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Prince William Plans To Bring ‘Lasting Peace’ To Middle East


His statements were made a day after demonstrations swept the Palestinian territories in rejection of the United States peace plan, also known as the "Deal of the Century". William, who is the first British Royal to make an official visit to Israel, later headed out into the city of Ramallah, where he caught a cultural display, toured a street food festival and chatting to girls at a school in the Jalazone refugee camp. Read More »

Sen. Collins Says Anti-Abortion SCOTUS Pick Would ‘Not Be Acceptable’


Wade . "I would not support a nominee who demonstrated hostility to Roe v. Wade because that would mean to me that their judicial philosophy did not include a respect for established decisions, established law", Collins said . "So a nominee's position on whether or not they respect precedent will tell me a lot about whether they would overturn Roe v. Wade ". Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Bill Nelson of Florida, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp of North ... Read More »

Cohen: Family, country ‘first loyalty,’ not Trump


But during the ABC interview with George Stephanopoulos , Mr Cohen said his "first priority" was his family. "I put family and country first", he added, signaling that he is willing to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller and prosecutors from the Southern District of NY, even if it does put Trump in jeopardy, Stephanopoulos wrote in a story posted on his program's website early Monday detailing the interview. Read More »

Melania Trump seeing lots, saying little at migrant centers


Marshals Service and a local rancher. On Thursday, the first lady is expected to visit immigration centers housing migrants apprehended at the U.S. -Mexico border. She also asked who liked soccer. The Washington Times reported last week that the boy's mother is an illegal immigrant living in the USA, and the boy's uncle dropped him off for agents to find, knowing the government would reunite him with his mother. Read More »

How an Alaska Senator Could Make or Break Trump's Supreme Court Plans

Wade . "And that would indicate to me a failure to respect precedent of fundamental tenet of our judicial system". "I'm going to have an in-depth discussion with the nominee, and I believe very much that Roe v. Wade ". President Trump has said he will not ask the candidates about Roe vs. Wade , the case that legalized abortion nationwide. "Now they're the dog that caught the auto", said Joshua Wilson, a political scientist at the University of Denver and author of the 2016 book " The ... Read More »

First woman elected Mexico City mayor: Exit polls


Lopez Obrador's opponents sought to portray him as a unsafe populist who would lead Mexico back to failed economic models involving subsidies and state intervention, while provoking more tension with the Trump administration. The sharp-tongued, silver-haired politician known as "AMLO" won 53 percent of the vote, according to an official projection of the results. "It's hard to know if he's changed, if he's now less radical, or if it's just a political decision to become elected", said ... Read More »

Neighbor calls police on 12-year-old boy mowing lawn


There is no fence there to mark where the property begins and ends. The neighbor who called the police hasn't been publicly identified. But his client Lucille Holt shared a video on Facebook Live, explaining what happened, and the boy is coming out a hero. Read More »

Blast kills at least 19, injures many Afghanistan's Jalalabad


From PM Modi condemning Afghanistan blast to Burari deaths to Maharashtra lynching over child lifting rumours on social media, here are the top India news for today. Gen. Ghulam Sanayee Stanekzai, Nangarhar's police chief, said that the attacker targeted the group on its way to the governor's compound. The Islamic State has not commented on the Saturday attack. Read More »

European Union warns Trump that raised auto import tariffs would hurt US

Trump's taunt was the latest salvo in an escalating trade war that saw the EU slap duties on US-made jeans and Harley Davidson motorcycles in a tit-for-tat response to United States tariffs on European steel and aluminium exports. tariffs. Trump has singled out the Europeans as a problem as great to the U.S. on trade as China and laid out threats to fight the EU with a 20 percent duty on EU auto imports, a particular source of his scorn. Read More »

Leftist 'AMLO' wins Mexico polls with 53pc of vote


He added migration should be done by choice, not because of necessity, promising to "strengthen the internal market to try to produce in the country what we consume and so that Mexicans can work and be happy where they were born, where their family is, where their customs and their cultures are". Read More »

