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PHOTOS Jacqueline Laurita's daughter Ashlee Holmes gives birth

Wow! Jacqueline Larita's family just got bigger! The Real Housewives network, Bravo, also shared a family home video on The Daily Dish of Malleo holding his son. Jacqueline , a young grandma at 46, was on Twitter during the deliver, using emojis to tell the world that daughter Ashlee was ready to push. I am so excited.

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Amid Tense Encounters, US Ship Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Boats

The IRGC, the Islamic Republic's praetorian guard, is suspicious of U.S. military activity near Iran's borders. Ignoring those warnings, the Iranian boats had come to within 300 yards of the destroyer, USA officials asserted, before slowing down and then changing course.

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Group asks Illinois high court for redistricting rehearing

At least seven members must approve the redistricting plan. The "Independent Maps" Amendment would take the power of drawing up legislative districts out of the hands of elected leaders and give it to an independent commission. "More than 563,000 IL voters signed Independent Map Amendment petitions, and we owe it to them and thousands of volunteers across the state to make every possible effort to convince the Court that the amendment deserves to be placed before voters in November".

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Donald Trump Announces Surprise Trip to Mexico. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

It also carries some risks for him, however, since most foreign visits at the presidential level are long-planned and carefully scripted. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands as he arrives to a campaign rally at Xfinity Arena of Everett, Tuesday, Aug.

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Feds To Phase Out Use Of Private Prisons, Crossroads In Shelby Unaffected

The federal prison population increased by nearly 800 percent between 1980 and 2013, often at a far faster rate than the Bureau of Prisons could accommodate in their own facilities. In 2010, it closed the Huerfano Correctional Facility, another private prison in Walsenburg. The office's recommendations include an enhancement of the BOP's oversight checklist and increased assurance that the inmates housed in these private facilities receive proper health and correctional services.

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Chain Themselves in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Fifteen-year-old Mariah Harvard wore the shirt for picture day on August 23 at Buckeye Union High School, in the suburbs of Phoenix. "She tells me that my shirt is creating a disruption in the learning of education, she then tells me that I am not allowed to wear the shirt that means a great deal to me and my African American friends", Mariah writes in a Facebook post that has since been shared over 1,500 times.

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RNC to Clinton Foundation: Release Hillary's State emails

The new batch of emails could be made public only weeks before the presidential election. "None of the Clintons have ever taken a salary and don't profit from the foundation", Craig Minassian, the Clinton Foundation's chief communications officer, told MSNBC.

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Maine governor meets lawmaker to apologize for obscene rant

Democrats are still calling for LePage to resign, and they would need Republican support for a special session to discuss any possible disciplinary action against the Governor... "We always have been a family of faith and we recognize that the grace and guidance from God can make us stronger in life", LePage said in a statement following a meeting with Gattine.

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Crashed sightseeing plane pulled from lake near New Orleans

Several agencies are searching for the wreckage of a small plane and two missing men after a crash in the huge lake that forms New Orleans' northern shore. A woman passenger was rescued by a private yacht from the lake and survived. First reports from the New Orleans Fire Department said the plane was on a training exercise but Morris and the Coast Guard said Monday it was on a tour.

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Florida's Election Chief Says Voting Started 'Smoothly'

In Cochise County, District 1 incumbent Pat Call eliminated challenger Tom Crosby in the Republican primary for the Board of Supervisors. County Recorder Helen Purcell said law required every precinct to have a designated polling place for the primary election-and Maricopa County had 724 precincts.

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Benghazi emails among those recovered by FBI

Clinton took the stand Thursday to defend her role in responding to deadly attacks on the United States mission in Libya, as Republicans forged ahead with an inquiry criticized as partisan anti-Clinton propaganda. The FBI has recovered additional emails former Secretary of State and Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton deleted and by default, refused to turn over to the State Department.

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Maconites celebrate National Park Service turning 100

The 87,500 acre area, which was donated by the founder of Burt's Bees, will now be taken care of by the National Park Service. The newest addition is the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in ME, which President Obama designated on Wednesday.

