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The Latest: Russian diplomat scoffs at DNC hack allegations
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia (all times EDT):...

Die-hard Sanders' backers divided on backing Clinton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren't in a listening mood, seething over a lengthy primary campaign and a damaging email disclosure....

More than 50 pro-Sanders demonstrators cited by police
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic National Convention on Monday in a show of anger over Bernie Sanders' treatment by party leaders, even as he urged his supporters to fall in line behind Hillary Clinton....

Strong storms roll through Philadelphia during convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Severe storms with lightning, heavy rain and strong winds rolled through Philadelphia during the Democratic convention Monday night, leading city officials to urge political protesters and rally attendees to seek shelter and organizers to recommend that media members evacuate a tent outside the arena....

Shutting down 'shark finning': US fishermen promise a fight
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Members of the U.S. fishing industry say they will dig in against legislation in Congress that proponents believe will help shut down the country's shark fin industry for good....

Home invasion killer to be resentenced to life in prison
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut man sentenced to death by lethal injection for the killings of a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion is expected to be resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole because the state abolished the death penalty....

Ohio GOP official resigns over Trump nomination
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A low-level Republican Party official from Ohio has resigned over the GOP's nomination of Donald Trump as its presidential candidate....

DIVIDED AMERICA: Women a minority of US elected officials
Hillary Clinton and Mary Thomas have little in common, except for this: They both hope to add to the meager ranks of America's female elected officials come January....

Most evacuations canceled for Southern California wildfire
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) -- The majority of some 20,000 people forced from their homes by a wildfire that exploded during the weekend were told they could return home Monday night, though an army of firefighters continued battling flames in the rugged hills and canyons northwest of Los Angeles....

Mom of slain Florida teen warned son of nightclub shootings
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's mind, the mother of a young man who was slain at a nightclub early Monday had warned her son about what to do if there were a shooting: "hit the floor, find a table."...

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