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United States police ambush: Suspect charged with murder of two officers
- November 04, 2016

The revelations about his past came the day after police dogs uncovered a high-powered rifle hidden in woodland that officials say was used to execute the two officers. No formal charges have been filed. Wingert was visibly angry as he discussed the shootings, which claimed the lives of Sgt. Anthony Beminio, one of his officers, and Justin Martin, a rookie officer from neighboring Urbandale. (more...)
New email discovery raises question: Why didn't Abedin know?
- November 03, 2016

Clinton has a national lead of one point, which is statistically, a tie. A Politico/Morning Consult poll found that 33 percent of voters said the FBI revisiting the investigation into Clinton's emails makes it less likely they'll vote for her. (more...)
Trump pulls ahead of Clinton in latest polls
- November 03, 2016

Mook said he believes Clinton will win the race but said the campaign is running "like we're 20 points behind". "Voters deserve to get full and complete facts, so we call on director Comey to explain everything right away and put it all out on the table". (more...)
Twitter questions the timing of FBI's release of old Clinton documents
- November 03, 2016

The FBI said the documents linked in the tweet were uploaded as part of a routine response to FOIA requests about them. November 1, 2016Absent a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) litigation deadline, this is odd. Most important was the pile of evidence, produced by a Republican-led Congressional committee investigating the pardons, that Clinton had actually pardoned Rich chiefly as a favor to Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak, in the midst of Mideast peace negotiations. (more...)
Cubs rout Indians 9-3, send World Series to deciding Game 7
- November 02, 2016

The Cubs stole home-court advantage when they won Game 2 and were scheduled to play games three, four, and five at Wrigley Field - the first time the World Series is to be played in Chicago in 71 years . The 174 combined seasons between titles for the two clubs is the most in World Series history. A Ben Zobrist single advanced Rizzo to third. "We brought him in earlier because that's the part of the order he had to get out", Maddon said. (more...)
Senator Bernie Sanders to campaign in Youngstown on Thursday Senator Bernie Sanders to campaign in Youngstown on Thursday
- November 01, 2016

According to a news release, Sanders is expected to focus on Clinton's economic plan, specifically how it will address the minimum wage and education costs. Wednesday to the Yankee Kitchen Restaurant, 6635 Market St., Boardman, to campaign for Clinton. Sanders' main role in the election post-primary has been to convince his supporters, especially young progressives, to support Clinton instead of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump or third party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill ... (more...)
Beyoncé, Tina & Blue Ivy's Salt-N-Pepa... 9:48AM Beyoncé, Tina & Blue Ivy's Salt-N-Pepa... 9:48AM
- November 01, 2016

The costume was a big hit with the Beyhive, Beyoncé's internet fan base. Last year Bey, Jay-Z and Blue Ivy dressed up as characters from Eddie Murphy's 1988 movie, Coming to America . (more...)
FBI's October surprise complicates race for Clinton FBI's October surprise complicates race for Clinton
- November 01, 2016

Comey said the new emails were uncovered "in connection with an unrelated case". Bullion for immediate delivery climbed as much as 0.3 per cent to US$1,279.63 an ounce and traded at US$1,277.16 at 8:52am in Singapore, according to Bloomberg generic pricing. (more...)
Quinnipiac: Presidential race tied in Iowa as Clinton support grows Quinnipiac: Presidential race tied in Iowa as Clinton support grows
- October 30, 2016

The main election forecasts , which look at state and national polls, report small uptick in Trump's chances of winning and a slight dip in Clinton's, though she continues to be called the likely victor of the election. Real Clear Politics's average of national and state polls put Clinton 5.2 points ahead of Trump among likely and registered voters on Friday morning. (more...)
Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics
- October 30, 2016

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby (C) arrives for his arraignment on sexual assault charges at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania December 30, 2015. The Clinton Foundation "is run more like a business than a charity", according to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly. It was addressed to Bill and Chelsea Clinton, two employees of the law firm and Clinton Foundation board members Bruce Lindsey, Terry McAuliffe, who's now the governor of Virginia, and Podesta. (more...)
Biden rules out spot in possible Clinton administration
- October 29, 2016

