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Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign

A court on Friday suspended the ban on Islamic burkini swimming costumes imposed by a French Riviera town in a ruling likely to set a precedent to be followed in France's other beaches. The decision will affect the 30 French towns that have enforced...

Belgian Grand Prix 2016: Nico Rosberg beats Max Verstappen to Spa pole

Meanwhile, Kevin Magnusson was taken to hospital with an ankle injury following a heavy crash, which delayed the race on lap six, in which his Renault smashed into the wall at 180mph, while McLaren's Jenson Button was forced to retire in the first la...

Manafort resigns from Trump campaign

On Friday, Trump's campaign confirmed the news by publishing a statement , in which the NY businessman himself thanked the veteran strategist for his services. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has ...

Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

Ariya enters the third round of the LPGA tournament three strokes ahead of In Gee-chun of Korea and Stephanie Meadow of Northern Ireland. She won three straight tournaments in May, and shares the tour victory lead with the top-ranked Ko with four.

Russia Tries to Downplay Split With US Over Syria Chemical Weapon Report

The Joint Investigative Mechanism of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, known as the JIM, conducted the investigation under the mandate of the Security Council. "When it comes to proliferation, the use ...

King: 'Happy to hear' Trump clarify immigration policy

Ted Cruz in the primaries for his anti-amnesty stance, said that while he was first anxious that Trump was " softening ", he had become convinced that the GOP nominee remains committed to a hard line on immigration. Donald Trump: "You have somebod...

Team USA Beats Serbia for Gold -Durant Leads the Team

When I'm smiling and screaming and beating my chest and showing emotion, that's when I'm lost in the game. The Rio Olympics concluded with a gold medal for Team USA basketball, and Kevin Durant is speaking about how therapeutic of an experience i...

Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

A high-level government minister in Bolivia has been kidnapped by striking miners and beaten to death, Bolivian officials said. A post mortem found Mr Illanes died from trauma to the brain and thorax. When a local radio reporter managed to talk...

Tennessee Police Officer Killed Responding to Domestic Violence Call

Deputies responded to a domestic call at Stalans' home earlier in the day, but lacked probable cause to take the suspect into custody. The officer's identity is also being withheld pending the notification of next of kin. The other investigator, a ...

Iran: Russia has stopped using Iran base for Syria strikes

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan on Monday attacked publications of the Russian military press that reported the use of Iran's air base. Russian combat aviation will no longer be using Iran's Hamadan air base in the fight against Islamic St...

Top Clinton Aide Held Senior Position at Islamist Journal

Whether Clinton had any knowledge of Abedin's role with her family's journal has yet to be confirmed but the link does pull Clinton into the controversy. "The contradictions are hard to reconcile", Sperry wrote. Hillary Clinton claims she's a champ...

One tramper dies, one rescued on Fiordland track Latest

Police say the female tramper from the Czech Republic has been holed up at a hut on the Routeburn Track area since late July after her partner died after falling down a sleep slope. They add that they have not yet been able to recover the man's body ...

President Duterte rallies soldiers to fight corruption, illegal drugs

His statements come just a month after an global court of arbitration in the Hague ruled that China's "historic" claims to most of the South China Sea were invalid. The court said Beijing violated the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (...

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau 'fatally wounded in army air strike'

Nigeria's army says it has killed high-value target commanders of terrorist sect, Boko Haram. "In the wake of terrorist activity, some are tempted to crack down on anyone and everyone", Kerry said. The official said a large part of the conversatio...

Kirk: Obama 'acting like drug dealer in chief' in Iran deal

Kirk's comments come after it was revealed earlier this month that the administration shelled out $400 million to Iran in January to help secure the release of four American hostages. The comments came in a sit-down last week with the editorial board...

World's largest water slide closed for remainder of season after fatality

It is a 168-foot-tall water slide that has 264 stairs leading to the top. According to the Topeka Capital-Journal , which reviewed inspection records from the state's Department of Labor, Schlitterbahn Waterpark, where Schwab died, hadn't been ins...

Kashmir unrest due to our own mistakes: Omar Abdullah

Omar Abdullah led delegation of Kashmir opposition parties met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday. Led by former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah of the National Conference, the delegation is expected to urge the Prime Minister to start a p...

World's largest Muslim bloc expresses concern over violence in Kashmir

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ayad Ameen Madani on Saturday expressed concern over deteriorating human rights conditions in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). In a statement issued to press, Shah said though United Na...

Hillary Clinton Leads Donald Trump by Eight Percentage Points in Latest Poll

Clinton supporters are more than twice as likely as Trump backers to view the condition of the environment as a very big problem for the country (43% vs 16%). It all appears to be part of the much-promised shift now that Trump has yet another new t...

Kurdish groups capture new positions in Syrian city

The close encounter comes only a day after two Syrian warplanes attacked the Kurds, a key US ally, forcing USA special operations forces to be withdrawn from their position in northern Syria . The YPG claimed that the Syrian airstrikes came to under...

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London crash: Van slams into crowd leaving mosque, one arrested

CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service. The police said they were called after reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, w...

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 ...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 2...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...