• President Obama Calls For Unity After Baton Rouge Attack
President Obama Calls For Unity After Baton Rouge Attack

Sunday. Alton Sterling was killed during an attempted arrest by Baton Rouge police officers, resulting in protests for many days across the United States. "Regardless of motive the death of these three fearless officers underscores the danger that police across the country confront every single day", he said Sunday afternoon at the White House.

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  • Canada: Prime Minister Trudeau welcomes Theresa May
Canada: Prime Minister Trudeau welcomes Theresa May

And David Mundell, who was re-appointed Secretary of State for Scotland, hinted that he believed a solution was possible regarding Scotland's wish to remain in the European Union, although the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, seems to have dismissed this possibility.

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  • S&P 500, Dow end at records
S&P 500, Dow end at records

The 128-year-old aluminum producer reported earnings after the close Monday that exceeded analysts' estimates after profit from its auto and jet parts businesses offset declines in prices for the metal. Two major USA stock indexes set fresh intraday record highs on Thursday on investors' rosy outlook for big banks' second-quarter earnings, while Eu...

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  • Brock Lesnar Comments on Flagged Drug Test
Brock Lesnar Comments on Flagged Drug Test

Lesnar defeated Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200 this past Saturday night. His win was largely celebrated, but the recent controversy surrounding his drug test has caused a considerable backlash from fans and fighters. Hunt has called for Lesnar to forfeit his earning from the fight, and even threatened to walk away from the franchise ...

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  • Sturgeon: Second independence referendum could be next year
Sturgeon: Second independence referendum could be next year

Earlier, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said she would listen to any options brought forward by the Scottish government. Sturgeon said leaving the European Union would be damaging for Scottish jobs, universities and workers rights, and she would go on to explore every available option to avoid any negative effects of Brexit to Scotland.

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  • CPI up on higher petrol and construction prices
CPI up on higher petrol and construction prices

Tradables inflation, which includes goods and services that compete with imported rivals, increased 0.6 percent, turning around a 1.2 percent drop in the first quarter, due to the pick-up in petrol prices. This increase was influenced by higher prices for newly built houses, excluding land (up 5.6 percent), and rentals for housing (up 2.3 percent)....

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  • Stenson sets four-day total Open record in first major win
Stenson sets four-day total Open record in first major win

Maybe he can take that silver jug down to Rio in his search of Olympic gold. Stenson posted a 63 on Sunday, tying the major championship record for a low round. J.B. Holmes won the B-Flight. Mickelson has put the so-called "Big Four" of Jason Day (one over), Dustin Johnson (one under), Jordan Spieth (five over) and Rory McIlroy (even par) in th...

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  • How Pokemon Go is changing the world
How Pokemon Go is changing the world

That requires US$14bn of in-app revenue if Nintendo receives one-third of the revenue through its stakes in the Pokemon Company and the game's developer, Niantic , at a 70 per cent profit margin. Meanwhile, the Baldwin Electric Membership Cooperative in Alabama says electric utilities can not control where the Pokemon appear, making it imp...

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  • Global mixed martial arts brand UFC sold for $4bn
Global mixed martial arts brand UFC sold for $4bn

In the past, WME ǀ IMG had represented UFC and some of its athletes, disclose Emmanuel and Patrick Whitesell , co-CEOs of WME ǀ IMG. Despite months of denials by UFC president Dana White that the promotion was for up for sale, the promotion does indeed have a new owner.

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  • Hackers claim to launched DDoS attack that crashed Pokemon Go servers
Hackers claim to launched DDoS attack that crashed Pokemon Go servers

However, people from those countries where the game hasn't been launched officially are downloading the APK file and playing the unofficial version of the game on their smartphones. Get your daily report of Pokemon Go and other gaming updates here at TheBitbag. Niantic, the company behind Pokemon Go has a good problem. All servers are under...

