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Trump hits 'corrupt' Hillary Clinton; Mrs. Obama hugs her
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) ? Trailing with time running out, Donald Trump denounced both Hillary and Bill Clinton Thursday as creatures of a corrupt political system who would use another pass at the Oval Office to enrich themselves at the expense of American families. Clinton turned to popular first lady Michelle Obama to rally voters in North Carolina, a state that could deliver a knockout blow to Trump.
Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure
A federal court jury on Thursday acquitted anti-government militant leader Ammon Bundy and six followers of conspiracy charges stemming from their role in the armed takeover of a U.S. wildlife center in Oregon earlier this year. Bundy and others, including his brother and co-defendant Ryan Bundy, cast the 41-day occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as a legitimate and patriotic act of civil disobedience. In an emotional climax to the trial in U.S. District Court in Portland, Ammon Bundy's lawyer, Marcus Mumford, was tackled to the floor by U.S. marshals as he became involved in a heated verbal exchange with the judge over the terms of his client's release.
Pence plane slides off runway at NYC's LaGuardia AirportNEW YORK (AP) ? An airplane carrying Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has slid off the runway while landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport.
Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) ? Law enforcement officers in riot gear and firing bean bags and pepper spray evicted protesters Thursday from private land in the path of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, dramatically escalating a dispute over Native American rights and the project's environmental impact that has simmered for months.
Police arrest 16 in crackdown on North Dakota pipeline protesters
Sixteen Native Americans and other protesters were arrested in North Dakota on Thursday in the latest clash between police and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline. The arrests came as police moved to clear a camp on private property in the path of the proposed $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, according to the Morton County Sheriff's Department. Native American protesters had occupied the site since Monday, saying they were the land's rightful owners under an 1851 treaty with the U.S. government.
Affleck tells 'kid brother' New Hampshire in video to vote
Sex abuse lawsuit against USA Gymnastics doc names KarolyisThe latest lawsuit accusing a former USA Gymnastics doctor of sexually abusing a longtime member of the U.S. women's national team is the first to name renowned husband-and-wife coaches Bela and Martha ...
North Dakota police move to clear pipeline protesters
Police in the US state of North Dakota engaged in a tense standoff with oil-pipeline protesters Thursday in an effort to clear them from a public road and off private property. Demonstrators moved to block two roads over the weekend, camping on private land in an effort to stop Energy Transfer Partners' construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline -- the subject of a months-long protest by Native Americans and supporters. "We have tried everything we possibly could, talked to everybody we could," Kirchmeier said Thursday of attempts to get protesters to leave voluntarily, adding that their refusal forced law enforcement to act.
Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff of federal charges
The leaders of an armed group who seized a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were acquitted Thursday in the 41-day standoff that brought new attention to a long-running dispute over control of federal ...