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'We Need to Clean This Up'
- November 07, 2016

Reporter Nancy Cordes noted that, "Within minutes of the interview, Clinton's former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills told campaign aides, "We need to clean this up ". He repeated this point Tuesday in Florida, saying of the refugees that "we have no idea where they come from, no idea who they are and Crooked Hillary wants to have that increased by 550 percent". (more...)
Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route
- November 04, 2016

Last month Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman, Dave Archambault II, addressed the 49-member United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva where he called upon "all parties to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline". Obama told the online news outlet NowThis that his administration is monitoring the situation closely but will "let it play out for several more weeks". (more...)
Iraqi's Mosul advance pauses in east, inches on in the south
- November 04, 2016

But there were no signs yet of a major push inside Mosul itself and bad weather appeared to have limited operations, while forces on other fronts were still some distance from the city. Lt. -Gen. Talib Shaghati, commander of the Joint Military Operation Command, told reporters on Thursday that civilians have been fleeing Mosul's eastern neighbourhoods since Wednesday. (more...)
Md. Dems call on FBI to disclose more info on email investigation
- November 03, 2016

In an internal memo, Comey further explained that he felt an "obligation" to notify lawmakers about the development. The report notes that enthusiasm for Clinton has "ebbed" since the latest email-related scandal broke on Friday when the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it would review emails found on Anthony Weiner's computer. (more...)
Trump edges ahead of Clinton, poll finds
- November 03, 2016

Trump hit 64 percent in the unfavorable or extremely unfavorable categories, with Clinton at 46 percent and Obama at 36 percent. The neck-and-neck race conjures up the 2000 presidential election, the closest ever in U.S. As of Wednesday, RealClear Politics had Trump up by one percentage point. Hillary Clinton's campaign isn't taking the poll shock quietly. Clinton holds a 5 point lead over Trump in the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll , supported by 44 percent of likely voters compared to ... (more...)
FBI releases docs from 2001 Rich probe
- November 03, 2016

Comey , a Republican, has come under criticism from both Democrats and Republicans during the presidential campaign. There is a connection between Comey and Rich, too. Boo hoo! The Marc Rich pardon - which Eric Holder facilitated - always stank to high heaven: a flat-out bribe to Bill Clinton, to present the most charitable interpretation. (more...)
Indians Have Two Chances to Win World Series in Cleveland
- November 02, 2016

Manager Terry Francona might gladly shred his Game 6 scorecard, with two home runs propelling the Cubs to a 7-0 lead in the fourth inning en route to a 9-3 win. It was the first grand slam by a Cubs player in the World Series and the first given up by an Indians pitcher. The words carry all the hope and encouragement Cub fans can muster during the high-stakes World Series . (more...)
Eagles player stopped with gun, marijuana Eagles player stopped with gun, marijuana
- November 02, 2016

The Delaware River Port Authority, which oversees bridge matters, confirmed to ESPN that Huff was stopped, but did not comment on his arrest. It is not known whether the gun is registered and if he has a permit. The previous regime of Chip Kelly drafted the 25-year-old with the 86th overall pick in the third round of the 2014 National Football League draft. (more...)
City, media argue in court over Orlando club 911 calls City, media argue in court over Orlando club 911 calls
- November 01, 2016

A group of more than 20 media organizations have sued the city of Orlando to release the audio recordings of all the 911 calls made during the shooting, which left 50 dead, including Mateen. "This is Mateen. I want to let you know I'm in Orlando and I did the shooting", he told dispatchers in the first call, according to the Sentinel . (more...)
President Obama to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Charlotte President Obama to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Charlotte
- November 01, 2016

At carefully staged events and in local media, she relies on a small army of supporters campaigning in pivotal states - working to get people to register and volunteer. "One could only hope", Clinton said. Internal polling by campaigns can usually screen out most biases by asking the same questions several different ways. (more...)
Iowa State plagued by missed opportunities in loss to K Iowa State plagued by missed opportunities in loss to K
- November 01, 2016

This will be the Wildcats' most hard home game. Should Kansas State win in Ames on Saturday, the Wildcats will be one game closer to bowl eligibility. The Cyclone offense had an impressive day despite missing key opportunities to score, putting up 493 yards and going 7-for-15 on 3rd down conversions. (more...)
Pentagon Demanding Soldiers Return Reenlistment Bonuses
- October 31, 2016

