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Democrats Rush To Gun Control In Wake Of Dallas Police Officer Deaths Democrats Rush To Gun Control In Wake Of Dallas Police Officer Deaths
- July 10, 2016

The Caucus Chair and other members declared the police shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling and the killings of five Dallas police officers as the continued problem of easy access to guns in America. "If we were not in a suit and tie in the halls of Congress, we would look just like the victims of deadly force, and because of that, we feel obligated to speak out about justice and injustice". (more...)
Saudi Arabia arrests 19 people in connection with wave of bombings
- July 10, 2016

The ministry also named three others it said carried out the attacks in Qatif: Abdulrahman Saleh Mohammed Al-Amer, 23, who was detained two years ago "for having been involved in a mob calling for the release of terror-related detainees", Ibrhaim Saleh Mohammed Al-Amer, 20, and Abdulkareem Ibrahim Mohammed Al-Hasini, 20. (more...)
Philippines' Duterte sworn in as president; promises to follow rule of law Philippines' Duterte sworn in as president; promises to follow rule of law
- July 10, 2016

He said he also knows that many people don't approve of his methods to fight criminality and call them unorthodox and even verge on the illegal but added that his respect for the due process of law is uncompromising. He did not spell out an agenda for foreign policy or for the economy, which depends largely on agriculture, call centers and remittances from overseas. (more...)
Dallas Police Headquarters on lockdown, SWAT deployed after threat
- July 10, 2016

Officers said that they were searching for a "man" in the garage, but did not immediately offer further details. A Dallas police spokeswoman told the Associated Press that the department received an anonymous threat against law enforcement across the city and tightened security on Saturday. (more...)
Britain Publishes 2.6 Report into Iraq War
- July 10, 2016

But he said he could not apologise for the decision to remove Saddam Hussein from power - and said history will "take a different view" on the war and its aftermath. "Military action at that time was not a last resort", Chilcot said as he published the report. But he said: "I can look not only the families [of British servicemen] but the nation in the eye and say I did not mislead this country". (more...)
Obama to take questions on Dallas attack, race relations Obama to take questions on Dallas attack, race relations
- July 10, 2016

With more protests expected in the U.S., Obama is cutting short his trip to Europe and coming home early. "I think Director Comey could not have been more exhaustive", the president said, adding that Comey "was presenting to Congress for hours on end". (more...)
Obama Cuts Europe Trip Short, Will Visit Dallas Next Week
- July 10, 2016

He said the earlier deaths of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota were a reminder of "how much more needs to be done" to restore public confidence in law and order. The President also made an implicit call for tighter gun restrictions, saying the carnage could have been mitigated if the killer or killers weren't carrying powerful weapons. (more...)
Police chief David Jamieson casts doubt on Jeremy Corbyn Police chief David Jamieson casts doubt on Jeremy Corbyn
- July 10, 2016

Mr Corbyn's supporters are buoyed by the huge increase in Labour Party membership. Last week, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn criticized Livingstone when he testified to British lawmakers about an inquiry into anti-Semitism within his party. (more...)
Saudi bombings: Why targeting of Medina is particularly significant Saudi bombings: Why targeting of Medina is particularly significant
- July 10, 2016

The others targeted a US consulate and a mosque in a city where many of Saudi Arabia's Shiite minority residents live, but the attacker in Medina chose to detonate his explosives strikingly close to the 7th century mosque where the Islamic Prophet Muhammad is buried. (more...)
Trump shortlists 10 potential running mates for vice president
- July 10, 2016

Trump said in a phone interview with Fox News Channel Wednesday that he's now looking at 10 people for the job, including two generals. Another potential candidate had been first-term Iowa Sen. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a news conference before attending Symphony on the Prairie for a Fourth of July concert, Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Fishers, Ind. (more...)
Trump's new strategy: Label Clinton a Republican
- July 10, 2016

Clinton swung against the TPP, a trade agreement she helped strike. A Donald Trump presidency would wreck the United States economy, and his trade policies would cause a negative global economic event. While Trump has not said whether he will move his manufacturing to the US, he insists bold action will bring back American jobs. Specifically, he announced his intention to withdraw America from various crony capitalist trade agreements and instead negotiate "bilateral trade deals that ... (more...)
Hend, Aguilar share lead at Castle Stuart
- July 10, 2016

His next task will be making the cut. Graeme McDowell was a happy man after a two-under-par round of 70 put him right in the mix on a windswept opening day at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open in Inverness. I love it. It beats your head in, kicks you around, and sometimes you get it back". "Now to be representing my country in the very next Olympics is something I would have never have dreamed of when my grandfather introduced me to golf". (more...)
GOP Senators Skipping Trump Convention to Watch Dumpster Fires, Mow Lawn
- July 10, 2016

Flake, who has called some of the businessman's remarks in the past "boorish", told Trump that "I want to talk to you about statements like that", according to the report in the Washington Post , which was confirmed by Flake's office. (more...)
What Trump and Clinton say the Dallas shootings mean for policing
- July 10, 2016

Trump called for the restoration of "law and order", while Clinton said the attack is a "call to action" that she plans to effectively meet as president of the United States. "This is a time, perhaps more than ever, for strong leadership, love and compassion", Trump said. "I mourn for the officers shot while doing their sacred duty to protect peaceful protesters, for their families & all who serve with them". (more...)
Azerbaijani suspect of Istanbul airport attack identified
- July 10, 2016

Dogan news agency reports the two suspects hail from the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan and identified them by their initials F. M. Turkey believes so-called Islamic State (IS) was behind the attack . No group has claimed responsibility for the assault, but the Turkish authorities blamed it on the IS. A court in Istanbul had remanded by Sunday 13 suspects, including four foreigners, linked to the bombing attack on June 28. (more...)
Women's track & field: Kwaza takes 26th at Olympic Trials Women's track & field: Kwaza takes 26th at Olympic Trials
- July 09, 2016

Drake's best throw of 51.87 meters (170-2) was just behind the mark of Minnesota's Nicolle Murphy, who earned the final berth into the the finals with her throw of 52.25 meters (171-5). Olympic track and field trials at Hayward Field on Thursday evening. Williams was the only Cougar in action on Friday, competing in heat one of the first round of the 110 hurdles. (more...)
Dal diplomacy: India to boost food security cooperation with Mozambique
- July 09, 2016

South Africa remains undecided as to whether to support India's bid, but has expressed concerns about the setting of a precedent if the group includes non-signatories of the NPT. This is Modi's first official visit to mainland Africa. "It was in South Africa that Gandhi found his true calling", Modi said. In the evening the Prime Minister will visit the Nelson Mandela Foundation. (more...)
Messi given 21 months for tax fraud, likely to avoid prison Messi given 21 months for tax fraud, likely to avoid prison
- July 09, 2016

They are set to appeal. "The sentence is not correct and we are confident the appeal will show the defence was right", Messi's lawyers said in a statement. The Argentinian and his Father were convicted of avoiding paying tax from 2007 to 2009 to the tune of €4.1 million and sentenced to 21 months in jail. (more...)
Kristen Bell tells Donald Trump to 'zip it' over Frozen tweet Kristen Bell tells Donald Trump to 'zip it' over Frozen tweet
- July 09, 2016

Kristen Bell's tweet asks Trump to put his issues in perspective in light of the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile . But the current House Speaker, Paul Ryan, who is also Republican, criticized the tweet earlier this week and warned that anti-Semitic images "have no place in a presidential campaign". (more...)
'Reluctant' Gove sets out case for leadership 'Reluctant' Gove sets out case for leadership
- July 09, 2016

Former Aberdeen schoolboy Michael Gove has become one of the favourites to succeed David Cameron as Prime Minister following Boris Johnson's shock decision not to stand. "I want this country I love - and which has given me so much - to embrace this opportunity for change with optimism and conviction". Gove , who had surprised political circles with his decision to stand for the Conservative party leadership instead of backing fellow Brexit champion Boris Johnson , laid out his case ... (more...)
Black Lives Matter protests continue, despite criticism Black Lives Matter protests continue, despite criticism
- July 09, 2016

The solution is to end the undervaluing of lives , both black and blue. He goes on to say they're protesting against those particular situations, but not police officers in general. Others expressed support for both black victims of police brutality and police themselves. The police department needs to put a mechanism in place to identify officers who have a rage issue and are predisposed to racial stereotypes. (more...)
Terrorists are 'enemies of Islam and humanity': Sheikh Hasina Terrorists are 'enemies of Islam and humanity': Sheikh Hasina
- July 09, 2016

As Dhaka reeled under another terror attack at the biggest Eid gathering in the country, Bangladesh government believes this is an attempt to destabilize the Sheikh Hasina government in the garb of Islamism. Security sources close to Sheikh Hasina said on condition of anonymity that her government has made a decision to take a much stronger stand against this kind of violence. (more...)
Man gored in horror bull run incident
- July 09, 2016

The local hospital declined to comment on the Japanese man's condition, although the local Red Cross office said he had been taken there in an ambulance. One of the six bulls used in the run Saturday was late coming out of the gate. More than a thousand people took part in the run, which lasted almost six minutes, more than twice the normal running time. (more...)
Beyoncé, Drake Speak Out In Wake of Shootings
- July 09, 2016

Sterling's death is now being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "We are shocked and sickened by the calculated attack on law enforcement in Dallas last night that has left five officers dead and at least nine other officers and civilians wounded". (more...)
Not over: US State Department reopens internal review of Clinton's email practises
- July 09, 2016

It was suspended in April so as not to interfere with the FBI's inquiry . Mr Kirby set no deadline for the investigation's completion. Kirby said he couldn't provide specific information about the Department's review, "including what information we are evaluating". (more...)

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