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The forced separation of families is Trump's 'Katrina moment'

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Growing attention to an immigration policy that is splitting children from parents after their arrests at the border have people wondering what the actual law is. "The American government is better than this". The Department of Homeland Security did not respond to an on-the-record request for comment about the audio recording , although DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was asked during a briefing Monday about photos and documentation that have emerged in recent days showing some of the ... Read More »

Jeff Sessions Says Immigration Laws & Border Wall Will End Family Separation

The Associated Press last week obtained DHS figures showing that, as a result of the administration's new "zero-tolerance" policy, almost 2,000 children had been separated from their parents by border officials during a six-week span between April 19 and May 31 this year, many of whom were fleeing death threats and seeking safety in the United States. Read More »

2 feared dead, 41 injured after magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Osaka

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Local police said they could not confirm the reports. Damage inside a home in Osaka, Japan, after the natural disaster struck. The magnitude 6.1 quake struck the city of Osaka and the surrounding area Monday about 8 a.m. The strongest shaking was in an area north of Osaka city, the agency said. Daihatsu Motor Co, a unit of Toyota Motor Corp, said it had suspended production at its factories in Osaka and Kyoto while it checked for damage. Read More »

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting China

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Diplomatic efforts have gathered pace since then, leading to a landmark summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Singapore last week. Amid dialogue with the North in 1992, Seoul and Washington canceled their "Team Spirit" exercise, which resumed the following year. "Kim is reaching out to traditional friends and rivals and it really complicates the U.S. Read More »

Ferry sinks in Indonesia's Lake Toba, at least one dead, dozens missing

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The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said earlier there were unconfirmed reports of up to 130 people on board the ferry, which was hit by high waves and strong winds. Lake Toba on the island of Sumatra is the largest volcanic lake in the world and a major tourist hotspot. "I wanted to grab my child but I couldn't". Read More »

China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat

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The move, which drew a strong response from Beijing, follows China's announcement that it would retaliate in kind to Trump's initial decision last week to hit $50 billion worth of Chinese goods with a 25 percent tariff . Markets are sliding today after president Donald Trump escalated America's trade dispute with China. Last week, he announced 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to retaliate with matching duties on U.S. Read More »

Senate shuts down White House effort to revive ZTE

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ZTE essentially shutdown operations in May after it was banned from importing United States components for seven years for misleading regulators about violating sanctions on North Korea and Iran. Providing US$716 billion in funding for national defense for fiscal year 2019 and giving policy guidance to the Pentagon, the bill is not a done deal. Read More »

Prince Charles’ sweet nickname for Meghan Markle revealed - what does Harry think?

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Thomas Markle told ITV's Good Morning Britain (GMB) that Harry had said "give Donald Trump a chance", adding: "I sort of disagreed with that, but I still like Harry , that's his politics , I had my politics ". news that we have to deal with on the regular, they are a shining beacon of hope and I love them. "It's hard to take it back", he added. He said he had apologised to both Harry and Meghan for causing them embarrassment in the run up to the wedding . Read More »

S Korea, US to announce suspension of military drills

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The claim about launch sites isn't Trump's first false statement in support of the outcome of the June 12 summit. Since April 6, agents have separated almost 2,000 parents from children as young as 5 since the zero-tolerance policy was announced. Read More »

Murder of Eurydice Dixon sparks safety debate

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The murder has cast a shadow of sadness over the community and sparked a loud debate about the safety of women. One quote from the police investigating Dixon's murder has a lot of people-women, especially-upset at the implications. The country's domestic Violence Victoria chief executive Fiona McCormack added, "We really need to challenge the concept of that male sense of entitlement about using violence", according to the Telegraph. Read More »

Audio recording emerges of 'orchestra' of crying children in migrant detention center

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It has united religious conservatives and immigrant rights activists, who have said that " zero tolerance " amounts to "zero humanity". She did not provide details about where exactly it was recorded. Her comments come in the wake of hundreds of children kept in giant cages inside a Walmart store in Texas and given tin foil to use as blankets. We could have an immigration bill, we could have child separation. Read More »

