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Planned Parenthood Demands Special ‘Personal Liberty Standard’ for Trump Supreme Court Nominee

Planned Parenthood Demands Special ‘Personal Liberty Standard’ for Trump Supreme Court Nominee Wade and strike down the Affordable Care Act". Laguens, a lesbian who is raising triplet daughters with her partner , has become the public face of Planned Parenthood since the departure of the organization's former president Cecile Richards. [Full Article...]

Trump's latest US$200 billion China tariffs target consumers

Trump's latest US$200 billion China tariffs target consumers They expect the tariffs to be implemented, which is likely to further escalate the trade war resulting in $US450 billion worth of USA tariffs. All told, Trump has threatened eventually to slap tariffs on up to $550 billion in Chinese imports - more than China actually exported to the United States a year ago - if Beijing won't relent to US pressure and continues to retaliate. [Full Article...]

Pompeo Leaves N.Korea Empty-Handed

Pompeo Leaves N.Korea Empty-Handed Speaking to members of the U.S. South Korea approved a rare screening of North Korean movies at a local film festival on Tuesday, as a diplomatic thaw gains pace following two landmark summits between their leaders. But he added there remains work to be done. Kim ended Pompeo's visit on a positive note, telling the top U.S. diplomat just before he boarded his plane, "We will produce an outcome,... [Full Article...]

USA puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officials

USA puts fierce squeeze on breastfeeding policy, shocking health officials Ecuador backed down , and at least a dozen countries avoided the resolution out of fear of retaliation by the United States. "The failing NY Times Fake News story today about breast feeding must be called out", the president tweeted . The New York Times , meanwhile, published a piece that painted America as a bully. Starting infants out on a substitute in a maternity ward can make breastfeed... [Full Article...]

Indian court upholds death for 3 convicts for 2012 Delhi gang rape

Indian court upholds death for 3 convicts for 2012 Delhi gang rape Explaining that review jurisdiction is exercised by the court in case of "glaring omission or injustice", justice Ashok Bhushan decreed that the present case did not disclose any ground for interfere. Just four convicts have been executed in the last 25 years, including Dhananjoy Chatterjee in 2004 for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl. He walked out of a correction home in December 2015... [Full Article...]

These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)

These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE) Speaking to the Mirror , Southgate said that the team have discussed the 1966 World Cup winning team and what they mean to the country. "If England win I buy you dinner wherever you want in the world, but if Sweden wins you buy me whatever I want from Ikea, OK?" I thought we would but we never have. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh: Everything you need to know about Trump's Supreme Court pick

Brett Kavanaugh: Everything you need to know about Trump's Supreme Court pick He joined the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 2006. President Donald Trump made his final decision to nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday night. With Democrats determined to vigorously oppose Trump's choice, the Senate confirmation battle is expected to dominate the months leading up to November's midterm elections. [Full Article...]

Former Thai Navy Seal Given Military Honors After Dying During Cave Rescue

Former Thai Navy Seal Given Military Honors After Dying During Cave Rescue The boys also wrote they are doing well and missing their families. Officials say they are not ready to dive out yet following the death of a former Thai Navy SEAL who ran out of oxygen during the rescue mission. "No, not today", CNN quoted Narongsak Osottanakorn, the governor of Chiang Rai province as saying. And with any luck, perhaps even in time for them to watch the World Cup fina... [Full Article...]

Iranian General Soleimani Praises Rouhani for Threats Against World Oil Supply

Iranian General Soleimani Praises Rouhani for Threats Against World Oil Supply The statement sent a positive signal, while the meeting was shadowed by Iran's dissatisfaction with the European Union (EU)'s offer to secure its economic interests by anti-sanction measures. "We will not be able to compensate for everything that arises from companies pulling out of Iran", Heiko Maas told reporters before a round of talks among the remaining parties to the deal. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh has inside track for Trump's Supreme Court choice, sources say

Kavanaugh has inside track for Trump's Supreme Court choice, sources say Demand Justice, a new group helping coordinate liberal opposition to the pick, has started airing ads in ME and Alaska, part of $5 million it plans to spend nationally during the campaign. "It's a risk, when what a president really needs is a sure thing". Members of the federal judiciary are grown-ups with hefty credentials who know they are public figures and worked hard to get there. [Full Article...]

