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World May wins crucial Brexit bill vote in nail-biting finale
Author: 0 May wins crucial Brexit bill vote in nail-biting finale

Leading Conservative rebel Dominic Grieve denied he was trying to undermine the government or stop Brexit, but warned that if parliament rejected the final Brexit deal, there would be a crisis. However the statement to be issued on Thursday by Brexit Secretary David Davis will state explicitly that the parliamentary rule-book gives the Speaker the power to determine whether a motion is amendable or not.

World Trump directs Pentagon to create military Space Force
Author: 0 Trump directs Pentagon to create military Space Force

Decades ago, the military deemed space a critical war-fighting domain, creating the Colorado-based Air Force Space Command in 1982. In fact, most astronauts are plucked from one of the five current branches of the armed forces Also, the global positioning system (GPS) that we all rely on for navigation was created by the U.S.

World Child detainees from border join others sent to Oregon
Author: 0 Child detainees from border join others sent to Oregon

Trump's order came after a public outcry at home and globally over the policy, widely seen as inhumane. A Justice Department official was unable to clarify whether family separations would end immediately or when and how families now separated would be reunited.

World Suspect in XXXTentacion Shooting Taken into Custody
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Dedrick Williams , a 22-year-old resident of Pompano Beach , Florida , was arrested in connection with the murder of famed rapper XXXTentacion . Sheriff's deputies said Onfroy was ambushed by at least two people . The Broward County Sherriff's Office had offered a $3,000 (£2,200) reward for any information about the killing.

World Is Trump Actually Going to Do Anything About Family Separation?
Author: 0 Is Trump Actually Going to Do Anything About Family Separation?

One of the people familiar with Nielsen's thinking said she believes there is no certainty that Congress will act to fix the separation issue. Republicans said they were uncertain if either House measure would have enough votes to pass. "They really would like to have open borders where anybody in the world can just flow in, including the Middle East", said Trump . The Trump administration has triggered bipartisan backlash by implementing a zero-tolerance policy toward illegal border ...

World Donald Trump to sign executive order to keep immigrant families together
Author: 0 Donald Trump to sign executive order to keep immigrant families together

That will run up against a longstanding federal court decree that prohibits the government from holding children in detention for long periods - generally around 20 days. Catholic bishops who called the separation of children from their parents "contrary to our Catholic values". Speaker of the House Paul Ryan , R-Wis., left, walks with President Donald Trump as they head to a meeting of House Republicans to discuss a GOP immigration bill at the Capitol in Washington , Tuesday, June ...

World WTF??? Priest Slaps Crying Baby During A Baptism!
Author: 0 WTF??? Priest Slaps Crying Baby During A Baptism!

The priest attempts to yank baby closer before a bearded man pulls the child away. The horrified parents are at first anxious when the priest holds the baby in a vice-like grip to stop him from wailing. NAIJ.com gathers that at the start of the ceremony, the woman, believed to be the child's mother, was carrying the child while the priest began proceedings.

World Anti-US propaganda disappearing from North Korea
Author: 0 Anti-US propaganda disappearing from North Korea

A propaganda poster blaming USA and hostile countries' sanction is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ) in Pyongyang August 17, 2017. "That's not in your signed document; we agreed to that after the agreement was signed", Trump said June 12. He said it could be considered "almost treasonous".

World Donald Trump And Immigrant Girl Meet Face To Face On Time Cover
Author: 0 Donald Trump And Immigrant Girl Meet Face To Face On Time Cover

He said his order would not end the zero tolerance policy that criminally prosecutes all adults caught crossing the border illegally. The image was taken from a Getty photo of a two-year-old migrant girl who cried while her mother was being detained by US border patrol officials near McAllen, Texas.

World Donald Trump's China tariffs threaten North Korea denuclearization push
Author: 0 Donald Trump's China tariffs threaten North Korea denuclearization push

Trump told reporters after their June 12 summit that Kim had pledged to dismantle one of his missile installations, which would be North Korea's most concrete concession at the landmark meeting in Singapore. According to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency's website, North Korea has returned the remains of at least 3,200 Americans since the signing of the armistice suspending hostilities in 1953.

World Sara Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister's Wife, Is Charged With Fraud
Author: 0 Sara Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister's Wife, Is Charged With Fraud

Although the prime minister is not implicated in this case, the charges against his wife could have far-reaching consequences for his political standing and appear likely to damage his public image. There's no indication the allegations against the prime minister or his wife are having an impact on voters. The Israeli premier also faces several police investigations into corruption, but he has denied any wrongdoing and dismissed the accusations as a media witch hunt.

World Brexit: No 10 will not accept 'meaningful vote' amendment
Author: 0 Brexit: No 10 will not accept 'meaningful vote' amendment

It will mean a new cliffhanger when MPs vote on Wednesday to decide how much of a say the British Parliament should have on a Brexit deal. Asked if voting against the Government could bring it down, Mr Grieve told BBC1's Sunday Politics: "We could collapse the Government ".

World Who and what are behind Germany's govt crisis?
Author: 0 Who and what are behind Germany's govt crisis?

In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel , right, talks to Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, left, prior to the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin. president said German officials 'do not want to report these crimes'. "We're hoping to obtain a maximum of agreements on Tuesday, and in late June", a source in the French presidency told AFP.

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

He also said the company is not working on any projects with the United States government related to separating children from their families at the border. He said separating children was "unacceptable" adding it was "not the way we do things in Canada". The president had, for most part, struck a defiant note as he tried to use the plight of the children to force congress to pass a broader law enhancing border security, curbing family based immigration.

World ZTE's Hong Kong shares rise after clarification of United States bill impact
Author: 0 ZTE's Hong Kong shares rise after clarification of United States bill impact

It includes a provision that blocks the deal with ZTE and reinstates sanctions on the company, all in the name of national security. Last month, smartphone manufacturer accepted Donald Trump's get out of jail free card, when the USA president removed the trading ban imposed on the company as a personal favour to Chinese president Xi Jinping.

World USA exits United Nations rights body
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Indeed, its decision to fully withdraw appears to be a rebuke of the council, in that it withdraws the US's ability to take a front seat in important global issues. Rights groups have criticized the Trump administration for not making human rights a priority in its foreign policy. She added the USA will work with non-governmental groups that share US goals, "but not with ones who undermine them".

World Trump campaign manager says it's 'time to fire' Jeff Sessions
Author: 0 Trump campaign manager says it's 'time to fire' Jeff Sessions

Even if asylum seekers make it past Mexican entry points that are in some cases controlled by drug cartels, they arrive at American ports of entry only to find that they'll have to wait in Mexico along the violence-plagued border as U.S. In recent weeks, the federal government has separated thousands of asylum-seeking children from their parents, and reclassified the protective status of worldwide domestic violence survivors.

World Prince Louis' christening date confirmed by Prince William and Kate Middleton
Author: 0 Prince Louis' christening date confirmed by Prince William and Kate Middleton

Prince Louis of Cambridge's christening will take place on July 9, Kensington Palace has announced. It will take place at The Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London - the same place Prince George was also christened. The Queen , Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are set to attend. It will be the third time we get to see the two-month-old after mum Kate emerged with him from the Lindo Wing on April 23 , just hours after giving birth.

World Trump urges Republicans to fix family separation crisis - global
Author: 0 Trump urges Republicans to fix family separation crisis - global

Democrats said the images of children being held in cages in border facilities, some crying for their parents, would be a moment remembered in US history. Nielsen, the president and other officials have repeatedly said the only way to end the practice is for Congress to pass new legislation , though both Democrats and some Republicans have said the president could reverse it with a simple phone call.

World US, South Korea confirm suspending military drills
Author: 0 US, South Korea confirm suspending military drills

The Pentagon said Monday that planning has been halted on the August drill but no decisions have been made on any other military exercises with South Korea . A South Korean military expert pointed out that "North Korea is also relieved from the burden of deploying troops" by the suspension, and that it "effectively functions as financial aid to North Korea".

Author: 0 Illinois Republicans in Congress break from Trump over border children

Governors across the USA are now queuing up to say that they will not support the separations, with New York, Colorado and MA saying they will not provide troops to help secure the border - and Maryland recalling its soldiers. "Therefore, we refrain from public comment on immigration and many other topics, including other policies that impact families". There is no law mandating the separation of children and parents at the border.

World Former Trump aide Lewandowski mocks immigrant child with Down syndrome
Author: 0 Former Trump aide Lewandowski mocks immigrant child with Down syndrome

Corey Lewandowski dismissed the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border illegally. CNN previously reported that Department of Homeland Security officials said last week that the policy has caused the separation of at least 2,000 children from their parents.

World Four people wounded in Sweden shooting
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Officials said the crime appears to be linked to organized or gang crime, not terrorism. Witnesses told Swedish media that the men were shot as they left an internet cafe in the southeastern part of the southern Swedish city on Monday evening.

World A window into a US Border Patrol detention center
Author: 0 A window into a US Border Patrol detention center

The policy change was meant to deter unlawful crossings - and Sessions issued a warning last month to those entering the US illegally that their children "inevitably for a period of time might be in different conditions". In congressional testimony in May, Steven Wagner, acting assistant secretary for the Administration for Children and Families, told a Senate subcommittee that children have spent an average of 57 days in custody during fiscal year 2018.

World Canada Passes Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use
Author: 0 Canada Passes Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use

MPs spent a portion of Monday and last week debating the Senate's amendments before 205 of them voted today in favour of rejecting 13 of the proposed changes. Marijuana will not be sold in the same location as alcohol or tobacco. ABC reported that the most controversial aspect of the process has been setting the minimum age for use at 18 or 19, depending on the province - lower than in U.S.

World Jammu and Kashmir government falls as BJP quits alliance with PDP
Author: 0 Jammu and Kashmir government falls as BJP quits alliance with PDP

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti told reporters that her party believes in reconciliation while the BJP insisted on following "muscular policies" which can not bring peace to Kashmir. "She began her press conference by raising Article 370, under which the state enjoys a special status, and said ".we have safeguarded Article 370 and 35-A (of the Constitution) and we will continue to do that".

World U.S. to Withdraw From United Nations Human Rights Council
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley are scheduled to announce the withdrawal at 5 p.m EST, reported The Hill. United Nations rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said on Monday "the thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable ".

World Sessions: Comparing Family Separations To Nazi Germany Is 'Real Exaggeration'
Author: 0 Sessions: Comparing Family Separations To Nazi Germany Is 'Real Exaggeration'

Customs & Border Protection agents (CBP) at ports of entry and turned away illegally could number in the thousands. "And even in those far more serious cases, decisions involving the separation of children from their parents were made with extraordinary caution, and only after an evaluation of the specific circumstances of a particular case", the letter said .

World Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game
Author: 0 Buzz kill: Gnats swarm players during Tunisia v England game

Live coverage begins at 12.15pm on BBC One , and as ever the broadcast will be anchored by former England striker and 1986 World Cup Golden Boot victor Gary Lineker . Rashford is the one with the potential as Southgate's alternative option. Sterling is proving to be a puzzle for Southgate, though. He left them in 2014 to join Hull City in the Premier League and has not looked back since.

World Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China
Author: 0 Trump threatens additional $200bn in tariffs on China

Security guards walk in front of containers at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China on April 24, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. China and the United States traded goods and services worth over $650 billion in 2016. The US announced plans for tariffs this spring, after an investigation into China's intellectual property practices.

World Woman injures two people in SE France
Author: 0 Woman injures two people in SE France

The radio station reported that Toulon prosecutor Bernard Marchal said the attacker has been detained. The 24-year-old attacker is known to police for a history of violent crimes, according to BFMTV , but allegedly not to the intelligence services.

World U.S. Expected to Withdraw From UN’s Human Rights Council
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley are scheduled to announce the withdrawal at 5 p.m EST, reported The Hill. In a speech to the council previous year, Haley called out the body for what she said was its "relentless, pathological campaign" against Israel. "But with US leadership, the attention Israel brought has dropped significantly".

World Whistleblower Releases Audio of Crying Kids at Border Facility: The Rundown
Author: 0 Whistleblower Releases Audio of Crying Kids at Border Facility: The Rundown

Mr Trump plans to meet with House Republicans on Tuesday to discuss pending immigration legislation amid an election-season debate over an issue that helped vault the NY real estate mogul into the Oval Office in 2016. The compromise bill shifts away from the nation's longtime preference for family immigration to a new system that prioritizes entry based on merits and skills.

World Stephen Colbert slams Jeff Sessions for citing Bible in border policy
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert slams Jeff Sessions for citing Bible in border policy

Those requirements include that children can not be held in detention with their parents, and so they have been separated by border agents under the new policy. It's one way or the other, and I think the situation is pretty clear", Sessions said . It contained a provision to prevent children and parents from being separated at the border, allowing for them to be detained together.

World 42 migrants saved by US Navy to Italy (3) - English
Author: 0 42 migrants saved by US Navy to Italy (3) - English

Spain's president announced Monday that he would accept the rescue ship on humanitarian grounds. Applause could be heard coming from the ship as it docked. Sanchez pointed to the election successes of anti-migrant arguments in several countries, including in Italy and Austria where the extreme right has gained power.

World Michelle Obama joins Laura Bush in denouncing border family separation practices
Author: 0 Michelle Obama joins Laura Bush in denouncing border family separation practices

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a member of the Freedom Caucus, said he's skeptical that even a full-throated endorsement from Trump will be enough to get the compromise bill through the House. "There was some child separation and some pushback by immigrant advocacy groups around that, but the numbers were quite limited". She says, "I promise I'll behave, but please get me out of here".

World US, South Korea suspend upcoming military exercises
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The report suggests that during the meeting with Xi and Chinese officials, Kim will discuss the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula , and potential negotiating strategies he might adopt in meeting with the U.S. Picture taken through a window. China has welcomed the warming of ties between Washington and Pyongyang . "Through close discussions with the United States, [the two countries] made a decision to suspend all of the planned activities regarding Freedom Guardian military ...

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

It includes more than 36,000 personnel around the world that provide space and cyber capabilities for the Defence Department. Which is an ambitious place to try to dominate. According to Space , Trump also suggested that perhaps the private sector would manage the first trip to Mars before NASA . Dubbing the new wing of America's fighting machine the " Space Force ", Trump merged the idea of reasserting US might in space exploration with that of carving out military dominance, as ...

World US Navy ship to hand 40 migrants over to Italy
Author: 0 US Navy ship to hand 40 migrants over to Italy

Oxfam said France should immediately stop and adequately sanction the "illegal practices of the French police at the French-Italian border", ensure the right to seek asylum for all foreign children in French territory and take care of them according to the provisions of national, European and other global laws.

World Separating Families Becomes Heated Issue For White House, Lawmakers
Author: 0 Separating Families Becomes Heated Issue For White House, Lawmakers

Former first lady Laura Bush wrote in a Washington Post op-ed on Sunday that the "zero-tolerance policy is cruel. I hate it. I hate to see separation of parents and children". The Mormon church said it is "deeply troubled" by the separation of families at the border and urged national leaders to find compassionate solutions.

World Democrats, Activists Rally Against Trump's Family Separation Policy
Author: 0 Democrats, Activists Rally Against Trump's Family Separation Policy

The top Republican on the House subcommittee responsible for funding the Department of Homeland Security demanded that the Trump administration end its forced separation of parents and children at the USA border, going further than many of his congressional colleagues in his demands.

World Won't sign 'moderate' immigration bill in GOP setback
Author: 0 Won't sign 'moderate' immigration bill in GOP setback

House Speaker Paul Ryan has said that Trump backs the emerging immigration compromise between the party's battling conservative and moderate wings. Those remarks prompted hours of confusion on Capitol Hill, as GOP leaders indicated they were reticent to move forward with votes unless the bills had Trump's blessing.

World Eight people injured after taxi hits crowds in Moscow
Author: 0 Eight people injured after taxi hits crowds in Moscow

Moscow police are now investigating the suspect who said he had been driving for 20 hours before the collision. One official told the news site that seven of the injured are in a satisfactory condition while another is in a moderate condition.

World 17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club
Author: 0 17 killed in stampede after brawl at crowded Caracas club

Image shows the exterior of the Los Cotorros club in the middle-class Caracas neighbourhood where 17 people died after a tear gas canister was detonated during a brawl setting off a stampede on June 16, 2018 in Caracas , Venezuela . Seven people have been arrested and authorities are investigating. The interior ministry ordered the nightclub to be shut down and is coordinating with the public ministry to carry out the necessary investigations.

Author: 0 Iraqi force says United States strike killed fighters in east Syria

Israel, alarmed about the clout of arch enemies Iran and Hezbollah, has pressed Russia, Assad's other key ally, to make sure Tehran does not entrench its military sway in Syria. or coalition forces in that area", it told AFP by email. It said several people were killed and wounded but did not give a specific number or their nationalities.

World Dem: Trump space force would 'rip the Air Force apart'
Author: 0 Dem: Trump space force would 'rip the Air Force apart'

A space force is created to ensure friendly use of space and conduct of outer space operations, care after military training missions and space warfare or any combat that may occur in space. "It is going to be something, so important". It also sets up new guidelines for satellite design and operation, to avoid collisions and spacecraft break-ups.

World Ahead of Macron meeting, Merkel insists migration needs 'European answer'
Author: 0 Ahead of Macron meeting, Merkel insists migration needs 'European answer'

The Bild newspaper reported that they would approve plans for Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, the longtime party leader, to seal the borders to previously registered migrants, but would leave it to him to decide on the timing. But the chancellor contradicted her ally on steps that should be taken in Germany, saying that " there will be no automatism " in rejecting asylum seekers following European Union negotiations.