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FBI Confirms Investigation Into Massive Hack of DNC

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The FBI is now officially acknowledging its investigation into a massive breach of the Democratic National Committee's computers, which sources and experts say was likely the work of government hackers in Russia.The hack apparently allowed the cyber operatives to not only steal opposition research on Republican nominee Donald Trump, and many suspect it also led to the theft of internal messages that show efforts by DNC officials to undermine Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders during the primary season. Those damaging private emails have since ...

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UN Report Shows Sharp Increase in Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan, Especially Among Children

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Afghanistan has sustained a record number of civilian casualties during the first six months of this year, according to a United Nations report published Monday.In addition, almost one-third of the 5,166 civilians killed or maimed in the first half of the year were children, according to the UN report.The Human Rights team of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) recorded 1,601 civilian deaths and 3,565 civilians injured between January and June of this year, the highest number of casualties within a ...

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Dallas Police Applications up 344 Percent Since Deadly Cop Shootings

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — Dallas police applications have tripled after five local law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty by a gunman who said he was angry with police.The July 7 attack was the deadliest event for law enforcement since Sept. 11. But it doesn't seem to have deterred people from joining the force.From June 8 to June 20, the police department received 136 applications, averaging to 11.3 applications per day, the Dallas Police Department said in a Facebook post Friday.Then from July 8 ...

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New Zealand Athlete Claims He Was Kidnapped by Police in Rio

iStock/Thinkstock(RIO DE JANEIRO) — A New Zealand athlete claims that he was kidnapped by police at gunpoint in Rio.Jason Lee, a New Zealand national jiu-jitsu champion, said he was pulled over by two armed police officers, who told him they were doing a routine search for drugs and weapons."First he asked me to stretch my arms, then patted me down. He grabbed my genital area, which was quite a surprise,” Lee told New Zealand website Stuff, where his girlfriend Laura McQuillan works.What did you guys ...

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The Four Most Damaging Emails from the DNC WikiLeaks Dump

GASTON DE CARDENAS/AFP/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — WikiLeaks leaked nearly 20,000 emails on Friday from top Democratic National Committee officials, exchanged from January 2015 through May 2016. Several emails released show that although the DNC was supposed to remain neutral during the primary, officials grew increasingly agitated with Bernie Sanders and his campaign, at some points even floating ideas about ways to undermine his candidacy.The source of the leak has not been revealed, though Hillary Clinton's Campaign Manager Robby Mook said on ABC News' This Week with ...

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Two Teens Identified as Victims in Deadly Shooting Outside Florida Club

iStock/Thinkstock(FORT MYERS, Fla.) -- Two teenagers were identified as the two victims killed in a shooting outside a Florida club early Monday morning.The teens were 14-year-old Sean Archilles and 18-year-old Ste’fan Strawder, the Fort Myers Police said.The shooting was reported in the parking lot at Club Blu in Fort Myers, Florida, at about 12:30 a.m. Monday, the Fort Myers Police said, after an event at the club geared toward teenagers.At least 14 to 16 others were hurt, police said. Injuries ranged from minor to life-threatening, ...

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Twitter to Live Stream MLB, NHL Games

Hemera/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — Fans can soon catch live streams of MLB and NHL games on Twitter. The social media company is partnering with MLBAM, NHL and 120 Sports to show games and a nightly multi-sport highlight show, called The Rally.“Twitter is the fastest way to see what’s unfolding in MLB and the NHL,” said Twitter CFO Anthony Noto. “MLBAM has pioneered streaming live digital video and we could not be more excited to partner with them on live games as well as The Rally, giving ...

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YTMT Logo With respect to BLM: What would Rudy do?

Responsible and intellectually honest political leaders – white and black – must renounce the implicit endorsement of racism and violence by Black Lives Matter and its adherents.

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UT Health Logo Female Viagra: Much Ado About Nothing? Or Worst?

For women with low libido, there has not been a magic pill. That is until recently. In 2015, the FDA approved a drug called Addyi®. It has been called the “Female Viagra®,” but it is not without controversy.
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