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People North Dakota lawmakers react to President's Executive Order
Author: 0 North Dakota lawmakers react to President's Executive Order

He is, in effect, ordering family separation to be replaced with the detention of whole families together, even after earlier arguing that "you can't do it by executive order ". Trump said that even with the change, border enforcement will be "equally tough, if not tougher". The conservative Republican from North Carolina and Ryan, the Wisconsin congressman and House Speaker, were caught in a heated debate over two immigration bills that drew national attention.

People Donald Trump says ending 'war games' his idea, not Kim Jong-un's
Author: 0 Donald Trump says ending 'war games' his idea, not Kim Jong-un's

Defense Ministry spokeswoman Choi Hyun-soo said the decision to suspend the exercise was made by both the USA and South Korean governments, in the interest of maintaining the "momentum" of talks with North Korea. "Suspending U.S. -South Korea joint military exercises is a mistake", McCain said in a statement last week . "We are still coordinating on additional actions", she said.

Author: 0 Melania Trump wears 'I really don't care' jacket before visiting migrant kids

Her spokeswoman told Business Insider that "there was no hidden message". Trump wore the jacket as she boarded a flight en route to visit a group of migrant children in Texas. Mrs Trump, who often campaigns for the right of children, was a strong force behind her husband's policy U-turn. This Melania jacket thing can not be real.

People House Immigration Bill Could Stall, Blames Democrats
Author: 0 House Immigration Bill Could Stall, Blames Democrats

That compromise bill will is now scheduled to come up for a vote on Friday morning, after leaders postponed the initial vote that was supposed to happen Thursday. Immigrant children held in a detention centre in Virginia say they were handcuffed, beaten, left nude in concrete cells and strapped to chairs with bags over their heads, the Associated Press reported .

Author: 0 Koko the famously social gorilla dies in California

In 1979, Koko and The Gorilla Foundation moved to the Santa Cruz Mountains where Ndume joined them as a fellow ambassador for their species. Others in the animal research community, however, raised questions about the ethics of humanizing gorillas, who may find it hard or impossible to return to a more natural lifestyle after living among people.

People Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46
Author: 0 Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

Ndume the gorilla was the youngest of the three signing masters, born in Cincinnati Zoo in 1981. Koko's social nature was well documented and she was famous for having adopted a pet kitten , which she named " All Ball ". Koko's notoriety also earned her a roster of loving celebrity friends, including Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Mr. Rogers, and perhaps most famously, Robin Williams .

Author: 0 Trump Blasts Dems on Crime, Border Security

One migrant, known in the complaint by her initials M.G.U., said that she and her three sons aged 2, 6 and 13, fled Guatemala after her family faced death threats. "Of course we don't want families to be separated". "The Border has been a big mess and problem for many years". Both House bills, backed by Trump but opposed by Democrats and immigration advocacy groups, would fund the wall Trump has proposed along the US border with Mexico and reduce legal migration, in part by denying visas ...

People TIME cover features Trump towering over sobbing girl whose mother is detained
Author: 0 TIME cover features Trump towering over sobbing girl whose mother is detained

According to TIME , John Moore, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for Getty Images, has been photographing immigrants crossing the U.S. -Mexico border for years. "I had to stop and take deep breaths", he continued. The cover is for the July 2 edition of the magazine, which will appear on newsstands the week of Independence Day.

People Kim Jong-un talks denuclearisation on visit to Beijing
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un talks denuclearisation on visit to Beijing

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping raise a toast in Beijing, China , in this undated photo released June 20, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. "If Kim does not want to abandon his nuclear arms completely, then China will be happy to act as a broker between Pyongyang and the U.S.". "No matter the changes in the global and regional situation, China's party and government's resolute position on being dedicated to consolidating and ...

People Israeli warplanes strike Hamas positions in Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli warplanes strike Hamas positions in Gaza

No injuries were reported on either side. Also on Monday, a 13-year-old Palestinian shot recently by Israeli forces in protests on the Gaza border died of his wounds, the health ministry in Gaza said. The attacks targeted two Hamas military sites and a munitions manufacturing site, the military said in a statement, without specifying whether the raids had resulted in casualties.

