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Paul Ryan: FBI's decision not to recommend charges against Hillary Clinton 'defies explanation'

"No one should be above the law," said Ryan, the highest-ranking Republican in elected office.<p>He continued: "But based upon the director's own statement, it appears damage is being done to the rule of law."<p>FBI Director James Comey acknowledged at a Tuesday news conference that it was illegal for …

Hispanics Were More Likely To Be Scratched In Brooklyn Voter Purge

More than 122,000 Democratic voters were removed from the rolls, but it happened more often in Hispanic districts, a WNYC analysis found.<p>In two incidents last summer, more than 122,000 Democrats in the borough of Brooklyn had their names scratched from New York City's list of registered voters. …

Government

California’s lengthy vote count stokes theories that Sanders actually won the primary

As the long, languid Democratic primary vote count in California continues, a theory has taken hold among some fringe supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders: that he actually won the June 7 vote.<p>Internet sleuths of varying expertise have attempted to prove that the millions of ballots left uncounted on …

Government

Nearly half of Bernie Sanders supporters will not support Clinton | NOLA.com

In the two weeks since Hillary Clinton wrapped up the Democratic presidential primary, runner-up Bernie Sanders has promised to work hard to defeat …

Could a Brexit sentiment sweep Trump into office?

The 2016 race for the White House has weathered more shocks than an old pickup truck bumping along a pothole-covered road.<p>Now there’s Brexit, …

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions compares UK Brexit vote to 2016 US election: 'Now it's our time'

Alabama's junior senator said the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal opposed by him and Donald Trump would erode America's sovereignty.

Black Men For Bernie unveil nationwide effort at North Philadelphia barbershop

Tucked away in a back room of a barbershop near Broad Street and Parrish Avenue, Black Men for Bernie Sanders founder Bruce Carter led a discussion …

Middle-class

Obradovich: Caucus math is too hard, Democrats say

Still feel kind of stupid because you can’t understand Iowa Democrats’ “caucus math?” Guess what — it’s not your fault.<p>Veteran Democratic activists …

Virginia Republican delegate sues to get out of having to vote for Donald Trump

Under Virginia state law, party delegates must vote for the candidate who received the most votes in the primary, and that's a problem for Republican …

Republicans Facing Catastrophe As Trump Leads Clinton By Single Digits In Texas

The Republican Party may have to spend precious resources defending Texas as Donald Trump is holding a single digit lead over Hillary Clinton in the …

Government

Bolitics: Should Hillary Clinton Pick New Jersey Senator Cory Booker As Her Vice President?

Senator Cory Booker Should Run As Hillary Clinton’s Vice President<p>Can Cory Booker help Hillary Clinton this election year? Hillary Clinton is about …

Benghazi report: Clinton should have realized risks

WASHINGTON — House Republicans released a long-awaited report Tuesday on the Benghazi terror attacks that killed four Americans on Hillary Clinton’s …

Government

Most Texas voters support Donald Trump’s border wall and Muslim ban, poll says

AUSTIN -- Two of Donald Trump's more contentious policy proposals -- a border wall and a ban on Muslim immigration -- would find favor among a …

Texas

Legalizing Weed Will Get a Vote in California

On November 8, Californians will vote on whether to legalize recreational marijuana use.<p>California's market for marijuana products could get a lot …

Cannabis

California OKs Recreational Marijuana Ballot Measure For November

To paraphrase a stoner classic, California is one toke closer to the line of legal recreational marijuana, with an initiative headed to the ballot in …

Bernie Sanders inspires challenges to Democratic incumbents in RI

By MATT O'BRIEN Associated Press - PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Bernie Sanders movement is waning in the Democratic presidential race but is trickling …

Middle-class

Judge rejects claim alleging illegal purge of Ohio election rolls

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A judge has rejected a lawsuit brought by voting rights groups that alleged Ohio's process for purging election rolls is illegally …

Californians will get to vote on legal recreational weed

California, the most populous state in the USA and the sixth-largest economy in the world -- will give its residents the chance to vote on an …

Trump rips GOP rivals who broke pledge; Kasich touts electability

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Wednesday said his former Republican primary rivals who have refused to support him in November should be barred from running for public office again.<p>"They signed a pledge saying they will abide, saying they will back the candidate of the party," Trump said during a campaign …

Government

Ohio May Move Forward With Voter Purge, Federal Court Rules

A federal judge in Columbus, Ohio sided with the state Wednesday night and upheld their ongoing practice of purging millions of inactive voters from …

Government

Official: Airport attackers from Russia, Central Asia

ISTANBUL (AP) — As the death toll from the Istanbul airport attack rose Thursday to 44, a senior Turkish official said the three suicide bombers who …

Extremism

Google's underwater internet cable connecting US and Japan is about to go live

The 9,000 kilometer cable will boost internet speeds throughout Asia as well as on the West Coast of the US.<p>Back in 2014, Google became one of several companies investing in a $300 million underwater internet cable linking the West Coast of the US to Japan. On Thursday, that cable is going …

Japan

Pentagon ends transgender ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Pentagon said Thursday it was ending the ban on transgender people being able to serve openly in the U.S. military.<p>The announcement -- which removes one of the last barriers to military service by any individual -- was made by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who had been …

LGBTQI

Iraqi gunships, U.S. jets target Islamic State convoys outside Fallujah and Ramadi

BAGHDAD — A mixture of U.S. coalition and Iraqi aircraft have targeted two large masses of Islamic State vehicles as they escaped from the outskirts of Fallujah, destroying more than 150 vehicles and killing militants, according to U.S. and Iraqi officials.<p>The Iraqi Ministry of Defense posted …

Middle East

Human body parts found near beach volleyball site for Olympics in Rio

A human foot and another body part were found washed ashore Wednesday on Rio's Copacabana Beach, just in front of the venue where beach volleyball will be played during the Olympics in a matter of weeks, according to police near the site.<p>A beachgoer found the remains, which police say appear to …

Brazil

Israeli Military: Palestinian Suspected Terrorist Fatally Stabbed Teen in Bedroom

A teenage girl was fatally stabbed in her bedroom by a Palestinian attacker in the West Bank, Israeli officials said Thursday.<p>The U.S. State Department later confirmed that Hallel Ariel, 13, was an American citizen.<p>The Israeli military posted a picture of the teen's blood-soaked bedroom in the …

West Bank

Microsoft tweaks aggressive Windows 10 upgrade prompt following complaints

Microsoft started aggressively pushing its Windows 10 upgrade notifications back in February. While more than 300 million machines are now running the OS, some people haven't been particularly happy with how they received the upgrade. Microsoft is paying out $10,000 to a woman in Seattle who claims …

AP sources: Cowboys' McClain suspended again, for 10 games

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Linebacker Rolando McClain was suspended 10 games Thursday for his second violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy in as …

NFL

Democrats groan after Bill Clinton meets Loretta Lynch

The private meeting rekindles concerns about a possible conflict of interest while his wife is under federal investigation.<p>Attorney General Loretta Lynch described her Monday meeting with Bill Clinton aboard a private plane as “primarily social,” but some Democrats are struggling to stomach the …

Donald Trump