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Clinton selects Tim Kaine as presidential running mate

Hillary Clinton has selected Tim Kaine as her running mate in the upcoming US presidential election.

Making the announcement via Twitter, Mrs Clinton said the junior Senator from Virginia, had "devoted his life to fighting for others".

Commentators had predicted his selection based on his Spanish-speaking skills, which could help cement her popularity among the Hispanic population; as well as his position in Virginia, seen as a key state for victorious presidential candidates in the past.

He also took to Twitter to announce his delight, revealing he would be hitting the ground running by starting on the campaign trail in Miami on Saturday.


Mixed feelings on Trump among Ohio voters

Wood County in Ohio, with a population of 130,000, has voted for the winner in 23 of the last 29 presidential elections.

ITV News spoke to people in the city of Perrysburg to get a picture of who might so far have the lead in the presidential race.

Many said that they didn't vote for either Republican nominee Donald Trump or his Democract opponent Hillary Clinton in the recent Primary contest.

Many see Ohio as a must win as no Republican has ever won the White House without it.

The feeling on the streets here is that they aren't keen on either candidate- so it is all to play for.

Hollande tells May she can't pick and choose EU rules

Video report by ITV News Europe Editor James Mates.

Francois Hollande today warned Theresa May that she cannot pick and choose among EU rules as the two met to begin talking over a Brexit.

The French president has been among the toughest of negotiators over Britain's planned EU exit.

Today his language was more conciliatory - but he stressed that the UK can't enjoy unfettered access to the single market unless it also allows free movement of EU nationals.

In turn, Ms May insisted that the UK will not be rushed into starting formal talks leading to a Brexit as she said it would take time to reach the right agreement.

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