• California Gov. Jerry Brown Passes Democrat-Backed Stringent Gun Laws
California Gov. Jerry Brown Passes Democrat-Backed Stringent Gun Laws

The laws come after months of debate within the state following the San Bernardino shootings. He has vetoed some gun legislation in the past. On the other hand, the most important new measure is the requirement to show an ID before buying ammunition and have your name checked against a database with criminals that are barred from owning and car...

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  • Three Arrested In
Three Arrested In "Credible" Plot to Kill Baton Rouge Police Officers

Kira Marrero, a 22-year-old New Orleans resident who graduated last year from Williams College in MA, was the first protester freed from Baton Rouge's jail on Sunday. The crowd of protesters was gathered on the grass and in a park near the highway. Authorities have arrested about 200 demonstrators since Friday.

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  • Dallas police memorial: Obama:
Dallas police memorial: Obama:"righteous anger can be transformed"

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Bush were among those present at the memorial for the five officers , who were targeted by the shooter because they were white. While Obama said the attack would appear to have exposed the "the deepest fault line of our democracy" he said that Americans must reject such despair.

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  • Baton Rouge police: Three arrested in plot to harm officers
Baton Rouge police: Three arrested in plot to harm officers

Authorities in Baton Rouge discovered the alleged plot while responding to a burglary at a pawn shop early Saturday morning, Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie said at a press conference. It was shot by a New Orleans-based photographer, Jonathan Bachman of Reuters , who was covering the Black Lives Matter protest that was being held ou...

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  • David Brown, Dallas police chief, to young black men: 'We're hiring'
David Brown, Dallas police chief, to young black men: 'We're hiring'

Speaking at a news conference on Monday, Brown said that Micah Johnson, the 25-year-old suspect, had "already killed us in a grave way, and officers were in surgery that didn't make it". "He just basically lied to us; playing games, laughing at us, singing, asking how many did he get and that he wanted to kill some more and that there were bombs th...

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  • Faced with likely Trump coronation, some GOP delegates quit
Faced with likely Trump coronation, some GOP delegates quit

In the document, the Department of Education says it would be discriminatory not to allow trans student access to the restrooms, locker rooms, and other single-sex facilities that align with their gender identity. "There are certainly a number of the platform committee members who are very concerned with including any specific groups in the platfor...

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  • Openness to same-sex marriage rejected in Republican platform
Openness to same-sex marriage rejected in Republican platform

As GOP delegates are set to gather in OH next week, the party's platform committee voted to approve a number of issues yesterday. Unless the rules are changed, Trump will go into the convention with 1,542 delegates, well in excess of the 1,237 needed for the nomination, according to the Associated Press delegate count .

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  • Majority think Clinton should've been charged
Majority think Clinton should've been charged

Unsurprisingly, opinions differed along partisan lines. While most say the issue makes them anxious about how she'd handle her responsibilities as president, most also say the email controversy won't affect their vote. "Clinton's email scandal isn't going away anytime soon", said Michael Short, spokesman for the Republican National Committee. Twent...

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  • Is privacy the rarest Pokemon of all?
Is privacy the rarest Pokemon of all?

This was apparently an error and now there is a fix on the way which should get rid of the problem on the app. Later Google tech support reached out to Reeve and explained him that 'full account access' doesn't allow a third-party app to access your private files, neither it can send email or perform any other activity impersonating you .

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  • Rory McIlroy: 'I could get away with doping'
Rory McIlroy: 'I could get away with doping'

The 27-year-old added: "If golf is in the Olympics it needs to improve the drug testing". The men's competition will be held at the Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course on August 11, six days after the Rio Games come off the wraps. He hammered home that point on Tuesday as he spoke at Royal Troon in Scotland, where this week's British Open will b...

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  • Lynch repeatedly deflects questions on Clinton email case
Lynch repeatedly deflects questions on Clinton email case

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, a Virginia Republican, says in his opening statement for Tuesday's hearing that the decision "defies logic and the law". "Her "extreme carelessness" suggests she can not be trusted with the nation's most sensitive secrets if she is nevertheless elected president".

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  • Pence, Gingrich make the final cut in Trump's VP search, sources say
Pence, Gingrich make the final cut in Trump's VP search, sources say

Pence hasn't hinted that any running mate announcements will be made tomorrow. One item likely not on Trump's agenda for his IN trip is naming his vice presidential running mate. The Associated Press reported that Pence is listed as a host of a private fundraiser for Trump on Tuesday, and also says he will attend an evening Trump rally in suburb...

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  • Sheriff: Inmate who killed 2 at courthouse was handcuffed
Sheriff: Inmate who killed 2 at courthouse was handcuffed

A MI sheriff pledged Tuesday to review his department's guidelines for transporting suspects charged with violent crimes after an inmate who was cuffed in front rather than behind his back wrested a gun from a deputy and killed two court bailiffs .

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  • Dallas Mayor: Our Police Officers Died for Black Lives Matter Movement
Dallas Mayor: Our Police Officers Died for Black Lives Matter Movement

The same week Sterling and Castile were killed, a gunman killed five police officers at a Black Lives Matter rally in Dallas . So I think, most importantly, is that the Black Lives Matter folks who I've met and talked to have been very much committed to civil disobedience.

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  • Two Storm Related Deaths In Northern Wisconsin
Two Storm Related Deaths In Northern Wisconsin

Walker says he is instructing the Wisconsin National Guard and all state agencies to help those affected by the storms. One person in northern Wisconsin has died because of severe weather. Officials add that 85 boats were either damaged or destroyed on Saxon Harbor. Numerous roads and highways are damaged and closed. For update road condition...

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  • Over 100 Arrested in Minnesota Protests
Over 100 Arrested in Minnesota Protests

Paul. Was Castile an especially bad driver or just unlucky? Castile, 32, receives CPR after a St. Anthony police officer shot him. . The night after Castile was killed, five police officers were fatally shot and others were wounded during protests in Dallas over Castile's killing and the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling in...

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  • South China Sea: Tribunal rules in favour of Philippines
South China Sea: Tribunal rules in favour of Philippines

The statement issued Tuesday by the Chinese government reaffirmed once again China's territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests in the South China Sea. The United States and China often conduct military exercises in the area and regularly accuse each other of militarising the region. A professor of Asian political economy said ...

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  • Search Warrant: Cops Said Alton Sterling Tried to Reach for Gun
Search Warrant: Cops Said Alton Sterling Tried to Reach for Gun

Police claim they arrested the suspects, one is a 13-year-old boy, and are seeking a possible fourth after they allegedly stole several l handguns from a pawn shop in Louisiana, US. He referenced the shootings of police officers during a protest in Dallas on Thursday and said police officers need to be able to defend themselves.

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  • AG Lynch on Capitol Hill as GOP presses Clinton inquiry
AG Lynch on Capitol Hill as GOP presses Clinton inquiry

Attorney General Loretta Lynch's secret meeting with Bill Clinton on board her airplane was not only unannounced it was unprecedented, she told Congress on Tuesday. Lynch's testimony follows Comey, who defended his decision not to recommend criminal charges against the presumed Democratic presidential candidate during a contentious, nearly five-hou...

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  • Mitch McConnell to speak at Republican convention
Mitch McConnell to speak at Republican convention

The official start of the Republican National Convention is this upcoming Monday. "Most Americans agree that in this country as a legal and historical and religious union, marriage has to have the definition of one man and one woman", Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Convention, told " Meet the Press " in 2012.

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