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After ruling, North Carolina board careful on vote changes

However, lawyers for the activists and local Democrats are reviewing the state board's decisions about early in-person voting in 33 counties and weighing whether to seek more fixes in court. Polls show a tight race between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, and there are also close races for governor and Sen.

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Department of Justice steps in to stop construction on pipeline

This fall, federal agencies are inviting sovereign tribal nations across the country to provide input on how to ensure meaningful communication with the tribes about future infrastructure-related decisions . Just moments after the ruling, the Justice Department issued a statement halting construction on the pipeline on "land bordering or under Lake Oahe".

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Oakland police sex scandal: seven officers face charges for abusing teen

The plan to charge the officers was announced Friday by Alameda County Dist. Atty. In June, the East Bay Express newspaper reported that as many as 21 officers from the Oakland Police Department and other law enforcement agencies had exploited the teenager, including some incidents while she was underage.

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Republican incumbents cling to Senate leads in 4 states

McGinty commonly refers to the "Trump-Toomey ticket", something she did again during the Friday rally. "The game is rigged, the GOP rigged it, and that's why Katie McGinty and Hillary Clinton and I are going to work to unrig it", Warren said.

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Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton could shoot someone, not be prosecuted

Trump campaign press secretary Hope Hicks suggested in a statement that the campaign did not know the interview was going to be broadcast on RT. Trump appeared on the Russian-government funded TV station, RT, on Thursday night, telling host Larry King that he's been most surprised by the "dishonesty of the media" in his run for the presidency.

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Pence Backs Up Trump: Putin Is A 'Stronger Leader' Than Obama

Having sucked up so much time on emails, when members of the military in the audience asked Clinton important national security questions, such as how she would determine when to deploy troops directly into harm's way to combat ISIS, Lauer interrupted Clinton to instruct her to answer that one "as briefly as you can".

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Trump is 'wacky' and 'uninformed' for admiring Putin - Obama

When asked about some of Putin's troubling actions, Trump didn't criticize the Russian president, suggesting instead that he could "start naming some of the things that President Obama does at the same time ". Kristol said the billionaire real-estate tycoon did "didn't make any frightful mistakes" and called Clinton's performance "weak". The statement, which tied the endorsements to a "commander-in-chief" forum with Trump and Clinton that aired on NBC on Wednesday, again noted ...

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Tax code may allow dramatic retaliation in EU Apple case

Cook refutes the Commission's claim, Ireland is refusing to accept the "owed" taxes, the U.S. government might consider launching an appeal against the ruling. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager commented that "Member States can not give tax benefits to selected companies - this is illegal under European Union state aid rules".

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Shaq, Iverson head Hall of Fame class

While picking out every skill of legends of the game, he mentioned that he wanted to be like Michael Jordan. The jackets also feature a silver lining with Basketball Hall of Fame and Haggar logos, antiqued brass buttons with dual logos, and a larger felted patch showcasing the Hall of Fame emblem on the left breast.

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Wells Fargo fined over US$185m for bogus accounts

Wells Fargo (WFC) employees showed higher sales by opening the accounts and transferring money from customers' authorised accounts without permission, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau , Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Los Angeles city officials said.

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'Negative consequences' Putin sends CHILLING warning to North Korea after nuclear test

It's hard to imagine in North Korea's case, but it worked for India and Pakistan. She spoke after meeting with a bipartisan group of national security experts in New York City. Estimates vary, but North Korea may have about 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of weapons-grade plutonium, according to a 2014 South Korean report, which is enough for about seven atomic bombs.

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Question surround death of Great Falls woman

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said Mrs Maze had called her husband using a mobile phone on Tuesday, and said that she had been hit on the head near Wolf Creek, north of Helena. Hours earlier, she had called her family to say she was in the trunk of a moving vehicle and didn't know where she was. It was the last contact they would have with her.

