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U.S. Rep. Yoder urges Sessions to halt separation of families
- June 19, 2018

The Obama administration also detained illegal immigrants at the border, but would detain parents and children together . As a result of the new "zero tolerance" policy , federal authorities have separated at least 2,000 children from parents at the border from April 19 through May 31 of this year, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed last week. (more...)
23-foot-long python swallows woman whole 23-foot-long python swallows woman whole
- June 19, 2018

The woman's body was found inside the reptile's body after villagers sliced open the python's carcass. The villagers killed the snake, and laid it out on the ground. The victim disappeared two days before from her farm and when her family went to look for her they could only find her sandals and a torch alongside the swollen body of the python. (more...)
Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants
- June 19, 2018

Seehofer has vowed to refuse entry to undocumented migrants and those who have already registered in another European Union member country, part of what the Bavarian conservatives are calling an "asylum reversal". "These are all questions that we will discuss in the coming months and where we want to work very closely together ", Merkel said. The facts: Here's what Mr. (more...)
1 dead, dozens missing in Lake Toba boat accident 1 dead, dozens missing in Lake Toba boat accident
- June 19, 2018

The vessel was travelling on the 1,145-square kilometre (442 sq mile) Lake Toba - a popular tourist attraction on Sumatra island - when it capsized at around 5.30pm. Video footage taken from another ferry showed life jackets being thrown to a dozen or more people in the water. "There were three people stacked on top of him". (more...)
Laura Bush pens scathing column on child separation policy Laura Bush pens scathing column on child separation policy
- June 19, 2018

He blamed Democrats for the impasse, even though his fellow Republicans control both chambers in Congress. "Just the slip of the tongue by the President and you can blow this whole thing up". During her visit, Barbara - who was the first lady at the time - picked up a fussy, dying baby named Donovan and snuggled him against her shoulder to soothe him. (more...)
Cambodia Prince Ranariddh injured and wife killed in car crash Cambodia Prince Ranariddh injured and wife killed in car crash
- June 19, 2018

Prince Ranariddh is a son of the late King Norodom Sihanouk. Prince Norodom Ranariddh and his wife Ouk Phalla after casting their votes at a polling station in Phnom Penh . The prince was co-prime minister from 1993 to 1997 and president of the National Assembly from 1998 to 2006. He later fell out with his party and was pushed to resign, but returned to politics in 2015 to once again lead the royalist Funcinpec party. (more...)
'Neighborhood beef' leads to 22 hurt in art-festival shooting 'Neighborhood beef' leads to 22 hurt in art-festival shooting
- June 19, 2018

About two minutes into Forchion's video , police yell at onlookers that if "you're not law, get back", then take the man down. Police said Wells was recently paroled from prison on a homicide charge. "My heart hurts so much". And eyewitness Franco Roberts told the newspaper he had a bad feeling before he arrived to the festival with his girlfriend, shortly before the shooting. (more...)
Kim Jong-un visits China after Trump summit Kim Jong-un visits China after Trump summit
- June 19, 2018

Monday's agreement came days after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore for a historic summit and agreed to work toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula . However, experts say that comparing military strength by number of armaments and soldiers alone doesn't account for the enormous qualitative difference between weapons, with South Korea supplied with state-of-the-art equipment and weapons by its ally the U.S. (more...)
China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat
- June 19, 2018

Security guards walk in front of containers at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China on April 24, 2018. Trump warned on Monday that Washington would impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods after Beijing's decision to raise tariffs on $50 billion in US goods. (more...)
Thomas Markle reveals regrets about royal wedding: 'I am now a footnote' Thomas Markle reveals regrets about royal wedding: 'I am now a footnote'
- June 19, 2018

The comments will raise awkward questions for Harry , who is expected to remain largely apolitical. The father-of-the-bride admitted he has yet to meet Harry in person, but has had " interesting conversations on the phone" with him. (more...)
U.S., South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise U.S., South Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise
- June 19, 2018

