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FILE - This undated file photo made available by the Baton Rouge Police Dept. shows police officer Matthew Gerald. She was amazed at the outpouring of support from the community. "At that point, I knew I needed to do something for those officers", Ganem said. Montrell Jackson's body. Ganem said Montrell's wife said she "thought of him as Superman".
  • George W. Bush Worried He'll Be 'Last Republican President'

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    Bush told aides he's anxious he may be the last Republican to live in the White House, according to Politico . Former Bush staffers and cabinet members are also sitting out the event, including Condoleezza Rice and former Montana governor and chairman of Bush reelection campaign who said, according to the New York Times , "I'm very fearful for my republic".
  • 'Clampdown' on newsapers in Valley: Naidu speaks to Mehbooba

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    An all-party meeting called by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minster Mehbooba Mufti to discuss the prevailing situation in the valley in wake of the protests post the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani is presently underway at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre here.
  • Pakistan to Pass Law Against Honour Killings, Remove 'Right to Forgive'

    Pakistan to Pass Law Against Honour Killings, Remove 'Right to Forgive'

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    Passing the law would remove a loophole that allows other family members to pardon a killer in cases of "honour killing". The prime minister's daughter says the government's been negotiating with religious parties in parliament. Her social media posts included a series of selfies with a prominent cleric, Abdul Qavi, who was subsequently suspended from a prominent Muslim council.
  • Germany: Man Injures Four Train Passengers in Axe Attack

    Germany: Man Injures Four Train Passengers in Axe Attack

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    Though the Islamic State group claimed responsibility through its Aamaq news agency and a hand-painted IS flag was found in the suspect's apartment, Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann said the suspect's handwritten notes indicated he may have been self-radicalized and there was "no indication" he was directly connected to the group.
  • Russian Weightlifters Banned for Doping

    Russian Weightlifters Banned for Doping

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    Should the International Olympic Committee then impose a total ban across all sports, Russian athletes — though probably not the track and field team — could conceivably appeal again to CAS. The entire team's suspension was upheld by the International Association of Athletics Federations last month, which prevents the athletes from competing at the Olympics.
  • Pokemon Go Will Release in 200 Countries, Coming

    Pokemon Go Will Release in 200 Countries, Coming "Relatively Soon"

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    The app, developed by Niantic Labs, sees players walk around real-life neighbourhoods to hunt down virtual Pokemon characters on their smartphone screens and capture them. "Playing the game is not in the museum, which is a memorial to the victims of Nazism", said Holocaust Museum communications director Andrew Hollinger, speaking to the Washington Post .
  • North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South Korea ports, airfields

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    North Korea test-fired two SCUD missiles and a Rodong medium-range missile on Tuesday, in further defiance of the worldwide community and in apparent reaction to the planned deployment of a U.S. It disappeared from radar well short of that limit, and possibly exploded in mid-air intentionally to demonstrate that it was a simulation of an attack on a site in South Korea.
  • Trump kids, Chris Christie to speak Tuesday

    Trump kids, Chris Christie to speak Tuesday

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    He spent much of his speech talking about how Hillary Clinton admires Saul Alinsky , a community organizer and author. The message the convention should send to her should be "loud, clear and short: No way, Hillary". The plagiarism accusations centered on Monday night's well-received speech by Trump's wife, Melania. But her speech was quickly overtaken by charges that it included two passages- each 30 words or longer - that matched a 2008 Democratic convention address by Michelle Obama ...
  • Turkish Government to Consider State of Emergency After Coup

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    Gulen, who has many followers in Turkey and overseas, denies the charge. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the measure was being taken to counter threats to Turkish democracy. Teachers were told yesterday they could not travel abroad on any work-related trips, and those overseas were ordered to return. Erdogan and U.S. President Barack Obama discussed the status of Gulen during a call on Tuesday, the White House said.
  • Ricketts, Branstad: Flags at half-staff for Baton Rouge officers

    Ricketts, Branstad: Flags at half-staff for Baton Rouge officers

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    Nine days later, however, Jackson and two other Baton Rouge officers became the latest victims in this spiral of violence - felled by a man who authorities say was specifically targeting police. Police say these newly released images show Baton Rouge gunman Gavin Long carrying out his deadly attack against police officers. After another weekend where multiple officers were killed in the line of duty, many police departments are trying to figure out what's next.
  • Turkey coup: Erdogan announces state of emergency after failed rebellion

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    Erdogan also said he would approve a parliamentary measure to reinstate the death penalty even if it would jeopardize Turkey's bid to join the European Union. More than 15,000 education staff in Turkey have been suspended after last week's failed coup , as a purge of state officials widens still further.
  • Erdogan Announces 3-Month State Of Emergency For Turkey

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    Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Twitter that the state of emergency was not aimed at "daily lives" but at "rapid functioning" of state mechanisms. In an apparent attempt to calm fears that the military's powers will be increased, the President said the military will be under the government-appointed Governors' command and work closely with the regional Governors.
  • Mourners honor slain officer seen as 'cops' cop'

