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Team Clinton Wanted Obama to 'Clean Up' His Response to Hillary's Emails

Team Clinton Wanted Obama to 'Clean Up' His Response to Hillary's Emails

Tanden, who now runs Clinton's transition team, replies: "Almost no one knows better [than] me that her instincts can be bad". "This stuff is like her Achilles heal". "You take a look at all of the harm and all of the things that she's done - it's a mess". But, what the emails do show is that Clinton's advisers (or at least some of them) quickly grasped that her email server setup - and the way she was reacting to it - were a major political problem. Read More

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Nevada judge to hear 'Stop the Steal' complaint

Nevada judge to hear 'Stop the Steal' complaint

The order also deals a blow to a Trump-allied "exit poll" that aims to mobilize supporters to ask voters whether they had cast a ballot for the Republican real-estate mogul or Democrat Hillary Clinton. As evidence, the Ohio Democrats pointed to comments from the Republican nominee, such as those he made in Pennsylvania at the beginning of October encouraging his supporters to watch the polls in "certain areas". Read More

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Ryan: 'I am going to seek staying on as speaker'

Ryan: 'I am going to seek staying on as speaker'

Ryan maintains a closer relationship with the Republican vice presidential nominee than he does with Trump. When asked about the story, in which four anonymous sources told the Hill that Ryan would soon vacate the top legislative position, the Wisconsin Republican shot it down during an interview with WTAQ Radio, in which he called the story "not true", according to the Washington Examiner. Read More

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Lakers stun Warriors 117-97, end Steph's 3-point streak

Lakers stun Warriors 117-97, end Steph's 3-point streak

Almost 13 years later, the images have stayed fresh in Walton's mind in his rookie season with the 2003-04 Lakers . Six Lakers finished in double figures, with Julius Randle and Lou Williams leading the way with 20 points each. before the game, were a step slow and a move behind. He finished with 13 points in 31 minutes on 5-of-17 shooting. The first half told the story as the Warriors committed 9 turnovers in that half and allowed 65 points to a Lakers team many people have ... Read More

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With second round in eight days, Obama's commutation power 'reinvigorated'

With second round in eight days, Obama's commutation power 'reinvigorated'

Kenneth Sanders is serving a life sentence for drug and embezzlement charges. But one of them, Mandy Martinson, could be home in Mason City, Iowa in time for Christmas. His sentence was reduced from 188 months to 120 months, or ten years. Price said that Obama's move falls short of the sentencing reform they have been seeking, "but the message the president is sending is that there are still too many people serving sentences that are unjust". Read More

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Penn State ranked 12th in College Football Playoff

Penn State ranked 12th in College Football Playoff

Louisville (7), Wisconsin (8), Auburn (9), and Nebraska (10) round out the Top 10, which includes three SEC West teams: Alabama, Texas A&M and Auburn. Why? One reason is the strength of the Big Ten. Here is the top 25 as voted on by the committee. The Sooners already have two losses, and the chances of a two-loss team making it to the playoff are slim unless there is massive chaos. Read More

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Penn State-Purdue Preview Capsule

Meanwhile, Purdue played a passionate opening half against then-No.8 Nebraska before seeing their halftime lead slip away. They went on the road against an overmatched opponent and took care of business. As a whole, the defense likes to bring pressure by dialing up blitzes. "It's a great challenge, and I know the guys in the (offensive linemen) room are looking forward to it", Barron said. Read More

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Oregon standoff acquittal sparks fears of new land disputes

Oregon standoff acquittal sparks fears of new land disputes

Their treatment at the hands of the courts will be watched, and the results will be contrasted to the verdicts that an all-white jury reached for all-white defendants in Portland. Billy Williams, U.S. attorney for the district of OR, said in a statement that, "We strongly believe that this case needed to be brought before a Court, publicly tried, and decided by a jury". Read More

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Clinton's inner circle exposed in final stretch of election

Ms Huma Abedin, 40, is the vice- chairman of the Clinton campaign. She was Clinton's deputy chief of staff at the State Department and is now the vice chairwoman of Clinton's presidential campaign. The Clinton campaign denied the report. She followed Clinton when Hillary became senator from NY in 2001 and became her chief of staff. But her time at the State Department has not only drawn controversy because of the emails later made public. Read More

