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Trump Will Announce His Supreme Court Nominee July 9

Democrats had focused on Flake as their best hope to stall Trump's Supreme Court pick. The president told reporters aboard Air Force One that he would announce his pick to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on July 9. For once Don Jr. was a political asset; Kennedy's son Justin, Deutsche Bank's global head of real-estate capital markets, knows the younger Trump from his work as a real-estate ... [Full Article...]

California data privacy bill passes, heads to governor

California data privacy bill passes, heads to governor Jerry Brown will put a measure on the November ballot moving the state toward permanent daylight saving time. Companies will be required to disclose the types of data they collect about consumers and with whom they share that information, and let consumers opt-out of having their data sold. [Full Article...]

Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting

Capital Gazette Leaves Its Editorial Section Blank Day After Shooting Ramos filed a defamation lawsuit, but a judge dismissed the case, finding that Ramos could not point to a single statement in the article that was false. The lone gunman reportedly shot through the glass door of the offices and opened fire on the employees. Mayor Gavin Buckley said the community is grieving. [Full Article...]

630 women arrested protesting Trump immigration policy in D.C.

630 women arrested protesting Trump immigration policy in D.C. The officers said the protesters could have demonstrated outside but were arrested for being inside. Cheered on by some Democratic lawmakers who walked among them , the women said they were pushed to the protest by President Trump's zero tolerance policy which sparked separations of children from their parents. [Full Article...]

Porsche's 919 Evo crushes Bellof's Nordschleife record

Porsche's 919 Evo crushes Bellof's Nordschleife record And what a race auto it turned out to be! Bernhard's time eclipsed that of Stefan Bellof, who managed to set a 6:11.13 lap with a Porsche 956 C, a time which stood as the lap record for 35 years. The record vehicle is a heavily reworked version of last year's Le Mans victor, with Porsche upgrading the aerodynamics to produce 53 percent more downforce and lowering the weight by 39kg (85lbs) to ... [Full Article...]

U.S. Knocked Out As Leader of U.N. Migration Agency

U.S. Knocked Out As Leader of U.N. Migration Agency In a rare snub of the Trump Administration , the United Nations failed to approve an American pick to head an worldwide migration group. Konyndyk added that given Trump's so-called Muslim ban and his "zero tolerance" policy at the southern border that led to migrant children being separated from their parents, "the world was unlikely to support a U.S. [Full Article...]

Susan Sarandon Arrested While Protesting Trump's Immigration Policy

Susan Sarandon Arrested While Protesting Trump's Immigration Policy The women sang and chanted various slogans, including "We care", a reference to the controversial jacket first lady Melania Trump wore when she went to visit a migrant center for children on June 22. Keep fighting", the actress tweeted without offering any further details. In spite of her outspokenness against Mr. Trump's policies, the actress was heavily criticized by liberals for saying i... [Full Article...]

Fusillade dans les locaux d’un journal, au moins cinq morts — États-Unis

Fusillade dans les locaux d’un journal, au moins cinq morts — États-Unis Selon CBS News , le suspect interpellé refusait de dévoiler son identité aux autorités après son interpellation. Une fusillade s'est dérouléedans un journal à Annapolis, la capitale de l'Etat du Maryland, non loin de Washington, jeudi. La multiplication de ces tueries suscite un débat récurrent sur la dissémination des armes à feu dans le pays. La Maison-Blanche a fait savoir que le président... [Full Article...]

Watch Joe Crowley's Awesome Concession to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Watch Joe Crowley's Awesome Concession to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Like Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley is a woman of color challenging an incumbent white male lawmaker. Ocasio-Cortez grew up in a working class family in the Bronx. "She answered the call", he said, adding that people who know her are "collectively beaming with pride". Vote her in next, Massachusetts. When thinking about Ocasio-Cortez and her time in Boston, Lukes considered the proverb: Succes... [Full Article...]

17 states sue Trump — Travel ban

17 states sue Trump — Travel ban But Mr Trump had suggested the families would instead be detained together. Melania Trump will meet undocumented child immigrants this week, several days after a previous visit as lawmakers engage in high-stakes wrangling over immigration policy. [Full Article...]

