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EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees

 

Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in Mediterranean

 

Agence France-Presse in Paris

Tue 23 Jul 2019 09.53 BST

 

 

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The rescue ship Alan Kurdi picking up 44 people from a wooden boat in the Mediterranean this month
Photograph: Fabian Heinz/Sea-Eye/EPA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bernie Sanders' ideas are shaping the 2020 debate – but is he still a force?

 

The diverse Democratic field is a contrast from 2016 but the leftwing firebrand believes Medicare for All can dent his rivals’ hopes

 

Tue 23 Jul 2019 13.30 BST

by Lauren Gambino in Washington

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/22/bernie-sanders-struggles-2020-medicare-for-all

 

 

 

 

 

 

The progressive prosecutors blazing a new path for the US justice system

 

Movement promising fundamental reforms to the US criminal justice system, including ending mass incarceration and the death penalty, is gaining steam

 

Daniel Madina

Tue 23 Jul 2019 07.00 BST Last modified on Tue 23 Jul 2019 16.38 BST

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/23/us-justice-system-progressive-prosecutors-mass-incarceration-death-penalty

 

 

 

 

Budget deal: Republicans and Democrats agree to raise debt ceiling – as it happened

 

The US was on track to run out of money in September if there was no deal

 

Sam Levin in Los Angeles (now), Joan E Greve in Washington and Jessica Glenza in New York (earlier)

Tue 23 Jul 2019 01.30 BST

 

Key events

 

 

Live feed

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2019/jul/22/trump-news-today-2020-election-iran-mueller-politics-live-updates

 

 

 

 

 

Pete Buttigieg: white supremacy could be the end of America

 

South Bend mayor says this ‘is the only issue that almost ended this country’ amid controversy over Trump’s racist remarks

 

Martin Pengelly in New York

Sun 21 Jul 2019 20.15 BST

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/21/pete-buttigieg-trump-racist-comments-white-supremacy

 

 

 

 

Trump's racist attacks will make it easier for ‘the Squad’ to recruit more members

 

Trump hopes his racist attacks will detract the four congresswomen from America’s domestic and foreign policy disasters

 

Tue 23 Jul 2019 10.00 BST Last modified on Tue 23 Jul 2019 13.44 BST

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Why are so many people getting shot on California highways?

 

San Francisco Bay Area freeways have become a common venue for gun violence. Experts point to gang conflicts and displacement

 

 

by Darwin BondGraham and Abené Clayton in Oakland

Tue 23 Jul 2019 06.00 BST

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/22/california-highway-freeway-shootings-bay-area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trump says he could win Afghan war 'in a week … but I don't want to kill 10m'

 

  • President hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan amid aid dispute
  • US pursues talks with Taliban with Islamabad’s cautious support

 

Julian Borger in Washington

Mon 22 Jul 2019 19.31 BST

 

Vid

 

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/22/trump-imran-khan-pakistan-afghanistan-war

 

 

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Union-led general strike demands Puerto Rico governor resign

 

July 23, 2019 11:13 AM CDT By Mark Gruenberg

 

 

 
Union-led general strike demands Puerto Rico governor resign
Demonstrators with their mouths covered with a tape in which they wrote in Spanish "Fired!" march on Las Americas highway demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, July 22, 2019. | Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo / AP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

AOC & Co. are not communists—I should know

 

July 23, 2019 1:26 PM CDT By Joe Sims

 

 

 

https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/aoc-co-are-not-communists-i-should-know/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revolutionary Angela Davis inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame

 

July 23, 2019 2:41 PM CDT By Chauncey K. Robinson

 

 

 

https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/revolutionary-angela-davis-inducted-into-the-national-womens-hall-of-fame/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Union leaders laud house vote to repeal ‘Cadillac tax’ on health care plans

 

July 19, 2019 10:41 AM CDT By Mark Gruenberg

 

 

 

https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/union-leaders-laud-house-vote-to-repeal-cadillac-tax-on-health-care-plans/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Republican Senate + Republican president = Extreme right-wing federal courts

 

July 19, 2019 2:00 PM CDT By Mike Arney

 

 

 

https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/republican-senate-republican-president-extreme-right-wing-federal-courts/

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