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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
- 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...)
Minnesota cop's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race
- July 11, 2016

A Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop this week was reacting to the presence of a gun, not the man's race, his lawyer said on Saturday . "We should each do so walking in the shoes of the parents of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling and the families of the Dallas police officers". (more...)
Donaldson hits 3-run HR, Blue Jays beat Tigers 6-1
- July 11, 2016

Bruce Rondon got the win despite giving up a game-tying home run to former Tigers prospect Devon Travis in the seventh inning. Justin Wilson pitched the eighth and Francisco Rodriguez finished for his 24th save. The right-hander allowed one run and four hits with four walks. But then Steven Moya drilled a line drive to Ezequiel Carrera in left. Carrera shot a triple into the corner in right field in the fifth to score Junior Lake from second after Lake got to second via an infield single ... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda cuts hair after final curtain call for 'Hamilton'
- July 11, 2016

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Lin-Manuel Miranda and cast of " Hamilton " performs on stage during " Hamilton " GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater on February 15, 2016 in New York City. " Hamilton ", which won 11 Tony Awards last month, has been praised by politicians and rap stars, influenced the debate over the nation's currency and burst through the Broadway bubble like none other. (more...)
Pakistan's celebrated humanitarian Edhi dead Pakistan's celebrated humanitarian Edhi dead
- July 11, 2016

The foundation owns and runs Pakistan's largest ambulance service, as well as nursing homes, orphanages, clinics and women's shelters, along with rehabilitation centers and soup kitchens across the country. "We will make all the arrangements", Punjabi said. Social media quickly lit up in honour of the man whose work uplifting the nation's destitute and orphans cemented his place in the hearts of Pakistan's masses. (more...)
Murray takes first set in final Murray takes first set in final
- July 11, 2016

Both Andy Murray and Milos Raonic can pocket the biggest prize of their career to date with victory in the Wimbledon men's singles final today. In 2012, a 7-6 (12-10) 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2 win over Djokovic at the US Open made Murray Britain's first male Grand Slam singles champion in 76 years. (more...)
Demonstrators rally in Baton Rouge over Alton Sterling's death
- July 11, 2016

Breitbart News reports on its website that its reporter Lee Stranahan was arrested . "The officers won't give their names", Brittany Packnett, one of Mckesson's co-founders of the activist group Campaign Zero, told the Washington Post . (more...)
Tension Occurs During Trump's Meeting With Senate Republicans Tension Occurs During Trump's Meeting With Senate Republicans
- July 11, 2016

The Senate GOP's meeting with Trump followed an earlier presentation with House Republicans , which had left some very skeptical of the party's nominee. "But I don't know that I've met a more composed, brilliant, beautiful-in-every-way person", Corker said Wednesday . "I actually thought there was some good exchanges in our meeting between some of our people who have been critics". (more...)
California Capitol to close for Black Lives Matter rally
- July 11, 2016

A reporter for CNN affiliate WPLG tweeted that demonstrators had blocked a major thoroughfare. "Black activists have raised the call for an end to violence, not an escalation of it". Alton Sterling , a 37-year-old father was fatally shot by police in Baton Rogue, Louisana, on Tuesday (July 5). "It's time for community leaders, pastors, elected officials and police to sit down at the table and be candid, have a conversation about what changes need to be effected". (more...)
1 die in clashes in Kashmir after killing of Islamist leader
- July 11, 2016

Shiv Murari Sahai, a top police official in the region, told reporters that 18 protestors were killed by government forces in "retaliatory action" and one drowned in a river as clashes intensified. Eight people were killed on Saturday. Indian officials, fearing that the killing could lead to violent protests in the already troubled region, have also indefinitely suspended an annual Hindu pilgrimage to a mountain cave that draws about half a million people each year. (more...)
Ko leads by one shot at US Women's Open Ko leads by one shot at US Women's Open
- July 10, 2016

Ko, who entered the final round with a one-shot advantage over South Korean's Sung Hyun Park and Eun Hee Ji, held her lead through the first third of the final round. "It changes a lot", she said. "And I think we all enjoyed it". When Mirim Lee walked off the course following her record-tying round, she described her day with words usually not heard when talking about the U.S. (more...)
Kenney announces Alberta PC leadership run
- July 10, 2016

