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U.S. Can't Reunite All Immigrant Toddlers by Tuesday Deadline

U.S. Can't Reunite All Immigrant Toddlers by Tuesday Deadline Numerous separated children are fleeing violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, and U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen met with diplomats from those countries in Guatemala on Tuesday to discuss U.S. But the government does not have the room: Immigration and Customs Enforcement has three family detention centers with space for 3,000 people, and they are already at or near ca... [Full Article...]

Adult film star Stormy Daniels arrested in OH strip club 'setup'

Adult film star Stormy Daniels arrested in OH strip club 'setup' Stormy Daniels was arrested after an alleged misdemeanor at a Columbus, Ohio, strip club. He went on to allege it was a politically motivated arrest. Daniels was scheduled to perform at Sirens Gentlemen's Club on Wednesday and Thursday, according to its website. We also expect that she will be charged with a misdemeanor for allowing 'touching.' We will vehemently contest all charges. [Full Article...]

Trump's United Kingdom visit has high potential for embarrassment

Similar protests are planned on Thursday evening outside the U.S. ambassador's home at Regent's Park and in Scotland when Mr Trump visits on Saturday. The proposal was debated in parliament where Trump was heavily criticized. He added it seemed as if the United Kingdom was "getting at least partially involved back with the European Union ". [Full Article...]

Papa John’s founder resigns after using racial slur during conference call

Papa John’s founder resigns after using racial slur during conference call A representative for Papa John's told Forbes that the restaurant chain "condemns racism and any insensitive language, no matter the situation or setting". It's weird and it's freakish and given that " Papa John " was trending on Twitter for much of the day, this latest unforced error becomes yet another indication that his company will continue to struggle. [Full Article...]

This has been a good week for Brexit says Tánaiste

This has been a good week for Brexit says Tánaiste Kat Malthouse, a work and pensions minister, replaced Dominic Raab as housing minister and Chris Heaton-Harris became a junior minister at the Brexit department, replacing Steve Baker. On Tuesday, two more lawmakers followed them out the door. "The government is committed to agreeing a close future relationship on financial services and a bilateral solution that preserves the mutual benefits... [Full Article...]

Americans In London Urged To 'Keep A Low Profile' During Trump Visit

Americans In London Urged To 'Keep A Low Profile' During Trump Visit Marches have been organised by the Stop Trump Coalition, Women's March London , Campaign Against Climate Change the People's Assembly and War on Want among others, and a giant "Trump Baby" blimp will fly over Parliament Square. "It's typical, but honestly Donald Trump's legacy will outlive any big orange balloon and the matters that will be discussed at Chequers and now in Brussels are much m... [Full Article...]

Fact check: Trump delivers some dodgy claims on NATO, Germany

Fact check: Trump delivers some dodgy claims on NATO, Germany The gestalt of "the West" - the postwar community of institutions and liberal values that bound, primarily, Europe and North America - was already hobbling when Donald Trump took office as US President a year and a half ago. They also agreed in 2014 to each raise their defence spending to 2 per cent of their GDP by 2024. "We have a tremendous relationship with Germany", he added, saying he had... [Full Article...]

Why Trump slammed Germany for gas pipeline deal with Russian Federation

Why Trump slammed Germany for gas pipeline deal with Russian Federation Though the insult will hardly engender warmth from German chancellor Angela Merkel, who Trump is due to meet later today, German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen seemed relatively unperturbed . Germany has increased very substantially what it is doing. Amid reports that he had threatened to pull out of the alliance due to the dispute, Mr Trump said the USA had a strong commitment. [Full Article...]

Red cat almost ruined an interview and became an Internet star

Red cat almost ruined an interview and became an Internet star It's reminiscent of the time North Korea expert Robert E Kelly was interrupted by his daughter and baby son during an interview with the BBC. The moggy was sat on a table near the academic as the interview began before deciding to find a more comfortable spot on his owner's shoulders. [Full Article...]

Lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels says she was arrested

Lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels says she was arrested A woman who answered the phone at the strip club declined to comment on whether Daniels had been arrested or on whether her performance was still scheduled. He says he's confident that she'll be cleared of all charges. The law, The Community Defense Act, prohibits adult entertainment - defined as nude or topless dancing - between midnight and 6am. [Full Article...]

Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos

Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos The video allegedly carried Hojrabi's face, blurred and in tears, choking on the following words, "It wasn't for attracting attention..." She was arrested alongside other dancers and was forced to confess on state television. Her videos have also appeared on various Instagram accounts dedicated to her, although they have not been verified. "I'm dancing so that they [the authorities] see and ... [Full Article...]

Prime Minister stems flow of Brexit resignations from her cabinet

Their resignations came after May chaired the first meeting of her new cabinet following the departure of Johnson and David Davis . The Prime Minister is alleged to have blocked a suggested change from one of her ministers during the away day because it had already been approved by the German Chancellor. [Full Article...]

‘Totally unacceptable’: Beijing vows retaliation if United States taxes $200bn of Chinese goods

‘Totally unacceptable’: Beijing vows retaliation if United States taxes $200bn of Chinese goods Chinese authorities implemented tit-for-tat tariffs on key U.S. exports into China, including some major agricultural products. The tech sector, more broadly, will suffer from tariffs due to the nature and complexity of the global supply chain that it relies on. [Full Article...]

Thai soccer kids make victory signs from hospital beds

Thai soccer kids make victory signs from hospital beds An American involved in the operation described the perilous zero-visibility dives that brought the boys out safely as a "once in a lifetime rescue ". Thailand's navy SEALs, who played a central part in the rescue effort, wrote on their Facebook page: "We are not sure if this is a miracle, a science, or what". [Full Article...]

Cornwall woman accidentally steals car from Walmart parking lot

The woman accidentally stole his vehicle after driving to Walmart right after picking up her rental Nissan Sentra from the local Enterprise Rental auto. Following the comical situation, police warned drivers to not to leave key fobs in their cars, because you never know who might take it. Police say she caused confusion when she tried to drop of an Infiniti - not the Nissan she originally rented... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un blows off Mike Pompeo to look at potato farm

On Monday, the Pentagon put a dollar amount - about US$14 million - on the costs of Freedom Guardian, a large-scale joint drill that was to kick off in August but which was shelved after Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a historic summit Singapore last month. [Full Article...]

Nevada to execute inmate with fentanyl in US 1st

Nevada to execute inmate with fentanyl in US 1st The drugs were ordered from one of the US's largest pharmaceutical distribution companies, Cardinal Health, which is among wholesalers facing a barrage of lawsuits accusing them of profiteering from the opioid epidemic by delivering vast quantities of prescription painkillers to small pharmacies and ignoring evidence they were being used by people addicted to the drugs. [Full Article...]

How Fans Around Country Celebrated England Win

How Fans Around Country Celebrated England Win Croatia , a country of about 4 million people, came to a standstill as fans watched the game on screens in squares and cafes. Those three words, from the anthem Three Lions (Football's Coming Home) by Baddiel and Skinner and the Lightning Seeds, have become the mantra of England . [Full Article...]

Starr reacts to Kavanaugh nomination

Starr reacts to Kavanaugh nomination A simple majority is required. "I don't think that if he were to be confirmed, we would see large and sudden shifts in the way the court goes about its business", Covington said , adding that "It's relatively safe to assume that you would see some incremental movement to the right, simply because he will be more conservative, in some ways, that Justice Kennedy was". [Full Article...]

In Surprise Move, Trump Makes New Demand On NATO Spending

In Surprise Move, Trump Makes New Demand On NATO Spending Any such increase would be almost impossible for smaller countries in Europe to achieve, and it is not clear that the capitals of Europe could muster the public or political support for such breathtaking increases in defense spending. Mr Trump is the 12th sitting USA president to make such a trip, and will spend time with the Queen and prime minister before flying to Scotland to spend the weekend ... [Full Article...]


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