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Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton calls on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962 during a campaign stop at Florida International University in Miami on July 31, 2015. (Associated Press)

Clinton email release falls well short of judge’s order

- The Washington Times

The State Department admitted it was violating a judge’s order Friday in releasing only 1,356 new emails from former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton’s time in the administration, with officials saying they’re falling behind because they are having to run all of the documents by intelligence agencies to make sure classified documents aren’t being released.

Anti-abortion activists demonstrate near a Planned Parenthood clinic Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Philadelphia. The protestors are calling for an end to government funding for the nonprofit reproductive services organization. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

White House questions ‘authenticity’ of Planned Parenthood videos

- The Washington Times

The White House dismissed the need for a federal investigation of Planned Parenthood Friday, citing the opinions of three liberal newspapers as evidence that “impartial observers” are raising questions about the authenticity of a pro-life group’s undercover videos on the sale of fetal tissue.

President Obama speaks at the 116th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Pittsburgh on July 21, 2015. Obama says the people criticizing the Iran nuclear deal are the same people who rushed into war with Iraq. (Associated Press)

63 percent of likely voters would not vote for President Obama a third time: Rasmussen poll

- The Washington Times

Could he really be elected for a third term? In a speech made during his trip to Africa this week, President Obama suggested that he could win a third term if he ran for the White House. A new poll could challenge that idea, though. A Rasmussen Reports national survey of likely voters reveals that 30 percent would vote for the president if he ran again, and 63 percent would not.

Presidential contender Donald Trump speaks to the media after arriving by helicopter during the first first day of the Women's British Open golf championship on the Turnberry golf course in Turnberry, Scotland, on July 30, 2015. (Associated Press)

Donald Trump tops another presidential poll

- The Washington Times

Donald Trump is leading yet another poll for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, in what is expected to be one of the national surveys that could be used to decide who participates in the first GOP debate next week in Ohio.

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- Associated Press

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Mexico activists denounce abuses targeting Cuban migrants

- Associated Press

Advocates for migrants said Friday they filed 15 complaints against Mexican government officials for allegedly extorting Cubans passing through en route to the United States and have documented hundreds of similar cases.

Authorities: LA man posed as federal immigration agent

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Federal report finds bias in St. Louis County family court

- Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Justice released a report critical of the St. Louis County Family Court on Friday, finding that black youths are treated more harshly than whites, and juveniles are often deprived of constitutional rights. Though unrelated to the department's investigation in Ferguson, the new report again raises concern about racial discrimination and profiling in the St. Louis region.

Judge to rule in November on Sumner County records lawsuit

Associated Press

A judge will decide in November whether the Sumner County school district willfully violated the Tennessee Public Records Act when it did not respond to a request because it was made via email rather than in person.

Hundreds of new laws to take effect in North Dakota

- Associated Press

Hundreds of new laws are set to take effect in North Dakota, including one that will make it easier to buy alcohol on Sundays and another that will allow concealed-carry permit holders to bring their guns to more places.

Court: German spy agency need not give info on NSA list

Associated Press

A German federal court has ruled that the country's spy agency is under no obligation to divulge to the media a list of names compiled from search terms provided to it by the U.S. National Security Agency.