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Ramos had accused one of the Capital Gazette's newspapers , The Capital , of defamation for reporting on his guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge of harassing a female acquaintance online. But real news of what's going on and what's important in many American neighborhoods still comes from small community newspapers, and many of them are thriving while the major dailies are, to admit to one man's assessment, failing.
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    Trump says Putin summit likely in July, Europe

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    Bolton noted that " President Trump feels very strongly on that subject". "So maybe something positive will come out of it", Trump said. "I've said from day one, getting along with Russian Federation and with China and with everybody is a very good thing".
  • Trump and the Supreme Court: What you need to know

    Trump and the Supreme Court: What you need to know

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    A Republican appointee, he has held the key vote on such high-profile issues as abortion, affirmative action, gay rights, guns, campaign finance and voting rights. "We need intellect. We need so many things", Trump said. "For anybody who has a non-immigrant visa who is here - even someone with a green card - I would not recommend that they leave right now", she said.
  • Capitol Police Arrest About 575 Protesters at Senate Office Building

    Capitol Police Arrest About 575 Protesters at Senate Office Building

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    Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. The women chanted slogans such as " we care " and " where are the children " in a largely peaceful standoff with police, who ordered them to leave. The demonstrators were there in protest of the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy that treats illegal border crossings as criminal offenses.
  • Deal struck for Putin-Trump summit; Helsinki a possible venue

    Deal struck for Putin-Trump summit; Helsinki a possible venue

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    Trump believes that a meeting with Putin will be useful not only for U.S. and Russian Federation, but will strengn peace around world, "Bolton said". President Trump has expressed his interest in holding a summit with Putin to fix frayed ties between the two nations.
  • Annapolis, Maryland: 5 Dead as Gunman Storms Capital Gazette Newsroom

    Annapolis, Maryland: 5 Dead as Gunman Storms Capital Gazette Newsroom

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    Reporters who witnessed the shooting said they dived under their desk for protection, some said they tried not to breathe or make any sounds, some screamed and others pleaded for help on Twitter . It says Jarrod Ramos entered the newspaper's office around 2:30 p.m. Altomare said the department would be releasing a redacted version of that incident report sometime Friday.
  • 17 states sue Donald Trump to reunite immigrant families

    17 states sue Donald Trump to reunite immigrant families

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    A US judge in San Diego already is considering whether to issue a nationwide injunction sought by the American Civil Liberties Union that would order the administration to reunite the separated children with their parents. The White House did not immediately return a request for comment. Trump's executive order to halt the child-separation practice seeks to detain families together indefinitely instead.
  • Despite Trump Urging, Republicans Fail On Immigration Again

    Despite Trump Urging, Republicans Fail On Immigration Again

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    The more conservative bill the House rejected last week clamped down on legal immigration and provided no way for the young immigrants to become citizens. The organizers have had informal talks about restarting the process to push a bipartisan immigration bill that would protect dreamers and beef up border security, but they face a daunting deadline: 218 lawmakers would have to sign it by July 10 - the day House members are to fly back into Washington after their 10-day holiday break.
  • United States envoy Nikki Haley goes on inter-faith journey in India

    United States envoy Nikki Haley goes on inter-faith journey in India

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    She along with US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster rolled chapatis for langar at the historical Sikh pilgrimage. The speculation of a possible strain in the relationship was also fuelled by the fact that this is the second time the two-plus-two dialogue - between India's external affairs and defence ministers and their USA counterparts - has been cancelled.
  • Trump, Putin will hold summit July 16 in Finland, White House says

    Trump, Putin will hold summit July 16 in Finland, White House says

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    The Kremlin said the two leaders would discuss the current state and outlook for U.S. -Russia relations as well as global issues. The two countries announced the details simultaneously a day after striking a deal on holding the meeting following a visit to Moscow on Wednesday by us national security adviser John Bolton .
  • Bali flights cancelled as volcano erupts

    Bali flights cancelled as volcano erupts

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    Mount Agung is causing more headaches for holidaymakers with school holidays just around the corner. For any customers with questions we advise they contact their store or travel expert as soon as possible to get the latest advice on their individual itineraries and travel insurance policies, " said Sue Matson, Flight Centre's general manager, retail.
  • As Kennedy Retires, Senate Gears Up for a Supreme Court Brawl

    As Kennedy Retires, Senate Gears Up for a Supreme Court Brawl

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    Meanwhile, conservatives hope for a new ally in a longstanding battle: Abortion . The pro-life student organization, Students for Life, said in a video that "this is the closest we have ever been to overturning Roe v. The court is at risk of being perceived as naked political actors", says Charles Gardner Geyh, a professor at Indiana University's Maurer School of Law and author of "Courting Peril: "The Political Transformation of the American Judiciary".
  • Hundreds arrested at Washington protest over Trump immigration policy