According to The Huffington Post , citing Politico, Clinton and her team are now discussing about they best way of approaching Biden regarding this post, in case she obtains a win in the General Elections. Biden , an avid supporter of Clinton, has been campaigning for her aggressively, but has frequently mentioned that he wants to move to "a new chapter in life". (more...)
'Apprentice' star accuses Trump of sexual harassment 'Apprentice' star accuses Trump of sexual harassment
- October 29, 2016

Pence insisted. "I could have seen either one of them serving honorably, and not embarrassing us on the world stage", he said. "I notice this has been happening everywhere", Obama said. Pence did not give any details about what information would be forthcoming. The torrent was unleashed by the release last Friday of an audio from 2005 in which Trump bragged that he could get away with grabbing women's crotches because he's famous. (more...)
Trump touts hotel as Pence heads to Utah in waning days Trump touts hotel as Pence heads to Utah in waning days
- October 29, 2016

We don't hear those words so often, but you will", said Trump, linking the hotel redevelopment to his promised performance as president. That was Trump's third visit to eastern Carolina. But Pence, an evangelical Christian and principled conservative, will return to politics, where reputation matters, where forgiveness is fickle, and where his devotion to Donald Trump will forever be just a YouTube search away. (more...)
Wisconsin student accused of assaulting 4 more women Wisconsin student accused of assaulting 4 more women
- October 28, 2016

DeSpain acknowledged that victims of sexual assault are sometimes reluctant to come forward but that the police had been greatly assisted by the first victim who reported to them in this case early last week. Alec Cook, 20, a business major from Edina, Minn ., was placed under emergency suspension by the university after he was charged with multiple felonies last week. (more...)
Ex-Penn State coach among potential witnesses in his lawsuit Ex-Penn State coach among potential witnesses in his lawsuit
- October 27, 2016

A civil trial that's set to begin will determine if Pen. Former Penn State President Graham Spanier testified Thursday that he iss. The trial for McQueary's defamation and whistleblower lawsuit got underway with opening arguments on Monday. (more...)
Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.6% in September Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.6% in September
- October 26, 2016

Pierce County led the way, adding 3,000 jobs last month. In a separate DOL report issued Tuesday, Cayuga County's September unemployment rate dipped to 4.5 percent, down from 4.8 percent in the prior year. Orange County, with 4.4 percent joblessness, was ranked17th in the state, declined by 0.1 percent. The government doesn't count someone out of work as unemployed unless they are actively searching. (more...)
Republican VP hopeful Mike Pence to campaign in Omaha Republican VP hopeful Mike Pence to campaign in Omaha
- October 26, 2016

Now that early voting is underway in North Carolina, candidates are making a big push to get people out to vote to vote for their campaign. "The creator, of which, is Hillary Clinton". Also Monday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Charlotte's former mayor, campaigned for Clinton in Carrboro, Greensboro and Charlotte. Sen. (more...)
Deadlines loom for absentee voters in VA Deadlines loom for absentee voters in VA
- October 26, 2016

Absentee voters have until Saturday, Nov. 5, to appear in-person at their local general registrars' offices to vote in-person absentee. Lewis and Clark County election officials said about half of the absentee ballots they've issued had been returned. (more...)
Watch Miley Cyrus Surprise College Students in Door-to-Door Push to Vote Watch Miley Cyrus Surprise College Students in Door-to-Door Push to Vote
- October 25, 2016

Reporters and students around campus shot video and photos of Cyrus making the rounds through the dorms, and chatting with students about Clinton and Donald Trump. She may be trying to pull of an Uncle Sam persona with an over-sized blue bow tie on her chest which makes it humorous. They're also for campaigning and surprising a bunch of unsuspecting college kids - if you're Miley Cyrus , that is. (more...)
5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway 5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway
- October 25, 2016

The wrong-way motorist struck a vehicle occupied by four people that was traveling north. Massachusetts State Police Officer Anthony Thomas said cause of the crash is under investigation, as well as the identities of those who were killed. (more...)
Pogba 'Confused' At Manchester United Pogba 'Confused' At Manchester United
- October 25, 2016

