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Author: 0 Prankster calls Trump, White House puts him right through

How did he do it? "This is how easy it is to infiltrate the administration", said Melendez. He reached several White House operators before being told the president would call him back. Kushner then told John that the line would call him back - even though the number was of a California registry and didn't match Menendez's contact information.

Author: 0 Women Among Candidates Trump Considering For SCOTUS Seat

The short list includes two women, he said . She added, "the US Supreme Court does not have the opportunity to review state supreme court decisions concerning state constitutional questions - it doesn't have jurisdiction". Wade . In an interview Thursday , the senator noted that, if he is nominated to the Supreme Court, the Senate's rules technically would allow him to vote for himself.

Author: 0 Multiple people shot at newspaper in Maryland

Chief Altomare also he confirmed that investigators used facial recognition technology to identify the suspect, but said previous reports that Ramos had mutilated his own fingertips to make identification more hard were not true. The court agreed the article was accurate and based on public records, the document showed. The police chief said newspaper at the time didn't want to press charges for fear that would "exacerbate an already flammable situation".

World News Canada 'will not back down' over U.S. metals tariffs
Author: 0 Canada 'will not back down' over U.S. metals tariffs

The ministers highlighted the $2 billion US annual trade surplus on iron and steel products with Canada, and doubled down on calling the national security argument-the reason given by the USA for imposing tariffs-as "inconceivable and completely unacceptable".

World News Supreme Court justice nominee coming July 9, Trump says
Author: 0 Supreme Court justice nominee coming July 9, Trump says

Lisa Murkowski, of Alaska, Susan Collins, of ME, and Chuck Grassley, of Iowa. But Republican Senator John McCain, who has an aggressive form of brain cancer, has been absent from the Senate for months, meaning that if all Senate Democrats vote against Trump's eventual nominee, it would take only one Republican defection to defeat his pick.

World News Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9
Author: 0 Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9

It is hard to know how reliable such polling is, but for whatever it is worth: A significant number of voters in 2016 said - perhaps they were minting a retrospective rationale for an unpleasant act - that they voted for Donald Trump because they consider the Supreme Court supremely important, and they trusted Trump more than his opponent to fill the empty seat, the one occupied by Antonin Scalia until his death in February 2016.

World News Multiple fatalities in mass shooting at Maryland newspaper office
Author: 0 Multiple fatalities in mass shooting at Maryland newspaper office

Despite the horror that unfolded in their newsroom yesterday, journalists at the Capital newspaper still put out an issue this morning , with a front page covering the attack and honoring the victims . "We'll have more information for you in the next briefing", acting police chief of Anne Arundel county Bill Krampf told reporters. Officers swiftly responded and arrested him without firing a shot, police said.

Author: 0 President Trump responds to attack on Maryland newspaper

Five people have been killed and several have been injured after a gunman fired through a glass door at Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland and sprayed the newsroom with bullets. On the morning after the unfathomable tragedy in its Annapolis newsroom, the Capital Gazette somehow published a newspaper. It is owned by The Baltimore Sun .

World News Melania Trump expected to visit west Phoenix shelter for migrant children Thursday
Author: 0 Melania Trump expected to visit west Phoenix shelter for migrant children Thursday

But the first lady's husband, President Donald Trump , undercut the no-message message by tweeting that his wife was saying she really doesn't care about the "fake news" media. "Mrs. Trump plans to visit additional facilities sometime this week", Grisham said, though she did not specify a day for the trip. "It seems like maybe the administration put her up to it, but she's an immigrant and a mother so I hope there's some sincerity", he said.

World News U.S. says Russia's return to fold 'inevitable' as summit looms
Author: 0 U.S. says Russia's return to fold 'inevitable' as summit looms

Bolton noted that " President Trump feels very strongly on that subject". Ushakov said the subject of U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation had not come up on Wednesday and named four main summit themes: Strategic nuclear stability, the fight against global terrorism, regional issues like the Ukraine and Syria conflicts, and U.S.

World News Maryland man charged with 5 counts of murder in newspaper shooting
Author: 0 Maryland man charged with 5 counts of murder in newspaper shooting

Marquardt's interview took place before the alleged shooter was identified by police. The Baltimore Sun , which owns the Capital Gazette , was providing coverage of the shooting at the newspaper for the Capital Gazette . President Donald Trump tweeted that he had been briefed on the shooting . 'My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. Reporters on Air Force One asked Trump spokeswoman Lindsay Walters on Thursday whether a motive for the murders might be ...

World News Anti-Abortion Groups Are Just Thrilled About Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement
Author: 0 Anti-Abortion Groups Are Just Thrilled About Justice Anthony Kennedy’s Retirement

Dean Heller in Nevada, a state that voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016, cast the fight as key to the "future of the Supreme Court" and knocked Heller as nothing more than a "rubber stamp" for Trump who could "jeopardize Roe v. Becerra, in Washington , U.S. March 20, 2018. At a protest in New York, Khulood Nasher held back tears as she spoke of her two sons stranded in Yemen.

Author: 0 Kremlin says Trump-Putin summit a go after Bolton visit

National Security Adviser John Bolton . The summit is expected to take place in July. "I think it will be the main global event of the summer". "Maybe something positive will come out of it", the president said. Most other G7 leaders have rejected the idea of letting Russian Federation back in, although Italy's new prime minister appeared to entertain the suggestion.

