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Earlier this week, Hoff, a 10-year D.C. resident and member of the D.C. Republican Party, found herself in another debate - this one over the very platform and principles of the party that she's been active in for the last 15 years. LaSalvia said the platform sends a message about the party's vision for the country. "This isn't my GOP, and I know it's not yours either". "Freedom means freedom for everyone, including gays and lesbians".
  • Donald Trump introduces VP pick Mike Pence as job creator, budget balancer

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    And while Trump said he primarily based his decision by examining Pence's work as IN governor, he added that party unity was also a factor, without elaborating. "Donald Trump again and again emerged because I think very much like the 40th president that you and I so admire, Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump understands the anxiety and the aspiration of the American people like no leader since Reagan".
  • Trump introduces VP pick Pence as 'solid' and a unifier

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    The "failures" of President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton were responsible for both Thursday's terrorist attack in Nice, France, and Friday's attempted coup by the Turkish military, Trump claimed Saturday. But then, in a typical digression, he turned to praising his own project to convert the Old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington into a luxury hotel.
  • Black Lives Matter protest held in Lansing

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    The goal of today's rally was not just to stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the USA but to also raise awareness about the discrimination that black people face in Canada and Quebec. Other activists present include the Rev. Al Sharpton and NAACP President Cornell Brooks. The group says that, since the city of Falcon Heights has not nixed its contract with the St.
  • Shocking footage of police shooting dead unarmed teenager Dylan Noble

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    He is shown saying "I hate my life" before walking towards the police officers, who shot him twice. Police shot him twice more after he fell on the ground. Officers shot Dylan Noble , who is white, on June 25 during a traffic stop. Video shows Noble putting his left hand out the window. An unarmed man named Dylan Noble whom Fresno police shot and killed anyway.
  • Will picking Mike Pence help Donald Trump in Colorado?

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    Trump and Pence will appear together Saturday morning at a midtown Manhattan hotel, an unofficial kickoff event to the Republican National Convention two days before it opens in Cleveland. "Every single thing they touched has turned to awful, disgusting death-defying problems", Trump said. Flight delays pushed the event back to 6 p.m.at the Indianapolis Executive Airport in Zionsville.
  • Hillary Clinton finally 'feels the Bern'….in a good way

    Hillary Clinton finally 'feels the Bern'….in a good way

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    Trump compared Sanders' embrace of Clinton to "Occupy Wall Street endorsing Goldman Sachs". Livingston was a leader of the Syracuse for Sanders presidential primary campaign, helping Sanders capture about 49 percent of the vote in Central New York's 24th Congressional District.
  • Turkish coup quashed, 194 reported killed

    Turkish coup quashed, 194 reported killed

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    Dramatic images showed dozens of rebels walking away from the tanks. "We strongly hope that the situation will return to normal, and that order and peace will be restored as soon as possible", Abe said in a statement . Some 90 more people are believed to have been killed , including 41 police officers, 47 civilians and two soldiers. Turkey's state-run news agency said military helicopters have also attacked the headquarters of TURKSAT satellite station on the outskirts of Ankara and the ...
  • 'Wrong must be corrected' for black man killed by police

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    A day after Sterling's death, Philando Castile was shot and killed by a police officer in Minnesota during a traffic stop with his girlfriend streaming the aftermath of the black man's death live in Facebook . Police say the night Sterling was killed someone called 911 reporting that Sterling threatened him with a gun outside of the Triple S convenience store, where Sterling routinely sold CDs.
  • Will celebrities be attending the Republican National Convention?

    Will celebrities be attending the Republican National Convention?

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    Trump at a light bulb factory in Manchester, New Hampshire, June 30. But although some of the "Dump Trump" coalition seems prepared to do battle, they still don't have an alternative candidate to Donald Trump (though the leader of Delegates Unbound seems to be rather coy about the size of her army ).
  • Middle East unites in condemnation of Nice attack

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    NICE , France (AP) - In one of the most heart-wrenching effects of the Nice truck attack, dozens of those killed or injured were children who had gone to see Bastille Day fireworks. It quickly filled up with photos , appeals, and - in some cases - good news. Australian journalist David Coady, in Nice on vacation, witnessed the attack.
  • Milwaukee police chief part of town hall on race relations

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    Nor can one ignore (black) tenured Harvard economist Roland Fryer, who on Monday released research findings that police officers don't, in fact, use deadly force more often against blacks than whites. Police are tense. Too much tension will only boil over. "But Dallas I'm here to say, we must reject such despair". He turned to his Bible and he read to me a verse he used in his sermon the day before.
  • Funeral for slain Dallas Police Sgt. Michael Smith

    Funeral for slain Dallas Police Sgt. Michael Smith

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    On Tuesday, Obama attended a memorial service in Dallas for the officers. The community gathered to say goodbye, three separate services honoring each officer. Thompson was laid to rest later Wednesday in Corsicana, south of Dallas . In a blog post published on the Huffington Post, "opinionated writer" Jesse Benn speculated that one of the five slain Dallas officers may have been a "white supremacist".
  • Biggest Blow To Trump Yet!: Tim Tebow Turns Down RNC Speaker Spot

    Biggest Blow To Trump Yet!: Tim Tebow Turns Down RNC Speaker Spot

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    Former reality TV star Tim Tebow returned from the Philippines this week to find out that he'd be speaking at Great Overlord Donald Trump's Republican National Convention next week. Lots of major Republican politicians have passed on not only speaking at the convention but attending it altogether. Paul Manafort, Trump's campaign chairman, celebrated the committee's actions with a comment on Twitter.
  • Ginsburg apologizes for Trump comments

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    Ginsburg went on a tear. In mid-February, 40% of voters rated the Supreme Court's job performance as good or excellent, its highest positives in almost four years. In reality, of course, Justice Ginsburg needn't have said anything at all in response to the criticism that her remarks generated. There is a precedent.
  • Houston woman with Zika gives birth to baby with microcephaly

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    In a separate statement from Harris County Public Health (HCPH), officials said Zika test results for the mother were inconclusive, but the infant's results were definitive, suggesting that the mother was probably infected while she was pregnant, presumably in Latin America.
  • Terrorist attack in Nice

    Terrorist attack in Nice

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    While revellers were out celebrating the country's national Bastille Day holiday in Nice, a crazed driver plowed into pedestrians on the sidewalk, driving over the bodies of civilians for about a mile ahead. The French anti-terrorism prosecutor has opened a terrorism investigation. One policewoman actually managed to jump into the truck , regional president Christian Estrosi said.
  • Republican panel leaves anti-Trump move gasping for breath

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    The arena is the site of next week's Republican National Convention. "It's over, folks. We need to get behind our candidate", said Steve Scheffler, a committee member from Iowa. But Unruh has said she expects to win support from at least 28 of them - which under party rules means her plan would be brought to the full convention next Monday for a vote.
  • Law enforcement, activists to meet with President Obama at White House

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    The killings triggered a revenge attack by a black army veteran who shot dead five police officers in the city of Dallas last week. The hastily arranged meeting came a day after Obama traveled to Dallas to memorialize five police officers killed last week by an African-American man who said he wanted to kill white people .
  • Donald Trump selects Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his VP running mate

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    The selection, which ended days of speculation, was confirmed to NBC News sources Thursday. Instead, it's in the other direction: The choice of an incumbent governor and former member of House leadership could undercut the outsider profile that has defined Trump's core of support from the start.
  • Iowans are reacting to possible Trump VP choice

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    On Wednesday, Trump and his children traveled to IN again to meet with Pence, who is not well known outside of Republican circles. Donald Trump asked Mike Pence to be his running mate and the IN governor accepted, a source with direct knowledge tells ABC News .
  • Clinton says together with Sanders she will beat Trump

    Clinton says together with Sanders she will beat Trump

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    Bernie Sanders endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president on Tuesday. "The strength of the endorsement was important", Grijalva said on Tuesday of Sanders' decision to formally back Clinton . Hillary Clinton , the presumptive Democratic nominee. He will endorse her today - fans angry! Sanders previously even questioned whether Clinton was qualified to be president.
  • Sanders Ends Presidential Run With Clinton Endorsement

