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New Zealand PM Ardern names newborn daughter Neve, leaves hospital

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Mr Gayford, known in New Zealand as the "first bloke", is the presenter of a fishing show, and Ms Ardern was the youngest New Zealand PM in 150 years, but she said they would not put pressure on their new baby. "Seeing that person in the act, and then sending something to us, was absolutely handsome so those moments have mattered as much to us as any of those lovely messages of support from around the world". Read More »

New Zealand's Prime Minister Is Now On Maternity Leave

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Ardern had little sleep last night, after celebrating her daughter's birth late yesterday afternoon with a dinner of Marmite toast and Milo last night. "Based on what I've heard so far she seems very alert - just like my daughter Isabella who is very excited to have a baby cousin", she said. "It's inspirational for younger women and men". Read More »

Final rallies held ahead of crucial Turkish elections

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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. Erdogan blamed the coup on his former ally, US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, and has waged a sweeping crackdown on the preacher's followers in Turkey. Read More »

Saudi women are now driving as longstanding ban ends

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The end of the controversial ban brings the ultra-conservative Gulf nation into line with the rest of the world. But much of the initial optimism over his reforms appears to have been dented by a sweeping crackdown on women activists who long opposed the driving ban. Read More »

Political cartoons: Donald Trump’s reversal and Melania’s fashion statement

Mrs Trump sparked a firestorm of criticism over the $39 Zara khaki jacket with its daubed slogan which she wore to meet children who had been separated from their parents at a shelter in McAllen, Tx., Thursday. This comes on the heels of her jacket controversy, which originally was said to be "just a jacket" with no hidden message before President Trump doubled down, tweeting it was in reference to her disdain for "Fake News". Read More »

Jogger says US detained her for two weeks after accidental border crossing

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So began a two-week nightmare that landed her in a prison jumpsuit. At the time, Roman said she did not have any government-issued identification or travel permits with her. "It's like a trap. anybody can be caught at the border like this", she said. Roman's mother, Christiane Ferne, traveled between the USA and Canada, with her daughter's government ID and study permits on hand, to lobby for her release, according to the CBC's report . Read More »

Explosion at Emmerson Mnangagwa election rally

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Bulawayo has always been seen as a bastion of opposition to the ZANU-PF and it was Mnangagwa's first rally in the city. Mr Charamba said the 75-year-old president, who was accompanied by his two deputies, was safe at a state house in the city. Read More »

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

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Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. "Stephanie Grisham, the first lady's communications director, said that there was no "hidden message" and shared the hashtag " #ItsJustAJacket ". They love to study. "Spending time with them reinforces the fact that these kids are in this situation as a direct result of adult actions", she said. Read More »

Sanders says restaurant owner kicked her out because of Trump

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Sanders went on to say, 'the incident says more about the owner than her, and that she does her best to treat people, including those she disagrees with, respectfully'. "Or you can ask for the 'Hate Plate, '" Huckabee tweeted. But well over a thousand children remain apart from their parents, and many continue to criticize the president's "zero tolerance" approach to illegal immigration. Read More »

Melania Trump makes surprise visit to migrant child facility in Texas

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The announcement Thursday implies that Border Patrol will hold onto the children until their parents return from court proceedings and then send them to detention together. The order directed other agencies, including the Pentagon, to take steps to find places to house family units and specifies that migrants entering the U.S. Read More »

Hurry up and prepare for a hard Brexit — EU Council

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The European Commission President urged the United Kingdom government to take "major steps" towards finding solutions on outstanding issues - most importantly how to guarantee there will be no hard border in Ireland. "The UK gave the European Union back in December a guarantee there'd be no hard border on the island of Ireland". He said: "I remain confident that a withdrawal agreement will be reached in the autumn". Read More »

Several deaths in blast at Ethiopia Prime Minister rally

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The PM affirmed that government will never accept any deal violating the country's sovereignty. After the blast, dozens of people stormed the stage, hurling various objects at police, shouting: "Woyane down, down", and "Woyane thief", using a pejorative term for the government, the AFP correspondent said. Read More »

Identifying US troops returned from North Korea may be challenging

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Jonathan Ernst / Reuters US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un meet in a one-on-one bilateral session at the start of their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018. They're destroying their engine site. The military moved "100 wooden temporary transit cases" that had been built in Seoul to the Joint Security Area on Saturday "so that we are ready to receive remains and be able to transport them in a dignified manner", ... Read More »

Trump urges Republican lawmakers to drop immigration effort

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At a White House meeting this week with some two dozen wayward Republicans who needed nudging on the immigration bill, one lawmaker directly asked the president if he would reverse course on it the way he did when he threatened to veto the budget deal, according to two Republicans familiar with the private exchange. Read More »

Trump touts immigration plans at U.S. rally

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Trump also said North Korea had sent back the remains of 200 USA soldiers killed in the Korean War. As they were being escorted out, Trump ridiculed the protesters and asked whether one of them was a man or woman. "It's all because of the economic boom, " Klosowski said. Trump will also be hosting a roundtable at the Port of Duluth to discuss trade and the mining industry, according to the White House. Read More »

