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Germany's interior minister lashes out at Merkel

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At the national level, Merkel also proposed that migrants arriving in Germany who first registered in another European Union country should be placed in special "admissions centers" under restrictive conditions, according to a document she sent to the CSU and the Socialists. Read More »

United States holds talks on next steps with North Korea

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Pompeo has already visited Pyongyang twice since April to meet with Kim - the first time when he was still director of the Central Intelligence Agency - and there are discussions about a possible third trip to North Korea late next week but such a visit has not yet been confirmed . Read More »

Wildfire burns near Guinda

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An evacuation center was still operating at Lower Lake High School, at 9430 Lake Street, in the southern part of Lake County. The fire was moving south toward the Berryessa area, according to a fire official who spoke an Express reporter on scene. Read More »

Infamous French Criminal Escapes Prison In A Helicopter

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Loud cheers can be heard as the helicopter soars beyond the jail. The brochure included no mention of a courtyard - large enough for a light utility helicopter such as, say, an Aerospatiale Alouette II - that would, notably, be the only part of the prison not covered by "anti-helicopter netting", according to the Associated Press . Read More »

Police rescue family of five attacked over child-lifting suspicion in Malegaon

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He further added that additional police forces were gathered from the neighbouring police station after the mob at the spot used force against the police as well. Police in Telangana have issued warnings and have also arrested people who circulated false video messages online. He said police personnel are trying to calm the villagers and asking them to refrain from spreading rumours, which may lead to similar incidents. Read More »

Seehofer’s last-ditch attempt to agree on migration issue

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The German leader would not comment Sunday on the outcome of the talks. CSU leaders are divided over how to face down a challenge from the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) in October's regional election. I want Europe to remain together. The document also outlined deals with 16 other countries to return already-registered migrants if they reached Germany. Read More »

Pizza to toilet paper: The items targeted by Canada’s tariffs

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Canada announced almost $13 billion in retaliatory tariffs against the United States after the Trump administration slapped duties on aluminum and steel imported to the US. Ottawa also unveiled Can$2 billion (US$1.5 billion) in aid for the two sectors and their 33,500 workers. The tariffs come in direct response to the Trump administration's own tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum, which have also affected Mexico, China, Turkey, India, and the European Union. Read More »

Bali airport closed as Agung volcano gushes column of ash

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The airport had been closed since 3 a.m. local time on Friday. For passengers stranded in Bali, Jetstar advised it was working to operate some relief flights across the weekend. Airlines avoid flying through volcanic ash as it can damage aircraft engines, clog fuel and cooling systems and hamper visibility. Flights between Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and the tourist island have been delayed, cancelled and turned back because of renewed activity at the Indonesian volcano. Read More »

Trump says his U.S. Supreme Court pick will be 'outstanding'

The Maine senator said she would only back a judge who would show respect for settled law such as the 45-year-old Roe decision, which has always been an anathema to conservatives. Wade . Trump spent the weekend at his New Jersey golf club conferring with his advisers, including White House counsel Don McGahn, as he considers his options to fill the vacancy that might make precedent-shattering court decisions on abortion, health care, gay marriage and other issues. Read More »

Missing 13 found safe in Thai cave but rescue 'not over'

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Rescue divers spent much of today making preparations for what ended up being the final push in their search in the cave in northern Thailand . The group appeared exhausted, sensitive to the light but lucid, with some speaking faltering English to try to communicate with the unidentified diver. Read More »

North Korea Ramping Up Nuclear Program, US Believes

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However, the officials believed North Korea was "positioning itself to extract every concession it can from the Trump administration - while clinging to nuclear weapons it believes are essential to survival", NBC News reported . Four other officials familiar with the intelligence assessment also said North Korea meant to deceive the U.S. North Korea has always been known to have at least one undeclared facility to enrich nuclear fuel, aside from Nyongbyon, its main nuclear site. Read More »

Sen. Susan Collins won't support SCOTUS nominee who'd overturn Roe v. Wade

After spending the day on the golf course Sunday, Trump said his focus this week will be prioritized on the Supreme Court. Trump said he thinks the process will "go very quickly" and he's counting on support from Democrats . I will be meeting with two or three more, and we will make a decision on the United States Supreme Court, the new justice, that will be made over the next few days and we will be announcing it on Monday. Read More »

French convict escapes from prison using a helicopter

It is believed the Belgium-registered helicopter had been hijacked prior to the daring escape attempt. Belloubet said police had launched a manhunt and described Faid as risky. At that time he used four guards as human shields and explosives that were hidden in a tissue box to blow out prison gates. In this photo dated November 22, 2010, notorious French criminal Redoine Faid poses prior to an interview with French all-news TV channel, LCI, as he was promoting his book, in ... Read More »

Britons' cave rescue, Tham Luang, boys football team, trapped

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Governor Narongsak added that "the operation isn't over", and the rescue will be completed when all 13 have been brought of out of the flooded cave system safely. A park officer first sounded the alarm after spotting the boys' bicycles near the entrance to the off-limits cave complex. Reflecting that hope, a medical evacuation drill was held on Saturday morning to see how long it would take to get rescued people out of the cave into 13 ambulances and to the nearest hospital. Read More »

Capital Gazette column focused on suspected newsroom gunman Jarrod Ramos

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The suspect has been identified as Jarrod Ramos , who had a long-standing grudge against the paper over a 2011 article about a criminal harassment case brought against him by a former high school classmate. Charles Bluestein Ortman, and that her last contact with her was when Winters reached out following the death of Dow's father in September. "We will never forget Rob Hiaasen , Gerald Fischman , Wendi Winters, John McNamara or Rebecca Smith , our five co-workers who were gunned down ... Read More »

