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Army Chief General Dalbir Singh to visit J&K today
- July 21, 2016

He said the Army Chief also met the Director General of state Police K Rajendra Kumar and was reassured about the excellent synergy between Army, Police and intelligence agencies. " Army today appealed to the people to maintain peace and refrain from attacking security forces or their vehicles or establishments thus creating situations where the security forces are left with no option but to retaliate in self defence ", the spokesman added. (more...)
Turkey blocks access to WikiLeaks after ruling party email dump
- July 21, 2016

WikiLeaks' release of the emails also comes at a tense time for relations between the United States and Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and a potential ally in a fight against the self-proclaimed Islamic State to Turkey's south in Syria. (more...)
Terrorist alert in Belgian capital turns out to be a false alarm Terrorist alert in Belgian capital turns out to be a false alarm
- July 21, 2016

The city was on high alert ahead of Belgium's National Day on Thursday. A security alert that triggered a partial lockdown in Brussels today turned out to be a false alarm , according to police. Security services have made a decision to take no risks however, and have coordinated a major operation. "The person was stopped and kept at a distance" and that they were "now waiting for more information from the bomb disposal unit which is at the scene now and then we'll know more". (more...)
Paul Ryan struggles to convince many he supports Trump at RNC Paul Ryan struggles to convince many he supports Trump at RNC
- July 21, 2016

Indeed, one of the more intense moments of unity during the convention was the rousing speech by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie , who essentially put on a mock trial of Clinton. He would be asked constantly about Trump. The House speaker tried to delay the inevitable for as long as he could, but on Tuesday night he stood on the RNC and made it official: The GOP is now in Donald Trump's hands. (more...)
Rahul will not apologise for RSS remarks
- July 21, 2016

While addressing a public rally ahead of the national election in 2014, Gandhi allegedly said , "RSS people killed Gandhiji and their people talk of Gandhiji". Party spokesman Randeep Surjewala said that the question of expressing regret or tendering an apology does not arise. A Bench, led by Justice Dipak Misra, yesterday said Rahul will have to face trial for criminal defamation and prove his innocence. (more...)
GOP CONVENTION | No sight of Trump endorsement, but plenty of Cruz ambition
- July 21, 2016

The passages in both Trump's speech and Buckley's writing compare American schools to Soviet-era department stores run for the benefit of the clerks, not the customers. The differences between Cruz and Trump were based in personality and policy. After Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort told reporters Wednesday morning he'd be looking over Cruz's speech for tonight, Roe wouldn't talk about the process. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner: Easier to come out as trans than Republican Caitlyn Jenner: Easier to come out as trans than Republican
- July 21, 2016

Caitlyn Jenner caught a flight out of LAX today en route to the Republican National Convention, and we wonder if she knew daughter Kendall was at the airport at the same time? "I feel like our best hope to get back to a constitutional government with the 18 enumerated powers , is the Republicans", said LGBT advocate Caitlin Jenner. (more...)
RNC 2016: Can Donald Trump win NY in November? RNC 2016: Can Donald Trump win NY in November?
- July 21, 2016

Newt Gingrich speaking at the Western Republican Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. "Yeah, looking at public opinion, the rise of support for marriage equality, workplace discrimination protection, and hate crimes laws". "While he has no doubt tapped into the anxiety so prevalent in the United States today, I do not believe Donald Trump reflects the principles or inclusive legacy of the Republican Party". (more...)
Southwest Airlines system outage causes nationwide delays
- July 21, 2016

A temporary ground stop was issued for all Southwest Airlines flights Wednesday afternoon due to the technical difficulties. DIA spokesman Heath Montgomery said, while Southwest is holding planes on the ground, incoming flights are landing. (more...)
New homeowner finds dead body in Southern California house New homeowner finds dead body in Southern California house
- July 20, 2016

He found Orefice's body on a bed under a blanket in the bedroom and called authorities. The unidentified buyer had purchased the Simi Valley home for $430,000 June 22 from the previous owners, Mary Karacas, 75, and her boyfriend Salvatore Orefice, 84. (more...)
Police may change tactics at protests after Dallas shooting
- July 20, 2016

The protests are in response to the shooting of Philando Castile, a St. Paul school cafeteria worker. Many protesters were reportedly leaving the freeway by 1 a.m. Police didn't immediately say how many people were arrested. In total, there are at least 14 states with such laws-including Maryland , where Freddie Gray died in custody of the Baltimore Police Department a year ago after a "bumpy ride" in a police wagon, and IL, where in October 2014 officer Jason Van Dyke emptied a full ... (more...)
Stephen Colbert Trolls the RNC Stage Stephen Colbert Trolls the RNC Stage
- July 20, 2016

Check it out, and you might want to turn your speakers up. "[Trump] has formed an alliance with Indiana Governor Mike Pence", Colbert began, before pausing and bowing his head for a moment as if he'd fallen unconscious. Colbert said that soon, Trump would come to the RNC flanked by his "two eunuchs". "I know I'm not supposed to be up here but neither is Donald Trump ", Colbert said as he was pushed away from the microphone by security. (more...)
Uganda's president opposes arms embargo on South Sudan Uganda's president opposes arms embargo on South Sudan
- July 20, 2016

