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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls to Abolish ICE


Federal Protective Services says these people can protest, just not in front of the ICE building. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand becomes the first sitting USA senator to publicly call for the elimination of Immigration and Customs Enforcement; reaction and analysis on 'The Five'. Read More »

I tricked Trump on Air Force One: comedian

The White House has not commented on the situation, and neither has the real senator Bob Menendez . After leaving a message with a White House staffer, someone called him back to clarify the cell phone number, as the number did not match Bob Menendez's office. Read More »

Doug Ford Is Officially Ontario's Premier, Reveals Cabinet Of 21


The Conservatives' most effective campaign issue leading up to the June 7 election was blaming the Liberals for Ontario residents being forced to spend an extra 38 cents per gallon of gas and about 30 percent more for electricity to offset the cost of buying emission credits on California's carbon trading exchange. Read More »

The Queen cancels royal engagement at St Paul's Cathedral


Queen Elizabeth II's last-minute decision not to attend a church service Thursday morning was due to her feeling " under the weather ", Kensington Palace has said. The Telegraph reports that Her Majesty was not taken to the hospital. Elizabeth, the world's oldest and longest-reigning living monarch, celebrated her 92nd birthday in April . Read More »

Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting


Speaking outside the court, Adams said this was "evidence that suggested a coordinated attack". Police said the mass shooting was a targeted attack. Ramos first barricaded the paper's back entrance, authorities say. "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. Read More »

TopStory - N.Korea remains a nuclear threat: Pompeo


The crux of the case revolves around whether the women meant to kill Kim or if they truly were scapegoats duped by North Korean agents into taking part in a high-profile political assassination. Gooi also said it was unusual that Aisyah did not suffer any symptoms from contact with VX. In contrast, the four North Korean suspects changed their attire at the airport before fleeing right after the incident, indicating their guilt, they said. Read More »

UK's Prince William visits East Jerusalem holy sites


Commenting on the Israeli president's request to William , Britain's ambassador to Israel David Quarrey said: "I don't think that the duke will be bringing a particular message to either side". There have been so many disputes between the different Christian denominations that lay claim to the church that when Jerusalem was under the control of the Ottoman Empire, the Sultan decreed that the keys should be looked after by a Muslim family. Read More »

Five dead in 'targeted attack' on US newsroom


Law enforcement sources have named the killer as Jarrod Ramos , who has previously sued the newspaper for defamation, according to local media sources. A police officer stands guard outside The New York Times building, following the shooting. "You think something like this might happen in Afghanistan, not in a newsroom a block away from the mall", he said, reflecting on what appeared to be one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in USA history. Read More »

Prince William Arrives in Israel for Historic Royal Visit


Though the trip is being billed as non-political, and places a special emphasis on technology and joint Israeli-Arab projects, William was also to meet with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, and visit landmark Jerusalem sites at the heart of the century-old conflict. Read More »

Maryland shooting suspect battled newspaper in court and lost

The gunman, whose name was not immediately released, was believed to have used a shotgun, according to a U.S. official who was briefed on the investigation but not authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. The alleged shooter who stormed the office of a local newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, sued the The Capital Gazette in 2012. Journalists with the Annapolis-based daily huddled under a covered parking deck of the Annapolis Mall, not far from where scores of ... Read More »

Trump Brands Sen. Heitkamp 'Liberal Democrat,' But She's Not


Trump said, highlights the need for those in North Dakota and elsewhere to vote Republican come November. Rep. Kevin Cramer made it clear he was less than happy with Trump's friendly treatment of Cramer's opponent, Democratic Sen. The president also dismissed the investigation into his campaign's ties with Russian Federation as a "hoax". She said she and Trump had "a solid discussion about the Supreme Court vacancy". Read More »

Morning after mass shooting, Capital Gazette publishes Friday edition


Phil Davis, a courts and crime reporter for the paper, tweeted that the gunman shot out the glass door to the office and fired into the newsroom, sending people scrambling under desks. A vigil for the victims was planned for 8pm local time on Friday. Earlier, Hogan tweeted he was "absolutely devastated to learn of this tragedy in Annapolis ". Read More »

‘Stuttering John’ Prank Call Actually Gets to Trump on Air Force One

The man who sounds like Trump congratulated Melendez, believing him to be the senator. Anyway, congratulations if you had "Former Howard Stern Associate Prank Call Posing As A Sitting U.S. He did not specify what he was referring to, but New Jersey's Senator Menendez recently won his primary contest, after a hung jury spared him a conviction in a federal bribery case past year. Read More »

Trump to announce Supreme Court pick to replace Kennedy on July 9

When asked is issues affecting women are the "most important" for 2018 candidates to discuss, almost half (48 percent) said they are "very important but not the most important issue". He also said during the television appearance on Thursday, "Look, I'm someone who's been watching the Supreme Court since I was 10 years old". Gun rights or restrictions were the most-cited issue, followed by health care, then civil rights. Read More »

Five dead, others wounded at Maryland newspaper shooting

The office of the newspaper , whose online version is the Capital Gazette , is in a commercial zone behind a bank. Author Carl Hiaasen says his brother, veteran journalist Rob Hiaasen , is among the five killed in the shooting attack on a Maryland newspaper. Read More »

