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Marco Rubio, also addressed the convention's third night, delivering lukewarm endorsements of Trump. There was also the lingering drama from the Tuesday address by Trump's wife, Melania, which included portions lifted from the speech Michelle Obama gave at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, when her husband, Barack Obama, was running for president.
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    In a bid to distance himself from the Philippines' previous administration, and avoid retaliation from Beijing for the ruling, the country's new president, Rodrigo Duterte, has indicated that he might be willing to make concessions on the South China Sea issue, explained Malcolm Cook, a senior fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute.
  • Christie 'turned over his political testicles,' Cruz manager says

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    The standard that I apply is, which candidate do I trust to defend the Constitution?" said Cruz. Ted Cruz for delivering a speech at the GOP national convention that didn't endorse Donald Trump for president. In an hour-long nomination speech, Trump addressed major U.S. domestic and foreign policy, emphasizing law and order, job creation, curbing immigration, and national defense.
  • Pippa Middleton Is Engaged, And Her Ring Is Ridiculous

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    William and Kate shared their joy at the news, as did Pippa's father, Michael Middleton, who declared they are a "wonderful couple" and that he and wife Carole are "absolutely thrilled". Check out Pippa's ring below. Following their split, she dated banker Nico Jackson for three years but they ended their relationship last year, and in September there were rumours that she had rekindled her romance with James.
  • Arizona Delegates Angered By Cruz Speech At Convention

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    She watched the speech in the box reserved for Trump's family, accompanied by her son, Barron , the youngest of Donald Trump's children. Of them, Walker was the only one who referenced a pledge all candidates made in Cleveland almost a year ago, when they were asked in a debate held inside Quicken Loans Arena, the same site as the convention, whether they would support the eventual nominee.
  • Ivanka Trump: My Father is 'Colorblind and Gender-Neutral'

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    Entrepreneur Ivanka Trump praised her father's business sense and ability to "see potential in others" in her speech introducing Donald Trump at the Republican Convention on Thursday. Ivanka explained the benefits of abstaining from work for the weekly holiday. Ivanka Trump has some advice for her father: You have to be yourself.
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    Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve told RTL that authorities hadn't found any definitive links between ISIS and Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, the 31-year-old Tunisian behind the attack. Four of the six people arrested after the attack were transferred early on Monday to the headquarters of France's counter-terrorism department in the western edge of Paris , where they will be questioned.
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    As the crowd, fiercely opposed to Clinton, broke out in its oft-used chant of, "Lock her up", he waved them off, and instead declared, " Let's defeat her in November". The remarks, in an interview published online Wednesday by The New York Times , deviate from decades of American doctrine and seem to reject the 67-year-old alliance's bedrock principle of collective defence.
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    Singh, who is leading the government's " Operation Sankat Mochan " to evacuate Indians from South Sudan , has landed in Juba in C-17 aircraft. Even before the resurgence of violence in the past week, hundreds of thousands of refugees had been sheltering in Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia and elsewhere since civil war began in December 2013.
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    And just a few hours before Sunday's protest, three police officers were killed and another three wounded in a shooting in Baton Rouge. Wake up people. But there is no excuse, none, for assassinating police officers and putting targets on their backs. "It was lovely to see the youth coming out passionately and peacefully fighting for justice", he said.
  • Clinton throws 40-year-old mud at Trump

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    The Trump and Clinton campaigns also said they amassed $25 million and $28 million, respectively, in joint fundraising with their parties. Ted Cruz called for voters to administer "a spanking" to Clinton - but recent remarks by her adversaries have taken on an even darker tone.
  • French Prosecutor Says Attacker In Nice Had Accomplices And Planned For Months

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    Truck attacker Bouhlel had long plotted the carnage in the French city with the assistance of the five suspects now charged as being accomplices, prosecutor Francois Molins said on Thursday. One photo in his phone, taken May 25, 2015, was an article on Captagon, a drug said to be used by some jihadis before attacks. There are pro-jihadist messages between the group dating back at least as far back as January 2015, in which one of the suspects writes, " I'm happy they brought the soldiers ...
  • Trump may be crass, but Cruz broke his word

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    Great love in the arena!" McIver said she offered the Trumps her resignation but that they rejected it. I thought she made an incredible speech. The one bit of news to come out of the breakfast is no surprise: Cruz said he won't encourage anyone to write his name in, and he won't be voting for Hillary Clinton .
  • Trump adviser says Clinton should be 'shot for treason'

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    Baldasaro's comments came during a radio interview with WRKO radio in Boston. "If she was found guilty (of treason) in a court of law, that's what would happen", he said about the firing squad demise. Addressing a large labor gathering here, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday compared the opening night of the Republican National Convention to a well-known scene in the classic movie " The Wizard of Oz ".
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    Officials said Thursday most systems are back online . Nationwide, almost 700 flights were canceled on Wednesday; and more than 300 flights were canceled on Thursday, as of 10:15 a.m., according to a Southwest spokesperson. System wide outage... They have to do a manual override to get your ticket. To bounce back better, the airline reduced its load, canceling more than 200 flights or 5 percent of its daily schedule even before the day's first flight.
  • Trump's plane interrupts Ted Cruz rally, crowd boos

