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Michael Moore admits Trump likely to win
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Michael Moore admits Trump likely to win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Michael Moore is causing a stir with his comments about Donald Trump. The famously liberal Moore says he's sorry to say it, but he thinks the Republican could win the presidency. In a Wednesday night appearance on an online edit...
Chicago: 5 people shot on same block where 6 were wounded last weekend
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Chicago: 5 people shot on same block where 6 were wounded last weekend

Twelve people were shot over 12 hours in Chicago on Thursday, including five people wounded on a block in the Austin neighborhood where six people had been shot last weekend, according to police. There was also an exchange of gunfire between a Chicago polic...
Once more, Obama stands with Mexico on open borders
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Once more, Obama stands with Mexico on open borders

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto offered a response Friday to Donald Trump's speech at the Republican National Convention, during which he pledged to seal the southern border to keep out illegal immigrants. ...
Judge blocks Michigan law that kills straight party tickets out of concern for black voters
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Judge blocks Michigan law that kills straight party tickets out of concern for black voters

DETROIT (UPI) -- A federal judge on Thursday blocked a new Michigan law that bars straight-ticket voting -- primarily over the concern that it unfairly impacts black voters in the state. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed the law in January. Under the code, n...
Philadelphia police union condemns Hillary Clinton
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Philadelphia police union condemns Hillary Clinton

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's police union is condemning Hillary Clinton for allowing relatives of people killed by police to speak at the Democratic National Convention without giving equal time to families of fallen officers. John McNesby, president ...
Ft. Worth SD alters transgender policy
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Ft. Worth SD alters transgender policy

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas school district that triggered a passionate debate when it announced restroom guidelines for transgender students pledged Wednesday to work more closely with parents on matters affecting LGBT children. Fort Worth Superintendent Kent Sc...
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...