• North Korea Fires 3 Ballistic Missiles, U.S. Confirms

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    The submarine launch came shortly after the original announcement of South Korea's THAAD defense system and the US placing even stricter sanctions on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for alleged human rights abuses. Following Tuesday's missile launches, the US also pledged to strengthen sanctions on the "leadership of North Korea". He said the South is closely watching the North's moves.
  • Everything You Need to Know About the Final Day at the RNC

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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and vice presidential candidate Mike Pence celebrate at the close of the convention. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland , including hundreds of protesters and members of the media.
  • The Republican National Convention and how it got Trump'd

    The Republican National Convention and how it got Trump'd

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    But as Cruz closed his remarks, and as the crowd of more than 2,000 delegates at the Quicken Loans Arena waited for Cruz to say something - anything - kind about Trump, he demurred. As the chants and boos grew louder, Cruz paused and acknowledged those sitting directly in front of him. At a Republican primary debate in January, Cruz derisively said Trump "embodies NY values".
  • South Sudan Says It Will Resist Neighbors' Plan to Send Troops

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    Britain, its Defense ministry said then, would send around 300 troops to South Sudan , where tens of thousands of people have died and millions displaced in a bloody civil which broke out in late 2013. Taban Deng Gai, former opposition chief negotiator and Mining minister in the unity government declared that they have agreed to back President Kiir's stance and oppose the foreign military intervention.
  • Sharad Pawar to step down as MCA chief

    Sharad Pawar to step down as MCA chief

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    Former Goa Cricket Association (GCA) president Shekhar Salkar today said more clarification is needed on some of the Lodha Committee recommendations calling for massive overhaul of the functioning of BCCI and administration of the popular sport.
  • Feds Sue To Stop Health Insurance Mergers

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    Under her leadership as attorney general, the state has joined or filed several lawsuits contesting the Obama administration's immigration policy and Environmental Protection Agency rules. Without mentioning United, the government also talks about the potential impact of an Aetna-Humana deal on the Medicare market, where the insurers sell what are called "Medicare Advantage" health plans.
  • Turkey's Erdogan signs first decree under state of emergency

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    In his comments on Friday, Obama said any reports that the United States had previous knowledge of the coup attempt or has been anything other than supportive of Turkey's government are "unequivocally false". Almost 300 members of the guard were arrested after the coup attempt over a week ago. The attackers put white hoods and bags over the heads of the United States soldiers while yelling "Yankees go home" while calling them "murderers" and throwing orange paint on them.
  • Police Shoot African American Therapist Trying to Help Autistic Patient

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    North Miami police chief Gary Eugene, who held a news conference on Thursday, did not identify the officer who fired the shot and said an investigation would be led by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement . " Folks, this is not what the rest of the nation is going through ", Rivera said. "So many of our police officers come from the community (and) live in the community".
  • BJP slams 'ungrateful' Mayawati, demands action against Siddiqui

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    Swati also demanded an answer from Mayawati as to why she was not taking any action against BSP leader Nassemuddin Siddiqui who made derogatory remarks against Dayashankar Singh's family members. Siddiqui, however, yesterday refused to express any regret, saying he or his party workers didn't say anything "obscene" or "objectionable" during their protest against the expelled BJP leader on Thursday.
  • DeRay McKesson Explains Black Lives Matter Through A Breast Cancer Metaphor

    DeRay McKesson Explains Black Lives Matter Through A Breast Cancer Metaphor

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    Syracuse is not immune to the disconnect between the African American community and police. Ideas for solutions were written down for the panel to review at the end of the meeting. "We have a black Democratic president in the White House - I've been marching for justice since Trayvon", he said, referencing the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida.
  • WNBA fines three teams and players for wearing Black Lives Matter t-shirts

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    Carmelo Anthony put out the call recently for more of his fellow athletes to step up in support of the fight to end police violence against black people. Following Thursday's game, members of both the Fever and Liberty refused to take questions on any topic not relating to Black Lives Matter and the WNBA's response to their protest.
  • Marblehead resident heading to national GOP convention

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    But he was elected as a Trump delegate to the national convention after Cruz supporters outmaneuvered Trump loyalists at regional caucuses and the state convention. That means even if a Missouri delegate for Trump attempts to abstain or vote for someone else, that person's vote still would be recorded for Trump, said Jonathan Prouty, executive director of the Missouri Republican Party.
  • Former KKK leader David Duke to run for Senate

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    The man who beat him in that historic 1991 governor's race, Edwards said Duke would have a "hard row to hoe" in the upcoming election but there might be a "niche" for him. Right now, there are more than a dozen candidates running for retiring Sen. David Duke making his campaign announcement this morning. "I'm confident they'll elect one, and that's not the sideshow that is David Duke ".
  • Ivanka Trump Makes Her Pitch to Women

    Ivanka Trump Makes Her Pitch to Women

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    But Ivanka stepped up to the podium and managed to make the stage her own. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to his daughter, Ivanka , during Wednesday evening's convention events. " She's intelligent; she's strong-willed; she has an entrepreneurial spirit". " As researchers have noted , gender is no longer the factor creating the biggest wage discrepancy in this country-motherhood is", she said.
  • Kabali box office updates proves Rajinikanth is the biggest Indian superstar

    Kabali box office updates proves Rajinikanth is the biggest Indian superstar

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    Indian film superstar Rajinikanth, who has the kind of following most Hollywood actors can only dream about, has released his latest film, Kabali . Kabali , is still a Rajinikanth movie, complete with his magical style and swag. "People see themselves in Rajinikanth and the fact that he has made it so big". " Kabali " is directed by Pa Ranjith, known for his critically acclaimed " Attakathi ", a breezy portrayal of a semi-urban Casanova and " Madras " that had strong political ...
  • Jezza Corbyn insists "Labour is STRONGER" since he took over as leader

