• Leading South Sudan opposition member says he was tortured
Leading South Sudan opposition member says he was tortured

The Chinese embassy in South Sudan issued a travel notice this week warning citizens not to travel to the country, and that if they insisted on such a visit they "could face extremely high risks and not be able to receive timely assistance".

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  • Ministers Babulal Gaur, Sartaj Singh resign
Ministers Babulal Gaur, Sartaj Singh resign

Both ministers initially objected to being asked to resign on grounds of age saying that their performance in their respective ministries was satisfactory but sent their resignations to the CM by 5 PM thereby avoiding a standoff with the party.

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  • Trump Vetting Gen. Michael Flynn for Potential VP Pick
Trump Vetting Gen. Michael Flynn for Potential VP Pick

I think that's a hard legal decision, and I think that women are so important in that decision-making process. " I am the law and order candidate ", she is "weak, ineffective, pandering", and referring to her handling of classified e-mails on a private server, she is "either a liar or grossly incompetent".

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  • U.S., Russia Working On A Plan To Coordinate Bombing In Syria
U.S., Russia Working On A Plan To Coordinate Bombing In Syria

Russia's military intervention in Syria last September changed the tide of the war in Assad's favor even as a US -led alliance conducted airstrikes against Islamic State and the Nusra Front. The Kremlin hopes that military cooperation with the USA will legitimize its claim to be acting as a bulwark against terrorism. A US counterterrorism officia...

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  • Chilcot report: Tony Blair, defiant, would make same Iraq decision again
Chilcot report: Tony Blair, defiant, would make same Iraq decision again

Gainsborough MP Sir Edward Leigh says the damning Chilcot report proves he was correct to argue against Britain's invasion of Iraq in 2003, believing the United Nations had successfully kept the tyrant on a leash. president George W Bush in July 2002 containing an assurance that "I will be with you, whatever". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn - ...

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  • Proceedings To Begin For 4th Baltimore Officer Charged In Freddie Gray's Death
Proceedings To Begin For 4th Baltimore Officer Charged In Freddie Gray's Death

Caesar Goodson drove the police van in which Gray sustained his fatal spinal-cord injury, and Baltimore police faced general orders to secure prisoners in transport vehicles with seatbelts. The judge also denied most defense motions today, including one to dismiss all charges citing defects in the prosecution. Also on Tuesday, Williams ruled th...

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  • Newt Gingrich Dropped as FOX News Contributor Over Vice President Speculation
Newt Gingrich Dropped as FOX News Contributor Over Vice President Speculation

He's speaking on Facebook live about the intricacies of the vetting process and sharing his thoughts on the two other finalists: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and New Jersey Gov. Describing Trump as an "American nationalist", Gingrich did praise Trump for being "smart" to appeal to naive voters by talking to them with such basic language.

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  • Federal Reserve policymakers signal no rush to raise U.S. rates
Federal Reserve policymakers signal no rush to raise U.S. rates

Still, not everyone at the Fed has given up on the idea of raising rates. Lockhart, an avid fly fisherman, said Brexit amounts to a storm that has clouded the economic waters. But she signaled no retreat from her view, laid out earlier this week, that rates are too low for the strength of the economy. Lockhart said the US economy on its own is ...

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  • USA to deploy more troops to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq
USA to deploy more troops to support ISIS combat mission in Iraq

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said Monday that Washington will deploy 560 additional troops to aid Iraq's fight to retake Mosul from jihadists, further deepening USA military involvement in the country. Carter said he will talk with Abadi about "a whole host of enablers" that have proven effective against the enemy, such as air support, equipment, s...

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  • David Davis Appointed To Lead Britain's Brexit Negotiations
David Davis Appointed To Lead Britain's Brexit Negotiations

The three other cabinet members announced so far are Michael Fallon, who will remain as defense secretary, Amber Rudd as the new home secretary, and Liam Fox as the secretary of global trade. George Osborne, whose career was inextricably linked with Mr Cameron's fortunes, has left the government amid claims he was sacked. Hammond offered calming ...

