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Aug 24 2016

Pennsylvania barber stunned by Mike Pence visit, asks for his name

Indiana Governor and GOP vice presidential candidate Mike Pence in Zionsville, IN in July. Pence got a short tour of Montgomery County based Tech Tube , a maker of high ...

Aug 23 2016

Madison area African-American church leaders remain unconvinced by Donald Trump's rhetoric

Or perhaps Trump isn't really talking to black people at all, either in person or indirectly. "The Democratic Party has failed and betrayed the African-American community...

Aug 21 2016

Com Will Cease Operations Next Week After A 14-Year Run

Univision, the largest U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster, beat out stalking-horse Ziff Davis at a Tuesday auction. Gawker assets will be integrated into a Fusion ...

Aug 19 2016

Judge to ex-NFL star: can't ignore damage

Sharper was sentenced in federal court by Judge Jane Triche Milazzo , who previously rejected a global plea deal that would have given him only a nine-year sentence. Yet...

Aug 15 2016

Sheriff Clarke Requests Immediate Mobilization of National Guard

The National Guard was deployed in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014 after several nights of rioting over the police killing of an unarmed black man. When Smith and anot...

Aug 13 2016

Mike Pence campaigns for fourth time in Wisconsin

In Milwaukee, Pence brought up newly released emails from Clinton's time as secretary of state that Republicans claim illustrate the State Department did favors for lar...

Aug 13 2016

Muslim Woman Sues Over 'Nightmare' With Chicago Cops

Al Matar alleges she was then taken to a nearby police station, where she was ordered to strip naked for an unlawful search. Al-Matar had been walking at a brisk pace...

Aug 12 2016

HC directs Ola, Uber to charge government rates

Under the policy, all app-based cabs will have to ply by the meter and can not charge above the prescribed fare approved by the Delhi government. "We will fix fares for t...

Aug 09 2016

Officer under 'violent attack' by man he shot

Police Chief Eliot Isaac said in a statement that a knife was recovered and that it appeared only one officer had fired. The suspect is reported to have held a knife to...

Aug 09 2016

Family of Muslim teen arrested over clock files lawsuit

The 2015 arrest of Ahmed Mohamed, then a 14-year-old bespectacled ninth-grader who dabbled in robotics and attended high school in Irving, had ignited a social media fire...

Aug 08 2016

Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic nomination; slams Donald Trump's warnings

For those who vote for me and those who don't. The convention on the whole celebrated two huge details of Clinton's candidacy that had previously been cast in a negativ...

Aug 08 2016

Annemiek van Vleuten crashes horrifically while leading women's Olympic cycling road race

Van der Breggen and Van Vleuten were joined at the front of the race by Longo Borghini and Evelyn Stevens of the US as South Africa's Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio dropped back....

Aug 07 2016

Donald Trump blames media for overreaction to kicking baby out of rally

Trump defended kicking a baby out of his rally by saying, "This was a handsome baby and attractive mother, and the baby was crying, and I jokingly said you know what?" I ...

Aug 06 2016

Trump doesn't 'regret anything' about Khan attacks

John McCain just two weeks after pledging to bring the fractured GOP together at the party's nominating convention. Watch the interview, as posted online , below. Con...

Aug 06 2016

All charges against Baltimore police officers dropped in Freddie Gray case

The trials had captured nationwide attention amid a two-year national debate over the police use of lethal force against black men. Mr. Mosby defended her decision to c...

Aug 04 2016

Obama meeting Singapore PM, looks to boost TPP trade pact

Obama faces the challenge of getting the TPP through Congress, where it faces resistance from both sides of the political spectrum. Lee will also be honored with a state ...

Aug 04 2016

SCOTUS temporarily blocks order on transgender bathroom use

NEWS BRIEF In a rare break from its summer recess, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked a federal appeals court ruling Wednesday that allowed a transgender boy in ...

Aug 03 2016

Zika outbreak prompts travel warning for area of Miami

Florida Gov. Rick Scott addresses the media during a round-table discussion about the Zika virus in St. Petersburg, Fla., Monday Aug. 1, 2016. Of these, 12 are men and...

Aug 03 2016

Mother, 23, shot dead by police during raid. Son, 5, injured

He was taken to Johns Hopkins Children's Center for treatment. "The male suspect ran from the apartment with a one-year-old boy - one of two children in the apartment w...

Jul 31 2016

Africa's best Olympian dives in for the last time

Here's a look at 11 videos from the No 1 world swim team heading to the 31st Olympic Games that get underway in the pool a week this Saturday. During the Olympic Ga...