• Prominent Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Arrested During Baton Rouge Protest
Prominent Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Arrested During Baton Rouge Protest

In the video, Reynolds said the officer shot Castile after Castile said he was carrying a gun and had a permit. TV reporters in Baton Rouge, La. and Rochester, N.Y. "But I'm especially gratified that our citizens here in Louisiana, to a very large degree, have chose to protest in a constructive and peaceful manner".

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  • Cameron accelerates resignation; May to become Britain's next prime minister
Cameron accelerates resignation; May to become Britain's next prime minister

Mr. Cameron said he will chair his last Cabinet meeting tomorrow and attend House of Commons for his last Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday before heading to Buckingham Palace to offer his official resignation to Queen Elizabeth II.

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  • Corbyn faces Labour leadership challenge
Corbyn faces Labour leadership challenge

A vote of no-confidence in Corbyn by Labour MPs last month was passed by 172 votes to 40 but a year ago he was elected in a party membership ballot winning nearly 60% of the vote. "And they are risky times for our country", she said in a speech formally announcing her bid, The Telegraph reports. Labour's general secretary Iain McNicol said:...

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  • U.S. to help Iraq build base for push on Mosul - Ash Carter
U.S. to help Iraq build base for push on Mosul - Ash Carter

Recapturing Mosul will be critical to efforts to defeat the Islamic State, which captured it and other cities in 2014. It was captured by IS in the summer of 2014 and the extremist group has been using it as a main headquarters since. Carter called it a strategic victory. Meanwhile, Iraqi Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi said Iraqi forces have a...

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  • Blair facing threat of legal action over Iraq invasion
Blair facing threat of legal action over Iraq invasion

The statement came following the publication of the report by John Chilcot - a former Privy Counsellor and civil servant - who was tasked to enquire into the circumstances surrounding the March 2003 invasion of Iraq and its aftermath. "But if you're saying to me do I apologise for the decision that I took, the core decision?" Mr Blair has cal...

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  • With investigation completed, Obama still won't comment on Clinton emails
With investigation completed, Obama still won't comment on Clinton emails

Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said she "certainly did not believe" that she was handling classified information on her server at the time , but emphasized that she followed the lead of her subordinates on whether information was classified.

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  • Egypt offers to help revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
Egypt offers to help revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Diplomatic sources told Asharq Al-Awsat: "Shoukry's visit to Israel, which is the first by an Egyptian foreign minister in nine years, shows there is a progress in the direction of reviving the Egyptian initiative for peace". Israel's government on Sunday approved almost $13 million in financing for the West Bank settlements of Kiryat Arba and Hebr...

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  • North Korea's Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Test Likely Failed
North Korea's Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Test Likely Failed

The launch itself was successful, South Korean officials said, but the missile's early stage flight is believed to have been unsuccessful. China, North Korea's key ally, has urged the government of President Kim Jong Un to return to global talks and dismantle its nuclear program in return for economic assistance and security guarantees.

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  • Sanders And Clinton To Rally Together In New Hampshire
Sanders And Clinton To Rally Together In New Hampshire

Sanders' challenge to Clinton, one of the best-known figures in USA politics, lasted far longer than expected, running for four months and across 50 states and yielding record numbers of small donations to his campaign. Mr. Sherwood, who conceded he "reluctantly" supported Mrs. Clinton in the primary, acknowledged that some Sanders backers are ha...

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  • Strong leadership need of the hour: Leadsom
Strong leadership need of the hour: Leadsom

Now Cameron's dominant Conservative Party has found a successor, May, the home secretary and a longtime member of Parliament - who also favors staying in the EU. British citizens voted last month to leave the European Union in a historic election that shook the country, its global partners and financial markets.

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  • Erdogan Rebukes Gaza Flotilla Organizer
Erdogan Rebukes Gaza Flotilla Organizer

Israeli cabinet ministers on Wednesday approved a deal reached with Turkey at the weekend on normalising relations after years of acrimony over a deadly 2010 raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla. The Gaza Strip has been under an Israeli siege since June 2007. Given the Israel doctrine of not leaving a soldier - living or dead - behind on the battlef...

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  • 'UK broke int'l law by invading Iraq in 2003'
'UK broke int'l law by invading Iraq in 2003'

Blair is accused of dragging the United Kingdom into war in Iraq through blindly following the U.S. The infamous British politician is asked to account for the killing of British troops and the emergence of DAESH in Iraq. "A day doesn't go by when I don't think of the decision we made to go to war". "I urge colleagues to read the Butler report ...

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  • May says she's honored to be chosen as UK leader
May says she's honored to be chosen as UK leader

Leadsom announced at a press conference Monday that she was dropping out of the race to lead the Conservatives, noting an insurmountable lead for May, who is now serving as Home Secretary. May has made clear she will respect the will of the British people, expressed in the referendum last month. She has a reputation for solid, unflashy competence a...

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  • Dallas police issue all-clear after search, threats
Dallas police issue all-clear after search, threats

The TBI said the suspect, Lakeem Keon Scott, 37, may have targeted individuals and officers after being troubled by recent incidents involving African-Americans and police elsewhere. Jenkins, who has not seen the tactical journal but has been briefed on its contents, said that he isn't speculating on what it says about Johnson's mindset or intent...

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  • Baghdad bombing death toll rises to 281
Baghdad bombing death toll rises to 281

The blast engulfed the shopping mall and surrounding cafes and flames that receded to leave the buildings gutted and charred, with many bodies unrecognisable. But when FRONTLINE filmmaker Martin Smith went to Baghdad in 2014, he noticed widespread use of the wands - plastic handles with antennas attached to them - at security checkpoints.

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  • Obama stands with Dhaka to fight terrorism
Obama stands with Dhaka to fight terrorism

After the incident, a group calling itself a branch of the Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility, although the Bangladeshi government denied involvement of the Islamic State. "Social media has become a fertile ground for recruiting militants", the head of the telecoms regulator Shahjahan Mahmood told AFP. Such an attack on Eid is ...

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  • Obama, Putin speak by phone, ready to increase Syria coordination
Obama, Putin speak by phone, ready to increase Syria coordination

The White House said that regarding the dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan, President Obama said the USA was willing to intensify efforts to work with Russian Federation to achieve a comprehensive settlement. Infantino insisted Russian Federation was on schedule for the tournament in spite of the country's economy shrinking by 3.7 per cent in...

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  • Spanish bullfighter gored to death on live TV
Spanish bullfighter gored to death on live TV

Other toreros rushed in to try to rescue Barrio, attempting to distract the 500 kilogram (1,100 pound) bull. Medics were also at his side immediately. Participants at the San Fermin festivities in Pamplona were saddened along with prominent bullfighter Enrique Ponce. However, some Spanish towns are considering banning the controversial sport, a...

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  • Criticism mounts over how police handle Louisiana protesters
Criticism mounts over how police handle Louisiana protesters

During the the struggle, Sterling was shot. Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. said Friday that his department was striving to avoid a "military-style response" to the protests. Later in the evening, some protestors threw water bottles at the officers. Ultimately, a busload of officers in tactical gear arrived to augment BRPD's control...

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  • Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US
Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US

However, the action by the Obama administration on Wednesday marked the first time Kim has been personally targeted, and also the first time that any North Korean official has been blacklisted by the U.S. North Korea has also threatened a "physical response" to the THAAD deployment in South Korea. North Korea warned the United States on Friday to...

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