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UK PM Cameron says will step down by October after Brexit vote UK PM Cameron says will step down by October after Brexit vote
- June 25, 2016

Lord 'Feldman will step down when the Prime Minister leaves Downing Street'. "I don't feel I should try to be the captain that steers the country to its next destination". Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned after the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU. Firstly, Conservative MPs elect two candidates. Mr Cameron announced this morning he would leave office by October, after 52 per cent of the British public voted for "Brexit", causing a market crash which saw the value of ... (more...)
Man going to gay pride event had rigged magazines Man going to gay pride event had rigged magazines
- June 25, 2016

On Tuesday, Howell was charged with felony possession of an assault weapon, possession of explosives on a public highway, and possession of high-capacity magazines. Authorities said he had a high-capacity assault rifle, two other loaded rifles, 15 pounds of commercially sold explosive, a stun gun and buck knife in his auto when he was arrested. (more...)
Syrian refugees say water scarce after Jordan seals border Syrian refugees say water scarce after Jordan seals border
- June 25, 2016

While no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, Momani said "Islamic State" (IS) extremists had been mixing with refugees at the two camps, creating a major security threat. The announcement means that refugees from Syria and Iraq will no longer be granted entry. It has insisted that all who enter must undergo extensive security screening to ensure they do not sympathize with Islamic State. (more...)
Headmaster Of Boston Latin School Resigns After Racist Scandals Headmaster Of Boston Latin School Resigns After Racist Scandals
- June 25, 2016

Outgoing Boston Latin School Assistant Headmaster Malcolm Flynn ripped into the mayor and school superintendent for the second day, saying a gag order and City Hall "incompetence" handcuffed administrators. In March, a federal investigation was opened. Teta and another top BLS official submitted their resignations this week. Those concerns fueled a call for BLS Head Master Lynne Mooney Teta's resignation. (more...)
Freddie Gray death: Baltimore officer not guilty of murder
- June 25, 2016

Goodson was also found not guilty of manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. Officer William Porter's case ended in a mistrial, while Officer Edward Nero was acquitted. "We need to stop saying the system is broken", she said. Attorneys for each side declined to comment following the ruling, citing a court gag order. (more...)
Pakistan holds funeral for Sufi singer slain by militants
- June 25, 2016

The 45-year-old singer, of famed Sabri Brothers, was killed by unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen today in Karachi , Pakistan. Newspapers reported some police officers as saying that at least 11 bullets were fired at the auto with four penetrating the vehicle on the sides and six going through the windscreen. (more...)
Benedictine product Gbinije, UVA's Brogdon drafted in second round of NBA Draft Benedictine product Gbinije, UVA's Brogdon drafted in second round of NBA Draft
- June 25, 2016

We really need two spots. If Matthews was right in calling him a lottery player - which will likely be the case based on numerous mock drafts - Ellenson would be the second Marquette player selected in the lottery since it was established in 1985, joining Dwyane Wade, who went fifth overall in 2003. (more...)
CNN hires fired Trump campaign manager Lewandowski
- June 25, 2016

On the day he was escorted from Trump Tower and relieved of his campaign duties, CNN reminisced about the "trail of weird moments" for which it would remember him. "You have to raise an issue", he said. CNN has hired Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, for a rumored $500,000. And Lewandowski has already made it clear he's on that list as well. (more...)
Ohio reports 1st case of Zika through sexual transmission
- June 25, 2016

The conclusions were surprising: Where governments have given warnings for Zika , and access to abortions is strict, many women have requested abortion medication after the virus outbreak began. Since 2005, Iowa has had between five and 44 reported cases of West Nile virus each year, according to the Iowa Department of Public Health. In countries hit hard by the ongoing Zika outbreak, more women are seeking abortion options, a new report shows. (more...)
Is Jeremy Corbyn next for the chop? Is Jeremy Corbyn next for the chop?
- June 24, 2016

