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World Trump to reject immigration proposal protecting families separated at border
Author: 0 Trump to reject immigration proposal protecting families separated at border

The conservative measure is virtually certain to be rejected due to opposition and moderate Republicans and perhaps all Democrats. It is a truth universally acknowledged that President Donald J. "There's just not much of an appetite to cut legal immigration", Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration policy analyst with the libertarian Cato Institute said to The Fix earlier this week, calling it a fringe issue for "immigration restrictionists".

World Manafort Heads to Jail After Judge Criticizes Witness Tampering
Author: 0 Manafort Heads to Jail After Judge Criticizes Witness Tampering

Trump mentioned former campaign manager Paul Manafort , who's in court today on new witness tampering and conspiracy charges . The move by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson made Manafort the first Trump campaign official to be jailed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

World Read Elizabeth Warren’s statement on Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 Read Elizabeth Warren’s statement on Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un

Gardner, Colorado's junior senator and a Republican, is Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity. The announcement has provoked displeasure in Seoul, but it is music to the ear of the North Korean regime, which has managed to secure concessions from the U.S.

Author: 0 USA air strike targets Pakistan Taliban chief in Afghanistan

A spokesman for the United States forces in Afghanistan on Friday would only confirm that a "senior leader of a designated terror organisation" had been targeted in a drone strike in Afghanistan's Kunar province. He said: "This attack shows that there is now an inclination in U.S. policy towards Pakistan, which could further improve the security situation". Like many other Pakistani militants, Khorasani had crossed into Afghanistan after the Pakistani army launched a major military ...

World Maltese, Italian Foreign Affairs ministers vow 'coordinated' migration stance
Author: 0 Maltese, Italian Foreign Affairs ministers vow 'coordinated' migration stance

The migrants aboard the Aquarius , run by French NGO SOS Mediterranee, were stuck on the overloaded ship as Italy and Malta bickered over who should take them. In a statement, the sixth fleet said the US ship, the Trenton, was "coordinating" with authorities. Most of the migrants were fleeing persecution and war in countries such as Sudan, Eritrea, Syria and Afghanistan.

World Trump continues to praise himself for North Korea summit
Author: 0 Trump continues to praise himself for North Korea summit

Washington has described the drills as defensive in nature, but Pyongyang says they are a rehearsal for invasion and has long called for them to end. WHNT News 19 reached out to the president of the North Alabama Korean Association. A spokeswoman for USA military forces in Korea said it had not received any direction to cease joint military drills.

World Shujaat Bukhari: Police releases photos of suspected attackers
Author: 0 Shujaat Bukhari: Police releases photos of suspected attackers

The chief minister of the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir , Mehbooba Mufti, said on twitter that "terrorism has hit a new low with Shujaat's killing". Bukhari. It is an attempt to silence the saner voices of Kashmir. "They can silence us but not our thoughts". Bukhari worked for " The Hindu " as its Kashmir correspondent for several years before launching Rising Kashmir 10 years ago.

World DExEU denies Parliament will be given final say over Brexit deal
Author: 0 DExEU denies Parliament will be given final say over Brexit deal

Facing the prospect of losing a vote on a crucial amendment to the government's flagship Brexit legislation - which was created to empower parliament to vote down the final deal without risking a "no-deal" exit from the bloc - ministers intervened with a concession at the 11th hour even as MPs were wrapping up debate on the controversial measure.

World National Weather Service determining if tornado hit Wilkes-Barre
Author: 0 National Weather Service determining if tornado hit Wilkes-Barre

The National Weather Service said it would be in Wilkes-Barre Township on Thursday to survey the damage and determine whether it was a tornado or straight-line winds that caused the damage. There were reports of homes destroyed, trees and wires down near Bailey Corners Road in Franklin Township. Luzerne County Manager Dave Pedri described the damage to the area as "staggering", noting that the destruction occurred in the heart of one of the region's premier shopping districts, which ...

World The savage beauty of Hillary’s tweet on Comey’s email use
Author: 0 The savage beauty of Hillary’s tweet on Comey’s email use

The investigation expanded to touch on an array of politically sensitive decisions by officials including Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch . Inspector general Michael Horowitz will criticize Strzok's and Page's conduct in Thursday's report, according to The New York Times . In response, officials on the probe claimed that "the culture of mishandling classified information at the State Department" was so pervasive that it "made the quantity of potential sources of evidence ...

World Rangers close large chunks of public forest in West as wildfires
Author: 0 Rangers close large chunks of public forest in West as wildfires

Evacuations are in order for Wildernest and Mesa Cortina neighborhoods. Rangers have closed the entire San Juan National Forest in southern Colorado and Santa Fe National Forest in New Mexico near Santa Fe, along with popular areas in the Tonto, Apache-Sitgreaves, Coconino and Kaibab national forests in Arizona.

