• Woman attacked for wearing Puerto Rican shirt speaks out
Woman attacked for wearing Puerto Rican shirt speaks out

He also faces separate charges of assault and disorderly conduct after a June 14 incident involving Mia Irizarry that was recorded on video. Irizarry had a permit for the space, officials said, and she says in the video she was there for a birthday party.

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  • Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 USA election
Russians accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 USA election

Among the many new details in today's indictment (PDF) of 12 Russian intelligence officers for cyberattacks meant to interfere with the United States presidential election in 2016, one in particular should stand out to techies: the defendants allegedly used Bitcoin to fund the operation.

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  • John Dean: Manafort's Trial Will Proceed Despite Jail Fracas
John Dean: Manafort's Trial Will Proceed Despite Jail Fracas

Still, when Alexandria federal judge T.S. Ellis III ordered him transferred to a facility closer to the courthouse, the former worldwide political consultant rebelled, arguing he was better off staying put. "Manafort has revealed on the monitored phone calls that in order to exchange emails, he reads and composes emails on a second laptop that is...

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  • Donald Trump Publishes Letter from North Korea’s Kim Jong
Donald Trump Publishes Letter from North Korea’s Kim Jong

In a Twitter message, Trump wrote, "A very nice note from Chairman Kim of North Korea ". But following the meeting , North Korea released a statement calling the meeting "regrettable" and accusing the United States of using "gangster-like" tactics to push it towards nuclear disarmament.

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  • Moments From Peter Strzok's Testimony That You Must See
Moments From Peter Strzok's Testimony That You Must See

This included questions about the text messages he exchanged with FBI attorney Lisa Page that raised concerns of political bias in the investigations of Hillary Clinton's emails and Trump campaign ties to Russian efforts to interfere with the 2016 election.

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  • Trump Administration Prepares $200 Billion in Additional Tariffs on Chinese Imports
Trump Administration Prepares $200 Billion in Additional Tariffs on Chinese Imports

David Cohen, a political scientist at the University of Akron, said the pressure on Mr. Trump will mount as the economic pain spreads from affected companies to be more widely felt by consumers. A senior administration official called the package about equal to China's total export value with the United States, CNBC reported . The additional 6...

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  • Senate Passes Abortion Rights Bill; Legislation Now Heads To House
Senate Passes Abortion Rights Bill; Legislation Now Heads To House

Concerns about whether the Supreme Court will reverse Roe now dominate the conversation surrounding every Supreme Court nomination and presidential election, and they have polarized the nation. "I am pro-life, and I will be appointing pro-life judges..." MA has had a law on the books since the 19th century that criminalizes abortion - even thou...

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  • Trump Zings NATO, and EU Chief Zings Back
Trump Zings NATO, and EU Chief Zings Back

Trump and May will hold bilateral talks before he meets Queen Elizabeth II, who has met every USA president since 1952 except Lyndon Johnson . Speaking about his upcoming meetings on his European tour, including his first summit with the Russian president on July 16 in Helsinki, Trump told reporters "frankly, Putin may be the easiest of t...

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  • Russian Federation players find solace in thousands of World Cup fans
Russian Federation players find solace in thousands of World Cup fans

Ivan Rakitic converted the decisive spot-kick after Mario Fernandes , who had netted an equaliser for Russian Federation with five minutes of extra-time remaining, hit his effort from 12 yards wide. "I felt really relieved", Dalic said. The Swedes were playing in the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 1994, when they reached the ...

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  • One dead, 20 injured in South Africa vintage plane crash
One dead, 20 injured in South Africa vintage plane crash

Earlier, reports emerged that 20 people had been injured after a plane, marked Martin's Air Charter, crashed at the airport . The aircraft, a Convair 340 (ZS-BRV) was taking off from Wonderboom airport. Russel Meiring of ER24 said at least 20 people were hurt. It had been due to fly to Aviodrome via east Africa, through Egypt, Croatia, Austria...

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  • Nirbhaya gangrape case: Supreme Court upholds death penalty of rapists
Nirbhaya gangrape case: Supreme Court upholds death penalty of rapists

Today (July 09), a bench made up of the chief justice of India, Dipak Misra , and justices Ashok Bhushan and R Banumathi dismissed the review petitions filed by three of the accused following the court's May 05, 2017, decision that first confirmed the death penalty .

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  • North Korea: Mike Pompeo rejects 'gangster-like' accusation
North Korea: Mike Pompeo rejects 'gangster-like' accusation

Pompeo said he had pushed North Korea on a promise to destroy a missile engine test site. President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday that North Korea's leader would "honor" his commitment to denuclearize, despite Pyongyang's accusation that the U.S.is making "gangster-like" demands in negotiations.

