• US Judge Orders Reuniting of Separated Families in 30 Days
US Judge Orders Reuniting of Separated Families in 30 Days

Trump's executive order to halt the child-separation practice seeks to detain families together indefinitely instead. Amid an global outcry, Trump last week issued an executive order to stop the separation of families and said parents and children will instead be detained together.

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  • Almost 600 Arrested in DC Amid Protests of 'Zero Tolerance' Immigration Policy
Almost 600 Arrested in DC Amid Protests of 'Zero Tolerance' Immigration Policy

Saturday's rallies are the latest in a series of protests against the Trump administration's immigration policies. It also isn't clear if families who are kept together will remain so or be separated after 20 days due to an existing court order.

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  • Focus on coming Supreme Court nomination turns to Murkowski, Collins
Focus on coming Supreme Court nomination turns to Murkowski, Collins

Trump did not identify the finalists for the slot being vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy , and said he would interview "one or two" candidates during his weekend stay at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. Mike Lee, who is the one non-judge on the list. Many White House allies see Brett Kavanaugh as the favorite to replace Kennedy. ...

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  • Federal authorities dismantle portion of Portland ICE protest camp, make arrests
Federal authorities dismantle portion of Portland ICE protest camp, make arrests

Ocasio-Cortez is right". Agents, many dressed in riot gear, moved to clear the encampment at around 6am on Thursday, and tents and other items were seen in the middle of the street, a news report said . Attorney's Office in Oregon. "These radical protesters want ANARCHY - but the only response they will find from our government is LAW AND ORDE...

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  • Trump embraces ND Republican, turns rhetoric on Heitkamp
Trump embraces ND Republican, turns rhetoric on Heitkamp

But Trump's message was clear: North Dakota needs to send Cramer to the Senate because he will vote with the president all the time. Chuck Schumer and Rep. The president also mocked Democrats' talk of a "blue wave" in November that help their party take back the House, saying they "keep talking about this blue wave", but "their blue wave is reall...

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  • Pompeo: N. Korea understands scope of U.S. request for denuclearization
Pompeo: N. Korea understands scope of U.S. request for denuclearization

It was the first-ever summit meeting between the South and the North over more than ten years. "For the moment, we have reduced risk", Pompeo told the subcommittee. The North Korean leader committed to "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula in exchange for security guarantees from the US The details have yet to be worked out.

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  • Trump Discusses Supreme Court Vacancy, Chief of Staff
Trump Discusses Supreme Court Vacancy, Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump plans to interview candidates for the vacant Supreme Court seat this weekend in New Jersey, he told reporters aboard Air Force One on Friday. When asked about recently proposed changes to federal Title X family planning funds that help pay for reproductive healthcare for low-income women, more than half said they are ...

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  • Maryland newspaper shooting suspect barricaded the exit doors
Maryland newspaper shooting suspect barricaded the exit doors

Trump spoke shortly after a judge ordered the alleged shooter, Jarrod Ramos, to remain detained and held without bond as he faces murder charges after the Thursday afternoon shootings that left five people dead and two injured. "I don't know what I want right now but I'm gonna need more than a couple days of news coverage and thoughts and prayer...

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  • United States says Russia's return to fold 'inevitable' as summit looms
United States says Russia's return to fold 'inevitable' as summit looms

He said Moscow and Washington would announce the time and place of the summit on Thursday. The high official stated that issue had not been raised during his meeting with Putin. "He knows what he's looking to achieve". As for "the meaning of [this meeting] with respect to. anyone else that you mentioned, I think I'll just duck the question", Bo...

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  • Dem congresswoman among anti-Trump protesters arrested inside Capitol office building
Dem congresswoman among anti-Trump protesters arrested inside Capitol office building

After repeated calls from the police demanding that they leave the premises or face arrest, officers were forced to move in, detaining at least 575 activists for " unlawful demonstration ", AP reported . Jayapal, who was born in India, tweeted a video of herself in which she said she was proud to be arrested to protest Trump's zero-tolerance poli...

