• Boris Johnson and Theresa May 'ready to launch leadership bids'
Boris Johnson and Theresa May 'ready to launch leadership bids'

Rudd is also thought to be open to the idea of backing Johnson, despite clashing with him during the referendum campaign. The vote "does not mean that the UK would be in any way less united", he said. Boris Johnson has insisted the United Kingdom will always be part of Europe and enjoy "intensifying" co-operation with other nations, as he set out...

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  • U.S. to deploy 560 more troops to Iraq to help seize Mosul
U.S. to deploy 560 more troops to Iraq to help seize Mosul

Backed by USA -led coalition warplanes, Iraqi ground forces and their allies have recaptured several major cities in recent months, including Tikrit, Ramadi and Falluja, and have sought to cut off roads leading to Mosul. "U.S. units are prepared to advise and accompany to the battalion level", Carter said. Fallujah was successfully captured at th...

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

Eagle, who is from Labour's "soft" left and was the first female parliamentarian to enter a civil partnership with her female partner in 2008, said Britain faced "dangerous times". Mrs May and her husband are well known as being unable to have children. Now shareholders only have a binding vote on the general pay policies of companies.

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  • Theresa May wins Britain's PM race after pro-Brexit rival quits
Theresa May wins Britain's PM race after pro-Brexit rival quits

May favored the "Remain" side during last month's referendum campaign. "Obviously with these changes we now don't need to have a prolonged period of transition". Labour, Liberal Democrats, Greens and the SNP are all calling for an early election with, admittedly, varying degrees of sincerity. Her star rose quickly and she became shadow Secretary ...

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  • US Slaps Kim Jong Un With 'Personal Sanctions'
US Slaps Kim Jong Un With 'Personal Sanctions'

The Treasury Department, imposing its first human rights sanctions on any North Korean official, designated them on a list of people whose assets are frozen and who are barred from transactions with any US citizen. "We will continue to work closely with the global community to sustain worldwide attention on the deplorable human rights situation in ...

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  • Former President's son Namal Rajapaksa arrested
Former President's son Namal Rajapaksa arrested

The former first family were under a probe over allegations of fraud and corruption that had taken place in the Rajapakse government. But critics say the authorities have been slow to act, with a spate of interrogations, arrests and bail applications leading to very few actual indictments and prosecutions.

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  • Ten stabbed as neo-Nazis bring chaos to California
Ten stabbed as neo-Nazis bring chaos to California

During the event, Sacramento Police Officers were approached by a citizen who located a loaded handgun on the State Capitol grounds. Officials said several were stabbed when members of right. No one was arrested, and Granada said arrests may be hard because many counter-demonstrators wore masks. Video footage showed mounted police officers attemp...

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  • Palestinian worshippers, Israeli police clash at al-Aqsa mosque
Palestinian worshippers, Israeli police clash at al-Aqsa mosque

He says police forces arrested 16 suspects in the disturbances. It reported the gate is usually closed to visitors during the last ten days of Ramadan. She added Israeli police officers "suppressed the stone throwers using riot dispersal means". Al-Barghouti noted that the Israeli authorities are placing a new status quo in the mosque based on ...

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  • Amid Deepening Investigation, A Clearer Picture Of Dallas Shooter Emerges
Amid Deepening Investigation, A Clearer Picture Of Dallas Shooter Emerges

It is noted in the CNN report that a similar pattern was seen in the Dallas shooter being radicalized as terrorists commonly are. "I'm more afraid of the police after the shooting because people are going to feel like everybody's out for them", said Anthony Williams, a 23-year-old demolition worker who described being routinely sworn at, fr...

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  • Man accused of killing 2 women dies in police standoff
Man accused of killing 2 women dies in police standoff

As police approached the storage room where Medina was hiding, we're told, he came out with a pistol and he was shot and killed. Police received a tip Medina, who worked in maintenance at the hotel and was sacked for undisclosed reasons Friday, retained keys to a maintenance closet and was hiding out inside, Channel 4 reports.

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  • Dallas on edge as police respond to city-wide threat
Dallas on edge as police respond to city-wide threat

Brown said he approved the plan to detonate a bomb with "about of pound" of C-4 explosives after two hours of fruitless talks with the suspect, who sang, laughed and taunted police negotiators. He was killed Thursday during a downtown protest march. "Our hearts are broken", the statement said. The attacks have clouded the future of Black Lives ...

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  • Dallas police block off police headquarters following threat
Dallas police block off police headquarters following threat

Two civilians were also shot and wounded in the chaotic fray late Thursday in the sprawling Texas city, one of many places across the United States where protests had erupted over the fatal police shootings of two black men earlier this week.

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  • Lawmaker Eagle challenges Corbyn for leadership of UK Labour Party
Lawmaker Eagle challenges Corbyn for leadership of UK Labour Party

Many of Corbyn's top team in parliament resigned from their positions in protest both at this, and in response to the sacking of prominent Labour figure Hilary Benn from the post as shadow foreign minister. Mr Corbyn also suggested he is unlikely to be able to impose a whip on his MPs in the vote on renewing the Trident nuclear deterrent later ...

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  • Obama to Visit Dallas Early Next Week
Obama to Visit Dallas Early Next Week

And that should trouble all of us", Obama said after a transatlantic flight to Warsaw. Although fatal police shootings go unabated, videos have had a “huge impact on public understanding of policing, ” he said. Kelly wouldn't elaborate on what led up to the shooting, citing a pending investigation. Two other officers in the case have been acqui...

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  • Tony Blair could face Iraq contempt vote in Commons
Tony Blair could face Iraq contempt vote in Commons

Jeremy Corbyn, current leader of Blair's Labour Party, however said the report proved the Iraq War had been an "act of military aggression launched on a false pretext" and was "long regarded as illegal by the overwhelming weight of global opinion".

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  • UO students and faculty march for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile
UO students and faculty march for Alton Sterling and Philando Castile

Castile was shot and killed after a traffic stop by police in Falcon Heights, . Choi declined to provide details about the incident. The BCA has identified Jeronimo Yanez as the St. A 911 call revealed that police responded to the scene after a homeless man claimed someone had pulled a gun on him outside the convenience store where Sterling w...

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  • More North Korean threat, this time over US missile system
More North Korean threat, this time over US missile system

North Korea is already sanctioned because of its nuclear weapons program, but it was the first time that Kim has been personally sanctioned. The North also said it informed Washington that it will handle all issues between the two countries according to an unspecified wartime law, including Americans detained in North Korea, according to the stat...

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  • Trial to begin for pair accused of fundraising for al-Shabab
Trial to begin for pair accused of fundraising for al-Shabab

The attack was confirmed by Major Ahmed Farah, who is based in the nearby military base of Afgooye. The attack began with a suicide auto bomb at the main entrance of the base, followed by massive attack by hundreds of heavily armed militants.

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  • Japan's vote opens door to constitution change — AP Analysis
Japan's vote opens door to constitution change — AP Analysis

He said some members of the opposition may defect to the ruling coalition, as some agree with Abe's views. The constitution has never been changed since it as promulgated by the American Occupation in 1947. Its small ruling partner of the Komeito Party won 14 seats. "Different parties have different viewpoints on the issue, therefore more dis...

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  • Australia PM declares victory in general elections, vote counting continues
Australia PM declares victory in general elections, vote counting continues

The ABC projections said the coalition secured two additional seats in Queensland, where just hundreds of votes divided the two major parties, in an election in which populist minor parties and independents won more representation in parliament.

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