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Labour leadership contender Owen Smith vows drive against inequality

An ally of Jeremy Corbyn has attempted to link the failed coup in Turkey to Labour MPs' efforts to oust the party leader. I don't want to be involved in this ...


With Trump-Pence ticket, no doubt who's the star

And from a standpoint of honor, I think he should show up". Pence also voted against the Supreme Court's decision to legalise marriage equality across all 50 ...


Have not received Turkey extradition request for cleric

President Barack Obama spoke to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday, offering USA assistance as Ankara investigates last week's attempted coup but urg...


Parliament backs renewal of nuclear deterrent with support of five Oxfordshire MPs

It means the rapid upgrading of four lethal submarines, with Defence Secretary Michael Fallon telling MPs Trident "puts doubts in the minds of our adversaries...


MAY DAY MASSACRE: Gove in the wilderness for betrayal of Johnson

Mr Gove's departure came on the second day of a round of appointments which has already seen fellow-Brexiteer Boris Johnson - the man whose leadership hopes he ...


Winners and losers from night one of the Republican National Convention

In the interview , Hall jokingly asked Baio if he plagiarized his speech like Melania Trump did, to which he pleaded ignorance. And by "traded jabs", I mea...


Appleton church's Black Lives Matter sign stolen again

Asked by Fox News host Bill O'Reilly what he would do about Black Lives Matter, Trump responded: "Well, you see them marching and you see them on occasion -...


Republicans to kick off convention

The roll call vote kicked off with its traditional ceremonial flourishes, delegates heartily touting their states' virtues. "If you want someone to fight for ...


Who said it, Melania Trump or Michelle Obama?

A section of the speech describing the values that shaped her life strongly resembled a passage from Michelle Obama's speech to the 2008 Democratic convention. ...


Labour Leadership Hopeful "Tempted" To Keep The UK Inside The EU

I MAY have launched my leadership campaign in Wales yesterday, but when announcing plans for a £200 billion British New Deal numerous challenges facing Londoner...


Donald Trump says he hasn't asked Mike Pence to become 'negative'

Although Indiana is part of the Midwestern industrial region known as the Rust Belt, which has lost manufacturing jobs, Trump said that as governor Pence had br...


Erdogan rejects claims of staging failed coup attempt

At the White House, spokesman Josh Earnest stressed US support for Turkey's "democratically elected" government and said Washington strongly values "the importa...


These Remainers just don't quit! Labour leadership candidate calls for ANOTHER referendum

Meanwhile, a senior MP supporting Smith claimed there was an overwhelming consensus that only one candidate should emerge, and warned that now supportive MPs wo...


UC Berkeley student Nicolas Leslie killed in Bastille Day attack

ABC7 News spoke with Leslie's father, who says other students with his son's study overseas program are now looking all over Nice for him. The family is working...


Organizers for the RNC Hit With Norovirus in Cleveland

But "it looks like norovirus", Pete Schade, the Erie County health commissioner , told the LA Times . A handful of Republican staff members in Cleveland f...


Zika Utah Mystery: Sex-Less, Mosquito-Less Transmission

DCPH advises recent travelers with Zika virus symptoms, as well as individuals diagnosed with Zika virus, to protect themselves from further mosquito bites, and...


Beijing goes on Hague ruling offensive

Hainan maritime administration said that an area south-east of the island province would be closed from yesterday until Thursday, but it gave no details about...


Obama offers Turkey's Erdogan help in prosecuting coup plotters

In the interview, Erdogan also bristled at the suggestion that the coup attempt could provide him with a pretext for a crackdown. "We are the ones saying toda...


Judge in Brazil blocks WhatsApp messenger application

WhatsApp also faces fines of 50,000 reais (£11,700; $15,300) per day until it complies with the judicial order. The most recent block occurred in May of this ye...


Giuliani Gives Fiery Speech at GOP Convention Calling for a Safe America

During his mayoral administration, Giuliani received national acclaim for presiding over a sharp downturn of violent crime. Americans, the former mayor added,...


Links between Nice attacker and IS not yet established: Minister

Authorities investigate the truck that ploughed through Bastille Day revellers in the French resort city of Nice , France . Following the silence, for which...


World Anti-Doping Agency recommends banning Russian Federation from Olympics

McLaren's investigation found that athletes' positive urine samples were swapped out during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Russian track and field athlete...


Korea Fires Three Ballistic Missiles: South Korean Military

The range is enough to reach all of South Korea, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said . The resolution passed in early March is in response to North Kore...


Texas governor joins push to add police to hate crime laws

Under Abbott's proposal, someone assaulting a law enforcement officer would face in a 2nd-degree felony charge. Aside from increasing punishments this bill is...


American Ambassador to Turkey John Bass Denies US Hand in Coup Attempt

So far, officials have not offered evidence he was involved. Turkey's foreign minister said criticism of the government's response amounted to backing for the...


Man knifes mother and three daughters at French holiday park

The mother sustained an injury to her sternum and was expected to survive. Some local media suggest a possible religious motive behind the attack as the man...


Trump's Bid to Transform the GOP into the Abusive Daddy Party

In a preview clip of an interview with CBS anchor Charlie Rose that's set to air Tuesday, the former secretary of state slammed Trump over what she characterise...


Corbyn 'should face a woman,' says Shadow Chancellor on North East visit

The vast majority of the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) is engaged in a battle to replace Mr Corbyn after most of his shadow cabinet resigned and 172 MPs ba...


Salman Khan's Sultan earns Rs 500 crore at worldwide box office

The movie was directed and written by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Yash raj Films. The second weekend collection of the film was around 31.04 Cr. The 13th ...


Will Trident renewal boost the fortunes of these 3 defence industry giants?

Wearside MPs Bridget Phillipson and Julie Elliott both backed the motion, with Washington MP Sharon Hodgson not taking part in the vote as she was attending her...


North East MPs back nuclear weapon renewal plan - but do you agree?

The Ministry of Defence has said replacing the four submarines would cost 31 billion pounds ($41 billion), plus a contingency fund of 10 billion pounds, with an...


Sidney Crosby Shows Off Stanley Cup At Tim Hortons

This is the second time the Stanley Cup will be in Cole Harbour. George Fagan has three tattoos on his right forearm for the Pittsburgh Penguins' 1991, 1992 a...


Anti-Trump rebellion at Republican Convention quashed

Republican divisions erupted briefly on the convention floor on Monday afternoon after party officials adopted rules by a shouted voice vote. Mr Trump - who b...


EU takes action against China at WTO over raw materials

Please Wait while comments are loading. The move follows a request on July 13 for consultations with China on export quotas on nine different raw materials, i...


IS releases video of Germany train attacker making threats

The Islamic State-affiliated Amaq news agency made the claim that the young refugee was a member of the militant group entrenched in parts of Iraq and Syria...


Turkey's Erdogan cracks down on Gulen movement after abortive coup, widens purge

On Monday, former air force chief General Akin Ozturk appeared in court, looking haggard and with an ear bandaged, and denied leading the failed coup. Secretary...


Sony has plans for a Ghostbusters sequel

The weekend take for " The Secret Life of Pets " was $50.6 million, which represented a 52% drop from its opening. With a budget of $144 million, it's going to ...


Aussies stay out of Russian Federation doping debate

Thirty-five of the manipulated positive doping samples were collected from Paralympic Games between 2012 and 2015, according to the IPC. President Vladimir Pu...


Judge tosses parts of Cosby's lawsuit over secrecy promises

He has been suffering from a degenerative eye disease and is completely blind ... The source continued: "He is confined to his house in Pennsylvania, and the...


N Korea threatens action over US anti-missile system

The deployment will be completed by the end of next year and will be able to cover up to two thirds of South Korea from missiles fired by North Korea . South K...


U.K. Labour Party Rivals Debate Unity in Drive to Unseat Corbyn

He said: "I'm very concerned". Jeremy Corbyn is a good and honourable man, but he is not a leader. While Mr Smith and Ms Eagle were applauded every time they ...


1st West Virginia Zika virus case in pregnant woman reported

According to the CDC data, the patient who died in June from Zika infection, had travelled to the country where Zika-mosquitoes Aedes aegypti are present. B...


FBI accused of 'double standard' over Clinton email probe

Under persistent questioning at the hearing of the House Oversight Committee, Comey said Clinton did not break the law. "The question I always look at is there ...


Una incident row: Head constable killed in protests, buses damaged

Earlier on July 11, few people were removing the skin from the carcass of a cow at Bediya village of Gir Somnath, when five persons came in a Xylo vehicle and a...


After Failed Coup, Erdogan Vows to Build Barracks in Central Istanbul

Turkey's Western allies have expressed concern and urged President Erdogan to respond in a measured way. Turkey's foreign minister has said that criticism of ...


Turkish General Staff slams coup 'traitors'

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said 7,543 people had been detained so far, including 6,038 soldiers. Mr Erdogan moved swiftly and ruthlessly against...


Election clears way for Japan to revoke pacifist clause of its constitution

The Liberal Democratic Party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has governed Japan in one way or another for all but four of the past 61 years, a winning record tha...


British press says Pippa Middleton engaged to financier

She hit the headlines in her silk Alexander McQueen bridesmaid gown at older sister Kate's wedding in 2011, so whichever wedding dress Pippa decides upon is...


Trump sues former campaign aide

A former political advisor to Donald Trump , Samuel Nunberg, has asked a judge in NY to block the presumptive Republican presidential candidate from moving for...


North Korea Fires 3 Ballistic Missiles, U.S. Confirms

Eleven days after South Korea agreed to let the United States install an advanced missile defense system in the country, North Korea appeared to express its dis...