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British prime minister runoff down to May and Leadsom

British prime minister runoff down to May and Leadsom The two remaining candidates in the Conservative party leadership contest, Theresa May (L) and Andrea Leadsom, are seen in this combination of two photographs, released in London , Britain, July 7, 2016. The final vote is set for September 9. "People need certainty and they will get it - I say to all who are legally here that you will be welcome to stay", Leadsom said on Thursday, according ... [Full Article...]

UK Prime Minister Cameron says farewell

He gave a short farewell speech outside the black door, flanked by his wife Samantha Cameron, who was wearing a multicolored sleeveless dress by Roksanda, and his three children - Nancy, Arthur and Florence, who have rarely been seen in public since Cameron took office in 2010. [Full Article...]

The 7 Most Awkward Moments of The Bachelorette Episode 7

The 7 Most Awkward Moments of The Bachelorette Episode 7 When JoJo asked if Aaron was aware that Jordan was on the ABC show, he responded, "I don't think so". For their one-on-one date, Jordan and JoJo went to a vineyard, and drank wine that they stomped with their own feet. So, we know that Alex has been eliminated, which means that Chase , Robby , Jordan , Luke and James remain. The last time that Aaron and Jordan were photograp... [Full Article...]

Pakistan announces day of mourning for philanthropist Maulana Edhi

According to the philanthropist's son Faisal Edhi, his father had advised the family to donate all of his body parts to hospitals after his death. In the hours after Edhi's death, there has also been a swelling of support to award him a Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders: "I Am Endorsing Hillary Clinton"

And he urged supporters to continue to work to put a Democrat in the White House, saying, "none of these initiatives will happen if we do not elect a Democratic president in November". The long-awaited Sanders endorsement comes after much negotiation between the candidates' campaign managers. The meeting also is likely Clinton's last chance to hold court with Democratic leaders in Washington bef... [Full Article...]

Suspects Detained in Istanbul Blast

Suspects Detained in Istanbul Blast A total of 44 people were killed in Tuesday night's gun and bomb spree at Turkey's busiest airport , the deadliest in a string of attacks to hit Istanbul this year. The Karar newspaper, quoting police sources, said the attackers were part of a seven-member cell that entered Turkey on May 25. Like the attack in Brussels, the terrorists took a taxi to the airport . [Full Article...]

Bush's awkward swaying in Dallas draws social media reaction

Can't stop the feeling, right Mr. President? He said, "Like police officers across the country, these men and their families shared a commitment to something larger than themselves". Al Sharpton and NAACP President Cornell Brooks. "We can not simply turn away and dismiss those in peaceful protest as troublemakers or paranoid", Obama added. [Full Article...]

Pokemon Go dev called out by U.S. senator with data privacy concerns

Pokemon Go dev called out by U.S. senator with data privacy concerns And so Niantic has discovered that with great popularity comes significant backlash when something you do to a favorite game just doesn't work right. In a letter dated yesterday (via GameSpot ), he raised several issues to Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke expressing concern over how Pokemon Go may or may not use information gleaned from users as they play the game. [Full Article...]

Australian PM Turnbull claims victory for Conservatives in national elections

So what's next? In order for Malcolm Turnbull to formally be reappointed Prime Minister he needs to be sworn in by the Governor-General. "These challenges are not easy, there's no simple solution, but that's why they need our best minds, our best brains, above all our best goodwill in our new parliament to deliver that", he said. [Full Article...]

South Sudan's President orders ceasefire after days of fighting

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) on Monday deplored the continued fighting in Juba and severe conditions it had imposed on civilians. The ceasefire order took effect from 6 pm local time and that any member of the Machar-led forces who surrender must be protected as well, Makuei said, Xinhua reported. [Full Article...]

