US says South China Sea ruling presents choice for Asia

Wang Yi said that China hopes the United States speaks and acts cautiously, and take no actions that harm China's sovereignty and security interests. Ban's visit to China is taking place days ahead of the Arbitral Tribunal constituted by the Perman... More..

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Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

On Thursday, lawyers for Cosby indicated that they would once again challenge the use of Cosby's civil suit deposition in a criminal trial. "Today a man who has meant so much to so many; a man who has given s...More..

Bomb making material found in Dallas suspect's home
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Bomb making material found in Dallas suspect's home

Peaceful demonstrations thorough the U.S. had been organised in response to the fatal shootings of two black men by police this week in Louisiana and Minnesota. Dallas Police Chief David Brown on Friday th...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

The Heartbreaking Details About Philando Castile That We Can't Overlook

A police officer holding a gun on Castile says, "I told him not to reach for it!" The Wednesday shooting in St. Paul, Minn., was the second shooting of a black man to make headlines this week - the first occu...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

South Sudan's capital calm after two days of gunbattles

Clashes between South Sudan's rival forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and those loyal to the First Vice President, Riek Machar, have left almost 150 soldiers dead from both sides. "What is happening outside ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Obama to travel to Dallas, cut European trip short

Mr Obama was joined by a chorus of condemnation of the worst attack on USA law enforcement since September 11th, 2001, from across the political spectrum as presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Tr...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Seoul says North Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile

Saturday's launch came a day after US and South Korean military officials said they were ready to deploy an advanced USA missile defense system in South Korea to cope with North Korean threats. South Korea's ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Australian Labor Leader Calls on Prime Minister to Quit

That leaves 11 seats to be decided with 76 needed to rule outright in the 150-seat House of Representatives, raising the prospect of a second hung parliament in three years, where neither side can form a majori...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Hillary Clinton speaks in Philadelphia

Secretary Clinton carefully balanced distress at the shooting of police in Dallas with outrage over the shootings by police in Baton Rouge and Minnesota. Clinton said churchgoers, in particular, could play a "s...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Cop who shot Philando Castile identified as Jeronimo Yanez

Castile can be seen in the driver seat, large blood stains spreading through his white shirt. Thursday afternoon, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton delivered remarks to the press regarding the officer involved...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Bernie Sanders expected to endorse Clinton on Tuesday

Elizabeth Warren stepped in to unify the party behind its presumptive nominee. On Wednesday night on MSNBC , it became even more apparent when the self-avowed democratic socialist gave credence to the anonym...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

North Korea fires submarine-based missile

It is only a day after the USA and South Korea pledged to deploy an advanced anti-missile system to counter threats from Pyongyang, and two days after North Korea warned it was planning its toughest response to...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Here's What We Know About the 5 Police Officers Killed in Dallas

The man named as the key suspect in the deadly Dallas shooting rampage against police officers was an army reservist who had served in Afghanistan, the USA military said on Friday. "Our hostage negotiator did a...More..

Iraq's interior minister resigns after massive Baghdad bomb attack
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Iraq's interior minister resigns after massive Baghdad bomb attack

The Pentagon foresees no changes to its strategy to defeat the Islamic State group despite a string of massive attacks over the last week that killed hundreds of people in Iraq and threatens to upend that c...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Corker Drops Out of VP Contention; Ernst Suggests the Same

On Tuesday, Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally with Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, a moderate Republican who has praised the candidate's foreign policy in the past. Corker said his day with Trump , ...More..

Franklin County sheriff withdraws offer to help with RNC security
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Franklin County sheriff withdraws offer to help with RNC security

Chief Williams says his department has learned from the incident. The county needed time for the prosecutor's office and risk managers to review the details of the plans, and deputies needed proper time for t...More..

Darlington bus crash: Victim named as Eileen Brennan
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Darlington bus crash: Victim named as Eileen Brennan

The Great North Air Ambulance said medics also treated a woman in her 50s, for a serious leg injury. The North East Ambulance Service sent three crews to the scene, including a hazardous area response team, t...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

NH police examine procedures as they mourn Dallas victims

I share the sorrow and the anger over the murders of the police officers in Dallas , and indeed over murders of police officers generally. Brand new badges handed out to more than a dozen police officers Fri...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Christie cellphone takes center stage in bridge case hearing

The pair are accused of conspiring to create traffic jams at the Fort Lee entrance to the bridge over five mornings in September to punish the town's mayor, a Democrat, for not endorsing Christie in his bid for...More..

