• Early South African vote results show ruling party losses
Early South African vote results show ruling party losses

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma arrives for the official announcement of the munincipal election results at the result centre in Pretoria , South Africa, August 6, 2016. On current trends, the next general election in 2019 may be the first competitive one in South Africa history. Gutto believes ANC leaders should quickly work out an exit...

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  • Rodrigo Duterte links 150 judges and politicians to drugs trade
Rodrigo Duterte links 150 judges and politicians to drugs trade

The then city mayor facilitated in several instances with the NPAs, the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), for the release of the abducted police and military soldiers. One retired general, Vicente Loot, has been previously named in public by Duterte and has denied any wrongdoing. Leila De Lima, a former justice secretary a...

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  • USOC leader defends stance on Russian doping
USOC leader defends stance on Russian doping

The International Olympic Committee announced the decision about 24 hours before tomorrow night's opening ceremony of the Games. I am sure that we will continue to be inspired throughout the entire 19 days of the competition by spectacular moments of strength, speed, skill, and perseverance as athletes from around the world compete for a spot on ...

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  • Corbyn Victory Unlikely To Split Labour Party
Corbyn Victory Unlikely To Split Labour Party

Geraint Davies's pledge followed a meeting of Swansea West Labour Party members, for the objective of making a supporting nomination in the Labour Leadership Contest. What is being referred to as a planned "semi-split" by the Telegraph is proof that a de-facto split is already in place. Boundary changes offer Mr Corbyn the chance to shore up su...

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  • Russia says Syrian rebels used toxic gas against civilians
Russia says Syrian rebels used toxic gas against civilians

Chvarkov said meanwhile that 372 Syrian civilians have used the "humanitarian corridors" set up by Russian Federation to flee rebel-held areas of Aleppo to government-controlled turf. "There hasn't been any case of residents leaving the city". "The activists also said a refugee camp and an aid convoy were hit in those air strikes", Sayah said...

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  • Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to less than 3 points - Reuters/Ipsos poll
Clinton's lead over Trump narrows to less than 3 points - Reuters/Ipsos poll

More American voters view Clinton unfavorably (55 percent) than favorably (44 percent), giving her a net negative rating of -11 points. Half say the same of Clinton, a former senator and secretary of state, after unlikely rival Bernie Sanders forced her to fight for the nomination for a year.

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  • Syrian refugee dies, while trying to set-off a bomb in Germany
Syrian refugee dies, while trying to set-off a bomb in Germany

The explosion in Ansbach was only one of a string of attacks that took place across Germany this week. Police say he was under psychiatric care and had tried to kill himself twice before. The shooting came with Germany already on edge after 4 brutal attacks in the south of the country. Residents in an Ansbach refugee home who knew the bombe...

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  • Supreme Court Reverses Lower Court Decision In Transgender Teen's Case
Supreme Court Reverses Lower Court Decision In Transgender Teen's Case

Ultimately, though, the Supreme Court sided with the school board, putting a temporary hold on the decision , in a 5-3 vote . His case has been highly visible and watched by both school administrations and those who fight for transgender rights.

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  • Clinton Admits She
Clinton Admits She "May Have Short-Circuited" in Characterizing Emails

That contradicted Clinton's statements that she, as secretary of state, did not send or receive classified email on her private server. "As the Federal Bureau of Investigation said , everything that I've said publicly has been consistent and truthful with what I've told them", Clinton said in an interview with KUSA's Brandon Rittiman o...

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  • Tale of two states for Trump: Divided GOP in the Midwest
Tale of two states for Trump: Divided GOP in the Midwest

Trump is a graduate of [the] University of Pennsylvania, one of the very prestigious schools, and just portraying the picture he's the dumbest person on the planet, and that even in a high school they teach you the Constitution, that was a shock", Tarar said.

