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Beach season was extended through September 11 for the city. Hermine was still a large storm, with its tropical storm force winds extending up to 230 miles from its center on Monday morning. A rougher surf cleared portions of the beachfront. Similar warnings have been lifted in New Jersey and New York City areas. Parks officials say beaches will be closed to swimming, bathing and surfing on Tuesday.
  • Pena Nieto: Trump proposals 'a real threat' for Mexico

    Pena Nieto: Trump proposals 'a real threat' for Mexico

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    Donald Trump is out there, and by pulling these people up on stage, he is telling us that, "If we don't stop immigrants from coming into this country, you're going to die". Later in Phoenix, Trump said: "We will issue detainers for illegal immigrants who are arrested for any crime whatsoever and they will be placed into immediate removal proceedings".
  • China and U.S. formally join Paris climate pact

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    However, it will only be enacted when 55 nations, representing 55% of worldwide emissions ratify its terms. Both countries are responsible for about 38 percent of worldwide of greenhouse gas emissions (China accounts for the 25 percent). The U.S. and China account for almost all of that. "After the Chinese Foreign Minister's (Wang Yi) visit to India (in August), the two sides have agreed to establish a new channel to touch upon all these kind of issues", Hu Shisheng, director of a government ...
  • Clinton attacks Trump's outreach to black voters in new ad

    Clinton attacks Trump's outreach to black voters in new ad

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    The Republican nominee's recent choice of Steven Bannion, a firebrand conservative, as his new campaign chief showed Trump was embracing the extremist white nationalist stances of the so-called "alt-right" movement, she said. Clinton may not be having any press conferences anytime soon (it's been 266 days since the last one, according to the Republican National Committee's count) but she is interacting with the press - to tell them to eat chocolate.
  • WTF is up With These Creepy Clowns in the South Carolina Woods?

    WTF is up With These Creepy Clowns in the South Carolina Woods?

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    As part of their investigations on the mysterious clown incidents, the police interviewed children who claimed they saw clowns trying "to persuade them into the woods further by displaying large amounts of money". A couple of residents told our Media General sister station WSPA that they ran after the clowns after children told them clowns were by the playground.
  • Pennsylvania: Christie erred in ending tax deal

    Pennsylvania: Christie erred in ending tax deal

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    Gov. Chris Christie said Friday he is pulling out of a almost four-decade-old income tax agreement with Pennsylvania, all but ensuring that thousands of residents in each state will see their tax burdens go up. Make it your business. But an end to the reciprocal agreement means they'll have to pay New Jersey taxes. Jodi Kleuskens, another CPA at WithumSmith+Brown, told New Jersey 101.5 that lower-income commuters from New Jersey would wind up with higher tax bills if they started paying in ...
  • Tropical Storm Hermine now over SC pushing rain into North Carolina

    Tropical Storm Hermine now over SC pushing rain into North Carolina

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    Wind gusts were expected to reach as high as 45 miles per hour inland and 55 miles per hour along the coast, according to the briefing. Depending on the exact track of the storm, late Sunday and Monday may bring a few showers with some gusts of wind or just occasional showers and slightly breezy conditions.
  • UCLA vs. Texas A&M

    UCLA vs. Texas A&M

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    Texas A&M run offense vs. UCLA run defense: The Bruins made stopping the run a focus of their off-season after getting repeatedly trampled last season. Not only will we be able to gauge how good the Aggie backfield will be this season, but we'll see how the young interior guys on A&M's offensive line handle Vanderdoes.
  • Trump says he and Mexican leader discussed wall, not payment

    Trump says he and Mexican leader discussed wall, not payment

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    Reporter: Trump made it clear where he stands on one of the central promises of his campaign. Trump unveiled his ten-point plan hours after flying to Mexico to meet with the country's president. He called Trump's speech the outline of "a coherent and workable strategy". But just one day later, Monty has withdrawn from Trump's Hispanic advisory board.
  • Benghazi emails involving Clinton recovered by FBI

