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Pence to address House Republicans next week

But the IN governor would not say if Trump would deport the more than 10 million people now IN the country illegally - a pledge he made while navigating the Republican presidential primary. Trump and his surrogates have consistently blamed his inability to release his tax returns on the fact that he is facing a multi-year federal audit, even though no law prevents him from releasing his returns during such a time.

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Two women in Bangkok infected with Zika virus

Experts were anxious that people would visit Brazil for the Rio Olympics and spread the Zika virus. The Zika virus, which has been spreading through South America and the Caribbean since late previous year, is generally a mild disease but is a particular risk to pregnant women as it can cause microcephaly - a severe birth defect in which babies are born with abnormally small heads and underdeveloped brains.

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Bus carrying Marines to Nashville catches fire

More than 700 Marines are being welcomed to Nashville this week for Marine Week. WKRN reports the group pulled over near Monteagle Mountain along I-24 when the bus filled with smoke. Luckily, no one was hurt in the fire. "Everyone was safe - that was the biggest priority", Suchy said. Local emergency personnel took the Marines to a nearby park and fed them until another bus arrived.

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California Assembly OKs bill hiking overtime for farmworkers

That requirement is scaled back each year until 2022 when it becomes eight hours per day and 40 hours per week. California would become the first USA state to require farmers to pay overtime to field workers and fruit pickers under a bill approved by the legislature on Monday and sent to Democratic Governor Jerry Brown for his approval.

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Afghan court sentences senior Haqqani leader to death

Link to what little information is available on this so far is at Site Intel Group . Canadian Joshua Boyle and his wife, American Caitlan Coleman, are shown in this still image taken from a video which appears to have been released by the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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Trump edging out Clinton in tight election contest

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence will return to his old stomping grounds and speak to House Republicans next week. Campaigning in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Trump vowed to take aggressive action to help veterans at home and confront threats overseas including acts of terrorism from the Islamic State group.

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Greta Van Susteren leaving Fox News

We sincerely regret and apologize for the fact that Gretchen was not treated with the respect and dignity that she and all of our colleagues deserve. These payments were substantially "smaller" than the $20 million paid to Carlson, the person said.

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141 arrested at California electronic dance music festival

More than 400 people were arrested at Nocturnal Wonderland , an electronic music festival at San Manuel Amphitheater in Devore, during the Labor Day weekend (Sept. The Sheriff's Department received multiple noise complaints during the course of the three-day festival. According to reports, guests could put banned items inside an Amnesty Box before showing their tickets with no questions asked.

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Mukesh Ambani free 4G internet Offer Attracts Millions of Indians

Jio has so far tied up with over 20 companies for its data bundling scheme and has made available its 4G services for all starting today. Not only it is a service with comparatively affordable data plans but it is also available to anyone with a compatible 4G phone for free for until December 31.

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Stanford swimmer convicted of sex assault released from jail

Turner was convicted of assaulting the young woman near a rubbish bin after they drank heavily at a fraternity party at Stanford University in January a year ago. He's expected to return to his family's home in the suburbs of Dayton, Ohio . Turner must also register as a "tier 3" sex offender, the highest tier, within five days of returning to Ohio .

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Ryan: FBI played politics with release of Clinton probe

CNN political reporter Sara Murray pointed out that while some of the emails have been hard to digest, the revelation that Clinton was emailing about a covert drone strike operation from an unsecured server is something everyone can understand, and it gives more potency to the issue.

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Congress has long to-do list, but little chance of action

In this May 24, 2016 photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. faces reporters at Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington . Other measures, such as gun control legislation and the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court, face much longer odds for passage. And no vote is expected on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, although some supporters still hold out hope of action during the lame-duck session after the election.

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Apple CEO expects to repatriate billions of dollars to US next year

It has no basis in fact or in law, and unfortunately it's one of those things we have to work through. Apple chief Tim Cook fumed: "Ireland is being picked on and this is unacceptable". The Government still has not decided if it will appeal the Apple ruling. While Cook can not appeal the decision on behalf of the Irish government, he said he was "pretty confident the Irish government will do the right thing and I think the right thing is to stand up and fight against this over-reach", ...

