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Mrs May will follow him to the Palace to be formally appointed his successor by "kissing hands" with the head of state, and is expected to make her first speech as PM outside the famous black door in Downing Street outlining her priorities for the new administration.
  • UN Arbitration Court Rules Against Beijing in South China Sea Dispute

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    China could not avoid becoming more isolated in the worldwide community. Immediately after the ruling of South China Sea was declared by the Permanent Court of Arbitration on July 12, which was said that China had no rights to resources in South China Sea , China declared that it is ignoring the decision.
  • Crime stats don't back Trump's dire view

    Crime stats don't back Trump's dire view

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    Remember Ryan's advice in November - win an election. "This poll indicates that Trump might be doing just that". The current draft Republican platform, agreed to on Tuesday, features a variety of controversial provisions that include calling internet pornography "a public health crisis", implied support for conversion therapy for gay youths, and a provision to force the federal government to hand over public lands to states.
  • Oldest US park ranger back at work after thief steals coin

    Oldest US park ranger back at work after thief steals coin

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    Ms Soskin told local media that she waited for her bruises to heal before she came back so nobody would put a video of them on YouTube. "The experience took something away from me, and I'm still trying to measure that". Soskin was punched several times before holding off her attacker and hiding in a locked bathroom. She was also conflicted about whether she would ever be able to confront her attacker, who has still not been arrested.
  • Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull claims elections victory despite ongoing vote count

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    That includes changes to superannuation, which some conservatives have blamed for a backlash against the Coalition and reduced volunteers and donations during the election campaign. Vote counting continues into an eighth day, with Turnbull's coalition expected to win two of the five seats still in doubt, enabling it to form a majority government, after having already won 74 of the 150 lower house seats up for grabs in the poll.
  • Pokémon Go's first update addresses stability and security risks

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    It is even surpassing Twitter in active daily users. Popularity of Pokemon Go seems to be increasing and there are no signs of it stopping, but you have to admit that Chinese players have gone to another level of desperation. Security researchers raised concerns about the vulnerability of users' data after finding that Pokemon Go players signing into the game via a Google account on an Apple operating system device unwittingly gave " full access permission" to Google accounts.
  • South Korea reveals location of THAAD missile defense system

    South Korea reveals location of THAAD missile defense system

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    North Korea said last week it was planning its toughest response to what it deemed a "declaration of war" by the United States after Washington sanctioned Kim. North Korea conducted its latest test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) a day after the announcement of the THAAD deployment. On Monday, South Korean President Park Geuyn-hye told senior officials to press ahead with a project to relocate an airport used by military and civilian flights in the nearby city of Daegu ...
  • Britain on course for woman PM

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    Around 150,000 grassroots members of the ruling Conservative Party will choose a successor to Cameron by September 9. The victor will become the first woman to lead Britain since Margaret Thatcher, who governed from 1979 to 1990, transforming the country with her staunchly free-market policies.
  • Owen Smith joins Labour race to oust Jeremy Corbyn

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    Owen Smith, who quit as shadow work and pensions secretary from Corbyns shadow cabinet last month, joins Angela Eagle in a bid to oust the leader who has become increasingly unpopular within the party ranks. "As someone who has also received death threats this week and previously, I am calling on all Labour party members and supporters to act with calm and treat each other with respect and dignity, even where there is disagreement", he said.
  • Deaf-mute Geeta's caretaker Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away

    Deaf-mute Geeta's caretaker Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away

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    In a nation often riven by social, ethnic and religious strife, Abdul Sattar Edhi won respect for his devotion to helping the poor. He felt difficulty while breathing "after which the doctors chose to shift him on a ventilator". Edhi foundation had taken care of Indian girl Geeta during her over a decade-long stay in Pakistan. Born in 1928 in a small village of Bantva near Joona Garh in Gujarat district of then British-ruled India, Edhi was deeply affected by the death of his mother when ...
  • This is why 'Black Lives Matter'

    This is why 'Black Lives Matter'

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    However, Heinrich said national issues involving race and police have divided Americans . Dallas cop-killer Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, an ex-US Army reservist who developed a hatred for white people, told police in an hours-long standoff that he had acted alone and was not affiliated with any group, though he said he was acting in support of the movement.
  • Pokémon Go update fixes Google account access, login issues

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    The free application based on a Nintendo title that debuted 20 years ago has been adapted to the mobile Internet age by Niantic Labs, a company spun out of Google last year after breaking ground with Ingress , a game that merged mapping capabilities with play.
  • Pro-LGBT Republicans circulate petition to force floor debate

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    Their resignations are a sign of the dissatisfaction among some established Republican activists about Trump's candidacy and the effect it could have on down-ballot Republican races in November. "Donald Trump wants to throw veterans to the wolves", American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. said in a statement .
  • David Cameron Receives Standing Ovation As He Bows Out As PM

