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President #Barack Obama is on a mission to elect Democrats in this 2016 Election campaign. Democrats have gotten off to a good start in Nevada, as several thousand more ballots were cast during the first 24 hours of early voting in the battleground state over the weekend than during the opening day four years ago, The Washington Post reports.
  • Child porn accuser drops lawsuit against ex-Subway pitchman

    Child porn accuser drops lawsuit against ex-Subway pitchman

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    Fogle, who became famous after losing weight on a diet that included sandwiches from the fast-food chain, pleaded guilty previous year to charges of child pornography and traveling for illicit paid sex with minors. No attorney was listed for the Taylor in court documents. The documents state that Russell Taylor distributed "some of these sexually explicit images and videos of Jane Doe and other minor children to Jared Fogle".
  • Trump calls for government ethics reforms

    Trump calls for government ethics reforms

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    He called for Trump to "stop whining" and instead make his case to voters to be elected. Trump spoke at the Norris Penrose Event Center in Colorado Springs ahead of another rally planned for 3 p.m.in Grand Junction. While there have been isolated cases of voter fraud in the US, there is no evidence of it being a widespread problem as Trump suggests. In 22 days, we are going to win the state of Wisconsin and we are going to win the White House.
  • Walker: Paul Ryan doesn't need defending

    Walker: Paul Ryan doesn't need defending

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    A new Marquette Law School Poll released last week was based on interviews with voters that began the day before the Washington Post published a story and a 2005 recording in which Trump described, in graphic detail, his treatment of women.
  • Los Angeles chief defends latest shootings by officers

    Los Angeles chief defends latest shootings by officers

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    The footage shows a man wearing sweat trousers and sweat shirt crouching behind an SUV and pulling a handgun from his waistband. In just over 24 hours, two men were fatally shot by officers from the Los Angeles Police Department, sparking protests within the community, but Chief Charlie Beck defended his officers' actions in a press conference Monday.
  • Pence says he's standing by Trump

    Pence says he's standing by Trump

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    At a presidential debate Sunday, Trump appeared to confirm the rift between the pair when the GOP nominee brushed off Pence's Syria policy. "He showed strength. "I have a lot of respect for the First Lady and the job that's she's done for the American people over the last seven and a half years, but I don't understand the basis of her claim", Pence replied.
  • Some Republicans abandon Trump, but some still stick by him

    Some Republicans abandon Trump, but some still stick by him

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    Steve Dickerson are so far the only two Republican elected Tennessee officials to publicly state they will not be voting for Donald Trump in November after a 2005 video surfaced on Friday of Trump bragging about attempts to sexually assault women.
  • March held for 2 Boston police officers wounded in shooting

    March held for 2 Boston police officers wounded in shooting

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    Both officers also had surgery shortly after the shooting. The wounded officers, 27-year department veteran, Richard Cintolo, and 12-year department veteran, Matthew Morris, remained in critical but stable condition at a hospital Friday. Police say the man opened fire, wounding the two officers. Figueroa described himself as a Boston constable, a former member of a U.S. Army Reserve military police unit, a bounty hunter in California and a former corrections officer.
  • Judge dismisses Newtown families' lawsuit against gun maker

    Judge dismisses Newtown families' lawsuit against gun maker

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    Lawyers for Remington Outdoor, whose AR-15-style Bushmaster rifle was used by Adam Lanza in the attack at the school, in Newtown, Connecticut, had argued for dismissal of the lawsuit. "While the families are obviously disappointed with the judge's decision, this is not the end of the fight", he said. The new Sandy Hook Elementary sits on the same property as the previous school but has a completely renovated design.
  • Marco Estrada to start ALCS opener for Blue Jays

    Marco Estrada to start ALCS opener for Blue Jays

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    Long-time Blue Jays voice Jerry Howarth won't be saying "Indians" when Toronto and Cleveland meet in the American League Championship Series starting on Friday. But the cities squared off this spring for a spot in the NBA Finals when LeBron James and the Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors en route to a long-awaited championship.
  • Trump's 2005 comments disgust women, but change few opinions

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    Or did Donald wish it away into the misty reaches of his memory? I've never bragged about my efforts to seduce a married woman, nor have I used the exact phrasing you did when you described how and where you would grab a woman. In fact, he didn't even admit to groping them. Yes, I believe in the US court system. Trump still has the support of Sen. "I think Americans want to turn out in as big a number as possible" to reject Trump's message, Clinton said.
  • Creepy clown sightings hit Waterloo

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    Such reports are not a new phenomenon - as long ago as 1981, according to Slate, Massachusetts elementary school students warned their principal about menacing clowns in a black van. Of course, Chico P-D takes threats to the community seriously, so if you do see something and believe you or someone else is in danger, please report it.