• Three Baton Rouge Officers Killed, Three Injured in 'Ambush'
Three Baton Rouge Officers Killed, Three Injured in 'Ambush'

The dead suspect in the Baton Rouge shooting was wearing all black and was wearing a mask, Baton Rouge Police Department Sgt. Don Coppola said . At least one suspect is dead. Gov. John Bel Edwards rushed to the hospital where the shot officers were taken. At one such protest in Dallas, a sniper opened fire on police officers, killing five and in...

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  • Children are watching: Clinton targets Trump in new ad
Children are watching: Clinton targets Trump in new ad

As Trump prepares to accept his party's nomination, the poll suggests he's increased his backing among Republicans. A CNN/ORC poll had the former secretary of state up two points from June, garnering 49% support to Trump's 42% support among registered voters nationally.

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  • The Dead Baton Rouge Shooting Suspect Attacked Police On His 29th Birthday
The Dead Baton Rouge Shooting Suspect Attacked Police On His 29th Birthday

He reportedly attacked police at a gas station on Airline Highway where protests had been held following the shooting death of Alton Sterling by a Baton Rouge officer. Our country is divided and out of control. As of June this year, 201 of 657 officers are black, or 30 percent, according to numbers provided by the police department.

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  • Chelsea target starlet signing, plan to keep hold of midfielder
Chelsea target starlet signing, plan to keep hold of midfielder

Conte's players have been warned. The Colombian was signed by Jose Mourinho from Fiorentina in February 2015 for a fee in excess of £26m, after impressing for his country in their World Cup exploits in Brazil. "I am not angry, I couldn't be considering we only started working together three days ago and were facing an opponent at a more advance...

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  • La. ACLU Sues Baton Rouge City and Police Over Protests
La. ACLU Sues Baton Rouge City and Police Over Protests

The groups allege that authorities used excessive force, carried out mass arrests and verbally and physically abused protesters . However, they used the plot to kill officers, which they described as "real, credible evidence" that police were under a serious threat, as their justification for how law enforcement had handled protests in the city ...

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  • Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton, Bringing His Campaign to an End
Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton, Bringing His Campaign to an End

See, that wasn't so bad, right? While he mounted a surprising challenge for the Clinton campaign , the senator ultimately stood back for the sake of uniting the party against the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump . Accepting the endorsement of her primary rival, Clinton said she was happy to be working with someone who has energized ...

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For "blue-collar billionaire" Donald Trump, money's an asset

A former lawmaker who is Maine's committeeman serving on the Republican National Committee, Willette blamed "media speculation" for much of the talk about potential chaos within the convention hall among delegates. The convention is expected to culminate with Trump becoming the party's official nominee. James Wigderson, a conservative columnist w...

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  • Trump formally introduces Pence as running mate
Trump formally introduces Pence as running mate

The transformation of Mike Pence into a surrogate for Donald Trump is almost complete. Running an hour behind schedule, Pence shook hands, gave hugs and stuck to the script. Republicans who have criticized Trump on various issues praised his selection of Pence. He did return for a brief photo-op at the end. Donald Trump "will stand with our e...

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  • Paul Ryan Asks Director of National Intelligence to Deny Clinton Classified Information
Paul Ryan Asks Director of National Intelligence to Deny Clinton Classified Information

Republican lawmakers suggested the FBI should open a new investigation into Hillary Clinton, this time for disparities between her testimony before Congress and the findings of the FBI's investigation into her email process. "I don't think that's for me to recommend", he said. In a lengthy statement on the FBI's conclusions from its yearlong inve...

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  • NYC sees first woman-to-man sexual transmission of Zika
NYC sees first woman-to-man sexual transmission of Zika

To this point all other recorded cases of sexual transmissions of the mosquito-borne virus have been from men to their sexual partners. Zika causes a host of birth defects, especially microcephaly, a condition that stunts the growth of a fetus's brain and the skull to collapse on it.

