• Dallas suspect had bomb-making material
Dallas suspect had bomb-making material

Video on the Dallas Morning News website shows so-called "real-life" training: staged scenarios which officers might encounter in the field such as a man waving a weapon. The central business district in downtown Dallas remains closed to pedestrians and traffic. "Clearly the rhetoric of Black Lives Matters encouraged the sniper that shot Dalla...

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  • Tory leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom 'not happy' with same-sex marriage
Tory leadership candidate Andrea Leadsom 'not happy' with same-sex marriage

She has also suggested that she may want to deport European Union citizens who have committed certain crimes, while claiming that Leadsom would allow them to stay. I would have liked that to been clarified. I certainly know of a gay couple, who, if they had a child, would be wonderfully loving and kind parents. I didn't really like the legislation,...

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  • Tour de France 2016: Matthews to surprise Sagan on Stage 4?
Tour de France 2016: Matthews to surprise Sagan on Stage 4?

Mark Cavendish crosses the finish line in first place. "I'm super-happy. I'm very proud because the team was really fighting for this win", Kimmel said after clinching his ninth Tour stage win. When the pack drew within five minutes of him, Direct-Energie's Thomas Voeckler bridged across to him, and the two led the race on the approach to Angers be...

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  • Obama slows pace of troop drawdown in Afghanistan
Obama slows pace of troop drawdown in Afghanistan

Mr. Obama also directly addressed Taliban leaders, saying the extremist group has been unable to prevail, that Afghan Security Forces continue to grow stronger and that the USA commitment to the region's stability will endure. Obama had previously called for the number of troops in the country to be drawn down from 9,800 to 5,500 by the end of th...

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  • Britain Is About to Have Its First Woman Leader Since Margaret Thatcher
Britain Is About to Have Its First Woman Leader Since Margaret Thatcher

Theresa May is now the Home Secretary. Mr Gove was eliminated from the contest on Thursday after he gained the support of just 46 MPs compared to 84 to Ms Leadsom and 199 for Mrs May, leaving both women in a two-horse race to become the next Prime Minister.

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  • Drug Addicts behind Terror Attacks on Saudi Mosques, Interior Ministry
Drug Addicts behind Terror Attacks on Saudi Mosques, Interior Ministry

Two security personnel were slightly wounded in the attack. In a statement published by kingdom's official SPA news agency, the Saudi interior ministry said that the attack in Madina was carried out by a 26-year-old Saudi man, Naer Moslem Hammad al-Balawi, who had a "history of drug use".

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  • What We Know: Details slow to emerge about Dallas shooting
What We Know: Details slow to emerge about Dallas shooting

I ignored them . I withhold judgment on police shootings for a while, not because I trust the police, but because in general I have a healthy distrust of them , and I want to be fair. Dallas Police Chief David Brown said Friday that officers chose to use a bomb-disposal robot jury-rigged with explosives after negotiating with the suspect for...

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  • Seven wounded in mass stabbing at neo-Nazi rally in California
Seven wounded in mass stabbing at neo-Nazi rally in California

A large fight broke out between the two groups. The violence began when self-styled militants protesting the white nationalist rally confronted a local news reporter, shoving him, knocking his microphone to the ground and taking his phone and notepad, the Sacramento Bee and other local media reported.

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  • United Nations chief slams Israel over settlement plans in wake of Quartet report
United Nations chief slams Israel over settlement plans in wake of Quartet report

A view of the West Bank Jewish settlement of Maale Adumim is seen near Jerusalem July 25, 2013. Earlier on Sunday, Israeli security forces Sunday morning detained six Palestinians in the greater Hebron area, including Tarayrah's sister.

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  • At least 2 Dallas officers shot at protest over police shootings
At least 2 Dallas officers shot at protest over police shootings

One of the officials, familiar with the latest information from the Dallas police investigation, said the long gun was an SKS, a Russian-designed semi-automatic military style rifle. In the chaos, officers ran to the aid of fallen colleagues. "The suspect has no criminal history", the police statement added. Police killed the gunman, identifi...

