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Global News Melania Trump's controversial jacket inspires 'I care' fashion
Author: 0 Melania Trump's controversial jacket inspires 'I care' fashion

Her spokeswoman told Business Insider that "there was no hidden message". What did Trump say about Melania's "I really don't care" Zara jacket? But in some sort of bizarrely insensitive fashion no-no, Melania made a decision to board the plane to the middle of a major human rights debate wearing a long green jacket that said "I don't really care, do u?" on the back.

Global News It's a girl: New Zealand's Prime Minister has a baby
Author: 0 It's a girl: New Zealand's Prime Minister has a baby

Winston Peters , New Zealand's deputy prime minister, has taken over in the meantime. Ardern is the second elected world leader to give birth in office. Ardern and Gayford would look to try and keep the next weeks somewhat private with their new little family. However, she said she would remain in charge by continuing to read cabinet papers during her time away.

Global News Trump, facing backlash, signs executive order to end family separations at border
Author: 0 Trump, facing backlash, signs executive order to end family separations at border

But, he said, he is committed to protecting the nation's borders during a historic influx of illegal alien border crossers, while taking action under current legal constraints to prevent the separation of illegal alien families. Trump's family apparently played a role in his turnaround. "We're keeping families together, and this will solve that problem", Trump said, according to a transcript of the signing event.

Global News Two Koreas hold talks on planned August 15 family reunion
Author: 0 Two Koreas hold talks on planned August 15 family reunion

Many US diplomats who have dealt with Choe said she was so smart and well-versed that they often found themselves playing right into her hands at the negotiation table. Japan, which hosts some 50,000 U.S. military personnel, including the biggest overseas concentration of U.S. Marines and a U.S. Navy carrier strike group, relies on the Washington for its defence and operates closely with its military.

Global News Attorneys General to Trump: Stop Separating Migrant Families
Author: 0 Attorneys General to Trump: Stop Separating Migrant Families

The attorneys say the law does not require the systemic separation of families and that the administration's policy has caused a "traumatic and unsustainable" situation that does not account for each family's specific circumstances. Yoder, who is chairman of a House Appropriations homeland security subcommittee, demanded the change Monday. "This is not new", Nielsen said. Sessions said Monday in New Orleans at the National Sheriff's Association conference that enforcing immigration laws ...

Global News Canada Just Ended Its 95-Year Ban on Cannabis
Author: 0 Canada Just Ended Its 95-Year Ban on Cannabis

Claude Carignan leaves the Senate Chamber after the vote on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act , in the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, June 19, 2018. Its "historic" approval officially ends the country's nearly century-long prohibition on the substance. The federal government has announced the date when it will be legal to consume marijuana .

Global News Disney increases bid for Murdoch's Fox assets
Author: 0 Disney increases bid for Murdoch's Fox assets

Disney is offering more than $71 billion for Fox's entertainment businesses in a counterbid to Comcast's almost $66 billion offer. That's why Disney raised their previous bid to a bid of $71.3 billion, 10% above the one Comcast submitted previously.

Author: 0 U.S. Expected to Withdraw From UN’s Human Rights Council

The reported move comes amid intense criticism over the Trump administration's policy of separating child migrants from their parents at the US-Mexico border. Last year, Haley warned the Geneva-based council that the US would withdraw if it did not end its systematic scrutiny of Israel and alleged Israeli rights abuses against Palestinians.

Global News Venezuela tear gas explosion, stampede kills 17
Author: 0 Venezuela tear gas explosion, stampede kills 17

The AP reported that the owner of the club has also been arrested, as well as the person who supposedly set off the tear gas device. Reverol said that Venezuela's government "deplores this unfortunate event" and offered "words of condolences to the families of the victims".

Global News What's happening at the United States border
Author: 0 What's happening at the United States border

About 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians over six weeks, according to U.S. authorities, since the Trump administration announced that all migrants illegally crossing the Mexican border would be arrested, regardless of whether the adults were seeking asylum.

