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People Syrian rebels lose string of towns as 160,000 flee regime offensive
Author: 0 Syrian rebels lose string of towns as 160,000 flee regime offensive

More than 350,000 people have been killed in Syria since the war started in 2011 with the brutal repression of anti-government protests. Tens of thousands of people have fled towards the border with Jordan and thousands more to the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights .

People Dog attacked by rattlesnake on Anthem hike
Author: 0 Dog attacked by rattlesnake on Anthem hike

Instead, the snake bit Todd in the face, and Godwin was uninjured. Goodwin posted photos of the recovering retriever on her Facebook with the caption: 'My hero of a puppy Todd saved me'. The story was soon being shared all over Twitter when the We Rate Dogs account tweeted a tribute to Todd on Sunday. "Please say a prayer for my sweet hero".

People French Gangster escapes Jail for a Second Time in a Helicopter
Author: 0 French Gangster escapes Jail for a Second Time in a Helicopter

Once they had their man in the helicopter they flew it right across the city of Paris before abandoning it near to the Charles de Gaulle Airport in the north east of the city. A wanted notice for Faid said he drove off in a utility truck. Faid pulled off his latest escape at around 11:20 a.m. local time on Sunday, according to the BBC.

People Trump's former personal lawyer says he'll put family first
Author: 0 Trump's former personal lawyer says he'll put family first

He said once he understands what charges will be filed, if any, he'll defer to his new counsel, Guy Petrillo . Cohen was a part of Trump's inner for over a decade, working as his personal lawyer at the Trump Organization and moving with him when he became President.

People Germany's Interior Minister insists on border exclusion: party source
Author: 0 Germany's Interior Minister insists on border exclusion: party source

Sources said Seehofer had not yet submitted the resignation and that some in the party were attempting to change his mind over the decision. Seehofer made the announcement in Munich in a CSU meeting on whether to accept Merkel's European solution on migration policy reached in an EU summit on Friday, according to the report .

People Bolton to Putin: Let's 'Agree We Disagree' on Ukraine
Author: 0 Bolton to Putin: Let's 'Agree We Disagree' on Ukraine

The announcement of the meeting had followed after Mr Putin met US National Security Adviser John Bolton , who was in Moscow this week to lay the groundwork for the summit. " Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with Meddling in our Election! ". At a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit past year, Trump scolded leaders for the cost of the gleaming new Brussels headquarters and for not paying enough to support NATO's defense.

People U.S. plans for dismantling NKorea nukes may face resistance
Author: 0 U.S. plans for dismantling NKorea nukes may face resistance

Denmark, Asia Program director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, told a House committee in late June in testimony cited by my colleagues. "We can talk. He has a big heart", he said, according to the sources. The president also made it sound as though the had made a real deal with Kim, when all they actually did was sign a vague mutual commitment to denuclearization.

Author: 0 French gangster flees prison after helicopter escape

It is the second time Faid has pulled off a spectacular jailbreak - in 2013, he blasted his way out of a prison in northern France using dynamite. The helicopter carrying the armed men landed at a courtyard, freed him from the visiting room and took off, AP reported.

People Canada will impose retaliatory duties against US
Author: 0 Canada will impose retaliatory duties against US

The federal government is offering big spending measures to help the Canadian steel, aluminum, and manufacturing industries weather the storm of the new American tariffs . The foreign minister joined the European Union the next day in filing a complaint about Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs at the World Trade Organization.

People Donald Trump welcomes Democrats' calls to abolish ICE
Author: 0 Donald Trump welcomes Democrats' calls to abolish ICE

One of the reasons the investigators want to leave ICE is because the political nature of immigration enforcement is making it harder for them to get their work done. "They are great!" the president added . "The city of Portland does not enforce federal immigration law, and I have been clear that Portland police will not be used to break up a nonviolent occupation on federal property of a federal agency that has its own police force".

