Democrats: Oppose Kavanaugh Nomination to Preserve Obama Legacy

Democrats: Oppose Kavanaugh Nomination to Preserve Obama Legacy Kavanaugh , 53, grew up in Maryland. "Kavanaugh has proven to be a staunch conservative who has relied on originalism and textualism while serving on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit". The "terror memos" are back on the table, as are the theories behind the articles of impeachment against Clinton - theories that Kavanaugh helped draft (though of course only as an empl... [Full Article...]

Theresa May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures

Johnson said in his letter that May's plan to keep close economic ties with the bloc means Britain is heading for a "semi Brexit" that would leave Britain with the "status of a colony" of the EU. -U.K. relationship on even shakier ground, especially if May enters into conversations with Trump from a weakened position. Brexit-backing lawmakers have been angered by May's plans, saying they will ke... [Full Article...]

'Miracle': Montana Authorities Find Abandoned Infant Alive Who Was Buried

More calls came in to dispatch and said the man was threatening people, claiming to have a gun and kept reaching into his pockets. This Sunday, July 8, 2018 photo provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office shows a 5-month-old infant with dirt under their fingernails after authorities say the baby survived about nine hours being buried under sticks and debris in the woods . [Full Article...]

UK PM May appoints Jeremy Hunt as new foreign minister

Davis and his deputy quit just two days after May announced she had finally united her quarrelsome government behind a plan for a divorce deal with the EU. "What the Prime Minister needs to do is to give up on the Chequers proposal. which does not actually deliver Brexit", he told LBC Radio . He added: "Since I can not in all conscience champion these proposals, I have sadly concluded that I mu... [Full Article...]

After quitting, Boris Johnson says Brexit 'dream is dying'

Then, he was swiftly followed by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson - a leading figure in the referendum's "Leave" campaign. Mr Johnson and Mr Davis were joined by another Brexit minister Steve Baker MP, and two parliamentary private secretary MPs Conor Burns and Chris Green. [Full Article...]

Train derailment after rains in Turkey kills 24, injures 318

The state-run Anadolu news agency quoted Akdag as saying search operations this morning had now been completed at the wreck of the train, which derailed early Sunday evening in the Tekirdag region while heading towards Istanbul . Television images showed emergency personnel walking to reach the crash site. About 100 ambulances were at the scene, along with helicopters from the Turkish army. [Full Article...]

Pound price: Pound dives after Boris Johnson resigns

Johnson followed Brexit Secretary David Davis out the door as a hard-won government consensus on future trade ties with the bloc disintegrated less than three days after it was forged, and nine months before Britain is due to leave the EU. [Full Article...]

Sides gird for battle as Trump readies to make Supreme Court pick

Sides gird for battle as Trump readies to make Supreme Court pick Barrett is among four federal judges on Trump's list of finalists that includes Brett Kavanaugh, Raymond Kethledge and Thomas Hardiman. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said red-state Democrats might be tempted to vote for Trump's nominee because the midterm elections are coming up-but they should prioritize stopping his nomination to the Supreme Court. [Full Article...]

"Pay $200,000 For Overtime": Former Donald Trump Driver Sues His Company

President TrumpDonald John TrumpMichelle Wolf in July Fourth salute: "God bless abortions and God bless America" Graham: Trump's Supreme Court picks "all winners" Man arrested after allegedly threatening to kill Trump supporters, GOP lawmaker MORE's longtime driver has filed a lawsuit claiming he was subjected to years of unpaid overtime work, according to multiple reports . [Full Article...]

Trump down to 2 or 3 for court, to meet with Pence

Trump down to 2 or 3 for court, to meet with Pence Wade". Many of them admire the jurisprudence of Justice Clarence Thomas , who has called for the demolition of a series of bedrock constitutional doctrines from the last 70 years. The person did not specify which candidates Pence met with and spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday to describe the private search process. Lee also was an assistant US attorney in Salt Lake City and general coun... [Full Article...]

