• China confirms navy to hold drills in disputed sea
China confirms navy to hold drills in disputed sea

China and Japan are involved in a dispute in the East China over control of a group of islands located about 220 km (140 miles) northeast of Taiwan, known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyu Islands in China. China on Tuesday also started holding seven days of military drills around disputed islands in the sea. The manoeuvres will conclude on...

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  • Attack on Shiite shrine north of Baghdad kills 26
Attack on Shiite shrine north of Baghdad kills 26

Announcing the start of three days of national mourning over the attack , Abadi said via an official statement Sunday: "With deep sorrow, pain and sympathy, we mourn the martyrs of the tragedy of the heinous, dastardly and cowardly bombing at Karrada in Baghdad at dawn today".

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  • Parker County inmates helped save jailer's life
Parker County inmates helped save jailer's life

Still handcuffed and shackled, finding the guard with no pulse, they continued yelling for help, and this time, officers upstairs in the District Courts Building courtroom could hear them. "I watched him die twice", Kelton said. The prisoners likely saved the guard's life. " He could have been there 15 minutes before any other staff walked ...

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  • Iraqi PM accepts interior minister's resignation
Iraqi PM accepts interior minister's resignation

Police officials said a third bomber was killed. It killed 40 people and wounded 74, health ministry spokesman Ahmed al-Rudaini said. The death toll is among the highest in a bombing attack in Iraq, and experts have warned there may be more bombings as ISIL continues to lose ground to Iraqi forces.

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  • State Department reopens the probe into Hillary Clinton's emails
State Department reopens the probe into Hillary Clinton's emails

Even if the Justice Department wanted to prosecute Hillary, FBI director James Comey's press briefing would have made it hard, if not impossible, to get a grand jury to indict and a trial jury to convict. Comey just kept making his case: The FBI could not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Clinton acted with criminal intent. The implications...

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  • Violence again convulses 2016 election campaign, testing Trump, Clinton
Violence again convulses 2016 election campaign, testing Trump, Clinton

The presumptive Republican nominee denounced the police deaths as "a coordinated, premeditated assault on the men and women who keep us safe". "They are not just police officers, they are mothers and fathers husbands and wives sons and daughters and they're all on my mind today".

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  • Mayor says Dallas is safe, can start to heal
Mayor says Dallas is safe, can start to heal

Homeland Security officials also confirmed that Mr. Johnson did not appear to have any links with worldwide terrorist organizations, but said it was "unclear" whether he was a member of black nationalist groups. Robots have been part of police tactical equipment for years - used to surveil crime scenes, aide in hostage negotiations or defuse bombs ...

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  • Four officers killed in Dallas protests against police shootings
Four officers killed in Dallas protests against police shootings

Police have not yet confirmed his death. Police are now investigating a parking garage near Commerce and Austin Streets in downtown Dallas as bystanders shelter in place , according to KTVT. "We still don't know all of the facts". The deadly violence comes just hours after U.S. President Barack Obama urged American law enforcement to eliminate...

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  • Qatif, Medina Attack Suspects arrested by Saudi Government
Qatif, Medina Attack Suspects arrested by Saudi Government

Twelve Pakistani nationals are among the 19 people arrested in Saudi Arabia in connection with the suicide attacks on Monday, including one near Islam's second-holiest site in the city of Medina, an AFP report said today quoting the kingdom's Interior Ministry.

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  • Despite Email Probe Fallout, Clinton Could Remain Unhurt in Polls
Despite Email Probe Fallout, Clinton Could Remain Unhurt in Polls

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the committee's chairman, asked. Presidential candidates normally get access to classified information once they are formally nominated and as director of the FBI, Mr Comey does not have the authority to revoke Mrs Clinton's security privileges.

