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Hundreds attend memorial service for Dallas officer Michael Smith

A black Minnesota man who was fatally shot by a police officer last week will be remembered at an ecumenical service at a stately Catholic cathedral. Funeral...


Speaker Ryan: Pence would be a good, conservative VP

The convention will highlight religious leaders such as Jerry Falwell Jr . and Haskel Lookstein, the NY rabbi who converted Trump's daughter Ivanka to Judaism....


In US: Presidential race tied, Clinton hurt by emails

On the eve of the summer's political conventions, at which the general election campaign officially begins, the latest AP-GfK findings underscore the deep sense...


Swing state polls show Trump, Clinton tied

Surprisingly, Cruz also sparked the most "haha" reactions, but as TrackMaven says, it's unclear whether users were laughing with the senator or at him. It won...


Philippines urges Beijing to 'respect' sea ruling

Ministry of National Defence spokesman Senior Colonel Yang Yujun said in a statement that no matter what kind of ruling was to be made, the Chinese military...


Malaysia calls for effective implementation of DOC in S. China Sea

The Philippines filed the legal challenge against China in 2013 under Duterte's predecessor, Benigno Aquino. President Xi Jinping has said China's "territor...


Owen Smith joins Labour leadership race

The NEC has agreed that this time round, the one-off payment that will allow them to take part will go up to £25. The sum is a significant hike on a year ago,...


Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party suspended by NEC

He said: "I will stand in this election and I will do the decent thing and fight Jeremy Corbyn on the issues, just as he will do with me, and at the end of th...


Britain's new PM forms cabinet

George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer in David Cameron's cabinet has resigned from the government, in what was the first shock as new Prime Minister Ther...


Putin to receive Kerry for talks on Syria, Ukraine

Officials backing the agreement believe that if the US lends a hand with information on targets, Russian Federation will be encouraged to push for an amicable p...


Michael Gove, Nicky Morgan sacked from British cabinet roles

But on Thursday, more major names were removed from the upper echelons of British politics, among them culture secretary John Whittingdale, a man who has been a...


Trump Picking Pence As Running Mate

Trump had initially suggested he would wait until the Republican National Convention to unveil his vice presidential choice, but IN law forced his hand. The...


Fatal overdoses rising across the province

The number of drug overdose deaths in B.C.is growing and fentanyl appears to be a big factor in those fatalities. Across the north, the first half of 2016 has...


Pokemon Go Collectors Warned by Niantic: Be On Guard But Have Fun

Indeed, some reports indicate that some restaurants, like these in Australia , are already getting a piece of the Pokemon pie, but affiliations here in the U...


Turkey detains 13 suspects over Istanbul airport attack

Thousands of foreign fighters from scores of countries have crossed Turkey to join Islamic State in Syria and Iraq in recent years. The Feb. 17 suicide attack...


US to offer Russia anti-terror pact in Syria

The new pact, being discussed today by Secretary of State John Kerry in Moscow , is aimed at rooting out and destroying ISIS in Syria. In this scenario, th...


Britain's May pledges to put 'working people' first if elected PM

David Davis, a staunchly Eurosceptic lawmaker who says the risk of losing a key export partner will force European Union leaders such as Angela Merkel to agre...


Campaign for Mosul in Iraq to get 560 more USA troops

The attack came as government forces deployed in most of the capital and closed off major roads around the city. Yesterday, visiting U.S. Defense Secretary As...


On cusp of history, Mickelson shoots 63 at British Open

The 46-year-old made eight birdies and did not drop a shot. It is never easy to put them together. "I didn't take on a lot of trouble today and was able to ge...


Kerry takes Syria strikes cooperation proposal to Russia

Russian Federation would limit its air strikes to some certain targets and not let the Syrian regime to bomb "designated areas", AP said, noting, however, tha...


Istanbul airport bombers 'planned' on taking hostages

Authorities say all information suggests the shooting and suicide bombing attack by three assailants late Tuesday on one of the world's busiest airports was the...


Theresa Villiers: Decision expected on NI secretary's future

The Tory MP, who backed Andrea Leadsom for party leader, had expressed a desire to continue in the post, highlighting that she was on the same side of the Europ...


MLB All-Star Game takeaways: David Ortiz discusses non-retirement rumors

On Tuesday night, Ortiz will appear in Major League Baseball's All-Star Game for the tenth time in his career. That's why Hernandez's recent insinuation that ...


Ten things you may have missed during the All-Star Game

Britton allowed a single to Daniel Murphy but nothing more. Astros reliever Will Harris struck out St. Louis' Aledmys Diaz with two runners on to end the eighth...


Turkish raids target Islamic State group, 13 held

Investigators had been struggling to identify the bombers from their limited remains, officials said earlier. "It shelled ISIS [Daesh] positions on a daily basi...


