Trump's VP curveball: He's considering a retired general

Of course, with speculation reaching a fever pitch - Trump told Cillizza he'll make the decision in the next "three to four" days, and the answer could always swing again - let's hope the most important resume factor for any potential No. More..

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Fighting erupts in South Sudan

Residents said that the helicopters opened fire at the headquarters of the vice-president, Riek Machar, during a fifth day of violence which has left up to 270 people dead, including two Chinese peacekeepers. J...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

South Sudan president orders army to cease hostilities

The war has been characterised by rape, ethnic massacres, attacks on civilians, the use of child soldiers, pillage, widespread destruction of property and displacement of millions. "You can't the put the genie ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Ex-wife identifies MI courthouse shooter

After wounding deputy Atterberry and mortally wounding the two bailiffs, Sheriff Bailey says Gordon took hostages for about five minutes and then tried to escape through another door. "Then a police officer cam...More..

Obama to travel to Dallas, cut European trip short: WH
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Obama to travel to Dallas, cut European trip short: WH

Hours later, after chaos erupted in Dallas and five police officers were killed in sniper shootings that began during protests stemming from the Minnesota and Louisiana shootings, he promised justice. Obama, wh...More..

Campers from Alabama arrested in connection with wildfire
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Campers from Alabama arrested in connection with wildfire

More than 50 Colorado National Guard soldiers and airmen are providing aerial wildland firefighting and security capabilities to civil authorities in response to the Cold Springs fire near Nederland, Colorado...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Spieth to skip Olympics

All have indicated support for 2020 in Tokyo. Jason Day, Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnston had all previously withdrawn citing concerns over the Zika virus. "So we're going to have strong fields, and the players...More..

Suspect shot by police in Brooklyn
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Suspect shot by police in Brooklyn

The suspect was shot twice and taken to the hospital where he later died. A revolver was recovered, NYPD said. Seven adults and an infant inside the apartment were unarmed, police said. Police say he was wear...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Dallas suspect had plans for larger attack

Officers swarmed the department's headquarters, searching for a reported suspicious person in a garage before finally issuing an all-clear. " We're convinced that this suspect had other plans and thought t...More..

Authorities search Wisconsin mine for 3 teens
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Authorities search Wisconsin mine for 3 teens

He said they were uninjured, apart from some bumps and scrapes, and returned to their parents. The three teens have been found alive. We were there as they walked them out to ambulances. He said the boys went...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Stephanie Davis cheers on Love Island's Scott Thomas to win the show!

ITV2 have this evening confirmed that there will be another series of Love Island in 2017, after the show was recommissioned for a new year. In tonight's finale the couples attend the Love Island Summer Ball...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

President Obama to visit Dallas on Tuesday

The message was that police and the public need to start protecting and understanding each other. One of those arrested reportedly included DeRay McKesson, a prominent activist in the peaceful Black Lives Ma...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Firefighters killed in truck rollover on highway

The Boulder County Sheriff's Office says there are 30 more homes in the path of the fire. 'The men did not ensure that the fire was properly extinguished by dousing it with water, or making sure the ashes w...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Sanders wins liberal influence over Democratic platform

Although Sanders objected to Malloy's role as co-chair of the committee, saying the governor is too tied to Clinton to be impartial, Cassano said Malloy handled the job well. "I think if you read the platform r...More..

Dallas surgeon: Not saving officers 'weighs on my mind'
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Dallas surgeon: Not saving officers 'weighs on my mind'

This is all really...it has to stop. "When you come here, we'll treat you". Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking n...More..

The NRA and Philando Castile's 2nd Amendment rights
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The NRA and Philando Castile's 2nd Amendment rights

Some blowback, surprisingly, was coming from within the organization. Known to push its agenda with tweets following high-profile incidents, the NRA's silence infuriated members as well as gun control advocat...More..

Hillary: Loretta Lynch-Bill Clinton Meeting 'Purely Social' - Talked About Grandkids, Golf
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Hillary: Loretta Lynch-Bill Clinton Meeting 'Purely Social' - Talked About Grandkids, Golf

FBI Director James Comey said this week there weren't grounds to prosecute Clinton but that she and her aides had been "extremely careless" in their handling of classified information . In the Freedom of I...More..

