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Green Party's Jill Stein To Appear On Connecticut Ballot

They maintain the law unfairly disadvantaged third parties going forward, along with other claims. I'm finding it hard to understand why any reasonable person or organization - including the organizers of the presidential debates - wouldn't want Joh...

Establishment Darling Debbie Wasserman Schultz Defeats Progressive Challenger

Wasserman Schultz is expected to easily win her race in November. Both Republican and Democratic incumbents face challenges from their respective party's insurgent wing in Tuesday primaries, as GOP Sen. "I'll concede that Debbie Wasserman Schultz...

2 killed when shuttle bus, car crash near Boston airport

A Subaru Legacy and a Hampton Inn shuttle van collided around 1:15 a.m. on Route 1A north, just past the Ted Williams Tunnel . Two passengers of the hotel shuttle bus were ejected from their vehicle and pronounced dead on scene. The Swampscott man...

FBI Warns of Possible State Election-System Hacks

Three days later, the FBI's Cyber Division released a flash alert that referenced two recent attacks on state election databases. Yahoo reported that, based on sources, IL appeared to be the state from which information on some 200,000 voters w...

Police Look at Bus Owners in Deadly Wreck

Jesse Wimberly of Mandeville says that the bus driver apparently was hired by the company that owned the bus. Officials with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have issued a detainer for the driver, an undocumented 37-year-old old man n...

Justice Dept. to end use of privately run prisons

The change in federal policy comes at a time when there are 12 percent fewer federal prisoners - a total of 197,000 at the end of 2015. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration announced Thursday it will phase out its use of some private pr...

4 men, teenage boy face weapons charges in highway shootout

Police arrived on the scene Monday afternoon on the northbound side of the expressway near milepost 39 to find Rosemund Octavius, 22, of Egg Harbor Township , dead of a gunshot wound he sustained while riding in the passenger seat of a Nissan Maxima...

Apple is sued over unresponsive iPhone 6 touchscreens

The event will take place at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium at 5am NZ time. Apple has held this event in September for the past five years and has announced a new edition of the iPhone at each one. Sales of iPhones have slumped du...

Ithaca college student stabbed to death, another injured

The student died at Cayuga Medical Center. "Definitely was a shock to me and everyone, I'm sure, who has heard about it", one student said. Ithaca College has not yet released the identity of the other student pending family notification.

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson held a rally in Burlington Wednesday Evening

That's where Johnson comes in. In the Real Clear Politics polling average, Johnson, the former Governor of New Mexico, is at 8.9% of the vote in national polls , behind Clinton and Trump. The men said they are fiscally conservative but socially ...

Woman dies after falling from zip line ride at Delaware park

The as-yet-unidentified woman had been visiting the Go Ape Treetop Adventure attraction at the time. The Treetop Adventure features a two-to-three hour tour through the forest canopy with zip lines, suspended obstacles and swings between platforms,...

Brexit an anti-establishment victory, Nigel Farage tells Trump supporters

I am here to tell the Brexit story". Americans will have a chance to vote for trade, immigration and foreign policies that put our citizens first. He added: "I've been called "over the top" once or twice, but I think some of Donald Trump's comments...

20 percent of Kentucky grads hit all ACT college benchmarks

The district has evaluated how ACT scores equate to postsecondary education opportunities including scholarships, Wilson County Director of Schools Donna Wright said. The report showed a relatively wide gulf, by race, in the percentages of graduates ...

Court Rejects Texas Professors' Request To Block Campus Carry

Students and faculty at the Austin campus fiercely opposed allowing license holders to carry their concealed handguns to class. On the other hand, Ann Maria Mackin, an attorney representing the school, criticized the plaintiff's arguments as being ...

Mets place Steven Matz (shoulder) on disabled list

The Mets recalled right-handed pitcher Robert Gsellman from Triple-A Las Vegas. According to Fox Sports , Gsellman will begin his Major League Baseball career pitching out of bullpen - at least initially. Matz said he felt fine after his last st...

