America is once again at a moment of reckoning: Top 10 quotes from Hillary Clinton's speech at DNC

America is once again at a moment of reckoning: Top 10 quotes from Hillary Clinton's speech at DNC

Hillary Clinton is the first woman to be nominated for president from a major political party

Full text: Hillary Clinton's Democratic convention speech
Full text: Hillary Clinton's Democratic convention speech

Text of Hillary Clinton's speech Thursday accepting the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia,

Hillary Clinton portrayed as great mom, driven public servant, by daughter Chelsea
Hillary Clinton portrayed as great mom, driven public servant, by daughter Chelsea

Hillary Clinton took the stage minutes later to become the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major US party.

US military confirms 14 new civilian deaths in Iraq, Syria
US military confirms 14 new civilian deaths in Iraq, Syria

The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 56 civilians, including 11 children, died as they fled from a village near Manbij

Australia, a staunch US ally with troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, has been spared the mass violence that has become commonplace among other US allies, particularly in Europe.

US women lawmakers back Hillary Clinton as next President

Earlier several top Democratic woman lawmakers urged Americans to help them elect the first female president of the US.

Father of fallen Muslim soldier blasts Donald Trump at Democratic convention

Capt. Humayun Khan died in 2004 when a car loaded with explosives blew up at his compound. He was 27.

Hillary Clinton creates history, nominated as US Democratic presidential candidate

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Hillary Clinton creates history, nominated as US Democratic presidential candidate

Bezos, 52, owns close to 18 percent of Amazon. Its stock has risen by roughly 50 percent since early February

Attempt at US-Russia cooperation in Syria suffers major setback

Washington and Moscow have both expressed hope they can find a way to cooperate against IS, but the proposal to work together was already in trouble due to the competing objectives of the Cold War-era foes.

FBI investigates hacking of Democratic congressional group

Reportedly, there was evidence that Russia engineered the DNC hack to release sensitive party emails in order to influence the US presidential election.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to get intelligence briefings, says US officials

The intelligence briefings would give both presidential candidates top secret information on world crises and security threats, US officials said.

Barack Obama urges Americans to get behind Clinton, slams Donald Trump
US Elections 2016

Republicans have painted Clinton as a Washington insider who would represent a "third term" for what they view as failed policies under Obama, elected to a second term in 2012.

Obama endorses Hillary Clinton: She is the only nominee with real plans

US President Barack Obama said Hillary Clinton is more qualified than anyone else to serve as president of the United States.

Trump will make US less safe, threats too great to make him president: Vice President Joe Biden
US Elections 2016

The US Vice President had considered running for the Democratic nomination against Clinton but ruled himself out last October

China, Russia to hold joint naval drills in South China Sea

Navies of China and Russia will hold a joint drill in South China Sea in September, Yang Yujun of spokesperson Defence Ministry said in Beijing.

Indonesia rebuffs family, global appeals to halt executions

Indonesia's attorney-general said 14 people would be put to death including four Indonesians, six Nigerians, two Zimbabweans, one Indian and one Pakistani.

Germany 'will manage' challenge after attacks: Chancellor Angela Merkel

"Refusing humanitarian responsibility would have had just as many, or perhaps different but very bad, consequences for us that I would not risk and could not recommend to Germany,'' Merkel said.

Hafiz Saeed also in charge of ISIS attacks in Afghanistan: Voice of America

Head of the Lashkar-e-Taiba Hafiz Saeed is wanted in India for plotting terrorist attacks on its soil, including the heinous 2008 Mumbai attack that killed 166 people.

China says pressing ahead with own anti-missile system

South Korea and the United States have said THAAD would only be used in defence against North Korean ballistic missiles and they have tried to assuage Chinese concerns, without apparent success.

US confirms journalist jailed by China is American citizen

A court in Shenzhen sentenced Wang to five years in prison on charges of running an illegal business, bribery and collusion after he sent copies of his sensitive political magazine to mainland China.

German police raid mosque and apartments in crackdown on Salafists

"The German-speaking Islamic circle (DIK) in Hildesheim is a hot-spot of the radical Salafist scene that Lower Saxony security authorities have been monitoring for a long time," a state official said.

President Trump? God help us: Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

"Trump says he wants to run the nation like he's running his business? God help us," Bloomberg, who like Trump is a billionaire businessman, told the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Syrian President Assad offers amnesty to Syria rebels who surrender

Syrian President Assad's ally Russia said it had launched a "large-scale" operation with the Syrian government to open humanitarian corridors for civilians and fighters fleeing the northern city.

WATCH: Introducing President Barack Obama, eight years later

The video concludes highlighting that the achievements of the eight-year Obama administration.

Turkey shakes up military as post-coup crackdown widens

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who survived the biggest threat to his 13-year domination of the country when supporters countered the plotters on the streets, has blamed the attempted overthrow on US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen.

Donald trump is a fraud, liar and a hypocrite: Democratic leaders
US Elections 2016

Rear Admiral (retd) John Hutson expressed fears Trump would abandon allies and let more countries get nuclear weapons.

Donald Trump asks female reporter to ‘be quiet'
US Elections 2016

The reporter pressed him, reading back one of his own quotes, to which he replied, "Well, they probably have (the emails). I'd like to have them released."

Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men

White men still make up about a third of the typical presidential electorate and will be crucial to Trump's fortunes in Rust Belt states that have seen a declining middle class.

Obama boosts Hillary Clinton; Kaine mocks Trump
US Elections 2016

Obama's vigorous support for Clinton is driven in part by deep concern that Republican Trump might win in November and unravel the president's eight years in office.

Donald Trump cannot be commander-in-chief, says former Defence Secretary

Arguing that this was no time to roll the dice and gamble with America's national security, Panetta said in an unstable world, the country cannot afford unstable leadership.

