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Candidates for senator, governor fan out across Indiana

Currently, Republicans hold a majority in the United States Senate with 54 members, Democrats with 44 members and two Independent Senators caucus with the Democrats. "The allegations raised here with respect to hotels do not reconcile with Senate travel records in at least one instance", Ben Ray, Bayh's spokesman, told Politico.

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US election: Democrats lose suit seeking to bar voter intimidation

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said in a statement that she voted to deny the Democratic party's case because OH already has laws in place to stymie voter intimidation. But she said she will keep an eye on the balloting and could revisit the case quickly if there's evidence of a conspiracy to suppress voting. And in a nod to what the judge called "unique and special enthusiasm in this election", he said he'll hold a hearing Tuesday if any reports surface that day of voter ...

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Falcons sign GM Dimitroff to a 3-year contract extension

However, Dimitroff admitted in June to the Talk of Fame Network (via Jared Dubin of CBS Sports) he came into the 2016 season on the hot seat after the Falcons missed the postseason three years in a row. "We're going to do all in our power to put it together". In his nine years with the Falcons, Dimitroff - a two-time NFL Executive of the Year - has seen his teams post a combined 80-57 record, the eighth-best mark in the league during that stretch.

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Wisconsin voters shatter absentee record

And there have been some heated polling site confrontations between Trump voters and Hillary Clinton backers. The program included a new website , MyIowaVote.com , that allowed voters to receive text alerts and reminders, register to vote and request absentee ballots.

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US Navy Veteran Joins North Dakota Oil Pipeline Protesters

Jackson said he was there "to pray together, protest together and if necessary go to jail together". The Rev. John Floberg, an Episcopal minister from the Standing Rock Reservation who organized the event, called for "peaceful, prayerful, nonviolent and lawful activity here".

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Newt Gingrich Sees 'Long, Difficult' Years Ahead No Matter Who Wins

According to three campaign advisers who asked to remain anonymous, Trump's transition staff is eyeing Rudy Giuliani for the position of attorney general, Newt Gingrich for the position of secretary of state, and Reince Priebus for chief of staff should Trump win the election, NBC News reported.

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Clinton closes campaign with straight-to-camera ad

For Trump to win, he will have to take most of those states. After the rally in Floirda, he was headed to North Carolina , Pennsylvania and New Hampshire . She's also making stops in MI and North Carolina . Trump's win relies on an unlikely combination of turnouts. Trump, meanwhile, started his day with a sprawling stump speech that kept up his broadsides against Washington , the health care system and Clinton, but also included almost-goofy comic relief.

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Murder Trial of South Carolina Cop Who Shot Walter Scott to Begin

Slager stopped the 50-year-old man for a busted tail light on his Mercedes Benz, after which he approached the driver's side window to ask Scott for his driver's license and other papers for the vehicle, the police dash cam video showed. The Charleston area remained calm past year after both shootings, in contrast to cities that were rocked by violence after deadly confrontations between black citizens and white police officers.

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Transit workers win in Philadelphia strike

The union representing about 4,700 transit workers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has reached a tentative agreement with SEPTA following a weeklong strike. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) chairman Pasquale Deon said on Monday the agreement provided Transportation Workers Union Local 234 with wage increases and pension improvements, and maintains healthcare coverage levels while addressing the rising costs.

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Arrest Made in August Stabbing Death of Ithaca Student

I want to thank the Ithaca Police Department , the Cornell University Police Department and other law enforcement partners for their dedication, tenacity and coordinated efforts that culminated in today's arrest. Nazaire was a sophomore at Ithaca College in the business school and Brooklyn native, who friends and professors remember as an ambitious business student.

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Amid 'ridiculous' scrutiny, Aaron Rodgers seems to have groove back

But, he lost his voice after the Falcons pulled out a 33-32 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at the Georgia Dome. The Packers didn't forget about Jones, who torched their defense in the last meeting in 2014. "His teammates respond to him because of the toughness and his attitude that he displays for them all the time". Rookies Trevor Davis and Geronimo Allison scored for the first time, while Jeff Janis had his first regular-season touchdown.

