Trump ditches Obama guidelines which told colleges to consider applicants' race

The policy was set forth in order to promote diversity on college campuses, but the Trump administration suggests institutions should use "race-blind admission standards". The department, for instance, sided this year with Asian-American plaintiffs w... More..

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Dutch Prime Minister Not Playing Trump's Game
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Dutch Prime Minister Not Playing Trump's Game

The prime minister said he agreed "one thousand per cent" with Trump's view that European should pay a greater share of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation budget. Trump said, talking on behalf of his Dutch ...More..

Putin, Donald Trump may meet without aides in Helsinki
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Putin, Donald Trump may meet without aides in Helsinki

Relations between Russia and the USA have sunk to their lowest point in decades amid U.S. sanctions over alleged Russian meddling in the United States election and Russia's actions in Ukraine. "You do not want ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Experts see risks in USA plan to dismantle NKorea's nukes

Meanwhile, during an appearance on CBS's Face the Nation program on Sunday, Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton , said that most of Kim's weapons of mass destruction could be dismantled "...More..

Notorious thief flees French jail by helicopter: Prison authority
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Notorious thief flees French jail by helicopter: Prison authority

Two gunmen jumped from the helicopter to free Faid from the visitors' room where he was meeting one of his brothers before escaping in the helicopter, she said. Faid, 46, has been serving a 25-year sentence for...More..

Suspect arrested after shooting outside Kan. elementary school
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Suspect arrested after shooting outside Kan. elementary school

The Overland Park Police Dept . says the shooting happened at Sunrise Elementary in the 15800 block of Linden Street, in the Blue Valley school district. The company was installing synthetic turf at the playgr...More..

Rebels, Russia pursue talks over battered south Syria: monitor
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Rebels, Russia pursue talks over battered south Syria: monitor

Washington has told rebels not to expect military support against the assault. The chief Syrian opposition negotiator Nasr Al Hariri has decried "US silence" over the offensive and said only a "malicious deal...More..

Putin and Trump Will Not Discuss Crimea, Kremlin Says
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Putin and Trump Will Not Discuss Crimea, Kremlin Says

The Obama administration, along with the European Union and individual allied countries, imposed sanctions on Russian Federation over Crimea, and even members of Trump's Cabinet have said they will not be lifte...More..

British Ministers Rehearse For Queen's Death in Secret
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

British Ministers Rehearse For Queen's Death in Secret

Mindful of the sensitivity of any statement regarding the 92-year-old monarch's well-being, royal aides underlined she was suffering from nothing more serious than a summer cold - adding for further reassurance...More..

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Stonewalls On Abortion Questions For SCOTUS Nominee
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Stonewalls On Abortion Questions For SCOTUS Nominee

Democratic activists are demanding that their party's senators pull out all the stops to vote down President Donald Trump's eventual nominee, especially if there is any chance that said nominee might vote to ...More..

Trump interviews with possible Supreme Court nominees begin
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Trump interviews with possible Supreme Court nominees begin

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared Monday that abortion rights are hanging in the balance. And while several Republican-led states have passed aggressive regulations and would likely be emboldened...More..

Bridge collapses near Mumbai`s Andheri station, local train services
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Bridge collapses near Mumbai`s Andheri station, local train services

At least five people who were injured are being treated in Cooper hospital. "Fire brigade, Mumbai police and ward staff have rushed to the spot", said the official adding no casualty was reported so far. The ...More..

Survivors of deadly tour boat explosion airlifted to the US
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Survivors of deadly tour boat explosion airlifted to the US

With the support of the family, we have launched a GoFundMe page , in hopes to raise $50,000.00. The Schaffer family is from Rutland, Vermont. "Your prayers, as always, are needed and appreciated". In his Face...More..

Russia Must Be Proud of Meddling
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Russia Must Be Proud of Meddling

The president was speaking with Mario Bartiromo on " Sunday Morning Futures " on Fox News when she asked if he'd speak to Putin about allegations the Russians have interfered in American elections. Trump merely...More..

The Woman Harassed by the Capital Gazette Shooter Felt ‘Traumatized and Terrorized’
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The Woman Harassed by the Capital Gazette Shooter Felt ‘Traumatized and Terrorized’

Cuomo acknowledged that this thesis makes Trump sound "extraordinarily petty and callous", but he also noted that the president continues to mock Sen. Some of the greatest people I know are reporters, and peo...More..

Malaysia Summons 'Wolf of Wall Street' Producer for 1MDB Probe
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Malaysia Summons 'Wolf of Wall Street' Producer for 1MDB Probe

Police say they recovered $273m in luxury goods and cash . Malaysia's anti-graft agency confirmed the arrest, according to Malaysian state news agency Bernama . Malaysia's 1MDB task force is moving quickly...More..

Amazon Prime Day 2018 announced for July 16 - 17
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Amazon Prime Day 2018 announced for July 16 - 17

Amazon Prime Day is kind of a big deal. Before the Prime Day launch, the online retailer will be rolling out lightning deals in the week leading up to the main event. Amazon Prime services have only jus...More..

