National NRA shells out $2 million for Trump ad blaming Clinton for Benghazi
Author: 0 NRA shells out $2 million for Trump ad blaming Clinton for Benghazi

She said that "25 years' worth of wild accusations" eroded her reputation, and she pledged to alleviate voters' suspicions by earning their confidence. administration was too slow to react to mounting danger in Libya and too quick to blame unconnected protests about a US-made video. All sides now agree on a couple of things - that this horrific event was a premeditated terrorist attack, and that the USA government's handling of it and response to security concerns there prior to the assault ...

National Houston officers shoot, kill gun-wielding man
Author: 0 Houston officers shoot, kill gun-wielding man

Braziel was shot only after he pointed a gun directly at the officers. Police say after officers asked the man to put down the gun, he instead pointed the revolver in the air, then at the officers. A bystander, Eric Puckett, tells abc13 he thinks black men in the area are being targeted. "Anybody could be next, but it's all about the way we conduct ourselves out here", resident Erick Puckett said.

Author: 0 Report of shooting in downtown Denver; 1 hurt

People leave the area as officers closed off streets in Lower Downtown Denver as they investigated a shooting and emergency crews poured onto the scene. "Then we heard a couple "pop, pop, pops" then we ran out, we ran out of the building", Hawley said. Police are interviewing numerous witnesses now.

Author: 0 Baltimore police Lt. Brian Rice elects bench trial in Freddie Gray case

He's pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault, and lesser charges. The prosecution indicated they could not know if those documents were relevant given they could not prove whether Rice attended training or what the training curriculum was if he did attend.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation director defends decision in Hillary Clinton email case

FBI Director James Comey testified in front of the House Oversight and Governance Reform Committee for almost five hours today. FBI Director James Comey announced earlier this week that he would not recommend bringing charges against Clinton in the case, and US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Wednesday that the Justice Department had closed the investigation.

National FBI head testifies to Congress over Clinton investigation
Author: 0 FBI head testifies to Congress over Clinton investigation

Gowdy also rattled off a list of statements made by Clinton amid the investigation into her private email use, asking him in a rapid-fire manner if the statements are true. Mr Comey said, however, that Mrs Clinton may not have known this denoted the presence of classified information. Republicans countered that a rank-and-file government worker who used an unclassified email system to conduct classified government business would have been charged with a crime.

Author: 0 'Finding Dory' reunites fans with favorite blue tang

The four-day weekend resulted in $20.2 million, bringing its 11-day total up to $76.3 million. The holiday's clear financial victor is Universal's The Purge: Election Year, which cost just $10 million to make. The film is having a slow overseas rollout, opening throughout Europe over the course of the month and debuting in China on July 19. However, despite the impressive number for a film pundits weren't expecting to do that well, it's still a far cry from the type of opening weekend ...

Author: 0 Sen. Corker says he won't be Trump's VP

In an interview with Politico , Joni Ernst of Iowa said she can best help a President Trump from her place in the Senate. Unlike Ernst , who said Wednesday she had been given vetting papers by the Trump campaign, Corker had been formally considered, submitting documents to the attorney overseeing the process.

National Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting
Author: 0 Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting

Police arrested at least three protesters who initially moved off the sidewalk, and also threatened to arrest a group of teenage girls who were picking up the bottles and other trash from the street. He says the nation can't tolerate "a lynching in the 21st century by someone wearing a blue uniform". Police were even said to have confirmed that the gun was still in Sterling's pocket after he had been shot and killed.

Author: 0 Continental US records first Zika-related death

So far, however, no cases of locally transmitted, mosquito-borne Zika have been reported in the continental United States, the CDC said in a statement on Friday. Senate failed to pass a $1.1 billion proposal for funding Zika virus prevention measures. "This unfortunate situation is a tragic reminder of how important it is to receive proper pre-travel education and to protect yourself from mosquitoes when traveling overseas", Vitek said, according to Deseret News .

Author: 0 Black Lives Matter Leaders Respond To Dallas Shootings

But I have to be honest: "I understand why it was done", Maejor said. Now, the fact that white cops were specifically targeted has led many people to blame the Black Lives Matter movement for attacking and demonizing the police. It reportedly ended with a woman's screams and a child's voice, "It's okay, I'm right here with you". "People are so small minded, open your mind- everyone is people- we should try to fight this together".

