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Real estate bet big (and lost) on outgoing Rep. Joe Crowley Real estate bet big (and lost) on outgoing Rep. Joe Crowley
- June 28, 2018

Rep. Joe Crowley defeated by young challenger in Democratic primary in NY". But all that wasn't enough to stop the 28-year-old Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists who previously organized for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign . (more...)
South Korea marks anniversary of Korean War South Korea marks anniversary of Korean War
- June 26, 2018

The Pentagon says Pyongyang has indicated several times that they have as many as 200 sets of remains that could be those of USA soldiers who died in the war. During the summit, Kim reaffirmed a commitment toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, while Trump said he would halt joint US-South Korean "war games." Rival Koreas are discussing relocating North Korea's artillery system from tense border. (more...)
#JusticeForJunior: Lala Anthony & Carmelo Anthony Visit Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz's Family #JusticeForJunior: Lala Anthony & Carmelo Anthony Visit Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz's Family
- June 26, 2018

Police Chief Terence Monahan in a Twitter post on Friday described the teenager's death as "among the most brutal crimes I've seen in my 36yr career". Since he was 5-years-old, he liked to play with police cars. The aspiring detective was a member of the NYPD Law Enforcement Explorers. He spoke to Guzman-Feliz' mother on Sunday night and wants to work with her to figure out the best way to honor him. (more...)
Lena Dunham, Sia, Amber Heard & More Protested Family Detention This Weekend Lena Dunham, Sia, Amber Heard & More Protested Family Detention This Weekend
- June 26, 2018

The text on the back of the jacket - " I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U? " - was an odd choice for a visit to a Texas detention center housing immigrant children. 'One interesting note here, even after this controversy erupted. Melania Trump put the jacket back on, just in time for the cameras, when she returned to Washington DC'. (more...)
XXXTentacion's Girlfriend Pregnant With the Late Rapper's Child XXXTentacion's Girlfriend Pregnant With the Late Rapper's Child
- June 24, 2018

Williams , was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder , driving without a valid license and probation violation for theft of a vehicle. Williams was driving a 2004 Honda alone without a license at the time of his arrest, according to a report. Weeks before his murder, Hollywood rapper XXXTentacion bought homes for most of his family members, in order make sure they were well taken care of. (more...)
U.S. Sends 100 Caskets to DMZ to Receive Service Members' Remains U.S. Sends 100 Caskets to DMZ to Receive Service Members' Remains
- June 24, 2018

A chart published June 11 shows the number of negotiations and meetings between the US and North Korea, as well as North Korean provocations, since 1990. "To support implementing the outcomes of the Singapore Summit , and in coordination with our Republic of Korea ally, Secretary Mattis has indefinitely suspended select exercises", Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said. (more...)
Uncertain Immigration Votes Set in House Uncertain Immigration Votes Set in House
- June 24, 2018

The Trump administration still faces legal challenges because of a court order that put a 20-day cap on how long immigration authorities may detain minors, and trigger fresh criticism of Trump's hardline immigration policies, which were central to his 2016 election campaign and now his presidency. (more...)
The new Time magazine cover slams Donald Trump over family separation policy The new Time magazine cover slams Donald Trump over family separation policy
- June 22, 2018

Moore told NPR that taking the photo and covering the border has been especially challenging recently because he is unsure whether undocumented families are aware of the possibility that they could be separated. Mr Moore said he also saw another mother using the headlights of a patrol vehicle to breastfeed her baby. "I took only a few photographs and was nearly overcome with emotion myself". (more...)
Trump orders halt to family separations Trump orders halt to family separations
- June 21, 2018

Children can't be jailed with their parents. "We're going to have strong, very strong borders , but we're going to keep the families together", said Trump who said he didn't like the "sight" or "feeling" of children separated from their parents . (more...)
Sweden shooting: Three dead in Malmo cafe attack Sweden shooting: Three dead in Malmo cafe attack
- June 20, 2018

Witnesses told Swedish media that the men were shot as they left an internet cafe in the southeastern part of the southern Swedish city on Monday evening. We do not want to see that. The police have stated there is no danger to the public, denying that the shooting was a terror attack of some sort. Tabloid Aftonbladet quoted witnesses saying they heard what sounded like 15 to 20 shots. (more...)
Former Trump campaign manager on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah' Former Trump campaign manager on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'
- June 20, 2018

