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One suspect dead, twenty injured in Trenton shooting


He had been shot in the leg. Multiple people were injured and a suspected gunman died in a shooting at an art festival in New Jersey early on Sunday that authorities have now characterized as related to gang disputes . This was the 12th year of the Trenton Art All Night Festival , an event that raises money for local artists. "Not tonight. Not ever", festival organizers said in a Facebook post Sunday . Read More »

Melania Trump: US should 'govern with heart' on immigration


Office of Refugee Resettlement, "the people working at the shelter had been instructed not to pick up or touch the children to comfort them". A group of House Democrats converged on an immigration detention facility in New Jersey on Sunday, days before a planned vote by House Republicans next week. Read More »

Trump announces he's directing Pentagon to create 'space force' branch of military


Ferguson decision and overturned by the court's 1955 Brown v. Board of Education decision. "My new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a war-fighting domain", he said . Some are anxious that the Space Force would duplicate existing efforts. Trump had previously suggested the possibility of creating a space unit that would include portions equivalent to parts of the Air Force, Army and Navy. Read More »

SHOCKING: Woman who went missing found inside giant python's belly

The body of 54-year-old Wa Tiba was found Friday when villagers cut open the seven-metre python which was found bloated in the village of Persiapan Lawela on the island of Muna, offshore of Sulawesi. Faris said the victim's garden, about 1 kilometer (half a mile) from her house, is located in a rocky area with caves and cliffs believed to contain many snakes. Read More »

Israel says indicts ex-cabinet minister over alleged spying for Iran

Local police handed him over to Israel after refusing to allow him to enter the country because of his criminal record. He was detained in May "on suspicion of committing offences of assisting the enemy in war and spying against the state of Israel" and indicted on Friday for multiple charges of "transferring information to the enemy", the statement said. Read More »

Melania Trump 'hates to see' children separated from their families

The White House has indicated Mr Trump would sign either of those. He tweeted: "Has anyone been looking at the Crime taking place south of the border", calling it "historic". Democrats are being forced to get creative in protesting the Trump Administration's new "zero tolerance" stance toward immigration, as they are outnumbered legislatively in the House. Read More »

Texas deputy accused of sexually assaulting girl, 4; threatening mom with deportation

Nunez, who worked for the Bexar County Sheriff's Office for 10 years, silenced the mother of the child by threatening to reveal her undocumented status and deport her back to Guatemala if she reported the assault. "Certainly what was appealing was the vulnerability of that community because they are less apt to report things". "If you break the law, you are going to jail", he added. Read More »

Three killed after being hit by train in London


The London Ambulance service attended and sadly pronounced three people dead at the scene. Officers are now trying to determine how the three people came to be on the tracks just before 7.30am on Monday. Officers were seen taking photographs of graffiti as part of their inquiries. Seemed like an ordinary morning at 7.15 this morning. "We know they were dead for a while before we turned up". Read More »

Medicinal cannabis could be fast-tracked into law sooner than we thought

Ms Caldwell has been using the banned medication - which contains the psychoactive substance tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - to help manage Billy's condition since 2016. Dan Poulter, a Conservative former health minister who has supported the Caldwell family, said a change in legislation would be simple. 'We have to do something, we have to do it quickly, ' said the Health Secretary. Read More »

USA tariffs on China won't affect your phones or TVs


The list of 659 USA goods was longer than a preliminary list of 106 goods published by the commerce ministry in April, although the value of products affected remained unchanged at $50 billion. Trump has warned if Beijing follow through with the retaliations, there will be another round of restrictions placed on Xi Jinping's superstate. "I think what [Trump] is doing on China is right". Read More »

Dozens killed in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria


The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) spoke on the rescue efforts following the attack. DAILY POST reports that no fewer than 20 persons were on Sunday killed and 48 others injured in a massive explosion in Damboa. Borno State Police Commissioner Damian Chukwu said that people celebrating the end of Ramadan were hit by the explosions in Abachari town in the Damboa area. Read More »

Trump will meet with House Republicans Tuesday to discuss immigration


A powerful conservative group, Heritage Action, also came out strongly against the bill -urging GOP lawmakers to vote no. Those items are included in the middle-ground package. Sessions announced the "zero tolerance" policy for immigrants in April. The confusion engulfed the House chamber during the last vote series of the week and was emblematic of an exercise that members have managed before during tax revisions and health care where Trump famously held a celebration of an Obamacare repeal ... Read More »

Germans ‘turning against their leaders’ over immigration

Uproar over the treatment of children and families who are caught illegally crossing the border increased over the weekend, as journalists tweeted out photos of children sleeping on the floor and people being held in dog kennel-like cages at an immigration processing center in Texas. Read More »

Dem leads protests outside tent city holding migrant children


The administration's decision to separate children, combined with the flow of unaccompanied minors attempting to cross the border illegally, has prompted a surge in the number of children in USA shelters. He told Texas Monthly the air conditioned tent facility, which offers meals and health care services and allows access for a pro bono immigrant legal group, is "being run by emergency management professionals that have been in probably every disaster you can name in the past decade". Read More »

