• U.S. 'will not help' Syrian rebels repel Assad forces
U.S. 'will not help' Syrian rebels repel Assad forces

Late Saturday, President Bashar Assad's Russian allies began bombing the rebel-held south for the first time since summer 2017, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. It could secure the reopening of a major global border crossing with Jordan . The United Nations has warned that growing violence is putting the lives of 750,000 people in...

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  • Melania Trump makes surprise visit to migrant child facility in Texas
Melania Trump makes surprise visit to migrant child facility in Texas

Here's what she had to say! Federal agencies are working to set up a centralized family-reunification center in Port Isabel, Texas, the official said, and it isn't clear how numerous 500 children are still being detained with their families.

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  • First lady visits immigrant children at Texas-Mexico border
First lady visits immigrant children at Texas-Mexico border

After today's important visit to Texas, I hope the media isn't going to choose to focus on her wardrobe. The reporters in the press pool that accompanied her apparently didn't see it; photographers did notice it and brought it up with Grisham later during the surprise visit to McAllen, Texas, to meet children separated from their parents at the T...

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  • Blast Hits Ethiopian PM Rally in Addis Ababa
Blast Hits Ethiopian PM Rally in Addis Ababa

He urged Prime Minister Abiy to continue with his task of uniting the Ethiopians and make the country stable so as to sustain economic growth. Health Minister Amir Aman said on Twitter that as of 9pm local time, one person had been killed and 156 wounded, with eight of them in critical condition.

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  • EU's Juncker says backing of Irish Brexit position will not change
EU's Juncker says backing of Irish Brexit position will not change

It is backed by 26 member states... "We have been reassured over and over again that Ireland will not be left isolated here", he said. Jean-Claude Juncker's visit comes ahead of next week's key European Council meeting. "The UK is clear that the future customs arrangement needs to deliver on the commitments made in relation to Northern Ireland"...

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  • Melania Trump Visits Migrant Children at Texas Border in Stan Smiths
Melania Trump Visits Migrant Children at Texas Border in Stan Smiths

First Lady Melania Trump made a surprise trip to the United States-Mexico border Thursday to visit an immigrant children detention facility in Texas. She asked many questions, seeking assurances that they are being properly cared for. Yesterday, his out-of-character move to scrap the policy meant families were moved to the front of the immig...

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  • In sudden U-turn, Trump says North Korea is an
In sudden U-turn, Trump says North Korea is an "extraordinary threat"

The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, speculated Trump might have been referring to explosions last month that North Korea said were to destroy tunnels at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site and the dismantling of a medium-range ballistic missile test stand at Iha-ri, also in May.

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  • Melania Trump wears ‘I really don't care' jacket before visiting migrant children
Melania Trump wears ‘I really don't care' jacket before visiting migrant children

The facility is home to about 55 migrant teenagers. While many of them are unaccompanied minors, six were reportedly separated from their parents at the border. Trump's visit came one day after her husband signed an executive order ending the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents who enter the USA illegally.

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  • Melania Trump visits detention centre as immigration vote looms
Melania Trump visits detention centre as immigration vote looms

U.S. President Donald Trump displays an executive order he signed that will end the practice of separating family members who are apprehended while illegally entering the United States on June 20, 2018 in Washington , DC. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen trekked to the Capitol to meet privately wi...

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  • Merkel seeks European Union migrant talks as German coalition crisis looms -paper
Merkel seeks European Union migrant talks as German coalition crisis looms -paper

Horst Seehofer and Angela Merkel. "For the government", wrote the mass-circulation newspaper Bild on Sunday. Last year, 728,840 people sought global protection in one of 28 Community countries, which represents an annual decline of 44%, according to data released by European Asylum Agency (EASO).

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  • Koko, gorilla famous for her mastery of sign language, dies at 46
Koko, gorilla famous for her mastery of sign language, dies at 46

One of the world's best-known and most well-loved gorillas, Koko , died in her sleep on Tuesday morning of this week, the Gorilla Foundation announced. "Scientists have often complained about possible overinterpretation of Koko's sign language utterances and the lack of proper documentation of what she has said when and how", deWaal said in an...

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  • Time magazine cover puts immigration crisis at Trump's feet
Time magazine cover puts immigration crisis at Trump's feet

The cover shows a two-year-old Honduran girl actually crying before United States president Donald Trump , nearly in a way of pleading the U.S. president to let her stay with her parents and the caption goes as " Welcome to America ". agents they found. Moore told the Post that in the dark he had not been able to count the number of women an...

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  • Petkanas: Lewandowski mocking child with Down syndrome is 'beyond the pale'
Petkanas: Lewandowski mocking child with Down syndrome is 'beyond the pale'

Petkanas ended up butting heads with Fox host Melissa Francis as he tried to make his point that Trump's separation of children is a new policy that wasn't implemented under previous administrations. "We are working to release the girl, so she can reunite with her father", Videgaray said. "I was mocking Zac ", Lewandowski said. "No one s...

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  • H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'
H. Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

Republican Senator Ted Cruz, who ran unsuccessfully against Trump in 2016 for their party's presidential nomination, said he would introduce legislation this week to halt family separations. Appearing on NPR, Rep. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen refused to apologise for enforcing immigration laws that result in the separation of chil...

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  • UK police see no indication of terrorism in London blast
UK police see no indication of terrorism in London blast

There have also been reports of a suspicious package at the station. Officers were called to the scene shortly after 7pm this evening following reports of people "running" from Southgate station. United Kingdom officials confirmed Tuesday that a "minor explosion" has occurred at the Southgate Tube Station in London , saying a "number of people" ...

