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Group plans Anchorage Black Lives Matter rally

Black Lives Matter Houston held a press conference at 7 p.m. Friday. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP). They say there were 135, and the demo...


Donald Trump cites Disney's Frozen in defence of 'Star of David' tweet

The Wisconsin lawmaker slammed the tweet earlier this week and warned that anti-Semitic images "have no place in a presidential campaign". "Where is the outra...


Obama praises late Chicago mentor Abner Mikva

In 1979, President Jimmy Carter nominated him to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, where he became chief judge. She said in a stat...


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

In the wake of the failure of this latest attempt to break the deadlock, Labour sources said that union leaders had "reached out" to Mr Watson to see if they co...


Poll shows Clinton, Trump in dead heat in Nevada

Hillary Clinton's campaign says it won't comment about Attorney General Loretta Lynch's acknowledgment that her impromptu meeting with Bill Clinton this week "c...


Police deployed at Mumbai office of Islamic preacher

Security expert Alok Bansal on Thursday said that Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been propounding Wahabi ideology which is becoming a breeding ground for terro...


GOP senator angrily confronts Donald Trump at closed meeting

The four U.S. House members joined their Republican colleagues for a meeting at the Capitol Hill Club . "I still need to be persuaded". "He thinks he has the a...


Israel approves 800 settler homes in & outside E. Jerusalem after teen killing

Hanan Ashrawi, the PLO executive committee member, said in an emailed press statement that it is "occupation" under worldwide cover. An Israeli official has c...


US to deploy 1000 troops for NATO battalion in Poland

Moscow bitterly opposes NATO's expansion into its Soviet-era satellites, which it sees as a threat to its own security. He cited Russian aggression, the con...


Trump, Flake spar during likely GOP nominee's visit to Congress

In a closed-door meeting Thursday created to foster party unity, Donald Trump laid into three Senate Republicans for not supporting him, The Washington Post re...


CHINA SCS China flexes muscles ahead of United Nations tribunal verdict on SCS

Denmark urged both parties to comply with the ruling and asked South China Sea claimants "to avoid provocative actions". As the United Nations tribunal on t...


Police shotting: Angry protests after traffic stop slaying

Choi said whatever happens in this case, it's clear "we must do better in our state and in our nation to improve police-community interactions to ensure the s...


Labour South Yorkshire councillors sign open letter backing Jeremy Corbyn

Mr Corbyn did not attend the rally because he was meeting with families of service people who died during the Iraq war. But she said: "The country doesn't hav...


President Obama Addresses Dallas Police Shooting: "Vicious, Calculated, Specific Attack"

Five police officers were killed and six wounded Thursday night in Dallas by snipers who opened fire during a protest against police brutality. "What the ...


Bangladesh police admit errors in hostage-taking attack in Dhaka

Khan declined to reply questions from reporters about the identity of the sixth slain suspect. Friday's attack has shocked Bangladesh and analysts have said t...


Mumbai police forms special team to probe Zakir Naik's speeches

Yesterday, Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that Naik's speeches are "highly objectionable". Talking to a news channel on Friday Di...


Chilcot puts pressure on Howard

Responding to the findings of the Chilcot report , he said on Good Morning Britain that if Tony Blair had refused to offer Britain's assistance, it could have ...


Donald Trump Calls Mark Kirk a Loser During GOP Sit-Down

Trump also met with some 200 Republican members of Congress on Thursday. Jeff Flake (R., Ariz.) and in questions from concerned Republicans on immigration and ...


PM Modi Wows the Indian Diaspora in Johannesburg

Mr Modi also opened an exhibition on Gandhi's life at the train station in Pietermaritzburg , where Gandhi was ejected. He had stayed at the station that nig...


Dead from Bull-run Goring in Alicante; 2 Gored in Pamplona

But animal rights groups say the bulls face nearly certain death because they are later stabbed repeatedly during afternoon bullfights. Bull runs, or "encierr...


Dallas shooting: Police killed armed suspect using a robot

Five police officers were shot and killed by snipers in downtown Dallas amidst street protests late Thursday. He is part of the Black Lives Matter movement ...


Trump Tries To Defend Star Of David Tweet With 'Frozen' Coloring Book

Saddam Hussein was a bad guy right . On Thursday, Mr Trump tried to illustrate his point further by showing a colouring book for Disney's Frozen with a star o...


Jordan condemns terror attacks in Saudi Arabia

Four Saudi security personnel were killed and five others were wounded in a suicide bombing Monday outside one of Islam's holiest sites, the Prophet's Mosqu...


Congressional Committee clears Hillary Clinton Of Wrongdoing In Benghazi Report

Though the conclusion of the investigation probably did little to win over detractors and skeptics who believe Clinton is responsible for the attack and its aft...


