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We are going to win the presidency, says Trump

Trump became the first New Yorker to clinch the nomination since Richard Nixon. After a brief introduction, Trump's son, Donald, Jr., announced that the delegation would be casting 89 of its votes for his father, formally sealing the nomination. [Full Article...]

What happens at the Republican and Democratic conventions, day by day

What happens at the Republican and Democratic conventions, day by day Yet stopping Trump seems more and more unlikely, especially after the anti-Trump forces lost some key votes at a meeting of the Republican convention's rules committee, amendments that would have given them a fighting, yet still slim, chance. [Full Article...]

West Texas delegates to support Trump at GOP national convention

West Texas delegates to support Trump at GOP national convention Some delegates said Thursday's talks were aimed at finding a middle-ground that would achieve a top goal for Trump and RNC leaders' top goal - a smooth convention next week without nationally televised pitched battles that would create a damaging image for a party whose likely presidential candidate has already proven himself divisive. [Full Article...]

Trump campaign denies Melania plagiarism allegations

Then, early this morning, senior Trump campaign communications adviser Jason Miller issued a statement essentially admitting Melania Trump's speech was plagiarized, "In writing her handsome speech, Melania's team of writers took notes on her life's inspirations, and in some instances included fragments that reflected her own thinking". [Full Article...]

Rubio: 'Vast majority of Americans' won't care about Melania Trump plagarism

His son, Donald Trump Jr., announced the support of NY, their home state, during a roll-call vote at the Republican National Convention , ensuring Trump had the majority of delegates - 1,237 - needed to contest the Nov 8 USA presidential election. [Full Article...]

RNC spokesman confirms Tim Tebow won't speak at convention

Tim Tebow won't speak at the Republican National Convention after all. If the guest list obtained and published by The New York Times late Wednesday is accurate, he looks to deliver on that promise. The GOP's two living presidents, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, and its two most recent presidential nominees, John McCain and Mitt Romney, all plan to avoid the Cleveland affair - as does Oh... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton tweeted some sassy responses to Republican convention speakers

Their presence will boost the billionaire's chances of mobilising Republican voters in the Nov 8 general election as polls showed him closing in on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton . The deadly truck attack in France and the ambush killings of five police officers this month in Dallas and three more in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, over the weekend heightened fears of bloodshed. [Full Article...]

Honoring the Fallen: Sgt. Michael Smith

Honoring the Fallen: Sgt. Michael Smith The Senate on Thursday evening formally condemned last week's shooting in Dallas that killed five police officers. Tyler PD often sends members of its Honor Guard to funerals for fallen officers across the state. Smith was", says Officer Echter. He was a father of two and husband to a fellow Dallas Police Department detective. "He was a kid in a big body who'd give the shirt off his back... [Full Article...]

Plagiarized parts of Melania Trump speech added after speechwriter's draft

Plagiarized parts of Melania Trump speech added after speechwriter's draft While the family was in the spotlight, Donald Jr. chose to shed some light on Melania Trump's speech snafu from the previous night, telling CBS News that any similarities between Melania and Michelle Obama's speech were caused by speechwriters, although Melania previously stated that she worked on the piece with "as little help as possible". [Full Article...]

In Moving Speech, GOP Sen. Tim Scott Describes Being Racially Profiled

In Moving Speech, GOP Sen. Tim Scott Describes Being Racially Profiled Scott said he was moved to discuss the issues after last week's shootings in Dallas, Minnesota and Baton Rouge . Scott delivered his first speech on Tuesday and plans to deliver the final one Thursday. "I was thinking to myself, 'Either he thinks I'm committing a crime, impersonating a member of Congress, or what?' Well, I'll tell you that later that evening, I received a phone call from ... [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Rules for Anti-Trump GOP Delegate

Federal Judge Rules for Anti-Trump GOP Delegate At issue in the lawsuit was a previously ignored part of Virginia election law that mandates delegates to the national convention to vote in a winner-take-all fashion, instead of proportionally as Republicans had planned. Trump now has 1,542 delegates bound to him on the first ballot. The Trump train left the station long ago, while #NeverTrumpers think they can change history to bring it bac... [Full Article...]

Trump seeks to steady GOP convention after plagiarism charge

But the controversy surrounding " We Are the Champions " has been largely overshadowed by the content of Melania Trump's speech, which borrowed passages from a 2008 Michelle Obama speech. "And she never cribbed from another speech without acknowledging that she was quoting somebody else". "I was first of all just very impressed with Mrs. [Full Article...]

If Trump didn't release his tax returns, will Mike Pence?

Here are other highlights of the 20-minute interview , conducted in Trump's three-story penthouse apartment in Trump Tower. Pence, a mild-mannered Midwesterner with a traditional political resume, said it's obvious that he and Trump have different styles. [Full Article...]

Obama says some local police departments need more resources

Obama says some local police departments need more resources He also said: "I AM restored to my own aboriginal-indigenous appellation. without colorable law (legal) contract from GAVIN EUGENE LONG to Cosmo Ausar Setepenra in accord with the laws, customs, religious practices, traditions, distinct identities, characteristics and divine principles and language (s) of my Ancestors". [Full Article...]

Highest ranking officer acquitted in Freddie Gray killing

Highest ranking officer acquitted in Freddie Gray killing Six Baltimore police officers were charged after Freddie Gray's death and arrest. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued a statement following the verdict, reminding the public that Rice still faces an administrative review by the police department. [Full Article...]

WWE Rumors 2016: Vince McMahon Done With Roman Reigns?

WWE Rumors 2016: Vince McMahon Done With Roman Reigns? Tonight promises to be a historic night in WWE, and Hidden Remote is your place to catch all of the action when SmackDown kicks off its first live edition at 8 pm ET, which you can do by using the handy links located below. NXT is like the WWE minor-league system if you didn't already know. If you're a wrestling fan, chances are you're currently in a state of delirium because right now we're i... [Full Article...]

Officials Provide Details On Baton Rouge Shooting Investigation

Officials Provide Details On Baton Rouge Shooting Investigation The shooting in Baton Rouge and the July 7 sniper attack on Dallas law enforcement officers come at a time of heightened tensions between law enforcement and the communities they serve after civilian cameras captured the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Minnesota at the hands of police. [Full Article...]

A Benghazi victim's mom echoes the Republican party line

A Benghazi victim's mom echoes the Republican party line Clinton's campaign, in response to the remarks, contended that U.S. House Republicans' investigation into the attack was "unable to find any evidence to back up their wild conspiracy theories and accusations against" the former secretary of state. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump hit by plagiarism controversy

Jason Miller, senior communications adviser to the Trump campaign sent a statement to reporters early Wednesday morning. Melania Trump is facing accusations of plagiarism after it emerged several lines in her Republican national convention speech appear to have been copied from Michelle Obama . [Full Article...]

South Sudan's Civil War Restarts, Riek Machar Attacked

The latest fighting in Africa's newest nation was the first major outbreak of violence since Machar was reappointed vice president in April. The United States, Britain, France, Angola and other members of the Security Council pushed for an arms embargo on South Sudan earlier this year. [Full Article...]


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