Former Israeli minister charged with spying for Iran: Shin Bet

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A former Israeli cabinet minister with a checkered history of attempted drug smuggling and credit-card fraud has been charged with spying for Iran. Israel has arrested and indicted a former government minister on charges of spying for Iran, the country's internal security services have said. Read More »

Apple fined $9 million for misleading customers

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The Federal Court has found that Apple "engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct, or conduct that was likely to mislead or deceive" in connection with so-called "Error 53", which was encountered by iPhone and iPad owners after the devices had been repaired by a third-party service. Read More »

A UFO has been spotted over a World Cup stadium in Russian Federation

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While onlookers are convinced this is proof of alien existence, the incredible footage has been explained by Russian space officials. 'What the hell was that?' the woman posted, alongside the video. Another posted: "I've seen alien life and it looks like a stingray". The Twitter account of the Russian Embassy in Britain tied the sighting to the ongoing FIFA World Cup underway in 11 Russian cities for the next four weeks. Read More »

Trump Says Crime In Germany Is Up, It's Actually Down

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She explained that refugees brought back to another country in accordance with the Dublin Regulation, a wide-ranging series of rules agreed past year, and those who have a re-entry ban because they have been registered in another country, would not be allowed to enter Germany. Read More »

President Trump orders Pentagon to create a ‘separate but equal’ Space Force

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He framed space as a national security issue, saying he does not want " China and Russian Federation and other countries leading us". We're going to have to talk about that, your joining those two companies. The United States wants to send robotic explorers to the moon as soon as next year as a preparatory step towards sending astronauts back there for the first time since 1972, a NASA official said on Monday. Read More »

Shooting in Sweden: Four hurt in Malmo

Witness Jonatan Burhoff told the newspaper he saw wounded people being carried to private cars that drove off "as fast as possible". The man reportedly fired an automatic weapon at the crowd, who were celebrating Sweden's 1-0 victory against Korea, this evening. Read More »

DHS Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen denies family separation policy exists, blames media

Dr. Colleen Kraft, the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, on Monday told "CBS This Morning" the separation of families at the border amounts to a " form of child abuse ". "Either own it or change it", Kennedy tweeted Sunday. The letter cited reports of mothers being separated from young children and infants, and asked whether any steps have been taken to make the process "less traumatic". Read More »

Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast: Israeli army

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The IDF said in statement that the group was injured when a "security infrastructure exploded", while they tried to cross the security fence border, but would not clarify what the exact source of the explosion was. Israeli residents were awakened once again Monday at daybreak by air raid sirens as Gaza-based terrorists fired three rockets at Israel. "These are terrorist acts that endanger Israeli residents living in southern Israel and damage extensive areas in Israeli territory", the IDF ... Read More »

Roger Stone Met Russian National Who Promised Hillary Clinton Dirt, Blames FBI

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Stone's meeting with Greenberg brings the total to 11 different Trump campaign officials or associates who have admitted to having contact with a Russian during the campaign and the months before Trump took office, according to the Post . Their public denials weren't "I don't recall"; they were "It didn't happen". Stone told The Post that he did disclose the meeting either, calling the meeting unimportant "due diligence" that would have been "political malpractice" not to explore. Read More »

Video shows Border Patrol SUV strike Native American man, drive away

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Remes told The Arizona Daily Star he was looking for a speaker to play music when he chose to step in the middle of the dirt road near his home. But instead of stopping, the patrol vehicle continues moving at the same speed, apparently striking Remes, who ends up on the ground while the Border Patrol SUV continues driving away, the video shows. Read More »

New Zealand man arrested for stealing human toes from dead body exhibit

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He faces seven years in prison for stealing the toes and two years for interfering with a dead body. Through the Body Worlds Vital exhibit, the public is given the chance to closely examine these bodies and study human anatomy. The toes, valued at about $5,500 in New Zealand currency (about $3,815 in US dollars), have since been returned to the museum, TVNZ reported . The man has remained in custody and will appear in court on July 2. Read More »

One suspect dead, twenty injured in Trenton shooting

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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

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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

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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

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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 »