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U.S. Expected to Withdraw From UN’s Human Rights Council


A decision to leave the 47-nation body, as most observers anticipate, would be more definitive than the lesser option of staying on as a nonvoting observer. "The UN Human Rights Council is undermined by politicisation and the singling out of Israel in its standing agenda and the United Kingdom has shown the way to giving this potentially crucial body much greater weight and standing". Read More »

SUV in fatal Texas crash suspected of smuggling


I must say though, far fewer than I was here two weeks ago. Adults are now immediately charged and jailed and their children taken away from them in traumatising circumstances. The chase began after a Border Patrol agent noticed three vehicles traveling in a caravan and suspected smuggling, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement . Read More »

Greek govt survives no-confidence vote over Macedonia deal


Daily protests have also been held in Skopje in front of the parliament since Zaev announced on June 12 he had reached the deal with Tsipras. "Today you are all mortgaging the future of the country", said conservative New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who brought the no-confidence motion. Read More »

Recording of Screaming Children at Border Released


Clinton also took aim at the Republican officials who have referenced the Bible as a defense of the policy. President Donald Trump defended his administration's policy of forcibly separating children from parents at the US border with Mexico on Monday, saying "The United States will not be a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility". Read More »

Indonesian Woman Killed, Swallowed by 23-Foot Python in Garden


Some 100 residents, including anxious relatives, launched a search for the woman after she failed to return from her garden Thursday night. The garden in which she disappeared was at the base of a rocky cliff, pockmarked by caves, and known to be home to snakes, Hamka added. Read More »

Israel quiet on US claims it hit Iraq militia in Syria


But their presence has sparked confrontations with both Washington, which has been supporting a Kurdish-led alliance that controls other parts of eastern Syria, and Israel, which fears Iranian-inspired attacks on its forces in the occupied Golan Heights. Read More »

Britain has lost the war on cannabis - former Conservative leader


Calling the confiscation of the vital cannabis oil used to stop Billy's seizures by United Kingdom border officials to comply with United Kingdom drug laws as " inappropriate, ineffective and utterly out of date ", Hague advocated a far-reaching review of policy regarding cannabis, saying " official intransigence is now at odds with common sense ". Read More »

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


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

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


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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 »