Sinkhole partially swallows car outside Florida McDonald's
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Sinkhole partially swallows car outside Florida McDonald's

The grandmother, Dolores Otero, told CBS Miami that the front of the auto began filling up with water after it fell into the sinkhole. 'All of a sudden my vehicle starts going "ehh, ehhh, ehh" and you saw w...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Korea's submarine-launched missile test fails

The deployment decision for THAAD came after North Korea reacted angrily to new USA sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un and other senior officials for human rights abuses . The decision came two days after the...More..

Police investigate after vehicle plunges into loch in Scotland
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Police investigate after vehicle plunges into loch in Scotland

He said: "Firemen were attempting to dive down and we put somebody in the water to help them, our man is a qualified diver in his private life and was able to assist the firemen, but the vehicle was just too de...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Fighting rages near compound of South Sudan's president

Gatjieth accused the government of killing two opposition soldiers in Juba last week. The UN has repeatedly asked President Salva Kiir's Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) to allow aid workers free acces...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Police battle rioters in Zimbabwe's capital

An Interior Ministry source said at least 165 people were killed and 225 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Karrada-Dakhil district in southern Baghdad. Acting information minister Joseph Made told stat...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

UN Chief Slams Israel as Netanyahu Approves West Bank Settlement Extension

Earlier on Monday, the Israeli media reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman approved the bill of constructing 800 more housing units in Jerusalem. It ...More..

After Obama Speaks In Canada, Chant Erupts That Many Will Find Chilling
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

After Obama Speaks In Canada, Chant Erupts That Many Will Find Chilling

The leaders of Canada , the United States and Mexico pledged to further their cooperation in fighting against rising protectionism at the close of the North American Leaders Summit held here Wednesday. Mr. P...More..

How Might Beijing React to Upcoming Ruling on China's Territorial Claims?
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

How Might Beijing React to Upcoming Ruling on China's Territorial Claims?

As tensions build ahead of an worldwide tribunal's ruling on Beijing's claims over the South China Sea , a veteran Chinese foreign-policy maker sent a stern warning about putting the verdict into action. "An...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

USA imposes sanctions on North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Seeing Jong Un in direct violation of human rights, the US Department of Treasury held him and 10 other North Korean officials responsible for torturing and killing political prisoners in the numerous prison ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas suspect amassed personal arsenal at suburban home

The search for the gunmen stretched throughout the city centre, an area of hotels, restaurants, businesses and some residential apartments. "The suspect said he was upset about Black Lives Matter". "Our offic...More..

UC Berkeley student killed in Bangladesh remembered in vigil
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

UC Berkeley student killed in Bangladesh remembered in vigil

IS and its rival Al Qaeda often claim responsibility for the attacks when they occur, but Bangladeshi authorities deny that those groups' worldwide leaders coordinate with local militants on such operations. Fe...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for girlfriend's murder

After announcing Pistorius' sentence, the judge ordered a recess to give prosecutors and Pistorius' defense lawyers time to decide they want to appeal the sentence. From five years [the culpable homicide se...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Italian held in slaying of Nigerian who fled Boko Haram

Speaking to Avvenire, the newspaper of the Italian bishop's conference, the priest, who heads the migrants' welcoming project in the archdiocesan seminary, made an appeal to the local police to take action, b...More..

