• Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant
Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant

The threat of the slave going rogue, it's still there. He condemned the police killing of Castile and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, as well as the sniper attacks that left five Dallas police officers dead Thursday. As an outside observer, Schommer's paid attention as some criticize Black Lives Matter an anti-police movement. Dennis Flaherty,...

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"It's the simplest game plan ever" - Mark Hunt

That's a reference to SummerSlam, the big event the WWE hopes will gets a big publicity bump off Brock's participation in UFC 200. At 8:00 PM ET, Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the next round of opening fights. "And I can tell you, I'm younger than him, but when I got off of weekly travel, it was like I'd gotten on the gravy train". " Brock Lesna...

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  • Tata Steel seeks European joint venture with Thyssenkrupp
Tata Steel seeks European joint venture with Thyssenkrupp

Earlier, the company had said that the turnaround plant was unaffordable as its major unit, Port Talbot was losing 1 million pounds every day. Other bidders include Greybull Capital, which agreed in April to buy Tata Steel assets in northern England and France; US steel giant Nucor Corp and United Kingdom fund Endless, according to reports.

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  • Futures are inching higher ahead of the jobs report
Futures are inching higher ahead of the jobs report

S&P 500 e-minis were down 2 points, or 0.1 percent, with 187,705 contracts traded. While the U.K.'s FTSE 100 Index advanced by 0.9 percent, the French CAC 40 Index jumped by 1.8 percent and the German DAX Index surged up by 2.2 percent. The first measure of United Kingdom consumer confidence since the Brexit referendum two weeks ago showed the join...

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  • Job growth rebounds in June
Job growth rebounds in June

The number of jobs created in April and May was also revised, decreasing by a total of 6,000. Today's Bureau of Labor Statistics employment report for the month of June, with 287,000 new jobs added to the US labor market, signals a reversal after several months of declining labor market gains.

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  • Hoverboards that randomly start on fire are being recalled
Hoverboards that randomly start on fire are being recalled

Devices produced at a fraction of the cost of the initial self-balancing scooters lead to fires, explosions, dead batteries and in many cases injured users. "They have two wheels at either end of a platform and are powered by lithium-ion battery packs", the commission said in a statement . Concerned hoverboard owners can visit the CPSC website to...

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  • International Poll: No Confidence in Donald Trump
International Poll: No Confidence in Donald Trump

That was Donald Trump speaking at an aluminum plant in Pennsylvania this week. In his New Hampshire speech on Thursday, Trump again trashed NAFTA, which was signed in 1994 under President Bill Clinton, the husband of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton .

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  • Jobs Rebounded In June But Wages Didn't Keep Up
Jobs Rebounded In June But Wages Didn't Keep Up

In a blog post following the release of the latest jobs report , Labor Secretary Tom Perez said since early 2010, American businesses have added 14.8 million jobs. The information sector added 44,000, partially reflecting the striking Verizon workers returning to the job after the strike was resolved. "In hindsight", Goldman continued, "it app...

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  • United States jobs jump in June
United States jobs jump in June

Official figures show that the U.S. job market stirred into life in June as growth accelerated at the fastest rate since October after a two-month lull, assuaging fears of broader cutbacks by companies. Wages in recent months have shown slow, yet positive growth. Average hourly pay, a chronic weak spot in the seven-year US recovery from the Great...

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  • Payrolls in US Jumped 287000 in June, Most in Eight Months
Payrolls in US Jumped 287000 in June, Most in Eight Months

What's more, June was the 69th consecutive month of positive job growth, which is the longest on record. The Labor Department revised down May's already weak first estimate of 38,000 to just 11,000. The improved figures probably aren't enough to significantly revise the Federal Reserve's outlook. Job gains occurred in ambulatory health care servi...

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  • Defending champion Henderson secures two-stroke lead in Portland third round
Defending champion Henderson secures two-stroke lead in Portland third round

Henderson, who claimed her first major at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship east of Seattle last month, carded a final round of 71 for a 14-under-par 274 total and a four-shot victory over Stacy Lewis (69) at the Columbia Edgewater Country Club.

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  • Former Olympian Oscar Pistorius sentenced to prison time
Former Olympian Oscar Pistorius sentenced to prison time

Pistorius returned to court in Pretoria on Wednesday (06Jul16), where he was sentenced to six years in prison by Judge Thokozile Masipa , who lead the original trial. On Wednesday, Masipa made reference to several cases which she believed had a strong public opinion and that did not influence the decision of the court.

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  • China warns United States ahead of South China Sea ruling
China warns United States ahead of South China Sea ruling

USA officials say the US response should China stick to its vow to ignore the ruling could include stepped up freedom-of-navigation patrols close to Chinese claimed islands in what is one of the world's business trade routes. "With more Chinese military vessels in the South China Sea , a patrol within 12 nautical miles by the United States is more...

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  • PM hopeful Gove says United Kingdom leader must believe in Brexit
PM hopeful Gove says United Kingdom leader must believe in Brexit

He claimed that "I did nearly everything I could not to be a candidate for leadership of this party". "I must tell you, my friends, you who have waited faithfully for the punchline of this speech, that having consulted colleagues and in view of the circumstances in parliament, I have concluded that person can not be me", Johnson said at the clo...

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  • Putin to pay official visit to China
Putin to pay official visit to China

At a recent meeting of the Eurasian Economic Union, all five members - Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russian Federation - expressed support in cooperating with China within the Belt framework, Putin said. In April, China agreed to provide a 400-billion-ruble ($6.2 billion) loan to Russian Federation for the project. The program of ...

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  • Kenney announces PC leadership bid to unite conservatives against NDP
Kenney announces PC leadership bid to unite conservatives against NDP

The Wildrose was launched by disaffected Tories about a decade ago. It could be a tough fight brokering a reconciliation between the more moderate PCs and the hard-line Wildrose. Nick Boots, another young supporter and vice-president of the Wildrose Shaw constituency association, was "amazed" by Kenney's speech. The Wildrose has said it would b...

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  • CUPW seeks cooling off period to negotiate new deal
CUPW seeks cooling off period to negotiate new deal

CUPW said it filed a formal complaint Wednesday alleging that Canada Post has refused to negotiate fairly but says it would withdraw that if the company agrees to the 30-day extension. Canada Post announced it will be extending the lockout notice. Because of the threat of a lack of postal service Canadians have been avoiding sending letters or...

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  • Legendary Pakistani social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi dies at 88
Legendary Pakistani social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi dies at 88

The Edhi Foundation runs a vast fleet of ambulances, orphanages and medical clinics across the country. Noted humanitarian and Edhi Foundation chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi passed away in Karachi on Friday night. The argument apparently worked on the gang members, who returned everything back to Edhi and left. Edhi was a "real gem and asset ...

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  • Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams faces Angelique Kerber in women's final
Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams faces Angelique Kerber in women's final

That defeat to Kerber in the Australian Final is something Serena has not wiped from her memory and the defending Wimbledon champion believes it was a valuable learning experience for her. The Championships at Wimbledon are nearly over for another year. The German beat Venus Williams 6-4 6-4 in the more interesting of the two semi-finals.

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  • PM Modi receives ceremonial welcome at Union Building of Pretoria
PM Modi receives ceremonial welcome at Union Building of Pretoria

India's independence hero lived in South Africa for 20 years, working as a lawyer and activist campaigning for the rights of Indian people. The Prime Minister is also expected to visit Pietermaritzburg and Durban. The prime minister will also address the Indian diaspora there in a community programme. The cabinet had also approved a long-term...

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