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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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Why I changed my mind and am glad Trump tweets

She goes on to say that while she has no desire to be First Lady, the idea of being First Mother tickles her fancy. The true first lady responded with a sharply-worded statement...

Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

The report came during a visit by Saudi King Salman to Moscow . Saudi Arabia has signed preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defense systems and receive "cutting-edge tec...

Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

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In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...