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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...)
MP at odds with Teesdale Labour Party over Corbyn
- July 09, 2016

The left-winger was voted in on the back of a surge in membership and affiliated supporters a year ago, and more than 100,000 more people have joined the Labour party since the rebellion began. The last time a sitting Labour leader was challenged was when the late Tony Benn tried to unseat Neil Kinnock in 1988. "That is unfortunate, but everybody in this room knows. (more...)
India's Modi marks Gandhi's historic South African ride India's Modi marks Gandhi's historic South African ride
- July 09, 2016

After talks with President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria on Friday, Modi travelled to the eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal, home to most of South Africa's 1.3 million people of Indian origin - the largest diaspora population in Africa. "The embrace of our partnership is open to the larger good of Africa and our friends like South Africa ", he stated. He boarded the train from Pentrich railway station and reached Pietermaritzburg in Durban . (more...)
North Korea fires submarine-based missile North Korea fires submarine-based missile
- July 09, 2016

North Korea, which is developing nuclear weapons, is banned by United Nations resolutions from any use of ballistic missile technology. USA military officials said two Musudan missiles were launched from Wonsan, North Korea, and were tracked over the Sea of Japan, where they fell. (more...)
Chilcot probe notwithstanding, Australia defends supporting Iraq War Chilcot probe notwithstanding, Australia defends supporting Iraq War
- July 09, 2016

Meanwhile Mr Blair said the decision was "the most agonising and momentous" of his career, and that he would "carry it with me for the rest of my days". The report states that his objective was to "consider the period from the summer of 2001 to the end of July 2009, embracing the run-up to the conflict in Iraq , the military action and its aftermath". (more...)
Republicans blast Federal Bureau of Investigation director's refusal to push for charges in Clinton emails
- July 09, 2016

She also sidestepped a question about whether she will cooperate with the State Department's reopening of its investigation, which was paused during the FBI probe. Bryan Nishimura of Folsom, California, received two years' probation and a $7,500 fine after pleading guilty to the unauthorized removal and retention of classified material. (more...)
Defiant Iran says it will continue ballistic missile tests
- July 09, 2016

Ban and his colleagues... produce a realistic report..." This deal was being described as a landmark move to normalise the US-Iran relationship as Washington still has some sanctions in place against Tehran. The secretary-general was clearly opposed to any further tests. The amendments, authored by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Illinois), block sales from US -based Boeing and its European rival Airbus over concerns that Iran would use the planes for military purposes. (more...)
NATO leaders resume key summit; Afghanistan, Iraq on agenda
- July 09, 2016

The gathering was organized by Poland's anti-government Committee for the Defense of Democracy. "This is a defining moment for our security", NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told a new conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday. (more...)
Saudi King vows to hit back at extremists after Medina blast
- July 09, 2016

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has called for attacks against Saudi Arabia, which is a member of the USA -led coalition fighting the group in Iraq and Syria. The armed group, which controls areas of eastern Syria and northern Iraq, has frequently denounced the Saudi monarchy and has claimed previous attacks on Shia mosques in Qatif and elsewhere in the kingdom. (more...)

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