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CNBC reports that Clinton is holding many more fundraisers than Trump, but that the maximum price she requests from a donor is generally $50,000, while the real estate mogul is demanding nearly half a million dollars per couple at some of his events.
  • 3 children, 1 man die in Chicago apartment fire

    3 children, 1 man die in Chicago apartment fire

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    Firefighters extinguished the blaze at around 4:30 a.m., and Fire Department Deputy Commissioner Arriel Gray said firefighters found the bodies of two girls and a man hours later during a search of the building once it was safe to go inside.
  • Teddy Bridgewater back at practice Tuesday, sleeper fantasy potential for 2016

    Teddy Bridgewater back at practice Tuesday, sleeper fantasy potential for 2016

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    That wasn't confirmed by the team, but the fact that Bridgewater didn't throw in practice on either Saturday or Sunday seemed to offer further evidence that all wasn't 100 percent with his arm. "It's not like he's a first-year rookie", Zimmer said. Bohringer was targeted just once in his preseason debut, and didn't get any work with the offense against Seattle, taking just three snaps on special teams.
  • Trump campaign doubles spending, not ground game

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    In a head-to-head matchup, Clinton leads Trump by 6 points, 44 percent to 38 percent. Trump continued that trend Saturday, castigating efforts by Virginia Gov. "Sometimes, in the heat of debate and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don't choose the right words or you say the wrong thing". Trump's trip to Louisiana, a departure for the candidate who has generally preferred mass rallies and television phone-ins, comes a day after he made a rare expression of remorse.
  • Bodycam, dashcam part of Louisiana police shooting review

    Bodycam, dashcam part of Louisiana police shooting review

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    The man fled to the intersection of Law and New Orleans streets, where he opened fire on two NOPD officer, who returned fire, striking the man, police said. "It just seemed to me like he was already dead". He said the suspect's mother will confirm his identity at the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office Tuesday.
  • Henry Owens blasted as Red Sox lose series finale to Tigers

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    Owens wasn't ready for prime time in his return to the Red Sox rotation. Henry Owens was being brought up from the minors after Rodriguez still felt some hamstring tenderness following a Friday night bullpen. J.D. Martinez got a key two-run double just ahead of Upton's first home run. In a game against the Red Sox, Justin Upton thought he had just hit a game-tying home run and began to celebrate, when he looked back to find that he had instead hit a measly double.
  • Law Enforcement launches

    Law Enforcement launches "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign

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    Georgia law enforcement officials have launched a DUI campaign leading up to Labor Day and are promising zero tolerance for impaired drivers. Law enforcement officers from police departments, sheriff's offices and the Michigan State Police are hoping the designated driver gets your vote this election season as stepped up drunk driving patrols continue through September 5 across the state as part of the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.
  • Jacobs Donates $25000 to American Red Cross for Louisiana Flood Relief

    Jacobs Donates $25000 to American Red Cross for Louisiana Flood Relief

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    IL officials have sent assistance to Louisiana after devastating flooding hit Baton Rouge and other parts of the state. We know this is a frustrating and challenging time for everyone involved, and American Red Cross volunteers are doing their best to get assistance to as many people as quickly as possible.
  • Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

    Voting rights restored again for 13K felons in Virginia

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    They shop in our grocery stores and they pay taxes. Yet on Saturday, Trump - who has publicly raised the specter of a "rigged" election in recent weeks as polls have shown him trailing Clinton - ripped McAuliffe, a longtime Clinton friend and ally, for his decision earlier this year to restore voting rights to thousands of convicted felons.
  • Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack

    Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack

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    It, however, did not determine whether the employees acted on the information. Florida's Orange County Sheriff's Office tweeted a picture of Lane Graves, the young boy that died in the Disney gator attack. Lane's parents have said publicly they don't plan to sue Walt Disney World over the death. Later, when he saw the Graves children playing at the water, he said he went to warn them.
  • National Weather Service confirms EF0 tornado touched down in Elkhart County

