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President Trump Not Stepping Back, New Tariff Thread for China

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It gave no details. Trump added that if Beijing hit back at this latest manoeuvre, the U.S. would find another $200 billion worth of goods to impose tariffs on. Economists warn Washington might be undercutting its negotiating position by alienating potential allies. Last week, he announced 25 percent tariffs on $ 50 billion in Chinese imports , prompting Beijing to retaliate with matching duties on United States goods. Read More »

Texas Sheriff Deputy Arrested Over Child Sexual Assault Allegations

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The child is a relative of Nunez, officials said , but did not disclose details of how they are related. The sheriff said the abuse likely went on for several months, or maybe even years. Salazar declined to comment on the girl's residency status. "If you break the law, you're going to jail", he said. The alleged assaults came to light when the mother took her crying daughter to a fire station for help. Read More »

IN state trooper's tweet about state's 'slowpoke law' goes viral

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Some tweeters even suggested Sgt. Stephen Wheeles should be nominated for a Nobel Prize after pulling the woman off the left lane on the I-65 in South east Indiana Sunday. "It was put in place to keep left lane drivers (or the family ten cars back) from getting run over by faster traffic while in the left lane", Wheeles added in a follow-up tweet. Read More »

Canada votes to legalise cannabis for recreational use

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Senators will now have to decide whether to defer to the will of the elected government or insist on some or all of their amendments, digging in for a protracted parliamentary battle. By contrast, Dean said many independent senators were initially opposed to or uncertain about legalization but changed their minds after hearing from more than 200 expert witnesses who testified before five different Senate committees that examined the bill minutely. Read More »

Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Statewide Gerrymandering Challenges

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The Supreme Court on Monday allowed electoral maps that were challenged as excessively partisan to remain in place for now, declining to rule on the bigger issue of whether to put limits on redistricting for political gain. "Ultimately, I don't see the Supreme Court having overturned this, even had they ruled on the constitutional merits of it", Brian Westrate, the Republican chair for the Third Congressional District, said to WEAU 13 News on Monday. Read More »

Trump huddles with Republicans as backlash over family separations intensifies

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John Cornyn, another Republican senator from Texas, said he's going to introduce an updated version of a 2014 bill he backed alongside a Democratic representative. "It was great", he said. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rejected claims US holding centres for child migrants separated from parents are like Nazi concentration camps. Read More »

Whistleblower Releases Audio of Crying Kids at Border Facility: The Rundown

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As his own supporters turn on him, the President stands firm, convinced he won the election on a promise of an immigration crackdown, and that is what Americans want. U.S. President Donald Trump blamed migrants in Europe for violently changing the culture and for what he inaccurately described as a rise in crime in Germany as he sought on Monday to defend his administration's widely criticized policy on illegal immigration. Read More »

Coulter Doubles Down: Migrant Kids 'Need To Improve Their Scripts'

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President", Coulter said on " The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton ". She is reportedly to have said: "As more illegal immigrants are rushing the border, more kids are being separated from their parents". Conservative commentator Coulter is the person who brought Islamophobic posts by Britain First to the US President's attention before he shared them with his 43 million followers. Read More »

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis

The legislation must now pass the Canadian Senate, and receive royal assent by the governor general before becoming law, possibly by September. Cannabis has been legal in a number of areas in Canada already, mostly for medicinal purposes, but this will grant full permission for the recreational use of the drug throughout the country. Read More »

SEE YA: USA to Announce Its Decision to WITHDRAW from UN Council

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Britain on Monday urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to reform its treatment of Israel, joining the United States in demanding an end to the body's alleged bias against the Jewish State. Diplomats have said the USA withdrawal from the body could bolster countries such as Cuba, Russia, Egypt and Pakistan, which resist what they see as United Nations interference in sovereign issues. Read More »

Macedonia signs deal with Greece to change name

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It must be made absolutely clear that for commercial names, trademarks and brand names, the term "Macedonia" as a geographical indication and product name of origin must be exclusively Greek, the head of the Union of Hellenic Chambers and the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Constantinos Michalos, said on Monday. Read More »

