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‘Abolish ICE!’ 575 arrested after protesters occupy US Senate building (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley of OR and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY joined with the protesters and pumped their fists. Sen. Tammy DuckworthLadda (Tammy) Tammy DuckworthDem lawmaker hits McConnell for saying vote on Supreme Court justice to come this fall Duckworth hits McConnell: Americans should have voice in selection of next Supreme Court justice Dem senator: If Nielsen doesn't reunite families, "she should resign" MORE (D-Ill.) and her newborn baby on Thursday joined hundreds of ... Read More »

Trump Supporters Harass, Threaten the Wrong Red Hen Restaurants

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Waters later said that she was not calling for physical harm against anyone. The profit motive can trump tribal, political, or ideological prejudices. A Washington, D.C., hot spot in the quaint Bloomingdale neighborhood that goes by the same name was egged over the weekend and has been scrambling to clarify that it is not the Red Hen . Read More »

Mnangagwa suspects Grace Mugabe faction linked to deadly rally blast

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According to BBC , Mnangagwa said he suspected that a group called the Generation 40 (G40), which supported Grace for presidency, was responsible for the explosion. "On what basis would I trust someone who was used by a cabal to say things that had no basis?" he asked. Nicknamed "the crocodile", Mnangagwa has a reputation of being ruthless, but he told our correspondent: "I am as soft as wool . Read More »

Trump, Putin will hold summit July 16 in Finland, White House says

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It's good for us. Putin, meanwhile, he said, entered into Syria to project power in the region but also to have something (its presence in Syria) to trade away on Ukraine , which is far more important to Russian Federation. In one of a series of tweets yesterday, the USA president wrote: "Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with meddling in our election". "Dialogue is a sign of strength", he added. Read More »

Two dead as private plane crashes in Mumbai

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It occurred in an under construction building premises, averting what could have been a major disaster. Lakhmi Gautam, the additional commissioner, east region has been quoted as: "We received an information of plane crash and our teams have been dispatched." # The 12-seater plane crashed at 1:35 pm at Old Maniklal Estate on Jeevdaya lane, near telephone exchange, Prithvi building in Ghatkopar. Read More »

Nine confirmed dead, 54 vehicles burnt in Lagos tanker accident

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Reactions to the fire incident is gaining traction on social media, especially Twitter, with many warning people to avoid the area. Security and traffic control agencies are yet to confirm how many lives and properties were affected but are now rescuing survivors from the wreckages. Read More »

Ash From New Volcanic Eruptions Closes Bali's Airport

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It said it would remain closed until at least 7 p.m. local time. Ngurah Rai is a regional hub that serves more than 400 flights. Qantas Airways Ltd., Singapore Airlines Ltd., AirAsia Bhd. The volcano, about 70km northeast of Bali's tourist hotspot of Kuta, last had a major eruption in 1963, killing about 1,100 people. Volcanic ash can damage aircraft engines, clog fuel and cooling systems, and affect visibility. Read More »

British army called in to help tackle moorland fire

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Operating out of a nearby Army Training Centre, they will assist the effort to control and reduce the fire, undertaking tasks such as the management of water lines, fire beating and providing general support where required. The fire was declared a "major incident" by Greater Manchester Police. The blaze has now been burning for four days in a row. The majority had returned by Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

European Union leaders reach breakthrough deal on migrant crisis

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French President Emmanuel Macron said, "It is European cooperation that has won the day". Speaking after European Union leaders spent over nine hours negotiating the deal , Prime Minister Theresa May said she wanted a Brexit deal that worked for Britain and the European Union, including a "strong and deep" security partnership. Read More »

Myanmar fires key general sanctioned by EU

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The European Union and Canada imposed sanctions on seven senior military officials from Myanmar on Monday, including the general in charge of an operation accused of driving more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. "There is a mountain of evidence that this was part of a highly orchestrated, systematic attack on the Rohingya population". He had also been earlier moved from his original post. Read More »