Mourinho will make changes for City, who have already won 2-1 at Old Trafford in the Premier league this season, with midfielders Michael Carrick and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and the underused Wayne Rooney, if fit, pressing for inclusion. "But we can not delete the mistakes from the game and the first mistake happened after 30 seconds". Things got worse for Manchester United fans after the final whistle as Jose Mourinho confirmed Eric Bailly's knee injury was "really bad" and could be out for a ... (more...)
Nemanja Matic believes heavy Arsenal defeat was 'wakeup call' for Chelsea
- October 25, 2016

In the latest GAA Hour, we talk to Ken McGrath of Waterford and with Declan Brennan about a new club players' association . "It's good for us to keep in this way and enjoy when you score a lot of goals". It was the right moment to show we can compete with every team. And Conte who has deployed the Nigeria worldwide as a wing-back this season at Chelsea is pleased to see him excel in his new role. (more...)
Duterte hopes Philippine fishermen can return to China-controlled shoal
- October 24, 2016

Meanwhile, relations between Duterte and the United States aren't quite as rosy. "Your honors, in this venue I announce my separation from the United States. Duterte travels to Japan on Tuesday. However, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Friday there had been "too many troubling public statements" by Duterte in recent months leading to uncertainty about his intent. (more...)
Second of 2 dead workers recovered in Boston Second of 2 dead workers recovered in Boston
- October 23, 2016

The Boston Fire Department recovered the bodies Friday night in the South End neighborhood after several hours of painstaking work. Two workers were inside a trench near the fire hydrant when it began leaking and they became trapped, the Boston Fire Department said. (more...)
3 states say they denied Russia request to monitor election 3 states say they denied Russia request to monitor election
- October 22, 2016

Cascos continued to say his office can discuss the election process with Russian officials, and also offered to set up a meeting for them to meet with Harris County election officials. The White House said Russia's intentions are "unclear" in asking to observe the vote. "It's appropriate that people might be suspicious of their motives or at least their motives might be different than what they have publicly stated, given the nefarious activities that they've engaged in cyberspace", he said. (more...)
Ex-NSA Contractor Allegedly Stole 500 Million Pages of Govt Secrets
- October 22, 2016

He had access to classified data beginning in 1996, when he was with the U.S. Navy Reserve, and that access continued through his employment with seven private government contractors. Although investigators have yet to definitively link Martin to the Shadow Brokers, he remains the prime suspect, according to The Washington Post . (more...)
Early in person voting in North Carolina starts October 20
- October 22, 2016

Beginning tomorrow, citizens from across North Carolina can put the 2016 election behind them by the simple act of voting early. Attorney General Roy Cooper, who is running for governor, and Josh Stein, running to succeed Cooper - both Democrats - greeted people eager to vote on the first day, including North Carolina State University student Zach Houser, who is voting in his first presidential election. (more...)
LB Vince Biegel set to return for No. 10 Wisconsin vs LB Vince Biegel set to return for No. 10 Wisconsin vs
- October 21, 2016

The Hawkeyes are 1-8-1 ATS in their last 10 home games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win. But first the Badgers must get past the Hawkeyes on Saturday (noon ET, ESPN) in Kinnick Stadium. But it certainly will find out more this week. "I think with the way we've competed, we see the potential". "Maybe we'll get some things cleared up next week during the bye week". (more...)
Lane reversals to take place Wednesday as part of evacuation plan
- October 20, 2016

Nikki Haley during a press conference Wednesday morning. But it's over with now and Georgia is faced with the task of responding. When it came time to consider rescheduling the game, the team wanted to consider hotel rooms for evacuees affected by Hurricane Mathew. (more...)
Highlights of Johnson, Feingold debate
- October 20, 2016

Johnson and Feingold are debating Tuesday for the second and final time before the election in three weeks. "And the fact that we let all this heroin coming in dramatically decrease the price of heroin", Johnson says. "That's the fundamental issue: who is the Senator going to vote with?" "Is he going to vote with me or someone else?" Feingold and Johnson are meeting in a rematch of the 2010 election. (more...)