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Trump and Clinton turn to battleground states in the South

Clinton said on Monday, referring to what she called recent "credible reports about Russian interference in our elections" and citing a hacking of the Democratic National Committee's emails in July. The two campaigns arrived in Cleveland within hours of each other, underscoring Ohio's quadrennial role in presidential campaigns. Hillary Clinton says no Mexico visit before election.

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Obama cancels meeting with 'colourful' Philippine leader

The White House now says President Barack Obama will not meet with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte at a gathering in Laos of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Beijing said that an "unprofessional" American press had "hyped" up the incident. And in the same breath, he referred to Obama in similar words he has previously used for the us ambassador to the country, as well as for Pope Francis .

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China promises cooperation on steel at global summit

The leaders were also determined to improve global economic and financial governance to enhance the resilience of the world economy, and to revitalize worldwide trade and investment as the key engines of growth and build an open world economy, Xi said.

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Trump says he 'respects' moderators, will attend all 3 debates

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday expressed concern about "credible reports" of Russian interference in the US election and accused Donald Trump of being fixated on dictators including Russia's Vladimir Putin. Immigrants in the country illegally may not need to return to their countries or origin to obtain legal status, Trump said - a position many conservatives would consider "amnesty".

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Seahawks' Lane says he will continue to sit for anthem

The outgoing president recognized Kaepernick's sincerity and said he would rather have young people engaged in the democratic process than not paying attention at all. "There are a lot of ways you can do it", Obama said after the G-20 Summit here. Rapinoe added: "Being a gay American, I know what it's like to look at the flag and not have it protect all your liberties".

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Hermine Sticks Around Offshore, Bringing High Seas

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Hermine is expected to begin weakening as it churns hundreds of miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters warn it could continue to impact areas from NY to southern New England with pounding waves, coastal flooding and beach erosion before it moves out to sea.

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Eric Reid explains why he kneeled with Colin Kaepernick during national anthem

The team reiterated Friday night that it stands behind Kaepernick and respects his right not to participate in celebrating the national anthem. " He said he appreciated it". "This is what America should be all about". He stood and cheered during "God Bless America", and clapped when military members were honored at the game.

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Clinton, Trump briefly cross paths in Cleveland on Labor Day

Speaking aboard her campaign plane, Clinton said Republican nominee Donald Trump has a freakish attraction to dictators. Some Hispanic leaders who have been advising his campaign also said they feel betrayed after his long-awaited immigration speech that definitively ruled out a pathway to legal status for people living in the country illegally.

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Kaepernick can't understand what 'black men face — NBC Sports host

Kaepernick , a biracial Wisconsin native born to a white mother and black father before being adopted, has caused a national conversation about standing for the national anthem after declining to do so before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers last week.

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Kaine says Trump encouraged Watergate-like hack of DNC by Russians

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Presidential rivals Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton competed for the media's attention more than usual on Monday, holding dueling news conferences aboard their campaign planes. John Kasich during the presidential primary. The first debate between Clinton and Trump is scheduled for September 26. The billionaire businessman has been helped by what his campaign said was a positive week last week in which he made a quick trip to Mexico, appearing side by side with ...

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Houston electrifies with kick six, returning field goal 100 yards for TD

Mayfield finished the first half without a single incompletion in nine throws. Moreover, they'll be dancing if they play as they did against OU. Coming off this Houston loss, the Sooners face a similar to-do list. twice all day. But it also didn't catch many breaks. "You have to credit them for coming down with the ball and the quarterback [for] making plays with his feet".

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Tropical storm may impact New England on Labor Day weekend

Meteorologist Chevy Chevalier said the last hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii was Hurricane Iniki in 1992, which hit Kauai Island. The storm's winds had uprooted a pine tree in Gatlin's backyard and sent it crashing onto his home of more than 40 years.

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Marijuana Plants Found in Backyard of Day Care

The daycare facility has been shut down by the West Haven City Housing. Police made a shocking discovery at a licensed day care facility in West Haven, and soon people could face serious charges. Police searched the property and found about 600 marijuana plants that were 6-10 feet tall. State records indicate that the day care license is registered to Rosalee Miller.

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Trump tells black churchgoers in Detroit visit is 'to learn'

Trump came under intense criticism earlier in the campaign after he said African-Americans have nothing to lose by supporting him. And those who seek office do not do enough to step into the community and learn what's going on. But of course, this attack on Trump and his message of unity to Detroit's African-American community comes at a time when Hillary Clinton's health and judgment has become an issue for voters after the Federal Bureau of Investigation report released on Friday.

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No. 2 Clemson holds off upset-minded Auburn

Gallman scores a touchdown on a 1-yard run. "I wanted to have a big game". "I want to come out every game and have a big game", Williams said. The [quarterbacks] knew generally this formation or this play, whatever the case may be, they knew when they were going to go in.

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Obama cancels Dutetre meeting after 'son of a whore' remark

Obama, who was in China for a Group of 20 meeting, departed Monday for Laos, becoming the first USA president to visit the nation. Hangzhou, China: US President Obama is shrugging off a rude remark from his Philippine counterpart, but the outburst from Rodrigo Duterte could derail a scheduled meeting between the two leaders this week.

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Mother Teresa proclaimed a saint

Following the canonization ceremony on Sunday, the pope treated 1,500 homeless to a pizza lunch in the Vatican auditorium. Teresa, he said, demonstrated her faith through actions in her adopted city of Kolkata, India. "Singing What Child Is This to celebrate her life and legacy will be a moment I cherish forever". Sunday, he told his parish about Mother Teresa's journey in becoming a saint.

