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Trump arrives in North Dakota with Senate seat at stake

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement. "Radical Democrat protesters, they really want anarchy", he said. Heidi Heitkamp , a Democrat, faces a challenge from Rep. "It means the nominee must meet with senators, have a hearing and receive a thorough review of their record - just as we did with Justice Gorsuch, who I supported - which is critical for someone who could take a seat on the highest court in our land". Read More »

Trump gets prank called by comedian while on Air Force One

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The conversation included topics such as immigration and the separation of families at the border and the soon-to-be-vacated Supreme Court seat of Justice Anthony Kennedy . I can't say at my house because I have my kids this weekend & it's my last opportunity before I go the big house... that's my ex- wife's house, she got everything in the divorce. Read More »

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for the elimination of ICE

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Protesters taken into custody as officers face federal charges as barriers removed from Southwest Macadam Avenue building. "Then, at 5:30 a.m., they came out". The Detroit action followed a protest in Portland that forced a days-long shutdown of that city's ICE office. When he resigned , he said that it was because he did not want to lie for Trump. Read More »

Identity thief drains bank account of 112-year-old Texas man

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Fortunately, Overton's care, which costs $480 a day, is covered by a separate GoFundMe-linked account . Austinite, but more importantly, the nation's oldest living man is the victim of identity theft, his family confirmed Friday. "Hopefully justice will be done", Overton said after the incident. Cousin Volma OVerton said he and a friend are working on sorting out Richard's money issues. Read More »

Trump floats chief of staff replacements amid shake-up

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Kelly, a former general and head of Homeland Security before taking his current job a year ago, often clashed with Trump after being charged with bringing order to a White House that was often in disarray due to the president's shoot-from-the-hip style. Read More »

Over 1000 honour five killed in US newspaper office attack

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And remarks by politicians about the evils of the media that serve to discredit the news to provide cover for their own misdeeds and intemperate behavior will do nothing but increase the media's vigilance. Ramos is unemployed and lives alone, according to testimony presented at the hearing. Killed on Thursday were Rebecca Smith, a 34-year-old sales assistant, John McNamara, a 56-year-old editor and sports writer, Gerald Fischman, a 61-year-old editorial page editor, Wendi Winters, a ... Read More »

Trump travel ban: protesters demonstrate against SC’s ruling

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So this travel ban, by the third version, they had neutralized any anti-Muslim animus. "The [order] is expressly premised on legitimate purposes: preventing entry of nationals who can not be adequately vetted and inducing other nations to improve their practices", Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion . Read More »

Trump administration may detain migrant families longer than previously allowed

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They ended up at a Senate office building, where they sat on the floor with emergency blankets, like the ones some immigrants have been given at detention centers after crossing the U.S. "And reunify the children with their parents". "So I'm very concerned about this". Some 2000 children remain separated from their parents, despite President Donald Trump's executive order ending the controversial policy . Read More »

Why I drove 70 miles per hour with my ex-boyfriend on the hood

The story got even weirder when it became apparent that the man was actually talking on the phone - to the driver inside no less. "That guy is insane", she said. Francis said he and his on again-off again girlfriend, Patresha Isidore , share the Mercedes-Benz C300 seen in the video below. Just when you thought Florida couldn't get any crazier , a video has surfaced showing a man on the hood of a Mercedes traveling at approximately 70 miles per hour (112 km/h) on I-95. Read More »

Satellite images show North Korea upgrading nuclear facility

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If confirmed by the Senate, Harris will serve as Washington's top envoy to Seoul at a time when the allies have been seeking close coordination on a range of issues, including North Korea's nuclear weapons program and bilateral trade. "Both secret and Yongbyon facilities can continue operating and expand the fissile material stockpile", Vipin Narang, an associate professor of political science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who studies nuclear proliferation, told CNN. Read More »

Mattis assures South Korea on US troops, says commitment "ironclad"

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The US has publicly maintained its commitment to protect Japan and South Korea - both of which host tens of thousands of US troops - from North Korea's nuclear-armed military, but James Schoff, a former Pentagon Asia specialist now at the Carnegie Asia program, said: "They are increasingly concerned and anxious about the reliability of our reassurances". Read More »

