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WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin law enforcement official said Thursday he doesn't know why a Washington Post reporter was kicked out of a Wednesday night campaign rally near Milwaukee for Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, but stressed it wasn't his department that removed him.
A Massachusetts judge Thursday ruled that a lawsuit may proceed challenging the mental competency of media mogul Sumner Redstone when he ousted longtime business ally Philippe Dauman from his trust. The ruling is the latest twist in the drama surrounding the health and mental capacity of 93-year-old Redstone, who controls entertainment conglomerate Viacom as well as television group CBS. Judge George Phelan of the Massachusetts Probate Court said the state has jurisdiction to rule on Redstone's competency when he reorganized the trust for his holding company, National Amusements.
By John Whitesides and Amy Tennery PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton will make her case for the White House on Thursday night, taking the stage at her nominating convention to try to dispel doubts about her character and restore her battered image. In the biggest speech of her more than 25-year career in public service, Clinton will sound the themes that will propel her campaign against Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 election. It will be Clinton's turn in the spotlight after days of electrifying speeches by party heavyweights such as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and first lady Michelle Obama praising Clinton and cautioning that Trump would be dangerous and divisive.