A more controversial set of arrivals were expected later in the day, with some 70 Russian athletes from a team slashed by bans in a state-sponsored doping scandal due to fly in at around 6:00 pm (2100 GMT). Hours after the plane carrying the Russian team took off, the track and field team gathered across town in a small stadium for what was billed as an Olympic consolation event.
President Tayyip Erdogan has accused US -based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen of masterminding the failed coup and authorities have already suspended, dismissed or placed under investigation more than 60,000 soldiers, police, teachers, judges and others suspected of links to the Gulen movement.
Cambodia denied it vetoed Philippine efforts to include a historic ruling on the South China Sea in a joint statement by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ) after a recent meeting. "The ministers stressed that this is a crucial opportunity for the region to uphold the existing rules-based worldwide order and to show respect for global law", they said in one of the strongest and most detailed post-arbitration warnings by the allies against China.
With Clinton largely absent from the convention stage - she made a brief cameo on stage Wednesday night after Obama spoke - the convention speakers in Philadelphia urged Americans to see beyond what Bill Clinton called the "cartoon" of Clinton created by adversaries.
Wasserman Schultz , D-Fla., who has always been under fire for the appearance of partiality toward Clinton in the Democratic presidential primaries, announced her resignation in a statement Sunday afternoon. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has a new gig - just hours after announcing her resignation as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. These recently leaked emails are providing political gold for both Republicans and Democrats running against Wasserman Schultz.
Sanders said he was still committed to ensuring Clinton was elected in November over Trump, however he said Wasserman Schultz should be ousted. THE LEAK: On Friday, the public got its first look at DNC emails when Wikileaks posted a cache of 19,000 internal communications, including some that suggested party officials had favored Clinton over rival Sanders during the primaries.