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Author: 0 United Nations chief deeply alarmed by fighting in South Sudan's capital

It plunged into a brutal civil war two years later after President Salva Kiir accused his influential Vice-President Riek Machar of plotting to overthrow him in a coup. In a statement Friday, the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission that monitors the cease-fire said the recent fighting in many parts of the country could be in "flagrant violation" of the peace deal, and it said security in the capital was "deteriorating".

Author: 0 Police Battle Rioters in Zimbabwe's Capital

The country's security chiefs were reportedly in panic mode and late on Monday went into a closed-door session to devise a plan to deal with expected protests by pro-democracy groups beginning today. An economist, Luckson Zembe, noted that the stay away is a clear statement that Zimbabweans can not take it anymore and there is need to tackle the current economic crisis.

World Media Black Lives Matter supporters condemn violence in Dallas
Author: 0 Black Lives Matter supporters condemn violence in Dallas

The officers were shot by snipers from elevated positions, the Dallas Police Department said. Two civilians also were hurt, but police appeared to be the prime targets. "I'm scared for my life", Zignat Abdisubhan, a 27-year-old who lives in Garland, a suburb of Dallas , wrote to Code Switch in an email. You can be pro-BLM and pro-police.

World Media Beijing will not `step back` in South China Sea
Author: 0 Beijing will not `step back` in South China Sea

Ban emphasised the need to resolve the dispute in a peaceful manner and to avoid any escalation that could put security and development in the region at risk, Ifeng TV reported . China hopes the U.S. "speaks and acts cautiously, and takes no actions that harm China's sovereignty and security interests", Mr Wang said, according to the statement by the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

Author: 0 Bangladesh police may have shot hostage

Six of the attackers were killed in a gunfight with the commandos while the seventh was captured alive. Police named the five gunmen who attacked the restaurant as Nibras Islam, Rohan Imtiaz, Meer Saameh Mubasheer, Khairul Islam and Shafiqul Islam.

Author: 0 U.S. sanctions North Korea leader for human rights violations

In announcing the sanctions on Wednesday, the U.S. treasury department said Kim and 10 other top officials were behind killings and torture of political prisoners in the country's system of political prison camps. In 2014, a United Nations commission concluded that crimes against humanity had been committed by North Korea and recommended a referral to the International Criminal Court - a step that China, the North's traditional ally and veto-wielding permanent member of the council, opposes.

Author: 0 Dallas suspect amassed personal arsenal at suburban home

But by Friday afternoon, all attention focused on Johnson, and state and federal officials said the entire attack appeared to be the work of a single gunman. Among the two civilians injured was Shetamia Taylor, 37, who was shot in the right calf, according to sister Theresa Williams. Video footage from the Dallas scene showed protesters were marching along a street in downtown, about half a mile from City Hall, when the shots erupted and the crowd scattered, seeking cover.

Author: 0 Another Officer Charged In Freddie Gray's Death Chooses Trial By Judge

Rice, 42, is seeking a bench trial - rather than one decided by a jury - like two fellow officers who were acquitted. Prosecutors say the officers were criminally negligent when they bound Gray's hands and feet with handcuffs and shackles, but left him unrestrained by a seatbelt, thus vulnerable to injury.

World Media UC Berkeley student killed in Bangladesh remembered in vigil
Author: 0 UC Berkeley student killed in Bangladesh remembered in vigil

However, Bangladesh has blamed "home-grown" Islamist terrorists and Pakistan's spy agency ISI for the country's worst terror attack, ruling out the role of the ISIS. "His father and brother identified him by seeing the photos of his dead body". The Daily further quoted sources as saying that Faraaz was given the option of leaving Holey Artisan Bakery, popular with foreigners and expats in the upscale Gulshan locality, late on Friday night.

Author: 0 Govt examining Zakir Naik's speeches, probing flow of money to his NGO

The AICC general secretary has been targeted over a video clip showing him sharing stage with Zakir Naik in 2012 and praising the Islamic preacher as a messenger of peace. Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has condemned last week's terror attack in Dhaka, stressing that Islam never condoned the killing of innocent people.

Author: 0 Iraq probe: Please stop saying I was lying, says Blair

The document in question was produced by secretive security agency MI6 before the start of the war and examined Saddam Hussein's chemical weapon capability. The inquiry - which published its long-awaited verdict on Wednesday - found that the invasion was unnecessary, unjustified, based on flawed intelligence and that the legal justification put forward by the British government was highly dubious.

