• Slain DART Officer Was a Newlywed
Slain DART Officer Was a Newlywed

The man also told negotiators that he had acted alone in the shooting and was unaffiliated with any group, Brown said, but it remains unclear whether that was the case. Breul said the last major ambush targeting police occurred at a coffee shop in Lakewood, Wash. on November 29, 2009, when a gunman walked in and opened fire on four city police ...

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  • USA airstrikes near Fallujah kill 250 ISIS fighters
USA airstrikes near Fallujah kill 250 ISIS fighters

Also on Wednesday, the USA said it would make $2.7bn (£2bn) available to the Iraqi government to help pay for its war against IS. On Wednesday, Jaafer Al-Husseini, the spokesman for a Shia militia called Kata'eb Hezbollah, said Iraqi forces supported by army helicopters destroyed more than 100 Islamic State vehicles, killing more than 60 terror...

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  • Are you happy Obama is keeping 8400 troops in Afghanistan?
Are you happy Obama is keeping 8400 troops in Afghanistan?

Obama had planned to drop troop levels from the current 9,800 to 5,500 by the end of 2016. But a Taliban resurgence and the Afghan military's continuing struggles have led Washington to rethink its exit strategy. The announcement to keep the bulk of American troops in Afghanistan came ahead of the two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit...

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  • John Kerry hopes Syrian army's temporary truce 'harbinger of possibilities to come'
John Kerry hopes Syrian army's temporary truce 'harbinger of possibilities to come'

It's not yet clear how the new nationwide truce, the first in such a big scope, will hold amid a complicated conflict, where tens of rebel groups are involved, including the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front and the Islamic State (IS) group, which are expected to be excluded from the new truce akin to the previous ones.

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  • 2 withdraw names from Trump VP list; 1 endorses Gov. Pence
2 withdraw names from Trump VP list; 1 endorses Gov. Pence

Still, he maintains that the GOP presumptive nominee is a candidate worthy of his support. The governor released this statement Wednesday: "Gov. Pence is flattered by the comments of Joni Ernst ". But she told Politico :"I made that very clear to him that I'm focused on Iowa ". "A lot of people are calling me that you wouldn't even think abo...

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  • After Obama Speaks In Canada, Chant Erupts That Many Will Find Chilling
After Obama Speaks In Canada, Chant Erupts That Many Will Find Chilling

The three nations have agreed to a goal for North America to reach 50 percent clean power generation by 2025. And it comes less than a week after Britain voted to exit the European Union. "My time in office may be nearing an end, but I know that Canada and the world will benefit from your leadership for years to come". Mexico also joined an exi...

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  • Boris Johnson's five point plan for Brexit
Boris Johnson's five point plan for Brexit

Fears over the Brexit vote, he continued, are "wildly overdone". On Saturday, an estimated 50,000 protesters took place in a rally in London, with speakers including musician Bob Geldof, who John said is encouraging "confusion about the EU" to the younger protesters.

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  • A 'great moral voice' - funeral held for holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel
A 'great moral voice' - funeral held for holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

People embrace outside the Fifth Avenue Synagogue during the funeral for Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in NY on July 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Sokolowski, File). President Barack Obama said of Wiesel on Saturday, "As a writer, a speaker, an activist, and a thinker, he was one of those people who changed the world more as a citizen ...

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  • Israeli troops raze West Bank homes, sparking clashes
Israeli troops raze West Bank homes, sparking clashes

The EU urges Israel to stop this policy and to reverse its recent decision. Also today, the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) confirmed that the Israeli authorities demolished two homes in Qalandia Refugee Camp in the occupied West Bank in the middle of last night.

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  • Standing out of conviction not ambition, says Gove
Standing out of conviction not ambition, says Gove

Mr Gove has been accused of treachery for his shock move on Thursday to run in the Tory leadership contest - which forced Mr Johnson out of the race in one of the most sensational days in recent British political history. Former defense secretary Liam Fox and Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom are also running, CNN says. During a speech on Thursd...

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  • Police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile cause protest in NYC
Police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile cause protest in NYC

You may not have grown up around people who are Black, but I have. They chronicle the staggering violence in the black community in disturbing videos in hopes of deterring young people from further carnage. "I do not believe in my heart that there was a gun", she said. The hustle man can sometimes be a bother - I don't particularly care to buy ...

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  • Indian govt warns against re-transmission of Peace TV illegally
Indian govt warns against re-transmission of Peace TV illegally

The home ministry is also reviewing permission to Naik's Islamic Research Foundation to receive donations from overseas under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. He said that if prominent personalities like Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar shared stage with Naik, "they were declared to be nationalist" and if he does it is declared "an...

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  • Mahoning County residents test positive for Zika virus
Mahoning County residents test positive for Zika virus

All of the cases were among people who had traveled to areas where mosquitoes carry the virus. O'dell Owens announced the case during a news conference Friday afternoon, where he said an area man in his 50s returned from a trip to the Caribbean, where he contracted the virus.

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  • FBI director explains 'distinction' between Hillary Clinton and David Petraeus investigations
FBI director explains 'distinction' between Hillary Clinton and David Petraeus investigations

Rep. Trey Gowdy's (R., SC) questions to FBI Director James Comey during a House Oversight Committee hearing on Thursday appeared to undermine Hillary Clinton's public defense of her use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state.

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  • US President Obama calls for police reform after fatal shootings
US President Obama calls for police reform after fatal shootings

Protests were also held in several other cities across the country Thursday night after a Minnesota officer on Wednesday fatally shot Philando Castile while he was in a auto with a woman and a child. "It is to say that, as a nation, we can and must do better to institute the best practices that reduce the appearance or reality of racial bias in law...

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  • Texas Lt. Gov.: Dallas BLM Protesters 'Hypocrites' For Running From Gunfire
Texas Lt. Gov.: Dallas BLM Protesters 'Hypocrites' For Running From Gunfire

But reading this Dallas Morning News article, it's seems one of Texas' top officials has gone off in his own unfortunate direction. "What hypocrites! " an audibly emotional Patrick said. Patrick's remarks, on the other hand, were a bit more combative. State Rep. Bill Zedler, R-Arlington, also criticized justice marches in general and blamed ...

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  • Australian ruling party inches closer to re-election win
Australian ruling party inches closer to re-election win

Whilst the Coalition is expected to form government, Turnbull will have to deal with ideological divisions within his party, as well as a hostile upper house Ssenate, which has the potential to the block legislation from the lower house. He said the government had won 74 seats in the House of Representatives and was likely to win another three as v...

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  • Obama condemns Dallas shootings, vows justice will be done
Obama condemns Dallas shootings, vows justice will be done

A visibly frustrated Obama urged Americans to push for local law enforcement reforms and said all Americans, regardless of race, should care about the treatment of blacks and Hispanics by police. President Barack Obama is about to make a statement on the Dallas Police shootings from Poland . "When people say "black lives matter", it doesn't me...

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  • Obama calls Dallas police chief, United States attorney general over shootings
Obama calls Dallas police chief, United States attorney general over shootings

But the Dallas attack appeared to come with complicating political layers for the president and the potential to mark a different sort of moment. He's not due back in Washington until Monday. Three other people have been arrested. In an article in the Financial Times as he arrived for his last summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation be...

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  • China confirms navy to hold drills in disputed sea
China confirms navy to hold drills in disputed sea

China and Japan are involved in a dispute in the East China over control of a group of islands located about 220 km (140 miles) northeast of Taiwan, known as the Senkakus in Japan and the Diaoyu Islands in China. China on Tuesday also started holding seven days of military drills around disputed islands in the sea. The manoeuvres will conclude on...

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