World Media


Trump's Meeting on Thursday With Republican Congress Members Encouraging
- July 11, 2016

Trump later met with Sen. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus was also at the meeting, as were Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort; daughter Ivanka Trump ; and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, according to senior sources in the Trump campaign. (more...)
How a Gunman Killed Five Police Officers in Dallas
- July 11, 2016

Johnson, 25, executed five Dallas police officers and wounded 14 others using an SKS semi-automatic assault rifle and a handgun Thursday night, after he ambushed an otherwise peaceful anti-police brutality rally in downtown Dallas organized in response to the fatal police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn. (more...)
Late-night protests not slowing in Baton Rouge Late-night protests not slowing in Baton Rouge
- July 11, 2016

Police also say they confiscated several guns on Saturday, including three rifles, three shotguns, and two pistols. According to BRPD officials, two officers were injured during the protest, including one who had several teeth knocked out by a projectile thrown by a member of the crowd. (more...)
U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korea's Kim Jong Un U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korea's Kim Jong Un
- July 11, 2016

The totalitarian state has conducted multiple missile tests, a nuclear test in January and a long-range rocket launch in February, drawing the ire of the global community. North Korean officials have repeatedly denied running labor camps or political prisons. "The U.S. should immediately and unconditionally retract the recent step for sanctions which dared hurt the dignity of the DPRK supreme leadership", the North said. (more...)
Dallas police say nothing found after anonymous threat
- July 11, 2016

Dallas police officers were searching for a suspicious person in the parking garage at their headquarters Saturday, the department tweeted . The city is on edge since a sniper opened fire on officers guiding a protest march two days ago, killing five officers. (more...)
Australian PM claims election victory
- July 11, 2016

Labor has offered to be co-operative in parliament but shadow treasurer Chris Bowen insists the opposition won't be selling out its values. "Earlier today [Labor leader] Bill Shorten called me and congratulated me on being re-elected as prime minister", Mr Turnbull told reporters in Sydney . (more...)
Air Strikes 'Kill 15 Civilians' In Syria
- July 11, 2016

The advance came despite the government's own cease-fire, which the authorities announced the previous day to coincide with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The army said what it described as terrorist groups had tried to attack army positions in the area, but it had thwarted this assault and taken over the southern al-Malah farms, coming to within firing distance of the Castello Road. (more...)
The Officers Involved In Philando Castile's Shooting Are Identified The Officers Involved In Philando Castile's Shooting Are Identified
- July 11, 2016

The government of the Bahamas has issued a rare travel advisory for any of its citizens visiting the USA, noting that young males should in particular take care. Yanez and his partner, Officer Joseph Kauser, were placed on administrative leave . "We must do better, in our state and in our nation, to improve police-community interactions to ensure the safety of everyone in this country, but particularly the safety of African Americans, who disproportionately lose their lives as a result", ... (more...)
Landslide Victory for Japan's Ruling Bloc in Upper House Election
- July 11, 2016

Some of the exit polls also showed Abe's coalition and like-minded parties had won the two-thirds "super majority" needed to try to revise the post-war constitution for the first time, though others only said the threshold was within reach. (more...)
Chilcot report slams Tony Blair for Iraq war
- July 11, 2016

Misguided and misinformed: Sir Chilcot criticised Mr Blair for making his decision based on "flawed intelligence". "The intelligence was horribly wrong". However, the findings released by Sir John Chilcot yesterday, did not actually confirm that military action was illegal. "And I'm very proud to be a part of a party who, at that time, made a careful assessment and made what clearly now is the right judgement". (more...)
Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik's Peace TV Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik's Peace TV
- July 11, 2016

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that CDs of Naik's speeches were being examined for necessary action, while the Information and Broadcasting ministry promised action against cable operators who air his speeches illegally. "Any content being broadcast in violation of the guidelines, action will be taken against them to the extent that confiscation of their entire broadcasting equipment", Rahore told reporters. (more...)
Board co-chair 'nervous as hell' over Republican convention Board co-chair 'nervous as hell' over Republican convention
- July 11, 2016

The Cleveland Division of Police has been heavily involved in the planning process for the Republican National Convention along with our law enforcement partners for over eighteen months. "But then at the end of the day, we all look at life, and we say we are responsible for the safety and security of our families and loved ones". "We don't discuss tactics or deployment", Sgt. (more...)
U.S. issues travel alert to Bangladesh after restaurant attack U.S. issues travel alert to Bangladesh after restaurant attack
- July 11, 2016

Such a senseless attack on innocent people during the auspicious Eid festival is particularly shocking. Later, his family sent him to Austria, but his friends said he did not reach, the report said. The attack was aimed at police personnel deployed at the Sholakia Ground in Kishoreganj district, and came just before prayers began at Bangladesh's largest Eid congregation. (more...)
Democrats to make $15 minimum wage part of party message
- July 11, 2016

