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Trump scraps migrant family separation policy; No respite for already separated kids

After Trump's executive order , a host of unanswered questions remained, including what will happen to the children already separated from their parents and where the government will house all the newly detained migrants, with the system already bursting at the seams.

European Union tries to assuage German, Italian concerns on migration

Her interior minister, Horst Seehofer, has been calling for Germany to turn back migrants at the border who have previously applied for asylum or registered as asylum-seekers in other European countries. Mike Mohring, the CDU leader in the eastern state of Thuringia, told the daily Die Welt that he expects the CSU to give Merkel two weeks to find a European solution.

Taliban say ceasefire will not be extended, fighting to resume

ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani caretaker Prime Minister Nasir-ul-Mulk has described the killing of Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah in a USA drone strike in Afghanistan as a "significant development in the fight against terrorism". The group has killed hundreds of people in multiple attacks across the country since it first emerged in the region in 2014. Observers say it is unlikely that the militant group will engage in any negotiations, as they now have the upper hand on the battleground.

Trump Supporters Draw False Equivalence Between Immigrant Families And Criminals

Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the practice of separating children from their families at the border under certain conditions, arguing Monday the administration is "doing the right thing". Sessions' new zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration has stirred controversy in recent weeks, particularly for its separation of children from their parents.

Homeland Security chief defends separating families at border

In disseminating all of this nonsense, members of the administration have revealed their ultimate goal: they're tearing these families apart and holding children hostage to pressure Democrats into signing onto a draconian House immigration bill that may or may not come to the floor this week, and which Democrats say they won't support.

Trump imposes 25 per cent duties on $50bn worth of Chinese goods

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday the United States would begin collecting duties on 818 Chinese imports valued at $34 billion as of July 6. "We are assessing the impact these tariffs and any reciprocal action could have on our supply chain and commercial business", said Boeing spokesman Charles Bickers.

Hillary Clinton dubbed 'Queen of Shade' after her response to Comey news

When it comes to the topic of James Comey , Hillary Clinton seems to have few words. Elizabeth Preza is the Managing Editor of AlterNet. Trump has been eager for the report in hopes that it would vindicate his decision to fire Comey and undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation .

Eid al-Fitr 2018: Dates, Images, Greetings, GIFs and Pictures

However, because Ramadan follows the lunar Islamic calendar , it changes every year. "We fast Ramadan because it's in the Islam religion". Thousands of people gathered in Vancouver to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. He said the government had an agreement with the Islamic Community which regulated their relations and under which Croatia financially supported Muslims' needs.

President Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen willing to cooperate with prosecutors

Cohen worked with Trump for a decade and is the focus of a criminal investigation by NY federal prosecutors. "No, he's not my lawyer anymore, but I always liked Michael". Cohen and his boss Mr. Trump have routinely tried to "shut people up" and hide the truth through intimidation & threats". Brent H. Blakely, who filed the motion on Cohen's behalf, alleges that since Daniels filed suit, Avenatti has made more than 120 media appearances and issued at least 439 tweets relating to the ...

Michael Cohen hunts for new lawyers in FBI probe

We're not talking here about special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation of the Russian Federation scandal; this has to do with the USA attorney for the Southern District of NY. What he'd do if his loyalty were tested was always an important question, because of the assumption - shared by both the president's critics and his defenders - that if Cohen flipped on President Trump , he could do some real damage.

Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry Trump pwns the GOP

President Donald Trump is crediting his Election-Day tweet in part for the defeat of a South Carolina Republican congressman who has been critical of his administration. Including Arrington in SC, at least 14 women emerged as nominees in states that also included Maine , North Dakota and Nevada . He is better of in Argentina.

Splitting California Into 3 States Put on November Ballot

The initiative proposes dividing the state into Southern California , from San Diego to Fresno; Northern California , from OR to Santa Cruz County; and California , which would consist of the six counties between Los Angeles and Monterey along the coastline.

Kim summit will strengthen strong ties between USA and Singapore

Kim is scheduled to meet Trump at 9 a.m. local time on Tuesday to talk about ending his country's nuclear programme and transforming the isolated state which has been under harsh worldwide sanctions for its defiant arms programme. This picture taken on December 21, 2017 and released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un the 5th Conference of Cell Chairpersons of the Workers' Party of Korea in Pyongyang.

How Harry reassured 'nervous' Meghan during her first Trooping the Colour

Prince George (4) and Princess Charlotte (3), both attended the event without their newborn brother Prince Louis who is just 6 weeks-old. Interested in Royal Family? Prince Philip was not in attendance, and neither was William and Kate's newborn son, Prince Philip.

Italy shuts ports to rescue ship carrying 629 migrants

Tweeting out the hashtag #CloseMyPorts, Salvini identified the Sea Watch 3, a Dutch-flagged vessel working for a German open-borders group, telling his followers: "Italy has stopped bending its head and obeying, this is the time where we say no".

Cuba releases details of incident involving US official

Since the incident, other employees from the consulate and their families have been evacuated. That word comes from three United States officials. Guangzhou is one of the most important of the US diplomatic outposts in the country. China has said it had looked into the Guangzhou case but came up with no clues about the cause of the symptoms. In April, Canada said it would remove families of diplomats posted at its embassy in Cuba as information from medical specialists has raised ...

Kim Kardashian's Effort to Grant Clemency to Alice Johnson

Johnson learned Wednesday that her life sentence plus 25 years for her role in a cocaine distribution ring, a nonviolent drug offense, was being commuted by Trump through a phone call from Kim Kardashian West . Alice was serving a life sentence for a first-time non-violent drug offence, after she was convicted of cocaine trafficking back in 1996. Trump has taken a much different approach to presidential pardon power than his predecessor.

Putin visits China: Trump summit up for discussion

At stake is the risk of tit-for-tat tariffs between the major western economies turning into an unrestrained trade war. Macron called on other G7 leaders not to water down a joint communique at the end of the summit, at the expense of shared values, simply in an effort to win Trump's signature, warning that a "G6 plus one" outcome was possible.

Palestinian shot dead after throwing rock at Israeli soldier

IDF soldiers were tasked with defending the border and protecting the Israeli citizens living nearby. On Wednesday British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson renewed his earlier call for an independent investigation into the violence in Gaza.

U.K. Court Ruling Leaves Northern Ireland Abortion Law Unchanged

However, a different four of the seven ruled that the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, which had initiated legal proceedings to try to liberalize the law, did not have the right to bring the case. "Westminster must act now to decriminalise abortion across the United Kingdom and grant basic bodily autonomy to the women of Northern Ireland". The Northern Irish law pertaining to abortion is now the strictest in the United Kingdom and permits abortion only when there is real and ...