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World News British-Irish Council Brexit talks in Guernsey
Author: 0 British-Irish Council Brexit talks in Guernsey

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. That position was backed by Juncker, who said the support of European Union members for Ireland's Brexit position will not change, agreeing that major steps needed to be taken by Britain in the talks and that there was not much time left.

World News Trump says North Korea still 'extraordinary threat'
Author: 0 Trump says North Korea still 'extraordinary threat'

US and South Korean forces have been training together for years, and routinely rehearse everything from beach landings to an invasion from the North, or even "decapitation" strikes targeting the North Korean regime. President Donald Trump has extended a decade-long state of national emergency over the threat posed to the United States by North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

World News Several people killed in explosion at a rally for new Ethiopian PM
Author: 0 Several people killed in explosion at a rally for new Ethiopian PM

Footage shows the prime minister, who was wearing a yellow T-shirt with Nelson Mandela and the African continent on it, standing up and looking in the direction of the sound before being ushered away by security guards. Abiy had addressed the crowd in Addis Ababa's Meskel Square as supporters wore clothes displaying his image and carried signs saying "One Love, One Ethiopia".

World News President Donald Trump Duluth Rally Video
Author: 0 President Donald Trump Duluth Rally Video

He touted the economy, blamed Democrats for having weak positions on immigration and touted the results of his summit last week with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. "We meet a lot of great people here". I'm smarter than they are. After the disruption, Trump spoke about immigration issues in the United States - which he blamed on the democrats and the media .

World News Parted At US Border By Donald Trump's Policy, Migrants Seek Their Children
Author: 0 Parted At US Border By Donald Trump's Policy, Migrants Seek Their Children

In a series of tweets, Trump said, "Dems are just playing games, have no intention of doing anything to solve this decades-old problem". We can pass great legislation after the. A senior Trump administration official said that about 500 of them have been reunited since May. "We can not allow our country to be overrun by illegal immigrants, " he tweeted.

Author: 0 Uber driver was watching Hulu when self-driving auto killed pedestrian

The police report suggests the car's driver was streaming an episode of talent show The Voice rather than monitoring the car's progress. Vasquez looked up just 0.5 seconds before the crash , after keeping her head down for 5.3 seconds, the Tempe Police report said.

World News Trump orders halt to his family separation rule
Author: 0 Trump orders halt to his family separation rule

Trump announced his intent to sign the order at the White House earlier in the day, but reiterated his hardline stance on immigration and border security. It does not end the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy. As children can not legally be jailed with their parents, they are kept in separate facilities.

World News Britain's May looks set for Brexit victory in parliament
Author: 0 Britain's May looks set for Brexit victory in parliament

Six Tory MPs - Ken Clarke, Anna Soubry, Sarah Wollaston, Heidi Allen, Antoinette Sandbach and Phillip Lee - rebelled while four Labour MPs backed the government and six other Labour MPs abstained, as did Kelvin Hopkins, who sits as an independent after having the whip withdrawn.

World News Pentagon Agrees to Provide Space for 20,000 Migrant Children
Author: 0 Pentagon Agrees to Provide Space for 20,000 Migrant Children

In Washington , activists stood next to a table occupied by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjien Nielsen in a Mexican restaurant, voicing criticism of the administration's policy, according to video obtained by Reuters. In a speech to a business group earlier Tuesday, Trump said he wanted to see legislation deal with family separation, which, he said, "We don't want".

World News Rough reception awaits Donald Trump as meeting with Queen announced
Author: 0 Rough reception awaits Donald Trump as meeting with Queen announced

She also hinted that a direct discussion of the policy would come during Trump's visit to the UK. "The pictures of children being held in what appear to be cages are deeply disturbing ", she told members of Parliament. The Conservative Party leader told parliament that images of children in cages were disturbing and that the United Kingdom did not approve of separating migrant families.

World News Trump signing directive to clean up space junk
Author: 0 Trump signing directive to clean up space junk

If the purported "Space Force" plan comes to reality, it would become the sixth branch of the American military. Trump noted that the creation of "Space troops" will be held under the supervision of the head of the joint chiefs Joseph Dunford.

World News President Donald Trump signs order to halt migrant family separations
Author: 0 President Donald Trump signs order to halt migrant family separations

Trump said of congressional Democrats. The order specifies that migrants entering the United States with children will not be kept together if there's a fear for the child's welfare. Democrats welcomed Trump's apparent change of course but said he had only himself to blame. Assessments for possible detention facilities at military bases have already been done in Texas and another is expected in Arkansas on Thursday.

World News Justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts
Author: 0 Justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts

A seven-justice majority noted that a failure to demonstrate standing usually results in a dismissal. "It is a case about group political interests, not individual legal rights", Roberts wrote . But the Supreme Court opted not to address the tougher question concerning the constitutionality of gerrymandering for political gain, instead sending the matter back to the district court in Maryland to rule on it.

World News Members of Jeff Sessions' church just charged him with violating church rules
Author: 0 Members of Jeff Sessions' church just charged him with violating church rules

But the United Methodist church does have a process for a trial and potential expulsion. A copy of the charges was forwarded to Sessions' home church in Alabama. But now even Sessions' own church has come out denouncing him. The group accuses Sessions, a fellow United Methodist, of violating Paragraph 270.3 of the denomination's Book of Discipline .

World News Likening US policy on migrant children to Nazis an 'exaggeration': attorney general
Author: 0 Likening US policy on migrant children to Nazis an 'exaggeration': attorney general

It's believed that the Nazis did not have a plan for the systematic annihilation of the Jews until 1941. Sessions' zero-tolerance policy of illegal border crossings and the decision to treat those crossings as criminal offenses has separated at least 2,000 children from their parents since April, and the White House has declined so far to stop separating minors and their parents.

World News Arrest made in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion
Author: 0 Arrest made in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

It's unclear if Williams targeted X or was merely trying to rob him of cash after the rapper stopped by a motorsports store with an intent to make a purchase on a bike. TMZ reported police are looking for an additional two suspects. An attorney for Williams isn't listed on jail records. He was facing domestic violence charges.

World News North and South Korea set to make big joint announcement
Author: 0 North and South Korea set to make big joint announcement

According to my South Korean sources, Trump's decision to halt the military exercise not only has taken the Japanese and South Korean governments by surprise, but is also said to have caught the US State Department and the Pentagon totally off guard as well.

World News There were 3 million more refugees a year ago, according to UN
Author: 0 There were 3 million more refugees a year ago, according to UN

That's according to a new report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) which found, among other things, one person on average is driven from their home every two seconds. "No one becomes a refugee by choice; but the rest of us can have a choice about how we help". Afghanistan is the source of the second-largest refugee population globally with 2.6 million people having fled by the end of 2017, the UNHCR report stated.

World News Damascus condemns US, Turkish 'incursion' in Manbij
Author: 0 Damascus condemns US, Turkish 'incursion' in Manbij

The leader of the FSA-allied Manbij Military Council, Adnan Abu Faysal, said on Tuesday 18 June that his group had been officially informed of the beginning of joint patrols focusing on the area's frontlines. Syria strongly condemned the presence of the Turkish and US forces in Syria's northern city of Manbij, state news agency SANA reported Tuesday. Earlier this month, Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Muallem criticised the roadmap, saying "neither the United States nor Turkey has the right ...

Author: 0 Trump reverses family separation policy after tech, political backlash

Trump told members of Congress that first lady Melania Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump urged him to reverse course, faced with the images and sounds of crying children locked behind metal fencing. It was unclear which bases would be used. Trump wore a different pale yellow jacket when the plane landed in McAllen, Texas , for a visit to the Upbring New Hope Children's Center.

World News Rebels shell village in central Yemen, killing 8 civilians
Author: 0 Rebels shell village in central Yemen, killing 8 civilians

Abuzaraa al-Mahrabi, a commander for the Army loyal to the internationally-backed Yemeni government said that Houthi insurgents had relinquished control of the airport and fled north back into Hudaydah city. Griffiths arrived in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on Saturday and is expected to leave on Tuesday, according to a Houthi official. Emirati troops, along with irregular and loyalist forces in Yemen, have been fighting against Shiite rebels known as Houthis for Hodeida since Wednesday.

World News South Korea wants railroad link to Russian Federation through North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea wants railroad link to Russian Federation through North Korea

President Donald Trump last week, as Washington and Seoul agreed to suspend a major joint military exercise . Amid fears the summit would weaken the global coalition against the North's nuclear programme, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed after the meeting that sanctions would remain in place until North Korea's complete denuclearisation.

Author: 0 Trump reverses on family separations

He had tried to blame Democrats for the separations policy and force them into concessions, including funding for a wall he wants to build along the border with Mexico. Trump's executive order calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to request to modify the Flores settlement . However, he added, there will be an "implementation phase that follows".

World News Murder suspect arrested in investigation into death of rapper XXXTentacion
Author: 0 Murder suspect arrested in investigation into death of rapper XXXTentacion

XXXtentacion's attorney said Tuesday that investigators told him the shooting was a botched robbery and that XXXTentacion had withdrawn money from a bank to buy a motorcycle. "More details will be released later today". "I've seen him riding them 4-wheelers", Slappy said. XXXTentacion , who sported dreadlocks and facial tattoos, was a rising star.

Author: 0 Child separations: what does Trump's order actually mean?

He said his order would not end the "zero-tolerance" policy that criminally prosecutes all adults caught crossing the border illegally. Experts have said such separation from parents can cause permanent emotional damage. One White House official said Mrs. Trump had been making her opinion known to the president for some time that she felt he needed to do all he could to help families stay together, whether by working with Congress or acting on his own.

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