• Nikki Haley Pummels UN Human Rights Council - Katie Pavlich
Nikki Haley Pummels UN Human Rights Council - Katie Pavlich

However, Haley notes how "this step is not a retreat from human rights commitments". "The Human Rights Council enables abuses by absolving wrongdoers through silence and falsely condemning those that committed no offence", Pompeo said . "We take this step because our commitment does not allow us to remain a part of a hypocritical and self-servin...

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  • U.S., South Korea Agree To Suspend Joint Military Exercise
U.S., South Korea Agree To Suspend Joint Military Exercise

The idea was proposed by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when he met South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the landmark April 27 summit. "Following close cooperation, South Korea and the USA made a decision to suspend all planning activities for the UFG, the defensive exercise slated for August", the South Korean Ministry of Defense announc...

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  • Euro reforms will be backed by German coalition, lawmakers - Merkel
Euro reforms will be backed by German coalition, lawmakers - Merkel

Merkel said her talks with Conte and other European leaders in coming weeks would focus on the question of how the European Union could enable a stable government in Libya and how its coast guard could be better trained. The proposed steps come ahead of the June 28-29 summit in Brussels at which EU leaders will attempt to agree on a joint migrati...

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  • Don't tie our hands, says United Kingdom govt, as Brexit debate begins
Don't tie our hands, says United Kingdom govt, as Brexit debate begins

But if we face the prospect of a "meaningless process" rather than a "meaningful vote", Parliament will be enraged". Asked whether he backed calls for a so-called "People's Vote" on the final Brexit deal, the economist replied: "We've had vote after vote there's no doubt about what the will of the people is on this question".

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  • Dead As SUV Being Chased Crashes In South Texas
Dead As SUV Being Chased Crashes In South Texas

As a result of these prosecutions, they can be separated from their children. The dog kennel: That's how the Border Patrol processing facility in McAllen is known, because of the chain-link fencing penning more than a thousand migrants inside.

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  • Spains says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants
Spains says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants

VALENCIA , Spain-Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for some 630 people who were rescued from the Mediterranean only to become the latest pawn in Europe's battle over immigration.

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  • U.S. slaps 25% tariffs on $50 bn worth of Chinese imports
U.S. slaps 25% tariffs on $50 bn worth of Chinese imports

The official declined to comment on China's recent offer to purchase an additional $70 billion worth of American farm and energy commodities and manufactured goods to resolve the trade disputes. It calls for creating Chinese global competitors in information technology, numerical control machinery and robotics, aerospace and aviation equipment, mar...

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  • Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis; Second Country in World to Do So
Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis; Second Country in World to Do So

The Canadian Senate voted on Tuesday to legalise cannabis, bringing Canada one step closer to becoming the first G7 country to authorise consumption and production of the mind-altering drug. Wilson Raybould, meanwhile, said she considers the matter to be under the purview of Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. "We would like to commend the fear...

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  • Balderas, Democratic AG’s urging end to border separations
Balderas, Democratic AG’s urging end to border separations

President Trump defended his tough enforcement of immigration laws on Monday, telling reporters that the U.S. "will not be a migrant camp and it will not be a refugee holding facility". The policy places adults trying to cross the border into custody, and places children in detention centres. "It takes a lasting, and sometimes even irrevers...

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  • Former Trump campaign manager on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'
Former Trump campaign manager on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

According to Petkanas, in one particularly heart-wrenching incident, a 10-year old girl who has Down's Syndrome was taken from her mother and confined to "a cage" recently at a border crossing, by immigration officials. "There are some who saw your words last night as overlooking an individual when there are so many affected by this". But Lewan...

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  • Governors rule imposed in Indian-occupied Kashmir
Governors rule imposed in Indian-occupied Kashmir

It cited this as one of its reasons to break its alliance with the PDP and seeking Governor's Rule. "They (PDP) grossly underestimate the capacity of BJP". The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is working on something in connection with the ongoing issue in Jammu and Kashmir , the leader said. On the other hand, the PDP's support base in Kashmi...

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  • Three men killed in gang-related shooting in southern Sweden
Three men killed in gang-related shooting in southern Sweden

Officials said the crime appears to be linked to organized or gang crime, not terrorism. Sintenus said there was no motive for the late Monday shooting "but generally speaking" a feud could start over business conflicts, girls or a perceived lack of respect by others.

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  • Merkel avoids government collapse over immigration but faces deadline
Merkel avoids government collapse over immigration but faces deadline

Three years after her decision to open Germany's borders to migrants fleeing war in Syria and Iraq and misery elsewhere, Merkel is still struggling to find a sustainable response to complaints from the CSU, her Bavarian allies, over her refugee policy.

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  • China blasts Trump's new tariff threat, warns it will retaliate
China blasts Trump's new tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

Last week, Mr. Trump announced plans for tariffs on $ 50 billion worth of imports from China in the technology sector, a move aimed at what he called "bringing balance to our trade relationship with China". It was not immediately clear when the new tariffs could be put in place, as the trade office has yet to identify the Chinese goods to be...

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  • DHS chief: Dem child-abuse claim 'cowardly'
DHS chief: Dem child-abuse claim 'cowardly'

She called on Congress to change the law to close the loopholes in the nation's immigration system in order to keep families together. But the policy has drawn condemnation from medical professionals, religious leaders and immigration activists, who warn that some children could suffer lasting psychological trauma.

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  • U.S. plans to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council
U.S. plans to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council

Since taking office, the administration has announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, the United Nations educational and cultural organization and the Iran nuclear deal. A full pullout by the USA would leave the council without one of its traditional defenders of human rights. The United States initially shunned the panel over Pre...

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  • Homeland Security chief denies policy separates families at border
Homeland Security chief denies policy separates families at border

Said Nielsen of the children: "Don't believe the press". Administration officials have defended the tactic as necessary to secure the border and suggested it would act as a deterrent to illegal immigration . "And it can be taken care of quickly, beautifully, and we'll have safety". Amendments to the Flores settlement "would allow for ...

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  • The only thing Kane hasn't done is score in August, says Southgate
The only thing Kane hasn't done is score in August, says Southgate

Speaking following the dramatic victory, England boss Gareth Southgate was full of praise for his players, visibly delighted with their performance against the Eagles of Carthage. I remember meeting one of the Arsenal team that famously won at Anfield in 1989 to win the league title. "I'm reeling it back a little bit and I'll just say we'll onl...

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  • Laura Bush op-ed on Trump immigration policy: It's 'immoral'
Laura Bush op-ed on Trump immigration policy: It's 'immoral'

Laura Bush was right when she compared the current situation at the southern border to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. The Department of Homeland Security published a "Myth vs. So, I implore you to stop it now. "Americans pride ourselves on being a moral nation, on being the nation that sends humanitarian relief to pl...

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  • 'Allahu Akbar' shouting woman injures two people in France
'Allahu Akbar' shouting woman injures two people in France

The customer was taken to hospital a non life-threatening chest injury while the cashier suffered a minor eye injury. The woman " was in a panic, she was afraid, she did not understand what was happening to her, she had no strength left ", Sebastien said.

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