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by | June 24, 2018 | 10:58

Ireland's Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar greets the President of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker as he arrives at Government buildings in Dublin, Ireland June 21, 2018. This will see the UK retain parts of the EU's customs union in the event of a wider UK-EU agreement finding no solution to the issue; but Brexiteers had become concerned as to whether the proposal would truly be "time-limited", as promised.

by | June 23, 2018 | 14:29

Fears of a humanitarian crisis in Yemen's main port city Hodeidah grew as fighting spilled into residential districts on Wednesday after Arab coalition forces seized the airport from the Iran-aligned Houthis. Capturing Hodeidah would give the coalition of mostly Gulf states a victory in the battle for the city. Though the coalition pledged to try to avoid battles in crowded urban neighborhoods, the Houthis were well dug into Hodeidah to protect the key supply line to the core northern ...

by | June 23, 2018 | 13:16

The uncertainty at the border resulted after Trump abruptly reversed policy in the face of an global outcry over the separation of families. Lieutenant Colonel Jamie Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, said the Pentagon is preparing to shelter as many as 20,000 migrant children on four military bases: Little Rock Air Force Base in Arkansas; Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas; Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas; and Dyess Air Force Base near Abilene, Texas.

by | June 23, 2018 | 13:03

In announcing his decision, Trump said suspending the "provocative" war games would "save us a tremendous amount of money". His statement appeared to catch both South Korea and the Pentagon by surprise, but they presented a united front in canceling the upcoming exercises.

by | June 23, 2018 | 12:10

I went through the speech and picked out the most memorable lines. "President Donald J. Trump is such an inspiration to me, as an American citizen". But it aims to keep families together while they are in custody, expedite their cases and ask the Defence Department to help house them. Governor candidate Lori Swanson said that as state attorney general she has fought several Trump immigration incentives.

by | June 23, 2018 | 12:07

After protesters interrupted President Donald Trump's Minnesota rally, the president mocked one protester's appearance questioning whether they were a man or a woman. That includes 300 new jobs at Altec Inc. that builds reach trucks. Trump will also be hosting a roundtable at the Port of Duluth to discuss trade and the mining industry, according to the White House.

by | June 22, 2018 | 03:16

No tsunami warning was issued. A magnitude 6.1 quake in Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, killed four people, injured hundreds more and halted factory lines in an industrial area, government and company officials said on Tuesday. It was a strong vertical jolt . The fifth fatality was a 66-year-old man who was found dead on Tuesday under a number of books and CDs in his home, a local government spokeswoman said.

by | June 22, 2018 | 03:06

The U.S. says China is in agreement on that point, although Chinese officials have repeatedly stated that sanctions should not be considered an end to their own. Trump , who has been leading an global drive to press North Korea to abandon development of nuclear missiles capable of reaching the United States, told reporters after the Jun 12 summit that Kim had pledged to dismantle one of his missile installations.

by | June 22, 2018 | 03:54

Sara's attorneys gave a substantial response, calling the allegations "absurd and delusional", expounding that it was "the first time in Israel and around the world, a leader's wife is prosecuted for food in the hot trays". The allegations announced previous year are that she and an aide falsely declared there were no cooks available at the prime minister s official residence and ordered from outside caterers at public expense.

by | June 22, 2018 | 02:06

The Minister of internal Affairs of Germany and Chairman of the Bavarian Christian social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer intends to issue an ultimatum to Chancellor Angela Merkel on the issue of illegal migrants. The CSU, which faces regional elections in October, fears it could be toppled from its decades-old perch atop the wealthy southern state by the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party if it does not tighten policy towards migrants.

by | June 22, 2018 | 02:02

Koko appeared in many documentaries and twice in National Geographic . The Gorilla Foundation, which took care of Koko , also raised a number of other intelligent gorillas that were also able to use sign language . Footage of Koko on her 44th birthday went viral on YouTube when she was introduced to a litter kittens, where she picked out two babies, Ms Grey and Ms black, to join her family.

