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Roll call: Clinton heads to convention with 2,814 delegates

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s become a bit easier for Hillary Clinton to formally claim the nomination at the upcoming Democratic National Convention. The Democratic National Committee has released a slightly trimmed list of superdelegates — those are the party officials … Continue reading

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Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?

ATLANTA (AP) — Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America’s very existence. These are not fringe opinions. They are widespread views across the nation’s bitter political divide. That means that on Nov. 9, the morning after Election … Continue reading

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Turkey readies first cross-party rally against coup as purges continue

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey readied Sunday for its first cross-party rally against the bloody putsch attempt, following the break up of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential guard as sweeping purges of suspected state enemies continue. The mass rally, to be held … Continue reading

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Turkey readies first cross-party rally against coup as purges continue

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey readied Sunday for its first cross-party rally against the bloody putsch attempt, following the break up of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential guard as sweeping purges of suspected state enemies continue. The mass rally, to be held … Continue reading

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Turkey readies first cross-party rally against coup as purges continue

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey readied Sunday for its first cross-party rally against the bloody putsch attempt, following the break up of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential guard as sweeping purges of suspected state enemies continue. The mass rally, to be held … Continue reading

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Terror attacks a growing economic threat: G20 ministers

Chengdu (China) (AFP) – Increasingly frequent terrorist attacks are becoming a growing threat to the global economy, finance chiefs from the world’s leading economies said Sunday. Earlier this month 84 people were killed in Nice when a Tunisian truck driver … Continue reading

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Terror attacks a growing economic threat: G20 ministers

Chengdu (China) (AFP) – Increasingly frequent terrorist attacks are becoming a growing threat to the global economy, finance chiefs from the world’s leading economies said Sunday. Earlier this month 84 people were killed in Nice when a Tunisian truck driver … Continue reading

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Terror attacks a growing economic threat: G20 ministers

Chengdu (China) (AFP) – Increasingly frequent terrorist attacks are becoming a growing threat to the global economy, finance chiefs from the world’s leading economies said Sunday. Earlier this month 84 people were killed in Nice when a Tunisian truck driver … Continue reading

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Britain might deploy fiscal stimulus in autumn: Hammond

Chengdu (China) (AFP) – Britain could unleash a government stimulus package this autumn to counter the negative effects of its vote to leave the European Union, its finance minister said Sunday. “We have the option of a fiscal response, and … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton: burning ambition and resilience to match

Washington (AFP) – On the subject of women in politics, Hillary Clinton is fond of quoting the words of another illustrious first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, who once said: “You need to grow a skin as thick as a rhinoceros.” When … Continue reading

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