• New Trump Campaign Manager: We'll Sharpen Message But 'Let Him Be Him'
New Trump Campaign Manager: We'll Sharpen Message But 'Let Him Be Him'

I don't want to change. "I think it's symptomatic of who Donald Trump has been in his own corporation and elevating and promoting women ". "Trump has made a decision to double down on his most small, nasty and divisive instincts by turning his campaign over to someone who is best known for running a so-called news site [that traffics in] racist,...

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  • Orlando one of Trump campaign's first ad buys
Orlando one of Trump campaign's first ad buys

Further demonstrating questionable judgment, Conway was effusive about Steve Bannon, Breitbart executive, as the campaign's new CEO: "I'm extremely comfortable with Steve Bannon in the campaign", she said. Bannon is expected to provide the facts that will help Trump solidify a wavering Republican base. "I've known both of them for a long time"....

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  • (Olympics) Table tennis youngsters learn valuable lessons from Olympic debuts
(Olympics) Table tennis youngsters learn valuable lessons from Olympic debuts

The current world No.1 Ma Long headed the Chinese men's team with fellow Grand Slam victor and Rio's silver medalist Zhang Jike, and the world No. 3 Xu Xin. "We've done well so far, but the bronze medal match is really important", he said . South Korea lost the first singles, with Zhang Jike beating Jeoung Young-sik 3-2 (13-15, 13-11, 9-11, ...

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  • US says $400M to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners
US says $400M to Iran was contingent on release of prisoners

On Wednesday, the paper reported, citing unnamed U.S. officials and other sources briefed on the operation, that at a time of the suspected exchange the United States waited for a Swiss Air Force aircraft carrying the three freed USA citizens to take off from Tehran before allowing Iranian officials take the sum and depart home on a cargo plane f...

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  • Man who allegedly killed neighbor harassed them for years, family says
Man who allegedly killed neighbor harassed them for years, family says

The family of an Oklahoma man allegedly gunned down by his next-door neighbor is demanding to know why the suspect had been released from jail before the shooting-where he had been awaiting trial in a brutal hit-and-run that almost killed the victim's mother, the Washington Post reports .

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  • Iran acknowledges Russia using its air base to strike Syria
Iran acknowledges Russia using its air base to strike Syria

Shahid Nojeh Air Base is some 50 kilometers (31 miles) north of Hamedan. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said earlier any U.S. dismay over Moscow's military co-operation with Iran should not distract from efforts to realize the U.S.

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  • United Nations launches probe of South Sudan violence
United Nations launches probe of South Sudan violence

Due to the gravity of these incidents, related allegations and the preliminary findings by UNMISS, the Secretary-General has chose to launch an independent special investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding these incidents and to evaluate the Mission's overall response.

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  • Obama keeps unusually late hours on Vineyard vacation
Obama keeps unusually late hours on Vineyard vacation

As expected, Obama also had praise for Clinton, who served as his secretary of state after losing to him in the 2008 Democratic primary, saying he's seen her in "really tough pressure situations". The hosts of the fundraiser were Hank Goldberg and Carol Brown Goldberg, who contributed $33,400. The president is scheduled to return to the White Hou...

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  • Turkey police raid firms with alleged links to Gulen
Turkey police raid firms with alleged links to Gulen

The also follow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's suggestion that Turkey could bring back capital punishment to punish plotters. "But, my valuable citizens, we won't act in the spirit of vengeance", Yildirim said during his weekly address to his ruling party's legislators.

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  • Ellen DeGeneres says Usain Bolt tweet was 'furthest thing' from racism
Ellen DeGeneres says Usain Bolt tweet was 'furthest thing' from racism

Degeneres also posted another tweet about Bolt, featuring a video of Bolt's visit on her show. Which attracted lots of criticism as to her being a racist. DeGeneres' popular Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts often feature amusing images that have been altered to include her. "Here's something you don't see very often", @TheEllenShow twe...