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  • PM Modi, President Mukherjee condemn France attack; no reports of Indians affected
PM Modi, President Mukherjee condemn France attack; no reports of Indians affected

At least 77 people were killed and dozens others critically injured late last night when a large truck ploughed through a crowd attending Bastille Day celebration in Nice. The 28-year-old singer was in Nice when the attack occurred, however her rep confirmed to Billboard that she is safe. "There's no denying the terrorist nature of this attack...

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  • Obama condemns 'horrific' truck attack in France
Obama condemns 'horrific' truck attack in France

The station also said the truck driver had been shot dead. Per local French news outlet BFMTV, anti-terror prosecutions have taken over the investigation. Images on television showed the Promenade des Anglais sealed off, crawling with police and ambulances and authorities from the local Alpes-Maritimes prefecture urged residents to stay indoors.

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  • Indian excesses in Kashmir imperil peace, says FO
Indian excesses in Kashmir imperil peace, says FO

He said Pakistan was a country that "covets" the territory of others and uses terrorism as state policy. The US State Department has declared that Kashmir is not an internal matter of India and that the violence should come to an end. She accused India of human rights violations in Kashmir and of carrying out an "extra-judicial killing of a perso...

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  • David Davis - Who is Britain's Mr Brexit?
David Davis - Who is Britain's Mr Brexit?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that she spoke to May by phone late on Wednesday and invited her for talks in Berlin. Wednesday's carefully orchestrated political changeover began with Cameron making a final appearance in Parliament, turning the usually raucous prime minister's question time into a session filled with prais...

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  • German official: UK's EU proposals 'unworkable'
German official: UK's EU proposals 'unworkable'

Her most contentious appointment is Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, accused by his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault on Thursday of lying to Britons in the run-up to last month's shock referendum vote to leave the 28-nation EU. May stood in front of the iconic door of No. 10 with her husband, Philip, as the 13th prime minister of the queen's ...

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  • Yes, even South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is playing Pokemon Go
Yes, even South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is playing Pokemon Go

Mike Schultz, 21, of Long Island, N.Y., told the Associated Press he lost control of his skateboard and cut his hand while looking for Pokemons on his phone. Instead of the stereotype of "gamers" who are holed up indoors, some Pokemon Go users are outdoors - on streets, in parks and on beaches for hours on end.

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  • Larry The Cat Stays Put Amid Upheaval Of British Politics
Larry The Cat Stays Put Amid Upheaval Of British Politics

During Cameron's final question period as prime minister he devoted some time to ending speculation that "somehow I don't love Larry". The present was organised by Marcel Kralt after Mrs Ross requested the delivery, he said: "I couldn't believe it".

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  • In Indiana, jockeying for possible Pence replacement
In Indiana, jockeying for possible Pence replacement

Sources close to Pence and Trump were preparing for the likelihood of a Pence pick early Thursday but warned that the final choice would be made by the candidate alone. He attended Hanover College and graduated in 1981 before continuing on to his Jurisprudence Doctorate in 1986 from Indiana University School of Law. He studied American histor...

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  • False Alarm: Sharing Your Netflix Password Won't Land You in Jail
False Alarm: Sharing Your Netflix Password Won't Land You in Jail

Judge Reinhardt, who disagreed with the majority ruling , said the case was about password sharing and in his view " the CFAA does not make the millions of people who engage in this ubiquitous, useful, and generally harmless conduct into unwitting federal criminals ".

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  • Political world reacts to Pence VP choice
Political world reacts to Pence VP choice

Mike Pence. Trump's decision to postpone Friday's planned vice presidential announcement because of the deadly attack in Nice, France, causes some in complications because Pence faces a noon Friday deadline to withdraw his name as a gubernatorial candidate.

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