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Despite pledge, Clinton charities still to get foreign cash

Hundreds of millions in donations have been given to the Clinton Foundation by foreign nationals and countries; such groups are forbidden from donating to USA political campaigns. The disclosure was required under an ethics agreement she negotiated with the Obama administration, as was the requirement that new foreign government donations be submitted to the State Department for vetting.

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Ryan Lochte Joining 'DWTS,' Attempts To Scrub Bad Image

Austin and Jenna Johnson - Fans fell in love with Austin on Disney's " Wizards of Waverly Place " and he'll be angling to transform that fan base into votes. There will be a return of the dancing pros like Cheryl Burke, Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Derek Hough. He had been set to star this fall in the Broadway revival of "Singin' in the Rain".

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Huma Abedin announces separation from Anthony Weiner after latest sexting revelations

The announcement follows a New York Post report on Sunday night that Mr Weiner , 51, had shared sexually explicit messages with another woman. Monday she released a statement: "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband.

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Uneasy truce holds between Syrian Kurds, Turkey

Turkish-backed rebels patrolled the town on motorbikes on Wednesday as children played in dusty alleys. For their part, the Kurdish-backed militias said they had agreed to what US Central Command spokesman Colonel John Thomas called a "loose agreement" to stop fighting.

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Kaine associates Trump's values with KKK's

Trump tried to get ahead of the Democratic nominee, addressing a crowd in Manchester, New Hampshire just minutes before Clinton. Suffering from falling poll numbers, Trump has appeared, at times confusingly this week, to be pivoting on his hard-right immigration policies to appeal to electorally important minority voters so alienated by this rhetoric.

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Tropical Storm Warning in effect for the Lowcountry

In Connecticut, the overnight hours have yielded some good news concerning the potential impact Tropical Storm Hermine, which is soon to become a hurricane, may have on your Labor Day weekend plans. There were periods of intense rainfall Wednesday as the National Weather Service downgraded Madeline, with winds falling below hurricane strength of 74 miles per hour.

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Georgetown to give slave descendants priority for admission

In 1838, two priests who served as president of the university orchestrated the sale of 272 people to pay off debts at the school. That morning in 1838, 272 people-men, women and children-were sold for a total of $3.3 million (in modern currency), loaded onto a cargo boat, and shipped out to the plantations of the south.

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Are Banks and Credit Unions Open on Labor Day 2016?

Trash customers with Monday pickups will be serviced on Tuesday and Thursday, and customers who receive Tuesday pickups will be serviced Wednesday and Friday. -3 p.m. The U.S. Cellular Center will be closed Labor Day, including the box office. Having the knowledge of which businesses will be open and which are closed will make your life a bit easier.

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Boy, 5, uses allowance to buy lunch for police

He started "Kindness Day" by dropping off lunch to his heroes at the Winslow Township Police Department . "I want to be a police officer when I grow up", said William Evertz. As a retired officer, Wright promised Wiiliam can wear his Badge No. 23 one day, offered him a temporary police photo ID and told him, "I'm so proud of you".

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Agriculture Department Closes Colorado Office After Threats

Herrick said his department is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement agencies to investigate the threats and determine whether they're credible. Officials made a decision to close six offices after getting "several anonymous messages that are concerning for the safety of USDA personnel and its facilities", Matt Herrick, a spokesman for the department, said in a statement.

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Police surprise NJ boy who bought them lunch

As a thank you for lunch and being such a great kid, Winslow Twp Police officers bought and delivered William Evertz. He bought them a Subway lunch because he wanted it to be "healthy". His efforts went viral, and the officers made him a honorary officer for the day, and gave him a ride in a cruiser with the lights and sirens turned on.

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Rubio challenges Murphy to six debates

Republican Sens. John McCain (Ariz.) and Marco Rubio (Fla.), both members of the Senate's loose-borders Gang of Eight, won primary races yesterday against more conservative opponents, Rubio convincingly and McCain handily. Murphy also immediately attacked Rubio after his victory. Rubio's move was rare for a sitting senator. "Sen. Rubio has the worst vote attendance record of any Florida senator in almost 50 years".

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Hillary Clinton lead over Donald Trump reduced to two per cent

Clinton has always been looking to drive a wedge between Trump and military voters, and highlighted the backing she has from many members of the Republican foreign policy establishment. Following (Wednesday's) meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Mr. Trump will also discuss his plans to address illegal immigration by securing our southern border, building a wall, and finally enforcing America's immigration laws.

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Severe weather looms for Florida, North Carolina, Hawaii

AccuWeather reports Tropical Depression Nine developed just south of Florida on Sunday and will turn toward the northeastern Gulf Coast of the United States later this week. Friction between the storm and the land could also cause some severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in central Florida. Meanwhile closer to home, Tropical Depression 8 continues to move away from the North Carolina coast.

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Depression strengthens into Tropical Storm Hermine

The latest track from the National Hurricane Center pushes Hermine into the Coastal Empire southern Coastal Empire Friday morning and off the SC coast, moving rapidly away from our area early Saturday morning. News outlets report high school football games in many areas will be played on Thursday night because Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to bring heavy rains to the state on Friday .

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Hillary Clinton's unpopularity hits new high, on par with Donald Trump

Clinton, who has an edge in many state and national polls , has been aggressively courting Republicans and independents who won't vote for Trump but are still discomfited by her campaign. According to the poll, Clinton led Trump by a 42-37 percent margin among registered voters and a 45-42 margin among likely voters. Among men, Trump's favorability has fallen by 6 points in the past month, as female voters' views of him have ticked upward, from 26 percent favorable in early August to 33 ...

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Stranger Things Season 2 Gets Picked Up by Netflix

The show is perhaps the most successful evocation of the 1980s sci-fi horror genre we've seen, and has proved a great success for Netflix . Like any good show, the eight episodes of season one left us hanging, giving us way too much rope to work with when it comes to fan theories.

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Hermine strengthens, turns Northeast towards Florida

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for other sections of Florida's Gulf coast. Hermine will slowly strengthen through the day on a northeastward path, making landfall early Thursday morning. Tropical Storm Hermine reached maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour late Wednesday (Aug. 31) as it headed toward Florida's northwest coast, the National Hurricane Center reported.

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Florida's Gulf coast braces for Tropical Storm Hermine

And no inbound vessels are being allowed to call until the storm passes. It also warned of risky storm surge and flooding along the Gulf Coast that could be life threatening from Aripeka to Indian Pass, which is located in central Florida about 50 miles north of Tampa.

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Trump vows to deport millions of people living in the USA illegally

Trump instead repeated the standard Republican talking point that only after securing the border can a discussion begin to take place about what to do about those who remain, ducking the major question that has frustrated past congressional attempts at remaking the nation's immigration laws.

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Trump Renews Vow To Crack Down On Illegal Immigration, Muslim Visitors

The Trump campaign did not immediately comment on the apparently conflicting accounts. "We want people to come into our country, but they have to come in legally and properly-vetted, and in a manner that serves the national interest", he said.

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Out of Control Wildfires Rage in Southern California

Lisa Gregory has kept a close eye on the weather since fleeing her home in the woods as a wildfire advanced in Southern California. Near Santa Barbara, north of Los Angeles , a new fire broke out Thursday afternoon and spread quickly, charring more than 500 acres.

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America Has Never Disliked Hillary Clinton This Much

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton today laid out her foreign policy plans before a convention of veterans from across the country, characterizing her opponent as a unsafe choice in uncertain times. Trump has pledged to "Make America Great Again" and restore the country to a time when, in his view, the US was more prosperous and full of opportunity.

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Hillary Clinton says she will be better for military than Trump

When including Libertarian Gary Johnson and the Green Party's Jill Stein, the lead is cut to just 2 percentage points - 41 to 39 percent, with 9 percent for Johnson and 4 percent for Stein. Another 19 percent said they will vote for neither, will not vote or don't know for whom they will vote. Neither candidate received particularly high favorability ratings.

