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Actress Susan Sarandon arrested at anti-Trump protest Actress Susan Sarandon arrested at anti-Trump protest
- July 01, 2018

The protest took place in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building. Sarandon, who tweeted live updates from the event, joined in chants of "we care" in reference to First Lady Melania Trump's freakish decision to wear a jacket scribed with the words "I really don't care do u?". (more...)
Bolton says Putin denied meddling by Bolton says Putin denied meddling by "Russian state" in private meeting
- July 01, 2018

Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russian Federation by the United States in response, and its military intervention in the war in Syria to support President Bashar al-Assad are major causes of strain in the two countries' relations. (more...)
Bolton: US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year Bolton: US has plan to dismantle NK nuclear program in year
- July 01, 2018

Bolton said on " Fox News Sunday ". Trump was pressed on whether he trusted Kim Jong-un , whom he met last month in Singapore and with whom he said he had "a great chemistry", to make good on promises to destroy Pyongyang's nuclear program. (more...)
Off the coast of Libya has been missing for almost 100 migrants Off the coast of Libya has been missing for almost 100 migrants
- July 01, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Greece and Spain have declared that they're prepared to take back migrants already registered in those countries who arrive in Germany. Oscar Camps, president of the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms, complained that the Italian coast guard did not call on a rescue boat his organization had in range to assist the migrants, as it had in the past. (more...)
Japan eases North Korea missile alert system
- July 01, 2018

But Japanese forces will remain ready to intercept missiles detected via spy satellite images , the newspaper said. A North Korean patrol boat responded immediately when the South Korean Navy contacted it via an worldwide radio channel at 9 am Sunday in the western sea, normalizing the maritime communication channel for the first time in 10 years, according to the ministry. (more...)
Syrian troops march south as UN warns of catastrophe Syrian troops march south as UN warns of catastrophe
- July 01, 2018

Jordan, which is already hosting 660,000 registered refugees, says it can not accept any more and has sealed its border, despite appeals from aid groups. Jordan's Foreign Minister, Ayman Safadi, said that the border will remain closed. "There was a collapse in the eastern front yesterday", he added. Israel has refused to accept refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria, a country with which it remains officially in a state of war. (more...)
Spectacular helicopter jailbreak leaves notorious French gangster at large again Spectacular helicopter jailbreak leaves notorious French gangster at large again
- July 01, 2018

Faid, 46, was reportedly assisted by at least three armed accomplices who picked him up by helicopter from the Reau prison courtyard, in the southeatern suburbs of Paris , Le Parisien newspaper reported. In 2017, Faid was sentenced twice, once for 10 years for the previous jailbreak, and the second for 18 years for an attack on an armed van. In that escape, he took four prison wardens hostage and blasted a number of doors with explosives before fleeing in two getaway cars. (more...)
Patriots’ Belichick shares grief for ‘hometown newspaper’ in Maryland Patriots’ Belichick shares grief for ‘hometown newspaper’ in Maryland
- July 01, 2018

Top, from left, John McNamara and Wendi Winters; bottom, from left, Rob Hiaasen , Gerald Fischman and Rebecca Smith . Ramos was employed by an IT contractor for the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics - the agency that does the monthly jobs report and other economic data - from 2007 through 2014, a department spokesman said. (more...)
'Stuttering John' Comedian Tricks Jared Kushner into Prank Call with Donald Trump
- July 01, 2018

The voice that sounds like Trump promises the fake Menendez he'll nominate a new justice in " 10 to 14 days ". Unbelievable! They should arrest Jared Kushner for putting the call through, shame on Donald Trump who has been a friend of mine for years. (more...)
5 killed in United States newsroom shooting, suspect detained 5 killed in United States newsroom shooting, suspect detained
- July 01, 2018

I can tell you this: We are putting out a damn paper tomorrow. He said they must look for other dangers, such as bombs and other shooters. "We would have been much longer in identifying (Ramos) and being able to push forward in the investigation without that system", Altamore said. (more...)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thanks LGBT community after landmark win Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thanks LGBT community after landmark win
- July 01, 2018

