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Rock County Sheriff's Honor Guard in Dallas for fallen officer funerals

Both girls share an unwanted bond - they had lost their fathers, killed so senselessly while in the line of duty. Some of the officers will stay down in Dallas for the services for the other two officers killed. His wife and daughters' final goodbyes came as the crowd broke: a quiet prayer with their heads bowed over Sgt. Michael Smith's casket. As an officer, "Lorne was passionate about polic... [Full Article...]

SCPD officer shares his experience from Dallas

Ahrens was one of five police officers killed during protest in Dallas last Thursday. Dallas police say the officer is stable at Parkland Memorial Hospital. But the two were such a pair that it was rare to find one without the other. Sterling was killed after officers responded to a call that he had threatened someone with a gun. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in four states

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in four states Trump's favorability has dropped since then, as his campaign began to focus on the November 8 general election. In last week's poll , by 55% to 29%, Americans believed his campaign was poorly-managed. There is less worry about violent protests there. As of now, Americans don't really like the Republican Party. For example, among Democratic respondents, 87% said Ms. [Full Article...]

Trump expects more violence and racial unrest in 'divided America'

If they do, said Unruh, "It will be on global TV that they ignored" the rebels and their interpretation of party rules. Lonegan's objective is to get the rules committee-which meets on Thursday-to change the rules ahead of the convention in order to allow delegates to vote on the first ballot as they wish instead of with the victor of their state primary. [Full Article...]

Turkey has made clear to USA that Gulen behind coup plot

Amid the attempted coup, the president called on Turks to take to the streets in a show of support for the government. Bekir Bozdag added that the number of people arrested will rise, since "clean-up operations are continuing". Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member, is a key partner in USA -led efforts to defeat the Islamic State group, and has allowed American jets to use its Inci... [Full Article...]

Social media images from protests against police brutality across the US

Saturday to 1:30 a.m. Sunday, according to St. Paul police. Police officers in riot gear clashed with protesters who blocked a major highway here for hours Saturday night, marking a tense turn for the demonstrations that have continued nearly nonstop since a black man, Philando Castile, was fatally shot by a suburban police officer during a traffic stop Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Organizers prep for Black Lives Matter Rally

Others have been tweeting with the hashtag #stopkillingthemandem , Jamaican slang for a group of men that has been adopted by Britain's youths. Well, Dallas Police Chief David Brown had an answer to Obama's ill-timed curiosity - an answer directed specifically at the violent anti-cop Black Lives Matter movement. [Full Article...]

Dylan Noble shooting: Police release graphic body-cam footage

As it turns out, Noble was actually holding a 4-inch plastic container with malleable clay. While the footage heightens the debate over body-worn cameras and if their recordings should be made public - a move that law enforcement agencies strongly oppose - it also opens the discussion about how the mentally ill and depressed are treated by the police. [Full Article...]

Trump Showcases Pence as Running Mate while Attacking Clinton

Trump Showcases Pence as Running Mate while Attacking Clinton Trump described meeting with Pence's family, including his wife and daughter, as part of the motivation for selecting him as a running mate. Although Trump was unscripted for most of his remarks, he usually carefully read from a script whenever referencing Pence and sharing statistics from Indiana. [Full Article...]

France president extends state of emergency by three months

However, opposition leaders said Friday that the Nice attack shows those moves by Hollande were not sufficient to counter terrorism. He got his driver's license a year ago and found a delivery job at a small transport company, as reported by TASS. [Full Article...]

Rihanna's Nice, France concert canceled in light of terrorist attack

For more on the truck attack during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, France, CCTV America's Elaine Reyes spoke to Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Image from the twitter account of Nice-Matin, a local newspaper in France. They may be able to kill the messengers, but they will never be able to kill the message . [Full Article...]

Use of robot to kill suspect opens door for others

Use of robot to kill suspect opens door for others Rick Briscoe, legislative director of the gun rights group Open Carry Texas, said Mr Brown was "simply mistaken" in regarding armed civilians as a problem. That news comes shortly after Dallas police used an explosive attached to a military bomb-disposal robot to kill the suspect in a July 7 ambush that killed five officers and left another seven wounded. [Full Article...]

Fox News suspends pact with Newt Gingrich amid VP speculation

Gingrich, the fiery Republican who helped define the political battles of the 1990s, told The Associated Press that Trump was supposed to let him know something in the afternoon. Left largely unmentioned: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who also spoke to Trump about the vice presidency via phone on Wednesday, and Sen. He's up against a clock: The Republican convention kicks off in Cleveland Monday... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to announce vice presidential candidate Friday

Donald Trump to announce vice presidential candidate Friday Trump announced Friday in a tweet that he has selected the in governor to run on the GOP ticket with him in the fall. However, on Thursday, the Indianapolis Star , the New York Times , and numerous others reported otherwise. Pence, a staunch conservative who served six terms in Congress, is seen as a running mate who would have the backing of GOP leaders and ease some of their concerns about... [Full Article...]

Iconic Pak activist Abdul Sattar Edhi dies at 92

Thousands of mourners on Saturday attended the funeral of the philanthropist who passed away in Karachi Friday night after protracted illness. Edhi's funeral on July 9 is expected to be one of the biggest in Pakistan's history. Edhi migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and made a living at first by working as a commission agent selling cloth at the Karachi wholesale market. Edhi headed a foundation ... [Full Article...]

First Zika-linked microcephaly case identified in Harris County

She also reported that she had a heavier period than usual. He told health officials he had not been bitten by a mosquito in the past week, he had not traveled outside the U.S. The microcephaly case is the first Zika-related case in Texas, DSHS confirmed. Officials say there aren't many options for those infected as there is now no treatment or vaccine for the virus. [Full Article...]

American father, son among the dead in French attack

American father, son among the dead in French attack People take a moment of silence to pay tribute to the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice , at Spanish parliament in Madrid, Spain, July 15, 2016. Identity papers of a 31-year-old Franco-Tunisian male, in addition to weapons and grenades, were found in the truck he had been driving, according to reports . [Full Article...]

I was punched by Draymond Green

The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, July 10, 2016, in the city where Green played for Michigan State from 2008-12. While in jail, police said Green submitted to a breathalyzer test, which showed his blood alcohol level to be 0.10, above the 0.08 legal limit in MI. [Full Article...]

Ginsburg: Trump comments were a mistake

Ginsburg: Trump comments were a mistake Despite common knowledge of Ginsburg's liberal tendencies, her position as a justice calls for objectivity and removal from the political sphere when making court decisions, and many think she may have crossed the line. "If she's apologized, she's apologized for saying publicly what she believes", Hellman said. In 2014, she stayed up most of the night to issue a dissenting opinion in a voting-righ... [Full Article...]

GOP panel defeats anti-Trump effort on convention delegates

Mike Lee, delegate-revolt rebel leader Kendal Unruh of Colorado, Curly Haugland of North Dakota, and also former Virginia gubernatorial candidate and Ted Cruz-backer Ken Cuccinelli. "It was never in doubt: Convention will honor will of people & nominate @realdonaldtrump ". Nevertheless, the anti-Trump coalition promised to press on, while individual delegates and spectators are planning protest m... [Full Article...]


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