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Egypt's pro-army media jump gun, welcome Turkey coup

Elif, an architect who asked not to be fully identified, says that no coup is a good idea "even if the government is not loved by most". Burak...

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Donald Trump Introduces Mike Pence As His Running Mate

Trump was frustrated by reports that he had picked Pence while he was "six hours and three time zones away", one senior adviser said. There ap...

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Polls: Young voters seek a 'reset button' on 2016

For the uninitiated, "Pokemon Go" is an app that merges features of the classic late-90s series with modern smartphone technology, allowing play...

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Dan Patrick will join President Obama's televised town hall on race

Some police officers make mistakes". "But I'll be happy to send it to you in case you missed it". Erica Garner, daughter of the unarmed NY man...

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After Nice, feds say nothing left to chance at conventions

The DNC's plans do not include a long list of speakers like the Republicans put out on Thursday, but they do outline which issues will be high...

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Obama: Americans Should Not Expect Police to Solve Social Ills

Bush, were exactly the kind of message that all Americans need to hear. President Obama gave a majestic speech in Dallas , one of the best ...

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The Holes in the Iran Deal

Congressional Republicans repeatedly are trying to undermine the worldwide accord. "A program that so many people said will not work, a prog...

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Congress set to release info detailing Saudi Arabia's 9/11 ties

Intelligence and law enforcement agencies had long resisted on national security grounds. Politico noted that "Fifteen of the 19 hijackers o...

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Low-key Trump intro for 'my partner,' running mate Pence

Skipping the traditional massive rally in favor of a low-key announcement in a Manhattan hotel, Trump tried to draw a sharp contrast between Pen...

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Donald Trump introduces Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as running mate

Mike Pence as his running mate Saturday, calling him the key to unifying the Republican Party after a tumultuous primary season. He added: "He's...

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Three arrested over deadly Nice terror attack

People look on from the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, after a French-Tunisian attacker killed 84 people as he drove a lorry through cro...

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Screams lead police to suspect in San Diego homeless attacks

The 53-year-old died before his body was set on fire. In 2009, Guerrero was arrested again and pleaded guilty to robbery for repeatedly knocki...

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in four states

In a statement, the Trump campaign said Mr. Sanders was now officially part of the rigged system the senator had criticized during his long prim...

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Alton Sterling's son calls for peaceful protests

In the lawsuit filed Wednesday, the ACLU of Louisiana and other groups , including Black Youth Project 100, accuse police of responding "to pea...

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Spieth laments great expectations after more Open toil

In last year's Open at St Andrews, officials were criticised for resuming the delayed second round in high winds on Saturday morning, with only ...

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Shame on you Justice Ginsburg - resign now

Ginsburg's unusual foray into presidential politics drew criticism from even left-leaning pundits and media outlets, who said she went too fa...

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Trump announces Pence as running mate, 'partner' to rebuild US

Pence also demurred Friday when asked about his vote as a member of the House in favor of the Iraq war. "Now we're seeing unrest in Turkey- a ...

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Donald Trump's VP pick helps shore up conservative support

The choice of Pence did not come as much of a surprise, however, as several media reports indicated that the IN governor was likely to be the pi...

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Democratic convention features party stars

Hillary Clinton will meet with Senate Democrats at a policy luncheon Thursday on Capitol Hill , a Democratic source told CNN , part of her...

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Milwaukee police chief part of town hall on race relations

They had already arrested three other people - an unnamed 13-year old, Antonio Thomas, 17 and Malik Bridgewater, 20. The empty seats stood as ...

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Friend or foe? Open-carry law poses challenge to police

He said some wore gas masks, bulletproof vests and fatigues. In the ensuing chaos, one of them was labeled a "person of interest" after police...

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Houston delegates head to Cleveland for RNC

But if they are able to force a floor vote on the "unbinding" of delegates, we should then be prepared for an incredibly unpredictable conventio...

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Sen. Mike Lee: RNC Delegates 'Ought to Retain Some Voice'

He said state party rules require delegates to vote for the candidate who won their state primary. The conscience clause had little chance o...

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90 killed in Turkey coup bid, President Erdogan reasserts control

The President urged people to take to the streets to battle the rebel army forces. A man takes a selfie in front of a tank after troops involv...

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Alton Sterling's son pleads for peace amid tense protests

State Police Superintendent Col. Mike Edmonson said he had personally seen protestors throwing concrete at law enforcement and officers had us...

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