Global News Criticism of Trump leads to Sanford's demise, experts say
Author: 0 Criticism of Trump leads to Sanford's demise, experts say

Still, South Carolina voters kept electing Sanford despite the lies and the infidelity. In most states voting Tuesday night, the governor races will get the most local attention. And in Virginia, incumbent Republican Rep. Smith has served in the state Legislature for 22 years. Despite the effect that Trump may or may not have had on the race, Kondik also pointed out that Sanford, who garnered just 56 percent of the vote in the 2016 Republican primary in his district against a ...

Global News Bannon Says Trump Doesn't Have to `Justify' Border Separations
Author: 0 Bannon Says Trump Doesn't Have to `Justify' Border Separations

Mrs. Trump didn't refer specifically to the Trump administration's "no tolerance" policy, which was leading to a spike in children being separated from their families. The president's wife, who seldom wades into the political arena, opted to call for bipartisan immigration reform to fix the issue, rather than denounce the policy.

Global News Coalition poised to take airport of Yemen's main port city
Author: 0 Coalition poised to take airport of Yemen's main port city

The UN Security Council on Thursday called for a key port in war-ravaged Yemen to be kept open to deliveries of vital food and humanitarian supplies after the Saudi-led coalition launched an offensive to seize Hodeida. Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, the president of the Security Council for June, said after the meeting that the Council members are deeply concerned about the humanitarian risks of the situation.

Global News Government - rebel peace talks break down
Author: 0 Government - rebel peace talks break down

Theresa May has insisted she has listened to Tory rebels' concerns after they rejected her bid to find a compromise over the EU Withdrawal Bill. Dominic Grieve , the former attorney general who is leading the group of Remain-supporting Tory MPs, said today they were not trying to stop Brexit from happening - but added they could topple the Government by voting against the bill, to prevent the risk of Britain sliding into "chaos" by leaving the European Union with no deal in place.

Global News 5 killed in SUV crash during chase in Texas
Author: 0 5 killed in SUV crash during chase in Texas

In a later interview, Boyd said the auto reached 100 miles per hour before the driver lost control and crashed. This article be updated as more details become available. Mr Boyd said the driver and one passenger were believed to be USA citizens. The sheriff said he hadn't spoken to Border Patrol on the exact cause of the pursuit and nature of the crash.

Global News Candlelight vigil to memorialize 2 deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them
Author: 0 Candlelight vigil to memorialize 2 deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them

He was charged with murder in a separate case, also allegedly in December. Kansas City Mayor David Alvey said the vigil, which will take place in front of City Hall at 8 p.m. - A second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot while an inmate was being transported to a Kansas City courthouse. "We always evaluate procedures, but we did confirm that they did follow proper procedure".

Global News US military carries out strike in Afghanistan, targets senior militant leader
Author: 0 US military carries out strike in Afghanistan, targets senior militant leader

A USA drone strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed Mullah Fazlullah, one of the world's most wanted terrorists and chief of the Pakistani Taliban, sources in Afghanistan reported Friday. He had ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize victor Malala Yousafzai . He said the USA drone targeted a vehicle in which Fazlullah and the other militants were riding.

Global News Cohen Seeks to Silence Avenatti
Author: 0 Cohen Seeks to Silence Avenatti

The material is the most recent to be produced to Cohen's legal team out of more than 3.7 million items seized in an Federal Bureau of Investigation search of his home, hotel room and office in April. The president has denied having sex with her. Then, after the restraining order application was filed, Avenatti tweeted out this: "The motion for a gag order is a complete joke and baseless".

Global News China pledges to 'immediately' retalliate to Donald Trump's latest tariffs
Author: 0 China pledges to 'immediately' retalliate to Donald Trump's latest tariffs

The Chinese government has made a decision to impose additional duties of 25% on 659 items worth about $50 billion, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported . "This isn't good news at all". Another 234 Chinese goods could also face an identical penalty after further USTR review. "Given the frequent flip-flopping of the Donald Trump administration , it is still too early to conclude that a trade war will start", it said.

