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Trump mocks Clinton over emails

The FBI has already cleared Clinton of criminal wrongdoing after refusing to recommend charges be filed for her mishandling of classified emails via a private server built inside her home while she was Secretary of State. According to Fox News, they link the Clinton Foundation to operations in the State Department. Although she submitted some 55,000 pages of emails for review, many of them were conveniently left out because they weren't "work-related".

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Deadly California blaze near Big Sur traced to unattended campfire

Teams have been assigned to investigate the circumstances surrounding Reagan's death and what started the fire. It's almost 70 percent contained. As of Wednesday afternoon, the fire had burned through more than 45,000 acres. Wildfires were burning Monday in seven Western U.S. states, from California's famed Big Sur region to tribal towns and hamlets near Reno, Nevada. Residents who had their homes saved made sure the San Francisco strike team felt their appreciation.

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Rod Chokes Back Tears As He Tries To Say Goodbye

The New York Yankees announced Sunday that A-Rod will play in his final major league game Friday at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees take on the Tampa Bay Rays. He had already seen the Yankees trade away Carlos Beltran , Aroldis Chapman , Ivan Nova and his closest friend Andrew Miller . After Friday, he will be released from his player contract to become a special advisor and instructor with the Yankees through December 31, 2017.

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Olympics: USA women's eight rowers win third consecutive gold medal

Britain chased hard on the medals table by scooping three golds on Day 8. With all the medal contests in the next 48 hours, there's a good chance the top 10 will be reshuffled by the end of the weekend. The Englishman, part of Team GB quartet, is also in the medal hunt as he finished the first round in Rio on four under par, four shots behind the Australian leader Marcus Fraser.

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Federal Judge Rules Against Kasich's Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

FILE - In this February 10, 2016, file photo, Anne Morrice, center left, of Planned Parenthood and Chris Maxie, center right, of Planned Parenthood discuss legislation to defund Planned Parenthood with Columbus, Ohio, residents Zahra Farah and Asha Abdulle at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio.

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Milwaukee officer fatally shoots man who had gun

At 10:59 p.m. local time, Milwaukee Police confirmed that arrests were made, although the violence continued into the early morning. A crowd of protesters skirmished with police Saturday night in the Milwaukee neighborhood where an officer shot and killed a man after a traffic stop and foot chase earlier in the day, setting fire to a police vehicle and torching a gas station.

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Bolt cruises to victory in 100m heat

Bolt says he need to fix a few things. "It wasn't the best start", Bolt said. "I felt good. I think I'm going to have to run a bit faster to win this medal", he said, before deflecting questions about USA swimmer Lily King's disparaging comments on his history of doping.

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Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton will only win Pennsylvania if someone cheats

If anything goes wrong, he's quick to blame it on his favorite enemy, the media. There was no similar outrage when Hillary Clinton called Trump an ISIS recruiter . Trump did endorse Ryan a few days later. A red-faced Trump has since insisted the claim was intended as sarcasm. "I have to say we have great unification", Trump said.

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Some Delta flights delayed in Rochester

The airline, which has been scrambling ever since a six-hour global shutdown on Monday, said it is starting Wednesday with about 150 canceled flights across its system. "Delta still remains the best operation in the industry by a wide margin", McKenzie said, noting that the airline had canceled far fewer flights than rivals in recent years.

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Mother posts update on condition of girls who fell from Ferris wheel

The mother of two of the girls who fell from a county fair's Ferris wheel earlier this week as its basket overturned said Thursday will be an important day in their recovery. A third girl injured has not been identified. Doctors are keeping the 6-year-old girl sedated until she heals more. "We've been able to verify that this company is in no way connected with that company".

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Rio 2016: Nadal helps Spain win tennis doubles gold

Joseph Schooling pulled off a stunning Olympic upset on Friday by beating USA legend Michael Phelps in the 100m butterfly to win Singapore's first ever gold medal. Tonight's the last time that I'll be suiting up and racing at this level. The women's quartet of Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Simone Manuel and Dana Vollmer made history, but were made to work.

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Hillary Clinton releases income records

In releasing the return - along with 10 years of tax information for her running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine - Clinton's campaign once again tried to create a contrast between her and Trump over transparency in their personal finances.

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Hillary Clinton has slim lead over Donald Trump in Georgia

The director of the Marist College polling group, Lee Miringoff, said Friday that the rapid switch in voters' preferences shows "a Trump candidacy in jeopardy". The Trump Train has looked a lot like a train wreck. 4 online poll of 1,154 likely voters. "With more voters already willing to hold their nose and vote for Clinton, and the fact that undecided voters are almost three times more likely to have a positive view of Clinton than Trump, this election could get out of reach for Trump ...

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NRA Endorses Mo. Senator Roy Blunt

Cox went on to call Blunt a "champion of our Second Amendment rights ". "The second amendment is so important to this country and our freedoms". Blunt at campaign stops today, through out the state. "Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish, the Second Amendment", Trump said during a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday. "Jason Kander is just not one of them", Cox said.

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Former Penn State football coach Sandusky takes stand during appeals hearing

The former coach contends that Amendola would not allow him to take the stand, a decision that Sandusky and his current lawyer, Alexander Lindsay, say was a crucial mistake. Cleland will rule at a later date on whether the former coach will get a new trial. Jerry Sandusky took the witness stand Friday in an effort to overturn his conviction on child molestation charges, and denied that he had ever engaged in sex with his victims.

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New Mexico PD officer shot, killed during traffic stop

Jesse Hanes, a 38-year-old man from OH, is suspected of shooting officer Chavez on Friday as he was preparing the paperwork during the traffic stop in the village of Hatch, about 40 miles northwest of Las Cruces. Hanes, 38, is also wanted on a murder charge in OH, his last known address, Jameson said. "Me and my wife came out to see what was happening, we went over here near the Dairy Queen to check it out and there was an officer down", said one witness.

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US declares Zika health emergency in Puerto Rico

Although the virus is relatively mild in most cases, pregnant women who are infected with Zika risk giving birth to babies with a congenital defect called microcephaly , which causes an abnormally small head. The Grant County Health District t says the man was likely exposed to the virus during his recent trip to Mexico. he was not hospitalized and has since recovered.

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Reports of shots fired at North Carolina mall

In a statement Raleigh police say no suspects have been arrested but the investigation is ongoing. Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown said investigators had not found any shell casings, so she could not confirm whether there had been a shooter.

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New York imam, his assistant killed near mosque

The imam's daughter, Naima Akonjee, said her father - described by worshippers as a pious man who gave compelling readings from the Koran - didn't "have any problems with anyone". No suspects were in custody late Saturday. Sarah Sayeed, a member of Mayor Bill de Blasio's staff, serves as a liaison to Muslim communities. "We feel really insecure and unsafe in a moment like this", Millat Uddin, who lives near the mosque, told CBS New York .

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Hillary Clinton gains ground in key states, Donald Trump slips in popularity

If she wins all those and adds Florida , with its 29 electoral votes, it's game over. That overshadows Clinton by 11 points who has 35 percent support. This was the first poll since the beginning of June where Trump was ahead of Clinton in North Carolina, and all other polls since then have had Clinton beating her Republican rival.

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Rod Blagojevich Gets 14 Years Again At Resentencing

She said, unless Blagojevich can accept responsibility for breaking the law, "there can be no rehabilitation". Blagojevich's wife, Patti Blagojevich, asked for leniency in a letter to Zagel contained in court documents filed Monday. Blagojevich's brother, Robert, said he was "extraordinarily disappointed" in what he called an "egregiously high sentence". "Please give Annie the chance for a normal happy childhood, that has slipped away for Amy", she wrote.

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Skydiver Luke Aikins makes world's highest parachute-free jump, landing in net

A skydiver made history when he jumped without a parachute and landed in a net. The stunt Aikins calls " Heaven Sent " makes him the world record holder for the highest jump, NPR reported . Luke Aikins accomplished something over the weekend that no one else has ever done: he jumped out a plane 25,000 feet up in the air and landed in a net without a wingsuit or parachute.

