Juncker to visit Dublin amid Irish border differences post-Brexit

24 Jun, 2018

The taoiseach did not make the summit dinner last night because had business in Dublin with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. He said: "The clock is ticking on the Brexit process and it is imperative that an agreement is struck which will protect jobs, the economy and ensure there is no hard border in Northern Ireland".


No easy escape for jogger who crossed US-Canada border accidentally

24 Jun, 2018

Roman, who wasn't carrying her I.D.at the time, was staying with her mother in North Delta, British Columbia, while she studied English, CBC News reports . "It was just unfair that there was nothing, no sign at the border", Ferne told CBC. "It's like a trap... anybody can be caught up at the border like this".


US House rejects conservative immigration bill

24 Jun, 2018

Heck, it's not even noon yet. Trump , in his remarks, also suggested those illegally in the United States commit more crimes on a statistical basis than citizens or resident aliens. "I think this is one of his best moments". "But a lot of our members want to be able to express themselves by voting for the policies that they like, so they can express their votes on the floor".


Sarah Sanders: Restaurant kicked me out because of Trump

24 Jun, 2018

A decision by the administration to criminally prosecute every undocumented migrant crossing the border led to some 2,300 children being separated from their parents in May and June, and sparked a global wave of outrage . And they had all watched Ms Sanders evade questions and defend Mr Trump's controversial immigration policies which had led to the separation of families trying to enter the U.S.


Jonathan Moyo offers chilling warning to Mnangagwa after Bulawayo bomb

24 Jun, 2018

According to Reuters , one of Zimbabwe's vice presidents, Constantino Chiwenga and his wife, have minor injuries. Mnangagwa, 75, assumed the presidency in November after Zimbabwe's longtime leader, Robert Mugabe , was deposed by the military in a bloodless coup.


Slain US rapper XXXTentaction missed out on being a dad

24 Jun, 2018

A 22-year-old Florida man has been taken into custody and charged with the first degree murder of the controversial rapper. Detectives are still seeking additional suspects in the death. This is one hell of a coincidence in timing... or it could be linked somehow to the idea that XXXTentacion's murder was premeditated , and had been a long time in coming, as we've been reporting .


Ethiopia rally attacker targeted Prime Minister, says organiser

24 Jun, 2018

President Kenyatta urged Prime Minister Abiy to continue the task of uniting the Ethiopian people, ensuring the stability of the country and sustained growth of its economy. "[He] has instituted enough socioeconic and political reforms, [which makes it] unlikely to respond to the attack today by instituting some of the repressive measures which he has lifted since his tenure [began]", he told Al Jazeera.


Melania Trump Visits Texas Shelter For Undocumented Children

24 Jun, 2018

Thank you for your heroic work that you do every day and what you do for those children. Hindustan Times, owned by HT Media Ltd, is one of India's largest publications that provides unbiased news, analysis and features on politics, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and more .


North Korea still a nuclear threat

24 Jun, 2018

FILE PHOTO: North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un listens to U.S. President Donald Trump as they meet in a one-on-one bilateral session at the start of their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018.


First Lady Melania Trump visits detention center for migrant children in Texas

24 Jun, 2018

But, it's the green jacket that has people talking. It was not available online as of Thursday afternoon. First lady Melania Trump boarded a flight to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents wearing a jacket that read "I really don't care, do u?" Grisham told reporters on the trip that the visit was the first lady's idea, and she planned the visit before the president signed his executive order .


‘I really don’t care’: Melania Trump jackets stuns on migrant visit

22 Jun, 2018

The high in the District on Friday , the first day of summer, was 86 degrees. She made a stop at Upbring New Hope Children's Center in McAllen, Texas, a shelter that houses about 55 kids, ages 5 to 17, who are mostly from Guatemala. "The images struck her, as a mother, as a human being", Grisham said. First lady Melania Trump on Thursday traveled to Texas to speak to children and officials at a shelter for migrant children.


South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North

22 Jun, 2018

Following the June 12 summit in Singapore, Trump stunned US lawmakers, allies and Pentagon officials with plans to halt military exercises with USA ally South Korea and by Tuesday officially announced the cancellation of the exercises slated for August.


President Trump Signs Executive Order to End Family Separations

22 Jun, 2018

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. Republicans joined Democrats to vote by 193-231 to scupper the more hawkish bill. Meadows later told reporters the bill was not "ready for prime time"'.


