• Dallas shoot-out: Killer robot used to take out suspect
Dallas shoot-out: Killer robot used to take out suspect

And when the opportunity to strike came during a march - one involving hundreds protesting videos showing two African-American men shot by police in Louisiana and Minnesota - he killed at will, primarily targeting white police officers. Police in Cleveland said they were tightening security plans for next week's Republican National Convention, wh...

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  • Showdown as Wallasey MP Angela Eagle's local Labour branch back Corbyn
Showdown as Wallasey MP Angela Eagle's local Labour branch back Corbyn

Cllr Majid Mahmood (Lab, Hodge Hill) accused MPs of backstabbing and plotting against their leader who he described as "a legend". However, Eagle's backers have insisted she has more signatures than the 20% of the parliamentary party that would be necessary to launch a challenge, and is in a "holding pattern", ready to launch a bid if Corbyn refu...

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  • India's Modi to mark Gandhi's historic South African ride
India's Modi to mark Gandhi's historic South African ride

Asserting that Indian languages such as Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati, Urdu and Telugu continue to enrich the fabric of South African society, Prime Minster Modi said that a common heritage keeps people connected to India. They identified focus areas for deeper cooperation including manufacturing, mines and minerals, IT, renewable energy, pharmaceuticals,...

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  • United States asks China to follow India on SCS dispute resolution
United States asks China to follow India on SCS dispute resolution

Melda Kamil Ariadno, a professor of global law from the University of Indonesia (UI), strongly urged the government to issue a statement supporting the PCA ruling, as it would consolidate Indonesia's respect for the rule of law. Yasay said after the ruling the Philippines would study it closely, discuss it with allies, and then seek to launch talks...

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  • Japan PM condemns North Korean submarine-launched missile test
Japan PM condemns North Korean submarine-launched missile test

He couldn't immediately confirm how far the missile traveled and where it landed. Seoul and Washington have been in talks for months about implementing the system. In March, Washington and Seoul established a joint task force to discuss possible deployment. The working group of defense officials has been discussing the feasibility of the ...

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  • Two killed as typhoon batters Taiwan
Two killed as typhoon batters Taiwan

Television showed toppled motorcycles and signboards being ripped from buildings and swept across roads in southeast Taiwan, where the year's first typhoon made landfall on Friday. They advised people to stay on the alert for continuing strong winds and heavy rains brought by the storm. Almost 4,000 people evacuated were in New Taipei City, which...

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  • Israel approves hundreds of new settlement homes despite Quartet warning
Israel approves hundreds of new settlement homes despite Quartet warning

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday strongly criticized an Israeli decision to advance settlement plans in the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem, reiterating that "settlements are illegal under worldwide law". "We were hoping that the Palestinian leadership would issue a pacifying and restrained statement, but unfortunately it does...

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  • A third of Cleveland police will have GOP convention duties
A third of Cleveland police will have GOP convention duties

The Smoking Gun reports that the Democratic National Committee's " Counter Convention Plan Sketch " covers 22 pages and outlines the party's activities in Cleveland, where the Republican convention begins July 18. The American Civil Liberties Union of OH also sued the city on behalf of several organizations upset by a short and restrictive prote...

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  • Israel's Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip
Israel's Netanyahu starts landmark Africa trip

The Israeli-led operation freed 102 of 106 hostages, who had been held for more than a week at the airport, but Netanyahu's brother was shot dead during the raid. Israel played a prominent role in assisting newly independent African countries in the 1960s, but those relations crumbled in the 1970s, when Arab countries, promising aid, pressured Afri...

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  • Chinese foreign minister calls Philippines case 'farce' ahead of court ruling
Chinese foreign minister calls Philippines case 'farce' ahead of court ruling

Maritime tensions in the western Pacific are edging higher a week ahead of an global ruling on a dispute between China and the Philippines over sovereignty claims in the South China Sea . " Beijing /Washington - Beijing will not take a "'single step back" in the contested South China Sea, state-run media said Friday, despite reports of U.S.