    National Weather Service confirms EF0 tornado touched down in Elkhart County

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    There were no reported injuries. Categorized as a "moderate tornado" by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an EF-01 tornado features wind speeds between 73 and 112 miles per hour, and contains enough force to "peel surface off roofs; mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned; moving autos pushed off the roads", according to NOAA.
  • AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigate fatal police shooting

    AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigate fatal police shooting

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    Smith. According to preliminary information provided by city officials, Sylville Smith was shot when he ran from a traffic stop about 3:30 p.m. August 13. Both videos are being held for now, a decision Schimel said is meant to protect the integrity of the investigation and prevent potential complications down the road.
  • Pence: Trump 'speaks right from his heart'

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    While many supporters were put off by his tone-deaf statements, where he lumped all African-Americans in one binary, others were of the view that Trump was not wrong in saying that the Democratic Party doesn't have the community's best interests at heart.
  • Overdose Believed Cause of Student's Death at A&M Fraternity

    Overdose Believed Cause of Student's Death at A&M Fraternity

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    Officers obtained a search warrant and found illegal substances at the house. The preliminary cause of death of the teen, whose identity was not released, is an undetermined substance, according to the statement . The chapter was founded at Texas A&M in 1985. The fraternity said it will assist the police's investigation and will conduct its own at an appropriate time.
  • Blue Cut Fire Now 83 Percent Contained

    Blue Cut Fire Now 83 Percent Contained

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    By Saturday night, in the wake of the Blue Cut fire, the center had sheltered a high of 667 animals and was home to fewer than 100 evacuees, said volunteer coordinator Dave Gross. He adds that people often "change their minds when the flames reach their yard". Deputies called the homeowner who told them he made no such request.
  • Obama will visit flood victims next week

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    Trump stopped to tour one home in Denham Springs that had been flooded alongside his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence . The Republican candidate - wearing his signature "Make America Great Again" hat - shook hands briefly with the officials before heading to the motorcade.
  • Com to Shut Down Next Week

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    It hasn't finalized plans for what will happen to its archives, but its employees will be transferred to positions within Gawker Media or Univision's other properties. The popular website began life as a blog in NY started by Nick Denton and Elizabeth Spiers. Now, according to The Wall Street Journal , Univision has moved to shut down Gawker Media's flagship site (and, it should be noted, the source of the lawsuit that ultimately crippled the company), Gawker .
  • Trump Pitches Black Voters: 'What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?'

    Trump Pitches Black Voters: 'What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?'

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    Trump wasn't done with his shocking words to African-Americans. "It's time to hold Democratic politicians accountable for what they've done for these communities", Trump said . "Telling us we're dumb, broke suckers who have no jobs is the best he could do", Jamil Smith, a black reporter for MTV News, wrote on Twitter . Certain people are calling Trump's words to African-Americans condescending and flat-out false.
  • Democrats want Senate vote on forcing disclosure of Trump's taxes

    Democrats want Senate vote on forcing disclosure of Trump's taxes

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    Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Thursday renewed efforts that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns. He added that no one's 2015 returns would be under audit this soon. Should the candidate refuse to comply, the treasury secretary would provide the tax returns to the FEC for public release.
  • No Trump, gun owners aren't assassins

    No Trump, gun owners aren't assassins

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    The last thing Second Amendment supporters would want would be someone taking a shot at Clinton. So what is Hillary doing calling out Trump for his choice of words when she uses deceptive words to advance the violence to the unborn she supports.
  • Markets Right Now: Stocks closing higher on Wall Street

    Markets Right Now: Stocks closing higher on Wall Street

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    Tech and telecom firms shone. Policymakers were divided on the pace of rate hikes needed, meaning a September move is unlikely. Hong Kong shares were the top gainer in Asia with a 1 percent rise, while a stronger yen, thanks to the Fed's cautious outlook, pulled Japan's Nikkei back 0.9 percent.
  • Ex-NFL star gets 18 years for drugging, raping women

