Brett Kavanaugh: Everything you need to know about Trump's Supreme Court pick

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., called him a "superb choice" who is well-qualified for the job. John McCain's expected no-vote as he battles brain cancer. "A judge must interpret statutes as written and a judge must interpret the c... More..

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Departing Brexit minister quits over 'dangerous' United Kingdom policy
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Departing Brexit minister quits over 'dangerous' United Kingdom policy

The EU is reassured that he's staying in his post - for now. Boris Johnson has launched a scathing attack on Theresa May's Brexit strategy, saying the "dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt"...More..

U.S., Afghan Troops Capture Islamic State Stronghold in Afghanistan
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

U.S., Afghan Troops Capture Islamic State Stronghold in Afghanistan

The U.S. or Afghan military force endured zero fatalities during the offensive, which involved three ASSF companies and some 600 Green Berets as part of the mission. "Additionally, ISIS was using this as a si...More..

Steve Bannon called 'piece of trash' in Richmond bookstore - police called
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Steve Bannon called 'piece of trash' in Richmond bookstore - police called

Yet in a disturbing investigation published Monday, BuzzFeed News has found that to not be the case , detailing the stories of several women who say they were ignored, roughly handled, shackled around the bell...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

May appoints Jeremy Hunt as new foreign minister

That plan is now in tatters and her political future appears uncertain. Speaking tonight, Mr Hunt said he would be supporting Mrs May in her efforts to secure a Brexit deal with Brussels. Uncertainty over w...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Dissident Liu Xiaobo's widow 'allowed to leave China'

Her departure, following a year of pressure on the government from activists and worldwide human rights organizations, comes at the end of a visit to Germany by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. In an emotional phone...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Theresa May to meet new-look cabinet amid Brexit turmoil

Under Conservative Party rules, a leadership race could be triggered if at least 48 of her MPs declared their support for one. And asked whether Mrs May would fight a no-confidence vote if one was called, a s...More..

Iran looks to withdraw $350 million from German bank
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Iran looks to withdraw $350 million from German bank

BaFin was now reviewing the request, which had been briefed to senior officials in the chancellery, foreign ministry and finance ministry, the newspaper added in its report as quoted by Reuters. The state-owned...More..

Israel Closes Crossing Point Into Gaza, Halting Imports and Exports
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Israel Closes Crossing Point Into Gaza, Halting Imports and Exports

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said children in the Gaza Strip are the main victims of the Israeli atrocities, where some 1.8 million people are living under a crippling blockade. In additi...More..

Reuters journalists charged under Myanmar Official Secrets Act
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Reuters journalists charged under Myanmar Official Secrets Act

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 J...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Cat interview: Jerzy Targalski interrupted while talking Polish politics

Watch an adorable orange tabby hilariously upstage a Polish historian during a TV interview. The interview was not live, but reporter Rudy Bouma shared the snippet online and explained, "The Polish historia...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

At least 10 people killed and 73 injured as Turkish train derails

An unidentified survivor told the private DHA news agency she was riding in one of the derailed cars when it went off the tracks, AP reported . The governor of Tekiradg, about 120 km west of Istanbul , blam...More..

Boris Johnson quits as UK Foreign Secretary
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Boris Johnson quits as UK Foreign Secretary

Boris Johnson has resigned from his position as British foreign secretary in a fresh blow for prime minister Theresa May's government. Hunt, 51, had served as health minister for more than 5-1/2 years, the...More..

These two judges are favorites to win Supreme Court nod
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

These two judges are favorites to win Supreme Court nod

Democrats plan a confrontation centered on abortion and healthcare, hoping to either scuttle the nomination process completely or delay it until after November in the hope of winning extra seats in the Senate t...More..

Donald Trump’s former driver sues over unpaid wages
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Donald Trump’s former driver sues over unpaid wages

Noel Cintron , who was Trump's driver for more than 25 years, sued the Trump Organization for more than 3,000 hours of overtime he said he worked during the past six years. The Trump Organization, which is ...More..

After Supreme Court pick, expect talk of family, sports or fish
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

After Supreme Court pick, expect talk of family, sports or fish

Trump could decide (decide not announce) sooner rather than later, as early as tomorrow, though the official announcement is still slated for Monday. That list is headed by federal appeals court judges Raym...More..

Mitch McConnell chased from Kentucky restaurant
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Mitch McConnell chased from Kentucky restaurant

The Louisville Democratic-Socialists posted on Twitter that several of the protesters were affiliated with their group. The Red Hen Restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, just reopened from a two week hiatus afte...More..

David Davis, British Brexit Secretary, resigns: United Kingdom media reports
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

David Davis, British Brexit Secretary, resigns: United Kingdom media reports

Mr Davis's deputy, Steve Baker, also resigned. Appearing in the House of Commons just minutes later, a confident-sounding May defended her Brexit plan. The value of the British pound dropped on global mar...More..

Wedding ring recovered from wildfire-destroyed house
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Wedding ring recovered from wildfire-destroyed house

The Holiday fire is now about 90 percent contained after it burned through 100 acres, destroying several structures in Santa Barbara County, the fire department said. Eliason says that she said "Yes". The pro...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Trump Adviser Says Two Supreme Court Candidates Are Tougher Sell

Trump plans to announce his pick to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy during prime time Monday night. Some conservatives have expressed concerns about Kavanaugh - a longtime judge and a former cler...More..

Trump Narrows Search for New Supreme Court Justice
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Trump Narrows Search for New Supreme Court Justice

The finalists include: appeals court judges Brett Kavanaugh of Maryland, Raymond Kethledge of MI and Amy Coney Barrett of Indiana . Multiple sources have told ABC News that Trump has narrowed his decis...More..

Honeymooner dies after crashing into wife while zip-lining
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Honeymooner dies after crashing into wife while zip-lining

Thursday. "The girl stayed halfway on the cable and the guy came from behind and hit her up there", local fire chief Wilmer Guerrero is quoted as saying in the Spanish-language La Prensa . Firefighters said th...More..

May's Government in chaos as Johnson and Davis quit over Brexit plan
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

May's Government in chaos as Johnson and Davis quit over Brexit plan

Jeremy Corbyn took aim at Theresa May's Government following the stunning resignations of Boris Johnson and David Davis . In an apparent boost for the embattled PM, chairman of the powerful 1922 Committee, Si...More..

Iranians Outraged over Arrest of Teenager for Instagram Dancing Clips
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Iranians Outraged over Arrest of Teenager for Instagram Dancing Clips

Hojabri had posted about 300 videos to her almost 600,000 followers, many that showed her dancing, sometimes in mid-riff baring tops and tight jeans, without a hijab, which is required in public. "I only do gym...More..

Japan floods leave at least 64 people dead and scores missing
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Japan floods leave at least 64 people dead and scores missing

The rain may have stopped in Japan , but the country is facing a long recovery process after floods and landslides killed at least 90 people in the southwest. "I'm so sad I lost many books", Ono said. Several ...More..

Boris Johnson resigns as United Kingdom foreign secretary amid Brexit dispute
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Boris Johnson resigns as United Kingdom foreign secretary amid Brexit dispute

The pound's fall was initially triggered after Boris Johnson, the UK's foreign secretary, unexpectedly resigned from his post . Jeremy Hunt has been named as Boris Johnson's successor as foreign secretary ....More..

United Kingdom police say poisoned couple handled a large amount of Novichok
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

United Kingdom police say poisoned couple handled a large amount of Novichok

A number of Western countries expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in response to the poisonings. Basu said the working theory is that their exposure was linked to the poisoning of the Skripals, who have reco...More..

5-Month-Old Baby Survives 9 Hours Buried In Montana Woods
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

5-Month-Old Baby Survives 9 Hours Buried In Montana Woods

Deputies learned that a five-month-old left in his care had not been seen in several hours, the station reports. Crowley ran before cops arrived to the Lolo Hot Springs area but was later arrested thanks to f...More..

Watchdog calls for Jim Jordan investigation, House Freedom Caucus waits
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Watchdog calls for Jim Jordan investigation, House Freedom Caucus waits

It was the first example of a professional crisis communications firm getting involved in defending Jordan since the allegations became national news last week. Holman said he hasn't been interviewed, and he wo...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Trump 'very close' to decision on Supreme Court pick

He tweeted later Sunday that he was looking forward to the announcement and said an 'exceptional person will be chosen!' A spokeswoman for Heitkamp said the North Dakota senator was invited to the White House...More..