Saturday June 24-th, 2017

Beijing will not `step back` in South China Sea

Ban also said he stressed to Foreign Minister Wang Yi that all countries with rival claims to the South China Sea should settle their differences peacefully, ahead of a ruling by an worldwide panel on the validity of China's claims to virtually all o...

Erdogan urges USA to extradite Fetullah Gulen Erdogan urges USA to extradite Fetullah Gulen

Media captionWhy did the coup in Turkey fail? Soon, however, the tide began to turn against the coup supporters. Almost 3,000 soldiers were detained and more than 2,700 judges were sacked on Saturday as the government sought to re-assert its po...

Owen Smith to launch Labour leadership bid with 'new deal' pledge

In an interview with the Guardian , Smith said that the public wanted to know what deal would be struck. But the new PM still outperforms Mr Corbyn on who is more principled, with 44% saying Mrs May and 43% the Labour leader. Outgoing Prime Mini...

Donald Trump's campaign names 6 staffers to manage VP pick Mike Pence

At long last, President Hairpiece picked a running mate this week, passing over Newt Gingrich and Chris "I've Made A Huge Mistake" Christie for Indiana Governor Mike Pence , a social conservative the Trump team hopes will curry favor with Republican...

Trump, VP Pick Pence Appear Together for First Time

Pence really wants to be the vice president of the United States, even if it means letting go of longtime beliefs. Pence did so while suggesting Hillary Clinton's policy proposals would weaken the nation's economy and its security. The billionaire bu...

More Than 2800 Arrested, 2700 Judges Dismissed after Turkey Coup Attempt

The State Department said travel restrictions have been imposed on USA government personnel in southeastern Turkey . "I'm confident there will be some discussion about that". Kerry, who spoke about Gulen during a visit to Luxembourg , said that n...

Man Killed in Shootout With Police in Baltimore

No officers were hurt and police found no other victims, leading investigators to question whether the gunman attempted to lure officers to the location. "He was firing that weapon and he turned that weapon toward officers and started firing the weap...

Lin-Manuel Miranda bids farewell to Hamilton Lin-Manuel Miranda bids farewell to Hamilton

He reluctantly took a bit of a solo bow, not wanting to leave his fellow cast members behind, but ultimately, he ended up getting pushed back to the front to take his bow. Miranda, who spent years creating the musical after being inspired by Ron Che...

Christie confidante Samson pleads guilty to a felony

Samson will get a sentence of probation to 24 months behind bars under an agreement. David Samson, 76, the former chairman of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, faces up to two years in prison under a plea agreement for using his position to ...

Algae bloom has state warning people to stay off Utah Lake Algae bloom has state warning people to stay off Utah Lake

Water samples taken earlier in the week showed toxin levels from the algae were three times the safe level. Though the number of cells in Utah Lake's algal bloom is dropping, the majority of samples collected Thursday exceeded the "medium risk" t...

Five stories in the news today, July 15 Five stories in the news today, July 15

On Feb. 3, 1998, Downey was sentenced to 18 months jail for aiding and abetting prostitution. Awaiting the eventual trial in the deaths of little Taliyah Marsman and her mother, Sara, Scott says, "As long as there is no death penalty, there is no j...

Funeral for slain Dallas Police Sgt. Michael Smith Funeral for slain Dallas Police Sgt. Michael Smith

The former semi-pro football player became a dispatcher at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in 1991 and rose to senior corporal on the Dallas force. Lorne Ahrens, killed with four other officers in last week's shooting ambush, at Restland ...

Donald Trump leaning toward Mike Pence as VP

In their list of 10 things to know about the potential future vice president, The Indy Star writes that Pence "tried to start a state-run news service", and that "he was raised Catholic and idolized JFK". Newt Gingrich says he's expecting to hear f...

Of The Absolute Worst Places 'Pokemon Go' Wants You To Visit Of The Absolute Worst Places 'Pokemon Go' Wants You To Visit

The second reason? Some people want to spoof their phone's Global Positioning System so they can "go" to population centers because there are more Pokemon to catch in the cities. "We are trying to find out if we can get the museum excluded from the...

Prince Harry Gets Tested for HIV Awareness Prince Harry Gets Tested for HIV Awareness

Harry received his result within a minute, and he was determined to be negative. But of course, the idea of a needle - big or small, is enough to give us all a bit of anxiety and the prince is no exception. He said that the prince was "anxious" in ...

What We Know About the Attempted Military Coup in Turkey

The Turkish strongman has advocated rewriting the constitution so that he would get significantly more powers, but the ruling party did not have enough votes to kick start the process. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has described how officials worke...

Britain's new finance chief Philip Hammond rules out emergency budget Britain's new finance chief Philip Hammond rules out emergency budget

Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and "Leave" campaign figurehead in Britain's European Union referendum, was appointed foreign secretary on Wednesday in Prime Minister Theresa May's new government. "There's no doubt the shock, the surprise ...

A win is a win: Pyne reaffirms victory as Turnbull considers frontbench

The government went into the election with a comfortable majority of 90 seats and few had predicted it would suffer such steep losses. The Turnbull government, which is on track to win 76 lower house seats, could thwart a private member's bill in t...

Trump formally introduces Pence as running mate

Yet the announcement lacked much of the stagecraft typically associated with the public unveiling of a running mate, one of the most significant moments in a presidential campaign's control. Among them, an affinity for IN, a state that Trump reminded...

Black Tuesday call by Pakistan for 'martyr' Wani

Pointing out that Pakistan continues to glorify terrorists belonging to proscribed terrorist organisations, Swarup said that this makes it amply clear as to where Pakistan's sympathies lie. So far, at least 40 Kashmiri protestors have been killed a...

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