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World News Obama to Dems: 'If We Don't Vote, Then This Democracy Doesn't Work'
Author: 0 Obama to Dems: 'If We Don't Vote, Then This Democracy Doesn't Work'

Meanwhile, the high court this week ruled against unions and upheld Trump's ban on travelers from several countries that are predominantly Muslim. And it's not just young people who must vote. "And while his message is a work in progress, Obama will likely urge Democrats to keep up the momentum they have shown over the last 18 months".

World News Trump gets a prank call
Author: 0 Trump gets a prank call

CNN reported that the White House confirmed the gaffe on Saturday, admitting: "The president wants to be accessible to members and likes engaging them and wants them to have the opportunity to connect". The buried lead here is that Trump , thinking he was talking to Senator Menendez , proceeded to kvetch about the Department of Justice , congratulating Menendez on having his corruption trial end in a hung jury.

World News Mattis reassures uneasy Japan over U.S.-North Korea talks
Author: 0 Mattis reassures uneasy Japan over U.S.-North Korea talks

The two defense chiefs also agreed to continue consultations on the timing and scope of joint military exercises given progress in the North's denuclearization and the South Korean and US militaries' combat readiness. During his brief visit to Seoul , the South's capital, Mattis said that the United States would maintain current troop levels in South Korea and offered assurances that the two nations' alliance was still "ironclad" despite the recent cancellation of a massive joint military ...

Author: 0 French gangster makes dramatic helicopter escape from prison

Three gunmen dressed in balaclavas and armed with assault rifles landed a stolen helicopter in the Reau Prison courtyard. The manhunt is ongoing and an interior ministry official told AFP that almost 3,000 French police were recruited for the search.

World News Despite the Singapore deal, North Korea’s up to its old tricks
Author: 0 Despite the Singapore deal, North Korea’s up to its old tricks

The report contradicts President TrumpDonald John TrumpScaramucci warns Trump must "change tactics now" on trade Trump sought to purchase historic Scottish building for hotel: report Republican wins right to replace Farenthold in Congress MORE 's claim that North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat after his meeting with Kim Jong Un in Singapore last month.

World News Concerns grow over safety of migrants after European Union summit
Author: 0 Concerns grow over safety of migrants after European Union summit

The lifeless bodies of three babies were brought ashore in Libya on Friday, victims of a Mediterranean migrant shipwreck in which survivors say 100 people are still missing. "France is not a country of first arrival". Brussels wants the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to oversee the Africa plan, but they prefer to provide sanctuary to migrants inside the EU.

World News 9 injured in mass stabbing at Idaho apartment complex
Author: 0 9 injured in mass stabbing at Idaho apartment complex

Boise Police Chief Bill Bones said at a press conference that it was not immediately clear whether all of the victims were refugees , according to the Idaho Statesman . Four of the victims received life-threatening injuries. The flat complex is just off of one of Boise's busier streets, separated from the traffic by one of the many irrigation canals that run through the city.

Author: 0 ‘We care’: Family separation protests flood U.S. cities

This is what America is. People across many major towns and cities in the U.S. had been urged to gather under the slogan #familiesbelongtogether. More than 600 marches on Saturday drew hundreds of thousands of people across the country, from immigrant-friendly cities like Los Angeles and New York City to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming.

World News U.S. rallies held against immigration policies
Author: 0 U.S. rallies held against immigration policies

U.S. authorities gave similar blankets to children they separated from their parents at the U.S. -Mexico border. During Saturday's protests , speakers argued passionately for humane immigration policies and read letters from individuals impacted by the Trump administration's draconian measures.

Author: 0 Israeli army deploys reinforcements along Syrian border as fighting intensifies

The spike in violence in Daraa over the past two weeks has forced around 160,000 people to flee their homes, according to initial United Nations estimates. "The meeting ended in failure". The army's offensive follows the capitulation of rebel enclaves near Homs and Damascus, including Eastern Ghouta , which was recaptured after a scorched-earth assault that killed over a thousand civilians and laid waste to several towns.

Author: 0 Overcrowded bus plunges into gorge in India, killing 48

In a ghastly road accident, 48 passengers were killed and a few others received serious injuries when the bus in which they were traveling fell into a gorge in Paudi Garhwal district in Uttarakhand . Bus crashes remain a problem in the Northern region of India . Rescue operations are complete and police are trying to get the dead bodies identified by relatives and friends, the police official said.

World News Raised Russian Meddling In 2016 US Election With Putin: John Bolton
Author: 0 Raised Russian Meddling In 2016 US Election With Putin: John Bolton

Trump in the meantime says he believes Russian Federation was being "sincere" when claiming they didn't meddle in the US election. When asked what Trump wants from the upcoming meeting with Putin, Bolton said "the president has very much in mind, he wants to understand the Russian position and perhaps more importantly he wants Vladimir Putin to understand our positions".

Author: 0 Japan eases North Korea missile alert system

The Financial Times reported that Pompeo hopes to visit Pyongyang in the second week of this month. Trump's words reversed his declaration upon his return from Singapore that North Korea had ended its nuclear ambitons. Bolton said the United States was going into nuclear negotiations aware of Pyongyang's failure to live up to its promises in the past. "Work is ongoing to deceive us on the number of facilities, the number of weapons, the number of missiles", an official said.

World News Israeli Military Sends Aid to Syrian Refugees
Author: 0 Israeli Military Sends Aid to Syrian Refugees

Daraa is in a "de-escalation zone" agreed past year by the United States, Jordan and Russian Federation. Syrian regime ally Moscow has been in talks with Israel to avoid the government's assault on rebel-held areas escalating into confrontation between Syrian and Israeli forces, who remain technically at war.

