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Stamford Advocate
One person was arrested every 49 seconds for marijuana in 2015A huge number of Americans are getting arrested for marijuana-related offenses.
One person was arrested every 49 seconds for marijuana in 2015
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
A huge number of Americans are getting arrested for marijuana-related offenses. 643,000 people were arrested for marijuana in 2015, according to crime data released by the FBI on Monday. That amounts to one person arrested for marijuana every 49... Read more
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Connecticut Post
One person was arrested every 49 seconds for marijuana in 2015A huge number of Americans are getting arrested for marijuana-related offenses.
One person was arrested every 49 seconds for marijuana in 2015
Connecticut Post / Posted an hour ago
A huge number of Americans are getting arrested for marijuana-related offenses. 643,000 people were arrested for marijuana in 2015, according to crime data released by the FBI on Monday. That amounts to one person arrested for marijuana every 49... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
One person was arrested every 49 seconds for marijuana in 2015A huge number of Americans are getting arrested for marijuana-related offenses.
One person was arrested every 49 seconds for marijuana in 2015
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
A huge number of Americans are getting arrested for marijuana-related offenses. 643,000 people were arrested for marijuana in 2015, according to crime data released by the FBI on Monday. That amounts to one person arrested for marijuana every 49... Read more
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Slate
The Media Either Downplayed or Overplayed the Murder Spike. Here’s a More Honest Reading.Murder, theft, and other wickedness. Should the Media Downplay the New Murder
The Media Either Downplayed or Overplayed the Murder Spike. Here’s a More Honest Reading.
Slate / Posted 2 hours ago
Murder, theft, and other wickedness. Should the Media Downplay the New Murder Spike?Depending on your politics, the FBI’s new stats can look scary or meaningless. Here’s a more honest reading. On Monday, the FBI released crime statistics for 2015.... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
FBI report: Kansas City one of 7 cities responsible for national rise in violent crimeThe rise of violent crime in Kansas City is getting national attention. Kansas
FBI report: Kansas City one of 7 cities responsible for national rise in violent crime
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 3 hours ago
The rise of violent crime in Kansas City is getting national attention. Kansas City was one of seven cities singled out in the FBI's report on crime statistics. For cities with at least 400,000 residents, Kansas City's murder rate was the fifth... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Violent crime is rising in California, but its still lowViolent crimes increased in California and across the nation in the past year,
Violent crime is rising in California, but its still low
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 hours ago
Violent crimes increased in California and across the nation in the past year, according to FBI data released Monday. But the number of murders and assaults, among other violence, still remains well below historic peaks. Still, murder increased... Read more
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The Hill
Nuances of crime stats lost in 2016 presidential debateThe rate of violent crime in the United States rose markedly in 2015, though th
Nuances of crime stats lost in 2016 presidential debate
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
The rate of violent crime in the United States rose markedly in 2015, though the increase masks a decades-long trend of declining crime rates during both Democratic and Republican presidential administrations. ADVERTISEMENT Data released by the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Factcheck.org: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Factcheck.org: The first presidential debate
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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NBC News
Analysis: America in shambles? Trump paints dim picture of countryDid Donald Trump convince Americans on Monday night that their country is in de
Analysis: America in shambles? Trump paints dim picture of country
NBC News / Posted 6 hours ago
Did Donald Trump convince Americans on Monday night that their country is in deep trouble? Even in a lackluster debate performance, Trump was able to repeat his core campaign themes: America is in shambles, Hillary Clinton is part of the leadership... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Valley residents can sign up for TSA program at LVIA to bypass security linesFor the first time, LVIA is offering a TSA Precheck program that allows qualifi
Lehigh Valley residents can sign up for TSA program at LVIA to bypass security lines
The Morning Call / Posted 6 hours ago
For the first time, LVIA is offering a TSA Precheck program that allows qualified fliers to bypass the main checkpoint line and avoid the security striptease some people are put through as they pass through airport security. The TSA planned to have... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Fact check: The first presidential debateHillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at
Fact check: The first presidential debate
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on Sept. 26, 2016. (Photo: Joe Raedle, AP) By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Robert Farley, D'Angelo Gore, Vanessa Schipani, Lori... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Debate fact check: Here's that long list of fibs and falsehoodsThe first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hil
Debate fact check: Here's that long list of fibs and falsehoods
The Arizona Republic / Posted 6 hours ago
The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed. LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat... Read more
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NBC Washington
Jaffe: Why Is it So Easy to Kill in DC and Walk Away?Harry Jaffe, a longtime chronicler of the people and politics of Washington, D.
Jaffe: Why Is it So Easy to Kill in DC and Walk Away?
