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Trump to be 'special guest' during House GOP Immigration Conference

Trump to be 'special guest' during House GOP Immigration Conference President Donald Trump said Friday that he would oppose a compromise immigration bill cobbled together by House Republicans - dealing a significant blow to GOP leaders who have scrambled to rally support for the bill. Sens. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Susan M. Collins of ME sent a letter challenging the truthfulness of the administration and demanding answers. "Yet there are numerous credible me... [Full Article...]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders disputes report that she is planning White House departure

Sarah Huckabee Sanders disputes report that she is planning White House departure The White House Office of Communications has been one of the most volatile of the Trump administration. Citing increasingly horrific stories of the children of immigrant and asylum-seeking parents being separated at the border, Acosta said "can you imagine the horror these children must be going through" and asked, "Why is the government doing this?" "What they did to Sarah at the Whit... [Full Article...]

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Immigrant Children

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Immigrant Children The blowup lasted more than 30 minutes, according to a person with knowledge of what transpired, as Trump's face reddened and he raised his voice, saying Nielsen needed to "close down" the border... "These children are not entering at points of entry, but risky places", Sessions said. And she said the children taken away from parents are doing fine. [Full Article...]

President Trump Says IG Report ‘Totally Destroys’ Former FBI Director James Comey

President Trump Says IG Report ‘Totally Destroys’ Former FBI Director James Comey Earlier, he retweeted Fox & Friends quoting a contributor saying: "Anything Mueller is doing with his investigation is tainted by the anti-Trump FBI agent". The report said anti-Donald Trump text messages exchanged by FBI employees who worked on the investigation cast a cloud on the agency's handling of the probe and damaged its reputation. [Full Article...]

Tory rebellion back on after MPs reject May’s compromise

Tory rebellion back on after MPs reject May’s compromise The rebels' proposal will come up against the government proposal in the House of Lords on Monday, and will then be discussed again in the Commons on Wednesday. "The difficulty is the Brexit process is inherently risky, really risky - risky to our economic well-being, to our worldwide relationships and ultimately to our national security". [Full Article...]

7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman

7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman The search party encountered a bloated snake not far from her garden. The python could barely move, an indication it had just eaten. According to her family, Wa Tiba wanted to check the plantation because wild boars often destroyed the crops, Tribunnews.com reported. [Full Article...]

Car bomb kills 20 during Eid ceasefire in east Afghanistan

Car bomb kills 20 during Eid ceasefire in east Afghanistan In a solemn speech from his palace in Kabul , Ghani said his government was ready for "comprehensive peace and talks" and that he would be willing to discuss all Taliban concerns, including "the future role of global troops" in the country. [Full Article...]

5 immigrants killed, several injured after SUV fleeing Border Patrol crashes

5 immigrants killed, several injured after SUV fleeing Border Patrol crashes All of the people killed were immigrants. Several people were arrested after another agent stopped the second vehicle, but the third vehicle didn't stop when an agent tried to pull it over, Customs and Border Protection said. "This is not unusual", Boyd said. The chase started when a border control agent spotted three vehicles traveling together and became suspicious of smuggling. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani Renews Calls for Justice Department to Investigate Russia Probe

Rudy Giuliani Renews Calls for Justice Department to Investigate Russia Probe Giuliani, the former New York City mayor who earlier served as the high-profile USA attorney for the Southern District of New York, has been playing "offense" on Trump's behalf, as he describes his role, attacking not only the tactics but also the very justification of the Mueller-led investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged

Trump's personal lawyer wants Stormy Daniels' lawyer gagged Cohen's lawyer, Brent Blakely, asked the U.S. Court in the Central District of California to prohibit Michael Avenatti from speaking publicly about a lawsuit he filed on behalf of Daniels in March, according to the court filing. Cohen is under criminal investigation by the U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan for his personal financial dealings, including the payment he made to porn star Stormy ... [Full Article...]

