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UK PM candidates vow to make EU immigration harder after Brexit UK PM candidates vow to make EU immigration harder after Brexit
- July 11, 2016

Andrea Leadsom and Theresa May are competing to succeed David Cameron as the Conservative Party leader and prime minister. The victor of the race to Downing Street will face the major task of negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union after 43 years following the June 23 national referendum which delivered a Brexit victory by a 52 percent-48 percent margin. (more...)
Japanese election: Abe set to win super majority
- July 11, 2016

According to the exit polls, Abe's Liberal Democratic party (LDP) was on course to win 57 to 59 seats of the 121 seats that were contested. Komeito significantly increased its count by 14 seats from the previous nine. "I have two more years to my term (as LDP president) and this is a goal of the LDP, so I want to address it in a calm manner". "Abenomics won recognition" in the poll, said Sadakazu Tanigaki, secretary-general of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, in a television appearance. (more...)
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Banter 'Frozen' Style Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Banter 'Frozen' Style
- July 11, 2016

Regardless, the recent fundraising is a marked improvement from May, when Trump's campaign raised a little over $3 million from donors and the RNC pulled in about $11 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings. "Connecting the Star of David to money and politicians is meant to invoke anti-Semitic stereotypes". Gingrich said Trump would continue to attack the media. (more...)
Karachi: Thousands attend Abdul Sattar Edhi's last rites amid tight security
- July 11, 2016

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has also expressed his profound grief on the sad demise of Abdul Sattar Eidhi and announced a three-day mourning in the province. In the video Edhi describes, among other things, his organisation's unique jhoola (cradle) project through which cradles are built outside Edhi centres for any unwanted infants to be deposited, with the promise of being looked after with "no questions asked". (more...)
NWSL match on small field draws criticism NWSL match on small field draws criticism
- July 11, 2016

Seattle took the lead on a goal by Naho Kawasami in the 22nd minute but Erceg redirected a throw-in by Jessica McDonald with a header to tie the game in the 38th minute. The Flash won the match 3-2 with the winning goal scored from a long throw. NWSL commissioner Jeff Blush regretted the decision to use the tiny pitch, releasing a statement to players and fans. (more...)
Nigel Farage Steps Down As Head of UKIP Following Successful Brexit Vote Nigel Farage Steps Down As Head of UKIP Following Successful Brexit Vote
- July 11, 2016

A spokesperson for Plymouth's UKIP committee added, "Nigel was an inspirational leader for UKIP, and will be sadly missed, but we are certainly not a one man band as some misguided people seem to think". The most recent time was in May a year ago, when he failed to win a seat in the British general election. Mr Farage says he intends to stay on as a member of the European Parliament as Britain triggers the process to exit the EU. (more...)
Two Strong Earthquakes Rattle Ecuador
- July 11, 2016

The USGS revised slightly downward its initial estimate of the strength of both quakes. In April, Ecuador was hit by a 7.8-magnitude quake that killed hundreds of people, injuring over 12,000 and causing serious damage along the country's Pacific coast. (more...)
Cleveland police tightening Republican convention security plans
- July 11, 2016

Ted Cruz's presidential campaign in New Jersey. A rally in Chicago was cancelled when hundreds of protesters arrived and clashed with Trump supporters. "I was elected by people who pulled the lever with my name only because Trump's name was beside it". Typically delegates are apportioned based on a candidate's performance in individual states. (more...)
Restrictions Continue in Srinagar, Four Districts in Kashmir Restrictions Continue in Srinagar, Four Districts in Kashmir
- July 11, 2016

Around 90 government troops were also injured, he said. The administration also announced that all exams from school to university level had been postponed as well as the National Eligibility Test and interviews of the State Public Commission. (more...)
Biles, Douglas lead the US women's team headed to Rio Biles, Douglas lead the US women's team headed to Rio
- July 11, 2016

Madison Kocian finished in a four-way tie for the gold medal on the uneven bars at the World Championships in Glasgow last fall, but it may be Kocian's ability to perform an acceptable beam or floor routine in a pinch that got her a spot on the team ahead of Ashton Locklear, another ace on bars, who made the USA team as an alternate and would be a contender for an individual medal on that event in Rio if teams could take an additional athlete. (more...)
Egypt offers to help revive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
- July 11, 2016

Netanyahu vehemently rejected a French-sponsored Middle East peace initiative launched in June as an undesired intervention. Israel has allowed Egypt to deploy troops exceeding the numbers stipulated by the peace agreement and has carried out raids targeting militants active on Egyptian soil, according to local press reports. (more...)
Foreign Minister heads to Israel to tackle peace process
- July 11, 2016

The trip comes amid talk of reviving an Arab peace initiative with the Palestinians and with Israel's military having recently saluted "unprecedented" intelligence cooperation with Egypt to combat jihadists of the Islamic State group. The leaders will discuss Egypt's recommendations for making peace between Israel and the Palestinians, Haaretz reported. France organized a peace conference that met in June, though Netanyahu rejected the French initiative, and neither Israel nor the PA were ... (more...)
Japan elections: Shinzo Abe wins sweeping victory
- July 11, 2016