Zakir Naik condemns Dhaka attacks
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Zakir Naik condemns Dhaka attacks

IRF's source of foreign funding will also be examined thoroughly by the Home Ministry, the official said. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued an advisory to all the cable operators and sat...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Report blasts Blair for joining Iraq war

He said it's hard to explain the report which included 2.6 million words and took almost 7 years to finish, but he made the key points very clear. "Whether people agree or disagree with my decision to take mi...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Minnesota shooting: Philandro Castile investigation top priority, prosecutor says

Minnesota's Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) named the two officers involved in Castile's death as Officer Jeronimo Yanez and Officer Joseph Kauser. A Falcon Heights traffic stop turned deadly Wednes...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Philandro Castile investigation top priority

But public records show the 28-year-old has a wife and child, and graduated from Minnesota State University Mankato with a degree in law enforcement in 2010. Police said they will continue to block off Summit...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Seoul says N. Korea's submarine-launched missile test fails

Seoul time (0230 GMT) in waters east of the Korean peninsula. It was launched successfully but appears to have failed in early flight, the official said, without providing details. Japanese Prime Minister Shin...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Powerful typhoon slams into Taiwan; killing 1, injuring 66

More than 15,400 people were evacuated from homes, and almost 432,000 households suffered power outages, emergency officials said. By late morning, Nepartak had weakened to a medium-strength typhoon, packing ...More..

Bernie Sanders in talks to endorse Hillary Clinton
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Bernie Sanders in talks to endorse Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders addressing the crowd during a campaign rally in Huntington, W.Va., April 26, 2016. Clinton's campaign confirmed that the presumptive presidential nominee will appear in the state Tuesday, wit...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Officer Who Survived 3 Tours in Iraq Killed in Dallas Attack: Father

Johnson was eventually cornered by DPD officers during a 45-minute standoff, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said during a Friday press conference. "This was a mobile shooter that has written manifestos on ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Man Called 911, Then Ambushed Responding Officer, Georgia Police Say

It was when the first officer did respond Friday morning that Beck opened fire, hitting officer Randall Hancock several times. Officials said the officer was struck three times - at least twice in his protect...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Cops Killed by Dallas Sniper Wanted to Help People

And are any other suspects on the loose? Police saw a man throw a camouflage bag in the vehicle. The demonstration in Dallas drew a crowd of about 800 people, and almost 100 police officers were assigned ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

NATO chief says helping partners' armed forces is crucial

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has said the European Union will not adapt a "hostile" stance in negotiations with Britain over its exit from the bloc. The secretary-general said that the allian...More..

Sung Hyun Park Takes Early Clubhouse Lead at US Women's Open
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Sung Hyun Park Takes Early Clubhouse Lead at US Women's Open

The other player on eight-under was overnight leader Mirim Lee, who was still to tee off. With a +1 projected cut line - which is certain to change - the Championship is just about where I'd expect it to be aft...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

What We Know: Details slow to emerge about Dallas shooting

Dallas police were more aware than usual of their on-the-job risks even before five officers were slain while patrolling a Black Lives Matter protest on July 7. Police have said at least two snipers fired "am...More..

About 8400 US Troops to Remain in Afghanistan Next Year: Obama
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

About 8400 US Troops to Remain in Afghanistan Next Year: Obama

In a statement at the White House, Obama said the security situation in Afghanistan remains "precarious" and the Taliban a threat roughly 15 years after the US invaded in the aftermath of 9/11. presence. He s...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Russian, Kyrgyz IS suspects detained over Istanbul attack

Tuesday night's attack saw three terrorists open fire in the worldwide terminal of Ataturk global Airport before detonating explosives, killing 44 people and injuring more than 200. President Tayyip Erdogan h...More..

Buhari has fulfilled his promise on Boko Haram - Gaidam
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Buhari has fulfilled his promise on Boko Haram - Gaidam

Borno state, which has been the worst hit by the conflict since 2009, was singled out for particular concern after Nigeria's health ministry recently declared a "nutrition emergency". Damboa is 70 kilometres f...More..

Cleveland road, air, water travel limited for GOP convention
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Cleveland road, air, water travel limited for GOP convention

Kasich says he will be attending meetings in Cleveland during the RNC including one with the Secret Service about security during the convention. Tomba is also Cleveland's chief of convention security. FILE -...More..

Contributions surpass $375000 for shooting victim's family
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Contributions surpass $375000 for shooting victim's family

Paul, Minnesota. Gene Demby is writing about the long-term emotional and mental health impacts of repeatedly seeing unarmed black folks get killed by police officers who rarely face consequences. A video of...More..