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Monday 25 July, 2016

Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with huge protests

Die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters have descended on Philadelphia to protest against Hillary Clinton.

From The42 WNBA reverses penalties against players who showed support for shooting victims

WNBA reverses penalties against players who showed support for shooting victims

Each organisation was fined $5,000 and players were each given a $500 penalty.

Saturday 23 July, 2016

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing

The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.

Man fights off crocodile with bare hands

His friend suffered serious injuries in the attack.

This Russian priest just broke the record for circling the globe in a balloon

Fedor Konyukhov has managed to circumnavigate the earth in just over 11 days.

Friday 22 July, 2016

Former Klan leader that endorsed Trump to run for US Senate

“The climate of this country has moved in my direction,” Duke said.

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies' Texas This post contains videos

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies'

The video of the incident, which happened in 2015, was not made public until yesterday.

Thursday 21 July, 2016

From Business ETC Tesla's master plan for the future includes buses, trucks and self-driving cars Transport

Tesla's master plan for the future includes buses, trucks and self-driving cars

Elon Musk unveiled his latest vision last night.

Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Donald Trump is officially a nominee for US President

“This is a movement, but we have to go all the way,” he said.

Garry Marshall, creator of Happy Days and Pretty Woman, dies aged 81 RIP

Garry Marshall, creator of Happy Days and Pretty Woman, dies aged 81

He was responsible for a string of sitcom successes.

Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From Business ETC After years in the fast lane, Netflix has finally hit some speed bumps Media And Arts

After years in the fast lane, Netflix has finally hit some speed bumps

User growth has slowed dramatically at the streaming giant – and it’s share price has taken a major hit.

Monday 18 July, 2016

Celebrity speakers at Republican convention include stars of Bugsy Malone and General Hospital

The bar for the celebrity star power that will be on show in Cleveland is a little lower than expected.

Snoop Dogg and the Game call gang members together for an anti-violence summit

The meeting also included activists and preachers.

Sunday 17 July, 2016

Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested

It comes following Friday’s failed coup.

Brexit minister: Some EU citizens may be forced to leave the UK

David Davis says there may be a cut off date for migrants who’ve settled in the UK.

A serial killer has killed seven people in this American neighbourhood since March

The people were all killed by a thin man with a handgun.

Saturday 16 July, 2016

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate GOP

"My partner in this campaign" - Trump introduces Mike Pence as his running mate

In their first joint appearance, Trump tried to draw a sharp contrast between Pence and Hillary Clinton.

US federal government sues man for $25 million over massive wildfire

He is being blamed because of a poorly maintained electrical junction box.

Friday 15 July, 2016

Turkey coup: Military says it has taken over - but thousands take to the street to protest

The military said it has “completely taken over the administration of the country” but President Erdogan has urged people to take to the streets.

Microsoft wins case where it refused to hand over emails stored in Ireland

The US government had wanted emails stored here.

Thursday 14 July, 2016

California police release graphic footage of officers shooting unarmed 19-year-old dead

After Dylan Noble refused requests to show his hands, officers shot him twice. They then shot him a further two times while he lay prone.

Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms

Manning’s legal team say she will be kept under close observation for several weeks.

"No warning signs" that prisoner who stole gun and killed two bailiffs would turn violent

Larry Darnell Gordon shot the two men after wrestling a gun from one of them.

Monday 11 July, 2016

Courthouse shooting: Two bailiffs and gunman dead after shooting in Michigan

Another two people including a sheriff’s deputy were injured.

Sunday 10 July, 2016

Micah Johnson 'taunted' police and sang songs during Dallas shooting spree US

Micah Johnson 'taunted' police and sang songs during Dallas shooting spree

Details have also been emerging about advanced weapons and tactics training he took.

Saturday 9 July, 2016

Drowning death of Navy SEAL during training ruled a homicide

James Derek Lovelace was dunked at least twice by an instructor while struggling to tread water in full gear.

South Carolina town outlaws wearing sagging trousers

After initial warnings, third and subsequent offences carry a fine ranging from $100 to $600.

Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting

Emergency officials have stressed, however. that a voice call is preferred because dispatchers can elicit details more quickly.

Friday 8 July, 2016

Five people gored during Pamplona bull run

The event has been criticised by animal welfare activists.

Thursday 7 July, 2016

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'

Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders of the archdiocese.

Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Obama announces 8,400 troops to remain in Afghanistan after he leaves office

The number is significantly more than the president had previously announced.

Video shows man being shot and killed by police outside Louisiana shop

An autopsy shows Alton Sterling died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Tuesday 5 July, 2016

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together

The family of Rowdy Radford said he may also lose his vision after the accident.

After five years, a NASA spacecraft has reached Jupiter

“Juno, welcome to Jupiter.”

Monday 4 July, 2016

Body of 19-year-old American student missing in Rome found in river

Beau Solomon was last seen by his friends in a pub on Friday.

Central Park explosive device that "severely damaged" man's leg wasn't meant to hurt people - police

A homemade explosive device went off yesterday and left a man seriously injured.

Teenage girl to face trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself

Michelle Carter told her boyfriend to “get back in” a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes.

Sunday 3 July, 2016

Hillary Clinton's FBI interview might mean end of email scandal

She said she was eager to talk to investigators.

Saturday 2 July, 2016

Hillary Clinton interviewed by FBI about email scandal

The Democratic presidential hopeful is unlikely to be prosecuted.

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.