• Barack Obama to visit Dallas early next week
Barack Obama to visit Dallas early next week

Today, he reacted to the Dallas shooting, which left five police officers dead, saying that there was "no possible justification" for the violence. "Justice will be done". The President also made an implicit call for tighter gun restrictions, saying the carnage could have been mitigated if the killer or killers weren't carrying powerful weapons.

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  • OPD to honor Dallas officers
OPD to honor Dallas officers

A peaceful protest in Dallas over the recent videotaped shootings of black men by police turned violent Thursday night as an unknown number of people shot at officers, killing five and injuring seven, as well as two civilians. In the disjointed July 2 post , Johnson expressed anger over lynchings of black people and "our ancestors" being beaten,...

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  • Netanyahu Welcomed in Kenya Amid Heavy Security
Netanyahu Welcomed in Kenya Amid Heavy Security

Netanyahu's visit in Uganda also coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Entebbe hostage rescue in which his brother, Yonatan, died. The tour marks the first visit by a sitting Prime Minister from Israel in nearly three decades. "We were powerless no more, we would do whatever it takes", he said. Netanyahu said the Entebbe raid was "a wa...

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  • In Rwanda, Netanyahu notes similarities between country's genocide and the Holocaust
In Rwanda, Netanyahu notes similarities between country's genocide and the Holocaust

The prime minister is pushing for open political support from African countries that have largely sided with Arab nations on resolutions critical of Israel in the United Nations and African Union. The Palestinians already hold this status. The biggest challenge is terrorism "by deranged people who believe in no religion and threaten men, women an...

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  • Cosby will go to trial, judge says
Cosby will go to trial, judge says

Cosby's lawyers said the case should be dismissed or, in the alternative, Constand should be ordered to testify at a new preliminary hearing and face cross-examination. But Cosby also is fighting Constand and other accusers in civil court, where he has been sued for defamation over his denial of their assault claims.

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  • Trump visits Capitol Hill as Republicans seek unity
Trump visits Capitol Hill as Republicans seek unity

It wasn't practical to cancel a meeting held at the same time as Trump's visit, McCain said. Thursday's meeting between the former rivals , which was attended by Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus and Cruz's former campaign manager, comes two weeks before the Republican convention begins in Cleveland.

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  • Why Clinton, Trump didn't campaign today & what they're saying about Dallas
Why Clinton, Trump didn't campaign today & what they're saying about Dallas

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump said the ambush shooting and massacre of police officers in Dallas, Texas on Thursday have "shaken the soul of our nation" in a video message published on Trump's Facebook Friday evening:Just a few weeks ago, I met with numerous men and women in the Dallas police force during my visit to Texas.

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  • 'Teen Wolf' Season 6 Spoilers: Tyler Posey Reveals New Details
'Teen Wolf' Season 6 Spoilers: Tyler Posey Reveals New Details

However, that may soon change given the different storyline for Tyler Posey's character that showrunners are exploring for the series' Season 6. Davis added that Posey personally suggested the story arc for Scott just to see what he is like when he is just on his own and "more of the lone wolf".

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  • Authorities: 911 caller ambushed, shot officer in Georgia
Authorities: 911 caller ambushed, shot officer in Georgia

The gunman who shot at cars on a Tennessee highway on Thursday morning was "troubled" by police shootings of African-Americans, and may have been targeting officers, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Friday afternoon. A police officer has been shot in a suburb of St. Louis. Childress and Dutton described Beck as an Asian male. Other shots ...

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  • Oscars invite record numbers to vote following diversity row
Oscars invite record numbers to vote following diversity row

USA Today notes that "the new class, a record in size, is 46% female and 41% people of color". Organizers of the Oscars , facing an outcry over the lack of diversity on its voting board for the film awards, said on Wednesday it has invited almost 700 new members with a focus on female and minority talent.

