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Global Trump to Announce His Supreme Court Nominee Tonight
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President Donald Trump took over primetime TV on Monday night to unveil his latest Supreme Court nominee, selecting federal judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the nation's highest court. But almost all Senate Democrats and many Democratic voters are expected to oppose Trump's nominee. Democrats are voicing alarm about what the new justice could mean for charged issues such as abortion rights and gay rights.

Global Hundreds of protesters gather outside Supreme Court after Kavanaugh nomination
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The two groups were key in developing the list of candidates used by President Trump to make a decision. On Monday evening, Kavanaugh said he was "humbled" to have been selected by Trump. He is "generally considered to have a near-perfect record , but he has piles of history with the government going back to Ken Starr and GWB, all those docs are no doubt under review".

Global Germany, Austria, Italy plan talks to ‘shut’ southern migrant route
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Speaking at a joint news conference after their meeting in Berlin , Merkel said despite recent moves by European Union nations to clamp down on asylum-seekers moving across Europe's open borders, she wants to ensure they are treated with "humanity" and the continent isn't turned into a "fortress" Europe.

Global Donald Trump to avoid protests during United Kingdom visit
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He will visit an unspecified defense site before holding talks with Prime Minister Theresa May at Chequers, meet Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle and attend a black-tie dinner with business leaders near Oxford. As head of state, Her Majesty met with every U.S. President since 1952. Johnson said the trip was not planned to avoid the protests. After he was invited previous year, more than 1.86 million people signed a petition saying Trump should not be given a state visit because it ...

Global United Nations says displaced Syrians leave zone near Jordan border crossing
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The opposition forces have agreed to hand over the Nasib border crossing with Jordan to the Syrian regime on Saturday as part of a Russian-brokered deal. Russian military police would deploy instead with local forces overseen by Russia also deployed, they said. Jordan has been an important mediator with regard to Syrian rebels and the Russian government.

Global Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Says Family His First Loyalty, Not President
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I don't mean to be presumptuous but I'm ready to believe that "family and country" was not always your first thought on all these occasions, but I am a suspicious bastid about such things. Cohen said he had provided documents to the special counsel's office but had not been interviewed by Mueller's team, ABC said. In the new ABC interview, Cohen refused to follow Trump's lead to cast the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a negative light over April's raids on his home, hotel room and ...

Global North Korea lashes out at U.S., calls talks 'extremely regrettable'
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He left saying the talks were "productive". The foreign ministry spokesman said the phased timeline was the "fastest way" to a getting rid of the nukes. Yet Pompeo himself had earlier said he envisioned that occurring in about two and a half years, by the end of Trump's term, and Nauert later said the United States wasn't putting a timeline on the process.

Global Thousands evacuated ahead of fast-moving California wildfire
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By Saturday afternoon, the Holiday Fire , which began as a structure fire before spreading into nearby brush with the help of sundowner winds , had spread to 100 acres and was at 80 percent containment . County Fire Chief Eric Peterson thanked residents for heeding the call to evacuate, allowing firefighters to focus on fire suppression rather than rescues.

Global British Police Hunt Object That May Have Poisoned Couple With Novichok
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They first responded to a woman, 44, who had lost consciousness, and later in the day to a man, 45, who began exhibiting unusual behavior, a friend who was with him told authorities. Moscow has denied involvement. The British woman who was recently exposed to the same nerve agent that nearly killed a Russian spy and his daughter earlier this year has died, police said Sunday.

Global Trump adviser says two Supreme Court candidates are tougher sell
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A leading Democratic senator suggested that President Donald Trump is making himself "a puppet" by selecting a Supreme Court nominee from a list compiled by conservative groups. His supporters have scoffed at the notion he is not conservative enough. That's when Hatch dropped two potential major clues as to who Trump plans to nominate.

Global Donald Trump interviews three more for Supreme Court justice nominee
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Schumer also warned the president that nominating a jurist who would be hostile to Roe vs. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that established a woman's right to an abortion , and to Obama's signature health-care law, would be "cataclysmic" and damage Trump's legacy, the person added, requesting anonymity since they were not authorized to speak publicly.