World No North Korea sanctions relief until complete denuclearisation, says Pompeo
Author: 0 No North Korea sanctions relief until complete denuclearisation, says Pompeo

On Wednesday North Korea's state-run media had reported that Donald Trump , the U.S. president, had discussed the lifting of sanctions with Kim Jong-un during their unprecedented six hour meeting in Singapore. "At the same time, we believe North Korea's reasonable security concerns should be resolved". He said the summit had marked a "turning point" in the relationship between the U.S.

World Navalny Freed, Says Moscow Prisons Fixed Up for World Cup Fans
Author: 0 Navalny Freed, Says Moscow Prisons Fixed Up for World Cup Fans

Cheryshev added a fourth with a superb finish before Golovin curled in a superb free-kick in injury time as President Vladimir Putin watched on in delight. "This great sports event is held in Russian Federation for the first time and we are genuinely happy about this", Putin said just before the game got underway.

World MPs reject EEA membership after Brexit in key vote — EU Withdrawal Bill
Author: 0 MPs reject EEA membership after Brexit in key vote — EU Withdrawal Bill

In my view, this raises the important principle of legitimacy. Dr Lee also called for another national ballot on Brexit . The government didn't lose a single vote yesterday out of 14. British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another day of Brexit compromise at Westminster. The fudge was put together by another former minister, Oliver Letwin.

World Robbie Williams makes vulgar gesture during World Cup opening ceremony performance
Author: 0 Robbie Williams makes vulgar gesture during World Cup opening ceremony performance

She is also victor of the 2013 Operalia competition (The annual worldwide World Opera Competition for young opera singers). Williams said opening the event to 80,000 fans and many millions all over the world was a boyhood dream, and added: "We'd like to invite football and music fans to party with us in Russian Federation, in the stadium, or to tune in their TVs a little earlier for an unforgettable show".

World Merkel coalition at risk as talks on refugee policy falter
Author: 0 Merkel coalition at risk as talks on refugee policy falter

While it fits in with the idea that asylum seekers should not " shop " for the country that gives it the best welcome and benefits, Merkel has feared that copycat laws would follow across Europe, as one country after another would close its borders to avoid becoming the receptacle for all of the continent's undocumented migrants.

World Comey 'broke norms but not biased' - agency watchdog report
Author: 0 Comey 'broke norms but not biased' - agency watchdog report

President Donald Trump is looking to the report to provide a fresh line of attack against two former top FBI officials, director James Comey and his deputy, Andrew McCabe , as he claims that a politically tainted bureau tried to undermine his campaign and, through the later Russian Federation investigation, his presidency.

World Paris police in 'hostage taking' standoff with armed man
Author: 0 Paris police in 'hostage taking' standoff with armed man

Further, the motive of the accused has also not been disclosed yet. One of the hostages is reportedly a pregnant woman, and another is "severely injured", according to a witness. Other press accounts said that the perpetrator was armed with a knife. "His demands were really vague and incoherent", said an interior ministry official.

World Kilauea has swallowed 600 homes in unprecedented eruption
Author: 0 Kilauea has swallowed 600 homes in unprecedented eruption

Scientists working with the US Geological Survey said that lava flow in Hawaii is still active and there's no way out find out when the eruption will end. The new land in Kapoho Bay is now owned by the state, but the peninsula won't look like the farmland that dominates that region of the Big Island anytime soon.

World Mike Pompeo warns North Korea sanctions will not be lifted before denuclearisation
Author: 0 Mike Pompeo warns North Korea sanctions will not be lifted before denuclearisation

But the details of what is sure to be a complex and contentious process have yet to be settled. Critics pointed to the lack of specifics in the agreement while questioning whether Trump gave up too much while securing too little in return during his several hours of talks with Kim in what was the first meeting between a sitting USA president and a North Korean leader.

World Saudi-led coalition forces begin assault on Yemen aid port
Author: 0 Saudi-led coalition forces begin assault on Yemen aid port

The United Nations says 22 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian aid, with 8.4 million on the verge of starvation - a figure that could rise to 10 million by the end of this year, For most , the port is the only route for food supplies.

World Canada looks to ride out Trump trade storm
Author: 0 Canada looks to ride out Trump trade storm

The backstabbing charge seems over the top, but the White House's contention is that Trudeau ought to have capped the G-7 summit by talking about Trump and the U.S. The Consul-General of Canada Phyllis Yaffee was in Harrisburg this week as part of an effort to work on trade between Canada and Pennsylvania. He then reminded his viewers about Trump's disastrous phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull where he , at first, raged about the refugee settlement agreement ...

