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Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will be ‘outstanding’: former clerk for Justice Scalia Trump’s Supreme Court nominee will be ‘outstanding’: former clerk for Justice Scalia
- July 10, 2018

President can make is the selection of a Supreme Court Justice- Will be announced tonight at 9:00 P.M.", Trump tweeted Monday morning. The vacancy on the nation's highest court was caused by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy . Trump is seeking to shift the balance of the court further to the right. On average, for Supreme Court nominees who have received hearings, the hearing occurred 39 days after the nomination was formally submitted, according to the Congressional Research ... (more...)
May's Government in chaos as Johnson and Davis quit over Brexit plan May's Government in chaos as Johnson and Davis quit over Brexit plan
- July 10, 2018

Just 48 hours ago, the former Vote Leave leader's position was that while May's customs plan, which would keep us bound by European Union rules in perpetuity, was a "turd", he was still willing to sell it. There have been differences within the Conservatives over how far the United Kingdom should prioritise the economy by compromising on issues such as leaving the remit of the European Court of Justice and ending free movement of people. (more...)
Iran detains teen over 'immoral' Instagram dance videos Iran detains teen over 'immoral' Instagram dance videos
- July 10, 2018

Hojabri, who reportedly has often spoken about gymnastics and parkour in her videos, was not wearing a hijab in the videos that got her into trouble, which is required by law for women in the authoritarian country. Social media users have shared their own videos and messages of support for Miss Hojabri using the hashtag #dancing_isn't_a_crime. Iranian football supporters wave their national flags as they cheer for their national team during a screening of the Russian Federation 2018 World ... (more...)
Death Toll Exceeds 100 After Heavy Rainfall Slams Japan Death Toll Exceeds 100 After Heavy Rainfall Slams Japan
- July 10, 2018

The heavy rainfall stemmed from the remnants of a typhoon that hit south-western Japan last week. They became trapped when a nearby river burst its banks and flooded the area. Rivers overflowed, turning towns into lakes, leaving dozens of people stranded on rooftops. Many waited hours to be rescued. Evacuation orders remained in place for some 2 million people and another 2.3 million were advised to evacuate, although the rain had stopped and floodwaters receded in some areas. (more...)
European Union stays calm as two top United Kingdom ministers quit European Union stays calm as two top United Kingdom ministers quit
- July 10, 2018

Davis did not urge other ministers to resign, saying he was in a unique position because the Brexit secretary's job is to sell the government's policy. "His replacement will be announced shortly". Some euroskeptic lawmakers dream of replacing May with a staunch Brexiteer, such as Johnson, who in the past has disagreed publicly with his boss. (more...)
Murder probe after woman dies from nerve poisoning Murder probe after woman dies from nerve poisoning
- July 10, 2018

Spokesman Dmitry Peskov expressed condolences over Dawn Sturgess" death and said Moscow is "deeply concerned over the continuous cases of these poison elements'. The investigation is nowhere near complete, and could take up to months to entirely discern the origin of the nerve agent. Peskov tried to turn the tables, saying Russian Federation is "deeply anxious by the continuing presence of these poisonous substances on British territory". (more...)
7th Accuser: 'Jim Jordan definitely knew that these things were happening' 7th Accuser: 'Jim Jordan definitely knew that these things were happening'
- July 10, 2018

Some ex-wrestlers say they were groped by team doctor Richard Strauss and that Jordan knew about the alleged abuse when he was an assistant coach. A founder of the House Freedom Caucus, Jordan has also been floated as a possible successor to Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, who has announced he will retire at the end of the year. (more...)
Red State Democrats In Hot Seat Over Trump's Supreme Court Pick
- July 10, 2018

Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, a member of the Judiciary Committee, said the president "outsourced" his decision to the conservative Federalist Society and Heritage Foundation, which first helped Trump compile a list of 25 prospective Supreme Court justices during the 2016 campaign. (more...)
Pompeo pushes back against North Korea's Pompeo pushes back against North Korea's "gangster" comment
- July 10, 2018

It was not the first time Trump has lashed out at Beijing over his frustrations about the lack of progress in denuclearisation talks with Kim. The North Korean statement contradicted remarks made by U.S. Pompeo spoke with Trump, Bolton and White House chief of staff John Kelly on Saturday before his second round of meetings with Kim Yong Chol. In his Monday tweet , Trump also raised concerns about China's commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula , suggesting it could ... (more...)
Donald Trump defends United States position on baby formula Donald Trump defends United States position on baby formula
- July 10, 2018

The Times reported Sunday that US officials turned to threats in an effort to throw cold water on a WHA resolution holding that breastfeeding is the healthiest option for young children and pushes countries to limit the spread of inaccurate information about breast milk substitutes. (more...)
Boris Johnson resigns United Kingdom government, becoming second minister who quits over Brexit Boris Johnson resigns United Kingdom government, becoming second minister who quits over Brexit
- July 09, 2018

Boris Johnson has resigned as the British foreign secretary, according to several media reports. 'We have Michael Gove at Evens as the favourite to replace Boris Johnson ahead of Chris Grayling at 3/1 and Liam Fox at 12/1, while Theresa May's own odds of announcing her resignation by the end of the week are now at 5/1. (more...)
Three Lions tops Big Top 40 chart after England’s win against Sweden Three Lions tops Big Top 40 chart after England’s win against Sweden
- July 09, 2018

