07.16.2016

Today’s Buzz has updates on the situation in Turkey, the attack in Nice, and the Senate’s only Black Republican opens up about being mistreated by cops. We’re two-thirds of the way through this year’s Tour de France – who’s your favorite rider?

Right Now with Emily Leuning

What I’m Doing: Explaining Snapchat to my dad who is visiting for the weekend

What I’m Listening To: My sister giggling (and taking video) while overhearing said explanation

What I’m Listening To: Now we’re talking about jury nullification. Yee-haw.

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The Senate’s Only Black Republican Opens Up About Being Mistreated by Cops: Citing recent killings by police, Tim Scott of South Carolina asked his colleagues to stop ignoring the struggles of those who face racial prejudice.

Turkish Military Says It Has Taken Over Control Of The Country: As military vehicles rumbled through the streets of the capital, Turkey’s military said Friday night it had seized control of the country, ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Terrorist Attack in Nice, France, Leaves 84 Dead and 202 Injured: French officials on Friday identified the man who used a 19-ton truck to massacre dozens of people on the French Riviera as a 31-year-old native of Tunisia with a history of petty crime and marriage problems – but no links with the militant extremists who have targeted and traumatized France.

Election Update: 10 Questions About Where The 2016 Race Stands: Donald Trump has significantly improved his position in our general election forecasts as a result of state and national polls that show declining numbers for Hillary Clinton. Trump now has a 36 percent chance of winning the election, according to our polls-only forecast, and a 37 percent chance according to polls-plus, which also considers economic conditions.

Trump’s campaign logo mocked on Twitter: Some said it looked sexually suggestive. Donald Trump didn’t just get Mike Pence as his running mate Friday. He also got a new logo — and the wisecracks started flying on social media.

Turkish Military Says It Has Taken Over Control Of The Country: As military vehicles rumbled through the streets of the capital, Turkey’s military said Friday night it had seized control of the country, ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Local Gov Confidential

Portland Mayor Hales: Springwater Corridor to be ‘off limits’ for homeless campers after massive cleanup: No more camping will be allowed on Portland’s portion of the 21-mile Springwater Corridor beginning Aug. 1, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said.

How Governors Island Became New York’s Best New Public Space: An interview with Leslie Koch, who has overseen the island’s transformation from a military base into a local attraction.

An Art Installation Visualizes the Boggling Tax Disparities Along Central Park: As part of a show at the Storefront for Art and Architecture, SITU Studio dives deep into the inequity of New York City property taxes.

Segregation Holds On in the Twin Cities: Once known for their inclusiveness, Minneapolis and St. Paul have become more divided in recent decades.