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Dallas shooting: High alert over 'new security threat'

Johnson, who was black, also insisted on speaking only to a black police officer when he began negotiating with the police, Brown said. During the interview, Brown added that there were indications Johnson was planning more wide-spread attacks, saying, "We're convinced this suspect had other plans and thought that what he was doing was righteous".



Who will it be? Trump nears end of vice presidential search

Trump adviser Ed Brookover told CNN that Mr Trump "first and foremost" wants a running mate that he has good chemistry with and someone who can help him govern best. "I will be making the announcement of my Vice Presidential pick on Friday at 11am in Manhattan". Mr Trump has spent weeks consulting with friends and family as he weighs the most important decision of his campaign to date.



Indiana governor rumoured for Trump VP

Trump and his children Eric, Don Jr. and Ivanka, as well as her husband, Jared Kushner, had breakfast at the IN governor's mansion with Pence. I don't know why any governor would give up his job to run nationally. Mike Pence did some final lobbying over breakfast with the billionaire and his family. After the day full of meetings, Trump headed off on a fundraising swing through California on Thursday ahead of his planned vice presidential unveiling Friday in Manhattan.



Trump seriously considering general for VP

Flynn, a registered Democrat but fierce critic of President Obama , previously ran the Defense Intelligence Agency. Retired Gen. Michael Flynn, who is being vetted as a possible running mate by Donald Trump, signaled on Monday that he supported same-sex marriage.


Cautious optimism as USA troops help to retake Mosul from ISIS

Cautious optimism as USA troops help to retake Mosul from ISIS

The top US commander in Afghanistan said Tuesday that "some hundreds" of USA forces - in addition to the 8,400 that President Barack Obama announced would stay in the country last week - will be based outside Afghanistan, but will be ready to quickly deploy into the warzone if needed.


Philippines, Japan hold maritime drill post South China Sea ruling

Philippines, Japan hold maritime drill post South China Sea ruling

China's Ministry of Defence stated earlier that the ruling would not affect China's sovereignty and interests in the South China Sea. Indonesia will be consistent with its long-held policy of supporting and respecting global rules, including decisions made by UN bodies like the court in The Hague, which deals with the 1982 UN Conventions on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).