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Trump gets new Supreme Court pick as critical 'swing vote' resigns

Trump gets new Supreme Court pick as critical 'swing vote' resigns The retirement of Mr Kennedy, a conservative who sided with liberals on many votes, gives Mr Trump the chance to shift the balance of the top court further to the right for decades to come . The confirmation machinery would gear up quickly. " Anthony Kennedy kept the court up to date with where society was moving". "If there is a Supreme Court vacancy, it takes priority". [Full Article...]

Putin to host Trump advisor Bolton Wednesday

Putin to host Trump advisor Bolton Wednesday Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov, speaking after Putin met U.S. national security adviser John Bolton in the Kremlin, said the summit would take place in a third country and that several more weeks were needed to prepare for it. [Full Article...]

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

Ex-Nato chief denied entry to U.S. for visiting Iran The system allows individuals from some countries to travel to the US without having to apply for a visa. US authorities rejected Solana's application for entry through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. The former head of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was denied entry into the United States because of a visit he made to Iran. He told Spanish TV he went to Iran to "represent ... [Full Article...]

BU Grad Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Unseats 10-Term Incumbent

BU Grad Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Unseats 10-Term Incumbent Mr Crowley , who until this week had been considered a candidate to replace Nancy Pelosi as party leader, lost the first competitive primary he had faced in more than a decade to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a former aide to the late Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy. [Full Article...]

NYPD IDs 1 of 5 suspects in mistaken-identity machete killing

NYPD IDs 1 of 5 suspects in mistaken-identity machete killing Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald have now named six other suspects arrested in connection with Guzman-Feliz's murder. After a heart-breaking picture of Lesandro's mother, Leandra Feliz embracing her dead son in a hospital bed went viral, celebrities from across the globe spoke out about the untimely death. [Full Article...]

Republicans press ahead with narrow fix to migrant crisis created by Trump

Republicans press ahead with narrow fix to migrant crisis created by Trump Sanders stressed that the president's ultimate goal is a secure border and a revamped immigration system, and she again called on Congress to pass new immigration legislation. " Most children come without parents". Court papers filed by the ACLU contained numerous accounts of parents unable to locate or communicate with their children after they were separated by border officials. [Full Article...]

House Republicans short of votes to pass immigration bill: lawmaker

House Republicans short of votes to pass immigration bill: lawmaker Trump said he supports the legislation, but it is still unclear if the bills the House plan to vote on have enough votes to pass. While excoriating congressional Republicans for having "no higher ambition than to placate this president", he also chastises them as "president's poodles", or "abject careerists" with no interest in conservative principles of government. [Full Article...]

Trump calls for deporting migrants 'immediately' without a trial

Trump calls for deporting migrants 'immediately' without a trial Our system is a mockery to good immigration policy and Law and Order. The Trump administration's zero-tolerance border policy, instituted earlier in 2018, drew bipartisan ire after stories and pictures of children separated from their illegal immigrant parents at the border saturated TV screens and front pages last week (though not all was as it seemed ). [Full Article...]

Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon'

Kushner rips Abbas, says Mideast peace plan due 'soon' President Mahmoud Abbas for rejecting an as-yet unannounced us peace plan. In an interview with Al-Quds, an Arabic language newspaper, Kushner also expressed frustration with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and said the plan would go forward regardless of his participation. [Full Article...]

#JusticeForJunior: 19-Year-Old Charged in the Murder of Bronx Teenager

#JusticeForJunior: 19-Year-Old Charged in the Murder of Bronx Teenager The NYPD have released photos of the men suspected of murdering Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, the New York Daily News reported . The teen's death sparked outrage and an intensive manhunt after surveillance video showed the suspects converging on a Belmont bodega. [Full Article...]

California wildfire burns 12 buildings, threatens hundreds

California wildfire burns 12 buildings, threatens hundreds As of Monday, there was no containment. Strike teams 2002C and 2870C, with crews from the Alameda County, Berkeley, Fremont, Hayward and Oakland fire departments departed the Bay Area before 5 a.m. It was likely from the Pawnee Fire in Lake County, 1500 acres and 0% contained. It was 10 percent contained. The fire broke out at 5:23 p.m. Saturday near Pawnee Road and New Long Valley Road, bur... [Full Article...]

US not putting timeline on N Korea denuclearisation

US not putting timeline on N Korea denuclearisation U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un walk together before their working lunch during their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018. "Secretary Pompeo has talked about an early engagement with North Korea". "Any statements by DoD personnel regarding the DPRK are exclusively in reference to the military aspects of the n... [Full Article...]

Jordan Will Not Accept Refugees Fleeing Government Offensive in Southwest Syria

Jordan Will Not Accept Refugees Fleeing Government Offensive in Southwest Syria Daraa and the adjacent province of Quneitra are mostly held by opposition forces, while the government controls most of the province of Sweida to the east. Pro-Assad forces are moving deeper into the province of Daraa with support from Russian airstrikes, causing Syrian citizens to flee the war-torn region. [Full Article...]

'Filthy': Donald Trump slams restaurant that booted out Sarah Huckabee Sanders

'Filthy': Donald Trump slams restaurant that booted out Sarah Huckabee Sanders President Trump responded to the situation involving Sanders on Twitter, calling out the restaurant. Sanders ignited a firestorm on Saturday when she tweeted about being booted from the Red Hen . "If you do, if the people don't want to frequent her restaurant because of her views, that's great". The editorial board acknowledged the treatment that press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sander... [Full Article...]

California woman calls police on 8-year-old girl for selling water

California woman calls police on 8-year-old girl for selling water According to USA Today , the girl was selling $2 water on a hot day to try to raise some money to go to Disneyland . She said: " They were screaming about what they were selling . "Believe me, I wish I never had done that". That was a mistake, a complete mistake. After going viral for her outburst, her company has been inundated with social media comments. [Full Article...]

Texas group says it takes in 30 parents separated from kids

Texas group says it takes in 30 parents separated from kids And from there, Meghan went on to denounce the jacket's apathetic message. "Hey ⁦@FLOTUS⁩ we really DO care about children being torn away from their families", tweeted Lauren Hogg, a gun control activist and survivor of the Parkland school shooting. [Full Article...]

Saudi prince shows daughter driving as ban lifted

Saudi prince shows daughter driving as ban lifted Saudi Arabia remains one of the most restrictive countries for women even after the ban ends. But despite this shift, Saudi women are still held up by restrictive guardianship laws where men in their lives must give approval before they get basic things such as renting a house. [Full Article...]

Polls open in Turkey’s legislative, presidential elections

Polls open in Turkey’s legislative, presidential elections Turks go to the polls on Sunday for what are seen as the most crucial elections in the country's modern history. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won 12 electoral contests in the last 16 years. Confident and combative, Ince said "Erdogan you are going!" and called him a "fascist". "If the HDP fails to get into parliament, all Turkey will lose". [Full Article...]

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

First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online The first lady asked that the children be reunited with their families "as quickly as possible". Trump becomes the first member of the President's inner circle to personally witness the situation that has captured the country's attention. [Full Article...]

New Zealand PM gives birth to baby girl

New Zealand PM gives birth to baby girl She had a Cesarean birth and quickly returned to work after, earning her the praise of being a woman that could handle maternity while in office. Ardern had little sleep last night, after celebrating her daughter's birth late yesterday afternoon with a dinner of Marmite toast and Milo last night. [Full Article...]


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