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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court will hear the case next term. In his concurrence, Justice Anthony Kennedy laid out what he saw as the two obstacles to tackling partisan gerrymandering by the courts: first, that there are no "comprehensive and neutral principles for drawing electoral boundaries", and second, there are " rules to limit and confine" when the courts should engage in reviewing redistricti... [Full Article...]

GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names Mo Brooks, who was on the list and present at the practice but unharmed by the shooting. I can't wrap my head around it. "I am sickened by this despicable act", Sanders said on Wednesday. Duncan or lost the nerve to confront him, but thankfully the Clinton, SC Congressman left the parking lots minutes before the shooting started. Brennwald thought it was odd he never saw Hodgkinson exercise or w... [Full Article...]

Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' in wake of majority loss

But just hours after her own Chancellor Philip Hammond gave a speech challenging the hardline Brexit rhetoric she used before the election , Ms May herself signalled a softer approach. For its part, the Dublin government - a member of the EU - is anxious by the adverse political and economic effects of May government's courting of the DUP and her negotiations to leave the union. [Full Article...]

More Than 3000 Killed In Violence In Central Congo

More Than 3000 Killed In Violence In Central Congo More than 3,000 people have been killed in a remote region in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a new report from Congo's Catholic Church. Their killings must also be fully investigated, and I remain in close touch with their families. He asked the rights council to authorise an global investigation as progress in Congolese investigations "has clearly been insufficient in view of th... [Full Article...]

Portugal battles to contain deadly wildfires amid heat, wind

When the fire broke out on Saturday, ... Coutinho tells The Associated Press that "it could have been a odd coincidence, with a plane passing over and an explosion occurring on the ground at the same time". He said a local woman told him she saw a plane crash in a fireball on Tuesday. Civil protection commander Elisio Oliveira said the firefighting efforts were progressing well, but the fi... [Full Article...]

As Venezuela burns, a divided region proves short on solutions

As Venezuela burns, a divided region proves short on solutions Golding said he supports T&T Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley's call for OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro to be removed. As Venezuela's crisis has deepened, with triple-digit inflation, record shortages of food and medicine and rising crime rates, Maduro has sought to reestablish support by calling for a constituent assembly to rewrite the constitution. [Full Article...]

Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbours lift 'blockade'

We are partners together in the global coalition of countering terrorism". The CEO added that he's unhappy with the response of the International Civil Aviation Organization in addressing what he says is in an illegal action in closing airspace. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner heads to Jerusalem and Ramallah to talk peace

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, disclosed that Kushner plans to travel to Jerusalem on Wednesday for meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . McMaster. "With determination, compromise, and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal". The number of settlement homes Israel began to build in the occupied West Bank rose 7... [Full Article...]

Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers for Special Counsel

Previous Post articles have mentioned Kushner's meetings with the head of a Russian state-owned development bank. On Thursday, Kushner's lawyer said any such scrutiny of Kushner's business would be "standard practice". "I think he's weighing that option", he said of Trump. The former director of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, is scheduled to appear June 21 in an open sessi... [Full Article...]

German Ex-Chancellor Kohl Dies at 87

German Ex-Chancellor Kohl Dies at 87 Among the State of Israel's greatest friends, he was completely dedicated to its security. George W Bush Snr the former president of the United States of America once said about him the most important European leader of the 20 century. Kohl was married for 41 years to Hannelore Renner, an interpreter of English and French who stood firmly but discreetly by his side. Angela Merkel said her form... [Full Article...]

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria Iran described today the missile attack against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in the Syrian province of Deir Ez-Zour as crushing and successful, destroying command centers and weapons depots. Iranian leaders have accused Saudi Arabia of involvement in the twin attacks, which Riyadh denies. While Iran has other ballistic missiles it says can reach longer distances, Sunday's st... [Full Article...]

Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal Ruddy, who had been at the White House Monday, told PBS' Judy Woodruff that "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". "I think he's weighing that option", Mr Ruddy said on PBS NewsHour . A spokesman for Mueller's team declined to comment on Wednesday. Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . [Full Article...]

Trump visits heroic Capitol Police officer and her wife

Scalise's security detail returned fire, and Hodgkinson was later shot by police and died thereafter. Griner remained hospitalized after she was shot in the ankle. According to The Daily Beast, the two officers are well-liked on Capitol Hill and Republican aides who know them describe both Griner and Bailey as warm and amusing people, who avoid the spotlight and approach their jobs with the utmo... [Full Article...]

Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires Authorities said 47 people died when they were caught in the fire as they drove along a road in dense woodland between Figueiro Dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera. The European Commission's aid chief, Christos Stylianides , said in a statement that "all will be done to assist the authorities and people of Portugal at this time of need". [Full Article...]

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

Cheered by Cuba hardliners in both parties, Trump's new policy is broadly opposed by US businesses eager to invest in Cuba. "The government of Cuba denounces the new measures toughening the embargo" imposed since 1962, according to a statement read on state television yesterday. [Full Article...]

Jay Sekulow, President Trump's lawyer, says there's 'no investigation' of the president

Marco Rubio says it's best for the country to let the FBI's investigation into Russian Federation meddling in the 2016 presidential election take its course, and the Florida Republican tells CNN's " State of the Union " that's what he'd advise President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Trump Acknowledges He Is Under Investigation in Russia Inquiry

The president wrote , "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and has expansive powers to probe any matters that develop from his initial investigation . [Full Article...]

London blaze death toll reaches 30 as Queen visits survivors

Channel 4 News anchor Krishnan Guru-MurthyVerified account said: "Shocking scenes as Theresa May bundled into a auto by police amid fury from the pushing crowd". She later announced a public inquiry into the fire and promise that those left homeless would be rehoused nearby. However, the death toll is expected to increase as chances are bleak that any survivors will be found alive. [Full Article...]

'Significant progress' in Theresa May's talks with the DUP

But a press conference this evening, when asked about Major's warning to the Tories, May said her government still supports the Belfast agreement and the peace process in Northern Ireland . Asked about Schaeuble's comments, Macron said the EU's door was still open for Britain as long as the negotiations were not finished, but that it would be hard to reverse course. [Full Article...]

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday He also said Brexit talks could possibly be delayed. "What everyone is waiting for is for the United Kingdom to say what its priorities are and where it is willing to compromise", she told reporters at a meeting of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, the third largest political group in the European Parliament. [Full Article...]


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