European Union leaders fail to agree on migration deal

Italy wants more help from European Union countries in dealing with the arrival of migrants. Tsipras said any agreement with Germany would not have significant knock-on effects on Greece as only between 50 to 100 asylum seekers a month are crossing the country's northern border, according to the report. [Full Article...]

Sotomayor, in Dissent, Takes On Trump Travel Ban Tweets

Sotomayor, in Dissent, Takes On Trump Travel Ban Tweets Look, I get why the travel ban-revised after the original one was blocked by the courts-is so controversial, given that it's aimed at majority Muslim countries. As part of Tuesday's ruling, Roberts officially repudiated the 1944 internment ruling and he rejected the comparison, saying that the war-era practice was "objectively unlawful and outside the scope of presidential authority". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom parl.: British spies complicit in U.S. torture

United Kingdom parl.: British spies complicit in U.S. torture The committee found British intelligence officers were involved in incidents of mistreatment ranging from officers witnessing torture first-hand to passing on intelligence knowing it could be used in illegal interrogations. In 198 cases, they received intelligence obtained from detainees who they knew or should have suspected had been mistreated, the committee said. The ISC stated that, while th... [Full Article...]

Un restaurant canadien victime collatérale des partisans de la Maison Blanche

Un restaurant canadien victime collatérale des partisans de la Maison Blanche Rien à voir donc avec le Red Hen qui lui, est situé à Lexington en Virginie, État voisin de Washington. Mme Wilkinson a reconnu les faits. Elle faisait ainsi référence à la politique de "tolérance zéro " de M. Le vrai Red Hen de Lexington a lui aussi été inondé de critiques, mais aussi d'hommages. La porte-parole de la Maison Blanche, Sarah Sanders , a affirmé samedi avoir été mise à la por... [Full Article...]

Turquie: Erdogan assoit son pouvoir après sa victoire électorale

Turquie: Erdogan assoit son pouvoir après sa victoire électorale Je le féliciterais pour quoi? Son principal concurrent, le social-démocrate Muharrem Ince , arrive en deuxième position de la présidentielle avec 30,7%, et l'alliance anti-Erdogan formée par plusieurs partis d'opposition pour le volet législatif du scrutin récolte 34%, d'après les résultats partiels publiés par Anadolu. [Full Article...]

New mum Jacinda Ardern makes royal blunder outside hospital

New mum Jacinda Ardern makes royal blunder outside hospital Neve Te Aroha Ardern-Gayford with her parents, Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford . Ardern will take six weeks parental leave to care for Neve before Gayford, who hosts a fishing documentary series, will care for her at home full time. Baby Neve has already been re-named as the Prime Miniature in some circles. "It's just something really lovely in a world where so much is unfair that we're a... [Full Article...]

Najib, Rosmah and 'gift givers' to be quizzed soon in 1MDB probe

Najib, Rosmah and 'gift givers' to be quizzed soon in 1MDB probe According to the USA justice department , assets purchased using 1MDB money include a Picasso painting, luxury real estate in South California and NY, shares in a Hollywood production company and a $265 million yacht, and more than $200 million worth of jewellery - including a 22-carat pink diamond pendant and necklace. [Full Article...]

Sheriff: New Zealand man shot trying to enter teen's home

Sheriff: New Zealand man shot trying to enter teen's home He then attempted to enter, and eventually "he got a brick and attempted to break that door down", Sherriff Agnew said, adding that he "attempted to violently get inside her house". The pepper spray was found in his trousers pocket, the knife in a pocket in his black hoodie and the duct tape in the backpack, Agnew said. The mother then locked the door from the basement steps to the main house af... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of thousands attend Chicago Pride Parade

Hundreds of thousands attend Chicago Pride Parade He said the LGBTQ community needs to come together during "difficult situations". In the lead up to the parade, Ford was non-committal about whether he would attend, even saying he would consider marching if uniformed police were invited back. [Full Article...]

Apple and Samsung Finally Settle Design Patent Dispute

Apple and Samsung Finally Settle Design Patent Dispute Apple and Samsung have ended a years-long patent battle over copied iPhone design with an undisclosed settlement, according to a United States court filing Wednesday. Apple has previously said that its goal in taking Samsung to court wasn't about money but rather about protecting its homegrown innovations. This agreement only comes after a court sided with Apple in May, telling Samsung to hand o... [Full Article...]


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