• UK Opposition Leader Corbyn Under Pressure to Resign
UK Opposition Leader Corbyn Under Pressure to Resign

But he insisted if there is a challenge Mr Corbyn will need the support of 51 MPs and MEPs to get on the ballot paper. Ms Eagle, who was expected to launch a leadership challenge last week, warned that the threat of a contest had not gone away.

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  • Theresa May appointed as new British prime minister
Theresa May appointed as new British prime minister

The monarch will then call on May, now the interior minister, to form a government and the newly-anointed prime minister will make a statement outside her new Downing Street residence. In his final appearance in Parliament as British Prime Minister, David Cameron opened with the quip that "apart from one meeting in the afternoon with the Queen, my ...

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  • Rupee Firms Up 14 Paise Against Dollar To 67.54
Rupee Firms Up 14 Paise Against Dollar To 67.54

Besides, sustained selling of the American currency by banks and exporters too supported the domestic currency. This is the third straight session of gains for the rupee. In forward market, premium for dollars steady to better trend due to mild paying pressure from corporates. The benchmark six-month premium for November declined to 170.5-172.5...

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  • Pakistan floods kill 28, including worshippers at mosque
Pakistan floods kill 28, including worshippers at mosque

Search, rescue and relief operations are under way, but bad weather and washed out roads are hampering efforts. Thirteen people are still missing in Chitral , said the district's deputy commissioner Usama Waraich, adding that authorities were evacuating some residents with more rain forecast Monday.

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  • Istanbul attack is the new normal: Darcy cartoon
Istanbul attack is the new normal: Darcy cartoon

In separate police operations, nine suspects believed to be linked to the IS group were also detained in the coastal city of Izmir. At least three people with guns and suicide vests targeted the arrivals and departures areas, where they sprayed travellers with bullets and then detonated their explosives in a rampage that lasted just a few minutes...

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  • David Cameron: 'Greatest honour of my life' to serve as PM
David Cameron: 'Greatest honour of my life' to serve as PM

In her speech in Birmingham on Monday, May set out her vision for the economy, calling for "a country that works for everyone, not just the privileged few". Speaking directly to people who were "just managing", she said: "The government I lead will be driven, not by the interests of the privileged few, but by yours.

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  • 'Pokemon Go': Craze sweeps the nation and is poised to surpass Twitter
'Pokemon Go': Craze sweeps the nation and is poised to surpass Twitter

This is high on our list of things that are not cool right now", police cautioned. The teenagers apologized saying, "Sorry, we were trying to catch Pokemon", as if that was a defendable reason for smashing into her mailbox. Louis area. "It's also a good idea to look up, away from your phone and both ways before crossing the street". One girl was ...

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  • Trump, Clinton both deeply unpopular in Wisconsin
Trump, Clinton both deeply unpopular in Wisconsin

Negative favorability ratings are a commonality for both Trump and Clinton in all three swing states, with neither candidate having a positive favorability rating. John Kasich, which could boost that number. Statistically, the 3-point difference between Clinton and Trump means the race is a dead heat. Clinton, a former US senator and first lady...

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  • At least 250 killed in Baghdad blast
At least 250 killed in Baghdad blast

Jul 6, 2016- The death toll from Sunday's suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad , has risen to 250, the Iraqi government says, making it the deadliest such attack since the 2003 US-led invasion. Ghabban called on the government to hand over responsibility for the security of the country's cities to the interior ministry and described t...

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  • Mission Mosul: US troops head towards Iraq
Mission Mosul: US troops head towards Iraq

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made the announcement on Monday during a visit to Baghdad , where he met U.S. commanders, as well as Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Defence Minister Khaled al-Obeidi. It prompted a public outcry in Baghdad , with residents blaming the government for not protecting the capital. Numerous newly deploye...

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  • Five Updates On The Dallas Shooting From Police Chief David Brown
Five Updates On The Dallas Shooting From Police Chief David Brown

Chief Brown defended the decision to use a robot to kill him, saying that "about a pound of C4" explosive was attached to it. "I don't know what to say to anybody to make anything better". " He was secreted behind a brick corner and the only way to get a sniper shot to end his trying to kills us would be to expose officers to grave danger ", Mr...

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  • Trump leads Clinton in Florida; too close to call in Ohio, Pennsylvania
Trump leads Clinton in Florida; too close to call in Ohio, Pennsylvania

Trump leads among white voters with a college degree in Florida 51 percent to Clinton's 34 percent, while trailing behind Clinton among nonwhite voters by 35 percentage points. Trump would be better creating jobs, OH voters say 54 - 39 percent. He preserves his principles by slyly reminding voters that it's virtually inconceivable liberals would...

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  • Barack Obama pays tribute to Dallas officers shot in racial attack
Barack Obama pays tribute to Dallas officers shot in racial attack

Obama noted that the attack in Dallas came during a protest against racial bias in policing that followed the fatal police shootings of black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana , and outside St. The network focus on both President Obama and former President George W. Bush . Meanwhile, Obama has criticized by others for going to Dallas bef...

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  • Iran criticizes Saudi prince for joining opposition rally
Iran criticizes Saudi prince for joining opposition rally

Last month, the State Department released a report labeling the Islamic Republic of Iran as the world's "leading state-sponsor of terrorism". Its president-elect is Maryam Rajavi . The presence of Faisal "shows the longstanding link " between Saudi Arabia and the MEK , said Ramazan Sharif, the head of public relations for the Islamic Revolutio...

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  • Beijing must follow global court's decision on South China Sea
Beijing must follow global court's decision on South China Sea

President Xi Jingping responded by saying that China would "refuse to accept" the decision. In a case brought by the Philippines against China over disputes in the South China Sea, Manila argued that land formations claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea are not islands and therefore not entitled to 200 nautical mile (370.4km) exclusive econom...

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  • David Cameron: Farewell my feline friend
David Cameron: Farewell my feline friend

Mr Cameron said: "I do believe Northern Ireland is stronger than it was six years ago". "That, in the end, the public service, the national interest, that is what it's all about". "I'll never forget the day actually at Number 10 when one of the people who works very close to the front door said to me 'I'm not that interested in politics Mr Cam...

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  • Theresa May becomes UK's second woman PM
Theresa May becomes UK's second woman PM

In a comment that she made to newspaper Daily Express, she said that the message that came from the referendum was that the people of the United Kingdom wanted control of our borders, she went on to pledge that this was what she was determined to do.

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  • 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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