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Author: 0 Two federal appeals judges top Trump's list for Supreme Court

Trump predicted that the fight over his eventual Supreme Court nominee to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat will be "vicious", but that the Republican-controlled Senate will be able to confirm his pick before the midterm elections . "And that would indicate to me a failure to respect precedent, a fundamental tenet of our judicial system", Collins continued. Trump said past year he'd asked for input from the Federalist Society and Heritage Foundation on potential Supreme Court ...

World News Missing Boys Soccer Team Found Alive in Cave
Author: 0 Missing Boys Soccer Team Found Alive in Cave

They have sent food, but are waiting to pump out all the remaining water before they can actually remove the children and their coach from the cave system. Crowds at the rescue site cheer the good news and a nation breathes a sigh of relief. Rescuers had been working on Monday to clear a constricted passageway for divers deep inside the flooded complex in a search operation that has been hampered by heavy rain.

World News County Fire Burns Over 32,000 Acres in Just Over 24 Hours
Author: 0 County Fire Burns Over 32,000 Acres in Just Over 24 Hours

More than 1,200 people were fighting the so-called County Fire, located about 75 miles (120 kms) northeast of San Francisco. The fire started Saturday afternoon at County Road 63 and Highway 16 in Rumsey Canyon near the town of Guinda. Mandatory evacuations and road closures are in effect in those areas. The evacuation center is at the Guinda Grange Hall, 16787 Forest Ave. Haze is visible to the west of Boulder, and the smell of smoke had creeped into the east side of the city Thursday ...

World News Reports Show Lopez Obrador With Landlside Win in Mexico Election
Author: 0 Reports Show Lopez Obrador With Landlside Win in Mexico Election

Lopez Obrador had been compared to Trump for his populist, nationalist rhetoric and sometimes touchy personality - as well as his past skepticism about the trade deal. She was among the first politicians to leave Mexico's established left-wing party, the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), and join Lopez Obrador's breakaway, Morena, when he formally launched it in 2014.

World News About 1,000 turn out for immigration protest in St. Louis
Author: 0 About 1,000 turn out for immigration protest in St. Louis

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. Next it will be all police". The rally was organized by group March on Vancouver, and is one of 16 taking place in Canada, and dozens scheduled across the USA on Saturday.

World News Netanyahu: Renewed US Sanctions, State-Run Terrorism, Behind Iran's Economic Collapse
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Renewed US Sanctions, State-Run Terrorism, Behind Iran's Economic Collapse

U.S. sanctions against Iran tried but failed to create a rift between the people and the state, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. The country's rial currency has lost up to 40 per cent of its value since last month, when US President Donald Trump pulled out of Iran's 2015 nuclear accord and said he would reimpose sanctions and try to curb Iranian oil exports.

World News Memorial Services Set For 2 Capital Gazette Shooting Victims
Author: 0 Memorial Services Set For 2 Capital Gazette Shooting Victims

At the bond hearing, Adams called Ramos an "overwhelming threat and danger to our community". Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the Capital Gazette newsroom. Ramos appealed at least two of the three peace orders filed against him. A lawyer who represented him in the harassment case told the newspaper he holds a degree in computer engineering.

World News American Woman Killed, 9 Hurt in Tour Boat Explosion in the Bahamas
Author: 0 American Woman Killed, 9 Hurt in Tour Boat Explosion in the Bahamas

Coast Guard said. The boat was carrying a total of 12 passengers at the time, including 10 Americans and two Bahamians on board, when the explosion rocked the watercraft. Bayfront had confirmed only one patient as of Saturday evening, a 48-year-old man who suffered a fractured ankle who arrived about 8 p.m. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation by the Exuma branch of the Bahamas Police Force.

World News North Korea Ramping Up Nuclear Fuel Production at Secret Cites
Author: 0 North Korea Ramping Up Nuclear Fuel Production at Secret Cites

On June 28, China and Russian Federation distributed the draft of a press statement calling on members of the U.N. Security Council to relax sanctions against North Korea - a move believed to have been made in response to Kim's request. The Financial Times reported that Pompeo was due to visit North Korea this week but Reuters has not been able to confirm his travel plans. Bolton today declined to comment on intelligence matters.

World News Tanauan City Mayor Halili shot during flag ceremony; in critical condition
Author: 0 Tanauan City Mayor Halili shot during flag ceremony; in critical condition

Antonio Halili was hit in the chest by a single shot fired from a distance, unleashing chaotic scenes during the weekly flag raising ceremony at the town hall in Tanauan, south of Manila. Opposition politicians and human rights groups, however, have reported much higher death tolls, although Duterte and his officials have questioned the accuracy of those reports.

World News German interior minister offers to resign amid migration disputes with Merkel
Author: 0 German interior minister offers to resign amid migration disputes with Merkel

Should Seehofer resign and his party withdrawal from the coalition, it would spell the collapse of Merkel's government. Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) passed a resolution on Sunday night supporting her position on migration. According to the document seen by coalition sources, Merkel secured similar deals with a total of 14 countries including France and central European states that were fiercely critical of her migrant policies, such as the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

World News US ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump comments
Author: 0 US ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump comments

Meville's resignation comes months after USA envoy to Panama John Feeley quit in December, and then attacked Trump's foreign policy in an article for the Washington Post . Melville's criticism comes amid concerns by European allies about Trump's approach to both the EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, central pillars of the Western security and economic architecture after World War II.

