• First Lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated
First Lady Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated

Melania Trump also spoke out about the thousands of migrant children separated from their parents. In a guest column for the Washington Post Sunday, Mrs. Because the government is charging the parents in the criminal justice system, children are separated from them, without a clear procedure for their reunification aside from hotlines the pare...

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  • DHS: About 2000 minors separated from families
DHS: About 2000 minors separated from families

As the adults are being charged with a crime and detained, the children that travel with them are being separated and classed as unaccompanied minors. "Lots of things are said in the Bible, but that doesn't mean you should do them", Oliver said. He then went on to quote the scripture Romans 13 , which he said commanded that people obey the law b...

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  • Rescue boat Aquarius finally docks in Valencia
Rescue boat Aquarius finally docks in Valencia

Lifeline's crew helped transfer the migrants onto a Singapore-flagged merchant ship, the Viking Amber, and remained at sea as it usually does for any subsequent rescues, according to Lifeline co-founder Axel Steier. Nine rescue boats, a helicopter and an airplane from the European border agency, Frontex, are taking part in the operation. Many of ...

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  • Kim's latest China trip shows United States pressure easing after summit
Kim's latest China trip shows United States pressure easing after summit

To date, Xi Jinping , Donald Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong are the only heads of state the young Korean leader has met. Has North Korea won vital support from China before the Trump summit? Kim "felt thanks for and highly praised China's promotion of denuclearisation of the Korean Penin...

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  • Wall Street dips but off earlier lows; Nasdaq flat
Wall Street dips but off earlier lows; Nasdaq flat

If the United States goes ahead with the new $200 billion tariffs, they are more likely to be directly felt by individuals than the previous round. The tariffs were quickly matched by China on USA exports, including lobsters and soybeans, a move that drew the president's ire.

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  • US Forces in Afghanistan Launch Strike Against top Islamic Militants
US Forces in Afghanistan Launch Strike Against top Islamic Militants

US forces had conducted the strike close to the border of Pakistan , targeting the "Emir" of the group, according US Forces-Afghanistan spokesman Lt. He said that killing of TTP commander is a positive development and it gives relief to scores of Pakistani families who fell victims to TTP terror including the APS massacre.

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  • 3 confirmed dead in Japan earthquake, dozens injured
3 confirmed dead in Japan earthquake, dozens injured

A strong quake shook the city of Osaka in western Japan, causing scattered damage including broken glass and partial building collapses. Takuya Nishimura, an associate professor of geodetics at Kyoto University, said there was a possibility that the quake had occurred at the eastern end of a fault extending from the northern part of the prefe...

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  • Giuliani: Mueller probe 'might get cleaned up' with 'presidential pardons'
Giuliani: Mueller probe 'might get cleaned up' with 'presidential pardons'

CNN's Jake Tapper on Sunday cornered Donald Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani over the president's false statement to the New York Times , asking if it's "wrong" to lie to the American people. Why did then-FBI Director James Comey feel he needed to take the Clinton email matter into his own hands and cut out his own bosses, the leaders of the J...

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  • How do moon sightings determine Eid in Bangladesh?
How do moon sightings determine Eid in Bangladesh?

The met Office said that chances were higher of Eidul Fitr being celebrated on Saturday, June 16 across Pakistan. The moon sighting committee under the Islamic Foundation decides when Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in Bangladesh. Also, moon was spotted in Saudi Arabia, according to Arab media. While Australia and New Zealand will ring in the ...

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  • Vehicle Fleeing Border Patrol in Texas Crashes, Leaves Five Dead
Vehicle Fleeing Border Patrol in Texas Crashes, Leaves Five Dead

The fatal crash occurred on Sunday near Big Wells, which is about 100 miles southwest of San Antonio , ABC News quoted Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd as saying. He added: 'This is a flawless example of why our borders need to be secure'. Boyd said his officers have dealt with the driver before, adding he was scouting the area earlier to try a...

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  • Trump searches for credit on North Korea nuclear deal
Trump searches for credit on North Korea nuclear deal

President Donald Trump defended his summit meeting Kim Jong-un and his statements vouching for the North Korean dictator's love of his people, saying his actions potentially saved millions of lives. Along with destroying North Korea's stockpile of 60 nuclear warheads, Mr. Kim promised to recover the remains of the over 7,600 US prisoners of war ...

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  • Yemen forces launch assault on Hodeida port city: field commanders
Yemen forces launch assault on Hodeida port city: field commanders

The two sides were also at odds over the recent deployment of UAE forces to the Yemen's Arabian Sea island of Socotra, a dispute mediated by Saudi officials. Some 2,000 troops who crossed the Red Sea from an Emirati naval base in the African nation of Eritrea were awaiting orders to move in from the west after Yemeni government forces seize Hodei...

