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Death sentence dropped for Sudan teenager who killed husband Death sentence dropped for Sudan teenager who killed husband
- June 28, 2018

The new sentence was confirmed by rights group Amnesty International, which is part of the "Justice for Noura" campaign backing the teen. Magango further stated that the country needs to reform her laws on child marriages. In April 2017, she was forced to move into her husband's home after completing high school, Amnesty said in May. She said her husband had recruited some of his cousins who allegedly held her down as he raped her. (more...)
It’s here: A working-class takeover of the Democratic Party It’s here: A working-class takeover of the Democratic Party
- June 28, 2018

She essentially declared the yet-to-be-launched Ocasio-Cortez campaign an impossibility. Clyburn, like Pelosi, insisted that Crowley's defeat did not result form the simmering tensions between the mainstream wing of the Democratic party and those who fashion themselves in the mold of Sen. (more...)
Eighth Arrest Made In Stabbing Of 15-Year-Old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz Eighth Arrest Made In Stabbing Of 15-Year-Old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz
- June 28, 2018

Surveillance footage from the night shows Junior running into a bodega on East 183rd Street and Bathgate Avenue in an attempt to hide. "The stabbing murder of this young man is among the most brutal crimes I've seen in my 36yr career", NY police Chief of Department Terence Monahan said on Twitter, asking for tips on the killing. (more...)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is A Strong Critic Of Israel Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is A Strong Critic Of Israel
- June 28, 2018

Ocasio-Cortez hopes to move the entire country to 100 percent renewable energy by 2035. He won the endorsement of the New York Times and argued that Clarke had been an ineffective representative on constituent issues. Now, she is one easy November election away from being inducted as a freshman Democratic congresswoman representing a sliver of territory from the eastern Bronx to northern Queens. (more...)
Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring because things weren’t bad enough Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring because things weren’t bad enough
- June 28, 2018

Despite his loose affiliation with the conservative wing of the Supreme Court, Kennedy was widely seen as a barrier to efforts to repeal Roe v. Wade . President Trump, who previously described himself as pro-choice but in recent years has said he opposes abortion, will nominate Kennedy's replacement. (more...)
In shocker, longtime Congressman Joseph Crowley loses Democratic primary in NY In shocker, longtime Congressman Joseph Crowley loses Democratic primary in NY
- June 28, 2018

Rep. Joseph Crowley on Tuesday in the Democratic congressional primary in NY. Crowley, and Irish-American party organization man (he is chairman of the Queens Democratic Party ), is like a holdover from a different era of NY politics. What impact - if any - would you expect her to have in Washington or on Democrats more broadly? "I think that there are serious grounds in violations of the emoluments clause from day one", she said . (more...)
Malta to allow migrant rescue ship to dock, ending standoff Malta to allow migrant rescue ship to dock, ending standoff
- June 28, 2018

On Tuesday, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the rescue ship would be able to dock in Malta after speaking on the phone with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had hailed the news that a second migrant ship he had turned away would be taken in elsewhere. Mission Lifeline spokesman Ruben Neugebauer said Muscat's legal threat was "part of the criminalization of NGO activities" by European governments. (more...)
Sheriff: New Zealand Man Shot Trying To Enter 14-Year-Old’s Va Sheriff: New Zealand Man Shot Trying To Enter 14-Year-Old’s Va
- June 28, 2018

This was something very planned", the sheriff said. "The family is shaken, very shaken", said Sheriff Agnew. He flew from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C., where he bought a bus ticket to Richmond, Virginia, Thursday. The family involved were a father, mother and daughters aged 18 and 14. The mother, yelling from the inside, warned him that she was armed with a handgun. (more...)
What Malaysian police seized from premises linked to ex-PM What Malaysian police seized from premises linked to ex-PM
- June 28, 2018

Police Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Amar Singh said the couple's alleged "gift givers" will be called in as well. "We couldn't do the counting at the premises because the numbers were too huge", Amar Singh, the head of the commercial crime division, said, Reuters reported. (more...)
Supreme Court justice's retirement is a gift for Donald Trump Supreme Court justice's retirement is a gift for Donald Trump
- June 28, 2018

Roberts was joined in that opinion by justices Anthony Kennedy , Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, and Samuel Alito. But a dissenting liberal justice said the court was making a historic mistake by refusing to recognize the ban discriminates against Muslims. (more...)
Syrian army advances in southwest, United Nations says 45000 displaced Syrian army advances in southwest, United Nations says 45000 displaced
- June 28, 2018