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  • House Democrats frustrated Sanders won't endorse Clinton
House Democrats frustrated Sanders won't endorse Clinton

For three weeks, Sanders has been steadily walking closer to throwing his full support behind Clinton, but has been withholding a formal endorsement until the platform is written. A Democrat familiar with the plans said Wednesday if the two sides continue to make progress, Clinton and Sanders would appear at the joint event Tuesday in New Hamps...

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  • Dad says two alligators involved in Disney attack that killed son
Dad says two alligators involved in Disney attack that killed son

The father of a 2-year-old boy killed at a Disney resort says there were two alligators involved. The records gave details of how Matt tried to extract his son, Lane Graves, from the jaws of the alligator. However, the list did not include the six ones trapped since the attack occurred on June 14. Walt Disney World recently placed "No Fishing" ...

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  • Two Women to Compete for British PM Post
Two Women to Compete for British PM Post

In a speech earlier, Mrs Leadsom pitched herself as the "prosperity not austerity" candidate in the race to become the next Prime Minister. Britain is on its way to getting its second female prime minister, after Tory members of parliament narrowed the race for leadership of the country's ruling Conservative party.

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  • Euro 2016: Hands together - Wales team's Viking clap
Euro 2016: Hands together - Wales team's Viking clap

However, midfielder Joe Ledley missed the homecoming celebrations as he is heading to Ibiza to get married. Playing in their first tournament since 1958, Wales reached the last four for the first time in their history. Emblazoned on the side of the bus were the words "Diolch (Thank you)". Speaking about the band's song, Together Stronger (C'm...

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  • Dallas Police Identify a Gunman in Dallas Protest Shootings
Dallas Police Identify a Gunman in Dallas Protest Shootings

Carlos Harris, who lives downtown, told the newspaper that the shooters "were strategic". The authenticity of the video could not be independently confirmed . The other law enforcement members who were killed were Dallas police officers Michael Krol and Patrick Zamarripa and DART police officer Brent Thompson.

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  • CP NewsAlert: Kenney says united Alberta right would face 2nd leadership race
CP NewsAlert: Kenney says united Alberta right would face 2nd leadership race

Kenney now represents the Calgary Midnapore riding in the House of Commons and served as a cabinet minister under former Prime Minister Stephen Harper. But Kenney rejected the idea that Canada is a post-national state without a "core identity", and instead suggested that "ordered liberty" in the legal system and business sector is responsible for t...

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  • Newspaper warns Beijing prepare for military confrontation
Newspaper warns Beijing prepare for military confrontation

China and the Philippines have reached agreement to settle their disputes in the South China Sea through "friendly consultations" and negotiation. "Otherwise, China won't just sit and watch". "Regardless of the principle that the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) shall not arbitrate on territorial disputes, the arbitration becomes nothin...

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  • Union requests 30-day cooling-off period to avoid lockout
Union requests 30-day cooling-off period to avoid lockout

The briefing material, previously released under the Access to Information Act, suggests that Foote meet with the union, but not talk about contract negotiations that were underway for fear of looking to favour one side over the other. The two sides are far apart on two major issues - wages and pensions - after seven months of negotiations, includi...

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  • Syria: army closes siege on rebel area in Aleppo
Syria: army closes siege on rebel area in Aleppo

Government forces and allied troops, including Lebanon's Hezbollah militia, have been mounting repeated attacks on the Castello road to close the only route to the opposition-held areas in Aleppo city. Fierce fighting also broke out in the eastern and southern suburbs of the Syrian capital, Damascus, activists and rebel fighters reported . State...

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  • Two Arrested In Connection With Dhaka Terror Attack
Two Arrested In Connection With Dhaka Terror Attack

Police have released photographs of the bodies of five attackers, along with their first names: Akash, Badhon, Bikash, Don and Ripon. Relatives of Abinta Kabir, a student of Emory University in the U.S, carry her body after a ceremony to pay tribute to the victims of the attack on Holey Artisan Bakery, in Dhaka , Bangladesh , Monday, July 4, 20...

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