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Morning after mass shooting, Capital Gazette publishes Friday edition Morning after mass shooting, Capital Gazette publishes Friday edition
- June 29, 2018

The statement says Ramos then "attempted to hide himself under a desk" until police arrived and located him. "Hatred for the media, the most responsible of which tell uncomfortable truths, and question authority", the paper wrote . Though early reports indicated that Ramos had mutilated his fingers to thwart attempts to identify him, a local law enforcement official later told ABC News that an issue with the fingerprint machine ultimately made it hard to identify the suspect , and there ... (more...)
Gorsuch shows how much 1 vote matters on Supreme court Gorsuch shows how much 1 vote matters on Supreme court
- June 29, 2018

Justice Kennedy, who turns 82 in July and is the second-oldest justice on the nine-member court, has become one of the most consequential United States jurists since joining the court in 1988 as an appointee of Republican President Ronald Reagan . (more...)
EU Leaders Reach Agreement on Migration EU Leaders Reach Agreement on Migration
- June 29, 2018

European Union heads of state and government also said they will target several African countries from which many migrants are leaving. Mr Barnier has argued the United Kingdom can not remain part of some policing agreements after Brexit because it wanted to leave the European Court of Justice and free movement rules. (more...)
Moscow and Washington Strike Deal to Hold Putin-Trump Summit Moscow and Washington Strike Deal to Hold Putin-Trump Summit
- June 29, 2018

As the US and Russian Federation finalize plans for a summit, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that President Donald Trump views Moscow's return to the global fold as inevitable and that "trade-offs" could allow it to rejoin the Group of Seven club of industrialized democracies without giving Crimea back to Ukraine. (more...)
England's Fabian Delph to fly home for birth of child England's Fabian Delph to fly home for birth of child
- June 29, 2018

On a mission: England manager Gareth Southgate wasn't too anxious by his team's loss to Belgium. Southgate added: "We want to win football matches, so we're not happy to come away from here having been beaten". Plus we head to Russian Federation to speak with Chief Football Writer Sam Wallace about a side which has barely moved out of second gear but is sitting firmly in the favourite's seat: Brazil. (more...)
Trump keeps pressure on Harley-Davidson to maintain production in US
- June 29, 2018

Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) announced Friday, June 29 that it is expanding its new Wisconn Valley Innovation Network to Green Bay, Wisconsin as part of its initiative to foster and attract talent and connect with supply chain partners throughout the Badger state. (more...)
Shooting at 'Capital Gazette' Newsroom Leaves Multiple Fatalities Shooting at 'Capital Gazette' Newsroom Leaves Multiple Fatalities
- June 29, 2018

Police described the suspect - who was being questioned in custody - as a white adult male who was armed with a rifle or a shotgun, and appeared to have acted alone. The Sun reported that the Baltimore Police Department did a sweep of the Sun newsroom, which is about 26 miles away, following the report of the shooting in Annapolis. (more...)
'Multiple' deaths after reports of shots fired outside Maryland
- June 29, 2018

Photographer Paul Gillespie said, "I kept thinking, 'I can't believe I'm going to die". On Thursday evening, Jimmy DeButts , the Capital Gazette's community news editor, requested that people "stop asking for information/interviews" and added that the newspaper's "reporters & editors give all they have every day" and have "a passion for telling stories from our community". (more...)
European Union leaders reach deal on migration at summit
- June 29, 2018

The draft he agreed with Macron included plans for so-called regional disembarkation platforms that would allow for "rapid and secure processing" of asylum seekers to separate out economic migrants. Italy's political neophyte prime minister almost proved her right with his brinkmanship as the talks began on Thursday afternoon. She said she wanted the pace of Brexit talks to quicken once London publishes its white paper on Britain's future ties with the EU. (more...)
Woman charged after speeding down Florida interstate with man clinging to hood
- June 29, 2018

Isidore, from Florida , told 7News that she drove off with her ex-boyfriend on her Mercedes-Benz because he didn't want her to leave their home to pick up the couple's daughter. A man frantically clung to his ex-girlfriend's auto bonnet for more than 30 kilometres as she hit speeds in excess of 110km/h on a busy freeway. Witness Daniel Midah, who was also traveling on the highway at the time, captured the entire incident on video. (more...)
No deal yet for German coalition over migrant row - CDU lawmaker No deal yet for German coalition over migrant row - CDU lawmaker
- June 29, 2018