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Danny Heinrich admits to abduction, killing of Jacob Wetterling

But he led authorities to the boy's remains last week, according to a law enforcement official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the ongoing case. Heinrich pleaded guilty to one count of child pornography and asked that the remaining 24 counts be dismissed as part of the plea deal. Judge Tunheim also said the defendant could be civilly committed as a sexual predator, if he lives beyond that sentence .

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What If: Could Gary Johnson get hot and play the spoiler?

One in three voters who view both Trump and Clinton unfavorably say they support the Libertarian ticket of Johnson and former Massachusetts Gov. William F. The latest poll, which was done from August 18 to 31, shows 44 percent support for the Republican presidential candidate Trump and 23 percent for the Democratic candidate Clinton.

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Dallas County DA Hawk resigns after bouts of mental illness

Our media partner WFAA-TV reports a source has informed them an announcement will be made Tuesday. After Hawk took her latest leave from her office in May, voices calling for her resignation grew stronger, urging Hawk to quit before August 22, which would've allowed time for a district attorney's race to have been placed on this November's ballot.

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UN changes guidance about sex for travelers to Zika zones

Professor Paul Cosford, medical director at Public Health England, said: "Public Health England is monitoring the global situation closely and the risk to the United Kingdom remains very low". "There could be a window of time when tears are highly infectious and people are coming in contact with it and able to spread it", Miner said. Scientists will now have to find out if the tears are actually infectious.

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Dallas Morning News says it can't support Trump

Donald Trump unleashed a firestorm of criticism from liberals, conservatives and those in between when he called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States. The Dallas Morning News joins another long-time Republican paper, the Richmond Times Dispatch, who decided Friday not to endorse Trump, the first time the Dispatch failed to endorse a Republican candidate in decades.

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US Presidential Race: Clinton rejects Mexico invitation after Trump's diplomatic ruckus

The back-and-forth between the candidates and their running mates came during dueling exclusive interviews with ABC News . In a newspaper article a day after the meeting, Pena Nieto said he made clear to Trump that "in Mexico , we feel offended and hurt by his pronouncements about Mexicans".

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CFB Week 1 Picks: Clemson Tigers vs. Auburn Tigers 9/3/16

Auburn had scored just three points entering the fourth quarter, until running back Kerryon Johnson made things interesting with a 9-yard scamper with just over three minutes to play. 3, 2016, in Auburn , Ala . Despite not finding pay dirt in the first half, Auburn was the first on the board when Daniel Carson drilled a 53-yard field goal with 12:58 left in the second half, capping a 12-play, 44-yard drive.

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Coach Brian Kelly on Notre Dame's loss to Texas

With Buechele, always with a freshman you don't know how they will perform the first game. Without Hunter, Notre Dame went on to complete just 3 of 7 passes for 48 yards over the course of the fourth quarter and two overtimes. What decision, if any, has head coach Brian Kelly made regarding the quarterback situation? Here are five thoughts on Notre Dame following the loss at Texas .

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First lady Michelle Obama set to campaign for Clinton

Clinton said her husband, Bill, should not have to step down from his post leading the Clinton Foundation until after the election. The emails, later revealed by WikiLeaks, showed some DNC officials favouring Clinton over her primary opponent, Bernie Sanders - who has since endorsed Clinton for president.

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Lawmakers send governor bill authorizing farmworker overtime

Gonzalo Najera, who drives a tractor on Salinas Valley's lettuce, carrots and broccoli fields, said some farmers are saying the extra overtime payments could drive them out of the state, but he doesn't buy the argument. "It is really, really sad", he said. A spokesperson at Bonta's office said the bill would cost the state about $300,000 to $500,000 a year in administrative costs.

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Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly Dies At 92

Louis in 1972. In her recently released book, " The Conservative Case for Trump ", co-written with Ed Martin and Brett Decker, Phyllis likens Donald Trump to the Republican victor of the 1980 presidential campaign, Ronald Reagan. "My husband lets me do what I want to do", she says. Opponents criticized Schlafly as hypocritical, for preaching that a woman's place was at home while pursuing her own political career (and a law degree).

