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ASEAN Regional Forum 'concerned' over North Korea's nuclear, missile tests ASEAN Regional Forum 'concerned' over North Korea's nuclear, missile tests
- July 29, 2016

The North also attended the annual event. Evaluating the statement a South Korean official told reporters most countries have sent a strong message to North Korea at the ARF meeting and that South Korea, U.S., Japan and Australia's firm cooperation helped in reaching a satisfying result. (more...)
Obama: Power doesn't come from 'self-declared savior' Obama: Power doesn't come from 'self-declared savior'
- July 29, 2016

Power said hearing Obama talk about the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Conn. overwhelmed her with emotion. To adhere to the established media narrative that GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is running on a "dark" vision of America, the first lady contorted herself to offer a contrasting point of view. (more...)
Man convicted in Chandra Levy's death won't be retried
- July 29, 2016

The illegal immigrant from El Salvador was convicted of first-degree murder in 2010 and sentenced to 60 years in prison, despite protesting his innocence. A judge, however, granted the new trial four years later when Guandique's defense attorneys argued that the informant had lied and had not disclosed that he had cooperated with law enforcement in the past. (more...)
Kerry says world determined to stop NKorea's nuclear plans Kerry says world determined to stop NKorea's nuclear plans
- July 29, 2016

An armistice that stopped the fighting has yet to be replaced with a peace treaty, leaving the Korean Peninsula split along the world's most heavily fortified border and at a technical state of war. Yun arrived in Laos on Sunday to attend a series of Asean-related meetings, including the East Asia Summit, a meeting of foreign ministers of Asean plus three countries - South Korea, China and Japan - and the ARF, along with bilateral meetings with his counterparts from countries including Japan, ... (more...)
Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5
- July 29, 2016

The 15,000 people in the Nigerian town of Banki are isolated, cut off from the rest of the world and totally dependent on worldwide aid, according to the Head of emergencies for Doctors Without Borders, Hughes Robert. After carrying out a rapid assessment of the population, MSF discovered that as many as one in 12 people may have died in Banki over the past six months. (more...)
Price rise: Rahul Gandhi pulls up Modi government Price rise: Rahul Gandhi pulls up Modi government
- July 29, 2016

Gandhi also challenged Prime Minister Modi to announce a date by which the prices of essential commodities like dal and vegetables will decrease. Taking a dig at Prime Minister Modi for failing to control the Dal prices, he said, "There is a new slogan which is now becoming popular in the villages, 'Arhar Modi, Arhar Modi , Arhar Modi", he said. (more...)
In France: Second church attacker was known to police In France: Second church attacker was known to police
- July 29, 2016

The latest attack came 12 days after 84 people were killed on Bastille Day (July 14) in Nice by a lone terrorist , possibly inspired by the Islamic State, who drove a large truck through the crowd. The teenage attackers were shot by police as they left the church. The French government has placed roughly 10,500 other people under what is called a "S Files", related to potential jihadi activities in the country. (more...)
Trump running mate Pence will visit northwest Ohio on Friday Trump running mate Pence will visit northwest Ohio on Friday
- July 29, 2016

Doors will open at 5 p.m. with the pre-program scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. There is no cost to attend the rally, but those wishing to attend must have a ticket. "I will tell you this". Rutkowski and Ragan are both veterans who have served in the Middle East. "It can only mean they're paying attention". The scene was quite different from Trump's rallies. (more...)
Ansbach explosion: Bomber pledged allegiance to IS Ansbach explosion: Bomber pledged allegiance to IS
- July 29, 2016

The perpetrator was killed in the blast, police said in a statement, and a spokeswoman said 15 people were wounded, four of them seriously. On searching the bomber's room, Nuremberg police found diesel, hydrochloric acid, alcohol, batteries, paint thinner and pebbles - the same materials used in the bomb - and computer images and film clips linked to the militant group, they said. (more...)
Donald Trump Accepts Republican Nomination Donald Trump Accepts Republican Nomination
- July 28, 2016

And much of it was available to the press and public hours before he delivered it. A Republican staffer leaked it to the pro-Clinton group Correct the Record, just one in a series of snafus in a week Trump had hoped would help unify the party and show America that he's ready to be its commander-in-chief. (more...)
Central California fire threatens 1650 homes Central California fire threatens 1650 homes
- July 28, 2016

In Southern California, the fire in rugged wilderness between the northern edge of Los Angeles and the suburban city of Santa Clarita grew to 59 square miles (153 square kilometres). More than 1,600 structures remained threatened and about 300 residents have evacuated. "The flames were right behind our backyard", he said. "The heat was so intense", Franklin said Monday from a high school that had been turned into an evacuation center. (more...)
Clinton becomes first female presidential nominee in historic vote Clinton becomes first female presidential nominee in historic vote
- July 28, 2016

Cory Mason was listening, especially when Hillary Clinton appeared before the convention live from NY and said to little girls who might have stayed up late to watch the convention: "I may become the first woman president, but one of you is next". (more...)
Police clear protesters from St. Paul's Summit Avenue Police clear protesters from St. Paul's Summit Avenue
- July 28, 2016

