• Zika-Related Death Confirmed In Salt Lake County
Zika-Related Death Confirmed In Salt Lake County

A man in Riverside County and a woman in Fresno County were each infected with Zika virus while traveling overseas recently, according to health officials. It was contracted by a woman who had traveled outside of the U.S. Officials, at the time, said the woman was 55 but did not disclose any additional information about her.

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  • Beijing Sternly Warns Kerry on South China Sea
Beijing Sternly Warns Kerry on South China Sea

This comes a week before an global court in The Hague is due to give its decision on the territorial dispute between China and the Philippines on 12 July. Beijing claims almost all of the strategically vital South China Sea which is also claimed in part by Taiwan, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines.

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  • Kim Jong Un says North Korea will retaliate if United States uses rockets
Kim Jong Un says North Korea will retaliate if United States uses rockets

The move was in protest at new USA sanctions targeting leader Kim Jong-Un for a long list of serious human rights abuses, the first sanctions that name the leader of the isolated state. The announcement of the deployment of the THAAD system also drew a strong reaction from China. The North frequently threatens to attack the South and United Sta...

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  • Trivia Tuesday: National League All-Star Starters
Trivia Tuesday: National League All-Star Starters

I wasn't enough of a dynamic offensive player. "This morning I got up and didn't feel well". A good hitter is one who fails 70 percent of the time . He adds: "Oakland is more likely than not to be a better market five years from now than it is today".

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  • Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign says the Democratic candidate will appear in Springfield this week. Trump also emphasized Sanders' critique of Clinton's support for trade deals including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which she has since withdrawn.

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"Hillary Clinton Understands", Says Bernie Sanders

Just two weeks shy of the Democratic National Convention , Sanders , a self-described democratic socialist, congratulated Clinton for winning the nomination and vowed to do everything he could to help her beat presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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  • Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton, says will help her win
Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton, says will help her win

The Vermont senator saw his longshot bid for the White House quickly catch fire in 2015 at large-scale rallies where he denounced income inequality, the influence of Wall Street and the role of big money in politics - all part of a system he described as "rigged".

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  • Lawyer On Castile Shooting:
Lawyer On Castile Shooting: "Race Did Not Play A Part…"

Anti-cop threats and calls for violence on social media were massive after the police-involved shooting of Alton Sterling. Castile informed the officer he was a concealed weapons permit holder and that he was legally carrying a gun. "In the meantime, it is important for the NRA not to comment while the investigation is ongoing". (AP Photo/Joe...

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  • United States defense minister discusses cooperation with Iraq
United States defense minister discusses cooperation with Iraq

The ultimate goal, he added, was "the recapture of all of Iraqi territory by the Iraqi security forces, but of course Mosul is the biggest part of that". The Pentagon has announced it will deploy an additional 560 troops to Iraq to fight the extremist group the Islamic State. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hailed the success as a key step towar...

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  • Trump, Clinton running nearly even in Iowa
Trump, Clinton running nearly even in Iowa

The panel's chairman, GOP Rep. "Her "extreme carelessness" suggests she can not be trusted with the nation's most sensitive secrets if she is nevertheless elected president". Comey, and closed out the case. "Every case is different, every case has to be handled in the same way, every individual, whether they are a former secretary or anyone else,...

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  • Pro-LGBT Republicans circulate petition to force floor debate
Pro-LGBT Republicans circulate petition to force floor debate

Facing the possibility of a delegate rebellion at the convention next week, his campaign has been taking a hands-off approach to the platform debate. For both Republicans and Democrats, conventions serve as the official nominating process for presidential and vice presidential candidates, as well as the formal adoption of the party platform.

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  • Rauner announces bipartisan commission to improve school funding system
Rauner announces bipartisan commission to improve school funding system

The General Assembly and the governor ended up agreeing on a plan for next school that boosts funding for all school districts but does nothing to change the underlying formula used to divvy out the money. She said the group plans to meet at least monthly beginning in August. Members named so far include Republican State Senator Jason Barickman a...

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  • De La Soul Releases New Song
De La Soul Releases New Song "Action" For Angry Birds

After PayPal, CNN, and Amazon , another big name takes a big step towards abandoning Windows Phone. The confirmation came in the form of an email reply to a concerned gamer which was posted on Windows Central . The only devices that are still supported and updated are Android and OS devices. Presumably not powered by Windows Phone. Angry Bi...

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  • Senate passes Roberts-Stabenow GMO labeling bill, preempts Vermont's
Senate passes Roberts-Stabenow GMO labeling bill, preempts Vermont's

But some say there's a problem with allowing labeling via digital links and phone numbers. This is a slap in the face for all of the advocates that have worked hard to pass state-level measures because they believe strongly that labels should be transparent, and people should have the choice to decide whether or not they purchase and consume food...

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  • Mike Pence Attending Trump Rally in Westfield
Mike Pence Attending Trump Rally in Westfield

The business mogul told the Washington Post Monday that he still is deciding between five possible candidates, including Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, and expects to "make my mind up over the next three to four days". If, somehow, he didn't claim the nomination in Cleveland, Trump predicted "there'd be no such thing as a primary" anymore. "The botto...

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  • The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump seeks attack dog as running mate
The Wall Street Journal: Donald Trump seeks attack dog as running mate

Christie plays the role of attack dog with gusto; it's one he's assumed in recent months on the trail with Trump, and one typically suited to a vice presidential nominee. The two people that were killed in Louisiana and Minnesota, it was tough to watch. "We have to figure it out". "Was it training? Was it something else", Trump said.

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  • Dallas Gunman Changed After Military Service: Parents
Dallas Gunman Changed After Military Service: Parents

He was telling us how many more he wanted to kill, " Brown said. Johnson shot and killed five officers and wounded nine more officers and two civilians during a protest Thursday in downtown Dallas. A smaller group protested in the California state capital of Sacramento. "Get off the protest line and put in an application". Dallas Police Chief D...

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  • Clinton meets voluntarily with Federal Bureau of Investigation as part of private e-mail server probe
Clinton meets voluntarily with Federal Bureau of Investigation as part of private e-mail server probe

Speaking at a summit in Colorado on Friday, Lynch insisted that career agents and investigators with the Department of Justice are acting independently, and that their probe predates her tenure as attorney general. An impromptu meeting between Bill Clinton and the nation's top cop could further undermine Hillary Clinton¿s efforts to convince voters...

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  • GOP
GOP "dump Trump" rebels mobilize ahead of the convention

Ryan, who endorsed Trump in June, said those comments met the "textbook" definition of racism. "The battle is coming right now". Another was told in a phone call from the 12-year-old Trump supporter that those seeking to free the delegates were somehow plotting to steal nomination from the real estate developer and hand it to Jeb Bush.

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  • GOP Grills Lynch Over Clinton Email Investigation
GOP Grills Lynch Over Clinton Email Investigation

Lynch's testimony was in contrast to FBI Director James Comey's thorough answers to lawmakers about the case last week, an observation that was underlined by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte . Mr. Comey last week said Mrs. Clinton may well have broken federal laws by sending and receiving classified information on her secret serve...

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