• Seven Chicago officers face firing for role in 2014 shooting of teen
Seven Chicago officers face firing for role in 2014 shooting of teen

The decision by Superintendent Eddie Johnson, announced today by a Police Department spokesman, comes almost two years after Officer Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots at McDonald, who was 17 and black. "He gets the crisis that we are in and how to solve it", said Jedidiah Brown, a leader of a group called Chicago Life, which has participated in prote...

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  • Turkish prosecutors seek 2 life sentences for Gulen
Turkish prosecutors seek 2 life sentences for Gulen

Turkey's First Deputy Prime Minister Omer Faruk Korkmaz praised Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani's support for Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his great stance against the failed coup attempt, which proved the distinct relations between both countries and their peoples.

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  • Monstrous California wildfire drives over 80000 from homes
Monstrous California wildfire drives over 80000 from homes

Structures have been destroyed in the fire, but fire officials said they couldn't provide estimates of how many homes or buildings were burned. The fire is shooting flames 80 to 100 feet high. Aircraft were dumping water on the flames that snaked along ridgetops. A fire in California grew from five acres to 1,000 acres within an hour, torching ...

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  • Democrats have 'failed and betrayed' African-Americans
Democrats have 'failed and betrayed' African-Americans

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he arrives to speak to supporters at a rally at Erie Insurance Arena on August 12, 2016 in Erie, Pennsylvania. "The problem in our poorest communities is not that there are too many police". Speaking to Fox News after visiting the city's police, Trump said that initial evidence showe...

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  • Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton is 'against the police'
Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton is 'against the police'

She said: "With each passing Trump attack, it becomes clearer that his strategy is just to say about Hillary Clinton what's true of himself". They've taken advantage of the African-American citizen. Trump also accused Clinton and Democrats of deepening racial divides and fostering "the unsafe anti-police atmosphere in America". Earlier Tuesday, T...

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  • Republican Party seeking Hispanic votes with new social media campaign
Republican Party seeking Hispanic votes with new social media campaign

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said in a statement that the videos are meant to "generate greater conversation and understanding of what the Republican Party stands for". House Speaker Paul Ryan said he "completely disagree (d)" with the comments. However, conservative Hispanics say that immigration is not the only issue the group is anxious about a...

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  • Amnesty International slapped with sedition charges; protest erupt
Amnesty International slapped with sedition charges; protest erupt

Amnesty International had organised the event as part of a campaign to seek justice for "victims of human rights violations" in Jammu and Kashmir, which took an ugly turn with heated exchanges and alleged raising of anti-India and anti-Army slogans.

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  • Donald Trump and the Middle East
Donald Trump and the Middle East

Trump said as soon as he becomes President, he will ask the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security to identify a list of regions where adequate screening can not take place. "They want us to do what's necessary to defeat ISIS". He also challenged Clinton's fitness to be president, declaring she lacks the "mental and physical sta...

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  • Tourist boat, speedboat collision in Greece leaves 3 dead
Tourist boat, speedboat collision in Greece leaves 3 dead

Those who died include the captain of the ship carrying the vacationers, a two-year-old, one man and the person found underwater. Among the most seriously wounded is a 29-year-old woman, foreign national, who has suffered a partial amputation of her left leg and a 16-year old male with injuries on his chest and airway.

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  • Ford targets 2021 for delivering driverless cars for the mass market
Ford targets 2021 for delivering driverless cars for the mass market

Fields also cast Ford's mission to develop fully autonomous vehicles as directly in line with Henry Ford's vision of making cars that are affordable and accessible to middle-class people and therefore benefiting society by making travel easier.

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  • Murray makes history by retaining Olympic title after thriller with Del Potro
Murray makes history by retaining Olympic title after thriller with Del Potro

Nadal and Murray , two of the notable competitors in the men's singles category at the 2016 Rio Olympics, are primed to conquer the ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati , with Federer and Djokovic missing in action. Murray is used to carrying the burden of national expectation, from Melbourne Park to Flushing Meadow and all stops in between. He ended ...

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  • Swimming: Move over Leonidas, here comes Michael Phelps
Swimming: Move over Leonidas, here comes Michael Phelps

While Phelps, 31, has said repeatedly he would retire after these Olympics, he also said the same thing in London. Remarkably, just an hour later Phelps was back in the pool to anchor the U.S. The Russian, whose participation has provoked open hostility from rival swimmers, was a distant second with China's Shi Jinglin third. He is laying claim t...

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  • ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Killed By Drone, According to Pentagon
ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Killed By Drone, According to Pentagon

It would be the second death of a prominent jihadist in the region in months. Roughly a week later, the Islamic State posted pictures of captured US equipment and identification cards from a USA soldier who had been involved in the fighting there.

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  • Khizr Khan Challenges Donald Trump To Take A Naturalization Test
Khizr Khan Challenges Donald Trump To Take A Naturalization Test

Khan, who became an American citizen after emigrating from Pakistan in 1980, rejected the proposal. "Only those who we expect to flourish in our country - and to embrace a tolerant American society - should be issued immigration visas". In his remarks, Khan claimed that Trump's positions violate the U.S. Constitution, while waving around a copy of ...

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  • Gunmen abduct people from Mexican resort city restaurant
Gunmen abduct people from Mexican resort city restaurant

Jalisco officials say they are looking for multiple suspects who drove up in a Toyota Tacoma truck and a Chevrolet Suburban. The Jalisco cartel has grown quickly to rival Guzman's Sinaloa cartel as the most powerful of Mexico's drug gangs.

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  • Istanbul police detain 136 courthouse staff in coup probe
Istanbul police detain 136 courthouse staff in coup probe

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says police teams are conducting operations at three Istanbul courthouses as part of an investigation into the July 15 abortive coup. Government officlas have also bitterly criticized the United States for "showing no eagerness" to seize the extradition request. Turkey has issued an arrest warra...

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  • Turkey Praises Saudi Position against Coup Attempt
Turkey Praises Saudi Position against Coup Attempt

Detention warrants were issued against 120 company executives as part of the operations. "The coup that did occur was either a tremendous failure by those who planned it or a tremendous trap that Erdogan himself executed in order to expose the United States and its senior military for what they really are", he added.

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  • State wants peek at FBI notes on Clinton
State wants peek at FBI notes on Clinton

The letter contained an official referral for Phillips' office to investigate Clinton on potential charges of perjury. It lays out the entire case for charges of perjury to be made against Clinton. Polls show Mrs. Clinton with a widening lead over Republican challenger Donald Trump. You can read the congressmen's full letter here . Within th...

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  • Russian bombers hit Syria from within Iranian airbase
Russian bombers hit Syria from within Iranian airbase

The civil war, and turmoil in neighboring Iraq, also created a vacuum where ISIS declared a caliphate more than two years ago. Russian Federation backs Assad and is giving military help to his campaign against rebel fighters, while the United States believes the Syrian leader has to go and is supporting some of the rebel groups who are fighting t...

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  • If Clinton wins Pennsylvania, she cheated
If Clinton wins Pennsylvania, she cheated

The release on Friday is part of an effort to undercut Trump's character by questioning the celebrity businessman's record. Trump has refused to make his filings public, saying they're under audit by the Internal Revenue Service and that he'll release them only once that review is complete.

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