Local Leaders Offer Prayers After Fatal Shooting at Capital Gazette


The city of Annapolis announced a vigil for the victims Friday night at a public square near the Capitol. John McNamara , 56, pursued his dream as a sports reporter for the paper. Police have carried out searches of Ramos' apartment and vehicle. Crestwell says when he shared the news with his 23-year-old son, "he broke down immediately. Read More »

U.S. And Russia To Announce Details On Trump-Putin Summit


Trump attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and visits Britain next month. The two countries also considered Vienna as a possible meeting site. "Maybe something positive will come out of it", the president said. He said the issue of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election was raised during the meeting, and the Kremlin reiterated its denial of any interference with the vote. Read More »

Welch opposes Republican-backed immigration proposals in House


The plan is for the Senate to hold confirmation hearings in mid-August, with a vote before the November elections. The vote caps months of futile GOP efforts to pass wide-ranging legislation on an issue that could color scores of congressional races in this fall's contest for House and perhaps Senate control. Read More »

Trump considering two women for Supreme Court


Kennedy has seemed to relish his frequent role as the decisive fifth vote in numerous important decisions, particularly two, one preserving Roe v. Wade and access to abortion as a fundamental constitutional right, the other establishing same-sex marriage as such a right. Read More »

Judge Orders Release Of 9-Year-Old Brazilian Boy Separated At Border


For many , it has been a lopsided battle, and a frustrating and heartbreaking one. The mother, who has applied for asylum, was released from an immigrant detention facility in Texas June 9. This was not the safety she had sought for herself and her son. "This case, like all our cases against this Administration, says something important about who we are as a people", Ferguson is quoted as saying in a prepared statement that announced the lawsuit had been filed. Read More »

Video Captures Woman Crashing Through Ceiling While Fleeing Police

So what were they trying to buy? The falling officer, however, managed to grab his arm and tackle both to the ground, as the store owner, Paul Chauhan, kept watch at the gate. You're thinking the person is in the back but she's up on the roof. She surrendered shortly after the fall and both were taken into custody. Richard Pariseau , 28, and Brittany Burke , 29, have also been charged with multiple criminal counts, including using a stolen credit card, resisting arrest, assaulting a ... Read More »

Dutch refugee groups disappointed in European Union migration deal

Italy traveled to the European Union gathering emboldened by the announcement that Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on July 30 is to visit US President Donald Trump, who has hailed Rome's tough stance. Ahead of the summit, Merkel had warned that the crisis over migration could decide "the fate of the E.U". The agreement contains a commitment to build centers across the European Union which would provide "rapid and secure processing" to distinguish migrants with valid claims of ... Read More »

Canada announces final list of retaliatory tariffs


Canada is set to put its retaliatory tariffs in place on July 1, Canada Day, and will remain in effect as long as the USA tariffs on Canada stay in place. About 6,000 jobs in Canada are at risk due to the U.S. tariffs, the CD Howe Institute has estimated. In Washington, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association said the tariffs would hit $170 million worth of US beef products. Read More »

N.Korea remains a nuclear threat: Pompeo


The report states that "continued work at the Yongbyon facility should not be seen as having any relationship to North Korea's pledge to denuclearize", but the photos suggest that Pyongyang continues to proceed with business as usual when it comes to maintaining its nuclear sites following the summit. Read More »

Multiple fatalities in mass shooting at Maryland newspaper office


The front page reads: 5 shot dead at Capital . Annapolis is located about 30 miles east of Washington, DC. The account was set up by a fellow journalist , Bloomberg Government reporter Madi Alexander. He has been described as not cooperating with police after his capture. After the publication of this article, the suspect attempted to sue the newspaper, the reporter who wrote about the case, a judge and the woman who testified against him. Read More »

Multiple people shot at newspaper in Maryland

A request for a gag order by the attorney representing the suspect was denied by the judge who also denied his bond. "There was a fear that doing so would exacerbate an already flammable situation", Altomare said at a press conference. He was asked by reporters how the suspect was able to buy a firearm despite having been convicted of harassment. President Donald Trump tweeted that he had been briefed on the shooting. Read More »

Trump joins Taiwan's tycoon Terry Gou at Wisconsin Foxconn plant ceremony


Gou said the company remains committed to hiring 13,000 even as the company switches course and plans to build smaller screens initially in Mount Pleasant instead of the larger screens as originally planned. President Donald Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker have grabbed a pair of golden shovels and moved piles of dirt under the hot June sun as part of a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Foxconn Technology Group project. Read More »

United Kingdom parl.: British spies complicit in USA torture


The reports show MI6 and MI5 were involved in hundreds of torture cases and scores of rendition cases. "There are at least 38 cases in 2002 alone of (British) officers witnessing or hearing about mistreatment", the report said. The committee's report said: "Immediately after 9/11, the agency heads and deputies were briefed by the CIA: these briefings clearly showed United States intent but were not taken seriously". Read More »

Congress rejects Trump-backed immigration bill


During debate on the floor, Rep. Bob Goodlatte's (R-Va.) bill, the Securing America's Future Act. Rep. Rob Bishop said in a statement it was a shame the bill didn't pass and that it's still true that security and compassion are not mutually exclusive. Read More »

Cops Say She Drove 70mph While He Clung to the Hood

Isidore said she recorded the entire incident from inside her vehicle as it barreled down an express lane on I-95. She and Francis still live together, but she said she's in the process of filing a restraining order against him. They then headed to an address in West Park, where Isidore was arrested and charged with culpable negligence, a misdemeanor, police said. Isidore was arrested after the incident and bonded out of jail. Read More »