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People Afghan Taliban angry at fighters' Eid ceasefire selfies
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban angry at fighters' Eid ceasefire selfies

He said the government was ready for "comprehensive negotiations" with the Taliban. The Taliban announced Sunday they would not extend their ceasefire with Afghan police and troops despite describing the truce as "successful" and a demonstration that the militants were united.

Author: 0 Donald Trump, nervous Republicans scramble for legislative fix to family separation crisis

Many who set out on the trek from the troubled region claim they face mortal threats because of extortion, rape, murder and forced recruitment into gangs that target vulnerable communities. He added in another tweet: " If you don't have Borders, you don't have a Country! ". When Kelly moved to the White House as Trump's chief of staff in July 2017, Nielsen went with him as his deputy.

People To help migrant children, Republicans and Democrats must join forces
Author: 0 To help migrant children, Republicans and Democrats must join forces

Operation Streamline, a program launched by the Bush administration in 2005, implemented "zero-tolerance" immigration enforcement but made exception for families with children. The 75 former USA attorneys condemned the zero tolerance policy , announced by Sessions in May , under which children are put into shelters while parents facing prosecution for illegally crossing the border into the United States are jailed.

People India, China retaliate against United States tariffs
Author: 0 India, China retaliate against United States tariffs

This hike is in response to the U.S. increasing the duty on aluminium and steel imported from India in March this year . "India hereby reiterates its decision to suspend concessions or other obligations notified to the Council for Trade in Goods on 18 May 2018...

People BJP pulls out of an alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir
Author: 0 BJP pulls out of an alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir

BJP has 25 seats in J&K Assembly while PDP has 28, National Conference has 15, Congress 12, and others have Six (including Two Nominated). PDP in its initial reaction to pull out by BJP has said that the party have proved Delhi betrays Kashmir but Kashmir does not betray Delhi and claimed that party did not compromise on its stated positions over core issues.

People Soybean prices tumble amid trade fight
Author: 0 Soybean prices tumble amid trade fight

The White House's decision is a stark violation of the core spirit of recent trade talks between China and the USA, the China Daily said in an editorial . Even if the USA duties reach the full $150 billion, they estimated it would shave well under a half-percentage point off China's annual growth rate, which could be offset by fiscal and monetary policy actions.

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Author: 0 "Violently Changed Their Culture": Donald Trump On Migrants In Europe

Dr Merkel said euro zone reform was the toughest issue in their talks at her Meseberg retreat outside Berlin , where they also touched on European foreign and defence policy and immigration . "Big mistake made all over Europe in allowing millions of people in who have so strongly and violently changed their culture!" Merkel has common sense on her side when she argues that there has to be a European fix.

People Israel targets Palestinians launching 'fire balloons'…
Author: 0 Israel targets Palestinians launching 'fire balloons'…

The young Palestinians, in east of al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip close to the border with Israel, were fired at when they were launching balloons carrying fire bombs into Israel, and two were moderately injured by the shrapnel of a missile, said the Health Ministry in Gaza.

People Canada's Senate votes to approve legal weed
Author: 0 Canada's Senate votes to approve legal weed

The Conservatives are the last remaining openly partisan group in the Senate, to which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has chosen to name only non-partisan, independent senators recommended by an arm's-length advisory body. "We have been working with our partners across the country to make this happen and we are going to be moving forward this summer on the legalisation of cannabis".

People Trump’s Big Immigration Meeting With House Republicans Fixed Yesterday’s Problems, Not Today’s
Author: 0 Trump’s Big Immigration Meeting With House Republicans Fixed Yesterday’s Problems, Not Today’s

It shows a child peering through a chain-link fence as a woman's voice criticizes the family separation practice. While leading Democrats have said they wouldn't support either bill ― with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) calling Ryan's "compromise" bill " doomed to fail " ― Republicans may still have enough votes to pass one of them, since the party now controls both houses of Congress.

People Epileptic boy's mother celebrates as Home Office grants licence for cannabis oil
Author: 0 Epileptic boy's mother celebrates as Home Office grants licence for cannabis oil

The mother of a severely epileptic boy who was refused cannabis treatment in the United Kingdom has told Sky News she is "absolutely devastated" after he suffered a series of life-threatening seizures. Last year 12-year-old Billy, from Co Tyrone, became the first person in the United Kingdom to be given a medical prescription for cannabis as treatment for epilepsy.

People USA to pull out of UN Human Rights Council
Author: 0 USA to pull out of UN Human Rights Council

The Human Rights Council was the U.N.'s cure for the Human Rights Commission - presided over by then-Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi shortly before somebody noticed it lacked credibility. should be stepping up, not stepping back". The withdrawal, which comes as the 47-member body begins a three-week session in Geneva, had been expected as a result of the Trump administration's frequent criticism of the group's treatment of Israel.

Author: 0 Congress Getting Nowhere Fast On Legislation To Keep Immigrant Families Together

But many insiders believe his policy of separating young children from their parents could be the nail in the coffin for the bullet-proof commander-in-chief. "The United States will not be a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility", Trump said. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, speaking to reporters during a tour of San Diego immigration detention facilities with Representative Juan Vargas and other House Democrats, said family separation is a "heartbreaking, barbarian ...

