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Only 2 options on North Korea, 'peace or war': Top Republican senator

Only 2 options on North Korea, 'peace or war': Top Republican senator Paul and Graham's comments come hours before President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Tuesday morning local time. "There is no military solution to the problem on the Korean Peninsula", he said. Both said the United States must also work closely with its allies for diplomatic efforts with North Korea to be meaningful. [Full Article...]

'I certainly wouldn't sign' House GOP immigration compromise

'I certainly wouldn't sign' House GOP immigration compromise Three hours later, the tweet came. Trump continued to falsely assert Friday that separating migrant families was a law spearheaded by Democrats. For legal immigration , Goodlatte's bill ends chain migration, kills the diversity visa lottery, and boosts immigration for skilled workers, while reducing overall immigration. [Full Article...]

Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike in Afghanistan near border

Pakistani Taliban leader killed in air strike in Afghanistan near border An Afghan Defense Ministry official says a USA drone strike in northeastern Kunar province has killed Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah. He said the airstrike was carried out at about 9 a.m. The drone attack came after Monday's crucial visit to Kabul by Pakistan army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa. A statement from US Forces-Afghanistan claimed that the strike did not put an ong... [Full Article...]

Insubordination and Bias at Federal Bureau of Investigation

Insubordination and Bias at Federal Bureau of Investigation A report from the US Department of Justice found Comey was " insubordinate " in his handling of the investigation while absolving him of political bias over the FBI's decision to clear Clinton of any criminal wrongdoing before reopening the investigation in the heat of the presidential election battle. [Full Article...]

Pakistani Taliban Chief Targeted, Possibly Killed, In U.S. Drone Strike

Pakistani Taliban Chief Targeted, Possibly Killed, In U.S. Drone Strike The leader of the Pakistani Taliban was killed by a US drone strike, an Afghan official said Friday. He said the militant was killed in a US drone strike Thursday night in the Marawara district of the eastern province of Kunar, close to the Pakistan border. [Full Article...]

Read This Thread: Inside Trump's Detention Camp for Immigrant Children

Read This Thread: Inside Trump's Detention Camp for Immigrant Children The vast majority are held in a network of about 100 shelters around the country, including one at a repurposed Walmart with almost 1,500 boys in Brownsville, Tex., visited by The Washington Post and other news outlets this week. Each day, the federal government sends Casa Padre a list of children detained at the border to be placed in the shelter, Southwest Key Program Director Jaime Garcia ... [Full Article...]

Merkel's government frays as migrant row festers

Merkel's government frays as migrant row festers The standoff has reignited a dispute that erupted in 2015 when Ms. Merkel opened the country's borders to hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers, some of whom had become stranded in Eastern Europe . Then Merkel agreed to keep Germany's borders open, allowing nearly a million refugees to enter Germany amid dispute and disarray across Europe as many governments refused to cooperate. [Full Article...]

Sessions cites Bible to defend border policy

Sessions cites Bible to defend border policy He then showed a Reuters report from March in which three government officials said part of the reason for the proposal was to deter mothers from migrating to the us with their children. country". There have been various debates over the years as to how exactly Romans 13 should be interpreted, but the larger point is that no matter how you interpret the bible, it should have absolutely no plac... [Full Article...]

Kim summit 'important milestone': United Nations chief

Kim summit 'important milestone': United Nations chief Agreeing to verification would entail global inspections of North Korean military sites to certify that nuclear weapons and the means to produce them have been scrapped. Analysts say whether North Korea will allow inspectors from a verification organization such as the International Atomic Energy Agency into the country will be the first major test of Kim's promise to rid Pyongyang of nuclear weap... [Full Article...]

Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida

Yemen rebel attack kills 12 soldiers south of Hodeida The UAE Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Lana Nusseibeh said the offensive was a "deliberate, carefully prepared and executed operation" and that coalition forces, under the direction of the Yemeni government, would advance in a "a calibrated, gradual" way. [Full Article...]

Treason or respect? Trump draws ire for returning North Korean general’s salute

Later Friday, Trump told reporters at the White House his remark was a joke. The presidential official said that the South is still considering the possibility of the two Koreas and the USA jointly declaring an end to the Korean War, even though the idea didn't materialize during this week's summit between Trump and Kim. [Full Article...]

Trump 'Hates' Families Being Parted At Border, Insists Dems Must Change Law

Leadership said it will try to whip the bill next week after they seek clarity about what exactly Trump meant in his Friday morning interview on Fox News , Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenryPatrick Timothy McHenryGOP revolts multiply against retiring Ryan House rejects farm bill as conservatives revolt GOP split on immigration is a crisis for Ryan's team MORE (R-N.C.) told reporters Friday... [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort going to jail after bail revoked

Paul Manafort going to jail after bail revoked President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is set to ask a federal judge on Friday not to revoke his bail and send him to jail pending trial after Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new charges of witness tampering last week. [Full Article...]

Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged

Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged Michael Cohen , the former personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, asked a federal court in California on Thursday to issue a restraining order against the lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels , a court document showed. In April, Cohen's house, hotel and office were raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and millions of documents were seized, including those related to the... [Full Article...]

UN Resolution on Gaza Violence Blow to US - Palestinian Foreign Minister

UN Resolution on Gaza Violence Blow to US - Palestinian Foreign Minister An amendment presented by the United States that condemned Hamas for "inciting violence" along the border with Gaza failed to garner the two-third majority needed for adoption. The resolution was adopted on Wednesday (Thursday in Pakistan) after getting 120 votes in favour, eight against and with 45 abstentions. Turkey's Ambassador Feridun Sinirlioğlu defended the resolution, saying it was "abou... [Full Article...]

US Drone Kills Pakistan Taliban Chief

Afghanistan's defence ministry spokesman said that Fazlullah was among the dead. Reuters and the Associated Press (AP) quoted Mohammad Radmanish, a spokesman for the Afghan Defense Ministry, as also saying that Fazlullah had been killed. [Full Article...]

Stars' anguish over murder of Aussie comedian Eurydice Dixon

Ms Dixon is being remembered for her "kind, gentle and quiet manner", as well as her ability to "command the attention of an entire room" when she performed. Ms Dixon's death has also seen prominent comedians offer their condolences to her family and to those affected in the comedy circuit. Since the news of her death, a crowdfunding page has also been organised by members of the Melbourne comed... [Full Article...]

Signs of differences emerge over US-North Korea pact

Signs of differences emerge over US-North Korea pact But some of the press would say, 'he's meeting with them, therefore he had a major loss.' I said , 'since when?' " Trump said. The press briefing came after Pompeo held a meeting with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono in Seoul to brief the officials of the outcome of the US-North Korea summit held Tuesday in Singapore. [Full Article...]

Pro-EU MPs furious after Theresa May tables EU Withdrawal Bill amendments

It means May's flagship Brexit legislation has once again been thrown into doubt and means she could be heading for an embarrassing rebellion anyway. Amid chaotic scenes in parliament which saw the SNP walk out en masse during prime minister's questions in protest at the lack of time given to debate devolution-related issues in the bill, everyone waited to see what the government's proposed ne... [Full Article...]

US Amb. Bruce Heyman: They 'Punched Canada in the Face'

US Amb. Bruce Heyman: They 'Punched Canada in the Face' He said they've asked for help from the Ontario dairy industry as they address their oversupply issue. The leaders are engaged in a heated battle over tariffs and trade that sees no end in sight. The majority of USA senators agree with that view, said the committee's Republican chair, Sen. Trump followed through on his tweet by pulling US support for a G-7 communique. [Full Article...]


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