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Senator Sent Coat Hangers by Abortion Rights Activists

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Wade decision to be "unacceptable". "I have deep concerns about this nominee", the Democratic senator Chuck Schumer, now minority leader, said at the time . She also served as deputy assistant attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel, and clerked for David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Read More »

PM must deliver hard Brexit or face revolt, says Rees-Mogg

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The Times of London reported Monday that a senior civil servant in the department overseeing negotiations with the EU had briefed ministers on the dire situation, telling them they had no chance of a bespoke trade deal in which British companies would have privileged access to the European market. Read More »

Trump names Indian-American to key role in appointment of SC justice

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The White House also announced Monday that spokesman Raj Shah is taking a leave of absence from his position to work full time on overseeing the communications effort associated with the upcoming Supreme Court pick. "We'll make a decision. over the next few days and we'll be announcing it on Monday", Trump said. They would also be "very likely" to back weakening President Barack Obama's 2010 law that expanded health care coverage to millions of Americans, he said. Read More »

Merkel turns the screw on Bavarian rebels over migration

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Meanwhile, the conflict nearly toppled Germany's ruling coalition which comprise CDU, CSU and the Social Democratic Party (SPD). After further talks with a smaller group of CSU officials seeking to change his mind, Mr Seehofer said he had agreed to meet again with Mrs Merkel's party before he made his decision final. Read More »

Merkel eases German migrant row with European Union accords

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Former communist countries in Eastern Europe, particularly the authoritarian governments of Hungary and Poland, implacably oppose the plan and said Friday's deal had buried the idea forever. With his firm stance on immigration, he is the Bavarians' political idol, and the state's prime minister, CSU member Markus Soeder, even invited him - and pointedly not Merkel - to help the party campaign ahead of the October election. Read More »

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters defiant, but rally turnout hits a low

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Hong Kong has rights unseen in China, including freedom of expression, but there are concerns those liberties are now under threat from a repressive Beijing and a loyalist local government. Some wore masks of the city's leader Carrie Lam with long rubber Pinocchio-style noses attached. It has happened for 15 consecutive years since that day in 2003 when, hours after then premier Wen Jiabao wrapped up his visit and left Hong Kong , half a million people took to the streets to oppose the ... Read More »

Moscow: Crimea not on Trump-Putin agenda at summit

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Shelby informed that the members of Congress who are now on a visit to Russia expect to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. President Donald Trump plans to meet one-on-one with Vladimir Putin at the start of their July 16 summit in Helsinki, Finland, according to a person familiar with the plans, before allowing other aides to join the highly anticipated encounter with the Russian leader. Read More »

Three injured as Mumbai bridge crashes on rail tracks

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Rescuers were cutting through the concrete and iron of the fallen slab, while engineers were working to restore power and train services. BEST has said it will run more buses to make up for the disruption in train services. Morning commuters were left in shock and disappointment today in Mumbai , as a portion of the Gokhale bridge collapsed. Its commuters peak time. "Hope local services will resume soon". Read More »

Woman Tells of Being 'Tormented, Terrorized' by Newspaper Shooting Suspect

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A few months later, Ramos filed another complaint that added a charge of invasion of privacy. "There was a fear that doing so would exacerbate an already flammable situation", said Timothy Altomare, chief of Anne Arundel county police. Once inside, he killed journalist and columnist Rob Hiaasen; editorial page editor Gerald Fischman; special publications editor Wendi Winters; writer John McNamara , and sales assistant Rebecca Smith . Read More »

Najib expected to face over 10 CBT charges linked to SRC International

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Mr Mahathir said in an interview last month that embezzlement and bribery with government money were among the charges that Malaysia was looking to bring against Mr Najib, adding they had "an nearly ideal case" against him. Riza arrived at the anti-graft agency office at 1.30pm, accompanied by his lawyer, Datuk K Kumaraendran. United States investigators say Riza's company, Red Granite Pictures, used money stolen from 1MDB to finance Hollywood films including the Martin ... Read More »

Najib arrested, to be charged tomorrow

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A court source said Najib would be charged at the Criminal Sessions Court 2 located at Level 4 on the right wing of the Kuala Lumpur Courts Complex. Authorities picked Najib up from his home after serving him with a remand order, two sources close to the family said. Read More »

Amazon's July 16 Prime Day will spill over into second day

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Akshay Sahi, head of Amazon Prime in India, said that Prime memberships had more than doubled since the last Prime Day . Amazon's Prime Day deals are coming to the aisles of Whole Foods as the online retailer seeks to lure more people to its Prime membership after a recent price hike. Read More »

French gangster uses helicopter to flee prison, manhunt under way

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In 2013, Faid managed to escape from a prison in Lille, France , by taking four guards hostage and then detonating explosives hidden in a tissue box to blow out the prison gates, local outlets reported. France's justice minister says investigators believe drones seen months ago buzzing above a prison may be linked to the high-flying escape. Faid's brother has been detained. Read More »

