• President Obama To Speak At Dallas Memorial Service
President Obama To Speak At Dallas Memorial Service

Obama cut short a European trip following the attack and the shootings days earlier by police of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota which prompted the Dallas march and similar protests in other USA cities. Bush called for unity of strength, love and self-control rather than one of grief or fear on Tuesday. Before an audience made up mostly ...

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  • GOP platform gets official Trump makeover - see what was decided
GOP platform gets official Trump makeover - see what was decided

Sanders staffers worked with the Democratic National Committee to draft a platform that both groups can agree on. Dump Trump advocates say they have at least 400 delegate supporters but won't provide more detail. Led by some of the nation's most anti-gay politicians and even the head of an anti-gay hate group, Republicans late Tuesday voted o...

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  • California lawyers split from Cosby in latest legal shakeup
California lawyers split from Cosby in latest legal shakeup

Bill Cosby has terminated his relationship with attorney Christopher Tayback and the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, USA Today reported . According to a Los Angeles Business Journal article in 2014, Agrusa is a partner in the Liner law firm's litigation department, with a practice focused on consumer false-labeling claims and comp...

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  • UK shelves balanced budget goal as Brexit vote roils economy
UK shelves balanced budget goal as Brexit vote roils economy

Still, Gove portrayed himself as a politician of conviction who broke with Prime Minister David Cameron, a friend, over a long-standing belief that Britain could not be truly sovereign inside the European Union, and with Johnson because he realized this week that "for all Boris' formidable talents, he was not the right person for the task".

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  • Solar-powered plane leaves Spain for Egypt on penultimate leg of global trip
Solar-powered plane leaves Spain for Egypt on penultimate leg of global trip

The flight, piloted by Swiss man Andre Borschberg, is expected to last 50 hours and 30 minutes. André Borschberg, Solar Impulse's co-founder, CEO and co-pilot, took to Twitter after landing in Egypt to stress on the importance of using clean energy and encouraging further development of clean technologies.

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  • Six Flags amusement park in Maryland closed after receiving threat
Six Flags amusement park in Maryland closed after receiving threat

Both were eventually cleared as non-explosives, and a further sweep of the park found no suspicious activity. PGFD is on location at @ SixFlagsDC as we investigate a suspicious package in park after a threat was received. The Prince George's County Fire Department bomb squad is conducting an investigation. According to WJLA in Washington, DC...

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  • Pakistan says school attack mastermind killed by US drone
Pakistan says school attack mastermind killed by US drone

In Kabul, the USA military confirmed it had conducted a counterterrorism strike in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Sunday but gave no details. Khurasani is operating in Peshawar and Mohmand and is believed to be the main character involved in extortion and targeted killings in the provincial capital and the tribal region.

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  • Australia in limbo as count resumes in cliffhanger election
Australia in limbo as count resumes in cliffhanger election

While many countries vote with a ballot paper and pencil, Australia is a special case because compulsory voting led to extraordinarily large voter turnouts. The Australian dollar and shares dipped in early trade on Monday after no clear victor emerged, pointing to policy paralysis ahead and perhaps threatening the country's triple A credit rating...

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  • Tags: spl, aircraft, sent, evacuate, Indians, Sudan
Tags: spl, aircraft, sent, evacuate, Indians, Sudan

The US embassy, Doctors Without Borders and the International Medical Corps were among organizations pulling out their staffs from South Sudan. Currently, there are 15 Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, soldiers in South Sudan. Government forces had erected roadblocks to demand money from those fleeing. Displaced people had sought for shelter...

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  • Wednesday forecast: Mostly sunny with a chance of afternoon rain
Wednesday forecast: Mostly sunny with a chance of afternoon rain

Take the bus, carpool, bike, or walk instead of drive. In fact, heat advisories are likely over the next few days. There's a better chance of showers and thunderstorms popping up here and there Thursday . The weather service says no significant relief from the heat is in the extended forecast. Tuesday night there is a 60 percent chance of sh...

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  • Rory McIlroy Sounds Off on the Olympics
Rory McIlroy Sounds Off on the Olympics

I have made it pretty clear in my stance on the Olympics and golf in the Olympics. Ryder Cup-winning captain Paul McGinley wants fellow Irishman Rory McIlroy to knuckle down and focus on his Open challenge. "Great, young talents carrying it and pushing it. I'm willing to take that little bit of risk there is and go play". Seen a couple different ...

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  • U.S. president cuts short first visit to Spain
U.S. president cuts short first visit to Spain

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called on protesters, police and the public to open their hearts and drop their preconceptions to deal with racism and violence in the country. "We've turned the responsibility of the security detail for the president to our law enforcement partners". "I would hope that police organisations are also respectful...

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  • Dallas police boost security after new threat
Dallas police boost security after new threat

Protests against police violence toward black men have continued in Chicago for a third consecutive day. "I'd do it again". Police forces around the country are on high alert following Thursday's massacre that also injured seven, in addition to the five officers who were killed in the line of duty.

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  • United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn wins fight to defend position
United Kingdom opposition leader Corbyn wins fight to defend position

The MP for Pontypridd said "working people can not afford to have a Labour Party that does not provide a powerful opposition and credible alternative government". "I would hope there isn't going to be a legal challenge". But the 46-year-old has been a member of the Labour party since he was 16, and was special advisor to Paul Murphy, the L...

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  • Auto bomb kills nine in Rashidiya, north of Baghdad
Auto bomb kills nine in Rashidiya, north of Baghdad

Carter's claim that further troops may be committed to the fight comes just one day after he announced that the administration approved increasing the USA troop level cap in Iraq by 560. The planned force levels allow NATO allies to remain in regional hubs around Afghanistan, with Germany in the north, Italy in the west, Turkey in the capital of Ka...

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  • Indonesia's statement on South China Sea dissatisfying: China's experts
Indonesia's statement on South China Sea dissatisfying: China's experts

On Tuesday afternoon, the tribunal ruled that China's nine-dash line is invalid. Beijing's territorial claims to the islands partly overlap those of the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan , while Beijing also has ongoing territorial disputes in the area with Malaysia and Brunei.

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  • Egypt Authorities 'Using Abduction And Torture'
Egypt Authorities 'Using Abduction And Torture'

In January, the interior ministry acknowledged that more than 100 people whose relative complained of an enforced disappearance had been in their custody, adding that they had been lawfully detained. One of the cases in the report is that of 14-year-old Mazen Mohamed Abdallah, who was taken from his home in the Nasser City district of Cairo by NSA ...

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  • Tennessee governor shares thoughts on Black Lives Matter movement
Tennessee governor shares thoughts on Black Lives Matter movement

The polarization of political and racial issues will only lead to more hate , anger and killing. Then he offered his assessment of the movement which has organized protests across the country in response to the deaths of African-Americans after encounters with police.

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  • Quinnipiac: Donald Edges Hillary in Swing States
Quinnipiac: Donald Edges Hillary in Swing States

Surely the Sanders people are not going to be wooed by Trump's nasty accusation that Sanders' endorsement is now "Exhibit A in our rigged system - the Democrat Party is disenfranchising its voters to benefit the select and privileged few".

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  • Narendra Modi boosts Ties between India and Kenya
Narendra Modi boosts Ties between India and Kenya

He said the historical people-to-people ties between the two countries have provided a strong basis for a wide-ranging partnership which extended "from agriculture and health to developmental assistance, from trade and commerce to investment, from closer contact between our people to capacity building, from regular political consultations to defenc...

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