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Trump Aide On Nixed Immigration Speech: Policy 'Should Not Be Rushed'

Trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton in opinion polls for the November 8 election and struggling to broaden his support beyond the white working-class voters who have been his base of support, the NY businessman has reached out in recent days to black and Hispanic voters.

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AP reporter returns to Cuba on 1st commercial flight from US

On Wednesday morning, a JetBlue airplane lifted off from Fort Lauderdale bound to Santa Clara , Cuba . JetBlue Flight 387 took off at 10:06 a.m. Until now only chartered flights flew from the United States to the Communist country. Republican Rep. John Katko of NY has voiced concerns about Americans taking commercial flights to Cuba .

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Trojans get new Jordans before opener

Isaac Whitney can't quite pull down this pass Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, as the USC Trojans practice before facing the Crimson Tide. Besides that 2011 season where they went 10-2 but were ineligible for a bowl, Kiffin failed big time as head coach at USC.

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To quell uproar, Maine governor seeking 'spiritual guidance'

On Wednesday morning , LePage said he spoke to Gattine and apologized, and that the legislator never called the governor a racist . "LePage's tenure as governor has been a six-year odyssey of the impolitic - from crude sexual references about a Democratic senator, to his granting an audience to anti-government extremists who suggested the public execution of two Democratic legislative leaders".

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Explosion at SpaceX launch pad destroys rocket, satellite

Future planned flights have reportedly not been affected by the explosion, nor were any of NASA's facilities. In a post from Africa, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said he was deeply disappointed at the loss of the satellite which he said would have provided connectivity to many entrepreneurs and everyone else across the continent.

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Jared Fogle suing the parents of child porn victim

Fogle, now detained at a federal prison in Colorado, has lodged court documents blaming the girl's parents for a cycle of despair, self-harm and drink and drug abuse which she says was the result of his abuse. Unsurprisingly, this deranged lawsuit is not Fogle's first attempt at dodging blame. Fogle's team argues that Doe's parents' divorce and custody battle "caused unnecessary stress, anxiety, and trauma for Jane Doe", and is really to blame for her becoming the victim of his and Wilson's ...

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Dallas chief who oversaw response to sniper attack to retire

He called today's announcement about the 33-year veteran of the department's retirement "bittersweet" and called Brown a man of integrity and courage. He made the historic decision to use a bomb robot to kill the suspect in the shooting, Micah Johnson, who was barricaded inside the El Centro College parking garage.

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Stanford RB Bryce Love out for opener with injury

Shaw eliminated one two-a-day practice, cut out two more practices and reduced a few others all in hopes of making sure the eighth-ranked Cardinal are fresher for Friday night's game against Kansas State than they were a year ago in a loss at Northwestern.

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Oklahoma's Big 12 Conference basketball schedule is released

For the Big 12 home opener, Tech will take on West Virginia, followed by a match-up against Kansas State. West Virginia has 20 regular-season games scheduled for national broadcast, with more figuring to be allocated. The Texas Tech men's basketball team will have 17 conference games televised this season, according to a Tech Athletics news release. This marks the first time in WVU's Big 12 tenure that conference action started before January 2.

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Gulf Coast Bunkers Down for Tropical Storm Hermine

The almost 11 years since Florida last saw a hurricane make landfall is an unprecedented tropical cyclone drought in historic record. Indian River, St. The last hurricane to strike Florida was Wilma , a powerful Category 3 storm that arrived on October 24, 2005. The service cautioned that some of those storms could produce between 3-4 inches of rainfall , thus prompting the flash flood watch.

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Georgia governor issues emergency order ahead of Hermine

Stores in Tallahassee were already running low on bottled water and flashlights by Thursday morning , the Associated Press reported . Based on these data, Hermine is now upgraded to a hurricane, the fourth hurricane of 2016 in the Atlantic basin.

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Tropical Storm Hermine Upgraded To Category 1 Hurricane, National Guard Activated

That's a huge chunk of new Floridians who've never endured a hurricane. Data from USAF hurricane hunter finds #Hermine is now a hurricane. Current sustained winds with this storm are at 65 miles per hour. There is danger of "life-threatening inundation" over the next 12 to 24 hours along the Gulf Coast. Adam said the flooding was caused by Hermine's position in the Gulf of Mexico, but he said flooding would subside as the storm moved inland and the tide went out.

