• Black Lives Matter holds prayer rally in Lansing City Hall
Black Lives Matter holds prayer rally in Lansing City Hall

DeRay Mckesson, a prominent activist with the social justice movement Black Lives Matter , said the gathering was aimed at coming up with "concrete actions" to help Obama mend relations between law enforcement officials and black communities.

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  • Black Lives Matter protest held in Lansing
Black Lives Matter protest held in Lansing

Others have been tweeting with the hashtag #stopkillingthemandem , Jamaican slang for a group of men that has been adopted by Britain's youths. "I think that we have gone away from the actual meaning of Black Lives Matter which mean we see officers - people getting killed on cameras and everything like that", he said.

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  • Three New Zika Cases Detected In San Francisco
Three New Zika Cases Detected In San Francisco

Her partner, who is also in his 20s, tested positive for the virus a week later, despite not having traveled outside of the country. Aragon added that pregnant women in particular should avoid "unnecessary travel" to the Latin American and Caribbean countries - and some of the Pacific Islands - where the virus has been prevalent.

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  • Israeli police say bomb attack thwarted in Jerusalem
Israeli police say bomb attack thwarted in Jerusalem

The guard, who asked to check the contents of the young man's backpack, realised there was a bomb inside and called the police. "The plan was apparently to attack the light rail", Jerusalem District Police Commander Yoram Halevy told reporters.

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  • Sensational Stenson outlasts Mickelson in Open classic
Sensational Stenson outlasts Mickelson in Open classic

The duel was compared to Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson at Turnberry in 1977 - and Lefty was gutted to end up like loser Nicklaus. Yet the Swede ultimately prevailed by three shots with a record-breaking Open total of 20 under, after making a remarkable 10 birdies in a final round that ranks alongside the best in major history.

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  • 18 still critical after French truck attack: Minister
18 still critical after French truck attack: Minister

His court-appointed lawyer, Corentin Delobel, said he observed "no radicalisation whatsoever", and Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said Bouhlel was never placed on a watch list for radicals. At least 10 children were among the dead and 50 more were wounded, some of them critically, a hospital official said. Valls said only that authorities "no...

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  • Gunman kills three police officers in Louisiana; Obama condemns attack
Gunman kills three police officers in Louisiana; Obama condemns attack

Confronting another killing of police officers, President Barack Obama on Sunday urged Americans to tamp down inflammatory words and actions as a violent summer collides with the nation's heated presidential campaign. Authorities said more than one officer was shot in the 9 a.m. incident, according to The Associated Press. Several other officers we...

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  • New York Reports First Female-To-Male Zika Transmission Via Sex
New York Reports First Female-To-Male Zika Transmission Via Sex

It targets developing nerve cells in foetuses and can lead to a birth defect called microcephaly, in which babies are born with abnormally small heads and brain damage. "This case represents the first reported occurrence of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus ", the report says. Tests on the man also detected the virus.

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  • Chief: Seems everyone coming to Cleveland to rally, protest
Chief: Seems everyone coming to Cleveland to rally, protest

Nonetheless, on Tuesday night, in Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena, 1,543 delegates - 306 more than he needs for the nomination - will cast their votes for Donald J. "I think it's going to be super interesting and I think it's going to be exciting", said Upmeyer, who hoped to stop by Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but expected much of the wee...

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  • Rickie Fowler
Rickie Fowler "excited" about Rio Olympics

But world number three Jordan Spieth, the most recent player to pull out of the Games in Rio de Janeiro, struck a more conciliatory tone. In contrast, the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic will be staged during the men's Olympic event, although Jordan Spieth will not defend his title after pulling out of the Games.

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  • First case of Zika spread through female-to-male sex in NYC
First case of Zika spread through female-to-male sex in NYC

Previously, the CDC reported that the Zika virus can be transferred in semen excreted during vaginal, oral, and anal sex. While no Zika cases have been tied to mosquitoes in the continental United States, health authorities are monitoring domestic populations of the insect.

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  • First case of woman-to-man Zika transmission documented
First case of woman-to-man Zika transmission documented

Aragon added that pregnant women in particular should avoid "unnecessary travel" to the Latin American and Caribbean countries - and some of the Pacific Islands - where the virus has been prevalent. Now, in light of the New York City case, that prevention message becomes more broad. But 11 countries have documented cases of sexual transmission ...

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

Abdul Qavi, who was suspended from a prominent Muslim council in the controversy following the posts, told local media after Baloch's death he had "forgiven her" and the matter was now in God's hands. She was well aware of the opposition she faced but continued to post defiant tweets. I will reach for my goal & absolutely nothing will stop me. Sh...

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  • Early to bed in preschool, less obesity in teenage years
Early to bed in preschool, less obesity in teenage years

She also added that it is likely to have positive benefits on the child's behavior too, in addition to his or her social, emotional and cognitive development. Researchers from the Ohio State University College of Public Health said that sleeping even one hour later could double the chance of young children to turn into obese adolescents.

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  • Pakistan Model Qandeel Baloch Fan of Virat kohli was Killed
Pakistan Model Qandeel Baloch Fan of Virat kohli was Killed

Her real name was Fouzia Azeem but she chose Qandeel Baloch as her pseudonym after stepping into modelling. She recently caused controversy by posting a pictures of herself alongside a Muslim cleric. "She might have been given some poisonous substance before being strangled". Qandeel Baloch called herself a modern feminist who wanted change i...

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  • Man Gets Zika from Sex with Female Partner, in First
Man Gets Zika from Sex with Female Partner, in First

CDC have reported only 14 cases of sexual transmission of the virus, but they are highly warning people, especially pregnant women for the unsafe repercussions the virus could have on the unborn children, to use "barrier methods" while maintaining sexual encounters with a partner who could be exposed to the virus by traveling.

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  • Kyle Edmund crushes Janko Tipsarevic in farcical conditions, GB lead 1-0
Kyle Edmund crushes Janko Tipsarevic in farcical conditions, GB lead 1-0

Tipsarevic revealed he has been on antibiotics after struggling with a high fever for a week while his ankles are swollen due to an allergic reaction. In Friday's second singles , James Ward will play Dusan Lajovic . Tipsarevic said: "It wasn't fun". Had he played, he would have had to move straight from grass onto clay and then immediately...

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  • Attack in Nice: Truck driver identified as 31-year-old Tunisia native
Attack in Nice: Truck driver identified as 31-year-old Tunisia native

Ordinarily for a lone wolf attack to be adopted by ISIS the petpetrator has to have first pledged allegiance - known as giving "bayaa" - to the terrorist group's leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi first. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a 31-year-old Tunisian man who lived in Nice , was identified by police as the driver of a truck that tore through a ...

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  • GOP convention schedule: Republican speakers and dates in Cleveland
GOP convention schedule: Republican speakers and dates in Cleveland

Alabama delegates are getting ready to head to Cleveland as the Republican National Convention begins next week. Many delegates are "bound" to vote for Mr. Finishing almost 40 percentage points higher than his closest rival, Trump did so well among Rhode Island's GOP voters in the April 26 primary that most of the state's delegates are die-hard s...

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  • Ben Simmons' NBA Summer League highlights are incredible
Ben Simmons' NBA Summer League highlights are incredible

It should come as no surprise that second-year players often outperform their rookie counterparts in Summer League since they've already adjusted to the pace of the game and the sheer strength of the professionals on the court. Sometimes it works out better than others and it hasn't been a storybook for me so far, but (that) doesn't mean it's o...

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