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  • USA military resumes flights from Incirlik, Erdogan accuses preacher of masterminding coup
USA military resumes flights from Incirlik, Erdogan accuses preacher of masterminding coup

Relatives of Turkish geologist Cuma Dag, 39, who was killed by helicopter gunfire last Friday while protesting against the attempted coup against Turkey's government, mourn during his funeral in Ankara. Officials say 2,745 judges and prosecutors across the country have been dismissed. Today, France's foreign minister said that the failed coup in ...

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  • Leon, Red Sox beat Yanks 5-2 for sixth straight win
Leon, Red Sox beat Yanks 5-2 for sixth straight win

The Yankees popped out six times and barely hit the ball hard over seven innings. Leon also helped his countryman hold NY to a run and four hits over seven innings after the Red Sox recalled the left-hander from the minors Friday. Leon's hot hitting has been timely for Boston, which has had catchers Blake Swihart, Christian Vazquez and Ryan Hanig...

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  • Rome Police Arrest Homeless Man in Murder of US Student
Rome Police Arrest Homeless Man in Murder of US Student

Italian authorities on Monday were investigating the disappearance of a Wisconsin student in Rome a. Police identified the suspect as Massimo Galioto , a 40-year-old homeless man from Rome . John Cabot officials reported to Italian authorities and the U.S. Embassy that Solomon was missing after arriving in Rome the day before. Solomo...

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  • Tesla to brief US Senate committee on Florida çrash
Tesla to brief US Senate committee on Florida çrash

Consumer Reports said the Autopilot name promotes "a potentially risky assumption" that the vehicle is capable of driving on its own. The magazine, which has 8 million subscribers and influences buyer decisions with its annual vehicle ratings, also asked Tesla to change the name of its Autopilot driving-assist system to fully test safety system...

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  • Few US voters like Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump
Few US voters like Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump

Voters still view both candidates unfavorably; Trump has a 61 percent unfavorability rating, and Clinton earned 58 percent unfavorability. As the conventions begin the campaigns are aiming at a small slice of voters who could be in play, and the race looks extremely locked-in.

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  • Pakistani model's brother says he drugged, strangled her
Pakistani model's brother says he drugged, strangled her

The brother of a social media star has admitted strangling her to death for posting "shameful" pictures online. The killing sent shockwaves across Pakistan and triggered an outpouring of grief on social media for Ms Baloch, whose real name was Fauzia Azeem.

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  • US, New Zealand navy aircraft join Hawaii plane search
US, New Zealand navy aircraft join Hawaii plane search

There was no immediate word on the dual-engine aircraft. The Coast Guard says they had been trying to swim to shore through the night. The Coast Guard cutter Galveston Island left its port in Honolulu to join the search. The Coast Guard's Galveston Island has been diverted to that location to investigate and determine if it is from the missing pl...

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  • Pakistani model's brother says he killed her for 'honor'
Pakistani model's brother says he killed her for 'honor'

Pakistan Today reports that her brother Muhammad Waseem confessed to strangling her with a pillow. He was later arrested and confessed on a video that police showed at a news conference. She shared little about her personal life and was something of an enigma; nobody really knew which city she was based in. By dressing as she wanted and flau...

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  • Dow ends big week of gains at fresh record
Dow ends big week of gains at fresh record

The Nasdaq is down 1.68 points, or less than 0.1 percent. Stocks are headed for a third week of gains as investors overcome concerns about the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union amid speculation the U.S. Although Apple's stock is down 26 percent from its own record high close of $133 set on February 23 previous year. The Dow and the S&P...

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  • Remains of Didcot power station to be demolished this weekend
Remains of Didcot power station to be demolished this weekend

Owners RWE Npower has confirmed that it is planning to bring down the remains of the boiler house at the Didcot A plant between 5.30am and 7.30am. Hundreds of rescue workers spent day and night on site in a bid to find the missing men: Chris Huxtable, 34, from Swansea, Ken Cresswell, 57, and John Shaw, 61, from Rotherham, after half of the boiler...

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