• Christie: 'No discontent' over Pence pick
Christie: 'No discontent' over Pence pick

Asked why she isn't entitled to a mistake , Trump simply said "she's not". During Trump's official introduction of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, the campaign adorned a fundraising email with a simple "TRUMP" atop a "PENCE", ditching an American flag-inspired interlocking T and P logo that attracted the attention of Trump critics...

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  • ISIS Claims Responsibility for German Train Attack
ISIS Claims Responsibility for German Train Attack

The youth hacked and slashed at some of the train's 20 passengers, injuring at least four of them. Mr Joachim Herrmann, the interior minister of Bavaria state, said the assailant arrived as an unaccompanied minor in Germany several months ago and had lived at first in a shelter and then more recently with a foster family.

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  • China issues sea-claims warning
China issues sea-claims warning

China's stand weakens the principle of dispute resolution through arbitration-but this time, it is far more unsafe, as this is not just a dispute between the two nations, but also a proxy for China-US jousting. In a major diplomatic blow to China, the tribunal working under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) struck down th...

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  • Erdogan supporters on the streets of Turkey
Erdogan supporters on the streets of Turkey

Addressing hundreds of supporters outside his Istanbul residence in the early hours of Tuesday, Erdogan responded to calls for the death penalty with the simple statement: "You can not put aside the people's demands". The worldwide community has strongly backed the Turkish government against the coup , but there has been some disquiet about ...

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  • North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South Korea ports, airfields
North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South Korea ports, airfields

On Tuesday, North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles in an apparent protest against the decision by Seoul and Washington to set up the THAAD battery in Seongju, 296 km south of Seoul. North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty. The US and ...

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  • The battle lines drawn as 4 SABC journalists dismissed: trade union
The battle lines drawn as 4 SABC journalists dismissed: trade union

Earlier today, trade union Solidarity confirmed it would approach the Labour Court this coming Thursday to have the suspension of the Krige, Pillay, Venter and Steenkamp overturned on the basis of unlawful labour practises. That protest was in response to Motsoeneng's decision, announced in May, to stop airing footage of the destruction of proper...

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  • India lifts ban but Kashmir papers not printing amid unrest
India lifts ban but Kashmir papers not printing amid unrest

No newspaper will come out here on Wednesday after Srinagar-based editors and publishers on Tuesday decided not to go to print in protest against the government's "propaganda blitzkrieg that there was no ban" on the media in the restive Kashmir Valley.

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  • No Bushes Attending the GOP Convention for First Time in 40 Years
No Bushes Attending the GOP Convention for First Time in 40 Years

Not everyone was confident that successful rehabilitationwas even possible after Trump 2016, particularly George W. Bush. Bush seemed to be hinting at something darker, however, the idea that he might be looking at the end of the Republican party.

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  • Fire in residential building in Turkey's Ankara under control: Turkish official
Fire in residential building in Turkey's Ankara under control: Turkish official

A USA -based cleric accused of orchestrating Turkey's abortive coup may be able to remain in the United States for years even if Turkey asks for his extradition, lawyers with experience in extradition proceedings said. He said an extradition order will follow. More than 7500 people have been detained. A further 492 were sacked from the Religious ...

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  • Turkey intensifies crackdown after failed coup attempt
Turkey intensifies crackdown after failed coup attempt

Eight Turkish military personnel who landed in Greece in a helicopter during a military coup in Turkey are to appear in court in the northern Greek city of Alexandroupolis, charged with illegally entering the country. Crowds at rallies have repeatedly called for the death penalty for the plotters of the failed coup. Eleven soldiers suspected of i...

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  • Stephen Colbert mocked Donald Trump at a Republican convention
Stephen Colbert mocked Donald Trump at a Republican convention

However, he finally channeled his amusing alter ego made famous on Report . When Stephen Colbert made it clear he was going to be doing something a little different for The Late Show's coverage of the Republican National Convention, it didn't take much of an imaginative leap to assume that he'd try some particularly ridiculous antics.

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  • Pippa Middleton gets engaged to her boyfriend James Matthews
Pippa Middleton gets engaged to her boyfriend James Matthews

THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are "absolutely delighted" that Kate's sister, Pippa Middleton, is to Wednesday her financier boyfriend, James Matthews, Kensington Palace has said. Pippa Middleton has only been engaged for a matter of days, and already she's going to have to start thinking about her wedding party. They make a wonderful couple ...

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  • European Union on Cameron: 'Nobody will miss you'
European Union on Cameron: 'Nobody will miss you'

She has begun to roll out new Cabinet appointments and has named Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson as Foreign Minister. Following the referendum we face a time of great national change. Mr Kenny previously pleaded with European Union leaders to give Britain time to adjust to the Brexit vote, but he has hardened his stance. In his final Prime M...

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  • N. Korea fires three ballistic missiles in new show of force
N. Korea fires three ballistic missiles in new show of force

The launch is the latest in a series of North Korean missile tests and follows an announcement from South Korea that it would deploy a USA missile-defense system. China has criticized the move, which it says could destabilize the region. Seoul and Washington started talks on a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense , or THAAD, system deployment a...

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  • Sanders Endorses Former Rival Clinton For President
Sanders Endorses Former Rival Clinton For President

He told a rally in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, however: "I am endorsing Hillary Clinton ". It's official: Bernie Sanders has endorsed Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for president, but he's still not officially dropping out of the race.

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  • The Most Damning Speech of the Republican Convention Wasn't Melania Trump's
The Most Damning Speech of the Republican Convention Wasn't Melania Trump's

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani claimed to the GOP convention in Cleveland Donald Trump's administration would transform America the same way his own 1990s tenure saw a renaissance in New York City-and made a tribute to fallen police officers that drew perhaps the most raucous applause of the night.

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  • Ashfield councillors back Corbyn for leader
Ashfield councillors back Corbyn for leader

There have been issues about how people can get in the room. Right-wing Labour MPs initiated the current crisis when they called for a no confidence vote against Corbyn following the Brexit vote, blaming him for the "leave" victory and for not doing enough to campaign for the "remain" camp.

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  • Rambling Trump rolls out Pence
Rambling Trump rolls out Pence

The presumptive Republican US presidential candidate released the logo on Saturday (AEST) as he officially announced Mike Pence as his vice-presidential running mate. "Indiana's unemployment rate - and this is the primary reason I wanted Mike - other than he looks very good ...." In thanking Trump for his appointment, the governor described th...

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  • Turkey moves to extradite expat Poconos cleric for coup attempt
Turkey moves to extradite expat Poconos cleric for coup attempt

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed the extradition of Fetullah Gulen from the USA during a telephone call with President Barack Obama on Tuesday, the White House said. it has been made a decision to suspend the operations of ANS television channel for one month", said a July 18 statement posted on the council's website.

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  • British PM Theresa May says prepared to authorise nuclear attack
British PM Theresa May says prepared to authorise nuclear attack

It's always been a divisive issue and polls show about half of Scotland wants the Trident submarine and their missiles decommissioned. "It is impossible to say for certain that no extreme threats will emerge in the next 30 or 40 years to threaten our security and way of life", she said.

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