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Police Officers Charged In Teen Prostitute Sex Scandal! Get The Insane Deets!

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said Friday she was waiting until she's certain the teen can be returned to California before filing charges against the officers. The union said in a prepared statement that it was disappointed by the scandal and assured residents the majority of officers are hardworking and upstanding.

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Hermine weaker but lingering closer offshore

Hermine has done more or less what was expected late last week. On Friday morning, most of Monticello and large parts of the county were without electricity, with the outage situations persisting for many until midnight Sunday. Millions of people along the eastern coast are affected by the tropical storm. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency for 12 counties along the Eastern Shore and Southern Maryland.

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Robinson: What Trump keeps telling us about himself

Face the truth: Trump has to be the most dangerously ignorant major-party presidential candidate in history. "The effect of the Republican and Democratic conventions on the presidential race has run its course", said Peter Brown, assistant director of the poll.

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Gary Johnson Under Fire For Blanking On Syrian City

Although he trails far behind Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton in polls, both main party candidates are said to be unpopular among many USA voters and analysts believe Mr Johnson could play a part in deciding the result.

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UN condemns 'unlawful and dangerous' North Korean nuclear test

It was the country's fifth atomic test and second in eight months. In another scathing attack on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Trump's campaign has blamed her for North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test. Outside experts said authenticating North Korea's claim to have mastered miniaturization would be hard using seismic data alone. Chinese U.N. Ambassador Liu Jieyi said his country was "firmly opposed" to the test, reiterating Beijing's position expressed in a statement ...

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Obama: Americans will reject Trump's 'wacky' idea

Governing is "serious business", Obama said. "The most important thing for the public and the press is to just listen to what he says and follow up and ask questions". Asked to acknowledge he wouldn't be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center, Obama pushed back. Obama brushed off angry comments from Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, saying the bombastic leader has mouthed off before.

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Minnesota US Senator honors Jacob and Patty Wetterling

Heinrich was required to plead guilty to receipt of child pornography, according to the plea agreement, and the parties are seeking 20 years in prison. "For us, Jacob was alive, until they found him". Retested DNA evidence previous year linked Heinrich to the 1989 kidnapping and sexual assault of Jared Scheierl in Cold Spring, Minnesota, nine months before Jacob's abduction.

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Pipeline protesters thwarted by judge

They're awaiting a critical ruling from a federal judge on the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's request to block the $3.8 billion pipeline over environmental concerns. Bobbi Jean Three Legs, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux of South Dakota, shouted to the cheering crowd. Cramer's Democratic challenger, Chase Iron Eyes, will be at a Washington, D.C., rally alongside Sanders Tuesday.

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Judge Denies Indian Tribe's Request to Stop Oil Pipeline Construction

If completed, the 1,172-mile pipeline would carry 470,000 barrels of crude oil a day from North Dakota to IL. "The army will move expeditiously to make this determination, as everyone involved - including the pipeline company and its workers - deserves a clear and timely resolution".

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Donald Trump campaign raises $90 million in August; over half self-contributed

The first 2016 general election presidential debate is scheduled to take place on Monday, Sept. 26 at Hofstra University . "I will defend them", Clinton said. "That's not only unsafe, it should be disqualifying". Trump's poll numbers have come up in the last couple of weeks, given all the negative media attention on Clinton and her scandals, including giving donors to the Clinton Foundation special access to her while she was secretary of state in an alleged pay-for-play scheme.

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California prosecutors charge 7 officers in sex scandal

District Attorney Nancy O'Malley listed a catalog of felony and misdemeanor charges that would be filed against the seven individuals, including a former Livermore police officer, five former and current Oakland police officers and one former Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy.

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US Navy's newest and largest destroyer to visit Newport on Thursday

At about 78 megawatts, it has nearly as much generating capacity as a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The departure from Bath follows the May delivery of the 16,000-ton destroyer to the service after several months of delay for a testing period to prove out the ship's first-of integrated propulsion system (IPS).

