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CDC issues travel notice to Cayman Islands due to Zika virus

Florida health officials say there have been at least 25 local Zika infections. While most people who are infected only experience mild symptoms, the virus can cause the birth defect microcephaly, which results in babies born with undersized heads and underdeveloped brains.

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Gov: Major disaster spreads across Louisiana, 1000 rescued

Rescuers found the two others clinging to a tree on Saturday. Officials have not released the name of the woman. A second unidentified man was pulled from a submerged pickup on Louisiana Highway 10. Approximately 1,000 soldiers are on the ground assisting with search and rescue efforts. Well over a thousand people have been rescued as have about 100 pets, he said .

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More than 1000 rescued, 2 killed in Louisiana flooding

According to the Governor, at least two people were dead. "This is certainly not over". The National Weather Service reported Saturday afternoon that the storming had "resulted in catastrophic flash flooding across Louisiana ", and was continuing to produce very heavy rainfall.

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Vikings start workouts in Cincinnati without 10 players

It's the number worn by such tackle luminaries as Hall of Famer Walter Jones from Aliceville, Willie Roaf and Tony Boselli. "It'll be a good test when we go to Cincinnati ". "I don't know if that's what he needs". His career started out (poorly). "His career started out, he had a broken bone in his foot and he was overweight and all that.

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I am a truth teller: Donald Trump

In an interview with Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor Thursday night, Trump was asked about a Time report that the RNC was considering shifting focus to congressional races following a hard couple of weeks for the Republican nominee.

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Inside the debate over probing the Clinton Foundation

Although Hillary Clinton pledged to remove herself from the Clinton foundation's business while serving as secretary of state, CNN reported Friday that her former State Department chief of staff conducted job interviews for candidates seeking a top position at the non-profit.

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Third Body Found After Apartment Explosion, Fire

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had roughly 30 people working the investigation, assisting local authorities. Several people are still missing, officials said. "It was just like a bomb fell", she said. "My mom said, 'Wake up because there's a fire, ' the whole apartment shook, there was fire - big flames".

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Clinton & Kaine Release Their Tax Returns… Will Trump Follow?

Of the Clintons' $1.042 million in listed donations - 9.8 percent of their adjusted gross income - $1 million went to the Clinton Foundation, according to conservative news site The Daily Caller . Obama repeatedly used Romney's business dealings against him and seized upon the former MA governor's reluctance to release certain tax records. Together they reported an adjusted gross income of $10.6 million in 2015, down from almost $28 million the year before.

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Dozier Hits 100th Career Homer in Twins Win

They started a series at Minnesota by winning the way they're created to. For the second time this season, the Twins homered three times off Royals starter Dillon Gee (4-6). When leading after seven innings, Minnesota is 25-26, while Kansas City is 21-28. The home vs. away splits is something that needs to be addressed if the Royals hope to make a late season playoff push.

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Shots fired in Raleigh mall

EDT (1830 GMT). The station says no suspects have been taken into custody. In the Twitter clip, crowds of people, including several children, are seen running out of the mall and screaming. "Then they let us out", she said. They turned and ran outside, along with a rush of other people. Thankfully, police have indicated that they have not found anyone suffering from bullet wounds.

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Clinton Foundation and State Department Alloy

Abedin responded that the "substance person" was "jeff feltman" - a former US ambassador to Lebanon. Clinton's use of a private server for email and responses to questions regarding the server has been a major controversy for her campaign.

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Trump backs away from labeling Obama founder of Islamic State

Asked specifically about US citizens, Trump said he didn't like that President Barack Obama and others wanted to try them in traditional courts rather than military commissions at Guantanamo Bay. In a tweet last Friday, Trump said this is indeed what he saw. "He sometimes uses three words when he needs 10". On Wednesday, the Republican nominee launched a new round of criticism against President Barack Obama and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton , the former secretary of state, calling ...

