Illinois man charged with threatening to assassinate Trump

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois man has been charged after posting online several times that he wants to assassinate President Donald Trump. The Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/2ssw5WM ) reports that Joseph Lynn Pickett of Edwardsville was charged June 15 with threatening the president of the United States. U.S. Secret Service …

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Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees ‘unconstitutional’

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana’s Supreme Court has declared “unconstitutional” the decision by former President John Mahama to allow two former Guantanamo Bay detainees entry into the West African country. The court ruled Thursday that the ex-president needed to get parliamentary approval for the transfer. It said parliament has three …

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