by | June 22, 2018 | 01:22

As anger continues to mount against the horrifying child separation policies of the Trump administration, Time magazine has created a cover that many say perfectly encapsulates the situation. The photograph of the Honduran girl was just another such experience of a family trying to cross over Rio Grande's northern bank. But many questions remain and the fate of the 2,300 children already separated from their parents is unclear.

by | June 22, 2018 | 02:40

The House killed a hard-right immigration bill Thursday, and Republican leaders delayed a planned vote on a compromise GOP package with the party's lawmakers fiercely divided over an issue that has long confounded the party. Immigrant advocates say the president's executive order is no solution, and will only create more trauma for children, as they will be placed in facilities that are unfit for minors.

by | June 22, 2018 | 02:25

Meadows said at a Heritage Foundation event on Capitol Hill. Attacking his critics, President Trump said: 'You ever notice they always call the other side 'the elite.' The elite! He narrowly lost Minnesota in 2016. Trump is promoting his approach to trade as he meets with representatives from the mining industry and local leaders Wednesday at Duluth Cargo Connect.

by | June 21, 2018 | 04:31

They arrived at 5.50am. Peters has now started his role as acting prime minister for the next six weeks. Winston Peters, the deputy prime minister , is now acting prime minister . It will be Ms Ardern's first child, and Mr Gayford will be primary caregiver . The 37-year-old, who was elected in October, announced her pregnancy in January via Instagram.

by | June 21, 2018 | 03:50

Lake Toba , a popular tourist destination, fills the caldera of a giant dormant volcano and is one of the deepest lakes in the world. He said an estimated 80 passengers were on board, but he said officials were working to confirm that number.

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:48

The U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley , announced the pullout Tuesday, criticizing the council for "its chronic bias against Israel" and pointing out that it includes accused human rights abusers such as China, Cuba, Venezuela and Congo.

by | June 21, 2018 | 01:59

Comedian Kathy Griffin criticized first lady Melania Trump's statement in which she said she "hates" that children are being separated from their families at the border. The statement drew flak, which included Kathy Griffin slamming the First Lady. "You know damn well your husband can end this immediately...you feckless complicit piece of sh*t".

by | June 21, 2018 | 02:27

When another Fox panelist mentioned that story, Lewandowski responded with "Wah wah". Petkanas said despite interruptions from the panel. On Wednesday, as President Donald Trump tried to mitigate the fall-out from his administration's "zero tolerance" policy toward migrants, Fox News tried to justify Donald Trump's policy decisions while casting blame on Democrats and fear-mongering about MS-13.

by | June 20, 2018 | 09:40

She had been threatening the pull-out since a year ago unless the council made changes advocated by the US. "Some even told us they were fine with the council's flaws, as long as it let them address their pet issues". "That does not mean that we in the United Kingdom are blind to the value of this council, including the work it could do on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict under the right agenda item".

by | June 20, 2018 | 08:44

The court heard the ride had a long history of malfunctions, including an incident in January 2001 where several empty rafts collided and flipped over during a dry run before the facility was opened to the public. Detective Sgt Brown said the button was "totally unmarked" and a ride operator was told " not to worry about that button no one uses it". New Zealander Cindy Low , Kate Goodchild, her brother Luke Dorsett and his partner Roozi Araghi lost their lives in the tragedy on the Gold ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 08:03

Trudeau's Cabinet is expected to decide a legalisation date in early or mid-September. Canada is following the lead of Uruguay in allowing a nationwide, legal marijuana market, although each Canadian province is working up its own rules for pot sales.

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:21

Salazar said that Nunez had family ties to the woman and her daughter, but that their relationship is unclear. It's believed the sexual assault had been going on for the past few months, possibly years. Salazar says the victim, who is 4, cried out to her mother Saturday night. 'Certainly I think what appealed to him, in this case anyway, is the vulnerability of that community because of the fact that they're less apt to report things'.

