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IOC edict sharpens scrutiny on Russia as 2018 World Cup host

LONDON (AP) — Russia's hosting of the World Cup is becoming increasingly problematic for FIFA's leaders after the International Olympic Committee …

Russia Olympics: Russian athletes lose doping ban appeal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russia has reacted with anger after its bid to have a ban on its track and field athletes lifted to allow them to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended in failure.<p>The Court for the Arbitration of Sport rejected the appeal made by the Russian Olympic Committee and 67 athletes Thursday, …

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Hillary Clinton poised to reveal VP pick

<b>Miami (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton is poised to reveal her vice presidential candidate Friday in a message to supporters, people close to the search say, and is planning to make her first appearance with her running mate at a campaign rally in Miami on Saturday.<p>Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia has emerged as …

Zika isn’t scaring Sloane Stephens or Sam Stosur away from Rio Olympics

With the Citi Open being held less than three weeks before the start of the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, conversation among those at Rock Creek Tennis Center in Washington who are headed to the Olympics included one of the summer’s dominant topics: the Zika virus.<p>Sloane Stephens, a 23-year-old …

Cameron to quit Wednesday; Theresa May to be new British PM

LONDON (AP) — A political era ended Monday — unexpectedly and without an election — as Prime Minister David Cameron said he will step down in two …

2 arrested, charged with starting Colorado wildfire

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two men have been arrested for starting a wildfire in Colorado, authorities said.<p>The Cold Springs Fire, which is west of Boulder, was sparked on Saturday and has since charred 536 acres.<p>CNN Map<p>It is zero percent contained.<p>Nearly 2,000 people have been evacuated, authorities said. Three …

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Family: Military changed Dallas suspect; robot use defended

DALLAS (AP) — Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published …

Joe Biden: Dallas Shooting 'Touched The Soul Of The Nation'

“As Americans, we are wounded by all of these deaths. It’s on all of us to stand up, to speak out about disparities in our criminal justice system."<p>WASHINGTON ― Vice President Joe Biden urged all Americans to speak out and address disparities in the U.S. criminal justice system, as he paid tribute …

Protests erupt across California over police violence but are tempered by Dallas massacre

Protests were held across California on Friday — with more planned this weekend — to express concern about police violence but also to honor the officers killed in the Dallas massacre.<p>The largest of the demonstrations was in downtown San Francisco, where an estimated 1,000 marchers gathered. A …

Obama says U.S. 'not as divided as some have suggested'

<b>Warsaw, Poland (CNN) —</b> Frankly acknowledging a "tough week" in the United States after anxious days of shootings and racial tensions, President Barack Obama said Saturday that he did not believe the United States was "as divided as some have suggested."<p>"There is sorrow, there is anger, there is …

Crowds line up to hug Dallas police officers after prayer service

The nation is reeling after the killings this week of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling and the Dallas sniper attacks that left five law …

Ambush In Dallas Shakes The Movement For Police Reform

Investigators say a young African-American man named Micah Xavier Johnson was the sole attacker in Dallas Thursday night, when he shot 12 police officers, killing five. The attack came at the end of an otherwise peaceful march protesting police shootings.<p>Speaking from Poland, where he'd been …

Dallas gunman studied ‘shoot and move’ tactics, black nationalism

DALLAS — The lone gunman and Army veteran who killed five Dallas law enforcement officers Thursday night in an apparent rage over the deaths of black people at the hands of white police had been increasingly exploring black nationalism, said acquaintances here, even as he compiled a thick journal …

Dallas sniper reportedly planned larger attack, changed plans to target protest

Investigators believe the Dallas gunman who shot 14 people, including five murdered police officers, originally planned a much larger attack.<p>Dallas' WFAA-TV, citing a law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation, reported that authorities think Micah Johnson changed his attack plan so …

Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas self-defense school

DALLAS (AP) — The gunman who killed five police officers at a protest march had practiced military-style drills in his yard and trained at a private …

Dallas police chief: Suspect 'had other plans'

The man believed to have shot a dozen law enforcement officers, killing five, Thursday night in Dallas had designs on much larger and broader attacks, the city's police chief said Sunday.<p>A search of the suspect's home in Mesquite "leads us to believe, based on evidence of bomb-making materials and …