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The University of Chicago Just Issued a Trigger Warning About Trigger Warnings

The University of Chicago has issued a letter to its incoming students outlining its opposition to "so-called "trigger warnings" and safe spaces . Two months earlier, DePaul did nothing when protesters stormed a stage and forced another conservative commentator to leave. One explanation, which has been put forth by a number of people, is that this new generation of college students has been raised by so-called 'helicopter parents, ' that they have been shielded and protected and ...

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Arrest warrants issued for 2 on Green Party presidential ticket

Stein's stand was not the first in her protest of environmental issues, including one instance that landed her behind bars in East Texas. In a campaign statement released Wednesday night, Stein showed no inclination should would duck from the charges, but said the real crimes taking place in North Dakota should not be ignored.

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Arrest warrants issued for 2 on Green Party presidential ticket

Stein's stand was not the first in her protest of environmental issues, including one instance that landed her behind bars in East Texas. In a campaign statement released Wednesday night, Stein showed no inclination should would duck from the charges, but said the real crimes taking place in North Dakota should not be ignored.

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Arrest warrants issued for 2 on Green Party presidential ticket

Stein's stand was not the first in her protest of environmental issues, including one instance that landed her behind bars in East Texas. In a campaign statement released Wednesday night, Stein showed no inclination should would duck from the charges, but said the real crimes taking place in North Dakota should not be ignored.

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Green Party's Jill Stein Charged With Pipeline Trespass, Mischief

One possible charge could be for trespassing and another for vandalism, though it's not yet known whether these would be felony or misdemeanor charges. "No arrests were made at the time". Stein was one of around 200 protesters Tuesday at the pipeline site, reported the Bismarck Tribune . Stein allegedly spray painted on a bulldozer during the protests on Tuesday, which has pitted multiple Native American groups against an oil company over the building of a pipeline that could affect ...

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein faces vandalism, trespassing charges after protest

Morton County Sheriff's Office spokesman Rob Keller said the warrant has been filed and if authorities were to come across Stein, "they would arrest her". On Tuesday, U.S. Judge James Boasberg partially granted a temporary restraining order against Dakota Access, which agreed to halt construction on portions of the pipeline.

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Libertarian Ticket Buys TV Time In Northwest To Boost Presidential Debate Prospects

Johnson's poll numbers just aren't there. In that time, Romney repeatedly rebuffed efforts to be drafted as a third-party candidate, and Johnson and Weld - the former governors of New Mexico and MA, respectively - have edged up in public polling and hinted that Romney might endorse them.

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Yosemite expanding for the first time in about 70 years

The area designated for the expansion was bought from private owners through the Trust for Public Land for $2.3 million. Yosemite National Park covers about 1,200 sq miles of mountainous scenery. One official said, "The purchase supports the long-term health of the meadow and its wild inhabitants". In recent decades, Yosemite Conservancy has funded restoration and protection of ten meadows, such as Stoneman, Cook's and Sentinel meadows in Yosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows in the high ...

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Panthers vs. Broncos 2016 odds: Carolina betting favorite vs

Von being Von . Broncos OLB Von Miller absolutely terrorized Cam Newton in the Super Bowl, constantly harassing the All-Pro QB. This is an interesting game as the line has already swung four points in Carolina's favour and while a home dog is always live I am siding with the visitors here who should be able to do enough on Denver's defense and their own unit should have a field day in Trevor Siemian's debut.

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Attorney General Schneiderman releases a statement on closure of ITT Technical Institute

ITT, which has been the subject of multiple state and federal investigations, operates more than 130 campuses in 38 states and enrolls students in online programs throughout the country, according to the U.S. The chain was banned from enrolling new students in August 25, because those students would take out federal loans, burdening taxpayers with paying for those degrees.

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Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin is more of a leader than Barack Obama

President Barack Obama said Thursday that the United States and Southeast Asian nations gathered in Laos have advanced a vision of an open, dynamic and competitive economic system in which all nations play by the same rules. Graham has said he will not be voting for Trump or Clinton in November. The White House said Mr Obama had affirmed his support for India's participation in the Nuclear Suppliers Group, a consortium aimed at preventing civilian nuclear technology from diverted for ...