Pres. Trump holds rally in Duluth

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During the hour-long event, Trump also praised North Korean leader Kim Jung Un and lashed out against Democrats and Republican Sen. "Today, I signed an executive order", he said. "We had a great meeting". At another point, his stream-of-consciousness riffing led him to this nugget about his perceived enemies: "They always call the other side 'the elites.' Why are they the elite?" He predicted that "Chairman Kim will turn that country into a great, successful country". Read More »

Salvini: Malta must take in ‘outlaw’ migrant vessel

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The dynamic is similar to the standoff over the Aquarius , operated by French aid groups, which eventually sailed an additional 900 miles last week to deliver 630 migrants to Spain after both Malta and Italy refused to let the rescue ship access their ports. Read More »

Uber Driver Was Reportedly Watching ‘The Voice’ On Hulu Before Fatal Crash

The Arizona Republic is reporting that the driver was watching " The Voice ", a television musical talent show. She stopped watching at 9:59 pm, which the report says "coincides with the approximate time of the collision". Police determined that Vasquez's eyes were off the road for 3.67 miles of the 11.8 total miles driven, or about 31 percent of the time. Bill Montgomery's office then asked Yavapai County Attorney's Office to take over, citing a prior relationship with Uber on a ... Read More »

Jharkhand gang rape: 3-member NCW team to visit Khunti

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The group, who worked for Christian organisation Asha Kiran , were raising awareness of human trafficking by performing a play in the village, Jharkhand State on Tuesday, before armed men on motorcycles threatened them. Jharkhand has been in the spotlight in particular after three teenagers were raped and burnt alive in separate incidents last month. The suspect's whereabouts are unknown, so authorities announced a reward of 50,000 rupees ($737) for whoever helps locate him. Read More »

Pentagon To House 20,000 Migrant Children On Military Bases

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Sen. Jack Reed (R.I.) and Rep. Adam Smith (Wash.), the top Democrats on the Senate and House Armed Services committees, wrote a letter to Mattis on Wednesday requesting assurances that members of Congress would have access to any migrant facility established on a military base. Read More »

Mexico Condemns 'inhuman' US Separation of Migrant Families

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On Tuesday, the Minister had expressed Mexico's "emphatic condemnation" of the U.S. border policy, calling it " cruel and inhumane ". The "zero-tolerance" policy has overwhelmed the federal government with caring for the new influx of children, who are often much younger than the teen immigrants who have typically been traveling alone to the U.S. Read More »

May wins crucial Brexit bill vote in nail-biting finale

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But the battle over the European Union withdrawal bill, her Brexit blueprint, may be a taste of things to come. There were dramatic scenes at Westminster on Wednesday as MPs were told shortly before the key vote of the final concession to pro-EU rebels. Read More »

Trump says would back both House immigration bills as separation crisis grows

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Two people close to Nielsen said she was the driving force behind the turnabout that led to the new order keeping families together. Trump continued to blame opposition Democrats and the media for the crisis on the southern U.S. Anne Heaney, 74, a retired teacher, held a sign that read, "Children do not belong in cages". The Associated Press reported on Wednesday that Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their ... Read More »

British PM Theresa May calls US images of migrant children 'deeply disturbing'

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She rebuked him previous year after he retweeted videos from a far-right group, and has also said he was wrong to criticise London mayor Sadiq Khan after the London Bridge attack last June. "He has quit the UN Human Rights Council, praised [North Korean leader] Kim Jong-un's treatment of his own people, and turned away Muslims", Shuker added. Read More »

In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

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The Republican-controlled Congress is under pressure to change the policy, following widespread condemnation. But the president says it is necessary to stop illegal border crossings. The policy had led to a spike in family separations in recent weeks, with more than 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border from May 5 through June 9, according to Homeland Security. Read More »

Viral Video Shows Priest Slapping Baby During Baptism

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The ceremony, which is taking place in French , appears to show the child getting more distressed and seemingly annoying the priest. The priest, by now visibly annoyed, then holds the baby's face in his hands, looks it in the eyes and slaps it hard on the cheek with his left hand. Read More »

Associated Press President Trump signs executive order to end family separation policy

That would allow families to remain together, but could also mean that the kids would be kept in custody far longer than they can be held now. Mr. Trump also announced that he will be cancelling the congressional picnic Thursday, saying that it "didn't feel right" to host the gathering while lawmakers and the administration work towards a solution on immigraiton. Read More »

Photo Revealed Of XXXTentacion's Arrested Murder Suspect

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Broward County officials tell us the investigation into the death of XXXTentacion is still active. Rapper Big Sean said on Twitter once news of the death spread that he was mourning Onfroy even though they weren't friends. This included beating other children at school just so she would talk with him. In 2016, he was arrested on charges including home invasion for a 2015 incident, and less than a month later was jailed on charges that he attacked his girlfriend, who was pregnant at the ... Read More »