• Trump announces Indiana's Pence as VP running mate
Trump announces Indiana's Pence as VP running mate

When Pence spoke almost a half-hour later, saying he was 'deeply humbled, ' he drew a standing ovation for a line he uttered on Tuesday, during the pair's only other joint public appearance: 'Hillary Clinton must never become President of the United States of America'.

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  • Trump presents 'partner' Pence, but no doubt who's the star
Trump presents 'partner' Pence, but no doubt who's the star

Pence was hesitant to fly to NY, knowing that events did not unfold as he expected, it could be a humiliating trip and cost him the governor's office. Still, Pence's credibility with evangelical Christians - a group that has mixed feelings for Trump - along with his tax-cutting record as governor and anti-spending record as a congressman are key as...

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  • Egypt, Israel conduct first high level meeting in decade
Egypt, Israel conduct first high level meeting in decade

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent Africa tour prompted concerns among Egyptian analysts and scholars who noted that Israel's outreach to Nile Basin States could complicate negotiations about water rights and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

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  • Islamic State vehicle bomb attack kills seven north of Baghdad
Islamic State vehicle bomb attack kills seven north of Baghdad

Carter landed in Baghdad on an unannounced visit and says USA advisers are prepared to accompany Iraqi battalions, if needed, as those units move closer to the fight for Mosul. A small number of US forces have conducted a brief site survey at the airbase, but they did not remain onsite. Obama in April allowed US troops to assist Iraqi forces at...

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  • British stars pay tribute to fallen soldiers on Somme battle centenary
British stars pay tribute to fallen soldiers on Somme battle centenary

From shopping centres and train stations to beaches and high streets, people were greeted by "young soldiers" at locations across Wales today (July 1) as the Battle of the Somme was taken to modern day Britain. Higgins and former German President Horst Koehler. It was one of the bloodiest days in history. He added: "It is truly terrifying to imag...

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  • Police arrest 18 at Black Lives Matter protest in Maine
Police arrest 18 at Black Lives Matter protest in Maine

His advice sounded methodical. But in the recent and widely viewed documentary, "O.J.: Made in America", we saw how decades of police abuse against African-Americans - not yet recordable on mobile phones but held in collective memory by black Angelenos - was behind the stance of many in the black community, despite a raft of evidence arrayed agains...

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  • Philippines to Send Envoy to China Over Sea Row
Philippines to Send Envoy to China Over Sea Row

The Department of Foreign Affairs said Mr Yasay, representing Mr Duterte, would "discuss within the context of Asem's agenda the Philippines' peaceful and rules-based approach on the South China Sea and the need for parties to respect the recent decision".

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  • Controversial Pakistani model 'strangled by brother'
Controversial Pakistani model 'strangled by brother'

The brother, police said, is now on the run. Bollywood actress and item girl demanded strict action against the brother of Qandeel Baloch who allegedly killed her sister. Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch continues to hog media limelight time and again for her antics. Hundreds of women are murdered in Pakistan for honor every year.

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  • Mexican president, Obama to meet at White House next Friday
Mexican president, Obama to meet at White House next Friday

Obama appeared to agree with this, saying at one point during the segment: "At the end of the day, I can give a nice speech, we can have a town hall, we can - the Justice Department can investigate certain cases or provide assistance and training to police officers so that they're safe.

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  • Uganda May Send Troops to South Sudan as Part of Regional Force
Uganda May Send Troops to South Sudan as Part of Regional Force

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan now has some 13,500 soldiers, with Ethiopian troops comprising the largest contingent now estimated at 8,300 men. Washington said on Wednesday it had deployed 47 troops to South Sudan to protect USA citizens and the embassy in Juba . "Prayers with them. #SaveIndiansInJuba", Kumar said in a tweet.

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  • Egypt gears up to push for resumption of Mideast peace talks
Egypt gears up to push for resumption of Mideast peace talks

Recently, police tried to reach a number of people they hope can shed light on the affair and could serve as state witnesses, Haaretz said. Netanyahu said that he welcomed Sisi's "recent offer of Egyptian leadership and efforts to advance peace with the Palestinians and a broader peace in our region".

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  • Trump's introduction of Pence was as odd as you'd expect
Trump's introduction of Pence was as odd as you'd expect

He presented his new boss's outsider status as an asset, saying the real estate tycoon "understands the frustrations and the hopes of the American people like no leader since Ronald Reagan". Brandishing his running mate's job-creating credentials, Trump - who pushed back against reports of indecision by deeming the governor "my first choice" - tick...

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  • Obama alters Afghanistan exit plan once more, will leave 8400 U.S. troops
Obama alters Afghanistan exit plan once more, will leave 8400 U.S. troops

This appears to be the last decision on Afghan troop levels of Obama's eight years in office, and will leave the war to his successor. But he acknowledged that security concerns persist. "This is where ISIL is trying to expand its presence", said Obama, defending his decision during a press conference. President Barack Obama on Wednesday put the ...

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  • 'South China Sea' not in ASEM statement
'South China Sea' not in ASEM statement

Leaders from 51 Asian and European countries agreed to uphold a "rules-based" global order on Saturday at the end of a summit meant to focus on economic cooperation but dominated by discussion on geopolitical tensions and terrorism. "The rule of law is a universal principle". Chinese Premier Li Keqiang held bilateral meetings on the sidelines of ...

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  • Andy Murray shows off Wimbledon trophy with Serena Williams at Champions Dinner
Andy Murray shows off Wimbledon trophy with Serena Williams at Champions Dinner

While he is still a long way behind the top-ranked Djokovic in the rankings, Murray is eyeing number one. "Now I feel a lot more motivated throughout the whole year and at all of the events". Murray was happy to accept it was no coincidence he was back winning slam titles in the first tournament under Lendl, who guided him to his other two tro...

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  • '28 Pages': Newly released 9/11 documents find no official Saudi link
'28 Pages': Newly released 9/11 documents find no official Saudi link

September 11 families made clear the pages' release would not stop their push for the legislation. For years, lawmakers and family members of the 9/11 victims lobbied for their release, arguing the United States government was shielding an important ally.

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  • Labour Party's childish response to David Cameron's farewell speech
Labour Party's childish response to David Cameron's farewell speech

Cameron also took a moment to discuss the Downing Street cat, Larry, who is being left behind to keep working as the resident mouse-catcher. "Sadly I can't take Larry with me, he belongs to the house and the staff love him very much, as do I", he said, addressing mischievous social media gossip that the cat and Cameron did not get on.

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  • Jamaica's political leaders congratulate new British PM
Jamaica's political leaders congratulate new British PM

LONDONDavid Cameron made his final appearance in Parliament as Britain's leader on Wednesday, turning the normally raucous prime minister's questions session into a time for praise, thanks, gentle ribbing, cheers - all spiced with a sprinkle of criticism.

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  • New British cabinet appointments
New British cabinet appointments

Many of former prime minister David Cameron's close associates were told by May that would not be offered a portfolio in her government on Thursday, which saw the biggest changes to the United Kingdom cabinet in more than six years. Top Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson has made a sensational comeback after two weeks in the ...

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  • Attacks in France since Charlie Hebdo slayings
Attacks in France since Charlie Hebdo slayings

June 28, 2016: At least 31 people were killed in an attack at Ataturk International Airport by three suicide bombers who blew themselves up, Turkish media and the Associated Press reported. July 22, 2011: Anders Breivik, a radical conservative, carried out a bomb attack in Oslo, Norway. Crowds gathered in solidarity after terror attacks hit the ...

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