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WTOC tracking Tropical Depression Nine in southern Gulf

The tropical storm warning covers an area from Anclote River to the Walton County-Bay County line. The storm has begun a move to the north at 2 miles per hour and a Tropical Storm Watch for the Gulf Coast has now been upgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning.

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Clinton, Trump most unfavorable candidates ever

Clinton and Trump are now the most unpopular presidential candidates in more than 30 years of polling, according to this poll. A new poll conducted by ABC News/Washington Post shows Hillary Clinton's unpopularity has reached a new high in her bid for the White House.

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Broncos going with Siemian

On Monday the Denver coach chose to turn to a former Wildcat. Siemian seems destined to earn Denver's starting quarterback job after fellow signal-caller Mark Sanchez did not play in Saturday's game, despite being healthy. "I don't care what kind of QB is there as long as they throw a catchable pass so I can get my rocks off", Sanders told The Denver Post reporter Nick Groke .

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Brazil Senate Set to Vote in Rousseff Impeachment Trial

Brasilia-Fighting to save her job, suspended President Dilma Rousseff addresses the Senate in a showdown pitting accusations that the she hurt Brazil's economy with budget manipulations against her argument that she did nothing wrong and is being targeted by corrupt lawmakers.

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Spike Lee: Trump trying to capitalize on murder of Dwyane Wade's cousin

There were 449 homicides in the city between the start of the year and early Monday morning, a almost 50 percent increase over the same period last year, police said. The YOUTH! These young kids are screaming for help! Chicago police have said a fifth of the guns used in Chicago crimes are from Indiana. Chicago police also reported other incidents across the city.

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Watches issued for Gulf counties ahead of tropical system

The strongest storm now in the Atlantic Ocean, Hurricane Gaston , poses no threat to land. The Gulf Coast beaches on Wednesday and Thursday might be a little more breezy, and rip currents are possible. The storm was also pounding western Cuba with torrential rain , forecasters said . Squalls are likely to sweep across South Florida for much of Tuesday , National Weather Service Miami meteorologists said.

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Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump's outreach to black voters in new ad

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are in a virtual tie, according to the USC Dornsife/LA Times tracking poll. "Just last week, Donald Trump told the African American community 'what do you have to lose?' if you vote for him". " Donald Trump values are not American values". "These repulsive and repugnant lies perpetrated by a desperate Clinton-Kaine campaign are nothing more than flailing attacks from failed politicians unable to defend their abysmal records, and seeking to deny ...

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Chris Brown arrested for 'threatening woman with gun' following police stand-off

The arrest, which occurred outside the view of several news helicopters that swirled overhead and throngs of camera crews gathered at the bottom of Brown's hilltop estate, marked the conclusion of almost 14-hour-long stand-off and investigation by police.

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Obama shortens more than 100 prison sentences

The White House counsel , Neil Eggleston, said he expects Obama will continue to grant commutations through the end of his presidency, which ends on January 20. Most are set to be released December 28. Numerous criminals whose sentences were shortened Tuesday would have been given far shorter punishments under current guidelines.

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Donald Trump to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto

During the primary, Trump attracted conservative support for his hard-line stance promising to send undocumented workers back to their home country as a penalty for breaking USA law. In the days since, Trump and his staff have broadcast varied and conflicting messages - though on Wednesday Conway, appeared to make clear that Trump had decided against allowing immigrants in the USA illegally to stay.

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Two dead in crash near Logan

Their names have not been released. Two passengers of the van, both from out-of state, were determined to be dead at the scene. Three other people on the shuttle, the driver and two other passengers suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Join "Dancing With The Stars"

It was announced Tuesday on " Good Morning America " that Burke was returning to the ABC dancing competition show as a pro dancer for Season 23 after leaving two years ago. Austin, Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe, Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez , and actress Terra Jole (who's probably half the size of her pro partner, Sasha Farber , which should be interesting to watch).

