• Local delegates head to Cleveland for RNC
Local delegates head to Cleveland for RNC

Ted Cruz of Texas, but when Trump stepped into the race he found a kindred spirit. Letlow said all five of Rubio's Louisiana delegates have committed to supporting Trump . "Should we be concerned?" said Tim Dimoff, president of SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, based in Akron. Because he's a delegate , Hopkins says he's been...

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  • Trump likely to announce running mate before convention
Trump likely to announce running mate before convention

Bernie Sanders in the primary. He said Trump was planning on making an announcement this weekend. Rabbi Haskel Lookstein writes in an email to his congregation that he had agreed to deliver the invocation "out of respect" for Ivanka Trump.

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  • Brown, chief of staff indicted on fraud, tax charges
Brown, chief of staff indicted on fraud, tax charges

Prosecutors allege that Brown and her associates were pocketing funds from a One Door for Education Inc., an organization that billed itself as a charity for poor students even though it was not properly registered as a nonprofit . In all, $735,000 in government salary was paid, of which Simmons diverted $80,000 for personal benefit. Democrati...

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  • Police look to keep peace at Black Lives Matter protests in Tennessee
Police look to keep peace at Black Lives Matter protests in Tennessee

Why? Shouldn't President Obama as well as Hillary Rodham Clinton disown the Black Lives Matter movement as being anti-American? The group argued against the inclusion of police officers in the parade and made demands that Pride do more to be inclusive of LGBT people of colour.

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  • Turkey coup: Exiled Muslim cleric Gulen denies involvement
Turkey coup: Exiled Muslim cleric Gulen denies involvement

Turkey's acting army chief, General Umit Dundar, said late on Saturday morning that the coup attempt had been foiled. After hours of chaos and violence unseen in decades, Erdogan ended uncertainty over his whereabouts, flying into Istanbul airport in the early hours where he was cheered by hundreds of supporters.

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  • Kashmir violence: India slams Pakistan for 'black' move
Kashmir violence: India slams Pakistan for 'black' move

During the cabinet meeting, Nawaz reiterated Pakistan's stated position of extending moral, political and diplomatic support to Kashmiris for their right to self-determination. Residents of Srinagar and other parts of Valley told media over phone that people were not being allowed to come out of their houses and were also being stopped from g...

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  • Police Release Sketch of Possible Serial Killer in Phoenix
Police Release Sketch of Possible Serial Killer in Phoenix

Phoenix police Sgt. Jonathan Howard said all the victims in the shootings were shot at night inside or near a vehicle in residential areas. Van Zandt also believes the killer may be familiar with the handgun police have said was used in the shootings.

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  • Dump Trump forces lose first round in Cleveland
Dump Trump forces lose first round in Cleveland

Nearly all were volunteers, with the group offering about $900 per whip to cover the cost of transportation to the convention in many cases. Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kid Rock - who have long voiced their support for Republican causes - will be in Cleveland but they'll be performing private concerts to honor military veterans that are not directly a...

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  • Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt IL budget deal
Election, voters near 'revolt' prompt IL budget deal

The governor drafted the legislation with Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton, as well as Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno and Durkin. The deal follows an 18-month stalemate between Gov. Rauner and Democratic leaders. It was the first bona fide negotiating session since tempers flared May 31, when Rauner said Democrats were spendi...

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  • No double standard in Clinton probe
No double standard in Clinton probe

Second, Director Comey made crystal clear that Republican claims, some of the talking heads' claims of bias are completely false. "Director Comey's testimony clearly knocked down a number of false Republican talking points and reconciled apparent contradictions between his previous remarks and Hillary Clinton's public statements", spokesman Bri...

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  • Jeb Bush trashes Trump on eve of GOP convention
Jeb Bush trashes Trump on eve of GOP convention

In the end, only 21 committee members voted to keep debating the "unbinding" language, before it was defeated by a voice vote. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich dropping out in early May, Armstrong said North Dakota's delegates are "as important as anybody down here".

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  • Donald Trump and Mike Pence's campaign logo is mocked on social media
Donald Trump and Mike Pence's campaign logo is mocked on social media

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during an interview with FOX News Channel's Sean Hannity after Donald Trump selected him for running mate on the Republican presidential ticket, Friday July 15, 2016 , in NY. The six-term former congressman and governor of IN since 2013 has described himself as "a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, IN that or...

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  • Activists sue Baton Rouge police over treatment of protestors
Activists sue Baton Rouge police over treatment of protestors

A photo provided by the East Baton Rough Sheriff's Office shows Malik Bridgewater, 20. The ACLU of Louisiana joined with other local groups to file a lawsuit against the Baton Rouge Police Department Wednesday. Police say they've arrested three suspects accused of stealing several handguns as part of an alleged plot to harm police officers in...

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  • The Good And Evil Of Pokemon GO
The Good And Evil Of Pokemon GO

Pokemon Go is having a positive effect on businesses across America. So far, the game has been big business for Pokemon creator Niantic: the app has been downloaded more than eight million times and generates $1.6 million in revenue daily through in-app purchases, according to online technology site Techcrunch.

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  • Political outsider Trump introducing insider Mike Pence
Political outsider Trump introducing insider Mike Pence

He's well-regarded by evangelical Christians, particularly after signing a law that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gay people for religious reasons. Pence, who is running for re-election, faces a noon Friday deadline to withdraw from the race. Trump held a midnight conference call with his top aides to discuss the situatio...

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  • Local GOP Delegates are ready for the National Convention
Local GOP Delegates are ready for the National Convention

Lonegan's objective is to get the rules committee-which meets on Thursday-to change the rules ahead of the convention in order to allow delegates to vote on the first ballot as they wish instead of with the victor of their state primary. "My concern is about uncertainty", Yue told reporters after the vote at the Hilton Cleveland Hotel. This isn't a...

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  • Mickelson: Troon love and winning experience count in my favour
Mickelson: Troon love and winning experience count in my favour

Henrik Stenson opened the curtains at his house expecting to see rain coming down sideways and was pleasantly surprised by the calm. He went out on his own and had an eventful front nine, with four birdies as well as a bogey four at the short eighth hole.

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  • Obama questioned by relatives of blacks killed by police
Obama questioned by relatives of blacks killed by police

During a televised town hall Thursday, Patrick implored Obama to more strongly condemn those who call for the deaths of officers. The argument coming from Black Lives Matter is that police officers react more aggressively when in a situation involving black people , especially young black men.

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  • Country Singer Craig Morgan's 19-Year-Old Son Missing After Boating Accident
Country Singer Craig Morgan's 19-Year-Old Son Missing After Boating Accident

Jerry Greer , a 19-year-old recent graduate of Dickson County High School , was boating on Kentucky Lake in northern Tennessee, according to a statement from his family. Because Greer didn't surface after the accident, the water below the surface was searched using sonar and the underwater vehicle. Allison Pendergrass, a close friend and class...

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  • Trump's Virginia campaign chair blames Clinton for Dallas
Trump's Virginia campaign chair blames Clinton for Dallas

Gov. Ralph Northam for the killings. But Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks told The Associated Press that neither Trump nor his campaign staff asked to address the roll call. "Those of us who are not African-American will never fully understand the experience of being black in America", Rubio said . "I'm going to be talking to white people", Clin...

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