Difficult Merkel allies mull next move in German migrant row

At issue Monday was whether the CSU would give her time to try to reach such a deal. "No one in the CSU is interested in bringing the chancellor down, or dissolving the CDU/CSU parliamentary partnership or destroying the coalition", Seehofer told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper, adding that he did not want the asylum row to endanger the coalition government which is less than 100 days old. Read More »

Harvard accused of racism against Asian applicants

The prestigious Harvard University in the United States racially discriminated against Asian-American students by rating them lower than other applicants on traits such as "positive personality", according to a lawsuit against the Ivy League school. Read More »

Shinzo Abe now wants to meet with Kim Jong Un too


But regarding the issue of giving economic assistance to North Korea, he said, "Unless the abduction issue is resolved, Japan will not provide economic assistance". Tokyo maintains that Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s remain unaccounted for. The Japanese government has officially listed 17 people as abductees, but suspects dozens more were snatched. Read More »

Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border


The wall on the USA border with Mexico was Trump's signature campaign promise, but since taking office, he has been unable to get more than token funding from Congress for the project. Democrats are being forced to get creative in protesting the Trump Administration's new "zero tolerance" stance toward immigration , as they are outnumbered legislatively in the House. Read More »

'Unexplained': Police at a loss after three killed by London train

Police and paramedics from the London ambulance service attended and three people were pronounced dead at the scene. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App . 'My thoughts are with the family and friends of these three people'. Passengers who use the station have paid tribute to the three people found dead on Twitter. Read More »

India moves ahead with tariffs on U.S. goods


Trump's steel, aluminium tariffs and we felt a reciprocal tariff of a similar amount on USA imports would be fair", a senior commerce ministry official told the Business Standard newspaper . That translated into a USA trade deficit with India of $30.8 billion. Its exports to the USA in 2016-17 stood at United States dollars 42.21 billion, while imports were USD 22.3 billion. Read More »

Donald Trump: IG Report 'Total Disaster' for James Comey and His 'Minions'


Mr Trump is certain to try to use the report to validate his firing of Mr Comey a year ago. President Trump claims the report "totally exonerates him ", as relating to the question of whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation leading up to the 2016 election, despite the report's focus about how the Justice Department handled its investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server . Read More »

Trump says USA policy separating migrant families is law. It's not


Bill Pascrell Jr. of New Jersey. The policy has divided Republicans, with its defenders pointing out that children are routinely taken from parents accused of crimes. "It's zero tolerance . I don't think you have to justify it", he said . Jeff Merkley, an Oregon Democrat. Human rights organizations also argue it's inhumane to separate children from their parents. Read More »

Syria state media says US bombs Syrian positions; US denies report


Central Command spokesman, told Reuters. The official said the drone bombed Iraqi faction positions between Syrian military positions and Albu Kamal and Tanf. It said several people were killed and wounded but did not give a specific number. Syrian President Bashar Assad has blasted the US presence in Syria, referring to it as an occupation. Read More »

Saudi-led forces seize airport in Hodeida


More than 70 percent of imports to all of Yemen pass through the docks of the Hodeida port. But later on Saturday, Houthi-linked civil aviation authorities denied the rebels had lost control over the airport. The move prompted the Saudi-led military intervention the following year. Mr. Dawad also said the southern gate of Hodeida city was captured by pro-coalition forces. Read More »

Conway Laments Migrant Family Separation 'as a Catholic'

USA protocol prohibits detaining children with their parents because the children are not charged with a crime and the parents are. Melania Trump's Father's Day statement emphasises the fact that laws are always applied with discretion and that the United States can be both a law-abiding country and one that "governs with heart". Read More »

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store


One motorist passed by the crowd and asked what had happened, to which a woman responded: "There's an active shooter". She said the gunman carjacked a vehicle and drove to the Walmart. Kailani Bailey, 19, of Lacey also was inside the Walmart grocery shopping when a tall man in a gray T-shirt and jeans sprinted into the building, shoving people out of the way and shouting "Move, move!" "Then somebody yelled 'Run, run!' and everyone took off", she said. Read More »

Strong natural disaster near Osaka, Japan, causes scattered damage

Daihatsu Motor Co, an Osaka-based unit of Toyota Motor Corp, said it had suspended production at its factories in Osaka and Kyoto while they check for damage. (2300 GMT Sunday) as commuters were heading to work. At 13 kilometres (8.1 miles) it was relatively shallow, and caused heavy shaking that registered a lower 6 on the Japanese scale of 7. Read More »

FBI Agent Strzok Open to Testifying Before Congress — WashPost

Right?!' Page wrote to Strzok. He said Strzok is willing to testify without immunity and would not use the fifth amendment in answering questions. We'll stop it, " Strzok responded. Page and Strzok were romantically involved at the time and used their work phones to engage in long-running text discussions of various work, personal and political topics. Read More »

Italy Joins Trump in Resisting Canadian Trade


On CETA, Kingston said the comments from Italy were "concerning". Even though most of the provisions of the EU's most ambitious trade deal to date, inked in 2016, took effect past year, it still needs to be approved by all European Union members' parliaments to fully go into force. Read More »