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Another day, another presidential candidate who hasn't done his domain name homework. Former U.S. Senator Jim Webb (D-VA), who triumphantly announced his White House run via Twitter Thursday, didn't register JimWebb.com ahead of his candidacy.

Those heading to JimWebb.com to find out more about his platform saw advertisements for web design lessons, or "webb" design lessons, instead.
The domain appears to be operated by a D.C.-based web developer named Jim who offers tutorials on Internet programming.

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Presidential candidate and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Thursday denounced comments made by his fellow Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who recently called Mexican immigrants "rapists" and drug dealers.

"I don’t think Donald Trump’s remarks reflect the Republican party," Perry said when asked about Trump at a National Press Club event. "I think the Republican party is reflected in people like me. It’s reflected in individuals like Eva Guzman, who is the first Latina that (sic) was appointed to the Texas Supreme Court."

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UPDATE: July 2, 2015, 2:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced his presidential campaign on Thursday, opening a long-shot bid against Hillary Rodham Clinton and a field of Democratic rivals for the party's nomination.

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The man was angry. He threw rocks and scuffled with police. He yelled at them to "shoot me, kill me," before three officers opened fire, according to witnesses to the fatal shooting of the unarmed Mexican immigrant. The shooting sparked weeks of protest.

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In 1892, the children's magazine Youth's Companion led a campaign to commemorate the four hundredth anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in America. Francis Bellamy, the leader of the drive, convinced Congress to make Columbus Day a national holiday and then coordinated plans for the celebration. He advanced a then-novel proposal that every schoolhouse in the nation would display the American flag and then lead students through a brief ceremony celebrating it and the country it represented.

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) said he would wait for a third and final federal court ruling declaring bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional before recognizing gay marriages in the state, and Thursday morning a district judge gave him just that.

Thursday, federal District Judge Martin Feldman reversed his previous ruling upholding the state's gay marriage ban, as reported by The Times-Picuyane.

Louisiana's laws and constitutional amendment prohibiting marriage for gay couples violates the Fourteenth Amendment, the judge said.

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