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  • Corbyn apologises to families for Labour's 'disastrous decision'
Corbyn apologises to families for Labour's 'disastrous decision'

Mr Umunna also spoke admiringly of the Conservative system for conducting leadership elections, which sees the party's MPs whittle down the field to two candidates whom members then decide between. "They feel they need to act now", Hirsh said. Some Labour MPs have since come out to deny reports that the coup against Corbyn is over. A hard-cor...

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  • Bridgegate judge rejects request for Gov. Christie's phone
Bridgegate judge rejects request for Gov. Christie's phone

Critchley assailed Gibson Dunn's 2014 investigation into the lane closures, a probe that absolved Christie of wrongdoing, as a shoddy exercise that didn't interview key players and didn't press Christie or Egea about the text messages. Gibson Dunn said in a June 28 court filing it "returned the phone" without saying who has it. Previously, Christie...

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  • Chilcot probe notwithstanding, Australia defends supporting Iraq War
Chilcot probe notwithstanding, Australia defends supporting Iraq War

Blair's stance was at odds with the report's finding that war was not the last resort , but that Britain triggered military action before all options for a peaceful resolution to the crisis had been exhausted. According to the document, it was also Blair's idea to link the Afghanistan and Iraq military interventions as part of a wider campaign t...

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  • Tim Henman tips Andy Murray to land Wimbledon glory on Sunday
Tim Henman tips Andy Murray to land Wimbledon glory on Sunday

This should be a hell of a final, especially with the way Raonic is serving and hitting his spots. Asked how badly he might have been injured, Federer replied: "I don't know yet". Federer said he plans to return to Wimbledon next year to try again for his eighth title. Federer, having received treatment, won the next point with a big forehand to ...

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  • Attack on Shiite shrine in Iraq kills 35, wounds 60
Attack on Shiite shrine in Iraq kills 35, wounds 60

Al-Abadi fired the commander of Baghdad Operations, a statement from his office said, as the embattled prime minister faced growing protests stemming from Sunday's massive auto bombing, one of the deadliest since the 2003 US -led invasion of Iraq .

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  • Duterte hopes for favorable ruling on China sea row
Duterte hopes for favorable ruling on China sea row

China Offers Philippines Peace in order to settle South China Sea dispute? Sam Bateman, an Australian expert on maritime security, said, "I believe the United States has complicated the situation in the South China Sea ", referring to the USA move of sending warships to the South China Sea to conduct its self-styled freedom of navigation patro...

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  • Peaceful Protest Against Police Shootings Continue In Denver
Peaceful Protest Against Police Shootings Continue In Denver

Shots were fired shortly before 9 p.m.as hundreds of people demonstrated in downtown Dallas. Thursday's shootings occurred in area of hotels, restaurants , businesses and some residential apartments only a few blocks from Dealey Plaza, the landmark made famous by the Kennedy assassination.

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  • Will look into cleric Zakir Naik, says Centre
Will look into cleric Zakir Naik, says Centre

Naik's "hate speech". "The Home Ministry will look into it and take action", said Naidu. Requesting the Indian government to examine the teachings of controversial preacher, Inu said: "I also request the Indian government and information minister that they also examine the context of Dr Naik's teachings".

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  • William Hill - PM race MAYbe not a one horse race
William Hill - PM race MAYbe not a one horse race

Ms May won 199 votes and Ms Leadsom 84 in a second ballot of lawmakers of the governing Conservative Party . Mrs May said: "This vote shows that the Conservative Party can come together - and under my leadership it will". Speaking to reporters outside Parliament he said: "I believe Andrea now, going to the country, has all that fantastic com...

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  • ISIS says Dhaka cafe slaughter 'just a glimpse of what is coming'
ISIS says Dhaka cafe slaughter 'just a glimpse of what is coming'

However, Bangladesh refuted IS' claim of responsibility, saying the attack was perpetrated by a homegrown militant group. Babul urged the government to take these cases seriously and give them importance. He said of his son's participation in the attack, "It is very shameful for us - it's humiliating, disparaging and sad. I seek pardon to all thr...

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