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In shocker, longtime Congressman Joseph Crowley loses Democratic primary in NY

In shocker, longtime Congressman Joseph Crowley loses Democratic primary in NY Ocasio-Cortez broke through the status quo in her progressive New York City district by becoming the first person of color and woman to challenge Crowley in 14 years. In districts and states where the Democratic Party holds an overwhelming advantage, the power of ideas can indeed overcome the power of money. "And running for office, seeing, like, the silence around this issue, has been a little ... [Full Article...]

European Union leaders meet as divisions cloud asylum and migration talks

European Union leaders meet as divisions cloud asylum and migration talks German Chancellor Angela Merkel , left, along with other EU leaders, attends a roundtable meeting at an informal EU summit on migration at EU headquarters in Brussels, June 24, 2018. In recent weeks, Italy's new government has prohibited ships carrying migrants rescued in the Mediterranean from docking in the country's ports. Salvini said that France would not transform Italy - which has ta... [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's 'Muslim ban'

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's 'Muslim ban' There are also cases now moving through the lower courts, including one conservatives are eager to argue before Supreme Court with hopes of overturning Roe . "It leaves undisturbed a policy first advertised openly and unequivocally as a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States" because the policy now masquerades behind the facade of national-security concerns", she wr... [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory Is a Win for New York’s Restaurant Workers

Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory Is a Win for New York’s Restaurant Workers Jeff Stein, a reporter for The Washington Post , used this image of Ocasio-Cortez tending bar last fall in NY and said, "Less than a year later, she defeated the likely next Speaker of the House". Despite being a heavy favorite, Ocasio-Cortez seemed to have spooked Crowley in recent weeks. Even the Working Families Party backed Crowley, though to his credit, Bill Lipton, the WFP's state directo... [Full Article...]

NZ Prime Minister Ardern Names New-Born Daughter Neve Te Aroha

NZ Prime Minister Ardern Names New-Born Daughter Neve Te Aroha Since the birth on Thursday, Ms Ardern has been inundated with messages and gifts from world leaders, including the Queen and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex , who have sent a handwritten note saying they look forward to meeting later in the year. [Full Article...]

PA: US 'working hard' to topple Mahmoud Abbas

PA: US 'working hard' to topple Mahmoud Abbas Al-Quds dedicated its main front page story to efforts by the United States to impose its so-called "deal of the century" on the region and the trip two USA officials, Jarod Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, are now making to the region to sell their plan, which is rejected in total by the Palestinians and who are boycotting the U.S. [Full Article...]

North Korea scraps 'anti-US imperialism' rally as ties appear to warm

North Korea scraps 'anti-US imperialism' rally as ties appear to warm North Korea has reduced anti-U.S. messages over the past several months. Past year one official said all members of the ruling Workers' party and residents of Pyongyang were "aflame with the will to completely remove the USA imperialists, the sworn enemy, from the globe". [Full Article...]

Authorities: 7 arrests in connection with fatal stabbing

Authorities: 7 arrests in connection with fatal stabbing Guzman-Feliz, who was known as Junior, had dreams of becoming a police officer before his life was cut short. "I'm sorry", one of the messages from a "top leader" said , according to Derek Grullon, the boyfriend of the victim's sister. The Trinitarios, considered one of the largest Dominican gangs in the country, was reportedly started in 1989 by three inmates at Riker's Island jail. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket Further, this also led to many coming up with their versions of " Melania jacket " thereafter. However, while she was boarding the plane in Maryland's Andrews Air Force Base, she wore a jacket critics are slamming as "horrifically tone deaf" and "hugely insensitive". [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving officially ends

Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving officially ends They ensured restaurants and stores closed their doors for daily prayers and waved sticks at women who had their hair or face uncovered, shouting through microphones attached to the tops of their cars as they patrolled the streets. One cleric claimed women were not smart enough to drive , while another warned that those who drive risk damaging their ovaries and bearing children with clinical pr... [Full Article...]

