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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...