It became very clear that for some of those folks endangering folks was exactly what they wanted to do, including throwing things at passing cars when we tried to open up the street again". Tyler Clark Edwards of St. Paul raises his fist in the air in front of a large photo of Philando Castile, as protesters encamped in front of the Governor's residence in St. (more...)
Kashmir curfew enters ninth day Kashmir curfew enters ninth day
- July 28, 2016

He said after taking lives of more than 50 people, injuring more than 4,000 people, taking eyesight of more than 200, India wants to stop news of its oppression from reaching out to the world but it should know that by these undemocratic means it will not succeed in suppressing the people's voices, real aspirations and their freedom struggle. (more...)
Pakistan should 'change stance' over Kashmir dispute Pakistan should 'change stance' over Kashmir dispute
- July 28, 2016

Reaching out to the people in Jammu and Kashmir, the Centre on Sunday said it wanted to have "emotional" ties with them and not a need-based relationship and expressed the willingness to talk to whosoever needed once peace and normalcy is restored in the Valley. (more...)
Seoul: North Korea floats propaganda leaflets via river Seoul: North Korea floats propaganda leaflets via river
- July 28, 2016

Ri said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had called for a peace treaty with the U.S. to replace the armistice at the end of the 1950-53 Korean War and the removal of all United States troops and equipment from the South. The latest discovery of propaganda leaflets marks the first time for North Korea to use a river to send leaflets, according to the South Korean defense official. (more...)
Young boy who went missing from Boston beach found dead Young boy who went missing from Boston beach found dead
- July 28, 2016

Evans said Kyzr was found dead at around 7 p.m. Tuesday, not far from where he was last seen. "I will be working closely with Boston Centers for Youth and Families and the Boston Police Department until we know exactly what happened", Walsh said, adding that his thoughts and prayers are with the Willis family. (more...)
Cruz Says He Won't Be A 'Servile Puppy Dog' To Trump Campaign Cruz Says He Won't Be A 'Servile Puppy Dog' To Trump Campaign
- July 28, 2016

A day after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. The delegates responded with angry boos, and Cruz backer and former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli escorted Heidi Cruz off the convention floor as she was heckled by Trump delegates. (more...)
Iowa delegates headed to Republican National Convention Iowa delegates headed to Republican National Convention
- July 28, 2016

For GOP supporters like Carolyn Adams, the convention promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime event. "To be there, to watch history in the making, it's pretty exciting", Adams said in an interview this week. Tebow said he would instead pour his energy into the Tim Tebow Foundation , a nonprofit philanthropy that helps children, rather than politics. Notable figures like Trey Gowdy, Sarah Palin and Marco Rubio will all be absent when the convention kicks off on July 18. (more...)
Turkey orders 47 newspaper journalists, executives detained Turkey orders 47 newspaper journalists, executives detained
- July 28, 2016

Since being taken over by the state, the newspaper has taken a strongly pro-government stance in its reporting. USA officials have said they will review the case. Kenes was previously accused of insulting Erdogan in a series of tweets in late 2015. Some former writers on the arrest warrant list are believed to be out of the country. (more...)
Body cam video of Marcus Vick arrest in Newport News released Body cam video of Marcus Vick arrest in Newport News released
- July 28, 2016

For the record, Vick ran a 4.33-second 40-yard dash at his Virginia Tech pro day. "You knew you had to put up at least 30 points or more, hands down", when facing those signal-callers, he said. Last year, it took an injury to Bruce Gradkowski to get Vick a chance. "I still feel like I could play and there is a lot left in the tank". And Patrick asked Vick if he could run backwards and still beat Ben Roethlisberger in a footrace. (more...)
United Nations hopes Syria peace talks can resume late August United Nations hopes Syria peace talks can resume late August
- July 28, 2016

He stressed there was a "sense of urgency" to get negotiations on track as violences raged on the ground, including in Syria's second city of Aleppo where government forces were advancing on rebel-held neighbourhoods. Syria's government said on Sunday it was ready for further peace talks with the opposition and that it was intent on a political solution to the conflict. (more...)
Australia inflation at 17-year low, opens door to rate cut Australia inflation at 17-year low, opens door to rate cut
- July 28, 2016

The Australian dollar rose following the data, which gave mixed signals on whether the Reserve Bank of Australia would lower interest rates when its board meets next week. Private economist Saul Eslake told Guardian Australia: "Given that most of the incoming data on economic activity since their last meeting will have not altered their view of how economic growth is tracking, I would say on balance they're now less likely to cut rates next week". (more...)
Assange Timed Email Leaks to Hurt Clinton Campaign — NY Times Assange Timed Email Leaks to Hurt Clinton Campaign — NY Times
- July 28, 2016

Palmieri said "you can't ever really know" when emails will be leaked but "it's part of the reason why we wanted people to understand our belief that the Russians are behind this, because people understand when these leaks happen what they're created to do". (more...)
Obama aide to China: S. China Sea tensions should be reduced
- July 28, 2016

After initially denying doing so, Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said he lobbied his counterparts at a meeting of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Laos this week to refer to the verdict in a statement issued on Monday. (more...)

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