Probe team visits crash site
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Probe team visits crash site

The Uttar Pradesh government had bought the 12-seater in 1995 for the state's top dignitaries including chief ministers. A two-member team of the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB), which comes under...More..

Woman declared dead after auto crash found alive in mortuary fridge
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Woman declared dead after auto crash found alive in mortuary fridge

The woman, who has not been named, was one of three people involved in a auto roll over near Johannesburg on June 24, South African newspaper The Sowetan reports. "Paramedics are trained to determine death,...More..

Immigration protests today: Trump immigration policies protested in many U.S. cities today
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Immigration protests today: Trump immigration policies protested in many U.S. cities today

Growing political pressure forced President Donald Trump to end the separation policy on June 20 when he signed an executive order that reversed the decision and ordered immigration officers to detain mig...More..

Thai cave boys to get 4 months' food and learn to dive
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Thai cave boys to get 4 months' food and learn to dive

Flooding trapped them after they entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai on June 23. The chief organiser of the successful search for 12 boys and their football coach said Tuesday that discussi...More..

Trump allies Gingrich, Giuliani push for regime change at Free Iran conference
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Trump allies Gingrich, Giuliani push for regime change at Free Iran conference

Trump has ramped up pressure on USA allies to cut off purchases of Iranian oil, which accounts for 60 percent of the Islamic Republic's income. Iran says this level of cuts will never happen. The U.S. withdra...More..

German Minister Offers To Step Down Over Merkel's Handling Of Migrants
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

German Minister Offers To Step Down Over Merkel's Handling Of Migrants

Seehofer , who has demanded that Merkel toughen her open-doors refugee policy, told colleagues on Sunday that in spite of the measures agreed with European Union leaders, he saw no alternative to turning some...More..

Trump Wants North Korea to Denuclearize in a Year
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Trump Wants North Korea to Denuclearize in a Year

Kim asked Xi to help ease the sanctions that have crippled North Korea's economy, and urged China to back Pyongyang in its denuclearization talks with Washington , the report said. "One can argue that th...More..

Northern California wildfire grows by more than 10000 acres
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Northern California wildfire grows by more than 10000 acres

One evacuation center was originally established at the Guinda Grange Hall. The rapidly growing blaze is 3 percent contained, Cal Fire says. This slideshow requires JavaScript. What caused the fire is bei...More..

Redoine Faid: French convict helped to freedom by drones
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Redoine Faid: French convict helped to freedom by drones

Sunday's escape was not the first time that Faid had pulled off a dramatic prison break. The helicopter that extracted Faid yesterday flew right across the Paris region from the jail to the south-east of th...More..

Maharashtra Police rescue family attacked on suspicion of being child kidnappers
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Maharashtra Police rescue family attacked on suspicion of being child kidnappers

The victims, who hailed from Parbhani district in Maharashtra, were, however, rescued by the police, which had to resort to lathi charge to control the situation. "Five were killed in the mob fury ", police ...More..

German Interior minister drops resignation threat over migration
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

German Interior minister drops resignation threat over migration

In this file photo taken on April 14, 2016, German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) and then Bavarian state premier and leader of the conservative Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer give a press conf...More..

Canada imposes retaliatory tariffs on $12.5B of US goods
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Canada imposes retaliatory tariffs on $12.5B of US goods

As temperatures and tensions increase, the measures targeting Can$16.6 billion (US$12.6 billion) in U.S. steel, aluminum and consumer goods will take effect on Sunday, when Canadians celebrate a national holida...More..

Bali: Volcano activity weakens, worldwide airport reopens
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Bali: Volcano activity weakens, worldwide airport reopens

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said almost 450 flights were cancelled, affecting some 75,000 people. The Mount Agung volcano began shooting ash 2,000 metres into the air on Thursday. "So we've had ...More..

The moment a boys soccer team was found alive in a cave
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The moment a boys soccer team was found alive in a cave

Captain Jessica Tait from the US Air Force's rescue support team said there were "lots of challenges" throughout the search but that the effort had brought the country together. "I am not sure they can eat as t...More..

U.S. intelligence believes North Korea upping nuclear fuel production
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

U.S. intelligence believes North Korea upping nuclear fuel production

But U.S. officials said the news of continued fuel production means the Kim regime is likely positioning itself to wring every concession it can out of the Trump administration while still clinging to its nucle...More..

Melania Trump Says 'How Are You?, Greets Children At Migrant Center
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Melania Trump Says 'How Are You?, Greets Children At Migrant Center

Mexico border illegally, The Boston Globe reports. Despite the camera-ready nature of the events, some of the images were bleak: a cell block, doors open at the time, where minors are sorted into "Families"...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Trump says he’s interviewed four Supreme Court candidates

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) said on Sunday that he did not think Roe v. Wade , the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion across the country, should be overturned without a "good reason". "B...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest person suspected of planning terrorist attack in Cleveland
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrest person suspected of planning terrorist attack in Cleveland

There are no court records listing an attorney for Pitts, who lives in the Cleveland area and was arrested Sunday. "He also wanted us to be scared to gather in public places". Anthony said that Pitts ended up...More..