• Trump contradicts his own DHS secretary on abusive child separation policy

    Trump contradicts his own DHS secretary on abusive child separation policy

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    Based on Homeland Security policy and what CBS News has seen in person, claims that all kids are being separated from their parents at the border is false. Trump has repeatedly defended the policy and on Tuesday tweeted that "Democrats are the problem". After that, Nielsen once again walked through the administration's wishlist for changing immigration laws - including targeting sanctuary city policies, changing the threshold for qualifying for asylum to be much higher, and ...
  • Five first ladies speak out on family separations at border

    Five first ladies speak out on family separations at border

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    Charlie Baker has also refused to send troops to the border , citing the "cruel and inhumane" separation of families. "Where is the outcry for the killings and crime being caused by gangs and thugs, including MS-13, coming into our country illegally?" Immigrant families are being separated at the border not because of Democrats and not because some law forces this result, as Trump insists.
  • USA attorney general quotes Bible to defend separating families

    USA attorney general quotes Bible to defend separating families

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    The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S. -Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies. At an event in Indiana, Mr Sessions was defending the practice of separating undocumented immigrant families apprehended at the border. Rep. Roger Marshall echoed Sessions' comments.
  • Aquarius refugees and migrants disembark in Valencia port

    Aquarius refugees and migrants disembark in Valencia port

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    He said he is anxious that more European nations will close their ports to migrants who are rescued at sea. Had Malta been the closest port of call, and thus duty-bound to take in the migrants aboard the Aquarius , Malta would not have hesitated to do so, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said on Sunday.
  • Trump tariffs: Markets fall as trade war fears mount

    Trump tariffs: Markets fall as trade war fears mount

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    How many tariffs are there now? In response, Beijing confirmed during the weekend it would bring in tit-for-tat tariffs on $34 billion of United States imports next month. While the exact size and scope of Beijing's response is merely theoretical at this point, it's clear that the Chinese have no intention of giving in to Trump's threats.
  • UK Brexit laws rebel says 'We could collapse…

    UK Brexit laws rebel says 'We could collapse…

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    A bus passes as anti-Brexit demonstrators protest opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 11, 2018. The minister leading those negotiations, Solicitor General Robert Buckland, said the ruling minority Conservative government was standing by its own proposal, rejected by party rebels last week.
  • More than 210 injured in Osaka-area natural disaster

    More than 210 injured in Osaka-area natural disaster

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    Shinkansen bullet train lines have also been suspended, leading to widespread chaos. Pictures posted on Twitter showed signs at a train station that had fallen down and books thrown off shelves at a store. Elsewhere in Osaka Prefecture, a prefectural road in the Shimotanabe district of Takatsuki sustained serious damage, and the road was flooded. More building damage was found in the afternoon as disaster and relief workers inspected and cleaned up the affected areas.
  • 5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

    5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

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    Boyd said such an incident was "not unusual at all", adding that his deputies are involved in high-speed pursuits related to human smuggling or drug trafficking on a daily basis. Dimmit County Sheriff office took up the chase, trying to halt the vehicle, which was going over 100mph. Boyd said there were 14 people in the vehicle that flipped.
  • Former Trump aide ordered to jail after bail revoked

    Former Trump aide ordered to jail after bail revoked

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    Manafort had been under house arrest while awaiting trial later this year. He also was charged this month with witness tampering by special counsel Robert Mueller , who said he tried to contact witnesses to influence their testimony while he was out on bond from February 24 through April 4.
  • China raises tariffs on US produce and electric cars

    China raises tariffs on US produce and electric cars

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    However this time, much like the Canadian (among others) steel import tariffs , things are for real. He added: "Our hope is that it doesn't lead to a rash reaction from China". China's Commerce Ministry answered quickly to the USA taxes on Chinese imports. "The United States can no longer tolerate losing our technology and intellectual property through unfair economic practices", Trump said.
  • 120 countries at United Nations condemn Israel over Gaza violence

    120 countries at United Nations condemn Israel over Gaza violence

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    The resolution asked Guterres to report back within 60 days on proposals "on ways and means for ensuring the safety, protection and well-being of the Palestinian civilian population under Israeli occupation, including. More than 120 Palestinian civilians were killed by Israeli forces during the protests against Israel's years-long blockade of the enclave. "That's why we are here today", Haley told the assembly.
  • National Weather Service confirms 2 northeastern Pennsylvania tornadoes

    National Weather Service confirms 2 northeastern Pennsylvania tornadoes

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    National Weather Service officials confirmed Thursday that two tornadoes had touched down in northeast Pennsylvania late Wednesday night, causing severe damage in one of the region's major commercial corridors. In the morning light Thursday, the scene along Mundy Street resembled a war zone , with debris in the streets and store fronts showing collapsed roofs, broken windows and damaged signs.
  • Id-El-Fitr: FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

    Id-El-Fitr: FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

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    Several Arab and European countries will also celebrate Eid al-Fitr tomorrow, including France, Belgium, Saudi Arabia , and the UAE. But as the dates vary for Eid, in Virginia, the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center‏ announced its Eid celebrations would be Saturday.
  • Pompeo: US will ensure verification of N. Korea's denuclearization

    Pompeo: US will ensure verification of N. Korea's denuclearization

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laid out some of the US cards, saying the administration was sticking to its demand for the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the North. The summit has raised hopes of progress towards a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War, the last festering legacy of the Cold War, after hostilities only stopped with an armistice.