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Pastor blames Milwaukee violence on lack of jobs

The gathering occurred in the neighborhood where a Milwaukee officer shot and killed a man police say was armed hours earlier during a foot chase. A Milwauke...


Zambia's president Edgar Lungu leads early election results

The commission had earlier rejected UPND charges that some officials were working to manipulate results to the advantage of Lungu's Patriotic Front. Meanwhile...


Villeneuve-Loubet follows Cannes in burkini swimsuit ban

A French court in Nice has upheld the ban on burkinis imposed by the mayor of Cannes. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history beh...


Sparks Fly As Smith Takes Fight To Corbyn In Bitter Labour Debate

He said Labour was at 26% in the polls, its lowest point since 1982, and Mr Corbyn "cannot lead us back to power". The MP for Pontypridd told more than 50 mem...


Making A Murderer's Steven Avery 'happy' after nephew's conviction overturned

November 8, 2005: Avery tells reporters he fears authorities are trying to frame him for Halbach's slaying because he sued Manitowoc County officials for $36 mi...


Man dies after lightning strike in NY park; 4 others injured

National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Frugis said it was a rare occurrence, as all five victims were injured by a single lightning strike. Police said ...


In reversal, Donald Trump finally endorses Speaker Paul Ryan

Trump's endorsement of McCain and Ayotte was similar in tone. Trump's endorsement came after a week of speculation following an interview with the Washington...


At Least 7 Injured In Swiss Train Attack

Stabbing attack on a train in Switzerland: Media outlets are reporting that a knife-wielding man attacked passengers during a train ride in St. Gallen, Switzerl...


Donald Trump endorses Paul Ryan after initially declining to do so

Mr Trump's refusal to back Mr Ryan had been seen by many as a final straw. In a statement posted Thursday afternoon, the board said Trump "holds views that ar...


IS frees hundreds of abducted civilians in north Syria

The SDF-affiliated Manbij Military Council says that their forces now control most of Manbij , and tightened the siege on ISIS militants. With the Islamic ...


Pakistan arrests ex-husband, father of slain UK woman

The woman's former husband said that he had a grudge against her because she married a man of anoter sect. The BBC is reporting today that Ms Shahid's first h...


Pakistani lawyers on strike after Quetta attack

On 27 March this year, the terrorists killed more than 70 people, including several children, at a park during Easter celebrations. The United States has stro...


Burkini ban: Villeneuve-Loubet follows Cannes in banning full-body swimsuits

The mayor of Cannes , famous for its annual film festival, said he had signed off on the burqini ban out of "respect for good customs and secularism", a ...


Joseph Schooling wins Singapore's first ever Olympic gold medal at Rio

Anthony Ervin became the oldest victor of an individual Olympic swimming medal at 35 when he won the 50-meter freestyle a full 16 years after he won it a first ...


Bufera su Trump: per fermare Hillary richiama l'uso delle armi

I firmatari hanno poi rincarato la dose, aggiungendo che l'elezione di Trump "metterebbe a rischio la sicurezza nazionale del Paese e il suo benessere". Trump...


United States claims DAESH weakened in Iraq, Syria

Army Lt. Gen. Sean MacFarland , commander of the task force overseeing the war, said since he took over last September, about 25,000 ISIS fighters have been ki...


Hillary Clinton Denounces NAFTA And TPP In Awkward Policy Reversal

This makes American products more expensive while decreasing the price of imports from that country, killing American jobs. "I will stand up to China and anyo...


McConnell: GOP chances to keep Senate are 'very dicey'

The Trump campaign dismissed that categorization, insisting it was a regularly scheduled meeting between the nominee and party officials. GOP concerns about T...


Health Canada relaxes rules for medical marijuana

The amount a patient can grow will be linked to the amount of pot they have been prescribed by a doctor. "We were anxious they were going to try to avoid lett...


Ayana gets world record in opener of Olympic track program

Ayana's 31-year-old teammate Tirunesh Dibaba took bronze . The gold medal had yet to be hung on Ethiopia's Almaz Anaya's neck before fellow competitors b...


Austrian among those injured in Thailand attacks

Chakthip said the types of the bombs are similar to small bombings in the three Muslim-majority southernmost provinces of Thailand, where a bloody insurgency ha...


Turkey seeks 32 fugitive diplomats in post-coup inquiry

Turkey, NATO's second-largest armed forces and a partner in the fight against Islamic State, dismissed or arrested tens of thousands of soldiers, officials and ...


Pakistan to deport blacklisted American who returned

Nisar said that American spy had applied for visa after five years as he had been deported and black listed in 2011. "He was found in a sensitive area, involv...


Grainger takes silver to become GB's most decorated female Olympian

Grainger, who won the double sculls four years ago with Anna Watkins, knew she would find returning following her post-London two-year sabbatical challenging bu...


Several wounded in 2 PKK attacks in south Turkey

At the same time a auto bomb explosion targeting police in a historic part of the city Diyarbakir also wounded several people, the official said. In Diyarbaki...


