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Rudy Giuliani: Black fathers need to teach kids ‘the real danger to them is not the police’

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani on Sunday said that black Americans must teach their children to respect law enforcement and that the “real danger” to them is violence within the black community itself.<p>“If I were a black father, and I was concerned with the safety of my child, really …

Law Enforcement

G20 trade ministers agree to cut trade costs, increase policy coordination

Trade ministers from the world's major economies have agreed to cut trade costs and increase policy coordination. They met in Shanghai amid a slowing …

Senator continues battle to save Native American artifacts from theft and sale

A US senator who helped halt the auction of a ceremonial shield from a Native American tribe in New Mexico is now attempting to crack down on the theft and sale of sacred Native American artifacts in international markets.<p>Democrat Martin Heinrich of New Mexico introduced a bill to the Senate that …

Native Americans

Watchdogs: US police shootings fueling black extremism

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The public backlash against police shootings of black people is helping fuel the growth of black hate groups, some of which …

Rights & Freedoms

Survey: Europeans worry migrants may increase terror threat

BERLIN (AP) — The refugee crisis and the threat of terrorism in Europe are very much related to one another in the minds of many Europeans, according …

North Africa

U.S. House approves bill to upgrade airport security | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Monday approved an aviation bill that would upgrade security at U.S. airports in the aftermath of the Brussels and Istanbul attacks while extending funds for the Federal Aviation Administration for another 14 months.<p>Passengers make their way in …

North Africa

Nation remains on edge after police shootings, officer deaths

The emotional aftershocks from the nation’s recent spate of fatal shootings by and of police intensified Monday, with the Dallas police chief revealing that he and his family have received death threats ever since a gunman killed five officers there last week.<p>On the eve of a memorial service for …

Law Enforcement

Chaos within NATO has completed Obama's foreign policy legacy

With the Warsaw summit, Obama's foreign policy legacy is now complete in outline -- and there's more mess than success in it. The administration has just has elevated Cold War II to official policy across both oceans.<p>The Warsaw summit confirms Russia as implacable enemy No. 1, while Defense …

Latest: Sheriff: Shooting suspect was trying to flee

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a western Michigan courthouse (all times local):<p>9 p.m.<p>A Michigan sheriff says all indications …

Crime

Beijing defiant ahead of court ruling on its claims in South China Sea

Beijing has unleashed a final salvo of defiance, propaganda and bravado with hours to go until a landmark court ruling that could deal a major blow to its territorial claims in the South China Sea.<p>More than three years after the Philippines asked the permanent court of arbitration in The Hague to …

China

Philando Castile's Driving Record Raises Questions About Racial Profiling

He'd been cited for dozens of minor infractions, many of which were eventually dismissed.<p>ST. PAUL, Minn. ― A black St. Paul man whom police fatally shot during a traffic stop last week appears to have been previously cited by police at least 31 times while driving, raising questions about racial …

Law Enforcement

Europeans believe refugee crisis will mean more terrorism - new survey

Concerns about jobs, crime and security among Europeans have risen since the start of the migration crisis about five years ago. That’s according to a survey newly published by the Washington-based Pew Research Center<p>During an election event on Monday (July 11) Chancellor Angela Merkel who oversaw …

South Sudan clashes: US says violence "must stop"

<b>The United States has said an outbreak of violence that has left hundreds dead in South Sudan "must stop".</b><p>Anyone impeding efforts to end the fighting would be held fully accountable, the White House warned.<p>The UN has called for an immediate arms embargo, as well as attack helicopters to strengthen …

Venezuela's President Says Citibank Will Close Government Accounts Amid Financial Crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said the global financial institution Citibank is about to close his government’s foreign currency accounts amid …

Clashes in Kashmir Over a Slain Militant Have Left 30 Dead

Fierce protests in Indian-administered Kashmir over the killing of a young militant have left at least 30 people dead and 200 injured since last …

