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Newt Gingrich confirms he's being vetted for Donald Trump's VP Newt Gingrich confirms he's being vetted for Donald Trump's VP
- July 11, 2016

Trump additionally gave $3.8 million of his own money to the campaign, bringing the total haul for June to about $55 million. Trump's campaign has aired none. Gingrich, who ran in for president in 2012, spoke before Trump, hammering the Justice Department's decision to not charge Clinton over her use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state. (more...)
Trump raises $51 million in June as he steps up fundraising
- July 11, 2016

On Thursday, Mr Trump tried to illustrate his point further by showing a colouring book for Disney's Frozen with a star on it. That brings Trump's total investment to $55 million, they said . The National Rifle Association and pro-Trump superPAC Rebuilding America Now have spent a combined $2.8 million on Trump's behalf. "I say to you, Enough!" Clinton also would impose a three-month moratorium on federal student loan payments and endorse reinstating year-round access to Federal Pell ... (more...)
Clinton's New Health Care Plan Is Another Nod In Sanders' Direction
- July 11, 2016

Meeting in the ballroom of an Orlando hotel, supporters of Clinton faced off with supporters of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who said the language they'd proposed simply repeated a position Clinton herself has taken in the past. "(We) need at least $15 an hour", Sanders said at a rally in July 2015. Sanders controlled about 70 votes of the 187-member committee, with Clinton having the backing of about 100 and the remainder being appointees of the Democratic National Committee. (more...)
Britain will have first female prime minister since Thatcher Britain will have first female prime minister since Thatcher
- July 11, 2016

May, the interior minister who also advocated remaining in the European Union, is the favourite to replace him. The Times and the Telegraph , two of the most influential right-leaning newspapers, both published opinion articles on Saturday saying Leadsom was not qualified to be prime minister. (more...)
Fire chief discusses firework safety tips
- July 11, 2016

With the Fourth of July holiday approaching, fireworks shops across our state are seeing their busiest week of the year. " Fireworks , along with sparklers and other related devices, are extremely risky". There's no holiday that's more synonymous with fireworks than the Fourth of July. Hand, finger and facial injuries are the most common. Sparklers burn at over 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit. (more...)
Korea Threatens Action over US Anti-Missile System
- July 11, 2016

North Korea's military, which has "sufficient latest offensive strike means", will take "more merciless and powerful successive corresponding measures against the United States keen to ignite a war by deploying THAAD ", it said. "If North Korea continues its groundless claims and rash actions in defiance of our warnings, it will have to face our military's stringent retaliation", Moon noted. (more...)
Centre to probe into Zakir Naik's speech: Rajnath Singh
- July 11, 2016

According to media reports in Bangladesh, Rohan Imtiaz, one of the attackers at the July 1 siege at Dhaka's Holey Artisan restaurant, propagated on Facebook past year Naik's controversial remark urging "all Muslims to be terrorists". Earlier on Thursday, Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu indicated that Naik could face action if his preachings and teachings were found to be objectionable. (more...)
Indonesia urged to take stance on South China Sea
- July 11, 2016

The Permanent Court of Arbitration is set to make its final decision on Tuesday in the case between the Philippines and China. Wang called the case a "farce", according to Xinhua. Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan also have overlapping claims with Beijing over the waters which has one of the world's busiest trade routes. (more...)
Somali Armed Forces Heavily harming Al Shabaab Somali Armed Forces Heavily harming Al Shabaab
- July 11, 2016

The vehicle bomb on Monday morning allowed the fighters to infiltrate the Lanta Buro base in Lower Shabelle region, a military officer, Said Mohamed Adawe, told The Associated Press. The city has had regular attacks, including suicide bombings, since. Operatives from the terrorist group crashed an explosives-packed auto into the base before rushing inside. (more...)
Landmark ruling on South China Sea
- July 11, 2016

What it means: None of these actions would necessarily trigger a major response from the USA, which has set itself up as policeman of the waters. A new Philippine leader who appears friendlier to Beijing could also influence the aftermath of the ruling. (more...)
Indian PM in Kenya on last leg of 4-nation African tour
- July 11, 2016

Modi said that he and Kenyatta recognised that terrorism and the rapid spread of radical ideologies posed a common challenge to the people of both countries, to the region and to the whole world. After completing his engagements in Kenya, the Prime Minister will leave for India on Monday evening. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that he is aiming to take India's growth to beyond 8 per cent while commending the people of Indian origin in Kenya for maintaining their Indian ... (more...)
Cop who shot Philando Castile identified as Jeronimo Yanez Cop who shot Philando Castile identified as Jeronimo Yanez
- July 11, 2016

In Minneapolis, a moment of silence was held Sunday afternoon during the city's Open Streets event. The South Carolina Democrat stated that "Black lives do matter" and called on Congress to have a mature conversation about the racial issues that plague the country in order to resolve them. (more...)
Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem closed to non-Muslims after violence
- July 11, 2016

Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said rocks and other objects were hurled toward police forces and Jewish worshippers in a nearby plaza. The disturbances started after Israeli police opened a gate to the compound, which is used by tourists and Jews to enter the site, the director of the mosque Sheikh Omar Kiswani told the Anadolu Agency. (more...)
Rep. Corrine Brown steps down from committee
- July 11, 2016

Brown is also charged with engaging in tax obstruction between 2008 and 2014 and filing false returns based on her repeated failure to report income from substantial cash deposits to her personal bank accounts and her repeated deduction of inflated and fabricated charitable donations. (more...)
Clinton: Dallas shooting an 'absolutely horrific event'
- July 11, 2016

In an interview with CNN , Mrs. Clinton called the Dallas shootings an "absolutely horrific event" that should "worry every single American", while framing it as a "call to action" for new national guidelines for policing. It was not immediately clear whether the police had found the person they were seeking. This post was syndicated from The Guardian NigeriaThe Guardian Nigeria. (more...)
Protests over police killings aim at occupying interstates
- July 11, 2016

A friend told The Washington Post Mckesson called her around 5:30 a.m. Sunday and said he was in fine condition, but had no idea when he would be released. "The police in Baton Rouge have been truly very bad tonight", Mckesson said on the video, while walking along Airline Highway. One officer lost teeth when a projectile was thrown outside police headquarters during the protests. (more...)
10 dramatic images from tense weekend protests in Baton Rouge
- July 11, 2016

Hundreds of protesters occupied a key bridge over the Mississippi River Sunday night, blocking an interstate for hours before officers moved them off. Police spokesman Steve Linders said the officer was seriously injured after a 11-kilogram (25-pound) chunk of concrete was dropped on his head from an overpass. (more...)
6 people who could be Hillary Clinton's veep pick
- July 11, 2016

Top aides to both candidates have been practicing shuttle diplomacy, the Clinton camp anxious to give enough nods to Sanders on party platform issues to move the Vermont senator from saying he would vote to saying he would endorse her. The three anonymous sources say that Sanders is experiencing a "natural grieving period" over his failure to cinch the Democratic nomination. Sources close to the negotiations between the Clinton and Sanders campaigns told NH1 News on Thursday ... (more...)
Authorities confirm first Zika-related death in the US
- July 11, 2016

The Salt Lake County health department said the elderly victim, who had an underlying health condition , died in late June after traveling to a country where the Zika virus is active. Health officials in the state have confirmed there are six cases of it in Salt Lake County. As of July 6, a total of 1,132 cases of travel-associated Zika have been reported in the 50 states and District of Columbia. (more...)
State Department Reopens Investigation into Hillary Clinton's Email Server
- July 11, 2016

The State Department said late Thursday that it will reopen an internal review into any mishandling of classified information in emails between former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and her top aides now that the Justice Department has decided she will not be prosecuted. (more...)
US Navy Destroyers Patrol Near China's Man-Made Islands in South China Sea US Navy Destroyers Patrol Near China's Man-Made Islands in South China Sea
- July 11, 2016

Congressman Matt Salmon, Chairman of the subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, said the Obama Administration and other counterparts across the world recognise the severity of the threat posed by China's aggressive, coercive actions in the South China Sea that undermine global norms. (more...)
Mandatory Federal GMO Labeling Is On Its Way
- July 11, 2016

The proposal did very little to change the existing voluntary labeling system and its primary goal was to derail a Vermont mandatory labeling law set to take effect on July 1, 2016. "Under Vermont's law and my amendment, consumers can glance quickly at a product and be able to determine the GMO contents with no need for a smartphone or internet connection". (more...)
FBI Director Refuses To Answer Simple Question About Hillary Clinton FBI Director Refuses To Answer Simple Question About Hillary Clinton
- July 11, 2016

Apparently baffled by such a specific response to a vague question, Chaffetz said that he would ask the FBI to investigate whether Clinton lied to Congress. In almost five hours of testimony, Comey sought to explain the Justice Department's decision ending an investigation that has dogged Clinton's presidential campaign and raised fresh questions among voters about her trustworthiness. (more...)
Pokemon Go international launch delayed due to server issues
- July 11, 2016

The game is like a real life treasure hunt that has been created to help get players out of the house and active. However, while Niantic focuses on those repairs, the game's release in other regions like the United Kingdom and the Netherlands has been "paused until we're comfortable", according to Hanke . (more...)
1 dead from bun-run goring in Alicante; 2 gored in Pamplona
- July 11, 2016

In the southeastern village of Pedreguer near Valencia, a 28-year-old Spaniard was killed during a bull-run, in which people risk life and limb by racing alongside specially-bred fighting bulls through narrow streets. A runner is thrown by a Cebada Gago fighting bull at the Estafeta corner during the second running of the bulls at the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northern Spain July 8, 2016. (more...)

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