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Paul Ryan: Clinton Should Apologize For Saying Terrorists Are 'Rooting' For Trump

The response illustrated the pressure moderators will face during the three upcoming presidential debates, starting with Lauer's NBC colleague Lester Holt on September 26. The Democratic presidential nominee "is the only candidate that has the experience, temperament, critical thinking and level-headed leadership to keep America safe and our partnerships strong", said Air Force Gen.

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Tebow Throws a Curve, Signs Deal with Mets

The ViceSports reporter in attendance also wrote "And let's be clear: Tim Tebow is not a baseball player". He received offers from the Bridgeport Bluefish and a pro team in Venezuela before the offer came from the Mets . Tebow had preseason workouts with the New England Patriots in 2013 and the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015. The athlete said he knows that it will require a lot of dedication to make the roster for one of the Mets' farm teams next year.

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Tribe challenging pipeline has some advantages in courtroom

The pipeline company, Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners, said it would not comment regarding who is providing the private security detail, which has been in place since last month, or what they've been told to do when facing protesters.

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Clinton visits North Carolina for rally, fundraiser

Asked what she would say to an undecided voter who has voted for Democrats in the past, Clinton noted that "voting is so personal". For months, Hillary Clinton broke with campaign tradition and flew separately from the reporters who follow her around the country.

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Alphabet drones to deliver Chipotle burritos on college campus

Google parent Alphabet Inc. plans this month to use drones to deliver burritos to a small number of staff and students at Virginia Tech, a limited test of the tech giant's ambitious plans to quicken deliveries with unmanned aircraft. If it's a success, it could incentivize the FAA to release regulations allowing for commercial drone delivery . "In future tests, we could add a broader range of items, like drinks, which will push us to handle more weight, keep packages carefully balanced, ...

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Bill Clinton Rallies Florida'S Black Voters Behind Hillary

Believe me, we have a depleted military. All but one survey of the state in August showed the contest was within four points, and that was before mid-August. According to factcheck.org, in an interview on September 11, 2003, Trump said, "It wasn't a mistake to fight terrorism and fight it hard, and I guess maybe if I had to do it, I would have fought terrorism but not necessarily Iraq".

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"What is Aleppo?" asks U.S. Libertarian Party candidate

Johnson paused and said: "And what is Aleppo?" "I use this as an example, in New Mexico, there is an area called Colonius, which is really destitute, if you will, it's between the borders", said Johnson. He also suggested that the United States should "join hands with Russia" to bring an end to the conflict in Syria. "And that this is the result of regime change that we end up supporting and, inevitably, these regime changes have led to a less safe world".

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Watch Miss Alabama Hayley Barber's tap dancing talent at Miss America

Miss Alabama's Hayley Barber performed a tap dance to the jazz song "Big Noise from Winnetka", in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall during the second of three nights of preliminaries at the 2017 Miss America Competition. The 2017 Miss America will be crowned during Sunday night's nationally televised finale on ABC. The pageant, produced by Dick Clark Productions and hosted by Chris Harrison of "The Bachelor", will be nationally televised this Sunday on ABC, where the final contestant victor ...

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Officer shot responding to Texas school shooting

A U.S. Homeland Security officer responding to the shooting also was injured; he was shot in the leg when a U.S. marshal accidentally discharged his weapon, Dodson said. It showed video of students consoling each other near the school. The town of 5,000 people is located near the US-Mexico border, about 220 miles southeast of El Paso.

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Syria opposition unveils transition plan

Russian Federation and the USA - on opposite sides in the five-year conflict in Syria - have been trying to thrash out a deal in recent weeks to revive a ceasefire on the ground and coordinate strikes against the Islamic State group and other jihadists.

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Pence to Meet with House Republicans Next Week

The Republican and Democratic nominees are two of the most disliked presidential candidates in history . Trump's campaign has said his wealth is "in excess of $10 billion", and he has tied his populist pitch to his acumen as a successful businessman and leader.

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Ex-USC Coach Steve Sarkisian Joins Alabama's Staff As Analyst

Has college football ever witnessed a longer, slower jog to the sideline? Kevin Steele had the reputation of a failure as a head coach at Baylor and then as defensive coordinator at Clemson before Saban added him to the personnel department.