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  • Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee
Trump announces Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee

Some social conservatives have anxious that Judge Kavanaugh , if he reaches the high court, would follow in the footsteps of Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., who is viewed as being among the more moderate of Republican-appointed justices.

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  • United States service member killed in Afghan 'insider attack'
United States service member killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

On Twitter , the Taliban also gave Uruzgan as the location. They became more rare as the number of USA troops shrunk and as the military coalition added security precautions. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used an unannounced trip Monday to Afghanistan to step up the Trump administration's calls for peace talks between the Afghan gove...

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  • As Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, ambassador says Europeans are 'stepping up' on funding
As Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, ambassador says Europeans are 'stepping up' on funding

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials all the way up to Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg point to increased military investment by the U.S.in Europe since Trump took office as evidence of Washington's continuing commitment to the alliance.

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  • Red State Democrats In Hot Seat Over Trump's Supreme Court Pick
Red State Democrats In Hot Seat Over Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Kavanaugh then served as Bush's counsel in the White House before Bush nominated him for the D.C. Circuit in July 2003. The official said Trump decided on Kavanaugh because of his large body of jurisprudence cited by other courts, describing him as a judge that other judges read.

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  • One person dies, 130 buildings destroyed in USA wildfires
One person dies, 130 buildings destroyed in USA wildfires

Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors chair Ray Haupt says the blaze moved so fast it quickly reached Hornbrook, a community of about 250 people about 14 miles (22 kilometers) south of the OR border. One Hornbrook resident has died, and one firefighter is hospitalized with severe burns, but he is expected to make a full recovery. Thousands have be...

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  • Trump unleashes trade war with tariffs on China
Trump unleashes trade war with tariffs on China

The price of USA soybeans has plunged 17 percent over the past month on fears that Chinese tariffs will cut off American farmers from a market that buys about 60 percent of their soybean exports. Jaime Castaneda, senior vice president of the US Dairy Export Council, said the retaliatory tariffs have been a "one-two punch" that have left the industr...

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  • Quebec heat wave death toll hits 44
Quebec heat wave death toll hits 44

Environment Canada says a heat warning remains in effect for an area spanning southwestern and northeastern Ontario through southern Quebec and into the Atlantic region, with above normal temperatures and humid conditions likely to stick around into Thursday.

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  • British woman dies after exposure to Novichok nerve agent
British woman dies after exposure to Novichok nerve agent

Basu said that Sturgess leaves behind three children, and offered thoughts and prayers for the woman's family. She became ill alongside a man named locally as Charlie Rowley , 45. Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he is "determined to bring the killers to justice". But he said health authorities continued to assert the risk to the public was low.

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  • Thailand cave rescue: First boys rescued from trapped soccer team
Thailand cave rescue: First boys rescued from trapped soccer team

Four boys among a group of 13 trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than a fortnight were rescued on Sunday, authorities said , raising hopes elite divers would also quickly save the others. "I confirm that we are at war with water and time from the first day up to today", Narongsak added Saturday. Osatanakorn said the rescue, which began at 1...

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  • Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears
Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears

In an earlier interview on "This Week", Stephanopoulos asked Leonard Leo, who is on leave from the conservative Federalist Society to advise Trump on his Supreme Court pick, about the concern that anyone on Trump's list of potential nominees would oppose Roe v.

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  • Iran tells European Union to implement guarantees before U.S. sanctions return
Iran tells European Union to implement guarantees before U.S. sanctions return

Trump pulled the United States out of the multinational deal under which sanctions on Iran were lifted in return for curbs on its nuclear programme verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). He said that up to now, the package of incentives proposed to Iran were " disappointing ", and that they "lacked an operational solution and a ...

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  • Head of Poland's top court vows to resist removal
Head of Poland's top court vows to resist removal

Gersdorf, 65, thanked the crowd and said she was acting to protect Poland's constitution and the rule of law. "The European Union does not need Nord Stream 2, which increases the risk of Central Europe being destabilized and which gives Russian Federation very strong tools of influence, not only over the European economy, but also on European pol...

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  • Ping-pong diplomacy: North Korea table tennis team heads South
Ping-pong diplomacy: North Korea table tennis team heads South

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and an American delegation met with their North Korean counterparts for almost three hours in Pyongyang Friday, the first face-to-face meeting for the U.S.'s top diplomat after President Trump and Kim Jong Un signed a joint declaration in Singapore last month.

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