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World News Republicans aim to debate immigration bill next week, ignoring Trump plea
Author: 0 Republicans aim to debate immigration bill next week, ignoring Trump plea

Trump's tweet , GOP aides said, could make the task of corralling votes for the bill significantly more hard heading into the weekend, though House Republican leaders said negotiations would continue. They would fund a wall Trump has proposed along the border with Mexico and also reduce legal migration. The two immigration bills under consideration in the House this week sought to respond to a pair of brewing crises precipitated by Trump: his decision to separate migrant children from ...

Author: 0 Uber driver was streaming Hulu just before fatal self-driving vehicle crash

Vasquez no longer works for Uber, a company spokeswoman told the Tribune-Review. She had a startled look on her face about the time of the impact. The incident - which grounded Uber's self-driving auto fleet as the company began an investigation into the safety of its vehicles - was "entirely avoidable " law enforcement have suggested.

World News Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels: coalition
Author: 0 Yemen pro-govt forces seize Hodeida airport from rebels: coalition

Coalition leaders Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged a swift assault aimed at taking control of the strategic Red Sea city and port, to avoid disrupting aid deliveries to impoverished Yemen . but the situation is now very volatile", the Russian envoy said. "Coalition will continue to work with aid agencies on the ground to ensure that once the port is liberated we will quickly increase the capacity of the port".

World News Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy
Author: 0 Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy

But the fate of families already separated by the policy is not clear. "We left so that my family could be safe". In a media call after the order was released , senior Justice Department official Gene Hamilton suggested that, absent new authority from a federal judge to detain children for longer than is now allowed, the practice of separating families may resume at the 20-day mark.

World News Pa. congressional map unaffected by US Supreme Court decision
Author: 0 Pa. congressional map unaffected by US Supreme Court decision

She said courts must find their footing to stop a partisan process that is "degrading the nation's democracy", and that map-drawing software only makes it easier to draw precise lines. "Today, Republicans control 26 state legislatures, Democrats 17, and five have split control". The case: A federal lawsuit filed June 13 and backed by a national Democratic redistricting group alleges that a U.S.

World News With Family Separation as Backdrop, House Sets in Motion Immigration Votes
Author: 0 With Family Separation as Backdrop, House Sets in Motion Immigration Votes

Attorneys and advocates say that some children whose parents seek asylum are in fact being separated at ports of entry and that they're hard to track down. But the jacket she wore on the plane upended the official narrative. At a briefing in the U.S. border town of McAllen, she thanked doctors, social workers and other experts "for your hard work, your compassion and your kindness".

World News House to Vote on Broad Immigration Bill Thursday, Ryan Says
Author: 0 House to Vote on Broad Immigration Bill Thursday, Ryan Says

The executive order calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to seek a change in the so-called Flores settlement , which prohibits immigrant children from being detained for more than 20 days. United said it wants "no part" of the Trump administration's zero tolerance immigration policies, reports The Hill . She says "please, please let our children go to their families".

World News Catholic priest slaps infant across the face before baptizing him
Author: 0 Catholic priest slaps infant across the face before baptizing him

In the video, the child can be heard crying before the priest slaps the baby around the 24 second mark. "And then, I'll kiss the little kid - because he'll have become a little Christian". The priest was heard saying afterwards: " There, you have to calm yourself, you have to calm yourself, there, there ". As it carries on crying the priest says: 'Calm down, calm down, you must calm down '.

World News US President Donald Trump set to meet the Queen on United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump set to meet the Queen on United Kingdom visit

Donald Trump: Off to London to meet the Queen? "Yes, yes, I mean he has to see the head of state". British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday, June 21, said images from the United States of migrant children kept in cages were " deeply disturbing " and that she would press President Donald Trump on the issue.

World News United Nations rights chief: Migrant family separations
Author: 0 United Nations rights chief: Migrant family separations "unconscionable"

Sessions also was blasted in a separate letter signed by 75 former US attorneys from both parties, who want Sessions to end the family separation policy at the border. "Traumatizing children by separating them from their parents as a deterrent for adult conduct is, in our view, sufficient reason to halt your policy", they wrote, adding that the legal work required to prosecute misdemeanor illegal entry cases takes away from more significant offenses like terror-related plots, corruption ...

World News Suspect arrested in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion
Author: 0 Suspect arrested in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

Wednesday, June 20. TMZ reported he's been booked for first-degree murder. XXXTentacion was shot on Monday after leaving a motor sports store in Deerfield Beach , Florida . Others suggested that XXXTentacion faked his death as part of a prank for a future video release. The Cape Coral Police Department has been working to dispel an internet rumor that a suspect in the XXTentacion murder may be connected to an address in that city.

World News Mattis unaware of any steps North Korea has taken to denuclearize
Author: 0 Mattis unaware of any steps North Korea has taken to denuclearize

Speaking to reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he had not yet seen any steps by North Korea to dismantle its nuclear program. On Wednesday, one week after Trump's surprise announcement, Seoul and Washington issued communiques confirming the suspension of drills, which the United States president said were both "expensive" and "provocative" toward North Korea.

World News Turkey says forces patrolling Manbij, will enter town 'step by step'
Author: 0 Turkey says forces patrolling Manbij, will enter town 'step by step'

Turkey said it had started military patrols in an area around the Kurdish-held city of Manbij, in line with an agreement with the United States to scale down tensions in the region. "We are patrolling on one side and they are patrolling on the other", defense spokesman Eric Pahon told VOA on Monday. A day after the Manbij roadmap was endorsed , the YPG said its military advisers would leave Syria's Manbij, saying its fighters had already withdrawn from the area in November 2016.

World News House passes farm bill tightening work requirements for SNAP
Author: 0 House passes farm bill tightening work requirements for SNAP

Meanwhile, House Speaker Paul Ryan says he was "pleased" President Donald Trump ordered an end to separating children from parents at the USA border. But I am working on something - it never ends!" Then, he interjected that he didn't like what they came up with. But when the conference emerged from the meeting, Rep.

World News New 'Time' Cover Highlights the Cruelty of Trump's Immigration Policy
Author: 0 New 'Time' Cover Highlights the Cruelty of Trump's Immigration Policy

In an interview with NPR, Moore said he was photographing U.S. Border Patrol near the border in McAllen, Texas when they found a group of undocumented immigrants. The image has triggered a debate among critics across the political spectrum who have gone onto attack President Trump's now-reversed policy of separating children from parents who are then being illegally detained for entering the US.

World News Migrants welcomed in Spain after week at sea
Author: 0 Migrants welcomed in Spain after week at sea

The passengers were greeted by more than 2,300 Red Cross volunteers and other humanitarian workers, including police, doctors and translators. Valencia emergency official Jorge Suarez said some migrants were in a state of shock. Salvini said: "I have asked to have a report on the Roma situation prepared to see who, how and how many". Boats full of refugees and migrants continue to fearless the treacherous waters of the Mediterranean in search of safety.

World News Koko, the extraordinary gorilla who mastered sign language, dies at 46
Author: 0 Koko, the extraordinary gorilla who mastered sign language, dies at 46

The Gorilla Foundation , a nonprofit aimed at protecting the species and their habitats, said in a statement that Koko will be remembered as "as the primary ambassador for her endangered species". Following the article, the book Koko's Kitten was published and continues to be used in elementary schools worldwide. "It was awesome and unforgettable", said the actor, who killed himself in August 2014.

Author: 0 Trump stops family separation, but continues 'zero tolerance'

Trump campaigned on stopping illegal immigration and has fiercely defended his administration's actions. "Congress and the courts created this problem, and Congress alone can fix it", Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday.

World News Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud
Author: 0 Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit filed an indictment Thursday afternoon against Sara Netanyahu , the prime minister's wife, for fraudulently charging some NIS 359,000 in gourmet meals to the state's expense between 2010 and 2013. The legal woes come as Netanyahu's husband himself is under the microscope on suspicion of a series of corruption offences. The Netanyahus have denied any wrongdoing, and say they are the victims of a political witch hunt and hostile media.

World News Trump's Executive Order Misspells (and Ends) Family Separation Policy
Author: 0 Trump's Executive Order Misspells (and Ends) Family Separation Policy

The woman, identified as Mrs. C in court documents, was split from her son for almost a year after entering the country illegally in August near Santa Teresa, New Mexico. The administration is not ending its "zero tolerance " approach to border prosecutions. It will see immigrant families being detained together while their applications are considered and gives priority to cases involving families.

World News When is the first day of summer?
Author: 0 When is the first day of summer?

After that, the days will get shorter and the sun's highest daily point drops in the sky, until the winter solstice which will be Friday, Dec. 21 at 5:23 p.m. In the United Kingdom, the Stonehenge monument - an UNESCO World Heritage Site - will be open to visitors . These astronomical events separate the Earth's annual orbit of the sun into four distinct parts.

World News Merkel responds to Trump claims: German crime stats 'speak for themselves'
Author: 0 Merkel responds to Trump claims: German crime stats 'speak for themselves'

Two weeks. That is new ultimatum that Bavarian Conservatives impose on Chancellor Angela Merkel to pact with EU partners a formula that allows refugees who have sought asylum in anor European country to be rejected at German borders. She said her party will consider the results on July 1 "and decide how to proceed in light of what has been achieved". Her demise would likely further bolster authoritarian governments in eastern Europe, undermine the new Spanish government's humanitarian stance ...

World News Israel strikes Gaza after Palestinian rocket barrage
Author: 0 Israel strikes Gaza after Palestinian rocket barrage

Tensions are high along the Gaza border after months of weekly mass rallies led by the Islamic militant group that rules the territory turned violent. Sirens blared in Israeli communities surrounding the Gaza Strip over the course of the next few hours as terrorists launched wave after wave of rockets.

World News Obama Takes Apparent Swipe at Trump’s Immigration Policy
Author: 0 Obama Takes Apparent Swipe at Trump’s Immigration Policy

May said images of migrant children kept in cage-like units were "deeply disturbing", and the Council of Europe, a global human rights watchdog, said Trump had abdicated any claim to moral leadership in the world. The president's U-turn on the separation of children from their parents comes amid growing fury across the US's political spectrum over the detention of children, some as young as seven months old.

World News Jacinda Ardern in labour with her first child
Author: 0 Jacinda Ardern in labour with her first child

The baby was born at 4.45pm at Auckland Public Hospital and weighs 3.31 kgs. Ms Ardern assured she would still be on call, and the government would be business as usual. The pair announced the news on Ms Ardern's instrgam just after 6pm this evening. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford arrive at Buckingham Palace during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, April 2018.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Family Separations At Border

Two people close to Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen said early Wednesday that she was the driving force behind the idea of keeping families together after they are detained crossing the border illegally and ordering the Department of Defense to help house the detained families.

World News US Senate approves bill reinstating ban on ZTE
Author: 0 US Senate approves bill reinstating ban on ZTE

Unfortunately for Trump , many in the USA still oppose the decision with the Senate voting in favour of reinstating the ban . After a personal plea from Chinese President Xi Jinping, Trump last month instructed the Commerce Department to find a solution to save ZTE.

World News Boat with 80 passengers capsizes in Lake Toba
Author: 0 Boat with 80 passengers capsizes in Lake Toba

Quoting local residents, medan.tribunnews.com reported that the incident occurred due to bad weather, not long after the KM Sinar Baru sailed from Simanindo at 5 p.m. Video footage taken from another ferry just after the accident showed people on the second boat throwing life jackets to a dozen or more people bobbing about in the water.

World News Violence flares after agreement on Macedonian name
Author: 0 Violence flares after agreement on Macedonian name

The UN Secretary General also called on to ratify the document and implement it implementation. Greece had objected to the name Macedonia, fearing territorial claims on its eponymous northern region. A Yugoslav republic formerly known as Southern Serbia and Vardar Banovina, Macedonia received its name during the rule of Marshal Tito and retained it after declaring its independence in 1991.