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These are the semi-final matchups at the FIFA World Cup (SCHEDULE)

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Eden Hazard and a brilliant Belgian generation stand between France and a place in the Soccer World Cup final as the countries bring their historic rivalry to Tuesday's first semi-final in Saint Petersburg. Just the small matter of a game in which Croatia stand between Southgate and his ambition of matching Sir Alf Ramsey's feat of taking England to the World Cup final. Read More »

Sen. Kamala Harris plans to oppose Trump's Supreme Court nomination

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Assuming Kavanaugh's candidacy receives support in the Senate Judiciary Committee, he would need a simple majority of Senate votes to be placed on the high court. Trump's administration refused her request, which prompted ACLU to sue on her behalf and a federal district judge ruled in her favor . Kavanaugh , 53, is a conservative appeals court judge. Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court nominee has been a foe of emissions rules

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The campaign follows an earlier one from the organization-entitled "Another Great Justice" and costing seven figures-that was launched the day after Justice Kennedy announced his retirement. Monday night, striding into the East Room, a cockpit of presidential lore where John F. Kennedy's body lay in repose and Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, Trump lifted his chin, narrowed his eyes and savored his moment in history. Read More »

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

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Many senators, including Capito , said the nomination process should wait until after the election. Kavanaugh will begin making the rounds on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, accompanied by former Sen. "My position does not change with the naming of a nominee today". In dissenting against the Affordable Care Act, Kavanaugh claimed that "the President may decline to enforce a statute... Read More »

Who will Trump nominate to Supreme Court? Time, how to watch, livestream

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Hardiman went to Notre Dame and Georgetown. Trump's made-for-TV announcement mirrored his January selection of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court . In another criminal case, he wrote that police do not have to obtain a search warrant to obtain a suspect's cellphone location information. "But this is really about the process and whether or not the corporate right is going to be in charge of picking the Supreme Court in a seat, in a nomination that's likely to tip the scales substantially". Read More »

Crowley, the Far Left and Radical Islam

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So, too, was her opponent's decision not to show up to debate her . "This race is about people versus money". The Jerusalem Post reports that she talked about her diverse congressional district , saying that many Jewish and Muslim constituents had thanked her for the stance she took on Twitter . Read More »

Top 3 House Democrats Fine With Crowley Staying on as No. 4

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Christina Greer, a political scientist at Fordham University, said Ocasio-Cortez's win is the latest twist in the ongoing conflict within the Democratic Party that was highlighted by the bruising presidential primary matchup between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders , who, like Ocasio-Cortez has identified as a democratic socialist . Read More »

Election Night Winner: Who Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?

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Sanders congratulated Ocasio-Cortez for taking on "the entire local Democratic establishment" and "demonstrating once again what progressive grassroots politics can do". Ocasio-Cortez has proven this was not just a flash in the pan. Bunkeddeko called for bringing more federal dollars to Brooklyn, specifically related to federal housing. Read More »

The high court’s hint on partisan gerrymandering

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They'll be determined by a less flashy, but perhaps even more critical, issue. The court said the Wisconsin Democratic voters who sued hadn't shown they have legal standing to challenge the entire statewide map. Republicans are the most frequent beneficiaries, largely because their success in the 2010 elections let them draw numerous current maps. The four justices in the court's liberal bloc - Elena Kagan , Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Read More »

Today in Trump's Prison Camps for Children: White House Ignores Their Cries

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The US action has sparked outrage at home from both Trump's Democratic foes and his fellow Republicans and around the world, as well as concerns from even First Lady Melania Trump. To address the rise of families being separated at the border, the measure proposes keeping children in detention with their parents, undoing 2-decade-old rules that limit the time minors can be held in custody. Read More »

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Rips Trump Over Child Detention Policy

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The administration has claimed there is no policy of separation. "It is not just that America is a nation of immigrants - it is that since our founding we have embraced certain core values". The administration could end the policy at any time. The separations stem from a policy that turns all cases of people trying to enter the country illegally over for criminal prosecution. Read More »

United States announces tariffs on $50bn in Chinese imports

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Trump's revised tariff list may exclude some consumer items from an earlier proposal to focus more on goods related to Beijing's "Made in China 2025" program, according to a Eurasia Group report. "Prices will likely drop further should the tariffs be imposed", says Bill Shipley, president of the Iowa Soybean Association. Shipping containers, including one labelled "China Shipping", are stacked at the Paul W. Read More »

