• Hong Kong flights cancelled as Typhoon Nida approaches
Hong Kong flights cancelled as Typhoon Nida approaches

Nida, the fourth typhoon to hit China this year, was detected 590 km off the coast of Hong Kong, at 6 a.m. Monday. The affected flights were to places including Manila, Bangkok, Taipei, Dhaka and Beijing , the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported , adding that some flights to Europe and Australia were also cancelled.

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  • Mercedes driver Hamilton increases lead with German GP win
Mercedes driver Hamilton increases lead with German GP win

Daniel Ricciardo qualified third for Red Bull while his team-mate Max Verstappen will start from fourth. Hamilton seized the advantage at the start from pole-sitter Rosberg, who drove an underwhelming race in front of his home fans at Hockenheim , and was never headed.

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  • Hillary should be our next POTUS, says President Barack Obama on Twitter
Hillary should be our next POTUS, says President Barack Obama on Twitter

She is the latest person accused of plagiarism at the 2016 political conventions. We'll talk about the speech , and the divisions in the Democratic party with our panel. "Your cause is our cause". Speaking directly to Sanders' supporters, Clinton said, "Our country needs your ideas, your energy, and passion". People responded more favorably ...

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  • Second French Church Attacker Was Known to Police
Second French Church Attacker Was Known to Police

The priest, along with three nuns and two churchgoers, had been taken hostage by the terrorists, who were shot dead as they ran from the building shouting "Allahu Akbar". French police have arrested a Syrian asylum seeker regarding the recent attack on a church in Normandy. The video released by the Amaq news agency showed Petitjean, dressed ...

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  • Munich gunman planned attacks for one year: Bavarian state crime office
Munich gunman planned attacks for one year: Bavarian state crime office

Although himself the son of Iranian asylum seekers, Sonboly reportedly yelled "anti-immigrant slurs" and shouted "I will kill you all" during his attack. Officials said there were no signs of any links in this case to Islamist extremist groups. The shooter was identified by classmates as Ali Sonboly .

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  • Court order narrows Prince's potential heirs to 6
Court order narrows Prince's potential heirs to 6

Judge Eide also ordered Tyka Nelson, and Prince's half-siblings John Nelson, Norrine Nelson and Sharon Nelson, to undergo genetic testing, even though there are no known disputes of their relationship to the singer. Prince died without a will, and his assets are set to be divided amongst his rightful heirs. Prince , who died April 21 of a dru...

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  • Nishikori through to Toronto Masters final
Nishikori through to Toronto Masters final

But after Djokovic took the opening set 6-3, the match would seemingly go on auto-pilot for the top seed, who broke Monfils twice in the final set, and cruised to a 6-2 set win. "I play Davis Cup outside (of France)", Monfils said. Wawrinka, a two-times grand slam champion who has won 14 ATP World Tour titles, became increasingly dispirited as he...

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  • Nice, France, terrorist had accomplices, planned attack, prosecutor says
Nice, France, terrorist had accomplices, planned attack, prosecutor says

Cazeneuve admitted, contradicting previous statements, that only local police who were more lightly armed were guarding the entrance to the Promenade des Anglais when Bouhlel drove his truck down it. Five suspects have been formally charged over the July 14 truck attack in the French Riveria city that killed 84 people. Four men and one ...

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  • Donald Trump is the Republican presidential nominee
Donald Trump is the Republican presidential nominee

As Donald Trump and the Republican delegates prepare to close out their party convention in Cleveland , a new Suffolk University poll of OH voters shows the race a dead heat in the Buckeye State, with Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump tied at 44 percent and 11 percent undecided.

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  • Israeli troops kill Palestinian knifeman in West Bank
Israeli troops kill Palestinian knifeman in West Bank

The United States has slammed as "provocative" Israeli plans to build hundreds of new settlement homes in annexed east Jerusalem, saying they seriously undermined the prospect of peace with the Palestinians. During the same period, more than 200 Palestinians have been killed. Human rights groups have accused Israeli forces of unlawful killings ...

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  • Hillary Clinton's Speech Was a Powerful Moment for Mothers and Daughters
Hillary Clinton's Speech Was a Powerful Moment for Mothers and Daughters

Trump defended himself in an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos and blasted Clinton as dishonest and weak. "As of tomorrow, we have 100 days to make our case", Clinton said at a rousing rally at Temple University here.

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  • French identify second church attacker from DNA
French identify second church attacker from DNA

They slit the throat of the elderly priest before being killed by police. United Kingdom newspapers The Telegraph and The Daily Mail called the assailants "Islamic gunman" and said the killers claimed they were from Daesh. Petitjean's mother, Yamina, told BFM TV that her son had never spoken about Islamic State. Unlike previous year, wh...

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  • Royals activate CF Lorenzo Cain from the DL after month away
Royals activate CF Lorenzo Cain from the DL after month away

The Kansas City Royals have acquired speedy outfielder Billy Burns from the Oakland Athletics, in exchange for young outfielder Brett Eibner. Burns, 26, has struggled to a.234/.270/.303 line while stealing 14 bases for Oakland this year, just a year after hitting.294/.334/.392 with 26 steals and finishing fifth in the voting for American Leag...

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  • Baltimore's far from done despite collapse of criminal case
Baltimore's far from done despite collapse of criminal case

Prosecutors failed to secure a conviction against any of the officers, sparking another round of protests in Baltimore, that led to a state of emergency being declared there. Our position is that the charges were brought for a reason other than prosecuting criminal conduct. Kelley has since been suspended from the department for tasing a Black ...

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  • Yemen government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebels
Yemen government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebels

Mr Ould Cheikh Ahmed said the agreement, which was made on Thursday, gravely violated UN Security Council Resolution 2216, which calls on the Houthis "to refrain from further unilateral actions that could undermine the political transition in Yemen".

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  • Indonesia executes four convicted for drug crimes
Indonesia executes four convicted for drug crimes

Earlier this week, it was announced that there were to be 14 prisoners executed in this latest round, but Rachmad said authorities have yet to decide on the fate of 10 others now on death row, comprising citizens of India, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe.

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  • Turkey drops cases of insult against president in coup aftermath
Turkey drops cases of insult against president in coup aftermath

The authorities had said earlier this year more than 2,000 people were being prosecuted on charges of insulting the president. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. In the wake of the failed coup bid, Turkey's Labor Minister Suleyman Soylu rushed for a live interview with HaberTurk to say that "the USA is...

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  • Clinton Officially Accepts Democratic Party Nomination for President
Clinton Officially Accepts Democratic Party Nomination for President

Bonds of trust and respect are fraying. Cracking jokes from time to time in a self-deprecating style he' s known for, Clinton told the enthusiastic crowd how he pursued and eventually married Hillary . "Same old stuff, our country needs change!" And the superficial ones (some might call sexist) ie. she has a screechy voice, she doesn't smile and...

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  • Philippines' Duterte withdraws communist ceasefire
Philippines' Duterte withdraws communist ceasefire

Following Duterte's declaration of a unilateral ceasefire during his first State of the Nation Address on Monday, the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police suspended operations against communist rebels. On Saturday, he released another statement confirming that the unilateral ceasefire was to be lifted and that all securi...

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  • Turkey bans educators from traveling overseas after military coup attempt
Turkey bans educators from traveling overseas after military coup attempt

It comes as Mr Erdogan also stated he would support the reintroduction of capital punishment for the plotters of the failed coup. He chaired a meeting of the National Security Council for almost five hours on Wednesday. In a separate development Turkey has barred access to the WikiLeaks website soon after it posted about 300,000 emails sent by...

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