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Trump campaign makes $10M TV ad buy in swing states

Ingraham said she'd stand in for Clinton, but Trump swatted away the idea. "You have a lot of Republicans out there who say that they will vote for Clinton because they absolutely don't want Trump elected", said Shapiro. But Chen, the Republican policy adviser, said a President Trump arriving at the White House without detailed plans could be limited in how much he might achieve, since a new president's power is at its apex early on.

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Several tests to be carried out in journalist Shchetinin inquiry

The body of Alexander Shchetinin , 54, was discovered by friends who had arrived at his home to celebrate his birthday. He is believed to have died a few hours earlier, between 8 and 9.30pm. Shchetinin's criticism of Putin is well-known, having once called the Russian president a " personal enemy ". Sources allege that the case is being investigated as a suicide, as the journalist had reportedly sent an email to a relative saying he had planned to commit suicide.

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Four Iranian vessels intercept United States destroyer around Strait of Hormuz

Cook said there might have been two additional incidents on Wednesday involving the same two US ships, as well as the USS Stout , and Iranian vessels. The USS Nitze was in global waters in the Strait of Hormuz with the USS Mason , also a guided missile destroyer. Separate from the regular Iranian Navy, the IRGCN answers directly to the sectarian leadership of Iran and often violates maritime laws and standards, according to both the USA and United Kingdom since 2007 the group has ...

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Obama cuts short sentence of South Dakota federal inmate

Among those whose sentences were commuted were 35 individuals who had received life sentences. With Tuesday's additions, Obama has granted the greatest number of commutations for a single month of any president. But only legislation passed by Congress can "achieve the broader reforms needed to ensure our federal sentencing system operates more fairly and effectively", Eggleston said.

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein is just what the doctor ordered

The audience listens to Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein in the Glenn Miller Ballroom at the CU Boulder campus on Sunday evening. "I don't believe that it is rocket science", she said of administering the federal government. "Like any medication, they also should be - what shall we say - approved by a regulatory board that people can trust", Stein said. "The killing of Harambe at the Cincinnati Zoo highlights the need to adopt stronger legal protections for the rights of ...

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Long lines as supporters wait for Trump

Hillary Clinton is expected to win the traditionally liberal state by a comfortable margin, yet Trump will make his case to voters there at a rally scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. The rally includes Everett Mayor Ray Stephanson. Trump's plane landed at Paine Field shortly after 4 p.m. Several prominent Washington state Republicans are staying away from the Trump event, having previously said they wouldn't support their party's nominee.

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The Kaepernick fallout: Nation, police, politicians, athletes react strongly

A day after Kaepernick called Donald Trump "openly racist", the Republican presidential candidate fired back on Seattle's KIRO radio. Kaepernick's remarks on Sunday targeted cops, who he says target people of color. Football players and fans have forcefully condemned Kaepernick's actions, often on the grounds that he's disrespecting the American flag, the military, and the police.

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President Obama calls Maine-Endwell Little League team after US

Conner Rush had the NY team's only RBI to give Endwell a lead it wouldn't relinquish in the bottom of the fourth. Endwell snapped a five-year championship drought for USA teams at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Conner Rush , the coach's son, drove in the game's first run with a single to short left field. "So, he said just be careful when you pass balls". Maine-Endwell also is the first team from the United States to take the title since Huntington Beach, Calif., in 2011.

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Donald Trump Criticized After Tweeting About Dwyane Wade's Cousin's Death

Derren Sorrells is a known gang member who is also on parole for motor vehicle theft and escape, police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said, adding he has six felony arrests on his record. How many of their names do we know? In 2012, Wade's nephew, Darin Johnson , was shot twice in the leg but recovered. They also said they have eyewitnesses, including Aldridge's boyfriend and the driver, who can identify the suspects.

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Kanye West's 'Fade' video comes complete with an inexplicable cat lady

Both Stephen Colbert and James Corden took the opportunity to parody some of the moments on their respective shows. We've already heard from the choreographer of the video, and now the G.O.O.D. "Friends, family and industry insiders are blowing-up Teyana, congratulating her on her hot post-baby body and the incredibly sexy video she created with Kanye", the insider shared.

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What to Expect From Donald Trump's 'Major' Immigration Speech

The issue however is that I don't expect Trump to come out with a well-formulated plan to deal with undocumented immigrants. Wednesday is around the corner and I won't be surprised if Trump comes out to make a massive shift in his immigration policy.