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "wah wah". Fellow panelist Zac Petkanas , a former adviser on the Democratic National Committee, then became enraged, shouting as the interview descended into cross-talk. (more...)
Trump defends administration immigration policy Trump defends administration immigration policy
- June 20, 2018

Current and former officials told the Times this discord over the policy is coursing through the administration, despite top officials like Sessions and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly taking hard stances. "We saw the fear in the eyes of these children who are wondering when they will see their parent ever again". House Speaker Paul Ryan plans to bring up two competing Republican immigration bills this week - and neither seems likely to pass. (more...)
'Allahu Akbar' shouting woman injures two people in France 'Allahu Akbar' shouting woman injures two people in France
- June 19, 2018

A store employee was hurt, but less seriously. The woman, dressed in black, assaulted a customer at a supermarket in the town of La Seyne-sur-Mer in Var at around 10 a.m. Marchal added: 'There is presumption of attempted murder, and apology for crime with a terrorist connotation. Last month a knifeman shouting " Allahu akbar " killed one person and wounded four others during a Saturday night attack in central Paris. (more...)
President Trump Injects Fresh Chaos Into Immigration Debate President Trump Injects Fresh Chaos Into Immigration Debate
- June 19, 2018

The tumult erupted as Republican leaders put finishing touches on two bills concerning immigration into the U.S.: a hard-right proposal and a middle-ground plan negotiated by the party's conservative and moderate wings, with White House input. (more...)
North Korea Reportedly Offered To Abandon A Critical Weapon North Korea Reportedly Offered To Abandon A Critical Weapon
- June 19, 2018

A motorcade was spotted leaving the Beijing airport early Tuesday, with Kim believed to be inside. Following the Kim-Trump summit, China hinted that some sanctions relief could be considered if North Korea takes denuclearization steps, and that for Beijing the sanctions are not the goal in themselves. (more...)
Police ID man fatally shot by citizen at Wash. Walmart Police ID man fatally shot by citizen at Wash. Walmart
- June 19, 2018

A Walmart shopper has shot dead a gunman who shot a driver in the vehicle park in a crime spree. A 16-year-old boy - initially identified as a girl by police on Sunday - suffered minor injuries in near Tumwater High School, though police did not say if he had been shot or injured in the crash with the suspect's vehicle. (more...)
Democrats Spend Father's Day Protesting Trump's Family Separation Policy Democrats Spend Father's Day Protesting Trump's Family Separation Policy
- June 18, 2018

He added, "I'd like to say it's un-American, but it's happening right now in America". O'Rourke's comments came hours before he is scheduled to tour a facility in Texas where migrant children are being held. According to Soboroff , one of the first things a shelter employee asked journalists to do was to smile at the kids because they would otherwise feel like animals locked up in a cage. (more...)
Trump claims he has 'largely solved' North Korea problem Trump claims he has 'largely solved' North Korea problem
- June 18, 2018

Don't let anyone think anything different. "He speaks and his people sit up at attention", the President added. "And I mean, he is the strong head", Trump remarked. If you want to get a full, heartbreaking picture of what North Koreans experience, take a look at this speech by 24-year-old Park Yeon-mi, who escaped her country back in 2007. (more...)
Cohen Lawyers May Get 10 More Days to Review Seized Documents Cohen Lawyers May Get 10 More Days to Review Seized Documents
- June 18, 2018

Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Prosecutors are investigating Cohen for possible crimes related to his business dealings, a source familiar with the investigation told Reuters in April. (more...)
At least 5 die when SUV crashes during chase
- June 18, 2018

Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd told the outlet another five passengers were rushed to San Antonio Military Medical Center for emergency care. Four were pronounced dead at the scene and another later in the hospital, Boyd said. He said his deputies are often involved in chases pursuing people suspected of smuggling undocumented immigrants and drugs. The passenger in the front seat is reportedly in police custody. (more...)
Judge orders ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort to jail Judge orders ex-Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort to jail
- June 17, 2018

Manafort is the first former member of Trump's presidential campaign to be jailed in connection with the Mueller investigation. The witnesses were former business associates who worked on an effort to promote Yanukovych among European leaders and get them to make statements in support. (more...)
Trump suggests separation of families at border is a negotiating tool Trump suggests separation of families at border is a negotiating tool
- June 17, 2018

The House does not plan to return to Washington until late Tuesday. The tumult erupted as Republican leaders put finishing touches on two bills concerning immigration into the U.S.: a hard-right proposal and a middle-ground plan negotiated by the party's conservative and moderate wings, with White House input. (more...)
Trump claims he has 'largely solved' N Korea problem Trump claims he has 'largely solved' N Korea problem
- June 17, 2018

Trump became the first sitting US president to meet with a North Korean leader when he met with Kim on Tuesday in Singapore. "He's the head of a country - and I mean he's the strong head, don't let anyone think anything different", he said . (more...)
The World Seems To Feel Safer After Trump-Kim Summit The World Seems To Feel Safer After Trump-Kim Summit
- June 15, 2018

Bush and as Central Intelligence Agency chief under President Barack Obama. Donald Trump is so determined to convince Kim Jong-un of the benefits of agreeing to disarmament that he created a four-minute fake movie trailer starring the pair of them. (more...)
Reality Check: Canada’s ‘National Security Threat’ To U.S. Reality Check: Canada’s ‘National Security Threat’ To U.S.
- June 15, 2018

Canada's leader had announced his intention to impose retaliatory tariffs on USA imports because Trump imposed tariffs of 25 and 10 percent on aluminum and steel from Canada and other countries . An angry Trump refused to sign a joint statement issued at the end of the summit, and he and his top aides assailed Trudeau, accusing him of dishonesty and betrayal. (more...)
Mike Pompeo warns North Korea sanctions will not be lifted before denuclearisation Mike Pompeo warns North Korea sanctions will not be lifted before denuclearisation
- June 15, 2018

VIDEO: North Korea's state-run TV has aired its first video from the historic summit between its leader, Kim Jong Un , and U.S. President Donald Trump . He added that the North Korean leader has also "put forward a new strategy according to which our country will concentrate all its resources and efforts on economic construction". (more...)
North Korean state TV airs 1st video of Trump-Kim summit North Korean state TV airs 1st video of Trump-Kim summit
- June 15, 2018

Pompeo said during a news conference with foreign ministers Taro Kono of Japan and Kang Kyung-wha of South Korea that the agreement included those demands, even if they were not spelt out. On Wednesday Mr Trump took to Twitter, saying: "The World has taken a big step back from potential Nuclear catastrophe!" North and South Korean delegation walk as they cross the concrete border at the northern side of the truce village of Panmunjom, in North Korea, June 14, 2018. (more...)
U.S. Forces in Korea: 'No Updated Guidance' on Joint Exercises
- June 13, 2018

Trump, who said that human rights did come up during the talks and that he would hold further conversations on the subject in the future, was responding to a journalist who asked how he could feel so comfortable calling Kim "talented" when the North Korean leader had had some of his own family members killed, starved his own people, and was responsible for Warmbier's death. (more...)
Italy to redirect 629 migrants to Malta, says Italian official Italy to redirect 629 migrants to Malta, says Italian official
- June 13, 2018

The ship San Giusto then assisted the Aquarius teams in a final transfer of 119 shipwrecked people from Italian merchant ship MV Jolly Vanadio to the Aquarius . More than 600 people are stuck aboard the ship Aquarius , run by a French charity, which is now waiting between Malta and Italy while the two countries row over who should take responsibility. (more...)
Sean Hannity Scores Big Trump Post-North Korea Summit Interview Sean Hannity Scores Big Trump Post-North Korea Summit Interview
- June 13, 2018

The two leaders are likely to discuss North Korea's global relations, months after Kim held unprecedented talks with South Korean's Moon Jae-in. Describing Kim with affection, Rodman said the North Korean leader loves to have a good time, wants his people to enjoy their lives, and would love to visit the United States. (more...)
Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Singapore for historic summit Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Singapore for historic summit
- June 11, 2018

With few sources of information other than the state-run media, gossip and word of mouth, most North Koreans are still largely in the dark about the momentous - and potentially life-changing - events that are about to take place outside of their isolated nation. (more...)
Hurricane Aletta picks up steam, poses no risk to mainland Hurricane Aletta picks up steam, poses no risk to mainland
- June 11, 2018

The hurricane is moving towards the west at a speed of 7 kilometers (5 miles) per hour, which will keep it well away from any land. Fortunately, Aletta is no direct threat to land. Mexico's National Water Commission (Conagua) is predicting 32 hurricanes for this season, four more than average, with 18 in the Pacific and 14 in the Atlantic. (more...)
Manafort blasts Mueller's 'dubious' accusation of attempted witness tampering Manafort blasts Mueller's 'dubious' accusation of attempted witness tampering
- June 11, 2018

He has been charged with money laundering, tax and bank fraud, and conspiracy in two federal cases as part of Mueller's ongoing probe. It also included an allegation that a fixer described by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a former Russian spy, Konstantin Kilimnik , helped Manafort obstruct justice. (more...)
President Trump Barrels into Tense G-7 Summit President Trump Barrels into Tense G-7 Summit
- June 10, 2018

Eventually, Trump left earlier than expected and went to Singapore to meet with Kim Jong-un. U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were all jokes and smiles for the media as they met at the Group of Seven leaders summit in Quebec on Friday, but neither budged on the serious trade dispute between them. (more...)
Northern Irish nearly evenly split on whether to remain in the UK Northern Irish nearly evenly split on whether to remain in the UK
- June 10, 2018

He told Sky News: "There has never been a period where government have been asked to do such complex things as we're being asked to do around the Brexit process - disentangle Brit after 40 years of European Union membership - and there are, I imagine, a number of issues that will still come up that will be hard". (more...)
Al Shabaab claims attack in which USA soldier died Al Shabaab claims attack in which USA soldier died
- June 10, 2018

According to the U.S. Africa Command, U.S. service members were with Somali forces in an operation aimed at clearing al-Shabab, a terrorist organization, from villages and establishing a permanent combat outpost. The U.S. had pulled out of the Horn of Africa nation after 1993, when two helicopters were shot down in Mogadishu and bodies of Americans were dragged through the streets. (more...)
EPA chief's top legal counsel latest senior aide to leave EPA chief's top legal counsel latest senior aide to leave
- June 09, 2018

He did not comment directly on whether he was seeking a franchise for his wife. A separate statement released by the EPA had Greenwalt praising Pruitt's "visionary leadership and tenacity". "I've had the opportunity to know Millan for the last several years as a colleague, friend and trusted partner", Pruitt said. There are now a dozen federal inquiries underway into Pruitt's conduct and actions, which also include a Clinton-like disregard for e-mail protocol, and a luxury travel habit ... (more...)
Putin Expects Sanctions To Be Lifted, Relations With West Improved Putin Expects Sanctions To Be Lifted, Relations With West Improved
- June 09, 2018

USA and Russian officials haven't discussed specifics yet. Putin denied Russia's involvement. President Vladimir Putin on Monday downplayed suggestions Russian Federation was seeking to disrupt the European Union's cohesion, saying it was in his country's interests for the bloc to remain "united and prosperous". (more...)
Trump says Kim summit depends on attitude, not preparation Trump says Kim summit depends on attitude, not preparation
- June 08, 2018

Trump and Japan's prime minister . "I think it was a bit in jest". It's about the attitude. Trump welcomed Abe for their second meeting in less than two months to discuss Trump's upcoming summit with Kim in Singapore next week. "It is up to North Korea to indicate what it is willing to do prior to the USA once again tossing benefits to the North to try to get it to comply with global law and United Nations resolutions", said Bruce Klingner, a scholar at the conservative Heritage ... (more...)
Lava from Kilauea volcano destroys Hawai'i County mayor's home Lava from Kilauea volcano destroys Hawai'i County mayor's home
- June 07, 2018

No injuries were reported as most residents heeded advice to leave. Videographer Mick Kalber released this video of an overflight of the Kapoho area of the Big Island on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, with Paradise Helicopters. Okabe describes the area as a mix of vacation rentals and year-round residences. 'Harry had a premonition this was going to happen, ' she told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. (more...)
Kelly Sadler: Aide who mocked McCain exits White House Kelly Sadler: Aide who mocked McCain exits White House
- June 07, 2018

