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National Three police officers shot dead in Baton Rouge, Lousiana
Author: 0 Three police officers shot dead in Baton Rouge, Lousiana

He said leaders in the Baton Rouge Police Department are open to a dialogue, but he expects several rank-and-file officers will be skeptical. A bullet grazed Cpl. Long was "extremely accurate" during the ambush, which unfolded outside the gas station and a beauty salon, Edmonson said. But while Sterling's death had started discussions about how to improve relations between minority communities and law enforcement, Dunn said the shooting deaths of the officers damaged those efforts.

National No signs truck attacker linked to extremist network
Author: 0 No signs truck attacker linked to extremist network

The operation proceeded solemnly until a column led by police on horseback reached a pile of garbage and trash heaped on the site where police shot to death the attacker. Hartley said to her knowledge there were no Americans among the missing anymore. The decision, made by France's National Assembly, follows a terror attack in Nice last week in which 84 people were killed and dozens injured when a lorry was driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day.

National Woman found dead in upstate NY, daughter charged
Author: 0 Woman found dead in upstate NY, daughter charged

Mari Gilbert had been a vocal advocate for her daughter after Shannan's death, pressing police on the investigation and filing a wrong death suit against Dr. The remains were found strewn along several miles of thicket adjacent to Ocean Parkway, just east of Jones Beach. The remains of Gilbert, an Ellenville High School graduate, were found in December 2011.

Author: 0 List of Christie allies tied to Port Authority schemes grows

Prosecutors say the quid pro quo began at a dinner at a New York City restaurant, when Samson met with United lobbyist Jamie Fox and the two discussed the Newark-Columbia flight. Samson, who had owned a home near Columbia, had repeatedly exerted pressure on the airline to relaunch nonstop service between Newark and Columbia.

National Ivanka Trump Calls Father 'People's Champion'
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump Calls Father 'People's Champion'

Basking in the glow of victory, Trump dismissed Cruz's opposition in his remarks to volunteers and said he wouldn't accept the Texan's endorsement in any event. "Cruz used very bad judgment". "I think he's a lovely guy, a lovely guy". In fact, as I was waiting for her to take the stage, her latest newsletter hit my inbox at 8:10 p.m., with the subject line "Don't sweat it".

Author: 0 Full Streaming Video As Clinton Introduces Her Running Mate

Wolf said one of Kaine's personal heroes is Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who was part of a resistance movement against the Nazis. "Which is it? I don't see it". He is a low-risk pick, comes from a swing state that has become increasingly crucial in presidential elections, has a reputation as a moderate who works across the aisle, and doesn't overshadow the top of the ticket.

National Activist DeRay Mckesson, Other Protesters Won't Be Charged In Baton Rouge
Author: 0 Activist DeRay Mckesson, Other Protesters Won't Be Charged In Baton Rouge

Mr Muflahi said Mr Sterling was not just a man who sold CDs in front of his store. Thousands of people from across the state have gathered at Southern University F.G. District Attorney Hillar C. Moore III said that after reviewing the 185 arrest reports documented between July 8 and July 11, he's chosen not to prosecute about 100 of the cases, noting that these protesters were arrested only on misdemeanor counts, the Advocate reports.

National New swing state poll puts Clinton ahead
Author: 0 New swing state poll puts Clinton ahead

Friday's poll revealed that Clinton's lead is increasing in Florida to seven points, 44 to 37 percent. "As Clinton stumbles, Trump takes an apparent slim lead in new tracking poll "-the headline to Lauter's story about the survey-which "marks a significant shift in a race that most polls indicated Clinton has led since mid-May".

Author: 0 Turkey`s Erdogan Declares State of Emergency After Coup Bid

Turkey has also cut access to WikiLeaks, banned academics from travelling overseas and suspended 900 officers from the Ankara police force. Turkey's National Security Council is holding an emergency meeting following a coup attempt last week that was derailed by security forces and protesters loyal to the government.

Author: 0 Trump, by Trump: Ivanka Trump's dress in the spotlight

From the floor of the convention, Ivanka's speech seemed well-received. "Thank you", she replied regally . "Once in a while", Trump said, "he'll say things and I'll tell him he could probably do with ratcheting it back". But Ivanka sounded liberal up there on the stage as she introduced her father . " Women are paid equally for the work that we do and when a woman becomes a mother, she is supported, not shut out".

National GOP speakers to focus on Benghazi as convention opens
Author: 0 GOP speakers to focus on Benghazi as convention opens

Pat Smith continues to grieve the violent death of her son, Sean, who was among the four individuals killed in the 2012 terror attacks against Americans staying at a US diplomatic site in Benghazi. Smith said during a speech Monday night at the Republican National Convention . In an email to her daughter shortly after the attack, Hillary Clinton blamed it on terrorism.

National Why do Republicans say sky is falling? Is it?
Author: 0 Why do Republicans say sky is falling? Is it?

Others say Trump's speech showed them that he is capable of leading Republicans to win the White House. "I'll be watching and listening", Cruz said, but added: "I won't sit down, shut up, support the team". "I am proud to be gay, I am proud to be a Republican, but most of all I am proud to be an American". Hope Hicks, a spokeswoman for Trump, said in a statement reported by the Post that, "Mr.

Author: 0 Delegates Boo Cruz, Pence Tries to Unite at Convention

But Trump - whose nickname for Cruz is "Lying Ted" - said he had seen Cruz's controversial speech ahead of time, and had made a decision to let him speak for the sake of the party. "I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father", Cruz told the delegation. Trump and Cruz also got in a battle over wives, after Trump retweeted a photo of former fashion model Melania Trump alongside an unflattering shot of Cruz's wife Heidi.

National Eric Trump: I didn't 'outsource' my speech
Author: 0 Eric Trump: I didn't 'outsource' my speech

The 34-year-old told NBC's "Today" on Thursday it's an honor to introduce her father at the convention, but admitted that she's nervous about speaking to such a large crowd. I think I have an unbelievable speech and I think it'll be great". Mainly because Tiffany hasn't really been in any spotlight around her dad until the campaign began, and hey - she's a Trump , right? "And why I know when my father says he's going to fix the country, he means it".

Author: 0 Ted Cruz booed lustily as he refuses to endorse Donald Trump

It served up a fresh reminder of why Trump is such a hard nominee to swallow for many in the GOP establishment. On Thursday night, Trump is front and center, introduced by his daughter Ivanka. A speech by the Vice-Presidential nominee was meant to be the highlight of the night. This was my mistake, and I feel awful for the chaos I have caused Melania and the Trumps, as well as to Mrs.

National Bush family appears to no longer be Republican royalty
Author: 0 Bush family appears to no longer be Republican royalty

Gingrich shrugged at the fact that many Republicans are staying home - a group that includes failed candidates such as Jeb Bush , George Pataki and John Kasich , the sitting governor of the state where the convention is taking place. According to The New York Times , Manafort attempted to sow disunity between Kasich and Republican Ohio Senator Rob Portman, who is facing a tough re-election battle and who supported Kasich during his primary battle against Trump.

Author: 0 Oklahoma Republicans disappointed Cruz didn't endorse Trump

About half of the crowd stood up and gave him ovations whenever he defended his decision as principled and not personal to Trump. "He's going to let [Cruz] speak his opinion". More than 60 elected officials from across the country are scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week. But at this week's Republican National Convention, their excitement is clashing with the stark realization their party is still pressing a very different message.

Author: 0 Trump could seek new law to purge government of Obama appointees

Trump told me people make innocent mistakes and that we learn and grow from experiences". "We do not need to settle for less". Some Republicans believe firmly Clinton should be prosecuted for mishandling classified material during her time as secretary of state, Manafort said.

Author: 0 Alton Sterling: Funeral to be held in Louisiana

Mr Moore said his office was reviewing the rest of the arrests, which included allegations such as resisting arrest, carrying guns or some "act of violence". "City police, you're under arrest", Mckesson was told, as his shot went out of focus and he exclaimed: "What?" Obama created the program to help minority males stay on the right path.

Author: 0 No sign of Trump endorsement, but plenty of Cruz ambition

Gohmert was talking to me and XM/Sirius' Michelangelo Signorile . And by incredible, I mean pretty sad. Delisi said it looks like the convention is shaping up to be focused more on attacking Hillary Clinton and less on promoting Donald Trump - which could let those Texans and other speakers off the hook.

National 'That's what I get,' Pokemon player hits police cruiser
Author: 0 'That's what I get,' Pokemon player hits police cruiser

According to police, the assailant assaulted one player before fighting with 19-year-old Dillon Manning and pulling out a knife. After getting out of his own auto, the driver admitted to officers that he had been playing on Pokémon GO, and looking down at his phone at the time of the incident.

National Ben Carson Ties Hillary to Lucifer Via Saul Alinsky
Author: 0 Ben Carson Ties Hillary to Lucifer Via Saul Alinsky

His 1971 book " Rules for Radicals " detailed his methods, but he also dedicated it to Lucifer , whom he described as "the very first radical". Her 92-page senior thesis became the subject of scrutiny in the Democratic race for president in 2007 because the White House had kept it from being released during Bill Clinton's presidency.

