Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Supreme Court Upholds All But One District In Racial Gerrymandering Case Supreme Court Upholds All But One District In Racial Gerrymandering Case

But the maps at issue in the case have been in effect throughout the litigation. The groundwork for the case began in 2010, when the Texas legislature began redistricting after the Census showed Texas gained about 4 million residents - many of wh...

USA says still working to reunite 2,053 children with families USA says still working to reunite 2,053 children with families

But then Melania Trump wore it back home too. Melania getting back at Donald through her jacket may have made her feel empowered but it also caused criticism from many people. The Trump administration announced a series of steps late Saturday...

Humiliated for dark skin, miffed woman poisons food, kills 5 Humiliated for dark skin, miffed woman poisons food, kills 5

She had allegedly laced the food prepared for a house-warming party thrown by a relative on Monday with pesticide, senior police official Sanjay Patil said. She was further interrogated after which she confessed to poisoning the food to avenge humi...

Split families in limbo amid Trump immigration chaos Split families in limbo amid Trump immigration chaos

The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee hedged Sunday when pressed on whether he was confident the President Trump administration knows where all the children are and will be able to reunite them with their parents. Some reunifications...

Prince William kicks off historic diplomatic tour of Middle East Prince William kicks off historic diplomatic tour of Middle East

His time in Jordan is likely to be the least sensitive part of what will be a challenging week for William as he moves on to Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories. Jordan's ruling Hashemite dynasty has strong ties to Britain. They will vi...

49th annual NYC Pride March set to take place in Greenwich Village 49th annual NYC Pride March set to take place in Greenwich Village

Mike Morris, a 29-year-old nursing student who came to the parade bare-chested and in a rainbow Speedo, said the allegations against McArthur and strain between the community and police reaffirmed his desire to attend the parade. The route was altere...

US Will Not Intervene in South Syria to Back Anti-Gov't Forces US Will Not Intervene in South Syria to Back Anti-Gov't Forces

The US had earlier warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian allies that violations of a "de-escalation" zone agreed by the United States and Russia past year would have "serious repercussions" and pledged "firm and appropriate measures...

Social media light up after restaurant dissed Sarah Huckabee Sanders Social media light up after restaurant dissed Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington , VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left. As the conversation turned to Huckabee Sanders' father - former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (R) - over a racist tweet ...

At Hub For Border Crossings, Families Spread Throughout US At Hub For Border Crossings, Families Spread Throughout US

ICE says it's designated a Texas facility as its main reunification and deportation center. More than two dozen Democratic U.S. House members are touring immigration facilities for a firsthand look at the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" ...

5 suspects in custody in connection to teen's slaying at bodega 5 suspects in custody in connection to teen's slaying at bodega

The victim was the youngest of the three siblings and went to Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School in the Bronx, the New York Post reported . A relative of Lesandro (Junior) Guzman-Feliz said he got several mea culpa Facebook mess...

15-year-old boy fatally stabbed during dispute in the Bronx 15-year-old boy fatally stabbed during dispute in the Bronx

Guzman-Feliz was dragged out of a bodega and hacked to death with a machete on Wednesday following a dispute with a group of males, officials said. NY police officers stand guard at the street while demonstrators protest against President Trump i...

Police officer fired after unwarranted traffic stop involving daughter's boyfriend Police officer fired after unwarranted traffic stop involving daughter's boyfriend

For what? Get out. As Coleman sits in the back seat of the police cruiser, resident Gloria Morales comes out of her home and asks Kovach why he's being arrested. The teenager was seen yelling at her father for "using his badge and uniform to inti...

Read FP’s Coverage of Sunday’s Elections in Turkey Read FP’s Coverage of Sunday’s Elections in Turkey

He looked set to win easily in a presidential race and in parliament in alliance with the nationalists, projecting an image of a commander-in-chief fighting external enemies inside Turkey and across the border in Syria, and triumphant against ter...

President Trump wants those who 'invade' sent right back

Last week, the president found himself on the defensive over his hard-line immigration stance, signing an executive order Wednesday reversing his family separation policy that instead seeks to detain children with their families. In Saturday's ...

Donald Trump on immigration legislation: Democrats 'RESIST!' Republicans 'PRODUCE' Donald Trump on immigration legislation: Democrats 'RESIST!' Republicans 'PRODUCE'

Outside the House chamber, Rep. Ryan Costello, R-Pa., said Trump's tweet - which may simply reflect a recognition that the conservative bill was doomed anyway - could sway undecided Republicans to vote against the more moderate bill. If approve...

Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' calls cops on girl selling water Woman dubbed 'Permit Patty' calls cops on girl selling water

The internet quickly dubbed the woman, whose real name is apparently Alison Ettel , "Permit Patty" - and since the video was uploaded, a lot more has happened. Ettel said she was working in her office when she first heard the "screaming". "It was...

Trump highlights victims of migrants amid family separations row Trump highlights victims of migrants amid family separations row

The administration implemented a "zero-tolerance" policy at the border earlier this year, mandating that all who are apprehended crossing the border illegally face prosecution. The man said he worries about his son, who speaks only Portuguese. She sa...

Woman gets $1,500 as pet wins World’s Ugliest Dog award Woman gets $1,500 as pet wins World’s Ugliest Dog award

Christy Gentry, a spokeswoman for the event, said: "The world's ugliest dog contest is an iconic tradition of the Sonoma-Marin Fair". The cuddly competition, which helps organizers publicize that many pets are available for adoption, allowed owners...

Trump again sabotages Republican plans in Congress Trump again sabotages Republican plans in Congress

The next year, the House and Senate tried to tackle immigration but never resolved the deep differences in their legislation. Will went on to warn that with no opposition from a Republican-led Congress, a " President Trump " would be worse than hav...

Iran likely to exit JCPOA in coming weeks Iran likely to exit JCPOA in coming weeks

Milanesi also said after the meeting that his country supports the JCPOA in the wake of the US withdrawal from the multilateral accord. Under the JCPOA , Iran undertook to put limits on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of nuclear-...

Trump tweets immigrants who Trump tweets immigrants who "invade" USA not entitled to court hearings

Under U.S. and worldwide law, undocumented immigrants entering the country seeking asylum have a right to apply for that status and have their requests considered on the merits. President Trump tweeted on Sunday that the US immigration system is "lau...

Melania Trump's 'I Really Don't Care' Jacket Snafu Leaves Pundits Befuddled

When the first lady left Washington and returned, it was in the Zara jacket with the message heard 'round the interwebs scrawled graffiti-style in white block letters on the back. She rarely makes an accidental fashion choice. "Slogan T-shirt...

The attractive meaning behind the NZ Prime Minister's new baby name The attractive meaning behind the NZ Prime Minister's new baby name

A beaming Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford on Sunday greeted media for the first time since arriving at Auckland Hospital on Thursday . Ms Ardern began by announcing the baby would be called Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford - or Neve Ga...

Trump Advises GOP: Quit Wasting Time On Immigration Trump Advises GOP: Quit Wasting Time On Immigration

He seems to have listened. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to detain families together as they attempt to enter the United States illegally. In a possible indication of the scope of the crackdown the Trump admini...

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women drivers Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women drivers

Simultaneously, however, at least 10 of the most outspoken supporters of women's rights were arrested just weeks before the ban was lifted, signaling that only the king and his powerful son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , will decide the pace ...

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