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Theresa May becomes Britain's PM, makes Boris Johnson foreign minister

Theresa May is the second female Prime Minister to cross the threshold of 10 Downing Street, after Margaret Thatcher. Leadsom had made it through to the run-off stage of the race to succeed former prime minister David Cameron thanks to a wave of eurosceptic support following Britain's European Union referendum , but surprisingly pulled out on Monday, effectively handing the job to May.


UK PM May hands farm ministry to beaten leadership rival Leadsom

UK PM May hands farm ministry to beaten leadership rival Leadsom

Cameron noted shortly before resigning Wednesday that serving as prime minister for six years was "the greatest honor of my life" in his last speech outside the official residence on Downing Street. May on Wednesday named veteran Conservative lawmaker and Euro-skeptic David Davis to lead Britain's exit talks with the European Union, a newly created post.



Baton Rouge police shooter said he was 'sovereign citizen'

These are trying times . He wrote that he was "disappointed in some family, friends, and officers" for their "reckless comments" in the wake of the Dallas shooting and urged the people affected by the tragedy to not "let hate infect your hearts".


India blames Pakistan for Kashmir unrest as valley stays calm

India blames Pakistan for Kashmir unrest as valley stays calm

The unrest in Kashmir has sparked a diplomatic spat between the two countries during debate in the UN General Assembly. At least 37 people are now confirmed dead and over 2,000 others injured following days of violent clashes between protesters and Indian forces.



Netflix to stream new 'Star Trek' series across world

The streaming service will partner with the network to provide streaming playback of the new show in 188 countries. In a surprising twist, Netflix will offer new Star Trek TV series episodes the day after they're broadcast on television in the U.S.



Turkey's Finance Ministry Fires 1500 Employees After Failed Coup

A faction within Turkey's armed forces used tanks and helicopters in its attempt to bring down President Tayyip Erdogan. On Sunday, Yildirim said the coup had failed and life had returned to normal, but he and other officials also urged people to take to streets at night, saying risks remained.