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Author: 0 Melania Trump takes a courageous stand against her husband's policies

In a statement issued by her office, the First Lady expressed empathy for affected families but she did not directly take issue with President Donald Trump's policy. Some Trump administration officials have admitted the policy is aimed at deterring would-be undocumented immigrants or asylum seekers from attempting to cross into the US out of fear that they will be separated from their children.

Global Media Earthquake Kills Three, Injures Hundreds in Japan
Author: 0 Earthquake Kills Three, Injures Hundreds in Japan

Osaka prefecture, which includes the city and surrounding areas, has a population of 8.8 million. At least three people have died and at least 200 others have been injured after an natural disaster struck the northern Osaka region in Japan on Monday morning.

Global Media Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah 'killed in drone strike'
Author: 0 Pakistani Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah 'killed in drone strike'

According to Taliban sources, four other militant commanders, travelling with Maulana Fazlullah , were also killed in the drone strike. Hailing from Pakistan's Swat district, the Tehrek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader is believed to have been operating from his hideouts in the forests of eastern Afghanistan since 2009.

Global Media Afghan bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce
Author: 0 Afghan bomber kills 21, mostly Taliban celebrating truce

Nangarhar spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said the explosion happened in Rodat district at an Eid gathering between Taliban and Afghan security forces who were celebrating the ceasefire . "We have no intention to extend the ceasefire ", Mujahid told AFP in a WhatsApp message. Earlier, Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani announced the extension of the truce without specifying an end date and called on the Taliban to do the same.

Global Media Melania Trump 'hates' to see children separated from families at United States border
Author: 0 Melania Trump 'hates' to see children separated from families at United States border

As controversy rages over the separations, first lady Melania Trump , in a rare foray into policy matters, said Sunday through a spokeswoman that the United States must be a country that "governs with heart". But in a statement from White House spokesman Raj Shah, he explained that Trump was referring to a proposal backed by Democrats that would offer a DACA fix without substantial border security funding.

Global Media Three dead, plants and trains halted as quake rattles Osaka
Author: 0 Three dead, plants and trains halted as quake rattles Osaka

Local police said a girl, aged nine, had died in the city of Takatsuki, north of Osaka city. Japanese disaster authorities say two people have been found without vital signs and 41 others injured by an quake in western Japan. Water flows out from cracks in a road damaged by an natural disaster in Takatsuki, Osaka prefecture, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo June 18, 2018.

Global Media Dead, 12 Immigrants Ejected After Car Chase with Texas Border Patrol
Author: 0 Dead, 12 Immigrants Ejected After Car Chase with Texas Border Patrol

Fourteen people were inside, including the driver and passenger. "We've seen this many, many times and not only in this county but other counties along the border", he said. It appears the SUV was being pursued by both Border Patrol agents and sheriff's deputies. Boyd said the driver of the Suburban was also injured and was flown to a San Antonio hospital.

Global Media 1 killed, 20 injured in Trenton overnight shooting
Author: 0 1 killed, 20 injured in Trenton overnight shooting

The festival, which was slated to run from 3pm Saturday to 3pm Sunday, was billed as a massive exhibition of art , live music, food, and film. The gunfire rang out at around 3 a.m.at the celebrated community event in Trenton, when about 1,000 people were in attendance.

Global Media Strong quake hits Osaka
Author: 0 Strong quake hits Osaka

The Japan Meteorological Agency says a quake with preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck Monday around 8 a.m. Japanese authorities don't confirm death until after an examination at a hospital. The strongest shaking was in an area north of Osaka city, the agency said. Television images showed passengers getting off trains onto the tracks between stations.

Global Media Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border
Author: 0 Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border

Some Trump administration officials have admitted the policy is aimed at deterring would-be undocumented immigrants or asylum seekers from attempting to cross into the USA out of fear that they will be separated from their children. Trump administration officials have repeatedly defended the policy of separating kids and adults, arguing that it acts as a deterrent against illegal immigration.

Global Media President Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair
Author: 0 President Trump calls Manafort jailing unfair

Manafort had been under house arrest at his residence in Arlington, Virginia, where he also wore a monitoring device. Manafort also faces 18 separate criminate charges in a federal court in Virginia. None of the current charges against Manafort connect back to Trump . Manafort was indicted last October as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian agents.

Global Media German conservative groups meet separately on migrant policy
Author: 0 German conservative groups meet separately on migrant policy

Earlier, a Twitter account claiming to be that of the Hessischer Rundfunk state broadcaster had said CSU Interior Minster Horst Seehofer had announced the end of the alliance in an internal message. "I can not be part of an integration summit where there is one participant who in an article compared my strategy on homeland to the homeland understanding of the Nazis", Seehofer told reporters.

