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The Queen Approves Brexit Bill...But Resistance Remains - Cortney O'Brien The Queen Approves Brexit Bill...But Resistance Remains - Cortney O'Brien
- June 28, 2018

Mr Bercow told MPs the EU Withdrawal Bill had received royal assent - meaning the Queen has agreed to make it into an Act of Parliament. The new act will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act, which put European law above laws made by the British Parliament as the country joined the European Economic Community (EEC). (more...)
Trump and Putin to meet in Helsinki in July
- June 28, 2018

On Thursday, the Kremlin said that Putin and Trump will discuss "the current state and prospects of further development of Russian-US relations and also vital issues of the worldwide agenda", Russia's TASS news agency reported. In addition to accepting Russia's denial, Trump repeated his longstanding attacks against Clinton and James Comey (nearly 600 days since the USA election took place) and the ongoing investigations into Russian interference. (more...)
Mum shot man who flew round world 'to attack daughter' Mum shot man who flew round world 'to attack daughter'
- June 28, 2018

When the mother called her husband, he told her to grab a gun. New Zealand man Troy Skinner traveled more than 8,000 miles in an attempt to meet with the child he had been talking to online. They also said they had been in contact with Skinner's family and had offered consular assistance. Agnew said, "He was not invited here, he was not expected here, he had been told in the past that the daughter no longer wished to communicate with him". (more...)
Former NATO Secretary General was not allowed in the US Former NATO Secretary General was not allowed in the US
- June 28, 2018

He added that he will apply for a USA visa. But an electronic authorization system rejected a U.S. visa for Solana because of recent trips he'd taken to the Islamic republic, which is among seven countries blacklisted by the U.S. "I don't think it's good, because some people have to visit these hard countries to keep negotiations going", Solana told the Spanish TV station Antena 3 . (more...)
Bernie Sanders on 2016 Election: ‘In Many Ways We Did Win’ Bernie Sanders on 2016 Election: ‘In Many Ways We Did Win’
- June 28, 2018

On Election Day, Ocasio-Cortez's active online presence mixed optimistic statements with assertions that Crowley's campaign was attempting to defeat her with dirty tricks. Like Sanders, she considers herself a democratic socialist . "She has a name", said Bloomberg's White House reporter Jennifer Epstein. "What other leaders or what other choices does this community even have?" "I live in this community". (more...)
US Judge: Separated families must be reunited within 30 days US Judge: Separated families must be reunited within 30 days
- June 27, 2018

But precious few families have been reunited, and the Trump administration has disclosed nearly no information on how the process will be carried out or how long it will take. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., and Thom Tillis, R-N.C., who both introduced bills to increase the number of immigration judges and require that families are kept together during their entire legal proceedings. (more...)
Two people die after Zimbabwe rally explosion Two people die after Zimbabwe rally explosion
- June 27, 2018

Yesterday Live Zimbabwean TV showed an explosion going off shortly after President Mnangagwa left the podium shortly after having addressed supporters in Bulawayo . Any delays in bringing this matter to finality, as has been the case with other related attacks on the private media and opposition politicians, would cast aspersions on the State's commitment to breaking the cycle of violence. (more...)
Donovan fends off Grimm to win GOP primary Donovan fends off Grimm to win GOP primary
- June 27, 2018

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors attempt to cross the southern border; some 90,000 are expected to be apprehended by year's end. Attorneys at the border have said they have been frantically trying to locate information about the children on behalf of their clients. (more...)
Cardi B Donates $8K To Family Of Teen 'Mistakenly' Killed By Gang Cardi B Donates $8K To Family Of Teen 'Mistakenly' Killed By Gang
- June 27, 2018

Police have made arrests in connection with last week's killing of a 15-year-old boy at a Bronx bodega. Nineteen-year-old Kevin Alvarez is charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter and gang assault. And in 2015, gang members were accused of stabbing and breaking bottles over a man they thought was a member of a rival group. Grieving mother Leandra Feliz said, "I hope they go to the end and find all the people who were involved in this criminal case". (more...)
Melania’s ‘I Don’t Care’ Jacket Refers to ‘Fake Media,’ Says the President Melania’s ‘I Don’t Care’ Jacket Refers to ‘Fake Media,’ Says the President
- June 26, 2018

The White House Director of Communications for FLOTUS, Stephanie Grisham , told Fox News Trump's jacket wasn't meant to send any kind of message . Trump took it off before she stepped off the plane in Texas. She visited a schoolroom and chatted to children about what they were learning. Mrs Trump visited the Upbring New Hope Children's Centre, housing a few dozen young migrants. (more...)
Pompeo says won't put timeline on North Korea denuclearization steps Pompeo says won't put timeline on North Korea denuclearization steps
- June 26, 2018

Each of the actions we have taken, his decision to suspend the high level war games, it's only so long as there is a good faith negotiation progress, productive results being achieved. The State Department has since said it has no travel plans to announce . The 1950-53 Korean War, and the devastation the country suffered at the hands of the United States and its allies, remain a major part of every North Korean's education. (more...)
Sanders says she was asked to leave Virginia restaurant Sanders says she was asked to leave Virginia restaurant
- June 26, 2018

Ignoring Huckabee Sanders' lie, that she always treats people "respectfully", does she deserve pity? A person who identified as a waiter at the restaurant said in a Facebook post that Ms. "I'm not a huge fan of confrontation", Stephanie Wilkinson told the Washington Post . A restaurant in Washington , D.C., also named the Red Hen said that it has no affiliation with the restaurant in Virginia . (more...)
House Republicans cancel vote on immigration legislation House Republicans cancel vote on immigration legislation
- June 26, 2018

