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Activist DeRay Mckesson, Other Protesters Won't Be Charged In Baton Rouge

Among the mourners was Darrell Jupiter, a landscaper and close friend of Sterling's who came to the visitation inside the basketball arena at Southern University, a historically black college in north Baton Rouge . Sterling's death and the two cellphone videos documenting it have sparked widespread protests. But they used deadly force after Sterling reached for a gun in his trousers pocket, it said.

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GOP convention schedule: Republican speakers and dates in Cleveland

Donald Trump got backing for his favorite causes - a U.S. "The RNC has the deck and they are stacking it", Lonegan said. Sidewalk scene in Cleveland Tuesday. But "Never Trump" and "No270" Republicans say delegates to the convention should adopt a "conscience clause" and dump Trump as the nominee. "At this point in time it just seems to me we are a day before the beginning of the convention rules committee , I don't think we should be seen as a body to do anything that might abrogate ...

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Mississippi GOP delegates applaud Pence for VP

Sorry, Tebow fans: Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has denied a New York Times report that said he was scheduled to speak at the Republican National Convention. "We were getting lots of pressure to pick a side, " he said. "They're certainly coming together", said Paul Simpson, Chairman of Harris County Republican Party.

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GOP Rejects Effort To Soften Platform On Gay Marriage Opposition

But Evans said Trump can also rely on 903 delegates who will do whatever Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus wants, with the remaining 800 supporting Texas Sen. Should a rules change leave delegates unbound to a candidate on the first ballot, the NY business mogul could face trouble. He has to choose between endorsing a candidate who he doesn't believe in and being complicit in getting a democrat elected president of the United States for the third straight term.

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Rihanna's Nice, France concert canceled in light of terrorist attack

According to the campaign's page, the father-son pair were on a European vacation that began in Spain before moving to the south of France . Video shot by witnesses shows the truck coming under police gunfire as it drives through an intersection along the palm tree-lined Promenade des Anglais, which had been turned into a pedestrian walkway for the independence day celebrations.

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MI courthouse shooter handcuffed in front, protocol to be reviewed

He said they were "close friends" of his. They were our colleagues. The administrator noted that all emergency site plans have been updated and exercises have been conducted with the staff so that they know what to do. Experts said attention on courthouse security has intensified since 2005, when a man overpowered a deputy who was releasing his cuffs to escort him to an Atlanta courtroom for his rape trial, took her gun and fatally shot the presiding judge and court reporter and then killed ...