Florida man shot and killed after date with woman he met online

Police said a scuffle appeared to have occurred while the three men robbed Hilarie. The group knocked on his door until he opened, then forced their way in at gunpoint, police said. "You just have to remember that you have no idea who you're talkin...

2nd person charged in death of professor found in quarry

Both Geier and Ishler are in the Centre County Correctional Facility. Court documents don't list an attorney for Geier and attorney information for Ishler also wasn't available. The two told police August 15 that Bettig and his vehicle had been mis...

Embattled Pennsylvania Attorney General Resigns After Perjury Conviction

Kathleen Kane was convicted on all nine counts against her, including two charges for perjury. Jail time is possible. That step has been taken just twice -- including once earlier this year, when Kane's law license was suspended. It also represen...

13 people shot, wounded at Connecticut house party

It happened at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday at a house on Plymouth Street. In total, 11 men and two women were shot, according to police. A man was also suffered a shotgun blast to the face and sustained a non-life-threatening injury. " More trauma, mor...

Amber Alert issued for Watkins girl

Police have yet to release information on how Alayna Jeanne Ertl was killed or whether Zachary Anderson is under arrest or facing any charges for her death. The charges are pending in Cass County, the officer said, but Anderson "has not yet made it t...

Clinton's foundation to alter donations policy if elected

Ahead of celebrating his 70th birthday on Friday, Clinton said he would resign from the board and would only accept contributions from US citizens and independent charities if his wife was elected president. Before accepting her position as Secreta...

TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms

The chance for afternoon storms will continue for Saturday , but it will not be widespread. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. ...

RI man deploying to help victims of Louisiana flooding

Representatives of the Wichita Red Cross are going to Louisiana to help with the emergency response to massive flooding that began last weekend. One volunteer has been volunteering with the red cross for four years and decided after retirement,...

Russia Considers Cutting Space Station Crew To Save Costs

Sergei Krikalev, director of human spaceflight at Roscosmos , said that a letter about the possible change had been sent to the participants of the ISS program. And yesterday during a press briefing, NASA confirmed that it had been informed of Rus...

Mets hand Tigers just 2nd loss in 12 games

Martinez to cut down Jay Bruce at home. Sanchez had a good day, but he was helped along mightily by the Mets' bats rolling over pitch after pitch. J.D. With runners on first and second and two outs in the bottom of the seventh, Andrew Romine hit ...

Vanderbilt pays $1.2 million to remove Confederate group's name from campus building

Yale University continues to debate the name of Calhoun College, a residential unit on campus named for an ardent pro-slavery politician from the antebellum South, John C. "We are not saying this is not part of Vanderbilt's history", he said. Middle ...

Milwaukee mayor declares teen curfew after unrest

The confrontations continued overnight and resumed on Sunday night. Late Monday night, Barrett and Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn struck a cautiously optimistic note that the events from the weekend would not repeat again. "This community is n...

Sold! New Playboy Mansion owner closes deal for $100 million

Hefner's former wife to raise their two children.") Since then, Metropoulos has, "embarked on a significant restoration, making substantial improvements to the property's formal gardens and expansive grounds", the release says. It is one of the few p...

How to help Louisiana flooding victims

According to a news release from the Red Cross , the organization housed more than 10,000 people in at least 50 shelters Sunday night. The Red Cross said they are mobilizing over 60 disaster-response vehicles, almost 40,000 ready-to-eat meals, a...

Forecast: Storms likely early in the week

Humidity levels are increasing this afternoon and evening and setting the stage for possible showers and thunderstorms. South-central Wisconsin could see thunderstorms late Tuesday into Wednesday , with a marginal risk for severe storms for Sauk...

Man bought gun, killed family 3 weeks after wife called cops

The day before the shootings, Mark Short took the children to the HersheyPark amusement park without his wife as part of a family day sponsored by his employer. They also released new details about the killings. The district attorney was aware of d...

