Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

Search on for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking Search on for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking

Although the rescue operations stopped two hours due to bad weather, they will continue with the search for survivors, the agency confirmed. The police statement said that on Tuesday morning the search had found several bags including one containin...

Nikki Haley Pummels UN Human Rights Council - Katie Pavlich Nikki Haley Pummels UN Human Rights Council - Katie Pavlich

Dujarric said: "The secretary-general would want to see a United States that is involved and engaged throughout the U.N. system". Finland believes the American decision to leave the United Nations Council on Human Rights is a "setback", as Finlan...

India Kashmir: BJP pulls out of controversial alliance India Kashmir: BJP pulls out of controversial alliance

We had convinced them (Centre) to announce a unilateral ceasefire during the month of Ramzan. "It has become untenable for the BJP to continue in the alliance government in Jammu and Kashmir", Ram Madhav, party general secretary, told reporters.

Tensions escalate as U.S. imposes new tariffs Tensions escalate as U.S. imposes new tariffs

Trump imposed in March tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum imports, igniting a possible trade war. China, as promised, officially announced new retaliatory tariffs on US goods on Saturday, claiming that the Trump administr...

Germany tells Trump to stop lying about their crime rate Germany tells Trump to stop lying about their crime rate

Seehofer is calling for Germany to turn away immigrants who have already registered in other European Union countries, which would undermine Merkel's open door policy adopted in 2015, since when the country has welcomed some 1.6 million refugee...

Hamas has launched into Israel balloons with bombs Hamas has launched into Israel balloons with bombs

Monday's flare-up was the first instance of rocket fire along the border in two weeks, breaking an implicit ceasefire that followed a sudden conflagration in late May. Since major border protests broke out at the end of March, more than 300 fires h...

Haley says U.S. will leave United Nations human rights council Haley says U.S. will leave United Nations human rights council

The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a "chronic bias against Israel", a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more hard. "But the way to deal with...

Trump lashes out at Canada over trade Trump lashes out at Canada over trade

China bought American goods worth $153.9 billion past year, while exports to the United States totaled $429.8 billion, according to customs data. The president said the only acceptable result for his administration is a significant reduction in t...

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis

On Monday, Sen. Peter Harder, the Liberal government's representative in the upper house, argued that senators had done all they could to study the bill thoroughly and recommend improvements. The Senate eventually deferred to the government's positio...

Texas deputy sexually abused undocumented immigrant girl, 4, sheriff says Texas deputy sexually abused undocumented immigrant girl, 4, sheriff says

Police believe Nunez may have abused the girl over several months, possibly up to two years. A 47-year-old deputy with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office was arrested early Sunday (June 17) after a woman told investigators he had been sexually assau...

Kirstjen Nielsen Confronted At Mexican Restaurant As Activists Shout 'Shame' Kirstjen Nielsen Confronted At Mexican Restaurant As Activists Shout 'Shame'

Homeland Security secretary Kristjen Nielsen had her dinner plans Tuesday night torpedoed by shouting socialist protesters angry at immigration enforcement, which they said should not exist. HuffPost has reached out to DHS for comment. Demonstrat...

Trump defends separating families at USA border, ‘politically correct or not’ Trump defends separating families at USA border, ‘politically correct or not’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is a Democrat from California. The entire House Republican Conference will meet Tuesday evening before their first vote series of the week, with President Donald Trump in attendance. The protest is in respo...

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

American University professor of government, Jennifer Lawless, said Mrs Trump's intervention in the debate was unusual for a first lady. The first lady's statement echoed the president's words on Friday saying: "I hate the children being ta...

Blast in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar kills 10, official says Blast in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar kills 10, official says

President Ashraf Ghani has said he hoped the ceasefire can be extended and called for the Taliban to come to the negotiating table in peace talks. Taliban is fighting US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces, combined under the Resolute...

Visual Story | Children, the border and a familiar mix of emotions Visual Story | Children, the border and a familiar mix of emotions

He announced the administration's " zero tolerance policy " in April "for offenses under 8 U.S.C. § 1325 (a), which prohibits both attempted illegal entry and illegal entry into the United States by an alien". Democratic Representative Tim Ryan, whos...

White House says Trump would sign either Republican immigration bill White House says Trump would sign either Republican immigration bill

Conservatives in the House Freedom Caucus have expressed concerns with the bill, as have moderate members who helped negotiate the plan but want to do more to ensure that children are not separated from their parents at the border. The bill also incl...

Indonesian woman swallowed whole by 23-foot python Indonesian woman swallowed whole by 23-foot python

According to Hindustan Times , the body of the 25-year-old man identified as Akbar was found when local people cut open the 23-foot python after it was found bloated and slithering awkwardly in the village of Salubiro, on the eastern island of S...

