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People Trump revokes Obama guidance on race in school admissions
Author: 0 Trump revokes Obama guidance on race in school admissions

The action comes amid a high-profile court fight over admission at Harvard University as well as Supreme Court turnover expected to produce a more critical eye toward schools' affirmative action policies. Bush. It's possible that a case filed by Asian-American students against Harvard University could make it to the Supreme Court, giving a Trump-appointed justice the opportunity to overturn the precedent.

People Dutch PM Tells Trump 'No!' and That He Is Wrong on Trade
Author: 0 Dutch PM Tells Trump 'No!' and That He Is Wrong on Trade

Trump again denied plans to withdraw the US from the WTO but told reporters in the Oval Office that the trade organization needed to change its ways. However, on the issue of trade Rutte said the U.S. Trump, during the photo-op, announced he would soon be meeting with European Union official to discuss the issue. "If we do work it out, that will be positive", Trump said.

People Russia: US Lawmakers Visit Ahead of Trump, Putin Summit
Author: 0 Russia: US Lawmakers Visit Ahead of Trump, Putin Summit

Relations between Russia and the US have sunk to their lowest point in decades amid US sanctions over Russian meddling in the US.election and Russia's action in Ukraine. Shelby expressed hope the summit "will be the beginning, maybe, of a new day". The US delegation is in Russian Federation until Thursday, ahead of the summit planned in Helsinki on July 16, at a time of high tension between Russian Federation and the West.

Author: 0 Experts see risks in US plan to dismantle NKorea's nukes

The facility makes solid-fuel, ballistic missiles-which would be able to strike US military installations in Asia with a nuclear weapon with little warning-as well as re-entry vehicles for warheads that Pyongyang might use on longer-range missiles able to hit the continental U.S.

People 2 contractors critically wounded in Kansas school shooting
Author: 0 2 contractors critically wounded in Kansas school shooting

He says it's unclear what led the suspect to go to that home, describing it as "bizarre to say the least". 157th and Roe: Sunrise Point Elementary School where the shooting took place. He revealed that there are two other crime scenes that police are responding to. The suspect then stole another vehicle at another location by gunpoint.

People Israel deploys border reinforcements as Syrians flee strikes
Author: 0 Israel deploys border reinforcements as Syrians flee strikes

As many as 11,000 refugees had already reached the Israeli border fence on the Golan Heights on Sunday, judging it the safest place to avoid Syrian air force raids. But other opposition bodies have rejected the deals. He put the death toll at 20, saying women and children were among the casualties. It would also allow the regime to reopen the Naseeb border crossing with Jordan and resume lucrative trade across the frontier.

People Trump, Putin set for Helsinki Showdown July 16
Author: 0 Trump, Putin set for Helsinki Showdown July 16

Responding to the reports , Russian television hosts declared that "Crimea is ours, Trump is ours". Bolton was met with Putin in Moscow last week to discuss the summit that will take place in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16. In return, trump demands that the Syrian regime did not destroy the US -backed rebels in the region. 'I don't think anybody ought to have a case of the vapors over discussions we have in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation or the G-7 versus discussions we have with Putin ...

People Philippine city mayor gunned down during flag-raising ceremony
Author: 0 Philippine city mayor gunned down during flag-raising ceremony

Tanauan City, Batangas Mayor Antonio Halili (with eyeglasses, left inset below) who got national attention when he started the walk of shame drive for suspected drug pushers and users in his city, lies dead at the City Hall ground where the Monday flag-raising rites were held, (in circle right below) with close-in security round him.

People Secret exercise sees ministers rehearse for Queen's death
Author: 0 Secret exercise sees ministers rehearse for Queen's death

It had previously only been officials. In particular, the day after the death of the Queen also, when the Prime Minister should address the nation and announce the death. Ministers studied plans for 600 members of the privy council to assemble at Buckingham Palace to rubber-stamp the accession of the new king. Queen Elizabeth II turned 92 in April and has been Monarch for 65 years.

People President Trump to name second Supreme Court nominee in 2 years
Author: 0 President Trump to name second Supreme Court nominee in 2 years

The advisers also said Trump does not plan to ask potential nominees whether they oppose Roe , or talk about the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller - though issues surrounding that investigation, including whether the president can be subpoenaed or indicted, could land before the court.

