• Trump touts VP pick Pence as job creator, budget balancer
Trump touts VP pick Pence as job creator, budget balancer

His running mate largely unknown to the public, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is introducing Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a steady conservative with governing experience inside and outside of Washington . Trump added that the vote was "a long time ago". That drew a chuckle from both men. "I'm not a fan of the evangelical side", ...

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  • Former Marine kills three Baton Rouge officers, wounds three others
Former Marine kills three Baton Rouge officers, wounds three others

Some media reports linked Long to anti-Government groups including the New Freedom Group and the Sovereign Citizens. Authorities later identified 41-year-old Nicholas Tullier as an officer in critical condition. "I thought my own stuff; I made my own decisions; I'm the one who gotta listen to the judgment", Long added. The third officer killed wa...

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  • Dissident delegates seek showdown vote at convention
Dissident delegates seek showdown vote at convention

Top Trump adviser Paul Manafort called Kasich's behavior "petulant". Republican Donald Trump seized on the shooting deaths in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to bolster his case the United States is leaderless and he is the better candidate in the November 8 US presidential election to restore law and order than his rival, Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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  • China may set up air defence zone over South China Sea
China may set up air defence zone over South China Sea

If such an ADIZ were to be imposed, China would require all aircraft entering the designated airspace to identify themselves. China warned other countries yesterday against threatening its security in the South China Sea. Beijing issued two statements immediately after the arbitration ruling was announced. He was referring to the U.S. and seve...

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  • Turkish F-16s patrol skies days after failed coup
Turkish F-16s patrol skies days after failed coup

The arrests include Gen. Bekir Ercan Van, commander of the Incirlik Air Base, according to the Turkish President's office. Erdogan's chief military assistant was also detained, the broadcaster CNN Turk said. Some economists think that investment outflows and the widening of Turkey's current-account shortfall will put pressure on the lira. Re...

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  • Brexit: Boris Johnson is a liar - French Minister
Brexit: Boris Johnson is a liar - French Minister

In comments to Europe 1 radio, Jean-Marc Ayrault said Mr Johnson had lied to the British people during the recent European Union referendum campaign and would now be under pressure "to defend his country". "It wasn't the result they were expecting". The foreign secretary added that he had received a "charming" note from the French foreign minis...

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  • US Police Officers Killed in Baton Rouge Shooting
US Police Officers Killed in Baton Rouge Shooting

He has been identified as a former US Marine who served for five years. The gunman suspected in the deaths of three Baton Rouge police officers may have a Houston connection. The 29-year-old suspect, named as Gavin Long, was killed by police at the scene. While in the military, Long was awarded several medals, including one for good conduct, an...

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  • RNC Says Trump Will Bring Message Of Unity
RNC Says Trump Will Bring Message Of Unity

Donald Trump's campaign chairman say he ( Donald Trump ) never wanted a "yes man" on the ticket. We're voting next week - on Tuesday or Wednesday. "But in the issues you're raising, they're not disagreeing on fundamental things", Manafort said during an interview on " Fox News Sunday".

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  • Premier Li Wins Backing over South China Sea at ASEM Summit
Premier Li Wins Backing over South China Sea at ASEM Summit

Beijing defends the decision as aiming to speed up the commercial development of the region, but the move is expected to worsen the tension in the area. In a further show of defiance, Beijing followed the ruling by landing two civilian aircraft on new airstrips on disputed Mischief and Subi reefs and dispatched its coast guard to block a Philippi...

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  • Nikkei soars 4 pct on United States stocks rise, Abe's victory boosts confidence
Nikkei soars 4 pct on United States stocks rise, Abe's victory boosts confidence

In Japan , the Nikkei 225 soared 601.84 points, or 4%, to 15,106.98, gains that came as the yen relatively weakened against the US dollar, trading at 101.88, compared with the dollar earlier fetching as little as 100.42 yen. "Risk-taking sentiment has taken hold this week", he said. The yen tumbled because "the Bank of Japan is likely to add t...