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Asian Shares Jump as FBI Decides Not to Charge Clinton

Major North American stock markets soared Monday as investors placed their bets on Democrat Hillary Clinton emerging victorious over Republican Donald Trump , on the eve of a historic USA presidential election. HCA Holdings rose $4, or 5.3 percent, to $79.33, while Humana added $8.15, or 4.9 percent, to $175.57. The slide in the VIX reflected less anxiety among investors.

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NC NAACP Sues Over Claims of Voter Suppression in Some Counties

The federal lawsuit filed on Monday by the North Carolina NAACP seeks to reverse the mass cancellations of voter registrations that have occurred in the Tar Heel state in time for the voters who had their registrations tossed to be able to vote on or before November 8.

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Walter Scott Shooting Trial Begins With Nearly All-White Jury

Testimony is underway in the trial of a former SC police officer charged with murdering a suspect as he ran away from a traffic stop. Solicitor Scarlett Wilson told a jury of 11 whites and one black in her opening statement on Thursday that former officer Michael Slager may have been provoked if Walter Scott wrestled his Taser from him.

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Trump takes the lead in Virginia

An Associated Press analysis of early voting data in North Carolina shows blacks have cast 111,000 fewer ballots than at this point four years ago, when Obama lost the state by about 92,000 votes. On Wednesday, however, Clinton had been slightly ahead at 50.1% to Trump's 49.9%. On Wednesday in Las Vegas, Clinton asked supporters at a local pipe fitters union hall to "imagine with me what it would be like to have Donald Trump sitting in the Oval Office come next January".

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Michigan QB Wilton Speight shares Big Ten award with a Buckeye

They most recently lost to IL last week. Against Pittsburgh, Penn State allowed 341 yards rushing in a 42-39 loss and two weeks later MI ran for six scores on their way to 326 yards on the ground (515 total yards, 49 points). This is Speight's second career offensive player of the week award and second of the season. Well, better late than never. Good luck to opposing coaches going forward.

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What to call Bill if Hillary wins? First Husband?

By 1968 however, she had transformed. But she faced criticism after an attack on the USA consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012 killed four Americans while she was secretary of state. Hillary Rodham Clinton is living proof. One sign of how she might operate: As a senator from NY immediately after leaving the White House, Clinton earned a surprising reputation of working with Republicans on Capitol Hill.

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Hillary gains advantage with Federal Bureau of Investigation announcement

John Fredricks, the Chairman of the Trump Campaign in the State of Virginia said Trump would get more than the required votes to become president. "Believe me, the Iran deal, where we made them rich, we also gave them a direct path to nuclear weapons, but we'll be working with Israel closely, very closely", the Republican nominee said.

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US Democrats lose suit seeking to bar voter intimidation

The director of the State Board of Elections said last week that the U.S. Justice Department will send monitors to four counties: Cumberland, Forsyth, Robeson and Wake. But Comey's letter may have accentuated this process. Both Barack Obama and Bill Clinton failed to achieve all their first term goals thanks to an organised Republican Party machine.

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Merrill: Observers coming to ensure ADA compliance at polls

The number of people on the rolls is some 35,000 more than those who registered in 2008 when outgoing President Barack Obama was on the ballot for his first term. NBC Connecticut asked Mayor Harp. "It's a small office so they were really busy doing all of that work". Gostin and Vardu said they are expecting about 800 same-day registrations.

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GOP VP nominee Mike Pence honors slain Iowa officers at Arizona rally

The shootings are the latest attacks on police in the United States during a time of intense public debate over race and the criminal justice system in America. The 24-year-old rookie officer was thrilled when he landed an internship at the Urbandale Police Department last year, while he was a senior at Simpson College in Indianola.

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FBI's big test: Clinton email probe raises political doubts

Trump leads in four states. On Saturday and Sunday, voters from states where the election results are not in doubt travelled to swing states like Pennsylvania to campaign. Roughly half the states with advance voting have reported record turnout, including Florida and Nevada, which have booming Hispanic populations, a possible good sign for Clinton.

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Watch Obama in Ann Arbor stumping for Clinton on eve of election

Obama also decried what he called a "dust cloud of nonsense" driven by people watching certain candidates speak and then parroting that speech on social media. Michigan, normally a Democratic stronghold, has emerged as a crucial battleground this year, one that Trump, the Republican nominee, hopes will give him a path to victory.