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested by anti-corruption officers

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Aziz and Red Granite have denied wrongdoing. The newly-appointed Umno president said the questioning was mainly on his meeting with the Saudi Arabian royal family in 2015, whom the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) government had claimed as having donated the questionable RM2.6 billion into Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's personal account. Read More »

Leftist candidate sweeps to victory in Mexico, marking major shift

Obrador says he'll seek a relationship of "friendship and respect" with the US. But journalist Javier Tello Diaz tells me the better comparison is with another insurgent outsider: Bernie Sanders. But Duncan also said that many people are unsure of how Lopez Obrador will be able to provide what he has promised. Trudeau had been working closely with outgoing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on the NAFTA negotiations and spoke with him about the deal on Friday ahead of the elections. Read More »

‘Dead’ woman comes back to life in morgue fridge

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Ambulance company Distress Alert operations manager Gerrit Bradnick said that the presence of another private ambulance crew at the scene added to the chaos and that there was "no evidence" of negligence. Mr Bradnick said there's "no proof" his staff were negligent. The woman has been transported to a hospital where she is recovering, according to the BBC . Read More »

Fear turns into joy: Rescue boat saves 60 in Mediterranean

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Migrants intercepted aboard a dinghy off the coast in the Strait of Gibraltar, are seen on a rescue boat after arriving at the Port of Algeciras, southern Spain, June 30, 2018. The account by Proactiva Open Arms - a Spanish NGO - came as European Union leaders in Brussels signed a deal aimed at controlling migration that steps up support for the Libyan coastguard and demands that humanitarian and other ships operating in the Mediterranean do not obstruct their operations. Read More »

Wave of protests in U.S. over separation of migrant children

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Six news organizations are partnering together to track down information about the migrant children being held in detention centers and shelters across the country after being separated from their families upon crossing the U.S. His administration is also approving fewer family visas. Demonstrators lifted their fists and numerous, colorful signs. "I care! Do you?" read Joan Culwell's T-shirt as she joined a rally in Denver. Read More »

Clearwater Coast Guard crews assist in rescue after boat explodes in Bahamas

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Five others were airlifted to Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau. The small white vessel was carrying 12 passengers , including 10 American tourists and two Bahama natives, when it burst into flames. The cause of the incident is under investigation by the Exuma branch of the Royal Bahamas Police Force. Stay with tampabay.com for updates . Her husband suffered burns in the explosion. Read More »

Boys and coach missing in Thai cave found alive

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Brilliant." The rescue team member then tells them, "You have been here 10 days. With the way out of the cave blocked by flood waters from the heavy rains, rescuers are hoping that the boys made it through to an elevated rock mound that cavers have nicknamed "Pattaya Beach" after one of Thailand's best known tourist destinations. Read More »

Trump says he's interviewed four candidates for Supreme Court

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Trump has said he will announce his Supreme Court nominee on July 9. For Collins, who will be a key vote, it comes down to upholding precedent. "He's looking for individuals that have the right intellect, the right temperament and that will uphold the constitution", she said. Read More »

County Fire grows overnight, now at least 44,500 acres with 'extreme' behavior

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Fifty structures are still being threatened. The National Weather Service says temperatures should be about five degrees cooler overnight and high temperatures will also be significantly cooler beginning on Tuesday. The original evacuation order covered 300 homes and impacted about 450 people. "You can see the smoke and you can see an orange-red glow from the flames". Read More »

Arrest made in alleged July 4 attack plan in Cleveland, FBI says

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Pitts also talked about his hatred for the USA military, Anthony said. Pitts told the undercover agent his intention was most likely to bomb Cleveland's Independence Day parade. The FBI says it first got a tip about Demetrius Pitts a year ago, and when Pitts thought he was talking with terrorist contacts, he was actually in communication with an undercover agent. Read More »

Is Michael Cohen About To Flip On President Trump?

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Nonetheless, the agents were respectful, courteous and professional. When Stephanopoulos asked Cohen what he would do should Trump try to discredit him as he has with many of his opponents , Cohen was clear. Cohen has been under criminal investigation for months because of his business dealings, the Justice Department has said . In fact, he's stopped answering the question altogether, although he tells Stephanopoulos that "I want to answer". Read More »

Missing Boys Soccer Team Found Alive in Cave

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In case it proves impossible for the moment, the rescuers may try to teach the boys how to dive so they can leave the cave by themselves, according to Capt. But Mr Mirza said that could be an even more risky option. Options considered included waiting until water levels subsided, or teaching the group to use diving gear to navigate the flooded cave. Read More »

Political star Ocasio-Cortez appears on TV's 'The View'

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Later that afternoon, Ocasio-Cortez responded to the tweet , saying the house was in a town for working people and that she did not attend an Ivy League university. "So what that means to me is health care as a human right", Ocasio-Cortez said. "I believe that in a modern, moral, and wealthy society, no person in America should be too poor to live", she explained. Read More »