World Media


Father of restaurant attacker: Other Bangladeshi men missing
- July 09, 2016

Two police officials were killed and dozens others injured on Friday night when law enforcers in groups attempted to close in on. Their attack marked a major escalation in violence aimed at forcing strict Islamic rule onto predominantly Muslim Bangladesh's 160 million people. (more...)
Victims injured in shooting in downtown Denver
- July 09, 2016

The shooting took place at 2:42 p.m.; Denver Police responded within 7 minutes, only to find the shooter dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. Sam Lauer with Bike Denver said he was in a conference room in the building when he heard people start screaming. The Alliance Center is located at 1536 Wynkoop and houses several environmental and political groups in addition to being an event center. (more...)
No 'VIP Uber experience' for delegates at the Republican National Convention No 'VIP Uber experience' for delegates at the Republican National Convention
- July 09, 2016

The GOP's new mobile app, out now for iOS and Android , will support both live streaming and 360-degree video from the Republican National Convention taking place on July 18th. But other delegates said they're nervous. "We will also lay the groundwork with state parties to hold events that include notable officials and real people in their key markets to echo our message and set themes of the day". (more...)
Wimbledon results: Milos Raonic upsets Federer, will meet Andy Murray in final
- July 09, 2016

Praise came from beyond the bounds of SW19 as well, with Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tweeting: "Into the Wimbledon final he goes - brilliant Andy Murray!". Had Federer made Sunday's final he would have been the oldest finalist since 39-year-old Ken Rosewall finished runner-up to Jimmy Connors in 1974. When Berdych was asked whether he thinks Murray might win the title, he replied: "Definitely, he can". (more...)
Black Lives Matter persists in efforts to raise awareness
- July 09, 2016

Smith says the event was being planned earlier this week before two fatal shootings of black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota and the killing of five police officers by a sniper Thursday night in Dallas . Six in Phoenix were reported injured due to falls or exposure to the pepper balls. It began on Cleveland Avenue with a focus on black men killed by police and ended after a mile walk to police headquarters on Wheeler Avenue and its memorial for fallen officers. (more...)
China: Typhoon Nepartak downgraded to tropical storm, hundreds of thousands evacuated
- July 09, 2016

More than 17,300 people were evacuated from their homes, and over 517,000 households suffered power outages, emergency officials said. The typhoon has weakened as it heads towards China's south-eastern province of Fujian, but flooding and strong winds continue in central and southern Taiwan. (more...)
'Sultan' is Eid gift from Salman: Aamir Khan
- July 09, 2016

If we calculate the sum total of opening day collections of the last three films of the Khans, we discover that Salman is still on top with Rs 104.14 crore as a sum total. The film is being appreciated by audience beyond quintessential Salman Khan fans and indications are all there that it is in for a long run. Yesterday being a holiday, grand daughter Sushma took me to Salman Khan's starrer Sultan . (more...)
AG Loretta Lynch says she won't prosecute Hillary Clinton
- July 09, 2016

Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Wednesday that she has accepted the FBI's recommendation not to charge Hillary Clinton for transmitting classified emails on her private server. James Comey chose not to prosecute Hillary Clinton regarding her email server scandal, but recent comments from the FBI director may suggest that the bureau is actually investigating the Clinton Foundation. (more...)
Ex-soldier kills 5 officers in Dallas
- July 09, 2016

It's unclear exactly what type of robot was used in the suspect's death. The shooting claimed the lives of five officers and wounded seven others during an otherwise peaceful protest against police brutality, the Associated Press reports .The alleged gunman, Micah Xavier Johnson , has been identified as a former Army reservist. (more...)
Chinese foreign minister calls Philippines case 'farce' ahead of court ruling
- July 09, 2016

The worldwide tribunal will issue a ruling on July 12 that could invalidate China's sweeping territorial claims to most of the South China Sea, a strategically important waterway rich in natural resources. destroyers had been patrolling around Chinese-held reefs and islands in the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. "China does not accept any proposal or action by any country based on the ruling". (more...)
Turkey captures 5 Daesh suspects on Syria border
- July 09, 2016

Istanbul , a major tourism hub that is home to approximately 15 million people, has suffered a series of attacks in recent months, including a bombing in the heart of the tourist district that killed a dozen German visitors, and was blamed on IS. (more...)
PA Judge Rules That Bill Cosby Case Can Proceed PA Judge Rules That Bill Cosby Case Can Proceed
- July 09, 2016

Brian McMonagle , a lawyer for Cosby, said after the ruling: "Today someone who has given so much to so many had his constitutional rights trampled once again". His attorneys say they will appeal Thursday's ruling in the state's Supreme Court . A federal judge on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, dismissed a lawsuit filed by Renita Hill, 48, of Baldwin, Pa., who claims Bill Cosby defamed her when he and his representatives responded to allegations that he drugged and sexually assaulted her and other ... (more...)
New automated security screening lanes to land at MIA this fall
- July 09, 2016

