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Pawnee fire in Lake County grows to 8200 acres

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A mandatory evacuation order remained in place for thousands of residents in the Spring Valley community. Cal Fire says they are consulting with Bureau of Land Management experts about all the mines in the area. The latest evacuation information can be found here. However, according to Cal Fire, "New Long Valley Road is closed at Highway 20, Old Long Valley Road is closed at Highway 20". Read More »

28-year-old socialist upsets 10-term Congressman in NY Democratic primary

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Shed rallied at Standing Rock, the site of Native American protests against a natural gas pipeline that would cut through their North Dakota land. Ferguson said the Democratic party won the majority of American votes in 2016 for a reason, and it shouldn't stray too far from the mainstream if it wants to maintain that majority. Read More »

Migration on agenda at European Union summit in Brussels

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The leaders of 16 countries survived the "frank talk" of an emergency meeting on immigration and emerged with a veneer of common objective Sunday as the European Union enters a potentially vital week for its unity. Meanwhile, Italy reportedly rejected the request of another, Proactiva, to rescue several migrant boats in apparent distress, passing on the burden to the Libyan coast guard. Read More »

Trump Responds to Kennedy’s Retirement: We’ll Begin Search for New Justice ‘Immediately’

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Mr Trump said Justice Kennedy had great vision and heart and said he would begin a search immediately for a new justice, with a list of 25 candidates. They also look at the political ramifications of Kennedy's retirement and how lawmakers are responding to the news. Kennedy was appointed by Ronald Reagan, and has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, gay rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights . Read More »

Stop the presses: Supreme Court Anthony Kennedy is retiring

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That could potentially spell a historic swing to the right for the court, which exerts a deep and far-ranging influence on American life. For years, he has infuriated conservatives with decisions striking down prayer at public school graduations and upholding abortion rights - and exasperated liberals with decisions on affirmative action and campaign finance laws. Read More »

Thousands march and dance in New York's Gay Pride parade

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The NYC Pride Parade has wrapped up, but the party is just starting. Organizers say as many as 1 million people are expected to turn out for the 48th annual event. "I am wearing this because of what is happening with the police and what has come to light with the Bruce McArthur charges". Everyone from dignitaries to organizers and spectators said the recent tensions weren't far from their minds. Read More »

Arabs Pressure Abbas to Accept Trump's 'Deal of the Century'

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Palestinian officials, who want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state, accused Kushner of trying to undermine Abbas and what they described as their leader's moderate camp. The White House has sought to tamp down reports that the plan is heavily pro-Israeli or that it will seek to divide Gaza from the West Bank. On Friday, a few thousand Palestinians took part in clashes along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel for a thirteenth consecutive week, with the Gaza health ... Read More »

Mattis Expects N Korea To Return Us Servicemen Remains Soon

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North Korea and the USA fought in the 1950-53 Korean War and the remains of thousands of American soldiers are still believed to be buried on the northern side of the peninsula. Referring to Trump's decision to suspend U.S. military exercises in the region, Pompeo said that "the President was clear". On Monday, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said defense officials would only speak to military-related aspects of negotiations on North Korea and that there was "no specific timeline" for the ... Read More »

Oakland dispensary pulls products over 'Permit Patty' viral video

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Alison Ettel has been nicknamed " Permit Patty " and has been trending on Twitter after the girl's cousin posted a video of Ettel hiding behind a sidewalk planter while on her cell phone. But the girl's mother, Erin Austin , denies that version of the incident. "Please don't make me sound frightful". Ms Ettels sells cannabis-laced treats for animals who suffer "anxiety issues", allegedly without a permit herself. Read More »

Cardi B Donates $8000 to Family of Boy Murdered in The Bronx

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Law enforcement have arrested multiple gang members in connection to the brutal slaying. ABC 7 NY reports the family has now called for a boycott of the corner store. A GoFundMe page has been set up by Guzman-Feliz' family to help with funeral costs and other financial difficulties. Chief Shea believes people became " disgusted by what they saw" and made a decision to bring justice to Junior and his family. Read More »

Colbert Mocks Melania Trump's Jacket

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The text on the back of the jacket - " I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U? " - was an odd choice for a visit to a Texas detention center housing immigrant children. In a brazen move, however, she changed back into the jacket upon landing back in Maryland later in the afternoon, overlooking the swift criticism and the fact that the temperature was 81 degrees. Read More »

New Zealand PM Ardern names newborn daughter Neve, leaves hospital

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The name "Neve" was chosen for their daughter because it means " bright and radiant ". Aroha means "love" in Maori , while Mt Te Aroha is a 952-metre mountain in the Kaimai Range, on New Zealand's North Island. The pregnancy news late a year ago came as a surprise to Ms Ardern, who then had to simultaneously deal with both intense negotiations to form a government and morning sickness. Read More »

Candidates campaign in final hours before Turkey elections

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Erdogan has concentrated enormous powers in his hands. Erdogan urged citizens to vote and listed the hospitals and transportation infrastructure as proof of his leadership. The votes of Turkey's Kurdish minority will be especially crucial in the parliamentary poll. Erdogan won the last presidential election in 2014 after completing two terms as prime minister. Read More »

Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli leader, charged with fraud

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The indictment alleging "systematic fraud" was filed Thursday in Jerusalem Magistrate's Court. According to the investigation, from September 2010 to March 2013, she ordered food in restaurants for the Prime Minister's residence, although it worked as a chef, and the rules forbid you to order a meal in the presence of a regular cook. Read More »

After giving birth, New Zealand leader craves mac-n-cheese

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Ahh it's all so bloody nice. In the United States, several politicians have made headlines for their pregnancies in recent years, including Sarah Palin, who as governor of Alaska delivered a baby in 2008, and Sen. "Young women are very excited about it because, in a sense, it validates their desire to have both a career and a family". Jennifer Curtin, a professor of politics at the University of Auckland, said there was symbolic importance in Ms Ardern giving birth as it showed political ... Read More »

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion murder case

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Deputies arrested Dedrick Williams on Wednesday, but they are searching for two others. A rep confirmed to Entertainment Tonight there will be an open casket viewing at the event for the 20-year-old musician, who was shot while shopping for motorcycles in South Florida . Read More »

United States prepares coffins for Korean War remains

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U.S. Forces Korea said in a statement later in the day that 100 wooden "temporary transit cases" built in Seoul were sent to the Joint Security Area at the border as part of preparations to "receive and transport remains in a dignified manner when we get the call to do so". Read More »

NOT ENOUGH: Democrats Issue NEW DEMANDS After Trump’s Executive Order

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Customs and Border Protection who said border patrol agents have been told to stop sending the parents to federal courthouses to face criminal charges. lawmakers were to begin voting on a pair of immigration bills in the House of Representatives, including one that directly addresses the family separation issue. Read More »

Online storm over Melania Trump's 'I don't care' jacket

In a subsequent tweet , Grisham said the visit impacted the first lady "greatly". Critics assumed that she was making a statement about the immigrant children who were separated from their families. US First Lady Melania Trump said she wanted to see for herself what efforts are being made to resolve the family separation crisis on the US border. Read More »

Likening US policy on migrant children to Nazis an 'exaggeration': attorney general

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In WW II we locked up Japanese families who were productive citizens in our country. "So yes, hopefully, people will get the message and come through the border at the port of entry and not break across the border unlawfully". Most of the people who signed the letter urging Yoder to stop the separation are state lawmakers or local officials. Sessions went on to justify the policy by pointing out that the administration wants to allow asylum for people who genuinely need it, but that he ... Read More »

North Korean missile site Trump says Kim pledged to destroy identified

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Successive US administrations, including Trump's, have instead stated their ultimate policy goal is the complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. security guarantees, the UK's Guardian reported . Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said last week that relief from sanctions would come only after complete denuclearization and that he expected to travel to Pyongyang for discussions "before too terribly long". Read More »

Syria condemns Turkish, US presence around Manbij

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Turkish soldiers began entering the outskirts of YPG-held Manbij on Monday "to provide security and assure peace in the town" as part of an agreement with the United States. "On the Manbij side there are Manbij military council and coalition forces doing patrols", Muhammad Abu Adel told Reuters, adding that Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies were patrolling the other side. Read More »

Immigration: Hear crying children separated from parents at US-Mexico border

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The children on the audio, estimated to be between 4 and 10 years old, sobbed throughout the almost eight-minute tape that was recorded last week inside a U.S. She told ProPublica the person who made the recording was a client of hers who asked to remain anonymous because that person feared retribution. A young boy can be heard crying, repeatedly crying for his "Papa". Read More »

Kim meets Xi in Beijing after S'pore summit

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US President Donald Trump met with Kim at a historic summit last week in Singapore . Kim's third trip to China in three months was a sign the two nations still get along and that even though China was not involved in the Kim-Tump summit it is still influential. Read More »

The new cover of TIME forces Donald Trump to face immigrant children

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The Trump administration's policy that effectively separated families crossing the U.S. border has held up a big, glaring mirror to America's moral character. They were promptly apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and relocated to a processing centre. The photographer who snapped the now-iconic shot of the little Honduran girl told Time about the scene. Read More »

Germany tells Trump to stop lying about their crime rate

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At the centre of the showdown between Merkel and Seehofer, who are bitter rivals after the chancellor's decision to allow nearly a million refugees into Germany three summers ago, is disagreement over whether to allow those who have already registered in another European Union country entry to Germany. Read More »

Ferry sinks in Sumatra, dozens missing

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Maher Tamba, an official with the local disaster agency, said at least half a dozen vessels were searching for survivors. "We believe there was a waterspout that generated strong winds and waves that destabilized the boat and caused a panic", he told reporters. Read More »

Trump Signs Order to End Family Separation Policy

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The children are put into the custody of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with the aim of keeping them as close to their parents as possible and reuniting the family after the case goes through the courts, said Steven Wagner, an acting assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services. Read More »