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Ride technician dies while working inside Universal Orlando attraction

Planning documents filed with the city of Orlando reveal that Universal is planning a seventh on-site hotel. A gleaming glass tower rises above glistening pools at Universal Orlando Resort. Universal's Aventura Hotel, designed with the connected and value-savvy traveler in mind, will become the destination's sixth hotel and continue the unprecedented growth ongoing at Universal Orlando Resort.

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Clinton's Final Case To Voters: Be Part Of Something Bigger Than Ourselves

Later, Trump visited the traditionally Democratic state of MI, where he framed his candidacy as a historic choice for blue-collar voters he hopes will send him to the White House. Trump has denied the charges and threatened to sue his accusers - but his poll numbers with women only sank further. Hillary Clinton and husband and former President Bill Clinton turned up at their local voting booth in Chappaqua, New York, to vote.

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Pregnant Colorado woman votes on the way to giving birth

She didn't dodge her civic duties, even while in the process of giving birth to a new citizen. See the couple's fun selfie, below . Adelstein gave birth to a healthy little girl named Bella Rose . "Shortly after that I was like OK it's time - we got to get to the hospital". "Considering the gravity of this election.it wasn't a question to go vote".

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Woman runs down 3 outside court, jumps to her death

After striking them at high speed, Goldman allegedly backed up, striking one of the victims a second time before fleeing the scene. The incident occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. Christina Parson, 30, was pushing her friend's baby in a stroller nearby the deliberate collision and said Goldman's intent was clear. The chilling scene happened at Court and Main streets, just outside the Peter Spinetta Family Law Center, Ghisletta said.

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Jurors Considering Damages in Rolling Stone Case

They needed to run a retraction, the reporter said. Rolling Stone says its discredited story about a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house is a "badge of shame". Jurors found that the magazine and its publisher, Wenner Media , acted with actual malice because they republished the article on December 5 after they knew about the problems with Jackie's story.

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Three things to watch on USA election night

Asked who would win the presidential race on Tuesday, Ryan said he genuinely did not know, because "it is such a weird election, such a volatile election". "After tomorrow, the work will begin, and one of the highest priorities that I feel an obligation to address is how we bring the country together", the Democrat added, at a rally in MI.

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In Iowa, prayers for police officers ambushed and killed

Police responded to a report of shots fired shortly after 1 a.m. and found the Urbandale officer. Des Moines and Urbandale Police later said they had identified Greene, of Urbandale, as a suspect in the killings through "a series of leads and investigative tips".

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Giuliani: I didn't speak to any current FBI agents about Clinton investigation

He's not a judge. 'I've prosecuted people for this, even when I was sympathetic with the way in which they did it because they actually made a mistake'. It describes how Giuliani's law firm not only has ongoing business with agents, but that top former agents, including the city's bureau chief, have been some of Clinton's most vocal critics and have assailed Comey for shutting down the email inquiry last July.

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Polls open across Oklahoma for the 2016 election

The Senate that will be sworn in on Jan 3 will face a weighty decision early on - voting on a US Supreme Court justice to replace the conservative Justice Antonin Scalia who died last February. Stock up on sleep and buy a case of Mountain Dew, because we could be in for a long election night. GOP pollster Ed Goeas said the challenge for many Republicans in tight races is to capture both the Trump vote and the support of more traditional Republicans and independents who've rejected Trump.

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Tommy Arthur Scheduled To Be Executed

The order is signed by Justice Clarence Thomas . If they decide against it, the stay will be terminated. A request for comment from representatives of Arthur's attorneys was left Thursday evening. The defense offered to pay for it, but the state refused. When the state's supply of pentobarbital ran out in early 2014, the state switched to midazolam as the sedative.

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Joe Mathis: Washington edge rusher Mathis out for year

Mathis has missed the past three games and Petersen said there was a slight chance he could play in a postseason game by continuing with the rehab but surgery was the best long-term solution. Before the injury last month, the hybrid defensive end was having a breakthrough senior season, leading the Huskies with 5.0 sacks and 7.5 tackles for loss.

