• Ruling on Trump's biased comments could aid other immigration-linked lawsuits
Ruling on Trump's biased comments could aid other immigration-linked lawsuits

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops didn't find such things extrinsic, citing Trump's "disparaging comments" and "repeated proposals to ban Muslims" in telling the court the travel ban is "blatant religious discrimination". The court's decision "swallows wholesale government lawyers' flimsy national security excuse for the ban instead of taki...

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  • Trump, Putin will hold summit July 16 in Finland, White House says
Trump, Putin will hold summit July 16 in Finland, White House says

However, Putin and Trump talked on the sidelines of the forum and adopted a joint statement on Syria . Trump's tweet also puts him at odds with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . "Probably there was meddling from other countries, maybe other individuals", Trump said, echoing the infamous comment he made during one of the presidential debates ab...

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  • Ocasio-Cortez's Israel Views Seen As Troubling
Ocasio-Cortez's Israel Views Seen As Troubling

And second, she needs to learn how to run in heels. Wanting to give their daughter more opportunities than Bronx public schools could offer, they sent her to a public school 40 minutes north of their home, according to her campaign website .

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  • Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old Democratic giant slayer?
Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old Democratic giant slayer?

She recently went to Tornillo, Texas, to protest against policies that have separated parents from their children at the southern US border. "It's one in which no person is too poor to have the medicines they need to live", she told Vogue .

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  • Unions and business demand greater speed in Brexit talks
Unions and business demand greater speed in Brexit talks

The document also overrides the European Communities Act 1972, which took Britain into the EU, which established that European law had precedence over laws passed in the British Parliament. "We are calling on the United Kingdom government and the EU to inject pace and urgency in the negotiations, bringing about measurable progress, in particular ...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan fetes poll triumph, opposition concedes defeat
Turkey's Erdogan fetes poll triumph, opposition concedes defeat

CNN reports that Erdogan declared himself the victor before the results were announced, leading to opposition claims that "state media and the election commission had manipulated the results and saying it was too early to be sure of the outcome".

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  • Ocasio-Cortez hopes to shake up House
Ocasio-Cortez hopes to shake up House

And specifically in some of these states, like NY and Maryland, there was a massive upset that will actually change Democratic Party politics in this country, and could challenge some of the neoliberal corporate Wall Street-backed Democrats who have dominated the party.

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  • Philadelphia police officer creates portrait of slain teen as NYPD detective
Philadelphia police officer creates portrait of slain teen as NYPD detective

Ramon Paulino, 21, is in police custody in connection with the stabbing, while investigators hunt for several other men caught on camera kicking, punching and stabbing the teen. Police say the beef between the 14-year-old victim, whose name was not released, and the gang began at French Charley's Park. "That was his desire to become a cop".

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  • Friend Of India In US Congress, Joseph Crowley Loses Primary Election
Friend Of India In US Congress, Joseph Crowley Loses Primary Election

But I think from day one we have had violations of the emoluments clause with the presidency". Kenneth Elmore (Wheelock'87), associate provost and dean of students, recalls meeting Ocasio-Cortez-"I knew her as Sandy"-when another student brought her to one of his weekly Coffee & Conversation forums".

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  • Putin summit is on; details Thursday
Putin summit is on; details Thursday

The announcement came Wednesday as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton was in Moscow for talks with Putin and other senior Russian officials. A special counsellor in the United States is conducting an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the USA presidential elections in 2016.

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  • Mexican town's police force arrested after mayoral candidate murdered
Mexican town's police force arrested after mayoral candidate murdered

The probe focused on potential violations of the police code of conduct, the statement said, without giving more details. Mayoral candidate Fernando Angeles was shot dead on Thursday. Other politicians who were considering a run have been killed before they could even register as candidates. The rarity of the apprehensions prompted national j...

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  • Trump Revels in Dem Rep. Joe Crowley's Primary Loss
Trump Revels in Dem Rep. Joe Crowley's Primary Loss

Yarmuth said he believed she would enjoy broad support within the caucus if she ran, though it's unclear given her very narrow margin of victory for vice caucus chair when she was elected in 2016. It means that because wealth so disproportionately resides with white men, the Democratic Party rarely supports women of color because they are unlikel...

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  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will run against St. John's professor
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will run against St. John's professor

Pending the results of other elections across the country, Ocasio-Cortez seems nearly certain to join Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as one of the few socialists ever elected to Congress. "We meet a machine with a movement, and that is what we have done today", Ocasio-Cortez said in her victory speech. If she wins the reliably Democratic dist...

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  • Durbin: Supreme Court confirmation should wait until after election
Durbin: Supreme Court confirmation should wait until after election

The announcement set up a titanic battle between Republicans allied with Donald Trump , who wish to replace Kennedy with a more reliably conservative justice, and Democrats who fear that a new Trump appointment could give the court a decisive conservative bent for generations.

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  • Pelosi says Ocasio-Cortez win shouldn't be viewed as something larger
Pelosi says Ocasio-Cortez win shouldn't be viewed as something larger

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. Ocasio-Cortez just proved it. If you didn't know her name before Tuesday, you do now. "We spoke to communities that had typically been, I think, dismissed, and they responded", she added...

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  • £200m hoard found in homes of ousted Malaysia PM Najib Razak
£200m hoard found in homes of ousted Malaysia PM Najib Razak

He added that it had taken officials five weeks to count the items and calculate their value. Commenting on the largest seizure in Malaysians history, Comm Amar said he and his officers were shocked over the total amount. He had been working for Najib since 2009 and owned a company which allegedly received RM2 million from Najib via SRC Internati...

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  • US Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban on Muslim-Majority Nations
US Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban on Muslim-Majority Nations

Wade , the landmark case establishing the right to abortion access, was "doomed". McConnell blocked the nomination of Garland, President Obama's Supreme Court pick, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in 2016, claiming that the seat opened up too late in Obama's term and that the next president should pick the justice.

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  • Syrian army advances in southwest, U.N. says 45,000 displaced
Syrian army advances in southwest, U.N. says 45,000 displaced

Kiwan, the Tafas resident, said maybe the United Nations can help the displaced in southern Syria after Jordan's announcement. Another six million are displaced inside the country. State media said government warplanes and artillery also targeted the rebel-held sector of Deraa city, aiming to cut the supply road to the Jordanian border nearby.

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  • Sessions Turns Family Separations Into Well-Received Punchline At GOP Event
Sessions Turns Family Separations Into Well-Received Punchline At GOP Event

Juan Sanchez, chief executive of the nation's largest shelters for migrant children, said he fears a lack of urgency by the USA government could mean it will take months to reunite families. "She wanted to see everything for herself", Grisham said. "But the kids we have been seeing have not been in contact with the parents". But Trump had sugge...

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  • What is the European Union preparing on immigration? Euronews Answers
What is the European Union preparing on immigration? Euronews Answers

There was also some support for screening African migrants heading to Europe in North Africa and the Balkans, an idea that has sparked some concern about migrant rights, particularly after a 2016 European Union migrant deal with Turkey.

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