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Colombia elects conservative lawyer Ivan Duque as president

Critics say that would undercut the deal's promise to temporarily give the former rebels 10 seats in congress. Duque also said ex-rebels involved in drug traffi...


Asylum claims doubled in Canada previous year, United Nations says

This means one in every 110 humans on earth is now displaced. Grandi said 14 of the 193 United Nations member states who supported the 2016 New York Declara...


Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome being separated from family: 'Whuh, whuh'

Her father is a US citizen. While Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas was discussing his views on the family separation policy that has been making headlines...


MSNBC Host Rachel Maddow Cries on Camera About Immigrant Kids

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow tried to share a breaking story from The Associated Press during her program on Tuesday evening about so-called tender age shelters...


UK Government to review medicinal use of cannabis

The review will not look into the reclassification of cannabis as a Class B drug under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and will not consider the legalisation of ca...


Melania Trump calls for end to immigrants' family separation

MISSION, TX - JUNE 12: A boy and father from Honduras are taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents near the U.S. -Mexico Border on June 12, 2018 near Mis...


BJP quits Kashmir govt, calls for federal rule over region

This was Mehbooba Mufti's reaction after the BJP made a decision to pull out of the PDP alliance in Jammu and Kashmir. "We have taken a decision, it is untena...


Disgraced ex-FIFA president Sep Blatter arrives in Russian Federation for World Cup

Former Fifa spokesman Thomas Renggli told AFP that Blatter would meet Putin on Wednesday. But the Federation Internationale de Football Association ban does...


Canada Passes Historic Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The bill is likely to receive Royal Assent this week, and the government will then choose an official date when the law will come into force. The legislation...


USA and China trade war hurting growth: Aus trade minister

The tariffs, which will go into effect June 25, includes 25 percent duties on soybeans, electric cars, orange juice, whiskey, lobsters, salmon and cigars, the f...


Israeli aircraft shells, destroys empty vehicle east of Gaza city

A Palestinian protester holds a bag containing with flammable material that will be attached to ballons and flown toward Israel, at the Israel-Gaza border, in R...


To prosecute migrants, 'you have to take the children away'

Tom Cotton told reporters after noting the discussions were ongoing. The issue boiled over Tuesday at a House hearing on an unrelated subject when protester...


China calls Trump trade escalation 'blackmail'

The Trump administration also has threatened a tariff hike on another $100 billion of imports in its parallel dispute over Beijing's trade surplus, th...


Balderas, Democratic AG’s urging end to border separations

However, many lawmakers, including from Trump's own Republican party , have called on the Justice Department to end the policy. Attorney General Jeff Sess...


U.S. Expected to Withdraw From UN’s Human Rights Council

Current Ambassador Haley warned a year ago that the USA would pull out if the council didn't address what she saw as its bias toward Israel and the fact that...


Dreamworld ride had other ‘incidents’, inquest told

Two children were also ejected from the raft but survived. A DREAMWORLD ride operator was unsure which emergency button to press to prevent the Thunder River ...


Three dead, plants and trains halted as quake rattles Osaka

The magnitude 6.1 natural disaster struck the city of Osaka and the surrounding area Monday about 8 a.m. local time. The government has confirmed that there i...


Susan Rice: Kim Achieved More Than Trump in Summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. President Dona...


One dead as ferry carrying 80 people sinks in Indonesia

According to emergency services, a late-night rescue mission saved at least 18 people and one found dead. At least one person has died and dozens are missing ...


Germany: Interior minister gives Merkel ultimatum on migrants

She asked the CSU to give her two weeks to come up with deals similar to one agreed between Turkey and the European Union in 2016, which means migrants arriving...


IDF Kills Terrorist Who Sabotaged Gaza Security Fence

During the investigation, several homemade bombs were seized, one weighing more than 20 pounds and which was to be operated by a cellular phone, as well as more...


China says will 'fight back firmly' if USA publishes additional tariffs

Trump is angry that China is imposing tariffs on $50bn of USA imports - in retaliation to his original tariffs on $50bn of Chinese goods. In the latest move ...


Greek lawmakers reject no-confidence vote

The protests followed a larger demonstration in Athens on Saturday night, when Tsipras survived a vote of no confidence against his government. He was kic...


In Trump rebuke, US Senate votes to reimpose ban on China's ZTE

ZTE's plight began in April when the US Department of Commerce imposed a seven-year ban on American companies doing business with the Chinese phonemaker after i...


Thomas Markle breaks silence over royal wedding in first TV interview

Markle had been due to take part in the ceremony, and said that he had even started working on his speech but he eventually stayed away, saying he needed heart ...


