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Trump's new immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern

Trump's new immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern It was not immediately clear what Trump, who had previously blamed the family separations on Democrats, would sign. "At the same time we have compassion and want to keep families together ". Mrs May said: "Of what we have seen, the pictures of children being held in what appear to be cages are deeply disturbing". Trump's family apparently played a role in his turnaround. [Full Article...]

When Is the First Day of Summer? The Summer Solstice Explained

When Is the First Day of Summer? The Summer Solstice Explained In 2017 around 13,000 people attended Stonehenge for the summer solstice. This happens because, on the day of the summer solstice, the Northern Hemisphere is as tilted in the direction of the sun as it gets, so it receives the most sunlight on that day. [Full Article...]

Israel says indicts ex-cabinet minister over alleged spying for Iran

Israel says indicts ex-cabinet minister over alleged spying for Iran Former Israeli Minister of Energy Gonen Segev has been arrested and charged with spying for Iran, the Israel Security Agency (ISA) revealed on Monday. Segev is reportedly now being held at a Shin Bet facility. A lawyer for Segev, Moshe Mazor, told CNN, "Recently, an indictment has been filed". Segev's attorneys put out a statement saying that most details from the indictment remained a secret,... [Full Article...]

Turkey says forces patrolling Manbij, will enter town 'step by step'

Turkey says forces patrolling Manbij, will enter town 'step by step' Armored vehicles belonging to the Turkish army were stationed around Sajur river which runs through the town of Jarabulus, in the area where Operation Euphrates Shield took place, and Manbij. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on June 19 harshly criticized a U.S. Senate decision to block F-35 sales to Turkey . Ankara has also said that Turkish troops would enter Manbij step by step. [Full Article...]

Ex-Israeli regime's minister charged with spying for Iran

Ex-Israeli regime's minister charged with spying for Iran In a statement, the Shin Bet said Gonen Segev, who served as energy minister in the mid-1990s and had been living in Nigeria, "was recruited by Iranian intelligence and served as an agent". All other details regarding the case are subject to a gag order. Segev had been sentenced for attempting to bring 25,000 Ecstasy pills into Israel from the Netherlands. [Full Article...]

Former President Barack Obama Breaks Silence On Family Separations At Border

Former President Barack Obama Breaks Silence On Family Separations At Border It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump, who has been insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision. It is also expected to include a provision to prevent the government from separating young children from parents and guardians while in government custody . [Full Article...]

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern enters hospital to give birth

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern enters hospital to give birth Following the birth of her child, the government will be led by Winston Peters , 73, for six weeks. The Prime Minister's office said Ms Ardern was driven to hospital by her partner Clark Gayford. It was the first time in the country's history that a prime minister was pregnant while in office. Asked earlier this month how the couple had been faring while trying to choose a name , Ardern resp... [Full Article...]

Trump Says He'll End Family Separation Policy He Claimed He Couldn't Change

This rule has led to harsher prosecutions and the further erosion of due process-and it helped lay the groundwork for family separation. The department has set up new facilities to manage the influx of children, and Wagner said they were prepared to expand as more children come into custody . [Full Article...]

Along With Lava, Hawaii Volcano Spews Gems

Along With Lava, Hawaii Volcano Spews Gems A steam explosion at the summit will likely shower communities near the volcano with ash, the Hawaii Civil Defense Agency said. The magma has been spouting out of fissures from the ground along Kilauea flank, causing mass evacuations from communities. [Full Article...]

Dozens Missing After Indonesian Ferry Sinks

Dozens Missing After Indonesian Ferry Sinks The wooden ferry had a capacity of 60 passengers but was overloaded and also carrying dozens of motorcycles, said Sri Hardianto, an official at Indonesia's transport ministry. Video footage provided by the agency showed people on another ferry throwing life preservers and life jackets to several people in the water. According to local authorities, 19 others were rescued, but the rest were stil... [Full Article...]

United Nations says human rights are 'pillar' of its work

United Nations says human rights are 'pillar' of its work China, which has on multiple occasions voiced support for multilateral institutions abandoned by U.S. President Donald Trump , portrayed the council as "a major body.to promote the realisation of human rights". Its decision "risks undermining the role of the U.S.as a strong advocate and supporter of democracy on the world stage", she added. It added that the US criticism of the council for failin... [Full Article...]

House immigration plan would allow families to be detained together

House immigration plan would allow families to be detained together While some Republicans working on this legislation have said it's important to address this issue in comprehensive immigration bills, other Republicans say the only realistic chance of fixing it is in a separate bill. More than 2000 children have been separated from their parents at the border in the past six weeks, and distressing images and audio have emerged of youngsters crying for their m... [Full Article...]

Sheriff says deputy sexually abused a 4-year-old

Sheriff says deputy sexually abused a 4-year-old Jose Nunez, a 10-year veteran detention officer for the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, was arrested Sunday after the girl "made an outcry" to her mother late Saturday, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar told reporters during a news conference . [Full Article...]

S. Korea halts its own military drill amid dialogue mood

S. Korea halts its own military drill amid dialogue mood The allies have insisted the drills are purely defensive, to ensure they would be ready at a moment's notice if the North were to attack the South. Moon and Putin are scheduled to meet Friday for their third bilateral summit since Moon took office in May 2017. [Full Article...]

NYT under fire for spiking a Stephen Miller interview from its podcast

NYT under fire for spiking a Stephen Miller interview from its podcast The newspaper said it agreed not to use the audio because ground rules for how Miller's interview would be used were not clearly established. The issue is that Davis interviewed Miller a few weeks ago for a big story about the topic, but hadn't discussed the other ways the audio could be used . [Full Article...]

McConnell: Dems Must Work With GOP to End Separation Crisis

The bill's official language, debated by Republicans pushing immigration reform and the conservative House Freedom Caucus for weeks, is expected to be released Tuesday night. Some members fear that Trump has a mercurial history of supporting legislation, like the omnibus spending bill earlier this year and health care bills in 2017. [Full Article...]

Trump targets FBI's Peter Strzok, James Comey

Trump targets FBI's Peter Strzok, James Comey Strzok, a seasoned counterintelligence agent, was a lead agent on the investigation into whether Hillary Clinton illegally mishandled classified information through her use of a private email server while secretary of state. Rosenstein, who is overseeing the probe. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss a sensitive topic. The Justice Department's inspector general had previous... [Full Article...]

Israel strikes Hamas after heavy rocket attacks from Gaza

Israel strikes Hamas after heavy rocket attacks from Gaza Thirty Hamas rockets were fired on Israel from the Gaza Strip Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. The IDF spokesperson's office reported that seven rockets were intercepted by Iron Dome and three of those fired landed within the Gaza Strip. [Full Article...]

United Nations chief warns of risk of war in Gaza

United Nations chief warns of risk of war in Gaza Sirens also sounded in Israeli areas near the Gaza Strip at daybreak and the army said three rockets had been launched towards Israeli territory but one fell short in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian women flash victory sign in during a protest at Israel Gaza border, Friday, June 8, 2018. Palestinians say they are a popular outpouring of rage against Israel by people demanding the right to r... [Full Article...]

Sessions: Child migrant camps 'not like Nazi concentration camps'

As a result, children are taken away from their parents, because they can not be taken to adult jails. Trump administration officials say they have no clear plan yet on how to reunite the thousands of children separated from their families at the border since the implementation of a zero-tolerance policy in which anyone caught entering the USA illegally is criminally prosecuted. [Full Article...]


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