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NYC police plan show of force to keep peace on Election Day

The 5,000 officers assigned to election duty is double the amount usually assigned on Election Day and is more comparable to security in place on New Year's Eve or during Pope Francis' recent visit. The security comes as Secret Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation closely monitor. With the breadth of Tuesday's security plan established, Waters addressed a terrorism threat widely reported on Friday.

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2 police officers shot, wounded in the Bronx

The recruit was training with the two sergeants when they tried to stop a vehicle driven by Manuel Rosales, a suspect in a home invasion, on Friday, November 4, 2016. Andrew Cuomo announced the sergeant's death Friday. A news conference with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill is expected shortly at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, where the wounded officers were taken.

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump sprint to finish in final campaign appeals

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally in Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 7, 2016, the final day of campaigning before the election. Trump kicked off his Election Day eve blitz with a rally Monday in Florida. While he reminded crowds of how he came in as an outsider and was nearly nostalgic about how "it's been a long journey", he remained aggressive in attacking Clinton up to the last minute, calling her the "face of failure".

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TUESDAY ELECTION 101: What you need to know for election day

Individuals who are unable to enter the polling place may vote curbside. Campaigning: It is unlawful to campaign for any candidate or party within 150 feet of a polling place, unless on private property. Voters should make sure they bring a photo identification card; it's the law for voting in person. Tsujii said that the busiest times at the polls are likely to be early in the morning as people vote on the way to work and later in the evening when they are on the way home.

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Trump tells backers in MI 'we have to win'

Watch Indiana for an early indicator in the tug-of-war for control of the Senate; if Evan Bayh can manage a comeback, that'll be a good sign for Democrats hoping to retake the Senate. "This is a whole different ballgame", Trump said in Minneapolis, predicting victory in a state that hasn't voted Republican since 1972. The president called Trump "temperamentally unfit to be commander in chief", alluding to a report yesterday - quickly disputed by the GOP nominee's campaign - that his aides ...

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Record Early Voting in Wisconsin Grows

Bush won the state easily four years later, but President Barack Obama carried the state during the last two elections. "I'm just happy that people are coming out". In Virginia, you can bring your child age 15 years or younger into the booth. If you do not have a photo ID you may sign an affidavit of identity and we've started now checking those affidavits.

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USA judge to weigh North Carolina voter intimidation warnings

The state's Democratic Party filed a lawsuit last week-similar to lawsuits filed in five other swing states-alleging possible voter intimidationand requesting an injunction compelling the Trump campaign to not harass voters. A federal judge in New Jersey on Saturday ruled there was no evidence the Republican National Committee was engaged in efforts to intimidate voters .

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National Basketball Association roundup: Wade, Bulls down Celtics

And put myself in a position where I can live a dream out. The ball would get placed in Wade's hands with a few dozen seconds remaining, and just like his days in Miami, he sunk a clutch three-pointer to put his team up, 104-99. Wade said he likes the way the Celtics are playing and that teams are going to have trouble stopping them this season. "Great move for them", Wade said.

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Bitter election campaign to conclude as Americans choose new president

The former secretary of state and her campaign have been intently focused on get-out-the-vote and early voting efforts over the last few weeks, urging Americans to resist the temptation to stay home and vote before November 8 if they can. One other state to watch is New Hampshire . The crowd at the airport certainly thought he can win. Som other polls are too close to call. Trump kicked off his Election Day eve blitz with a rally Monday in Florida .

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Clinton Ends 18 Months of Campaigning With Raucous North Carolina Rally

Clinton is likely to win the election if she wins every traditionally Democratic states and a couple of swing states. "I really do want to be the president for everybody - people who vote for me, people who vote against me", she said. "Tomorrow is the election, but that is just the beginning". She said the best way for Americans to express gratitude to the Obamas would be to elect the only presidential candidate committed to preserving Obama's legacy.

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Police Shoot Female Journalist At Standing Rock

In an exclusive interview this week, Obama suggested the Dakota Access pipeline could be rerouted around sacred Native American lands. Though the pipeline will not cross into Sioux territory, tribal leaders argue it will disturb historical burial grounds and could endanger the tribe's source of water, the Missouri River, under which the pipeline is supposed to pass.

