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Nike shoes race to $437,500 world record auction price for sneakers

The so-called Nike 'Moon Shoe,' designed by Nike co-founder and track coach Bill Bowerman for runners at the 1972 Olympics trials.

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Former lobbyist Esper sworn in as defence secretary to succeed Mattis

Esper, 55, a former soldier and lobbyist for weapons maker Raytheon Co, received strong bipartisan support despite sharp questioning during his confirmation hearing by Democratic Senator Elizabeth…

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Bahujan Samaj Party expels lone Karnataka MLA for abstaining from trust vote

Mahesh was not present in the Assembly during the trust vote, which was moved by Kumaraswamy.

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Iran warns Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson it will 'protect' Gulf waters

The seizure of the Stena Impero has been seen as a tit-for-tat move after British authorities detained an Iranian tanker on July 4 in the Mediterranean on suspicion it was shipping oil to Syria in…

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Stepping into power, Britain's Johnson seeks more diverse cabinet

The former London mayor won the contest to succeed Theresa May on Tuesday by securing the leadership of the Conservative Party in a campaign that put the United Kingdom on course for a showdown…

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Ex-Chinese premier Li Peng mastermind behind Tiananmen Square crackdown dies at 90

The former chairman of the National People's Congress Standing Committee died of an unspecified illness in Beijing on Monday,

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Boris Johnson's stance on Iran, Trump, Huawei and the economy

Johnson is keen to maintain a strong relationship with the United States and British media have reported he is considering a visit to meet Trump early in his premiership.

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Boris Johnson: A divisive politician with 'do or die' pledge over Brexit

Johnson was propelled into the major league of UK politics by his election in 2008 as mayor of London

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Boris Johnson wins Conservative Party leadership race; to become new UK PM

160,000 Conservative Party workers voted for the PM candidate.

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US should know one thing that Hong Kong is China's Hong Kong, do not interfere: Foreign ministry

US President Donald Trump had said that he believed Chinese President Xi Jinping has acted very responsibly with regard to the protests.

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French right-wingers to shun 16-year-old Greta Thunberg in Parliament

Thunberg has been invited by a cross-party group of politicians to attend a French parliament committee meeting and will watch a plenary session from the public gallery on Tuesday.

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US sanctions against oil companies illegal: China

Pompeo's announcement over the sanctions was the latest move by Washington to ratchet up economic pressure on Tehran over its alleged military activities in the Middle East

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Israel condemns Palestinian attacks on Saudi blogger at Al-Aqsa mosque

The Saudi visitor, named by Israeli public radio as Mohammed Saud, was one of six invitees from Arab states brought to Israel by its foreign ministry to give them fresh viewpoints on the country…

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Five urgent tasks for Britain's new prime minister

The winner of the Conservative party leadership contest will be announced on Tuesday and should take office as prime minister on Wednesday.

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Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM as Conservatives announce new leader

Johnson, a former London mayor who resigned as foreign minister a year ago over May's Brexit plans, is the clear favourite to replace her, with several polls putting him on around 70 per cent.

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