• UFC 200, Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton, Impact moves to Thursday
UFC 200, Brock Lesnar vs. Randy Orton, Impact moves to Thursday

That doesn't mean anybody should be expecting him to come out and try to strike with Hunt - which would literally be the stupidest thing he could done - but it's possible that he'll be able to stand with his New Zealand-based opponent if his first takedown is stuffed.

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  • May and Leadsom go head to head for leadership of British Conservatives
May and Leadsom go head to head for leadership of British Conservatives

In the second round of voting, May received support from 199 of the party's 330 lawmakers. Justice Minister Michael Gove came third with 46. The victor will replace Prime Minister David Cameron who announced his resignation after Britons voted on June 23 to leave the European Union.

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  • US Republicans reject Democratic funding proposals for opioids
US Republicans reject Democratic funding proposals for opioids

Democrats remained on the fence this week about whether they would support the bill with concerns that it did not provide any new funding to back the authorizations included in the bill. Democratic leaders wrote in a letter that they would not support the legislation without "significant funding that reflects the seriousness of the epidemic and pro...

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  • America is not divided, Obama says
America is not divided, Obama says

That sentiment has been present all throughout the city: a need to do something, comfort someone, be comforted, paired with a realization that answers for the hard questions this week raised aren't yet knowable for many. "This kind of hyperbole is misplaced", he added, after meeting European Council head Donald Tusk and European Commission chief Je...

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  • China to give strong reaction on Hague Tribunal's negative ruling
China to give strong reaction on Hague Tribunal's negative ruling

The South China Sea is one of the most politically sensitive regions in the world - the Permanent Court of Arbitration's ruling will be the first time an worldwide court has passed judgment on the region's mess of claims and counter-claims.

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  • Helicopter shot down near Palmyra in Syria
Helicopter shot down near Palmyra in Syria

The helicopter had been attacking the advancing terrorists at Damascus' request when it was taken down, according to the Russian defense ministry. At least 23 victims, including several children, were killed in airstrikes in Idlib, but it was not clear whether Syrian or Russian warplanes were responsible.

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  • Observer writer urges owner -- and Trump son-in-law -- to condemn anti-Semitism
Observer writer urges owner -- and Trump son-in-law -- to condemn anti-Semitism

Kushner responded Wednesday, writing that "there are thoughtful points but journalists, even those who work for me at the Observer , are not always right". Trump was also criticized by Ryan and other Republicans for failing during the primary season to immediately denounce the tacit endorsement of former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke, who o...

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  • Hypocrisy, thy name is the Republican Party
Hypocrisy, thy name is the Republican Party

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich has said he is among the "five or six people " being considered as the running mate of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump who is expected to announce his name next week. "I may have been one of Trump's most vociferous opponents in the primary, and I am now one of his most committed suppo...

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  • Chinese navy holds live-fire drills in South China Sea
Chinese navy holds live-fire drills in South China Sea

Stratbase ADRi trustee and now International Criminal Court Judge Raul Pangalangan said earlier that filing the case was a game changer for the Philippines, which would have been at a disadvantage in a bilateral setup. The tensions have also alarmed the United States which has key defense treaties with many regional allies, and in a show of strengt...

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  • Malcolm Turnbull poised 'scrape over the line' in tightly contested Australian election
Malcolm Turnbull poised 'scrape over the line' in tightly contested Australian election

The bill's non-passage provided Mr Turnbull with the trigger to call an early "double-dissolution" election where all 76 Senate seats were up for grabs, rather than the usual half. "The government is still on track to form a majority government", Treasurer Scott Morrison told Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) radio. "Liberal Party I take full re...

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  • Prominent philanthropist and social activist Abdul Sattar Edhi has passed away
Prominent philanthropist and social activist Abdul Sattar Edhi has passed away

Now the Edhi Foundation has been running 335 centres and 17 Edhi Homes in Pakistan along with a fleet of 1,800 ambulances including four airplanes and a number of other services where 2,000 people are employed to provide a wide range of services to needy people.

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  • Chinese, US foreign ministers discuss maritime issues over phone
Chinese, US foreign ministers discuss maritime issues over phone

United States naval officials confirmed that United States destroyers have been patrolling close to Chinese-held islands and reefs in the hotly contested South China Sea these past few weeks - acts that are likely to further tensions ahead of the upcoming ruling regarding Beijing's maritime claims, Reuters reports .

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  • Australian government likely to win election
Australian government likely to win election

But it now has the backing of three of the four independents who won seats and looks likely to snatch at least half of the six seats that are still undecided. Whilst the Coalition is expected to form government, Turnbull will have to deal with ideological divisions within his party, as well as a hostile upper house Ssenate, which has the potential ...

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  • Second day of clashes at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Second day of clashes at Al-Aqsa Mosque

The disturbances started after Israeli police opened a gate to the compound, which is used by tourists and Jews to enter the site, the director of the mosque Sheikh Omar Kiswani told the Anadolu Agency. Jews refer to it as the Temple Mount, where Jewish temples stood in biblical times. Earlier this year, Israeli troops reportedly escorted Israeli...

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  • SWAT activated in Downtown Dallas, search for suspicious man comes up empty
SWAT activated in Downtown Dallas, search for suspicious man comes up empty

After the hours-long standoff with law enforcement, Jonson was killed by officers who detonated a bomb delivered by robot , which appears to be the first time the tactic was employed. Two civilians were also hurt. Americans of all stripes were outraged a "deranged" individual killed the five officers in Dallas just as American have deep concerns...

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  • Trump deplores U.S. race relations as campaigns halt
Trump deplores U.S. race relations as campaigns halt

It marked the second time in a month that it had canceled a major rally following a shooting - in June, it pushed back an event with President Barack Obama in the aftermath of a terrorist attack at an Orlando nightclub that killed 49 people.

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  • Married Gay Man Among Police Officers Shot in Dallas
Married Gay Man Among Police Officers Shot in Dallas

The outlet's source for the allegations was Bradford Glendening , a military lawyer who represented Johnson in the sexual harassment suit. Theresa Williams said one of the wounded civilians was her sister, 37-year-old Shetamia Taylor, who was shot in the right calf.

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  • Top Republicans Call to Deny Clinton Classified Information After Email Probe
Top Republicans Call to Deny Clinton Classified Information After Email Probe

Comey announced Tuesday that his investigators had concluded its year-long investigation and would not recommend criminal charges. While Comey's investigation didn't find any evidence of "hostile actors" hacking into Clinton's private email server, he couldn't rule out that possibility.

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  • Lawyer: Minnesota cop reacted to gun, not race
Lawyer: Minnesota cop reacted to gun, not race

Mark Dayton had been up for hours, listening to the protesters outside his St. Paul residence. The aftermath of the shooting was livestreamed in a widely shared Facebook video . "I allowed that facebook video to go live 10 minutes before my phone died cause I wanted the world to see what the police do and how they roll". The officer who shot Cas...

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  • Obama asks Americans not to fear a return to a dark past
Obama asks Americans not to fear a return to a dark past

After five Dallas police officers were killed Thursday night, Obama cut short his trip and will instead return home Sunday after a one-day visit to Spain. Obama said the Western defense alliance had agreed on the most significant reinforcement of its collective defense since the Cold War by agreeing to deploy forces in the Baltic states and Poland ...

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