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iStock/Thinkstock(BEACH HAVEN, N.J.) — A man was arrested on a Long Beach Island beach and charged with lewdness after reports he was wearing a plastic wrap bikini, according to Beach Haven Police.

Police said in a Facebook post Wednesday that 59-year-old Stephen Wojciehowski of Cedar Run, New Jersey, wore the “homemade, clear plastic wrap bikini, where his genitals were clearly exposed and observed by the public” for two days on the beach.

The beachgoer was arrested by police in Beach Haven on Monday and charged with lewdness.

Wojciehowski was released pending future court proceedings, according to police.

“The Beach Haven Police would like to thank the public for their assistance with this matter,” police said in the Facebook post.

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Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(STANFORD, Calif.) — California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law two bills inspired by the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, who was sentenced to six months in jail with probation for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on the college campus, Brown’s office announced Friday.

Turner was found guilty in March of three felony charges: assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated/unconscious person, penetration of an intoxicated person and penetration of an unconscious person. The assault — digital penetration — was stopped by two men who noticed that the victim wasn’t moving, authorities said. Turner fled, but the witnesses tackled him and held him until police arrived, according to the Santa Clara District Attorney’s Office.

Turner was sentenced June 2 to six months in Santa Clara County Jail by Judge Aaron Persky. Turner was facing up to 14 years, and prosecutors asked for six years, but the judge sentenced Turner to six months, as recommended by the probation department.

Turner, now 21, was released from jail after he served three months. Many inmates in California serve only half of their sentences for good behavior. Turner’s case and sentence sparked national attention and Persky was criticized for what many critics said was a too-lenient sentence. Turner must complete three years of probation and register as a sex offender.

One bill signed by Brown that was inspired by Turner’s case, AB 2888, aims to ensure that anyone in California convicted of sex assault can’t be sentenced to probation.

Evan Low, one of the assemblymembers who introduced the bill, said in a statement Friday: “This sends the strongest possible message that rape is rape and in California, if you do the crime, you’re going to do the time.”

“Judge Persky’s ruling was unjustifiable and morally wrong, however, under current state law it was within his discretion,” Low said. “While we can’t go back and change what happened, we have made sure it never happens again.”

The second bill signed by Brown, AB 701, aims to close a “loophole” in the California state penal code “that the Brock Turner case highlighted” by adding a section to the penal code that says “all forms of non-consensual sexual assault may be considered rape for purposes of the gravity of the offense and the support of survivors,” according to a statement from Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, one of the bill’s authors.

The previous law stated that “a defendant’s use of force triggers a mandatory prison sentence.” But “when a victim is unconscious or severely intoxicated, the victim is unable to resist, and the perpetrator does not have to use force,” lawmakers said in a previous joint statement about why it was necessary to close the loophole.

“Sexual penetration without consent is rape, Garcia said. “It is never invited, wanted or warranted. Rape is rape, period.”

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JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Commission on Presidential Debates admitted Friday that Republican nominee Donald Trump’s audio was not working properly during Monday’s night debate at Hofstra University.

“Regarding the first debate, there were issues regarding Donald Trump’s audio that affected the sound level in the debate hall,” according to a statement from the commission.

Janet Brown, executive director of the CPD, told ABC News that the audio issue did not impact the broadcast. The specific issues affecting Trump’s audio were not clear.

The CPD said it will not replace the microphones in the remaining two presidential debates or the upcoming vice presidential debate, which will be held next Tuesday in Virginia.

Trump has openly complained about his faulty mic following the presidential debate.

“No sniffles. No. You know, the mic was very bad, but maybe it was good enough to hear breathing, but there was no sniffles. I don’t have — I have no allergy,” Trump said Tuesday morning on Fox News.

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ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NOVI, Mich.) — Donald Trump repeated his call Friday night for his supporters to not just vote for him on Election Day, but to watch out for any efforts to rig the results on November 8.

At the same time, Trump also issued a demand to President Obama that should Hillary Clinton ever face criminal charges under his watch, not to pardon the Democratic nominee.

“And here’s a demand I’m making today to President Obama,” Trump told the crowd in Novi, Michigan. “Mr. President, will you pledge not to issue a pardon to Hillary Clinton and her co-conspirators for her many crimes against our country and against society itself.

“Will you make that pledge? No one is above the law,” Trump said Friday night.

Over the summer, the FBI recommended no criminal charges for the former secretary of state and the Justice Department said it would not move forward with any case at this time.

Towards the end of his remarks, Trump also repeated his demand to watch out for rigging at voting booths.

“Make sure everything is on the up and up,” the Republican nominee said. “So go to your place and vote. And go pick some other place and go sit there with your friends and make sure it’s on the up and up. Because you know what, that’s a big, big problem in this country and nobody wants to talk about it.”

Earlier in the day, the Commission on Presidential Debates issued a statement admitting there had been some audio issues Monday night that affect the volume of Trump’s microphone inside the debate hall at Hofstra University during the first Presidential Debate.

“It was just announced by the commission that holds the debate that Donald Trump’s microphone was defective as I’ve been saying,” said Trump. “I mean, working that microphone was a hell of a lot more difficult than working crooked Hillary Clinton, that I can tell you.”

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Mitchell Leff/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) The No. 1 overall draft pick has fractured a bone in his foot.

Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons rolled his ankle during the final scrimmage of training camp and suffered a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone of his right foot, according to the team.

It was not immediately clear if Simmons would undergo surgery. The team said, “Further medical evaluation and treatment options are being considered at this time and additional updates will be provided when appropriate.”

