• Trump (almost) ready to announce VP pick; Pence the favorite
Trump (almost) ready to announce VP pick; Pence the favorite

He said no decision has been made. But former Republican governor said Thursday he won't seek the job. At the current moment, the attention is on Donald Trump - shocker - who has possibly chosen a Vice President pick, of that Mr. The law drew opposition from the NCAA, the NBA, Apple CEO Tim Cook and dozens of other major corporations. Liberals...

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  • Mike Pence accepts Donald Trump's offer for vice president spot
Mike Pence accepts Donald Trump's offer for vice president spot

He knew this was an important decision ". As governor of Indiana, Mr. Pence signed controversial bills strengthening the state's restrictions on abortions, even in cases when the fetus has a disability, and allowing individuals and corporations to cite religious beliefs as a defense when sued.

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  • Trump chooses Indiana Governor Mike Pence as VP candidate
Trump chooses Indiana Governor Mike Pence as VP candidate

The stunning announcement raised questions about the status of Trump's selection process. Roll Call was the first to report that Trump plans to pick Pence , citing a single source. Donald Trump Jr . pushed back some on reporting that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is his father's choice for a running rate. He has influential allies in Trump's inn...

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  • Patrick Reed has early lead at British Open
Patrick Reed has early lead at British Open

Behind him are a host of players at four-under, spearheaded by the reigning champion Zach Johnson , who rather marred his day by bogeying the last two holes. Mickelson's magical eight-under display was still a course record and matched the best-ever score at a major. Reed, a 25-year-old, four-time PGA Tour victor who professes to love links golf...

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  • Ugandan military begins evacuation of citizens from South Sudan
Ugandan military begins evacuation of citizens from South Sudan

Embassy advised U.S. citizens that the government of South Sudan is scrutinizing the travel documents of dual nationals, with an apparent focus on South Sudanese government and political affiliation, particularly of male dual nationals", spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said .

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  • Froome Runs Up Mont Ventoux After Bike Drama
Froome Runs Up Mont Ventoux After Bike Drama

The yellow jersey - his bike rendered useless because it had been run over by a motorbike following the trio - began running towards the finish, in what will doubtless become the defining image of the 2016 Tour de France. "I wouldn't have wanted to take the jersey like this", said the 23-year-old. The breakaway was still nine strong when it hit t...

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  • China not to accept international tribunal ruling on SCS: Li
China not to accept international tribunal ruling on SCS: Li

China said that it will not accept nor recognize the ruling of a tribunal in the South China Sea. Referring to media reports which termed the panel as United Nations tribunal, Lu said that now that the "UN agency has clarified we hope the relevant media would not make similar mistake in future".

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  • Fresno police release video in Dylan Noble shooting
Fresno police release video in Dylan Noble shooting

The officers who pulled him over last month say they were responding to a report about a man with a rifle. A second officer then fires a single shot. "As according to the Sergeant, Noble was not complying with the commands given and at one point, reached over into the glove box and placed something in his hand, which he relayed to the officers on s...

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  • Mike Pence Is Trump's Pick for VP
Mike Pence Is Trump's Pick for VP

The Indiana legislature passed a "fix" to the law, which Pence signed, drawing criticism from some conservatives who thought the law had been watered down too much. It seems unlikely, however, that Pence's policy disagreements with his running mate will deter Trump supporters, who have forgiven their candidate for a multitude of flip flops and chan...

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  • Jailed Cosa Nostra boss dies, decade after capture in Sicily
Jailed Cosa Nostra boss dies, decade after capture in Sicily

Mr. Provenzano, the reputed "capo dei capi", or boss of bosses, was arrested in 2006 after 43 years as a fugitive. Provenzano had been convicted in absentia of the same murders, including bomb attacks that killed two prosecutors in the so-called Maxi Trial, a criminal trial between 1986 and 1987 against hundreds of mafiosi for a multitude of crim...

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  • Chinese rating agency cuts outlook for countries in territorial disputes
Chinese rating agency cuts outlook for countries in territorial disputes

While reacting furiously to Tuesday's decision, China also extended an olive branch to the new Philippine government, saying the South-east Asian nation would benefit from cooperating with Beijing.  Western powers, which have an interest in maintaining "freedom of navigation" in waters that support more than US$5 trillion in shipping trade annuall...

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  • Theresa May becomes new British PM after meeting Queen at Buckingham Palace
Theresa May becomes new British PM after meeting Queen at Buckingham Palace

He says Obama is confident the USA will keep working to strengthen relations "irrespective of specific personalities". France's foreign minister has branded his British counterpart, incoming Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a liar. "Once the European nations realise that we are not going to budge on control of our borders, they will want to talk,...

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  • UK PM Theresa May affirms Brexit, but 'needs time'
UK PM Theresa May affirms Brexit, but 'needs time'

But David's true legacy is not about the economy but about social justice. May herself had sided with Cameron in trying to keep Britain inside the European Union, so she now need to reach out to the winning "Leave" side in order to heal divisions and show her commitment to respecting the popular vote.

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  • Iraq marks national holiday with military parade
Iraq marks national holiday with military parade

Almost 300 people in the immediate area were killed and another 200 were wounded, making the bombing the single deadliest bombing in a nation that has now been at war for 13 years. Wednesday's bombings came on the eve of a military parade in Baghdad planned for Thursday to mark the anniversary of the 1958 overthrow of a Hashemite monarchy and the...

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  • Arunachal verdict: SC has restored faith in Constitution, says JD (U)
Arunachal verdict: SC has restored faith in Constitution, says JD (U)

This is second major legal victory for the Congress Party after the Supreme Court ruled that Harish Rawat government had won the vote of confidence in the Uttarakhand Assembly, and the Centre had to withdraw President's Rule. Justice Lokur held that the governor's order of 9 December as "unconstitutional". Parading 36 MLAs in front of the media, ...

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  • Froome retains Tour de France lead despite Ventoux chaos
Froome retains Tour de France lead despite Ventoux chaos

Chris Froome runs towards the finish line on Mont Ventoux during Stage 12 of the 2016 Tour de France after his bicycle was destroyed in a crash with a stalled TV motorcycle. In the final kilometres, the road is usually protected by barriers, but Prudhomme said organisers could not set them up because of the strong winds blowing.

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  • United States and Russian Federation to Collaborate in Syria
United States and Russian Federation to Collaborate in Syria

Relations between Moscow and Washington also remain strained over the Ukraine crisis and what the Kremlin considers NATO's unjustified activities along its borders, raising fears that disagreements could escalate into confrontations, either accidental in Syria or the result of miscalculations in the air and naval encounters from the Baltics to the ...

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  • BlackRock's quarterly profit falls 3.7 percent
BlackRock's quarterly profit falls 3.7 percent

Corporate earnings have declined for five quarters, and retail investors have been pulling out of stocks, Fink said earlier on CNBC. On June 23, Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union briefly sent the financial markets into a tailspin.

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  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem
Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem

Most of the violence has been carried out by knife-wielding Palestinians. "The reason for the continuation and the diminishing and declining prospects for the two-state solution is not incitement"."It does not meet our expectations as a nation living under a foreign colonial military occupation", he said , and criticized what he called the report'...

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  • Trump Campaign Picks 'Non-Conventional' Speakers For The Republican Convention
Trump Campaign Picks 'Non-Conventional' Speakers For The Republican Convention

Those who attend the convention will not be allowed to carry firearms. FBI Director James Comey says anytime there is a large, national event there is concern that radical people and groups may be drawn to it. "Chains, whips, muzzles and tasers", Steve Duprey, an RNC member from New Hampshire, joked about how top Republicans have tried to ca...

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