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Local Community Honors Fallen Dallas Officers Thursday

Cameron Sterling said during a news conference Wednesday that people should protest but that they protest peacefully. The department tweeted a photo Wednesday of the honor guard paying tribute to the fallen officers. Jakes. Smith, 55, was honored at Watermark Church in North Dallas . A gun salute honored Dallas Rapid Transit Police Officer Brent Thompson.

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Funerals Begin for Fallen Dallas Officers

Harris County says the crew will be one of the dozens of honor guards attending the services for the Dallas officers who were gunned down last week. Pastor Rick Owen of the Pathway Church in Burleson, where the Ahrens family attended, said Ahrens said he filled drawn to Texas, and he moved to Dallas in 2002.

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Neither party's voters are happy with their candidate

Donald Trump said Bernie Sanders' endorsement this week of Hillary Clinton, his rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, is "like Occupy Wall Street endorsing Goldman Sachs". The voters in this election year have the worst choice they have ever had - two candidates who have the highest negative ratings in history. In the Real Clear Politics average, which aggregates all national polls , Clinton's lead had slipped to 2.7 points, down from the 7 point lead she enjoyed in late ...

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Donald Trump and Mike Pence campaign logo changed after widespread ridicule

Mr Trump formally introduced Mr Pence as his vice-presidential running mate in a joint conference on Saturday, describing the Indiana Governor as a job creator and budget balancer who will help unify the party. "Trump gets it and he understands the American people". A call from Trump Thursday afternoon prompted Pence to get on a plane to NY for an announcement the next day.

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Effort to thwart Donald Trump's Republican National Convention foes suffers initial setback

Correll was surprised- as I was- that the Trump campaign told their followers that the court ruling kept the delegates bound to him. He also denounced the candidate for taking up the issue "on a whim" and said that Mr. Kendal Unruh, a Colorado delegate for Cruz and a leader of the "Dump Trump" effort, is pushing a proposal to let delegates vote their "conscience" by supporting the candidate of their choosing.

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No US role in failed Turkish military coup: Kerry

There are also a few important members of the military who have not been captured, the official said, adding that they looked likely to be caught soon. Prayers are being read simultaneously from Turkey's 85,000 mosques at noon to rally the country to defend its democracy and honour those who died in an attempted military coup.