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McCain suggests GOP would oppose Clinton Supreme Court picks

McCain suggests GOP would oppose Clinton Supreme Court picks

The main pretext Republican senators have offered for leaving open the Supreme Court seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia is that the next president, not Barack Obama, should be the one to fill it. That being said, Sen. Trump has made disparaging comments about McCain's military record and said he wouldn't support McCain's re-election. "We only have eight Supreme Court justices and I would much rather have eight Supreme Court justices than a justice who is liberal in keeping of the ... Read More

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More Americans are graduating from high school than ever before

More Americans are graduating from high school than ever before

A White House fact sheet points to several key investments in education made throughout the Obama Administration that may have attributed to higher high school graduation rates. The District improved its graduation rate by 7 percentage points. Students with disabilities and English language learners graduated at rates of 64.6 percent and and 65.1 percent, respectively. Read More

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Leaked emails show 'hostility' to Catholic Church, some say

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta suggested that the Russian government was behind a recent hack of his personal email account and published on WikiLeaks. Podesta was copied on the emails, but did not join the conversation. "They ridicule Catholics for raising their kids Catholic". That call may also affect the race in Missouri where Clinton already trails Trump. Read More

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Federal report cites bias by San Francisco police

The San Francisco Police Department, whose officers have been involved in a spate of recent fatal shootings and racially charged conduct, is plagued by dozens of operational problems, including a failure to fully investigate officer-involved shootings and other use-of-force incidents, a Justice Department review found. Read More

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Is This the Beginning of the End for Donald Trump?

Is This the Beginning of the End for Donald Trump?

But even as Pence struggled to clean up a disagreement with Trump on Syria, the IN governor - a devout Christian - tried to put Trump's obscene remarks about women behind him. Since then, a slew of Republican leaders, most notably Senator John McCain, have withdrawn their support of the candidate and have pledged to write in a protest vote against him. Read More

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Bernie Sanders asks Obama to halt pipeline for full review

Bernie Sanders asks Obama to halt pipeline for full review

In addition to Sanders, the letter was signed by Democratic senators Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Dianne Feinstein of California, Ed Markey of MA and Benjamin Cardin of Maryland. "If there is one profound lesson that indigenous people have taught us, it is that all of us as human beings are part of nature". "We know that people have to go from point A to point B and we're not blocking roads and we're not preventing people from going to their homes or their jobs", Hall said. Read More

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Vote raising New Jersey gas tax cents delayed

The Democrat-led Senate and Assembly voted Friday to raise the tax from 14.5 cents a gallon to 37.5 cents a gallon to fund transportation work over eight years. Paul Sarlo (D-Wood-Ridge), who earlier in the year sponsored a similar bipartisan bill in coordination with state Sen. "It's not a flawless piece of legislation, but it is a compromise". Read More

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Tornado Touches Down In Manzanita

Tornado Touches Down In Manzanita

The whole sky filled with debris as a tornado touched down in the small coastal city. It shattered windows and ripped air conditioners. Three to four other homes received significant damage by the tornado. Pacific Power restored electricity Friday morning. Meteorologist anticipate that the storm will surge on through Saturday, walloping west of the Cascades with gusts that could reach as great as 100 miles per hour. Read More

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Bomb suspect accused of trying to kill cops to be arraigned

A man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and NY, wounding more than 30 people, is scheduled to be arraigned on charges he tried to kill police officers in New Jersey before they captured him. on state charges. Authorities have described Rahami as a "jihadist" who begged for martyrdom and praised the late Osama bin Laden. Ahmad Khan Rahami is taken into custody after a shootout with police in Linden, New Jersey, Sept. Read More

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Threat that evacuated Florida's Legoland likely a hoax

Threat that evacuated Florida's Legoland likely a hoax

The Winter Haven Police Department, Polk County Sheriff's Office and the State Fire Marshall are searching the park and handling the investigation. The evacuations began shortly after 12:30 p.m. According to Winter Haven police, the threat was made towards the property and they are evacuating for the safety and security of guests and employees visiting the park. Read More

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5 things Trump said in the wake of the 2nd debate