Michael Cohen says 'first loyalty' is to 'family and country' - not Trump


President Trump's longtime personal attorney is allegedly changing lawyers after a deadline this week on which Federal Bureau of Investigation documents seized fall under attorney-client privilege; Rick Leventhal reports. Similarly, Cohen signaled he would have something to say in "official form", when asked by Stephanopoulos if President Trump knew in advance about that Trump Tower meeting between Don Jr., Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner on the one side, and a Russian attorney with entourage on ... Read More »

Vancouver residents protest Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policies


Advocacy groups, activists and local residents gathered with signs that called for President Trump's impeachment. Political and public outcry against the Trump administration's policy of separating parents from children upon arrest prompted the president to sign an executive order last week saying parents and children would be kept together in detention. Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Shade Of Lipstick Is Sold Out Online


The former Bernie Sanders organizer defeated House Democrat Joe Crowley in Tuesday's primary. As for her childhood neighborhood, Ocasio-Cortez said the area "is nice". First elected to Congress in 2012, Duckworth is a retired army helicopter pilot who lost both legs in the Iraq war. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez marches during the Bronx's pride parade in the Bronx borough of New York City, New York, U.S., June 17, 2018. Read More »

Giuliani criticizes Europe's will to keep Iran nuclear deal


While saying he did not speak for the USA administration, he added, "It seems to me there would be a rather happy celebration should regime change occur". "Various scenarios of threats to the Iranian economy by the USA government were examined and appropriate measures were taken to prepare for any probable US sanctions, and to prevent their negative impact", IRNA said. Read More »

1 dead, 9 injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas


The nearby boat then moved close to the burning vessel and attempted to rescue the injured passengers and crew. Shanta Knowles, superintendent of police for the Royal Bahamas Police Force, told NBC investigators were still "trying to determine what went wrong". Read More »

North Korea's Kim asked China to bring early end to sanctions: Yomiuri


Intelligence officials and many North Korea experts have generally taken a more cautious view, noting that leader Kim Jong Un's vague commitment to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula is a near-echo of earlier pledges from North Korean leaders over the past two decades, even as they accelerated efforts to build nuclear weapons in secret. Read More »

Mayor 'killed by sniper' during city hall ceremony in Philippines


Mr Halili, who paraded drug suspects through the streets, was known for his hardline position on drugs. As camera shifts to another group, a single shot is heard, followed by screams and people scattering. At least two town mayors linked to drugs were among the dead. In a rare concession to human rights, the Philippine National Police (PNP) in June said it would end its practice of parading drug suspects on "perp-walks" before the media. Read More »

German interior minister threatens to quit over asylum policy


Horst Seehofer , leader of the CSU, a key party in Merkel's coalition, has become increasingly hostile to her position on immigration. Yet the threat of unilateral border closures could unwind the passport-free system of travel in Europe, and Merkel warned earlier on Thursday that the issue of asylum and migration "may well turn into a question of the EU's destiny". Read More »

Malaysian man takes Thai girl, 11, as third wife


Muslim girls under the minimum legal marriage age of 16 can Wednesday with the consent of the Shariah court and their parents. Malaysian media said Che Abdul Karim, who is also an imam in a rural village in northeast Kelantan state, already has two wives and six children aged 5 to 18. Read More »

Trump's former personal lawyer says his 'silence is broken'

President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, who is under investigation by federal prosecutors in NY, says he sat down for an interview with ABC News and his "silence is broken". The FBI raided Cohen's office and hotel room earlier this year, collecting thousands of documents, most of which are being handed over to prosecutors. Read More »

Sen. Collins: Will Support SCOTUS Nominee Who Respects Precedent


Wade ". Mr. Trump is beginning to interview candidates to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy , and conferred over the weekend with White House Counsel Don McGahn about the selection process. Republicans now hold a 51-seat majority in the Senate, and a Supreme Court nominee will be confirmed by a simple majority of votes. Sunday morning on Meet the Press , Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) said this will be a key vote for everyone in the Senate. Read More »

Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill DeBlasio Call To Abolish ICE