Senate and House leaders have also been trying to find a bill that would end family separations at the border. Amid the enormous backlash he's facing for separating immigrant children from their families at the border, President Donald Trump held an event Thursday with parents whose children were killed by undocumented immigrants. (more...)
Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says US peace plan near Trump adviser Kushner criticizes Abbas, says US peace plan near
- June 26, 2018

Kushner and US Presidential senior envoy Jason Greenblatt are now visiting Israel as part of a regional tour to meet officials of Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and Jordan. Kushner's remarks to Al Quds , in what the paper billed as his first newspaper interview on the administration's Middle East initiative, highlighted the Trump administration's attempts to deliver a message directly to the Palestinian people, when their leaders have refused to meet with the US team. (more...)
#JusticeForJunior: 19-Year-Old Charged in the Murder of Bronx Teenager #JusticeForJunior: 19-Year-Old Charged in the Murder of Bronx Teenager
- June 26, 2018

Officers have not confirmed the number of people arrested so far, but sources told CBS 2 and the New York Post that five alleged members of the Trinitarios gang had been questioned. ABC 7 notes a funeral service will be held on Tuesday (June 26) at the R.G. Ortiz Funeral Home from 3-9 p.m. EST in the Bronx. Loved ones, friends, public officials and community members are gathering this evening to pay their respects to the 15-year-old Bronx boy who was slain outside a bodega last week. (more...)
Pets Zsa Zsa the Bulldog Is Named the World's Ugliest Dog Pets Zsa Zsa the Bulldog Is Named the World's Ugliest Dog
- June 25, 2018

A bulldog named Zsa Zsa won a coveted honor on Saturday: she's this year's ugliest dog. Dogs without hair, dogs with lolling tongues and other imperfections from all over the United States, as well as other countries, participate in the fair. (more...)
President Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back President Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back
- June 25, 2018

In a follow-up tweet, Trump said immigration policy in the USA is "laughed at all over the world", and "is very unfair to all of those people who have gone through the system legally and are waiting on line for years!" It was another twist in an already head-spinning series of developments on immigration after the president reversed a policy last week that had resulted in the separation of more than 2,300 children from their families. (more...)
Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends Saudi women take the wheel as longstanding driving ban ends
- June 24, 2018

Abdul Latif Jameel Motors, which is the authorised distributor for Toyota cars in Saudi Arabia , said it had deployed nearly 100 female front-line staff in their showrooms to advise women who are looking for a new motor. The 25-year-old said that it took her 30 minutes to write the lyrics to the song and tune because she felt inspired. The ban had relegated women to the backseat, restricting when and how they move around. (more...)
Italy, Austria signal new hard-line axis on migration Italy, Austria signal new hard-line axis on migration
- June 24, 2018

The dynamic is similar to the stand-off over the Aquarius, operated by French aid groups, which eventually sailed an additional 900 miles last week to deliver 630 migrants to Spain after Malta and Italy refused to let it access their ports. (more...)
Brexit: Government defeats final obstacle in parliament Brexit: Government defeats final obstacle in parliament
- June 24, 2018

Leading rebel Conservative Dominic Grieve said this was an "obvious acknowledgement of the sovereignty of this place (parliament)", and confirmed he would back the government. May commands only a slim majority in the 650-seat Commons, made possible through an alliance with Northern Ireland's 10 Democratic Unionist Party MPs. (more...)
Turkey election: Who are the presidential frontrunners? Turkey election: Who are the presidential frontrunners?
- June 24, 2018

Erdogan, 64, is seeking re-election for a five-year term with hugely increased powers under the new system, which he insists will bring prosperity and stability to Turkey , especially after a failed coup attempt in 2016 that has left the country under a state of emergency. (more...)
Sara Netanyahu charged with misuse of public funds in 'meals-ordering' affair Sara Netanyahu charged with misuse of public funds in 'meals-ordering' affair
- June 24, 2018

Prosecutors claim that Sara Netanyahu conspired with a senior official at the residence to hide the fact that the meals were not eligible for reimbursement. Both of the Netanyahus have been the subject of scrutiny by Israeli authorities. This "meals-ordering affair" only worsens the prime minister's political standing, which is already being threatened by his involvement in three different investigations. (more...)
Memorial set at Florida arena for slain rapper XXXTentacion Memorial set at Florida arena for slain rapper XXXTentacion
- June 24, 2018

Based on the information visible in the sonogram, the expectant mother was eight weeks and three days along when the ultrasound was conducted. XXX, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy , was ambushed and killed Monday in Florida. Sadly enough, a couple of days ago it was also announced that XXXTentacion was about to become a dad as his unnamed significant girlfriend is expecting his child. (more...)
Trump renews sanctions on North Korea Trump renews sanctions on North Korea
- June 24, 2018

At a White House Cabinet meeting Thursday, Trump said that North Korea had already begun destroying missile sites in the process of denuclearization, although Defense Secretary Jim Mattis had said the day before that he had seen no evidence as yet of any dismantling of weapons by the North Koreans. (more...)
Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar
- June 24, 2018

Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said her caucus was opposed to both bills, and it was unclear if there was sufficient Republican support for the compromise measure. At the same time, we don't want people coming into our country illegally'. "It is still very early and we are awaiting further guidance on the matter", Brian Marriott, a spokesman for the Health and Human Services Department's Administration for Children and Families. (more...)

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