• Trump Will Make Supreme Court Pick, Anthony Kennedy Successor On July 9
Trump Will Make Supreme Court Pick, Anthony Kennedy Successor On July 9

Wade and access to abortion as a fundamental constitutional right, the other establishing same-sex marriage as such a right. While Trump says he will review an existing list of 25 possible nominees, aides said only a few names can be considered serious contenders.

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  • Hundreds arrested at Washington protest over Trump immigration policy
Hundreds arrested at Washington protest over Trump immigration policy

Many protesters in the atrium of the Hart Senate building wore foil blankets similar to those given to migrants housed at USA detention facilities. Pramila Jayapal , who serves the 7th Congressional District of Washington state. "I'm proud to have been arrested with them, to put myself in the camp of people who believe that the United States...

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  • Putin, Trump to hold summit in Helsinki on July 16
Putin, Trump to hold summit in Helsinki on July 16

In the days running up to the meeting, Trump will already be in Europe - first for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, and then for his long-delayed visit to Britain. He has not only seemed reluctant to blame Russian Federation for its apparent interference in the 2016 election - he has also downplayed the country's other m...

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  • Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?
Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

She ran on a platform of Medicare for All, abolishing Ice and a federal jobs guarantee. If she wins the general election in the fall - a strong possibility in a district where Democrats outnumber Republicans by more than 6 to 1 - Ocasio-Cortez would be the youngest member of Congress and one of its most left-leaning.

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  • Trump congratulates Erdogan on election victory
Trump congratulates Erdogan on election victory

An executive presidential system approved by the April referendum now comes into effect. Halk TV, a Turkish nationwide TV channel, spoke to the opposition CHP's candidate Muharrem Ince via WhatsApp. "We will live the consequences of having one-man rule in the legislature, judiciary and government". But he said he did not dispute the offic...

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on being an
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on being an "unapologetic champion" for working class

She retweeted favorable news articles about her campaign and messages of encouragement from her supporters throughout the day, as well as anecdotal reports of meeting with enthusiastic voters. Both House hopefuls are calling for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement , and support "Medicare for all" and higher education reform ...

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  • USA stocks end lower on Trump's trade uncertainty
USA stocks end lower on Trump's trade uncertainty

Investors saw this as a somewhat softer approach than Mr Trump's earlier plan - to block firms, which are at least 25 per cent Chinese owned, from taking over U.S. Some of administration officials had argued for more stringent restrictions, according to a person familiar with the matter. But investors were later startled to hear White House econo...

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  • Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire

Civil rights groups and Democrats denounced the ruling. The executive order banned travel from seven countries, five of which were Muslim-majority. "Each of the people on the President's list of potential Supreme Court nominees is highly qualified, with a record of fairly applying the law and adhering to the Constitution as it was originally writ...

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  • European Union leaders meet in Brussels to discuss migrant crisis
European Union leaders meet in Brussels to discuss migrant crisis

Yet agreement on a broad, overarching migration plan appeared elusive, and the summit was handicapped from the start, after being boycotted by eastern European countries deeply hostile over pressure to take in more asylum-seekers. Merkel, however, downplayed the likelihood of "an overall solution to the migration problem", suggesting "bilateral or ...

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  • Extradition hearing today for men accused of killing Bronx teen
Extradition hearing today for men accused of killing Bronx teen

Surveillance of the men was released by NY police on Friday. Most of the killing was captured on video as the suspects are seen dragging the teen out of a bodega and stabbing him in the neck, with one of the suspects using a machete. Junior's death spread on social media where celebrities such as Cardi B , who hails from the Bronx, and Rihanna...

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  • Jacinda Ardern hopes for new world for daughter Neve
Jacinda Ardern hopes for new world for daughter Neve

Little Aayushi Deswal will grow up with a special story she can tell on her birthday. Mr Gayford, a 40-year-old television presenter, will be the child's primary carer once Ms Ardern returns to parliament. She has been described as having fine features, dark eyes, lots of dark hair and looking more like her TV fishing show host dad than her polit...

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  • Pompeo says won't put timeline on North Korea denuclearisation steps
Pompeo says won't put timeline on North Korea denuclearisation steps

Pompeo himself had also told reporters the day after the first ever North Korea-U.S. summit on June 12th that Washington hopes to achieve "major disarmament" by North Korea within Trump's current term, which ends in January 2021. But the leadership in Pyongyang does not seem ready to ease any restrictions that it may perceive as threatening the K...

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  • Sarah Sanders says restaurant owner in Virginia told her to leave
Sarah Sanders says restaurant owner in Virginia told her to leave

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Twitter that she had been at a Red Hen restaurant in Lexington , Virginia , on Saturday night when the owner made the request. The restaurant employs several LGBT employees, some of whom voices concerns over having to serve Sanders, Wilkinson told The Washington Post . "I wouldn't want to be asked to leave...

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  • Trump Backs Away From Begging For Legislation On Immigration
Trump Backs Away From Begging For Legislation On Immigration

It didn't work. And the outrage continued to grow, with first lady Melania Trump joining in with a rare policy intervention with an appeal for both sides to work towards a resolution. Known for her wardrobe of top end designer fashionwear, the First Lady picked a 35 euro coat from Zara to travel to the airport. With sale of its jackets, Wildfang...

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  • Erdogan claims victory in Turkish election - but opponent disputes, claims manipulation
Erdogan claims victory in Turkish election - but opponent disputes, claims manipulation

Erdogan won an election on Sunday that strengthens his increasingly authoritarian rule. Erdogan - who has dominated Turkey's politics for the last decade and a half - on Monday won five more years in office with sweeping new powers after a decisive election victory while the opposition raised questions over the conduct of the polls ....

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  • Supreme Court Upholds All But One District In Racial Gerrymandering Case
Supreme Court Upholds All But One District In Racial Gerrymandering Case

State GOP leaders have argued the state's maps were drawn to favor Republicans, not to disenfranchise minorities. Dassey's legal team released a statement : "Today's ruling contravenes a fundamental and time-honored position of the United States Supreme Court: interrogation tactics that may not be coercive when applied to adults are coercive whe...

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  • Millions turn out to celebrate annual NYC Pride Parade
Millions turn out to celebrate annual NYC Pride Parade

A year ago the march lasted 9 hours and 38 minutes and some streets remained closed overnight in Greenwich Village. In addition to King, the grand marshals include transgender advocate Tyler Ford and civil rights organization Lambda Legal.

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  • Kushner: US to Unveil Middle East Peace Plan Soon
Kushner: US to Unveil Middle East Peace Plan Soon

President Mahmoud Abbas for rejecting an as-yet unannounced USA peace plan. Kushner spoke in an interview with the Palestinian newspaper Al Quds , the Arabic name for Jerusalem . "This is the road to any negotiations or any meetings", said Nabil Abu Rdainah, a spokesman for Abbas. Kushner said he does not believe that Abbas has the "ability...

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  • Woman calls police on little girl selling water outside apartment building
Woman calls police on little girl selling water outside apartment building

In the video , the girl's mother is heard saying, "The whole world is gonna see you, boo", as Ettel attempts to hide from the camera. KTVU reported that in a video posted to Instagram , a mom states that the cops were called on her eight-year-old daughter.

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  • 2nd person dies after blast at Ethiopia rally, minister says
2nd person dies after blast at Ethiopia rally, minister says

Abiy was elected leader of the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) after his predecessor's February resignation that prompted the emergency declaration. But not everyone supports the reforms. Killing is a sign of defeat. Ethiopia's announcement on the peace deal set off a number of protests by residents in the nor...

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