• The latest on the Dallas shooting investigation
The latest on the Dallas shooting investigation

The parent's of Dallas cop killer Micah Xavier Johnson broke their silence by reaching out to The Blaze's Lawrence Jones for an exclusive interview. I didn't see it coming. Johnson's parents, James and Delphine Johnson , told TheBlaze Monday that after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, Johnson was disillusioned with the military...

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  • Former PM Tony Blair Could Face Contempt Vote After Iraq Report
Former PM Tony Blair Could Face Contempt Vote After Iraq Report

This would build over time until the point was reached where "military action could be taken if necessary", without losing global support. Finally there will be focus on Tony Blair's claim of a specific threat to the United Kingdom from Iraq.

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  • Woman shot shielding sons in Dallas recuperating
Woman shot shielding sons in Dallas recuperating

The officers put Taylor and her son in the back of a police vehicle to take them to the hospital. They were able to pull her from the area while shots were ringing out into the downtown area. Authorities have said that 25-year-old Micah Johnson, a black man who lived in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, acted alone in the shootings. What are we goin...

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  • Possible Trump VP Michael Flynn flips on abortion
Possible Trump VP Michael Flynn flips on abortion

Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser said , "General Flynn has disqualified himself from consideration as Vice President". Lt. Gen. Speaking on ABC's "The Week", Flynn said that abortion was a "difficult issue" but that women should have the right to choose. His criticisms, like a recent New York Post op-ed explaining his depa...

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  • Dallas suspect had plans for larger attack
Dallas suspect had plans for larger attack

Police did not identify the nature of the threat but told media outlets to cut live feeds if they showed the police headquarters or branches, NBC News reported. Micah Johnson, a black Army veteran, insisted on speaking with a black negotiator and wrote in blood on the wall of a parking garage where police cornered and later killed him, David Br...

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  • Trump defending himself anew against charges of bigotry
Trump defending himself anew against charges of bigotry

Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker withdrew himself from consideration Wednesday, and Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, who also campaigned with Trump this week. It was in response to Trump's tweet of a photo of a " Frozen " book that has a six-pointed star on its cover and asking where the outrage is.

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  • Black Lives Matter plans peaceful protest Sunday in Oklahoma City
Black Lives Matter plans peaceful protest Sunday in Oklahoma City

Paul, Minnesota , where protesters clashed with police on Interstate 94. Demonstrators blocked the freeway, and threw bottles, bricks and fireworks at police, authorities said. Johnson was plotting larger attacks, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" Sunday. He also said he wants...

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  • Aly Raisman Wins Spot on Olympics Gymnastics Team
Aly Raisman Wins Spot on Olympics Gymnastics Team

Since 2012, she took a few years off from competing and has since starred in her own reality show , Douglas Family Gold . Douglas, who is more muscular and less giddy than she was in 2012, is a visibly different gymnast than she was in 2012.

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  • Calls for calm as hundreds arrested in protests nationwide
Calls for calm as hundreds arrested in protests nationwide

The shooting death of a black man at the hands of two white police officers is revealing long-simmering racial tensions in Louisiana's capital. The photo was taken during a protest in Baton Rouge over the shooting death of Alton Sterling .

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  • Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson records own arrest in Baton Rouge
Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson records own arrest in Baton Rouge

Police said arrests were made after protesters began throwing fireworks, bottles and rocks at officers during a protest that shut down a section of Interstate 94 in St. "You're not seeing riots, and you're not seeing police going after people who are protesting peacefully". "City Police. You're under arrest - don't fight me", a voice says.

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  • 50 arrested Sunday at Baton Rouge protests
50 arrested Sunday at Baton Rouge protests

The gatherings came after overnight demonstrations produced tense moments resulting in 30 arrests. A prominent black activist and former Baltimore mayoral candidate Deray Mckesson was among those arrested. The protesters were demonstrating against the shooting death Tuesday of 37-year-old Alton Sterling. Authorities said they pulled in officer...

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  • Trump Overtakes Clinton After Trailing in Previous Polls, Rasmussen Report Says
Trump Overtakes Clinton After Trailing in Previous Polls, Rasmussen Report Says

Sanders' spokesman, would not confirm or deny, Biden's claim, "We are in the process of talking". Asked about Biden's remarks on MSNBC on Thursday, Sanders said he had last spoken with Biden three weeks ago. In the wake of this week's horrific terror attack at Turkey's Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, the presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump w...

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  • Michigan governor says courthouse secured after shots fired
Michigan governor says courthouse secured after shots fired

One or two civilian victims were also shot, but their conditions are unknown, WSBT reported , citing the sheriff. Bailey said the incident began after a disturbance shortly before 2:30 p.m. Sheriff Paul Bailey has confirmed that a shooting did take place, but he would not say how many people were injured . We'll have multiple live reports thr...

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  • 300 march through New Haven at Stand Together Rally
300 march through New Haven at Stand Together Rally

But words are not enough, in the view of many black activists. Lauren said that although the police officers were respectful she was anxious that they were going to associate all of the protestors with the shooting, so they hid. It's also crucial that people from different sides of these issues not shout one another down but instead try to unde...

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  • Dallas police headquarters under lockdown after anonymous threat
Dallas police headquarters under lockdown after anonymous threat

At one point the protest stopped outside a Broward County jail and prisoners banged on windows in support. People have left a memorial of flowers, balloons and signs on a police vehicle outside the Dallas Police Department in a show of support for police officers following the deadly attack.

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  • National TV ad to educate on transgender discrimination
National TV ad to educate on transgender discrimination

The ad depicts a transgender woman being denied access to a bathroom by a restaurant worker. A coalition of pro-LGBT groups have banded together to purchase airtime on Fox News to run an ad attacking North Carolina's anti-transgender bathroom law on the night when presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump - or whomever replaces him - giv...

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  • Dallas Shootings: This is what people are saying worldwide
Dallas Shootings: This is what people are saying worldwide

Last night, after officers were shot, the Dallas police posted a photo of a person of interest . "They view us as possible criminals when we're only applying our given rights as gun owners". I get it. You do it as a message of self-assertion and power in the face of dehumanization and powerless. "You shot four bullets into him, sir. He was jus...

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  • Black Lives Matter activist released after arrest while protesting
Black Lives Matter activist released after arrest while protesting

A booking record from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office confirms that Mckesson was arrested. "We will review them, but that should take us some time". Black Lives Matter supporters said they plan to continue a sit-in in Denver in response to the police shootings of black men in Minnesota and Louisiana through Tuesday for a total of 135 hours.

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  • Apple, Microsoft, HP among companies shunning GOP convention
Apple, Microsoft, HP among companies shunning GOP convention

His presumed acceptance speech before a national TV audience-he is the presumptive nominee until the ballots are cast-could determine how many of his own party will stump for Trump . The first action will be in the Platform Committee . Their theory is that enough delegates would shift from Trump to keep him from getting to 1,237 votes on th...

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  • Sanders to Join Clinton at Campaign Rally
Sanders to Join Clinton at Campaign Rally

The Sanders campaign views the platform as tangible evidence that his campaign's efforts moved the party to the left and they hope the document will excite their fans and serve as leverage for lobbying policy details in next Congress and administration.

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