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President Trump signs pardons for cattle ranchers whose convictions sparked 2016 occupation

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Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered them to be re-sentenced. The Hammonds have been locked up since January 4, 2016, after they were re-sentenced following their 2012 conviction for arson on public lands. He has repeatedly referenced emotional video of Johnson being freed from prison and running into her family members' arms, and has said he's considering thousands more cases - both famous and not. Read More »

Who’s in line to take over from David Davis as Brexit Secretary?

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But Mrs May has insisted that her proposals are the only way of protecting the economy and preventing a hard Irish border, while at the same time scrapping free movement and allowing the United Kingdom to strike new trade deals. Mr Johnson and Mr Davis were joined by another Brexit minister Steve Baker MP, and two parliamentary private secretary MPs Conor Burns and Chris Green. Read More »

Pride organisers say sorry after anti-trans group leads march

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The petition was ultimately unsuccessful and now they are petitioning to have the "L" removed from LGBT+. Ten women from the anti-trans group appeared at the front of the parade carrying banners saying " transactivism erases lesbians " and describing the trans movement as "anti-lesbianism". Read More »

New role for Daventry MP after resignations from Brexit department

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David Davis and Steve Baker clearly realised that the promises they and their colleagues made about Brexit simply can not be delivered. "This is the right Brexit", she said. "His replacement will be announced shortly". "The prime minister knows it's a proposal and not an end agreement". Although it has caused a headache, May was quick to capitalize on the fact that two of her biggest problems extricated themselves from her inner circle; she ceremoniously replaced Davis and Johnson with ... Read More »

Baby survives 9 hours buried in United States forest

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Saturday about a man acting strangely. Francis Carlton Crowley [Police Handout]Police wrote that a "faint cry" led a deputy to the 5-month-old, who was lying face down under a heap of sticks and rubble. The infant was clothed only in a wet and soiled onesie, the release said. Crowley was released when OR officials decided not to extradite him, Deputy Missoula County Attorney Jason Marks said. Read More »

Trump says Putin meeting 'may be the easiest of them all'

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Experts fear the trip could produce a repeat of the dynamics from Trump's last trip overseas, when he admonished G-7 allied nations at a summit in Canada before heading to Singapore, where he showered praise on one of America's longest-standing adversaries, North Korea's Kim Jong-un. Read More »

Trump has chosen his Supreme Court nominee, source says

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But he has also had a knack of popping up in a key role during some of the most high-profile legal events of the last three decades. He co-wrote the Starr Report on which the impeachment. Democrats had announced their opposition to his nomination before President Trump's announcement. But with only 49 votes in the Senate, Democrats have few tools to work with. Read More »

Federal judge denies Trump administration request to detain immigrant children

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The Trump administration said Gee's previous rulings had made family detention unlikely and provided an incentive for a surge of immigrants to bring children across the border illegally with the expectation they wouldn't be locked up. "Defendants seek to light a match to the Flores Agreement and ask this Court to upend the parties' agreement by judicial fiat", Gee wrote in the ruling. Read More »

In response to Hamas arson attacks Israel will block Gaza crossing

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The closure of Kerem Shalom will not include humanitarian aid, food and medicine, approved on an individual basis by Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Kamil Abu Rokon. "Hamas urges the global community to immediately intervene", said Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for Hamas, which is deemed a terrorist group by Israel and the West. Read More »

Matt Hancock changes Government role, exits radio

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Mr Johnson's resignation bombshell came less than 24 hours after Brexit Secretary David Davis announced he was quitting, saying he could not make the case convincingly for the Chequers proposals in the negotiations with Brussels. Matt was previously the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General. According to his government website, before entering politics Mr Hancock "worked for his family business, as an economist at the Bank of England, and as chief of staff to the shadow ... Read More »

Multi-vehicle crash kills five and injures four in New Castle County

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She said the vehicle came to rest on the median, while the pickup truck continued to travel southbound in the northbound lanes and was hit by a minivan carrying the New Jersey family. Jaffe said that a southbound pickup truck crossed the median and struck a northbound passenger auto . Northbound lanes remained closed into the evening as police investigated and the wreckage was cleared, with traffic diverted onto USA 13. Read More »

Feds on track to reunite 54 of 102 illegal immigrant families

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As for most of the rest of the under-5 children who have yet to reunited with their families, Fabian said that their parents have already been released into the USA, have been deported, or are behind bars on criminal charges. "I am very encouraged about the progress", Sabraw said during a hearing in U.S. District Court in San Diego. While all parties are aware the deadline will not be met, Judge Dana Sabraw is happy with the progress being made, saying from the bench, "This is real progress". Read More »

WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news after lynching murders

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You can download the latest WhatsApp for Android beta here. As per the report , when you receive a message that contains a link, WhatsApp analyses the link in order to detect if it may redirect to a fake or alternative website. The blog post further added that every time WhatsApp analyses a link, it does it locally without sending any data packets to its servers. WhatsApp will soon launch a new feature on its platform in India that will clearly identify whether a message has been ... Read More »

YouTube aims to crack down on fake news

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For example, YouTube search results prominently showed videos purporting to "prove" that mass shootings like the one that killed at least 59 in Las Vegas were fake, acted out by 'crisis actors'. Early members of the working group include Vox Media, Jovem Pan, and India Today . The video site also said it will widen the rollout of YouTube's Top News feature, which highlights videos from news sources in search results, and its Breaking News shelf directly on the YouTube homepage. Read More »

Rescuers To Extract Final Five From Thai Cave Tuesday

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For the first four rescues on Sunday , two divers accompanied each boy, one from the side and one from behind. Narongsak said the rescued boys had not been identified out of respect for the families whose sons were still trapped, adding that the boys were being kept away from their parents due to fear of infection. Read More »

