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OH official: OH official: "nervous as hell" over RNC in Cleveland
- July 09, 2016

Ahead of the announcement, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams expressed condolences for the lives lost in the shooting deaths of 5 police officers in Dallas yesterday. Authorities in Cleveland, which has been roiled in recent years by police shootings of blacks that helped lead to Kasich's initiative, have insisted they're ready to put on a safe convention. (more...)
5 reasons Kevin Durant will win 2016-17 NBA MVP 5 reasons Kevin Durant will win 2016-17 NBA MVP
- July 09, 2016

Pictured above is the 2010 USA men's basketball team. Durant will join a superstar studded lineup with two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry , Draymond Green and Klay Thompson. Durant also said breaking the news to longtime Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook was also hard. Durant said his relationship with Westbrook was great. (more...)
Dallas Police Identify a Gunman in Dallas Protest Shootings
- July 09, 2016

He graduated from John Horn High School in Mesquite, including membership in ROTC, school district officials said. Enough about him, except this one thing: He said he was motivated by hatred over the deaths of two more black men - Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana , and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota - at the hands of police. (more...)
Donald Trump Calls for Restoring Donald Trump Calls for Restoring "Law & Order" in the USA
- July 09, 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. The Times Dispatch informs us that Stewart is now chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors and is a prospective candidate for the Republican nomination for Virginia governor. (more...)
Names of Dallas officers killed in attack
- July 09, 2016

Mark Hughes said he spoke to police after being identified as a suspect and brought in for questioning. The mayor said he was unsure of what weapons were found at the scene. Other departments are staying the course, while acknowledging the tragedy in Dallas . Using one to kill a suspect in the U.S.is unheard of. Both the chief and Mayor Turner emphasized Houston's diversity. (more...)
Australian Labor Leader Calls on Prime Minister to Quit
- July 09, 2016

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday pulled within striking distance of the votes needed to form a narrow majority government in a cliffhanger election that has left the nation in limbo and his leadership in doubt. (more...)
Ted Cruz to speak at Republican National Convention
- July 09, 2016

Trump was well received by House Republican members", said Rep. Diane Black of Gallatin. Trump defended himself against some of his harshest Senate critics. "He's going to be the nominee, so I've got to get comfortable with it", he added. In his meeting with House Republicans, he reviewed his plans to reshape the tax code, reduce federal regulations and scrap Obamacare, and blamed the press for twisting his recent comments in which he praised Saddam Hussein for killing terrorists. (more...)
The Gov. Christie cellphone mystery ends: His lawyer has it
- July 09, 2016

Baroni and Kelly are accused of orchestrating traffic jams on the bridge to punish a mayor for not endorsing Christie. Bill Baroni, left, a former Port Authority of NY and New Jersey executive, walks with attorney Michael Baldassare outside of the Martin Luther King Jr. (more...)
Israeli girl stabbed to death by Palestinian inside bedroom
- July 09, 2016

A military spokesperson said the military razed the homes of Issa Assaf and Annan Abu Habsa, who were shot dead during a December 23 attack near Jerusalem's Old City. "It was decided yesterday to allow the building of 42 units in Kiryat Arba, in the neighborhood close to the house in which the attack took place", an Israeli official said. (more...)
In Rwanda, Netanyahu notes similarities between country's genocide and the Holocaust
- July 09, 2016

The President said he also spoke with PM Netanyahu about the peace process between Israel and Palestine, adding that Kenya was for sustainable solution. "This will have an impact in Africa now, but I think that it will have very considerable effect regarding Israel's worldwide relations in the future, vis-à-vis our effort to bring about a very great number of countries that support Israel", he said. (more...)
Beyond Dallas, police come under fire in three states
- July 09, 2016

A weapon was recovered. The officer's condition is unknown at this time and the suspect was not injured. The officer works for the Ballwin Police Department and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. He was hit twice in his protective vest and once beneath the vest in his abdomen. "You start to wonder", the police chief said. Prior to the tragedy in Dallas, early Thursday morning, a man who claimed to be upset about police shootings began shooting indiscriminately at ... (more...)
Trump's Virginia chairman blames Clinton, Northam for Dallas massacre
- July 09, 2016

Gov. Ralph Northam. In the wake of the deaths of five police officers, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump also called off a scheduled campaign event in Miami. Later, during a speech in Philadelphia, Clinton said there are still many facts to be determined. But she said she relied on colleagues who had long experience in handling classified material. (more...)
US, South Korea agree on antimissile system to counter North
- July 09, 2016

China's Foreign Ministry said it was strongly opposed to the deployment of the defense system and urged South Korea and the United States to put a stop to it. "In other words, the synergy between THAAD and the KAMD can definitely consolidate South Korea's missile defense system". It's worth mentioning North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has threatened nearly everyone who disagrees with him and constantly claims he's developing nuclear ballistic missiles. (more...)
U.N. chief deeply alarmed by fighting in South Sudan's capital
- July 09, 2016

