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United Nations envoy hopes for talks on Yemen peace plan next month United Nations envoy hopes for talks on Yemen peace plan next month
- June 22, 2018

Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi said military "operations will continue on various fronts until (the capital) Sanaa and the whole territory" are retaken from the rebels. The rebels have in recent months ramped up missile attacks against neighbouring Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition that has fought the Houthis since 2015. (more...)
Suspect arrested in death of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion Suspect arrested in death of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion
- June 22, 2018

Wednesday. Mr Williams appeared before Broward County Judge Kim Theresa Mollica on the charge of first-degree murder without premeditation via video link. "I think the determination was that he wanted to buy a motorcycle, but [detectives] are not discounting any theory". Last November, Williams was arrested on charges of cocaine possession and possessing a weapon while being a convicted felon. (more...)
Melania Trump visits child detention centre Melania Trump visits child detention centre
- June 22, 2018

As CNN's Betsy Klein reported , the first lady wore an olive green jacket as she boarded her plane from Andrews Air Force Base. Images of the separations have powered thousands of tweets and put a face on the controversial story. The order signed by Trump on Wednesday calls for those families to be detained together but it permits separation if deemed that detention with a parent "would pose a risk to the child's welfare". (more...)
Man arrested in London subway explosion Man arrested in London subway explosion
- June 22, 2018

Following initial inquiries, it is believed that the explosion was caused by a drill battery short-circuiting. Breitbart London reported Tuesday evening that police locked down the station and surrounding area and investigated a "suspicious package" following the "minor explosion". (more...)
Pentagon says it's 'suspended all planning' for military exercise with South Korea Pentagon says it's 'suspended all planning' for military exercise with South Korea
- June 22, 2018

It also needs to be clearly defined the security guarantee and economic assistance North Korea would be provided for ending its nuclear program. Even the term used in the summit declaration, "total denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", has been widely debated. (more...)
Trump signs order to reverse family separation policy at US-Mexico border Trump signs order to reverse family separation policy at US-Mexico border
- June 22, 2018

The measure has seemed like a longshot to pass, due to opposition by some GOP conservatives and Democrats, and Trump's remark could complicate party leaders efforts to round up votes for it. At some point, this Congress has to chisel the headstone and throw flowers on immigration reform's grave. While families attempting to enter the country had been separated in the past, immigration officials did so as an exception and not a rule. (more...)
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un spends busy second day in Beijing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un spends busy second day in Beijing
- June 22, 2018

A motorcade including sedans, minibuses, motorcycles and a stretch limo with a golden emblem was seen leaving the airport. "Chairman Kim promised that North Korea would destroy a missile engine test stand soon", that official told the news outlet. (more...)
Donald Trump tells federal agencies to reunite families separated at border
- June 22, 2018

The White House responded to criticism by saying there was no hidden message. "There's no need for anything else", Senator Schumer said. "It's a problem that's gone on for many years, as you know, through many administrations". Striking down the ruling became a goal of immigration hard-liners, particularly after a 2016 ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals limiting the government's ability to keep children in detention for more than 20 days. (more...)
Koko the gorilla who mastered sign language dies
- June 22, 2018

Through her communications and intelligence, Koko gained fans around the world who marveled at her ability to connect with humans. Koko had mastered sign language reflecting all things great the gorilla could do when she was alive. (more...)
Police Arrest Suspect Dedrick Williams For Murder Of XXXTentacion Police Arrest Suspect Dedrick Williams For Murder Of XXXTentacion
- June 22, 2018

The Broward County Sheriff's Office announced that they arrested 22-year-old Dedrick Williams Wednesday evening. Williams' rap sheet has been uncovered, however, as TMZ adds that he now has 11 felonies and was previously arrested for drug and weapons possession, domestic violence, aggravated assault with a firearm and grand theft auto. (more...)
Migrant children: Immigration bill teeters on the edge of collapse Migrant children: Immigration bill teeters on the edge of collapse
- June 22, 2018