Though a former Euroskeptic, Corbyn campaigned for Remain, but had refused to share a platform with Prime Minister David Cameron, who announced his resignation this morning. "I've been arguing that we in the Labour Party , all the way down from the shadow cabinet, we'll be having our shadow cabinet meeting tomorrow, I'll be saying one of things we've got to do is get out of London and go to Sunderland, to Middlesbrough, to Wigan, and find out why people voted the way they did". (more...)
Day one of Oscar sentencing: Pistorius suffers from PTSD - psychologist
- June 24, 2016

Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius speaks with his uncle Arnold Pistorius at his sentencing for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp at the Pretoria High Court , South Africa June 13, 2016. "He becomes traumatised when he hears the sound of gunfire, even when it is part of a film he is watching". Nel asked Scholtz whether, during his compilation of his report on Pistorius, he had access to correctional services documents indicating his temper tantrums. (more...)
Mexican flag raised near Trump's Scottish golf course
- June 24, 2016

He hopes Trump returns to the states "quickly". TIME: " Donald Trump will be greeted by at least two Mexican flags, placed near his Aberdeenshire golf course in Scotland, when he visits the country later this week". In another soundbite, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron calls some of Trump's remarks "divisive, stupid and wrong". Then-Senator Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a meeting in 2008. (more...)
Why a Supreme Court split on immigration is good
- June 24, 2016

U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delivered a heavy blow to the White House's immigration program by remaining in place a lower court's ruling that blocked the program. President Obama announced an executive action in the fall of 2014 that would allow undocumented immigrants whose children are American citizens to obtain work permits. (more...)
Donald Trump will not ask donors to repay $50m dollar campaign loans
- June 24, 2016

In order to run a competitive campaign against Hillary Clinton in November, most observers agree Trump needs to ramp up fundraising significantly. Gaylord Hughey, a Texas-based fundraiser supporting Trump, called Trump's action " unprecedented ". (more...)
Time to vote in the historic EU Referendum Time to vote in the historic EU Referendum
- June 24, 2016

MPs across Hertfordshire have been split over the important decision, with Oliver Dowden, Richard Harrington and David Gauke voting to remain with Mike Penning saying he would vote to leave. Ukip leader Nigel Farage insisted his side could pull off an historic victory if "soft" In voters stayed home. I did my thought for my grandchildren who are four and six. (more...)
Markets, bookies put money on Britons remaining in EU
- June 24, 2016

The folks at Google kindly sent us over the top 10 questions Americans have been searching for, and we thought we'd save you the trouble of searching for each one. There are also fears it could prompt other European Union countries, disillusioned with how Brussels has handed the eurozone and migrant crises, to try to break away. (more...)
LeBron's hometown Akron celebrates his NBA title with Cavs
- June 24, 2016

After beating the Warriors in the NBA Finals, James and his Cavaliers had their championship parade in downtown Cleveland on Wednesday afternoon. After defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers have ended the city's 52 year drought of claiming a professional sports title. (more...)
A Look Back at the Charleston Church Shooting
- June 24, 2016

In moving remarks during the service, she held up each funeral program and shared a remembrance of each. Many were surprised when Nadine Collier stood in a SC courtroom a year ago and said she forgave the young white man who had just killed her mother and eight other black churchgoers in a racially motivated attack. (more...)
Trump hits back at Clinton, calls her 'world class liar' Trump hits back at Clinton, calls her 'world class liar'
- June 24, 2016

The billionaire Republican candidate for president, who has denounced Clinton's U.S. $42 million war chest as "blood money", sharpened his attacks on the polarising Democratic nominee after disastrous headlines have fuelled speculation that his controversial campaign is unravelling. (more...)
Boeing confirms signing jetliner sale memo with Iran Air Boeing confirms signing jetliner sale memo with Iran Air
- June 24, 2016

However, Boeing has not disclosed further details of the deal. Shares of Boeing (BA) are rising 0.60% to $132.31 in early-afternoon trading on Wednesday, as its provisional deal with Iran Air covers 109 aircraft, split about equally between narrow-body and long-range wide-body aircraft, an Iranian official told Reuters . (more...)