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Pence's unflappability could help Trump stay cool

Pence has long had his eye on the White House, writes Johnson, and while the Evangelical Catholic may be far to the right of Trump, he sees Trump as a much bett...


Spokesman: Obama to offer Dallas 'some measure of comfort'

Obama is scheduled to travel to Dallas where he will pay tribute to the five officers killed during a "Black Lives Matter" protest on Thursday, together with ...


Iraq War was illegal: Blair's former deputy

If approved by Speaker John Bercow this week the issue could be put to a vote before the Commons goes on summer recess - potentially leading to Mr Blair being e...


Leadsom: I Would Clamp Down On Putin As PM

May, who is the strong favourite to become the UK's next prime minister , received support from 199 Conservative MPs out of a possible 329. The current Prime M...


Timeline: The China-Philippines South China Sea dispute

Analysts say the verdict will be a gauge of China's willingness to abide by existing global rules as it emerges as a superpower, as well as a test for worldwide...


Hague tribunal rules China's South China Sea claims unfounded

The Hague-based tribunal will decide on the 2013 case that challenges the so-called nine-dash line that China uses to claim virtually the entire South China Sea...


Pressure on May for snap election to earn mandate

Tory Chris Grayling rejected calls for a snap election, stressing that Mrs May was a senior member of the Conservative team that won the general election past y...


After Margaret Thatcher, UK to get next female PM- Theresa May

At the same time, the head of the main opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, is also facing a challenge to his job. She will be under immediate pressure to la...


Lawyer: Officer thought Castile resembled robbery suspect

Diamond Reynolds weeps after she recounts the incidents that led to the fatal shooting of her boyfriend Philando Castile by Minneapolis area police during a ...


First Zika-Related Death In The U.S. Confirmed

The person had Zika symptoms - including rash, fever and conjunctivitis - but it's unclear if or how the virus contributed to the death, said Centers for Dise...


Move to deny Clinton classified data

Petraeus, he said, retained a "vast quantity" of classified information and then lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about it. Comey initially said th...


Marchant cleared to race gruelling double in Rio

MacLeod now holds the title of operations manager for national team programs at Athletics Canada . "It's really exciting for us", said Bishop, who stopped fo...


Australian PM brushes off calls to quit

Millions of Australians cast their votes for independents and minor parties , resulting in them likely winning at least five seats in the lower house. Opposi...


Dallas Mayor Criticizes Texas Gun Laws After Police Massacre

Snipers opened fire on police officers during protests; several officers were killed, police said. Twenty to 30 marchers had AR-15s and other semi-automatic ...


Canada commits $465 million to Afghanistan

McCain's statement makes clear President Obama's senior military commanders, including commanding general John Nicholson in Afghanistan, all requested the US ke...


Times Malala Was On Point About Education and Women Empowerment

Her advocacy for the cause brought her huge popularity but, therein lay the danger. Taliban perceived her as a threat and attempted to silence her for good. In ...


Walker: GOP Delegates Shouldn't Vote At Odds With Primary Voters

A federal judge blocked enforcement Monday of a Virginia law binding delegates to support the primary victor at the nominating convention. A Virginia Republ...


5 candidates in leadership race for UK's Conservative Party

But instead, he issued a statement saying he planned to stand himself - and warned: "I have come, reluctantly, to the conclusion that Boris can not provide the ...


Race for Britain's Brexit PM heats up after Boris bows out

May reminded everyone of Johnson's purchase on Thursday as she launched her Conservative Party leadership campaign, when he was considered a contender. But she ...


Modi offers India's experiences, expertise to Kenya

Divulging details of the agreements signed between both sides, he said: "These agreements include a revised double taxation agreement, double taxation avoidance...


Smriti smiles off controversies : 'kuch toh log kahenge…'

The minister, who had been given the charge of the HRD ministry after Tuesday's reshuffle, was speaking at an event, "Infocom 2016", organised by the Ananda Baz...


2 bailiffs, suspected shooter killed at USA courthouse

Two bailiffs and a gunman are dead at a western MI courthouse where a shooting happened this afternoon. St. Joseph is located in far southwestern Michigan's B...


Timeline: Who is Theresa May, Britain's new prime minister?

She acknowledged that Mrs May had secured overwhelming backing in a vote of Conservative MPs last week. The pound has fallen to a 31-year low against the dollar...


Michael Gove's future uncertain after exit from Tory leadership race

Steve Bell, who chairs the group that represents the party's local voluntary associations, said MPs will get a "wake-up call" when they discover the extent of...


Ex-House speaker Gingrich considered as Trump's running mate

Trump appears to have brought in about $90 million during the same period, including $50 million of his own money. Instead, he mixed in his attacks on the pres...


Legal ruling looms in South China Sea row

Now, a Chinese expert is saying that China and ASEAN countries should still cooperate if they want to retain the relative peace. A military plane carrying wor...


PM to chair high level meeting on Kashmir situation

In the meeting held on Monday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh briefed key opposition leaders Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati, Omar Abdullah, Sitaram Yetchury to arrive at a...


Australia's Prime Minister Turnbull declares victory in federal election

Australia's opposition Labor Party conceded defeat in the federal election on Sunday, clearing the way for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to retain power. "...


Jordan condemns Israeli violations at AL-Aqsa

Jews refer to it as the Temple Mount, where Jewish temples stood in biblical times. Muslims refer to the site as the Noble Sanctuary, where the Prophet Muhamm...


US sending 560 more troops to Iraq as Mosul push intensifies

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter during his visit to Iraq. "With these additional USA forces we are describing today, we will bring unique capabilities to the ...


Govt Probing Funding Of NGO Run By Controversial Islamic Preacher Zakir Naik

Home Minister Rajnath Singh told media that recordings of his speeches are being examined for necessary action and asserted that the Indian government will not ...


Turkey Bombers From Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

One government official had previously said the attackers were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals. Turkey's Hurriyet newspaper named him as Osman Vadinov...


ISIS leaders helped plan Istanbul airport bombings

The suspected suicide bombers were Russian, Uzbek and Kyrgyz nationals, a Turkish government official said yesterday. Some 13 people, including three fore...


Japan will closely watch Chinese activity in East China Sea

An arbitration panel in The Hague , Netherlands, will issue a ruling Tuesday in a long-running dispute between the Philippines and China over the South China S...


Dollar near one-week high vs yen on Japan stimulus hopes

While US jobs data on Friday was much stronger than expected, USA interest rate futures suggest that many market participants doubt that the Fed will raise inte...


Angela Eagle says she can unite the Labour party

She will apparently be joined by former shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn as she launches her bid, who was sacked from his post recently after saying he had ...


Mother Who Shielded Her Sons During Dallas Shooting Thanks Police 'Heroes'

Kavion, 18, grabbed 12-year-old Jermar and looked for shelter behind a pillar of a parking garage. "They started running up the block and I was running behind...


Pentagon chief in Afghanistan to meet with US commanders

Carter and Obama were scheduled to meet with Ghani and government Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday during the second day of the North Atlantic Trea...


Bill Shorten concedes, Coalition will form government

He said he was "determined" the 45th Parliament would be "a constructive parliament". "We have resolved this election", he told reporters in Sydney . He said...


Green says Turnbull will be PM

VICTORY is ours, according to Liberal frontbencher Christopher Pyne who has told morning television the Coalition is an "election-winning machine". Malcolm Tu...


Eagle bids to become Labour leader

Corbyn has suggested he would be willing to challenge the executive's decision in court if it went against him. Last week, 172 Labour MPs indicated they had ...


Kashmir unrest: Rajnath postpones US trip

During the telephonic conversation with Gandhi and Omar, Rajnath discussed with them efforts to bring back peace and normalcy in the Valley, which is on boil af...


RBI governor tenure is short: Raghuram Rajan

Talking about the credit scenario of the banks he said that PSUs are more hesitant on the lending front than private lenders irrespective of ample funds they ar...


Cristiano Ronaldo Insists He Never Doubted Portugal

Sanches started as substitute in three of the first four games, but after starting the quarter-final against Poland he wrote his name in the record books by b...


Prince's death inspired Chaka Khan to enter rehab for prescription drug abuse

Fair officials received a message from the singing icon's rep on Saturday saying that the star was entering an inpatient and aftercare program for addiction to ...


Portuguese Boy Consoles Devastated French Fan After Soccer Win

But the French playmaker also in that instant made sworn enemies much farther away on Sunday - in Iran. Central Lisbon was taken over by dancing fans, faces...


Taitung struggling to clean up in wake of Typhoon Nepartak

As many as 466,000 households lost power due to Nepartak , with about 125,000 still without electricity as of yesterday afternoon. The storm came ashore ab...


Anti-Trump delegate in Virginia wins portion of lawsuit

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivers a speech in Virginia Beach, Virginia U.S. July 11, 2016. "The current state of the Depar...


Be aware of your surroundings while playing Pokémon Go

The impact on you : If you haven't tried Pokémon Go, you ought to give it a go. Five days after its release, the game now is on more Android phones than...


Theresa May to become next British prime minister on Wednesday

Lawmakers from the party last week chose May and Leadsom as the final two candidates to succeed Cameron, who announced his resignation after the United Kingdom ...