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Senate to vote on gun control, prospects dim for change

Instead, they are backing Feinstein's measure to allow the attorney general to deny the sale of a gun if there is a "reasonable suspicion" that an individual has or will be involved in a terrorist attack. The last were enacted in 2007, when the back...

Donald Trump accuses Jeb Bush of trying to oust him at convention

A new organization consisting of hundreds of Republican delegates is raising money to stop Donald Trump from winning his party's nomination. Several Republicans in Congress say they will not attend the party convention and are not endorsing his...

Supreme Court again refuses to consider weapon bans upheld by lower courts

The Supreme Court has not taken up a gun-rights case since it threw out a Chicago handgun ban in 2010, despite repeated efforts by gun-rights advocates to get the high court to expand protections under the Second Amendment. Seven states and the Distr...

Dems more satisfied than GOP with 2016 choice

Bernie Sanders of Vermont, is expected to support Clinton eventually, though his supporters made clear Saturday in Chicago that they weren't yet going to give up. The 18 pledged delegates were chosen during the party's State Delegate Selection Meet...

Ibrahimovic under pressure as scoreless Sweden needs a win

We needed more of the ball to get our attacking players into the game, but we were not good enough to hold on to it for extended periods. "Courage, you need players with courage... Jonathan Walters, the only injured player in the squad, yesterday sai...

United Nations headquarters lit up ahead of International Yoga Day

She detailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's message behind the organisation of this day and also explained that Yoga, a holistic system of wellness, sought to integrate the mind, body and the breath. The Indian High Commission in Britain held a sessi...

Dozens of raids, 12 arrests in Belgian anti-terror raid

According to Flemish broadcaster VTM, the people arrested were suspected of planning an attack during Saturday afternoon's Euro 2016 match between Belgium and Ireland in France. The statement said there were no major incidents during the raids and n...

Turkish soldiers kill Syrian refugees trying to cross the borders

The monitor, which tracks violence across Syria, said it had documented the deaths of almost sixty civilians while trying to flee from Syria since the start of the year in shooting incidents by Turkish border guards. "The deaths of defenseless Syrian...

Thousands Protest Against US Military In Japan

Protesters called for a review of the US-Japanese security agreement, which requires that Okinawa host the majority of American troops in Japan. Also contentious is a plan to relocate a US Marine Corps air station to a less-populated part of the is...

Lynch: Clinton email probe handled the same as any other

Mateen had pledged allegiance to ISIS, but his father believed his son may have had a different motivation for the attack, noting that Mateen had recently become angry after seeing two men kissing in front of his family. Much of the debate in the w...

China warns USA against meddling on Tibet

After the meeting, the White House released a statement saying: "The president and the Dalai Lama discussed the situation for Tibetans in the People's Republic of China, and the president emphasized his strong support for the preservation of Tibet'...

GOP leader: Republicans should follow 'conscience' on Trump

Dana Waters, a founder of the Delegates Unbound movement and a political strategist from Florida, told The Detroit News activists have mounted "a very, very serious effort" to replace Trump at the top of the ticket. There's a Plan B. If Unruh can win...

Donald Trump says US should consider profiling Muslims

Profiling has been an occasional theme of the Trump campaign, the New York Times said. "I hate the concept of profiling, but we have to start using common sense and we have to use, you know, we have to use our heads...." Racial profiling refers t...

Dempsey, Zardes lead US over Ecuador 2-1, into Copa semis

U.S. have booked their place in the semi-final of the Copa America Centenario after beating Ecuador in their last eight clash at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Friday. Wood had been forced wide of goal and it seemed the move would break down, bu...

Gordie Howe's funeral will be open to the public

Howe long maintained his record of 20 straight seasons as a top-five scorer in the league was his proudest accomplishment in the sport. Gordie Howe's family released a statement. He had a serious head injury in 1950 that led to emergency surgery ...

November Trial for Man Charged in Church Attack

U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel set the federal proceedings, in which prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, ahead of a state capital punishment trial scheduled for January. In that trial, jury selection is scheduled for December...

Putin says Russia will work with any US president

Barack Obama, the U.S. president, strongly supports Britain remaining in the EU. "But we don't need them constantly getting mixed up in our affairs, instructing us how to live, preventing Europe from building a relationship with us". "They want me to...

Syria memo shakes up Washington but unlikely to shift policy

Again, according to The New York Times , the memo also recommended the United States administration employ "a judicious use of stand-off and air weapons, which would undergird and drive a more focused and hard-nosed U.S.-led diplomatic process"....

Carter hits Russia for attacking US-backed Syrian rebels

Such a move would be a radical change in policy for President Obama, who has focused US military operations in the country on targeting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Several U.S. officials said that while the White House is prepared t...

Slovakia make life hard for Russian Federation

Slovakia's Weiss scored the opening goal in the 32nd minute, running onto Hamsik's impressive pass from inside his own half and controlling well inside Russia's area. Slutsky claimed afterwards he had not seen the flare, which was quickly exting...

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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...