• Volkswagen agrees to $15.3-billion emissions settlement in the US
Volkswagen agrees to $15.3-billion emissions settlement in the US

Under the settlement revealed on Tuesday by a US District Court in San Francisco, VW will pay just over 10 billion to either buy back or fix about 475,000 vehicles with cheating 2-litre diesel engines. Terms of the U.S. settlement were revealed Tuesday in orders filed with the U.S. District Court in San Francisco. There are 80,000 3-litre diesel en...

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  • Durbin: Abner Mikva was Political North Star
Durbin: Abner Mikva was Political North Star

Obama said. "When I was graduating law school, Ab encouraged me to pursue public service", Mr. Obama said in a statement. Mikva attended the University of Wisconsin, transferred to Washington University in St. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says he regarded Mikva as his "North Star for integrity, independence and progressive values". "In an era of cyn...

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  • Bryant leads Cubs to win
Bryant leads Cubs to win

The Washington Nationals edged the New York Mets 3-2 and the Baltimore Orioles were 4-2 winners over the Los Angeles Angels. Murphy tops the majors with a.348 batting average at the All-Star break. The reason for this is that the leagues are no longer alternating hosting years. That honor belongs to Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz,...

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  • North Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US
North Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US

A US-based North Korea monitoring project, 38 North, said that satellite images from 7 July, a day after the sanctions announcement, showed a high level of activity at North Korea's nuclear test site. "He is now on a hard labour sentence and whether this will change or not, we are not sure", Park said, adding that he last spoke with Kim shortly bef...

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  • Beyoncé on Alton Sterling and Philando Castile deaths: 'Stop killing us'
Beyoncé on Alton Sterling and Philando Castile deaths: 'Stop killing us'

Choi declined to comment on details of the investigation, noting it was ongoing, but said it was a top priority. Conservatives said it also was necessary to protect the Fourth Amendment rights against unreasonable search and seizure of legal gun owners.

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  • Obama to speak Tuesday at Dallas memorial service
Obama to speak Tuesday at Dallas memorial service

He has cut a two-day visit to the Iberian peninsula down to one and cancelled a trip to Seville with King Felipe altogether, after a black army veteran in Dallas killed five white police officers. Obama's appeal for greater understanding from opposing sides of the emotionally charged debate over police tactics followed the weekend arrests of scores...

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  • Sanders Declares Victory for Influencing Most Left-Wing Democratic Platform Ever
Sanders Declares Victory for Influencing Most Left-Wing Democratic Platform Ever

The Clinton campaign said it was pleased with the outcome of negotiations, which preceded an endorsement of Clinton by Sanders that is expected to come on Tuesday in New Hampshire. "Thanks to the millions of people across the country who got involved in the political process - many for the first time - we now have the most progressive p...

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  • Obama to visit Dallas on Tuesday
Obama to visit Dallas on Tuesday

At Rota, Obama thanked Spaniards for their friendship and service, emphasizing the "outstanding" work of the Spanish navy personnel. "We have to do better, we have to learn from mistakes", Obama told a news conference in Madrid . "It is in the interest of police officers that their communities trust them", Obama said. But events beyond Obama's con...

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  • Black gun owners worried about treatment after shooting
Black gun owners worried about treatment after shooting

His photo showed him wearing a dashiki and raising his fist over the words "Black Power", and his cover shot carried the red, black and green Pan-African flag. More than 200 people were arrested in chaotic scenes during a new night of protests over US police violence towards blacks as authorities revealed on Sunday that the Dallas shooter had a...

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  • Black Lives Matter leader freed after night in jail
Black Lives Matter leader freed after night in jail

The attack occurred shortly after Obama had arrived for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Poland. Another protester grabs the phone and continues the video, asking police why Mr McKesson was detained. Later Friday night, a line of officers with shields pushed away hundreds of protesters outside the Baton Rouge Police headquarters. ...

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  • Pokemon Go Game is Real Life Scavenger Hunt
Pokemon Go Game is Real Life Scavenger Hunt

For the most parts, games like Clash of Clans and the like, rely on big spenders - called "whales" - to offset the number of users who don't spend anything. If you open your iPhone's settings, for example, to find what the app has access to, you'll find the following. Reeve also added that Niantic was only asking for full account ac...

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  • Pokémon Go Is Already More Popular Than Tinder and Twitter
Pokémon Go Is Already More Popular Than Tinder and Twitter

According to Google data, search activity for the term " Pokemon " has also reached an all-time high, since it started tracking search trends. Now let's weigh it out and take a look at exactly what it means when you give an app access to your account.

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  • New App 'Pokemon Go' Dubbed More Popular Than Snapchat, Twitter And Tinder
New App 'Pokemon Go' Dubbed More Popular Than Snapchat, Twitter And Tinder

With all the popularity the newly released Pokemon GO app has been receiving within the past week, a very serious security issue might be getting overlooked. In a post on his Tumblr blog , Reeve explains that there are now only two ways to sign up to play Pokemon Go: with a Google account, or a Pokemon .com account.

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  • 4 shot, 3 dead after shooting at MI courthouse
4 shot, 3 dead after shooting at MI courthouse

The Berrien County Sheriff's department is investigating the shootings, along with the St. Joseph's Police Department and Michigan State Police. "At about 2:25pm we had a disturbance on the third floor of the courthouse". He said the man was able to disarm an officer. One civilian was also wounded. Courthouse employees ran for cover when shots ...

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  • NY official says cruise ship boy dies of accidental drowning
NY official says cruise ship boy dies of accidental drowning

Royal Caribbean confirmed Prince Adepoju died on July 2, two days after he had what the company described as an accident in one of the boat's pools. 'Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this terribly sad time'. The 8-year-old had been underwater for several minutes before he was found in the pool around 5:30 p.m. Thursday, and a medic...

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  • Third victim dies in attacks on San Diego homeless
Third victim dies in attacks on San Diego homeless

Anthony Alexander Padgett, 36, who was taken into custody in Chula Vista on Thursday but was never formally charged, was released Monday because police had found "exculpatory evidence" that made it now appear he could be innocent of the serial killings, Capt.

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  • Dallas surgeon: 'This killing, it has to stop'
Dallas surgeon: 'This killing, it has to stop'

Williams also talked about how the events of the previous week, including the shooting deaths of unarmed black men by police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana, had already affected him even before the shootings in Dallas . "But they are not the problem", he said. Five police officers were killed, nine were injured by either gunfire or fragment...

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  • Dallas police chief: Shooting suspect planned larger attack
Dallas police chief: Shooting suspect planned larger attack

In addition to the five slain officers, seven officers and two civilians were wounded. Johnson, who had served in Afghanistan for the USA army, reportedly killed a dozen officers during a Black Lives Matter protest. A neighbour reported to investigators that Johnson had been seen practicing some sort of military drill in his backyard, said Clay J...

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  • Dallas Shooting Suspect Left Message Written in Blood at Parking Garage
Dallas Shooting Suspect Left Message Written in Blood at Parking Garage

Investigators tell NPR they also are starting to look at Johnson's online history, and have mirrored the hard drive on his computer to see what they might discover there. Johnson, an army veteran who had served in Afghanistan, received instruction at the Academy of Combative Warrior Arts in the Dallas suburb of Richardson about two years ag...

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  • Black Lives Matter activists skirt Dallas police and confront counter protesters face-to-face
Black Lives Matter activists skirt Dallas police and confront counter protesters face-to-face

It's meant to express that we don't want to listen to complaints. Protests against police violence blocked highways in several USA cities late Sunday and on Monday morning, calling attention to the plight of black Americans. Castile told the officer he was armed and had a concealed carry permit, she said. The officer asked him for his license a...

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