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Trump to sign order to address family separations Trump to sign order to address family separations
- June 22, 2018

Less than five months before an election in which Republicans in Congress will be at risk of losing one or both chambers, they must try to come up with an emergency fix to a politically unpopular potential humanitarian crisis on the border that was manufactured by their party's leader. (more...)
May, Pope latest to criticise Trump's family separation policy May, Pope latest to criticise Trump's family separation policy
- June 22, 2018

He added other details of the visit have not been finalised. "Putting his foot on British soil, it's job one". A planned state visit to Britain by U.S. Mr Trump was originally set to visit the United Kingdom in January to mark the opening of the new US Embassy in London . -British relations on numerous occasions. (more...)
Air Force leadership: Don't expect immediate Space Force changes Air Force leadership: Don't expect immediate Space Force changes
- June 22, 2018

Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to carry out the assignment. He also promised that the U.S. would "return Americans to the Moon" and would eventually send people to Mars. She noted that Russian Federation and China have proposed an global treaty that would ban space-based weapons. Congress would have to pass legislation to authorize a new branch of the military fully compatible with the authorizations of existing military structures. (more...)
Associated Press President Trump signs executive order to end family separation policy Associated Press President Trump signs executive order to end family separation policy
- June 22, 2018

The focus has shifted to a new plan to keep children in detention longer than now permitted, but with their parents. Pete Aguilar , D-Calif., told McClatchy. Under the order, entire immigrant families would be detained together by the Department of Homeland Security pending legal and court proceedings for the parents. (more...)
News Priest Slaps Crying Baby During Baptism in Horrifying Video News Priest Slaps Crying Baby During Baptism in Horrifying Video
- June 22, 2018

As you can see in the footage, the priest tries to comfort the crying little one. The parents are visibly shocked by the slap and try to pull the baby away from the priest. An onlooker can be heard gasping, as the priest then raises his voice at the boy and places his hand over his mouth in an attempt to muffle the cries. (more...)
Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps to almost 180 Number missing in Indonesia ferry disaster jumps to almost 180
- June 22, 2018

Distraught relatives of missing passengers held each other and cried as they waited for news at Tigaras Port, according to pictures from the scene. Indonesia's National Disaster Management Agency said Wednesday on Twitter that 166 people were still missing from the sinking late Monday afternoon in Lake Toba, a popular sightseeing spot on Sumatra Island. (more...)
Asylum claims doubled in Canada past year, United Nations says Asylum claims doubled in Canada past year, United Nations says
- June 22, 2018

A record 68.5 million people were forcibly displaced worldwide in 2017 as they fled persecution, conflict and violence, a new report from the UN Refugee Agency found. About half of last year's refugee population were children under 18. But numbers have fallen sharply under Trump, who lowered the cap this year to 45,000. (more...)
Protesters Gather To Taunt Homeland Security Secretary As She Eats Mexican Food
- June 22, 2018

House Republicans were reportedly working on a revised plan that would mean children would be detained for longer than is now allowed but kept with their parents, the Associated Press reports . But some worry the lack of a clear resolution could exacerbate an already tough situation as his party heads toward the mid-terms. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said his department will start reuniting detained immigrant children with their parents - but he made no specific ... (more...)
Saudi intercepts missile fired from Yemen toward southern border city Saudi intercepts missile fired from Yemen toward southern border city
- June 22, 2018

After almost a month of sporadic clashes between Houthi forces and the coalition, coupled with Hadi's militia, in the volatile province of Hudaydah, the latter two launched a major offensive on June 13 to take the Houthi-held Hudaydah, a densely-populated city and the war-torn country's most vital port, which is the entry point for 70 percent of the impoverished country's imports. (more...)
Florida authorities arrest man in connection to shooting death of XXXTentacion Florida authorities arrest man in connection to shooting death of XXXTentacion
- June 22, 2018

Homicide detectives arrested Dedrick Devonshay Williams of Pompano Beach , Florida , in connection with the slaying of the up-and-coming rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy , according to a statement from the Broward County Sheriff's Office. (more...)
Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy
- June 22, 2018