Mexico tells Trump if he wants a wall, he can build it
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Mexico tells Trump if he wants a wall, he can build it

Now two artists have built a wall - or the start of one - near the edge of Jacumba Hot Springs, California, a border town 70 miles southeast of San Diego. In many cases, those illegally crossing the Mexican bor...More..

Twitter marks
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Twitter marks "Black Lives Matter" movement with special emoji

Paul, Minnesota, and the deadly sniper attack on police officers in Dallas. The protest was peaceful but powerful, with speeches running for several hours. Demonstrations have unfolded in cities including Wa...More..

Civilian who survived shooting was 4th victim
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Civilian who survived shooting was 4th victim

The shooting occurred at the Berrien County Courthouse just after 2 p.m. local time Monday. St. Joseph is a town on the shores of Lake Michigan, across the lake from Chicago. The inmate disarmed one of the ...More..

Nintendo shares surge again following Pokemon GO launch
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Nintendo shares surge again following Pokemon GO launch

Nintendo's shares rose nearly 9% last Friday. They have gained 36 percent since Thursday's close with the initial momemtum coming from the game shooting to the top of free app rankings in Apple Inc's USA iTunes...More..

Shooting inside MI courthouse, report says
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Shooting inside MI courthouse, report says

MI was the site of an accused man who somehow managed to get loose from his cuffs earlier today, got his hands on the deputy sheriff's gun, and began shooting. Bailey didn't provide details about how the shoote...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Obama to address shootings of minorities at service for slain Dallas officers

Four days after the ambush that also left seven officers and two civilians hurt, investigators say the gunman had bigger plans. During the Cold War nuclear weapons were positioned there. The Dallas protest ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Pokemon Go game is huge hit

But don't lose hope just yet. And Android users can use this link . Players have also started sharing information about locations with many Pokemon online, which is likely the reason why scores of people flo...More..

Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Korea vows to end diplomat communication channel with US

Kumar said he did not think the prisoners would be affected in other significant ways. Kirby repeated a call for North Korea to release the Americans from "improper and unjust detention" and stressed the ne...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Clashes break out in Minnesota amid nationwide protests of police violence

A similar demonstration at St George's Hall in Liverpool scheduled for yesterday (Jul 10) was postponed due to a clash with another event at the venue, however, dozens still marched through the city's streets a...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

South Sudan president orders cease-fire after clashes

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir has declared a ceasefire after days of heavy fighting in the capital of Juba . The violence was especially worrying to the worldwide community because of the ethnic tensions...More..

Pokemon Go is Nintendo's $7.5 Billion Savior
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Pokemon Go is Nintendo's $7.5 Billion Savior

According to stats out today, Pokemon Go was rolled out across the world last week and already has almost the same number of daily Android users as Twitter . There were so many in attendance, benches wer...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Simone Biles, Raisman, Douglas headline team for Rio

But I guess I have to now, because you guys said I have to". Douglas (117.450) and Kocian (117.050) finished seventh and eighth. She is known as the Tom Brady/LeBron James of women's gymnastics in the United ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Criticism mounts over how police handle Louisiana protesters

Sterling was selling CDs in front of the Triple S Food Mart when two officers confronted him after an anonymous caller said Sterling had threatened him with a gun. A picture of him kneeling during his arrest, t...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Oil rebounds from 2-month lows, outlook seen volatile

A strong greenback makes dollar-priced commodities like oil more expensive for those using other currencies. "We believe that the oil market is in the early stages of a sustainable but protracted recovery". T...More..

Two bailiffs, suspect dead in MI courthouse
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Two bailiffs, suspect dead in MI courthouse

On his Twitter account, Gov. Rick Snyder said the scene at the courthouse has been secured and MSP has begun its investigation. The shooting occurred at the Berrien County Courthouse in the town of St Joseph,...More..

Apple, Microsoft, HP among companies shunning GOP convention
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Apple, Microsoft, HP among companies shunning GOP convention

John Kasich. She says most of the NeverTrump crowd won't support him, either. Correll argued being forced to vote against his conscience is a violation of his constitutional rights. A wide scale floor battle ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

For China, Trump perhaps better the devil they don't know

The anticipated ruling by the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague today on the Philippines' claim against China will no doubt create further tension whether the ruling is in favour of the Philipp...More..

