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Elon Musk Is Offering To Help Kids Detained At The US Border

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For days, Trump and his top administration officials were unwilling to unilaterally reverse the separation policy, insisting that congressional action was required. The last-minute decision came at almost the same moment the House killed another more conservative immigration bill - also supported by Trump and GOP leaders - by a vote of 193-to-231. Read More »

Trump orders establishment of space force as sixth military branch

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It is unclear, as of this writing, if the Republican-dominated Congress intends to provide money for Trump's proposed Space Force. "We've always led - we've gone way far afield for decades now". is respected again. And we knocked that out". Trump will need a lot more than a verbal command to get his Space Force rolling. 'The essence of the American character is to explore new horizons and to tame new frontiers'. Read More »

House rejects hard-right immigration bill, baring GOP divide

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Trump said the executive order is about keeping families together while at the same time making sure that they have a very powerful and strong border. Any attempt by the government to modify the agreement would likely face opposition from the lawyers who negotiated it, according to representatives of immigrant rights organizations. Read More »

Battle rages for airport in key Yemen aid hub

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According to military sources, more than 250 Houthi fighters were killed and hundreds others were injured in the battle of liberating the airport on Tuesday while 87 Houthis were held captives by the national army and resistance forces. Worldwide humanitarian agencies have warned that an assault on Hodeidah would be a major disaster to the densely populated port city and would block aid supplies to more than 20 million people. Read More »

Catholic priest slaps infant across the face before baptizing him

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The concerned father then wrestles with the priest, who put his hand over its mouth in an attempt to muffles the cries. According to the poster, the baby starts crying and the priest points and says: "This is called a tantrum". Attempting to console the child, the priest grabs the child's face and tells him to " calm down ". Twitter users have been taking to the social media platform in droves to weigh in on the horrifying moment, with many tweeting that they would have knocked the ... Read More »

Family separation: A rare u-turn for President Trump

The document was an executive order ending the practice of separating families at the USA border. "Congress must now act + find a lasting solution that is consistent with our shared values;the same values that so many come here seeking as they endeavor to create a better life for their families". Read More »

The new Time magazine cover slams Donald Trump over family separation policy

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Church groups and human rights advocates have sharply criticised the policy , calling it inhumane. Time magazine just released the cover photo for their upcoming issue, and it directly tackles a salient and troubling phenomenon. border patrol agents who were waiting for a group of Honduran migrants to cross the border. "I'm nearly positive these families last week had no idea they'd be separated from their children". Read More »

German govt stands but no resolution in fight over migration

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Speaking after the CSU agreed to give Merkel two weeks to find a European solution to the immigration issue, Curio said Germany should deport migrants who have registered elsewhere and those who have come via safe third countries while it should be more rigorous in deporting those who are obliged to leave. Read More »

Government has changed position on Brexit law compromise - MP

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As a result, they withdrew their objections and voted with the government, sparing May an embarrassing defeat. But the rebels were split, with 74 voting in favour of the Lords amendment, which called for the Government to pursue the so-called "Norway Model" membership, and 15 against it. Read More »

India takes direct control in Kashmir after alliance ends

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Asked whether the army will be given free hand to deal with the situation under governor's rule , Raina said the army always enjoyed free hand and is fully capable to deal with any challenge. "It was a decision that was taken keeping in mind those people in Kashmir who wanted peace and wanted to celebrate the pious month of Ramzan in its true spirit", he said, Indian Express reported. Read More »

Allies unhappy with United States walkout from UN body

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The Americans complain about the constant carping on Israel, which of course should be criticised, but every time the council convenes? "Since its creation, the council has adopted more resolutions condemning Israel than against the rest of the world combined". Read More »

Markets fall after Beijing accuses Washington of 'blackmail'

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China and the United States traded goods and services worth over $650 billion in 2016. That would leave less than $100 billion in USA goods to subject to a tariff hike, far short of the $200 billion Trump is threatening. Trump has asked the US Trade Representative to identify $200 billion (173 billion euros) worth of imports to be targeted, adding he would hit a further $200 billion if Beijing retaliates. Read More »

Melania Trump calls for end to immigrants’ family separation

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Melania is not the only First Lady to condemn the policy, as former US First Lady Laura Bush criticised the policy in the Washington Post newspaper today. Laura Bush was writing a guest column for The Washington Post on Sunday (US time) and compared the policy to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Read More »

Minister: S. Korea 'flexible' on timing, format of ending Korean War

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Chuck Schumer of NY, the Senate Democratic leader, that the summit was all show, no substance, or as the Democrat put it in Senate remarks, "what the Texans call all cattle, no hat". One had been sentenced in April 2016 to 10 years in prison with hard labor after being convicted of espionage. The two sides are expected to hold a fourth round of negotiations over the so-called burden-sharing cost in Seoul later this month. Read More »

