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RNC 2016: Last GOP effort to dump Trump shouted down

And the pro-Trump, pro-RNC forces had a veteran Vermont political operative working with them: Darcie Johnston, a Trump organizer who served as whip during the ...


Black Lives Matter Knoxville co-founder explains message

Kurtenbach also asked the community to highlight things which go well. We want peace. We want everybody to come together. If you'd like to attend, the meeting...


Black Lives Matter: Thousands expected at Melbourne rally

They met Sunday night already to get the dialogued started. "I'm so glad that black people are coming out and speaking and people are listening, and that's su...


CAS hearing begins on Russian appeal of IAAF ban

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency is one of several sports organizations that said it would call for a full ban of the Russian team if the report showed evidence of...


Trump Vets Abortion Rights Supporter for VP

After a bitter primary in which many conservatives in the Republican Party have questioned Trump's allegiance to the party's traditional principles, particula...


Bailiff was confident about court security

Also injured was Berrien County deputy James Atterbury Jr who was shot in the arm. Both had been employed by the court for more than a decade. Washingt...


Starbucks customers change names to 'Black Lives Matter'

Meanwhile, at least three officers were killed and three others injured yesterday during a shooting in Baton Rouge , Louisiana , the local sheriff's office co...


Transcript: Mother of Benghazi victim blames Clinton for son’s death

But in the evening program of speakers, delegates seemed to bond together as each one discussed a dimension of America's National Security challenges-especially...


Arrested for Helping Florida Murder Suspect Escape

Resiles was wearing a white T-shirt and black shorts at the time of escape according to the Broward Sheriff's office . Resiles broke free of handcuffs and shac...


Clinton Leads Trump in Diverse Battleground States in New Polls

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in four of the most diverse presidential battleground states, according to brand-new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist pol...


President holds lengthy meeting on police-community relations

However, we are seeing that our black friends... "Please bring a peaceful mindset". Alton Sterling , 37, was shot and killed by white police officers while...


Third officer acquitted in Freddie Gray death trial

The scrutiny isn't over for Rice. He says prosecutors "rushed to judgment" in bringing charges against six police officers. Mosby was not in court Monday. P...


Twitter has a lot of comparisons for Trump's RNC entrance

Her appearance followed that of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who gave a blistering attack on President Obama, Hillary Clinton and Democrats. She also la...


Sheriff David Clarke: Trump Speaks for Police and Those Who Feel Abused

The theme of the night is "Keep America Safe Again" and Sheriff Clarke started his speech by saying blue lives matter. The Americans I know are not willing ...


David: Lots of heat & a few storms

Frequent lightning, locally heavy downpours and some small hail may also be possible. While some parts of Central New York may see a quick dump of substantial r...


Lynch Mum on Decision Not to Prosecute Clinton on Emails

Her responses generally were so brief that Republican lawmaker Darrell Issa said that Lynch seemed to have prepared to answer the questions in just four ways: y...


Melania Trump's speech resembles Michelle Obama from 2008: Reaction on social media

Melania Trump, until now only a minor presence on the campaign trail, found herself in the midst of an embarrassing plagiarism controversy today after a prime-t...


Unexplained Zika Case in Utah

The Salt Lake County Health Department said Monday that the two people were not sexually involved and the type of tropical mosquito that is known to spread th...


Bridgeport PD on alert after Baton Rouge, Dallas shootings

CBS News reported that Long left the Marines with an honorable discharge in 2010 with the rank of sergeant and was deployed once to Iraq from June 2008 to Jan...


Baton Rouge Shooter 'Intentionally Assassinated' Officers

On July 10, he wrote on Twitter: "Out of all the cities that protested last night". "That shot our SWAT team made was a helluva shot", Baton Rouge Polic...


Europe Bemoans Boris Johnson's Ascension

Boris Johnson has set out his vision for Britain to be a more "global player" on his first day as Foreign Secretary. When asked about how the role of Foreign ...


What's next for social movements like Black Lives Matter?

People they believe have been targeted simply for the color of their skin. "We're not looking to cause a ruckus or cause upheaval or things like that", he...


Did Melania Trump plagiarise Michelle Obama in her Republican Convention 2016 speech?

Melania Trump told the audience that if they were looking for steady leadership that Trump, "was the guy". The first night session of the Republican National ...


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Weigh In

The AP-GfK Poll of 1,009 adults was conducted online July 7-11, using a sample drawn from GfK's probability-based KnowledgePanel, which is created to be repre...


CDC Assisting Utah Investigation of Zika Virus Infection

Officials emphasized that the Utah case is unusual. Experts are trying to work out exactly how a United States carer has caught Zika after tending to a dyin...


Melania Trump Takes Center Stage in First Prime-Time Speech

Earlier in the day, party divisions were exposed when delegates opposing Trump demanded a roll call vote to approve convention rules. Delegates were due to vo...


