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Trump calls first US debate moderator a Democrat; records show otherwise

The candidates have just a few days of preparation left, and to better facilitate that, the debate's moderator, NBC News' Lester Holt, has announced the topic areas that he will be covering over the course of the 90-minute tilt. "I don't think I'm looking to do that, Bill - I don't know what I'm going to do exactly", he said. Trump has said repeatedly the presidential debates will be stacked against him.


Pence defends Trump remark viewed by some as encouraging violence against Clinton

Pence defends Trump remark viewed by some as encouraging violence against Clinton

The campaign can't escape Trump's birtherism, and they have set the stage for Trump's history of racist treatment of nation's first African-American president to be an issue in the first presidential debate. The birther comments will feature prominently in the effort, he said. However, political polarization in the country would make it tight, he said. "This should not be a close election, but it will be", Obama said.



Hundreds of Immigrants Mistakenly Granted Citizenship

The logos of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security are seen on computer terminals in a training room of the Cyber Crimes Center of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Fairfax, Virginia. The inspector general report could further fuel warnings about immigration security. But prosecutors declined another 26 cases. Investigators past year identified another 953 cases that also appear suspicious.


More help requested to fight wildfire on Vandenberg Air Force Base

More help requested to fight wildfire on Vandenberg Air Force Base

The fire is zero percent contained. Almost 800 firefighters from state, federal and local agencies have been dispatched to battle the blaze, which is burning between Arguello and Santa Ynez Ridge roads. Seda said the base is concerned about two launch sites in the path of the flames - Slick-4, the SpaceX launch site, and Slick-3, where an Atlas launch scheduled Sunday was scrubbed because of the fire.



Two scavengers took second bomb out of suitcase in Chelsea

They reported the find to police. The New York Times , the Washington Post , CNN and the Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) had earlier reports on the search for Rahami. The device detonated as a police robot attempted to disarm it. "No Amtrak trains are operating on the Northeast Corridor between NY and Trenton, NJ for the time being." .


Green Day postpones 3 shows, cancels fourth

Green Day postpones 3 shows, cancels fourth

Louis, Chicago and Detroit. Fans requesting a refund can obtain one from the point of purchase. Green Day recently announced their North American headlining tour, but they have now postponed the first three dates-St. See the list of postponed and canceled shows below, and check out the full list of tour dates over at their website . The tour was just announced earlier this month and after just a couple of weeks the band has run into some misfortune.