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The Turkish election result could send a message to the world

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Mr. Erdoğan, 64, the most popular - yet divisive - leader in Turkey's modern history, told jubilant, flag-waving supporters there would be no retreat from his drive to transform the country, a deeply polarised nation that is both a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and, at least nominally, a candidate to join the European Union (EU). Read More »

Dem states sue to stop family separations

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Sabraw ordered the government to reunite parents with their children younger than 5 years old within 14 days of the order, and children 5 years old and older within 30 days of the order. The lawsuit argues that the practice of family separations is " irrationally discriminatory " and violates the constitutional guarantee of equal protection "because it targets only people crossing our southwestern border, the majority of whom are from Latin America, and not anyone crossing the northern border ... Read More »

Democrat grandee ousted by far-left political novice

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She criticized the stratification of New York City, one of the most expensive cities in America, and tied it to the entrenched politician Crowley. Maybe it depends on where you're standing, but when the results came in for the Democratic primary in New York's 14 Congressional District, I could feel the earth move-and I'm writing this from London. Read More »

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz

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Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, 15, was stabbed outside the Zesarina Grocery store in New York City last week. Six of the suspects are between the ages of 18 and 24 and were arrested earlier this week in Paterson, New Jersey. After the attack, he managed to run to nearby Saint Barnabas Hospital, but died before he could reach the emergency room. A NY street gang alleged to have been responsible for the murder of a 15-year-old boy in the Bronx are being blamed for another shocking attack against a ... Read More »

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill receives Royal Assent

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Prime Minister Theresa May later told senior colleagues the granting of assent was "a historic moment for our country and a significant step towards delivering on the will of the British people". May has yet to set out her plans for customs arrangements after Brexit, which have become a major stumbling block in talks with Brussels. Eurosceptics celebrated the passing of the Bill through parliament last week as proof that, despite all the continuing uncertainty over the negotiations with ... Read More »

How a Socialist Latinx Millennial Beat a Wall Street Favorite

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Fernandez said before the election, Ocasio-Cortez texted him and said that "it all happened so fast". "I am female. I am progressive". The 28-year-old Democratic Socialist made the rounds Wednesday morning to explain her long-shot win over the 10-term incumbent, and Harlow asked her bluntly: "Why did you win?" She ran on heavily progressive platform: free health care, free college education, a federal jobs guarantee and she wants to abolish ICE. Read More »

US, Russia Agree on Time and Place for Trump-Putin Summit

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The summit is expected to take place after Trump attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and visits Britain next month. Later in the day, Trump suggested that the meeting will be held in Helsinki, Finland. During their meeting, Putin told Bolton that their conversation " instills hope" for a more prosperous U.S. -Russia relationship, adding that he regrets the two nations' relationship is "not in the best shape". Read More »

Father fatally shot while camping with daughters at California park

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He was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff's office said. Winter said an autopsy is pending. Beaudette made a decision to give his wife some space to study for an upcoming exam by taking his two daughters, ages 2 and 4, camping for the weekend, but things took a tragic turn when an unidentified gunman shot the father of two in the upper torso just before 5 a.m. Read More »

Mexican town's entire police force detained after mayoral candidate's murder

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A Mexican town's entire municipal police force has been put under arrest on suspicion of hindering an investigation into the murder of a mayoral candidate. More than 1,000 candidates have dropped out of local races ahead of the elections because they fear being gunned down. Alejandro Hope, a Mexican security analyst, said that the escalating violence can be explained by "simple mathematics": There are far more elections being held simultaneously than ever before in Mexico . Read More »

Sudan teen’s death sentence for killing rapist husband cut to 5 years

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Amnesty International said Tuesday that over 400,000 people around the world had joined the campaign. Hussein was ordered to pay 337,500 Sudanese pounds (N4,380,000). When they were alone the next day and he attempted to rape her again, she managed to grab a knife he had used to threaten her and stabbed him to death with it, he said. Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, defeats long-time U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (Tylt)

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The Associated Press called the race at 9:52 with Ocasio-Cortez leading by 15 percentage points with more than 85% percent of precincts reporting. Jesse Ferguson, a Democratic strategist and former spokesman for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign , said candidates like Ocasio-Cortez draw a helpful contrast with President Donald Trump and his administration. Read More »

Justice Anthony Kennedy to retire from US Supreme Court

The travel ban, which the Supreme Court allowed to take effect in December, has been widely criticised by refugee and human rights groups. Speaking from the Oval Office Wednesday, Trump said his search for a replacement "will begin immediately". Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upsets 10-term Democratic incumbent

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Other people have also being paying attention to Ocasio-Cortez during her run, including Emmy-nominated filmmakers Rachel Lears and Robin Blotnick. Yet none of the day's contests mattered more to Trump than the one in SC. In a congressional district, which includes the Bronx and Queens and is made up of 70 percent people of color, the millennial activist tapped into an issue of representation as she opposed a political star who'd run unchallenged for years. Read More »

New mum Jacinda Ardern makes royal blunder outside hospital

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Neve means "bright" and "radiant", as well as "snow", which Ardern said seemed like a "good combination" for Matariki and the winter solstice, which was when the baby was born. "Hopefully these things that in these moments now are...a novelty...one day they aren't new any more", Ardern said. "So I hope for little girls and boys that there's a future where they can make choices about how they raise their family and what kind of career they have, that are just based on what they want and what ... Read More »