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  • Republican Immigration Reform Bill Fails in U.S. House
Republican Immigration Reform Bill Fails in U.S. House

The 121-301 failure of the compromise between moderate and conservative Republican factions continues months of a stalemate on the issue. A far-reaching Republican immigration bill is careening toward likely House rejection. The government has yet to reunite about 2,000 children with their parents, and those youngsters are now scattered acros...

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  • Five killed in 'targeted' attack on United States newspaper
Five killed in 'targeted' attack on United States newspaper

Police confirmed an active shooter at the address where the paper is located. "There was a fear that doing so would exacerbate an already flammable situation", Altomare said at a press conference. "His intent was to cause harm", Krampf said. The statement says Ramos then "attempted to hide himself under a desk" until police arrived and locate...

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  • USA envoy Nikki Haley meets Sushma Swaraj
USA envoy Nikki Haley meets Sushma Swaraj

Both women held a meeting where they discussed their strategic partnership and how to strengthen their ongoing cooperation at the United Nations. She met with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. "But, unlike India, China does not share our commitment to democracy, the rule of law, and fundamental freedoms". India, for its part, the...

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  • Sudanese Court Overturns Death Sentence of 19-year-old Noura
Sudanese Court Overturns Death Sentence of 19-year-old Noura

Her mother, Zainab Ahmed, told the BBC she was happy her daughter's life had been spared by the appeal court. Celebrities from model Naomi Campbell to actors Emma Watson and Mira Sorvino campaigned to rescue the teenager under the hashtag #JusticeForNoura , and nearly 1.5 million people signed an online petition for clemency.

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  • Nine dead, four injured in Lagos tanker accident
Nine dead, four injured in Lagos tanker accident

My vehicle has been consumed in the fire I am happy I am alive". "The response time to this particular incident was less than three minutes and if not for that, a whole lot of things would have really gone wrong", he said. The president expressed his deepest condolences to the government and people of Lagos on the tragedy. "We never wish for incide...

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  • Bali flights cancelled as volcano erupts
Bali flights cancelled as volcano erupts

It said it would remain closed until at least 7 p.m. local time. The shutdowns will lead to cancellation of 446 flights, including 207 global flights, affecting an estimated 74,928 passengers, he said. Ash is risky for planes as it makes runways slippery and can be sucked into their engines. Ash cloud Mount Agung produces can pose a threat to air...

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  • United Nations rights envoy urges Myanmar to end discrimination against Rohingya
United Nations rights envoy urges Myanmar to end discrimination against Rohingya

Human Rights group Amnesty International says the Australian Government should stop a military assistance program with Myanmar as well. After his time in Myanmar, the chairman is scheduled to visit Bangladesh, where more than 700,000 Rohingyas live in refugee camps.

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  • Trump, Putin to Meet in Helsinki After NATO Summit
Trump, Putin to Meet in Helsinki After NATO Summit

Ushakov suggested that Putin and Trump could make a joint statement outlining "the two countries' further steps both in terms of improving bilateral relations, in terms of joint steps in the worldwide arena and in terms of maintaining global stability and security", he said.

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  • Multiple Dead in Shooting at Annapolis Newspaper
Multiple Dead in Shooting at Annapolis Newspaper

Madi Alexander, a data reporter for Bloomberg, told our media partner The Baltimore Sun that she felt an overwhelming need to help after hearing about the tragic shooting . Authorities also did a sweep of The Sun's newsroom as a precautionary measure, that newspaper reported. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan called it a "tragic situation".

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  • Virginia among 18 states to sue over Trump administration family separations
Virginia among 18 states to sue over Trump administration family separations

More than 2,300 migrant children, including infants and toddlers, have been forcibly separated from their parents at the border under Trump's "zero tolerance" stance on illegal immigration . The states also want to bar the Trump administration from deporting parents without their kids or conditioning reunification on an agreement to not seek asy...

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