• Trevor Noah: Justice Kennedy Kills Progressives’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Primary Win Euphoria
Trevor Noah: Justice Kennedy Kills Progressives’ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Primary Win Euphoria

She's being described as the future of the Democratic Party . Progressive millennial candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat New York Democratic incumbent Rep. "The idea that we are not supposed to talk about people dying when they are engaging in political expression just really moved me". Interviewed in Vogue on Monday, Ocasio-Cortez said ...

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  • Bolton visits Russian Federation ahead Trump-Putin Summit
Bolton visits Russian Federation ahead Trump-Putin Summit

It is also likely to go down badly among foreign and domestic critics who question Mr Trump's commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and fret over his desire to rebuild relations with Moscow even as Washington tightens sanctions.

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  • Mexican state police detain, disarm town’s entire police force
Mexican state police detain, disarm town’s entire police force

Juarez was shot dead on Thursday, and was competing for the center-left Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), which governs the long-troubled state. More than 3,000 posts at the local and regional levels are at stake as Mexicans will go to the polls to elect a new president, senators and members of the Chamber of Deputies.

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  • Cleaver: ‘There will be an insurgency’ in House Democratic caucus
Cleaver: ‘There will be an insurgency’ in House Democratic caucus

During the campaign , Ocasio-Cortez argued Crowley had lost touch with his constituents and was too close to corporate donors. It was a long shot, but it was at least a way to build a political movement. She seeks to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and supports universal health care and a federal jobs guarantee programme. ...

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upsets Joe Crowley in NY congressional primary
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez upsets Joe Crowley in NY congressional primary

Born in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez said she chose to challenge Crowley to push a more progressive stance on economic and other issues. Less than a year ago, Ocasio-Cortez was working as a bartender to help support her working-class family.

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  • Listen to distraught DNC members learn that Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring
Listen to distraught DNC members learn that Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring

He has written all the court's major gay-rights decisions, including the 2015 ruling that declared same-sex marriage is a constitutional right nationwide. A list of 25 potential nominees was released shortly thereafter featuring the names of judges who could be selected for a nomination should another justice step down.

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  • No, Ocasio-Cortez's victory isn't bad for the Democratic Party
No, Ocasio-Cortez's victory isn't bad for the Democratic Party

Crowley had been considered a candidate to become the next House speaker if Democrats win the majority in November. California Rep. Linda Sanchez already has said she's interested. bureau chief for The Intercept . "The fact that in a very progressive district in NY it went more progressive than. well, Joe CrowleyJoseph (Joe) CrowleyCrowley...

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  • Malaysia police say seized $273 million in valuables from ex-PM Najib
Malaysia police say seized $273 million in valuables from ex-PM Najib

Singh said 22 officials used six machines over three days to count the cash seized, adding that this was the country's biggest ever seizure. Police Commissioner Amar Singh confirmed that in the raids on six properties linked to Najib and his wife Rosmah Mansor, as part of the 1MDB investigation, the police seized a treasure trove of expensive g...

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  • Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court, giving Trump a second pick
Anthony Kennedy to retire from Supreme Court, giving Trump a second pick

Kennedy was born on July 23, 1936, which will make him 82 years old when he retires on July 31. Kennedy concurred with the majority , allowing the ban to stand and finding no evidence of anti-Muslim animus in the official presidential Proclamation that bars entry to residents of six predominantly-Muslim nations and some Venezuelans.

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  • Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport, Syrian state media claims
Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport, Syrian state media claims

Reports say that two Israeli missiles fired by Israel have landed near Damascus International Airport late Monday . When contacted by AFP , a spokesman for the Israeli army said: "We do not comment on foreign reports". In a statement released, the IDF said that it was "aware of what is taking place, and views the infrastructure work as the post ...

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  • Macron backs sanctions on European Union states that refuse migrants
Macron backs sanctions on European Union states that refuse migrants

The meeting, which began amid a flurry of mutual fingerpointing by France and Italy, is seen as crucial for German Chancellor Angela Merkel , who faces her own political crisis at home . All EU leaders agree they must further curb immigration by working with third countries, though that often proves slow. Still, most respondents from across G...

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  • Family Separations Stop, but Only Temporarily, Warns White House
Family Separations Stop, but Only Temporarily, Warns White House

Legislation asking Gov. John Bel Edwards to recall Louisiana National Guard troops at the border until families who entered illegally are reunited with their children has fizzled. "The U.S. government never had any plan to reunite these families that were separated", Sandoval-Moshenberg said, and now it is "scrambling to undo this awful thing that ...

