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Author: 0 Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in Florida

Paul Brace, a political scientist at Rice University in Houston, said Clinton's choice of Kaine, in the short run, "may disappoint the Bernie supporters who want a more progressive VP". Kaine spoke for about 10 minutes amid a hot and humid evening before his wife coaxed him to finish up, telling the crowd, "I've got to get him to bed".

Author: 0 Why the Pokemon-McDonald's deal in Japan could be big

It's kind of interesting because the world is apparently set up so you go to areas you think you'd find certain Pokemon , such as near a body of water for a water based Pokemon , and wander around looking for something to pop up to catch.

World Media Some Missouri GOP delegates praise Trump's pick of Pence
Author: 0 Some Missouri GOP delegates praise Trump's pick of Pence

Although at this point, we have no idea who we'll actually be seeing in Cleveland. "We don't want to see her come back for essentially a third Obama term, with all the problems she's got". That said, a high percentage of Republicans will need to support Trump for him to be successful, Anderson said. "At least in Texas, we're still bound according to our primary vote under our party rules".

Author: 0 Turkey: Decree makes it easier to hold suspects

In wake of the coup attempt, Turkey temporarily closed the airspace of the Incirlike Air Base, from which the US -led coalition launches airstrikes against IS militants. Gulen, who denies any involvement in the coup, has lived in self-imposed exile in the USA since 1999 but has an extensive network of followers in Turkey and elsewhere.

Author: 0 Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

De Moraes said the suspects are all Brazilian nationals, and that one minor was mentioned in the conversations. While the group did not have direct contact with IS, some members had made "pro forma" declarations of allegiance to the militant Islamist group via social media, the minister said.

World Media Trump's lock on the GOP nomination is suddenly more secure
Author: 0 Trump's lock on the GOP nomination is suddenly more secure

The presumption was that Trump, who captured well over the 1,237 delegates needed, would fall short and the convention would move to additional ballots where another candidate would win. "They're certainly coming together", said Paul Simpson, Chairman of Harris County Republican Party. After attending the in-person meeting between Trump and about 200 fellow House Republicans last week, Sanford told McClatchy he remained one of the lawmakers who still had questions "based on tone and ...

Author: 0 Turkish lawmakers set to give Erdogan sweeping new powers

US Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump has praised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his handling of last week's failed coup . Erdogan also said the government's sweep was ongoing, and that foreign countries could have had a hand in the incident. Waving Turkish flags, the crowd walked across the bridge linking the European and Asian sides of the city, some defiantly chanting, "Our martyrs are immortal, our nation can not be divided!" "This measure is in no way ...

World Media Did Trump's kids save the convention?
Author: 0 Did Trump's kids save the convention?

Trump often gushes about Ivanka , her intelligence and business acumen, and her siblings acknowledge that she is the apple of her father's eye. Grabbing away one of Hillary Clinton's favorite talking points, she pledged: 'He will fight for equal pay for equal work'.

Author: 0 Labour face court challenge over Corbyn leadership ballot

Regardless of the ruling made by the NEC, a legal challenge is possible - as the party's rulebook is unclear on what Mr Corbyn's position should be. 24. Mr Smith will need the support of 51 MPs or MEPs to be eligible to take on the current leader, as well Angela Eagle, who hopes to become the party's first LGBT leader.

Author: 0 Shots fired at shopping center in Munich

Merkel told reporters in Berlin that the train attack on Monday night and Friday night's deadly rampage in Munich had involved "places where any of us could have been" and have left Germans wondering "where is safe?". Local residents described the scene as the shooting unfolded. Then we helped to wash her. Another video appeared to show the gunman on a vehicle park roof in a heated exchange with a man on a nearby balcony.

Author: 0 Scarborough: 'Ted Cruz Should Have Stayed Home Last Night'

At a final breakfast Thursday for the Florida delegation at the Republican National Convention, some speakers clearly denounced Cruz for not offering his full-throated support to Trump, a real-estate developer who upset the party establishment by claiming the nomination.

Author: 0 Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

According to the Institute for Women's Policy Research, in 2015, women who worked full-time workers made only 79 cents for every dollar earned by men. Recalling an incident from her childhood, Ivanka narrated how her father "ripped out newspaper clippings of people in need and reaching out to help".

