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Woman Police Officer Deplores Black Killings in a Powerful Video
- July 11, 2016

Rush Limbaugh called Black Lives Matter a "terrorist group" Friday after gunman Micah Xavier Johnson killed five police officers in Dallas the night before at a rally organized by the activist movement. As demonstrators amassed in Dallas on Thursday to mark what had transpired in the two preceding days, five police officers there to help keep the peace were shot and killed and seven other officers and two civilians were wounded. (more...)
Murray wins second Wimbledon
- July 11, 2016

Steadily the Canadian seemed to be getting more comfortable but still the chances came for Murray, usually created by his backhand and outstanding backhand return of serve, as Raonic tried more and more to serve straight at his body. While that's a subjective accounting, anyone watching and listening could plainly tell that he was striking the ball cleanly and confidently, a crisp thwack resonating as racket strings hit ball, much more often than not putting shots right where intended. (more...)
F1: Hamilton wins third straight British Grand Prix; Rosberg finishes third F1: Hamilton wins third straight British Grand Prix; Rosberg finishes third
- July 11, 2016

Rosberg held on, however, his result could be in jeopardy with an investigation into instructions given to him over the radio set to take place after the race. Rosberg , who sat out Friday afternoon's session with a water leak, set the quickest lap only to be usurped by his Mercedes team-mate in the closing moments. (more...)
Clinton supporters reject Israel settlements proposal
- July 11, 2016

While Stein insisted that her presidential bid's viable "near term goal" remains to reach 15 percent in national polling (which would enable Green Party's eventual presidential candidate to stand alongside presumptive nominees Clinton and Trump in televised election debates), her emphasis on inviting Bernie Sanders to take over her ticket gives weight to the claims that the Vermont Senator is the only candidate capable of reaching the Oval Office on a third party ticket. (more...)
Demonstrators rally in Baton Rouge over black man's death
- July 11, 2016

As McKesson and a group of about eight people walked down the street, an officer approached him and told him that he had been "flagged" and that if he left the sidewalk again he would be arrested . In Minnesota, police said arrests were made after protesters began throwing fireworks, bottles and rocks at officers during a protest that shut down a section of Interstate 94, a motorway, on Saturday night. (more...)
UK PM candidate May says Brexit means controlling free movement of people
- July 11, 2016

It said that if the Remain or Leave vote came out below 60% based a turnout less than 75%, there should be another referendum. The UK government has officially rejected the call for a second referendum, after reviewing a petition signed by 4.1 million people calling for a re-vote. (more...)
Charlotte Church rants at Nigel Farage after he quits
- July 11, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour party, held defiantly to his position on Monday after a mass rebellion by lawmakers, who passed a no confidence vote in him by 172 to 40 last week. Speaking at a press conference in Westminster on Monday, he said: "During the referendum I said I wanted my country back ... now I want my life back". (more...)
Pistorius unlikely to sit out full sentence Pistorius unlikely to sit out full sentence
- July 11, 2016

Prosecutors have not said whether they will appeal for a longer sentence, but a spokesperson for the Pistorius family said the family accepted the sentence. There's only one person who will ever know precisely what transpired in Oscar Pistorius' home in an upscale Pretoria neighborhood in the early hours of Valentine's Day three years ago. (more...)
Israel's Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip
- July 11, 2016

Aside from Uganda, Netanyahu is also scheduled to visit Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia. He said Kenyatta told him that African leaders would work to restore Israel as an observer to the 54-state African Union. The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu was in Uganda as part of his four-nation tour of Africa and will visit Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia. Demand is rising for its defence expertise and products. (more...)
Chilcot report delivers damning verdict on Britain's role in Iraq War
- July 11, 2016

Intelligence was not falsified and the decisions was made in good faith . "The intelligence was horribly wrong ". As an opposition National Party MP in 2003, John Key - now Prime Minister - was critical of the government for not joining New Zealand's traditional allies. (more...)
Black Lives Matter Demonstrations to Continue This Weekend
- July 11, 2016

Police have said Johnson had no direct links to any protest group. "This has to stop", Patrick said, adding of the police officers, "These are real people". Dozens of buses and cars were forced to queue back along Brixton Road as the protesters blocked traffic outside the Ritzy Cinema. In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a large group of Black Lives Matter supporters walked to the Broward County Courthouse and then the county jail, where prisoners heard their shouts and tapped on windows in ... (more...)
Bangladesh police may have killed hostage in cafe siege Bangladesh police may have killed hostage in cafe siege
- July 11, 2016

Six of the attackers were killed in a gunfight with the commandos while the seventh was captured alive. Responding to media queries regarding the "highly regrettable" provocative stories in the Indian media, the Foreign Office Spokesman said, "They are utterly baseless and unfounded". (more...)
'Black Lives Matter' England Shows Support for US Victims of Police Brutality 'Black Lives Matter' England Shows Support for US Victims of Police Brutality
- July 11, 2016

About 2,000 people participated in the march, including hip hop rapper T.I., who posted photos and video clips from the scene. In Baton Rouge, protesters assembled outside police headquarters, where officers stood guard, some in riot gear, and also at the convenience store where Sterling was shot earlier this week. (more...)
Turnbull claims election victory but greatest challenge lies ahead
- July 11, 2016

Australia has endured a "revolving door" of prime ministers in recent years, with leaders removed at the ballot box and via internal party room coups. The turbulence has already caused other problems. Turnbull has said budget savings would be "absolutely a very high priority" in the new parliament, but he may face problems in getting them legislated due to the make up of the upper house Senate. (more...)
Trump entertains idea of not serving as president if he wins election Trump entertains idea of not serving as president if he wins election
- July 11, 2016

None of the lawmakers said they learned anything new, though Rice said Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., joked about the media's reporting on Trump's comments commending Saddam Hussein for killing terrorists. According to the Post , Trump called Kirk a "loser" and predicted he would carry IL, which has not voted for a Republican for president since George H.W. (more...)
Trump steps up attacks on free trade deals
- July 11, 2016

In one missive, Sasse said that "free trade has been one of the greatest forces in history for lifting humanity out of poverty". Bishop said some of Trump's more inflammatory statements may have come from the fact that he's never held elected office. (more...)
After days of limbo, Australian premier claims election win
- July 11, 2016

Either way, Turnbull faces a rough road ahead with a divided party, a splintered Senate and a politically tired public that has endured five changes of prime minister in as many years. Bill Shorten has conceded that Labor will not win enough seats to form government. Despite opposing much of the coalition's growth and jobs agenda, Labor and several independents vowed not to disrupt the new parliament. (more...)
Trump's Meeting on Thursday With Republican Congress Members Encouraging
- July 11, 2016

Trump later met with Sen. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus was also at the meeting, as were Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort; daughter Ivanka Trump ; and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, according to senior sources in the Trump campaign. (more...)
How a Gunman Killed Five Police Officers in Dallas
- July 11, 2016

Johnson, 25, executed five Dallas police officers and wounded 14 others using an SKS semi-automatic assault rifle and a handgun Thursday night, after he ambushed an otherwise peaceful anti-police brutality rally in downtown Dallas organized in response to the fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn. (more...)
Late-night protests not slowing in Baton Rouge Late-night protests not slowing in Baton Rouge
- July 11, 2016

Police also say they confiscated several guns on Saturday, including three rifles, three shotguns, and two pistols. According to BRPD officials, two officers were injured during the protest, including one who had several teeth knocked out by a projectile thrown by a member of the crowd. (more...)
U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korea's Kim Jong Un U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korea's Kim Jong Un
- July 11, 2016

The totalitarian state has conducted multiple missile tests, a nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch in February, drawing the ire of the global community. North Korean officials have repeatedly denied running labor camps or political prisons. "The U.S. should immediately and unconditionally retract the recent step for sanctions which dared hurt the dignity of the DPRK supreme leadership", the North said. (more...)
Dallas police say nothing found after anonymous threat
- July 11, 2016

Dallas police officers were searching for a suspicious person in the parking garage at their headquarters Saturday, the department tweeted . The city is on edge since a sniper opened fire on officers guiding a protest march two days ago, killing five officers. (more...)
Australian PM claims election victory
- July 11, 2016

Labor has offered to be co-operative in parliament but shadow treasurer Chris Bowen insists the opposition won't be selling out its values. "Earlier today [Labor leader] Bill Shorten called me and congratulated me on being re-elected as prime minister", Mr Turnbull told reporters in Sydney . (more...)
Air Strikes 'Kill 15 Civilians' In Syria
- July 11, 2016

The advance came despite the government's own cease-fire, which the authorities announced the previous day to coincide with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The army said what it described as terrorist groups had tried to attack army positions in the area, but it had thwarted this assault and taken over the southern al-Malah farms, coming to within firing distance of the Castello Road. (more...)
The Officers Involved In Philando Castile's Shooting Are Identified The Officers Involved In Philando Castile's Shooting Are Identified
- July 11, 2016

The government of the Bahamas has issued a rare travel advisory for any of its citizens visiting the USA, noting that young males should in particular take care. Yanez and his partner, Officer Joseph Kauser, were placed on administrative leave . "We must do better, in our state and in our nation, to improve police-community interactions to ensure the safety of everyone in this country, but particularly the safety of African Americans, who disproportionately lose their lives as a result", ... (more...)

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