The "zero tolerance" policy was maintained to allow for those crossing illegally to continue to be referred to court, but would not allow for children to be separated from their parents. It provides $25 billion Trump wants for his promised border wall from Mexico. Trump's executive order calls on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to request to modify the Flores settlement . (more...)
President.' Watch Emmanuel Macron Scold French Teen for Calling Him 'Manu' President.' Watch Emmanuel Macron Scold French Teen for Calling Him 'Manu'
- June 21, 2018

But the apology wasn't enough for Macron, who continued scolding the boy. Macron was visiting Fort Mont-Valérien near Paris for the 78th anniversary of late French General Charles de Gaulle's resistance call, where hundreds of French Resistance members were executed during World War II . (more...)
Suspect Arrested in XXXTentacion Murder
- June 21, 2018

The 20-year-old rapper was leaving a motorsports store about 4 p.m. when two men in a dark SUV shot him, said Keyla Concepción, Broward Sheriff's Office spokeswoman. His ex-girlfriend detailed the alleged abuse, which she said took place both before and during her pregnancy, in a Miami New Times story published just weeks before Onfroy's death. (more...)
President Trump's immigration order sparks confusion, deep concern
- June 21, 2018

Experts have said such separation from parents can cause permanent emotional damage. The three migrants, who are represented by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, argue in the suit filed in federal court in Washington D.C., that the administration was separating kids from their parents as a form of punishment, which isn't allowed under the Constitution. (more...)
North Korea, China discuss 'true peace', denuclearisation: KCNA
- June 21, 2018

Xi Jinping (3rd R), general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese president, meets with Kim Jong Un (3rd L), chairman of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, capital of China, June 20, 2018. (more...)
Israel responds to burning kites, balloons with rocket fire in Gaza Israel responds to burning kites, balloons with rocket fire in Gaza
- June 21, 2018

Soldiers used rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas canisters, and stun grenades against the locals, however, no injuries were reported. The result is believed to be this week's trip to the Middle East by First-Son-in-Law Jared Kushner, who is also the titular head of the president's Israel-Palestinian peacemaking force, and chief foreign negotiator Jason Greenblatt, which is said to be primarily focused on getting the global community to ante-up a billion-dollar effort to fund projects to ... (more...)
Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, dead at 46 Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, dead at 46
- June 21, 2018

Just three years later, Dr. Francine "Penny" Patterson and Dr. Ronald Cohn moved Koko , a second gorilla named Michael and the project to Stanford University and went on to establish The Gorilla Foundation . The Gorilla Foundation has announced the death of their beloved gorilla Koko , aged 46. "She was beloved and wil be deeply missed". Koko , a western lowland gorilla, was born on the Fourth of July in 1971. (more...)
Theresa May calls United States child migrant policy Theresa May calls United States child migrant policy "deeply disturbing" and "wrong"
- June 21, 2018

The site of the meeting is rumored to be Windsor Castle, as some eagle-eyed royal watchers have noted the castle is closed to the public on July 13, the day of Trump's arrival in Britain. Originally the US President was invited for a full state visit but after an outcry, it was downgraded to a working visit . Elizabeth, 92, the oldest monarch in British history, has met 11 of the 12 USA presidents before Trump who has been in office since she ascended the throne in 1952. (more...)
Donald Trump & Immigrant Child Featured On Time Magazine's Latest Cover Donald Trump & Immigrant Child Featured On Time Magazine's Latest Cover
- June 21, 2018

The new cover combines a photo of the president with the now-iconic image taken by Getty Images' John Moore of a little girl sobbing while her mother is searched by border agents, something of a symbol of the pushback against the separation of children from their families at the U.S. (more...)
Koko, gorilla famous for her mastery of sign language, dies at 46
- June 21, 2018

Things then moved to the Santa Cruz Mountains in 1979, where another gorilla called Ndume joined the project. The magazine's 1978 cover featured a photo that Koko had taken of herself in a mirror. Following the article, the book Koko's Kitten was published and continues to be used in elementary schools worldwide. The foundation says it will honor Koko's legacy with a sign language application featuring Koko for the benefit of gorillas and children, as well as other projects. (more...)
Let's hope Trump's border-family order succeeds Let's hope Trump's border-family order succeeds
- June 21, 2018

A spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services - which is responsible for housing and caring for the already separated children - told NBC News it has no new orders on how to handle the children in its custody . "The real fault is with the parents", added Berry, who doesn't object to keeping children with their parents. "I didn't want my name attached to that", he said of the bill he decried as amnesty for immigrants who are in the US illegally. (more...)
Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust
- June 21, 2018

Sara Netanyahu's indictment comes as Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit weighs indicting her husband in several open investigations over fraud and breach of trust allegations that threaten his career. Police have been investigating both of the Netanyahus over suspected corruption or fraud , with allegations that the prime minister traded favors for bribes from wealthy businessmen. (more...)
Trump Backs Down on Separating Children from Parents at US-Mexico Border Trump Backs Down on Separating Children from Parents at US-Mexico Border
- June 21, 2018

In past administrations, most immigrant families were released while their immigration cases proceeded, and were not charged criminally for illegal entry if they didn't have prior criminal records. 'Our immigration laws are the weakest and worst anywhere in the world, and the Dems will do anything not to change them & to obstruct-want open borders which means crime'. (more...)
June 21 will have longest daytime, shortest night of 2018 June 21 will have longest daytime, shortest night of 2018
- June 21, 2018

The summer solstice is one of the rare occasions that English Heritage opens up the stones for public access. People photograph the sun as it breaks the horizon and shines through the stones at Stonehenge onto crowds of people as they celebrate the dawn of the longest day in the UK (Ben Birchall/PA Wire). (more...)
Turkish military starts patrolling Syria's Manbij, Erdoğan says Turkish military starts patrolling Syria's Manbij, Erdoğan says
- June 21, 2018

Earlier in June, Turkey and the USA reached an agreement for the implementation of a roadmap that envisages the gradual withdrawal of the US -allied Kurdish militia from the town. Syria's foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned Turkish military patrols around the northern city of Manbij, launched the previous day under a deal with the United States. (more...)
Ecstasy-smuggling Israeli ex-minister jailed on Iran spying charges Ecstasy-smuggling Israeli ex-minister jailed on Iran spying charges
- June 21, 2018

Segev, a disgraced former doctor and politician, had been living in Nigeria. An investigation by Israel's internal security agency and the police discovered that Segev had been recruited by Iran and became an agent for its intelligence services, officials said. (more...)
Obama Takes Apparent Swipe at Trump’s Immigration Policy Obama Takes Apparent Swipe at Trump’s Immigration Policy
- June 21, 2018

In past administrations, most immigrant families were released while their immigration cases proceeded, and were not charged criminally for illegal entry if they didn't have prior criminal records. "Right now we are focused on passing this legislation that is coming to the floor tomorrow", Mr. Ryan said. Ryan has stated he does not support separation of families. (more...)
Trump announces he will sign an executive action to end family separation
- June 21, 2018

I consider it to be a very important executive order . During the signing, Trump said , "the border is just as tough , but we want to keep families together ". Still, Trump's order is likely to create a new set of problems involving length of detention of families, and may spark a fresh court fight. Before Wednesday, the zero-tolerance policy required adults to be sent to the custody of the U.S. (more...)
Seismic activity increases at Kilauea volcano summit Seismic activity increases at Kilauea volcano summit
- June 21, 2018

The event at 10:22 a.m. had the energy of a 5.3-magnitude quake. Saturday's announcement comes with an alert to Hawaiians to remain vigilant about air quality conditions and for those with breathing problems to limit outdoor activities. Geologists also continue monitoring fissure 6, located near the intersection of Pohoiki Road and Leilani Avenue, which was incandescent Sunday night, said U.S. (more...)
New Zealand's Prime Minister arrives at hospital to give birth New Zealand's Prime Minister arrives at hospital to give birth
- June 21, 2018

Ardern has said that she will have six weeks maternity leave before heading back to parliament. The pregnant Prime Minister arrived at Auckland City Hospital accompanied by her partner Clarke Gayford on Thursday morning. Ms Ardern caused a flutter when she appeared to say "her" in a radio interview. Asked earlier this month how the couple had been faring while trying to choose a name, Ardern responded: "Terribly". (more...)

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