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SWITZERLAND: Police Blamed For Being Unaware After 5000 Extremists Attend Neo-Nazi Concert

The Local reports: Police in the canton of St Gallen are under fire for allowing a music festival for right-wing extremists to take place on Saturday night. More than 5,000 people turned out to the festival in the usually tranquil commune of Unterwasser in eastern Switzerland for what is thought to be the largest ever gathering of the extreme right ...

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Hundreds March Past Gay Man’s House After He Pens “Humorous” Letter Criticizing Yoga Pants [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Hundreds of women, girls and other supporters proudly donned their yoga pants Sunday as they peacefully paraded around the Rhode Island neighborhood of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous. Alan Sorrentino said the response to his letter to the editor, printed in The Barrington Times on Wednesday, has been “vicious” and that ...

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Famed Liberal Activist Tom Hayden Dies At 76

The Chicago Tribune reports: Tom Hayden, the preeminent 1960s radical who roused a generation of alienated young Americans, became a symbol of militancy by leading riotous protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and added Hollywood glamour to his mystique with an activist partnership and marriage to film star Jane Fonda, died Oct. 23 in Santa Monica, Calif. He was ...

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Curt Schilling Joins Breitbart

New York Magazine reports: With it looking increasingly unlikely Donald Trump will be heading to the White House, the prospect that he will partner with his campaign CEO, Breitbart executive chair Steve Bannon, to launch a Trump TV network seems more and more probable. In the meantime, the right-wing website is staffing up with potential on-air talent. On Monday, Breitbart ...

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Jan Brewer: Donald Trump Has Been “Waterboarded” By All These Accusations Of Sexual Assault [VIDEO]

Via the Daily Beast: Former Arizona Gov. and Donald Trump supporter Jan Brewer defended the Republican nominee for threatening to sue the women accusing him of sexual assault. And she did so with some unfortunate imagery. “He’s been waterboarded by these issues,” Brewer said on CNN’s State of the Union, prompting uncomfortable laughter from her fellow panelists. “It seems like ...

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Karl Rove Does The Math: Trump Can’t Win [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: “He has 186 electoral votes in states that he either leads outside of the margin of error or is thought comfortably put away. That compares to Romney’s 206. That’s Romney’s states minus Arizona and North Carolina, where he’s behind, plus Iowa, where he’s ahead. There’s only one other — he’s ahead in Ohio by less ...

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TEXAS: Trump +3, Hillary Within Margin Of Error

CBS News reports: Hillary Clinton holds a three-point lead over Donald Trump in Florida, while in Texas – a state that has voted Republican by wide margins in recent years – Trump leads by a mere three points. The poll numbers show voters’ frustration about the dialogue in the race – and what may amount to a wasted opportunity for ...

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Reince Priebus: Trump Is Going To Win [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says he expects Trump will win the election. He’s pushing back on criticism of Trump for saying he might not accept the election’s results. Priebus says Trump is referring to narrow scenarios in which only a few hundred votes separate the candidates. Priebus also tells CBS’ “Face the Nation” ...

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Hillary +12 In New National ABC News Poll

ABC News reports: Hillary Clinton has vaulted to a double-digit advantage in the inaugural ABC News 2016 election tracking poll, boosted by broad disapproval of Donald Trump on two controversial issues: His treatment of women and his reluctance to endorse the election’s legitimacy. Likely voters by a vast 69-24 percent disapprove of Trump’s response to questions about his treatment of ...

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Your DVR Might Have Helped In Yesterday’s Hack

From cyber security expert Brian Krebs: A massive and sustained Internet attack that has caused outages and network congestion for a large number of Web sites was launched with the help of hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, such as CCTV video cameras and digital video recorders, new data suggests. That’s because while many of these devices allow users to ...

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REUTERS: Hillary Will Win With 326 Electoral Votes

Reuters reports: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton maintained her commanding lead in the race to win the Electoral College and claim the U.S. presidency, according to the latest States of the Nation project results released on Saturday. In the last week, there has been little movement. Clinton leads Donald Trump in most of the states that Trump would need should he ...

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INSIDER: I Told Christie About Bridgegate Plot

Reuters reports: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was told about the lane closures that led to the “Bridgegate” scandal a month before they occurred, a former aide testified on Friday, contradicting Christie’s statements that he only learned about them afterward. Bridget Kelly, the governor’s former deputy chief of staff, told jurors in federal court in Newark that she discussed the ...

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Russia Formally Seeks To “Monitor” US Polling Stations

USA Today reports: In an apparent move to embarrass the United States over Donald Trump’s claims of a “rigged” presidential election, Russia sought to send monitors to U.S. polling stations for the Nov. 8 vote, Russian media revealed Thursday. The bid was sharply rebuffed by the State Department, and one state election official threatened criminal action if Russian monitors showed ...

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Hackers Take Down Major DNS Host

At this writing many major sites are unreachable in much of the eastern United States. Gizmodo has the story: Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, and a huge swath of other websites were down or screwed up this morning. This was happening as hackers unleashed a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the servers of Dyn, a major DNS host. ...

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POLL: 24% Of Trump Backers Say Challenge Results

Politico reports: An overwhelming majority of voters — 68 percent — think the loser of the 2016 presidential election should accept the results of the race, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll conducted after the final presidential debate. Just 14 percent of voters said they thought the loser should challenge the results, as Donald Trump continues to decline to ...

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Trump Gets Booed At Catholic Gala [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Donald Trump was booed Thursday night at the annual Alfred E. Smith Dinner after delivering a series of jabs at his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton, including trying to riff on a controversial remark he made at the latest presidential debate about her being a “nasty woman.” Clinton also didn’t play nice, however her jokes appeared to be ...

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Today’s New York Daily News

From the editorial board of the New York Daily News: When deliberating over a presidential endorsement, the Daily News Editorial Board strives to identify the person who offers the greatest promise to brighten the futures of Americans and to safeguard the national security. Never have we questioned a candidate’s fitness to serve. Then came Donald Trump — liar, thief, bully, ...

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake: It’s Time For The Senate To Finally Consider Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

Politico reports: Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake has maintained for months that Republicans should take up Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court nomination if it looks like the presidential contest is a lost cause for the GOP. It’s looking about that time, Flake said in an interview on Thursday. “I said if we were in a position like we were in in ...

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McCain Rebukes Trump: Conceding An Election Isn’t Just An Act Of Graciousness, It’s The American Way

From the statement issued today by Sen. John McCain: “All Arizonans and all Americans should be confident in the integrity of our elections. Free and fair elections and the peaceful transfer of power are the pride of our country, and the envy of much of the world because they are the means to protecting our most cherished values, the right ...

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Stephen Colbert Goes Off On Donald Trump: He’s Just Gonna Wipe His Fat Ass On The Constitution [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone recaps:  Stephen Colbert gave his take on the last Presidential debate during an extended live monologue on The Late Show on Wednesday. He rebuked Donald Trump for refusing to say whether he would accept the results of the upcoming election. “Democracy’s gonna end with a cliffhanger,” Colbert joked. “I guess we’re all gonna have to wait until November ...

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