Multiple shot at newspaper building in US

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The shooting happened at the Capital Gazette's offices in Annapolis, Md ., on Thursday afternoon, with Anne Arundel County Sheriff Ron Bateman saying there were 'multiple fatalities'. They also said numerous witnesses inside the building are also being interviewed. Marc Limansky, a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Police Department, said officers were searching the building while trying to get everyone out safely. Read More »

Italy blocks joint text on trade, defense at European Union summit

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Italy long held up any interim agreements at the summit unless it received concrete commitments the country would get help managing the waves of newcomers that arrive from across the Mediterranean. The summit breakthrough followed an animated speech by the chancellor on Thursday in the Bundestag, Germany's lower house of parliament. Gerhard Stahl, a visiting professor at the College of Europe, told Xinhua that the error of the EU's first reaction to the influx of migrants from Africa is to ... Read More »

Woman Falls Through Ceiling Trying To Escape Police

Owners of this Reddi Mart said Burke was with a man, identified by police as 28-year-old Richard Pariseau, who tried to use a stolen credit card at their store on Monday afternoon. As he lay twitching, Burke slipped out back. "I'm very proud of him", Chauhan said. A Canadian woman's attempt to evade police in connection with an allegedly fraudulent purchase came crashing down. Read More »

European Union agrees new migration plan after all-night talks

Malta said Norway had now also agreed to take a share. Humanitarian agencies and rights groups have denounced a hard-fought but vaguely-worded European Union deal on migration , announced just as another boat sinking off Libya led to the apparenet drowning of at least 100 people . Read More »

GOP compromise immigration bill fails in House

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With Republicans well placed to build on their Senate majority in the November midterms, Democrats will have little choice but to shift their focus from House to Senate races. McConnell's office said they do not typically comment on protests. House Republican leaders will start the coming week the same way they started last week: facing partywide insurrection over an immigration bill that has been repeatedly sabotaged by President Trump. Read More »

Another accident occurs on Otedola Bridge, many injured

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Remains of the victims are being extricated from the burnt vehicles while those who sustain severe injuries are being rushed to the nearby hospitals. A fresh accident has occurred along the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos, barely 24 hours after a tanker exploded around the same spot on Thursday . Read More »

The Capital Gazette Keeps Its Promise With Publication Day After Deadly Shooting

William Krampf, the acting chief of police for Anne Arundel County, said in a press conference that the shooting was a planned attack. "His intent was to cause harm". In his lawsuit, Ramos said the article contained false and defamatory statements, and injured his reputation. Chief Altomare also he confirmed that investigators used facial recognition technology to identify the suspect, but said previous reports that Ramos had mutilated his own fingertips to make identification more hard ... Read More »

Several dead in newsroom shooting in U.S. state

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Tom Marquardt, the newspaper's editor and publisher until 2012, said he and other Gazette employees anxious about how to stop Ramos' harassment. The Anne Arundel Police Department confirmed Thursday at 2:21 p.m. The wounded are being treated at two local medical centers, including Anne Arundel Medical Center. Renee Mutchnik, a spokeswoman for the Sun , said "we believe there are some injuries" but she did not immediately know how many. Read More »

At Least 5 People Killed in Maryland Newspaper Shooting

Ramos had a longstanding grudge against the newspaper and unsuccessfully sued it for defamation in 2012 over an article that reported how he harassed a former high school classmate, court records showed. A reporter for the Capital Gazette , Phil Davis , tweeted that a "gunman shot through the glass door to the office and opened fire on multiple employees". Read More »

Wisconsin hopes Foxconn will make it a digital hub, but skepticism abounds

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According to a press release from Foxconn, more than 200 Foxconn employees are expected to work at the center, where they will focus on developing applications for AI 8K+5G display technology that Foxconn is creating. "Harley Davidson, please build those attractive motorcycles in the US, please, OK?" 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 ... Read More »

Canada announces final list of retaliatory tariffs

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While opposition parties have so far largely backed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for standing up to Trump, their support could be tested once the USA tariffs start to bite. Freeland said she expected the negotiations would enter an intensive phase after a Mexican presidential election on July 1. Ottawa also unveiled Can$2 billion (US$1.5 billion) in aid for the two sectors and their 33,500 workers. Read More »

U.S. says India talks 'a priority' after postponing twice

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The US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who is on a 2-day maiden visit to India flaunted her Indian connection while addressing media on Thursday. Haley, a member of Trump's cabinet, said the postponement of the meeting in Washington had nothing to do with any policy issues. "We will be meeting Mr Ken Juster soon to discuss the matter in detail", he tweeted. Read More »

