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We've been hard at work to bring you plenty of Pokemon GO coverage, including 20 important features the game doesn't explain, as well as a comprehensive wiki guide for all of your other unanswered questions. As of July 8, Pokemon GO is installed on 5.16 percent of all Android devices in the US. To play, you fire up the game and then start trekking to prominent local landmarks - represented in the game as "Pokestops" - where you can gather supplies such as Pokeballs.
  • Trevor Noah: We Should All Be

    Trevor Noah: We Should All Be "Pro-Cop and Pro-Black"

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    For instance, former Illinois Rep. Or pro-black and anti-cop. At the same time, there were reports of anti-cop sentiments surfacing on Twitter as a reaction to the recent deaths of African-Americans at the hands of police. Then Noah, a native of South Africa, talked about the way America talks police shootings, creating a deeper divide as people take sides like choosing the Red Sox versus the Yankees, or cats versus dogs.
  • Olympics: Sioux City's Houlihan claims Olympic spot

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    In the end, when she found out she would joining world champion Simone Biles, breakout star Laurie Hernandez, uneven bars expert, Madison Kocian, and London "fierce five" team mate Aly Raisman. "They keep me young", he said. "I'm willing to put everything into it and clean up those details and really just push myself". She said her focus "probably" will be on the 5,000 in the future.
  • Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome keeps yellow as Alberto Contador abandons

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    It was a tough day. However, it was Cummings who attacked first and he rode solo over the summit and maintained a comfortable lead on the ensuing high-speed descent and slight rise to the finish in Lac de Payolle . Tour spokesman Fabrice Tiano said the race jury had met and chose to fine Froome 200 Swiss francs ($203) for "inappropriate behavior". The Irish climber was one of the most aggressive on the final climb of Andorre Arcalis , attacking several times and then driving the group ...
  • Portugal shocks France with 1-0 win for Euro 2016 championship

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    For France it was a debilitating defeat after they had come into the match as heavy favorites and hoping to lift the spirits of a nation still recovering from last November's attacks in Paris. We had to work very hard and be more humble than the other team. Maybe that was the only weakness in this French team'. Less than 10 minutes after Ronaldo had departed there was a moment when Cedric Soares, the Southampton full-back who had made the fateful pass to his captain, left a bit on ...
  • Trump Implodes And Embraces Neo-Nazis While Defending Anti-Semitic Star of David Tweet

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    Bob Corker has withdrawn his name as a possible running mate for Donald Trump , his spokesman confirms. He put out a tweet talking about crooked Hillary Clinton. Trump repeatedly referenced Gingrich after taking over the podium. As a first-time candidate without deep ties to the party, Trump's media parade is a smart strategy in terms of selecting the right person and also associating himself with the establishment he needs to raise money and compete in battleground states, strategists ...
  • Trump, Clinton postpone campaign events after Dallas attacks

    Trump, Clinton postpone campaign events after Dallas attacks

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    He did not mention the deaths of the two African-Americans shot by police officers earlier this week. Too many Americans feel like they've lost hope. He did speak. "When incidents like this occur, there's a big chunk of our citizenry that feels as if, because of the color of their skin, they are not being treated the same, and that hurts, and that should trouble all of us", the president said Thursday.
  • Car Bomb Hits Army Outpost in Turkey; at Least 1 Dead

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    Mardin governorship said in a statement that two Turkish soldiers and one female civilian was killed when a PKK vehicle bomb exploded at Cevizlik gendarmerie station. While the PKK leadership is mainly based in the mountains of northern Iraq, the group is closely allied with Syria-based Kurdish Democratic Union Party and their armed fighters, the People's Protection Units (YPG).
  • Bernie Sanders to Officially Endorse Hillary Clinton

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    The New York Times reported Thursday that Democrats involved in the planning offered that the endorsement could come Tuesday as Clinton campaigns in the Granite State . "We have seen the third-party candidates doing better than we've traditionally seen third-party candidates doing", but because there are "very few true independents" in the electorate, "I don't think it should be too surprising that at least at this point Gary Johnson and Jill Stein aren't polling all that well" in polls ...
  • Rifles and bomb material found in shooter's home

