Friday October 19-th, 2018

What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Says About the Rise of the Left What Ocasio-Cortez’s Win Says About the Rise of the Left

Shapiro downplayed the fact Ocasio-Cortez won a primary in a heavily blue district, noting that the politics of the South Bronx and northern Queens is not indicative of the rest of the country. Ocasio-Cortez, however, claimed she was the real "labor...

United States mindful of Japan’s interests in talks with N. Korea - Mattis United States mindful of Japan’s interests in talks with N. Korea - Mattis

Speaking alongside Song, Mattis read a lengthy statement reinforcing America's "ironclad" commitment to Seoul, adding that "the US will continue to use the full range of diplomatic and military capabilities to uphold this commitment". Japan is direct...

Video captures Pennsylvania officer using stun gun on sitting man Video captures Pennsylvania officer using stun gun on sitting man

Williams complies. The officers then repeatedly direct Williams to put his legs "straight out" in front of him. A police officer's use of a stun gun sparked outage and concern in the City of Lancaster . A man who witnessed the whole incident told ...

Thousands march in Chicago to protest family separation: ‘This can’t happen’ Thousands march in Chicago to protest family separation: ‘This can’t happen’

He has, however, had time to tweet encouragement to ICE workers , congratulating them on a "fantastic job of keeping us safe by eradicating the worst criminal elements". "It's important for this administration to know that these policies that rip ap...

Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill DeBlasio Call To Abolish ICE Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill DeBlasio Call To Abolish ICE

In major cities and tiny towns, marchers gathered across America, moved by accounts of children separated from their parents at the U.S. -Mexico border, in the latest act of mass resistance against President Donald Trump's immigration policies.

Protesters across US call on Trump to reunite immigrant families Protesters across US call on Trump to reunite immigrant families

That case, brought by the American Civil Liberties Union in San Diego, challenged the recent government policy of separating families in order to detain parents for as long as necessary under President Donald Trump's "zero-tolerance" policy.

European Union leaders defend migration deal as snag emerges European Union leaders defend migration deal as snag emerges

The leaders at the summit hope to approve work on migrant "disembarkation platforms" in nations outside Europe, most likely in Africa, although European Union officials have been vague on what form they would take. French President Emmanuel Macron ,...

Delhi: 11 family members found dead, some blindfolded, some gagged Delhi: 11 family members found dead, some blindfolded, some gagged

All were sent for an autopsy on Sunday (local time). Police suspect the family committed suicide after suffering financial losses in business. At least some of them were blindfolded, gagged or had their hands and legs tied up. "We are also checking...

Maryland shooting suspect battled newspaper in court and lost Maryland shooting suspect battled newspaper in court and lost

On Facebook Winters described herself as having "Peter Pan DNA, blended with some extroverted introversion, sprinkled with proper punctuation marks and served half-baked with a Manhattan attitude". "Gunman shot through the glass door to the offic...

Britain tolerated 'inexcusable' torture of terror suspects after 9/11 Britain tolerated 'inexcusable' torture of terror suspects after 9/11

The chairman of the committee, the MP Dominic Grieve , said British agencies knew of incidents that were plainly unlawful, with the report concluding that intelligence agencies were aware at an early point of mistreatment of detainees by the USA and...

Capital Gazette journalists recount horrific Annapolis mass shooting Capital Gazette journalists recount horrific Annapolis mass shooting

Authorities said the gunman entered the building in a targeted attack and "looked for his victims". According to the court case, Ramos had pleaded guilty on July 26, 2011 in Anne Arundel County on a charge of criminal harassment and got a 90-day ...

BAE wins huge Australian frigate contract BAE wins huge Australian frigate contract

Anne Healey, BAE Systems Country Director Canada, added: "We are proud that our colleagues in Australia and the United Kingdom have been selected as the preferred tenderer to provide the Royal Australian Navy with a world-class ship, equipped with th...

'Families Belong Together' protest draws thousands in Mpls 'Families Belong Together' protest draws thousands in Mpls

Drivers honked their horns in support. US Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Congressman Joe Kennedy III, both Democrats, will be among the attendees. But the DOJ is zeroing in on the requirement, saying the order this week from U.S. In Washington D.C., ...

U.S. government says it will detain migrant children with parents U.S. government says it will detain migrant children with parents

Over 500 protesters -including one Democratic lawmaker- were arrested inside the US Capitol this week in protest of the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration along the US-Mexico border. "We don't believe in borders, we don't believe...

Woman falls through ceiling in failed escape attempt

Not so subtle, eh? CTV in Canada reports the owner of Reddi-Mart said he called police when the 29-year-old woman, identified as Brittany Burke, and a man she was with, 28-year-old Richard Pariseau, tried to use a stolen credit card. Pariseau facin...

Identity thief drains bank account of 112-year-old man Identity thief drains bank account of 112-year-old man

The family of Richard Overton , 112, says that someone managed to get a hold of his social security number and bank account information and used those to purchase bonds. After inquiring about the discrepancy, he learned that someone had accessed h...

630 women arrested protesting Trump immigration policy in D.C. 630 women arrested protesting Trump immigration policy in D.C.

Last week, Trump signed an order ending the separation of families but immigration lawyers say the process of doing so will be long and chaotic. That passion is heartening for the broader anti-Trump coalition, which hopes the weekend marches will...

Rouhani Urges against Panic in Face of US Sanctions Rouhani Urges against Panic in Face of US Sanctions

The Iranian rial plunged to a record low against the U.S. dollar on the unofficial market on Sunday, continuing its drop amid fears of returning U.S. sanctions after President Donald Trump in May withdrew from a deal on Tehran's nuclear program.

Trump narrows Supreme Court list, to name nominee July 9 Trump narrows Supreme Court list, to name nominee July 9

In announcing Kennedy's retirement this week, Trump said he would start the effort to replace him "immediately" and would pick from a list of 25 names that he updated a year ago. Exactly when Trump's nominee could join the Supreme Court, though, ...

Administration plans to detain migrant families for months

Hasn't the problem been fixed? Faced with a barrage of criticism both at home and overseas, Mr Trump last week signed an executive order to halt the family separation practice , but made no specific provisions for those already split apart.

Emmanuel Macron reinstating compulsory national service in France Emmanuel Macron reinstating compulsory national service in France

During his presidential campaign in 2017, Emmanual Macron promised to bring back compulsory national service. Conscription was continued following World War II and was only phased in 1996. Even now, the programme is estimated to cost €1.6bn (£1.4bn; ...

Somalia: U.S. Court Upholds Travel Ban for Somalia Somalia: U.S. Court Upholds Travel Ban for Somalia

The 5-4 decision on Tuesday is the court's first substantive ruling on a Trump administration policy. Local reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold President Trump's travel ban was swift. "The Supreme Court ruling was a tremen...

Capital Gazette Shooting: New Details Emerge

Jarrod Warren Ramos, 38, is accused of entering the Capital Gazette newsroom through a back entrance with a concealed pump-action shotgun Thursday. Ramos was "uncooperative" with his interrogators, police said, and in court papers, authorities de...

What We Know About Trump's Summit With Putin (So Far) What We Know About Trump's Summit With Putin (So Far)

The summit on July 16 comes as USA allies in Europe seek to isolate Russian Federation over various issues such as the Ukraine and the Skripal poisoning case in the United Kingdom and following a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit .

Prank caller talks to Donald Trump aboard Air Force One Prank caller talks to Donald Trump aboard Air Force One

The fake Menendez, real Melendez, asks the very-real President Trump about family separation and Supreme Court nominees. You can listen to the whole episode below with the Trump call starting about 1:08:00. In the podcast, Melendez described ho...

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