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by | June 23, 2018 | 01:08

The Wisconsin case was teed up as a test of "whether the court's going to put any teeth into that doctrine", Pildes said . Courts have always been reluctant to decide when a district's boundaries favor one party, perhaps hoping voters might someday overcome their political divisions and cooperate in electing representatives who oppose partisan gerrymandering.

by | June 23, 2018 | 00:43

The statement also assured that the department was working to make sure children arriving in the state are well taken care of, are properly resettled and have their civil rights represented. Nielsen was heckled at a restaurant Tuesday evening and has faced protesters at her home. One official said it was the Justice Department that generated the legal strategy that is codified in the working executive order, and disputed the notion that Homeland Security was involved in drawing up the document.

by | June 23, 2018 | 00:29

It was learnt that the clergyman was obviously irritated at the loud noise by the child during the baptism, and raised his voice over the baby's crying, apparently speaking directly to the child. One user translated the footage into English and claimed the priest was explaining he would pour water on the child's forehead, saying: "He'll have become a little Christian".

by | June 22, 2018 | 02:41

The Trump administration still faces legal challenges because of a court order that put a 20-day cap on how long immigration authorities may detain minors, and trigger fresh criticism of Trump's hardline immigration policies, which were central to his 2016 election campaign and now his presidency.

by | June 22, 2018 | 02:26

North Korea typically holds mass rallies to promote anti-U.S. sentiment and also releases new stamps on June 25 marking the beginning of "Struggle Against US Imperialism Month", which lasts until July 27. The last time North Korea turned over remains was in 2007, when Bill Richardson, a former United Nations ambassador and New Mexico governor, secured the return of six sets.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:20

Authorities have deployed rescue vessels and the search is ongoing, but bad weather is hindering the operation. Indonesian rescuers are searching for more than 100 people missing after a ferry sank on a lake in Sumatra. Spokesperson of the National Disaster Mitigation Agency of Indonesia Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said that the KM Sinar Bangun boat sank at about 5:30 p.m.as it sailed from Samosir, a volcanic island in the middle of Lake Toba to Parapat town.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:05

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley , went to Washington to announce the decision alongside Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. "The US has once again brought a powerful blow to its own human rights reputation by demonstrating its disregard for the United Nations and its bodies", Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a briefing in Moscow .

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:38

A crowd raised a banner saying "Macedonia is Greek" and tried to break a police cordon. Addressing the plenary shortly before the vote Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras defended the agreement his government struck with Skopje on Tuesday as a best compromise to a long lasting dispute after marathon UN-mediated negotiations.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:27

The men were shot as they left an internet cafe in the southeastern part of the southern Swedish city on Monday evening. A police spokesman told AFP that the possibility of a terrorist link to the attack had been discounted. Malmo is located in the south west of Sweden and is the first port of entry for those travelling across the Oresund Bridge from Denmark. "Things move fast when criminal networks start shooting each other".

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:04

The area around Volgograd is known for its swamps and wide rivers, the flawless breeding ground for insects during the hot and dry summer in the Russian south. Aliou Cisse, who captained the side which Metsu famously fired up to stun defending champions France 1-0 in Seoul in their opening game, said he was thinking of his mentor.

by | June 19, 2018 | 15:01

In return, Trump said he would stop joint military drills with South Korea , long seen as a provocation by Pyongyang and Beijing . Those exercises usually involve troops, warplanes, ships and other military weapons from US bases around the world.

by | June 19, 2018 | 14:44

Trump's former chief strategist said Republicans would face steep consequences for pushing the compromise bill because it provides a path to citizenship for young "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. Even House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., who is an immigration hard-liner, told NPR's Mary Louise Kelly in an interview Monday for All Things Considered that he backs the changes to the administration's policy in the compromise bill.

by | June 18, 2018 | 02:31

The Democrat leading the charge to take unseat Sen. Nearly two weeks ago, Senator Jeff Merkley made public a video that showed him being forbidden from entering the Brownsville facility in Texas where immigrant children are detained while their parents wait to face a federal judge.

