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Judge orders list of children separated from parents at border Judge orders list of children separated from parents at border
- July 08, 2018

Azar did not provide an exact figure for the total number of detained children who have been split from their parents, only saying that number is "under 3,000" minors and that they are in "excellent" care, with three meals plus snacks each day and supervised exercise and entertainment. (more...)
Pompeo, North Koreans talk trust in first meetings since Singapore summit Pompeo, North Koreans talk trust in first meetings since Singapore summit
- July 08, 2018

Before President Trump's historic meeting with Kim, Pompeo had insisted the US would only accept complete, verifiable, irreversible, denuclearization, commonly referred to by its acronym CVID. Pompeo would not confirm the CD gift to US reporters embedded with him. "I think we understand each other". Secretary Pompeo will depart Pyongyang Saturday morning for Tokyo, where he is expected to meet with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono to ... (more...)
China vows counter-attack as Trump trade pulls trade war trigger China vows counter-attack as Trump trade pulls trade war trigger
- July 08, 2018

Both the USA and China imposed punitive tariffs on each other's exports today in what Beijing calls " the biggest trade war in economic history ". "Whether it's through trade war or other means, the end goal is to make China subservient to the United States, " said He Weiwen, vice president of the Center for China and Globalization, in Beijing . (more...)
Schumer Asked Trump to Pick Obama's Blocked Supreme Court Nominee Schumer Asked Trump to Pick Obama's Blocked Supreme Court Nominee
- July 06, 2018

According to Roberts, the shortlist of main contenders has narrowed to Kavanaugh, Kethledge and Barrett , with Kethledge's stock "rising" in the past few days. Last week, Senator Ted Cruz, another Republican conservative, said he had urged Trump to consider nominating Lee, telling the "Michael Berry Show", a radio program, that Lee "would be a justice you could trust to always be faithful to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights". (more...)
Russia's top diplomats to meet after Putin-Trump summit: Russian foreign minister Russia's top diplomats to meet after Putin-Trump summit: Russian foreign minister
- July 06, 2018

Briefing reporters ahead of the trip, Ambassador Jon Huntsman was asked what the president hoped to achieve by meeting yet again with the leader of a country US intelligence officials have concluded undermined USA democracy by meddling in the 2016 election to help Trump win, among a long list of hostile actions. (more...)
State Department: 'No Surprises' for North Korea During Pompeo Visit State Department: 'No Surprises' for North Korea During Pompeo Visit
- July 06, 2018

But fresh doubts about Kim's intentions have emerged in recent days as independent researchers and media reports detailed North Korean efforts to increase nuclear fuel production, build more missile launchers and expand a key rocket-engine manufacturing facility. (more...)
Fugitive web tycoon Kim Dotcom loses appeal against extradition to US Fugitive web tycoon Kim Dotcom loses appeal against extradition to US
- July 06, 2018

The decision comes more than six years after USA authorities shut down Dotcom's file-sharing website Megaupload and filed charges of conspiracy, racketeering and money laundering against the men. The court pointed to several court decisions and government reports that had drawn no distinction between physical and digital copies in interpreting this provision of the law. (more...)
Trump Plans to Raise Russian Election-Meddling With Putin Trump Plans to Raise Russian Election-Meddling With Putin
- July 06, 2018

Relations between Russia and the US have sunk to their lowest point since the Cold War times over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and the allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. When asked by reporters Saturday whether he would consider recognizing Russia's annexation of Crimea, Trump said that "we'll have to see". "What we want from the United States - we want just only respect of our national interest", he stated. (more...)
‘Abolish ICE’ protesters don’t understand what they are protesting ‘Abolish ICE’ protesters don’t understand what they are protesting
- July 06, 2018

Because of this multipart structure, even some Ice agents believe it should be abolished, although likely not in the way that activists are calling for. "We know that there's a lot of injustices that are happening and we care for our neighbors and we care for immigration rights". But after massive resistance from Democrats and Republicans , religious leaders and the business community, the president relented. (more...)
Senate intel committee concludes Putin personally approved meddling to aid Donald Trump Senate intel committee concludes Putin personally approved meddling to aid Donald Trump
- July 06, 2018

The Committee found that the ICA provided a range of all-source reporting to support these assessments . The Senate report also rejects claims that the so-called Steele dossier-a set of memos by a former British intelligence agent-informed the intelligence community finding that Russian Federation interfered in the election. (more...)
Woman climbs base of Statue of Liberty in NY Woman climbs base of Statue of Liberty in NY
- July 06, 2018

A woman was arrested Wednesday after she scaled the Statue of Liberty to protest the U.S.'s immigration policy . After more than two hours, police have apprehended a woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty. The US Parks Police evacuated the island as a precaution as they tried to bring her down. "She's a free citizen in the world-it's a choice she made", he said. (more...)
Trump to order flags flown at half-staff to honor Capital Gazette victims Trump to order flags flown at half-staff to honor Capital Gazette victims
- July 06, 2018

Through Maryland's congressional delegation, Buckley put in a request to the White House over the weekend to lower the American flags. Asked about Buckley's claim that his request was denied , White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told CNN on Tuesday morning that "as soon as the President directly heard the request made by the mayor, he asked that we reach out and verify that the mayor had made the request". (more...)
Areas in Atlantic presents possible tropical development Areas in Atlantic presents possible tropical development
- July 06, 2018

