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Theresa May to become Britain's next PM tomorrow
- July 12, 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron, who had already announced his plans to resign, said he would step down Wednesday. "I'm delighted that Theresa May will be the next Prime Minister". Twenty-five minutes later Mrs Leadsom announced that she was quitting the leadership contest, clearing the way for Mrs May to become Conservative leader. (more...)
On Second Thought: Hillary Clinton's slogan seems to have changed
- July 12, 2016

He also addressed last week's attack on Dallas police officers and sought to draw a contrast between himself and Clinton. Ineke Mushovic, executive director of the Movement Advancement Project, said the ad buy cost around $270,000 and includes a subsequent airing on FOX Business. (more...)
May or Leadsom to succeed UK's Cameron for PM job May or Leadsom to succeed UK's Cameron for PM job
- July 12, 2016

On Thursday, Member of Parliament Michael Gove was eliminated during the second round of voting by MPs for leadership of the Conservative Party , which now has control of Parliament. While May was a lukewarm Remain campaigner, eurosceptic Leadsom enjoys support from many in the Conservative party who campaigned to leave the EU. "David Cameron spent 11 yrs trying to fix it. (more...)
PH: China 'bound' by tribunal ruling on July 12 PH: China 'bound' by tribunal ruling on July 12
- July 12, 2016

The case, which was brought by the Philippines in 2013, has proceeded without China's participation, as China refuses to acknowledge its legitimacy. China regularly holds military exercises in the South China Sea. The Court's award will not directly rule on the maritime entitlements for Chinese possessions in the Paracels as the Philippines has restricted its case to disputed features in the Spratly Islands and Scarborough Shoal. (more...)
Is General Flynn the Right Choice for Trump VP? Is General Flynn the Right Choice for Trump VP?
- July 12, 2016

Flynn is believed to be one of about five finalists that Trump is considering for his running mate, a list that also includes Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich and Mike Pence. 2 on either side of the aisle doesn't get overlooked. "Abortion, I think for women, these are hard issues", Flynn told ABC's Martha Raddatz on "This Week". (more...)
Pokémon Go app prompts 'suspicious persons' calls for police
- July 12, 2016

I really am. You're in for a long , lonesome ride. As of Monday afternoon, 4 arrests have been made nationwide in cases like this. Players can drop "Poke Lures" to attract Pokemon to certain areas. So far, the game has only been released in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand and numerous bogus apps are originating from - and targeted to - foreign markets. (more...)
Anti-Trump delegate wins portion of lawsuit Anti-Trump delegate wins portion of lawsuit
- July 12, 2016

In a decision released Thursday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne sided with Carroll "Beau" Correll, who had filed suit alleging that laws binding a state's delegates to a particular candidate are unconstitutional. Correll, the Virginia attorney and chairman of the Winchester Republican Committee previously said he wanted to vote for anyone other than Trump at the party's national convention, which starts July 18. (more...)
South Sudan president, rival call for cease-fire
- July 12, 2016

Fierce fighting erupted in the South Sudanese capital since Friday, with heavy weapons such as tanks, helicopter gunships and artillery involved, leaving more than 270 people killed and thousands displaced. South Sudan has canceled this year's independence celebrations due to the economic crunch resulting from more than two years of civil conflict. The White House sharply criticised on Monday (July 11) renewed heavy fighting in South Sudan's capital city Juba that has pushed thousands of ... (more...)
Shooter's ex-wife saw no indication of court attack
- July 12, 2016

The two Michigan bailiffs were retired police officers with one being a Michigan State trooper, and the other a local municipality's police officer. Michigan now joins the unfortunately tragic ranks of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Dallas, as at least four people were shot at a Berrien County, Michigan, courthouse. (more...)
Obama: America is horrified over Dallas attack Obama: America is horrified over Dallas attack
- July 12, 2016

That announcement capped a long 24 hours in Warsaw, where Obama was meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. "That's just more divisive rhetoric", he added. He believes they indicate broader racial inequalities in the USA criminal justice system. President Barack Obama said this week's fatal shootings at the hands of police officers aren't isolated incidents. (more...)
Two arson suspects arrested in Cold Springs wildfire Two arson suspects arrested in Cold Springs wildfire
- July 12, 2016

Jimmy Suggs, 28, and Zackary Kuykendall, 26, of Vinemont were arrested Sunday and charged with fourth-degree arson-a felony because lives were endangered by the wildfire, a sheriff's statement cited by the Denver Post notes. Power was knocked out to some of the homes in the surrounding area. PFA sent a brush truck, four firefighters and a wildland coordinator to assist on the fire, according to PFA spokeswoman Madeline Noblett. (more...)
How will verdict on South China Sea dispute be delivered
- July 12, 2016

More countries have voiced their support for China's position on the South China Sea issue "despite pressure", a spokesperson for Chinese Foreign Ministry said here on Monday. Indonesian President Joko Widodo has underscored his commitment to protect Indonesian sovereignty over its Natuna Islands at the edge of the South China Sea, where he flew last month after the Indonesian navy detained a Chinese fishing boat and arrested a group of Chinese fishermen. (more...)
Giuliani: Saying 'black lives matter' is 'inherently racist'
- July 12, 2016

