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Democratic party chair to lose convention role in wake of e-mail leak: CNN 11:52am EDT

WASHINGTON Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will no longer preside over the party's convention this week after a leak of Democratic party emails appeared to show efforts to actively discredit Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' campaign, CNN reported Sunday. | Video

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Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton after Republican convention: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has pulled nearly even with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for the first time since May, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll taken over the course of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week. | Video

Election 2016, Jul 23 2016

Hungary's Orban likes what he hears of 'valiant' Trump's security plans

BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Saturday said Donald Trump had proposed security policies that Europe should take to heart to solve a security crisis he blames on uncontrolled immigration.


Former Ku Klux Klan leader Duke runs for U.S. Senate in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. David Duke, a former leader of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan, launched his candidacy on Friday for the U.S. Senate from Louisiana, saying white people are threatened in America and that he hears echoes of his views in Donald Trump's rhetoric. | Video

U.S., Election 2016, Jul 22 2016

Alaska's top court rejects parental notice for abortions

SEATTLE An Alaska law requiring doctors to notify the parents of girls under the age of 18 seeking an abortion violates the state's constitution and cannot be enforced, the state's top court ruled on Friday.

Election 2016, U.S., Health Jul 22 2016