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Rokita, Brooks praise Indiana under Pence

Luckily for Trump, Pence and the rest of the Republican party who haven't denounced Trump yet, there virtually was no chance Trump would win MA in this fall's election. And Ross Douthat, a New York Times columnist, pointed out that Pence's retreat on the religious liberty issue, coupled with an expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, had an appeal to blue collar Trump supporters who care less about culture war issues and more about maintaining government benefits.



Boris Johnson appointed Britain's foreign minister

The former London mayor led the campaign to take Britain out of the EU. "People are experiencing a rude awakening after irresponsible politicians first lured the country into Brexit and then, once the decision was made, chose to bolt from responsibility, and instead go off and play cricket", Steinmeier said, referencing Johnson playing cricket at the stately home of Earl Spencer on the day after the Brexit result.



Israel okays millions to West Bank settlements

Sameh Shoukry's trip reflected the strong but low-profile ties that have developed between the two countries in recent years. Shoukry said Egypt was offering "all possible forms of support" to achieve peace and security in the Middle East.



Beijing warns it will defend sea despite ruling

He said China remains committed to negotiations with the Philippines , noting new Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's positive remarks on the issue. The Philippines lodged the case at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) over China's growing assertiveness, resulting in Tuesday's thorough repudiation of Beijing's claims.



Egypt, Israel conduct first high level meeting in decade

Sisi urged Israelis and Palestinians to seize what he said was a "real opportunity" and hailed his own country's peace deal with Israel. The last round of U.S.-led talks broke down two years ago after the sides could not agree on the contours of a peace deal.


Rihanna Cancels Concert In Nice, France After Terrorist Attack

Rihanna Cancels Concert In Nice, France After Terrorist Attack

The 31-year-old Nice local, who is of Tunisian descent, drove an articulated lorry into a packed crowd watching a fireworks display on the city's famous Promenade des Anglais last night. The truck was still where it came to rest, its windscreen riddled with bullet holes. "They are so loved", the family was quoted as saying in a statement.