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World News Trump's border security boss should resign over family separation policy, Democrats say
Author: 0 Trump's border security boss should resign over family separation policy, Democrats say

The Department of Homeland Security secretary refused to budge from her script, even as a reporter asked, "How is this not child abuse?" Nielsen said agents are not acting cruelly, but are enforcing the laws passed by Congress. John Cornyn, another Republican senator from Texas, said he's going to introduce an updated version of a 2014 bill he backed alongside a Democratic representative.

World News Trump orders Pentagon to create U.S. 'space force'
Author: 0 Trump orders Pentagon to create U.S. 'space force'

However, Mattis has stated he opposes the creation of a Space Force . So what comes next? Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is scheduled to deliver a final review of the Pentagon's space enterprise to Congress by August 1. "It's going to be important monetarily and militarily", he added. We're going to have to talk about that, your joining those two companies. The president's directive sets the stage for a contentious debate as the House and Senate prepare to hash out a final ...

World News AG Sessions Cites Bible in Defending Border Immigration Policy
Author: 0 AG Sessions Cites Bible in Defending Border Immigration Policy

Ryan claimed Thursday that the family-separation policy is being dictated by a court ruling that prevents children who enter the country illegally from being held in custody for long periods. Persons who violate the law of our nation are subject to prosecution. "Don't you have any empathy for they go through?" "Forced separation of children and parents, especially in connection with the detention of a parent, can constitute an adverse childhood experience, which research links with ...

World News Sen. Sasse issues statement on families being separated
Author: 0 Sen. Sasse issues statement on families being separated

He also describes the current policy as a reaction against a "bad old policy", wherein he says many people took advantage of asylum seeker laws to get into the USA and then did not show up to follow up hearings to determine the legitimacy of their asylum claims.

World News Top Homeland Security Republican Demands End To Family Separations
Author: 0 Top Homeland Security Republican Demands End To Family Separations

Said Nielsen of the children: "Don't believe the press". Nielsen was speaking Monday at the National Sheriff's Association conference in New Orleans. If you make a false immigration claim, we will prosecute you. "For those seeking asylum at ports of entry, we have continued the policy from previous administrations and will only separate if the child is in danger, there is no custodial relationship between "family" members, or if the adult has broken a law".

World News Trump on House GOP Immigration Compromise: ‘I Certainly Wouldn’t Sign’ It
Author: 0 Trump on House GOP Immigration Compromise: ‘I Certainly Wouldn’t Sign’ It

But, as Splinter's Clio Chang observed , House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and his GOP colleagues are refusing to do so either, demonstrating clearly that they are "not against separating children from their parents". White House press staff refused to comment late Thursday afternoon on whether or not the president would stand by the four pillars he has set and oppose Ryan's bill if it fails to meet those four pillars.

Author: 0 East Syria strike kills 38 pro-regime fighters, monitor says

There are unconfirmed reports there were also Hezbollah and Iranian forces at the military base. It said the raid took place "700 meters (700 yards) inside Syria". The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor of the conflict, said it was one of the deadliest air attacks on government loyalists in recent months.

World News Trump announces 'space force' as new military branch
Author: 0 Trump announces 'space force' as new military branch

Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. (The Air Force is already in charge of running classified experiments with unmanned space vehicles .) Supporters in Congress say that the military expansion is necessary at a time when USA satellites are now vulnerable to attacks from China and Russian Federation.

World News Nearly 2,000 children split from guardians at US border recently
Author: 0 Nearly 2,000 children split from guardians at US border recently

Furthermore, the rise of facilities that house children separated from their families at the border during Trump's administration has been well documented. More from the AP: "Trump's repeated, but nonspecific references to a Democratic law appear to involve one enacted in 2008". Named the 'Keep Families Together Act' , the bill, if passed, would ban the separation of a child from a parent or guardian unless there was a risk of abuse or neglect stemming from the parent's custody of the child.

World News Trump aide says White House ‘exploring’ Trump-Putin meeting
Author: 0 Trump aide says White House ‘exploring’ Trump-Putin meeting

Russian Federation was expelled from what was then the Group of 8 (G8) in 2014 over its military seizure of Crimea and backing of armed separatists in eastern Ukraine. With President Putin at the old cadence meeting was held on 10 November previous year on the sidelines of the summit in Vietnam. The Wall Street Journal also reported earlier this month that the USA ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, had come to Washington to meet with Trump administration officials to help arrange the ...

World News Trump approves financial aid for Hawaii lava damage
Author: 0 Trump approves financial aid for Hawaii lava damage

Gov. David Ige says Trump approved the request for individual assistance on Thursday. The latest volcanic eruption also stands as the most destructive in the United States since at least the cataclysmic 1980 explosion of Mount St. "The summit explosion produced an quake with a magnitude of 5 .4", the U.S. Geological Service (USGS) said. Experts expect heavier vog, or volcanic smog, to blanket the interior and southern parts of the Big Island, wrapping around to Kona through the weekend.

World News Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker at Walmart
Author: 0 Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker at Walmart

The gunman, not far away, then shot a driver of a vehicle he was attempting to steal. An active investigation was underway Sunday at multiple scenes at or around the Tumwater Walmart . Darren Gossler of Elma was in the store when the shooting started. She heard "pop, pop, pop", and a man yelling "there's a guy shooting". Kailani Bailey told the Tacoma News Tribune she was shopping inside the grocery section of the Walmart when a tall man in a T-shirt and jeans ran in and shoved people ...

World News U.S. lawmakers, Melania Trump call for end to migrant family separations
Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers, Melania Trump call for end to migrant family separations

Steve Bannon argued that effort risked alienating Trump's political base and contributing to election losses in November, when Republicans hope to preserve their congressional majorities. "We should not give up", Collins said. Though Trump on Friday declared that "I hate the children being taken away" in reference to the policy, he is reported by the Washington Post to be prepared to let the policy stand to wring concessions from Democrats in Congress as they battle over immigration ...

World News India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits the rain
Author: 0 India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits the rain

The quality of air in India's Delhi and surrounding areas has worsened during the past 24 hours. People have been advised to stay at home as the dusty conditions are likely to continue for the next few days. The Environment Ministry has said the dusty conditions are likely to prevail for the next three days. Meanwhile, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has convened an urgent meeting of the Task Force regarding the implementation of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) today ...

Author: 0 3 dead, dozens injured as strong quake hits Japan

Japanese disaster authorities say more than 90 people were injured in the strong quake in Osaka on Monday morning. An 80-year-old man and a young 9yo girl were killed in Japan, crushed by collapsing walls, public broadcaster NHK reported .

World News Sheriff: At least 4 dead in Texas border crash
Author: 0 Sheriff: At least 4 dead in Texas border crash

The auto was carrying undocumented immigrants, though how exactly many is unclear. Two of the vehicles stopped and arrests were made from each vehicle, according to the U.S. Four people died at the scene when it crashed and another one died at a local hospital. "He was able to get him out of the vehicle and the driver was actually walking", Boyd said.

Author: 0 5 dead as SUV being chased by Border Patrol crashes in Texas

Boyd said the driver and one passenger were believed to be USA citizens. The crash occurred 45 to 50 miles from the Mexico border, Boyd said. He said his deputies are often involved in chases pursuing people suspected of smuggling undocumented immigrants and drugs.

World News Trump claims he has 'largely solved' North Korea problem
Author: 0 Trump claims he has 'largely solved' North Korea problem

Trump and Kim signed a document on June 12 stating that Pyongyang would work toward "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". He was clearly oblivious to the fact that he was playing into North Korea's longtime game plan: to emerge as an internationally recognized state, recognized by America and the world - without surrendering all of its nukes.

World News Taliban rule out extension of Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire
Author: 0 Taliban rule out extension of Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire

A spokesman for the provincial governor of Nangarhar confirmed a vehicle bomb was responsible for Saturday's attack in the town of Ghazi Aminullah Khan. The Taliban announced a ceasefire for the first three days of Eid, which started Friday, promising not to attack Afghan security forces for the first time since the 2001 USA invasion.

World News France sends asylum team to meet rescue boat
Author: 0 France sends asylum team to meet rescue boat

The ship is making the 1,500-kilometer (930-mile) voyage to Spain accompanied by Italian coast guard vessels, which have taken on board some of the migrants. Spain's minister of public works, said due to their ordeal, the migrants from the rescue ship Aquarius will be granted a "special authorization" to remain in the country for one month before "they will be dealt with according to our laws without exception".

World News Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe

Rudy Giuliani , personal attorney for President Donald Trump , said on Sunday that Trump isn't issuing any pardons in the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but could after the probe was closed. But he said that in the months to come pardons were "certainly not excluded" if Trump concluded "you've been treated unfairly". "But there is a lot of unfairness out there".

World News Pray for government to fulfill its promises - NPP to Muslims
Author: 0 Pray for government to fulfill its promises - NPP to Muslims

In fact, Muslims are one of the most racially diverse religious groups in the country. Special guest Imam Jamal led the prayer. The festival embraces one and all and teaches mankind to do good deeds to enrich the soul, she said and stated that the message of Eid-ul-Fitr is relevant today more than ever when there is mistrust and turmoil all around.

World News Trump's former campaign chair Manafort sent to jail
Author: 0 Trump's former campaign chair Manafort sent to jail

Mueller's team said in court filings that between 2006 and 2015, Manafort advised former Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovych, who fled to Russian Federation after the Ukrainian revolution in 2014. The witnesses worked with Manafort in organizing a group of former European officials who lobbied within the US without registering as required by law.

World News Reporter grills Sanders over 'zero tolerance' immigration policy
Author: 0 Reporter grills Sanders over 'zero tolerance' immigration policy

But Ryan contended that the CBS story was not "fake news" and that someone in the White House purposefully leaked the story as a way to attack Sanders . Sadler resigned after making an insulting joke about Arizona Sen. Sanders took over briefing duties full-time from Sean Spicer after he resigned.

World News United Kingdom changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil
Author: 0 United Kingdom changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil

He had previously been prescribed cannabis oil by his GP, which put a halt to his devastating seizures, but his GP was then ordered to stop prescribing the drug. The Home Office, or interior ministry, could not immediately be reached for comment about Billy's hospitalisation. In the 21st century we need to have a more humane policy, not panic measures.

World News Paul Pogba lauds Socceroos fans after win over Australia
Author: 0 Paul Pogba lauds Socceroos fans after win over Australia

The French team was given a penalty kick, eventually converted by Antoine Griezmann in the 58th minute, after the referee watched the replay of a foul on the sideline. Aaron Mooy swung in a unsafe free-kick which took a nick off Corentin Tolisso and nearly crept into the bottom corner for an own goal. Australia huffed and puffed in the search for a late equaliser but despite a few hopeful balls into the French penalty area, were largely without creativity.