Global News Yemeni rebels claim to have hit naval vessel
Author: 0 Yemeni rebels claim to have hit naval vessel

Ambassador Obaid Salem al-Zaabi made the comments during a news conference with journalists. Coalition-backed Yemeni forces took control of al-Durayhmi in southern Hodiedah province, an armed forces faction said in a statement . Yemen's Foreign Minister Khaled Alyemany said that government forces were holding off on advancing on the port for now, and "are not planning to destroy the infrastructure".

Global News Spain offers to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius
Author: 0 Spain offers to take in drifting migrant ship Aquarius

The ship has 629 migrants including 123 unaccompanied minors, 11 children and six pregnant women. The stand-off is actually the third in recent weeks, after the outgoing government of premier Paolo Gentiloni refused to let humanitarian aid groups dock in Italian ports until the ships' flag nations had formally requested permission.

Global News Delhi to Srinagar, all condemn Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari’s killing
Author: 0 Delhi to Srinagar, all condemn Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari’s killing

His killing is an attack on the freedom of press and the civil society's attempts at resolving Kashmir through talks and mediation. The killing drew wide condemnation from politicians across India and media organisations. The Hurriyat leadership in Kashmir has also condemned the act. Lashkar Terrorist Naveed may be behind Shujaat's assassination. "Journalists working in Jammu and Kashmir have always been subject to a range of threats".

Global News Peter Navarro's apology to Justin Trudeau for 'hell' remark
Author: 0 Peter Navarro's apology to Justin Trudeau for 'hell' remark

At one point he wrote, "Justin acts hurt when called out!" Trump said it "didn't look friendly" but it was "very friendly". Yet his top diplomat, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, downplayed the severity of the rift. The Canadian prime minister has been under attack from various members of the Trump administration since his remarks at the G7. Trudeau's closing press conference at the Group of Seven leaders' summit in Quebec this weekend sparked a flurry of reactions from the Trump ...

Global News Vladimir Putin Calls Russian Meddling In U.S. Election A Joke
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Calls Russian Meddling In U.S. Election A Joke

Russian Federation was pushed out of the then G8 due to its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea four years ago. "What worries me most is the fact that the rules-based global order is being challenged — quite surprisingly not by the usual suspects, but by its main architect and guarantor, the USA", said European Council President Donald Tusk.

Author: 0 Mattis not surprised by Trump halting South Korea drills: Pentagon

Former Trump adviser and Fox News contributor Sebastian Gorka ― who called North Korea an "evil, evil regime" less than a year ago, called the summit "stunning, absolutely stunning". In fact, Trump and Kim's agreement made no mention of North Korea's human rights abuses, and Trump said following the summit that Kim "loves his people".

Global News Trump says he will halt Korea war games
Author: 0 Trump says he will halt Korea war games

Kim could be seen smiling as he looked inside the vehicle. At the heart of negotiations was the "complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization" of the Korean peninsula in exchange for "security guarantees" for the North's mercurial leader, Kim Jong Un .

Global News Authorities identify woman bitten by alligator
Author: 0 Authorities identify woman bitten by alligator

The scene is several blocks southwest of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, just west of Florida's Turnpike and north of Stirling Road. "Do you think the alligator may have gotten it?" On Wednesday, one of her neighbors snapped a picture of an alligator lounging on a front porch, the Herald reported.

Global News Trump Meets Singapore's Lee Before Historic Kim Jong Un Summit
Author: 0 Trump Meets Singapore's Lee Before Historic Kim Jong Un Summit

Another still photo in the news clip showed him shaking hands with North Korean officials, with another showing him waving from outside the Air China 747 jumbo which brought him to Singapore . The North has faced crippling diplomatic and economic sanctions as it has advanced development of its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. It's a reflection of the intense global curiosity over Kim's sudden turn to diplomacy in recent months after a slew of North Korean nuclear and missile tests ...