World News Winter Hill fire: Crews continue to battle blaze
Author: 0 Winter Hill fire: Crews continue to battle blaze

The fire engines and about service personnel were split between seven areas to support the operation during the afternoon, with assistant chief fire officer Dave Keelan describing the conditions as "exceptionally challenging". There were 120 firefighters from five forces involved in damping down the flames. Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) tweeted an appeal for donations for the crews: "We are in urgent need of the following at Stalybridge Community Fire Station, SK15 1RF: ...

World News ABC secures interview with Trump fixer Michael Cohen
Author: 0 ABC secures interview with Trump fixer Michael Cohen

However, the Trump lawyer has found himself at the center of a maelstrom due to his payment of $130,000 to adult film actress Stormy Daniels just prior to the 2016 presidential election. Last fall in an interview with Vanity Fair , he said: "I'm the guy who stops the leaks. I'm the guy who would take a bullet for the president". The source told the network: "He knows a lot of things about the President and he's not averse to talking in the right situation".

Author: 0 1 dead, 9 others injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas

Four of the injured were airlifted by the US Coast Guard to a hospital in Florida , and five were airlifted to Princess Margaret Hospital in Nassau. At least one person from the boat was pulled to safety. Petersburg, Fla. Ten people on board were injured and taken to the hospital in George Town and a female American tourist had died. "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad day for our American friends".

World News Gorleston beach: Child dies after bouncy castle accident in Norfolk
Author: 0 Gorleston beach: Child dies after bouncy castle accident in Norfolk

She said a lifeguard did CPR for around 15 minutes at the scene before paramedics arrived. The incident happened at around 11am at Gorleston Beach in Norfolk, England, where temperatures were in excess of 20° Celsius. "Officers were called to Lower Esplanade around 11.15am following reports a child had been thrown from a bouncy castle". Sadly, despite all of the efforts and interventions, she was pronounced deceased.

World News Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill DeBlasio Call To Abolish ICE
Author: 0 Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill DeBlasio Call To Abolish ICE

Thankfully, ICE agents tracked him down and took him into custody. Rightwingers became enraged with WikiLeaks recently when the Russia-connected site published the names of 9,000 supposed current and former ICE employees. Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT told CBS's Face the Nation on Sunday "abolishing Ice will accomplish nothing unless we change the Trump policies".

Author: 0 United States rallies held against immigration policies

During Saturday's protests , speakers argued passionately for humane immigration policies and read letters from individuals impacted by the Trump administration's draconian measures. "Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here", they chanted, also declaring a welcome for Muslims. "Do you know where our children are?" one protester's sign there asked.

World News Germany's migrants: Seehofer 'offers to resign' over migrants
Author: 0 Germany's migrants: Seehofer 'offers to resign' over migrants

The German chancellor has previously said she would prefer fresh elections to ruling in a minority government. Secretary General of the Christian Democratic Union Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, center, arrives to deliver a statement after a party leadership meeting at the CDU headquarters in Berlin, on July 1, 2018.

World News With Russian Support Assad Already Rules Southwestern Syria
Author: 0 With Russian Support Assad Already Rules Southwestern Syria

Rami Abdel Rahman of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said: "At least eight towns in the northern and eastern Daraa countryside agreed to "reconciliation" deals after talks in each town between Russian generals as well as local notables and remaining rebels".

Author: 0 Collins: Won't support SCOTUS pick hostile to abortion rights

President Trump predicts that the fight over his eventual Supreme Court nominee to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat will be "vicious", but that the Republican-controlled Senate will be able to confirm his pick before the midterm elections.

World News Tusk calls for focus on EU's external border to stem migration
Author: 0 Tusk calls for focus on EU's external border to stem migration

Earlier this month, EU Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos, whose portfolio covers migration, told reporters that the Commission has been in talks with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the International Organization for Migration ( IOM ) on how to engage North African countries in disembarkation schemes.

World News Rescuers clear hurdle in cave search for missing Thai boys
Author: 0 Rescuers clear hurdle in cave search for missing Thai boys

Thai Navy SEAL divers are pushing deeper into flooded caves in Thailand , where a boys' football team and their coach have been missing for more than a week. But on Saturday the rain eased and divers from the Thai navy's elite SEAL unit were able to make progress through the murky waters filling passages of the six-mile underground maze.

World News Brexit: Barnier warns ‘huge’ differences remain in talks
Author: 0 Brexit: Barnier warns ‘huge’ differences remain in talks

Varadkar added: "If that principle were to be conceded there would be Eurosceptics and right-wing populist parties in every second country of Europe who would say can not we have the same deal". The motion called on the BMA to "publicly announce that it is concerned that Brexit poses a major threat to the NHS and the nation's health", while supporting "open border arrangements with free movement of healthcare and medical research staff".

World News US intelligence believes N Korea making more nuclear bomb fuel
Author: 0 US intelligence believes N Korea making more nuclear bomb fuel

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stressed to China the importance of continued enforcement of sanctions on North Korea to press it to give up its nuclear weapons, after warning of signs of backsliding by Beijing. The network cited United States officials as saying that the intelligence assessment concludes that North Korea has more than one secret nuclear site in addition to its known nuclear fuel production facility at Yongbyon .

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".