• Labour leadership challengers outline credentials to MPs and peers
Labour leadership challengers outline credentials to MPs and peers

But they accept that even their party's rather embarrassing failure to get anywhere close to the Tories in terms of female leaders is a second order problem compared to getting rid of Jeremy Corbyn. Last week the NEC ruled that only those who have been Labour members for at least six months will be allowed to vote in the leadership election. This...

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  • Trump Says Clinton Trying To Divert Attention Through 'Star Of David' Tweet
Trump Says Clinton Trying To Divert Attention Through 'Star Of David' Tweet

Quoted in the Post , he said "I will not and do not want to be a disruptive force...Donald Trump won". In interviews before and after that, Trump denounced Duke. House Speaker Paul Ryan condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for a controversial weekend tweet featuring an image of Hillary Clinton set against a backdrop of money and what appeared...

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  • Erdogan Weeps at Friend's Funeral Killed During Coup Attempt
Erdogan Weeps at Friend's Funeral Killed During Coup Attempt

The U.S. consulate general in Istanbul said Monday it expected demonstrations near its facilities, and it warned American citizens to avoid the area. Security forces are still searching for some of the soldiers involved in the coup attempt in various cities and rural areas, but there is no risk of a renewed bid to seize power, said an official.

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  • Party donor goes to court over ruling that put Corbyn on ballot
Party donor goes to court over ruling that put Corbyn on ballot

Labour rebels were left infuriated by the decision, claiming the trade unions had "done us over" by propping up Mr Corbyn and saying he does not have the "moral authority" to lead. He vowed to strengthen his party and defeat the Conservative government. Meanwhile, Eagle said Corbyn needed to "get control of his supporters".

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  • Mike Pence Accepts Trump's Offer to Run Election as Vice President
Mike Pence Accepts Trump's Offer to Run Election as Vice President

He lauded Pence's personal character and conservative credentials and pointed to his record as governor of Indiana. But proponents of the Pence pick say it could help unify the GOP, which has been divided over Trump's candidacy. Standing before a backdrop of American flags and a flood-lit red, white and blue curtain, Trump declared himself and Pe...

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  • Gates: Foundation to invest $5B in Africa over next 5 years
Gates: Foundation to invest $5B in Africa over next 5 years

For 67 years Nelson Mandela , who was born in a village named Mvezo of South Africa in 1918, devoted his life to the service of humanity - as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an worldwide peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa, recalls the UN.

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  • Leon Smith determined to keep Great Britain's Davis Cup journey going
Leon Smith determined to keep Great Britain's Davis Cup journey going

But playing as Britain's top ranked singles player did not seem to faze the 21-year-old, who won Friday's opening singles match before then triumphing 6-3 6-4 7-6 against Dusan Lajovic on Sunday to give the visitors an unassailable lead in the tie after Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot also won the doubles rubber.

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  • 2 more arrests in Nice truck attack; 49 dead still not ID'd
2 more arrests in Nice truck attack; 49 dead still not ID'd

Nicolas Leslie, a University of California, Berkeley, student who was missing after a truck drove through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, killing 84, died in the attack, the school said Sunday, relaying information it had received from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Baghdad bomb death toll hits 250
Baghdad bomb death toll hits 250

Sunday's bombing was the worst single auto bomb attack in Iraq since the United States invaded the country and toppled Saddam Hussein 13 years ago. Iraqi forces last month dislodged Islamic State militants from Falluja, their stronghold just west of the capital that served as a launch pad for such attacks.

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  • First U.S. Death from Zika
First U.S. Death from Zika

Health officials confirmed today that Florida will get a piece of the $25 million in Zika funding announced last week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "It is important for certain people no to travel to those areas where there is an on going transmission and that is pregnant women", said Byers. "There is no risk of local ...

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  • Afghan War Continues: Obama Slows Troop Withdrawal
Afghan War Continues: Obama Slows Troop Withdrawal

He came into office promising to end the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, but he'll leave with the United States of America still enmeshed in conflicts in both of those countries while wrestling with new ones in Syria and Libya. There are now 9,800 US troops in the country. This appears to be the last decision on Afghan troop levels of Obama's eight...

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  • Police and protesters clash in Minnesota capital
Police and protesters clash in Minnesota capital

He will head to Dallas on Tuesday to speak at an interfaith memorial service as well as meet privately with the families of the fallen police officers and those who were injured. As police Saturday night advanced on I-94 near Lexington Avenue, some among the hundreds of protesters retreated up an adjacent hill and left the freeway.

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  • Nintendo hits six-year high as Pokemon Go reaches United Kingdom market
Nintendo hits six-year high as Pokemon Go reaches United Kingdom market

Pokemon Go launched in the US, New Zealand and Australia at the tail-end of last week, but was delayed in the United Kingdom after experiencing server issues due to its popularity. This new augmented reality app allows users to travel between the real world and the virtual world of Pokemon on your phone or tablet. The hit game from the 90s ha...

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  • GMO food labeling bill with loopholes passes Senate vote
GMO food labeling bill with loopholes passes Senate vote

Sen. Mazie K. Hirono voted yesterday to approve S.764, bipartisan legislation that establishes a mandatory federal labeling system for GMOs. The USDA estimates that 24,000 more products would require disclosure under the Senate's regulation compared with the Vermont law.

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  • Trump's convention to feature less glitz, more family
Trump's convention to feature less glitz, more family

But it's unrealistic to say you're going to deport 14 million people", said Suarez, who noted that mass deportations would break apart families and hurt the children of people living in the country illegally but who themselves were born in the United States.

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  • Vietnam police detain dozens in anti-China protest
Vietnam police detain dozens in anti-China protest

Colap also reiterates its admonition to states locked in such disputes to respect and deal with one another as sovereign equals and to give due regard to the opposing party's right of self-determination. "Every reef they've seized they've made into an island", says Antonio Carpio, a senior associate justice of the Philippines Supreme Court. "It's...

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  • Karnataka minister steps down after FIR ordered
Karnataka minister steps down after FIR ordered

Two IAS officers A M Prasad and Pranab Mohanty were also mentioned in the court order on the basis of a complaint filed by deceased police officer MK Ganapathy's son Nehal. The Opposition BJP and JDS have rejected the judicial probe and are insisting on a CBI inquiry and the resignation of George. The Siddaramaiah government faced the first major...

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  • Republican Platform Shaping Up to Look a Lot Like Trump Stump
Republican Platform Shaping Up to Look a Lot Like Trump Stump

Citing Trump, the Log Cabin Republicans' Angelo said, "This isn't my GOP, and I know it's not yours either". Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso , who led the platform committee, said he was given Trump's blessing during a private meeting last week in Washington.

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  • GOP convention kicks off as nation reels from more violence
GOP convention kicks off as nation reels from more violence

Cleveland's police union called for the suspension of a state law allowing people to carry firearms during the Republican National Convention but Ohio's governor said he was powerless to act despite heightened security concerns with the killing on Sunday of three police officers in Louisiana.

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  • PDP MLA Injured as Mob Attacks Vehicle in Pulwama
PDP MLA Injured as Mob Attacks Vehicle in Pulwama

Mohammad Khalil Bandh, the legislator from Pulwama, was heading to Srinagar at around 1 am when a crowd started throwing stones at his vehicle. In fresh violence in Jammu and Kashmir on the tenth day of the curfew on 18 July, PDP MLA Mohammad Khalil Bandh was injured after allegedly being attacked by a mob in Srinagar .

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