• Full train service to resume tomorrow morning (Thursday)
Full train service to resume tomorrow morning (Thursday)

A Network Rail spokesperson said: "Owing to a bridge collapse at Barrow Upon Soar, train services between Leicester and Loughborough will be disrupted today, August 2". Bus replacement services remain in place for East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Barrow Upon Soar, Syston and Sileby and trains to Lincoln will only run from Nottingham.

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  • Senate Republicans on the spot over Trump comments on Khan
Senate Republicans on the spot over Trump comments on Khan

Their son, Army Capt. Humayun Khan , 27, was killed by a vehicle bomber in 2004 in Iraq. Khan said that if Trump were president and enacted his proposed temporary ban on foreign Muslims coming to the us, a position Trump has backed away from in recent weeks, his son would have never been allowed into the country.

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  • Trump on Clinton: 'She's the Devil'
Trump on Clinton: 'She's the Devil'

The Republican presidential nominee had caused controversy by suggesting Ghazala Khan had been prevented from speaking alongside her husband at the Democratic convention last week. Aside from immigration, Hanna shares Hillary Clinton's position on crony capitalism and abortion . Speaking Tuesday to CBS This Morning, Eric Trump said his father i...

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  • Rio 2016: Russian weightlifting team banned from Olympics after doping scandal
Rio 2016: Russian weightlifting team banned from Olympics after doping scandal

The two-time Olympic pole vault champion vowed to fight the IAAF's decision last month not to lift a blanket ban on Russian track and field athletes due to state sponsored doping and corruption. Russia's eight weightlifting berths in the Olympics have been offered to other countries. The opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics is on August 5.

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  • Turkey: Angry Ankara slams German decision on Erdogan address
Turkey: Angry Ankara slams German decision on Erdogan address

The failed coup attempt left 271 people dead, including 170 civilians and 34 who plotted to overthrow the government. Adding to the acrimony, Turkey's EU Affairs minister hit out at Germany on Sunday after its constitutional court upheld a ban on Erdogan making a televised address to a rally of pro-government Turks in Cologne.

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  • Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton the 'Devil'
Donald Trump Calls Hillary Clinton the 'Devil'

The former first lady also took in another $26 million for the Democratic National Committee and state parties. Warren Buffett, the fourth-richest person in the world, is her most prominent backer. So does it matter? And past polling averages haven't settled in closer to the final result until around 70 days out, as the New York Times' Josh Ka...

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  • Police in Florida shoot black man lying on ground
Police in Florida shoot black man lying on ground

But Kinsey said his patient had been playing with a toy truck and he was more anxious about him being shot than himself. Police had originally gotten a call about an armed and suicidal person in the area. The incident illustrates the edgy mood of United States police and the nation in general after the police ambush in Dallas that left five o...

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  • BSP workers protest against Dayashankar Singh
BSP workers protest against Dayashankar Singh

Uttar Pradesh police has provided security to the family of expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh after his wife Swati Singh apprehended threat to her and family members life. "Behenji had to go through a very untoward incident on June 2, 1995, and the BJP helped and protected her in that hour of crisis", said Maurya. Mayawati had also demanded ...

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  • Italy would consider US request to use base in Libya strikes
Italy would consider US request to use base in Libya strikes

The strikes , which targeted an Islamic State tank and vehicles, come amid growing concerns about the group's increased threat to Europe and its ability to inspire attacks across the region. The fighters talk of finding sophisticated booby traps, and explosives hidden among food or furniture, in buildings abandoned by Islamic State . "These ac...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan blasts foreign countries over coup reaction
Turkey's Erdogan blasts foreign countries over coup reaction

Kurtulmus also criticized German "double standards" in banning President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from addressing a rally in Cologne, Germany on Sunday to celebrate the defeat of the coup. Almost 70,000 people have been suspended from their jobs on suspicion of being involved in the movement, which runs schools, charities and businesses internationally...

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  • French church attackers pledged allegiance to ISIS in video
French church attackers pledged allegiance to ISIS in video

Citing a source, Huffington Post said that Petitjean had tried to reach Syria via Turkey (as had Kermiche). The makeshift memorial of the Saint-Etienne du Rouvray church where the priest Jacques Hamel was killed during a hostage-taking claimed by Islamic State group.

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  • Amnesty warns that Malaysian law gives govt 'abusive powers'
Amnesty warns that Malaysian law gives govt 'abusive powers'

Now, if the Najib-led council declares a local state of emergency, security forces can impose curfews and are granted wide powers of arrest, seizure and use of force, for which they can also be granted immunity. He accused critics of fear-mongering and said last week that the terrorism threat was real and growing. "My government will never apolog...

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  • AFP still hopeful for peace despite resumption of fight vs Reds
AFP still hopeful for peace despite resumption of fight vs Reds

Sison had said earlier they remained committed to peace talks on August 20, despite the exchange of accusations over the Davao del Norte ambush, which came just two days after Duterte had declared the unilateral ceasefire. A militiaman was killed and four others were wounded in the attack. On July 29, the CPP Information Bureau announced that the...

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  • Corbyn Warns Breakaway MPs To 'Think Again'
Corbyn Warns Breakaway MPs To 'Think Again'

Labour MP Neil Coyle, who previously accused "Momentum cronies" of "targeting" his constituency surgery of Bermondsey & Old Southwark, told BuzzFeed News the party should consider excluding members of Momentum from conference unless the group "weeds out all those who are opposed to the Labour party".

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  • Judge sees red after bare legged prisoner brought to court
Judge sees red after bare legged prisoner brought to court

She says the woman should not have been in jail for no more than a day. Eventually, she reached Metro Corrections Deputy Director Dwayne Clark , who got an earful. The jail said the inmate was actually in very short shorts that can not be seen beneath her shirt. Growing increasingly exasperated, Wolf apologizes to the woman and demands that some...

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  • Russian helicopter shot down in Syria's Idlib, killing all onboard
Russian helicopter shot down in Syria's Idlib, killing all onboard

The Russian Ministry of Defense said earlier Monday that the helicopter was shot down by ground fire while it was returning to Russia's Hmeymim airbase in Syria's Latakia province. The monitoring group, which tracks violence across Syria, said pro-government jets had bombed rebel-held Khan Touman in the southern countryside of Aleppo , and rebels ...

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  • Clinton campaign network infiltrated by hackers
Clinton campaign network infiltrated by hackers

The Clinton camp released a statement saying its internal systems were not compromised. The US Department of Justice national security division is investigating whether cyberattacks on Democratic political organisations threatened US security, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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  • No Government Accommodation For Former Chief Ministers, Rules Supreme Court
No Government Accommodation For Former Chief Ministers, Rules Supreme Court

Former home minister Rajnath Singh, who was UP chief minister in 2000, is also believed to have retained his bungalow. Tightening the law over procession of Government bungalows, the Supreme Court on Monday said that "ex-CMs can not occupy government accommodation for lifetime".

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  • 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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  • Rajnath Singh to visit Pak for SAARC in August
Rajnath Singh to visit Pak for SAARC in August

An Indian security offciers throws a stone to Kashmiri protestors during a clash in Batmaloo area of Srinagar on July 28, 2016. This will be the first visit by a top Indian political functionary to Pakistan after the January 2 Pathankot airbase attack carried out by militants believed to be from across the border.

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