Ms. Ocasio-Cortez agreed that lawmakers "absolutely do need" to secure borders and ensure "people are safe in passage", but that ICE should not be a part of that. She was awarded second place in the 2007 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for a microbiology project and got an asteroid named after her. (more...)
Trump has reportedly been clamoring for a United States withdrawal from the WTO Trump has reportedly been clamoring for a United States withdrawal from the WTO
- July 01, 2018

What we're hearing: "He's [threatened to withdraw] 100 times. It would totally [screw] us as a country", Axios quoted one source who's discussed the subject with Trump as saying. Trump has publicly complained about the WTO. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, speaking on CNN on Saturday, deflected a question over whether the administration wanted to withdraw from the worldwide treaty, saying, "That's the president's decision". (more...)
Thousands protests across US against Trump's immigration policies Thousands protests across US against Trump's immigration policies
- July 01, 2018

Thousands dressed in white gathered early on Saturday morning in sweltering heat in Lafayette Park across from the White House for what is expected to be the largest of the day's protests. Their chant "Say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcome here" echoed through the building, drawing scores of Senate staff to upper mezzanine floors from where they watched the commotion. (more...)
What we know about the Annapolis newspaper shooting What we know about the Annapolis newspaper shooting
- July 01, 2018

The Annapolis Capital Gazette reported that Jarrod W. Ramos sued the newspaper for defamation in 2012 after it ran a story about a criminal harassment case brought against him a year earlier. Police also found a package or carrying device, which contained a flammable liquid, on the ground of the building, he added. Investigators have secured the suspect's home and are in the process of preparing search warrants. (more...)
Migrant deal struck as Greece, Germany, Spain agree on returns, Dora Antoniou Migrant deal struck as Greece, Germany, Spain agree on returns, Dora Antoniou
- July 01, 2018

Announcing the end of tense summit talks shortly before dawn, European Council head Tusk tweeted that 28 EU "leaders agreed" on a migration compromise which was at the heart of their two-day summit. Central European countries claimed they had buried the idea of mandatory refugee quotas for all EU countries. 'Nor is there any solution to the situation of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea'. (more...)
‘Families Belong Together’ marches planned Saturday in NM ‘Families Belong Together’ marches planned Saturday in NM
- July 01, 2018

Following Trump's signing of an executive order last week-only after the policy sparked global outrage-Immigration and Customs Enforcement ( ICE ) agents will no longer separate families. "They do not deserve to be separated". Mr Trump has halted his policy of taking children from their detained parents under public pressure but around 2,000 of them are still being held, with many families saying they've not known how to locate them. (more...)
Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for end of ICE Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for end of ICE
- July 01, 2018

But the tweet falls in line with what has been a public relations-style push by ICE and its allies in the Department of Homeland Security to downplay the imagery of alleged family separations resulting from the administration's "zero tolerance" illegal immigration policy. (more...)
Australia awards UK’s BAE $26 billion navy frigate contract Australia awards UK’s BAE $26 billion navy frigate contract
- July 01, 2018

The Hunter-class variant of the Type 26 frigate will be designed by BAE and built by state-owned ASC Shipbuilding, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said. This subsidiary status will ensure that BAE Systems is fully responsible and accountable for the timely delivery of the frigates and guarantees the work will be carried out by Australian workers and create Australian jobs, the Prime Minister said. (more...)
Bodies found blindfolded and hanging from home in India Bodies found blindfolded and hanging from home in India
- July 01, 2018

Eleven members of a family, including seven women, were found dead in north Delhi's Burari on Sunday morning. The bodies were recovered from a house in Burari. "We are investigating from all possible angles, we are not ruling out anything". Two of them could be minors, an officer said. The bodies were blind-folded and gagged, and were found hanging from the ceiling of the house opposite Guru Govind Singh Hospital. (more...)
'Families Belong Together' protest draws thousands in Mpls 'Families Belong Together' protest draws thousands in Mpls
- July 01, 2018

Protesters waved signs in English and Spanish. He son has pleaded with her on the phone to bring him home . Faced with a barrage of criticism both at home and overseas, Mr Trump last week signed an executive order to halt the family separation practice , but made no specific provisions for those already split apart. (more...)
112-year-old Richard Overton's bank account drained 112-year-old Richard Overton's bank account drained
- July 01, 2018

