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German police investigate 21 deaths after employee caught poisoning colleague's lunch

The 26-year-old colleague, whom authorities have not named, noticed a suspicious, unknown white powder on his sandwich and reported it to his manager, Achim Ridder, a spokesman for the Bielefeld Police, told ABC News. Following the latest revelations, two of the suspect's co-workers-one of which is currently in a coma while the other is receiving dialysis treatment-are now assumed to have also bee... [Full Article...]

Couple Sentenced To Life For Murdering Maid

Couple Sentenced To Life For Murdering Maid In May, Kouider and Medouni were found guilty of murdering the 21-year-old Lionnet after subjecting her to a campaign of torture. The court heard how the couple had interrogated and tortured Lionnet over their belief she was conspiring with one of Kouider's former boyfriends - Mark Walton, a former member of Irish band Boyzone - who they claimed sexually abused members of their family. [Full Article...]

Putin, Trump will hold their 1st summit in Helsinki on July 16

Trump has wavered in his approach to dealing with Putin, praising the leader in some moments while applying pressure on him in the form of sanctions at other times. In 1997, President Bill Clinton met his Russian counterpart Boris Yeltsin in Helsinki. But on Wednesday, Bolton came off as broadly supportive of a meeting between Putin and Trump, and praised the Russian leaders' courtesy and re... [Full Article...]

'Rape, rob or murder': Kiwi charged over U.S. home invasion

'Rape, rob or murder': Kiwi charged over U.S. home invasion The duct tape and the knife had been purchased from a Walmart on the day of the attack. Then two hours later, at 4:27 p.m., Goochland authorities received a call about a man dressed in black attempting to break into the family's home on Steeplechase Parkway by smashing a glass door with a landscaping brick. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh a contender for key Supreme Court pick

Kavanaugh a contender for key Supreme Court pick Nelson was thought to be anxious about drawing a primary challenge from the left if he voted for Gorsuch, and McCaskill reportedly agonized over her decision before casting a vote against Gorsuch. "It would mean we have a new legal order", said Josh Blackman, a professor at the South Texas College of Law in Houston who closely follows the court. [Full Article...]

Ex-NATO chief Solana denied visa to United States for Iran visit

Ex-NATO chief Solana denied visa to United States for Iran visit Therefore, in order to avoid surprises, before boarding the plane they suggest to obtain an electronic authorization. But an electronic authorization system rejected a U.S. Solana was disappointed and said such an outcome was not desirable since people had to visit these countries to continue with the negotiations. Solana, who was scheduled to give a speech at the Brookings Institution in Wash... [Full Article...]

Putin summit agreed by United States and Russian Federation in principle

Putin summit agreed by United States and Russian Federation in principle Putin told Bolton that relations between the two countries are suffering because of the political atmosphere in the U.S. but held out hope that they could be repaired. During Bolton's meeting at the Kremlin, the two countries discussed issues ranging from Syria and North Korea to the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Ushakov said. [Full Article...]

28-year-old socialist upsets 10-term Congressman in NY Democratic primary

28-year-old socialist upsets 10-term Congressman in NY Democratic primary Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is expected to earn his party's Senate nomination in Utah, while Chelsea Manning, who served seven years in military prison for leaking classified data, is a long shot in Maryland's Democratic nominating contest against incumbent Senator Ben Cardin. [Full Article...]

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins second term in a landslide victory

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins second term in a landslide victory Speaking early Monday, Supreme Election Council head Sadi Guven said 97.7 percent of votes had been counted and declared Erdogan the victor. Spokesman Bulent Tezcan of the Republican People's Party criticised Turkey's state-run news agency for reporting that Mr Erdogan has won enough to avoid a run-off and accused the agency of distorting the results . [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Stunned the Political World

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Stunned the Political World 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". ANOA CHANGA: Well, and he also had the backing of several of his colleagues. Raul Fernandez (COM'00, Wheelock'16), a Wheelock College of Education & Human Development lecturer, says that "while the... [Full Article...]

