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The investigation into Hugo's water began when a local company alerted authorities. Yowell says one of the town's wells was broken into and investigators believe the water system was tampered with. The results were inconsistent, so the company made a decision to test a vial of the water instead. "Due to a standard employee drug testing that all of us are subject to, there were some inconsistent results that came back on one of those tests", said Captain Michael Yowell with the Lincoln ...
  • Clinton picks Kaine as candidate for vice president

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    Between this and Clinton's support for harsh crime reduction strategies in the 1990s, they could create issues for people concerned about their ability to tackle criminal justice reform and jail overcrowding. McGinty, who has tried to link Toomey to GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump though Toomey has not endorsed him, did so again in her statement, noting "the backward agenda put forward by Trump and Toomey".
  • Rantz: Donald Trump, delegates advanced gay rights in the GOP

    Rantz: Donald Trump, delegates advanced gay rights in the GOP

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    During the convention, LGBT-organized protests against Trump were staged outside Trump Tower in New York City. GOP: Most Republicans are adamantly opposed to funding the group, with some even briefly threatening to shut down the government over the issue in 2015.
  • The Disappointing Truth About Ivanka Trump's Inspiring Speech

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    Her dad believes in merit, she said. As he accepted the Republican nomination on Thursday, screens around the stage proclaimed "Trump" in giant letters on a golden barrier, much like on the outside of a Trump building. "The Republican platform does not include any mention of child care, day care, early education, equal pay, or paid leave", all of which Ivanka focused on in her speech.
  • Baton Rouge mourns three police officers killed in ambush by gunman

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    He wrote that he viewed his actions as necessary to "create substantial change within America's police force". He left a digital trail of his thoughts under the name "Cosmo". In the video , Long mentions the July Fourth holiday as a celebration of an uprising against oppressive forces. "Every cop right now looks in a mirror and says, 'Clinton's talking about me - Clinton doesn't even know me, or my friends, or my colleagues, ' and yet, systemic", Wenzel says.
  • Anger On Both Sides After Ted Cruz Snubs Donald Trump

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    Everyone knew it was coming; the campaign had approved it; surely the audience wouldn't turn the event on its head instead of just rolling their eyes at him and tepidly clapping him off the stage. After Trump originally made the accusation, Cruz did respond. During the freewheeling remarks, Trump also touched on the Supreme Court, saying those who want a conservative justice to fill the vacancy have no choice but to vote for him.
  • The Walking Dead Comic-Con posters tease Negan's potential victims

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    And if you think the identity of Negan's victim is going to be revealed within it, you're way too naive (not that it's going to stop some people from analyzing every frame). AMC also premiered the new trailer. The new images showcase each of the characters last seen in Negan's lineup during the season 6 finale, teasing which one could be his chosen victim after his fatal game of Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe .
  • 'Periods for Pence' group takes aim at Donald Trump

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    But Indiana Gov. Pence, Trump's new running mate, also supported the war at the time. Speaking on "Fox News Sunday", Reince Priebus discounted the notion that Trump's selection of conservative Indiana Gov. "Having spent some time with the next president of the United States , Donald Trump is a good man and he will make a great president". Pence depicted the presumptive Republican ticket, just two days before the start of the Republican National Convention, as embracing traditional ...
  • LSU coach Miles visits with police in wake of shootings

    LSU coach Miles visits with police in wake of shootings

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    East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies release balloons at a noon vigil organized by municipal court workers in downtown Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, July 20, 2106, in honor of recent slain and injured sheriff deputies and poli... Karama has described himself as a hip-hop artist and community activist. "There is no doubt whatsoever that these officers were targeted and assassinated", Col.
  • Christie: 'No Discontent' Over Trump's VP Pick

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    The division in the New Jersey Republican party's ranks comes as Christie, who was passed over this week after being vetted to be Trump's running mate in favor of Indiana Gov. When pointed out that Pence also voted for war in Iraq as did his Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Trump said the Indiana Governor is entitled to make mistake once in a while, but the former Secretary of State is not.
  • Bill Clinton Favors Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine for Hillary VP Pick

