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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., right, speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Thursday, July 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine for her vice presidential choice

- The Washington Times

Hillary Clinton on Friday tapped Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, taking a cautious, safe approach that could earn her goodwill with moderates and may aid her in Mr. Kaine’s swing state of Virginia — but her choice surely will leave progressives who had been hoping for a bolder choice disappointed.

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

AP FACT CHECK: Donald Trump resurfaces debunked claims in speech

- Associated Press

Despite promising “the truth, and nothing else” in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims and some new ones Thursday night - about the U.S. tax burden, the perils facing police, Hillary Clinton’s record and more.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (Associated Press/File)

Obama to give Mexican president a megaphone against Trump

- The Washington Times

On the heels of Donald Trump’s acceptance of the Republican presidential nomination, President Obama will give his Mexican counterpart a megaphone Friday to criticize Mr. Trump’s plans to build a border wall and restrict immigration.

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Homeland Security employee caught with gun, knife arrested

- Associated Press

Authorities arrested a Department of Homeland Security employee Friday for charges related to walking into his agency's Washington headquarters with a gun, a knife, an infrared camera, pepper spray and handcuffs last month.

Virginia court nixes order restoring felons' voting rights

- Associated Press

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's sweeping executive order restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons is unconstitutional, the state's highest court ruled Friday, siding with Republican lawmakers who said the governor overstepped his authority.

Melania Trump, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump walks to the stage as Donald Trump introduces her during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Critics: Trump speech signals shift to coded race language

- Associated Press

During the primaries, Donald Trump threw red-meat rhetoric to supporters, pledging to build a wall on the Mexico border and to ban Muslim immigrants. He even told at least one crowd that he wanted to punch a demonstrator who disrupted an event.

County worker accused of threatening Florida AG Pam Bondi

Associated Press

Authorities say Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi got a death threat from a county worker in central Florida who accused her of hating gays and taking bribes from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Feds probing Democrats' spending on Malloy campaign

Associated Press

Connecticut Democratic Party officials are cooperating with a federal criminal investigation into whether the party illegally spent about $278,000 on Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's 2014 re-election campaign, a party spokesman said Friday.

Diverse issues spur protesters at Democratic convention

- Associated Press

As Hillary Clinton seeks to show delegates and voters she's prepared to lead the country during turbulent times, protesters plan to use the Democratic National Convention to raise awareness of their issues, including gun violence, poverty, health care and the environment.