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Donald Trump: I meant that Obama founded ISIS, literally

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Thursday that he meant exactly what he said when he called President Barack Obama the "founder of ISIS" and objected when a conservative radio show host tried to clarify the GOP nominee's position.<p>Trump was asked by host Hugh Hewitt about the comments Trump made …

Donald Trump

Leaked files catalog abuse in Australian detention center on Nauru

<b>(CNN) —</b> Amnesty International has accused the Australian government of a "mass cover-up" after more than 2,000 case reports were leaked detailing abuse on the Pacific island of Nauru.<p>Published by the Guardian, the documents were reportedly written by guards, caseworkers and teachers working at the …

Human Rights

Mother of man accused of wanting to shoot Trump says son 'broken' in jail

<b>Dorking, England (CNN) —</b> The mother of a British man accused of wanting to shoot Donald Trump says she fears her son will not survive a long period in prison.<p>Michael Sandford was arrested at a Trump rally in Las Vegas in June after he allegedly tried to grab a police officer's gun.<p>The 20-year-old …

Mental Disorders

Golden gun once owned by Nazi leader Göring is up for auction

The golden gun of notorious Nazi Hermann Göring is up for auction.<p>Rock Island Auction Company in Illinois is putting the gold-plated semiautomatic pistol of Göring up for bid in September. The gun, a Walther PPK, has an estimated price of $250,000 to $400,000.<p>Rock Island Auction said the gun once …

These 15 Supplement Ingredients May Have Serious Health Risks

Despite their popularity in pharmacies, health food stores, and even hospitals, over-the-counter dietary supplements are not regulated in a way that …

Suge Knight allegedly tried to have Eminem killed twice

Suge Knight, the founder and CEO of gangsta rap label Death Row Records, the biggest hip-hop record label of the 1990s, allegedly tried to have rapper Eminem, who was signed to Dr Dre's rival label Aftermath Entertainment, killed on two separate occasions.<p>According to Eminem's former bodyguard, …

South Korea Slaps Volkswagen With a $16M Fine, and Suspends Sales

Autos<p>South Korea on Tuesday suspended sales of most Volkswagen models in a fresh blow to the German automaker as it struggles to overcome the global repercussions of its emissions-test cheating scandal and rebuild its tattered image.<p>The government revoked certification for 80 model variants of VW, …

South Korea

Lawyers of church shooter argue federal death penalty unconstitutional

(Reuters) - Attorneys for a white man accused of killing nine black parishioners in a racially motivated attack at a South Carolina church a year ago argued that their client should not face the death penalty, asserting the punishment is unconstitutional.<p>Dylann Roof is seen in this June 18, 2015 …

Zika fear prompts travel warning for Miami, CDC’s first in U.S.

Fourteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning to pregnant women to avoid traveling to the Wynwood neighborhood.<p>Sixteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease …

Florida

Cory Booker responds to Trump: 'I love you, Donald'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Cory Booker said Tuesday he is going to love and pray for Donald Trump after the Republican nominee attacked him on Twitter following the New Jersey senator's speech to the Democratic National Convention.<p>"I love Donald Trump," Booker said Tuesday on CNN's "New Day." "I don't want to answer …

Baton Rouge shooting: 3 officers dead; shooter was Missouri man, sources say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Missouri man ambushed and killed three law officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge on Sunday during a time when police nationwide and in the Louisiana city in particular have been on high alert after five officers were killed in a Dallas ambush July 7.<p>Louisiana State Police …

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Trump foe Elizabeth Warren turns attacks on Pence

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has emerged as perhaps the most prominent Democratic critic of Donald Trump, has found a new Twitter target in his running mate, Mike Pence.<p>Just before Trump introduced the Indiana governor in Manhattan as his No. 2 Saturday, Warren fired …

Congress releases secret '28 pages' on alleged Saudi 9/11 ties

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A long-classified U.S. report released Friday found that some of the 9/11 hijackers were in contact with and received support from individuals likely connected to the Saudi government.<p>Known as the "28 pages," the secret document was part of a 2002 Congressional Joint Inquiry into …

