• May becomes British PM, promising 'bold new role' outside EU
May becomes British PM, promising 'bold new role' outside EU

Cameron announced his resignation after voters rejected his appeal to stay in the 28-nation bloc, and May, the former home secretary, became Conservative Party leader Monday after an abbreviated contest in which her only remaining rival dropped out.

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  • Civilian war dead must be counted properly in future - Chilcot
Civilian war dead must be counted properly in future - Chilcot

The report also found that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein posed "no imminent threat" , that Mr Blair had relied on "flawed" intelligence and that diplomatic options had not been exhausted by the time the invasion began. Lucas went on to say that we shouldn't have needed this report in the first place and that MPs should've voted against war. He...

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  • Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Maharashtra
Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Maharashtra

Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival of thanksgiving, is celebrated after the culmination of holy month of Ramadan. However the Eid was celebrated in Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala on Wednesday with the Gulf region after the moon sighting. The Eid al-fitre, known as the fast breaking festival begin after the morning prayer, and followed by a day of feasting wit...

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  • German Troops Must Return if Turkey Refuses Airbase Visits, Lawmakers Say
German Troops Must Return if Turkey Refuses Airbase Visits, Lawmakers Say

Turkey accepts that many Christian Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire were killed in clashes with Ottoman forces during World War One but it denies that up to 1.5 million were killed and that the killings constitute a genocide. Fight against terrorism and measures aimed at minimizing security threats stemming from the Syrian conflict dominated...

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  • Anderson was fit to play at Lord's, insists Broad
Anderson was fit to play at Lord's, insists Broad

Interestingly, Amir himself is now in favour of life bans, telling AFP in an interview in Karachi last month: "If fixing is still happening then it's really alarming". "You have the bases covered", he said. Once the first test is out of the way, the media will move on. "Everyone has their opinion but now he is back everyone is supporting him and ...

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  • 5 differences between Cleveland's Republican National Conventions: 1936 vs. 2016
5 differences between Cleveland's Republican National Conventions: 1936 vs. 2016

Numerous delegates to both conventions will arrive a few days early to plunge into the process. They say they have organizers inside at least 35 state delegations who will help coordinate their drive to let the convention's 2,472 delegates vote for whichever candidate they want.

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  • In Springfield, Hillary Clinton urges country to fix divisions
In Springfield, Hillary Clinton urges country to fix divisions

The sample for the poll was 29% Democrat, but Florida voters were 35% Democrat in the 2012 election and the campaign believes there will be a big Democratic turnout there this year. He bests her on the economy (47-43 percent), illegal immigration (47-43 percent), government spending (46-40 percent), and terrorism (45-43 percent).

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  • Kerry seeks Russian cooperation despite deep misgivings within US administration
Kerry seeks Russian cooperation despite deep misgivings within US administration

Two U.S. defense officials anticipated that Russian Federation would use enhanced U.S. coordination to divert the focus in Syria from ousting Assad toward weakening his opponents, including Jabhat al-Nusra, the Daily Beast reported. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Moscow on Thursday to again seek deeper Russian cooperation in the war ...

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  • Jordan approves food aid to stranded Syrians
Jordan approves food aid to stranded Syrians

Several jets flying at high altitudes struck at noon a makeshift camp where a few hundred, mostly women and children, are stranded in a no-man's-land on the Syrian side of the border, they said. Jordan sealed the border area, known as the berm because of an earthen mound marking the frontier, after a June 21 suicide attack claimed by the extremist ...

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  • Theresa May is Britain's new leader as Cameron steps aside
Theresa May is Britain's new leader as Cameron steps aside

Despite the suddenness of Cameron's exit - less than three weeks after the June 23 referendum on Britain's membership in the European Union - he appeared relaxed and confident as he absorbed both praise and carping from opposition lawmakers.

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  • South Sudan soldiers kill local journalist, employer says
South Sudan soldiers kill local journalist, employer says

Ms Pouilly noted that OHCHR is also deeply concerned at reports of civilians being prevented from seeking refuge in the premises of the UNMISS and, in some cases, being shot at while trying to do so, as well as reports that United Nations compounds and PoC sites have been directly caught in the fighting and apparently at times directly targeted.

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  • Obama Sending More Troops to Iraq to Fight ISIS
Obama Sending More Troops to Iraq to Fight ISIS

Even with the latest deployment announced by Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Monday, total United States troop strength in Iraq is unlikely to exceed 6,500, the report explained. Baghdad has seen a dramatic rise in such attacks over the past weeks, majority claimed by the Daesh. Abadi met in Baghdad on Wednesday, with the comm...

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  • China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concerns
China, EU agree to steel working group amid dumping concerns

European Union officials hope China's interest will be followed by other emerging market countries eager to invest in Europe. In response, Juncker said: "I don't want to talk about her before I have talked with her". China is by far the world's biggest steel producer and its annual output is nearly double that of the European Union, with rival ...

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  • China claims right to air defence zone
China claims right to air defence zone

In another development on Wednesday, two Chinese civilian aircraft landed at two new airports on reefs controlled by China in the South China Sea . He insisted that he was not sent by the government and was only briefly in Jakarta to meet with the public and media representatives for general discussions on the South China Sea.

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  • World of Warcraft is Adding a 'Silence Penalty'
World of Warcraft is Adding a 'Silence Penalty'

These sanctions will last for 24 hours for first-time offenders, but every time you re-offend it will double. The duration of the penalty is extended with each repeat offense, too. They will retain the ability to whisper to friends, to reply to all whispers and to chat in parties or raids with invited players. As you might have heard, the Legi...

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  • Donald Trump Leading Or Tied In Crucial Swing State Polls
Donald Trump Leading Or Tied In Crucial Swing State Polls

She chose to deliver her speech here at the Old State Capitol, the site of Abraham Lincoln's 1858 speech in which he declared "a house divided against itself can not stand". She cited Trump's proposed ban on Muslims coming into the country, what she characterized as his demeaning attitudes toward women, and his questioning of President Obama's ci...

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  • Trump Meets With Pence, Gingrich In Indiana
Trump Meets With Pence, Gingrich In Indiana

With vice-presidential speculation reaching fever pitch, Donald Trump and members of his family are in the final stages of selecting a running mate, holding in-person meetings with each finalist Tuesday and Wednesday. But hours later, Trump appeared at a high-profile rally with Pence, where the governor received an enthusiastic reception. The ass...

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  • 5-Year-Old Missing After Mom Killed
5-Year-Old Missing After Mom Killed

Police have revealed some new details in their investigation into the disappearance of a five-year-old Alberta girl. Police say the sighting was near where Baillie's vehicle was found. Marsman, 36, who also goes by the surname Paris, was the subject of a conditions ordered peace bond, or a criminal court order, that listed Baillie as the complain...

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  • China denounces South China Sea verdict, claims right to air-defence zone
China denounces South China Sea verdict, claims right to air-defence zone

A senior Chinese official says Beijing reserves the right to declare an Air Defense Identification Zone over the South China Sea, a move that would sharply escalate tensions in the disputed territory. The fallout of this could be severe in the region, especially considering that in recent months the USA has sailed a Nimitz-class aircraft carrie...

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  • Theresa May to become British prime minister today
Theresa May to become British prime minister today

A tough-talking interior minister for the past six years , May is something of an unknown quantity internationally, although she has received ringing endorsements from party colleagues and a normally sceptical British tabloid press. Earlier the Queen accepted Mr Cameron's resignation as prime minister. That key job went to veteran Conservative law...

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