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A man scales the all-glass facade of Trump Tower on Wednesday in New York. The 58-story building is headquarters to the Republican presidential nominee's campaign. He also lives there. (Associated Press)

Stephen Rogata identified as Trump Tower climber

The man attempting to scale Trump Tower on Wednesday afternoon has been identified by multiple New York news outlets as Stephen Rogata, and he appears to be a Donald Trump supporter trying to get the tycoon's attention. Published August 10, 2016

WikiLeaks releases hacked DNC voicemails

On the night President Obama and Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine were scheduled to speak to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the anti-secrecy whistle-blower group released hacked voicemails of top Democratic officials. Published July 27, 2016

Despite some minor snafus, Gary Johnson, Libertarian Party's presidential nominee, says he plans to keep doing his thing going forward, touting a recent single-day "money comet" haul. (Associated Press)

Marvin Bush voting for Gary Johnson

One of the Bush brothers has made it official -- not only will he not vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump, but he's backing the Libertarian ticket. Published July 27, 2016

"This is a diversion that's being pushed by the Hillary Clinton campaign. That's a meta-story. The real story is what these emails contain and they show collusion" by top party leaders to rig the presidential-primary process in favor of Mrs. Clinton, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said. (Associated Press)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange rejects claims Russians hacked DNC

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange denounced the Democratic Party's claims that its emails were published as part of a Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin plot to make their party look bad, calling them both groundless and an attempt to create a distraction. Published July 25, 2016

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19 dead, 20 injured in Japan stabbing rampage

In the worst mass killing in Japan since at least World War II, a murderous rampage by a knife-wielding attacker intent on eliminating handicapped people has resulted in 19 deaths and left more than 20 other people injured, according to Japanese news outlets. Published July 25, 2016