The issue has divided longtime conservative allies and poses the most serious challenge yet to Merkel's leadership, raising questions about a possible collapse of her coalition a little more than 100 days after it took office. According to the Pew Research Center, the struggle between the CDU and the CSU over German immigration policy "could, if not resolved, lead to the fall of the Merkel government". (more...)
The moment chartered plane crashed in Mumbai's Ghatkopar The moment chartered plane crashed in Mumbai's Ghatkopar
- June 29, 2018

People who were in the area and witnessed the crash said that the plane was already on fire when it landed with a loud thud and burst into flames. Co-pilots Maria Zuberi and Captain Pradeep Rajput, and the rest of the crew are being deemed as heroes, who managed to avert a very big disaster. (more...)
European Union agrees to asylum processing sites on its soil in landmark deal
- June 29, 2018

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, who heads a month-old anti-immigration government, had vetoed joint conclusions for the entire agenda of the summit in Brussels until his demands were finally met before dawn. Malta's prime minister said: "EU Member States agreed that vessels operating in the Mediterranean must respect the applicable laws". New money for the EU-Turkey deal? On June 28, Italy had raised objections to releasing the additional 3 billion Euro aid. (more...)
Hypocrisy won’t stop McConnell from tilting the Supreme Court to the right Hypocrisy won’t stop McConnell from tilting the Supreme Court to the right
- June 29, 2018

Wade and, thus, should be a "nonstarter" with senators who support reproductive rights. "She views Roe v. Wade as being settled law". Ezra Levin, co-founder of the protest group Indivisible, emphasized the importance of Collins and Murkowski to their strategy to protect abortion rights. (more...)
US Officials Not Able to Carry Out 'Zero-Tolerance' for Migrant Families US Officials Not Able to Carry Out 'Zero-Tolerance' for Migrant Families
- June 29, 2018

The top U.S. border enforcement official has confirmed that authorities are not pursuing the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy for parents who cross the border with their children. However, he also said the Trump administration would "do everything in our power to avoid separating families". They joined forces as more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks and placed in government-contracted shelters. (more...)
Prince William kicks off busy day in Israel at Holocaust memorial Prince William kicks off busy day in Israel at Holocaust memorial
- June 29, 2018

Princess Alice hid three members of the Cohen family in her palace in Athens during the Nazi occupation of Greece in World War II. He told the guests: "Israel's remarkable story is partly one of remembering this awful past but, also, looking forward to a much more hopeful future". (more...)
United Kingdom intelligence officers knew of terror suspects' torture United Kingdom intelligence officers knew of terror suspects' torture
- June 29, 2018

The agencies appeared to be "deliberately turning a blind eye so as not to damage the relationship and risk the flow of intelligence; if the agencies started raising concerns, the US could have refused United Kingdom officers access to the detainees and stopped passing on any intelligence they obtained", it said. (more...)
GOP Immigration Bill Fails Despite Last-Minute Support From Trump GOP Immigration Bill Fails Despite Last-Minute Support From Trump
- June 29, 2018

Immigration authorities have separated about 2,300 children from their parents in recent weeks, sparking global outrage as images and recordings of weeping children emerged. She said she was proud to have worked on getting language into the bill meant to permanently prevent family separations at the border and that, as the child of Haitian immigrants, "this issue is tangible and personal to me". (more...)
Polish government backs away from disputed Holocaust law Polish government backs away from disputed Holocaust law
- June 29, 2018

The conservative authorities said the original law was modeled on anti-defamation laws in many other countries, including laws criminalizing Holocaust denial. The law was condemned by Israel, which said the law would stifle discussion of the Holocaust and allow for the whitewashing of crimes such as denunciations and killings of Jews by fellow Poles. (more...)
575 arrests in Capitol Hill protest against zero-tolerance policy 575 arrests in Capitol Hill protest against zero-tolerance policy
- June 29, 2018

Jayapal who was elected to the House of Representatives from Washington State in 2016. "What do we want?" Hundreds of women have descended on Capitol Hill to protest the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policy which separates illegal immigrant families at the border. (more...)
Trump Attacks 'Filthy' Restaurant That Refused To Serve His Press Secretary Trump Attacks 'Filthy' Restaurant That Refused To Serve His Press Secretary
- June 29, 2018