National DCCC Launches Seven-Figure Attack on House Republicans
Author: 0 DCCC Launches Seven-Figure Attack on House Republicans

Flake was referring to Trump's comments from roughly one year ago when he questioned whether Sen. John McCain, who was captured and spent 5 1/2 years in a Vietnamese prison. Cramer paraphrased what Trump said: "Here I was very critical of Saddam Hussein, saying he's a very, very bad guy, evil guy". Trump held a meeting with more than 200 members from the House G.O.P., billed as a meet-and-greet, in which he emphasized his desire to appoint a proven conservative justice to the Supreme Court.

Author: 0 Mets' Matt Harvey to undergo season-ending surgery

Paltry numbers compared to the once enormous expectations on the Mets' acclaimed "Dark Knight". Harvey allowed 11 hits in his last start. The TOS symptoms could be at the root of Harvey's struggles this season as he had been enduring the worst season of his career.

Author: 0 TraceGains Praises American Baking Association's Advocacy Efforts on GMO Labeling Bill

ME has passed GMO labeling legislation and similar measures are under consideration in New York, Massachusetts, and other states. But despite years of fear and concern over the prevalence of genetically engineered ingredients in the American food supply-the majority of both corn and soybeans grown in the United States of America are genetically modified-no research has shown that consuming such foods presents a risk to human health.

National Utah resident with Zika virus dies, first Zika-related death in US
Author: 0 Utah resident with Zika virus dies, first Zika-related death in US

In a press conference on Thursday, the department said monitoring the mosquito population will help give them an idea of how the virus might spread since only certain types of mosquitoes can transmit Zika. Because the virus can cause severe birth defects, CDC recommends that pregnant women do not travel to areas with Zika . In adults, it may rarely cause Guillain-Barre syndrome, an inflammatory autoimmune disease of the peripheral nervous system that can cause temporary paralysis.

Author: 0 Senate Passes A GMO Labeling Bill That The Food Industry Likes

The Senate approved a new label, a QR code in fact, that would be on food products that you would scan and then a website would tell you if that item contained corn, soybeans or beets that had been genetically modified. "Pro-GMO labeling efforts now need to focus on effective implementation that delivers what all consumers want and deserve", Hirshberg continued. Their biggest gripe involves the bill's loose definition of the term "label" in the first place: Companies get three options for ...

Author: 0 Bill Cosby's sex assault accuser will not have to testify before trial

Brian McMonagle , a lawyer for Cosby, said after the ruling: "Today someone who has given so much to so many had his constitutional rights trampled once again". They asked the judge to dismiss Cosby's sex assault case or schedule a new preliminary hearing. So far there have been 58 women who have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct in the past few years.

Author: 0 North Korea Test-fires Submarine-launched Ballistic Missile

The launches were the latest in a series of nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests that have raised tensions on the Korean Peninsula and led to a tightening of global sanctions in recent months. Still, the apparent midair missile explosion suggests that North Korea has yet to master the technology to build an SLBM system. North Korea acquiring the ability to launch missiles from submarines would be an alarming development for rivals and neighbors because missiles from submerged vessels ...

National Georgia police officer shot multiple times in Valdosta
Author: 0 Georgia police officer shot multiple times in Valdosta

Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress confirmed a police officer was shot multiple times during a shooting Friday morning. Hancock underwent surgery at a local hospital and was stable Friday as he rested with his family by his side, Childress said.

Author: 0 Mother of Sterling's son disputes he had a gun

Sterling, 37, was shot and killed outside a convenience store by Baton Rouge police, where he was selling CDs. His death, along with the shooting death of Philando Castile in Minnesota, has sparked protests in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and nationwide.

Author: 0 Rep. Brown Facing More Than 20 Federal Fraud Charges

After an investigation by the Department of Justice, Brown was indicted, along with her chief of staff, Elias Simmons . Both are charged with participating in a conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud , multiple counts of mail and wire fraud , concealing material facts on required financial disclosure forms, theft of government property, obstruction of the due administration of the internal revenue laws, and filing false tax returns.

National UFC legend Anderson Silva will be Daniel Cormier's replacement opponent
Author: 0 UFC legend Anderson Silva will be Daniel Cormier's replacement opponent

White says due to Jones' long history of controversies outside the Octagon - including a DUI, a positive drug test for cocaine ahead of his first fight with Cormier and a hit-and-run accident that landed him in jail previous year - he should be much more careful with every facet of his life at this point.