The platform will call for an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Clinton's campaign says the proposal is part of her plan to provide universal health care coverage in the United States. "Now let's put in place a president that can actually deliver on this and let's make sure that she does", he said . Sanders controls a minority of votes on the 187-member Democratic National Committee, with 70 to Clinton's 100, according to NBCNews.com. (more...)
Bangladeshi police name all five gunmen in Dhaka attack
- July 11, 2016

The video begins with Islamic State propaganda messages, with captions in Bangla, and boasts of death tolls from numerous terror attacks claimed by IS. A State Department release said Kerry "encouraged the government of Bangladesh to conduct its investigation in accordance with the highest worldwide standards". (more...)
The most powerful images in the wake of the Dallas police shooting The most powerful images in the wake of the Dallas police shooting
- July 11, 2016

UPDATE, 6:45 p.m Central time.: Police say no shots were fired. However Texas Governor Greg Abbott said police would "continue down every rabbit trail ... Seven other police officers and two civilians also were wounded in Dallas . She said a man was seen on the roof of the garage that is only open to police personnel. (more...)
Corrine Brown, chief of staff indicted on conspiracy, fraud charges
- July 11, 2016

During that period, the organization awarded just one $1,000 scholarship. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell said in a statement that Brown and Simmons are accused of using One Door "as a personal slush fund" between 2012 and this year. (more...)
Bill Cosby loses another appeal in sexual assault case
- July 11, 2016

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is considering whether that rule is proper, but it has yet to decide. Actor and comedian Bill Cosby will proceed to trial on sexual assault charges, according to rulings Thursday by a Montgomery County judge. (more...)
Syria rebels in failed bid to reopen Aleppo route Syria rebels in failed bid to reopen Aleppo route
- July 11, 2016

Their advances brought the strategically important road - Aleppo is the largest city in Syria and its commercial center - within closer firing range and trapped between 250,000 and 300,000 people in the process. The lawsuit filed in a USA court on Saturday claims the Syrian military intercepted Colvin's communications and killed her in Homs city in February 2012 to stop her from covering government atrocities. (more...)
Heavy Fighting Erupts In South Sudan's Capital
- July 11, 2016

Under a peace deal signed in August, Kiir is the president of the country and Machar is the first vice president, but the fighting hasn't stopped. "Three helicopter gunships have just come now and bombed our side", he said. Witnesses said thousands of people were also fleeing to Gurei, about 12 miles west of the capital. United Nations security radio reported fighting near the house of army chief of staff Paul Malong. (more...)
Canada Post issues 72 hour lockout notice Canada Post issues 72 hour lockout notice
- July 11, 2016

A 72-hour notice has been issued a to the union , although Canada post states this does not mean they will be closed on Friday. Canada Post most recently experienced a work stoppage in 2011, which included a lockout and 10 days of rotating strikes. (more...)
Black Lives Matter protesters return to the streets, condemn Dallas violence Black Lives Matter protesters return to the streets, condemn Dallas violence
- July 11, 2016

Cuffed by RPD while cover protest in downtown ROC. A second protest called for justice for student Kingsley Burrell who died after being arrested in the West Midlands. of Orem came to the rally in his traditional Native American dress and performed a dance he said was meant to honor all races and opinions, including police officers. (more...)
Dallas police defend use of robot to kill gunman Dallas police defend use of robot to kill gunman
- July 11, 2016

Dallas police didn't respond to a request for further information about their use of the robot. While numerous demonstrations nationwide remained peaceful, scuffles broke out overnight Saturday in St. "Now we really need to figure out what to do, because for so long we couldn't stand to have conversations that were a little bit hard", she said. "We just have to have confidence that we can build on the better angels of our nature". (more...)
Japanese media exit polls: Ruling coalition heads to victory Japanese media exit polls: Ruling coalition heads to victory
- July 11, 2016

Abe declined to say how big the package might be. Noriko Okada, a 66-year-old interior decorator, said she voted for a Japan Communist Party candidate to show her opposition to constitutional revision. and closed at 8 p.m. Abe set a win-or-lose line at 61 seats, or a majority of the 121 being contested, for the ruling camp. Mr Abe's governing Liberal Democratic Party now has 116 seats in the 242-strong upper house and can also count on 20 seats for its junior coalition partner, the ... (more...)
Israel approves new settler homes Israel approves new settler homes
- July 11, 2016

Palestinian terrorists have carried out four separate attacks in the past 32 hours, killing two Israelis, including a 13-year old girl murdered while she slept in her own bedroom, and wounding at least six others. Netanyahu has also ordered that Israel counteract money transfers from the Palestinian Authority commonly given to attackers' families by deducting the amount from Israel's monthly tax revenue transfers to the PA. (more...)

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