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Pakistani PM Sharif returns home after cardiac surgery
- July 09, 2016

At the Stansted Airport, the Prime Minister was seen off by Speaker of Pakistan National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Syed Ibne Abbas along with other officials of the High Commission. Sharif is facing pressure from opposition political parties to step down after Panama Papers leak showed that his family members own undeclared offshore wealth and expensive property in London. (more...)
China to Duterte admin: 'Work in unison with us'
- July 09, 2016

The alleged on-going land reclamation of China at Subi reef is seen from Pagasa island (Thitu Island) in the Spratlys group of islands in the South China Sea, west of Palawan, Philippines, May 11, 2015. The dispute has at times drawn in trans-regional countries, particularly the US. China, which has rejected the jurisdiction of the court, has said it will reject any of its decisions. (more...)
Trump Campaign Official Blames Clinton's Rhetoric For Dallas Attacks
- July 09, 2016

Clinton said, "The professionals with whom I communicated were very careful in how I handled such material". "For now, let's focus on what we already know deep in our hearts". "Racial divisions have gotten worse, not better", Trump said. "I will bring law enforcement and communities together to develop national guidelines on the use of force by police officers". (more...)
FBI's Comey ignites new fury with Clinton's "damn emails"
- July 09, 2016

Chaffetz then asked if the FBI investigated Clinton's past statements under oath in front of Congress. Jim Cooper came to the defense of FBI Director James Comey on Capitol Hill Thursday as Comey was being grilled by Republicans over his handling of the Hillary Clinton classified email investigation. (more...)
Pakistani Philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi Dies at 88 Pakistani Philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi Dies at 88
- July 09, 2016

Former president Asif Ali Zardari expressed profound grief and sorrow over the passing away of Edhi. He headed a foundation which supported thousands of needy people and children. The 88-year-old philanthropist founded the country's biggest welfare organization, the Edhi Foundation, with nearly no money. Edhi had also donated his organs but due to continuous medical treatment, only his corneas could be harvested. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn opponents hold off challenge to allow talks Jeremy Corbyn opponents hold off challenge to allow talks
- July 09, 2016

The mention of treachery is believed to be a reference to the major rift in the party which has seen attempts to oust Jeremy Corbyn as leader. 'He is losing support of the membership by the day, there is no doubt about that, but they just sign up new members to replace them. (more...)
Pro-Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage resigns as UKIP head Pro-Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage resigns as UKIP head
- July 09, 2016

He added a new Ukip leader will be announced before the party's conference in September. George Freeman, Conservative MP for Mid-Norfolk, said the news was "good" and that it's a "small step on the road to making Britain a less divided intolerant + disillusioned country". (more...)
Trump puts blame for America's worsening race divide on Obama Trump puts blame for America's worsening race divide on Obama
- July 09, 2016

Trump has not, at any point in the past year, done anything to suggest that "acknowledging the racial dimension to the problem of police overuse of lethal force is not anti-cop". Trump also canceled a planned rally in Miami. He also cited "senseless, tragic deaths of two motorists in Louisiana and Minnesota", a reference to Sterling and Castile, though he did not mention their names. (more...)
Minnesota prosecutor: Philandro Castile investigation top priority
- July 09, 2016

Hours after Dayton's remarks Thursday, five police officers were fatally shot and others were wounded during protests in Dallas over Castile's killing and the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling. And we want to know: what are people saying about these shootings, and about race and policing in America, in your communities? In a statement Friday afternoon, Mayor Chris Coleman thanked people who attended a Thursday vigil for Castile and for St. (more...)
Hillary Clinton to face no charges over email scandal
- July 09, 2016

FBI Director James Comey defended his recommendation not to charge Hillary Clinton over her use of private email during a Congressional hearing. Maryland Rep. "An average employee still in government service would be subject to a disciplinary process", Comey said. "I assume they will pay very close attention" to the Justice Department's findings, she said. (more...)
40 dead in ISIS attack on Iraqi Shiite shrine, officials say
- July 09, 2016

The prime minister described the attacks as the militants' response to Iraq's "great victory in Fallujah, which stunned the world", according to a statement released by his office. The shrine was first targeted with mortar rounds before suicide bombers arrived and opened fire. According to an official statement, those attackers reached the outside gate of the shrine, where security forces fired at them, causing two of the attackers to detonate their explosives in a market next to the shrine. (more...)
Germany Says Iran Still Trying To Acquire Nuclear Technology
- July 09, 2016

The deal went into effect in January 2016. "The Islamic Republic of Iran has repeatedly announced that the country's missile program is purely defensive and they (ballistic missiles) are by no means created to carry nuclear warheads", Qassemi said in a statement released on Saturday. (more...)
Germany says forces in Iran trying to torpedo nuclear deal
- July 09, 2016

