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Policewoman Claims Ministry Pressured Her on Nice Attack

A fresh crisis hit France's government Sunday when a senior policewoman claimed the interior ministry pressured her to alter a report into security at the Nice fireworks display where 84 were killed when a man rammed a lorry into the crowd.

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve -- whose account of police deployments on the night of July 14 celebrations has already faced questions -- has been the lightning rod for criticism over alleged security failures.

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Training Exercise Causes Bomb Scare at U.S. Embassy in Myanmar

The United States Embassy in Myanmar held a tear gas training exercise on Sunday night that sparked rumors of an explosion and brought emergency services to the scene, a police officer said.

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Trump Says Terror-Hit French May Face More Screening in U.S.

Republican White House nominee Donald Trump has said that France and other nations hit by recent terror attacks would be subjected to "extreme" immigration checks if he is elected president.

Trump was asked in an interview airing Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" to expand on his proposal to suspend immigration from what he calls countries "compromised by terrorism" until vetting mechanisms are in place.

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Obama Decries Trump's 'Lack of Preparedness'

President Barack Obama questioned Republican nominee Donald Trump's readiness to be commander-in-chief, in an interview broadcast Sunday.

Weighing in on Trump's suggestions that the U.S. might not meet its mutual defense obligations in NATO, Obama told CBS it highlighted a "lack of preparedness that he has been displaying when it comes to foreign policy."

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One Dead, Two Injured in Germany Machete Attack

A 21-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker killed a woman and injured two people with a machete Sunday in the southwest German city of Reutlingen in an incident local police said did not bear the hallmarks of a "terrorist attack."

"At this stage of the inquiry we have nothing to indicate this was a terrorist attack," police said following the attack around 4:30 pm (1430 GMT) near the bus station of the city of some 100,000 near Stuttgart.

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Amnesty Says Turkey Coup Detainees Being Tortured

Human rights group Amnesty International said Sunday it had "credible evidence" of the abuse and torture of people detained in sweeping arrests since Turkey's July 15 coup.

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Iran Condemns Kabul Twin Blasts, Urges Unity

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned twin bomb attacks by the Islamic State group that ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in the Afghan capital, killing at least 80.

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6 Ukraine Troops Dead, 13 Hurt as Clashes Surge

Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and thirteen wounded in a fresh surge of fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in the country's war-torn east, Kiev said Sunday.

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Poland Ups Pope Security after Europe Attacks

Poland will deploy more than 40,000 security personnel to protect Pope Francis and the hundreds of thousands of young Catholics meeting him for World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow next week.

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Policewoman Claims Minister Pressured Her on Nice Attack

A senior policewoman claimed Sunday that France's interior minister pressured her to alter a report into security at the Nice fireworks display where 84 were killed when a man rammed a lorry into the crowd.

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