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Baton Rouge shooting: Newcomer and veterans among the dead

Obama said that going into the political conventions, elected officials and interest groups should focus their words and actions on uniting the country, rather than dividing it. Police have detained two other unidentified suspects in nearby Addis, Louisiana. Kip Holden, the mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, said "everything is moving fast". Read More »

Pokemon Go crashes and hackers claim responsibility

According to Reddit, a hacking group called PoodleCorp claimed responsibility for the servers being down. Pokémon fans have been left furious after the game appeared to crash less than 24 hours after it was reportedly hacked by Poodlecorp . Read More »

Rolling Stone frontman Mick Jagger expecting his 8th child

The suicide of Jagger's long term partner L'Wren Scott in 2014 might have been the moment when it all caught up with them. The two began dating in 2014 and it will be the couple's first child. "He was shocked beyond belief at news she was expecting but will do whatever it takes to support Melanie and the child". "The plan is for Melanie to move out of NY and be based in L.A., where Mick spends a lot of time, or CT where she knows people ". Read More »

Sheriff: Escaped Florida murder suspect armed, has help

Today, Resiles showed up in court in shackles for a hearing to determine whether the death penalty applied to his case. No injuries were reported. On Friday morning, three helicopters, K-9 officers and officers from Fort Lauderdale police and deputies from the Broward Sheriff's Office swarmed the streets around 201 SE Sixth Street between Southeast Third Avenue and South Andrews Avenue. Read More »

Tour de France, Stage 13

On a hugely moving day, there was no more powerful moment than after the stage when Froome, Dumoulin and the three other classification jersey wearers stood together on the podium with head Tour officials for another minute's silence - all wearing black armbands. Read More »

Turkish prime minister says attempted coup underway, calls for calm

At a news briefing Saturday in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, the cleric noted that he has been away from Turkey for more than 15 years and would not have returned if the coup had succeeded. "A new wave of purges in military will likely weaken overstretched security services. even if basic policies will remain same", said Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of Middle East history at St. Read More »

Home Ministry examining Zakir Naik's speeches, required action will follow : Rajnath

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Following the deadly attack last Friday, which terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS) later claimed responsibility for, both India and Bangladesh began probing the controversial preacher. "How much Naik's teachings influenced the terrorists, that is to be investigated". The IRF's source of foreign funding will also be examined thoroughly by the Home Ministry, the official said. Read More »

Republican Platform Tilts Right Of Trump On LGBT Issues

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Since then, the Supreme Court backed the right of same-sex couples to Wednesday. When a conservative delegate proposed inserting "traditional" before "two-parent families" in a section about what is best for children, a couple of delegates called it an extra slap in the face to LGBT people and an insult to single parents, but the amendment passed. Read More »

White House contenders Trump and Pence to address America

Now, his hometown is reacting to the news that he'll be number two on Donald Trump's presidential ticket. Donald Trump selected Pence as his vice presidential pick Friday. "When we elect one of the best negotiators in the world as president of the United States", Pence said, "I'm open to renegotiating these trade agreements". Read More »

IS group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

Reports say security services did not suspect him of links to terrorist or extremist groups, although he had been known to police for drug and criminal offenses. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said high security had been assured in the region, pointing to the Cannes Film Festival in May and the Nice Carnival in February. Read More »

Al-Sisi to attend African Union Summit in Kigali

On Saturday, al-Bashir travelled to Kigali accompanied by senior delegation including the Minister of the Presidency Fadl Abdalla, Minister of Welfare and Social Security, Mashair Al-Dawalab and State Minister and Director of the President's Office Taha Osman. Read More »

Partner of British author Helen Bailey charged with murder

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He is also accused of perverting the course of justice and preventing lawful burial. Specialist teams had been searching her property in Royston since Monday, police said. Ms McGrath, who is staying with her mother while on holiday, said: 'My mum was being disturbed by the noise of the generator which the police were using during their search. Read More »

Islamic State group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

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After Thursday's attack, a state of emergency imposed across France after the November attacks in Paris was extended by three months and military and police reservists were to be called up. "Despite all of that, this man's decisions. created the drama and horror we experienced". Speaking to reporters Saturday, Cazeneuve said police vehicles were blocking the entrance to the promenade but the truck "forced its way through by mounting the sidewalk". Read More »

White ex-officer charged in death of black Atlanta man

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When Burns arrived at the apartments, he saw a auto turn on its headlights and begin to drive away. The shooting was not captured on a dash cam but another officer's dash cam recorded the aftermath, capturing Burns stepping from behind his patrol vehicle into the street where Rogers' auto had just passed. Read More »

Kansas Democrat superdelegates endorse Clinton

Taylor-Parks, who serves as an aide to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, will be a delegate for Clinton. In the forward, posted on social media, he states his pride at being part of a movement which saw his backers move from " fringe " political players to a position where they were able to take on the " establishment ". Read More »

