• On The Ground In Cleveland: Photos From The Republican National Convention
On The Ground In Cleveland: Photos From The Republican National Convention

He was put over the top by his home state of NY. She is expected to formally receive the Democratic Party's nomination at a party convention in Philadelphia later this month. Asked about the tone, Manafort told a press conference that the evening had "multiple tones". McIver then wrote them down and later included some of the phrasing in a draf...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan cracks down on Gulen movement after abortive coup, widens purge
Turkey's Erdogan cracks down on Gulen movement after abortive coup, widens purge

Gulen has strongly denied the government's charges, suggesting that Friday's attempted coup could have been staged as a pretext for the Erdogan government to seize even more power. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the documents were being reviewed in light of the three-decade old extradition treaty that exists between the United States and T...

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  • Day three of the GOP convention
Day three of the GOP convention

It briefly looked like there might be a repeat of the Melania plagiarism controversy, but it quickly emerged that a Francis Buckley line in the speech had been put there by Buckley himself, a friend of Trump Jr.'s who worked on the speech with him.

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  • Una incident: Rajnath defends Gujarat Govt. in LS
Una incident: Rajnath defends Gujarat Govt. in LS

This was not the first time we are seeing Rahul Gandhi sleeping inside the Lok Sabha, earlier we had him doing the same in the hall. Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury gave a clarification on party vice-president's presumptive nap, saying that he was just "resting his eyes".

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  • Donald Trump Secures Republican Nomination
Donald Trump Secures Republican Nomination

Donald Trump has officially been nominated by the Republican Party as its candidate to contest the presidential election. We're going to bring back our jobs, we're going to rebuild our depleted military and take care of our great veterans. Trump will be formally nominated Tuesday night, so the title "presumptive nominee" will no longer be operative...

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  • WikiLeaks under 'sustained attack' after announcing release of Turkey docs
WikiLeaks under 'sustained attack' after announcing release of Turkey docs

WikiLeaks announced the data dump just three days after a small faction of the Turkish military tried to take over the country's leadership via a military coup that failed hours after. "It should be noted that emails associated with the domain are mostly used for dealing with the world, as opposed to the most sensitive internal matters", WikiLeaks ...

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  • Israel approves Dh47.7m in financing to West Bank settlements
Israel approves Dh47.7m in financing to West Bank settlements

Contrary to the threat made by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu earlier this year, American officials told Globes that it seemed Netanyahu would sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Obama administration regarding the US aid package to Israel for the next decade, starting in 2018.

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  • Erdogan foe Gulen urges U.S. to reject extradition bid
Erdogan foe Gulen urges U.S. to reject extradition bid

The West desperately needs a stable, democratic, and predictable partner in its NATO-ally Turkey to address the many challenges besetting the region and to fight the Islamic State (or ISIS). Even so, Obama made clear the USA expects that any inquiry should be conducted "consistent with the democratic" values of the Turkish constitution, he said whi...

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  • UC Berkeley student confirmed dead in Nice terror attack
UC Berkeley student confirmed dead in Nice terror attack

Nick Leslie, 20, is a UC Berkeley student missing after a Bastille Day attack in Nice, France that killed at least 84 people . Nicolas Leslie was one of 85 Berkeley students on a 15-day study-abroad trip on entrepreneurship in Europe.

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  • Hundreds attend Scottish Labour rally in support of Jeremy Corbyn
Hundreds attend Scottish Labour rally in support of Jeremy Corbyn

One of Ms Eagle's supporters inflamed the war of words between the camps yesterday by likening Mr Smith to a "Welsh Captain Mainwaring" and mocking his accent. Less than a year ago the talk from new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was of a "gentler, kinder" politics. Owen Smith, MP for Pontypridd and Labour leader hopeful.

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  • China admiral warns freedom of navigation patrols could end
China admiral warns freedom of navigation patrols could end "in disaster"

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, to discuss the territorial dispute and ways to improve interactions between both militaries. Dozens of Vietnamese who gathered for an anti-China protest in central Hanoi were taken away by authorities yesterday as they tried to rally support for an worldwide tribunal's ruling rejecting Beijing's cla...

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  • State Department: No 'secret document' on Iran
State Department: No 'secret document' on Iran

His comments followed revelations a day earlier of the confidential document -an add-on agreement to the nuclear deal with world powers- that Iran has given the IAEA. Under the United Nations resolution, Iran is " called upon" to refrain from work on ballistic missiles created to deliver nuclear weapons for up to eight years.

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  • Death toll from ISIS-claimed bombing climbs to more than 150
Death toll from ISIS-claimed bombing climbs to more than 150

The death toll from a massive suicide bombing in Baghdad over the weekend has reached 250, Iraq's Health Ministry says. Officials said a dozen people were missing and at least 60 of the dead were women and children. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered tighter security measures in Baghdad , but on the streets some Iraqis expressed ange...

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  • Rebels launch attack in Syria's Aleppo after government cuts road
Rebels launch attack in Syria's Aleppo after government cuts road

Syria's military declared the three-day "regime of calm" - a term it uses to denote a temporary truce - on Wednesday to cover the Eid al-Fitr holiday celebrated by Muslims at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Residents of rebel-held areas of Syria's Aleppo on Saturday faced food and fuel shortages after a Syrian government advance cut the ...

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  • Third officer acquitted in Freddie Gray death trial
Third officer acquitted in Freddie Gray death trial

Gray's death became a flashpoint in an already roiling national debate over racial profiling and the deaths of black men in police custody. Still, Mr. Gray's death set of protest and rioting, the worst the city has endured in decades. Prosecutors say the officers were criminally negligent when they failed to buckle Gray into a seat belt or provid...

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  • In North Korea: Defector arrested for plotting kidnappings with South
In North Korea: Defector arrested for plotting kidnappings with South

Ko, 53, defected to the South in 2014 after fleeing the North a year earlier, the report said. "We strongly condemn the North's nonsensical slandering aimed at dividing our society", the ministry said in a statement. Outside analysts say North Korea often attempts to use foreign detainees to wrest outside concessions. The instruction was issued...

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  • Tourist Bus Bursts Into Flames In Taiwan, Killing 26 People
Tourist Bus Bursts Into Flames In Taiwan, Killing 26 People

The official Central News Agency says the accident took place shortly after noon today on the No 2 national highway in Taoyuan county, south of the capital, Taipei. Drivers of other vehicles pulled over and tried to put out the fire and break the windows, but unfortunately without much success. China is reportedly sending officials to aid the v...

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  • North Korea fires three ballistic missiles
North Korea fires three ballistic missiles

KCNA also reported that the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "provided field guidance to the drill" that took place in Hwangju in the country's North Hwanghae province. Some skeptics have said that the Scud's low trajectory and short flight time would make it impossible for THAAD to intercept, and that the 48 interceptor missiles in the arsenal of a...

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  • Eagle withdraws from UK Labour leadership contest
Eagle withdraws from UK Labour leadership contest

Although nominations won't officially close until tomorrow, Mr Smith - a former shadow work and pensions secretary - had built up a commanding lead over his rival, winning the backing of 90 MPs, including former leaders Ed Miliband and Margaret Beckett.

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  • Turkey coup: Sick images show rebel soldiers bound naked
Turkey coup: Sick images show rebel soldiers bound naked

Hundreds of police descended Monday on the big Incirlik air base which houses the United States jets which carry out air strikes over Syria and Iraq, along with thousands of USA air force personnel and their families. But even before security forces had cleared the final pockets of resistance Saturday, the Turkish government announced it would deta...

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