World News England's Fabian Delph to fly home for birth of child
Author: 0 England's Fabian Delph to fly home for birth of child

Southgate made the bold decision to leave captain and tournament top scorer Harry Kane , who had scored five goals in the first two matches against Tunisia and Panama, on the bench and he did not bring the Spurs striker on. But I have no problem with Japan doing that, since they earned the right by grabbing four points in their first two games. It's all in the name of banter after defending world champions Germany were humiliated as they were knocked out of the tournament at the first ...

Author: 0 Trump joins Taiwan's tycoon Terry Gou at Wisconsin Foxconn plant ceremony

About 50 people walked from a downtown park to as close as they could get to the roped-off hotel to protest President Trump's immigration policy - blocking an off-ramp for a time. In turn, the state and local governments will award the company up to about $3 billion in tax credits and almost $900 million for infrastructure improvements and other local costs, The Wall Street Journal reported .

World News Rescue on for boys football team, coach trapped in Thai cave
Author: 0 Rescue on for boys football team, coach trapped in Thai cave

Saturday when a park officer spotted something amiss - bicycles parked idly by the entrance to the cave despite it being off-limits. Almost three days after it began, a search and rescue mission has yet to retrieve 12 youth soccer players and their 25-year-old coach, believed trapped inside Luang Khun Nang Non Cave in Chiang Rai province by floodwaters.

Author: 0 5 killed, others wounded at Maryland newspaper shooting

After five of their colleagues were killed at their offices Thursday, the staff of the Capital Gazette stayed late to put out Friday's edition of the Annapolis, Md . People could be seen leaving the building shortly after the shooting with their hands up, as officers from multiple agencies converged on the building in less than two minutes.

World News Russian pop star close to Trump enacts 'pee tape' in latest video
Author: 0 Russian pop star close to Trump enacts 'pee tape' in latest video

The music video for his song, " Got Me Good ", features the lookalikes of almost all the key figures making the headlines in Washington - including members of the Trump family, Hillary Clinton, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg , adult film star Stormy Daniels and even North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

World News Nikki Haley urges India to 'rethink' Iran ties ahead of USA sanctions
Author: 0 Nikki Haley urges India to 'rethink' Iran ties ahead of USA sanctions

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, left, wave after a ceremonial reception at the Indian presidential palace, in New Delhi , India, February 17, 2018. They, and the Indian officials, pointed to United States ambassador Nikki Haley's meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which she said the USA would not tolerate Pakistan becoming a safe haven for terrorists.

World News Hoping for European Union help, Merkel talks migration with coalition partners
Author: 0 Hoping for European Union help, Merkel talks migration with coalition partners

Merkel has reiterated her proposal that like-minded European Union member states could move forward with bilateral or multinational agreements on asylum and migration, without waiting for others who have proved skeptical. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. Seehofer said Merkel would speak by telephone with the coalition partners after the European Union meetings on Friday, and he would speak with her again, possibly several times, on Saturday.

World News Sudan court scraps teen's death term in marital rape case
Author: 0 Sudan court scraps teen's death term in marital rape case

Her mother, Zainab Ahmed, told the BBC she was happy her daughter's life had been spared. "While the quashing of this death sentence is hugely welcome news, it must now lead to a legal review to ensure that Noura Hussein is the last person to go through this ordeal", said Seif Magango, Amnesty International's deputy regional director in a statement.

World News House defeats second immigration bill, 301-121
Author: 0 House defeats second immigration bill, 301-121

No Democrats supported the bill. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., a member of the GOP leadership, said she will work with the administration and lawmakers on "a solution that addresses the problem in the most practical and appropriate manner, especially in light of yesterday's court decision".

World News Nigerian oil tanker fire kills nine in commercial capital Lagos
Author: 0 Nigerian oil tanker fire kills nine in commercial capital Lagos

The statement added that the state government was clearing damaged vehicles from the road. In all of this, I am happy that our response team has been up and running. Our thoughts and prayers are with them in this time of pain and grief. "I want to also thank the people for being patience with us". Outward bound passengers on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway have been caught up in serious traffic, with the battle to rescue trapped commuters impossible as at press time as the fire raged.

World News 5 dead, multiple injured in U.S. newspaper shooting, suspect in custody
Author: 0 5 dead, multiple injured in U.S. newspaper shooting, suspect in custody

Lt. Ryan Frashure of the Anne Arundel County Police confirmed there were "several injuries" as a result of the shooting but declined to provide further details. Police, who were on the scene between 60 and 90 seconds after receiving the report , say that the building has been evacuated, and officers are continuing to search.

World News Funeral held for Bronx teen killed in a gang attack
Author: 0 Funeral held for Bronx teen killed in a gang attack

Pallbearers wearing jeans and New York Yankee jerseys carried the teen's casket out of the church and placing it inside the hearse. The teen was limping to a nearby hospital when he collapsed on the sidewalk and died of his injuries. Kevin Alvarez, 19, was arrested and charged Sunday with second-degree murder, manslaughter, gang assault and assault. Elsewhere, eight people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Guzman-Feliz .

World News Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thanks LGBT community after landmark win
Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thanks LGBT community after landmark win

They do, however, generally believe the government should help provide for people's most basic needs and help all people have an equal chance at achieving success. Ocasio-Cortez and Sullivan were both student speakers at BU's Martin Luther King Jr. She advocates for housing as a human right and says on her campaign website that she is in favor of expanding the Low Income Housing Tax Credit, which provides tax incentives to encourage developers to build affordable housing.

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