• Obama, Clinton to campaign in North Carolina
Obama, Clinton to campaign in North Carolina

The latest Quinnipiac poll-taken between June 21-27-shows a close race between Trump and Clinton, with 42 percent for Trump and 40 percent for Clinton . In a speech Tuesday, the real-estate mogul who won the Republican primaries blasted trade deals with Mexico and Japan and accused the former secretary of state of supporting pacts that hurt ...

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  • First case of Zika virus confirmed in Snohomish County
First case of Zika virus confirmed in Snohomish County

The results indicate that natural immunity may be sufficient to protect against future Zika virus infections. And in April, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concluded that Zika does indeed cause microcephaly . HIV can last in blood and semen indefinitely, and the mosquito-borne West Nile virus can reside in the kidneys a...

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  • War cry: Trump opening acts raise eyebrows, pump up crowds
War cry: Trump opening acts raise eyebrows, pump up crowds

Except me. Did I hear that? At one point, Carr made a decision to riff on one of the Trump campaign's most outspoken opponents, progressive Sen. Warren added that her appearance with Clinton on Monday does not mean she is under consideration for the vice presidency.

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  • Eight rescued after Oklahoma City roller coaster gets stuck
Eight rescued after Oklahoma City roller coaster gets stuck

This is a developing story . Fulkerson says power to the ride was shut off before riders were escorted down. At about 5.15pm, the children were placed into safety gear and taken down one by one from the coaster. Frontier City is also conducting a thorough investigation into the reason the ride stalled. No one was injured when a roller coaster ...

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  • Naked man jumps from rear staircase ledge of NYC TKTS booth
Naked man jumps from rear staircase ledge of NYC TKTS booth

This nude man stood on top of a building in Times Square demanding a meeting with presidential hopeful Donald Trump . In a bid to take down McClean, police blocked the traffic for some time, but their attempt failed. "He was spitting at us and swinging his arms". As he was wowing the crowds, concerned for his safety the NYPD set up an inflatab...

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  • Spanish authorities raid Google offices over tax
Spanish authorities raid Google offices over tax

French investigators raided Google's Paris headquarters last month, saying the company was under investigation for aggravated financial fraud and organised money laundering. Google CEO Sundar Pichai has defended the firm's tax practices in the past. Media reports suggest Italy is also looking to retrieve hundreds of millions of euros they say...

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  • Corbyn refuses to resign in wake of Brexit
Corbyn refuses to resign in wake of Brexit

Sky chief political correspondent Jon Craig told Rachel Smalley he spoke to Jeremy Corbyn later, who said it was Mr Cameron being Flashman again - the bully from Tom Brown's School Days . You earn the opportunity to lead by being elected, to lead the whole party, our voters, members, councillors and MPs. "All I can say is, I'd hate to see him wh...

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  • Prince estate lawyers get deadline to weigh in on DNA tests
Prince estate lawyers get deadline to weigh in on DNA tests

Prince's sister Tyka Nelson and five half-siblings stand to inherit his fortune and perhaps, more importantly, the rights to his music. It will be the second since Prince's death. More than 20 attorneys crowded into a courtroom in suburban Minneapolis this morning (June 27) as a Minnesota state judge set out to determine the proper procedure...

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  • Serial podcast subject Adnan Syed granted new trial
Serial podcast subject Adnan Syed granted new trial

Adnan Syed's attorney, Justin Brown, called the granting of a new trial "an incredible victory" that he'd been fighting for for eight years. The judge disagreed that Syed deserved relief because of the alibi witness, but agreed that Syed's trial lawyer should have cross examined the cell tower expert.

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  • Italy finally ends its losing run against Spain with 2-0 win
Italy finally ends its losing run against Spain with 2-0 win

Spain were simply not able to deal with it. Of course, one of the main symptoms behind their defeat was that they either didn't know how to move the ball quicker or simply didn't feel like they needed to. Southampton forward Pelle sealed Italy's win in stoppage time as he superbly volleyed beyond De Gea after a cross from Manchester United full-...

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  • Emergency call log details horror of Orlando nightclub shooting
Emergency call log details horror of Orlando nightclub shooting

Desk7 chimes in at 2:08: "Someone screaming help... someone is scraming [sic] I'm shot... multiple people screaming ... hearing moaning". A caller described Mateen as wearing a grey shirt and brown pants. A follow-up visit was planned but had not been assigned so it was not known if the problem was fixed, the emails said. "We have no indicatio...

