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House to vote on closely watched immigration bills

House to vote on closely watched immigration bills Meanwhile, Ivanka Trump - the self-proclaimed advocate for women and children who was slammed for her silence until after her father signed the executive order - wrote on Twitter that the families needed to be reunited. Staff said the children, who are mostly from Guatemala, typically spend between 42 and 45 days at the facility, which is operated by a Lutheran social services organization con... [Full Article...]

Press Secretary told to leave restaurant because she works for President

Press Secretary told to leave restaurant because she works for President That post was later edited to read, "I just served Sarah huckabee sanders for a total of 2 minutes before my owner asked her to leave and she complied". The incident occurred after a week of widespread outrage over the Trump administration's policy of forcibly separating migrant families who illegally cross the southern border from Mexico. [Full Article...]

1st confirmed death after Ethiopia rally blast

1st confirmed death after Ethiopia rally blast Speaking to Somali Diaspora in Norway, Somali Prime minister Hassan Ali Kheire said the two countries reached a memorandum of understanding on trade cooperation. The blast came just as the master of ceremonies was welcoming viewers from overseas and said in English "this is the day that Ethiopia has become proud". [Full Article...]

President Trump Signs Executive Order to End Family Separations

While it will not reverse the "zero-tolerance" policy on immigration , Trump is expected to sign an executive order that will let families to be held together during prosecution and deportation, according to CBS News . Here is what we know so far about the state of the detained children. But Karnes - the largest of the facilities - now holds 2,000 detainees, according to figures provided by ... [Full Article...]

North Korea Discards Souvenirs Attacking US After Summit With Trump

North Korea Discards Souvenirs Attacking US After Summit With Trump The most crucial remarks were possibly Kim's commitment to "implement the consensus of the summit step-by-step solidly; the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula will open up a new and important prospect". Cha also said that the circumstances of the meeting suggests that the North wants to pace itself in dealings with the US. "Pompeo has to get something before August to justify suspending ... [Full Article...]

Trump signs order to reverse family separation policy at US-Mexico border

Trump signs order to reverse family separation policy at US-Mexico border Several conservatives have said they won't vote for it and predicted it can't pass. During a Cabinet meeting at the White House, Trump said he did not want to separate children from their parents and had directed the departments of Justice, Homeland Security and Health and Human Services "to work together to keep illegal immigrant families together during the immigration process and to reunite t... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Explains Melania Trump's Controversial Jacket

Donald Trump Explains Melania Trump's Controversial Jacket Melania wore a green jacket that said " I really don't care, do u " during her trip, and was also seen wearing it as she arrived in Andrew Air Force Base, Maryland. "These children as they are being separated by their parents are going to face the traumas that are part of post-traumatic stress disorder - anxiety, stress, depression, nervousness", psychologist Dr. [Full Article...]

Who killed XXXTentacion? Suspect arrested in rapper's shooting death

Who killed XXXTentacion? Suspect arrested in rapper's shooting death Williams was taken into custody before 7 p.m. on Wednesday in Pompano Beach , Florida , and booked for first-degree murder. His ex-girlfriend detailed the alleged abuse, which she said took place both before and during her pregnancy, in a Miami New Times story published just weeks before Onfroy's death. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu's Wife Charged With Misuse of Public Funds for Meals

Netanyahu's Wife Charged With Misuse of Public Funds for Meals All these allegations are taking place against the backdrop of probably the best relations ever between an Israeli prime minister and American president and the fact that at least the USA has withdrawn from the Iranian nuclear deal. Reports from as early as spring 2016 claimed that police would push for charges to be laid in the case. Despite the corruption scandals, Netanyahu is extremely popul... [Full Article...]

Trump misrepresents North Korea nuclear agreement

Trump misrepresents North Korea nuclear agreement Japan is eyeing a meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , government sources said a week ago, and Japanese media have reported that one possibility was for Abe to visit Pyongyang , perhaps as early as August. [Full Article...]

Koko, the Bay Area gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

As NPR notes , after she learned American Sign Language, she was featured on the cover of National Geographic , where she took her own picture in a mirror for the magazine. The two were pals for many decades, and Koko was an extraordinary being. NC/BBCKoko the gorilla dead: Who was Koko the gorilla? There, with Dr. [Full Article...]

Merkel gets 2-week deadline in German migrant row

Merkel gets 2-week deadline in German migrant row Seehofer's CSU party is due to meet Monday to decide which course to take. A CSU leadership meeting Monday in Munich unanimously backed Seehofer's plan to give Merkel until the end of the month to find a solution with other European Union countries. [Full Article...]

Trump reverses on family separations

Trump promised "you will have lots of happy people", but the Health and Human Services Department, which oversees the children's care, said in a statement "it is still very early, and we are awaiting further guidance on the matter". A senior U.S. Customs and Border Protection official told The Washington Post on Thursday that the U.S. will no longer refer migrant parents to federal courts for ... [Full Article...]

Time Magazine Lays Child Migrant Crisis At President Trump’s Feet

Time Magazine Lays Child Migrant Crisis At President Trump’s Feet The image features President Donald Trump looking down at a tearful and frightened child asylum seeker with the headline " Welcome to America " printed above. "The little girl immediately started crying ", the photographer told NPR . Moore further said that he really wanted to "pick the girl up" at that moment but he couldn't. [Full Article...]

Kevin McHale Taking Heat For Reported Visit To Donald Trump Rally

Kevin McHale Taking Heat For Reported Visit To Donald Trump Rally As the protesters were escorted out, Trump questioned whether one protesters was a man or woman. Trump has been trying to win over Congressional support on immigration amid a crisis along the border involving the separation of immigrant children from their families. [Full Article...]

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

The furor over the family separations and the chaotic White House response are engulfing Republicans less than five months before November elections that will determine whether the GOP remains in control of Congress. Separated children make up a minority of immigrant minors in U.S. custody . Mr Trump met behind closed doors with several members of his party earlier this week, with insiders ... [Full Article...]

River of Lava on the Big Island of Hawaii

River of Lava on the Big Island of Hawaii The massive flow of lava traveling through established channels all the way to the ocean, some 8 miles away. There continues to be no end in sight amid air quality concerns. There is "a lot of desperation out there". Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim was recuperating Monday at Hilo Medical Center, where he was taken early Saturday after a mild heart attack - his sixth. [Full Article...]

U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, reimposes sanctions on ZTE

U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, reimposes sanctions on ZTE The Taiwanese government yesterday welcomed the US Senate's passage of its annual defense spending bill, which includes a provision calling on Washington to strengthen defense and security cooperation with Taiwan. The inside of a ZTE smart phone. "The heavy sell-off in ZTE and sharp recovery [on Wednesday] was due to rampant speculation, and serious misunderstanding, of what will happen to t... [Full Article...]

Dreamworld ride broke down twice before fatal accident, inquest told

Dreamworld ride broke down twice before fatal accident, inquest told Queensland Emergency service personnel are seen at amusement theme park Dreamworld where four people died on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Tuesday, Oct. A police investigation uncovered several other risky incidents on the ride. Det Sgt Brown said an automatic sensor to shut down the ride if water levels dropped to a unsafe level would have prevented the tragedy. [Full Article...]

United States suspends military drills with South Korea planned for August

United States suspends military drills with South Korea planned for August Significant lobbying is also underway by South Korean entrepreneurs to restart the inter-Korean industrial complex in North Korea's Kaesong - whose operations were halted by Seoul amid military tensions in 2016. Trump in a tweet said that he was personally responsible for ending the war games. "It could also be delivered not only to South and North Korea but also to Japan". [Full Article...]


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