National Sen. Ted Cruz to Speak at Republican National Convention
Author: 0 Sen. Ted Cruz to Speak at Republican National Convention

Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., missed Trump's meeting with the senators. A number of GOP members, including House Freedom Caucus members Reps. "Very interesting day! These are people who love our country!" After billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban suggested Trump would drop out of the race for $5 billion, Trump joked, "I guess we'd have to think about it".

National Trump to campaign with potential running-mates
Author: 0 Trump to campaign with potential running-mates

In late 2015, Pence ordered an end to the resettlement in IN of Syrian refugees who were fleeing their war-torn country. "I can't tell you how honored we are as a family to be considered at that level, but my focus really is IN right now", Pence said.

Author: 0 Florida Confirms 11 New Zika Cases Wednesday

County health officials say it's the first confirmed Zika-related death in the continental U.S. The county health department only learned of the Zika-related death when it reviewed death certificates, Executive Director Gary Edwards said at the news conference.

Author: 0 Here's What We Know About the 5 Police Officers Killed in Dallas

Dallas Police Chief David Brown said that Johnson's motive was to "kill white people, especially white officers". The police found a variety of arms and ammunition, including bomb-making material, at Johnson's home. These were the officers who then did what law enforcement heroes always do - they rushed toward the source of danger to try to stop its perpetrators.

Author: 0 Facebook Live Is Becoming the Future of News Before Our Eyes

Gov. Mark Dayton has asked the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and federal authorities to investigate Castile's death. His final minutes were live-streamed by his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, who was a passenger in the auto. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman addressed the crowd Thursday night, noting the proximity of Castile's shooting to that of Jamar Clark, a black man shot by Minneapolis police past year.

Author: 0 Code Switch On: Dallas, Philando Castile And Alton Sterling

In a statement on her website , she wrote: "We are sick and exhausted of the killings of young men and women in our communities". We hope that more artists continue to spread awareness to help bring attention to this bad injustice! The screen behind her had the names of dozens of other victims.

National Trump quips about winning in November -- and not serving as president
Author: 0 Trump quips about winning in November -- and not serving as president

Rep. Cresent Hardy of Nevada, who is not going to the Republican National Convention later this month and has not endorsed Trump , asked one of the first questions inside the meeting. Trump told lawmakers Thursday that the media twisted what he said about Saddam, DesJarlais said. But not everyone was won over. Trump's session with Republican senators sounded more turbulent.

Author: 0 Trump entertains idea of not serving as president if he wins election

The former MA doctor-turned-environmental activist is aligned with Sanders' aim to make college education free , even going a step ahead to cancel all existing student debt through quantitative easing. This demonstrates the striking growth of the "Bernie or Bust" movement, and it spells potential trouble for Hillary Clinton , who has shifted her rhetoric to the left in response to the ambitious progressive agenda of her opponent.

Author: 0 Shooter in downtown Denver shoots self, critically wounds 1 woman

Police said he apparently died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Denver Police rushed to the Lodo section of Denver around 2:42 p.m. (MDT) where they discovered two victims with gunshot wounds. Police responded quickly and shut down a number of streets in the area while they dealt with an " active shooting scene ". The Denver Police Department will soon broadcast a live press conference on Periscope.

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Author: 0 Ohio official: "nervous as hell" over RNC in Cleveland

He says if they went, the city of Lima would've ended up paying several thousands in overtime to the officers. Although deployment and staffing is not discussed publicly for tactical reasons, our police officers have received instruction relative to their own safety and to protecting the lives of the citizens we serve every day.

Author: 0 US Rep. Corrine Brown indicted after fraud investigation

In addition to the indictment and an active investigation of her " nonprofit " cash cow, the House Ethics Committee is investigating Brown over campaign finance violations and various suspicious commercial dealings. She is facing a re-election challenge from former state Senator Al Lawson. The indictment said more than $200,000 from the charity was used to pay for Brown to host a golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, to pay for lavish receptions, a luxury box at a Beyonce ...

Author: 0 Suspected Dallas gunman was Army reservist, served in Afghanistan

Gov. Dan Patrick for blaming protestors and the Black Lives Matter movement for the shootings in Dallas. OFFICER MICHAEL KROL, 40: Krol was a Dallas police officer who formerly worked as a jail officer in MI. He said the assailant who was dead was being fingerprinted and his identity checked with federal authorities. Experts on extremist groups said such attacks are not necessarily carried out by an organisation and are often the work of individuals.

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