Author: 0 Missing IAF plane: Parrikar likely to visit Chennai tomorrow

In context of the rescue and search operation Singh said "We have a very effective search and rescue operators available with air force and with the navy and the coast guards". India bought 125 AN-32 aircraft in 1984. Retired Air Marshal Anil Chopra said searching for an aircraft in an ocean was complex and that knowledge of the last known position of the plane would be critical for any breakthrough.

World Media ACC, ESPN extend deal to 2036 that includes new ACC Network
Author: 0 ACC, ESPN extend deal to 2036 that includes new ACC Network

In other words, Raycom's farewell tour is officially underway. This year, we've scheduled three (the latter of those listed previously). ACC Commissioner John Swofford and ESPN President John Skipper announced it this week at the conference's annual Football Kickoff media event in Charlotte , N.C.

Author: 0 Water tanker arrives in Hugo after THC found in water

Sheriff's Captain Michael Yowell says only field tests have been conducted on the water, but more extensive testing is underway. The announcement comes after a local company was testing its own water and got a positive result. Distribution of water began in the town on Friday morning, with residents being told they could have four bottles. One of the five wells that supply the 720 people with water showed signs of tampering and has been closed temporarily, but officials said testing has ...

World Media Western Wyoming fire closes route to Jackson Hole
Author: 0 Western Wyoming fire closes route to Jackson Hole

Check back for updates and the full story on this developing situation. A wildfire threatening homes just south of Alaska's largest city was likely caused by people, fire officials said. Fire incident commander Tom Kurth told reporters the fire had come within a mile of two separate Anchorage subdivisions on either side. Residents in the area of MacKenzie Highland Ranch to Lava Creek Ranch have been evacuated.

Author: 0 Ombudsman probing another possible plunder case vs. ex-President Arroyo

Arroyo's plunder case stemmed from the accusation that she conspired to (mis) use PHP365 million from the intelligence funds of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) from 2008-2010. Aside from life imprisonment, the law also imposes stiff prison terms on violators including a maximum 40 years in jail if the crime involves "violence, intimidation and force", said Poe who landed third in the presidential race won by Duterte in the May 9 elections.

World Media More Athletes Fail Olympic Doping Retests
Author: 0 More Athletes Fail Olympic Doping Retests

The IOC said it was informing the national Olympic committees and worldwide sports federations affected by the latest positives, clearing the way for disciplinary proceedings to begin against the athletes. The CAS ruling came after an independent WADA report this week said Russian Federation ran a "state-dictated failsafe system" of drug cheating in 30 sports at the 2014 Sochi Games and other major events.

Author: 0 How plagiarism flap hurts Trump

Writing! She always wanted to write and now in her mid '30s she made the decision to become a writer. "In fairness, folks I respect had [a positive] reaction to Don Jr., responding to his powerful speech as meaningful validation of his dad", he wrote on Twitter .

Author: 0 Kejriwal meets Gujarat Dalit victims

Emphasizing that the 17 arrests made in this case were only to "show" that some action was being taken, Kejriwal added it can be seen in Gujarat that whenever any incident against the Dalits take place no charge sheet is ever filed. "I met those, who tried to commit suicide and they said that they are hopeless so they did this". After Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's visit on Thursday, it was Kejriwal's turn as the issue gifted the anti-BJP forces an opportunity to unite launch a fresh ...

Author: 0 GOP convention: Delegates boo Cruz; Pence tries to unite

Jeff Roe , Cruz's former campaign manager, took to the airwaves to hit New Jersey's governor after Christie spent lthe morning and last night trashing Cruz after the Texas lawmaker failed to endorse GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Artist Builds Mini Border Around Trump's Hollywood Star

At a time when Trump has been officially elected as the Republican Party's presidential nominee (*screams*) it seems like the artist has attempted to rain on his parade. According to the bio on his website , he's a British artist who's lived in the United States for nearly a decade. Plastic Jesus is not about revolution, he is not an anarchist but would like to see some changes around the place.

World Media Hong Kong teen protest leader guilty of unlawful assembly
Author: 0 Hong Kong teen protest leader guilty of unlawful assembly

Alex Chow (周永康) was found guilty of unlawful assembly and Nathan Law (羅冠聰) was found guilty of inciting others to join the protests. He was cleared of a second charge of incitement. The police's handling of this initial protest and the arrests of the student leaders at that time was a crucial factor in tens of thousands of pro-democracy supporters taking to the streets in the days immediately afterwards.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn leadership row may end up in court

The secret NEC vote went 18-14 in Corbyn's favour. The NEC's decision will come as a major blow for the majority of Labour MPs. Labour is to face a High Court challenge over its decision to give Jeremy Corbyn an automatic place on the leadership ballot.

