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Sanders delegates plan to fight Kaine nomination at convention

Sanders delegates plan to fight Kaine nomination at convention

A leading Sanders delegate said Hillary Clinton's selection of the Virginia senator as her running mate showed "demonstrable contempt for the progressive wing of this party."

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This Jewish drummer, 24, is busking up the California coast to stomp out Crohn’s disease

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the Democratic National Committee, speaking to delegates of the party's convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sept. 6, 2012.  (DNC via Flickr )

Amid tensions with Sanders, DNC chair Wasserman Schultz reportedly cut from convention

Donald Trump speaking during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention, July 21, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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United States

Bernie Sanders introducing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, July 12, 2016.(Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Leaked Democratic email indicates potential effort to smear Sanders as atheist

The email does not mention Sanders by name, but he has repeatedly skirted questions about whether or not he believes in God.

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Israel & Middle East

Elior Azaria arriving to Jaffa Military Court, June 1, 2016. (Flash90)

Israeli soldier testifies commanders were ‘complacent’ in ignoring downed assailant he later shot

Sgt. Elor Azaria is on trial for manslaughter in the shooting of the prostrate Palestinian, who with another assailant had stabbed Israeli soldiers in Hebron.

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A man holds up his cell phone with a screen shot of the Pokemon Go game as a woman searches on her cell phone for a Pokemon in front of the White House in Washington, DC, July 12, 2016. ( Jim Watson /AFP/Getty Images)

Pokemon Go played at German Holocaust sites, UK Jewish cemetery

Jewish community representatives in Germany and a British historian complained that playing the game at some locations was disrespectful, but Russian Jews invited players to their synagogue.

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Life & Culture


Jon Stewart on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" in New York City, July 21, 2016 (YouTube/CBS)


Jon Stewart makes a comeback to poke fun at Donald Trump and Fox News

The former "Daily Show" host came out of late-night retirement during a segment on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”

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