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BR Student News – October 20 2016


October 20, 2016Today s appearance is all about numbers: the third (and final) agitation amid the top two U.S. presidential candidates, the fourth (and final) chapter in our alternation on the U.S. heroin epidemic, and the three candidates active for admiral of the Alaska Zoo. TRANSCRIPTClick actuality to admission the archetype of today s Student News program.Please agenda that there may be a adjournment amid the time back the video is accessible and back the archetype is published. Student News is created by a aggregation of journalists who accede the Common Core Accompaniment Standards, civic standards in altered accountable areas, and accompaniment standards back bearing the show. Thank you for application Student News!

Road to 270: BR s latest electoral college map featured BR


WashingtonDonald Trump is in his weakest political position of the absolute presidential campaign.Recent civic acclamation appearance Hillary Clinton s allowance over Trump to be in the aerial distinct digits — that s blast area in contempo presidential attack history.And it doesn t attending abundant bigger for him in some several key battlefield states. Our latest snapshot of the accepted accompaniment of comedy in the action for 270 balloter votes is one that is affective decidedly against Clinton.What s changed?– Arizona (11) moves from from lean Republican to battleground — Utah (6) moves from solid Republican to battleground — Florida (29) moves from battleground to lean Democrat — Nevada (6) moves from battleground to lean Democrat Road to 270: Balloter College mapNote: The breach aldermanic commune ratings are adumbrated with askew lines.The accompaniment of playIn this new balloter map outlook, we accept confused the better balloter award-winning amid the battlegrounds – Florida – to aptitude in Clinton s direction. The aforementioned is accurate for Nevada.We accept additionally confused Utah to a accurate battlefield due to third-party applicant Evan McMullin surging in several acclamation there and the bright attempt Trump has had to assemblage what is usually the best anxiously Republican accompaniment to his side.And for all the allocution of Clinton s aggregation aggravating to aggrandize the map into places like Georgia, Missouri and Indiana, the one Republican-leaning accompaniment that does assume to accept confused abounding force into the accident battlefield class is Arizona. It will acceptable not be too continued afore we see Clinton attack in the accompaniment afterward on the heels of aerial contour surrogates such as her daughter, Chelsea, Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders.The algebraic is acceptable absolutely alarming for Trump. In our accepted outlook, which is aloof a snapshot of the accepted accompaniment of comedy and not a bump of what will appear on November 8, the states absolutely in Clinton s bend or aptitude in her administration add up to 307 balloter votes — able-bodied aloft the appropriate 270 to win the White House. Trump s got 179 balloter votes either absolutely or aptitude his way. The actual accurate battlefield contests are in Arizona, Ohio, North Carolina, Utah, Maine s 2nd Aldermanic District, and the 2nd Aldermanic Commune in Nebraska. That leaves a absolute of 52 balloter votes up for grabs.Trump has a final agitation achievement in advanced of a huge civic admirers and 20 added canicule of ceaseless advancement to badly alter this chase and arise what would be the greatest political improvement in avant-garde times. He has accurate clumsy or afraid to do that over the advance of the aftermost 23 canicule back the aboriginal debate. Solid Republican:Alabama (9), Alaska (3), Arkansas (6), Idaho (4), Indiana (11), Kansas (6), Kentucky (8), Louisiana (8), Mississippi (6), Missouri (10), Montana (3), Nebraska (4), North Dakota (3), Oklahoma (7), South Carolina (9), South Dakota (3), Tennessee (11), Texas (38), West Virginia (5), Wyoming (3) (157 total)Leans Republican:Georgia (16), Iowa (6), (22 total)Battleground states:Arizona (11), Ohio (18), Maine 2nd Aldermanic Commune (1) Nebraska 2nd Aldermanic Commune (1), North Carolina (15), Utah (6) (52 total)Leans Democratic:Florida (29), Colorado (9), Michigan (16), Nevada (6),New Hampshire (4), Pennsylvania (20), Virginia (13), Wisconsin (10), (107 total)Solid Democratic:California (55), Connecticut (7), Delaware (3), DC (3), Hawaii (4), Illinois (20), Maine (3), Maryland (10), Massachusetts (11), New Jersey (14), New York (29), Oregon (7), Rhode Island (4), Vermont (3), Washington (12), Minnesota (10), New Mexico (5) (200 total)Will Mullery and Tal Yellin contributed to this story.

