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'Black Rifles Matter' Sign Offends Tourists in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

'Black Rifles Matter' Sign Offends Tourists in Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Sample said his sign is in support of gun rights, and is not about race. "That's really a trigger for me - the assault weapons ban", Sample told NECN. "I don't believe that for a minute", he said. Rick Prose serves as executive director for the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce. But the homemade sign is rubbing some people the wrong way - especially tourists visiting the summer yachting town. Read More

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Tech expert who set up Clinton's server ignores subpoena

Tech expert who set up Clinton's server ignores subpoena

His attorney said in a letter to the chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee that Pagliano will continue to assert his constitutional right not to testify. Chaffetz issued the subpoena to Jason Herring, the acting assistant Federal Bureau of Investigation director for congressional affairs. Pagliano was not the only official subpoenaed to appear - and other officials showed up. Read More

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Tennessee lawmakers to take up resolution to oust member

Tennessee lawmakers to take up resolution to oust member

Bryan Terry, an anesthesiologist, was not present for today's proceedings. The Tennessee House has voted to expel Republican state Rep. Jeremy Durham following allegations of widespread sexual harassment. His attorney has argued that an ouster bid is unconstitutional because it falls outside of the scope of Gov. Bill Haslam's call to fix a state drunken driving law that could cost the state $60 million in federal road money. Read More

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Fish falls from sky, smacks woman in the face

Fish falls from sky, smacks woman in the face

As you might expect, Lobree didn't smell great afterwards, but she escaped with only a small cut on her face and some swelling. "I smelled disgusting", Lisa Lobree told KYW-TV. "I was really upset, actually". Here's the smelly fish that ruined Lisa Lobree's day and made everyone else's. She also said that while she was "hysterical" about the incident at first, she is now able to laugh at the freakish occurrence. Read More

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Iraq militia fighters join battle for Syria's Aleppo

The Russian servicemen from the Center for Reconciliation of the warring parties have brought three tonnes of food for refugees from the eastern districts of the city where fierce fighting with terrorist groups continues. Syria's Foreign Ministry has denied claims about military gas attack in northern Aleppo province, media reports said. A spokeswoman had earlier welcomed any deal that spared civilian lives but cast doubt on whether Moscow would be able to pressure Damascus to stop ... Read More

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VP candidate Tim Kaine to campaign for Clinton in Michigan

VP candidate Tim Kaine to campaign for Clinton in Michigan

Clinton on Thursday formally endorsed fellow Democrat Patrick Murphy, a Congressman whose district includes part of Palm Beach County, in his bid to unseat Marco Rubio from the U.S. Hosts are expected to raise or contribute $15,000 while attendees who donate at least $2,700 will have their photos made with Kaine. The Clinton-Kaine ticket leads in Virginia according to recent polls . Read More

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Nicholls begins its 2016 season at Georgia

Nicholls begins its 2016 season at Georgia

Nick Chubb , coming off a huge game in last week's impressive win over North Carolina, capped the drive with a 6-yard scoring run. Nicholls held a 14-13 lead in the third quarter, but it was quickly relinquished when Eason found Isaiah McKenzie for a 66-yard touchdown pass. Read More

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Paralympics: Your Thursday Briefing

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Paralympics: Your Thursday Briefing

Trump changed his mind when he won the nomination, and he is now trying to catch up to Clinton's fundraising effort. It certainly appears that he is conducting state sponsored cyber-attacks on what appears to be our political system. "I find it frustrating", she said. With just two months until Election Day, national security has emerged as a centerpiece issue in the White House race. Read More

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Eastwood's Sully Is a Marvelously Understated Meditation on Heroism

The theatrical trailer paints Sully to be a very serious film that provides new revelations. US Airways wanted her on a jet to NY, immediately, to represent the company in the ensuing investigation. It's as if they were out to " sully " the public opinion of Sully . Eastwood also effectively captures the efforts and heroics from all those involved in saving the crew and passengers of US Airways Flight 1549 from the freezing waters of the Hudson. Read More

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Feds Drop Case Against Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell And His Wife

Feds Drop Case Against Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell And His Wife

In September 2014, a federal grand jury convicted McDonnell and his wife, Maureen McDonnell, on 11 counts of fraud for having accepted more than $175,000 in gifts and loans from Jonnie R. The Campaign Legal Center, a Washington-based nonprofit group that argues for tighter laws on campaign finance and government ethics, said the decision not to retry McDonnell pointed to the need for tighter laws. Read More

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Scattered showers today, then the heat is on

Scattered showers today, then the heat is on

Heavy rainfall is possible, which could lead to localized flooding in some areas, the National Weather Service office in Valley said. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the upper 60s. A cold front will move through on Monday that will spark off isolated t-storms, but it will also bring in much cooler air to start next week. And the high looks to increase through the remainder of the week with a possible heat wave starting Thursday . Read More

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FBI head: Clinton email matter 'not a cliff-hanger'

But she said she had no intention of removing classification markings, and she said she couldn't recall actually receiving a "nonpaper" fax in that instance. In July, when FBI Director James Comey declared Clinton was " not guilty " of any indictable offenses, that is not the same thing as declaring her "innocent" of indictable offenses. Read More

