• The Baton Rouge photograph that everyone is talking about
The Baton Rouge photograph that everyone is talking about

A woman who silently confronted heavily-armed Baton Rouge police during protests against the murder of two black men by police officers is a 28-year-old mum and nurse's assistant. "The Louisiana Department of Justice has been advised by the United States Attorney's Office that we will not have access to the ongoing and extensive federal investiga...

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  • Ryan to speak at Republican convention
Ryan to speak at Republican convention

Among other things, the RNC might opt to formally recommend changes to the convention's official rules - but those rules can only be changed by the group meeting on Thursday and Friday. The first action will be in the Platform Committee. When Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was personally attacked by Trump during a meeting with senators last we...

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  • 24 people detained over Istanbul airport terror attack
24 people detained over Istanbul airport terror attack

A further 238 people were wounded. Authorities have said the three suicide bombers in the attack were from Russian Federation and the Central Asian nations of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, but they have not provided more details or said whether they are searching for more suspects.

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  • Obama urges greater respect, understanding after shootings
Obama urges greater respect, understanding after shootings

Since democracy returned in the late 1970s, a center-left and a center-right party have dominated Spanish politics. Obama's comments came after meeting with Spain's acting prime minister, Mariano Rajoy (mah-ree-AH'-noh rah-HOY'). Obama addressed the political situation in an interview Saturday with the newspaper El Pais , saying he hopes Spain'...

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  • Sanders To Join Clinton In New Hampshire Presidential Rally
Sanders To Join Clinton In New Hampshire Presidential Rally

Though the primary ended, in effect, more than one month ago after voting in New Jersey and California, the senator withheld his endorsement and refused to concede the race to Clinton. Clinton's policy overtures come as Sanders appears to be close to supporting her candidacy. The Republican nominee's worst nightmare is about to come true as Hill...

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  • Protests Erupt Nationwide After Police Killings
Protests Erupt Nationwide After Police Killings

Moore also said his office hasn't made any decisions on charges against protesters who were arrested over the weekend during demonstrations against recent controversial police killings. Elsewhere, hundreds answered a call by that group to march onto I-264 in Portsmouth, Virginia, marooning motorists for hours inside the area's Downtown Tunnel.

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  • Anti-Trump delegate in Virginia wins portion of lawsuit
Anti-Trump delegate in Virginia wins portion of lawsuit

He has had what was described as a positive conversation with Caitlyn Jenner, whose previous support of Ted Cruz ranks as the most incongruous alignment of this unprecedented race. Trump's proposals to step up deportations and build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border don't sit well with Republicans who want comprehensive immigration legislation...

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  • Cops stopped Castile during robbery probe
Cops stopped Castile during robbery probe

Diamond Reynolds, the girlfriend of Philando Castile, talks about his shooting death with protesters and media outside the governor's residence, July 7, 2016, in St. A weekend of intense, sometimes violent nationwide protests culminated in the arrest of hundreds of demonstrators, angry at the latest killings of black men by police officers.

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  • Gingrich calls Trump a
Gingrich calls Trump a "necessary candidate"

Newt Gingrich says that he thinks Donald Trump is a "necessary candidate" who reflects a global anti-establishment sentiment, but that he wouldn't automatically say yes to an eventual proposal to become Trump's running mate. By definition. And don't forget the endless scribblers and talking heads, faced with his all-invasive version of reality, w...

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  • Black Lives Matter activist Deray McKesson arrested while Periscoping
Black Lives Matter activist Deray McKesson arrested while Periscoping

Police in riot gear kept protesters from entering Interstate 110 in Baton Rouge on Sunday, thwarting a tactic activists have attempted around in the country in the aftermath of the killings of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota.

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  • Giuliani: Saying 'black lives matter' is 'inherently racist'
Giuliani: Saying 'black lives matter' is 'inherently racist'

Where are they then? When members of the African-American community see videos, as they have this week, they feel like there is a target on young black men. Of course, he said all this while conveniently neglecting statistics that African Americans are more likely to be targeted by police than white people.

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  • Missouri teens used Pokemon Go to lure robbery victims
Missouri teens used Pokemon Go to lure robbery victims

While the game is free to play, users can buy virtual items within the game; SuperData Research estimates it has already generated over $14 million on iOS and Android since its launch last week. Pokemon Go is bigger than it's addictive monster-catching gameplay because it proves that augmented reality is the low-cost answer to the next big thi...

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  • Clinton refuses to say whether she'll comply with latest investigation into emails
Clinton refuses to say whether she'll comply with latest investigation into emails

Several senior State Department officials told CNN the investigation is a review of how various emails were handled. "Well, there was a Justice Department investigation going on at the time and, of course, I fully cooperated with that", Clinton said.

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  • Southern buying 50% of KMI's SNG pipeline system
Southern buying 50% of KMI's SNG pipeline system

SO says its new ownership stake in Southern Natural Gas will "position [it] for future growth opportunities and enhanced access to natural gas, which are expected to benefit customers and investors alike". "The transaction significantly advances our effort to strengthen our balance sheet and move us closer to returning value to shareholders in the ...

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  • Dallas police shooter wrote cryptic message in blood, chief says
Dallas police shooter wrote cryptic message in blood, chief says

The most powerful photos from the Dallas police shootingsJohnson, a black Army veteran, insisted on speaking with a black negotiator and wrote in blood on the wall of a parking garage where police cornered and later killed him, Brown said.

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  • Trump's campaign hosts raffle contest for VIP trip to Cleveland
Trump's campaign hosts raffle contest for VIP trip to Cleveland

Herring argued Correll knew what the rules were for delegates when he applied to be one and shouldn't be allowed to invalidate the results of the primary. I get that part. Number one you don't expose the size of your army before you go into battle. Do GOP leaders really want to stick it out with Donald Trump? She said knowing, through her son, ...

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  • More Than 200 People Arrested At Protests In Louisiana And Minnesota
More Than 200 People Arrested At Protests In Louisiana And Minnesota

Like Atlanta, USA Today reported BLM protesters in Memphis took to the interstate in their downtown march Sunday. Officers blocked off roads to prevent marchers from going down the highway and forcefully arrested those who failed to move.

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  • Sanders to endorse Clinton if she moves left on healthcare, other policies
Sanders to endorse Clinton if she moves left on healthcare, other policies

For Sanders , a campaign that began as a liberal crusade will probably end that way, with the Vermont senator still fighting for the issues that made up his “political revolution” even as his clout fades. Bernie Sanders will finally give his stamp of approval to Hillary Clinton . Sanders (I-Vermont) will appear alongside the former secretary...

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  • Australian PM Turnbull looks for unity in political division
Australian PM Turnbull looks for unity in political division

The election reduced Turnbull's Liberal/National government's seats in parliament, and the ongoing vote count by the electoral commission has so far given the coalition 74 seats, two short of a parliamentary majority. The elections took place on 2 July. "It would be prudent for Malcolm Turnbull not to repeat the mistakes made by Tony Abbott where...

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  • Allyson Felix misses chance at Olympic double
Allyson Felix misses chance at Olympic double

Track and Field Trials to earn her first trip to the Olympics. I'm just grateful with everything that has happened I'm still able to make the team. Hernandez, meanwhile, continued her rise this spring. Brenda Martinez was laying on the track, her head buried in her hands. Jackson State University's track and field star, Michael Tinsley is also ...

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