• Turkey declares 'state of emergency' after failed coup
Turkey declares 'state of emergency' after failed coup

He said he did not want to link the USA use of Turkey's Incirlik airbase with Ankara's request for the extradition of his foe Fethullah Gulen, a former Erdogan ally who lives in exile in the US and who is accused by the president of standing behind the coup attempt.

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  • Owen Smith Joins Angela Eagle In Leadership Contest Against Corbyn
Owen Smith Joins Angela Eagle In Leadership Contest Against Corbyn

There is, however, a work-around. The MP for Pontypridd says Labour needs both a "radical and credible" leader and claims said he could "heal" the party. Corbyn said he was "delighted" at the result of the secret vote, which backed him by 18 votes to 14, and emerged triumphant from the talks to cheers from supporters.

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  • Trump, by Trump: Ivanka Trump's dress in the spotlight
Trump, by Trump: Ivanka Trump's dress in the spotlight

Ivanka was the family member to introduce the billionaire businessman as he launched his presidential bid from Trump Tower in Manhattan. He hires the best person for the job, ' she said, seemingly in defiance to the accusations of his long history of mistreating women.

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  • I'm not Trump's 'servile puppy dog,' Republican Cruz says
I'm not Trump's 'servile puppy dog,' Republican Cruz says

He says the dispute is "something that needs to be worked out" between Trump and Cruz. "[Cruz's] father was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald being, you know, shot", Trump said to Fox & Friends on May 3. Cruz, known as a ideologue of the conservative Tea Party movement who strongly favors small government, has been a controversial figure in ...

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  • Nigerian militants refute Buhari on claims of talks
Nigerian militants refute Buhari on claims of talks

Buhari in a statement said that his administration were analyzing the Amnesty Program inherited from the previous administration with the objective of fulfilling any outstanding commitments previously made. "We are not aware of any peace talk", the group said in a statement on its website. The President know our demands. Shehu said the Ambassad...

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  • UCF player assists authorities in catching peeping Tom on campus
UCF player assists authorities in catching peeping Tom on campus

The chief of UCF police will talk with the media about the case at a news conference at 4 p.m. Thursday. Police at the University of Central Florida are crediting a football player and cheer coach with helping stop a voyeur targeting young girls.

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  • HRW: Security agencies killing suspects in Kenya
HRW: Security agencies killing suspects in Kenya

The report cites cases where suspects arrested over alleged ties with the Islamic extremist group have not been charged in court and their families can not locate them. Security agencies deployed in Kenya's north-east include national police and reservists, another police branch called the Administration Police, the ATPU, National Intelligence Serv...

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  • Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens
Lawyer: 8 Turkish military personnel being sent to Athens

He laid out his hope it would be short-lived. He later added: "It's not in the state's interests to do this (trial) behind closed doors". "We thank Greek people for the support". On July 15 a group of rebels initiated a military coup attempt in Turkey. One of their lawyers has said they deny involvement in Friday's attempted coup in Turkey, s...

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  • Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot
Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

Global intelligence agencies assisted Brazil with the surveillance that led to the arrests, Lulu says. But during the games, the Brazilian government said 47,000 police officers and 38,000 soldiers will be on patrol in Rio - twice the size of the security force at the 2012 London Olympics.

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  • New forest fires ignite in western Wyoming
New forest fires ignite in western Wyoming

The fire has burned about 12 square miles and closed a 40-mile section of USA 191/189 between Daniel Junction and Hoback Junction. Jeff Golightly, of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, says there hasn't been an extraordinary interruption in tourism to Jackson.

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  • Search For Missing Malaysia Airlines Jetliner Will Be Suspended
Search For Missing Malaysia Airlines Jetliner Will Be Suspended

The ministers said the aim of finding MH370 had not been abandoned but best efforts aside, the likelihood of doing so was fading. "We hope they will continue the search along the African coastline and if they don't, we might start raising money ourselves and seek help from the people who live in those areas to be on the lookout for debris and we ...

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  • Ex-Philippine leader Arroyo freed from years of detention
Ex-Philippine leader Arroyo freed from years of detention

In fact, Mendoza said the Supreme Court decision acquitting Arroyo may also benefit former president Benigno Aquino III, if he would be charged for the anomalies involving the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), an impounding mechanism to realign savings to pet projects the practice of which was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

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  • Russia's Olympic ban will scare drug cheats, says Bolt
Russia's Olympic ban will scare drug cheats, says Bolt

IAAF president Sebastian Coe said the CAS ruling should not give cause for celebration. Weighing their responsibility to those who have not tested positive against the potential far-reaching dope cheating range of a state-backed scheme is the problem facing the IOC as it tries to ensure clean athletes a fair Olympic playing field.

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  • India court warns Rahul Gandhi could face defamation trial
India court warns Rahul Gandhi could face defamation trial

Mr Gandhi is a mature politician with intimate knowledge of historical facts. Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday condemned the "atrocities" against Dalits and minorities in the country and said her party will raise in Parliament the issue of a Dalit committing suicide in Gujarat's Una town.

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  • Artist creates Trump star 'border wall' on Walk of Fame
Artist creates Trump star 'border wall' on Walk of Fame

An American street artist erected a miniature wall around Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to mock his rhetoric of building a wall between Mexico and the U.S. It's unclear whether Plastic Jesus implemented a similar plan to force the Hollywood Walk of Fame to pay for his wall. The miniature wal...

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  • Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement activist convicted for protesting
Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement activist convicted for protesting

Meanwhile, his co-defendants - Demosisto chairman Nathan Law Kwun-chung, 23, and former Federation of Students secretary general Alex Chow Yong-kang, 25 - were respectively convicted of an incitement charge and unlawful assembly. He doesn't regret starting the Umbrella Movement with the people of Hong Kong . While the umbrella movement failed to...

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  • South Sudan government backs protest against foreign troops
South Sudan government backs protest against foreign troops

At the UN protection of civilians sites where thousands continue to shelter following the fighting that erupted in Juba almost two weeks ago, the UN Mission (UNMISS) and aprtners are continuing to supply daily water supplies. Tens of thousands of people have been killed since the war first erupted in December 2015 when Kiir accused Machar, then h...

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  • Theresa May to announce more names to cabinet
Theresa May to announce more names to cabinet

All eyes are on the new Foreign Secretary Boris Johnston but of equal importance is the elevation of hardline Brexiteer David Davis to the post of minister with the task of disentangling Britan from the European Union . Britain's new prime minister has curtsied to the Queen and wasted no time forming her cabinet. Who will be the next Fore...

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  • Film shows Syria rebels beheading boy
Film shows Syria rebels beheading boy

At Wednesday's meeting at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, Pentagon officials will present plans for upcoming battles in Iraq, where local forces are preparing to confront militants in the city of Mosul, and in Syria, where USA -backed fighters hope to eventually isolate militants in their de facto capital of Raqqa, according to an article in...

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  • 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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