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Five arrested over Nice terror attack, Isis claims responsibility

Five arrested over Nice terror attack, Isis claims responsibility

In March, he was given a six-month suspended sentence by a Nice court for a road-rage incident in which he attacked another driver with a wooden pallet. Military and police reservists were be called up to help enforce it. A lorry ploughed into crowds watching a fireworks display on the seafront on Thursday night.



First case of female-to-male Zika transmission

The Zika virus has been tied to severe brain birth defects in children - most notably the shrunken brain and skull syndrome called microcephaly - which has struck thousands of children in Brazil in the previous year, with more recent cases linked to Zika infections reported from other countries in South America, the Caribbean, and Puerto Rico .



Turkey's coup attempt: What you need to know

Neighbouring Greece arrested eight men aboard a Turkish military helicopter which landed in the northern city of Alexandroupolis, who had requested political asylum. "They will pay a heavy price for this", said Erdogan, who also saw off mass public protests against his rule three years ago. 754 members of Turkey's armed forces have been detained said the Ministry of Justice, on Saturday morning, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency.


Britain's top envoy anything but diplomatic

Britain's top envoy anything but diplomatic

Asked Thursday what he expected of working with Johnson, given such comments, Schaeuble said "we in Germany have had good experience with putting comments made during a campaign into the file for election campaigns, and forgetting them on the day after the democratic decision has been made".


Donald Trump May Announce His VP Pick Before National Convention

Donald Trump May Announce His VP Pick Before National Convention

The New Yorker has also met with Corker and Fallin. He was Trump's biggest endorsement at a crucial moment in the campaign and that has sparked talk about any number of possible positions inside a Trump administration. June 28, 2016. "I cannot in good conscience vote for him", Talmage Pearce, a GOP delegate from Arizona's Fifth Congressional District, said in an interview.



Pence wins Trump's vote; Republican team set to address America Saturday

From former Republican primary opponents to party officials, Pence - an establishment-friendly candidate - was held up as "rock solid" and a "proven fiscal and social conservative". Trump made the announcement on Twitter, concluding a freakish 24-hour period in which a nominee who prides himself on making quick, gut-level decisions appeared to hesitate on one of the most closely watched decisions of his campaign.