Armed bystander kills gunman at Tumwater Walmart Armed bystander kills gunman at Tumwater Walmart

Minutes later they received reports of gunshots near the local high school, where they found an injured 16-year-old girl who had been carjacked. Tumwater police say officers were initially responding to a report of a auto driving in the wrong dir...

Justice Dept. officials on possible leaks to Giuliani Justice Dept. officials on possible leaks to Giuliani

The almost 600-page report , which was more than a year in the making before it was released last week, provided ample political ammunition to lawmakers on both sides of the aisle during Monday's hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee .

United Nations envoy in Yemen for Hodeida crisis talks United Nations envoy in Yemen for Hodeida crisis talks

The capture of Hodeida would be the coalition's biggest victory of the war so far, and rebel leader Abdel Malek al-Huthi on Thursday called on his forces to put up fierce resistance and turn the region into a quagmire for coalition troops. "The U.N. ...

Elon Musk warns Tesla workers that employee committed 'sabotage' Elon Musk warns Tesla workers that employee committed 'sabotage'

According to a report from CNBC , Musk sent an email to Tesla employees late Sunday revealing that a Tesla worker had engaged in "quite extensive and damaging sabotage" against the company. "These include Wall Street short-sellers, who have already...

Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’ Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’

That report isn't due out until August. The text of the directive signed by the president at the conclusion of his remarks has not been released. It includes more than 36,000 personnel around the world that provide space and cyber capabilities ...

Kim Jong-un visits China after Trump summit Kim Jong-un visits China after Trump summit

Security was tight at the Beijing airport where paramilitary police prevented journalists from shooting photos. The vehicles did not appear to be carrying flags. Washington has argued that economic sanctions against Pyongyang should be lifted o...

Protests in Greece as Macedonia is renamed after 27-year row

Greece and Macedonia have taken a major step towards resolving a 27-year-old dispute over the latter's name by signing an agreement that would see Macedonia change its name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia. Specifically, by officially recogni...

Amid outrage over children, White House defends immigration policy Amid outrage over children, White House defends immigration policy

Maine Senator Susan Collins added that "we know from years of experience that we need to fix our immigration laws and that using children is not the answer". Mrs Trump's statement comes as Democratic lawmakers joined hundreds of protesters outsid...

Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis' Clinton: Separating families at border a 'moral crisis'

Van Hollen, a Democrat, called the policy of breaking up families who have entered the country illegally "cruel". At a space event later, Trump discussed immigration and again blamed Democrats for failing to sign on to Republican immigration pr...

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen briefs from White House

The Trump administration canceled that pilot, the Family Case Management Program, last year. In a speech Monday to the National Sheriffs' Association in New Orleans - a few hours after her tweet - Nielsen said the administration would "not ...

Merkel believes refugee issue needs European solution: spokesman Merkel believes refugee issue needs European solution: spokesman

Merkel is refusing to resound a potentially explosive measure for European Union. British negotiators have seen it as a deliberate move to sway member states of the EU "not to trust" the United Kingdom on matters of security, when it was outside th...

Alert: Heat Advisory is in effect for much of CNY Monday Alert: Heat Advisory is in effect for much of CNY Monday

A cluster of thunderstorms in the Gulf of Mexico has a 20 percent chance of gaining tropical cyclone characteristics over the next few days. This means a big warm up for our area, but the humidity will also increase.and risky heat index values can ...

Invest in North Korea: money pit or golden opportunity? Invest in North Korea: money pit or golden opportunity?

On June 12, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump became the first American president to meet with a North Korean head of state. Don't let anyone think anything different. They also were turned off by Trump's abundance of compliments for Kim. "North ...

Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer

Doocy, interviewing Trump along the row of cameras right outside the White House's West Wing, referenced the summit in Singapore, and asked, "while you did meet with Kim Jong-Un, it sounds like you and Mr. "Russia should be in this meeting". A ho...

'Upskirting' likely to become criminal offence in UK 'Upskirting' likely to become criminal offence in UK

Campaigner Gina Martin , who started an online campaign to outlaw upskirting a year ago, said in a statement posted to Twitter that she was "extremely upset and disappointed" but remained positive. Both were among a series of private members' bil...

U.S. housing migrant children in tents near Mexico border U.S. housing migrant children in tents near Mexico border

This unannounced tour to gain inside into Walmart shelter has drawn national attention after his team livestreamed the tour on Facebook. Casa Padre is the same facility that Sen. "Our goal ultimately is to reunite kids with their families", Jua...

Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families

Sessions announced the effort April 6, and Homeland Security began stepping up referrals in early May, effectively putting the policy into action. The policy has been widely criticized by church groups, politicians and children's advocates who say ...

Harvard accused of racial discrimination in admitting Asian-American students Harvard accused of racial discrimination in admitting Asian-American students

Rowers passed the campus of Harvard University, in March 2017, as they paddled down the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. Harvard and the group Students for Fair Admissions filed dueling analyses of the Ivy League school's admissions data in a law...

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