Global News Here are Official Voter Turnout Numbers in the Ontario Election
Author: 0 Here are Official Voter Turnout Numbers in the Ontario Election

The loss of that status is "one more indignity" to the Liberals as they try to rebuild following a devastating defeat that propelled the Progressive Conservatives to power for the first time in 15 years and elevated the New Democrats to the official Opposition, said Jonathan Malloy, a political science professor at Carleton University.

Global News Duchess Catherine comforts Princess Charlotte after fall on Buckingham Palace balcony
Author: 0 Duchess Catherine comforts Princess Charlotte after fall on Buckingham Palace balcony

Coming back to Trooping colours, this official parade includes over 1,400parading soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians according to Kensington Palace. "I'm quite proud and I know that a lot of other people are proud of me as well", he was quoted as saying by the BBC. From Prince George's naughty expressions to the heart-warming wave Princess Charlotte bestows upon the onlookers, the little munchkins have become a source of happiness to many.

Global News North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To Arrive In Singapore On Sunday
Author: 0 North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To Arrive In Singapore On Sunday

Trump made that announcement after hearing from South Korean intermediaries that Kim was "committed to denuclearisation", which met the USA pre-condition. It will be the first ever summit between the leaders of the two countries. The president said Saturday he has "a clear objective" for the "mission of peace" and nuclear summit in Singapore - to convince Kim to completely abandon North Korea's arsenal of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Global News Restrictions on flights into Singapore during Trump-Kim summit: ICAO
Author: 0 Restrictions on flights into Singapore during Trump-Kim summit: ICAO

It's not clear if this relatively defiant stance represents much progress from the war of words that initially prompted Trump to cancel the Singapore summit. North Korea has replaced its three most senior military officials with less hawkish appointees, leading analysts to speculate that Kim Jong-un is attempting to sideline hardline factions within the regime.

Global News California judge who sentenced Stanford swimmer faces voters
Author: 0 California judge who sentenced Stanford swimmer faces voters

Turner ended up only serving three months due to good behaviour. But Persky adopted a recommendation from the county probation department and cited Turner's clean criminal record, age, loss of his Stanford swimming career and other factors, including the involvement of alcohol, for the short jail sentence.

Global News Canada hoping its tariff threat will prompt USA back down
Author: 0 Canada hoping its tariff threat will prompt USA back down

In a conference call later Monday with grassroots supporters, he said: "We will be in a very strong position very soon. We would have preferred not to take that kind of decision". "We are in a trade discussion to renegotiate NAFTA". Mr Trump has said the tariffs are needed to protect United States steel and aluminium industries vital to the nation's security.

Global News Iran informs United Nations of increase in nuclear enrichment capacity
Author: 0 Iran informs United Nations of increase in nuclear enrichment capacity

The Iranian Atomic Energy Organisation will hand a letter to the United Nations nuclear agency, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in Vienna informing the agency of the decision regarding uranium hexafluoride. Foes Iran and Israel have been kept at bay for decades. "I don't think we've got a lot". Still, the threat of USA sanctions has put pressure on European countries working with Iran.

Global News Italy minister calls for deportations
Author: 0 Italy minister calls for deportations

The leaders patched up their alliance after agreeing to substitute a eurosceptic they had initially proposed as economy minister, a nomination that had been rejected by the head of state. The centres, in particular, attract Salvini's ire. Savona is now expected to be nominated to serve as European Union minister, instead. Salvini, who wants to open a migrant detention and deportation centre in every Italian region, later tweeted: "Either Europe gives us a hand in making our country secure, ...

Global News Guatemala volcano erupts, killing children as lava spews into village
Author: 0 Guatemala volcano erupts, killing children as lava spews into village

Amid darkness and rain, the rescue effort was suspended until early morning, municipal firefighters' spokesman Cecilio Chacaj said. "We are evacuating and rescuing people and have reports of 20 wounded six dead and disappeared". Centre-right Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) received the most votes in Sunday's parliamentary election but analysts said the party may find it hard to form a coalition.