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  • Trump Claims Has 'Largely Solved' North Korean Nuclear Crisis
Trump Claims Has 'Largely Solved' North Korean Nuclear Crisis

Trump said that they are very close to it when he was asked at what point would the sanctions come off of North Korea, in an interview. "I sometimes say the Denuking of North Korea, and those are attractive words", Trump said . The whole country lived on short rations for a generation to get them, and Kim is well aware of what happened to dict...

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  • Fires And Drought Close Forests In Colorado And New Mexico
Fires And Drought Close Forests In Colorado And New Mexico

The fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest began Sunday about 2 miles north of the Colorado border. In southern Wyoming, firefighters battled a 17-square-mile (44 square kilometer) fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest that forced the evacuation of almost 400 homes in 10 small communities.

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  • UAE, Saudi confirm start of Eid Al Fitr
UAE, Saudi confirm start of Eid Al Fitr

The date of Eid al-Fitr varies from country to country, depending on the moon's sighting. Muslims in Russia, Australia, France, Japan and Singapore are also celebrating Eid on Friday. The private sector receives two holiday days for Eid, which means either Friday and Saturday will be off, or Saturday and Sunday. The rest of the country will celebra...

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  • Initiative To Split Up California Projected to Make Ballot
Initiative To Split Up California Projected to Make Ballot

The bottom portion of the state, which would include San Diego and the eastern part of the state with Fresno, would become Southern California , according to a map by the Times. The idea of splitting up the state isn't anything new. On the other hand, said Mr. Sragow , the quirky, inventive proposal has already infused "a little fun into what w...

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  • Pentagon expected to suspend military drills on Korean Peninsula
Pentagon expected to suspend military drills on Korean Peninsula

While the U.S. leader was facing questions at home and among allies about whether he gave away too much in return for far too little at the summit, North Korean state media heralded claims of a victorious meeting with the USA president. Russian President Vladimir Putin met with a senior North Korean official in Moscow on Thursday and invited Nort...

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  • Host nation Russian Federation thrash Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener
Host nation Russian Federation thrash Saudi Arabia in World Cup opener

In stoppage time, Cheryshev chipped the ball in for Russia's fourth goal in stoppage time and Golovin scored from a free kick. Soon after Russian Federation took the lead as a superb cross from the left from Aleksandar Golovin found Gazinskiy at the back post who headed home his first worldwide goal.

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  • Hillary Clinton gives 3-word reaction to IG findings
Hillary Clinton gives 3-word reaction to IG findings

Although the aforementioned text appears to have been released in tandem with the IG report , the investigation did not scrutinize whether members of the FBI attempted to secure the election for Hillary Clinton . Jerry Nadler of NY and Elijah Cummings of Maryland. The practical effect of its conclusions on Comey's legacy and credibility could...

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  • Putin invites Kim to Russian Federation, praises Trump summit
Putin invites Kim to Russian Federation, praises Trump summit

Defence Secretary Jim Mattis' office on Wednesday sent out a request to military commands for cost estimates for the main military exercises held on and around the Korean Peninsula, according to officials who spoke about the request on condition of anonymity to discuss internal communications.

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  • United States offers 'unique' guarantees to North Korea on eve of summit
United States offers 'unique' guarantees to North Korea on eve of summit

But they were soon smiling and holding each other by the arm, before Trump guided Kim to the library where they held a meeting with only their interpreters. "I don't think anybody should doubt the unique and important role China plays in this process", Wang said. Mr Trump made the remarks as he and Mr Kim walked around Singapore's Capella hotel...

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  • Americans have long hoped for a peaceful denuclearization of North Korea
Americans have long hoped for a peaceful denuclearization of North Korea

The summit, where Trump and Kim signed a joint statement agreeing to pursue the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula , was held on the one-year anniversary of Warmbier's release. Trump described the destruction of the site as a "big thing". The joint agreement states the USA and North Korea will commit to hold follow-up negotiations at...

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  • Special counsel Mueller indicts associate of Paul Manafort
Special counsel Mueller indicts associate of Paul Manafort

The charges allege that between February 23 and April 2018, both Manafort and Kilimnik "knowingly and intentionally attempted to corruptly persuade another person, to wit: Persons D1 and D2, with intent to influence, delay, and prevent the testimony of any person in an official proceeding".

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  • Trump doubles down on criticism of Canada
Trump doubles down on criticism of Canada

She said that the European countries will not be "taken advantage of" in terms of trade and that they would "act" against the US trade measures, which are considered as going against the World Trade Organization's rules. "Well, the in-factual, the non-factual part of this was they have enormous tariffs", Kudlow said. Larry Kudlow and Peter Nava...

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  • President Trump called for Russian Federation to be reinstated to the G-7
President Trump called for Russian Federation to be reinstated to the G-7

Trump also tweeted that Trudeau had acted "so meek and mild " during their meetings and that his tough talk later is "dishonest & weak". "We make commitments and keep them", the presidency said , adding that "France and Europe maintain their support for this (G7) statement ".

