Turkey coup attempt: Thousands of police officers suspended

Turkish officials say that nearly 8,000 police officers have been suspended, reportedly on suspicion of having links to the coup attempt at the weekend. Some 6,000 members of the judiciary and military, including generals, have been detained. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to purge state bodies of the “virus” that caused the revolt. The US…

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Baton Rouge shootings: Gunman's videos show anger at US police

The man identified as the killer of three US police officers in Baton Rouge had posted videos complaining at police treatment of African Americans and urging them to “fight back”. One of Gavin Long’s videos stresses he is not linked to any group but is “affiliated with justice”. The ex-Marine, 29, was killed by police…

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Paul Trollope: Cardiff boss to leave Wales role and be replaced by Kit Symons

Paul Trollope is set to leave Wales’ coaching staff to concentrate on his role as Cardiff City’s head coach. Trollope succeeded Russell Slade as Bluebirds boss in May and has been working with Wales since July 2015. He is expected to be replaced in the Welsh set-up by predecessor Kit Symons. Having been Wales manager…

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Baton Rouge shootings: Obama calls for calm after three police officers killed

President Obama has called for restraint after three police officers were shot dead in the city of Baton Rouge in Louisiana. The gunman, Gavin Long, an African-American who had served for five years in the Marines, was also killed. He had posted videos on the internet complaining about police treatment of African-Americans. Tensions in Baton…

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Taylor Swift Blasts Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Over Leaked Video Discussing “Famous” Lyrics

9:19 PM PDT 7/17/2016 by Abid Rahman Kanye West had claimed he had prior approval from Swift on controversial lyrics from his hit song and video uploaded to Snapchat by his wife appears to back that up. Kim Kardashian West took to Snapchat on Sunday to defend her husband Kanye West in his ongoing feud…

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MPs to vote on Trident nuclear weapons system renewal

MPs are set to decide on whether to renew Britain’s nuclear weapons programme, in a Commons vote later. In her first statement to parliament as prime minister, Theresa May will say it would be a “gross irresponsibility” for the UK to abandon its nuclear weapons. Labour is split, with Jeremy Corbyn opposing renewal but the…

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Renowned Nice Pediatric Hospital Is Scene of Grief Among Families, Reporters

The Fondation Lenval, where eight years ago Angelina Jolie delivered her twins amid an unprecedented paparazzi frenzy, now is the center of a more somber media vigil. Right now, the distinctive, six-story building with its multi-colored, Mediterranean-blue glass facade overlooking the shimmering Bay of Angels is the saddest place in the south of France. Inside…

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Ragnar Klavan: Liverpool close in on Augsburg defender

Liverpool are closing in on a deal to sign Augsburg central defender Ragnar Klavan for a fee of £4.2m. The Estonia captain, 30, would act as cover for Frenchman Mamadou Sakho, who is expected to miss the start of the season with an Achilles tendon injury. Manager Jurgen Klopp is keen to strengthen his defensive…

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Hospital Treating Child Victims of Nice Truck Attack Hosted Angelina Jolie's Twin Delivery 8 Years Ago

The Fondation Lenval, where eight years ago Angelina Jolie delivered her twins amid an unprecedented paparazzi frenzy, now is the center of a more somber media vigil. Right now, the distinctive, six-story building with its multi-colored, Mediterranean-blue glass facade overlooking the shimmering Bay of Angels is the saddest place in the south of France. Inside…

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Five seriously injured in Breighton airfield helicopter crash

Five people have been seriously injured in a helicopter crash in Breighton, East Yorkshire, police have said. Officers from Humberside Police were called at 18:07 BST to attend the crash, at the side of the runway at Breighton Aerodrome, near Selby. All five people hurt in the incident have been taken to hospital – two…

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