Farewell to 'Junior': Funeral for slain Bronx teen

Farewell to 'Junior': Funeral for slain Bronx teen Thousands of mourners said farewell Wednesday to 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz. After Guzman-Feliz leaves, the employee and the man finish ringing up a purchase over the blood-stained floor. His defense attorney has also said Garcia's injury was exacerbated by police during his arrest. "The brutal nature of this crime, we will leave literally no stone unturned until we make sure that we ge... [Full Article...]

BREXIT alert. Queen Elizabeth approves law that will end membership of EU

BREXIT alert. Queen Elizabeth approves law that will end membership of EU The House of Commons speaker John Bercow said the European Union withdrawal bill, passed by both houses of parliament last week, had been signed into law by the monarch, to cheers from Conservative lawmakers. It was introduced in Parliament previous year, and MPs spent more than 250 hours debating it. "The legal position is now so much stronger for a clean Brexit", Conservative MP Jacob Rees-M... [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The Democrat who challenged her party's establishment -- and won

The head of the House Democratic caucus is by all accounts a nice guy, and he might have made a competent speaker of the House. Asked why she thought her message resonated with voters, Ocasio-Cortez said , "I think a lot of working-class Americans and voters here have been waiting for an unapologetic champion for economic, social and racial dignity in the United States". [Full Article...]

Trump and Putin to hold summit

Trump and Putin to hold summit Russian Presidential aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters following the meetings that Russia and the United States had discussed setting up an in-person meeting between the two heads of state "for a long time" and had finally agreed upon a time and place. [Full Article...]

Entire Ocampo police force detained over candidate's murder

Entire Ocampo police force detained over candidate's murder After Juarez was killed the authorities tried to detain Oscar Gonzalez Garcia, Ocampo's public security secretary. Federal agents backed down, only to return later with reinforcements and arrested Garcia and the police officers that protected him. [Full Article...]

In shocker, longtime Congressman Joseph Crowley loses Democratic primary in NY

In shocker, longtime Congressman Joseph Crowley loses Democratic primary in NY On Tuesday night, the impossible happened in New York City. She will face Republican Anthony Pappas. Should she win, she will be the youngest person ever elected to Congress. Ocasio-Cortez was the kind of challenger that Crowley should have easily dispensed with; a young, upstart political novice with more experience on the picket line than on the stump. [Full Article...]

28-year-old socialist bartender causes big upset in USA primary election

28-year-old socialist bartender causes big upset in USA primary election There have been eyes on Ocasio-Cortez's campaign from the time she announced her candidacy previous year, and along the way, she secured major endorsements from the likes of MoveOn and Cynthia Nixon , who's running for governor in NY. Crowley is the fourth ranked member of the Democratic Party and was tipped to succeed Speaker Nancy Pelosi . "She is likely to be in headlines for years to come"... [Full Article...]

Judge Nap: The Key Issue After Justice Kennedy's Retirement Will Be Abortion

Chief Justice John Roberts , joined by Justices Anthony Kennedy , Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, and Neil Gorsuch, ruled in Trump's favor on both counts. They include Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992), which preserved the foundation of legal abortion from Roe v. Wade; the majority decision upholding affirmative action (Fisher v. [Full Article...]

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

No, Ocasio-Cortez's victory isn't bad for the Democratic Party Shed organized for Sen. Shed rallied at Standing Rock, the site of Native American protests against a natural gas pipeline that would cut through their North Dakota land. Crowley was chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and was considered a possible future speaker. As to her shout-out of him, "she's always done that", he said. [Full Article...]

NZ prime minister back home with baby Neve Te Aroha

NZ prime minister back home with baby Neve Te Aroha She said they struggled to decide on the name, but settled on Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford , with Ardern acting as a middle name and Gayford the surname. Before the announcement, Genter told NHK that the prime minister is setting an example and making it easier for others to take maternity leave. "So I hope for little girls and boys that there's a future where they can make choices about how they... [Full Article...]


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