Police seek killer of Muslim imam, associate shot in street

Many are pointing to the anti-Muslim sentiments of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as being a contributing factor to the shooting. A Muslim cleric and his associate were shot to death in Queens on Saturday afternoon. About 100 prot...

7000 rescued as storms, flooding wreak havoc on Louisiana

He and his family were even forced to leave the Governor's Mansion when chest-high water filled the basement. "It is ongoing. It is not over", said the governor Sunday. "It has not stopped at all today". From the ground it was just as catastrophic....

Trump goes on tear against media, not Clinton

Former Bay State Democratic party chairman and state Rep. Philip Johnston told the Herald that when it comes to running for the Oval Office - handing out your tax returns is just "part of the deal". Trump has refused to make his filings public, say...

3 get stuck in Washington Monument elevator

The Park Service said Sunday morning's problem was caused by a "tripped breaker", and that technicians were tracing the cause. The Washington Monument is one of the best-known symbols of America, and its elevator has been acquiring a reputation o...

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Philippine troops battle IS-linked gunmen in southern city

The Independent in the United Kingdom, meanwhile, is reporting that Maute is the military group that's tied to ISIS, and they're storming the city to take over from the governme...

Tornado watch issued for area

The Newberry County Sheriff's Office said a possible tornado passed near Prosperity Wednesday afternoon. Lightning, hail, tornadoes, heavy rainfall during thunderstorms are all p...

Cops: Florida man kills neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

Arthurs reportedly told police his roommates " disrespected his Muslim faith ", and said he "had become angered by what he described as the world's anti-Muslim sentiment and wanted...

U.S. extends 'temporary protected status' to Haitians until January

The Department of Homeland Security uses temporary protected status to keep people from getting deported to risky situations such as a civil war or environmental disaster. Lat...

Hillary Clinton Practiced Resisting Trump Hugs During Debate Prep

Clinton and the aide portraying Trump walk to the middle of the mock-stage, and Clinton extends her hand. An aide to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton posted a video on Twit...

Dayton signs Real ID bill, averting travel woes for 2018

Daudt says Dayton's stance on spending is "out of touch with where Minnesotans are at on these issues and we're gonna keep fighting for tax relief and for money for roads and bridg...

Three NM Planned Parenthood clinics to close this year

Governor Terry Branstad, who looks set to become US ambassador to China, signed a $1.7 billion health and human services appropriations bill on Friday. "14,676. That's the num...

Health Care repeal passes US House

Chief among them: a guarantee of paying the same amount for coverage regardless of health history. The CBO's analysis of the original GOP bill concluded that version of the leg...

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

Ten of the fraternity members, including those facing the most serious charges, were arraigned on Friday and each released on $100,000 unsecured bail. The brothers' GroupMe convers...

Wisconsin-based atheist group sues Trump over church order

The order also offers unspecified "regulatory relief" to groups - such as the Little Sisters of the Poor - that faced fines and other repercussions for defying an Obamacare manda...

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George Washington picnicked here: 600-year old tree to fall

George Washington picnicked here: 600-year old tree to fall

But despite six centuries of staying power, the tree was declared dead past year , the apparent victim, the New York Times has said , of old age and some volatile weather. The tr...

Trump slams 'ridiculous' court ruling on immigration

Trump tweeted: "First the Ninth Circuit rules against the ban & now it hits again on sanctuary cities-both ridiculous rulings ". "They used to call this 'judge shopping!' Mes...

Russian hackers reportedly target Emmanuel Macron's campaign in French election

Russia-linked hackers targeted the French presidential campaign of front-runner Emmanuel Macron, according to an anti-virus firm. Mahjoubi said the attempts to penetrate the Macr...

Sasse to New Agriculture Secretary: "Be a Champion for Free Trade"

The U.S. Senate confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Purdue as the Secretary of Agriculture on Monday, much to the approval of Nebraska's congressional delegation. The current m...

White House Refuses to Release Visitor Logs

Press Secretary Sean Spicer is defending the White House's decision not to disclose visitor logs. The changes have drawn intense criticism from government ethics advocates across t...