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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The DNC Rules Committee on Saturday rescinded Wasserman Schultz's position as convention chairwoman, instead naming Rep.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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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...

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

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...

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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...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...