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  • Lawyers: Cosby's accuser's police statement raises questions
Lawyers: Cosby's accuser's police statement raises questions

Bill Cosby is back in court. Going to trial will cement a brutal fall from grace for Cosby - America's once-treasured father figure, apparent model citizen and award-winning comedian who smashed through racial barriers and delighted audiences with his gentle, self-deprecating humor.

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  • Democratic convention will look to highlight Clinton's career
Democratic convention will look to highlight Clinton's career

Sen. The Democratic Convention will not only be an opportunity to solidify the party's platform and goals; it will also be an opportunity to portray Clinton as an experienced, empathetic, accomplished stateswoman to an audience whose support ranges from fanatical to skeptical.

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  • Kejriwal, AAP leaders do 'sewa' at Golden Temple
Kejriwal, AAP leaders do 'sewa' at Golden Temple

The "Langar" or community kitchen serves food to over 100,000 people every day. Kejriwal and others, who remained in the shrine for about an hour, also partook of "langar" (community food). The AAP, and Kejriwal, faced criticism from the Sikh community, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and radica...

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  • Draft GOP Platform Calls to Undo Marriage Equality, Endorses Conversion Therapy
Draft GOP Platform Calls to Undo Marriage Equality, Endorses Conversion Therapy

The party platform, however, is retaining language opposing the Obama administration's transgender bathroom mandate that all public schools allow boys to use girls' bathrooms and vice versa if they believe they are the opposite sex. Trillo is serving as a Republican electoral delegate for the third time . Fewer conservatives also oppose same-sex...

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  • U.S. bakers welcome House vote to pass federal GMO labeling bill
U.S. bakers welcome House vote to pass federal GMO labeling bill

It also pre-empts a 2004 state statute that requires manufacturers to label genetically engineered seeds. The bill would give major food-makers three options to notify consumers if a product contains GMO ingredients: words on the package, a symbol created by the Agriculture Department, or an electronic option such as a QR code that could be sca...

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  • Two arrested in Nice over truck attack
Two arrested in Nice over truck attack

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve told reporters Saturday that "it seems he was radicalized very quickly ". Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said that, after gunmen and suicide bombings, France was facing "a new kind of attack". And the French health minister Marisol Touraine today confirmed that 85 people are still in hospital following th...

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  • Special forces police guard Istanbul after coup bid
Special forces police guard Istanbul after coup bid

USA officials were working with Turkish officials to resume air operations quickly, the Pentagon said. At last count, government officials said at least 104 conspirators were killed in the unrest. A Turkish anti-riot police officer detains a Turkish soldier who allegedly took part in a military coup. "Turkey is going to leverage this issue and ...

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  • Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik's Peace TV after Dhaka attack
Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik's Peace TV after Dhaka attack

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik is scheduled to land in Mumbai from Saudi Arabia on Monday. The leader of the terror module Mohammad Ibrahim Yazdani had revealed to the NIA during interrogation that his inclination towards Daesh was also because of Zakir Naik.

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  • South China Sea Ruling May Trigger Domino Effect: Chinese Media
South China Sea Ruling May Trigger Domino Effect: Chinese Media

In a thinly veiled rebuke of the ruling, she said yesterday that it "severely jeopardises" Taiwan's sovereignty over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea and the surrounding waters. China, which claims nearly all of the South China Sea, has said the summit is "not a suitable place to discuss" the issue. He also called for renewed dialogue...

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  • Parliament to vote on renewing Britain's nuclear arsenal
Parliament to vote on renewing Britain's nuclear arsenal

They accused the Conservatives of "playing games with the Labour Party and trying to embarrass us" rather than taking a reasoned approach to the defence system. "We can not compromise on our national security". The Scottish National Party - which opposes the renewal - had called for the vote to be delayed to allow "proper scrutiny".

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