• Edmonton city councillor mulls Alberta PC leadership bid
Edmonton city councillor mulls Alberta PC leadership bid

His idea is that each party would hold a referendum on whether to approve the union before a new party was formed. Kenney said that, under the NDP, Alberta is no longer the "land of opportunity". The apparent thinking goes that once Alberta tires of its left-wing experiment, and perhaps a future right-wing bid, Albertans will gravitate back to th...

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  • UK candidate Leadsom drops out of PM race, leaving only May
UK candidate Leadsom drops out of PM race, leaving only May

One of two candidates to become the U.K.'s next prime minister has withdrawn from the race, leaving Theresa May in line to be the country's next leader. Today, Mrs May will have her first opportunity to respond publicly to her rival's comments when she takes her leadership campaign from Westminster into the country.

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  • UN Gen Sec aks Iran to stop conducting missile launches
UN Gen Sec aks Iran to stop conducting missile launches

Security Council". Read the full story here. The Institute for Science and International Security also issued a report Thursday asserting that Iran's Atomic Energy Organization had attempted to acquire carbon fiber, a key element in centrifuge construction.

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  • Modi discusses trade ties with Kenyan Prez
Modi discusses trade ties with Kenyan Prez

Making the announcements in the Tanzanian capital of Dar-es-Salaam, visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India would remain a trusted partner in meeting the resource-rich country's development priorities. Earlier on Sunday, Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the State House here. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , right, walks wi...

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  • Running of the bulls: 4 runners injured, none gored in Spain
Running of the bulls: 4 runners injured, none gored in Spain

Each morning at 8 o'clock, six fighting bulls and six bell-tinkling steers that try to keep the beasts together gallop from stables to the town's bullring where matadors later star in afternoon bullfights. They were identified as a 39-year-old man from Murcia in south-east Spain, a 28-year-old man from Madrid and a 36-year-old man from Barcelona. ...

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  • Tripura Governor lauds Bangladesh's ban on Zakir Naik's Peace TV
Tripura Governor lauds Bangladesh's ban on Zakir Naik's Peace TV

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis directed the Mumbai Police to initiate an inquiry into the Islamic preacher's public documents. Zakir Naik's speeches are reported to have inspired one of the five Bangladeshi militants involved in the latest Dhaka carnage that left 28 people dead, including 20 hostages, two police officers and six of the attack...

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  • Dallas shooter wrote cryptic message with his own blood
Dallas shooter wrote cryptic message with his own blood

In 2015, Johnson was almost given an "other than honorable discharge" from the military while stationed in Afghanistan after a female solider reported him for sexual harassment, Bradford Glendening, the military lawyer who represented Johnson, told the Associated Press .

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  • Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic in Wimbledon final
Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic in Wimbledon final

Murray then said: "I think playing a Wimbledon final's tough, I certainly wouldn't like being prime minister, it's an impossible job". I've had some great moments here and some tough losses and the wins feel extra special because of that.

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  • Dallas Police Chief Defends Use of 'Bomb Robot' to Kill Suspected Sniper
Dallas Police Chief Defends Use of 'Bomb Robot' to Kill Suspected Sniper

Police are still trying to decipher what Johnson meant to communicate when he wrote the lettering "RB" in his own blood on a wall in a auto park where he was cornered by police before his death in the early hours of last Friday morning. Johnson, who was apparently injured in a shoot-out with police, wrote the letters "RB" and other markings. "I...

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  • Japan's ruling camp poised for majority in upper house polls
Japan's ruling camp poised for majority in upper house polls

There had been no possibility for a change of power because the ruling coalition already controls the more powerful lower house, but the balloting was a key gauge for how much support Abe's coalition has among the public. Abe had studiously ignored the constitution issue during the upper house campaign, insisting that the election was an opportunit...

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  • Clinton Campaign Confirms Her Appearance With Sanders
Clinton Campaign Confirms Her Appearance With Sanders

The platform will include steps to break up large banks, support for a $15 hourly minimum wage and the abolition of the death penalty, among other Sanders-backed positions. The negotiations over contentious issues like the minimum wage, trade, fracking and climate change delayed the meeting by hours. While he has hung back, other party leaders have...

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  • North Korea Threatens to Retaliate if US Deploys THAAD on Peninsula
North Korea Threatens to Retaliate if US Deploys THAAD on Peninsula

Following the reports of continued testing, a Pentagon spokesperson, Commander Gary Ross, has once again condemned the dictator's actions. In a joint statement Friday, Seoul and Washington said the two allies chose to deploy THAAD in South Korea to protect the country and its people from the DPRK's nuclear threats, weapons of mass destructi...

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  • Bangladesh bans Peace tv
Bangladesh bans Peace tv

Naidu's remarks came a day after Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju hinted at action against the preacher after looking into whether Naik through his speeches glorifies terrorist acts by Muslims. Malaysia's Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar told Malay Mail Online last night that he will review Dr Zakir's sermons an...

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  • Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling
Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling

On July 12, a panel of five judges at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague will announce their ruling in a case brought by the Philippines against China over its actions in the South China Sea. US officials have said Washington could respond to Chinese nonobservance of the court ruling with increased freedom-of-navigation patrols close...

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  • Somali militants attack army base, killing at least 10 soldiers
Somali militants attack army base, killing at least 10 soldiers

The assault on a base 50 kilometres outside Mogadishu was part of the group's campaign to try to topple the Western-backed government and impose its own strict interpretation of Islam. The city has had regular attacks, including suicide bombings, since. Its victims have included global aid workers, journalists, civilian leaders and African Unio...

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  • Indian PM in Kenya on last leg of 4-nation African tour
Indian PM in Kenya on last leg of 4-nation African tour

Following the talks, India and Kenya signed seven agreements, including a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on defence cooperation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Monday, extended full cooperation to Kenya towards reaching its development goals.

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  • Hague court to rule on South China Sea as tensions rise
Hague court to rule on South China Sea as tensions rise

Armed with its military pact with the Philippines and better ties with Vietnam, Washington has not only repeatedly spoken on the "freedom of navigation" in the SCS but has also dispatched warships and aircraft to test how choppy the situation was in the region.

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  • Police skirmish with Muslim worshipers on Temple Mount
Police skirmish with Muslim worshipers on Temple Mount

Clashes between Muslims and Israeli police have been taking place every morning since Sunday during protests against Jewish visits to the site during Ramadan. In 2014, PCUSA and the United Church of Christ passed resolutions to boycott and divest from companies they decided were "complicit" in the Jewish states alleged misdeeds against Palestinians...

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  • Utah reports first Zika-related death in continental US
Utah reports first Zika-related death in continental US

The first Zika-related death in continental USA has been confirmed by Health Officials from the Salt Lake County. Officials declined to say where the victim had traveled, citing privacy regulations. But in most cases, symptoms of infection Zika are mild and go unnoticed. "We have to ensure Florida is prepared and stays ahead of the spread of t...

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  • Senate passes mandatory GMO labeling bill-what comes next?
Senate passes mandatory GMO labeling bill-what comes next?

Many food companies are fiercely opposed to such GMO labels because they believe consumers will perceive them - incorrectly - as a warning that those products are nutritionally inferior or even unsafe to eat. The produce industry has been closely watching the labeling debate, which would affect some varieties of sweet corn, squash, papayas and pota...

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