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Matt Lauer faces critics over forum

Each candidate takes his or her turn at the center of controversy, and then the focus shifts to the other side, and then back again. "What kind of research are you doing now?" "You actually have to know what you are talking about and you actually have to have done your homework".

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Obama: Trump is 'wacky' and should be challenged

Trump said the progress of USA military generals had been stymied, or "reduced to rubble" with Obama as commander-in-chief and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton as his first secretary of state. As an example of progress on the trip, Obama pointed to discussions with Southeast Asian leaders about maritime disputes in the South China Sea and suggested progress had been made in clarifying the path ahead to lower tensions between China and the Philippines.

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Latest North Korea nuclear test sparks condemnation

The White House said the leaders had agreed to work with the UN Security Council to implement the current sanctions against North Korea as well as to impose new ones in response to the test. South Korean authorities state that the nuclear experiment marks North Korea's most potent test to date, with a yield equivalent of 10 kilotons of TNT.

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Victim didn't know 14-year-old school shooter

Authorities say a 14-year-old girl died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another female student around 9 a.m. Sheriff's officials have praised the school's response to the incident, which included locking down classrooms until early afternoon.

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Visitation canceled at 2 prisons on Attica anniversary

Many institutions are at minimum staffing levels because of a shortage of corrections officers statewide. Prison officials say there aren't any other reports of work stoppages at the state's other correctional facilities. Friday's events occurred on the anniversary of the historic September 9, 1971 rebellion in which inmates took over and shut down upstate New York's Attica prison, a bloody uprising that prompted four days of intense negotiations.

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UCLA's Rosen hoping to hit reset in home opener vs UNLV

For him and me. It's hard to tell from last week's stats what this week's rotation will look like since some of those attempts likely came because the game was so one-sided, but these are the three guys to look out for. The Wiggins, Mississippi native ended up choosing to play football at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, 5.5 miles from his hometown. In 2015, he made 78 tackles and one interception to go with three pass breakups.

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46 songbirds fall from sky in Boston

The ARL arrived in her Dorchester neighborhood to administer emergency treatment to the cat, but said it could not be saved. Birds, specifically grackles, littered the sidewalks and lawns on Bakersfield Street Thursday. "More will be revealed when the tests come in", the Boston Inspectional Services Department said. Investigators do not believe there is any danger to humans, but they say pet owners should be extra cautious as to what their pets are putting in their mouths when they're ...

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Clintons dispute report on Bill Clinton's use of ex-presidents program money

As an advisor to Bill Clinton, he also helped hammer out the agreement with the Obama administration for vetting Bill Clinton speeches with the State Department for possible conflicts while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state. "Official business of the United States government, the State Department most certainly included, should be conducted in a manner that prioritizes the best interests of the American people, not the special needs of the well-connected donors to a largely ...

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Early voting in Charlotte expanded by state

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the state's Voter ID law and restored the early voting period to 17 days. Thirty-seven US states plus the District of Columbia allow voters to cast a ballot ahead of Election Day without having to offer an excuse to do so.

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Clemson hangs on to survive Auburn rally 19-13

Clemson enters the 2016 season with the number two ranking in the nation, putting it in prime position for a final four national championship playoff spot even as it looks to dominate in the ACC conference this season. He opted against trying a 34-yard field goal Saturday with 40 seconds left that would've boosted his team's lead to an insurmountable nine points barring a major miracle.

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Leonard Fournette: Fournette (knee) remains a question mark

Miles' cryptic comments don't shed much light on Fournette's status one way or the other. It was early in the game and I said OK, relax now and realize it's the same throw you've been making, just calm down. Fournette rushed for 138 yards on 23 carries against Wisconsin and caught three passes for 38 yards. Derrius Guice, an electric sophomore from Baton Rouge, is Fournette's immediate backup, followed by junior Darrel Williams and sophomore Nick Brossette.


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