    Ex-NFL star gets 18 years for drugging, raping women

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    Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a case where he was accused of drugging and rapping women in four different states. The revised plea agreement allowed Milazzo to consider allegations made by 16 purported victims of Sharper's sexual violence, some of which did not result in formal charges.
  • Ohio Man, 35, Tried To Have Sex With A Red Van

    Ohio Man, 35, Tried To Have Sex With A Red Van

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    OH officers arrested a man after a witness said she saw him trying to have sex with a parked van. A local woman later claimed to have seen him standing near the parked van. A female witness said Henson continued to engage in the sex act with the van for a while before he passed out on a lawn, according to WDTN . Henson was booked on public indecency charges and taken to the Montgomery County Jail , where he remained on $2,500 bond until his arraignment on Wednesday, according to the ...
  • Obama administration to end use of private prisons

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    As private prison contracts come to an end, the bureau is not to renew the contract or it should at least "substantially" reduce its scope, Yates wrote. They also said they disagreed with the conclusions of an inspector general's audit that preceded the Justice Department's decision. "Contract prisons also had higher rates of assaults, both by inmates on other inmates and by inmates on staff".
  • Abbey D'Agostino Will Miss 5000-Meter Final With Severe Knee Injury

    Abbey D'Agostino Will Miss 5000-Meter Final With Severe Knee Injury

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    Hamblin finished after 16 minutes and 43 minutes, while D'Agostino eventually finished after 17 minutes and 10 seconds, more than two minutes after the victor of the heat, Almaz Ayana, from Ethiopia. As they were not at fault for the fall, both Hamblin and D'Agostino were advanced through the final. Suddenly, there was a hand on her shoulder and a voice in her ear: "Get up".
  • Investigators sifting through hundreds of tips, 1 week after jogger's murder

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    Marcotte's body was found August 7 in the woods near her mother's home in the small town of Princeton. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 16, for 27-year-old Marcotte, who was killed while out for a run in MA. A Google representative described Marcotte in a statement as "a much loved member of the Google team" who was "known for her ubiquitous smile, passion for volunteer work and love of Boston sports".
  • Attorney General Kathleen Kane to resign Wednesday

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    Kane finally resigning , I'm glad that the office of attorney general can move beyond this sad time in its history", said state Sen. "What has transpired with Attorney General Kane is unfortunate", the governor said. "Clinton repaid that favor by fundraising, endorsing, cutting ads, and bringing out the big guns for Kane over Murphy". Democrat Kane was elected in 2012.
  • Jimmy Vesey draws interest from Rangers on eve of free agency

    Jimmy Vesey draws interest from Rangers on eve of free agency

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    Nashville picked Vesey in the third-round of the 2012 NHL Draft and watched him blossom into one of the top collegiate prospects in the country. Which teams are interested in signing him? Jiri Hudler , Matt Cullen , Kris Russell and Brandon Pirri are just some of the names of the intriguing players without a contract right now, but perhaps none is more intriguing than Harvard free-agent forward Jimmy Vesey.
  • Olympic scold: Clinton cites games to hit Trump

    Olympic scold: Clinton cites games to hit Trump

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    Speaking Monday morning on American Family Radio , Steve Forbes said Clinton is accusing Republicans of what Democrats have been practicing for almost a decade. "You have young people going out, doing their best every day to get prepared to compete and that is what we are going to do in America". The businessman would eliminate the estate tax which is now applied to estates worth more than $10.9 million for married couples.
  • Pregnant women are fearful living in Miami's Zika hot zone

    Pregnant women are fearful living in Miami's Zika hot zone

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    New CDC guidance recommends that health care providers assess all pregnant women for possible Zika virus exposure during each prenatal visit. The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting three pregnant women are among 46 cases of Zika virus in the state.
  • Poll Shows More Evidence Trump May Affect State Senate Outcome

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    Trump holds a 6 point advantage over Clinton among all men voters. In Iowa, Kaine noted Trump's aggressive reaction to criticism at the Democratic convention from the Muslim-American parents of a U.S. Trump has faced criticism for his friendly overtures to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Paul Manafort, Trump's controversial campaign chairman, will retain his title, but it is unclear if his role will change.