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Sessions says travel ban needed for security

Trump has been on the losing side in all four court rulings on the March order and has asked the US Supreme Court for an emergency review. Chin says this ruling, along with previous ones blocking a travel ban , shows there are checks and balances to keep the president from doing whatever he wants. Read More »

Schapelle Corby in hospital with a broken leg


This is why you havent seen me in a while. She did not go into further detail about her injuries, and did not explain how she broke her leg. She also claims to have a broken knee and ankle. Corby spent 13 years in Bali, Indonesia following a conviction for drug smuggling. She was sentenced to 20 years jail, but was granted clemency after just over nine years in Bali's Kerobokan jail. Read More »

French Justice Minister Bayrou leaving government


Judges started to look into Modem's use of European Union parliament assistants after a FN MEP, Sophie Montel, wrote to them to say that, based on a "principle of equality", they should also investigate the centrist party. A government spokesman, Christophe Castaner , said their departure "simplified the situation". Observers say that pledge makes it hard for Macron to keep MoDem in his new government while it is facing a probe. Read More »

Myanmar finds missing plane, bodies following crash

Myanmar's military has found three bodies, including two adults and a child, some 35 km (22 miles) from the southern coastal town of Launglon. The bodies have been linked to the plane because search crews also found a wheel, thought to be from the Y-8-200F transport plane. Read More »

Macron reshuffles French Cabinet after corruption scandals


Nicolas Hulot maintained his post at the ecology ministry, and Gerard Collomb was re-appointed to manage the country's interior affairs. The defence and justice ministries are at the top of the government hierarchy. When Bayrou, 66, threw his weight behind Macron's fledging movement, the future president hailed it as a "turning point" in his campaign. Explaining his decision to step down at a press conference Wednesday, Bayrou flatly denied allegations of wrongdoing and claimed he had ... Read More »

Tory-DUP deal: "we have a lot in common", says Tory MP


The implicit threat to withhold support for the Queen's Speech in a Commons vote a week tomorrow - the crucial test of the government's viability - overshadowed the prime minister's plea to voters for a second chance after their rejection of her appeal for a personal mandate. Read More »

Officer at Michigan Airport Stabbed in the Neck by "Allahu Akbar" Shouter

The suspect was arrested and was cooperating with investigators, FBI special agent David Gelios told a news conference. "We are investigating this incident today that happened at about 9:45 this morning as an act of terrorism", David Gelios, special agent in charge of the Detroit division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said outside Bishop International Airport . Read More »

7 children among 12 injured in Michigan highway crash

The crash occurred on USA 131 at Mile Marker 41. The Kalamazoo County sheriff's office says a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old Kalamazoo man crossed the median on USA 131 in Kalamazoo Township about noon Wednesday and struck two other vehicles headed in the opposite direction. Read More »

Reynolds plans to press Trump on Iowa's 'stopgap' insurance plan


Trump said.@POTUS: It would be a attractive thing if we could get together as 2 parties that love our country, and come up with that great healthcare. "We're 5-0 in special elections", said Trump at Kirkwood Community College . Trump's stop at Kirkwood Community College was meant to draw attention to the school's advancements in high-tech agriculture . Read More »

Senate health-care plan would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

The measure includes a provision allowing lawmakers to act in the case of emergencies. Why, it's nearly as if Republicans weren't acting in good faith when they complained that Obamacare , which actually did go through months of hearings and amendments, had, as the Senate's now-No. Read More »

UK PM May to Spell out Plan for Her Minority Government, Brexit


There was also no mention of President Donald Trump's invitation for a state visit, which sparked criticism from all parties. "The election result was not the one I hoped for, but this government will respond with humility". Queen Elizabeth II has outlined legislative agenda dominated by preparation for Britain's departure from the European Union . Her attempt to secure a larger mandate ahead of the Brexit negotiations backfired with her losing her commanding majority. Read More »

Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over U.S. student who died

USA diplomatic and defence chiefs met their Chinese counterparts for security talks and pushed China to rein in companies that allegedly deal with its wayward ally North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions. In a sign that US-Chinese relations remain stable, a White House aide said President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, had been invited by the Chinese government to visit the country later this year. Read More »

Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain , R-Ariz., left, confers with Sen. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has a responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to prevent an escalation of tensions in the region. Read More »

'Day of Rage' protests target Queen's Speech


Among the demands the group is seeking ins the permanent right for all Grenfell Tower residents to remain in the United Kingdom and for survivors to be allowed to live in unoccupied flats in Kensington and Chelsea. "Violence does not work, it's counter-productive.You lose the message in violence". "A lot of people say that is democracy in action, there's no need to come to the streets, we need to come together rather than fall apart". Read More »

By keeping USA focus on Islamic State, Trump risks wider Syria war

It appeared to be Iran's first missile attack overseas in over 15 years and its first in the Syrian conflict, in which it has provided crucial support to Assad. It stopped short of saying it would shoot them down. Chris Murphy of CT warned Tuesday that the United States could be edging toward a military conflict with Iran and Russian Federation in Syria. Read More »

Democrats struggle for right strategy after special election losses


Some Democrats saw Handel's failure to maintain the 23-point lead won by the district's previous Republican victor - current Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price - as a positive sign for the future. Democrats did manage to keep a safe seat in California's 34th in April. The two Republican victories last night come as the latest set of close but no cigar losses for Democrats in special elections this year. Read More »

Health bill behind closed doors — Sunshine therapy

Maria Cantwell of Washington, the panel's senior Democrat. But Senator John Thune, a member of the Republican leadership, said on Tuesday the phase-out in the bill might just be three years. "If I don't get to read it, I don't vote for it. And I'm part of a new group of Senate Republicans who we campaigned against this kind of governing". Read More »

South Korea to scrap building of new nuclear power plants

A full investigation into the drone's wreckage discovered its planned itinerary and confirmed that it had taken off from the North before capturing more than 500 photos of the South's territory, the defence ministry said. The United States stations tens of thousands of troops in South Korea and Japan. South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in said on Monday the country will halt plans to build new nuclear power plants and will not extend the lifespan of existing plants, in a bid to phase out ... Read More »

Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks aimed at helping Trump

He said that some of the attempted intrusions were unsuccessful "as if someone rattled the door knob and was unable to get in", but in other cases, "they made it through the door". He said he wants to declassify "as much as we can" for a final report of the committee. Clinton has blamed the disclosure of the emails on a daily basis as one reason for her stunning upset loss to Trump, although Johnson said he had no idea about their importance in analyzing the outcome. Read More »

Northam leads Gillespie in Virginia governor's race, poll finds

The poll also showed the extent to which President Donald Trump could be a drag on Virginia Republicans in the closely watched election, one of only two governor's races in 2017, along with New Jersey's. Almost 4 in 10 voters said they were too unfamiliar with both candidates to form an opinion. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine. Virginia voters say Gillespie would do a better job handling the economy by a narrow 42-38 percent margin, the poll found. Read More »

Tillerson says Russian Federation relations deteriorating


Asked whether the United States wanted to see an Iran-style global embargo to deny exports of petroleum and other products to North Korea, Tillerson said that this would only work if Russian Federation and China, the North's main suppliers, cooperated. Read More »

Qatar opens channels with Oman ports

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain accused Qatar of supporting militants, an allegation dismissed by Doha . In London, British foreign minister Boris Johnson called for calm and said he would meet this week with his counterparts from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE. Read More »

In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

But he said he doubted he would have help from Democrats in getting major healthcare legislation through the US Congress - he wants the Senate to join the House of Representatives in approving legislation soon to reform the signature domestic achievement of his predecessor, Barack Obama . Read More »

Trump's Presidency In Focus: Day 151

Phil Robertson, a deputy director at U.S. NGO Human Rights Watch, said the group has called on North Korea to immediately release the remaining detainees: three Americans, one Canadian and six South Koreans, according to RFA. "He should have been brought home that same day", the president said. North Korea expert Bill Richardson told The New York Times that Warmbier's death would "set back any serious discussion about a diplomatic dialogue". Read More »