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Anti-immigration U.S. policy protests on, 17 held

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We're afraid in what is purported to be the world's greatest deliberative body to have the debates and the discussions necessary to compromise that will entail between Democrats and Republicans to be able to move forward. Trump's winning ranks. "Bernie calls for abolishing our entire immigration system, which is honestly way further to the left than exclusively abolishing ICE", Max Rivlin-Nadler, immigration and criminal justice reporter for The Appeal , argued in response to ... Read More »

Jordan insists he didn't know about alleged OSU sex abuse

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Jim Jordan is one of the most outstanding people I've met since I've been in Washington", Trump said to reporters during a brief gaggle aboard Air Force One on Thursday. Dailey told NBC that Jordan participated in discussions in which the subject of Strauss' behavior came up. I believe Jim Jordan 100%. "And look, if there are people who are abused, then that's bad and we want justice to happen", he added in his remarks to Politico . Read More »

North Korea is not denuclearizing. Yet

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A bad outcome for South Korea and Japan would be Trump agreeing to a deal that removes North Korea's long-range missiles that pose a direct threat to continental United States, but leaves Kim's shorter arsenal mostly intact. intelligence officials' doubt that North Korea intends to fully surrender its nuclear stockpile. A strategy by David Albright at the Institute for Science and International Security suggests the USA needs to get Kim to disclose a complete list of all his nuclear ... Read More »

Trump administration cuts Obama-era guidelines for campus diversity

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When an institution is taking an individual student's race into account in an admissions or selection process, it should conduct an individualized, holistic review of all applicants. The Trump administration "could just be rescinding the Obama-era polices", Ilya Shapiro, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, told Fox News. The Justice Department under Republican President Donald Trump has been investigating a complaint by more than 60 Asian-American organizations that say Harvard ... Read More »

Michael Cohen: Family, country before President Donald Trump

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Stephanopoulos, for example, said he asked Mr Cohen if Mr Trump had directed him to make a $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels in exchange for her silence. Cohen, Trump and the Trump Organization had split the hefty costs of having an independent third-party, known as a special master, conduct a review of the documents the Federal Bureau of Investigation seized from Cohen to filter out those covered by attorney-client privilege. Read More »

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in graft probe

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The charges against him carry a maximum of 20 years imprisonment. Malaysian anti-corruption agents arrested Najib on Tuesday following a probe into how money went missing from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), a state fund he founded nearly a decade ago. Read More »

North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’

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North Korea will dismantle its nuclear program within a year, White House national security adviser John Bolton insisted on Sunday despite recent reports that North Korea's atomic weapons program is very much alive. But North Korean officials are suggesting that they declare far fewer. Over the weekend NBC News first reported that Pyongyang has in fact recently been increasing fuel production for nuclear weapons at several hidden sites. Read More »

America's Oldest Man, Richard Overton, Robbed of His Savings

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Overton's family says Social Security and banking account numbers for the 112-year-old Austin man were used to make seven withdrawals over the past several months. He told KXAN that the family doesn't know who could be behind the theft, but he suspects it could be "someone in a foreign country". Richard Overton in March 2017, after a special presentation honouring him as the oldest living American war veteran. Read More »

Some Democrats mulling 2020 presidential run call for elimination of ICE

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According to Trump, the abolition of ICE "will never happen". This came on the same day as a protest in downtown Dallas of family separations at the U.S. Unfortunately, President Trump and his team of white nationalists, including Stephen Miller, have so misused ICE that the agency can no longer accomplish its goals effectively. Read More »

Susan Sarandon joins group protesting Trump's border policy

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Two of those arrested included actress Susan Sarandon and Rep. Pramila Jayapal , who serves the 7th Congressional District of Washington state. The protesters were organized by a group of advocacy organizations, including the Women's March and the immigrant advocacy organization Casa de Maryland. Read More »

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban

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For example, the president could not use the ruling to summarily deport thousands of people living in the USA who come from particular countries, since the ruling deals only with people trying to enter the US, according to Cornell Law School professor Stephen Yale-Loehr. Read More »

European Union leaders tackle political flare-up over migrants

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Coming to Merkel's rescue on the explosive issue, Macron on Tuesday said that Paris and Berlin had agreed to seek an European Union deal to send back migrants registered elsewhere in the bloc. In a video posted to Facebook on Thursday, Salvini criticised Mission Lifeline for not heeding the instructions of Italian or Libyan authorities. "We can't accept any one person". Read More »

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

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A whiff of capitalism and the colourful nocturnal life in the throbbing commercial core of Singapore were also in sync with South Korean President Moon Jae-in's vision of economic cooperation with North Korea . "To get normal relations with the U.S.is not just denuclearization". Trump repeated his thanks to Chinese President Xi Jinping for supporting sanctions, although he said that the border between China and North Korea was "getting a little weaker now". Read More »

Erdogan, ruling AK Party take early lead in Turkish elections

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His main challenger, Muharrem Ince , also held a rally in Istanbul. Jailed candidate Selahattin Demirtas hovered at around 6%. More than 56 million people were registered to vote at 180,000 ballot boxes across Turkey . According to Skynews, on Saturday, up to a million people turned out for one of the last opposition campaign rallies ahead of Sunday's elections. These elections will complete Turkey's transition to a new executive presidential system, a move approved in a referendum in ... Read More »

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 »