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    Clinton campaign slams Trump for encouraging Russia to hack her emails

    DORAL, Florida — Donald Trump called on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s email on Wednesday. “Russia, if you’re listening I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press,” Trump said during a news conference in Florida. Shortly after his event ended, Trump repeated his call on Twitter. If Russia or any other country or person has Hillary Clinton's 33,000 illegally deleted emails, perhaps they should share […]

  • Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (C) (D-FL) arrives for a closed briefing for members of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol June 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    ‘Little doubt’ Russia behind Democratic National Committee email hack, US official says

    There is “little doubt” that Russia is behind the hack of Democratic National Committee emails, a US official said Wednesday. The remarks follow a week-long episode where leaked DNC emails showed Democratic officials giving preferential treatment to Hillary Clinton. The emails inflamed Bernie Sanders supporters during the Democratic Party’s national convention, which led to widespread protests and the ousting of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The White House said there are “a full range of options available to us in the government” […]

  • Barack Obama, speaking in Washington on July 22, will address the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday. (AFP/Getty Images)

    Barack Obama to make case in Democratic National Convention speech for Hillary Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA — President Barack Obama’s three Democratic convention speeches have, in succession, launched his national career, thrust him into the Oval Office and secured him a second term. On Wednesday, in his fourth marquee convention address, he’ll work to ensure those earlier efforts weren’t for nothing. In his prime-time pitch at the Democratic National Convention, Obama plans to argue not only for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, but for the progressive policies that he’s spent the last eight years enacting — an […]

  • Elizabeth Banks brought celebrities together for an a capella rendition of "Fight Song" for Hillary Clinton. (YouTube)

    Elizabeth Banks, celebrities put together ‘Fight Song’ for Hillary Clinton

    PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton officially has a “Fight Song.” “Pitch Perfect” star Elizabeth Banks got a few of her celebrity friends together for an a cappella cover of Rachel Platten’s hit, “Fight Song.” Famous stars came together for the tune, including Mandy Moore, Jane Fonda, Rob Reiner, Kristin Chenoweth, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eva Longoria and Aisha Tyler Banks kicked it off by saying, “This is for Hillary.” The actress and director posted the video on social media Tuesday night in celebration […]

  • The "Facebook"-logo is pictured on the sidelines of a press preview of the so-called "Facebook Innovation Hub" in Berlin on February 24, 2016. / AFP / TOBIAS SCHWARZ        (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    Mom broadcasts 16-year-old daughter’s beating on Facebook

    “You wanna try me, right?” So begins the live Facebook broadcast of a mother beating and berating her 16-year-old daughter in their Savannah, Georgia, home. The teen sobs as her mother slaps her all over her body and hits her with what appears to be a plastic object. The mother accuses her daughter of embarrassing her by posting sexy photos of herself on Facebook and having sex in their home. “That s— cute? You’re 16 right? You’re only f——g 16! […]

  • A man lits candles near flowers and messages displayed in front of the city hall of the Normandy city of Saint-Etienne du Rouvray on July 26, 2016 in tribute to the priest killed in the city's church in the latest of a string of attacks against Western targets claimed by or blamed on the Islamic State jihadist group.
French President said that two men who attacked a church and slit the throat of a priest had "claimed to be from Daesh", using the Arabic name for the Islamic State group. Police said they killed two hostage-takers in the attack in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, 125 kilometres (77 miles) north of Paris. / AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU        (Photo credit should read CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hollande: Deadly church attack in France carried out in name of ISIS

    One of the two suspects in the church attack that left a priest dead in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France, has been identified via fingerprints as 19-year-old Adel Kermiche, a French anti-terrorism prosecutor said Tuesday. Kermiche was known to anti-terror authorities after two attempts in 2015 to travel abroad — at least once to Syria — using a relative’s identification, prosecutor Francois Molins said. Kermiche was wearing an “electronic tag” during the attack, he said. The second attacker has not been identified. French […]

  • University of Florida linebacker Cristian Garcia  stepped in to stop Christopher Lee Shaw, 34, who allegedly tried to rape a woman at a bar. (CNN)

    Football player, co-worker intervene in alleged rape behind bar

    Initially, bouncers Cristian Garcia and Leroyea Simmons weren’t sure what to make of what appeared to be a drunken hookup behind the Gainesville, Florida, bar where they worked. It seemed embarrassing and inappropriate, especially given the crowd of people watching the man and woman grind against a dumpster — but was it consensual? When they took a moment to ask questions and get involved, they ended up stopping a rape in progress and capturing some of it on camera, police […]

  • People play the floor piano at FAO Schwarz during its last day in business on July 15, 2015. Under Armour is planning to move into the space the toy store was located. (AFP/Getty Images)

    Under Armour to move into former FAO Schwarz space on 5th Avenue

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Under Armour is moving to the storefront on 5th Avenue where FAO Schwarz once flourished. CEO Kevin Plank confirmed Tuesday that Under Armour will open a new flagship retail location in the space formerly owned by the iconic toy store. The new sports clothing company’s Midtown store won’t open until 2019, but Plank said it’s a sign of where the brand plans to be. FAO Schwarz closed its flagship location last July after 153 years in business. The […]

  • Police officers stand guard near the Tsukui Yamayuri En care centre where a knife-wielding man went on a rampage in the city of Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, some 50 kms (30 miles) west of Tokyo on July 26, 2016.

    Japan knife attack: At least 19 dead, 26 injured

    SAGAMIHARA, Japan — At least 19 people were killed and 26 injured in a stabbing spree at a facility for the mentally disabled west of Tokyo, making it one of Japan’s deadliest mass killings since World War II. Nine men and 10 women, ranging in age from 18 to 70, were killed in the attack, Sagamihara fire department Officer Satomi Kurihara said.  The attack happened at the Tsukui Yamayurien facility in Sagamihara, a residential area approximately 40 kilometers (25 miles) west […]

  • PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 25:  First lady Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd after delivering remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Watch Michelle Obama’s entire DNC speech: ‘I’m with her’

    PHILADELPHIA — Democratic heavy-hitters sought to bring the party together on the inaugural day of the Democratic National Convention, which was often marked by jeers and protests in its early hours. But by the time the highest profile speakers took the stage, the mood seemed to shift. First Lady Michelle Obama electrified the crowd at the Wells Fargo Center with a speech in which she offered resounding support of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and said the party’s principles are […]


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