Kiir and Machar were safe, Machar's chief of staff, Ezekial Lol Gatkuoth, said later. The United Nations reported "heavy gunfire and shelling" near its displacement camp in Juba, the capital. A peace agreement was signed in South Sudan in August 2015, but many issues remain unresolved, among them, the cantonment of opposing forces and the unilateral restructuring of the country by Kiir from 10 states to 28 states in late 2015. (more...)
Twitter Wasn't Feeling Wendy Williams Bashing Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech Twitter Wasn't Feeling Wendy Williams Bashing Jesse Williams' BET Awards Speech
- July 09, 2016

But there's a stark difference between talking trash about celebrities and using your voice belittle and discourage justice for the group of people of which you are apart. There's the NAACP. By the way, what is the "C" for? The " Grey's Anatomy " star found himself the subject of a Change.org petition following the stirring and politically charged speech he made while accepting a humanitarian honor at the BET Awards in June. (more...)
Bangladesh blast kills 2 during Eid prayers, injures others Bangladesh blast kills 2 during Eid prayers, injures others
- July 09, 2016

The country has been put on high alert during the Eid festival after last week's terrorist attack. Bangladesh has been reeling from a growing wave of attacks since the turn of the year, many of which have been claimed by the self-styled Islamic State group or an offshoot of the Al-Qaeda network. (more...)
Trump Stars and Spars with Republican Lawmakers Trump Stars and Spars with Republican Lawmakers
- July 09, 2016

Things reportedly got a little tense Thursday between presumed Republican nominee Donald Trump and an Arizona senator who has been critical of his campaign. It would be wonderful to have a member of the Trump family announce it. 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. (more...)
North America leaders commit on free trade deepening North America leaders commit on free trade deepening
- July 09, 2016

Obama said he got into politics to help people, to make sure the poor had the same chances to succeed as the wealthy, that working moms had trustworthy child care, that the tax system was fair and that children were getting a "decent education". (more...)
Military has response measures for South China Sea ruling: minister Military has response measures for South China Sea ruling: minister
- July 09, 2016

It is also closely watching the movements of nearby countries before the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issues a ruling on the dispute between China and the Philippines . Saying the U.S. could pay a high price if it chose to get involved, he added that the discord over the South China Sea shouldn't be allowed to upset a "basically sound" bilateral relationship. (more...)
N Korea warns of tough response after United States blacklists Kim Jong
- July 09, 2016

The United Nations says his crimes include the internment of 80,000 to 120,000 people-including children and other family members of accused people-in political prison camps. China's foreign ministry, asked about the new sanctions, reiterated its policy of opposing unilateral sanctions. In April, North Korea called U.S. (more...)
Miami Republicans shun Trump's outreach to Congress Miami Republicans shun Trump's outreach to Congress
- July 09, 2016

Ben Sasse (R-NE), who has also not supported Trump . Jeff Flake (R., Ariz.) and in questions from concerned Republicans on immigration and other divisive issues. Cramer paraphrased what Trump said: "Here I was very critical of Saddam Hussein, saying he's a very, very bad guy, evil guy". Cruz also turned to mudslinging in his campaign against Trump , criticizing the NY billionaire in the final days of the in campaign of being as a "serial philanderer", "pathological liar" and ... (more...)
Number of Zika cases in NJ steadily climbing
- July 09, 2016

The news comes as Democrats and Republicans in Congress continue to clash over funding for Zika . UAB infectious diseases professor emeritus David Freedman, M.D.is not concerned about a widespread Zika virus outbreak in the United States. (more...)
Arrest made in crash that killed top NBA draft pick's cousin Arrest made in crash that killed top NBA draft pick's cousin
- July 09, 2016

The Hoboken Police Department announced Friday that an arrest was made in the case; details were expected to be released later in the day. Police say they're investigating what Nicholas was doing in Hoboken that night. Simmons was drafted as the first pick in the 2016 National Basketball Association draft to the Philadelphia 76ers. Zachary's mother, Monique Steele, told CBS the auto was going at least 70 miles (112 kilometres) an hour. (more...)
Italian held in slaying of Nigerian who fled Boko Haram Italian held in slaying of Nigerian who fled Boko Haram
- July 09, 2016

A local man described as a well-known "ultra" football fan is being held. Speaking to Avvenire, the newspaper of the Italian bishop's conference, the priest, who heads the migrants' welcoming project in the archdiocesan seminary, made an appeal to the local police to take action, beyond imprisoning the man who murdered the Nigerian migrant . (more...)
Chilcot Report, and Blair's Response, Unlikely to Change Minds on Iraq War
- July 09, 2016

It covers the background to the decision to go to war - made by then Prime Minister Tony Blair and his Government and whether troops were properly prepared, how the conflict was conducted and what planning there was for its aftermath, a period in which there was intense sectarian violence. (more...)

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