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What is Donald Trump's immigration plan -- and when will we see it?

Trump, whose signature campaign promise has been to build a "great wall" on the U.S. border with Mexico, has distanced himself in recent days from previous vows to mount a "deportation force" to remove the millions already in the country. "These global gangs and cartels will be a thing of the past", he said. Facing pushback from figures on the right like former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin and right-wing commentator Ann Coulter, Trump then backtracked during an ...

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Wildfire prompts evacuations of 200 homes in California

The blaze erupted unincorporated Cherry Valley near Banning shortly before 12:30 p.m. and quickly surged through 400 acres of dry chaparral. Mandatory evacuations were issued for all residences on the Banning Bench, fire officials said. Brown said temperatures that had reached into the low-triple-digits earlier in the day had subsided somewhat but humidity remained low and winds were relatively light, at 5 to 10 miles per hour (8-16 kmh).

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Clinton Foundation donors got face time with Hillary Clinton at State Department

During an interview with MSNBC, the former first lady highlighted the good work carried out by the foundation, and mentioned that its goal is making drugs against AIDS available at low prices in many countries. "Hillary Clinton knew she was going to run for president the minute she lost in 2008". Included among the Abedin-Band emails is an exchange revealing that when Crown Prince Salman of Bahrain requested a meeting with Secretary of State Clinton, he was forced to go through the ...

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Prankster who tossed crickets on subway train arrested

The self-proclaimed artist, 21-year-old Brooklynite Zaida Pugh, was charged with reckless endangerment, obstructing governmental administration, falsely reporting an incident, and disorderly conduct, sources told the New York Daily News .

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US State Election Systems Likely Breached by Foreign Hackers

And US officials say Russian intelligence agencies were behind recent hacks into Democratic Party organizations, including the campaign of its White House candidate Hillary Clinton. The alert was first reported by Yahoo News and provided IP addresses associated to the breach attempts. The Board of Elections says it will contact anyone who was affected.

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Trump immigration policy to be 'fair and humane' - campaign chief

But the Trump campaign "has to hope conditions change", Sabato said in an email. Nonetheless, Pence told NBC News that Trump has "been absolutely consistent" on immigration. Added Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway: "The softening is more approach than policy", adding that on immigration, Trump "wants to find a fair and humane way".

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Bills acquire linebacker McCray in trade with Packers

The Bills announced that Lerentee McCray, a 2013 undrafted free agent signing by the Denver Broncos, was acquired by the team for an undisclosed pick in 2018. "We think he's got a nice body type, he's got good athletic ability, shows the ability to be an outside 'backer with length and that sort of thing". He played 28 snaps in Super Bowl 50, which all came on special teams.

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Some Gulf offshore platforms evacuated for storm

The National Hurricane Center said that as of 11 a.m. A tropical storm watch is in effect from Indian Pass to the Walton/Bay County line. The National Hurricane Center in Miami expected the unnamed depression to strengthen into a tropical storm on Tuesday.

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Donald Trump announces "major speech on illegal immigration" for Wednesday

She has contrasted Trump with former Republican presidential candidates John McCain and Bob Dole, and former President George W. Bush, praising their decisive steps to counter racism and anti-Muslim sentiment. Trump also made a play for minority voters in this crowd of predominantly white people. He added: "To Hillary Clinton, and to her donors and advisers, pushing her to spread her smears and her lies about decent people, I have three words".

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UC San Diego Ranked No. 1 Public University

Last year, Buffalo State ranked 95th among master's universities. Brescia University was ranked 13th for Best Bang for the Buck in the South, Murray State University 24th, Georgetown College 39th, Asbury University 40th, Transylvania University 42nd, Campbellsville University 44th and Western Kentucky University 50th.

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United States to Reach Target of Accepting 10000 Syrian Refugees

Arizona and Texas, two red states led by Republican governors who have flat-out said they don't want Syrian refugees because they supposedly pose a security risk, are next on the list having taken in 766 and 735 people, respectively, the figures show.

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Russian hackers attack two U.S. presidential election voter databases

As Arizona votes on this primary election day, there's confirmation that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into evidence that election systems in the state were compromised by hackers. " I'm less concerned about the attackers getting access to and downloading the information ". The stepped-up activity to protect states' voter election databases comes as the FBI investigates a hack of the Democratic National Committee that resulted in the unauthorized release of tens of ...