British woman dies after Novichok poisoning

British woman dies after Novichok poisoning She and her boyfriend, Charlie Rowley, 45, were admitted June 30 after falling ill a few miles away in Amesbury; Rowley remains in critical condition. Williamson was asked in Commons about the threat posed to the British people following Dawn Sturgess' death. The two Britons were initially thought to have taken an overdose of heroin or crack cocaine. [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell Confronted by Protesters Over Immigration

Mitch McConnell Confronted by Protesters Over Immigration It all happened when McConnell was walking outside the Bristol Bar & Grille in Louisville, according to the Courier Journal . President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhat to know about Trump's Supreme Court pick so far Bookstore owner calls police after customer confronted Steve Bannon McConnell pushing Trump toward 2 potential Supreme Court picks: report MORE moved to end family separations last... [Full Article...]

Cabinet crisis: Boris Johnson's resignation letter in full

Cabinet crisis: Boris Johnson's resignation letter in full The Guardian says the PM has faced down Brexit rebels "for now", reporting May's warning that divided cabinets lose elections. May's Cabinet collectively agreed on Friday on a relatively "soft" Brexit proposal that would result in close ties between the European Union and United Kingdom, and free trade on goods. [Full Article...]

President Trump Has Made His Supreme Court Nominee Decision

He was a primary author of Starr's report to Congress calling for the impeachment of Clinton in the wake of the sex scandal involving White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Kavanaugh would be the second appointment under Trump, further cementing a conservative-leaning Supreme Court. This isn't the first time he's helped nominees get through the Senate. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh For US Supreme Court

He was in the running previous year for the Supreme Court seat left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Kavanaugh had been a law clerk for Kennedy. Trump said Kavanaugh has "impeccable credentials and unsurpassed qualifications". The president has spent the days leading up to the decision mulling the pros and cons of the various options with aides and allies. [Full Article...]

Pompeo pushes back against North Korea's "gangster" comment

Pompeo pushes back against North Korea's Pompeo said that while he saw progress in Pyongyang , the United States was not relaxing the current sanctions regime or changing its "ironclad" commitment to defend allies South Korea and Japan. "It can be your miracle in North Korea as well", Mr Pompeo said. "The United States has been clear about what we seek from North Korea to set in motion this great chain of events", Pompeo said in Hanoi... [Full Article...]

Here Are Trump’s Reported ‘Final Four’ Picks for Supreme Court Justice

Here Are Trump’s Reported ‘Final Four’ Picks for Supreme Court Justice All three states lean heavily Republican. But almost all Senate Democrats and many Democratic voters are expected to oppose Trump's nominee. They're extreme anti-abortion folks. Sen. On Monday, Barletta said in a tweet that Casey was "blinded by partisanship" to have opposed a nominee before the pick is announced . "Any judge on this list is fruit of a corrupt process straight from the D.C. [Full Article...]

Iranian Dancing Videos Are Exploding Across the Internet

Iranian Dancing Videos Are Exploding Across the Internet The Center for Human Rights in Iran (CHRI) condemns the Iranian authorities' arrest and inhumane treatment of 18-year-old Maedeh Hojabri. Dozens of Iranian women have flooded social media with videos of themselves dancing in solidarity with an arrested Instagram star. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Opposes Major Breastfeeding Resolution

Trump Administration Opposes Major Breastfeeding Resolution Calling it "Fake News", Trump criticized a New York Times story reporting that USA officials sought to remove language that urged governments to protect, promote and support breastfeeding, along with language calling on policymakers to limit the promotion of food products, such as infant formula, that can be harmful to young children. [Full Article...]

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns The man leading the UK's negotiating team, David Davis, resigned late on Sunday night, saying that he did not agree with the UK's proposals, so was the wrong person to be going into negotiations with them. A leadership challenge can be triggered if 15 per cent of members of parliament in May's Conservative Party write a letter to the chairman of the party's so-called "1922 committee". [Full Article...]

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