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Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn joins President Obama town hall on police/race

Erica Garner was in attendance at the townhall, saying she was brought to Washington, D.C., by ABC News for the event, but was not able to ask a question of the president even though she says she was promised she would be. Mr. Obama said. "Kindness and compassion, particularly coming from the two sides, expressed across this divide, that makes a big difference". It wasn't her intention to embarrass the president, Erica Garner said, but lamented that she had to be "belligerent just to be ...

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US Plans Joint Ops With Russia In Syria

Kerry decided not to comment on the reports in Paris before flying to Moscow. Speaking to NBC News in Damascus , Assad said Marie Colvin bore responsibility for her death in the Baba Amr district of Syria's third city Homs because she had entered the country illegally and worked with "terrorists".

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Trump Picks Mike Pence As His Running Mate, Delays Announcement

IN law stipulated he had to decide by Friday whether he wanted to run for governor or for vice president, as he can not run for both. "This was a top priority for conservatives, and Trump came through in a smashing manner". Many state businesses - including the NCAA, which was readying to hold the Final Four there - said they reconsidered deals and investments. Pence later signed an amendment to the law protecting the rights of LGBT people.

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Who is Andrew Wist, the mystery man speaking at the Republican convention?

And absent from the preliminary list is Scott Brown, a former USA senator from MA, who has recently become somewhat of a cheerleader for the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump. In one showdown, the rules committee voted 86-23 to reject an effort by conservatives to eliminate the RNC's ability to change party rules in years between national conventions.

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Mike Pence accepts Donald Trump's offer for VP spot

Holcomb, Rokita, Brooks and Bosma would also need to drop their re-election bids by that deadline to possibly be picked to run against former Democratic Indiana House Speaker John Gregg , who narrowly lost to Pence in 2012. The governor is a well-known and generally well-liked figure in Republican circles. Pence, the governor of IN, represents a safe choice who would solidify the Republican base and is popular with social conservatives.

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Game of Thrones leads Emmy nominations

A handful of new Game of Thrones faces have been added into the nomination pool this year. "I was just a 9-year-old kid growing up in Compton, California, with a dream and this is the dream that I had". Lead nominations went to Cuba Gooding Jr.as Simpson, Courtney B. Vance as defense attorney Johnnie Cochran and Sarah Paulson as prosecutor Marcia Clark.