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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, in Kinston, N.C. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump on People Magazine accuser: ‘Give me a break’

- The Washington Times

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump scoffed at the notion that a People Magazine reporter who accused him of unwanted advances a decade ago felt too intimidated to come forward at the time, saying she would have won a Pulitzer Prize if she had followed through with the story.

In this March 8, 2012, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama attend the 2012 International Women of Courage Awards at the State Department in Washington. Clinton and Obama are slated to campaign together for the first time at a rally in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Oct. 27, 2016. The event will bring together two women who are a study in contrasts. Clinton is perhaps one of the least traditional first ladies in modern history, while Obama has fully embraced tradition. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama: First ladies form political odd couple

- Associated Press

When Hillary Clinton secured her place in the history as the first woman to win a major-party nomination for president, Democratic politicians around Washington marked the historic moment with barrage of statements, formal endorsements and public cheers.

Incumbent congressional candidate Jason Chaffetz speaks during a debate for Utah's 3rd district of the United States Congress against Stephen Tryon, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 at Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. (Dominic Valente/Daily Herald via AP) **FILE**

Jason Chaffetz gets back on Trump Train

- The Washington Times

Less than three weeks after withdrawing his endorsement for he GOP presidential nominee, Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced Wednesday that he’s once again planning to vote for Donald Trump.

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Gregg Donovan, who calls himself the unofficial ambassador of Hollywood, places a sticker for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Trump's vandalized star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 in Los Angeles. Det. Meghan Aguilar said investigators were called to the scene before dawn Wednesday following reports that Trump's star was destroyed by blows from a hammer. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star

- Associated Press

Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said Thursday.

Members of the Lakota people, Timothy Swallow, right, his wife Karan, second from right, and their children Naimah, 8, and Tas, 6, sing the native spiritual song during a rally outside the US District Court in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers to protect their water and land from the Dakota Access Pipeline. A federal judge in Washington considered a request by the Standing Rock Sioux for a temporary injunction against an oil pipeline under construction near their reservation straddling the North Dakota-South Dakota border. The Sioux are challenging the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to grant permits for the $3.8 billion pipeline that is intended to carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Police in riot gear begin to remove oil pipeline protesters

- Associated Press

Armed law enforcement officers and soldiers, including some in riot gear, moved in on Thursday to remove Dakota Access pipeline protesters camped on private land in the path of the oil pipeline in North Dakota.