• Quotations in the News
Quotations in the News

The courthouse will be closed on Tuesday as a result of the incident. Two court bailiffs were killed and a deputy sheriff shot Monday inside a southwestern MI courthouse when an inmate broke loose and got his hands on an officer's gun, officials said.

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  • More Arrests Made as Protests Continue in Louisiana
More Arrests Made as Protests Continue in Louisiana

Muhlafi's lawsuit says that he demanded that the police get a search warrant before taking his property. "It's better that DOJ do their work". The aftermath of the shooting was captured on Facebook Live by his fiancé who was present in the vehicle at the time of the incident.

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  • Spieth: Pulling out of Olympics hardest choice he ever made
Spieth: Pulling out of Olympics hardest choice he ever made

He called those sports "the stuff that matters". Rory McIlroy, one of the list of golfers who has pulled out of the Games has said he won't even watch the golf tournament in Brazil, preferring to watch the " ones that matter ". "I certainly was not trying to wait until the last minute", he said. "It will loom over me throughout the Olympic games,...

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  • Eisenhower carrier group strikes Islamic State group from Mediterranean
Eisenhower carrier group strikes Islamic State group from Mediterranean

The Iraqi Ministry of Defence posted video showing their Russian made Mi-28 Helicopter carving up a large convoy of vehicles in the desert, as well as the vehicle's charred remains in the aftermath. Major General Ismail al-Mahlawi, the head of the Anbar Operations Command, on Saturday announced the liberation of Albu Obeid region and added that...

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  • East Baton Rouge DA recuses himself from Sterling case
East Baton Rouge DA recuses himself from Sterling case

Police made arrests and used smoke bombs and marking rounds to disperse the crowd. "Weren't blocking the street or anything". Instead the protesters kept to a park to wave signs and mourn. Dozens of people attended a vigil in Louisville to protest the recent police killings of black men. Police took 101 people into custody, police spokeswoman Cas...

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  • Serena Williams hammers Elena Vesnina in 48 minutes to reach final
Serena Williams hammers Elena Vesnina in 48 minutes to reach final

Angelique Kerber booked a Wimbledon final showdown with defending champion Serena Williams as the German tennis player ended Venus Williams' bid for a fairytale title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory yesterday. Further errors proved costly for the eighth seed as she slipped 2-0 down at the start of the second set , but she found the range with her forehan...

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  • Rudy Giuliani continues war of words with Black Lives Matter
Rudy Giuliani continues war of words with Black Lives Matter

She joined more than 100 others for the Black Lives Matter protest at Lykes Gaslight Park in front of Tampa Police headquarters on Franklin Street. The Post's analysis also found US police officers have shot and killed the same number of unarmed white people as unarmed black people: 50 each since January 1.

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  • Chinese Sea Claims Rejected by Court
Chinese Sea Claims Rejected by Court

Six countries have overlapping claims to parts of the sea; China , Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Brunei, and Malaysia - and the stakes are high. The tribunal said China had violated the Philippines' sovereign rights and had caused "severe harm to the coral reef environment" by building artificial islands .

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  • Dallas police chief defends use of bomb robot
Dallas police chief defends use of bomb robot

A candlelight vigil is due to be held at 8 p.m. on Monday in Dallas City Hall plaza. The department said it has sent K-9 officers in for a secondary search. "You and I know what we must do and I don't mean marching, making a lot of noise, or attending conventions". "Reality is highly dynamic, you will be drawing your firearm, moving, shooting o...

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  • Protests continue across the US
Protests continue across the US

About 300 protesters blocked traffic on Interstate 94 in St. Paul on Saturday night to protest last week's fatal shooting of Philando Castile , 32, in a St. I said, it's fine if they're here, and they just look ay me and ignored the things I was saying. The photographer, Jonathan Bachman , said that the woman appeared to be making a stand.