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Kristin Armstrong turns team mate's inspirational notes into gold

New Zealand's Linda Villumsen, the reigning world champion, had an off day to finish sixth, 28sec off the pace. I took time off. "The race didn't go the way I wanted". Today the stars aligned. Unlike American swimmer Lily King this week, Armstrong declined to ridicule her opponent. She had Armstrong at two seconds at the 19.7-kilometre check, with Elisa Longo Borghini (Italy) at almost seven seconds back in third.

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Bryce Harper playing through shoulder injury for last two months

Despite reports Friday of a lingering shoulder injury, Rizzo and Nationals Manager Dusty Baker insist the 23-year-old really is just dealing with a stiff neck - "a spasm", Baker has called it, one Nationals trainers, a chiropractor, and the medical staff are working to relieve.

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New Mexico Police Officer Dies After Shooting at Traffic Stop

The condition of the driver is now unknown. Chavez is survived by his wife and two children, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page . A different officer, who was also responding to the traffic stop, watched as the suspects took off, KRQE reported.

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In Connecticut, Trump promises a major push in a blue state

Donald Trump railed Saturday night at a campaign rally against high property taxes and job losses in this deep-blue state, pointing to General Electric's decision to move its headquarters to Boston from this Gold Coast town as evidence of failed Democratic leadership.

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Crabtree Valley Mall in North Carolina on Lockdown After Reports of Shooting

Other eyewitnesses said they had to run out of the mall. A witness, Lauren Baker says she heard what she thought were gunshots and was in the middle of the chaos afterwards as people ran out of the building. At last check, officers say they did not have reports of any injuries. 'We got as low as we could, behind a barricade.'Saw a lot of people running and pushing to get out.

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Milwaukee officer hit by brick in shooting aftermath

Police said the man was armed with a handgun, but a police official told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that it wasn't immediately clear whether the man had pointed a gun or fired at the officer. During the stop, Stanmeyer said two people bolted from the auto. The victim of that burglary reported that 500 rounds of ammunition were stolen with the handgun.

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Clintons' '15 Taxes: $3.6M Paid on $10.8M Earned

He has said he will release them once the audit is over. Trump has refused to release his tax returns until an audit conducted by a special division known as the "Wealth Squad" of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the US' tax authority, is completed.

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Plane crash kills all aboard near Shannon Airport, by Fredericksburg

The crash occured when a small, private aircraft was attempting to land at teh end of the runway and pull back up. As the plane attempted to turn and climb it appeared to have stalled as it made it beyond the railroad tracks at the end of the airport property, State Police said.

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One Dead as Torrential Rains, Flash Floods Hit Louisiana

As the rain pounded the Bend Road area of the drenched parish early Saturday, Livingston sheriff's deputies worked to get the word out to several hundred people along that stretch: Get out now if you can. Five hours later, the family noticed water leaking into the house, and at 11 a.m., Israel said it looked like a waterfall. "We have a glass door at the front of our home, and it was coming onto that front door", he said.

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Perseid Meteor Shower to be extra awesome tonight

The Perseids are having an "outburst", which will mean that up to 200 meteors per hour might be visible. A perseid meteor shower outburst hasn't happened since 2009. The half moon will set around midnight, which should darken the night sky a bit to help us see the fainter meteors . The meteors appear to come from a point in the constellation of Perseus, hence the name Perseid.

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Plane crash kills at least 1 in Alaska

Ross, 73, of Louisville, Ky., Lisa K. Borenstein, 52, of Shelbyville, Ind., Luke J. Borenstein, 19, of Shelbyville, Ind., Emma R. Borenstein, 15, of Shelbyville, Ind.and Maren Timmermann, 15, of Berlin, Germany. Tyler. As the train passed by the crash site, Aquino said she saw flames, smoke, several rescue vehicles and the remains of the plane just beyond the tree line, WTVR reports.

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After verbal missteps, Trump blames others

Democrats, in turn, have used Trump's often hyperbolic statements ahead of the November 8 election to argue that he is unfit to be president and lacks the temperament to be trusted with matters of national security. On Tuesday, when conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt tried to steer Trump toward explaining he really meant Obama's Mideast policies created conditions that IS exploited, Trump wanted none of it.