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    Gingrich told the crowd that Cruz had said that in the context of protecting the Constitution, and since Hillary Clinton will shred it as president, then the only way to "vote your conscience" is for "the Trump-Pence ticket", QED. Trump allies were infuriated, including New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who said Mr Cruz's decision was "totally selfish". The stunning political theater between the top two contenders in the Republican primary race blew open divisions in the party that the ...
  • Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration

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    The phone also allegedly shows Bouhlel took a selfie photo inside the truck he used to mow down the crowd during his killing spree, and revealed he liked to visit websites showing pictures of executions. Health Minister Marisol Touraine urged any survivors to seek counseling offered by the government after the Bastille Day attack Thursday night that killed 84 people.
  • Mike Pence Calls for Unity in GOP Convention Speech

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    The Republican presidential nominee and his primary rival, Ted Cruz, staged a battle for the soul of the party, tearing open internal divides the Trump campaign has been meticulously trying heal for three tumultuous days. "We have but one choice, and that man is ready", Pence said. "Trump's acceptance speech will be a worldwide event and set up the terms of the debate for the race against Clinton", said Republican strategist Scott Reed.
  • Thunderous boos for Cruz for refusing to endorse Trump

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    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tried to recast Mr. Cruz's speech in a positive light, saying Mr. Cruz urged delegates to vote for candidates who will defend the Constitution. Trump, who will represent the party in the November 8 election against presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, made his entrance to the convention hall near the end of Cruz's speech, applauding Cruz's remarks but, by his appearance, distracting the crowd from his former rival.
  • Lorry Killer 'Planned Attack In Nice For Months'

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    The disclosures came as the row deepened over alleged security failings in Nice ahead of last week's attack in which Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, pictured inset, drove a truck through barriers and into crowds on the promenade, killing 84 and injuring more than 300.
  • Cruz booed for failing to endorse Trump

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    So far, many convention speakers have devoted more time to denouncing presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton than talking about Trump. Rather than making a case for the nominee, Cruz said Republicans are fighting "not for any one particular candidate or one campaign", and urged the GOP faithful to " vote your conscience , vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom and to be faithful to the Constitution".
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    He said coup plotters would be shown no leniency and urged citizens to hold more public manifestations in support of the government. "And there is very strong suspicion for his involvement, for Gulen's involvement, in this coup attempt". Dozens of others were still being questioned. Bryza, who was speaking during a teleconference hosted by the Atlantic Council in Washington, predicted a "rough ride" ahead for U.S.
  • Clinton's Fundraising Outpaces Trump's As The General Election Season Begins

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    Make America Number 1 reported about $1.1 million in cash on hand at the beginning of this month, but it took in only $97.86 in revenue - a $25 donation and $72.86 in bank interest. Sussman gave $2 million to Priorities last month, bringing his total investment to $5.5 million. He forgave those loans, according to the filing. Al Baldasaro, a New Hampshire state representative who appeared often at Trump events this year, told a radio interviewer Wednesday that the former secretary of State ...
  • Ted Cruz Booed at the Republican Convention

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    But as Trump rattled off primary wins, tensions rose between the candidates. It's time to come together to fight for a new direction for America. Larry Schug, a North Carolina delegate, said that Cruz "should be president". "Vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom and to be faithful to the Constitution", Cruz said. The upset came hours after Team Trump moved to draw a line under a damaging plagiarism row implicating his ex-model wife - that ...
  • Georgia's President saddened by death of journalist Pavel Sheremet

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    Sheremet, who was Belarussian, frequently used his platform as a journalist to criticize the political elite of Belarus, which he fled to avoid political persecution. Sheremet had told the Reuters news agency in October that he no longer felt comfortable visiting Moscow . Belarussian-born Sheremet, who began his career clashing with authoritarian president Alexander Lukashenko, moved in 1999 to Russia where he worked over 12 years for several Russian broadcasters as a television ...
  • Trump turns showman, eyes need for Republican unity

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    The speechwriter, however, made it clear that Melania Trump knew that the passages she read to an enthralled convention Monday night had come from Michelle Obama . I did not check Mrs. Obama's speeches. McIver works for the Trump Organization, and her letter was on Trump Organization letterhead. He later doubled down on that point: "Look, I just quoted Twilight Sparkle from My Little Pony - she said something similar too, so did Mrs.
  • Florida joins legal fight against Aetna-Humana merger

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    The Department of Justice on Thursday filed lawsuits to stop health insurer Aetna from buying Louisville-based Humana. During the announcement of the lawsuits, Attorney General Loretta E. Analysts who follow the industry say that when insurers grow big nationally it doesn't necessarily mean they dominate the local markets where their products are sold because there are so many regional insurers.
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    Gorman said the suspect who shot at the apartment, Daqon Sipple , 18, was also charged with aggravated assault and criminal discharge of a weapon, but was in custody by the time Melton was shot. Lewis had run through the woods, with a number of officers saturating the area, Gorman said. Gorman said a. 40 caliber pistol was the weapon used to kill him.