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Clinton, Kaine make first joint campaign appearance

Clinton campaign officials pointed the finger at Russian military intelligence agencies. Added to the pressure she was already under to leave, the episode became a last straw in many Democrats' minds. The most important criteria in her choice was Kaine's fitness to immediately assume the presidency, Clinton said, in rejecting criticism from some progressives that he's not a fighter for their causes.

Any verdict on future of Kashmir only by Kashmiri people: Sartaj Aziz

At the end of his visit, Singh told a news conference Sunday that "Pakistan should change its stance on Kashmir". Swaraj lashed out Pakistan PM for calling slain Hijbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani a "martyr". You are aware of how they are being beaten and killed. "This should stop", Singh told reporters at the technical airport on Sunday evening. "We are not saying that AFSPA must be revoked immediately and in entirety, but the process can be started on experimental basis", said Mufti.

Massachusetts Democrats gear up for star turns at convention

An effort to fully eliminate superdelegates in future elections failed at a meeting of the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday. Wasserman Schultz has been a lightning rod for criticism throughout the presidential campaign, with Sanders repeatedly accusing the Democratic National Committee of backing Clinton, despite the party officially being neutral.

Owen Smith joins Labour leadership race

The page owner, Lauren Ashby writes: 'The figure of £25 is a discriminatory price that will clearly exclude a great many from being able to take part in this vote. He appeared in a list of possible candidates to replace outgoing leader Ed Miliband following Labour's second successive general election defeat past year.

Ted Cruz: Trump Attacked My Wife, Father

While the convention and Trump's acceptance speech have been criticized for attacks on Clinton and focusing on people's fears over their safety and home and overseas, Thompson said those are the subjects that voters want answers to. Cruz's campaign had no connection to the super PAC, an anti-Trump outfit, and Cruz had denounced the ad as inappropriate. "I think my message is a good message".

Filipinos' ex-leader cleared in graft case

Mrs. Arroyo, who had been detained at the Veterans Memorial Medical Center on plunder charges since 2012, was ordered released by the Sandiganbayan on Thursday, two days after the Supreme Court (SC) ruling granting her petition to annul the Sandiganbayan First Division's denial of her demurrer to evidence.

Kejriwal meets Dalit victims, blames Gujarat government

The victims' contention was that they were skinning a dead cow and had not killed it. If such an incident is happening in the presence of the administration, it means those culprits were backed by higher powers. After meeting the four victims here, Kejriwal told the media: "The culprits must get such punishment that it should shake them to the core. An example must be set".

Joshua Wong, student activist of Umbrella Revolution convicted for unlawful assembly

Fellow student leaders Alex Chow and Nathan Law were also convicted over the same protest Thursday - Chow for taking part and Law for inciting others to do so. The rally sparked wider protests and the police had to fire tear gas shells to disperse crowds. Mabel Au, director of the group's Hong Kong office, said: "The prosecution of student leaders on vague charges smacks of political payback by the authorities".

Backed rebel group in Syria condemns beheading of boy

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the boy's killers are fighters from the Nour al-Din al-Zinki Movement, a rebel group which has received military support channeled from Turkey, including USA -made TOW missiles. The shocking crime by rebels considered "moderate" by their American backers threatens to destroy the alliance between the United States and the group.

Beijing Launches Combat Air Patrols Over South China Sea

The global tribunal concluded that Beijing's claims to areas of the resource-rich sea have no legal basis in an arbitration launched by the Philippines, whose "sovereign rights" it said China had violated. And many fear the same will happen at Scarborough Shoal, which has been occupied by the Chinese navy since the last standoff in 2012. Pilots place Chinese national flags on the cockpit window of China southern Airlines' passenger jet after it successfully test landed at an airport on the ...

New Girl on the Train trailer puts the pressure on Emily Blunt

Lisa Kudrow ( Friends ) and Laura Prepon ( Orange is the New Black ) round out the Girl on the Train cast. On her commute to the city, Rachel becomes obsessed with a couple, Megan and her husband Scott (Luke Evans), she sees from the train window.

Xbox One S launch date confirmed as August 2

The Xbox One S was announced during Microsoft's E3 press conference, and boasts a 40% smaller size than its predecessor. Those of you who have a 4K TV and are looking for a 4K Blu-ray player may be tempted by the Xbox One S since you also get the option to play games.

Iraq's interior minister resigns after bombing

The street running between the charred remains of buildings burned in the attack has been packed with people, some carrying Iraqi flags. "We're confident that working closely with the Iraqi Security Forces, the Iraqi government that we can continue to pressure [the Islamic State group] on multiple fronts at the same time".

David Cameron: Farewell my feline friend

British Prime Minister David Cameron entertained parliament with a series of farewell quips yesterday in his last appearance as prime minister before making way for British Home Secretary Theresa May to lead the monumental task of extricating Britain from the EU.

Detectives: Escaped Florida murder suspect may be armed

The Broward Sheriff's Office identified him as Dayonte Omar Resiles, 21, who was in a fourth floor courtroom for a pretrial hearing. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in the September 2014 killing of Jill Halliburton Su, 59, grand-niece of Halliburton Co.

World reacts to new UK Foreign Secretary

Mark Toner, the spokesman for the US State Department, appeared to stifle a laugh when he heard Mr Johnson had been made foreign secretary . The State Department said Kerry told Johnson that the US would stay engaged with Britain as it moves ahead in the process of leaving the 28-nation bloc, and the two men agreed to meet next week in Brussels.

Funeral of Jo Cox to be held this morning

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said in the aftermath of the attack: "We are in a war with terrorists who want to strike us at any price and in a very violent way". Cox's alleged killer is scheduled to go on trial in November. Labour MP Barry Sheerman also spoke out on the day of his former colleague's funeral.

Pakistan's Opposition Joins Kashmir Issue, Bilawal Bhutto To Rally Today

He had planned to visit the Martyr's Graveyard to pay homage to 1931 martyrs. Geelani argued with the police and paramilitary troopers but they refused to allow him proceed. Maintaining its stand that Pakistan has no business interfering in India's internal Affairs, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday lashed out at Pakistan raising Kashmir at the United Nations (UN) saying that it was a "self service" exercise on their behalf for narrow political ends.

Station master takes blame for deadly Italy train crash

But he said there was confusion along the single-track line due to delays and that Tuesday's disaster "wasn't only my fault". Automatic brake systems are in use on most of Italy's railways, but some stretches of track still lack them , particularly in less prosperous southern regions of the country, as The New York Times reported.

Swift says she co-wrote ex's latest hit; Harris lashes out

After photos of DJ and producer Calvin Harris and singer and songwriter Nicole Scherzinger leaving Tape nightclub in London together surfaced, many speculated that this could be the Scottish EDM DJ's rebound after calling it quits with singer and songwriter Taylor Swift.

N. Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US

The North's announcement came hours after it made more threats, this time over a US plan to deploy an advanced missile defense system in South Korea. "The U.S. A THAAD battery was deployed to Guam in April 2013 in response to threats of a missile attack on Guam made by North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un. However, the release of past US detainees has generally come only after visits to Pyongyang by high-profile USA leaders, including former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Director of ...

Chinese leaders reject S. China Sea arbitration award

Having found that none of the features claimed by China was capable of generating an EEZ the PCA concluded that it could-without delimiting a boundary-declare that certain sea areas are within the EEZ of the Philippines, because those areas are not overlapped by any possible entitlement of China .

Fighting enters 5th day in South Sudan capital

A United Nations peacekeeping mission had more than 13,000 troops and police in South Sudan as of the end of March, but the force has come under criticism for hesitating to protect civilians, with deadly results. He said the compound was caught in a "crossfire". The government forces also attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base and camp for civilians who fled the violence.

Telangana DGP speaks to J&K police official about pilgrims

After the violence broke out, many pilgrims were stranded for some time. "The vehicles left Baltal straight for Jammu and not for Srinagar", Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Tariq Hussain Ganai said. Till 12 Noon over 2400 left base camps for darshan while almost 450 pilgrims had darshan at Holy cave. "The Yatra has been suspended due to the prevailing law and order situation in the Valley", he added.

UK Conservative candidate apologizes over motherhood remarks

May, 59, who is now the home secretary , or interior minister, will inherit the position at a time of great turmoil following the referendum to leave the EU. Leadsom's unexpected ankling came after she was blasted by colleagues for suggesting in an interview with Rupert Murdoch's The Times newspaper she was better suited to lead the country on account of her having children.

Counting resumes in Australian election with parties close

Counting of 1.5 million postal and absentee votes critical in Australia's cliffhanger election began on Tuesday as loyalists of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull defended their embattled leader against calls for his resignation. But his leadership, should the Coalition be returned, faces a plethora of hurdles both internal and external, with MPs from the party's conservative wing furious at the poor result, and backgrounding against him in favour of Tony Abbott's return to the ministry and ...

UK will have its second female Prime Minister

The Times , which backs Mrs May , stood by its story and released a recording of Mrs Leadsom making the comments, which was played on Saturday news bulletins on all the main radio and TV stations. May, like Cameron a graduate of Oxford University, has won praise for her handling of the law-and-order portfolio over the last six years, though she has also faced criticism for her department's failure to bring net migration below 100,000 a year, with current levels more than three times that.

Kerala orders probe after families of 15 missing youths suspect ISIS links

Kasaragod District Panchayat member V P P Mustafa said that during Eid, the parents of two missing youths received 'Whatsapp' messages saying "we are not coming back". "She did not reveal from where she was calling even though I asked her repeatedly", Bindu said. The matter came to fore with the families of the youths approaching local elected representatives, including an MP, after suspicion that they may have joined the IS.

Donald Trump meets with Ted Cruz, Reince Priebus

Flake suggested that Trump start thinking twice before he makes any more comments about prisoners of war or Mexicans. Trump predicted Flake would lose his reelection bid, whereupon Flake retorted that he was not even up for reelection this year.

Trump paying first visit to GOP rank-and-file in Congress

Ken Calvert of California. A senior Trump campaign official said Trump and Cruz agreed to no longer work against each other and would work together on policy issues where they share common ground. Trump also called out Republican Sens. Mocking the "liberal media", pompous TV anchors and The New York Times makes for easy applause among Trump fans who line up hours in advance to see him.