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Ivanka Trump also spoke about Trump and his organization's treatment of women-undoubtedly an effort to help fix some of the damage he's done among female voters with his inflammatory comments. "The Democrats are holding their convention next week..." "As president, my father will change the labor laws that were put in place at a time when women weren't a significant portion of the workplace, and he will focus on making quality childcare affordable and accessible for all", she said .
  • What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choices

    What they are saying about Hillary Clinton's VP choices

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    For many pundits, Clinton has a choice between picks that some consider safe yet uninspiring, and so-called attack dogs that rile up the progressive base but could alienate potential independents and stray from the campaign's message. The Associated Press reports, " Hillary Clinton's vice presidential search is centering on three main contenders , with an announcement expected as soon as Friday as the Democrat prepares for her party's national convention next week in Philadelphia".
  • ECB ready to help eurozone further if Brexit hurts economy

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    But president Mario Draghi stressed the bank will need more time to monitor the situation, and he refrained from giving any clearer indication of what would push its hand. Draghi could indicate a willingness to extend the duration of the ECB's bond-buying stimulus program. The ECB could also increase the size of monthly APP purchases but we think it would unnecessarily introduce further distortions in the EGB market, which we believe the ECB may want to avoid.
  • Microsoft's big bet on the cloud is paying off

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    Microsoft's revenue in what it calls its "intelligent cloud" businesses, which includes the Azure cloud platform and server software, rose 7 percent to $6.7 billion. There, revenue amounted to $6.71 billion, a rise of 6.6%, or 9.6% in constant currency. SAP is penciling in cloud revenues of 2.95 billion euros to 3.05 billion euros for the full year and group operating profit of 6.4 billion euros to 6.7 billion euros.
  • Montana lowers flags to honor Baton Rouge shooting victims

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    Tensions rose sharply after the death of Sterling, 37, a black man killed by white Baton Rouge officers after a scuffle at a convenience store. The gunman's autopsy will be conducted today, Coroner Clark said. Once Long killed Garafola, he saw the other wounded officer move and "shot him twice", Gautreaux said. "This was a diabolical attack on the very fabric of society".
  • Owen Smith to challenge Jeremy Corbyn for UK Labour leadership

    Owen Smith to challenge Jeremy Corbyn for UK Labour leadership

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    Reports have been rife throughout Mr Corbyn's tenure at the top of the party that Labour MPs could face mandatory reselection in their constituency before the next general election. "I'm a committed devolutionist", he said, saying he thinks devolution should be extended across England. Jeremy Corbyn will launch his fight to hold on to the Labour leadership with a vow to tackle discrimination in the workplace by forcing firms to publish details of the pay and conditions of workers.
  • Sidhu quits RS in Punjab 'interests'

    Sidhu quits RS in Punjab 'interests'

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    The former cricketer, who once served as MP from Amritsar , has had a long-standing political rivalry with Bikram Singh Majithia, the powerful brother-in-law of Punjab's deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal. BJP later corrected the mistake by nominating him in the Rajya Sabha . Signalling major developments ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls, Sidhu yesterday tendered his resignation from the Upper House.
  • Turkey's Ministry of Education suspends 15000, forces resignation of 1500 university deans

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    The state of emergency will give broad powers to security forces and the government, NPR's Peter Kenyon reports. The emergency rule was gradually lifted by 2002. Gulen is a Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania in self-exile. Secretary of State John Kerry is calling on Turkey to provide hard evidence that a US-based cleric was behind a foiled coup attempt last weekend if it wants him extradited.
  • Volkswagen shares soar after buoyant earnings update

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    Muller replaced Martin Winterkorn in September as chief executive. "This is an example of a company that not only engaged in deception and fraud on a brazen scale but covered up that deception", Maura Healey, the MA attorney general, said at a news conference on Tuesday.
  • Corbyn Likely to Win Labour Leadership Without Parliamentary Support

