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People Don't let McConnell's hypocrisy determine the Supreme Court's future
Author: 0 Don't let McConnell's hypocrisy determine the Supreme Court's future

Kavanaugh called his mother a "trailblazer". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said opponents were using "40-year-old scare tactics" over abortion and other issues but they "will not stop us from doing the right thing". Neil Gorsuch, 50, who was appointed by Mr Trump past year, is already one of the most conservative of the court's nine justices. "This is a nominee who wants to pave the path to tyranny".

Author: 0 UK Government On Verge Of Collapse Days Before Trump's Visit

Tory digital minister Matt Hancock - known for his self-branded social networking app - will now takeover Hunt's portfolio as Health Secretary. He was named foreign secretary hours after Boris Johnson resigned, citing issues with May's Brexit policies.

Author: 0 Missing infant found alive buried under sticks in Montana mountains

Deputies responded to the scene at 8 p.m. Saturday after callers said Crowley was acting strangely and threatening people with a gun, according to Bassett. The deputy followed that faint sound until he found the baby, who was buried under sticks and debris while face down, according to the post. "When we brought him out, we took him right to the hospital, he had some scratches and bruises but otherwise in good health", sheriff's office spokeswoman Bassett told ABC News.

People Trump's Former Personal Driver Sues Claiming Years Of Unpaid Overtime
Author: 0 Trump's Former Personal Driver Sues Claiming Years Of Unpaid Overtime

Cintron said he often worked 55 hours a week, but was only ever paid his established salary of $62,700 in 2003, $68,000 in 2006 and $75,000 in 2010, a raise that also required him to forgo his health insurance. Cintron says he was required to be on duty for Trump starting at 7 a.m. each day until whenever Trump, his family or business associates no longer required his services.

Author: 0 UK's May names new foreign secretary

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson became the second prominent supporter of Britain's departure from the European Union to quit her government since Friday, when her cabinet agreed on a plan to have the United Kingdom adhere to many EU rules after Brexit.

Author: 0 UK Foreign Minister QUITS, Theresa May Facing REVOLT — BREXIT BREAKDOWN

The ex-Foreign Secretary left the foreign secretary's official residence at Carlton Gardens, central London, late in the evening, accompanied by his wife Marina Wheeler, and without speaking to waiting reporters. Johnson said he accepted his side of the argument lacked support to win out at Cabinet on Friday. "The trouble is that I have practised the words over the weekend and find they stick in the throat", he wrote.

People Thai cave rescue a logistics nightmare
Author: 0 Thai cave rescue a logistics nightmare

Narongsak said after the first four boys were rescued that they would be quarantined "for a while because we are concerned about infections". Pairs of divers shepherded the boys on the long and painstaking journey out of the cave, navigating muddy and silty water through tight passages.

Author: 0 Death toll in Turkey train disaster rises to 24, hundreds hurt

The train, with about 360 passengers on board, was travelling to Istanbul from the town of Kapikule on the Bulgarian border, BBC reported . Military and ambulance helicopters arrived at the accident scene. The train was carrying 362 people, he said. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his condolences over those who lost their lives in the accident that he said has "deeply upset the whole nation".

People Donald Trump picks conservative Brett Kavanaugh as US Supreme Court nominee
Author: 0 Donald Trump picks conservative Brett Kavanaugh as US Supreme Court nominee

Jon Tester of Montana - told reporters on Monday that he was not invited to the White House for Monday's ceremony, but added he's open to voting to one of the nominees. The president has been lobbied in the final hours of his selection process by both supporters and opponents of the four candidates , all of whom are federal appeals court judges with conservative records.

People Syria says it thwarted an Israeli missile attack on Homs air base
Author: 0 Syria says it thwarted an Israeli missile attack on Homs air base

A military base in eastern Syria used by Iranian drone operators and air-defence systems has been hit by a series of missiles, in an attack Damascus blamed on Israel . Israel fears a growing influence of the Iranian-backed fighters of Hezbollah in that area. On 9 April, missiles targeted the T4 air base, killing as many as 14 fighters, including seven Iranians.

People Mitch McConnell Doesn't Seem to Care Where the Babies Are
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell Doesn't Seem to Care Where the Babies Are

The demonstrators approached McConnell as he was leaving a local eatery Saturday afternoon, accosting the legislator as he strolled to his vehicle with cries of "vote you out" and " abolish ICE ". McConnell's wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, told the group to " leave him alone ", before security guards sped the pair away. Last month, McConnell claimed that all Republican senators supported ending the Trump administration's policy of family separation, despite the fact that none ...

Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh Revealed as Trump's Latest Supreme Court Nominee

Barrett is among four federal judges on Trump's list of finalists that includes Brett Kavanaugh, Raymond Kethledge and Thomas Hardiman. The official said Trump decided on Kavanaugh, a front-runner throughout the search process, because of his large body of jurisprudence cited by other courts, describing him as a judge that other judges read.

Author: 0 Profiles of Possible US Supreme Court Justices

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, who once held a court seat open for almost a year before the 2016 election to keep former President Barack Obama from filling it, lambasted Democrats for announcing their opposition before Trump had decided on a nominee.

People Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court position
Author: 0 Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court position

FILE PHOTO: Federal appeals court judges L-R: Raymond Kethledge , Brett Kavanaugh , Amy Coney Barrett , and Thomas Hardiman , being considered by President Donald Trump for the U.S. "A year and a half ago, I said it was a top priority", he said about confirming judges, "and it remains so". "We saw Sen. McConnell's extraordinary leadership at the time of Scalia's death — this is a continuation of that", he said.

People PROFILE: Who is the Iranian teen girl detained for Instagram dancing videos?
Author: 0 PROFILE: Who is the Iranian teen girl detained for Instagram dancing videos?

According to AP, state TV broadcast a video on Friday in which Maedeh Hojabri, 18-year-old gymnast, acknowledged breaking moral norms while insisting that it was not her intention and that she was only trying to gain more followers. "I'm dancing so that they (the authorities) see and know that they can not take away our happiness and hope by arresting teenagers and (girls like) Maedeh", the BBC translated the tweet of one supporter.

People Jim Jordan attacks former wrestlers who say they were abused
Author: 0 Jim Jordan attacks former wrestlers who say they were abused

Louie Gohmert , Jordan's colleague in the caucus, publicly defended him, saying the allegations don't "pass the smell test". But two former wrestlers, Yetts and Mike DiSabato, dispute Jordan's account. Dan George told the Asbury Park Press there were more people who supported Jordan than were accusing him. Norm Eisen , who was a part of former President Barack Obama's transition team and served as the special counsel for Ethics and Government Reform for the White House, said the ...

People Pompeo: N. Korea Could Have Ties With US Like Vietnam
Author: 0 Pompeo: N. Korea Could Have Ties With US Like Vietnam

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dismissed a North Korean report that described his recent meetings with a North Korean official as "regrettable". "The issues the USA side insisted on at the talks are all roots of troubles, which the previous administrations also had insisted on to disrupt the dialogue processes, stoke the distrust and increase the danger of war".

People Trump Slams NYT For Critical Article On US Stance on Breastfeeding
Author: 0 Trump Slams NYT For Critical Article On US Stance on Breastfeeding

The specific part of the resolution with which Americans officials reportedly took issue was the language that called on governments to "protect, promote and support breastfeeding", as well a passage that asked policymakers to no longer promote food that could have detrimental effects on the health of young children.

People Face of Brexit Boris Johnson Resigns as Threat to May Grows
Author: 0 Face of Brexit Boris Johnson Resigns as Threat to May Grows

But on the other side of the party divide, they feel that her words have not been matched by her deeds, proposing to negotiate a deal which could leave Britain still accepting European Union rules and regulations without being able to influence them.

People Russian Federation boss Stanislav Cherchesov: 'The country is in love with us'
Author: 0 Russian Federation boss Stanislav Cherchesov: 'The country is in love with us'

He was rooting for the team". They have fallen in love with us. Cherchesov quoted Putin as saying that "what they showed on the pitch was great". Entering the World Cup as the lowest ranked team in the tournament by Federation Internationale de Football Association, it all started in such marvellous fashion for Russia as Denis Cheryshev and Aleksandr Golovin shone in that opening game against Saudi Arabia just over three weeks ago.

Author: 0 Donald Trump urged to avoid controversial Supreme Court pick

Trump indeed said during the 2016 campaign that he would put "pro-life justices on the court", thrilling his grassroots base although polls show most Americans support abortion rights. The president and White House officials involved in the process have fielded calls and messages and have been on the receiving end of public pleas and op-eds for or against specific candidates since Kennedy announced on June 27 that he would retire this summer.

Author: 0 Iranian women are dancing to protest the arrest of a teenage Instagrammer

The teenager, however, was detained by the Iranian police for those same videos. After reports emerged on the arrest of Hojabri, state TV broadcast a video in which she acknowledged breaking moral norms. And that's not all. Hojabri was one of a number of popular Instagram users arrested recently in Iran over the content of their videos; activists fear the country will ban the social media site, now one of the few western apps that hasn't been blocked.

