• In Cleveland, Donald Trump's Republican foes eye convention rules fight
In Cleveland, Donald Trump's Republican foes eye convention rules fight

Efforts to change Republican convention rules and deny businessman Donald Trump the presidential nomination suffered a setback Tuesday. Under Ryder's interpretation, for example, Florida's 99 GOP delegates have no choice but to follow a Republican Party of Florida rule that binds them to March 15 primary victor Trump for the first three convent...

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  • We Now Know What The Democratic Convention Will Look Like
We Now Know What The Democratic Convention Will Look Like

Left off the list are potential vice presidential picks Tim Kaine, Elizabeth Warren, Tom Perez and others. Pennsylvania lawmakers have agreed to extend last call for some Philadelphia venues selling alcohol during the Democratic National Convention.

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  • Wall St. Journal/NBC Poll: Clinton Leads Trump in 4 Swing States
Wall St. Journal/NBC Poll: Clinton Leads Trump in 4 Swing States

And yet, for some reason, about 75% of Democratic voters polled "say Mrs. Clinton stands for the core values and principles of the Democratic Party". Sanders holds a favorability rating of 54 percent compared to Clinton's 31 percent and Trump's 18 percent, with Clinton's rating having dropped 6 points since the April poll .

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  • Alton Sterling's son calls for peace, attorneys call for indictment
Alton Sterling's son calls for peace, attorneys call for indictment

It is that kind of violence, EBR Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said , police simply will not tolerate. "That was a sacrifice to show everyone what has been going on in life", Cameron said outside the convenience store where his father was shot and killed.

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  • United States must improve probes of police use of force: Obama
United States must improve probes of police use of force: Obama

Bush, a Dallas resident, spoke at the memorial service honoring the officers who were killed while guarding a peaceful protest against the police killings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota last week. "I would encourage any and all cynics looking for something to criticize to find a different subject than a memorial for fallen peace officers...

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  • Spieth struggles as Royal Troon weather shows its teeth
Spieth struggles as Royal Troon weather shows its teeth

It's the Open Championship and the conditions are a little tougher. Phil Mickelson was finishing up his second round at 10 under par, and the worst of the weather off the Firth of Clyde was yet to come. J.B. Holmes and Patrick Reed are also playing well on the outward leg, but they've still got the toughest holes to go. Stenson's round was th...

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  • Democratic convention speaker list: Barack and Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders, Bill Clinton
Democratic convention speaker list: Barack and Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders, Bill Clinton

As the candidates hone their platforms and ready for the conventions, finally we are getting some specifics on their plans on various policy fronts. "We haven't suspended our campaign ", he told the delegates. Sanders has said defeating Donald Trump is now key, but some of his followers say they will not vote for Clinton . These efforts will...

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  • Trump, VP Pick Pence Appear Together for First Time
Trump, VP Pick Pence Appear Together for First Time

Speaking to a group of roughly 300 supporters inside a ballroom at the Hilton in Midtown Manhattan, Trump added, "I've admired the work he's done especially in the state of in". Zbur pointed out that Pence supported the federal Defense of Marriage Act, and when it was ruled unconstitutional, he favored amending the state constitution to bar same-se...

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  • Clinton campaign: Pence 'most extreme' VP pick in generation
Clinton campaign: Pence 'most extreme' VP pick in generation

In a whirlwind 72 hours before the announcement, Trump met privately with Pence and his family , and also with two other men on the short list: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former House speaker Newt Gingrich. State and national Democratic leaders criticized Pence on Friday following the announcement, saying IN will now be subject to nati...

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  • Massachusetts delegates beginning trek to GOP convention
Massachusetts delegates beginning trek to GOP convention

Tim Scott was a coveted endorsement ahead of the nation's first-in-the-South primary in his home state. Marco Rubio in the primary and has not been an outspoken supporter of Trump . Hough is a Republican National Committeeman as well and regularly attends the nominating convention every four years. Despite Trump's brash style and often contr...

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  • Winds could drive Colorado fire that has forced evacuations
Winds could drive Colorado fire that has forced evacuations

Some roads are closed in the area. Martinez also announced the approval for federal funding to assist the fire's cost. According to the service's update on the Timberon fire, it has burned an estimated 290 acres of private lane and that an interagency team will take over command of the incident by late Thursday night or early Friday morning.

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  • Kasich To Skip GOP Convention But Will Address NAACP Convention
Kasich To Skip GOP Convention But Will Address NAACP Convention

Under current Republican Party rules, delegates' votes are to be tallied for the candidate to whom they are bound as a result of state party primaries, conventions and rules. Former state Rep. Bette Grande of Fargo said she still plans to cast her first ballot for Cruz. It runs through Thursday. Not all of North Dakota's delegates have boarded ...

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  • GOP Leaders Crush Effort To Derail Trump's Presidential Nomination
GOP Leaders Crush Effort To Derail Trump's Presidential Nomination

Mike Hopkins, the only delegate from the city of Missoula, will also be in the crowd and explains his delegate role. A handful of members had proposed a change that would have " freed the delegates " from the pledges that, under the rules of the respective state parties, bind majority to voting to nominate Trump next week.

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  • Turkey coup attempt: Defining images as President Erdogan reasserts control
Turkey coup attempt: Defining images as President Erdogan reasserts control

Soldiers blocked entry to Istanbul's airport, where four tanks were stationed, according to the Dogan news agency. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan sent a mass text message to Turkish mobile phones on Saturday imploring Turks to "stand up" for democracy and peace.

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  • New 9/11 document reveals no smoking gun of Saudi complicity
New 9/11 document reveals no smoking gun of Saudi complicity

After repeated calls for it to be released, Congress finally received it from the administration on Friday. "While in the United States, some of the September 11 hijackers were in contact with, and received support or assistance from, individuals who may be connected to the Saudi government", the report said.

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  • Son, 15, of Alton Sterling asks for unity
Son, 15, of Alton Sterling asks for unity

While the younger Sterling understood peoples' desire to speak out in his father's memory, he stressed the importance of protesting peacefully. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana State Police, and the ATF are all investigating the matter.

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  • Texas gov. tells Obama he is too quick to condemn police
Texas gov. tells Obama he is too quick to condemn police

Patrick was invited to participate in the national town hall , which was organized earlier this week by ABC News, in response to the police murders in Dallas and other police-related shootings around the country. Obama took questions from the son of Alton Sterling and the fiancée of Philando Castile . The objective of the broadcast is expl...

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  • Women Infected With Zika Can Spread the Virus to Male Sexual Partners
Women Infected With Zika Can Spread the Virus to Male Sexual Partners

On day 9, three days after the onset of his symptoms, the man sought care from the same primary care provider who had diagnosed Zika virus infection in his female partner. Even though Zika was absent from her blood and urine 11 days after she fell ill, her cervical mucus still tested positive for the virus. There has been consensus that Zika infect...

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  • Phoenix police: 7th killing is part of serial shootings case
Phoenix police: 7th killing is part of serial shootings case

Whatever the killer is called - the monster of Maryvale, the serial street shooter - police said they won't catch a break until someone speaks up. Authorities confirmed the victim survived the shooting. The unidentified sister said, "He had just step foot outside the vehicle, his auto door was still open". She arrived at the home to find her ...

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  • Pokémon GO users warned of dangers on roads while playing
Pokémon GO users warned of dangers on roads while playing

I've watched my social media over the past week and there were people in the beginning that had no idea what it was or were even scoffing at the idea of a Pokemon game. Dave Rektor. Aside from CP, Pokemon-Type is another important thing that you need to keep an eye on. You can find players roaming around on streets, jumping fences to access restr...

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