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Deport illegal immigrants with 'no judges or court cases'

Trump signaled in his tweet that he doesn't want migrants and asylum seekers to have to be processed through the court system. Trump's call to eliminate due process from deportation cases is likely to draw fire from critics and immigration advocates. Read More »

House GOP Immigration Drama and Intrigue Mushrooms

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House Republicans will hold a closed-door meeting Thursday afternoon to discuss the GOP compromise immigration bill with members ahead of a rescheduled vote planned for Friday. Lawmakers have introduced several competing bills to address the separation of migrant children and parents, all of which would overturn due process, anti-trafficking and human rights protections, and allow for the long-term detention of immigrant families with children. Read More »

Erdogan Wins, Stays in Power As Turkey's President

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State-run Anadolu news agency had Erdogan leading the race with 52.63 percent, more than the 50 percent required to avoid a second round on July 8. As the final votes were being counted, Mr Erdogan received a telephone call from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who congratulated him on his apparent victory along with leaders from Sudan, Macedonia and Pakistan. Read More »

English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins Ugliest Dog contest

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Dogs with hairless bodies and lolling tongues will flaunt their imperfections as they compete to win the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. "She has come so far and she is just so lovely in my eyes", said Brainard, who operates a dog-and-cat grooming shop. "She now lives out her retired life in Anoka, MN". Read More »

Why Melania wore the jacket | Opinionated Woman

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Melania Trump's jacket has sparked controversy. Some of Melania's 1.7 million Instagram followers jumped to her aid to also defend her look, with one commenting: "She is a great lady. 'Melania Trump has arrived in McAllen, Texas to take part in briefings and tours at a nonprofit social services center for children who have entered the United States illegally and a customs and border patrol processing center, ' her communications director Stephanie Grisham said in a statement. Read More »

House Speaker Paul Ryan Delays Amnesty Vote Until Friday

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Mr Trump said on Friday that even if a measure passes, it is doomed in the Senate. "The Democrats don't want border security, the Democrats are okay with crime - but we're not okay with it". John Yarmuth, D. "We can not allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections", he tweeted . Read More »

Iran lists demands for improving relations with US

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote didn't rule out that his country would come back to the negotiating table with the United States if Washington sticks to the 2015 nuclear pact. Russian Federation and China have reaffirmed their support for the deal, stressing that they would continue to do business with Iran. The Commission aims to have the amended Blocking Statute in force before 6 August 2018, when the first set of re-imposed United States sanctions on Iran will take ... Read More »

Trump urges immediate deportation of undocumented migrants

The White House did not return a call seeking clarification. "We believe "expedited removal" fails to afford a meaningful opportunity to defend oneself, and that, whatever its validity when employed at the border, it would be unconstitutional as applied to those living among us who are entitled to full due process protection", David D. Read More »

Trump Administration Says It Knows Location of All Children

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Images of children in metal cages, and audio of young migrants crying out for their parents, sparked protests and drew worldwide condemnation from world leaders and organisations. Representative Elizabeth Esty, a Connecticut Democrat , said one of the detainees they saw was a 15-year-old girl who had travelled for a month to the border with her 6-month-old baby. Read More »

Woman calls police on eight-year-old girl selling water

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The young girl, Jordan Austin, was selling bottled water across the street from the AT & T stadium in San Francisco, which is right outside her apartment. The woman on the phone counters "it's not your property". Not surprisingly, #PermitPatty went viral, with the hashtag becoming the number 2 trending topic in the United States by Saturday evening. Read More »

#PermitPatty: Woman allegedly calls police on girl selling water in San Francisco

In the 15-second clip, the cousin follows a woman who has been identified as Alison Ettel. The woman then turns around, looks at the camera and then ducks behind a retaining wall. "Its not your property", the woman snaps back. "They were screaming about what they were selling", she said. The woman on the phone counters "it's not your property". Read More »

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 »