Losing GOP incumbent warns of ‘pledges of allegiance’ to Trump

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Sanford, the former SC governor, had never lost an election before Tuesday , even after a high-profile extramarital affair with a woman in Argentina. In Virginia , Corey Stewart , a member of the Prince William County Board of County Supervisors and a strong supporter of Trump, won a narrow victory to take the Republican nomination for Senate, where he will face Hillary Clinton's running mate, Tim Kaine , in November. Read More »

British PM fends off Brexit parliamentary defeat

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No government would survive if it tried to dispense with Parliament's input, he said. Any postponement would be a significant development, as May has staked her reputation on Britain leaving the bloc on March 29, 2019. 'We must not weaken the PMs hands in her discussions with Brussels so I hope Philip backs Theresa in the lobbies over the next two days despite any personal reservations he may hold'. Read More »

Kim Jong-un knows denuclearization must be 'quick' - Pompeo

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The likelihood of Kim Jong Un launching a first strike against the USA, thereby bringing on " fire and fury ", was low. Okay, nothing. He agreed to do nothing in return. To the diplomatic establishment, the appearance of a deal is always more important than its substance. "Trying to reason with someone like that is like trying to hand feed a shark". Read More »

Mike Pompeo Is Insulting Our Intelligence

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Kim Do-gyun, the South's lead negotiator who is in charge of North Korea policy at the defence ministry, told reporters before departing for the DMZ that he and Ahn would explore ways to ease military tensions and the schedule of a ministerial meeting. Read More »

Korea, US meet for last-minute summit preparations

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Kim Dae-jung won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2000 for the first-ever inter-Korean summit since the 1950-53 Korean War with Kim Jong Il, the late father of current North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He also referred to Kim as "little rocket man". The President would be wise not to take the North Koreans lightly, even though he is convinced he has superior dealmaking skills well beyond those of his predecessors that will help him size up Kim in an instant. Read More »

United States aims for 'major' North Korea disarmament in 2.5 years: Pompeo

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President Trump also promised to stop what he referred to as "war games", the joint military exercises that the US and South Korean engage in yearly. Following the summit on Tuesday, a joint statement between the two leaders also revealed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and officials from the North would follow up on negotiations "at the earliest possible date". Read More »

U.S. to offer ‘unique’ guarantees to North Korea

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A working lunch is also scheduled for 11.30am with Kim due to leave Singapore at 2pm. Even though Pompeo kept an optimistic tone throughout his speech, it is still unclear whether this first historic meeting between the two presidents will end in paving the way to diplomatic relations between the United States and North Korea or will deepen the dissent between the two countries. Read More »

Kim's reaction to Trump's 'handsome' and 'thin' joke is absolutely priceless

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President Barack Obama summarily brushed off an attempt by former basketball star Dennis Rodman to broker a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , the former basketball star said Monday night. As they entered, Mr Trump injected some levity to the day's extraordinary events, saying: "Getting a good picture everybody?" "It's a great, great step in moving forward in the world and I hope that we can continue this and I think it's a great, great opportunity for the world to see ... Read More »

White House ramps up verbal attacks on Trudeau

Trump - who has a history of hair-trigger responses to slights - landed in Singapore on Sunday for the Tuesday summit meeting with Kim. In that black-and-white photo , posted by US Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, Mr Trump appears to talk confidently as other leaders listen. Read More »

Trump Reiterates Call to Bring Russia Back Into Group of Eight

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The measure hits European Union trading partners even though the main target is overcapacity at state-backed Chinese producers, who Europe and the US have long complained have flooded markets with cheap steel. "It's going to stop or we'll stop trading with them", he said. British Prime Minister Theresa May said the other G7 leaders registered their "deep disappointment at the unjustified decision by the U.S." on its closest allies. Read More »

Grandmother gets pardon after Kardashian meets Trump

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Johnson told GMA when she met Kardashian and the reality starlet learned about her story, the beauty mogul said she " knew this was meant to be". Her involvement with cocaine dealers reportedly came about after she lost her job, her son was killed, she got divorced and her home was foreclosed on. Read More »

Tuesday was a good day for Democrats

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While California is a largely Democratic state, Democrats anxious of being left off the general election ballot in key races in Orange County , a Republican stronghold. The party must wrest at least 23 seats from Republican hands. "I will say this, the likelihood there is a blue wave has significantly diminished". Every Democrat (including Newman) voted for the gas tax. Read More »