The song was created, with the help of comedians David Baddiel and Frank Skinner , to commemorate England hosting the 1996 European Football Championship, its first hosting gig since the 1966 World Cup, according to the BBC . Everyone seems to know the score They've seen it all before They just know, they're so sure That England's gonna. With the resurgence of the English team in the World Cup in Russian Federation, the song has come smashing back into relevance as England fans start ... (more...)
Democratic Senators Issue Last-Minute Warnings About Trump's Supreme Court Pick
- July 09, 2018

The Republican leader in the Senate is trying to steer Donald Trump away from picking a Supreme Court justice open to overturning abortion rights, fearing that the most controversial choice could provoke a bitter confirmation battle. Several Democratic senators representing states that Mr. Trump carried in the 2016 presidential election are in hard races, and thus face a hard choice. (more...)
England's victory over Sweden seen by 20m fans England's victory over Sweden seen by 20m fans
- July 09, 2018

One woman who jumped up and down on the response auto, and whose image was widely circulated, has been traced, according to Poplar Police. Having entered into a freakish wager with the Sweden ahead of a World Cup quarter-final, the Three Lions legend is ready to collect his winnings David Beckham is ready to collect the winnings of a freakish England versus Sweden bet with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, with the LA Galaxy star heading to Wembley for fish and chips. (more...)
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quits amid mounting Brexit crisis UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quits amid mounting Brexit crisis
- July 09, 2018

The UK's Brexit minister David Davis resigned over the weekend, and Davis' move spurred other hard-liners within the UK's Brexit branch to resign as well , and PM May's latest proposal for a soft Brexit is expected to face heavy challenges from Tory conservatives within the parliament. (more...)
Casey to oppose Trump's Supreme Court pick
- July 09, 2018

All of the candidates are relatively young and could help shape legal doctrine on the high court for decades to come. "An exceptional person will be chosen!" tweeted the President. The appointment will not change the ideological breakdown of a court that already has a 5-4 conservative majority, but nevertheless could move the court to the right. (more...)
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns
- July 09, 2018

Mr Davis was praised last night by Tory MPs including Jacob Rees-Mogg, who said he would oppose Mrs May's Brexit proposals. Voter approval of British Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of Brexit negotiations has fallen to 29 percent, the lowest level since the poll began in November 2016, according to the ORB International pollster. (more...)
WH Aides Unaware of Personal Phone Call Between Trump, Trudeau WH Aides Unaware of Personal Phone Call Between Trump, Trudeau
- July 09, 2018

White House aides were reportedly caught off guard by President TrumpDonald John TrumpMcMaster complained that Trump "thinks he can be friends with Putin": report Manafort requests Virginia trial be moved, citing media coverage Giuliani: Mueller needs to prove Trump committed crime before agreeing to interview MORE 's informal phone calls with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , learning about the call only after Canada's foreign ministry published a readout. (more...)
Reuters journalists charged under Myanmar Official Secrets Act Reuters journalists charged under Myanmar Official Secrets Act
- July 09, 2018

Proceedings will now enter the trial phase. Among the throng of people was Kyaw Soe Oo's young daughter who waited hopefully for her father to arrive. Speaking outside the courtroom at a previous hearing on June 18, Wa Lone rebuffed Suu Kyi's comments . "We were [arrested] for covering Rakhine state", he said. (more...)
After Losing Everything, Husband Proposes To His Wife Again After Losing Everything, Husband Proposes To His Wife Again
- July 09, 2018

In this photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department resident Ishu Rao on one knee, places this wife's wedding ring on her finger, next to the charred remains of their home in Goleta, Calif., Sunday, July 8, 2018. As soon as he found them, Mr Rao told CBS he made a decision to ask his wife to marry him again. 'She's the most attractive woman I've ever known, ' he said. (more...)
Son of Former South African President Zuma Charged With Corruption Son of Former South African President Zuma Charged With Corruption
- July 09, 2018

Duduzane Zuma is alleged to have been part of attempts to bribe a former deputy finance minister to agree to a top role in government. Duduzane, who appeared relaxed and was joking with journalists in court on Monday despite being shackled, was ordered to hand over his passport and report weekly to police by magistrate Jeremy Jansen van Vuuren. (more...)
One dead in helicopter crash in Virginia residential area One dead in helicopter crash in Virginia residential area
- July 09, 2018

The accident took place in a residential area near the campus of William and Mary, which warned people to stay away from the area. Virginia State Police said troopers responded to a 911 call about an aircraft crashing into a "residential structure" in the 1100 block of Settlement Drive just before 4:45 p.m. (more...)
British foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigns amid Brexit fallout British foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigns amid Brexit fallout
- July 09, 2018

European Council President Donald Tusk said it was unfortunate the whole "idea of Brexit has not left together with David Davis". May's government has been deeply divided over the issue of Brexit, and Davis's departure will rock a party already struggling from significant internal disagreements. (more...)
Chicago Gun Protesters Close Major Street Near Downtown Chicago Gun Protesters Close Major Street Near Downtown
- July 09, 2018

Around 10 a.m. Saturday, the marchers started at 79th Street and Dan Ryan, near an "L" stop on the south side the city, and began moving north on the highway en masse. Chicago police said the city saw 252 homicides and 1,100 shootings in the first six months of this year, a decrease from the same period last year. (more...)
"The World Is A Gangster", US Retorts After North Korea's Accusations
- July 09, 2018

At the same time the U.S. state department was forced to deny reports Mr Pompeo gave Kim Jong Un a CD of Elton John's Rocket Man - a playful reference to Donald Trump's nickname for the North Korean leader. "If those requests were gangster-like, the world is a gangster", Pompeo said. After the historic U.S. So, if I were President Trump , I would not let China use North Korea to back me off of the trade dispute. (more...)

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