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What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Says About the Rise of the Left

And that might include Democratic socialism . Ocasio-Cortez, daughter of a Bronx-born father and Puerto Rican mother, had worked as an organizer for the 2016 Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. The Jerusalem Post said that Greenwald opened the...

Mattis vows 'strong defensive stance' on North Korea

But Mattis, the most senior US administration official to visit Japan, reaffirmed the USA goal of dismantling North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Japan's defense establishment was taken aback by the US President Donald Trump's recen...

4 journalists, sales assistant killed at Maryland newspaper

Wendy Winters, 65, Rebecca Smith , 34, Gerald Fischman , 61, and John McNamara were also killed, he said. The gunman , who many have identified as Jarrod Warren Ramos, is said to have barged into the building of the Capital Gazette and opened ...

USA government says it will detain migrant children with parents

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the musical "Hamilton", sang a lullaby dedicated to parents who are unable to sing to their children. "These are mothers, sisters, daughters, people who understand exactly what these women who brought their childr...

The EU-28 reach a migration agreement for member states

European Union leaders have defended a migration deal struck during talks in Brussels as doubts emerged about whether they would fulfil their promises to build secure centres for processing asylum claims of people rescued at sea. Merkel said she wo...

Our Favorite Signs From the Families Belong Together Marches

More than 16,000 had RSVP-ed on Facebook for the "Families Belong Together" march, and Daley Plaza began filling up by 10 a.m. Scores of organizations are supporting Saturday's mass mobilizations, spearheaded by the liberal group MoveOn.org, a...

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand calls for end of ICE

In recent days a number of high-profile Democrats, including the New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio , and New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand , have called for the agency to be disbanded with a new immigration enforcement program brought in in its...

Britain's BAE Systems wins contract to build Australian warships

BAE's Type 26 Global Combat Ship was chosen over competitors from Italy's Fincantieri and Spain's Navantia, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, June 28. Australia in October announced its new frigates would be fitted with long-range a...

Delhi: Bodies of 11 members of a family found hanging in Burari

A police team has been rushed to the spot and an investigation is underway to ascertain if it was a case of mass suicide or murder. The four men, three women and four girls were found hanging from an iron grill used as a ventilator in the courtyard...

Gunman kills at least five in targeted attack at Maryland newspaper

Carl Hiaasen said he was "devastated and heartsick" at the loss of his brother, "one of the most gentle and amusing people I've ever known". In July 2011, an article in a Maryland newspaper titled "Jarrod wants to be your friend" told of how a ...

Trump Administration Claims Right to Detain Migrant Families Indefinitely

The administration announced a new policy Friday to detain almost all illegal immigrant families nabbed at the border, offering the latest bold ante in an ongoing battle over President Trump's attempt to stop a new surge of migration. "To hear how ...

112-year-old Richard Overton's bank account drained

A local artist painted his portrait on a utility box there this year. The fundraiser provided around-the-clock, in-home care for Overton, who has faced numerous bouts of pneumonia. The family said the alleged thief stole "a considerable amount" of ...

Leahy grills Pompeo on North Korea, Iran nukes

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the USA will regularly assesses Pyongyang's seriousness toward abandoning its nuclear weapons program, but has not committed to a timeline or roadmap. In reality, the document he signed with Kim at their June...

Supreme Court Upholds President Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

A sixth majority-Muslim country, Chad, was removed from the list in April after improving "its identity-management and information sharing practices", Trump said in a statement. She also said the decision to uphold the ban involved "ignoring th...

Hundreds rally in Harrisburg to call for reuniting immigrant families

Hundreds of children remain separated from their parents in shelters throughout the US. She said she was anxious about the children taken from their families, and their parents left without knowing how to find them. Walsh said Friday afternoon that S...

17 states sue Trump over separation policy

The United States' top border enforcement official acknowledged Monday that authorities are now not able to carry out the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy of detaining and prosecuting everyone entering the country illegally, as offici...

U.S. protesters urge Trump to reverse immigration crackdown

Some protestors we spoke to Saturday also said Trump's executive order to reunite families does not go far enough, and some have called for the elimination of the U.S. "This was a tipping point", said Sullivan, a professor who splits her time bet...

US accuses Iran of violating UN resolutions

The protests in late December and early January saw at least 25 people killed and almost 5,000 arrested, but took place largely in Iran's provinces rather than in the capital, Tehran. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Iranian Supreme Leader, ordered the ...

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick July 9

Speaking en route his golf property in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump said he would not ask candidates their position on Roe v. Wade . A change in Senate rules means that only a simple majority vote is needed to confirm a justice. Wade decision th...

‘Families Belong Together' Rally: Thousands protest family separations at border in DC

Because children can not be placed in adult facilities, the policy led to the separation of families. Trump agreed to rescind the separation part of the policy, but opponents say the administration has no plan for the speedy reunification of those ...

Trump in Fargo dubs Heidi Heitkamp a ‘liberal Democrat,’ urges her defeat

Trump encouraged Cramer, a Republican, to run for the Senate after the third-term congressman initially said he would instead seek re-election. "You need a senator who doesn't just talk like they're from North Dakota, but votes like they're from ...

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin to meet on July 16 in Helsinki

Trump's tweet came about an hour after the White House and Kremlin officially announced a summit between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin . Putin, who has repeatedly denied allegations of having interfered with the 2016 USA preside...

France is bringing back national service

But some remain unconvinced of the benefits. The new national service program will occur in two phases, one mandatory and one optional. The first part is a mandatory one-month placement focusing on civic culture . But there is still a lot of detai...

