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by | June 19, 2018 | 05:31

A move by renegade Republican moderates to force votes on bipartisan bills that would likely pass with considerable Democratic support was short-circuited this week by Ryan and other GOP leaders who feared passage of those bills would anger conservative voters in an election year.

by | June 19, 2018 | 05:27

That same passage was used by slave owners to justify slavery during the Civil War, Oliver noted. "When we ignore our laws at the border we obviously encourage hundreds of thousands of people a year to likewise ignore our laws and illegally enter our country, creating an enormous burden on our law enforcement, our schools, our hospitals, and social programs", he said .

by | June 19, 2018 | 04:27

Nielsen answered by calling the U.S. a "country of compassion" and then pointed out the 10,000 of the 12,000 children in care of Health and Human Services who she said had arrived to the United States as unaccompanied minors. They award contracts to licensed child-care providers to house them. "Why would I ever create a policy that would do that?" she asked. Senator Merkley, who drew national attention to the separation policy two weeks ago when officials blocked him from entering the ...

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:59

The Trump administration has been pursuing a zero-tolerance policy toward illegal border crossings, in which every immigrant arrested for crossing the border is referred for federal prosecution. Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon resurfaced Sunday for an appearance on ABC's This Week to weigh in on, among other things , President Trump's honesty and what's wrong with the pope.

by | June 18, 2018 | 11:22

As many as 986 people were rescued at sea and four died in the past 48 hours as they made their way from North Africa to the Straits of Gibraltar and Spain's western Mediterranean coast, the Spanish maritime rescue service said on Saturday.

by | June 18, 2018 | 10:34

Melania Trump has waded into the row over a controversial White House clampdown on immigration that has seen thousands of children separated from their families at the U.S. It was also possible she was backing the president's recent claim that Democrats in Congress were responsible for the situation. "As a mother, as a Catholic, as somebody who has got a conscience, and wouldn't say the junk that somebody said, apparently, allegedly, I will tell you that nobody likes this policy", ...

by | June 18, 2018 | 10:27

Kansai also said more than 170,000 households were without power in Osaka and neighboring Hyogo prefecture. Japanese media including public broadcaster NHK said collapsing walls had killed an 80-year-old man and a 9-year-old girl, and that another man in his 80s was killed after being crushed by a toppling bookcase.

by | June 18, 2018 | 09:48

Fazlullah, who has been designated as a global terrorist by the USA and carried a bounty of Dollars 5 million, had been on the run since his loyalists were routed in a major military operation in Pakistan's Swat district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in 2009.

by | June 18, 2018 | 09:33

Grieve and a cohort of potential Conservative rebels with enough votes to defeat the government want Parliament to have more influence over the next steps than ministers are prepared to give them. If it turns out that she has "simply bought herself time by stringing Remainers along", they will "go beserk". Ex-Tory attorney general Dominic Grieve told The Independent UK that he spent the morning negotiating with ministers and agreeing a wording to a new amendment to the legislation.

by | June 18, 2018 | 09:25

Electric boards of train guide tilt greatly due to an natural disaster registering a weak 6 on the Japanese seismic scale at Ibaraki-shi Station in Ibaraki City, the north side of Osaka Prefecture on June 18, 2018. The agency originally put the quake's magnitude at 5.9 but later raised it to 6.1. The strongest shaking was north of Osaka, but the quake rattled large parts of western Japan, including Kyoto, the agency said.

by | June 18, 2018 | 08:31

President Donald) Trump's policies are working and talks with the Afghan Taliban are imminent", said a senior diplomat who met Afghan officials on Sunday to discuss the chance of back-channel talks with Taliban leaders. In a rare televised address, Ghani thanked the Taliban for observing the truce and asked the group to extend its own three-day Eid ceasefire , which it announced after the government's in a promising sign of reciprocity .

by | June 18, 2018 | 07:59

The Trump administration argues that the Flores settlement means children must be separated from their parents because they can not be held in custody with their parents who face prosecution for crossing the border illegally. The debate over the "zero tolerance" policyhas escalated since it emerged that 1,995 minors were separated from 1,940 adults in just six weeks as they tried to enter the United States between official border crossings.

by | June 18, 2018 | 07:09

There were 14 people in the Suburban, including the driver, according to the department. Four people were killed at the scene and a fifth person died at a hospital in San Antonio, the sheriff said. "This is I think a ideal example of why our borders need to be secured". The crash was reported when Border Patrol agents attempted to stop an SUV in Dimmit County, reports said.

by | June 18, 2018 | 06:58

In New York Saturday, after starting off with a few remarks about Donovan, Giuliani turned his focus to the man he's been representing for the past two months. Anthony Weiner. Giuliani in recent weeks has met with Mueller and his team to discuss under what terms the president might submit to questioning by the prosecutors - an event that would pose risks for Trump if he provided untruthful answers.

by | June 18, 2018 | 06:28

Kellyanne Conway told NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday that "nobody likes" pulling apart families. Since U.S. policy bars children from being detained with their parents since they are not charged with a crime, they have been separated from their parents.

by | June 18, 2018 | 04:37

In issuing her ruling, Jackson said she had "struggled" with the decision but she couldn't "turn a blind eye" to his conduct. "This hearing is not about politics". Mueller's team filed evidence that Manafort tried to coordinate the testimony of two former business colleagues who allegedly helped him to illegally lobby in the United States for Yanukovych.

by | June 18, 2018 | 04:28

Merkel is at odds with Interior Minister Horst Seehofer of the CSU over his "Masterplan for Migration", in which he wants to show voters a tough line before a Bavarian regional election in October. has a €167 billion surplus in services and primary income from interest and royalties. "We have to listen to the people", he told mass-circulation daily Bild.

by | June 18, 2018 | 04:18

The summit produced a general agreement from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to work toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but there were no specific commitments on eliminating or even reducing his country's nuclear arsenal. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , charged by Trump with leading follow-up negotiations, said on Wednesday the United States hoped to achieve "major disarmament" by North Korea within the next 2-1/2 years.

by | June 18, 2018 | 03:43

Trump again made the case that Russian Federation should be allowed to rejoin the Group of Seven industrialized nations while speaking to reporters a day after the release of a Department of Justice internal watchdog report looking into the department's conduct.

by | June 18, 2018 | 02:31

According to the sheriff's office, four individuals died on scene and one later died in the hospital. The driver of the SUV led officials on a chase until the driver lost control and crashed, killing five people and injuring at least 10 others, reports said.