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Trump, Clinton have work to do before debate

The questions, asked by veteran reporter Matt, will come from NBC News and an audience of military veterans and active service members. In the NBC forum, Clinton argued that "rock steadiness" was required of the commander-in-chief, suggesting Trump did not possess that quality.

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Bill Clinton earned millions as honorary chancellor of for-profit university

While The New York Times said Clinton is more than willing to take questions from donors, it said one event host "made sure attendees did not grill Mrs. Republican nominee Donald Trump and his camp continue to accuse the Clintons of taking donations for the foundation, which does charitable work like providing HIV/AIDS treatment for patients around the world.

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USA must beef up its cyber muscle, Trump says

He also called on the USA to intervene militarily in Libya to stem the worsening humanitarian situation in the country. Trying to emphasize his military support, Trump's campaign released a letter on Tuesday from 88 retired generals and admirals citing an urgent need for a "course correction" in America's national security policy.

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Universities Have Responsibility to Address 'Original Evil of Slavery — Georgetown President

The moves come a year after DeGioia asked a group comprised of faculty, students, alums and staff with coming up with ways to address the university's history of slavery. DeGioia told The Washington Post that he agreed in principle with the idea for preferential admission, but wanted to study how it would work in practice.

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Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers Week 1 Preview

Nevertheless, the Panthers have an incredibly strong team who ranked first offensively in points previous year, as well as defense that boasts a very good defensive front seven with players like Kony Ealy , Kawann Short , Luke Keuchly, Thomas Davis and Shaq Thompson who are all poised to have great seasons at their respective positions.

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Hillary Clinton: Islamic State Praying to Allah Trump Becomes President

A new poll of registered voters shows that Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 13 percentage points in OR - though both candidates claim surprisingly low popularity ratings among voters here. "It is like he is living in his own celebrity reality TV program", Clinton said at a campaign rally in Charlotte Thursday afternoon. Those attending include Michael Chertoff, who served as Homeland Security secretary under President George W.

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Lawmakers tangle anew over Clinton's private email server

Clinton has said using a private email server was a mistake. "When I asked why not they gave me all kinds of nonsense about how they gave out signals and could be read by spies, etc.", Powell wrote. In that interview Powell said Clinton had already been using a private email address for a year before he mentioned it to her. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, opened the hearing by condemning Clinton for intentionally making a "mess" of the system for archiving and retrieving documents at State ...

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Female WWII pilot is finally laid to rest at Arlington

They received support from around the country. "Finally the fight is over and WASPs will be honored on their own merit". Harmon's ashes were laid to rest at a funeral service with military honors. Carlos Curbelo. That fight involved legislation that was passed unanimously earlier this year. That's when Arizona Congresswoman, and Air Force veteran, Martha McSally stepped in.

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'He used us as props': Conservative Hispanics deplore Trump's speech

Aimed at ending weeks of confusion over just where he stands on immigration, Trump's fiery speech was filled with applause lines for his loyal supporters. With the meeting held behind closed doors, it was impossible to know who was telling the truth. Kaine told Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie that even if Trump's account is accurate, it showed he "folded under pressure" and "didn't have the backbone" to discuss the issue with the Mexican president.

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In Arizona, Gary Johnson could play spoiler in presidential election

Shouldn't voters have the chance to hear from the candidates who will be on all or most of their ballots? She is serving in many states, not just CT, as a "placeholder" candidate, who would eventually be replaced by Johnson. For reference, California is approximately 10 percent of the country's population. So there are two different forces at work here. The current Real Clear Politics polling average has Johnson at 8.6 percent.

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New law allows female WWII pilot to be buried at Arlington

A petition on Change.org gathered more than 175,000 signatures. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, sponsored similar legislation in the Senate. Penney, an F-16 pilot who scrambled over Washington on the morning of September 11, 2001, on a potential suicide mission to take down Flight 93 before it could hit Washington, considers Harmon her spiritual grandmother.

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It's Apparently Possible to Pick a VP on Accident

Although McMullin is unlikely to make a serious run for the presidency, in an election year where many people are looking for an alternative to Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, independent candidates have a lot of power to siphon votes and swing the election toward one candidate or the other - in McMullin's case, away from Trump and toward Clinton.


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