World US Navy rescues migrants at sea off the coast of Libya
Author: 0 US Navy rescues migrants at sea off the coast of Libya

The French organization SOS Mediterranee said the ship was carrying 629 migrants picked up in the Mediterranean on Saturday, including 123 unaccompanied minors and seven pregnant women. By law, it would be hard for Italy to refuse the boat a safe haven, as its own coastguard coordinated the rescues, picking up more than 280 migrants in its own vessels before transferring them to the Aquarius to be taken to safety.

World France, Italy leaders meet Friday amid clash over migration
Author: 0 France, Italy leaders meet Friday amid clash over migration

Muscat highlighted however that Malta was willing to help avoid humanitarian crises. The Aquarius will now dock in Valencia, which is 800 miles from where the ship had been stranded. But he stressed that "the reason why Italy said it had closed ports is something we need to listen to". On Wednesday morning, an Italian coast guard vessel with 937 migrants aboard docked in Catania, Sicily, as the Aquarius headed into increasingly rough seas on its way to Valencia, where it is due to ...

World UN Assembly blames Israel for Gaza violence, but not Hamas
Author: 0 UN Assembly blames Israel for Gaza violence, but not Hamas

The Arab-drafted text deplores Israel's use of "excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force" against Palestinian civilians and calls for protection measures for Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank. We need protection for our civilian population. Israel says Hamas has used the protests as cover for attacks on the border fence. Clashes along Israel's border with Gaza have escalated significantly in recent months, following United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's ...

World FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays To Mark Eid-El-Fitr
Author: 0 FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays To Mark Eid-El-Fitr

Muslims believe, therefore, that they are commanded by Allah as mentioned in the Quran to continue their fast until the last day of Ramadan and pay the Zakat-al-Fitr (tithes or almsgiving) before offering as well as celebrating the Eid. Eid is also a day of celebration during which Muslims, in their best attires, offer gifts to friends and family. The date of Eid ul-Fitr typically varies from country to country , depending on whether the moon has been seen.

World Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'
Author: 0 Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

According to a Canada release, they make nearly 100 Billion Dollars in Trade with USA (guess they were bragging and got caught!). Mr Trudeau said he had reiterated to Mr Trump, who left the G7 meeting before it ended, that tariffs would harm industries and workers on both sides of the US-Canada border.

World Civilians Killed in Houthi Shelling of Saudi Arabia’s Jazan
Author: 0 Civilians Killed in Houthi Shelling of Saudi Arabia’s Jazan

Al-Maliki said residents have welcomed the advancing government forces through such gestures like removing sectarian graffiti from walls of liberated towns and cities in Saada as well as the port of Hodeidah. The ongoing violence has devastated Yemen's infrastructure, including water and sanitation systems, prompting the United Nations to describe the situation as one of "the worst humanitarian disasters in modern times".

World Kim expressed readiness at Trump summit to meet with Abe: Japanese official
Author: 0 Kim expressed readiness at Trump summit to meet with Abe: Japanese official

Sputnik: What do you make of the reaction by North Korea's neighbours to the summit with Shinzo Abe saying no concrete steps have been taken? -South Korean exercises appeared off-limits under the new guidance. "No longer - sleep well tonight!" "There are always concerns about President Trump and he's very erratic", Wit said. There were worries, especially in Tokyo and Seoul, which have huge USA military presences, about Trump agreeing to halt US military exercises with South Korea, which ...

World China suggests sanctions relief for N. Korea after U.S. summit
Author: 0 China suggests sanctions relief for N. Korea after U.S. summit

But the ministry was quick to raise India's concerns over the North Korea-Pakistan axis. "At least there was the minimum language that both sides were looking for" in the ensuing joint statement , he said-namely "denuclearization on the Korean peninsula and security" guarantees.

World Donald Trump 'optimistic' ahead of one-on-one talks with Kim Jong
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'optimistic' ahead of one-on-one talks with Kim Jong

The North has presented Kim's sudden diplomatic overtures to the country's neighbours and the United States as a logical next step and completion of his plan to develop a credible nuclear deterrent in response to what Pyongyang says is a policy of "nuclear blackmail" by Washington.

World Trump Meets Singapore's Lee Before Historic Kim Jong Un Summit
Author: 0 Trump Meets Singapore's Lee Before Historic Kim Jong Un Summit

Trump and Kim are staying in separate hotels in the famous Orchard Road area of Singapore , dotted with high-rise luxury apartment blocks, offices and glittering shopping malls. Trump and Kim planned to meet one-on-one for most of an hour- joined only by translators. The leaders are spending the night at hotels about a half-mile apart in the upscale shopping area in Tanglin.

World U.S. to offer ‘unique’ guarantees to North Korea
Author: 0 U.S. to offer ‘unique’ guarantees to North Korea

From there, according to the White House, the meeting will expand to include Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , Chief of Staff John Kelly and National Security Adviser John Bolton . Trump and Kim - both intent on making history - greeted each other early in the day with extended hands in front of a row of United States and North Korean flags, a previously unthinkable sight that reflects a new chapter in the two countries' acrimonious relationship.

World Congress Moving To Block Trump Deal With ZTE Over Iran Sanctions Violations
Author: 0 Congress Moving To Block Trump Deal With ZTE Over Iran Sanctions Violations

Shares in ZTE Corp. fell 42 percent Tuesday in Hong Kong on their first trading day after the Chinese telecoms equipment maker agreed to pay a $1 billion United States penalty to the USA government and replace its top managers. As part of the order, ZTE must identify in detail to the Commerce Department all Chinese government ownership and control of ZTE, including public and private shares.

World Three Californias? Measure to split state heads to November ballot
Author: 0 Three Californias? Measure to split state heads to November ballot

And in the far north region of California , some residents have pushed to form a new state with parts of southern OR, and wouldn't be keen on being lumped together with liberal San Francisco as envisioned by Draper's map. Present day California is the world's fifth biggest economy with a GSP (gross state product) of $2.75 trillion, according to data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, making it bigger than the United Kingdom economy.

World Cohen parting ways with lawyers as widening federal probe continues
Author: 0 Cohen parting ways with lawyers as widening federal probe continues

Cohen's lawyers had been scrambling to meet federal Judge Kimba Wood's Friday deadline to complete a review of over 3.7 million documents seized in the April 9 raids of Cohen's NY home, office and hotel room, the network reported . Cohen, in a text message to Sherman, told the reporter his "alleged source is wrong", but Sherman stood by the acount. Still, sources told ABC that the new developments with regard to Cohen are expected to hit the White House, family members, staffers and ...

Author: 0 Government avoids defeat on Brexit bill

But they face a revolt by pro-EU Tory MPs determined to retain as numerous changes as possible in the legislation. During an impassioned speech she pleaded for the government not to go "over the cliff" into a hard Brexit and warned MPs not to ignore the 48% of the United Kingdom who voted to remain.

World SC primary voters like Trump's tax cuts, medical marijuana
Author: 0 SC primary voters like Trump's tax cuts, medical marijuana

With 65 percent reporting, first-term state Rep. Katie Arrington is on the verge of unseating a S.C. political fixture for the past 25 years. Sanford told his supporters shortly before 11 p.m. Martha Roby , who blasted Trump after the " Access Hollywood " tape became public in 2016, is headed to a runoff to defend her seat. Throughout his political career, Sanford has played up his outsider credentials - both in the U.S.

Author: 0 Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower, captivating public

The UBS Plaza building is 25 stories tall. The story was picked up by Minnesota Public Radio and the raccoon's saga - with the hashtag " mprraccoon " went viral. Nelson reported it made it back to the 17th floor. The city's mayor, Melvin Carter, assured raccoon-watchers help was on the way. "Any other measures we think would endanger him".

World Macedonia to be called 'Republic of Northern Macedonia'
Author: 0 Macedonia to be called 'Republic of Northern Macedonia'

Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev hailed a "historic solution" today after Skopje and Athens resolved a longstanding row by agreeing to rename his country the Republic of North Macedonia . "This will set Skopje on its path to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership". "It will help to consolidate peace and stability across the wider Western Balkans", he said.

World Trump signs `comprehensive document' with Kim as summit ends
Author: 0 Trump signs `comprehensive document' with Kim as summit ends

Apparently, it's a thing to make your own Hollywood-style trailer for the dictator you are meeting at a historic summit if you are the president of the United States. Then they dined on beef short rib confit along with sweet and sour crispy pork. Trump appeared to be in a good spirits as he answered questions for nearly an hour following a day of meetings with Kim and other North Korean officials.

World Trump wins over Kim with a movie trailer … starring Trump and Kim
Author: 0 Trump wins over Kim with a movie trailer … starring Trump and Kim

Ex-GOP lawmaker David Jolly said Tuesday that no US president has ever hailed a dictator the way President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanford at risk in primary shadowed by Trump McConnell cements his standing in GOP history Ready for somebody? He instead suggested Trump's comment about suspending military exercises was "part of the negotiating".

World Kim Jong Un commits to ‘complete denuclearization’ after meeting with Trump
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un commits to ‘complete denuclearization’ after meeting with Trump

Ingraham did not expand further on her claim, but she did take to Twitter Tuesday morning to note the reactions of MSNBC hosts, interpreting their reactions to Trump's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a shock. "The Department of Defense continues to work with the White House, the interagency, and our allies and partners on the way forward following the [Trump/Kim] summit".

World Nevada Democrats Look for Sweep of Top State Offices
Author: 0 Nevada Democrats Look for Sweep of Top State Offices

Senate and House of Representatives , including two of the most competitive Senate races. In Nevada's 2nd Congressional District, an original Tea Party candidate is attempting to make a political comeback by unseating a sitting member of Congress.