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Search for United States climbers missing in Pakistan called off

Dempster and Adamson faced a almost 4,600-foot vertical to overhanging face of ice, rock and snow, Thesenga said. After helicopters and rescue teams swept the mountainside with no signs of the two climbers, family members made the "extremely hard decision" to halt the search.

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Roughed up by critics, Matt Lauer jokes with Dana Carvey

To Lauer's credit, he pressed Trump on his praise for Putin and elicited answers that will be the source of lingering controversy. "I mean the man has very strong control over a country", Trump said. But it was Lauer's performance that ended up raising the most eyebrows, as critics walloped him for failing to ask follow-up questions, speeding through weighty issues, and giving undeniably unequal treatment to Clinton and Trump.

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Feds to drop charges against former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell

He also paid for trips and golf outings for the couple and their children, and gave $15,000 for catering at McDonnell daughter's wedding. Williams bought almost $20,000 in designer clothing and accessories for Maureen McDonnell and a Rolex watch for Bob McDonnell.

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Scherzer, Nationals beat Braves 6-4 after quick turnaround

He left after 2 1/3 innings, allowing a run on two hits. Ryan Weber (1-1) lost his first start of the season for Atlanta. With last night's win, Washington improved to 81-57 on the season, with the second-best record in the NATIONAL LEAGUE, behind only the Chicago Cubs (89-49).

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Trump Promises Major Increase In Military Spending, Number Of Active Troops

Several Congressional Republicans were quick to endorse Trump's comments , suggesting that at least among them, transitioning his public statements to be more in line with the party leaders is working. He also wants USA generals to come up with a plan to defeat the self-styled Islamic State (IS) in his first 30 days in the White House. "It was something that should not have been done", Clinton said.

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ITT Tech shuts down all of its campuses

Studnets will be forced to attempt to transfer their credits or start fresh. "There's a number of programs that are comparable", O'Brien said. The sudden announcement is leaving an estimated 8,000 ITT Tech employees without jobs andand impacting more than 35,000 students who are now enrolled in classes at the institute.

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Black Lives Matter Protest Shut Down London City Airport

Last activists were arrested around 11:25 local time at about six hours after the group occupied the runway of London City Airport. Police said seven out of the nine protesters were detained on suspicion of aggravated trespass, being unlawfully air-side and violating airport by-laws.

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Trump proposes massive increase in military spending

He said that if he becomes president, he will ask Congress to reverse cuts to defense spending enacted under the 2013 budget sequester and submit a new budget to rebuild the military, which he said isn't prepared to confront threats to the country.

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Prosecutors want 13 more Cosby accusers to testify at his trial

McMonagle passionately argued that Cosby and Andrea Constand were residents of Pennsylvania at the time of the alleged assault and that the acts that form the basis for the criminal charges allegedly took place in Pennsylvania and therefore questions involving the admissibility of evidence must be analyzed under Pennsylvania law .

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Trump to give generals 30 days for IS plan

The U.S. presidential candidates appeared back-to-back on the same stage for the first time during NBC's "commander-in-chief" forum , answering questions about national security in front of a live TV audience aboard the decommissioned USS Intrepid, which is now a floating museum in NY.

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Michigan's chronic student absence rate above national average, says new report

Chronic absence at varying levels impacts 89% of school districts in the U.S. "That is a lot of kids missing a lot of school", said Balfanz. "To solve chronic absenteeism we have to understand where the challenge is greatest, where it's smallest, and where it's moderate", Balfanz said.

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Wal-Mart: Coke display stacked like twin towers removed from Florida store

The photo, which was posted to Twitter by user online_shawn , alleges that a Florida Walmart has a Coke display showing Ground Zero made up entirely out of Coke Zero. A spokesman for Walmart told Orlando Weekly that the display will be taken down and that the idea came from Coca-Cola and Walmart approved it. They then approach Walmart, which can approve or deny.

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Afghan Forces End Kabul Siege After Militant Attack on Charity

An Interior Ministry official said initial reports indicated one person had been killed and six wounded in the attack , with 31 people rescued from the area. Tuesday's gun battle comes a day after twin bombings at the defense ministry in Kabul claimed 24 lives. "That is why they are attacking highways, cities, mosques, schools and common people".

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After backlash, EpiPen maker to help reduce patient costs

When asked why the company chose discount counts instead of lowering the price, Bresch said the flawed health care system would prevent the real savings from reaching those who need EpiPen . Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), whose daughter serves as Mylan's CEO, issued his first statement on the company Thursday. "All involved must also take steps to help meaningfully address the USA health care crisis, and we are committed to do our part to drive change, in collaboration with policymakers, ...

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Ethics watchdog group renews call for IRS probe of Trump-Bondi donation

In recent years, Trump has made tens of thousands of dollars in contributions to at least four state attorneys general - Bondi of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas, both Republicans, and Democrats Eric Schneiderman of NY and Kamala Harris of California - whose offices have looked into complaints about Trump University .

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Reds lose 14th in a row to Mets, swept again

He's brought his batting average all the way up to.347 for the season after hitting at a near.500 clip since being recalled from AAA Louisville, and that paired with the first regular playing time of his career has been quite the sight to behold of late.

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Trump Challenges Clinton To Release Health History: I'll Go First

After being presented with several possibilities for how they may vote, about a quarter of poll respondents said they would vote for a third-party candidate or a candidate "from the other political party than the one that you usually support".

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Trump campaign to stop barring some journalists from events

Trump, who has both said he has a secret plan to defeat ISIS and, if elected, that he would give generals 30 days to present him with a plan to beat ISIS, also offered little clarity as to which was the case. Her campaign says she'll keep talking about national security issues and how Donald Trump lacks the temperament to be commander in chief. Some of those Republicans will join Clinton Friday for what she dubbed at "working session" on the threat of terrorism.

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Depression spurs warnings, watches for Florida coast

As of 2 p.m. ET, Hermine was about 415 miles west-southwest of Tampa and had sustained winds of 40 mph. The storm has begun a move to the north at 2 miles per hour and a Tropical Storm Watch for the Gulf Coast has now been upgraded to a Tropical Storm Warning.

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ITT, for-profit school with Oxnard campus, is closing

Effective today, ITT said it cut most of its 8,000 employees. The company said it had explored alternatives, such as transferring the schools to a nonprofit or public institution. There are two ITT Tech campuses in South Florida. O'Brien says SMC is reaching out to the hundreds of regional ITT Tech students who are out luck to see if they can get enrolled in its similar programs.

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Oklahoma tribes join growing outcry over Dakota Access Pipeline

US Judge James Boasberg said Tuesday he had granted in part and denied in part the temporary restraining order, and that he would decide by Friday whether to grant the tribes' larger challenge to the pipeline, which would require the US Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw permits for the project.

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REx spacecraft poised for sampling run to asteroid Bennu!(Watch trailer)

The mission is scheduled to return an asteroid sample to Earth in 2023. If Bennu were to hit Earth, and there is a small chance of this happening, sometime between the 2169-2199 (roughly 1 in 2,700), it wouldn't have the effect of the ancient impacts, like Chicxulub, but it would certainly be devastating for us.

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President Obama and First Lady show off regal romance in 'Essence' magazine

Obama also touched on the importance of social media, saying: "We can fool ourselves into thinking that everybody is still watching the evening news, but I live with Generation Z, and I know that their habits, the way they take in information in, is so different".

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US East Coast remains under state of emergency after Tropical Storm Hermine

Hermine , the first hurricane to make landfall in Florida in 11 years, swept ashore early Friday near the Gulf shore town of St Marks with winds of 130 kph, churning up a devastating storm surge. In Florida, a homeless man in Marion County was hit by a falling tree and was killed. That large reach and slow motion could cause "a long duration of hazardous conditions along much of the mid-Atlantic coast extending into southern New England through the holiday weekend and into midweek", the ...

