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Trump picks Indiana Governor Pence for running mate

The governor is a well-known and generally well-liked figure in Republican circles. After working as an attorney in private practice, he ran...

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Former British PM post contender Andrea Leadsom appointed farming minister

May, 59 assumed office after an audience with Queen Elizabeth and drove straight to her new home of 10 Downing Street, vacated hours earlier by ...

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Bill Shorten concedes election defeat

Mr Shorten said it was clear PM Malcolm Turnbull's coalition had won, adding that he had already congratulated him. However, a strong swing ag...

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Lynch Dodges Republicans' Questions About Email Probe During Tense Hearing

The Justice Department, at the FBI's recommendation, is not going to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email account during her time...

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Trump Still Weighing Running Mate, Aide Says as Signs Point to Pence

The former Georgia congressman praised Mr Trump for running a "very fair, open process" and said he looked forward to learning of the business...

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United Nations chief calls for arms embargo, sanctions on South Sudan

An additional 3,000 civilians have sought shelter at the United Nations base to escape the immediate fighting . Heavy fighting erupted in S...

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Second MP to stand for Labour party leadership contest

Liu insisted , "Do not turn the South China Sea into a cradle of war". Former shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith has joined the Wa...

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White House candidate Trump picks Indiana Governor Pence for running mate

House of Representatives, where he led the influential conservative Republican Study Committee and served in leadership. He began his career...

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Trump to pick Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as running mate

Roll Call cited an unidentified Republican with direct knowledge of the decision to choose Pence, 57, a former USA congressman. A formal announ...

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Sean Hannity provided jet taking Newt Gingrich to meet with Trump

If propriety entered into the picture, they would not have hired the ethically-challenged serial adulterer to moralize in the first place. If Gi...

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Philando Castile shooting: protests continue in Minnesota

Marchers block part of Interstate 94 in St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, July 9, 2016, during a protest sparked by the recent police killings of black...

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Nabam Tuki takes charge as CM at Arunachal Bhavan in Delhi

Following the court's order, Tuki took charge as Chief Minister at Arunachal Bhawan Office in Delhi. December 16, 2015: Deputy Speaker, Tenzin...

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Zimbabwe anti-riot police, water cannons arrive at pastor's court appearance

Dozens of activists wearing Zimbabwe's flag are singing, chanting slogans and praying outside the court. Mawarire called a one day shut-down p...

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U.S., Russia Working On A Plan To Coordinate Bombing In Syria

But on the civil war itself, Washington and Moscow are still far apart, and Kerry's counterpart Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov places the blame ...

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Theresa May officially declared Britain's PM after meeting with Queen

In a carefully orchestrated political ballet, David Cameron left his job and his home at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday, resigning as prime mini...

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Pakistan win toss, elect to bat in first test at Lord's

Ball has been picked ahead of fellow uncapped seamer Toby Roland-Jones. Ex-spinner Graeme Swann had echoed the sentiment, while captain Alastai...

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Speaker Paul Ryan Will Bring Gun Bill to the Floor Next Week

She and other House Democrats staged a almost 25-hour sit-in on the House floor last week demanding action on gun control legislation after Ry...

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A year later, Iran nuclear deal is holding but fragile

When asked in April if Iran would "stick to the key terms of this deal for the next 20 years", Kerry said , "I have faith and confidence that...

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Indians in South Sudan to be evacuated

Violence between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar clashed in the capital city, Juba , for days. Armed lead...

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Pakistan Opts to Bat Against England in First Test Match

Tendulkar was quoted by ESPNCricinfo as saying, "The guys who have made a decision to penalise him have done that and he has served a sentence...

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"Hillary Clinton Understands", Says Bernie Sanders

Over the weekend, Sanders also met with Democratic Party leaders to push his platform agenda at a meeting. Remember, this follows months and...

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Pokemon Go: blamed for crimes, praised for aiding US police

And just like Nintendo and Niantic (the company behind Pokemon Go that had been spun from Google some time ago), those same entities cou...

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Effort to thwart Donald Trump's Republican National Convention foes suffers initial setback

There are war heroes, a casino mogul and even an underwear model, yet Donald Trump is relying heavily on his party's establishment to fill the...

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Pac-12 Networks, Twitter Sign Streaming Pact

Pac-12 Networks announced Thursday it is partnering with Twitter to live stream at least 150 games across various sports for the 2016-17 acade...

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Twitter partners with Bloomberg to live stream financial news, share ad revenue

Bloomberg Media and Twitter have partnered to live stream select Bloomberg Television programs, including "Bloomberg West", "What'd You Miss?,"...

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Putin to receive Kerry for talks on Syria, Ukraine

What hasn't been previously reported is that the United States is suggesting a new military command-and-control headquarters to coordinate the...

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Britain's May ahead as lawmakers vote for last two PM hopefuls

She said: "My commiserations to Michael [Gove] but I'm absolutely delighted with the results". She said: "I am pleased that all my colleague...

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Boris Johnson named foreign secretary by newly minted Prime Minister Theresa May

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called Britain's new foreign secretary, former London Mayor Boris Johnson , to congratulate him ...

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RFE/RL: Kerry said to offer Russian Federation greater cooperation against Islamic State

At its most basic level, the former Cold War foes would share intelligence and targeting information. Pentagon officials are pushing back agai...

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Contenders holding their breath as Trump nears VP decision

Trump made the announcement via Twitter on Wednesday after a whirlwind day of meetings with a few of the candidates he's weighing. Numerous ...

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Supreme Court Quashes Governor's Powers, Restores Nabam Tuki As Arunachal Chief Minister

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered restoration of the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh by quashing all decisions of the Governor tha...

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RNC speakers on Wednesday: Newt Gingrich 'and the nominee for vice president'

He was in Congress for 20 years and speaker of the House of Representatives from 1995-99 during Bill Clinton's presidency. He has campaigned...

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British Prime Minister David Cameron Leaves The Political Stage01:57

Cameron will tender his resignation on July 13 to Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, after which the monarch will task the new leader of t...

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China Rejects Tribunal Ruling, Vows to Defend South China Sea Claims

Filipino netizens and activists are a demanding a "Chexit" - that China pull out of their country's territorial water - after the Permanent Cour...

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Denver Sanders supporter now on the Trump train

There, there, pat on the back 5. The meeting also is likely Clinton's last chance to hold court with Democratic leaders in Washington before...

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