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

The Bexar sheriff called the case "heartbreaking, disturbing, disgusting and infuriating all at the same time". "This suspect utilized to his advantage to place the mother in fear that she would be deported if she did report it", the sheriff said, adding that the "little girl now is safe". [Full Article...]

'We will not apologize': Trump DHS chief defends immigration policy

Under Secretary Nielsen's tenure, the Department of Homeland Security has a track record of neither. "We do not want to separate children from their parents", Sessions said , but he stressed that the administration has a policy of prosecuting adults who enter the country illegally. [Full Article...]

White House says Trump backs GOP immigration bills, despite comments opposing them

White House says Trump backs GOP immigration bills, despite comments opposing them The compromise bill would mandate that children with families seized entering the U.S.be kept together for as long as they are in the custody of the Homeland Security Department, which staffs border facilities and enforces immigration laws. [Full Article...]

More Americans side with Trudeau than Trump in trade spat

More Americans side with Trudeau than Trump in trade spat President Donald Trump , an Ipsos Poll showed on Friday. "And I'd like to remind people that during the initial CETA process, Austria was one of the European countries that we had to have some good conversations to get them there". "The provisional entry into force means that almost 100 per cent of real economic impact and benefit of CETA is already being felt by Canadians, by Europeans", Freelan... [Full Article...]

Border Patrol investigating after SUV seen striking man

Border Patrol investigating after SUV seen striking man The footage was taken on Thursday evening by the victim, Paulo Remes , a member of the Tohono O'odham Nation, who was outside his family home at the time of the incident. In a statement released by Remes and his family, he claims that the vehicle did not stop to check if he was okay. "I'm doing alright, I'm just a little sore, really", he said. [Full Article...]

Caracas Nightclub Stampede Leaves 17 Dead

Caracas Nightclub Stampede Leaves 17 Dead Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said seven people were arrested based on witnesses statements, including the club owner and man accused of setting off the gas. Her eyes sunken in grief, she said all the family wants now is for the club to be permanently closed and the owner held responsible. Most of the injured were being treated at nearby hospitals, and one minor was in serious condition. [Full Article...]

US denies Syrian state media claims it attacked pro-government forces

Syrian state media said on Monday that US -led coalition aircraft had bombed a Syrian army position near the Iraqi border, causing deaths and injuries, but the USA military denied it was responsible. With air power and special forces, the US-led coalition is supporting an alliance of Syrian Arab and Kurdish forces fighting ISIS northeast of Albu Kamal. [Full Article...]

Trump says he's directing Pentagon to create a new 'space force'

Trump says he's directing Pentagon to create a new 'space force' President Donald Trump is announcing that he is directing the Pentagon to create the "Space Force" as an independent service branch. "We must have American dominance in space", Trump said. It also sets up new guidelines for satellite design and operation, to avoid collisions and spacecraft breakups. The decision was not mentioned during a pre-meeting briefing for reporters by Scott Pace, t... [Full Article...]

"Pro-EU lawmaker in Britain's Conservative party: " We…

This gives the European Union very little incentive to negotiate constructively with Britain, knowing that it can stop Brexit by offering a bad deal, safe in the knowledge that MPs will not accept it or the alternative of a "No Deal" exit. [Full Article...]

Difficult Merkel allies mull next move in German migrant row

Difficult Merkel allies mull next move in German migrant row Thorn in her side. Over the weekend, a clash between Merkel and Germany's interior minister over the immigration policy threatened to undermine her three month old coalition government. As well as destabilizing the German government last week, the migration issue also prompted a nasty public squabble between the French and Italian governments, with Mr. [Full Article...]

Gunman wounds 2 at Tumwater Walmart; fatally shot by bystander

Gunman wounds 2 at Tumwater Walmart; fatally shot by bystander At least one of the citizens fired the shot that killed the unidentified suspect, who was in a Walmart parking lot in Tumwater, attempting to commandeer vehicles, Seattle's Q13 Fox reported , citing a police news release. A Walmart shopper has shot dead a gunman who shot a driver in the vehicle park in a crime spree. Police are investigating four scenes connected with the shooting. [Full Article...]

To slap additional 25% tariffs on Chinese cells, modules

To slap additional 25% tariffs on Chinese cells, modules A full-on trade war between the USA and China would likely do significant economic damage to exporters in both countries, raise prices for US consumers , and have widespread effects on the world economy, especially on other countries in Asia that are part of China's manufacturing supply chain. [Full Article...]

Earthquake Kills Three, Injures Hundreds in Japan

Earthquake Kills Three, Injures Hundreds in Japan Several buildings in Osaka and Takatsuki collapsed and were on fire. TOKYO - A strong natural disaster knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around the city of Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, and at least two people were feared dead. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani calls for the Russian Federation investigation to be shut down

Rudy Giuliani calls for the Russian Federation investigation to be shut down An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but also denies total vindication to the president who fired him . Still more messages were revealed in the 500-plus page report released yesterday by the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General. The investigation into Clinton's email ... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated; Laura Bush calls policy 'cruel'

Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated; Laura Bush calls policy 'cruel' Former former first lady Laura Bush also spoke out against the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance policy" over the weekend, writing in an op-ed in The Washington Post that it is "cruel" and "immoral". The letter cites multiple instances where families seeking asylum were separated , despite the administration's assurances that wasn't the case. [Full Article...]

Border patrol chase ends in deadly crash, at least five killed

Border patrol chase ends in deadly crash, at least five killed He added: "This is a flawless example of why our borders need to be secure". In all, 14 people were inside the SUV, including the driver and passenger, according to the sheriff. "The vehicle was traveling around 100 miles an hour", Boyd said. "There needs to be sensors". Footage of the crash showed four bodies on the ground, the charred Chevrolet and several Border Patrol vehicles at the scene... [Full Article...]

Says will 'take firm, appropriate measures' against Syria violations

Says will 'take firm, appropriate measures' against Syria violations With the backing of Russian air force and Iranian-backed militias, Assad's forces have recovered large swathes of land from the opposition. Iranian and Russian support has been critical to Assad's war effort, but Israel is pressing Russia to make sure Iran and its allies including Lebanon's Hezbollah do not entrench their military sway in the country. [Full Article...]

Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

Children would be separated from their parents if the families had been apprehended entering the country illegally, John Kelly, then the Homeland Security Secretary, said in March 2017, "in order to deter more movement along this terribly risky network". [Full Article...]

Taxi driver questioned after injuring 8 near Red Square

Taxi driver questioned after injuring 8 near Red Square Seven people have been left injured after a taxi ploughed into a crowd in Moscow, according to the Sun . However, Russia is now hosting the World Cup and as such is on high alert for potential attacks. The police said he had told them that he was very exhausted after a long day, and he didn't mean to put his foot on the accelerator. "How could he lose control of the wheel, push the gas and dr... [Full Article...]

Six Bible verses Jeff Sessions should read as he separates migrant families

Six Bible verses Jeff Sessions should read as he separates migrant families The State Department's human rights reports routinely criticize other countries for their lack of protections for domestic violence survivors, and US asylum laws have evolved over the years to account for the multiple forms of persecution that victims may suffer-including persecution at the hands of a private actor-when their governments fail to provide protection. [Full Article...]


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