• Immigrant mom heads to court to get her son back
Immigrant mom heads to court to get her son back

Stay up-to-date with the latest news, stories and insider events. While having children appear in court without their parents is not an uncommon practice, more children than before are being ordered into court. But they did not provide a timeline for how long that would take. And those notices are highlighting the fact that unaccompanied minors don...

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  • Nancy Pelosi Downplays Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Victory
Nancy Pelosi Downplays Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Victory

Jared Huffman said Wednesday. "The biggest hurdle that our communities have is cynicism-saying it's a done deal, who cares, there's no point to voting", Ocasio-Cortez told volunteers in the lead-up to election day. "Our median income is around $47,000 a year, we're about 70% people of colour". Greer noted the big differences between Ocasio-Co...

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  • Mattis vows 'strong defensive stance' on N. Korea
Mattis vows 'strong defensive stance' on N. Korea

The US Defence Secretary Mattis is out with some comments on North Korea and Japan, highlighting that the significance of the US-Japan alliance. Onodera said , "We agreed that Japan and the United States will work together with the global community in line with UN Security Council resolutions to get North Korea to abandon all its weapons of ma...

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  • Residents demand accountability after police tase unarmed black man in Pennsylvania
Residents demand accountability after police tase unarmed black man in Pennsylvania

One officer tells him to put his legs straight out. "Put your legs straight out and cross them now", said the other officer. That's when the male officer fires his Taser. No bat was found at the scene and the group said Williams didn't have one. PhillyVoice.com reports, "Williams was arrested on an outstanding warrant for possession of a co...

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  • At least Five Killed, Several Injured In Maryland Newsroom Shooting
At least Five Killed, Several Injured In Maryland Newsroom Shooting

The gunman , whose name was not immediately released, was believed to have used a shotgun, according to a United States official who was briefed on the investigation but not authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

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  • European Union leaders agree on a breakthrough deal to tackle the migration crisis
European Union leaders agree on a breakthrough deal to tackle the migration crisis

When asked about his view on the agreement, Italy's interior minister Matteo Salvini, who campaigned on an anti-immigrant platform, said "let's see the concrete commitments". However, much of the agreement - which comes amid an ongoing crisis over the influx of mainly North African and Middle Eastern refugees arriving by sea - is voluntary and it...

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  • Families Belong Together Rally takes downtown
Families Belong Together Rally takes downtown

The main grievance cited at most of the demonstrations was the Trump administration's so-called "zero-tolerance" policy, which calls for federal prosecutors to criminally prosecute every adult who enters the country illegally. "We came to the United States seeking help, and we never imagined that this could happen". He urged ICE agents to "not ...

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  • 9 arrests as federal police clear entrance to Portland ICE building
9 arrests as federal police clear entrance to Portland ICE building

In a series of tweets , Trump praised the agency as "one of the smartest, toughest and most spirited law enforcement groups of men and women that I have ever seen". The White House is set to appoint a new ICE director. Immigration and Customs Enforcement chief Tom Homan is serving his last day Friday as the controversial face of the Trump ad...

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  • Canada 'will not back down' over United States metals tariffs
Canada 'will not back down' over United States metals tariffs

Alberta trade minister Deron Bilous fully supports the federal government's decision to slap $16.6 billion of tariffs on a long list of U.S products. Canada and the US are among the world's two largest trading partners with an estimated $ 673.9 billion worth of goods and services exchanged in 2017, with the US scoring a small surplus ($ 8.4 bil...

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  • BAE wins $35 billion Australian warship building program
BAE wins $35 billion Australian warship building program

It is understood that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will confirm that BAE's Type 26 Global Combat ship will be the design for the new frigate program. The defence giant, under the terms of a 30-year contract, will supply nine ships based on the Type 26 frigate design which is now under construction for the Royal Navy.

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  • Wave of protests in U.S. over separation of migrant children
Wave of protests in U.S. over separation of migrant children

Thousands have gathered on a square across from the White House to protest the Trump administration's immigration policy . Firefighters at one point misted the crowd to help people cool off. "To finally have people on board wanting to take action, marching, taking to the streets", Rivas said. Demonstrators in front of the White House prior t...

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  • Hain and Murphy Irish border Brexit warning — European Union summit
Hain and Murphy Irish border Brexit warning — European Union summit

On the Irish border, the spokeswoman added: "We have never said anything other than it's very challenging". We can not guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. "But let me mention once again that the time is very short. All of us want a deal". "The European Council takes note, however, that other important aspects sti...

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  • Identity Thief Drains Bank Account Of 112-Year-Old Texas Veteran
Identity Thief Drains Bank Account Of 112-Year-Old Texas Veteran

Cousin Volma Overton declined to say how much was stolen but said it was a 'significant amount of money'. His family would not discuss the amount of money that was taken but said it was a "considerable amount". Richard Overton in March 2017, after a special presentation honouring him as the oldest living American war veteran. The Austin Poli...

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  • Indian police find 11 bodies in village house in mysterious circumstances
Indian police find 11 bodies in village house in mysterious circumstances

Earlier in a similar incident in Rajasthan's Barmer, 3 dead bodies were found dead hanging in a house. Some of the bodies were found hanging from the iron grill ceiling, while others were found lying on the floor with their hands and legs tied.

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  • Annapolis shooting suspect
Annapolis shooting suspect "wanted to get revenge", lawyer for harassed woman says

Among the five people killed in a shooting Thursday at The Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis , Maryland , was Wendi Winters , a reporter, mother of four and longtime youth mentor at her church. "The people who worked here are our friends, our neighbors, our colleagues , so it's sort of like a part of us has been taken with their death ...

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  • Almost 600 People Arrested Protesting Trump Immigration Policies
Almost 600 People Arrested Protesting Trump Immigration Policies

Help us grow and continue telling Israel's story to the world. Though many who show up will be seasoned anti-Trump demonstrators, others will be new to immigration activism, including parents who say they feel compelled to show up after heart-wrenching accounts of children forcibly taken from their families as they crossed the border illegally.

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  • Putin-Trump summit set for July 16 in Helsinki
Putin-Trump summit set for July 16 in Helsinki

Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov, speaking after Putin met US National Security Adviser John Bolton in the Kremlin, said the summit would take place in a mutually convenient third country and that several more weeks were needed to prepare for it.

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  • Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9
Trump says he'll name high court pick on July 9

Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, and Susan Collins, Maine, will nearly certainly be needed for Trump's eventual nominee to be confirmed, making them the most influential senators in the battle to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy , who announced Wednesday that he is retiring.

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  • Portland ICE facility protesters moved by Homeland Security agents in OR today
Portland ICE facility protesters moved by Homeland Security agents in OR today

The people occupying the area in front of the ICE headquarters were protesting the Trump administration's treatment of immigrants, including separating children from their parents at the southern border. So courageous! The radical left Dems want you out. ICE had no official comment, but Buch said the idea would be similar to the Federal Bureau of...

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  • Majority favour letting OPCW name chemical attack perpetrators
Majority favour letting OPCW name chemical attack perpetrators

A majority of the countries taking part in a special conference on Wednesday voted in favour of letting the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) name those responsible for carrying out such attacks. The worldwide community has endowed the global chemical weapons watchdog with new powers to identify those behind toxic arms a...

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