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American Sniper Chris Kyle exaggerated medal count, records revealNewly published documents reveal that American Sniper Chris Kyle was not part of the elite group of U.S. fighters to earn one of the nations top three combat medals on more than one occasion during the global war on terrorism, as he claimed in his bestselling autobiography. Kyle, a former Navy SEAL who was murdered by a disturbed fellow veteran in 2013, wrote that he had received two Silver Stars and five Bronze Stars. The Silver Star, the third-highest combat decoration, is awarded for gallantry in action. . . more
State Department email probe slams Hillary ClintonA report by the State Department inspector general sharply criticizes Hillary Clintons use of a private email system, concluding that the former secretary of state violated federal rules and ignored warnings from underlings that she was putting her communications at risk of foreign hacking. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., the chairman of the committee investigating the 2012 attack on American diplomats in Benghazi, immediately issued a statement saying the findings vindicate his panels efforts. . . more
House Speaker Paul Ryan will be endorsing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, senior-level Trump campaign sources told ABC News today. . . more
Former NBA player Kermit Washington charged with embezzling from charityThe NBA veteran, famous for his punch of Rudy Tomjanovich in 1977, is alleged to have embezzled roughly $500,000 meant for African children. . . more
Unconventional #18: Inside the new book that details how GOP delegates could wriggle out of nominating Trump (and more!)In his new book, a Republican National Committee official claims that his fellow delegates dont have to nominate Trump in Cleveland. Curly Haugland is on a mission: He wants every one of the 2,472 delegates heading to this summers Republican convention to know that the press, the party leaders and even the chairman of the GOP are wrong. According to the longtime RNC committeeman and pool-supply magnate from Bismarck, N.D., Republican delegates are not obligated by the outcome of their states primary or caucuses to vote for a certain candidate on the first ballot in Cleveland despite what almost everyone else seems to believe. . . more
Oops! Trump campaign sends email seeking dirt to reporter instead of adviserPolitico obtained an email from Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo to the Republican National Committee asking a researcher to provide information on the Whitewater real estate scandal, and the email came to light when Trump campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks responded instead to Politico reporter Marc Caputo no relation. . . more
Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, right, announces Texas' lawsuit to challenge President Obama's transgender bathroom order during a news conference in Austin, Texas, Wednesday May 25, 2016. Texas and several other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM, MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITAUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. . . more
Chicagos gun violence: Can an algorithm stop the bloodshed?Chicago police are using an algorithm to detect the likelihood that someone will become the perpetrator or victim of the stubbornly high gun violence that has plagued the city. . . more
What to Know About the New Taliban Commander After US Drone StrikeMawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, previously the deputy to Mansur, will take command of the extremist group, according to a Taliban spokesperson. The group released a photo of Akhundzada with the announcement. Just hours after Akhundzadas leadership was announced, the Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing of a minivan in Kabul, which killed at least 10 people. . . more
A single family home is shown under construction by Toll Brothers Inc, the largest U.S. luxury homebuilder, in Carlsbad, CaliforniaDuring Toll Brothers' second-quarter conference call on Tuesday afternoon, Chairman Robert Toll said that rate increases could actually spur demand. . . more
President Obama capped his historic three-day visit to Vietnam with a town hall in Ho Chi Minh City, where he was unexpectedly serenaded by a young female rapper. Suboi, a local known as Vietnams Queen of Hip-Hop, was called on to ask a question at the event, but the president interrupted her to request she do a freestyle for him. Do you need a little beat? Obama asked, briefly beatboxing a sample bass line. . . more
A man is detained by Anaheim Police officers outside the Anaheim Convention Center before Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event in AnaheimBy Emily Stephenson, Steve Gorman and Ginger Gibson ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) - Protesters at a rally in Southern California held by Donald Trump on Wednesday carried signs saying "Stop Nazi Trump" and "Make America Hate Again," as a large police presence stood by a day after a Trump event in New Mexico erupted into chaos. Police outnumbered the 100 demonstrators outside the convention center where Trump, who is the presumptive Republican nominee in the Nov. 8 presidential election, was speaking. Many were unhappy about Trump's views on Hispanic immigrants and ripped apart a piata resembling Trump and placed the paper mache head on top of a flagpole with a large Mexican flag. . . more