CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama's presidential library will be built in a park along the shores of Lake Michigan and a short walk from the university where Obama taught constitutional law on Chicago's South Side, a personal familiar with the selection process told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention.
Turkish authorities on Wednesday announced the dismissal of more than 1,600 military personnel and the closure of more than 130 media outlets, CNN Turk reported, in a widening crackdown following this month's failed coup attempt. A total of 1,684 military personnel has been discharged, the broadcaster said. The moves are likely to further raise concern among rights groups and Turkey's Western allies about the reach of President Tayyip Erdogan's purge in the wake of the failed military coup on July 15-16.