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Pence Plane Skids Off Runway In Nail-Biting Close Call

But when your plane skids off the runway at LaGuardia Airport in NY, as happened to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday night, the TV news outlets come calling. Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is fine after a Thursday night scare. " We could feel the plane moving, and it was just not a natural landing that you experience recalled reporters who were on the plane".

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40 to 50 buildings damaged in Oklahoma earthquake

Cushing is home to one of the largest oil storage terminals in the world. The OCC reports it is working on an action plan for disposal wells near the Cushing quake epicenter. State regulators in Oklahoma have also tried to reduce the risk of future earthquakes by shutting down or reducing activity at wastewater wells in the area.

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'Pipeline Crossroads of the World' hit with strong quake

Pipeline owners near a crucial Oklahoma oil hub reported little damage and resumed normal service after a magnitude 5 natural disaster struck late Sunday. The U.S. Geological Survey said initially that Sundays quake was of magnitude 5.3 but later lowered the reading to 5.0. City Manager Steve Spears said a few minor injuries were reported and questioned whether some of the communitys century-old buildings might be unsafe.

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Students hit the polls for mock elections

But some students say there's another reason why they're voting today, and plan to in years to come. She said she chose to participate in electioneering over the other tasks available, like voter check-in, because "I believe we should stick with what is right", and she wanted to be able to convince other students that Clinton is the best choice for president.

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Journalist hit with rubber bullet at DAPL protest

According to the Washington Post , "At least 20,000 people held a major rally of the local Occupy movement inFrankfurt on Saturday to decry austerity measures affecting much of Europe, the dominance of banks, and what they call untamed capitalism".

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Penn State fined $2.4M for mishandling sex crimes on campus

Nearly exactly five years after Pennsylvania State University was rocked by the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal, the fallout continues, this time with the U.S. In court filings, Lindsay had said that the man had recently changed his story yet again, recanting his abuse allegations in an interview with a Sandusky supporter.

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Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton: Cast Your Vote Here

Speaking to boisterous rally in Sarasota, Trump interrupted his remarks to coo at a baby and comment on a hat in the crowd. When he spotted a mask of his face, he took it and held it up for all to see. Her campaign says it's been buoyed by strong turnout in states that vote early. Trump gave no ground to Clinton or to polls showing her with a narrow lead.

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Ipsos States of the Nation: Clinton has 90 percent chance of winning

They also note that a number of racists and anti-Semites seem attracted to Trump's campaign. He railed against Washington , the health care system and Clinton. The campaign said the "personal and positive" message would reach some 20 million people just hours before polls open nationwide. Her campaign says it's been buoyed by strong turnout in states that vote early.

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Tim Kaine Plays the Harmonica With Jon Bon Jovi at Florida Rally

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will also be in attendance, as well as former President Bill Clinton. Saturday's event continued the theme for the Clinton campaign to bring major star-power out to encourage people to vote on election day.

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Closed hearing ends in church shooting trial

Gergel said jury selection would resume on Wednesday. From an initial field of 3,000 residents from across the Lowcountry, 747 people filled out jury questionnaires for the Roof case in September. The 22-year-old is accused of killing nine black people at the historically black Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. Dylann Roof, 22, faces a possible death sentence in the federal trial stemming from the killings at Emanuel AME Church a year ago.

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Wisconsin sets new early voting record

That translates to 69.6 percent of Wisconsin's 2016 voting-age population of 4.5 million. The Wisconsin Elections Commission says 797,740 people took advantage of absentee voting options ahead of Election Day. Early in-person absentee voting ended in most cities on Friday, although some offered opportunities through the weekend. Astrella cited the lifted restrictions, candidates urging voters to cast ballots early, and nice weather as possible turnout drivers.

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Indianapolis Colts hold off Green Bay Packers

They just continue to work and work and work and work. That's all the Colts needed, who not only scored but milked all but 11 seconds off the clock. And Luck enjoyed throwing to a healthy Donte Moncrief when T.Y. Where did Jordan Todman come from? "Didn't quite understand what [receiver Randall] Cobb's status was, so we got him in there the last couple drives, but yeah, it was frustrating".

