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Dallas Police Used Bomb Robot To Kill Sniper
- July 09, 2016

The 25-year-old army veteran who killed five Dallas police officers interacted with several "black power" groups, some of which post vitriolic and racist rhetoric online and which sometimes condone violence. Lorne Ahrens , 48; Officer Michael Krol, 40; and Sgt. Michael J. Smith , 55. Police have closed off around 15 blocks of downtown as their investigators work Friday, and they're unsure when the area will be reopened. (more...)
Authorities: 911 caller ambushed, shot officer in Georgia
- July 09, 2016

The Valdosta officer was shot "multiple times", Police Chief Brian Childress said, as quoted by AP. An emergency dispatcher sent Officer Randall Hancock to the caller's apartment complex to follow up on the report. He was reportedly shot several times. WALB-TV reports the officer was under fire immediately after arriving on the scene. The police chief said Hancock was wearing a body camera, and its video footage had been turned over to the GBI. (more...)
1 arrest in St. Paul fracas over shooting
- July 09, 2016

While St. Anthony police cars have cameras on their dashes, officers do not wear cameras. Yet Minneapolis NAACP President Nekima Levy-Pounds said that Minnesota's elected officials simply aren't doing enough to end what she calls a long , historic pattern of police brutality against the state's black community. (more...)
Wisconsin legislator asks for prayers for dead officers Wisconsin legislator asks for prayers for dead officers
- July 09, 2016

Five officers were killed. Rocha, of Fox Lake, had just completed training with the Dallas Police Academy and had been been on the job for one month. She added, "It's sad that she just started her career in law enforcement. and as a young mother and a new officer, I can't imagine what's she's going through". (more...)
Heritage Baptist Church offers Vacation Bible School
- July 09, 2016

Highway 16, Jackson, hosts a dinner every Wednesday from 6 to 6:30 p.m.in the teen center before Bible study. Kids can also be registered at the beginning day of VBS. The Rev. Paxton Jones is the guest speaker at Sunday's worship service, 10:30 a.m., at First Christian Church, 202 E. 12th Ave. The objective is to pray for all who have been impacted by abuse or harm by representatives of the faith of others. (more...)
Robot's role in killing Dallas shooter is a first
- July 09, 2016

The shooting led to an extended stand off between the suspected shooter and the police, who eventually sent in a robot equipped with an explosive device to kill the suspect. Rawlings later visited the wounded at Parkland hospital, the same hospital where President John F. Kennedy was taken after he was shot in Dallas in November 1963. (more...)
Sung Hyun Park takes early clubhouse lead at US Women's Open Sung Hyun Park takes early clubhouse lead at US Women's Open
- July 09, 2016

Park had four birdies in a six-hole span to move to 9-under before struggling on the final two holes. We were checking the leaderboard, she made two bogeys and still shot eight-under. Noren didn't drop a shot and has just one bogey in two rounds. "Because of the wind and the dry conditions the course itself is playing a lot firmer than it was earlier in the week and I know it's going to get firmer from here". (more...)
House Republicans Call for Another FBI Investigation of Clinton and Her Emails
- July 09, 2016

Perhaps the biggest news, however, came when committee chairman Jason Chaffetz said he would instruct the FBI to investigate whether Mrs Clinton lied when she told Congress under oath that she did not email classified information. The State Department on Thursday announced it is reopening an internal investigation into how Hillary Clinton and her top aides handled classified information while she was secretary of state. (more...)
Obama to keep 8400 troops in Afghanistan Obama to keep 8400 troops in Afghanistan
- July 09, 2016

The issue will be discussed at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Warsaw, including US plans to encourage allies to strengthen their commitments to Afghanistan, with more funding, troops, or other support. Both Mr. McCain and Sen. Military commanders, lawmakers and allied leaders had pressured the administration to maintain the current 9,800 troops in Afghanistan. (more...)
13 remanded in custody over Istanbul airport attack
- July 09, 2016

Istanbul-People in Istanbul were not surprised by the terrorist attack that hit Ataturk airport and killed 45 on Tuesday; however, it caused more fear in the city that is not ready to face dangers of terrorism. The defendants were jailed pending trial by a judge at Bakirkoy Peace Court. In turn, Turkey has blamed ISIS for several major bombings in the past year in Ankara and Istanbul . (more...)
Bombing kills 6 at mosque in northeastern Nigeria Bombing kills 6 at mosque in northeastern Nigeria
- July 09, 2016

A second suicide bomber blew up himself outside of a bigger Mosque as guards prevented him from entering. In a statement by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, two suicide bombers attempted to attack Damboa Central mosque which was foiled by security operatives around the mosque. (more...)
NPR Politics Lunchbox: Reaction To Dallas Shootings, Campaigns Sell Emails For Cash
- July 09, 2016

Klein also said he was prompted to arm himself after seeing comments from the Cleveland Police Patrolman's Association that officers might not be properly prepared for the convention. "Our operation will consist of a campaign on the ground in Cleveland, from headquarters, and in battleground and other states to amplify a message that sets the record straight on what viewers will see at the convention", the plan said. (more...)
Credit Card Breach Hits Various NJ Wendy's Restaurants; Roselle Location Impacted
- July 09, 2016

