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Jul 10 2016

Shooting of Dallas officers spurs acts of kindness to police

Dallas Police spokesman Sr Cpl Monica Cordova said security around the area had been tightened but called the measures precautionary. Police said Johnson donned a prote...

Jul 10 2016

Pro-choice advocate: SCOTUS abortion clinic ruling adds to importance of elections

Adopting stringent regulations on abortion clinics and doctors that are said to be about protecting women's health has been one of the anti-abortion movement's most succe...

Jul 10 2016

Old Navy helps boost Gap key sales figure; stock soars

That increase was mostly down to the fact that total same-store sales were up 2 percent last month, versus a 1 percent decrease in June 2015. Gap Inc. Gap Inc, the San...

Jul 10 2016

Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Rosberg at British GP

The German will start second at Silverstone and believes a fast start is his best chance of overtaking pole-sitter Hamilton, as getting off the line is 'not one of his ...

Jul 10 2016

First Water Clouds Discovered Outside of Solar System

This not only provided far more substantial evidence of water vapor in the brown dwarf's atmosphere, but also confirmed its frosty temperatures, which dip below -10 d...

Jul 10 2016

100s protest Minnesota police shooting

The St. Anthony Police Department, which employs the officer who shot Castile, did not participate in the study. A Minnesota prosecutor said Friday he has asked for a "...

Jul 10 2016

EAEU and China may establish free trade zone - Putin

CRI's Victor Ning has more. China, Russia and Mongolia signed a development plan on Thursday to build an economic corridor that will boost transport links and economi...

Jul 10 2016

Children do not make you better qualified, says Hammond

Leadsom, who has never run a government department, has faced questions she says are unfounded about whether she exaggerated her banking experience on her resume. I belie...

Jul 10 2016

Joseph, Thompson lead Canada in FIBA semifinal win over New Zealand

Corey Joseph led all Canadians in scoring with 21 points, to help the Canucks keep Corey Webster and the Tall Blacks at bay, 78-72. Serbia's lead stretched to 37-7 short...

Jul 10 2016

US, EU, Russia and UN Say Israel Settlements, Palestinian Incitement Must Stop

The Palestinian Authority headed by President Mahmoud Abbas is based in the West Bank, while Islamist group Hamas has been in control of Gaza since 2007. There are now ...

Jul 10 2016

Gold extends drop after payrolls rise more than expected

May's initial jobs report found that the United States economy had added a meager 38,000 jobs - about 122,000 fewer than expected. The June figure was boosted by 35,000...

Jul 10 2016

@Kady - But what about the electoral reform committee, Jason Kenney?

During a well attended news conference in Calgary Wednesday, Conservative MP Jason Kenney announced his intention to run for the leadership of the Progressive Conservativ...

Jul 10 2016

Murkowski: GMO labeling bill inadequate for salmon buyers

Both sides of this fight agree that there should be labels. Manufacturers could comply by providing a label that includes a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) symbol i...

Jul 10 2016

Asian shares step back as investors ponder stimulus outlook

Among major Asian markets, Japan's Nikkei has lost over five percent, the Hong Kong exchange is nearly two percent lower and only China's Shanghai Composite saw gains of ...

Jul 10 2016

U.S. job market rebounds with June hiring surge of 287000

Overall, U.S. employers added a blockbuster 287,000 jobs last month. The June figure was boosted by 35,000 workers at Verizon who were on strike in May but returned to th...

Jul 10 2016

Alaska Airlines given tentative permission to fly to Cuba

The DOT said its principal objective in making its proposed selections was to "maximize public benefits, including choosing airlines that offered and could maintain the b...

Jul 10 2016

S&P 500 Futures Rally, Volatility Plummets following June NFP Report

The S&P 500 added 32 points, or 1.5 percent, to 2,129.90. The Dow Jones Industrial Average [s:DJIA] climbed 251 points, or 1.4%, to end at 18,146-reclaiming the key 1...

Jul 10 2016

US added 287000 jobs in June 2016

The largest gains were in the service-providing sector: leisure and hospitality added 59,000 jobs, healthcare and social assistance added 58,000 jobs, and business and pr...

Jul 10 2016

Trump uses Disney's Frozen to defend controversial tweet

Bob Corker, a powerful senator who has had some very high-profile interactions with Trump, said on Wednesday he was not interested, and suggested the post go to his dau...

Jul 10 2016

In Rwanda, Netanyahu notes similarities between country's genocide and the Holocaust

Kenyatta also said his country supports talks between Israel and the Palestinians. While in Uganda Netanyahu will also attend a security-themed summit of regional leade...