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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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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...