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Long Lines, Machine Snags, But Major Voting Problems Scant

Long Lines, Machine Snags, But Major Voting Problems Scant

Presidential elections usually include sporadic voting problems, including machines not working properly, long lines and issues with ballots or voter rolls. Long lines were also reported at various polling stations across the country, prompting some voters to give up on casting their ballots. While there have been no reports yet of officers in that area, there have been reports of a police presence at a polling place in St. Read More

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Voting begins after competing claims of fraud, intimidation

Voting begins after competing claims of fraud, intimidation

Polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday in NY. "The absentee ballot system exists for this reason, but when it fails, and not just for me, for so many other people, that's just a problem with the system as a whole". - Were they anxious about Trump's temperament? Democrat Charles Ikner of Cross Lanes, West Virginia, opted for Trump, saying it was time for "fresh blood" in the White House. Read More

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Elbowing each other all the way, Trump, Clinton near finish

Elbowing each other all the way, Trump, Clinton near finish

Pennsylvania is created to be at the center of Clinton's electoral-college fire wall, where her strategists believe the Trump conflagration can be stopped in a state that has backed Democrats for president since 1988. The Republican candidate's son and top campaign adviser later retweeted the false rumour that the incident was an "assassination attempt", and a supporter at a subsequent rally in Denver repeated the suggestion. Read More

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Seoul monitoring North Korea ahead of US presidential elections

Seoul monitoring North Korea ahead of US presidential elections

The fact that the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system battery will be deployed in South Korea led to tensions between the Chinese and South Korean governments. A joint chiefs of staff member who spoke to Yonhap on the condition of anonymity said a busy political week in the United States and mass protests in Seoul calling for President Park Geun-hye's resignation do not rule out North Korea provocations. Read More

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Lebanese President receives Iranian Foreign Minister

Lebanese President receives Iranian Foreign Minister

Aoun enjoys the support of Hezbollah, an Iranian ally. Iran's local allies are arrayed against Saudi Arabia's allies in Yemen, Syria, and Iraq. For his part, Zarif said "the solid and constructive political convergence between Lebanon and Iran is also a solid and very constructive cooperation", thanking Lebanon for the support it expresses for Iran in global arena. Read More

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Syrian airstrikes on Aleppo amid intense clashes

Syrian State TV says four people, including three children, have been killed and several others wounded in insurgent shelling of government-controlled western districts of Aleppo city. U.N. Special Envoy Staffan De Mistura has estimated 8,000 of them are rebel fighters, and no more than 900 of them affiliated with Fatah al-Sham. Ammar Sakkar, the military spokesman for the powerful Fastaqim faction inside the city, said "all the revolutionary factions, without exception, are participating in ... Read More

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Syrian activists report clashes north of Raqqa

Syrian activists report clashes north of Raqqa

Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and important USA ally, considers the YPG a terrorist group because of its links to Turkey's own Kurdish separatists. But the U.S. regards the SDF as a key ally and the most effective force fighting against IS. He did not comment on an announcement by Syrian Kurdish-led forces that they had launched an offensive to recapture the Syrian city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the extremist group's self-styled caliphate. Read More

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Friday NFL Buzz: Browns switch back to QB Cody Kessler

Friday NFL Buzz: Browns switch back to QB Cody Kessler

Kessler, 23, has completed 66.9 percent of his passes for 947 yards and four touchdowns with one interception. And if he needs updates, he could always start looking at Twitter again. Prescott capped the drive off with a short touchdown pass to Cole Beasley and Dallas took a commanding 21-3 lead. McCown has nine starts for the Browns and has totaled 2,661 passing yards, the most by any player in a nine-game span in franchise history. Read More

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Rebels stay put as 10-hour ceasefire in Aleppo ends

The opposition groups have come under increasing criticism for indiscriminate shelling of western Aleppo resulting in civilian deaths. For the past year, Russian Federation - citing the need to combat "extremism" and support for the embattled Assad regime - has carried out numerous airstrikes in opposition-held parts of Aleppo , which have led to the death and injury of hundreds of the city's civilian inhabitants. Read More

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Hearthstone's New Expansion

Hearthstone's New Expansion "Mean Streets of Gadgetzan" Announced

Get to know the families and learn more about Mean Streets of Gadgetzan at www.Gadgetzan.com . To make it here, you'll have to rub shoulders with smugglers, black market traders, and assassins. The Kabal will have mage, priest and warlock cards that can be played in any one of those decks. Mean Streets of Gadgetzan introduces multi-class cards to the game for the very first time. Read More

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New Email Discovery Raises Question: Why Didn't Abedin Know?

The emails, belonging to Clinton's closest aide, Huma Abedin , came to light during an investigation of disgraced former NY congressman Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of Abedin. "My second reaction is I did not know Mormons use drugs". The emails are believed to be from the account of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin. The Justice Department has only partially responded to these concerns, sending a letter to lawmakers Monday. Read More

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Trump and Clinton barnstorm swing states as attacks intensify

Trump and Clinton barnstorm swing states as attacks intensify

The president's plea for boo-birds to turn their frustration into action at the polls is a common one as he has campaigned for Clinton across battle ground states. We need someone who is ready to go to work". It was Obama's second time in North Carolina in 24 hours. Clinton is coming to Detroit today for a get-out-the-vote rally in Eastern Market and important surrogates for her have been in town most of the week, including her husband former President Bill Clinton . Read More

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Bus driver 'set alight and killed by passenger' in Brisbane

Bus driver 'set alight and killed by passenger' in Brisbane

Nanmeet was a good singer and also known for cultural event manager. He had also opened a restaurant there. Turnbull had expressed shock at the killing and conveyed to Modi that the matter was being investigated. "Given the very serious nature of this incident I believe it is appropriate that there be an independent external investigation into the treatment provided within the health system to the accused", he said. Read More

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Forecast: Seasonable temperatures continue, changes to the weekend outlook

Forecast: Seasonable temperatures continue, changes to the weekend outlook

Southwest breeze 5 to 15 miles per hour. It will be mostly cloudy and in the mid-40s on Sunday . Our winds will continue to stay strong from the north between 15 and 25 miles per hour, with gusts up to 30. Breezy and quite warm with some sun followed by clouds; showers and a locally heavy t-storm in PM. Light northerly winds, highs near 70 degrees. A non-tropical area of low pressure located about 1000 miles northeast of the northern Leeward Islands continues to produce gale-force winds ... Read More

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Syrian government opens corridor in Aleppo for evacuations

Syrian government opens corridor in Aleppo for evacuations

Residents in eastern Aleppo have said many will not leave as there are no guarantees that the evacuees will not be arrested by government forces, and Russian Federation said fighters from the Al-Nusra militant group are refusing to leave. Senior military official Sergei Rudskoi acknowledged that on the first day of the truce just seven civilians and eight wounded fighters had left. He said United Nations officials are assessing the situation "on a day-by-day, hour-by-hour basis" and that ... Read More

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Iraqi forces pause at edge of Mosul, weather cuts visibility

Gen. Sami al-Aridi says troops have entered Gogjali, a neighborhood inside Mosul's city limits, and are only 800 meters (yards) from the more central Karama district. Separately, Amnesty International said government-sanctioned tribal Sunni fighters taking part in the Mosul operation had carried out revenge attacks against men and boys they suspected of being IS militants in newly-liberated areas. Read More

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