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Jun 21 2018

Russian Federation calls out USA ‘cynicism’ for rights council pullout

The U.S has long-standing criticisms of the council. On the face of it the withdrawal of the United States from the United Nations' Human Rights Council seemed to b...

Jun 20 2018

President Trump doubles down on immigration amid backlash

The children were mostly from El Salvador and Guatemala, both violence-plagued Central American countries. But a defiant Trump sounded unfazed by the mounting pressur...

Jun 20 2018

United States imposes 25% tariff on Chinese imports; Beijing hits back

The countries said in a joint statement that China would "significantly increase" purchases of U.S. agricultural and energy products to reduce the trade imbalance, a top ...

Jun 20 2018

Jeff Sessions says no one wants to split families

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Tuesday, calling the policy inhumane and draconian. More than 2,000 children ha...

Jun 19 2018

Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation policy

Democrats have turned up the pressure over the policy, and some Republicans have joined the chorus of criticism. Trump falsely claimed that the separation of families w...

Jun 19 2018

Texas deputy accused of sexually assaulting girl, 4; threatening mom with deportation

He added that Nunez has "familial ties" to the woman and her daughter, although their exact relationship is unclear. The sheriff added that the abuse from Nunez likely p...

Jun 19 2018

Trump signing directive to clean up space junk

According to sources, Trump's remarks were not off-the-cuff. My call: it will be 18 to 24 months before we see any kind of meaningful Space Force created, if the Sena...

Jun 19 2018

Three killed, hundreds hurt in 6.1 quake in Japan

Quakes are common in Japan, which is part of the " Ring of Fire " that comes from the South Pacific islands through Indonesia and Japan. A strong quake knocked over wal...

Jun 19 2018

Top Homeland Security Republican Demands End To Family Separations

Nielsen continued: "For those seeking asylum at ports of entry, we have continued the policy from previous Administrations and will only separate if the child is in dange...

Jun 18 2018

Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who wanted to 'stop' his presidency

Trump also said he thinks special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into the Trump campaign's possible ties with Russian Federation is "very biased" and has reservations...

Jun 18 2018

China announces tariffs on $50B of USA products

A truce was announced in May, but it proved short-lived. The United States has "now launched a trade war ", China's Commerce Ministry responded, saying it would imme...

Jun 18 2018

Tory rebellion back on after MPs reject May’s compromise

He told PA: "After what had been a very sensible negotiation, I thought we had an agreement, and at the last moment part of the text was changed to make the final motio...

Jun 17 2018

Second sheriff's deputy dies after shootings in Kansas City

Price Chopper will be collecting donations to help support the families of Deputy Patrick Rohrer and Deputy Theresa King who died Friday after an inmate opened fire on th...

Jun 17 2018

Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann Lead France Past Australia in 2018 World Cup

Pogba claimed France's late victor despite his effort taking a huge deflection off Australia defender Aziz Behich , with critics quick to single out the Manchester U...

Jun 17 2018

Manafort Heads to Jail After Judge Criticizes Witness Tampering

None of Manafort's charges refer to the allegations of Russian meddling and largely pre-date the two months he worked as Trump campaign head. "This is not middl...

Jun 17 2018

Former CIA Head Compares Trump’s Border Separation Policy to Nazi Germany

President Trump on Saturday doubled down on his tough rhetoric on MS-13 gang members, while accusing Democrats of "protecting" members of the violent gang as they "push f...

Jun 16 2018

Saudi-Led Attack on Yemen Aid Port Will Begin 'Within Days'

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) last week said it had pulled 71 international staff out of Yemen and moved them to Djibouti. The Saudi-led coalition...

Jun 16 2018

Trump wants his 'people' to be like Kim's 'people'

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he plans to call North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday, following their summit in Singapore this week. Pyongyang typ...

Jun 16 2018

Giuliani Says Trump's Call on Mueller Interview Likely Next Week

Despite misleading headlines, the inspector general's report on the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails shows a powerful law enforcement agency hobble...

Jun 16 2018

South Korea clears way for student exchanges with North Korea

Trump, speaking Friday with reporters gathered on the North Lawn after his surprise appearance on Fox, offered new insight into his relationship with the recluse leader. ...