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Press Secretary told to leave restaurant because she works for President Press Secretary told to leave restaurant because she works for President
- June 24, 2018

Her server, Jaike Foley-Schultz, defended the owner by saying that the press secretary essentially self-deported and was not physically booted from the restaurant. "Stand tall, there are more of us than there are of them". "Didn't you morons get your panties in a wad defending the baker that didn't want to make cakes for gay couples?" Earlier in the week, Trump's homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen , cut short a working dinner at a Mexican restaurant after protesters shouted, ... (more...)
Pelosi Calls GOP Immigration Proposal a 'Compromise With the Devil' - Lauretta Brown Pelosi Calls GOP Immigration Proposal a 'Compromise With the Devil' - Lauretta Brown
- June 23, 2018

She spoke as the House raced toward votes on two broad immigration bills that would, among other things, allow immigrant families detained after crossing the border to be held together. After an anonymous official in the Trump administration told the Washington Post that they will stop prosecuting migrant parents who cross the border illegally with children, a spokesperson at the Department of Justice rebutted the claim. (more...)
Brexit: Time to 'intensify efforts', Irish PM says Brexit: Time to 'intensify efforts', Irish PM says
- June 23, 2018

European Union leaders will warn there has not been enough progress on the border issue when they gather for a summit in Brussels next week. They said: "In practice, the Prime Minister's position on issues such as customs arrangements and regulatory alignment appears increasingly hard to reconcile with the red lines, but she can not come clean because she is held hostage by the Brexiteers in her Cabinet and party". (more...)
Prosecutor charges Netanyahu's wife with fraud: justice ministry Prosecutor charges Netanyahu's wife with fraud: justice ministry
- June 23, 2018

Lawyers defending Sara Netanyahu , who was indicted Thursday for misusing $100,000 in state funds , claimed that the regulations governing expenditure in the prime minister's residence had no legal standing because they had not been approved by the government. (more...)
Explosion at Ethiopian PM's rally sparks panic Explosion at Ethiopian PM's rally sparks panic
- June 23, 2018

In another of Abiy's major policy shifts, the prime minister has said Ethiopia would open its state-run telecoms monopoly and state-owned Ethiopian Airlines [ETHA.UL] to private domestic and foreign investment, both moves would loosen the state's grip. (more...)
Trump renews sanctions on N Korea citing 'extraordinary threat' Trump renews sanctions on N Korea citing 'extraordinary threat'
- June 23, 2018

About 100 wooden transport cases are being sent to the Demilitarized Zone, starting Saturday, to prepare for receiving US troop remains from North Korea, a representative for US Forces Korea said. USA officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Tuesday North Korea would soon hand over a "sizeable number" of remains to United Nations Command in South Korea. (more...)
Trump renews sanctions on N Korea citing 'extraordinary threat' Trump renews sanctions on N Korea citing 'extraordinary threat'
- June 23, 2018

About 100 wooden transport cases are being sent to the Demilitarized Zone, starting Saturday, to prepare for receiving US troop remains from North Korea, a representative for US Forces Korea said. USA officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Tuesday North Korea would soon hand over a "sizeable number" of remains to United Nations Command in South Korea. (more...)
Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers Trump defends his hard-line immigration policies to cheers
- June 23, 2018

The Trump order, an unusual reversal by him, moves parents with children to the front of the line for immigration proceedings but it does not end a 10-week-old " zero tolerance " policy that calls for prosecution of immigrants crossing the border illegally under the country's criminal entry statute. (more...)
Trump tells GOP to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration Trump tells GOP to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration
- June 23, 2018

The official said Thursday those children had been separated from their parents as a result of a "zero tolerance" policy that calls for the criminal prosecution of anyone caught crossing the US border illegally. On Twitter , he wrote: "We can not allow our country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections". (more...)
Uber operator was watching `The Voice' before fatal self-driving crash
- June 23, 2018

Police initially said the county attorney would determine when the report could be released. According to the report, the safety driver had her head down for 5.3 seconds and looked up at the road just 0.5 seconds before the collision. Before that happened, Governor Doug Ducey, who had lured the company to Arizona with promises of lax regulation, banned Uber's self-driving cars from the road after the crash. (more...)
Pentagon Confirms It Will House Up to 20,000 Migrant Children Pentagon Confirms It Will House Up to 20,000 Migrant Children
- June 23, 2018

