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Trump says he’ll bring up election meddling with Putin

Trump says he’ll bring up election meddling with Putin With the GOP holding a 51-to-49 majority in the Senate, the votes of Sens. WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy is seen during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House April 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. [Full Article...]

Will Turkey's elections produce a surprise result? | Turkey

Will Turkey's elections produce a surprise result? | Turkey Following Sunday's twin votes that marked Turkey's switch to an executive presidential system, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to announce his next Cabinet, which is likely to have a nationalistic but also a technocratic tone. Instead, AKP's right-wing partners, the National Movement Party (MHP) unexpectedly won 49 seats, bringing the total number of seats controlled by the governing blo... [Full Article...]

Newspaper Suffers Deadly Attack, Publishes the Next Day

Newspaper Suffers Deadly Attack, Publishes the Next Day A reporter for the daily, Phil Davis, tweeted that a 'gunman shot through the glass door to the office and opened fire on multiple employees."There is nothing more terrifying than hearing multiple people get shot while you're under your desk and then hear the gunman reload, ' Davis said". [Full Article...]

New rallying call for 2020 Democrats: 'Abolish ICE'

New rallying call for 2020 Democrats: 'Abolish ICE' The raid came hours after Trump tweeted his dissatisfaction with protesters at ICE offices in cities across the country: "Leftwing Activists are trying to block ICE officers from doing their jobs and publicly posting their home addresses - putting these selfless public servants in harm's way", he wrote. [Full Article...]

Trump favors tougher foreign investment oversight but stops short of targeting China

Trump favors tougher foreign investment oversight but stops short of targeting China President Donald Trump de-escalated a confrontation with China on Wednesday, dropping plans to impose strict limits on Chinese investment in USA technology companies and instead urging Congress to strengthen existing laws that apply to all foreign countries. [Full Article...]

Fuel tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Fuel tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway Security and traffic control agencies are yet to confirm how many lives and properties were affected but are now rescuing survivors from the wreckages. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos Fire Service have mobilised personnel to the scene to put out the fire which had spread to other cars on the lanes. [Full Article...]

Bali volcano erupts: Thousands of tourists stranded as ash closes airport

Bali volcano erupts: Thousands of tourists stranded as ash closes airport Its last major eruption was in 1963 and killed about 1200 people. Mount Agung volcano continued to belch ash and smoke after ash clouds rose as high as 16,454 feet (5,142m) above sea level, according to the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry. [Full Article...]

Merkel still seeking European solution on migration: spokesman

Merkel still seeking European solution on migration: spokesman The feud has weakened their unity and undermined Europe's Schengen free-travel area. Reflecting the mounting anger over the lack of assistance from its partners, Italy's new government has refused to admit foreign-flagged rescue ships, accusing them of abetting traffickers. [Full Article...]

Capitol Police Arrest About 575 Protesters at Senate Office Building

Most of the children separated from their families before the order was signed have not yet been reunited with them. They offered a glimpse of what might happen on Saturday when rallies are planned coast to coast. "I'm proud to have been arrested with them to put myself in the camp of people who believe that the United States is better", Jayapal said in a video on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement That would seem to favor a nominee younger than 50, of which there are nine on the president's list of 25 potential candidates. "Creativity is considered a liability", he said . The Judiciary Committee skipped a vote on Grantt for the third week in a row Thursday, as well as a vote on Third Circuit Court of Appeals nominee David Porter, BuzzFeed News' Zoe Tillman reported . [Full Article...]

European Union to penalize Myanmar officials over Rohingya violations

European Union to penalize Myanmar officials over Rohingya violations The military launched a major counteroffensive that led almost 700,000 Rohingyas to escape to neighboring Bangladesh. U Myint Thu, permanent secretary of Myanmar's foreign ministry, told the forum that his government could not work with Lee, saying her assessment lacked independence, and called for her replacement. [Full Article...]

Multiple fatalities reported in shooting at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, officials say

Multiple fatalities reported in shooting at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, officials say Lt. Ryan Frashure, another spokesman for Anne Arundel County police, said on WJLA that officers are "doing everything to get people out safe". Others have been reported as gravely injured. A reunification center has been set up at the Lord & Taylor department store at a nearby mall. Police also went to the offices of the Baltimore Sun as a precaution, that paper reported. [Full Article...]

School holidays ruined for Bali sun seekers as flights cancelled

The return flight NZ246 from Denpasar to Auckland has also been cancelled. Auckland Airport's online flight information board showed Emirates flight EK451 was expected to leave 20 minutes behind schedule at 1:50pm Friday. Airlines avoid flying through volcanic ash as it can damage aircraft engines, clog fuel and cooling systems and hamper visibility. Jetstar said on its travel alerts site on... [Full Article...]

Russian singer trolls USA election saga in music video

Russian singer trolls USA election saga in music video Agalarov and his father Aras Agalarov, a Russian billionaire developer, partnered with Donald Trump to bring the Miss Universe pageant to Moscow in 2013. Emin Agalarov, whose message to music publicist Rob Goldstone set off the chain of events leading to the NY meeting between Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya and Trump campaign officials, references some of the allegations surrounding possib... [Full Article...]

U.S. envoy Nikki Haley meets Sushma Swaraj

U.S. envoy Nikki Haley meets Sushma Swaraj Nikki Haley is an American politician who is now the 29th United States Ambassador to the United Nations is in India from June 26-28. Calling Iran a "threat" to the world, USA envoy to the U.N. "China understands that this trade war situation isn't going to end in a few days or even months", said Bipul Chatterjee, executive director of an India-based trade think tank. [Full Article...]

Suspected Israeli Missiles Target Position near Damascus Airport

Suspected Israeli Missiles Target Position near Damascus Airport A view shows houses in the Laja area in northeastern Deraa province, Syria in this handout released on June 25, 2018. The United Nations estimates at least 45,000 people have fled towards Jordan. A military source cited by state media said the army had seized both Busr al-Harir and Mlehat al-Atash. Backed by Russia, Syrian government forces have ramped up air strikes and ground attacks on ... [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thanks LGBT community after landmark win

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thanks LGBT community after landmark win Her father ran his own small business and her Puerto Rican mother cleaned houses. They are the reason so many states are hell-bent on gutting unions and ending the social safety net as we know it. On the final weekend before the election she travelled to Texas to protest the separation of children from their parents who crossed the border illegally. [Full Article...]

Details of summit between Trump and Putin announced

Earlier this month, Trump called for Russia to be reinstated in the Group of Seven industrialized democracies, which expelled Moscow four years earlier as punishment for Putin's annexation of Crimea and its support for pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. [Full Article...]

Muharrem İnce concedes defeat to Erdoğan in Turkey elections

Muharrem İnce concedes defeat to Erdoğan in Turkey elections Putin also noted that Russian-Turkish partnership relations have been developing gradually, reaching a strategic level in a number of areas. The opposition raised doubts about the accuracy and reliability of the figures released by state-run Anadolu news agency, the sole distributor of the official vote tally. [Full Article...]

Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested at Washington DC protest

Jayapal , who was born in India, tweeted a video of herself in which she said she was proud to be arrested to protest Trump's zero-tolerance policy. "We are rising up to demand an end to the criminalization of immigrants". More than 2,000 children who arrived illegally in the United States with adult relatives were separated from them and placed in detention facilities or with foster families... [Full Article...]


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