• Obama asks Americans not to fear a return to a dark past
Obama asks Americans not to fear a return to a dark past

After five Dallas police officers were killed Thursday night, Obama cut short his trip and will instead return home Sunday after a one-day visit to Spain. Obama said the Western defense alliance had agreed on the most significant reinforcement of its collective defense since the Cold War by agreeing to deploy forces in the Baltic states and Poland ...

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  • Growing memorial at Dallas Police Headquarters is spot for flowers and tears
Growing memorial at Dallas Police Headquarters is spot for flowers and tears

The Dallas Police Department said Johnson's Facebook account also included information about Richard Griffin, also known as Professor Griff, who "embraces a radical form of Afrocentrism". The Dallas shooting that killed five officers has spurred an outpouring of support for police, not only in Texas but hundreds of miles away. Dallas police k...

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  • Louisiana police shooting protests move through Baton Rouge
Louisiana police shooting protests move through Baton Rouge

In central California, several hundred protesters blocked several intersections as they marched against police brutality in central Fresno. Police made about five arrests during the Baton Rouge Police Department protest that was led by the New Black Panthers Party, who arrived near the police department in a white bus.

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  • Bangladesh Police Say May Have Shot Hostage, Missed Attack Warnings
Bangladesh Police Say May Have Shot Hostage, Missed Attack Warnings

Bangladeshi police continue to hunt for six members of a domestic Islamist group they suspect helped gunmen attack the cafe, as officials began questioning families of the militants for clues as to what turned them into killers. In the police filing, seen by Reuters , Chowkidar's name was included among 21 hostages killed by attackers armed with k...

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  • China, Japan fighter jets clash over disputed East China Sea islands
China, Japan fighter jets clash over disputed East China Sea islands

He stated that no one and no country should implement the award in any form, much less to force China into implementation. At least two guided missile destroyers, the Shenyang and Ningbo, and one missile frigate, the Chaozhou, were reported to be among the vessels being deployed to the region, where China has overlapping territorial claims with...

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  • Dallas police headquarters on lockdown after threat
Dallas police headquarters on lockdown after threat

Police shut down a street in front of the department's headquarters and there was an increased police presence near the building. In a conversation with a hostage negotiator in the hours leading to his death, Johnson said he "wanted to kill white people", particularly white police officers , according to the Dallas police chief, David Brown.

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  • GOP vowing to continue investigating Clinton's emails
GOP vowing to continue investigating Clinton's emails

Comey on Thursday defended his decision to not pursue criminal charges against Hillary Clinton saying the investigation was handled "by people who didn't give a hoot about politics". "I have said, and I repeated, that it was a mistake to use personal email and I regret that", she said in another interview with ABC. Comey said declining to pro...

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  • Trump praises Saddam Hussein's ability to kill terrorists
Trump praises Saddam Hussein's ability to kill terrorists

But you know what? " Saddam Hussein did kill terrorists". "They didn't talk. They were terrorists, it was over". In an October interview with NBC's Chuck Todd , Trump said that the Middle East would be better off today if Moammar Gadhafi of Libya and Hussein were still in power.

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  • Paul Ryan says Donald Trump has to 'clean up' his social media
Paul Ryan says Donald Trump has to 'clean up' his social media

At the rally, the presumptive Republican nominee was defiant, insisting that last weekend's now infamous anti-Hillary Clinton tweet - with the six pointed star against a background of hundred dollar bills was not anti-Semitic . "On numerous occasions, we've had to respond to tweets and retweets and delegates, often involving anti-Semitism and o...

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  • Unions and Labour factions to meet in bid to resolve leadership deadlock
Unions and Labour factions to meet in bid to resolve leadership deadlock

Mr Corbyn may be "engaging in talks with an open mind" but has said he is going nowhere. At the weekly meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party at Westminster, Mr Watson told MPs: "It is the last throw of the dice". "That membership wants and expects all of us - me as leader and members of Parliament, to work together in their interests, the int...