Sports officials from two countries also agreed in talks at a border village to field combined teams in some unspecified events at the Asian Games, which begin in August, South Korea's Sports Ministry said in a statement. North Korea has always reacted to the Ulchi exercises with belligerence and often its own demonstrations of military capability. North Korea holds a massive artillery drill. (more...)
Brutal murder of Australian comedian Eurydice Dixon shocks community Brutal murder of Australian comedian Eurydice Dixon shocks community
- June 19, 2018

She was walking home following a performance at a bar in the central part of the city when she was allegedly raped and murdered just a few hundred feet from her home. The segment was met with a wave of praise on social media, with Twitter users commending Wilkinson for her blunt but honest message. Her father Jeremy Dixon told Daily Mail Australia on Saturday that her immediate family are not engaging in public right now. (more...)
Melania Trump speaks out against child migrant camps Melania Trump speaks out against child migrant camps
- June 19, 2018

As Maryland Democrats denounced the practice of detaining children and parents separately, Harris criticized an Obama administration immigration policy and said he was pushing for more border resources. From right: Former President Barack Obama, former US first lady Michelle Obama, former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush attend the dedication of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on September 24, 2016. (more...)
Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran
- June 19, 2018

Segev, a physician, was charged in 2004 with trying to smuggle 30,000 ecstasy tablets into Israel from the Netherlands, using a diplomatic passport with a falsified expiry date. By going to work for the Iranians, he was reportedly hoping to mislead them and ultimately restore his reputation that was tarnished by the drug bust from over a decade ago, the TV report said. (more...)
Should DHS separate families crossing the border? Should DHS separate families crossing the border?
- June 19, 2018

Laura Bush, the wife of former President George Bush, called the policy "cruel" and "immoral" in a Washington Postop-ed published online Sunday. "It is unimaginable that faith leaders even have to say that these policies are antithetical to the teachings of Christ". (more...)
Trump escalates China trade war with extra tariffs
- June 19, 2018

China is the main perpetrator. "After the legal process is complete, these tariffs will go into effect if China refuses to change its practices, and also if it insists on going forward with the new tariffs that it has recently announced", Trump said. (more...)
MERKEL’S MESS: Germany’s Leadership Hangs in the Balance Over Refugee Policy
- June 19, 2018

The Christian Democratic Union (CDU) politician said it was still unclear in Berlin what the essence of the disagreement between the Chancellor and Mr Seehofer was and that other members of the coalition had been left "in the blue". Under what is known as the Schengen Agreement, most countries in the bloc allow foreigners who enter one member state to cross into others without showing their passports or clearing customs. (more...)
Van ploughs into crowd at PinkPop festival, killing one and injuring three Van ploughs into crowd at PinkPop festival, killing one and injuring three
- June 19, 2018

Police in the province of Limburg said authorities were looking for the white van, hours after the pre-dawn crash near a camping site close to the famous Pinkpop festival in the southeastern municipality of Landgraaf. As Dutch News reports , the incident happened at around 4am Monday morning, just hours after Bruno Mars closed the three-day festival, with approximately 67,000 music fans in attendance each day. (more...)
Trump orders creation of US force to dominate space Trump orders creation of US force to dominate space
- June 19, 2018

The new branch of America's mililtary services will be " separate but equal " with the Air Force , Trump said . Scott Pace, the executive secretary of the National Space Council , offered more details in an email about the directive and how it would be budgeted. (more...)
Killed, 48 Injured As Explosion Rocks Borno Village Killed, 48 Injured As Explosion Rocks Borno Village
- June 19, 2018

Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives in Shuwari and nearby Abachari neighbourhoods in the town around 2145GMT, killing six residents, said Kolo, speaking from the state capital Maiduguri, which is 88km from the town. "My house was among some of the houses destroyed". The rocket attacks appear to have caused most of the casualties, a local official said. The District Head of Damboa, Modu-Zannah Maina, who described the incident as "shocking and disturbing" said the attack was ... (more...)
Spray cans found as three men die after being hit by train Spray cans found as three men die after being hit by train
- June 19, 2018

