• Theresa May sacks Michael Gove, other senior Tory leaders
Theresa May sacks Michael Gove, other senior Tory leaders

His replacement at the Ministry of Justice , Truss, was previously Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Philip Hammond has been named Chancellor of the Exchequer. He was seen as a Eurosceptic who spoke of withdrawal if the European Union was not reformed, but campaigned to remain in the referendum. In 2015, Mr Johnso...

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  • Trump tweets his VP choice - Indiana Gov. Pence
Trump tweets his VP choice - Indiana Gov. Pence

Trump offered the vice presidential spot to Pence Thursday, and the governor boarded a plane for NY in anticipation of a Friday announcement, according to a Republican with knowledge of the process. Other races likely will be affected should Pence withdraw. For Pence, a former six-term congressman, Trump's selection offers a return to national po...

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  • Elizabeth Warren, Julian Castro Meet With Hillary Clinton Amid VP Speculation
Elizabeth Warren, Julian Castro Meet With Hillary Clinton Amid VP Speculation

Tim Kaine, D-Va., right, speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Thursday, July 14, 2016. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a potential running mate for Hillary Clinton, met with the presumptive Democratic nominee Friday - as the Clinton campaign confirmed she held several meetings about her vice-presidential sel...

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  • Newt Gingrich calls for 'Sharia tests' for all U.S. Muslims
Newt Gingrich calls for 'Sharia tests' for all U.S. Muslims

We're like sheep wondering why the wolves keep killing us ", Gingrich said . He urged Americans to continue to uphold the values of freedom of religion and pluralism, saying that any suggestion that religious tests be imposed on U.S. "If you look at it, this is war". WASHINGTON (AP) - After frenzied, final decision making, Donald Trump annou...

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  • Union support for Jeremy Corbyn loses momentum
Union support for Jeremy Corbyn loses momentum

Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, he said the party was in "turmoil" and that Mr Corbyn, who he described as a "decent guy", should "do his duty and resign". The former shadow business secretary is poised to mount a challenge to Mr Corbyn, with ex-shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith also believed to be considering a bid.

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  • France Bastille Day attack: What we know about the suspect
France Bastille Day attack: What we know about the suspect

A French-Tunisian attacker killed 84 people as he drove a truck through crowds, gathered to watch a firework display during Bastille Day celebrations. The holiday, called "La fête nationale" in France , is celebrated annually on July 14 to commemorate the storming of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1790, during the French Revolution.

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  • Obama to reveal civilian deaths from US drone strikes
Obama to reveal civilian deaths from US drone strikes

The numbers released Friday included deaths outside established war zones. Most of the strikes have been carried out by drones, though a small number have involved traditional aircraft or cruise missiles... That's left outside groups - like the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the Long War Journal and the New America Foundation - to piece ...

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  • Philippines: No concession to China in sea row win
Philippines: No concession to China in sea row win

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has asked China to refrain from "coercive behaviour" following an worldwide tribunal ruling that struck down Beijing's claims over the strategic South China Sea . Speaking at a meeting of Asian and European officials in Mongolia, Philippine Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay said Manila "strongly affirms its...

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  • Gingrich: Trump Must Decide If He Wants a Two-Pirate Ticket
Gingrich: Trump Must Decide If He Wants a Two-Pirate Ticket

According to ProPublica on July 14, new information has just been released that could make Trump's decision a bit easier. But Gingrich seems to be desperately trying to regain ground with Donald Trump amid reports that Indiana Gov. Trump offered the vice presidential spot to Pence Thursday, and the governor boarded a plane for NY in anticipatio...

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  • Second MP to stand for Labour party leadership contest
Second MP to stand for Labour party leadership contest

He shares Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity policies, but he will still find it tough to win over the party members. Nominations for the election close on July 20, and there is a two day window between July 18 to 20 for people to pay £25 to register to vote in the contest, with ballot papers being mailed from August 22 .

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  • Bastille Day Attack - Timeline
Bastille Day Attack - Timeline

He said security services are not aware that Bouhlel had shown any signs of radicalization. The motorcycle is partly crushed under the truck's tires as the motorcyclist, possibly a police officer, clings on and Gutjahr sees two other officers on foot take aim and fire individual shots at the truck's windscreen.

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  • Deadly Truck Attack In Nice: Everything We Know
Deadly Truck Attack In Nice: Everything We Know

From the lone wolf attack in Orlando to this latest incident, Europe and the USA have been engulfed by waves of violence carried out by Islamic State sympathizers at a time when there is a populist backlash against immigrants and the political establishment, be it bureaucrats in the European Union or lawmakers in Washington.

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  • China says Laos supports it on South China Sea case
China says Laos supports it on South China Sea case

Justice Antonio Carpio, senior associate justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, expounds his views on the ruling by the Hague-based United Nations global arbitration tribunal favoring the Philippines in its case against China on the South China Sea during a forum Friday, July 15, 2016 in suburban Quezon city, northeast of Manila, Philippines.

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  • Would ask Congress for declaration of war on Islamic State: Donald Trump
Would ask Congress for declaration of war on Islamic State: Donald Trump

Well, I'll tell you in part because there has been a reluctance on the part of some of our friends in Europe to be as forthcoming in sharing information. Ms Clinton added in a second interview on CNN that "It's a different kind of war, and we need to be smart about how we wage and win it". "Others who are really on the front lines themselves".

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  • Newt Gingrich advocates deporting US Muslims who believe in Sharia law
Newt Gingrich advocates deporting US Muslims who believe in Sharia law

Gingrich said U.S. Muslims should be questioned about their loyalties and that their internet activity should also be monitored. The next president of the United States should declare war not only against Islamic terrorist organizations, but also against Muslim countries like Saudi Arabia and Iran that finance worldwide terrorism.

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  • Children among Nice attack dead - president
Children among Nice attack dead - president

Local media, citing law enforcement sources, say an ID found in the truck belonged to Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, and that police believe that is the identity of the driver. The driver was a Nice resident, according to the Nice Matin newspaper. France had put intense security in place for Euro 2016, the worldwide soccer tournament that just ended.

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  • Several dead after military helicopter crashes in Turkey
Several dead after military helicopter crashes in Turkey

In addition, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also contacted Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar for information on the crash. The Turkish armed forces are involved in a conflict with Kurdish militants focused in the country's southeast. The helicopter crashed at around 5:15 pm (1415 GMT) near Tohumluk village in the Alucra district of Giresun p...

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  • Student from Del Mar missing in Nice
Student from Del Mar missing in Nice

Two students broke their legs and one broke a foot. All of the students were attending a 15-day program called Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe, part of the worldwide European Innovation Academy. ABC7 News spoke with Leslie's father, who says other students with his son's study overseas program are now looking all over Nice for him. "May...

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  • 52 wounded still hospitalised after Istanbul airport attack
52 wounded still hospitalised after Istanbul airport attack

Turkish police department's anti-terror branch conducted simultaneous raids in 16 addresses in Istanbul , Turkey's most populous city. Three bombers opened fire to create panic outside the airport on Tuesday night, before two of them got inside and blew themselves up.

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  • Why South Sudan is again torn by fighting
Why South Sudan is again torn by fighting

Both Kiir and Machar earlier this week declared a ceasefire, but observers have warned that the violence could return. In a separate tweet, Swarup said Singh has also met with South Sudanese Foreign Minister Deng Alor Kuol. Private chartered planes flew foreigners out of Juba's reopened airport Tuesday, as regional carriers including Kenya ...

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