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Obama says DNC hacks would not alter relations with Russia

Russian Federation could face punishment for hacks on Democratic Party organizations if proof emerges that the state is the culprit, President Obama said Tuesday. "The Russians may do this to other countries, but they can not be allowed to do it to us", a former senior USA official told The Daily Beast, speaking privately because of the sensitivities surrounding ongoing discussions about when and how to publicly blame the Russian government.

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Obama Slams Donald Trump As 'Unfit' To Be President

He said his speech was a gift from the God. Rather, he continues to say and write outrageous things. Khan said that Trump has sacrificed nothing and he called on Trump to borrow his copy of the Constitution for the real estate to familiarize himself with American's civil liberties.

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Voter ID movement stumbles in courts, as judges ID racism

Shawnee County, Kan., District Judge Larry Hendricks makes a comment during a hearing on requiring the state to count potentially thousands of votes in state and local elections from people who've registered without providing proof of their US citizenship, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Topeka, Kan.

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Twins hot vehicle death results in Georgia father's arrest

Autopsies were being done at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab, and Dobbs said they may help determine how long the girls were left in the vehicle. Police charged him with two counts of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of reckless conduct after his twin toddlers died after being left in a hot SUV.

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Trump Withholds Endorsements for Paul Ryan, John McCain

Trump has repeatedly criticized Khan's parents since the two gained national prominence at last week's Democratic National Convention, where they denounced Trump's candidacy and questioned his knowledge of the US Constitution. "At some point, he needs to explain to us, the citizens of Arizona and the country why". Stark new figures came as Barack Obama issued an open challenge to the Republican Party to disavow their newly chosen presidential nominee whom he called "unfit" to lead.

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Dylann Roof, Charged in Charleston Shooting, Assaulted in Prison

According to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, shortly before 8 a.m. on Thursday while 22-year-old Dylann Roof was in the process of preparing for a shower in Housing Unit 1B, when he was physically assaulted by fellow inmate Dwayne Stafford .

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D.A.: Family of five found dead in Pennsylvania home

Police in Berks County went to the Sinking Spring home Saturday afternoon to check on the welfare of the family after a call from a concerned relative. "Someone else's child died so that my child could live", Megan Short told the Reading Eagle during a November 2014 profile. More information will be released on Sunday morning, according to police.

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Lawmaker: "We are Ryan Republicans, not Trump Republicans"

He said Trump has seized on the anxieties of Americans and has given them someone to blame: outsiders. Trump sparked further GOP outrage earlier in the week when he refused to endorse Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican and the party's top elected official.

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Donald Trump Buckles To Pressure And Endorses Paul Ryan And John McCain

We'll work together", he said. It was an unusual gesture for Trump, who is known for his refusal to admit mistakes and his tendency to double down when he's under attack. Mr Trump called his Democratic opponent "a risky liar", "an unbalanced person", "pretty close to unhinged", "totally unfit to lead" and lacking "the judgment, temperament and moral character to lead the country".

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Dozens injured at Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa US Concert

The company is already cooperating with the authorities and the structural engineers in identifying what really triggered the railing to collapse. Live Nation, which operates the concert venue, has announced that it did secure the railing prior the event, Yahoo! The rap superstar was performing with fellow hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa in the northeastern state when the metal railing caved under the weight of attendees leaning against it.

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Trump ends difficult week by focusing on Hillary Clinton

The correction, swift as it was, didn't go unnoticed. "Unstable Hillary Clinton , lacks the judgment, temperament and moral character to lead this country - and I believe that so strongly ", Trump told supporters as he accused Clinton of supporting policies that he said could damage U.S.

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Harvard Republicans Won't Endorse Trump

According to The Harvard Crimson , Harvard Republican Club opened a poll this week for its members and found that eighty percent of the club's population would not offer any support for Trump, ten percent are still deciding and the remaing ten percent would do so.

