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Gaza militants fire rockets at southern Israel as IDF strikes Hamas targets

Gaza militants fire rockets at southern Israel as IDF strikes Hamas targets The Israeli military said in a statement that five Palestinian militants were wounded while attempting "to sabotage a security infrastructure" along the border in the northern Gaza Strip. The army warned that it had the "intelligence knowledge and operational capability" to conduct additional strikes if the balloon and kite attacks continued. [Full Article...]

Canada Passes Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use

Canada Passes Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Use NDP members supported the bill while those on the Conservative benches voted against it. The bill has been the subject of more than a year of fractious debate and games of legislative ping-pong between the Senate and lawmakers in Canada's lower house of Parliament. [Full Article...]

Trump huddles with Republicans as backlash over family separations intensifies

Trump huddles with Republicans as backlash over family separations intensifies Now even the Faith and Freedom Coalition, one of Trump's loudest cheerleaders, has weighed in ever so gently: "The separation of families illegally crossing the border is heartbreaking and tragic, part of the larger tragedy of a broken immigration system that does not reflect our values or our faith". [Full Article...]

MN AG demands end to Trump 'zero tolerance' policy

MN AG demands end to Trump 'zero tolerance' policy Watch above, via Fox News. "This is clearly something that the administration can change", he added. "The law does not require the systematic separation of families under these circumstances". To address the rise of families being separated at the border, the measure proposes keeping children in detention with their parents, undoing two-decade-old rules that limit the time minors can be held i... [Full Article...]

5 dead after SUV carrying 14 people chased by Border Patrol crashes

5 dead after SUV carrying 14 people chased by Border Patrol crashes Nearby other children are crying too but a Border Control Agent seemed unmoved. Adults are now immediately charged and jailed and their children taken away from them in traumatising circumstances. "We have to keep family members together and prevent unnecessary hardship, stress and outrage", Cornyn said. "Well we have an orchestra here, right?" They wait until after they drive families to the ce... [Full Article...]

#BillyCaldwell 's health deteriorates after Home Office medication seizure

#BillyCaldwell 's health deteriorates after Home Office medication seizure After a week-long struggle, Home Secretary Sajid Javid used "an exceptional power" on Saturday to return some of the medicine confiscated from the mother when she tried to bring it into the United Kingdom from Canada. The medication was confiscated from Billy's mother Charlotte on Monday as she made her way back to the United Kingdom from Canada, where she received the prescription. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom vows to vote against Palestine at UN Human Rights Council

United Kingdom vows to vote against Palestine at UN Human Rights Council The US representative blasted the council as "not worthy of its name", describing it as "a protector of human rights abusers and a cesspool of political bias". Among reforms the U.S. had been seeking was to make it easier to kick out member state with egregious rights records. Israel is the only country in the world whose rights record comes up for discussion at every council session , under "I... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans buck Trump and back bill to halt immigrant family separations

Since the announcement of President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" approach over immigration began earlier this year, almost 2,000 children were separated from their parents at the border. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) introduced a bill called the "Keep Families Together Act" last month to stop child separations. Inside the South Texas warehouse, hundreds of immigration children wa... [Full Article...]

England's Harry Kane wants to be 'best in the world'

England's Harry Kane wants to be 'best in the world' I want to be up there with the best in the world and the only way to do that is to perform on the big stage and in the big moments. If you felt a ripple of excitement coming over the Irish Sea last night it was probably caused by ecstatic celebrations in England at the end of their last-gasp World Cup victory over Tunisia . [Full Article...]

Dow Falls 300 Points as Trump Doubles Down on Tariffs

Dow Falls 300 Points as Trump Doubles Down on Tariffs President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war . The small-cap Russell 2000 index, whose components are relatively more insulated to a global trade war, was down 0.51 percent. The tariffs , which Trump wants set at a 10 percent rate, would be the l... [Full Article...]

Greek police fire teargas to protesters over Macedonia deal

Greek police fire teargas to protesters over Macedonia deal United Nations under-secretary-general for political affairs Rosemary DiCarlo, longterm United Nations negotiator Matthew Nimetz, EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini and EU enlargement commissioner Johannes Hahn were on hand, snapping pictures with their smartphones. [Full Article...]

U.S. announces it will leave United Nations human rights council

U.S. announces it will leave United Nations human rights council The decision, should it come to pass, would occur after months of talks between the US and other member countries, with the USA critical of agenda items singling out Israel for condemnation over its treatment of Palestinians. The move has come after a series of talks between the U.S. and United Nations member states in NY and Geneva on reforming the agenda of the council. [Full Article...]

'Minor explosion' reported at north London tube station

'Minor explosion' reported at north London tube station A small number of people have been treated at the scene", writes the Telegraph . The Express reports that, according to the Metropolitan Police, officers are working to establish the cause of the blast. A large cordon is now in place and the station remains closed. There is now no Piccadilly line service between Arnos Grove and Cockfosters. No serious injuries reported and enquiries conti... [Full Article...]

Woman Yelling 'Allahu Akbar' Slashes Two with Blade in France

Woman Yelling 'Allahu Akbar' Slashes Two with Blade in France An unidentified woman yelled " Allahu Akbar! " and then stabbed two people with a box cutter late Sunday morning at a French Riviera supermarket in the town of La-Seyne-Sur-Mer, outside Toulon. Police later searched her home to determine if she had any links to the ISIS group. Mr Marchal said: "This appears to be an isolated incident caused by a person with proven psychiatric troubles". [Full Article...]

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

All 5 first ladies speak out against family-separation immigration policy More adults were being jailed as a result, which led to their children being separated from them. Trump's meeting late Tuesday afternoon with House Republicans comes at a time when lawmakers in both parties are up in arms over the administration's " zero tolerance " approach to illegal border crossings. [Full Article...]

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation Then a distraught but determined 6-year-old Salvadoran girl pleads repeatedly for someone to call her aunt. "You look at what's happening in Europe, you look at what's happening in other places - we can't allow that to happen to the United States, not on my watch", Mr Trump said at the White House while announcing an unrelated policy. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un in China for talks with President Xi

Kim Jong-un in China for talks with President Xi Mr Kim's current visit to Beijing is his third to China within three months. The report suggests that during the meeting with Xi and Chinese officials, Kim will discuss the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula , and potential negotiating strategies he might adopt in meeting with the USA moving forward. [Full Article...]

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’ It simply directs the US Department of Defense to begin planning for this new sixth branch of the military. In March , in a speech to a group of marines, he said the " space force " started as a joke, but then became a serious idea. Whatever form it takes, the creation of a new branch of the military will only invite more waste in a Department of Defense bureaucracy that continues to siphon... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump speaks out against child migrant camps

Clinton also the former first lady Laura Bush was "absolutely right" when she wrote in an op-ed article in The Washington Post over the weekend: "This zero-tolerance policy is cruel". Juan Vargas, D-Calif., and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. "These minors are very well taken care of". On Monday, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Public Affairs released one minute and 33 se... [Full Article...]

The Best Tweets Responding to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's Lies. Period

The Best Tweets Responding to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's Lies. Period Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she hasn't heard newly released audio of crying children who have been separated from their families at the U.S. "I would cite you to the Apostle Paul and his clear and wise command in Romans 13, to obey the laws of the government because God has ordained them for the objective of order", he said Thursday. [Full Article...]


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