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Lynch meeting latest episode to strain Clinton trust

WASHINGTON (AP) — An impromptu meeting between Bill Clinton and the nation's top cop could further undermine Hillary Clinton's efforts to convince voters to place their trust in her, highlighting perhaps her biggest vulnerability.

Jul. 2, 2016 2:30 AM EDT
Attorney general wishes she hadn't met with Bill Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign.

Jul. 1, 2016 6:25 PM EDT
Leading WI GOPers split with Ryan, Walker over convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top Wisconsin Republicans with significant roles in this month's GOP national convention are splitting with their state's highest profile politicians, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Gov.

Jul. 1, 2016 5:09 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ June 28 The Montreal Gazette on Brexit and Quebec: Quebec sovereignists clearly are hoping that the United Kingdom's vote last week to leave the European Union will breathe new life into their project: They hailed it as proving the continued relevance of national sovereignty, as a case of voters standing up to "fearmongering" by financial elites, and as a precedent for acceptance of a 50-per-cent-plus-one threshold.

Jul. 1, 2016 4:27 PM EDT
City settles lawsuit over rush-hour convention protest ban

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has lifted a blanket ban on rush-hour protests in its central business district during the Democratic National Convention and has agreed to give a demonstration permit to an anti-poverty group.

Jul. 1, 2016 3:32 PM EDT