On Tuesday, state media said the army was launching an "operation" on the city itself. Syrian state media are reporting that government airstrikes are targeting southeastern parts of southern Daraa province, ahead of a new offensive there. (more...)
French Butchers Ask for Police Protection Against Vegans French Butchers Ask for Police Protection Against Vegans
- June 28, 2018

In their plea to interior minister Gerard Collomb, the butchers implore him to intervene , saying, "We are counting on your services and on the support of the entire government to stop as swiftly as possible" these attacks, adding that they're "worried about media overexposure of the vegan way of life". (more...)
Mattis Begins Trip to China as Tensions Rise Mattis Begins Trip to China as Tensions Rise
- June 27, 2018

The United States, China, Japan and South Korea "have a common goal: the complete, irreversible and verifiable denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula", Mr Mattis said. He declined to characterise the relationship, saying that could "poison the well" before he meets his counterparts. "I want to go in and do a lot of listening. (more...)
Family Separations Stop, but Only Temporarily, Warns White House Family Separations Stop, but Only Temporarily, Warns White House
- June 27, 2018

Outside the United States attorney's office, protesters carried signs reading, "Free the children!" and "Stop caging families". Police handcuffed them and led them away. They say taxpayers deserve a complete accounting of how much of their money was spent. They accuse the administration of denying the parents and children due process; denying the immigrants, many of whom are fleeing gang violence in Central America, their right to seek asylum; and being arbitrary in applying the policy. (more...)
Kushner casts doubt on Palestinian leader's commitment to peace deal Kushner casts doubt on Palestinian leader's commitment to peace deal
- June 27, 2018

The Americans had become "nothing else than spokespeople for the Israeli occupation", Erekat said, adding that the USA intention was to "normalise Israeli apartheid". In addition to East Jerusalem, the Palestinians seek full sovereignty over the West Bank and Gaza. A proposal to redirect to Gaza the tax revenue that Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority is meant to sustain Hamas's violent takeover of the territory, "while bringing down the Palestinian Authority in the West ... (more...)
Ex-NATO chief blocked from entering US Ex-NATO chief blocked from entering US
- June 26, 2018

According to the Department of Homeland Security, "Starting on January 12, 2009, any person entering the United States under the visa waiver program is required to hold an approved ESTA Travel Authorization". He told Spanish TV he went to Iran to "represent all those who had been involved in the negotiations". The system prohibits Estas for any citizen of 38 countries who visited Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen before 1 March 2011. (more...)
Donald Trump: Border wall is 'the only real answer' to illegal immigration Donald Trump: Border wall is 'the only real answer' to illegal immigration
- June 26, 2018

Trump administration officials had vowed to put an end to the "catch-and-release" practices that have allowed parents with children to be freed from detention while awaiting court proceedings. On Sunday, in a pair of tweets, Trump signaled he would like to do away with due process for immigrants who entered into the USA illegally. "People must simply be stopped at the Border and told they can not come into the USA illegally. (more...)
Cardi B Donates $8000 to Family of Boy Murdered in The Bronx Cardi B Donates $8000 to Family of Boy Murdered in The Bronx
- June 26, 2018

Police have arrested six men - Jose Muniz, 21, of Paterson; Jose Taverez, 21, of Bronx, New York; Manuel Rivera, 18, of Bronx; Danel Fernandez, 21, of Bronx; Joniki Martinez, 24, of Freeport, New York; and Santiago Rodriguez, 24, of Bronx - in connection to this murder. (more...)
Iraq says it killed 45 ISIS jihadists in Syria strike Iraq says it killed 45 ISIS jihadists in Syria strike
- June 26, 2018

Daesh, which once occupied a third of Iraq's territory, has been largely defeated in the country but still poses a threat along the border with Syria. Last December the US-led coalition against IS said 98% of territory once claimed by the jihadist group across Iraq and Syria had been recaptured. The Iraqi Air Force carried out a strategic bombing, Saturday, that targeted the ISIS command meeting in Syria. (more...)
Pawnee Fire forces evacuations in Lake County, California Pawnee Fire forces evacuations in Lake County, California
- June 26, 2018

More than 230 firefighters were deployed to tackle the blaze, which had burned 7,700 acres, destroyed 12 houses and threatened around 600 other buildings, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. The cause of each fire is being investigated. A nearby casino was serving as an animal evacuation centre. Around 4 p.m. Sunday, officials expanded the mandatory evacuation area past Highway 20 to the north and east of Old Long Valley Road to Round Ball Road. (more...)
Trump, congresswoman clash as tempers flare over immigration Trump, congresswoman clash as tempers flare over immigration
- June 26, 2018

