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Paper: FBI investigating security of Clinton emails

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton greets supporters before speaking at a campaign rally at La Rumba, a Denver dance club and restaurant, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is looking into the security of the private email server that Hillary Rodham Clinton used when she was secretary of state, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.


Man found guilty of 2010 killing of Chicago police officer

A judge on Tuesday found a man guilty of fatally shooting a Chicago police officer after a scuffle in a police station parking lot in 2010, prosecutors said. Cook County Criminal Court Judge Timothy Joyce rejected a defense argument that Bryant Brewer, 29, was insane at the time he shot and killed Officer Thor Soderberg. Brewer was convicted of first degree murder in the killing of Soderberg and the attempted murders of Officers Kim Thorpe, Officer Lynn Casey and Sgt. Jason Kazinski, said Cook County State's Attorney's Office spokeswoman Tandra Simonton.

Dems hit Bush after comments on funding for women's health

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, is interviewed by Dr. Russell Moore at the Send North America Conference, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush vowed Tuesday to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood if elected to the White House, but drew immediate fire from Democrats for adding, "I'm not sure we need half a billion dollars for women's health issues."


Americans say blacks treated less fairly in 2015 than 2007: Gallup

A protester wears tape over her mouth during a silent demonstration against what they say is police brutality after the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police officer, in St. Louis Whites, blacks and Hispanics also expressed a new low in their satisfaction with the way blacks are treated in U.S. society, according to the Gallup 2015 Minority Rights and Relations poll. Overall, about 49 percent of respondents said they were satisfied, compared to 62 percent just two years ago, pollsters said. The survey of more than 2,000 respondents, conducted from June 15 until July 10, comes at a tense time between U.S. law enforcement and the communities in which they operate, particularly after grand jury decisions not to indict white officers who killed unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and in New York City.


Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out

Republican presidential candidates, from left, Lindsey Graham, Ben Carson, John Kasich, Chris Christie, Bobby Jindal, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Rick Santorum speak among themselves after a forum Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole) Fox News has named the Republican candidates who will take part in Thursday night's debate.


University of Cincinnati creates safety post after fatal shooting

Body cam video shows University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing standing near Dubose vehicle in Cincinnati Robin Engel, a criminal justice professor and researcher at the university, has been named to the post and her appointment will be effective immediately, it said. "I am fully committed to making any needed changes to our UC Police Department. University police officer Raymond Tensing was indicted in July on murder charges in the fatal shooting of unarmed black motorist Samuel DuBose.


Family of woman found dead in Texas jail files wrongful death suit

FILE - In this undated photo provided by the Bland family, Sandra Bland poses for a photo. Bland, a black 28-year-old from suburban Chicago, was found dead in jail on July 13, 2015. Texas authorities have said Bland hanged herself with a garbage bag, a finding that her family disputes. She was in custody after a traffic stop for failing to use a turn signal escalated into a physical confrontation with a white state trooper. (Courtesy of Bland family, File) The family of Sandra Bland filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against a Texas trooper, a sheriff's office and her jailers, accusing them of being responsible for the woman's apparent suicide in a county jail.


Special Report: State Department watered down human trafficking report

File photo of Obama shaking hands with Castro as they hold a bilateral meeting during the Summit of the Americas in Panama City By Jason Szep and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the weeks leading up to a critical annual U.S. report on human trafficking that publicly shames the world’s worst offenders, human rights experts at the State Department concluded that trafficking conditions hadn’t improved in Malaysia and Cuba. The State Department’s senior political staff saw it differently — and they prevailed. A Reuters examination, based on interviews with more than a dozen sources in Washington and foreign capitals, shows that the government office set up to independently grade global efforts to fight human trafficking was repeatedly overruled by senior American diplomats and pressured into inflating assessments of 14 strategically important countries in this year’s Trafficking in Persons report.


Christie vows GOP 'not going to be backed into a corner' in Planned Parenthood fight

GOP forum in N.H.: More cattle call than debate

Fourteen of the 17 Republican candidates show up, but they're hamstrung by the format.



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At Least 24 Killed, 300 Rescued After Trains Derail in India Flash Flood - NBCNews.com


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At Least 24 Killed, 300 Rescued After Trains Derail in India Flash Flood
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Florida triple murder investigated as 'ritualistic killing', sheriff says - Fox News


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Florida triple murder investigated as 'ritualistic killing', sheriff says
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Aug. 3, 2015:Investigative tape is seen near a home in Pensacola, Fla. A triple homicide is being investigated as a possible ritualistic killing connected to the recent blue moon, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said Tuesday. (Tony Giberson/The ...
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