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Obama says Dallas gunman was a 'demented individual'
- July 11, 2016

A man in black was spotted running into the police carpark building and officers have been seen running around nearby with guns drawn. Dallas was still on edge Saturday. Mr. Trump termed it "an attack on our country", and also called the police shootings of two African-American men earlier in the week "senseless, tragic". (more...)
Gunfire shatters uneasy calm in South Sudan capital
- July 11, 2016

Machar and commanders loyal to him fled to the countryside, and tens of thousands of people died in the conflict that followed. The streets of Juba were reported to be quiet on Saturday. The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Sunday to consider the fighting in South Sudan. Regarding Thursday's attacks, Reuters reports that violence began when soldiers loyal to Kiir demanded to search vehicles of Machar supporters. (more...)
Thompson, Canada advance to finals Thompson, Canada advance to finals
- July 11, 2016

In the fourth quarter with just over two minutes left and the two teams trading punches, Parker caught a pass, faked his former San Antonio Spurs protégée Joseph aside before stepping back and nailing a three-pointer that gave France a decisive 73-66 lead. (more...)
Sen. Corker rules himself out as Trump's running mate
- July 11, 2016

Trump has said he wants to choose a more traditional politician than himself, someone who has some experience navigating Washingtonand, the implication goes, someone who might smooth Trumps troubled relations with many fellow Republicans. "She's terrific, supportive", Trump said. Senator Joni Ernst has pulled out of the running to be Trump's running mate , saying she supports Pence for the job. (more...)
Obama says attacks on police hurt Black Lives Matter cause
- July 11, 2016

Francis and Edwards joined hundreds of other protesters for a march through downtown Manhattan Saturday night, guarded by lines of police officers who formed a human barricade to protect and contain the demonstration. "Would this have happened if those passengers would have been white? I said, 'Thank you for your service, '" Lewis tweeted Friday. President Obama doesn't see it that way. (more...)
Dallas police say nothing found in garage search Dallas police say nothing found in garage search
- July 11, 2016

But many people at the vigil agree that the acts of violence that happened in Dallas earlier in the week are not the solution to the problem. Black Lives Matter condemned the violence in the Dallas attack, calling it a tragedy not just for those affected but the nation as well. (more...)
After a week of uncertainty, Turnbull claims Aussie election win
- July 11, 2016

Turnbull promised a plebiscite on gay marriage later this year if elected and had said he wanted it done as soon as possible. In the electorate of Capricornia, to the north of Flynn, the LNP's Michelle Landry has also turned around a significant deficit and now leads her Labor opponent by 148 votes with 7263 to count. (more...)
Australia prime minister declares win in marathon election
- July 11, 2016

We can't look fair if we say that the burden should fall on those who are most vulnerable. "Mr Turnbull and I have a strong and established working relationship which has seen both our countries benefit". Soon after, a visibly relieved and somewhat emotional Mr Turnbull claimed victory at a Sunday afternoon news conference. Turnbull's victory speech came hours after the leader of the center-left opposition Labor Party Bill Shorten rang the premier to concede his party would not be able ... (more...)
Second day of clashes at Al-Aqsa Mosque
- July 11, 2016

He further emphasized that the acts of aggression, which have been committed by the Israelis over the past two days, are not something new and had also occurred before the holy month of Ramadan. Jews refer to the site, where the two Jewish temples stood in biblical times, as the Temple Mount. The violence erupted amidst Palestinian fears that Israel is attempting to change the long-held status quo at the site, which allows Jews to visit the compound but not to pray there. (more...)
Hundreds rally in Cincinnati for Black Lives Matter march
- July 11, 2016

Police in Phoenix used pepper spray and fired bean bags into a crowd as hundreds of protestors with hands raised yelling "Hands up, don't shoot!" attempted to march on the freeway. "Today we have had less than 10 people arrested during what has been a peaceful protest ". The march turned tense when protesters stopped at the Strong Museum and encountered a line of police in riot gear , reported the Democrat & Chronicle. (more...)
Reasons Why Donald Trump Is Back On Capitol Hill Reasons Why Donald Trump Is Back On Capitol Hill
- July 11, 2016

The spat, first reported by the Washington Post , began when Trump remarked that Flake had been critical of him in the past. Talking Points Memo notes that Trump showed up 20 minutes late for Thursday's meeting, while Politico reports that several House members skipped it, with one saying he had "a longstanding appointment downtown" and another saying he had to go to the doctor. (more...)
Hague court to rule in July on challenge to China's sea claims
- July 11, 2016

China regularly holds such exercises even though Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have overlapping claims in the seas. Ahead of UN Secretary General Ban-Ki-moon's visit, China today lashed out at the UN arbitral tribunal hearing the Philippines' petition on the disputed South China Sea, saying it has become a "mouthpiece of certain countries". (more...)
President Obama to visit Dallas early next week President Obama to visit Dallas early next week
- July 11, 2016

