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Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling
- July 10, 2016

During the said call, Reuters reports that China hopes the usa will honor its promise that it will not take sides when it comes to the South China Sea dispute. China has made it clear the only way forward in resolving the South China Sea dispute is through bilateral talks. The ships have also been patrolling the South China Sea since last week. (more...)
Obama asks Americans not to fear a return to a dark past
- July 10, 2016

Obama spoke at the end of a week in which five policemen were killed by a sniper in Dallas and two black men were killed by police in Minnesota and Louisiana. Asked about his legacy on race as the first African-American president, Obama said: "We plant seeds". He wouldn't speculate on the motives of the shooter, but said: "I think the danger.is that we somehow suggest that an act of a troubled individual speaks to some larger political statement across the country. (more...)
Dallas sniper was loner; Army sent him home from Afghanistan
- July 10, 2016

The lawyer added that Johnson's chain of command recommended he be removed from the Army with an "other than honorable" discharge, the most severe administrative discharge. On his Facebook page, Johnson "liked" two groups , which seems to shed light on his ideological views. His military background was said to have been known in his community after he served as a US Army Reserve from March 2009 to April 2015. (more...)
Clinton rolls out Sanders-like healthcare plan Clinton rolls out Sanders-like healthcare plan
- July 10, 2016

Among those nationwide who are undecided or leaning toward supporting a third-party candidate, 50 percent say they would be more likely to support Clinton if Sanders were her V.P. "It is a significant step forward as we advance toward the goal of health care for all Americans". "We should raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour over time and index it, give all Americans the ability to join a union regardless of where they work, and create new ways for workers to have power in the ... (more...)
Australia's opposition Labor party concedes defeat in national poll
- July 10, 2016

The prime minister needs 76 seats to form a majority government. Mr Shorten said that for Mr Turnbull, it was "always just a matter of style", rather than substance, rejecting some Coalition views that the "massive swing against them was a matter of perception alone". (more...)
Trump, Clinton cancel campaign events after Dallas shooting
- July 10, 2016

Five police officers were killed and seven more injured in Dallas Thursday night at a peaceful protest following back-to-back police shootings of black men. "We will pull through these tragedies", he said. Trump initially was set to deliver a policy speech targeted to Latinos in Miami, Florida afternoon. (more...)
Clinton's Server Never Hacked Unlike US Gov't Systems - Campaign Office
- July 10, 2016

Comey said the cases draw some good contrast, especially because Petraeus lied to law enforcement and the classified information he had was found hidden inside the insulation of his attic. Clinton said she did not send or receive emails marked classified, but Comey said three messages on her server were actually marked classified in the body of the email, with the letter C in parentheses. (more...)
Dallas police headquarters under lockdown after threat Dallas police headquarters under lockdown after threat
- July 10, 2016

SWAT was called to the scene. An armoured vehicle has been moved to the department's downtown headquarters and at least two police department buildings are blocked off and guarded by armed officers. They are analyzing the information in the journal, police said in a statement. Dallas PD said on Twitter, "There has been NO shots fired". The latest development comes only days after five Dallas police officers were fatally shot and seven others wounded during a protest over the deaths of ... (more...)
Bell Hits Slam in Pirates' 12-6 Win Bell Hits Slam in Pirates' 12-6 Win
- July 10, 2016

What made Friday's loss so baffling is that he retired 10 of 12 batters shortly after allowing home runs to David Freese and Sean Rodriguez in the second. -Right-hander Gerrit Cole (strained right triceps) and RHP Ryan Vogelsong (facial fractures) are scheduled to make five-inning rehab starts Sunday . (more...)
Minnesota police officers identified in fatal shooting of Philando Castile Minnesota police officers identified in fatal shooting of Philando Castile
- July 10, 2016

She said she is still trying to reconcile how the kid she knew as a teenager is now intertwined in the ongoing national conversation about police brutality and racism. I want the people to be the testimonies here. But no one seems to know how to stop it, or maybe we are not willing to. "And if I would've moved while that gun was out, he would have shot me too". (more...)
Union's Rosenberry, Blake named MLS all-stars Union's Rosenberry, Blake named MLS all-stars
- July 10, 2016

After a 2015 season that saw him injured for the majority of the year, Blake has solidified his position not only as the clear-cut starter for the Union, but for the Jamaica National Team as well. In 2012, Carlos Valdes and Michael Farfan played in the game at the Union's Talen Energy Stadium. That doesn't mean the Brazilian has a guaranteed spot in the 2016 MLS All-Star Game, however. (more...)
APNewsBreak: Cop's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race
- July 10, 2016

Paul cop shot him. He declined to discuss details of the investigation. "How do you advocate for that", Richmond asked, "and then you watch the result of it, with a young black man who says, 'I have a permit, and you sit by quietly?" "She said 'Mom, the police are bad guys.' They killed him and he's never coming back". (more...)
Matador gored to death live on Spanish television during controversial bullfight
- July 10, 2016