    David Cameron Receives Standing Ovation As He Bows Out As PM

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    Cameron will be appearing before Parliament as prime minis. But the prime minister, who appointed Clarke his justice secretary in 2010, remembered one of his first run-ins with the former chancellor. He then prompted laughter across the House as he adopted an American accent to recount the time he was greeted by a member of the public in NY when he was Leader of the Opposition.
  • David Cameron to face final PMQs before leaving Downing Street

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    In 2002, she became the first female Chair of the Conservative party and in 2010, was elected Home Secretary, a position she has held ever since. Like the "Iron Lady", who served as prime minister from 1979 to 1990, Home Secretary Theresa May has a reputation for steely determination and a willingness to stand up to the men who traditionally dominate British politics.
  • Dump Trump? MI GOP delegates divided heading into convention

    Dump Trump? MI GOP delegates divided heading into convention

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    John Ryder told RNC Rules Committee members that the "rules of the GOP both permit and require the binding of delegates" and that delegates "may not retroactively change the rules under which they were elected". There are efforts from within Trump's campaign and elsewhere that do not want the rules to change. Campagni predicted that the construction of a flagship riverfront Apple store just east of the Trump Tower will " open up the gates" and draw other businesses to the water.
  • At least 20 killed in Kashmir clashes after militant's death

    At least 20 killed in Kashmir clashes after militant's death

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    Curfew and other restrictions remained in place in the Valley, as separatists called a strike, says The Indian Express . "The death toll now is 34 including a policeman who was killed in mob violence.It also includes one civilian who succumbed to injuries at SKIMS Hospital this morning", a police official said .
  • Theresa May and ministers arrive for David Cameron's final cabinet meeting

    Theresa May and ministers arrive for David Cameron's final cabinet meeting

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    May will immediately face questions on when she plans to trigger Article 50 - the formal procedure for withdrawal from the European Union - which would set a two-year deadline for completing exit negotiations. Labour election co-ordinator Jon Trickett has said he is putting the whole party on a general election footing, on the same day Angela Eagle launched a bid to get rid of leader Jeremy Corbyn.
  • Pokemon Go Has Already Made $14M

    Pokemon Go Has Already Made $14M

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    Nintendo , Google and Pokemon Company all invested in Niantic after it spun off from the California-based Internet company. As of this writing, the app only offers two options for signing up for an account - either you go through Google, or you can use Pokemon .com.
  • Britain to welcome 2nd woman PM

    Britain to welcome 2nd woman PM

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    She said: 'I am delighted to have won so much support from my colleagues. The electorate's shock decision to vote to leave on 23 June triggered the leadership contest, after Cameron, who had campaigned strongly for a remain vote, said he would step down to allow a new prime minister to guide the complex negotiations.
  • Aircraft giants defy market concerns at Farnborough

    Aircraft giants defy market concerns at Farnborough

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    The world's top plane makers see demand driven by a growth in travel, especially in Asia, leading to a doubling of the world's aircraft fleet. The company said 28,140 new single-aisle planes will be delivered in the 20 years to 2035, up 5 percent from its forecast last year.
  • Police say group used 'Pokemon Go' for armed robbery

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    Police caught four suspects after responding to a call about a robbery 2 a.m. Sunday and recovered a handgun, according to the Facebook page . Sgt. Pokemon GO has taken over the nation - but what is it? Pokemon Go has become somewhat of a craze since it launched last week, hitting the top of the most downloaded app lists within days .
  • Egypt Foreign Minister Meets Netanyahu in Rare Visit as Relations Warm

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    He said the current lack of process towards peace was "neither stable nor sustainable", and stressed the need for "serious steps to build confidence" toward the two-state vision. Republicans reportedly are considering removing from their party platform language calling for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • South China Sea: Taiwan rejects ruling on island of Itu Aba

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    Analysts said the ruling dealt a blow to China's South China Sea strategy by potentially providing ammunition to the arguments of other countries involved in maritime disputes with China. The Philippines also asked the tribunal to rule on whether several disputed areas are outcrops, reefs or islands - a move aimed at clarifying the extent of territorial waters they are entitled to or if they can project exclusive economic zones.
  • South China Sea: India, US say 'accept ruling' while Pakistan backs China

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    The Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favor of the Philippines on Tuesday disputing China's nine-dash line claim on virtually the entire South China Sea. It had also "violated its obligation to preserve and protect fragile ecosystems". The court also cited how China destroyed reefs in the disputed waters through its illegal reclamation activities, and failed to prevent its fishermen from undertaking destructive methods of fishing and harvesting giant clams in waters ...
  • Larry the cat escapes Downing Street eviction

    Larry the cat escapes Downing Street eviction

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    The news prompted anger among some social media users. Cameron promptly announced his plans to vacate Downing Street by Wednesday. Matthew d'Ancona once asserted in his biography of Mr Cameron, In It Together , that the Camerons found Larry annoying owing to his lazy attitude towards rodents - and that he was little more than a public relations ploy.