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  • Blood on the pavement was visible at the site where San Juan Chamula's Mayor Domingo Lopez Gonzalez was killed during a protest in San Juan Chamula, Chiapas state, Mexico on July 23, 2016. (Credit:  MOYSES ZUNIGA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Mexican Mayor, Vice Mayor Among 5 Killed at Public Meeting

    Five people, including the mayor and vice mayor of a southern Mexican town, were shot and killed Saturday, the secretary of government for the state of Chiapas said. Domingo Lopez Gonzalez, mayor of San Juan Chamula, and Vice Mayor Narciso Lunes Hernandez were meeting with residents in the town’s main square when a group of armed men shot at the crowd, Juan Carlos Gomez Aranda said. Another 12 people were wounded, he said. The attorney general’s office from Chiapas said […]

  • Donald Trump elaborated on his proposed ban of Muslims to the U.S. during an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" on July 24, 2016. (Credit: NBC News)

    Donald Trump: Shift on Muslim Ban an ‘Expansion,’ Not a ‘Rollback’

    Donald Trump said his latest proposal to stop immigration “from any nation that has been compromised by terrorism” is an “expansion” of his blanket ban on Muslims, in an interview aired Sunday. “I actually don’t think it’s a rollback. In fact, you could say it’s an expansion,” Trump told NBC’s Chuck Todd on “Meet the Press.” “I’m looking now at territory. People were so upset when I used the word Muslim. Oh, you can’t use the word Muslim. Remember this. […]

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    Officials: 18-Year-Old Suspect in Munich Attack Was Obsessed With Mass Shootings

    The gunman who killed nine people in a rampage in Munich on Friday was obsessed with mass shootings and appeared to have planned the attack for a year, officials said. “He appears to have planned this act since last summer,” Robert Heimberger, president of the Bavarian state criminal police office, said at a press conference Sunday. “He completely occupied himself with this act of rampage.” Police have not named the attacker, but said he was an 18-year-old with dual German […]

  • Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) attend together a campaign rally at Florida International University Panther Arena on July 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Credit: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

    Tim Kaine in 1st Appearance as Clinton’s Running Mate: ‘Bienvenidos a Todos’

    Tim Kaine took the stage alongside Hillary Clinton in Miami Saturday and offered his first greeting to voters as a vice presidential nominee — in Spanish. “Bienvenidos a todos,” the Virginia senator said, a phrase that translates to “welcome to everyone.” Clinton and Kaine’s first joint appearance as running mates at a campaign rally here marked the official unveiling of the Democratic ticket. The duo will face off against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. […]

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    Grand Teton Mountain Guide Dies After 2,400-Foot Fall Into Canyon

    A mountain guide died after falling into a canyon at Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, authorities said. Park Rangers identified the guide as Gary Falk, 42, of Ouray, Colorado. He had been working for Exum Mountain Guides for 12 years, according to a statement. Park officials said they were notified Saturday morning that Falk had fallen about 2,400 feet in the Valhalla Canyon near the Black Ice Coulier. He had been leading a group of climbers to the summit of […]

  • Thomas Sutherland is seen in 2014 in a photo released by Colorado State University.

    Thomas Sutherland, Held Hostage for 6 Years in Lebanon, Dies at 85

    Thomas Sutherland, who was held hostage in Lebanon for more than six years, died Saturday in Fort Collins, Colorado, according to Colorado State University, where he’d been a professor. He was 85. Sutherland was dean of agriculture at the American University of Beirut when eight gunmen abducted him on June 9, 1985. He was released on November 18, 1991, having spent 2,353 days in captivity — the longest of all the hostages taken by Hezbollah during that period, except for […]

  • Police officers stand next to a growing memorial of flowers and balloons in front of the Dallas Police Department headquarters on July 13, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    After Fatal Shootings, Dallas Police See Surge of Applicants to Join Force

    The Thin Blue Line in Dallas may be getting thicker. Applications to the force have jumped 344% since five police officers were massacred in Dallas on July 7, compared with the same period in June, the department brass reported Saturday. There were 136 applications from June 8 to June 20 and 467 applications from July 8 to July 20, the department said. Whether applications will result in more recruits remains to be seen, but the jump follows a call from […]

  • Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Democratic vice presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) attend together a campaign rally at Florida International University Panther Arena on July 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine made their first public appearance together a day after the Clinton campaign announced Senator Kaine as the Democratic vice presidential candidate. (Credit: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

    Trump Supporter on Kaine Speaking Spanish: At RNC, ‘I Didn’t Have to Get a Translator’

    CNN political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes on Saturday criticized Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine for speaking in Spanish, saying it contrasted with this week’s Republican convention in which “I didn’t have to get a translator.” Hughes, who supports Donald Trump, told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on “CNN Newsroom” that Kaine’s appearance with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Miami — in which her VP pick frequently spoke in Spanish — highlighted the differences between the Republican and Democratic parties. “What Mr. […]

  • The Dekalb County Police Department release this sketch of a man wanted for sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl on July 23, 2016.

    5-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted in Atlanta Suburb; Police Release Sketch of Attacker

    Police in Georgia were searching Saturday for a man suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl before leaving her in a parking lot on a busy road. Friday afternoon, police responded to a report of a child wandering alone near a strip mall in Stone Mountain, said DeKalb County police spokesman Maj. Stephen Fore. The girl told police a stranger had taken her from her home at a nearby apartment complex and then left her in parking lot […]