Monthly Archives: July, 2016

Wisconsin residents without ID can vote in November, judge rules

Wisconsin residents who can’t obtain photo identification will still be able to vote in November’s general election, a federal judge ruled Tuesday, carving out an exception to state law that requires all voters to show photo IDs at the polls.

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Hacker Guccifer 2.0 claims new DNC data leak

Another batch of documents has purportedly been leaked from the DNC’s servers by the hacker who goes by the name ‘Guccifer 2.0’. The files describe some democrats as “wobbly” on the controversial Iran nuclear deal and provide details of major celebrity donors such as director Steven Spielberg and actor Tom Hanks.

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AG Lynch: DOJ Working to Restore Public Trust in Police

Monday U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch strongly condemned the weekend slaying of three Louisiana police officers and said federal authorities were working to help restore public trust in police following a series of violent incidents.

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urkey widens crackdown on military, judiciary after failed coup

Sunday Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000, and the government said it was in full control of the country and economy.

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Campaign Mngr. Manafort: Trump Never Wanted a ‘Yes’ Man

Trump’s campaign chairman downplayed differences between the presumptive GOP nominee and running mate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, saying the real estate billionaire never wanted a “yes man” on the ticket. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Manafort declared “This team is not going to see eye to eye on everything.”

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Erdogan calls on US to extradite Pennsylvania-based cleric after failed Turkey coup

Saturday Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the U.S. to extradite a Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania following a failed military coup.

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Nice Attack Killing 84

ISIS said one of its fighters carried out the truck attack on a Bastille Day crowd that killed 84 people in the French city of Nice, even as French officials said he had no known links to militants.

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Dem knives come out for Pence pick, moments after Trump tweet

Once Trump named his running mate, it didn’t take long for the the Democrats’ knives came out to attack Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as “extreme” and “divisive” — and unload their opposition research. Hillary Clinton’s campaign blasted out an email Friday calling him “the most extreme VP pick in a generation.”

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Who is Mike Pence?

Pence, 57, and his wife, Karen, a former school teacher, have a son and two daughters. Their eldest, Michael Pence, is a Marine Corps officer. Their youngest daughter, Audrey Pence, has talked about how she holds socially liberal views at odds with her father.

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Can GOP hold the Senate? Polls give party edge in key states

Senate Republicans have taken big leads in key battleground states, according to a new poll – suggesting the presence of Donald Trump at the top of the ticket may not be as damaging for congressional candidates as some party leaders feared and complicating Democrats’ hopes of taking back control of the chamber.

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