• Backlash against border policy grows, but furor could help Trump in midterms
Backlash against border policy grows, but furor could help Trump in midterms

They're mocked by a Border Patrol agent. Governors from at least eight US states - including two Republicans - have said they will reverse their decision to send National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border over the separation policy.

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  • May: Parliament must not tie Government's hands in Brexit talks
May: Parliament must not tie Government's hands in Brexit talks

Peers voted 354 to 235 for an amendment to the bill giving MPs a " meaningful vote " on the final Brexit deal. The vote kicks the controversial issue back to the Commons in a further round of parliamentary "ping pong" with MPs expected to debate it on Wednesday.

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  • Corey Lewandowski Mocks Story of Girl with Down Syndrome Separated from Mother
Corey Lewandowski Mocks Story of Girl with Down Syndrome Separated from Mother

To which Lewandowski said: "Womp, womp". When Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas discussed a story about the girl with Down syndrome who had been taken away from her mother at the border, Lewandowski interrupted saying: "Womp, womp". According to the Washington Post , the girl in question was sent to a Texas shelter even though Mexican authori...

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  • Asaduddin Owaisi faults BJP for mess in in Jammu and Kashmir
Asaduddin Owaisi faults BJP for mess in in Jammu and Kashmir

However, sections of security forces and also senior Army commanders were against extending Ramzan ceasefire and even eager not only to resume but also bump up anti-militant and anti-terror operations across the Kashmir Valley at earliest. After that meeting, speculation was rife that Sena had softened its stand on its future alliance with the BJP....

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  • Around 100,000 Chinese to attend 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation
Around 100,000 Chinese to attend 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

Around 100,000 Chinese could attend matches at the Russian Federation for the 2018 World Cup , according to figures for ticket sales and factoring in allocations to Chinese companies and FIFA partners. 'I'm not here to comment the game. His arrival in Moscow was Blatter's first public appearance outside his native Switzerland since July 2015...

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  • The Rising Cost of Trump’s Tariffs
The Rising Cost of Trump’s Tariffs

USA soybean futures plunged 1.5 percent to a one-year low on concerns that an escalating trade fight with China will threaten shipments to the biggest buyer of the oilseed, traders said. Chinese regulators are also considering a tariff rise on an additional 114 products including medical equipment and energy products, the finance ministry said.

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  • Palestinians injured in Israeli airstrike
Palestinians injured in Israeli airstrike

Israeli Army spokesman Avichay Adraee said the raid 'comes as a response to the continuation of the launching of burning kites and balloons [by Palestinian activists] toward Israeli land. Thousands of acres of farmland and nature reserves have been destroyed by blazes. Cabinet Minister Naftali Bennett compared the kites to rockets, and said the r...

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  • Trump Asks For $200 Billion More In Tariffs To Impose On China
Trump Asks For $200 Billion More In Tariffs To Impose On China

In a forcefully worded statement , it said Beijing is ready to "defend the interests of the Chinese people and enterprises". "If the USA loses its senses and publishes such a list, China will have to take comprehensive quantitative and qualitative measures and retaliate forcefully", it said.

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  • Dreamworld ride had other 'incidents'
Dreamworld ride had other 'incidents'

She told the inquest a large pump on the Thunder River Rapids ride had failed at both 11:50am and 1:09pm without any incidents. "It is a confusing control panel, and that has been raised by the auditors", Det Sgt Brown said. The inquest heard that the ride had broken down twice that day, but was repaired and reset. Dreamworld suffered steep fal...

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  • Texas deputy arrested on allegation of child sexual assault
Texas deputy arrested on allegation of child sexual assault

Authorities arrested detention officer Jose Nunez, a 10-year-veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, early Sunday while he was off duty. According to Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar, the abuse is believed to have taken place over several months, or even a couple of years.

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  • Senate votes to legalize pot
Senate votes to legalize pot

The government is accepting most, but not all, of the Senate's over 40 proposed amendments to Bill C-45. Ms Petitpas said the government would follow its expert panel's recommendation to allow for the growth of up to four pot plants for personal use in households: "It is already possible for Canadians to grow cannabis for medical purposes and we ...

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  • Supreme Court declines to weigh in on partisan gerrymandering
Supreme Court declines to weigh in on partisan gerrymandering

Unfortunately, the high court continues to step away from creative solutions to systemic problems. The Supreme Court said that the plaintiffs in Wisconsin had failed to prove that they have the right to sue on a statewide basis, rather than challenge individual districts.

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  • President Trump doubles down on immigration amid backlash
President Trump doubles down on immigration amid backlash

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III , a Brookline Democrat who attended a rally on the U.S. -Mexico border over Father's Day weekend, meanwhile, spoke out against the Trump administration's policy during a Tuesday morning event at the Edward M.

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  • Dead As SUV Being Chased Crashes In South Texas
Dead As SUV Being Chased Crashes In South Texas

She said the government has high standards for detention centres and the children are well cared for, stressing that Congress needs to plug loopholes in the law so families can stay together. The visiting group of Democrats included Merkley and Sen. Any child who is with the adult is put into the custody of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlemen...

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  • UK changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil
UK changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil

Ms Caldwell credits the oil with keeping her sick son's seizures at bay, saying he was seizure-free for more than 300 days while on the medication. It contains a substance called Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is believed to help treat a number of illnesses.

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  • 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation
'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker cited the administration's "cruel and inhuman" policy separating children from their parents in reversing a decision to send a National Guard helicopter from his state to the Mexican border. In the face of criticism, which on Sunday included protests at immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas and a ...

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  • Donald Trump: US envoy confirms UN Human Rights Council withdrawal
Donald Trump: US envoy confirms UN Human Rights Council withdrawal

Mrs Haley said at the time that the United States did not want to leave the council, but would do so if it did not make changes . No country has ever dropped out voluntarily. The body has a permanent standing agenda item on suspected violations committed by Israel in the occupied Palestinian territories that Washington wanted removed.

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  • Mexico calls migrant children separation 'inhumane', urges rethink
Mexico calls migrant children separation 'inhumane', urges rethink

The Mexican government is condemning the separation of children from families on the US border. Videgaray is referring to the current Zero Tolerance policy that calls for the prosecution of all illegal immigration cases, including misdemeanors.

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  • Macedonian police detain 25 after clashes in name protest
Macedonian police detain 25 after clashes in name protest

Zaev said the deal had "turned an enemy into a friend". M - Since its independence in 1991, the Republic of Macedonia has been fighting with neighboring Greece over the country's name, ABC News reported. Nimetz spent the last 24 years trying to mediate between Greece and Macedonia, first as an envoy of U.S. President Bill Clinton and then repre...

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  • Protesters clash with police amid Macedonia name row
Protesters clash with police amid Macedonia name row

Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov stressed the importance of the name deal, which would pave the way for the country to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union . Scuffles broke out and police used stun grenades and tear gas to prevent them from entering the building. Speaking at the ceremony, Tsipras described th...

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