    Corbyn Likely to Win Labour Leadership Without Parliamentary Support

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    His supporters are desperately hoping that the Smith/Corbyn fight will crystallise party members' minds when they are faced with question over whether they want Labour to be a left-wing movement or a serious party of government. "This suspension, when all CLPs were already prevented from meeting anyway until October, is merely an attempt to smear ordinary members who had the temerity to challenge the Labour Party establishment; the same establishment that has banned 150,000 members from voting ...
  • Staff writer takes responsibility for Melania Trump plagiarism scandal

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    Donald Trump sought to draw a line under increasingly damaging plagiarism allegations on Wednesday with the release of a statement admitting his wife had provided a campaign speechwriter with lines taken from Michelle Obama . House speaker Newt Gingrich , Trump Organization vice president and Trump son Eric, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, whose own presidential hopes at least for this cycle were dashed early in the hunt.
  • Microsoft Announces FY16 Q4 Results, Reveals Strong Windows Performance

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    However, even without the charge, the Non-GAAP earnings per share would have come to $0.62. Microsoft shares jump more than 6 percent in the early trading. A quick refresher on definitions: Microsoft's commercial cloud includes revenues from Azure; its Office 365 business services (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online); Dynamics CRM Online and its Enterprise Mobility + Security Suite (EMS).
  • No Mention of Zika Virus During Convention

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    Sleep under a mosquito bed net if you are overseas or outside and are not able to protect yourself from mosquito bites. "We have been anticipating such cases it's was inevitable - only a matter of time before we see locally transmitted case of Zika", said Dr.
  • Microsoft propels Wall Street to new record highs

    Microsoft propels Wall Street to new record highs

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    The tech giant reported fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of 69 cents a share, 11 cents above forecasts. United States oil field services giant Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), one of the world's biggest frackers, had some guarded optimism on Wednesday as it flagged expectations for a "modest uptick" in the American rig count (the industry measure of new activity).
  • Pokémon Go Is Helping Businesses

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    It was launched in the above-mentioned countries on the 6 of July but was only made available to Canadian consumers on Sunday, the 17. Users can roam the real world to search for Pokémon. In that same timeframe, Pokémon Go has been downloaded a staggering 72,998 times and pocketed Nintendo and Niantic a cool $163,099 (estimated).
  • Android and iPhone users begin AR title downloads in Europe

    Android and iPhone users begin AR title downloads in Europe

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    Pokemon Go mania has taken over the world by storm, with Niantic Labs' augmented reality game soaring new heights of popularity. Not only does Pokémon Go track your location, Niantic's privacy policy explains that the app also tracks your IP address and the last webpage you visited before you opened the app .
  • Staffer: 'Mistake' led to Trump speech kerfuffle

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    While Pence is expected to make the case that Democrat Hillary Clinton is unfit for the White House, officials said his speech will not be a full-throated takedown in the style of earlier speakers. Yet Pence, the IN governor and Trump's new political partner, has spoken out against negative campaigning and was put on the Republican ticket IN part to provide a temperamental contrast.
  • Microsoft's Windows Phone struggles continue as revenues slump 71 per cent

    Microsoft's Windows Phone struggles continue as revenues slump 71 per cent

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    Business-related Office revenue rose 5%, after being flat in the third quarter. "There's nobody else who is arguably the challenger to Amazon that Microsoft is". Under Mr. Nadella, Microsoft is trying to reduce its dependence on software sales, and boost its role in services and cloud computing, with some contributions from its Xbox gaming platform and Surface tablets.
  • Stunning Stenson: 'The Iceman' captures British Open

    Stunning Stenson: 'The Iceman' captures British Open

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    Now, they have one more round, this time with a claret jug at stake. The bottom line was Mickelson found more trouble than Stenson , hitting 64 percent of the fairways and 78 percent of greens in regulation. While this weekend functioned primarily as a showcase for Stenson and Mickelson, some of golf's other top performers closed the tournament well. "He's one of the best to play the game in the last 15, 20 years for sure , and it's going to be a tough match".
  • Turkish professors banned from leaving country

