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Activists look to build on momentum of Sanders campaign

Sanders said he anticipated working with Clinton "to transform the Democratic Party so that it becomes a party of working people and young people, and not just wealthy campaign contributors". "I just saw something on MSNBC where Mr. Mook said they are reaching out to Sanders' campaign for their support and help/assistance". In the meantime, the impact of the Sanders campaign is still being felt. Read More

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Six dead, more than 100 injured in Mexico protest

Six dead, more than 100 injured in Mexico protest

But Galindo said officers were forced to use weapons after they were "ambushed" by 2,000 "radicals", including some of whom were armed. Clara Revilla Lucas, a 50-year-old teacher who complained that her school in a remote mountain village lacks computers and books in the local indigenous language, joined the protest to denounce "the repression against our colleagues". Read More

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Putin denies suggestions Russia would welcome Brexit

Petersburg on Friday. "We have very trusting relations... but we definitely need to transform the positive historical and political buildup into specific areas of cooperation", Putin said on Friday, adding that the trade turnover between India and Russian Federation "is now too small, it absolutely does not correspond to the potential". Read More

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Senate to vote on gun control, prospects dim for change

Separately, the Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge by gun rights advocates, leaving in place gun control laws in NY and CT that ban assault weapons like the one used in last week's massacre in Florida. "You would have the firearm shipped to an FFL (Federal Firearms License agency) in your home state because every state is different and then they would be responsible to do the paperwork for you in your home state." The FBI would be alerted if someone on those lists tried to purchase ... Read More

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to patent review process

Supreme Court rejects challenge to patent review process

It said the core provisions of the NY and CT laws prohibiting the possession of semiautomatic assault weapons and large‐capacity magazines do not violate the Second Amendment and provisions in the laws are not vague. Amid a national debate on gun control intensified after the Orlando shooting, U.S. President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton have called for reinstatement of the federal assault-weapon ban, which expired in 2004. Read More

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Will Texas Sanders Supporters Unite Behind Clinton?

Manley said it's unlikely the platform committee, which will be staffed largely by Clinton delegates, would be less inclined to take Sanders seriously "if they don't get an indication that he's going to be a team player in the end". "Guaranteed health care for all must be a uniform, national obligation that the Democratic Party makes a priority, not a vague concept dependent on the vagaries of which states will pass Medicaid expansion". Read More

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France to deport 20 Russians for violence at Euro 2016

They're just in high spirits". By early afternoon, there had only been seven arrests for public disorder. In a sign of conciliation, then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin laid flowers at the grave of the dead Spartak Moscow supporter. 'It's coming home, it's coming home, ' supporters in the packed fan zone chanted. In recent years, that has included some groups gaining the rights to distribute discounted tickets to games, or free charter flights for Shprygin's group on the majority-state-owned ... Read More

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Belgian authorities arrest 12 in major anti-terror raid

Forty people were initially held and 152 garage boxes searched, they said. Authorities said one or more attacks were feared including in the capital Brussels , during one of Belgium's Euro 2016 football matches. One of the searches in Wallonia was conducted in the area of Fleurus close to Charleroi airport - Belgium's second global air hub - and a region that also hosts part of the country's nuclear industry. Read More

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Thousands protest US military bases in Okinawa after killing

Thousands protest US military bases in Okinawa after killing

The American contractor suspected in the killing - a former Marine - was arrested on May 19 on suspicion of abandoning the woman's body, but has not yet been charged with killing her, the Associated Press said . Though the murder marks a low point in relations between the USA and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the two sides are still working closely together to stunt China's ever-growing growth in the East China Sea and the Okinawa island chain is a point of emphasis in military ... Read More

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House Speaker Paul Ryan Says He'll 'Sue Any President' Who Overreaches

An excerpt was released Friday. From now until the end of the convention, any rumor that would suggest an attempt to dethrone Trump is going to get reported and blown out of proportion by the media. In his remarks, Trump cited a statement from a Republican National Committee spokesman seeking to tamp down talk of a convention revolt. Reports this week have unveiled a new effort to block Donald Trump from officially clinching the nomination in July, by "unbinding" the RNC delegates from ... Read More

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Gordie Howe Dead At 88

Gretzky raised the bar statistically. Murray Howe told the Free Press today his father's funeral and visitation will be open to the public. In an era before helmets and curved sticks, when you could hit star players and fighting was more accepted, Howe beat down opponents with his shooting, his passing and his fists. Read More

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Putin says Russia will work with any US president

Petersburg on Friday. Putin made headlines when called presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump "a leader in the presidential race " and described him as "flamboyant". 'What can be bad about it? We all welcome it'. "Crises come and go, but Switzerland remains loyal to its partners, maintains neutrality in conflicts and always keeps its word", Stefan Flückiger, chief of the Sectoral Foreign Policy Division of the Swiss Federal Foreign Affairs Department, said. Read More

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Syria memo shakes up Washington but unlikely to shift policy

Russian Federation on Friday condemned a U.S. diplomatic cable calling for military strikes against the Syrian government, as Washington again accused Moscow of bombing US-backed rebels in the war-torn country. Obama's critics quickly seized upon the letter, which also calls for a political transition that would usher Assad out. Their superiors should press President Obama one more time to change his policy. Read More

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QSL star Weiss leads the way for Slovakia at Euro

Playing in its first European Championship as an independent nation since the 1993 split of Czechoslovakia, a point would likely be enough to send Slovakia through to the knockout stages. Slovakia will need to have a much more focused attacking performance than they did against Wales , but will also have to take care not to over-expose their defense because Russian Federation aren't at all without attacking talent. Read More

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