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Trump openly taunted the leaders of his own party Tuesday by refusing to endorse Ryan and former Republican presidential nominee John McCain of Arizona in their GOP primaries. "He's incapable of changing". But Clinton was able to recover during the Democratic convention.Trump, too, saw a polling boost from his convention, Madonna said.
  • Barack Obama lays out optimistic vision for US

    Barack Obama lays out optimistic vision for US

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    Sarandon said convention organizers scuttled planned remarks from prominent Sanders surrogate Nina Turner, a former OH state senator, at the convention on Tuesday night. Obama said that acknowledging racial tension isn't making it worse, instead "it's creating the possibility for people of good will to join and make things better".
  • Colombia declares end to Zika epidemic inside country

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    The CDC previously advised testing pregnant women within one week of exposure to the virus or if they exhibited symptoms of viral infection. "Expanding the use of the Zika-specific test could provide more women with Zika virus infection a definite diagnosis and help direct medical evaluation and care", said the CDC, which also provided new care recommendations for pregnant women infected with the virus.
  • Biden says Obama one of 'finest presidents' ever

    Biden says Obama one of 'finest presidents' ever

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    Yet in a scattershot news conference Wednesday, Trump tried to turn the table on Clinton, saying he believed it unsafe for her to receive national security briefings in light of her well-known email missteps while in office. Democrats said the comments were the latest demonstration that Trump is unqualified to be commander in chief. Trump was on the campaign trail Wednesday, telling reporters in Doral, Fla., that Obama is "the most ignorant president in our history", adding that Hillary ...
  • Local law enforcement attend funeral of Dallas police officers

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    Bush led a memorial service in the city. The Placer County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard team flew out of the Sacramento International Airport Tuesday evening, on their way to the attend the funerals of the five officers ambushed in Dallas , Texas last week.
  • #NeverTrump movement died in Cleveland last night

    #NeverTrump movement died in Cleveland last night

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    He'll have a front-row seat to history, but he'll be supporting a man he's not sure he trusts. The New York Times first reported on Thursday that Tebow, a former NFL quarterback, would speak at the Republican National Convention and the RNC chief strategist and communications director Sean Spicer appeared on Fox News to confirm the news shortly after.
  • Bernie Sanders heaps his most vigorous priase on Hillary Clinton

    Bernie Sanders heaps his most vigorous priase on Hillary Clinton

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    DNC chairwoman, Rep. Sen. Tim Kaine , D-Va., right, gestures towards Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, as he speaks at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016 . On the campaign trail, Trump is hitting his now official opponent and her convention with fresh attacks. Sanders was a relatively unknown Vermont senator when he chose to challenge for the Democratic nomination.
  • Joe Biden offers fiery rebuke of Donald Trump

    Joe Biden offers fiery rebuke of Donald Trump

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    Obama has already tried to convince voters that Trump does not have the judgment or demeanor to be commander-in-chief. "There has never been a man or woman, not me, not Bill (Clinton) - nobody more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States", Obama said to cheers at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia .
  • Gun victims, families make passionate case for Clinton

    Gun victims, families make passionate case for Clinton

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    Democrats are paying tribute to the victims of the June attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT. "In the White House, she will stand up to the gun lobby". Delegate Mike Cacace said Murphy gave a "passionate display of the intensity he feels about the issue".
  • Activists angry over decision to drop charges

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    Six officers were charged in connection with the death; three were acquitted in bench trials, and Mosby's office dropped the charges against the other three. Wednesday was supposed to mark the beginning of Miller's trial, but the Chief Deputy State's Attorney Michael Schatzow said the department would be dropping all charges.
  • Nebraska punter and former Michigan State punter killed in crash

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    A former Michigan State University football player from the Grand Rapids area was killed in a auto crash in Wisconsin Saturday night, multiple news outlets are reporting. Foltz' friends gathered outside the stadium in Lincoln on Sunday afternoon for a prayer vigil. He was one of those people that brightened your day. "If they would have hit the light post or the tree, I think they would have been OK", Dwayne said.
  • Bill Clinton declares his wife 'impassioned change-maker'

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    Delegates at the Republican National Convention last week portrayed Hillary Clinton as untrustworthy and called to "lock her up!" " Hillary is uniquely qualified to seize the opportunities and reduce the risks we face, and she is still the best darn change-maker I have ever known", he said .
  • Final Preparations Underway for Gov. Pence's Waukesha Visit

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    These volunteers said Pence's visit to Waukesha is an exciting kickoff to the final 104 days until the November election. "We can not allow our state to slip and drift and go back to those days of debt". Talking to reporters at an event on Tuesday, Gregg wouldn't speak directly to the selection of Holcomb, only saying the issues remain the same, and he's always wanted to serve as Indiana's governor.
  • 'The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All' 2016 Live Stream

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    This isn't the most exciting Men Tell All special ever. Face a room chock-full of our exes? Chad , we're seriously going to miss you . but not yet. We can't get rid of him! Fans say that Jordan is a better choice for Jojo and will send Robby packing in the finale episode. "I mean, what do you want me to say?" In "Bachelor" franchise lore, the fantasy suite episode is traditionally the best of the season, replete with unexpected blindsides, epic exits, realizations you're ...
  • 'Bachelorette' Villain Chad Steals The Show On 'Men Tell All'

    'Bachelorette' Villain Chad Steals The Show On 'Men Tell All'

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    On her date with Chase , Jojo admitted that she was in love with both Robby and Jordan. He was completely shocked and his face was priceless. And now that JoJo has just eliminated Chase and Luke, she has a lot of questions to answer from the guys.
  • Black Lives Matter will not 'stand in solidarity' with teen-organized rally