Police were called to Loughborough Junction station in South London at 7:30 a.m. local time after reports of bodies being found on the railway tracks. All three men are believed to be in their 20s", he said. If you know them then please let us know. Police are treating the deaths as unexplained. Early reports from rail industry sources suggest spray-paint cans were found near the bodies of the three men. (more...)
Pope: Selective abortion is Nazi mentality Pope: Selective abortion is Nazi mentality
- June 19, 2018

Francis then pointed to the emphasis placed on marriage preparation in Amoris Laetitia, saying the family "is a lovely adventure and today, I say it with pain, we see that many times we think of starting a family, getting married, as if it were a lottery". (more...)
Former Israeli minister who smuggled ecstasy now accused of spying for Iran
- June 19, 2018

In order to accomplish the tasks he received from his Iranian operators, Segev maintained ties with Israelis connected to the Jewish State's security, defense and foreign relations. Segev, who said he thought the tablets were M&Ms, moved to Nigeria where he practiced medicine after his license was revoked in Israel. He was questioned about information which indicated he might have been in contact with Iranian intelligence agents and assisting their activities against Israel. (more...)
Trump Blames Democrats While DHS Chief Defends Family Separation
- June 19, 2018

Reporters who were allowed inside said one cage held 20 children, and boys and girls used foil sheets as blankets. "It is important to note that these minors are very well taken care of - don't believe the press - they are very well taken care of", Nielsen said. (more...)
Border Patrol vehicle strikes Native American, drives away Border Patrol vehicle strikes Native American, drives away
- June 19, 2018

In 2003, the tribe says a border patrol agent ran over and killed a teenager on the reservation. " They just ran me over, bro ". The video also elicited largely critical responses from Tohono O'odham Nation residents, many of whom have frequently complained of Border Patrol harassment and increased militarization throughout the southern Arizona tribal nation, which includes 62 miles of worldwide boundary. (more...)
Missing woman’s body found inside 23-ft-long python in Indonesia Missing woman’s body found inside 23-ft-long python in Indonesia
- June 19, 2018

The victim disappeared two days before from her farm and when her family went to look for her they could only find her sandals and a torch alongside the swollen body of the python. The villagers killed the snake and carried it to the village. The footage of the village slicing open the python's cadaver to reveal the woman's body is now going viral. (more...)
U.S. housing migrant children in tents at Mexico border U.S. housing migrant children in tents at Mexico border
- June 18, 2018

In her op-ed, she writes that while the material needs of the migrant children are being met with "beds, toys, crayons, a playground and diaper changes", at shelters run by by the U.S. Another FAQ section deals with questions including; "Why Are Parents Being Separated From Their Children?"; "Where Are Children Going?"; "What Happens to Children in HHS Custody?" Democrats have accused the president of effectively turning the children into political hostages to secure stricter immigration ... (more...)
Texas cop 'abused migrant girl and threatened to deport mum'
- June 18, 2018

He was arrested early on Sunday morning after the girl's mother sought help from a local fire department. Salazar said the assaults may have been going on for years, and that there could be other victims. Salazar said he encourages undocumented immigrants to continue to report crimes. "I would urge anybody that may be undocumented that is a victim of a crime or a witness to a crime to please come forward to report it". (more...)
Trump orders US military to form ‘Space Force’ Trump orders US military to form ‘Space Force’
- June 18, 2018

President Trump on Monday said he was directing the Pentagon to create "Space Force" as an independent branch of the United States military to ensure the safety of U.S. The policy calls for providing a safe and secure environment up in orbit, as satellite traffic increases. It also sets up new guidelines for satellite design and operation, to avoid collisions and spacecraft break-ups. (more...)
Trump announces 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods Trump announces 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods
- June 18, 2018

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin traveled to China last month for a round of trade talks, reportedly demanding that Beijing reduce its trade surplus by $200 billion. "All economic and trade agreements reached by previous negotiations will be nullified at the same time". The tariffs are the latest chapter in the ongoing trade conflict between the two countries. (more...)

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