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How Hillary Clinton Picked Tim Kaine for Running Mate

(NEW YORK) -- Like the candidate she picked, Hillary Clinton's vice presidential selection process lacked sizzle. Unlike the public drama that played out before Donald Trump officially unveiled Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, Clinton's selection of Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, was conducted quietly and out of the public eye. Clinton began the process in April after the New York primary.

Tim Kaine: Everything You Need to Know

(WASHINGTON) -- Here's everything you need to know about Hillary Clinton's running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia). Name: Tim Kaine Party: Democrat Date of Birth: Feb. 26, 1958 Age: 58 What He Does Now: U.S. Senator from Virginia. Elected in 2012. Serves on Armed Services, Budget, Foreign Relations and Aging Committees. What He Used to Do: Kaine served as Democratic National Committee chairman from 2009 to 2011.

North Miami Police Officer ID'd After Shooting of Unarmed Man

(MIAMI) -- North Miami Police Officer Jonathon Aledda was identified Friday as the officer involved in the shooting of an unarmed man earlier this week. City officials said Aledda is a member of the department's SWAT team. He was placed on paid administrative leave. Jeff Cazeau, North Miami City Attorney, said the release of the officer's name was delayed due to safety concerns, but added that he is safe now.

Hillary Clinton Chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as Running Mate

(NEW YORK) -- Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has been chosen as Hillary Clinton's running mate -- a man she called a "relentless optimist" who "devoted his life to fighting for others." Clinton announced her choice in a text message sent to supporters: "I'm thrilled to tell you this first: I've chosen Sen. Tim Kaine as my running mate." The presumptive Democratic nominee also tweeted out her running mate decision.

Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to a recommendation by an important family friend. That their baseball paths started so differently -- the Seattle Mariners made Ken Griffey Jr.

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Will Receive Classified Briefings After DNC

(NEW YORK) -- Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will begin receiving classified intelligence briefings after the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia next week, when both candidates have become their respective parties' presidential nominees, senior intelligence officials tells ABC News. "The briefings are traditionally given after nominating conventions have identified all the candidates," the official said.

Tight-lipped 'Game of Thrones' cast reflects on last season

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Jon Snow isn't dead, but he is missing -- at least from Comic-Con. The cast of "Game of Thrones" gathered Friday at the annual fan convention, minus a few key figures including Snow actor Kit Harrington, George R. R. Martin and Emilia Clarke. Those present included co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, actress Sophie Turner and others.

Baker wants US Supreme Court to hear gay wedding cake case

DENVER (AP) -- A suburban Denver baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case after a lower court ruled he must provide the service despite his Christian beliefs. The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/ai9Cfh ) attorneys for Jack Phillips filed the petition Friday.

Wacky News: Restaurant Opening That Celebrates Poop

It's time for another edition of Wacky News with Chad Bowar. He and Mark Garrison go through some of the weirdest and wackiest stories of the week. First there is a restaurant opening in Canada that wants to celebrate poop. A new $2,000 luxury donut has been released in London and beef broth pop cycles…

Ecuador pays Chevron $112 arbitration award

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Ecuador has paid a $112 million arbitration award to Chevron Corp stemming from a 1990s-era oil contract dispute. The payment confirmed Friday by a company spokesman was ordered in 2011 by a Netherland-based international arbitration panel and later confirmed by U.S. courts and upheld on appeal by the Supreme Court.

Virginia court strikes down order giving felons voting right

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Gov. Terry McAuliffe's action restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons was unconstitutional, Virginia's highest court ruled Friday, siding with Republican lawmakers who said the governor overstepped his authority. In a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court of Virginia ordered the state to cancel the registration of the more than 11,000 felons who had signed up to vote so far under the governor's April executive order.

The Latest: Judge inclined to deny Trump request

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The latest developments on Donald Trump's lawyers seeking to dismiss one of three lawsuits involving Trump University alleging the Republican presidential contender defrauded customers at the now defunct business (all times local): 4 p.m. Friday A federal judge says he is inclined to deny a request to dismiss a lawsuit against Donald Trump that accuses the Republican presidential nominee of defrauding customers at the now-defunct Trump University. U.S.

Search for MH370 Winding Down with Little Results, But a New Theory is Emerging

(NEW YORK) -- After two and a half years and more than 110,000 square kilometers of scouring the floor of the southern Indian Ocean, the hunt Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will soon come to a close; at least for now. But some experts say that the debris discovered so far indicates that the plane glided down to the surface of the ocean, instead of falling out of the sky in some way.

Austin Police Chief ‘Sickened and Saddened’ at Arrest of Breaion King

(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Two Austin Police Department officers are now under investigation after dash-cam video shows one of the officers throwing a black woman to the ground during a traffic stop. A second video taken from inside the police car after the woman was arrested shows another officer suggesting to the woman that black people have "violent tendencies" and that's "why a lot of white people are afraid of them.

Report: Le'Veon Bell Faces Four-Game Suspension for Missed Drug Test

(PITTSBURGH) -- Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell has reportedly violated the NFL's drug policy. According to ESPN , sources say Bell, 24, is facing a four-game suspension for missing a drug test, and the appeals process is ongoing. If the suspension isn't overturned, according to ESPN, Bell will miss the first four games of the regular season.

More Hillary Clinton Emails to Be Released, Despite Conclusion of Criminal Probe

(NEW YORK) -- If you're like most Americans, you might think we'd seen the last of Hillary Clinton's email messages when the State Department said in February that it had made them all public. Turns out there's many more. Originally, Clinton said she turned over 55,000 pages of work-related emails to the State Department that she'd accumulated during her time as secretary of state and deleted 30,000 personal ones.