Area coaches react to Pat Summitt's death

She received a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer's in 2011, but she finished coaching the 2011-12 season before she retired and handpicked her successor, Holly Warlick. "We knew eventually it was going to get Pat and it did". Summitt's impact tr... More..

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Govt probing funding of NGO run by preacher Zakir Naik
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Govt probing funding of NGO run by preacher Zakir Naik

A cabinet committee meeting, presided over by industries minister Amir Hossain Amu, took the decision, following the 1 July Dhaka attack in which one of the militants was allegedly inspired by Peace TV's Za...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Chilcot report slams Tony Blair for Iraq war

The committee concluded in their report Blair did not adequately plan for the conflict and its aftermath, did not consult with his cabinet appropriately, did not exhaust peaceful options and should not have bee...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

One-armed Chechen warlord mastermind behind Istanbul attack

The terrorists behind the Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack that killed 44 people plotted to take scores more hostage and massacre them, but the police intervened to prevent their plans, Turkish media claim...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Australian opposition concedes defeat in tight election

Earlier this afternoon Opposition Leader Bill Shorten offered to work with Mr Turnbull to find "common ground" and make the parliament work. Labor regained power in 2007, electing Kevin Rudd the country's ...More..

Dallas Police Headquarters on lockdown, SWAT deployed after threat
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Dallas Police Headquarters on lockdown, SWAT deployed after threat

Johnson's sister, Nicole, took to social media on Wednesday, prior to the shootings , to justify violence against police, saying, "I for one think these cops needs to get a taste of the life we now fear". "T...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem closed to non-Muslims after violence

It is located in east Jerusalem , occupied by Israel in 1967 and later annexed in a move never recognised by the global community. They said they were taken by surprise at the appearance of the visitors and ...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Duterte hopes for favorable ruling on China sea row

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei reiterated yesterday at a regular news briefing that the South China Sea arbitration case initiated by the Philippines was "illegal, null and void" from the outse...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief denies coordinating his announcement on Clinton
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief denies coordinating his announcement on Clinton

US President Barack Obama ducked questions on Saturday about an FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account for sensitive government business. "We will aim to be as expeditious as ...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Frazier homers, White Sox nip Braves 5-4

The pitchers were born about 25 miles apart in the northern department of Bolivar. "I don't know if he knows what to do with (the support but) he has taken advantage of it", Sox manager Robin Ventura said. Qu...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Explosives found at Dallas shooting suspects home

Micah Johnson, who was killed by a robot-delivered bomb, told authorities "he wanted to kill white people , especially white officers", said Dallas Police Chief David Brown . Saturday, when officers saw a m...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Australia PM declares victory in general elections, vote counting continues

The concession by Shorten came eight days after the polls finished, because of extremely close results in a few key marginal seats, and six seats still remain undecided. If that happens, the coalition will need...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Kristen Bell blasts Trump over 'Frozen' tweet: 'Zip it Don'

Donald Trump continued speaking about the Star of David controversy his campaign started last week instead of discussing the police shooting of Alton Sterling. Trump said at a Cincinatti rally that he wishes h...More..

At least 15 Kerala youths go missing, families suspect Islamic State links
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

At least 15 Kerala youths go missing, families suspect Islamic State links

A local MP told PTI that all those missing were below the age of 30 and highly qualified. "Chief Minister told me that probe in the matter is progressing", Bindu, who submitted a petition stating that her dau...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Kenney announces Alberta PC leadership run

He said that would be challenging but similar to what he and his colleagues accomplished at the federal level in 2003 when the Canadian Alliance merged with the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Jean, h...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh

However, using an alternative acronym for IS, it said that "the presidents confirmed their commitment to defeating ISIL and the Nusrah Front". The two leaders also discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Nagor...More..

Race had nothing to do with Minnesota shooting - police officer's lawyer
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Race had nothing to do with Minnesota shooting - police officer's lawyer

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights, a mostly white community of 5,000 that is served primarily by the nearby St. Anthony Police Department. Castile was the driver of that vehicle. Minnesota is not among the handful ...More..

