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by | June 20, 2018 | 16:44

The senator further pressed the president's pick to take over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday for clarification on her role in crafting the administration's policy of separating undocumented immigrant children from their families at the border.

by | June 20, 2018 | 16:40

A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah". Writer-producer Ben Wexler said, "This man, Corey Lewandowski , shouldn't be able to leave his house without being punched in the face".

by | June 20, 2018 | 16:07

City authorities said that two of the victims - at least three of whom were "very well known to police in a criminal context", according to local media - died overnight while another three people were injured, one seriously. Police could not confirm media reports that the shots had been fired from a vehicle and that an automatic weapon had been used. "There are a lot of police working on the incident", police press officer Fredrik Bratt said.

by | June 20, 2018 | 15:58

Despite the tragic outcome of the incident, the Sherriff commended what he called the " good police work " by the Border Agents who initiated the chase. Southwest Key Programs , a company that recently made headlines after an OR senator was denied entry at one of its facilities in Brownsville, Texas, is one of the largest operators in Texas.

by | June 20, 2018 | 12:31

The updated bill now heads back to the Senate, where it could be up for debate as early as Monday night. However, eight states and the capital Washington DC have legalised marijuana for recreational use, with the last to date, California, becoming on 1 January 2018 the biggest legal market in the world .

by | June 20, 2018 | 11:57

It cited the killing of influential Kashmiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari last week to make its point. BJP general secretary Ram Madhav made the surprise announcement after the party high command summoned its Jammu and Kashmir ministers for emergency consultations in New Delhi .

by | June 20, 2018 | 08:59

Haley indicated that the United States was willing to consider rejoining the council if reformed were enacted to address her criticisms. National Security Adviser John Bolton had also opposed the body's creation when he was USA ambassador to the United Nations in 2006.

by | June 20, 2018 | 05:31

In an open letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen the state officials said the policy is "inhumane" and "contrary to American values". At the White House on Monday, DHS Secretary Nielsen defended the policy and said "loopholes" in the current system were driving people to attempt to come to the U.S.

by | June 20, 2018 | 04:05

If England march into the quarter-finals with a dominant win in the last-16 and show signs that their frailties of yesteryear have been erased, then the hype machine can crank into gear with justifiable glee. Ronaldo and Messi have shared the last 10 Ballon d'Or titles, awarded to the best player in the world. Under-used by Jose Mourinho at Manchester United this season, the 20-year-old's pace and readiness to try something different shone brightly against Costa Rica at Elland Road, with his ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 03:34

The threat of a growing trade conflict with China hit financial markets hard, with Beijing vowing a firm response after Trump on Monday said he would implement tariffs on an additional $200 billion USA of imports from China if Beijing went ahead with reprisals over an initial set of U.S.

by | June 20, 2018 | 02:25

One of Greece's new crop of Olympics gold medalists, markswoman Anna Korakaki today blasted a name deal with neighbouring Macedonia as a sell-out and a "betrayal". "This is the most forward-looking deal the country has ever had in its hands", said Interior Minister Panos Skourletis. An elderly man in the audience nodded and smiled.

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:32

A "minor explosion" triggered an evacuation at London's Southgate tube station on Tuesday evening, police said, adding that a number of people received minor injuries. Met officers are dealing with a suspicious package at #Southgate tube station. "Don't know too much except we have been told to stay inside", he said.

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:27

The radio station reported that Toulon prosecutor Bernard Marchal said the attacker has been detained. Don't leave yet! Please join in the discussions. A French Forensic police officer walks into the supermarket where two people were injured. A search of the woman's home was underway Sunday afternoon, to know whether "she has links or not with Daesh", said BFMTV .

by | June 20, 2018 | 01:22

A group of 12 organizations including Save the Children, Freedom House and the United Nations Association - USA said there were "legitimate concerns" about the council's shortcomings but that none of them warranted a US exit. "The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable ", al-Hussein said. The council has the aim of highlight human rights abuses by adopting resolutions.

by | June 19, 2018 | 20:01

AG Jeff Sessions on immigration policy: Illegal entry into the United States is a crime; "I would cite you to the apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained the government for his purposes".

by | June 19, 2018 | 19:17

The Aquarius , a rescue boat jointly run by the NGOs Doctors Without Borders , or MSF, and SOS Mediterranee, had been turned away last week by Italy and Malta, leaving the boat stranded on the high seas until Spain offered a mooring at Valencia .

by | June 19, 2018 | 17:18

It is nothing like the Obama administration's decision in 2014 to place unaccompanied minors in closed housing units until they could be transferred to family in the United States while they awaited court proceedings. The first core fallacy of President TrumpDonald John Trump20 weeks out from midterms, Dems and GOP brace for surprises Sessions responds to Nazi comparisons: "They were keeping the Jews from leaving" Kim Jong Un to visit Beijing this week MORE is to equate President Obama's ...

by | June 19, 2018 | 17:10

The accident took place on Ilinka Street, about 200m from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping arcade. A taxi veered off the road and into a crowd of pedestrians in Russia's capital on Saturday afternoon, injuring eight people.

by | June 19, 2018 | 16:20

Trump and his point man for talks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , said Kim could only see penalties relaxed after he "completely denuclearized", while North Korean state media said Trump agreed to a "step-by-step" process. During a joint press conference with Pompeo, Wang said China would like the United States and North Korea to see the summit as "a new starting point" from which they can "maintain a momentum of dialogue and consultation, accommodate each other's legitimate concerns, and ...

by | June 19, 2018 | 14:18

However, a new military branch also comes with its own massive bureaucracy and hefty cost considerations. The order signed today doesn't include any specifics on how the Space Force would operate. He added: "Our destiny beyond the Earth is not only a matter of national identity, but a matter of national security". On Monday Trump also signed a policy directive for reducing satellite clutter in space .

by | June 19, 2018 | 13:55

The report also alleges some French police use tricks to force youth out of France, like changing birth dates on their papers so they won't qualify for the special treatment of minors. More than 3,000 migrants died attempting to cross the Mediterranean in 2017, the fourth straight year that the death toll has topped this figure, according to the U.N.

by | June 19, 2018 | 13:43

Central Command spokesman Major Josh Jacques told Reuters . Syrian state TV report blamed the attack on the USA -led coalition battling the Islamic State group, saying it occurred around midnight in the village of al-Hari, to the southeast of the border town of Boukamal.

by | June 19, 2018 | 08:45

Chain link fences, mattresses on the floor and families queuing to be processed - and oftentimes separated. First Lady Michelle Obama later linked to Laura Bush's essay on Twitter with the note, "Sometimes truth transcends party". Trump blamed Democrats for the problem. "The increasing number of children being ripped away from their parents is sickening", said Democratic Senator Michael Bennet.

by | June 19, 2018 | 08:27

Mr Reverol said authorities had arrested seven people and the investigation was ongoing. 'The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela deplores this sad event and sends condolences to family members of the victims, ' he said. Local councillor, Jesus Armas, said the interior ministry should explain how a civilian was able to get hold of tear gas canisters which only security forces should have.

by | June 19, 2018 | 07:46

Several members of Congress called Nielsen out after she tweeted Sunday evening "we do not have a policy of separating families at the border". The White House has said it would reject a narrow fix to address children separated from their parents at the U.S.