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Thousands to march today in "Families Belong Together" rallies

Thousands to march today in Trump issued an executive order reversing his own family separation policy, but around 2,000 children have been removed from their relatives, prompting an outcry for action. The Trump administration is therefore arguing that it has no choice but to detain the families together for as long as it takes to adjudicate their immigration cases - a process which can take months or years. [Full Article...]

Newspaper says it received death threats following deadly shooting

Newspaper says it received death threats following deadly shooting The city of Annapolis announced a vigil for the victims Friday night at a public square near the State House. Reverend M. Dion Thompson led the service. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2007 to 2014, a department spokesman said. New England Patriots football coach Bill Belichick, who was raised in Annapolis, issued a statement calling the Gazette his "hometown newspaper" fo... [Full Article...]

Police use of Taser on unarmed black man in Pennsylvania spurs protests

Police use of Taser on unarmed black man in Pennsylvania spurs protests He told Williams to sit on the curb, or else get struck by a stun gun, police said . In the video, Bernot repeatedly asks Williams to sit on the curb and stretch his legs "straight out". As Williams begins to pull his legs back, Bernot, who is standing behind the seated man, shoots his ECD into Williams' back. Williams was check by EMS, then taken for arraignment. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Democrats, defends ICE in Saturday morning tweets

Trump attacks Democrats, defends ICE in Saturday morning tweets President Donald Trump recently reversed course and signed an executive order aimed at keeping undocumented families together following public outcry over the separation of parents and children at the border. "I don't think ICE today is working as intended", she said , to Cuomo's apparent surprise. "We should abolish ICE". In May, ICE conducted a weeklong enforcement operation targeting cri... [Full Article...]

Rape of girl (7) sparks angry protests in India

Rape of girl (7) sparks angry protests in India Scindia said at a meet-the-press programme organised by the Central Press Club in Bhopal . We demand a CBI inquiry in the case. Reacting to the incident, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said his government will leave no stone unturned to ensure that the accused were hanged. [Full Article...]

Crowds, including those in east Idaho, protest Trump's immigration policies

Crowds, including those in east Idaho, protest Trump's immigration policies After weeks of growing and near-universal condemnation of his child separation policy, Trump signed an executive order ostensibly ending the practice he himself began . The mood was similar in NY, where Julia Lam, 58, joined the protest with two friends and their young children in strollers. He said they have spent more than $2,500 so far not counting what they are paying a lawyer to help t... [Full Article...]

British defense wins major contract to build nine warships for Australia

British defense wins major contract to build nine warships for Australia The AUD $35bn (£19.6bn) contract will see South Australia's ASC Shipbuilding become a subsidiary of BAE, with production of the frigates taking place in Australia, rather than the Type 26's Glasgow base. By the conclusion of the frigate build, ASC Shipbuilding will be a strategic national asset capable of independently designing, developing and leading the construction of complex, large naval wars... [Full Article...]

People to protest against Trump in all 50 U.S

People to protest against Trump in all 50 U.S There, people held American and Texas flags and signs depicting a migrant father, mother and child as the Holy Family with haloed heads traveling through the desert. Authorities told her he could be relinquished for adoption, she said, as audible gasps came from the crowd. MoveOn, CHIRLA, the Black Alliance for Just Immigration, the Women's March LA Foundation and the Council on American- Islamic ... [Full Article...]

Produce 'realistic' Brexit plan or risk failure — European Union to UK

Produce 'realistic' Brexit plan or risk failure — European Union to UK With only nine months to go before Britain leaves the European Union , it can not come soon enough for summit chairman Donald Tusk and the bloc's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier. On the issue of the future UK/EU relationship Mrs May is said to be considering offering keeping the whole of the UK in the EU's single market just for goods [ie. [Full Article...]

Italy's new PM swings from tough to soft at EU summit debut

Italy's new PM swings from tough to soft at EU summit debut In a final statement full of convoluted language created to appease the divergent views, the leaders agreed to restrict migrant moves within the bloc but made clear virtually all of their pledges would be carried out on a "voluntary basis" by member states. [Full Article...]

