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Thai king death: Thousands queue to pay respects at palace
- October 23, 2016

His wife, Queen Sirikit, 84, has also been in poor health in recent years. Bangkok's Nana Plaza, a three-story complex of go-go bars filled with scantily-clad women that is popular with sex tourists, announced Friday it was closing to "pay respect and mourn the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej the Great". (more...)
Gov. Charlie Baker not planning to take part in early voting Gov. Charlie Baker not planning to take part in early voting
- October 23, 2016

Elsewhere in the state, thousands of others were also casting ballots early in what has become a hallmark of OH voting. It had been set for 10 days under a 2013 law, but grew by a week after a federal court struck down that law. Stanart says they're also keeping those polls open later each night until 6 p.m. during the first week of early voting. Similar orders were issued in Florida and Georgia as a result of the hurricane. (more...)
Early voting starts Wednesday in TN for the 'sake of convenience' Early voting starts Wednesday in TN for the 'sake of convenience'
- October 20, 2016

County officials say this has never happened before. To vote early, a person must appear in person at either the county election commission office or at a satellite voting location opened by the county election commission. "We talk about voter fraud. We don't know how they're voting". However it wasn't until 1978 when California became the first state to allow "no excuse absentee voting" that it became a common way to cast a ballot. (more...)
Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton policy breakdown
- October 20, 2016

The poll shows that Trump has only lost minimal ground to Clinton, compared to the last ABC/Washington Post poll which was taken on September 26, just days before the first presidential debate. On Friday, two women accused him of groping them just two days after several other women claimed they had been sexually assaulted by Trump . "I respect his decision", said Fischer on Nebraska radio a little over 48 hours later. (more...)
Ryan: Liberals favor a government-heavy agenda for elites Ryan: Liberals favor a government-heavy agenda for elites
- October 19, 2016

That means he can't afford to let the trickle of Republican lawmakers suggesting retaliation against him for dropping Trump grow much larger. This cage match between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, or in Ryan's thinly-veiled dismissal, "a personality contest" that has nothing to do with ideas or policy. (more...)
Vice presidential debate seen by 35.6 million viewers
- October 19, 2016

But during his rally Wednesday, Trump profusely praised Pence , saying he deserves credit for his choice of a running mate. 'Donald Trump and I believe that there will always be more that unite us than will ever divide us and it's that commitment to freedom. (more...)