NBC Washington / Posted 7 hours ago
Harry Jaffe, a longtime chronicler of the people and politics of Washington, D.C., writes an occasional column for NBC Washington's First Read DMV blog. Mayor Muriel Bowser's old neighborhood was strung with yellow police tape Sunday night. If she... Read more
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FOX News
Hillary Wins Round One But Trump Is Far From DoneOn the roster: Hillary wins round one but Trump is far from done - The reviews
Hillary Wins Round One But Trump Is Far From Done
FOX News / Posted 7 hours ago
On the roster: Hillary wins round one but Trump is far from done - The reviews are in - Early ratings suggest record viewership - Audible: ‘When they go low, we go high’ - How do you like me now? HILLARY WINS ROUND ONE BUT TRUMP IS FAR FROM... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 7 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 7 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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11 News Houston
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
11 News Houston / Posted 7 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 7 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 7 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 7 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015It depends on where you live. A report issued Monday by the FBI says the numbe
FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 hours ago
It depends on where you live. A report issued Monday by the FBI says the number of murders rose by more than 10 percent in 2015 from the previous year, while violent crime overall was up nearly 4 percent. Experts say the increase is driven by a... Read more
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Market Watch
Needed: neighborhood heliports for drone deliveries?For Anna Stolley Persky, a mother of three in Fairfax, Va., at-home delivery fo
Needed: neighborhood heliports for drone deliveries?
Market Watch / Posted 8 hours ago
For Anna Stolley Persky, a mother of three in Fairfax, Va., at-home delivery for groceries and household goods is a gift from heaven. Persky, who works part-time from home as a freelance writer, gets a weekly delivery from Amazon AMZN, +2.05% from... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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First Coast News
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
First Coast News / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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The Columbian
Grant County sheriff invokes the Fifth when questioned about public recordsJOHN DAY — Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer invoked his right against self-inc
Grant County sheriff invokes the Fifth when questioned about public records
The Columbian / Posted 8 hours ago
JOHN DAY — Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer invoked his right against self-incrimination 51 times while being questioned under oath about his handling of government records. Palmer wouldn’t answer questions about deleting emails dealing with public... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Fact check: The first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Fact check: The first presidential debate
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Fact check: The first presidential debateHillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at
Fact check: The first presidential debate
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on Sept. 26, 2016. (Photo: Joe Raedle, AP) By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Robert Farley, D'Angelo Gore, Vanessa Schipani, Lori... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
September 262010: Actress Gloria Stuart, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role in
September 26
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 9 hours ago
2010: Actress Gloria Stuart, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role in "Titanic," dies of respiratory failure at age 100 in Los Angeles, California. Her career in Hollywood spanned from the 1930s until 2004, with a long break in the middle.... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Fact check: The first presidential debateHillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at
Fact check: The first presidential debate
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 9 hours ago
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on Sept. 26, 2016. (Photo: Joe Raedle, AP) By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Robert Farley, D'Angelo Gore, Vanessa Schipani, Lori... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Fact check: The first presidential debateHillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at
Fact check: The first presidential debate
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 hours ago
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., on Sept. 26, 2016. (Photo: Joe Raedle, AP) By Eugene Kiely, Brooks Jackson, Robert Farley, D'Angelo Gore, Vanessa Schipani, Lori... Read more
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The Mercury News
Violent crime rises in California, U.S. – but is still low compared to pastViolent crimes increased in California and across the nation in the last year b
Violent crime rises in California, U.S. – but is still low compared to past
The Mercury News / Posted 10 hours ago
Violent crimes increased in California and across the nation in the last year but continue to remain well below historic peaks, according to FBI data released Monday. Murder increased nearly 11 percent nationwide. In California, it was 9.5 percent,... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Fact-checking the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate By Glenn Kessler and Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post Republican pre
Fact-checking the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate
Lowell Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
By Glenn Kessler and Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Washington Post Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shake hands after the... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Grant County sheriff invokes the Fifth when questioned about public recordsJOHN DAY – Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer invoked his right against self-inc
Grant County sheriff invokes the Fifth when questioned about public records
OregonLive.com / Posted 13 hours ago
JOHN DAY – Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer invoked his right against self-incrimination 51 times while being questioned under oath about his handling of government records. Palmer wouldn't answer questions about deleting emails dealing with public... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fact check: The first presidential debateThe first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hil
Fact check: The first presidential debate
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed. LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat... Read more
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Daily Journal
Fact check: The first presidential debateThe first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hil
Fact check: The first presidential debate
Daily Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed. LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat... Read more
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Daily Record
Fact check: The first presidential debateThe first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hil
Fact check: The first presidential debate
Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed. LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Fact check: The first presidential debateThe first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hil
Fact check: The first presidential debate
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 hours ago
The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed. LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Fact check: The first presidential debateThe first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hil
Fact check: The first presidential debate
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed. LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat... Read more
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York Daily Record
Fact check: The first presidential debateThe first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hil
Fact check: The first presidential debate
York Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed. LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat... Read more
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USA Today
The first presidential debate got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage t
The first presidential debate
USA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
got heated pretty quickly as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton took the stage together for the first time. Here are the big moments you may have missed. LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — between Democrat... Read more
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Philly.com
Factchecking the first presidential debateLONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clin
Factchecking the first presidential debate
Philly.com / Posted 14 hours ago
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton wrongly said that the only tax returns that anyone has... Read more
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