U.S., Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises

U.S., Japanese agree to continue joint military exercises The US Defence Secretary Mattis is out with some comments on North Korea and Japan, highlighting that the significance of the US-Japan alliance. The US has publicly maintained its commitment to protect Japan and South Korea - both of which host tens of thousands of US troops - from Kim's nuclear-armed military. [Full Article...]

After shooting, US reporters work to 'put out paper tomorrow'

After shooting, US reporters work to 'put out paper tomorrow' The Committee to Protect Journalists, which tracks threats to journalists around the world, said that "seven journalists have been killed in relation to their work in the United States" since the group began its tracking effort in 1992. A law enforcement source said he carried smoke bombs or flash bangs in his backpack. A crime reporter who witnessed his colleagues being shot at an Annapolis, Ma... [Full Article...]

Thousands march in Minneapolis to keep immigrant families together

Thousands of protesters gathered outside the Minneapolis Convention Center on Saturday, joining groups across the country to march for families separated at the border. Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the musical " Hamilton , " sang a lullaby dedicated to parents who are unable to sing to their children. During an earlier protest on Thursday, almost 600 people arrested in Washington inclu... [Full Article...]

Indian police find 10 bodies hanging, blindfolded in home

Indian police find 10 bodies hanging, blindfolded in home Police say 10 bodies were found hanging from the ceiling and the body of a 70-year-old woman was lying on the floor of the house. As per initial reports, the dead include seven women and four men. The central range Joint Commissioner of Police told media that pollice is investigating from every possible angle and trying to collect and examine evidences. [Full Article...]

True scale of UK role in torture and rendition after 9/11 revealed

True scale of UK role in torture and rendition after 9/11 revealed British intelligence agencies were involved in the torture and kidnap of terrorism suspects after September 11, according to two reports by the parliamentary intelligence and security committee . 'The agencies responded to what they thought were isolated allegations and incidents of mistreatment, but the ISC concludes that they should have realised the extent to which others were using unacce... [Full Article...]

US Secretary of State Pompeo to visit North Korea next week

US Secretary of State Pompeo to visit North Korea next week At the time of their initial arrest, Doan claimed to be an actress, while Aisyah posed as a masseur. Only selected and trained individuals can ensure success'. Malaysian authorities are prosecuting Aisyah and Doan, though they have avoided bringing the wider politics of the killing into the trial. "The conduct of the two accused was to get the attack done quickly without timely reaction from Kim. [Full Article...]

Maryland shooting: Five killed in attack on United States newspaper

Maryland shooting: Five killed in attack on United States newspaper He said Thursday that he texted that comment to reporters at the New York Observer and The Daily Beast essentially as a way to get them off his back, and that they were responsible for taking his comments seriously and spreading it. Susan O'Brien shared the information with The Associated Press in an email Thursday afternoon. She said the local newspaper staff of 20 are a tightknit group. [Full Article...]

‘Families Belong Together' Rally: Thousands protest family separations at border across country

‘Families Belong Together' Rally: Thousands protest family separations at border across country The protest was one among hundreds of " Families Belong Together " rallies held in U.S. cities to criticize policies that led to the separation of several thousand families at the U.S. "Shame! Shame!" at the Trump International Hotel. Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys brought her 7-year-old son, and read a letter written by a woman whose child had been taken away from her at the border. [Full Article...]

North Korea understands U.S. on 'complete denuclearisation' - Pompeo

North Korea understands U.S. on 'complete denuclearisation' - Pompeo Still, the monitoring group conceded in its research paper that the ongoing improvements to the Yongbyon facility should not necessarily be seen as having any direct relationship to North Korea's recent pledge to denuclearize. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been pushing for more follow-up talks to flesh out details over denuclearisation but no date has been set for when they would take ... [Full Article...]

Thief drains bank account of nation's oldest veteran

Thief drains bank account of nation's oldest veteran While the family doesn't know who may have stolen Overton's money, his cousin said "it'd be awful to know somebody who's been that close to him has used him like that". Someone is impersonating the oldest man in America. "It hurts tremendously", said Volma Overton, Richard Overton's cousin. As of Saturday afternoon, that account has raised more than $370,000. [Full Article...]


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