German Leaders Mull Next Steps in Migration Standoff

22 Jun, 2018

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, who also leads the CSU, may be tempted to use his powers to implement his party's call for more powers to turn away refugees registered in other European Union states. Mr Schmieding said: "She will need a bit of a compromise here and there". Merkel now faces a risky mutiny from her hardline Bavarian Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, who has vowed to defy her and order police to shut German borders to most asylum seekers by early July absent an ...


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

22 Jun, 2018

She was born July 4, 1971, at the San Francisco Zoo. The Gorilla Foundation says it will honor Koko's legacy by working on wildlife conservation in Africa, a great ape sanctuary in Hawaii and a new sign language app. The documentary is a sweet and fascinating look at a creature that not only touched many lives, but bridged a huge gap that will impact scientific methods for years to come.


A child’s anguish meets America’s indifference on new TIME cover

22 Jun, 2018

The picture, clicked by Getty photographer John Moore - a Pulitzer prize victor - has gone viral on social media. According to Time , Moore had said,"This one was tough for me". "It was a moonless night", Moore told NPR in a recent interview. The photo of the crying child was captured by award-winning photographer John Moore on June 12.


Five dead killed after US Border Patrol auto chase in Texas

21 Jun, 2018

Four people were killed at the scene and a fifth person died at a hospital in San Antonio , the sheriff said. Another occupant remains in critical condition with potentially life-threatening injuries. Since the policy was brought in almost 2,000 children are thought to have been taken away from their parents because they crossed the border and were living in the U.S.


Methodists, prosecutors scold Sessions over border policy

21 Jun, 2018

In an interview Tuesday, Sessions said numerous adults who are bringing children with them are not related. Earlier this year Sessions announced a "zero-tolerance" policy that means all adults who cross the border illegally are being prosecuted, which means children can not be held with adults.


Japan hopes United States defends region despite Korea drills' suspension

21 Jun, 2018

Dana White , spokeswoman for the US Defence Department, said planning for the summer drills had stopped, but no decisions have been made on any other military exercises with South Korea. Seoul , which has tens of thousands of USA troops on its soil to help protect it from its hostile northern neighbor, said the suspension would affect the large-scale Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercises slated for August.


Elon Musk Just Predicted Exactly When Tesla Stock Will Rebound

21 Jun, 2018

The accusations of sabotage come a week after Musk announced layoffs for 9 percent of the company's workforce. Musk's email about sabotage comes as Tesla races to ramp up production of its mission-critical Model 3 sedan to 5,000 cars a week.


'Abandoned' Blatter regrets not quitting Federation Internationale de Football Association earlier

21 Jun, 2018

His appearance at the World Cup in Russian Federation is likely to embarrassing for FIFA and its new head, Gianni Infantino . "It is good for me because when I came back, I had the impression that it is my World Cup", he said. "I am not here to analyse the games", said the Swiss official, who has travelled to Russian Federation with his partner Linda Barras. "I feel a little abandoned because I am suspended, but I am still the elected president".


Indonesia ferry sinks leaving 1 confirmed dead, dozens missing

21 Jun, 2018

Budiawan, the head of the search and rescue agency in the nearby city of Medan, said the overcrowded boat was filled with an estimated 150 people and 55 motorbikes. She added: "I wanted to grab my child but I couldn't. There were three people stacked on top of him". The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said there were unconfirmed reports of up to 130 people on board the ferry, which was hit by high waves and strong winds.


US Leaves UN Human Rights Council

21 Jun, 2018

After several months of threats, the Trump Administration has finally chose to pull out of the United Nations' Human Rights Council. "China will continue, working with all sides, to make its contribution to the healthy development of human rights around the world via constructive dialogue and cooperation", he added.


Setting up new showdown, Britain's May rejects Brexit proposal

20 Jun, 2018

They backed, by 354 votes to 235, an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill created to strengthen the terms of the "meaningful vote" that Theresa May has promised to give Parliament. Crucially, the motion will be unamendable, meaning MPs can not insert a requirement for Mrs May to go back to the negotiating table, extend the Brexit transition or revoke the UK's withdrawal under Article 50.


All 5 first ladies speak out against family-separation immigration policy

20 Jun, 2018

Earlier in the day, USA first lady Melania Trump said that she "hates to see children separated from their families" at America's border. The current policy stems from the Trump administration's " zero tolerance " toward people crossing the border illegally.



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