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Author: 0 Women’s March Calls for Abolishing Border Security at D.C. Protest

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and about 600 others were arrested at the demonstration. About 575 people, mostly women, were charged with demonstrating unlawfully. The "zero tolerance" policy has accelerated the separation of children and parents at the border. The protest was organized and promoted by Women's March, the same group that mounted a massive protest effort a year ago shortly after President Donald Trump took office.

Global News General involved in Rohingya crackdown fired after European Union sanctions
Author: 0 General involved in Rohingya crackdown fired after European Union sanctions

The seven face asset freezes and are banned from travelling to the European Union , after the bloc extended an arms embargo and prohibited any training of, or cooperation with, Myanmar's armed forces. But the military said late yesterday in a Facebook post that Major General Maung Maung Soe, the former head of the western command in Rakhine, had been "purged" for poor performance.

Global News Trump to meet with Putin next month in Helsinki, White House announces
Author: 0 Trump to meet with Putin next month in Helsinki, White House announces

Trump said on Wednesday he expected the discussions to be wide-ranging. Wherever and whenever it occurs, the summit is all but certain to intensify scrutiny of the White House's relationship with Russian Federation amid ongoing US federal investigations into contacts between Trump's presidential campaign and Kremlin-linked officials on the road to Trump's 2016 election win.

Author: 0 Indonesia Shuts Bali Airport As Mount Agung Becomes Active Again

Jetstar scrapped its flights from Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane this morning to the tourist hotspot due to renewed activity at the volcano. Flight Centre said a number of airlines flying from Australia to Bali had also opted to cancel or delay flights overnight and today.

Global News Witnesses describe the terrifying scene at the Capital Gazette shooting
Author: 0 Witnesses describe the terrifying scene at the Capital Gazette shooting

Amid the shooting, reporters and employees for the local newspaper continued to do their jobs. Authorities in Anne Arundel County confirmed the deaths at the Capital Gazette in a press conference aired by local media. White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters says President Trump has been briefed on the shooting and "our thoughts and prayers are with all that are affected".

Global News Virginia among 18 states to sue over Trump administration family separations
Author: 0 Virginia among 18 states to sue over Trump administration family separations

In response, Omar Jadwat, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Immigrants' Rights Project, called Trump's suggestion "both illegal and unconstitutional". Individuals who aren't referred for prosecution are instead processed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). They accuse the administration of denying the parents and children due process; denying the immigrants, many of whom are fleeing gang violence in Central America, their right to seek asylum.

Global News Syrian army advances in southwest: monitor, state media
Author: 0 Syrian army advances in southwest: monitor, state media

Assad is pressing the offensive with Russian support despite warnings from the United States which has been seeking to uphold a "de-escalation" deal it brokered with Moscow in the southwest previous year. Describing the Israeli missile attack in Damascus the Syrian official SANA news agency reports , "This aggression comes in the framework of the support provided by the Zionist entity (Israel) to the terrorist organizations to raise their collapsed morals due to the big losses ...

Global News Trump hails Supreme Court's backing of travel ban on Muslim-majority countries
Author: 0 Trump hails Supreme Court's backing of travel ban on Muslim-majority countries

The court also discarded claims that the ban was motivated by religious resentment. Erin Montgomery, a spokeswoman for America First Policies, said , "Today's Supreme Court ruling is monumental". Many held banners reading: "No ban No wall No raids NY is for all". "Somebody touches our land, we now take them to a court, to a judge", he complained Tuesday , a moment after hailing his Supreme Court win.

Global News Democrat grandee ousted by far-left political novice
Author: 0 Democrat grandee ousted by far-left political novice

Liberal lawmakers said 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's victory in the New York City district over Mr. Crowley , a 20-year veteran of Capitol Hill and the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House, shows activists are hungering for a change in tone and direction at the top of their party.

Global News Putin congratulates Erdogan on his re-election as Turkey's president
Author: 0 Putin congratulates Erdogan on his re-election as Turkey's president

Of course, Erdogan's election is being questioned by members of the opposition parties, which all banded together to try to bring him down, to no avail. In reaction, thousands of its supporters spilled into the streets in celebration. President Erdogan declared victory in Istanbul on Sunday evening, claiming that he has been entrusted by the nation with the task and duties of the presidency.

Global News Pawnee fire in Lake County grows to 8200 acres
Author: 0 Pawnee fire in Lake County grows to 8200 acres

Firefighters from the Alameda County, Fremont, Oakland, Hayward and Berkeley Fire Departments were deployed early Sunday morning as part of designated strike teams to help battle the blaze, according to Aisha Knowles, a spokesperson for the Alameda County Fire Department.

