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Mizzou Fraternity Suspended After Slurs Reported

The national office of Delta Upsilon Fraternity has placed the Mizzou chapter on "emergency suspension". Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on October 11, at 1:30 p.m. "To say that we are disgusted is beyond an understatement", the legion said in the statement . "But it is not the end of us going forward", he said.

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Trump responds to attacks from former Miss Universe: 'I saved her job'

Her name is Alicia Machado. Aside from saying that Trump made the girls feel bad about their bodies, Seal said she found him "controlling". Now the former beauty queen has become a part of the USA presidential campaign after her experience with Donald Trump was brought up in Monday's presidential debate.

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Congress clears stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

While some Republicans oppose the amendment, Michigan Rep. John Moolenaar, a co-sponsor, expects it to be adopted. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said that he is "hopeful that we will soon reach an agreement with our Democratic colleagues to move forward" on the stopgap spending bill measure and Zika aid.

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Crews battle fire in Santa Cruz Mountains

Cal Fire said that 300 structures were threatened. As of about 3:15 p.m., there were no reported injuries, according to Cal Fire. The fire could be seen as far away as San Jose and Monterey. Evacuations have been issued for Loma Prieta Ridgeline, Casa Loma Road, Prieta Road and Summit Road to Uvas Canyon Park. A "Reverse 911" - automated phone alerts for homes - was also deployed to warn area residents, and Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies were going door to door calling out ...

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Hillary Clinton Was Well-Heeled for the First Presidential Debate

During the political showdown at Hofstra University, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton said "there is something" Trump "is hiding" in his tax returns, which is why he refuses to release them publicly - a tradition that every major-party presidential candidate has followed for 40 years.

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Obama faces prospect of first veto override on September 11 Saudi bill

The law would allow private litigation in USA courts "based on allegations" against foreign governments that are not designated as state sponsors of terrorism and have not taken direct actions against the U.S. Obama expressed "deep sympathy" for the families of 9/11 victims and a "deep appreciation" for their desire to pursue justice. It's unclear how soon an override vote might come.