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Tropical Storm Hermine may grow to hurricane strength before hitting Florida

Tropical Storm Hermine will bring impacts to the Southeast on Thursday, while a cool and dry air mass settles in across the Northeast. Although there are no current issued warnings for Orange County, heavy rains, minor flooding and isolated tornados may still strike the UCF area.

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For Trump, a day of political whiplash on immigration

Mr Trump left no one listening to his fiery speech last night unsure of the exact position he was taking towards these American residents. Resonating the image of America, that he sketched in his Cleveland convention in July, as a crime-riddled desperate nation in need of saving, Trump added, "This is it".

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Hermine Gaining Strength In The Gulf

In Tampa, the Carnival Paradise sails to the Grand Caymans and Cozumel this week and will stay clear of the storm as it moves northwestward towards Florida. Tropical Storm Bonnie made landfall in South Carolina, Colin in western Florida, Danielle in eastern Mexico, Earl in Belize and Mexico. The depression's maximum sustained winds are near 35 miles per hour (55 kph).

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Woman kidnapped by husband found dead, he's wounded

Police confirmed they were still searching for the couple after 8 a.m. Instead, the 47-year-old Pennsylvania man apparently managed to remove his electronic monitoring bracelet before abducting his wife early on Tuesday morning. The administrator said the Global Positioning System uses a cellphone signal and the bracelet is a mix of plastic, rubber and metal banding that is not typically easy to remove.

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Hurricane Watches along Florida, N.C. hammered with rain

Forecasters have issued a hurricane watch for parts of Florida stretching from northwest of Tampa to an area east of Panama City. The strongest winds on the eastern and southern side of Tropical Storm Hermine will shove water onto coastal areas Thursday, said Mark Austin, a forecaster for the National Weather Service in Ruskin.

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What you need to know about voting in Arizona's primary on Tuesday

They must be dropped off at a polling place or elections office or a designated drop-off location. Elections supervisor Michael Ertel said a database used in the March presidential primary was accidentally uploaded onto some of the iPads used to check in voters.

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Maine governor wants to meet with lawmaker to make amends

He backed away from it, via Twitter , shortly afterward. Edward Murphy , reporter for the Portland Press Herald . Our conversation has been edited for length and clarity. FIX: Maine residents are no stranger to controversy from their governor. "I just apologize to the Maine people, to Gattine's family, and most of all to my family".

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Kyle Larson holds off Chase Elliott for first Sprint Cup victory

Larson's win also broke a 99-race winless streak for Chip Ganassi Racing. Now, there's little room for error for Elliott, Dillon and McMurray if they hope to make The Chase. He had opportunities driving for Joe Gibbs Racing to potentially get a win in the past, but he wasn't able to capitalize. "We kind of ended on a down note there", he said post-race.

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Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries

Following Rubio's and Murphy's respective primary victories on Tuesday night, the GOP senator issued a debate request similar to the one from his 2010 Senate race and requested that at least one of the debates be sponsored by a Spanish-language outlet.

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Donald Trump Throws 'Ku Klux Klan' Charge Back at Hillary Clinton

The Republican nominee, bolstered by new campaign advisers and a revised strategy aimed at narrowing Clinton's lead in the polls, described his opponent as too ethically compromised to lead the country because of judgments she made as secretary of state about her emails and her ties to the Clinton Foundation.

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Clinton wraps up Hamptons fundraising swing

Hillary Clinton raised almost $20 million during a three-day fundraising sprint in the Hamptons that concluded Tuesday night with a concert featuring performances by Paul McCartney, Jimmy Buffett and Jon Bon Jovi . Former President Clinton also was in attendance. Clinton's Hamptons fundraising tour is expected to raise millions to benefit the Hillary Victory Fund, an account that raises money for Clinton's campaign, the Democratic National Committee and for Democratic state parties, ...


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