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Kerry meets Southeast Asia ministers after Chinese win

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with his counterparts from South East Asia after they were unable to agree on a statement criticizing China

Bosworth Water Park death: Two people released on bail

A man and woman arrested after a five-year-old boy died at a water park have been released on bail, police say. BBC News – Home

Sir Philip Green blamed by MPs for BHS collapse

Sir Philip Green and others who “got rich” from BHS are blamed for the retailer’s collapse in what MPs called the “unacceptable face of capitalism”. BBC News – Home

US election: Email row claims Debbie Wasserman Schultz

US Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will resign as a row over leaked emails threatens efforts for party unity behind Hillary Clinton. BBC News – US &

Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign D.N.C. Post

Some prominent Democrats had called for the Democratic National Committee chairwoman to step down in the wake of emails revealing the party’s attempts to undermine Bernie Sanders’s presidential bid. NYT

Clinton’s convention to go straight at trust issue

Campaign officials want to go straight at Clinton’s biggest vulnerability: that many Americans say they just don’t trust her.           USATODAY – News Top Stories

Fast-spreading wildfire north of Los Angeles prompts evacuations

(Reuters) – Firefighters struggled on Sunday to contain a fast-spreading wildfire that has killed at least one person, destroyed 18 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the drought-stricken canyons

WADA report: Olympic rats do not ask questions

The ongoing doping scandal against Russia has been gathering pace thanks to the efforts of one man only, Grigory Rodchenkov, who used to chair the anti-doping laboratory in Sochi, to

7 things you should know about Tim Kaine

In choosing Tim Kaine as her running mate, Hillary Clinton has selected a no-frills politician widely seen as a “safe” choice. CNN.com – RSS Channel – US

G20 will use ‘all policy tools’ to lift growth as Brexit weighs

CHENGDU, China (Reuters) – The world’s biggest economies will work to support global growth and better share the benefits of trade, policymakers said on Sunday after a meeting dominated by

Indonesian Police Say DNA Confirms Most Wanted Terror Suspect Is Dead

The suspect, known as Santoso, was killed earlier in the week in a gun battle with Indonesian security forces. NYT > Asia Pacific

Dallas police job applications surge after fatal ambush attacks

DALLAS (Reuters) – The Dallas Police Department, which was struggling to recruit officers, has seen a surge in job applications after the ambush shooting this month that killed five officers

Photos: Chaos in Munich

A shooting spree was reported at a shopping mall in Munich, Germany, on Friday, July 22. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Europe

The Latest: World’s media awaits IOC verdict on Russia ban

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest from the IOC meeting on Russia's participation at the Rio Games (all times local): Yahoo News – Top Stories

Munich mall attack: Calls in Germany for tighter gun laws

Senior German politicians urge stricter controls on the sale of guns in response to Friday’s shooting attack in Munich, in which nine people were killed. BBC News – Europe

On Death Penalty Cases, Tim Kaine Revealed Inner Conflict

Hillary Clinton’s running mate fervently opposed capital punishment, but carried it out 11 times as governor of Virginia, while granting clemency only once. NYT > Home Page

Two attacks mark new violent chapter for Germany

Germany has not seen violence against civilians for decades. Until now.           USATODAY – News Top Stories

It’s more than just a swipe. Find out how your card works

According to a report by Network International, domestic card spends in UAE have increased by 12 per cent during the first quarter of 2016 compared to the same period last

Death toll from China’s Hebei storms climbs to 114

SHIJIAZHUANG, China, 24th July, 2016 (WAM) — Torrential rain and floods have left 114 people dead and 111 others missing in north China’s Hebei Province as of 6 p.m. local

IS attack on Afghan protest kills at least 61, wounds 207

At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators,…

Death toll from China’s Hebei storms climbs to 114

SHIJIAZHUANG, China, 24th July, 2016 (WAM) — Torrential rain and floods have left 114 people dead and 111 others missing in north China’s Hebei Province as of 6 p.m. local

IS attack on Afghan protest kills at least 61, wounds 207

At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators,…

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