Lankford says it takes about 35 days for anyone caught crossing into the USA illegally to get a court hearing, setting up a "conundrum" over how to handle these cases. Leonard Lance, R-7th Dist., and Brendan Boyle, D-Pa., to propose legislation requiring the administration to reunite the families. But the government has yet to reunite more than 2,000 children with their parents. (more...)
In detente sign, North Korea not holding its annual anti-US rally In detente sign, North Korea not holding its annual anti-US rally
- June 26, 2018

Children are indoctrinated to beware of Americans, and while the Kim regime is talking less about the need for nuclear weapons, it's said little about denuclearization - the action the United States wants. "It is a cost we are willing to pay", he said, adding that security costs would likely account for about half that figure. Still, North Korea's handling of the changes and how it presents them to its people remains highly nuanced. (more...)
Trump calls for deporting migrants 'immediately' without a trial Trump calls for deporting migrants 'immediately' without a trial
- June 25, 2018

Meanwhile, another wave of protests against Trump's immigration policies was planned in several cities nationwide on Sunday, following rallies from San Diego to NY that drew thousands on Saturday. He arrived back in Honduras with his eight-month-old daughter's shoes hanging from his backpack. Indian-Americans, most of whom are highly skilled and came to the U.S. (more...)
Stormy Daniels 'to meet prosecutors on Michael Cohen case' Stormy Daniels 'to meet prosecutors on Michael Cohen case'
- June 25, 2018

And the fact that cameras may be present outside of your office is of no moment, ' Avenatti wrote in an email to Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicolas Roos. White House officials have repeatedly denied that Trump had a sexual relationship with Daniels. Daniels is also suing the president for defamation in NY federal court; a response to her claim is due by July 23. (more...)
Father killed in front of daughters at California campground, other shootings reported Father killed in front of daughters at California campground, other shootings reported
- June 25, 2018

A motive for the shooting is not known and authorities have said little about the investigation or a possible suspect. According to reports, Tristan took the girls camping so his wife, a doctor, could study for an exam. Beaudette's death death has caused "indescribable" grief and trauma, his family said Sunday. "The children were inside the tent, too". "Not a second goes by that we aren't grappling with the senselessness of this crime", the page said. (more...)
Donald Trump attacks restaurant that kicked out Sarah Sanders Donald Trump attacks restaurant that kicked out Sarah Sanders
- June 25, 2018

The #resistance, of course, chided Trump for spending his valuable time jibing local restaurants. Photographs of the restaurant, a three-hour-drive from Washington, appear to show no evidence of serious disrepair to the red building with hunter green awnings and white doors and trim, though recent images appear to show some awning wear. (more...)
Mourners call for justice in Pittsburgh-area shooting of Antwon Rose Mourners call for justice in Pittsburgh-area shooting of Antwon Rose
- June 25, 2018

Chanting "three shots in the back, how do you justify that?" hundreds have taken to the streets of the United States city of Pittsburgh for a third night to condemn the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. More than 200 people showed up in the intermittent rain for the march, which remained peaceful and stuck to the predetermined parade route, which was blocked off to traffic and included a police presence. (more...)
Police arrest man suspected of cutting off wife's arm Police arrest man suspected of cutting off wife's arm
- June 25, 2018

Niagara Falls police tweeted a photo of Lu in handcuffs, crediting the New York Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force for aiding in his arrest. Responding officers arrived to a grisly scene - with the victim bleeding profusely and in critical condition. At the time of his arrest, Lu had a life jacket (pictured) that he had bought at Walmart. (more...)
Supreme Court Passes on North Carolina Redistricting Case - Lauretta Brown Supreme Court Passes on North Carolina Redistricting Case - Lauretta Brown
- June 25, 2018

After the 2010 census, Texas was awarded four new congressional districts because of the state's population growth. "The common thread in the court's gerrymandering decisions this term has been to generally make it harder for plaintiffs to bring these claims", said CNN legal analyst and University of Texas Law School professor Steve Vladeck, "and to generally allow states more flexibility and deference in drawing congressional and state district lines". (more...)
More than 500 children reunited with families after Trump ends family separation More than 500 children reunited with families after Trump ends family separation
- June 25, 2018

Though the report was based on anonymous sources and was not verified beyond the celebrity gossip outlet, it added to the growing rumors that Melania is not happy in the White House. She said being told to come back four days later prevented them as members of Congress from performing their duty to oversee government operations. "We stand proudly with immigrants and support their rights and RAICES does awesome things for these families". (more...)

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