• Koreas exchange threats over missile defense system
Koreas exchange threats over missile defense system

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said on Monday the THAAD system was not meant to target any third country but was purely aimed at countering the threat from the North, in an apparent message to Beijing. The planned deployment of the powerful anti-missile system has also angered the South's neighbours, including China, which said on Friday that...

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  • Virginia Law Binding Delegates to Presidential Nominee Tossed
Virginia Law Binding Delegates to Presidential Nominee Tossed

On Monday George H.W. Bush appointee U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne ruled that Virginia GOP delegates can not face prosecution for refusing to vote on the first ballot for a candidate to whom they are purportedly "bound". However, Payne did not rule on a requirement by the RNC that all Virginia delegates must vote for the primary victor, cit...

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  • Hundreds of people march in Bristol Black Lives Matter protest
Hundreds of people march in Bristol Black Lives Matter protest

Those deaths were followed by a stunning sniper attack last Thursday in Dallas that killed five police officers and wounded seven others as they watched over a peaceful protest of the week's earlier shootings . One of the speakers who took the megaphone was Kaba Bah of Madison. " All we have to do is meet up, and it could make a difference". ...

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  • Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas school
Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas school

Two days after the killing of five police officers by a black U.S. army veteran Micah Johnson during a protest rally in Dallas, a nearby parking lot was searched on Saturday for a "suspicious person" but no one was found. "That thin blue line gets thinner every time something like this happens", said visitor Blake Shocker. "As tough, as hard, as ...

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  • Trudeau Says Canada Exploring Gender-Neutral Identity Cards
Trudeau Says Canada Exploring Gender-Neutral Identity Cards

He told CP24 on Monday that he did so to get the parade moving at the time and only committed to "having a conversation" about the list. Mathieu Chantelois , executive director of Pride Toronto, met with BLMTO and, according to the group, signed a document agreeing to all of the demands .

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  • Social Media pays tribute to the greatest humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi (RIP)
Social Media pays tribute to the greatest humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi (RIP)

Edhi's son Qutab Meer could not attend the funeral as he is overseas, his son Faisal said, adding that Meer could not reach on time. Khattak said it is very sad that people spreading love are being killed in such a heinous manner. As Pakistan mourned the death of its beloved humanitarian, the worldwide community also joined in paying glowing tribut...

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  • Dallas Police Headquarters on lockdown, SWAT deployed after threat
Dallas Police Headquarters on lockdown, SWAT deployed after threat

Officers plan to break a locked door in the parking garage in search of a suspicious person. While Thursday's attack stunned Dallas into mourning, it did not stop demonstrations on Saturday against killings by police, with protesters blocking major roads in various cities.

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  • NATO commits to fund Afghan forces to 2020
NATO commits to fund Afghan forces to 2020

Nevertheless, as in Iraq, these activities place US service members in harm's way. Mr Obama on Wednesday announced that he would have 8,400 troops in Afghanistan as against 5,500 planned earlier. Former president Hamid Karzai had refused to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement with the United States to allow a longer stay of American forces.

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  • India set to finance construction of a specialised cancer hospital in Kenya
India set to finance construction of a specialised cancer hospital in Kenya

Earlier, India and Kenya exchanged several agreements on several spheres and Prime Minister also held bilateral talks with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on a wide-ranging issues, particularly in the economic sphere, aimed at boosting ties with the African continent.

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  • Christopher Pyne calls it:
Christopher Pyne calls it: "We have won the election"

If Turnbull can't, then Shorten will be given a chance to form a minority government. The declaration ended days of uncertainty about the new government´s identity, after a tight race between the two major parties left neither of them with the 76 or more seats required for a parliamentary majority following polls on July 2.

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  • US says NK threat over THAAD shows deployment decision was right
US says NK threat over THAAD shows deployment decision was right

North Korea says it's closing a communications channel with the U.S.in NY. U.S. Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO's top military commander, told reporters Saturday that North Korea's latest missile test represents a serious threat, both to the region and the U.S.

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  • Obama warns against attacking police
Obama warns against attacking police

They marched through Madison's Art Fair on the Square, where many fairgoers responded with approving nods and waves. But he also acknowledged that those debates are often "messy and controversial", and urged protesters to "maintain a respectful, thoughtful tone" after a week of deadly shootings - both of African-American men by police and of ...

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  • Mercedes withdraws appeal against Nico Rosberg's Silverstone penalty
Mercedes withdraws appeal against Nico Rosberg's Silverstone penalty

Nico Rosberg started the race in second place and found the wet track overwhelming. Verstappen crossed the line in third but was soon promoted to second following a reversal of the placings with Mercedes' Nico Rosberg after the German was hit with a 10 second penalty due to receiving information over the team radio to aid him with the driving of ...

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  • Russia's Putin discusses extra steps to end doping in sport
Russia's Putin discusses extra steps to end doping in sport

Both leaders "confirmed their commitment to defeating" Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) forces and Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate, known as the Nusra Front. Obama, meanwhile, urged Putin "to take steps to end the significant uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine and stressed the urgent importance of moving forward with full implementation of the ...

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  • Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars worldwide
Toyota recalls 1.4 million cars worldwide

The automaker on Wednesday said it was recalling 2.87 million cars over a possible fault in emissions control units. Some 932,000 vehicles are involved in both recalls, so the total number affected is 3.37 million. Twelve carmakers have been affected globally due to faulty Takata products. Toyota Motor Corporation announced a recall Wednesday...

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  • North Korea Fires Missile Amid Rising Tensions
North Korea Fires Missile Amid Rising Tensions

On Friday, South Korea and the United States announced they agreed to deploy the THAAD system with the USA military stationed in South Korea to counter North Korea's missile threat. "We have every reason, and the right, to question the real conspiracy behind this move", Wang was quoted by state news agency Xinhua as saying during a trip to ...

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  • Theresa May to Become British PM Wednesday After David Cameron's Resignation
Theresa May to Become British PM Wednesday After David Cameron's Resignation

Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, Mr Cameron said he would offer his resignation to the Queen on Wednesday afternoon at Buckingham Palace. " Brexit means Brexit - and we're going to make a success of it", May added. The vote between May and Leadsom was supposed to go to the wider Conservative Party of 150,000 people, but being the sole candi...

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  • Gingrich Says 'It's More Dangerous to Be Black in America'
Gingrich Says 'It's More Dangerous to Be Black in America'

In a Facebook Live interview with CNN's Van Jones, former Republican speaker Newt Gingrich said it's hard for white people to understand the "everyday danger" of being black in America. Over at the Daily Caller , writer Matt K. Lewis wrote a post that opened with an unequivocal assertion: "Police brutality toward African-Americans is a perva...

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  • HC Stops Bank Employees From Going on Strike Against Privatisation
HC Stops Bank Employees From Going on Strike Against Privatisation

The talks were convened by the Chief Labour Commissioner of the central government in his office in New Delhi on Friday. The employees of five associates bank of SBI will oppose the government decision of merging the associated bank into SBI.

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  • Australian opposition concedes as incumbent awaits final count
Australian opposition concedes as incumbent awaits final count

However, the coalition may still need the support of independents and minor party members if votes yet to be counted contribute to it falling short of that majority. "We're a grown-up democracy, it shouldn't take eight days to find out who's won", he said. Turnbull lost the government's comfortable majority in the House of Representatives in las...

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