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Cop to agitator: You're on fire, stupid!
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Cop to agitator: You're on fire, stupid!

The scene in downtown Cleveland on Wednesday, the third day of the Republican National Convention, was peaceful in the morning but evolved into chaos by late afternoon. At least 10 people were arrested following a flag burning near Quicken Loans Arena in pr...
KC police say murder of police officer not an ambush, identify suspects
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KC police say murder of police officer not an ambush, identify suspects

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The fatal shooting of a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer was not part of a planned ambush, but the work of someone trying to evade arrest, authorities said Wednesday. Police Chief Terry Zeigler said during a news conference that ...
GOP embraces Mike Pence for veep
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GOP embraces Mike Pence for veep

CLEVELAND -- Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence talked up Donald Trump's credentials and took on the role of Hillary Clinton attack dog in his acceptance speech here last night, portraying Democrats as the tired has-beens. "This is the outsider...
Federal appeals court order strikes Texas voter ID law
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Federal appeals court order strikes Texas voter ID law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Texas' strict voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and ordered changes before the November election. The ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals instructs a lower court to m...
Agitators build 'wall' in Cleveland
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Agitators build 'wall' in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Update: Multiple people with their hands cuffed behind them have been detained by police in the most chaotic protest to hit the National Republican Convention. As a protest group tried to burn an American flag near Quicken Loans Arena on Th...
For the first time in 40 years, Texas Republicans didn't pick the nominee
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For the first time in 40 years, Texas Republicans didn't pick the nominee

Texas Republicans did something Tuesday they had not done at a Republican National Convention for 40 years. They delivered most of their votes to a loser. It fell to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, filling in for Gov. Greg Abbott, as chairman of the delegation, to de...
KC police officer shot and killed; unnamed suspects in custody
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KC police officer shot and killed; unnamed suspects in custody

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas City, Kansas, police officer was shot and killed while searching for a suspect in a drive-by shooting, police said. Capt. Robert Melton was searching for the suspect when he drove up to someone who matched that person's de...
Ohio policeman served sandwich with shards of glass – Was it accidental?
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Ohio policeman served sandwich with shards of glass – Was it accidental?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio's capital say a Columbus policeman was served a sandwich containing glass shards at a restaurant, and an assault squad is investigating whether it was intentional. The officer, who wasn't identified, cut his mouth after ...
Ailes ouster could cause seismic shift
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Ailes ouster could cause seismic shift

Fox News Channel is facing a critical power vacuum with the pending ouster of Roger Ailes and the possible exit of some of its top on-air talent, but it could clear the way for Megyn Kelly to become the face of America's leading conservative news outlet. Se...
What did Ryan and McConnell say about Trump at the RNC?
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What did Ryan and McConnell say about Trump at the RNC?

Republican leaders Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell made the case for a Donald Trump presidency on Tuesday, claiming he could advance a conservative agenda to break the logjam in Washington DC. But they spent little time making a positive argument for the man ...