The Russian pop star behind controversial Donald Trump Jr

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Emin Agalarov, son of Russian oligarch Aras Agalarov, released the baffling clip on Tuesday. The music video , at first, appears nearly incriminating. Emin Agalarov appeared on tape at a meeting with Trump during the day on November 9 - the date of the pageant - and earlier that day, he filmed a music video in which Trump appeared, intoning the line that he made famous on his Apprentice reality show, "You're fired". Read More »

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

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Goochland County sheriff James Agnew said Skinner had "bad intent". Confiscated off his person were a knife, duct tape, and pepper spray. The mother warned him she had a gun, and after he allegedly broke through the glass and reached inside to unlock the door, she fired twice. Read More »

Capital Gazette Journalist Reports Live During Active Shooting

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Davis said that he was tweeting while waiting to be interviewed be police. "Can't say much more and don't want to declare anyone dead, but it's bad", he said. " A single shooter shot multiple people at my office, some of whom are dead ", he tweeted. Emergency personnel at Capital Gazette building in Annapolis, Maryland . Read More »

Ash from erupting volcano shuts airport in Indonesia's Bali

The ash cloud out of Mount Agung was reported to stretch to a height of 2000m, with white steam projecting from the volcano and a red glow as the sun came down. Today there were 30 tremors recorded from the volcano in the last six hours with authorities reporting activity from the site in the last few days. Read More »

Antwon Rose Protests Continue In Pittsburgh For Third Straight Night

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One of Rose's friends spoke of their friendship at the service. "Rose's family and friends, the residents of East Pittsburgh and all those affected by this tragedy". The killing of Rose has reignited the call to end what activists and community members call institutionalised racism among United States police forces. Read More »

Much-anticipated summit between Trump and Putin to go down July 16

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US President Donald Trump (right) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin talk during a family photo session at the Apec Leaders' Meeting in Da Nang, Vietnam, on Nov 11 past year. Kremlin Aide Yuri Ushakov earlier told reporters that the venue of the summit is convenient for both sides. The news has everyone talking about what the two will discuss and what impact the meeting might have on key US foreign policy issues. Read More »

Israeli missiles hit weapons depot near Damascus airport: monitor

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Waseem Kiwan, a 36-year old civilian in the village of Tafas north of Daraa city said nothing has been spared in the intensive bombing campaign. Syrian state news agency SANA said two Israeli missiles hit in the vicinity of Damascus International Airport in the early hours of Tuesday morning, without giving further details. Read More »

Women march through Washington against Trump's immigration policy

The mass protest was one of several demonstrations that erupted across the country, providing a taste of what is expected to be much larger demonstrations on Saturday called by the Women's March and the Center for Popular Democracy. "We're here to fight for our families to be free, to fight for the ability of our kids to be with their parents - not in cages, not in prison, but able to live their lives free, safe and secure", Jayapal said. Read More »

U.S. border agents halt migrant family prosecutions

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The family separations began because of the administration's 2-month-old "zero tolerance" policy of seeking to prosecute all adults who cross the border illegally, including those travelling with children. But the measure was widely expected to fail. Amid the mixed messages, the House of Representatives was on track to vote on Wednesday on a broad-based immigration bill that would bar the separation of migrant children from their parents. Read More »

Bali volcano eruption halts some flights, including from Singapore

Jetstar cancelled 10 flights to and from Bali, as Qantas also turned back to Melbourne and Sydney flights to the island, and cancelled two more. The AirAsia flight due to land at 7.30pm, QZ536, was the other Perth flight to be cancelled. Volcanic ash is hard and abrasive, and can damage propellers and turbo compressor blades, as well as scratching cockpit windows. New Zealand makeup artist Alison Brewer said "I think I just made it out of Bali. Read More »

Trump, Putin to Meet in Helsinki After NATO Summit

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But President Putin has issued his own warning that more missile strikes could cause global chaos. Bolton, who previous year called Russian election interference "a true act of war", seemed to comply with the Trump administration Wednesday , at least as far as any possible collusion between the president's 2016 campaign and Russian operatives. Read More »

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Says About the Rise of the Left

