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I’m not signing the compromise House immigration bill

I’m not signing the compromise House immigration bill This week they'll be working on other challenges, most notably in the Senate where the chamber is slated to pass an annual defense policy bill on Monday with language aimed at reversing Trump's lifting of sanctions on Chinese telecom company ZTE. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions' Bible quotation to defend separating migrant families prompts Twitter backlash

Jeff Sessions' Bible quotation to defend separating migrant families prompts Twitter backlash The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, along with Jesse Jackson and William Barber, in separate statements , called Sessions' use of biblical scripture incorrect. Jackson says that in the past "the government tolerated lynching just like they tolerated slavery". Domestic violence is a "particularly hard crime to prevent and prosecute, even in the United States", S... [Full Article...]

Trump's decision to separate families heats up immigration debate

United States first lady Melania Trump uncharacteristically waded into a fierce debate around immigration on Sunday, pushing for bipartisan cooperation to end the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border. -Mexico Border on June 12, 2018, near Mission, Tex. However, there is no law mandating the separation of families. Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME, condemned t... [Full Article...]

Elderly man, 9-year-old among killed in strong Japan quake

Footage on national broadcaster NHK showed flooding from burst underground water pipes, train passengers forced to exit along train lines, and schoolchildren gathering outside in precautionary evacuations. A lower 6 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 was registered in Kita Ward, Osaka as well as Takatsuki, Hirakata, Ibaraki and Minoo in the prefecture. [Full Article...]

Bystander kills suspect at Washington Walmart

Bystander kills suspect at Washington Walmart Police were still piecing together the full story of the events that began about 5 p.m. Police say the suspect then left the store and tried a second carjacking, in the parking lot, shooting an adult male occupant of the auto in the process. [Full Article...]

Report faults Comey but finds no political bias

Report faults Comey but finds no political bias The self-admiration comes despite Trump having said in a television interview shortly after the explosive firing that he got rid of Comey because of "this Russian Federation thing". It also faulted him for alerting Congress days before the 2016 election that the investigation was being reopened because of newly discovered emails. [Full Article...]

DHS Secretary Says There’s No Family Separation Policy ‘Period'

DHS Secretary Says There’s No Family Separation Policy ‘Period' Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform", Stephanie Grisham , a spokesperson for Melania Trump , told several outlets. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump: US should 'govern with heart' on immigration

In the US asylum seekers have watched helplessly as their children have been taken away from them under Donald Trump's new zero tolerance immigration policy. The Trump administration's decision to separate children from their families as a way to curb illegal immigration is adding fuel to an already fiery debate over immigration. [Full Article...]

Three dead, plants and trains halted as quake rattles Osaka

NHK and other Japanese media said collapsing walls had killed an 80-year-old man and a 9-year-old girl, and that another man in his 80s was killed after being crushed by a toppling bookcase. There were no reports of abnormalities at its nuclear plants in the region. Footage on national broadcaster NHK showed flooding from burst underground water pipes, train passengers forced to exit along tr... [Full Article...]

Americans favor Trudeau over Trump on trade policy

Americans favor Trudeau over Trump on trade policy Ninety-eight per cent of CETA came into effect last September on a provisional basis. Without ratification by all 28 member states, the treaty can not go into effect for the entire European Union. In this effort, Brussels needs to convince not only Italy's farmers because many other farm associations across the bloc have criticized the treaty, expressing concerns about rapidly rising pork and be... [Full Article...]

Democrats rush to border to decry Trump's family separations

Democrats rush to border to decry Trump's family separations Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham , said Mrs Trump "hates to see children separated from their families " and believes the USA should be a country that "governs with heart". Critics have expressed outrage at these policies, sharing upsetting stories of parents saying they had no idea they were being separated, of overcrowded conditions in detention centers , and, in at least one case, a pa... [Full Article...]

Several feared dead after Japan quake

Several feared dead after Japan quake In 2016, the magnitude 7 quake that caused significant damage and multiple casualties in southern Kumamoto was preceded two days earlier by a magnitude 6.2 temblor. Service on the Sanyo Shinkansen Line, which links Shin-Osaka and Hakata stations, was suspended due to a power outage. Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga says there were no reports of major damage as of 8:30 a.m. [Full Article...]

Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon was a 'joyous and independent spirit'

Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon was a 'joyous and independent spirit' Her body was found by a passer-by at 3am yesterday in Princes Park, in the Carlton North suburb of the city. Another added: 'I hope that these funds may pay all the costs of this handsome woman's funeral andI would love to see a memorial to her in Princes Park - as we will never ever not be thinking of her as we walk our dogs, watch the soccer, have a picnic or go to the playground'. [Full Article...]

Five dead following Border Patrol car chase in Texas

Five dead following Border Patrol car chase in Texas That agent stopped one vehicle and radioed a description of the other two vehicles to other agents, the agency said. Border Patrol officials have repeatedly warned of the dangers of smuggling large numbers of people in vehicles. Most of the occupants were believed in the country without legal permission. Boyd said the driver and one passenger of the passengers were the only USA citizens in the... [Full Article...]

Giuliani: Trump won’t pardon Russian Federation probe targets now; later, who knows?

Giuliani: Trump won’t pardon Russian Federation probe targets now; later, who knows? Rudy Giuliani speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington, May 5, 2018. Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that President Donald Trump will not issue pardons on behalf of his associates in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, noting that Trump could always hand out pardons after the investigation ends instead. [Full Article...]

Strong Quake Rattles Japan's Osaka, Causes No Major Damage

The quake knocked over walls, broke windows and set off scattered building fires. Train service was suspended across a wide area during the morning commute. The Japan Meteorological Agency has updated the magnitude of the quake to 6.1, stronger than the initial 5.9 magnitude. Japan Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters at a hastily convened press conference that there were no imm... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump 'hates' to see children separated from families at U.S. border

Melania Trump 'hates' to see children separated from families at U.S. border Kelly, Trump's former head of Department of Homeland Security, told NPR last month the policy is one "no one hopes will be used extensively or for very long". "President Trump could stop this policy with a phone call", Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, and often an ally and golfing partner of the President's, said on CNN on Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Greenberg denied that he was working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the meeting and also said he did not ask for money from Stone, insisting instead that it was his friend, Alexei, who had asked for the money. Stone told the Post he rejected the officer, saying that Trump "doesn't pay for anything". Caputo also "forgot" to mention the suspicious meeting in his own congressional t... [Full Article...]

4 people die in crash involving suspected undocumented immigrants

He said four people died at the scene, and several were flown by emergency helicopter to a hospital in San Antonio. The driver, believed to be a United States citizen, was rushed to a hospital; the passenger, also believed to be a USA citizen, now is in custody. [Full Article...]

Mexico City quake detected after Mexico's World Cup win over Germany

Mexico City quake detected after Mexico's World Cup win over Germany In theory and on paper they will control the game but that does not change the way we will play. But despite nearly constant pressure, they were largely kept at long range, and their poor finishing rarely threatened Ochoa as Mexico held out for only their second victory against the Germans in 12 attempts. [Full Article...]


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