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Author: 0 The Syrian military just extended a ceasefire, but Syrians are still dying

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 29 fighters from the Islamist Faylaq al-Sham rebel group and Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front were killed in fighting or by mines laid by government troops. Haq noted the heavy clashes along Castello road, the only route to the rebel-held part of Aleppo . Its capture brings the Syrian government closer to its long-standing objective of encircling rebel-held areas of the northern city.

Author: 0 Hamilton: Lin-Manuel Miranda cuts off ponytail after final performance

He had tweeted , "Okay see you on the marquee". "Well I think it's safe to say that when I was writing the book I never imagined that it would be turned into a musical, much less a hip-hop musical, much less this extraordinary hip-hop musical", Chernow told The Associated Press .

Author: 0 County police chief says officer 'ambushed'

Police secure the scene and a suspect's vehicle in Ballwin , Mo ., Friday, July 8, 2016, after a Ballwin police officer was shot during a confrontation with a man on a street. "Deeply concerned by reports of an officer shot in Ballwin ", he wrote on Twitter . According to St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, there was no evidence that there had been a dispute between Taylor and Flamion .

Author: 0 Prominent Black Lives Matter Activist DeRay Mckesson Arrested During Baton Rouge Protest

In Atlanta, a group of protesters on Friday confronted police over Interstates 75 and 85, then moved into the Midtown business district. In Baton Rouge , demonstrators knocked out an officer's teeth, according to police. DeRay McKesson, a prominent activist in the Black Lives Matter movement, was among more than 100 people arrested in Baton Rouge late Saturday during multiple protests in the Louisiana capital, authorities said.

Author: 0 Korea test-fires submarine-launched missile

The placement of a THAAD radar in South Korea would place it where it could provide track information on Chinese intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) before they rise over the curved earth-horizon and could be seen by United States national missile defense main radars in Alaska, Postol stated.

Author: 0 Russian Federation appeal Olympic athletics doping ban

As part of the process, applicants have to email the IAAF's general secretary, in English, and provide documentary evidence to prove they have clean anti-doping records that can be verified by credible agencies. " The IOC has taken note of the IAAF press release ", it said in a statement. The IOC, however, insists any Russian track and field athlete cleared to compete in the Games starting on August 5 would do so under the country's flag, appeasing Moscow in the run-up to the Rio Games.

Author: 0 Australian ruling party inches closer to re-election win

A senior government minister claimed victory on Friday in Australia's knife-edge election, and a second independent lawmaker offered his support to the ruling party if it falls short of a majority. We will fight for our positive plans in the 45th Parliament, we will respect the judgement of the people and be true to our policies and propositions upon which we sought the support, which we received.

Author: 0 30 civilians killed by rebel fighters in Syria's Aleppo

Airstrikes in Syria's Idlib and Aleppo provinces have killed 48 people as clashes escalated between government allies and rebels, despite a three-day truce being agreed to coincide with Eid al-Fitr celebrations. But the Observatory said fresh government air strikes on rebel-held Aleppo killed four civilians on Saturday. Earlier on Saturday, the army was less than 500 metres (yards) from the road, and soldiers were firing at anyone attempting to use the route.

Author: 0 Murray beats Raonic to claim second Wimbledon title

Murray allowed Raonic just two break points as he took a 6-4 7-6 7-6 win in 2hr 47mins. "I felt... just so much stress and pressure and didn't really get the chance to enjoy it as much", Murray said . "Andy's been playing great, and he deserves to be winning here for a second time", Raonic said in the trophy ceremony. "This one's going to sting", Raonic said.

World Media 19 arrested over three bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 19 arrested over three bomb attacks in Saudi Arabia

The suicide bombing near the diplomatic post was the first of three targeting the kingdom on Monday, including one outside of the sprawling Masjid-e-Nabvi (SAW) in Medina that killed four Saudi security troops and wounded five. Attacking a Shiite mosque, a USA institution and the holy Medina are acts meant to humiliate the kingdom. "They have no respect for any sanctity and they have no religion or conscience", the Council of Senior Ulema said.