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  • France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash
France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

The plane is believed to have crashed in the deepest part of the Mediterranean and the black boxes, recovered last week, were badly damaged. The cause of the plane's crash as it traveled from Paris to Cairo on May 17 is yet to be given.

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  • Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed US tourist
Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed US tourist

Israeli troops have mistakenly killed a Palestinian boy while responding with gunfire to stones being thrown at Israeli vehicles in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli army said. "Two additional suspects were arrested". The incident comes amid a months-long wave of violence in Israel and the West Bank. More than 200 Palestinians - mostly attack...

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  • Publishers prepare for possibility of Canada Post strike
Publishers prepare for possibility of Canada Post strike

Mail within the postal system during the disruption will be secured and delivered as soon as operations begin. Postal workers are pleading with Canada Post to extend the cooling-off period by two weeks amid fears the company will terminate its collective agreement this weekend.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic Rapidly Closing On Sealing Manchester United Switch
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Rapidly Closing On Sealing Manchester United Switch

Manchester United will finally complete a long-awaited move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the end of the week as reported by the BBC . Despite the Italian international's hopes for his childhood team, it still seems a matter of when rather than if, the Sweden star finalises his move to Old Trafford .

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  • Police continue to investigate deadly Mississauga home explosion
Police continue to investigate deadly Mississauga home explosion

Police and firefighters were investigating and cleaning up. Police say the cause of the explosion is not known. However, there's residual gas we have to look at. We definitely have collapsed homes and unstable homes, so until we can get people in to stabilize these things and shore them up, there's no human access going into them.

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  • Steenkamp cousin testifies ahead of Pistorius sentencing
Steenkamp cousin testifies ahead of Pistorius sentencing

The Supreme Court found Pistorius guilty of murder in that he realised that someone might die as a result of his actions and went ahead anyway. She will announce Pistorius' sentence for the murder of Ms Steenkamp on 6 July. " Pistorius had already paid heavily for killing Steenkamp", Roux stressed. Judge Thokozile Masipa has, however, made...

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  • Search launched for missing children in Brecon Beacons
Search launched for missing children in Brecon Beacons

WalesOnline reports that the schoolchildren who were found have been transported to the pub in Tafarn Y Garreg to warm up. The alarm was raised at around 1pm and it took the emergency services several hours to locate and guide the youngsters, who were in four groups, to safety.

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  • Ask Sourav Ganguly what problem he has with me: Ravi Shastri
Ask Sourav Ganguly what problem he has with me: Ravi Shastri

My disappointment was there for a day and that is all. It happened last week. "I will try and observe how the team is shaping up and at this point in time, I would like to look at the bowlers". I don't have any regrets. Sourav Ganguly hits back. What's the issue between you two? Breaking his silence over Shastri's comment, Ganguly said that...

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  • Govt confident of passing GST Bill in monsoon session of Parliament
Govt confident of passing GST Bill in monsoon session of Parliament

The government also accords high importance to the child labour (prohibition and regulation) amendment bill and the right of persons with disabilities bill. "We have enough numbers but voting will be last option". "If GST is passed, Indian economy will grow further". Naidu said as Parliamentary Affairs Minister he has asked all the ministers to...

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  • Hodgson reluctantly faces music after seismic Iceland loss
Hodgson reluctantly faces music after seismic Iceland loss

Southgate-perhaps best known for missing a spot-kick in the Euro 96 semi-final penalty shoot-out defeat against Germany at Wembleyrestored some of his reputation with victory at the prestigious Toulon tournament in May having had a disappointing European Under-21 campaign previous year.

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  • Seahawks extend top WR Baldwin 4 years
Seahawks extend top WR Baldwin 4 years

I'm 27 years old now, about to be 28. "That edge will never go away, until they force me to hang up my cleats". An undrafted free agent out of Stanford in 2011, Baldwin has always been a reliable target for quarterback Russell Wilson on a team that has recently relied on its ground game.

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  • Weather helps crews battling Western wildfires _ for now
Weather helps crews battling Western wildfires _ for now

In Utah, officials have evacuated about 100 homes from a mountain near a town in the southwest section of the state as a wildfire less than a mile away moved down a rocky slope toward the community of Pine Valley. No property losses or serious injuries were reported, and officials said late Tuesday the flames appeared to be moving toward remote wil...

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  • Britain should negotiate Brexit before any election -Conservative committee
Britain should negotiate Brexit before any election -Conservative committee

Mr Osborne will also need to clarify whether he will try to bring-in the so-called "punishment Budget" comprising of £30 billion worth of tax rises and spending cuts that he insisted during the referendum campaign would be necessary in the event of the United Kingdom voting for Brexit.

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  • Gaza's Hamas rulers thank Turkey after its deal with Israel
Gaza's Hamas rulers thank Turkey after its deal with Israel

Israel and Turkey agreed to normalize diplomatic relations Monday, six years after an Israeli raid on a Turkish aid ship sent to Gaza opened a bitter divide between two Mediterranean countries that had always been friendly. He spoke to the Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday and met with Hamas chief Khaled Mashaal on Frida...

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  • John Kerry urges Britain and EU to manage Brexit negotiations responsibly
John Kerry urges Britain and EU to manage Brexit negotiations responsibly

Prior to last week's "Brexit" vote, both Secretary Kerry and President Obama had publicly supported the U.K. Remain campaign. Britons voted in a referendum last Thursday to leave the European Union, stunning global financial markets and world leaders.

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  • Pope prays at Khor Virap monastery near the Turkish border
Pope prays at Khor Virap monastery near the Turkish border

Later in the day, Francis traveled to Gyumri to preside over the only public Catholic Mass scheduled for his trip. Pope Francis , right, participates in the Divine Liturgy celebrated by Catholicos Karekin II, left, at the Armenian Apostolic Cathedral in Etchmiadzin, Yerevan , Armenia , Sunday, June 26, 2016.

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  • Braves place rookie RHP John Gant on DL with oblique strain
Braves place rookie RHP John Gant on DL with oblique strain

Kluber (8-7), coming off a shutout of Tampa Bay, didn't allow a hit through five innings. Cleveland has a very well balanced attack and will only get better once Michael Brantley returns but in the mean time they are riding the hot stick of Francisco Lindor who has been incredible over the last couple of weeks and as such so as his team.

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  • Clinton, Warren meet for first 2016 campaign event
Clinton, Warren meet for first 2016 campaign event

He suggested Warren could take a DNA test or call on her former university employers to clear up the dispute. "Warren's campaigning for Clinton stands in stark contrast to the liberal ideals she once practiced". One gets the impression that Trump vehemently dislikes Warren on a rather personal level. In October, Clinton came out against TPP, whi...

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  • France rules out terrorism in EgyptAir crash
France rules out terrorism in EgyptAir crash

The recorders' memory cards arrived on Monday in Paris , Egyptian investigators said. It's hoped they will provide answers as to why the plane plunged into the Mediterranean while en route from Paris to Cairo . The data on the two black boxes, if it can be fully extracted, will be crucial to determining the cause of the crash 290 kilometres...

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  • Canada believes Canadian hostage killed in Philippines
Canada believes Canadian hostage killed in Philippines

Trudeau said that Monday marked "yet another hard day for Canada and for Canadians as we grieve as a nation for the loss of both John Ridsdel, who was killed on April 25, and Robert Hall". Trudeau called terrorism "a scourge on the world", and said all of Canada is mourning with Hall's family. Hall, 58, was a welder, actor, and an insurance agent...

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  • Moscow says Turkey has apologized for downing of Russian jet
Moscow says Turkey has apologized for downing of Russian jet

Turkey said the plane had violated the Turkish airspace. The organization of the pre-burial procedures was conducted in accordance with all religious and military procedures.”. We consider the family of the Russian pilot as a Turkish family. On June 1, Putin's spokesperson said Russian and Turkey could return to normal relations if Turkey ap...

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  • EU Chief: UK Should Start Brexit By Tuesday
EU Chief: UK Should Start Brexit By Tuesday

Britain's opposition Labour party plunged into turmoil ON Sunday and the prospect of Scottish independence drew closer, ahead of a showdown with European Union leaders over the country's seismic vote to leave the bloc. Cameron wants his successor to negotiate the process of leaving the alliance. Osborne also said he had been working closely wi...

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  • Kim Jong-Un Watches Latest Missile Test Gleefully From North Korea
Kim Jong-Un Watches Latest Missile Test Gleefully From North Korea

The test-fire was successful without putting the security of neighboring countries at risk, the North's KCNA news agency said, referring to the missile as a "Hwasong-10". "No other (previous) missiles fired by North Korea have ever flown that high". They didn't pose a threat to North America, it said. Member countries of the U.N.

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  • Brexit may impact auto, garments, IT sectors: Crisil
Brexit may impact auto, garments, IT sectors: Crisil

In the era of globalization, no country can live in an economic cocoon and remain unaffected by developments in other countries. Author Patrick French believes the Brexit vote "is the most significant change to British power projection since Suez in 1956".

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