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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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London crash: Van slams into crowd leaving mosque, one arrested

CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service. The police said they were called after reports of a collision on Seven Sisters Road, w...

Oil hits six-week low as OPEC fails to curb oversupply

The EIA said USA crude inventories fell by 1.7 million barrels in the week ending June 9, against a market expectation of a 2.7 million drawdown and compared to yesterday's 2.7 ...

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Ruddy said the ethics behind Mueller's presence are concerning considering how he was appointed to be special counsel. As Rosenstein went on to say, "I've been a prosecutor for 2...

Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

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UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...