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Trump signs executive order stopping family separation

On Tuesday Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray Caso said the practice was "cruel and inhuman", and clearly violated human rights. Because any illegal border...


Redistricting ruling has both sides looking at next steps

Jubelirer (2004) "there are yet no agreed upon substantive principles of fairness in districting", and that, consequently, "we have no basis on which to define...


Catholic priest slaps crying baby during baptism

Footage shows the priest quickly losing his patience with the child but things escalate when the child becomes increasingly distraught - prompting the priest to...


Indonesia revises up number missing in Sumatra ferry sinking to 180

Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, and the accident occurred during Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of the holy m...


‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of children stokes rage over separation

But advocates say it's not that simple. They have one hour to collect as much information as they can before the hearing begins. The plan, however, does not...


World leaders slam Trump for separating families at the US-Mexico border

The President claimed, though, that he isn't backing down. "So we're talking about children in some cases who literately can't even communicate, have no idea ...


Convicted vehicle thief arrested as suspect in murder of rapper XXXTentacion

In a video posted to social media Thursday, Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy said he will be mourning XXXTentacion's death for seven days before celebrating his son's li...


Trump tells federal agencies to reunite families at border; Melania visits region

The legislative drama marked a major embarrassment for President Donald Trump's party in Congress. President Donald Trump twisted the media's attacks back o...


Man arrested after explosion at Southgate Underground station

The explosion believed to be caused by a faulty drill battery was reported at the Southgate tube station Tuesday evening, causing flames to shoot 6 feet high, ...


House Republicans cancel immigration votes in embarrassing setback

That policy sparked widespread outcry for what many considered inhumane treatment. There's no reasonable expectation that the so-called "compromise" bill - wh...


TIME Unveils Cover Of July Issue, Focuses On Immigration In US

The cover shows a two-year-old Honduran girl actually crying before U.S. president Donald Trump , nearly in a way of pleading the USA president to let her ...


Kim Jong-un and His Wife Feted by Xi Couple

In a news conference following the summit, Trump said North Korea had agreed to return the remains of USA soldiers. The site in question is the Sohae Sate...


Donald Trump tweet complicates US House Republican efforts on immigration

And some experts said Trump's order to halt the policy of separating children from families caught illegally crossing the Mexican border only created more chaos...


Koko the Gorilla Dead at 46

The teaching experiment became part of a larger project at California's Stanford University in 1974. Another person posted: "At least Koko can finally be ...


Florida man charged with the murder of Jamaican-American rapper

His lawyer, David Bogenschutz, told South Florida's Sun-Sentinel newspaper that police were investigating the killing as a " random robbery ". The 20-year...


North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNA

They also hold smaller training exercises throughout the year. Crucially, the longer the North Korea saga lingers and the more diplomatic attention is fixed on ...


Israeli PM’s wife Sara Netanyahu charged with fraud in ‘Residence Affair’

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu walk out after their meeting with French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, second left...


Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash

Lawyers filed a memorandum to a settlement in California that governs how children are handled when they are caught crossing the US border illegally. Democrat...


Trump To Sign Executive Order To End Family Separation At Border

What does the executive order say? "We are keeping families together and this will solve that problem". On Wednesday, Trump signed an executive order to...


Thousands watch the sun rise over Stonehenge to mark summer solstice

Here's everything you need to know about the 2018 summer solstice, including what it means and how Stonehenge is connected to the annual event. This happens b...


Damascus condemns Turkish patrols around Syria’s Manbij

Though he didn't offer specifics, he said the agreement with the U.S. would see Turkish forces getting closer and closer to Manbij step-by-step, ultimately en...


Israel arrests ex-minister suspected of spying for Iran

The Jerusalem District Prosecutor's Office filed an indictment against Segev Friday, accusing him of aiding an enemy country, spying against Israel and passing ...


Vigils to be held for slain Vic comedian

The comments come after the 22-year-old woman was found dead hours after she finished a comedy gig at a bar and made a decision to walk home from Melbourne's ...


Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Family Separations At Border

Obama's comments joined opposition to the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy which begun in early May that caused the separation of more than 2,...


Does the United States need a Space Force?

That was Trump speaking at a meeting of the National Space Council Monday. "We must have American dominance in space". 'The essence of the American character ...


