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Green Party's Jill Stein could face charges for Dakota Access protest

In a press conference Tuesday, Kirchmeier said , "Dr. Jill Stein was seen at the construction site actually vandalizing, spray painting a blade on the equipment". Stein will probably dine out forever on being put in handcuffs and being forced to pay a fine or, even, spend some of the campaign in a North Dakota lockup.

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Native Americans demand response from North Dakota Governor

Several Native American tribes from the Klamath Basin in Northern California have declared their support for an ongoing protest in North Dakota at the intersection of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers against the Daktoa Access Pipeline project.

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Kanye West unveils body suits in NY presidential park

After struggling to stand in the blazing heat, one model collapsed on the ground. The rapper debuted the fourth season of his Yeezy collection for Adidas in Roosevelt Island, just off Manhattan. "Someone needs to go help her", before someone stepped in to help the model off the stage. Other walkers included Teyana Taylor, star of his new Fade video, and Justin Bieber's on-again, off-again girlfriend, Sofia Richie, daughter of Lionel Richie.

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Apple CEO says ruling on €13 billion tax bill is 'untrue'

Ireland's Finance Minister Michael Noonan is urging the cabinet to agree to file an appeal. However, Apple told its investors on Wednesday in a question and answers document that its Irish entities paid $400 million of tax in 2014 in Ireland and a further $400 million of "current U.S.

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Investigators identify victims in west Georgia plane crash

One of the planes was from Falcon Aviation Academy in Newnan. Authorities identified the pilot of the other plane as William Lindsey, 79, of College Park. The airport has a single runway and is uncontrolled, with pilots announcing takeoffs and landings to each other, according to a WSB-TV reporter . Neither aircraft had a voice recorder on board, so investigators must rely on eyewitness accounts and evidence from the wreckage as they piece together what happened.

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Clinton again defends use of private email server

Forces Afghanistan Gen. John Allen, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe and 2004 presidential candidate Gen. Wesley Clark, and former commander in chief of the United States Army Europe/Commander, Central Army Group, and U.S. "Certainly, in that system, he's been a leader, far more than our president has been a leader", Trump said. "There are many people that think that that's absolutely correct".

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Significance of Penn State-Pitt not lost on Nittany Lions

Asked his thoughts on Penn State's announcement last week that it would commemorate the 50th anniversary of coach Joe Paterno's first game as head coach against Temple on September 17, Franklin noted he has in the past acknowledged and shown appreciation for the traditions and success Paterno helped build during his 45-year run on the sidelines.

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Northeast Braces For Hermine's 'Dangerous Storm Surge'

People posted pictures of flooding and high tides from North Carolina to NY, showing streets that were torn up or under water, vacation homes that were flooded, and tourists flocking away from beach holidays.Hermine was classified as a Category 1 hurricane until it lost strength while cutting across Florida and Georgia, packing sustained winds of up to 65 miles per hour (105 kph).

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What if: Could Gary Johnson gain steam and play spoiler?

We hope for similarly fair and truthful representations of the debates from all media outlets covering the election and urge them to step up their coverage of our two very qualified candidates so every voter can make an informed choice". The presidential debate commission requires a candidate to reach an average of 15 percent in the polls it has selected. He campaigned for president as a Republican in the 2012 election and attended some political events in the state.

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Albertson's Bakery Refuses to Bake 'Trump 2016' Cake

The cake was meant to celebrate both her 18th birthday and the fact that she's going to be voting for Trump this fall. "It's your job, we're not really going for your opinion on what you think of the candidates we were just wanting "Trump 2016" on the cake", Gill said.

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Pennies spill onto I-95 in DE after truck flips over

Thursday morning near the I-295 split. The truck was headed to the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia with the blank pennies, but those pennies were scattered over the roadway. Interstate 95 traffic is being detoured onto I-295 north via United States 13, DelDOT said in a statement. Police suggested drivers find alternate routes as hazmat crews worked to clean the mess.

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Mother Teresa Has (Not So Miraculously) Been Declared A Saint

Peter at the front of the square called the "Reparto San Pietro". Mother Teresa , a Nobel Peace Prize victor, was known during her lifetime as the " saint of the gutters " for her work among the poorest of the poor in India, arriving in Calcutta on January 6, 1929.

