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1 dead, 3 injured in possible shooting near voting site

Azusa Unified School District Superintendent Linda Kaminski said Slauson Middle School at 340 W. 5th St. and Mountain View Elementary at 201 N. Vernon Avenue were placed on lockdown due to the police activity. The shooting led to a lockdown for voters at both the Memorial Park North Recreation Center and nearby Dalton Elementary. He urged voters to avoid the area and "if necessary, cast a ballot at an alternate polling location" .

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#USElection2016: Trump casts vote in historic United States election

Markets have tended to see Clinton as the status quo candidate, and news favoring her bid often boosts investors' risk appetite. Trump made one of his final appearances late on Monday in Manchester, New Hampshire, where polls showed a tight race.

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Republican Donald Trump wins Indiana

The states that Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton will be biting their nails over are this year's projected swing states, where winning will be essential in order for one of the presidential hopefuls to clinch 270 electoral votes.

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Nevada: Catherine Cortez Masto is First Latina Elected to US Senate

Republicans had eyed the seat as their only promising pickup of a tough 2016 cycle, after recruiting efforts in Colorado fell short. Though Heck maintained a consistent lead in most public polls throughout the election, Cortez Masto appeared to gain support in October, giving Democratic allies hope that she could stage a late-race upset.

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Computer problem delays vote counting in Pueblo County

An election judge said that when polls closed at 7 p.m. there was still a line winding around the inside of the library and out the door. Gong said they had similar traffic Saturday as well. "We've never had this many ballots issued and returned", Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong said Sunday. "Because of the 100 percent early voting, we're more focused than ever before on a smaller number of people".

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Democratic hopes fade in Senate race

They are two of the key battlegrounds as Democrats try to break the GOP's 54-46 hold on the Senate majority. Colorado - Democratic Senator Michael Bennet won a third term, turning back a challenge from Republican Darryl Glenn. "We're standing with her, and climate change is on the ballot!" Mark Kirk had always been considered the most endangered Republican incumbent, as he faced a strong challenger in a state that favors Democrats in presidential election years.

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Associated Press John McCain, Ann Kirkpatrick make final push for Arizona votes

Lindsey Graham, which would not count because Graham is not a qualified write-in candidate. The race has garnered a lot of attention from the national political parties because it is one of the few districts Republicans have identified as a possible gain to their side of the aisle.

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GOP battles to limit losses, control House for 2 more years

The TV networks ABC and NBC both projected a Republican majority in the 435-seat chamber, which the party has controlled since 2010. Among Democrats to fall under the Republican onslaught was House Speaker Greg Stumbo, who for more than 30 years has been a Democratic power in Frankfort, according to an online news portal, courier-journal.com.

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Trump campaign sues in Nevada over polling

And then she excoriated Trump's attorneys for seeking the names of paid and volunteer poll workers. "Do you watch Twitter? " she asked. Judge Gloria Sturman at the Clark County Court said that the order would potentially make public the identities of poll workers, which could put them at risk of harassment.

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Kirk tries to fend off Duckworth, Dems for 2nd Senate term

At the end of the campaign, Kirk found himself on the defensive after making a biting reference to Duckworth's ethnic heritage (her mother is an immigrant from Thailand of Chinese descent and her father, who served as a U.S. Kirk spent much of what he raised on early TV attack ads as he attempted to negatively define his challenger in voters' minds. Kirk had served as a Navy intelligence officer before launching his storied political career.

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Sen. Richard Burr wins re-election over Democrat Deborah Ross

Richard Burr has held off a challenge from Democrat Deborah Ross to retain his seat. So, too, did it mean that Ross, in campaigning, could paint Burr with the same broad pro-Putin brush. Republicans now hold 54 Senate seats, to Democrats' 46. As of Monday afternoon, FiveThirtyEight thought it was "plausible" that Ross could pick up the seat for the Democrats, though unlikely.

