• McIlroy says golf needs stronger doping tests
McIlroy says golf needs stronger doping tests

Appearing before the media at the British Open on Tuesday, a day after he chose to pull out of Rio, Spieth spoke earnestly about his struggles to make a decision and the disappointment he will feel when he watches the Olympics when they begin on August 5.

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  • Canadian man reportedly held in Thailand over bank robbery in Singapore
Canadian man reportedly held in Thailand over bank robbery in Singapore

Local media outlets say David James Roach was taken into custody at a hostel in Bangkok , after travelling to the Thai capital from Singapore. Chakthip said police had contacted Singaporean and Canadian authorities and would extradite the suspect soon.

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  • Fox News unlikely to re-hire Gingrich, even without VP nod
Fox News unlikely to re-hire Gingrich, even without VP nod

One leading contender who would seem to fit the bill is Gingrich, who ended his formal relationship with Fox News yesterday, prompting a new round of chatter about his plans. "That's why I think Newt is uniquely qualified to serve both of those roles and he could do them very effectively". But Santorum has won far more votes from social conserv...

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  • Ex-Trump Aide Sues to Halt Campaign's Arbitration Demand
Ex-Trump Aide Sues to Halt Campaign's Arbitration Demand

The Associated Press , citing a court filing it obtained, reported that Trump is seeking $10 million from Nunberg. Before it's here, it's on the Bloomberg Terminal. He accused Trump of trying to "bully" him after Nunberg chose to support Sen. In the past few months, Nunberg has often been quoted in stories about Trump and the presidential campa...

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  • Israel has conducted drone raids in Egypt's Sinai: Israeli official
Israel has conducted drone raids in Egypt's Sinai: Israeli official

Aside from discussing and further enhancing the security cooperation-which Israel's deputy chief of staff told Bloomberg is at a "level...we've never experienced before"-what's in it for the two sides?" ISIS in Sinai has mounted dozens of attacks on Egyptian security personnel there, and threatens Israel as well.

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  • US sends Marines to South Sudan to protect Americans
US sends Marines to South Sudan to protect Americans

South Sudan, scarred by two years of civil war, has witnessed four days of fierce battles this week fought with heavy weapons, including helicopter gunships, tanks, and artillery between former rebels and government forces. United Nations officials are leaning on African governments to beef up the mission known as UNMISS ahead of an African Union ...

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  • David Cameron out, Theresa May in on dramatic day in British politics
David Cameron out, Theresa May in on dramatic day in British politics

Mr Cameron announced he was stepping down last month after he unsuccessfully campaigned in the referendum for the United Kingdom to remain in the European Union. Mrs May arrived at the palace by ministerial vehicle with husband Philip, having set off from the House of Commons only after receiving the signal that predecessor David Cameron's resignat...

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  • Clinton May Have The Popular Vote, But Trump's Leading In Swing States
Clinton May Have The Popular Vote, But Trump's Leading In Swing States

In Pennsylvania, Clinton's campaign appears to be entering a new phase, with several events scheduled this week across the state. Trump leads among registered Republicans 82 percent, and Clinton takes registered Democrats 82 percent. All of those head-to-head results are within the margin of error , meaning they may really be too close to call. ...

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  • Petition circulates to get Pokemon Go out of the Holocaust Museum
Petition circulates to get Pokemon Go out of the Holocaust Museum

Pokemon Go is an augmented-reality game for iOS and Android that tasks people with exploring real-life locations to find and catch imaginary monsters. We encourage visitors to use their phones to share and engage with Museum content while here. The vehicle service Lyft said that it's seeing a rise in traveler dropoffs to restaurants known as Po...

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  • Theresa May Officially Becomes New British PM
Theresa May Officially Becomes New British PM

But she has said the process should not be launched before the end of year, to give time for Britain to draw up its negotiating strategy. Cameron, who announced his resignation after losing the campaign to keep Britain in the European Union, was to stay on the job till September till the Conservative Party chose a new candidate for the office.

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  • Pokemon Go Australia log in complaints grow
Pokemon Go Australia log in complaints grow

Despite the limited rollout so far, users in other countries have sought to get in on the action either by downloading the game file in some way or masking their account so that it appears as if they have either an Australian or USA account for example.

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  • Korea welcomes US sanctions on N. Korean human rights violators
Korea welcomes US sanctions on N. Korean human rights violators

OFAC says any property or other assets held within US jurisdiction by those named on the list are frozen. Adam J. Szubin, acting under secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, said in a statement that the actions taken by the U.S.

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  • IEA releases Oil Market Report for July
IEA releases Oil Market Report for July

Venezuela's crude production sank to a 13-year low of 2.18 million barrels a day last month as an economic crisis triggered by the oil-price rout weighed on the country's petroleum industry. The 14-member cartel, which provides about one-third of the world's crude, has squeezed competitors in recent months by keeping the taps open, saying June prod...

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  • Clinton gets nod from rival Sanders in White House race
Clinton gets nod from rival Sanders in White House race

The email reportedly listed Clinton's previous support of global trade deals and her connections with the financial and political establishment as reasons why Sanders' supporters should side with Trump instead. Just two weeks shy of the Democratic National Convention . " In these stressful times for our country, this election must be about bring...

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  • Indian shares end almost flat amid market volatility
Indian shares end almost flat amid market volatility

Benchmark indexes Sensex and the Nifty rose about 0.6 percent each to hit fresh 11-month highs on Tuesday, with sentiment aided by hopes for more central bank stimulus and the removal of political uncertainty in the U.K. U.S. stocks too rose yesterday, with the S&P 500 Composite index hitting all-time intra-day and closing highs as investors lapped...

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  • Indonesia details defence plan after South China Sea ruling
Indonesia details defence plan after South China Sea ruling

China has refused to abide by the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) tribunal in The Hague. The court said Beijing's claim of virtual sovereignty over almost all the South China Sea under a so-called "nine-dash line" runs contrary to UNCLOS, which sets a country's maritime boundaries 22 kilometers from its coast, and control ove...

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  • German MPs say troops must return if Turkey refuses Incirlik visit
German MPs say troops must return if Turkey refuses Incirlik visit

On July 12 Bundestag President Norbert Lammert announced that the German soldiers will be withdrawn from Turkey's Incirlik air base if the Turkish side will not abolish the ban on the German MPs' visit. Since the June 2 adoption by the Bundestag of the Armenian Genocide resolution, Turkey recalled its ambassador to Germany and has since den...

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  • Larry the cat staying put in Downing Street
Larry the cat staying put in Downing Street

Acknowledging the struggles faced by many in the UK, Mrs May said: "The government I lead will be driven not be the interests of the privileged few, but by yours". Since then, the queen has given her royal seal of approval to a dozen prime ministers atop 16 governments. She is now Home Secretary. May will seek to calm the country, and the finan...

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  • Cameron chairs 'emotional' cabinet meet last time as UK PM
Cameron chairs 'emotional' cabinet meet last time as UK PM

Soon afterward the palace released a photo of May curtseying to the monarch at the palace. But she kept a low profile, emerging relatively unscathed after the vote and presenting herself as the leader who could unify a nation deeply split by the referendum.

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  • Reps seek police investigations on Abuja preacher's murder
Reps seek police investigations on Abuja preacher's murder

Her head was resting on her Bible she was using when she preached before 6 a.m. that morning, Christian Today details. The RCCG preacher was found dead in a pool of her own blood with a copy of the Bible, a megaphone and a mobile phone.

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