Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

Obama, Democratic heavy hitters set to vouch for Clinton's credentials

But Obama remains polarizing among Republicans, and it's unclear how well his approval ratings will translate to votes for Hillary Clinton. I know a con when I see it. Kaine picked up the traditional attacking role of the presidential ticket's No. 2....

Funeral for slain Dallas Police Senior Cpl. Lorne Ahrens Funeral for slain Dallas Police Senior Cpl. Lorne Ahrens

The officers slain in Dallas last week were patrolling a demonstration decrying the killings by police of Alton Sterling, 37, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile, 32, outside St. A Dallas police chaplain pays his respects to Senior Cp...

Wonder Woman's First Trailer is Full of Action, Women, and Wonder

There is already excitement building around the release of Wonder Woman and is a film not to be missed next summer. "Gal Gadot has done a attractive job and I think people will really, really like the film", Pine told the Belfast Telegraph .

Front pages document Hillary Clinton's historic moment without photo of her

President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago , never materialized. As he frequently puts it on the campaign trail, he plans to...

The Wall Street Journal: Syrian opposition calls for investigation into deadly airstrike

Syria's main opposition leader, Anas al-Abdah, has called for the airstrikes to be halted until a full investigation can be conducted into Tuesday's civilian deaths. The raids drew worldwide condemnation including from the UN's children agency UNIC...

Trump knocks Dems for not mentioning ISIS Trump knocks Dems for not mentioning ISIS

Cecile Richards, Planned Parenthood Biden laughs at idea of Trump defeating ISIS The Trail 2016: "One large crack in the glass ceiling MORE, are not capable of handling terrorist groups such as ISIS". Trump has used recent attacks to warn the plan is...

Clinton and Kaine announce post-convention bus tour Clinton and Kaine announce post-convention bus tour

The convention was rocked Sunday before it even began by fallout from 19,000 hacked Democratic National Committee emails published online, some suggesting the party favored Clinton over Sanders in the primary. Trump dismissed that idea as laugh...

HC refuses to put on hold Daya Shankar's arrest HC refuses to put on hold Daya Shankar's arrest

The BSP chief also attacked BJP of targeting her party leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui and demanding his arrest, saying there are others who have also been named in the FIR for sloganeering and alleged it could be an attempt to communalise the issue for ...

Footage leaked ahead of new Rainbow Six Siege content release Footage leaked ahead of new Rainbow Six Siege content release

For Xbox One, a download link should be available on the game's store page. Ubisoft's "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege" was released on December 1, 2015. Rainbow Six Siege anti-cheat system is BattleEye, it prevents players from cheating and is now...

Bernie Sanders Mentioned Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Resignation And The Crowd Went Nuts Bernie Sanders Mentioned Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Resignation And The Crowd Went Nuts

The massive email leak showing DNC staffers favored Hillary Clinton during the primary only adds fuel to the fire for delegate Jamie Stewart. That fueled Sanders supporters' contention that the primaries were rigged against them, and prompt...

Fighting in Syrian city yields trove of ISIS intelligence

The information may also shed light on the Islamic State's global reach. Gen. Joseph Votel, who heads U.S. Central Command, which oversees operations in the Middle East, said Thursday that the intelligence haul was "extraordinarily important".

Hillary Clinton wins convention votes to make history

But on Tuesday, Clinton supporters were vociferous, easily drowning out the jeers. The nomination became official after her only rival in the race, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders, conceded defeat. "Chicago Tonight" caught up with Ebeling on the con...

"Bachelor in Paradise" Spoilers: Who Gets Engaged on "Bachelor in Paradise?"

They got to see , you know, my humor, they got to see, you know, the way I was with a girl. "I think I'm the only person here that legitimately showed up and was willing to try out an actual relationship with somebody", he said. Chase was (unde...

Police watchdog to investigate response to hate crime reports Police watchdog to investigate response to hate crime reports

Currently, schools can deal with allegations of hate crime internally as a disciplinary matter, or they can refer an incident to police - but there is no mandatory requirement to record incidents. "At a time of increased concerns about a climate of h...

EU watchdogs give US-EU internet privacy deal a chance to work EU watchdogs give US-EU internet privacy deal a chance to work

The Privacy Shield replaces a previous mechanism, known as Safe Harbor, which was struck down by the European Court of Justice on concerns of mass surveillance by the U.S. "Nevertheless, it regrets the lack of concrete assurances that such practice d...

Turkish opposition denounces coup try

The rule of law, freedom of expression and democratic practices have been under attack over the past few years in Turkey but the conduct of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim after last week's failed coup attempt really...

Former Chicago high school basketball standout gunned down Former Chicago high school basketball standout gunned down

At the time of the shooting, Mills was on his way to play basketball with his North Lawndale College Prep basketball coach, Lewis Thorpe, who coached Mills' high school team, the Tribune reports . During the 2012-13 season, the 6-foot-6, 230-pound f...

Germany Will Continue To Accept Refugees Despite Recent Attacks

Seehofer leads the Christian Social Union, the sister party to Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats, and has always been a vocal critic of the refugee influx for which Bavaria was the primary gateway. Her government would stick to its course on ...