After acknowledging that the ruling coalition won the election and retained the majority in the upper house, Abe told a press briefing during the vote counting that the result showed that his decision on sales tax hike postponement was correct and vowed to promote economy in the future. (more...)
Australian PM Turnbull defies critics, cliffhanger vote count resumes
- July 11, 2016

Mr Kroger said the Coalition's two-party preferred vote had plunged from 56 per cent in September, when Mr Turnbull took over as leader, to 49 per cent by the time he called the election. This guy's like the David Cameron of the southern hemisphere". The count was progressing slowly on Tuesday and it is possible the result will not be known for several more days as large numbers of absentee and postal votes are processed. (more...)
Sanders on track to endorse Clinton on Tuesday, source says Sanders on track to endorse Clinton on Tuesday, source says
- July 11, 2016

According to CBS News , a close source to the Clinton campaign field operations and strategy confirmed that Bernie will endorse Hillary at a New Hampshire event on Tuesday! He has avoided endorsing Clinton, but appears to be closing in on backing her campaign. (more...)
Iraqi forces retake airbase south of Mosul Iraqi forces retake airbase south of Mosul
- July 11, 2016

Special forces and regular troops, under air cover from the US -led coalition, entered Qayyara airbase from the south and found fighters from the militant group appeared to have fled, said a senior army officer from the frontline. Freeing Qayyarah air base will give Iraqi forces - who are backed by United States air strikes - a strategic launch-pad to wage their offensive to finally liberate Mosul, considered to be ISIS's last stronghold in Iraq. (more...)
Spanish man dies after being gored in Alicante bull run
- July 11, 2016

FOUR people have been injured as more than 1,000 thrill seekers tested their agility and courage by racing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of Pamplona in the first run of this year's San Fermin festival. Participants run ahead Jose Escolar Gil's fighting bulls on the third day of the San Fermin bull run festival in Pamplona, northern Spain on July 9, 2016. (more...)
In nod to Sanders, Clinton offers new health care proposals
- July 11, 2016

It does not call for universal health care, which Sanders favors, but does require significantly increased spending for Medicare and community hospitals while offering Obamacare to illegal aliens. Trump returned to the Granite State a week and a half ago, for a town hall style event with supporters outside the shuttered Osram Sylvania plant in Manchester. (more...)
Bangladesh Cracks Down on Social Media After ISIS-Claimed Dhaka Attack
- July 11, 2016

A awful bomb explosion shook an area where a mass Eid prayer was being held in Bangladesh and 4 people were killed. Less than a week after the Islamic State carried out an unprecedented attack in the capital of Bangladesh, Islamic jihadists have struck a second time, attacking Bangladeshi police guarding the country's biggest festival marking the end of Ramadan . (more...)
Dhaka decides to ban Zakir Naik's Peace TV
- July 11, 2016

The Daily Star categorically denies this allegation and wants to say it did not report that any terrorist was inspired by Zakir Naik to kill innocent people. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of their march, Muhammad Aamir, 35, a supporter said in Srinagar: "He is a renowned Islamic scholar who has always condemned terrorism". (more...)
Protesters rally in Baton Rouge in response to recent police-involved shootings
- July 11, 2016

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and countless other leaders have said that the city needs to enter a time of healing, unite and start having some hard conversations about race. In that case, four officers would break through the police line from behind and seize the protester before bringing them behind police lines to complete the arrest. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda takes 'Hamilton' stage one last time
- July 11, 2016

Although Miranda is no longer in Hamilton , he did leave something behind for his cast to remember him by. Rose called it "a majestic moment in the history of theater" and historian Ron Chernow , who supplied the Hamilton biography that Miranda transformed into a musical, seemed still stunned by the course of events. (more...)
State delegates to GOP convention expect 'Dump Trump' bid to fizzle
- July 11, 2016

There's some people very concerned that it'd be a big boo-boo for Trump to go out and find an elected Republican - no matter who it is - to serve as his VP, because that's not who Trump is. The city of Cleveland agreed Wednesday to allow protests closer to the site of the Republican National Convention next month, approving rule changes that increase the amount of space demonstrators can occupy and extend the amount of time that demonstrations will be permitted. (more...)
Germany wary of Iran's nuclear, missile procurement efforts
- July 11, 2016

The company issued a statement to The Associated Press after the agreement was signed last month, saying it went ahead "under authorizations from the USA government following a determination that Iran had met its obligations under the nuclear accord reached last summer". (more...)
Egypt FM calls for 2-state solution on Israel visit
- July 11, 2016

In 1979, Egypt was the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel after years of conflict, and it remains an influential player in the region. There have been repeated warnings that Israeli settlement building and Palestinian attacks are eroding the possibility of a two-state solution, especially with peace efforts at a standstill since April 2014. (more...)

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