• WH: Obama Will Travel to Dallas Early Next Week
WH: Obama Will Travel to Dallas Early Next Week

The president is now in Poland , where he is attending his fifth and final NATO Summit. Obama said the Dallas shooter, a black Army veteran who was later killed by police, was a "demented individual" who does not represent black Americans, any more than a white man accused of killing blacks at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, represen...

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  • Lord Prescott, deputy PM at time of Iraq invasion, brands war illegal
Lord Prescott, deputy PM at time of Iraq invasion, brands war illegal

The Labour heavyweight used his strongest language yet to condemn Blair's decision to take party in the Iraq War, a decision he supported at the time. "A day doesn't go by when I don't think of the decision we made to go to war". 'With great sadness and anger, I now believe him to be right'. He also welcomed current Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn'...

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  • Boris Johnson Tory leadership support would have been betrayal of country - Gove
Boris Johnson Tory leadership support would have been betrayal of country - Gove

Britain will leave the European Union after it triggers Article 50 of the European Union's 2007 Lisbon Treaty, through which United Kingdom will begin negotiations lasting up to two years. The five leadership contenders, which include Home Secretary Theresa May, face a vote among the party's 329 lawmakers next Tuesday. In an extraordinary tirade,...

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  • Britain to get its first woman Prime Minister since Thatcher
Britain to get its first woman Prime Minister since Thatcher

And now it is time for me - and my team - to put my case to the Conservative Party membership. "Because we need proven leadership to negotiate the best deal for leaving the European Union, to unite our party and our country and to make Britain a country that works not for the privileged few, but for everyone".

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  • Slain Ambassador Chris Stevens' Sister: I Don't Blame Hillary
Slain Ambassador Chris Stevens' Sister: I Don't Blame Hillary

No one ever really thought this House special investigative committee was anything more than opposition research for the 2016 election - the surprise was how little they even did that. The committee's five Democrats denounced the Republicans' report as "a conspiracy theory on steroids bringing back long-debunked allegations with no credible evide...

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  • Girl power: Britain to get first female PM since Thatcher
Girl power: Britain to get first female PM since Thatcher

Cameron who tendered his resignation after Britain voted to leave the European Union, said the legislation on this case is "also very popular all over the world". The party's socially progressive wing is concerned by her opposition to gay marriage and by the support she has drawn from members of the hard-right U.K.

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  • May supporters question Leadsom's suitability to be PM amid motherhood row
May supporters question Leadsom's suitability to be PM amid motherhood row

Saturday's dispute arose after The Times of London quoted Leadsom, who is a mother of three, as saying in an interview that having children meant she had "a very real stake" in Britain's future. Mrs Leadsom and Mrs May will battle it out to become the next leader of the Conservative Party, after two rounds of voting by Tory MPs reduced the number...

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  • Veteran used vest, military-style rifle in sniper slayings
Veteran used vest, military-style rifle in sniper slayings

It might have remained just that, with Sterling's name added to a sorrowful litany alongside Michael Brown and Eric Garner and Freddie Gray. In Britain, a total of 250 officers have been fatally shot since 1945. Robert E. Lee to demand an end to police brutality Friday night. USA law enforcement officials say Johnson did not have a criminal rec...

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  • Prosecutor applauds judge denying Cosby's effort
Prosecutor applauds judge denying Cosby's effort

Cosby is proven innocent and see to it that we restore his good name". Cosby remains free on bail. A Pennsylvania judge has denied Bill Cosby's effort to compel the accuser in his criminal sex assault case to testify before trial. Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting Constand at his home near Philadelphia in 2004. Constand did not come ...

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  • Judge orders Bill Cosby sex assault trial to proceed
Judge orders Bill Cosby sex assault trial to proceed

Cosby, accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his Cheltenham home in 2004, is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Classifying sex with drugged individuals as "consensual" is ignorant of the fact that unconscious individuals are unable to give consent and sex minus consent is not sex, but rape.

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  • Lawyer says gun not race sparked shooting
Lawyer says gun not race sparked shooting

The shooting of 32-year-old Castile, the aftermath of which was live-streamed on Facebook by his girlfriend, came soon after the release of a video of another black man's death at the hands of police in Louisiana, and together the two events have sparked nationwide outrage and protests.

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  • Spanish matador gored to death in the ring
Spanish matador gored to death in the ring

Tributes were paid to Mr Barrio by many, including Spain's acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy, who sent his condolences to the bullfighter's family and friends, adding: "rest in peace". A Japanese man and a Spaniard were also gored early Saturday, the third day of the week-long San Fermin festival in northern Spain where bulls chase red-scarved ru...

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  • United States experts: bilateral negotiation better way to settle South China Sea disputes
United States experts: bilateral negotiation better way to settle South China Sea disputes

Speaking by telephone on Wednesday, Mr Wang Yi told Mr Kerry the U.S. should stick to its promises not to take sides in the dispute. Moreover, Yi conveyed that China hopes the US would "take no actions that harm China's sovereignty and security interests" while speaking and acting "cautiously".

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  • Abdul Sattar Edhi Laid to Rest in Karachi
Abdul Sattar Edhi Laid to Rest in Karachi

Major shopping centres and markets remained closed and the roads remained deserted across Pakistan. "He will be laid to rest, as per his wishes, at the Edhi village", he said. "Recently, Pakistan Hindu Council delegation had also visited him to enquire about his health", he said. "There are not many people left in Karachi who did not use or ben...

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  • More than 40 Syrians killed on last day of ceasefire
More than 40 Syrians killed on last day of ceasefire

In a statement, the Syrian military command declared the extension of the temporary ceasefire - which it described as "a regime of calm" - effective from 1 am local time on Saturday. The death toll, which included nine women, is likely to rise due the number of severely injured people, the Observatory said. Last month, air strikes on the provin...

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  • U.S. urges N Korea to avoid sparking tensions
U.S. urges N Korea to avoid sparking tensions

Adam J. Szubin, acting under secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, said in a statement that the actions taken by the U.S. government "highlight the U.S. The U.S. and North Korea do not have formal diplomatic relations, although they retain a channel of communication through the North's diplomatic mission at the United Nations in N...

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  • Russia-US row ends in tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats
Russia-US row ends in tit-for-tat expulsions of diplomats

Sergey Ryabkov, a Russian deputy foreign minister, announced that the American diplomat involved in that incident had been declared "persona non grata" along with another person he called a "CIA operative". The TV report identified the man as a career Central Intelligence Agency officer allegedly working undercover as third secretary in the embassy...

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  • Indian troops, Kashmir protesters clash as top rebel killed
Indian troops, Kashmir protesters clash as top rebel killed

However, 15,684 pilgrims who had already reached the shrine had "darshan" on Saturday. The authorities imposed curfew in sensitive localities of Srinagar and south Kashmir's Pulwama district but that did not deter protesters who went on the rampage at several localities, targeting police stations, Government buildings and residences of pro-In...

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  • Man falsely linked to Dallas shooting gets death threats
Man falsely linked to Dallas shooting gets death threats

Without giving any additional information, the DPD ( Dallas Police Department) posted a picture of Hughes wearing a camouflage shirt and carrying a rifle on its official Twitter account with the caption, "This is one of our suspects". He said he'd been getting death threats since his photo had been spread across the internet. Police questioned H...

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  • Syrian army declares temporary ceasefire for Eid
Syrian army declares temporary ceasefire for Eid

Homs is mainly under government control except for a besieged rebel-held neighbourhood on the city's outskirts. However, rebel and opposition groups did not respond to the announcement made by the army. Syrian state media also reported army operations against Islamic State militants across the country on Wednesday. The United States is discussi...

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