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July 18, 2024 6 mins
Former President Donald Trump will give his first speech at the Republican National Convention since surviving an assassination attempt last weekend. Vice President Kamala Harris weighed in on JD Vance's speech at the RNC during a rally today. Germany plans to cut its military aid to Ukraine in half next year. A jury has returned a mixed verdict in the trial of a man accused of killing a Detroit synagogue president. Plus, legendary...
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Calls for President Joe Biden to step aside are growing louder as he isolates in his Delaware home for Covid-19. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Rafah in southern Gaza today, the focus of the country’s military assault to destroy Hamas. An American rock band manager has been sentenced in Russia for drug charges. The president of the European Commission has won a second term. And, we’ll tell you about a new round o...
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Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has told President Biden he can't beat Donald Trump in the 2024 race. Former President Donald Trump will speak at the Republican National Convention on Thursday. US officials say the shooter who tried to assassinate Trump visited the site of the rally beforehand. Bud Light is losing popularity in the US. And an escaped prisoner is found in Georgia after almost 30 years on the run. Learn more about ...
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As President Joe Biden self-isolates with Covid-19, CNN has learned that former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has warned that he could lose in November. JD Vance has formally accepted the Republican nomination for Vice President, and his running mate is set to speak at the RNC today. Evan Gershkovich's trial continued in Russia today. Prosecutors have starting dropping some charges or reworking plea deals for some January 6th rioters....
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President Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19, as more high profile Democrats call for him to step out of the 2024 race. Day three of the RNC saw speeches from former President Donald Trump's running mate JD Vance as well as Peter Navarro, fresh from serving a prison sentence. We're learning more about Thomas Matthew Crooks' final hours and days before he tried to assassinate Trump. A new report says women in the US are faci...
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Ohio Sen. JD Vance will formally accept his nomination for vice president at the Republican National Convention tonight. We have new developments on congressional briefings about the failed assassination attempt against former President Donald Trump. Rep. Adam Schiff became the most prominent elected Democrat to call on President Joe Biden to drop out of the race. Special counsel Jack Smith has formally appealed the decision to thr...
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House Speaker Mike Johnson is calling for the Secret Service director to resign after an assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. President Joe Biden lashed out at moderate Democratic members during a tense call over the weekend. Two states are dealing with dangerous flash flooding after more than a month's worth of rain fell in a few hours. A Human Rights Watch report has found Hamas-led armed groups committed “nume...
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Republican VP nominee JD Vance to speak on day three of the Republican National Convention. We're learning more about the movements of Thomas Matthew Crooks on the day he attempted to assassinate former President Donald Trump. A Democratic-funded poll shows President Joe Biden losing ground in 14 key states. A former Trump adviser has been released from federal prison. And an iconic Vegas resort will close its doors today. Lear...
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As onetime critics and rivals of former President Donald Trump pledge unity at the RNC, the Secret Service is shedding light on the security lapse that led to his assassination attempt. A group of Democrats want to slow down the confirmation of President Joe Biden as their nominee. Extreme heat is breaking records in hundreds of US cities this summer. Elon Musk says he's moving two of his companies out of California - we'll tell yo...
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Many of former President Donald Trump's onetime rivals and critics are getting behind him at the Republican National Convention. The Director of the Secret Service says her agency was solely responsible for the security at the rally where a gunman tried to assassinate Trump. Senator Bob Menendez says he will appeal after a jury found him guilty of federal corruption. President Joe Biden is considering some major changes to the Supr...
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We start with exclusive CNN reporting on an Iranian plot to assassinate former President Donald Trump. Meanwhile, Donald Trump Jr. says his father’s speech will be “toned down” after he survived an assassination attempt at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. We’ll tell you about a bus accident that killed more than a dozen people in Peru. The International Monetary Fund gave a gloomy outlook on inflation and interest rates. Plus, we’...
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A number of major Republicans are scheduled to speak at the Republican National Convention tonight, including former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. Palestinians are reeling from waves of deadly Israeli strikes the country’s military claims are against Hamas. A jury has convicted New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez in his federal corruption trial. Gambian lawmakers upheld a ban on female genital mutilation. And, a key measure of the US e...
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The second day of the Republican National Convention gets underway in Milwaukee. Videos show crowd members in Pennsylvania noticed the gunman on the roof minutes before he targeted former President Donald Trump. President Joe Biden gets back on the campaign trail in Nevada. California bans rules requiring schools to notify parents if their child asks to change their gender identification. And, has the ‘world’s rarest whale’ washed ...
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Former President Donald Trump has now officially been named as the Republican presidential nominee, days after a failed assassination attempt. Investigators are struggling to find leads around a possible motive for the gunman who shot at Trump, as the Secret Service and local police blame each other for the security failure. The CIA's director says the leader of Hamas is facing internal pressure to reach a deal to end the war in Ga...
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Former President Donald Trump has made his first public appearance at the RNC since a gunman tried to kill him on Saturday. The investigation into the shooter continues, but authorities are struggling to find leads. Special Counsel Jack Smith is planning to appeal a judge's decision to dismiss Trump's classified documents case. President Joe Biden is still facing private calls to step aside, while public pressure has died down. Plu...
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The Republican National Convention has formally nominated former President Donald Trump and his running mate Sen. JD Vance for the GOP ticket – we have the latest. We're learning more about the investigation into the assassination attempt on Trump at a weekend rally. An investment giant says it’s pulled a commercial that included the shooter at Trump’s rally. An Israeli strike killed a businessman sanctioned by the US for links to ...
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Former President Donald Trump has announced his running mate as the Republican National Convention gets underway in Milwaukee. Meanwhile, calls for President Joe Biden to drop out of the presidential race from within his party have largely come to a halt. Severe storms are expected in parts of the Midwest today. A suspected serial killer in Kenya has confessed to murdering dozens of women over the past two years. And, new data show...
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A federal judge has dismissed the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump. The Secret Service did not sweep the building in Pennsylvania where a shooter targeted former President Donald Trump. The Republican National Convention kicks off in Milwaukee today. Thousands of Texans are facing extreme temperatures without power. And, five poultry farm workers in Colorado have been diagnosed with bird flu. Lear...
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Investigators and officials are still trying piece together how and why a gunman shot former President Donald Trump at a rally over the weekend. The Republican National Congress will go ahead today without any major security changes. More than 100 million Americans are under heat alerts today. The price of postage has gone up again - we'll tell you why you should care. Plus, Lionel Messi has a tearful end to major international soc...
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Investigators are looking for a motive for the gunman who shot former President Donald Trump, as well as a lapse in security for the rally. President Joe Biden is urging Americans to come together in the wake of the attack. The Republican National Convention is still going ahead today as planned. At least 90 people have been killed in an Israeli airstrike on a displacement camp in Gaza. Plus, three household names passed away this ...
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