• Newark police ramp up security after fatal Dallas shooting
Newark police ramp up security after fatal Dallas shooting

On Thursday night, as the shots were still ricocheting among the Dallas high-rises, a group of police officers was keeping track of media accounts and watching the horrific scene as a sniper aimed at their friends. One video showed a gunfight with a suspect shooting an officer at point-blank range as he lay on the ground. Other people later joine...

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  • Iraq PM announces recapture of key base from IS militants
Iraq PM announces recapture of key base from IS militants

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi announced on Saturday liberation of the Qayyarah air base in Nineveh, calling on the people of the governorate to get ready for the full liberation. The Iraqi Army launched the operation on June 18, advancing from northern Salahuddin province, recapturing a number of villages and securing safe passage for scores...

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  • Obama cuts short Europe trip, to visit Dallas
Obama cuts short Europe trip, to visit Dallas

Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, asserted that "the spread of misinformation and constant instigation by prominent leaders, including our president, have contributed to the modern day hostility we are witnessing between the police and those they serve".

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  • 'Toxic' Labour meeting 'close to bullying'
'Toxic' Labour meeting 'close to bullying'

A defiant Corbyn also made it clear that he would again be a candidate if a leadership election were triggered. But party grandee Neil Kinnock said support for Mr Corbyn is seeping away in the country and there is "no basis" on which he can stay in post.

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  • PBS Apologizes for Using Old Fireworks Footage During Fourth of July Broadcast
PBS Apologizes for Using Old Fireworks Footage During Fourth of July Broadcast

Fireworks explode over Lincoln Memorial, at the National Mall as seen from Arlington, Va., during the Fourth of July celebration on Monday, July 4, 2016. Criticism of Monday's program prompted PBS to issue a statement early Tuesday on Twitter , which included an apology. "Wait.is PBS showing fake fireworks from another year spliced in?!" P...

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  • Donald Trump Washington Visit Shows Republican Tension
Donald Trump Washington Visit Shows Republican Tension

Ben Sasse, who has been harshly critical of Trump, left the meeting early and declined to talk to reporters. "Lots of support! Win". And he said that he would be open to considering another potential role in a Trump administration. "I think it's a positive move for both men and for our party. Actually, there are two of them that are under considera...

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  • Ronaldo hopes for tears of joy in Euro final
Ronaldo hopes for tears of joy in Euro final

Portugal manager Fernando Santos has hailed his "united" players for their strength after they "deservedly" beat Wales in the Euro 2016 semi-final on Wednesday evening. Portugal had not previously won a game inside 90 minutes at the tournament and had been criticised for taking part in tiresome matches. "There's success in this team, I thin...

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  • Brexit Campaigner Nigel Farage Resigns as UKIP Leader
Brexit Campaigner Nigel Farage Resigns as UKIP Leader

The newest twist in the weird saga of the Brexit aftermath showed Farange speaking to reporters, where he said , "My aim in being in politics was to get Britain out of the European Union. He said: "We need a prime minister who recognises that we've got the trump cards". That represented a misjudgment as the Prime Minister found himself having to t...

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  • For the First Time, Trump and Hillary Strike a Similar Tone
For the First Time, Trump and Hillary Strike a Similar Tone

Meanwhile, New York Daily News reported that the New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton has rejected Trump's request to speak to officers show solidarity with the police. The second came hours later following the events in Dallas , when Obama vowed a harsh punishment for perpetrators and called the incident "a vicious, calculated a...

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

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from a submarine on Saturday but it appears to have failed soon after launch . The latest test comes after the USA and South Korea agreed to deploy an advanced anti-missile system to counter North Korean threats.

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  • Clinton's Server Never Hacked Unlike US Gov't Systems - Campaign Office
Clinton's Server Never Hacked Unlike US Gov't Systems - Campaign Office

Former CIA Director David Petraeus intentionally shared classified information with his biographer, with whom he was having an affair, then lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about it. In a later exchange with Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) Comey said Clinton wasn't sophisticated enough to understand what information was classified and wha...

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  • Attack on Shiite shrine in Iraq kills at least 37
Attack on Shiite shrine in Iraq kills at least 37

Prime Minister's Haider Al Abdi's office confirmed yesterday, hours after another attack to the north left 40 dead. Thirty-five people were killed when three suicide bombers on Friday exploded themselves at a crowded Shia shrine in Iraq's central Salahudin province, the media reported.

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  • 'Acidic' speeches of Islamic preacher being reviewed: Rajnath Singh
'Acidic' speeches of Islamic preacher being reviewed: Rajnath Singh

The new Information and Broadcasting Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu, had called Naik's speeches, as being reported in the media, as highly objectionable. Speaking to The Hindu here, Mr. "If any content is being broadcast in violation of the guidelines, action will be taken against them to the extent of confiscation of their entire broadcasting equi...

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  • German Intelligence: Iran Violating UN Missile Rules, Still Seeking Illicit Nuclear Tech
German Intelligence: Iran Violating UN Missile Rules, Still Seeking Illicit Nuclear Tech

Iran tried to acquire technology that could be used for a military nuclear program, calling into question whether it is living up to an global agreement meant to curb such an effort, according to Germany's domestic intelligence service. Congressional Democrats supported the Iran nuclear deal announced a year ago. The US House of Representatives ...

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  • Former Aberdeen pupil in running to be next prime minister
Former Aberdeen pupil in running to be next prime minister

May reminded everyone of Johnson's purchase on Thursday as she launched her Conservative Party leadership campaign, when he was considered a contender. At midday Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee, announced that Theresa May, Michael Gove, Stephen Crabb, Liam Fox and Andrea Leadsom will fight it out to succeed David Cameron.

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  • UK Labour Leadership: Angela Eagle Confirms She Could Challenge Corbyn
UK Labour Leadership: Angela Eagle Confirms She Could Challenge Corbyn

She responded: "I don't know, I do not know..." "Talk to MPs all around the country, under the influence of Momentum , activists, members of parliament and their staff are facing day in, day out harassment and - in some cases - intimidation".

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  • Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting
Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting

Our hearts break for the families of the officers who were lost as they protected protesters and residents alike during a rally. Captured on at least two videos, graphic images of the shooting of Alton Sterling , 37, early Tuesday stirred protests and so- cial media outcry over the latest case of alleged police brutality against an African- Amer...

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  • Dallas shooting suspect Micah Johnson 'acted alone'
Dallas shooting suspect Micah Johnson 'acted alone'

The entire city of Dallas is grieving. The suspect described his motive during negotiations and said he acted alone and was not affiliated with any groups, Mr Brown said. "He felt that people don't understand the danger of dealing with a protest", said Rawlings, who spoke to the surviving officer. Police cornered the main shooting suspect, and ...

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  • Family of slain Louisiana man Alton Sterling denounces Dallas police deaths
Family of slain Louisiana man Alton Sterling denounces Dallas police deaths

State Rep. Denise Marcelle of Baton Rouge, who has been at the forefront of the protests, said the chief told her that body cameras fell off both officers during their "tussle" with Sterling. "Until there is a call for reorganization of policing practices, not just small changes, then it's very hard to call this a turning point", she said.

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  • Pope Francis prays with parents of United States student killed in Rome
Pope Francis prays with parents of United States student killed in Rome

Francis expressed "feelings of deepest sympathy and compassion, and his closeness in prayer to the Lord for the young man who died so tragically", according to a short statement released after the meeting. "It's not up to the president of John Cabot University to do an evaluation of the dangers of Rome's nightlife, it's up to judicial authorities"....

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