• Michael Flynn calls for Hillary Clinton to quit race, go to prison
Michael Flynn calls for Hillary Clinton to quit race, go to prison

What's more, only 38 percent of Republican-leaning voters who supported candidates other than Trump say his Veep pick is important, while only 31 percent of Democratic-leaning voters who supported Sen. The former secretary of state also said she planned to "fix the crisis of mass incarceration", address the school-to-prison pipeline, and commit...

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  • 'Please don't let hate infect your heart': Slain Baton Rouge police officer
'Please don't let hate infect your heart': Slain Baton Rouge police officer

The man describes himself as a "freedom strategist, mental game coach, nutritionist, author and spiritual advisor". Somehow this post received two "likes" on Facebook . Long had been eyeing locations to specifically injure police officers and completely dismissed civilians passing by, Edmonson said, citing surveillance footage.

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  • Effort to thwart Donald Trump's Republican National Convention foes suffers initial setback
Effort to thwart Donald Trump's Republican National Convention foes suffers initial setback

Of course this election cycle has landed us in the curious position of having endorsed the candidate who wound up winning the " Republican " nomination - even if our support for him was originally motivated by his contempt for the party establishment.

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  • Republican National Convention 2016: Rudy Giuliani, former NYC mayor, gives enthusiastic speech
Republican National Convention 2016: Rudy Giuliani, former NYC mayor, gives enthusiastic speech

Without providing any details except that he was breaking a promise he made to Trump, Giuliani said Trump has provided anonymous assistance "every time New York City suffered a tragedy". Would you?" he said. He said that Trump is a good man, who he's known personally as a friend for 30 years, who would make a great president. Channeling his inner...

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  • First ever female-to-male sexual Zika transmission reported in NYC
First ever female-to-male sexual Zika transmission reported in NYC

For those who do, the illness is usually mild with symptoms including fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes lasting from several days to a week. Zika still poses the greatest risk to pregnant women. Because the man appeared to have no other opportunity to acquire the infection , Alexander and colleagues concluded that it must have been transmit...

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  • Clinton promises reforms to end blacks' fear of police
Clinton promises reforms to end blacks' fear of police

The penalties for killing a police officer are rightly more severe than those for killing a civilian because police are symbols of the rule of law, she said. "It is not enough to yell at your TV screen, it is not enough to send a nasty tweet". "This man is the nominee of the party of Lincoln and we are watching it become the party of Trump", she ...

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  • How to watch the Republican National Convention online right now
How to watch the Republican National Convention online right now

Members of the group Bikers for Trump watch during a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at Settlers Landing Park on Monday, July 18, 2016 , in Cleveland . The rules package maintains that delegates must remain bound to their particular candidate and can not vote their "conscience". The spokesman says Trump has given to other...

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  • Police considered open carry ban for convention
Police considered open carry ban for convention

In an unconventional move, Trump will appear on the very first night of the Republican National Convention here to introduce his wife Melania who is scheduled to deliver a speech to make a strong pitch for her husband before the American public.

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  • Members of Maine State Police on duty at GOP convention
Members of Maine State Police on duty at GOP convention

As delegates loudly protested from the Convention floor, a second rules vote was taken while Donald Trump's impassioned opponents yelled over and over for a roll call vote. Did the anti-Trump delegates pull it off? The dissenters included many upset with Trump's stances on immigration, including a plan to build a wall at the Mexican border, and h...

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  • Tennessee sheriff reacts to Baton Rouge shootings: Obama made 'reckless action'
Tennessee sheriff reacts to Baton Rouge shootings: Obama made 'reckless action'

Baton Rouge has made national headlines following protests in the wake of Sterling's death. In this latest YouTube video , he advocated for violence against "oppressors", and said he would rather die fighting than come back alive. "I applaud them", Crystal Smith said at a make-shift memorial for police officers. And in Milwaukee, police on Sun...

