Turkey elections: Early results show Erdogan takes lead in presidential race

30 Jun, 2018

However, Aksener was unsuccessful to produce an effective and a convincing narrative. Amnesty International and press freedom watchdog Reporters Without Borders have both questioned whether the election can be considered fair because of the alleged lack of press freedom.


Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill DeBlasio Call To Abolish ICE

30 Jun, 2018

Republicans and immigration hardliners have welcomed the Democratic shift on the issue , believing that it spells electoral victory for the GOP outside of Democratic enclaves like NY and California. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday, "I believe you should get rid of [ICE], start over, reimagine it, and build something that actually works".


Trump Favors Tougher Investment Oversight, Stops Short Of Targeting China

30 Jun, 2018

The president has threatened to impose an estimated $450 billion in tariffs on Beijing in an effort to reverse what he has labeled as bad trade deals with China. The White House signaled in May that it would adopt restrictions on Chinese investment in "industrially significant technology". Only five takeovers of American firms have been blocked by US presidents on national security grounds since 1990.


Thousands of tourists stranded as Bali volcano erupts

29 Jun, 2018

AirAsia cancelled a string of flights in and out of Bali to a variety of destinations, including Jakarta , Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila and Surabaya. The airline does not fly to Bali directly from New Zealand but has cancelled flights to Cairns and Perth today and contacted affected passengers. The agent said it was important customers did not assume all flights would be cancelled.


5 dead in shooting at newspaper building in Maryland, suspect in custody

29 Jun, 2018

He had smoke grenades and fired a shotgun at his victims, according to Anne Arundel County Acting Police Chief William Krampf. The suspect appears to have damaged his fingertips to try to avoid detection and is refusing to cooperate with law enforcement, Baltimore TV station WJZ and other local media reported .


United States postpones high-level dialogue with India

29 Jun, 2018

President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a year ago. "I think as a friend [of the U.S.] India should decide whether [Iran] is a country they want to continue doing business with", she said adding that her conversation with Mr.


Flights to Bali cancelled as Mount Agung erupts

29 Jun, 2018

Bali airport was operating normally, but some airlines said they had canceled flights to and from the island known for its beaches and temples. A number of global flights have been cancelled after the Mount Agung volcano began spewing water vapour and ash two kilometres into the air.


Melania Trump to visit immigrant children holding centres

29 Jun, 2018

What did the White House say? Mexico Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray says that his country's government will propose a resolution before the Organization of American States on Friday condemning the United States' policy of separating children from parents who have entered the country illegally.


Trump and Putin to hold summit in Finland

29 Jun, 2018

Bolton, who past year called Russian election interference "a true act of war", seemed to comply with the Trump administration Wednesday , at least as far as any possible collusion between the president's 2016 campaign and Russian operatives.


Israeli missiles hit area near airport

29 Jun, 2018

The TV says the operations that began on Tuesday afternoon near the province's main grain silos that have been controlled by rebels for years. Syrian troops have made strategic gains from rebels in the south, a monitor said , as they ramped up an offensive causing yet another wave of mass displacement.


New York Politician Attacks ‘Greedy Jewish Landlords’ - Could He Win Race?

29 Jun, 2018

Citing scheduling conflicts, he missed a debate in the Bronx with Ocasio-Cortez, sending former city councilwoman Annabel Palma as a surrogate. Knowing he was beaten, Crowley, a guitarist, strummed "Born to Run " and dedicated it to her. -Mexico border. She went to Texas to see conditions at immigrant detention centres near the border. At BU , Ocasio-Cortez was president of Alianza Latina, BU's largest Latin American student organization.


Trump hails Supreme Court ruling on travel ban

29 Jun, 2018

President Trump hailed the decision as "a tremendous victory for the American people and for our Constitution" in remarks at the White House , according to Reuters . Trump says that as long as he is president, he will "defend the sovereignty, safety, and security of the American People, and fight for an immigration system that serves the national interests of the United States and its citizens".


Trump's next Supreme Court justice appointment will cement legacy: Sean Spicer

28 Jun, 2018

Mr. Trump mentioned the announcement of the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy . He said he hopes Kennedy's replacement will serve for 40 or 45 years. Leonard Leo is the executive vice president of the Federalist Society, a group of conservative lawyers who want judges to interpret the law as it is written.