by | June 17, 2018 | 03:06

Sanders plans to leave at the end of the year, according to CBS . In response, CBS stated that "when reached Wednesday evening, both ( Sanders and Shah) declined to comment on the record". "I can tell you that I show up here everyday". "I know it wasn't something that was high on the priority list in the previous administration, but it is on ours, we're a country of law and order, and we're enforcing the law and protecting our borders".

by | June 17, 2018 | 02:18

The campaign-season tumult erupted as GOP leaders put finishing touches on a pair of Republican bills: a hard-right proposal and a middle-ground plan negotiated by the party's conservative and moderate wings, with White House input. He then said he "certainly wouldn't sign the more moderate one", which is a House bill that would provide $25 billion in additional funding for a border wall and legal status for migrants who crossed the border illegally as children, including a path to ...

by | June 17, 2018 | 01:48

April 30, 2018. Sessions spoke at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pennsylvania. And Trump took it one step further, barreling out of the White House Friday for an unannounced, early-morning television interview that turned into a almost hour-long freewheeling give-and-take with reporters, during which he returned time and again to assert that report had exonerated him amid Mueller's ongoing probe into Russian election interference.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:02

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the District of Columbia, who ordered the incarceration Friday, said she had chose to take this step because less drastic measures would have been insufficient. The bottom line, as The New York Times reported in 2012, is that while the technique might be effective in some limited scenarios, like hiding emails with a secret paramour from a suspicious spouse, it's not likely to keep government investigators armed with warrants at bay.

by | June 16, 2018 | 18:00

The US military said on Thursday it had carried out a strike aimed at a senior militant figure in Kunar province, and one US official said the target was believed to be Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah. The Pakistani Taliban have not yet confirmed the killing of their leader but a commander of TTP, a conglomerate of at least 30 Pakistani militant groups, was trying to get information from their fighters in the region.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:52

Meanwhile, sighting of moon has been reported in Kerala and Bhatkal where Chief Qazi has decalred Eid al Fitr tomorrow i.e. Friday. The sighting of the moon signals the end of the holy month of Ramadan - when Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset - and the start of the month of Shawwal.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:44

The migrant rescue ship that was rejected by the Italian government has been rerouted on its way to Spain because of bad weather. Earlier in the day, the Italian Foreign Ministry said it had summoned the French ambassador to complain that the French comments about the Aquarius were "unacceptable".

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:41

If Shah does decide to leave, the article said it is unclear when that might be. Neither Sanders nor Shah responded to repeated requests for comment before this story was published. "I love my job and am honored to work for @ POTUS ". Numerous staffers have left in recent months, including Communications Director Hope Hicks, assistant press secretary Natalie Strom and director of White House message strategy Cliff Sims.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:33

John HIckenlooper said in a statement. Winds out of the west are expected to gust to 25 miles per hour. A wildfire erupted Tuesday in an area of Colorado known for its ski resorts, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,300 homes and marking the latest in a series of blazes that have ignited in the drought-stricken U.S.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:34

While Cohen could receive a pardon for any federal crimes from Trump, he could still be prosecuted on the state level. "Now it may be happening", he said . Avenatti set up the crowdfunding site on crowdjustice.com to help bankroll the defense of the porn star who claims she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006 and wants relief from a nondisclosure agreement.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:32

Arrington has attacked Sanford from the right, painting him as disloyal to Trump. Arrington criticized Sanford, a frequent critic of Trump's, for being insufficiently loyal to the White House. "He is better off in Argentina", the president wrote. What's more , the tweets contradict Trump's own comments during a Tuesday news conference in Singapore, during which he acknowledged inking a final deal is months and several rounds of negotiations away - which he described as an "arduous" ...

by | June 14, 2018 | 07:54

Earlier in the day, the two leaders arrived at the hotel along with their respective motorcades. "We will be tremendously successful", Trump said before their private session. Mr. Trump appeared optimistic about Kim's intentions to hold up his end of the agreement signed in Singapore , saying the dictator "really wants to do something I think terrific for their country".