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12:00 PM ET, July 30, 2016

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Reuters:
Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats  —  A computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Associated Press:
Trump's Russia Reset Ideas Alarming Allies, Many in US  —  Donald Trump's flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia — praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO — have jolted the world, not to mention the U.S. presidential campaign.  —  With Russia's behavior rattling nerves …
Discussion: Politico
NBC News:
Computer Program Used by Clinton Campaign Hacked as Part of DNC Cyber Attacks
Eric Lichtblau / New York Times:
Clinton Campaign Is Said to Be Hacked, Apparently by Russians
Discussion: NoisyRoom.net, Gizmodo and Refinery29
Richard Washington / CNBC:
Venezuela calls for mandatory labor in farm sector  —  The government of Venezuela has issued a decree that “effectively amounts to forced labor” in an attempt to fix a spiraling food crisis, according to a new report from Amnesty International.  —  A Venezuelan ministry last week announced Resolution …
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Annabelle Timsit / Politico:
Seven Minutes That Shook the Convention  —  He walked onto the convention stage Thursday night with his wife beside him, the Constitution to guide him and the pride of a father who knows he has a story to tell.  —  “Tonight,” said Khizr M. Khan, “we are honored to stand here as the parents …
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Josh Barro / Business Insider:
I rewatched Khizr Khan's speech — and it made me weep for our country
Discussion: Politico, Politicus USA and MSNBC
Nabi Dressler / Right Wing Watch:
Sandy Rios Questions Khizr Khan's Patriotism: 'We're Not Even Sure About You, Sir'
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:
Former Fox News Booker Says She Was Sexually Harassed and ‘Psychologically Tortured’ by Roger Ailes for More Than 20 Years  —  The morning after Fox News chief Roger Ailes resigned, the cable network's former director of booking placed a call to the New York law firm hired by 21st Century Fox …
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Mitt Romney Thinks Donald Trump Could Win The Election  —  Former Republican nominee Mitt Romney said earlier this month he thought Donald Trump could win the presidency, citing Hillary Clinton's high unfavorable numbers and the unpredictability of the race.
Discussion: BizPac Review
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NBC News:
First Read: An OK Speech, But a Powerful Convention
John Kruzel / ABC News:
Donald Trump Says Hillary Clinton 'Doesn't Know How to Win'
Discussion: Associated Press and Politico
New York Daily News:
Constance Wu calls out Matt Damon's casting in ‘The Great Wall’ as pushing ‘racist myth,’ says Asians don't need white ‘salvation’  —  Actress Constance Wu doesn't think Matt Damon was “Bourne” for this role.  —  The “Fresh off the Boat” star slammed the casting of Damon …
Ian Swanson / The Hill:
‘No more war’ chants interrupt general … PHILADELPHIA — Anti-war protesters repeatedly interrupted retired Gen. John Allen on Thursday night as he offered a speech supporting Hillary Clinton  —  for president.  —  Chants of “no more war” were heard at least three times from pockets …
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Hamza Shaban / BuzzFeed:
Apple CEO Tim Cook To Host Hillary Clinton Fundraiser
ABC News:
Recapping the Week in Politics
Discussion: The Hill and Politico
Soumya Karlamangla / Los Angeles Times:
Meningitis outbreaks among gay men have experts puzzled  —  Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser of the L.A. County Dept. of Public Health discusses an invasive meningococcal disease outbreak that has hit gay and bisexual men disproportionately.  (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)  —  Soumya Karlamangla
Discussion: Washington Blade and PinkNews
Jason Riley / WDRB 41 Louisville News:
VIDEO |  Louisville judge furious at Metro Corrections over inappropriately dressed inmate  —  LOUISVILLE, Ky., (WDRB) - A female Metro Corrections inmate was brought to Jefferson District Court on Friday morning without a jumpsuit - and appearing to not be wearing pants …
Discussion: Raw Story and The Root
Tristan Lejeune / The Hill:
Trump floats opposition to debate schedule  —  Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump  —  tweeted his opposition late Friday to the general election debate schedule against Democrat Hillary Clinton  —  , calling the current lineup “unacceptable.”  —  As usual, Hillary & the Dems …
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and The Right Scoop
Edwin Mora / Breitbart:
Naval War College Dodges Hatch Act Violation of Faculty Member  —  The U.S. Naval War College has defended the ardent denunciation of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump by its national security professor Dr. Tom Nichols, a self-identified “Never Trump Republican,” arguing that he has the right to do so.
Discussion: The Resurgent
Evelyn Rupert / The Hill:
Trump: I wish Ivanka and Chelsea Clinton weren't friends  —  said Friday that he wishes his daughter Ivanka and Hillary Clinton  —  's daughter Chelsea weren't friends.  —  “I thought Chelsea did a nice job.  You know, Chelsea likes Ivanka and Ivanka likes Chelsea,” Trump said at a Denver rally Friday …
Niall Stanage / The Hill:
100 days to go in volatile race  —  One hundred days from now, either Hillary Clinton  —  will be elected president.  —  In such a volatile political year, the outcome is anyone's guess.  —  Clinton and Trump are hampered by the worst favorability ratings for nominees in modern times …
Anne Gearan / Washington Post:
On three-day bus tour, Clinton hopes to woo blue-collar voters away from Trump  —  HATFIELD, Pa. — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton began what she called a 100-day march to the election Friday with an effort to bridge the Democratic Party's widening gulf with small-town …
Ari Berman / The Nation:
The Country's Worst Anti-Voting Law Was Just Struck Down in North Carolina  —  The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals finds that Republicans “targeted African Americans with almost surgical precision.”  —  By ,  —  A poster featuring NC Voter ID rules in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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New York Times:
4 Zika Cases in Florida Were Likely Spread by Local Mosquitoes, C.D.C. Says  —  Four cases of Zika infection in Florida are very likely to have been caused by mosquitoes there, the State Department of Health said Friday — the first documented instances of local transmission in the continental United States.
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Caroline McCain / Medium:
For This Republican, Never Trump Means “I'm With Her”
Daily Mail:
ISIS church-attacker worked at a French airport as a baggage handler three months before priest murder …
Discussion: Pamela Geller and Jihad Watch
Ben White / Politico:
Grim economy report plays into Trump's hands
Discussion: Hot Air and Washington Post
Rebecca Morelle / BBC:
Plastic bag use plummets in England since 5p charge
Discussion: Guardian and Forbes
Alexander Burns / New York Times:
Clinton's Portrayal of Trump as Dictator Aims at the Left and Right
Wayne Grudem / Townhall.com:
Why Voting for Donald Trump Is a Morally Good Choice
 Earlier Items: 
Jamie K. White / CNN:
Little girl has tea party with officer who saved her life
Discussion: RedState and Hot Air
Emily Satchell / WAVY-TV:
Man killed while mowing lawn in Newport News by teen driver eluding police
Kenneth P. Vogel / Politico:
Kochs reject push to meet with Trump
Discussion: NBC News, The Week and The Right Scoop
 

 
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