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    He told reporters that "it is highly likely their search terms missed some work-related emails" and told the House Oversight Committee that "we did not find evidence to indicate that they did the eraser to hide things of any sort". Some or all of the emails may be duplicates of emails previously handed over to the State Department by Clinton, government lawyers said. The FBI, which has already released a portion of its findings to Congress, is expected to release further information about ...
  • Ex. Illinois Gov. Quinn unveils redistricting reform plan

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    The leaders of the Independent Map Amendment movement want the Illinois Supreme Court to take another look at their initiative. A group is asking the Illinois Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that a voter referendum seeking to change how political boundaries are drawn is unconstitutional.
  • Group asks Illinois high court for redistricting rehearing

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    Last week - the latest attempt to take politics out of redistricting was found unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court. A map would need seven votes from the commission for approval. The latest result of Madigan's maps will be seen by voters in the November 8 election, where in election after legislative election across the state, there are no competitive races.
  • Dozens treated as heroin overdose spikes hit several states

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    They weren't the only ones. "We can't confirm in the short term if someone's had fentanyl , carfentanil or heroin". Colloquially, it's an elephant tranquilizer. That's because they haven't found any unused drug they can tag and send to the lab. "Straight carfentanil is extremely hard to revive, even with Narcan ", Ryan said.
  • St Paul's responds to Labrie assault victim

    St Paul's responds to Labrie assault victim

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    She said, "A question that was asked on the stand was 'Why were you so hazy during that time period" and I looked at the defense attorney in disbelief and said I was raped. "I want other people to feel empowered, and just strong enough to say 'I have the right to my body, I have the right to say no, '" she said. 'I hope he learns, I hope he gets help, and that's all I can ever hope for in a process like this because if he doesn't learn he will do it to another young woman, ' she said.
  • Victim of prep school sex assault 'not afraid or ashamed'

    Victim of prep school sex assault 'not afraid or ashamed'

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    Prout told NBC's Savannah Guthrie on Tuesday morning that she chose to speak publicly about the case two years after "the whole ordeal" because she wants to be an example for other survivors. "I think this young woman is incredibly courageous and poised", said Lyn Schollett, executive director of NHCADSV. "No one was talking about the issue itself", she said.
  • Trump surrogates struggle to speak for him

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    Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for the upcoming US Presidential elections will give a long-awaited speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday, after postponing it several times. "I can fix the inner cities", Trump said. "We all know you can't pick them up and ship them across, back across the border". It is not an adult argument.
  • Gary Johnson: Election cycle is so 'crazy' he may win

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    But that's exactly how Libertarian nominee and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson introduced himself before a campaign rally Saturday on Boston Common-just across the street from the old office of his running mate, former Massachusetts Gov.
  • Holliston Man Allegedly Threatens to Kill Obama, Muslims, Homeland Security

    Holliston Man Allegedly Threatens to Kill Obama, Muslims, Homeland Security

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    He is scheduled to appear before U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Jennifer C. Boal in Boston Monday afternoon. The FBI said Garguilo did not have a firearms identification card or a license to carry firearms in MA. According to documents filed in support of the warrant that led to the search, a tipster told the Federal Bureau of Investigation via their website that Garguilo said "he will plant bombs in police stations ...
  • Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel mourned

    Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel mourned

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    The flamboyant singer known for his powerful vocals and stylish attire had performed at a concert at The Forum in L.A. on Friday. Mexico on Monday mourned the death of legendary singer Juan Gabriel , who touched millions with wrenching ballads of love and loneliness as he rose from the rough streets of Ciudad Juarez to a world stage.
  • Los Angeles Airport briefly closed after reports of gunshots

    Los Angeles Airport briefly closed after reports of gunshots

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    Pedregon said Monday that police have found no connection between the two incidents. U.S. airport security officials have been on heightened alert in recent months after deadly attacks at global airports in Belgium and Turkey. greeting what appeared to be his girlfriend ... she said to him, 'I have one more bag to get". No shots fired; no injuries. Looking out the window, he said he could see many evacuees gathered on the tarmac, a unusual sight even for someone who travels constantly.
  • Michigan firefighters killed in crash identified

