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Trump meets with key senators over Kennedy's replacement

Trump meets with key senators over Kennedy's replacement Trump called instead for the election of Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer , one of his staunchest allies in Congress. He will rally with supporters in Fargo, North Dakota, home state of Democratic Sen. I think she's taking over'. Trump mocked Crowley on Twitter too. "I say no, the trade war ended a long time ago and the United States lost because our leaders didn't take care of our people an... [Full Article...]

North and South Korea hold talks on connecting roadways

North and South Korea hold talks on connecting roadways South Korea's Moon Jae-in and the North's Kim Jong Un agreed in a landmark summit held in April to a broader plan to re-connect or newly establish railways and roadways between the two countries. Pompeo was also questioned about Trump's saying after the summit with Kim that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat, an assertion questioned by analysts and mocked by Democrats. [Full Article...]

US and Russian presidents plan summit

US and Russian presidents plan summit The two countries also considered Vienna as a possible meeting site. Russian Federation was kicked out of what was then the G8 in 2014, in retaliation for the country's invasion of Crimea. The last, brief meeting between Putin and Trump took place in November 2017 in Vietnam during an APEC summit. "Maybe something positive will come out of it", the president said. [Full Article...]

Trump narrows list of potential Supreme Court nominees

Trump narrows list of potential Supreme Court nominees President Trump said on Friday that he plans to announce his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on July 9. Trump, who is in New Jersey for the weekend, said he plans to interview one or two candidates on Saturday or Sunday before announcing his nominee after the Fourth of July. [Full Article...]

‘Abolish ICE!’ 575 arrested after protesters occupy US Senate building (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

‘Abolish ICE!’ 575 arrested after protesters occupy US Senate building (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) Rep. Pramila Jayapal , D-Wash., said she was arrested during the protest. "As a woman and as a mother, I refuse to stay silent as parents on the border are separated from their kids", said Tamika Mallory, co-chair of the Women's March, who was one of those arrested. [Full Article...]

GOP Immigration Bill Fails Despite Last-Minute Support From Trump

GOP Immigration Bill Fails Despite Last-Minute Support From Trump The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act failed by 121 to 301 votes, marking a second unsuccessful attempt by divided House Republicans to agree on a compromise immigration legislation. GOP leadership promised a vote on a compromise bill at a later date if they declined to sign a so-called "discharge petition". Adding more drama to the vote Wednesday is the fact that the conservati... [Full Article...]

Lagos fire incident shocking, Buhari says

Lagos fire incident shocking, Buhari says The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) disclosed that the accident was due to a brake failure. Fuel explosions are common in Nigeria, where oil is transported on poor roads by trucks in a poor state of fix, according to AFP . [Full Article...]

Mini-migration summit: European Union nations try to resolve differences

Mini-migration summit: European Union nations try to resolve differences Four member countries in eastern Europe refused to take part in the meeting because of demands that they take in more asylum-seekers to ease the burden elsewhere. French President Emmanuel Macron offered his backing, saying the solution should be "European" but it could just be several states together. But several countries with anti-migrant governments, including Hungary, Poland, the Czech Repu... [Full Article...]

Here’s what to expect from President Trump’s meeting with Putin

Putin, meanwhile, he said, entered into Syria to project power in the region but also to have something (its presence in Syria) to trade away on Ukraine , which is far more important to Russian Federation. Trump's National Security Adviser, John Bolton , a noted Russia hawk, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and a ppeared to completely flip his stance on the Kremlin... [Full Article...]

'Multiple people' shot at Maryland newspaper

'Multiple people' shot at Maryland newspaper Police also increased security around media offices, including in New York City. "He entered the building with a shotgun and he looked for his victims" inside, Krampf said . "His intent was to cause harm", acting police chief Krampf said. Mr Davis told the Baltimore Sun: "I'm a police reporter". The gunman who killed five people in the Capital Gazette newspaper building has been identifi... [Full Article...]

HHS watchdog to examine conditions at shelters for migrant children

HHS watchdog to examine conditions at shelters for migrant children The Trump administration was sued on Tuesday (June 26) by 17 USA states and the District of Columbia, which are seeking to stop what they called its "cruel and unlawful " policy of forcibly separating immigrant families who enter the country from Mexico. [Full Article...]

UN estimates 45,000 displaced by Syria offensive

UN estimates 45,000 displaced by Syria offensive Jordan this week officially closed its border to additional Syrian refugees. "Over the last couple of days we saw a very large number of people who fled because of the ongoing hostilities, because of the shelling and fighting in that area", said Linda Tom, spokeswoman for the United Nations humanitarian coordination office in Syria . [Full Article...]

Airbnb fight Donald Trump's travel ban with new campaign

Airbnb fight Donald Trump's travel ban with new campaign The travel ban has been fully in place since December, when the justices stopped lower court decisions that had blocked part of it from being enforced. During the presidential campaign, Trump called for a " total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on". [Full Article...]

Trump and Putin to meet in Helsinki in July

Trump and Putin to meet in Helsinki in July The meeting will follow Trump's visit to Brussels for a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit as well as his first official visit to the United Kingdom. Ukraine wants Russia to return the annexed Crimea region and for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine to hand back control of territory. Trump has long expressed a desire for better relations with Moscow, even as Washington tightens... [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Ayanna Pressley To Be The Next Triumphant Underdog

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Ayanna Pressley To Be The Next Triumphant Underdog In a district where the Census Bureau estimates that 45 per cent of residents were born outside the US, Ocasio-Cortez made immigration and Latino representation a campaign centrepiece. Progressive ideals scare conservatives, but the National Rifle Association (NRA) is showing itself to be terrified of what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's congressional primary win on Tuesday, June 26, could mean fo... [Full Article...]

Electoral board head: Turkey vote was 'healthy'

Electoral board head: Turkey vote was 'healthy' The vote will complete Turkey's transition from a parliamentary to a new executive presidential system, a move approved in a referendum past year. "Turkey has given a lesson in democracy to the entire world", he added, pointing to a turnout of 88 per cent. [Full Article...]

States sue Trump over immigrant families as Congress quarrels

States sue Trump over immigrant families as Congress quarrels Tony Martinez - the Democratic mayor of Brownsville, Texas, which shares a border with Mexico - pushed back on President Donald Trump's repeated claims of an undocumented immigration crisis on the USA border with Mexico. Their urgent need is just trying to figure out, 'Where is my parent?'" "This is why the American people are sick of the lip service and the hypocrisy". [Full Article...]

Suspects Arrested Over Bronx Boy Stabbing Named

Suspects Arrested Over Bronx Boy Stabbing Named Most of the killing was captured on video as the suspects are seen dragging the teen out of a bodega and stabbing him in the neck, with one of the suspects using a machete. "He was never going to give up on his dream of being an NYPD detective & WE'LL NEVER GIVE UP ON HIM", Shea wrote on Twitter , with the hashtag #JusticeForJunior . [Full Article...]

Pompeo: No timeline for North Korean denuclearization

Pompeo: No timeline for North Korean denuclearization Lee's comments appear to be Seoul's first official confirmation of media reports that South Korea demanded that the North reposition its forward-deployed artillery pieces during inter-Korean military talks this month. Those selected to participate are usually screened and instructed to ensure they praise the leader and describe their lives in the North in a positive light. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump wears 'I don't care' jacket to visit separated migrant children

Melania Trump wears 'I don't care' jacket to visit separated migrant children First lady Melania Trump , in private conversations with the president , urged him to do something, a White House official said . Hollywood Life reported that Melania was sending a message directly to her husband with the jacket , and now he's furious about it. [Full Article...]


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