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Trump hails 'tremendous' Supreme Court ruling — Travel ban

Trump hails 'tremendous' Supreme Court ruling — Travel ban For Sharif, a 20-year-old Minneapolis native and the daughter of immigrant parents from Somalia, the court's decision was a painful one. The 5-4 ruling rejected the argument that the ban represented unconstitutional religious discrimination. [Full Article...]

U.S. to give North Korea post-summit timeline with 'asks' soon

U.S. to give North Korea post-summit timeline with 'asks' soon In a statement, a U.D. official said the timeline will clarify what the implementation of the summit agreement should look like. In another sign of detente following the summit between leader Kim Jong-un and President Trump , North Korea has chose to skip one of the most symbolic and politically charged events of its calendar: the annual "anti-US imperialism" rally marking the start of the ... [Full Article...]

Turkey election: Who are the presidential frontrunners?

Turkey election: Who are the presidential frontrunners? He attacked his opposition for lacking vision, and boasted of his achievements in office - such as new infrastructure and improved healthcare. Earlier, a crowd of Erdogan's supporters chanted his name as he emerged from a school after voting in Turkey's largest city Istanbul, shaking hands with people amid tight security. [Full Article...]

North Korea 'total denuclearization' started; officials see no new moves

North Korea 'total denuclearization' started; officials see no new moves Army Gen. Vincent Brooks, of the United Nations Command and U.S. Forces-Korea commander, will formally receive the remains at Osan, South Korea , from civilian drivers. A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, played down the significance of suspending the Korean Marine Exchange Program training exercises, saying they were relatively minor. [Full Article...]

Trump says he will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration

Trump says he will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration Orrin Hatch of Utah, wrote the Trump administration asking it to pause the separation of immigrant families until Congress comes up with a solution. "Probably the worst anywhere in the world", he said before entering the meeting. "I have no doubt Trump and Denham's lack of leadership on immigration spell deuces for Republicans in the midterm elections, especially in a district like ours, with over... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Announces "Military Space-Force"

Donald Trump Announces Air Force Space Command to oversee such efforts. The Latest on President Donald Trump announcing new " Space Force ", other space initiatives. The Pentagon, which opposed a congressional proposal previous year to create a space corps within the Air Force Department, has been taking another look at the idea as part of a broader, congressionally mandated review of space reorganization opt... [Full Article...]

Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about face

Trump's migrant policy: First blowback, then about face Speaker Paul Ryan is pushing ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration bills, but neither appears to have enough support for passage, prompting President Donald Trump to take executive action Wednesday to stem the crisis of family separations at the border. [Full Article...]

Yemen forces retake Hodeida airport

Yemen forces retake Hodeida airport Abuzaraa al-Mahrabi, a commander for the Army loyal to the internationally-backed Yemeni government said that Houthi insurgents had relinquished control of the airport and fled north back into Hudaydah city. He declined to offer the nationalities nor the numbers of troops now fighting in the Saudi-led coalition around Hodeida, only saying it had "numerical superiority" over the Houthis. [Full Article...]

Priest slaps baby because it won’t stop crying during baptism

Priest slaps baby because it won’t stop crying during baptism The 43-second clip, which was recorded during a baptism in France and originally shared on Reddit , shows a priest clutching onto the face of a boy as he sits in a woman's arms and wails. Amid gasps from the congregation, the priest is then seen pulling the child closer and putting his hand over his mouth in a possible effort to stifle his cries. [Full Article...]

Time trumps Trump again: Pulitzer Prize-winning John

Time trumps Trump again: Pulitzer Prize-winning John Donald Trump has always proudly paraded his Time Magazine covers but the latest may not make it on to the walls at the golf club. The cover reads, " Welcome to America ". "This one was tough for me", said the photog, who regularly photographs immigrants crossing the border. In April, the Trump administration announced a "zero tolerance" policy for illegal crossings, saying that any asyl... [Full Article...]

Merkel Facing Pushback From Coalition Partners Over Migrants

Merkel Facing Pushback From Coalition Partners Over Migrants In reference to wider reforms to European Union foreign policy and defense, Merkel said: "We want Europe to find its place in a multilateral world". Macron said it would be operational by 2021, but their plans lacked further detail. Later in the day, she will host the new Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, who is heading a government with an anti-immigration agenda. [Full Article...]

Prime Minister sees off potential rebellion over Brexit bill

Prime Minister sees off potential rebellion over Brexit bill But Mrs May was also warned that pro-Brussels Tories have enough Commons support to defeat the Government in further Brexit votes expected next month. Conservative Brexit campaigners accused those in the party who indicated they would vote against the government of not respecting the referendum result. [Full Article...]

Centre wants terrorism to end in Kashmir: Rajnath Singh

Centre wants terrorism to end in Kashmir: Rajnath Singh The region has seen renewed rebel attacks in recent years. That had resounded with a rallying cry: 'Ek Vidhaan, Ek Nishaan, Ek Pradhaan' . Praja Parishad Movement in Jammu and Kashmir will be released. "Keeping it suspended has encouraged dalals", Mr Omar wrote. The state flag continues to be hoisted, but issuing circular and later withdrawing it was a symptom of disharmony between the ruli... [Full Article...]

U.S. exits United Nations rights body

U.S. exits United Nations rights body He said the European Union without the "moral force of the UK" would be weaker following Brexit, and expressed bewilderment over Donald Trump's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents at the Mexican border, which was reversed on Wednesday following a huge backlash . [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un meets President Xi in China

Kim Jong-un meets President Xi in China The president has suggested strongly that the meeting with Kim ensured that North Korea was no longer a threat. "There may be differences ahead between the DPRK (North Korea) and the U.S. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also visited Beijing last week during which China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke of "the importance of China being a constructive participant in the next steps". [Full Article...]

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

Trump Asks For $200 Billion More In Tariffs To Impose On China And the markets are unnerved . The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 400 points, or 1.7% Tuesday. As the words flew, the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended down 3.78%, or 114.08 points, at 2,907.82 while Hong Kong was 3.12% lower in late afternoon trade. [Full Article...]

First lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated

First lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated The policy, announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in April, allows the prosecution of adults separately from children when families seek asylum at the border. When the families are separated , they are temporarily placed in detention centers. The current bill proposed by House leadership would give amnesty to over 1.8 million children of illegal immigrants in exchange for modest border se... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe

Trump lawyer calls for inquiry on Mueller's Russia probe That's what he did on the Sunday shows. Some of the officials who worked on the Clinton investigation also worked on the FBI's Russian Federation probe, but the report did not find that political bias had tainted the Clinton review. The President on Friday took issue with the report's conclusion. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed last week, prompting new questions w... [Full Article...]

Here's when Eid Al Fitr will be announced in UAE

Here's when Eid Al Fitr will be announced in UAE The decision was announced at a press conference after a meeting of the committee held in Karachi under the chairmanship of Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman. The Islamic month of Shawwal comes after the 29 or 30 days of the month of Ramadan when Muslims across the world observe a month long fasting. [Full Article...]

3 killed as 5.9-magnitude quake rocks Japan's Osaka

3 killed as 5.9-magnitude quake rocks Japan's Osaka Local police said a girl, aged nine, had died in the city of Takatsuki, north of Osaka city. The quake hit western Japan early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or risk of tsunami waves, officials said. NHK showed footage of firefighters tackling a blaze that ripped through a home north of Osaka. The magnitude 6.1 natural disaster near the major city of Osaka killed t... [Full Article...]


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