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President Obama Tells DNC 'America is Already Great' and 'We Don't Look to Be Ruled'

Alex Wong/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- President Obama delivered a resounding defense of the state of the country at the Democratic Convention Wednesday night and said Hillary Clinton would help defend his legacy in the White House, continuing the work left unfinished during his presidency.The president also offered a stinging rebuke of Clinton's Republican rival Donald Trump, painting him as fear-mongering and unqualified for the job and saying "we don't look to be ruled.""A lot’s happened over the years. And while this nation has been tested by ...

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Winning Numbers Drawn for $422 Million Powerball Jackpot

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing has soared to an estimated $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.But that could change. The numbers drawn Wednesday were 10, 47, 50, 65, and 68. The Powerball is 24.If anyone matches the five balls and red Powerball in Wednesday's drawing, it will be the game's first jackpot winner since May 7.A case of large jackpot déjà vu? The #Powerball jackpot is $422 million tonight! #CALottery

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What's New in Google Maps' 'Cleaner Look'

Google(NEW YORK) --  It's out with the old and in with the new at Google Maps.The tech giant has removed nonessential elements from its navigation app's display and has also added shaded "areas of interest" to highlight popular places.Among the elements removed, Google says roads will no longer be outlined, allowing better visibility for important information such as traffic and transit. The text identifying streets, transit centers and points of interest will get an improved look as well.To help users find popular areas, the app will ...

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Deadly Ambush Attacks Against Cops Have Increased Dramatically This Year: Inside the 'Troubling' Report

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  The number of law enforcement officers killed in ambush-style attacks has increased dramatically this year, according to a report issued today by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a finding its spokesperson called "especially troubling."Sixty-seven law enforcement officers died in the line of duty this year as of July 20 -- a small increase from 62 deaths in the same period last year, according to the report. But of this year's 67 deaths, 32 were firearms-related -- which is a 78 ...

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Tim Kaine Says He 'Never Expected to Be Here' in Accepting VP Role

Michael Davidson for Hillary for America(PHILADELPHIA) -- Sen. Tim Kaine formally accepted the Democratic nomination as vice president Wednesday, saying that he trusts Hillary Clinton with the life of his son, who is in the military, lacing into Donald Trump."I never expected to be here," he said.He was officially nominated as the party's nominee after a voice vote on the floor of the convention this afternoon. Clinton announced last Friday that Kaine, a sitting Senator for Virginia, would be her running-mate.Kaine addressed the audience in ...

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Bloomberg Calls for Unity to Defeat 'Dangerous Demagogue' Donald Trump at Democratic Convention

ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- Billionaire businessman and three-time mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg urged Americans to vote for Hillary Clinton in November and unite against Republican nominee Donald Trump, who he called a "dangerous demagogue.""I'm a New Yorker and I know a con when I see one," he told the crowd about Trump.Bloomberg, 74, an independent and former Republican stumping for Clinton, acknowledged differences with the nominee he was endorsing but said that it was important to put them aside."There are times when I ...

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Mother of Orlando Shooting Victim Makes Emotional Plea at DNC

ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) -- The mother of one of the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting made an emotional plea from the stage of the Democratic National Convention as she called for commonsense gun policies.Christine Leinonen, mother of Christopher Leinonen, told how her son and his boyfriend were among the 49 victims of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.She recalled that when Christopher was born, she was a Michigan state trooper and the hospital put her gun away as she prepared to give birth.“When I ...

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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 Addyi¼. It has been called the “Female Viagra¼,” but it is not without controversy.
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