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Project X, Black Lives Matter protests set for today in Syracuse

The aim is also to highlight growing concerns in Syracuse regarding police and citizen conduct, community relations and social justice issues, she said. "The movement has always been rooted in a call to end violence". "This isn't about us African Americans; it's about everyone", said organizer Samantha Robinson. [Full Article...]

Turkey to replace 20000 teachers after coup attempt

Turkey to replace 20000 teachers after coup attempt Also detained in the sweep was Halis Hanci, an alleged senior aide to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen - the reclusive spiritual leader whom Turkey accuses of having orchestrated the plot to overthrow Erdogan. A supporter of the Republican People's Party, or CHP, waves a Turkish flag bearing a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, during a "Republic and Democracy Rally" a... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders makes classy move at DNC in support of Hillary Clinton

Sanders then rose to his feet, took the delegation microphone and moved that the vote be made unanimous. It's a job normally reserved for high-level public officials or others looking to climb the political ladder. After the Vermont delegation announced its delegate votes, Sanders rose to speak. The Sanders and Clinton campaigns worked overtime to try to ease tension inside the convention ha... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Makes History As First Woman To Be Nominated For President

Earlier, delegates from South Dakota had given Mrs Clinton 15 votes, ensuring that she had more than the 2,383 votes needed to win the nomination during a state-by-state roll call at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia . Rather, Bill Clinton focused almost exclusively on his wife's achievements and how she'd influenced him. A Clinton campaign official said Tuesday's convention ... [Full Article...]

Wasserman Schultz to Step Down as Democratic National Committee Chair

Wasserman Schultz to Step Down as Democratic National Committee Chair Some reports suggest Ms Wasserman Schultz will play a limited role at the Philadelphia convention in an attempt to placate the Sanders' campaign. Matthew Besser of South Euclid said delegation members haven't been talking about the emails that much, but "they're very excited that our congresswoman is the new chair of the convention". [Full Article...]

Corbyn: Brexit vote must be respected

Corbyn: Brexit vote must be respected But in an indication of the scale of division within the Labour ranks, a total of 162 of the party's MPs - some 70% of its representation in the Commons - nominated Mr Smith for the leadership, along with half of Labour's MEPs. You can make any number of ritual condemnations as you like but you have got to be judged by your actions not just words. Eagle triggered the contest last week by challen... [Full Article...]

Ted Cruz and the Trump Takeover

Ted Cruz and the Trump Takeover The candidates could have together expressed regret about attacks on family members, and Trump could have added that he does not belief Rafael Cruz was in any way connected with the assassination of JFK. They got OJ, they got Edwards. And the report quoted New York Rep. Peter King saying, "Tonight, America saw the real Ted Cruz". "I'm saying just to clear this up", Trump said in another inst... [Full Article...]

Roger Ailes Resigns as Fox News CEO

So, even though we reported earlier this week that Fox News had fired CEO Roger Ailes after multiple women at the network accused him of sexual harassment, it turns out there are a couple more wrinkles to this story. "I think that's changing a little bit". The former chairman and CEO will walk away with a healthy severance package following his resignation on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Clinton wins historic nomination - with a boost from Sanders

Supporters of Hillary Clinton , who locked up the party's nomination during the roll call vote Tuesday, said during the primaries that so-called "Bernie Bros" were attacking Clinton backers with sexist online rants. "So it is with a full heart that I'm here today to nominate Hillary Clinton to be the first woman president", Mikulski said. The two frequently talk multiple times a day, say aide... [Full Article...]

4 things added to the Democratic platform because of Bernie Sanders

The former first lady, NY senator and secretary of State was lauded throughout the evening by a litany of prominent and lesser known backers whose lives she has influenced during her decades of public service, culminating in the 10th consecutive Democratic National Convention speech by her husband, former president Bill Clinton. [Full Article...]

Man who slit throat of French priest identified as radicalised extremist

The killing Tuesday inside the church, in the small northwestern town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, "is obviously a drama for the Catholic community, for the Christian community", Brandet told reporters. He was released and fitted with an electronic bracelet that allowed him to leave his house on weekdays between 8:00am and 12:30pm, Mr Molins said. "They recorded it. [Full Article...]

Rajnath appeals for Kashmir peace, for dialogue on normalcy

Rajnath appeals for Kashmir peace, for dialogue on normalcy Two policemen have also been killed in mob violence. "The (Union) Home Minister has said in the Lok Sabha that an expert committee will be framed to find substitutes to pellet guns". "The coalition of BJP and PDP was formed for peace and development of the state and we would ensure that there is peace and development", he said. He also met senior government officials and security agencies. [Full Article...]

Turkey's President Erdogan orders closure of over 1000 schools linked to Gülen

Turkey's President Erdogan orders closure of over 1000 schools linked to Gülen Furthermore, Turkish demands for Mr Gulen to be extradited from the U.S. to Turkey, which the Americans have dismissed (rightly so as there is no evidence to show that the cleric was behind the coup) could further strain relations between Ankara and Washington. [Full Article...]

Germany stresses defence of Baltics after Trump comments

Germany stresses defence of Baltics after Trump comments Previously, Trump has revealed that he would redefine the meaning of partnering with the United States, cancel long-standing treaties which he considers to be unfavorable, and force allies to bear more of the defense costs that have been borne for decades by the United States'. [Full Article...]

Mass killings rare in Japan, but have happened before

Officials said Uematsu worked at the centre between December 2012 and February this year and left for "personal reasons". FILE - In this June 8, 2008 file photo, police investigators examine the crime scene of Tokyo's Akihabara electronics district after a man slammed a truck into a crowd of shoppers, jumped out and went on a stabbing spree, killing seven people. [Full Article...]

Where Shouldn't You Play Pokemon Go?

Smoketown Helicopters in Lancaster, Pennsylvania is now offering Pokemon Tours to help the players catch the digital creatures in the air. Among them: a memorial, a museum, and a place of solemn remembrance. Arlington, the burial ground for the nation's war dead, tweeted out a mournful demand: "We do rule out playing " Pokemon Go " to be suitable etiquette on the grounds of ANC". [Full Article...]

ISIL given 48 hours to leave Syria's Manbij

SNC president Anas al-Abdah warned the deaths of civilians as a result of strikes by the US-led coalition would be a "recruitment tool for terrorist organisations". If it is confirmed that 200 people were killed, it would be the deadliest strike by the USA -led coalition since it began its military campaign against IS in Syria nearly two years ago. [Full Article...]

Ex-employee kills 19 in care home attack

Ex-employee kills 19 in care home attack Uematsu, who was carrying a bag full of bloodied knives and blades when he arrived at the police station, lived half a km away from the facility, and now undergoing mental health checks, sources said . Members of a Japanese Doomsday cult killed 13 people and caused thousands of commuters to fall ill during that attack, which cause widespread fear in the country. [Full Article...]

Supercut: DNC Day 1 in 3 Minutes

Supercut: DNC Day 1 in 3 Minutes Clinton on LGBT issues and by far and a way the strongest candidate, in my mind, on these issues is Mr. Sanders", Tim Knox told Breitbart California Editor Joel B. After an opening night filled with protests and boos from supporters of her primary rival Sen. Cory Booker, a young black lawmaker and rising Democratic star, and Massachusetts Sen. [Full Article...]

Turkey to disband presidential guard regiment: Yildirim

Turkey to disband presidential guard regiment: Yildirim A presidential official quoted by Reuters said that Halis Hanci, described as Fethullah Gulen's right-hand man , had been "captured". President Tayyip Erdogan has ruled Turkey more than a decade; however, his administration was nearly halted on 15 July when a coup d'état took the streets of Turkey. [Full Article...]


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