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Pentagon says no US military support for Turkey coup

So far, tens of thousands of people - including police, judges and teachers - have been suspended or placed under investigation since the July 15-16 coup, which Turkey says was staged by a faction within the military loyal to the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen .

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Men's Gymnastics Team Literally Begging You to Objectify Them

The U.S. men led the competition through their subdivision, but was not a ideal day for them at Rio Olympic Arena on Saturday. " Russia , Japan , Great Britain , Brazil , Ukraine and Germany round out the eight teams vying for team medals".

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Family of Muslim teenager arrested over clock files lawsuit

In the incident last September, both police and MacArthur High School Principal Daniel Cummings interrogated Mohamed about the clock for over an hour and prohibited him from having his parents present. The lawsuit also cites a hate message that was left on the voicemail of an Irving Muslim civil rights organization as proof that anti-Muslim sentiments are pervasive in the Texas community.

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Young man killed while playing Pokemon at tourist attraction

Investigators don't have any witnesses despite the shooting taking place in public place with people still in the area. Pokémon Go is an augmented reality game that accesses a smartphone's Global Positioning System and camera to allow players to explore their surroundings in search of more than 100 Pokemon creatures.

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Japan's emperor suggests he would like to abdicate

He strongly implied so, though, by saying he is anxious that age may make it hard for him to carry out his duties, and noting that when past emperors became seriously ill, it brought society to a standstill and imposed a heavy strain on others in the Imperial family.

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NBC Is Not Showing The Opening Olympic Ceremony: Find Out Why

NBC, in another perplexing move, has also claimed that the Olympic television audience is mostly comprised of women who do not care who wins or loses each event. It is going to take place on Friday, August 5, 2016, which will start at 7 p.m. On the NBC live-streaming service, about 115 million people tuned in-that's nearly six times as many viewers as those who used the old-fashioned cable route.

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Emperor Akihito shocks Japan with abdication hint

Other conservatives worry devoting political energy to discussing abdication could sidetrack Abe's push to revise the USA -drafted pacifist constitution, which many conservatives see as a symbol of Japan's humiliating defeat in World War Two.

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GST will make consumer the 'king', says PM

Rajya Sabha can only suggest amendments to a money bill, but it is up to the Lok Sabha to accept them or reject them. The upper house passed what is called the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Second Amendment) Bill, 2014, with 203 ayes in the final vote.

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After bumpy week, Trump endorses Speaker Ryan, Sen. McCain

Less than an hour before the rally, Ryan had spoken to a Milwaukee radio station, where he said that he still supported the nominee, but that Trump needs to do better at picking his battles: "I wish he would be a little more disciplined". He also endorsed U.S. Sens. Ryan, McCain, and Ayotte all publicly condemned Trump's repeated disparagement of Khizr and Ghazala Khan , declaring their support for Gold Star Families .

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Parents speak out for justice in killing of NYC runner

Police believe Vetrano was killed by a stranger. NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Thursday that the department believes there is a "severe community threat" after the killing of Vetrano, who left her Howard Beach home to run near Gateway National Park Tuesday afternoon and never came home.

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13 killed, 6 injured in devastating bar fire in France

Officials have reported the birthday party was being celebrated in the basement of "Au Cuba Libre" and attendees were between 12 and 25 years old. The fatal blast, supposed to have been inadvertent, transpirered at the Cuba Libre club , located in the French city of Rouen , Normandy.

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Rouen fire: more than a dozen dead after blaze in bar

One of the six injured was in a life threatening condition in hospital. The neighbourhood was blocked off, and Rouen Mayor Yvon Robert went to the scene. The cause of the fire is being investigated. The use of polystyrene insulators is prohibited in public venues in France. Deputy prosecutor Labadie said autopsies on the victims would be carried out next week.

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Bridge collapses on Mumbai-Goa Highway two buses with 22 people missing

Over 12 hours after the mishap, the bdies of two of the victims have been recovered, officials said. The bridge gave way about 2 a.m. local time Wednesday, said Rakesh Ranjan, deputy commandant of the National Disaster Response Force and Civil Defence (NDRF), sending two buses into floodwaters below.

