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President Appoints Four (4) New Supreme Court Judges

Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett of IN; U.S. Appeals Court Judge Thomas Hardiman of Pennsylvania; U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh of Maryland, who formerly clerked for Kennedy; U.S. Trump's list . Earlier in the week, he spoke with seve...

Trump Rallies Montana: The Democrats Want Anarchy...So Get Your A

He again referred to Warren of MA as "Pocahontas" to ridicule her claims of Native American ancestry. "I'm going to get one of those little kits and in the middle of the debate, when she proclaims she's of Indian heritage - because her mother sa...

How an Alaska Senator Could Make or Break Trump's Supreme Court Plans

However, the senator later said she would be looking to precedent in her vote on Supreme Court nominees, suggesting Roe v. Wade would have an impact on her decision. The group received support on Twitter last week from 2016 Democratic presidentia...

Maryland newspaper shooter identified as Jarrod Ramos, police say

Ramos filed a failed lawsuit against the paper in 2012, alleging the newspaper, a columnist and an editor defamed him in the article about his conviction in a criminal harassment case in 2011. Phil Davis , a Capital Gazette crime reporter, recoun...

North Korea Mulls Ways To 'Conceal' Nuclear Weapons From U.S

Addressing a shooting that occurred at a Maryland newspaper, Trump on Friday said, "Journalists like all Americans should be free from the fear of being violently attacked while doing their jobs". The lone weapons facility that has been acknowledged ...

Federal judge orders reunification of separated immigrant families

It's the first legal challenge by states over the practice. "The administration's practice of separating families is cruel, plain and simple", New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said in a statement. Sanchez with the nonprofit Southwest Key...

Families Belong Together March & Local Events, Saturday, June 30

More than 700 planned marches are expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people across the country, from immigrant-friendly cities like Los Angeles and NY to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming under the banner Families Belong Together .

Melania Trump returns to border state amid separation outcry

This time, she was wearing simple white pants with a thin black track stripe running halfway up the side, a black boat neck top with a 3/4 sleeve (how Audrey Hepburn of her), and black flats. "This facility is about two hours away from the actual USA...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Millennial beats veteran Democrat

In a viral campaign video , Ocasio-Cortez showed off the upbringing that shaped her self-described "democratic-socialist" views: She believes in Medicare for all, an end mass incarceration and the war on drugs and abolishing Immigration and Customs...

Democrats hoping to flip House not just trash-talking Trump

The US House of Representatives on Thursday defeated a Republican bill created to significantly reduce visas for legal immigration and to temporarily protect illegal "Dreamer" youths from deportation, but not offer them a path to permanent legal re...

First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

Mrs Trump changed into a pale yellow jacket before the plane landed in McAllen, Texas , for a visit to the Upbring New Hope Children's Centre, which houses 55 migrant children . However, his policy of criminally prosecuting illegal border-cross...

Iran lists demands for improving relations with US

Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister, was speaking in Vienna following talks convened at Tehran's request with the remaining parties to the deal - China, Russia, France, the United Kingdom and Germany. Zarif presented a short list of the ri...

Juncker gets Gaelic games jersey reflecting European unity as Ireland souvenir

Earlier today, Barnier stated that the EU has advanced on "some separation issues" for which European businesses need certainty - such as customs, Value-Added Tax and certificates for goods. In a joint statement, the Scottish and Welsh leaders said q...

Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

Nothing in the executive order stops the government from releasing the whole family, Reid says, but under Attorney General Jeff Sessions' zero-tolerance policy, which states that the US will prosecute all who cross the border illegally, releasing...

Supreme Court delays judgments on two partisan gerrymandering cases

Roscoe Bartlett, who had been reelected in 2010 by a 28-percentage-point margin, but lost to a Democrat in the redrawn district in 2012 by 21 points. It is still possible, based on this ruling , that individuals can sue to have their own distric...

Nations defend U.N. rights council after US pullout

Washington's withdrawal is the latest United States rejection of multilateral engagement after it pulled out of the Paris climate agreement and the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. - in particular, the council's relentless focus on Israeli policies toward t...

Susan Rice: Kim Achieved More Than Trump in Summit

It is a decision that will no doubt please Kim, as North Korea has long denounced the exercise as a provocation and rehearsal to invade the North. "The potential comprehensive trade war will make the cooperation between China and U.S.in North...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border policy fuels backlash against Trump

Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform", communications director, Stephanie Grisham , explained to CNN . Melania Trump release...

Comey says he Disagrees with Inspector General Report

That probe includes a look at whether Trump himself tried to obstruct justice by firing Comey. "The IG Report is a total disaster for Comey, his minions and sadly, the FBI", Trump tweeted earlier. But Comey and the Federal Bureau of Investigati...

Migrant ship row escalates as Italy stands firm

Grandi applauded Spain for agreeing to take the ship but noted that Italy had borne the greatest burden of migrants arriving from Libya over the past few years. On Wednesday, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz hailed the hardline stance on immigrat...

Korea hints at suspending military drills with US

Adding that it is important to keep a healthy skepticism towards North Korea's intentions, the expert said perhaps there were too high expectations on President Trump's deal-making skills. U Sung Tak, 79, said the future was looking "bright" becaus...

North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points:The Asahi Shimbun

Trump said president Barack Obama told him before he took office that the " most unsafe problem" for the United States was North Korea's nuclear weapons program. I want to have a good relationship with many other countries. Gen. Kim Do-gyu...

Migrants remain at sea as Italy-Malta standoff intensifies

The row has triggered worldwide concern about the migrants' plight. Salvini said Malta should accept the vessel. "It is our obligation to avoid a human catastrophe and offer a safe haven to these people, fulfilling that way the obligations of wor...

