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I want an inclusive country: Donald Trump tells African-Americans

In an interview with Fox News reported on by ThinkProgress , Trump was asked about his statement Friday in MI, where he told a mostly white crowd that black voters should support him because, "What the hell do [they] have to lose?" Consider: The...

Gawker's flagship site will shut down after Univision deal

Univision won an auction earlier this week for Gawker Media and will retain the digital media conglomerate's other assets while shutting down operations for the namesake website. It's the end of an era, as the curtain comes down on Gawker .com aft...

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper gets 18 years prison

Judge Jane Triche Milazzo gave Sharper the punishment just six months after she rejected an earlier agreement that would have allowed the former Saints safety to only serve nine years behind bars. The All-Pro safety helped the Saints win Super Bowl ...

A fall in the 5000 delivers an uplifting moment

I've never met her before. They didn't matter. It could have taken an hour for them to finish and they would still have triumphed as emphatically as any gold medal victor. "And as disappointing as this experience was, there is so much more to this th...

Zika in Puerto Rico now a health emergency

Some babies born to women infected by the Zika virus have had birth defects, primarily microcephaly , characterized by a small head and underdeveloped brain. CDC has confirmed a US case of Zika virus infection in a non-traveler after the person's se...

Another Rich White Boy Gets Away With Raping Unconscious Young Woman

KMGH-TV reports that Wilkerson was convicted of raping the woman after offering to take care of her after she had to much to drink at a St. Patrick's Day party in March of 2014. But neither that-nor the victim's impassioned statement-was enough to...

Bad Boys 3 gets a new title and much later release date

The publication adds that the film will be titled Bad Boys for Life . Sony is still nailing down a production start date, hence it would never be ready by next summer for its June 2 date. He's now n theaters with "Suicide Squad". Hopefully the fil...

Muslim Woman Sues Chicago Police for Excessive Force, False Arrest

A Muslim female sued the Chicago Police Department (CPD) for the use of excessive force, violation of human rights, and freedom of religious expression, after six officers ripped off her hijab at a train station previous year, the Council on Americ...

Aam Aadmi To Soon Put a Fullstop On Surge Pricing In Delhi

To this effect, the AAP government has already drafted a policy under which these cab companies will be bound to charge fares expected to be close to the policies outlined in the amended motor vehicles law the Union cabinet approved a week ago.

Ted Strickland apologizes for comments on Scalia's death

That statement was meant with applause and cheers. During their Wednesday evening broadcasts ABC, CBS, and NBC dedicated seven minutes, 51 seconds to Trump's comment and absolutely zero on Strickland's. Strickland's 33 percent. "While the Republi...

American Delegates Ready for 'History to Be Made' with Clinton as Nominee

Most presidential campaigns get an injection of momentum after their party meeting, making Trump's post-convention polling bounce not entirely surprising. "When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit". Through four nights of polished convention...

Dutch rider van der Breggen wins Olympic gold in road race

But I never gave up. "Obviously I've lost quite a lot of sleep and it's been a hard time, but it's not an excuse". I was shocked. "I focused and got in the race". "That's what I've been working hard on, but that's sport". But she was unable to fa...

'I Don't Throw Babies Out'

The baby was one row in front of me, three or four rows from the stage, at Trump's event at a high school in Ashburn, Va. "You know, an interesting thing happened". "Traitor", shouted one person in the crowd. "The baby could have been [Luciano] Pav...

Charges Dropped Against Three Remaining Cops In Freddie Gray's Case

BALTIMORE (AP) - Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and toppled the careers of Baltimore's police commissioner and a Democratic mayor poised for re-election...

'Star Trek' debuts with sales of US$59.6 mil for Paramount

During the 2016 San Diego Comic Con, CBS revealed a new teaser for " Star Trek: Discovery ". The film landed as part of the 50th anniversary period with a $59.6 million take and is likely to do fairly well during the week based on positive word of ...

Texans star WR DeAndre Hopkins not at training camp

Nothing against any of these guys, but Hopkins is probably the second-most important player on the team. "I just want to be treated for what I'm worth". If they won't pay him soon, the Texans risk a similar situation to what happened with Dez Bryant...