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  • South Sudan - five charts at age five
South Sudan - five charts at age five

Heavy gunfire including artillery fire had been heard from around the presidential compound since about 5:30 p.m. on Friday where President Salva Kiir , First Vice-President Riek Machar , and Vice President Wani Igga were having a meeting following Thursday's brawl that left five soldiers dead and two wounded.

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  • Cleveland Police tightening Republican convention security plans
Cleveland Police tightening Republican convention security plans

Donald Trump's campaign still lacks the minimum number of supportive delegates to lock down the nomination and prevent a revolt at the Republican National Convention, a committee delegate says. Columbus police will send officers to the city, but officials are not saying how many. Some police departments around OH were adopting special policies he...

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  • Indian PM Modi expected in KZN today
Indian PM Modi expected in KZN today

The scope is tremendous", Modi said in his address. Modi also laid a wreath and opened an exhibition on Gandhi's life at the train station in Pietermaritzburg, where Gandhi was ejected. Modi is on the second leg of a five-day African trip which began in Mozambique and will also take him to Tanzania and Kenya - an itinerary created to underline In...

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  • Donald Trump lectures Congress on the greatness of Saddam
Donald Trump lectures Congress on the greatness of Saddam

Presented in a recent interview with a scenario, floating around the political ether, in which the presumptive Republican nominee proves all the naysayers wrong, beats Hillary Clinton and wins the presidency, only to forgo the office as the ultimate walk-off victor, Mr.

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  • Murray beats Berdych to set up Wimbledon final agaisnt Raonic
Murray beats Berdych to set up Wimbledon final agaisnt Raonic

But there were no such troubles for Murray who was in cruise control from start to finish. Sunday's final will be a repeat of the Queen's final last month, when Murray won 6-7 6-4 6-3 in the English capital. That includes a pair this year: the Australian Open in January, and the French Open in June, both against Djokovic. But I don't slip a l...

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  • Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Abdul Sattar Edhi dies, accorded state funeral
Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Abdul Sattar Edhi dies, accorded state funeral

His death triggered a massive outpouring of grief across the nation of 190 million for a man who trancended social, ethnic and religious divisions. He was not only known for his work in Pakistan but internationally too. Recognised by his long white beard and traditional black cap, Edhi was a hero to the poor but infuriated some religious leaders fo...

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  • Andrea Leadsom's 'Motherhood' Comments Spark Leadership Row
Andrea Leadsom's 'Motherhood' Comments Spark Leadership Row

After being selected as the top two candidates by Tory MPs at Westminster, Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom go on to the voting slip for a postal and online ballot to take place over the summer. "She has the experience, she is already a member of the National Security Council, she works to protect homeland security just as I deal with threats overs...

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  • Theresa May, Andrea Leadsom Face Off For Prime Minister Post
Theresa May, Andrea Leadsom Face Off For Prime Minister Post

Mr Gove was eliminated from the race to be the next Conservative leader after finishing last with the backing of just 46 MPs. In a vote among 330 Tory members of Parliament, May was on top with 199 votes compared to 84 for Leadsom. The party's 150,000 members will now choose between Ms May and Ms Leadsom in a postal ballot and the victor, who bec...

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  • Arvind Kejriwal to Sound AAP's Poll Bugle During Gujarat Visit
Arvind Kejriwal to Sound AAP's Poll Bugle During Gujarat Visit

He said he will meet Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal in Rajkot on Sunday morning and in New Delhi next week. Kejriwal also visited other shrines and temples like Bhalka Teerth, where Krishna is believed to have left his mortal body, in and around Somnath .

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  • Bernie Sanders backs Hillary Clinton's health care proposal
Bernie Sanders backs Hillary Clinton's health care proposal

Former NAACP Chairman Ben Jealous, another Sanders ally, tried to add a secondary amendment to Saunders' that simply added the language "and that's why we oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership". "I could not be more proud of the fact that this platform is poised to be the most progressive, ambitious and inclusive platform in the Democratic Party's h...

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