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Clinton, Trump fight for 'blue' MI

The Clinton campaign dominated TV advertising and set up an extensive ground operation via field offices spread across the state that their campaign leaders predicted would carry the election. Clinton has condemned Trump for referring to undocumented Mexican immigrants as "rapists" and promoting a ban on Muslims entering the US, and for his long line of remarks about women that culminated in an audio in which he brags about grabbing women's genitalia.

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Polls open, letting a final day of voting begin

Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump earlier sued the registrar of voters in Clark County, Nevada , over a polling place in Las Vegas that was allowed to remain open late to accommodate people who were lined up to vote. Election Protection reported receiving calls about voting machine malfunctions in North Carolina, with the most widespread reports in Durham County.

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Wiz PG Wall breaks Unseld's club record for career assists

The former University of Kentucky star entered Monday night's game against the Houston Rockets three shy of Unseld's mark of 3,822 assists and tied it in the first quarter. Harden scored 32 points - including 14 in the final quarter - as the Rockets prevailed 114-106 to improve their season record to 4-3. The Rockets made 17 of 37 3-pointers and shot 51.9% from the field.

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Election Polls So Far: Donald Trump Closes The Gap In Battleground States

Clinton targeted a surge in Latino voters in her bid for the state while Trump aimed to motivate enthusiastic white voters. Trump repeatedly called his opponent "Crooked Hillary" for her use of a private email server as secretary of state and for her complicated ties to the family's Clinton Foundation.

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Donald Trump takes on Republican challenger Evan McMullin

The Deseret News, a news organization that has not endorsed a presidential candidate for the last 80 years, declared it will not support Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as someone with values contrary to the church's beliefs.

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio booted from office by Arizona voters

Arpaio, who has been sheriff since 1993, lost to former Phoenix officer Paul Penzone, who received endorsements from some of Arizona's biggest newspapers . Among many other factors, Trump's seeking out and advertising Arpaio's support as a tough, "Law and Order" sheriff may have motivated Democratic voters to turn out against Arpaio.

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Convoluted US election system explained

Can a candidate who gets fewer voters than their opponent still become president? Today, there are 538 electors from all 50 states and the District of Columbia . We instead will be voting for "electors" who will cast the actual ballots for president. In Maine and Nebraska , however, they can give electoral spots to more than one party.

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White officer who shot black man free on bond

After court adjourned, family attorney Chris Stewart told reporters the family isn't anxious at all about the jury makeup. Jury selection for the trial wrapped up on Wednesday. But prosecutors argued in opening statements that while Slager might have been provoked, that didn't justify shooting Scott in the back as he was running away.

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Hillary Clinton casts vote after landing overnight in NY

They tend not to bother to wait for word from heavily Democratic California and its 55 votes, where polls close at 0400 GMT (09:30 IST), to call the race on who will be the next president. She was joined in her final events by her husband, former president Bill Clinton, daughter Chelsea, and closest confidants, including embattled aide Huma Abedin.

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Hillary Clinton casts her vote on an historic United States election day

She or he will preside over an economy that is improving but still leaves many behind, and a military less extended overseas than eight years ago yet grappling with new terror threats. Will they follow Trump to the end, or stand up to their party's fringe and return to conventional politics? Before the first exit poll results arrived on Tuesday, numerous states were reporting record voter turnout in what is already expected to be a historical election .

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USA election: early voting offers clues on battleground states

She or he will preside over an economy that is improving but still leaves many behind, and a military less extended overseas than eight years ago yet grappling with new terror threats. "The real question for us is what kind of country we want to be". Still, only 40% of voters as of 5 p.m. said they were excited or optimistic about Clinton or Trump's tenure in the White House.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump cast their votes in 2016 election

The victor will inherit an anxious nation, angry and distrustful of leaders in Washington. "It is the most humbling feeling", she said afterward when asked what it was like to vote for herself. Clinton voters described their candidate as better qualified. "Trump would be a great president", he said. Majorities of voters in opinion polls have viewed both candidates unfavourably.

