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Hosmer, Perez lead 4-2 AL win in All-Star Game

This included 2015 Rookie of the Year third baseman Kris Bryant , who is an early candidate for Most Valuable Player, and first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who is hi...


Protesters blocking interstate traffic in Minneapolis

It marked the second freeway shutdown in the week since St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop on Larpenteur ...


Napolitano: Ginsburg's Trump Comments 'Damages The Reputation' Of The Court

She's been a good justice". Trump, who has called Ginsburg's comments inappropriate, stepped up his criticism on Wednesday in a Twitter post . If the ratio...


Republican convention speakers: Tebow, Ivanka Trump, Gingrich, Lt. Gen. Flynn

Donald Trump, the presumptive nominee, has been promising a different kind of Republican National Convention, and plans obtained by The New York Times show th...


Ex-boss of airport, bridge agency pleads guilty

The investigation reportedly focused on route between Newark and Columbia, S.C., near Samson's weekend home. It's unclear what David Samson will do when he ...


Trump nears VP decision; contenders holding their breath

Republican Donald Trump on Wednesday entered the final phase of his high-profile search for a running mate, arranging last-minute meetings with his finalists an...


Obama: US must bridge divide between police and public

Others have been tweeting with the hashtag #stopkillingthemandem , Jamaican slang for a group of men that has been adopted by Britain's youths. "Because we...


Ginsburg regrets "ill-advised" criticism of Trump

He really has an ego. But he wasn't the only one unhappy with the remarks: Ginsburg received widespread (and bipartisan) criticism, even earning editorials fr...


Bernie supporters conflicted with Clinton endorsement

Trump reacted to Sanders' support of Clinton with a series of tweets . On Tuesday, Trump said Sanders "totally sold out" to Clinton . Speaking in fron...


Federal Bureau of Investigation closes D.B. Cooper hijacking case

After one of the longest, most exhaustive probes in its history, the probe agency said it will no longer actively investigate the whereabouts of the man who c...


Sanders closer to Clinton nod, sources say

Sen. Bernie Sanders is preparing to formally endorse Hillary Clinton as the Democratic nominee for president at a campaign event next week, The New York Ti...


David Ortiz Wowed By 'Human Avatar' Giancarlo Stanton's Home Run Derby Dominance

Louis Cardinals at Marlins Park to correspond with the number of homers Stanton launched at San Diego's Petco Park in the Derby. And quite properly the victor...


Trump nears end of vice presidential search

As he returned to his hotel Wednesday morning after breakfast with Pence, Trump returned reporters' questions about his meeting with his trademark thumbs up -...


Dallas Police Chief: 'We're All on Edge'

The chief defended the decision to kill Johnson with a bomb delivered by remote-controlled robot, saying negotiations went nowhere and that officers could not...


Seeking peace in Syria, US offering new deal with Russia

The Washington Post reported Kirby as also saying, "Kerry is 'extremely frustrated'". The Syrian president said Colvin entered Syria illegally and "went wit...


Stop gap bill passed by IL lawmakers

Rauner called the plan "an attempt at good faith compromise to set up the possibility for a grand bargain". A member of the media is silhouetted along with te...


Violence breaks out in South Sudan capital

The government also overran one of Machar's two bases in Juba , deploying helicopter gunships and tanks against opposition forces carrying only light arms. "Fo...


Trump urges Supreme Court Justice to quit because 'mind is shot'

She escalated her criticism on Tuesday, telling CNN that Mr Trump is a "faker" and questioning how he has "gotten away with not turning over his tax return...


This poll on Trump and Clinton in Pennsylvania tells a different story

Johnson got 12 percent of the vote, but Clinton and Trump were still tied at 36 percent. With third party candidates on the ballot as expected, Trump wi...


South Alabama, southern Georgia face severe weather risk

The most popular report was that of tree limbs being torn down due to high winds. South wind 9 to 15 miles per hour with gusts as high as 21 miles per hour. It ...


Trump to announce his vice presidential pick tomorrow

A source close to Pence told CNN's MJ Lee that when asked about the vice presidential race it "sure feels like Pence". Fox News Channel added to the specu...


Capitol Hill Buzz: GOP Sen Scott gives floor speech on race

Scott found an outlet for his pain in a series of scheduled floor speeches this week aimed at starting an honest, if also hard, conversation about race relation...


A Trump-Flynn matchup could be complicated by party politics

Trump's fundraiser in Chicago comes four months after he abruptly canceled a campaign rally at the UIC Pavilion, amid security concerns as supporters and oppone...


Clinton says Trump is most divisive candidate 'in our lifetimes'

Lincoln delivered his address about the perils of slavery in June 1858 to the state Republican convention, famously declaring that "a house divided against itse...


President Obama walks thin line between Dallas shooting and Black Lives Matter

President Obama Defends Black Lives Matter Protests At Police Memorial, doing so at a memorial for the five slain Dallas police officers. The feisty ex-...


