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Trump supporter tweet appears to call for lynching of Loretta Lynch

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:01pm
A top Donald Trump supporter drew fire Wednesday for a tweet that he says was a "well-intended mistake," which seemed to call for the lynching of Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
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Trump's Jewish son-in-law comes to his defense

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:51pm
A reporter said she penned an open letter to Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, in the hopes he would condemn a campaign tweet widely criticized as anti-Semitic.
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FBI Director to testify before Congress about Clinton's email investigation

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:33pm
FBI Director James Comey will testify before Congress Thursday to answer "important questions" about the Hillary Clinton email investigation and his recommendation that the Justice Department not prosecute the former Secretary of State even though classified information was found on her private email server.
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Clinton trashes Trump's business record

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:33pm
Hillary Clinton will spend Wednesday in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where Donald Trump developed casinos, in an effort to undercut what her aides are calling Trump's "fraudulent business history."
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Snoop Dogg to headline 'Unity' party at DNC

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:30pm
Rapper Snoop Dogg will headline the Democratic National Convention's "Unity Party' for donors in Philadelphia, according to a statement from the Senate Majority PAC sent to Billboard Tuesday.
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Clinton's day of drama

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:11pm
It was a day that was all about Hillary Clinton -- but she wasn't even the star of her own show.
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Rare Thomas Jefferson letter discovered in attic on sale for $325k

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 2:39pm
Always check the abandoned boxes in your attic because you never know what you might find.
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Sanders' platform fight: Trade, climate change, minimum wage

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 2:23pm
Bernie Sanders defended Wednesday his decision to continue his Democratic presidential campaign without endorsing Hillary Clinton, even as he acknowledged that Clinton is now the party's "presumptive candidate, absolutely."
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Clinton college plan takes notes from Sanders proposal

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 2:07pm
Hillary Clinton announced Wednesday a new college affordability plan based on conversations with her primary foe, Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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U.S. sanctions North Korean leader for first time over human rights abuses

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 1:02pm
The Obama administration on Wednesday slapped sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and 10 other regime officials for their alleged complicity in human rights abuses against the North Korean people.
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Trump VP search enters home stretch as pick likely next week

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 12:40pm
Donald Trump's vice presidential search will culminate in picking a winner among a clash of styles after winnowing down his list of potential Republican running mates.
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Walker to speak at RNC

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 12:06pm
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker revealed Tuesday he will speak at the Republican National Convention later this month, offering public support to Donald Trump at a time when he has struggled to attract nationally-known Republicans for the role.
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Louisiana lawmaker calls on Justice Department to investigate police shooting death

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 11:54am
Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond called on the Justice Department Wednesday to investigate the death of Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old man shot as he lay on the ground with two Baton Rouge police officers on top of him.
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US, Brazil search for missing former Gitmo detainee

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 11:04am
U.S. and Brazilian authorities are hunting for a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who has disappeared from Uruguay, as a South American airline issued a warning he may try to use a fake passport to enter Brazil ahead of the Olympic Games there next month.
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Experts: Putin flexes muscles with Russian-US military close calls

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 9:06am
The repeated close encounters between Russian and U.S. warships and planes may not be an accident.
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FBI: Clinton 'extremely careless' but no charges recommended

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:51am
FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday that he would not recommend charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state but that Clinton and her aides were "extremely careless" handling classified information.
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Ryan: House GOP will ask Comey to testify over FBI's Clinton email probe

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:36pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday night House Republicans would ask FBI Director James Comey to testify on Capitol Hill about his recommendation to not prosecute Hillary Clinton for her private email server use.
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Trump: FBI decision on Clinton proves 'our system is totally rigged'

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:20pm
Donald Trump on Tuesday night repeatedly hammered his message that there is a "rigged system" at work, pointing specifically to the FBI decision to not recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of email while serving as secretary of state.
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House Republican sides with Comey over Trump on Clinton emails

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:12pm
Rep. Chris Collins, R-New York, said Tuesday he agrees with FBI Director James Comey's decision to not recommend charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server at the State Department.
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