Global Trump says nuclear talks with North Korea talks ‘going…
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President Donald Trump at their Singapore summit last month. The short joint statement did not define how that would be achieved or say when the process would begin or how long it might take. ".And as far as the one-year timeline, Ambassador Bolton said if North Korea makes the decision to denuclearize , their ballistics programs could be dismantled in a year".

Global Huntsman: Russia's 'Malign Activity' To Top Trump's Meeting With Putin, NATO
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Peskov was referring to the July 16 Trump-Putin Summit in Helsinki, TASS reported. The two presidents will meet in Helsinki on Monday, July 16 for another major summit of this administration. "We'll be talking about world events". The U.S., alongside the European Union, placed tough economic sanctions on Russian Federation in response. Trump's trip will begin Tuesday in Brussels, where he'll participate in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, before traveling to the United ...

Global Protester who climbed Statue of Liberty apprehended by police
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Earlier in the day, Okoumou and dozens of other group members unfurled an "Abolish ICE" banner at the statue's pedestal. On the Fourth of July , a person was spotted climbing up the outside of the American icon and sitting at the base of Lady Liberty's feet.

Global Tropical Depression 2 forms in Atlantic Ocean, but don't fret
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If that happens, the system would become the second named storm of the hurricane season , taking the name Beryl. "In fact, this system will probably lose its designation in about three days - before it even reaches the Lesser Antilles", the publication reported on Thursday, July 5.

Global Thailand cave rescue: What's the story?
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Time may be against them given the region's incessant monsoon rains. Diving gear will be used. "We called this mission impossible because it rained every day. "It seems to make more sense to me to use professional divers to bring equipment and supplies back and forth until the water levels drop, than trying to force these very young children to go through a very challenging dive", he stated.

Global Austria says ready to protect borders if Germany moves on migrants
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Among the proposals is a plan to send back to Austria asylum seekers arriving in Germany who can not be returned to their countries of entry into the European Union. "We want a humanitarian, but also realistic, migration policy ", she told a news conference. The euro rose after Merkel and interior minister Horst Seehofer, her antagonist who had threatened to resign , ended their two-week standoff late on Monday.

Global Woman Killed, Another Loses Legs in Tour Boat Explosion
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The remaining passengers are also being treated for unknown injuries. Only the American woman died. Castleton University posted to Facebook that it was "shocked and saddened to hear that Stephanie Schaffer and her family were involved in such a traffic accident".

Global Malaysia arrests former PM Najib Razak, charges expected
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Malaysian police say they have seized almost $275 million worth of jewellery, handbags, watches and cash from premises linked to Najib, while authorities have frozen more than 400 bank accounts as part of the 1MDB probe. Asked if and when Najib would be detained by police, Fuzi said he could not provide such information. He is due in a Kuala Lumpur court at 8:30 a.m.

Global Shooter sent
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A gunman, whom officials said had a vendetta against the newspaper, stormed into the Annapolis , MD newsroom with a pump-action shotgun and opened fire. Mr Trump ordered flags be lowered for recent mass shootings at Florida and Texas high schools, but declined for the tragedy in Annapolis, Maryland .

Global North Korea Reportedly Expanding Ballistic Missile Production Facility
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U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo will make another trip to North Korea this week. Sung Kim is a former US envoy for North Korea and led policy negotiations with Pyongyang in advance of the summit. "I am sure that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be discussing this with the North Koreans in the near future about really how to dismantle all of their [weapons of mass destruction] and ballistic missile programs in a year", Bolton said.

Global North Korea Ramping Up Nuclear Fuel Production at Secret Cites
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The North Korean leader seems to consider the lifting of the sanctions as a pillar of "gradual concessions" by the United States, the sources said. Some experts disputed Bolton's optimistic time frame. It also reported Pyongyang has secret production facilities, according to the latest evidence they have. A team of U.S. officials led by envoy Sung Kim met with North Korean officials Sunday at Panmunjom, the border village between North and South Korea in the demilitarized zone, senior ...

Author: 0 French gangster uses helicopter to flee prison, manhunt under way

Redoine Faid staged a dramatic escape from a French prison using a helicopter. When the chopper arrived, Faid was meeting with his brother in the visiting room. Faid fled on Sunday with three accomplices, according to the sources. In 2009 Faid wrote a book about his experiences of growing up in Paris's crime-ridden suburbs and graduating into a life of law-breaking.

Global Thieves Got a Hold of Oldest Living WWII Veteran's Bank Account
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Someone is impersonating the oldest man in America. Although he's one of the best-known and cherished people in Austin, somebody stole money out of his bank account. The incident did not affect a GoFundMe crowdfunding page that the family created in 2016 to provide round-the-clock care for Overton so that he can live at home, according to the American-Statesman.

Global U2 honors victims of Maryland newspaper shooting
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USA man Jarrod Warren Ramos poses for a photo for Annapolis police on Friday. Police Chief Timothy Altomare said at a news conference Friday that the Capital Gazette didn't press charges over social media threats the shooting suspect had made against the newspaper in 2013.

Global Over a Dozen States Suing Trump to Reunite Families - Cortney O'Brien
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In the legal action filed on Tuesday with the US District Court in Seattle, Washington, Trump's 20 June order to keep migrant families together was also described as "illusory". Parents who are plaintiffs in the suit from which Sabraw's order stems demonstrated "irreparable harm", the judge said, and "the balance of equities and public interest weigh in their favor".

Global North Korea upgrades nuclear facility despite Trump-Kim summit, satellite images show
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At a historic summit in Singapore earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un agreed to the "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula in exchange for security guarantees from the U.S. On Tuesday, Vice Transport Minister Kim Jeong-ryeol, the South's chief delegate at inter-Korean railway talks, said that full cooperation between South and North Korean railway authorities would depend on progress in negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington ...

Global House Republicans reject compromise immigration bill
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Error! There was an error processing your request. Democrats denounced it as "anti-immigrant", voting against it along with 112 Republicans who felt it was insufficiently tough. Chao told the protesters, "Why don't you leave my husband alone?" The debate over this legislation began weeks ago, long before the immigration crisis on the border involving the separation of families exploded into the national consciousness - but it has no doubt been affected by the controversy.

Global Trump meets with lawmakers to discuss Supreme Court vacancy
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Both are pro-abortion rights Republicans, and their support for Trump's eventual nominee would not be assured if either were concerned that nominee could play a role in overturning the landmark Roe v. "Mike Lee, he's an outstanding talent", Trump said. "I think myself and a number of senators, at least a few of us will stand up and say, 'Let's not move any more judges until we get a vote, for example, on tariffs, '" Flake said.

Global Turkey votes as Erdogan eyes second term
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He now rules with substantially expanded powers. Erdogan has at times seemed on the defensive, making promises to lift the state of emergency imposed after the coup bid and ensuring the 3.5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey go home only after similar pledges by Ince.

Global Trump slaps down Democrats' 'abolish ICE' push: 'It will never happen'
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And reunify the children with their parents", according to organizers. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), who was among a group of roughly 600 people arrested this week following a protest inside the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, appeared on CNN's this morning and explained why ICE as it now exists is untenable.

Global Trump Softens Stance On China Technology Crackdown
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The House on Tuesday approved a bill that would strengthen the CFIUS law and that bill was expected to be considered as part of a joint House-Senate conference committee reviewing a Senate-approved defence policy bill. The president, he said, has led on the issue of foreign competitors, principally from China, which is aggressively acquiring sensitive USA technologies.

Global Syria army widens southwest offensive, United Nations says 45,000 flee
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Fighting escalated in southern Syria Tuesday with government forces pushing deeper in the southern Daraa province under the cover of airstrikes as residents said they are living in extreme fear and many have fled their homes with the United Nations estimating that 45,000 people have been displaced over the past week.