Trump stops family separation, but continues 'zero tolerance'

I didn't like the sight or the feeling of families being separated", said Trump . "We left so that my family could be safe". Perhaps more important, 70 percent...


Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to ooze lava

Heavy vog is blanketing the interior and southern parts of the island, impacting Hilo and wrapping around to Kona through the weekend, according to the Nation...


Washington and Seoul Cancel August Military Exercise

By way of example, the South Korean president mentioned plans to connect the three countries' railway networks that would make it possible to deliver goods to R...


New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern in hospital for birth

Ms Ardern is set to make history as the first New Zealand Prime Minister to give birth while in the top seat. The 37-year-old worked right up until she went i...


China 'disappointed' with USA move to quit United Nations rights body

The move is indeed a political protest, one made to further secure the loyalty of Israel, a chronic human rights violator by most accounts. It added that th...


Melania Trump Alerted Secret Service to Peter Fonda Tweets About Barron

Fonda's tweets come amid a fiery debate in the USA over the Trump administration's zero-tolerance immigration policy , which has led thousands of children to...


Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border

She had said through her spokesperson, Stephanie Grisham , that; "Mrs Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the ais...


First ladies past and present voice concerns over separation policy

Senate leaders are working through various proposals to find consensus as more and more Republicans are speaking out in sharp opposition to Trump. Republica...


President Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

As the Post reported, Greenberg did claim to work as an Federal Bureau of Investigation informant under a different name until around 2013. Stone was introd...


Battle for Hodeidah: Pro-government forces take airport, approach port

Ambassador of UAE to Pakistan Hamad Obaid Al Zaabi has said that the intervention of the Arab Coalition in Yemen and the ongoing operations around Hodeida port ...


Man kills himself testing stab-proof shirt

According to Teesside Live, assistant coroner Karin Welsh said: "While in the kitchen, he took hold a knife to demonstrate it was stab-proof and sadly reali...


Illinois Republicans in Congress break from Trump over border children

Originally the meeting was planned to reassure Members that he really was on board with the "compromise" bill Paul Ryan wants to bring to the floor for a vote...


Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire

He said so far the army has fired near those launching the devices and at infrastructure but added Israel has warned it "will not tolerate" the current situatio...


Shunned by Italy, migrants at sea begin arriving in Spain

Medical staff wearing white overalls, gloves and masks went on board the three ships to carry out initial checks before the migrants disembarked in groups of 20...


Afghan Taliban tell fighters to stay at posts after attack on ceasefire

Another participant, Iqbal Khayber, told the Reuters news agency that they met "people in areas controlled by the Taliban and in areas under government control"...


Afghan bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce

Afghan journalists, students and diplomats have all reported witnessing the unusual scenes of reconciliation via Twitter over the past two days. Saturday's at...


South Korea, US suspend Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise

The news agency reported that the deal to stop nuclear exercises will contain a "snapback" provision, allowing the United States and South Korea to resume the...


Trump huddles with Republicans as backlash over family separations intensifies

Heartbreaking cries of youngsters calling for their parents in tears can be heard on the tape, reportedly released by a whistleblower at one of the border cam...


Ex-US Attorneys Ask Sessions To End 'Dangerous, Expensive,' Immoral 'Zero Tolerance'

Justice Department is ignoring its legal and moral obligation for the sake of a political agenda at the expense of children and the efforts of state law enforce...


Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke condemns "inhumane" separation of families at border

Authorize new temporary shelters, with accommodations to keep families together. Children belong with their mothers and fathers. In the middle of a nationwide...


Mexico condemns family separations at border

Trump had, in a series of tweets on Tuesday, argued that without a border, there could be no country, saying, " If you don't have borders, you don't have a co...


Government defeated heavily in Lords on 'meaningful' Brexit vote

The amendment would require the government to allow MPs to vote on how it should proceed if there is no Brexit deal by 21 January 2019. The amendment will...


Five immigrants dead after fleeing U.S. border patrol

A auto chase between border patrol vehicles and an SUV carrying 14 people resulted in a auto crash in Big Wells, Texas on Sunday. Authorities say most of th...


Hundreds of United Methodist Clergy file church charges against Jeff Sessions

David Wright, the chaplain at the University of Puget Sound who spearheaded the formal church charges against Sessions, told CNN: "The goal is to hopefully ge...


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...