Cosby Tries to Get Sexual Assault Charges Dropped
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Cosby Tries to Get Sexual Assault Charges Dropped

While Constand was available to take the witness stand at the preliminary hearing, Steele has said it was a "strategic" decision not to call her as a witness. Authorities reopened the case past year after lea...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

15 die as protests roil Indian Kashmir after rebel's death

Kumar put the protestor death toll at 15, but a second officer, who asked to remain anonymous, said four more died on Sunday in clashes with security forces, raising the total number of deaths to 20. Amid heigh...More..

Clinton and Trump draw battle lines with hard-hitting speeches
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Clinton and Trump draw battle lines with hard-hitting speeches

Saket Singh, who was earlier a strong supporter of Donald Trump, now believes Clinton is his choice to be the next president of the US. "I'm proud of the work that it has done", Hillary Clinton, the presumptive...More..

Hundreds protest in London upon the release of UK Chilcot report
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Hundreds protest in London upon the release of UK Chilcot report

Tony Blair has taken responsibility for the Iraq War but refused to accept that Britain's toppling of Saddam Hussein could have anything to do with spreading instability in the region. Mr Howard said today th...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Egypt FM visits Israel for talks on Middle East peace

Since the breakdown of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in April 2014, he said, the situation has been constantly deteriorating on all level: humanitarian, economic and security. These include the foreign minis...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Economy, security key issues as Japan votes for upper house

With signs the strategy is failing, the government plans to compile a post-election stimulus package that could exceed 10 trillion yen ($99 billion). Today's vote is for half the seats in the House of Council...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Police shooting protests move through Baton Rouge

While numerous demonstrations nationwide remained peaceful, scuffles broke out overnight Saturday in St. Paul, Minnesota, where protesters clashed with police on Interstate 94. The protest devolved into confusi...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Chilcot inquiry slams Blair over Iraq war, reveals secret promise to Bush

Mr Keating said Australia was "perhaps the most successful multicultural society in the world", with the settlement of a large Muslim population, but "John Howard put the torch to that". Meanwhile Mr Blair said...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

How Will 'Hamilton' Go On Without Its Biggest Star?

René Cruz, 54, a theater professional from Santa Monica, California, is seeing the show a second time, and specifically bought a ticket to this last Miranda performance. After the show, Miranda tweeted: "It's...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Lawmaker claims victory in close Australian election

Both major parties are short of the 76 seats needed to form a majority government in the House of Representatives, and negotiations are underway with independents who will hold at least four seats. But he said ...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

'Corbyn must go', says Eagle as Smith opts out

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn . Once a leadership campaign has kicked off, Labour's national executive will have to rule on the highly controversial question of whether Mr Corbyn has to find 50 Labour MP...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

ISIL suspects jailed pending trial over Istanbul airport attack

Prosecutors have identified two of the three suspected attackers as Russians Rakim Bulgarov and Vadim Osmanov. Security has already been beefed up at airports globally. Be Civil - It's OK to have a differenc...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Washington slaps sanctions on North Korea for human rights abuses

Treasury official Tom Malinowski, who oversees human rights and labor issues, said numerous people on the list had not been previously known. North Korea has also been mentioned by the presumptive presidentia...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Dallas gunman named as Michah Johnson

The suspect said he was upset at white people . The investigating officer closed the case just minutes after arriving at the scene in a parking lot behind a strip mall. The incident that left five officers d...More..

2 withdraw names from Trump VP list; 1 endorses Gov. Pence
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

2 withdraw names from Trump VP list; 1 endorses Gov. Pence

Later Tuesday, Corker flew with Trump to a campaign rally in the swing state of North Carolina, where Trump introduced him to the cheering crowd as "a great friend of mine, somebody respected by everybody"....More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

OMG - Calvin Harris Wrote a Breakup Song About Hiddlewift!!

The pop star invited a bunch of her famous friends for a star-studded celebration in the surf outside her $18 million Rhode Island mansion. Taylor's security team allegedly stopped him at the gate of her ...More..