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago seeks to hire 61 foreign workers

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago seeks to hire 61 foreign workers Trump defended the practice of hiring foreign workers, telling MSNBC's "Morning Joe" it "is very hard to get people in Florida for seasonal jobs". The Mar-a-Lago club is just one example, Trump's golf club in NY and Trump Winery in Virginia also hired dozens of foreign workers. [Full Article...]

At least six protesters arrested after hanging banner from Statue of Liberty

At least six protesters arrested after hanging banner from Statue of Liberty But the group says no one else was aware she would climb the base. But her climb was not part of the planned protest and was done without the group's knowledge, Quinn said. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said in a statement . "In the beginning, she threatened to push us off, push the ladder off, but we stayed with her", Glacken said. [Full Article...]

Harry Kane, Dele Alli 'fitness concerns for quarter-final'

Harry Kane, Dele Alli 'fitness concerns for quarter-final' He then goes on to show off his vocal skills once more with a modified version of "Don't cry for me Argentina". Pickford deserved to have won the game a lot earlier on a tense night in Moscow . Much of the focus surrounding Brazil's challenge has inevitably been on Neymar. Courtois was not alone. It's February 2001 and England have just appointed Sven-Goran Eriksson as their manager aft... [Full Article...]

Trump plans to hold talks with Putin "tete-a-tete"

Trump plans to hold talks with Putin Peskov says, "President Putin feels absolutely comfortable in all formats that are comfortable for his interlocutors" and the Kremlin "doesn't rule out" such a meeting. The best outcome of the Helsinki summit, from the point of view of Putin's Russian Federation, is a new détente between the U.S. and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

N.Korea Suspected of Expanding Missile Plant

N.Korea Suspected of Expanding Missile Plant Sung Kim, an ambassador to South Korea between 2011 and 2014 and a nuclear negotiator with the North during previous talks, has taken on a key role in dialogue with Pyongyang in recent months. Pompeo last visited Pyongyang in May ahead of the Trump-Kim summit and traveled there secretly in early April while he was director of the Central Intelligence Agency. [Full Article...]

Trump Lowers White House Flags For Slain Journalists After Reportedly Denying Request

Trump Lowers White House Flags For Slain Journalists After Reportedly Denying Request The White House says Trump ordered the flags be lowered as soon as he learned of the Annapolis mayor's request. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders Tuesday said that the initial rejection of the request didn't come from the president himself. [Full Article...]

California wildfires turn San Francisco sky eerie yellow

California wildfires turn San Francisco sky eerie yellow Meanwhile, the Pawnee Fire , which broke out about a week-and-a-half ago in Lake County, has burned 14,900 acres and is now 80 percent contained. October fires in the wine regions of Napa and Sonoma valleys, north of San Francisco, killed some 40 people, razed some 245,000 acres of forest and scrub, and destroyed more than 7,000 homes and buildings. [Full Article...]

Wildfire near Warm Springs prompts evacuations, Highway 26 reopened

Wildfire near Warm Springs prompts evacuations, Highway 26 reopened In Colorado , more than 2,500 homes were under evacuation orders as firefighters battled more than half a dozen wildfires around the state. Cal-Fire said the fire spread to 72,500 acres Tuesday night; almost the size of Sacramento. Small pets were welcome at the evacuation center. Smoke rises in distance from County Fire near County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon in this #CountyFir... [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez buried under more than 1,000 media requests after primary win

Ocasio-Cortez buried under more than 1,000 media requests after primary win At a glance, numerous Justice Democrats have tougher primaries than Ocasio-Cortez. In just six days since Ocasio-Cortez's victory , Harris has netted more than $15,000 from 429 donors from 41 states and the District of Columbia - nearly as much as she had raised since the start of her campaign. [Full Article...]

6 kids stabbed at birthday party; suspect wanted revenge, police say

6 kids stabbed at birthday party; suspect wanted revenge, police say Bones said there was no evidence that the attack was a hate crime. The Idaho Statesman newspaper said the apartment complex catered to low-income families and was run by a Boise nonprofit. "We must come together to condemn this vile act". Kinner, who has been charged with nine counts of aggravated battery and 6 counts of injuring a child, had previously been convicted for numerous crimes and... [Full Article...]


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