Justice Anthony Kennedy Retiring; Donald Trump Gets 2nd Supreme Court Pick

Kavanaugh's record, more created to divide us", NY senator Chuck Schumer said in 2004 , opposing Kavanaugh's nomination to the district courts. For years, he has infuriated conservatives with decisions striking down prayer at public school graduat... More..

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by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump, Putin to meet in Helsinki on July 16

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is likely to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo within two weeks. Trump will meet Putin after attending a July 11-12 ...More..

'Rape, rob or murder': Kiwi charged over United States home invasion
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

'Rape, rob or murder': Kiwi charged over United States home invasion

This was not random, not spontaneous, this was something very planned. When the mother refused to answer the door for the self-described hitchhiker, the sheriff's office said Skinner attempted to break down ...More..

Ex-NATO chief Solana denied entry to U.S. for visiting Iran
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Ex-NATO chief Solana denied entry to U.S. for visiting Iran

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'll see what I can do t...More..

Political novice Ocasio-Cortez defeats longtime U.S. Rep
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Political novice Ocasio-Cortez defeats longtime U.S. Rep

When thinking about Ocasio-Cortez and her time in Boston, Lukes considered the proverb: Success has many fathers, failure is an orphan. "Alexandria and I are joining together to take on the old boys club,...More..

Key UK Brexit bill becomes law as car industry warns of harm
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Key UK Brexit bill becomes law as car industry warns of harm

Euroskeptics celebrated the passing of the bill through parliament last week as proof that, despite all the continuing uncertainty over the negotiations with Brussels, Britain was leaving the EU. "Our message t...More..

Turkey elections: was Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory fair?
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Turkey elections: was Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory fair?

His closest challenger Muharrem Ince of the main opposition , secularist Republican People's Party (CHP), received almost 30 percent of the votes. "We have received the message that has been given to us in t...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Made The Democratic Party Safe For Democracy Again
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Made The Democratic Party Safe For Democracy Again

If Ocasio-Cortez defeats the Republican candidate, Anthony Pappas, in the predominantly Democratic district in November, she would dethrone Elise Stefanik, a Republican representative from central NY, as the y...More..

Friends, family honor the life of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Friends, family honor the life of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz

Six of them were extradited from New Jersey. It was standing-room-only service inside Our Lady Mt. Carmel church in the Belmont section of The Bronx , where mourners said their final goodbyes to Lesandro (J...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The Democrat who challenged her party's establishment -- and won

Her student years, he says, revealed a "rare combination of heart, smarts, and the ability to use her voice to bring people together", along with an uncommon trait: "She listens-I mean, actually listens-when yo...More..

Trump and Putin to meet in third country mid-July
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump and Putin to meet in third country mid-July

He said Putin's meeting with Bolton would be used to discuss "the sad state" of bilateral relations as well as top global issues. Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov earlier told reporters that "...More..

Mexico election latest: Whole police force ARRESTED days before vote
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Mexico election latest: Whole police force ARRESTED days before vote

Twenty-eight police officers in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a candidate for mayor in the municipality of Ocampo, local media report...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses primary challenger to Stephanie Murphy
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses primary challenger to Stephanie Murphy

Shed rallied at Standing Rock, the site of Native American protests against a natural gas pipeline that would cut through their North Dakota land. She's being described as the future of the Democratic Party ...More..

U.S. Democrats take stock after party leader's House upset
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

U.S. Democrats take stock after party leader's House upset

Ocasio-Cortez seemed to find readier audiences with outlets such as Elite Daily , Mic or Refinery29 - websites most often associated with millennial and female audiences - than with traditional publication...More..

Supreme Court ruling upholds Trump's travel ban
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Supreme Court ruling upholds Trump's travel ban

It is dated June 27, 2018 . He has cast the deciding vote in a number of historic cases, including the high court's groundbreaking decision in 2015 legalising gay marriage, a five-to-four decision for which ...More..

'Abolish ICE' Socialist Newcomer Stuns Top Democrat with Primary Upset
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

'Abolish ICE' Socialist Newcomer Stuns Top Democrat with Primary Upset

Last night, the 14th congressional district of NY saw one of the largest surprises in the state's congressional primary history, as a 28-year-old Latina woman, named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, defeated incumben...More..

Malaysia police say seized $273 million in valuables from ex-PM Najib
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Malaysia police say seized $273 million in valuables from ex-PM Najib

Najib and his wife have been barred from leaving the country. "We couldn't do the counting at the premises because the numbers were too huge", said Amar Singh , head of the police commercial crime division...More..

NPR Politics Podcast Analyzes Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's Retirement
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

NPR Politics Podcast Analyzes Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's Retirement

Trump tapped Gorsuch to fill the late Antonin Scalia's seat on the bench after Republicans stymied Merrick Garland , former President Barack Obama's pick, for almost a year until his nomination expired . "...More..

Syrian army advances in southwest, U.N. says 45,000 displaced
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Syrian army advances in southwest, U.N. says 45,000 displaced

Its military has been carrying out strikes on Iranian and Iran-affiliated targets in Syria. Jens Laerke, a spokesman for the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, said aid officials were "...More..

US judge orders separated families must be reunited within 30 days
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

US judge orders separated families must be reunited within 30 days

On Monday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the reality was that the US did not have the space to hold all the undocumented families coming across the US-Mexico border. Attorneys have spoken to ab...More..

Merkel allies failing to lure voters with harder migration stance
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Merkel allies failing to lure voters with harder migration stance

The differences have sometimes turned personal, with Italy's new hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini most recently calling Macron "arrogant". "Six-hundred-and-fifty thousand landings in four years, 430,...More..

Border Patrol: ‘Catch and release’ policy temporarily reinstated for illegal immigrant families
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Border Patrol: ‘Catch and release’ policy temporarily reinstated for illegal immigrant families

The coalition of civil rights, religious and union activists carried signs and drums and were joined by a mariachi band. McAleenan's remarks follow an announcement last week by the federal public defender's o...More..

Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager

A large group of police officers responded to a home connected to the Trinitarios gang. Five people have since been arrested in connection to the killing, which has sent shockwaves across the globe. The gang ...More..

Northern California wildfire jumps single road leading to rural communities
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Northern California wildfire jumps single road leading to rural communities

Erratic wind and heat gripping a swath of California from San Jose to the OR border drove the flames, which were north of the wine country region where devastating wildfires killed 44 people and destroyed...More..

Divers enter flooded cave in search of missing students
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Divers enter flooded cave in search of missing students

But officials told the Nation newspaper that they believed the players might be in dry section of the Tham Luang Nang Non cave, which is located in a national park. The group has been missing since Saturday a...More..

North Korea calls off 'anti-US imperialism' rally
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

North Korea calls off 'anti-US imperialism' rally

The elaborate rally is typically held on June 27 to mark the beginning of the yearly "Struggle Against U.S. Imperialism Month". On Monday, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said defense officials would only spe...More..

'Dirty' restaurant that refused to serve Sanders 'needs a paint job'
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

'Dirty' restaurant that refused to serve Sanders 'needs a paint job'

Some Trump critics on Twitter pointed out that his restaurant at the Mar-a-Lago estates in Palm Beach, Fla., has been cited for health code violations. The incident comes days after protesters assailed Homela...More..

SCOTUS Decision Sends Arlene's Flowers Case Back to Lower Court
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

SCOTUS Decision Sends Arlene's Flowers Case Back to Lower Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a Wisconsin man's challenge to his conviction in a 2005 murder in which he contends police coerced him into a confession in a case featured in a Netflix docu...More..

USA 'will not help' Syrian rebels repel Assad forces
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

USA 'will not help' Syrian rebels repel Assad forces

Washington had warned the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, and his Russian allies that violations of a "de-escalation" zone agreed by the U.S. and Russia a year ago would have "serious repercussions" and pled...More..

Wildfang responds to Melania Trump's jacket with 'I really care' line
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Wildfang responds to Melania Trump's jacket with 'I really care' line

Central American migrants deported from the U.S. without their children have spoken of their anguish at seeing families split under the "zero tolerance" approach. Wisconsin GOP Sen. Ron Johnson said Sunday the ...More..

Maharashtra woman poisons food after taunts over skin colour; 5 die
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Maharashtra woman poisons food after taunts over skin colour; 5 die

Her intent, police said, was to kill her husband and in-laws, who she claimed victimised her over her complexion and cooking. Guests who ate in the later batches started complaining of nausea, vomiting and st...More..

Lady Gaga Attends NYC Pride Parade 2018
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Lady Gaga Attends NYC Pride Parade 2018

People take part in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Intersex Pride parade (LGBTI) in Lisbon on June 16, 2018. "It's a reminder of our history our journey as a city but also the future we...More..

U.S. reunites 552 migrant children in wake of ‘zero tolerance’ rule reversal
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

U.S. reunites 552 migrant children in wake of ‘zero tolerance’ rule reversal

More than 2,300 children were taken from their families in recent weeks under a Trump administration "zero tolerance" policy in which people entering the USA illegally face being prosecuted. The government "...More..