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Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics

Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics

At the same time , he would urge them to provide lucrative speaking fees for an address by the former president, usually in the six-figure range. She also accused Band and others at Teneo of loading spyware onto a Clinton Foundation computer, of attempting to shoehorn all speaking arrangements for themselves in order to earn commission and taking money from her parents "personally" to pay for expenses. Read More

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California sheriff's deputy shot to death while on the job

California sheriff's deputy shot to death while on the job

Shortly after news of the shooting spread, the Alturas Municipal Airport wrote on Facebook that the deputy had been recently transferred from Alturas Police Department to the Sheriff's Office. It's an extremely tough time for his family. Dowdy said law enforcement has been gathering around Hopkins' family for support and has asked for the privacy of the family to be respected. Read More

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Tim Kaine to campaign in Tucson Thursday

Tim Kaine to campaign in Tucson Thursday

In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union", Kellyanne Conway says that Comey could be accused of interfering in the election if he didn't disclose that Clinton-related emails were under FBI investigation for the second time in a year. "We have these shirts because we don't like what Donald called Hillary", said Simone Collier of Taylor, who with friend Sue Thorne of nearby Wyandotte, Mich., put their new shirts on over the clothing they already wore. Read More

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Memo describes Bill Clinton's business ventures, fundraising

Memo describes Bill Clinton's business ventures, fundraising

Dow was one of Teneo's first major clients. Teneo consulted for several companies that contributed to the Clinton Foundation , including Coca-Cola , Dow Chemical and UBS. The Clinton Foundation has been among the biggest vulnerabilities in Hillary Clinton's campaign for the White House. The company also paid Hillary Clinton $225,000 for a 2013 speech. Read More

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Left turn: Indians start Carlos Santana in left for Game 3

Court documents obtained by The Associated Press from Cook County Circuit Court on Friday say a suburban mom this week submitted an "Emergency Petition For World Series Tickets" to see Game 4 Saturday against the Cleveland Indians. Andrew Miller is on for the Indians after replacing starter Josh Tomlin with a runner on second and two outs in the fifth inning. He lasted just 3.2 innings against the Giants in the NLDS, allowing four hits and two runs. Read More

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Pentagon suspends California National Guard bonus repayments

Pentagon suspends California National Guard bonus repayments

Among about 14,000 California Guard members whose bonuses and other incentive payments were reviewed, about 3,000 of those are men and women have since left the National Guard, Levine said. California National Guard Platoon Sergeant, Bryan Strother, is devastated by the Pentagon's latest decision to suspend bonus repayments. "This is not a remedy, and we are not abandoning them, whether we have to take this case all the way to the Supreme Court of the United States", said Willman. Read More

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Pentagon seeks return of bonuses given to California National Guard

Almost 10,000 soldiers who enlisted with the California National Guard and received a bonus are being ordered to repay that money. Of about 11,000 soldiers included in the audit, 1,100 were found to have received unauthorized payments that they have to pay back; 5,400 soldiers were found to have missing paperwork or lack of documentation of eligibility, and may have to pay back that money. Read More

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5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway

5 dead in wrong-way crash on Massachusetts highway

State police say it happened in the northbound lanes of 495 around exit 3 just after midnight. The driver of the wrong-way vehicle died too. Troopers are still gathering information about the victims. The crash occurred around 12:10 a.m. on Monday. Thomas said access points to the highway are clearly marked, and they are unclear what may have caused operator to travel south in a northbound lane. Read More

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Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey

Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey

Meanwhile, vehicles sold by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles sputtered in the survey - with its Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat and Ram brands landing in the bottom four slots. But the company continues to struggle with pickups and larger truck-based SUVs, which gets low marks for steering and suspension issues. Buick has consistently scored in the top 10 of the Yonkers, New York-based magazine's list, and climbed higher this year in part because of the simplicity of its model line, which is heavy on sedans ... Read More

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Comic's comic Kevin Meaney has died at age 60

Comic's comic Kevin Meaney has died at age 60

He also starred briefly on " Uncle Buck ", the short-lived television show inspired by the John Candy film of the same name. After appearing in an HBO special in 1986, Meaney's career took a great upswing and he landed a gig on " The Tonight Show " with Johnny Carson the following year. Read More

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