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    Tom Vilsack, Agriculture Secretary, and Senator Tim Kaine are leading contenders for the role after a week of rigorous vetting, but there are other prospects in contention. Clinton campaign aides say she is considering a vice presidential running mate with national security experience, a factor that has sharpened the focus on former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis , who now is dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a graduate school for ...
  • Visitation held for slain BRPD Officer Matthew Gerald

    Visitation held for slain BRPD Officer Matthew Gerald

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    He said he felt like he had to do something for the officers after he heard about how they were ambushed Sunday by a man who police said was targeting law enforcement. "As you know, we're a big family in public safety and we just wanted to show our support for the injured officer who was coming home today and let him know that we were thinking about him", Glover said.
  • Nevada financially prepped to fight Zika with new CDC funds

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    Because Zika can spread from an infected man to his sex partner, pregnant women should have their male partners use a condom correctly every time or abstain from sex. A team from the University of Florida Entomology and Nematology Department has developed a specialized mosquito trap that lures female mosquitoes known to carry the Zika virus.
  • Mourners gather at funerals of police officers killed in Dallas

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    Almost a week after five officers were killed in the Dallas shooting, memorial services for three of them drew thousands of mourners Wednesday. The shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota were the latest in a series of high-profile police killings of black men in various United States cities that have brought intense scrutiny of police use of force, particularly against black suspects.
  • Trump faces uphill battle at raw Republican convention

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    Cruz "was trying to reach those people who say 'Never Trump, '" said Emily Redditt, an alternate delegate from Texas, as she defended her senator. Overseas U.S. But Trump does much worse among those with college degrees. He delivered a brilliant dissection of Hillary Clinton as the candidate who "literally personifies the failed establishment in Washington, D.C".
  • Texas officer says blacks have 'violent tendencies'

    Texas officer says blacks have 'violent tendencies'

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    Black schoolteacher, Breaion King, 26 was stopped by the white police officer Bryan Richter on June 15, 2015, for driving 50 miles per hour in a 35 miles per hour zone. The probe will include both a criminal investigation and an administrative review into how Richter's supervisors arrived at the decision to give him the lowest level of discipline: counseling and training.
  • GOP VP nominee Mike Pence: Democrats, media 'helpless' to figure out Trump

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    Thus, there was a sense of palpable relief in the cheers of the crowd to hear the in governor speak positively of his running mate. As the crowd roared: "Lock her up", Mr Trump waved them off and said: "Let's defeat her in November". The man who's made a career infuriating fellow Republicans on the Senate floor did the same thing on Wednesday night - on the floor of Quicken Loans Arena.
  • Things to Watch On the Final Day of the Republican National Convention

    Things to Watch On the Final Day of the Republican National Convention

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    Sidestepping the controversy and revolts of the Republican convention that have rattled the party this week, the governor declared Mr Trump was "ready, this team is ready, our party is ready". "He is a man known for a large personality, a colorful style and lots of charisma, and so I guess he was just looking for some balance on the ticket", he said.
  • Auschwitz museum prohibits Pokémon Go play on its grounds

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    Though it may be tempting to find Pokemon hiding at Wood National Cemetery, officials with the Milwaukee VA are asking players to stay away. The Holocaust Museum has also recently banned Pokemon users from playing the game there as well.
  • Trump Officially Introduces Pence as Vice President Pick

    Trump Officially Introduces Pence as Vice President Pick

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    He painted President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton as politicians who "lead from behind", and are weak on combating global terrorism. Once calling himself as "a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order", Pence is also a beloved social conservative among the devout evangelical conservatives within the party.
  • Cruz says he won't commit to voting for Trump despite criticism

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    Boos filled the convention hall on Wednesday night after Cruz declined to endorse Trump in his prime time speech and urged Republicans to vote their conscience. But then he wrapped up quickly and said goodnight. Trump has seemed to thrive on the exposure so far, even when it has been negative. But he believes Cruz "used very bad judgment", adding that "he was not respectful to the invitation by the convention to come and speak".
  • Highest-ranking officer acquitted in the Freddie Gray case

    Highest-ranking officer acquitted in the Freddie Gray case

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    Gray died from spinal injuries after being shackled without a seat belt in a police van, and his death led to several days of riots in the largest city in Maryland in April 2015. Alicia White starting October 13. An officer killed a 32-year-old black man, Philando Castile, at a traffic stop in the midwestern state of Minnesota.
  • Hillary Clinton Slams Chris Christie's RNC Speech; He Says 'Bring It On!'

