Yesterday's massacre of pedestrians leaving a fireworks display along the southern city's famed boulevard ended only after police killed the armed attacker in a hail of bullets. As the happy mood turned to naked fear around the Promenade des Anglais people ran in panic, desperately looking for a refuge from the unfolding slaughter.
Turkey's Police Chief Celalettin Lekesiz said 16 coup plotters were killed in clashes at Turkey's military police command. Prime Minister Benali Yildirim said 2,839 military personnel have been detained in connection with the attempted coup .
The struggle by conservatives for an 11th-hour derailment of Donald Trump's drive for the Republican presidential nomination is gasping for breath, although a leader of the effort is promising to fight on - but is shifting her tactics. At 9:48 p.m. on Thursday, a day sooner than expected, it was soundly defeated in a vote by the convention's rules committee . Magically anti-Trump delegates would reappear by the second ballot-now unbound by the results of their states' caucuses and ...
Yildirim said 2,836 servicemen involved in the coup attempt have been arrested. In a statement provided by his office, he said: "They will pay a heavy price for their treason to Turkey". The coup began with warplanes and helicopters roaring over Ankara and troops moving in to seal off the bridges over the Bosphorus Strait that links Europe and Asia in Istanbul.
The government is on track to be re-elected with a narrow majority of 1-3 seats, while votes will continue to be counted in the remaining close races next week. The tightly contested July 2 election followed three years of turbulence in Canberra , where two sitting prime ministers were deposed by their own parties in a "revolving door" of leaders.
Waldman found parallels in Obama's memorial speech to his king-making 2004 Democratic Convention speech in Boston, with one key difference: Twelve years have passed, and each of them seems to weigh on the President. Too many Americans, he said, live in urban neighborhoods bereft of jobs, public services, and a basic level of health and safety. He said prominent incidents sometimes "the catalyst for all the other stuff that may not even have to do with policing coming out".