Thursday July 19-th, 2018

Trump reverses on family separations Trump reverses on family separations

He addressed the "zero tolerance" policy during a meeting with congress members at the White House Wednesday. That's just what he did. That policy remains in place even as President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that aims...

Thousands celebrate solstice at Stonehenge Thousands celebrate solstice at Stonehenge

Revellers participate in the summer solstice gathering at Stonehenge , Salisbury (EPA/WILL OLIVER). While the calendar may say June 1 was the first day of summer, the season actually starts when the summer solstice happens , according to astronom...

Damascus Condemns Turkish Patrols around Syria's Manbij Damascus Condemns Turkish Patrols around Syria's Manbij

The Turkish patrols are part of a deal to reduce tensions around Manbij, where United States troops are also present, but Syria's government sees them as an invasion. Earlier, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that they would turn t...

Ex-cabinet minister Gonen Segev charged for Iran spying Ex-cabinet minister Gonen Segev charged for Iran spying

According to the newspaper, Segeju was charged with espionage and collaboration with the enemy in time of war. Segev, a disgraced former doctor and politician, had been living in Nigeria. At the request of ISA and the Israeli police, the court allo...

Trump caves to pressure on separating families, embarrassing his sycophants again Trump caves to pressure on separating families, embarrassing his sycophants again

Since May more than 2,300 children have been separated from their parents as part of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on illegal crossings at the US-Mexico border, according to US Customs and Border Protection. It also calls...

Trump reverses family separation policy after backlash

Perhaps more important, 70 percent of women disapprove, according to a Quinnipiac University poll taken June 14-17, with female suburban voters considered crucial in deciding control of Congress this fall. Neither Democrat Barack Obama nor Republican...

Along With Lava, Hawaii Volcano Spews Gems Along With Lava, Hawaii Volcano Spews Gems

The National Weather Service reported heavy vog , or volcanic smog, blanketing the inner and southern parts of the island. The Department of Health recommends residents with breathing issues should limit outside activities and stay indoors.

Jacinda Ardern in labour with her first child Jacinda Ardern in labour with her first child

The much-anticipated arrival has gone global, as worldwide media outlets keep track of what is unfolding at Auckland Hospital. The Prime Minister's office said Ms Ardern was driven to hospital by her partner Clark Gayford. Ms Ardern found out about...

At least 128 missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia At least 128 missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia

It was not immediately clear whether any foreigners were among the passengers. Ferries are a major means of transport in the Indonesian archipelago, that comprises more than 17,000 islands, and are often overloaded much beyond capacity with passeng...

Hundreds of United Methodist Clergy file church charges against Jeff Sessions Hundreds of United Methodist Clergy file church charges against Jeff Sessions

The Methodists, who are known for being fairly chill in the grand scheme of organized religion, are apparently considering kicking Attorney General Jeff Sessions out of their church. As for the violation of doctrine charges, the Methodist group cit...

Russian Foreign Ministry comments on US exit from US Human Rights Council Russian Foreign Ministry comments on US exit from US Human Rights Council

On the face of it the withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations' Human Rights Council seemed to be churlish, a hissy fit because UN's human rights chief had just criticised the Trump Administration for taking distraught kids from thei...

One Minute Weather: More tropical downpours could flood streets today One Minute Weather: More tropical downpours could flood streets today

Monday calls for a chance for rain during the afternoon hours, thanks to a tropical system moving onto the Gulf Coast. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. This weekend looks to be pretty ni...

Today in Trump's Prison Camps for Children: White House Ignores Their Cries Today in Trump's Prison Camps for Children: White House Ignores Their Cries

France's government spokesman called imaged of the children "shocking" and of the policy that Europe and the United States did not share the same values. There are 100 sites scattered across 17 states. Other changes would give Homeland Security t...

Critics Rip NYT for Killing Audio Interview With Stephen Miller Critics Rip NYT for Killing Audio Interview With Stephen Miller

White House policy advisor Stephen Miller called President Trump's policy of separating immigrant parents from children a "simple decision". The "zero tolerance" policy, which is responsible for hundreds of children being held in detention center...

Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents

More than 2,000 minors have been separated from their families since early May. Instead, the children could be detained with their parents for extended periods. "He told the members, 'I'm with you 100 percent, '" White House Deputy Press Secretary ...

Federal Bureau of Investigation agent escorted from office after text messages critical of Trump Federal Bureau of Investigation agent escorted from office after text messages critical of Trump

After the now-infamous IG report was published last week outlining the activity of James Comey and other FBI officials and agents during the 2016 campaign and the Clinton email investigation, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lobbed a...

Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire

Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said many Israelis spent the night in bomb shelters in communities near Gaza. "We [the IDF] target military positions in response to their targeting our civilians", he said. "They misunderstand us, and ...

Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast

Nine Hamas targets in Gaza were attacked by Israeli fighter planes early Monday after Hamas rockets, and incendiary kites and balloons, fell on Israel . Palestinians are demanding the right to return to the homes their families fled or were exp...

House GOP gets little direction from Trump on immigration House GOP gets little direction from Trump on immigration

That includes many who are applying for asylum but crossed the border unlawfully before filing their claim. When they reach the border, many hope for asylum - a hard process that the Center for Public Integrity explored in a story about teenage...

MP who blocked legislation on upskirting says he is being scapegoated MP who blocked legislation on upskirting says he is being scapegoated

The British government said Monday it will push through a ban on "upskirting" - secretly taking pictures up women's skirts - after a draft law was blocked last week by an MP since targeted by an underwear protest. "It is an invasive, offensive act an...

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Both former campaign aides told the newspaper they did not bring up the meeting during their testimony before the House Intelligence Committee because they forgot about the incident. The documents provided by Stone and Caputo indicate that Greenberg...

Republicans turn on Trump's 'cruel' border policy

Submit your questions, and we'll answer the most popular questions on our blog, Immigration Decoded . The House is already embroiled in an election-year struggle over immigration legislation that threatens to hurt Republicans in November.

MSNBC Host Rachel Maddow Cries on Camera About Immigrant Kids MSNBC Host Rachel Maddow Cries on Camera About Immigrant Kids

During The Rachel Maddow Show on Tuesday evening, Maddow broke down while reading an Associated Press report on southern USA border shelters that are detaining children under the age of 13 after they are separated from their parents. MSNBC host ...

The Aquarius rescue ship arrives in Spain - Italianmedia The Aquarius rescue ship arrives in Spain - Italianmedia

After Italy's new government used the ship to assert its anti-immigrant credentials, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, in office for just over a week, took an opportunity to underline a more liberal stance. In total so far, there were 31 differen...

India welcomes Afghanistan extension of 'ceasefire' with Taliban India welcomes Afghanistan extension of 'ceasefire' with Taliban

Soldiers and Taliban rebels were jointly celebrating the last day of the Eid al-Fitr festival that marked the end of Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. The Taliban said its militants had been ordered to take up arms again on Sunday night - now the Ei...

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