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Trump reverses on family separations Trump reverses on family separations
- June 21, 2018

Wolfe acknowledged that the White House would ultimately decide on the children's fate, but noted: "I can tell you definitively that is going to be policy". The children on the audio, estimated to be between 4 and 10 years old, sobbed throughout the almost eight-minute tape that was recorded last week inside a U.S. (more...)
Summer solstice 2018: Fun facts about the official start of summer Summer solstice 2018: Fun facts about the official start of summer
- June 21, 2018

Marzouk added that the summer solstice comes after the spring equinox that occurred last March as the Sun's outward movement continues gradually towards the north after reaching the equator on the day of the spring equinox, gradually increasing the length of the day on the northern hemisphere until it peaks on the day of the summer solstice. (more...)
Dodds attacks EU's approach on security issues Dodds attacks EU's approach on security issues
- June 21, 2018

He then asked the Prime Minister to make it clear that the EU's approach is wrong and concluded by suggesting the "EU is wanting to make Brexit harder for the United Kingdom but easier for those who want to cause damage across Europe". Those who have been resident for a shorter period can stay on until they have reached the five-year threshold. The government has agreed that European Union citizens and their families who arrive between 30 March 2019 - after the United Kingdom leaves the ... (more...)
Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran: Shin Bet Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran: Shin Bet
- June 21, 2018

He was charged on Friday with offenses of delivering information to the enemy, espionage and assisting the enemy during war. Gonen Segev had been living in Nigeria. In 2012, a connection was established between Segev and officials from the Iranian embassy in Nigeria. Following his indictment, the court partially removed its gag order on the case, allowing some details to published. (more...)
Memorial to murdered Australian comedian Eurydice Dixon vandalised as thousands join vigils Memorial to murdered Australian comedian Eurydice Dixon vandalised as thousands join vigils
- June 21, 2018

The comments come after the 22-year-old woman was found dead hours after she finished a comedy gig at a bar and chose to walk home from Melbourne's CBD. A makeshift memorial of flowers and notes left in tribute to the Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon has been vandalised at the weekend with thick white paint. (more...)
Trump orders halt to separating migrant children from their families Trump orders halt to separating migrant children from their families
- June 21, 2018

By reversing the family separation policy but continuing to aggressively prosecute adult undocumented immigrants ― while detaining their children alongside them ― the Trump administration could be setting itself up for a legal battle with human rights activists over the Flores agreement . (more...)
Trump's executive order only protects against family separation for 20 days
- June 21, 2018

The House of Representatives is expected to vote on two bills created to end family separations formally and deal with other immigration issues. "Holding children hostage in concentration camps is the new political bargaining chip of this administration and it is unconscionable", Kristen Clarke, head of the Lawyers' Committee on Civil Rights, told reporters outside the US Capitol. (more...)
Girl reports abusive parents, says sisters are 'chained up — SHACKLED KIDS CASE
- June 21, 2018

A Southern California mother suspected of shacking and starving her 13 children broke down in tears in court on Wednesday while listening to a 911 call made by her 17-year-old daughter reporting abuse. The house reeked of human waste, and the evidence of starvation was obvious, with the oldest of 13 siblings weighing just 82 pounds. Authorities said the abuse was so long-running the children's growth was stunted. (more...)
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern enters hospital to give birth New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern enters hospital to give birth
- June 21, 2018

Ardern's due date was June 17. Ardern's office confirmed she had arrived at the hospital with partner Clarke Gayford. Mr Peters - a colourful political veteran and head of the populist New Zealand First party - had already taken over some of Ms Ardern's duties in recent days, including running cabinet meetings in the capital of Wellington while she stayed close to home in Auckland. (more...)
Secret Service notified after Peter Fonda's tweet Secret Service notified after Peter Fonda's tweet
- June 21, 2018

Mr. Fonda, the younger brother of actress and liberal activist Jane Fonda , was responding to Tuesday's joint White House press briefing with Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen. I have a odd suspicion that they wont do anything", Trump Jr. tweeted on Wednesday. Actor Peter Fonda , who's furious over the Trump administration's policy of separating undocumented children from their families at the southern US border, has apologized for a tweet which ... (more...)
Israeli ministers green light bill to ban filming soldiers in West Bank Israeli ministers green light bill to ban filming soldiers in West Bank
- June 20, 2018

The initiator of the bill Robert Ilatov noted that the situation in which any activist leftist organizations, often receiving financial support from overseas, can freely document the actions of the soldiers during the execution of their duties, is absurd. (more...)
President Trump wants to conquer Mars and dominate space President Trump wants to conquer Mars and dominate space
- June 20, 2018

He said the new branch's creation will be overseen by Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. We must have American dominance in space. It is going to be something. The idea could require the U.S.to withdraw from the Outer Space Treaty of 1967, which prohibits the deployment of weapons of mass destruction but not conventional arms in space. (more...)
Lackluster so far, tropical disturbance still forecast to bring substantial rain Lackluster so far, tropical disturbance still forecast to bring substantial rain
- June 20, 2018