In an interview on Fox News set to air Sunday, Trump suggested that the issue would hurt Democrats in the midterm elections because ICE helps eradicate violent gangs. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., during Congress unsuccessful effort to pass comprehensive immigration reform in 2013-2014. In his Fox interview, which was pre-recorded, Trump repeated a claim he tweeted on Saturday, that Ice had "liberated" towns from the MS-13 gang, which Trump almost always invokes in discussions of ... Read More »

Crowds, including those in east Idaho, protest Trump's immigration policies

Among the protesters were several Vancouver-area moms pushing strollers with their kids. "I'm not a radical, and I'm not an activist", said Kate Sharaf, a Portland co-organiser. Demonstrators gathered at the USA consulate for speeches, before taking to the streets to march on Trump Tower. The group's largest demand was for an end to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Read More »

Key Merkel ally offers to resign over migration policy


The party's leader, interior minister Horst Seehofer , threatened to turn migrants back from the Bavarian border, a move that would nearly certainly precipitate a government collapse. But he and Merkel were spotted Saturday discussing the outcome with tense faces on the balcony of her Berlin office. "The image of the country, our ability to act and our ability to govern" were at stake, said economy minister and close Merkel ally Peter Altmaier as he arrived for the Berlin talks. Read More »

Rebel-held towns in southwestern Syria surrender


The northwestern chunk of Daraa province remains in opposition hands. Smoke rises above rebel-held areas of the city of Daraa during airstrikes by Syrian regime forces on June 30, 2018. "The regime wants us to hand over everything - Deraa city, the Naseeb crossing, ourselves and the heavy weapons". An AFP correspondent outside Daraa city - part of which is held by rebels - said Saturday night had been quiet, with only intermittent bombing. Read More »

Key GOP senator says no Roe v. Wade opponent for high court

Wade decision on abortion, Sen. "I would not support a nominee who demonstrated hostility to Roe v. Wade because that would mean to me that their judicial philosophy did not include a respect for established decisions", Collins said on CNN's "State of the Union ". Read More »

Tusk calls for focus on EU's external border to stem migration


German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that "we still have a lot of work to do to bridge the different views", but said it was "a good signal" that the European Union had agreed a common text. That's around half as many as in 2017. Early Friday, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said that "today Italy is no longer alone". Merkel, for her part, is fighting a battle at home and overseas against critics who accuse her of endangering European security with her hospitality. Read More »

Lancashire fires declared a major incident


Greater Manchester Police said fires on Winter Hill and Scout Road near Bolton have merged, with pedestrians and motorists urged to stay away from the scene. Residents in areas affected by smoke should stay indoors, keep doors and windows closed and tune in to the local radio station and social media for advice and information. Read More »

German interior minister resigns in migration showdown with Merkel


Weeks of "Merkel-bashing", however, have failed to help the CSU, as a Forsa poll last week showed around 68 percent of Bavarians backed Merkel's quest for a Europe-wide answer to migration rather than Germany going it alone. She also would not speculate on whether she might fire him or if the issue could lead to a government confidence vote in parliament. "She will fall, however much she flails her arms around", said Alexander Gauland, the party's co-leader, describing the Brussels deals as ... Read More »

North Korea making nuclear bomb fuel despite talks


Its desire for the United States to acknowledge its system of leadership constitutes the political aspect, he said, adding that North Korea expects recognition of its status to eventually lead to normal diplomatic relations with the United States. Read More »

Golden retriever saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake in Arizona


Paula Godwin says she and her dogs were out hiking near Seventh Street and Carefree Highway when she nearly stepped on a rattlesnake. As the reptile lunged at her, Golden Retriever Todd jumped to her aid. This is what a hero looks like. "Just a thank you to all the support", Godwin later wrote on Facebook. "Please say a little prayer for my sweet hero". Read More »

Obama Breaks Silence: 'You Are Right To Be Concerned'


Obama left office riding high. "Mandela stood and sacrificed greatly for democratic values and the universal rights of man". "This is a moment of great urgency and you are right to be concerned", Obama said. With 103 million Twitter followers, Obama has near twice as many as Trump's 53 million. The trip will also benefit Obama's growing post-presidency foundation, with the former President meeting with prospective donors to his foundation. Read More »