World Media South Sudan's president asks vice president to return to capital
Author: 0 South Sudan's president asks vice president to return to capital

Although a cease-fire is now in effect in Juba , Father Moschetti said the threat of violence continues to loom large over the people and the church, which includes 350 local and worldwide missionaries. Speaking to journalists Thursday, Government Spokesman Eric Kiraithe stated that many Kenyans who go to South Sudan mostly do so for business purposes and that it is their responsibility to exercise precaution and have contingency money in case anything happens while they are in the troubled ...

Author: 0 Brexit minister: Some EU migrants may have to leave UK

Liam Fox, the new worldwide trade secretary, said he was already "scoping about a dozen free trade deals". Members of the Scottish Parliament's European and External Relations Committee are in Brussels today to meet with EU and European Free Trade Association ambassadors and organisations.

Author: 0 Child beheading in Syria triggers backlash against rebels

As if to punctuate a recent report by Amnesty International detailing the human rights violations committed by several U.S. backed rebel factions in Syria, the Nour al-Din al-Zinki Movement, one of the USA supported factions, has been caught on film beheading a young Palestinian boy .

Author: 0 Melania Trump's speechwriter offers resignation in plagiarism incident

He said he had gotten to know Trump and knew he cared about helping Americans. But sporadic boos could be heard as some states attempted to award delegates to Trump's Republican primary competitors. She is a former ballet dancer who now works with the Trumps and helped Donald Trump with his book, "Think Like a Billionaire". On the convention floor, Rep.

Author: 0 India court warns Rahul Gandhi could face defamation trial

While none of the MPs specifically demanded that KPCC president V M Sudheeran should be replaced, sources said their demand for a reconstitution meant removal of the present president. "Atrocities against Dalits are a social evil", he said. Congress MPs trooped into the well of the House during zero hour and accused the BJP and the RSS of working for "Dalit-mukt Bharat".

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton claps back after Chris Christie 'indicts' her during RNC

No more "presumptive"; this is now the guy. The delegates responded with a resounding: "Guilty!" The art of the coronation has taken something of a beating at the Republican National Convention. "In writing her lovely speech, Melania's team of writers took notes on her life's inspirations, and in some instances included fragments that reflected her own thinking", Jason Miller, Trump's senior communications advisor, said in a statement.

Author: 0 India lifts ban on printing Kashmir newspapers amid unrest

Publications, including Greater Kashmir, Rising Kashmir, Daily Kashmir Images, Kashmir Observer and Kashmir Reader, have been affected. The government's volte-face has angered the editors. A strict curfew was in effect in troubled areas for the ninth straight day July 17, with hundreds of thousands of people trying to cope with shortages of food and other necessities.

World Media Turkish central bank cuts a key rate after attempted coup
Author: 0 Turkish central bank cuts a key rate after attempted coup

Among those arrested include former air force commander Gen. Germany and the European Union also said any move by Turkey to reinstate the death penalty for the coup plotters would derail Ankara's long-stalled membership bid. "Because those were not legal demands, the USA government did not pay attention, did not take them seriously", Gulen said. The state-run Anadolu news agency reports that Turkey's ministry of education has sacked 15,200 personnel for alleged involvement with a group ...

World Media Turkish F-16s patrol skies days after failed coup
Author: 0 Turkish F-16s patrol skies days after failed coup

Thirty Turkish governors and more than 50 high-ranking civil servants have been removed from their posts, broadcaster CNN Turk reported on Monday. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has said 232 individuals were killed during the failed coup attempt.

Author: 0 Stephen Colbert sneaks on Republican National Convention stage and mocks Donald Trump

From 11:30 12:45 a.m. ET, the live " Late Show " averaged a 2.1 rating in the 56 overnight metered markets, up 24 percent from the same night last week. "Sorry, I blacked out there for a moment". "So it is my honor to hereby launch and begin the 2016 Republican National hungry for power games! ". A man who appears to be security then confronts Colbert , who says: "I know I'm not supposed to be up here, but let's be honest, neither is Donald Trump" before being led off stage.