• Russian Prime Minister suspends sports ministry official named in doping report
Russian Prime Minister suspends sports ministry official named in doping report

Russia's state sports authorities and its Federal Security Service (FSB) were accused of "sample swapping" urine results and "falsifying results to show positives as negative", based on a report by the doping watchdog which is based in Montreal, Canada.

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  • Storms hit rural Minnesota, Wisconsin and MI
Storms hit rural Minnesota, Wisconsin and MI

No one in Litchfield has been reported injured, Sheriff Brian Cruze said, and around 9 p.m., the city was underway cleaning up the aftermath of the storm. County Engineer Chris Byrd said numerous gravel roads have washed out, and many are probably still underwater. In nearby Iron County, the sheriff's department says a 56-year-old man from Mont...

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  • Afghan teen killed after injuring passengers on German train
Afghan teen killed after injuring passengers on German train

After the attack began, a passenger pulled the train's emergency brake, and the suspect fled, Mr. Herrmann said. Police shot and killed the attacker, various news organizations are reporting. Coming so soon after the attack in Nice on Bastille Day, where 84 people died, commentators say the attack is likely to deepen worries about so-called "lo...

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  • Situation in Kashmir valley tense, mob attacks Army camp in Bandipora
Situation in Kashmir valley tense, mob attacks Army camp in Bandipora

Curfew imposed in the valley in wake of the protest continued today for tenth consecutive day. Violent protests have rocked Kashmir since July 9 following killing of Burhan Wani and two of his associated in an encounter with security forces a day earlier in Kokernag area of Anantnag district.

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  • Baton Rouge Shooter, Ex-Marine, Had No Known Ties To Radical Groups
Baton Rouge Shooter, Ex-Marine, Had No Known Ties To Radical Groups

Rest assured, every resource available to the State of Louisiana will be used to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice. The day after five police officers were fatally shot during a protest in Dallas, 29-year-old black man Gavin Long took to YouTube to express a controversial view on the incident.

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  • Missouri delegates in majority on GOP rules vote
Missouri delegates in majority on GOP rules vote

The Trump camp is said to be "livid" at the revived push. It's just to embarrass the Republican nominee. Protests erupted again and much of the Colorado delegation walked out with others considering walking out at some point later in the convention, potentially during the roll call confirming the nomination of Trump.

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  • United Nations chief calls on Iran to stop conducting missile launches
United Nations chief calls on Iran to stop conducting missile launches

Ayatollah Khamenei said the U.S. has so far failed to fulfill a major part of its obligations under the JCPOA but Iran has abided by its commitments. "While it is for the Security Council to interpret its own resolutions, I am concerned that those ballistic missile launches are not consistent with the constructive spirit demonstrated by the signi...

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  • Stop Trump effort stopped on RNC floor
Stop Trump effort stopped on RNC floor

When party leaders by acclamation declared the opponents' efforts a failure for lack of votes, pandemonium erupted on the floor of the Cleveland basketball arena where Trump is due to be formally nominated this week. We are now in uncharted territory. Plus 15,000 journalists and thousands of other party grandees, lawmakers and guests. This June 7...

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  • US envoy to Ankara rejects suggestions US backed abortive coup in Turkey
US envoy to Ankara rejects suggestions US backed abortive coup in Turkey

A Turkish minister said Sunday more than 6,000 people had been arrested and the number would rise. Authorities have rounded up almost 3,000 suspected military plotters, ranging from top commanders to foot soldiers, and the same number of judges and prosecutors after forces loyal to Erdogan crushed the attempted coup on Saturday.

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  • Pence en route to Cleveland for convention, GOP ticket
Pence en route to Cleveland for convention, GOP ticket

After a more than five-minute unannounced break, a Steve Womack, deputy chair of the convention emerged and sought recognition of a delegate from Utah. Donald Trump won New York's Republican primary in a landslide in April, but it wasn't a clean sweep. Campaign chairman Paul Manafort said Trump would "eventually" outline policy specifics, b...