Author: 0 Trump's Combative GOP Senate Meeting

Trump's courtship of House Republicans didn't seem to generate that level of fireworks. Another Illinois congressman, John Shimkus, said Trump "talked about how much he was able to raise in the last month, I guess". Flake spokesman Jason Samuels confirmed that the Post's story was accurate, but did not comment further on the exchange. Flake detailed his misgivings about the business mogul during a May interview with NPR, noting Trump's proposed Muslim ban and plans to build a ...

Author: 0 Sideloaders beware: a Pokemon Go knock-off contains malware

Security firm Proofpoint reports that on July 7, three days after the game's official release, they've discovered versions of the game distributed via unofficial channels that contained the DroidJack malware, a remote access trojan (RAT) that grants attackers control over an Android device.

Author: 0 India PM Modi to visit SA as part of African tour

During the Mauritius portion of the journey, five agreements were signed aligned with economic and security interests, including the India-Mauritius Tax Treaty and a trade agreement on agricultural products. Modi's visit will follow his Thursday trip around Maputo , Mozambique, which is a first for any Indian prime minister. Modi said that he would hold extensive talks with Tanzanian President Dr John Magufuli to chalk out a road-map for bettering relations between the two nations in a ...

Author: 0 Obama says Dallas gunman was a 'demented individual'

Following an anonymous threat, SWAT teams swarmed the police headquarters while officers investigated reports of a suspicious person - finally giving the all-clear around two hours later. Three of those were DART officers, two of whom have been released. "America is weeping", said Rep. G.K. Butterfield, head of the Congressional Black Caucus, reflecting mounting despair.

World Media Basketball: France claim last Olympic men's berth
Author: 0 Basketball: France claim last Olympic men's berth

Spurs point guard Tony Parker scored 26 points for the French, who pulled away in the fourth quarter after the game was close most of the way. Parker led France in the final with 26 points and 4 assists in 27 minutes of action. New Zealand shot 11-for-29 from three (including 52% in the first half), but made only seven trips to the free throw line, as Canada locked down the inside.

World Media Saudi Arabia arrests 19 people in attacks, ministry says
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia arrests 19 people in attacks, ministry says

According to a statement released by the Saudi Interior Ministry, the suicide bomber who killed four security officers near Masjid-i-Nabvi has also been identified as Naer Muslim Hamad. "It is an attack on the religion itself", said U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights spokesperson Rupert Colville. Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the interior minister, said while visiting the wounded policemen in Jeddah that the attacks would "only increase our solidarity and make ...

Author: 0 Australia prime minister declares win in marathon election

We can't look fair if we say that the burden should fall on those who are most vulnerable. "Mr Turnbull and I have a strong and established working relationship which has seen both our countries benefit". Soon after, a visibly relieved and somewhat emotional Mr Turnbull claimed victory at a Sunday afternoon news conference. Turnbull's victory speech came hours after the leader of the center-left opposition Labor Party Bill Shorten rang the premier to concede his party would not be able ...

Author: 0 Australian leader claims election win, but questions remain

The coalition has won 74 seats in parliament. We can't look fair if we say that the burden should fall on those who are most vulnerable. Both Mr Pyne and Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg both emphasised Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's mandate on Monday, amid reports conservatives wanted more of a say on policy after the result.

Author: 0 Hundreds gather for Black Lives Matter protest in Vancouver

In this Saturday, July 9, 2016 , photo, Dallas police officers instruct people at a residence on S. Lamar Street, in Dallas, to close their windows, as the police department tightened security after receiving... But things boiled over during protests outside the Baton Rouge police headquarters on Friday night. That message was echoed by prominent members of the Republican Party, which has often jumped to defend law enforcement amid accusations of racial bias.

Author: 0 Australia's opposition Labor party concedes defeat in national poll

Even though we know who is going to form government the election isn't completely over. He pledged his "unrelenting determination to ensure this parliament delivers good government" and welcomed Mr Shorten's offer to find "common ground" - as overly-optimistic as that sounds in Australian politics.