According to one expert, Alexander Fiske-Harrison, author of Into The Arena: The World of the Spanish Bullfight, a total of 533 bullfighters have been killed in Spain since 1700. The deadly goring occurred about 1 a.m. during festivities involving female cattle in the small village of Pedreguera. While mourning the death of Barrio, Spaniard Isabel Garcia also pointed out in the matador's Facebook page, "It's a bad shame that such a young person has lost his life but if you put yourself in ... (more...)
Trump Clashes With Arizona GOP Senator in Closed-Door Meeting Trump Clashes With Arizona GOP Senator in Closed-Door Meeting
- July 10, 2016

Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) questioned Trump's fundamental knowledge of government. John McCain, according to a source familiar with the closed-door meeting. "It was actually a pretty good meeting", said U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman of Hot Springs. "He hit on most of the points where everyone could agree", Barletta said. (more...)
Beijing begins military exercise in South China Sea
- July 10, 2016

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei sought to downplay the editorial, affirming Beijing's commitment to peace. In that instance, Japan expressed concern to China that the incident and other recent Chinese military activities were escalating tensions. (more...)
FBI Director To Face Congress Over Clinton Email Investigation
- July 10, 2016

Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon said Comey's testimony had "shut the door on any remaining conspiracy theories once and for all ". But when Comey announced the FBI's findings on Tuesday, he noted that beyond the emails that had classified markings, from the group of some 30,000 emails that Clinton provided, 110 emails in 52 email chains were found to "contain classified information at the time they were sent or received". (more...)
Lone Dallas Gunman Was Army Vet Bent on Killing White Police Officers
- July 10, 2016

Joe Gamaldi, second vice-president of the Houston Police Officers Union, called for officers to keep heavy-vests resistant to rifle fire in their trunks, and Ed Mullins, president of Sergeants Benevolent Association in New York City, wanted an assault rifle and a bullet-proof shield placed in every sergeant's patrol auto. (more...)
Senate passes GMO labelling bill; next it goes to the House
- July 10, 2016

Due to the law taking effect, food manufacturers such as Campbell's, Frito-Lay, Kellogg and ConAgra announced they are already labeling their products nationwide. Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch, said that "if this bill becomes law, the industry wins what are essentially voluntary requirements under this G.M.O. (more...)
Lord Prescott, deputy PM at time of Iraq invasion, brands war illegal
- July 10, 2016

On Wednesday, the Chilcot report returned a damning verdict on Britain's role in the US-led war, finding it joined the conflict before all peaceful options had been exhausted and that judgements about Iraq's capacities were "presented with a certainty that was not justified". (more...)
Cleveland tightens Republican convention security after Dallas attack Cleveland tightens Republican convention security after Dallas attack
- July 10, 2016

A tumultuous campaign primary season and controversial comments by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump fueled violent clashes at events he held in San Jose and Burlingame , California, Chicago and Fayetteville, North Carolina , that have helped fan concerns about Cleveland. (more...)
Obama lands in Madrid for abbreviated visit to Spain
- July 10, 2016

Obama said Dallas shooter Micah Johnson, 25, who was killed in a standoff with police, was "demented" and did not represent African Americans. "Imagine if you are a police officer and you are trying to sort out who is shooting at you and there are a bunch of people who have got guns on them", he added. (more...)
Even before divorce talks, bickering begins between Britain and EU Even before divorce talks, bickering begins between Britain and EU
- July 10, 2016

While Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, told the Guardian that lawyers were working towards speeding up the process to pave the way for Britain's exit. Scotland failed to win independence in a 2014 vote among Scots. According to the BBC, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she was "absolutely determined" to keep Scotland in the European Union, and so it was "highly likely" that a second referendum for Scottish independence would be forthcoming. (more...)
Slain Dallas officer was 'all-American kid,' father says
- July 10, 2016

Smith, and DART officer Brent Thompson were also killed. Officer Zamarripa was married and the father of a 2-year-old daughter. "The great @ cubagoodingjr ", Zamarripa (center in photo below) wrote under the photo. Zamarripa's father, Rick, was understandably heartbroken by his son's death, telling the Washington Post , "He comes to the United States to protect people here and they take his life". (more...)
Labour membership rises by 100000 as leadership battle continues Labour membership rises by 100000 as leadership battle continues
- July 10, 2016

I want to reach out to all our members, all our supporters, all our trade union affiliates, and to my colleagues in parliament. "The Labour Party is splitting at a critical time when we should be pulling together instead". Mr Corbyn's message was compared to a "hostage video" by his critics, with one source dismissing the "continued acts of desperation" from the leader. (more...)
Euro Cup 2016: France beat Germany 2-0
- July 10, 2016

It is sure to be a fascinating contest between a star-studded France team and the Ronaldo-led Portugal. The players had felt the support of the French nation behind them, he said. "I always trusted my players". We came so close to the final and to then lose in such an unfortunate way is reason enough to have a few days of calm to analyse the match and the tournament. (more...)

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