The source wouldn't say why Sadler was let go and said she might go to another administration job later on. In this March 22, 2018 photo, special assistant to President Donald Trump , Kelly Sadler attends a forum at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (more...)
Israel's diplomacy with Iran sinks to ‘Mean Girls’ GIFs on Twitter Israel's diplomacy with Iran sinks to ‘Mean Girls’ GIFs on Twitter
- June 05, 2018

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has previously called for "practical strides" to "increase [EU] investments in Iran", if Europe wants to save the nuclear deal that was thrown into doubt when U.S. "Two days ago, Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, stated his intention to destroy the State of Israel", Netanyahu said in a video posted on social media. (more...)
Trump suggests Mueller leaked lawyers letters on Russian Federation probe Trump suggests Mueller leaked lawyers letters on Russian Federation probe
- June 05, 2018

Giuliani himself has raised fears that Trump could be "walking into a trap" by consenting to be interviewed by Mueller's team. The letter , dated January 29, argues that, as president, Trump cannot be indicted, cannot be subpoenaed and could not be guilty of obstruction of justice due to his position as "chief law enforcement officer". (more...)
Melania Trump to return to public eye Monday Melania Trump to return to public eye Monday
- June 05, 2018

A White House spokesperson said: "Sadly, we deal with conspiracy theories all the time, so this is nothing new, just more silly nonsense". Melania Trump has not appeared in public for 24 days and it has now been announced she will not be accompanying her husband on two key foreign trips. (more...)
Manafort attempted to tamper with potential witnesses: U.S. special counsel Manafort attempted to tamper with potential witnesses: U.S. special counsel
- June 05, 2018

In court documents, including an affidavit by Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Brock Domin, prosecutors with special counsel Robert Mueller allege Manafort and his associate tried to contact the two witnesses by phone and through an encrypted messaging program. (more...)
Nationwide #KeepFamiliesTogether Rallies Demand Trump Halt 'Cruel' Border Separation Policy Nationwide #KeepFamiliesTogether Rallies Demand Trump Halt 'Cruel' Border Separation Policy
- June 04, 2018

The photos were taken by The Associated Press in 2014, when President Barack Obama was in office. Amid growing outrage over the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents when families arrive at the border, many are asking how the administration can be so cruel as to literally tear children from their mothers' arms. (more...)
Private Plane Carrying Four Passengers Crashed Off Of East Hampton Main Beach Private Plane Carrying Four Passengers Crashed Off Of East Hampton Main Beach
- June 04, 2018

Newsday reports that inside the plane was Ben Krupinski, 70, who has built homes for wealthy and famous clients, including Martha Stewart and Billy Joel. "I can't confirm that was the cause", he said on Saturday afternoon. A twin engine piper navajo lost contact with air traffic control at East Hampton Town Airport. (more...)
China warns USA against trade sanctions as talks end China warns USA against trade sanctions as talks end
- June 04, 2018

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi shakes hands with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after their meeting and joint news conference at the State Department in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2018. If the U.S. moves forward with sanctions, "all the economic and trade achievements negotiated by the two parties will be void", Xinhua state news agency said in a statement . (more...)
Justin Trudeau: Donald Trump's comments on Canadian steel industry 'insulting' Justin Trudeau: Donald Trump's comments on Canadian steel industry 'insulting'
- June 04, 2018

After the Whistler meeting, the attending finance officials agreed on the need to take "decisive action" on the tariffs issue at the upcoming G7 summit in Charlevoix, Quebec. Speaking with reporters at the White House, Trump said America's neighbors are "two very different countries" that perhaps should no longer be governed by the same trade rules. (more...)
USA allies vow to fight tariffs plan, warn of trade war USA allies vow to fight tariffs plan, warn of trade war
- June 04, 2018

The administration's move threatens to inflate prices for USA consumers and companies and heighten uncertainty for businesses and investors across the globe. He estimated that the economic impact of the tariffs would amount to "a very small part of trade flows as a whole". Washington and Beijing have threatened tit-for-tat tariffs on goods worth up to $150 billion each. (more...)