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Weather: Quiet & Sunny Start to the Week (11/7 AM)

Election Day looks cloudy and damp with temperatures stuck in the 50s to low 60s. North wind around 10 miles per hour. Highs will be in the mid- to upper-40s those two days. North winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. Areas east of HWY 63 and could drop to the freezing mark Friday night . Then, on Thursday , after a few morning clouds, we'll see sunshine and highs in the lower 60s.

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NYT Poll: Clinton Heads Into Election Day Four Points Ahead Nationally

Final predictions from statistically-based election forecasters also came in on Monday, with Benchmark Politics posting final odds of a Clinton win at 87 percent. As foreign capitals looked on in grim suspense, and with Tuesday's poll hanging in the balance, the 69-year-old Democrat gathered a galaxy of political and show business star power in Philadelphia, birthplace of the republic, to urge unity.

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This Police Photograph Sent One St. Louis Mother Searching for Answers

I guess the best words to describe her are she's very saddened", the family's attorney, Antonio Romanucci , told The Huffington Post about Staton on Monday. The North County Police Cooperation have said that they are doing an internal investigation and can not comment because it is ongoing. " That's what I am looking for, I'm looking for some answers ", Staton said.

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Candidates rally in MI the day before election

Thousands of Trump supporters filled the DeVos Convention Center in Grand Rapids for the event, some voters 6 News talked to say, they came to the event as an undecided voter, hoping to allow Trump to sway them before getting out to the polls.

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Election officials: Illinois early voting breaks records

Or if you're a Clinton supporter, you may be tempted to sign up as a "poll watcher" to watch the poll watchers. You can find your polling place at mnvotes.org or by calling the Secretary of State's Voter Information Line at 651-215-1440 in the metro or 1-877-600-VOTE in Greater Minnesota.

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Trump tests strength of the Republican brand

Voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose Democrat Clinton or Republican Donald Trump for president, but also to fill 34 U.S. Senate seats in the 100-chamber body and all 435 House seats. OH law, she noted, "proscribes voter intimidation", including any attempt to "obstruct, intimidate, or interfere with an elector in registering or voting at a place of registration or election".

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Free Krispy Kreme doughnut for voters on Election Day

Krispy Kreme will be giving one free doughnut to every person who shows up at a participating location wearing an "I Voted" sticker on November 8. As if there weren't already a million reasons to go out and vote, Krispy Kreme is handing out free donuts to those who did.

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Coroner: 3rd body found on SC man's property

Another person whose family members died in a 2003 quadruple slaying says the unexpected arrest of a suspect in the case will bring the families peace. A suspected serial killer in SC may have made veiled references to the alleged killings in a series of Amazon .com product reviews. He was released in 2001, and managed to obtain a real estate licence in SC in 2006.

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Voter education: What you should know before heading to the polls

In Aiken County, Holland said about 17,000 people had voted as of noon Monday, surpassing 2012 when there was roughly 15,000 absentee voters . Voters typically head to the polls at three specific time intervals each election day: early mornings, business lunch hours and immediately after work.

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Jury Selection Postponed In Trial Of Church Shooting Suspect Dylann Roof

Saying juror selection would be called off Monday, Gergel read a statement from the bench that he'd be holding a hearing from which prosecutors, reporters and the public would be excluded. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg told the Post and Courier: "I hope and believe we will be an inspiration to everyone not in just how to conduct a trial but in how we can constructively move forward and treat everyone with love and respect rather than hate".

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The Polls -- All Of Them -- Show Hillary Clinton Leading

Binder. Nine percent were still undecided. Now, we will be fighting hard, but I believe we are winning. He said the USA should focus on defeating the so-called Islamic State rather than convincing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to stand down.

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Sen. Toomey Expects Congressional Investigations of Clinton

Later, McGinty warmed up a crowd of hundreds waiting to see Vice President Joe Biden in a Bristol school gymnasium in 15 miles north of Philadelphia. The Obamas and rockers Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi also will be at Independence Mall.

