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190 reportedly killed as Turkish coup fails

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:40

Turkish soldiers involved the coup attempt surrender. (Getty Images)President Erdogan tells the nation his government is in charge after a night of explosions, air battles, and death.

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Erdogan returns; Turkish coup seen crumbling

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:13

Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan react to a Turkish military tank in front of Parliament. (Getty Images)An attempted military takeover appears to fail after crowds answer President Erdogan's call to take to the streets to support him.

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France arrests 3 in raid after Nice attack

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 05:09

French police and a man apprehended in Nice. (Reuters)Alleged associates of a Tunisian man blamed for the deadly truck attack in Nice have been arrested.

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Turkey blaming coup on cleric exiled in U.S.

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 22:59

Turkish Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen is pictured at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pa., in 2013. (AP)The government is again pointing fingers at Fethullah Gulen, an aging Muslim cleric living in Pennsylvania.

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Mourners gather for Alton Sterling funeral

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 22:18

Mourners at the funeral of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La. (AP)A steady stream of people filed past the casket of the 37-year-old black man who was shot to death by two white police officers.

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New details in 'act of terror' on Nice

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 21:44

Flags fly at half-mast in Nice, France, July 15. (Eric Gaillard/Reuters)Police identified the attacker as Mohamed Bouhlel, a 31-year-old French-Tunisian.

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Report reveals doubts, no proof, about Saudis

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 19:17

(AP)The so-called "28 pages" from the 9/11 report had been kept secret for 14 years were finally declassified.

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Unknown hero helped halt Nice attack

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 15:17

Unknown hero helped halt terror attack in Nice. (Yahoo News)The unknown man leapt into the killer’s truck and seized his gun, police sources said.

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Driver in Nice was convicted for road rage

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 14:26

Investigators work at the scene in Nice. (Eric Gaillard/Reuters)Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel had run-ins with the law, but he was not on militant watch lists.

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Prominent rabbi pulls out of GOP convention

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 14:13

Prominent rabbi pulls out of delivering RNC invocationIn the wake of political backlash, Manhattan’s Rabbi Haskel Lookstein asks that his name be pulled from next week’s speakers’ list.

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Mike Pence’s tangled history with evangelicals

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 12:45

Mike Pence (Getty Images)A 2015 incident created deep pockets of mistrust among religious conservatives after he backtracked on a religious liberty bill.

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Pence and Trump, 5 big policy differences

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:49

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leaves the Indiana Governor’s residence with Gov. Mike Pence. (Michael Conroy/AP)They may be running mates, but they’ve taken opposing stances on a number of major issues.

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Trump picks Pence for VP

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:08

Mike Pence and Donald Trump (AP)Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he picked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.

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‘Now the Middle East can happen anywhere’

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:03

Women react near the scene where a truck mowed through revelers in Nice. (Francois Mori/AP)Witnesses recall that thousands had been watching fireworks on the beach before the chaos began.

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GOP panel deals anti-Trump effort big defeat

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 01:43

Mike Lee predicts backlash after RNC smothers delegate rebellion. (AP)Republican Sen. Mike Lee says the smothering of the "conscience vote" could spark a backlash at the convention.

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How GOP establishment stopped insurgents

Fri, 07/15/2016 - 00:38

How GOP establishment crushed insurgents. (Getty Images)The RNC-Trump alliance got exactly what it wanted in the battle against a group seeking to deny the real estate mogul the nomination.

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GOP panel blocks key anti-Trump strategy

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 23:28

Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland is preparing for next week’s Republican convention. (AP)An effort to allow delegates to vote for any presidential candidate they'd like is defeated.

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At the heart of the Castile investigation

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 19:57

The shooting death of Philando Castile. (Reuters Videos)Under scrutiny is how the Minnesota man informed the police about the weapon he was licensed to carry.

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Clinton shows off her potential running mate

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:48

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine (Getty Images)At a rally in Northern Virginia, Sen. Tim Kaine debuts his Trump attack lines while radiating niceness.

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Congress skips town, avoids key legislation

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 16:20

Congress skips town, avoiding must-do legislation. (Getty Images)Lawmakers go on vacation without dealing with Zika virus issues and a stalemate over fulfilling agency budgets.

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