• British prime minister Theresa May names new cabinet
British prime minister Theresa May names new cabinet

There are formidable challenges ahead for Amber Rudd as Home Secretary: she will have to make good the pledge to reduce immigration, something that confounded Mrs May in the job. Philip Hammond, who was the foreign secretary in the David Cameron government, replaced George Osborne as the chancellor of the exchequer. "We will work constructively...

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  • U.S. and European Union caution Turkey over failed coup crackdown
U.S. and European Union caution Turkey over failed coup crackdown

Obama intends to convey the U.S.'s strong support for Turkey's "democratically elected civilian government and that country's democratic institutions", spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters. The coup plotters sent warplanes firing on key government installations and tanks rolling into major cities on Friday night. "And if it meets that standard...

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  • These 10 nations faced coup and some failed like Turkey
These 10 nations faced coup and some failed like Turkey

When asked what he would do if the USA refused to extradite Gulen, he said "we have a mutual agreement of extradition of criminals". In a statement, the CHP also said the military must not be portrayed as the enemy. In a statement released on Turkish television, men claiming to represent the military said the army had taken control of the country...

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  • Wealthy Countries Doing 'Next to Nothing' for Refugees
Wealthy Countries Doing 'Next to Nothing' for Refugees

Oxfam points out that while Germany took in far more refugees and asylum seekers than other wealthy countries, there is still a "major gap" between rich nations and poor countries, which provide shelter for the majority of the world's refugees.

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  • Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration
Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration

The investigation into the attack in Nice has continued, as the motives and organization of the killer remain unclear. Neighbors told The Associated Press the attacker's estranged wife was among them. A 21-year-old French medical student who volunteered to help at the Pasteur hospital said he had been one of many who helped with the bodies. A sign ...

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  • Cameron leaves with the line: 'I was the future once'
Cameron leaves with the line: 'I was the future once'

Removal vans were spotted outside Downing Street on Tuesday, as Cameron's ministers paid tribute to him in his final cabinet meeting, says BBC . David Cameron had the last laugh, literally, on Wednesday during his last Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) time in the British Parliament.

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  • Southport Labour vows to fight for Jeremy Corbyn
Southport Labour vows to fight for Jeremy Corbyn

The NEC on Tuesday agreed that Mr Corbyn will automatically appear on the leadership ballot but introduced restrictions on who will be able to vote in the contest, which his rivals hope will benefit them. Today's decision by members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) - after comes despite Britain's biggest union Unite saying people were "...

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  • Kim Kardashian feuding with Taylor Swift, releases tape proving her point
Kim Kardashian feuding with Taylor Swift, releases tape proving her point

After a bit more explanation from West, Swift says "Umm, yeah go with whatever line you think is better. Because I made that b**ch famous". Taylor Swift shades Kanye West during her Grammys acceptance speech in February. Kanye West: Okay, dope - you still got the Nashville number? TS: I'm like, this close to over exposure. "I think exposing a ...

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  • Anti-Trump Delegates Say They Can Force A Vote Over Rules
Anti-Trump Delegates Say They Can Force A Vote Over Rules

Trump has thrilled supporters with a willingness to hurl insults at Democrats and Republicans alike: "Little Marco" (Rubio) and "Crooked Hillary" among them. Minnesota's delegation was staying in Mentor, about 24 miles from the Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland where the convention will be held.

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  • Obama will present Vietnam War veteran with Medal of Honor
Obama will present Vietnam War veteran with Medal of Honor

He repeatedly returned to a landing zone that was under heavy fire near Duc Pho on May 15, 1967, and during the final evacuation effort, he found out that eight soldiers hadn't been able to get to the helicopters. They had been providing cover for the others and when the choppers took off, all they could do was watch them fly away. "Chuck came in s...

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  • Minnesota delegates, GOP leaders say Trump shows 'strength' after recent violence
Minnesota delegates, GOP leaders say Trump shows 'strength' after recent violence

The four-day long event will see Trump officially named as the party's presidential candidate ahead of the general election this November, and will feature a number of speakers talking about all sorts of topics related to this year's theme, "Make America Great Again" (what else?).

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  • Theresa May becomes Prime Minister
Theresa May becomes Prime Minister

Addressing the nation from Downing Street for the first time as PM, Mrs May stressed that the full name of the Tory party included the word "unionist" and she meant to try to keep the country together after a clear majority of voters in Scotland and Northern Ireland rejected withdrawal from the European Union in the referendum.

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  • The US Troops Who Will Remain in Afghanistan
The US Troops Who Will Remain in Afghanistan

After providing a history of how the USA became involved in Afghanistan and touting his administration's assassination of Osama bin Laden and the training of Afghan troops, Obama announced he will not be removing all US forces from the country before he leaves office.

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  • Brother Has 'No Regrets' For Killing Selfie Star
Brother Has 'No Regrets' For Killing Selfie Star

Baloch offended many conservatives by posting pictures of herself with Mufti Qavi, a prominent cleric. Popular on social media, the controversial starlet has again made it to the headlines for taking a video and clicking selfies with the Mufti Abdul Qavi.

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  • Kasich's decision not to speak at RNC embarrassing party: Trump campaign
Kasich's decision not to speak at RNC embarrassing party: Trump campaign

Speakers after speakers at the Cleveland Convention, "would talk about the failures of the Obama-Clinton administration and setting up the issues in each of the relevant blocks that we're stressing tonight", Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort told reporters at a news conference.

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  • Clinton On Police Murders: 'Don't Let Hate Infect Your Heart'
Clinton On Police Murders: 'Don't Let Hate Infect Your Heart'

Clinton has proposed a series of reforms to the criminal justice system, including developing national guidelines on the use of force by police, new investments in bias training, legislation to end racial profiling and funding for body cameras.

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  • Texas governor joins push to add police to hate crime laws
Texas governor joins push to add police to hate crime laws

Now an assault on a public servant, including a law enforcement, is a third degree felony. If this law passes, it would increase to a second-degree felony. "The Dallas Police Association applauds Governor Abbott's bold plan in response to the recent wave of attacks on police officers". "False narratives and irresponsible anti-police rhetoric ha...

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  • 'Never Trump' faction launches floor fight at GOP convention, sparks chaos
'Never Trump' faction launches floor fight at GOP convention, sparks chaos

That was an apparent reference to hopes by some Kasich loyalists that Ohio's governor would somehow be drafted if the convention became contested - which, pending some final party business this afternoon, is nearly certain not to happen. During the first round of voting at the convention, most delegates must follow the voting results of their sta...

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  • Curfew continues for 10th day in Kashmir Valley
Curfew continues for 10th day in Kashmir Valley

Cable TV networks across Kashmir remain shut. Earlier on Friday, another protestor was killed and three others injured in police firing in Kupwara district, while another civilian died in South Kashmir district. Congress leaders Salman Khurshid and Ambika Soni will brief Sonia after returning from the state where tensions run high as clashes betw...

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  • Turkey still searching some coup plotters, no risk of new attempt
Turkey still searching some coup plotters, no risk of new attempt

Gulen won a following while employed as an imam, or preacher, by the Turkish state. "I call on the United States and President Barack Obama". The death toll from the coup attempt stands at 294. Military personnel moved swiftly to disarm Turkish police officers, who tend to back Erdogan's government, before occupying the TRT Turkish national tel...

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