• Justine Greening 'cheerful and upbeat' as she tells staff of education vision
Justine Greening 'cheerful and upbeat' as she tells staff of education vision

Nicky Morgan has been sacked as education secretary after two years in office and will be replaced by former secretary for worldwide development Justine Greening, it has been announced. Kevin Courtney, leader of the National Union of Teachers, said Ms Greening would have to tackle problems with teacher recruitment, excessive working hours and lack ...

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  • Bernardo Provenzano, il questore vieta funerali in Chiesa
Bernardo Provenzano, il questore vieta funerali in Chiesa

Si nascondeva nel casolare di un pastore che produceva formaggi. Lo comunica il Dipartimento dell'Amministrazione penitenziaria, ricordando che il boss di Cosa nostra , deceduto all'ospedale San Paolo di Milano , era stato ricoverato il 9 aprile 2014, proveniente dal centro clinico degli istituti penitenziari di Parma.

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  • Pokemon Go's digital popularity is also warping real life
Pokemon Go's digital popularity is also warping real life

However, the game offers something so rare in our modern society: a socially acceptable opportunity to start a conversation with young people . What can Nintendo, which published the game and owns The Pokemon Company, do to capitalise on the rapid and widespread popularity of Pokemon Go? The free-to-play game's constant Global Positioning Sys...

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  • Jalen Hurd, Alvin Kamara named to Doak Walker Watch List
Jalen Hurd, Alvin Kamara named to Doak Walker Watch List

Hurd rushed for 1,288 yards and 12 touchdowns and caught 22 passes for 190 yards and two touchdowns last season. The Hilloppers have now had a running back represented on the Doak Walker Award preseason watch list in five of the past six seasons.

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  • In video, man ignores police demands and is fatally shot
In video, man ignores police demands and is fatally shot

Noble didn't have a gun; he had what Dyer described as a piece of clear plastic, 4 inches by 4 inches, that contained moldable clay. As Noble walked towards the officers, he can be heard saying: he hated his life . Noble's death is a tragedy. Conservative news outlets and some of Noble's friends have argued that if Noble had been black inste...

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  • USA official can't hide amusement at Boris Johnson appointment
USA official can't hide amusement at Boris Johnson appointment

Germany's Handelsblatt called Johnson a "political jester", the daily Sueddeutsche labeled his appointment an example of "British humor", while the French L'Obs news magazine's headline was simply "King of the Blunder". Nor did Johnson particularly impress foreign leaders during his tenure at City Hall. Then they say we can't dip our bread in oli...

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  • Alert System, Human Error Lead Italy Train Collision Inquiry
Alert System, Human Error Lead Italy Train Collision Inquiry

Delayed rail improvements and the antiquated telephone alert system will be considered as part of the investigation into the violent head-on train crash in southern Italy that killed almost two dozen people, officials said Wednesday. One of the drivers was confirmed dead, with rescue workers recovering a hand and a leg from the mangled mess of his ...

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  • Trump leads Clinton by 7 points: Rasmussen poll
Trump leads Clinton by 7 points: Rasmussen poll

White evangelical Protestants represent one-fifth of all registered voters in the US, and about one-third of all voters who say they are or lean Republican. Clinton's team is trying to turn Trump's bombast, which makes his rallies into must-broadcast events, against him. He also has an advantage over Clinton among voters ages 40 and over.

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  • Bernie Sanders Makes His Last Stand With Democratic Platform
Bernie Sanders Makes His Last Stand With Democratic Platform

Sanders has been seeking policy concessions from Clinton on college tuition - which happened Wednesday, as Clinton rolled out a proposal to make tuition free at in-state public colleges and universities for those earning less than $125,000 per year for a family of four.

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  • Australia's ruling alliance close to victory
Australia's ruling alliance close to victory

Bleich, former U.S. Ambassador to Australia and Special el to President Obama, about details on Australia elections. If the Coalition gains four of the six seats in doubt it will be able to form government in its own right. The Australian Electoral Commission, which is completing the painstaking task of counting postal votes and those cast by p...

