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One Dead After Small Plane Crashes, Catches Fire in Connecticut

One of those on board died at the scene while the second was taken to hospital with significant injuries, reports Fox 61. It clipped multiple power lines on its descent, causing 520 homes to lose power. It does not appear at this time that any Pratt & Whitney employees or contractors were involved. We stand ready to assist local officials as needed. The FBI and FAA are conducting the investigation with the National Transportation Safety Board, the Flight Standards District Office and the ... Read More

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Is the 'Access Hollywood' Trump Tape Just the Tip of the Iceberg?

Is the 'Access Hollywood' Trump Tape Just the Tip of the Iceberg?

As seen above, Nee is trying to convince billionaire and longtime Trump antagonist Mark Cuban to reimburse the fee should somebody with access leak the footage. In a statement released to the site, the Trump campaign declined to comment on the transcript. The story featured many sources who used to work on the show - some named and some unnamed - but the AP was never allowed to review any footage. Read More

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Joe Maddon tweaks Cubs lineup with chance to clinch NLDS

Where: AT&T Park, San Francisco, Calif. One of the first movies in that mold was Rookie of the Year , a 1993 family film about how a 12-year-old boy's freak arm injury turns him into a star pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. Is this the year the Cubs win it all? Hendricks left with a 4-2 lead in the fourth when he was hit on the right forearm by Angel Pagan's line drive. Read More

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Nobody Wants to Play This High School Football Team

Nobody Wants to Play This High School Football Team

Can a high school football team be considered too good to take the field? WIAA determines classifications. The WIAA announced it is offering counsel and assistance to the schools in the Cascade Conference following the forfeits. "The younger kids, the freshmen and sophomores who don't have the experience, nor do they have the growth or size or maturity to play against these guys who are vetted for Division 1 colleges; I can't put a 14-year-old up against that", Stacey explained. Read More

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Clown Masks Banned in United States, Carries $50000 Fine

Clown Masks Banned in United States, Carries $50000 Fine

Authorities said they now plan to charge a man who-while wearing a frightening clown mask-allegedly followed children on their bus ride home from school in Auburn Tuesday. "Cinnaminson Police will continue an increased presence at our schools said the statement, which noted a wave of clown-related threats and incidents by pranksters across the country". Read More

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Obama heads to Chicago to raise money for Democrats

Obama heads to Chicago to raise money for Democrats

Obama previously cast early votes in the legislative elections of 2014 and while fighting for reelection in 2012, when he became the first US president to practice early voting. Kirk won the Senate seat during the 2010 election that swept Democrats out of power in the House and allowed the GOP to make gains in the Senate. Obama's fundraising help for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee also could help in IL. Read More

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Big Ten notes: Rutgers prepares for MI, its third top-five opponent

Big Ten notes: Rutgers prepares for MI, its third top-five opponent

Sophomore Samantha Seliger-Swenson was named Big Ten Setter of the Week and outside hitter Alexis Hart was named Freshman of the Week as the Gophers moved up to No. The Wolverines picked third in the preseason poll , and coach Red Berenson said he doesn't plan to use that as bulletin board material. "I think that bottling up the feeling and the unity we had during that match, (we're) trying to replicate it against every opponent", she said. Read More

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Charlotte-FAU game postponed by Hurricane Matthew

Charlotte-FAU game postponed by Hurricane Matthew

In this edition of the Mark Richt Show, the head coach reviewed the Georgia Tech game and shared his thoughts about Saturday's primetime game against Florida State. "It just resonates with me and a lot of people who were here those last two years", Kaaya said. In South Florida, everything from high school to pro events are being affected - even before the storm arrives. Read More

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Clinton's remarks about young voters fuel new Trump 'basement dwellers' pitch

Clinton's remarks about young voters fuel new Trump 'basement dwellers' pitch

But if you're a billionaire there are loopholes you can utilize that may enable you, if you are a billionaire, not pay your taxes. That's what he's offering you. In his influential 2008 essay on Democratic theories of change, Mark Schmitt wrote that "Clinton's theory in a sense takes the status quo for granted more than the others, but it's appropriate in certain situations". Read More

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Father sought after baby, mother abducted from Hammond

Father sought after baby, mother abducted from Hammond

Walker a birthmark under one eye. Police suspected she was abducted by 20 years-old Dustin Fisher in a tan 1997 Chevy, Blazer. Police believe she may be in extreme danger. An Amber Alert was issued Monday afternoon and canceled a short time later after a report of an alleged abduction of a mother and her infant son. If anyone has information of the whereabouts of Raphael Bevineau or Yolanda Walker, they are asked to call 911 or the Hammond Police Department at 1-888-582-6237. Read More

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Townville Elementary shooting victim Jacob Hall has died

Townville Elementary shooting victim Jacob Hall has died

A SC teen suspected of killing his father before shooting and injuring children and a teacher at a school playground was charged in the case Friday, as one of the wounded students fought for his life. The Greenville News (http://grnol.co/2dJQVut) reports that relatives of Townville Elementary School student Jacob Hall released a statement late Thursday saying the boy is on life support in a hospital. Read More

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Mission Complete: Rosetta Lands Safe & Sound on Funky-Shaped Comet

After 12 years of hurtling through space in pursuit of a comet, the Rosetta probe ended its mission Friday with a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it was sent out to study. Bittersweet "You can see some of the flight control team, the people who work here in mission control, are beginning to get more emotional because they can see the end", Taylor said. Read More

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North Carolina university students dead after shooting

North Carolina university students dead after shooting

Nathaniel Davis said of the two victims. The fight and shooting occurred just after 2 a.m. Two North Carolina A&T State University students have died following a shooting at a large party not far from campus, Greensboro police said. Tragedy has struck a North Carolina university. No connection has been found between the students and the shooter, who was an uninvited guest at the party, police spokeswoman Susan Danielsen said in an email. Read More

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