Cousin Volma Overton Jr. said he discovered Thursday (June 28) that the money was siphoned in seven withdrawals over the past year and used to buy savings bonds. "It hurts tremendously", said Volma Overton, Richard Overton's cousin. Since it was first created in December 2016, more than $320,000 has been raised for the WWII veteran. (more...)
Protesters gather for Atlanta's 'Families Belong Together' rally Protesters gather for Atlanta's 'Families Belong Together' rally
- July 01, 2018

The president is not at the White House during the protest as he is spending the weekend in New Jersey. What's happening at the U.S. -Mexico border, children being separated from their parents has fueled frustration. They taped their protest signs, written in English and Spanish, to its grand wooden doors. Trump, who on Saturday was at a golf club he owns in Bedminster, New Jersey, criticized the handful of Democratic politicians who have urged for an elimination of the US agency that ... (more...)
'We Care': Over 600 Women Facing Arrest at Senate 'We Care': Over 600 Women Facing Arrest at Senate
- July 01, 2018

The demonstrators demanded Congress to end ICE as they condemned the "zero tolerance" immigration policy . The protesters were women who oppose the president and, in particular, his calls for a stricter immigration policy. Washington, D.C., will play host to the main event, but more than 600 sister marches are also planned. Organizers of Chicago's march, who also took to the streets in Pilsen and Little Village on Friday evening, said they expect their rally to be one of the largest ... (more...)
Iran Reopens Uranium Feedstock Plant to Enhance Nuclear Enrichment Iran Reopens Uranium Feedstock Plant to Enhance Nuclear Enrichment
- June 30, 2018

They say the U.S. sanctions would inevitably affect the country's economy, posing a challenge for Rouhani's administration. The currency's fall accelerated after U.S. At a meeting with judiciary officials on Wednesday, June 27, the Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Justice Department to "confront those who disrupt economic security". (more...)
Donald Trump weighs long list of names for Supreme Court vacancy
- June 30, 2018

And Kennedy was not the eldest member of the court - liberal stalwart Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85, and has indicated she has no intention of retiring. Democrat Bill Nelson, asked by reporters if a nominee's views on Roe v. Trump met on Thursday with senators from both parties at the White House to discuss the court vacancy created by the retirement of Kennedy, which was announced on Wednesday. (more...)
Rep. Pramila Jayapal Arrested Protesting Trump’s Zero Tolerance Immigration Policies
- June 30, 2018

Jayapal, who was born in India, tweeted a video of herself in which she said she was proud to be arrested to protest Trump's zero-tolerance policy. A federal judge in San Diego this week ordered the USA to reunite all separated children with their families within 30 days after he previously called the government's family separations "brutal". (more...)
Russia-US dialogue crucial for security of Europe - Finnish PM Russia-US dialogue crucial for security of Europe - Finnish PM
- June 30, 2018

Tuesday, congress heard testimony Russian Federation is already trying to interfere in the upcoming midterm elections. We had great meetings with President Xi of China. Niinisto said the agenda would be decided in coming weeks, adding that Trump and Putin would "certainly discuss the overall global situation and hopefully also arms control and disarmament issues" during their meeting in the Finnish capital. (more...)
France Is Reinstating National Service For All 16-Year-Olds France Is Reinstating National Service For All 16-Year-Olds
- June 30, 2018

To face the threats to the country, he said it was necessary to strengthen the link between the army and citizens, and he initially proposed for the service to be three to six months long. Even before it was announced, 14 youth organisations objected to the "inconsistencies" in the plan, objecting to the idea of being forced to take part in a project. (more...)
Annapolis Mourns Employees Killed In The Capital Gazette Attack Annapolis Mourns Employees Killed In The Capital Gazette Attack
- June 30, 2018

Another describes him as "recalcitrant". Investigators say he had a "long-standing grievance" with the newspaper. US President Donald Trump , yesterday said: "This attack shocked the conscience of our nation and filled our hearts with grief". (more...)
Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9 Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9
- June 30, 2018

He added: "I certainly wasn't anticipating a Supreme Court vacancy, but it's unaffected". He plans to begin interviewing possible candidates Monday but may meet with some this weekend in New Jersey. On Thursday night, Mr Trump met at the White House with Ms Collins, Ms Murkowski and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa, along with swing state Democratic senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. (more...)

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