Germany explosion: Blast outside migration office in Zirndorf

According to German media, a suitcase was source of the blast outside Bundesamtes für Migration in Zirndorf, Bavaria.

US elections: Sanders loyalists bash Hillary Clinton nomination, clash with police
US Elections 2016

Unmoved by Sanders' plea for party unity, the Bernie or Bust protesters walked miles in the stifling heat again Tuesday to make their case for him.

Prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case

The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case.

Judge frees man who tried to kill U.S. President Ronald Reagan

U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman said Hinckley, 61, no longer posed a danger to himself or others and could be released from St. Elizabeth's, a government psychiatric hospital in Washington.

IS claims responsibility for attack that killed 44 in northern Syria

The explosion on Sunday came after US-backed Kurdish forces pressed ahead to take control of the IS-held town of Manbij

North Korean defects to South in Hong Kong

A ministry official said the South Korean government's position was not to make any comments related to North Korean defectors.

"I did it. The disabled should all disappear," says Japan knife attacker

With a blue jacket draped over his head, Satoshi Uematsu was escorted out of a police station into a waiting van before a crowd of flashing news cameras.

France's Hollande meets religious leaders amid row over attacks security

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said, "Everyone has to take responsibility, use best practice and keep an eye open."

UK: Boris Johnson's cat attempts power grab bid, sneaks into PM's house!

According to the media reports, 10 Downing Street chief mouser Larry "away" for a few days, so the power hungry Palmerston took the opportunity to dash into the home.

Brazil: Suspended President Dilma Rousseff to turn down Olympic opening ceremony invite

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff has decided not to attend the torch ceremony opening the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, an aide said on Tuesday, one day after she said in an interview she would not play second fiddle to interim President Michel Temer.

South Korea: North Korea floats propaganda leaflets via river 

The leaflets contained threats to launch missile attacks and a repeat of the North's long-running propaganda, a ministry official said, requesting anonymity.

US Elections: Indian-American to be recognised as emerging Democratic leader

Krishnamoorthi has the distinction of being endorsed by US President Barack Obama. Krishnamurthy currently serves as president of Sivananthan Labs and Episolar Inc.

Preparing to shatter the highest marble ceiling in US: Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi and a group of women lawmakers took the podium to celebrate the historic occasion of Hillary Clinton being nominated as the first woman presidential candidate.

President Barack Obama says it is possible Russia would try to sway US election

Obama said the FBI was investigating the leak on Friday of more than 19,000 DNC emails, which showed the committee had favored Hillary Clinton over Senator Bernie Sanders for the party's presidential nomination.

Trump and Pence: A work in progress

The Trump-Pence union was a political marriage of necessity. The combustible, free-wheeling Trump needed the staid, staunchly conservative Pence to give him some credibility amongst Republicans.

Dozens of protesters arrested near Minnesota governor's home

Governor Mark Dayton, who is in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, has said protesters were welcome to stay outside his residence as long as they wanted.

France: President Francois Hollande rejects opposition calls to harden laws on terrorism

The opposition wants anyone suspect of being radicalised to be placed in detention and to prevent convicted terrorists from being released from prison after having served time, if they are still considered dangerous.

Syrian Civil War: John Kerry hopes to work with Russia, UN aims to restart talks between factions

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Washington and Moscow, who support opposing sides in Syria's five-year-old conflict, had made progress in recent days towards working more closely together.

France: One detained in connection with church attack, says prosecutor's office

This development comes after two men took hostages at a church near the Normandy city of Rouen on Tuesday, killing a priest by slitting his throat and seriously injuring another hostage.

France church attackers 'claimed to be' from Islamic State group: President Hollande

Two men attacked a church near the Normandy city of Rouen during a morning mass and took five hostages.

German officials vow tighter security, migrant controls

The attacks left ten victims dead and dozens wounded and have rekindled concerns about Germany's ability to cope with the estimated 1 million migrants registered entering the country last year.

Shots fired at doctor in Berlin hospital, no sign of terror attack: Germany police

Winfrid Wenzel, a spokesman for Berlin police, said the crime took place in the jaw surgery area of an outpatient clinic where the doctor was in a treatment session with the patient.

Michelle Obama's persuasive DNC speech is proof she can run for president in 2020
US Elections 2016

Michelle Obama's address at the DNC was full of power and confidence, assuming a style presidential candidates take

Bangladesh police say 9 militants killed in Dhaka raid

One suspect was arrested and he was being treated with injuries in a hospital.

North Korea says decision on nuclear tests depends on US: Report

The minister, Ri Yong Ho, said North Korea was a responsible nuclear state and would not use its atomic arms unless threatened, repeating its stated position.

Trump asked to stop using 'Air Force One' music for campaign

Katz told 'The Hollywood Reporter' that Trump never asked the filmmakers for permission to use the score.

Normandy after Nice: List of terrorist attacks across the globe in 2016

The year 2016 will be remembered as the year when terrorism clearly spread its tentacles far and wide with its epicenter in Syria and Iraq to hit across different points on the world map.

Somalia: Twin suicide bombs kill 13 near Mogadishu airport

Twin bombings near UN and African Union buildings adjoining Mogadishu's airport; jihadist Shabaab group claimed as a suicide attack.

France church attack: 2 attackers, 1 hostage killed in Normandy

French President Francois Hollande and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve are en route to the town of Saint-Etienne-en-Rouvray where the hostage-taking took place.

International Organisation for Migration becomes part of UN

IOM, which assisted an estimated 20 million migrants in 2015, is an intergovernmental organisation with more than 9,500 staff and 450 offices worldwide.