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11 injured when ferry hits kayakers on Hudson River

The incident occurred just before 6 p.m. off Pier 79, adjacent to West 39th Street in Manhattan. "The kayakers were all over the place", said NYPD Officer Tommy Le. The others had minor injuries. Police say the ferry captain has tested negative for drugs and alcohol. Authorities were investigating whether the sunset or glare was a factor in the accident and what navigation rules applied.

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Trump backer apologizes for Clinton blackface tweet

For me the blackface wasn't the focal point of the picture, ' Burns told CNN Tuesday morning. The original tweet, which no longer appears on his timeline, included a meme of Clinton in blackface with a T-shirt that says "No hot sauce no peace!" Clinton, who has long proclaimed a fondness for spicy foods and hot sauce, drew charges of pandering when she referenced that preference ahead of the NY primary.

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FBI has found hackers accessed two states' election databases

And US officials say Russian intelligence agencies were behind recent hacks into Democratic Party organizations, including the campaign of its White House candidate Hillary Clinton . Calkin said MS-ISAC has detected a total of three states targeted in recent voting-related cyber attacks, but he declined to say which. The FBI said that one of the IP addresses was involved in both state hacks.

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McCain, Arpaio draw interest in Arizona primary

The election comes less than two weeks after a federal judge recommended criminal contempt-of-court charges against the 84-year-old lawman of metropolitan Phoenix for ignoring an order to halt his signature anti-immigration patrols. Arizona House Speaker David Gowan suspended his campaign but remains on the ballot. A heavily GOP district in the eastern Phoenix suburbs, for instance, features a four-way race among Republicans who want to replace retiring Rep.

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Student stabbed to death in brawl at NY state's Cornell University

The slain student, identified as 19-year-old as Anthony Nazaire, was on the campus of nearby Cornell when police said a large fight broke out after a student organized event just before 2 a.m. At the request of police, the college did not identify the second Ithaca student. Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life at Cornell, had followed up a crime alert sent to students earlier with a message, including, "There is nothing more important than the safety of our ...

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Markey Celebrates 100th Anniversary of National Parks Service

People in Bar Harbor celebrated two birthdays in one night - honoring 100 years of The National Park Service and Acadia National Park Thursday night. Check out the other most-visited national parks over at National Geographic . Climate change was the focus of Secretary Jewell's visit to Glacier, a focus strongly emphasized by Park Superintendent Jeff Mow. With summer winding down, perhaps this weekend is the time to squeeze in a trip to one of the 58 national parks, especially ...

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Another university furls Confederate-themed Mississippi flag

The University of Southern Mississippi also removed state flags a year ago and three historically black universities removed them earlier. MSU spokesman Sid Salter said Tuesday that President Mark Keenum approved campus leaders' plans to remove the flag from four locations on the Starkville campus in June and July.

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Naked man photobombs OR student's senior photos

In the United States of America, it's tradition for teens entering their final year in high school to take "senior pictures" as mementos to mark the end of one chapter and the beginning of another. "He has to know we have a camera'". One image shows her turning around looking at the naked man with a slight expression of shock, while posing with her hands on her hip.

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Anthony Weiner involved in another sexting scandal

Yes, the disgraced former Congressman has once again been caught with his finger on the "send" button, as over the weekend The New York Post printed a detailed description , including pictures, of a series of risque text messages Weiner sent to someone who wasn't his wife previous year.

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Singapore Zika outbreak: 37 cases linked to one construction site

Among the infected were 36 foreign construction workers at a site near Aljunied, an area in the southeast of the island, the health ministry said. Thirty-four people have fully recovered but seven are still in hospital. Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam have reported cases that were either transmitted locally or brought into the country, according to the Singapore ministry.

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McCain challenge, sheriff's latest bid top Arizona primary

A recent Breitbart/Gravis poll shows McCain leading Ward 37 percent to 33 percent among likely primary voters. Ward has cast the race as a David and Goliath battle, one that "David won". His campaign staff later said he was jokingly referring to himself. - The 5th District race is essentially a general election contest, since the district that takes in the southeast Phoenix-area suburbs of Gilbert, Queen Creek and parts of Chandler and Mesa is heavily Republican.

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Massachusetts' Extreme Drought Is Bringing Down Trees

In the warmest year on record, early fall color and shedding of leaves and branches are an indication of "drought stress" that can result in branches or whole trees falling, Sean Redding, who heads vegetation management for Eversource in CT, said.


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