Monday July 24-th, 2017

South China Sea Dispute: International Court Rejects China's Claims

China asserts sovereignty over nearly all of the strategically vital waters in the face of rival claims from its Southeast Asian neighbours. As it is unclear how the ruling will be enforced at this time, it is unlikely that China will comply.

British Prime Minister Hums After Announcing Resignation British Prime Minister Hums After Announcing Resignation

Her victory means that the complex process of extricating Britain from the European Union will be led by someone who favoured a vote to Remain in last month's membership referendum . Jon Trickett, Labour's election coordinator, said: "It is crucial,...

Sanders endorses Clinton, and his hardcore supporters are feeling Berned

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, liberals and millennials who flocked to his primary campaign. The platform includes ...

Black Lives Matter activists skirt Dallas police and confront counter protesters face-to-face

Saying he is speaking from his own experiences, Stallen lists out reasons why he feels the Black Lives Movement isn't correct and also why he feels police officers are disproportionately blamed for the deaths of black people. "First of all , don't e...

Funeral for man shot by police set for Friday

Sterling, 37, was shot and killed during a confrontation with police in a convenience store parking lot where he'd been selling CDs. DeRay McKesson talks to the media after his release from the Baton Rouge jail in Baton Rouge, La . "I had turned...

Sanders to attend Clinton's New Hampshire rally, likely to endorse Democratic nominee

By competing in every Democratic primary contest, Sanders directed the national spotlight onto election rules and preparedness in each state, from Nevada caucus rules to long lines in Arizona, and six-month early registration deadlines in NY.

MP challenges Corbyn for Labour leadership

Labour leadership challenger Angela Eagle has called on Jeremy Corbyn to "get control" of his supporters after a brick was thrown through the window of her constituency party office. "I think it would be alien to the traditions of the Labour party...

Corbyn calls for Corbyn calls for "calm" after Angela Eagle's office is vandalised

Mr Corbyn had been due to give a speech at the Unite conference in Brighton on Tuesday afternoon, but it was postponed until later in the week. Mr Corbyn has called for the party to unite and believes the leadership challenge against him is "...

I am law and order candidate: Donald Trump

Trump praised the police at the outset of his speech in Virginia Beach in response to the mass shooting in Dallas, Texas, that killed five policemen last week. Under that program, veterans can access federally-paid medical care from local, non-VA d...

Chelsea Manning Finally Able to Speak to Lawyers about Health

This didn't sit well with Chelsea. Last week, the United States military revealed that Manning had been admitted to hospital, but it did not disclose the reason for the admission. The appeal also contends that the Espionage Act that Manning is char...

CNN video shows opposing protesters on good terms in Dallas

She said none of that is Black Lives Matter. Meanwhile, over the weekend protests erupted in states recently affected by police shootings, Minnesota...and Louisiana. When the group of Black Lives Matter demonstrators was not allowed in Sunda...

Theresa May to replace Cameron as United Kingdom prime minister on Wednesday Theresa May to replace Cameron as United Kingdom prime minister on Wednesday

In the end, the conservatives were attempting to choose between May and Andrea Leadsom . The tall, lanky and seemingly shy MP from Maidenhead is known as a tough, no-nonsense home secretary who does not do small talk - former deputy prime minister...

Cameron hums a merry ditty after quitting as British PM Cameron hums a merry ditty after quitting as British PM

Like many Britons, Cameron probably woke up Monday morning thinking that he had the nation's top job until September 9. The race to replace Cameron, however, was supposed to last through the northern summer. "On Wednesday I will attend the House of C...

DA Recuses Himself in Alton Sterling Police Shooting Case DA Recuses Himself in Alton Sterling Police Shooting Case

The family of Delrawn Small, who was killed last week by an off-duty officer in Brooklyn , was calling for reform in the criminal justice system. Police arrest protesters after dispersing crowds in a residential neighborhood in Baton Rouge, Lou...

Leadership contest for Britain's Labour Party

It is also unclear whether Corbyn will appear on the ballot in the new election. The ruling committee will meet at 2pm today - see what they are set to discuss here. During the meeting, Eagle said: "I made absolutely clear that The Labour Party c...

'Finding Dory' Expected To Top Independence Day Weekend, Holiday

Taking The BFG and The Legend of Tarzan together, the two films had a total budget of $500 million and only made $57.7 million in total ticket sales combined. Some critics said the weekend's figures marked a disappointing start for the BFG , which s...

Dallas police chief defends use of robot to kill shooting suspect

During the interview, Brown added that there were indications Johnson was planning more wide-spread attacks, saying, "We're convinced this suspect had other plans and thought that what he was doing was righteous". Everman declined to specify which cl...

Trump condemns Ginsburg's comments on his campaign Trump condemns Ginsburg's comments on his campaign

Donald Trump says Ruth Bader Ginsburg should leave the Supreme Court "as soon as possible". She continued, "For the country, it could be four years". Ginsburg asked herself. "The press seems to be very gentle with him on that". Justice Sandra Day ...

United States says S China Sea tribunal ruling presents choice for Asia United States says S China Sea tribunal ruling presents choice for Asia

On Tuesday, Beijing sought to downplay fears of conflict in the South China Sea after an influential state-run newspaper said Beijing should prepare for military confrontation. Wang urged Washington not to take "sides on issues related to sov...

Eagle Warns Of 'Tory State' If Corbyn Remains

The widely-anticipated challenge to Britain's main opposition leader follows a collapse in support for Corbyn among Labour politicians in parliament. "He's opened the party to new ideas, but we need other people to take them forward", she said. M...

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