People Tsipras and Zaev seal historic deal to end name dispute
Author: 0 Tsipras and Zaev seal historic deal to end name dispute

Protestors also hurled stones and bottles at policemen in front of the parliament. UN Mediator Matthew Nimetz , EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini were in attendance, however.

People Government announces review into the use of medicinal cannabis
Author: 0 Government announces review into the use of medicinal cannabis

Challenging the government to emulate the ruling Liberal Party government in Canada which is on the " verge of agreeing something much more radical: a legal, regulated market for cannabis for recreational use ", Hague appealed to the Tory's claim of being the party of pragmatism.

People Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks plunge on trade war fears
Author: 0 Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks plunge on trade war fears

ALSO READ: US stocks tumble on US-China trade war build-up, Dow Jones sheds 1.2% . The president said the move was in retaliation to Beijing's decision to impose tariffs on $ 50 billion in US goods, matching the first set of tariffs imposed by Trump .

People Today in Trump's Prison Camps for Children - Blogtown
Author: 0 Today in Trump's Prison Camps for Children - Blogtown

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday (June 18) hailed the organization's "Anglo-American" heritage. As a result of the policy, ProPublica reported that 2,300 children have been separated from their parents since the policy was announced in April and are being held in warehouses, tents and big box stores.

People US, S.Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise
Author: 0 US, S.Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

Choi echoed that nothing has been decided on other exercises. He considers Trump's good relations with Kim and his decision to suspend the exercises as parts of a diplomatic plan that is getting clearer. "From Japan's position on territorial right of Takeshima, we can't accept this case at all and it is extremely regrettable", a ministry statement said.

People Several injured after ‘minor explosion’ at London tube station
Author: 0 Several injured after ‘minor explosion’ at London tube station

According to information from the British Transport Police and the Metropolitan Police Force, a small number of people have suffered injuries and are being treated on the scene. "We will update with more info as we get it". There is now no Piccadilly line service between Arnos Grove and Cockfosters. Police add that the explosion "appears to have been minor", with no serious injuries believed to have occurred.

Author: 0 USA plans to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

Journalist based in Charlotte, North Carolina, whose work has appeared in The Charlotte Observer, Creative Loafing, and more. The move to exit the UNHRC extends a broader Trump administration pattern of stepping back from global agreements and forums under the president's "America First" policy .

People Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm
Author: 0 Senate backs bill blocking deal with Chinese telecom firm

THE US SENATE has voted to reinstate a ban on ZTE that prevents the Chinese firm from doing business with US companies. Since trading resumed last week, ZTE has lost 38% of its market value or more than US$7 billion. has also levied tariffs on China, both those created to circumvent China's steel and aluminum dumping on the basis of national security and those aimed at stemming China's theft of U.S.

People 1 dead, several injured in Trenton cultural event shooting
Author: 0 1 dead, several injured in Trenton cultural event shooting

The New Jersey shooting occurs amid a debate about USA gun laws that was given fresh impetus by the massacre in February of 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Nicolo described seeing on victim, who suffered a gunshot wound in the leg, being aided by police. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said the circumstances for the shooting remains under investigation, but is not believed connected to terrorism.

People US Plans To Announce Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council
Author: 0 US Plans To Announce Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

Human rights are universal and should be applied universally and not in such a nakedly biased way. And it would leave the council without the United States playing a key role in promoting human rights around the world. "It's true, the Human Rights Council continues to disproportionately focus on Israel", said Peter Yeo, an official with the United Nations Foundation that connects the organization with private and nongovernmental groups and foundations.

People Happy Father's Day from TAPinto Franklin Township
Author: 0 Happy Father's Day from TAPinto Franklin Township

A new survey from the National Retail Federation predicts consumers will spend $15.3 billion on dads nationwide, the second highest total spend in the 15 years the retail trade group has tracked Father's Day spending. Am lucky for mine Happy Father's Dad! He's not so much a committed father as one that should be committed. We wanted to talk about Father's day-what is the Biblical importance of fathers? As a man who was raised by highly supportive parents - and who is now the proud ...

People Woman Yells 'Allahu Akbar!' and Stabs 2 in French Riviera
Author: 0 Woman Yells 'Allahu Akbar!' and Stabs 2 in French Riviera

A woman at the market's cash register was injured too, but less seriously. In the commune of La-Seine-sur-Mer in the South of France unknown, shouting " Allahu Akbar " stabbed two people in a supermarket. She is now in police custody. A sense of edginess has been with France since a murderous series of killings in 2015 in the name of the Islamic State group.

People Merkel accepts CSU deadline for European Union migration deal
Author: 0 Merkel accepts CSU deadline for European Union migration deal

However the dispute ends, it has exposed her government's fragility at a hard time for the continent. Joachim Herrmann, Bavaria's interior minister, insisted the CSU was not intending to destabilise the CDU. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, an anti-migration hardliner, was invited to CSU meetings. The disagreement has opened up a serious rift between Mrs Merkel's Christian Democrats and Mr Seehofer's Bavarian CSU party - two parties that have been closely aligned since the end of ...

People Hillary joins first ladies' push against Trump's immigration policy
Author: 0 Hillary joins first ladies' push against Trump's immigration policy

Asked whether the president was willing to end the policy, she said: "The president is ready to get meaningful immigration reform across the board". Will GOP immigration bill stop family separations at border? But some said it's necessary. This is a Trump policy - he owns this, and the Democrats are the only ones trying to fix it.