• Ernst Says Trump 'May Help' With Independents
Ernst Says Trump 'May Help' With Independents

Ernst said she will do some rehearsing on Monday in anticipation to speaking to the largest group she's ever addressed after being given the opportunity to speak at the first convention she attends. "Our world is virtually imploding, when we look around us right now", Ernst said, according to the Register. The retired lieutenant colonel in the Io...

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  • Caregiver gets Zika from man who died in medical mystery
Caregiver gets Zika from man who died in medical mystery

Fourteen have involved sexual transmission and one was the result of a laboratory exposure. On Monday, July 18, they said the male relative had developed a mild Zika illness and quickly recovered. Men who experience symptoms or are diagnosed with Zika virus should use condoms for six months to prevent passing it on to a sexual partner, advises the ...

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  • Gunman who killed 3 was 'seeking out' officers
Gunman who killed 3 was 'seeking out' officers

But she added that the police shootings of Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Minnesota "drove home how urgently we need to make reforms to policing and criminal justice (and) how we can not rest until we root out implicit bias and stop the killings of African-Americans".

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  • Erdogan vows to hunt down last of the coup plotters
Erdogan vows to hunt down last of the coup plotters

Death penalty was abolished in Turkey in 2004 to meet the standards of European Union membership that the country was aspiring to. US military personnel stationed at Incirlik Air Base were forced to suspend operations as Ankara shut down all air traffic in the skies above Turkey as part of the government's military response to the attempted c...

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  • Convention drama: Trump campaign stops rules rebellion
Convention drama: Trump campaign stops rules rebellion

Hundreds of socially conservative delegates opposed to nominating Trump protested noisily after the convention's presiding officer, Arkansas GOP Rep. Steve Womack, abruptly put the rules to a vote and declared them approved by voice. While those backing a vote believed they had achieved that number by filing nine petitions, Womack told the conventi...

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  • Phoenix Police Release Updated Sketch Of Serial Shooter
Phoenix Police Release Updated Sketch Of Serial Shooter

The City of Phoenix Police Department is now seeking any information about the known incidents and any other shootings that may have been committed by the suspect. "We're not just asking for the public to report any suspicious vehicle or persons", Howard said. Two people were killed in April and two in June.

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  • Judge set to issue ruling in Baltimore police officer case
Judge set to issue ruling in Baltimore police officer case

Six officers were indicted by a grand jury after Gray's April 2015 death while in police custody. Police allege Gray was in possession of an illegal switchblade knife when officers overtook him near the public housing complex Gilmore Homes.

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  • Black Lives Matter: Thousands expected at Melbourne rally
Black Lives Matter: Thousands expected at Melbourne rally

Most recently, he was arrested over the weekend in Louisiana during a protest in Baton Rouge . A Winnipeg group says it is holding a vigil at the Manitoba Legislature next week in response to black " lives lost due to police brutality" in the US and a conversation on race stemming from the recent Toronto Pride Parade.

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  • Trump foes win chance to voice opposition at convention
Trump foes win chance to voice opposition at convention

Delegates could also symbolically walk off the floor during the nomination roll call, though per the rules approved on Thursday that would not affect vote totals. She wants everyone to be able to come here and vote for the "candidate of their choice". Others roaming the streets near the convention had a more moderate tone, instead focusing on the...

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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren asked to address first night of DNC
Sen. Elizabeth Warren asked to address first night of DNC

Clinton is also vetting Virginia Sen. Among the people Clinton is considering as her running mate: Virginia Sen. Kaine, a former mayor and governor from a key general-election battleground state, is considered to be a safe choice for Clinton, someone who could help her appeal to moderates who have been turned off by Trump's divisive rhetoric.

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  • Walker says fears and concerns over Clinton will unite GOP
Walker says fears and concerns over Clinton will unite GOP

Mike Pence as his running mate while an Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Clinton's careless handling of sensitive documents via her private email server made her "unfit" to be president. "I think it's an incredible opportunity for us to show what a better America would be under Republican leadership", he said. The central theme of his sp...

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  • FBI Agents Believe An 'Inside Deal' Protected Hillary Clinton
FBI Agents Believe An 'Inside Deal' Protected Hillary Clinton

Comey told the House Oversight Committee last week that Clinton used her private email server to send and receive some classified documents, seeming to contradict previous statements that Clinton made to Congress under oath. "While I understand that this investigation has generated significant public interest, as attorney general, it would be i...

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  • Right-Wing Republican Platform Committee Affirms Opposition to LGBT Equality
Right-Wing Republican Platform Committee Affirms Opposition to LGBT Equality

The Republican Party is prepping its platform in advance of its national convention this weekend, and to no one's surprise, it's full of anti-LGBT rhetoric. The new platform, however, moved in the opposite direction. The proposed 2016 GOP platform has been released, and while it doesn't line up entirely with Trump's campaign positions, it is cl...

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  • ACLU, activists sue Baton Rouge Police Department over protester arrests
ACLU, activists sue Baton Rouge Police Department over protester arrests

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the ACLU, North Baton Rouge Matters, Black Youth Project 100, New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice, and Louisiana chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, which had legal observers on hand during Sunday's protest.

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  • Clinton calls for criminal justice reform in NAACP speech
Clinton calls for criminal justice reform in NAACP speech

The appearance before the nation's largest civil rights group was the first of two scheduled campaign stops in the battleground state of OH on Monday , just as the four-day Republican National Convention kicked off in Cleveland. Clinton said she would invest in retraining for law enforcement officers, create guidelines for the use of force,...

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  • One day later, VP contender reverses course on abortion rights
One day later, VP contender reverses course on abortion rights

Another of Trump's military advisors, retired Rear Adm. Charles Kubic, acknowledged that Trump's rhetoric may differ from actual national security policies, telling CNN's Kyra Phillips in April: "I think he is prone to drawing (a) very stark contrast when he's trying to make a point".

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  • Slain Baton Rouge officer wrote emotional Facebook post
Slain Baton Rouge officer wrote emotional Facebook post

A former Marine, Gavin Long , shot and killed three officers near the city's police headquarters Sunday. There is a third officer injured as well, but his name has not yet released. "Attacks on police are an attack against all of us... the rule of law that makes society possible". Col. Mike Edmonson made the comments Monday morning .

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  • Clinton Is Not Tipping Her VP Hand Based On Speaker Slots
Clinton Is Not Tipping Her VP Hand Based On Speaker Slots

Brian Fallon, a Clinton campaign spokesman, would only say in a statement that Clinton "held a series of campaign-related meetings at her Washington home, including several about her vice presidential selection process". The timing is earlier than vice presidential picks typically speak , according to the New York Times . Clinton is also vettin...

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  • Consumer Reports reverses itself, blasts Tesla' s Autopilot
Consumer Reports reverses itself, blasts Tesla' s Autopilot

Since then, the company has been on the defensive as road-safety advocates called for Tesla to scale back the driving software, or be more explicit in its warnings about the technology. In Tesla's own words, the system can "automatically steer down the highway, change lanes, and adjust speed in response to traffic". The consumer advocate a...

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  • Sanders 'Sold Out' With Clinton Endorsement
Sanders 'Sold Out' With Clinton Endorsement

During much of her remarks, Clinton embraced many of Sanders' causes, vowing to oppose trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, fight to raise the federal minimum wage - adopting Sanders' tone, she called it a "starvation wage" - and overhaul the campaign finance system.

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