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Micah Johnson, Dallas Cop-Killer, Was Black Militant Micah Johnson, Dallas Cop-Killer, Was Black Militant
- July 09, 2016

Army Reserve for six years, and was stationed at the Seagoville Reserve Base in North Texas at one time. The attack came in a week that two black men were fatally shot by police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and outside Minneapolis. (more...)
Family of slain Louisiana man denounces Dallas police deaths Family of slain Louisiana man denounces Dallas police deaths
- July 09, 2016

Now 84 and living in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, she believes little has changed. On Capitol Hill, civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis of Georgia said , "We feel the pain". "My son died just the other day and I haven't had sleep in nearly 48 hours". A gun fell from Sterling's waistband while the officer was "wrestling" with him. (more...)
GMO food labeling bill with loopholes passes Senate vote
- July 09, 2016

In 2014, Vermont passed a law requiring the labeling of genetically engineered whole foods and foods containing ingredients derived from genetically modified crops like corn, soy, canola and sugar beets. If the new federal plan becomes law, it would affect the three states that have passed GMO labeling laws, Vermont, Connecticut and ME, as well as roughly 30 other states that are considering this approach. (more...)
Clinton postpones event with Biden after Dallas shooting Clinton postpones event with Biden after Dallas shooting
- July 09, 2016

Trump cancelled a trip to Miami after the tragedy and Clinton put off a stop in a working-class part of Pennsylvania where she had been due to campaign with Vice President Joe Biden. Biden and Clinton had also planned to fundraise together in Scranton after the public rally. Sterling was fatally shot Tuesday while selling CDs outside a Baton Rouge convenience store. (more...)
CBT's 2016 NBA Draft Prospect Previews CBT's 2016 NBA Draft Prospect Previews
- July 09, 2016

Simmons had always been expected to be the first pick and ESPN reported this week that Philadelphia had already informed Simmons of their decision. The picks included the first Austrian (Utah center Jakob Poeltl, No. James is already an National Basketball Association legend, winning three championships, so Simmons may want to choose his battles wisely. "Being a versatile player, I think you can put me at any position on the court and it can work", Simmons said . (more...)
Clinton courts Sanders with college plan Clinton courts Sanders with college plan
- July 09, 2016

According to Democracy Corps' most recent poll, Clinton has widened her lead over Trump, now leading him by 11 points, with 48 percent support. "I'm going to continue to fight to make sure that we transform this country". But when asked Wednesday night on MSNBC if he was "not denying" the report that there were talks of a potential endorsement, Sanders replied, "that's correct". (more...)
Gov. Rauner calls Dallas police shootings 'outrageous' Gov. Rauner calls Dallas police shootings 'outrageous'
- July 09, 2016

Police said a fourth suspect was engaged in a standoff with authorities and had made threats about bombs. Maj. "All of America woke up this morning to the horror of police officers being ambushed in Dallas, and our hearts go out to the victims and their families", Mayor Emanuel said. (more...)
Destination Jupiter: What to expect during the Juno mission (23i) Destination Jupiter: What to expect during the Juno mission (23i)
- July 09, 2016

Jeremy Wilks Euronews correspondent reported: "Scientists are really excited about the Juno mission because of the orbit". "We're there. We're in orbit". All the inner details of the Jupiter will be unveiled by Juno , which will orbit the poles and will also tackle with its hazardous radiation belts. The arrival was dramatic, with Juno firing its rockets on autopilot because of the time lag between Jupiter and Earth. (more...)
3 shot near site of Alton Sterling shooting, report says
- July 09, 2016

Video of the shooting was captured by a bystander who recorded the footage via cell phone. This video includes clips from The White House and images from Facebook / Alton Sterling and Getty Images. Code Switch is covering the deaths of Alton Sterling , Philando Castile and several police officers in Dallas , Texas. The White House said President Obama, who is at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Warsaw, had been briefed on the events in Dallas . (more...)
United Kingdom goods trade deficit narrower than forecast in May United Kingdom goods trade deficit narrower than forecast in May
- July 09, 2016

Exports fell 4.4 percent, with shipments of goods alone dropping 8.2 percent. It still leaves the shortfall for the quarter on course to come in well below the 12 billion pounds between January and March. The sharp fall in the value of the pound since the European Union referendum vote - it is now at its lowest level for 31 years against the USA dollar - has prompted hopes that it will boost demand for United Kingdom goods. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo looking to make Portuguese dreams come true
- July 09, 2016

Their defence now appears sound, even with Pepe missing the semi-final through injury, Nani is playing well in attack and the 18-year-old Renato Sanches has seized his opportunity with both hands. "The hunger is there, the spirit is there and we'll take all the positives from this and go into the next campaign trying to do it again". Maybe it didn't start off as well as we wanted it to but this is not a 100 metres dash, this is a marathon. (more...)
Dallas sniper suspect was Army reservist, served in Afghanistan
- July 09, 2016

