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President Obama Advocates for Giving Families Access to Paid Sick Leave

White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama advocated in his weekly address for providing families with access to paid sick leave, calling it a "must-have.""We can prey on people’s worries for political gain.  Or we can actually do something to help working families feel more secure in today’s economy," the president said. "Count me in the latter camp.  And here’s one thing that will help right away:  making sure more of our families have access to paid leave."He added: "Paid sick leave isn’t ...

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Trump Repeats Call for Supporters to Watch Polling Places, Asks Obama Not to Pardon Clinton

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NOVI, Mich.) -- Donald Trump repeated his call Friday night for his supporters to not just vote for him on Election Day, but to watch out for any efforts to rig the results on November 8.At the same time, Trump also issued a demand to President Obama that should Hillary Clinton ever face criminal charges under his watch, not to pardon the Democratic nominee."And here’s a demand I’m making today to President Obama," Trump told the crowd in Novi, Michigan. "Mr. President, ...

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Charlotte Police to Release Full Body and Dashboard Camera Videos of Shooting of Keith Scott

Rakeyia Scott(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- The Charlotte Police Department has announced it will release the full video of the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott -- an incident that sparked a wave of violent protests.The full dashboard and body camera videos will be released after Scott's family reviews them next week, the CPD announced on Twitter.CMPD will release the remaining portions of unreleased dash and body cam next week after Mr. Scott's family reviews video pic.twitter.com/4G9t6ZE8km— CMPD News (@CMPD) September 30, 2016On Thursday, audio was ...

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iPhone Reportedly Catches Fire in NJ Student's Pocket in Class

WPVI-TV(MT. LAUREL, N.J.) -- After multiple accounts of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones exploding, a report about an iPhone allegedly catching fire could cause concern.According to Darin Hlavaty, his iPhone 6 Plus exploded in his pocket recently during class at Rowan College at Burlington County. He told ABC News affiliate WPVI-TV his phone started smoking in his pocket and started a fire."I felt this crazy, hot burning in my leg," Hlavaty told WPVI-TV.Rebecca Bookbinder, a student in Hlavaty's class who sat nearby, said to ...

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CDC Warns All Men with Possible Zika Exposure to Wait 6 Months Before Attempting to Procreate

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you and your partner are thinking about getting pregnant, there's a new warning to keep in mind as the Zika virus continues to spread.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidelines for men who traveled to an area affected by Zika or who have symptoms. Previously, men without symptoms were warned by health officials to wait eight weeks before attempting to conceive with their partner, and men with symptoms were told to wait six months.Now the CDC ...

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ABC News Race Ratings Show Tight Race for Control of US Senate

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With several vulnerable Republican seats up for grabs in the U.S. Senate in the 2016 election, the two major parties are locked in a tight battle for control of Congress’ upper chamber this November.ABC News ratings show control of the Senate will be a close contest in November: Republicans will likely finish with at lease 49 seats and Democrats, likely 47 seats -- with the four remaining seats rated as pure toss-ups that could go either direction.Many of the seats the GOP ...

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Two Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Recovered After Heist 14 Years Ago

Van Gogh Museum(AMSTERDAM) -- Two long lost Van Gogh paintings were found this week in the hands of the Italian mafia.The works of art, Seascape at Scheveningen (1882) and Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen (1884/85), were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam about 14 years ago in a raid.The paintings were found wrapped in cloth in a safe when Italian police investigated the Italian village of Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples, as part of a larger investigation of one of the ...

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YTMT Logo $20 trillion for what?

No nation has ever borrowed so much money. No nation has ever spent so much money. Never in human history has so much money been spent with so little to show for having spent it.

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Getting older isn’t a choice but how we look and feel as we age, to a large extent, is. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast plastic surgery expert Dr. James Motlagh discusses lifestyle choices and their effect on how we age.
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