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Favre wonders if he really belongs in Hall of Fame

The Packers were playing the Raiders. The former Southern Mississippi first-round draft choice of Atlanta in 1991 languished on the Falcons bench for a season. Rounding out the playing portion of the class are Ken Stabler, the 1974 NFL MVP, a Super Bowl champion in 1976 and one of the league's greatest quarterbacks in the 70s and early 80s, an era when the passing game wasn't almost as prevalent and 1950s guard Dick Stanfel , whose short seven-year career included five First Team All-Pro ...

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Man Held in Kuwait for Allegedly Funding Indian ISIS Sympathisers

A man named Abdulla Hadi Abdul Rehman Al Enezi was arrested in Kuwait for allegedly funded ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria) sympathisers in India. Abdullah Hadi Abdul Rahman Al-Enezi sent $1,000 to Mumbai's Areeb Majeed, Shaheen Tanki, Fahad Sheikh and Aman Tandel to take care of their travelling expenses from Iraq to Syria in May 2014.

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Security investigating reports of bullet in equestrian center

It appears the bullet was not shot intentionally at the tent, with it more likely it was sacked from a distance. No one was hurt when a single bullet landed on the floor of the press room in Deodoro. "We have advised all team members to remain within the accredited areas at the venue and travel bubble to bubble". A man was also shot dead while riding a motorbike close to the Maracana Stadium in the immediate aftermath of the Opening Ceremony here last night.

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Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault

The airline has since confirmed the plane landed safely having suffered technical difficulties mid-air. Some flight enthusiasts have claimed the plane may have not been picked up below 17,000ft if it landed safely. The plane's status was listed as "unknown" by the plane tracking website, before tweeting: "We believe Air Algérie AH1020 to be a *coverage issue* NOT a missing aircraft".

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Saudi Arabia to resolve cases of workers in Saudi Oger

Diplomatic sources working on the ground told The Hindu that the west Asian nation's support had made "visible changes" on the ground. There are over three million expatriate Indians in Saudi Arabia, most of whom are blue collar workers.

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More than 2 dozen large wildfires burn in Western states

A layer of ocean air that arrived in the mountainous Big Sur region was credited for the better conditions in an area where a fire that started July 22 has destroyed 57 homes and is threatening 2,000 more structures. Containment of the fires was estimated at about 40 percent. (David Royal/The Monterey County Herald via AP). Strike Team 2250, which consists of 22 firefighters from the San Francisco Fire Department, focused on neighborhoods, protecting people's homes, pets and belongings ...

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Bernie Sanders Asks Delegates Not To Protest On DNC Floor, They Listen

Those energetic cheers, however, quickly transformed into loud boos when the self-proclaimed Democratic socialist called on his supporters to elect Clinton and Kaine to the Oval Office. His eldest son Donald Jr., who is a NY delegate, was the one to announce the state's tally and give his dad the final push to become the party's nominee.

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US secretly airlifted $400M to Iran, reports WSJ

Iran supports Hezbollah, the Assad regime and the Houthi rebels in YemenWhite House spokesman Josh Earnest said during Wednesday's press briefing it is possible the $400 million that the Obama administration airlifted to Iran could have been spent on funding terrorism.

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Pope visits sites tied to Polish saints in Krakow

A Polish LOT airlines plane carrying Pope Francis has taken off from Krakow and is headed to Rome, ending the pontiff's five-day visit to Poland, his first to central and eastern Europe. He said: "Today the war in Syria has caused pain and suffering for so many people, for so many young people like our good friend Rand, who has come here and asked us to pray for (her) beloved country".

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UN aid official laments failure to achieve more in Syria

Surrounded by regime troops in Aleppo's eastern neighborhoods since last week, rebel militia groups have launched a sustained attack to drive through government lines to connect with opposition territory in the west. And pro-government website al-Masdar News said an initial rebel advance into the Ramussa district was pushed back "following a long and gruesome battle".

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Clinton: Trump's rhetoric on Russian Federation raises national security concerns

Reminded that Putin was already in the Ukraine, Trump began a furious backpedal. Each time he sees that he is losing out the media war against Clinton, Trump starts making provocative statements about Russian Federation just to win public attention.

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GOP frustrations with Trump mount as allies weigh options

NBC10 Lauren Mayk's exclusive interview with Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine This is the first local interview the Democratic presidential and vice presidential candidates have done together. The reassurance from Manafort comes just days after Trump snubbed Ryan by stating, "I'm just not there yet", when asked if he would endorse Ryan's reelection as House Speaker.