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SpaceX Rocket And Its Cargo Explode On Launch Pad In Florida

The test, considered routine, was in advance of a planned launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday. Building several miles away felt the shake from the blast, and multiple explosions continued to go off for several minutes.

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Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida

The incident comes in advance of a scheduled Saturday launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station . Our source called us from inside Kennedy Space Center just a few miles away and described the chaos in the minutes following the explosion.

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Clinton raises a combined $143 million in August

The former secretary of state pounced on conflicting messages from Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto following their meeting. Kaine said Thursday on NBC's "Today" that Trump had his "diplomatic amateur hour" Wednesday, after declaring for months that Mexico would pay for the border wall.

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Senator Grassley could be persuaded to hold hearing on Garland

But, he added, his blockade on considering Garland might lift if enough of his GOP colleagues express a desire to push the judge through after the election. Senate Republican leaders have vowed not to hold confirmation hearings or an up-or-down vote on any Supreme Court nominee put forward by Obama. "People asked me to speculate, and maybe I shouldn't be speculating", Grassley said.

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Clinton camp smashes fundraising record: $143 million in August

Clinton didn't name her Republican rival, but did focus much of her speech on criticizing and contrasting with him, which made some American Legion members uncomfortable. The decisions we make and the actions we take ... affect millions, even billions, of lives. In a statement endorsing Clinton, Clad echoed the Democratic candidate's criticism that Trump, a NY businessman with no experience in government, as lacking the temperament and judgment to serve as commander-in-chief.

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UGI plans 8.3% rate hike

In a news release, UGI states this will be the first increase in the purchased gas cost for customers since June 2014. UGI Penn Natural Gas announced its rates will increase on September 1, 2016. With this latest hike, the average residential customer's bill will grow by $4.18 per month, from $59.23 a month to $63.41. UGI recognizes some customers may have trouble paying their utility bill.

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Melania Trump files $150M suit over escort service report

July 21, 2016. As of September 1, the article appears to have been pulled from the Daily Mail's Web site on August 22. Trump states in her lawsuit that those accusations are blatantly false. Trump, who now has her own jewellery line, was born in Slovenia and moved to the United States in the 1990s. "Defendants broadcast their lies to millions of people throughout the U.S.

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Trump Flops On "The Wall"

Critics Ream Trump Immigration Address: "Donald Trump's immigration speech Wednesday night in Arizona served up red meat to his staunchest allies and supporters but left those on the fence about supporting him even more wary and those fiercely opposed to him even more confident in their criticism".

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Pinellas County School Closings Announced Ahead of Tropical Storm Hermine

Hurricane Hunters have found that Tropical Storm Hermine has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Wednesday morning, the National Hurricane Center hoisted tropical storm warnings along a swath of the Florida Gulf Coast from roughly Panama City Beach to the New Port Richey area north of St.

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Grace VanderWaal wows judges for a third time on 'America's Got Talent'

You just have to see it yourself! Valentinetti returns to " AGT " on September 13, where he will compete in the finals with the results being revealed the next night. Heidi Klumpicked Laura. Mel B picked her Golden Buzzer girl Laura, then Howie Mandel mixed things up and picked Edgar. Now that's VanderWaal's in the semifinals, she's got a good chance at winning the competition.

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ABC, CBS Blackout FBI Warning of Election System Hackings

Unfortunately, shows like The Late Show with Stephen Colbert had to cover a concerning recent event impacting USA voters. The FBI discovered breaches in voter registration databases in IL and Arizona but did not specify who might have been behind it.

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20 years later, JonBenet Ramsey case remains open

To honor the death anniversary of the six-year-old beauty queen, two networks announced to release docu-series that will feature the story of the Ramseys and JonBenet's murder case in fall. The trailer also shows detectives and other investigators who worked the case and will provide new theories about how the little girl died and shed light on evidence as they try to prove someone broke into the family's Boulder, Colorado home.