Eid to be celebrated across India on June 16, today in Kerala

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Eid is also being celebrated in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates on Friday. The met Office said that chances were higher of Eidul Fitr being celebrated on Saturday, June 16 across Pakistan. The Shawwal moon-sighting committee will gather today. . He said: "In accordance with Islamic law, we have the honour and pleasure to announce that today, Thursday, the 29th day of Ramadan, 1439 AH, which is equivalent to June 14, 2018 has marked the end of Ramadan and the beginning of the ... Read More »

More than 210 injured in Osaka-area natural disaster

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The jolts shattered windows, knocked over walls, and resulted in several residential building fires. The Japan Meteorological Agency is warning that over one week there may be aftershocks that have around the same seismic intensity as Monday's quake, which registered lower 6 on the Japanese scale of 7. Read More »

Multiple Undocumented Immigrants Killed In Car Chase

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In this image tweeted by David Caltabiano of KABB/WOAI, a heavily damaged SUV is seen on Texas Highway 85 in Big Wells, Texas , after crashing while carrying more than a dozen people fleeing from Border Patrol agents, Sunday, June 17, 2018 . Read More »

Indonesian Woman Swallowed By Giant Python

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According to the chief, Tiba's head was swallowed first. The family and villagers launched a search for the woman, and found the snake with a bloated belly about 50 yards from where her belongings were found. Junaidi said the snake had swallowed the farmer whole, adding that it was the only such fatality recorded in the region. The villagers killed the snake and laid it out on the ground. Read More »

A hot, hazy and humid Sunday in West Michigan

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WEDNESDAY | Variable clouds with leftover shower and storm chances. The advisory is in place from 10 a.m.to 8 p.m., but mid-afternoon will be the worst time. Highs in the mid to upper 90s. Yes, it's pretty uncomfortable, but not as hot and humid as tomorrow will be. Also, Saturday night storms were bringing flash flood warnings until early Sunday in central Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. Read More »

5 dead as SUV being chased crashes in South Texas

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The SUV carrying 14 people went out of control at more than 100 miles per hour and overturned on Texas Highway 85, ejecting most of the occupants, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said. Authorities believe the driver and one passenger are U.S. citizens and the 12 other passengers were undocumented immigrants, Boyd said. Some injured were taken by helicopter to San Antonio , about 90 miles (144.83 kilometres) northeast. Read More »

Saudi-led forces open assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida

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Emirati forces with Yemeni government troops moved in from the south near Hodeida's airport, while others sought to cut off Houthi supply lines to the east, the officials said. The Saudi-led coalition has been conducting airstrikes on the city. The conflict has led to food shortages in the country. The officials and residents spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media and for fear of reprisals. Read More »

2nd Kansas sheriff’s deputy dies after shooting

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Rohrer had been with the department for seven years and King for 13 years. The suspect was also shot and underwent surgery, but his condition was unkown. Sunday in front of City Hall. "It's a tremendous, great loss to our agency". Maj. Kelli Bailiff, a spokeswoman for the sheriff, said the two slain deputies were "bright and intelligent wonderful personalities". Read More »

The Stan Simpson Show: Trump and Kim meet for historic summit

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Don't let anyone think anything different. Trump said that Kim's people "sit up at attention" when he speaks, and Trump wants "my people to do the same". He said it's meaningful in itself that the leaders of the USA and North Korea met, talked and signed an agreement that will carry more weight and significance than any pact previously made between the wartime foes. Read More »

Sanctions Remain Until North Korean Denuclearization

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea until it denuclearises. The Russian leader had a meeting with North Korean official Kim Yong Nam on Thursday, at which he handed over an invitation for Mr Kim to visit later in 2018. Read More »

Cheryshev to star in tournament opener

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Although their opponents appeared to make a brighter start in Moscow , Yuri Gazinskiy headed home the first goal of the game (and tournament) after 12 minutes. Russian Federation took the lead in the 12th minute with the first shot on target of the World Cup. Collecting a pass from Roman Zobnin on the left of the box he showed great composure to nonchalantly flick the ball inches above two prone defenders desperately sliding in, before lashing into the roof of the net. Read More »

IG Finds FBI Agents "Willingness" To Damage Trump Presidency

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Leading up to the 2016 presidential election, Comey held two unprecedented press conferences regarding the investigation of Clinton's private email server: one in July to announce no charges would be filed against the former secretary of state and another three months later-just two weeks before the election-to announce that new emails surfaced which prompted the FBI to re-open the investigation. Read More »

Pompeo talks North Korea, South China Sea with China's Xi

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Pompeo was briefing North Asian leaders on the summit, meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in before heading to Beijing to talk with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平). Dr Shin Beom Chul of the Asan Institute for Policy Studies said the halting of joint drills is worrying to South Korean people. The US and South Korea were also discussing a suspension of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercises scheduled for August, South Korea's MoneyToday reported yesterday, citing an unidentified ... Read More »

Trump and Kim promise 'changed world' as historic summit ends

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Basketball star and improbable North Korean envoy Dennis Rodman broke down in tears live on television Tuesday as he recounted the hostility he faced for meeting dictator Kim Jong-un. But critics said the Kim and Trump summit was more style than substance, producing a document short on specifics about the key issue of Pyongyang's atomic weapons. Read More »

Why Was Singapore Chosen To Host The Summit?

The former Central Intelligence Agency chief said USA sanctions will remain in place until Washington verifies the North's denuclearization efforts. Though small, Singapore is also wealthy, and able to shoulder the cost of the historic summit , which would appeal to cash-strapped North Korea . Read More »

Moon Says Denuclearization of N.Korea Could Take Years

During the first press conference after his historic meeting with the North Korean leader, Trump said U.S. war games in the region would be " provocative " amid talks with Pyongyang and promised to suspend them. Bolton in turn called the description "the highest accolade I received during all my service in the Bush years". "I think without the rhetoric we wouldn't have been here". Read More »

Prime Minister hit by dramatic resignation as MPs debate Brexit

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But if the amendments being debated in Parliament this week force a change to the government's negotiating strategy, the wound could yet reopen. Rebels had been pushing for an amendment that would have given Parliament unprecedented powers over the final stages of Brexit talks. Read More »

Kim Jong-un and Trump Meet in Singapore for Historic Summit

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The two leaders are expected to meet with translators for 45 minutes, followed by an expanded bilateral meeting with senior staff. They will then bring in their aides. Trump was hosted for a working lunch Monday by Singapore's prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, at the Istana, which is the official residence of the city state's president. Read More »

How Paul Manafort is connected to Trump, Russia investigation

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The special counsel has now charged 20 people and racked up five guilty pleas during the ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling. They said Kilimnik may have reported to Russian intelligence officers in Moscow or Kiev or both on his work at the International Republican Institute office in Moscow where he was employed for a decade to 2005 and later on his work for Manafort in Ukraine. Read More »

White House adviser says Canada's Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back'

Nearly as an afterthought, Trump - now in Singapore for a summit with North Korean leader Kum Jong Un - tweeted: "Great to be in Singapore , excitement in the air!" On Sunday, Mrs Merkel labelled Mr Trump's use of Twitter to withdraw from the G7 communique on trade " sobering and a bit depressing ". Read More »

Trade war: European Union to put tariffs on USA after Trump’s ‘depressing’ tweets

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He fired off furious tweets saying he told United States representatives "not to endorse the Communique" and accusing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - who hosted the summit - of being 'dishonest and weak '. US President Donald Trump is seated amid a crowd of officials. Mr Navarro said Mr Trump "did the courtesy to Justin Trudeau to travel up to Quebec for that summit". Read More »

(US-NK summit) Expectations running high for successful outcomes

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After his remarks, Trump headed to the Canadian air base at Bagotville by helicopter before boarding Air Force One and setting off for Singapore , where he was scheduled to arrive late Sunday. But it's Kim's pursuit of nuclear weapons that gives his meeting with Trump such high stakes. Another Pyongyang report quoting Kim Yong-nam, the nominal head of state, as telling leader Kim to achieve outstanding outcomes from the summit with the USA has also drawn attention. Read More »

US soldier killed, 4 wounded in attack in Somalia

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A Kenyan soldier working with the Somali forces being advised by the U.S. team was also wounded in the attack, according to three United States military officials. U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased soldier in a tweet. The group used to control most parts of the country, but since 2010, its fighters have been removed from most major towns and cities. Read More »

US expands health alert to cover China after mystery illness

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The message urges staff and family members to contact their health care provider if they experience "any unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns". The Chinese foreign ministry said Thursday that its investigation into the first case has not yielded any clues as to the cause of the incident. A USA official, who wasn't licensed to debate the state of affairs publicly and requested anonymity, mentioned the evacuated American ... Read More »

Canadian Senate votes in favour of bill to legalize cannabis

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I know exactly what he's doing. "We're looking at it, but I probably will end up supporting that, yes". Although he had said during the campaign that cannabis was an issue for states to decide, he was swept into office on a wave of Conservatism, and most Conservatives are against legalizing cannabis in any situation. Read More »