• Turkish coup quashed, 194 killed in clashes
Turkish coup quashed, 194 killed in clashes

More than 150 people were killed and more than 1,000 wounded after the military took over state TV and declared martial law . Brigadier General Bekir Ercan Van was detained along with over a dozen lower ranking officers on Saturday at the air force base of Incirlik in Turkey's southern Adana Province, newspapers including the Hurriyet daily sa...

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  • Tour de France peloton enters Jura mountains in Stage 15
Tour de France peloton enters Jura mountains in Stage 15

Froome, the Team Sky rider, cruised safely home in a much-reduced peloton just over three minutes afterwards to keep hold of the yellow jersey. Astana's Fabio Aru was the first, followed by Quintana's team-mate Alejandro Valverde, and then AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet.

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  • Water cooler: Debating the Emmy nominations
Water cooler: Debating the Emmy nominations

The hugely successful murder 'n mammaries saga picked up a massive 23 nominations , including the most prestigious category - outstanding drama series . But the final season of "The Good Wife" was not recognized, and star Julianna Margulies also was snubbed . They had a total of 23 nominations , one of which included the best drama.

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  • 'Outlander' Season 3 Air Date & Spoilers: So Jamie & Claire Reunite, Then What?
'Outlander' Season 3 Air Date & Spoilers: So Jamie & Claire Reunite, Then What?

Dougal had to face some challenging times in " Outlander " Season 2. We called up Outlander executive producer Maril Davis to get the exclusive details on all the challenges and character introductions headed our way in the 90-minute finale episode, " Dragonfly in Amber ".

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  • Beijing warns it will defend sea despite ruling
Beijing warns it will defend sea despite ruling

This landmark ruling is a triumph for rule of law and validates claims by the Philippines. The worldwide tribunal also found China in violation of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), specifically with respect to the Philippines' sovereign rights in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), by interfering with fishing and p...

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  • Pirates active Gerrit Cole for Saturday start at Nationals
Pirates active Gerrit Cole for Saturday start at Nationals

Jeurys Familia, the last of five NY pitchers, worked a ideal ninth to earn his 32nd save. A bonkers seventh inning provided plenty of run support for the All-Star right-hander. Ian Kinsler and Tyler Collins, who was recalled from Triple-A Toledo earlier in the day, had solo home runs for the Tigers. In two rehab outings with Class AAA Indianapo...

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  • United Kingdom opposition leader wins fight to defend position
United Kingdom opposition leader wins fight to defend position

By positioning themselves in that way, they think they could potentially be acceptable to both wings of the party. The page owner, Lauren Ashby writes: 'The figure of £25 is a discriminatory price that will clearly exclude a great many from being able to take part in this vote .

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  • Security evident as Cleveland gets ready for Republican National Convention
Security evident as Cleveland gets ready for Republican National Convention

He touted his business background. It's not with unanimous support. Trump has never held political office and is known for saying outrageous and controversial things about immigration, minorities, women and his own political party. Though initially a supporter of Ted Cruz, Carlstrom said she plans to back Trump because she believes he has the bes...

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  • Clinton trouncing Trump in four swing states, new polls show
Clinton trouncing Trump in four swing states, new polls show

And yet, despite all of that, Trump not only remains within shouting distance of Hillary Clinton in most swing state and national polls but also appears to be gaining ground of late. "Most of my friends don't agree, but I think he is the best choice", he said . Trump says he'll now hold a news conference on Saturday morning.

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  • Here's how to download hugely popular smartphone game
Here's how to download hugely popular smartphone game

The head of the developer behind Nintendo Co Ltd's Pokemon GO said he wanted to launch the smash-hit mobile game in roughly 200 countries and regions "relatively soon" and was working on bolstering server capacity to enable the wider rollout.

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  • N.Korea Threatens 'Merciless' Attack Over THAAD Deployment
N.Korea Threatens 'Merciless' Attack Over THAAD Deployment

An official with South Korea's Defense Ministry told CNN the USA and South Korea "will be deploying THAAD for combat as soon as possible, by the end of next year at the latest". A statement from the group said the Thaad deployment threatens the livelihood of the country's 45,000 residents, 60 per cent of whom are engaged in watermelon agricul...

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  • Kevin Garnett retiring, to follow Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant?
Kevin Garnett retiring, to follow Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant?

Garnett averaged 3.2 points and 3.9 rebounds in 14.6 minutes per contest, but his value to the Timberwolves goes much further than his impact on the court. Things never quite worked out in Brooklyn and the Nets eventually traded Kevin back to the Timberwolves in 2015. Garnett averaged just 3.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 0.3 blocks per ...

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  • Pokémon Go Planning To Catch Users In At Least 200 Countries !
Pokémon Go Planning To Catch Users In At Least 200 Countries !

Well, I don't think anyone would welcome a knock on their door by a stranger just to look for Pokemon! The company received $20 million in Series A funding from Alphabet , Nintendo and Pokemon in October 2015, and $5 million more from the same and other investors in February 2016.

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  • British Open: Stenson Leads Lefty Heading To Final Open Round
British Open: Stenson Leads Lefty Heading To Final Open Round

Marika Washchyshyn, multimedia producer, GOLF.com: I am such a Phil-liever. He just couldn't shake Stenson, who timed his birdies perfectly. He added two more during lulls in the increasingly bad weather. Winds were fairly light on Thursday, which is not typical for the British Open. Instead, he made the cut on the number. "I know what I would li...

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  • SOUTH CHINA SEA: No discussions on hotline after Hague's ruling
SOUTH CHINA SEA: No discussions on hotline after Hague's ruling

The bureau suggested Beijing could step up efforts to build more military infrastructure in the South China Sea, send more patrol ships to disputed waters, hold military exercises there and even declare an air defense identification zone over the region.

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  • North Korea detains man identified as defector
North Korea detains man identified as defector

The protesters also blocked the entrance to the government compound where Hwang was trapped with a tractor as security guards struggled to keep the crowd at bay. "The government will do its best so the residents can live their daily lives without any concern", said Hwang, accompanied by senior government officials including defence minister Han Min...

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  • Nintendo announces NES Classic Mini
Nintendo announces NES Classic Mini

The console comes with a control modeled and played like the iconic controller. First of all, you can not connect the console to the Internet: the gaming experience will be limited to 30 games included in the internal memory and there will be no possibility of expansion.

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  • Bank of England to make it easier for banks to lend money
Bank of England to make it easier for banks to lend money

In another sign that risk sentiment had soured, the US 10-year Treasury yield, a benchmark for borrowing costs across the globe, fell to a record low as investors sought safe-haven assets. The BoE said foreign flows of capital into commercial real estate dropped 50 percent in the first three months of 2016 and transactions fell further in the secon...

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  • Game review: Pokemon Go
Game review: Pokemon Go

Players also search for " Gyms " where Pokemon are trained and battles take place. Now all you need to do is throw a PokeBall using your finger on the screen and hit the Pokemon on the head, trapping the poor virtual thingy inside it.

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  • First female-to-male Zika transmission reported
First female-to-male Zika transmission reported

Originally thought to be largely contained to areas with tropical climates and visitors to those climates, the latest case suggests that transmission rates may continue to climb in regions not native to the Aedes aegypti mosquito, a carrier of Zika , dengue and chikungunya.According to reports, transmission of the virus occurred when a wom...

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