Ex-NATO chief Solana denied entry to United States over Iran trips

28 Jun, 2018

The ESTA "determines the eligibility of visitors from certain countries to travel to the United States without having to apply for a visa", noted the Times . The Spanish citizen must instead apply for a full visa - a more expensive and lengthy process. "What they [the US] have is a computer with an algorithm, and if it knows you went to Iran recently, it takes you off the system", he said.


Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton meets with Vladimir Putin

28 Jun, 2018

Cari Lutkins, left, and national security advisor John Bolton listen as President Trump speaks during a meeting with Chancellor Merkel of Germany in the Oval Office at the White House on Friday, April 27, 2018. He spoke of a possible joint declaration on improving U.S. -Russia relations and global security. Trump said this month that Russian Federation should be re-admitted to the G7 group of industrialised democracies, from which it was suspended for its annexation of Crimea in 2014.


How a Socialist Latinx Millennial Beat a Wall Street Favorite

28 Jun, 2018

On Twitter after the debate, she noted that Palma, also Latina, bore a "slight resemblance to me". "I think that, you know, we have the grounds to do it". The issues that Ocasio-Cortez ran on included expanding the Medicare program to people of all ages and abolishing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).


USA temporarily scales back 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

27 Jun, 2018

Families in detainment wait until their case is brought before an immigration judge. The president tweeted , "We can not allow all of these people to invade our Country", as he was being driven to his private golf club in Northern Virginia.


Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager

27 Jun, 2018

Two suspects reportedly were taken into custody in the Bronx, while three more were tracked down to Paterson, New Jersey. A 19-year-old is facing murder charges in the brutal killing of an innocent teen in New York City. Via social media, La La, who was celebrating her birthday, said: "This is what I wanted to do for my birthday today". A GoFundMe account for Junior's family has raised nearly $160,000 with the help of donations from famous including Cardi B .


South Korea picks candidates for reunions with North Korean families

26 Jun, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo may bring back the remains when he visits North Korea , according to Korean news reports. Singapore said on Sunday it spent S$16.3 million (9.04 million pounds) on hosting the summit between U.S. The meeting was the culmination of a rapid detente between Pyongyang and Washington and saw Kim commit to working towards denuclearisation, although critics noted the summit agreement was vague and non-binding.


US House defeats immigration bill, postpones vote on a second measure

26 Jun, 2018

Denham. Protests and rallies focused around the separation of families at the U.S. -Mexico border are scheduled this weekend, while more than two dozen congressional Democrats plan to visit detention facilities in Texas . Calling for a "strong" border, he says: "We can not allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections".


INTERNATIONAL - Prince William begins historic Middle East visit

26 Jun, 2018

Kushner and US Presidential senior envoy Jason Greenblatt are now visiting Israel as part of a regional tour to meet officials of Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt and Jordan. "He has his talking points which have not changed in the last 25 years". While Kushner wouldn't reveal specifics of the peace deal proposal, he said the administration believes its economic plan for the region could "allow the governments to divert some of their funds from heavy investments in military and defense ...


Thousands turn out to pay respects to slain 15-year-old

26 Jun, 2018

Guzman-Feliz was brutally attacked and stabbed on both sides of his neck with a machete. "No, no one in their offices contact me", Lesandro Guzman-Feliz's mother, Leandra Feliz , told the New York Post on Sunday. Barnabas Hospital where he was found soaked in blood. Members of the teen's family allegedly received text messages from a high-ranking gang member who apologized for the mistaken identity crime.


OnPolitics Today: 'I really don't care' about this jacket

26 Jun, 2018

Melania Trump's jacket has sparked controversy. Later Thursday afternoon, Grisham tweeted: Today's visit w the children in Texas impacted [the first lady] greatly. "Donald was furious over Melania's jacket, but then, that's why she wore it, to piss him off and to cause him maximum embarrassment", a source told the celebrity gossip outlet.


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Gives Birth To Baby Girl

24 Jun, 2018

Ardern's deputy Winston Peters is now acting prime minister, although she will continue to be consulted on significant issues. New Zealand has long had a progressive reputation and was the first country to give women the right to vote in 1893 and Ardern is the country's third female prime minister.


Juncker to visit Dublin amid Irish border differences post-Brexit

24 Jun, 2018

The taoiseach did not make the summit dinner last night because had business in Dublin with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. He said: "The clock is ticking on the Brexit process and it is imperative that an agreement is struck which will protect jobs, the economy and ensure there is no hard border in Northern Ireland".



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