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#WalterScott: Michael Slager's Trial For Scott's Murder Begins In Charleston

There have been widespread protests, some violent, in cities such as Baltimore; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago; and Ferguson, Missouri. Slager's attorneys claimed state and federal authorities worked together to try to convict Slager, and his attorneys said he can not be tried twice for the same crime .

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Chicagoans Shatter Early Voting Records, Facing Hours-Long Lines

Gash added that the Tenth Democrats will have 125 lawyers roaming the district on Election Day to make sure that "everyone who is entitled to vote is actually allowed to vote". "Further, the connected weaknesses of Hillary Clinton, Deborah Ross, and Roy Cooper when combined with the clear Democrat voter apathy, shows the once dynamic Obama Coalition crumbling and exhausted".

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Oklahoma Oil Hub Rocked By 19th Quake In One Week

Cushing City Manager Steve Spears said Monday that the damage from the magnitude 5.0 quake includes cracks in buildings and fallen bricks and facades. Cushing High School canceled classes on Monday in order to assess damage, according to a message on its Facebook page . Scientists have linked Oklahoma's uptick in earthquakes to the underground injection of wastewater during oil and gas production.

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Mary Keitany wins third straight New York City Marathon

American Molly Huddle was third in 2:28:13 in her marathon debut. Teammate Marilyn Arsenault, the Canadian record holder in the 45-49 category, posted a time of 2:54:19 and finished 34th overall. One could argue that Jemima Sumgong of Kenya, who has won the London marathon and the Olympics this year, is the best marathoner in the world right now but no one can dispute Keitany's dominance in NY.

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California braces for high election turnout, voter confusion

We also have Michigan.gov/vote and I can't promote that enough because you get to see your ballot. Same-day registration is not available on Election Day. The full ballot count could go on through the weekend and into next week. It depends on where you live. ANSWER: We have a system of checks and balances, probably like no other state.

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Sheriff: Additional body found on property of serial killer Todd Kohlhepp

Todd Kohlhepp accepted responsibility for an unsolved 2003 massacre the day before the 13th anniversary of the deaths that stumped authorities, said Sheriff Chuck Wright , who was first elected a year after the murders. Spartanburg County Magistrate Judge Danny Burns said Kohlhepp will be arraigned on January 19, according to the Herald-Journal. Mr Carver's body has since been found on the property.

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Kenyans go for fourth consecutive NY sweep

Keflezighi tweeted that he was "So HAPPY to announce" that he would conclude his career at the New York City Marathon. Eritrean debutante Ghimray Ghebreslassie is also likely to be a major threat with the 20-year-old having finished fourth at Rio 2016.

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Election Day freebies and deals

California Tortilla: Voters can get free chips and queso with any purchase when they say "Make queso great again", "I'm with queso", or "I vote for queso" while ordering. The offer is available at California Tortilla locations nationwide. Uber: Uber is giving new riders $20 off with the code "VOTETODAY". The ride won't be entirely free as taxes and fees still apply, the company said.

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Katie McGinty Is the Best Choice for Pennsylvania's Working Families

Toomey has criticized Trump but wouldn't rule out voting for him or supporting him. "My campaign has reached out to the family to convey that this is not what our politics should be about and we can not tolerate these actions in our community", Katie McGinty said.

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"Stealing" an election Trump voters keep committing fraud at the polls

However, most voters in MI and Pennsylvania cast their ballots on Election Day - which means her campaign hasn't built the early voting advantage already in place elsewhere. The event will underline the remarkable role the Obamas have played during the campaign in support of the current president's former political rival - one that is unprecedented at least since Ronald Reagan campaigned for his chosen successor, George H.W.

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President Buhari departs Abuja to Edo for a 2-day work visit

At the Central Hospital, Benin City, President Muhammadu Buhari was received by a powerful delegation of federal and state government officials, party chieftains, traditional rulers and other residents of the state. - President Buhari will also commission the Upper Siluko Road and the Samuel Ogbemudia College (formerly New Era College, Benin City). At the event, President Buhari praised the state-of-the art facility rebuilt by the Governor, noting that he had the choice of using the ...