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Gas prices expected to rise as governor declares state of emergency

At a news conference in Alabama on Tuesday, a Colonial Pipeline official said that the contractor had worked with the company before. Colonial's diesel pipeline, which also transports jet fuel, was also shut following the incident but has resumed operations.

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Long Lines Expected in California on Election Day

He said the additional site may encourage more commuters who work in Oklahoma City to cast early ballots. There are an estimated seven and a half million registered voters in MI. Florida, with its 29 electoral votes, could easily tip the presidential election. Though she says she knew little about Murphy, she "had no trouble voting for him".

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Rubber bullet strikes camerawoman at pipeline protest

The following day, November 4, over 500 clergy from around the world, representing many faiths, came to the camp to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock tribe. During development of the project, "there were multiple reroutes of the pipeline corridor for various reasons - cultural, environmental, landowner concerns - 140, 150 reroutes", he said.

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America chooses between Clinton and Trump for next president

As Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight put it on Saturday, Clinton can win 268 of the 270 electoral votes she needs from states where she is clearly ahead in the polls today. The raucous event in the state that gave Trump his first party primary victory featured a fog machine and red-white-and-blue lasers. The winners in safe Republican and Democratic states are declared first.

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How will the next USA president be chosen?

The state's electors will cast their votes for the candidate that received a majority of the popular vote. Now, an elector could technically cast his or her vote for some other candidate, but state legislatures have passed laws requiring electors to vote for the candidate they're pledged to support.

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Marco Rubio wins 2nd term in the Senate

Ted Strickland in the race for Ohio's Senate seat up for re-election this year, according to the Associated Press. Portman highlighted Ohio's economic struggles, which saw 350,000 jobs lost during Strickland's governorship. Portman's campaign built a strong effort on the ground and with a tech-savvy digital campaign, besides enjoying a deep reservoir of money for advertising.

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Jury selection begins for officer in death of black motorist

Slager, now 34, has pleaded not guilty and was released from jail on bond in early January.In pretrial motions, Slager's defense lawyers said the officer was on patrol in what they described as a risky neighborhood when he stopped Walter Scott, 50, for driving a auto with a broken brake light.When Scott got out of his vehicle and fled, Slager said he chased the black man on foot and hit him with a stun gun at least twice.

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Dean awarded $3M in Rolling Stone defamation case

One day, she crawled under her desk and contemplated suicide as she felt her world come crashing down around her, she said. Her husband testified that she told him: "I don't know that I can live anymore". Rolling Stone admitted that it never sought comment from the seven men accused of the alleged rape and retracted the story in April 2015. Rolling Stone's team claims this estimate is exaggerated because it's based off numbers meant for advertisers, according to CNN.

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Shooting Reported Near Polling Stations in Southern California

No shots were fired inside the polling place, but because of its proximity to the scene, it was placed on lockdown. Slauson Middle School officials said students would not be released from the campus until an "all clear" was given by police.

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Officiating again the story after mistakes in Seattle's win

A wild first half between the teams concluded with Bills kicker Dan Carpenter lining up for a 53-yard field-goal attempt. By rule, Sherman is allowed to make contact with the kicker because he first contacted the ball.Unfortunately for Sherman , he was already whistled for offsides.

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OCC To Implement New Action In Response To Cushing Quake

Cushing, about 70 miles northeast of Oklahoma City, is the delivery point for West Texas Intermediate crude, the US benchmark oil. An official said Monday that 40 to 50 buildings sustained "substantial damage" in Sunday's quake. A magnitude 5.0 natural disaster that struck two kilometres west of Cushing, Oklahoma, on Sunday November 6.could pose a threat to the one of the world's largest oil storage terminals.

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George W. Bush didn't vote for Trump or Clinton

Earlier Tuesday, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh announced on his show that he's been told that Bush and his wife, Laura, had voted for Clinton. His brother Jeb Bush , who ran against Trump in the GOP primaries, preferred to keep his own vote private, telling CNN last week that he believes in a secret ballot.


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