Venezuela takes over suspended Kimberly-Clark factory

Government seizes plant after Kimberly-Clark halts operations because of the country's worsening economy situation.<p>Venezuela's government says it is taking over and reactivating a factory belonging to the US company Kimberly-Clark, after the consumer products giant announced last week that it was …

Doctors In China Get Attacked So Often They Now Need Armed Police Guards

Like most people, Chen Zhongwei knew his killer, though not terribly well. The 60-year-old retired dentist had treated him 25 years previously in …

Iranian boats approach Centcom commander's ship

<b>(CNN) —</b> The four-star commander of the U.S. Central Command got an unexpected, up close and personal look Monday at the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy when a U.S. Navy warship he was on was approached by five armed Iranian craft in the Arabian Gulf.<p>Gen. Joseph Votel was on board the USS New …

Military

EU migrant influx easing since April: border agency

PARIS (Reuters) - The flow of refugees and migrants to Europe has slowed since April when the European Union sealed a deal with Turkey to halt illegal traffic across the Aegean Sea, the region’s border agency chief said on Tuesday.<p>Since then, Italy has replaced Greece as the migration “front line”, …

North Africa

Israel passes law to force NGOs to reveal foreign funding

Critics say ‘transparency bill’ will target pro-Palestinian groups while excluding those promoting settlements<p>Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, has passed a law that will force human rights groups that receive more than half their funding from abroad – including from European governments – to …

Israel

Nobel winner Malala visits world's largest refugee camp

DADAAB, Kenya (AP) — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai visited the world's largest refugee camp on her 19th birthday Tuesday and voiced concern that …

Africa

Malian troops fire on protest in Gao, two killed

GAO, Mali (Reuters) - Malian soldiers opened fire on anti-government demonstrators in the northern city of Gao on Tuesday, killing three and wounding at least 31, two doctors at a hospital that received the bodies told Reuters.<p>Anti-government protesters gather in Gao, Mali, July 12, 2016. …

Africa

DNI Clapper Denies Paul Ryan Request to Block Clinton From Classified Intel Briefings

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan's request to block Hillary Clinton from receiving classified intelligence briefings was denied by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday.<p>In a letter to Ryan, Clapper wrote that he did "not intend to withhold briefings from any officially …

Donald Trump

Alleged police-involved torture and killings in Kenya spark movement

In Kenya, a public protest movement against unlawful police killings is gathering pace, after the torture and murder of a lawyer and two other men allegedly at the hands of the police.<p>According to BBC correspondent Tomi Oladipo, public anger over police violence and corruption has been growing for …

Africa

Prosecutors want Blagojevich to serve full 14 years, defense asks for 5

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich should get as little as five years in prison when he is resentenced on sweeping corruption charges next month, a move that would see him released from custody in months, his lawyers said in a court filing late Monday.<p>Federal prosectors, meanwhile, asked U.S. District …

South Sudan ceasefire holds after five days of fighting

President Salva Kiir and vice-president Riek Machar could meet or hold telephone talks to shore up truce<p>A tenuous ceasefire appears to be holding in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, after five days of heavy fighting that destabilised the world’s newest nation.<p>Rival forces loyal to the president, …

Africa

Dozens have starved to death in besieged Madaya, say NGOs

Groups say Syrian government’s ‘stranglehold’ on town since July 2015 has led to deaths of 65 people from starvation<p>About 86 people have died in a year-long government siege of the Syrian town of Madaya, including 65 from starvation and malnutrition, two non-governmental organisations said.<p>The …

Middle East

Police: 3 arrested in 'credible threat' to harm officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police arrested three suspects and were seeking a possible fourth suspect accused of stealing several handguns as part of what authorities Tuesday described as "substantial, credible threat" to harm police officers in the Baton Rouge area.<p>The arrests come at a time of …

Grand jury indicts suspect in Tennessee highway shootings

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — A black Army veteran accused of killing a woman and injuring a police officer and two others when he shot at passing cars along a Tennessee highway was indicted Tuesday on charges including murder and attempted murder, police said.<p>The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation …