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Dallas PD: Sniper wrote letters in his own blood in garage
- July 11, 2016

In taking personal responsibility for approving the plan in the aftermath of Thursday's shootings, Chief David Brown said he was convinced that any hesitation in giving the go-ahead would have allowed the gunman the chance to harm other officers. (more...)
Hillary Scares More Than Half Of America Hillary Scares More Than Half Of America
- July 11, 2016

This will be especially true as Republicans try to keep the issue front and center with campaign ads highlighting Comey's criticism of Clinton's mishandling of government email and House Republicans' efforts to get the FBI to investigate whether Clinton lied about her emails to a special House committee that investigated the 2012 terrorist attack on a US diplomatic outpost in Benghazi, Libya. (more...)
Koreas exchange threats over missile defense system Koreas exchange threats over missile defense system
- July 11, 2016

Reuters reported a statement from US Strategic Command that confirmed a KN-11 submarine-launched ballistic missile was tracked over the Sea of Japan "where initial indications are it fell". The inter-Korean exchange was provoked by last Friday's announcement by Seoul and the United States that they plan to deploy America's powerful THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system in the South by the end of next year - after months of intense rumors and negotiations, during which China and ... (more...)
Besiktas winger joins London's West Ham United Besiktas winger joins London's West Ham United
- July 11, 2016

Tore links up with the London Stadium club in a deal reported to be worth £2.5million, with an option to make the move permanent for a further £10million. Tore will begin pre-season training at the club's ground while the rest of the squad finish up their tour of America. "Slaven was also a big factor in me coming here and he is a great manager", he said in a statement published on West Ham's website. (more...)
Aust'n PM "very confident" of forming majority government later this week
- July 11, 2016

Turnbull's comments came after Saturday's general election failed to produce a clear victor and raised the prospect of a hung parliament. "But the combination of a PM with no authority, a Government with no direction and a Liberal Party at war with itself, will see Australians back at the polls within the year". (more...)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix
- July 11, 2016

Hamilton was loudly jeered after his controversial win in Austria earlier this month and British fans gave Rosberg the same harsh treatment at the podium after Hamilton triumphed on Sunday at Silverstone . Both Mercedes men pitted for their intermediates on lap eight, ahead of the Red Bulls, as the Virtual Safety Car (VSC) was deployed when Pascal Wehrlein spun off at Abbey curve. (more...)
Hundreds rally in NYC against fatal police shootings Hundreds rally in NYC against fatal police shootings
- July 11, 2016

He also said the nation should express its gratitude to those serving in law enforcement. "In times like this we must remember - and emphasize - the importance of uniting as Americans", Abbott said. Howell is a niece of Alberta Spruill, who died of a heart attack in 2003 after police threw a concussion grenade into her Harlem apartment. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit issued the news via its official Twitter account. (more...)
Airstrikes kill IS fighters fleeing Fallujah
- July 11, 2016

Authorities lauded the operation for being carried out exclusively by the Iraqi military. The U.S. also destroyed an estimated 40 Islamic State vehicles. On Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry described the Iranian presence in Iraq as "helpful" in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/Daesh), although he admitted there were some "challenges" to the relationship. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to maintain 12000 troops in Afghanistan
- July 11, 2016

Since then, security in Afghanistan has deteriorated. In his first comments since Obama's announcement, General Joseph Votel, the head of the USA military's Central Command, played down any impact of the looming troop withdrawal even as he acknowledged Afghan forces were suffering heavy casualties. (more...)
Protests continue in Baton Rouge, police block I-10 ramps
- July 11, 2016

Protesters said it was a peaceful event, but one of the marchers was arrested by San Jose police. Mckesson told the Bowdoin Orient student newspaper in 2014, when he was protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, by a white police officer in Ferguson, a St. (more...)
Korea's missile likely failed after launch from submarine
- July 11, 2016

Embassy in Seoul, South Korea , Monday, July 11, 2016. The deployment decision for THAAD was announced hours after North Korea angrily reacted to new USA sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials for human rights abuses, with Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry saying such measures were tantamount to declaring war. (more...)
Donald Trump threatens, insults GOP lawmakers
- July 11, 2016

He has started a movement and many who believe in the direction Trump is going are going to vote for him. "I just can't support him given the things he's said". Mr Trump responded by saying he had been going easy on Mr Flake so far, but he would ensure Mr Flake lost his re-election bid this year if the senator did not change his tune. (more...)
Education not a subject of party politics: Javadekar
- July 11, 2016

For Smriti Irani, who was divested of the Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry where her every comment made news, her new portfolio of textiles is not considered eye-ball grabbing by any yardstick. "I was also a member of the senate of Pune University for 12 years while as deputy chairman of state planning commission in Maharashtra, I had laid emphasis on education", he said, adding, "I have passion for education and have worked in it". (more...)
Video emerges in fatal shooting by off-duty officer Video emerges in fatal shooting by off-duty officer
- July 11, 2016

But in the video, there appeared to be a short window between when Small approached Isaacs' vehicle and when he recoiled from the gunfire. However, new surveillance video captured of the fight shows that Isaacs shot Small just one second after he arrived at his window, indicating that Small would not have had time to continue "wailing him in the head" like witnesses had claimed. (more...)
Bernie Sanders set to endorse Hillary Clinton's presidential nomination
- July 11, 2016

Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, told Sanders that she felt "like a hostage" given his multiple demands for the party's platform that will be considered at the convention, according to the Democrat who demanded anonymity. Clinton on Wednesday announced a proposal to offer free college tuition to students of families making less than $125,000 per year by 2021, a shift Sanders - who championed eliminating public college tuition - called "revolutionary". (more...)
India says considering giving Tanzania $500 million loan for water projects India says considering giving Tanzania $500 million loan for water projects
- July 11, 2016

Modi also played on the drums along with Magufuli, adding a local touch to the ceremony. Talking about "India's rise", the Prime Minister said it was happening because of its 800 million youth. "And, the vast stretch of Indian Ocean has kept our societies and our people connected", the PM said. India would also help set up a pharmaceutical company in Kenya to manufacture life-saving drugs, he said. (more...)
USA gymnastics notebook: Simone Biles proves her worth with first-place finish
- July 11, 2016

Karolyi wanted to see strides from Raisman on floor exercise, beam and vault - and was clearly convinced the 2012 USA captain at the London Games and defending Olympic champion on floor is poised for a strong run in Rio. Hernandez, who turned 16 last month, expressed just how emotional the night is for aspiring Olympians once they hear their names called. "By the time we got our jackets on and I waited for the other girls, I stopped crying". (more...)
Legendary Pakistani social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi dies at 88
- July 11, 2016

One of the greatest humanitarians Abdul Sattar Edhi , the real messiah for the underprivileged people passed away on Friday evening after being on death bed from quite some time. The PM announced Edhi would be awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz posthumously. "He wished that his organs be donated after he passes away". Edhi, whose death was confirmed by his son Faisal, was revered for setting up maternity wards, morgues, orphanages, shelters and homes for the elderly, picking up where limited ... (more...)
Dallas sniper had planned a larger attack, says police chief
- July 11, 2016

Nearly immediately, several officers were attacked, including the five slain by a sniper in Dallas. Jenkins said other evidence supported the belief there were no other shooters. Johnson was "clear of mind, determined to hurt more officers", the police chief said. "That's how we beat this guy", Jenkins said. Jenkins, like Brown and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, said people should focus on unifying in the aftermath rather than using it to further entrench. (more...)
Thousands mark 21 years since Srebrenica massacre Thousands mark 21 years since Srebrenica massacre
- July 11, 2016

In the days following Srebrenica's fall, more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were systematically massacred and buried in mass graves. Global agencies continue to unearth mass graves and identify victims. The annual commemoration has again been tinged with controversy after the organising committee, headed by Durakovic, said that Serbian political leaders who denied that the mass killings were genocide would not be invited to attend. (more...)
In Dallas remarks, Obama will aim to make sense of shootings
- July 11, 2016

Those who gathered for Black Lives Matter outside the Vancouver Art Gallery on Sunday, July 10, 2016 sang, heard speeches and brought signs. Since then, threats ranging from generic promises of violence to specific video postings have been made, only heightening fears of further attacks. (more...)
Angela Eagle to face deselection battle from Wallasey Labour members Angela Eagle to face deselection battle from Wallasey Labour members
- July 11, 2016

Meanwhile Ms Abbott assured that Mr Corbyn could win a general election and insisted victory was "everything" to her constituents. Announcing her candidacy to replace Mr Corbyn , the former shadow defence secretary said: "I believe I can". (more...)
Sanders And Clinton To Rally Together In New Hampshire
- July 11, 2016

Although Clinton effectively clinched the nomination more than a month ago, Sanders has been slow to formally endorse her fall bid against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Dannel Malloy, repeatedly stalling, sending delegates off to a memorial for victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre and serving them dinner. His campaign has shifted Democratic policy. (more...)
Democrat Evan Bayh may get into Indiana Senate race
- July 11, 2016

Evan Bayh is mounting a return bid to the U.S. Senate, giving national Democrats a boost as they aim to retake the chamber in November. Bayh served two terms as IN governor (1989-1997) before being elected to the Senate, where he represented IN from 1999 through 2011. (more...)
Watch Angela Eagle's awkward moment as she launches her Labour leadership bid Watch Angela Eagle's awkward moment as she launches her Labour leadership bid
- July 11, 2016

Mr Corbyn has refused to step down since losing the support of most of his MPs in a vote last month but he is still supported by thousands of the Labour Party's members. Bickering between Labour's leading figures is also back on the agenda, as the one-time rumored leadership challenger Owen Smith MP accused Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell of wanting to split the party. (more...)

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