National Storms possible Sunday with threat of large hail, damaging winds
Author: 0 Storms possible Sunday with threat of large hail, damaging winds

The heat index each afternoon will be near 110 degrees. Low temperatures are expected to be in the mid-70s to lower 80s. People should said until 30 minutes after the storm passed to resume their outdoor activities, it said. Cape Cod should actually stay storm-free for the day, with perhaps some weakening showers during the evening. Friday is forecast to bring a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

National Southwest Suffers System Outage; Major Delays
Author: 0 Southwest Suffers System Outage; Major Delays

The airline acknowledged on Twitter it was experiencing technical issues around 2 p.m. Wednesday, and since then it has been tweeting multiple times per minute, responding to customers' concerns. This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available. At DCA @SouthwestAir just announced "our system is back up and running".

National Tyus Jones Named NBA Summer League MVP
Author: 0 Tyus Jones Named NBA Summer League MVP

Jones was terrible in last year's Summer League, so the improvement is noteworthy. Hopefully his NBA Summer League performance will help him have a more stable role next year with the Timberwolves even though they just drafted another point guard.

National Kansas police officer dies after being shot
Author: 0 Kansas police officer dies after being shot

The suspect vehicle took off as police arrived, but it crashed into a fence and the occupants bailed out at 1:36 p.m., Tomasic, the police spokesman, said. Melton received an associate of general studies in corrections from Kansas City Kansas Community College in 2000, according to a statement from the school.

Author: 0 Witness testimony: Schiano, Bradley knew about Sandusky abuse

Former Penn State assistant football coaches Tom Bradley and Greg Schiano are alive, and on Tuesday after court documents were unsealed , those two have to face the scrutiny Paterno never actually had to. "I can't remember if it was one night or one morning", McQueary testified , "but that Greg had come into (Bradley's) office white as a ghost and said he just saw (Sandusky) doing something to a boy in the shower".

National Manafort: Kasich 'hurting his state' not attending RNC
Author: 0 Manafort: Kasich 'hurting his state' not attending RNC

Unlike many other re-election-seeking Republican senators who have skipped the convention entirely to campaign in their states - like Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania or Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire - Portman couldn't ignore his party's biggest gathering when it takes place in his backyard.

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Author: 0 Starbucks customers change names to "Black Lives Matter"

Racism in America is not a concept that exists only in history books - it's an issue that still affects people on a daily basis. "I don't believe in a Blue Lives Matter movement in the same way that I don't believe in a White Lives Matter movement or a Men's Lives Matter movement", she said.

National Troopers charged in beating of New Hampshire motorist
Author: 0 Troopers charged in beating of New Hampshire motorist

The chase began on the afternoon of May 11 when Simone , who was wanted on multiple arrest warrants, including assault and battery with a risky weapon and larceny, refused to stop for police in Holden. At this point, New Hampshire's state police and local police officers also joined the pursuit. Until Tuesday, authorities declined to name the officers accused of beating Simone during the incident in Nashua, citing an ongoing investigation.

Author: 0 California RNC delegates come down with norovirus

Almost a dozen staffers from the California Republican party have developed severe gastrointestinal symptoms that could be Norovirus at a resort in Sandusky, Ohio, about 65 miles (100 km) from the site of this week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

National 2 men missing after high waves sweep them into Lake Michigan
Author: 0 2 men missing after high waves sweep them into Lake Michigan

On Sunday, one emergency post was utilized - and Coast Guard officials were able to arrive on scene quickly enough to save the life of Dylan Abeyta-Dedecker. At about 4:45 p.m., search crews recovered the body of Kurt Ahonen. At about 5:21 p.m., two fishermen at the end of the pier were swept into the harbor by waves.

National For House Speaker Ryan, opportunity, and risk, at convention
Author: 0 For House Speaker Ryan, opportunity, and risk, at convention

Trump is unalloyed - and before millions of television viewers across the country whose views of the new Republican leader are tepid if not hostile. "He (Ryan) made it clear how he and Trump are on the same page with bringing jobs back to the U.S.", Morelli said.

National RNC chief downplays Pence-Trump policy differences
Author: 0 RNC chief downplays Pence-Trump policy differences

However, party officials already gathered this week in Cleveland have toughened language in the GOP platform on LGBT issues, refusing to back off the opposition to same-sex marriage. He acknowledged that this election cycle, which has included clashes at Trump rallies between supporters and protesters, has "obviously been a politically charged environment".

Author: 0 Clinton using Republican convention to spur voter signup

Take the Iraq war, where Trump once again falsely said that his position was, "Don't go into Iraq", even though he once expressed support for the war. "In Florida, what she is doing on the ground with voter registration could be the difference between winning and losing", said Steve Schale, a Democratic strategist who advised Obama's campaigns in Florida.

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