• House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis
House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

And it has emerged that First Lady Melania Trump "has been making her opinion known" to her husband that he needs to do all he can to keep families of migrants together, according to the White House. According to a White House official, US first lady Melania Trump "has been making her opinion known" to her husband that he needs to do whatever he ca...

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  • Plans in place to isolate Houthi fighters in Hodeidah
Plans in place to isolate Houthi fighters in Hodeidah

Saudi air defences on Tuesday intercepted a ballistic missile fired from rebel-held territory in neighbouring Yemen, state media reported , as a Riyadh-led military coalition intensifies an offensive to capture a strategic port. The United Nations has warned that an attack on the port itself could cripple shipments of desperately needed aid to ...

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  • XXXTentacion Murder: Dedrick D. Williams Reportedly Charged As Suspect in Killing
XXXTentacion Murder: Dedrick D. Williams Reportedly Charged As Suspect in Killing

Dedrick Williams was arrested Wednesday for shooting Onfroy in broad daylight - in what authorities believe was a botched armed robbery . The 20-year-old Onfroy was named on XXL's 2017 "Freshmen" class of up-and-coming rappers . However, despite his musical success, the Broward Country born-and-raised songwriter had a hard personal life ...

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  • Obama calls for end to the 'cruelty' of family separations
Obama calls for end to the 'cruelty' of family separations

She has had several private conversations with her husband, pushing him to do all he can to keep families at the border intact, whether via a legislative route, or acting alone to stop the process, the official said. "I did not like the sight of families being separated", he added. Homeland Security @SecNielsen did a fabulous job yesterday at ...

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  • Trump To Sign Executive Order To End Family Separation At Border
Trump To Sign Executive Order To End Family Separation At Border

President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order to keep families apprehended at the border together, weeks after implementing the "zero tolerance" policy that separated thousands of migrant children from their parents. Immigration and Customs Enforcement argued that family residential centers were an effective and humane alternati...

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  • Catholic priest slaps baby during Christening
Catholic priest slaps baby during Christening

The man and woman are recorded attempting to pull the baby away from the priest. It was learnt that the clergyman was obviously irritated at the loud noise by the child during the baptism, and raised his voice over the baby's crying, apparently speaking directly to the child.

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  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un bolsters nuclear talks hand on China trip
North Korea's Kim Jong Un bolsters nuclear talks hand on China trip

However, the president at the time did not name the site. Mr. Kim also promised during a meeting with Mr. Xi in Beijing to cooperate with Chinese officials to secure "true peace" in the process of "opening a new future" on the Korean peninsula, it said.

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  • Melania Trump sends a questionable message en route to the border
Melania Trump sends a questionable message en route to the border

First Lady Melania Trump boards an Air Force plane before traveling to Texas to visit facilities that house and care for children taken from their parents at the U.S. " It's a jacket. There was no hidden message ", she said of the olive-colored item, which is already sold out. Over the weekend, the First Lady spoke out against the policy ,...

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  • Sessions: harsh migrant policy aims to end 'lawlessness'
Sessions: harsh migrant policy aims to end 'lawlessness'

Asked by Ingraham about the specific comparisons of the detention centers to concentration camps , Sessions said: "Well, it's a real exaggeration , of course". "But, they can make that claim, we will process it, and I will review the situation and make a decision". Sessions said the children being separated from their illegal migrant pa...

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

Last week at the summit in Singapore with North Korea, Trump asked TIME reporter Brian Bennett, "Am I on the cover again this week?" Trump, of course, is obsessed with Time magazine - and not just because he paid one of his employees to create a fake Time cover , with his likeness, that he hung in at least five of his golf courses .

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  • DOJ report on Clinton probe hits its mark: Comey
DOJ report on Clinton probe hits its mark: Comey

In the hearing, Grassley said people shouldn't be "fooled" about bias at the department. "They see a story of kid glove treatment for one side and bare-knuckle tactics for the other", Grassley said. In that hearing, he confirmed that his office was investigating Comey for potentially mishandling classified information, regarding the sharing of me...

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  • Aquarius migrants step ashore in Spain after week-long ordeal
Aquarius migrants step ashore in Spain after week-long ordeal

The Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo arrived in the Spanish port just before 7am local time on Sunday, followed later by charity rescue vessel Aquarius and an Italian navy ship, the Orione. "I have mixed feelings", Noguera told The Associated Press as the first boat arrived in Valencia . The Aquarius docked yesterday at the port of Valencia af...

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  • Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit: Kyodo
Japan to halt missile attack drills after Trump-Kim summit: Kyodo

Richard Downes, executive director of the Coalition of Families of Korean & Cold War POW/MIAs, said he has since been told the North may have the remains of more than 200 American service members that were likely recovered from land during farming or construction and could be easily returned.

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  • U.S. pulls out of UN Human Rights Council, cites bias against Israel
U.S. pulls out of UN Human Rights Council, cites bias against Israel

Border Patrol agents take them into custody on June 12, 2018 near McAllen, Texas. The United States is expected to announce today it will withdraw from the United Nation's Human Rights Council . Israel is the only country in the UN Human Rights Council with a dedicated council item. The U.S. on Tuesday announced its withdrawal from the U.N.

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  • Sara Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister's Wife, Is Charged With Fraud
Sara Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister's Wife, Is Charged With Fraud

Cohen has previously said that Netanyahu's defenses regarding food orders made in 2010 and 2013, when Naftali was not at the Prime Minister's Residence, were that those accusations related only to around NIS 134,000. "They're dealing with the most important things in the world", he told supporters at a rally, "the procedure for replacing a light bu...

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  • Let's hope Trump's border-family order succeeds
Let's hope Trump's border-family order succeeds

It's unclear how long it will take for Trump's order to be implemented. Now, under what's called the Flores consent decree, children can be detained by ICE for only 20 days . The House of Representatives planned to vote on Thursday on two bills created to halt family separations and address a range of other immigration issues.

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  • British PM May's Brexit plans set for defeat, teeing up Wednesday showdown
British PM May's Brexit plans set for defeat, teeing up Wednesday showdown

The amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill was drawn up in consultation with pro-European MPs in the lower House of Commons, who will have a chance to vote on it themselves on Wednesday. The amendment drawn by the United Kingdom government speaks of merely an advisory rather than a meaningful vote. "And part of that has got to be where, if Miche...

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  • Trump insists crime rising in Germany, questioning official data
Trump insists crime rising in Germany, questioning official data

Merkel's welcome to refugees also infuriated Seehofer and his CSU, the sister party of her Christian Democrats in the southern state of Bavaria, which became the main entry point for most migrants. Merkel wants Germany to abide by European rules concerning immigrants while her government colleagues are demanding that Germany close the borders t...

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  • NZ PM in hospital to give birth
NZ PM in hospital to give birth

Not surprisingly, the PM's office won't be giving any more formal announcements until Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford get to officially announce the birth of their child, the sex of which they haven't let slip yet. The baby was born at 4.45pm at Auckland Public Hospital and weighs 3.31 kgs. A sense of excitement was seen around the countr...

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  • Trump orders halt to separating migrant children from their families
Trump orders halt to separating migrant children from their families

Meanwhile, 420 parents and children are crossing the southern border in family groups on a daily basis, according to data obtained by NBC News . As The Post's report mentions, the order likely will lead to violations of the 1997 "Flores" settlement , which prohibits detaining children beyond 20 days.

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