Global US Quakers speak out against Supreme Court decision on 'Muslim ban'
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Look, I get why the travel ban-revised after the original one was blocked by the courts-is so controversial, given that it's aimed at majority Muslim countries. "The court's decision demonstrates that we have a long way to go before we live up to our highest ideals". But he said the reference did give the court a chance to make official something it never had before: " Korematsu was gravely wrong the day it was decided , has been overruled in the court of history, and - to be clear - has ...

Global Putin summit set for Helsinki, Finland on July 16
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Mr Trump is due to attend the July 11 and 12 NatoATO summit in Brussels before heading to Britain to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II on July 13. "What people are anxious about is the president going into this meeting (with Putin) with a weaker hand if he is seen as blowing up alliances and not having a very good trip to London", said Fried, now at the Washington-based Atlantic Council.

Global Democrats face tea party-style internal battle as progressives push for change
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, defeated political veteran Joe Crowley , 56, on Tuesday night in their party's congressional primary in New York City . The daughter of a Puerto Rican mother and Bronx-born father, Ocasio-Cortez was raised in a working-class community and took on a second job waiting tables to help her family avoid foreclosure.

Global Sweeping victory for Turkey's Erdogan in landmark elections
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With 98 percent of the votes counted, the state-run Anadolu Agency announced the Turkish president obtained 52.5 percent of the votes while his main contender, Muharrem Ince, candidate of the main opposition Republican People's Party ( CHP), received 30.7 percent.

Global Two killed in Zimbabwe blast
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Images broadcast on Zimbabwean TV showed scenes of chaos and medics fighting to save those wounded by the blast at the White City stadium in the country's second city, Bulawayo . Dramatic footage shows the moment a bomb went off just inches from Zimbabwe's president at a campaign rally. "The President's response has been: We answer with love".

Global NYPD IDs 1 of 5 suspects in mistaken-identity machete killing
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The second surveillance video apparently captures Guzman-Feliz seconds after a group of men repeatedly stabbed him outside the bodega. Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, 15, was killed by a gang of men outside a bodega store in the Bronx area of NY. The most shocking part of the video is the moment the customer reaches over a pool of the teen's blood to finish a transaction, which had been interrupted by the attack.

Global Trump Tries to Bypass Palestinian Leadership in Peace Push
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The article was published after the White House confirmed that Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, whom Trump has named as a special representative for global negotiations, met on Saturday evening in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and US Ambassador David Friedman "to continue their discussions that began on Friday".

Global Pompeo says no timeline on North Korea negotiations
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Om Chang Nam, right, shakes hands with his South Korean counterpart Col. Cho Yong-geun during a meeting at the Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine office in Paju, South Korea, Monday, June 25, 2018. Referring to Trump's decision to suspend joint military exercises with South Korea, Pompeo told CNN this move would last "only so long as there is a good faith negotiation progress, productive results being achieved".

Global Mother of Murdered Bronx Teen: Mayor De Blasio Never Reached Out
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Donations to a GoFundMe page to assist with funeral costs and other expenses has exceeded its initial $15,000 goal. On the street, they hacked Guzman-Feliz to death with knives and a machete. Raymond's Cemetery on Southern Boulevard. Since 1992, the Trinitarios solidified its deep roots in the Bronx, the New York Post reveals. Pictures of the five suspects were shared online and rumors popped up that they were part of a gang called the Trinitarios.

Global For immigrants, still no word on when they will be reunited
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Mr. Trump and his administration have faced fierce criticism in recent weeks for separating more than 2,300 children from their families in order to prosecute their parents for crossing the border illegally. Hollywood Life reported that Melania was sending a message directly to her husband with the jacket , and now he's furious about it. Sounds like a noble thing to do (despite the fact that it's done entirely for the Fox News audience), but even the fact that she was going to ...

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