Global News Melania Trump to visit another child migrant detention centre
Author: 0 Melania Trump to visit another child migrant detention centre

Feinstein introduced a bill requiring that families stay together but doesn't specify the restrictions on their movement, which Republicans have said could mean a return to "catch and release". Mattis said that Fort Bliss, an Army base outside El Paso, and Goodfellow Air Force Base in central Texas would be used as tent camps, a Pentagon spokesman said.

Global News Dan Donovan defeats Michael Grimm after nasty GOP primary
Author: 0 Dan Donovan defeats Michael Grimm after nasty GOP primary

Grimm told the Staten Island Advance that Donovan is really an "anti-Trump liberal" who "voted to protect ObamaCare" and is more moderate on the amnesty issue. Looking to garner support, leaders added provisions making it easier for migrant agriculture workers to stay in the USA for longer periods, and requiring employers to verify workers' citizenship.

Global News Thousands turn out to pay respects to slain 15-year-old
Author: 0 Thousands turn out to pay respects to slain 15-year-old

Recently (June 25), The New York Post published a story that states the teen girl seen in the controversial video is in police protection. A group of attackers used machetes to slash and stab the 15-year-old last week outside a bodega in the Tremont section.

Global News New Zealand PM names daughter Neve, leaves hospital
Author: 0 New Zealand PM names daughter Neve, leaves hospital

Laurell Ardern said she'd had people come up to her saying that her daughter had been an inspiration, including one woman who anxious a job was too hard for her, but then thought 'Well, if Jacinda can do it, I will do it'. In a cute touch, Ms Ardern thanked New Zealanders for their gifts, especially the hand-knitted ones. Aroha means "love" in Maori , while Mt Te Aroha is a 952-metre mountain in the Kaimai Range, on New Zealand's North Island.

Global News Mideast peace plan in tatters as Kushner rips Palestinians
Author: 0 Mideast peace plan in tatters as Kushner rips Palestinians

Many in Israel fear Trump's peace plan might contain heavy concessions by the Jewish state in return for the president's firm stand on Iran's nuclear program and the transfer of the US Embassy to Jerusalem. Amru, who in recent years has openly criticized Abbas and the PA over various issues, said the present Palestinian leadership is too weak to bear the consequences of its rejection of the "deal of the century".

Global News North Korea skips annual 'anti-US imperialism' rally
Author: 0 North Korea skips annual 'anti-US imperialism' rally

However, South Korean media criticized the small number of Koreans included. The humanitarian agency set the criteria for successful applications in an eight-member committee session. The event usually features slogans and propaganda cartoons attacking the USA, participants raising their fists in defiance and even commemorative postage stamps showing the destruction of the US.

Global News #JusticeForJunior: 6 Facts On The Murder Of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz
Author: 0 #JusticeForJunior: 6 Facts On The Murder Of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz

NYPD Chief of Department Terence A. Monahan tweeted that the killing of a teen who had dreamed of becoming a detective is one of the most brutal slayings he has witnessed in his career as a law enforcement. The news site also reports the Trinitarios may be connected to a non-fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old in the Bronx on Monday (June 18). He spoke to Guzman-Feliz' mother on Sunday night and wants to work with her to figure out the best way to honor him.

Global News Trump pushes back over border separation
Author: 0 Trump pushes back over border separation

President Donald Trump , addressing what his administration has characterized as an unwanted side effect of his zero-tolerance policy on illegal immigration , signed an executive order on Wednesday (June 20) to keep families who illegally cross the U.S.

Global News Erdoğan Declares Victory in Election That Could Consolidate His Power
Author: 0 Erdoğan Declares Victory in Election That Could Consolidate His Power

State media also reported on Sunday that Erdogan's AK Party holds 43 percent, while the opposition party holds 23 percent of the vote, with 96 percent of the total vote counted. Ballot papers that don't bear the official stamps will still be considered valid - a measure that led to allegations of fraud in last year's referendum.

Global News Trump berates Democrats as he begs for their votes on immigration bill
Author: 0 Trump berates Democrats as he begs for their votes on immigration bill

By seeking to keep that blame on the opposition party, he is hoping to galvanize support from his base for midterm elections that could swing the balance of power on Capitol Hill. He indicated his "zero tolerance" policy of prosecuting all illegal immigrants would continue, but families could remain together. The columnist went on to rip Mr.

Global News Hurry up and prepare for a hard Brexit — EU Council
Author: 0 Hurry up and prepare for a hard Brexit — EU Council

The taoiseach did not make the summit dinner last night because had business in Dublin with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Officials in Dublin and Brussels had initially set the European Council summit next week as an important deadline for progress on Northern Ireland, but all sides now accept that EU leaders at the meeting will not be able to herald a significant breakthrough.