Bill O'Reilly tonight tore into the Black Lives Matter movement by declaring that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr . would never have participated in any of their marches. The Republican made the comments during a morning appearance on " Fox and Friends ", where he alluded to his tough-on-crime policies while leading NY and a significant drop in the murder rate during his tenure as mayor. (more...)
Virginia Court Decision Frees Delegates, Paves Way for GOP Convention Fight
- July 12, 2016

But the Trump campaign said the party rivals were hit with a "crippling blow" yesterday when a federal judge ruled "delegates can not be stolen at the national convention" and must vote for Trump in line with primary results. The ruling, though, was quite narrow and pertained only to the Virginia delegates. Delegates at the GOP convention are looking for alternative ways to allow a floor vote to let members "vote their conscience" on the first ballot of the nomination. (more...)
Justin Trudeau at Pride Toronto: Justin Trudeau at Pride Toronto: "We Can't Let Hate Go By"
- July 12, 2016

Krangle's message highlights the complexity of excluding officers from participating in Pride events. Tory's letter does not explicitly mention Black Lives Matter- Toronto but it does refer to the "debate now taking place with regard to Pride and our police". (more...)
Death of Abdul Sattar Edhi
- July 12, 2016

Edhi's funeral prayers will be offered today, after which he will be laid to rest at the Edhi village he founded 25 years ago. A 19-gun salute was given, Pakistan's army spokesman, Lt Gen Asim Bajwa, tweeted. He masterminded Pakistan's largest welfare organisation nearly single-handedly, entirely with private donations. Over almost 60 years Edhi's charitable Edhi Foundation established clinics and orphanages across Pakistan and ran a vast fleet of ambulances, offering help to poor ... (more...)
Proud Montgomerie welcomes world to family home at Troon
- July 12, 2016

With Spieth's withdrawal, the Olympics will be missing the top four men in the World Ranking, as Jason Day, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy previously announced they would not be competing in Rio. The Zika virus has been linked to defects in newborn babies. She will join Lexi Thompson and Stacy Lewis for the U.S. South Korea was the only country for the women with four players, all among the top nine. (more...)
PM Modi leaves for India after concluding four-nation tour
- July 12, 2016

Bilateral trade in 2014-15 was worth a little over $4.2 billion, of which India's exports to Kenya were valued around $4.1 billion. "Has made economic and cultural relations between India and Kenya to be more consistent", he said prior to his departure from Nairobi . (more...)
Jeremiah Tilmon to Illinois: Fighting Illini Land 5-Star PF Prospect Jeremiah Tilmon to Illinois: Fighting Illini Land 5-Star PF Prospect
- July 12, 2016

He made his intentions known Monday and Illini Coach John Groce was elated when he got the news on his cell phone. Groce has been pursuing Tilmon for several years and it finally paid off. Tilmon said. "There's no reason we shouldn't win at IL and I'm going to do everything in my power to make sure that happens". A star at prep power La Lumiere (La Porte, Ind.), Tilmon chose the Illini over the likes of Kansas, Michigan State, North Carolina and Texas. (more...)
Deputies search southern Wisconsin mine for 3 missing teens Deputies search southern Wisconsin mine for 3 missing teens
- July 12, 2016

They boys said that when their flashlight and lighter ran out, they stayed in the dark until help arrived. The three teens have been found alive. The Dodge County Sheriff's Office says searchers are looking in woods and around old mine tunnels for three missing teen boys. (more...)
UK's Cameron says he will resign by Wednesday UK's Cameron says he will resign by Wednesday
- July 12, 2016

She has portrayed herself as the leader who can unite the country following a bitterly divisive campaign, and a tough negotiator who can stand up to Brussels in what promise to be tortuous talks over Britain's exit from the European Union. Reading a short statement on the steps of her campaign's Westminster headquarters, the pro-Brexit Energy Minister said holding a nine-week leadership contest at such a critical moment for the British economy was "highly undesirable". (more...)
Formula One: Mercedes accept Rosberg's radio penalty
- July 12, 2016

Rosberg finished second to teammate Lewis Hamilton at Silverstone, but the German was demoted to third after the team were deemed guilty of breaching the strict rules governing radio instructions to the driver. Lewis Hamilton began his home race at Silverstone , England in pole position. I was by the beach, by the sea, and I felt fresh, (I had) plenty of sleep, good vibes, good food and good people and that started me out on the best week I have had all year, without a doubt. (more...)
Fan favourites Cara and Nathan have won Love Island
- July 12, 2016

The Love Island lovebirds missed out on the £50,000 cash prize on the ITV2 dating show to winners Nathan Massey and Cara De La Hoyde and Alex Bowen and Olivia Buckland in second place. And thoughtful Scott wrote a poem for Kady, his first girlfriend in six years. But of course, it wouldn't be classic Love Island without a twist. (more...)
Two Men Arrested in Connection With 500-Acre Boulder, Colorado, Wildfire Two Men Arrested in Connection With 500-Acre Boulder, Colorado, Wildfire
- July 12, 2016

Authorities say dozens of more homes are in the path of the fire. The campfire that sparked the fire was about a mile away from an established campground popular with transients, Boulder County Sheriff's Office division chief Heidi Prentup said. (more...)
Obama calls for mutual respect from Black Lives Matter and police
- July 12, 2016

There's a clear message that the American people are trying to get through. Allen did, however, end up sharing his true thoughts on the tragedy after the event when a reporter asked a question about the Black Lives Matter movement. Included in those arrested were two black journalists who were covering the event for ABC TV news. After about two hours, they sat down in Union Square park. (more...)

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