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Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran

Saudi-led coalition displays Yemeni arms allegedly from Iran Yemeni fighters backed by the United Arab Emirates said they seized the southern runway of the worldwide airport near Yemen's port city of Hodeida, as fighting raged Wednesday between pro-government forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition and Iranian-backed rebels. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says ending 'war games' his idea, not Kim Jong-un's

Donald Trump says ending 'war games' his idea, not Kim Jong-un's His announcement appeared to catch USA defense officials by surprise, and his comments ran counter to long-held American arguments that the exercises are critical for effective operations with allies and are defensive in nature. But the guns represent a substantial part of North Korea's threat to Seoul, perhaps acting as the main deterrent holding off a US or South Korean invasion during the mul... [Full Article...]

House rejects conservative immigration bill, delays vote on second measure

House rejects conservative immigration bill, delays vote on second measure Bob Goodlatte and Michael McCaul, failed Thursday by a vote of 193-231. But Lou Barletta, who is running for Senate in Pennsylvania, told Mr Trump at the meeting he would have to remain a no vote for a bill that many conservatives consider to offer amnesty. [Full Article...]

Arrest Made in XXXTentacion Murder

Arrest Made in XXXTentacion Murder The slain rapper's lawyer said Tuesday that detectives believed he was fatally shot in a random robbery while likely planning to buy a motorcycle at an upscale shop, Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, a residential neighborhood in South Florida. [Full Article...]

North Korea returns remains of 200 U.S. soldiers

North Korea returns remains of 200 U.S. soldiers President Donald Trump last week, Reuters reported. On Tuesday, Kim and Xi were reported by North Korean media to have reached an understanding on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula after discussing the outcome of the US-North Korea summit. [Full Article...]

Why Melania Trump Is Facing Criticism for Her Latest Fashion Statement

In fact, the first lady's sartorial choices have been fodder for several episodes of Twitter mocking, including the $51,000 Dolce & Gabbana jacket she wore in Italy a year ago. Now to the matter at hand. Her detractors? The media? "Now a lot of the clothes Melania wears sends the message "I really don't care", Colbert acknowledged. [Full Article...]

DOJ asks judge to remove 20-day limit on detaining immigrant families

DOJ asks judge to remove 20-day limit on detaining immigrant families Trump pointed to those images in his meeting, saying theyd "affect everybody" but that he was torn. I feel very strongly about it. Trump had tweeted early Wednesday, before issuing his order: "It's the Democrats fault, they won't give us the votes needed to pass good immigration legislation". [Full Article...]

Trump mocks protester at rally: 'Was that a man or a woman?'

Trump mocks protester at rally: 'Was that a man or a woman?' Trump is telling a rowdy crowd of supporters in Duluth, Minnesota, "We're going to keep families together but the border's going to be just as tough as it's been". Trump also held a small roundtable with representatives from the mining industry and local leaders before the rally. It pits former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a Trump critic running for his old job, against Jeff Johnson, the state GOP's endorse... [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron tells teenager: 'Call me Mr. President'

Emmanuel Macron tells teenager: 'Call me Mr. President' Macron was passing by a crowd when the shaggy-haired lad asked him, "how's it going Manu?" in French... which is probably the equivalent of saying, "oi, how's it hangin' Mal?" to Malcolm Turnbull. Like most politicians, French President Emmanuel Macron seems to enjoy pressing the flesh and posing for selfies when on public outings. The French president then patted his arm. [Full Article...]

Arrest made in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

Arrest made in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion Police took 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams into custody on Wednesday evening on suspicion of first-degree murder , both outlets reported, citing local police. Details about his alleged involvement in the killing were not immediately released. Big Sean added, "I didn't know him personally but I respect how passionate he was about his music and message". [Full Article...]

Trump signs order to reverse family separation policy at US-Mexico border

One migrant, known in the complaint by her initials M.G.U., said that she and her three sons aged 2, 6 and 13, fled Guatemala after her family faced death threats. However, he added, there will be an "implementation phase that follows". Trump hopes to end-run that rule and keep families detained together indefinitely. [Full Article...]

South Korean leader urges denuclearization steps from North

South Korean leader urges denuclearization steps from North Kim Jong Un wrapped up Wednesday, June 20, his third visit to China this year, declaring North Korea's unstinting "friendship" with Beijing in a show of loyalty to his main ally following a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Israel responds to explosive kites with Gaza strikes

Israel responds to explosive kites with Gaza strikes The Israeli military says it is defending a sovereign border and accuses Hamas of using the protests as cover for attempts to breach the border fence and attack Israeli soldiers and civilians. Israel and Egypt maintain a blockade on the Strip which they say is created to prevent Hamas from importing weapons and other goods that could be used to build fortifications or cross-border tunnels. [Full Article...]

Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, dies at 46

Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, dies at 46 Francine "Penny" Patterson; by the next year, Patterson had started teaching the animal an adapted version of American Sign Language, which she called "Gorilla Sign Language", or GSL. Koko's social nature was well documented and she was famous for having adopted a pet kitten , which she named "All Ball". She chose the gray-and-white kitten from a litter for her birthday in 1984, according to a ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump & Immigrant Child Featured On Time Magazine's Latest Cover

Donald Trump & Immigrant Child Featured On Time Magazine's Latest Cover The photo of the migrant-captured by John Moore-is of a two-year-old Honduran girl crying for her mother, who was reportedly taken to a detention facility in McAllen, Texas. Even though Trump has now signed an executive order that should, for the time being, prevent such separations, there are still serious issues that remain, including reuniting families already separated by the heinous p... [Full Article...]

'Extraordinary' sign language gorilla Koko dies in California

'Extraordinary' sign language gorilla Koko dies in California She was born at the San Francisco Zoo and lived most of her life at the Gorilla Foundation in California . Koko's handlers said at that time, she hadn't smiled in six months since her lifelong partner passed away. "Her impact has been profound and what she has taught us about the emotional capacity of gorillas and their cognitive abilities will continue to shape the world", the foundation sai... [Full Article...]

Immigrant children separated from families won't be reunited right away, administration says

Immigrant children separated from families won't be reunited right away, administration says That's what he did on Wednesday. The Trump administration earlier this year began enforcing a policy that separated members of families that cross U.S. Mr Trump had defended the policy, saying he would not allow the United States to become a "migrant camp", but he had recognised the issue was a growing political problem, according to White House sources. [Full Article...]

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's wife Sara charged with fraud

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's wife Sara charged with fraud She has denied any wrongdoing. Although the prime minister is not implicated in this case, the charges against his wife could have far-reaching consequences for his political standing and appear likely to damage his public image. In one case, he and family members are suspected of receiving $285,000 (£215,000) worth of luxury cigars, champagne and jewellery from wealthy personalities in exchange... [Full Article...]

What's next for children already separated from their families?

What's next for children already separated from their families? The policy has separated a reported 2,400 children from their families since late 2016. The Department of Health and Human Services said there are 12,000 children in custody after entering at the border. Pratheepan Gulasekaram, an immigration law professor at Santa Clara University, said the Los Angeles federal court with jurisdiction over the Flores settlement is unlikely to grant the gov... [Full Article...]

When is the first day of summer?

When is the first day of summer? Crowds cheered the rise of the sun at Stonehenge as thousands gathered to celebrate the summer solstice . The summer solstice is one of the rare occasions that English Heritage opens up the stones for public access. In the Southern Hemisphere, they experience oppose seasons, so it is the winter solstice . In the United Kingdom, the Stonehenge monument - an UNESCO World Heritage Site ... [Full Article...]


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