• UK: Angela Eagle launches Labour leadership bid to topple Jeremy Corbyn
UK: Angela Eagle launches Labour leadership bid to topple Jeremy Corbyn

Corbyn won by a landslide - supported by many left-wingers and the unions, who were exhausted of the party's move to the center ground under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. She praised Mr Cameron's leadership and then paid tribute to Mrs Leadsome before telling the audience she was "honoured and humbled " to have been chosen to lead the Tory party.

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  • Obama condemns attacks on officers
Obama condemns attacks on officers

Obama landed at the military base on the Bay of Cadiz. He'll also keep a scheduled visit with USA sailors stationed at a naval base in Rota, also in the south, before returning to the White House late Sunday. Obama is speaking in Madrid after meeting with Spain's acting prime minister. Obama addressed the political situation in an interview S...

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  • Islamic State Lost Quarter of Territory in Syria, Iraq
Islamic State Lost Quarter of Territory in Syria, Iraq

ISIS lost another 12% over the course of the last six months, the present size of their territory is estimated by IHS to total 68,300 square kilometers. ISIS forces are now under siege in the Syrian town of Minbej, which lies on their main supply route between Syria and Turkey. In May the Pentagon said that ISIS had lost some 45% of the territo...

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  • Australia's Turnbull declares election victory
Australia's Turnbull declares election victory

The Coalition parties won 26 of the 76 seats, while Labor won 23, the Greens three, NXT two, and the anti-immigrant One Nation Party got one seat. "We have secured the largest number of seats in parliament". In the upper house, anti-immigration politician Pauline Hanson makes a stunning comeback after a near 20-year hiatus, likely alongside newcome...

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  • Shorten concedes defeat in Oz election
Shorten concedes defeat in Oz election

Speaking earlier, Mr Shorten admitted defeat. Mr. Turnbull declared victory on Sunday after results showed his Liberal-National coalition was on pace for a slim minority government. "I look forward to continuing to work with him on a range of issues including creating more trans-Tasman economic opportunities, supporting New Zealanders living in...

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  • 3 dead at Michigan courthouse, CNN, AP report
3 dead at Michigan courthouse, CNN, AP report

There are other victims in the shooting, but their conditions are not known at this time. The names of the bailiffs were not released Monday. He said they were "close friends" of his. Berrien County Sheriff Paul Bailey in a news conference said those injured were taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph for treatment.

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  • GOP senator: Lynch-Clinton meeting 'raises questions about interference'
GOP senator: Lynch-Clinton meeting 'raises questions about interference'

Trump's first tweet also referred to Monday's meeting between former President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Loretta Lynch on her private plane on the tarmac at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Any finding against her could lead to problems for her as a presidential candidate. Hillary Clinton, the almost-certain Democratic nomin...

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  • Judge Rules Cosby Accuser Will Not Have to Testify Before Trial
Judge Rules Cosby Accuser Will Not Have to Testify Before Trial

However, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said that the defense was mistaken in their belief they could challenge the victim before trial. Oliver said that in his opinion it's less likely that the judge would order a new preliminary hearing at which Constand would be compelled to testify.

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  • 3rd case of Zika confirmed in Jacksonville
3rd case of Zika confirmed in Jacksonville

There have also been four United States pregnancy losses involving Zika , and one in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, the agency said, without offering details on whether the cases involved miscarriage or abortion. About 80 percent of people infected do not have any symptoms, and people are not usually sick enough to go to the hospital. The most...

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  • South China Sea ruling: why the China-Philippines court case matters
South China Sea ruling: why the China-Philippines court case matters

The five judge tribunal appointed by Permanent Court of Arbitration is set to deliver a verdict on the Philippines petition challenging China's claims on nearly all of SCS. As the court has no legal authority to enforce its ruling, much will depend on how the worldwide community reacts. Japan was an early supporter of the Philippines' pursuit o...

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  • Raonic determined to take his chance
Raonic determined to take his chance

Murray has been in the finals of all three Slams this year, losing to Djokovic in the Australian and the French. I never take this for granted.' About the final against Raonic, Murray said: 'Milos is a very tough opponent. And that's the goal". "Has probably a better return game, as well", added Murray whose only real test at Wimbledon so far...

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  • 49-hour protest at Rubio's office over guns continues
49-hour protest at Rubio's office over guns continues

We demand not only an end to hateful rhetoric and policies that perpetuate racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia, and xenophobia; but the passage of a fully-inclusive national LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination law and comprehensive immigration reform.

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  • First Zika-Related Death In The U.S. Confirmed
First Zika-Related Death In The U.S. Confirmed

Officials say they may not be able to determine how the virus may have contributed to her death. Her death came up as the first verified Zika-related death in the continental United States. The Florida Department of Health has a robust mosquito-borne illness surveillance system and is working closely with the CDC , the Florida Department of Agri...

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  • Dallas Shooter Wrote Message In Blood Before Dying
Dallas Shooter Wrote Message In Blood Before Dying

The US military veteran accused of killing five Dallas police officers last week was plotting a larger attack, authorities have said, as protests against deadly police shootings of black men continued. Mr Johnson launched his attack in Dallas as a protest was taking place against the deaths of black men at the hands of police. Dallas Mayor Mik...

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  • Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull accepts election blame
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull accepts election blame

Turnbull and Labor leader Bill Shorten have both reportedly started canvassing support from independent crossbench MPs. "He has made a bad situation worse". As of Monday, neither the Liberal National coalition , led by Turnbull, nor the Labor Party, led by Shorten, had won enough seats outright to form a government.

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  • United Kingdom parliament to vote on renewing nuclear deterrent
United Kingdom parliament to vote on renewing nuclear deterrent

Mr Cameron, speaking at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Warsaw , said he believed the vote would confirm support for replacing the full fleet of four submarines. The BBC has reported the draft conclusions from the review have been accepted by Mr Corbyn and could be considered formally at the party's conference in September.

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  • President Obama's handshake fail with leaders of Canada and Mexico
President Obama's handshake fail with leaders of Canada and Mexico

He added that despite their differences the US can not ask for a better friend or ally than Canada . Obama thanked Canada for helping to broker negotiations between Cuba and America, and cheekily jabbed at this country's penchant for cheap tropical vacations.

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  • Goalkeeper Alex Manninger joins Liverpool on trial, could earn contract
Goalkeeper Alex Manninger joins Liverpool on trial, could earn contract

The Austrian was on the books at Augsburg last season, making only two appearances, and is now out of contract following four years and 38 games for the Bundesliga side. New signing Loris Karius will compete with Simon Mignolet to be Klopp's No.1 but the German may need to sign an emergency backup if Adam Bogdan leaves.

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  • Israeli forces storm Aqsa Mosque for third day in row
Israeli forces storm Aqsa Mosque for third day in row

He called on the global community to hold Israel accountable for their actions and to pressure Israel to comply with worldwide conventions as an occupying force responsible for protecting religious sites. Momani added that the Israeli practices violate every worldwide agreement regarding the protection of the Freedom of Worship, and the protection ...

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  • UN chief: Slap sanctions on South Sudan
UN chief: Slap sanctions on South Sudan

Presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny said Kiir and Machar had spoken by phone on Monday, a day which saw tanks and helicopters involved in some of the fiercest clashes yet. The worldwide community must also impose targeted sanctions against civilian and military officials reasonably suspected of responsibility for crimes under global law or hum...

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