• Car Bomb Kills 9 North of Baghdad
Car Bomb Kills 9 North of Baghdad

The top USA commander in Afghanistan said Tuesday that "some hundreds" of US forces - in addition to the 8,400 that President Barack Obama announced would stay in the country last week - will be based outside Afghanistan, but will be ready to quickly deploy into the warzone if needed.

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  • Uganda troops in South Sudan to evacuate citizens after violence
Uganda troops in South Sudan to evacuate citizens after violence

The first flight, said an official, could carry only 143 nationals. He has told the UN Security Council the violence does not represent the end of the Transitional Government of National Unity, formed less than three months ago. There are over 12,000 foreign troops here in South Sudan . According to the International Organization for Migrati...

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  • TN police look to keep peace at Black Lives Matter protests
TN police look to keep peace at Black Lives Matter protests

Unlike many , when I hear the term 'Black Lives Matter" I don't hear "No Other Lives Matter .' I hear the pains of those who have been oppressed, those who have been marginalized, those who have been ignored, those who have been abused for centuries.

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  • France state of emergency extended three months due to Bastille Day attack
France state of emergency extended three months due to Bastille Day attack

The attack ended when police shot and killed the driver. The 84 dead included two Americans and one Russian, said officials. Scores of wounded, including at least 18 with critical injuries, were hospitalised. A developing situation out of the city of Nice in France. The truck's front windshield was riddled with bullets, Bouhlel's body slumped i...

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  • A porn star is not the new British prime minister
A porn star is not the new British prime minister

We look forward to working closely with Prime Minister May as we continue to address issues of mutual interest that will ensure ongoing stability and prosperity for all of our people. Mr Johnson infamously offended Mr Obama during the European Union referendum campaign when he suggested the President's Kenyan heritage means that he resents Brit...

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  • Obama phones new UK leader with congratulations
Obama phones new UK leader with congratulations

Johnson - the former mayor of London who once suggested that President Barack Obama had an "ancestral dislike" of Britain because he is part Kenyan - said he was "very excited" to be part of the government. May's rival in the race, Andrea Leadsom, who had also been active in the Vote Leave campaign. "We will work constructively with the new...

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  • Kerry in Moscow To Talk Cooperation While Saboteurs Run Rampant in Washington
Kerry in Moscow To Talk Cooperation While Saboteurs Run Rampant in Washington

Russian Federation backs Syrian President Bashar Assad. Mozahem al-Saloum of the New Syrian Army, which is fighting the Islamic State in eastern Syria, blamed the Nusra Front for paving the way for the Islamic State, and said the USA plan could work if it guarantees Assad's departure.

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  • Appointing Boris Johnson shows new British PM committed to Brexit-Steinmeier
Appointing Boris Johnson shows new British PM committed to Brexit-Steinmeier

On her first full day in office, May dismantled Cameron's affluent metropolitan clique, dubbed the "Notting Hill set" after the former prime minister's trendy West London neighborhood. In a Facebook post published Wednesday, European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans denounced the "bigotry" of the Leave campaign and said, "What loo...

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  • Owen Smith to run for the Labour Party leadership
Owen Smith to run for the Labour Party leadership

Mr Smith, in a speech in his constituency, will say: "This is a moment of deep peril for Labour , if we carry on as we are, the party I love will end up in a disastrous split". Corbyn is automatically on the ballot paper for the two-month contest, while his challengers will need the support of at least 51 MPs or MEPs each to stand.

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  • France's Hollande says dozens still fighting for their lives after Nice attack
France's Hollande says dozens still fighting for their lives after Nice attack

Before 2230: The attacker boards a large white truck not far from the wide Promenade de Anglais seaside boulevard and loads his bicycle into the vehicle. Powerful cartoons were drawn and shared on social media to express solidarity with the people of France . Counterterrorism officials have taken over the investigation into the attack, Hu...

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  • Theresa May becomes UK prime minister
Theresa May becomes UK prime minister

Cameron will tender his resignation on July 13 to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, after which the monarch will task the new leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May with forming a government. Outgoing British prime minister David Cameron urged his successor Theresa May on Wednesday to maintain close ties with the European Uni...

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  • Putin, Kerry did not discuss military cooperation in Syria
Putin, Kerry did not discuss military cooperation in Syria

On the second and final day of his visit to Moscow , Kerry called for stepping up cooperation between the United States and Russian Federation to thwart jihadist groups and revive the stalled Syria peace process, hours after at least 84 people were killed in an attack in Nice.

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  • At Least 12 Killed By Bombings In, Around Baghdad
At Least 12 Killed By Bombings In, Around Baghdad

The Tuesday attack killed at least 25 people and injured dozens of others at a vegetable market in Rashidiyah. Up to 23 other people were wounded in the attack, while two separate bombings elsewhere in Baghdad also killed four people. Last week, IS killed more than 300 people in two attacks. With territorial losses in the country's west and n...

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  • Turkish military group attempts coup
Turkish military group attempts coup

The aircraft belonging to Rossiya Airlines Company, which took off from Moscow with 189 passengers on board, landed at the global airport of Antalya on Saturday at 10.30 am (local time), 10 days after the Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the lifting of the tourism sanctions against Turkey and the "normalization" of trade relations between t...

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  • Trump tweets: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will be his running mate
Trump tweets: Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will be his running mate

Pence spent 12 years in the House of Representatives , many of those on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, headed up a conservative caucus, and also spent time in House leadership. Trump has reached a decision" but is not yet prepared to announce it. Clinton spent Friday holding meetings in Washington about her own vice presidential choice...

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  • Nice Attack: Vladimir Putin Sends Condolences to 'Dear Francois'
Nice Attack: Vladimir Putin Sends Condolences to 'Dear Francois'

The state of emergency, which was implemented following the Paris attacks in November and set to expire at the end of the month, will now continue at least for three more months. Italy also said the country would reinstate checks along its border with France . Among them, 48 are in critical condition and 25 are in intensive care.

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  • New York reports first female-to-male Zika transmission
New York reports first female-to-male Zika transmission

To this point all other recorded cases of sexual transmissions of the mosquito-borne virus have been from men to their sexual partners. This happened the day she returned to New York City (Day 0) after traveling to an area with active Zika virus transmission.

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  • Defense Chief Carter Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan
Defense Chief Carter Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan

If the U.S. forces accompanying Afghan troops crossed over with them, this would naturally cause the kind of anger and uproar that is seen after U.S. drone strikes in the country. Most notably, the new provisions give USA forces the ability to increase the use of close air support when working with Afghan security forces, and even plan and engage i...

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  • Despite Record, Theresa May Says Her Gov't Won't Work for 'Privileged Few'
Despite Record, Theresa May Says Her Gov't Won't Work for 'Privileged Few'

May, whose appointment brings some stability three tumultuous weeks after the June 23 referendum , but urged her to move quickly in implementing the vote to leave. Former Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman, who launched the pink bus campaign, smiled at the joke from the back benches. Eurosceptic former ministers David Davis and Liam Fox were ap...

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  • The Hill: Dems 'Freaked Out' By Close Trump-Clinton Polling
The Hill: Dems 'Freaked Out' By Close Trump-Clinton Polling

Kaine asked, referring to Trump's catch phrase from NBC's "The Apprentice". "Or a bridge-builder president?", Kaine said . If you think the race is too negative, brace yourself. Almost 2,000 people waited in line in 90-degree heat to squeeze into the rally in a rectangular-shaped gymnasium. Mimicking Clinton's general election campaign sloga...

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