Simmons was set to start for the Sixers Tuesday in their preseason opener against the Boston Celtics. Originally from Australia, he was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft.

Philadelphia finished last season with 10-72.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — With 39 days left until voters head to the polls, Donald Trump’s eldest daughter, Ivanka, is now headlining a television ad on behalf of her father’s campaign. According to the campaign, the ad will begin airing in the coming days nationwide on cable and in key battleground states targeting women voters.

“The most important job any women can have is being a mother,” Ivanka Trump says in the spot.

She also discusses her father’s proposals for working families and childcare tax deductions. “This will allow women to support their families and further their careers,” she says.

Just a few weeks ago, Ivanka hit the trail with her father as he released his plan for childcare for working families.

“As I have traveled around the country with my father, stories about the hardships caused by our existing child care system —- one that is too expensive, too outdated and too inaccessible — come up time and time again,” Trump’s daughter said during her remarks in Aston, Pennsylvania.

During the primaries, Ivanka Trump hosted YouTube videos targeted to early voting states with directions on how and where to vote. The campaign says Ivanka Trump will increase her trips on the trail in the coming weeks.

Trump’s three eldest children — Donald Jr, Ivanka and Eric — have been on the campaign trail dividing themselves among battleground states hosting both small events and fundraisers on their father’s behalf.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you and your partner are thinking about getting pregnant, there’s a new warning to keep in mind as the Zika virus continues to spread.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its guidelines for men who traveled to an area affected by Zika or who have symptoms. Previously, men without symptoms were warned by health officials to wait eight weeks before attempting to conceive with their partner, and men with symptoms were told to wait six months.

Now the CDC says all men with possible Zika exposure, regardless of whether they have symptoms, should wait six months before attempting to have a baby, according to the CDC.

The Zika virus can cause birth defects, including microcephaly, a disease characterized by an abnormally small brain and head.

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Rakeyia Scott(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — The Charlotte Police Department has announced it will release the full video of the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott — an incident that sparked a wave of violent protests.

The full dashboard and body camera videos will be released after Scott’s family reviews them next week, the CPD announced on Twitter.

CMPD will release the remaining portions of unreleased dash and body cam next week after Mr. Scott’s family reviews video pic.twitter.com/4G9t6ZE8km

— CMPD News (@CMPD) September 30, 2016

On Thursday, audio was released from police radio and a 911 call placed after Scott was shot. Portions of the dashboard and body cameras were released over the weekend, and a cellphone video taken by Scott’s wife, Rakeyia Scott, were released last week.

Scott, 43, was shot by a Charlotte police officer on Sept. 20 and later died, prompting violent protests to erupt in downtown Charlotte in the days following his death. Police said they saw Scott exit his car with a firearm, and a handgun was found on the scene in “close proximity” to Scott’s body.

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iStock/Thinkstock(ALTOONA, Pa.) — It’s the Deli at Mansion Park’s first stab at a kids’ menu, and they nailed it.

The Altoona, Pennsylvania, establishment has already seen an uptick in business, manager Brian Stroh told ABC News.

“As a single dad, I go out with my daughter fairly often and I remember what it was like,” he said.

He’s getting a kick out of the online comments since the photo, posted on Babble, among others, has gone viral. [Editor’s note: The Walt Disney Company is the parent company of both Babble and ABC News.]

“It seems like every parent feel like this was written about their kid,” Stroh said.

“You always hear the arguments between parents and kids, ‘Do you want this, do you want that,’ so we just decided to make it funny,” he added.

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ABC News(WASHINGTON) — With several vulnerable Republican seats up for grabs in the U.S. Senate in the 2016 election, the two major parties are locked in a tight battle for control of Congress’ upper chamber this November.

ABC News ratings show control of the Senate will be a close contest in November: Republicans will likely finish with at lease 49 seats and Democrats, likely 47 seats — with the four remaining seats rated as pure toss-ups that could go either direction.

Many of the seats the GOP won during the 2010 Tea Party wave are now up for re-election, so holding onto its 54-seat Republican majority was always going to be a tall order for the GOP.

But with competitive seats in battleground states like Florida and Ohio leaning red and seats in states like Pennsylvania and New Hampshire remaining tight, control of the chamber is very much in question headed into the final weeks of the campaign.

Only one-third of the seats in the Senate come up for election every two years, so 30 Republican seats and 36 Democratic seats are safe from re-election in 2016.

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Fourteen seats are rated Solid Republican vs. nine seats that are Solid Democratic. Another five seats are Lean Republican, two seats are Lean Democratic and four are pure toss-ups.

Solid Republican
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Utah.

Leans Republican
Arizona, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio.

Indiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania.

Leans Democratic Illinois, Wisconsin.

Solid Democratic California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington.

U.S. House of Representatives

The race for control of the House of Representatives is less competitive as Republicans currently hold a 30-seat advantage, 246-186 with three vacancies, likely enough to hold onto the chamber into 2017 and shape legislative action regardless of the fate of the U.S. Senate or the White House.

ABC News gives an advantage to Democrats in seven seats currently held by Republicans and rates 16 additional races as a tossup. Even if Democrats were to sweep those races and protect the one Democratic seat that is rated as turning red, the party would still trail the GOP by seven seats.

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206 seats are rated Solid Republican vs. 178 seats that are Solid Democratic. Another 22 seats are Lean Republican, 13 seats are Lean Democratic and 16 are pure toss-ups.

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