People British PM meets German, Dutch leaders in crucial Brexit week
Author: 0 British PM meets German, Dutch leaders in crucial Brexit week

Mr Rees-Mogg's intervention, made through an article in the Daily Telegraph, prompted a fierce backlash from Conservative Remainers. While Foreign Office minister Sir Alan Duncan says he should "pipe down". Mr Clark said the decision must be "guided by the facts and the evidence" and Mrs Leadsom said December 2020 was not a "magical date". The first model was a customs partnership, which would see the United Kingdom collect tariffs on behalf of the European Union for goods coming to the ...

Author: 0 JSE closes weaker as elusive Merkel coalition deal rattles global markets

On Friday, Merkel and the rest of the European Union leaders hammered out a vaguely-worded deal to share out refugees on a voluntary basis and create "controlled centres" inside the bloc to process asylum requests. "Horst Seehofer is not concerned with finding a solution to migration policy; he wants to open the door to right-wing populism and overthrow the chancellor", she said.

People Malaysia's former ruling party UMNO elects new president
Author: 0 Malaysia's former ruling party UMNO elects new president

Najib has consistently denied wrongdoing, and in an interview with Reuters last week maintained that the $700 million was a donation from the Saudis. Mahathir led the country as UMNO leader in his first stint as premier , before he quit the party over the 1MDB scandal.

People Trump says he's interviewed four candidates for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump says he's interviewed four candidates for Supreme Court

Subsequent court decisions have reinforced the rights of women to terminate pregnancies. He says both would be threatened by a conservative Trump nominee. 1 issue because two-thirds of the American public wants some form of abortion", Napolitano said. Republicans control the chamber by only a slim majority, making the views of moderates, including some Democrats, important .

People Three injured as Mumbai bridge crashes on rail tracks
Author: 0 Three injured as Mumbai bridge crashes on rail tracks

Five people were injured, two seriously, a senior fire brigade official said. The motorman (driver), Chandrashekhar B Sawant, who was steering the Churchgate-bound 7.06am suburban train from Borivli, saw a portion of the road over bridge falling as he was nearing the Andheri station.

People Moscow: Crimea not on Trump-Putin agenda at summit
Author: 0 Moscow: Crimea not on Trump-Putin agenda at summit

Explaining to Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace that the summit would be "somewhat unstructured" so as to skip "the pressure of immediate deadlines or crises", Bolton said that he didn't think that Trump has conceded his leverage over the election meddling issue by accepting Russia's innocence on Twitter.

People Najib arrested, to be charged tomorrow
Author: 0 Najib arrested, to be charged tomorrow

In addition, the police have seized cash, handbags and jewelry valued at more than 1 billion ringgit as part of the investigation. The 1MDB government task force this week said 408 bank accounts involving funds of almost 1.1 billion ringgit had been frozen.

People Hundreds gather in Annapolis to remember shooting victims
Author: 0 Hundreds gather in Annapolis to remember shooting victims

Sgt. Amy Miguez, an Annapolis Police Department spokeswoman, said that she received a text message early on Thursday from Gazette reporter Phil Davis about a story. "There was a fear that doing so would exacerbate an already flammable situation", said Timothy Altomare, chief of Anne Arundel county police. He says he wants people to remember what happened.

People Prepare Your Wallets: Amazon Confirms Prime Day Begins on July 16th
Author: 0 Prepare Your Wallets: Amazon Confirms Prime Day Begins on July 16th

The company is also offering a new experience to customers this Prime Day with Virtual Reality (VR) outlets at 11 malls across Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bengaluru, Chennai and Kolkata. " Prime members in India can enjoy over 200 exclusive product launches, thousands of deals at the lowest prices of the year and blockbuster entertainment launches on Prime Video and Amazon PrimeMusic", said, Amit Agarwal, SVP & Country Manager, Amazon India .

People Drones buzzed French prison months before spectacular escape
Author: 0 Drones buzzed French prison months before spectacular escape

The helicopter was later found in a northeastern suburb of Paris about 60 kilometres from the prison, one source said, adding that a police search has been launched across the entire Paris region. French police are also investigating the possibility that Faid may now be disguised as an Orthodox Jew and on his way to Israel. She suggested that Faid had been left in the same prison for too long, giving the serial fugitive, who had professed to have reformed, time to plot his escape.

Author: 0 Mexico's Lopez Obrador commits to NAFTA after landslide win

Lopez Obrador, who will take office on December 1, won more than 53 percent of votes in Sunday's election, preliminary results showed, more than double the votes of his nearest rival. He said he will seek a relationship of "friendship and respect" with the United States. Obrador vows to fight violence by addressing what he views as the root of it - poverty and inequality.