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Body Found on Property Where Woman Held Chained ID'd as Missing Boyfriend

He says the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security are involved. In addition to the kidnapping charge, Kohlhepp was charged Sunday with four counts of murder related to a 2003 quadruple homicide , and authorities have said he could be linked to as many as seven deaths in all.

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UI roundup: McFadden wins New York Marathon

Keitany finished with a time of 2 hours, 24 minutes, and 26 seconds. Eritrea's Ghirmay Ghebreslassie and Kenya's Mary Keitany won the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Kenya's Lucas Rotich took second in 2:08:53, with the USA's Abdi Abdirahman placing third in 2:11:23. Defending champion Stanley Biwott of Kenya withdrew at 10 miles with a right calf injury.

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Dozens of buildings damaged in Oklahoma quake

Oklahoma has been dubbed by media as the new quake capital of the country, because prior to 2009, the state had fairly negligible seismic activity. Cushing's oil storage terminal is one of the world's largest. About two months ago a magnitude 5.6 quake, the strongest ever recorded in Oklahoma, shook the area, but was centered farther from the oil hub. The Oil and Gas Division (OGCD) of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) and the Oklahoma Geological Survey is working on evaluating ...

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Hillary Clinton Won't Face Charges For New Emails, FBI Director Tells Congress

Some of the respondents were contacted after FBI Director James Comey announced Sunday that he still saw no reason to indict Clinton for her use of a private server, a conclusion he came to in July. This time last week, Clinton's chances were higher, at 77.3 percent. An overview of Monday's state poll results show Trump with huge leads in Kentucky, Idaho, South Dakota and Louisiana, while New Hampshire, New York, Minnesota and Colorado are all in Clinton's favor.

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Trump and Clinton close campaigns with chase for electors

FBI Director James Comey notified Congress Sunday that a review of new emails connected to Clinton's servers did produce evidence that would warrant charges. Her campaign says it's been buoyed by strong turnout in states that vote early, including Nevada and Florida . The Justice Department says it will send more than 500 staffers to 28 states on Election Day to monitor the polls.

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Justice Department warns about voter challenges

The voters' names were removed through challenges filed by activists, which the NAACP said was illegal under federal law less than 90 days before an election. A lawyer says a North Carolina county was reluctant to remove thousands of voters from its rolls but felt obligated by law. "It nearly looks like a cattle call, the way people are being purged", Biggs said, according to Slate Magazine.

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FBI Director James Comey's Writes Letter to Congress Over Clinton's Emails

Comey said the Federal Bureau of Investigation has worked "around the clock to process and review a large number of emails" obtained from a device belonging to Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former congressman and estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin.

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Democrats step up campaign against Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Campaigning in Kent, Ohio , on Monday, Clinton brushed away the investigation, saying voters have already made up their minds on the email issue. The media will be despised and mistrusted even more than they are now (if that's even possible!).

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Janet Reno, First Female U.S. Attorney General, Dies at 78

And as President Clinton's attorney general, Janet Reno vigorously prosecuted violators of the Freedom to Access Clinic Entrances (FACE) law, signed in 1994, which thwarts free speech by preventing pro-lifers from ministering to pregnant women seeking abortions.

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Rallying for Standing Rock

On November 1, US President Barack Obama said that the federal government is considering re-routing the pipeline in response to opposition. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave Morton County orders to take down the bridge. It could also have catastrophic environmental impacts should it leak, including poisoning the Missouri River, according to CNN. "The injustices done to Native people in North Dakota and throughout the country must be addressed".

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Former Celtics first-round draft pick joining Bulls

When a loose ball found it's way out to DWade, he calmly sunk the biggest shot of the night before Bradley had a chance to fully recover. In season 2015-16, Chicago finished ninth in the Eastern Conference with a 42-40 record, which meant they did not qualify for playoffs the first time in eight seasons.

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Inside the finish line before the 2016 NYC Marathon

The 26-year-old Rotich's credentials are not as impressive, but he continues to improve on the roads and is one of only five men in the field who have broken two hours and eight minutes for the marathon. "Our citizenship was taken away from us so I was eager to become a USA citizen and am very proud of it", said the personal trainer, nutritionist and skincare consultant.


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