Italy says Malta not taking in migrant ship is "inhumane"

Italy says Malta not taking in migrant ship is Like everything to do with migrants in Europe lately, even this meeting is proving controversial. Immigration figures are now much lower, with only 41,000 sea arrivals so far this year, according to United Nations data. After the talks he tweeted that Italy did not want to discuss "secondary movements" - referring to dealing with migrants already in Europe - without having addressed the "eme... [Full Article...]

British PM fends off Brexit defeat by pro-EU rebels

British PM fends off Brexit defeat by pro-EU rebels Pro-EU lawmakers later accused the government of going back on its word by offering only a symbolic "take it or leave it" vote on the final deal and not the ability to take control of the negotiations. "The vote will be tight", a government source told AFP . And despite the fact that she did compromise even in a meaningless way (yes I can't believe that I did just write that sentence, but it is... [Full Article...]

Turkey election: Who are the presidential frontrunners?

Turkey election: Who are the presidential frontrunners? Six candidates are contesting at the Turkish presidential race while eight political parties, including two alliances, are taking part in the parliamentary elections. Addressing a rally in Istanbul on Saturday attended by hundreds of thousands of people, Ince promised to reverse what he and opposition parties see as a swing towards authoritarian rule under Erdogan in the country of 81 million pe... [Full Article...]

Sara Netanyahu Accused of Fraud

Sara Netanyahu Accused of Fraud According to the indictment , Sara Netanyahu spent tens of thousands of dollars on meals from expensive restaurants between 2010 and 2013 in alleged violation of rules barring the residence from ordering in meals during periods when there was a cook on its staff. [Full Article...]

XXXTentacion's Girlfriend Pregnant With the Late Rapper's Child

XXXTentacion's Girlfriend Pregnant With the Late Rapper's Child Rapper XXXTentacion was leaving a South Florida motorcycle shop when an SUV cut him off and two masked people fatally shot at him, court records indicate. According to Bossip , some speculate that the man in the video is Williams . They then allegedly proceeded to buy masks before exiting the store, awaiting the rapper's return. [Full Article...]

Despite summit, N.Korea still a nuclear threat, says Trump

Despite summit, N.Korea still a nuclear threat, says Trump Mr. Trump said Thursday that the return of the remains was imminent. Also Friday, the US and South Korea agreed to indefinitely suspend two exchange program training exercises to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea, the Pentagon said. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump visits border, Congress flails on family separations

Melania Trump visits border, Congress flails on family separations She joined about 20 mayors from cities across the country in calling for the immediate reunification of immigrant children with their families. "It does not guarantee citizenship, but it does provide for a merit-based visa that the DACA population could apply for", Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a member of House GOP leadership, told Fox News. [Full Article...]

Melania's tone deaf jacket gets instantly burned by memes

Melania's tone deaf jacket gets instantly burned by memes As the first lady spoke with officials at a detention facility for immigrant minors on the border about reuniting children with their parents on Thursday afternoon, President Trump told reporters that he's directed his Cabinet officials to reunite the families his administration ripped apart in the first place. [Full Article...]

Sessions: Comparing US Immigrant Policy to Nazi Acts 'Real Exaggeration'

Sessions: Comparing US Immigrant Policy to Nazi Acts 'Real Exaggeration' The letter, which included groups such as the American Jewish Committee, the Anti-Defamation League, the Orthodox Union, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and the Union for Reform Judaism, said that the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their migrant parents "undermines the values of our nation, and jeopardizes the safety and well-being of thousands of people". [Full Article...]

Koreas to hold reunions for war-separated families in August

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "will be meeting with them and talking with them at the earliest possible date" to implement what was agreed in Singapore , spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters, without providing further details. South Korean officials this week said they had agreed to suspend the annual Freedom Guardian exercise with the USA, originally scheduled to take place in August. [Full Article...]


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