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    Christie listed her lies: no classified information on the server, she did not email classified information, all work-related emails were given back to the State Department. As far as I'm concerned, that's information for the enemy. "Once you're found guilty, normally it's a firing squad". The mood at the Republican National Convention has turned decidedly ugly - on stage, primetime speaker Chris Christie conducted a mock trial of Clinton, playing to the crowd to convict her, and the crowd ...
  • Donald Trump Officially Wins Republican Nomination for President

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    Clinton wrote her college thesis on the radical writer, and Carson argued he was someone who "acknowledges Lucifer" and seemed to insinuate Clinton did the same. At the beginning, he admitted that the road to the GOP nomination here in Cleveland wasn't an easy one. He only mentioned Trump twice in his speech, choosing to focus on party unity.
  • Mike Pence Strikes Unity Notes in Acceptance Speech

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    In a speech largely meant to lay the groundwork for a future Cruz presidential bid, the conservative firebrand said the election is not about "fighting for one candidate or particular campaign", but rather conservative values. Later, Trump would turn to his newly named running mate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to close Day 3 of the convention on a more unifying note. He has come around to Trump and thinks that Cruz did exactly what Trump would have wanted.
  • Paul Ryan struggles to convince many he supports Trump at RNC

    Paul Ryan struggles to convince many he supports Trump at RNC

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    The Speaker also offered nods to tensions within the GOP during the primary process. "We started this year with ruptures". Sure we have. You know what I call those? Ryan has been rolling out an agenda in the House, partly as a way for Republicans to differentiate themselves from whatever it is that's going on this election season.
  • Kansas Republicans show little appetite for anti-Trump push

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    As the host state party, the Ohio Republican Party has played the lead role in the arrangements. "They're certainly coming together", said Paul Simpson, Chairman of Harris County Republican Party. and Gina Nestande said they're committed to Trump. Also skipping the event is former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean, almost all the Republican members of New Jersey's congressional delegation, save 3rd District Rep.
  • Ted Cruz booed for failing to endorse Donald Trump

    Ted Cruz booed for failing to endorse Donald Trump

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    According to a report in CNN , Cruz, during his whole speech only congratulated Trump once and instead spoke on ideological brand of conservatism. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who had been a top vice presidential contender, was also scheduled to address the convention. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie implored delegates to shout "Guilty!" in response to various accusations of wrongdoing.
  • Donald Trump gives Mike Pence air kiss after RNC speech

    Donald Trump gives Mike Pence air kiss after RNC speech

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    That's one thing that Trump really gets with conservatism. While he backed some of Trump's policy proposals, including building a wall along the U.S. Lawrence Noble, general counsel for the Campaign Legal Center, said the campaign would be breaking the law if McIver wrote the speech on company time.
  • Christie calls Cruz speech 'awful' and 'selfish'

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    Mike Pence began Tuesday what will likely be his toughest task as Donald Trump's running mate by attempting to build a bridge to the legacy of Ronald Reagan. "This is all about Ted Cruz trying to make the party smaller". "Oh, my gosh, I hope he runs again", said Metz, of Eudora, Kansas. Ted Cruz just launched his 2020 campaign by stabbing Donald Trump in the back.
  • Ted Cruz Booed Off Convention Stage After Refusing to Endorse Trump

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    No mention, no kind words, no endorsement. Trump called Pence his "partner" but left no doubt in a rambling speech that Pence's role will be as sidekick to the billionaire businessman at the top of the ticket. Gingrich told the crowd that Cruz had said that in the context of protecting the Constitution, and since Hillary Clinton will shred it as president, then the only way to " vote your conscience " is for "the Trump-Pence ticket", QED.
  • Local leaders expect unity at Republican National Convention

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    Sen. That means one of three things happened with the original report - the New York Times , the originator of the story, got it wrong; Trump's campaign put out misinformation to drum up excitement for the RNC and used Tebow's name; or Tebow saw the flak he was catching for supporting Trump and backed out.