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Twitter reacts: Melania Trump accused of stealing Michelle Obama's speech

And it does appear that are some unusual similarities, some unusual, very tight parallels between Melania Trump's speech tonight and Michelle Obama's speech in a similar position in the 2008 Democratic nominating convention for her husband, Barack Obama.

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USA condemns deadly outbreak of violence in South Sudan

He also called for military equipment "to fulfil our mandate to protect civilians" and said countries with troops in South Sudan should "stand their ground" rather than withdraw in the face of the violence. Two U.N. peacekeepers from China were killed at the base Sunday night, according to Chinese state media. Aid groups warned about the lack of clean water for the tens of thousands of people sheltering in various sites around Juba as water tankers have not been able to make deliveries.

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Alton Sterling's Teenage Son Calls for Peaceful Protests, 'Not Guns'

Police said their aggressive actions were prompted by a suspect in a burglary saying he and others stole several guns "to harm police officers", Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. Over a three-day period, police arrested about 200 people. "Protest in peace. No violence, none whatsoever". Another man, 23-year-old Trashone Coats, was arrested for purchasing two of the stolen guns illegally on the street, but he hasn't been linked to the alleged plot, according to a police spokesperson.

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Donald Trump and Mike Pence's Awkward First Interview Together

Since Donald Trump has chosen Mike Pence to run as his VP, "Periods for Pence" is encouraging its followers to leave similar messages for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and the Republican National Convention . "But I promise you, our vision is exactly the same", he said. During a June 22 speech, Trump slammed Clinton's "bad judgment" for supporting the Iraq War as a senator.

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Another peaceful Black Lives Matter protest in Tampa

To my knowledge, this is the first time Barack Obama has taken the time out of his schedule to attend the funerals of fallen police officers. It didn't take the White House long to respond to a July 6 petition asking the Obama administration to "formally recognize Black Lives Matter as a terrorist organization".

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Hillary Clinton Speaks at NAACP Convention in Cincinnati

The FBI concluded that Mrs. Clinton was "extremely careless" with national security information in her use of a secret email server during her time as secretary. "He is blunt, direct, and strong". "It is the first day of the Republican National Convention and today's theme - Make America Safe Again - could not be more fitting in light of recent events.