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    Hillary Clinton makes history, officially nominated by Democrats

    PHILADELPHIA — Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation’s history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics. The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state was formally installed as the party nominee to take on Donald Trump on an emotional night at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia. Clinton will formally accept the nomination on Thursday night, before embarking on an intense fall […]

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    eHarmony’s co-founder, star of its ads steps down

    NEW YORK — Dr. Neil Clark Warren, the wise old matchmaker of eHarmony, is stepping down as CEO. The octogenarian psychologist who dispenses advice in eHarmony commercials is no longer chief executive officer, the company said on Tuesday. But Warren, who co-founded eHarmony in Los Angeles in 2000, will continue to serve the company as chairman. The new CEO is Grant Langston, the vice president of brand marketing who has been with eHarmony since the beginning. This isn’t the first […]

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    Flour recall expanded after more E. coli cases

    General Mills is expanding its flour recall again. “The expansion announced today includes select production dates through February 10, 2016,” the company said in a statement released Monday. Previously, the recall was for products produced between November 4, 2015, and December 4, 2015. The specific items recalled, including some previously identified Betty Crocker cake mixes, are listed on the General Mills website. None of the recalled flour should be used, sold or consumed. The expansion to the recall came after four more […]

  • French police officers and fire engine arrive at the scene of a hostage-taking at a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, northern France, on July 26, 2016 that left the priest dead.
A priest was killed on July 26 when men armed with knives seized hostages at a church near the northern French city of Rouen, a police source said. Police said they killed two hostage-takers in the attack in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, 125 kilometres (77 miles) north of Paris.

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    One hostage, 2 attackers killed in France church attack

    SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France — A deadly hostage-taking at a Catholic church in Normandy, in which a priest was killed and another person seriously wounded, was a terror attack committed in the name of ISIS, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday. Speaking in the northern French town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, where two men took five people hostage during morning Mass, Hollande said the attack was a “cowardly assassination” carried out by “by two terrorists in the name of Daesh” — another name for […]

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    Bernie Sanders: ‘I am proud to stand with her’

    PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders on Monday empathized with his disappointed supporters but told them firmly that Hillary Clinton must win in November. “Any objective observer will conclude that — based on her ideas and her leadership — Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States,” Sanders told delegates at the Democratic National Convention. The Vermont senator sought to unite Democrats on the opening night of their convention, even as primary season divides were exacerbated by a leak […]

  • A view of the preparations taking place for the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 22, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Watch live: Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA — Democrats will formally nominate Hillary Clinton as their presidential candidate this week at the Democratic National Convention. FOX31 Denver will live stream each night’s speakers, without interruption. Here’s what to watch each night in Philadelphia: Tuesday The most important order of business: Democrats will officially make Clinton the first female presidential nominee from a major party with the roll call vote. Later in the evening, Bill Clinton, the first of two former presidents to address the convention, will […]

  • Shipbuilders in Newport News, Virginia, prepare to flood a dry dock, on Saturday, November 9, 2013, to float what will be the USS Gerald R. Ford, the first ship in the U.S. Navy's newest class of aircraft carriers.

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    U.S. Navy’s new $13 billion aircraft carrier can’t fight

    WASHINGTON — The $13-billion USS Gerald R. Ford is already two years behind schedule, and the U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier is facing more delays after the Pentagon’s top weapons tester concluded the ship is still not ready for combat despite expectations it would be delivered to the fleet in September. According to a June 28 memo, Michael Gilmore, the Defense Department’s director of operational test and evaluation, said the most expensive warship in history continues to struggle launching and recovering […]

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    Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed, jeered at delegate meeting

    PHILADELPHIA — A meeting of Florida Democratic delegates descended into chaos when outgoing Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz took the stage Monday, with critics holding up signs with the word “Emails” and Bernie Sanders supporters booing the congresswoman loudly, even after she began speaking. “We have to make sure that we move forward together in a unified way,” Wasserman Schultz said during brief remarks. “We know that the voices in this room that are standing up and being […]

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    2 killed, 16 injured outside teen party at Florida nightclub

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — The two people killed outside a Florida nightclub’s teen party were teenagers, Fort Myers police said. Sean Archilles, 14, and Ste’fan Strawder, 18, were shot to death Monday morning in the parking lot of Club Blu Bar and Grill, police said. At least 16 others, ages 12 to 27, were wounded in the shooting. Of the four people still hospitalized Monday, two are in critical condition and two are in fair condition, Lee Memorial Hospital said. Police […]

  • SANTA CLARITA, CA - JULY 24: Firefighters are forced to retreat as flame close in on them in Placerita Canyon at the Sand Fire on July 24, 2016 in Santa Clarita, California. Triple-digit temperatures and dry conditions are fueling the wildfire, which has burned across at least 22,000 acres so far and is only 10% contained. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

    10,000 homes evacuated as Southern California wildfire grows to 33,000 acres

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — A raging California wildfire has set more than 33,000 acres of the Santa Clarita Valley ablaze and threatens to ignite thousands of homes as winds push the flames from the forest toward the Antelope Valley, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said. The Sand Fire grew more than 10,000 acres on Sunday and has burned up to 18 homes, Los Angeles County fire Chief John Tripp said at a news conference. The fire remains at 10 […]

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    New poll has Trump ahead of Clinton

    ATLANTA — The bounce is back. Donald Trump comes out of his convention ahead of Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, topping her 44 percent to 39 percent in a four-way matchup including Gary Johnson (9 percent) and Jill Stein (3 percent), and by three points in a two-way head-to-head, 48 percent to 45 percent. That latter finding represents a six-point convention bounce for Trump, which are traditionally measured in two-way matchups. There hasn’t been a significant […]

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    FBI investigating suspected Russian hack of DNC emails

    WASHINGTON — The FBI on Monday confirmed it is investigating a hack into the Democratic National Committee, the first acknowledgment from the agency that it is probing the incident, which U.S. officials suspect came from a Russian cyberattack. Fallout over the emails led DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to announce her resignation Sunday. “The FBI is investigating a cyber intrusion involving the DNC and are working to determine the nature and scope of the matter,” the agency said in a statement. “A […]