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Democratic National Committee Chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz Stepping Aside After Convention

The DNC Rules Committee on Saturday rescinded Wasserman Schultz's position as convention chairwoman, instead naming Rep. Marcia Fudge , D-Ohio, as permanent chair of the convention, according to a DNC source. "Bernie has endorsed her; we have em...

Southport Labour vows to fight for Jeremy Corbyn

Mr McDonnell has today stated that his comments were intended as a joke . "I will be Labour until the day I die", he said. Labour is to face a High Court challenge over its decision to give Jeremy Corbyn an automatic place on the leadershi...

Trump takes time from victory lap to swat at Ted Cruz

Delegates were irate. Californian Shirley Husar, who just the night before had cast the Golden State's 172 delegate votes for Trump, said Cruz should be ashamed of himself. Kaufmann says he personally questions who advised Cruz on his speech. M...

Philippines` Top Court Frees Ex-President Arroyo After Five Years

Voting 11-4, the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday dismissed for insufficiency of evidence the plunder case against Mrs. Arroyo in connection with the alleged misuse of the Php 366-million intelligence fund of the PCSO. But there are also media reports t...

Kejriwal meets victims in Guj, calls BJP govt 'anti-Dalit'

The victims' contention was that they were skinning a dead cow and had not killed it. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and the Gujarat Chief Minister had earlier visited the Dalit families in Una and the youth admitted to Rajkot hospitals.

Syrian rebel group investigates beheading of child seen in video

A US -backed Syrian rebel group beheaded a 12-year-old boy in Syria's northern province of Aleppo, amid condemnation from the Syrian government. The militia force, called Liwa al-Quds, denied the boy had anything to do with the rebel group.

Trump Kids, GOP Leadership Highlight Night Two Of The RNC

There was little opposition on the floor as delegates cast votes for Trump state by state. Throughout the primaries, Mr Trump consistently called his rival "Lyin' Ted" and took jabs at the appearance of his wife, Goldman Sachs executive Heidi Cruz....

First mountain stage of Tour de France underway

The new partnership has been extremely successful so far. Cavendish said as much after his stage win Monday. For Coquard, 24, it was an agonising defeat by barely a centimetre, just a day after finishing third. He was patient and nearly won". He ...

Philippines rejects China's attempt to brush tribunal aside

The disputed area of the Scarborough Shoal and part of the Spratly islands - which comprises over 750 reefs, islets, atolls and keys - is also claimed wholly or partially claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, Taiwan and Vietnam as well. Mr. Yasay and Mr. Wang...

New Trailer for 'Girl on the Train'

Directed by Tate Taylor, who previously helmed The Help and Get on Up , The Girl on the Train follows recently divorced alcoholic Rachel Watson (Blunt) as she becomes embroiled in a missing person case. Universal Pictures and DreamWorks releas...

Cameron Leaves Downing Street for Last Time as PM

May, Britain's second woman prime minister after Margaret Thatcher, will then travel to Downing Street just before 6 p.m., where she will speak. He attended his final British Prime Minister's Question Time in Parliament after a six-year period ...

Sheriff: Escaped Florida murder suspect armed, has help

Local media reports said Resiles was in the courthouse for a hearing on a defense motion to remove the death penalty as a sentencing option. No injuries were reported. "We believe that if we were to have a critical event occur, we would not have enou...

France killer truck driver was convicted for road rage

Molins said Bouhlel was seen on surveillance video Thursday riding his bike to a rented refrigerated truck that was parked east of Nice . At least 200 other people were injured; officials have reported that 25 of the victims are on life support an...

Theresa May, Andrea Leadsom in UK Conservative Runoff

A ballot with Leadsom and May's names will be mailed to the 150,000 some Conservative Party members and results will be announced September 9. Britain is on track to have its first female prime minister since Margaret Thatcher. "And a female prime ...

Turkish military in attempted coup, prime minister says

Turkish news agency Dogan has reported that soldiers have opened fired on people trying to cross Istanbul's Bosporus bridge in protest of the attempted coup, and some have been wounded. The military has cast itself as the traditional protector of se...

Australia government wins majority after fierce election fight

Three junior ministers also seem to have lost the battle in the lower House: Assistant Finance Minister Peter Hendy, Minister for Tourism and International Education Richard Colbeck, and Assistant Minister for Innovation Wyatt Roy. "Let's see what we...

Separatists Extend Shutdown Call Till July 15

Meanwhile, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was also arrested outside his highly guarded Nigeen residence when he defied the restrictions to lead a procession towards martyrs' graveyard. The top Hurriyet leaders termed the Narendra Modi headed meeting on Kashmi...

Pope Francis sends condolences after Italian train crash

European Union officials said the delay was due to “difficulties related to the acquisitions of permissions in the region.” As a result, the works are now expected to be completed in the 2014-2020 period, Delrio said, adding that the bidding process ...

Trump Gains On Clinton In Crucial Swing States

But he leads Clinton 43 percent to 41 percent in the new poll . This pollster last surveyed Pennsylvania in April, Ohio in March, and Iowa in January, before the race had narrowed to two presumptive nominees. "Because Donald Trump's camp...

Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US

Before today, Pyongyang and Washington did not have formal diplomatic relations, however North Korea maintained a mission to the United Nations in NY has acted as the main communication channel between the two countries. The US did not accept the...

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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...