• Haley blasts rights groups for undermining US
Haley blasts rights groups for undermining US

Slovenian ambassador Vojislav Suc, who now holds the council's rotating presidency and has been pushing a faltering reform drive, described the Geneva-based chamber as the best place to trigger action on unsafe rights crises. Since January 2017, it has announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, left the United Nations educational and c...

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  • Tropical Storm Carlotta pounds Mexico's coast - Latest forecast, path, track today
Tropical Storm Carlotta pounds Mexico's coast - Latest forecast, path, track today

Our in house model is showing most areas receiving less than a half inch of rain, and the GFS (American) model is showing some areas in the 1 to 1.5 inch range south of I-20. The area of low pressure continues to spin off the coast of Corpus Christi. Heavy rainfall is likely for southern and coastal Texas and parts of coastal Louisiana through at...

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  • Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents
Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents

But Republicans said they were uncertain if either measure would have enough support to be approved. USA public opinion appears divided along partisan lines on the family separations, with two-thirds of all voters opposed, but 55 percent of Republicans supporting the policy, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll.

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  • Stephen Miller plots even harsher immigration crackdown
Stephen Miller plots even harsher immigration crackdown

On Monday's episode, host Michael Barbaro teased that they were going to have Miller on Tuesday to explain President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. Miller is considering tightening the rules for student and temporary worker visas, restricting immigration benefits for welfare recipients, and collecting bio-metric data of vis...

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  • House GOP gets little direction from Trump on immigration
House GOP gets little direction from Trump on immigration

That petition drive was nearly successful, falling only two signatures short. Thousands of parents and children, mostly from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, have been caught crossing the U.S. She says "please, please let our children go to their families". In case you haven't been watching the news or following any social media timeline...

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  • Rep. Meadows Names Trump-Hating Agents the FBI Refuses to Identify
Rep. Meadows Names Trump-Hating Agents the FBI Refuses to Identify

According to Ms. Jarrett, Mr. Strzok was still employed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation though he had been "demoted" to a desk job in Human Resources since being dismissed from Robert Mueller's special-counsel team. "The OIG's Cyber Investigations Office recovered this text message, along with others, in May 2018 through forensic analy...

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  • Israeli strikes on Gaza, rockets from Strip
Israeli strikes on Gaza, rockets from Strip

The wounded caseload from the seven weeks of protest had surpassed that of the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas . The Israeli military has fired warning shots from the air and destroyed property belonging to the kite launchers. Around two million people live in Gaza, a lot of them the stateless descendants of refugees from what is now claimed...

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  • Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep Migrant Families Together
Sen. Ted Cruz Announces Bill Meant To Keep Migrant Families Together

The revised provision would also give Department of Homeland Security the authority to use seven billion dollars in border technology funding to pay for family detention centres, said the source. U.S. public opinion appears divided along partisan lines on the family separations, with two-thirds of all voters opposed, but 55 percent of Republica...

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  • United Kingdom legislator who blocked 'upskirting' law says he favors it
United Kingdom legislator who blocked 'upskirting' law says he favors it

Only one MP needed to shout "object" at the proposed law's second reading in the Commons to block its progress. But Mrs May sought to soothe tensions in the wake of his actions, telling BBC One's Andrew Marr Show: "That Bill was blocked, we're going to take the Bill that was blocked, the legislation that was blocked, and we're going to put it...

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  • Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian figure
Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian figure

In letters to House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes obtained by CNN , lawyers for Caputo and Stone say Caputo arranged a meeting between Stone and the Russian man who called himself Henry Greenberg. According to the Washington Post , Greenberg wanted $2 million for the information. Schiff said he had similar concerns about Caputo's t...

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  • Yemeni forces: Hudaydah airport has not fallen
Yemeni forces: Hudaydah airport has not fallen

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source , the UAE's news agency and local residents said. "We have been stuck in our houses for five days because we are afraid of going out due to the fighting". "Hode...

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  • Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire
Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket and mortar fire

The Israeli military said 30 rockets and mortar shells were fired at Israeli territory and said its Iron Dome anti-missile shield intercepted seven rockets. Palestinians are demanding the right to return to the homes their families fled or were expelled from during the 1948 war surrounding the creation of Israel.

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  • Trump Repeats False Claim on Dems, Family Separation
Trump Repeats False Claim on Dems, Family Separation

The images are striking: More than 2,000 children, separated from their parents and housed in cages, camps and a former Walmart. The president huddled with House Republicans Tuesday afternoon . "(President Donald Trump ) could pick up the phone and stop the separation of families seeking refuge in the US. At yesterday's press briefing (...

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  • Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in
Van kills one at Dutch music festival, driver turns himself in

Bruno Mars was the headline act that closed the three-day concert on Sunday night, hours before the incident took place. It was still unclear whether there was a motive behind the crash, which happened near a camp site, or whether it was a hit-and-run accident.

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  • Shunned by Italy, migrants at sea begin arriving in Spain
Shunned by Italy, migrants at sea begin arriving in Spain

The Italian coast guard vessel Dattilo was the first of the three boats bearing the 630 migrants to touch land just before 7 a.m. Sunday. The migrants, a lot of them from Africa, were welcomed by a team of more than 2,000 people, including 470 translators and 1,000 Red Cross volunteers who distributed basic items such as blankets, clothes and h...

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  • Taliban enter Afghan capital to mark Eid ceasefire, hugs and selfies elsewhere
Taliban enter Afghan capital to mark Eid ceasefire, hugs and selfies elsewhere

The militants have said they will resume their fight against the government and the USA occupation, now that the 3-day ceasefire has ended. Daesh claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed at least 26 people. The government says it will continue a unilateral ceasefire for another 10 days, although security forces can defend themse...

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  • Maddow breaks down on-air while describing 'tender age' migrant shelters
Maddow breaks down on-air while describing 'tender age' migrant shelters

She stopped again. "I think I'm going to have to hand this off". Usually there is a bit of banter between the two anchors, but not this night. Later, Maddow took to Twitter to apologise for her emotional breakdown, writing: "Ugh, I'm sorry".

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  • South Korea says U.S. drills suspended to aid talks with North
South Korea says U.S. drills suspended to aid talks with North

The U.S. and South Korea regularly have held major joint exercises with South Korea. Yonhap said, however, that some joint training would continue. "South Korean military maneuvers", according to a North Korean source in Beijing. "There will be a point at which, when you're 20 per cent through (the denuclearisation process), that you (North Korea) ...

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  • Trump huddles with Republicans as backlash over family separations intensifies
Trump huddles with Republicans as backlash over family separations intensifies

Mr. Trump has drawn condemnation from across the political spectrum over the separation of children. The children are classified as unaccompanied minors, a legal term generally used for children who cross the border alone and have a possible sponsor in the USA willing to care for them.

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  • Dayton, Swanson challenge 'immoral' border separations of families
Dayton, Swanson challenge 'immoral' border separations of families

Asked if Mr. Trump would consider a stand-alone bill to fix the family separation issue - the president and administration have insisted a full overhaul of immigration that includes border wall funding is necessary - White House adviser Mercedes Schlapp said , "I think you know the president is meeting today with the House Conference".

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