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In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

In reversal, Trump orders halt to his family separation rule It all began with a new Trump administration policy , enacted in mid-April, to refer every person caught crossing the border illegally for federal prosecution, including those who arrive with children. Under the Obama administration, such families were usually referred for civil deportation proceedings, not requiring separation. Every time it seems the Trump administration's immigration policy ... [Full Article...]

Koreas may send joint dragon boat team to Asiad

Koreas may send joint dragon boat team to Asiad South Korea on Tuesday presented a united front with the United States on a decision to call off a major military drill, one week after US President Donald Trump's surprise announcement that he would suspend such exercises with the long-time Asian ally. [Full Article...]

Canada will legalise cannabis this year says PM Justin Trudeau

Canada will legalise cannabis this year says PM Justin Trudeau The ready availability of illegal cannabis on Britain's streets showed that any war on the drug had been "comprehensively and irreversibly lost", he wrote. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould called the legislation - which still requires royal assent to become law - "transformative" and predicted it would protect young people and keep organized crime out of the pot market. [Full Article...]

Disney Raises Fox Bid to $71 Billion, Dealing Blow to Comcast

Disney Raises Fox Bid to $71 Billion, Dealing Blow to Comcast Deadline reports most analysts and industry observers had expected Disney to match Comcast , but not go so much higher. For movie fans, as of now this means that presumed plans to reintegrate characters like Fantastic Four and X-Men (including Deadpool ) into Disney's Marvel Cinematic Universe remain intact, as does the total acquisition of Fox's distribution rights to the original ... [Full Article...]

U.S. pulls out of UN Human Rights Council

U.S. pulls out of UN Human Rights Council The reported move comes amid intense criticism over the Trump administration's policy of separating child migrants from their parents at the US-Mexico border. It's also notable that while Haley tries to claim the moral high ground by condemning other nations that violate human rights, Trump's recent stance towards human rights abusers like China, Russia, and North Korea has been unbelievably fri... [Full Article...]

’Papa! Papa!’ Audio reveals the cries of children separated at border

’Papa! Papa!’ Audio reveals the cries of children separated at border When the parents are arrested on criminal charges, they must be separated from their children, as is the case with domestic criminal cases. Almost 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May. [Full Article...]

Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer

Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer As for the president's demand of Russian Federation being included in the summit, a French presidential source said Trump's proposal did not seem "coherent" in view of the latest economic sanctions imposed by the United States on Moscow. [Full Article...]

Two dead as strong quake shakes Japan's Osaka

Two dead as strong quake shakes Japan's Osaka Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency said 41 others had been injured. A 9-year-old girl died at Juei Elementary School in Takatasuki, Osaka Prefecture, after the wall of a swimming pool complex collapsed, according to the Osaka prefectural police and other sources. [Full Article...]

Natural disaster kills 3, injures at least 40 in Japan

Natural disaster kills 3, injures at least 40 in Japan The quake, which hit just before 8am (7am Singapore time), killed three people, including a nine-year-old girl. Japanese authorities don't confirm death until after an examination at a hospital. Most of the injured were in Osaka - Japan's No. 2 city bustling with businesses. Mitsubishi Motors briefly shut down production at two plants in Kyoto and Shiga prefectures, while Daihatsu Motor Co, a su... [Full Article...]

Trump takes credit for Sanford loss in South Carolina primary

Trump takes credit for Sanford loss in South Carolina primary He's called out the president for his rhetoric, saying he was " partially to blame" for the kind of incivility that led to the shooting at the GOP congressional baseball team's practice a year ago. The Post and Courier reports Sanford has conceded the race. Democrat Jennifer Wexton won a six-way primary race in a suburban Washington district and will take on Republican Barbara Comstock... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump 'hates to see' child migrants separated from families

Melania Trump 'hates to see' child migrants separated from families It's also a situation that has been brewing since the week U.S. President Donald Trump took office, when he issued his first order signalling a tougher approach to asylum-seekers. Late Sunday, Department of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen , who has boldly threatened to quit but not followed through, attempted a different strategy from her superiors: She pretended the policy she (supposed... [Full Article...]

United States will not provide intelligence support to UAE for Yemen operation

United States will not provide intelligence support to UAE for Yemen operation The Iran-aligned Houthis control the capital and most of Yemen's populated areas. But a Huthi attack some 80 kilometres (50 miles) south of the city provided a diversion, cutting loyalist forces off from the government-held ports of Khokha and Mokha, sparking fresh clashes along the coastline. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort is Going to Jail - Katie Pavlich

Paul Manafort is Going to Jail - Katie Pavlich He was booked into the Northern Neck Regional Jail at 8:22 p.m. ET Friday night. Mr Manafort was indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller - the head of the investigation in Russian meddling in the U.S. Andres revealed that one of the witnesses was driving with his wife in rural Italy when Manafort contacted him on February 24, the day after he was indicted on expanded charges in Washing... [Full Article...]

7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman

7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman The python was killed and cut open to reveal what everyone had suspected: the missing woman. Her sister went to look for her at the plantation, only to find her footprints, a torch, slippers and a machete on the ground. The villagers cut open the 23ft-long creature and found Ms Tiba's body was intact after she had been swallowed head first. In a similar occurrence, a man was also reportedly ... [Full Article...]

Norwegian Lawmakers Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Norwegian Lawmakers Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize A group of 18 Republican lawmakers nominated Trump for the prize last month for his dealing with North Korea. Asked afterward if he deserved the honor, Trump said: " Everyone thinks so, but I would never say it ". president Barack Obama and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. He was the second oldest person to assume the United States presidency when he took office in 2017. [Full Article...]

Suspect in WyCo deputies shooting has lengthy criminal history

Suspect in WyCo deputies shooting has lengthy criminal history He said law enforcement officers were doing their jobs and investigating even as they dealt with violence against two of their own. "Deputy King and Deputy Rohrer did not just offer to us a total gift of themselves yesterday". He had been with the force for seven years and leaves behind two young children, Wyandotte County sheriff's Maj. Kelli Bailiff said at a news conference. [Full Article...]

How an iftar party led to the killing of Pakistani Taliban chief

How an iftar party led to the killing of Pakistani Taliban chief He is the man believed to have shot Nobel Prize winning Pakistani female activist Malala Yousafzai . "US forces conducted a counter terrorism strike, June 13, in Kunar province, close to the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan , which targeted a senior leader of a designated terrorist organisation", USA forces in Afghanistan spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Martin Donnell announced on J... [Full Article...]

Trump's former lawyer requests restraining order against Avenatti

Trump's former lawyer requests restraining order against Avenatti At the time, prosecutors had not yet provided Cohen's lawyers with the reconstructed shredded documents or the encrypted messages. Wood has ordered the feds to turn over all the seized material to Cohen and Trump so that they can flag documents they think are protected by attorney-client privilege. [Full Article...]

China vows retaliation for US tariff hike

China vows retaliation for US tariff hike China will impose additional 25 percent tariffs on 659 US goods worth $50 billion in response to the USA announcement that it will levy tariffs on Chinese imports , the Chinese commerce ministry said. China "doesn't want a trade war " but has to "fight back strongly", said a Commerce Ministry statement . Among the specific goods listed by the Chinese government are "unrefined pig fat", coconu... [Full Article...]

Colorado wildfires displace thousands, prompt national forest closure

Colorado wildfires displace thousands, prompt national forest closure That fire was human caused, and an investigation was ongoing, Summit Fire Chief Jeff Berino said. The so-called Badger Creek Fire , burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest, was listed at 150 acres (60 hectares) with zero containment on Monday morning, but had expanded by late afternoon, U.S. [Full Article...]


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