Author: 0 In Minnesota, prosecutor says Philandro Castile shooting investigation is top priority

Who is Jeronimo Yanez ? After two incidents this week where black men were killed by police officers, many have announced on social media that they will be armed with a new defense mechanism: Facebook Live. The Department has not responded to Romper's request for comment regarding the shooting. According to a now-deleted online registry at The Knot, Yanez married a woman named Lyndsay Engstrom in November 2014.

Author: 0 Philando Castile had permit to carry gun

State investigators have been mostly tight-lipped on what may have led to the shooting; but they have identified the officer who shot him as Jeronimo Yanez , a four-year veteran of the St. In another Facebook post, Reynolds had said, "I wanted everyone in the world to know how much [the police] tamper with evidence and how much they manipulate our minds".

Author: 0 Seoul says N. Korea's submarine-launched missile test fails

The missile was sacked from waters southeast of the coastal port city of Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province, at around 11:30 a.m., according to the military. Satellite images indicate Pyongyang is actively trying to develop its submarine-launched ballistic missile program in this area, according to experts.

Author: 0 Powerful typhoon slams into Taiwan; killing 2, injuring 66

More than 15,400 people were evacuated from homes, and almost 432,000 households suffered power outages, emergency officials said. Three deaths and 172 injuries were reported, bullet train services were suspended and over 340 global and 300 domestic flights cancelled, an emergency services website showed.

World Media Would you get free tuition under Hillary Clinton?
Author: 0 Would you get free tuition under Hillary Clinton?

Now, that same insecurity about his campaign's direction has manifested itself into a question of whether or not the Senator will endorse Clinton - Vice President Joe Biden had told media outlets that Sanders would indeed be endorsing, but Sanders didn't quite agree with Biden's assessment of the situation.

Author: 0 Dallas police used bomb robot to kill sniper

The Texas resident served as an active reservist for six years from 2009 to 2015, holding the rank of Private First Class and specializing in carpentry and masonry. Johnson had no ties to terror groups, a US law enforcement official said, but on Facebook Johnson expressed an interest in black separatist groups such as the New Black Panther Party, the Nation of Islam and the Black Riders Liberation Party, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which describes the organizations as "hate ...

Author: 0 Authorities: 911 caller ambushed, shot officer in Georgia

It was when the first officer did respond Friday morning that Beck opened fire, hitting officer Randall Hancock several times. The officer was wearing a body camera, police say, and that footage is now being examined by the GBI. "We're putting pieces together to understand what happened and why, developing witnesses", Scott Dutton, a spokesman for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.

Author: 0 Robot's role in killing Dallas shooter is a first

Johnson was the lone shooter in this incident", Rawlings said, "we believe now that the city is safe, and that the suspect is dead, and we can move on to healing". "There is a fear, whether or not this could happen here, that the racism won't be addressed", Susannah Alleyne, with Black Lives Matter said. "Other options would have exposed our officers to grave danger".

Author: 0 Putin hopes US-Russia ties will get back on track

The congratulatory Independence Day note to President Barack Obama stated Putin would like to mend relations - which have been increasingly tense since Russia's 2014 annexation of the Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula. The two men reportedly discussed in detail the outcome of the most recent meeting of Armenia's and Azerbaijan's presidents that was hosted by Putin in Saint Petersburg on June 20.

World Media Lee leads the way at US Open as big names struggle
Author: 0 Lee leads the way at US Open as big names struggle

But Lee birdied five of her final seven holes, while Kerr had three birdies and a bogey down the stretch as a gap opened between the two. "My birdie on 3 kind of turned the round around and making the string of birdies definitely helped, " she said.

Author: 0 Obama to keep 8400 troops in Afghanistan after he leaves office

Obama and his advisers on Wednesday said they set the 8,400-troops level with the needs of the rickety Afghan government and the challenges posed for the next US president in mind. "My decision today also sends a message to the Taliban and all those who have opposed Afghanistan's progress". He had hoped to leave a force of 5,500 in early 2017.

Author: 0 Obama to visit Dallas next week as city mourns police

The White House did not specify which day he may go to Dallas, or divulge any other details about the trip. After nearly an hour of negotiations, the heavily armed gunman - who was holed up in a building that overlooked the protest route - was killed by police using a robot-controlled explosive device.

Author: 0 Two persons arrested in Turkey on terror suspicion

At least 230 others were injured when the trio stormed the airport and opened fire with rifles before detonating bombs. It is unclear if they were arriving or leaving Ataturk Airport, which is still recovering from the co-ordinated attack on Tuesday night.

