• Melania Trump Visits Migrant Detention Center In Texas

    Melania Trump Visits Migrant Detention Center In Texas

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    Both House bills, backed by Trump but opposed by Democrats and immigration advocacy groups, would fund the wall Trump has proposed along the US border with Mexico and reduce legal migration, in part by denying visas for some relatives of USA residents and citizens living overseas.
  • Trump renews sanctions on N Korea citing 'extraordinary threat'

    Trump renews sanctions on N Korea citing 'extraordinary threat'

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    The Pentagon said the goal was to support diplomatic negotiations. North Korea has singled out Japan , a key U.S. ally in the region, for verbal attacks, threatening to "sink" the country into the sea and to turn it into "ashes". demands for North Korea to give up its atomic arsenal in a "verifiable" and "irreversible" way. However, asked on Wednesday if he could "put his finger on" any steps North Korea had taken to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, Mattis told reporters at the ...
  • First Lady Melania Trump Makes Trip To Visit Border Detention Facilities

    First Lady Melania Trump Makes Trip To Visit Border Detention Facilities

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    Trump took on the media portals for crticising Melania's choice of clothes while visiting the US-Mexico border to meet the children of immigrant families who had been left behind due to Trump administration's Zero Tolerance policy. Melania was not wearing the jacket when she landed in McAllen, Texas . The wardrobe choice caused a kerfuffle on social media . This jacket certainly seems like quite a misstep on her part, potentially feeding into Melania Trump's critics' claims.
  • US family separations are wrong, says Theresa May

    US family separations are wrong, says Theresa May

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    President Donald Trump when she meets with him in Britain next month. May, the leader of the U.K.'s Conservative Party, has occasionally criticized Trump and his policies, even as she's worked to maintain her country's steadfast alliance with the United States .
  • Trump Autographs Photos of Deceased at White House Event

    Trump Autographs Photos of Deceased at White House Event

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    The fate of 2,300 children wrested from their parents at the U.S. border with Mexico remained unclear Friday two days after Donald Trump ended migrant family separations, as the president accused Democrats of spinning "phony" tales of suffering for electoral gain.
  • Brexit: Theresa May Avoids Defeat Over

    Brexit: Theresa May Avoids Defeat Over "Meaningful Vote"

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    The UK government bill on Brexit will irrevocably pave the way for Britain's withdrawal from the EU. The European Parliament's leader on Brexit, Guy Verhofstadt, said Wednesday that he remains hopeful a U.K. The European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator wants the United Kingdom to have an "association agreement" with the EU. The final hurdle in the bill came when MPs voted by 319 to 303 on a sticking point clause after rebel Conservative were given assurances they would have a ...
  • Canada becomes second country to fully legalize marijuana

    Canada becomes second country to fully legalize marijuana

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    The country will become the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide. "Today, we change that". The sale will also be regulated, both by the federal government and more specifically by each province. Some provinces, like Quebec, wanted to ban home growing, but the ban was not allowed. People will also be able to grow as many as four cannabis plants in their home at any one time under the new rules.
  • The Final Frontier? Trump's Pricey Plan for a New Space Force

    The Final Frontier? Trump's Pricey Plan for a New Space Force

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    He described the new force as " separate but equal " with the US Air Force. According to Dr. Burns, in 1967 the global community signed the Outer Space Treaty which prevents countries from having missiles and atomic weapons in space, as well as not allowing military bases on the moon.
  • Trump, facing backlash, orders halt to family separations at border

    Trump, facing backlash, orders halt to family separations at border

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    Republican congressional leader Paul Ryan said the House of Representatives will vote on Thursday "on legislation to keep families together". "This is a bill that has consensus". Former President Barack Obama joined the national conversation about the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents, writing Wednesday that the "cruelty" of such actions is un-American.
  • Yemeni forces claim progress in battle for Hodeida's airport

    Yemeni forces claim progress in battle for Hodeida's airport

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    The offensive was launched last Wednesday to clear Hodeida of Houthi fighters who have held it since 2014, raising United Nations concerns for vital aid shipments and food imports through the city's docks. He said these operations contributed to the imposition of control on these fronts, referring to the heavy losses suffered by the Iran-backed Houthi terrorist coup militia, which made them unable to withstand, or deal with this very critical situation.
  • Suspect in rapper's slaying held without bond

    Suspect in rapper's slaying held without bond

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    Dedrick D. Williams is now being held in custody and the Broward County Sheriff's Department is charging the 22-year-old with first-degree murder , according to TMZ . XXXTentacion was shot dead on Monday after leaving a motorcycle dealership. Authorities said XXXTentacion was ambushed by two suspects. Police said Dedrick Williams , (age?), of Pompano Beach , was arrested shortly before 7pm on Wednesday.
  • Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy

    Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy

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    Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday during a White House press briefing, "We need Congress to fully fund our ability to hold families together through the immigration process". The order does not end the "zero-tolerance" policy that criminally prosecutes all adults caught crossing the border illegally. "Republicans want security.
  • Trump signs order ending separation of migrant families

    Trump signs order ending separation of migrant families

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    A subsequent ruling in 2016 required the government to release underage migrants from immigration detention within 72 hours and place them in the "least restrictive" settings possible, while generally barring the government from keeping children in family detention centres for more than 20 days.
  • Video Shows Priest Slap Baby During Baptism

    Video Shows Priest Slap Baby During Baptism

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    But when the baby continues to wail, the priest slaps the tot in the face with his left hand. And then, I'll kiss the lil' kid - because he'll have become a little Christian. " There, you have to calm yourself, you have to calm yourself, there, there ", he said. In footage posted on Reddit earlier this week, the elderly priest can be seen speaking to the infant, who is being held in the arms of a woman, believed to be the mother.
  • North Korea pledges to destroy missile test engine site

    North Korea pledges to destroy missile test engine site

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    My South Korean friends pointed out that Choe Son-hui, the newly promoted deputy foreign minister of North Korea , is an expert in dealing with the Americans, and is a key advisor to Kim Jong-un on Pyongyang-Washington relations. The North Korean leader also visited a traffic control centre in Beijing before departing for Pyongyang on Wednesday afternoon. Moreover, without a specific agreement on a time schedule, the USA side also has room for interpretation.
  • ‘Womp-womp’: Corey Lewandowski mocks story about disabled migrant child

    ‘Womp-womp’: Corey Lewandowski mocks story about disabled migrant child

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    Watch above, via Fox News . Lewandowski appeared on Fox News again on Wednesday morning and was asked whether he would apologize. The Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy, which has forced the separations of approximately 2,000 undocumented children from their families at the border, has been criticized by both Democrats and Republicans.
  • Attorneys General Call On Trump To End Family Separation Policy

    Attorneys General Call On Trump To End Family Separation Policy

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    Under the policy, any adult crossing the border outside of official ports of entry to claim asylum faces prosecution, whether or not they have a criminal history. "This country is dedicated to caring for children", Sessions said. Now, those crossing face criminal prosecution - but as the children are too young to be charged with a crime, children and parents can not be detained together.
  • Melania's jacket raises eyebrows on border visit, Trump comes to her rescue

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    First lady Melania Trump boards an Air Force plane before traveling to Texas to visit facilities that house and care for children taken from their parents at the U.S. and Texas , as well as the jacket's insensitive message. " It's a jacket. There was no hidden message ", said Melania Trump's publicist, insisting reporters instead focus on the First Lady's detention center visit .
  • Merkel May Get More Time To Reach Immigration Deal

    Merkel May Get More Time To Reach Immigration Deal

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    According to several reports , Interior Minister Horst Seehofer suggested he would give Merkel two weeks to reach an agreement on the issue with Germany's European Union partners. "There are two or three remaining issues" to sort out, a European source close to the negotiations said. She also called for doing more to stop human smugglers.
  • Turkey key country in Syria talks, says FM Cavusoglu

    Turkey key country in Syria talks, says FM Cavusoglu

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    Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced on 16 June that the implementation of the road map agreed upon by Washington and Ankara for the YPG leaving Manbij would take 90 days. Turkey has long demanded that the USA avoid cooperation with the YPG, objecting YPG presence west of the Euphrates River, including the predominantly Arab town of Manbij.
  • Militant groups will be flushed out of J&K: Rajnath

    Militant groups will be flushed out of J&K: Rajnath

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    He said the BJP faced some difficulty in implementing developmental projects as some ministries were not with the party. We had only two options - either form a coalition government or go for another election. Singh, the Lok Sabha MP from Lucknow, also reiterated the Modi government's resolve to ensure a complete end to militant activities in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Michael Horowitz: Justice Department investigating Comey memos

    Michael Horowitz: Justice Department investigating Comey memos

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    So what am I missing?" Horowitz also testified on Monday before the Senate Judiciary Committee . Gowdy excoriated Comey for delivering a watered down exoneration of Clinton, making decisions on his own, and not seeking a special counsel in the Clinton email investigation, while going out of his way to do so in regards to President Donald Trump .
  • House set to vote Thursday on immigration bills

    House set to vote Thursday on immigration bills

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    Senators anxious Trump's fix would not stand up in court and were eager to go on record in opposition to the practice of separating families. Problem solved, right? Not quite. Marshals Service and sends many children to facilities run by the Department of Health and Human Services. "There are workable alternatives", president Richard Cohen said in a statement.
  • Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'

    Italy's interior minister turns gaze to 'Roma question'

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    A convoy consisting of the aid ship Aquarius and two Italian military ships disembarked the passengers in Valencia , Spain on Sunday, a week after Italy and Malta had refused to give the Aquarius permission to dock. "They will be dealt with according to our laws, without exception", Spain's minister of public works, Jose Luis Abalos, said Saturday. The boatload of migrants that was forced to spend days crossing the western Mediterranean includes 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 children and ...