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Police, emergency rescuers respond to reported mall shooting

As he was running away, he said he heard about four shots. But she noted that witnesses heard what sounded like gunshots, and added that the Federal Bureau of Investigation, sheriff's office and state investigators were also on scene. "They said to keep to low, said police were on the scene". Photos are emerging of at least one person being carried from the mall, although it is not clear if they are injured.

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5 wounded in Joplin shootings; police say apparently random

The Joplin Globe reports ( http://j.mp/2aU2yez ) that police have arrested a 26-year-old man suspected in the early Saturday shootings. Around 30 St. Charges haven't been submitted to the Jasper County Prosecutor's Office, so the suspect has not been charged yet. "If they hadn't of gotten him to the hospital when they did, he wouldn't be here", she said.

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Suspect in Washington state shooting had broken up with victim, neighbors say

There was a large police presence in the wee hours of Saturday morning as anxious families began arriving on scene in the Chennault neighborhood. "My granddaughter called us about twenty minutes after midnight and said she was hiding - that there'd been a shooting and two of her friends were shot and she was shot at".

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Senator To Loretta Lynch: Why Did DOJ Nix Clinton Foundation Investigation?

Ten minutes later, Band forwarded the email to Abedin and Mills, writing, "Important to take care of _", to which Abedin immediately replied, "We have all had him on our radar". "No wonder Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin hid emails from the American people, the courts and Congress", Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said in a statement .

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Arianna Huffington is leaving Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington is leaving The Huffington Post after more than a decade at the helm of her namesake publication. After the acquisition of Huffington Post by AOL has been boasting of 100 million viewership in every month. "I'm proud of all we've accomplished and very confident about HuffPost's future with the strongest leadership team we've ever had and the full support of AOL and Verizon".

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Virginia plane crash were from Indiana, Kentucky, Germany

But police said as the plane climbed and turned, it crashed into trees just beyond railroad tracks at the edge of the airport property. Officials say the plane took off from Louisville on Friday morning and stopped in Shelbyville. Fredericksburg is about 55 miles (90 km) southwest of Washington, D.C. The aircraft aborted its landing, and witnesses have described seeing the plane in flames after the crash.

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GOP could be near Trump breaking point; frustration abounds

Trump, in an interview on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" Thursday night, dismissed the letter and suggested that the Republican Party needs him financially more than he needs it. Does he always say things the way I would say them? "We believe that Donald Trump's divisiveness, recklessness, incompetence, and record-breaking unpopularity risk turning this election into a Democratic landslide", read a draft text of the letter to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, ...

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Donald Trump Says President Obama is the 'Founder of ISIS'

Maybe Donald Trump doesn't know what sarcasm means. And don't believe the garbage you read. "I gave them co-founder if you really looked at the speech". Such states are hotly contested because their populations can swing either to Republicans or Democrats and thus play a decisive role in presidential elections, which are ultimately decided by the state-by-state tally of the Electoral College.

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Clinton takes major lead over Trump in key swing state polls

Kaine also released his returns dating to 2006, while the Clintons released all of their annual tax returns going back to 1977. Buffett proposed an additional tax law that states anyone making more than $1 million should be required to pay a minimum of 30 percent in federal income taxes .

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Justice Department "Pushed Back" Against Clinton Foundation Probe

It was a sort of headquarters of Clinton Inc., and the fact that they did not draw a strict line between State Department and the foundation is, to me, astonishing not because it's quite politically amoral, but because it is so stupid. You would do it in the middle, the end of October when there's no time to respond and it could explode her candidacy. If this data is accurate then the amount the Clinton's gave to their own charity in 2015 is about what the charity spends flying Bill ...

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Imam, Associate Fatally Shot After Leaving NYC Mosque

Police said that both men were taken to Jamaica Hospital. "He is a very religious, pious person, he doesn't talk, unless he acts", Abdin said. Tensions rose in the neighbourhood after the shooting, with eyewitnesses calling the incident a hate crime, according to the New York Post .


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