People Portland Occupiers Evicted From ICE Property, Continue Next Door
Author: 0 Portland Occupiers Evicted From ICE Property, Continue Next Door

FPS officials say the building should reopen sometime next week. Hundreds of women protested the detention of migrant families by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Washington, D.C., at a building housing senator's offices. Some ICE officers wore black scarves over their faces. The US attorney for OR said it's illegal to obstruct entrances, lobbies, offices and parking lots of federal buildings, like the one in southwest Portland.

People Trump Hits Heitkamp as High Court, 'Maxine' Become Midterm Issues
Author: 0 Trump Hits Heitkamp as High Court, 'Maxine' Become Midterm Issues

Murkowski has vowed a careful vetting of Trump's nominee, saying, "there is no doubt that the president's nominee to succeed Justice Kennedy can expect exacting scrutiny from the Senate and that is the standard I will apply". Trump also spent several minutes defending his administration's hard-line stance on immigration, once again repeating his assertion that the Democrats want "open borders" as an alternative.

People N Korea continues to be a nuclear threat: Pompeo
Author: 0 N Korea continues to be a nuclear threat: Pompeo

In an apparent sign of goodwill before the Trump-Kim summit, North Korea in May claimed it demolished a separate nuclear test site at Punggye-ri, which sits in a sparsely populated mountainous region in the country's northeast. North Korea is carrying out rapid improvements to its nuclear research facility, a monitor said on Wednesday, despite declaring a commitment to denuclearisation of the peninsula at the Singapore summit.

People Bolton visits Russian Federation ahead Trump-Putin Summit
Author: 0 Bolton visits Russian Federation ahead Trump-Putin Summit

Washington and Moscow are also at odds over Ukraine and allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, something Russia denies. He would not elaborate but stressed that the USA position remains that Russian Federation illegally annexed Crimea in 2014, a move that led to its suspension from the G7.

People Trump sees vindication for immigration views - 6/26/2018 4:19:37 PM
Author: 0 Trump sees vindication for immigration views - 6/26/2018 4:19:37 PM

The dissenting justices in the travel ban case rightly analogize the majority's ruling to the Supreme Court's infamous decision in Korematsu vs. The Supreme Court this morning gave thumbs up to the legality of the latest version of Trump's travel ban, declaring POTUS within his authority in blocking travel from certain Muslim Majority countries.

People Trump narrows down Supreme pick to five including two women
Author: 0 Trump narrows down Supreme pick to five including two women

Some possible nominees being eyed include Hardiman, who serves alongside Trump's sister on the Philadelphia-based 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals, and Kethledge, a federal appeals court judge who clerked for Kennedy. Manchin and Heitkamp, along with Democratic Sen. "It will be cast as a pretty pivotal vote on the court on this issue and many , many others". But the Republicans are in the driving seat on the decision, with a majority grip on the Senate, the body that confirms the judge, ...

People Hundreds of Women's March Protesters Arrested in Senate Office Building
Author: 0 Hundreds of Women's March Protesters Arrested in Senate Office Building

At one point, Merkley donned a foil sheet as he gave a TV interview. "These women.they understand that it is far beyond politics, this is about right and wrong and we have to stand up". Organizers gave a final count Friday, saying 630 protesters were arrested during a massive anti-Trump demonstration that took over the public area of one of the Capitol's buildings on Thursday.

People Friend Of India In US Congress, Joseph Crowley Loses Primary Election
Author: 0 Friend Of India In US Congress, Joseph Crowley Loses Primary Election

Even as Ocasio-Cortez runs defiantly to his left - with universal health care, a federal jobs guarantee and the abolition of ICE headlining her demands - Crowley leaned on what was a formidable liberal record. She had also pledged to refuse big-money donations and lobbying. Pelosi has faced criticism from within her caucus for her stated desire to regain the speakership: A growing number of Democrats have said it's time for her to step aside and allow a younger generation of leaders ...

People Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy retires
Author: 0 Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy retires

Women in no-abortion states who still wanted to terminate their pregnancies would be forced to choose between travelling to liberal states, getting an illegal abortion , or reluctantly allowing the pregnancy to continue. The vacancy on the bench that the Ronald Reagan-appointed justice leaves behind will give Trump his second opportunity to nominate a Supreme Court justice.

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