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Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community pays tribute to Abdul Sattar Edhi
- July 11, 2016

Born in Gujarat in British India, Edhi and his Muslim family moved to Pakistan in 1947 during the violent partition of the subcontinent between the newborn nations of India, majority Hindu, and Pakistan, majority Muslim. "Saddest of all is the barrier between Edhi and ordinary people". Wife of President Mamnoon Hussain, Begum Mehmooda Hussain, along with three of her daughter-in-laws also paid a visit to the late humanitarian's residence; she offered her condolences to Edhi's widow, Bilquis ... (more...)
Campers from Alabama arrested in connection with wildfire
- July 11, 2016

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men Sunday on suspicion 4th degree arson in connection with a Cold Springs wildfire. The fire that started on Saturday spread quickly, and it scorched 600 acres as it moved to the northeast, with no containment. (more...)
Obama calls for greater respect, understanding in US
- July 11, 2016

He said violence against police by anyone concerned about fairness in the criminal justice system does "a disservice to the cause". He also urged law enforcement to treat seriously complaints that they are heavy-handed and intolerant, particularly toward minorities. (more...)
Denver-bound plane diverted after passengers become sick Denver-bound plane diverted after passengers become sick
- July 11, 2016

The original plane will be evaluated by a maintenance crew to determine the source of the carbon monoxide. Initially, officials at Emergency Medical Services Authority in Tulsa said 100 people had been assessed, and nine reported having the same symptoms - but the cause was unknown. (more...)
Alabama deputy shot, suspect dead after a standoff Alabama deputy shot, suspect dead after a standoff
- July 11, 2016

Sparks would only say that Lee's cause of death is so far "undetermined". ALEA's State Bureau of Investigations is investigating the shooting, customary with shootings involving law enforcement. The wife was not injured. One state trooper relayed that Randolph County deputies had fired back at the man who is believed to be 77 years old. At this time, Chip Owens with Oxford Police has confirmed that their department also has people on this scene, and ALEA is also assisting. (more...)
Dallas attack: What Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump said
- July 11, 2016

Clinton did go forward with a late afternoon appearance at the African Methodist Episcopal Convention in Philadelphia, where she focused on violence from all quarters and declared there is "something wrong with our country". "We must restore law and order". Both presidential candidates scrapped political events hours after the officers were gunned down by a former Army reservist during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. (more...)
Government examining Zakir Naik's speeches: Rajnath Singh Government examining Zakir Naik's speeches: Rajnath Singh
- July 11, 2016

Bangladesh home minister Asaduzzaman Khan had on Saturday said that its intelligence agencies were probing Naik. The Minister was talking to reporters after holding a meeting in New Delhi over illegal broadcast of channels and objectionable contents including by the Peace TV . (more...)
Zika Patient Dies in Utah; 1st Related Death in Continental US
- July 11, 2016

Whether Zika was the actual cause of death in the Utah case is unclear-and may never be known, a Salt Lake County Health Department spokesman said. "Due to health privacy laws, health officials will not release further details about the individual or the individual's travel history". (more...)
Obama to cut short European Union trip to visit Dallas Obama to cut short European Union trip to visit Dallas
- July 11, 2016

He is expected to visit Dallas early this week. "Further details... will be available in the coming days", he added. "All of our officers are heroes", said Dallas police Sergeant Demetrick Pennie, president of the Dallas Fallen Officers Foundation. (more...)
In nod to Sanders, Clintons offers new health care proposals
- July 11, 2016

The Washington Post reported that the committee voted 116-64 in favor of an amendment criticizing worldwide trade deals "that do not support good American jobs", but avoided taking a stand on the TPP. The roughly 15,000-word platform is a nonbinding document that serves as a guidepost for the party. Hillary Clinton got what she wanted, too: A path to bring Sanders' supporters fully into the fold a week before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. (more...)
Two-time champion Contador quits Tour de France Two-time champion Contador quits Tour de France
- July 11, 2016

He was dominant in winning Stage 8 on Saturday. With around 4km left of the 184.5km stage which began at Vielha Val d'Aran in Spain and with rain and hailstones falling as the race headed up the climb to the finish, Froome launched an attack, with Movistar's Nairo Quintana getting on his wheel. (more...)
Prominent Black Lives Matter activist arrested Prominent Black Lives Matter activist arrested
- July 11, 2016

According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff public information officer Casey Hicks, there 101 arrests overnight related to the protest. But Pasco, with the Fraternal Order of Police, said although officers welcome evidence in any case, they worry about possible doctored videos coming from unknown sources. (more...)
Effort to deny Trump GOP nomination at RNC Effort to deny Trump GOP nomination at RNC
- July 11, 2016

Donald Trump has 250 more delegates than he needs to win the GOP presidential nomination - if all those delegates stick to the results of state primaries and caucuses. Moody said that some members of the "free the delegates " group are afraid to come out against Trump before the convention since they fear retaliation from Trump supporters and an all-out civil war within the GOP . (more...)
Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile
- July 11, 2016