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At GOP urging, Trump turns focus on Clinton emails, 'short circuit' explanation

David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center in Boston, pointed to Clinton's advantages in Democrat-heavy South Florida and among women voters. And the newspaper reports that "a majority of Trump backers said they see their decision as a vote against Clinton" as opposed to a vote for Trump. Fox News , McClatchy-Marist and CBS News all tracked stronger support from Democrats for Clinton than from Republicans for Trump.

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Nine Black Parishioners' Shooter, Dylann Roof Beaten In Jail

According to an incident report, Roof was attacked by Dwayne Stafford , who is now being held in the jail on assault, drug, and robbery charges from January 2015. A detention officer broke up the fight, Watson said. "This certainly serves as a wake-up call for all concerned". Roof has also been indicted on 12 state charges, including nine counts of murder, one count of possessing a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and three attempted murder charges.

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Hackers for Hillary gets boost from Trump comments

FBI Director James Comey declined to recommend charges against Clinton over her emails and the Justice Department agreed with him - even as he leveled blistering criticism of Clinton for using private servers. Clinton said Friday that the country was "out of the ditch". Clinton made the comments at a joint annual conference of the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

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Favre, Dungy, Harrison, Pace, Greene, Stabler enter hall

Favre described an experience he had with his father and brother, watching the Saints' last regular season game of the 1983 season, and seeing Kenny Stabler running out of the tunnel and intuitively knowing that's what he wanted to become. A first-round draft pick in 1996, Harrison made eight Pro Bowls, was a three-time All-Pro, and missed only 18 games in 13 National Football League seasons.

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Clinton acknowledges trust issues, blames them on GOP

Comey had concluded that her public statements about her use of a private email server while secretary of State were truthful. At one point, she attempted to clarify her public statements about using a private email server while serving as secretary of state.

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Trump met with 'some really amazing' Gold Star families

McCain declined to address Trump's comments, other than to say that he stood by his record. As much as we would like to see ISIS destroyed, Trump's words underscore a lack of understanding or appreciation of America's military. It wasn't immediately clear whether Khizr Khan would be interested in running for office. "He's been doing it now for over 30 years". All three have primary challengers, and all three disapproved of Trump's criticism of the Muslim American parents of an Army ...

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ANC Hit By Biggest Election Setback For 22 Years

The DA's approach to talks in Nelson Mandela Bay indicated that the party would first look at replicating the 2006 model it adopted in Cape Town, where it joined forces with a group of smaller parties instead of a major player. "We are a listening organization, we are going to listen to our people", said Ramaphosa. But in recent years the ANC, led by President Jacob Zuma, has presided over a series of corruption scandals and a stagnant economy.

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Voter ID law in Wisconsin significantly altered by court ruling

Three courts on Friday struck down parts of controversial voter ID requirements put in place by Republicans, with one of those courts citing "clear discriminatory intent" by lawmakers in North Carolina to shrink the franchise for politically powerful USA minorities.

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Trump Ends Standoff - Endorses Paul Ryan

We have to win this election", Trump told a rally in Ryan's state of Wisconsin, as he stressed a "big tent" Republican Party is the only way to defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton in November's election. The Midwest mayhem underscored Trumps mounting challenges during one of the most tumultuous weeks of his unorthodox campaign. “I may have short-circuited and for that I will try to clarify, ” Clinton said, though still insisting she “never sent or received anything that was marked classified.”.

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Huelskamp Falls In GOP Primary Race In Kansas' 'Big First' Congressional District

Dr. Roger Marshall and his wife Laina answers question in a television interview during a watch party Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Great Bend, Kan. Virginia Rep. The incumbent's reports show no personal loans to his campaign. The race ended up being an expensive battle between the U.S. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran and U.S.

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Khan slams Trump's Purple Heart comments: 'You did not serve'

He said he has always wanted one and this was an easy way to get it. Said Rep. Duckworth in the tweet , "this is how one usually looks when you are awarded the Purple Heart ". The Trump campaign is five days into what's shaping up to be one of if not the biggest disaster it has created for itself to date: the Republican nominee's repeated attacks on a Gold Star Muslim American family who lost their USA soldier son to a suicide bomber.

