• White House builds Supreme Court confirmation team
White House builds Supreme Court confirmation team

Supreme Court Justice this Monday and already outside groups from both sides of the political aisle are committing millions of dollars in advertisements surrounding what is expected to be a lengthy and rancorous confirmation battle. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska to vote against Trump's nominee. The Supreme Court legalized abortion in 1973, but ant...

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  • Trump says he'll bring up election meddling with Putin
Trump says he'll bring up election meddling with Putin

Asked by reporters whether he was considering - as has been reported - dropping Washington's opposition to the 2014 land grab, Trump said: " We're going to have to see ". Last week, he tweeted that " Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with meddling in our election ", while at the same time attacking the Federal Bureau of Investigati...

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  • Redoine Faid uses helicopter getaway in French prison escape
Redoine Faid uses helicopter getaway in French prison escape

It was certainly a very well-prepared [prison break]", French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said during a news conference Sunday outside the prison. All the hostages were released unharmed. Redoine Faid , France's notorious gangster dramatically flew away from a prison after his associates hitched him a ride in a hijacked helicopter.

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

A source familiar with China-North Korea relations explained that such a request for security carries the implication that "China will clearly support and defend the regime if the dictatorship is shaken by an influx of information and other factors as it implements economic reforms and opens up its economic system".

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  • Donald Trump slams Democrats' push to abolish ICE
Donald Trump slams Democrats' push to abolish ICE

In a following tweet , he says abolition will "never happen!" He will lead ICE as the Trump administration deals with scrutiny over the separation of immigrant children from their relatives at the US southern border. They carried signs with slogans like "We are all immigrants" as they chanted "Love, not hate, makes America great". The separati...

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  • Smucker Statement on Border Security and Immigration Reform Act
Smucker Statement on Border Security and Immigration Reform Act

Wednesday's bill - negotiated between hardline anti-immigrant and more moderate Republican factions - is considered a "compromise" compared to last week's failed conservative legislation slashing even legal immigration . As such, and through a purely Irish reform lens, neither bill would have met the criteria necessary to be dubbed a true co...

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  • Trump administration to use review panel to curb China tech investments
Trump administration to use review panel to curb China tech investments

The measures passed with strong bipartisan support in both chambers.On Tuesday, the House bill was approved 400 to 2. The Chinese government had expressed its concerns over the reports amid fears that they would escalate tensions between the two sides amid the current stand-off over tariffs.

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  • Heitkamp visits White House after Trump campaigns against her in Fargo
Heitkamp visits White House after Trump campaigns against her in Fargo

Then the president begged Democrats to "please, please" keep Pelosi as their party leader 'and please keep Maxine Waters on the air as your face and your mouthpiece for the Democrat Party'. But Heitkamp, one of the most vulnerable incumbents seeking re-election this year, is considered a moderate who is one of the least reliably partisan Democr...

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  • Two die after blast at Zimbabwe presidential rally - state newspaper
Two die after blast at Zimbabwe presidential rally - state newspaper

Kembo Mohadi suffered leg injuries, and Constantino Chiwenga had slight facial bruises, state media said. "As a long standing friend of Zimbabwe , Kenya sends its message of goodwill to President Emerson Mnangagwa and the people of the Republic of Zimbabwe, and urges restraint during the campaign and electioneering period because political com...

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  • Third night in hospital for PM and daughter
Third night in hospital for PM and daughter

Although she will become the first elected world leader to take maternity leave - and only the second to have a child while in office - Ms Ardern has played down the significant global attention she's received as a role model. The couple announced the birth of their baby girl Thursday on Instagram , saying they feel "very lucky". "Sleep deprived...

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  • Uber operator was watching `The Voice' before fatal self-driving crash
Uber operator was watching `The Voice' before fatal self-driving crash

Ms Herzberg, who had been walking her bike, died from her injuries in hospital. The Volvo was traveling at about 40 miles per hour in the lane nearest the curb and never braked. The crash dealt Uber a major setback in its efforts to develop self-driving cars, and the company closed its autonomous auto testing programme in Arizona after the incide...

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  • English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins annual World's Ugliest Dog contest
English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins annual World's Ugliest Dog contest

Dogs in the competition flaunt their imperfections as they walk down a red carpet with their owners. With a seemingly three-inch-long lolling tongue and a jutting jaw, Zsa Zsa prevailed over 13 other contestants in the Ugliest Dog contest, a mainstay of the fair for more than 30 years.

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  • Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May
Hundreds of kids reunited with families since May

It's a ZARA jacket that retails for about $40. The first lady's visit comes as President Donald Trump's administration has separated members of families that cross United States borders illegally, sending thousands of children to holding camps around the country .

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  • Trump decries 'invaders' entering US from Mexico
Trump decries 'invaders' entering US from Mexico

The legislation has taken on new urgency as the executive order appears to be temporary and is expected to face legal challenges in connection with the Flores agreement, a landmark 21-year-old court settlement under which immigrant minors can be detained no longer than 20 days.

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  • Priest loses temper & slaps toddler during baptism
Priest loses temper & slaps toddler during baptism

The disturbing video has been circulated on social media, but it is still unclear where it was filmed. Eventually, the priest grabs the baby by the chin and delivers a firm slap across the baby's face. Second, there was [no] reason to slap a child like that. The publication notes that he's obviously freaked out due to the fact that the child ...

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  • Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families
Confusion swirls on border after Trump reversal on families

An ICE officer replied in a note in English: "I do not have this information". He then called out Rep. Paul Ryan , as well as many other Republicans, for being one of the "president's poodles" before dishing out a harsh indictment of the Republican's lack of response to the family separation policy.

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  • President Trump Slams Mainstream Media Over N. Korea Summit Coverage
President Trump Slams Mainstream Media Over N. Korea Summit Coverage

They're blowing it up. Trump hailed a "tremendous success" following a landmark summit between him and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un earlier this month in Singapore-the first-ever meeting between a sitting USA president and a North Korean ruler.

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  • Murder suspect arrested in investigation into death of rapper XXXTentacion
Murder suspect arrested in investigation into death of rapper XXXTentacion

ET when XXXTentacion was pronounced dead in the Miami suburb of Deerfield Beach . XXXTentacion , whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy , was shot and killed in Deerfield Beach, Florida, on Monday when two armed suspects approached his vehicle as he was leaving RIVA Motorsports.

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  • Obama calls for end to the ‘cruelty’ of family separations
Obama calls for end to the ‘cruelty’ of family separations

Prior to Trump's remarks, White House aides refused to comment on rumors of an executive order and Republicans on Capitol Hill seemingly had no knowledge of a coming executive action. Senate Republicans on Tuesday moved to end a political crisis inflicted on the party by President Trump by voicing support for an immigration bill that would end th...

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  • Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends In Crash, Killing At Least 5 Immigrants
Texas Border Patrol Chase Ends In Crash, Killing At Least 5 Immigrants

At the time of the crash, a Dimmit County sheriff's deputy had taken over pursuit from Border Patrol. The chase had reached speeds topping 100 miles per hour, the sheriff added. " We've seen this many, many times, in not only this county but other counties along the border ", Boyd said. "It's a problem". "The United States", he said, "will not ...

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