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Donald Trump "humbly and gratefully" accepts the Republican nomination for president


CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Latest on the Republican National Convention.

Donald Trump says nearly 180,000 people who are in the United States illegally are a threat to the nation's safety.

He tells delegates at the Republican National Convention that, if he's elected president, he'll lead a country of "law and order."

The promise is the first point the Republican presidential nominee made in his convention address.

Trump says "attacks on our police, and the terrorism in our cities, threaten our very way of life." He says "crime and violence" will end if he's elected president.


Donald Trump wasn't alone when he came onstage to accept the Republican nomination for president at the Republican National Convention.

Two Secret Service agents stood nearby, off to left and right of the stage, right behind him and out of camera view.
Ivanka Trump is vouching for dad with women and minorities -- two groups Donald Trump has struggled to win over.

Trump's oldest daughter says her dad is "color blind and gender neutral." She says "he hires the best person for the job, period."

The younger Trump noted she's worked with her father for more than a decade and seen him hire people from "all walks of life."

Donald Trump has faced criticism for his hiring practices and treatment of women in his businesses. But his daughter says his construction sites are "true meritocracies."

Ivanka Trump is promising that Donald Trump will fight for equal pay for women and affordable child care.

The Republican presidential nominee's eldest daughter outlined priorities often associated with Democrats during her prime-time address Thursday night at the Republican National Convention.

She says motherhood is creating a pay discrepancy for women, but says her father "will fight for equal pay for equal work."

Ivanka Trump says her father will "focus on making affordable childcare affordable and accessible for all" if elected.

Trump hasn't addressed child care costs or the gender pay gap so far in his 2016 presidential bid.


Donald Trump has accepted the Republican nomination for president.

The New York billionaire formally became the GOP standard bearer Thursday night on the convention stage in Cleveland.

He will represent the Republican Party on the ballot in November.

Here's what he said from the stage: "I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States."

Ivanka Trump is calling her father "the people's nominee."

Donald Trump's oldest daughter tells the Republican National Convention that her father is a fighter.

She says she doesn't consider herself a Republican or a Democrat. Sometimes, she says, she has a tough choice picking a presidential candidate.

But not this time.

Here's how she puts it: "For more than a year, Donald Trump has been the people's champion. And tonight, he is the people's nominee."

Donald Trump's acceptance speech is coming up soon.

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