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

Chants of "Drain the swamp! Drain the swamp" rose from the crowd. She held a small lead in national polls and in key battleground states. But we can see a huge difference in some of the polls regarding the United States election results. It gave Trump a windfall opportunity to recover ground lost while battling accusations of sexual assault. She was closing out her campaigning with a midnight rally in Raleigh, North Carolina .

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Jury selection halted in Charleston church shooting

Gergel did not say specifically what the attorneys wanted to discuss, saying only the request had to do with Roof's right to a fair and impartial jury and trial. Before Gergel cleared the courtroom, a Post and Courier reporter asked that a recording or transcript be provided after the hearing detailing all matters that do not fall within the bounds of attorney-client privilege.

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Hispanics going to the polls in record numbers in U.S. election

Romney won North Carolina by two points. Nevada is critical to Trump's chances of assembling an Electoral College majority. Tim Kaine to the Badger State and former rival Sen. In North Carolina, more than two-thirds of the expected votes have been cast. But what exactly does Clinton's early-vote advantage in Nevada tell us? "There's certainly been a lack of enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton as compared to Barack Obama", Duke University political scientist Kerry Haynie said last week.

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Q2 Weather: Slightly Cooler for Monday

Low temperatures will drop into the upper 30s inland. Election Day on Tuesday may see some scattered rain showers in Western New York, according to meteorologist Aaron Reynolds of the National Weather Service in Buffalo. Rain will spread into our northwest counties by mid-morning Tuesday . West winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. Highs both days are near 60 degrees. Thursday night.Clear.

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Democrats To Appeal Ruling Favoring Trump Campaign in Voter Intimidation Case

He said the Democratic Party "contrived to transform this litigation into a mad scramble" with the late filing and by not producing any evidence of the claim that the Republican presidential candidate and his supporters are "illegally conspiring to suppress minority voting".

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Clinton leads Trump by 3 points

On the other hand, Clinton has improved from 45.4% to 46% in the same time span. "Rubio is maintaining his six percentage point lead from our poll earlier in the month". A comeback for Donald Trump? Trump's top advisers have conceded in recent days the businessman is trailing Clinton. The "hidden Trump vote" would not necessarily be apparent in early vote totals that are based exclusively on party registration.

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Elián González attorney calls Janet Reno 'brave'

Her post-government work included a 2013 appearance as a guest character on the animated show " The Simpsons ". She championed early childhood education before it was commonly understood that providing young children with education was critical to their later success, and loved meeting kids.

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Jury Selection Postponed In Death Penalty Case For Charleston Church Shooting

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Gergel had halted jury selection Monday to privately hear a motion filed by Dylann Roof's attorneys earlier that morning. Roof's attorneys argued in court filings and in hearings that the death penalty is unconstitutional and should not be considered. Roof is white, his victims were black.

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Democrats Take Trump And His Push To Observe Voters To Supreme Court

That ruling Sunday granted the Donald Trump campaign's request to block a Cleveland federal judge's restraining order that Democrats said was needed to prevent voter intimidation. In Pennsylvania, U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond denied a request to pre-emptively ban Republicans from polling places, saying that Democrats had not produced any evidence there would be problems.

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Michael Slager trial opening statements

Opening arguments could come later in the day. The defense wants to exclude it, arguing the "video showing the shooting of Walter Scott taken by a passerby is 'highly prejudicial, '" defense attorney Andy Savage argued Wednesday in a motion filed in court.

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NY voters to decide which party controls state Senate

The case is part of a flurry of courtroom efforts by the Democrats around the country to head off what they say is vigilantism by the Trump campaign and its backers. But a federal appeals court blocked the order on Sunday after the Trump campaign argued that it tramples on the First Amendment right to free speech and was issued without evidence of voter intimidation even though early balloting has been going on in OH for weeks.

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NYC Marathon: a 3-peat and a debut win

Every year, runners from all over the world head to Manhattan to race one another through the five boroughs of New York City. Lucas Rotich of Kenya finished second in the men's field. According to The New Yorker , the two children - whom she describes as "her major motivating factor" - came to New York City for this first time this year to watch their mother cross the finish line and win the race.


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