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Turkey to disband presidential guard unit following coup attempt

At least 290 people, including members of the security forces and civilians, were killed during the failed coup and more than 1,500 others were wounded. Using new emergency powers, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's cabinet decreed that police could now hold suspects for one month without charge, and announced it would shut down over 1,000 private schools it deems subversive.


'Black Lives Matter' rally draws large crowd in Providence

'Black Lives Matter' rally draws large crowd in Providence

According to a press release, the objective was to "announce an agreement by the Pittsburgh Black Elected Officials Coalition to call for peace and justice in response to the recent national shootings of unarmed black men and police officers".


Donald Trump Accepts Republican Nomination in a Long, Stirring Speech

Donald Trump Accepts Republican Nomination in a Long, Stirring Speech

Trump spoke before the attack in Munich, the selection of Tim Kaine as Hillary Clinton's running mate, or the release of television ratings for Thursday's convention session. " I am your voice ", he declared pointing into the cameras, promising a return to more secure times with "millions of new jobs and trillions in new wealth".


Baton Rouge shooter said he was member of anti-government group: documents

Baton Rouge shooter said he was member of anti-government group: documents

The horrific scene unfolded in a matter of minutes, a black-clad man with military training stalking law enforcement officers and ignoring horrified onlookers as he shot anyone he could find wearing a badge. He loved the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans nearly as much as he loved his family, his community and his job, Cavalier said. The lone gunman - identified as Gavin Long, 29, of Kansas City, Missouri - was killed in an ensuing gun battle with police.


Mourinho 'confident' United will bring in Pogba

Mourinho 'confident' United will bring in Pogba

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Scholes was Pogba's team mate when the latter was a teenager at United. Jose Mourinho is finally about to get his man, as Paul Pogba is set for a return to Manchester United, having been let go four years ago for free.



Turkey detains Gulen's nephew after coup attempt

In other crackdown measures, Turkey has disbanded the presidential guard after already detaining almost 300 unit members suspected of plotting against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and authorities detained Muhammet Sait Gulen, a nephew of the cleric who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania.