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The DNC Rules Committee on Saturday rescinded Wasserman Schultz's position as convention chairwoman, instead naming Rep.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

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

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 ...

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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...

China to send disaster relief goods worth United States dollars 2.2 million

Monsoon rains a year ago caused flooding and landslides , killing over 100 people. They also introduced an "SOS" button which led to over a thousand requests and 150 successful...

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 ...

Volusia was part of attempted Russian hack of election

According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon, officials said the Maricopa County Recorder's Office has an in-house IT department that builds its own voter registration sof...

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

Greenlight Capital's three nominees for the company's board also failed to garner enough votes. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , which holds a 3.3% stake in GM, remained sil...