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Author: 0 Clinton to portray Trump economic plans as handouts for rich

But his remarks were quickly eclipsed by the latest in a series of controversial statements which Trump has spent much of past two weeks trying to clarify. But King, when talking about the 2016 presidential race, also said Clinton - the Democratic candidate and former first lady, US senator and secretary of state - is someone with whom he has been able to work in the past.

Author: 0 Boy falls from roller coaster at Pennsylvania amusement park

Further information on the child's condition was not available. The incident comes on the heels of multiple high-profile accidents at amusement parks across the country, including one that ended in the death of a 10-year-old boy at a water park in Kansas.

National Man climbs Trump Tower to meet billionaire tycoon, arrested
Author: 0 Man climbs Trump Tower to meet billionaire tycoon, arrested

The 58-story building is headquarters to the Republican presidential nominee's campaign. The man who scaled Trump Tower in NY on Wednesday in a failed effort to meet the building's famous namesake will instead have a different sort of appointment: an arraignment in criminal court.

National 10-Year-Old Boy Dies After Riding Verrückt, the World's Tallest Waterslide
Author: 0 10-Year-Old Boy Dies After Riding Verrückt, the World's Tallest Waterslide

The famous water slide where a 10-year-old Kansas boy died from a neck injury hasn't been inspected by the state since its troubled opening two years ago, according to government records. Additionally, the boy may not have met the ride's minimum height requirement of 54 inches. The park gave no details on what happened to the boy, but said grief counselors were being made available to employees and guests.

National No appeal for Ohio vet convicted in purple heart forgery
Author: 0 No appeal for Ohio vet convicted in purple heart forgery

Social network users immediately took to their favorite platforms to support the initiative, using the #PurpleTrumpsOrange hashtag. Rick Oleck, a Purple Heart recipient in Fargo, received it for the time he spent in the Vietnam War. Military veterans and others rededicated the Purple Heart Memorial in Pierre over the weekend. Mr Trump stood on stage holding a Purple Heart medal that was handed to him by a veteran moments earlier.

National Nagasaki marks 71st atomic bombing anniversary
Author: 0 Nagasaki marks 71st atomic bombing anniversary

To mark the grim anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima 71 years ago, the mayor of Nagasaki on Tuesday urged leaders of nuclear powers to visit the cities and see what their weapons are capable of. A massive column of billowing smoke, thousands of feet high, mushrooms over the city of Nagasaki, Japan, after an atomic bomb was dropped by the United States on August 9, 1945.

Author: 0 Delta Scrambles to Restore Servers After Power Cut

More than 1,800 other Delta flights had been delayed, according to tracking service FlightStats Inc. Delta's problem came only weeks after a similar meltdown at Dallas-based Southwest Airlines - the No. As of 7:20 a.m. Tuesday, 18 Delta flights arriving or departing MSP Airport Tuesday have been canceled and eight have been delayed, according to FlightAware .

National Trump ends standoff with Ryan, strains to fix split GOP
Author: 0 Trump ends standoff with Ryan, strains to fix split GOP

In another Friday morning interview , Ryan told WTMJ's Charlie Sykes that "I see no goal in doing this tit-for-tat, petty back and forth with Donald Trump, because it serves no good objective in my mind". Trump called his Democratic opponent "a unsafe liar", "an unbalanced person", "pretty close to unhinged", "totally unfit to lead", and lacking "the judgment, temperament and moral character to lead the country".

National Low interest in cameras by Connecticut police
Author: 0 Low interest in cameras by Connecticut police

Eddie Johnson has said the department is examining how it might retrain officers in the wake of the O'Neal shooting. "In fact, those shots were fired in the officer's direction by other police shooting at the stolen vehicle in apparent violation of departmental policy ".

Author: 0 Delta flights grounded by computer glitch

Delta begins limited flights amid global computer shutdown; thousands stranded and cancellations, delays are ongoing. The airline says that a power outage at a facility in Atlanta at around 2:30 a.m. A spokesman for Georgia Power told The Associated Press that the company believes the failure of Delta equipment caused the airline's power outage.

Author: 0 Trump to outline economic plan as he seeks to reverse slide

While that rate is higher than the 25 percent rate Trump had initially proposed, it still represents a cut from the current top rate of 39.6 percent. He ultimately backed Ryan on Friday after a tumultuous week of intra-party fighting. "I think historically no candidate's numbers add up". Trump also promised to reduce and streamline the tax rates for workers and businesses, offering an updated version of the tax plan he released last fall, which is now in line with House Republican proposals.

