Louisiana gunman targeted and ambushed cops, police say

MS JOYCELYN JACKSON, sister of slain Baton Rouge officer Montrell Jackson . The shooting Sunday took place around 8:40 a.m. (9:40 a.m. ET) in the city of about 230,000 people, already tense after the high-profile police shooting of Sterling, an African-American man.

Will celebrities be attending the Republican National Convention?

From left are: daughter Tiffany Trump , son Donald Trump Jr., his wife Melania Trump , daughter Ivanka Trump , and son Eric Trump . While anti-Trumpers insist they've got the energy to mount an all-out coup, what seems more possible is their ability to unbind delegates by getting a "conscience clause" vote all the way to the floor of the convention.

Trump ready to complete improbable rise at GOP convention

Trump ready to complete improbable rise at GOP convention

He and the other convention avoiders are hoping for a resurgence of split-ticket voting, capturing the votes of Republicans and independents who do not support Trump. Republican Donald Trump is making an early, surprise visit to Cleveland Monday to catch his wife's speech at the Republican National Convention. Security was extraordinarily tight in Cleveland , with downtown streets lined by concrete traffic dividers and tall metal fences, propelled by a new urgency after an attacker ...

6000 law enforcement officers providing security in Cleveland

Delegates, media members, local dignitaries and others drank and ate the night away outside the Rock Hall as 1970s rock act Three Dog Night provided the headlining entertainment. Native Americans carried a flag that read "Indigenous Resistance Since 1492". True to form, Trump himself provided the first surprise of the week, announcing Monday morning he was headed Cleveland later in the day to watch his wife Melania take the spotlight for the first night of speeches.

Turkey rounds up generals, judges after failed coup

Three of the country's top generals have been detained, alongside hundreds of soldiers. The coup saw 265 people killed around the country. Today, France's foreign minister said that the failed coup in Turkey did not give President Tayyip Erdogan a "blank cheque" to bypass democratic principles.

Trump VP Contender Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn: I'm Campaigning for This Country

A surprise name on the list is retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn , a national security adviser to Trump who has emerged as one of the most buzzed-about veep contenders, sources familiar with the deliberations said. Then he dropped a bombshell, stating women should be able to decide if they want to have an abortion or not. Lieutenant General Michael Flynn may end up being Trump's trump card.