Iran vice president says private sector to buy, export oil

Brent crude LCOc1 fell $1.42 to $77.81 a barrel by 12:37 p.m. EDT (1637 GMT), after earlier touching a session low of $77.59. United States light crude was down 40 cents at $73.75. Asia's main economic hubs of China , Japan and South Korea reported a slowdown in export orders in June amid escalating trade disputes with the United States. Read More »

Leaked Document Shows Trump Wants To Destroy WTO Relationship

It is called the United States Fair and Reciprocal Tariff Act , but many have shortened it to the "FART Act". "They have been treating us very badly for many, many years and that's why we were at a big disadvantage with the WTO ", Trump told reporters at the White House. Read More »

July 4 terror plot thwarted in Cleveland, FBI says

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Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent Steve Anthony, the head of the agency's Cleveland office, said during a news conference on Monday that Mr Pitts had continually made "statements of violent intentions" and "expressed willingness to conduct a USA based attack" for al-Qaeda. Read More »

Divers cling to hope of finding lost Thai boys

Adm. Arpakorn Yukongkaew said that a Thai navy SEAL team had established a command center deep into the six-mile-long Tham Luang cave network in far northern Thailand. "We will drain all water out from the cave then we will take all 13 people out of the cave". Divers searching for the team had been hampered repeatedly by rising rainwater that filled sections of the cave and forced them to withdraw for safety reasons. Read More »

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a message for Donald Trump

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As well as Ocasio's victory being a wake-up call for establishment Democrats , it also marked a hard moment for conservatives, who could now expect to face an outsider candidate in what will surely be a heated congressional race. Ocasio-Cortez and Cardillo did not immediately respond to request for comment. A far cry from the Bronx hood upbringing she's selling. A recent tweet from Cardillo on Monday morning channeled Trump in its rhetoric and seemed to remark on the response to his ... Read More »

PM says no agreement with Germany on return of asylum seekers

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In a pre-summit invitation letter to the leaders of European Union countries Wednesday, Tusk wrote that "trans-Atlantic relations are under vast pressure due to the policies of President Trump". They were due to give more money for Syrian refugees in Turkey and migration projects in Africa, as well as look at sealing a deal with Morocco to reverse a recent uptick in arrivals in Spain. Read More »

Prince William visits Al Aqsa Mosque compound

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The Duke sat down with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, and carried with him a "message of peace" from Israel's president Reuven Rivlin in an effort to rekindle relationships. William's trip, undertaken at the behest of the British government, was the first official visit by a senior member of Britain's royal family to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Read More »

Michael Cohen Hints He May Flip on Trump in ABC Interview

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In April, the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided Cohen's Rockefeller Center office and his Park Avenue hotel room, seizing business records, including documents related to the hush payment. Cohen also told ABC he did not agree with President Trump's recent tweet repeating Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian Federation did not interfere in the election. Read More »

1 dead, 9 others injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas

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Stefanie's family members spoke to reporters, saying they were heartbroken by the tragedy, and can't imagine how the girl will feel when she wakes up to realize her legs are gone. Ten people were taken to the small hospital in George Town. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a news release it provided assistance, transporting four American citizens to Florida after the explosion. Read More »

Melania Trump weighs migrant visits with husband's policy

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 29: U.S. President Donald Trump (R), first lady Melania Trump (2nd L), their son Barron Trump (L), and mother-in-law Amalija Knavs (3rd L) walk on the South Lawn of the White House prior to a Marine One departure June 29, 2018 in Washington, DC. Read More »

Mexican peso rallies as exit polls show Lopez Obrador win

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But Lopez Obrador said he supports reaching a deal on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States and Canada. Lopez Obrador won the biggest share of the vote in a Mexican presidential election since the early 1980s, giving him a strong mandate both to address the country's domestic problems and to face external challenges like the threat of a trade war with the United States. Read More »

OH neighbor calls police on 12-year-old boy mowing lawn

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When her husband called police about the grass, it had nothing to do with race, Krakora said. Another person has called the police on Black people doing nothing but minding their business. Holt's viral video sparked outrage online where dozens of people have condemned the neighbor for calling the cops on hard working young kids and wasting the police's time. Read More »

Afghanistan: Islamic State claims attack on Sikhs, Hindus in Jalalabad

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We used to be a huge community but most of us have left". Small communities of Sikhs and Hindus reside in what is otherwise an overwhelmingly Muslim nation. Jagandar Singh, who lost his brother in the attack, said the mourners would consider taking to "the streets in Kabul " to express their anger at the government's inability to protect civilians. Read More »

Rep. Gerry Connolly: Trump prank call has 'chilling' implications

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A voice purportedly belonging to Mr Trump discussed topics including immigration in the phone call with John " Stuttering John " Melendez , who pretended to be Senator Bob Menendez . Sen. Bob Menendez speaks at the seventh annual Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Black History Month Celebration at St. Luke's Baptist Church in Paterson on Sunday, Feb. Read More »

ICE Names New Acting Director Amid Immigration Turmoil

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Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), who was among a group of roughly 600 people arrested this week following a protest inside the Hart Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, appeared on CNN's this morning and explained why ICE as it now exists is untenable. Read More »

Michael Cohen says his loyalty is to family, not Trump

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ABC News reported Monday that Cohen, in the interview , signaled his willingness to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and NY federal prosecutors, even if it puts Trump at risk. Now, when asked if Trump instructed Cohen to do this, the response is, "I want to answer. One day I will answer", he said. "I don't like the term 'witch hunt, '" he said, adding that he condemned Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 election. Read More »