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Obama didn't separate 90,000 migrant families

Obama didn't separate 90,000 migrant families From October through March, 466 unaccompanied minors in NY were detained by ICE agents - an increase of more than 500 percent. "It's sickening that certain members of the media have chosen to attack our president. "We can not allow our country to be overrun by illegal immigrants, " he tweeted. Friday afternoon, Trump spoke at the White House event to show "the other side" of the immigration ... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Government defeats final obstacle in parliament

Brexit: Government defeats final obstacle in parliament He added: "I continue to be hopeful that the Government will accept our position but fundamentally this is not about the Government, this is about Parliament and - I would argue - this is about my country, this is about securing a Brexit deal which is good for my country in the longer term". [Full Article...]

Uber driver was watching Hulu when self-driving vehicle killed pedestrian

She did not apply the brakes until after the collision. That's how they determined that Vasquez had spent the 40 minutes before the crash watching an episode of The Voice on Hulu . County prosecutors have received a copy of the police report, which was released on 21 June following a freedom of information request. Bill Montgomery's office then asked Yavapai County Attorney's Office to take... [Full Article...]

Trump immigration order may not prevent some family separations

Trump immigration order may not prevent some family separations The executive order does not undo or diminish Sessions' zero tolerance policy, which has caused the spike in parent-child separations at the southern border. She said that they're generally taken into custody by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, whose border patrol agents are authorized to police a 100-mile swath of U.S. [Full Article...]

President Trump Signs Executive Order to End Family Separations

President Trump Signs Executive Order to End Family Separations The announcement came after his administration was besieged from all sides over the policy, launched in early May, to arrest anyone crossing the border illegally. Still, Ivanka Trump's conspicuous silence drew criticism as outrage mounted over the separations. "I'll be doing something that's somewhat pre-emptive but ultimately will be matched by legislation I'm sure", Trump told reporters ... [Full Article...]

May calls US images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing'

May calls US images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing' Theresa May has condemned the forced separation of migrant children from their parents in the U.S., but dismissed calls to call off President Donald Trump's visit to the UK. "The pictures of children being held in what appear to be cages are deeply disturbing". Theresa May says footage of immigrant children being separated from parents at US-Mexico border are "deeply disturbing" and "wrong"... [Full Article...]

House to Vote on Broad Immigration Bill Thursday, Ryan Says

House to Vote on Broad Immigration Bill Thursday, Ryan Says Trump said his daughter Ivanka also spoke with him several times to express her concerns. It is unclear if any progress was made but White House spokesman Raj Shah said Mr Trump had told the group he would endorse their immigration legislation. [Full Article...]

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

The Final Frontier? Trump's Pricey Plan for a New Space Force Following remarks made in May by Trump, US Rep. Mike Rogers, an Alabama Republican congressman who has long advocated for the inclusion of a separate branch of the military to defend American interests and defenses in space, told CNN that " Russia and China are surpassing us in space capabilities and we need to dedicate a separate force exclusively with a space mission". [Full Article...]

Supreme Court issues ruling on gerrymandering case

Supreme Court issues ruling on gerrymandering case Unlike in Wisconsin, it was Democrats who had rejiggered district lines to turn a solidly Republican congressional district into a reliably Democratic one. The justices left the door open for future challenges to partisan gerrymanders. The court adopted a modified version of the test and ruled for the challengers. [Full Article...]

Catholic priest slaps baby then grabs its face during Christening

Catholic priest slaps baby then grabs its face during Christening A woman can be heard saying something to the priest before the man has to physically remove the baby from the priest's arms. It was learnt that the clergyman was obviously irritated at the loud noise by the child during the baptism, and raised his voice over the baby's crying, apparently speaking directly to the child. [Full Article...]

Search on for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking

Search on for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking The disaster struck as thethe Muslim-majority nation celebrated Eid al-Fitr marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, with millions of people visiting family around the nation. President Joko Widodo's government has made Lake Toba one of four priority tourism-development areas with a goal of drawing a million foreign tourists and 15 million domestic tourists in 2019. [Full Article...]

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable' Laura Bush and her husband, former President George W. Bush, are members of Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas. In recent history, several professors noted, most complaints have been brought against clergy who have performed or entered into same-sex marriages, as the country's second-largest Protestant denomination has been roiled by debate over the inclusion of its LGBT members. [Full Article...]

UN Refugee Agency: Record 68.5 Million Displaced in 2017, 3M Refugees Created

UN Refugee Agency: Record 68.5 Million Displaced in 2017, 3M Refugees Created UNHCR's annual report, published on Tuesday, showed the global number of refugees grew by a record 2.9 million in 2017 to 25.4 million, with another 43.1 million people forcibly displaced in their own countries. "When so few asylum seekers are arriving Europe and the USA, we have the responsibility to increase our support to less rich countries that are now hosting a large number of refugees, like... [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump signs order to halt migrant family separations

Obama's post comes the same day Trump reacted to national and worldwide outrage over the border policy by saying he'd be " signing something in a little while" that would resolve the concerns about the border policy. "No one wants to separate families and the president's action will ensure that those who are crossing our border illegally are detained and our laws are enforced", he said. [Full Article...]

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels: coalition

Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels: coalition The capture of the airport would be an important gain for the coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who have said they can seize the heavily defended city quickly enough to avoid interrupting aid to millions facing starvation. [Full Article...]

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death Williams is charged with first-degree murder without premeditation, a probation violation and for not having a valid driver's license. In addition to eyewitness accounts, cops relied on surveillance videos during the probe, TMZ reported . [Full Article...]

Family Separation Policy: Donald Trump's Executive Order Just Makes Things Worse

Family Separation Policy: Donald Trump's Executive Order Just Makes Things Worse Then she wore it *again* when she deplaned back at Andrews Air Force Base after the trip - and after the wave of initial outrage. Melania's visit to McAllen comes amid the bipartisan backlash over the Trump administration's enforcement of a "zero-tolerance" policy - criminally prosecuting migrants who cross the US-Mexico border. [Full Article...]

South Korea seeks India's support in achieving lasting peace in peninsula

South Korea seeks India's support in achieving lasting peace in peninsula Dana White, spokeswoman for the U.S. Defense Department, said planning for the summer drills had stopped, but no decisions have been made on any other military exercises with South Korea. Trump said last week after meeting with Kim in Singapore that he would end "war games" carried out with the South Koreans. This compares to the 60 nuclear warheads North Korea claims to possess. [Full Article...]

House rejects conservative immigration bill, delays vote on second measure

House rejects conservative immigration bill, delays vote on second measure What does the order do? The executive order makes it clear the policy of zero-tolerance will remain in place "until and unless Congress directs otherwise". "We are going to get an immigration agreement done". Even Speaker Paul D. Ryan told reporters Thursday he didn't know if House Republicans could pass any immigration bill in response to a question that was about more than just the ... [Full Article...]

North Korea 'total denuclearisation' started; officials see no new moves

North Korea 'total denuclearisation' started; officials see no new moves Following the historic summit between Donald Kim and Kim Jong-Un, the government of North Korea is expected to facilitate the return of the remains of approximately 200 USA soldiers who died during the Korean War. Mattis was speaking to reporters amid confusion over the diplomatic follow-up to last week's summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. He returned to Pyongyang on his own jet ... [Full Article...]


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