Obama said from a hotel in Warsaw, Poland, where he arrived after midnight local time. Obama declined to talk about the Dallas shooter's motives. "The President will no longer travel to Seville (in Spain)", the White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement . (more...)
Picture released to confirm El Chapo is still in prison
- July 11, 2016

A home video of El Chapo enjoying a family party and carrying his goddaughter shows the millionaire drug lord's relaxed attitude to life before being captured by authorities. Guzman did not remain on the run for long the second time, however, and after several near-misses he was tracked to a safe house in the town of Los Mochis in 2016. (more...)
Two Women to Compete for British PM Post Two Women to Compete for British PM Post
- July 11, 2016

Some 150,000 Conservative Party members will now vote by postal ballot on the two candidates, with the result announced September 9. Mrs May responded by urging her Tory leadership rival to back her "clean campaign pledge" after the newspaper report suggested Mrs Leadsom was using her status as a mother to give her an advantage. (more...)
Clinton seeks to move past email controversy, directs blame at officials
- July 11, 2016

Comey's announcement lifted a cloud of uncertainty that had loomed over Mrs. Clinton's White House campaign, his strong criticism of her judgment ignited a new attack on her over the email issue by Donald Trump, her likely Republican opponent in the November 8 election. (more...)
Black Lives Matter condemns Dallas violence Black Lives Matter condemns Dallas violence
- July 11, 2016

At a news conference early Saturday morning, Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli had said that 74 arrests were made. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports a "hundred or so" protesters marched in the city's downtown Thursday night, some chanting "no justice, no peace; no racist police" in the wake of the videotaped killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana , and Philando Castile near Minneapolis - both at the hands of police officers. (more...)
Georgia man said he wanted police to kill him
- July 11, 2016

The Dallas shooter, killed at the scene by a police robot bomb, was black and the police officers white. "There is no indication of a connection to the police shootings in Dallas, TX". Stephen had really turned his life around. Beck had been a roommate of Jason Sobczak's at a different Valdosta apartment. "The officer called out on the radio screaming for assistance, because he was saying he was shot", said Chief Childress. (more...)
One last time: Lin-Manuel Miranda quietly takes final bow in 'Hamilton'
- July 11, 2016

The curtain call for the show was streamed live via " Hamilton's " Facebook page. Since opening on Broadway last summer, the hip-hop musical about the nation's first treasury secretary has become a critical and cultural phenomenon. After doing the "Hamilcut", Miranda attended his goodbye party with his newly cut hair and wore a white buttoned-down shirt that featured a black and white image of the late Muhammad Ali in the back. (more...)
Lawyer: Minnesota cop reacted to Philando Castile's gun, not race Lawyer: Minnesota cop reacted to Philando Castile's gun, not race
- July 11, 2016

Castile". At a vigil Thursday evening outside a Montessori school where Castile worked, his mother, Valerie Castile called her son "an angel". The Rev. When he was pulled over on that fateful day, it's likely Castile didn't think much of it. After all , it was hardly unusual. Paul area generate from traffic violations. (more...)
Black Lives Matter demonstrators return to streets despite criticism Black Lives Matter demonstrators return to streets despite criticism
- July 11, 2016

The mayor held a prayer vigil Friday to show solidarity with the Dallas Police Department, reports CNN affiliate WSFA. Shouting "No justice! No peace!" roughly 1,000 protesters gathered outside the police department, waving homemade signs as passing cars honked their support. (more...)
Portugal deserve Euro 2016 glory - Guerreiro Portugal deserve Euro 2016 glory - Guerreiro
- July 11, 2016

Only once was Patricio beaten, when Andre-Pierre Gignac's shot hit the inside of the post but it came back out. During extra time, Portugal began to threaten Lloris' goal more often and the French goalkeeper was mightily relieved when Guerreiro's beautifully taken free kick hit the bar. (more...)
Texas woman shot while protecting son says she'd march again Texas woman shot while protecting son says she'd march again
- July 11, 2016

She underwent surgery early Friday and expected to recover. She was taken to Baylor University Medical Center where surgeons treated her for a broken leg. As a mother to young black men, Taylor said she had been thinking about the recent deaths of black men in Minnesota and Louisiana, as well as previous shootings. (more...)
Blair says to "take full responsibility" for any mistakes over Iraq war
- July 11, 2016

Former prime minister Tony Blair said he would take the same decision again to join the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq , after he and other officials were accused of misleading the public and parliament over the intelligence used to justify the invasion. (more...)
Obama says activists who attack police hurt Black Lives Matter cause
- July 11, 2016

Both shootings are part of a larger problem: police killings. Tokley, Sr. has been a Florida Department of Law Enforcement police trainer for two decades. "If there could be some positive that comes out of all this madness, if we could really sit down and have a serious discussion about what positive changes could be made in law enforcement, then maybe this carnage wouldn't be in vain". (more...)

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