Global News Melania Trump's jacket has sparked mass outrage
Author: 0 Melania Trump's jacket has sparked mass outrage

In the Texas border city of McAllen on Thursday, prosecutors unexpectedly dropped charges against 17 immigrants who were due to be sentenced Thursday for improperly entering the USA, according to Efren Olivares, a lawyer with the Texas Civil Rights Project, which has been interviewing adult immigrants to track them and their kids through separate government systems.

Global News Ugly dogs return for annual USA contest
Author: 0 Ugly dogs return for annual USA contest

After all, we don't want her taking up space where a TRULY ugly dog could shine. This world-renowned event celebrates the imperfections that make all dogs special and unique. She was then purchased by Underdog Rescue. It took several surgeries before she was able to see again. Other contestants included a blackhead-covered Chinese Crested-Dachshund mutt, a bulldog mix with excess wrinkly skin and a Pekingese named Wild Thang .

Author: 0 Trump calls for deporting illegal immigrants with 'no judges or court cases'

U.S. law does permit expedited deportations if an immigrant is apprehended within 160km of the border and has been in the country for less than 14 days. A defiant Trump has, however, said that his "zero tolerance" policy on undocumented immigrants - in which all unlawful border crossings are referred for prosecution - will continue.

Global News British PM May suffers defeat in House of Lords on Brexit bill
Author: 0 British PM May suffers defeat in House of Lords on Brexit bill

Some of her opponents on Brexit may simply have made a decision to keep their powder dry for later fights on issues such as future trading ties with the bloc before Britain's scheduled departure in March next year. The government has been at odds with the Lords in the long-running row over what happens if the United Kingdom can not reach a deal with the European Union, or if MPs reject whatever deal the government agrees with the EU.

Global News Merkel and Macron Agreed on a Separate Eurozone Budget
Author: 0 Merkel and Macron Agreed on a Separate Eurozone Budget

They have given money and aid to countries in Northern Africa and the Middle East to keep people from heading for Europe . European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker called the meeting at the last minute as the issue causes fresh divisions in Europe, three years after the bloc faced its biggest migration crisis since World War II.

Global News JUST IN: Explosion rocks rally, President narrowly escapes death
Author: 0 JUST IN: Explosion rocks rally, President narrowly escapes death

Yesterday Live Zimbabwean TV showed an explosion going off shortly after President Mnangagwa left the podium shortly after having addressed supporters in Bulawayo. An attacker threw a grenade towards the stage where he was sitting - killing one person and injuring at least 83 others. "Political violence of any nature from any quarter is totally unacceptable", he said.

Global News Polls open in Turkey in biggest test for Erdogan
Author: 0 Polls open in Turkey in biggest test for Erdogan

Turkey has been under emergency rule - which restricts some personal freedoms and allows the government to bypass parliament with emergency decrees - for almost two years following an abortive military coup in July 2016. Should he win the June 24 elections, Erdogan would be Turkey's first leader under the presidential system, which does away with the prime minister's post, among other changes.

Global News Prime Minister's baby wrapped up warm in gifts from family, public
Author: 0 Prime Minister's baby wrapped up warm in gifts from family, public

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Arden has given birth to her first child, becoming only the second to do so while in office. For the first time, this was done by Benazir Bhutto, the Prime Minister of Pakistan. "I am not the first woman to work and have a baby; there are many women who have done this before". The British Prime Minister Theresa May sent a lovely message, along with New Zealand MP Nikki Kaye and the Governor-General of New Zealand Patsy Reddy.

Global News President Trump Slams Mainstream Media Over N. Korea Summit Coverage
Author: 0 President Trump Slams Mainstream Media Over N. Korea Summit Coverage

It does sound that way, but the U.S. has had a "national emergency" in place with regard to North Korea since 2008. Japan welcomed the summit as a first step towards the denuclearisation of North Korea, but also said the U.S. He told reporters at the White House on Thursday that North Korea was blowing up its engine site and already destroyed " four of their big test sites ".

Global News Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport: UAE
Author: 0 Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport: UAE

While the overall war in the Arab world's poorest country has been led by Saudi Arabia, the ongoing battle for the Red Sea port city of Hodeida has fallen squarely on the shoulders of the UAE, a US -allied federation of seven sheikhdoms. The Norweigan Refugee Council said on Monday that Houthi fighters were closing all main roads to the city and had completely stopped travel on the main road linking to the capital Sana'a.

Global News Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar
Author: 0 Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

The order also asks Secretary of Defense James Mattis to make available any existing military facilities for the housing and care of immigrant families. The House is poised to take action on two Republican immigration-reform bills, but it was not clear Wednesday if House leaders would be able to muster enough support to pass either.

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