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    Turkish media reported that the education ministry fired 15,200 teachers across the country, while the Interior Ministry dismissed almost 9,000 workers. White House spokesman Josh Earnest confirmed Ankara had filed materials in electronic form with the US government, which officials were reviewing.
  • RNC 2016: Melania Trump addresses the convention

    RNC 2016: Melania Trump addresses the convention

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    The first night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland revolved around the theme " Make America Safe Again ". Talk show host Stephen Colbert walks around downtown Cleveland , Sunday, July 17, 2016, ahead of the Republican National Convention that starts Monday.
  • Speaker Ryan asks Texans to unify behind Trump

    Speaker Ryan asks Texans to unify behind Trump

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    The Speaker has taken Trump to task on multiple occasions over the a year ago. The rest was a distillation of Ryanism: an emphasis on poverty, a level playing field, a smorgasbord of policies his mentor Jack Kemp would champion. Mike Pence. He has decided he has to support Trump, but he wants you to know he's not happy about it. " "I'm on the Trump train now", added Collins".
  • Donald Trump is the Republican nominee

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    Donald Trump garnered enough delegates to officially be named the GOP presidential nominee . Ryan - who didn't immediately support Trump during the primary season - spoke at length about the need for change in the nation's economy and security, at the hands of Democrats.
  • Christie finds Hillary Clinton 'guilty' in GOP speech

    Christie finds Hillary Clinton 'guilty' in GOP speech

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    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell lit into Clinton over her email scandal and the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Donald Jr.'s half sister Tiffany, 22, who has just graduated college and rarely appears on the campaign trail lifted the lid on her father's personable side, calling him friendly, considerate, amusing and real.
  • Section Of Melania Trump's Monday Speech Mirrors Michelle Obama's In 2008

    Section Of Melania Trump's Monday Speech Mirrors Michelle Obama's In 2008

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    From a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life, that your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise. "Certainly there's no feeling on her part that she did it". Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said at a Bloomberg Politics event Tuesday morning he'd "probably" fire whoever was responsible for including plagiarized quotes, though he added, "It all kinda depends on the circumstances and how ...
  • Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan signals death penalty return

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    Erdogan said the Turkish parliament will have to decide on the death penalty issue, but he will sign it in case a decision is made. The death penalty was abolished in Turkey in 2004 as this had been one of the conditions necessary for it to join the bloc, though nobody has been executed since 1984.
  • RNC Rules Fight Proves GOP Establishment Belongs To Trump

    RNC Rules Fight Proves GOP Establishment Belongs To Trump

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    The fight happened just after 4 p.m. eastern - three hours after the convention was gaveled in on its first day. "It's probably not helpful for a lot of the people that come in with a little bit of distrust already", Seifert said. Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the pacifist group Code Pink, said the group was in Cleveland protesting Trump because of his "racist rhetoric" and "the kind of hate and fear that he's been propagating".
  • Tesla Summoned by US Senate to Clarify Stance on Autopilot

    Tesla Summoned by US Senate to Clarify Stance on Autopilot

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    Tesla could not be immediately reached for comment on Thune's letter. Tesla has the capability to deliver changes to Autopilot software via over-the-air updates, though Musk did not share any specifics or a timeframe for the improvements and did not indicate what sparked the discussion with the supplier about improving the system that particular week.
  • 'The Bachelorette': JoJo Fletcher chimes in on Jordan - Aaron Rodgers relationship

    'The Bachelorette': JoJo Fletcher chimes in on Jordan - Aaron Rodgers relationship

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    After the dates, JoJo said she had made up her mind and didn't need a cocktail party. Next week, JoJo will travel to the hometowns of Robby , Luke , Jordan and Chase and meet their families. There will be no Aaron Rodgers there to greet her and the reason might have been a bit shocking to viewers, who learned that the sibling relationship is virtually non-existent.