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A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party

WASHINGTON — The lack of widespread Republican condemnation of President Trump for his comments about four Democratic congresswomen of color illustrated both the tightening stranglehold Mr. Trump has on his party and the belief of many Republicans that an attack on progressivism should in fact be a central element of the 2020 campaign. While a smattering

Asylum officers receive last-minute guidance on implementing sweeping border policy change

Asylum officers receive last-minute guidance on implementing sweeping border policy change

Just hours before a new rule was scheduled to take effect Tuesday that would essentially end asylum at the U.S. southern border, the Trump administration started giving officers guidance on how to carry out a radically changed U.S. immigration policy. The Times late Monday obtained internal memos detailing how to implement the sweeping changes, including

‘US is Always Welcome for Negotiations’ - Iranian FM Zarif

‘US is Always Welcome for Negotiations’ - Iranian FM Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday that Washington is always welcome to continue negotiations with Tehran, but it must lift the re-imposed sanctions first, NBC News report says. "Once those sanctions are lifted, then ... the room for negotiation is wide open," says Zarif, who is currently on a visit to New York for a United Nations

Erdogan hails Russian S-400 delivery, wants to ‘go much further’ and make weapons with Russia

Erdogan hails Russian S-400 delivery, wants to ‘go much further’ and make weapons with Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has celebrated the arrival in Turkey of the Russian S-400 air defense system, despite the threat of US sanctions, and stated that he wishes to co-produce weapons with Russia in the future. Speaking in Ankara on Monday –on the third anniversary of a failed coup attempt against him– Erdogan promised that the newly-acquired

Boris Johnson Jokes Amber Rudd Should Win Love Island as People Cheer for Her Namesake

Boris Johnson Jokes Amber Rudd Should Win Love Island as People Cheer for Her Namesake

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister, has joked that Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd should win reality TV hit Love Island. At the final head-to-head Tory leadership debate on Monday, Boris Johnson and his rival Jeremy Hunt were asked who should win and take the £50,000 ($62,000) cash prize. While Hunt acknowledged

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive

Von der Leyen faces crucial vote in quest to lead EU executive

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen faces a make-or-break vote on Tuesday in her quest to be the European Commission’s first female leader, and a raft of promises made the previous day may help her win over skeptical European Union socialist and liberal lawmakers. To appease them, von der Leyen pledged more ambitious carbon dioxide

'Scary Person': US Prosecutors Detail Assets of Accused Child Sex Trafficker Epstein - Reports

'Scary Person': US Prosecutors Detail Assets of Accused Child Sex Trafficker Epstein - Reports

According to the newly unsealed court documents, cited by Reuters, CNBC and Fox News, Jeffrey Epstein, 66, a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, has a lot of money in cash and even more in hedge funds, private equity plays and real estate. In particular, the document, filed by Epstein’s defence lawyers and unsealed Monday, shows

Alan Turing, codebreaker and mathematician, to be face of Britain's new 50 pound note

Alan Turing, codebreaker and mathematician, to be face of Britain's new 50 pound note

CLOSE Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, speaks in front of the concept design for the new Bank of England fifty pound banknote, featuring mathematician and scientist Alan Turing, during the presentation at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, north-west England on July 15, 2019. (Photo: Oli Scarff, AFP/Getty Images) Alan Turing,

‘Nobody Opened the Door’: Neighbors Rally During an ICE Raid in Houston

‘Nobody Opened the Door’: Neighbors Rally During an ICE Raid in Houston

HOUSTON — The immigration raid early Monday morning at the El Paraiso Apartments in Houston was not exactly a major victory for immigration enforcement. It was foiled, in part, by 19-year-old Kaylin Garcia. Shortly before 7 a.m. Monday, Ms. Garcia was sitting in her car near her family’s apartment, in a largely Hispanic section of southwest Houston

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage

DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia’s Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings. There were no reports of casualties and no tsunami warning issued