The Guardian's US West Coast Bureau Chief. Previously Washington Correspondent and, before that, Special Projects Editor in London.

Turkey coup attempt could destabilize ally in region reeling from terrorism

theguardian.com — The attempted coup in Turkey threatens to dangerously destabilised a western ally in a region already reeling from war, terrorism and mass migration, according to experts and analysts in the region. The Turkish military's apparent attempt to seize power on Friday unleashed panic in the streets and sent shockwaves through Nato and across the Middle East.

Iain Duncan Smith 'distorted' research on childhood neglect and brain size

theguardian.com — A leading neuroscientist has accused the Tory social policy tsar Iain Duncan Smith of distorting his research into childhood neglect and the effect it has on the size and development of children's brains. Dr Bruce Perry reacted following comments made by the former Tory leader in which he has suggested children brought up in abusive or neglectful households could develop smaller brains.

Met chief sorry for police spies using dead children's identities

theguardian.com — Britain's most senior police officer has offered a general apology for the "morally repugnant" theft of dead children's identities by undercover spies who infiltrated political groups. But Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan police commissioner, has refused to tell any families if the identities of their children were stolen by the undercover officers.

Reuters on Jo Cox murder

paullewismoney.blogspot.com — Britain mourns murdered lawmaker, EU referendum campaign suspended * EU referendum campaign on hold, unclear when to restart * Mourners pay tribute to "wonderful woman" * Flags fly at half mast on Downing Street, Buckingham Palace * Flowers laid at Parliament, houseboat and murder scene By Elisabeth O'Leary and Paul Sandle BIRSTALL, England, June 17 (Reuters) - Britain mourned lawmaker Jo Cox on Friday after a man wielding a gun and knife killed the 41-year-old in an attack that has thrown next week's referendum on European Union membership into limbo.

Bernie Sanders' supporters vow the revolution will not be silenced

theguardian.com — The stage was set for a crescendo. Bernie Sanders, the most successful socialist in modern US politics, was due to appear in front of the fog-shrouded Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco. Thousands had amassed beside the bay on the eve of California's huge Democratic primary, a contest they hoped would bring about the downfall of a candidate many have grown to resent: Hillary Clinton.

Bernie or bust? Sanders backers on their election day plans - video

theguardian.com — As Bernie Sanders' bid to be the Democratic nominee for US president comes to a close, Paul Lewis speaks with his supporters in San Francisco during one of the last rallies of his campaign. Will they unite behind the presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, or will they stay home when it's time to vote?

Clinton celebrates 'milestone' victory as Sanders refuses to end presidential bid

theguardian.com — Hillary Clinton cemented her status as the Democratic nominee for president on Tuesday with convincing primary wins in New Jersey and New Mexico, calling on supporters of her rival Bernie Sanders to unite behind her historic candidacy.

California changin’: three governors see history repeated in state’s primary

theguardian.com — Jerry Brown sat beside a glittering swimming pool at the governor's mansion, having just perused a batch of California newspapers in the spring sunshine. The papers were now folded and stacked on a table. The governor looked a little bored. "History isn't a big topic in most newspapers," he said.

Hillary Clinton declared Democratic presidential nominee

theguardian.com — Hillary Clinton faces the last major contest of the primary campaign on Tuesday having already been declared the Democratic presidential nominee, making her the first woman in history to lead a major party bid for the White House.

Clinton to Sanders: I dropped out for Obama - it was 'the right thing to do'

theguardian.com — Hillary Clinton made clear she expects her rival Bernie Sanders to withdraw from the race for the Democratic nomination for president on Tuesday in the aftermath of primaries in California and five other states.
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Aug 21, 2016

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Aug 17, 2016

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Jul 20, 2016

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