Mastermind of Pakistan army school massacre killed in Afghanistan

Gen. Asim Bajwa said in a statement that Khalifa Omar Mansoor was killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, without providing details about the time and location...


Michael Nutter: 'Black AND Blue Lives Matter'

We are all reeling from a brutal week in our nation's history, one that began with reports of two more police-involved shootings caught on tape in Louisiana...


Remarks on the One-Year Anniversary of the JCPOA

Kerry's comments follow Iranian president Hassan Rouhani's warning Wednesday that Iran would pull back from the deal if the other parties, including the U.S., U...


Deadly ISIS attack on checkpoint in Iraq kills a dozen

The militant group carries out such bombings in the capital and other parts of Iraq quite frequently. Italian officials on Wednesday pointed to delayed, EU-...


Michael Gove expected to be sacked and returned to the backbenches

Leading Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson said he was "humbled" having been named new foreign secretary, in one of Mrs May's first cabinet appointments. After car...


Profile of the new UK Prime Minister - Theresa May

She was, however, amused by the level of attention she was getting. Speaking outside the Palace of Westminster after her victory was officially confirmed, Mrs...


Froome risks losing yellow jersey in wild 12th stage of Tour

Australia's Richie Porte, who was climbing with Froome and Dutchman Bauke Mollema in a crucial three-man move in the overall standings, crashed into the back of...


NASA's Juno Spacecraft Arrives at Jupiter

Ground controllers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory erupted in applause when the solar-powered Juno spacecraft beamed news home that it was circling ...


Britain's top envoy anything but diplomatic

European Union leaders, still reeling from Britain's decision to become the first country to leave the bloc in its 60-year history, pressed May for a quick divo...


Against atrocities: JI to hold protests for Kashmir on July 31

Kashmir has been beleaguered since 1947, when India and Pakistan gained independence from Britain but disagreed on which country would get the Himalayan region....


Interest rates unchanged in United Kingdom, confounding analysts' expectations

The pound was on track for a more than 2.9 percent weekly rise against the dollar - its best performance since 2009. The rate has been at this level for seven...


National polls shift toward Trump

Among registered voters in Pennsylvania who say they definitely plan to vote, Clinton maintains her 9 point advantage. Sixty-seven percent of voters now say C...


May filling more gov't posts; euroskeptics in key roles

In a surprise choice, May named former London Mayor Boris Johnson as her foreign secretary. May won the leadership battle and quickly sacked Gove, who is no...


Fire station reopens after Facebook posts prompt closing

During that period, getting in any trouble is grounds for firing. Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins closed the station at 1 a.m. Monday. Richland County also fire...


Andrea Leadsom 'could become the Tory version of Jeremy Corbyn', minister warns

Thatcher, the country's first female prime minister, served from 1979 to 1990. The victor will be declared on September 9. Meanwhile Gove, now in third place,...


Australian opposition concedes as incumbent awaits final count

Labor leader Bill Shorten pledged earlier yesterday in his concession speech that his centre- left party wanted to work well with the government. The delay in...


Indiana Gov. Mike Pence emerges as Donald Trump's likely running mate

While Pence has been seen by many in the anxious Republican party as a safe pick for Trump, out of choices that included former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, New...


Dylan Noble, Unarmed Man, Shown Shot by Fresno Police in Graphic Video

The graphic video shows Dylan Noble first walking away from officers, then approaching them with an unidentified object in his hand before shots were fire...


US troops in Afghanistan can strike Taliban more easily, Carter says

More than 2,000 of the remaining USA troops will support the US counterterrorism mission . US and Afghan civilian and military officials have said they exp...


The One Thing About Trump Picking Pence That Liberals Can Cheer About

Reports said Trump's advisers have told national Republican officials they were preparing to make an announcement with Pence, according to three people with kn...


Lynch Testifies on Clinton Email Investigation at House Hearing

Following the shootings by police of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota, a gunman in Dallas last week killed five police officers at ...


Contenders on standby as Trump nears VP decision

Donald Trump has picked Mike Pence to be his vice-presidential candidate, according to several media outlets. The Internet pounced on rumors that Pence was Tr...


Second candidate challenges Corbyn for UK Labour leadership

In comments that raised eyebrows among some of this colleagues, he also accused some on the right of the party of acting in a way which could "split" Labour...


Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull claims elections victory despite ongoing vote count

Speaking to reporters on Monday, he said: "Let's see what we do when we get back to parliament, but I remain completely committed to the view that the quickest ...


What they are saying about Mike Pence

In a scene more reminiscent of television entertainment than a standard presidential campaign, a crush of reporters monitored Mr Trump's departure from Mr Pence...