Sarah Sanders' Twitter Activity Could Violate White House Ethics
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Sarah Sanders' Twitter Activity Could Violate White House Ethics

Sanders later confirmed the incident using her official press secretary Twitter account, which could be an ethics violation according to one expert. "I have a business, and I want the business to thrive". "...More..

Jogger says United States detained her after accidental border crossing
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Jogger says United States detained her after accidental border crossing

They were reunited on Saturday, after five days apart, and were released into the US, a tracking device on Martinez's ankle, while he pursues asylum. Wildfang says 100 percent of proceeds will support familie...More..

Erdogan leads after early results in Turkey
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Erdogan leads after early results in Turkey

The main opposition party did not immediately concede defeat. "If Erdogan wins, your phones will continue to be listened to". As a goodwill gesture, he dropped the cases following a failed military coup in ...More..

NYPD Explorer Murdered By Street Gang
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

NYPD Explorer Murdered By Street Gang

Police have released new surveillance video showing at least six people were involved in the attack, and shows the assailants fleeing in a white auto. Video of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz being murdered can be found ...More..

Bronx Teen Slaying: Gang Leader Apologizes to Family
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Bronx Teen Slaying: Gang Leader Apologizes to Family

He was dragged outside the bodega by a group of men and was stabbed multiple times . The grieving family of a Bronx teen murdered in a horrific case of mistaken identity last week still hasn't heard a peep...More..

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Cop uses his badge to intimidate daughter's boyfriend
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Cop uses his badge to intimidate daughter's boyfriend

According to the Chronicle-Telegram, Kovach Jr. allegedly told fellow officers his ex-wife alerted him to disturbing Facebook posts by Coleman about their daughter and prostitution, but the investigation reve...More..

Uber driver was watching Hulu when self-driving auto killed pedestrian
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Uber driver was watching Hulu when self-driving auto killed pedestrian

In their report, Tempe Police say Vasquez was responsible for taking control of the vehicle in the event of an emergency. Vasquez says that the vehicle was in auto drive and that it did not see Herzberg nor...More..

by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Donald Trump: Illegal immigrants should be sent home without judicial process

He declared that his administration is "doing a far better job" than that of former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama in controlling illegal immigration, "but we need strength and security at the Borde...More..

Trump tells Republicans to stop 'wasting time' on immigration
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Trump tells Republicans to stop 'wasting time' on immigration

Rep. Ryan Costello, a Chester County Republican who represents part of Berks and who isn't seeking re-election, said Trump's comments stalled any momentum immigration legislation might have had and took away ...More..

Woman calls police on little girl selling water outside apartment building
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Woman calls police on little girl selling water outside apartment building

Ettel then stands up and accuses the child of "illegally selling water without a permit" as she's on the phone. Another user going the name J'Schalla tweeted: "This is America , where a grown San Francisco...More..

Shirt makers riff on Melania Trump's jacket
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Shirt makers riff on Melania Trump's jacket

Speaking on Today Friday, respected journalist Peter Alexander said: 'Nobody knows exactly what to make of it, but speaking to anybody who knows Melania Trump , and they will tell you that nothing the ...More..

World's Ugliest Dog title goes to English bulldog named Zsa Zsa
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

World's Ugliest Dog title goes to English bulldog named Zsa Zsa

The 9-year-old beat out 13 other dogs to win the "honor" at the Sonoma-Marin Fair , snagging a $1,500 prize and a massive trophy - and "delivering a shower of slobber as she claimed this year's title", accordi...More..

House votes on immigration to test loyalty to Trump
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

House votes on immigration to test loyalty to Trump

McHenry, now a top vote counter in GOP leadership, arrived in Congress at the dawn of an effort to change immigration laws, beginning with a 2005 enforcement bill that authorized the construction of some border...More..

Iran lists demands for improving relations with US
by | Monday, June 25, 2018

Iran lists demands for improving relations with US

Araghchi said that Friday's talks were meant to establish whether the remaining signatories "can provide us with a package which can give Iran the benefits of sanctions lifting". Zarif argued that all United ...More..

Britain's Prince William heads for historic Middle East tour
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Britain's Prince William heads for historic Middle East tour

Palestinian officials, who want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state, accused Kushner of trying to undermine Abbas and what they described as their leader's moderate camp. He said he had not been i...More..

by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

The Wildfang jacket reads "I really care, don't u?" The first lady planned her trip to the border on Tuesday and that it was "100% her idea", her spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said . The First Lady mad...More..

Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern hopes for new world for daughter Neve
by | Sunday, June 24, 2018

Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern hopes for new world for daughter Neve

The First Couple looked radiant and couldn't wipe the smiles off their faces today as they made their first public appearance with newborn daughter Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford . "Those moments have mattered a...More..