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Author: 0 Shootings hurting Black Lives Matter movement - Obama

Several arrests were made and the some of the people detained waited on the sidewalk in handcuffs before being loaded into a police van. Elsewhere, hundreds marched through the streets of Chicago chanting "silence is violence". Limbaugh said. He'll also devote most of the week working on police issues, aides said. The protest was overshadowed by a sniper that had opened fire on 12 people, most of whom were police officers.

Author: 0 Woman Police Officer Deplores Black Killings in a Powerful Video

Rush Limbaugh called Black Lives Matter a "terrorist group" Friday after gunman Micah Xavier Johnson killed five police officers in Dallas the night before at a rally organized by the activist movement. As demonstrators amassed in Dallas on Thursday to mark what had transpired in the two preceding days, five police officers there to help keep the peace were shot and killed and seven other officers and two civilians were wounded.

Author: 0 Sanders Loses Bid on TPP Language in Democratic Party Platform

A fair share of Americans are not satisfied with either major party presumptive nominee - Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump - and are screaming for a third party contender to contest against them in the general election, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll .

National Pol: Trump defended articles of the Constitution that don't exist
Author: 0 Pol: Trump defended articles of the Constitution that don't exist

A representative for Flake confirmed the details of their exchange during Trump's meeting with Senate Republicans . "Yes, I'm the other senator from Arizona - the one who didn't get captured - and I want to talk to you about statements like that", the Post reports that Flake replied, relying on accounts from two Republican officials.

Author: 0 Sasse and Trump meet face to face

Still, some Republicans facing tough re-election battles declined to meet with Trump this morning, and some plan to skip the convention. Asked about his outreach to minorities, Trump told Republicans, "Hispanics love me", according to Dent.

National Donald Trump Calls Out Disney's 'Frozen' in Star of David Controversy
Author: 0 Donald Trump Calls Out Disney's 'Frozen' in Star of David Controversy

Bob Corker of Tennessee dropped out of the running, telling The Associated Press that "there are better ways for me to serve" and that he cherished his position as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Trump repeatedly referenced Gingrich after taking over the podium. "He's smart. He's tough". The actress went on to suggest that Trump should perhaps focus more on the recent shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police, writing, "We've more important things 2 ...

National Trump, Clinton postpone campaign events after Dallas attacks
Author: 0 Trump, Clinton postpone campaign events after Dallas attacks

Clinton's speech also hit home for AME churchgoers. In an earlier tweet, Trump offered "Prayers and condolences to all of the families who are so thoroughly devastated by the horrors we are all watching take place in our country". The aftermath of the shooting was live-streamed on Facebook by the man's girlfriend. Two civilians were also wounded. Attendees said her appearance couldn't have come at a better time, after a week of gun violence and heartbreak.

National Cruz Not Yet Endorsing Trump, but Will Speak at Convention
Author: 0 Cruz Not Yet Endorsing Trump, but Will Speak at Convention

Trump will also meet privately with several dozen Hispanic business, government and religious leaders at a local Cuban restaurant. Sasse went to Iowa early this year to campaign against Trump in advance of Iowa's Republican presidential caucus, the event that kicked off the 2016 presidential battle, and he has continued to oppose him.

National Board co-chair 'nervous as hell' over Republican convention
Author: 0 Board co-chair 'nervous as hell' over Republican convention

City officials have insisted that their officers, partnering with agencies from across the country, are ready to meet the security needs of the event, which is expected to draw up to 50,000 people. The Never Trump faction gave up too early . The outpouring of grief among Americans after the bloodshed could lead to a "more understanding and polite discourse and a feeling of support in communities and with police", Priebus said, and that this same feeling of understanding could also take place ...

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders poised to endorse Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

Since Clinton effectively clinched the presidential nomination, the Vermont senator has aggressively campaigned to include his progressive policies in the party platform. The Sanders campaign's primary amendment, written by surrogate Jim Hightower, would have prevented the trade deal from ever coming to a vote in Congress.

Author: 0 Japan Ruling Coalition Expands Majority in Upper House Vote

He did not set a timetable or details for the commission. However, this election is for the less powerful Upper House and the outcome will not affect Abe's position as the Prime Minister until the due general elections in 2018, reports the Japan Times.