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  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Troubled by Philando Castile's Shooting, Captured on Facebook Live
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Troubled by Philando Castile's Shooting, Captured on Facebook Live

In the months since, Facebook has celebrated go-live successes that include a watermelon exploding under rubber bands and a mom howling with laughter while wearing a Chewbacca mask. But when dealing with live content on a large scale, there are clear risks. The company denied this, claiming the removal was due to a bug, and the video returned to th...

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  • There's a lot to love about 'The Secret Life of Pets'
There's a lot to love about 'The Secret Life of Pets'

Max (voiced by Louis C.K.) is a dog who has been owned by Katie ( Ellie Kemper ) since he was a pup. I have talked before about how I tend to see the same trailers over and over, due to the volume of movies I see. His time on the street has rendered Duke territorial, however, and he can not let Max's notions of private space or belongings go unch...

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  • Gretchen Carlson Breached Her Fox News Contract, Roger Ailes Attorney Claims
Gretchen Carlson Breached Her Fox News Contract, Roger Ailes Attorney Claims

The case, the attorneys said, would have to be filed in federal court because Carlson lives in Greenwich, Conn., and the federal system would be appropriate for two people from different states. Carlson sued on Tuesday, claiming she was terminated for refusing Ailes' sexual advances and complaining about pervasive harassment in the workplace.

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  • Latest attack by IS kills 30 in Iraq
Latest attack by IS kills 30 in Iraq

The attack came just five days after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged minibus in the capital, killing 292 people. Authorities are still working to identify those killed in the attack, but Health Minister Adila Hamoud said on Thursday that the identities of 177 bodies had yet to be determined.

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  • Canada Post union calls for cooling off period
Canada Post union calls for cooling off period

While the names and companies have been blacked out from the documents, one of the largest corporate users of Canada Post said a work stoppage would "place onerous burdens on corporations" to meet regulatory obligations. The Canada Revenue Agency has deemed Old Age Security, Canada Pension Plan, Working Income Tax Benefit and the Canada Child Ben...

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  • Euro 2016: France beat Germany in Euros semi-final
Euro 2016: France beat Germany in Euros semi-final

Asked about whether he meant to stay on after the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, he said: "I'm still disappointed so I don't want to think about that tonight". "There is a lot of passion and fervour". This team has everything it takes to be loved. Whereas in the first half they barely survived the relentless attack of the Germans, in the sec...

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  • Ciara and Russell Wilson Jump the Broom In England
Ciara and Russell Wilson Jump the Broom In England

Ciara is featured wearing a lacy, long-sleeved white gown, which was custom made by Roberto Cavalli's creative director, Peter Dundas, according to E! However, Ciara , 32, believes that 30-year-old Future - who has four children with four different women - is slamming her in order to get publicity and is just annoyed that she has moved on wit...

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  • Dallas police killer was loner, followed black militants
Dallas police killer was loner, followed black militants

But when he was researching his 2009 book " Wired for War ", a US soldier told him troops in Iraq sometimes used surveillance robots against insurgents, he added in an email Friday. Army uniform and holding an unknown object as though it were a weapon. At a news conference Friday, Brown said Johnson told negotiators he had acted alone and was...

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  • Dallas gunman identified as Micah Xavier Johnson
Dallas gunman identified as Micah Xavier Johnson

Law enforcement across the Quad-Cities mourned and expressed their solidarity for the Dallas Police Department on Friday following a deadly sniper attack that left five officers dead and seven more wounded. on November 29, 2009, when a gunman walked in and opened fire on four city police officers working on their laptop computers preparing fo...

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  • Mets Pitcher Matt Harvey To Have Season-Ending Surgery
Mets Pitcher Matt Harvey To Have Season-Ending Surgery

The surgery will remove a rib that is constricting nerves and blood vessels - that travel through his shoulder - where the rib connects to the upper spine. Collins said he expected Verrett would open in the rotation for the second half of the season as well. "I don't want it to sound like woe is me - but woe is us", Collins said.

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