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Here’s a roundup of the 5 most important things happening in the world right now:
Donald Trump is Back at Making America Great Again
Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump used the first night of the GOP convention to stir his base into a frenzy. Well over three hours of speakers headlined an event focused on “making America safe again.”
Melania Trump, Queen of Speech Plagiarism
Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, appeared to plagiarize parts of Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention address. Melania told NBC’s “Today” show Monday morning that she had written the speech herself “with as little help as possible.”
Turkey’s Military Coup Not What We Thought
It looks as if everyone was wrong about a key aspect of Turkey’s military coup. A senior adviser to Turkey’s prime minister said the coup “was incredibly well organized actually” and “could have succeeded.”
Chilling Evidence Unveiled About the Baton Rouge Shooter
Officials unveiled “chilling” evidence showing how the Baton Rouge shooter targeted the police. The black US Marine Corps veteran who shot dead three police officers in Louisiana’s capital assassinated them, authorities said.
Theresa May Determined to Make Brexit a Success
British Prime Minister Theresa May will use the first meeting of her senior ministers to tell them they must make Britain’s exit from the European Union a success. May backed remaining in the EU ahead of last month’s referendum.