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Trump picks conservative Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee: NBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has chosen conservative federal appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for U.S. Supreme Court Justice, NBC News reported on Monday, just before the official White House announcement. U.S. President Donald Trump introduces his Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., July […]

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Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh To The Supreme Court

If confirmed, Brett Kavanaugh, 53, would tilt the balance of the court in a solidly conservative direction for decades to come. He has argued that a president shouldn’t be burdened by lawsuits, investigations or indictments.  His role in partisan political battles, such as Kenneth Starr’s investigations into President Bill Clinton and the fight over the 2000 presidential election recount, are likely […]

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U.S. to reunite only half of young migrant children by Tuesday…

SAN DIEGO/WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – The U.S. government is struggling to reunite immigrant families it separated at the border with Mexico and only about half the children under age 5 will be back with their parents by a court-ordered deadline of Tuesday, a government attorney told a judge on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children now housed in a tent encampment […]

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Germany committed to Iran deal, but firms must make up own minds: Merkel  

Merkel said companies, which could risk punitive sanctions from the U.S. if they do business with Iran, must decide for themselves if they wanted to take that risk. “We remain committed to the nuclear agreement,” Merkel said. Germany remains committed to the nuclear non-proliferation agreement with Iran that was rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on […]

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Government Will Miss Deadline To Reunify Young Children With Parents

The Trump administration won’t meet a court-ordered deadline to reunite about 100 children under age 5 with their parents after separating the families at the border, a government attorney said on Monday. At least 54 children are expected to rejoin their parents on Tuesday, the original deadline imposed for reunifying families with kids under age 5, government attorney Sarah Fabian said. […]

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Boris Johnson quits in protest over May's Brexit plan

Boris Johnson latest to resign over Theresa May’s handling of Brexit FBN’s Ashley Webster on Boris Johnson resigning as the U.K. Foreign Secretary over Prime Minister Theresa May’s handling of Brexit. LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) – Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson quit on Monday over Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to leave the European Union, the second resignation in a day […]

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US working with German automakers to lower tariffs on vehicles: Ambassador Grenell

Amb. Grenell on NATO spending commitments, EU tariff threats Ambassador to Germany Ric Grenell joins ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ to discuss President Trump’s upcoming summits with NATO and President Putin, tariff threats and more. While President Trump continues to threaten tariffs on auto imports from the European Union, U.S. Ambassador to Germany Ric Grenell said Sunday he is working with German […]

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Teachers Are Serving As First Responders To The Opioid Crisis

WAR, W.Va. ― Middle school teacher Greg Cruey can explain the most harrowing details of his students’ lives with matter-of-fact precision. That smart sixth-grader who had her hand raised last period? She’s homeless and has, in the past, been suicidal. That middle school student who seemed on edge during class? As a young child, his parents used him to make pornography; […]

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