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Clinton still leads in a tighter race, poll shows

Trump, whose campaign has divided the Republican Party, hasn't relied on Hollywood headliners, or even top leaders from his own party. Obama had just said Trump was unfit to lead the country when he was interrupted by a white-haired white man in a beret and suit jacket with what appeared to be military patches, who stood up in the stairwell of the bleachers, waving a Trump campaign sign.

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Florida Takes Down Arkansas for 1st SEC Win

Defensively, Florida is allowing 11.7 points and 239.4 yards per game. Florida finished the game with 12 (t-w-e-l-v-e) rushing yards against one of the worst rushing defenses in the nation. The Hogs, who have seven freshmen or sophomores among the 10 offensive linemen on their two-deep depth chart, are surpassed only by SC in giving up the most sacks in the SEC (21).

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Federal Bureau of Investigation tells Congress it has not changed conclusion on Clinton emails

Clinton was en route to Cleveland on Sunday when Comey issued his letter. "We're glad this issue is resolved but for the record, this could easily have been learned before 1st letter was sent", Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon wrote on Twitter.

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Marijuana laws are on the ballot in several states. (Dreamstime image: Openrangestock)

This is a proposal to legalize the possession, use, selling, and production of marijuana for adults 21 and above. If Proposition 64 passes, I can envision that years from now we will be seeing the same type of public service commercials urging pot smokers to put away their bongs and pipes.

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Anti-Clinton Sentiment Reportedly Prompted FBI Leaks: 'The FBI Is Trumpland'

To pour more fuel on this fire, some House Democrats want the DOJ to investigate the FBI over these leaks. But in the next breath, he said: "Did I hear about it? ". There's already bad blood between the Justice Department and the FBI allegedly over the former's lackadaisical demeanor towards the bureau's probe into the Clinton Foundation; the FBI alleges that politically motivated roadblocks have been setup against them by DOJ.

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Utah in play after long backing GOP presidential candidates

That poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points. Utah's largest county, Salt Lake County, will decide a mayor race between popular incumbent Ben McAdams and Republican challenger Dave Robinson. If "Never Trump" House conservatives could muster enough support, they might be able to convince Democratic Party delegations, who would have no hope of electing Clinton, to choose to throw their support behind McMullin as part of a last-ditch effort to stop Donald ...

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Pak forces resort to heavy shelling along LOC in J&K

There has been firing by Pakistani troops along the LoC in Nowshera sector since the morning (08.45 hrs), said media reports quoting an army officer. "Shelling and firing exchanges are still going on in the area", he said. The strike was largely seen as India's response to the militant attack on an army camp in Kashmir's Uri , in which 19 soldiers died. The Rawalpindi-based 10 Corps, which controls militancy in Kashmir, has withdrawn 30,000 troops from restive Waziristan in the last few weeks ...

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Campaign would be 'single greatest waste of time' if he loses

That figure comes a day after the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it had found no criminal wrongdoing in Mrs Clinton's use of a private email server following a last-minute review that had put her campaign under a cloud, enabling Mr Trump to recover ground after a series of devastating scandals.

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Florida, Florida, Florida: State could swing US election

Nate Silver tweeted she has a "65% - 70%" change of winning the popular vote. That total was almost 49,000 more early votes than were cast in 2008, when President Barack Obama narrowly won this historically Republican state. Sixteen years after a chaotic ballot recount decided the presidency, voters in the Sunshine State may once again be pivotal in deciding the outcome of this year's USA election.

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Rubio Statement on Passing of Janet Reno

Not everyone in the USA approved of her decisions. But many she's worked with over the years say there's no doubt her legacy will live on well into the future. She graduated from Harvard in 1963. She is credited with writing the state's no-fault divorce law and overseeing a comprehensive reorganization of the state's court system.

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Some 40000 people at Clinton-Obama Philadelphia rally, new record for Democrats

Donald Trump is leading among voters who made up their minds in the past two weeks. Trump ended his marathon final day of campaigning with a final rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he implored his supporters to get out and vote. He already must win almost all of the roughly dozen battleground states. More than 4,500 people turned out. Record levels of early votes have been reported thus far by 23 states and the District of Columbia.

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World War II veterans honoured in the US

Sutter-Terlizzi Post 16 will conduct Veterans Day services at The River Walk in Shelton. The parade will begin at 11:11 a.m.to acknowledge the exact time the World War I Armistice was signed on November 11, 1918. All members of the community are invited to attend. The ceremony also will include patriotic songs sung by Evelyn Carr with short readings by Veterans and local officials.

