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Islamic State group claims Nice attacker as a 'soldier'

The attacker who killed at least 84 people, including 10 children and teens, by driving a truck into a crowd of spectators that had gathered to watch Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, France , told police he was delivering ice cream to the crowded embankment. [Full Article...]

Ceasefire declared after fierce fighting in Juba

The UN Secretary-General called on the Security Council to implement an immediate arms embargo on the country and called for additional sanctions against South Sudanese leaders blocking implementation of the peace agreement signed past year. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Won't Get to 1 Billion Windows 10 Device Goal in 2018

Microsoft Won't Get to 1 Billion Windows 10 Device Goal in 2018 The device will be powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 (MSM8952) processor, which is clocked at 1.5 GHz. Windows 10 Enterprise E3 will be made available through Microsoft cloud solution providers. This is really describing web browser playback. Microsoft wants to cut down on support costs. "It just irritated me", said the Cupertino resident who retired from NASA after a long ca... [Full Article...]

Is new British PM Theresa May good for Poland?

New British Treasury chief Hammond tried to sound a reassuring note Thursday, pledging that he would not introduce an emergency national budget - even though there are question marks hanging over the economy following the country's decision to leave the EU. [Full Article...]

Outrage as Boris Johnson steps onto world stage

European president Jean-Claude Juncker was among the first to write to the new PM to congratulate her and press her to start Brexit negotiations urgently. "I took the view that if it's a question of somebody who's doing a B&B in their own home", he said in the recording, "that individual should have the right to decide who does and who doesn't come into their own home". [Full Article...]

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

Mr Blenkinsop said Mr McDonnell should not have been using the language he did to talk about colleagues. During Mr Corbyn's campaign to become leader in September, his spokesperson told the Guardian he would not seek to introduce mandatory reselection measures if he were to be elected. [Full Article...]

Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan reasserts control

Gen. Umit Dundar , a newly appointed acting military chief, told the Associated Press that at least 194 people died in clashes; 41 police officers, two soldiers, 47 civilians and 104 people described as " coup plotters". And after reports that the coup has been crushed by the government, Zarif tweeted , "Turkish people's courageous defense of democracy & their elected government proves that ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom has no negotiators for European Union talks, Oliver Letwin says

It is sad to see Mr Cameron depart the way he did, but I think he did the honourable thing having regard to his strong and passionate advocacy for Britain to remain in the EU. The palace confirmed in a brief, formal statement that "the Right Honorable David Cameron MP had an Audience of The Queen this evening and tendered his resignation as Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury, which ... [Full Article...]

US flags at half-staff after Nice truck attack

US flags at half-staff after Nice truck attack Sebastien, a neighbor who spoke on condition that his full name was not used, said Bouhlel did not seem overtly religious, often dressed in shorts and sometimes wore work boots. A man on a motorcycle tried to stop the attack in Nice, France , witnesses said. With many still searching for news of their loved ones after the attack, a Facebook site called "SOS Nice" attracted posts Friday from peo... [Full Article...]

Edhi a Pakistani saint

Edhi a Pakistani saint He was laid to rest at the Edhi Village on Saturday after a state funeral attended by thousands of people. Abdul Sattar Edhi was born in 1928, in India. Edhi established a welfare foundation nearly six decades ago that he oversaw with his wife, Bilquis Edhi. Recalling her association with Edhi, she said that during her stay in Pakistan, Edhi had provided a separate room to her for accommodatio... [Full Article...]

Hezbollah Condemned Terror Attack in France's Nice

Of the 84 people dead, officials have confirmed that two were Americans and ten were children . She went downstairs and crossed the street, where "there were many , many bodies and we knew they were dead because they were covered with sheets". [Full Article...]

France to Intensify Strikes on Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

France to Intensify Strikes on Terrorists in Syria, Iraq Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve was also guarded on the issue and when asked if he was in a position to draw a link between radical Islam and the incident, he said "no", according to Sky News . France has not indicated whether the attack stemmed from a sympathizer taking direction from ISIS or an ISIS member sent to attack. The app did not send its first notification until 0134 am local ... [Full Article...]

The Next British Prime Minister Will Be a Woman

The Next British Prime Minister Will Be a Woman Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom are to battle it out for the job of Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party, as Michael Gove is knocked out of the Tory leadership race . Sketch: Who is Andrea Leadsom? Leadsom, who began the contest as an outsider but has grown into a serious contender, received 84 votes. Mrs Leadsom (53) is more junior in the Conservative pecking order but became th... [Full Article...]

French police arrest three in Nice raid after truck attack

French police arrest three in Nice raid after truck attack Authorities are still trying to find out whether the French-Tunisian acted alone or with accomplices, and whether his motives were connected to radical Islam. Relatives and neighbours in Lahouaiej-Bouhlel's home town of Msaken outside the coast city of Sousse told Reuters he was sporty and had shown no sign of being radicalised, including when he last returned for the wedding of a sister four year... [Full Article...]

84 killed in France 'terrorist' truck attack

The gun-toting driver ploughed the 19-tonne truck at high speed two kilometres through a crowd that had been enjoying a fireworks display on France's July 14 national holiday. From the lone wolf attack in Orlando to this latest incident, Europe and the USA have been engulfed by waves of violence carried out by Islamic State sympathisers at a time when there is a populist backlash against imm... [Full Article...]

Sanders supporters grapple with Clinton endorsement

Sanders supporters grapple with Clinton endorsement Donald Trump is going after Bernie Sanders for his expected endorsement of former Democratic primary rival Hillary Clinton . Here at home, Sanders supporters are feeling a different kind of "Bern" than the one they felt when the senator visited the Sacramento Valley. [Full Article...]

French Security Chiefs Meet in Paris, Nice Boulevard Reopens

French Security Chiefs Meet in Paris, Nice Boulevard Reopens Mr Key said he had conveyed his condolences to the president and prime minister of France following the attack and reiterated his position at earlier talks that New Zealand stood shoulder-to-shoulder with France in combating violent extremism. [Full Article...]

Nice truck attacker was from Tunisian town of Msaken: Tunisian security sources

Nice truck attacker was from Tunisian town of Msaken: Tunisian security sources President Francois Hollande has declared the attack was of "an undeniable terrorist nature". Please Wait while comments are loading. French news agencies said the man had not been known to intelligence agencies, but had a record for petty crime. [Full Article...]

Trump chooses Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as vice presidential running mate

In becoming Trump's running mate, Pence beat out two higher profile names both considered pro-Israel as well - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Patrick Pfingsten, agricultural lobbyist with the Corydon Group, said Pence brings an understanding of ag issues to the campaign that has been lacking, "There is no one who has less credibility on ag issues than a bi... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson appointed new United Kingdom foreign secretary

Boris Johnson appointed new United Kingdom foreign secretary British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday filled out her Cabinet posts, assembling a government that sweeps away many of her predecessor's supporters and places strongly anti-EU figures in key global roles. "He is up against it to defend his country and also so that the relationship with Europe is clear". Her move — bravery or folly, time will tell — means the publicity-dependent Johnson wi... [Full Article...]


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