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  • GOP Rejects Effort To Soften Platform On Gay Marriage Opposition
GOP Rejects Effort To Soften Platform On Gay Marriage Opposition

RNC delegates looking to "Dump Trump" have racked up two major wins in the last several days, but chances are looking slim that they'll find a suitable alternative to the NY real estate mogul before the RNC kicks off next Monday. For Lonegan, the move to unpledge delegates has nothing to do with undermining voters. "They are not there to represent ...

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  • Baton Rouge police say more than one officer has been shot
Baton Rouge police say more than one officer has been shot

Relations with police have been tense following the killing of Alton Sterling, 37, a black man killed by white officers earlier this morning. The races of the suspects and the officers in the shooting were not immediately known. During the shooting BRPD officers and East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies were struck during gunfire exchange....

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  • Trump looks forward to introducing Pence as VP pick
Trump looks forward to introducing Pence as VP pick

He then announced the choice on Twitter, though the presentation event was postponed a day after the terror attack in Nice. Pushing back on those reports, Trump said Pence was "my first choice" for the running mate slot. With Pence sitting in a NY hotel, Trump made a decision to postpone the announcement and later told Fox News he had not yet set...

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  • Muslim Cleric Gulen Denies Involvement in Attempted Turkish Coup
Muslim Cleric Gulen Denies Involvement in Attempted Turkish Coup

Questions need to be asked over whether Turkey is a "viable partner" in the fight against the so-called Islamic State militant group, France's foreign minister has warned. Gulen moved to the United States in 1999, before he was charged with treason in Turkey. Speaking at an impromptu news conference from his home in the remote village of Saylor...

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  • Freddie Gray: Highest-Ranking Officer Set to Stand Trial
Freddie Gray: Highest-Ranking Officer Set to Stand Trial

Brian Rice.The BPD immediately began to collect those documents, even paying overtime, to provide to the SAO.", the statement read. In one, a sheriff's major said in a sworn affidavit that he recommended charges against Rice and other officers despite having no role in investigating Gray's death.

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  • Pokemon Go to roll out in 200 markets soon
Pokemon Go to roll out in 200 markets soon

Regardless of platform, newly-launched online games rarely sustain their initial user numbers as the novelty wears off. Users have had no luck playing the mega-hit game. A spokesman said they had not experienced any problems yet, but wanted to pre-empt any issues. Analysts aren't sure how much " Pokemon Go " will boost Nintendo's profit mar...

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  • Forecasters consider if tornado hit New Jersey
Forecasters consider if tornado hit New Jersey

Jeb Bush's 2016 super PAC, "Right to Rise". CNN also reported that Trump was expected to make the announcement of his pick on Friday - which happens to be the deadline for Pence to drop out of the race to be Indiana's governor. The trial in the bridge case is scheduled to begin in September, and defense lawyers have promised to savage him and s...

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  • '28 Pages' Of 9/11 Report Released
'28 Pages' Of 9/11 Report Released

Bob Graham, who pushed hard for the last chapter of the inquiry's report to be released, believes the hijackers had an extensive Saudi support system while they were in the United States. Because fifteen of the 19 hijackers on the attack were Saudi citizens, according to information revealed shortly after the assault by National Security forces.

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  • 1 dead in officer-involved shooting in Baltimore
1 dead in officer-involved shooting in Baltimore

Officers found him inside, shot in the upper body. He lamented that "there are guns like this all over the place" and that as the nation's "conversation on guns drags on, "we're lucky we don't have four dead cops today". Davis said the gun, coupled with potentially amour-piercing ammunition, "concerns us". The officers were wearing tactical ves...

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  • Alton Sterling's Son Cameron Urges People to 'Protest in Peace, Not Guns'
Alton Sterling's Son Cameron Urges People to 'Protest in Peace, Not Guns'

Civil rights group allege that law enforcement physically and verbally abused the nonviolent protesters . Police said one of the suspects conceded he had planned the attack in response to Sterling's death. told the local paper The Advocate, referring to the historic divide between Baton Rouge's predominantly black and white neighborhoods. Al...

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