People South African woman pronounced dead, found alive inside morgue refrigerator
Author: 0 South African woman pronounced dead, found alive inside morgue refrigerator

The ambulance company whose paramedics declared her dead have denied there is any proof of negligence. Local reports say the woman was among a number of people caught up in a vehicle crash on June 24 which left two others dead. "As a family we won't talk about this unless the police, paramedics and the mortuary officials who were involved are present". A woman in South Africa is being treated in hospital after being found alive inside a morgue fridge.

People Spain to take in NGO rescue ship carrying 59 migrants
Author: 0 Spain to take in NGO rescue ship carrying 59 migrants

Riccardo Gatti, captain of another Proactiva ship, the Astral, said he has witnessed tragic rescues performed by the Libyan coast guard, which lacks the most basic equipment, including life vests. Rights groups have voiced strong concerns that migrants rescued by the Libyan coast guard and brought back there will face more inhumane treatment.

People Thousands Rally For Immigrant Rights At Denver's Civic Center Park
Author: 0 Thousands Rally For Immigrant Rights At Denver's Civic Center Park

Their crossing of the border has remained an ongoing concern for the US government. It stems from a lawsuit filed in 1985 by an immigrant girl, Jenny Lisette Flores, who was detained by immigration authorities in poor conditions and who was not allowed to be released to an aunt.

People Bahamas boat explosion: One American dead, 9 injured
Author: 0 Bahamas boat explosion: One American dead, 9 injured

As his boat approached the smaller one, which was on a half-day tour, flames continued to race and more blasts thundered through the air, he said. Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper said in a statement: "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad day for our American friends".

People Iran's leaders seek ways to defend economy from US sanctions
Author: 0 Iran's leaders seek ways to defend economy from US sanctions

Iranian officials contend there is no objective reason for the currency crash, but the protests clearly demonstrate the public's lack of faith in the regime, which only exacerbates the country's economic instability. "Definitely, we will announce and begin examining the package's content as soon as we receive it", he said, adding that the European states are still engaged in the final rounds of their talks on the package.

People Boys lost in Thai cave to be taught how to dive
Author: 0 Boys lost in Thai cave to be taught how to dive

Tim White, the Southeast regional coordinator for NCRC, said the cave's relatively warm temperature was probably one of the group's saving graces: If they were in a United States cave, with temperatures that can generally drop below 60 degrees, they could have developed fatal cases of hypothermia.

People Merkel coalition faces uncertain future over elusive migrant deal
Author: 0 Merkel coalition faces uncertain future over elusive migrant deal

After Merkel rejected the plan, Seehofer set the chancellor a deadline of July 1 to find a "European solution" to the issue of so-called "secondary migration", referring to asylum-seekers crossing internal EU borders after having already applied for asylum elsewhere in the EU.

People Bolton: US Has Plan to Dismantle NK Nuclear Program in Year
Author: 0 Bolton: US Has Plan to Dismantle NK Nuclear Program in Year

Administration officials say the Manhattan sit-down would work as a carrot to get Kim's government to crank up the process of denuclearisation in the coming months, the report said. A USA official told The Associated Press that the Post's report was accurate and that the assessment reflected the consistent view across us government agencies for the past several weeks.

People French gangster escapes prison in a helicopter
Author: 0 French gangster escapes prison in a helicopter

The men, according to Dailymail , used smoke bombs and angle grinders on the wardens to aide their escape. In 2013, he blasted his way out of prison with explosives concealed in tissue packs. Justice Minister Belloubet has called for an immediate review of the prison system in France , criticizing security at the prison where Faid escaped as "passive".

People Five more beaten to death in India lynchings
Author: 0 Five more beaten to death in India lynchings

Later, a case was charged against the mob for rioting and obstructing police to perform their duty. "When rumours start circulating on social media, it takes some time to stop them completely", senior Assam police official Mukesh Agarwal told BBC Hindi's Dilip Kumar Sharma, adding that police were watching various social media sites to try to stop the spread of the messages.

People Merkel hoping migrant agreements will quell dissent in bloc
Author: 0 Merkel hoping migrant agreements will quell dissent in bloc

The German Chancellor said she has "found a really good compromise on migration" with Horst Seehofer's (Christian Social Union) CSU party. Facing a state election in October, the Bavaria-only CSU hopes to win back votes eroded by the anti-migration Alternative fuer Deutschland and prevent the bordering state from being further impacted by migration.

People Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs
Author: 0 Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs

China has threatened to retaliate in kind with its own tariffs on US agricultural products and other goods. As part of his combative America First approach, President Trump has repeatedly attacked the trade policies of the United States' northern neighbor, citing Canada's triple-digit tariffs on dairy products, which account for only about 0.1 percent of U.S.