• Angela Eagle drops out of race to topple UK Labour leader
Angela Eagle drops out of race to topple UK Labour leader

Owen Smith has a lead and I think it's in the best interests of the Labour Party that we now come together so that we have one candidate. She urged Labour party members to register to vote in September's leadership election to ensure the party could be an effective opposition which could "take the fight" to the Conservative government.

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  • Prosecutor says standoff figure hatched escape
Prosecutor says standoff figure hatched escape

District Court in Portland on Monday ahead of their September trial. During a pretrial hearing in Portland, OR., prosecutors alleged that Bundy had been plotting his escape from the Multnomah County jail when jail staff discovered his bed sheets had been tied together into a 12-15 foot "braided rope" in April, OPB reported .

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  • Queen: Trump wasn't authorized to use 'We Are the Champions'
Queen: Trump wasn't authorized to use 'We Are the Champions'

Several lines and passages from Melania Trump's speech were lifted directly from First Lady Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech, a fact Trump and his campaign have vehemently denied since the similarities were first pointed out .

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  • Republican convention starts Trump nomination roll call vote
Republican convention starts Trump nomination roll call vote

The Republican National Convention nomination vote for Donald Trump Tuesday will be overwhelming but not completely unanimous. He said he pledged to support the nominee when the candidates debated in the same arena last August, and that Trump can win the Badger State - which hasn't voted for a Republican for president since 1984.

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  • Nick Cannon Rockin' Cleveland Protest ... In His Turban
Nick Cannon Rockin' Cleveland Protest ... In His Turban

Earlier this week, the White House finally responded to a petition on their website demanding that Black Lives Matter be designated a terrorist organization. And police forces want to remove those people as well. We should not make this about white vs. black or black vs. blue or any other ethnic group. "I'm out here in support of the moveme...

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  • Trump narrows gap with Clinton as Republicans rally in Cleveland: Reuters/Ipsos
Trump narrows gap with Clinton as Republicans rally in Cleveland: Reuters/Ipsos

This week's four-day convention is Trump's highest-profile opportunity to convince voters that he's better suited for the presidency than Democrat Hillary Clinton. "I kept thinking, 'What's this like?' And then I thought, you know, when I was a little girl, I went to see". "We can not let this madness continue", the presidential hopeful said.

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  • First Lady Michelle Obama Sings Beyoncé on Carpool Karaoke
First Lady Michelle Obama Sings Beyoncé on Carpool Karaoke

FLOTUS brings her high energy and vocals to rock out with The Late Late Show host and run a playlist that includes Beyoncé. The First lady is seen asking Corden if she can "play some music" since she rarely gets to "rock out" like that in the vehicle anymore.

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  • Theresa May moves into PM's residence
Theresa May moves into PM's residence

She promised to "rise to the challenge" of negotiating the terms of the country's departure from the European Union and forge a "bold new positive role" for Britain in the world. Ms May has run Britain's home office for six years, dealing with policing, immigration and other tough issues. Saying his goodbyes to his colleagues at a good-natured qu...

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  • Germany says Turkey's reinstating death penalty would end EU talks
Germany says Turkey's reinstating death penalty would end EU talks

The comments come as Mr Erdogan contemplates capital punishment for those behind the failed coup attempt in Turkey . The top American diplomat said Turkey must "uphold the highest standards for the country's democratic institutions and the rule of law".

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  • States to Sue VW Over Diesel Scandal
States to Sue VW Over Diesel Scandal

Turns out that the state attorneys general of NY and MA have now sued the company following a massive investigation. Mueller, according to the suit, was aware of a 2006 decision to not equip Audi vehicles with equipment needed to meet US clean-air standards.

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  • Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton, Says She Would Make An
Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton, Says She Would Make An "Outstanding President"

He went on: "Hillary Clinton understands that if someone in America works 40 hours a week, that person should not be living in poverty". Sources from the Clinton campaign say her team has been conducting outreach to Sanders supporters as well , especially in states that Sanders won during the primary, including New Hampshire.

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  • German train attacker vowed 'revenge on the infidels'
German train attacker vowed 'revenge on the infidels'

A note found in the Afghan train attacker's room where he also kept a hand-painted flag of the Islamic State group indicates he may have been self-radicalized, a top German top security official said Tuesday. Fourteen other passengers on the train were being treated for shock. German prosecutors said they are working to confirm the identity of ...

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  • Spurs attacker Njie rejects Marseille offer
Spurs attacker Njie rejects Marseille offer

Press Association Sport understands Spurs have agreed a £10.9million deal for Nkoudou, who was one of the rising stars in Ligue 1 last season. The French under-21 worldwide will become Mauricio Pochettino's third major signing of the summer following the arrivals of striker Vincent Janssen from AZ Alkmaar and midfielder Victor Wanyama from Sout...

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  • Lynch frustrates House Republicans with steely testimony on Clinton's emails
Lynch frustrates House Republicans with steely testimony on Clinton's emails

Lynch spoke highly of the team of " career lawyers and seasoned agents " at the Federal Bureau of Investigation that made the recommendation not to press charges against Clinton and her staff. In response to the FBI's findings, Chaffetz, the head of the US House of Representatives Government Oversight Committee, along with House Judiciary Chairman ...

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  • Former Turkish air force chief confesses to plotting coup, state media reports
Former Turkish air force chief confesses to plotting coup, state media reports

Anadolu cited him as saying: "I am not the person who planned or led the coup ". Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on July 18 that Turkey may question its friendship with the USA amid calls for the extradition of U.S.-based scholar Fethullah Gülen after a failed coup attempt.

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  • Curfew, shutdown continue for 11th day in Kashmir
Curfew, shutdown continue for 11th day in Kashmir

The Home Minister, responding to a almost four-hour-long discussion, said he particularly instructed the chiefs of security forces, including the CRPF and BSF, to "use as little force as possible". "Everyone says Kashmir is ours, no one says Kashmiris are ours". "Pakistan, which is raking up the Kashmir issue and human rights issues, should care ...

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  • Turkey fires tens of thousands in coup plotters hunt
Turkey fires tens of thousands in coup plotters hunt

President Barack Obama pledged US support for the democratically elected government of Turkey while urging embattled Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect civil liberties as he responds to the coup attempt that nearly forced him from power.

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  • Mystery numbers in North Korea broadcasts carry Cold War echoes
Mystery numbers in North Korea broadcasts carry Cold War echoes

The move follows a recent decision made by the US and South Korea to deploy the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to counter North Korean missile threats. Seoul and Washington started talks on a Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense , or THAAD, system deployment after North Korea conducted a fourth nuclear test and a long-range rock...

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  • Axel Tuanzebe impresses under the eye of Mourinho
Axel Tuanzebe impresses under the eye of Mourinho

Having started his youth career with the club in 2007, United see no reason to continue with the player, as at 23 years of age, he looks further away than ever from challenging for a place in the first team. We started thinking about football the way I think and that pleased me. I prefer them to go with Man United. Riley made his first-team debut...

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  • 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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