• Obama: US must bridge divide between police and public
Obama: US must bridge divide between police and public

Jones, however, started to cry when she told ABC News that she'd heard members of the black community say they hated the police and didn't trust officers. Videos of both shootings were widely publicised. He was strongly confronted on issues of racial tensions and police violence several times during the meeting.

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  • Baltimore Police Kill Shooter Who Attacked Them
Baltimore Police Kill Shooter Who Attacked Them

Four plainclothes Baltimore police officers riding in an unmarked auto heard gunfire coming from an apartment building around 9:30 last night, then drove toward the sound. They were all wearing protective vests that said "police" and badges. When they pulled into the parking lot of an apartment complex, Davis said, they saw a man armed with the A...

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  • Turkey President Erdogan Declares Coup Attempt Over
Turkey President Erdogan Declares Coup Attempt Over

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the uprising was the work of a minority within the military. Erdogan, who had been holidaying on the coast when the coup was launched, flew into Istanbul before dawn on Saturday and called for crowds to take the streets to support him.

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  • Texas college says 2 of its officers hurt in attack
Texas college says 2 of its officers hurt in attack

As previously reported , snipers shot 12 police officers and two civilians in downtown Dallas Thursday night during a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest. He says "while it's been established that hate speech is protected by the First Amendment, we're talking about people specifically saying on Facebook they want to kill white police officers".

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  • Hillary Leads Trump In Four Critical Swing States
Hillary Leads Trump In Four Critical Swing States

Just 32 percent of Americans say they're following the email issue very or extremely closely, but that's up from 21 percent in October of 2015. Poll after poll shows more and more voters disappointed with both Clinton and Trump , so much so they just don't want to vote at all on Election Day.

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  • Congress leaves Washington, its dysfunction on display
Congress leaves Washington, its dysfunction on display

Democrats, including McCaskill, overwhelmingly supported it, but she and other Democrats also criticized Republicans for not devoting enough money to do the job. "They're still in their partisan corner". Anthony Fauci , director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Sunday said states and local governments need federa...

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  • Obama after Nice attack: We will destroy this
Obama after Nice attack: We will destroy this "vile" terrorist organization

France was ravaged by its third attack in two years when a large white truck mowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice , killing at dozens of people as it bore down on the crowd for more than a mile along the Riviera city's famed seaside promenade.

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  • List of Christie allies tied to Port Authority schemes grows
List of Christie allies tied to Port Authority schemes grows

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A political mentor of Gov. Chris Christie who headed the agency that oversees New York City-area airports admitted Thursday that he used his position to get United Airlines to run direct flights to SC so that he could easily visit his vacation home.

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  • No prosecution for about 100 arrested protesters
No prosecution for about 100 arrested protesters

Sterling was fatally shot last week during a confrontation with police officers outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge , Louisiana. Sterling was selling CDs outside the Triple S Food Mart store, as he had done for years, when he was killed by police responding to a call of a man threatening someone with a gun.

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  • Ambivalent on Trump, GOP Jews gush over Pence
Ambivalent on Trump, GOP Jews gush over Pence

Even this morning there was some uncertainty as to who the pick might be because Trump's campaign had emphasized repeatedly that no decision had been made, and the presumptive Republican nominee has a bit of a reputation for unpredictability.

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  • RNC Priebus: Rules Committee Meeting Shows Our Party 'Unity'
RNC Priebus: Rules Committee Meeting Shows Our Party 'Unity'

Other votes followed, with the voice margin being so obvious that no roll call was called for. But the anti-Trump forces, led by Colorado delegate Kendal Unruh, needed the support of only a quarter of the 112-member panel's votes to force their proposal to a vote in front of the full convention next week.

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  • Ethics panel wants Alabama chief justice removed from office
Ethics panel wants Alabama chief justice removed from office

Moore asked to dismiss the ethics complaint. "The Administrative Order of Chief Justice Moore expressly said he could not provide guidance to the probate judges because the matter was pending before the Alabama Supreme Court", Moore's attorney Mat Staver said in a statement last month.

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  • Obama: Closing divide between police and minorities 'not there yet'
Obama: Closing divide between police and minorities 'not there yet'

Some might say that's exactly what protesters around the country were doing the night of the Dallas shootings, but I would suggest that was simply an example of loving in tongue. It feels like Obama isn't interested in giving them the tools they need to do their jobs and stay safe. "I thought that was a quick way to mitigate the public safety...

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  • Trump Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Resign After Calling Him a 'Faker'
Trump Says Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Resign After Calling Him a 'Faker'

The extremely liberal Ginsburg was appointed to the court in 1993 by President Bill Clinton, which Trump supporters have noted, crying foul. Although Ginsburg didn't endorse Clinton in her anti-Trump rampage, she continued piling on The Donald during an interview with a television network.

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  • Names released in Berrien County shooting
Names released in Berrien County shooting

Zangaro and Kienzle both became court officers after retiring from other law enforcement jobs. Bailey says, "Our hearts are torn apart". They were my colleagues. It was not clear what the specific charges were. A sheriff says a prisoner was being moved at western MI courthouse when he disarmed an officer and shot and killed two bailiffs.

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  • Friend or foe? Open-carry law poses challenge to police
Friend or foe? Open-carry law poses challenge to police

But others said it was too soon after the traumatic event to begin thinking of laws that might come out of the 2017 legislative session. Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, who serves on the upper chamber's criminal justice committee, said he was certain the shooting would not spur successful efforts to limit access to guns in Texas.

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  • Trump Dances on the Grave of the 'Never Trump' Movement
Trump Dances on the Grave of the 'Never Trump' Movement

For good measure, the rules panel approved words specifically stating that party rules allow delegates to be "bound" to candidates they were committed to by state primaries and caucuses. Of course, #NeverTrump Republicans do have one final play left: they can vote for another candidate, or just skip the presidential ballot line, in November.

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  • Phoenix Cops Searching for Possible Serial Shooter in 7 Deaths
Phoenix Cops Searching for Possible Serial Shooter in 7 Deaths

Phoenix PD has not rejected the option that there could more than one shooter, but as of now, has released a composite drawing of only one suspect-"a light-skinned Latino or white man in his 20s". Coronado Road. Howard said the victims all were outside or in a vehicle when shot in or near residential neighborhoods during hours of darkness but ha...

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  • Few US voters like Clinton or Trump
Few US voters like Clinton or Trump

While Quinnipiac University released a poll on Wednesday showing Donald Trump ahead in Florida , two new polls find Hillary Clinton ahead in the Sunshine State. Clinton will rally her supporters later this month in Philadelphia. Virginia: Clinton 37 percent favorable, 58 percent unfavorable (-21); Trump 29 percent favorable, 65 percent u...

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  • 'Wrong must be corrected' for black man killed by police
'Wrong must be corrected' for black man killed by police

District Attorney Hillar Moore, III announced Friday that his office has reviewed reports for those arrested during protests in Baton Rouge and will not seek formal charges for 100 out of the 185 of the cases. A crowdfunding campaign to raise scholarship money for sterling's children has reached almost $715,000 in only eight days. Within an hou...

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