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Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 11:34 p.m.
Donald Trump accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of a legacy of “death, destruction, terrorism and weakness” as U.S. secretary of state and vowed to be tough on crime and illegal immigrants in a speech on Thursday accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Reuters reports.

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 11:20 p.m.
No anecdotes, no stories, no narrative arc. Nothing but platitudes. Dark vision of the future, no uplifting vision or call to action. Wow — Mary Kate Cary (@mkcary) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 11:05 p.m.
#APFactCheck: Trump’s facts on crime, immigrants’ release, Clinton emails don’t hold up. https://t.co/1RTC4zuigl pic.twitter.com/IdLkNINNwZ — AP Politics (@AP_Politics) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 11 p.m.
Based on recent polling, the Washington Post has ranked the most and least popular ideas Donald Trump has presented in his convention speech. Most popular — America’s political and economic systems are rigged against common people — Trade deals take away American jobs — Blocking refugees from war-torn countries Least …

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:55 p.m.
JUST IN: Sanders is livetweeting Trump’s convention speech https://t.co/lRHisWgoK3 pic.twitter.com/RPqVNQR7QA — The Hill (@thehill) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:50 p.m.
This dude is playing Pokemon Go on the floor during Trump’s speech #RNCinCLE pic.twitter.com/2iFHPjU9y6 — Rex Santus (@rexsantus) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:47 p.m.
A Code Pink protester interrupts @realDonaldTrump‘s speech pic.twitter.com/RL6Jiw90oQ — POLITICO (@politico) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:37 p.m.
So far, Donald Trump is sticking to the teleprompter. #RNCinCLE pic.twitter.com/n7Ef5Drqff — Natalie DiBlasio (@ndiblasio) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:35 p.m.
FACT CHECK: Donald Trump’s Republican Convention Speech, Annotated @nprpolitics @npr https://t.co/of7Y4pN53D — Carrie Johnson (@johnson_carrie) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:29 p.m.
Donald Trump pledges to make America safer, echoing Richard Nixon’s 1968 accepting the Republican nomination. “The wave of crime is not going to be the wave of the future in the United States of America. “We shall re-establish freedom from fear in America so that America can take the lead …

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:24 p.m.
These are *everywhere* in the convention hall. Spot the mistake… pic.twitter.com/xJFit1cOvN — Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:18 p.m.
Searches for @IvankaTrump have overtaken searches for @realDonaldTrump https://t.co/glMUYyjZML pic.twitter.com/Fiy8A4DLGd — GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:13 p.m.
More @IvankaTrump on @realDonaldTrump. More on Ivanka here: https://t.co/CiTOaUwl6a pic.twitter.com/8Vb6XoTGF2 — NPR (@NPR) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:08 p.m.
Daddy’s girl: Ivanka and Donald Trump through the years https://t.co/CVVDxDuYHy | AP Photo pic.twitter.com/UwOoNdU1VY — POLITICO (@politico) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:07 p.m.
Ivanka Trump: “Donald Trump has been the people’s champion and tonight, he is the people’s nominee” #RNCinCLE https://t.co/IUiEyODkP8 — CNN International (@cnni) July 22, 2016

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:05 p.m.
A defiant Ted Cruz said on Thursday he refused to be Donald Trump’s “servile puppy dog,” further exposing Republican rifts just as Trump seeks to unite the party and rally Americans behind his unconventional White House bid, Reuters reports.

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 10:01 p.m.
According to NPR, the Trump campaign said the Republican’s acceptance speech tonight will be based on Richard Nixon’s 1968 acceptance speech. Here’s a look at the differences between American then and now and what that means for his message tonight. To read Nixon’s full acceptance speech from 1968, visit the …

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 9:56 p.m.
Four years ago, Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination for president. Here is an excerpt from his 2012 acceptance speech: “Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for President of the United States of America. “I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you have placed in me. …

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 9:39 p.m.
A historic moment in RNC history from venture capitalist Peter Thiel pic.twitter.com/Agf2Tx8QFE — NPR (@NPR) July 22, 2016

A convention bump for Trump

Bangor Daily News on July 21, 2016, at 9:31 p.m.
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds Donald Trump is experiencing a convention bump in support, closing the gap with Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton, according to The Hill. Clinton currently leads Trump 40 percent to 36 percent. This is a narrower gap than a week ago, when Clinton led Trump 46.5 percent to …