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Chris Wallace: Kennedy Retirement ‘The Biggest Moment of the Trump Presidency’ Chris Wallace: Kennedy Retirement ‘The Biggest Moment of the Trump Presidency’
- June 29, 2018

Justice Anthony Kennedy on Wednesday notified President Donald Trump he is retiring from the U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of ME will not apply an ideological litmus test to the next Supreme Court nominee, her spokeswoman said Thursday. Democrats said that could help drive suburban and independent women to the polls and make a difference in many House battlegrounds even if those House members do not vote on court confirmations. (more...)
Justice Kennedy's retirement injects abortion issue into U.S
- June 29, 2018

Kennedy, 81, spent the last of his three decades on the Supreme Court as the deciding vote on numerous court's most contentious cases. This is an important moment as we look to the future of the court. Although Obama was president at the time, Republican leaders in Congress refused to hold hearings on the person he nominated. "This fall, we will vote to confirm Justice Kennedy's successor". (more...)
Thousands Of Women In D.C. Protest Trump's Migrant Family Separations Thousands Of Women In D.C. Protest Trump's Migrant Family Separations
- June 29, 2018

Protesters in the Hart Senate Office Building unfurled banners that read: "End all detention camps" and "Families belong together in freedom". Demonstrators at the protest wrapped themselves in foil to represent the foil-like sleeping bags migrant children slept in at detention facilities after being separated from their parents. (more...)
Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested at immigration policy protest in Washington D.C.
- June 29, 2018

Reuters reported that the women protesters, clad in white, occupied the floor of the Hart Senate building and wrapped themselves in foil blankets, a reference to the conditions of migrant children sleeping in detention centers. They marched along Pennsylvania Avenue, past the Trump International Hotel, chanting "shame", then burst into boos and demanded, "Where are the children?" And they understand that this is far beyond politics. (more...)
Syrian offensive knocks three hospitals out of service Syrian offensive knocks three hospitals out of service
- June 29, 2018

Government air raids struck more towns in rebel-held southwest Syria on Wednesday and knocked out hospitals overnight, a war monitor said, as a Russian-backed offensive gathered pace with no sign of Washington following through on a pledge to respond. (more...)
Russian pop star with Trump links releases music video trolling US president Russian pop star with Trump links releases music video trolling US president
- June 29, 2018

Agalarov and his father Aras Agalarov, a Russian billionaire developer, partnered with Donald Trump to bring the Miss Universe pageant to Moscow in 2013. The scene seemingly enacts the claims that the Russian government had taped Trump meeting with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel in 2013. The music video opens with an unidentified man walking into a control room with several surveillance monitors. (more...)
Shooting at 'Capital Gazette' Newsroom Leaves Multiple Fatalities Shooting at 'Capital Gazette' Newsroom Leaves Multiple Fatalities
- June 29, 2018

At least three others are "gravely injured" and several more are said to be injured from the attack. Some journalists said that colleagues from the Baltimore Sun , would help produce the newspaper Thursday night. County Executive Steve Schuh said the suspect has been taken into custody and was being questioned. "If they were not there as quickly as they did [get here], it would have been a lot worse", Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley said. (more...)
TV hosts suspended for racist gestures against Koreans TV hosts suspended for racist gestures against Koreans
- June 29, 2018

The clip of their offensive gestures was widely shared on Twitter displaying Tahhan and Bencosme in Mexico jerseys alongside several other guests on morning show Un Nuevo Dia where they celebrated Mexico's progress into the last 16, thanks to South Korea's win. (more...)
Man believed to have killed 21 co-workers by poisoning lunches Man believed to have killed 21 co-workers by poisoning lunches
- June 29, 2018

The 26-year-old colleague, whom authorities have not named, noticed a suspicious, unknown white powder on his sandwich and reported it to his manager, Achim Ridder, a spokesman for the Bielefeld Police, told ABC News. Numerous deceased died of cancer or heart attacks, which could be a result of heavy metal poisoning , according to German public broadcaster WDR. According to toxicologists, lead poisoning is very hard to detect without there being a reason for suspicion, since symptoms ... (more...)
Putin-Trump summit set for July 16 in Helsinki
- June 29, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump (right) and Russian President Vladimir Putin talk on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg in July 2017. Mr Bolton told reporters in Moscow he expected Russian meddling in United States politics to be discussed at the summit . (more...)
Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court
- June 29, 2018

If so, he or she will provide a fifth vote for the court's conservatives rather than its liberals - and over time reshape the US legal landscape. Kennedy's departure at the end of July will give President Donald Trump the chance to appoint a more staunchly conservative judge to the nine-seat bench, potentially spelling a historic swing to the right for the court, which exerts a deep and far-ranging influence on American life. (more...)
'Multiple people shot' at Capital Gazette newspaper office in Maryland
- June 29, 2018

The Baltimore Sun , which owns the Capital Gazette , quoted Davis as saying multiple people had been shot. The FBI is also on scene assisting local authorities. A police spokesman in New York City said security had been bolstered at New York-based news organizations as a precaution. " There are several people who have died from this incident". (more...)
Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested at Washington DC protest
- June 29, 2018

