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Corey Lewandowski: Melania Trump Speechwriter 'an Honorable Person'

She said Melania Trump had read passages from Michelle Obama's speech to the 2008 Democratic National Convention over the phone to her as examples. The profile says she trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in English. "I asked to put out this statement because I did not like seeing the way this was distracting from... [Full Article...]

UK's Johnson says past insults to world leaders taken out of context

UK's Johnson says past insults to world leaders taken out of context Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, meets with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at the Foreign Office in London, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. "Those to my mind are far more important than any obiter dicta that you may disinter (from) 30 years of journalism", Johnson said , referring to a term used in law to denote an incidental remark. [Full Article...]

Late-night Shows Take Aim at Taylor Swift-Kim K. Feud

Late-night Shows Take Aim at Taylor Swift-Kim K. Feud Why can't people use their voice for something that f***ing matters? Kim's late father Robert Kardashian was on O.J. Simpson's defense team when the athlete was tried for his ex-wife Nicole's murder in 1994. Let me refresh everyone on the Kanye West Taylor Swift fight! If you've been on the Internet this week, there's a good chance you've come across what seems like hundreds of stories discu... [Full Article...]

'Essential' Turkey respects rule of law, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation tells Erdogan

'Essential' Turkey respects rule of law, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation tells Erdogan Ozturk was one of 27 generals and admirals being interrogated by Turkish security forces on Monday, according to NBC. A total of 8,777 personnel were dismissed from their duties, including 30 governors, 52 civil inspectors, and 16 legal advisers, the interior ministry has said. [Full Article...]

Turkey bans academics from foreign travel - state broadcaster

Turkey's National Security Council is holding an emergency meeting today. It comes five days after an insurrection was launched by some military units before it was eventually quashed by loyalist protesters and security forces. Turkey's High Board of Education has banned all academics from travelling overseas until further notice, state-run broadcaster TRT reported on Wednesday (July 20), after ... [Full Article...]

RNC speakers focus on Clinton, change for America

He condemned Trump for proposing to ban Muslims from the USA, being slow to disavow support from a white supremacist, failing to quell violence at campaign rallies and attacking a federal judge for his Hispanic ethnicity. "Straight from the Declaration of Independence, that is the Republican ideal - and if we won't defend it, who will?" Ryan's schedule had been set earlier, aides said, but his abs... [Full Article...]

China admiral warns freedom of navigation patrols could end 'in disaster'

Last week, The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague ruled that there was no legal basis for China's claims to much of the sea, embodied in a "nine-dash line" that dates from 1940s maps and spreads to the other countries' coasts. [Full Article...]

Philippines to push for talks with China within bounds of SCS ruling

Philippines to push for talks with China within bounds of SCS ruling The commentaries on Tuesday and Wednesday reflect the ruling Communist Party's strict demands for social order. Others have taken to protesting outside KFC outlets in the country. The U.S. routinely exercises its right of freedom of navigation on the South China Sea , and conducts surveillance flights over Chinese military installations. [Full Article...]

Obama calls Turkey's Erdogan to offer support after failed coup attempt

Fethullah Gulen is a former political ally of the Turkish president who is accused of swaying members of the military to carry out the coup attempt from his Poconos compound. Fethullah Gulen, 75, who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania but has a network of supporters within Turkey, has condemned the coup attempt and denied any role in it. [Full Article...]

Police Want Leads On Baton Rouge Shooter's Actions And Motive

Louisiana State Police Superintendent Col. Michael D. Edmonson told CNN that Long - a former Marine from Kansas City, Missouri - was a skilled rifleman who moved strategically to ambush officers. This city MUST and WILL get better. Jackson leaves behind a wife and a four-month old son. In 2007, Jackson suffered an injury as a result of saving a toddler from a burning building, the Advocate ... [Full Article...]

Trump kids take the stage to pitch The Donald

CLEVELAND Similarities between the speech delivered by Donald Trump's wife, Melania, and remarks by first lady Michelle Obama in 2008 stole the spotlight at the Republican convention on Tuesday, a day Trump's campaign had hoped to devote to the USA economy. [Full Article...]

Links between Nice attacker and IS not yet established - minister

Links between Nice attacker and IS not yet established - minister Garbage collectors threw the refuse into the back of a garbage truck. Crowds gathered to observe a minute silence on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice , France. Numerous dead and 308 injured were children. French PM Manuel Valls, centre, was booed at the commemoration ceremony. The uncle said he learned about the Algerian recruiter from extended family members who live in Nice . [Full Article...]

Erdogan spokesman: Turkey preparing extradition request for US-based cleric

The prime minister's office fired 257 people and the religious affairs office 442, according to Anadolu . At least 6,000 military and civilian personnel have been arrested across Turkey after the failed coup and the crackdown is expected to be widened, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Sunday. [Full Article...]

7 people in custody in connection to France terror attack

7 people in custody in connection to France terror attack Ahead of the minute's silence, being held at the seafront where the attack happened, crowds jeered French Prime Minister Manuel Vall who had joined thousands in mourning. He said his nephew was "easy prey", as he had been experiencing family problems. But French authorities believe that something may have changed. Cazeneuve said that the father-of-three "seemed to have been radicalised very... [Full Article...]

Irish PM warns punitive Brexit terms could inflame anti-EU sentiment

Irish PM warns punitive Brexit terms could inflame anti-EU sentiment Taoiseach Enda Kenny has delivered his speech at this years MacGill Summer School. But that pales when compared to the position of his cabinet colleague, David Davis, the minister in charge of steering the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland included, out of the European Union. [Full Article...]

Turkish Intelligence Knew Military Coup Would Be Carried Out In Advance

NTV quoted him as saying: "I am not someone who has planned or directed the coup attempt ". They were all remanded in custody after a hearing that ended late Monday, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. Anadolu previously reported he was one of 70 generals and admirals who were detained. Over the weekend, Turkey responded to the coup attempt by rounding up some 6,000 people, inc... [Full Article...]

Writer says Donald Trump's son did not plagiarise in Cleveland address

Darren Waddles, an GOP delegate from Arkansas who's also a college student and about to begin work as a student-teacher, doesn't blame Mrs. Trump for the problems with the speech-he suspects a staffer probably lifted the lines. The candidate was to receive the blessing on stage of other senior Republicans, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The theme of Tuesday's convention was "Mak... [Full Article...]

VP pick Pence is man of honor, honesty

Then he pivoted to an attack on Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton , who he said was the epitome of corruption and blamed her for leading President Barack Obama down a "horrible" path in the Middle East. "We cannot have four more years apologizing to our enemies and abandoning our friends". The event did not feature any new "Trump-Pence" signs, instead displaying the standard "Tru... [Full Article...]

Trump Accused Of Copying Obama Tweet, But The Obama Tweet Was Fake

This week's four-day convention is Trump's highest-profile opportunity to convince voters that he's better suited for the presidency than Democrat Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump Jr ., his eldest son and an executive vice president at The Trump Organization, cited his father's business acumen and said his father approaches business projects the same way he has approached his campaign and life in gen... [Full Article...]

Microsoft admits Windows 10 adoption is a huge disappointment

Microsoft admits Windows 10 adoption is a huge disappointment The company has just been forced to pay more than £7,000 to a woman in the U.S. after she said her computer - which had run Windows 7 previously - was left unstable after Windows 10 automatically installed on her system. Despite Microsoft's vow there remains a future in its smartphone platform, Windows Phone is now as good as dead. The reason? The disappointing numbers of the mobile vers... [Full Article...]


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