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Tensions Mount as Native American Tribe Fights to Block Oil Pipeline

The $3.8 billion pipeline is set to pump oil along a 1,100-mile stretch between North Dakota and IL. The Morton County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday in a statement that it's "preparing and planning for all scenarios that may occur in response to the federal court ruling".

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4 former Miss Georgia contestants reunite at Miss America Pageant

Ashley Thompson, who was first runner-up to Miss Mississippi a few years ago, is a member of the team that helped get Lewis ready for the Miss America stage. Miss Rhode Island stood out with a Bollywood-inspired dance, where she wore a face mask. "It pays for those mortgages and auto payments so all their attention is on these children who have cancer", she said.

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Prospective jurors to gather for New Jersey bridge case

On Wednesday, a judge is hearing from both sides on evidence issues. The judge denied a motion by Baroni's attorney to delay opening statements, now set for September 19, based on new evidence he says he has received. The 3rd Circuit's decision may be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. "That they were serious", he told the judge. At another point during the hearing, Critchley and Baroni's attorney, Michael Baldassare, held opposing views about whether an email from the Port Authority's ...

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Trump says undocumented immigrants in the military are a 'special situation'

In military terms, the first national security battle between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took the form of mutually assured destruction. "I don't blame Lauer for asking the email question". She pledged not to let the VA be privatized - as did Trump. "They've gotta now get into Mosul". Clinton said there would "never" be ground troops in Iraq and Syria again.

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U.S. Department of Education looking to aid ITT students

Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. said during last month's announcement. ITT Technical Institutes operates 130 campuses in 38 states, including two campuses in San Antonio . It was not immediately clear how many Iowa students the closure would affect. ITT Educational Services CEO Kevin Modany told reporters Tuesday, "For what appears to be political reasons, there seemed to be an outcome in mind that was going to be forced here".

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Clinton And Trump Are Trying To Repair Relationships With The Media

The candidates will not be on stage together. He's zeroed in on her controversial email practices at the State Department, calling her private email server "reckless". Trump, who followed Clinton at the forum on the USS Intrepid , an aircraft carrier turned museum berthed on the Hudson in NY, was asked about his qualifications for office.

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Bill Clinton, back on the trail, defends Clinton Foundation

To the delight of reporters, Hillary Clinton's campaign this week finally heeded the media's repeated requests for more access by putting her traveling press corps on the same plane with the Democratic nominee. "Oh no, we're not falling for that one again!" "Vote for Trump? I can't", the Cuban-born Gutierrez says into the camera. The former president's popularity among African-American voters could make him the most valuable player on Team Clinton.

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Congress halts Zika funds as cases spread

Congress will be in session for the next three weeks before everyone heads home for the final campaign push before Election Day. The spending bill is the most important item on the Congressional agenda for investors, but Congress has let budget legislation come down to the wire so many times in recent years that the market may not pay much attention this time .

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Minnesota fires wrestling coach after athletes drug scandal

He said the school would not pay for the testing. Coyle also said the coach "disobeyed reasonable directives from me and university to share information" regarding the drug activities within the team. He sent Robinson a text, email and got no response. "He did report the suspicion to his supervisor, but he did not tell him everything he knew, and he was not forthcoming", Coyle said.

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Trump unveils plan to boost military spending by billions

Late last week, the FBI published scores of pages summarising interviews with Mrs Clinton and her top aides from the recently closed criminal investigation into her use of a private email server in the basement of her NY home. Trump also renewed his praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin for having "great control over his country". Trump's warm words about Putin have troubled some of his fellow Republicans who see the Russian leader as a threat to American allies in Europe.

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Gary Johnson begins first TV push with debates looming

Further, I encourage The Courant to promptly offer its endorsement. While the candidates never appeared on stage together, the session served as a preview of sorts for their highly anticipated presidential debates. While Stein was a guest on ABC's This Week, like Johnson, ABC and CBS evening news viewers have yet to hear about her candidacy. Johnson needs to garner 15 percent support or better in an average of national polls to qualify for the upcoming presidential debates.