Trump was also photographed wearing the jacket when she returned to Joint Base Andrews later on Thursday. Trump's solution to the problem created by his "zero-tolerance policy", which orders the detention of everyone crossing the border illegally is creating a confrontation between the executive and judicial branch by directing the Justice Department to seek court approval to keep children detained for more than 20 days. (more...)
Plan for North Korea denuclearization exists, Seoul reveals Plan for North Korea denuclearization exists, Seoul reveals
- June 22, 2018

The Pentagon has for years flatly denied North Korean assertions that the exercises are "provocative". Talks between the USA and North Korea are expected to be scheduled soon to expand Kim's denuclearization pledge into a comprehensive plan that would detail the list of nuclear weapons, related facilities and ballistic missile systems to be eliminated, a dismantlement timeline, and verification process. (more...)
Donald Trump tells federal agencies to reunite families separated at border Donald Trump tells federal agencies to reunite families separated at border
- June 22, 2018

The most urgent question is what will happen to thousands of children already separated from their parents under the administration's "zero tolerance" border enforcement strategy. During a call with reporters Wednesday, Gene Hamilton, a senior aide to Attorney General Jeff Sessions , said there would be an "implementation phase", but he didn't provide any details about how federal departments will execute the president's order. (more...)
South Korea's president wants to see 'concrete' plan on North's denuclearization soon South Korea's president wants to see 'concrete' plan on North's denuclearization soon
- June 22, 2018

The motorcade traveled to Beijing's airport, where the limousine entered the charter flight terminal. So far the remains of 334 servicemen have been identified from the bones and personal effects handed over by Pyongyang, and about 5,000 more are thought to be scattered around North Korean territory. (more...)
US First Lady Visits Migrant Children at Texas Detention Center
- June 22, 2018

The First Lady's spokesperson has said in a statement of the jacket , "It's a jacket ...there was no hidden message". There was no hidden message. On Thursday morning, Melania Trump traveled to Texas to visit detained migrant children and their caregivers at the Upbring New Hope Children's Center. (more...)
President Trump Signs Executive Order to End Family Separations
- June 22, 2018

She says Present Donald Trump's executive order Wednesday allowing immigrant kids to remain with their parents mentions how future illegal border crossing will be handled, but it doesn't address the more than 2,000 children who have already been separated since May. (more...)
Suspect arrested in death of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion Suspect arrested in death of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion
- June 22, 2018

Here are some of the conspiracy theories and false rumours, ranging from that he could still be alive to the suggestion that he may have predicted his own passing. The 20-year-old Plantation native was known as a rising star of the SoundCloud underground rap movement. 'I don't want any of my fans killing themselves. (more...)
Donald Trump tweet complicates US House Republican efforts on immigration Donald Trump tweet complicates US House Republican efforts on immigration
- June 22, 2018

The children who were separated from their parents at the border - from young children to teenagers - were immediately classified "unaccompanied" within the immigration system. In the Oval Office, Trump said he had also heard from his daughter and aide, Ivanka Trump, about the policy. From March to May this year, more than 50,000 people a month were apprehended for illegally crossing the border from Mexico. (more...)
The 46 most staggering lines from Donald Trump's Minnesota speech The 46 most staggering lines from Donald Trump's Minnesota speech
- June 22, 2018

Was that a man or a woman? "I'll be signing something in a little while [to keep families together]", he said, calling the move "somewhat preemptive" and stressing it would "be matched by legislation". "Do you believe what you're seeing - how that no matter what she did, no matter how many crimes she committed, which were numerous, they wanted her to be innocent", Trump said. (more...)
Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46 Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46
- June 21, 2018

Koko also was mentioned on numerous TV shows, including Seinfeld . She fell ill as a child and was hand raised in the zoo by animal psychologist Francine Patterson . "Not only did Robin cheer up Koko , the effect was mutual, and Robin seemed transformed - from a high-energy entertainer, into a mellow, sensitive, empathetic guy, who also happened to be really amusing". (more...)
Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death
- June 21, 2018