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  • Tuki assumes charge as Arunachal CM
Tuki assumes charge as Arunachal CM

Khaliko Pul, on the pretext of attending the launch of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) in Guwahati , had taken all supporting MLAs- 30 rebel Congress, 11 BJP and two independents along and housed in safety in hotels. He said today's developments indicate that people have innate faith in Congress in providing a stable and development orie...

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  • Turkish President Erdogan detains 6000 after coup
Turkish President Erdogan detains 6000 after coup

Turkish citizens wave their national flags as they protest against the military coup outside Turkey's parliament near the Turkish military headquarters in Ankara, Turkey . Minister of Agriculture Faruk Celik told a crowd gathered in Ankara , "To those who want to drag us into chaos by causing trouble and staging a coup, you should know nobody...

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  • Republican National Convention opens; Trump to make early visit
Republican National Convention opens; Trump to make early visit

Some of those involved in the meeting warned about reading too much into the delegation's stance that the rules discussion should involve roll call votes rather than voice ratification. Clinton, during remarks Monday at the NAACP's annual convention, said there was no justification for directing violence at law enforcement. "This was about rules ...

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  • Owen Smith To Launch Labour Leadership Bid
Owen Smith To Launch Labour Leadership Bid

A meeting of the Labour NEC on Thursday ruled that union affiliates who had joined in the last six months would be barred from voting, bringing them into line with the previously declared rules on people who have joined as full members. "That's what I will be doing throughout this campaign; setting out the vision and policies that can unite the p...

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  • GOP leaders approve convention rules, block insurgents
GOP leaders approve convention rules, block insurgents

Mike Lee of Utah - an ally of Texas Sen. Lee told CNN's Dana Bash the protest wasn't about sour grapes. Republican aides said delegates from Maine, Minnesota and the District of Columbia had removed their names from petitions demanding a roll call - a practice that was eased by a rules change when the committee met last week.

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  • Will conventions change views of Trump and Clinton?
Will conventions change views of Trump and Clinton?

Not just for those officers and their grieving families, but for all of us". Half of voters - 50 percent - say she doesn't have the right judgment to make a good president based upon what they know about the FBI investigation into her email practices, versus 33 percent who say she has the right judgment.

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  • South Sudan President rejects any additional foreign peacekeepers
South Sudan President rejects any additional foreign peacekeepers

If situation worsens, we will not be able to evacuate u. "It's a relief. It's a tremendous relief, actually, because the situation that we were in there since last Friday was very tense". "I don't want any more bloodshed in South Sudan ", Kiir said . It is reliably learnt that of the 600, only 300 have said that they wanted to leave in the ...

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  • Dallas sniper Micah Johnson changed after army deployment, parents say
Dallas sniper Micah Johnson changed after army deployment, parents say

Paul, Minnesota, killed two black men. The mother claimed the woman who accused her son of sexual harassment was doing "something she wasn't supposed to be doing" with a higher-ranking military official and was confronted by Johnson. "My particular threat was a post from a private Facebook to our Dallas Police Department Facebook", he said. L...

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  • May urges Parliament to vote to renew nuclear sub fleet, keep deterrence
May urges Parliament to vote to renew nuclear sub fleet, keep deterrence

She will say that abandoning Britain's nuclear deterrent would be a "reckless gamble" and "misplaced idealism". The final vote was expected at 10 pm on Monday, when MPs are expected to vote in favor of renewing Trident , given that Corbyn has given the Parliamentary Labour Party a free vote on the issue.

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  • World's first solar-powered aircraft arrives at Cairo airport
World's first solar-powered aircraft arrives at Cairo airport

The Solar Impulse 2 is set to land in Abu Dhabi next, the same place where it began its journey in March 2015. This plane has a wider wingspan than a Boeing 747 jet (236 feet vs. Solar Impulse 2 resumed the circumnavigation in April 2016, when it flew to California. "Thanks to clean technologies, today you can reconcile economy and ecology.

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