Tense Relations Between Cops, Prosecutors Fall Out From Freddie Gray Cases

U.S. news<p>When Baltimore prosecutors gave their closing arguments Thursday in the case against Lieutenant Brian Rice, the highest ranking officer charged in the killing of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, the statements highlighted the painfully obvious strained relationship between that office and …

Dallas police chief: Shooter had larger plans

<b>(CNN) —</b> The gunman who killed five police officers in Dallas was plotting larger attacks, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said Sunday.<p>"We're convinced that this suspect had other plans and thought that what he was doing was righteous and believed that he was going to target law enforcement -- make …

Dallas police end search for suspicious person in headquarters' parking lot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dallas police officers searched for hours for a suspicious person in the parking garage at their headquarters Saturday, the department tweeted.<p>The search yielded no suspects or strange items, the department said.<p>Officers and police dogs searched the three-story facility for several hours. …

Police Are Investigating the Fatal Shooting of a Woman in Arizona

<b>Correction Appended</b><p>Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a mother of three by two sheriff’s deputies in Yuma County, Ariz.<p>Melissa Ventura, …

5 wounded in Chicago shootings

Five people have been wounded in shootings since Thursday afternoon, police said.<p>The most recent attack was just before 1 a.m. Friday in the South Chicago neighborhood. A 19-year-old man was shot in the back while riding in a car in the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue. Two people yelled gang …

Rapper T.I. Is Being Sued by Employees at His Restaurant

Scales 925, the Atlanta restaurant owned by rapper T.I., is at the center of a legal dispute.<p>Clifford Harris, T.I.’s legal name, and his business …

Jay Z drops new track 'Spiritual' in response to police brutality

Jay Z has spoken up about recent cases of police brutality in a new track.<p>Titled "Spiritual," it was made available on streaming service Tidal. It …

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John Legend, Halle Berry, Shonda Rhimes and More Stars React to Dallas Police Shooting

After three days of consecutive, fatal shootings; the latest being in Dallas where 11 police officers were shot – four of which died – celebrities …

Law Enforcement

USA Track & Field Olympic trials: Time, TV schedule and events for Friday

The women's 100-meter hurdles finals will be held at the USA Track and Field Olympic trials on Friday. The US took home silver and bronze medals in the event in 2012.<p>The women's 100-meter hurdles were a strength for the United States at the 2012 London Olympics, with three women representing the …

'Just Way Too Many Shots.' Eyewitnesses Recall Horror of Dallas Shootings

The moments of terror as gunmen ambushed police officers in Dallas on Thursday night has been described by eyewitnesses, many of whom were part of …

Dallas shooting eyewitness: 'It looked like an execution'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ismael Dejesus was in his downtown Dallas hotel room when he heard "popping sounds." He went to the balcony to see what was going on.<p>"I thought it was fireworks," he told CNN's Don Lemon.<p>Dejesus then saw someone kill a police officer. Multiple officers have died following a protest over the …

Dallas shooting suspect stated he wanted to 'kill white officers'

Bomb making materials discovered at home of Micah Johnson, sniper who killed five police officers and injured seven others<p>Desperate pleas for unity and calm reverberated around the US after five police officers were killed and seven injured when a sniper opened fire on a peaceful protest in Dallas, …

Law Enforcement

Ramadan Comes to a Close: Pictures

Pakistan

Drake Posts Emotional Open Letter About Alton Sterling Shooting

Drake has posted an open letter to Instagram reacting to the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Louisiana. Sterling, a 37-year-old Black man, was …

Law Enforcement

Chrissy Teigen Congratulates Pals Ciara and Russell Wilson on Their Wedding: 'They're Going to Be the Ultimate Team Now'

We foresee some fun double dates in the future!<p>After Ciara and Russell Wilson wed in a beautiful ceremony in England on Wednesday, the couple’s …

Weddings

Coming home: Dwyane Wade leaving Heat for Bulls

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called "an extremely emotional and tough decision" on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat …