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U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect

U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports to take effect As the trade war with China - caused by tariffs demanded by Donald Trump - heats up, the editors of the Wall Street Journal have taken the president to task, sarcastically mocking him as a "master negotiator" who has yet to negotiate any deals while causing damage to the USA economy . [Full Article...]

May stares down Brexit plan backlash as ministers quit

May stares down Brexit plan backlash as ministers quit If 48 MPs declare they have no confidence in the Prime Minister, it will trigger a leadership contest. Jacob Rees-Mogg told talkRADIO earlier today (July 10) that he did not know if any MPs had submitted a vote of no confidence. May has been balancing competing factions in her party for years, but with the clock ticking down to Brexit, had to make a choice. European Union officials say they ... [Full Article...]

Trump Supreme Court Pick Could Have Seismic Impact

Trump Supreme Court Pick Could Have Seismic Impact Kavanaugh , 53, is a judge on the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit and Yale Law School graduate who previously served in both Bush administrations. The director of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" told fans late Monday that President Trump will usher in an era worse than anything conceived by a Marvel supervillain. [Full Article...]

European Council president warns Trump about lack of U.S. allies

European Council president warns Trump about lack of U.S. allies The 29 allies are due to restate a commitment to try to spend two percent of GDP on defense by 2024 , according to excerpts of their final summit declaration seen by AFP. "Not fair to the USA taxpayer", Trump said . "On top of that, we $151 billion on trade with the European Union". Last month, the U.S. raised fears of a trade war by slapping tariffs on steel and aluminium from the EU, Ca... [Full Article...]

1 dead, many injured in a plane crash in South Africa

1 dead, many injured in a plane crash in South Africa At least twenty passengers have been pulled from the wreckage with paramedics, firefighters and police on the scene of the accident. Images from the site showed the plane broken into several pieces. "All we know is shortly after take-off the plane experienced trouble and crashed". A spokesman for Martin Air said it had no information about the plane or the crash. [Full Article...]

First two boys rescued from cave in Thailand

First two boys rescued from cave in Thailand Medics appeared to remove one person on a stretcher but hid the person's identity behind multiple white umbrellas. The first of the boys trapped inside a cave in Thailand have been brought out by rescuers, reports say. At the hospital, the team is being checked for airborne lung infections and bacterial infections that they could have developed after being in a damp cave environment for an ext... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom prime minister fights to stop Cabinet exodus over Brexit

United Kingdom prime minister fights to stop Cabinet exodus over Brexit On Monday, high-profile Brexiteer and Conservative MP Johnson announced he was resigning from the Cabinet, following the agreement of a Brexit proposal that would see the United Kingdom retain close links to the European Union after exiting the organisation. [Full Article...]

Feds on track to reunite 54 of 102 illegal immigrant families

Feds on track to reunite 54 of 102 illegal immigrant families Roughly half of the children under 5 years old who were separated from their parents at the border will be back with their moms and dads by a court-imposed deadline Tuesday, but the Trump administration is still not sure when the rest will be reunified. [Full Article...]

Giuliani: No Cohen Concerns 'As Long As He Tells The Truth'

Giuliani: No Cohen Concerns 'As Long As He Tells The Truth' The Inquisitr recently reported that Giuliani is not anxious about Cohen cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. "Because it's going to lead to nothing". "The president did nothing wrong with him". Whether Mr. Trump will testify is still an open question, Giuliani told Reid. "I don't know what he has to flip over", Giuliani said. [Full Article...]

Trump Supreme Court Announcement

Trump Supreme Court Announcement Senator Elizabeth Warren , D-Massachusetts, voiced her opposition on Twitter. Leonard Leo, who is on leave from the Federalist Society and has been advising Trump over the court nomination, said he assumes Kavanaugh, Barrett, Hardiman and Kethledge "are the four" who are getting the most focus . [Full Article...]

U.K. Opens Murder Probe After Woman Exposed to Nerve Agent Dies

U.K. Opens Murder Probe After Woman Exposed to Nerve Agent Dies Peskov meanwhile denied a suggestion by Russia's representative to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Alexander Shulgin that the incident appeared to be created to damage preparations for a meeting between Putin and US President Donald Trump in Helsinki this month. [Full Article...]

U.S. Delegates Opposed an International Resolution That Supported Breastfeeding

Ecuador backed down , and at least a dozen countries avoided the resolution out of fear of retaliation by the United States. "The failing NY Times Fake News story today about breast feeding must be called out", Trump tweeted . With more mothers in developed nations turning to breastfeeding, the Third World is regarded as a potential growth market for infant formula companies. [Full Article...]

Nirbhaya case: Rapists to hang as SC dismisses review pleas

Nirbhaya case: Rapists to hang as SC dismisses review pleas The fourth convict in the case also on a death row, Akshay Kumar Singh (31), did not file a review petition against the Supreme Court's judgment from 5 May, 2017 , but his lawyer AP Singh said he would file the plea next week. But the defendants' lawyer said he would file a curative petition, the last legal challenge. "The court has taken a decision against these kids (convicts) under political... [Full Article...]

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quits amid Brexit crisis

Davis is the sixth Cabinet minister to resign from May's government in eight months, following former global development secretary Priti Patel, defence secretary Michael Fallon, her deputy Damian Green, education secretary Justine Greening, and home secretary Amber Rudd. [Full Article...]

Rescuers To Extract Final Five From Thai Cave Tuesday

Rescuers To Extract Final Five From Thai Cave Tuesday Those conditions won't last if the rain resumes, he said . Osatanakorn said officials did not want to waste time because of intensifying rain that could halt rescue efforts. Musk posted videos and photos of divers testing out the submarine in a Los Angeles pool. Musk tweeted Saturday that SpaceX engineers were close to finishing a "kid-size submarine" that might just be able to help sav... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh During the announcement Monday evening, Trump called Kavanaugh a "judge's judge" and a "thought leader among his peers". Trump said that Kavanaugh has "impeccable credentials" and is "universally regarded as one of the finest and sharpest legal minds of our time". [Full Article...]

Senate fight for Kavanaugh's confirmation already in progress

Senate fight for Kavanaugh's confirmation already in progress In 2006, they both voted in favor of Kavanaugh to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. They said Kavanaugh would restrict abortion rights, undermine the Affordable Care Act, and give Trump a blank check in executive decision-making. [Full Article...]

Trump suggests China might be interfering in US-North Korea talks

Trump suggests China might be interfering in US-North Korea talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on Sunday. However, at the Singapore summit, North Korea did not specifically itself agree to denuclearize. is possible after decades of conflict and mistrust. "And to our North Korean friends, I can't say the word friend yet". Trump himself sought to put the best face... [Full Article...]

Dead from Heat-Wave Related Causes in Quebec

Dead from Heat-Wave Related Causes in Quebec Public health authorities in Quebec have made a concerted effort to improve the reporting of heat-related deaths. Regional public health director Mylene Drouin said that the majority of the victims were men aged between 53 and 85. Environment Canada says the areas most affected by the heat wave include the Island of Montreal, Châteauguay/La Prairie, Laval, Longueuil and Varennes. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh has inside track for Trump's Supreme Court choice, sources say

Kavanaugh has inside track for Trump's Supreme Court choice, sources say Trump's appointee would maintain the slim 5-4 conservative majority on the court. The federal government penalized schools that did not adopt the new policies. Raymond Kethledge , a former Kennedy law clerk and appeals court judge from MI, is thought to be a leading contender. But Democrats killed his nomination. [Full Article...]


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