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Top Prosecutor in Pennsylvania Convicted of Perjury

Unlike other legislators, Mahoney had sympathy for Kane, saying she was not a traditional politician when she became attorney general and did not understand how vicious Harrisburg can be at times. After Kane's conviction Monday, Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason said it was "a bad day for the Commonwealth". However, the trial judge did not let her lawyers wade into that argument.

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Bruins Reportedly Among Teams Meeting With Free Agent Jimmy Vesey

But the Rangers and Devils, too, have also been speculated as teams that could land Vesey, who comes with an NHL-ready body and game. The Trib's Jonathan Bombulie reports that the Pittsburgh Penguins want to get in that hunt as well . Right now San Jose has under a million dollars available, though I anticipate the Sharks are looking to move somebody even if they don't make another acquisition.

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Clinton leads by 6 points in latest polls

And third, I thought Clinton could be expected to at least match Barack Obama's performance in 2012, when he captured 41 percent of the vote in Texas . Speaking at a voter registration event in West Philadelphia, Clinton said that she doesn't want anyone "on the sidelines come November". But while Clinton may remain unable to shake negative perceptions of her character among rank and file Democrats and ordinary Americans, she is still the prohibitive favorite among at least one ...

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Three Zika Cases Have Been Confirmed In Pregnant Illinois Women

The type of mosquitoes that can carry the virus have been found in 12 California counties , but health officials say there is no evidence at this time Zika has been transmitted via mosquito in the state. It is believed to cause microcephaly, or abnormally small heads and severe developmental problems, in babies whose mothers are infected with the disease.

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Trump makes pitch to black voters: Dems take you for granted

While national polls show Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with a widening lead over Republican challenger Donald Trump, the GOP enjoys a healthy lead among one particular group: military families. Among Indiana voters likely to cast ballots in November's presidential election, 47 percent now support Trump, 36 percent back Clinton, 10 percent intend to vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson , and 5 percent are undecided.

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Democrats have 'failed and betrayed' African-Americans

Trump said it is time to give Democrats some competition for these votes and it's time to rebuild the inner cities of American and to reject the failed leadership of a rigged political system. Demonstrations on Saturday turned violent, when cars and businesses were set ablaze and gunfire ripped through the area of protests. Trump held a brief meeting in the city with veterans and law enforcement, including Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke and Inspector Edward Bailey.