    Mourners honor slain officer seen as 'cops' cop'

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    DART officer Brent Thompson was confirmed to be one of the fatalities in the Dallas police shootings in which 11 officers were shot during protests against police use of excessive force. A wake will be held Thursday for the fourth victim, Officer Michael Krol , 40, with a funeral on Friday. People grieve at the casket of slain Dallas police Sgt.
  • Erdogan Targets Educators As Post-Coup Purge Continues in Turkey

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    The army general staff said it would punish "in the most severe way" any members of the armed forces responsible for what it called "this disgrace", adding that most had nothing to do with the coup. New Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to Erdogan on Monday night to stress the UK's "support for democratically elected institutions". Earnest said the Turkish government had filed materials in electronic form with the US government, which the Justice Department and State Department were reviewing.
  • Turkey widens crackdown after failed coup

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    With Erdogan arresting or detaining tens of thousands of military personnel, police, academics, and government officials - moves that have alarmed the Obama administration and other foreign governments - the Turkish leader is turning a tool that helped him stay in power against his foes.
  • Donald Trump Jr. Has Some Harsh Words For Corey Lewandowski

    Donald Trump Jr. Has Some Harsh Words For Corey Lewandowski

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    Lewandowski was sacked from Trump's campaign in June. CLEVELAND Donald Trump Jr ., the eldest son of the Republican presidential nominee, accused the former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski of undermining his father's White House bid, revealing that reporters told him the former aide was planting stories in an effort to undercut the staff member who has replaced him.
  • Corey Lewandowski on Melania Trump Plagiarism: 'Staff Should Be Held Accountable'

    Corey Lewandowski on Melania Trump Plagiarism: 'Staff Should Be Held Accountable'

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    Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says chairman Paul Manafort should resign if he was the last person to sign-off on Melania Trump's speech that faces allegations of plagiarism . She has been accused of plagiarizing from current First Lady Michelle Obama's 2008 speech at the Democratic National Convention. "She was the one that said she wrote the speech", one reporter pressed.
  • Trump campaign blaming ghostwriter Meredith McIver for Melania plagiarism scandal

    Trump campaign blaming ghostwriter Meredith McIver for Melania plagiarism scandal

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    The plagiarism accusations centre on Monday night's speech by Mr Trump's wife . Trump and his presidential ambitions are to receive the blessing of House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday, who are to speak along with Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., daughter Tiffany and two former rivals who support him, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson .
  • RNC spokesman confirms Tim Tebow won't speak at convention

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    They were denied even the chance to debate the initiative. MA delegates to the Republican National Convention are navigating choppy political waters as they trek to Cleveland to select Donald Trump as the GOP's presidential nominee. During the primaries, he and Trump regularly traded shots on the campaign trail, with the real estate mogul memorably labeling him "low-energy". Last month a federal judge cut a national security peremiter around the site in half, shrinking the distance ...
  • Obama calls Turkey's Erdogan to offer support after failed coup attempt

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    Those now overseas were asked to return home immediately. Turkish media, in rapid-fire reports, said the Ministry of Education fired 15,200 people across the country; the Interior Ministry 8,777 employees; and Turkey's Board of Higher Education requested the resignation of 1,577 university deans - akin to dismissing them.
  • Angela Eagle drops out of Labour leadership race

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    At a hustings in Parliament Ms Eagle dodged calls by MPs to stand aside if she fails to secure the most nominations - something Mr Smith has promised to do. The Birmingham Yardley MP told Channel 4 News she would find it "incredibly difficult" to continue as a Labour MP if Mr Corbyn won. At times she was icily merciless, pointing out Labour had for years questioned what the Conservative Party had done for women.
  • European Union says North Korea missile launches 'grave violation' of global obligations

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    North Korea's military had warned it would take "physical counteraction" from the moment the system's location of the deployment has been confirmed. The Rodong has an estimated range of up to 1,300 km, making it capable of reaching as far as Japan, and North Korea's explanation of "limiting the firing range" was apparently referring to the test of the medium-range missile.
  • Turkey's failed coup to further consolidate Erdogan's power

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    Around 1,400 people were wounded as soldiers on Friday commandeered tanks, attack helicopters and warplanes, strafing parliament and the intelligence headquarters. The US said on Tuesday, however, that it had not received an extradition request from Turkey for Gulen. Gulen has categorically denied any involvement in the plot and has suggested it could have been staged by Erdogan himself to cement his grip on power, a theory that has been raised by other critics and some analysts, but ...
  • North Korea Says It Tested Pre-Emptive Strikes on US Targets

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    North Korea said on Wednesday it had conducted a ballistic missile test that simulated pre-emptive strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the US military, a likely reference to the launches of three missiles on Tuesday. North Korea says it will not give up on its nuclear deterrence unless Washington ends its hostile policy toward Pyongyang and dissolves the US-led United Nations command in South Korea.