Democrats warn rights are 'on the line' in coming Supreme Court fight

Abortion rights supporters have seen Collins - the most moderate member of the Republican Senate caucus - as crucial to their hopes of blocking a nominee who does not pledge to support Roe v. Collins, who joined the Senate in 1997, been consistent in this regard. It is hard to know how reliable such polling is, but for whatever it is worth: A significant number of voters in 2016 said - perhaps they were minting a retrospective rationale for an unpleasant act - that they voted for Donald ... Read More »

Syria: Russian-Backed Assad Bombings Force 50,000 to Flee

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The de-escalation zone for those who are ready to uphold de-escalation still exists. Some 67 pro-government forces and 54 rebels have also been killed. Jordan has joined the U.S. in calling for the "de-escalation" agreement to be preserved in order to prevent a wider confrontation between Israel and Iran, which backs Mr Assad and supports thousands of Shia militiamen fighting in Syria. Read More »

U.S. ties crucial for global peace and prosperity: Nikki Haley

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Modi had been a "constructive" one. "We are hopeful of resolving trade issues before August 4", said an official, adding that any country that notifies the World Trade Organization about tariffs has the right to withdraw or defer it. "But, unlike India, China does not share our commitment to democracy, the rule of law, and fundamental freedoms". Chinese President Xi Jinping and Modi have met twice since April, pledging to strengthen bilateral ties. Read More »

Russian pop star with Trump links releases music video trolling US president

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A Russian singer linked to the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting released a music video Monday trolling the allegations of ties between the Trump campaign and Russia and depicting figures from adult film star Stormy Daniels to President TrumpDonald John TrumpCohen's lawyers argue 12,000 items protected by attorney-client privilege: reports Former migrant detention facility worker leaks footage from inside facility to MSNBC Trump misidentifies Appalachian Trail as "Tallahassee Trail" while ... Read More »

French butchers ask for police protection from violent vegan activists

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The head of the 18,000-member organization, Jean-Francois Guihard, said 15 butcher's shops had been splashed with fake blood and others had been attacked with stones, graffiti and stickers. Graffiti, smashed windows, even shops splattered with blood. In March, vegan cheesemaker Myriam-Serge Jouglet was convicted of condoning terrorism after posting on Facebook that butcher Christian Medves, killed in the supermarket siege that month, was an "assassin" and his death was "justice". Read More »

'Multiple' deaths after reports of shots fired outside Maryland

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Marc Limansky is a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Police Department. Aerial video footage came soon after, showing people walking out of the building in a line with their hands up. "Journalists shouldn't have to fend off bullets in the newsroom while doing their jobs-this is not normal", the Democratic senator tweeted . He said his "thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families" and thanked first responders. Read More »

Bali flights cancelled as Mount Agung erupts again

Bali closed its global airport following a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island that sent thick smoke and ash billowing 2,000 meters (6,500 feet) into the air, an official said Friday. Agung's last major eruption in 1963 killed around 1,600 people. Erupting Mt Agung from the air. Mount Agung, in northeastern Bali, has erupted with various intensities since late previous year and in December the airport was also closed for a period and thousands were evacuated closer to the ... Read More »

TV hosts suspended for racist gestures against Koreans

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Many on social media vented their anger at the gestures. "The Taegeuk Warriors' upset of Germany prompted wild celebrations among supporters in Mexico City, where hundreds of fans descended on the South Korean embassy and hoisted consul general Han Bjoung-yin onto their shoulders amid chants of "¡Coreano, hermano, ahora eres mexicano!" 'Our company takes this kind of inappropriate behavior very seriously, as it is contrary to our values and standards, ' the statement added. Read More »

Supreme court backs Trump on travel ban targeting Muslim-majority nations

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In a strident dissent that she read from in court, liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor said there were "stark parallels" with the court's now discredited 1944 decision that upheld U.S. Without expressing its views on the "soundness" of the policy, the majority found the government set forth a sufficient national security justification. Read More »

Mourners seek justice in Pennsylvania teen's fatal shooting by police

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Rose's death set off a series of protests across the Pittsburgh area that drew hundreds of demonstrators, many armed with "Black Lives Matter" signs and shouting "No Justice, No Peace". No charges have been filed. His mother told ABC News the officer "murdered my son in cold blood". "What the community is reacting to right now is a frightful video showing a young man who absconded from a traffic stop and was shot in the back by a police officer ", she said, before adding: "We have ... Read More »

