White House: We won't stop separating migrant kids from parents

Donald Trump , who has made a tough stance on immigration a centrepiece of his presidency, has staunchly defended his administration's actions. "And it starts with the borders and that's the way it is", he asserted. Trump says he hates migrant ki... More..

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Setting up new showdown, Britain's May rejects Brexit proposal
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Setting up new showdown, Britain's May rejects Brexit proposal

The amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill was drawn up in consultation with pro-European MPs in the lower House of Commons, who will have a chance to vote on it themselves on Wednesday. The House of Lords voted...More..

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

Lewandowski, a former Trump campaign manager and frequent TV commentator, interjected by saying "womp, womp", as he rolled his eyes. Lewandowski then interrupted him with a "Womp womp". Lewandowski had said p...More..

India Raised Duties on 30 US Products Due to Trump's Import Tariffs
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

India Raised Duties on 30 US Products Due to Trump's Import Tariffs

India has notified to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) the revised list including almonds, apples, phosphoric acid and motorcycles with engine capacity of more than 800 cc (including Harley Davidson motorbi...More..

Governors rule imposed in Indian-occupied Kashmir
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Governors rule imposed in Indian-occupied Kashmir

The report quoted officials from the ministry, who on condition of anonymity, said , "Forget about us, it seems even Rajnathji was not in the loop". The Sena chief referring to Pawar's offer to be part of th...More..

China fires back at United States, raises own tariffs
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

China fires back at United States, raises own tariffs

China reacted quickly to the USA tariff strike, promising to impose its own massive new round of tariffs on over 500 United States exports, including dozens of seafood products such as salmon and lobster. The ...More..

Germany: Merkel Struggles With Immigration Policy
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Germany: Merkel Struggles With Immigration Policy

Dr Merkel said euro zone reform was the toughest issue in their talks at her Meseberg retreat outside Berlin , where they also touched on European foreign and defence policy and immigration . Leaving aside th...More..

China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail after new tariffs threat
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail after new tariffs threat

In a grave escalation of the tit-for-tat trade war between Mr Trump's administration and China, Mr Trump announced yesterday he would look at imposing tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports . The offic...More..

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Canada legalises recreational cannabis use

Tony Dean told the CBC . Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a nationwide, legal marijuana market, although each Canadian province is working up its own rules for pot sales. In the days lead...More..

Sheriff: Texas Deputy Sexually Abused 4-Year-Old Undocumented Immigrant
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Sheriff: Texas Deputy Sexually Abused 4-Year-Old Undocumented Immigrant

The 4-year-old girl is related to Nunez, and the alleged assaults took place at her residence, Salazar said . The minimum sentence for conviction of the crime is 25 years. "The little girl now is safe and we'r...More..

At-risk Republicans separate themselves from Trump's border policy
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

At-risk Republicans separate themselves from Trump's border policy

Media captionThe US teens training in border patrol What is the policy? "The only thing missing is a conductor". "When you see a 12-year-old girl with a Plan B pill or her parents put her on birth control bec...More..

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

Speaking outside the London hospital, Ms Caldwell said her son's brutal condition had returned with a vengeance since the medication was confiscated. Last year 12-year-old Billy, from Co Tyrone, became the fi...More..

House Republicans' immigration bill would stop most family separations
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

House Republicans' immigration bill would stop most family separations

So far, 2,000 children have been separated from their families since the United States began enforcing a "zero-tolerance" policy at the border. The president has sought to link an end to the family separation...More..

US withdraws from United Nations human rights body
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

US withdraws from United Nations human rights body

The Trump administration is expected to announce on Tuesday that it will pull the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council, one day after the body's leader condemned the president's "zero t...More..

Macedonia name change deal with Greece leads to violent protests
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Macedonia name change deal with Greece leads to violent protests

Clashes erupted with Greek police and 12 people were injured. Members of both the Greek and Macedonian government are joined by members of the United Nations and EU. The decision will mean Macedonia will offi...More..

China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

China 'underestimated' Trump, a key adviser says

But it can only go so far. The U.S. imported US$505 billion of goods from China a year ago and exported about US$130 billion, leaving a 2017 trade deficit of US$376 billion, according to U.S. "Just ask yourse...More..

Trump upholds promise to Kim, suspends military exercises with South Korea
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Trump upholds promise to Kim, suspends military exercises with South Korea

Marines of the US, left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, taking positions after landing on a beach during a joint military combined amphibious exercise in Pohang, South Korea. Moon Chun...More..

Southgate tube station LOCKDOWN: 'Explosion' heard as Met Police surround scene
by | Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Southgate tube station LOCKDOWN: 'Explosion' heard as Met Police surround scene

According to the Telegraph , police are now responding to a "small blast" in Southgate with officers actively investigating a "suspicious package" near the scene. "Don't know too much except we have been told ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Trump Administration Leaving UN Human Rights Council

Current members of the Human Rights Council include Cuba, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Afghanistan, China, North Korea, Pakistan and others. "For our part, the United States will not sit quietly whil...More..

Jeff Sessions hails 'Anglo-American' history of USA sheriffs
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jeff Sessions hails 'Anglo-American' history of USA sheriffs

Attorney General Jeff Sessions dismissed comparisons of the detention facilities for migrant children to Nazi concentration camps by arguing that Nazis "were keeping the Jews from leaving the country". Inst...More..

Arab coalition bombs Houthis around Hodeidah airport, urges them to withdraw
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Arab coalition bombs Houthis around Hodeidah airport, urges them to withdraw

France, along with the United States and Britain, backs the coalition in the Yemen conflict and provides weapons to both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates . "They told us that some humanitarian org...More..

US to pull out of United Nations human rights body
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

US to pull out of United Nations human rights body

It is a dramatic moment for a nation the world once looked to as the world's voice on human rights, the nation where the UN lives, the nation whose former First Lady in 1948 chaired the committee that drafted t...More..

Thomas Markle breaks his silence in weird interview about Meghan and Harry
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Thomas Markle breaks his silence in weird interview about Meghan and Harry

But he insisted that he received no money for the shoot, but rather it was done to "change my image". I feel bad about it. As well as marking the first day of the races, it's Harry and Meghan's one month anni...More..

SUV in fatal Texas crash suspected of smuggling
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

SUV in fatal Texas crash suspected of smuggling

Four died on the scene, while one died in a San Antonio hospital after being flown out in an emergency helicopter. More than 2,300 of them have been separated from their parents since April, when the Trump ad...More..

Greece, FYROM sign deal to change neighbor's name
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Greece, FYROM sign deal to change neighbor's name

It will require ratification by both national parliaments and approval in a Macedonian referendum, which is not assured. He added that it was a "mutually-beneficial agreement" for both sides. "Macedonia and Ale...More..

USA poised to announce exit from United Nations human rights council
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

USA poised to announce exit from United Nations human rights council

The announcement is expected as soon as Tuesday, the sources said . Since taking office, the administration has announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, the United Nations educational and cult...More..

2 injured in Israeli drone strike in Gaza
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

2 injured in Israeli drone strike in Gaza

The agency said it arrested over 20 members of the group. A ministerial committee which oversees legislation voted to approve the bill on Sunday. The term would be raised to 10 years if the intention was ...More..

CINDY DAY: Fodder for Father’s Day shoppers
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

CINDY DAY: Fodder for Father’s Day shoppers

For, they have someone to take care of their needs and interests. You don't necessarily go to a list of the "greatest movies of all time" either, as so many of those feature people overcoming obstacles - like...More..

PM under pressure to review laws on recreational cannabis use
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

PM under pressure to review laws on recreational cannabis use

It is a step further then moves announced yesterday to create an "expert panel" to look at individual cases. Charlotte Caldwell, Billy's mother, said the change in policy showed "the power of mummies of sic...More..

Trump blasts migration in Europe as causing 'culture' change
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Trump blasts migration in Europe as causing 'culture' change

She added, "These images are eerily reminiscent of the Japanese American internment camps of World War II, now considered to have been one of the most shameful episodes in US history". Speaking at a women's e...More..

US Senate passes ZTE sanctions, bill now goes to committee
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

US Senate passes ZTE sanctions, bill now goes to committee

Considered must-pass legislation, the fiscal 2019 Senate version of the NDAA authorizes $ 639 billion in base defense spending , for such things as buying weapons, ships and aircraft and paying the troops, with...More..

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

In May, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new "zero tolerance" policy to refer everyone caught crossing the border for criminal prosecution, which would result in them being separated from their fa...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jeff Sessions Defends Immigrant Separation Policy Against Nazi Germany Comparisons

A "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigrants at the US border that has led to families being separated and children being held in detention facilities has come under intense, bipartisan criticism in recent w...More..

23-foot-long python swallows woman whole
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

23-foot-long python swallows woman whole

Wa Tiba, 54, went missing last Thursday while checking on her vegetable garden on Muna island in Sulawesi province. After Tiba didn't come home, her sister went to look for her. Hamka said villagers found the...More..

Trump claims Germans are ‘turning against’ Merkel over migration
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Trump claims Germans are ‘turning against’ Merkel over migration

Merkel had resisted the proposal, arguing that such measures should only be taken in agreement with Germany's European Union partners. Mrs Merkel is trying to get France to create a joint proposal with her ...More..

One dead, dozens missing in North Sumatra boat accident
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

One dead, dozens missing in North Sumatra boat accident

Maher Tamba, an official with the local disaster agency, said at least half a dozen vessels had searched for survivors since Monday night. The hotels on the island in Lake Toba - the world's largest volcanic ...More..

Hillary Clinton cites another Bible quote to fight Trump on immigration
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Hillary Clinton cites another Bible quote to fight Trump on immigration

Hillary Clinton spoke about the policy in NY. While the statement suggested the matter was an issue for Congress, Democratic lawmakers and others have pointed out that no law mandates the separation of chil...More..

Woman Yelling 'Allahu Akbar' Slashes Two With Box Cutter in France
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Woman Yelling 'Allahu Akbar' Slashes Two With Box Cutter in France

A forensic police officer examines the grounds of a supermarket where two people were injured when a woman shouting " Allahu akbar " (God is greatest) attacked them with a boxcutter in La Seyne-sur-Mer, souther...More..

Cambodia's political prince hurt in car crash that…
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Cambodia's political prince hurt in car crash that…

Prince Ranariddh's driver, the taxi driver and four of his passengers were also injured, added Maj Gen Narin. Phalla, 39, found fame in Cambodia as a classical dancer before marrying Ranariddh, died in a loca...More..

US, South Korea Likely To Suspend Major Military Drills This Week
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

US, South Korea Likely To Suspend Major Military Drills This Week

There are already signs of disagreement between the two sides of the pace and sequence of North Korea's disarmament and sanctions relief. Last year, 17,500 American and more than 50,000 South Korean troop...More..

UN envoy in Yemen for Hodeida crisis talks
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

UN envoy in Yemen for Hodeida crisis talks

Another Yemeni commander, Abu Zarah al-Mahrami, was quoted by Dubai-based Al-Arabiya TV network as saying that pro-government forces were "within meters" of the airport . Ground troops including Emiratis, Suda...More..

Trump escalates China trade war with extra tariffs
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Trump escalates China trade war with extra tariffs

Trump said in a statement Monday announcing the new action. Trump is ratcheting up the pressure on China as he's trying to convince US lawmakers to let Chinese telecom company ZTE Corp. The U.S. president's...More..

Greece and Macedonia sign deal to end decades-long name dispute
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Greece and Macedonia sign deal to end decades-long name dispute

In the agreement, Athens would drop its objections to the country joining North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union . While the European Union and the United Nations welcomed the agreement,...More..

Prince Harry ‘Open To Experiment' Of Brexit, Claims Meghan Markle’s Father Thomas
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Prince Harry ‘Open To Experiment' Of Brexit, Claims Meghan Markle’s Father Thomas

But he insisted that he received no money for the shoot, but rather it was done to "change my image". "The Prince of Wales is pleased to be able to welcome Ms. Mr. Markle also expressed remorse for staging pap...More..

South Korea, US suspend scheduled military exercise
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

South Korea, US suspend scheduled military exercise

Military exercises with other countries in the Pacific will continue. Yonhap said, however, that some joint training would continue. In response to repeated requests for cost data, Pentagon spokesman Lieutena...More..

Police warning after woman was murdered sparks furious backlash
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Police warning after woman was murdered sparks furious backlash

Reports say that just a few hundred meters before reaching her home, she did the thing that many women have adopted as standard safety behavior and texted a friend "I'm nearly home safe, HBU [how 'bout you]". ...More..

Audio recording emerges of 'orchestra' of crying children in migrant detention center
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Audio recording emerges of 'orchestra' of crying children in migrant detention center

Politicians and religious groups are among those to have criticised the " inhumane " policy, and the first lady - who last week returned to the public eye for the first time in nearly a month - has admitted s...More..

Iranians back ex-minister accused of spying, troll Israel on Twitter
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Iranians back ex-minister accused of spying, troll Israel on Twitter

Segev served in the Labor government of prime minister Yitzhak Rabin in the early 1990s. Following the investigation, the State Attorney (Jerusalem District), on 15 June 2018, filed a criminal indictment agai...More..

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski unloads on 'cowardly' Nielsen over briefing 'full of lies'
by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski unloads on 'cowardly' Nielsen over briefing 'full of lies'

Several members of Congress called Nielsen out after she tweeted Sunday evening "we do not have a policy of separating families at the border". Graves cited a statement released by the denomination last w...More..

by | Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Stocks extend slide, yen up as Sino-U.S. trade dispute escalates

The US leader warned that after the new measures are in place - on top of existing 25 per cent tariffs on US$50 billion in Chinese imports - tariffs on another US$200 billion of Chinese goods would go forward "...More..