World News 3 babies dead, 100 missing in latest shipwreck off Libya
Author: 0 3 babies dead, 100 missing in latest shipwreck off Libya

Coastguards in Libya have confirmed that no less than 100 migrants droned after a boat sank off the coat in Tripoli . The Libyan authorities managed to rescue 16 migrants and recovered the bodies of three children. The decision came as European leaders were meeting in Brussels for a two-day European Council summit, which opened with a discussion on migration. Their rubber boat was rickety and overcrowded, he added.

World News Flames Shoot Out Of Windows In London Tower Block Fire
Author: 0 Flames Shoot Out Of Windows In London Tower Block Fire

London Fire Brigade said it was alerted to the fire at 12.28pm and had received more than 80 calls about it. Smoke can be seen billowing into the sky from the 12th-floor flat in a block on Wellington Way, Mile End. Around 1.30pm, witness Munbeen Hussain tweeted that it "looks like" firefighters had the fire under control. The cause of the fire is not yet known, and is being investigated.

World News Gangster escapes French prison by helicopter
Author: 0 Gangster escapes French prison by helicopter

Local media reported that French-Algerian top gangster Redoine Faid made his second prison break in just over five years at around 11:30am local time (10:30GMT) on Sunday. The 45-year-old robber was serving 25 years for his part in a 2010 hold-up of a cash-transport van in the Paris region which led to the death of a 26-year-old policewoman.

Author: 0 Prank caller gets Trump on phone by impersonating Dem senator

Comedian John Melendez of "The Stuttering John " podcast posted audio on Thursday of his conversation with the president , where Melendez claimed to be New Jersey Democratic Sen. Except now, as you know, Trump is president. Other Twitter users are responding to the incident, citing concerns about White House security. "I don't even think they're going to call me", Melendez told his producer at one point, as he waited for the call from Trump.

World News Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Shares Photo of Worn-Out Campaign Shoes
Author: 0 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Shares Photo of Worn-Out Campaign Shoes

Joseph Crowley in New York's primary election this week, even if they don't buy into her politics as a self-described democratic socialist. "We spent countless hours discussing politics with her before she began her bid, so we knew exactly where she stood on the issues, we knew the caliber of person she was and the style of campaign she was running so it was a much easier challenge than most ".

World News Journalist Killed In Maryland Shooting Had Deep Ties To South Florida
Author: 0 Journalist Killed In Maryland Shooting Had Deep Ties To South Florida

Police Chief Timothy Altomare said at a news conference Friday that the Capital Gazette didn't press charges over social media threats the shooting suspect had made against the newspaper in 2013. At the White House, spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said: "There is no room for violence, and we stick by that". The Federal Bureau of Investigation is on the scene assisting local authorities, the official said.

World News Trump wants U.S. to withdraw from WTO
Author: 0 Trump wants U.S. to withdraw from WTO

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index and USA futures wobbled on the story before recovering. China has vowed in-kind retaliation. The president has stopped short of publicly pledging to withdraw from the group. However, the president won't believe it. "That it's not a reciprocal tariff". Trump's economic aides have tried to explain to the president that the United States designed the WTO and that it often uses the organization successfully to protect its economic interests.

World News Melania Trump makes second trip to U.S.-Mexico border
Author: 0 Melania Trump makes second trip to U.S.-Mexico border

Judge Manish Shah mulled his decision for just a few hours before finding that Lidia Karine Souza can have custody of her son, Diogo, who has spent four weeks at a government-contracted shelter in Chicago . Only the children listed were not the woman's, Jayapal said. Parents who cross illegally from Mexico to the United States with their children will not face prosecution for the time being because the government is running short of space to house them, officials said on Monday.

World News Pelosi doesn't see party shift to left in Crowley defeat
Author: 0 Pelosi doesn't see party shift to left in Crowley defeat

Wow! Big Trump Hater Congressman Joe Crowley , who many expected was going to take Nancy Pelosi's place, just LOST his primary election. Tuesday night, Holtzman couldn't help but think of that moment as she watched Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pull off an equally implausible victory.

World News Maryland shooting: Five killed in attack on USA newspaper
Author: 0 Maryland shooting: Five killed in attack on USA newspaper

The reporter, Phil Davis , revealed that the gunman " shot through the glass door to the office". Acting Police Chief William Krampf of Anne Arundel County says it was a targeted attack in which the gunman "looked for his victims". Police are checking the building in Annapolis for explosives and whether more than one suspect was involved, Anne Arundel County police spokesman, Lieutenant Ryan Frashure, told reporters.

World News Protesters Rally Against White House's Immigration Policy
Author: 0 Protesters Rally Against White House's Immigration Policy

They are not confined to traditionally liberal bastions such as the big cities of NY and Los Angeles but are also being held in deeply conservative areas such as Appalachia and Wyoming. Authorities told her he could be relinquished for adoption, she said, as audible gasps came from the crowd. Whatever happens, the new legal strategy indicates that the Trump administration is continuing to exhaust all legal and moral acrobatics to make sure that migrants and their children are treated with as ...

World News Egypt refuses European Union call for migrant reception centers
Author: 0 Egypt refuses European Union call for migrant reception centers

The system allows Australia to return asylum seekers without them ever reaching Australian ports. "But that of migration could become one that determines the fate of the European Union ."The summit meeting was originally supposed to focus on changes to solidify the euro and on Britain's exit from the bloc".