The CT technology allows travelers to leave their laptops and liquids, gels and aerosols in their carry-on bags during screening. In Phoenix, TSA and American Airlines will also deploy a pilot program by the end of the year which incorporates CT technology, now only used to X-ray checked bags, into the security line. (more...)
Minnesota governor: Black driver wouldn't be dead if he were white
- July 09, 2016

Minnesota's governor says a suburban police officer probably wouldn't have shot a black motorist dead if the driver had been white. After the shooting, Dayton said he does not think Castile would have been shot if he had been white. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez approached Castile's vehicle from the passenger side. St. Anthony Police Department officers do not wear body cameras, the statement said. (more...)
Gun-rights activist says he was defamed by Dallas police Gun-rights activist says he was defamed by Dallas police
- July 09, 2016

The White House says Obama will focus next week on efforts to support police officers while addressing "persistent racial disparities" in the criminal justice system. Castile was killed by police during a traffic stop on Wednesday, and his girlfriend broadcast live footage of the immediate aftermath of his shooting on Facebook , drawing millions of viewers. (more...)
For 17 hours, Dallas PD called an innocent man a suspect For 17 hours, Dallas PD called an innocent man a suspect
- July 09, 2016

Army Reserve from March 2009 to April 2015, training as a carpentry and masonry specialist, according to Pentagon records. The suspect engaged in a shootout with police before authorities sent a robot carrying a bomb to kill him. The main shooting suspect in the deadly ambush on Dallas police was a US Army reservist and Afghanistan veteran who apparently supported violent black militant movements. (more...)
Minnesota police arrest protester after rocks thrown at police auto
- July 09, 2016

They also called for an independent investigation into the incident. "He stood out because he was happy, friendly and related to people well", said Katherine Holmquist-Burks, principal at J.J. He said the law says use of force is justified for officers to protect the officer or someone else from great bodily harm. Police also have refused to say what led up to the traffic stop, why Castile was pulled over or why the officer drew his gun. (more...)
Dustin Johnson Elects to Skip Olympic Golf Competition
- July 09, 2016

World number two Dustin Johnson , who won his first major title at the US Open Golf Championship in June, won't play in the Rio Olympics because of concerns over the Zika virus . "But my concerns about the Zika virus can not be ignored". Zika is a mosquito-borne virus that the World Health Organization says is spreading rapidly in the Americas. (more...)
Euro 2016: Ronaldo Hopes To Fulfill Country's Dream
- July 09, 2016

Ronaldo rose majestically above the Welsh defence to head the first goal. "I congratulated them on their run", Ronaldo said, after reaching out to Bale after the game. Wales were one of the outsiders to win the tournament but finished top of their group above a lackluster England side. Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani meant their journey ended a game from the final , but the Real Madrid man still took great pride in their achievements over the last five weeks. (more...)
5 soldiers killed in shooting in South Sudan, military says
- July 09, 2016

In other incidents, a United Nations worker was reportedly injured in a separate shooting and a U.S. embassy vehicle was also shot at, Roman said. Koang said five soldiers were killed. The renewed fighting also comes as the African country marks its fifth independence anniversary on Saturday. Tens of thousands of people have died in more than two years of civil war, close to three million have been forced from their homes and almost five million survive on emergency food rations. (more...)
Dallas shootings were 'vicious, calculated and despicable', says Obama
- July 09, 2016

Obama is now in Warsaw , Poland, for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. President Obama condemned the sniper-style shootings of Dallas police officers Friday, calling the assault a "vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement". (more...)
Laptop in wreckage of Tesla Autopilot car -Florida investigators
- July 09, 2016

In the latest crash, Albert Scaglione was driving along the Pennsylvania Turnpike with his son-in-law when the auto hit a guard rail, veered off to the left and hit the concrete median, flipping onto its roof, reports the Detroit Free Press . (more...)
Protesters disrupt Senate vote on genetically modified food Protesters disrupt Senate vote on genetically modified food
- July 09, 2016

The Vermont senator said the federal bill is completely unnecessary and that many companies are labeling their products in all the states through standardized packing as a result of Vermont's law, which went into effect July 1. 764, could come as early as today. "Both farmers and consumers deserve this certainty". "What they want to do, these food companies, is not tell you as a consumer whether it has GMO's or not". (more...)
Spain: 4 injured, none gored in 1st Pamplona bull-run
- July 09, 2016

The run has been criticised for lasting almost six minutes, more than double the usual running time. Sydney man Lenny Marignier is in Pamplona, Spain, for the running of the bulls , but unlike many of his peers the 21-year-old won't be taking part. (more...)
Hillary Clinton interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation for three and a half hours
- July 09, 2016

What Bill did was stupid! Some of Hillary Clinton's strongest political advocates on Sunday defended the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee amid renewed criticism about her action as secretary of state, calling for an end to "conspiracy theories" and partisan attacks. (more...)

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