Trump to announce Supreme Court pick July 9, has shortlist ready

US President Donald Trump has said that he will announce his nominee for the Supreme Court on July 9, and that he has a shortlist of about five candidates. The nominee will replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, and the decision is likely to have a decades-long impact. Mr Trump has been secretive about…

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US Government to start detaining children alongside parents

The US government said in a court filing that it has the right to detain children with their parents when caught illegally entering into the US while they face their immigration proceedings. Previously children were released from custody after 20 days due to a 1997 court settlement known as the Flores agreement, which was interpreted…

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North Korea may still be developing nuclear weapons

US intelligence believes North Korea may still be developing its nuclear weapon capabilities, increasing its production of fuel for nuclear weapons at secret sites, according to an NBC News report. The report cited US intelligence officials, and contradicts US President Donald Trump’s statement that “there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea”, made…

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Over 100 migrants feared drowned near Tripoli coast

More than 100 migrants are still missing and feared to have drowned after an overloaded boat headed for Europe capsized off the western coast of Libya. 16 survivors have been picked up from the boat, joining more than 300 other migrants that had been brought back to shore from at least two other boats. The…

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