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1Donald Trump

Donald Trump encourages Russia to hack Hillary Clinton

"Russia, if you're listening I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press," Trump said during a news conference in Florida.


2US Senate

Democratic National Convention Takeaways: Obama vouches for Clinton, Kaine steps up | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

President Barack Obama used what is likely his last high-profile speech as president to make a powerful case for Hillary Clinton's election, saying it wasn't even a close choice between her and Donald Trump, whom he described as a homegrown demagogue. Obama was the biggest of a number of big-name speakers Wednesday, the third day of the Democratic National Convention.


4Michael Bloomberh

Bloomberg: Trump "risky, reckless and radical"

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls on fellow independent voters to vote for Hillary Clinton, saying, ''together let's elect a sane, competent person'' who is a ''unifier.' ' Rough Cut .


5US News

'Jill not Hill' - Green Party's Stein seeks Sanders' backers

That's Green Party candidate Jill Stein, whose liberal agenda of tuition-free college, $15-per-hour minimum wage and a renewable energy economy by 2030 offers a home to Sanders' supporters disillusioned by the two-party political system and unwilling to back Democrat Hillary Clinton. "We are standing up together, we are supporting the Bernie delegates who liberated themselves tonight from the Democratic Party," Stein belted through a megaphone to cheering supporters outside the Democratic convention Tuesday night.


7US Politics

Trump would like to 'hit' DNC speakers who disparaged him

Donald Trump, after hearing speeches at the Democratic convention this week, said Thursday he wanted to "hit a number of those speakers so hard, their heads would spin." "I was going to hit one guy in particular, a very little guy," Trump said to laughs at a campaign rally in Davenport, Iowa.


8Senator Bernie Sanders

Initial Brexit shock is hurting UK _ but sparing eurozone

Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze.



Washington skydiver's plan: 25,000-foot fall without a parchute

In this Monday, July 25, 2016 photo, skydiver Luke Aikins jumps from a helicopter during his training in Simi Valley, Calif. After months of training, this elite skydiver says he's ready to leave his chute in the plane when he bails out 25,000 feet above Simi Valley on Saturday.


10Hillary Clinton

Seth Meyers on Bernie or Bust: "be quiet"

Supporters of former Democratic Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders walk out in protest after he moved to suspend the rules and nominate Hillary Clinton during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. U.S. July 26, 2016.