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History as Clinton ascends to nomination -- hostility too

History as Clinton ascends to nomination -- hostility too

The furor in Philadelphia was a setback to Democrats' hopes that their convention would contrast with Trump's sometimes chaotic White House campaign and show the party moving beyond the bruising primary battle between Sanders, 74, a US senator from Vermont, and former Secretary of State Clinton, 68.


Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Won't Open Party Convention

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Won't Open Party Convention

Dems replaced one anti-Sanders leaders with another DNC vice chairwoman apologizes to Sanders 7 pieces of advice for Hillary Clinton MORE's (I-Vt.) presidential campaign. "I'm really annoyed", said MI delegate Bruce Fealk. "She worked very hard, but she's stubborn and she wants to see this thing through". According to sources, Wasserman Schultz tried to cling to her position and ride out the controversy.


Turkey's presidential guard regiment to be abolished: PM

Turkey's presidential guard regiment to be abolished: PM

It also detained a nephew of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, state-run media reported, the first time one of his relatives has been apprehended in the current crackdown. Amnesty International has said Mr Erdogan is going "well beyond what might be considered a legitimate response to the coup attempt". In addition, Erdogan said, the government has closed and seized the assets of 15 universities, 934 other schools, 109 student dormitories, 19 unions, 35 medical institutions as well as ...


Debbie Wasserman Schultz to avoid convention spotlight in wake of email leak

Debbie Wasserman Schultz to avoid convention spotlight in wake of email leak

The job of a national party chair - for the Democrats or Republicans - is demanding and unrelenting. One top Democratic official described Wasserman-Schultz to CNN as " quarantined ". Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz did not open the Democratic National Convention as initially planned in Philadelphia Monday night. To roaring cheers from delegates in Philadelphia , Sanders also is promoting progressive victories in the Democratic party platform and over future nominating rules.


Search continues for missing trainer

Search continues for missing trainer

Bindi Cheers, 44, had not been since leaving Hawkesbury races in a distressed state on Sunday afternoon after having run-ins with stewards over the performance of one of her runners and the scratching of a second. She is believed to be on foot. She was last seen wearing grey cargo trousers, running shoes, and may be wearing a maroon jacket. She is described as being about 175 centimetres tall, with a slim build and a fair complexion.


DNC Email Scandal Results in Wasserman Schultz Resigning as Party Leader

DNC Email Scandal Results in Wasserman Schultz Resigning as Party Leader

Embattled Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not address the convention as planned when it begins Monday afternoon, Hillary Clinton's campaign confirmed to NBC News. The theory here is that the Russians would prefer a Trump presidency to a Clinton presidency, because Trump has offered some praise of Russian president Vladimir Putin and has suggested the USA might not defend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries from a Russian attack.