Global Media Donald Trump says ending 'war games' his idea, not Kim Jong-un's
Author: 0 Donald Trump says ending 'war games' his idea, not Kim Jong-un's

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump in Singapore last week. "I read the statement and it's hard for me to see if something was actually agreed to or not", Corker said. "They have a great fervor". The 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty, leaving the divided peninsula still technically at war. It is not however clear where things go from here, since there were no explicit agreements on any of those issues and no time frames for achieving them.

Global Media Trump willing to meet Putin
Author: 0 Trump willing to meet Putin

Isolating Russian oligarchs from worldwide trade and financial markets is symbolic of a condemnation of Russia that will continue until it recognizes the sovereignty of territories like Abkhazia, Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia, and Crimea.

Global Media A Quarter of G7 summit in Canada was devoted to Russian Federation
Author: 0 A Quarter of G7 summit in Canada was devoted to Russian Federation

He should have done, maybe I would have won by more . Up till now, the West was united in accusing Russian Federation of using force to annex Crimea. "It's possible that we'll meet, yeah", Trump told reporters. "Why are we having a meeting without Russian Federation being in the meeting?" "Trump is ours!" following a report that US President Donald Trump suggested Crimea is part of Russian Federation.

Global Media Upskirting row: MP Sir Christopher Chope says he supports ban
Author: 0 Upskirting row: MP Sir Christopher Chope says he supports ban

Martin said she was "extremely upset and disappointed " and that she spoke to Chope after his objection and he agreed to meet with her to learn more about the bill. She tweeted: "I am obviously extremely upset and disappointed that Sir Chope chose to object to this vitally important bill for the women of England and Wales".

Global Media 5 dead as SUV being chased by Border Patrol crashes in Texas
Author: 0 5 dead as SUV being chased by Border Patrol crashes in Texas

He said one passenger was taken into custody. Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said the SUV was traveling at speeds over 100 miles per hour before it crashed near Highway 85, ejecting some of those inside. "We've seen this many, many times", Boy said. "It's a problem. This is, I think, a flawless example of why our borders need to be secure". Six people were taken to a San Antonio hospital, and four others went to a local hospital in Dimmit County.

Global Media Harvard gives Asian-Americans lower personality ratings than other races, lawsuit claims
Author: 0 Harvard gives Asian-Americans lower personality ratings than other races, lawsuit claims

He said he found Asian Americans suffer a "significant penalty" relative to white students when Harvard rates their personal qualities and overall applications and when it makes admission decisions. When extracurricular activities and personal ratings were considered, the percentage of Asian-Americans dropped to 26 percent. After Republican President Donald Trump took office a year ago, the Justice Department began investigating whether Harvard's policies are discriminatory because they ...

Global Media Trump and critics see positives in IG report
Author: 0 Trump and critics see positives in IG report

On Friday, Trump also lashed out at Comey, who was accused in the report of insubordination for the way he handled the probe into Clinton's emails. That report appeared to support Trump's claim that he fired Comey because of his handling of the probe into Clinton's use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of State.

Global Media Chinese Media Blames Trump Administration for Brewing Trade War
Author: 0 Chinese Media Blames Trump Administration for Brewing Trade War

On Capitol Hill, influential Texas Republican lawmaker Kevin Brady, chairman of a House tax legislation committee, said he was "alarmed" by the tariffs which he said exposed United States industries to "devastating retaliation". China's Communist Party-linked newspaper the Global Times decried the U.S.as the "provocateur" Saturday in reporting the new Chinese measures. "We want to trade", Davis, who also sits on the governing committee of the American Soybean Association , said.

Global Media United Kingdom government proposes three scenarios for parliament vote on Brexit deal
Author: 0 United Kingdom government proposes three scenarios for parliament vote on Brexit deal

Created to address concerns aired by pro-EU Conservative backbenchers, the amendment suggests that Parliament should have a say on the final Brexit deal. She added: "I don't think Jeremy Corbyn understands what these negotiations are really about". While there may be "political consequences" from the vote promised under the amendment, "this particular approach does not tie the hands of the Government in the way that the original amendment that was proposed by Dominic Grieve and ...

Global Media Excessive heat - record high temperatures Sunday
Author: 0 Excessive heat - record high temperatures Sunday

A dew point of 60 is when humans start to feel uncomfortable. The weather service said relief is in the Omaha-area forecast starting early next week. Monday will be the final day with highs in the 90s expected. Despite the slightly drier air, temperatures will remain warm with mid to upper 80s at the beach and lower 90s inland through the weekend.

Global Media Trump Administration To Open Temporary Tent Shelter In Texas For Migrant Children
Author: 0 Trump Administration To Open Temporary Tent Shelter In Texas For Migrant Children

It was last used in 2016 to house migrant children and families in large, dormitory-style canvas tents. The US Department of Health and Human Services announced earlier in the week that it meant to open the shelter. The site now is housing about 1,500 immigrant children, officials said. The shelter would not interfere with operations at the border crossing, Wolfe added.