Moscow is Assad's strongest ally and its air power since 2015 has been crucial to his recapture of vast swathes of Syria . Russian military forces entered several villages and towns in the south of the country. The deal being discussed does not include rebel territory in adjacent Quneitra province, bordering the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights , the spokesman said.
President Trump predicts that the fight over his eventual Supreme Court nominee to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat will be "vicious", but that the Republican-controlled Senate will be able to confirm his pick before the midterm elections.
If bloc countries unilaterally close borders or fail to address the reasons why migrants are coming to the European Union in the first place, "no one will believe anymore in the our value system that made us so strong". Since 2015, Mr. Tusk said, "we have managed to stem the migration flow by 96 percent only because we made a decision to cooperate with third countries and to block illegal migration outside the EU."But given the tough stance on migration being taken by countries like Italy, ...
This time, divers planted bottles of oxygen along the tunnel walls so swimmers navigating the muddy pools with nearly no visibility could stay under for longer. James Wang, a member of the Chinese rescue team Green Boat Emergency Organisation, believed they could help with the operation. John Volanthen, Robert Harper and Richard Stanton are among 30 United States military staff and 840 soldiers desperately trying to locate the 12 boys, aged 11 to 16, inside the six-mile Tham Luang cave ...
The Japanese and USA governments are arranging a stopover for Pompeo in Japan possibly on July 7 and 8, during which he is also expected to meet with Foreign Minister Taro Kono, according to the source. But North Korean nuclear activity is not in violation of the terms of the summit , since Trump and Kim Jong Un did not sign paperwork regarding immediate and complete denuclearization.
Godwin wrote in a Facebook post that she "literally nearly stepped on a rattlesnake". "My hero of a puppy Todd saved me", she said in her Facebook post. "He jumped right in front of my leg where I surely would have got bit". But that lovely morning would take a scary turn. Todd was taken to the Anthem Animal Hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.
And the former President even suggested to the roughly 200 donors in attendance, who also enjoyed a performance from Christina Aguilera, that Democrats can't get fixated on the glitz and personality of politics. He then comforted Democrats, ensuring that "The majority of the American people prefer a story of hope" and would choose to come together "rather than being divided".
Robert Menendez , and appears to be patched through to Trump while the president is aboard Air Force One on his way back to Washington after his Wednesday night rally in Fargo, North Dakota . But Stelter began his time on the segment by dropping his head into his hands and admitting, "I don't know what to say". I never said to Donald that I was Senator Menendez .
Sunday's escape was not the first time that Faid had pulled off a dramatic prison break. According to French media, the breakout happened while Faid was in the Reau prison's visiting room at about 11:30am local time. The captured pilot was released, and later taken to hospital suffering from shock. Early on Sunday afternoon, the fugitive was said to have swapped to a white van.
And we've given something up: "we stopped these joint military exercises with South Korea ". There were no details in the Singapore pact that Kim and Trump signed on how and when Pyongyang might end its nuclear weapons program. "We have developed a program". US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has acknowledged that it could take years to implement any agreement on eliminating North Korea's nuclear stockpile, a hard-won asset that North Korean leaders regard as a guarantor of their survival.
Police in Boise, ID on Sunday arrested a 30-year-old man in connection to a stabbing attack at an apartment complex that housed resettled refugees , Boise State Public Radio reports. Police closed roughly a mile of the road during the initial investigation and later diverted traffic to the lanes farthest from the complex using flares and barricades.
New York City was one of hundreds of cities with protests nationwide this weekend. Carlos Espina, 19, wears a thermal blanket given to him by asylum seeker at a church where he volunteers, during a protest march in downtown El Paso, Texas, U.S.
The White House's "zero tolerance" immigration policy , which prompted the separation of immigrant families at the US-Mexico Border, sparked outrage throughout the nation. "Occupy ICE" camps have been set up in several USA states.On Saturday morning Trump tweeted support for ICE, saying "radical left Dems want you out".
A military media unit run by the government's Lebanese ally Hezbollah, and a Syrian state television correspondent said rebels in Bosra al-Sham had agreed to come back under government rule and were starting to surrender their weapons. "The regime wants us to hand over everything - Deraa city, the Naseeb crossing, ourselves and the heavy weapons". Jordan stepped in to try to avert further violence and stem another wave of displacement across its border with Syria on Sunday, mediating new ...
As per reports, 45 people were travelling in the bus that fell in a gorge. In a ghastly road accident, 48 passengers were killed and a few others received serious injuries when the bus in which they were traveling fell into a gorge in Paudi Garhwal district in Uttarakhand .
Sarandon walked with thousands of women to demand an end to the detention centers , with the march culminating in a sit-in at the Hart Senate Office, as reported by People . Some women at the protest wrapped themselves in foil blankets to represent the silver mylar blankets in which some children at the border have been photographed.
Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are scheduled to meet on July 16. " Russia continues to say they had nothing to do with Meddling in our Election! ". The president also suggested that Russian Federation, which was kicked out of the group after it annexed Crimea in 2014, be invited back into the organization.
Bolton added that it would be to the North's advantage to cooperate to see sanctions lifted quickly and aid from South Korea and Japan start to flow. North Korea experts have rejected Trump's pronouncement, however, noting Pyongyang's long history of bad faith diplomacy and the fact that Trump was only able to obtain a vague mutual commitment to denuclearization from Kim.
On " Face the Nation " and "Fox News Sunday", Bolton refused to talk about a Washington Post report that U.S. intelligence officials have concluded North Korea does not intend to fully surrender its nuclear stockpile and is preparing to deceive the United States about the number of nuclear warheads in its arsenal and the existence of undisclosed facilities used to make fissile material.
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said there was a grave risk of many civilians being trapped between government forces, rebel groups and Islamic State militants who have a small foothold there, an outcome he said would be a "catastrophe".
The Associated Press quoted a Yemeni survivor as saying that the boat carried some 125 migrants, including women and children before it capsized near Tripoli . European Union leaders claimed a breakthrough deal early Friday on how to deal with the pressures of migration, after all-night talks helped accommodate Italian demands for more help.
Firefighters and officers were called to the scene at around 12.30pm, while emergency services have received almost 100 calls relating to the fire. The brigade said its 999 Control Officers have taken more than 90 calls to the fire. The London Ambulance Service said medics checked three people at the scene and they did not need hospital treatment. Footage shared on social media showed thick, dark clouds of smoke rising up the side of the building.
Mr Menendez is a Democratic senator from New Jersey who has campaigned for immigration reform in the US. The voice that sounds like Trump promises the fake Menendez he'll nominate a new justice in " 10 to 14 days ". That's why Trump called back. Trump responded, as he has before, that he would like to pass a broad immigration bill, which he said would be good for both parties.
She described the moment she learned about her win at her election-night watch party. But Ocasio-Cortez pushed back against that theory, voicing support for several other candidates who have declined corporate donations to their campaigns, including Pressley.
According to French media, the breakout happened while Faid was in the Reau prison's visiting room at about 11:30am local time. The 45-year-old robber was serving 25 years for his part in a 2010 hold-up of a cash-transport van in the Paris region which led to the death of a 26-year-old policewoman.
Adams said the decision was based partly on evidence suggesting a "coordinated attack" on the newspaper in Maryland's historic capital , including "the barricading of a back door and the use of a tactical approach in hunting down and shooting the innocent victims ".
It would totally [screw] us as a country", one source told Axios . I'm saying they haven't treated us fairly. Axios reported , citing an unnamed official, that the president had complained the WTO was designed by the rest of the world to "screw" the U.S.
A law enforcement official says the suspect in the Annapolis , Maryland, newspaper shooting has been identified as Jarrod W. Ramos. In each case, they took the side of the classmate who said Ramos had harassed her relentlessly for a year.
He told its employees: "You are doing a fantastic job of keeping us safe by eradicating the worst criminal elements". He told CNN about his father who came to the United States illegally from Guatemala more than three decades ago. In Portland, Oregon, several stay-at-home mothers have organised their first rally while caring for young children. "I'm just sick to death at what's happening to this country right now", said Judi Hudson, 70, a retired nurse from Brunswick.
As part of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy , over 2,000 children have been separated from their parents, and speculations have been raised that many of these children may end up in the broken US foster care system further complicating things while their family awaits them elsewhere.
But Huffman said she and Crowley, the fourth-ranking House Democrat, were not far apart on the issues. "I think that in the same lens that I looked at it, people, I think, are separating the actions and the status of the Palestinians from the greater geopolitics of the area".
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis talks with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during their meeting at the Abe's official residence in Tokyo, June 29, 2018. After their meeting, Onodera said they agreed to continue joint military exercises and reinforce the response capability of the U.S. -Japan alliance.
The video, which has garnered almost 2 million views since being posted to Facebook on Thursday, shows Officer Philip Bernot apparently using a stun gun on 27-year-old Sean Williams in Lancaster , Pa., according to The Associated Press .
Though many participating in the marches are seasoned anti-Trump demonstrators, others are new to immigration activism, including parents who say they feel compelled to show up after heart-wrenching accounts of children forcibly taken from their families as they crossed the border illegally.
In this turbulent political context, one of the first voices to call for the abolition of ICE was that of NY gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon , who as an actress played the part of Miranda in the popular TV series "Sex and the City". According to Trump, the abolition of ICE "will never happen". She was followed by Sen. Widely broadcast pictures of young children held in enclosures behind chain-link fences sparked protests across the USA - with far larger demonstrations expected on ...