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Jeff Stein, a reporter for The Washington Post, used this image of Ocasio-Cortez tending bar last fall in NY and said, "Less than a year later, she defeated the likely next Speaker of the House". On Tuesday night, the impossible happened in New York City . "Our Caucus has been strengthened by his chairmanship, and by Chairman Crowley's relentless determination to defend the inclusive America symbolised by the Statue of Liberty", she added. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan clinches second term with majority vote

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With 96% of the votes for parliament counted, the president's AK Party leads with 42% of the votes, the state news agency Anadolu reports. Turkey's election council declared Erdogan the victor early on Monday. Erdogan had called surprise snap elections in April, 19 months ahead of schedule, in a move that analysts said was meant to catch the opposition off guard. Read More »

Cardi B Donates $8000 to Family of Boy Murdered in The Bronx

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The other six suspects, identified as Danel Fernandez , 21, Joniki Martinez , 24, Jose Muniz , 21, Manuel Rivera , 18, Santiago Rodriguez , 24, and Jose Tavarez, were arrested in Paterson, N.J. The suspects bolted and Guzman-Feliz tried to reach a nearby hospital on foot, but collapsed before arriving. Police said Guzman-Feliz knew the suspects and the stabbing may have been gang-related, though Guzman-Feliz-who had no criminal record-was not a part of a gang. Read More »

USA border agents halt migrant family prosecutions

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She was one of two parents at the news conference who said they asked if there was anything they could do to avoid being separated from their children . It means United States border agents who stop undocumented adult migrants accompanied by children will hand them a court summons and allow them to go on their way, rather than hold them in a detention facility. Read More »

President says GOP lawmakers should 'stop wasting time' on immigration

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Ryan said that President Barack Obama had 60 votes in the Senate and a large majority in the House "and did nothing" to solve immigration reform . "What is the goal of the House doing good immigration bills when you need 9 votes by Democrats in the Senate, and the Dems are only looking to Obstruct (which they feel is good for them in the Mid-Terms)", Trump said. Read More »

Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back

Can not accept all of the people trying to break into our Country. "I like the issue for election, too: Our issue is strong borders, no crime; their issue is open borders, let MS-13 all over our country", Trump told the state GOP convention in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Read More »

Trump Tries to Bypass Palestinian Leadership in Peace Push

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It's unknown if the USA is still pushing for its initial proposal, with Kushner, who has been on a Middle Eastern tour that included Jordan, Egypt and Qatar, saying that the countries' leaders made it clear to him that "they want to see a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital". Read More »

Thousands flee as flames race across dry rural California

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From there, fire crews from all over Lake County and Mendocino County reached the area from Spring Valley Road, Wolf Creek Road, and Quail Trail. The blaze had jumped the single road leading to the mainly residential community in a couple of places, said Dale Carnathan, emergency services manager for the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Read More »

Rescuers searching for 12 children trapped in flooded Thailand cave

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But officials told the Nation newspaper that they believed the players might be in dry section of the Tham Luang Nang Non cave, which is located in a national park. "I believe they're all still alive but they might be exhausted". He said the fact that the boys are athletes should help them endure the situation. Read More »

Mike Pompeo says won't put timeline on North Korea denuclearization steps

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Senior administration officials said that Pompeo was seeking an early meeting with his North Korean counterpart to begin discussions about next steps. Pompeo told CNN that Trump's decision to suspend United States military exercises in the region will continue "only so long as there is a good-faith negotiation progress, productive results being achieved". Read More »

Woman calls cops on girl selling water in front of apartment building

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Austin , who recently lost her job , told All the Moms blog that Jordan was trying to raise money outside their apartment building because she wanted to go to Disneyland . "I was completely stressed out at work and that's not an excuse". "I should have never confronted her". That was a mistake, a complete mistake. She said that her complaint had nothing to do with race. Read More »

Syrian military bombs Deraa, extending assault in southwest: rebel, monitor

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He has sent military reinforcements there for weeks, dropped flyers demanding rebels surrender, and escalated bombardment in recent days. Government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on Deraa city for the first time in almost a year on Monday, a rebel and a war monitor said, extending an assault in southwest Syria which has driven thousands from their homes. Read More »

Colbert Mocks Melania Trump's Jacket

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Mr Trump took to Twitter to defend his wife, blaming the media for the need to send a message. This did not stop many on social media from pointing out the irony, given how the FLOTUS had "hated to see families being separated at the border". Read More »