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Gay GOP Delegate Calls for Neutrality on Same-Sex Marriage

The new platform, however, moved in the opposite direction. The nation's most identifiable crises in public health are the rash of gun violence in which firearms kill 32,000 people each year, and polluted air in industrial areas that causes asthma particularly among poor children.

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Potential Trump VP Pick Michael Flynn Signals Support For Same-Sex Marriage

That fact that Flynn didn't know this and/or wasn't told this is hard to countenance. The rule of law in this country is probably the single biggest strategic advantage that we have above and beyond all other countries in the world and we can not allow the rule of law to break down.

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Sanders Endorses Clinton, But Colorado's Democratic Delegates Are Still Split

See, that wasn't so bad, right? Sanders had been calling for Clinton to embrace a more progressive agenda before he endorsed her. Sanders said he will go to all corners of the country to drum up support for Clinton now. "In other words, the Democratic National Convention will be a contested convention", Sanders said during a June 4, 2016, press conference. " Secretary Clinton has won the Democratic nominating process, and I congratulate her for that ".

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Troopers arrest 41 blocking highway traffic in Minneapolis

Four vehicles were impounded. Tow trucks were called in to remove the protest vehicles from the roadway, and a Metro Transit bus was used to transport demonstrators after they were arrested. A protest in front of the Governor's Residence in St. Paul has continued since early Thursday, a few hours after Castile was shot. Castile's killing has woken up dozens of protests all over the United States after his girlfriend made a Facebook live streaming moments after the shooting.

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Philando Castile's death: Prosecutor 'needs time' to decide on grand jury

Castile told the officer he had a permit to carry a weapon, according to Reynolds' account. The Minnesota cop who pulled Philando Castile over before shooting and killing him Wednesday did not actually pull him over for a broken tail light as was first reported.

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Dallas police say nothing found in garage search, security tightened

During a two-hour stand-off Johnson laughed at police, sang songs, and taunted them, asking "How many did I get?" after he had murdered five officers and injured seven more. Two of the three detainees were subsequently released, including a woman who was running with people who were armed, Brown said. The woman and one man were released without charges, the other man was charged with a misdemeanor weapon offense because he could not legally carry a gun, Brown said.