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FBI Director not recommending charges for Clinton after latest email review

Director James Comey's surprise letter to lawmakers clearing Clinton had much of the Federal Bureau of Investigation buzzing. The FBI seized all devices containing 650,000 emails to investigate Weiner, husband of Clinton's closest aide Huma Abedin.

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She Always Stood Up For Us When No Else Would

Truman. Reno chaired the Florida Governor's Council for the Prosecution of Organized Crime in 1979-80. During her early career, she worked as a private attorney at two law firms in the Miami area. "She was always challenging to make sure there was a sound legal basis for what people were doing". "To resign was to give into anarchy", she said.

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Jury Selection for Church Shooting Suspect Delayed

The trial will once again put the south and race relations in a spotlight as Dylann Roof , 22, goes on trial for the murders of nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Former Charleston police officer Michael Slager is accused of murder for the 2015 shooting of Walter Scott , an unarmed black man, in North Charleston.

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Property Damage Reported After 5.0 Mag Quake Hits Oklahoma near Cushing

He says access to the worst-hit areas remains restricted as crews continue to assess the damage. The epicenter of the quake was just 2 miles (3.2 km) from Cushing, Oklahoma, the delivery point for one of the world's benchmark oil prices and the home to storage tanks holding almost 60 million barrels of crude.

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Second body found on farm of suspected serial killer

WOODRUFF, S.C. (AP) - Law enforcement investigators have expanded their search for human remains beyond the SC property where they discovered a woman chained inside a storage container after the landowner confessed to a 13-year-old quadruple slaying and led them to graves where he says two bodies are buried.

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Federal appeals court stays order blocking 'voter intimidation' activities in Ohio

A senior Democratic aide said the October controversy, which consumed US political campaigns for over a week, could reduce by at least 10 the number of House seats Democrats may be able to capture from Republicans on Election Day. Yes, if Democrats were hoping that Donald Trump's rhetoric about rigged voting and extremely intemperate comments from some of his supports would lead to quick court orders against him.

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Keitany And McFadden Extend Winning Streaks In NYC Marathon

Mary Keitany defended her title Sunday in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 24 minutes, 26 seconds, winning her third straight women's title. Previous year in New York , Keitany pulled away around the 21-mile mark. This was her third straight NY win. She set a USA record in the 10,000 meters while finishing sixth at the Olympics in August. Marchant has been better the past 12 months at recognizing the warning signs - namely pain in the hip, butt and quadriceps muscle - and she ran the Rio ...

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Clinton tells MI supporters election is between 'division and unity'

Clinton is better positioned than Trump with a narrow lead in national polls and an advantage in many battleground states. Ambiguously, Comey added that "we don't know the significance of this newly discovered collection of emails, I don't want to create a misleading impression".

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President Campaigns for Clinton in MI

Since last Tuesday, Obama has hit the road every day, with the exception of Saturday, for Democrats and Clinton. In New Hampshire, she rang alarm bells about Trump's temperament and his comments that he's OK with allowing more countries like Saudi Arabia to acquire nuclear weapons.

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Justices reject Ohio Democrats' appeal in voter intimidation case

Cases brought in Pennsylvania and MI are still pending. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied an emergency request by the Ohio Democratic Party to reinstate a lower court's order that sought to bar Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his supporters from intimidating voters at the polls.

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Ayotte, Hassan hit dumps, diners in final campaign weekend

She accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of inviting Russian Federation to attack the USA election system and called Ayotte's pas support for him troubling. During the debate, both Ayotte and Hassan accused the other of embracing gridlock over progress. Hassan started her day by attending several canvass kickoff events with other Democrats.

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Appeals court rules in favor of Trump campaign on OH voter intimidation

Still, most of the vulnerable House seats are held by Republicans, and Democrats are confident they can cut deeply into the GOP's majority, perhaps regaining as many as 10 or 15 seats. In New Hampshire , Republican incumbent Kelly Ayotte has retained a modest polling lead through most of the fall against Democratic challenger Maggie Hassan .


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