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House to Vote on 9/11 Lawsuit Bill Ahead of Sept. 11 Anniversary

The legislation would allow families to sue Saudi Arabia by prohibiting countries alleged to have ties to terrorism from invoking sovereign immunity in court. The White House has said it opposes the bill because of potential threats against United States service members and diplomats overseas if the global principle of sovereign immunity is weakened.

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10 percent or fewer voters expected for state primary

In years in which there are statewide primaries, turnout is more likely to be 25 to 30 percent. But Galvin predicts higher voter turnout in Hampden County because of a heated sheriffs' race. Since the early February deadline to register to participate in the March presidential primary, voter enrollment has climbed about 2.2 percent with 94,877 additional registered voters on the rolls as of the August 19 deadline for pre-primary registration.

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Clinton, Trump confront weaknesses in security forum

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to return to OH for the second time in a week with a campaign stop Thursday afternoon at a charter school in Cleveland. Gen. Michael Flynn, one of his supporters and advisors, Trump promised to do more for veterans who have struggled to get healthcare after leaving the military.

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Duterte absent from ASEAN meetings

CBS News' Mark Knoller reports a White House official confirmed that Mr. Obama had a brief discussion with President Duterte before the ASEAN Gala Dinner. "It all springs from the fact that the relationship between the Philippines and the United States is firm, very strong", Yasay said. Duterte later expressed "regret" for his comments.

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Three dead after two planes smash in mid-air in Georgia

Three people are dead in a mid-air plane crash in Carroll County. Blue said both planes were single-engine aircraft. Richards said Stone was a flight instructor. One of the planes is registered to an address in College Park. Joe Fagendes, of LaGrange, is a retired Delta Air Lines pilot and current General Aviation Pilot who has flown over 50 years who said regional aircraft often take off and land at these airports.

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Another failed Zika vote could be the start of a resolution

In a pair of votes, Democrats blocked GOP bills that would pay for a public health response to the virus and fund the Pentagon next year, claiming that provisions in the bill - which would prevent funding for Planned Parenthood and allow Confederate flags in veterans' cemeteries - made them unfavorable.

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Trump pledges big US military expansion

During his speech Mr Trump attacked Mrs Clinton as "trigger-happy and very unstable". Still, Clinton maintained she never mishandled classified information. military. Trump expressed support for the sequester in interviews in 2013 even describing them as too small but seemed to suggest at the time that military spending should be exempt.

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ITT Tech students left in the dark after schools close

A month after the USA government banned ITT Technical Institute from taking any more students with federal loans, the for-profit college closed more than 130 campuses across 38 states. Some people saw it coming when the U.S. Department of #Education banned the school from enrolling new students who needed federal financial aid , the school's main source of revenue.

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Judge partly halts North Dakota pipeline construction

If completed, the 1,168 mile Bakken Pipeline will funnel 570,000 barrels of crude oil each day through North Dakota to Iowa, passing only one mile away from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's reservation. Clashes erupted between protesters and security officers near the construction site over the weekend after bulldozers destroyed sacred tribal sites whose locations had been identified in court documents filed on Friday.

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Showcasing Lao culture, Obama pushes back on US isolationism

After emerging with three bags, Obama went to a nearby coconut stand and drank from one of the fruits through a straw. Speaking at a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI ) town hall at Souphanouvong University, during his visit to Laos on 7 September, the Potus also accused the USA of being lazy in regards to climate control and the environment.

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US generals 'reduced to rubble,' he'd replace some

Clinton , meanwhile, repeated "it was a mistake" to have used a personal email account and server while leading the department, and that she would "certainly not do it again". Trump said at the forum that he'd be open to "working" a way for undocumented immigrants to serve in the United States military - a sharp contrast to his tone during a speech in Arizona last week where he said he would focus on deporting undocumented immigrants from the country.

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National Bank Financial: Time To Have Faith In Enbridge (TSE:ENB)

The combination will create the leading energy infrastructure company in North America and one of the leading globally based on a pro-forma enterprise value of about C$165 billion (US$127 billion). The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of C$60.27. This is a mega-merger for energy infrastructure in North America.


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