• US reunites 522 kids separated under 'Zero Tolerance' initiative
US reunites 522 kids separated under 'Zero Tolerance' initiative

She says she can't imagine being torn from her mother's arms. Some parents said they did not even know where their children were. "That is not what we stand for". More protests are planned for next weekend in states from CT to California. The number appears to come from a 2006 blog post from Rep Steve King, R-Iowa, who advocates limiting immigra...

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  • Trump officials pledge to reunite families amid border chaos
Trump officials pledge to reunite families amid border chaos

But the government is still struggling to reunite children who were separated and had already been turned over to social workers from the federal Health Department , and who have been sent to dorms around the country. The immigrants are mostly teenage boys and housed in tent-like structures. At criminal court hearings in McAllen, one lawyer iden...

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  • Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World’s Ugliest Dog title
Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World’s Ugliest Dog title

But all dogs are not handsome dogs (on the outside, at least). Rascal, a Chinese Crest, waits for the start of the World's Ugliest Dog Contest. On Saturday, this pinnacle moment of overt shallowness and die-hard canine competition returned to us when the 9-year-old English Bulldog Zsa Zsa was crowned "World's Ugliest Dog" at the Sonoma-Marin ...

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  • First Lady Melania Trump's jacket sparks controversy Photogallery
First Lady Melania Trump's jacket sparks controversy Photogallery

Reporters and political analysts debated this week over whether the jacket choice by the first lady , a former model, was innocuous or served as a hidden message to either her husband or the migrants themselves. It is holding 55 of the thousands of children under USA government supervision. The youthful jacket sharply contrasts with the firs...

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  • Conservatives see opening in Trump’s immigration tweets
Conservatives see opening in Trump’s immigration tweets

The current deadlock has left Washington in the same place it was in 2006, the last time a Republican president and GOP-led Congress tried to reshape immigration laws. He said Democrats would be playing defense on the issue of families if Republicans were to force them to vote on a it. "The Republican-controlled Congress, which waited for Trump...

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  • Iran lists demands for improving relations with US
Iran lists demands for improving relations with US

He said the length of the list was simple testament to the "scope of the malign behavior of Iran". Iran has announced a list of 15 demands for improving relations with the United States, including a U.S. "We can begin adopting confidence-building measures to bring regional countries closer to each other on the basis of such principles as the sove...

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  • Trump advocates depriving undocumented immigrants of due-process rights
Trump advocates depriving undocumented immigrants of due-process rights

They say the President is still 100 per cent behind us", McCaul said on Fox News Sunday. In a tweet, he called on Democratic lawmakers to help pass immigration reform, despite on Friday telling Republicans to " stop wasting their time " on the issue until after midterm elections in November.

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  • Alec Baldwin Invites Melania Trump on ‘SNL': ‘Come Over to the Light’
Alec Baldwin Invites Melania Trump on ‘SNL': ‘Come Over to the Light’

Her jacket comes in the wake of the backlash of the Trump administration's family separation policy. We know what you're thinking. SNL actor Alec Baldwin portrays US President Donald Trump on the show. (The president said it was a criticism of the "fake news" media). "Dear Melania", Baldwin wrote on Twitter. When Baldwin first revealed th...

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  • Everything you need to know about Alison Ettel, aka 'Permit Patty'
Everything you need to know about Alison Ettel, aka 'Permit Patty'

The incident occurred in San Francisco in front of an apartment building, and according to Ettel, she grew frustrated because they were so loud in trying to sell water. Caught off guard when Ettel approached 8-year-old Jordan for a permit, Austin told the blog that she intervened. Austin's caption also included the hashtag #PermitPatty .

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  • Melania’s ‘I Don’t Care’ Jacket Refers to ‘Fake Media,’ Says the President
Melania’s ‘I Don’t Care’ Jacket Refers to ‘Fake Media,’ Says the President

First lady Melania Trump at border facility: "How long is the time that the max time that somebody spent here that they are reunited with their family?" Pop City owner Rhonda Findley said she came up with the shirt because she's frustrated and upset with the tone of the current debate over immigration.

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  • PM, partner introduce their baby
PM, partner introduce their baby

A radiant Ms Ardern revealed her daughter's name is Neve Te Aroha Ardern-Gayford. Mr Gayford said that the birth had been "all a bit of a blur. for both of us", but added: "I won't forget the look on Jacinda's face when she finally held the baby.

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  • At nationwide rallies, protesters and lawmakers decry separation of immigrant families
At nationwide rallies, protesters and lawmakers decry separation of immigrant families

Trump had publicly backed the bill earlier in the week. Some 2,300 children were taken from their parents since May under the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policy. According to White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, the child was not detained separately from her mother. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti told reporters on Friday there ...

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  • Saudi women take the wheel for first time as driving ban expires
Saudi women take the wheel for first time as driving ban expires

Women in Riyadh and other cities began zipping around streets bathed in amber light soon after the ban was lifted at midnight, with some blasting music from behind the wheel. Criticism against women driving has largely been muted since since King Salman announced past year that they would be allowed to drive. Others are training at new state-ru...

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  • Bavarians offer respite in migrant plan row with Merkel
Bavarians offer respite in migrant plan row with Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French leader Emmanuel macron have agreed to establish a Eurozone budget, this became known after the negotiations in the German castle of Meseberg. Spanish authorities said they had rescued almost 600 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing from Africa, while off the coast of Libya coastguards recove...

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  • Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget
Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron met outside Berlin to discuss the proposal, which had been advocated by Macron. Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert dismissed the suggestion that the chancellor was trying to buy deals on migrants with financial concessions. "We are opening a new chapter", she said.

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  • Salvini: Malta must take in ‘outlaw’ migrant vessel
Salvini: Malta must take in ‘outlaw’ migrant vessel

Macron also broadly backed Merkel in a clash over migration policy with a Bavarian party that's part of her governing coalition. We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. "For the safety of the crew and passengers we have asked Malta to open its ports", the leader of the far-right League tweeted , claiming the vessel was in...

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  • Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket
Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

Trump left Washington wearing a green, hooded military jacket that had "I really don't care, do u?" written in graffiti-style on the back in white lettering that left the blogosphere wondering what message she was trying to send as she flew off to visit migrant children.

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  • New Zealand leader welcomes newborn girl 'to our village'
New Zealand leader welcomes newborn girl 'to our village'

CNN's most senior global correspondent Christiane Amanpour told Heather du Plessis-Allan the Prime Minister's proving to the world women can juggle motherhood and a career. "But this is news that Jacinda wanted to share with New Zealand, and for it to be part of New Zealand, and I think her and Clarke have managed to do just that".

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  • Pres. Trump holds rally in Duluth
Pres. Trump holds rally in Duluth

In his address he briefly mentioned his decision to sign an executive order after spending days insisting, wrongly, that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border because of federal law and a court decision.

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  • Turkey Opposition Candidate Blasts Erdogan at Massive Rally
Turkey Opposition Candidate Blasts Erdogan at Massive Rally

The stakes in this election are particularly high as the new president will be the first to enjoy enhanced powers under a new constitution agreed in a April 2017 referendum strongly backed by Erdogan. "Mr Muharrem, we are living in a state of law", he said, adding "all measures" had been taken for voting security. "Russia and the United States ar...

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