Hostin and her fellow co-hosts on ABC's "The View" were discussing the decision of the Red Hen restaurant owner to deny Sanders service on the basis that she worked for an " inhumane and unethical " president. "They were coming in faster than I could keep up with", DeProto added. The rising McCarthyism of the left will soon lead to the money question: Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Trump coalition? "I always had a rule, if a restaurant is dirty on the outside, it is ... (more...)
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa blames Grace Mugabe faction for blast Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa blames Grace Mugabe faction for blast
- June 29, 2018

The explosion injured at least 49 people while so far two people have died from injuries sustained in the attack . During Mugabe's final months in office, the G40 faction accused Mnangagwa, who was then vice president, of plotting with the military to grab power. (more...)
Putin-Trump summit set for July 16 in Helsinki Putin-Trump summit set for July 16 in Helsinki
- June 29, 2018

More vexing have been the fallout in relations over such issues as Ukraine , Syria, Western sanctions , and allegations the Kremlin was responsible for the poisoning of a former Russian spy on British soil last March. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was likely to meet his USA counterpart Mike Pompeo beforehand, he added. Trump congratulated Putin by phone in March after the Russian leader's landslide re-election victory, even though opposition activist Alexei Navalny was barred ... (more...)
Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again
- June 29, 2018

Clouds of ash from the Mount Agung volcano are lit with warm sunset light in Karangasem, Bali a year ago. Twelve Jetstar flights, including routes between Denpasar and Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide and Cairns, were cancelled. "We advise any of our customers now in the area, or due to visit Bali, to register with Safe Travel in order to keep updated on the most recent information". (more...)
EU leaders claim breakthrough deal on migrants EU leaders claim breakthrough deal on migrants
- June 29, 2018

Another element of the proposed solution is to manage better the "push factors", or reasons why migrants in Africa feel they have no other choice but to seek sanctuary in Europe . So far this year, some 54,000 migrants have arrived in Europe - compared with nearly 900,000 during a similar six-month period at the end of 2015. Migrants sometimes use Morocco as a jumping-off point to reach Spain , which has seen a surge in migrants coming across by sea this year . (more...)
Duckworth joins women's Capitol protest with baby
- June 29, 2018

They were processed and being released, according to Capitol Police, a D.C. agency. Among them were a Washington state congresswoman, the lawmaker said on Twitter . Then, the marchers made their way to congressional buildings on Capitol Hill, risking arrest in the process. "Shame! Shame!" at the Trump International Hotel. (more...)
AI Calls Out Myanmar Military Chief, Subordinates for Crimes Against Humanity AI Calls Out Myanmar Military Chief, Subordinates for Crimes Against Humanity
- June 29, 2018

Shortly after the European Union announcement, the Burmese military confirmed that one of the sanctioned generals had been fired and another had left the armed forces last month after being removed from his post. "But none of these attempts are likely to work, short of prosecutions for crimes against humanity and the eventual return of large numbers of Rohingya to Rakhine State under improved legal and humanitarian conditions". (more...)
Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court
- June 29, 2018

Since becoming majority leader, McConnell has held Supreme Court justices to the same lower threshold. KELOLAND News talked with Minnesota Sen. Mike Lee of Utah (47), 6th U.S. Murkowski has vowed a careful vetting of Trump's nominee, saying, "there is no doubt that the president's nominee to succeed Justice Kennedy can expect exacting scrutiny from the Senate and that is the standard I will apply". (more...)
Battle already brewing over Trump's next Supreme Court pick
- June 29, 2018

AFSCME. And it is likely that Kennedy's retirement, by focusing attention on the Supreme Court and hence on the Senate, will redound to the benefit of Republicans this autumn. Kirsten Gillibrand of NY wrote Tuesday on Twitter. Trump met at the White House on Thursday with Democratic Sens. McConnell changed rules for filibusters on Supreme Court justices past year to overcome Democratic opposition and confirm Trump's first appointment, Justice Neil Gorsuch . (more...)
Russia-Backed Syrian Forces Intensify Assault on Rebel Stronghold Russia-Backed Syrian Forces Intensify Assault on Rebel Stronghold
- June 29, 2018

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 17 people people were killed when their underground shelter was hit by a Russian or Syrian regime strike on the town of Musayfrah, around ten miles from the Jordanian border. Jordan, which has become home for more than a million Syrian refugees since the start of the hostilities more than six years ago, has been emphatic about its refusal to let even one more Syrian fleeing the horrors of the civil war. (more...)

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