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Amber Rose, Babyface & Ryan Lochte Join 'Dancing With The Stars'

But it seems like DWTS would at least give the public a grace period between the person's most egregiously annoying behavior and their emergence as one of their contestants. "You train for so long and you have that one shot to put it all out there, and I think that's what I'm going to do". "There's other bigger issues that this world is facing".

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Chicago's Top Cop Recommends 7 Officers in Laquan McDonald Shooting be Fired

As the information regarding the report continues to unfold, we'll see if Chicago will be the next city on the DOJ's list of police departments exposed for routinely violating civil rights and abusing use of force. The issue now goes to the Chicago Police Board, which will make a decision in the case. Fatal shootings and other forms of violence by the U.S. police against people of color have sparked protests across the USA in recent years.

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Christie: Hillary 'Should Be Ashamed' for First Injecting Race Into the Campaign

Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will. Ernst are supporting him. Trump does not support it , but didn't mention it on Saturday. Words, but no wheels for Donald Trump in Iowa. An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their ...

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Huckabee: Trump Wouldn't Be Where He Is Today Without Manafort

Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. Manafort's resignation could be another sign that the Trump campaign is struggling. The New York Times reported on Monday that Ukrainian anti-corruption investigators were examining ledgers containing references to $12.7 million in undisclosed cash payments to Manafort over a five-year period linked to his work for the Party of Regions.

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Clinton: Foundation Will Be 'Winding Down'

The two candidates have also been locked up in a heated battle to win the support of African American families and other minorities. Clinton called Trump's hiring of Stephen Bannon a "de factor merger between Breitbart and the Trump campaign" and said it constituted a "landmark achievement" for the alt-right, a "fringe element" that had "effectively taken over the Republican party".

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3 dead, 9 injured in multi-vehicle crash in NYC

The 4:20 a.m. accident in Maspeth on the eastbound LIE at Maurice Avenue caused traffic backups for several miles. "I ran outside, and as I ran outside I hear cars breaking and I hear cars crashing". Two are in critical condition at a local hospital and five sustained minor injuries, according to the FDNY. All eastbound lanes on the lower level of the LIE are experiencing heavy delays near Maurice Avenue, according to the NYPD.

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Republicans can't pretend not to know what fuels the Trump campaign

Trump said in an interview with CNN Thursday. The billionaire businessman rejected Clinton's allegations of racism, defending his hard-line approach to immigration and accusing her of painting "decent Americans as racists". He said other traditional swing states such as Virginia and Colorado are becoming safer bets for Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, meaning her campaign is going to spend even more time focusing on Florida.

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Greatest Hits of Maine's Potty-Mouthed Governor Paul LePage

After leaving a controversial message on a state lawmaker's phone, Maine Governor Paul LePage hints that he may resign from office. A year later, LePage said that NAACP officials, who had called him out for not attending a Martin Luther King Jr.'s event, could " kiss my butt ".

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Green Party's Stein to hold Cincy rally

Boulder's Ollie Tullos is another Sanders supporter now planning to vote for Stein, saying Stein's platform is similar to Sanders and she's "someone who isn't Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump". Harambe and Stein were tied in Texas at 2% each by August - both were losing to Deez Nuts. "We're certainly running to win", Merida said, acknowledging that the party doesn't have the same "advantages or media access" as the Democrats or Republicans.

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Beyonce & Rihanna Got Most Social Buzz During MTV VMAs

This year it was awarded to Rihanna, who split up her performances throughout the night, singing hits such as "Work", "We Found Love" and "Love on the Brain". In true Kanye fashion, the rapper ranted onstage, touching on subjects from music to his beef with Taylor Swift to violence in his hometown Chicago before he debuted his music video for " Fade ", which starred Teyana Taylor.

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2 men charged in fatal shooting of Nykea Aldridge, Wade's cousin

Two brothers, Darwin, 26, and Derren Sorells, 22, were charged in Aldridge's death. Police said the suspects had criminal records. Her heartbroken cousin denounced the shooting as "another act of senseless gun violence" in a city that has seen more than 2,700 shootings this year.


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