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World Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis
Author: 0 Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

Trump said . About 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or adult guardians over six weeks, according to United States authorities. Former Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci said in a weekend interview that the child separation interview could be unsafe for Trump. Trump ratcheted up his position Monday, a day before he is set to go to Congress to push for a tougher immigration law.

World Theresa May set for Brexit clash as rebels brand compromise 'unacceptable'
Author: 0 Theresa May set for Brexit clash as rebels brand compromise 'unacceptable'

Crucially, the motion will be unamendable, meaning that MPs can not insert a requirement for May to go back to the negotiating table, extend the Brexit transition or revoke the UK's withdrawal under Article 50. Speaking on why she voted against the government, Soubry tweeted " I voted in favour of the Lords amendment because I feared she would not be able to deliver on her promise because she won't see off the no deal hard Brexiteers ".

World Facing outcry over family separations, DHS chief says ‘we will not apologize’
Author: 0 Facing outcry over family separations, DHS chief says ‘we will not apologize’

The Trump administration fired back at criticism of its immigration policy on Sunday with tweets by both the president himself and his head of the Department of Homeland Security. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen took the press's pointed questions, and she did not hide her emotions when answering them. "While he thinks it's something that works well for that 35 per cent that still adore him, it doesn't work well for their party in November", he said in an interview .

World Senate Panel Holds Hearing on DOJ Inspector General Report
Author: 0 Senate Panel Holds Hearing on DOJ Inspector General Report

DOJ inspector general Michael Horowitz is expected to release his full report at around 3:00 p.m. today. Trump is giving an impromptu interview with Steve Doocy of "Fox & Friends" on the North Lawn of the White House Friday. I must remind readers, however, that Trump, upon assuming the presidency, made a decision to retain Comey rather than relieving him of duty, as many of us thought he should.

World Excessive heat, record highs expected Sunday
Author: 0 Excessive heat, record highs expected Sunday

Following a warm Father's Day with temps in the 80s and upper 90s, temperatures for Monday are expected to rise into the upper 90s. The Kansas City metro area is in for a sweltering weekend with temperatures and heat indexes pushing toward 100 degrees.

World Japan Seeking Direct Talks Between PM Abe, N.Korea's Kim Jong
Author: 0 Japan Seeking Direct Talks Between PM Abe, N.Korea's Kim Jong

But the president has fawned so much about Kim since their meeting you might wonder if he's simply flattering a man with nuclear missiles or exalting the kind of leader he truly admires. The official also said that the Singapore summit between Trump and Kim served as a chance for the North to become a responsible member of the global community.

Author: 0 At least 5 die when SUV crashes during chase

The driver was among those hospitalized, and a deputy who assisted the Border Patrol with the chase found the driver sitting upright in his seat and took him and the passenger into custody. "We dealt with him last week", Boyd said. When asked why Border Patrol agents started the chase, Boyd said, "It's called good police work". Authorities are investigating the scene where a vehicle full of undocumented immigrants being chased by Border Patrol agents crashed.

World What it's like where the US is holding 1,400 immigrant children
Author: 0 What it's like where the US is holding 1,400 immigrant children

Casa Padre is the same facility that Sen. Footnote: I deliberately took Sachsenhausen not the better-known Auschwitz gate. The administration's decision to separate children, combined with the flow of unaccompanied minors attempting to cross the border illegally, has prompted a surge in the number of children in United States shelters.

World Second deputy dies in shooting in Kansas
Author: 0 Second deputy dies in shooting in Kansas

He also says he doesn't know if the woman had left the shed or was still inside when she was shot. Fielder was shot during the incident and underwent surgery but his condition has not been released. Rohrer served for 7 years. Rohrer had been with the department for seven years and King for 13 years. She had three children, including a young one.

World Didier Deschamps: France can do better after scraping Australia win
Author: 0 Didier Deschamps: France can do better after scraping Australia win

Didier Deschamps' side needed just six minutes to test Mathew Ryan in the Australia goal. Australia went down 2-1 to France in Kazan, a late Paul Pogba goal handing the Europeans the Group C victory. Peru take on France in Ekaterinburg with the French knowing a win will set them up nicely to finish top of the group. However, a dream result for Australia wasn't to be.

World Obama-Era Judge Revokes Manafort's Bail
Author: 0 Obama-Era Judge Revokes Manafort's Bail

Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on May 23, 2018 in Washington , DC. Prosecutors alleged that Mr. Manafort attempted to coach two witnesses whose identities have not been revealed so that their testimony worked in his favor. "Didn't know Manafort was the head of the Mob", Trump wrote, sarcastically. While Manafort claims they only worked in Europe, prosecutors say they also lobbied in the US without registering - a violation of federal law.

World Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who wanted to 'stop' his presidency
Author: 0 Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who wanted to 'stop' his presidency

Inspector General Michael Horowitz concluded in a long-awaited, 500-page report that Comey made a "serious error of judgement" in announcing he was reopening the email server probe just before the 2016 USA presidential election . White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the report "reaffirmed the president's suspicions about Comey's conduct and the political bias amongst some of the members of the FBI".

