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Stocks rising in midday trading as Dow hits record high

The Nasdaq is down 66.06 points, or 1.3 percent. Meanwhile, the Dow finished the day with its highest closing in 13 months. Amazon .com hit a record high of ...


South China Sea Verdict: US Reactions

Even with ASEAN heavyweights urging China to respect a ruling against its maritime claims in the South China Sea , smaller pro-Beijing members will likely ...


Petraeus Case Far Worse Than Clinton's — FBI Director

General Petraeus got in trouble for far less. "Yes", Comey replied . "My primary concern is the impact on what other employees might think in the federal gov...


US senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns

The "Google account scope" line is a reference to the fact that Pokemon Go used to request full account access to your Google account- which means that Nianti...


China rapped over South China Sea, remains defiant

U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby called the ruling "an important contribution to the shared goal of a peaceful resolution to disputes in the South Chi...


China Gets Crushed in Hague Tribunal Over the South China Sea

He added that the United States urges all claimants to avoid provocative statements or actions. Daniel Kritenbrink, US President Barack Obama's top Asia polic...


South Sudan calls ceasefire after lethal clashes in Juba

In a series of tweets , External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asked the nationals to register themselves with the Indian Embassy and not to panic. "We can co...


Divide between Black and Blue lives widens after shootings

Controversial radio host Rush Limbaugh, speaking on his show, claimed that BLM are starting a "war on cops" across the United States, adding that U.S. It's a ve...


Dispute over South China Sea should be resolved through negotiations

Seventeen Democrats on the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees, including the ranking members of both, are urging the Senate to ratify a United ...


Pokemon Go Plus Wearable Selling for Over $100 on Ebay

You can avoid using Google by creating an account for the game via the Pokemon Trainer Club website - but that service has been overloaded by players so ple...


Obama urges rejection of despair at service for fallen Dallas police officers

Former president George W. Bush , who lives in Dallas , is also scheduled to speak. While some disapprove of the anti-police brutality movement's name, Blac...


HAPPY AS LARRY: Number 10 cat to stay on under new PM

He's very much the Downing Street cat, not the Camerons' personal cat", Cabinet Office spokesman Benjamin Oliver told NBC News , adding: "He is a Downing Stree...


What is Pokemon Go?

An ouroboros of phantoms chasing phantoms. On a paranoid note , you should know that the developer of Pokemon Go used to run a company called Keyhole which...


Kashmir continues to boil

The situation continues to be tense across the Valley. Forces have been asked to ensure security of Amarnath pilgrims and enhance vigil along the border to ch...


'Far and away the best': Sanders finally endorses Clinton

The party platform is non-binding, and is pending ratification at the Democratic National Convention at the end of July, but the inclusion of several of Sande...


Jordan Spieth: Zika virus isn't the only reason for Rio withdrawal

Rory McIlroy says golf needs to get tougher in its drug-testing procedures if it "wants to be seen as a mainstream sport". The fact they - and others - will...


North Korea Says US Detainees Will be Treated Under 'Wartime Law'

Yonhap News Agency reported that North Korea's military issued an unusually strong warning that it will deliver military strikes from the moment the two count...


North Korea threatens United States 'physical response'

The minor People's Party, however, continued to bash the move to deploy the THAAD system. "It was already hard for us to understand the meaning behind North K...


Tribunal: No basis for China's S. China Sea claims

According to Emily Siu, RT's correspondent in China, comments ranged from dead serious - "The Philippines and the USA are disgusting" and "Watch out how the U.S...


Forget the 'farce' bluster, China received the tribunal ruling it dreaded

The ruling doesn't just affect China and the Philippines, but other countries that have competing claims with the nation over large areas of the sea. "The mos...


South Sudan clashes: United States says violence "must stop"

Besides the two Chinese peacekeepers who were killed, there were eight deaths and 67 injuries at the United Nations base on Sunday. The UN and United States hav...


Tribunal rejects China's expansive South China Sea claims

The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague announced its ruling on Tuesday that there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to resources ...


Lukaszuk considering a run at PC leadership

Kenney reiterated that he isn't interested in the Progressive Conservatives or the Opposition Wildrose taking each other over. But the focus was on uniting th...


Iraqi forces link up south of Mosul, tightening noose around Islamic State

Suicide bombings like the one in Baghdad on July 3 that killed almost 300 people, one of the largest attacks since the USA -led invasion that toppled Saddam H...


Australia PM urged to quit after failing to seal emphatic vote win

Voters fill in their ballots at a polling station at Town Hall in Sydney, Saturday, July 2, 2016. "What he's done is given a very unpredictable Senate. "What ...