Soldiers told The Los Angeles Times they feel betrayed by having to repay the money. The bonuses were only supposed to be paid out to soldiers in high demand assignments that were needed in Iraq and Afghanistan at the time . "The California National Guard can not waive debts unilaterally, as that authority rests at the federal level", read a statement issued Tuesday by the California Military Department. (more...)
Trump, Clinton in the Home Stretch
- October 30, 2016

For the first time , Michelle Obama joined Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail in Winston-Salem, N.C. The two women electrified supporters at the rally, giving a new injection of energy into the campaign with almost one week left before the election. (more...)
Released memo outlines Bill Clinton's lucrative speeches
- October 30, 2016

New email leaks are plaguing the campaign of presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. O'Reilly noted that Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton do not take salaries from the Foundation , but added that "they certainly have benefited from the money the Foundation has received and the transactions that go back and forth". (more...)
Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics
- October 30, 2016

Band is co-founder of global PR consulting firm Teneo and worked as Bill Clinton's personal assistant during his presidency. The latest WikiLeaks revelations reveal Bill Clinton profited personally by the millions of dollars through the Clinton Foundation , which the Clintons had repeatedly assured Americans was not being used to personally benefit their family. (more...)
Pentagon suspends California National Guard bonus repayments
- October 27, 2016

He also ordered senior Pentagon officials to establish by January 1, 2017, a "streamlined, centralized process that ensures the fair and equitable treatment of our service members and the rapid resolution of these cases". That is why I will work together with the Department of Defense and my colleagues in the Senate to explore all options available to hold those responsible for this unacceptable situation accountable and to ensure this never happens again. (more...)
'Patient Zero' Not the Source of HIV in the US, Study Finds 'Patient Zero' Not the Source of HIV in the US, Study Finds
- October 27, 2016

The case, adds McKay, also highlights the problems with trying to pinpoint the first person to be infected in an epidemic. The Patient Zero legend began with a study in 1984 that traced the sexual contacts of 40 infected gay men. Dugas became the first person to ever be labelled a " Patient Zero ", in any epidemic. According to BBC, a study published in the journal Nature suggested that he was just among the thousands of people infected in the 1970s. (more...)
Luzerne County pumping out absentee ballots Luzerne County pumping out absentee ballots
- October 26, 2016

Introduced by Rep. Felicidad Ogumoro, House Bill 19-204 proposes to extend the deadline to 14 calendar days after the November 8 elections. Although the ballots have only been out for two days, some voters have turned their ballot in, in the wrong election envelope. (more...)
Five dead in wrong way crash Five dead in wrong way crash
- October 25, 2016

The crash happened near exit 3 on the northbound side just after midnight. Thomas said the vehicle traveling northbound carrying four had no time to dodge the wrong-way vehicle driving toward them. All five died in the collision, according to a press release from the Massachusetts State police. "We extend condolences to family of the young people that lost lives last night in this awful crash", Thomas said in a press conference held shortly after 9 a.m. (more...)
Mourinho accused Conte of humiliating United
- October 25, 2016

But Mata, a half-time substitute, said United would be glad of Wednesday's League Cup clash at home to City as this would give them a chance to atone quickly for the Chelsea loss. Determined to prove a point to his former employer after being sacked in December previous year, Mourinho was left stunned after Pedro opened the scoring inside just 30 seconds. (more...)
California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses
- October 25, 2016

Nearly a decade ago, the California National Guard started offering up to $15,000 in bonuses for soldiers who signed up to go to war. The Pentagon is demanding repayment of bonus money given to California National Guard members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. (more...)
Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey
- October 25, 2016

Meanwhile, vehicles sold by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sputtered in the survey - with its Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat and Ram brands landing in the bottom four slots. In recent years, the problems have stemmed from the more high-tech additions to the newest cars, like the computer screens that work with phone, navigation and entertainment features, said Fisher. (more...)
Chelsea can win Premier League title, says Pedro
- October 25, 2016

The season is long. 'I'm very happy because of that. "We are one point from the top of the table, it's good but we have to keep on working". It's important for our fans to push in every moment of the game. "I gave my all in pre-season and he respected it and gave me a chance". "He is an important player", Conte added. But Conte told Matic that he was a big part of his plans and that he had the ability to be one of the best midfielders in the world. (more...)
Ex-top diplomat: Duterte's China shift a 'national tragedy'
- October 24, 2016

A military guard of honour formally welcomed the president on his state visit, with watching children waving flowers and chanting "Welcome to China" in English. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte interacts with reporters during a news conference upon his arrival from a four-day state visit in China at the Davao International Airport in Davao city, Philippines October 22, 2016. (more...)
Boston water main floods trench, killing 2 workers Boston water main floods trench, killing 2 workers
- October 23, 2016

