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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to his supporters as he arrives to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, in Istanbul, Saturday, July 15, 2017. Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the July 15 failed military attempt to overthrow Erdogan, with a series of events honouring some 250 people, who were killed across Turkey while trying to oppose coup-plotters. (Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
July 16, 2017 - 8:40 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's main opposition party says the government is blocking a full investigation into last summer's failed coup attempt and using the state of emergency imposed in its wake to hide the truth. Bulent Tezcan, the spokesman of the Republican People's Party or CHP, said the...
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President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus are seen on a large video screen during Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, Friday, July 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 16, 2017 - 8:35 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump was carefully calculated — and may have changed the U.S. president's mind about climate change. Macron defended his outreach to Trump, whose "America first" policies have elicited worry and...
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President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus are seen on a large video screen during Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris, Friday, July 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 16, 2017 - 8:35 am
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump was carefully calculated — and may have changed the U.S. president's mind about climate change. Macron defended his outreach to Trump, whose "America first" policies have elicited worry and...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans are fending off questions about Russia and the Trump campaign, and dealing with an unpopular health care plan. But Democrats have yet to unify behind a clear, core message that will help them take advantage of their opponents' struggles. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 16, 2017 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley hesitated when asked about his party's core message to voters. "That message is being worked on," the New York congressman said in an interview this past week. "We're doing everything we can to simplify it, but at the same time provide...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans are fending off questions about Russia and the Trump campaign, and dealing with an unpopular health care plan. But Democrats have yet to unify behind a clear, core message that will help them take advantage of their opponents' struggles. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 16, 2017 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley hesitated when asked about his party's core message to voters. "That message is being worked on," the New York congressman said in an interview this past week. "We're doing everything we can to simplify it, but at the same time provide...
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Nay Secretary nominee Richard Spencer. Surgeons in Phoenix said they removed a blood clot from above the left eye of McCain. Mayo Clinic Hospital doctors said Saturday, July 15 that McCain underwent a "minimally invasive" procedure to remove the nearly 2-inch (5-centimeter) clot, and that the surgery went "very well." They said the 80-year-old Republican is resting comfortably at his home in Arizona. Pathology reports are expected in the next several days. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
July 16, 2017 - 3:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he will delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John McCain's announced absence following surgery left Republicans short of votes on their marquee legislation. McConnell's announcement amounted to...
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People participate in a ceremony to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, at Turkey's Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, early Sunday, July 16, 2017. Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the July 15 failed military attempt to overthrow Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with a series of events honouring some 250 people, who were killed across Turkey while trying to oppose coup-plotters. "FETO" on the banner is the name that Turkish government uses to describe the organization of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of orchestrating the coup.(AP Photos/Ali Unal)
July 16, 2017 - 1:05 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to "rip the heads off" of terror groups and coup-plotters who tried to end his more than decade-long rule on Saturday, as Turkey marked the anniversary of the country's crushed military coup with a series of rallies and other commemorative events...
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People participate in a ceremony to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, at Turkey's Parliament in Ankara, Turkey, early Sunday, July 16, 2017. Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the July 15 failed military attempt to overthrow Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with a series of events honouring some 250 people, who were killed across Turkey while trying to oppose coup-plotters. "FETO" on the banner is the name that Turkish government uses to describe the organization of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of orchestrating the coup.(AP Photos/Ali Unal)
July 16, 2017 - 1:05 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to "rip the heads off" of terror groups and coup-plotters who tried to end his more than decade-long rule on Saturday, as Turkey marked the anniversary of the country's crushed military coup with a series of rallies and other commemorative events...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, attends a ceremony at Turkey's Parliament to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, in Ankara, Turkey, early Sunday, July 16, 2017. Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the July 15 failed military attempt to overthrow Erdogan, with a series of events honouring some 250 people, who were killed across Turkey while trying to oppose coup-plotters. (Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
July 15, 2017 - 11:44 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to "rip the heads off" of terror groups and coup-plotters who tried to end his more than decade-long rule on Saturday, as Turkey marked the anniversary of the country's crushed military coup with a series of rallies and other commemorative events...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, attends a ceremony at Turkey's Parliament to commemorate the one year anniversary of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt, in Ankara, Turkey, early Sunday, July 16, 2017. Turkey commemorates the first anniversary of the July 15 failed military attempt to overthrow Erdogan, with a series of events honouring some 250 people, who were killed across Turkey while trying to oppose coup-plotters. (Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
July 15, 2017 - 11:44 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to "rip the heads off" of terror groups and coup-plotters who tried to end his more than decade-long rule on Saturday, as Turkey marked the anniversary of the country's crushed military coup with a series of rallies and other commemorative events...
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