If you ate at a Wendy's restaurant in the first six months of this year, you may want to check your debit or credit card statements closely, officials with the company caution. Targeted financial details include a cardholder's name, the card's number, service code, verification number, and expiration date. Wendy's said it believes "the criminal cyberattacks resulted from service providers' remote access credentials being compromised, allowing access - and the ability to deploy malware - ... (more...)
What We Know: Details slow to emerge about Dallas shooting
- July 09, 2016

As President Barack Obama ordered US flags at government buildings and military installations worldwide lowered to half-staff, Attorney General Loretta Lynch called on Americans not to resort to violence. "I think that Philando Castile in particular - it was so personal in a way that people who were in the middle, specifically white people, could feel and empathize in a way that I had never seen before", Jones said, citing reports that Castile was in the auto with his girlfriend and her ... (more...)
Durant and Westbrook: Was there a rift between them? Durant and Westbrook: Was there a rift between them?
- July 09, 2016

He said they seemed like a family, and the conversation was organic, authentic and real. It was a feeling I couldn't ignore. If there's anything that Steve Nash was expected to answer during his time here for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament, it's about the NBA's free agency period. (more...)
Who wants to be Donald Trump's VP?
- July 09, 2016

So when the presumptive presidential nominee visits Capitol Hill on Thursday to meet, for the first time, with rank-and-file House Republicans and then GOP senators, he will encounter many Republicans eager to get behind anyone who can beat Democrat Hillary Clinton, and open to hearing what he has to say. (more...)
China blasts US, South Korea missile defence deployment China blasts US, South Korea missile defence deployment
- July 09, 2016

South Korea and the USA announced earlier that they have officially chose to deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery to South Korea to cope with ever-growing nuclear and missile threats from North Korea. Ryu said that officials from both nations were in the final stage of recommending a site for a THAAD missile base to their defence chiefs. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Li said the country lodged protests with the American and South Korean ambassadors. (more...)
'I'm going to make you proud,' Trump tells Republican lawmakers 'I'm going to make you proud,' Trump tells Republican lawmakers
- July 09, 2016

How'd that go? The closed-door discussions appear to have gone in a very Trump-like direction . J.J. Balaban of Democratic ad shop the Campaign Group already has ads that portray local candidates as running against Trump , as much against their local opponents. (more...)
Hoverboards that randomly start on fire are being recalled
- July 09, 2016

The recall also affects models from two retailers - Boscov's of Reading, Pennsylvania, and Overstock.com Inc, of Salt Lake City , Utah. There have been 99 reports to the Consumer Product Safety Commission of hoverboard battery packs that exploded or caught fire, the US regulator said Wednesday. (more...)
India's Modi meets South Africa's Zuma for trade talks India's Modi meets South Africa's Zuma for trade talks
- July 09, 2016

The Prime Minister also mentioned the 20,000 Mozambican citizens of Indian origin and described them as "a living bridge between our economies and our societies". Indian PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet the South African president Jacob Zuma today with the aim of boosting India's worldwide ties. In the evening, PM Modi will visit the Nelson Mandela Foundation and will later address an Indian community programme. (more...)
One Of Brexit's Main Architects Is Stepping Down As Party Leader
- July 09, 2016

It is the second time Mr Farage has resigned in just over a year. But despite resigning the leadership, Mr Farage insisted: 'Ukip's best days are yet to come'. "Oh, 100 percent. A little too emotionally because I can't comprehend the abysmal stupidity ", he replied. But he's a controversial figure: critics accuse him of peddling racist and xenophobic views. (more...)
Winning ticket for $540 Mega Million jackpot sold in Indiana Winning ticket for $540 Mega Million jackpot sold in Indiana
- July 09, 2016

Then, with still no winning ticket declared, the jackpot eventually rose to tonight's $540 million. The Mega Millions game is played in 44 states, Washington, D.C. Ticket sales typically increase as the prize grows, lottery officials said. The estimated jackpot for the drawing is $540 million. This is also the most money ever won on a single Mega Millions ticket, according to the Mega Millions website . (more...)
Clinton should call Trump out on his trade tirades
- July 09, 2016

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee says that the USA must deepen its cooperation with allies and partners in the Middle East and Europe "to take on this threat". A spokesman for the chamber, Ms Blair Latoff Holmes, defended its position on trade. "I am going to direct the secretary of commerce to identify every violation of trade agreements a foreign country is now using to harm you, the American worker", he said amidst applause. (more...)
Man Called 911, Then Ambushed Responding Officer, Georgia Police Say
- July 09, 2016

According to preliminary information, 22-year-old Stephen Paul Beck called police just before 8 a.m.to report that his vehicle had been broken into outside his apartment at the Three Oaks complex off North Oak Street. Despite saying the officer was lured to the scene by the gunman, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said there was no immediate evidence the shootings were related. (more...)
Donald Trump poses tough decisions for Montana GOP stalwarts
- July 09, 2016

I want to support our nominee, I really do. But "running against Washington " isn't the same thing as using a meeting behind closed doors to single out individual members of your own party and root for their failure because they disagree with you. (more...)

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