Minor explosion at Hawaii volcano spews more ash into the air

A small explosion at the summit of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea Volcano on Sunday sent ash spewing into the air, creating a driving hazard for roads on parts of the Big Island, the US Geological Survey said. Scientists said a new lava delta has grown ...

Plan to split California into 3 states eligible for November ballot

According to the Los Angeles Times, the proposal officially earned a spot on the state's ballot this November. Draper's plan calls for three new entities - Northern California , California and Southern California - which would roughly d...

Final preparations for US-N.Korean summit

Seoul says improved inter-Korean relations are important because North Korea wouldn't be willing to give up its nuclear weapons unless it feels its security has been assured. This has included backing away from an original demand for North Korea's ...

Women dominate in Va. Democratic House primaries

In the statewide race, Republicans will decide who they want to go head-to-head with current Democratic U.S. Senator Time Kaine in November. Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak is running as a centrist, along with the backing of former Senate Maj...

European Union backs Canadian leader Trudeau after Trump's sharp words

The comments, made after Trump had left to go to Singapore for his much-anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , infuriated the USA president . Big trade barriers against USA farmers, and other businesses, will finally be broken...

Putin Celebrates Trump's Call For Russia's G7 Return

In early April, Kremlin aide Vladimir Ushakov said Trump had proposed a meeting with Putin during a telephone call . Since the two presidents' conversation in March, relations between Moscow and the West have worsened, particularly after the pois...

Top Republicans break with Trump over FBI confidential source

After reviewing highly classified information last week, Republican Representative Trey Gowdy , chairman of the House Government Oversight Committee, dismissed the assertion that U.S. But three top Republicans who attended classified briefings on th...

Abortion debate: Corbyn says Westminster has human rights responsibilities

Jeremy Corbyn hit out at the DUP after it insisted Westminster should not meddle with Northern Ireland's abortion law. Currently, the Abortion Act 1967 does not apply in Northern Ireland, where abortion is legal only to preserve the life of the mot...

Crocodile jumps from Ethiopian lake and kills pastor during mass baptism

Local resident Ketema Kairo told the BBC's Amharic-language service that the Sunday afternoon ceremony had just begun when the incident occurred. Reports say it was likely a Nile crocodile that killed the pastor, as the species is thought to be r...

House, senate and governor races set as 8 states cast primary ballots

Now, she faces a primary challenge from Rich Hobson - who managed Roy Moore's controversial and failed Senate campaign last fall - and her predecessor, former Democratic Rep. Better news for Democrats: They appear nearly certain to get a candidat...

South Korea doubles assistance to PH to $1 billion, Dominguez says

Amid the roar of the crowd, Duterte asked if the woman was married and if her husband was around. "Are you single? You're not separated from [your husband]? It's just for fun, a gimmick", he told the cheering throng. When Duterte was a mayor in Dav...

China warns U.S. trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

The warning came after delegations led by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and China's top economic official Vice Premiere Liu He wrapped up a meeting on Beijing's pledge to narrow its trade surplus. China's delegation included central bank go...

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Polish Police Arrest Huawei Executive, Accused Of Spying For China

Sanctions. The two men - one a Chinese citizen who was a former envoy in Poland before moving over to a senior position at Huawei and the other a Pole who held several top gove...

Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs' Bravery Credited for Cracking Missing Person's Case: Sheriff

The woman, who asked the newspaper not to use her name, said she was almost certain it was Jayme, having seen her photo on the news and posters around Wisconsin . She was found...

Trump holds immigration roundtable at border patrol station

Mr. Trump wants $5.7 billion to build the wall, which during the 2016 campaign he repeatedly promised to build once in office. "If this doesn't work out, probably I will do it", ...

Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings

Barr is visiting senators on Capitol Hill ahead of his confirmation hearings next week. Rosenstein took charge of overseeing Mueller's Russian Federation probe after former Att...

116th Congress takes office as the most diverse in USA history

As night fell, the House quickly got to work on the partial government shutdown , which was winding up Day 13 with Trump demanding billions in Mexican border wall funding to bring...

US State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging 'Increased Caution'

Reports say the travel guidance issued by the USA comes after the detentions of two Canadians in China last month and came amid heightened diplomatic tensions in the wake of the ...

Trump boasts he ‘essentially’ fired Mattis

Trump says the USA should let the Taliban and Islamic State militants fight each other there. "ISIS is being dealt one brutal defeat after another", he said at a rally in Florida....

House Democrats vote to reopen government, reject Trump’s demand for wall funding

Nancy Pelosi , the presumed new House speaker, referring to a bipartisan, Senate-passed funding measure, albeit one Trump has never publicly endorsed. Collins, a senior member of...

US Border Patrol Unleashes Tear Gas Against Children in Mexico

In its statement following the incident, CBP said that the volleys were not aimed at migrants attempting the crossing, but at rock-throwers who prevented the agents from helping th...

Trump Prepares For A New Fight Over Border Wall Funding

It was a huge decision to make ... and frankly there was no system at all for a lot of reasons - palace intrigue and the rest of it - when I got there". The retired Marine general ...

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Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Mr. Alamgir, however, asked his party candidates to stay in the race until the voting ended while NUF convenor Hossain urged voters to "restore democracy" and exercise their franch...

Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump has declined to comment on whether he might accept less than $5 billion for wall funding. President Donald Trump on Saturday said the deaths of migrant children at the ...

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

Trump has signaled he welcomes the fight as he heads toward his own bid for re-election in 2020. The president, who had already scrapped a Christmas visit to his Florida golf r...

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey wants to fill the power vacuum that will be left in Syria by the withdrawal of American troops, and is coordinating its army's plans with the USA and Russian Federation...

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Mr. Trump has relented on his previous insistence that he wanted to build a "wall" on the southwest border, saying he now envisions the type of steel-slatted fence that was also bu...