10 things you should Know before you sleep today
Below are 10 world headlines you should know before going to bed and starting your weekend. They are:
1. AT LEAST 84 KILLED WHEN TRUCK MOWS DOWN BASTILLE DAY REVELERS IN NICE
President Francois Hollande will meet with his defense council and travel to Nice after the third major attack to ravage France in two years leaves the nation reeling.
2. HORRIFIED WORLD LEADERS CONDEMN NICE ATTACK
Obama, Putin, Merkel and others express dismay and solidarity with France.
3. AP-GFK POLL FINDS EMAIL INVESTIGATION HAS DAMAGED CLINTON’S IMAGE
More than half of Americans think Clinton broke the law by using a private email account and server at the State Department.
4. DONALD TRUMP POSTPONES PLAN TO ANNOUNCE VP PICK AFTER NICE ATTACK
With Indiana Gov. Mike Pence emerging as a late favorite, the presumptive GOP nominee had planned to introduce his running mate Friday morning.
5. HOW FRIENDS AND ACQUAINTANCES REMEMBER DALLAS SNIPER MICAH JOHNSON
They say he had been an easy-going extrovert but was never the same after he was disarmed in Afghanistan for allegedly stealing a female soldier’s panties.
6. WHERE POLICE ARE HUNTING A SERIAL KILLER WHO HAS LEFT A TRAIL OF TEARS AND FEAR
Phoenix police say the same perpetrator is behind the shooting that have killed seven people outside homes.
7. WHY LEANING ON THE MILITARY IS UNLIKELY TO YIELD AN ECONOMIC MIRACLE IN VENEZUELA
President Nicolas Maduro put the military in charge of the battle against food shortages but the armed forces have played a big role in the economic mess.
8. WHAT SUCCESS OF “POKEMON GO” TELLS US ABOUT NINTENDO
The Japanese game maker was a latecomer to smartphone games but is seeing the deep wealth of its franchise characters pay off.
9. MICKELSON BEGINS BRITISH OPEN WITH A THREE-STROKE LEAD AFTER SHOOTING 8-UNDER 62
He birdied the par-5 fourth hole to push his score to 9 under, looking to take advantage before the foul weather moves in.
10. ROCK LEGEND MICK JAGGER EXPECTING HIS EIGHTH CHILD
The Rolling Stones frontman’s girlfriend Melanie Hamrick is pregnant.