• Defence Secretary says May would 'keep Britain safe' as PM
Defence Secretary says May would 'keep Britain safe' as PM

THERE is an all female race to be the next Prime Minister after the final two candidates to become the Conservative Party leader were picked. After the second MPs' ballot, Theresa May finished with 199 votes, Andrea Leadsom, 84, and Michael Gove, 46.

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  • USA experts weigh in on after-effects of Tribunal ruling vs China
USA experts weigh in on after-effects of Tribunal ruling vs China

China had earlier declared an area in the East China Sea as its air defence zone following disputes with Japan. The Chinese government published a white paper on the same day in which it once again stressed that the sovereignty claims of the Philippines are groundless.

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  • Ind. Gov. Pence, Trump get together, discuss America's future
Ind. Gov. Pence, Trump get together, discuss America's future

Donald Trump stoked intense speculation about his narrowing search for a running mate Wednesday as he met privately with the apparent finalists here in Indianapolis, the culmination of a months-long, frequently televised talent contest now approaching its season finale.

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  • Obama To Meet Police Chiefs After Shootings
Obama To Meet Police Chiefs After Shootings

I believe our righteous anger can be transformeibd into more justice and more peace. The Dallas officers were fatally gunned down Thursday by a sniper, an armed-to-the-teeth Army veteran who targeted the officers, perhaps as retribution for police violence largely unrelated to North Texas.

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  • Holocaust Museum to Pokémon Go players: 'please go away'
Holocaust Museum to Pokémon Go players: 'please go away'

Authorities at the museum said they introduced the ban because playing the game on the premises was "disrespectful on many levels". The museum's communications director, Andy Hollinger, said in a statement that they are "attempting to have the museum removed from the game".

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  • Mice watch out: Larry the cat to stay at 10 Downing Street
Mice watch out: Larry the cat to stay at 10 Downing Street

Mrs May, who backed a vote to remain in the European Union, is expected to announce her ministerial team shortly after taking charge. Prime ministers may come and go, but Larry the cat is staying put. 10 Downing St., on Wednesday as Britain's new prime minister, following a bittersweet exit by David Cameron that was tinged with humor and regret. ...

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  • Injured In Explosion In Train In Taiwan Capital
Injured In Explosion In Train In Taiwan Capital

The cause of the explosion still is not known. Wang said it was a "roughly made" improvised explosive. The country's police have been instructed to assist with strengthening security at train stations. Two windows were also shattered, while some passengers sustained flesh injuries. As of press time last night, 10 had been discharged. He p...

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  • Hillary Clinton Makes Campaign Stop in Springfield
Hillary Clinton Makes Campaign Stop in Springfield

Priebus did not address the rebellion directly, but he said that that if the party remained divided, it would open the door to a victory by Democrat Hillary Clinton. All three have auditioned for the job by opening for Trump at campaign rallies over the past week. He says, "We can not have a man with Trump's temperament with the nuclear code an...

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  • Pence says nothing offered, nothing accepted from Trump
Pence says nothing offered, nothing accepted from Trump

The New York businessman is to be formally nominated at the Republican National Convention next week in Cleveland. The plane malfunction set off a domino effect with others: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich flew to Indianapolis to meet with Trump on a private jet provided by Fox News host Sean Hannity, two sources with knowledge of the situat...

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  • VK Singh leads operation 'Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan
VK Singh leads operation 'Sankat Mochan' to evacuate Indians from South Sudan

Former rivals Kiir and First Vice-President Riek Machar , whose forces were battling each other, declared a ceasefire Monday, raising hopes that the peace accord signed last August will prevail. "We remain very anxious about the potential for the resumption of violence and spillover into other parts of the country, as we have seen in the past", La...

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  • 17 killed in Iraq bombings
17 killed in Iraq bombings

On Monday in Iraq, Carter announced that the US would be sending 560 additional troops there in the coming days and weeks. They will primarily be tasked with transforming an air base retaken this month from IS into a staging hub for the long-awaited battle to recapture Mosul - Iraq's second-largest city - from Islamic State militants.

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  • Clinton urges nation to fix divisions
Clinton urges nation to fix divisions

While one poll released on Wednesday found Trump ahead in key swing states, three polls in the same swing states as well as national polls showed different results. "He has wiped out Hillary Clinton's lead in Florida ; is on the upside of too-close to call races in Florida and Pennsylvania and is locked in a dead heat in OH", sai...

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  • Israel border police kill Palestinian in West Bank: army
Israel border police kill Palestinian in West Bank: army

The Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday urged the Republican Party to reconsider dropping support for a two-state solution for the Israeli Palestinian conflict from the party platform , but praised the GOP for rejecting boycotts against Israel.

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  • Super Typhoon kills 3 in Taiwan
Super Typhoon kills 3 in Taiwan

More than 100 global flights at the Taiwan Taoyuan worldwide Airport were either canceled or postponed, according to the Taipei Times. The storm hit land in Fujian province just before 2 p.m., lashing Shishi city with winds of around 100 kph (62 mph), state news agency Xinhua said.

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  • Hurriyat Leader Geelani Arrested in Kashmir, Toll Climbs to 35
Hurriyat Leader Geelani Arrested in Kashmir, Toll Climbs to 35

Authorities have strengthened the presence of security forces on ground in vulnerable areas of the city and elsewhere in the Valley to contain the protests, the official said. Protesters in nearly all the major towns of Kashmir threw stones at security forces, and police guard rooms and outposts were attacked at Gadbugh, Batnag in Tral and Pulwam...

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  • President to speak at Dallas memorial
President to speak at Dallas memorial

The protests erupted over police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. The five officers were killed during a gunman's shooting rampage on Thursday during what began as a peaceful rally calling attention to recent deaths of black men at the hands of police.

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  • North Korea: US sanctions 'declaration of war'
North Korea: US sanctions 'declaration of war'

Officials told reporters that while the move would be partly "symbolic", they expect the sanctions to have a "worldwide ripple effect", making it more hard for those named to do business with global financial institutions. North Korea has proclaimed that the new US sanctions targeting its leader Kim Jong-un amounted to a "declaration of a war" and ...

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  • USA sanctions Kim Jong Un for first time for human rights abuses
USA sanctions Kim Jong Un for first time for human rights abuses

North Korea's leader is the subject of state-mandated adulation inside the country and considered infallible. A United Nations spokesman said: "The Secretary-General believes that discussion of human rights concerns allows for a more comprehensive assessment and action when addressing security and stability concerns on the Korean Peninsula ".

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  • Newt Gingrich Might Be Trump's VP Pick, So Fox News Says Bye
Newt Gingrich Might Be Trump's VP Pick, So Fox News Says Bye

He said Pence's relationships within the Republican establishment would allow Trump to unite the party, while Gingrich offers television skills and appeal to the base. Not only does the move fuel speculation of a Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich ticket being an actual reality, it opens up a host of questions about how that ticket would do against Hi...

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  • IBM and AT&T are cozying up to IoT developers
IBM and AT&T are cozying up to IoT developers

Access to AT&T Flow Designer which helps developers launch IoT apps in minutes. As demand for IoT solutions grows, so does the demand for skilled IoT developers. When coupled with weather data from The Weather Company, businesses could predict delays in the supply chain or reroute deliveries due to bad weather.

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