Trump declares North Korea still poses 'extraordinary threat'

Japan has made a decision to halt evacuation drills to prepare for a potential North Korean missile attack as tensions had eased following a historic summit between the leaders of the United States and North Korea, Kyodo news agency reported on Thur... More..

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Explosion rocks rally in support of new Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Explosion rocks rally in support of new Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed

In a televised address shortly after the incident, the PM confirmed that " a few people " were killed and injured in the explosion, and sent condolences to the families of the victims. "Some whose heart is fi...More..

500 migrant kids have been reunited with their families
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

500 migrant kids have been reunited with their families

The fate of those children remains unclear . "We must maintain a Strong Southern Border", the president wrote . Trump accused the media of ignoring the families of victims killed by unauthorized immigrant...More..

by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Arizona Uber crash driver was 'watching TV'

However, footage provided by Uber from the car's internal cameras showed Vasquez repeatedly glancing down rather than looking at the road. In its experiments with driverless cars, Uber has mandated that a h...More..

Trump retreats on family separation, signing order to end policy
by | Saturday, June 23, 2018

Trump retreats on family separation, signing order to end policy

Of course, Trump will never admit he was forced to climb down from his hubris and flip on separating families, but even the Trump megaphone Breitbart News gets it: "Trump Buckles: Caves to Left-Wing Hate With...More..

What does a 'meaningful vote' on Brexit really mean?
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

What does a 'meaningful vote' on Brexit really mean?

Grieve subsequently withdrew his support from his own amendment at the last moment, accepting a government compromise and reassurance about respect for the power MPs held regarding accountability of the governm...More..

Trump to ‘sign something’ on immigrant family separations
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump to ‘sign something’ on immigrant family separations

On Tuesday, the co-creator of the sitcom Modern Family said he would cut ties with Fox's TV production studio because of Fox News' rhetoric around the Trump administration's immigration policy. But Trump ...More..

UK PM calls US images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing'
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

UK PM calls US images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing'

May, the leader of the U.K.'s Conservative Party, has occasionally criticized Trump and his policies, even as she's worked to maintain her country's steadfast alliance with the United States . A Department of ...More..

Trump Eyes US Dominance In Space With 6th Branch Of Armed Forces
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump Eyes US Dominance In Space With 6th Branch Of Armed Forces

Bondarev pointed out that the creation of Trump's Space Force would require the U.S.to abandon the 1967 Outer Space Treaty , an global agreement that establishes rules for the use and exploration of space. Whi...More..

What caused Trump to reverse course on family separation?
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

What caused Trump to reverse course on family separation?

Trump's decision to relent was a reversal since he had gambled that he could use the plight of the children and public outrage to ram through his hardline changes to immigration police in legislation. The exa...More..

Supreme Court Rules On Gerrymandering In Wisconsin And Maryland
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Supreme Court Rules On Gerrymandering In Wisconsin And Maryland

The justices' decision means that the GOP-friendly map for the Wisconsin state assembly will remain in place for now. The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryla...More..

Angry priest slaps baby who wouldn’t stop crying during baptism
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Angry priest slaps baby who wouldn’t stop crying during baptism

The priest is shown to hit the poor child in the face because he would not stop crying. The priest won't let go, however, as he holds the stunned baby to his chest, with his hand over the baby's face to muffl...More..

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

UN rights chief: US policy on migrant kids 'unconscionable'

Sessions is accused of violating section 2702.3 of the 2016 United Methodist Book of Discipline and is formally accused of: (1) child abuse; (2) immorality; (3) racial discrimination; and (4) apostasy in the ...More..

Suspect arrested in death of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Suspect arrested in death of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion

He was in a black BMW i8 when two armed suspects approached him. Williams has been repeatedly arrested and had been on probation through 2021 over auto theft, according to law enforcement records. Police ...More..

UN refugee boss concerned over US separating children from families
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

UN refugee boss concerned over US separating children from families

They are: Syria has the highest forcibly displaced population in the world with 6.3m refugees, 6.2m internally displaced persons and nearly 150,000 asylum-seekers This was the second largest refugee-produci...More..

by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy

He has stuck to his guns on a variety of controversial policies despite condemnation at home and overseas. At the same time, we don't want people coming into our country illegally'. Despite public outcry over t...More..

by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Global outcry grows against Trump border policy

The order directs US Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to detain families together when they are apprehended after crossing the border and allows them to be housed on military bases indefinitely. Int...More..

Houthis say launch missile at Aramco facility in Saudi Arabia
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Houthis say launch missile at Aramco facility in Saudi Arabia

After almost a month of sporadic clashes between Houthi forces and the coalition, coupled with Hadi's militia, in the volatile province of Hudaydah, the latter two launched a major offensive on June 13 to tak...More..