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  • North Korean Ballistic Missile Splashes Down in Japanese Waters
North Korean Ballistic Missile Splashes Down in Japanese Waters

Citing South Korean military authorities, Yonhap news agency reported that the landing in Japanese waters was aimed at displaying its missile capability of reaching US troops in Japan as well as in South Korea . In June, North Korea , after a string of failures, sent another type of mid-range missile known as Musudan more than 1,400 kilometers (8...

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  • Attacker shouts 'Allahu Akhbar,' wounds 2 police in Belgium
Attacker shouts 'Allahu Akhbar,' wounds 2 police in Belgium

The Police Station is closedHôtel de police Charleroi inaccessible le temps de l'enquête d'usage. The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, which controls large areas of territory in Iraq and Syria and has claimed numerous terror attacks in Europe in the a year ago.

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  • Hillary Clinton: I'll be a president for all Americans
Hillary Clinton: I'll be a president for all Americans

While she is the first woman to be nominated by a major party as their candidate for president, her speech will not stand out in history. Eight years after losing her Democratic nomination race to Barack Obama, the former first lady, US senator from NY and secretary of State also sought to reintroduce herself to the American people, with the help...

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  • Woman killed, 5 hurt in London knife attack; suspect held
Woman killed, 5 hurt in London knife attack; suspect held

Police officers and cleaners tend to the scene of a knife attack in Russell Square on August 4, 2016 in London , England. The American woman who died was named last night as Darlene Horton (64). Neighbour Parmjit Singh Bhamra described Bulhan as a "quiet, academic boy who was a bit of a loner" who liked football, basketball and music. Other ...

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  • Government To Develop 300 Villages As Growth Centres: PM Modi
Government To Develop 300 Villages As Growth Centres: PM Modi

Condemning Dalit attacks in the name of religion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed anger at self-styled "gau-rakshaks" (cow-protectors) who "run shops in the name of cow protection", and urged action against criminals who masquerade as protectors of the cow.

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  • UK Black Lives Matter protesters block Heathrow airport road
UK Black Lives Matter protesters block Heathrow airport road

Ten people were arrested, said London's Metropolitan Police. Heathrow Airport has apologised for any delays. Prominent Black Lives Matter leaders have been charged with making terrorist threats against law enforcement officers and have made calls to "kill crackers".

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  • South Africa's Ruling Party Suffering Biggest Electoral Blow
South Africa's Ruling Party Suffering Biggest Electoral Blow

With 94% of the votes counted after Wednesday's municipal elections, the party has lost the key battleground of Nelson Mandela Bay to the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA). Clearly the ANC still commands huge support across the country but that support is waning. With only three years to go before the next general elections, the DA and EFF ha...

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  • Trump aide blames Obama in 2004 soldier's death
Trump aide blames Obama in 2004 soldier's death

Among Trump supporters, a majority says their vote is better described as being against Clinton (52 percent), while less than half are voting because they like him (44 percent). In the statement announcing the team, Trump's campaign also said he'll unveil a detailed jobs plan on Monday at the Detroit Economic Club. " Donald Trump consistently sm...

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  • Melania Trump Was Likely An Undocumented Worker
Melania Trump Was Likely An Undocumented Worker

Trump's campaign has not answered any questions on the matter. One of Donald Trump's biggest campaign issues has been immigration, and his threat to build a wall and keep illegal Mexican immigrants out of the U.S. The wannabe first lady was quick to deny she broke the law Thursday, but the photoshoot seems to place her working in the USA in 1...

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  • Fathers 4 Justice Protestors Demonstrate on Jeremy Corbyn's Roof
Fathers 4 Justice Protestors Demonstrate on Jeremy Corbyn's Roof

During the meeting, statements were read out on behalf of the leadership candidates and then the debate was opened to members for a 30-minute session. Labour wasn't in crisis, he insisted, to wild applause, and Corbyn pointed to Mayoral wins (never mind the distance Sadiq Khan placed between himself and the Labour leader in campaigning), local elec...

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