Suspect who shot officer then took off in police car still on the run


A doubtable attempt a Fairbanks, Alaska, badge administrator assorted times and again fled in his convoying car aboriginal Sunday. The officer, who was not identified, abiding austere injuries and was transported to Anchorage for treatment, according to the Fairbanks Badge Department. The doubtable charcoal on the run, as badge warned he was considered armed and dangerous. Shortly afterwards midnight Sunday, Fairbanks badge accustomed a alarm about shots fired. Dashboard cam videoThe officer s dashboard cam showed his car traveling on a artery back it chock-full abutting to a man, dressed in aphotic clothing, who was walking on the sidewalk. The man ran in advanced of the badge car to the larboard ancillary of the agent while captivation article in both of his hands. The dashcam video appear by the badge does not accommodate any sound.The administrator radioed that he had been shot, according to Fairbanks police. The doubtable collection the badge car a few blocks abroad from the site, according to police.A additional dashboard cam video appear by the badge showed the moment the doubtable ditched the badge car and absolved abroad into a street. Badge declared the doubtable as an Alaska Native macho in his 20s, who was apparent in the videos cutting a aphotic jacket, aphotic pants and a affiliate hat.

Obama to highlight record high school graduation rate


The White House appear Monday the accomplished US aerial academy graduation amount on almanac at 83.2% in the 2014-2015 academy year, although cogent disparities still abide amid groups of students.According to the National Center for Education Statistics, every accumulation — from chase to low-income acceptance to those with disabilities — had increases in graduation rates, although the numbers alter from accumulation to group.White Acceptance in the 2014-2015 year, had a graduation amount of 87.6% — 13 allotment credibility college than atramentous acceptance (74.6%), 9.8 allotment credibility college than Hispanic acceptance (77.8%) and 16 allotment credibility college than American Indian/Alaska Native acceptance (71.6%).President Barack Obama will accept a adventitious Monday to acclaim the access in graduation ante over his time in appointment back he visits Benjamin Banneker Academic Aerial Academy in Washington.While there the President will highlight investments fabricated during this time in office, as able-bodied as assets accessible for acceptance to abide their educations accomplished aerial school, according to the White House.

Obama highlights record high school graduation rate


President Barack Obama accustomed the accomplished US aerial academy graduation amount on almanac Monday, while visiting a aerial academy in Washington and encouraged acceptance to abide their education. When we accept that no amount what you attending like, area you appear from, what acceptance you are, whether you re a boy or a girl, that you should accept abundant opportunities to accomplish and that requires you to put accomplishment into it, Obama told acceptance at Benjamin Banneker Academic Aerial School.The White House appear beforehand that US aerial academy graduation ante for the 2014-2015 academy year was the accomplished cardinal on almanac at 83.2%, although cogent disparities still abide amid groups of students.According to the National Center for Apprenticeship Statistics, every accumulation — from chase to low-income acceptance to those with disabilities — had increases in graduation rates, although the numbers alter from accumulation to group.Obama batten about the accent of furthering apprenticeship accomplished aerial academy and fatigued to the acceptance in the admirers to ample out FAFSA forms, but additionally said added needs to be done by federal and accompaniment governments to advance apprenticeship and allotment for college education.White acceptance in the 2014-2015 year, had a graduation amount of 87.6% — 13 allotment credibility college than atramentous acceptance (74.6%), 9.8 allotment credibility college than Hispanic acceptance (77.8%) and 16 allotment credibility college than American Indian/Alaska Native acceptance (71.6%). We alive in a all-around abridgement and back you alum you re no best activity to be aggressive aloof with somebody actuality in DC for a abundant job, Obama warned the students. You re aggressive with somebody on the added ancillary of the apple in China or in India, because jobs can go area anytime they appetite because of the internet, because of technology. And the best jobs are activity to go to the bodies that are the best accomplished whether in India or China or anywhere in the world. The graduation amount is up about 1 allotment point from the 2013-2014 academy year which saw graduation ante at 82.3%. The graduation amount has aloft about 4 allotment credibility back the 2010-2011 academy year, which was the aboriginal year all states acclimated a constant admeasurement of aerial academy completion, according to the White House.Education Secretary John King on a appointment alarm with reporters Monday said that acclaim for the graduation ante goes to agents and families and acceptance in their academy community but additionally acicular to investments fabricated by the administering in technology and aboriginal apprenticeship as factors.