A call placed to Atlantic Drain Services was not immediately returned Saturday. In Twitter messages, the department said its technical rescue crew had to work in a trench box. The workers have not been identified by officials. "They realized very quickly we had workers trapped down there", said Evans. The trench was estimated to be about 12- to 15-feet deep. (more...)
Comedian Kevin Meaney Has Died (1957 - 2016) Comedian Kevin Meaney Has Died (1957 - 2016)
- October 23, 2016

More details will be added to this report as they become available. "Stand-up is like a tightrope act", Kevin Meaney said a few months before his death. RIP. Meaney also appeared in the Broadway production of " Hairspray ", and played the title role in the short-lived sitcom version of " Uncle Buck ". (more...)
Clown craze escalates in Cumbria Clown craze escalates in Cumbria
- October 22, 2016

A spokesman said police were aware of the craze of "clowning around", where groups of people are taking to wearing clown costumes and then walking around Stoke on Trent, often late at night. The warning came as police forces across Britain said they had received multiple reports of clown sightings by frightened members of the public, after the fancy dress craze, which has snowballed in the U.S. (more...)
Workers reopening South Carolina roads after Matthew Workers reopening South Carolina roads after Matthew
- October 22, 2016

By now, it's well known that the scale of that response was not matched by the outcomes. "This is why a more detailed study [of the situation in the] interior [of the country] is so important". Last week, frustration at the slow pace of aid delivery was already boiling over. The relief effort was handled by aid agency, Operation Blessing International, which has on-the-ground staff in Haiti. (more...)
Spill at Kansas chemical plant causes 'smoke,' evacuations Spill at Kansas chemical plant causes 'smoke,' evacuations
- October 22, 2016

The Kansas Department of Emergency Management says the cloud occurred Friday morning when two chemicals were mistakenly combined at the MGP Ingredients plant in Atchison. Distilled spirits include bourbon and rye whiskeys, gins and vodkas. Authorities have not identified the chemical. Atchison is located in northeast Kansas, about 20 miles from Leavenworth and 40 miles from Kansas City. (more...)
Christie aide who sent 'traffic problems' email to testify
- October 22, 2016

Republican Governor Chris Christie's approval rating in the Garden State has continued to decline. The next morning, Kelly sent a now-infamous email to Wildstein in which she said, "Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee". "He already knew that information. He told me it was something the Port Authority believed was a public policy issue, was a public safety issue", Kelly testified. (more...)
Montana judge defends 60-day sentence in child incest case Montana judge defends 60-day sentence in child incest case
- October 21, 2016

According to Breitbart , out of the 60-day sentence, the man had also served 17 days before the punishment was handed down. But as the man, who pleaded guilty to repeatedly raping his minor daughter, was already in prison for 17 days, he will have to serve only 43 days of the jail term. (more...)
USC to play Georgia on Sunday
- October 20, 2016

Can South Carolina protect its turf and beat its biggest SEC rival at home on Sunday afternoon? "That doesn't mean there won't be hiccups, but we know everything is in place to go so that everyone can get to where they need to go safely". The Bulldogs have allowed opponents reaching the red zone to score 94 percent of the time .3. The SEC and the schools will attempt to reschedule the game for later this season if possible. (more...)
Comedian Sarah Silverman, Walker get active in Senate race
- October 20, 2016

In the Senate race, Feingold was backed by 52% to Johnson's 44%, with 2% supporting Liberatarian Phil Anderson. As chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Johnson said he has been in a position to affect national security and he is proud of that committee's record for moving legislation. (more...)
McCain suggests GOP would oppose Clinton Supreme Court picks McCain suggests GOP would oppose Clinton Supreme Court picks
- October 18, 2016

Harry Reid, D-Nev., dropped their support of their party's nominee after the publication of a 2005 "Access Hollywood" video in which Trump bragged about groping women without consent. Republicans have learned nothing from the potential pummeling that they may take at the polls in 2016. Sen. Republicans now hold 54 seats in the Senate while Democrats hold 46, including two independents who caucus with them. (more...)
Big 12 Conference not expected to expand
- October 18, 2016

The Big 12 does expect to have a news conference with an announcement of something at 6:30 p.m. ET on Monday. BYU , which has been an independent in football since 2011, is one of 11 expansion candidates, along with Air Force, Central Florida, Cincinnati , Colorado State, Connecticut, Houston, Rice, South Florida, SMU and Tulane. (more...)