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Paralympics beats the odds to open in Rio

Craven addressed the athletes after telling the watching world "through the performances of Paralympians, you will see the true meaning of sport and the true definition of ability". Police had planned to "summon" Bach if he came for the opening ceremony, though there is no evidence he knew about the ticket scam. "Inclusion" and changing perception was the theme of the opening speech by Sir Phillip Craven, the president of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), last night.

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Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump Proved He's Not Qualified To Be President

But, again, Hillary Clinton is actually released a plan, a detailed plan on how to defeat Isis. The "Commander in Chief Forum" on Wednesday night, at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in NY, with the two candidates fielding questions from Matt Lauer and from military veterans, came at a critical moment.

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Hermine still kicking up surf, but storm warning lifted in N.J

It is expected to slow down and turn northeast later Sunday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Sunday morning advised residents to take precautions as a tropical storm makes its way toward CT. Accuweather.com forecast the strongest winds and heaviest rain would stay offshore much of Sunday, causing risky surf and coastal flooding . A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Southern Fairfield, Southern New Haven, Southern Middlesex, Southern New London, Hudson, Eastern Essex, Eastern ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation releases Hillary Clinton report

The first Clinton-Trump debate will take place September 26 at Hofstra University of NY, moderated by NBC "Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt, EFE news reported the commission as saying on Friday. "Among Democrats, 85% plan to vote for Clinton while 9% are crossing over to Trump and 5% to Johnson". Clinton's biggest fundraiser of the month was a $6.6 million event in the Hamptons hosted by Jonathan Tisch, co-owner of the New York Giants.

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Poll Says Voters Are More Trusting of Clinton with Health Care

In July, Clinton led Trump, 47 to 34 percent, when Johnson and Stein were included in F&M's poll . Clinton leads in four regions of the state, F&M said, including southwest Pennsylvania (39 to 36 percent), Philadelphia (83 to 12 percent), Allegheny County (56 to 30 percent), and the southeast (45 to 31 percent).

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Dak Prescott, Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys' QB picture

In 2015, the Dallas Cowboys were able to come away with a last-second victory to open up the season, but the Giants got their revenge later in the year when former Cowboys special teams ace Dwayne Harris returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown.

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Clinton must tackle the issues, not just take down Trump

He also said that, if elected, he would give military leaders 30 days to formulate a multi-pronged plan to defeat the so-called "Islamic State" group. For her part Clinton pointed out Tuesday that the electorate knows that they can not count on Trump to protect the United States and its military forces, because they see him as a danger for the country.

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Texas police report active shooter situation at high school

Alpine is a small public high school. The office told Reuters that there was "an active shooter incident" at Alpine High School, but declined to give further details. Students reported hearing about two or three shots, KWES reported. The outlet also says that a law enforcement officer was shot during the incident by "friendly fire".

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Indianapolis Police Officer Mistakenly Shoots Armed Homeowner

Tuesday. According to Fox 59 , police summarized the incident as a case of mistaken identity. Police have claimed that they thought he was the robber and that they fired in self-defense because he had a weapon. Investigators described the suspect as a black man with light complexion who was wearing a red and white jacket and a dark baseball cap Tuesday morning.

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Female WWII pilot will finally be laid to rest at Arlington

In the process, the campaign helped bring to light the long-forgotten exploits of the fearless female pilots known as the WASPs. She was one of the Women Airforce Service Pilots, a group of women who flew military aircraft on noncombat missions during World War II so that men were freed up for combat.

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Police in West Texas town of Alpine search for 'shooter'

High school students will be released as soon as the all clear is given from the Jehovah's Witness church, according to the Alpine Avalanche. Our sister station, KMID, in Midland/Odessa said, "We have confirmed an active shooter situation at Alpine High School".


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