• South China Sea Ruling: US Supporting Rule Of Law
South China Sea Ruling: US Supporting Rule Of Law

China is " strongly dissatisfied with and firmly opposed to " the United States statement , adding that it "lodged solemn representations with the USA side", a statement issued by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said . However, China has refused to participate in the hearings and has announced that it will not honor the tribunal's de...

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  • GOP plans to continue email probe against Clinton
GOP plans to continue email probe against Clinton

That's put pressure on the State Department to sort, classify and protect its information. Mr. Comey's comments could reinforce what polls show are widespread public concerns about Mrs. "I think that DNI Clapper should deny Hillary Clinton access to classified information during this campaign, given how she so recklessly handled classified info...

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  • Mariners' Cano quickly ousted in home run derby
Mariners' Cano quickly ousted in home run derby

These were the four best hitters the Home Run Derby produced. He walloped the top eight longest home runs on the evening, and almost touched 500 feet twice. Stanton's homer total flew past Bobby Abreu's 2005 record of 41, with 39 of the shots going farther than 440 feet and 15 of the homers going farther than 480 feet.

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  • OMG: Pokemon Go has officially launched in the UK
OMG: Pokemon Go has officially launched in the UK

This gives the company access to their personal information like Google drives, search history and emails. While the news anxious many , Niantic stated that "Pokémon GO only accesses basic Google profile information (specifically, your User ID and email address ) and no other Google account information is or has been accessed or collected...

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  • Who should be Trump's VP? You choose
Who should be Trump's VP? You choose

Mike Pence to serve as his vice presidential running mate, sources told the Indianapolis Star Thursday. Trump said he will formally announce his VP pick on Friday in Manhattan. But Trump has been seriously mulling several of the names on his short list in recent days, sources say. In this photo taken July 11, 2016, Republican Presid...

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  • Bodycam Video Shows Police Shooting Of Unarmed 19-Year-Old In Fresno
Bodycam Video Shows Police Shooting Of Unarmed 19-Year-Old In Fresno

The incident took place on 25 June, but footage has only just been released following a public backlash against the shooting, and the incident is being investigated. Chief Dyer, who had earlier called the shooting a "tragedy", acknowledged the video was gruesome, but said it was important for the public to be able to see it, the Associated Press ...

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  • Fresno police release body-cam footage of shooting of unarmed teen
Fresno police release body-cam footage of shooting of unarmed teen

In this image made from a June 25 police body-camera video released by Fresno Police Department , a police officer points a gun at Dylan Noble in Fresno, Calif . In the footage, we see a police officer stepping out of his vehicle and pointing a weapon at a truck, repeatedly ordering Noble to show his hands. Noble didn't have a gun; he had wha...

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  • Pistorius will not appeal sentence - lawyer
Pistorius will not appeal sentence - lawyer

The Supreme Court of Appeal in December ruled that Pistorius was guilty of murder , irrespective of who was behind the door when he opened fire with a high-calibre pistol he kept under his bed. He said his life "will never be the same again". Ultimately, "mitigating circumstances outweigh the aggravating factors", the judge said . A spokeswom...

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  • ACLU, other groups sue police over Baton Rouge protests
ACLU, other groups sue police over Baton Rouge protests

Parts of the shooting were captured on cellphone videos. The day after Alton Sterling was shot dead by a Baton Rouge police officer , authorities hand... Many of those arrested described a longer stay than they expected when detained by police. Some audience members chided police for what they said were the legitimate grievances of African-Ame...

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  • Is Trump Proposing Privatizing The VA?
Is Trump Proposing Privatizing The VA?

Constitution and under the current RNC rules as approved by the 2012 convention and as amended by the RNC pursuant to rule 12, and therefore binds certain delegates of the 2016 Republican National Convention". The Convention Rules Committee is expected to meet on Thursday and Friday. "I would not be in favor of changing it. I think we need to l...

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  • Does the return of Evan Bayh mean Democrats will retake the Senate?
Does the return of Evan Bayh mean Democrats will retake the Senate?

In the words of Joe Etling, Vigo County Democratic Party chairman, it's a "game changer" in the race for the seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. CNN reported on Monday that former Democratic U.S. Dan Coats, R-Ind. - "especially with a strong nominee who has the money, name identification and resources to win". Because of the way the Senate g...

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  • Trump closing the gap with Clinton after Federal Bureau of Investigation email decision, polls show
Trump closing the gap with Clinton after Federal Bureau of Investigation email decision, polls show

According to data and local discussion on Yik Yak, around half of all Millennial Bernie supporters (48 percent) said they are thinking about voting for a third-party candidate, The Hill reports . Hillary Clinton's campaign has been in a free fall in the polls ever since she announced her candidacy and no amount of keeping her out of the spotlight ...

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  • Republican convention speakers: Tebow, Newt
Republican convention speakers: Tebow, Newt

Others include professional golfer Natalie Gulbis and UFC president Dana White. Topping the list , presumably because he will lead the convocation at the launch of the convention, is Pastor Mark Burns, a televangelist who has become an important surrogate for Trump among evangelicals, who initially were wary of Trump because of the secul...

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  • Republican convention speakers: Tebow, Ivanka Trump, Gingrich, Lt. Gen. Flynn
Republican convention speakers: Tebow, Ivanka Trump, Gingrich, Lt. Gen. Flynn

White, the president of Ultimate Fighting Championship, will speak on the second night. The New York Times obtained a full roster of speakers, and the former Heisman Trophy victor and National Football League quarterback is among the nine people who will speak on the final night of the convention.

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  • Cameron's out, but Larry the Cat gets to stay at Downing Street
Cameron's out, but Larry the Cat gets to stay at Downing Street

Elected the Conservative Party leader in 2005, Cameron led a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats from 2010 to 2015, and then led his party to a majority in the 2015 general election . Many of those people, fed up with remote politicians and bureaucrats, voted to leave the EU. May, 59, today took charge as Prime Minister of Britain af...

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  • Lawmaker: North Carolina LGBT law will largely stay intact
Lawmaker: North Carolina LGBT law will largely stay intact

The change restores the right to sue in state court for discrimination. However, lawmakers shortened the statute of limitations from three years to one and refused to expand the list of protected classes to include sexual orientation or gender identity.

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  • Prominent Black Lives Matter activist to attend Obama meeting
Prominent Black Lives Matter activist to attend Obama meeting

That's a reality, and gets underlined every time there is a police-involved shooting involving someone who is black, as we saw most recently with the deaths of motorist Philando Castile in Minneapolis, Minn., and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La.

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  • Far from solving police, community issues: Obama
Far from solving police, community issues: Obama

BLM has continued to assemble most recently after the murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile at the hands of police officers. The longtime member of the NAACP said there is something wrong going on in America right now and he wants to show solidarity with protesters across the country.

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  • Gowdy: Lynch Hearing Was a Waste of Time
Gowdy: Lynch Hearing Was a Waste of Time

The decision outraged House Republicans, and on Monday Goodlatte and another committee chairman formally asked the Justice Department to investigate whether Clinton lied to Congress, a fresh challenge to the Democratic presidential candidate just months before the November election.

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  • Still no clue of hijacker who jumped out of plane in 1971
Still no clue of hijacker who jumped out of plane in 1971

For those who don't know the story, it's a fascinating one: On November 24, 1971, a man who identified himself as Dan Cooper boarded a flight at the Portland International Airport en route to Seattle , a 30-minute voyage. Badly decomposed $20 dollar bills were eventually found along the Columbia River, but no sign of Cooper. The FBI said the...

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