Steinmeier urges Britain to make formal Brexit request soon

In a speech shortly before becoming the Conservative Party leader, she said , "There are business leaders whose response has not been to play for Britain's departure from the European Union or to think of the opportunities withdrawal presents, but to complain about the result and criticize the electorate". Read More »

Dallas Mayor: Our Police Officers Died for Black Lives Matter Movement

Abdullah further said that " it's really important that we value life ", whether black lives or blue lives, and by so doing, we make a better place to live. Instead it's simply pointing out their belief that black lives are undervalued in the USA compared to others. "Our police officers died for Black Lives Matter movement", Rawlings told " CBS This Morning " on Tuesday. Read More »

Auto bombing in Baghdad Shiite district kills 11 people

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On July 3, IS carried out the devastating bombing targeting shoppers in Baghdad that killed 292, many of whom were burned alive, sparking widespread anger among Iraqis, some of whom have accused the government of not doing enough to protect them. Read More »

South Sudanese refugees could surpass 1 million this year

Ambassador Riek Puok Riek, head of South Sudan's embassy in Nigeria, made this request yesterday in Abuja, while meeting with members of the press. The economy shrank by more than 5 percent previous year and inflation has hit almost 300 percent; meanwhile, Kiir's government has been spending money it doesn't have on attack helicopters and patronage politics. Read More »

Funeral set for black Minnesota man shot by officer

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The robot DPD used to end standoff. " Dallas PD is paying the price for problems elsewhere around our country", said Mohamed Elibiary, a former Texas-based Department of Homeland Security adviser. "We want to be supermen and superwomen and we are not", he said. Brown said he asked his negotiators for their plans to end the talks, and just after 1 a.m., the robot was sent into the building. Read More »

Obama to take questions on Dallas attack, race relations

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US President Barack Obama said on Saturday he expected Britain to go through with leaving the European Union after last month's referendum and was concerned to limit the damage to the British, European and global economies from the move. but there is unity. "This is not who we want to be as Americans", he said. "So we can not let the actions of a few define all of us", he said. Adding to a sense of crisis, they were forced away from the agenda to confront Britain's exit from the European ... Read More »

May filling more government posts; euroskeptics in key roles

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The new Prime Ministerial consort Philip May looks strikingly similar to Denis Thatcher and both men had a long career in finance. Johnson previously did not hold any ministerial position in Cameron's government, and the former London mayor had campaigned for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. Read More »

Congress announces Sheila Dikshit as CM candidate for UP elections

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Referring to media speculation, Dikshit said "For the first time your assumption has proved right". Congress party also named Sanjay Singh, 64, as chief of the congress campaign committee. Other members include Ms. Mohsina Kidwai, Mr. Salman Khurshid, Mr. Sriprakash Jaiswal, Mr. Rajiv Shukla, Ms. Rita Bahuguna, Mr. Saleem Sherwani, Mr. Pradip Jain Aditya, Mr. Read More »

Australian opposition concedes defeat in tight election

Asked whether he would block a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, which the Government has promised by the end of this year, Mr Shorten said "let's see if we can't have a conscience vote in the Parliament first off". He had ousted then-Prime Minister Tony Abbott in a party coup past year. Despite the projections of a lower house majority, Mr Turnbull is likely to face opposition in the upper house Senate over a key part of his government's May budget - multi-billion-dollar corporate tax cuts ... Read More »

Operation Sankat Mochan: 156 stranded Indians from war-torn Sudan reach India

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Embassies and aid organisations in South Sudan are moving to evacuate staff from Juba amid the tenuous ceasefire. "I suppose business comes first, life comes later (for them).", he was further quoted as saying. Prime Minister spoke to External Afairs Minister Smt. District Collector Biju Prabhakar and team were also with the minister. The second aircraft is carrying nine Indian nationals and two Nepalese citizens as reportedly said by Indian Ambassador in South Sudan Srikumar Menon. Read More »

Baby Lost During Nice Truck Attack Found Through Facebook

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At least 84 people - including 10 children - were killed when a truck careered through the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. "We lost baby, 8 months", read a post by Banner. Friends of the mom took to Facebook to share an image of the child along with an urgent plea for anyone with information on his location to contact them. Read More »

Donald Trump Picks Indiana Governor As Running Mate

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The other leading contenders for the Republican running mate are New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Trump and Pence have spent extensive time together on the campaign trail and with each other's families in recent days. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn wins vote on Labour leadership rules

The former shadow business secretary was questioned about her leadership credentials and emotional strength during an interview on BBC Radio 4's Today programme. "I'm not prepared to stand by and let the Labour Party , the party I love and that has been the greatest force for good in this country, split". "I've tried to find a way forward for the party between two apparently irreconcilable decisions. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn can automatically run in leadership race - Labour Party

Corbyn hopes members will again elect him to the post. "I'm prepared to go forwards in any leadership contest under the rules the National Executive Committee have decided". Owen Smith entered the race today with at least one more set to follow suit. Last week, Labour peer Baroness King was branded "patronising" in the House of Lords after she claimed there should be a second European Union referendum because the British public did not know what they were voting for when they backed ... Read More »