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An Istanbul court on Friday jailed two opposition journalists on charges of revealing state secrets, in a trial that has become a lightning rod for concerns about the erosion of press freedom in Turkey. Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of leading opposition daily Cumhuriyet, was sentenced to five years and 10 months at the closed-door trial, while his Ankara bureau chief Erdem Gul was handed five years in prison, television stations said. The sentencing came hours after Dundar escaped an apparent attempt on his life by a gunman outside the courthouse.
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told college graduates on Friday that their diversity is "Donald Trump's worst nightmare" and that it's their job to confront global issues ranging from terrorism to climate change.
By Jeff Mason and Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama warned on Friday that occupying the Oval Office "is not a reality show," in a swipe at outspoken Republican candidate Donald Trump who is vying to replace him in the White House. Fighting with Obama is a battle Trump will likely relish as he tries to rally support within his own party. Asked about Trump at a media briefing in the White House, Obama called on the press and public to weigh past statements by the Republican but did not point to any specific issues or remarks.