People Lebanese woman jailed in Egypt after making harassment claim
Author: 0 Lebanese woman jailed in Egypt after making harassment claim

Initially, she was sentenced to 11 years in prison, but that was amended within hours to eight years, the judicial source said. Mona el-Mazbouh was arrested at Cairo airport at the end of her stay in Egypt after she published a 10-minute video on her Facebook page, laced with vulgarity and profanity against Egypt and Egyptians.

People Bihar Teen Raped For Months Allegedly By 18 Including Principal, Teachers
Author: 0 Bihar Teen Raped For Months Allegedly By 18 Including Principal, Teachers

Police in Bihar's Saran district arrested the principal, a teacher and two minor students of a private school after a Class IX student alleged Friday she was raped by them and several others for eight months. Later, when she threatened to reach out to higher officials, a complaint was filed. The Saran police took two more named accused into custody on Saturday in connection with the case.

People One Dead As Chopper Crashes Into US Townhouse
Author: 0 One Dead As Chopper Crashes Into US Townhouse

The Virginia State Police said in a release Monday that Jean Lonchak Danylko, 91, of Williamsburg, was killed in the condominium where she lived. The pilot was the only person on board the Robinson R44, a small four-seat helicopter, the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed via Twitter late Sunday.

People Giuliani: Trump Told Comey To Give Flynn 'A Break' During Probe
Author: 0 Giuliani: Trump Told Comey To Give Flynn 'A Break' During Probe

Mueller was appointed to take over the previous FBI probe into Trump-Russia "collusion" after former FBI Director James Comey claimed he was sacked by Trump because of how he handled the FBI's Russia probe. Cohen, who hasn't been charged, wouldn't say if he would cooperate with prosecutors in the probe. Giuliani called the investigation into Russian interference and the Trump campaign's possible collusion "kind of really shaky".

People 'Prove God Exists and I'll Resign,' Says Philippines President Duterte
Author: 0 'Prove God Exists and I'll Resign,' Says Philippines President Duterte

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo dined with 18 Catholic bishops on Sunday night, a day before the scheduled meeting of President Rodrigo Duterte and Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles , Malacañang said on Monday. " Where is the logic of God there? ". Duterte had said he could not understand the logic of original sin since people were born with parents who underwent the sacrament of marriage.

People Pompeo holds out Vietnam model for N
Author: 0 Pompeo holds out Vietnam model for N

And, the promised remains have yet to be delivered. North Korea says it is disappointed with the way the US has conducted itself in bilateral discussions, saying that the progress made at last month's historic summit in Singapore is in danger of being eroded.

People Nirbhaya case: Rapists to hang as SC dismisses review pleas
Author: 0 Nirbhaya case: Rapists to hang as SC dismisses review pleas

Over the next few days, his brother Mukesh Singh, gym instructor Vinay Sharma, fruit seller Pawan Gupta, a helper on the bus Akshay Thakur, and the 17-year-old juvenile , who can not be named, are arrested. Out of the 371 death row convicts in 2017, 43 were awarded the punishment for crimes involving fatal sexual assaults. March 13: The Delhi High Court upholds the death sentences awarded to the four convicts.

People Trudeau, Ford clash over asylum seekers in first official meeting
Author: 0 Trudeau, Ford clash over asylum seekers in first official meeting

Just prior to the meeting, the Ford government issued a statement through a spokesperson which said in part, "Ontario will always be a welcoming province to those who want to come to our country legally". A spokesman for the minister said Thursday the department is committed to working with the provinces on this issue. Canada evaluates asylum seekers to determine if they are fleeing persecution or terror, and sends home those who are economic migrants, he said.

People UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned
Author: 0 UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned

The UK's top share index inched higher on Monday after the resignation of Brexit minister David Davis had little immediate effect on Prime Minister Theresa May's hold on power, fuelling talk that a soft Brexit was more likely. But by appointing Brexit campaigner Dominic Raab as Davis's replacement, May might hope to quell some of that anger. The prime minister's Europe adviser, Oliver Robbins, has mostly led the talks in Brussels, with the Brexit minister taking a more coordinating role at ...

People Attack on Somalia's interior ministry kills at least nine
Author: 0 Attack on Somalia's interior ministry kills at least nine

A number of people, mostly government workers, had been trapped in the ministry on what had been a normal business day. An official who asked not to be named, though, said the death toll could rise as authorities sort through the building, the exterior compound and at a police building across from the interior and security ministries.

People Flake: 'Concern' about what Trump might promise Putin
Author: 0 Flake: 'Concern' about what Trump might promise Putin

They are strategically located to help in other regions of the world, such as counter Iran or strike the ISIS. The fear is not only that Mr. Trump will spoil the "unity" of the summit with harangues before flying to Helsinki for a far friendlier meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin .