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Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters

Maddow breaks down reading AP story on 'tender age' shelters Her voice catching, Maddow covered her mouth. An American journalist has broken down in tears on live television as she tried to read news of the forced separation of migrant families at the US-Mexico border. Lawyers and medical providers who have visited the " tender age' shelters described play rooms of crying preschool-age children in crisis". On a practical level, the zero tolerance pol... [Full Article...]

630 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean disembark in Spain

630 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean disembark in Spain The majority of French nationals interviewed for a poll said the French government was right when it refused to open one of its ports to migrant-rescue vessel Aquarius , contrary to Spain, and let it offload over 600 migrants. "There will be a before and after", said Father Angel Garcia Rodriguez, a priest who heads the Messengers of Peace non-governmental organisation which is helping migrants... [Full Article...]

Taliban resume attacks on Afghan forces as truce ends

Taliban resume attacks on Afghan forces as truce ends At least 36 people were killed. The group's Amaq website said the attack on Saturday targeted "a gathering of Afghan forces" in Nangarhar, but gave no details. He said there had been an "exchange of views" between the government and the Taliban over the past week, without elaborating. The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Backlash against border policy grows, but furor could help Trump in midterms

Every Senate Democrat has now become a co-sponsor of the legislation which would prohibit children from being separated from their parents within 100 miles of the us border except for instances of abuse, neglect or other specific circumstances. [Full Article...]

AGs, including Iowa's demand Sessions to change immigration policies

AGs, including Iowa's demand Sessions to change immigration policies Sessions does reckon that Trump and his delegates "do not want to separate children from their parents", before admitting that "we do have a policy of prosecuting adults who flout our laws to come here illegally instead of waiting their turn or claiming asylum at any port of entry". [Full Article...]

Trump, Allied Lawmakers Seek Legislative Response to Outcry Over Border Policy

Hundreds of thousands of El Salvadorans and Hondurans , for example, have lived in the United States for almost 20 years on Temporary Protected Status, a designation that President Donald Trump said he will soon terminate, throwing that population's future into uncertainty. [Full Article...]

May: Parliament must not tie Government´s hands in…

May: Parliament must not tie Government´s hands in… Grieve's amendment has already won backing from the unelected House of Lords, setting up a vote in the elected Commons. The upper house instead backed a rival proposal that gives parliament more influence if MPs reject May's Brexit deal with Brussels, or if she fails to agree a deal. [Full Article...]

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome being separated from family: 'Whuh, whuh'

Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome being separated from family: 'Whuh, whuh' Writer-producer Ben Wexler said, "This man, Corey Lewandowski , shouldn't be able to leave his house without being punched in the face". Lewandowski's response sent Petkanas into a rage. These tone-deaf comments come in the face of unsettling audio that was recently obtained from inside a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility where an agent can be heard joking, "We have an orchestra here"... [Full Article...]

India moves ahead with tariffs on USA goods

India moves ahead with tariffs on USA goods These 30 items include motorcycles with engine capacity over 800 cc, fresh apples, almonds, several iron and steel goods, boric acid and lentils on which the WTO proposes to raise customs duty by up to 50 percent. It may be noted that on March 9 this year, the Trump administration imposed heavy tariffs on steel and aluminium items, thus sparking fears of a global trade war. [Full Article...]

We are not surprised over pull out decision of BJP: Mehbooba

We are not surprised over pull out decision of BJP: Mehbooba The BJP was pulling out of its alliance with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir, the party's general secretary Ram Madhav said here today. In the past three-and-a-half years, under the BJP-PDP rule, the State saw the most ceasefire violations, deaths of security personnel and civilians, former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said. [Full Article...]

Blatter arrives in Russian Federation for World Cup despite Fifa ban

Blatter arrives in Russian Federation for World Cup despite Fifa ban Blatter posed for photographs with fans from Mexico and Portugal on his arrival at a five-star downtown hotel. The 82-year-old is being investigated by Swiss prosecutors for alleged corruption during his 17-year reign as head of world football's governing body. [Full Article...]

Merkel, Macron meet to coordinate positions on EU’s future

Merkel, Macron meet to coordinate positions on EU’s future German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has backed down from a threat to bypass Chancellor Angela Merkel in a disagreement over immigration policy, bringing reprieve to Merkel's biggest political crisis to date. "But we stand by our position that, if this does not succeed, turning people back immediately at the border must be possible". One possible scenario: In Bavaria, Seehofer could or... [Full Article...]

Trump’s tariffs: What they are and how China is responding

Trump’s tariffs: What they are and how China is responding On July 6, customs officers will begin collecting the tax on an initial basket of goods valued at $34 billion, which were on the initial list. For example, China's imports of mango and pineapple from the USA are nearly negligible, according to data compiled by Center for International Development at Harvard University. [Full Article...]

Israel airstrikes target launchers of arson kites, balloons in central Gaza

Israel airstrikes target launchers of arson kites, balloons in central Gaza The reports said that the three young men tried to vandalize the engineering machines and equipment to destroy tunnels dug underneath the border between Gaza Strip and Israel. The attacks targeted two Hamas military sites and a munitions manufacturing site, the military said in a statement, without specifying whether the raids had resulted in casualties. [Full Article...]

China Trade War Will Hurt Shale Drillers

China Trade War Will Hurt Shale Drillers China had offered to ramp up purchases of American goods by $70 billion to help cut its yawning trade surplus with the United States, whereas Trump had demanded a $200 billion deficit cut. It's different because it came after Beijing said it intends to slap tariffs on US oil, gas, and coal imports. Dr Zhou and her team had looked at the U.S. [Full Article...]

Canada votes to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Canada votes to legalise cannabis for recreational use One rejected amendment would have affirmed the provinces' right to ban growing marijuana plants at home. Ms Petitpas said the government would follow its expert panel's recommendation to allow for the growth of up to four pot plants for personal use in households: "It is already possible for Canadians to grow cannabis for medical purposes and we absolutely believe the legislation should be c... [Full Article...]

Texas deputy sexually assaulted undocumented immigrant's child

Texas deputy sexually assaulted undocumented immigrant's child Nunez has served the Bexar County Sheriff's Office for more than 10 years. Nunez, 47, is accused of touching the girl's genital area, causing pain and minor injury, over a period of at least several months and possibly years, according to officials. [Full Article...]

Trump’s cruel policy leaves him more isolated than ever

Trump’s cruel policy leaves him more isolated than ever Mr Trump plans to meet with House Republicans on Tuesday to discuss pending immigration legislation amid an election-season debate over an issue that helped vault the NY real estate mogul into the Oval Office in 2016. Parents who are referred by border agents for prosecution are held in federal jails, while their children are moved into detention facilities under the custody of the Office of ... [Full Article...]

Children separated from parents at USA border sob, wail desperately

Children separated from parents at USA border sob, wail desperately The aunt said that Alison has been moved out of the Border Patrol facility to a shelter where she has a real bed. Out of 14 people in the auto, four were killed on the spot while a fifth person died at the hospital in San Antonio , the Dimmit County Sheriff said. [Full Article...]

Sick UK boy to get cannabis treatment

Sick UK boy to get cannabis treatment A number of parents around the United Kingdom are campaigning for cannabis-based drugs to be prescribed for children suffering from seizures, including Karen Gray, from Edinburgh, who has said she is prepared to try anything to help her five-year-old son, Murray, who suffers from "nightmare" seizures. [Full Article...]


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