• Experts Say New SCOTUS Justice Spells End to Legal Abortion
Experts Say New SCOTUS Justice Spells End to Legal Abortion

Wade decision, which established a woman's right to abortion. Trump said he would interview six to seven candidates in total. Dean Heller in Nevada, a state that voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, cast the fight as key to the "future of the Supreme Court " and knocked Heller as nothing more than a "rubber stamp" for Trump who could "jeopardiz...

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  • Multiple fatalities reported in shooting at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, officials say
Multiple fatalities reported in shooting at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, officials say

He added that more than 170 people had been escorted safely from the building, which houses other businesses. Trump is due to campaign next week in Montana on behalf of Republicans including congressman Greg Gianforte, who pleaded guilty to assaulting a Guardian reporter a year ago after lying about it to police.

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  • Trump, Putin set to hold summit in 'third country'
Trump, Putin set to hold summit in 'third country'

The Finnish capital of Helsinki is being considered as a location for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin , a senior U.S. -Russian relations are at a low point and offered his opinion that this was mostly a function of American political infighting. "We can not boast about a wealth of bilateral con...

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  • Murphy, Blumenthal Want Supreme Court Vote After Midterms
Murphy, Blumenthal Want Supreme Court Vote After Midterms

A traditional conservative, he advanced gay rights, reinforced abortion rights and erased political spending limits. Heitkamp, who previous year supported Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch , is again vulnerable in this GOP-heavy state.

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  • Hundreds arrested at Washington protest over Trump immigration policy
Hundreds arrested at Washington protest over Trump immigration policy

The police said those arrested were being released after they were processed. "Free families!" and " This is what democracy looks like " were among their cries. About 575 people, mostly women, were charged with demonstrating unlawfully. "Women across the country are horrified as we see our government violating the rights of women, separating fami...

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  • Trump expects to meet Putin during trip to Europe in July
Trump expects to meet Putin during trip to Europe in July

Trump denies wrongdoing and calls the investigation a "witch hunt". So far, Trump and Putin have not held a full bilateral meeting, although two times have talked about taking advantage of multilateral forums and have spoken on phone a minimum of eight times.

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  • Multiple people shot at newspaper in Maryland
Multiple people shot at newspaper in Maryland

CNN reports that there are at least five fatalities and multiple other injuries. State's Attorney Wes Adams said that Ramos led a "coordinated attack" that included barricading the back door of the building. "This attack shocked the conscience of our nation and filled our heats with grief", he said. A violent attack on innocent journalists d...

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  • Judge revokes death sentence of teenager charged with killing rapist husband
Judge revokes death sentence of teenager charged with killing rapist husband

The teenager said she was betrothed at the age of 16 but refused to accept the union and sought refuge with a relative for three years. "The next morning he tried to rape her again but she managed to escape to the kitchen where she grabbed a knife".

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  • GOP compromise immigration bill defeated on House floor
GOP compromise immigration bill defeated on House floor

The compromise bill addressed the controversial family separations and the so-called dreamers. The U.S.is holding more than 2,000 children who were separated from their parents in recent weeks, but has been slow in reuniting them with their parents in the days after Trump, in the biggest policy reversal of his 17-month presidency, ended the b...

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  • 9 killed in Lagos tanker fire, 54 vehicles burnt
9 killed in Lagos tanker fire, 54 vehicles burnt

In all of this, I am happy that our response team has been up and running. A fuel tanker has exploded on Otedola Bridge inward the Berger area of Lagos, with many people burnt to death and several vehicles burnt. He called for the co-operation of all citizens with the officials of the agencies to restore the situation to normalcy. There were 45 c...

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  • India should rethink relationship with Iran: Nikki Haley
India should rethink relationship with Iran: Nikki Haley

The US embassy in New Delhi said in a statement on Thursday that the reasons for the postponement were "entirely unrelated to the bilateral relationship" and that the "US-India partnership is a major strategic priority for the Trump Administration ".

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  • Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again
Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again

Volcanic ash can damage aircraft engines, clog fuel and cooling systems, and affect visibility. Mt Agung is about 70km northeast of Bali's tourist hotspot of Kuta. A Jetstar flight - co-listed as JQ116 and QF275 - to Singapore via Denpasar was also cancelled. "Denpasar Airport is now closed and we are monitoring the advice from the Volcanic Ash...

