• Pres. Trump to tap Brett Kavanaugh for high court

    Pres. Trump to tap Brett Kavanaugh for high court

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    NY time to name his choice. McConnell and Trump were rewarded this year with a string of 5-4 decisions in which Gorsuch cast votes favorable to the president and the GOP. Kavanaugh is a former clerk to Anthony Kennedy , and was the principle author of the Ken Starr report on Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky .
  • Rouhani threatens to quit nuke deal if interests not secured

    Rouhani threatens to quit nuke deal if interests not secured

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    Praising Rouhani's "firm stance" against the United States, the head of the Revolutionary Guards said their forces were ready to block the Strait of Hormuz which links the Gulf to the open sea. "We will not be able to compensate for everything that arises from companies pulling out of Iran", Heiko Maas told reporters before a round of talks among the remaining parties to the deal.
  • Thai coach sorry as boys write they're OK

    Thai coach sorry as boys write they're OK

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    He said: "Boring Co has advanced ground penetrating radar & is pretty good at digging holes". Officials say the group are being taught how to use diving masks and breathing apparatus. The diver was identified as Saman Kunam. A dozen Australian defence and police specialists have joined in the rescue. A video surfaced Friday of him waiting to board a plane from Bangkok to Chiang Rai , announcing proudly that he was going to "bring the kids home".
  • Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears

    Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears

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    An added factor is the swiftly approaching 2018 midterm elections, in which several Democrats are facing tough re-election battles in traditionally conservative-leaning states. Donnelly is easily one of the most conservative or moderate Democrats in the Senate. Donnelly met with Trump the day after Kennedy's retirement, after which he remained open to supporting the future nominee.
  • Trump's Mar-a-Lago wants to hire 61 foreign workers

    Trump's Mar-a-Lago wants to hire 61 foreign workers

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    Trump defended the practice of hiring foreign workers, telling MSNBC's "Morning Joe" it "is very hard to get people in Florida for seasonal jobs". The President's infamous golf resort, Mar-a-Lago, recently filed requests to hire 61 foreign workers.
  • USA congressmen meet Russian officials in St. Petersburg

    USA congressmen meet Russian officials in St. Petersburg

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    When asked by reporters Saturday whether he would consider recognizing Russia's annexation of Crimea, Trump said that "we'll have to see". On the issue of arms control, the official said the USA intends to raise Russian violations of the INF arms treaty during the meeting and discuss the fate of arms control agreements between the two countries.
  • Jordan army begins delivering aid to Syrians stranded near border

    Jordan army begins delivering aid to Syrians stranded near border

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    The Daraa region, which borders Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, has played a key role in the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad since it began seven years ago, sparking a civil war. The entire southwest is part of a "de-escalation zone" agreed previous year by Russian Federation, the United States and Jordan. Jabawi told The Associated Press that Russian Federation, a strong ally of President Bashar Assad's government, wants the rebels to hand over their weapons ...
  • Survivors of deadly tour boat explosion airlifted to the US

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    A Rutland girl had both her lower legs amputated after she was injured in the Bahamas when the tour boat she was on exploded on Saturday. Luckily, Paul and Brooke minor injuries, including bruises and cuts. "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad day for our American friends". The deceased woman was identified as an American woman by Chester Cooper , a member of the parliament for Exumas and Ragged Island.
  • Loyal golden retriever takes rattlesnake bite for owner

    Loyal golden retriever takes rattlesnake bite for owner

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    Instead of Ms Godwin's legs, the venomous fangs sank into his snout. Photos showed the pup's face was very swollen after the bite. "My hero of a puppy Todd saved me", she said in her Facebook post . "This is what a hero looks like". Paula said of the fundraiser: "Todd wants to help more puppies that may need help". The 6-month-old golden retriever named Todd was bitten on his face when he tried to save his owner.
  • Canada Strikes Back at Trump: $12 Billion of Tariffs Come Into Force

    Canada Strikes Back at Trump: $12 Billion of Tariffs Come Into Force

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    Aside from tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the USA, dozens of additional consumer goods will be subject to 10 per cent duties - from ketchup, to lawn mowers, to playing cards. The tit-for-tat duties follow punishing United States steel and aluminum tariffs imposed at the start of June. "This is a perfectly reciprocal action.
  • 11 bodies recovered at a house in Delhi’s Burari

    11 bodies recovered at a house in Delhi’s Burari

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    Earlier in a similar incident in Rajasthan's Barmer, 3 dead bodies were found dead hanging in a house. A police officer, who didn't wish to be identified, said the house belongs to a businessman who ran a plywood shop and dairy. "The last, a 75-year-old female, was dead on the floor", a Delhi police official told AFP . Joint CP Delhi said that they are probing all the angles and are not ruling out anything now.
  • Dems Cutting Their Own Throats by Calling for Abolishing ICE

    Dems Cutting Their Own Throats by Calling for Abolishing ICE

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    Progressive immigration rights activists - during both Republican and Democratic administrations - have come to view ICE as a rogue agency that terrorized immigrant communities. "But what I think it allows us to do is talk about the facts", he said. De Blasio, who endorsed Joe Crowley in the primary, also noted on Friday that Ocasio-Cortez "is someone who absolutely comes from my wing of the Democratic Party".