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Donald Trump is not planning to speak all three days of the Republican National Convention, but he wants you to know that such a move would have gotten high ratings.

"What they’ve asked me to do is to speak all three nights. I turned it down," Trump told the New York Times in an interview published Friday morning, adding that "everybody" wants him to speak more.

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The National Basketball Association on Thursday said that that it does not support a draft proposal floated by North Carolina Republicans to change parts of the state's new anti-LGBT law.

"We have been engaged in dialogue with numerous groups at the city and state levels, but we do not endorse the version of the bill that we understand is currently before the legislature," the NBA and the Charlotte Hornets said in a statement. "We remain committed to our guiding principles of inclusion, mutual respect and equal protections for all. We continue to believe that constructive engagement with all sides is the right path forward. There has been no new decision made regarding the 2017 NBA All-Star Game."

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During a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, Donald Trump fielded a question from a member of the audience about replacing TSA employees wearing "Hibby-Jobbies" with military veterans.

"Why aren't we putting our retirees, our military retirees on that border or in TSA, get rid of all these 'hibby-jobbies' they wear at TSA -- I've seen them myself?" a woman identified by CBS News as Cathy Chevalier, asked, likely referring to hijabs.

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After Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday said he was confident that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will endorse Hillary Clinton, the Vermont senator insisted that he is still not ready to back the presumptive Democratic nominee.

"I talked to Joe, I think it was three weeks ago," Sanders said on MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes" when asked about Biden's comment. "On that issue, we are trying to work with Secretary Clinton’s campaign on areas that we can agree on."

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