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S Korea claims North carried out failed missile test
- July 09, 2016

Security Council resolutions. We should strongly condemn the launch by working with the worldwide community", said Prime Minister Abe. The two missiles achieved a significant increase in flight distance over previous failed launches and were believed to be of a much-hyped, intermediate-range Musudan missile - theoretically capable of reaching United States bases as far away as Guam, the ministry said in June. (more...)
Union backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader but demands 'effective opposition' Union backs Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader but demands 'effective opposition'
- July 09, 2016

On its website, Wallasey Branch Labour Party said: "Last night at our branch meeting Wallasey Branch Labour Party passed, with an overwhelming majority, a motion of support for Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party". Former leader Ed Miliband, who last week called on Mr Corbyn to stand down, warned Labour could end up in "civil war" if a means could not be found for him to leave. (more...)
Chris Froome wins Tour de France stage eight to claim yellow jersey
- July 09, 2016

Froome contradicted his manager, though, saying: "It wasn't planned". He leads Adam Yates and Joaquim Rodriguez by 16 seconds overall, according to provisional results. Pinot sped up the pace in the final kilometer of climbing, cheered by legions of fans lining the road. Victory means the British rider, representing Team Sky, takes the yellow jersey but he may face punishment following the altercation with an onrushing supporter during the stage. (more...)
Bombing at Turkey police station kills 3, agency reports Bombing at Turkey police station kills 3, agency reports
- July 09, 2016

A security source said the blast in Mardin was the work of the Kurdistan Workers Party ( PKK ), Anadolu reported. Security forces have begun operations to apprehend the attackers. It is a necessity that Turkey and the northern Iraqi regional Kurdish government cooperate to fight the terrorist groups Daesh and PKK , Turkey's prime minister has told his counterpart in the regional government. (more...)
Clinton: Dallas shootings an 'absolutely horrific event'
- July 09, 2016

Hundreds of people gathered in Dallas to protest the killings Thursday night when a gunman opened fire, killing five police officers and injuring seven others. "A brutal attack on our police force is an attack on our country, and an attack on our families". Calling for unity after deadly shooting in the United States city of Dallas, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has said that white people must listen to African-Americans about "what it feels to live with fear ... (more...)
Obama expected to leave about 8400 troops in Afghanistan
- July 09, 2016

Obama said it was in the United States' interest to keep most troops in Afghanistan, considering its "precarious" situation and all the American blood and treasure invested in the country over the past 15 years. "The precision of the President's new Afghanistan Troop Cap would be comical were its consequences not so tragic for our mission and military readiness", Thornberry said in a written statement. (more...)
Canadian man gored in Pamplona's running of the bulls
- July 09, 2016

The Running of the Bulls (in Spanish: encierro , from the verb encerrar , "to corral, to enclose") is a practice that involves running in front of a small group of cattle, typically six, of the toro bravo breed that have been let loose on a course of a sectioned-off subset of a town's streets. (more...)
More than 100 bodies from South Sudan gunfire, doctors say
- July 09, 2016

Late on Thursday, a convoy of soldiers loyal to the former rebel leader and first vice president, Riek Machar, opened fire on a checkpoint manned by troops from Kiir's faction, said Lul Ruai Koang, a spokesman for government troops. It remained unclear who was behind the fighting or how many people had been injured or killed. Friday's fighting was apparently sparked by a shootout between Mr Kiir's bodyguards and Mr Machar's. (more...)
Australia to pay extra $300 mln to help develop Afghan security forces Australia to pay extra $300 mln to help develop Afghan security forces
- July 09, 2016

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation foreign chiefs agreed in December 2015 to sustain the RSM presence during 2016. Australian troops are based in the capital Kabul. Scaparrotti said the Afghan mission is key to global security. Moreover, Afghan leaders have demonstrated a willingness to implement hard but necessary reforms, such as developing a Sustainable Security Strategy that better allocates ANDSF resources to defend strategic terrain, and better implementing rest and refit plans for ... (more...)
Home Ministry Orders Reexamination of Zakir Naik's Speeches Home Ministry Orders Reexamination of Zakir Naik's Speeches
- July 09, 2016

The country's Information Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said the home ministry would scan Naik's speeches and take the needed steps. Facing flak from BJP for sharing the stage with Islamic preacher Zakir Naik who is in the midst of a controversy for his "hate speech" reportedly inspiring one of the five militants involved in the recent terror attack in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday questioned the double standards in application. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's Probe Decision Based On 'Apolitical' Review
- July 09, 2016

The FBI director said that while he stood by his decision to not recommend criminal charges against Clinton, he suggested that she may face other consequences. Chaffetz asked if the Federal Bureau of Investigation had reviewed Clinton's testimony to Congress that she did not have classified information on her email. (more...)
Debate erupts: Is motherhood an advantage for UK's next PM? Debate erupts: Is motherhood an advantage for UK's next PM?
- July 09, 2016

Supporters of Mrs May lined up to attack Mrs Leadsom over her Times interview. "Truly appalling and the exact opposition of what I said". It's tempting to write that piece again, but I've got such a packed day of decadent childless selfishness ahead of me that I'll refer you to the one I wrote a year ago . (more...)
'Finding Dory' Floats, 'The BFG' Sinks in Muddled Weekend for Disney
- July 09, 2016