Comedy Central Blocks 'Stephen Colbert' Character from 'Late Show' Appearances

Colbert said he found the claim "surprising, because I never considered that guy much of an intellectual". Ch-ch-check out clip (below) to see both Colberts stick it to the lawyers! "So it is with a heavy heart that I announce that thanks to corpor...

Six charged in Flint water investigation

Both have both been charged with misconduct in office, conspiracy, and willful neglect. Attorney General Bill Schuette's office filed the charges. "Each of these individuals attempted to bury or cover up, to downplay or to hide information that c...

Donald Trump calls Clinton's DNC speech 'insulting'

In a week of protests, Sanders supporters wept, raged and marched against the machine, questioning Clinton's nomination and calling for the political revolution to continue. Clinton's husband, former president Bill Clinton, got a kick out of it. . ...

DNC 2016: Bill Clinton Makes Newspaper Front Pages Instead of Hillary

But Clinton spent much of his Tuesday night speech describing the personal side of his wife - a pitch perhaps aimed at improving Hillary Clinton's poll numbers as they relate to trustworthiness. One is real, the other is made up", he said, arguing ...

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Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

There was a scare at a middle school in Mason County today, with reports of a possible active shooter on the campus. The Mason County Sheriff's office confirmed officers from m...

Blocked again: Federal judge halts Trump's order on sanctuary cities

Supreme Court. In January, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that requested that the Department of Homeland Security and Justice Department block sanctuary cities ...

Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping due in court Monday

He is scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in Sacramento, California, on Monday. The 15-year-old is now receiving treatment from mental health experts. Kat Bozeman told News...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has some advice for U.S. President Donald Trump over remarks claiming unfair dairy trade practices between Canada and the U.S. Carr will be in NY next wee...

Florida unemployment rate drops to 4.8 percent

That further drop in Florida's unemployment rate is good news because it may portend faster growth in wage levels, said Mekael Teshome, Florida anaylst for PNC Bank. The labor part...

White Nationalist's Wow To Speak At Auburn Causes Outrage

Cameron Padgett, identified in court documents as an Atlanta-area resident, paid $700 to rent out the 400-seat Foy Auditorium at Auburn for Spencer to speak. Many attempted to bar ...

Sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving eviction notice in Oklahoma

Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a Logan County deputy and stole two vehicles Tuesday morning. Logan County Sheriff Damon Devereaux told reporters Wade was shot sev...

District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case

A 2011 alum of Boston University, she grew up in nearby Leominster, Massachusetts. Marcotte grew up in Leominster and was working as an account manager for Mountain View, Calif...

Iowa gun laws expanded

Governor Terry Branstad signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law today. Many states also have enacted laws prohibiting the government from seizing people's guns during state emergen...

United Airlines boss vows to fix 'system failure' in first interview

The incident was captured on video by several passengers on the flight. Likewise, the Chicago Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did no...

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Firms object to drug use in Arkansas executions

He says he's confident everything will be handled professionally and seriously. While Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will read over the motion, her office said she plans for th...

Authorities: 4 inmates found dead at a South Carolina prison

Authorities: 4 inmates found dead at a South Carolina prison

The accused inmates, Denver Jordan Simmons, 35, and Jacob Theophilus Philip, 25, were each charged with four counts of murder in the killings at Kirkland Correctional Institution...

Schools closed in Janesville, Milton as manhunt continues

Schools closed in Janesville, Milton as manhunt continues

Tuesday to a burglary at Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville, where surveillance footage showed a man break the front door glass, police said in a statement . Jakubowski included a ...

States' sheriffs: No unlawful detainers

The Sheriff's Department has said it is legally prohibited from honoring detainers, as is every other sheriff in California, due to the Trust Act. After a brief discussion about hi...

Secret Service agent suspended after meeting with prostitute

Secret Service agent suspended after meeting with prostitute

The representative spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss details of the incident beyond a public statement . "The Secret Service takes allegations of criminal activity ...