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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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Turkish born, German writer arrested in Spain

Erdogan's remarks come after another week of tension between Ankara and Berlin, particularly over comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel appearing to rule out a renewal of...

Hundreds of police officers maintain safety at "Free Speech Rally" in Boston

City leaders reiterated that a zero-tolerance policy on violence and weapons will be strictly enforced during Saturday's events. "If anything gets out of hand, we will shut it do...

Finnish Police Say Two Killed In Knife Attack, Suspect Arrested

The tabloid Ilta-Sanomat reports that one man and five women were injured, including a woman pushing a stroller. "A man has been injured trying to help a victim, and another trie...

Venezuela's ousted chief prosecutor flees to Colombia

Venezuela's pro-government constitutional assembly is taking over powers of the opposition-led congress. Faced with this situation originated by the extremist groups that oppose ...

'Baahubali' actor Prabhas hikes fee for his next 'Saaho'. Worthy details

After the phenomenal success of Baahubali 2 , Prabhas' next will be Saaho . However, the producers finally put all the rumors to rest and released a statement saying, "Shraddha...

Jayalalithaa's niece questions Palaniswami's decision to convert Poes Garden residence into memorial

Tamil Nadu govt says the inquiry commission will be headed by a retired High Court judge and the name of the judge who will head the probe will be announced later, said the CM. Fu...

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Rail and road connectivity has been suspended due to floods across the state. One Army Column and one Engineer Task Force (ETF) were appointed in 6 districts of Bihar, which led ...

Australia's Constitution ready for overhaul after latest dual-citizenship fiasco: lawyer

The High Court will determine whether Mr Joyce, former Greens senators Larissa Waters and Scott Ludlam , One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts and former minister Matt Canavan are ...

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic

Gert became the season's second hurricane Monday night, but was projected to stay well off the East Coast, with increased wave action the only indirect impact, according to weather...

USA envoy Nikki Haley

In this instance, we have the President of the United States issuing counterfactual statements suggesting Iran is not complying with the nuclear accord and indicating the USA wi...

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After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

Chunying said the People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops always patrol along the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The incident took place on the morning of Indian...

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

US National Security Adviser Says 'No War with N.Korea Imminent'

Meanwhile, echoing the worries of US analysts, commentary on official North Korean news agency KCNA said that "war can not be blocked by any power if sparks fly due to a small,...

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

Kim Wall: Danish Submarine Was 'Deliberately Sunk'

The BBC News wrote that the Nautilus was raised but Wall was not found and investigation into her disappearance continued. On Sunday , they said Madsen had given another explana...

Senior South Korean diplomat says Trump threats sowing confusion

At a separate meeting later in the day with Joseph Dunford, visiting chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Moon reaffirmed his stance. Mr Moon sought to ease the tension, tel...

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Needed to Be 'Much Harsher' to White Supremacy

Anthony Scaramucci's tenure as Donald Trump's White House communications director was quite brief , but it still gave him a strong sense of the firm grip that white supremacist...