Author: 0 Israel closes al-Aqsa to non-Muslims during Ramadan

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Nasser Judeh made direct contacts with Israeli officials, during which he voiced Jordan's condemnation and full rejection of the Israeli practices and called for an immediate end to them.

Author: 0 Families of Dallas police officers mourn their loss

A CITY ON EDGEThe city is on edge since a sniper opened fire on officers guiding a protest march two days ago, killing five officers. A Dallas police spokeswoman said earlier Saturday that the department tightened security after receiving an anonymous threat against law enforcement across the city.

Author: 0 Gunfire shatters uneasy calm in South Sudan capital

The Organization tweeted the events that happened on Sunday through Twitter. "I am deeply frustrated that despite commitments by South Sudan's leaders, fighting has resumed". Embassy, Persaud said. Government spokesmen could not be reached for comment. "What happened today was also an unfortunate situation, and we will continue to investigate and find out", he added.

World Media Chinese statement rejects any ruling over South China Sea dispute
Author: 0 Chinese statement rejects any ruling over South China Sea dispute

China has said it will initiate talks with the Philippines only if the latter puts aside the upcoming global tribunal hearing on the South China Sea dispute. "Negotiation has been agreed upon as the way to resolve the dispute", he said. The case contests China's claims to the bulk of the South China Sea, a body of water through which $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year.

Author: 0 Mexico dispels rumors of third El Chapo escape

As many as 300 soldiers have now been assigned to provide security around the prison. "For the rumors: an image", Mexican Secretary of the Interior Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong wrote in Spanish on Twitter , accompanying a picture of a computer monitor showing Guzman at a square table in a room with white walls and doors.

World Media Britain will have second woman PM after Thatcher
Author: 0 Britain will have second woman PM after Thatcher

Together, Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom knocked out Michael Gove. Leadsom, 53, has two sons and a daughter. Former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith, who was booted out of the job by his MPs, dismissed the comparison of Leadsom to Corbyn.

Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu Apologizes for Causing Kenya Traffic Gridlock

And Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his country was a flawless parter to African countries on various fields especially security and economic development. "But nonetheless, I'm sorry...I apologize to the people of Kenya who have to wait, to the people of Nairobi who have to wait in line". Israel would also provide African states with training in "domestic security" and health, it said.

Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda Says Goodbye to Broadway Smash 'Hamilton'

After the cast took a final curtain call, Miranda went backstage and took a pair of scissors to chop off his signature long hair , as reported on People . On Saturday morning, Miranda told those on Twitter to prepare themselves for the big day. Javier Munoz, Miranda's alternate since the show debuted Off-Broadway previous year, will take over the role.

Author: 0 Georgia man said he wanted police to kill him

Friday, they thought it was a routine call. A man who is being accused of ambushing a Valdosta police officer Friday morning told investigators he was depressed and wanted to be killed by police, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation reported Saturday night.

World Media Minnesota police officers identified in fatal shooting of Philando Castile
Author: 0 Minnesota police officers identified in fatal shooting of Philando Castile

I can no longer stay silent about black men being murdered by police officers. The shooting prompted outrage nationwide - fueled in part because it was the second officer-involved shooting of a black man in as many days, and because Castile's fiancée, Diamond Reynolds, filmed the aftermath in a widely circulated Facebook Live video .

Author: 0 Dallas police headquarters under lockdown after threat

Police in Bossier say the man made the video while sitting in a auto that was behind a police unit at a fast-food drive-thru. Officers in helmets carrying rifles were outside the buildings Saturday evening. Johnson also "liked" the Nation of Islam and the Black Riders Liberation Party, which the center described as " hate groups ". He was a private first class with a specialty in carpentry and masonry.

World Media Obama says attacks on police hurt Black Lives Matter cause
Author: 0 Obama says attacks on police hurt Black Lives Matter cause

Our duty, to honor the fallen, is to ensure that Johnson's vile and cowardly act has the opposite impact from what he sought. During the night the church was standing-room only as hundreds gathered to share feelings, poetry and prayers over the solemn week that included the deaths of two black men at the hands of police and the murder of five officers at a protest aimed at calling for justice over the police-inflicted violence.