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Trump's pledge to GOP...Standing her ground, behind bars...Kraft singles recall

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 3, 2015 at 6:01 p.m.



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NEW YORK (AP) — Republican party leaders can breathe a little easier about 2016. White House hopeful Donald Trump has signed a pledge to forego a third-party bid and to support whoever wins the GOP's nomination. Trump showed off the written promise at a news conference at Trump Tower. The pledge is not legally enforceable.

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky county clerk standing her ground against same-sex marriage is behind bars. She was cited for contempt of court by a federal judge who rejected her position that "God's moral law" conflicts with her job duties. The judge offered to release Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis if she would promise not to interfere with her employees issuing marriage licenses tomorrow. She wouldn't.

FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — It could be a break in the manhunt for three suspects wanted for killing a police officer in northern Illinois. Authorities believe they've recovered video that could help identify the suspects. A Fox Lake resident came forward with the video from a home security system. It's on a hard drive and federal investigators will have to use their technology to recover images.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The ACLU of Southern California has asked the Justice Department not to fund the Los Angeles Police Department's efforts to equip officers with body cameras. The challenge is not about the devices, but the policy governing their use. The policy allows officers to review video of incidents before speaking to investigators but says nothing about releasing video to the public.

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles cheese products. It says a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought. The recall affects 335,000 cases. A thin strip of packaging film may stick to the slice after the wrapper has been taken off, creating a choking hazard.

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