Trump Is Upset Congress Failed To Pass an Immigration Law

Error! There was an error processing your request. As it stands now, though, the status quo suits Democrats far more than it does Republicans , as the existing law and EO force catch-and-release as the only option. The bill would have dive...

Maryland shooting latest: Suspect had bitter history with newspaper

Those killed were Gerald Fischman, a 61-year-old editorial writer; editor and writer Rob Hiaasen, 59; reporter and editor John McNamara, 56; Rebecca Smith, a 34-year-old sales assistant; and reporter Wendi Winters, 65. Downtown, near the statehouse a...

Turkey arrests 12 for ‘cursing Erdogan’ before opposition rally

In his victory speech Erdoğan vowed that he would make those who were once left out into "first class citizens". This election was also the first held after Erdoğan won a referendum past year to vastly increase his presidential power.

Top ICE Agents Call for Homeland Security to Abolish It

Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) on Tuesday, has made ending ICE part of her platform. NY has been a bellwether of such calls, first started by immigrant rights advocacy groups but recently picked up by national figures such as Democratic House candidate Ale...

Trump Changes Course, Will Use Existing Law To Review Chinese Tech Investments

He recently intervened to save Chinese telecom company ZTE from harsh penalties for violating USA sanctions on trading with Iran and North Korea, tweeting that he feared "too many jobs in China" would be lost. "One week he's pulled one direction, the...

Amnesty Intl urges trials for Myanmar military over Rohingya

Myanmar has rejected most accusations of wrongdoing and has said it launched a legitimate counter-insurgency operation after attacks against its military by Rohingya militants last August. In a rare move, Myanmar's military said this week he had been...

Bali flights cancelled as volcano erupts

Korean Air, AirAsia, China Eastern Airlines, Garuda, Malindo Air and Citilink had also cancelled some flights. Mount Agung, in northeastern Bali, has erupted with various intensities since late past year and in December the airport was also closed ...

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Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Five South Korean climbers - belonging to the group Koreanway Gurja Himal Expedition 2018 - including team leader Kim Chang-ho, were killed in the avalanche on Friday evening, The...

European Union official sees room for Brexit breakthrough next week

The DUP leader has warned the prime minister not to accept a "dodgy" Brexit deal she will later regret. "If the European Union doesn't match the ambition and pragmatism we've sh...

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

Nine bodies were found in a cardboard box, two were found in caskets - all in a hidden section of the ceiling. The state shuttered the funeral home in April after finding multipl...

Pope accepts Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s resignation amid sex abuse scandal

Cardinal Donald Wuerl resigned amid two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals rocking the Catholic Church . The grand jury report found that 1,000 people - a lot of them c...

Palestinian Wife Stoned to Death by Israeli Settlers in Occupied West Bank

Black smoke from burning tires covers the sky over Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. Th...

Earthquake Shakes Indonesia's Java, Bali Islands, Killing 3

A string of earthquakes in Lombok in eastern Indonesia killed more than 550 people over the summer. "All my neighbours were also running". Tourists on bicycles ride past In...

United Nations elects human rights abusers to its Human Rights Council

India was on Friday elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, getting the most votesamong all candidates. India had previously been elected to the Geneva-based Human Ri...

Michael Bloomberg reregisters as a Democrat

Bloomberg was a registered Republican when he was elected mayor of New York City in 2001, though he left the party in 2007 and has been a political independent ever since. Bloombe...

Massive Earthquake Rocks Papua New Guinea

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that hazardous waves were possible on coasts within 300 km (186 miles) of the epicenter. The warning Center for tsunamis in the Pacific ha...

Theresa May verging closer to Brexit deal but is facing cabinet resignations

Media captionHelen Grant on the DUP: "I think they are bluffing". Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Thursday threatened to withdraw its support for British Prime...

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Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

Wuerl out as DC Archbishop … soon

McCarrick of Washington . Francis held talks with Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and other senior members of the bishops' conference just 48 hours after ordering an investigation into V...

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

Storm Callum: Roads closed and hundreds without power

In the Republic, where Storm Callum was set to first make landfall, a national emergency co-ordination group met yesterday for a briefing on the dangers posed by the intense weathe...

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

Air India flight hits wall at Trichy airport, gets diverted to Mumbai

The matter was conveyed to the pilot in command. The flight IX-611, with 130 passengers and six crew, took off at around 1.20 a.m. and was then diverted to Mumbai where it made a...

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Cyclone Titli: Schools, colleges to remain closed on Oct 11 & 12

Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts would remain in radar of the cyclone , and stands fair chances of incessant showers. Casualties were low as administ...

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Pentagon Grounds Troubled F-35 Fighters After First Crash

Christopher Harrison, a U.S. Marine Corps spokesman. The inspections should be complete within 24 to 48 hours, Task & Purpose reported , citing a Pentagon official. According to...

This is what to expect when Storm Callum hits Northern Ireland

This is what to expect when Storm Callum hits Northern Ireland

The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for parts of the United Kingdom on Friday and Saturday. Met Éireann has warned that strong winds associated with Storm Callum...

Trump says S. Korea won't lift NK sanctions without USA approval

Trump says S. Korea won't lift NK sanctions without USA approval

In a range of trial balloons released over the last week, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha has raised the possibility of lifting bilateral sanctions against North Korea...

You have to prove that Khashoggi left the consulate

You have to prove that Khashoggi left the consulate

According to the Washington Post , Ms Cengiz said Khashoggi was concerned he would not be allowed to leave - before entering the consulate, he gave her his phone and instructions ...

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Research shows unionists prefer Brexit over the territorial integrity of the UK

Wilson adds : "The road which the leaks and briefings is outlining is the road to parliamentary defeat for any deal the prime minister brings forward". By withdrawing its support, ...