• 156 arrive from South Sudan in Thiruvananthapuram
156 arrive from South Sudan in Thiruvananthapuram

Decisive action must be taken to end the suffering of the people of South Sudan. There is fury in NY at the blatant disregard shown for the safety of civilians and the UN. It is a pity that an earlier version of the peace agreement which would have put Juba under the control of a third force was watered down in the face of government resistance...

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  • [ July 14, 2016 ] Holderness Labour gives support to Jeremy Corbyn Debate
[ July 14, 2016 ] Holderness Labour gives support to Jeremy Corbyn Debate

Candidates who have formally gained the support of at least 20 per cent of their parliamentary colleagues in Westminster and the European Parliament, which now means 51 MPs or MEPs. "The Labour Party must pull through this crisis and unite". Ainsdale's Mhairi Doyle, the new chair of the local party, said: "Southport Labour Party supports Jeremy...

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  • 84 dead from terror attack in France
84 dead from terror attack in France

Photos showed bodies lying in the streets while eyewitnesses said that they thought shots were fired between the police and the driver. An American boy, 11-year old Brodie Copeland from Texas, is among the dead in Nice , France , following Thursday's terrorist truck attack.

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  • Justice Ginsburg regrets comments critical of Trump
Justice Ginsburg regrets comments critical of Trump

Ginsburg's remarks in separate interviews with AP, the New York Times and CNN were unusual in that she openly expressed her preference for one candidate over another. "He is a faker", Ginsburg said of Trump on Monday in a CNN interview. After serving as Secretary of State, he became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

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  • South Korea set to disclose a site for U.S. missile defense
South Korea set to disclose a site for U.S. missile defense

It will pay for the Thaad system. There is also concern that THAAD could drive China and Russian Federation to take a softer stand on maintaining sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear program and continued missile tests.

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  • Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg regrets her Trump comments
Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg regrets her Trump comments

He really has an ego. The Supreme Court justice - who has been involved in a scuffle with the presumptive Republican nominee over the past few days - apologized for her remarks and promised to stay out of it in the future. Scalia's 2004 duck-hunting trip with then-Vice President Dick Cheney prompted calls for Scalia to step aside from a Supreme...

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  • Kerry meets Putin to work on new Syria plan
Kerry meets Putin to work on new Syria plan

Kerry " emphasized that absent concrete, near-term steps, diplomatic efforts could not continue indefinitely ", a statement said. Washington blames the failure of the peace process on Assad's ceasefire violations and on Al-Nusra's increasing influence among the surviving rebel factions.

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  • Tour de France leader sends support to victims
Tour de France leader sends support to victims

Mr Estrosi said the truck was loaded with arms and grenades. Maryam Violet, an Iranian journalist visiting Nice on vacation, told the Guardian that she saw the truck running into people as they left the fireworks show. "You had no idea where it was going". Estrosi said the truck was drivien by someone who appeared to have "completely premedit...

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  • Australia's ruling Conservatives win tight election
Australia's ruling Conservatives win tight election

The concession makes it more likely that Malcolm Turnbull will retain power. Though the question of who won the July 2 election was answered, the question of exactly how the conservatives will rule the fractured Parliament was not. However, experts have still predicted it to fall short of a majority - gaining around 74 seats - and will need to ...

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  • Nice attack: Moment lorry drives into crowd captured on camera
Nice attack: Moment lorry drives into crowd captured on camera

The truck struck the crowd on the Promenade des Anglais, a seaside walk in center of the city in southern France , according to Nice Matin , a regional newspaper. A witness named Nader told BFM television he had seen the whole attack from start to finish, and had initially thought the driver had "lost control".

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  • Egypt's FM talks up Mideast peace in rare visit to Israel
Egypt's FM talks up Mideast peace in rare visit to Israel

He said the current lack of process towards peace was "neither stable nor sustainable", and stressed the need for "serious steps to build confidence" toward the two-state vision. Egypt supports both the Palestinian and the Israeli side to restore the peace talks, affirmed Shoukry, pointing that the starting point should be the adherence to global r...

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  • Obama Renews Call For A 'Public Option' In Federal Health Law
Obama Renews Call For A 'Public Option' In Federal Health Law

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL ) at a Health Care for America Now rally: "And next to me was a guy from the insurance company who argued against the public health insurance option, saying it wouldn't let private insurance compete". In a Journal of the American Medical Association article published Monday, the originator of the 2010 health care law lay...

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  • Line's IPO jumps 36% on Japanese exchange following strong US debut
Line's IPO jumps 36% on Japanese exchange following strong US debut

About two-thirds of the offering was sold in the United States, where the stock was priced at $32.84 apiece before climbing 27% at its NY debut. Line , controlled by South Korea's Naver Corp, will list its stock on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Friday.

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  • Gunman fatally shot by Baltimore police
Gunman fatally shot by Baltimore police

Smith says the officers drove toward the sound and when they arrived, they saw a man shooting an AR-15-style gun. The gunman engaged in a shootout at the police officers, who returned fire, wounding the man at least once. The plainclothes officers were in an unmarked auto, but Smith noted the vehicle was known to community members as a police veh...

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  • Carr says sea exercise would be insane
Carr says sea exercise would be insane

The dispute over the South China Sea involves the Spratly and the Paracel Islands. But US officials warned that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte remains "somewhat of an unknown quantity", according to Reuters . The five judges who ruled in the case "made money from the Philippines", Liu said, adding "and maybe other people gave them money to...

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  • This leaked email shows what the U.S. really thinks of Boris Johnson
This leaked email shows what the U.S. really thinks of Boris Johnson

The choice of Johnson as Foreign Secretary has raised eyebrows both at home and overseas. Putting Johnson - whose aspirations for prime minister were dashed by the betrayal of an erstwhile ally, Michael Gove - at the helm of the foreign office might have been an astute move by May.

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  • Terrorist mows down 84 people in French Riviera, Nice (Afternoon Lead)
Terrorist mows down 84 people in French Riviera, Nice (Afternoon Lead)

In a press conference at the scene, French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said that the identification of the criminal was in progress, refusing to confirm reports that an ID card was found after police shot dead the driver. He also says he wishes to express deepest sympathies and solidarity to President Hollande and to all of France on behalf...

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  • Leak reveals United States plan to help Russian Federation fight Syrian terrorists
Leak reveals United States plan to help Russian Federation fight Syrian terrorists

Anger Within the Administration But U.S. military and intelligence officers and diplomats involved in Syria policy expressed anger about Kerry's proposal, which several called naive. He added: "Making that difference can also have an effect on the bilateral relationship in ways that I think you both and I would like to see some progress".

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  • Foreign Office is silent on Edhi's death
Foreign Office is silent on Edhi's death

The petition upon receiving significant number of signatures will be delivered to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for a decision. In his will, Abdul Sattar Edhi also said asked for his son to become the top administrator of Edhi Foundation after his death.

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  • Services held for 3 of 5 Dallas Officers killed
Services held for 3 of 5 Dallas Officers killed

A sea of Police Officers stood as the family of Lorne Ahrens made their way to their seats for his funeral . Lt. Ruben Diaz says all of the funerals they serve hold equal importance, but to lose so many officers at once does make this assignment a little different.

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