Russia announces humanitarian operation in Aleppo

Many civilians are likely to be sceptical of any Syrian government promises of safety and may choose not to leave for fear of reprisals. Hael Asi Hilal, head of the Syrian Red Crescent in rebel-held areas, said no family so far had been able to lea...

Michelle Obama brings tears to eyes of Civil Rights icon Michelle Obama brings tears to eyes of Civil Rights icon

Mrs Obama first criticised his "Make America Great Again" slogan. "You fell for my brilliant wife and partner Michelle, who's made me a better father and a better man; who's gone on to inspire our nation as First Lady; and who somehow hasn't aged a d...

French ID second church attacker, warning 4 days earlier French ID second church attacker, warning 4 days earlier

They were later shot and killed by police. Another nun at the Mass slipped away, raised the alarm, and the attackers were killed by police as they left the church. Uclat said the person in the photo could already be present in France and act alone ...

Kid at Jersey shore catches a 7-foot, 200-pound shark Kid at Jersey shore catches a 7-foot, 200-pound shark

Joe told WABC-TV he thought his son had hooked a stingray. You let the line go slack and let the fish keep thrashing, until it tires, Mandile said. His father managed to pull the shark up on the beach, as seen in video of the catch. Mandile said he...

Obama, Merkel hold phone talk over terror attack in Germany Obama, Merkel hold phone talk over terror attack in Germany

An axe and knife attack on a train in Wuerzburg on 18 July that wounded five people was carried out by an asylum seeker from Afghanistan. Last week, Berlin was the target of four terrorist attacks. Both men had claimed allegiance to so-called Isl...

Is Utah opposition to Trump at national convention an 'embarrassment'? Is Utah opposition to Trump at national convention an 'embarrassment'?

I guess the question is, will it happen? "I think he needs to lay out some clear policy views", Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback said. Yet the NY billionaire has often spoken effusively about his friendships with gay people while avoiding anti-gay rheto...

Turkey issues warrants for arrest of newspaper journalists and executives

Turkey for many years in Iraq and Syria and the region has been providing security for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries. "The (European) governments are not honest", Erdogan told German public television station ARD. Turkey has underg...

Israel kills Hamas fighter it holds responsible for rabbi's murder Israel kills Hamas fighter it holds responsible for rabbi's murder

Locals said Israeli forces detained four Palestinians from Surif during the raid, identified as Ahmad Ibrahim al-Hur, Diyaa Khalid Ghneimat, and Muhammad Ali al-Heeh - the owner of the demolished house in which Faqih was hiding. Several hundred Israe...

Democrats Make History by Officially Nominating Hillary Clinton Democrats Make History by Officially Nominating Hillary Clinton

Even booed Sanders himself when he spoke in support of Hillary Clinton. Debbie Stabenow, representing MI, gave the state delegation's vote to the convention, telling the acting chair that 81 MI delegates went to Clinton , and 66 went to Sanders....

Cambodia says urged ASEAN to avoid words that would 'escalate tension' Cambodia says urged ASEAN to avoid words that would 'escalate tension'

Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS, to which the USA does not belong). So far, Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr has brought up the ruling in two regional summits in Asia - at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Mongolia, and at the 49th ASE...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian man over rabbi's murder Israeli troops kill Palestinian man over rabbi's murder

Mark was shot from a moving vehicle as he drove in his auto. A spokesman for the Israeli prime minister said a member of the Palestinian security forces who was recently arrested had driven Fakih to the location of the attack . Relatives of Muhamm...

Bill Clinton calls Hillary 'best darn change-maker' at Democratic National Convention Bill Clinton calls Hillary 'best darn change-maker' at Democratic National Convention

This has rallied her supporters while triggering a wave of furious protests among the rest. The longstanding bitterness between Sanders' supporters and Clinton's seemed to grow worse over the past few days after a trove of hacked emails showed that...

Angry Sanders supporters take over media tent at DNC Angry Sanders supporters take over media tent at DNC

And Ima Matul, a survivor of sex trafficking as a teen-ager in Indonesia, noted that Clinton "was fighting to end modern slavery" long before it became a prominent issue. The crowds roared as the nomination speeches and roll call votes were announced...

Cook piles on the runs against Pakistan

Earlier, England declared their second innings on 173 for one, with captain Alastair Cook 76 not out and Joe Root unbeaten on 71. Joe Root received the well-deserved man of the match award for his efforts, securing 325 runs in a fine performanc...

20000 teachers will be hired to replace coup plotters 20000 teachers will be hired to replace coup plotters

Among possible charges that could be brought against him is membership of a terrorist organization. Speaking at a meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bankers in China on Saturday, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said his c...

Spain says Europe's first Zika microcephaly birth confirmed in Catalonia

They found shorter pregnancy delays may increase the exposure of fetuses to Zika since pregnancies would cluster near the peak of the outbreak. The number of new Zika infections in Colombia is falling so fast that government health officials Mo...

Here's what Bernie Sanders had to say about Debbie Wasserman Schultz's resignation Here's what Bernie Sanders had to say about Debbie Wasserman Schultz's resignation

In videos from the breakfast, protesters - some holding Bernie Sanders signs - shouted over Wasserman Schultz as she attempted to speak in favor of Hillary Clinton . "But if you had people in there who were trashing one of the candidates, I can tel...

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