National Clinton, Trump Cancel Events in Light of Dallas Shootings
Author: 0 Clinton, Trump Cancel Events in Light of Dallas Shootings

Clinton canceled a planned campaign appearance Friday with Vice President Joe Biden in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Many North Carolina voters dislike Clinton and strongly oppose her as president, he said. "I want white people to understand how African-Americans feel every day, the anxiety and fear, particularly sending off their children". "The police were moving toward danger" in order to protect the same people who were protesting, she said.

Author: 0 Obama dodges Clinton email question

Many saw this as a "double standard", especially because Comey's comments revealed Clinton's declarations on the email scandal to be huge lies - just check out this Reason TV video on it. On Thursday, FBI Director James Comey testified in front of the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform about his recommendation for the FBI to issue no charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton .

National US Track and Field Trials feature men's 5000 and 200 final
Author: 0 US Track and Field Trials feature men's 5000 and 200 final

Collins finished in 25.16 to place 36 overall in the race around the curve. "That's the way it goes". "I wanted 65 (meters) again". I've kind of overcome the 'Wow!' factor a little bit. Nobody overlooks Gatlin, the world silver medalist at 100 and 200 meters, though he certainly wasn't center stage to start the 200-meter final - stuck on the outside lane thanks to finishing behind Norman in the previous day's semifinals.

National How a Gunman Killed Five Police Officers in Dallas
Author: 0 How a Gunman Killed Five Police Officers in Dallas

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said law enforcement officers would investigate and determine whether any co-conspirators or other suspects might have helped him. She noted that the Dallas protest "was a peaceful march, and one individual just came in and turned it into a catastrophe". The crowd later swelled to around a thousand people and effectively closed down Fifth Avenue.

Author: 0 Hundreds Join 'Black Lives Matter' Protest

In Falcon Heights, Minnesota on Wednesday Philando Castile was pulled and fatally shot by a police officer after he was pulled over for an alleged broken taillight. Many of these riots were precipitated by encounters between black residents and police. They sought to shut down police activity and traffic in the precincts as part of what they proclaimed a "weekend of rage".

National Gunfire hits San Antonio Police headquarters
Author: 0 Gunfire hits San Antonio Police headquarters

Officers canvassed the area, and found holes on the building and multiple shell casings. Officials have released a description of the suspect. Though no casualties have been reported in San Antonio , the climate of fear surrounding police departments and law enforcement personnel nationally has only heightened.

Author: 0 Car bomb hits army outpost in Turkey; at least 1 dead

Another soldier wounded in the attack later died, security sources said, adding army border units were put on alert and an air-backed operation was launched to find those responsible. Turkey's military campaign against PKK fighters restarted in mid-2015 after Ankara ended a two-year ceasefire agreement. Turkey, the USA and the European Union consider PKK a terrorist organization.

Author: 0 Encarnacion to serve one-game suspension for bumping umpire

He pitched five innings Saturday against Detroit and got a no-decision. Kevin Pillar - The only player in the game with three hits, Pillar went 3 for 4 with three singles and a run scored. Adam Conley (6-5) picked up the win, allowing two runs in 5 2/3 innings for the Marlins (46-41). BOSTON - Xander Bogaerts belted a two-run home run and Dustin Pedroia drove in a pair to help Rick Porcello claim the victory.

Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda cuts the 'Hamilton' hair

On Twitter, he shared a black-and-white photo of his severed locks, along with the caption, "Teach 'em how to say goodbye...". We all knew it was coming, but were we really prepared to say goodbye to Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton? His father Luis Miranda told Fox News Latino that the journey of "Hamilton" has been a blessing that goes much farther than his son or the stage.

National Clinton, Trump cancel political events after Dallas attack
Author: 0 Clinton, Trump cancel political events after Dallas attack

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee and part-time Palm Beacher Donald Trump will travel to Miami today to campaign. "The meeting is the first time Cruz and Trump have met in person since the Texas senator dropped out of the presidential race after losing the in primary more than two months ago".

National Lee storms into lead
Author: 0 Lee storms into lead

Ko came from behind this year to win ANA Inspiration and last year to win the Evian Championship, her two major titles. A victory would also make Ko the youngest man or woman to win three majors, surpassing Young Tom Morris, who was nearly 19 years and 5 months old when he won The Open for a third time in 1870.

National Braves overcome triple play, beat White Sox 11-8
Author: 0 Braves overcome triple play, beat White Sox 11-8

Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana has replaced Cleveland's Danny Salazar on the AL All-Star roster. A Colombian flag hung outside a suite down the left field line to celebrate the milestone. The play did not help the White Sox at all. Third baseman Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox is swinging a hot bat, but that will not necessarily translate into success in next week's home run derby.

