• What Trump's pick of Kavanaugh for Supreme Court means for tech

    What Trump's pick of Kavanaugh for Supreme Court means for tech

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    He also worked in the solicitor general's office in the George H.W. Bush administration before clerking for recently retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy . After Republicans won control of the Senate in 2014, McConnell became leader — and the confirmation of Obama's nominees started grinding to halt. "Looking forward to announcing my final decision", Trump said Sunday evening on Twitter.
  • North Korea Calls U.S. Diplomatic Posture ‘Regrettable’

    North Korea Calls U.S. Diplomatic Posture ‘Regrettable’

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    At the same time the USA state department was forced to deny reports Mr Pompeo gave Kim Jong Un a CD of Elton John's Rocket Man - a playful reference to Donald Trump's nickname for the North Korean leader. It says pressure will remain until North Korea denuclearizes, but in statements this week, it redefined the USA goal as "the final, fully verified denuclearization " of the country.
  • Woman poisoned with nerve agent in England dies

    Woman poisoned with nerve agent in England dies

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    In a statement , the Met Police said the possibility the poisoning of the Skripals and Ms Sturgess and Mr Rowley are linked is a "clear line of inquiry". The man who became sick is still critically ill and in the hospital. Dozens of detectives are working on the investigation, which is being led by the Counter Terrorism Policing Network, as well as officers from the Wiltshire Police Department.
  • Rescue efforts for boys trapped in Thai cave begin

    Rescue efforts for boys trapped in Thai cave begin

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    Narongsak said that there was no time limit on the rescue and that its progress would depend on weather and conditions inside the cave, but expected it to last through Monday. The Thai official in Sunday night's news conference said rescue workers need "about 10 hours" to prepare for next operation. U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday morning, "The U.S.is working very closely with the government of Thailand to help get all of the children out of the cave and to safety".
  • Trump to visit Britain next week

    Trump to visit Britain next week

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    Prime Minister Theresa May will then host Trump and First Lady, Melania Trump , for a black-tie dinner at Blenheim Palace in the evening. The couple will spend Friday night at the US Ambassador's London residence Winfield House , in Regent's Park .
  • Pakistan court convicts former prime minister Sharif in corruption case

    Pakistan court convicts former prime minister Sharif in corruption case

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    Each has also received a £8 million and £2 million fine respectively, as the Avenfield Reference case came to an astonishing conclusion today at the Federal Judicial Complex. . A copy of the verdict said the Sharif family had failed to prove a legal source of income for the purchase of Avenfield apartments in 1993, 1995 and 1996.
  • United Nations to discuss violence, refugees in southwest Syria

    United Nations to discuss violence, refugees in southwest Syria

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    Israel beefed up its tank and artillery deployment on the Golan Heights frontier with Syria on Sunday, cautioning Damascus' forces to keep a distance as they sweep rebel-held areas over the border. Haq said the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights had urged Jordan to open its border and for other countries in the region to welcome the civilian refugees.
  • Alleged sexual abuse victim sends emails to Ohio Rep

    Alleged sexual abuse victim sends emails to Ohio Rep

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    More immediately, Mr. Jordan has stepped forward as one of President Trump's most visible, aggressive and undaunted defenders in the House, helping lead a Republican counterinvestigation of those F.B.I. Trafford said Perkins Coie followed up on the May emails with a June 12 phone call that Jordan appears also not to have received. Strauss died in 2005.
  • Top Supreme Court candidates' views on abortion under scrutiny

    Top Supreme Court candidates' views on abortion under scrutiny

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    The 1973 ruling legalized abortion across America. Trump said he was working from a list of 25 conservative nominees the White House released last November, and the Center has requested disclosures for all of them. It will also appear in Google and Twitter searches. "They're going to get beaten so badly", Trump said. His departure likely gives the court a conservative majority.
  • Trump admin overturns Obama policy to encourage racial diversity in schools, colleges

    Trump admin overturns Obama policy to encourage racial diversity in schools, colleges

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    In 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld that race can be a consideration for college admissions , following an argument by a white woman who felt discriminated against in her application to a University of Texas program in 2008. MJ: How does this action compare to what other Republican administrations have done in the past? "We need to learn more specifically what the implications of this reported change in policies means for higher education and in particular for our institution", ...
  • Austria To Lift Iranian Diplomat’s Immunity Over Alleged Bomb Plot