18 attorneys general sue Trump administration over migrant family separation

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The United States' top border enforcement official acknowledged Monday that authorities are now not able to carry out the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy of detaining and prosecuting everyone entering the country illegally, as officials work to develop a policy that would allow prosecutions without family separations. Read More »

Trump to Meet Russia's Putin in Finland on July 16

Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton spent the day prior, ironing out details for the meeting with Putin and top political brass in Russian Federation on Wednesday , according to Kremlin adviser Yuri Ushakov. Trump congratulated Putin by phone in March after the Russian leader's landslide re-election victory. Opposition activist Alexei Navalny was barred from running. Read More »

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

Because the Supreme Court has a conservative majority, Kennedy's vote was precious to progressive causes. His retirement sets the stage for a major showdown in the Republican-led US Senate over the confirmation of Mr Trump's eventual pick for the lifetime appointment to replace Justice Kennedy, all coming before November elections in which Democrats are seeking to seize control of Congress from Mr Trump's Republicans. Read More »

Multiple people shot at a newspaper in Maryland

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Ryan Frashure said. Dozens of law enforcement vehicles and ambulances were racing toward the scene, according to a man who works near the newspaper's offices, the Associated Press reported . Ben Cardin, Maryland's other Democratic senator, expressed his gratitude for the first responders and said his "heart is with Capital Gazette and the people of Annapolis". Read More »

Cleaner in tears as students raise money to send him on holiday

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Over 230 students contributed to the gift for Herman on a crowdfunding page called Just Giving. Happy Herman Gordon is loved by everyone at Bristol University for his positive attitude and happy-go-lucky nature. "It is thanks to your generosity that we've been able to raise about £1,500 - meaning both Herman and his wife will be able to visit Jamaica for the first time in 4 years!" "They speak good things to me, I speak good things to them, and I bless them all'". Read More »

Hundreds Arrested In DC Protesting Trump Immigration Policy

Department of Justice. They said people who were charged and fined could pay 24 hours after their arrests, but it was not clear who had been fined and how much. Wade Biden leads 2020 Dem field in new poll Bloomberg mulling running for president in 2020 as a Dem: report MORE (N.Y.), and others who also attended a protest on Capitol Hill. Read More »

28-year-old who scored historic primary election victory seeks 'generational change'

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Political analysts cast Ocasio-Cortez's win as the biggest upset since House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Republican, lost in 2014 to a little-known right-wing professor, Dave Brat. Ocasio-Cortez's victory should be seen as a test for Democrats . "But it has been there, and I think hopefully from it comes a lesson for us that those points of view that she represented in her campaign, and others represent, including me, they need to be factored in and incorporated and part of our overall ... Read More »

Former NATO Secretary General was not allowed in the US

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Department of Homeland Security. A former foreign minister for Spain , Solana was scheduled to speak at an event in Washington hosted by the Brookings Institution, where he is also a fellow. The online entry application has to be filled in by European Union residents before a trip to the United States of three months or less. In 2016, the fast-track authorisation was revisited by the Obama administration in response to restrictions decided by Congress. Read More »

Putin meets Trump's national security adviser John Bolton

But your visit to Moscow gives us hope that we will be able to take first steps to restore fully-fledged relations between Russian Federation and the United States ". Trump congratulated Putin by phone in March after the Russian leader's landslide re-election victory. Washington-Moscow relations have been strained by Russia's role in the conflict in Syria and Russia's suspected poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain. Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Millennial beats veteran Democrat

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And this is a wake up call, because Crowley's [inaudible] towards Alex's challenge was, really embodies the Democrat's hubris that we saw fail so miserably in 2016. His number two at the caucus, Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-California, said she thought she would make a good caucus chair. Crowley, who had his eyes on a Democratic leadership post, raised more than $3 million for the primary in New York's 14th congressional district, with a donor list that read like a NASDAQ ticker; Ocasio-Cortez ... Read More »