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The explosion occurred at 5:45 p.m. near the main square in the town of 15,000 people, the agency said. Apartment buildings nearby were evacuated, and the downtown area is still closed to the public. "We are investigating the cause of the incident and have no other details to report at this time."A news conference is planned for Thursday.Authorities said 11 victims were taken to Graham Hospital in Canton ".
  • Exposed again, Vikings lose to last-place Bears

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    After spraining his thumb in Week 2, an injury that was originally believed to only cost him two or three weeks, Cutler missed the next five games. Howard, a fifth-round draft pick, ran for a career-high 153 yards and a touchdown. The Vikings have allowed 11 sacks over the last two games, and Bradford has thusly been largely out of sync. Yes, it was a good night all around, the kind they thought would happen on a more regular basis.
  • Supreme Court refuses to issue order on voter intimidation

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    That included a case in North Carolina where a judge ordered election officials to restore voter registrations in at least three counties which civil rights groups alleged were improperly canceled. The Trump campaign denies it is participating in any illegal activity. However, Ginsburg attached an interesting comment to the high court's decision, which she joined, not to overturn the 6 Circuit's order.
  • About 40000 people at Clinton-Obama rally: campaign

    About 40000 people at Clinton-Obama rally: campaign

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    To big cheers, he said Mr Trump was "uniquely unqualified to hold the job", adding: "Good news MI, you are uniquely qualified to make sure he does not get that job". "My daughter, she says, 'I can be president, too'". "That happens because people in '08 decided to choose hope over fear", Obama said. Obama won the state's 16 Electoral College votes by wide margins in both his elections.
  • The National Enquirer Covered Up Story of Donald Trump's Extramarital Affair

    The National Enquirer Covered Up Story of Donald Trump's Extramarital Affair

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    However, the National Enquirer has yet to publish anything about the alleged "consensual romantic relationship" that McDougal had with Trump in 2006 when he was already married to Melania. In fact, according to the Journal , which spoke to people familiar with the deal, the company never planned on publishing-the payment was a "catch and kill" intended only to keep McDougal quiet.
  • Unauthorized memorial account in name of slain Des Moines area officers

    Unauthorized memorial account in name of slain Des Moines area officers

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    Greene, an unemployed father who lived in the Des Moines suburb of Urbandale, was behaving erratically and increasingly desperate for money in recent weeks, court records show. "I never thought he'd have that in him", Sterk said at his store outside Des Moines Thursday. Beminio, married with children, had been a school resource officer and a robbery homicide detective, and was recently promoted.
  • President Obama and Michelle Obama attempt the 'Thriller' dance

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    I've been at early voting booths in African-American communities in North Miami and Broward County and you can tell there is no energy. According to Reid, in a letter written to Comey on Sunday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director "possess [es] explosive information about close ties and coordination between Donald Trump, his top advisors, and the Russian government-a foreign interest openly hostile to the United States, which Trump praises at every opportunity".
  • Supreme Court Takes on Transgender Bathroom Case

    Supreme Court Takes on Transgender Bathroom Case

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    Imagecom / Dreamstime.comThe Supreme Court announced this afternoon it will hear the case of a transgender student in Virginia fighting with his school district over which bathrooms and facilities he should be allowed to use. The justices could rule that private letters by low-ranking officials written to influence a lawsuit are not entitled to any deference by a federal court, and send the case back to the lower court for a new legal analysis.
  • Kander Returns $25K In Tainted Campaign Donations

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    The Boston Globe reported on Saturday evening that the Thornton Law Firm gave partners bonus checks that mirrored their political contributions, a potential violation of federal law. Kander isn't alone in returning money that came from Thornton lawyers. In 2014, the state attorney general ordered Hassan's re-election campaign to return $24,000 to a union's political action committee because the donation missed a deadline.
  • Mass Shooting At New York Halloween Party Leaves 2 Dead, 5 Injured

    Mass Shooting At New York Halloween Party Leaves 2 Dead, 5 Injured

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    Eighteen-year-old Omani Free and 20-year-old Tabitha Cruz were killed. Both were arrested Sunday, hours after an early morning shooting at a costume party held in an apartment building in Newburgh , located about 60 miles north of NY. Five other people were shot and are expected to survive. Authorities are now looking for a suspect or suspects, who fled the scene. Valentine-Free said she had left home for her own social engagement and didn't know her daughter had chose to go to the party.
  • Congress knew about Pentagon's plan take veterans' bonuses back

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    Another soldier, Robert Richmond, received permanent brain injuries when a roadside bomb exploded by his vehicle in Iraq, told the Times he was stunned to find out he'd have to pay back $15,000 he didn't have. But Assemblyman Jim Patterson is calling on Californians to join him in contacting the Department of Defense and Congress to resolve the matter now. Members of Congress have reportedly known for two years that the Pentagon is trying to take back enlistment bonuses from California ...