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Rep. Pramila Jayapal Arrested Protesting Trump’s Zero Tolerance Immigration Policies

Among those arrested in the senate building were Pramila Jayapal , a Democratic member of Congress representing Seattle. United States Capitol Police charged almost 575 individuals with "unlawfully demonstrating", according to a Capitol Police statement Thursday. [Full Article...]

Top Myanmar military officers should be tried for crimes against humanity

Top Myanmar military officers should be tried for crimes against humanity Myint Thu, Myanmar foreign affairs permanent secretary, retorted to Lee's report to the council Wednesday by accusing her of "lack of objectivity" and calling for her to be replaced. Canada also sanctioned senior military officials in February, when this news agency also reported on events in the village of Inn Din where 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were hacked to death by Rakhine Buddhist vi... [Full Article...]

Bali volcano eruption halts some flights, including from Singapore

Korean Air, AirAsia, China Eastern Airlines, Garuda, Malindo Air and Citilink had also cancelled some flights. The volcano is about 75 kilometers from Bali's tourist hub in Kuta. Some 446 domestic and global flights have been cancelled after the volcano roared backed to life, affecting about 75,000 passengers. Agung has been erupting periodically since it rumbled back to life a year ago. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement Once approved, Supreme Court justices can serve in the position for the rest of their lives. "The most important person in this entire debate is Jeff Flake", former Democratic state Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine and Sen. It is hard to know how reliable such polling is, but for whatever it is worth: A significant number of voters in 2016 said - perhaps they were minting a retrospective rational... [Full Article...]

Deadly Shooting Reported At Capital Gazette Newsroom In Maryland

Deadly Shooting Reported At Capital Gazette Newsroom In Maryland Rebecca Smith , a "recent hire who loved spending time with family". Robert Hiaason , an assistant editor. The Gazette is a local newspaper owned by The Baltimore Sun . The lawsuit followed the paper's reporting about how Ramos stalked a high school classmate on her social media pages. Minority owners Landmark Communications became full owners of Capital Gazette in 2007, following M... [Full Article...]

Trump's next Supreme Court justice appointment will cement legacy: Sean Spicer

Kennedy has seemed to relish his frequent role as the decisive fifth vote in numerous important decisions, particularly two, one preserving Roe v. Wade and access to abortion as a fundamental constitutional right, the other establishing same-sex marriage as such a right. [Full Article...]

Trump and Putin to Hold Summit In 'Next Few Weeks'

Trump has continually parroted the Kremlin's denial of election interference, a move that has put him out of step with the findings of the U.S. intelligence community and almost all Democrats and Republicans in Congress, who say there's clear evidence of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 United States presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

States sue Trump administration over separation of immigrant families

States sue Trump administration over separation of immigrant families American civil rights advocates immediately responded that such a procedure would violate the US Constitution. The decision was made due to detention facilities filling up while authorities are working out how to prosecute illegal immigrant adults without separating them from their accompanied children, following President Trump's recent executive order to keep families together at the borde... [Full Article...]

Iranian militia declares it would fight alongside Assad's army in Daraa

Iranian militia declares it would fight alongside Assad's army in Daraa There was no statement from rebel groups about the reported government advances. The United States and Russia, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad's most powerful ally, a year ago agreed a "de-escalation" zone in the area that has helped to contain the violence there. [Full Article...]

San Diego Muslim Community Reacts To Travel Ban Validation

San Diego Muslim Community Reacts To Travel Ban Validation The ruling affirmed broad presidential discretion over who is allowed to enter the United States. "Washington state was not a party". That was also the basis of many legal challenges to the bans. "Our market research in China just this month showed 84% of Chinese parents interested in a United States education for their child track news out of the USA and 78% of those following the news indi... [Full Article...]

World reaction to Erdogan’s election victory

World reaction to Erdogan’s election victory Results of the Turkish 2018 Parliamentary election . Turkey went to the polls yesterday, a full year earlier than the country's planned national election, to decide whether to extend President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's hold on power. If the HDP manages to get into parliament, it could threaten Erdogan's AKP majority, meaning it will need support from another party to approve legislation. [Full Article...]

