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Donald Trump changes tune and endorses Mitt Romney

Speaking at a packed news conference yesterday in his Las Vegas hotel, and flanked by Romney and his wife, Ann, Trump said: “Mitt is tough, he’s sharp, he’s smart. He’s not going to allow bad things to continue to happen to this country that we all love."

UK Energy Minister Chris Huhne resigns over perversion of justice charges

Mr Huhne, a Liberal Democrat MP for the south-eastern English town of Eastleigh, insisted he was innocent and would fight the charges in the courts, but said he was standing down to “avoid distraction to either my official duties or my trial defence.”

French election favorite François Hollande flour-bombed

The attacker, who claims that police are monitoring her movements and her life has been threatened, ran onto the podium where Hollande was standing to sign a “social contract” and threw flour on him.

Indigenous leaders condemn activists' 'appalling' protest against Australian PM

Around 200 supporters of indigenous rights and Canberra’s Aboriginal Tent Embassy surrounded the city’s Lobby restaurant, where Gillard and Abbot were attending a ceremony to mark Australia’s national day, and began banging on windows and shouting "shame" and "racist."

Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir arrives in Libya

Al-Bashir was met at Tripoli airport on Saturday by Mustafa Abdul Jalil, chairman of Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC). 

Mitt Romney discloses net worth

Thailand elects Shinawatra as first female PM (PHOTOS)

BANGKOK — After leading Puea Thai party to victory, Yingluck Shinawatra was voted PM in parliament, making her Thailand's first female prime minister.

Obama steps in to address nation as Republicans, Democrats maintain standoff over debt ceiling

U.S. Democrats and Republicans are far apart on the debt-ceiling issue, with both parties on Monday putting forward separate and very different proposals to avert a possible government default next week.

U.S.: Boehner walks away from debt ceiling talks with Obama

Boehner said he would negotiate directly with Senate leaders to try to find a compromise by the Aug. 2 deadline to avert the U.S. government defaulting
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