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Trump ends policy of separating migrant children, stirring confusion Trump ends policy of separating migrant children, stirring confusion
- June 22, 2018

Just in case it wasn't clear the first time, FLOTUS made a decision to wear the jacket again as she deplaned at Andrews Air Force base upon her return to Washington D.C. A federal prosecutor said "there was no prosecution sought" in light of Trump's executive order ending the practice of separating families. The first lady reportedly visited three separate classrooms, meeting with dozens of kids. (more...)
Police seek info on men after unprovoked Queenstown assault Police seek info on men after unprovoked Queenstown assault
- June 22, 2018

Police are now desperately searching for two males following the vicious attack and have released images in the hope members of the public can help identify them. One picture showed him wearing the sweatshirt, while a second showed him carrying it, revealing a distinctive sleeve tattoo on his left arm. One offender is described as solid build, and wearing light-coloured trousers, a cap, and a black and orange hooded sweatshirt with a distinctive sleeve tattoo. (more...)
Peter Fonda Apologizes for 'Vulgar' Tweet About Barron Trump Peter Fonda Apologizes for 'Vulgar' Tweet About Barron Trump
- June 22, 2018

Fonda wrote. "90 MILLION PEOPLE IN THE STREETS ON THE SAME WEEKEND!" These disgusting words have no place in public discourse - but what makes Fonda look the most foolish is Trump's comments today about his executive order and his eagerness to fix the issues at the border while also keeping America safe. (more...)
House Republicans Gear Up For Failure On Immigration House Republicans Gear Up For Failure On Immigration
- June 22, 2018

Children are separated from their parents, held in separate facilities and then sent to a shelter and eventually to stay with sponsors. But over the past few days, people across the world reacted with shock and revulsion to reports and images of children as young as eight months being separated from parents and held in structures that can best be described as cages at detention facilities run by the US Border Patrol. (more...)
Trump says news coverage of North Korea summit is Trump says news coverage of North Korea summit is "almost treasonous"
- June 22, 2018

Yes, a "detailed plan" exists. Since the Singapore summit, the watchword around the world has been "denuclearization". Chinese state media quoted Xi as hailing the warming friendship with Kim but included no mention of any specific discussions on making progress on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Why Trump's executive order "hasn't solved" issue of family separation
- June 22, 2018

US President Donald Trump agreed to sign an executive order on Wednesday ending the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border with Mexico, after claiming for days that he did not have the authority to do so. The children who were separated from their parents at the border - from young children to teenagers - were immediately classified "unaccompanied" within the immigration system. (more...)
Trump says Congress must fix immigration, close loopholes
- June 22, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would sign something "pre-emptive" soon to solve the problem of immigrant families being separated at the U.S. "Thank you @POTUS for taking critical action ending family separation at our border", Ivanka wrote, referring to the acronym for president of the United States. (more...)
California couple accused of torturing malnourished children to stand trial California couple accused of torturing malnourished children to stand trial
- June 22, 2018

When the teen escaped the home through a window in January and called police, her parents, David and Louise Turpin , were arrested and accused of abusing 12 of their 13 children, including in some cases allegedly shackling them and beating them routinely, prosecutors said. (more...)
Police arrest suspect in XXXTentacion killing Police arrest suspect in XXXTentacion killing
- June 22, 2018

Williams on Wednesday (June 20) and booked him for first-degree murder , TMZ reports . Coleman-Wright said Williams was taken into custody shortly before 7 p.m. Rapper Big Sean said on Twitter once news of the death spread that he was mourning Onfroy even though they weren't friends. "I've seen him riding them 4-wheelers", Slappy said. (more...)
Koko the Gorilla Met Celebrities Like Mister Rogers
- June 22, 2018

As a result, Koko was raised learning American Sign Language , having begun training at the age of one. When Williams died in 2014, Koko's handlers said she expressed sadness at the news. The pair bonded in 2001 when Williams visited the foundation, and Koko insisted he tickle her and also wanted to try on his glasses. Koko was believed to have had an IQ of between 75 and 95 and could sign more than 1,000 words. (more...)
Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy
- June 22, 2018

Over 2,700 children have been isolated from their parents since October, pressuring capacity at facilities amid a crackdown by law enforcement officials. Trump's executive order reversing the practice continued to argue that Congress' inaction allowed the situation to happen. Trump has instructed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ask a federal court to overturn the settlement. (more...)
Italian minister calls for census of Roma communities Italian minister calls for census of Roma communities
- June 21, 2018

The Roma population has deep roots in Italy, with some sources estimating they first arrived in the 14th Century. On Tuesday, he dug in his heels. 'The announced census of Roma is vulgar and demagogical'. The 21 Luglio association that defends the rights of the nation's Roma and Sinti communities said Salvini's plan was illegal. Authorities periodically clear out the squatter camps where many live on the outskirts of big cities. (more...)
Macron scolds teen for asking Macron scolds teen for asking "How's it going, Manu?"
- June 21, 2018

The boy was left red-faced after the sharp dressing-down from the 40-year-old centrist. The president was not happy with his improper conduct, and told the boy: "You call me Mr President of the Republic". "Even if you want to lead a revolution one day, you've first got to earn a diploma and learn how to put food on the table", he said . "Then you can start lecturing others". (more...)
Trump orders halt to family separations
- June 21, 2018

Trump also said that first lady Melania Trump visited detention centers at the border today because 'it really bothered her to be looking at this and seeing it'. However, he added, there will be an "implementation phase that follows". Privately, officials in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) believe there is not enough capacity to hold families together because its facilities are already full. (more...)
U.S. prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea U.S. prepares for return of war dead remains from North Korea
- June 21, 2018

But most don't believe Kim is serious about addressing the worldwide concerns about his country's nuclear weapons program. It's the highest rating for the Republican president on any individual issue on an AP-NORC poll since his inauguration. (more...)
Despite IDF Retaliation, Gaza Border Israelis Angry at Lack of Decisive Response Despite IDF Retaliation, Gaza Border Israelis Angry at Lack of Decisive Response
- June 21, 2018

Palestinian activists in eastern Gaza have been flying incendiary kites and balloons into Israeli territory as part of ongoing demonstrations near the Israel-Gaza security fence. The Gaza Strip has been under an Israeli siege since June 2007. Since Palestinians began staging mass rallies near the security fence on March 30, scores of protesters have been martyred - and thousands more injured - by Israeli army gunfire. (more...)
Koko, Signing Gorilla Who Met Robin Williams and Betty White, Dies Koko, Signing Gorilla Who Met Robin Williams and Betty White, Dies
- June 21, 2018

Fans mourned Koko's passing, and the foundation's website experienced excessive traffic on Thursday. "Legit bawling like a baby right now", one mourner, Jess Cameron, wrote on the foundation's Facebook page. She quickly became famous after was taught sign language by Dr. Francine "Penny" Patterosn. She was said to enjoy many TV shows and movies, including "Golden Girls" and "Pretty Woman". (more...)
Catholic priest slaps baby during Christening Catholic priest slaps baby during Christening
- June 21, 2018

At the start of the clip the woman who appears to be the baby's mother is holding in her arms while the priest, wearing white robes, begins the ceremony next to a baptismal font. The child would not relent and the cleric began saying, " Calm down, calm down, you must calm down ". As the watching audience begins to murmur he repeats: 'There, you have to calm yourself, you have to calm yourself, there, there '. (more...)
Theresa May calls U.S. child migrant policy Theresa May calls U.S. child migrant policy "deeply disturbing" and "wrong"
- June 21, 2018

At Prime Minister's Questions, she said: "The pictures of children being held in what appear to be cages are deeply disturbing". Mrs May said President Trump's approach to child migrants was "wrong" and "not something we agree with". Since the White House announced a new "zero-tolerance" approach towards immigration in early May, US authorities have taken more than 2,300 children from their parents at the US border. (more...)
New 'Time' magazine cover shows Trump looking down at crying migrant child New 'Time' magazine cover shows Trump looking down at crying migrant child
- June 21, 2018

The images of children being separated from their parents and the uproar that has followed has been startling. The photo of the migrant-captured by John Moore-is of a two-year-old Honduran girl crying for her mother, who was reportedly taken to a detention facility in McAllen, Texas. (more...)
UK will lose access to security databases after Brexit, says Barnier UK will lose access to security databases after Brexit, says Barnier
- June 21, 2018

One in three British Brexit voters said they would refuse to accept a different status for Northern Ireland after they leave the EU. If the European Arrest Warrant is not replaced by the United Kingdom, the country will return to the 1956 rules for extradition, which are very slow. (more...)
Koko The Sign Language Gorilla Dead At 46 Koko The Sign Language Gorilla Dead At 46
- June 21, 2018

She was born in San Francisco Zoo, but three years later she was moved to Stanford, where under the tutorship of Dr Francine Patterson and Dr Ronald Cohn she developed her skills. Koko appeared in several documentaries and twice in National Geographic in 1978 and 1985. Koko also built relationships with Mister Rogers , Betty White and Robin Williams . (more...)
Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Family Separations At Border Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Family Separations At Border
- June 21, 2018

Immigrant advocates across Southern California and the nation said the president's order has the effect of jailing families together while offering no plan on how those already separated will be reunited. He did call on Congress to alleviate the plight of the separated children - but reiterated that his hands were tied. De Blasio told reporters the children at Harlem's Cayuga Centre included a nine-year-old Honduran boy sent to the centre 2,000 miles by bus after being detained at the ... (more...)
Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust
- June 21, 2018

Ezra Saidoff, former deputy director general of the prime minister's office, faces the same charges. It is alleged Sara Netanyahu , along with a government employee, fraudulently obtained more than £86,600 for hundreds of meals supplied by restaurants, bypassing regulations prohibiting the practice if a cook is employed at the home. (more...)
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's wife Sara charged with fraud Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's wife Sara charged with fraud
- June 21, 2018

The prime minister was questioned by police in that case last week . Sara Netanyahu's indictment comes as Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit weighs indicting her husband in several open investigations over fraud and breach of trust allegations that threaten his career. (more...)

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