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Republicans Formally Nominate Donald Trump for U.S. Presidency

Donald Trump on Tuesday secured the Republican party’s 2016 nomination for the White House after vanquishing 16 party rivals His son, Donald Trump Jr., announced the support of New York, their home state, during a roll-call vote at the Republican

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Two men and woman dead in Aberdeen tower block ‘incident’

Two men and a woman have died during a disturbance at a tower block in Aberdeen, police have said. Officers are investigating whether one of the men fell from a window of the 19-storey Donside Court, in the Tillydrone area

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Pilots held for suspected drinking before UK-Canada flight

Authorities say two commercial airline pilots have been arrested at Glasgow Airport on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol, shortly before they were due to take off on a trans-Atlantic flight. Canadian airline Air Transat says the two

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Syrian rebels capture Islamic State headquarters in Manbij: U.S. military

U.S.-backed rebels fighting Islamic State militants in Syria captured a headquarters operation as they pushed into the western part of the town of Manbij over the weekend, the U.S. military said in a statement on Tuesday. The Islamic State headquarters,

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Three Stabbed After Waterfight Turns Hostile

Three people, including a police officer, have been stabbed in London’s Hyde Park after a waterfight got out of control. A second police officer was wounded by a bottle. The officers are in hospital and their injuries are not life-threatening.

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Brazil judge blocks WhatsApp over data in criminal case

A Brazilian judge ordered an indefinite suspension of Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp on Tuesday after it failed to cooperate in a criminal investigation, the third such incident involving the popular phone messaging app since December. The office of Judge Daniela Barbosa

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Police officer shot and killed in Kansas City, Kansas

A police officer in Kansas City, Kansas, who was shot Tuesday while investigating an armed disturbance call, has died, Dr. James Howard of the University of Kansas Hospital said. The officer was identified by police Chief Terry Zeigler as Capt.

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Trump’s Wife, Melania Accused Of Plagiarizing Michelle Obama

Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, has taken centre stage on the first day of the Republican national convention but faces accusations of plagiarism. Commentators noticed that a portion of her speech had similarities with Mrs Obama’s 2008 convention speech. In her

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Outrage in India after woman allegedly raped twice by same men

A passer-by found the Indian student unconscious in the bushes of a park outside Rohtak and took her to a hospital. The 21-year-old later told police that she was not only drugged and gang-raped, but that two of her attackers

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Melania Trump Plagiarized Her Convention Speech From Michelle Obama

In her first major address before the nation on Monday night, Melania Trump appears to have plagiarized a number of lines from first lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. The plagiarized passages, in bold below, concerned

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