    Sanders Ends Presidential Run With Clinton Endorsement

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    Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where Sanders endorsed Clinton for president. " Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding president, and I am proud to stand with her today", says Sen. " Bernie Sanders , who has lost most of his leverage, has totally sold out to Crooked Hillary Clinton ", Trump wrote on Twitter . " Bernie and Trump are polar opposites", Carroll said, advising Sanders supporters to look at Trump's platform.
  • Shocked Canada PM offers support after Nice attack

    Shocked Canada PM offers support after Nice attack

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    President Barack Obama condemned the events which took place in Nice and called it a "horrific terrorist attack". Among those injured are 20 children, France's president said they were critically hurt. Prosecutor Jean-Michel Pretre said the lorry drove 2km (1.2 miles) through a large crowd, the AFP news agency reports . "It's a scene of horror ", a local member of parliament, Eric Ciotti, told France Info radio, saying the truck had "mown down several hundred people".
  • Indiana Gov. Mike Pence emerges as Trump's likely running mate

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    The paperwork has been drawn up for him to take that step, according to a Republican, who insisted on anonymity because that person was not authorized to publicly discuss the plans. on July 12, 2016. Pence is a reassuring choice after some of Trump's unorthodox statements on the campaign trail, congressional Republicans said. "We often worked together on the Republican Study Committee to advance conservative legislation", said Wilson, who served in the House with Pence, who represented an ...
  • Emmy Acting Nominations Are Most Diverse Ever

    Emmy Acting Nominations Are Most Diverse Ever

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    When the Emmy Award nominations were announced this morning, Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams was just as surprised as you were to find out the results. Among the newly recognized is Aziz Ansari, who is nominated this year for best actor in a comedy for his lead role in Master of None , which he also created.
  • Thousands Of Deleted Clinton Emails May Yet Be Made Public

    Thousands Of Deleted Clinton Emails May Yet Be Made Public

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    Lynch's persistence drew critical rebukes from Republicans. "We hope, Madam Attorney General, to get answers to these questions today". Lynch was asked about her email practices by Rep. Lynch refused to be drawn into debating Clinton's conduct or the facts of the case, repeatedly referring Goodlatte to testimony given by FBI Director James Comey last week.
  • Trump to tap IN governor as running mate

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    He's got his second-in-command ready in the wings. "Look, I served in Congress for 12 years, I've been governor for three and a half years", he said to reporters this week, according to ABC . Interestingly, Pence's 2016 veep competition, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was also on that straw poll and came in fourth. While it's extremely far-fetched to call either potential replacement a liberal choice, neither could possibly be as detrimental to the women and LGBT communities of IN ...
  • Trump veep speculation turns to Pence; campaign says no pick yet

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    But Trump's campaign chairman says they haven't informed anyone of a final decision, and a communications adviser says Trump himself hasn't even made a final decision. Garrett also said Lotter confirmed to him that Pence had purchased advertising time for his reelection and noted that the purchases are refundable.
  • United Nations stresses separation from Hague tribunal

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    According to the US Navy, it plans to step up FONOPS near the artificial structures that US Pacific Command Commander Admiral Harry Harris has described as China's "Great Wall of Sand". China's stand weakens the principle of dispute resolution through arbitration-but this time, it is far more risky, as this is not just a dispute between the two nations, but also a proxy for China-US jousting.
  • AG Lynch on Capitol Hill as GOP presses Clinton inquiry

    AG Lynch on Capitol Hill as GOP presses Clinton inquiry

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    The FBI uncovered several thousand additional emails related to her position, some of which contained classified material, that were not included in the 30,000 emails Clinton handed over to the State Department. Despite facing persistent and sometimes impatient challenges from Republicans in the House of Representatives, Lynch testified that she thought it wouldn't be proper for her to discuss in detail the prosecution team's "unanimous recommendation" not to pursue charges against Clinton.