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    Black Lives Matter protests have not all been peaceful; more than 70 people were arrested in Rochester at a rally a little more than a week ago. Stressing that all lives - including black lives - matter, Jezell Gaines, who also traveled from NY to protest outside the convention, urged Americans to not vote until real change is achieved.
  • More than 100 gather in support of Black Lives Matter in Manchester

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    There are now plenty of explanations floating around that one can use to explain to someone why it's important to say "Black Lives Matter" instead of "All Lives Matter". The very next day, another black man named Philando Castile was also killed by police in Minnesota. It is time to UNDERSTAND that the Black Lives Matter Movement is not about HATE.
  • Clinton, Kaine rally in Florida ahead of Democratic National Convention

    Clinton, Kaine rally in Florida ahead of Democratic National Convention

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    After an opening day marked by cheers for Sanders and protests by his supporters, Clinton's campaign said it expects a more-unified convention moving forward, after what Finney called a "full-throated endorsement" of Clinton by Sanders, along with prominent backers, Sarah Silverman and Rep.
  • Hillary Clinton secures votes for presidential run

    Hillary Clinton secures votes for presidential run

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    A Bernie Sanders delegate from Denton sparked a shouting match Tuesday among his state's delegation to the Democratic National Convention by condemning Hillary Clinton - but later said he misspoke in "a moment of passion". He will be capping a day in which Democrats want to showcase his wife's achievements on issues such as women and families, healthcare and her time as secretary of state in Obama's first term.
  • Wasserman Schultz won't gavel in convention

    Wasserman Schultz won't gavel in convention

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    Internal DNC emails published by Wikileaks on Friday showed top staffers considering leaking negative information about Sanders, the Vermont senator who was running against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Still, the taint of bias meant Wasserman Schultz's resignation was inevitable. Sanders joined a high-wattage lineup of speakers, including first lady Michelle Obama who made a forceful, impassioned case for the Democratic nominee.
  • New York's Sanders delegates angered by Wikileaks controversy

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    Her ouster came after a firestorm over hacked emails that suggested the DNC favored Hillary Clinton in the presidential primaries against Bernie Sanders. She had different things to say to the audiences in the two cities about her experience. Florida delegate Michael Fischer said while Wasserman Schultz has been good for the party, he thinks allowing her to be part of the four-day event would spell trouble .
  • Clinton wins historic nomination - with a boost from Sanders

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    I'd say yes, which is a shame. Casting her experience as an attribute, he added , "She's been worth every single year she's put into making people's lives better". He started from the beginning, relaying his courtship of her that began in 1971 when they were in college. "There were mistakes that she's made, but she's cleared of those mistakes", Richardson said.
  • Obama, Sanders praise Clinton at convention

    Obama, Sanders praise Clinton at convention

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    She said many Sanders supporters may, instead, vote for Green Party candidate Jill Stein and even Sanders' calls to vote for Clinton will not sway many . But Sanders' own delegates were as angry as ever Tuesday morning, just hours after he implored them to support Clinton in his prime-time speech. "Because of Hillary Clinton , my daughters and all our sons and daughters now take for granted that a woman can be president of the United States", Michelle Obama said.
  • Bill Clinton Explains 'Changemaker' Hillary With Personal Stories

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    President Obama's taste for executive actions would also be shared by a President Clinton - indeed, she is preparing to take it one step further. But Bill Clinton had a trickier task. The former president, though, will take care not to eclipse Clinton if she is elected, but will rather take the role "of a supportive spouse who brings a lot of assets and substance, and good memories from American voters", said Richardson.
  • Five Russian canoeists receive Rio bans

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    Track and field, swimming and canoeing have so far said Russians will be banned. Stepanov said the invitation to travel to Rio to watch the Games left them cold. The FEI has decided that Russian riders will be allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics. "The blanket ban would presume that all Russian athletes were guilty of a doping violation".
  • North Miami officer who shot unarmed caregiver ID'd

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    The entire incident was captured on cellphone video. The officer who later pulled the trigger said he thought Kinsey was in danger, and Rios was actually his target . This week, media headlines are again filled with news of an officer-involved shooting. Kinsey also is black. The North Miami police did not immediately respond to phone and e-mail messages seeking comment about the incident on Monday.
  • Donald Trump pulls nearly even with Hillary Clinton after Republican convention

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    In the battle for national attention, Trump has few rivals who can come close to beating him. Trump's oldest daughter says her dad is "color blind and gender neutral". "If I tell you I'm going to do something, I'm going to do it, or the kids lose respect". Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino, Trump's campaign co-chair in NY and an unsuccessful candidate for governor in 2010, said he would caution Trump Jr.
  • Spain sees first Zika-related microcephaly birth in Europe

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    The CDC says Zika can cause other birth-defects such as hearing loss, eye defects, and impaired growth. On Thursday, fogging trucks drove through a Miami-Dade County neighborhood where health officials are investigating a Zika diagnosis that doesn't appear to have connection to travel outside the United States.
  • Health officials update Zika transmission and testing guidance

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    To protect pregnant women, the CDC recommends male or female condoms for vaginal or anal sex and other barriers for oral sex used consistently and correctly for the duration of the pregnancy. While Zika is still circulating in the country, Colombia considers the drop-off sufficient to say it has moved into an endemic phase from the epidemic phase.
  • Clinton campaign blames Russia for hacking

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    It sounds like something out of a spy novel. The massive email hack on the Democratic National Committee, purportedly by Russian government agents, has drawn new and unwanted attention to longstanding ties between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Russian business interests.
  • Poll finds dead heat between Clinton, Trump

    Poll finds dead heat between Clinton, Trump

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    Three-quarters of voters say their pick for president is motivated by a desire to cast their vote against Clinton or Trump , more than those who say they are voting for the candidate who shares their positions on the issues or is the most qualified to hold the office.