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Democrat Hillary Clinton holds a five-point advantage over Republican Donald Trump after becoming her party's presumptive presidential nominee, according to the latest national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Forty-six percent of registered voters back Clinton, versus 41 percent who support Trump - slightly up from Clinton's three-point lead in May, 46 percent to 43 percent.
When the horserace is expanded to four candidates - including Libertarian Gary Johnson and the Green Party's Jill Stein - Clinton gets support from 39 percent of voters, Trump gets 38 percent, Johnson 10 percent and Stein 6 percent.
Clinton Leads Trump among African Americans, Latinos and women. Trump meanwhile, has the has the edge among whites, men and independents.
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A year after New York City's jubilant pride parade celebrated a high point for gay Americans with the nationwide legalization of same-sex marriage, the atmosphere surrounding the annual march couldn't be more different.
Sunday's parades in New York, San Francisco and other cities are unfolding two weeks after a gay nightclub in Florida became the site of the nation's deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in modern U.S. history.
With the missing accounted for in all but one county, West Virginia has begun turning its attention to recovery after disastrous floods killed at least 24 people and rendered many more homeless. The deluge tore through roads and bridges and knocked out utilities that still haven't been restored in some communities. Federal money will be part of the rebuilding equation. Obama's signature Saturday on the federal disaster declaration lets residents in three counties get aid for temporary housing and home repairs, receive low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and qualify for other assistance for individuals and business owners.
A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation.
Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern al-Julan neighborhood, the last area of Fallujah to remain under IS control, the head of the counterterrorism forces in the operation, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi, told The Associated Press.
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With gun policy taking center stage on Capitol Hill in the aftermath of the June 12 mass shooting at an Orlando gay bar, Americans still remain lukewarm to sweeping gun control measures compared to the mid-1990s, when public opinion swept a 10-year assault weapons ban into law. Fifty percent of voters say that they are concerned that the government will go too far in restricting the rights of citizens to own guns, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, while 47 percent said they were more concerned that authorities would not do enough to regulate access to firearms. Meanwhile, a ban on the sale of the semi-automatic firearms, referred to as assault weapons, remains relatively popular, with 51 percent of voters supporting such a ban while 31 percent oppose it.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will rush to Brussels and London on Monday to meet the top British and European Union diplomats, as the world grapples with the implications of Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union.
Kerry will bring messages of support. Less likely: Answers or even suggestions for how to deal with a crisis that has spooked economists and forced countries in Europe and beyond to contemplate the possibility of unity across the continent crumbling.
A vast and voracious wildfire in Kern County, California, has scorched nearly 56 square miles, destroyed more than 100 homes and killed an elderly couple as they tried to flee, authorities said Saturday.
Late Saturday afternoon, the Kern County Sheriff's Department confirmed possible burned human remains were found in a second location inside fire zone in the 4100 block of Fiddleneck Street in South Lake.
The massive blaze, dubbed the Erskine Fire, tore through several rural communities in central California, northeast of Bakersfield, authorities said.
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The mayor of a Florida city was carjacked at gunpoint early Saturday outside his house, police said.
At around 2:15 a.m. Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett was approached by three men, one of whom was armed with a gun and stole his Mercedes and wallet, police told NBC affiliate WESH in Winter Park.
Two people, an 18-year-old and a 17-year-old, were later arrested but a third suspect remains loose, the station reported. During the robbery, one of the three men pointed a gun at Triplett before stealing his keys, the station reported.
The small Florida community of Sanford, about 20 miles north of Orlando, was propelled into the spotlight in 2012 when George Zimmerman shot and killed unarmed teenage Trayvon Martin in a gated community in the town.
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While the world mulls over the impact of the British vote to exit the European Union, travelers and the travel industry are taking stock and making plans, NBC News reported.
For anyone who has been thinking about visiting London and other destinations in the United Kingdom, agents have a simple piece of advice: Go now.
"In the short term, it will be business as usual, except tourists will probably get an even better value now than they have in decades," said Jack Ezon of luxury leisure travel agency Ovation Vacations.
The British pound took a beating after Thursday's vote, and is hovering at trading levels lower than they've been in the past 30 years.
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A 21-year-old cousin of NBA No. 1 pick Ben Simmons, was killed early Saturday by what police say was a hit-and-run driver.
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A former Indiana University student accused of raping two fellow students has been sentenced to a year of probation after a plea deal.
John P. Enochs of Downers Grove, Illinois, had initially been charged with two counts of felony rape in connection with assaults that prosecutors say happened in April 2015 and in 2013. Enochs had denied those charges.
Hillary Clinton supporters will get a chance to see the hit musical "Hamilton" if they're willing to pay prices that are breathtaking even by Broadway standards.
Tickets for a special matinee July 12 to benefit her campaign start at $2,700 each, while $10,000 will get a "premium seat" that includes a photo session with Clinton.
Police warned residents of a South Carolina community to keep their doors locked after three escaped inmates crashed a stolen car into a wooded area and fled, NBC News reported.
Donald Ray Little Jr., 34, Michael Bryan Chaplin, 31, and Matthew Daniel Chaplin, 28, pushed out a window at the Dorchester County Jail in St. George at around 3 a.m. Friday and used a blanket to get over barbed wire, NBC affiliate WCBD reported.
The three men were suspected of stealing a car and were pursued by police in Berkeley County, according to Berkeley County sheriff's Major Jeremy Baker.
Officers had to call off the search Saturday night — the area the three fled into is a swamp with rough terrain.
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