German police probe deaths after employee caught poisoning lunch

Bielefeld police said the powder contained lead acetate "in amounts that would have been sufficient to cause serious organ damage", and a search of the suspect's home uncovered further additional unsafe substances. The suspect has been working for AR... More..

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London couple who killed French nanny get 30-year sentences
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

London couple who killed French nanny get 30-year sentences

The Old Bailey court in London sentenced Sabrina Kouider , who is undergoing psychiatric treatment, and Ouissem Medouni for the September 2017 killing of 21-year-old Sophie Lionnet , after a two-month trial...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump to meet with Putin next month in Helsinki, White House announces

President Niinistö issued a statement on Thursday saying he was contacted last week by high-level USA and Russian officials about the possibility of a meeting between Trump and Putin. But on Wednesday, Bolton...More..

Kavanaugh a contender for key Supreme Court pick
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Kavanaugh a contender for key Supreme Court pick

From the re-shaping of the Supreme Court to the latest in the investigation into Manafort's ties with Russian Federation, catch up with the Morning Briefing. A confirmation hearing usually happens about two m...More..

Nigeria Ranked 9th Most Dangerous Country For Women
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Nigeria Ranked 9th Most Dangerous Country For Women

The top 10 risky countries list has Somalia and Saudi Arabia at number 4 and 5. This latest survey showed a number of changes from that one seven years ago. The risk of sexual violence , domestic rape, ra...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

U.S., Russian Federation strike deal to hold Putin-Trump summit

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said last week that Trump and Putin will likely meet "in the not too distant future" following Bolton's visit to Moscow . "This meeting has been planned for a long time", Ushakov...More..

Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

It was the first defeat of the primary season for a Democrat incumbent and strongly suggested lingering splits between the Democratic Party's pragmatic and more liberal wings might be widening in the early ye...More..

Trump, Erdogan agree to improve ties after Turkish leader's re-election
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump, Erdogan agree to improve ties after Turkish leader's re-election

Muharrem Ince and his Republican People's Party (CHP), the main Turkish opposition in the election, said that around half the ballot boxes had yet to be counted, calling on party monitors to remain with the...More..

Judge: Migrant Kids, Parents Must Be Reunited in 30 Days
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Judge: Migrant Kids, Parents Must Be Reunited in 30 Days

Every night small children "are crying themselves to sleep wondering if they will ever see their parents again", said ACLU lawyer Lee Gelernt . In a ruling brought about by a "chaotic circumstance of the...More..

BU Grad Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Unseats 10-Term Incumbent
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

BU Grad Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Unseats 10-Term Incumbent

Crowley, the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, was considered a frontrunner to replace House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi should she choose to step down. "We spoke to communities that had typically...More..

Charges filed against 6 men extradited from NJ in Bronx teen murder
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Charges filed against 6 men extradited from NJ in Bronx teen murder

As News 12 has reported, the incident's graphic violence circulated widely in surveillance video posted to social media. He then ran towards St. Barnabas Hospital where he collapsed outside of the emergency r...More..

by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Millennial beats veteran Democrat

In a congressional district, which includes the Bronx and Queens and is made up of 70 percent people of color, the millennial activist tapped into an issue of representation as she opposed a political star who'...More..

Trump and Putin to meet in third country mid-July
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump and Putin to meet in third country mid-July

Such a summit is likely to irritate USA allies who want to isolate Putin, such as Britain or who are concerned about Trump's attitude towards Russian Federation. Washington and Moscow are also at odds over U...More..

Entire police force held over mayoral candidate’s murder
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Entire police force held over mayoral candidate’s murder

Angeles Juarez was the third politician killed in the state of Michoacan in a week. Twenty eight officers in Ocampo, Michoacán, in western Mexico have been taken in for questioning by the police's internal ...More..

Sudan court scraps teen's death sentence in marital rape case
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Sudan court scraps teen's death sentence in marital rape case

A teenager sentenced to death for killing her husband, who she said has tried to rape her, will instead be imprisoned for five years after a court overturned the ruling, her lawyer has said. "The Sudanese aut...More..

