World Media


Katie Hopkins announces support for Jeremy Corbyn on LBC radio show
- July 11, 2016

The Unite branch has now set up a working group to "engage with other unions and groups in Cambridge to defend Jeremy Corbyn in the present crisis", and which will seek to coordinate with the Cambridge Labour Party. The former Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, now favourite to be the next Labour leader, said he was prepared to wait to allow talks to progress over the weekend. (more...)
Dallas Police All Clear Dallas Police All Clear
- July 11, 2016

Local news reporter Shaun Rabb of Fox4 reports that two female DPD employees saw a masked man with goggles and a gas mask in the parking garage behind the Dallas Police Department headquarters. Cpl. Officers in helmets carried rifles were outside the buildings Saturday evening. Police also are standing outside a building behind police headquarters. (more...)
Heat, G Ellington agree on 2-year, $12M Heat, G Ellington agree on 2-year, $12M
- July 11, 2016

As Sunday night's 11:59PM deadline nears, where the Miami Heat need to decide whether or not to match the Brooklyn Nets 4-year, $50 million offer to restricted free agent Tyler Johnson, Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting that the Heat are leaning toward matching the Nets' offer. (more...)
Lawmaker to launch Labour Party leadership contest in UK Lawmaker to launch Labour Party leadership contest in UK
- July 11, 2016

A string of advisers had their passes blocked on Friday, after the House of Commons sergeant-at-arms was sent an email on behalf of Karie Murphy in Corbyn's office saying they no longer work for the Labour party. Tim now says that she needs to take heed of the many voices who are wanting Labour to support continuing membership of the EU. Ms Eagle appealed to those who want Labour to achieve what she described as its "historic " mission - to get into government and help working people. (more...)
Milos Raonic Runner Up in Men's Final at Wimbledon
- July 11, 2016

Murray is looking for his second Wimbledon title, while Raonic is playing for his first. "But I'll make sure I enjoy this one tonight for sure". Pulled out of the French Open with a back injury. The shoot-out, though was a different matter and as the pressure cranked up a notch, Murray came into his own as Raonic floundered, taking a 6-1 lead. (more...)
US Republicans press Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over lack of effect for Clinton US Republicans press Federal Bureau of Investigation chief over lack of effect for Clinton
- July 11, 2016

The investigation also found that three of several thousand other work-related emails - beyond the 30,000 provided by Clinton - also included classified information . The issue of Clinton's use of private email servers has cast a cloud over her campaign leading up to the November 8 presidential election, raising questions among voters about her trustworthiness and judgment and giving her Republican presidential rival, Donald Trump, an avenue of attack. (more...)
A third of Cleveland police will have GOP convention duties A third of Cleveland police will have GOP convention duties
- July 11, 2016

Secret Service declined to comment Friday on convention security plans, and the Republican National Committee didn't return phone calls. "We'll follow the law. "Hey, hey, ho, ho, Donald Trump has got to go!" were among the chants from members of the Teachers, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, the American Federation of Government Employees, the AFL-CIO, the Painters, the Transportation Communications Union-IAM, and the Seafarers, among others. (more...)
Australian opposition concedes defeat in tight election
- July 11, 2016

The declaration ended days of uncertainty about the new government's identity, after a tight race between the two major parties left neither of them with the 76 or more seats required for a parliamentary majority following polls on July 2. Turnbull lost the government's comfortable majority in the House of Representatives in last Saturday's election after his campaign on "jobs and growth" and "innovation" failed to resonate equally across the vast island continent. (more...)
Marcus Willis played Roger Federer while wearing a Federer shirt
- July 11, 2016

That's good. "Even during the match, Willis never failed to entertain the crowd. I'm probably going to be in for some pain running around, but I'll enjoy every minute of it". Willis walked out with a white bandana on his head, just like Federer. Federer converted five of his 12 break point chances. 'I can tell you now I'll be playing in it next year - I'm not going to Turkey, ' said Clayton. (more...)
Hundreds protest in London upon the release of UK Chilcot report
- July 11, 2016

Scores of anti-war protesters gathered in central London as the report was released, some calling for Blair to be prosecuted for war crimes and many carrying placards bearing the word "Bliar". Matthew Jury, managing partner of McCue & Partners, said: "It's possible that legal action may be taken". But the inquiry chairman added that Blair had over-estimated his ability to influence U.S. (more...)
NSG indicates no exception will be made in the case of India NSG indicates no exception will be made in the case of India
- July 11, 2016

However, reports in Indian media claimed that India's chances of securing NSG membership is still not over. In Beijing, China maintained that its stand was not against any specific country and advocated "out-of-the-box" thinking to arrive at a consensus on non-NPT countries entering the NSG. (more...)
15 die as protests roil Indian Kashmir after rebel's death
- July 11, 2016

Sahai said ninety government forces personnel were also injured during the clashes that spread across the disputed territory as protesters angry at the killing on Friday of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) leader Burhan Wani torched police stations and threw rocks at army camps in the south of the restive region. (more...)
Veep prospect Pence to appear with Trump Veep prospect Pence to appear with Trump
- July 11, 2016

Pence only insists he'll strongly support Trump for president, and that every Republican should, in his words, "get on board". However, Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, will perhaps have to decide on Pence by noon Friday, the deadline for the first-term governor to appear on the state November ballot as either a gubernatorial or vice presidential candidate. (more...)
Tributes pour in from Qatar after death of renowned Pakistani 'saint' Tributes pour in from Qatar after death of renowned Pakistani 'saint'
- July 11, 2016

The Air Chief in his message expressed his heartfelt grief on the sad demise of Abdul Sattar Edhi , and said that he was the pride of humanity, whose contributions and influence transcended borders and nationalities. He was a protuberant Pakistani philanthropist, social activist and humanitarian. New York NOW, a respected television channel, said "Widely admired for his stubborn integrity, he only accepted private donations refusing government offers of support and commitment to helping ... (more...)
Australia: Labor's Bill Shorten concedes defeat
- July 11, 2016

However, a strong swing against it has left doubts about its agenda and Mr Turnbull's leadership. Of these latter five, Hindmarsh and Cowan are tipped to fall to Labor, Capricornia and Flynn are leaning towards the Coalition, which would give it an absolute majority of 76. (more...)
Joseph, Thompson lead Canada in FIBA semifinal win over New Zealand Joseph, Thompson lead Canada in FIBA semifinal win over New Zealand
- July 11, 2016

Canada fielded the youngest team in the tournament, which bodes well, Triano said, for the future. "I thought both teams were very good defensively. It was a very well-fought game... "We fought hard and I'm proud of my guys". But Syracuse University standout, Tyler Ennis , said the team can benefit from having played a variety of different games - and different wins - to reach the semifinal. (more...)
Explosives found at Dallas shooting suspects home
- July 11, 2016

In all , 12 officers were shot. Instead, they surf the web and allow their anger to grow in private at home, Lenz said. The violence follows videotaped shootings of men in two states. "I never really spoke to him". By late Friday, however, investigators had concluded that Johnson, armed with a rifle, was the lone gunman. In San Bernardino, officers were wearing a black band to mourn the loss with their Dallas brothers and sisters in blue. (more...)
Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas self-defense school Dallas gunman learned tactics at Texas self-defense school
- July 11, 2016

He is shown in a photo posted to Facebook and distributed by the CNN Wire. He said Gebhard, who was biracial, empathized with the objectives of the Black Lives Matter group. No one else was apparently questioned. Communications that came amid the initial chaos of the shooting, as officers huddled behind cruisers and protesters scrambled for cover, indicated that there were multiple shooters. (more...)
Dallas police issue all-clear after search, threats
- July 11, 2016

Police said early on Sunday they had begun clearing the highway of debris in preparation for re-opening it. The department is taking extra safety precautions, it said in a statement . UPDATE , 6:45 p.m Central time .: Police say no shots were fired. " His plan was to kill as many as he could". Brown also vigorously defended his decision to use a bomb mounted on a robot to kill the gunman while he was holed up after killing the five officers. (more...)
Car bomb hits army outpost in Turkey; at least 1 dead
- July 11, 2016

Turkey's military campaign against PKK fighters restarted in mid-2015 after Ankara ended a two-year ceasefire agreement. Thousands of militants, security force members and civilians have died in the conflict since. Mardin governorship said in a statement that two Turkish soldiers were martyred and one female civilian was killed when a PKK auto bomb exploded at Cevizlik gendarmerie station. (more...)
Police agencies on edge, on guard amid heightened threats
- July 11, 2016

Rep. Roger Williams, a Republican from Texas, said the "spread of misinformation and constant instigation by prominent leaders, including our president, have contributed to the modern-day hostility we are witnessing between the police and those they serve". (more...)
Gunfire Hits San Antonio Police HQ, Suspect Being Sought Gunfire Hits San Antonio Police HQ, Suspect Being Sought
- July 11, 2016

Investigators found a few shell casings in an alley behind a Bill Millers across the street from the headquarters. According to Fox San Antonio , the reports of shots fired came at about 10 p.m. Police say another person seen running from the area was detained. Just after midnight, McManus said the bomb squad was "checking out" an unoccupied vehicle near the building they believe might be connected to the shooting Saturday night. (more...)
Sanders to Finally Endorse Clinton on Tuesday
- July 11, 2016

Clinton, who shifted to the left under pressure from Sanders during the campaign, adopted another of his issues on Wednesday when she proposed eliminating tuition at public colleges and universities for in-state students whose families earn less than $125,000 annually. (more...)
Joe Biden Addresses Deadly Ambush in Dallas Joe Biden Addresses Deadly Ambush in Dallas
- July 11, 2016

It raises doubts that there will ever be room for compromise between gun-control advocates and Second Amendment absolutists or whether the criminal justice reform both Republicans and Democrats say they support will ever transit a Congress consumed by its own rancor. (more...)
Indian Prime Minister Modi plays drums in Tanzania
- July 11, 2016

He said the history of the people to people ties provides a strong foundation to build a modern day partnership with South Africa. South Africa's journey has become "tirtha yatra" for me, have visited all 3 places, significant in India's history and Mahatma Gandhi, said PM Modi. (more...)

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