• Dallas Police Chief: Shooter Scrawled in Blood
Dallas Police Chief: Shooter Scrawled in Blood

Reached by The Associated Press late Friday, Saputo said Hughes hasn't "ruled out" taking legal action against Dallas police. The department said it has sent K-9 officers in for a secondary search. A day earlier, Alton Sterling was shot in Louisiana after being pinned to the pavement by two white officers. Johnson was killed in a confrontation wi...

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  • Death of Rebel Leader Fuels Renewed Anger Kashmir
Death of Rebel Leader Fuels Renewed Anger Kashmir

In retaliatory action by the security forces, one youth was injured, officials said, adding he succumbed while being shifted to hospital. While a curfew and restrictions imposed by Indian authorities continued for the fifth consecutive day, the entire region observed a complete shutdown of businesses and offices to protest Indian rule in disputed...

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  • Indian-held Kashmir observes Martyr's Day
Indian-held Kashmir observes Martyr's Day

On the fifth day of the violence, a complete strike is being observed all across the valley whereas curfew has also been imposed by the Indian authorities in order to prevent protests. Kashmir is divided between India and Pakistan, and most Kashmiris in the side under India's control want independence or a merger with Pakistan .

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  • Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull claims victory after close Australian election
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull claims victory after close Australian election

Another six seats are still in doubt. The Australian Electoral Commission called the winners of all 150 seats, showing the ruling conservative Liberal Party, in coalition with the rural-based Nationals, had secured the 76 seats of Parliament needed to govern.

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  • Sanders will not pursue more platform changes
Sanders will not pursue more platform changes

The RCP rolling average has Trump up 0.2 points on Clinton head-to-head, and up 0.8 points in a four-way race. The two presumptive nominees are heading into July nominating conventions where they are to formally become the Democratic and Republican candidates who will square off in the November 8 presidential election.

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  • Trump, Supreme Court justice double down in war of words
Trump, Supreme Court justice double down in war of words

Once again, the billionaire popular presidential candidate gives a concrete example of the saying: any publicity is good publicity. "We all know that the justices on the Supreme Court have political views". The nine-member court now has one vacancy following the death of conservative stalwart Antonin Scalia and Republicans' refusal to consider ...

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  • Obama announces slowdown of troop withdrawal from Afghanistan
Obama announces slowdown of troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The NATO decision, however, relied on the US remaining in Afghanistan to provide security, logistics and other support for the allies, particularly German troops working with Afghan forces in the north and Italian troops doing the same in the west.

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  • MU Law School poll shows Clinton Leading Trump in Wisconsin
MU Law School poll shows Clinton Leading Trump in Wisconsin

When third party candidates are not considered, Trump leads the poll in both Pennsylvania in Florida, while the candidates remain tied in Ohio . And in OH the two continue to be locked in a tie with 41 percent each, which is just a slight change from the June 21 result, which found a 40-40 percent tie.

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  • Congress sends Obama compromise bill to curb drug abuse
Congress sends Obama compromise bill to curb drug abuse

After months of wrangling, the Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday, 92-2, to pass the bill that has also been approved by the U.S. House of Representatives. "Addiction is a deadly disease that can not be solved simply by throwing victims in jail". At least half, HHS said, of those deaths involved a prescription opioid.

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  • More banks close in South Sudan over insecurity
More banks close in South Sudan over insecurity

Since Thursday, heavy fighting has been reported between the forces of the Sudan People's Liberation Army, loyal to President Salva Kiir , and the SPLA in Opposition, loyal to First Vice President, Riek Machar . "We remain very anxious about the potential for the resumption of violence and spillover into other parts of the country, as we have see...

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  • China reserves right to declare air defense zone
China reserves right to declare air defense zone

China has accused the Philippines of having "deliberately mischaracterized" disputes in the South China Sea , after an global tribunal ruled that Beijing's claims to areas of the resource-rich sea have no basis. Military tensions in the sea had already spiked in the lead-up to the verdict. "If our security is being threatened, of course we h...

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  • Nabam Tuki resumes duty as Arunachal CM
Nabam Tuki resumes duty as Arunachal CM

Sibal also demanded a thorough probe into the alleged taped conversations of BJP leaders with a businessman conspiring to topple the Congress government with the same "alacrity" as the one initiated against Harish Rawat in Uttarakhand. Noting it was "probably the first time" that President's rule imposed by a Central Government has been reversed by...

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  • Owen Smith To Fight For Labour Leadership
Owen Smith To Fight For Labour Leadership

Speaking on BBC radio, Smith said: "Jeremy Corbyn has been right about a lot of things but he is not a leader who can lead us into an election and win for Labour ". Angela Eagle, the former shadow business secretary, presented on Monday her candidacy for the leadership, supported by 51 nominations from PLP colleagues.

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  • Boris Johnson Appointed Foreign Secretary As Theresa May Names First Cabinet
Boris Johnson Appointed Foreign Secretary As Theresa May Names First Cabinet

Speaking outside Downing Street earlier, Ms May promised to lead a One Nation government, boost social mobility and tackle "burning injustice" as she described her mission as "to make Britain a country that works for everyone". He was also a significant backer of May's leadership campaign and, like her, was a "Remain" campaigner in Britain's Europe...

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  • Zimbabwe pastor charged with trying to overthrow government
Zimbabwe pastor charged with trying to overthrow government

Magistrate Vakayi Chikwekwe said prosecutors presented different charges from those read out to Mawarire when he was arrested. According to the state, the accused, who is the founder of ThisFlag media, went on the social media inciting the citizens to revolt against the government.

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  • AirAsia to procure 100 Airbus A321neo passenger aircrafts
AirAsia to procure 100 Airbus A321neo passenger aircrafts

While Airbus won its first direct purchase contract with Vietnamese carrier, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, after the airline signed a MoU for 10 A320ceo aircraft. Undisclosed Chinese customer signs commitment for 30 737 planes, worth more than $3 billion at list prices. Boeing would be working with Donghai Airlines to finalize the details of the ...

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  • Taiwan Sends Warship to South China Sea After Tribunal Ruling
Taiwan Sends Warship to South China Sea After Tribunal Ruling

China has violated the Philippines' sovereign rights in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) through its large-scale activities in the South China Sea, an worldwide tribunal ruled. The disputes have also increased friction between China and the United States, which has ramped up its military presence in the region as China has expanded its navy's re...

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  • Rouhani hails N-deal as Iran's diplomatic finesse in 1 year anniv.
Rouhani hails N-deal as Iran's diplomatic finesse in 1 year anniv.

The agreement called for caps on Iran's nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions . Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of his country's landmark nuclear deal with the USA and other world powers with a warning that Tehran could quickly restore its nuclear capacity if the terms of acc...

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  • Theresa May becomes new Britain's Prime Minister
Theresa May becomes new Britain's Prime Minister

Speaking outside her new home, 10 Downing Street , May delivered a message directed at the British population from all walks of life. Theresa May then became Britain's new leader, accepting an invitation to govern from Queen Elizabeth II.

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  • Summer Reading Club Participants Can Win Fire Truck Ride to School
Summer Reading Club Participants Can Win Fire Truck Ride to School

The Carson Foundation has provided a grant of almost $1,250 to purchase supplies, prizes, snacks, and as reading incentives for the Summer Reading Club at Carson City Public Library and Crystal Community Library. The draw will take place on Wednesday, August 31. The challenge begins at the Bramley Way-based library this Friday, July 16, running u...

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