Trump Invokes 'Frozen' Movie in Defense of So-Called 'Star of David' Tweet

With Trump looking at a self-imposed July 15 deadline to announce his pick, there was no indication that he was anywhere close to reaching what is perhaps the...


Unions and Labour factions to meet in bid to resolve leadership deadlock

In the seven minute speech to MPs, which is interrupted frequently by the banging of desks in support, Lord Kinnock urges them not to abandon Labour in the face...


Tony Blair is unrepentant despite a damning verdict on the Iraq war

However, Blair said he believed "the world is better and safer as a result" of toppling Saddam Hussein . "The bottom line is that this Government doesn't tra...


US Republicans reject Democratic funding proposals for opioids

Democratic lawmakers including Sens. Republicans, though, are accusing Democrats of opposing the Zika funding bill simply to protect a "special interest". T...


Dallas sniper attack: 5 officers killed during protests against police

Hughes told CBS 11 that he was "defamed" by police. The protesters are now in a stand-off with police as they block a major road. Another man, Micah Johns...


South Africa a place where 'Mohandas' became 'Mahatma': PM Modi

Other MOU covered areas of mining‚ construction‚ electronics‚ rail‚ defence and education. "Gandhi established the settlement as an communal experimental farm...


Kevin Durant: "I plan on being here"

Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green met face-to-face with Durant in an effort to bring him to California. "It felt like they weren...


NWS issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all of SE NC

Thunderstorms which have developed in upper MI state are expected to track eastwards and could impact the Sault Ste Marie area early this afternoon. Be prepar...


Ex-soldier kills 5 officers in Dallas, setting US on edge

People write condolence notes and lay flowers at a growing memorial in front of the Dallas Police Headquarters on Friday . During a standoff, the gunman told...


Black Lives Matter persists in efforts to raise awareness

The officers were shut during a protest over two recent fatal police shootings. "However, we will not be stifled or stopped", she said. "I'm sick, I'm hurt"...


Debate erupts: Is motherhood an advantage for UK's next PM?

The governing Conservative Party took another step on Thursday in its process to replace Prime Minister David Cameron, winnowing the contest to two candidates: ...


Car bomb hits army outpost in Turkey; 2 dead

Seven people were injured-three critically-in the attack, which occurred 12:45 p.m. local time (0945GMT), the statement said. The PKK has claimed responsibi...


Obama: "No justification" for attacks on law enforcement

He also said the nation should express its gratitude to those serving in law enforcement. "There is no possible justification for these kinds of attacks or an...


Dallas shooter was US Army vet who served in Afghanistan

The US Army confirmed that Johnson served as a reservist for six years, including a tour of duty in Afghanistan. A search of Johnson's home in the nearby subu...


Angela Eagle: I have the numbers to challenge Jeremy Corbyn

While Paul Flynn, who at 81 is one of the oldest sitting MPs, will juggle shadow leader of the house with shadow secretary for Wales. Mr McKeever has now post...


India's Modi marks Gandhi's historic South African ride

He said the ratings agency Moodys has said that FDI inflows were all-time high in 2016, highlighting the success of our Make in India initiative. My advice to...


Israel to expand West Bank settlement after girl's death

Much of the current Israeli government is opposed to a Palestinian state under any circumstance, and several have argued for full annexation of the West Bank...


Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Banter 'Frozen' Style

Another potential candidate had been first-term Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, who also campaigned with Trump this week. But on Wednesday, she, too, took herself out of ...


Americans Gored In Spain's Running Of The Bulls

The protest was held before Spain's annual Running of the Bull festival began. One man aged 66 suffered severe concussion while three others had minor injur...


Obama reduces United States troop drawdown in Afghanistan

Obama said "the narrow missions" assigned to U.S. forces will not change, and that they will remain focused on "training" Afghan forces and "supporting" operati...


Donald Trump has praised Saddam Hussein... again

Davis/Getty Images Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts on ...


Car bomb hits army outpost in Turkey; at least 1 dead

The latest vehicle bombing targeted the Cevizpinar village outpost in Mardin province, near the border with Syria, around 1 p.m. (1000 GMT), the sources said ,...


Angela Eagle will challenge Jeremy Corbyn 'when the time is right'

As the Conservative Party nears resolving the divisions caused by the European Union referendum, the impasse in the Labour party continues with embattled leader...


Five cops shot dead by gunman who 'wanted to kill whites'

Jeff Hood, who had helped organize the demonstration. "But we must start if we are going to face those challenges with an attitude of change, an attitude of hum...


5 police officers killed by snipers at protest in Dallas

While the White House ruled out any link between the gunman and known "terrorist organizations", Johnson's Facebook page ties him to several radical black act...


Kenney announces Alberta PC leadership run

There have been rumours that the Calgary MP might try to unite Alberta's two right-leaning provincial parties. First was his mom. McAllister, who was narrowly...