At times, the speech was drowned out by the cheering crowds in the arena of the Republican National Convention. Social media crowned a new political star. Some Republicans said they were seeing the US president they longed for.
The brother confirmed what the reports suspected: Qandeel Baloch, 26, died in an "honor killing," a homicide of a woman who has brought "shame" to her family. Baloch's name and photo spread across the news, bringing her a notoriety in death she had been seeking in life.
Pema Khandu emerged as the new star on the northeastern horizon when he was elected leader of the Congress in Arunachal Pradesh in a dramatic turn of events for the beleaguered party fighting to save its government.
What a strange few weeks it has been for Boris Johnson. The former London mayor's political star soared last month when he led Britain's "leave" campaign to a shocking victory in a national referendum on the country's membership in the European Union.