    Michigan firefighters killed in crash identified

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    The crash occurred at 3:08 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol, when the southbound track left the roadway near 95th Ave.in Blaine and struck the median barriers, rolling over. Law enforcement officials say Johnson appeared impaired and was acting combative at the scene of the accident. WLUC reports that two Beartown firefighters from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in MI were killed and several others injured when the vehicle they were in left the roadway and overturned.
  • Chelsea Clinton to remain on family foundation board

    Chelsea Clinton to remain on family foundation board

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    One oversight organization, Charity Navigator, has paused rating the foundation because of uncertainty over its financial setup. The foundation started by Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton should shut down despite its good work, two major newspapers said in editorials on Wednesday, calling for its closure to avoid perceptions of "pay-for-play" amid the USA presidential campaign as critics step up their attacks over the issue.
  • Five Run 1st Leads Surging KC Past Boston

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    MARINERS 3, WHITE SOX 1 Chris Sale struck out 14 but got outpitched by Felix Hernandez and the Seattle bullpen, and the Mariners ended a three-game skid Friday night by beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1. - Wright's first inning definitely was a disaster, but at least he was feeling OK. Abad went back out for the 9th and got another scoreless inning under his belt.
  • With a bogey-free round, Rickie Fowler takes lead at Barclays

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    The former Alabama player had a seven-hole stretch without a par, making three straight birdies, three straight bogeys and a par. His only bogey on the week came on Thursday. "It's going to be tough [Sunday]", Fowler said. I'm looking forward to it. For the week, he ranks seventh in strokes gained: putting and eighth in strokes gained: tee-to-green, a combo that should make him tough to beat tomorrow.
  • Hawaii disciplines 3 players ahead of Cal game in Sydney

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    New offensive coordinator. New quarterback. The two teams will kickoff around noon locally on Saturday. It will be almost impossible for Cal to replace a quarterback like Jared Goff . California gets an early start, playing Hawaii in Sydney, Australia, where it will be Saturday. Even if the Bears are able to pull that off - say against a Bruins squad that has already clinched the Pac-12 South - they have to go on a tear in the opening part of their schedule to reach a bowl and avoid ...
  • California wildfire continues to grow

    California wildfire continues to grow

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    A wind-driven wildfire in central California led to more evacuations and the closure of the Hearst Castle on Saturday. CAL FIRE San Luis Obispo reported Sunday on its Twitter feed that 150 homes were threatened and that some new evacuations were being "assisted by boat".
  • Judge blocks North Carolina's transgender bathroom law for 3 plaintiffs

    Judge blocks North Carolina's transgender bathroom law for 3 plaintiffs

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    The Governor of North Carolina Patrick McGrory defended the law, reported USA Today , saying "most people believe boys and girls should be able to use school bathrooms, locker rooms and showers without the opposite sex present". Defending the law are Republican Gov. Several cases seeking to challenge or defend the law were assigned to Schroeder, while another case is pending in a separate federal court.
  • More Parishes Declared Disaster Areas As Louisiana Floods Kill 9

    More Parishes Declared Disaster Areas As Louisiana Floods Kill 9

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    Terri Ricks, deputy secretary for the Department of Children and Family Services, which helps organize local sheltering efforts, said the state is talking with parishes about possibly running a long-term shelter to give people a place to stay while they fix and rebuild.
  • Penn State picked 4th in Big Ten preseason poll

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    Iowa will open league play on the road against Purdue on Wednesday, December 28th before hosting MI on New Year's Day. The Boilermakers then hit the road for their only meeting with Ohio State on January 5, in Columbus. After closing out the series with Penn State on February 21, Purdue heads to MI for a February 25, tilt at the Crisler Center. Carlini earned her third straight preseason All-Big Ten selection, ranking third all-time at Wisconsin with 4,158 career assists.