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  • Congress to get Clinton's Federal Bureau of Investigation interview notes
Congress to get Clinton's Federal Bureau of Investigation interview notes

That material includes an investigative summary from the FBI's probe of Clinton; reports known as "302s" containing interviews with the Democratic presidential nominee and others; and classified emails found on her private server. The FBI will turn over the notes to Congress in the next few days, possibly as early as Monday, an official told CBS ....

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  • Almanac Warns Of 'Numbing Cold' Winter And Snow Ahead For Midwest
Almanac Warns Of 'Numbing Cold' Winter And Snow Ahead For Midwest

While August and September will remain hot and bring tropical storm threats and scattered thunderstorms, as fall comes around, temperatures will be cooler. The coldest periods will be in early to mid-January to mid- to late February, the almanac said. As we move into the last month of summer, winter is already on many people's mind.

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  • Manhunt After 'Axe And Gun Attack' In Cologne
Manhunt After 'Axe And Gun Attack' In Cologne

As reported by the Express , Cathrine Maus, spokeswoman for the Cologne police , said that officers found broken glass and a substance that looked like blood at the scene of the attack. Residents described "heavy" gunfire in Flandrischenstrasse near to the centre of the city which became the focus of anti-refugee sentiment following the mass sexu...

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  • Reward offered in NYC imam murder
Reward offered in NYC imam murder

The shooter reportedly hit a cyclist with his vehicle during a hurried escape, who took his license plate number down and notified the police. Imam Maulama Akonjee, 55, and Thara Uddin , 65, were walking up Liberty Avenue in Ozone Park at around 1:50 Saturday afternoon when the killer walked up behind the two men and shot both in the head at c...

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  • South African Woman Gets 10 Years For Baby Kidnap
South African Woman Gets 10 Years For Baby Kidnap

After DNA tests done by the police revealed that Zephany and the other student were actually sisters, the woman who raised Zephany was arrested on kidnapping charges. On Monday, he said: "You said you had bought the child - you are the first to do so in the world". Celeste Nurse, Zephany's mother, said she was not angry at the kidnapper and wante...

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  • Court rejects Muslims' demand to lift burkini swimwear ban in Cannes
Court rejects Muslims' demand to lift burkini swimwear ban in Cannes

A French judge rejected on Saturday a demand by a French Muslim group to overturn a ban on burkinis - the full-body, head-covering swimwear worn by Muslim women in public. The move comes after a plan for a "burkini day" at a water park in France was deemed a "threat to public order" by local Mayor Michel Amiel. The association Smile 13 organise...

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  • 2 wildfires in California send residents fleeing from homes
2 wildfires in California send residents fleeing from homes

The houses of about 3,000 people in a subdivision also are threatened. As one group of Ventura County firefighters headed home from fighting a wildfire in Monterey County on Saturday, another group was preparing to battle a blaze in San Luis Obispo County.

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  • Smith: 'Futile' to serve in Corbyn shadow cabinet
Smith: 'Futile' to serve in Corbyn shadow cabinet

It talked about things in a certain way that people would say, 'Hold on, isn't that exactly what Owen Smith was saying at the same time?' "As I understand 26,000 of their members voted for me and I think it's a real shot in the arm for my campaign and it shows a lot of working people in this country wants us to be credible".

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  • Pentagon: ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed
Pentagon: ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed

In May, a USA drone killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a strike in Pakistan. The Taliban, who have themselves often been accused of savagery during their 15-year insurgency, have publicly sought to appear as a bulwark against IS's reign of brutality and as a legitimate group waging an Islamic war.

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  • Libya's GNA forces retake Sirte University from Daesh
Libya's GNA forces retake Sirte University from Daesh

A period of cautious relative calm was been reported in Libya's northern city of Sirte yesterday following fierce battles between forces loyal to the government of National Accord and Daesh. Libyan forces battling to retake the town of Sirte from Islamic State insurgents said on Wednesday that they had made significant gains. And US Special Ope...

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