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  • Kim summit and G7 anger
Kim summit and G7 anger

USA and North Korean negotiators met in a Singapore hotel on Monday, seeking to clarify the shape of Tuesday's summit , where Trump has said he intends to guided by instinct. In May, Trump announced he would meet Kim in Singapore on June 12 in a tweet that said "We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!" Trump,...

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  • Theresa May narrowly survives another Brexit crisis with
Theresa May narrowly survives another Brexit crisis with "backstop plan" on customs

Michel Barnier said in Brussels on Friday that the UK's newly-published "backstop" proposals - an emergency measure created to avoid the emergence of a hard border in Ireland - would not work if they sought to keep the whole of the United Kingdom in the customs union .

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  • U.S. Special-Operations Member Killed in Somalia
U.S. Special-Operations Member Killed in Somalia

Special Operations member was killed and four U.S. service members and one partner force was wounded as the result of an enemy attack", according to an Africom statement . The group was blamed for the truck bombing in Mogadishu in October that killed more than 500 people and raised concerns about al-Shabaab's ability to build ever-larger explosiv...

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  • Connectivity with neighbourhood and in SCO region India's priority: PM Modi
Connectivity with neighbourhood and in SCO region India's priority: PM Modi

Gokhale said the meeting had a "very positive forward looking momentum" which was underpinned by spirit of the Wuhan summit. The other new member state this year is Pakistan , a country India has held numerous exciting discussions with over the years.

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  • G7 summit fails to heal tariff dispute as Trump leaves early
G7 summit fails to heal tariff dispute as Trump leaves early

Mr. Trump responded directly to this statement in a tweet Saturday evening, writing that Trudeau "acted so meek and mild" and then held the press conference afterward criticizing the U.S. During an evening stroll with his wife and another couple, Trudeau was asked a couple of times by a reporter for his reaction to Trump's tweets. Trump is issuin...

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  • United States says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness
United States says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

On May 23, the US State Department had said that one of the workers at its Consulate in Guangzhou had experienced a " subtle and vague , but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure". The Associated Press reported that the evacuated staff from China are being sent to the University of Pennsylvania for testing, where doctors have tested former...

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  • House Republican suggests talk of removing Ryan after dismissing spying claim
House Republican suggests talk of removing Ryan after dismissing spying claim

Ryan, Gowdy and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes attended a classified briefing with officials from the FBI and Justice Department last month to review material related to the investigation. He added: "We want to see the documents - this matters far more to my client than to any member of Congress". Trump's tweets came just...

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  • Scott Pruitt's abuses of power, ranked
Scott Pruitt's abuses of power, ranked

That business opportunity turned out to be Pruitt's desire to acquire a fast-food franchise for his wife. Public officials are prohibited from receiving unpaid services from employees or for using their office for private gain. "Administrator Pruitt follows the same security protocol whether he's in his personal or official capacity", EPA press...

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  • Severed rattlesnake head bites man who decapitated it
Severed rattlesnake head bites man who decapitated it

The man was tending to his garden in Lake Corpus Christi with his wife when they noticed a 1.2m rattlesnake by her feet. Upon spotting a four-foot rattlesnake, the man (unnamed in media reports) severed its head with a shovel. The key to surviving a snakebite, says Halpert, is to get medical help immediately if not sooner; nearly all victims of fat...

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  • Hundreds of homes destroyed by volcano lava in Hawaii
Hundreds of homes destroyed by volcano lava in Hawaii

That would more than double the 117 homes that have been confirmed as destroyed during the ongoing eruption. The area lies near the site of a seaside village buried in lava from a 1960 eruption. One home was lost in a separate 2014 lava flow in the commercial hub of Pahoa. "I just locked my doors and walked away", 28-year Vacationland reside...

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  • US Considers Intensifying Naval Patrols in South China Sea
US Considers Intensifying Naval Patrols in South China Sea

He said he would visit Beijing soon at China's invitation. Mattis responded that the question reflected a fundamental disconnect with the way worldwide tribunals have spoken on the matter. Secretary of Defense James Mattis takes the stage Saturday at a major Asia-Pacific security summit, he's widely expected to deliver a stern criticism of recent...

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  • Macron, Netanyahu meet to discuss Iran
Macron, Netanyahu meet to discuss Iran

Iran has told the United Nations nuclear watchdog that it will increase its nuclear enrichment capacity within the limits set by the 2015 agreement with world powers. The Trump administration has said it will apply severe sanctions on Iran by the end of the year, including penalties against companies that trade with the country.