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:45

Trump acknowledged to House Republicans that something needed to be done about family separations, a problem he called "nasty". "All we need is good legislation to have it taken care of". Officials also have to provide structured physical activities for children and one hour of instruction for eligible children in each of the core school subjects, Monday through Friday, by teachers who meet state licensing requirements.

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:56

In under 24 hours, all five living first ladies spoke out against the Trump administration's lightning-rod "zero-tolerance" immigration policy of separating families at the border. "This zero-tolerance policy is cruel ". Obama expressed her agreement with Bush and retweeted her article with the added comment, "Sometimes truth transcends party".

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:41

The force tweeted: "Southgate Tube station is now closed whilst officers respond to a suspicious package". Specialist officers said the cause of the explosion appeared to be a battery short circuit. An earlier statement from the force said: "Met officers are dealing with a suspicious package at #Southgate tube station". Twitter user Hal wrote: "I was at Southgate Station when this commotion started".

by | June 20, 2018 | 06:20

Although Parscale is calling for the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions , apparently as a means to end the Mueller investigation, it isn't likely that the investigation would be halted simply by getting rid of Sessions. Prior to Trump assuming the role of president, anyone who brought a child with them across the border was given "immunity from prosecution". He says without enforcing the laws, "we encourage hundreds of thousands of people year to likewise ignore our laws and illegally ...

by | June 20, 2018 | 07:45

The visit comes after the president scrambled the debate inside his party on Friday - first saying he opposed the leadership's bill, but then later through a spokesman saying he backed both Republican bills. Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart told reporters that they would have "serious problems" if Trump's statement stands. Right now House Speaker Paul Ryan appears focused on two bills, both written by congressional Republicans, that would address other aspects of the immigration ...

by | June 19, 2018 | 14:00

The man who was wounded by gunfire was airlifted to a hospital, where he remains in critical condition in the ICU. While officers were attempting to locate that vehicle, police received reports of additional shots fired at the Walmart, where the suspect reportedly abandoned the first stolen auto and tried to carjack another vehicle.

by | June 19, 2018 | 13:53

Yemen's internationally-recognized government (currently based in the port city of Aden) and its Saudi-led allies accuse the Houthis of using the port to import weapons from Iran . "He provides a cover for the continued aggression", Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdul-Salam said on Houthi-run media. It also says: "Hospitals can not function properly because there is no electricity, generators are not working, or there is no fuel to run them".

by | June 19, 2018 | 13:36

Those included making code changes to the Tesla manufacturing OS and exporting volumes of secret data to yet unknown third parties. A Tesla spokesperson said the company had no comment on the matter. He named Wall Street short-sellers, oil and gas companies and other automakers. Last week, Musk announced that nine percent of the company's workforce was being laid off, without specifying an exact number.

by | June 19, 2018 | 13:47

President Donald Trump inched closer to an all-out trade war by unveiling plans to impose 10 per cent tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods if Beijing doesn't bend to U.S. In contrast, the United States exported only about $130 billion worth of goods to China a year ago, so Beijing has far less room to raise tariffs in a way that would immediately affect trade.

by | June 19, 2018 | 13:35

They can beat us. Trump's Monday announcement appeared to come as a surprise; most of the National Space Council meeting centered around cooperation between the federal government and private industry, specifically concerning where private companies can launch spacecraft so as not to collide with satellites and space debris .

by | June 19, 2018 | 12:10

In his almost three minute video message, Trump talked about his recent summit meeting with Kim. China had proposed a so-called freeze-for-freeze a year ago, whereby North Korea would cease all nuclear testing and ballistic missile launches in exchange for the U.S.

by | June 19, 2018 | 12:41

Skopje hopes to secure a date to begin European Union accession talks at an EU summit in late June and an invitation to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in mid-July. In tandem with the signing ceremony, Macedonia's main opposition VMRO DPMNE party planned a protest march in the southern town of Bitola. The Macedonian parliament is scheduled to start debating the agreement next week, amid concern President Gjorge Ivanov will exercise a one-time veto option to block the deal that the ...