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Trump picks conservative Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

After a weekend deliberating with aides and calling allies for advice, he tweeted, "I have long heard that the most important decision a U.S. President can make is the selection of a Supreme Court Justice - Will be announced tonight at 9:00 P.M". [Full Article...]

I’m confident Kim Jong Un will honour our contract

I’m confident Kim Jong Un will honour our contract United States President, Donald Trump , has expressed optimism that North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un , will honour the contract they both signed and, even more importantly, their handshake. 'If you make the Americans fight for every inch, the Americans will start measuring progress in inches - and will wind up paying by the inch. After meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts ... [Full Article...]

Sen. Cory Gardner Weighs In On Supreme Court Justice Nominee List

Sen. Cory Gardner Weighs In On Supreme Court Justice Nominee List John McCain, R-Ariz, is absent getting cancer treatment, so Republicans now have just a 50-49 vote hold. The Republican president, with an opportunity to further put his stamp on the court with the second appointee of his 18 months in office, is expected to choose among four judges with strong conservative credentials: Thomas Hardiman , Brett Kavanaugh , Raymond Kethledge and Amy Coney Barr... [Full Article...]

U.S. Delegates Opposed an International Resolution That Supported Breastfeeding

U.S. Delegates Opposed an International Resolution That Supported Breastfeeding But more than a dozen participants from several countries-most requesting anonymity out of fear of United States retaliation-told the Times that the American officials surprised health experts and fellow delegates alike by fiercely opposing the resolution. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson resigns in major Brexit blow to UK PM Theresa May

Boris Johnson resigns in major Brexit blow to UK PM Theresa May The EU has been keen to focus minds in Britain. In this image from TV, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement in parliament Monday, July 9, 2018. The resignations came just days after May announced she had finally united her quarrelsome government behind a plan for a divorce deal with the EU. [Full Article...]

Boy battling brain cancer gets special World Cup trophy

Boy battling brain cancer gets special World Cup trophy The heartwarming story spread quickly, and England striker Harry Kane gave Ben a special shout-out on Twitter, calling the child an inspiration. "We are just like family", said Kane. "I get the feeling from the boys and myself that - again - we don't want to go home". However, it is England that are now the second favourite team to win the World Cup this year and as such that match is ... [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump: 'Very Close' To Making Final Supreme Court Pick

For three decades on a divided Supreme Court, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy was often the swing vote who determined the fate of monumental cases . He was in the running past year for the Supreme Court seat left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Gorsuch, who worked at the Justice Department in 2005 and 2006, had a smaller set of executive branch documents for review. [Full Article...]

Face of Brexit Boris Johnson Resigns as Threat to May Grows

Face of Brexit Boris Johnson Resigns as Threat to May Grows Davis quit late Sunday saying he could not support May's plans for close trade and regulatory ties with the bloc after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union next year. May appointed staunchly pro-Brexit lawmaker Dominic Raab as the country's new Brexit secretary. Opposition lawmakers said that this was a big blow for the prime minister. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation can keep on partying after fine World Cup run

Russian Federation can keep on partying after fine World Cup run Trump and Putin will likely also discuss two arms control pacts - the INF Treaty and the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), Huntsman said, declining to address whether they might strike a deal on either pact, which are planks of US-Russian arms control. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears

While activists and progressive groups are targeting moderate Republican senators who support abortion rights like Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, urging them to reject any Trump nominee who is hostile to Roe v. The president and White House officials involved in the process have fielded calls and messages and have been on the receiving end of public pleas and op-eds for or ag... [Full Article...]

Teen Arrested in Iran Over Instagram Dancing Videos

Hojabri's arrest, however, has prompted outrage among other social media users. In one video, she spoke about the history of parkour, an outdoor activity popular in Iran , and about women practitioners. In an Instagram post , activist Hossein Ronaghi commented : "If you told people anywhere in the world that 17 and 18-year-old girls are arrested for their dance , happiness and beauty on charge... [Full Article...]

Tourist sentenced to 8 years in prison for anti-Egypt Facebook post

Tourist sentenced to 8 years in prison for anti-Egypt Facebook post The tourist was arrested when trying to leave the country at Cairo Airport, and initially was sentenced to 11 years in prison, before the sentence was reduced to eight. Kamal said a surgery Mazbouh underwent in 2006 to remove a blood clot from her brain has impaired her ability to control anger, a condition documented in a medical report he submitted to the court. [Full Article...]

UK's top Brexit minister quits govt, cites policy differences with PM May

UK's top Brexit minister quits govt, cites policy differences with PM May The pound fell from around $1.3340 to trade as low as $1.3259, down 0.2 percent the day, after Johnson's resignation was announced. "His replacement will be announced shortly". May told parliament in a heated session that her plan was "not a betrayal" of the referendum vote. There has been growing dissent in Ms May's cabinet over the way Britain is negotiating its exit from the EU. [Full Article...]

Students blackmailed Bihar girl with video

Students blackmailed Bihar girl with video In total, two teachers (including the principal) and 15 students have been booked on the basis of the victim's statement. Soon after, other accused students also joined in along with the principal and two other teachers after the video was shared. [Full Article...]

Duduzane Zuma to appear in court

Duduzane Zuma to appear in court Zuma's charges are in connection with the role he allegedly played in an incident where former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas has said there was an attempt to bribe him at the Guptas' Saxonwold home in 2015. Duduzane Zuma is in leg restrains for his court appearance on Monday. Jonas revealed how he was offered a bribe to take the job of finance minister. [Full Article...]

At least 1 dead after helicopter crashes into Williamsburg townhome, officials say

At least 1 dead after helicopter crashes into Williamsburg townhome, officials say Bristol Commons is near the campus of The College of William & Mary and is located across Ironbound Road from Dillard Field. Additionally, federal, state, and police, along with the Williamsburg Fire Department, are working to identify the pilot of the helicopter. [Full Article...]

"Angry Baby" Trump Blimp Approved to Fly Over London During POTUS Visit

A group started a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to fly a 6-metre-tall balloon of US President Donald Trump as a baby in a nappy over London . According to Vox , massive demonstrations are planned for Trump's July 13 visit. Trump's comments on militant attacks in Britain have sparked anger and he has often exchanged barbs on social media with the London mayor. [Full Article...]

Giuliani advises Trump not to pardon Cohen

Giuliani advises Trump not to pardon Cohen Comey's firing in May 2017 helped set in motion the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller, and one-on-one conversations with Trump that Comey documented in a series of memos helped form the basis of Mueller's inquiry into whether the president obstructed justice. [Full Article...]

Duterte vows to quit if shown selfie with God

Duterte vows to quit if shown selfie with God Political analyst Ranjit Singh Rye, of the University of the Philippines, said: "Only God knows the mindset of the president". He would say, 'Mayor, someone from the church ordered me to go to heaven and speak to God. Duterte has had a thorny relationship with Catholic bishops, who have criticized his bloody anti-drug crackdown and vulgar language and expressed alarm over the killings of three pri... [Full Article...]

Pompeo lauds progress in DPRK visit, but Pyongyang says talks regrettable

Pompeo lauds progress in DPRK visit, but Pyongyang says talks regrettable Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) has accused Beijing of being behind Pyongyang's condemnation of recent talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , while handing out weird threats to North Korea's leadership. "It can be your miracle in North Korea as well". On the other hand, it's not clear what action it is meant to inform North Korea to take, as they've already sought a peace ... [Full Article...]


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