The new numbers indicate that, while Clinton still bests Trump by a significant margin, Trump's debate performance earned him a slight recovery in his overall level of support - particularly from Republicans - which appeared to be in freefall after Friday's release of a 2005 audiotape of Trump's sexually aggressive comments about touching and kissing women without their consent. Read More

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'Apprentice' Producer Mark Burnett Addresses Alleged Donald Trump Tapes

'Apprentice' Producer Mark Burnett Addresses Alleged Donald Trump Tapes

Donald Trump and Mark Burnett speak with the press at the 2004 TCA Summer Press Tour at the Century Plaza Hotel on June 10, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. Still, many want to see and hear the tapes (as if we need more proof to determine the type of person he is). And über-producer/American traitor/Trump supporter Mark Burnett "has made clear to his teams that he will sue anyone who leaks", according to BuzzFeed News . Read More

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North Carolina flood dangers rise in Hurricane Matthew's wake

Mayor Jane Darby says there's no power on the island and limited water. The National Hurricane Center said on Monday morning that tropical storm Nicole was expected to strengthen into Tuesday. A lot of the rain fell in the middle of the month as the remnants of Tropical Storm Julia stalled nearby. Virginia Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Dawn Brantley said Monday that the death was storm-related, but the person hasn't been named. Read More

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7 in 10 GOP voters say stick with Trump

While Trump suggested he would bring up Bill Clinton's sexual history during the second debate, he told the New York Post's Page Six that he isn't planning to do that after all. He made a brief appearance Saturday on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower, and a couple of calls to newspapers vowing to stay in the race. An email obtained by The Associated Press doesn't specify the topic, but rank-and-file lawmakers believe it's about Trump . Read More

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OH poll: Clinton and Trump locked in tight race

Clinton, who frequently engages hecklers critical of his and his wife Hillary Clinton's policies, has largely avoided answering questions about accusations made by Juanita Broaddrick that he raped her in a Little Rock hotel room in 1978. Similarly in Florida, absentee balloting began only Tuesday, but already more than 2.5 million people - almost one-third of the total number of votes cast in 2012 - have requested ballots. Read More

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Long Beach police shoot and critically injure murder suspect in Wilmington

Long Beach police shoot and critically injure murder suspect in Wilmington

A police spokesman told the Long Beach Press-Telegram that officers searching for a murder suspect in Wilmington shot the man, and he was hospitalized in critical condition. The suspect, whose name was not immediately released, was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, Johnson said. Police said the 2000 Freightliner was making a right turn from westbound Willow Street to northbound Lakewood Boulevard at about 9:35 a.m. Read More

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Here's why no one wants to play this high school football team

Here's why no one wants to play this high school football team

This means the school has a larger - and more competitive - pool of players they can legally accept. Archbishop Murphy High School in Washington takes the field on Friday nights with offensive linemen that top 300 pounds on the scale. Archbishop Murphy team dominated the Tigers by scores of 66-6 in 2015 and 56-7 in 2014. "We are now in the process of surveying families and coaches to assess options", he said in a statement released to Q13 News. Read More

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Police plan to charge dad who followed bus in clown mask

Police plan to charge dad who followed bus in clown mask

The Portland Police Bureau said the assistant principal reported the suspect was also wearing boxing gloves. They said he also threatened an assistant principal who came out to speak to him. School district officials mentioned in a statement that many students at the middle school were frightened by what they termed "this recent clown craze". Read More

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Obama campaigns for Democratic House candidates

Obama campaigns for Democratic House candidates

The president is headlining fundraisers in his hometown for Clinton and House Democrats' campaign arm. Barack Obama has already cast his vote in the United States presidential election, which doesn't take place until November 8. Kirk won the seat in 2010, defeating Obama protege Alexi Giannoulias in a close race for the president's former Senate seat. The Senate race will help determine whether Democrats retake the majority in the Senate. Read More

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Fleeing man wanted in Virginia K-9 shooting captured

Fleeing man wanted in Virginia K-9 shooting captured

Sunday for a minor traffic infraction. The driver, 33-year-old Derek Williams, was wanted on multiple felony warrants in Fredericksburg and was also wanted in Spotsylvania, Pearce said. In fact, in Fauquier County, a recent grant from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a nonprofit charity in East Taunton, Massachusetts, has made the streets somewhat safer for sheriff's office police dogs Dazee, Zar and Bane. Read More

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