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Christie on Pence: 'An Outstanding Candidate' for VP

Pence was quiet and low-key for much of the interview, while Trump cut in to answer questions intended for the governor. The interview was a trainwreck tribute to the ego of Donald Trump, who made it clear that he was in charge and that the spotlight was always to be on him at all times. [Full Article...]

10 takeaways from Donald Trump's Republican Convention

10 takeaways from Donald Trump's Republican Convention Bush. "Every day I wake up determined to deliver a better life for the people all across this nation that have been neglected, ignored and abandoned". But Jeanie Turk said she's enthusiastically made the switch. When the crowd chanted "Lock her up!", he told them: "Let's defeat her in November". "I am hopeful", he said of the prospect of eventually supporting Trump, saying he would be "listening... [Full Article...]

Ex-NFL coach Dennis Green dies at age 67

Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio released a statement on the passing of Dennis Green . Green's firing from the Vikings in 2002 was one factor that would lead the NFL to adopt the Rooney Rule beginning in 2003, which requires teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching and senior football operation jobs. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump is ready for primetime

Ivanka Trump is ready for primetime Though Tiffany was raised in California by Maples after she divorced Trump in 1999, meaning the siblings were not always nearby, "we would see each other on all of the holidays and talk to each other frequently", Ivanka says. His daughter's poise and possibility were gone, and the screaming and the doom and gloom began as "border crossings" and Hillary Clinton's legacy of "death, destruction, te... [Full Article...]

Trump buries bitter rival Cruz in farewell to Cleveland

Trump buries bitter rival Cruz in farewell to Cleveland The 70-year-old spoke for more than an hour to deliver a 4,600 word speech at the Republican convention in Cleveland, Ohio - which was boycotted in protest by big-name Republicans including former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and members of the Bush family. [Full Article...]

Black Lives Matter protest ends peacefully at Capitol Friday night

Referring to a 2014 video that showed protesters in New York City chanting "What do we want?" "For me what it's about is how we change the system so that all of our lives are valued", Williams said. Black Lives Matter organizers have been holding protests and marches nationwide following the shooting of two black men, one in Louisiana and another in Minnesota, by police officers. [Full Article...]

Nervous crowd blocks access to Turkish military base

Nervous crowd blocks access to Turkish military base Turkey has launched a sweeping crackdown following the failed July 15 insurrection, declaring a three-month state of emergency and detaining or dismissing tens of thousands of people in the military and other state institutions. Fidan, a key figure in modern Turkey, is under pressure after Erdogan repeatedly identified intelligence weaknesses during the coup. Western observers and rights groups... [Full Article...]

Police Commander Suspended For Alleged Fabrications About Charles Kinsey Shooting

According to Aledda's personnel files , Aledda had at least one complaint filed against him in 2013 after responding to an armed robbery in progress at a North Miami business on West Dixie Highway. " I took this job to save lives and help people ", the officer said in a statement released Thursday by the union. An unarmed black man was reportedly shot by police while laying on the ground wi... [Full Article...]

Worries About Women Evident at Republican Convention

Worries About Women Evident at Republican Convention Overseas U.S. allies as well as voters at home will be closely watching his Thursday night address, which comes the day after his suggestion that he might not defend America's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners as president. "Two world wars have shown that peace in Europe is also important for the security of the United States", NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said. [Full Article...]

Jonathan Aledda identified as North Miami police officer who shot Charles Kinsey

Jonathan Aledda identified as North Miami police officer who shot Charles Kinsey No gun was recovered, police said. Like Becerra's son, he said people with autism often flap their hands when upset or repeat words that have been spoken to them. Kinsey told CNN affiliate WSVN-TV in Miami that after the shooting, he was flipped over and handcuffed. Rivera said he was speaking about the case "to fix some wrongs" in the discussion it has generated, describing it as a tragic a... [Full Article...]

See Which Moment From Trump's Speech This Focus Group REALLY Liked

Illegal immigrants, Trump said , "are being released by the tens of thousands into our communities", where he said they were straining resources, taking jobs away from American citizens and in some cases, committing crimes. As president, Trump said he would avoid multinational trade deals but instead pursue agreements with individual countries. Trump said he would speedily address the v... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton announces vice presidential running mate

After Obama won, he tapped Kaine to lead the Democratic National Committee, and Kaine served as both chairman and governor for a year - something that drew some criticism within the state. Kaine, 58, is a Catholic and a fluent Spanish speaker after serving as a missionary in Honduras. Winning Virginia, a battleground state where Kaine is popular, would "considerably" boost Clinton's chances of d... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Announces Tim Kaine as Vice Presidential Candidate

Elizabeth Warren? Two women on the ticket might be problematic, and if Clinton can't win MA on her own she might as well pack it in right now. Sen. Kaine is considered a generally safe pick for Clinton's running mate. "He was a world-class mayor, governor and senator and is one of the most highly respected senators I know". He also has served as Virginia's governor and lieutenant governor. [Full Article...]

Punchlines: Trump vs. Ted. Who really won the GOP convention?

The billionaire businessman, 70, was looking to win over skeptics in his party. Earlier this week, former rival Ted Cruz was booed after he refused to endorse Mr Trump for the presidency. In his acceptance speech , Trump said to make life safe in America, they must also address the growing threats the country faces from outside. "The damage and devastation that can be inflicted by Islamic r... [Full Article...]

Hear Donald Trump accept the Republican Party nomination for President

His speech outlined the policies he would pursue if he wins the presidency of the United States. As Trump put the final touches on his speech and did a walk-though of the stage set-up, the Republican nominee took to Twitter to proclaim the convention a success. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Has Selected Tim Kaine To Be Her Running Mate

He voted in support of "fast track" authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade pact that includes Australia and that President Barack Obama has championed. Clinton "couldn't have gone too far left", Moroski said. A favorite since the start of Clinton's search for a running mate, Kaine is a former governor of the battleground state and former mayor of Richmond. [Full Article...]

Tim Kaine Is Officially Hillary Clinton's Running Mate

Her choice may be announced at an afternoon rally at the state fairgrounds in Tampa on Friday or at a Saturday event at Florida International University in Miami on Saturday. He promised to work "so hard" as the nominee and vowed his campaign was "not going to disappear", even though he has no plans to campaign this weekend and no events on his schedule for next week. [Full Article...]

Cop who shot Charles Kinsey: 'I did what I had to do'

Emile Hollant, a second officer, has also been placed on administrative leave without pay after giving conflicting statements to investigators, Spring said. The situation could escalate and some people with autism react violently when touched, Donohoe said. "Be respectful. Put your driver's license on the dashboard Hold your hands out the window", Brazelton said. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Decries 'Madness' After Murder of Baton Rouge Cops

Hillary Clinton Decries 'Madness' After Murder of Baton Rouge Cops Given the dissatisfaction, there is the possibility that candidates from minor parties will attract the support of disaffected voters. Clinton says the recent killings of police officers in Dallas and now in Baton Rouge threaten the ability of the nation to make progress. [Full Article...]

We Asked Republican Voters About Their Divided Party. Their Answers Were Amazing

Trump habitually referred to Cruz as "Lying Ted" during the campaign, denigrated his wife Heidi Cruz's looks, and at one point even suggested that Cruz's father may have been involved in the assassination of President John F. In his speech at the convention on Wednesday, Cruz told listeners to "vote your conscience" from local to national elections - but he did not tell them to vote for Trump. [Full Article...]


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