• May to make further cabinet appointments today
May to make further cabinet appointments today

Prominent conservatives who campaigned to get Britain out of the European Union were given the task of seeing the job through, starting with former London Mayor Boris Johnson, who was named foreign secretary, in the day's most surprising move.

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  • Protesters say Trump and Pence will 'Make America Hate Again'
Protesters say Trump and Pence will 'Make America Hate Again'

Pence's entire role on the ticket appears to be to filter the insane out of what Donald Trump says in order to make is sound more conventionally Republican . Although yesterday's event lacked the usual pizazz of a vice presidential announcement,
Republican strategist Keith
Appell said Trump's performance won't matter once voters go to the polls in...

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  • Honor killing claims life of Pakistani social media celebrity
Honor killing claims life of Pakistani social media celebrity

Her departure has triggered a debate over "honour killings" and what's appropriate behavior online for girls in Pakistan. She had received threats from her family to quit modelling and stop her provocative appearances on social media. I gave her a tablet and then strangled her. Baloch , whose real name was Fauzia Azeem, had a huge social media f...

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  • Moscow Lab Covered Up Athletes Doping Abuse at Sochi Olympics
Moscow Lab Covered Up Athletes Doping Abuse at Sochi Olympics

The Kremlin on Monday condemned what it called a "dangerous" return to political interference in sport after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) called for Russian Federation to be banned from the Rio Olympics. As if the Summer Olympics haven't had enough going on, an investigation done by WADA, the World Anti- Doping Agency has confirmed allegat...

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  • Will not stop construction in South China Sea: China tells US
Will not stop construction in South China Sea: China tells US

The photo shows H-6K bombers conducting a combat air patrol in the South China Sea recently. The Seminar which organized by the Institute of Chinese Borderland Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASSICBS), attracted more than 20 experts from academic institutes in China and countries in the region, including Singapore, Indonesia, Malays...

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  • Clinton leads Trump in four states
Clinton leads Trump in four states

Hillary Clinton released a new ad Saturday that paints Donald Trump as unfit to be commander in chief, suggesting that he lacks the vision to handle foreign affairs. Trump isn't expanding his base. He finds the Quinnipiac polls encouraging. When gender is included in the analysis, the poll finds that white women with college degrees narrowly su...

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  • Thousands of Venezuelans enter Colombia for food, medicine
Thousands of Venezuelans enter Colombia for food, medicine

Colombian Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas said " we have made a great effort to have sufficient supplies " for the Venezuelans expected to stream across the border on Saturday and Sunday. Venezuela's government closed all crossings a year ago to crack down on smuggling along the 1,378-mile (2,219 kilometer) border. Colombia's foreign minist...

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  • MPs Decide To Renew Trident Nuclear Deterrent
MPs Decide To Renew Trident Nuclear Deterrent

Singling out the perceived nuclear threat from Russian Federation and North Korea, the prime minister argued that threat "has not gone away, if anything it has increased". The decision to hold an immediate vote on Trident has plunged Mr Corbyn into a fresh crisis as his party is deeply divided on the issue. British opposition leader Jeremy Corby...

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  • Liu says tribunal lacks authority and credibility
Liu says tribunal lacks authority and credibility

On Tuesday, a tribunal in The Hague ruled that China has no historic rights in the waterway and sided with the Philippines that had filed the complaint. The dispute over the rights to the 3.5 million kilometers of waters in the Pacific Ocean has been an ongoing battle between China and the Philippines and the latest ruling risks increased tension...

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  • Brexit Champion Boris Johnson's Choice as UK's New Foreign Minister Raises Eyebrows
Brexit Champion Boris Johnson's Choice as UK's New Foreign Minister Raises Eyebrows

May was in the Remain camp, but now has to lead Britain out of the EU. The figure did not take account of London's budget rebate or of European Union spending on public and private sector projects in the United Kingdom. Boris Johnson aka the "King of Blunder" has been publicly embarrassed yet again when he was literally booed off stage during a ...