World Media Boko Haram Spy Shot Dead While Trying to Enter a Military Location
Author: 0 Boko Haram Spy Shot Dead While Trying to Enter a Military Location

Last week, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said almost 250,000 children under five could suffer from severe acute malnutrition in Borno alone this year, and 50,000 could die if nothing was done. "We discovered that it was male suicide bomber that pretended as worshipers to detonate IEDs that killed the worshipers‎ in the Mosque at Damboa town", local vigilantes told SaharaReporters by phone from Damboa .

World Media Cleveland road, air, water travel limited for GOP convention
Author: 0 Cleveland road, air, water travel limited for GOP convention

Turner, who co-chairs Kasich's Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board, said Friday, July 8, 2016 , she's "nervous as hell" about safety at the Republican National Convention scheduled July 18 to 21, 2016, in Cleveland. Turner said the convention "was going to be a powder keg all along". Google is the official livestreaming partner for the convention and will be hosting a YouTube channel for those who want to follow along online outside of the GOP app.

Author: 0 What We Know: Details slow to emerge about Dallas shooting

President Barack Obama , visiting Poland, has been briefed, a spokesman said. "The answer must not be violence. The answer is never violence". "We saw no other option but to use our bomb robot and place a device on it for it to detonate where the suspect was".

World Media Look Warriors re-signing at least a couple of their free agents
Author: 0 Look Warriors re-signing at least a couple of their free agents

The former league MVP seems to be getting pretty chummy with his new teammates already, feeling comfortable enough to take playful jabs at guard Klay Thompson: "I didn't even expect him to be here", Durant said with a smile. With two of the biggest scorers in the league in one team, together with three other highly prized players in Klay Thompson , Draymond Green and another fellow believer Andre Iguodala , the Warriors - the 2015 National Basketball Association champion and this ...

World Media Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst Withdraws Herself From VP Consideration
Author: 0 Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst Withdraws Herself From VP Consideration

Trump mentioned his weekend meetings with Iowa Sen. Ernst will campaign with other Republicans running for Senate, in order to maintain a majority for the GOP. "I think it ought to be self-evident to every American we can not continue down the road we've been on these last eight years", another supporter, Rep.

World Media Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Indiana
Author: 0 Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Indiana

This is the longest Mega Millions run without a victor. The numbers drawn Friday night were 8-19-20-55-73. In January, a single ticket bought in NY won a $169 million jackpot. Ticket sales have exceeded $1 billion since March, when the last victor was declared. Those winning tickets were sold in Colorado, Florida and Kansas.

Author: 0 Farage quits as UKIP Leader

And as if that wasn't enough, Farage also said now he has nothing left to achieve. He said at a press conference: "I came into politics from business because I believed that this nation should be self-governing". Carswell, who has often clashed with Farage since he defected from the Tory party, tweeted a "smiley face" emoji following the announcement. "During the referendum I said I wanted my country back..." For years Farage has operated on the political fringes - ironically as a ...

World Media Trump bullies Senate GOP rivals at meeting meant to unify party
Author: 0 Trump bullies Senate GOP rivals at meeting meant to unify party

When Flake stood up and introduced himself, Trump told him, "You've been very critical of me". I get that Trump ran a very successful primary campaign against Washington and the Republicans who call it home. A number of lawmakers also planned to skip Thursday's meetings. Sen. That honor still goes to perhaps Trump's fiercest Republican critic in the Senate, Nebraska's Ben Sasse .

Author: 0 Donald Trump poses tough decisions for Montana GOP stalwarts

While Cruz resisted criticizing Trump in the initial months of the GOP primary campaign, Cruz would eventually become one of Trump's fiercest rivals - and the last remaining legitimate challenge to Trump's campaign to win the Republican presidential nomination.

Author: 0 Donald Trump poses tough decisions for Montana GOP stalwarts

While Cruz resisted criticizing Trump in the initial months of the GOP primary campaign, Cruz would eventually become one of Trump's fiercest rivals - and the last remaining legitimate challenge to Trump's campaign to win the Republican presidential nomination.

World Media Blair: 'I understand why Iraq victims' families can never forgive me'
Author: 0 Blair: 'I understand why Iraq victims' families can never forgive me'

Blair said at the press conference that he accepts "full responsibility" for the decision, admitting that the invasion was based on wrong intelligence. "There were errors in intelligence but there was no lie", he said, adding that he respected Chilcot's findings but did not agree with all of them. "Tony Blair and his associates should be held accountable for the loss of lives and devastation in Iraq to the tune of 179 servicemen and 200,000 civilians".