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Clinton Foundation had help from Hillary's top aide

What we have is a foundation official urgently pushing for access on behalf of a donor, and a top State aide who should find a polite way to say "buzz off" instead offering to help. "We need Gilbert Chagoury to speak to the substance person re lebanon", Band said in an email. "As you know, he's key guy there and to us and is beloved in lebanon.
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Zika infections at crisis point in Puerto Rico

Rebecca Gilman said it is Canada's second case of maternal-to-fetal transmission of the virus, which has been linked to serious birth defects that include microcephaly, where babies are born with abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains to mothers who were infected while pregnant.

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Clinton has strong potential with young voters - if they vote

But recent polls show Clinton ahead by a sizable margin in Pennsylvania, a narrow margin in OH and in Florida, it's about even. Several Democrats noted the Clinton campaign's "Role Models" TV ad as an especially effective outreach to female voters.

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Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey Has Conviction Overturned

According to WISN , Brendan Dassey, the nephew of Steven Avery , was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the murder of Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, has had his conviction overturned. Dassey's case burst into the public's consciousness with the popularity of the " Making a Murderer " documentary. Duffin says the "repeated false promises, when considered in conjunction with all relevant factors, most especially Dassey's age, intellectual deficits, and the absence ...

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Mall chaos: Patrons report shots, but did gunfire happen?

Police in North Carolina have responded to reports of a shooting at a busy mall in an affluent area of Raleigh, according to CBS affiliate WNCN . She said they heard "something pop" and then "pandemonium broke out". Riggleman said they were inside the video game store for about a half-hour. Police told them they could leave the store at about 3 p.m. "Until we can render safety for all, no one goes back into the mall", she said.

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Kaine Unable To Answer For Hillary's Email Lies

Comey said. "That really is the bottom line here", she said. Her statement drew criticism from a number of fact-checkers, along with Trump. At the NABJ-NAHJ conference on August 5 in Washington, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton reiterated her stance that she didn't send or receive classified emails while serving as secretary of state.

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Macy's to Close 100 Stores, Shares Soars 16%

The news is encouraging, but Penney still faces an uphill climb as it continues to claw its way back after a catastrophic reinvention plan under former CEO Ron Johnson sent sales and profits into a free fall in 2012 and 2013. The nation's largest department store announced Thursday a plan to close about 100 stores next year to boost profits and invest in other areas, including its online business.

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Hillary Clinton releases her 2015 tax returns, pressuring Donald Trump

Donald Trump has yet to release any tax documents, breaking with 40 years of tradition for presidential candidates. When the two major candidates for president are both wealthy beyond the imagination of most Americans, do their tax returns matter? Over the last nine years, the Clintons have paid $US48 million in federal taxes and given $US16 million to charity.

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Ohio Fugitive Caught After Killing Cop

The Lexus was spotted by witnesses a short time later at a rest stop, where Hanes is accused of demanding vehicle keys from a driver before shooting him in the torso. Hanes crashed that vehicle after deputies deflated its tires, they said. An Ohio fugitive wanted for murder has been arrested in the fatal shooting death of a New Mexico police officer.

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Flames erupt at gas station following police shooting protest in Milwaukee

He said a 23-year-old man who was one of the people fleeing was armed with a handgun and was shot by an officer during the pursuit. The officer involved is a 24-year-old man, who's name is not being released. The protesters at times pushed up against a line of police officers, some of whom were wearing riot gear, according to the newspaper. Police said they made three arrests.

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Several injuries among people rushing from mall

Deck-Brown said they can not confirm gunshots, but that a sound came from the Lush store based on the 911 call. Officials hosted a press conference before 6 p.m. Police told them they could leave the store at about 3 p.m. A post on Twitter showed video of people flooding out of an exit at the mall. In the late afternoon heat, scores of people gathered outside the mall, appearing to wait for news of what happened or to find loved ones who had sheltered inside.

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Ohio fugitive arrested in New Mexico officer's death; 1 held

Authorities say the confrontation began in the village of Hatch, about 40 miles northwest of Las Cruces, when Chavez pulled over Hanes, who was driving a luxury auto with Nelson and the hitchhiker as passengers. The man's condition is unknown. Nelson and the hitchhiker were picked up by authorities near the rest stop. Nelson and Hane are wanted in OH in connection with the fatal shooting of a 62-year-old man on July 25, The Chillicothe Gazette reported.

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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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