Displaced South Sudanese families sit in a camp for internally displaced people in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in Tomping, Juba, South Sudan, July 11, 2016. The IFJ calls on the government of South Sudan, to release Alfred Taban immediately and unconditionally. "The Secretary-General and President Kagame expressed deep concern at the recent escalation of violence in South Sudan, its impact on the civilian population and consequences for the peace process". (more...)
Afghan train attacker kept IS flag in his German home Afghan train attacker kept IS flag in his German home
- July 20, 2016

The Islamic State today claimed responsibility for the German train attack by an axe-weilding Afghan refugee. Though a pro-ISIS media group said the attacker was an "ISIS fighter", authorities cast doubt on that claim and it's believed to be unlikely that he was working under the direct supervision of the terror group. (more...)
Rudy Giuliani brings down the house with fiery GOP convention speech Rudy Giuliani brings down the house with fiery GOP convention speech
- July 20, 2016

But as much as he shouted, grimaced and gestured - or maybe because of that - his high praise for Trump seemed staged and false, as if a part of him still knows better. "We pray for our police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, and their families", he said. The appearance of Milwaukee (Wis.) County Sheriff David A. (more...)
'Shooter' TV show delayed again amid real-life gun violence 'Shooter' TV show delayed again amid real-life gun violence
- July 20, 2016

The USA drama co-starring Phillippe and Omar Epps was originally slated to debut Tuesday, July 19, but was delayed a week following the shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas. Actor Mark Wahlberg attends a photocall for " Shooter " on March 28, 2007 at Hotel Santo Mauro in Madrid. The series is "Got Your 6"-certified for its accurate and sensitive portrayal of veterans". (more...)
Kansas City, Kan. police officer shot, killed
- July 20, 2016

A Kansas City, Kansas, police has been shot, according to the police chief. A Kansas City, Kansas, police captain has died following a shooting early Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources. One officer walked out to her auto in tears. When he and other officers arrived on the scene, the three or four occupants of the vehicle jumped out and ran away, police said in a news release. (more...)
Philippines rejects China talks not based on sea feud ruling
- July 20, 2016

Phuc reiterated Vietnam's welcoming of the court's decision, which found no legal basis for China's claim to "historic rights" to resources in the area. "We are not yet engaged in bilateral talks with anyone", he said. It has cautioned its diplomats not to raise the issue in global forums. However, current Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed readiness and willingness to hold bilateral talks with China, saying that he is planning to send envoy to China to restart negotiations. (more...)
Labour leadership hopeful Owen Smith vows to push for second European Union referendum
- July 20, 2016

But the problem with the Labour Party and why so many people who usually vote Labour voted to leave the European Union is not JC. "We have a wider gap between the haves and have nots in this country than any of us have known in our lifetimes and it is for the Labour Party , our party, to fight to reduce that gap". (more...)
What to expect: Extreme heat returns later this week What to expect: Extreme heat returns later this week
- July 20, 2016

Much like the atmosphere's way of cooling off, our body's way of cooling off through evaporation is slowed during extreme heat. Near 100-degree temperatures and oppressive humidity will deliver a potentially risky heat wave to the central and southern USA this week, including western Kentucky and southern IL. (more...)
GOP speakers fault Clinton on Benghazi deaths
- July 20, 2016

She also announced a nationwide voter mobilisation goal to register and commit to vote more than 3 million voters to be a part of this campaign. She said his choice of Indiana Gov. And retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn later picked up on that theme . "The attention has generated more than you might expect for a Virginia senator in California", said one donor who co-hosted a fundraiser for Kaine, granted anonymity to freely discuss the closed-door event. (more...)
Trump to Washington Examiner: 'I Haven't Started' on Clinton Yet Trump to Washington Examiner: 'I Haven't Started' on Clinton Yet
- July 19, 2016

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that, if elected president, he would "declare war against ISIS" and do so with "very few troops on the ground" (video below). Clinton follows with a 34 percent positive/56 percent negative score (-22). Clinton is in Cincinnati as part of a multi-day trip across the country while Republicans gather in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention. (more...)
Secret chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13-year wait
- July 19, 2016

The pages also say a phone number found in a telephone book of Abu Zubaydah, a Saudi-born Al-Qaeda operative captured in Pakistan, was for a Colorado corporation that managed the affairs of the residence of Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the former Saudi ambassador. (more...)
NASA's Juno probe completes 5-year journey to Jupiter NASA's Juno probe completes 5-year journey to Jupiter
- July 19, 2016

Bolton announced that the Juno team plans to take another video as Juno circles back around toward another close approach to Jupiter in August. WILL OCKENDEN: After billions of kilometres of space travel across the solar system, the Juno space probe finally arrived at Jupiter . (more...)
The Police Are Now Protecting The Dallas Shooter's Family's Home The Police Are Now Protecting The Dallas Shooter's Family's Home
- July 19, 2016

WATCH: What did Obama say during the memorial service in Dallas? No evidence has come to light to suggest that the 25-year-old Johnson had a grudge specifically against the 3,400-officer Dallas Police Department. "We're going to turn over every rock and follow every lead until it's exhausted", Brown said. He and his family received death threats nearly immediately after the shooting, he said: "We're all on edge and we're being very careful". (more...)

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