The Islamic republic has repeatedly announced that its missile program is purely defensive and by no means is created to carry nuclear warheads, Iran's Foreign Minsitry Sopokesman Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying by semi-official Mehr news agency. (more...)
Family of shot Louisiana man condemns Dallas police deaths Family of shot Louisiana man condemns Dallas police deaths
- July 09, 2016

Police confiscated the convenience store video of the incident and have so far kept close-lipped about what it shows. Instead, the officer who shot Philando five times at point blank range in front of a 4-year-old girl is home on paid leave with his family. (more...)
Washington slaps sanctions on North Korea for human rights abuses Washington slaps sanctions on North Korea for human rights abuses
- July 09, 2016

China's foreign ministry said Beijing was opposed to the US sanctions , arguing that the condition of human rights in North Korea does not threaten global peace and security. United States officials said they do not expect immediate consequences from the sanctions, which freeze the US-based assets of those named, and forbids Americans from doing business with them. (more...)
World mourns death of Pakistan's great humanitarian, Edhi World mourns death of Pakistan's great humanitarian, Edhi
- July 09, 2016

For over almost 60 years Edhi's charitable arm, the Edhi Foundation , established clinics and orphanages across Pakistan and ran a vast fleet of ambulances, offering help to poor communities failed by inadequate public health and welfare services. (more...)
Ex-soldier kills 5 officers in Dallas, setting US on edge
- July 09, 2016

During those waning moments of Johnson's life, police say, he had told negotiators he was upset about recent police shootings and wanted to kill white people, particularly white officers. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve from March 2009 to April 2015, training as a carpentry and masonry specialist, according to Pentagon records. (more...)
House Republican says President Obama Has Contributed to Hostility Against Police
- July 09, 2016

Obama said he shared his worries with Polish President Andrzej Duda in a one-on-one meeting before the opening of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Warsaw . "We stand united with the people in the police department in Dallas ". "I just don't have any changes to the schedule to announce, particularly given that this is something that just transpired in the last 18 hours, but it's something that we will follow closely and if it merits or requires a change in the president's ... (more...)
Protesters throw objects at officers in Phoenix Protesters throw objects at officers in Phoenix
- July 09, 2016

Friday night in Phoenix, however, police used pepper spray and bean bag rounds to disperse hundreds of protesters conducting a march through the city. The shooting, which was carried out by a 25-year-old black suspect authorities said wanted to kill white officers, was an "unthinkable tragedy" caused by domestic terrorism, Maupin said. (more...)
Bob Corker Tells Trump He Doesn't Want To Be VP Bob Corker Tells Trump He Doesn't Want To Be VP
- July 09, 2016

Now instead of giving advice, Corker is helping campaign for Trump . Corker, the Post reports, "repeatedly praised " Trump and indicated he'd be happy to serve as an "informal" adviser leading up to the election. He said the two of them talked about family. "I don't see anything unusual about that". "Senator Corker has been a patriot, worked very hard for this country and is doing a good job for the people of Tennessee and decided he wants to continue to do that job", said Carson. (more...)
Several Texas Officials Blame Black Lives Matter for Dallas Shooting Several Texas Officials Blame Black Lives Matter for Dallas Shooting
- July 09, 2016

If the violence against police doesn't stop, he said, police will stop working to protect citizens. Dallas authorities said a suspect, Micah Xavier Johnson, died after a standoff with police. Patrick appeared on Fox News' "Outnumbered" on Friday to denounce the protesters for expecting protection from the very people they were protesting. (more...)
Israeli police assault worshippers
- July 09, 2016

He went on to assert that Israeli police had promised earlier to suspend such visits by Jewish settlers during the last 10 days of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month, which will come to an end in the first week of July. Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police at East Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning, according to mosque officials. (more...)
Scene secure after active shooting scene in Denver
- July 09, 2016

A female is in critical condition after a shooting occurred in a building in Downtown Denver , according to authorities. Police said the shooting does not appear to be random. The number of victims and the fate of the shooter are unclear at this time. Arnone says she ran out of her office and left everything behind. Police are working to determine how they knew each other, and what the motive was for the shooting. (more...)
The Dallas police chief is right: 'This must stop'
- July 09, 2016

The attack occurred at a Black Lives Matter protest in the city, in the wake of high-profile police shootings of two African American men, Alton Sterling and Fernando Castile , in the days prior. "What we do know is that there has been a vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement", he said. "Like all of the young officers , he wanted to get out on patrol and ride around in a patrol auto and do a different job", Cotten said. (more...)
#AlvaBraziel: Houston police shoot black man for 'pointing gun at them' #AlvaBraziel: Houston police shoot black man for 'pointing gun at them'
- July 09, 2016

When they asked him to put the gun down, he reportedly raised the gun in the air before pointing it at police. With tension high and feelings raw over this week's Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and Dallas Police shootings, people are clamoring to see proof that Alva Braziel (the man killed) really pointed a gun at the Houston police. (more...)

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