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Weather Authority Forecast for Wednesday, October 5 Weather Authority Forecast for Wednesday, October 5

Highs today and Saturday in the 60s, Sunday in the 70s. By the afternoon we'll warm into the 60s with mostly sunny skies and great weather for Friday night football games. Saturday: Clear skies, winds begin to swing around to the south, highs ...

UN Security Council to meet tomorrow on Syria: diplomats

Russian Federation was ready to call on the Syrian government to allow fighters from the Islamist Nusra Front to leave the city with their weapons, Lavrov said. Russian officials said they were interested in studying the proposal, but the big stickin...

Vice presidential debate seen by 37 million viewers Vice presidential debate seen by 37 million viewers

The forum, which was billed by the campaign as a town hall, featured a two-minute countdown clock, which Carr said Trump somewhat observed. The debates have always been make or break for Trump regarding continued party support. Seriously, that's lite...

Business leaders call Trump bad for economy in new letter Business leaders call Trump bad for economy in new letter

Signatories to the letter include former swing state representatives Bill Clinger (Penn.), Jim Leach (Iowa), Tom Petri (Wis.) and G. William Whitehurst (Va.), The Hill reports . Tim Hutchinson, hasn't signed on to the Trump team. Critics have call...

Christie to freeholder: 'I will f---ing destroy you' Christie to freeholder: 'I will f---ing destroy you'

Renna testified about her once-warm relations with Kelly. I'm the f**king governor of this state'. The exchange between Christie and Curley came to light during testimony on the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal where three local access...

Minnesota mall attack likely premeditated Minnesota mall attack likely premeditated

Dahir Ahmed Adan was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer after carrying out his attack in St. Cloud, Minnesota, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. "The totality of Dahir Adan's behavior and the actions suggest he may have been radicaliz...

Coach suggests Oregon's Herbert, Prukop competing for start Coach suggests Oregon's Herbert, Prukop competing for start

But as we all know, college football never goes precisely according to plan. Yost, Oregon's first-year quarterbacks coach, said this was the first time in a 23-year coaching career he could recall considering making a change at quarterback in the...

Poll shows majority in Philippines satisfied with Duterte Poll shows majority in Philippines satisfied with Duterte

The two countries have become more intertwined militarily in the last two years, holding more exercises and training, and making more US ship and aircraft visits under Obama's shift of USA military forces and diplomatic efforts toward Asia in the fac...

After battering Haiti, Hurricane Matthew hits the Bahamas After battering Haiti, Hurricane Matthew hits the Bahamas

The Lynden Pindling International Airport closed at 11 a.m. Crews will also be reversing a lane of US 278 leaving Hilton Head Island and USA 21 leaving Beaufort around 3 p.m. The storm pounded the Bahamas on Wednesday, a day after sweeping across a...

Southeast bracing for powerful Hurricane Matthew Southeast bracing for powerful Hurricane Matthew

Yorick Bain uses a drill to secure plywood over the windows of a Dunkin Donuts store in downtown Nassau, Bahamas, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for more than half of the state's 100 counties. Some schools...

Baylor's Title IX leader resigns amid dispute over her role

Three women filed the initial lawsuit on June 15. "The allegations are that I never had the authority, the resources, or the independence to do the job appropriately, which the Department of Education writes in its guidance for Title IX coordinator...

Chris Leak Under Investigation for Sexual Assault: Latest Details, Comments Chris Leak Under Investigation for Sexual Assault: Latest Details, Comments

We've reached out to the Orlando PD for confirmation, and will update this post when more information becomes available. According to the police report, Leak walked out of the shower wearing just a towel and asked the teenage girl to massage his legs...

Nick Saban Opens Up On Blake Barnett's Transfer From Alabama

Harris logged only two carries and big-play receiver ArDarius Stewart sat out the second straight game with a knee injury. With its seventh non-offensive touchdown of the season, which leads the nation, Alabama's defense alone outscored Kentucky.

Experts point to brain injury in N Carolina police shooting Experts point to brain injury in N Carolina police shooting

It's hard for a wife to watch and what you're seeing is real life. Afterward, it shows officers treating his wounds, pointing them out and checking Scott's pulse. She pleads with the officers not to shoot before a burst of gunfire can be heard. Aft...

Gary Johnson Stands By Being Skeptical of Elected Officials, Foreign Leaders Gary Johnson Stands By Being Skeptical of Elected Officials, Foreign Leaders

Among independent voters - or those who declined to state a party affiliation - Gary Johnson led all candidates in the four-way field. "It's not far-fetched to think the Electoral College would be close enough that New Mexico would make the differenc...

Libertarian VP candidate Weld to focus on defeating Trump Libertarian VP candidate Weld to focus on defeating Trump

However, the biggest problem for his campaign is visibility. Johnson knows the presidency isn't in the cards for a third-party candidate. But if those voters think Johnson actually has a chance of carrying their state and/or want to make a statem...