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  • Trump compares people entering US to 'invaders'
Trump compares people entering US to 'invaders'

Almost two dozen Nevada groups in a progressive alliance tried unsuccessfully last week to persuade the national school law enforcement group hosting the conference to withdraw its invitation to Sessions. Right now, Senate Democrats don't think they'll pay a political price for forcing Trump back to the status quo ante . Theresa Cardinal Brown o...

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  • Innocent Bronx teen tried to hide in bodega after stabbing attack
Innocent Bronx teen tried to hide in bodega after stabbing attack

The NYPD released a statement on Sunday saying that they're in the process of interviewing suspects. "Upon arrival, officers were informed that a 15-year-old male was involved in a dispute with a group of males in front of the location, prior to being stabbed in the neck", police said.

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  • Pawnee Fire: Evacuations mandatory as Lake County fire continues to burn
Pawnee Fire: Evacuations mandatory as Lake County fire continues to burn

Last year, the county was among those ravaged by a string of fires that ripped through Northern California wine country. Sioux Lookout Fire # 23, which was discovered on June 20, is not under control, and has burned 132 hectares in an area about 20 kilometres southwest of Weagamow First Nation.

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  • Pompeo: No timeline for North Korean denuclearization
Pompeo: No timeline for North Korean denuclearization

The actual cost of the summit which saw American President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meeting here in Singapore earlier this month has been revealed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). On Monday, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said defense officials would only speak to military-related aspects of negotiations on North...

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  • Trump Attacks 'Filthy' Restaurant That Refused To Serve His Press Secretary
Trump Attacks 'Filthy' Restaurant That Refused To Serve His Press Secretary

On Monday morning, the administration doubled down on the ethics violations, with Donald Trump joining in to use his Twitter account, which he uses for official White House business, to also attack the restaurant, calling it dirty and in need of a paint job.

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  • White House says it knows locations of all migrant children in custody
White House says it knows locations of all migrant children in custody

He calls the alternative, open borders, "both radical and risky". The White House has not said whether the president's tweets amount to anything more than just an expression of his opinion on how undocumented immigrants should be handled at the southern border, considering any implementation of such a policy would nearly certainly trigger leg...

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  • ‘Making A Murderer’ Subject Denied U.S. Supreme Court Appeal
‘Making A Murderer’ Subject Denied U.S. Supreme Court Appeal

Today, HRC released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court of the United States' decision to send the case of Arlene's Flowers v. According to court documents , "investigators repeatedly claimed to already know what happened ... and assured Dassey that he had nothing to worry about".

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  • Melania 'deliberatelty' wore 'I don't care' jacket to meet child migrants
Melania 'deliberatelty' wore 'I don't care' jacket to meet child migrants

A group of immigrant rights protesters has blocked a bus carrying immigrant children outside a U.S. -Mexico border processing facility. Jessica Tarlov argued that the president actually wants this type of coverage to dominate the news cycle, so he can criticize the media later for reporting on the jacket instead of her visit.

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  • Woman poisons housewarming food for revenge; 5 dead, 80 hospitalised
Woman poisons housewarming food for revenge; 5 dead, 80 hospitalised

Soon after the dinner, the family members and other guests complained of stomach aches and began to vomit incessantly. He further added that other three patients at DY Patil hospital in Nerul were discharged on Thursday night. The woman, arrested in the Raigad district on Friday, committed the crime over constant taunts from her husband's family ...

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  • Protesters briefly block bus leaving migrant detention center in Texas
Protesters briefly block bus leaving migrant detention center in Texas

The Trump administration has released its plan for reuniting children who have been separated from their parents as a result of the president's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, but in a fact sheet issued on Saturday, it provided no timeline for when those reunifications will happen.

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  • Toronto Pride Parade to kick off amid tensions between LGBTQ community, police
Toronto Pride Parade to kick off amid tensions between LGBTQ community, police

Here's what 2018's Pride March looked like. "Pride has always been about heavy politics and rebelling against system that doesn't want us to exist", marcher Dylan Cooke said. In a heavily Democratic city where gay voters matter, Johnson was not the only politician taking part: Also marching were Mayor Bill de Blasio, US Senator Chuck Schumer and Ne...

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  • USA tells Syria rebels not to expect help against army assault
USA tells Syria rebels not to expect help against army assault

Russia, which along with Iran backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the seven-year civil war, has in other areas played a key role in the success of government forces' campaigns by providing key air cover. "We are on the ground and steadfast", said Abu Ayham, a field commander with Ahrar al Ashaer rebel group. Russian warplanes that were crit...

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  • Social media light up after restaurant dissed Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Social media light up after restaurant dissed Sarah Huckabee Sanders

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders's affirmation of being booted from a Virginia restaurant may be an ethics violation because it was confirmed from an official government Twitter account. This feels like the moment in our democracy when people have to make uncomfortable actions and decisions to uphold their morals". "This ap...

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