After analyzing the previous launch, South Korean officials said it was successful in its initial stage of lifting the projectile. Yoo Jeh-seung, South Korea's Defense Policy Office head said it was a "defensive measure" to "protect alliance military forces from North Korea's weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile threats". (more...)
Corbyn Challenges U.K. Labour Lawmakers in Bid to End Revolt Corbyn Challenges U.K. Labour Lawmakers in Bid to End Revolt
- July 11, 2016

At a one-to-one meeting at Westminster on Monday, Mr Watson told Mr Corbyn he could not carry on as party leader without the backing of the party's MPs who last week voted overwhelmingly in favour of a vote of no confidence in him. Hamilton, considered a leadership loyalist, resigned after taking soundings from his constituency party over the weekend, signalling the grassroots membership have had enough. (more...)
Tearful Murray relieved to end losing grand slam run Tearful Murray relieved to end losing grand slam run
- July 11, 2016

Murray proceeded to race to a 6-1 lead in the tiebreak, playing flawlessly, and Raonic was realistically finished: No man in the Open Era has ever trailed 2-0 in sets in a Wimbledon final and triumphed. "Congratulations to Andy", Raonic told the BBC. The Scot said Cameron, who is set relinquish power later this year after a vote went in favour of leaving the European Union, has "the impossible" job in his on-court interview after the showdown. (more...)
France face Ronaldo in poignant Euro final France face Ronaldo in poignant Euro final
- July 11, 2016

Paris: With France's baby-faced poster boy Antoine Griezmann going up against preening Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the Euro 2016 final will feature a duel between two very different number sevens. Their seventh major tournament semi-final brought with it progress for just the second time, 12 years on from the ignominy of falling to Greece at the end of a European Championship they hosted. (more...)
Obama urges greater respect, understanding after shootings Obama urges greater respect, understanding after shootings
- July 11, 2016

But events beyond Obama's control have turned his first and only visit to Spain , the largest European country that had yet to welcome the president, into a rushed one. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. Officials from the two countries exchanged visits over the past two years. (more...)
Coastal Carolina wins 2016 CWS for school's first national championship Coastal Carolina wins 2016 CWS for school's first national championship
- July 11, 2016

Coastal Carolina (55-18) took the best-of-three finals to become the first team since Minnesota in 1956 to win the title in its first CWS appearance. "It seems unbelievable, coach Gilmore deserves this", Beckwith said. Watch as Gilmore gets choked up, fights back tears and talks about his father who died two years ago. (more...)
Corbyn to be challenged over Labour leadership by Angela Eagle
- July 11, 2016

Eagle, who resigned as shadow business secretary last week, said leader Jeremy Corbyn had failed "to lead an organised and effective" party. Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn ahead of his speech during the Durham Miners' Gala on the old Racecourse in Durham, England, Saturday July 9, 2016. (more...)
Fierce fighting for key Aleppo road despite Syria truce
- July 11, 2016

More than 280,000 people have been killed in Syria since the civil war erupted in 2011. A monitoring group claimed 23 people were killed as the Syrian army attacked the rebel-held town. The Castello Road wraps around Aleppo's eastern and northern edges and leads into rebel-controlled territory north of the battered city. Jaish Al-Fatah, a coalition of factions that include Al-Nusra Front and Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham, controls the entire province of Idlib except the besieged towns of Fua ... (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda bids goodbye to Broadway hit 'Hamilton'
- July 11, 2016

The cast will also be bidding farewell to Leslie Odom Jr ., who won a Tony for his performance as Hamilton's rival Aaron Burr, and Phillipa Soo , who played Hamilton's wife, Eliza, and scored a Tony nomination for it. Soo tweeted, "Thanks to all for the love and support the past 2 yrs. I will cherish #Hamilton and everyone at the RR Theatre. 'Til next time, folks!'" "For me, today is for Alton, & his children, & the struggle". (more...)
Obama warns on global growth after UK vote Obama warns on global growth after UK vote
- July 11, 2016

Finance minister George Osborne, whose attempt to calm markets had fallen on deaf ears on Monday, said the country would have to cut spending and raise taxes to stabilize the economy after credit ratings agencies downgraded its debt. Cameron and Juncker exchanged no words as they met. The British premier will meet other European counterparts one-on-one before addressing them all at what promises to be a frosty dinner to discuss what has become known as Brexit. (more...)
Zimbabwe unrest: 57 arrested after anti-Mugabe protests
- July 11, 2016

On Friday, protesters burned a warehouse at Beitbridge, a busy border post between Zimbabwe and South Africa, over a Zimbabwean decision to ban a wide range of imports. We do not advocate for violent protests, particularly that destroy infrastructure, but at some point people will snap and there would be no telling what they do. (more...)
Australian ruling party inches closer to re-election win
- July 11, 2016

Australia's opposition Labor Party conceded defeat in the federal election on Sunday, clearing the way for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to retain power. ABC election analysts - considered among the most reliable - were forecasting that the coalition had 73 seats, Labor 66, with minor parties and independents leading in five seats. (more...)

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