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More voters trust Clinton on health care

More voters trust Clinton on health care

Two other polls released this week - by Monmouth and Quinnipiac Universities - showed Clinton with 7-point leads. Ms. Clinton held an 11-point lead over Mr. Trump's following among Republicans has fallen to 71 per cent, from 76 last week; Clinton is at 73 per cent, down from 79 previously. Trump, who collected $82 million for his campaign and the GOP during a strong showing in July, has not released his numbers for August. Read More

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Man arrested in connection with fire at Orlando gunman's mosque

Man arrested in connection with fire at Orlando gunman's mosque

Mateen, 29, opened fire on the LGBT-friendly Pulse nightclub in Orlando early June 12 and took hostages, in a rampage that left 49 people dead. No one was hurt in the fire, but it did burn a 10 ft.by 10 ft. Surveillance video showed a man on a motorcycle approaching the building with a bottle of liquid and some papers, then leaving when there was a flash and shaking his hand as though he may have burned it, according to St. Read More

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Stolen Semi-Truck Leads Officers on Freeway Chase in California

The driver of a stolen big rig was taken into custody after leading California Highway Patrol officers on hourslong pursuit on Riverside County freeways Tuesday. Though the truck is part of a hazardous materials-carrying fleet, it is "one of the least toxic vehicles that could be stolen", Singer said. The driver refused to pull over because he "didn't want to go back to jail". Read More

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Miss America pageant underway in Atlantic City

The three preliminary talent winners are Miss Tennessee Grace Burgess for vocal performance, Miss Arkansas Savannah Shields for jazz dance and Miss Michigan Arianna Quan for classical piano. The shoes each contestant will wear were unveiled earlier this week. "It's certainly making history and I'm not sure I set out to do that, but I am the first openly gay Miss Missouri and contestant to head to Miss America so I am excited about that". Read More

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British Airways Systems Down, Causing Worldwide Delays

It added: "Our colleagues are doing everything possible to check in customers for their journey". Police said nine protesters had locked themselves together on the runway of London City Airport - a hub which lies a few miles east of the Canary Wharf financial district that mostly handles short-haul flights to business destinations in Europe. Read More

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No. 9 Georgia survives scare by Nicholls

No. 9 Georgia survives scare by Nicholls

Nicholls State . Though Chubb was not available for interviews on Monday, compliments from his teammates were still flowing even as coach Kirby Smart attempted to shift the attention to this week's game against Nicholls. Coach Tim Rebowe said playing a team like Georgia is "a necessary evil". "I'm proud of our guys". Smart worked for Nick Saban, though, and therefore will always find room to critique his team. Read More

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You won't find safe spaces here, UC dean tells freshmen

You won't find safe spaces here, UC dean tells freshmen

The University of Chicago has once again expressed its commitment to free speech, warning incoming freshmen not to expect any "trigger warnings" or safe spaces on campus where individuals can retreat from intellectual challenges. Memo to incoming freshmen at the University of Chicago: Grow up! Unfortunately, however, the impulse many people felt to laud the letter carries a more important meaning than the letter itself. Read More

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Meyer wary after Tulsa flexes its muscles in opening week

After a wild Week 1 in college football, both the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Tulsa Golden Hurricane emerged victorious. Now, I could try and be amusing in answering that question. So he did it over, and over, and over again. Bowling Green only mustered 244 yards and failed to score an offensive touchdown. They also showed they have many weapons and stunning team speed. Read More

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Dig set in search for Cal Poly student missing 20 years

Dig set in search for Cal Poly student missing 20 years

She was 19 at the time when she went missing while walking back from a party at a fraternity 20 years ago. "We have developed this lead over the past couple of years and have been working on it", Parkinson said. Parkinson said it was one of several locations to be examined but declined to discuss other places at this time . The three dogs that searched the area in January were trained in detecting the human scent, specifically decomposition, he said. Read More

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Pence to release tax returns next week

Pence to release tax returns next week

Trump told ABC News he's provided the "most extensive financial review of anybody in the history of politics". Over the last several weeks, the press has focused on Donald Trump's immigration policy, which was initially harsh and included a plan of mass deportation and the building of a wall he claims he will force Mexico to pay for. Read More

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Philippines confirms first case of Zika virus this year, ministry says

In addition, aircraft from Singapore and Malaysia departing for Indonesia must be sprayed with disinfectant, and is obliged to report possible Zika-infected passengers to air traffic control of destination airports before landing. It comes a few weeks after doctors discovered the virus in the sperm of an Italian man six months after he first had Zika symptoms. "We expect additional cases of Zika as we intensify our surveillance efforts", Tayag said. Read More

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Ann Coulter Comedy Central Screwed Me In Editing of 'Lowe Roast'

Ann Coulter Comedy Central Screwed Me In Editing of 'Lowe Roast'

Jewel: "As a feminist, I can't support everything that's being said up here tonight". The set overall, which lasted for a little over six minutes, was full of awkward moments and tense laughter. The athlete had to hear many jokes about the size of his head but was the only speaker to earn a standing ovation before taking the stage. "Ann Coulter wants to help Trump make America great again", comedian Jeff Ross said. Read More

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Trump doubles down on deportations

Trump doubles down on deportations

The billionaire real estate tycoon, who has made repeated verbal attacks on Mexico, met Pena Nieto in Mexico City on Wednesday at the invitation of the Mexican president. Sharp says kicking illegal immigrants out and building a wall is not a solution. He still wants Mexico to pay for it. But who are you going to believe. Read More

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Obama Admin Blocked FBI From Investigating Clinton Foundation, New Emails Reveal

New documents said that in April 2009 Clinton Foundation official Doug Band pushed for a job for an associate, the Judicial Watch said. He told aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin to "take care of" the person, whose name was redacted. The emails were obtained via a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the conservative group Judicial Watch . The Clinton Foundation was also being investigated for public corruption. Read More

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Tribune sells iconic Chicago tower

Tribune sells iconic Chicago tower

Tribune Media received the tower during the division of assets when Tribune Co. split in 2014, and had been leasing office space to the Chicago Tribune , property of its former corporate sibling Tribune Publishing (recently renamed Tronc). Read More

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Arson suspect arrested in connection to California wildfires

Arson suspect arrested in connection to California wildfires

He was arrested on August 15, 2016 . Damin Pashilk was arrested Monday on arson charges. Smith said people had more warning with this fire than the last, so he's hopeful fewer animals were hurt or killed in the flames. Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency and hundreds of people have been evacuated as the fire swept through downtown Lower Lake. Authorities would not discuss any evidence against Pashilk. Read More

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Turkey to fight IS, Syrian Kurdish militia with 'same determination', said Erdogan

The PKK-affiliated Syrian Democratic Union Party's (PYD) armed wing, the People's Protection Units (YPG), appears to be reinforcing the Syrian city of Manbij with weapons and personnel, regional security sources told Reuters on Monday. There are 2 comments on the Yahoo! story from Saturday, titled Turkish soldier killed in Syria attack, Kurdish militia blamed . Cavusoglu said the ethnic composition of the area around the city of Manbij west of the Euphrates - captured by the YPG from ... Read More

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Clinton keeps stay-the-course strategy on foundation, emails

A majority of Americans have an unfavorable opinion of both Trump and Clinton, and almost one out of four likely voters says they do not support either of them for president, according to a separate Reuters/Ipsos poll. Based on this information the foundation released , Republican candidate Donald Trump has accused the Clintons of giving donors preferential treatment, and called for a special prosecutor to investigate the organization. Read More

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Judge blocks transgender bathroom law for 3 plaintiffs

And given estimates that only 0.3 percent of the population is transgender, legislators aren't necessarily off-base in using birth certificates as a guide, he said . North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore, who have hired private attorneys to defend the law after the state's Democratic attorney general declined to do so, issued a statement maintaining that the law represents "commonsense protections to keep grown men out of bathrooms and showers with women and ... Read More

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Smoother ride for Clinton? She says controversies behind her

He contends that the Democrats have taken minority voters' support for granted. "We've been doing very, very well with the Latinos". "We want people - we have some great people in this country". The Republican National Committee responded to Clinton's MSNBC interview with an email with the subject line, "Mark It Down: Clinton Promises No New Email Revelations". Read More

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Should the Clinton Foundation be investigated?

The 85 private individuals who met with Clinton gave more than a combined $156 million to the tax-free organization. Clinton's press secretary Brian Fallon responded vigorously to the claims, saying in a statement that "the data does not account for more than half of her tenure as secretary". Read More

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Thousands without power after Indiana tornadoes

Thousands without power after Indiana tornadoes

In Avon, a city near Indianapolis , school officials cited the severe weather in ordering all buses to return to the nearest school amid the storms. He says there are reports of damage but he had no specifics. A tornado warning was issued for Howard County, and everyone at the speedway was ordered to seek shelter . One tornado was reported west of Crawfordville, said meteorologist Dave Tucek. Read More

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Sooners open season as Top-5 team for 10th time under Stoops

Sooners open season as Top-5 team for 10th time under Stoops

Last year, MI received just two preseason votes and finished the season at No. 12. The Cardinals start the season September 1, hosting Charlotte. A year after Ohio State became the first unanimous preseason No. The SEC's third-longest streak is 24 by Tennessee from 1985 through 2008. Ole Miss 12. Michigan State 13. The Yellow Jackets, which were No. 16 in last year's preseason poll, didn't receive any votes in this year's poll. Read More

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5 found dead in southern Alabama home, man confessed

A MS man has been arrested in connection with the murder of five people, including a pregnant woman, in a home near Mobile, Alabama, the Mobile County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. Derrick Ryan Dearman, of Leakesville , Miss., had surrendered himself to the Greene County Sheriff's Office in Mississippi Saturday afternoon and confessed to the crimes. Read More

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Gawker Will Shut Down Next Week

Univision was bidding against the internet company Ziff Davis in a bankruptcy auction. Years later, Thiel insisted that his role in Bollea's lawsuit was meant to stop a "singularly bad bully", even as critics raised concerns that the lawsuit could have larger implications for media properties and their vulnerability to wealthy plaintiffs. Read More

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Trump To Black Voters: 'What The Hell Do You Have To Lose?'

Trump To Black Voters: 'What The Hell Do You Have To Lose?'

As Trump was recalling the March incident in June, trying to play up his support among African-Americans, he pointed to a black supporter in the crowd and said, "Oh, look at my African-American over here". "So you have nothing to lose, one thing we know for sure is that if you keep voting for the same people, you will keep getting the same, exactly, the same result". Read More

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August, Labor Day Crackdown 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Weekend Crackdown

August, Labor Day Crackdown 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Weekend Crackdown

The 2016 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign begins Friday and runs through Labor Day weekend, ending September 5. "We want to increase awareness with this campaign, but also see lasting results of decreased drunk driving". The " Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over " campaign has both educational and enforcement components, he said. "If drivers make the irresponsible and reckless decision to get behind the wheel while impaired, officers are ready to stop, test and arrest them". Read More

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