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Chicago: Imagining a world without police
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Chicago: Imagining a world without police

Dozens of activists and protesters took to the streets of North Lawndale on Wednesday night to demand city tax money be invested in alternatives to traditional policing. An hour into the evening protest, about 10 demonstrators were arrested and charged with...
Trump: The American people will come first again
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Trump: The American people will come first again

CLEVELAND -- A fiery, focused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump painted a grim picture last night of a nation in chaos, wracked with violence and humiliated in the world, laying blame squarely at the feet of President Obama and Democratic rival Hill...
Person sues to have gender removed from passports
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Person sues to have gender removed from passports

DENVER (AP) — A Navy veteran from Colorado who does not identify as male or female is pushing the U.S. government to allow for a third gender option or get rid of gender designators altogether on passports, highlighting the argument that forms on the state and...
Sheriff Joe: Trump will build the wall, get tough on illegal immigration
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Sheriff Joe: Trump will build the wall, get tough on illegal immigration

CLEVELAND (UPI) -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a controversial figure in Arizona for his tough treatment of illegal immigrants, addressed the Republican National Convention on Thursday and promised that Donald Trump will "build that wall." Arpaio en...
Hillary Lies, Cops Die
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Hillary Lies, Cops Die

The fascinating thing about Hillary Clinton's lie that "African-Americans" are disproportionately killed by police is that she continues peddling it after the murders of three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, which followed the ambush killings of five ...
Terrorist who attacked Nice had accomplices, planned for months
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Terrorist who attacked Nice had accomplices, planned for months

PARIS (AP) -- The truck driver who killed 84 people on a Nice beachfront had accomplices and appears to have been plotting his attack for months, the Paris prosecutor said Thursday, citing text messages, more than 1,000 phone calls and video of the attack scen...
Keeping employers from knowing felony convictions, dangerous, doesn't work
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Keeping employers from knowing felony convictions, dangerous, doesn't work

Ban-the-box laws meant to prevent employers from reflexively rejecting applicants with criminal records may inadvertently worsen discrimination against black job candidates, a new study found. The findings point to troubling patterns of racial hiring bias a...
Firefighters forced to remove police flag due to 'extremist' fears
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Firefighters forced to remove police flag due to 'extremist' fears

A group of firefighters in Riverside County, California wanted to honor police officers killed in Baton Rouge and Dallas. So firefighter Eric Hille decided to display a pro-police flag on one of the fire engines at Sunnymead Ranch Station 48. You’ve pro...
Cruz doubles down on bitterness, says it's personal
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Cruz doubles down on bitterness, says it's personal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A day after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly defended his refusal to endorse Donald Trump, insisting he is not a "servile puppy dog" who would back anyone who personally attacks his fami...