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Hillary Clinton to visit Charlotte on Thursday

Hillary Clinton to visit Charlotte on Thursday

However, the Clinton Foundation has received a top rating from a charity watchdog. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is venturing onto Georgia airwaves, but if metro Atlanta residents blink they might miss it. According to a release from the Clinton campaign, Bill Clinton's speech on Friday will focus on the importance of this year's election for Pennsylvania voters and their families and will be encouraging Pennsylvania residents to register to vote. Read More

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Rubio, Murphy win primaries in Florida; Wasserman Schultz declared victor

There is another battle to watch in Florida, where Rep. Democrats hope to gain seats in Florida's heavily Republican U.S. House delegation after court-mandated redistricting chipped away the advantages of some incumbents. Even before Tuesday's results, Rubio was already looking past Beruff and shifting his campaign to a general election contest. Marco Rubio's presidential aspirations and insistence that he was done with the Senate didn't hurt him with GOP voters. Read More

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1 teen shot at Carowinds theme park

1 teen shot at Carowinds theme park

Trent Faris with the York County Sheriff's Office says investigators don't think it the shooting was a random act of violence. There was no word on his condition, but Charlotte EMS officials called the injuries serious. "We can confirm that a juvenile male has been transported for medical treatment". Police also recovered the auto believed to have been used by the suspect. Read More

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Jilted ex-girlfriend sets wrong vehicle on fire

Jilted ex-girlfriend sets wrong vehicle on fire

Turns out, it didn't. Clearwater police were able to identify and arrest Carmen Chamblee, 19, after she was caught on video setting the auto on fire on August 27. The police department posted the video on social media three days later. "So we immediately ran out there". Luckily for Jennings, Chamblee's firey act of failed revenge was caught on camera. Read More

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WaPo: Donald Trump pays IRS penalty for Pam Bondi contribution

Bondi's advisers have said she didn't know about complaints against Trump University when she sought the donation, according to the story. Never spoke to her about that at all. BONDI: We immediately, we immediately disclosed it, of course, on our reporting the $25,000 from Donald Trump - we reported it, and he reported it through a different entity which had the nearly identical name if not the same name as my entity, my PAC. Read More

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Tim Kaine says Trump encouraged Watergate-like hack of DNC by Russians

Secretary Clinton used the private server for all her government e-mail, which meant the State Department could not search her email correspondence when it was responding to Freedom of Information Act requests for public records. "Our campaign reporters and others say she doesn't really answer that many questions". "I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press". Read More

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Trump expected to endorse Ryan Friday

Trump expected to endorse Ryan Friday

And I'm just not quite there. "But I'm not going to go down the road of litigating past Trump comments", said Ryan. "We need unity. We have to win this election", Trump told a rally in Ryan's home state of Wisconsin, as he stressed that an inclusive, "big tent" Republican Party is the only way to defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton in November's general election. Read More

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Russian hackers attack two US voter databases

But the news comes as U.S. intelligence officials have become increasingly anxious that hackers sponsored by other countries might try to disrupt the election . The FBI did not say which states were vulnerable, nor did it indicate who was behind the attacks. Last week Senate minority leader Harry Reid asked the FBI to investigate evidence suggesting Russia may be trying to manipulate voting results in November, expressing concern about a "direct connection" between Republican candidate ... Read More

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911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclub

911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclub

The report was one of numerous 911 calls from the Pulse nightclub shooting in June released Tuesday by the Orange County Sheriff's Office. "We we're leaving the club and as soon as we left, gunshots were going like insane", he said. Several of the callers relay to the dispatchers they are being told about bodies. In explaining the timeline of the police response, Orlando Police Chief John Mina has said the shooting became a hostage situation, requiring officers to "re-evaluate, reassess ... Read More

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5 face weapons charges in deadly New Jersey highway shootout

5 face weapons charges in deadly New Jersey highway shootout

Police and canine officers traced the path of the vehicle to a location near the Wawa, where they say they found four weapons, including three handguns and an AK style assault rifle. Each person was suffering from gunshot wounds, and they were all taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City for treatment. Lenardo Caro , 24, of Little Egg Harbor Township , was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful goal, possession of an assault ... Read More

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FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

IL was one of two states that had their elections database compromised earlier this year. In an interview, Calkin said the phishing email contained a malicious keylogger that stole the official's login credentials. Duffy said these databases were basically "big telephone directories" with the only personal information being date of birth. However, it's unclear if the hacking of the state election databases is linked with Russian Federation or any of the other recent breaches . Read More

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Friends, colleagues to remember slain Mississippi nuns

Friends, colleagues to remember slain Mississippi nuns

It's claimed, while admitting to the crime, the 46-year-old gave no reason for their deaths. Durant police could not be reached for comment Saturday. Strain said "investigators believe Sanders acted alone". Sister Susan Gatz, president of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, says Sister Margaret Held had baked bread for a prayer service that had been scheduled Thursday, the day her body and that of Sister Paula Merrill were found. Read More

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