May or Leadsom to be next British PM

May or Leadsom to be next British PM After the second MPs' ballot, Theresa May finished with 199 votes, Andrea Leadsom, 84, and Michael Gove, 46. Members of the 150,000-strong Conservative Party will decide the final vote on September 9 and whoever wins will become the U.K.'s second female prime minister. [Full Article...]

Arunachal verdict: Supreme Court's third legal blow to Modi government

The party wanted to know how a leader having majority support was being directed to sit in the Opposition, hinting at rebel Congress leader and present Chief Minister Kalikho Pul. Rahul took a dig at Modi by tweeting, "Thank you Supreme Court for explaining to the Prime Minister what democracy is". Criticising the role played by Arunachal governor JP Rajkhowa in the fall of the Congress govern... [Full Article...]

Theresa May becomes Britain's new prime minister

Theresa May becomes Britain's new prime minister She also pledged to work to hold the United Kingdom together in the face of threats by Scotland's secessionist government to hold a second referendum on independence following the European Union vote. Wednesday's carefully orchestrated political changeover began with Cameron making a final appearance in Parliament, turning the usually raucous prime minister's question time into a session filled ... [Full Article...]

Fox News Cuts Ties With Newt Gingrich Amid Trump Veep Speculation

Fox News Cuts Ties With Newt Gingrich Amid Trump Veep Speculation The move has fueled speculation that Gingrich might be The Donald's VP pick. "In recent weeks, the Great Mentioner has frequently cited Gingrich as a leading candidate to join Trump on a ticket, Gingrich recently joined Trump on a campaign jaunt to Southwestern Ohio, and he proudly boasted of having helped the candidate come up with a widely derided tweet about stars of David, anti-Semitism, and F... [Full Article...]

Prominent philanthropist and social activist Abdul Sattar Edhi has passed away

Prominent philanthropist and social activist Abdul Sattar Edhi has passed away The grave itself had been dug some 25 years ago by the social activist in Edhi village in Karachi and is where he was buried following afternoon prayers on Friday. "He was the real manifestation of love for those who were socially vulnerable, impoverished, helpless and poor". In his will, Abdul Sattar Edhi also said asked for his son to become the top administrator of Edhi Foundation after h... [Full Article...]

Thousands attend funeral for Pakistan's legendary Edhi

Thousands attend funeral for Pakistan's legendary Edhi Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is scheduled to return shortly to Pakistan from London after receiving medical treatment for over a month, also paid tribute to Edhi for his services to humanity spanning more than six decades. "Saddest of all is the barrier between Edhi and ordinary people". She said simply if Pakistani people follow his teachings and spirit, no power in the world can stop it ... [Full Article...]

PM appeals for calm in Valley

PM appeals for calm in Valley One person was killed on Wednesday in firing by police on a group of people who attacked forces with stones in the restive Kashmir Valley battling the deadliest spell of violence in years. In her first televised address since violence erupted in Kashmir, she said, "While certain quarters are only interested in playing politics over the dead bodies of the youth, it is the family members of these sl... [Full Article...]

Trump Meets With Indiana Governor In An Effort To Narrow VP List

Donald Trump stoked intense speculation about his narrowing search for a running mate Wednesday as he met privately with the apparent finalists here in Indianapolis, the culmination of a months-long, frequently televised talent contest now approaching its season finale. [Full Article...]

United Nations chief calls for immediate arms embargo on South Sudan

The U.S. has issued an "ordered departure" for its embassy staff as deadly violence escalates in South Sudan's capital. It seems a disagreement at a checkpoint between rival soldiers led to a shootout on Thursday night in which five soldiers died. [Full Article...]

Sanders Throws His Weight Behind Rival Clinton

The Vermont senator announced his support of Clinton during a Tuesday morning speech with her in New Hampshire. "I intend to do everything I can to make sure she will be the next president of the United States". Trump quickly tweeted " Bernie Sanders , who has lost most of his leverage, has totally sold out to Crooked Hillary Clinton ". "I can't help but reflect on how much more enjoyable this ... [Full Article...]


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