• Liberals rally on court steps against Kavanaugh
Liberals rally on court steps against Kavanaugh

Hours before Trump was to name his nominee, the White House announced Monday that Kyl would serve as the potential justice's "sherpa" - a guide throughout the process. Susan Collins said she wouldn't support a nominee hostile to the court's precedent in Roe v. Wade - and the conservative Barrett has expressed a willingness to reverse preced...

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  • Turkey fires 18500 state employees for alleged terror links
Turkey fires 18500 state employees for alleged terror links

Following the 2016 failed military coup attempt in Turkey , which some suspect was orchestrated by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to smoke out any and all of his opposition , the country dismissed over 100,000 people working in government sector - including law enforcement officials, academics, judges, doctors and teachers.

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  • Hunt new Foreign Secretary as Johnson quits over Brexit
Hunt new Foreign Secretary as Johnson quits over Brexit

Boris's resignation letter is scathing. He attacks May's plans in terms that, one imagines, were sharpened after No10 purposefully made a statement about his resignation before he had published his own. Pro-Europeans want to retain close economic ties with the bloc and its market of 500 million people, while some, but not all, Brexit supporters wan...

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  • Donald Trump says he expects to find United Kingdom in 'turmoil' during visit
Donald Trump says he expects to find United Kingdom in 'turmoil' during visit

But he also acknowledged that Trump is right on spending, saying "dear Europe, spend more on your defence, because everyone respects an ally that is well-prepared and equipped". In a second tweet , the president wrote: "NATO countries must pay MORE, the United States must pay LESS". "Getting ready to leave for Europe. Will they reimburse the U...

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  • Skip the meeting: Martyred ANP hopeful Haroon Bilours son
Skip the meeting: Martyred ANP hopeful Haroon Bilours son

Zulfiqar Ali Babakhel, a spokesman for the Lady Reading Hospital, confirmed the death toll from the blast saying that 47 wounded persons were brought to the hospital. According to the police, the vehicle of Haroon Bilour was the main target of the bomber. Bashir was targeted in the Qisa Khwani Bazaar during an electioneering rally.

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  • US to impose tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports
US to impose tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports

China, meanwhile has vowed to match any future tariffs dollar-for-dollar, signaling an escalating trade war between the two nations. The additional US tariffs, which will go through a two-month approval process including a public hearing, come after China retaliated in a tit-for-tat trade skirmish last week.

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  • Amesbury poisoning: Novichok investigation spreads to Swindon as auto seized
Amesbury poisoning: Novichok investigation spreads to Swindon as auto seized

The 45 year old was admitted to hospital on Saturday June 30th, suffering from the effects of the nerve agent. Dawn Sturgess, 44, died in hospital at the weekend and her partner Charlie Rowley remains critically ill in hospital. Police are now searching for a "contaminated item" that could have exposed the pair to the nerve agent, which is the sa...

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  • China frees Nobel widow from house arrest that drew outcry
China frees Nobel widow from house arrest that drew outcry

Human rights groups are cautiously celebrating Liu Xia's departure from China on Tuesday, as they urge the global community to keep in mind the abuses suffered by her and her late husband, Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo. During Liu Xiaobo's almost eight years in a Liaoning prison, very little was known about the conditions of his imprisonment ....

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  • Democratic senator leaves door slightly open to voting for Kavanaugh
Democratic senator leaves door slightly open to voting for Kavanaugh

Is there one of those four you could support, or do you think Democrats should unite and oppose whomever the president taps? Two other vulnerable Democratic senators up for re-election this fall ― Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Jon Tester of Montana ― did not support Gorsuch's nomination.

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  • Americans in UK warned to keep 'low profile' during Trump visit
Americans in UK warned to keep 'low profile' during Trump visit

Other than street marches, they include the flying a massive balloon of Trump as an angry baby from Westminster Gardens near Big Ben. The blimp has been granted permission to rise above the British Parliament for two hours on Saturday, after Trump arrives in the UK.

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  • Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law arrested following conviction in corruption case
Nawaz Sharif's son-in-law arrested following conviction in corruption case

A NAB official said taking both the convicts to Islamabad from the Lahore airport by road may require "elaborate security arrangements". The interim provincial government has been given the task to ensure foolproof security at the Lahore airport.

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  • Supreme Court refuses to adjourn hearing on pleas challenging Section 377
Supreme Court refuses to adjourn hearing on pleas challenging Section 377

On 23 April, hotelier Keshav Suri joined the five celebrities to file another plea. The court will also hear numerous petitions arguing for gay sex between consenting adults to be legalised , reports the Guardian . Chandrachud refused to adjourn the matter when the Centre sought time to file its response to the petitions. It was on the pet...

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  • Thai Cave Rescue: Sixth Boy Leaves, Six Soccer Players and Coach Remain
Thai Cave Rescue: Sixth Boy Leaves, Six Soccer Players and Coach Remain

Four boys and the coach are still trapped. A retired Thai navy SEAL died Friday after he ran out of oxygen while placing compressed-air tanks along the exit route. "It's very likely that while the boys were in the cave but not yet discovered by rescuers that they experienced various degrees of anxiety, fear, confusion, vulnerability and depende...

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  • Americans want Senate to move quickly on Supreme pick
Americans want Senate to move quickly on Supreme pick

The seat , vacated by retiring justice Anthony Kennedy , is expected to be filled in the coming months with Trump set to announce his nominee tonight at 9:00 PM. Raymond Kethledge of MI, who also has many high-profile supporters who see him as a positive alternative to the other three. But that element of his record is among the reason...

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  • President pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation
President pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation

The federal pursuit of the Hammonds followed years of permit violations and unauthorized fires, and they never accepted responsibility, said Oregon's former U.S. The pardons come as some federal employees in the rural West are wary of what they say is a high likelihood that more standoffs could develop, NPR's Kirk Siegler reports, citing soil scien...

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  • Thai soccer team members rescued from cave
Thai soccer team members rescued from cave

Four boys from a Thai football team have been rescued after 15 days trapped deep within a cave system in Chiang Rai - leaving behind eight boys and their coach as the rescue operation continues. He said they would send it to Thailand Sunday evening. "Your question doesn't do any good", he said. His parents, along with other families, have...

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  • Trump assails North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members days before summit, United States News & Top Stories
Trump assails North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members days before summit, United States News & Top Stories

James Comey, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, said of Donald Trump that he bore more resemblance to a mob boss than a democratic politician. Despite Trump's complaints, U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison assured the overall theme of the summit is "NATO's strength and unity". NATO is keen to damp down trans-...

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"Angry Baby" Trump Blimp Approved to Fly Over London During POTUS Visit

The balloon will coincide with further protests to Trump's visit to the United Kingdom, including the " Stop Trump " march, where organizers say they expect around 50,000 people in central London. "Trump Baby will keep popping up in the skies above little Donald wherever he goes, an unmistakable reminder of how the rest of the world really sees...

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  • Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo 'leaves China'
Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo 'leaves China'

According to AP, Liu Xia's brother, Liu Hui, sent his thanks to his sister's supporters via social media. Her brother, Liu Hui, posted on WeChat that his sister had flown to Europe to "start her new life". "It is a tremendous relief that Liu Xia has been able to leave China for freedom overseas", said Sophie Richardson , China director at Huma...

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  • One dead, 20 injured in Wonderboom plane crash
One dead, 20 injured in Wonderboom plane crash

A charter aircraft crashed in Kameeldrift on Tuesday afternoon. ER24 says the passenger was declared dead on the scene. According to Russel Meiring, communications officer for ER24, approximately 20 people were injured and sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical.

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