Obama to Cut Short European Trip, Will Visit Dallas
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Obama to Cut Short European Trip, Will Visit Dallas

As the country reels from the police killings of a charismatic cafeteria manager and a father of five , President Barack Obama is calling on the nation to reflect. According to CNN , the Air Force was report...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Orlando, Tampa get tentative OK for flights to Cuba

Those routes will connect five US cities - Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Philadelphia - with nine Cuban cities. "Our countdown to Cuba continues with enthusiasm and we're finalizin...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Would-be British PM sparks row with remarks on rival's childlessness

The announcement was made on July 7 as Conservative MPs started to cast their votes on who should next lead the party. The victor will replace Prime Minister David Cameron, who announced his resignation after B...More..

Iraq PM announces recapture of key base from IS militants
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Iraq PM announces recapture of key base from IS militants

The head of the Baghdad Operations Command was Lieutenant General Abdulamir al-Shimmari, but the premier's office did not identify the other officials who were removed. The area, packed with shops, cafes and re...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Senate leader says will try again to pass Zika bill

That prompted House GOP leadership to tighten rules governing which amendments may be considered on the floor. Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, announced to his conference last week that the package will inclu...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Expect a slugfest when Brock Lesnar returns against Mark Hunt

While the WWE star is noncommittal on his next return, there are other fighters already looking his way. Since then, Brock Lesnar won the WWE Championship three more times as well as won the UFC Heavywei...More..

Andrea Leadsom's motherhood remarks about Theresa May sparks outrage
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Andrea Leadsom's motherhood remarks about Theresa May sparks outrage

The new leader will be chosen by 150,000 Conservative Party members on September 9, after the women campaign around the country, and will also become prime minister unless a new parliamentary election is called...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Canada Post Agrees To 30-Day Extension As Requested By Postal Union

Today, however, the public has many ways to say "to hell with Canada Post " from email to private couriers. Postal workers recently won a court challenge to legislation forcing them back to work after Canad...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Americans are not as divided as some have suggested, Obama says

On Friday, Obama insisted that Brexit would not undermine Britain's role in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but urged London and Brussels to avoid "protracted, adversarial negotiations" over their divorce. O...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Turkey: more arrests connected to Airport bombings

The private Dogan news agency said the two suspects hail from the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan and identified them by their initials F.M.I and K.V. Russian Federation fought two wars against Chechen sep...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

United Nations criticises Israeli plans to expand settlements

Israel's defense ministry said Governor Kamal Humeid had been stripped of his "privileges". Israeli security forces have struggled to respond after months of attacks on Israeli civilians and security forces,...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Beijing downplays comments on potential South China Sea clash

The US has also strengthen ties with Manila in recent months. This photo taken on December 11, 2015 shows uniquely lovely winter scenery of the Zhaoshu Island in the South China Sea . Vietnam, Brunei, Malays...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Obama: U.S. gun rules heighten tension between police, citizens

US President Barack Obama said on Saturday he expected Britain to go through with leaving the European Union after last month's referendum and was concerned to limit the damage to the British, European and glob...More..

Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Beijing holds South China Sea war games before ruling

Liu Xiaoming says the case goes against the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea because sovereignty and territorial disputes are not supposed to fall under the jurisdiction of the Convention. US D...More..

Sanders stalls in effort to oppose trade deal in platform
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Sanders stalls in effort to oppose trade deal in platform

Sanders supporter Benjamin Jealous, a former NAACP president who serves as a member of the committee, called the amendment "a victory for the Bernie Sanders campaign and for working people across the country"....More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Protests against police shooting resume in Baton Rouge

A police spokesman said several arrests were made and two weapons recovered during the confrontation. State police Col. Mike Edmonson said some troopers were outfitted with helmets and assault-style weapons s...More..

Australian ruling party inches closer to re-election win
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Australian ruling party inches closer to re-election win

As of Wednesday, Australian Broadcasting Corp. election analysts - considered among the most reliable - were predicting that the coalition had 70 seats, Labor 67 and the minor parties and independents were lead...More..