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    However, with campaign group Saving Labour amassing growing support, the race is now on between Corbyn and his left-wing and union fans and those - like many young supporters - who believe he failed Labour over Brexit. I regret the language that's been used, by all of them. Islington North MP Mr Corbyn has also pledged a string of new policies but the party is deeply divided, with talk of it splitting to create a new one or an alliance.
  • Donald Trump Slams Hillary Clinton Legacy Of 'Death, Terrorism'

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    Trump's speech was interrupted at one point by a protester from Code Pink, a women's activist group aimed at putting an end to US wars, and he waited to continue speaking until police removed her from the arena. The 2016 runner-up took questions from an angry Texas delegation in a hotel ballroom in downtown Cleveland the morning after he refused to back the party's nominee in a divisive speech to the Republican National Convention.
  • Senior Labour figures in row over level of abuse in the party

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    As for his former frontbencher Smith, Corbyn guaranteed he'd be welcome back to the shadow cabinet " because that has got to be the right way of doing things ". The party's MPs are generally more conservative than its broader membership, which has grown to half a million since Mr Corbyn became leader a year ago.
  • Munich shooting not connected to refugees or ISIS - Bavaria police chief

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    Police chief tells reporters there is no evidence the Munich attack is linked to the Islamic State group and it had "'absolutely no" connection to refugees. Twenty-seven people were hospitalized, including four with gunshot wounds, said Andrae. Munich's mayor, Dieter Reiter has declared a day of mourning for the victims of "this awful act".
  • Pokemon Go players unwelcome at Arlington, Holocaust museums

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    A spokesman for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington described the playing of the game as "extremely inappropriate". The game, a mobile app called Pokemon Go, was released July 6 and, like a fictional zombie apocalypse, has spread at an unprecedented rate.
  • Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine for running mate

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    She said she's bothered by Kaine's association with the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a global trade pact that Sanders and Clinton oppose. Kaine is a close ally of President Barack Obama, who seriously considered Kaine as his running mate in 2008.
  • Fourth Officer In Freddie Gray Case Acquitted On All Charges

    Fourth Officer In Freddie Gray Case Acquitted On All Charges

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    Officer William G. Porter is awaiting retrial in September after a jury was unable to reach a decision in December. There are three more trials scheduled-including a retrial of an officer whose first trial ended in a hung jury-but the latest acquittal will renew calls for those charges to be dropped by Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J.
  • Turkey: Erdogan shuts down private schools, universities & trade unions

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    The President wants to clean the whole country from the supporters of the Fethullah Gulen. Mr Gulen denies any involvement in the coup attempt in which at least 246 people were killed. "The decision to extend the detention period to 30 days is disproportionate", Amnesty International Turkey Researcher Andrew Gardner said. The gazette statement also announced that 1,043 private schools and 1,229 associations and foundations will be shut down under the state of emergency.
  • SDCC 2016: Netflix releases the first trailer for Marvel's The Defenders

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    Game of Thrones alum Finn Jones plays the role of Danny Rand/Iron Fist who returns to NY with incredible kung fu skills and an ability to harness his chi and unleash the power of his Iron Fist . The trailer-set to " Shimmy Shimmy Ya " by late Wu-Tang Clan founding member Ol' Dirty Bastard-finds Cage fighting crime in Harlem. 'Marvel's The Defenders' - The show will feature a crossover team-up between Daredevil , Jessica Jones , Luke Cage , and Iron Fist as they face their biggest ...
  • People Arrested at Black Lives Matter Protest in Maine

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    In an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo , this weekend, activist DeRay Mckesson offered up what is perhaps the most succinct metaphor for explaining what it's like to hear "All Lives Matter" as a black person. "But before we can sit down at a table and have unity, we have to stop having protesters chanting, 'Kill the cops'". "I think it's good to bring awareness to police brutality", Watson said.
  • Turkey's Erdogan orders closure of more schools, extends detention period

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    Muhammed Sait Gulen was detained in the northeastern Turkish city of Erzurum and will be brought to the capital for questioning, Reuters reported. Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body FatsIn 2weeks Time. government and its intelligence agencies were complicit in the coup. President Obama has firmly denied Turkish allegations and demanded evidence of Mr Gulen's involvement in the attempted putsch, but this is unlikely to dispel Turkish suspicions.
  • Comic-Con 2016: Black Panther cast updates

    Comic-Con 2016: Black Panther cast updates

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    Black Panther made his Marvel cinematic universe debut in this past May's Captain America: Civil War. Straight from the Marvel Studios panel at San Diego Comic-Con comes confirmation of the cast for Marvel's Black Panther , along with a new logo for the highly-anticipated film.
  • Usain Bolt wins the 200 meters at the London Diamond League

    Usain Bolt wins the 200 meters at the London Diamond League

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    The United States athlete on Friday clocked 12.20 seconds to beat the old mark of 12.21 set by Bulgaria's Yordanka Donkova on August 20, 1988, reports Xinhua. After the disappointment of placing sixth at the U.S. Olympic Trials for Track and Field last month and missing out of a berth at the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Keni Harrison sent a message that she's still one of the best in the world in the women's 100-meter hurdles.
  • Trump expected to mention Baltimore in RNC speech

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    Accusing illegal immigrants of taking jobs from American citizens and committing crimes, Trump vowed to build a "great border wall " against the border-crossers. In a contest that pits two politicians viewed as unfavourable by large segments of the American people, Trump also accused Clinton, 68, of being the puppet of big business, elite media and major donors who want to preserve the current political system.