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New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border - but with parents

He said Democrats should come to the table to come to an agreement on immigration legislation. In Texas' Rio Grande Valley, the busiest corridor for people trying to enter the US, Border Patrol officials say they must crack down on migrants and separate adults from children as a deterrent to others trying to get into the US illegally. [Full Article...]

United States leaves UN Human Rights Council

United States leaves UN Human Rights Council The official wasn't authorized to comment publicly and insisted on anonymity. It's not clear whether the USA will quit the council in a way that means it will not cooperate with it in any form or whether it will continue to at least observe its sessions and engage in some of its investigations, the rights advocates said . [Full Article...]

Skopje sees Greece-Macedonia accord as ‘breakthrough’ for Balkans

Skopje sees Greece-Macedonia accord as ‘breakthrough’ for Balkans Reuters reported that the protesters attacked the police with stones, chanting "Macedonia, Macedonia we will give our lives for Macedonia". Greece and Macedonia, a Balkan nation which was born after the break-up of the former Yugoslavia, looked to have resolved a dispute which has dragged on for nearly 30 years. [Full Article...]

North Macedonia Name Deal Signed With Greece Amid Opposition

North Macedonia Name Deal Signed With Greece Amid Opposition Mary's University in London. Parliament speaker Nikos Voutsis accused the extreme-right Golden Dawn party and what he called its "shock troops" of being behind the clashes. "Imagine what (the deal) will mean, just for the flow of people. local business, revival of tourism", says Dimovski, who runs a beach bar just 50 metres from the border. [Full Article...]

Stocks tumble on latest Trump-China trade threats

Stocks tumble on latest Trump-China trade threats On a call with reporters, Peter Navarro, a White House trade adviser on Tuesday said, "China has more to lose going forward". As tensions continue to escalate between the United States and China over a US plan to tax $ 50 billion in Chinese products, Apple is concerned that China's government will create regulatory and shipping hurdles for its products, The New York Times reports today.... [Full Article...]

Sessions says comparing separated children's quarters to Nazi Germany is an "exaggeration"

Sessions says comparing separated children's quarters to Nazi Germany is an The plight of migrant children at the U.S. -Mexico border has taken over the news, stemming from a "zero-tolerance" policy announced in April by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivers remarks at the Justice Department's Executive Officer for Immigration Review (EOIR) Annual Legal Training Program June 11, 2018 in Tysons, Virginia. [Full Article...]

South Korea, US confirm suspending military drills

South Korea, US confirm suspending military drills While the August Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise has been suspended, White said no decision had been made on subsequent exercises. South Korea's foreign ministry spokesman said South Korea and China shared the strategic goal of completely denuclearizing the Korean peninsula . [Full Article...]

'Small number' of people injured in explosion on London's Underground

'Small number' of people injured in explosion on London's Underground They closed the station and said officers were dealing with a suspicious package. Police advised people to avoid the area around the station. There is now no Piccadilly line service between Arnos Grove and Cockfosters. Suspect device found/gone off inside tube. "The police moved us on, but they said there was an explosion in the station", he said. A suspicious package was reportedly found ... [Full Article...]

US to pull out of UN human rights body

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley will use a joint statement in Washington late Tuesday afternoon to announce and explain the departure from the 47-member council. Current members of the Human Rights Council include Cuba, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, Afghanistan, China, North Korea, Pakistan and others. [Full Article...]

Senate shuts down White House effort to revive ZTE

Senate shuts down White House effort to revive ZTE The Senate defense bill's provision to kill Trump's agreement to allow ZTE to resume purchases from USA technology companies so that it can stay in business is not included in the House version of the bill, which has a narrower ban on the Defense Department using equipment or services from ZTE or fellow Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. [Full Article...]

Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government

Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government Today he announced a second child, Alfie Dingley, would be granted a licence to receive cannabis-based drugs. "Let's be clear: actually it isn't", he said. A campaign led by parents, whose children benefit from the currently-illegal medical cannabis products, has gained nationwide media traction. More broadly, he said the recreational use of cannabis was ubiquitous and the thought it could be dr... [Full Article...]

United States expected to withdraw from UN human rights council

United States expected to withdraw from UN human rights council Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, again slammed the USA policy in the latest session on Monday, saying "the thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable". [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle's dad was reportedly paid more than $50k for TV interview

Meghan Markle's dad was reportedly paid more than $50k for TV interview He also recalled the one condition he placed on the prince when Harry rang Mr Markle in Mexico to ask permission to marry Meghan . Thomas went on to say he was " honoured " that Prince Charles walked his daughter down the aisle . The palace said Harry and his wife, now formally known as the Duchess of Sussex, are looking forward to learning more about Ireland's history and meeting peopl... [Full Article...]

US Plans To Announce Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

US Plans To Announce Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends the daily briefing at the White House in Washington , DC, U.S., June 7, 2018. Reuters reported last week that activists and diplomats said talks with the United States on reforms had failed to meet Washington's demands, suggesting that the Trump administration would quit. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions Defends Immigrant Separation Policy Against Nazi Germany Comparisons

Dianne Feinstein's comparisons of Nazi Germany's death camps to the shelters housing children separated from their parents and unaccompanied minors who crossed the border. Roberts said that although he firmly supports enforcing immigration law, "I am against using parental separation as a deterrent to illegal immigration". [Full Article...]

On Father's Day Remember Leader, Role Model: Dad

On Father's Day Remember Leader, Role Model: Dad And we are Blessed to be their children. Dads are the best, aren't they? Have you picked up anything for Dad yet? I'm not afraid to say when it comes to Ava, I'm a pushover. The more a man loves God, the more he will love his children. The NFI website calls it a "father absence crisis in America" and states the "father factor" is in almost all social ills facing the country today. [Full Article...]

How to Help Children Separated From Their Families at the Border

How to Help Children Separated From Their Families at the Border The photos below show families and children that have attempted to cross the U.S. -Mexico border since 2017. "This zero-tolerance policy is cruel". "So we haven't seen children separated from their parents on anything near this scale before". [Full Article...]

In France a woman with a knife attacked people

In France a woman with a knife attacked people A man shopping at E.Leclerc was struck in the throat and was hospitalised, and a woman at the market's cash register was also injured, but not as seriously. A search of the woman's home was underway Sunday afternoon, to know whether "she has links or not with Daesh", said BFMTV . Mr Marchal said: "This appears to be an isolated incident caused by a person with proven psychiatric troubles". [Full Article...]

New Jersey Arts Festival Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 20 Injured

New Jersey Arts Festival Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 20 Injured A 33-year-old man, one of the suspects, was killed, and another was taken into custody, he said. Armstrong, 23, was also charged with weapons offences. "A kind woman pulled me up and over to the side and told me to stay down with her", Knapp said. "It was pretty gnarly". Police are also investigating an attempted carjacking that occurred in a nearby alley. [Full Article...]

Trump wades into German migration row

The case of a German teenager who was believed to have been stabbed to death in a supermarket by her Afghan asylum seeker boyfriend is due to be heard in court on Monday. Instead, she wants to find a common European solution at the EU summit in Brussels. " A country located at the heart of Europe " can not just reject asylum seekers at its borders in a unilateral move as it would provoke " a n... [Full Article...]


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