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Gulf Coast residents hunker down for Tropical Storm Hermine

He says he's mostly anxious about the new equipment he's recently purchased for the waterfront restaurant. Hermine had winds of 60 miles per hour, and the hurricane center expected it to strengthen and be a hurricane near the time of landfall, which could be late tonight or early Friday.

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Trump says he will build wall and begin mass deportations

This election is about who Trump is-it doesn't matter what Trump says. For the first time, her disapproval numbers were nearly equal to Trump's . Speaking on condition of anonymity, a Mexican government official said the two men spoke English during the meeting and that Pena Nieto clearly explained to Trump the offense his comments had caused.

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Texas A&M Fans Furious After UCLA QB Josh Rosen Downplays Aggie Crowd

Whatever the case really is, we'll find out in a few short days when the Bruins and Rosen to head out on the road to College Station to take on the Aggies. Rosen did profess respect for Kirk, the Scottsdale, Arizona, standout who chose Texas A&M over multiple Pac-12 schools as a recruit and justified his five-star billing as the SEC Newcomer of the Year.

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Kentucky, Indiana to receive funds to help combat opioid epidemic

This three year, $3 million grant will support an expansion of outpatient methadone treatment services and will reduce the waiting lists for heroin and other opioid dependent individuals seeking these services in IL. "It is critical that state health departments have the support they need to combat the epidemic". "States can use these funds to develop, implement and evaluate programs that save lives", he said.

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Georgia cities under tropical storm watch, Florida in state of emergency

That system also is expected to become a tropical storm sometime Tuesday. A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Marineland Florida to Altamaha Sound Georgia. National Hurricane Center to issue a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch for areas of Florida's Gulf coast. The heaviest rain is likely coming to the Tampa Bay area on Thursday.

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Half of Americans wary of travel to US Zika zones

However, it is not yet clear if the affected Indians work in the construction industry. Channel News Asia reported that foreign nationals, including those from Bangladesh, China, India and Malaysia, are among the 115 cases reported. Zika is only one of several diseases that can be spread by mosquitoes. Currently, the total number of Zika cases in Texas is 141. It's the first finding of Zika-carrying mosquitoes in the continental United States.

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Hermine Likely to Become Hurricane

It would also be the first hurricane to form in the Gulf Coast since 2013, ending the longest streak of hurricane-free days recorded in the last 130 years . "It looks like we'll see a drying trend into the weekend with a low chance of rain and highs in the upper 80s", Carpenter said. The tropical storm continued to intensify Thursday morning , with sustained winds climbing to 65 miles per hour and a large swath of the coast already seeing a foot of storm surge.

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Labor Day Drivers Facing $2.19 Gas Prices

Gas prices for Labor Day weekend will be the lowest amount drivers have paid since 2004, but those traveling outside of OH will see cheaper prices. Labor day travel will definitely increase the number of driver numbers on the road . Gas prices have already jumped in price by several cents since the beginning of the week. The largest jump was in 2005 when gas prices shot up 20 cents as Hurricane Katrina hit the US and oil rigs in the Gulf.

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Key facts about Mother Teresa's life

According to a 1988 biography ("Mother Teresa" by Joan Graff Clucas), she was fascinated by stories of missionaries serving in Bengal and, even before her teenage years, decided on a religious life. She died on September 5 1997 aged 87. Did the Missionaries of Charity have a conversion agenda? In December 1928, she traveled to India in order to begin her life of service.

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Chicago police exec: Fire 7 for lies in killing

The inspector general's report found that almost a dozen officers about what happened when the white officer shot McDonald to death in 2014. "The officers have been relieved of their police powers", it added. In the video, however, McDonald can clearly be seen moving away from the responding officers as Van Dyke steps out of his squad auto and, seconds later, opens fire.

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Penn State prof possibly alive for days in quarry

A police investigator says a Penn State professor who was pushed off an 80-foot rock quarry ledge died slowly and possibly was alive and immobile for up to two days. His body was found August 17, with buzzards circling over it. Geier and Ishler have confessed to the killing and have been charged with murder , tampering with evidence and conspiracy.


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