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Brilliant McIlroy ends drought with Deutsche Bank crown

His shoulders didn't sag. Rory McIlroy has returned to winning ways. "As I said, after three holes on Friday, there was so much going through my head, and none of those things involved sitting beside a trophy at the end of the week, so it's just been incredible".

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Hendricks, late hits lift Cubs over Brewers 7-2

That was all Milwaukee could muster against Hendricks, who lowered his major league-leading ERA to 2.07 by allowing just one run over six innings. Yesterday the 'pen threw eight scoreless innings, giving up just three hits and striking out eleven, and today it was a little simpler, but it's who did it that makes things more interesting.

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Tracking Hermine: Tropical storm warning issued for NYC

Hermine is still expected to hit the city with winds on Monday, with gusts as high as 40 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service . Tropical Storm Hermine regained strength Saturday as it moved slowly up the Eastern Seaboard and made a mess of the holiday weekend. At least one ferry operator on Monday canceled some trips to Nantucket, which reported winds of up to 39 miles per hour (63 km), because of the storm.

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LSU offensive lineman Josh Boutte ejected for vicious cheap shot vs. Wisconsin

Wisconsin was thought to be a middle-of-the-road team in the Big Ten, so this loss could be a big hit to the Tigers' College Football Playoff résumé if - and that's a big if - they can play up to their potential for the rest of the season.

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Senate Showdown: Patrick Murphy, Marco Rubio in Pivotal Florida Race

The 33-year-old University of Miami graduate was first elected to the House in 2012, defeating incumbent tea party conservative Allen West. Murphy says Rubio cares more about political ambition than voters and can't even commit to serving all six years in the Senate if he wins, and Rubio says Murphy is a privileged son of a wealthy man who has lied about his education, work experience and starting a small business.

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Major Martin: Truex Jr. off Harvick to win Southern 500

Sep. Kasey Kahne, whose only realistic path into the Chase is a victory in one of the next two races, was fourth on the list at 173.656 miles per hour. "You've got to get after it on pit road and do your job". Scott slid and inadvertently blocked Stewart, who turned the No. 44 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford into the wall.

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Hermine, now a tropical storm, killed 2

New York City and Nassau County were removed from the Tropical Storm Warning overnight as the storm continues its journey on a more southeast track than initially anticipated. The couple, both in their 60s, said they knew the storm would blow over, even as friends texted their concerns. "Suffolk County has dodged the worst predicted impacts of the storm", county officials said in a statement.

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Hillary Clinton debuts new campaign plane

ET to fly Clinton to events in OH and IL with her press corps. As reported by The Hill on September 5, Clinton made the best out of a bad situation during a campaign stop on Monday, targeting the billionaire real estate mogul in the process.

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Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton campaigning in Illinois on Labor Day

But Trump's unconventional White House bid, including his campaign's apparent imperviousness to criticism about his harsh rhetoric, assures a tight contest for the next 64 days until the election. Mrs Clinton has been accused of mishandling classified information while working for the State Department, but the report attributes her mismanagement of the emails to a concussion suffered in 2012.

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Quake shakes big swath of Midwest

The commission on Saturday ordered oil and gas field wastewater-disposal wells within an approximately 500-square-mile area around the epicenter to shut down within seven to 10 days because of previous connections between the injection of wastewater and earthquakes.

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Clemson hoping to build on opening game test by Auburn

This team should be really, really good. Head coach Dabo Swinney's Tigers (1-0, 0-0 ACC) survived a late scare from unranked Auburn - which almost pulled off a major upset thanks to a series of questionable Clemson coaching calls late in the nationally-televised contest.

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No immediate plans to change jail lobby security

After reviewing Saturday's shooting that left correctional Officers Juanita Davila and Toamalama Scanlan in critical condition, authorities will decide whether to alter procedures in the public area of the Fresno County jail, sheriff's spokesman Tony Botti said.

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Obama: 'Gaps of trust' preventing deal on Syria

The two countries are also thought to be trying to reach a deal on some form of limited military co-operation. Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin exchanged icy stares as they squared up at China's G20 summit amid frosty relations between the superpowers.

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Hong Kong election highlights rising anti-China mood

About 2.2 million people, or 58 percent of registered voters, cast ballots for the Legislative Council , the highest turnout since the city's 1997 handover from Britain. Nathan Law , center, of the political party Demosisto , who helped lead the 2014 protests, celebrates with teen protest leader Joshua Wong , second from left, and his supporters after winning a seat at the legislative council electi.

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Hillary Clinton 'More Than Ready' For Final Campaign Push

Both Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump had declined to get a plane big enough to fit traveling reporters for much of the campaign, instead opting to fly private and on their own. "We are going to have to take those threats and attacks seriously", she told reporters travelling with her from OH to IL. As he left Cleveland for his next stop in Youngstown, Trump extended a rare invitation to a handful of journalists on his private jet, and said that "on occasion", he will invite ...

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Anti-Oil Pipeline Protest Turns Violent, As Protesters Clash With Security Officials

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe launched a campaign against the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline in Cannon Ball after tribal leaders alleged the construction project has destroyed several Native American cultural sites and burial grounds.

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Video shows vandals destroying popular Oregon rock formation

Video obtained by KGW shows the group pushing on the pedestal until it fell over on Monday, the 29th of August. Kalas, 19, had visited Cape Kiwanda Natural Area earlier that day with two friends, including an aspiring videographer who brought a drone along to capture the coast's scenery.

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No Senate Surprises in Florida

While Grayson has more consistently voted for Democratic priorities and Obama's agenda, many party leaders thought he was unelectable because of his brash demeanor. " Rubio didn't make out too good even on his own turf, so I think there's a certain lack of confidence in the Florida population about him", he said in an interview with Florida Public Radio station WMFE in Orlando.


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