Author: 0 CNN Poll of Polls: Clinton tops Trump by 10

Trump will contrast his approach with that of Clinton, whom his campaign accuses of pushing the same 'stale, big government policy prescriptions that have choked economic growth in America and led to over 40 years of wage stagnation'. He is also calling for eliminating the estate tax and a temporary moratorium on new regulations. Now, Clinton seems to have a strong chance at winning it.

Author: 0 Flight cancellations and delays hit Delta Airlines worldwide

The company also announced that it expected large scale cancellations. Delta says rebooked travel must be for flights no later than Friday. "We are aware that flight status systems, including airport screens, are incorrectly showing flights on time".

Author: 0 Delta computer outage grounds flights worldwide, travel waiver issued

Delta says the 11:15 flight to Atlanta will be about 45 minutes late, but will be made. Last month, it took Southwest days to recover from a breakdown it blamed on a faulty router. "One piece of equipment going out shouldn't cause this", said Bill Curtis, chief scientist at software-analysis firm Cast. But that alone should not have brought the system down - there are backups that should have kept Delta's system up and running.

National Clinton speech draws mixed reaction on cable news
Author: 0 Clinton speech draws mixed reaction on cable news

Stars like Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz and Paul Simon performed for the Democrats, and President Barack Obama , first lady Michelle Obama and former President Bill Clinton showed off their oratorical skills. Even the main thrust of the Dem assault on Trump, that he is reckless and unsafe, while she is steady and responsible, makes a vote for her sound like a vote for the status quo.

National How To Watch The Olympics Online Without Cable
Author: 0 How To Watch The Olympics Online Without Cable

It would enable viewers to watch live coverage through broadcast networks like NBC. Because Rio is only one hour ahead of the eastern United States , many Olympics events will be broadcasting live during normal human hours. NBC executives expressed disappointment that several of the world's top golfers, including Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, are staying away from the event because of concerns about the Zika virus, and suggested they'd someday regret it.

Author: 0 Boy, 12, dies at Kansas water park

Kansas City Police Chief Terry Zeigler confirmed that officers were conducting a death investigation at the park. "That's why an investigation - a full investigation - is necessary", a visibly-shaken Prosapio said at the news conference. The park was closed for the remainder of the day and will be closed Monday and Tuesday for a full investigation. Its German name means "insane". Its height of 168 feet 7 inches is 5 feet taller than the previous record holder, a water slide at a Rio de ...

National American Teen Wins First Gold Medal of 2016 Rio Olympics
Author: 0 American Teen Wins First Gold Medal of 2016 Rio Olympics

Thrasher beat two-time gold medallist Du by one point. China's Yi Siling , who won this event at the 2012 Olympics, claimed the bronze medal. Thrasher, who was on her high school rifle team, will also compete in the three-position event August 11.

Author: 0 Police officers protest mayor's 'Black Lives Matter' banner

The group said that it does not support the " exclusionary message " of the banner. Police officers union president Michael McGrath has said that although the union supports the "core goal" of the Black Lives Matter movement, they are of the belief it sends an "exclusionary message" and is regarded as "disrespectful" to the police.

Author: 0 California mayor charged with providing alcohol to minors

He added that the conversation included a male who was 16 years old and that the conversation on the clip indicated the individuals did not want to be recorded. Watch the report on Silva's arrest above, from CBS Sacramento. The mayor of Stockton, California , was charged Thursday with providing alcohol to minors last summer — an act authorities said came during a strip poker game at a camp for underprivileged children run by the mayor, a newspaper reported.

Author: 0 Crews boost control over central California fire

Drought conditions in California risk stoking new and ongoing wildfires as the season enters its peak, a forecaster said on Wednesday after several blazes already killed at least six people and charred thousands of acres so far this year. The fires have charred more than 93 square miles of scrub brush in the Virginia Mountains, about 40 miles north of Reno. Residents of about 630 homes southwest of Hamilton were under evacuation orders Tuesday.

Author: 0 Green Party presidential candidate on ballot in Iowa

On Twitter , she's spoken out against both Trump and Clinton, referring to them as "two candidates who compete for who will be more destructive to the world". In 1992, Stone's mother was one of them. But she has more experience losing than she does winning. "Because if you can, I'm going to vote for him". Perot won 20.6 percent of the vote in California in 1992, losing to Bill Clinton by 26 points.

National Clinton, Kaine make first appearance as 2016 Democratic ticket
Author: 0 Clinton, Kaine make first appearance as 2016 Democratic ticket

Those connections could help Clinton widen the money gap with Trump, according to Ankit Desai, a lobbyist for Cheniere Energy who has raised money for both Kaine and Clinton. The Clinton campaign declined to respond to a request for comment on the Trump campaign's allegations about Kaine. I'm 8-0, and I promise you: "I'm not about to let that change, especially when Donald Trump stands in the way of progress on every single one of these issues that Hillary has laid out as part of her campaign, ...

National Some airlines are censoring all lesbian kissing in Carol
Author: 0 Some airlines are censoring all lesbian kissing in Carol

Delta Airlines is showing an edited versions of Carol on flights, leading some viewers to believe that Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara never kiss in the lesbian-themed film. "The edited version removes two explicit scenes that do not meet our guidelines ". "But w/o a single kiss, CAROL is a movie about staring". They'd saying that "it is never [their] policy to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation or similar ...

Author: 0 Eric Holcomb gets GOP nod for governor: Here's some reaction

Mike Pence's pick to take his place as the Republican candidate for governor following his withdrawal to become Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate. Sen. Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb during his short-lived U.S. Senate race. "This year... has taken many twists and turns, but I'm ready to answer this next call", Holcomb said.

Author: 0 Sales Tax Holiday Weekend: Information for Consumers

Back-to-school shoppers in Texas can save about 8 cents on every dollar from August 5-7 on certain purchases-including clothing , backpacks and school supplies-during the annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend. "As we continue our work to lower taxes for Ohioans, a tax holiday is a great way to say thank you for the percent of a hard earned dollar that you send for services to the community every day" said Representative Hagan.

National More than 2 dozen large wildfires burn in Western states
Author: 0 More than 2 dozen large wildfires burn in Western states

Residents have been allowed to return to their homes after a 5-square-mile wildfire prompted the evacuation of about two dozen homes in central Washington. Firefighters in northwest Nevada are bracing for dry, hot winds and the possibility of erratic flames as they battle a series of wildfires that have charred nearly 75 square miles of rangeland.

National Gov. Baker signs law requiring equal pay for comparable work
Author: 0 Gov. Baker signs law requiring equal pay for comparable work

Women's lost potential income due to the wage gap comes to $490 billion every year. Similar to the federal Equal Pay Act, the bill prohibits employers from reducing the wages of an employee for the sole goal of complying with the law . Exceptions are provided for other factors that might contribute to variations in pay, such as seniority, a "bona fide" merit system, sales or other bonus-based quotas, location, amount of travel and training or other levels of education.

National Obama commutes sentences of 214 convicts; 67 had life sentence
Author: 0 Obama commutes sentences of 214 convicts; 67 had life sentence

The president has worked to reform the USA criminal justice system to reduce the number of people serving long, and in many cases life sentences for drug related crimes. Eggleston told the public that President Obama's commutations start with a written application process, and that the president carefully considers each applicant's merits and personal needs before making a decision regarding clemency.

National It's too late for Republicans to retract their Trump endorsements
Author: 0 It's too late for Republicans to retract their Trump endorsements

Trump's obstinacy in addressing perhaps the gravest crisis of his campaign may trigger drastic defections within the party, and Republican lawmakers and strategists have begun to entertain abandoning him en masse". Pence, on the other hand, released a statement commending Captain Humayun Khan and later blaming President Obama and Hillary Clinton for instability in the Middle East.

National Senate GOP on the spot over Trump comments on Khan
Author: 0 Senate GOP on the spot over Trump comments on Khan

His remarks caused many Republicans including Senator John McCain to distance themselves from Trump, particularly as the exchange between Trump and Khan has rumbled on. This is conjecture, I'll say that right off the bat. To Valerie Mansberger of New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania who was attending Trump's rally Monday night outside Harrisburg Pennsylvania in the suburb of Mechanicsburg, the Republican nominee just "said what he believes and I know he didn't mean anything by it".

Author: 0 Murkowski: Gold Star families deserve support

John Kelly, whose son, a US Marine officer, was killed in Afghanistan in 2010. "No one - no one - has given more for our freedom and our security than our Gold Star families", President Obama said. A senior Senate Republican aide, who asked not to be identified, said Republican senators were pleased with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's statement on Sunday calling Captain Khan "an American hero" and noting "a travel ban on all members of a religion is simply contrary to American ...

National Police suspect runner found dead in New York was assaulted
Author: 0 Police suspect runner found dead in New York was assaulted

Tuesday, sources said. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. After police used cellphone signals to narrow the search area, her father spotted her body in the tall grass along an unpaved emergency access road about 15 feet off the running trail, police said.

National Obama says Trump unfit to serve as US president
Author: 0 Obama says Trump unfit to serve as US president

Writing in the Syracuse Post-Standard, GOP Rep. Richard Hanna said it's not enough to denounce Trump's comments. At last week's Democratic National Convention, his father, Khizr Khan, criticized Trump's proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the country.

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