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  • Donald Trump raised $51m in June on behalf of campaign and RNC
Donald Trump raised $51m in June on behalf of campaign and RNC

Trump spent most of the campaign railing against the donor class, but he missed opportunities to collect small-dollar donations - a sign of grassroots support -without a basic digital fundraising operation. NEW JERSEY GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE In the months since his surprise endorsement, the New Jersey governor has become one of Trump's closest conf...

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  • Murray To Face Raonic In Wimbledon Final
Murray To Face Raonic In Wimbledon Final

Wimbledon, England-With Novak Djokovic out of the draw Andy Murray has become the consensus favorite at the All England Club. Having come through that examination Murray, the highest seeded of the semi-finalist, is the book-makers favourite for the title and has received the endorsement of several leading pundits.

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  • Iceland exit EURO 2016 at the hands of five star France
Iceland exit EURO 2016 at the hands of five star France

And yet Iceland left the Stade de France far from browbeaten. They tried to rally after the break with a goal from Kolbeinn Sigthorsson, and added a late consolation through Birkir Bjarnason, but the damage had already been done. France manager Didier Deschamps felt his team thoroughly deserved their place in the semi-finals of Euro2016. D...

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  • Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect Investigation Into Kitzhaber, Hayes
Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect Investigation Into Kitzhaber, Hayes

McDonnell received the gifts. While the case of another former governor, Bob McDonnell of Virginia, offers tempting parallels, the high court's ruling will not do much to shape the legal strategy in the Blagojevich proceedings, Goodman said.

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  • Sea, land warnings for Typhoon Nepartak lifted
Sea, land warnings for Typhoon Nepartak lifted

Super-typhoon Nepartak hit Taiwan's east coast at 5:50 am local time this morning, leaving at least two people dead and 66 injured . The first typhoon of the season landed at 1:45 p.m.in Shishi City, packing winds of up to about 100 km per hour.

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  • Baton Rouge Civil Rights Leaders Fashion A Model Response To Police Shootings
Baton Rouge Civil Rights Leaders Fashion A Model Response To Police Shootings

Hours after Dayton's remarks Thursday, five police officers were fatally shot and others were wounded during protests in Dallas over Castile's killing and the fatal police shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling . Richard Carbo, spokesman for Gov. Edwards, said the USA attorney's office in Baton Rouge will look into not only whether civil rights ...

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  • Group marches at state Capitol; protests police shootings of black men
Group marches at state Capitol; protests police shootings of black men

The attack ended hours later when police used a robot carrying a bomb to kill the shooter , the Dallas police chief said. Police officers also were wounded in shootings in Missouri and Georgia on Friday, though the motives in both of those incidents was unknown.

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  • 'Sultan' Is Eid Gift From Salman: Aamir Khan
'Sultan' Is Eid Gift From Salman: Aamir Khan

Move this photo around to see the fans waiting outside his house, Galaxy Apartments. Going by its run, we won't be surprised if the film crosses INR 100 crores in three days and records a INR 150 crores plus weekend. Wednesday ₹ 36.54 cr. #Sultan did REMARKABLE biz on Thu [Day 2]... Sultan is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and is produced ...

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  • North Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile
North Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile

The launch comes a day after the US and South Korea pledged to deploy an anti-missile system to counter threats from Pyongyang, and two days after the North warned it was planning its toughest response to what it deemed a "declaration of war" by the United States.

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  • Kim Kardashian speaks out about Black Lives Matter
Kim Kardashian speaks out about Black Lives Matter

That sparked a shoot-out in which both the officer and suspect were wounded but expected to survive. There was a protest after the service, which also was peaceful. "In his case, it was apparently so egregious, it was not just the act itself", Glendening told The Associated Press. Police say he was armed and an eyewitness said police pulled a gun o...

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