People Half of Aquarius migrants 'seek asylum in France': Spanish govt
Author: 0 Half of Aquarius migrants 'seek asylum in France': Spanish govt

Spain invited the Aquarius to unload the migrants in Valencia after Italy and Malta had denied them entry last week. Rome says only migrants rescued by Italian ships can be brought to Italian ports. "We have to strike a balance between our sensibilities and humanity, and our respect for the law", said Spain's migration minister, Magdalena Valerio.

People Wife of Benjamin Netanyahu charged with fraud, breach of trust
Author: 0 Wife of Benjamin Netanyahu charged with fraud, breach of trust

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to dismiss the investigation previous year. In 2016, a court ruled she abused an employee and awarded the man $42,000 in damages. For years, she has been accused of leading an extravagant lifestyle. The indictment threatens to reinforce the unflattering reputation the Netanyahus have gained for enjoying an expensive lifestyle out of touch with most Israelis.

People Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash
Author: 0 Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash

While it will not reverse the "zero-tolerance" policy on immigration, Trump is expected to sign an executive order that will let families to be held together during prosecution and deportation, according to CBS News . Those people were not authorized to speak publicly and commented only on condition of anonymity. She was heckled at a restaurant Tuesday evening and has faced protesters at her home.

People Summer solstice: Thursday is longest day of the year
Author: 0 Summer solstice: Thursday is longest day of the year

How Does Summer Solstice Work? People photograph the sun as it breaks the horizon and shines through the stones at Stonehenge onto crowds of people as they celebrate the dawn of the longest day in the UK (Ben Birchall/PA Wire). It is believed that solstices have been celebrated at Stonehenge for thousands of years . The reverse is true in the Southern Hemisphere, where June 21 marks the start of winter.

People Ex-Israeli regime's minister charged with spying for Iran
Author: 0 Ex-Israeli regime's minister charged with spying for Iran

Last month, he was refused entry into the African nation of Guinea and extradited to Israel. Last Friday, he was indicted in a Jerusalem court on charges of spying for the enemy in war-time and a number of other related crimes. Segev's license to practice medicine was invalidated following his conviction for drug smuggling. He also received a specialized communications system to encrypt the messages between him and his operators.

People Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes heat up at Gaza border
Author: 0 Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes heat up at Gaza border

Any moment of laxity will enable those in the Palestinian populace that already question Hamas' degenerative rule to gain a real foothold. Fawzi Barhoum, a spokesman for Hamas, praised the rocket attacks calling them "a legitimate right that bombing is met with bombing", but did not take responsibility for them.

Author: 0 Trump Signs Executive Order to Stop Family Separations at Border

The order does not override the 1993 Flores v. Reno Supreme Court case, which says that detained migrant children can not be held in government detention facilities for more than 20 days. Department of Health and Human Services with the aim of keeping them as close to their parents as possible and reuniting the family after the case goes through the courts, said Steven Wagner, an acting assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services.

People Jacinda Ardern in hospital to give birth
Author: 0 Jacinda Ardern in hospital to give birth

Following the birth, the government will be led by Winston Peters , 73, for six weeks. Fun fact for you, this means that at 37 years of age, Ardern is about to become the second ever leader (of the modern world) to give birth while in office, the first being back in 1990 when then Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto popped one out.

People Pot growers refuse to let go of dream after Kilauea volcano erupts
Author: 0 Pot growers refuse to let go of dream after Kilauea volcano erupts

Saturday's announcement comes with an alert to Hawaiians to remain vigilant about air quality conditions and for those with breathing problems to limit outdoor activities. Experts expect heavier vog , or volcanic smog, to blanket the interior and southern parts of the Big Island, wrapping around to Kona through the weekend.