Army Reserves from March 2009 to April 2015, according to records obtained by the Star-Telegram. The mayor's remarks come in the wake of Thursday's shooting of 12 police officers during a peaceful protest of fatal police shootings of two black men, Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in St. (more...)
Among Dallas sniper victims: A newlywed, a veteran, parents Among Dallas sniper victims: A newlywed, a veteran, parents
- July 09, 2016

He spent most of his lifer in MI before moving to Texas in 2007. She later told Brian Schoenbaechler - Krol's brother-in-law - that she became concerned when word spread about shots being fired and Krol was no longer answering his phone. Seven additional officers were wounded in the attack. "Those officers made the ultimate sacrifice and died honoring their oaths to protect and serve". (more...)
Continental US records first Zika-related death Continental US records first Zika-related death
- July 09, 2016

The U.S. National Institutes of Health said it will fund a study to monitor U.S. athletes, coaches and members of the Olympic Committee staff for exposure to Zika virus while in Brazil, with the hope of gaining better understanding of how it persists in the body and the potential risks it poses. (more...)
Australian candidates woo allies as election deadlock continues
- July 09, 2016

Voters went to the polls on Saturday in the country's first-ever double-dissolution election, where all the seats in both the lower and upper houses of parliament were contested at the same time. "The surest way to lose the next election is for us to commence the new parliament with an entrenched culture of infighting", he told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. (more...)
Are long security lines putting us at risk? Are long security lines putting us at risk?
- July 09, 2016

The new feature would enable passengers to leave liquids, gels and aerosols, and laptops in their carry-on bag, according to Feinstein. The new technology will include automated security screening lanes and computed tomography (CT) scanners. (more...)
EU's Tusk hints at chance for UK to stay in EU
- July 09, 2016

The ballot closes at noon on September 9 and the victor - who requires more than 50 per cent of votes cast - will be announced shortly afterwards allowing her to answer Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons on September 14 and make her first major speech as Tory leader to the Conservative autumn conference in Birmingham on October 5. (more...)
US Senate leader says will try again to pass Zika bill US Senate leader says will try again to pass Zika bill
- July 09, 2016

But party leaders say they will support it and fight for the needed money in future spending bills. House and Senate lawmakers are expected to meet this week to try to forge a compromise that would address the nation's opioid crisis - covering heroin and painkiller abuse. (more...)
Homeless man arrested in Rome following murder of American student Beau Solomon Homeless man arrested in Rome following murder of American student Beau Solomon
- July 09, 2016

Massimo Galioto , a 40-year-old local suspected of killing Beau Solomon , was being interrogated on Monday. Italian authorities confirmed the body was Beau Solomon , a University of Wisconsin student who was studying overseas in Rome . (more...)
US, S. Korea to deploy missile defense against N. Korea
- July 09, 2016

The ministry urged Washington and Seoul to reconsider and to refrain from actions that "complicate the regional situation" and "harm China's strategic and security interests". North Korea has already been sanctioned because of its nuclear weapons program. Analysts say the USA moves are likely to further raise tensions between Washington and Beijing ahead of an worldwide court ruling due on Tuesday in a case the Philippines, a US ally, has brought against China's extensive claims in the ... (more...)
United Kingdom poised to have first woman PM since Margaret Thatcher
- July 09, 2016

The outcome is expected on 9 September. "I've won votes from Conservatives MPs across the party - from left and right, from Leavers and Remainers, MPs from the length and breadth of the country". Cameron announced that he would be resigning in October after he had failed to persuade the nation's electorate to remain in the European Union (EU). (more...)
Wales fans head home after Euro 2016 fairytale ended by Portugal
- July 09, 2016

Robert Lewandowski had been quiet leading up to this game, scoreless and rendered mostly ineffective by extra attention from opposing defenses. Both teams dug in defensively afterwards, and the rest of the game was slow and boring as a result. (more...)
Neil Kinnock urges people to join Labour to vote against Corbyn Neil Kinnock urges people to join Labour to vote against Corbyn
- July 09, 2016

Last week saw the sacking of Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn followed by scores of resignations from the Labour front bench with more than 60 resignations of key party figures. Our political master are determined to prevent a similar mass rebellion putting Jeremy Corbyn in Downing Street when an early general election is called in the autumn. (more...)
Trump's Jewish son-in-law comes to his defense
- July 09, 2016

Although Trump has generated controversy (many many many times) by retweeting images from white supremacist accounts, the image that used the Star of David to accuse Hillary Clinton of corruption, in fact, tweeted from Trump's own account - and was not a retweet, as Kushner falsely claims. (more...)
Harvey to have season-ending surgery
- July 09, 2016

The issue involves a constriction of the opening in which nerves and blood vessels pass between the neck and shoulder. In the regular season, Harvey's numbers took a dip compared to recent years, posting a 4-10 record, 4.86 ERA, and losing almost 2 miles per hour on his fastball. (more...)

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