German interior minister 'offers to resign' over migrants

Over recent days, speculation had focused on the possibility of Merkel firing Seehofer if he went ahead unilaterally with his plan. But other party bosses refused to accept his departure and kept strategy talks going until the early hours. More..

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The next Trump-Kim summit could be in New York City
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

The next Trump-Kim summit could be in New York City

The assessment comes just days after a report from 38 North , a website specializing in analysis of the rogue nation, that stated North Korea was making improvements to the Yongbyon facility. USA intellige...More..

Off the coast of Libya sank the boat with 120 migrants
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Off the coast of Libya sank the boat with 120 migrants

Around 120 migrants were aboard the inflatable craft when it ran into trouble, according to survivors taken to Al-Hmidiya, east of the capital Tripoli. "I saw people die: babies, children, women, men", he sa...More..

Turkey's main opposition candidate warns against possible fraud in elections
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Turkey's main opposition candidate warns against possible fraud in elections

The president imposed emergency two years ago in the wake of the 2016 failed coup. The vote has also ushered in an executive presidency system giving Mr Erdogan sweeping new powers. He was followed by Selah...More..

French murderer busts out of prison - in a chopper
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

French murderer busts out of prison - in a chopper

The 46-year-old career thief escaped Reau prison by helicopter in a daylight break, authorities said. On Sunday morning, three men armed with AK-47s landed a helicopter in the Réau prison courtyard, disabled ...More..

Syrian Offensive Uprooted 120,000 People So Far, U.N. Warns of Catastrophe
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Syrian Offensive Uprooted 120,000 People So Far, U.N. Warns of Catastrophe

A rebel official said opposition front lines had collapsed. United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called on all sides in the conflict to end the escalating violence in Daraa and avoid a ...More..

Video shows suspect in deadly newsroom shooting being led out by police
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Video shows suspect in deadly newsroom shooting being led out by police

Although he has stopped short of encouraging direct violence against the media, Trump has incited his supporters to verbally harass members of the media at his rallies, and has repeatedly attacked journalists a...More..

by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Trump gets prank called by comedian while on Air Force One

After being rebuffed under his own name, Melendez tried again, this time using a fake British accent and claiming to be an assistant to Senator Menendez. I mean, look, you've got 60 percent of the country, they...More..

Pro-Trump Demonstrators Say They Were Threatened LA Rally
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Pro-Trump Demonstrators Say They Were Threatened LA Rally

Several celebrities joined the rallies, including singer-songwriter John Legend, who sang his song "Preach" at a demonstration in Los Angeles, veteran singer Cher who encouraged people to vote in November, actr...More..

Rallies today throughout the Bay Area protesting separation of families
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Rallies today throughout the Bay Area protesting separation of families

Rep. Maxine Waters delivered a strong speech in front of the large crowd of tens of thousands, calling for President Donald Trump's impeachment and responding to the death threats made against her . "ICE (Im...More..

The NRA Seems Terrified Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In New Video
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

The NRA Seems Terrified Of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez In New Video

Crowley was widely regarded as a possible successor to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco, but Thompson noted that Tom Foley, a former House speaker who represented Washington's fifth district for ...More..

Mnuchin Calls Threats To Leave World Trade Org An 'Exaggeration'
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Mnuchin Calls Threats To Leave World Trade Org An 'Exaggeration'

Axios reported earlier on Friday, citing people who were involved in discussions with the President , that Mr. Trump frequently told advisers he wanted the United States to quit the WTO , a move with pot...More..

President Trump attacks Democrats over increasing calls to abolish ICE
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

President Trump attacks Democrats over increasing calls to abolish ICE

Many anti-Trump activists, who are driving the Twitter hashtag #abolishICE, have celebrated the moves by Gillibrand, Harris and others. Fueling its sudden ascent have been a series of recent shocks to the sy...More..

5 killed in targeted attack on U.S. newspaper after social media threats
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

5 killed in targeted attack on U.S. newspaper after social media threats

In a subsequent interview with the Baltimore Sun , Davis said the scene was " like a war zone " and said the reporters remained under their desks after the gunfire stopped. Officials also released the names of...More..

United Nations gives cautious nod to European Union deal on migrants
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

United Nations gives cautious nod to European Union deal on migrants

Although the traffic has slowed in recent years, there are still daily stories of disasters as migrants make the perilous crossing from Africa to Europe. Without a deal "we would no longer be able to share real...More..

