• Man dead after firing at plainclothes Baltimore officers
Man dead after firing at plainclothes Baltimore officers

No officers were injured in the incident, spokesman T.J. Smith said. The officers, who Davis revealed are part of the Baltimore Police Department's Operational Intelligence Division, traced the gunfire to a nearby parking lot where they were confronted by Harper.

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  • Theresa May Signals Desire for Swift Brexit With Cabinet Appointments
Theresa May Signals Desire for Swift Brexit With Cabinet Appointments

Speaking as she arrived at the prime minister's office at 10 Downing Street, May, who had served for six years as home secretary, sought to position herself firmly in the tradition of "one nation" Conservatism, stressing her commitment to helping the underprivileged and pledging to fight " burning injustice ".

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  • Forty two killed in Turkish military attempts coup
Forty two killed in Turkish military attempts coup

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that a group within the military has engaged in what appeared to be an attempted coup. Erdogan, in an interview over FaceTime with the CNN Turk station, dismissed the military action as "an attempt at an uprising by a minority within our armed forces".

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  • Trump Names Mike Pence As Vice Presidential Running Mate
Trump Names Mike Pence As Vice Presidential Running Mate

Susana Martinez and Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., on Friday cheered Donald Trump's choice of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate. The state committee includes two members from each of the nine congressional districts and four officers (state chairman, state vice chair, state party secretary and state party treasurer).

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  • Rubio praises Trump's pick of Pence
Rubio praises Trump's pick of Pence

Trump had planned to hold a press conference Friday morning, but he canceled that after a deadly attack in France. The state Republican committee would pick the candidate to oppose Democratic nominee John Gregg, the former Indiana House speaker who Pence narrowly beat in 2012.

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  • Turkish officials say coup attempt appears to have failed
Turkish officials say coup attempt appears to have failed

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim also said that those behind the attempted coup "will pay a heavy price". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on holiday when the revolt started, but has arrived at Istanbul Airport, and held a news conference at which he said his government would defeat the coup .

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  • Toomey likes Trump's selection of Pence as VP pick
Toomey likes Trump's selection of Pence as VP pick

Mike Pence was still in Congress, he'd walk over to other members on the floor of the House of Representatives and put his arm around them, recalled Rep. Trump says he'll now hold a news conference on Saturday morning. Pence accepted and boarded a private plane, along with his wife. Strangely, a Trump trouncing could be helpful in propelling Pence...

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  • South Koreans protest deployment of THAAD anti-missile system
South Koreans protest deployment of THAAD anti-missile system

Security guards unfolded ballistic boards and umbrellas to protect their boss and took him inside. A senior police officer hurt his forehead. When he and the others came out of the building into a minibus, they were surrounded by hundreds of protesters, some using tractors.

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  • Turkish military attempts coup, prime minister says
Turkish military attempts coup, prime minister says

Mr Yilmaz said "General Akar is back on top of his duties". Witnesses also said they have seen helicopters above the city. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is safe and the coup attempt by a small group of soldiers was "unsuccessful", said a statement posted early Saturday on the website of the president's office.

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  • European Union urges 'respect for democratic institutions' in Turkey
European Union urges 'respect for democratic institutions' in Turkey

Turkish officials said Saturday morning the government had appeared to have repelled an attempted military coup following a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital that left at least 17 dead, according to state-run media.

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  • Congress Tightens Sanctions on Iran on Anniversary of Nuke Deal
Congress Tightens Sanctions on Iran on Anniversary of Nuke Deal

President Obama hailed the Iran nuclear deal as "avoiding further conflict and making us safer" on the one-year anniversary of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. allies and perpetrated human rights abuses. Iran is still subject to unilateral American sanctions and the country has struggled to attract big foreign investments, partly becau...

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  • What we know — Turkey military coup
What we know — Turkey military coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged resistance on local TV over FaceTime , leading people in Turkey to take to the streets of Istanbul. Turkish state broadcaster TRT resumed broadcasting on Saturday after going off air during what officials said was an attempted coup by a faction within the military, with its staff describing being take...

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  • Theresa May becomes Britain's new prime minister
Theresa May becomes Britain's new prime minister

In her first address as Prime Minister , May said that the mission of her government is to forge a positive role for United Kingdom in the world as it leaves the European Union . May's leadership bid. Britain has never had a trade minister because all of its trade arrangements were done through the EU. Other cabinet members Oliver Letwin, John ...

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  • Details about Nice attack suspect emerge
Details about Nice attack suspect emerge

He said a handgun was found inside the truck, along with multiple fake guns and a fake grenade. But they said he did come from the town of Msaken, near the Mediterranean city of Sousse, which has been the site of devastating terrorist attacks in the past - including the killing of 38 people just over a year ago - majority British tourists.

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  • Vietnam protests China's activities in South China Sea
Vietnam protests China's activities in South China Sea

The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favor of the Philippines , which challenged Beijing's expansive claims to virtually the entire South China Sea. The country also calls for the early conclusion of a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (COC) as agreed between China and ASEAN countries, Malaysia's Foreign Ministry says.

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  • Comcast expands low-priced internet service to public housing residents
Comcast expands low-priced internet service to public housing residents

Originally open to families with school-aged children who qualified for free lunches through the National School Lunch Program , Internet Essentials now also will be available to families without children who live in state or locally funded public housing or receive housing assistance from HUD.

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  • The life of Oscar Pistorius: Triumphs and trials
The life of Oscar Pistorius: Triumphs and trials

The prosecution and the defence can appeal and Judge Masipa said she would wait to hear if either side wanted to appeal. He will serve the sentence in the hospital section of Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria in order to protect him from attacks by other prisoners.

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  • Death toll rises to 38 as Indian Kashmir clashes spread
Death toll rises to 38 as Indian Kashmir clashes spread

The spokesperson said the United States has seen reports of clashes between protesters and Indian forces in Kashmir and are concerned by the violence . "We're gravely concerned about the violence", she said. More violent and bigger protests are expected next Tuesday which has been officially declared by Pakistan as "black day" to express solidarit...

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  • Tens of thousands pay final respects to Abdul Sattar Edhi
Tens of thousands pay final respects to Abdul Sattar Edhi

Soon after the news of his death last night, hundreds of people gathered outside the hospital. Islamabad-Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Saturday expressed heartfelt grief on the sad demise of iconic social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi .

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  • Michael Gove sacked as Theresa May clears out the Cameron team
Michael Gove sacked as Theresa May clears out the Cameron team

Nevertheless, her promotion to the job of home secretary when the Conservatives joined with the Lib Dems to form the first coalition government in 70 years was still something of a surprise - given that Chris Grayling had been shadowing the brief in opposition.

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