Trump excuses Mike Pence's Iraq War vote but not Hillary Clinton's

Trump added that Pence would help him unite the Republican party and that the two "would have an incredible convention" in Cleveland . If anything, Trump is be...


Melania Gives Passionate Speech About Her and Her Husband's Love for America

Trump, 46, is well acquainted with the spotlight, as a model from the time she was a teenager in Slovenia and as the candidate's third wife. Trump campaign ma...


Federal Bureau of Investigation to Republicans: 'Nobody would' prosecute Hillary Clinton for 'gross negligence'

Those messages were sent directly or forwarded to Clinton. Sullivan also said Judicial Watch could question Clinton too, if necessary, with his prior express ...


Trump Says Clinton Trying To Divert Attention Through 'Star Of David' Tweet

By my count, this was the fifth time Ryan has publicly admonished Trump and/or the Trump campaign, but each instances has come with the same caveat: t...


This is Donald Trump's (very) grand entrance to the RNC in Cleveland

But because Donald Trump is already pretty well-known, she spent much of her speech introducing herself, from her childhood in Slovenia through her modeling...


Taylor Swift 'considering suing Kanye West' after release of recorded phone call

But Sandler believes that the public may ultimately turn on Kardashian, 36, and take a negative view of her choice to post the snaps. Abigail Anderson has o...


Meditations on Scott Baio

Baio ended his speech with a head scratcher: "So of course let's make America great again, but let's make America ... It doesn't mean getting free stuff", Baio...


Dhaka decides to ban Zakir Naik's Peace TV

The ministry's Deputy Secretary Shankar Lal said: "Reports are being received of such content being broadcast through private satellite TV channels, such as Pe...


Secret 9/11 Report Raises Suspicion Of Saudis

The new document says that according to Federal Bureau of Investigation files, al-Bayoumi had "extensive contact with Saudi government establishments in the Uni...


Sabathia, Yanks stumble again against Red Sox, 5-2

We've already been having hard conversations, but there's still time on the clock". Sandy Leon homered and drove in four runs, Eduardo Rodriguez again domi...


Newt Gingrich: Donald Trump's Hot Wife Is Proof He Doesn't Hate Immigrants

While acknowledging that the Republican Party remains divided as its convention starts, Gingrich said he was unconcerned that so many prominent members of the p...


Fox News ends relationship with possible Trump VP pick Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich says that he thinks Donald Trump is a "necessary candidate" amid global anti-establishment sentiment, but that he wouldn't automatically say ye...


Tumult over rules, condemnation of Clinton at GOP convention

Earlier, the Convention briefly erupted in chaos when opponents of Trump stormed out of the room and others chanted in a failed attempt to force a vote opposing...


Black Lives Matter Rallies Come to Syracuse

As I stated in a previous CityWatch article, it is up to Black Lives Matter to be an organization that follows in the lead of the revered Martin Luther King, ...


The Black Lives Matter protest group was formed from the lie tha

You recently signed a petition asking the Administration to "Formally recognize Black Lives Matter as a terrorist organization". The shootings touched off a...


Baton Rouge officers 'were targeted and assassinated'

Authorities declined to offer a possible motive for the attack in Louisiana's capital, a city with a long history of distrust between African-Americans and law ...


First U.S. Death from Zika

Most people infected with Zika don't even show symptoms, but the virus poses a risk of severe birth defects for children in utero. The CDC also specify in ...


Queer L.A. Protestors: "Black Lives Matter Here"

If you'd like to attend, the meeting starts at 6 p.m.at Phillips Memorial CME Church on 14th Street, just north of Washington Street in Phoenix. Simmons cal...


Police lieutenant acquitted in Freddie Gray death

Prosecutors have given no indication that they plan to change course. Even though it was the judge's third consecutive acquittal in the case, prosecutors seem...


Donald Trump's motorcade in minor accident

Trump (after he won the nomination), and the Bushes and Mr. McCain are licking their wounds after a tough primary season. In the convention hall, Rep. He went...


'Sheer brutality': Police detail Baton Rouge shooting scene

Sterling's nephew condemned the killing of the three Baton Rouge officers. "Attacks on police are an attack on all of us, and the rule of law that makes society...


Aspiring first lady Melania Trump plagiarised Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech?

The Trump campaign is selling Trump as a man with no flaws. Valley Trump delegates say the heavy security detail has eased their safety concerns. There ha...


Clinton receives endorsement from Sanders

The 74-year-old Sanders, a US Senator from Vermont, offered voters a litany of reasons why the 68-year-old former secretary of state is a better choice than the...


In introducing Mike Pence, Donald Trump keeps the spotlight on himself

Donald J. Trump raged at the leaked reports of his plan to choose Mike Pence, the governor of IN, as his running mate. The billionaire's freewheeling, impulsive...