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Endwell, NY, vies for crown

Hopko broke a scoreless tie with an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth and Michael Mancini led struck out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the US final Saturday. The ball deflected off the mitt of catcher Junseo Cho , far enough for Harlost to score easily from third to make it 2-0. Jon Luke Simmons broke up Mancini's no-hit bid in the top of the fifth.

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Trust Gap Propels Trump into Lead

By comparison, Republican Mitt Romney only won independents in the 2012 election by 5 points. Regardless of whom voters said they would support, almost six in 10 said they expect Clinton to win the November general election, while just over a third said they expect Trump to claim victory, the survey found.

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Coach Gus Malzahn: Auburn's 3-way QB rotation didn't work

While getting a win on the road against an SEC team is always a good thing, there is plenty that Clemson has to clean up. In terms of voting points, Clemson received 1,416 points while Florida State had 1,413 points. Malzahn also lauded the defense and the job Kerryon Jonson did. Head coach Dabo Swinney has raved about Lawrence ever since the Wake Forest, N.C., product enrolled in January.

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Texas upsets No. 10 Notre Dame in thriller

It is a unit too young - with a considerable lack of talent - to consistently slow down the plethora of good teams still on the schedule. But is that really where the Longhorns are headed? You know, if the whole acting thing doesn't work out for him the Longhorns could probably hire him as a full-time pep coach.

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Longtime Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly dead at 92

Louis, Missouri", the Eagle Forum , the conservative interest group she founded, said in a statement posted on its website. The cause of death was not given. "In so doing, she essentially launched the pro-family, pro-life movement". A political science major, she ran for Congress (unsuccessfully) in 1952, and again in 1970, and became an outspoken anti-communist.

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Police make arrest in fatal shooting at NYC carnival

Regenald Moise implicated himself in the shooting of 22-year-old Tiarah Poyau before dawn Monday during the Brooklyn street festival known as J'ouvert, police Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said . Tyreke Borel, 18, was shot in the chest and died at the hospital. The NYPD is still looking for the shooters who opened fire during Monday's J'Ouvert festivities before the West Indian Day parade.

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Clinton: Trump has 'something to hide' in tax returns

The state-by-state numbers are based on responses from more than 74,000 registered voters during the period of August 9 to September 1. The new poll also shows strong support for Trump among senior citizens. Clinton has gotten help from the Republicans in questioning Trump's capacity to serve as commander in chief. Trump on board his campaign plane yesterday.

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Tied in Georgia

Clinton can win without either OH or Florida as long as she wins Pennsylvania and a couple of the other remaining toss-up/leaner states, a group that includes Virginia, North Carolina, Nevada, Iowa and Wisconsin. Hillary Clinton boards her campaign plane. Ninety percent of Republicans backed Trump and 92 percent of Democrats backed Clinton - while Trump held a 20-point - 49 percent to 29 percent - lead over Clinton among independents.

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Russian Federation closer to agreement with United States on Syria, Putin says

European steel body Eurofer said it was "prudently positive" about the plan. Putin, Obama said, is "less colorful" than another confrontational leader, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who earlier Monday warned Obama against raising his controversial record combating drug crime in an anticipated meeting.

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Trump, Kaine, Bill Clinton all in North Carolina on Tuesday

That lead has now essentially evaporated. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is now polling ahead of Hillary Clinton, according to a new CNN poll released this morning. However, right before she drank a glass of water, she quipped, "Every time I think about [ Donald] Trump I get allergic". Clinton supporters, meanwhile, fanned out across the country on the Monday holiday.

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House panel asks prosecutor to probe deleted Clinton emails

During the interview, Clinton was repeatedly questioned about individual emails, including one that she had sent from her server that included classified information, and had been marked as such. According to the report, Clinton claimed during her interview that she didn't understand that emails marked with "C" meant that they were classified.


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