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Two killed, six injured in boat accident near Baltimore bridge

Two bodies were pulled from the water near the Francis Scott Key Bridge spanning the Patapsco River, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police said in a statement. The power boat hit a concrete piling along a shipping channel that protects the br...

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U.S. attorney general faces potential minefield with Clinton email investigation

Attorney General Loretta Lynch Faces Potential Minefield With Hillary Clinton Email InvestigationThe latest controversy over Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email system while secretary of state is not only a possible drag on her presidential campaign, but it also creates a potential headache for Attorney General Loretta Lynch. The inspectors general for the State Department and intelligence community on Friday disclosed that an internal review of Clinton's system concluded some emails contained classified information and that the inspectors general had sent a non-criminal "referral" to the Justice Department over the matter. Lynch and her department must now determine what to do next -- including whether to open a criminal investigation -- and whatever she decides will be under intense scrutiny, especially by Republicans on Capitol Hill.


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Trump surge among Republican voters shows no sign of abating

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump addresses the press in Beverly Hills on July 19, 2015Donald Trump's wild ride to the front of the Republican presidential field showed no signs of abating Sunday, with a new poll showing him with a big lead in a key early primary state. The NBC/Marist poll had the trash-talking billionaire with a seven point lead in New Hampshire and just two points behind the leader in Iowa, another closely watched early primary state. A CNN/ORC poll, meanwhile, found that most Republicans voters want to see him stay in the race and 22 percent thought he would be their party's eventual nominee, ahead of every other candidate except Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor whose brother and father were presidents.


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Obama: Kenya at ‘crossroads’ between peril and promise

President Barack Obama delivers a speech at Safaricom Indoor Arena, Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Nairobi. On the final day of his visit in Kenya, Obama laid out his vision for Kenya's future, and broad themes of U.S.-Kenya relations. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama on Sunday pressed the nation of his father's birth to root out corruption, treat women and minorities as equal citizens, and take responsibility for its future.


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Paris police open fire on car at Tour de France barricades

The pack passes through a tunnel during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 110.5 kilometers (68.7 miles) with start in Modane and finish in Alpe d'Huez, France, Saturday, July 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)PARIS (AP) — Paris police were searching for four occupants of a car that struck a taxi and tried to crash barricades set up near the Tour de France finish line on Sunday morning, drawing police fire hours before the arrival of cyclists and spectators. Police said they didn't suspect terrorism.


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Clinton says she’s confident about proper handling of emails

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton meets with a group of supports in the backyard of a Beaverdale, Iowa, home on Saturday, July 25, 2015. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP)WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday she never knowingly sent or received classified information using her private email server and did not know what messages were being cited by intelligence investigators as examples of emails containing classified information.


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Clinton: I did not send or get classified emails on private account

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Des Moines, Iowa.By Alana Wise WINTERSET, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday that she did not use a private email account to send or receive classified information while she was secretary of state, in response to a government inspector's letter this week. "I did not send nor receive anything that was classified at the time," Clinton said at a campaign stop in Iowa. The email controversy has dogged Clinton's bid for the presidency, fuelling worries that the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination has tried to sidestep transparency and record-keeping laws.


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