North Korea has returned remains of 200 US soldiers: Donald Trump
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

North Korea has returned remains of 200 US soldiers: Donald Trump

Trump's comments come as South Korean President Moon Jae-in is in Russian Federation, where he is pitching the economic benefits of peace on the Korean Peninsula . Nor did Trump appear to have the real resolv...More..

The status of the detained children on the border of US, Mexico
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

The status of the detained children on the border of US, Mexico

The outcome of the votes is uncertain. The measure they came up with during weeks of negotiations with GOP leaders and conservatives from both the House Freedom Caucus and the Republican Study Committee - d...More..

S. Korea calls for 'corresponding measures' from the North after drills suspended
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

S. Korea calls for 'corresponding measures' from the North after drills suspended

And the agreement was followed by North Korea's implementation of "practical measures" for complete denuclearization - including a pledge to shut down its missile engine test site after the decision to dismantl...More..

XXXTentacion Murder Suspect Arrested
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

XXXTentacion Murder Suspect Arrested

BSO confirms that just after 7 last night, deputies arrested 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams in connection with the rapper's death. Dedrick Williams , 22, of Pompano Beach , has been arrested in the sh...More..

by | Friday, June 22, 2018

‘I really don’t care’: Melania Trump’s jacket stuns on migrant visit

Images and recordings of distressed children held in enclosures akin to cages have sparked global fury. Her visit comes amid growing outrage in the United States over a policy that separates migrant childre...More..

Trump Directs Administration To Reunite Children Separated From Parents
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Trump Directs Administration To Reunite Children Separated From Parents

The actions left parents with little or no information about where their children were being taken or when or how they would be reunited. The person said Trump called the Justice Department Wednesday morn...More..

Kevin McHale Taking Heat For Reported Visit To Donald Trump Rally
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Kevin McHale Taking Heat For Reported Visit To Donald Trump Rally

Trump as a protester is forcibly removed from Minnesota rally: "Was that a man or a woman?" The crowd roared, and broke into a "USA" chant. At least two protesters interrupted a rally held by Donald Trum...More..

Koko the gorilla dies in Woodside
by | Friday, June 22, 2018

Koko the gorilla dies in Woodside

Koko would've turned 47 on July 4. Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo in 1971. By the next year, Patterson had started teaching Koko an adapted version of American Sign Language, which she called...More..

Koko, the Gorilla Who Learned Sign Language, Passes Away at 46
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Koko, the Gorilla Who Learned Sign Language, Passes Away at 46

It was in San Francisco where the newborn gorilla met a budding animal psychologist, Dr. Francine "Penny" Patterson; by the next year, Patterson had started teaching the animal an adapted version of American ...More..

by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Child separations: what does Trump's order actually mean?

Immigrant children walk in a line outside the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, a former Job Corps site that now houses them, on June 20, 2018, in Homestead, Florida. Both House bills, bac...More..

North Korean side of DMZ sounds quieter now, even peaceful
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

North Korean side of DMZ sounds quieter now, even peaceful

North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping came to an understanding on issues that were discussed at a summit between the two leaders, including denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula , the N...More..

Israeli strikes on Gaza, rockets from Strip
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Israeli strikes on Gaza, rockets from Strip

Israel's deadly tactics in confronting the weekly Friday protests have drawn global condemnation. A Palestinian protester throws a teargas canister back at Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's ...More..

Half of Aquarius migrants 'seek asylum in France':…
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Half of Aquarius migrants 'seek asylum in France':…

Among the passengers are 450 men and 80 women - at least seven of them pregnant - as well as 89 adolescents and 11 children under the age of 13, figures released by the Valencian authorities show. VALENCIA The ...More..

New 'Time' cover puts Trump's immigration policy on blast
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

New 'Time' cover puts Trump's immigration policy on blast

Children are being essentially kidnapped. Today's TIME cover juxtaposes a cutout photo of US president Trump in profile, with another cutout from a well-known image of a family being detained at the US-Mexi...More..

Trump orders halt to separating migrant children from their families
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump orders halt to separating migrant children from their families

President Donald Trump announced today that he would be signing an executive order "to keep families together". On Thursday, House Republicans will vote on two immigration bills. "The real fault is with ...More..

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's wife Sara charged with fraud
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's wife Sara charged with fraud

Sara Netanyahu , the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , was on Thursday officially indicted on charges of aggravated fraud and breach of trust, according to the Justice Ministry. Prime Ministe...More..

Trump Signs Order to End Family Separation Policy
by | Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump Signs Order to End Family Separation Policy

Trump told House Republicans on Tuesday night he would support either of the immigration bills under consideration but did not give a preference. "They regress developmentally, where they may have been verbal b...More..