Names released in Berrien County shooting

They were our colleagues. Two bailiffs were killed and a deputy and woman were injured before Gordon was killed by other officers. Bailey said Atterberry unde...


Ginsburg continues criticism of Trump, and he fires back

Their message is that Trump himself has crossed so many red lines and made so many statements which damage the country's basic social fabric that they "understa...


Michael Flynn: I'd still vote for Trump if I'm not his VP

It's been decided upon by our Supreme Court. "I think she will be", he said on CNN's "Situation Room". "I don't want to have guns in classrooms, although ...


Donald Trump Likely Appearing With VP Pick Friday

Donald Trump is reportedly considering a 57-year-old retired general from Rhode Island, who is a registered Democrat, as his running mate, according to the Was...


Ex-admiral: US should defend reef off Philippines

The unanimous ruling by a five-judge tribunal found a wide range of China's activities regarding the resource rich waters unlawful and in violation of Philippin...


Rudy Giuliani criticized for calling Black Lives Matter 'inherently racist

But the truth has to be told, and if there's one thing you have to like about Trump, it's that he's not afraid to say what other politicians are terrified to sa...


Donald Trump to announce his vice presidential pick tomorrow

Pence, 57, would have to withdraw from his heated reelection race for governor of IN by Friday at noon if he is to run for vice president. After describing th...


Rauner, Lawmakers Not Done Yet With Illinois Budget

The Illinois House and Senate passed a stopgap budget on Thursday, June 30 and Governor Bruce Rauner signed it later that night. "Our financial situation wi...


Republican Party Chairman Calls for Unity Behind Donald Trump

In their opening faceoff at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump's campaign and party leaders seem poised to defeat GOP renegades trying to derail t...


Wg Cdr Pooja denied permanent commission, moves Air Force Tribunal

The Armed Forces Tribunal has admitted Thakur's plea and asked the Air Force to respond in four weeks. Wg Cdr Pooja became the first woman officer to lead the...


House panel approves Benghazi report after two-year probe

I'm not going to comment on the existence or nonexistence of any other investigations. CHAFFETZ: Was the Clinton foundation tied into this investigation? Re...


Shooting at Arizona courthouse claims 2 women

Diaz left the building following the judge's decision concerning the two children, retrieved a gun and shot the women as they left the building, according to Na...


Storms hit rural Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan

Cruze says the tornado skipped over town, and then hit the town of Watkins , where it damaged homes and a nursing home. Gov. Mark Dayton will visit Litchf...


Bernie Sanders Finally Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Sanders also emphasized, "There is no doubt in my mind, as we head into November, Hillary Clinton is far and away the best candidate" to address the needs of ...


Please Don't Play Pokemon Go at Auschwitz

The Auschwitz Memorial has asked Pokémon Go gamers not to play the popular app on its premises, saying it is "disrespectful" and "not appropriate". Laine Sn...


Infant's death ruled a homicide

Tuesday, they evaluated Redondo's condition before she was rushed to Stamford Hospital. She was pronounced dead at 6:20 p.m. and police were notified. The Medic...


Republican Platform Tilts Right Of Trump On LGBT Issues

Haugland hasn't said whether he supports Trump, but is a longtime advocate of the theory that party rules do not bind delegates to election results in their sta...


Storms tear up small communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin

No one in Litchfield has been reported injured, Cruze said, and around 9 p.m., the city was underway cleaning up the aftermath of the storm. Authorities say...


Pokemon Go DIY Fixes For Issues

After all, robberies and dead bodies didn't do anything to impede public interest in Pokemon GO , so McDonald's being a sponsored location is unlikely to do ...


Dallas gunman laughed and sang in stand-off with the police

The shooting in Dallas occurred during a demonstration in response to the police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La. and Philando Castile in Falcon...


Trump VP pick Friday? Maybe - or maybe not

The announcement will happen at 11 a.m.in Manhattan, according to Trump's tweet . Trump confirmed on Twitter he will be making his vice presidential announce...


Red-Blue America:Should email scandal disqualify Clinton from presidency?

Re "Clinton's bad judgment wasn't criminal" (Page 6A, July 6): As a registered "Independent" voter 25-plus years, this year's election is very disturbing consid...


Trump holed up in Indianapolis over VP choice

There already is one vacancy on the nine-member court because of the death last February of Justice Antonin Scalia , a conservative stalwart on the nation's to...


Trump calls Black Lives Matter 'divisive', criticizes police shootings

Like Trump, Nixon was a Republican running for president at the time . Additionally, recent Blue Life laws, including the Blue Alert law signed by Presiden...


IN at center of Trump VP decision

And on Wednesday morning, Trump had breakfast with Pence at the governor's mansion, according to CNN . His family met on Tuesday with New Jersey Governor...