HHS employees would be present at each site and the facilities would would be run by HHS employees or contractors, according to the memo, which said they would care for the minors, "including supervision, meals, clothing, medical services, transportation or other daily needs". (more...)
Mexico condemns family separations at border Mexico condemns family separations at border
- June 23, 2018

Mexico has come under criticism for its own treatment of Central Americans - detaining and deporting thousands of migrants, who don't have the proper papers - as they transit the country on unsafe trips trying to reach the USA border. received the largest number of new claims for asylum with 331,700 in 2017 - almost double the 172,700 claims from two years previous and a continuation of an upward trend that began in 2013". (more...)
Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy Trump signs executive order stopping family separation policy
- June 23, 2018

As he signed the order, Trump added: "You're going to have a lot of happy people". HHS Secretary Alex Azar told Fox News' "Special Report" that before families can be reunited, "we're going to have to see how the implementation of the executive order goes". (more...)
Trump threw Starburst sweets toward Angela Merkel during G7 summit Trump threw Starburst sweets toward Angela Merkel during G7 summit
- June 22, 2018

Trump has since slapped steep trade tariffs on steel an aluminium coming from Canada and Europe, with reciprocal tariffs from Europe due to take effect this week. "And at that moment he rose, put his hand in the pocket of his jacket, took out two Starburst candy, threw them on the table and said, behold, the angel, and don't say I never give you nothing", said Bremmer. (more...)
British PM May suffers defeat in House of Lords on Brexit bill British PM May suffers defeat in House of Lords on Brexit bill
- June 23, 2018

The Prime Minister welcomed the passage of the bill - which transfers European Union regulations on to the United Kingdom statute book - as "a crucial step in delivering a smooth and orderly Brexit". While the withdrawal bill cleared a major hurdle, the government faces more tumult in Parliament in the months to come over other pieces of Brexit legislation. (more...)
President to sign President to sign "something" on migrant children
- June 22, 2018

A fourth, planned for Houston, would house up to 240 children in a warehouse previously used for people displaced by Hurricane Harvey, Mayor Sylvester Turner said. -Mexico border illegally. British Prime Minister Theresa May said she found images of children being detained in cages "deeply disturbing" and called the separation policy "wrong". (more...)
Trump Is Creating a Military ‘Space Force,’ but Is It Illegal? Trump Is Creating a Military ‘Space Force,’ but Is It Illegal?
- June 22, 2018

The Space Force is set to act as the sixth branch of the USA military. One of these initiatives seeks to place more men on the moon and eventually place them on Mars. In 1967, the U.S. joined the Soviet Union in signing the Outer Space Treaty, an global set of agreements meant to prevent weapons of mass destruction from being placed in space. (more...)
Trump signs order stopping family separation Trump signs order stopping family separation
- June 22, 2018

The order specifies that migrants entering the USA with children will not be kept together if there's a fear for the child's welfare. The pope said he stood with United States bishops who had denounced the action as "immoral", and denounced anti-immigrant action in both the U.S. (more...)
Priest slaps baby because it won’t stop crying during baptism Priest slaps baby because it won’t stop crying during baptism
- June 22, 2018

It goes on to show the priest, clearly annoyed by the baby's crying, grab the child's head on several occasions before eventually slapping the child in an attempt to calm it down. But when the baby continues to wail, the priest slaps the tot in the face with his left hand. "I will scream louder than you so calm down ". Added another: "A priest slaps my baby and I'm putting him on the cross". (more...)
Koko, Gorilla Who Knew Sign Language, Dies At 46 Koko, Gorilla Who Knew Sign Language, Dies At 46
- June 22, 2018

Shortly after, Francine "Penny" Patterson , then a 24-year-old graduate student at Stanford University, began working with Koko as part of her doctoral research, known as Project Koko . Koko was born at the San Francisco Zoo on July 4, 1971. Her keepers said she understood some spoken English, too. At left, Koko indicates "eat" with bunched fingertips to her lips and gets her prize, at right. (more...)

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