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Duckworth joins women's Capitol protest with baby

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Capitol Police said 575 protesters were arrested and escorted out of the Hart Senate Office Building in a mass demonstration that called for the abolishment of the U.S. Mazie Hirono (Hawaii) in the protest, The Hill reports . Kirsten Gillibrand also appeared at the demonstration, calling it "an fantastic protest of women speaking out to be heard". Read More »

Chartered plane crashes in Mumbai's Ghatkopar; 5 dead

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Television images of Thursday's crash showed pieces of the plane burning on the ground. The pilot seemed to have tried to land near a building under construction and not near the highly-populated localities. # The plane's occupants included two pilots and two Aircraft Maintenance Engineers. Further, a fire brigade team reached the spot with 3 fire engines and one jumbo water tanker as the aircraft caught fire post crashing. Read More »

9 killed in Lagos tanker fire, 54 vehicles burnt

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At least 30 cars have been reportedly destroyed by fire. 03474/28/6/2018/Olatunde Okoya/BJO/NANPic.31. Remains of private and commercial vehicles burnt as a result of tankers explosion on Otedola Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday (28/6/18). Read More »

Putin-Trump summit to take place in Helsinki on July 16

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The summit could irritate U.S. allies, such as Britain, who want to isolate Putin, or countries such as Ukraine who are nervous about what they see as Trump's overly friendly attitude towards the Russian leader. Russia President Vladimir Putin , left, and US President Donald Trump at the APEC leaders' summit in Danang, Vietnam. "There are a broad range of issues the president's going to talk about that need to be addressed", Pence said in an interview with Bloomberg News aboard ... Read More »

School holidays ruined for Bali sun seekers as flights cancelled

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Air New Zealand flight NZ245 from Auckland to Bali set to depart Friday has been cancelled because of the volcanic activity, as has return flight NZ246. "Due to volcanic ash cloud caused by Mount Agung in Bali, it is now not safe to operate flights to or from Denpasar Airport", Jetstar said in a statement. Read More »

Arrested As Hundreds Of Women Protest Immigration Policy In US

Police say those who were arrested were processed on the scene and released. They said people who were charged and fined could pay 24 hours after their arrests, but it was not clear who had been fined and how much. "Camps for children is just as wrong as camps for children and adults". "Their parents shouldn't even be locked up", Fudoli said. The protesters taking part in the "Women Disobey" demonstration, which was organized by the Women's March, blocked D.C. Read More »

Battle already brewing over Trump's next Supreme Court pick

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Flake has already stalled some nominations by withholding his support on the committee so as to pressure Republicans to vote on Trump's controversial tariffs, which Flake and many other Republicans staunchly oppose. "This could prove to be the most significant thing the Republican Senate does", Cruz said. "That's OK. I'm not a grudge carrier". Trump lashed out at Heitkamp during a rally in North Dakota this week, predicting she wouldn't support his eventual nominee to replace Kennedy ... Read More »

Bali airport closed as Mount Agung volcano gushes column of ash

AirAsia cancelled a string of flights in and out of Bali to a variety of destinations, including Jakarta , Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila and Surabaya. Thousands were stranded at the airport or hotels Friday, but it was not immediately clear how many tourists were unable to leave the island. "Kiwis due to travel should speak with their travel expert as soon as possible so that they can check the status of their flight or contact their carrier to confirm". Read More »

Gazette journalists tweet about the shooting inside their building: 'Please help us'

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The suspect was identified as Jarrod Ramos , 38, of Maryland , law enforcement sources told CBS News . Davis said he was taking cover under his desk when he heard the gunman reload after shooting several people. Multiple people have been shot at The Capital newspaper in Annapolis , Maryland . The Baltimore Sun owns the Annapolis newspaper. When he became President, however, the red meat given to the ramped-up crowds included the contention that reporters were "enemies of ... Read More »

Reports of an active shooter in Maryland

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Praying for those at the scene and for our community", he wrote . Paul W. Gillespie, who identifies himself as a staff photographer at the paper, said he was still in shock. Renee Mutchnik, a spokeswoman for the Sun , said "we believe there are some injuries" but she did not immediately know how many. The injured were transferred to Anne Arundel Medical Center and the Johns Hopkins Shock Trauma Center. Read More »

USA envoy Nikki Haley meets Sushma Swaraj

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Haley and Modi on Wednesday discussed ways to enhance India-U.S. cooperation, including on counterterrorism, said a statement by Modi's office. "We see those opportunities between the United States and India in a multiple level of ways". India's foreign ministry said Thursday however that the Islamic Republic was a "very traditional partner" that enjoyed "historical, civilizational linkages" to India. Read More »

Russian pop star close to Trump enacts 'pee tape' in latest video

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In his latest music video, posted on Youtube on Tuesday, Emin sings "You really got me good" while seemingly orchestrating meetings between Donald and Ivanka Trump, Hillary Clinton and Mark Zuckerberg . "Got Me Good" at times sounds like a break-up track, with Agalarov playing the role of a spurned lover, crooning: "Wish you at least said let's break up / Wish you could say how you feel / But you keep on playing / And every time that you go". Read More »

Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again

Passengers looks at an informtaion board at Bali's worldwide airport on Thursday, June 28 as airlines canceled flights. Mount Agung is spewing ash 2000 metres into the air. Some 10 domestic flights were also cancelled, affecting more than 1700 passengers. The regional volcanic ash advisory centre in Darwin said winds could carry the ash southwest toward Bali's global airport and Java, Indonesia's most densely populated island. Read More »

Immigrant Toddlers Are Being Ordered to Appear in Court Alone

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It joins a growing list of complaints by parents seeking access to their children, including a case filed Monday by three refugee women and a February lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union that seeks class-action status. Under a 1997 law, children must be released from detention as quickly as possible. The executive order would likely result in minors being detained with their parents for far longer periods while their asylum claims are heard. Read More »

Two Israeli Missiles Land near Damascus Airport

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According to the Syrian state TV, activists on the ground, who reported the sound of explosion, said the Israeli missiles left a "medium" explosion, Xinhua reported. A view shows a damaged house in the Laja area in northeastern Deraa province, Syria in this handout released on June 25, 2018. The attack has fuelled concern of a new wave of displacement in a conflict that has already uprooted 11 million people, forcing millions overseas as refugees. Read More »

The US Supreme supports Trump's immigration veto

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However, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Tuesday slammed the Supreme Court ruling, saying that history will judge the decision harshly. In one of two dissenting opinions, Justice Sonia Sotomayor - who was joined by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg - said the court's decision "fails to safeguard" the "principle of religious neutrality in the First Amendment". Read More »

Trump, Putin to Meet July 16 in Helsinki

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In 1990, George H.W. Bush sat down with Mikhail Gorbachev to discuss the end of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The savvy Russian leader may also see a one-two propaganda punch in the making, as he'll be able to close out one of the world's most closely-watched sporting events and then meet with Trump the very next day in a summit that, just like the soccer tournament, will be broadcast globally. Read More »

Mitt Romney to enter Congress as Democrat veteran suffers shock defeat

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In 2016, she protested against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, which set her political career in motion. Leaving the Bronx every day to get a quality education was a wake up call for Ocasio-Cortez, who realized that "the zip code a child was born in determined much of their destiny", her website says. Read More »

Erdogan proclaimed victor of Turkey election that brings him sweeping new powers

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Erdogan has overseen historic change in Turkey since his Islamic-rooted ruling party first came to power in 2002 after years of secular domination. Erdogan , 64, the most popular but also the most divisive politician in modern Turkey, added that Turkish forces would continue to "liberate Syrian lands" so that the 3.5 million Syrian refugees in Turkey could return home safely. Read More »

U.S. House expected to vote on immigration bill on Wednesday: lawmaker

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Even though the policy has ended, there remain more than 2,000 immigrant children in government-contracted shelters that were separated from their parents at the border. The small group is made up of unlikely bedfellows: for Republicans, Sens. But critics, including the American Civil Liberties Union, have labelled his suggestion "illegal and unconstitutional". Read More »

Dad shot dead in tent in front of two little kids

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The little girls, ages 2 and 4, were in the tent but not hurt. His daughters were not injured, Moore said . "There is no suspect information, no suspect vehicle". The GoFundMe page for Beaudette's family described him as an "amazing father, husband, son and brother". The campground was at Malibu Creek State Park , notable for being the set of M*A*S*H and a filming site for a number of movies. Read More »

Former NATO chief denied entry to U.S. over Iran trips

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US authorities rejected Solana's application for entry through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. Solana, who helped negotiate the Iran nuclear deal during his time as the EU's foreign policy chief, had been due to speak at an event at Washington's Brookings Institution, but learned he would not be able to enter the U.S. Read More »

U.S. temporarily scales back 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

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The "catch and release" policy practiced under the Bush and Obama administrations is now being utilized while the government scrambles to comply with federal laws. Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerRaces to watch in Tuesday's primaries House panel approves belated 2019 budget Overnight Health Care - Presented by the Association of American Medical Colleges -Dems, health groups demand immigrant children be quickly reunited with families MORE (D-Md.) said in a letter to administration ... Read More »

Cardi B Donates $8K To Family Of Teen 'Mistakenly' Killed By Gang

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Guzman-Feliz was left bleeding to death and screaming on the corner with his hands raised before running across the street to a hospital, police said. Family members believe the incident was a case of mistaken identity and claim the gang even apologized to them on social media. "They are actively investigating several promising leads and have gotten several tips from the public that they are working right now", a senior police official said Friday. Read More »

Iraq bombs meeting of Daesh leaders in Syria

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Those killed included a messenger for ISIL leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi , the statement added, without giving a specific date for the attack. There has been an uptick in attacks by the group in recent weeks, especially on a highway connecting the capital Baghdad with the country's north where Amaq said the men in the video had been taken. Read More »

Tens of thousands march in pro and anti-Brexit rallies

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Protesters held banners reading "Brexit will make us all poorer" and "No goodbye based on lies", while many could be seen waving the blue-and-yellow flag of the European Union . Airbus is reportedly preparing to ditch investment in the United Kingdom in the event of a no-deal Brexit - a move that could impact tens of thousands of jobs and cost the British economy billions. Read More »