• Gingrich coy on whether he'll be Trump's VP pick
Gingrich coy on whether he'll be Trump's VP pick

Gingrich is speaking the truth - black people are more likely to be killed by cops than whites , and oftentimes this reality is frustratingly hard for white people to grasp. The former Speaker's comments followed a statement that Trump released earlier in the day, in which he called for "strong leadership, love and compassion", according to the ...

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  • $540M lottery ticket sold at Indiana gas station
$540M lottery ticket sold at Indiana gas station

The numbers from Friday's drawing were 8, 19, 20, 55, and 73. One ticket sold in IN won the $540 million jackpot Friday. According to the Virginia Lottery, over $17.5 million in profits was generated in the commonwealth by Mega Millions ticket sales.

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  • Volkswagen believes it can fix 85000 polluting US vehicles
Volkswagen believes it can fix 85000 polluting US vehicles

The German automaker has agreed to spend a big sum of $15 billion (around Rs. 1 lakh crore) in lieu of settling consumer lawsuits and government allegations regarding its diesel cars that were created to cheat during the emission tests.

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  • Brush Fire Erupts in Santa Clarita Valley; 20 Acres Burned
Brush Fire Erupts in Santa Clarita Valley; 20 Acres Burned

Pushed by winds gusting up to 25 miles per hour, the blaze quickly grew to at least 450 acres. More than 200 firefighters are on the scene, as are four helicopters that are making "water drops". Evacuated areas included the Morning Mist community, except for Southern Oaks Drive, fire officials said. There were no reports of injuries or structure ...

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  • 'Star of David' Tweet should not have been deleted
'Star of David' Tweet should not have been deleted

The news media are acting as though Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey virtually disqualified Hillary Clinton for the presidency because of her "careless" e-mail practices at the State Department, though in fact he declined to recommend charges against her.

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  • Donald Trump uses Frozen book to defend Star of David tweet
Donald Trump uses Frozen book to defend Star of David tweet

Newt Gingrich on Thursday defended Donald Trump's controversial tweet about Hillary Clinton featuring the Star of David over a field of money, telling CNN there was nothing anti-Semitic about the image and that the recent uproar was an "absurd" and "demagogic" attack orchestrated by the media .

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  • Gingrich says Trump is a 'necessary candidate'
Gingrich says Trump is a 'necessary candidate'

Kyle Foley, a commentator for the conservative Web site Red State, wrote , "If you choose to support Trump , that is absolutely your prerogative, but he has proved tonight (and pretty much every night) that he is absolutely and certifiably insane".

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  • Black activists hope killings prompt more action from whites
Black activists hope killings prompt more action from whites

Amid the tragic news , however, one image stood out as a sign of hope among the madness: A group of people protected a baby stroller in Dallas when shots rang out, proving people's united hope for the future outweighs any current divisions.

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  • House Oversight Committee chairman grills the Federal Bureau of Investigation director: 'Did Hillary Clinton lie?'
House Oversight Committee chairman grills the Federal Bureau of Investigation director: 'Did Hillary Clinton lie?'

In almost five hours of testimony, he sought to explain the Justice Department's decision ending an investigation that has dogged Clinton's presidential campaign and raised fresh questions among voters about her trustworthiness. He then suggested that Congress would ask the FBI to investigate whether Clinton lied under oath. "I see evidence of gr...

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  • Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at US Women's Open
Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at US Women's Open

His first task is going after his third victory of the year. "We played in the morning and took advantage of it", the American said. The jumpstart, however, was her third shot with a wedge into the par-5 third that landed less than a foot from the hole leading to her first birdie of the day.

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  • United States unsettled after 3 shootings in 4 days
United States unsettled after 3 shootings in 4 days

One of the officers is then seen holding a gun at Sterling's chest at almost point-blank range. Court records show Sterling also was arrested in May 2009 after an officer confronted him outside a store where he was selling CDs. "This is not the Wild Wild West. It must end, we must stop the violence now", said Frazier. McMillon called Sterling a...

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  • Dallas police targeted again, headquarters locked down
Dallas police targeted again, headquarters locked down

Police in Bossier, La., say a man was jailed after posting a social media video in which he says he wants to shoot and kill a police officer. Police forces around the country are on high alert following Thursday's massacre that also injured seven, in addition to the five officers who were killed in the line of duty.

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  • NC black leaders call for change after national shootings involving officers
NC black leaders call for change after national shootings involving officers

Rep. Reichert (R-8th District) helped form a congressional law enforcement task force past year to examine ongoing tension between police and communities, following incidents in Baltimore and Ferguson. After urging elected officials and members of the public not to politicize the Louisiana and Minnesota shootings, Obama spoke to the need for reform...

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  • NRA responds to Philando Castile shooting after backlash
NRA responds to Philando Castile shooting after backlash

Protesters gather outside the governor's residence Thursday, July 7, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn. But we know there are certain assumptions and biases - whether explicit or implicit - about black men that affect how police officers interpret their actions.

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  • Four dead in clashes in Kashmir; Amarnath yatra suspended
Four dead in clashes in Kashmir; Amarnath yatra suspended

Viewed locally as a hero, his death sparked protests in nearby Anantnag town, with hundreds taking to the streets shouting independence slogans and lauding Wani as a revolutionary, witnesses said. Authorities also postponed school and college examinations and suspended rail services. "He became a militant not only because he was oppressed but b...

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  • Reichert misses out on Rio, falling short of finals at USA trials
Reichert misses out on Rio, falling short of finals at USA trials

Track and Field Olympic Trials, winning her qualifying heat in a time of 22.74 seconds. Starting from the first position on the rail, Donohue ran straight out from the gun, and found herself leading the race, a position she held until just about 200 meters to go.

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  • Alton Sterling's family denounces violence in Dallas
Alton Sterling's family denounces violence in Dallas

Protesters stand on cars as they congregate at N. Foster Dr. and Fairfields Ave., the location of the Triple S convenience store in Baton Rouge , La., Wednesday, July 6, 2016. She described Sterling as "a man who simply tried to earn a living to take care of his children". Mr Sterling was a convicted felon, which would have barred him from legal...

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  • Philando Castile had permit to carry gun
Philando Castile had permit to carry gun

Anthony Police Department. She says he was shot as he reached for his wallet. Castile was shot during a traffic stop involving a broken taillight on Wednesday. I told him to get his hand out". The aftermath of the shooting was livestreamed in a widely shared Facebook video. "He was just getting his license and registration, sir", Reynolds calmly ...

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  • Black Lives Matter condemns Dallas violence
Black Lives Matter condemns Dallas violence

Every time a black American is beaten or killed by police, the perception of racism in the police force is reinforced, further straining the increasingly precarious relationship between law enforcement and the black community. This, of course, does not apply to all police officers, many of whom take seriously their oath to protect and serve all mem...

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  • US State Department to reopen Clinton emails probe
US State Department to reopen Clinton emails probe

State Department spokesman John Kirby said the decision to reopen the review was made after Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch said no charges would be brought against Clinton. Clinton's use of an unsecured, private email server was anything but a conscious effort to skirt public reporting requirements, Lucas said. Republican lawmakers on Thursday...

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