World Brian Higgins won't vote for Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader
Author: 0 Brian Higgins won't vote for Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader

President Donald Trump ended Republicans' hopes of putting an immigration bill on his desk, dismissing the House GOP compromise bill as too moderate and something he would "certainly" not sign into law. And House Republicans were told a statement of administration policy was being drafted in support of their compromise immigration bill, according to a House GOP source.

World Donald Trump's salute to North Korean military general sparks debate on protocol
Author: 0 Donald Trump's salute to North Korean military general sparks debate on protocol

National Security Adviser and retired soldier Paul D Eaten, who served more than 30 years in the USA army said the move was "wholly inappropriate for the Commander in Chief". South Korean Defence Minister Song Young-moo held a 30-minute "in-depth" telephonic conversation with his United States counterpart James Mattis on Friday, reports Efe news.

Author: 0 Ship with 900 migrants on board docks in Sicily

Macron initially did not respond to questions on the issue, but later told reporters: "We must never give in to emotions, which some people manipulate". "I fear a major tragedy if states start refusing to accept rescued migrants", director general William Lacy Swing said. He has repeatedly accused charities of working with human traffickers but said Italy would not stop rescuing migrant boats itself.

World Canadian foreign minister calls Trump tariffs 'absurd' and 'illegal'
Author: 0 Canadian foreign minister calls Trump tariffs 'absurd' and 'illegal'

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer . The spark for the confrontation: "Not only did President Trump suggest new tariffs against Canada are justified on grounds of national security, but he and top aides assailed Trudeau as a "weak" and dishonest" back-stabber who deserves a place in hell.

World 'Still risks' that North Korean peace won't happen - Pompeo
Author: 0 'Still risks' that North Korean peace won't happen - Pompeo

Video footage aired Thursday by North Korean state media showing President Trump returning the salute of a North Korean military general in Singapore has drawn criticism from US media. US officials said it was unclear what types of training involving USA and South Korean troops might cross into Trump's now forbidden zone of "war games".

World Giuliani denies report that Michael Cohen may cooperate with investigation
Author: 0 Giuliani denies report that Michael Cohen may cooperate with investigation

She said that a source close to Cohen said "his lawyers got a call from lawyers at the Southern District of NY saying they were preparing paperwork". "I think Michael Cohen is in a very, very bad spot, and I think the president is in a very, very bad spot because this is what happens when you trust your innermost secrets to a moron", Avenatti said.

World What Singapore gains from hosting Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 What Singapore gains from hosting Trump-Kim summit

The agreement has four main ingredients: the United States and North Korea agreed to establish new relations for the "peace and prosperity" of the two countries; the U.S. "What's really disconcerting is that Trump announced unilaterally to the leader of North Korea that the United States is going to stop military exercises with our allies, without first telling our allies or even the Pentagon", Michael Green, a senior vice president for Asia at the Center for Strategic and International ...

World Moon-Sighting Committee to decide Eid-ul-Fitr day on Friday
Author: 0 Moon-Sighting Committee to decide Eid-ul-Fitr day on Friday

Millions of Asia's Muslims were on the move on Wednesday as they headed for hometowns to celebrate with relatives the Eid Al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan . The Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee will meet on Thursday evening in Karachi for sighting the Shawwal moon. Now, that Eid ul-Fitr is around the corner, it is quite probable that the moon sighting problem will persist yet again.

World USA to Suspend War Games With South Korea After Kim Summit
Author: 0 USA to Suspend War Games With South Korea After Kim Summit

It isn't a question of preparation, he said as an afterthought, it's a question of whether or not people want it to happen. Mr Pompeo is expected to give a more detailed account of the first-ever US-North Korea summit to Mr Moon and his South Korean counterparts, the Cheong Wa Dae official noted.

World Trudeau on Trump: we support North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments
Author: 0 Trudeau on Trump: we support North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments

Instead of telling Trump directly, Trudeau waited until the President was departing the summit , then told reporters in a news conference that he meant to press ahead with retaliatory tariffs against U.S. He also said the US had a trade deficit of $17 billion with Canada, though he implied that it might be as large as $100 billion. In contrast, Trump was incredibly friendly during his historic meeting with Kim in Singapore on Tuesday, even giving the North Korean leader a thumbs-up.

World High Court Upholds Ohio’s Right to Clean Voter Rolls
Author: 0 High Court Upholds Ohio’s Right to Clean Voter Rolls

Under Ohio's procedure, elections officials send a notification to any voter who fails to vote in a two-year period. Groups including the ACLU challenged the practice, but the Supreme Court's five conservative justices sided with Ohio. OH said it only uses the process after first comparing its voter lists with U.S. Postal Service lists of changed addresses, but not everyone who moves notifies the post office.

World UK's Theresa May says Russian Federation must change before it returns to G8
Author: 0 UK's Theresa May says Russian Federation must change before it returns to G8

Trump also said Macron has been helping to work on trade. President Trump has refused to budge on his tariffs against Canada and European countries. "He'd be very tough to beat", Trump said. Robertson said there are other issues on which there will be agreement and the primary significance of these meetings anyhow is that "leaders get together and have those frank discussions".