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  • Over 500 arrested at US Capitol as women protest border separations
Over 500 arrested at US Capitol as women protest border separations

Protesters were processed on site and released, according to a statement from Capitol Police. United States Capitol Police charged almost 575 individuals with "unlawfully demonstrating", according to a Capitol Police statement Thursday. As they marched along Pennsylvania Avenue, past the Trump International Hotel, the crowd began to chant, "Sham...

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  • EU Slaps Sanctions on 7 Myanmar Officials Over Repression
EU Slaps Sanctions on 7 Myanmar Officials Over Repression

Myanmar said one of the seven sanctioned officials, Lieutenant General Aung Kyaw Zaw, was permitted to resign his post in May. The 13 included five officers sanctioned on Monday by the European Union and Canada. Neither the government nor the military were immediately available for comments on Wednesday. Myanmar has previously rejected calls fo...

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  • Putin, Trump to meet in Helsinki on July 16
Putin, Trump to meet in Helsinki on July 16

Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov, speaking after Putin met U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton in the Kremlin, said the summit would take place in a mutually convenient third country and that several more weeks were needed to prepare for it.

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  • Bali flights cancelled as Mount Agung erupts again
Bali flights cancelled as Mount Agung erupts again

Its last major eruption in 1963 killed around 1,600 people. The regional volcanic ash advisory centre in Darwin, Australia, said winds could carry the ash southwest toward Java, Indonesia's most densely populated island. The agent said it was important customers did not assume that all flights would be cancelled. Bali airport was operating norm...

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  • At least five dead: Shooting at U.S. newsroom
At least five dead: Shooting at U.S. newsroom

The suspect appears to have damaged his fingertips to try to avoid detection and is refusing to cooperate with law enforcement, Baltimore TV station WJZ and other local media reported . "But I'm gonna need more than a couple days of news coverage and some thoughts and prayers because it's - our whole lives have been shattered". The Baltimore S...

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  • 18 attorneys general sue Trump administration over migrant family separation
18 attorneys general sue Trump administration over migrant family separation

In a series of tweets fired off on Sunday, US President Donald Trump described people entering the country from Mexico as "invaders" trying to "break into the country", and suggested sending them back to their country of origin without legal proceedings.

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  • Media frowning in disapproval as high court upholds Trump travel ban
Media frowning in disapproval as high court upholds Trump travel ban

The travel ban was among the court's biggest cases this term and the latest in a string of 5-4 decisions in which the conservative side of the court, bolstered by the addition of Gorsuch a year ago, prevailed. Mr Trump followed up with a statement at the White House , claiming the decision was "a moment of profound vindication" for his policy....

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  • Trump and Putin to hold summit in Finland
Trump and Putin to hold summit in Finland

The meeting with Putin will take place after a gathering with all of those nations and U.S. allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels. The country was expelled from the group of industrialized democracies after its aggression toward Ukraine and its 2014 annexation of Crimea. Knoller adds that the Helsinki summit ...

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Ayanna Pressley To Be The Next Triumphant Underdog
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants Ayanna Pressley To Be The Next Triumphant Underdog

Bernie Sanders pulled off one of the biggest political upsets of 2018. The surprise win for a 28-year-old Latina activist over a 10-term incumbent in a NY congressional Democratic primary Tuesday may simply be down to the differences between the two candidates as people, Rep.

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez describes
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez describes "astonishing" primary upset

For one, he sent a former City Council member to debate in his place, a move The New York Times said in an editorial was "galling ... to anyone who cares about the democratic process". They include tuition-free public college, a $15 federal minimum wage, an expansion of the Medicare program to include people of all ages, a universal jobs guaran...

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  • British Brexit bill becomes law
British Brexit bill becomes law

A potential rebellion by Prime Minister Theresa May's own Conservative party MPs was seen off after she promised to allow the Speaker to rule on whether the Commons would get a so-called "meaningful vote" in the event of no deal with the EU.

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  • Hamas, PA among first to congratulate Turkey’s Erdogan
Hamas, PA among first to congratulate Turkey’s Erdogan

Erdogan's main rival, Muharrem Ince of the Republican People's Party (CHP), conceded defeat but branded the elections unjust and said the presidential system that now takes effect was "very dangerous" because it would lead to one-man rule.

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  • Political novice Ocasio-Cortez defeats longtime U.S. Rep
Political novice Ocasio-Cortez defeats longtime U.S. Rep

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old political novice running on a low budget and an unabashedly liberal platform, upset longtime U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley on Tuesday in the Democratic congressional primary in NY. Knowing he was beaten, Crowley, a guitarist, strummed "Born to Run " and dedicated it to her. Ocasio-Cortez got her first taste o...

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