• Dallas police chief: gunman was planning larger attacks
Dallas police chief: gunman was planning larger attacks

During a long standoff with police, Johnson told negotiators that he was upset over recent police-involved shootings of blacks and wanted to kill white people, especially white police officers. Police took them out of the building on Friday morning. "I approved it", Brown said. Protester Timothy Maymon suggests police should be retrained to sho...

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  • Dallas Shooter Wrote 'RB' on Wall Using Blood, Police Chief Says
Dallas Shooter Wrote 'RB' on Wall Using Blood, Police Chief Says

The chief said that Johnson taunted cops, sang about his deeds, and demanded a Black negotiator during his two-hour standoff with cops before being killed by a remote-operated police bomb. The large crime scene includes the parking garage where Johnson was killed and at least two other sites where he is believed to have fired at officers.

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  • David Cameron's last day as British prime minister
David Cameron's last day as British prime minister

And that in the end, the public service, the national interest, that is what it is all about. Mr Cameron added to the Labour leader: "It gives me the opportunity to put a rumour to rest as well, even more serious than the Strictly Come Dancing one - you'll appreciate this because El Gato, your cat, is particularly famous - the rumour that I som...

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  • Syrian army extends truce for another 72 hours
Syrian army extends truce for another 72 hours

Heavy aerial and artillery bombardment had at times made the Castello Road impassable. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rebels fired more than 300 shells at western, government-held neighbourhoods in response to government advances towards the Castello Road.

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  • Amit Shah will launch Northeast alliance in Assam tomorrow
Amit Shah will launch Northeast alliance in Assam tomorrow

BJP leaders are now trying to save face by denying that the verdict is a setback for the party, saying that infighting within the state Congress was behind the events. "The conclave will come out with a Guwahati Declaration focusing on three issues ranging from local to national to global importance", Sarma said. Assam based Ganashakti party is...

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  • 5 homes destroyed by Colorado wildfire
5 homes destroyed by Colorado wildfire

Authorities tell the Denver Post that the men left a poorly extinguished campfire, forcing evacuations of almost 2,000 people southwest of Boulder. The suspects, identified as Jimmy Andrew Suggs and Zackary Ryan Kuykendall, face fourth degree arson each, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office.

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  • Death toll from Iraq bombing climbs
Death toll from Iraq bombing climbs

Iraqi officials say the death toll from Sunday's devastating truck bombing at a bustling Baghdad commercial street has climbed to 142. He told Reuters in an interview last month that a recent spate of IS bombings in Baghdad would not end unless "disorder" plaguing Iraq's security apparatus was rectified.

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  • Sacramento delegates respond to Sanders endorsement ahead of convention
Sacramento delegates respond to Sanders endorsement ahead of convention

Bernie Sanders (L) endorsed Clinton in Portsmouth , New Hampshire, US. Ahead of the NY primary, he alleged that Clinton wasn't qualified to be president - a statement he later walked back - after Clinton declined to say whether she thought Sanders was qualified.

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  • Hague Tribunal Ruling Backs Philippines; Will China Fight or Flee?
Hague Tribunal Ruling Backs Philippines; Will China Fight or Flee?

The EU has "full confidence" in the arbitration panel and its procedures, Tusk told reporters. It was the Aquino administration that filed the case to the worldwide court, questioning China's nine-dash line that claims nearly the entire South China Sea.

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  • India PM in emergency meeting over Kashmir
India PM in emergency meeting over Kashmir

The prime minister will take the cabinet into confidence on these measures and also chalk out future course of action on that issue. Around 300 people have been injured, including almost 100 police, and hospitals say they are overwhelmed.

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  • Watch Giancarlo Stanton's Record Home Run Derby Performance
Watch Giancarlo Stanton's Record Home Run Derby Performance

If I was one or two away, we would have had to go to replay. And in the process, Stanton saved Marlins fans money on future tickets in the process - albeit not as much as some originally thought. This year it was rookie phenom Corey Seager in the long ball contest and he improved on Pederson's first round; however, it was not enough to advance ...

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  • Obama to Leave More Troops Than Planned in Afghanistan
Obama to Leave More Troops Than Planned in Afghanistan

Mr. Obama said the decision, which will reduce the USA force from the current 9,800 troops, won't alter the soldiers' narrow missions of training and advising Afghan security forces, and waging counterterrorism operations. Arizona Sen. John McCain, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, said it was hard to see any rationale for withdrawing a...

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  • Kevin Durant's Warriors jersey is already a hot sell
Kevin Durant's Warriors jersey is already a hot sell

A team wins the National Basketball Association title one year and wins a league-record 73 games the next season and makes it back to the playoff finals but falls just short in a seven-game series. I knew that was apart of this whole deal, that's just the life we live. And it's the best decision for me. Still, Durant went to bed Sunday "torn" and...

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  • 'Abdication Of Responsibility': Lynch Refuses To Answer To House Judiciary
'Abdication Of Responsibility': Lynch Refuses To Answer To House Judiciary

He cited recent comments from FBI Director James Comey to back up Clinton's own statements that she used the private server simply as a matter of convenience. "I can tell you that I am extremely proud of the tremendous work of the dedicated prosecutors and agents on this matter". Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton extended ...

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  • Lynch says she uses government email for official business
Lynch says she uses government email for official business

Lynch's testimony before the House Judiciary Committee comes a day after House Republicans formally asked the Department of Justice and the FBI to investigate whether Clinton had lied to Congress last fall when she said she did not have classified information on her server.

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  • Azerbaijanis celebrate end of Ramadan
Azerbaijanis celebrate end of Ramadan

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Ghana's main opposition leader, has appealed to Muslims on the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr festival to pray for "peace and prosperity". In the United States, Eid is not a federal holiday. The date for the start of any lunar Hijri month varies based on the observation of the new moon by local religious authorities, so the ex...

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  • David Cameron prepares to hand over to Theresa May
David Cameron prepares to hand over to Theresa May

After the meeting, removal vans arrived in Downing Street. Mrs May will take up office as Britain's second woman PM on Wednesday, after Mr Cameron answers MPs' questions in the House of Commons for the last time and goes to Buckingham Palace to offer his resignation to the Queen.

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  • Led Strikes Pound Daesh in Iraq, Kill 250 Fighters
Led Strikes Pound Daesh in Iraq, Kill 250 Fighters

Al-Qaim is 330 kilometers (205 miles) northwest of Fallujah. Earlier this month, Brennan told Congress that the US battle against the Islamic State has not yet curbed the group's global reach and that they are expected to plot more attacks on the West and incite violence by lone wolves.

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  • FBI Director Comey: Petraeus case worse than Clinton's emails
FBI Director Comey: Petraeus case worse than Clinton's emails

Comey was called to appear before the oversight committee on July 7, where Republican lawmakers grilled him on his decision not to recommend charges. "You'll have one, you'll have one in the next few hours", Chaffetz promised with a laugh. According to Comey , while Clinton did make statements that proved to be untrue , the case did not warr...

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  • Cameron holds his last Cabinet meeting
Cameron holds his last Cabinet meeting

He was part of her campaign team, having worked alongside her as a junior Home Office minister. Ms Leadsom was Ms May's only rival in the leadership race. If the NEC rules he needs to be nominated by MPs, it could spark a legal challenge. She came out against the idea of a snap poll when she launched her bid to become Conservative leader on June ...

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