Arizona delegate won't vote for Trump at convention
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Arizona delegate won't vote for Trump at convention

Formed in the past month, the organization claims to have hundreds of convention delegates on its side - but few actually on the rules committee. Any of the three proposals will need the support of at least 2...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Gabby Douglas makes U.S. Olympic gymnastics team

She finished fourth in the 200-meter final, one spot away from Rio, in a.01-second loss to a sprawling Jenna Prandini at U.S. Track and Field Trials. She dropped out before the final of seven events, the 800,...More..

Obama urges greater respect, understanding after shootings
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Obama urges greater respect, understanding after shootings

He is visiting on invitation of the mayor of Dallas, the White House said . Vice President Joe Biden will also attend the service at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Centre, as will former first lady Laura Bu...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Sanders Loses Bid on TPP Language in Democratic Party Platform

Right after Hillary Clinton gathered the required delegates which allowed her to clinch the Democratic nomination, everybody believed that it was just a matter of time until Bernie Sanders would endorse her...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Baton Rouge photo everyone is talking about

Activist DeRay Mckesson, who ran an unsuccessful bid to become Baltimore's mayor a year ago, was live streaming a protest against the recent police shooting of Alton Sterling when he was taken into custody al...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Bernie Sanders Will Endorse Hillary Clinton at Event Next Week

According to CNN , Sanders is pressing for policy concessions to be considered for the party's platform, yet Clinton aides continue to chafe against Sanders remaining in the race now that Clinton is the pr...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Cleveland tightens Republican convention security after Dallas attack

Counting the RNC's 168 members - and there are many who are also on the pre-convention week committees, roughly a tenth of the total delegates who will be in Cleveland the following week will be on hand for...More..

Jeter marries SI swimsuit model in Napa Valley
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Jeter marries SI swimsuit model in Napa Valley

Throughout his Major League Baseball career, Derek Jeter was a notorious bachelor , being linked to some of the most lovely women in the world. Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis have been together since 2012. "...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Trump policy speech calls for changes in veterans' programs

Trump's 10-point plan hinges on giving veterans the choice for care at either a VA hospital or at a private health care facility, with care at both funded by the government. "It's time for our hostility against...More..

Attorney says Minnesota officer reacted to Philando Castile's gun, not his race
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Attorney says Minnesota officer reacted to Philando Castile's gun, not his race

In shocking videos of their deaths, Sterling can be seen pinned to the ground by police, and Castile was shot in his auto while reaching for his wallet. Obama wrote that he was "constrained in commenting on t...More..

Gabby Douglas qualifies for Olympic Games
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Gabby Douglas qualifies for Olympic Games

Simone Biles , Lauren Hernandez, Aly Raisman, Gabrielle Douglas and Madison Kocian will be the five women representing the country in the upcoming Games. Douglas described her effort Friday as "just okay" whe...More..

Baton Rouge DA Hillar Moore recuses himself from Alton Sterling shooting investigation
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Baton Rouge DA Hillar Moore recuses himself from Alton Sterling shooting investigation

State Rep. Ted James, a black attorney in Baton Rouge has been outspoken critic of the shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling , but he says the police department should be given credit overall for bridging rel...More..

Rallies, vigils after killings by police, Dallas ambush
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Rallies, vigils after killings by police, Dallas ambush

All week, she's seen Facebook videos of police showing restraint when dealing with armed, aggressive white men - restraint she didn't see in the police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. It was ...More..

Bailiffs, suspect dead in MI courthouse shooting
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Bailiffs, suspect dead in MI courthouse shooting

Several people, including a police officer, were shot outside the Berrien County courthouse in the town of St. Joseph in southwest MI on Monday, according to reports on NBC and CNN , citing law enforcement. Re...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Families of Dallas police officers mourn their loss

After receiving reports that a suspicious person had entered the building's parking garage, police conducted a manual search and secondary canine search of the garage. It wasn't immediately clear what police we...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

China Warns US to Act 'Cautiously' on South China Sea Dispute

The Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Malaysia and Taiwan have overlapping claims. Were this to happen, they would have a "triangulated series of bases" from which they could dominate the South China Sea. "I thin...More..