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  • Taliban, Afghan security forces hug during Eid ceasefire
Taliban, Afghan security forces hug during Eid ceasefire

Tens of thousands of Afghans have been killed since the US-led invasion drove the Taliban from power in 2001. President Ashraf Ghani said on Saturday he would extend the government ceasefire beyond June 20 and on Sunday the presidential office said it would be extended by 10 days.

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  • Attorneys General to Trump: Stop Separating Migrant Families
Attorneys General to Trump: Stop Separating Migrant Families

Although Parscale is calling for the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , apparently as a means to end the Mueller investigation, it isn't likely that the investigation would be halted simply by getting rid of Sessions. Years of Republican inaction on immigration have brought us to this point. A "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigra...

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  • Trump supports Republican immigration bills in U.S. House: White House
Trump supports Republican immigration bills in U.S. House: White House

Rep. Chris Collins, a New York Republican , said the President was "crystal clear" during the meeting that he is behind the compromise legislation. About eight hours later, White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said Trump backs both proposals.

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  • All former first ladies speak out on family separations at border
All former first ladies speak out on family separations at border

Trump also claimed that criminals are using children to enter the country. On Twitter, he wrote that "Democrats can fix their forced family breakup at the border by working with Republicans on new legislation, for a change!" "I live in a border state", she said .

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  • DHS Chief is Confronted With ProPublica Tape of Wailing…
DHS Chief is Confronted With ProPublica Tape of Wailing…

But instead of giving concrete answers, offering feasible solutions, or expressing concern for the affected families , Nielsen defended the administration, blamed Democrats, and deflected questions . "No more free passes, no more get out of jail free cards". If you want to know where the separation policy came from and why Nielsen is sudd...

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  • Meghan Markle's Talks Paparazzi & Her Tears Over His Wedding Absence
Meghan Markle's Talks Paparazzi & Her Tears Over His Wedding Absence

It seems like he keeps trying to make things right for his daughter, Meghan Markle . "I had a heart attack", he said. They both said, 'Take care of yourself. "He's quite easy to talk to", Thomas Markle said about Harry about their phone chats. Thomas Markle also told host Piers Morgan that his daughter went on to tell him to refer to Pr...

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  • Democrats, Activists Rally Against Trump's Family Separation Policy
Democrats, Activists Rally Against Trump's Family Separation Policy

Nielsen said the administration would continue to send the children to temporary detention centers in warehouses and big box stores until Congress rewrites the nation's immigration laws. If they have children accompanying them, the young people are placed in the custody of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement , because children can no...

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  • Tariffs Could Cost Iowa Almost $624M
Tariffs Could Cost Iowa Almost $624M

Companies and trade groups in the United States and China have raised concern about the potential fallout from the escalating trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies. The new tariffs come "in light of China's theft of intellectual property and technology and its other unfair trade practices", it added. "While the end game is a c...

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  • Trump Lawyer Giuliani: President's 'Not Going To Pardon Anybody' - Yet
Trump Lawyer Giuliani: President's 'Not Going To Pardon Anybody' - Yet

Another target in the Russian Federation investigation, Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort , is spending his first weekend in a federal prison as he awaits trial. The Washington Post reported Sunday that Mueller is pressing to wrap up his findings by the end of summer and, in the words of former Republican leader Newt Gingrich, Trum...

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  • Slain Kansas deputies were both parents
Slain Kansas deputies were both parents

Kansas City, Kansas, police confirmed on their Facebook page that Deputy Theresa King, 44, died just after midnight following the shooting on Friday . A second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot while an inmate was being transported to a Kansas City jail. Gov Jeff Colyer was briefed on the incident as he arrived to a congressional for...

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  • Watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey's Clinton probe
Watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey's Clinton probe

Then, 12 days before the Nov 8 election, Comey reopened the investigation, after new evidence surfaced. Sessions spoke at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Trump is certain to try to use the report to validate his firing of Comey past year. "While we did not find that these decisions were the result of political bias on Comey's pa...

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  • Trump says he won’t sign ‘moderate’ immigration bill in GOP setback
Trump says he won’t sign ‘moderate’ immigration bill in GOP setback

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told lawmakers last week that children are only separated when adults attempt to enter the USA without following proper protocols. According to an extensive Washington Post fact check , it is largely a product of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which includes pr...

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  • Migrant ship Aquarius reveals a fractured Europe
Migrant ship Aquarius reveals a fractured Europe

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian spoke with his Spanish counterpart Josep Borrell over the phone about the current European migrant crisis, and both sides urged "a broad discussion" of the hard issue at the European Union summit on June 28-29, the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

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  • Trump suspends war games with South Korea while DPRK denukes
Trump suspends war games with South Korea while DPRK denukes

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said it was "urgent" for North Korea and the United States to halt "irritating and hostile military actions against each other" during talks on Tuesday with U.S. "The world will see a major change", the North Korean leader said. The sprawling factory park in Kaesong, home to a stalled inter-Korean industrial...

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  • The Latest on Trump and North Korea
The Latest on Trump and North Korea

I want to thank Chairman Kim for taking the first bold step toward a bright new future for his people. North Korean viewers had to wait nearly 20 minutes into the program for Trump's first appearance. Mr Song said the two allies should be "flexible" about how much military pressure they put on the North, the ministry said , adding that the U...

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