The Trump Presidency: Brett Kavanaugh nominated to Supreme Court

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Kavanaugh has served as a federal appeals court judge who comes as a somewhat more reserved choice among Trump's previously announced short list of nominees. While he has yet to reveal his sentiments on the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to abortion access, he was involved with a dispute over whether a pregnant migrant woman who was being held by immigration authorities could receive an abortion in 2017, according to the Los Angeles Times . Read More »

Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo has left China

If the reports that she's been released to Germany are true, it would mark an end to almost a decade of unofficial detention for Liu Xia-who has been kept under strict state surveillance since Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2010. Read More »

UK PM May appoints Jeremy Hunt as new foreign minister

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The Brexit "dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt", he said in the letter, which he posted to Twitter. "How can we miss a man who was never here?", one European Union source commented to me. "None of this changes the basic facts: she's [May] in trouble with Brexiteers because they think her Brexit is too soft, whereas, in reality, it probably still isn't soft enough for the EU-27", Tim Bale, professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London told EUobserver. Read More »

Bookstore owner calls 911 when customer confronts Steve Bannon

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I asked her to leave, and she wouldn't. "I can't even say how painful it is to be there without help, without support, and with the pain of having lost something so precious", said Rubia Mabel Morales Alfaro, another mother who miscarried and who calls the assurances of care promised by Nielsen a "lie". Read More »

Boris Johnson resigns in major Brexit blow to UK PM Theresa May

Brexit minister Steve Baker also left the Government. Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt leaves No. 10 Downing Street after accepting the position of foreign secretary following the resignation of Boris Johnson on July 9 in London . Theresa May's government is in crisis. "Over that time, I've listened to every possible idea and every possible version of Brexit". European Council President Donald Tusk has said the "mess caused by Brexit is the biggest problem in the history of EU-UK ... Read More »

Theresa May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in London after attending the weekly cabinet meeting on June 12, 2018. Some euroskeptic lawmakers dream of replacing May with a staunch Brexiteer such as Johnson, a populist, polarizing figure who has never made a secret of his ambition to be prime minister. Read More »

EU calls on Myanmar to release Reuters reporters

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In a short hearing that lasted less than 30 minutes, Judge Ye Lwin charged the pair for breaching the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum penalty of 14 years' imprisonment. The pair, who have been held in custody for almost seven months of pre-trial hearings, were both "charged under the state secrets act", Judge Ye Lwin told the court in Yangon, setting a first court date for July 16. Read More »

At least 76 killed in Japan floods

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A range of companies including Mazda Motor Corp, Daihatsu Motor Co and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd halted work at factories as power and water supplies in wide parts of Hiroshima and Okayama remained cut off, according to Bloomberg. TV footage from across the affected region showed rivers that had burst their banks, submerged vehicles and houses destroyed by landslides. According to data compiled by the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry, 79 rivers in 17 prefectures ... Read More »

This Cat Can't Stop Interrupting a Polish Professor's TV Interview

Perhaps it's the way the pet just climbs onto his shoulders like it's NBD. Dutch journalist Rudy Bouma , who was conducting the interview, shared the video on Twitter, and it has been shared thousands of times since. Unfortunately for the world, Targalski's interview was pre-taped so the footage of Lisio crawling up his arm never actually aired on TV. The producers did not use a soundbite from Targlaski when his cat was on his head, but did include a shot of him petting the kitty. Read More »

Pound price: Pound dives after Boris Johnson resigns

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While Johnson was one of the most high-profile Brexit campaigners, Hunt backed "Remain" during the 2016 referendum campaign. Mr Johnson does not pull any punches, saying Brexit "should be about opportunity and hope" and a "chance to do things differently", but "that dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt". Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh Revealed as Trump's Latest Supreme Court Nominee

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This nomination is one of the most important items that we will consider this year. The president's interview with her was only about 30 minutes - shorter than with the others. A nominee needs a simple majority of 51 votes to be confirmed. Prior to Trump's announcement, Republicans Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME were widely identified as the two lawmakers most likely to break with their party, given both their support of abortion rights, and the view that ... Read More »

Trump Sued for Unpaid Overtime by Longtime Driver

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A spokesperson for the Trump Organization responded by releasing a statement which said, "Mr. Cintron was at all times paid generously and in accordance with the law". Cintron claims in the lawsuit, which also names Trump Tower Commercial LLC as a defendant, that he worked between 50 and 55 hours weekly beginning at 7 a.m. Read More »

3 judges top Trump's Supreme Court nominee list

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As the president mulled his choices, activists on both sides were gearing up for what promises to be a titanic confirmation battle over Justice Anthony Kennedy's replacement. February 16, 2018. Barrett - a longtime Notre Dame Law School professor who became a federal appeals judge last fall - excited social conservatives with her testimony when she was questioned about her Roman Catholic faith in her nomination hearings a year ago. Read More »

Protesters confront McConnell outside Kentucky restaurant

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Video posted online by the Courier-Journal shows protesters running up behind the Republican leader and yelling numerous things at him, most of which were related to President Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policy and the separation of families at the southern USA border. Read More »

Cabinet crisis: Boris Johnson's resignation letter in full

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He has since said he is a convert to the Brexit cause. A leader of the campaign to take Britain out of the European Union , Johnson was under pressure to act after the resignation of Davis, who quit late on Sunday saying he could not support May's plans for close trade and regulatory ties with the bloc after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union next year. Read More »

Who is Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's Supreme Court Nominee?

They're all younger than 55 and conservative enough to make a first cut. The President is predicting he'll announce his pick for the Supreme Court Monday night at 9 p.m. If confirmed, Kavanaugh would replace long-serving conservative Justice Kennedy, who announced his retirement on June 27 at age 81. Kennedy is expected to step down at the end of July. Read More »