People One dead, dozens missing in North Sumatra boat accident
Author: 0 One dead, dozens missing in North Sumatra boat accident

It was not immediately clear if any of the missing passengers were foreigners. The wooden ferry had a capacity of 60 passengers but may have been carrying 80 people and dozens of motorcycles, said Sri Hardianto, an official at Indonesia's transport ministry.

People China 'disappointed' with U.S. move to quit United Nations rights body
Author: 0 China 'disappointed' with U.S. move to quit United Nations rights body

Suc further praised the 47-member council as the "only intergovernmental body responding to human rights issues and situations worldwide". The United States' current term on the council ends next year. Haley argued that the council acted as a "protector of human rights abusers and cesspool of political bias" and accused the body of "politicizing and scapegoating countries with positive human rights records".

People Tropical showers in the forecast
Author: 0 Tropical showers in the forecast

The disorganized system moving northwest in the Gulf towards the Texas coast will trigger showers and thunderstorms along the coast that will then move north into the ArkLaTex. This weekend looks to be pretty nice with lots of sunshine and temperatures in the lower 90s and heat indices pushing the century mark once again. On Thursday, the Summer Solstice occurs at 5:07 AM CDT, meaning the official start to summer.

People Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children
Author: 0 Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children

The first will be a hard-line option written by Rep. "But at the same time I think you have to understand we are keeping families together, but we have to keep our borders strong". "When we have an announcement to make, we'll make it". An 84-year-old Trump supporter admitted he felt nothing for the children taken from their parents and compared the family separation policy to a citation he once got for illegal swimming.

Author: 0 Prominent Conservative Steve Schmidt Drops GOP Over Trump, Family Separations

Members said the range of issues Trump covered included trade, taxes and other victories for the administration. Multiple GOP lawmakers tell the Washington Post that Trump told them his daughter was upset by images of children taken from their families and asked if they could do anything to stop it.

People Lawyer: Agent booted off Mueller team escorted from FBI HQ
Author: 0 Lawyer: Agent booted off Mueller team escorted from FBI HQ

Goelman said in a previous interview that Strzok disputes that he would have been willing to use his official position to hurt Trump, noting that had he wanted to, he could have leaked that there was an investigation into Trump's campaign before the election.

People Israeli Jets Strike 9 Targets in Gaza in Response to 'Fire Kites'
Author: 0 Israeli Jets Strike 9 Targets in Gaza in Response to 'Fire Kites'

The protests peaked on May 14 when at least 61 Palestinians were killed as thousands approached the heavily guarded border fence on the same day the United States moved its Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "The killing of children, as well as of clearly identified journalists and medical staffers by security forces during a demonstration are particularly unacceptable", Guterres said.

Author: 0 President Trump doubles down on immigration amid backlash

President Donald Trump could end the policy today if he wanted. But things came to a head when the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or "Dreamers Act" was due to expire, and the cost of the "great wall" was revealed as being between $12 billion and $25 billion or more.

People Putin missed Russia-Egypt match but ‘happy’ at win
Author: 0 Putin missed Russia-Egypt match but ‘happy’ at win

Blatter was also highly critical of the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup - awarded to the joint bid from U.S.A, Canada and Mexico - in which each nation's choice was made public for the first time. 'I'm not here to comment the game. Last year, Peskov confirmed the invitation, saying: 'Putin has a long and, you may say, friendly relationship with Blatter'.

Author: 0 Children Separated From Parents At Us Border Sob, Wail Desperately

Let's check back in on what Trump is doing in the name of the American people. He said he wants Congress to provide him with a third option: to deport families as a unit. The decree does not mandate separation of parents and children, however. Instead, the children could be detained indefinitely with their parents. Democrats who have visited minors in detention in Texas and California describe crying children held in cage-like conditions behind chain-link fencing, with no idea when they will ...

People Emotional moment TV host breaks down live on air
Author: 0 Emotional moment TV host breaks down live on air

Instead of continuing, she just made a decision to close out the show and let host Lawrence O'Donnell begin " The Last Word ". She linked to the article, which reported that at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas have been housing children as young as babies.