Author: 0 Lin Manuel-Miranda Takes His Final Bows With Original 'Hamilton' Cast

Miranda didn't need a lot of words to say goodbye on Saturday, as he's spoken about the show and his decision to leave at length. Lin-Manuel Miranda's time on " Hamilton " has come to an end and apparently so had his iconic ponytail. Miranda instantly recognized the song and you can just see the big ol' smile on his face and the face of his fellow cast members who seemed to have planned it as a surprise for him.

National Donald Trump Heads to the Hill
Author: 0 Donald Trump Heads to the Hill

Stuart Stevens, an adviser in Mitt Romney's bid for president in 2012, called Trump a "con man who is shocked his con hasn't been called" in response to the businessman's comment. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., one of Trump's harshest critics, is not in Washington , D.C., this week. Yet, Roger Stone, a long-time strong Trump supporter and one-time adviser, said if Trump is elected president, he would "certainly serve".

Author: 0 Andy Murray seeks 3rd major title; Milos Raonic bids for 1st

IST: Andy Murray breaks! But he promised that he'd do his best to return to centre court. It's been a rough few weeks for Britain, what with its vote to leave the European Union, the resulting drop of the pound's value, and the subsequent resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron, who was seated in the front row of the Royal Box on Sunday, several seats over from Prince William and his wife, Kate.

Author: 0 Froome wearing yellow during 9th stage of Tour de France

Before launching his downhill attack, Chris Froome landed a left jab to a spectator's face. A stage that began under a blistering sun and temperatures reaching 41 Celsius in Spain ended in Dantesque conditions with driving rain and even hail in Andorra.

Author: 0 Williams sisters win sixth title in Wimbledon doubles final

The number one-ranked women's tennis player in the world, Williams appeared to be in top form, and it took her just 1 hour and 21 minutes to finish off the younger Kerber. " I feel anyone in my color in particular is of concern ", Williams said to si.com . "Even though I didn't win those tournaments, I was fighting and I was in the final again".

National Bob Corker Tells Trump He Doesn't Want To Be VP
Author: 0 Bob Corker Tells Trump He Doesn't Want To Be VP

Gen. Michael Flynn, the former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency who has been advising Mr. Trump and whose brash style is considered a good fit with the outspoken real estate tycoon. "Lots of support! Win". He was not a part of internal discussions regarding vice presidential nominees. Ernst , for her part, told Politico that she favors Pence, calling him "so well rounded" and "a great conservative".

National Louisiana police shooting protests move through Baton Rouge
Author: 0 Louisiana police shooting protests move through Baton Rouge

Police have claimed that Sterling was armed, but the new video does not show Sterling holding a weapon or behaving in a threatening manner. Mr. Muflahi's video shows the officers on top of Mr. St. Paul Public Schools said in a statement that Castile was a "team player who maintained great relationships with staff and students alike". Shouting "No justice! No peace!" a few hundred protesters gathered outside the police department, waving homemade signs as passing cars honked their support.

Author: 0 Senate passes GMO labeling compromise bill

The Senate this week voted to approve a bill that would require foods with genetically modified ingredients to have those ingredients labeled, Reuters reports . "I don't think anybody in the food industry is opposed to being transparent." "The unfortunate scenario you could see coming down the pike is other state laws coming into effect that would be in conflict with each other".

Author: 0 VT Law Enforcement React to Dallas Shooting

In the wake of the deadly shootings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and a Minnesota suburb, hundreds of people from the Black Lives Matter movement gathered in Tampa Friday night. Hill Montessori School in St. Paul. Wolf goes on to violate some basic orthodoxies of conservative commentary on law enforcement, criticizing commenters on his own website "who look for even the smallest hook on which to hang an excuse for the cops" whenever he posts a story about police violence, and ...

National Trump Clashes With Arizona GOP Senator in Closed-Door Meeting
Author: 0 Trump Clashes With Arizona GOP Senator in Closed-Door Meeting

Trump's most tense exchange was with Sen. Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker withdrew himself from consideration Wednesday, and Iowa Sen. Flores, a Texan who heads the Republican Study Committee, the largest conservative grouping in Congress, had also criticized Trump , including for having questioned a US judge's motives because of his Mexican ethnicity.

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