From 'likable enough' to lovefest, Obama to hail Clinton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- It was long ago and far away when Barack Obama snippily remarked, "You're likable enough, Hillary." It's a lovefest now....
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IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) -- The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West, as two of its followers targeted a church in Normandy, slitting the throat of an elderly priest celebrating Mass and using hostages as human shields before being shot by police....
Many factors make France the top IS terror target in Europe
PARIS (AP) -- When militants loyal to the Islamic State group seek to inflict pain on Europe, France is their preferred target, a grim reality borne out yet again with Tuesday's knife slaughter of a Catholic priest....
At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far
MOSCOW (AP) -- At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal....
Sanders loyalists warn of party split after Clinton victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in at a nearby media tent....
Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to their story. It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms....
Ohio Sanders supporter says more time needed
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A leading Bernie Sanders supporter in Ohio said Tuesday people are still emotional and frustrated over the outcome of the Democratic presidential nomination race....
Court won't reinstate church official's conviction
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The first U.S. church official convicted over his handling of priest-abuse complaints could soon leave prison after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court agreed Tuesday that his conviction was flawed....
Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twelve years ago to the day, an obscure Senate candidate from Illinois catapulted himself to the center of American political consciousness with a rousing convention speech in Boston. Barack Obama returns to the convention stage Wednesday as the battle-hardened president hoping his legacy won't be eroded by the outcome of the election to replace him....
Man accused in murder purchased fake birth certificate
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities allege that a soldier accused of killing his 14-year-old girlfriend's mother in eastern Pennsylvania after she objected to the difference in their ages purchased a fake birth certificate before the murder....
Police: Dump truck driver says he has bomb, smashes FBI gate
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A dump truck driver who said he had a bomb deliberately smashed his truck through a security gate of the FBI's offices on Tuesday, but no bomb was found and there appeared to be no connection to terrorism, authorities said....
Bagels and trash talk: New Jersey governor's race heats up
ESSINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- The race to replace New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is kicking into gear at a hotel next to Philadelphia's airport this week, with potential candidates sponsoring breakfasts for the state's Democratic convention delegation and political foes serving up trash talk alongside bagels and coffee....
Man apologizes for taxi driver robbery foiled by deputy
READING, Pa. (AP) -- A man whose attempted robbery of a taxi driver was thwarted by a sheriff's deputy who happened to be nearby has pleaded guilty and repeatedly apologized to the victim....
Major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton friend Mark Weiner dies
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Mark Weiner, a major Democratic fundraiser, Hillary Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention, died Tuesday in Rhode Island....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Which concerns you most about the exposed DNC emails; that Russia may have played a role, or apparent party favoritism shown Hillary Clinton during the primaries? <More Info>
The release by WikiLeaks of 20,000 stolen emails from the DNC's computer servers, proved embarrassing to Democratic leaders, while raising questions about Russian intelligence agencies disrupting the 2016 campaign. The emails exposed how the Democratic apparatus favored Hillary Clinton over her primary rival, Senator Bernie Sanders, triggering the resignation of the party chairwoman. Clinton's campaign accused the email leaks on Russia, for the purpose of helping Donald Trump.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Has Hillary Clinton been held to a different standard, being scrutinized more than other past presidential candidates?