First was his mom. The Canadian Taxpayers Federation, a fiscal watchdog, believes the former cabinet minister should take an unpaid leave while he is campaigning to lead the Alberta PCs. Kenney is right that unless Alberta conservatives unite into one party under one leader, a similar fate may befall them, with NDP Premier Rachel Notley winning election after election. (more...)
Braves overcome triple play, beat White Sox 11-8 Braves overcome triple play, beat White Sox 11-8
- July 10, 2016

His record has more to do with the performance of his White Sox teammates than anything. J.B. Shuck and Tim Anderson singled, a balk two batters later moved them up 90 feet. The pitchers were born about 25 miles apart in the northern department of Bolivar. "That's good for my country", Quintana said. Teheran missed his last start Wednesday against the Phillies due to an infection from an ingrown hair. (more...)
Dallas police headquarters shut down after anonymous threat Dallas police headquarters shut down after anonymous threat
- July 10, 2016

Dallas police confirmed the identity of the gunman and said he was described as a "loner" by some who knew him. Thousands of protesters have marched in cities across the United States, a day after a gunman shot dead five police officers during a protest in Texas. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda Takes His Final Bow in 'Hamilton' Lin-Manuel Miranda Takes His Final Bow in 'Hamilton'
- July 10, 2016

The trio played respectively Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and Eliza Schuyler. According to Variety , the audience included celebrities as varied as John Kerry, Spike Lee, and Jane Fonda. Miranda instantly recognized the song and you can just see the big ol' smile on his face and the face of his fellow cast members who seemed to have planned it as a surprise for him. (more...)
Companies bail out on GOP convention after facing pressure Companies bail out on GOP convention after facing pressure
- July 10, 2016

Jeff Flake, according to published reports . For his part, Ryan isn't expected to say much during the Thursday Trump meeting. Flake's spokesman Jason Samuels said the Post account was accurate. "I'm not planning on attending the convention", Dent told reporters. It looks as though Kelly's attempt to show she's made peace with Donald Trump after the debacle around the Fox News hosted Republican debate, was just that... (more...)
Clinton maintains she didn't send info marked classified on email Clinton maintains she didn't send info marked classified on email
- July 10, 2016

Chaffetz asked Comey , "Did you look at the Clinton Foundation?" As you might expect, Comey was grilled by Republicans on whether Clinton lied and whether he had made a political decision. "And that can't be said about a lot of other systems, including government systems", she added. Comey answered, "That's not what I said". "I want you to make sure you're not wasting your question", he said at a news conference Saturday, interrupting a New York Times correspondent. (more...)
Georgia defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter arrested again Georgia defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter arrested again
- July 10, 2016

The Athens-Clarke County police was the arresting agency. A rising sophomore, Ledbetter was arrested in March and charged with two alcohol-related misdemeanors but later had the charges dismissed. In March, he was arrested for making a false ID after he tried to get into a club with it. The charges were dropped. Ledbetter is in line for significant playing time this season, and has been expected to potentially compete for a starting job. (more...)
Frazier homers, White Sox nip Braves 5-4
- July 10, 2016

On Saturday, Frazier's regular bat carried plenty of power. The Braves gave the White Sox all they could handle before falling 5-4 on Saturday. "He's realizing maybe you can shorten it up somewhat and still get it over there". If the White Sox don't end up making a run at one of the AL wild card spots, their 2016 season now carries some historical significance. "I saw his reaction right away", Frazier said. (more...)
Australian PM declares victory in tight election
- July 10, 2016

Australians usually know who their next leader will be on the night of their vote, but the July 2 poll was too close to call, triggering a complicated system of centralized vote counting that still hasn't technically finished. He said he had spoken to Turnbull on Sunday to congratulate him on his victory. "We've won the election". After both sides have been frustrated by the long wait for results, Shorten also flagged to a news conference in Melbourne that he would write to Turnbull urging ... (more...)
Trump says he wouldn't have removed 'Star of David' tweet
- July 10, 2016

Mr Trump initially deleted the tweet on Saturday before tweeting a similar image in which the star was replaced with a circle. It was later discovered that Trump's controversial tweet also appeared on a white supremacist website. Trump told an OH audience on Wednesday that he regretted his campaign's decision to scrub the image from his account. "Where is the outrage for this Disney book?" the Republican candidate wrote on his twitter , in a rare full sentence. (more...)

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