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  • North Korean official to visit White House to deliver letter to Trump
North Korean official to visit White House to deliver letter to Trump

Kim Yong Chol became the most senior North Korean diplomat to visit the White House in 18 years on Friday, and presented a letter from Kim Jong Un to President Donald Trump . The President said he looked forward to the day when the sanctions could be lifted Trump, however, said the current level of sanctions on North Korea would remain.

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  • Bill Clinton Admits Obama Got Better Media Coverage Because He is Black
Bill Clinton Admits Obama Got Better Media Coverage Because He is Black

And I bet you don't even know them. "I don't think it would be an issue", Clinton said. "I don't think it would be an issue", he said, as to whether he would have "approached the accusations differently" in a climate similar to our current one.

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  • Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 117 Big Island homes
Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 117 Big Island homes

Over the weekend, the US Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported more than 500 earthquakes in a 24-hour period - the most ever measured by HVO scientists. Some said they were staying because they had nowhere else to go, officials said. This image from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows shows the lava flow originatin...

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  • Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts, several killed, hundreds injured
Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts, several killed, hundreds injured

Officials fear more people may be dead or injured. A auto is partially covered with ash after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted violently, in Guatemala City , Guatemala June 3, 2018. A woman who was covered in ash told the Diario de Centroamerica that lava had poured through corn fields. The capital's global airport has also been closed du...

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  • Theresa May attacks Donald Trump's 'unjustified' steel tariffs
Theresa May attacks Donald Trump's 'unjustified' steel tariffs

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said this was because negotiations over the past two months have failed to result in a deal. The tariffs - 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum - take effect at midnight Thursday, May 31, giving rise to fears of a major escalation of the trade war between the United States and its top trading part...

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  • Televangelist Jesse Duplantis Asks for Donations for $54M Private Jet
Televangelist Jesse Duplantis Asks for Donations for $54M Private Jet

Jesse Duplantis said God had told him to buy a Falcoln 7X for $54m (£41m). Interestingly, Duplantis even suggested that God would use private jets to evangelize, saying, "He'd be on an airplane preaching the gospel all over the world" and also opining that "Jesus wouldn't be riding a donkey".

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  • 'Missing' Melania Trump breaks silence after 20 day-absence
'Missing' Melania Trump breaks silence after 20 day-absence

In the early hours of May 10, Trump welcomed home three American hostages from North Korea , accompanying President Donald Trump to greet them on arrival at Joint Base Andrews; it would be the last time public appearance by the first lady for more than two weeks.

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  • Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Packing Up After Altercation with Dad
Evicted 30-Year-Old Michael Rotondo Packing Up After Altercation with Dad

The New York Post reported that Rotondo hasn't been on speaking terms with his parents and has said that he is unlikely to speak to them ever again. This type of family drama usually doesn't make the news, but Rotondo's parents took the unusual step of filing a lawsuit against their son to get him out of their house, where he'd been living for ei...

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  • Russian Federation gifts North Korea's Kim Jong-un a ‘box for secrets’
Russian Federation gifts North Korea's Kim Jong-un a ‘box for secrets’

Cho Myoung Gyon, the South Korean unification minister, warned this week that "significant" differences remain between the US and North Korea on how to achieve denuclearization. In Pyongyang , Kim Jong Un welcomed visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the first meeting between a Russian official and Kim as head of state.

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  • Ukraine accuses Russian Federation in Kiev assassination of journalist critical of Putin
Ukraine accuses Russian Federation in Kiev assassination of journalist critical of Putin

The next day, however, Babchenko appeared alive and well at a police press conference, revealing that his death had been faked in order to uncover an assassination plot against him. Babchenko is a former soldier, writer and a journalist. According to earlier reports , Babchenko's house had run out of bread and he had gone to the shops to ...

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  • Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatens dam failure
Soggy Alberto triggers mudslides, threatens dam failure

Roy Cooper said at midweek. Some areas have received up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain since Sunday on ground that was already saturated. McDowell County Schools are closed Wednesday. The emergency has been canceled and the evacuation order was rescinded, McDowell County Emergency Management said in an update . A number of other road...

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  • Quiz: How Well Would You Do In The National Spelling Bee?
Quiz: How Well Would You Do In The National Spelling Bee?

On Wednesday night, bee officials used test scores to determine that 41 spellers would move on to the finals, to compete under the glaring lights of prime-time television. He correctly spelled "hypochondria" and "plangent" in Rounds 2 and 3. The bee started with 512 spellers, who took a written exam and spelled a word on stage Tuesday, May 29.

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  • Rod Blagojevich’s wife appeals to President Trump to help her husband
Rod Blagojevich’s wife appeals to President Trump to help her husband

Talking to reporters on board Air Force One , Trump said Blagojevich did something that "lots of politicians" do, adding his prison sentence was excessive for merely saying something dumb. Experts say Trump's pardon instead looks like a message to Michael Cohen, who is also being investigated for campaign finance fraud. "With regard to Pre...

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