    Austria To Lift Iranian Diplomat’s Immunity Over Alleged Bomb Plot

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    But Iran's foreign minister dismissed the alleged plot as a "false flag ploy" created to overshadow Rouhani's tour. The top diplomats of Britain, China, France, Germany and Russian Federation will join Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in the Austrian capital, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported, for their first talks together on the deal since Washington pulled out earlier this year.
  • Malaysia's Attorney-General hints at more charges relating to 1MDB

    Malaysia's Attorney-General hints at more charges relating to 1MDB

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    Najib thwarted corruption allegations for three years after revelations in 2015 that hundreds of millions of dollars from troubled state fund 1MDB were diverted to his personal accounts. Najib, who spent the night in lockup, arrived at 8.20 a.m. (0020 GMT) at the court complex in Malaysia's capital of Kuala Lumpur , wearing a dark blue suit and a red tie.
  • Ramos reveals the reason why Spain crashed out of World Cup

    Ramos reveals the reason why Spain crashed out of World Cup

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    The former Arsenal star said he could not understand how a team with so many players from Barcelona and Real Madrid have exited the competition so early. Iniesta also thanked the coaches and the Spanish Football Federation for their support throughout his global career and signed off by praising his family.
  • Merkel Backs Down, Agreeing to Stem Flow of Refugees Into Germany

    Merkel Backs Down, Agreeing to Stem Flow of Refugees Into Germany

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    Rebel interior minister Horst Seehofer withdrew his threat to resign after the German chancellor agreed to tighten controls on the Austrian border by setting up transit centres to deal with migrants. To politically survive, Merkel could attempt a minority government, seek a new coalition partner in the ecologist Greens or pro-business Free Democrats, or orchestrate a no-confidence vote in parliament that could trigger new elections.
  • Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill DeBlasio Call To Abolish ICE

    Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill DeBlasio Call To Abolish ICE

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    Schwab also defended ICE agents during an interview on "The Van Jones Show", which airs at 7 p.m., ET, on Sunday, saying , "These are parents themselves". "You know ICE, these are the guys that go in and take MS-13, and they take them out", Trump added . Two of Trump's tweets were about ICE. The lawyer sustained a broken foot and several cuts.
  • Delhi: 11 of a family found hanging in Burari

    Delhi: 11 of a family found hanging in Burari

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    The bodies were blind-folded and gagged, and were found hanging from the ceiling of the house opposite Guru Govind Singh Hospital. Detectives are now probing whether the family died by suicide or were killed, he said. and the investigation is on. He alerted the other neighbours and informed the police. The entire area has been cordoned off. Police are yet to give further details.
  • Authorities move to reopen ICE facility in SW Portland

    Authorities move to reopen ICE facility in SW Portland

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    Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have in common with almost 20 U.S. This week, Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., said he plans to introduce legislation to eliminate the agency. "The mistreatment of immigrant children and families is one of the most urgent crises we face", Gillibrand said in a statement announcing the new position.
  • President Trump Holds Rally in North Dakota

    President Trump Holds Rally in North Dakota

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    We need so many things", Trump said . He is expected to appear in support of GOP Representative Kevin Cramer , who is running for election in the Senate and is looking to flip the seat of Democrat incumbent Heidi Heitkamp . "That's why he did it", Trump said of Kennedy's decision to retire during his presidency. He later shared a picture of the North Dakota crowd, tweeting the caption: "Thank you North Dakota".
  • Swing-vote Justice Kennedy retires from US Supreme Court

    Swing-vote Justice Kennedy retires from US Supreme Court

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    Such a dramatic ruling may not be immediately likely, but a more conservative court might be more willing to sustain abortion restrictions. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy confirmed Wednesday what had already been long-rumored in Washington, D.C.: his plans to retire.
  • Israel says Gaza baby's family paid to blame army for…

    Israel says Gaza baby's family paid to blame army for…

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    Nabil Sha'ath, a former PA foreign minister who now serves as an "international affairs adviser" to Abbas, accused Kushner and Greenblatt of "working on behalf of Israel in the White House". The US duo have not met with Palestinian officials, who froze all contact with US officials following the Trump administration's December recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.