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Threat of NC price hike and gas shortages after pipeline explosion

The pipeline explosion occurred on Monday. In North Carolina, Attorney General Roy Cooper reminded residents that North Carolina's price gouging law remains in effect. Lakoski said Colonial officials announced Pipeline 1 is expected to be returned to service by noon on Saturday and that Pipeline 2 is already back in service, though at limited capacity.

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Jurors Award $3 Million In Damages In Defamation Suit Against Rolling Stone

In late October, part of Eramo's lawsuit was dismissed by a federal judge who noted that jurors didn't think the story implied she was a "false friend" to the alleged victim in the story and said Eramo provided no evidence of defamation by implication.

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Safely GOP or battleground? Georgia voters get their say

There are 29 contested races in the House and 15 in the Senate. State GOP leaders are pointing to their party's voter registration numbers in key district races as a sign of possible success Tuesday to flip the Senate. Voters also prepared to choose the next secretary of state between Democratic Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie Toulouse Oliver of Albuquerque and state Rep.

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Janet Reno, AG who oversaw Waco and Elian Gonzalez, dies at 78

Close to 80 people reportedly died. "People judged her to be authentic and honest and working in their service". She was diagnosed in 1995 with Parkinson's disease . Reno grew up on a ranch with dozens of peacocks, all named Horace . She is credited with writing the state's no-fault divorce law and overseeing a comprehensive reorganization of the state's court system.

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Greitens, Blunt, MO GOP Candidates Rally In Joplin

The victor will replace Governor Jay Nixon (D), who is barred by term limits from seeking a third term. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for governor. Former Cass County Prosecutor Teresa Hensley (D) faces Constitutional lawyer Josh Hawley (R) of Columbia. Both Amendment 3 and Proposition A would increase the state's lowest-in-the-nation tobacco tax.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump make last-ditch appeal to United States voters

At long last, Election Day is here-and the final Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project poll does not look good for Donald Trump. "Even if we take out all of the states that we consider toss ups at the moment, so that could realistically either fall in Clinton's column or Trump's column, she is still over that magic threshold of 270 electoral college votes", Jacob said.

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Top Democrats Ask for Justice Department Investigation Into FBI Leaks

The stories - reported by the Wall Street Journal and Fox News - recounted how agents in NY and four other field offices began to probe the foundation previous year but were reportedly blocked by higher-ups in the Justice Department. But what's unknown is what role the Trump campaign's allies in New York City FBI circles had in creating a situation that forced Comey's hand in reopening the email investigation and publicly announcing it-unlike the bureau's inquiry into the Trump ...

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Voters could legalize marijuana for quarter of all Americans

It would be taxed at 15% and cultivation would also be taxed. Before him, the top cannabis reformer in USA government was former New Mexico Governor - and current Libertarian presidential candidate - Gary Johnson, who first called on the feds to legalize cannabis over 15 years ago.

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Clinton And Trump Chase Last-Minute Support On US Election Eve

Trump held a rally in Grand Rapids , less than 20 miles from where Clinton held her rally earlier at Grand Valley State University . "The immigration really is what stands out for me, because we have a lot of illegals coming over and taking our jobs and all our jobs are leaving and going to other counties so that's what really stood out to me", Alec Duzan said.

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Speaker Ryan says Clinton still compromised national security

He was joined there by Speaker Paul Ryan . Speculation has grown that Ryan may quit the speakership, but the Wisconsin Republican and his aides firmly dispute that notion. Comey upended the 2016 presidential race just 10 days ago when he sent a letter to Capitol Hill leaders indicating the FBI located additional emails potentially related to its investigation of Clinton's private email server and was reviewing tens of thousands of email messages.

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Pence's visit to Duluth shows campaign's changing view of odds in Minnesota

The Republican governor told a crowd of roughly a few hundred people that Trump would support better security at home and overseas, lower taxes, put a moratorium on new regulations and repeal the Affordable Care Act. "My feeling is a lot of people that are going to vote and they're just not ready to say it". "We are leading in one national poll after another and we will win in Michigan", Pence said.

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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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