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Author: 0 Germany: Interior minister gives Merkel ultimatum on migrants

Seehofer, whose party is more socially conservative than Merkel's, has always been a critic of the chancellor's immigration policies, particularly her decision to open Germany's borders at the height of the refugee crisis in 2015. Merkel's talks on Monday evening with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte could prove crucial if she is to have any chance of forging an agreement in Brussels.

World News Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in
Author: 0 Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in

A white van drove into a group of revellers at the Pinkpop festival in the southern town of Landgraaf, just hours after a performance by United States singer Bruno Mars. A police statement said the street where the incident took place, one of two exits from the concert grounds, had been closed for forensic investigation.

World News White House says Democrats responsible for immigration laws
Author: 0 White House says Democrats responsible for immigration laws

PRESS SECRETARY SARAH SANDERS: I'm not aware of the attorney general's comments or what he would be referencing. "Come on Sarah, you're a parent". "It's not a policy change to enforce the law". She called the Trump administration's separation policy "barbaric", adding: "It has to stop". What's more , they would join Trump in trying to prevent the horrors that children go through during the risky and illegal trek to America.

World News Trump Defends Immigration Policies As Backlash Grows
Author: 0 Trump Defends Immigration Policies As Backlash Grows

Barack retweeted his wife's sentiment on Monday, shedding light on the thousands of children ripped from their undocumented parents and detained in isolated centers at the US - Mexico border. But she says, "If the Democrats are serious, they'll come together again and try to close these loopholes and get real immigration reform". "It's a crime to come across illegally and children get separated".

Author: 0 Homeland Security chief says no apology for separating families

White House officials are unable to cite any part of U.S. law that dictates the separations, which were initiated in April after Attorney-General Jeff Sessions announced "zero tolerance" for unlawful border crossings. "Any Immigration Bill MUST HAVE full funding for the Wall, end Catch & Release, Visa Lottery and Chain, and go to Merit Based Immigration". On Sunday night, Nielsen accused others of distorting reality, saying via Twitter, "This misreporting by Members, press & advocacy ...

World News Heart-Wrenching Video Shows Border Patrol Agent Running Over Native American Man
Author: 0 Heart-Wrenching Video Shows Border Patrol Agent Running Over Native American Man

He told the Arizona Daily Star that he was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries from the incident, which took place on Tohono O'odham land about 60 miles southwest of Tucson, Ariz. The agents received a tip at around 9 p.m. Thursday about a possible smuggling attempt and later spotted a gray Toyota SUV traveling at a high rate of speed.

World News Killed in Stampede After Brawl at Caracas Club
Author: 0 Killed in Stampede After Brawl at Caracas Club

Eight people were detained, including two teens believed responsible for setting off the tear gas canister. Numerous victims are said to have suffocated. One of those who lost their child was Nilson Guerra who told reporters: "All I know is my son is dead ". Homicide rates in Venezuela have shot up during the country's spiral into economic crisis and political meltdown and many Caracas residents refuse to go out at night due to security fears.

Author: 0 US Denies Attacking Syrian Military Site Near Iraqi Border

A spokesman for US Centcom is denying any US coalition involvement in reported airstrikes against a Syrian military site along the Iraqi border. It said the raid took place "700 meters (700 yards) inside Syria". Reuters could not independently verify the Observatory's report of casualties. Syria's army has been gutted by the country's seven-year conflict and has relied heavily on reinforcements from local militias and from regional allies.

Author: 0 Texas deputy arrested for sexually assaulting four-year-old relative

Nunez's charge of super aggravated sexual assault of a child means that the alleged victim is under the age of 6, which allows for a harsher sentence structure in Texas . And although the mother had previously confronted Nunez, he simply threatened her with deportation to keep her quiet. "Folks like this are creatures of habit and opportunity", Salazar said .

World News Trump orders Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’ to get ahead of China
Author: 0 Trump orders Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’ to get ahead of China

U.S. President Donald Trump has instructed the Pentagon to establish a "space force" as the sixth branch of the American military. He has since offered limited details about how the Space Force would operate. The policy sets up new guidelines for satellite design and operation, as well as tracking the growing amount of clutter in space. The decision was not mentioned during a pre-meeting briefing for reporters by Scott Pace, the executive secretary of the space council, or in fact ...

World News Asian shares fall as Sino-U.S. trade spat intensifies
Author: 0 Asian shares fall as Sino-U.S. trade spat intensifies

China retaliated in "equal scale " Saturday by both scrapping a recent agreement to reduce its trade surplus with the U.S.by buying more American goods and by raising duties on a $34 billion list of USA goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey.

World News Pres. Trump says he won't sign 'moderate' GOP immigration bill
Author: 0 Pres. Trump says he won't sign 'moderate' GOP immigration bill

Underscoring the confusion, leaders canceled plans to use several votes Friday morning on unrelated bills to try rounding up support for the compromise legislation, said another leading Republican , Rep. A draft of the compromise bill was circulated among lawmakers Thursday. It would tighten existing immigration enforcement and limit family preference visas.

World News AG Sessions Visits Fort Wayne, Pushes Back Against Churches
Author: 0 AG Sessions Visits Fort Wayne, Pushes Back Against Churches

Party leaders have nurtured hopes that the compromise version could pass, but Trump's backing would be crucial. McHenry tells reporters Republicans won't "take on immigration without the support and endorsement of President Trump". Sessions spoke at Parkview Field at 1:15 p.m.in Fort Wayne. One distraught father took his own life after he and his children were separated and jailed.

Author: 0 President Trump's Family Separation Policy Is Dividing Republicans

Contrary to the president's public statements, no law requires families to necessarily be separated at the border. But a backlash is mounting, fuelled by reports of children being taken from mothers and distraught toddlers and young children asking, through tears, when they can see their parents.

Author: 0 Strong quake strikes Japanese city

The 6.1 magnitude quake did not trigger a tsunami warning and nuclear plants in the area are operating normally. Television images showed buildings swaying and burst pipes spewing water after the quake, which struck at the height of rush hour in the city of around two million people.

World News Tumwater shooting: Multiple people gunned down at Walmart in Washington state
Author: 0 Tumwater shooting: Multiple people gunned down at Walmart in Washington state

Police said they received several calls on Sunday reporting a man who allegedly opened fire inside a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington, and attempted to carjack a vehicle in the parking lot there, according to Seattle ABC affiliate KOMO. Police later determined that it was actually a carjacking, Wohl said. Kailani Bailey told the Tacoma News Tribune she was shopping inside the grocery section of the Walmart when a tall man in a T-shirt and jeans ran in and shoved people out of the way, ...

World News Federal Bureau of Investigation director vows to 'hold employees accountable' after watchdog report
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation director vows to 'hold employees accountable' after watchdog report

The report says the watchdog "did not find documentary or testimonial evidence " that political bias directly affected parts of the probe, it says Page and Strzok's conduct "cast a cloud over the entire FBI investigation". "The end result was wrong". The suggestion in certain Russia-related text messages in August 2016 that Strzok might be willing to take official action to impact presidential candidate Trump's electoral prospects caused us to question the earlier Midyear investigative ...

Author: 0 U.S. child migrants: Melania calls for end to Trump's separation policy

Mr Trump has blamed a law "Democrats gave us" for the policy, but it is unclear which law he is referring to. Though the policy has been enacted and touted by his own Administration, Trump has avoided publicly owning it and, instead, blamed Democrats for "forcing the breakup of families at the Border with their disgusting and cruel legislative agenda".

World News Strong natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan leaving people dead
Author: 0 Strong natural disaster hits Osaka in western Japan leaving people dead

NHK showed footage of firefighters tackling a blaze that ripped through a home north of Osaka city after the quake, and several broadcasters showed images of water gushing into the street from underground pipes. The agency originally put the quake's magnitude at 5.9 but later raised it to 6.1. The government confirmed 2 of the deaths. Passengers were seen exiting trains on the tracks between stations.

World News Italy Joins Trump in Resisting Canadian Trade
Author: 0 Italy Joins Trump in Resisting Canadian Trade

The tariffs are something the minister has called "absurd" and "illegal". Trudeau sought to focus attention on the G7 summit instead of engaging in a war of words with Trump. The Commission hopes EU leaders will sign the EU-Japan agreement and a trade pact with Singapore at a summit in Brussels in June so that both deals will come into force by the middle of 2019.

World News Melania at odds with Donald Trump's border policy
Author: 0 Melania at odds with Donald Trump's border policy

Ms. Collins said she doubted the Trump administration policy would be successful in curtailing illegal immigration . They have cited several "loopholes" in the law that they wish to close as a means to stop illegal immigration, and therefore remove the need for a zero-tolerance policy.

World News Powerful quake shakes Osaka, knocks out power, trains:The Asahi Shimbun
Author: 0 Powerful quake shakes Osaka, knocks out power, trains:The Asahi Shimbun

Water floods out from crack in the road, following an quake in Takatsuki, Osaka, Monday. Japanese disaster authorities say two people have been found without vital signs and 41 others injured by an quake in western Japan. Train and subway service including the bullet train have been suspended to check for damage to equipment. There were no reports of abnormalities at its nuclear plants in the region.

World News 5 dead as SUV being chased by police crashes in South Texas
Author: 0 5 dead as SUV being chased by police crashes in South Texas

Most of the occupants were believed to be living in the country without legal permission. According to the Associated Press , a fifth passenger died after arriving at the hospital. Boyd tells San Antonio television station WOAI a driver and one passenger are believed to be US citizens. Four people died at the scene, four were taken to San Antonio Medical Center for treatment, and six were taken to the Dimmit County Regional Medical Center, according to the department.

World News Giuliani: 'The President Is Not Going to Issue Pardons' in Russia Investigation
Author: 0 Giuliani: 'The President Is Not Going to Issue Pardons' in Russia Investigation

The case spun out of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election, but none of the accusations against Manafort have anything to do with the campaign. "In some respects, it dramatically supports his position. that the people who conducted the Hillary probe who were extreme partisan for Hillary and against Trump".

World News Monitor: Syria shelling on southern rebels kills at least six
Author: 0 Monitor: Syria shelling on southern rebels kills at least six

Assad made these remarks, while talking in an exclusive interview with Tehran based Arabic Al-AlamTV channel owned by state entity Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) on Wednesday. "If we feel in the course of cooperation, coordination or negotiations with the Iranians that we may need Iranian military bases, we will not hesitate (to ask Iran)", Assad explained.

Author: 0 3 confirmed dead in western Japan quake

Japanese authorities don't confirm death until after an examination at a hospital. The Japan Meteorological Agency says a quake with preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck Monday around 8 a.m. Television footage also showed a "shinkansen" bullet train stopped on the railway. The tremor caused power outages in some areas, suspending train operations during the morning commuting hours.

World News Almost 2,000 children separated from adults at border
Author: 0 Almost 2,000 children separated from adults at border

President Trump's administration has been under scrutiny in recent weeks after instituting a policy that separates immigrants coming to the county illegally from their children. During an appearance on Meet the Press earlier in the day, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway applied the same tactic. Sessions has repeatedly touted the policy and it's necessity in appearance around the country and in interviews .

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