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Two teens killed, many injured in Florida nightclub shooting

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - Two teenagers were killed and as many as 18 other people were wounded early on Monday in a shooting outside a party at a Florida nightclub that police in Fort Myers said was not an act of terror. Read More


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FBI investigates hacking of Democratic Party organization

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the nature and scope of a cyber intrusion at the Democratic National Committee, the agency said on Monday, amid concerns hackers working for Russia are attempting to use the breach to influence the U.S. presidential election. More »


Sanders supporters boo as he urges them to elect Clinton U.S. president

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Bernie Sanders on Monday urged his supporters to back Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in her White House bid, drawing jeers and shouts of "We want Bernie" in a show of discord as the party kicked off its national convention. More »


Cooperation with Russia in Syria would not be based on trust -U.S. general

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Any military or intelligence cooperation between the United States and Russia to strike targets in Syria would include measures to ensure U.S. operational security and would not be based on trust, a top U.S. military official said on Monday. More »


Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State: minister

ANSBACH, Germany (Reuters) - The Syrian who blew himself up in southern Germany, wounding 15 people, had pledged allegiance to Islamic State on a video found on his mobile phone, the Bavarian Interior Minister said on Monday. More »


Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion in digital ad push

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc said on Monday it would buy Yahoo Inc's core internet properties for $4.83 billion in cash, marking the end of the line for a storied Web pioneer and setting the stage for a big new internet push by the telecom giant. More »


New York City police upgrade gear after Texas, Louisiana shootings

(Reuters) - The New York City Police Department has acquired $7 million in military-style protective equipment for patrol officers in response to recent shooting attacks on police in Baton Rouge and Dallas earlier this month, officials said on Monday. More »


Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown as Europe sounds alarm

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European Union. More »


Diplomatic win for China as ASEAN drops reference to maritime court ruling

VIENTIANE (Reuters) - China scored a diplomatic victory on Monday as Southeast Asian nations dropped a U.S.-backed proposal to mention a landmark international court ruling against Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea in a joint statement. More »


U.S. judge faults Uber, bans background check in NY lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday banned Uber Technologies Inc and its Chief Executive Travis Kalanick from using information from a background check on a passenger bringing a price-fixing lawsuit, saying the investigative firm conducting the probe may have engaged in criminal conduct. More »


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