UK interior minister says was victim of moped theft, pledges police action

According to the politician, he left the Euston station and got a smartphone in order to connect with the taxi, but did not have time to do anything, because flying motorcycle driver who snatched the gadget from his hands. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has acknowledged concerns about moped gangs, but insisted police were being given the powers they need to crack down on crime. Read More »

White House piles pressure on China after Trump tariff threat

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Security guards walk in front of containers at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China on April 24, 2018. President Trump escalated his trade feud with China Monday night, threatening to impose tariffs of 10 percent on another $ 200 billion worth of Chinese goods. Read More »

U.S., S.Korea agree to suspend joint military exercise

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But his South Korean counterpart suggested Monday they could be eased sooner. Soccer is one of the most popular sports among ordinary North Koreans, along with volleyball and table tennis, and they will most likely be watching South Korea's matches on television, according to the people who have fled to the South. Read More »

Trump Signs Executive Order To Create ‘Space Force’

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Because space is totally hostile and concerned with colonizing America. "And I was not really serious, and then I said what a great idea, maybe we'll have to do that". The president also signed his administration's third Space Policy Directive , calling for establishment of new protocols and procedures to manage and monitor the increasing numbers of satellites in low-Earth orbit and the tens of thousands of pieces of space junk and debris that pose an increasing threat to costly ... Read More »

Minor explosion reported at London Tube station

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A police cordon surrounds the station and there was still a police presence coming up to 10pm. "Southgate Tube station is now closed whilst officers respond", tweeted the British Transport Police . I was outside the station about to enter the 125 bus. Suspect device found/gone off inside tube. Members of the public have told how police urged them to keep clear from the affected area. Read More »

Military splits with Fort Drum soldier behind communist posts

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Rapone first caused controversy past year, when he tweeted two photographs from his West Point graduation in May: one of him wearing a shirt with a blood-red image of socialist revolutionary leader Che Guevara, the other of him holding a cap with the message "Communism will win" scrawled on the inside while he raises his fist. Read More »

NYT under fire for spiking a Stephen Miller interview from its podcast

According reports, White House policy adviser Stephen Miller is working on a plan to use executive power to curb illegal arrivals and boost deportations. "After the original story was published, producers of " The Daily " planned to talk with the reporter and use audio excerpts from the Miller interview", the paper continued. Read More »

Child scales 'un-climbable' pool ladder in viral video

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For many, a pool ladder acts as an extra safety precaution, but now little Cody's parents are thinking that might not be enough. Keith Wyman posted the footage of his son on social media saying, "I stress you to watch your kids around pools I will be buying a new type of ladder!" The ladder was locked, covering the steps, but Cody was able to grab onto the slits in the door and pull himself up. Read More »

US to pull out of United Nations human rights body

Haley has been the driving force behind withdrawing from the human rights body, which would be unprecedented in the 12-year history of the council. The U.S. Alongside his strong speech on the importance of girls' education, his commitment that the United Kingdom will vote against all resolutions in 2019 tabled under the infamous Item 7, which singles out Israel as the only country in the world to have its own agenda item, is an important victory for human rights. Read More »

Blatter arrives in Russian Federation for World Cup despite Fifa ban

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The 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup kicked off at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, where 32 nations, divided into eight groups are fighting it out for the coveted trophy in the month-long event. Contacted by AFP , FIFA said it had no comment on Blatter's trip, the Swiss national slated to fly to Moscow Tuesday ahead of Wednesday's Portugal-Morocco Group B match in the Russian capital. Read More »

U.S. Rep. Yoder urges Sessions to halt separation of families

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The attorney general rejected comparisons between the detention centers and concentration camps in Nazi Germany as irrational and thoughtless. On her Monday night show, Fox News host Laura Ingraham quizzed Sessions about his "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which has been compared by former CIA Director Michael Hayden and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) to the tactics used by Nazi Germany. Read More »

Saudi-Led Coalition Claims Advance Against Houthis at Hodeidah Airport

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UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash on Twitter backed "the envoy's efforts to facilitate the safe handover of Hodeida to the legitimate Yemeni Government". The fighting is already nearing densely populated residential areas, the Norwegian Refugee Council warned, and aid distributions have been suspended in the west of the city. Read More »

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »