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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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US extends protected status for Haitians until January

More than 50,000 of them have TPS. Next up for decisions are Sudan and South Sudan, where TPS expires in November. But while Haitians were celebrating, citizens from Liberia a...

The Hidden Bombshell In The Comey-Trump Story

In an interview conducted via email on Friday, Reines said Clinton strategists didn't necessarily think Trump would try to hug Clinton, per se, but might attempt to differentiate h...

Only Planned Parenthood in Wyoming to close

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland had a teleconference Thursday to address the loss of state funding to Planned Parenthood in Iowa. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains p...

Dayton, Republicans Back in Budget Talks

The votes, 120-11 in the House and 57-8 in the Senate, came Wednesday to help end the saga of bringing Real ID to the state. "I'm glad it's here". Lawmakers agreed to shift that de...

Idaho law enforcement pay tribute to fallen officers

This year, more than 2,500 people participated in the 3.1 mile race that took runners from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and back via 3 Street Northwest in front o...

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

Patel is the eighth detainee to die in ICE custody since October and the second in two days in Georgia. Homan said the arrest increase came from stepped up enforcement, adding th...

Excessive caffeine intake causes death of South Carolina teen

CBS Local- In South Carolina, a 16-year-old boy collapsed then died in a classroom on April 26. A caffeine overdose killed a SC teenager last month, the Richland County coroner ...

Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

After a few trademark violent "Spicy" outbursts, the press secretary took up the defense of President Donald Trump against accusations that he fired FBI Director James Comey in an ...

Aetna will completely exit Obamacare exchanges in 2018

Regulators previous year approved average rate increases in the individual market of 32.5 percent for Highmark and about 23 percent for Aetna. Insurance experts expect holes to de...

Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal

In other countries, monuments of former leaders are displayed with other statues to put them in historical context. Quess Moore said he came out "to celebrate the victory in the ...

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Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

Twitter might best be known as a microblogging service, but it'll soon be heading to yet another video platform. Twitter announced this week that in Q1 2017 it streamed more than...

Levee Fails At Pocahontas Threatening Residents With Floodwaters

Levee Fails At Pocahontas Threatening Residents With Floodwaters

A levee breach near Pocahontas on Wednesday prompted several water rescues. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundated with up to 8 ...

Trump adviser to leave the White House

Members of the party frequently attended memorial ceremonies for WWII-era fascists, according to the report , and in 2008 a high-ranking captain called Jews "Zionist rats" and "lo...

8 people injured in San Diego mass shooting

Around 6 p.m., panicked 9-1-1 calls about the attack sent police to the La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex in University City . The suspect was later identified as 49-year-...

Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

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...