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    No hate, no fear. The officers said the protesters could have demonstrated outside but were arrested for being inside. Another woman who identified herself as L.A. Wade Trump: My supporters should be called the "super elite" Trump: Heitkamp will be "told" to vote against any nominee to replace Kennedy MORE's policy to prosecute all immigrants who cross the U.S.
  • Myanmar military leaders guilty of 'crimes against humanity': Amnesty

    Myanmar military leaders guilty of 'crimes against humanity': Amnesty

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    The EU accused him of "serious human rights violations (that) include unlawful killings and systematic burning of Rohingya houses and buildings". In April, the European Union strengthened an arms embargo on Myanmar and prohibited the provision of military training and cooperation with the Tatmadaw, which is largely out of the control of Myanmar's nominally civilian-led government.
  • Details of summit between Trump and Putin announced

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    In Washington, Trump said their meeting likely would take place after a July 11-12 summit of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders he is due to attend. Trump has been critical of the probe, denying any collusion and arguing that the Democrats should be investigated instead. Making Trump look good, said Weber, is "critical to Putin's diplomatic initiative".
  • Bali airport closed as Mount Agung volcano gushes column of ash

    Bali airport closed as Mount Agung volcano gushes column of ash

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    Bali's main global gateway will be closed until at least Friday evening, according to officials, who added that two other domestic airports were also shut. Qantas released a statement today saying it was not "currently safe to operate flights to and from Denpasar Airport" after Mt Agung began shooting ash 2000 metres into the air on Thursday.
  • 'It's bad': Capital Gazette reporter tweets account of newspaper shooting

    'It's bad': Capital Gazette reporter tweets account of newspaper shooting

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    Ramos is now under interrogation but has been refusing to cooperate with authorities. Anne Arundel police confirmed that the building had been evacuated and that officers were searching it. Aerial video showed a heavy police presence, as well as lines of people with their arms up in the air walking from the area. For now, the Annapolis shooting was being treated as a local incident and not one that involves terrorism, a law enforcement official said.
  • Migrant toddlers ordered to appear in court for deportation proceedings

    Migrant toddlers ordered to appear in court for deportation proceedings

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    President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week that he said would help stop the separation of undocumented families at the border after an intense backlash over the practice. The complaint said the administration's policy is also unconstitutional in part because it is "motivated by animus and a desire to harm" immigrants arriving from Latin America.
  • Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban, rejects discrimination claim

    Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban, rejects discrimination claim

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    Mr Trump added that as long as he is president, he will "defend the sovereignty, safety, and security of the American People, and fight for an immigration system that serves the national interests of the United States and its citizens". "[Students and scholars] are wondering: 'is the United States still the country where we will be welcomed, where we can study or build a business?'", she added.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thanks LGBT community after landmark win

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez thanks LGBT community after landmark win

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    After 60 Palestinians were killed by the Israeli military in May while attempting to breach the fence along the Israel-Gaza border, Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter: "This is a massacre". "I said, 'Oh my goodness, nobody gave her a chance'". Ms Ocasio-Cortez posted on Twitter after Ms Gillibrand's endorsement that the NY senator "didn't even bother to talk to nor consider me before endorsing".
  • Here's What Happened the Last Time Trump Met Putin

    Here's What Happened the Last Time Trump Met Putin

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    At the Hamburg meeting Trump's then-secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, said the two leaders had agreed to "move forward" on the question of election interference, while his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, reported more bluntly that Trump had accepted Putin's denial of any involvement.
  • Mattis: US committed to S Korea security

    Mattis: US committed to S Korea security

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    A day earlier in what many observers saw as an usually tough warning, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Mattis that China would not give up "one inch of territory". During his almost 48-hour visit, Mattis also met with Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe and Yang Jiechi, a senior foreign policy adviser to the president.
  • Putin-Trump summit on July 16 in Helsinki

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    On Thursday, the Kremlin said that Putin and Trump will discuss "the current state and prospects of further development of Russian-US relations and also vital issues of the global agenda", Russia's TASS news agency reported. The two leaders have met twice before on the sidelines of worldwide gatherings and spoken at least eight times by phone. During Wednesday's meeting with Bolton, Putin argued that U.S.
  • Mom Shoots Guy Trying to Break In to Confront Teen Daughter

    Mom Shoots Guy Trying to Break In to Confront Teen Daughter

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    An Auckland University spokeswoman said Skinner had applied to take part in the university's New Start course, a part-time bridging programme for students over 20. That's when the mother shot at him twice, striking him once in the neck, the sheriff's office said. The woman struck him with at least one bullet in the neck, the outlet said.
  • John Bolton, Kremlin Agree on Date and Time for Trump-Putin Summit

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said last week that Trump and Putin will likely meet "in the not too distant future" following Bolton's visit to Moscow . "Russia has never intended for a confrontation", Putin said, according to a transcript on the Kremlin's website. Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with U.S.
  • Ocasio-Cortez Says She Would Support Trump Impeachment