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  • US DoJ investigating Fiat Chrysler for fraud
US DoJ investigating Fiat Chrysler for fraud

The investigation could be tied to the way the automaker reports sales of its cars and trucks in the USA and how it compensates dealers. The story, which broke earlier this afternoon on Bloomberg News, cites unnamed sources said to be familiar with the investigation who requested anonymity based on the confidential nature of the proceedings.

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  • US attorney general deflects lawmakers' questions on Clinton emails
US attorney general deflects lawmakers' questions on Clinton emails

Comey is a lifelong Republican who served as deputy attorney general during George W. Bush's GOP administration. Ohio Rep. Steve Chabot called the recommendation Lynch accepted "disheartening" and "unfortunate". Rep. Gohmert: Ok, well, if you're not going to answer the question... Lynch was asked about her email practices by Rep. Trey G...

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  • Russia Should Be Barred From Rio Olympics, World Anti-Doping Agency Says
Russia Should Be Barred From Rio Olympics, World Anti-Doping Agency Says

Russian track and field athletes have already been banned from competing in Brazil, but the DOSB joined the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in advocating a total ban on all Russian competitors from Rio. Russia's deputy minister of sports would direct lab workers which positive samples to send through and which to hold back. That program involved da...

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  • Party Disunity: Trump team says Kasich 'embarrassing' GOP
Party Disunity: Trump team says Kasich 'embarrassing' GOP

And yet the announcement itself saw Trump squeezing a giant persona into a framework, with only a little drama extending beyond the edges; a lengthy preamble gave way to Trump ceding the stage to Pence entirely, something those who've watched Trump closely couldn't have imagined a few short months ago.

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  • Turkey coup attempt: Thousands of police officers suspended
Turkey coup attempt: Thousands of police officers suspended

Twenty-four alleged coup plotters were killed, Mr Yildirim said - a smaller number than Turkish officials previously reported . "The demands of the people can not be overlooked in democracies". Turkish television has shown images of captured suspects forced to lie face down on the tarmac after their arrest while AFP photographers have seen sus...

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  • Erdogan orders Turkish Air Force to patrol country's airspace
Erdogan orders Turkish Air Force to patrol country's airspace

More than 290 people were killed in the military coup attempt in Turkey, spokespeople for the Turkish Foreign Ministry said. The reason for the discrepancy was not immediately clear. The failed coup and the subsequent crackdown followed moves by Erdogan to reshape both the military and the judiciary. He has been charged with treason in his native c...

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  • President Obama: 'All Americans should be deeply troubled by the fatal shootings'
President Obama: 'All Americans should be deeply troubled by the fatal shootings'

Just 24 hours earlier, another black man, Alton Sterling , 37, was shot to death by police while being restrained in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. "Would this have happened if those passengers would have been white?" Philando Castile , a 32-year-old black man, during a routine traffic stop in Falcon Heights , Minnesota on Wednesday.

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  • Deputy mayor in Istanbul dies from shooting injuries
Deputy mayor in Istanbul dies from shooting injuries

However, Haberturk and NTV cited what they said was his testimony to prosecutors, reporting that he denied playing a role. The deputy mayor of Sisli, a prosperous district in Istanbul, was shot on Monday by an attacker, according to multiple Turkish media reports.

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  • These are the possibilities why Smriti Irani was removed from education ministry
These are the possibilities why Smriti Irani was removed from education ministry

I think with dialogue in place, agitations don't happen. These ranged from the appointment of a BJP-linked chairman at the Film and Film and Television Institute of India, to suicide of Dalit scholar Rohith Vemula of the Hyderabad University.

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  • Canadian athletes react to report showing widespread doping in Russian athletics
Canadian athletes react to report showing widespread doping in Russian athletics

President Vladimir Putin said earlier on Monday that Russian officials named in the World Anti-Doping Agency's report would be temporarily suspended. Several athlete and anti-doping groups were gearing up over the weekend to send letters to the International Olympic Committee urging that Russia's entire delegation be banned from the Rio Games.

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