• President Trump to name second Supreme Court nominee in 2 years
President Trump to name second Supreme Court nominee in 2 years

Wade ruling should stand. 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.

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  • North Korea just first stop on round-world trip for Pompeo
North Korea just first stop on round-world trip for Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to travel to North Korea to seek agreement on a plan for the country's denuclearisation, despite mounting doubts about Pyongyang's willingness to abandon a weapons program that threatens the US and its allies.

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  • German interior minister 'offers to resign' over migrants
German interior minister 'offers to resign' over migrants

Seehofer, who has called for tougher policies on refugees, had given Merkel two weeks to broker a deal with other European Union leaders that would allow German police to reject migrants at the border who are already registered in another European Union country.

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  • UK PM May putting pressure on Brexiteer ministers - The UK Times
UK PM May putting pressure on Brexiteer ministers - The UK Times

Mrs May will bring together her Cabinet at her country residence to thrash out details of a white paper setting out the UK's plans for areas such as trade. Threatening a backbench mutiny, he warns the PM: "Any EU agreement that restricts the country's ability to make trade agreements with other states, restricts our ability to control our migration...

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  • Ex-Malaysia PM Najib's Deputy Takes over His Party
Ex-Malaysia PM Najib's Deputy Takes over His Party

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, UMNO's acting president , received a call from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Thursday, informing him on the action on the bank accounts, the newspaper said. Zahid also thanked the MACC investigators for their professionalism and space when questioning him. They (MACC) just need more details [of the meeting]...

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  • American tourist dies in boat explosion in the Bahamas
American tourist dies in boat explosion in the Bahamas

Jackson was reportedly celebrating her 15th wedding anniversary in the Bahamas with her husband Tyran, who was injured in the blast. The 40-foot chartered tour boat was carrying ten tourists and two Bahamians when an engine exploded , engulfing the vessel in flames, the statement said.

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  • Woman found alive in mortuary fridge in critical condition
Woman found alive in mortuary fridge in critical condition

The dead giveaway came when staffers at the Carleton morgue in South Africa pulled the woman's body out of the refrigerator and found she was very much alive, according to Times Live . Forensic experts at the state's health department are now investigating the company‚ local authorities told the newspaper. The family said: "As a family we won'...

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  • European Union leaders reach a deal to control immigration, but details remain unclear
European Union leaders reach a deal to control immigration, but details remain unclear

But Conte's government recently stopped taking in boats carrying migrants to Italy's ports. Bavaria's premier welcomed deals on migration brought back from Brussels by Angela Merkel , giving the clearest signal yet that his party was prepared to back down in a standoff with the German chancellor that has risked bringing down her government.

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  • HK marks 21st anniversary of return to China
HK marks 21st anniversary of return to China

While Hong Kong activists push for greater democracy, Beijing has been taking a tougher stance on the city, and some Hong Kong residents say the old border that has defined the city's autonomy is slowly withering away. Last month, Edward Leung, 27, one of the leaders of a movement advocating Hong Kong's independence from China, was jailed for...

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  • Raised Russian Meddling In 2016 US Election With Putin: John Bolton
Raised Russian Meddling In 2016 US Election With Putin: John Bolton

The US intelligence community has said the Kremlin interfered in the election and special counsel Robert Mueller is investing Russian involvement and whether members of Trump's campaign colluded. During the flight Friday to his New Jersey golf resort, Trump was also asked to preview next month's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels...

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  • Andheri bridge collapse: Five people injured, train services hit; probe ordered
Andheri bridge collapse: Five people injured, train services hit; probe ordered

The injured, who include one woman, have been admitted to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's R N Cooper Hospital in Vile Parle, a BMC official said. "Thankfully, no train was passing on the track under the bridge at that time", the official said according to PTI . In a tweet, Goyal "directed officials to speed up fix work and rapidly restore...

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  • Malaysian authorities arrest former premier Najib Razak
Malaysian authorities arrest former premier Najib Razak

Authorities picked Najib up from his home after serving him with a remand order, two sources close to the family said. "Mohd Najib will be charged tomorrow at 8.30 am at Kuala Lumpur Court", it added. Would you like to get published on Standard Media websites? Most recently, his stepson Riza Aziz was also called into the MACC's headquarters toda...

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  • Woman stalked by U.S. newspaper shooter lived in fear of attack
Woman stalked by U.S. newspaper shooter lived in fear of attack

Days after newspaper editor Rob Hiaasen and four colleagues were shot to death by a gunman in the Capital Gazette's newsroom, an overflow crowd gathered at a Maryland nature center on Monday evening to remember the man they loved in stories, poems, and songs.

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  • Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak arrested amid graft probe
Former Malaysian premier Najib Razak arrested amid graft probe

Mr Mahathir said in an interview last month that embezzlement and bribery with government money were among the charges that Malaysia was looking to bring against Mr Najib, adding they had "an nearly flawless case" against him. Riza was solemn as he arrived at the anti-graft office and didn't speak to reporters. The US Department of Justice (DoJ...

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  • The big changes Amazon is making to Prime Day
The big changes Amazon is making to Prime Day

What's more, Amazon will also kick off twice as many deals on its own hardware products as it did a year ago -just the ideal time to get that Amazon Echo , a Fire TV, a Fire tablet , or that Kindle you've been lusting after. For those that can't wait, Amazon has already launched one deal ahead of the main sale with customers able to grab ...

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  • Merkel on the brink as interior minister signals intention to resign
Merkel on the brink as interior minister signals intention to resign

Mr Seehofer demanded that Germany blocks migrants at the border if they don't have papers or if they have already registered in another European country. "It is a precious thing for our party system and that is why I'm confident that we will succeed", he said. "We'll have more talks today with the CDU in Berlin with the hope that we can come to...

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  • Heavily armed men in helicopter free notorious French inmate
Heavily armed men in helicopter free notorious French inmate

Redoine Faid was being visited by his brother in Reau prison in the Paris region when the men burst into the room yesterday morning and extracted him. Faid was freed by three heavily armed men with assault rifles around 11.20 am local time (2.50 pm Indian Standard Time), BBC reported. His wife, Nadine Vaujour, then picked him up in a helicopte...

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  • San Francisco skies turn orange as wildfires return to Northern California
San Francisco skies turn orange as wildfires return to Northern California

Additional crews will be helping out on Tuesday to make sure the fire stays contained. Air district officials said Monday that the fires are a reminder for Bay Area residents to be safe this week, given that this winter brought less rain than normal and fire risk is growing.

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  • Malaysia Summons Wolf of Wall Street Producer in 1MDB Corruption Probe
Malaysia Summons Wolf of Wall Street Producer in 1MDB Corruption Probe

In addition, the police have seized cash, handbags and jewelry valued at more than 1 billion ringgit as part of the investigation. Mr Riza is the co-founder of Red Granite Pictures, a company that USA prosecutors say financed three Hollywood films, including the 2013 Martin Scorsese movie The Wolf of Wall Street , with funds misappropriated by 1...

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  • How an Alaska Senator Could Make or Break Trump's Supreme Court Plans
How an Alaska Senator Could Make or Break Trump's Supreme Court Plans

After spending the day on the golf course Sunday, Trump said his focus this week will be prioritized on the Supreme Court . "I'm going to pick someone who is outstanding", he said. As a candidate in 2016, Trump signaled a clear intention to pave the way for overturning Roe versus Wade by nominating socially conservative jurists likely to belie...

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