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  • Donald Trump's Revisionist View of the 1st Debate
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    Donald Trump's Revisionist View of the 1st Debate

    Donald Trump may be out of the debate “spin room,” but he hasn't stopped spinning his reaction to the debate itself. The Republican presidential nominee initially seemed to be pleased with his performance at Hofstra University Monday night, but his tune – and, specifically, his thoughts on the objectivity

  • The New Jersey Train's Data Recorder: What It Can Tell Investigators
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    The New Jersey Train's Data Recorder: What It Can Tell Investigators

    Investigators now know the speed at which a New Jersey commuter train crashed into the Hoboken Terminal on Thursday -- leaving one person dead and 114 injured -- due to the recovery of a data recorder from the locomotive car at the rear of the train, sources tell ABC News. The National Transportation

  • Clinton Touts National Service Agenda While Taking a Few Shots at Trump
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    Clinton Touts National Service Agenda While Taking a Few Shots at Trump

    Hillary Clinton on Friday touted her plans to increase national service as president, while taking shots at her opponent Donald Trump, who, she said, in contrast thinks only of himself. “You may have noticed that my opponent and I have different views about, well, nearly everything,” the Democratic

  • US Tried Twice to Deport Man Killed by Police in Southern California: Officials
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    US Tried Twice to Deport Man Killed by Police in Southern California: Officials

    Federal officials tried twice to deport Alfred Olango, a 38-year-old man who was shot by police in Southern California on Tuesday. The shooting spurred protests Tuesday and Wednesday nights in El Cajon, about 16 miles northwest of San Diego. Olango arrived in the U.S. in 1991 as a refugee from Uganda

  • Round Two: Wells Fargo CEO Faces Blistering Rebuke From Congress Again
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    Round Two: Wells Fargo CEO Faces Blistering Rebuke From Congress Again

    Just over a week after facing blistering questions in front of a Senate panel, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf went back to Capitol Hill today, where he received verbal lashings and further calls to resign from members of the House Financial Services Committee over the unauthorized accounts scandal that

  • NYC Bombing Suspect's Mom, Brother Released From Afghan Jail
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    NYC Bombing Suspect's Mom, Brother Released From Afghan Jail

    The mother and brother of New York City bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami spent two nights in an Afghan jail before being released, though they have not been allowed to leave the country, Rahami's father told ABC News today. The father, Mohammad Rahami, had said in an interview Tuesday that his wife

  • Trump Campaign Manager on Bill Clinton's Past: 'I'm Not Advising Him to Go There'
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    Trump Campaign Manager on Bill Clinton's Past: 'I'm Not Advising Him to Go There'

    Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, said she’s not advising the Republican nominee to bring up former President Bill Clinton’s past infidelities as a way to attack his opponent, Hillary Clinton. “I’m not advising him to go there,” Conway said in an interview on “The View” Thursday, adding

  • Dengue Fever Infection Reported in Miami Area
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    Dengue Fever Infection Reported in Miami Area

    Health officials announced on Wednesday that they have detected a case of locally acquired dengue fever in Miami-Dade county, according to the Florida Health Department. Dengue fever is a viral disease that is mainly spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which also spreads the Zika virus. This is the

  • Marco Rubio 'Deeply Concerned' About Possible Donald Trump Cuba Business
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    Marco Rubio 'Deeply Concerned' About Possible Donald Trump Cuba Business

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Donald Trump will have to “answer some questions” about a Newsweek story reporting that a Trump-owned company allegedly violated the United States' trade embargo with Cuba in the late 1990s. According to Newsweek, Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts paid a consulting firm

  • Two Aleppo Hospitals Attacked as Number of Injured Civilians Increases
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    Two Aleppo Hospitals Attacked as Number of Injured Civilians Increases

    Two of the largest hospitals in the besieged part of eastern Aleppo, Syria, have been attacked and are now out of service, as the number of wounded civilians continues to grow, according to a local medical group. The attack on one hospital, known as M2, an OBGYN and pediatric clinic, killed two patients

  • More Attempts to Hack State Election Systems Detected, FBI Director Warns
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    More Attempts to Hack State Election Systems Detected, FBI Director Warns

    Over the past month, voter registration databases in states across the United States have continued to come under attack by hackers, FBI Director James Comey warned lawmakers today. "There have been a variety of scanning activities, which is a preamble for potential intrusion activities, as well

  • President Obama: Congress Made 'Mistake' Overriding His Veto of 9/11 Bill
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    President Obama: Congress Made 'Mistake' Overriding His Veto of 9/11 Bill

    President Obama said Congress made a "mistake" in overriding his veto of a bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for its alleged role in the terrorist attacks. "If you're perceived as voting against 9/11 families right before an election, not surprisingly

  • President Obama: 'If You Don't Vote, That's a Vote for Trump'
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    President Obama: 'If You Don't Vote, That's a Vote for Trump'

    President Obama has made it clear to voters: If you don't want Donald Trump as president, choose Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton instead. "If you don't vote, that's a vote for Trump," Obama stressed in a new line of attack during a radio interview with Steve Harvey

  • Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel's Last Surviving Founding Father
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    Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel's Last Surviving Founding Father

    Israel's longest serving statesman Shimon Peres died early Wednesday, leaving the country mourning the last of the state’s founding fathers and a man whose legacy as a would-be peacemaker is celebrated by supporters but eyed with skepticism by many Palestinians. The Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv

  • Number of Wounded Rises in Aleppo as Airstrikes Continue
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    Number of Wounded Rises in Aleppo as Airstrikes Continue

    Airstrikes continued to hit eastern Aleppo today, although the attacks were not as intense as in previous days, according to activists and locals. There are gases in the air from the attack,” Abu Rajab, a radiologist and managing director of a hospital in eastern Aleppo’s al-Sakhur neighborhood, told

  • Why Hillary Clinton Deleted 33,000 Emails on Her Private Email Server
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    Why Hillary Clinton Deleted 33,000 Emails on Her Private Email Server

    The bottom line: Clinton believed the deleted emails were not work-related. In late 2014, the State Department asked Clinton and other former secretaries of state to hand over any work-related emails they may have. By then, Clinton had already "deleted some [emails] over time as an ordinary user

  • Why Superpotent Synthetic Opioids Are 'Crazy Dangerous,' DEA Says
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    Why Superpotent Synthetic Opioids Are 'Crazy Dangerous,' DEA Says

    As the opioid epidemic has continued to grow in multiple parts of the country, extremely potent synthetic forms of the painkillers — especially fentanyl and carfentanil — have become more common among everyday users, according to U.S. authorities. Last week, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) issued

  • Violent Crime Up as City Homicides Spur 11% Hike in Total Murders for 2015
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    Violent Crime Up as City Homicides Spur 11% Hike in Total Murders for 2015

    Cities across the country suffered an uptick in violent crime last year, including a nearly 11 percent jump in murders from the year before, according to new statistics compiled by the FBI. There were 1,197,704 violent crimes committed around the nation last year -- a 3.9 percent increase from 2014,

  • What Gary Johnson Will Be Up to When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Take the Debate Stage
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    What Gary Johnson Will Be Up to When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Take the Debate Stage

    When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump take the debate stage at Hofstra University on Long Island in New York tonight for the highly anticipated first presidential debate of the general election, Gary Johnson will be watching on television some 30 miles away in Twitter's Chelsea office in Manhattan

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    Aleppo Sees Unprecedented Day of Airstrikes as UN Condemns Violence

    Eastern Aleppo saw what witnesses describe as an unprecedented and relentless offensive as United Nations diplomats demanded a halt to the violence Sunday. This morning airstrikes continued to hit the rebel-held part of Aleppo, say locals. “Six have died at the hospital so far since airstrikes started