U.S. judge sends Manafort to jail pending trial

U.S. judge sends Manafort to jail pending trial Prosecutors argued on Friday that Manafort could continue to engage in alleged criminal activity if he is not jailed. New charges filed last week in the case accused Donald Trump's former campaign manager of tampering with witnesses in the case pending in Washington DC , which has nothing to do with the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

Trump Renews Defense of North Korea Agreement

Trump Renews Defense of North Korea Agreement US President Donald Trump attends a G7 and Gender Equality Advisory Council meeting as part of a G7 summit in the Charlevoix city of La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. Following his remarks, the President later emphasised his remarks were "sarcastic" when asked by reporters at the White House. "Kim is clever. He is using this moment to sanitize his global image", she said. [Full Article...]

Trump says "possible" to meet with Putin in summer

Trump says Earlier this year, the USA military said in a new national defense strategy that countering Russian Federation would be a priority. President Donald Trump on Friday said it was former President Barack Obama's fault that Russian Federation invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea in 2014. [Full Article...]

At Least 5 Dead After SUV Carrying Illegal Immigrants Crashes - Timothy Meads

At Least 5 Dead After SUV Carrying Illegal Immigrants Crashes - Timothy Meads Officials say the vehicle was traveling over 100 miles per hour when it ran off the road and caught gravel, causing it to roll over. Boyd said the driver of the Suburban was also injured and was flown to a San Antonio hospital. The driver was among those hospitalized, and a deputy who assisted the Border Patrol with the chase found the driver sitting upright in his seat and took him and the pass... [Full Article...]

UK legislator who blocked 'upskirting' law says he favors it

UK legislator who blocked 'upskirting' law says he favors it End Violence Against Women Coalition co-director Sarah Green said: "We welcome this announcement but also implore the Government - on a day when they make an announcement like this and say that protecting victims of sexual offences is a priority - to speak up on the horrific crisis around disclosure of evidence in rape cases, and the sluggish rape conviction rates when reporting is going through... [Full Article...]

Stephen Colbert Delivers An Emotional Plea To Fellow Americans About Immigration

Stephen Colbert Delivers An Emotional Plea To Fellow Americans About Immigration When Acosta asked about her "very biblical" remark, Sanders suggested he was taking her words out of context, adding: "I know it's hard for you to understand, even short sentences, I guess". And if it continues to not have much of a deterrent effect, will you continue this policy? We would like to fix the broken system that our immigration - and fix our immigration problem. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan Eid car bomb, claimed by Islamic State, kills 26

Afghanistan Eid car bomb, claimed by Islamic State, kills 26 Resident Mohammad Amir said he saw the Taliban casually entering the city of Kunduz. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS ) group and the Taliban-linked Haqqani network have also been carrying out attacks in Afghanistan. [Full Article...]

Trump quip about North Korea's Kim sparks outcry on social media

He said he would be including Beijing in follow-up discussions. "Hey, he's the head of a country, and I mean, he's the strong head - don't let anyone think anything different", Trump said. Trump has sounded a triumphant tone since the summit in Singapore, where he and Kim signed a joint statement in which the North Korean leader committed "to work toward complete denuclearisation of the Kor... [Full Article...]

West Sussex remembers Grenfell one year on

West Sussex remembers Grenfell one year on The concrete block built in 1974 had undergone renovation between 2014 and 2016, when it was wrapped in a new cladding. There were emotional scenes close to the base of the tower, where community members walked silently to a vigil, holding up pictures of those who died. [Full Article...]

Father’s Day Weekend: the heat is sure, the storms are spotty

Father’s Day Weekend: the heat is sure, the storms are spotty With dew points in the upper 60s, it will feel like 104 degrees at times. The National Weather Service in Kansas City has issued a heat advisory that will take effect at noon Friday and last through 8 p.m. It's reasonably likely that Washington will hit 90, and humidity levels will be noticeably higher than previous days. Tomorrow sunny with highs that may be 1-2° cooler but won't make a... [Full Article...]


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