Kim Jong-un arrives in Beijing — Surprise

At their landmark Singapore summit , Trump and Kim signed a joint statement in which North Korea committed to "work toward complete denuclearisation of the ...


Melbourne park murder sparks safety audit

As a result of police releasing CCTV images, 19-year-old Jaymes Todd turned himself into police and was charged with one count each of rape and murder. In rea...


Trump Falsely Blames Dems For His Own Migrant Family Separation Policy

Sometimes a parent is deemed abusive or a security risk, and other times an adult shows up trying to claim parentage of an unrelated child - sometimes the child...


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

Gonen Segev , a former Israeli lawmaker, has been accused of spying for Iran. Gonen Segev, a former Israeli lawmaker, is accused of spying for Iran and aiding...


DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Defends Separation Of Families At The Border

Trump's deeply controversial plan has earned criticism from other Republicans as well - but most of the elected officials until Monday afternoon had been th...


Trump prepares to slam China with US$200 billion in new tariffs

Trump said. China said it would respond with tariffs "of the same scale and strength" and that any previous trade deals with Trump were "invalid". "However, c...


‘Destiny Day’ for Merkel as Allies Set to Issue Migration Ultimatum

The policy would undermine Mrs Merkel's authority after she operated an open-door approach in 2015 which led to thousands of migrants entering Germany after f...


China announces tariffs on $50B of US products

US soybean futures plummeted earlier this week on fears that a trade war was brimming and China would follow through on its threat of a 25 percent soybean tari...


'Space Force' Is Trump's Latest Directive for the Defense Department

Before making his remarks on the space program, President Trump also weighed in on the ongoing immigration crisis - blasting the U.S.' current immigration law...


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

Salazar said that Nunez had family ties to the woman and her daughter, but that their relationship is unclear. Nunez has worked for the Bexar County sheriff's ...


Three people killed by train in South London

Seven people died when a auto pulled onto a rail crossing in 2004 in Berkshire, southern England, and seven died when a tram crashed in Croydon, south London ...


Homeland Security chief slams 'irresponsible' reports on separation of migrant families

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen stuck to talking points on Monday even as she was bombarded with criticisms of the Trump administration's famil...


USA won't become a 'migrant camp'

We will not apologize for doing our job. "I live in a border state", she said. The recent increase in detentions is a outcome of the Trump administration's ...


Pope: Selective abortion is Nazi mentality

However, during unscripted remarks at Forum delle Famiglie, an Italian group for Catholic families, he closed the door on the idea of same-sex couples forming...


President Trump announces formation of Space Force

If you beat us to Mars, we'll be very happy and you'll be even more famous". "That's a big statement". He asks General Dunford to oversee creation of sixth ...


Donald Trump says he 'wouldn't sign' GOP leaders' immigration bill

The New York paper, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, also criticized Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanWhite House faces growing outcry over migrant family pol...


Dozens of pro-regime fighters killed in east Syria strike

A man sits near a poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during the re-opening of the road between Homs and Hama in Talbisi, Syria June 6, 2018. A spokesm...


Cambodian prince flown to Bangkok hospital after vehicle crash

Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh talks to jounalists during a press conference in Phnom Penh , Cambodia, Jan 5 January, 2015. He was expected to recover. Pri...


Van Crashes Into Crowd At Dutch Music Festival, Killing 1

The driver fled following the incident at about 4:00 am (0200 GMT) by the Pinkpop Festival in the southern town of Landgraaf, near the German border. Belgian ...


River of Lava on the Big Island of Hawaii

This activity means volcanic gas emissions remain very high. The governor's office put the number of residences destroyed at 455. Lava has also destroyed 467 ...


FBI's Peter Strzok willing to testify before Congress

And on Friday, Trump tweeted that "Strzok, who headed the Clinton & Russia investigations, texted to his lover Lisa Page, in the IG Report, that "we'll stop" ca...


Dutch 'Pink Pop' festival: One dead in bus hit-and-run

The organisation said in a statement on social media that it was "deeply shocked" and added that their 'thoughts are with victims and their families'. Militants...


Melania Trump enters debate over separation of migrant families

The statement added, "She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws, but also a country that governs with heart". But there is no law that requires...


Quake kills 3, injures at least 40 in Japan

Some passengers got off trains and walked on the tracks between stations. The Japan Meteorology Agency put the magnitude at 5.9 and JMA Seismic Intensity at...


Gunman wounds 2 at Walmart store, fatally shot by bystander

One shooting victim was flown by helicopter to a hospital, while another was being treated for a non-life threatening injury, according to The Associated Press....