Macy's plans to close 100 stores, boost online investment

That trend seemed to level off in the quarter as summer travel encouraged more spending, CEO Terry Lundgren said in a statement . They're also increasingly r...


Lawsuit: Trump's NC Campaign Director Pointed Gun at Aide

Bordini says Trump's campaign director in North Carolina pulled a 45 caliber pistol on him in his Jeep. The lawsuit said the gun incident occurred during a ...


Arkansas cops shot; gun-wielding suspect not in custody

Both Spells and Cooper were hit by fire from Jones. He later surrendered to authorities and was taken into custody. Sheriff's Cpl. William "Bill" Cooper was s...


Satellite Photos Suggest Chinese Military Build-Up on Disputed South China Sea Islands

Such judgments were made more hard by a lack of transparency about intentions, he said, repeating a frequent US criticism of China's secretive military. "The nu...


Delta struggles through third day of computer problems

Despite the additional Wednesday cancellations, the company said they managed to depart 1,500 flights, while about 80 percent of the flights departed within 30 ...


Council of Europe head says Turkey needs understanding

Secretary of State John Kerry. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim contended Monday the economy may be stronger than before, with the coup attempt acting a...


Vietnam Moves New Rocket Launchers Into Disputed S.China Sea

The Vietnamese foreign ministry denies deploying rocket launchers to the South China Sea; however, Vietnam maintains it has the right to to defensive deployment...


Rio 2016 Olympic Games: men's time trial

A powerful finish however saw him match his third place finish from four years ago in London. Fabian Cancellara was already one of the greatest cyclists of al...


Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Russia for talks with Putin

A previous uptick in relations between Turkey and Russian Federation was built on a macho friendship between Putin and Erdogan, two combative leaders in their e...


Turkish naval officer missing in US

In an interview with the state-run Anadolu agency, Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey's rapprochement with Russian Federation was not meant as a message to the We...


Trump endorses Paul Ryan

Ryan reiterated his support for Trump hours before the endorsement, but the Wisconsin Republican noted his support wasn't a "blank check" and pledged to speak o...


UN's Yemen envoy announces one-month recess for peace talks

They later tightened their grip on power and forced President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi to flee in February 2015. On Saturday, loyalist forces reported heavy fig...


Bombing outside hospital in Pakistani city of Quetta kills 6

Noor Ahmed, the hospital's deputy chief surgeon for victims of violent crime, said they were treating about 50 wounded in the bombing. The military has since ...


Alabama chief justice's ouster over gay marriage weighed

The hearing was on dueling motions for summary judgments by both parties to end the case. "We are here to talk about Chief Justice Roy Moore and his repeated ...


Facebook sidesteps ad-blocking on desktop computers

In a blog post, Facebook's vice president of ads and business platform Andrew Bosworth acknowledged that when it comes to dealing with bad ads, ad blockers ...


EFCC finally releases blogger, Abusidiq

Asked if his client was told to report back to the office of the anti-graft agency, Bello said: "For now, he has not been asked to come back or to report back a...


Paul Ryan Campaigns to Fend Off Trump-Fueled Primary Challenger

The Friday announcement at the KI Center in downtown Green Bay elicited, according to those in attendance, cheers and boos. No one asked Ryan about Nehlen or ...


This Human Rights Activist Finally Ends A Nearly 16-Year Hunger Strike

Sharmila's elder brother I. Shinghajit, in an open letter to her, made an impassioned appeal to her to continue the fast. "I want to be Chief Minister of Manipu...


Smriti Irani stands in queue, places order at Starbucks just like us

She comes on her own. No fuss, no entourage, no security. Apparently, her visit to Starbucks without any security has made her an internet hit. Most min...


Jared Leto's Joker was inspired by David Bowie

Amanda now recruits assassin Deadshot (Smith) and others against witch Enchantress (Delevingne) who has developed a weapon of mass destruction. Enchantress be...


Arkansas Green Party Seeks New Life After Sanders' Rise

A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal Poll showed Stein with support of 5 percent of the electorate, indicating that Sanders supporters have not yet flocked to h...


Olympic Results - Barnes knocked out of after one fight

I would have been embarrassed next week". "This morning will be the last time I will be 49 kilo ever. I am pleased with how I fought, he is a world champion, ...


Olympic Judo: Kosovo win first Olympic medal as Majlinda Kelmendi claims gold

But two months ago while training in France, Kelmendi refused to give a urine sample in an unannounced, out-of-competition test sprung by the French agency. On ...


South Africa's ruling party suffers biggest election setback

The opposition Democratic Alliance, which named its first black party leader previous year, made a strong move out of its stronghold in the city of Cape Town, w...


Rio's Olympic Opening Ceremonies Had Low Budget, High Appeal

Hours earlier, the Olympics were declared open at Rio's fabled Maracana stadium late Friday with Brazilian marathon runner Vanderlei Cordeiro lighting the cauld...