Libertarian VP candidate Weld to focus on defeating Trump Libertarian VP candidate Weld to focus on defeating Trump

However, the biggest problem for his campaign is visibility. Johnson knows the presidency isn't in the cards for a third-party candidate. But if those voters think Johnson actually has a chance of carrying their state and/or want to make a statem...

Gary Johnson Responds To Criticism Over Foreign Policy Gary Johnson Responds To Criticism Over Foreign Policy

And he said marijuana's illegal status is the biggest reason why the United States has the largest incarceration rate in the world, adding many people imprisoned for marijuana would otherwise be law-abiding citizens. Now it seems he doesn't read ...

Clinton, Trump in tight race in New Mexico Clinton, Trump in tight race in New Mexico

Less than a week after stumbling when asked to name a foreign leader, Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is trying to spin his gaffe as a potential strength for office. "You know, pop quizzes on TV are just not Gary's long suit". "I thin...

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson holds rally in Denver Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson holds rally in Denver

Citizens of the United States do not directly elect the president or the vice president; instead they elect representatives called "electors", who usually pledge to vote for particular presidential and vice presidential candidates. So conceptually,...

Damn, educated women really hate Donald Trump Damn, educated women really hate Donald Trump

Prior to the debate, polling showed Trump either ahead or within striking distance of Clinton, after he had a few weeks in which he stuck to the teleprompter and a coherent message devised by his campaign. "The commander in chief made a firm declarat...

Chicago to add 970 new police positions over next 2 years

That would mark the highest number of budgeted jobs since the Richard M. Daley administration, he said. Chicago police announced Wednesday that the almost 1,000 new positions will include 516 new officers, 200 detectives 112 sergeants and 50 lieu...

Trump brings up Clinton's health, questions if she's 'loyal' to Bill

The Clinton campaign pounced on the story. While all eyes were on Machado and Trump , Clinton gave a speech in Florida where she outlined plans to create a National Service Reserve , similar to the Armed Forces Reserve. Trump continued to lob ...

Supreme Court denies Obama request to rehear major immigration case Supreme Court denies Obama request to rehear major immigration case

Obama nominated a successor, Merrick Garland, but the Republican-controlled Senate has so far refused to even consider the nominee, insisting that the choice should be left to the new president who takes office next January. Arguments are scheduled t...

Bill Clinton to stump for Hillary in MI on Monday Bill Clinton to stump for Hillary in MI on Monday

Chelsea Clinton's return visit to the state followed two days of campaigning in the state by Anne Holton, the wife of Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine. President Clinton was last in MI on September 5 and took place in Detroit's annual...

Supreme Court rejects NCAA appeal of antitrust ruling Supreme Court rejects NCAA appeal of antitrust ruling

WASHINGTON (AP ) - The Supreme Court Monday opened an unusual term in an unusual way. And the court will depart from its usual practice of hearing cases on its first day because of the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. The Missouri case about the se...

Trump has challenging week with a tax revelation

TRUMP: Argues his steep cut in the corporate tax rate would end the practice of corporate "inversions", which occur when a USA company acquires a foreign corporation, then relocates overseas, to avoid paying US corporate taxes. Tell us why you do, ...

Kaine, Pence prepare for undercard debate

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine makes his entrance at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The Vice Presidential debate takes place Tuesday night at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. Vice President Joe Biden, for instan...

Police, schools probe 'scary clown threats'

Students are safe, and all HISD employees are being vigilant. "At this time, there is no evidence that the threats are credible". Teaching and learning are continuing as usual. King" was mentioned in a threat posted on Instagram. Philadelphia publi...

With 3 am tweet storm, Clinton continues to mock Trump's 'meltdown'

Unsurprisingly, Trump's pre-dawn Twitter tirade ricocheted across the campaign trail. "I was going to say something extremely rough to Hillary, to her family, and I said to myself, 'I can't do it". "I think it's a serious problem for them, and it...

Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions

It began in early July, when a charismatic Kashmiri separatist was shot dead by Indian soldiers. "The House pays tribute to armymen who were killed", it said. Visibly surprised, Gen said, "how is it possible to drop commandos so low in our part and n...

North Carolina university students dead after shooting North Carolina university students dead after shooting

The man said he lives in the apartment where the party took place and knew the victims. They were both shot and transported to the hospital where they were pronounced dead. Chance Wade, a sophomore at N.C. A&T, called the incident "devastating". "I...

Video captures moment Sacramento police made a decision to run over Joseph Mann

Officers Randy Lozoya and John Tennis , can be heard saying "I'm gonna hit him" and "OK, go for it" before appearing to drive their cruiser toward Mann, based on the dashcam released by police. "We'll get him. We'll get him", one of the officers...

Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins

He sued, and a federal appeals court ruled previous year that the law barring offensive trademarks violates free speech rights. You may not have heard of the Slants , an Asian American rock band from Portland, Ore., whose name was chosen as an iro...

McConnell: Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 law

Of the 19 hijackers, 15 were Saudi nationals. Almost 3,000 people in NY, the Washington , D.C., area, and Pennsylvania died in the terror attacks. President Obama had also raised concerns about JASTA , saying it could open the United States up ...

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