With Illumination Entertainment's The Secret Life of Pets stealing a tone of eyeballs this Friday, I expect Finding Dory won't finish much higher than $450 million domestically (which might be enough to close the year in 1st, unless Rogue One really delivers). (more...)
Clinton blames State colleagues for classified secrets in emails Clinton blames State colleagues for classified secrets in emails
- July 09, 2016

Chaffetz then asked whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation needs referral to review those statements, to which Comey replied "sure do". CHAFFETZ: The server that was set up in her home was originally set up by, you said, former president Bill Clinton. (more...)
Sen. Corker says he won't be Trump's VP
- July 09, 2016

In an interview with Politico , Joni Ernst of Iowa said she can best help a President Trump from her place in the Senate. Corker's announcement that he is taking himself out of consideration came just one day after NBC News reported that he had submitted his vetting materials to Trump's campaign. (more...)
Dallas shooting suspect was Afghanistan vet: United States military
- July 09, 2016

President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott asked for the public's prayers. In a letter posted online Friday, Abbott said "every life matters" and urged Texans to come together. Officers crouched beside vehicles, armored SWAT team vehicles arrived and a helicopter hovered overhead. His killing was captured on video by a bystander. (more...)
Cruz Not Yet Endorsing Trump, but Will Speak at Convention Cruz Not Yet Endorsing Trump, but Will Speak at Convention
- July 09, 2016

Sen. Ben Sasse and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump came face to face in Washington Thursday without incident. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who was a prisoner of war during the Vietnam conflict. "He showed today he could be Donald Trump and still work with Republicans". Hardy said that he represents a district with a large Hispanic, Asian and African-American populations that may be one of the most diverse GOP districts in the country and noted that he is now running ... (more...)
Utah Zika virus Death, First in Continental US
- July 09, 2016

The county health department only learned of the Zika-related death when it reviewed death certificates, Executive Director Gary Edwards said at the news conference. The exact cause of death has not been determined, however. "This unfortunate situation is a tragic reminder of how important it is to receive proper pre-travel education and to protect yourself from mosquitoes when traveling overseas", Vitek said, according to Deseret News . (more...)
Black Lives Matter protests continue despite shooting in Dallas
- July 09, 2016

The Charlotte chapter of Black Lives Matter said Friday that it did not want to comment on the motive until more information comes out. "It saddens me to live in a community where I am genuinely loved", Okosun said, "but in every instance, in every interaction I have, I'm questioned of my character, I'm questioned of my motives, I'm questioned of my intellect, and I'm questioned of my value in being unapologetically Afu, which means being unapologetically black". (more...)
Gunman in vehicle shoots at Georgia officer Gunman in vehicle shoots at Georgia officer
- July 09, 2016

No one was hit by the shots, they said. A gunman in a passing vehicle who opened fire on a police officer on patrol in Georgia will likely be charged with aggravated assault on the officer, authorities said Friday. In a news release, Roswell police said a motive isn't available. The police chase ended when Nunez crashed the vehicle. Detectives are now questioning Nunez about his motivation, but said his cooperation has been "limited". (more...)
Mets' Harvey facing season-ending surgery
- July 09, 2016

In Harvey's case, the problem is more nerve-related, general manager Sandy Alderson said. "Any time that you introduce a significant surgery of this type, I think you have to be cautious about what will happen", Alderson said. The team has recalled Seth Lugo, and now needs a spot starter Saturday against the Washington Nationals. "So there's a level of concern", Mets manager Terry Collins said . (more...)
Former UK Prime Minister Blamed for Soldiers' Deaths in Iraq War Former UK Prime Minister Blamed for Soldiers' Deaths in Iraq War
- July 09, 2016

Families of male and female troops who died in the war have repeatedly criticised Mr Blair and his claims that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. "There were errors in intelligence, but there was no lie", he said. But, asked whether invading Iraq was a mistake, Blair was strikingly unrepentant. (more...)
For state's congressional delegation, Trump visit mostly good
- July 09, 2016

RNC chairman Reince Priebus, who was in attendance when the two met, told Fox News, "I'll just say they had a good conversation, and it was very polite and cordial and normal". McCain was not at the Trump meeting Thursday, but was chairing a hearing of the Armed Services Committee that was being held at the same time . "My position remains I want to support the nomination". (more...)
Louisiana man's family doesn't want death to be 'race thing' Louisiana man's family doesn't want death to be 'race thing'
- July 09, 2016

He said they "triangulated" in the downtown area where the protesters were marching and had " some knowledge of the route" they would take. "These officers have families..." We need everyone to respect our lives. Mufleh Alatiyat, a 25-year old employee of the store, described Sterling as generous and said he often gave away CDs or petty cash or bought food or drink for some people. (more...)
Saudi says 7 citizens involved in Medina, Qatif bombings
- July 09, 2016

The unidentified attacker killed four Saudi security troops and wounded five others in a vehicle park outside the sprawling mosque grounds where the Prophet Muhammad is buried. Saudi Arabian security officials have identified the terrorists who carried out the recent attacks in Madinah and Qatif areas resulting in the martyrdom of four security men. (more...)

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