Global News India's Q4FY18 GDP growth beats estimates, rises to 7.7 per cent
Author: 0 India's Q4FY18 GDP growth beats estimates, rises to 7.7 per cent

As per the Provisional estimates of national income, the growth rate of GDP at constant (2011-12) prices for the financial year 2017-18 is estimated at 6.7 percent. The "agriculture, forestry and fishing" sector showed a growth rate of 3.4 per cent as against the previous year's growth rate of 6.3 per cent, while the growth in the "manufacturing" sector was estimated at 5.7 per cent as against the previous year's growth rate of 7.9 per cent.

Global News GOP Reps Warn Trump Against Pardoning Himself: 'Terrible Move'
Author: 0 GOP Reps Warn Trump Against Pardoning Himself: 'Terrible Move'

Asked whether Trump has the power to pardon himself , Giuliani claimed the president " probably does", adding that the constitution " doesn't say he can't ". Giuliani said last week that the special counsel probe may be an "entirely illegitimate investigation" and need to be curtailed because, in his estimation, it was based on inappropriately obtained information from an informant and Comey's memos.

Global News Russia, Israel Agree To Limit Iran's Presence In South Syria
Author: 0 Russia, Israel Agree To Limit Iran's Presence In South Syria

Israel has repeatedly vowed to prevent Iran from establishing a permanent presence in Syria and Lebanon, and has carried out dozens of air strikes against Iran-backed forces and attempts to smuggle advanced weapons to Hezbollah. In a speech at the Heritage Foundation on May 21, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo demanded that Iran halt all uranium enrichment, stop its ballistic-missile program and give nuclear inspectors access to the entire country.

Global News Eric Greitens, Missouri governor, to resign
Author: 0 Eric Greitens, Missouri governor, to resign

Greitens will step down Friday in the face of an impeachment effort, an adverse judicial ruling and criminal investigations . Under state law, Lt. Gov. Louis TV station KMOV aired portions of an audio recording secretly made by the woman's ex-husband in which she told him about her interaction with Greitens.

Global News Stormy's lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case
Author: 0 Stormy's lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case

At the moment, a special master is overseeing a document review of the items obtained by the government in the raids to determine what falls under attorney-client privilege. She said none of the pieces of data from three phones likely to be turned over Wednesday after she makes a final review of them were designated as subject to attorney-client privilege or highly personal by lawyers for Cohen, Trump or the Trump Organization.

Global News Meeting with Kim to Take Place as Planned
Author: 0 Meeting with Kim to Take Place as Planned

Lavrov met with Kim after one of his aides headed to NY for talks to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in an attempt to salvage a summit between President Trump and the dictator. A pair of USA delegations have held talks this week with their North Korean counterparts at the Korean demilitarized zone and in Singapore. Plans for the high-stakes sit-down have been have been cast in doubt ever since Trump withdrew from the meeting last week, only to announce a day later that it could still ...

Global News Russian Federation using various means to destabilize Ukraine, including political murders
Author: 0 Russian Federation using various means to destabilize Ukraine, including political murders

On Tuesday, Kiev and national police had said Babchenko, one of Russia's best-known war reporters, had been shot three times in the back outside his apartment building and was found bleeding to death by his wife. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman implied Russian Federation had orchestrated the killing. He was a sharp critic of Russia's annexation of Crimea and its intervention in east Ukraine, according to press reports .

Global News Italy plunges into political crisis after govt talks collapse
Author: 0 Italy plunges into political crisis after govt talks collapse

Mattarella designated Cottarelli, a former International Monetary Fund official, as interim prime minister this week, with a view to holding a new vote between September and early 2019. Upon accepting a mandate from the president to form a technocratic and politically "neutral" government, Mr Cottarelli said his first task was to introduce a programme to parliament, including next year's budget.

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