'Abolish ICE' Socialist Newcomer Stuns Top Democrat with Primary Upset
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

'Abolish ICE' Socialist Newcomer Stuns Top Democrat with Primary Upset

Out of nowhere comes Ocasio-Cortez, who deftly used Crowley's establishment status against him. Kenneth Elmore (Wheelock'87), associate provost and dean of students, recalls meeting Ocasio-Cortez-"I knew her ...More..

Friend of India Joe Crowley loses his Congressional primary in NY
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Friend of India Joe Crowley loses his Congressional primary in NY

Crowley, a 10-term incumbent, was ousted by former Bernie Sanders organizer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a safely Democratic district in New York City. Ocasio-Cortez added that her political affiliations w...More..

Trump hails 'tremendous' Supreme Court ruling — Travel ban
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Trump hails 'tremendous' Supreme Court ruling — Travel ban

Justice Gorsuch already has demonstrated that he is one of the most conservative members of the court, aligning himself with Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito. It was a 5-4 vote by the conservativ...More..

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, defeats long-time U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (Tylt)
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 28, defeats long-time U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (Tylt)

She criticized the stratification of New York City, one of the most expensive cities in America, and tied it to the entrenched politician Crowley. Sarah Sullivan, who was in Ocasio-Cortez's graduating class...More..

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern gives her baby traditional Irish name
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern gives her baby traditional Irish name

Ardern is only the second world leader to give birth while in office, after former Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto , and said she hoped such experiences would not be unusual in the future. "Hopefully these things t...More..

New Zealand man shot after 'flying to United States to attack teenager'
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

New Zealand man shot after 'flying to United States to attack teenager'

Skinner has not yet officially been charged with a crime; police continued to investigate Monday evening. The mother saw Skinner enter her home and warned him a few times that she had a gun, then fired after he...More..

Police seize cash in 26 currencies, bags of gold from ex
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Police seize cash in 26 currencies, bags of gold from ex

Amar added Najib, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and their alleged "gift givers" will be called up by police into the ongoing 1MDB probe. A total of 567 handbags containing nearly $30m in cash were also se...More..

Justice Anthony Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Justice Anthony Kennedy retiring; Trump gets 2nd Supreme Court pick

Sotomayor described at length various statements Trump made on the campaign trail. "That would have started to close the door in considering this outside evidence". But when the high court condemned that deci...More..

Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport, Syrian state media claims
by | Thursday, June 28, 2018

Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport, Syrian state media claims

The rebel salient is rapidly collapsing, and at the current rate of advance will be captured within 48 hours. At least 45,000 people have fled the fighting in the southwest, heading towards the border with Jo...More..

Sessions Turns Family Separations Into Well-Received Punchline At GOP Event
by | Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Sessions Turns Family Separations Into Well-Received Punchline At GOP Event

Seventeen states, including Washington, New York and California, are suing to force the Trump administration to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S. The protest was organized by CHIRLA...More..

Ex-Nato chief refused visa waiver to United States because of Iran trips
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Ex-Nato chief refused visa waiver to United States because of Iran trips

However, if citizens of the VWP countries travel to one of the seven countries covered by new eligibility requirements (Iraq, Syria, Iran , Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen), they will have to apply for a new ...More..

USA border agents halt migrant family prosecutions
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

USA border agents halt migrant family prosecutions

Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerRaces to watch in Tuesday's primaries House panel approves belated 2019 budget Overnight Health Care - Presented by the Association of American Medical Colleges -Dems, health g...More..

Suspects in N.J. custody in killing of Bronx teen
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Suspects in N.J. custody in killing of Bronx teen

Rihanna and Cardi B are among many who have paid tribute to a 15-year-old teen who was murdered in the Bronx, New York , last week. The Guzman-Feliz's family members received messages from men who said...More..

Nearly Half Of EU Businesses Cut Investment In UK
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Nearly Half Of EU Businesses Cut Investment In UK

We've got this flawless intersection of GDPR and Brexit colliding and that will force the issue sooner rather than later, ' he said. The warning from well-known Brexit supporters comes after tens of thousands...More..

California Wildfire Calls For Evacuation Of Thousands
by | Tuesday, June 26, 2018

California Wildfire Calls For Evacuation Of Thousands

Pavlich said 16 residents spent the night in the county's evacuation center about 120 miles (193 kilometers) north of San Francisco. The Pawnee Fire is the largest of about six wildfires actively burning Mond...More..