• Church Puts Holy Family in a Cage
Church Puts Holy Family in a Cage

So church members put statues of the Holy Family in front of the church in an " ICE detention " chain link cage. The White House's "zero-tolerance" prosecution policy has resulted in the detention of families caught crossing illegally at the border.

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  • Germany's Seehofer announces deal with Merkel, drops threat to quit
Germany's Seehofer announces deal with Merkel, drops threat to quit

Sebastian Kurz, the anti-immigration chancellor of Austria , said that if the German government went ahead with the plan, he would take action to seal off Austria's southern borders with Italy and Slovenia. Seehofer and Merkel have long had a hard relationship and sparred over Germany's approach to managing immigration on and off since 2015,...

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  • Trump plans to hold talks with Putin
Trump plans to hold talks with Putin "tete-a-tete"

Sen. Richard Shelby , R-Ala., right, during his meeting with U.S. congressional delegation as U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. attends the talks in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Russian state news agencies had reported that the U.S congressmen were hoping for a meeting with Putin, but Peskov said such a meeting was not on hi...

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  • Facebook shares slip on report of widened probe into Cambridge Analytica scandal
Facebook shares slip on report of widened probe into Cambridge Analytica scandal

The company said it had received questions from the FBI, the SEC, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice in relation to its relationship with Cambridge Analytica. Investigators are also keen to discover if there are any discrepancies in recent accounts and are believed to be scrutinizing CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his colleague...

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  • Chinese firm laser rifle burns clothes and skin at 800m
Chinese firm laser rifle burns clothes and skin at 800m

Realistically, the battery alone would have to weigh several hundred pounds to provide the energy needed to fire a hot laser beam a kilometer. From 800 metres (about half a mile) away or less, the rifle can burn through a target's clothes and skin and, if their clothes are flammable, set them on fire, according to a scientist who spoke to the Post...

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  • Centre warns WhatsApp against ‘evading responsibility’ on spread of provocative messages
Centre warns WhatsApp against ‘evading responsibility’ on spread of provocative messages

This sparked an altercation between them and the mob took control of the five, took them to the gram panchayat office and beat them with stones, logs etc. However, given its wide reach, the app has also been used extensively over the years to spread fake news . Minister of State for Home Deepak Kesarkar reportedly visited the village where the l...

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  • Australian archbishop sentenced to a year's detention over sex abuse cover up
Australian archbishop sentenced to a year's detention over sex abuse cover up

Philip Wilson, 67, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, was ordered to be assessed by prison authorities for home detention, instead of jail, and will face court again next month for a decision on where he will serve the sentence.

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  • USA envoy meets with North Korea officials at DMZ
USA envoy meets with North Korea officials at DMZ

Despite the lack of such verifiable activities in his deal, Trump has already fulfilled some of his promises to North Korea, including cancelling military exercises with South Korea. Bolton also said that the plan had not been put into action yet, which makes sense when you consider the fact that there is no denuclearization agreement between the...

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  • The financial disclosures for possible Supreme Court nominees
The financial disclosures for possible Supreme Court nominees

The President announced over the weekend his plan to unveil the Supreme Court nominee the first Monday after the Fourth of July holiday weekend, saying "I will be making my choice for Justice of the United States Supreme Court on the first Monday after the July 4th Holiday, July 9th!" "No one was asked these questions and as far as I know n...

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  • Iniesta retires from Spain after World Cup loss to Russian Federation
Iniesta retires from Spain after World Cup loss to Russian Federation

Sergio Ramos forced an own goal early on, but the hosts found a way back into the tie by a penalty late in the first-half. Even the team's commitment was questioned after Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion, who missed one of the penalties in the shootout, had said players didn't watch numerous World Cup games in part because they interfered with the ...

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  • Anti-graft officers to quiz Zahid, SE Asia News & Top Stories
Anti-graft officers to quiz Zahid, SE Asia News & Top Stories

Najib quit as Umno president days later, and now faces an anti-graft probe over allegations that billions of dollars were looted from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng told Reuters this month that UMNO was not the only political party to have received 1MDB funds. New Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has reopened investi...

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  • Trump administration to reverse guidance on use of race in college admissions
Trump administration to reverse guidance on use of race in college admissions

However it did not ban affirmative action. The second part of the guidances was to signal something that's been consistent with the Supreme Court for many , many years, which is that promoting diversity and addressing segregation are important to the country, to the education of our children, and that we have a situation where kids can come toge...

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  • Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Arrested amid Embezzlement Scandal Probe
Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Arrested amid Embezzlement Scandal Probe

As for other alleged 1MDB-related activities, Razak is also accused of involvement with the use of "billions" of dollars from the fund for luxury homes, yachts, jewelry, and more. It said in a brief statement that Najib will be brought to court on Wednesday to be charged, but didn't give details of the charges against him. Shortly after taking of...

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  • Trump orders United States flags lowered to honor slain journalists
Trump orders United States flags lowered to honor slain journalists

Only the governor of a state or the president can order an American flag lowered to half-staff, per the USA flag code. After recent mass shootings at high schools in Texas and Florida, President Trump ordered American flags across the country lowered to half-staff to honor the victims.

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  • With Russian Support Assad Already Rules Southwestern Syria
With Russian Support Assad Already Rules Southwestern Syria

Russian efforts to impose a broad ceasefire in south-west Syria broke down at the weekend, prompting the Syrian regime to undertake fresh air raids . Southwestern Syria is one of two remaining rebel strongholds, along with a region of the northwest, that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said he is determined to recapture.

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  • Girl thrown 20 feet into the air from bouncy castle, dies
Girl thrown 20 feet into the air from bouncy castle, dies

The East of England Ambulance Service said it received more than a dozen calls just after 11am. The accident happened as temperatures soared into the high 20Cs on Gorleston beach, a popular area usually thronged by hundreds of sunseekers when the weather is nice.

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  • Junior soccer team found alive in Thai cave after nine days
Junior soccer team found alive in Thai cave after nine days

Chiang Rai provincial Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn confirmed that all 13 of the missing people were found alive. "As long as the kids know we know where they're at, they have food, a way to keep warm, water or filtration systems and light, it would really be the safest to wait it out", he suggested.

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  • German Chancellor Merkel says compromise on migration reached with CSU
German Chancellor Merkel says compromise on migration reached with CSU

Patzelt also thinks there is a high probability that Seehofer, who has previously issued warnings to such effect, will use his power to make sure that asylum seekers are refused entry to Germany if they have already been registered in another European country.

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  • What's new for Amazon's Prime Day? Deals at Whole Foods
What's new for Amazon's Prime Day? Deals at Whole Foods

Leaks claimed Prime Day was arriving on 16th July , and that's just been confirmed by Amazon . "New this year, members can shop Prime Day Launches - exclusive new items, content and special-edition products from hundreds of well-known and emerging brands".

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  • Trump Claims ICE Is Only Reason People Feel Safe
Trump Claims ICE Is Only Reason People Feel Safe

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-NY, became the first senator to announce her support for the agency's elimination last week. Watch the clip above, courtesy of Fox News . Dozens of supporters and activists staged a rally outside of the ICE offices in San Francisco to demand the release of two undocumented construction workers that have been detained...

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