    Rifles and bomb material found in shooter's home

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    But how are we to weed out the armed and unsafe people who kill others in our neighborhoods with impunity without the police? The doors to the complex on South Lamar Street were locked and officers could be seen inside taking a defensive stance at the doors.
  • Dallas attack sidelines Clinton-Trump events

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    But she said there was "clear evidence" African-Americans are more likely to be killed in police incidents than any other group of Americans, and said white Americans need to join the fight against racism. Remember what those police officers were doing when they died. Alton Sterling was shot in the chest by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on July 5, and Philando Castille was killed during a routine traffic stop in St Paul, Minnesota a day later.
  • House to vote on Cornyn gun measure next week

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    Republicans, and their NRA backers, have been determined to sabotage any attempt to toughen the laws. Ryan said the House would vote on a broad bill that will include measures to prevent radicalization and recruitment by extremist groups, as well as a provision to stop suspected terrorists from buying guns.
  • Dallas shootings gunman had bomb-making materials and rifles at his home

    Dallas shootings gunman had bomb-making materials and rifles at his home

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    Officials said Johnson had embraced militant black nationalism and expressed anger over shootings by police as well as a desire to "kill white people, especially white officers". "I personally have taken calls from Wisconsin, South Dakota, Houston , Pennsylvania - people who are giving to our Assist the Officer Foundation - to help out".
  • Gingrich says Trump is a 'necessary candidate'

    Gingrich says Trump is a 'necessary candidate'

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    While Gingrich may be reflecting about his own choice, he said in the interview that Trump's presidential candidacy is not happenstance. Gingrich said he has been vetted for the job, but he has yet to decide whether to partner with Trump were he to be asked.
  • Black activists hope killings prompt more action from whites

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    In turn, police across the country said they would step up their patrols. The protesters started off in front of the Department of Justice chanting and they lit candles flanked by more than a dozen officers with D.C. The petition has until August 5, 2016, to obtain 100,000 signatures - the number that elicits a response from White House officials. The protest was meant to be nonviolent , and had been peaceful up until shots rang near 9 p.m., close to the end of the demonstration.
  • Mother of Alton Sterling's Son Slams 'Reprehensible Acts of Violence' in Dallas

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    A line of officers with shields cleared the street, pushing the protesters to the curb. Kardashian went on to list the names of black Americans who have recently lost their lives to police violence. Edwards said he was horrified by the killings of five police officers in Dallas during a protest over police shootings on Thursday night. Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr.
  • Philando Castile's mother says there is a 'silent war against African Americans'

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    In less than 48 hours, these two men became the latest victims of an epidemic of brutality that continues to plague our nation, joining a tragic list of 123 Black men fatally shot by police officers in 2016 alone. They were ostensibly pulled over for a broken traffic light. He said they were negotiating with a suspect who had been exchanging gunfire with officers and who told officers "the end was coming".
  • DCCC Launches $1 Million Ad Campaign Tying Down-Ballot Republicans to Trump

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    Correll says Virginia law is unconstitutional because it allows for criminal penalties for GOP delegates who don't vote for the victor of the March 1 primary, which Trump won. South Carolina's Mark Sanford described Trump's address as "stream of consciousness" and "long on hyperbole and short on facts". U.S. Rep. Steve Womack found the meeting "informative", said his spokesman, Claire Burghoff.
  • Labeling Bill Passes Senate, Heads to House

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    Vermont's law called for all foods containing biotech ingredients to disclose them on packaging, while the Senate bill makes it optional for companies to identify ingredients produced via genetic engineering, or "bioengineering". For instance, some ingredients may not fall under the law's definition of GMO. The Senate bill would allow most food companies three methods of disclosure through a digital code that can be read smartphones or with a symbol or text on package labels.
  • More reports of violence against United States police officers

    More reports of violence against United States police officers

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    Police officers also were ambushed and wounded in Missouri and Georgia on Friday, but officials did not know the motivation. A suburban St. Louis police chief says a motorist shot an officer three times as the officer walked back to his auto during a traffic stop.
  • Louis-area officer shot in traffic stop; man charged

    Louis-area officer shot in traffic stop; man charged

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    The other attacks on police included a Georgia man who authorities said called 911 to report a break-in, then ambushed the officer who came to investigate. The perpetrator, Lakeem Keon Scott, committed this crime over his frustration over police-related shootings. Police Chief Sam Dotson said there is no indication of a specific threat in St.
  • 'Bikini bandit' on the loose in Southern California

    'Bikini bandit' on the loose in Southern California

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    According to sheriff's officials, the thief donned a green bikini top and a yellow bikini bottom around 3 p.m. June 4 when she broke into a locked property in the 28000 block of West Avenue C-6 and made off with some unidentified items. She is described as white, in her late 30s, and approximately 5ft 5in and 120lbs. "Arson/Explosives (Detail) is on the way to check out the device and safely detonate it", said Shirley Miller, a spokeswoman with the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station, on ...
  • Trump smearing Obama is a new low - even for him

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    Some of those times he said he was repeating what "many people" believe - one of the presumptive Republican nominee's favorite ways to sprinkle conspiracy theories into the presidential campaign. GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC denounced Trump's comments about Obama as "highly offensive". It is just unusual that people such as Obama are so willing to criticize Americans (including those sympathetic toward the Confederacy) while at the same time effectively defending foreign terrorists simply ...
  • Donald Trump has the biggest, most impressive unfavorable ratings you've ever seen

    Donald Trump has the biggest, most impressive unfavorable ratings you've ever seen

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    But she didn't really get a bounce compared to last month when she had a 44 percent/53 percent favorable/unfavorable split. The reversal comes in the aftermath of Trump's racist attacks against a sitting US federal judge of Mexican heritage, which Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders have publicly condemned in recent weeks.
  • San Diego Woman Pleads Guilty To Defacing Rocks At 7 National Parks

    San Diego Woman Pleads Guilty To Defacing Rocks At 7 National Parks

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    She pleaded guilty to seven misdemeanor counts of damaging government property. A plea agreement reviewed by The Denver Post shows Nocket also will write a formal apology to the National Park Service. A later hearing will determine how much restitution the woman must pay to help with the cleanup. During this time, she is not permitted to visit National Parks or lands administered by the US Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Romney A

    Romney A "Sad", "Pathetic", "Jealous" "Loser" Who Should Retire

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    Romney has pledged never to support Trump, and many of his fund-raisers feel similarly. "Freedom of any kind means no one should be judged by their race or their color and the tone of his hue", Trump said. Minutes after Romney spoke, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus told the audience that Trump would be an effective president and that he would win with or without their support.
  • Local blood banks sending help to Orlando, asking for donors

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    The deferral policy she mentions is the current restriction on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, who can only donate if they haven't had sex in the past 12 months. "If one percent of the population started donating blood again on a regular basis, there would never be a blood shortage", Lemoine said. The Center teemed with activity Monday as volunteers arranged appointments for people who need counseling after the carnage and took delivery of supplies - food, drink, even toiletries ...
  • Yellowstone National Park: Man dies after falling into hot spring

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    After Scott's sister reported the fall, rangers navigated over the highly fragile crust of the geyser basin to try to recover his body. They confirmed Colin Scott's death Tuesday evening. Springs in the national park can reach near boiling under the thin layer of rock - reaching temperatures of 93C. His death occurred in one of the hottest and most volatile areas of Yellowstone, where boiling water flows just beneath a thin rock crust.
  • Woman accused of intentionally driving off cliff, killing twin sister

    Woman accused of intentionally driving off cliff, killing twin sister

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    The vehicle then slammed into a rock wall and plunged to the rocks below. Anastasia Duval, whose previous name was Ann Dadow, was pronounced dead at the scene . Then they saw the vehicle "accelerate forward and then take a sharp left over the cliff", he said. Alexandria was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.
  • China's South China Sea Actions Main Concern for Australia

    China's South China Sea Actions Main Concern for Australia

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    Carter said that if China continues with reclamation and militarization in the disputed waters, it risked "erecting a great wall of self-isolation". The US has also voiced its opposition to such a zone. If China proceeds with its reported plan to declare an ADIZ over the South China Sea, Taiwan will not comply with the ADIZ requirement for flights to identify themselves in that airspace, Feng said at a hearing of the legislative Foreign and National Defense Committee.