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 2016-07-24 14:26 

AP

[ US News ]

Thousands hit Philadelphia's steamy streets to protest DNC... +

PHILADELPHIA AP -- Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.....

 2016-07-24 14:25 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Deal on cutting greenhouse gases in sight for this year - Vienna delegates... +
 2016-07-24 14:24 

Reuters

Motor racing: Hamilton wins in Hungary to take overall lead... +

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday to seize the championship lead from team mate Nico Rosberg for the first time this season....

 2016-07-24 14:24 

Reuters

888 and Rank Group join forces to bid for William Hill... +

Online gambling group 888 Holdings (888.L) and casino operator Rank Group (RNK.L) are joining forces with a view to making a bid for William Hill (WMH.L), the British bookmaker that fired its chief executive on Thursday for losing ground online to rivals....

 2016-07-24 14:23 

AP

[ Business ]

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59.6M at weekend box office... +

LOS ANGELES AP -- "Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.....

 2016-07-24 14:22 

Reuters

IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics... +

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month's Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes' participation to the relevant sports federations....

 2016-07-24 14:22 

AFP

Turkey readies cross-party rally against coup, for democracy... +

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 global network of Agence France Pre...

 2016-07-24 14:21 

Reuters

Olympics: Australians stay away from Village due to blocked toilets, exposed wiring... +

The Australian team will not move into the Olympic Village for next month's Rio Games because of problems including ...

 2016-07-24 14:20 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics... +
 2016-07-24 14:20 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-888 and Rank Group join forces to bid for William Hill... +
 2016-07-24 14:20 

Reuters

Olympics-Australians stay away from Village due to blocked toilets, exposed wiring... +

The Australian team will not move into the Olympic Village for next month's Rio Games because of problems including ...

 2016-07-24 14:19 

AP

[ US News ]

18 homes destroyed in Southern California wildfire... +

LOS ANGELES AP -- A massive wildfire destroyed at least 18 homes and threatened 1,500 more Sunday as flames churned through tinder-dry canyons north of Los Angeles where authorities found a burned body in a neighborhood.....

 2016-07-24 14:13 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack... +
 2016-07-24 14:09 

Reuters Canada

Doping: IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics... +

(Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month's Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes'...

 2016-07-24 14:08 

Reuters Canada

The easiest thing to win at Rio Games? A ticket... +

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Over the past few weeks, one U.S. marketing executive's phone has been ringing hot with offers that many sports fans could only dream of: an all-expenses-paid trip to watch the Olympic...

 2016-07-24 14:07 

Reuters Canada

Motor racing: Hamilton wins in Hungary to take championship lead... +

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday to take the lead in the championship from team mate Nico Rosberg for the first...

 2016-07-24 14:07 

Reuters

Doping-IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics... +

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month's Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes' participation with their relevant sports federatio...

 2016-07-24 14:06 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Australia team won't move into 'unfinished' Athletes Village... +

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Thousands of athletes arriving for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could find major plumbing and electrical problems in their rooms at the Athletes Village with the games opening in just under two weeks. The International Olympic Committe...

 2016-07-24 14:04 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC... +

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic National Convention. Several Sunday demonstrations are planned, including an...

 2016-07-24 14:00 

Reuters

Olympics-The easiest thing to win at Rio Games? A ticket.... +
 2016-07-24 13:57 

AFP

Froome set to claim third Tour de France title in Paris... +

Chris Froome will ride into Paris amid tight security on Sunday to claim -- barring an unthinkable late mishap -- a comprehensive third Tour de France title.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or a ques...

 2016-07-24 13:56 

AP

[ Big Story ]

Nepal's prime minister resigns after losing majority support... +

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) Nepal's prime minister has resigned before facing a confidence vote in parliament that he expected to lose. Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli said in a speech Sunday that the way he was forced to resign would have far-reaching im...

 2016-07-24 13:56 

Reuters

[ World ]

Nepal's PM quits just before no confidence vote after allies depart... +

Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Oli resigned on Sunday, nine months after coming to power, minutes before parliament was to vote on a no confidence motion he was likely to lose....

 2016-07-24 13:51 

AP

[ Top International ]

Turkish opposition party denounces coup attempt... +

ISTANBUL AP -- Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's main opposition group, joined by some ruling party members, rallied Sunday in Istanbul to denounce a July 15 coup attempt, a rare show of unity that belies opposition unease over President Recep T...

 2016-07-24 13:50 

AFP

IS suicide bomber kills at least 15 in Baghdad... +

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 15 people in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad on Sunday, security and medical officials said.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 150 countriesIf you have news to share or ...

 2016-07-24 13:50 

AP

[ Business ]

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59M at weekend box office... +

LOS ANGELES AP -- "Star Trek Beyond" has landed atop the weekend box office.....

 2016-07-24 13:50 

AP

[ Top International ]

Australia team won't move into 'unfinished' Athletes Village... +

RIO DE JANEIRO AP -- Australian athletes will not move into their rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until serious plumbing, electrical and cleaning problems are fixed, with the troubled South American games opening in under two weeks.....

 2016-07-24 13:48 

UPI

'Wonder Woman' trailer with Gal Gadot gets 7M views in less than 24 hours on YouTube... +

Karen ButlerSAN DIEGO, July 24 (UPI) -- Israeli actress Gal Gadot says "now is the time" for Wonder Woman to get her own movie....

 2016-07-24 13:47 

UPI

Body found amid raging wild fire in Southern California... +

Yvette C. HammettSANTA CLARITA, Calif., July 24 (UPI) -- A homicide investigation is under way after a body was found amid the wreckage of a raging wild fire in California....

 2016-07-24 13:47 

Reuters

IOC will not ban Russia from Rio Games: TASS cites IOC source... +

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not ban Russia from participating in the Rio Games and has not suspended the Russian Olympic Committee, the Russian state news agency TASS quoted an IOC source as saying on Sunday....

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