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Trump announces he will sign an executive action to end family separation

Trump announces he will sign an executive action to end family separation In an embarrassing detour, the House used an early procedural vote to correct what Republicans called a drafting error - language providing $100 billion more than they'd planned to help build Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico. "The U.S. authorities create different files for the children than for the parents, and it's very hard to follow up on those cases", Torres said. WASHINGTON —... [Full Article...]

Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died

Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language, has died The foundation says Koko's capacity for language and empathy opened the minds and hearts of millions. She was said to enjoy many TV shows and movies, including "Golden Girls" and "Pretty Woman". She was gifted a box of kittens on her 44th birthday. Cohn said Koko was grief-stricken by the kitten's death. In 1990, Francine G.P. Patterson and Ronald H. [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron embarrasses teenager for not calling him 'sir'

Emmanuel Macron embarrasses teenager for not calling him 'sir' French President Emmanuel Macron ripped a teenager for calling him by a nickname - instead of "Mr. President". Macron was attending a ceremony in northern France to commemorate General Charles De Gaulle's call for popular resistance during World War II . [Full Article...]

Suspect arrested in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

Officials said the musician, whose real name is Jahseh Onfroy, was ambushed by two suspects as he left an upscale motor sports dealership Monday afternoon in his electric BMW. A suspect was arrested and charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion , law enforcement announced on Thursday, June 21. [Full Article...]

In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation at U.S. borders

But, she said, "we are waiting our turn, and hoping". "Second, this executive order effectively creates family prisons, which we already know are a threat to the well-being of children". "We want to put them together". "The President doesn't get any brownie points for moving from a policy of locking up kids and families separately to locking them up together". [Full Article...]

North Korea expected to begin transferring remains of United States troops soon

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. [Full Article...]

IDF responds to rockets from Gaza with airstrikes on Hamas targets

IDF responds to rockets from Gaza with airstrikes on Hamas targets The predawn airstrikes came just a day after the previous Israeli five successive airstrikes on launchers of arson balloons and kites as well as military facilities in Gaza . According to Israeli media reports, Tel Aviv may begin carrying out assassinations from the air, including against those not actively preparing balloons or kites for launching. [Full Article...]

Koko, the Bay Area gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46

Koko, the Bay Area gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46 That's where she started learning sign language from a young age until the project she was a part of moved to Stanford, California , and then to The Gorilla Foundation. Koko met a slew of celebrities over the years, like Betty White , Leonardo DiCaprio and the late Robin Williams - who shared hugs and laughs with the gorilla during their 2001 encounter. [Full Article...]

Half of Aquarius migrants seek asylum in France

Half of Aquarius migrants seek asylum in France Dattilo, with around 270 migrants on board, was the first of the three boats to arrive at Valencia before 7 a.m. local time (0500 GMT) on Sunday. Spanish police say the migrants arriving on the Aquarius convoy will be granted 45 days before they must start to resolve their legal situation in Europe. [Full Article...]

New 'Time' magazine cover shows Trump looking down at crying migrant child

New 'Time' magazine cover shows Trump looking down at crying migrant child Time's cover story asserts that America's president is the frontman for the country and the one who dictates what kind of country we are. The new cover features an iconic photo captured by Getty Images Pulitzer Prize-winning photograhper John Moore . [Full Article...]

Trump to 'keep families together'

Trump to 'keep families together' It remains unclear what will happen with the more than 2,300 children separated from their parents at the border in recent weeks. The move has resulted in the United States government sending thousands of children to holding camps around the country, images of which have sparked global outrage, even from within Trump's own party . [Full Article...]

Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu speak during the opening of a special exhibit on Jewish presence in Jerusalem at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, U.S., March 8, 2018. Netanyahu and his family members are also suspected of receiving 1 million shekels ($285,000, €240,000) worth of luxury cigars, champagne and jewelry from wealthy personali... [Full Article...]

Trump reverses family separation policy after backlash

Trump reverses family separation policy after backlash New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday went to a center in Manhattan that is caring for 239 migrant children separated from their parents. But a defiant Trump sounded unfazed by the mounting pressure to alleviate the situation before it ruptures into a public relations disaster for his party. [Full Article...]

When is the first day of summer?

When is the first day of summer? 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). What about the Southern Hemisphere? The date varies between June 20 and 22, depending on the year and local time zone. At the same exact time it will be winter solstice in the southern hemispher... [Full Article...]

Former Israeli minister Gonen Segev arrested for spying for Iran

Former Israeli minister Gonen Segev arrested for spying for Iran His interrogators discovered that the confidential information he passed to his Iranian masters concerned Israel's energy network, security sites, and the addresses of and office-holders in key political and security bodies. "Segev worked to put some of these Israeli citizens in contact with Iranian intelligence agents by misleading the former and presenting the latter as innocent Iranian business... [Full Article...]

US, Turkey Begin 'Coordinated, Independent' Patrols Near Manbij

US, Turkey Begin 'Coordinated, Independent' Patrols Near Manbij The statement also said the Syrian army is determined to "liberate all of Syria's territory". Ankara and Washington had agreed to a roadmap on June 4th for the withdrawal of the YPG terror group from Syria's Manbij and for United States and Turkish forces to carry out patrols in line with the agreed-upon deal. [Full Article...]

Former Cabinet Minister Gonen Segev Indicted On Suspicion Of Spying For Iran

Former Cabinet Minister Gonen Segev Indicted On Suspicion Of Spying For Iran According to the newspaper, Segeju was charged with espionage and collaboration with the enemy in time of war. On June 15, at the end of the interrogation, the Jerusalem District Prosecutor's Office filed an indictment against Segev in the Jerusalem District Court for the above offenses, as well as for multiple offenses of handing over information to the enemy. [Full Article...]

Militants' rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza border

Militants' rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza border Any moment of laxity will enable those in the Palestinian populace that already question Hamas' degenerative rule to gain a real foothold. No injuries were caused but damage to buildings in the Eshkol region. Meanwhile, an Israeli fighter jet fired warning shots at a group of Palestinians preparing to launch incendiary airborne objects towards Israel for the second time that day, according to the ... [Full Article...]

Obama Attacks Trump for 'Ripping Children From Their Parents' Arms' - Trump Relents

Obama Attacks Trump for 'Ripping Children From Their Parents' Arms' - Trump Relents He said: 'I'm going to be signing an executive order in a little while before I go to Minnesota but, at the same time , I think you have to understand, we're keeping families together, but we have to keep our borders strong. USA immigration officials say 2342 children were separated from 2206 parents between 5 May and 9 June. It would also end the diversity-visa lottery program, which makes e... [Full Article...]

Trump to sign decree to end migrant family separations

Because any illegal border crossing is prosecuted , parents and children are separated during the legal process. "But at the same time I think you have to understand we are keeping families together, but we have to keep our borders strong". [Full Article...]


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