• First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online
First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

Melania Trump's spokeswoman said it was "just a jacket" - nothing to see here. Emblazoned on the back of the jacket is the slogan "I really don't care, do you?" One user asked: "What the hell kind of grown ass woman wears a jacket meant for an angry teenager who is trying to piss off her parents or her teachers to go take pictures with kidna...

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  • Uber driver streaming
Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before Arizona crash

Police obtained records from Hulu suggesting that Vasquez was watching " The Voice ", a singing talent competition that airs on NBC, just before the crash . The system was disabled while Uber's cars are under computer control, "to reduce the potential for erratic vehicle behavior", the NTSB report said.

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  • Jogger detained for weeks after crossing US-Canada border
Jogger detained for weeks after crossing US-Canada border

She said she hadn't seen the signs while jogging along the beach and assumed it wouldn't be a big deal. So began a two-week nightmare that landed her in a prison jumpsuit. Christiane Ferne rushed to the facility in a panic, bringing with her Roman's passport and study permits. That was not to be the case, according to USA immigration officials,...

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  • Zimbabwe's President Narrowly Escapes Apparent Assassination Attempt
Zimbabwe's President Narrowly Escapes Apparent Assassination Attempt

Mnangagwa , a former Mugabe loyalist installed after the army ousted his erstwhile patron, said the object had "exploded a few inches away from me, but it is not my time". " People started running in all directions and then immediately the president's motorcade left at a very high speed". Mr Mnangagwa had been speaking in Bulawayo ahead of July...

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  • Sanders says she was booted from Virginia restaurant for working for Trump
Sanders says she was booted from Virginia restaurant for working for Trump

Speaking to The Washington Post , Red Hen owner Stephanie Wilkinson said she was actually home when she got a phone call informing her that Sanders had walked into her small, farm-to-table restaurant. The D.C. location of the restaurant tweeted to distance itself from the situation on Saturday: "Good morning!" The other Trump official to r...

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  • US First lady Melania Trump visits detained immigrant children
US First lady Melania Trump visits detained immigrant children

They also fund border security . The President was not required to sign anything to change the administration's practice that elicited outrage. "They do not know where these children's' parents are". She learned the children are allowed a 10-minute phone call twice a week. "I signed a very good executive order yesterday, but that's only limi...

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  • Frustrated Ireland calls for Brexit talks to intensify
Frustrated Ireland calls for Brexit talks to intensify

Jean-Claude Juncker's visit comes ahead of next week's key European Council meeting. "We wanted to make it clear again and again that Ireland is not alone, we have Ireland backed by 26 members states and by the Commission and that will not change", Juncker said ahead of an address to both houses of Ireland's parliament.

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  • In Extending State of Emergency, Trump Declares North Korea an 'Extraordinary Threat'
In Extending State of Emergency, Trump Declares North Korea an 'Extraordinary Threat'

The Trump administration on Friday issued a routine notice to Congress describing the threat as reasoning for keeping sanctions in place on North Korea. "They're destroying their engine site", Trump said . US and South Korean forces have been training together for years, and routinely rehearse everything from beach landings to an invasion from...

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  • One dead, 154 injured in Ethiopia grenade attack
One dead, 154 injured in Ethiopia grenade attack

There were no immediate details of any casualties, the BBC reported citing the local media . AP video from the scene showed bloodstained ground and abandoned shoes while people chanting the prime minister's name fled, some clutching their heads in shock and despair.

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  • Chaos and unanswered calls as parents try to find separated children
Chaos and unanswered calls as parents try to find separated children

Jodi Goodwin, a lawyer from Garlingen, Texas, told CNN on Friday that all 25 of her adult clients have children, but only two have been able to contact their children by phone. The chances of a bill passing are "not good, and worse with the POTUS tweets ", said one aide who requested anonymity to speak candidly about the sensitive issue.

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  • Safety driver in fatal autonomous Uber crash was watching Hulu
Safety driver in fatal autonomous Uber crash was watching Hulu

A safety driver operating an Uber self-driving vehicle looked down at a phone that was streaming The Voice on Hulu 204 times during a 43-minute test drive that ended when pedestrian Elaine Herzberg was struck and killed in Tempe , Arizona , according to a 318-page police report reviewed by TechCrunch.

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  • President Trump Signs Order to End Family Separations at Border
President Trump Signs Order to End Family Separations at Border

Around 2,300 children, some as young as four, were separated from their families in the weeks since the controversial policy went into effect in May. It has been a awful thing for the families torn apart, and some of them, it is becoming frighteningly clear, may never recover, may never be brought back together again.

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  • What does a 'meaningful vote' on Brexit really mean?
What does a 'meaningful vote' on Brexit really mean?

Anna Soubry, one of six Conservative rebels who voted against the government on Wednesday told how she feared the editor of one of Britain's leading pro-Brexit newspapers had "made a small doll that looks like me and is sticking pins in its throat, as every time I want to speak".

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  • Trump huddles with Republicans as backlash over family separations intensifies
Trump huddles with Republicans as backlash over family separations intensifies

US President Donald Trump has defended his policy of splitting up families entering the US illegally, defying a growing chorus of condemnation. Videos of youngsters in cages and an audiotape of wailing children have sparked anger at home from groups ranging from clergy to influential business leaders , as well as condemnation from overseas.

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  • Trump directing Pentagon to create a ‘Space Force’ military branch
Trump directing Pentagon to create a ‘Space Force’ military branch

Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to carry out the assignment. Trump also signed a directive on the management of traffic and debris in space. However, the US Congress would need to pass a law authorising the Trump administration to create any new branch of the military, media reports said.

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  • GOP aims at stopping family separation with immigration votes Thursday
GOP aims at stopping family separation with immigration votes Thursday

American issued a statement explaining that the airline had requested that the government "refrain" from using their services. "The bottom line is this - we are going to take action to keep families together while we enforce our immigration laws".

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  • Priest loses temper and slaps crying baby during christening service
Priest loses temper and slaps crying baby during christening service

The woman holding the baby tries to pull the little one away, but the priest holds on to its tiny head. A family was shocked when a priest slapped their baby across the face when he wouldn't stop crying during his baptism. A couple presumed to be the parents is heard gasping at this in the video. The priest got irritated and was speaking loud...

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  • Number of missing people in Indonesian lake boat disaster raises to 166
Number of missing people in Indonesian lake boat disaster raises to 166

Numerous passengers were celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Relatives weep at Tigaras port after learning that their family members are among the passengers of a ferry which sank on Monday, in Simalungun, North Sumatera, Indonesia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

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  • Record 68.5 Million Displaced in 2017, 3M Refugees Created — UN Refugee Agency
Record 68.5 Million Displaced in 2017, 3M Refugees Created — UN Refugee Agency

For the fourth year running, Turkey was again the country with the largest number of refugees - mostly Syrians - at 3.5 million at the end of 2017. Asylum seekers still awaiting the outcome of their claims to refugee status also rose by around 300,000.

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  • Trump signs executive order terminating immigrant family separation policy
Trump signs executive order terminating immigrant family separation policy

It keeps families together while they are in custody, expedites their cases, and asks the Department of Defense to help house them. They say Trump told them: "We need to figure this out". Obama's statement comes as many Democratic and Republican lawmakers push forward with legislation that would end the policy. Planning at the Justice Departme...

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