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The Munich massacre wasn't politically motivated and has no link to ISIS, police say

A massacre in Munich that left ten dead does not appear to have been politically motivated, German prosecutors have said. On Friday afternoon, an 18-year-old gunman opened fire in a shopping mall, killing 9 and injuring dozens. The suspect,...Show More Summary

This man has raised over £100,000 to take pro-Brexit politicians to court for 'lying' to the public

A crowdfunding project which wants to raise £100,000 ($131,184) to take politicians who campaigned for a Brexit to court has already raised well over that amount — and there are still 10 days left for people to donate. Marcus J Ball,...Show More Summary

Labour challenger Owen Smith changed part of his CV after questions from the media

Owen Smith has changed an item on his CV after questions were raised about it. The Guardian reports that the Labour leadership challenger had listed one of his former jobs on his website as "a director and member of the UK and Ireland...Show More Summary

Sadiq Khan bats away the financial industry's Brexit fears at a race with 15,000 bankers

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan used his presence at a huge annual racing event for the capital's financial sector to say "London is open for business," despite the Brexit vote causing concern over future migration rules, thereby jobs,...Show More Summary

Theresa May is sounding a lot like Jeremy Corbyn — and that is a massive problem for Labour

When Theresa May made her pitch for why she should be prime minister in Birmingham last week, lots of people pointed out, rightly, that it sounded like the speech of a Labour leader. She pledged to create a Britain which will "work for...Show More Summary

Here's how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump responded to the shooting in Munich

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both issued statements Friday about the shooting rampage that killed at least nine people in Munich, Germany. "Monitoring the horrific situation in Munich," Clinton said in a tweet. "We stand with our friends in Germany as they work to bring those responsible to justice." Monitoring the horrific situation in Munich. Show More Summary

Gunman in Munich kills at least 9 in shooting rampage

A gunman, who police suspect was acting alone, shot several people at a shopping mall in Munich. Officials confirm at least 10 people have died in the attack, including the shooter. Public transportation service has resumed in Munich...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton has selected Sen. Tim Kaine on Friday as her vice presidential running mate. The Virginia senator is expected to appear with Clinton in Miami for their first joint appearance Saturday. “I’m thrilled to tell you this first. Show More Summary

A few thoughts on Trump's apparent threat to fund Super PACs against Cruz and Kasich

Mark Halperin is reporting for Bloomberg Politics that "a source familiar with Trump's thinking" says Donald Trump intends to create and fund Super PACs that would aim to derail the political careers of Ted Cruz and John Kasich, primary...Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump's husband Jared Kushner is a major player in the Trump campaign — here are 12 things to know about him

Ivanka Trump has emerged as a major force in her father's presidential campaign. She introduced him before he accepted the Republican nomination for president Thursday night, and many hope her professional success and public poise will...Show More Summary

'I never thought I'd say these words': Hillary Clinton says she agrees with Ted Cruz on something

Hell has evidently frozen over. Hillary Clinton said Friday afternoon that she agreed with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who earned scorn from the Republican Party when he encouraged attendees of the Republican National Convention to vote their...Show More Summary

This Cleveland ice cream store captures the essence of Donald Trump in an all new flavor

Cleveland's number one ice cream parlor, Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream, honors the Republican National Convention and the 2016 election with inspired flavors and sundaes. Get there soon because these flavors won't last until 2020.  Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

OBAMA: The fears expressed at the RNC 'don't jibe with the facts'

Barack Obama called out Republicans for their rhetoric on crime in America during a press briefing with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

It looks like Russia purposefully bombed a base used by the US to force Washington's hand in Syria

Russian warplanes bombed a garrison used by US and British forces in Syria twice last month, despite being warned by a US surveillance aircraft flying nearby that the base was not occupied or being used by members of ISIS. The airstrikes...Show More Summary

Leaked emails reveal Politico reporter made 'agreement' to send advanced Clinton story to DNC

An influential reporter at Politico made an apparent "agreement" with the Democratic National Committee to let it review a story about Hillary Clinton’s fundraising machine before it was submitted to his editors, leaked emails published...Show More Summary

Obama issues point-by-point rebuttal to Trump's RNC speech: 'Fears' expressed 'don't jibe with the facts'

President Barack Obama on Friday pushed back against some of the assertions made over the last week at the Republican National Convention. Speaking at a joint White House press conference with Mexico's president, Obama said he "did not...Show More Summary

'The time is now': Former KKK leader David Duke announces candidacy for US Senate

David Duke, the former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, announced Friday that he would run for the US Senate in Louisiana. "I'm proud to announce my candidacy for United States Senate," he said in a video posted to YouTube. "I believe in equal rights for all and respect for all Americans. Show More Summary

IAN BREMMER: The level of interest in third parties shows that Americans are really upset

Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer explains the role third-party candidates play in this presidential election. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

Donald Trump just went on an epic tirade against Ted Cruz — once again aligning his father with JFK's assassin

Fresh off of bashing Hillary Clinton in his RNC speech last night, Donald Trump took aim at Ted Cruz during a press conference on July 22.  Follow BI Video: On Twitter  Join the conversation about this story »

Jon Stewart just ranted against Republicans who have praised Trump for the same things they have bashed Obama on

Jon Stewart appeared on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on July 21 to take on hypocritical commentators on Fox News. Follow BI Video:   On Twitter   Join the conversation about this story »

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