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  • Asia reacts to the South China Sea ruling by the Hague court
Asia reacts to the South China Sea ruling by the Hague court

The ruling by the five-member panel at The Hague handed a massive victory to the Philippines , which had filed the case in 2013 challenging the so-called nine-dash line that China uses to claim virtually the entire South China Sea .

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  • Prakash Javadekar takes charge of HRD Ministry, Smriti Irani misses the event
Prakash Javadekar takes charge of HRD Ministry, Smriti Irani misses the event

A report in The Economic Times said that Irani had antagonised the senior leadership both of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) because of her aggressive stance on various issues. He emphasized that standard of education has to be raised. It is a technical requirement. "So with dialogues in place, ...

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  • Passengers dead, dozens injured in head-on train collision in Italy
Passengers dead, dozens injured in head-on train collision in Italy

Images showed the smashed remains of train cars and a large area of scattered, twisted metal at the impact site about 7 kilometers east of the city of Andria. Italian Premier Matteo Renzi pledged a thorough investigation and returned to Rome from Milan to monitor the situation. 'I think there are many dead, ' said Riccardo Zingaro, commander of...

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  • Hague tribunal rejects Beijing's territorial claims in South China Sea
Hague tribunal rejects Beijing's territorial claims in South China Sea

An worldwide tribunal on Tuesday ruled against China in a bitter row over territorial claims to the South China Sea that is likely to ratchet up regional tensions. The islands are controlled by various neighboring countries, together with some other reefs and rocks. Chinese state media said before the ruling that Beijing would not take a "singl...

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  • USA troops to stay in Afghanistan till end of Obama presidency
USA troops to stay in Afghanistan till end of Obama presidency

Just last month, Obama approved broader authorities for the USA military in Afghanistan that on a case-by-case basis will allow American forces to accompany conventional Afghan troops and possibly allow airstrikes in support of Afghan troops to help them seize a battlefield advantage.

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  • Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Emotional Final 'Hamilton' Curtain Call
Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Emotional Final 'Hamilton' Curtain Call

A huge mob appeared before the Richard Rodgers Theater on July 9 in New York City, just 90 minutes before showtime, to watch the final performance of the Broadway smash, Hamilton , with its original cast. A Chicago production of the show, which won 11 Tony awards last month, is set to debut in the fall, while a touring production will kick off in ...

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  • Inmate kills 2 bailiffs at MI courthouse; gunned down
Inmate kills 2 bailiffs at MI courthouse; gunned down

Jessica Gordon said they divorced earlier this year but he remained close with his 6-year-old daughter. Bailey says the 44-year-old suspect, Larry Darnell Gordon, was at the courthouse for a hearing on multiple felony charges. An inmate takes a gun from a court officer and starts shooting. Snyder called it a "terrible day in a wonderful communi...

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  • Israeli settlement plans undermining efforts for peace deal - U.S. State Department
Israeli settlement plans undermining efforts for peace deal - U.S. State Department

Ban was "deeply disappointed" that Israel's announcement followed the release of a report on Friday by the "Quartet" sponsoring the stalled Middle East peace process - the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations. Sources close to the governor accused COGAT of incitement against him, saying that such condolence calls were ...

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  • Govt directs cable operators not to broadcast peace TV
Govt directs cable operators not to broadcast peace TV

Apart from an investigation by the Home Ministry, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry is looking into issues concerning the telecast of his speeches. Nayek, a popular but controversial Islamic orator and founder of Mumbai-based Islamic Research Foundation, is banned in the United Kingdom and Canada for his "hate speech" aimed at other religio...

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  • AMC Theatres buying Europe's Odeon & UCI in $1.21B deal
AMC Theatres buying Europe's Odeon & UCI in $1.21B deal

Odeon and UCI Cinema Group have been snapped up by United States cinema giant AMC in a deal just shy of a billion pounds. AMC, which is also now in the process of acquiring US-based theatre exhibitor Carmike Cinemas, said it will pay 75% in cash and the rest in stock consideration.

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