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Over 40 injured after fence collapses at Snoop Doggs concert

Camden police told NBC that most of the injuries sustained were either broken bones or bruises. No word has been given regarding what caused the collapse . Many people left the area, while others were limping off or needed assistance from others. Caution tape was placed across a gap in railing, where the barrier collapsed during a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert Friday night.

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Chicago Police May Have Violated Policy In Fatal Shooting

Demonstrators have taken to the streets in the USA city of Chicago to protest against the last week shooting death of an unarmed African-American teenager by police. The dead teen's family was so distraught after viewing videos at the Independent Police Review Authority headquarters Friday morning that they left without making any public comment, their lawyer told reporters.

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Red Sox place Hanigan on 15-day DL

However, that hasn't worked out as planned as Vazquez was demoted after failing to hit to any extent and Swihart was moved off the position to left field before getting injured. Holaday will back up Sandy Leon as Leon assumes the starting role. In 117 plate appearances with the Red Sox, Leon has a.374/.409/.598 batting line, though that is likely fueled by an unsustainable.444 batting average on balls in play.

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USA skydiver jumps without parachute from 25000 ft

American Luke Aikins has become the first person to jump from 25,000 ft without a parachute , landing safely in a net. To accomplish this feat, Aikins had to direct his body in free fall using only the air currents around him to land safely on the high-tech 10,000-square-foot net laid out to catch him.

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Concert-goers injured at BB&T Pavilion

A source said that around 50 people fell about three metres (10 feet) onto concrete. Concertgoer Katie Colbridge - who was uninjured and one section away from the affected area - said that people in the crowd were moving around trying to get a better view when the "whole fence collapsed".

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Donald Trump returns to New Hampshire to rally supporters

Now his poll numbers are plummeting. If you're looking for evidence that she got a dead-cat bounce and the race is soon to tighten again, this is it. That's quite a trendline. According to the poll, Trump and Clinton are viewed unfavorably by an equal share of registered voters at 58% each. In 14 days? But your mileage may vary.

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Obama's presidential library will be set in Chicago's Jackson Park

The group did, however, urge those involved in the Obama library project to find ways to offset environmental impacts or loss of green space to the Jackson Park area. Both Jackson Park and Washington Park were designed by legendary architect Frederick Law Olmsted. Or, rather, his presidential library is. The president has made it official: The Obama Presidential Center is coming to Jackson Park.

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42 confirmed injured after railing collapses at Snoop Dogg gig

Approximately 42 fans were injured during a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert after a railing collapsed . "People started piling on each other and people just started running". Numerous other people — including some Live Nation employees — were treated for broken bones, bruises and other injuries. US rapper Snoop Lion, known as Snoop Dogg , performs during the Etam Live Show Lingerie at Piscine Molitor during Paris Fashion Week March 3, 2015.

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Dennis Rodman Drove WRONG WAY on Freeway in Crash ... Officials Say

Former pro basketball star Dennis Rodman could be facing felony charges in California. Rodman was being investigated for hit-and-run after witnesses told the California Highway Patrol they believed the National Basketball Association great was driving a white SUV that crashed on the 5 Freeway around 12:30 AM.

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Police Officer Shot And Killed, Another Injured After San Diego Traffic Stop

Police say the man is a potential suspect in the shootings of two officers, one of whom died. Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown offered thoughts and prayers as his own city so recently lost five law enforcement officers in assassinations targeting white police.

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Only 1 Percent Of Black Voters Support Donald Trump

New polls that suggest Hillary Clinton has built a significant lead over Donald Trump in the wake of the Democratic convention are being viewed with skepticism by both the campaign and some key Clinton supporters. Petersburg Coliseum Monday, Clinton's campaign confirmed Friday afternoon. Kingston also argued Clinton would waste her time trying to flip Georgia blue.

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Donald Trump Says Hillary Clinton Isn't All There

Fact-checkers bristled at the comment as Comey never commented on what Clinton had said to the public. Did Hillary Clinton just lie again about her email server? Trump is trying to boost his campaign after a week of missteps that saw his poll numbers drop and the 68-year-old Clinton, a former senator and first lady, seize the momentum.


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