    Ocasio-Cortez Says She Would Support Trump Impeachment

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    Meanwhile, Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America , makes up for the gap in experience as a House representative with organizing skills learned during none other than Bernie Sanders' 2016 campaign , as well as other grassroots efforts.
  • Erdogan claims victory in Turkey's presidential election

    Erdogan claims victory in Turkey's presidential election

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    Official voting results will be announced on July 5. As Recep Tayyip Erdogan was re-elected to the presidency during historic presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey on Sunday, Turks shared their experiences at the polls and reacted to the results on social media.
  • US judge orders migrant families to be reunited

    US judge orders migrant families to be reunited

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    The ACLU also added another plaintiff to the lawsuit , a Brazilian woman who USA authorities separated from her 14-year-old son while she was prosecuted for crossing into the country illegally from Mexico . In a Twitter post written in capital letters throughout, Trump said House Republicans should pass the bill, even though he said Democrats would stop it from passing in the Senate, where Republicans have a slimmer majority.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, democratic socialist, beats 10-term incumbent in NYC primary

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, democratic socialist, beats 10-term incumbent in NYC primary

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    Ocasio-Cortez's win was a surprise to the political establishment, given that Crowley was seen as a likely replacement for Nancy Pelosi as the top Democrat in the House of Representatives. Born in the Bronx, Ocasio-Cortez said she made a decision to challenge Crowley to push a more progressive stance on economic and other issues. "I can not believe these numbers right now, but I do know that every single person here has worked their butt off to change the future of the Bronx and Queens".
  • British Brexit bill becomes law

    British Brexit bill becomes law

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    The British government's estimate of how much it will have to pay the European Union as part of its divorce settlement is at least 10 billion pounds too low, a committee of MPs said on Wednesday. More than 850,000 jobs directly and indirectly employed in the sector are at risk because of Brexit, the trade body warned, and called on the government to stick with the benefits of the single market.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on being an

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on being an "unapologetic champion" for working class

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    Recently, roughly 200 Democratic lawmakers were before a federal judge this month, arguing the hotel and Trump Tower in NY serve as emoluments violations. Hed voted for the war in Iraq. The Associated Press called the race at 9:52 with Ocasio-Cortez leading by 15 percentage points with more than 85% percent of precincts reporting.
  • US and Russian presidents plan summit

    US and Russian presidents plan summit

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    The summit is expected to take place after Trump attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and visits Britain next month. Putin aide Yuri Ushakov told journalists, after Bolton and Putin met at the Kremlin , that the summit will take place in mid-July, when Trump is scheduled to visit Belgium and Britain.
  • Entire police force detained in Mexico town where mayoral candidate killed

    Entire police force detained in Mexico town where mayoral candidate killed

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    Juarez was shot dead on Thursday, and was competing for the center-left Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), which governs the long-troubled state. Nearly all of the 18 candidates killed across the country so far have been running for local posts in the July 1 elections, which will also decide the presidency, governorships and Congress.
  • Friend of India Joe Crowley loses his Congressional primary in NY

    Friend of India Joe Crowley loses his Congressional primary in NY

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    During her campaign , she criticised Mr Crowley on his ties to Wall Street and accused him of being out of touch with his increasingly diverse constituents. Ocasio-Cortez, who was outspent by about $1million in the final months of the campaign, is proof that talent and genuine connection beats money every time .
  • Friend Of India In US Congress, Joseph Crowley Loses Primary Election

    Friend Of India In US Congress, Joseph Crowley Loses Primary Election

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    Crowley was expected to win the primary over Ocasio-Cortez, a former presidential campaign staffer for Vermont Sen. New York's 14th District is 85 percent Democratic , meaning a Latina millennial calling for the abolition of ICE and the PROMESA board in Puerto Rico, Medicare for All , a federal job guarantee and a Marshall Plan to scale up renewable energy is nearly surely heading to Congress.
  • 'Wow!' Trump claims victory and vindication over travel ban

    'Wow!' Trump claims victory and vindication over travel ban

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    Writing for the court, Chief Justice John Roberts said that the government "has set forth a sufficient national security justification" to prevail. He said the court's ruling was "pretty much the final word". It was a 5-4 vote by the conservative majority. Trump then took a victory lap, taking a moment at the start of a meeting with Republican lawmakers to celebrate what he called "a tremendous victory for the American people and for our Constitution".
  • Jacinda Ardern Received The Sweetest Baby Gift From Australia

    Jacinda Ardern Received The Sweetest Baby Gift From Australia

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    Before the announcement, Genter told NHK that the prime minister is setting an example and making it easier for others to take maternity leave. She has now become the first woman in the country's history to give birth while in office. Many in New Zealand and around the world had held up Ardern's pregnancy - just the second time an elected leader had given birth in office since Pakistan's Benazhir Bhutto in 1990 - as a symbol of progress for women.