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Donald Trump accepts Republican presidential nomination

Interrupted by chants of "Trump, Trump, Trump", Cruz paused and said with a smile, "I appreciate the enthusiasm of the NY delegation". The c...

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Kate McKinnon Brings Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Republican National Convention

There was an unexpected guest at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night - and no, we're not talking about Donald Trump. Come Fall,...

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GOP senator: Tim Kaine would be a 'good pick' for VP

Also on the Tuesday call: Ken Salazar, the former U.S. Senator from Colorado and interior secretary under President Barack Obama. Kaine and Vi...

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Donald Trump on Hillary: 'Let's Defeat Her In November'

He pointed out the high-stakes battle for control of the Supreme Court, which Trump said should unite the party: "Ted Cruz talks about the Const...

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Truck attacker had accomplices, planned for months

Bouhlel, 31, drove a 20-ton truck through hundreds who had gathered to watch the Bastille Day fireworks on the Mediterranean city's waterfront...

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Donald Trump in awkward attempt to kiss vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence

Interrupted by chants of "Trump, Trump, Trump", Cruz paused and said with a smile, "I appreciate the enthusiasm of the NY delegation". The Tex...

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Day 2 Of The Republican National Convention: Hits & Misses

We passed the Civil Rights Act, and fought to eliminate Jim Crow laws. Cruz had refused to endorse Trump as he addressed the GOP convention, and...

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Backed Syrian force gives Islamic State 48 hours to leave Manbij

The U.S.-led air campaign against ISIS opened an offensive to repel the militant group from Manbij area in May. "We have collected more than 1...

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France orders Nice policing inquiry after July 14 attack

He had scouted out the promenade before the attack , CCTV footage showed, and he is said to have sent texts to possible accomplices asking for ...

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Did Melania's Plagiarizing Speechwriter Mix Trump Biz And Campaign Work?

Faced with the unenviable task of introducing himself to the nation while attempting to unify the party that Cruz had just re-broken, Pence had ...

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Cruz doesn't endorse Trump, departs to boos

Meredith McIver, an in-house Trump staff speechwriter, had apologised for the plagiarism in the first address by Melania to the party members ...

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Nice attacker 'plotted for months and had accomplices'

He has been charged with both acting as an accomplice to murder by a terror group and of breaking the law on firearms in relation to a terrorist...

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Melania Trump's speech writer apologises

Instead, Cruz - repeatedly nicknamed " Lyin' Ted " by Trump during the primary race - uttered the clarion call for the convention's anti-Trump "...

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Republican convention: Defiant Ted Cruz defends decision not to endorse Donald Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told CNN that he "totally" disagrees with Trump's suggestion that USA support could be conditional. B...

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Turkey widens crackdown on military, judiciary after failed coup

Almost 20,000 members of the police, civil service, judiciary and army have already been detained or suspended since Friday night's coup. "Art...

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Clinton's Fundraising Outpaces Trump's As The General Election Season Begins

Donald Trump's veterans adviser, Al Baldasaro, on Thursday stood by statements he made on Tuesday that Hillary Clinton should be "shot for treas...

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56 civilians killed in US-led air raids in Syria

SOHR reported that as many as 11 children were killed in the various strikes. Syrian National Coalition president Anas al-Abdah warned i...

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Diane Abbott Blames 'Sulking' Labour MPs For Sabotaging Jeremy Corbyn's PMQs Performance

Labour MPs face mandatory reselection battles before being to be allowed to fight under the party banner, Jeremy Corbyn signalled today. Labou...

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No signs Nice truck attacker linked to extremist network

Islamic State's news agency called the man who carried out the Nice attack one of its "soldiers", but stopped short of claiming it had organiz...

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Erdogan calls state of emergency, says 'other countries' behind failed coup

An electronic billboard displaying the face of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a rally on the streets of Kizilay Square in reaction to the fai...

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NY joins effort to block Anthem-Cigna merger

During a news conference, Attorney General Loretta Lynch told reporters the government made a decision to block the mergers because it came to b...

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Eric Trump trashes "classless" Ted Cruz convention speech

Cruz declined to endorse Trump during his primetime address, eliciting boos from Trump supporters. Fellow Texas delegate Erin Swanson accuse...

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Unarmed therapist shot by Miami police

According to her statement, the prosecutor's office will be determining "whether the actions of the shooting officer constitute a criminal act t...

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Turkish officers fleeing coup sentenced to 2 months imprisonment

The eight deny any involvement and have applied for asylum, saying they fear for their lives if returned. As of Thursday, 58,881 civil service...

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Ted Cruz was out for revenge

If Trump loses catastrophically, Cruz wants to be known as the Republican who did everything he could to prevent that catastrophe. Manafort to...

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Ted Cruz Said Something Very Strange About Hillary Clinton at the RNC

But the silence turned into applause as Cruz turned his speech to his platform as a candidate, and then to aspects of Trump's platform, includin...

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Corbyn Likely to Win Labour Leadership Without Parliamentary Support

In a high-risk move, Mr Smith has offered to go head-to-head with Mr Corbyn in front of his most ardent supporters, or take questions from them ...

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Mitch McConnell bashes Clinton at GOP convention

The Kentucky lawmaker is speaking later Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Reminding delegates of the passing o...

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Erdogan back in Ankara after coup attempt

The Hürriyet Daily News reported on the suspension of four university rectors, one of whom was detained, as well as the suspension of 95 acad...

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Melania Trump speechwriter admits to 'mistake' in allegedly plagiarized RNC speech

But now it's become "How did the Trump campaign let Melania Trump read a speech that plagiarized Michelle Obama on primetime television?" an...

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Mehbooba Mufti denies ban on newspapers

They, however, chose to resume their publications after they met the Chief Minister on Wednesday who expressed regret over the restrictions and ...

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Amnesty asks Pakistan to stop pardoning those behind honour killings

Some 500 women are killed each year in Pakistan at the hands of family members over perceived damage to "honour" that can involve eloping, frate...

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Melania Trump's speechwriter offers resignation; Trump says no

Ms. Trump chose to revise it, and at one point she turned to a trusted hand: Meredith McIver , a New York City-based former ballet dancer and E...

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Turkey coup attempt: State of emergency announced

Reports vary, but the crackdown in Turkey appears to be widespread across professional fields, as the government seeks to root out opposition ...

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IS releases video it says is of German train attacker

Still, he added it was hard to say whether the train attack was an act of terror or an attack by a disturbed individual. He was shot and k...

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