It has been a quiet season so far, with no storm activity since Subtropical Storm Alberto formed in May, ahead of the June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season. "This system is much less organized and the potential for tropical depression development is even lower", News 6 meteorologist Troy Bridges said . (more...)
Indianapolis church 'detains' Jesus, Mary, Joseph to protest Trump's immigration policy Indianapolis church 'detains' Jesus, Mary, Joseph to protest Trump's immigration policy
- July 06, 2018

Carlsen said he does not know how long the display will be outside the church. To send a message about family detentions on the USA border, an IN church made a decision to lock Jesus , Mary and Joseph inside a cage. "They had to flee for asylum in Egypt. ..." "We don't want this message to disappear", he said. "A number of our congregants at the cathedral are first or second-generation immigrants and this situation is not abstract to them and this is not abstract for us", he said. (more...)
Axios: Trump Bill Would Give Him Unilateral Power to Ignore WTO Rules Axios: Trump Bill Would Give Him Unilateral Power to Ignore WTO Rules
- July 04, 2018

It also underscores China's new boldness in trying to seize leadership amid divisions between the United States and its European, Canadian and Japanese allies over issues including free trade, climate change and foreign policy. "Now it is pursuing economic hegemony", the English-language newspaper said in an editorial. It has frequently waged wars against other sovereign countries and made use of the dominant influence of the U.S. (more...)
Still too risky to rescue Thai soccer team trapped in cave Still too risky to rescue Thai soccer team trapped in cave
- July 04, 2018

There is also the problem of rising water levels. None of the boys know how to swim, The Wall Street Journal reported . The joyous news that the soccer team was found alive has been coupled with vexation over what to do next. After multiple dives, Volanthen and Stanton found a way past a blockage and discovered the diver's body. The council had sent its divers on the request of Thai authorities. (more...)
Police say Arizona woman, 92, killed 72-year-old son Police say Arizona woman, 92, killed 72-year-old son
- July 04, 2018

The Maricopa County Sheriff's office said the woman lived with her son and his girlfriend at the girlfriend's condo. Court documents seen by the Arizona Republic allege that Blessing had been stewing over her son's plan to send her away to an assisted living facility for several days before the shooting. (more...)
Najib Razak: Former Malaysian leader charged with criminal breach of trust Najib Razak: Former Malaysian leader charged with criminal breach of trust
- July 04, 2018

Mr Najib has always denied any wrongdoing in relation to the fund. He pleaded not guilty to all charges. 1MDB, set up by Mr Najib in 2009, was meant to turn the capital, Kuala Lumpur , into a financial hub and boost the economy through strategic investments. (more...)
World Cup upsets working in England’s favour World Cup upsets working in England’s favour
- July 04, 2018

The former Arsenal star said he could not understand how a team with so many players from Barcelona and Real Madrid have exited the competition so early. Although Tebas will not judge Real Madrid for their perceived role in Spain's nightmarish World Cup campaign, he did criticize Spanish federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales for acting "without much thought" in firing Lopetegui on the eve of the tournament. (more...)
Germany: Angela Merkel pledges ‘every effort’ to avert US trade war Germany: Angela Merkel pledges ‘every effort’ to avert US trade war
- July 04, 2018

The plan appeared to settle a dispute between the two conservative parties that had threatened Merkel's three-month-old government. RT spoke to Patzelt, a professor of the Technical University of Dresden, who believes the stand-off within the German leadership may not end with a favorable compromise. (more...)
Notorious French gangster escapes Paris prison by helicopter: Media reports Notorious French gangster escapes Paris prison by helicopter: Media reports
- July 04, 2018

Redoine Faid , probably the most notorious French gangster, has escaped jail for the 2nd time, this time in a helicopter. He took four guards hostage with a pistol before escaping in a getaway auto but was recaptured six weeks later at a hotel. (more...)
Trump, Putin set for Helsinki Showdown July 16 Trump, Putin set for Helsinki Showdown July 16
- July 04, 2018

Speaking about the meddling, Bolton told the Fox News Sunday programme: "I think it's something that we're concerned about. That's why the president is going to talk to him about it again". " Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with Meddling in our Election! " he wrote. "If Trump heaps the kind of praise on Putin that he devoted to Kim Jong Un, that will be a giant victory for Putin". (more...)
Pedestrian bridge collapse at Mumbai train station injures 5 Pedestrian bridge collapse at Mumbai train station injures 5
- July 04, 2018

As a precautionary measure, Mumbai Police have stopped all traffic above and below the bridge till the green signal from the Western Railway. As per reports, Mumbai is receiving heavy rains from last night and residents are facing difficulties to deal with daily tasks. (more...)
Justice Department rescinds 24 Obama-era regulations Justice Department rescinds 24 Obama-era regulations
- July 04, 2018

The New York Times also confirmed the administration's efforts to encourage race-blind admissions standards. The next Supreme Court justice could have a major impact on the future of affirmative action . On Tuesday, Harvard and other universities were defiant in defending their admissions policies as legal. "When issuing regulations, federal agencies must abide by constitutional principles and follow the rules set forth by Congress and the President", Mr. (more...)
Top Supreme Court candidates' views on abortion under scrutiny Top Supreme Court candidates' views on abortion under scrutiny
- July 04, 2018

Trump added that he would meet with two or three more before his July 9 announcement. Democrats fear the new justice, is likely to overturn a court's decision from 1973, called Roe v. Wade ", reads the ad. Instead, the choice of the next Supreme Court justice is in President Trump's hands. A Republican and Trump-supporter, Mr. Tiwari said the AHC would launch a campaign to muster support for Mr. (more...)

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