• Minnesota policeman's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race
Minnesota policeman's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race

On Friday night, members of Castile's family condemned the Dallas attack, and his mother, Valerie Castile, said that, "My son would not have approved of the shootings, because he believed that all lives matter". Those stops translated into $6,588 in fines and fees, according to court records that shows more than half of the 86 violations ...

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

Jul 12, 2016- The US is to send 560 more military personnel to Iraq to help in the fight against so-called Islamic State (IS), Defence Secretary Ash Carter has said. "The coalition believes that Mosul is the prize", Army Col. Christopher Garver said last week. Carter also reiterated on the flight to Baghdad that USA forces would accompany an as...

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  • Obama Breaks His Promises Again, Sends More Troops to Iraq
Obama Breaks His Promises Again, Sends More Troops to Iraq

The Sunni extremists, who consider Shiites heretics, swept across northern and western Iraq in the summer of 2014, capturing large chunks of territory and plunging the country into its worst crisis since United States troops left at the end of 2011.

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  • Aylesbury-born MP in race to become leader of Conservative Party
Aylesbury-born MP in race to become leader of Conservative Party

May won 199 votes against Treasury Minister Andrea Leadsom, who took 84, and Justice Secretary Michael Gove, who came last with 46 votes. After the result of the MPs' ballot was announced, Mrs May - who backed a Remain vote but kept a low profile during the campaign - said she could offer "strong, proven leadership" to negotiate the best Brexit...

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  • Blair's ex-deputy says Iraq war was 'illegal'
Blair's ex-deputy says Iraq war was 'illegal'

Former Conservative leadership candidate David Davis told the BBC's Andrew Marr programme that he wanted parliament to declare Blair in "contempt" for his role in taking Britain to war in Iraq. "I haven't seen it [the contempt motion], I think I probably would [vote for it]". Britain's former deputy prime minister John Prescott says he'll h...

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  • Arbitration court rules against China in South China Sea row
Arbitration court rules against China in South China Sea row

Third, the Philippines' unilateral initiation of arbitration violates the bilateral agreement reached between China and the Philippines, and repeatedly reaffirmed over the years, to resolve relevant disputes in the South China Sea through negotiations.

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  • Sanders endorses Clinton for president
Sanders endorses Clinton for president

Sanders, who won New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary with 60 percent of the vote, urged supporters to back Clinton's bid for the White House and listed several policy areas where they are in agreement. Sanders tirade was inspired by comments that Clinton made on Morning Joe, in which she was asked if the senator was 'qualified and ready'....

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  • MP challenges Corbyn for Labour leadership
MP challenges Corbyn for Labour leadership

Last week Mr Corbyn lost a vote of no confidence with around 80 per cent of MPs in the Parliamentary Labour Party voting against the Islington MP. 'In such turbulent times, we need a leader who can unite rather than divide the Labour Party'. The launch of the Wallasey MP's leadership bid was completely overshadowed by a bigger shock announc...

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  • How Donald Trump upended Republican orthodoxy on free trade
How Donald Trump upended Republican orthodoxy on free trade

Chamber is going to take issue with the Republican nominee, ' you would have laughed", said Steve Jarding, a professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. 'Under Trump's trade plans, we would see higher prices, fewer jobs, and a weaker economy, ' the business group's social media account blasted. That prompted a typical Trump directive from ...

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  • Post readers back Jeremy Corbyn to stay as Labour Party leader
Post readers back Jeremy Corbyn to stay as Labour Party leader

Talking about the large numbers of people who paid £3 to become registered supporters of Labour in order to back Corbyn in last year's election, Kinnock said they were "very welcome in the party", arguing that they brought energy and vibrancy.

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  • Pasta May Actually Help You Have A Lower BMI, Study Finds
Pasta May Actually Help You Have A Lower BMI, Study Finds

If it seems too good to be true, it literally always is. In fact, study findings show that by eating candies early, it can actually help stave off cravings for the rest of the day, which can be an effective tool for people who are trying to lose weight.

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  • PM Turnbull's party to continue in power, declares victory in elections
PM Turnbull's party to continue in power, declares victory in elections

The conservative coalition still remains short of the 76 seats it needs to claim a majority in the lower house, the House of Representatives. Turnbull said that his conservative coalition government was re-elected for a second three-year term, after a chaotic national election that left the country in a state of political paralysis for more than ...

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  • Egypt foreign minister heads to Israel for rare visit
Egypt foreign minister heads to Israel for rare visit

Palestinians are seeking to create an independent state on the territories of the West Bank, East al-Quds, and the Gaza Strip. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry described the talks between Shoukry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday as "important".

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  • PM-in-waiting Theresa May promises 'a better Britain'
PM-in-waiting Theresa May promises 'a better Britain'

David Cameron announced plans to step down as British prime minister this week, clearing the way for Theresa May to become the country's next leader and its second female prime minister in history. Speaking outside Parliament on Monday evening, Mrs May said: "I am honoured and humbled to have been chosen by the Conservative Party to become it's l...

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  • Elie Wiesel Helped Open Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie
Elie Wiesel Helped Open Illinois Holocaust Museum in Skokie

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial says Elie Wiesel died Saturday at age 87. "Today, we mourn the loss of legendary New Yorker, author and activist Elie Wiesel ", Cuomo said in the news release. Wiesel, who survived the infamous Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps, was perhaps the most prolific of Holocaust survivors who wrote abo...

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  • Obama Sends 560 More Troops to Help Combat ISIS
Obama Sends 560 More Troops to Help Combat ISIS

This new deployment would bring the number of USA troops in Iraq to nearly 5,000 soldiers and comes less than three months after Obama sent 200 soldiers to Iraq to "advise" Iraqi troops during operations against the extremist group. Carter promised Iraqi officials new assistance Monday to stave off bombings by the Islamic State after the group's ...

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  • Is Tim Duncan the best power forward in National Basketball Association history?
Is Tim Duncan the best power forward in National Basketball Association history?

He also made the NBA All-Defensive First Team eight times. Despite that, Duncan was the face of the franchise and provided a lot of leadership for the team. "I love Timmy. He's been a great teammate". One of the NBA's all-time greats is calling it a career. "The best (power forward) ever!" Duncan's final game was a 113-99 loss to the Thun...

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  • Modi calls emergency meeting as Kashmir death toll rises
Modi calls emergency meeting as Kashmir death toll rises

Still, crowds ignored curfews to demonstrate in several places around the region. Police confirmed that most of the people killed were young men under the age of 26 from southern IHK. She also said, "This is the peak time in Kashmir , where we have tourism, where we have the (Amarnath) Yatra and this thing (violence)". The group has fought aga...

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  • Airstrikes kill IS fighters fleeing Fallujah
Airstrikes kill IS fighters fleeing Fallujah

U.S. -led coalition aircraft waged a series of deadly strikes against ISIS around the city of Fallujah on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters , with one citing a preliminary estimate of at least 250 suspected fighters killed. The New Syrian Army was formed some 18 months ago from rebel fighters driven out of eastern Syria by ISIS as it expanded...

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  • Decks cleared for Theresa May to become second woman PM of UK
Decks cleared for Theresa May to become second woman PM of UK

Of the referendum, she added: "This vote was a message for millions in our country who felt that no-one had listened to them for a very long time ". "We'll have a new prime minister by Wednesday evening", Cameron said in a statement Monday.

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