China has 'no historic rights' in South China Sea: Tribunal

The Philippines and China have always been at odds over Beijing's claims of sovereignty over large swaths of the South China Sea , and Manila took its figh...


Kenny defiant amid calls for new leader

Article 50 is the clause in the EU rulebook that allows a member state to formally exit the union. The two leaders discussed the future of European integratio...


Syrian opposition fighters launch an offensive on government-held Aleppo areas

On Sunday, rebels launched an assault to push government forces back from the road and reopen the route, but it failed and ended with at least 29 opposition f...


Boeing to create 2000 new jobs in the UK

The deal involving the 50 AH-64E Apache helicopters is worth $2.3 billion, the ministry of defence said in a statement. The nine P-8s will be based at RAF Los...


Obama to honor 5 Dallas officers shot by man out for revenge

While Obama said the attack would appear to have exposed the "the deepest fault line of our democracy" he said that Americans must reject such despair. We hav...


Carter says US forces will be put to better use

Carter, on an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, said the powers granted General John Nicholson would allow "much more efficient use and effective use of the for...


United States sending 560 more troops to Iraq as Mosul push intensifies

On Monday in Iraq, Carter announced that the US would be sending 560 additional troops there in the coming days and weeks. Separately, the Republican chairman...


Sanders 'Sold Out' With Clinton Endorsement

Sanders has said he will do all he can to prevent Trump from winning the White House and the senator's vouching for Clinton could help her with the independents...


Pakistani Philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi Passes Away At 92

Edhi, 88, died late on Friday at a medical centre after a long battle with kidney disease. Edhi established a welfare foundation nearly six decades ago that h...


Jeremy Corbyn and the left

Taking a swipe at Mr Corbyn , Ms Eagle said: "A kinder politics must be a reality, not just a slogan". Unions, largely supportive of Corbyn , want him on th...


Reporters, activist arrested during Baton Rouge protests

In Baton Rouge , an invisible, informal line segregates the community, dividing the southern white section from the mostly black part in the north. Breakaway s...


Cameron chairs last cabinet meeting as British PM

He simply turned around and headed back into 10 Downing Street, humming a little tune before saying, "Right!", and slamming the door. Cameron was to face MPs ...


Canada Post workers make new proposal and hold off on strike notice

The last time Canada Post experienced a work stoppage was in 2011, which included 10 days of rotating strikes and a lockout before employees were legislated b...


Born Theresa May to take over tomorrow night as Prime Minister

The race to succeed Cameron was supposed to last through the summer. So did May - but infighting, bad timing and cold feet among leaders of the victorious "leav...


Chris Evans Calls It Quits As Top Gear Host

Evans announced his departure on social media overnight. Amid rumours of a personality clash and widening rift with co-host LeBlanc, along with plummeting rat...


Boeing [NYSE:BA] Mystery Buyer in China Adds 30 737's

Boeing will also deliver 50 Apache AH-64E attack helicopters to the British Army under an agreement signed between the USA and United Kingdom governments. Comi...


What to expect as May starts untangling the UK from the EU

That will come sooner than expected with UK Home Secretary Theresa May expected to be prime minister by Wednesday evening. If an election is held, and if a cand...


Arrested, 5 Officers Injured in Minnesota Protest

The Minnesota police officer who shot and killed a black man after a traffic stop had nothing to do with race, the presence of a gun did, says the lawyer for ...


United States will send 560 troops to Iraq to help retake Mosul

At every step in this campaign, we have generated and seized additional opportunities to hasten ISIL's lasting defeat. Carter told a gathering of USA troops i...


MP challenges Corbyn for Labour leadership

Corbyn was forced into the leadership challenge after a majority of Labour MPs passed a "no confidence" vote in his leadership. "These are dark times for Lab...


Comey Defends His Decision On Clinton Emails: 'Nobody' Would Bring This Case

This particular inquiry was so free of outside influence that Comey apparently caught the Justice Department and the White House off guard by reaching his judgm...


Anti-Trump GOP delegate wins lawsuit

Trump could be announcing his choice within the next few days. "Without safety we have nothing", he said. "I know that he [Trump] will be the type of presid...


Portugal's Euro 2016 champions return to Lisbon

Didier Deschamps said that his team had failed in their desire to "rouse the French people" from the country's recent troubles after losing the final of Euro 20...


Donald Trump regrets his campaign's decision to delete Star of David tweet

The Clinton campaign did not immediately respond to a CNN inquiry about how much was being spent on each ad. He raised only $3.1 million in May, according to ...


Amazon Prime Day sales frenzy kicks off

This year the Seattle retailer says it has stocked more of the deal items. -The Amazon Fire seven inch tablet is on sale for $33.33. Tell us if you plan t...