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Italy migrant row: Malta defiant over stranded rescue boat

Italy migrant row: Malta defiant over stranded rescue boat The Mission Lifeline said the vessel was stranded in worldwide waters of Malta. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government coalition is under threat from the issue and there has also been a row over a boatload of migrants rescued from the Mediterranean who were turned away by Italy's new right-wing government. [Full Article...]

'Brexit is pushing Ireland closer to UNIFICATION' - Irish politician's triumphant boast

'Brexit is pushing Ireland closer to UNIFICATION' - Irish politician's triumphant boast Advances have been made in a number of areas, such as customs, Value-Added Tax and nuclear waste regulation, European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said , but "a lot more work" needs to be done to meet the October deadline. Guy Verhofstadt said the government's position that the backstop of continuing United Kingdom alignment with the EU customs union would cease by the end of 2021 if... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says North Korea still poses an ‘extraordinary threat’

Donald Trump says North Korea still poses an ‘extraordinary threat’ Souvenir shops that once stocked items criticising the U.S. aimed at North Korea tourists near the demilitarised zone (DMZ) on the Korean border, as well as in the capital Pyongyang, have removed the often violent and negative stock. While American forensic technicians will probably be able to quickly determine if North Korea is attempting to pass off a dead animal as human remains, as they did wi... [Full Article...]

Deadly blast at Ethiopia rally a ‘well-orchestrated attack’

Deadly blast at Ethiopia rally a ‘well-orchestrated attack’ Belay Manaye, a journalist in Addis Ababa , confirmed to CPJ that the outlets were accessible in Ethiopia . The rally was in part to express popular support for the prime minister's reforms, such as peace overtures to its once bitter enemy Eritrea, including promises to give up territory now held by Ethiopia . [Full Article...]

Trump defends immigration decision at Minnesota rally

Trump defends immigration decision at Minnesota rally I'm richer than they are. Aside from being the sort of childish brag a child would be embarrassed to be caught saying, does someone actually need to tell Trump it's his side that calls liberals "the elite"? By one count, the Trump administration has eliminated 22 regulations for every new one it implemented. [Full Article...]

Republicans should 'stop wasting their time on immigration'

Republicans should 'stop wasting their time on immigration' An ICE officer replied in a note in English: "I do not have this information". Federal immigration courts faced a backlog of more than 700,000 cases in May, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, or TRAC, at Syracuse University. [Full Article...]

Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before crash

Footage shows self-driving Uber SUV in fatal crash and has now revealed driver was watching TV on mobile just seconds before. That's according to a more than 300-page investigation released by the Tempe Police Department late Thursday. "The vehicle was in auto-drive", Rafaela Vasquez, 44, is heard telling police on an officer's body camera. Uber originally launched its self-driving cars onto... [Full Article...]

Military bases under consideration for housing unaccompanied migrant children

Military bases under consideration for housing unaccompanied migrant children Several officials emphasized that the possibility of housing undocumented immigrant children on military bases had existed during the Obama administration. Separately, the Defense Department is detailing 21 military attorneys to the Justice Department for up to six months to prosecute illegal immigrants, with a focus on misdemeanor improper entry and felony illegal reentry cases, the Pentagon conf... [Full Article...]

Trump's executive order leaves thousands of immigrant kids in limbo

Trump's executive order leaves thousands of immigrant kids in limbo Governments from Central America and Mexico welcomed Trump's decision on Wednesday, but said they would remain vigilant to ensure the rights of their citizens were respected. Instinctively combative and fond of chaos, Trump usually digs in on controversial policies, rather than backing down. Sixty-five-year-old Richard Klabechek of Oak Grove, Minnesota, who attended the president's rally Wednesd... [Full Article...]

Theresa May wins Brexit battle, but faces challenges to come

Theresa May wins Brexit battle, but faces challenges to come The final hurdle in the bill came when MPs voted by 319 to 303 on a sticking point clause after rebel Conservative were given assurances they would have a meaningful say on a final deal London brokers with Brussels on Britain's future relationship with the EU. [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Executive Order to Jail Immigrant Families Together, Without Limit

Trump Signs Executive Order to Jail Immigrant Families Together, Without Limit Until now, however, it's been unknown where they are. On Tuesday, Trump argued that sticking by his policies was a winning political strategy as he took a fresh shot at Democrats. "We have zero tolerance for people who enter our country illegally", he said. "We still have to maintain toughness or our country will be overrun by people, by crime, by all of the things that we don't stand for an... [Full Article...]

Theresa May: Reports of caged children in USA 'deeply disturbing'

Theresa May: Reports of caged children in USA 'deeply disturbing' She confirmed that Donald Trump would still be welcomed to the United Kingdom as part of a planned visit later this year, and said she would raise her objections with the US President among a "range of issues". -British relations on numerous occasions. The Prime Minister told him: 'I clearly and wholly, unequivocally said that that was wrong'. While May has praised the United States for ... [Full Article...]

Russia says U.S. plans for space force herald new arms race

Russia says U.S. plans for space force herald new arms race Trump on Monday had said at a speech in the White House that " America will always be the first in space" and he won't like being led by Russian Federation and China along with countries. At this point, it's unclear whether or not Trump's directive will be seen as a military act and violate the terms of the treaty. The military deemed space a critical war-fighting domain, creating the Color... [Full Article...]

Will sign ‘something’ to keep families together

Will sign ‘something’ to keep families together One of them said Nielsen, who had become the face of the administration's policy, had little faith that Congress would act to fix the separation issue and felt compelled to act. "We reject this false choice". And it was uncertain if the President's support would be enough to push any legislation through the divided Republican majority. [Full Article...]

Republicans move to remake court after gerrymandering case

Republicans move to remake court after gerrymandering case The Maryland case was about a Democratic gerrymander , where the Democratic legislature redrew one district from performing majority-Republican to majority-Democrat to sustain its dominance. On Monday, the Court handed down its decisions in Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone - although labeling either opinion a "decision" may be too strong of a term. [Full Article...]

Priest loses temper and slaps crying baby during baptismal service

Priest loses temper and slaps crying baby during baptismal service The video clip shows a French priest attempting to comfort a crying baby at a baptism ceremony. When the inconsolable baby continues to wail, the visibly agitated priest strikes him with enough force to make an sound. Suddenly, the priest appears unable to take it again and deals the hollering baby a quick slap in the face. Another person said: "If that video would end with the father givi... [Full Article...]

22-Year-Old Suspect Arrested Over XXXTentacion's Murder

22-Year-Old Suspect Arrested Over XXXTentacion's Murder Onfroy was shot dead in his auto this week while leaving a luxury motorcycle dealership. A suspect was arrested in the death of rapper XXXTentacion , according to police. Details about his alleged involvement in the killing were not immediately released. "I think the determination was that he wanted to buy a motorcycle, but [detectives] are not discounting any theory". [Full Article...]

Record 68.5 million people displaced in 2017, United Nations reports

Record 68.5 million people displaced in 2017, United Nations reports The report said the world's forcibly displaced population rose 2.9 million a year ago, with a record high 68.5 million people forcibly displaced as a result of persecution, conflict, or violence, forcibly displaced as a result of persecution, conflict, or violence. [Full Article...]

Trump signs executive order to end family separations at border

Trump signs executive order to end family separations at border Trump wore the jacket as she boarded a flight en route to visit a group of migrant children in Texas . The words were written in large white letters on the back. The way I see it, there's only one explanation for why she wore what she wore: She wanted to send a message. Mr Trump has long dismissed any news reports he disagrees with as "Fake News", dating back to his 2016 presidential campa... [Full Article...]

Trump signs executive order to end family separations

The removals take place so that the parents can be prosecuted because the law forbids holding children in migrant detention for long period. Republican senators have urged US President Donald Trump to end his "zero tolerance" policy . There are 100 sites scattered across 17 states. The major change unveiled on Tuesday would loosen rules that now limit the amount of time minors can be held t... [Full Article...]


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