The chronology of Bouhlel's last night is still being pieced together. The Islamic State said on Saturday that a Tunisian man who barrelled his truck into a crowd in the French resort city of Nice was a "soldier" of the group, though the veracity of the claim couldn't immediately be determined.
Yet elsewhere in the city the grief was still raw as families said farewell to their loved ones and some demanded to know from the authorities how security measures had failed to prevent a man from driving a truck through crowds of revelers in an apparent planned attack that resulted in the worst mass carnage in Nice's recent history.
According to reports , his ex-wife was also being questioned. Bouhlel was shot to death by police after he barreled down the crowded Promenade des Anglais for nearly a mile Friday, crushing and hitting people who had gathered to watch fireworks.
Gulen has strongly denied the government's charges, suggesting the attempted military coup in Turkey could have been staged as a pretext for the Erdogan government to seize even more power. Turkish special forces policemen walk in front of their damaged base, which was attacked by the Turkish warplanes during the failed military coup last Friday, in Ankara , Turkey , Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
That's according to Democrats familiar with the process. Clinton is expected to announce her decision during a two-day campaign swing in Florida later this week. In an echo of Trump's unorthodox journey from businessman and reality TV star to party standard-bearer, the choreography of the convention has been uneven, contrasting with what is generally a smoothly coordinated display of support for a party presidential candidate.
The Philippines' top diplomat said Tuesday he had rejected a Chinese offer to hold talks "outside of and in disregard" of an worldwide tribunal's ruling last week that debunked Beijing's claim to ownership of virtually the entire South China Sea.