• United States ambassador to Turkey denies USA supported failed coup
United States ambassador to Turkey denies USA supported failed coup

Turkey purged its police on Monday after rounding up thousands of soldiers, judges and prosecutors. Turkish prime minister Binali Yildirim said 7,543 people had so far been detained, including 6,038 soldiers. Following the failed coup , some politicians have advocated reintroducing the death penalty, which Turkey abolished in 2004, after joining...

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  • Govt must own the ban, not possible to resume publication: Kashmir newspapers
Govt must own the ban, not possible to resume publication: Kashmir newspapers

Senior minister Nayeem Akhtar had told HT that the "undesirable step was taken to ensure peace" and "to save lives". The meeting, which was called for reviewing the "press emergency" imposed by the government on printing and distribution of newspapers, asked the state government to own up the raids that were carried out on the printing presses du...

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  • CPI to draw a bead on MK Damodaran in LDF meet
CPI to draw a bead on MK Damodaran in LDF meet

Alleging that there is a hidden agenda behind the appointment in addition to the illegality and chance of abuse of office, Kummanam's petition said the appointment is illegal. Following the row, Damodaran had reportedly said that he does not wish to assume the charge if it would bring embarrassment to the government. He is not taking any remunerati...

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  • MPs vote for Trident renewal amid Labour split
MPs vote for Trident renewal amid Labour split

Even though the United Kingdom has made a decision to leave the European Union, Britain is still relevant in matters of European and global peacekeeping, the nation's defense chief said and members of parliament signaled Monday with a majority vote on the future of London's nuclear forces.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation says it won't recommend charges in Clinton email matter
Federal Bureau of Investigation says it won't recommend charges in Clinton email matter

Those messages were sent directly or forwarded to Clinton. The references to other government officials, repeated in other interviews Clinton conducted Friday, represent a new line of defense in the long public debate over an issue that has led many voters to say they do not trust her .

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  • Turkey detains 6000 in purge after failed coup
Turkey detains 6000 in purge after failed coup

Gulen said from his home in rural Pennsylvania, where he has lived in self-imposed exile since 1999. Turkish authorities say operations are still ongoing to detain people related to the coup. He had indicated a shake-up of the military was imminent and had also taken steps to increase his influence over the judiciary. But the crackdown is n...

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  • Ohio Police Officer Hospitalized After Glass Found In Sandwich
Ohio Police Officer Hospitalized After Glass Found In Sandwich

They added he then looked into the sandwich and saw the glass. The officer was hospitalized and medical tests were performed. The unidentified officer had to be hospitalized after the incident Monday, according to ABC 6. Local public health officials are investigating Tuesday at the restaurant, whose name is now being withheld. The unnamed re...

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  • Iran's FM extolls country's ability to restore nuke program
Iran's FM extolls country's ability to restore nuke program

The document says that 11 to 13 years into the 15-year agreement, Iran can replace the 5,060 inefficient centrifuges it now uses to enrich uranium with up to 3,500 advanced machines. "This is a major issue which should be dealt with with the USA administration". But it can be put to use only after the deal expires. Numerous prominent signers were s...

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  • ISIS claims credit for axe attack on German train
ISIS claims credit for axe attack on German train

Germany has thus far escaped the kind of large-scale jihadist attacks seen in the southern French city of Nice last week, in which 31-year-old Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel used a truck to mow down people leaving a Bastille Day fireworks display, killing 84 people.

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  • How 'Never Trump' Could Still Stir Up Trouble Tuesday
How 'Never Trump' Could Still Stir Up Trouble Tuesday

Cheers and chants mixed with the boos in a cacophony that made it impossible to distinguish between those in favor of the move to quash the revolt and those opposed to it. Which meant, if they didn't like Trump they shouldn't have to support him as a delegate. "We had some calling for the roll call vote", Krawiec said, reporting on how members of...

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  • Britain's new PM Theresa May forms cabinet
Britain's new PM Theresa May forms cabinet

Scotland bucked the national trend for the referendum, with 62% voting to remain. Theresa May is the second female Prime Minister to cross the threshold of 10 Downing Street, after Margaret Thatcher. Ms May is well known to Irish ministers who have had many dealings with her in her years as British Home Secretary. But The Sun said Cameron had b...

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  • Summer sports seek 'individual' not blanket ban on Russians
Summer sports seek 'individual' not blanket ban on Russians

The Olympics chief and some worldwide federations have called for a way for Russian athletes proved to be clean to compete in Rio. Earlier, Mr Peskov said Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko had not been suspended from duties because he is not directly accused of covering up doping.

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  • Trump Campaign Begins RNC Night One By Hitting Clinton On Benghazi, Security
Trump Campaign Begins RNC Night One By Hitting Clinton On Benghazi, Security

The former model who moved to the United States from Slovenia recounted how she became a US citizen and cited "the love in the Trump family". Melania is deeply unlike Michelle Obama, the woman who'd be her predecessor if Trump wins, to say nothing of the former First Lady against whom Trump is presently running.

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  • Nice attacker's link to Islamic State puzzles investigators
Nice attacker's link to Islamic State puzzles investigators

The French investigation found that the person behind the attack was a 31-year-old resident of Nice , of Tunisian origins. Bouhlel's killing spree was brought to an end when police shot him to death inside the truck. "The individual who committed this absolutely despicable, unspeakable crime was not known by the intelligence services, as he had ...

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  • Turkey PM urges 'no acts of revenge' over coup bid
Turkey PM urges 'no acts of revenge' over coup bid

He expressed "deep regret" at suggestions the death penalty could be reinstated. Gen Ozturk has denied the allegation, saying he neither planned nor directed the coup. Seized: A total of 7,543 people have been arrested over alleged ties to the failed putsch while trouble bubbled over further south. European Union foreign affairs chief Federica ...

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  • Black Lives Matter protest marches through downtown Tulsa
Black Lives Matter protest marches through downtown Tulsa

The Irish demonstrations came as US President Barack Obama addressed an emotional memorial for five slain policemen in Dallas. He also wrote about the struggle faced by cops on a day-to-day basis, noting that eight on-duty police officers were killed (five by gunfire) during his eight years as mayor.

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  • Decision Due on Whether Russia Can Compete In Rio Olympics
Decision Due on Whether Russia Can Compete In Rio Olympics

Rodchenkov, who fled Russian Federation following his sacking in November, was interviewed by McLaren via Skype, to protect his safety, and supplied him with hundreds of documents and electronic messages to corroborate his claims. Across town, the IAAF governing body's expulsion of the Russian track team is being challenged by the Russian Olympic b...

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  • French PM booed at Nice tribute for attack victims
French PM booed at Nice tribute for attack victims

One witness told authorities that Bouhlel seemed accustomed to looking at decapitation videos, Molins said. "I'd have liked the politicians to have the decency when the bodies were still on the Promenade not to start saying, it's so-and-so's fault", said Stephane Bebert, who was at the ceremony.

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  • North Korea Launches Ballistic Missiles Into Sea
North Korea Launches Ballistic Missiles Into Sea

Seoul time Tuesday. "We strongly condemn this and North Korea's other recent missile tests, which violate UN Security Council Resolutions explicitly prohibiting North Korea's launches using ballistic missile technology", Pentagon spokesman Gary Ross said.

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  • Sidney Crosby Shows Off Stanley Cup At Tim Hortons
Sidney Crosby Shows Off Stanley Cup At Tim Hortons

It's a great place to grow up". Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby chats with TSN personality Gord Miller during a hot stove session held Saturday as part of Stanley Cup celebrations in Cole Harbour. The city of Halifax is working on its own tribute to Cole Harbour's native son, with council voting unanimously to consider renaming a suburb...

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