The 20-year-old rapper, real name Jahseh Onfroy, was shot as he left a motorcycle dealership in south Florida on Monday and died later in hospital. Williams is charged with first-degree murder without premeditation. Police were looking for two men in connection with the shooting, she initially said. At least one of the men opened fire before fleeing the scene. The emerging artist was on "modified house arrest" in the months leading up to his death, according to his lawyers, and was ... (more...)
Pelosi: GOP immigration bill is 'a compromise with the devil'
- June 21, 2018

Lou Correa, D-Santa Ana, who this week inspected a detention center at the Mexican border near San Diego. After weeks of closed-door meetings between the conservative immigration hawks and mutinous centrists, the sides agreed to a two-bill strategy featuring votes on a hardline proposal, sponsored by Judiciary Chairman Bob GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteTrump, GOP launch full-court press on compromise immigration measure Meadows gets heated with Ryan on House floor The Hill's ... (more...)
South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North
- June 21, 2018

A report by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim expressed his gratitude to Chinese President Xi Jinping for China's support when they met on Tuesday. He told the North Korean leader that he hopes Pyongyang and Washington "will implement well the outcomes achieved at the summit". KCNA also reported that Xi said relations between China and North Korea had reached a new level of development since Kim's first visit in March and that the pacts by the two leaders ... (more...)
Israel responds to explosive kites with Gaza strikes Israel responds to explosive kites with Gaza strikes
- June 21, 2018

Robert Mardini, the regional director for the Middle East at the ICRC, further said at a press conference on Monday that the "vast majority" of more than 13,000 hospitalized demonstrators had suffered severe injuries, including multiple gunshot wounds, Press TV reported. (more...)
Koko the sign-language gorilla has died at 46
- June 21, 2018

Patterson began working with Koko at a young age to teach her sign language. That same year, Schroeder filmed her for the feature docu " Koko: A Talking Gorilla", which played in Un Certain Regard in Cannes. "She was beloved and will be deeply missed". In 2014, Koko mourned Williams' passing. Koko , a western lowland gorilla, was born on the Fourth of July in 1971. (more...)
New 'Time' cover puts Trump's immigration policy on blast New 'Time' cover puts Trump's immigration policy on blast
- June 21, 2018

The new cover features an iconic photo captured by Getty Images Pulitzer Prize-winning photograhper John Moore . TIME's editors said they chose the image because it was so powerful. "All that happens behind closed doors". In the illustration employed by TIME , the child looks with horror at Donald Trump , rather than the border patrol officer-effectively revealing the real power behind the family separation tactic. (more...)
Donald Trump signs order to end family separations Donald Trump signs order to end family separations
- June 21, 2018

The inaction sparked global outrage, including criticism from Pope Francis and opposition from world leaders. Trump's executive order would instead keep entire families in ICE detention centers, most likely in violation of the 9th Circuit Court's ruling on the Flores Settlement . (more...)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud
- June 21, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to dismiss the investigation previous year. Sara Netanyahu has long faced allegations of abusive behavior and living extravagantly. The indictment said she acted to "fraudulently obtain state funding for various expenses for the accused and her family that were not supposed to be financed in this manner". (more...)
Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation
- June 21, 2018

President Donald Trump signs an executive order halting the separation of families after they crossed into the US illegally. "They really would like to have open borders where they can just flow in", Mr. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tweeted Wednesday night that the executive order "merely replaces one inhumane act with another". Hundreds of children have been sent to shelters in New York City , Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday, while some parents have already been deported ... (more...)
When Is the First Day of Summer? The Summer Solstice Explained
- June 21, 2018

The Philippines on Thursday will experience its shortest night and longest daytime during the summer solstice , state weather bureau PAGASA said . The date varies between June 20 and 22, depending on the year and local time zone. It is believed that solstices have been celebrated at Stonehenge for thousands of years . (more...)

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