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Hundreds attend 'Black Lives Matter' demonstration in Dublin

On Tuesday morning, Alton Sterling became one of them when he was killed by a white police officer in Baton Rouge - a slaying captured on video by a bystander. The Dublin protest follows similar marches across the United States and a number of cities around the world in response to the police shootings of African American men in Minnesota and Louisiana.

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Donald Trump calls his running mate Mike Pence a 'man of honour'

Pence said Americans can "choose a leader who will fight to make America safe and prosperous again". 186833186837186837Pence's political journey, from Cruz backer to Trump's No. Chris Christie - who himself was on the short list as a potential vice presidential nominee for Donald Trump - praised Trump's selection of Indiana Gov.

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Trump Adviser Hints Trump May Back Primary Challenger To Cruz In '18

And then, pushed and pushed Thursday morning by furious members of his own state delegation, Cruz acknowledged the obvious: his Wednesday stand against Donald Trump was personal, too. The GOP presidential nominee told ABC's "Good Morning America" Thursday that he appreciated Meredith McIver's apology. Yet Cruz, who veered from defiant to reassuring, repeatedly offered new explanations for why he was not yet prepared to do so, hoping to turn down the temperature on a quarrel that devolved ...

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Another Officer Has Been Acquitted In The Freddie Gray Case

Gray, was a Black man who died after being injured in a police transport van in 2015. Gray's death set of protest and rioting, the worst the city has endured in decades. Williams said a "mistake" or an "error in judgment" by Rice was not enough to prove the crimes alleged. He said Rice pulled him by his arms, left him face down on the floor and then climbed or slid over him to get out.

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Ted Cruz booed after addressing Republican delegates with no endorsement of Trump

Maria Farias, vice chairwoman of the Bexar County GOP, said she did not buy Cruz's reluctance to back Trump because he attacked the Cruz family . The hundreds of supporters who turned out for the rally seemed to regard Cruz not as the loser of a Republican primary contest but as the future president of the United States.

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Actor Peter MacNicol loses 'Veep' Emmy nod over technicality

MacNicol played the uncle of Jonah Ryan (Timothy Simons), the universally-loathed aide who ran for Congress this season; MacNicol's character was a New Hampshire kingmaker who pulled the strings behind his nephew's campaign. Notably, MacNicol only briefly appeared for about 10 seconds in the ninth episode of Season 5, costing him the nomination. According to Variety , the situation surrounding MacNicol's nomination appears to be an honest mistake .