Advocates fear future of abortion rights on Supreme Court

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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 . He added that the Supreme Court has the "final word" on the matter. The event was organized by Muslim Advocates , a national organization, with support from almost two dozen other organizations, including the Justice for Muslims Collective , which their website says is dedicated to ... Read More »

Syrian Refugees Begin Massing on Israel's Border

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The fighting has displaced almost 50,000 people and left dozens of civilians dead. Waseem Kiwan, a 36-year old civilian in the village of Tafas north of Daraa city said nothing has been spared in the intensive bombing campaign. Laerke said aid officials are "deeply concerned" about the safety of the displaced who he said are fleeing ground fighting and air strikes. On Tuesday, state media said the army was launching an "operation" on the city itself. Read More »

USA border agents halt migrant family prosecutions

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Tony Martinez - the Democratic mayor of Brownsville, Texas, which shares a border with Mexico - pushed back on President Donald Trump's repeated claims of an undocumented immigration crisis on the USA border with Mexico. Organizers of the protest Tuesday at the Terry Sanford Federal Building in Raleigh say they also want to get the attention of elected officials such as U.S. Read More »

Texas group takes in 32 parents separated from children

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It's the first legal challenge by states over the practice. And while it's unclear how or when children separated at the southern border will be reunited with their families, there have been a surge of donations and volunteers at detention centres. Read More »

Girl In Sex Video Receives Threats After Junior Guzman-Feliz's Murder

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And five others - Jose Taverez, 21; Manuel Rivera, 18; Danel Fernandez, 21; Joniki Martinez, 24; Santiago Rodriguez, 24 - from NY who were hiding out at the house were arrested. "These Bronx streets are ruthless", the rapper wrote on Instagram after uploading a picture of Lesandro and his mother , Leandra Feliz , in hospital. Read More »

Wind-driven Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations, burn homes

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As of Monday, there was no containment. The Pawnee Fire started around 5:20 p.m. Saturday and officials immediately ordered evacuations for the Spring Valley Lakes subdivision. The Lane Fire in Tehama County had burned more than 3,000 acres, and was only 20 percent contained. As of Sunday, the blaze was 50 percent contained but had already destroyed multiple residential and commercial structures. Read More »

US to give North Korea timeline with specific tasks soon, says official

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The reported move in the latest sign of increasingly toned down rhetoric from Pyongyang, as USA and North Korean officials work to hammer out the details in an agreement signed earlier this month by President TrumpDonald John TrumpJimmy Fallon responds to Trump: I'll donate to pro-immigrant nonprofit in his name South Carolina GOP candidate expected to make full recovery after vehicle accident Official: US to present North Korea with timeline, "specific asks" MORE and North Korean leader ... Read More »

Trump blasts Virginia restaurant for asking Sarah Sanders to leave

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Rather than claiming he would treat people "respectfully" like his press secretary, who tweeted about the event on Saturday, Trump did what he does best and straight-up trash talked the establishment. Trump, who liberal media once castigated for exclusively eating at McDonalds while on the road, assumed the role of restaurant critic on Monday, lambasting the restaurant in question on Twitter . Read More »

Homeland Security says it has 'well-established' plan to reunite immigrant families

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The lack of coordination between the two agencies has led to weeks of confusion and swelling numbers of children in government care who were at risk of being stranded in American foster care, thousands of miles from their parents. On Sunday, Trump renewed his hardline on immigration calling for people who enter the United States illegally to be sent back to where they came from immediately without any judicial process. Read More »

‘Don’t Resist’ Immigration Law Fixes, Trump Warns Dems

It was unclear if Trump was advocating an expansion of the current law that allows expedited removal of illegal immigrants at the USA border, a policy his administration has embraced since he took office. "I was part of the effort in 2013 - the bipartisan bill, the so-called Gang of Eight bill". That group, known as Dreamers, drew attention after Mr. Read More »

Italy demands new regulations for migrants at tense European Union summit

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At an informal meeting of 16 European Union leaders in Brussels, Giuseppe Conte called for shared European Union responsibility for rescued migrants and penalties for countries refusing to accept quotas. She said the hope is to see if "we can reach bi-, tri- or even multinational agreements to better solve certain problems". France's Macron also supported the idea of members acting in smaller groups. Read More »

Chicago Pride Parade 2018

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Cole Burston / The Canadian Press Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland marches in the Toronto Pride Parade on June 24, 2018. "As Lady Gaga says, 'I was born this way, '" he told the local ABC subsidiary, before returning to the parade, dancing and jumping with a rainbow banner streaming from his hand. Read More »

The Red Hen tweet: A story of the incredibly shrinking President

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The owner of the Red Hen restaurant , Stephanie Wilkinson , told the Washington Post that her staff felt uncomfortable with Sanders in the restaurant. "Her family left on their own accord, we didn't actually refuse service or 'kick her out'". 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 . Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court sends Richland florist case back to state

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The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the state court decision that could have freed Dassey, ruling that the court's findings that he participated were "reasonable", even though one dissenting judge said the case was "a profound miscarriage of justice". Read More »

Republican seeks to force Trump to reunite immigrant families his policies separated

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They clashed in the early months of Trump's presidency over a proposed healthcare revamp, but now get along well, with both wanting to maintain Republican control over the U.S. The House Republican immigration overhaul is dangling precariously. Lance was the only New Jersey Republican to buck House GOP leadership and sign a petition to force votes on bipartisan immigration legislation that strengthened border security and offered a path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants ... Read More »