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  • Surveyors report sharpest fall on record of new homes coming on market
Surveyors report sharpest fall on record of new homes coming on market

This is the first significant housing survey judging the impact of Brexit. The RICS headline price balance fell to +16% in June from +19% a month earlier, although it was better than the +10% expected by economists. Prices in the capital have already begun to slide, according to RICS, partly due to factors other than the referendum. It also cit...

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  • Reinstated by SC as Arunachal CM, Tuki seems clueless about future
Reinstated by SC as Arunachal CM, Tuki seems clueless about future

The august House of Justice has delivered a major blow to the BJP government at the Centre and restored Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh after quashing the President's rule. A similar setback was endured by the government when the apex court had ordered a floor test to be conducted in Uttarakhand, followed by revocation of President's rule ...

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  • A royal opening for EAAA's new base
A royal opening for EAAA's new base

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh (back second right) with their grandson, the Duke of Cambridge (back third right), as they open the new base of East Anglian Air Ambulance at Cambridge Airport. "So he's settled into the team really well and he is just one of us - I know that sounds ridiculous - but he is just one of us". Pepe's mother...

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  • New North Carolina law makes police cam footage off limits to public
New North Carolina law makes police cam footage off limits to public

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, seen here taking a question during a conference May 4, signed the bill Monday. It also requires police to let the public view or copy a video if it depicts evidence pertaining to allegations of excessive force or civil rights violations.

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  • USA says S China Sea tribunal ruling presents choice for Asia
USA says S China Sea tribunal ruling presents choice for Asia

China insists that the tribunal, appointed by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, has no jurisdiction over the issue because it concerns sovereignty and security issues. As the United Nations tribunal on the South China Sea dispute is set to deliver its verdict next week, China which boycotted its proceedings flexed muscles with milita...

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  • Indiana governor rumoured for Trump VP
Indiana governor rumoured for Trump VP

The New Jersey governor spent the day in back-to-back meetings in Washington as he leads Trump's transition team. Alabama senator Jeff Sessions , who has been advising Mr Trump, was spotted arriving at the same hotel not long after Mr Gingrich left.

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  • Delhi court convicts three men in 2009 Jigisha murder case
Delhi court convicts three men in 2009 Jigisha murder case

The wheels of justice grind slowly in India, but at least they don't grind to a halt: this is the thought that must have been weighing on the minds of Jigisha Ghosh's parents, who saw their daughter's murderers - Amit Shukla, Baljeet Malik and Ravi Kapoor - finally being convicted and sentenced to life.

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  • Dadri lynching: Court orders FIR against Akhlaq's family for alleged cow slaughter
Dadri lynching: Court orders FIR against Akhlaq's family for alleged cow slaughter

A few people from Bishada villagers moved the court in June seeking filing of an FIR for alleged cow slaughter against family members of Mohammad Akhlaq. Incidentally, the petitioner's father is an accused in the lynching case of Mohammad Akhlaq. The police chief said that the report will not dismiss the case as a murder is still an offence.

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  • Will Pence leave for New York Thursday?
Will Pence leave for New York Thursday?

The process of choosing a vice presidential partner is a crucial one that often provides early insights into how a nominee might approach the presidency. "Chris Christie is NOT a conservative". It's yet another sign that Trump's campaign is aiming to become a more traditionally managed operation. Still, Governor Mike Pence and Trump were pretty...

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  • Kasich not telling delegates to back Trump at convention
Kasich not telling delegates to back Trump at convention

Trump's campaign did not disclose how much money he spent in June or how much cash still was available for the battle against Clinton as the two candidates head into their nominating conventions this month. "I mean, I really see a lot of great - you know, when you watch your show and all of the other shows and you have the generals". But Sarah Ba...

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