Canada 'will not back down' over USA metals tariffs
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Canada 'will not back down' over USA metals tariffs

Carmakers get parts from all over the world and ship their product all over the world, meaning they are very susceptible to price fluctuations that put kinks in their supply chains, the Times points out. The ...More..

Indian police find 11 bodies in village house in mysterious circumstances
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Indian police find 11 bodies in village house in mysterious circumstances

Ten bodies were found hanging and blindfolded, while a 75-year-old woman's body was found on the floor, the police was quoted as saying by PTI . The family ran a grocery shop and plywood business out of thei...More..

Our Favorite Signs From the Families Belong Together Marches
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Our Favorite Signs From the Families Belong Together Marches

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) tweeted that she was also arrested. Jayapal said she was "moved" by the family stories shared by the women . In a written statement , the Capitol Police said around 57...More..

Maryland Among 17 States Suing Over Family Separations
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Maryland Among 17 States Suing Over Family Separations

But, on Tuesday a federal judge in San Diego ruled that immigration officials have 30 days to reunite all children under five-years-old with their parents. This meant that under USA law, the children could ...More..

Thieves Compromise Bank Account of Richard Overton, America’s Oldest Living Vet
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Thieves Compromise Bank Account of Richard Overton, America’s Oldest Living Vet

Fortunately, Overton's compromised account was not connected to the GoFundMe campaign that was setup to help pay for 24/7 care in his home. "I don't know how they got his social security number and how they g...More..

Wave of protests in United States over separation of migrant children
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Wave of protests in United States over separation of migrant children

The original zero-tolerance policy by the Trump administration required authorities to arrest and detain anyone crossing the Mexico-US border illegally. Mothers, fathers, children, and humans on the right sid...More..

Morning after mass shooting, Capital Gazette publishes Friday edition
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Morning after mass shooting, Capital Gazette publishes Friday edition

According to the Washington Post , Ramos, 38, has been charged with five counts of murder . He was held without bail. State's attorney Wes Adams said the judge's finding that Ramos is a danger to soci...More..

Melania Trump leaves controversial coat at home to visit detention facility
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

Melania Trump leaves controversial coat at home to visit detention facility

Trump "shares her opinions and thoughts about family unification with the president directly and that he supported and urged her to make today's trip". Protesters greeted first lady Melania Trump in Phoeni...More..

Immigration protests: Thousands rally to condemn Trump policies
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Immigration protests: Thousands rally to condemn Trump policies

The protests are aimed at the separation of detained migrants from their children and other immigration policy issues. He bowed to public pressure after weeks of domestic and global outrage. During their si...More..

Putin Summit Set for July 16 in Helsinki, Finland
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Putin Summit Set for July 16 in Helsinki, Finland

According to the Kremlin press service, Putin and Trump will discuss "the current state and prospects for the further development of Russian-American relations, as well as current issues on the worldwide agenda...More..

Kennedy's retirement 'will drastically change the energy' of Supreme Court: Clerk
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Kennedy's retirement 'will drastically change the energy' of Supreme Court: Clerk

Supreme Court justices often posed a simple question when unsure of how to rule in a case: What would Justice Anthony Kennedy do? "We have great people. Usually they don't say that". Eastern time and that ...More..

Kirsten Gillibrand becomes first senator to call for abolishing ICE
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Kirsten Gillibrand becomes first senator to call for abolishing ICE

Seven protesters who were blocking entrances were charged with misdemeanors for failing to comply with directions given by law enforcement officers, according to the U.S. As overseen by the Trump administration...More..

President Trump Holds Rally in North Dakota
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

President Trump Holds Rally in North Dakota

But Wednesday night, the president made clear that has changed in a major way. President Donald Trump has urged North Dakota voters to defeat "liberal Democrat " Sen. It got to the point this month that C...More..

North and South Korea begin consultations on linking their motor roads - Yonhap
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

North and South Korea begin consultations on linking their motor roads - Yonhap

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington D.C. Ultimately, 38 North's analysis of these images provides a ...More..

Canada announces final list of retaliatory tariffs
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Canada announces final list of retaliatory tariffs

Retaliatory tariffs on C$16.6bn worth of U.S. products are due to come into effect on 1 July. The final retaliatory tariff list spells out more than 100 steel products that are being hit with a 25 per ce...More..