Highs on Wednesday are only expected to reach the low 80s, with some areas never even making it out of the 70s. The hurricane center said Bud was expected to dissipate on Saturday over the high terrain of the Mexican state of Sonora. On Thursday, the Summer Solstice occurs at 5:07 AM CDT, meaning the official start to summer. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect just to our south (including most of the Texas coast line) though none of us in the area are under that watch. (more...)
President Trump: Will sign ‘something’ to keep immigrant families together President Trump: Will sign ‘something’ to keep immigrant families together
- June 20, 2018

Bowing to pressure from the tech industry and politicians , President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he plans to stop the separation of immigrant families at the US-Mexico border. One official said it was the Justice Department that generated the legal strategy that is codified in the executive order, and disputed the notion that Homeland Security was involved in drawing up the document. (more...)
Separation of families at border ‘immoral’ - Pope Separation of families at border ‘immoral’ - Pope
- June 20, 2018

Francis told the news service that he supports the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which has called the policy "immoral" and "contrary to our Catholic values". Pope Francis echoed those sentiments. In his interview with Reuters, Francis said he is "on the side of the bishops' conference" and "respect [s]" its position. (more...)
Mexico calls migrant children separation ‘cruel and inhumane’, urges rethink Mexico calls migrant children separation ‘cruel and inhumane’, urges rethink
- June 20, 2018

The children are being sent to three centers in Combes, Raymondville and Brownsville in southern Texas, which have been repurposed to house the youngest migrants, including those younger than 5, The Associated Press reported Tuesday evening. (more...)
Duke alum Stephen Miller 'instrumental' in Trump's policy to separate migrant families Duke alum Stephen Miller 'instrumental' in Trump's policy to separate migrant families
- June 20, 2018

Miller is reportedly working with a team of officials from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, and Labor Department to finalize these proposals by September. But Miller has proved undaunted. Davis explained she and Shear interviewed Miller "the week before last" and the White House did not want the audio to be used once " The Daily " made a decision to do an episode based on the conversation. (more...)
Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy
- June 20, 2018

Trump discussed immigration during remarks in front of the National Federation of Independent Business's 75th anniversary celebration. "We have no wall". In fact , Politico reports that Stephen Miller and other top administration officials are planning a further crackdown on legal and legal immigration, with the goal, according to a Republican close to the White House , being "to arm Trump with enough data and statistics by early September to show voters that he fulfilled his immigration ... (more...)
Trump comments on immigration following meeting with Republicans Trump comments on immigration following meeting with Republicans
- June 20, 2018

But she told reporters that children taken by the government are treated humanely . He did not elaborate. "The administration's current family separation policy is an affront to the decency of the American people, and contrary to principles and values upon which our nation was founded". (more...)
China ‘expresses regret’ over U.S. withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council China ‘expresses regret’ over U.S. withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council
- June 20, 2018

After several months of threats, the Trump Administration has finally made a decision to pull out of the United Nations' Human Rights Council. "The only thing worse than a council that does nearly nothing to protect human rights is a council that covers for human-rights abuses-and is therefore an obstacle to progress and an impediment to change". (more...)
FBI Agent Removed From Probe Over Anti-Trump Texts Escorted From Building FBI Agent Removed From Probe Over Anti-Trump Texts Escorted From Building
- June 20, 2018

To put this in context, the IG report states: " Strzok and Page were communicating on their FBI-issued phones as part of an extramarital affair". We are intending to follow-up on that, ' he said. Horowitz cited what he called "the absence of exigent circumstances the frequency with which the use of personal email occurred". Now you can see that we were right with the Horowitz report. (more...)
White House deputy chief of staff to resign
- June 20, 2018

The Washington Post reported two weeks ago that Hagin was planning to depart the White House soon after the summit ended. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly also thanked Hagin for his service. Mr. Hagin previously served in the Reagan White House, and under both Bush administrations. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr. (more...)
Sterling edges above 1.32 after May wins key Brexit vote Sterling edges above 1.32 after May wins key Brexit vote
- June 20, 2018

Some lawmakers say May's proposal would not give parliament any control. Just minutes before the debate began, Brexit secretary David Davis published a written ministerial statement allowing the Speaker to have the final say on whether a motion can be amended or not - a major sticking point among Remainer rebels seeking a meaningful vote on the final deal. (more...)
Donald Trump's immigration policy 'wrong' and images 'deeply disturbing', says Theresa May
- June 20, 2018

After being challenging by the SNP's Ian Blackford, and various Labour MPs, May insisted that it's important to have the meeting, and when "we disagree with what they're doing, we will tell them so". Mrs May said she was "clearly, wholly and unequivocally" clear that she disagreed with the policy. Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has previously denounced the policy which has seen more than 2,000 children divided from their families in six weeks on the southern United States border ... (more...)
Man arrested after explosion at Southgate tube station Man arrested after explosion at Southgate tube station
- June 20, 2018

Officers were called to reports of people running at Southgate Tube station shortly after 7pm on Tuesday. Five people suffered minor injuries after the explosion at the station. She couldn't walk, shaking". "Then my partner saw a station staff member pointing a fire extinguisher at something and heard it go off, but we didn't see what it was directed at". (more...)

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