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Trump administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention Trump administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention
- June 25, 2018

A small number of children will remain separated "generally if the familial relationship can not be confirmed", or "we believe the adult is a threat to the safety of the child, or the adult is a criminal alien", HHS said. Protesters briefly block a bus from leaving a Texas detention center in McAllen, Texas. Photos released by US Customs and Border Protection of a processing detention center in McAllen, Texas, showed chain link fences and mattresses on the floor with thermal blankets for ... (more...)
Melania Trump wears 'I really don't care' jacket before visiting migrant kids Melania Trump wears 'I really don't care' jacket before visiting migrant kids
- June 25, 2018

Thursday, when the world saw the jacket that Trump wore on her way to Texas , where she was traveling to see some of the children who are being detained after attempting to cross into the United States . Updates proclaiming "WE'RE DOING IT" soon followed. First lady Melania Trump greets police officers before boarding a plane at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas . (more...)
House Republicans cancel vote on immigration legislation House Republicans cancel vote on immigration legislation
- June 25, 2018

Mark Sanford of SC, who recently lost his primary election after frequently criticizing Trump. He called them "extremist open-border Democrats". The bill largely follows immigration principles issued by the White House in January, providing $25 billion for Trump's long-sought border wall, scaling back legal immigration and giving young undocumented immigrants a shot at citizenship. (more...)
Iran warns it may pull out of nuclear deal in coming weeks Iran warns it may pull out of nuclear deal in coming weeks
- June 25, 2018

According to the ministry, Moscow and Tehran will continue to coordinate their efforts to protect their trade and economic cooperation from Washington's sanctions. On January 16, 2016, the parties to the deal announced beginning of its implementation. "The Iranians say the United States' withdrawal from the nuclear deal is the Good Cop, Bad Cop game, with Europe playing the role of a good cop", he said. (more...)
Trump urges immediate deportation of undocumented migrants Trump urges immediate deportation of undocumented migrants
- June 25, 2018

That would amount to a reversal from Friday, when the president tweeted that "Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November". "We have been encouraging illegal immigration", Johnson said on CNN's "State of the Union". Johnson, who chairs the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said decades of "well intentioned" decisions were responsible for surges in illegal border crossings over ... (more...)
Alec Baldwin Offers Melania Trump Invitation To Appear On ‘Saturday Night Live’ Alec Baldwin Offers Melania Trump Invitation To Appear On ‘Saturday Night Live’
- June 24, 2018

Baldwin tweeted the hilarious invitation Saturday in the wake of an uproar over the freaky jacket the first lady wore Thursday to visit immigrant children. We will welcome you as a hero in ways you never imagined possible. "We have a chair waiting for you in the @nbcsnl make-up room", he later added, sharing a photo of him and Melania Trump smiling together with his 1.17 million Twitter followers. (more...)
DNR responding to train derailment, crude oil spill DNR responding to train derailment, crude oil spill
- June 24, 2018

People have fled floodwaters that threaten their homes in a northwest Iowa community along the swollen Rock River. The river rose rapidly Wednesday after 5 to 7 inches of rain fell Wednesday and a downpour took place on Thursday. No information was immediately available on how much oil each of the tankers was carrying. Cleanup crews from Kansas City arrived on scene around 2:30 p.m. (more...)
WH Event on Murder Victims of Illegal Immigrants Featured Giant Trump Autographs
- June 24, 2018

Trump also met at the White House with parents of victims killed by undocumented immigrants. The U.S. military said on Thursday it had been asked by the government to get ready to house up to 20,000 immigrant children. However, the left does not focus on these people because their experiences do not support their narrative. A breakdown of the survey between political parties shows that conservatives are more likely to blame parents for jeopardizing temporarily losing their children - by ... (more...)
#PermitPatty: Woman allegedly calls police on girl selling water in San Francisco #PermitPatty: Woman allegedly calls police on girl selling water in San Francisco
- June 24, 2018

This seems pretty run-of-the-mill for any adult who had a lemonade stand or any type of fundraiser as a child. The woman filming, only known by her Twitter name Raj, can be heard saying: 'This woman don't want to let a little girl sell some water, she's calling the police on an eight-year-old little girl'. (more...)
Trump administration says it knows location of all children Trump administration says it knows location of all children
- June 24, 2018

US Rep. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, and other members of Congress toured the McAllen Customs Border Protection Facility on Saturday. During a rally at Texas Democratic Party convention in Fort Worth, people carried signs that read "Family rights are human rights" and "Reunite the families". (more...)
Several injured as blast rocks Zimbabwe president's rally
- June 24, 2018

This follows an explosion on the stage at White City Stadium just as the rally ended. Past votes have been marked by allegations of violence and fraud. He spent weeks receiving medical treatment in neighboring South Africa. Emmerson Mnangagwa has vowed that the "cowardly act" will not derail next month's historic election - the first since long-time leader Robert Mugabe stepped down. (more...)
English Bulldog ‘Zsa Zsa’ Wins 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest English Bulldog ‘Zsa Zsa’ Wins 2018 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest
- June 24, 2018

An English bulldog who has muscular, rounded front legs and an underbite has been crowned the World's Ugliest Dog . Last year's victor was Martha - a 125lb Neapolitan Mastiff with gas and a droopy face. The dogs walk down a red carpet and are evaluated by a panel of judges. The victor takes home $US1500 ($1900). (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) Zsa Zsa, an English Bulldog, stands onstage with Megan Brainard, before being announced the victor of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair ... (more...)
Woman poisons party food after dark skin taunts; 5 killed, 120 sick Woman poisons party food after dark skin taunts; 5 killed, 120 sick
- June 24, 2018

The woman, arrested in the Raigad district on Friday, committed the crime over constant taunts from her husband's family and in-laws over her dark complexion and lack of cooking skills, police said. On Thursday, 11-year-old Vijay Shinde (not related to Ulka Shinde), and 53-year-old Gopinath Nakure died in separate hospitals. After the serum test reports of two patients had indicated food poisoning due to organophosphate compound, a pesticide, the police had begun probing if there was a ... (more...)
Why Melania wore the jacket | Opinionated Woman
- June 24, 2018

Melania Trump is no exception. She did, after all, wear a white trouser suit - the uniform of the Hillary Clinton-led opposition - to her husband's first State of the Union address. "Donald was furious over Melania's jacket , but then, that's why she wore it, to piss him off and to cause him maximum embarrassment", a source told the celebrity gossip outlet. (more...)
Trump Props Up Grieving Parents To Defend Immigration Policy Trump Props Up Grieving Parents To Defend Immigration Policy
- June 24, 2018

A woman holds an urn containing her son's remains as U.S. President Donald Trump holds an " Angel Families " meeting with victims of illegal immigration at the White House in Washington, June 22, 2018 . Republican Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho said lawmakers who are counting on Trump to provide a presidential nudge should reconsider. "This is higher approval than President Obama earned on this issue at any point during his time in office". (more...)
Court rules that Killing dogs for meat illegal Court rules that Killing dogs for meat illegal
- June 24, 2018

The country's dog farms have been widely criticized internationally, especially during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, when some athletes made headlines for adopting the animals to save them. A survey past year found that 70 percent of South Koreans do not eat dogs, but only about 40 percent believe the practice should be banned. Koreans are thought to eat around a million dogs a year and is considered to be part of a centuries-old cultural tradition, though there have been ... (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan, main rival stage final election rallies Turkey's Erdogan, main rival stage final election rallies
- June 24, 2018

Should he win the June 24 elections, Erdogan would be Turkey's first leader under the presidential system, which does away with the prime minister's post, among other changes. Opposition parties have also formed an alliance. Mr Ince has performed well in the campaign, and could be a real threat in any run-off. While Ince in the last days of campaigning opted to hold a single mass rally a day in Turkey's three major cities, Erdogan has been holding a sequence of smaller but well-attended ... (more...)
'Permit Patty' allegedly calls cops on girl selling water
- June 24, 2018

The little girl was selling bottles of water, to raise funds to go to Disneyland, in front her apartment building near the AT&T Park stadium in San Francisco when the woman made a decision to call the police. "It was wrong and I wish I could take it back", she said. Afterward, the woman, identified as Alison Ettel of Treatwell Health, a San Francisco edibles company with cannabis options for pets, ducks behind a retaining wall. (more...)
Jacinda Ardern's partner shares PM's emotional first moment with daughter Jacinda Ardern's partner shares PM's emotional first moment with daughter
- June 24, 2018

She also said it had been special to receive official messages. The name, which has Irish origins, is traditionally spelt Niamh and variously means "bright", "radiant" and "snow", Ms Ardern said. Nearly 11 hours later, the little girl was born, weighing 3.31kg (7.3lb). Having spent time being cared for within the public health system amidst a time where there is a lot of industrial action in the sector, Ardern said she continued to feel that the people who work in our public health ... (more...)
Final hours of Saudi Arabia ban on female drivers Final hours of Saudi Arabia ban on female drivers
- June 24, 2018

Activists in Saudi Arabia and the region say that the guardianship issue is at the core of the fight for women's rights. "If the authorities give credit to the women who championed lifting the driving ban, it means conceding that reforms can be won through activism, and then the Saudis may demand more", Human Rights Watch said this week. (more...)
First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online
- June 24, 2018

Even as lawmakers on both sides were hashing out a mutually acceptable immigration bill to resolve the crisis short-term and long term, Trump said "Republicans should stop wasting their time on Immigration until after we elect more Senators and Congressmen/women in November", while alleging, "Dems are just playing games, have no intention of doing anything to solves this decades old problem". (more...)
Uber driver streaming Hulu prior to deadly self-driving crash in Tempe Uber driver streaming Hulu prior to deadly self-driving crash in Tempe
- June 24, 2018

David Friedman, director of cars and product policy and analysis safety at Consumers Union, the advocacy division of Consumer Reports, says the Arizona crash shows that Uber's approach is unsafe. But here's the thing: even if Vasquez wasn't watching The Voice , police documents also clearly show that Uber's safety procedures were insufficient. (more...)
Runner accidentally crosses United States border and gets detained by authorities Runner accidentally crosses United States border and gets detained by authorities
- June 24, 2018

Roman ended up leaving Canada and jogging into the US without realizing simply by jogging along the beach. The agents who found the children in 2016 were more forgiving than those encountered by Roman and helped reunite the children with their mother. (more...)
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa uninjured in 'assassination attempt' explosion Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa uninjured in 'assassination attempt' explosion
- June 24, 2018

Police were not immediately available for comment. President Emmerson Mnangagwa escaped injury in an explosion at a political rally on Saturday, and vowed the "cowardly act" would not derail Zimbabwe's first election since the ouster of former strongman Robert Mugabe . (more...)
Melania Trump visits Texas child migrant detention centre Melania Trump visits Texas child migrant detention centre
- June 24, 2018

She was on a surprise trip to the USA border with Mexico to learn about the plight of migrant children held in a shelter there. The House on Thursday defeated a conservative immigration measure and delayed until next week a final vote on a compromise immigration bill. (more...)

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