28-year-old who scored historic primary election victory seeks 'generational change'

28-year-old who scored historic primary election victory seeks 'generational change' House of Representatives , 10-term incumbent Joseph Crowley , lost his bid for another term on Tuesday to a 28-year-old democratic socialist , Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She built her movement through tireless organizing, and through her own intrinsic appeal. He pointed out that polls show congressional leaders are not well-liked and that voters have elected young moderate Democrats such as Cono... [Full Article...]

New Yorkers call for #JusticeForJunior

New Yorkers call for #JusticeForJunior As his attackers fled in a light-colored sedan, Lesandro, who was known as "Junior", ran in the direction of St. Barnabas Hospital a block away but collapsed on the pavement as blood ran from his neck. Five men of various ages stabbed the teen repeatedly with machetes with the attack caught on video, according to the New York Daily News . World famous stripper-turned-rapper Cardi B shined a li... [Full Article...]

Funeral for Bronx teen killed outside bodega

Funeral for Bronx teen killed outside bodega The funeral ended with a crowd of several hundred outside the church chanting of "Justice for Junior!" as pallbearers dressed in Yankees jerseys loaded his casket into a hearse. It's been estimated more than 1,000 members of the Trinitarios are operating in New York City. The suspects waived extradition in court on Tuesday and so will be extradited to NY to face the same charges as Alvarez, Bronx ... [Full Article...]

Here's What Happened the Last Time Trump Met Putin

Here's What Happened the Last Time Trump Met Putin The Russian leader had two brief meetings with Mr Trump on the sidelines of global summits previous year, but plans for a full-fledged meeting have been held back amid USA investigations into alleged collusion between Mr Trump's campaign and Russia . [Full Article...]

Justice Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick

Justice Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick Republicans refused to hold a hearing on President Barack Obama's nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia after the conservative stalwart died suddenly in February 2016, insisting that the seat should remain vacant until voters chose a new president that November, almost nine months later - an unprecedented move. [Full Article...]

Mum shot man who flew round world 'to attack daughter'

Mum shot man who flew round world 'to attack daughter' Agnew said Skinner will be charged with breaking and entering with a deadly weapon with the intent to commit a serious crime. He is reported to have stayed at a hostel in town before purchasing the knife and duct tape at a Wal-Mart and heading off toward the family home. [Full Article...]

BERNIE'S PARTY: Sanders Congratulates PROGRESSIVE Dems After Primary Wins

BERNIE'S PARTY: Sanders Congratulates PROGRESSIVE Dems After Primary Wins Some say the changing demographics of NY voters - and Democratic voters across the USA - will be key in the 2018 midterms. This time past year, she was working as a bartender in the Bronx. Lopez-Pierre, who doesn't live in the district where Ocasio-Cortez won, said that he had been a supporter of her campaign for "over a year", but did not give donations to her or other local candidates he bac... [Full Article...]

British Queen approves Brexit law that will end membership of EU

British Queen approves Brexit law that will end membership of EU The bill was passed by Parliament last week and officially became law with the granting of assent by Queen Elizabeth II - a technicality, since no monarch has refused to sign a bill since 1707. Don't change it", he said . A survey by law firm Baker McKenzie has found that nearly half of European Union businesses have cut back on their investment in Britain since the 2016 vote to leave the bloc. [Full Article...]

Najib, Rosmah and 'gift givers' to be quizzed soon in 1MDB probe

Najib, Rosmah and 'gift givers' to be quizzed soon in 1MDB probe Speaking to the press after nearly a month of counting and tabulating the seized items in which 150 of his officers had to work through the Hari Raya holiday period, Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Datuk Seri Amar Singh said RM442 million worth of jewellery and RM116.7 million worth of cash in 36 different currencies were counted. [Full Article...]


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