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  • New York City: CDC reports first female-to-male Zika transmission
New York City: CDC reports first female-to-male Zika transmission

This case raises the prospect of a new chain of transmission in men who haven't traveled to an area with local Zika transmission but could unsuspectingly contract the virus and pass it to other sexual partners. The CDC recommends that pregnant women, or women hoping to become pregnant, avoid travel to regions where Zika is now established...

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  • Florida courthouse evacuated after murder suspect escapes
Florida courthouse evacuated after murder suspect escapes

Israel said deputies brought Resiles to the hearing wearing the proper handcuffs and shackles. The report went on to say that Resiles was holding a handcuff key when he got inside the waiting rental auto. The sheriff declined to comment on where in the region authorities were targeting their efforts. "He must have been waiting for an opportunity"...

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  • Speculations Over US Involvement in Turkey Coup Harms Bilateral Relations
Speculations Over US Involvement in Turkey Coup Harms Bilateral Relations

The country's top military brass did not support the coup . Today the U.S. Ambassador to Turkey issued a blistering rebuke of Turkish President Recep Erdogan , who has suggested publicly in recent days that the United States is harboring a terrorist he claims is responsible for Friday's failed a military coup .

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  • Trump campaign hosting 'welcome home rally' Saturday for Pence
Trump campaign hosting 'welcome home rally' Saturday for Pence

But he stuck by his criticism of Clinton for the same reason: "But she's not". She didn't get far. Trump on Friday chose Indiana Gov. Mike Pence after a vetting process that also included New Jersey's Republican governor. Trump calls Indiana Gov. Mike Pence "a solid, solid person" and is contrasting his character to what he deemed "the corrupti...

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  • Missouri Cruz delegate to support Trump at convention
Missouri Cruz delegate to support Trump at convention

But Collins isn't endorsing her party's nominee. A string of senior Republicans, anxious about Trump's temperament and policies, were already staying away from the convention. OK. So besides the delegates (and let's assume some protesters), who else will be there? I expect that those who lead the NRA to urge them to do just that.

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  • Support open-carry law, but not with a gun at RNC convention
Support open-carry law, but not with a gun at RNC convention

Standing at Cleveland Public Square with a few dozen other bicycle officers from Cleveland and Akron and Indiana State Troopers, Roshetsky received hugs and requests from pictures from passers-by. The Illinois Trump campaign co-chair warned state delegates what they should do if confronted by any potentially violent situations as the Republican...

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  • Hundreds Expected At Black Lives Matter Rally In Reno
Hundreds Expected At Black Lives Matter Rally In Reno

Obama expressed optimism, however, and said the participants - who included members of the Black Lives Matter movement - agreed such conversations need to continue despite emotions running raw. With that said, I'm always intrigued by friends and associates from college and around the way, who grew up with kids of all races and thus have more mixed...

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  • A Second US Police Shootings in Two Weeks
A Second US Police Shootings in Two Weeks

Jackson's half brother, 24-year-old Kedrick Pitts , told the Associated Press that Jackson "went above and beyond", frequently working seven days a week. "In uniform I get nasty hateful looks and out of uniform some consider me a threat", he wrote . "This guy was just not a kook out there", Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden said Monday of the gunm...

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  • What Other 'Subgroup' Gave More To Civilization Than White People!
What Other 'Subgroup' Gave More To Civilization Than White People!

The elected official then made a response. In an interview with MSNBC Monday at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, King added yet another item to his recent list of headline-grabbing antics when he literally stated white people have contributed more to society than any other "sub-group" of people.

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  • Republican Convention: Mother of Benghazi victim blames Clinton for son's death
Republican Convention: Mother of Benghazi victim blames Clinton for son's death

Pat Smith says she blames Clinton - who was secretary of state - "personally" for her son's death. " Hillary Clinton is a woman, a mother and a grandmother of two". But when I saw Hillary Clinton at Sean's coffin ceremony two days later, she looked me squarely in the eye and told me a video was responsible. Mark Geist and John Tiegen's story...

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