Protesters hold up their hands as they fill the center atrium and upper levels lining the Hart Senate Office Building in protest of the separation of immigrant families, Thursday, June 28, 2018 , on Capitol Hill in Washington. As the marchers passed the Trump International Hotel, which is run by the president's company, they chanted , "Shame!" The Women's March demonstration is part of a wave of actions against Trump, whose administration began seeking in May to prosecute all adults who ... (more...)
Government Watchdog To Review Detention Centers Housing Migrant Children Government Watchdog To Review Detention Centers Housing Migrant Children
- June 29, 2018

Last week, Trump signed an executive order declaring entire immigrant families would be detained together by the Department of Homeland Security pending legal proceedings for the parents and children would only be separated from their parents if their safety is at risk, after facing backlash against the policy. (more...)
Fourth night of protests in Pittsburgh after black teen’s shooting by police Fourth night of protests in Pittsburgh after black teen’s shooting by police
- June 29, 2018

Hundreds of marchers chanting "Who did this?" It was the fourth day of protests since Antwon Rose's death. A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force about a month after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he'd filed charges against. (more...)
Bali volcano eruption: Mount Agung spews volcanic ash triggering CLOSURE of airport
- June 29, 2018

No other airlines have cancelled flights yet. The return flight NZ246 from Denpasar to Auckland has also been cancelled. Passengers flying to or from Bali are urged to check their flight details, but only three flights have officially be cancelled as of Thursday evening. (more...)
Several dead in newsroom shooting in US Maryland state Several dead in newsroom shooting in US Maryland state
- June 29, 2018

A former South Jersey reporter who covers crime for a Maryland newspaper described a horrific scene that unfolded when a gunman opened fire in his newsroom Thursday, leaving five people dead. Agents with the ATF were on the scene, with the Federal Bureau of Investigation also on the way to provide support to local law enforcement. President Trump said he was briefing on the shooting and offered his thoughts and prayers. (more...)
Australia's $26 Billion Warship Deal Goes to Britain's BAE
- June 29, 2018

The nine new Hunter class frigates will be built in Adelaide and come into service from the late 2020s, replacing the current Anzac class frigates. BAE beat Italy's Fincantieri SpA ( FCT.MI ) and Spain's Navantia SA for the prized contract. (more...)
Several dead, 30 vehicles burnt as fuel-laden tanker explodes in Lagos Several dead, 30 vehicles burnt as fuel-laden tanker explodes in Lagos
- June 29, 2018

In a chat with DAILY POST at 7:50pm, Adesina Tiamiyu, General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA ), said the agency got call a on its 112 emergency line around 5:23pm. One tanker, five buses, two trucks abd 45 cars were burnt. The statement quoted the president as expressing shock and sorrow over the incident while condoling with the government and people of Lagos state over the development. (more...)
Somalia: U.S. Court Upholds Travel Ban for Somalia Somalia: U.S. Court Upholds Travel Ban for Somalia
- June 29, 2018

Protesters took to the streets from Washington to Los Angeles and NY to bemoan the decision , and oppose the administration's hardline approach on the southern border, where 2 000 children remain separated from their migrant parents. He said the United States needs to reclaim its values: "We're a good nation, we're a good people". In addition to the formal campaign statement that he wanted to ban all Muslims, Sotomayor summarized, "Trump told an apocryphal story about United States General ... (more...)
Fire on Winter Hill in Lancashire
- June 29, 2018

However, it advised anyone close to the smoke to keep windows and doors closed. There's a 500-yard stretch of fire which goes from the Winter Hill mast to the Rivington Pike. Major Phil Morgan, who is commanding the soldiers, said: "We meet every challenge and commit 100% in what we do". "We've got 100 troops deploying, and they're going to come down in packets of 30 and supporting fire and rescue". (more...)
Shujaat Bukhari assassination: Police identify four accused Shujaat Bukhari assassination: Police identify four accused
- June 28, 2018

Sajad Gul now based in Pakistan , Azad Ahmed Malik, LeT operative from Anantnag district, Muzafar Ahmad Bhat and Naveed Jatt have been identified in the murder case. "The conspiracy was hatched in Pakistan and execution was done by the three accused". "We have very strong evidence against him", Pani said. A red corner (or red notice) is issued by Interpol to seek the location and hold someone accused of a crime with the intent to extradite him or her. (more...)
Nancy Pelosi Downplays Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Victory Nancy Pelosi Downplays Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Victory
- June 28, 2018

Since the defeat of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, progressives in the Democratic party - and outside it - have warned that this kind of complacency would hurt the party in the long run . . Democratic socialists also believe strongly in democracy and democratic principles. Her concern for the working class has led her to endorse bold legislation, including a federal jobs guarantee, Medicare for All, and free education. (more...)
Intrigue and uncertainty loom over Trump-Putin summit Intrigue and uncertainty loom over Trump-Putin summit
- June 28, 2018

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 . Hanging over relations with Russian Federation since Trump took office in January previous year is the conclusion of USA intelligence community that Moscow sought to interfere in the 2016 presidential campaign to tilt the election in Trump's favor. (more...)
Mumbai plane crash: Five people feared dead Mumbai plane crash: Five people feared dead
- June 28, 2018

The video shows how the crashing plane hits a red vehicle on the road, and then immediately turns into a ball of fire. According to initial reports, the aircraft registered VT-UPZ, KING AIR C90 was about to land when it crashed. "My deepest condolences", Patel tweeted. Have directed DGCA to conduct an investigation into the plane crash at the earliest. He did not describe details of the crash or the extent of the damage the aircraft suffered. (more...)

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