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Global Media Brexit: Lords hand government another defeat
Author: 0 Brexit: Lords hand government another defeat

Sometime after 1400 GMT, the House of Lords will debate different proposals for a "meaningful" vote - the role parliament will play if lawmakers reject a deal that May negotiates with the European Union , or if she fails to agree any exit deal.

Global Media First ladies past and present voice concerns over separation policy
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Clinton also said the White House's claim that separating families is mandated by law is "an outright lie" and criticized people for using the Bible to justify the policy. The children are passed into the care of the US Department of Health and Human Services, the British Broadcasting Corporation reports. As a result of the policy, more adults have been jailed, which has in turn led to their children being separated from them.

Global Media China slams lobster, salmon with retaliatory ta
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As Trump warned of "additional tariffs" should Beijing hit back with tit-for-tat duties on American goods, China unveiled 25 percent duties on $50bn in United States imports. "US can no longer tolerate losing our technology and intellectual property through unfair economic practices", Trump said. The tariffs target mainly Chinese industrial machinery, aerospace parts and communications technology; they spare such consumer goods as smartphones, toys and clothes that Americans purchase by ...

Global Media United States withdraws from UN Human Rights Council
Author: 0 United States withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

The U.S., under former President George W. Bush, initially boycotted the council - established in 2006 - but rejoined in 2009 under former President Obama. United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said secretary general Antonio Guterres "would have much preferred for the United States to remain" a member.

Global Media China vows retaliation as Trump targets US$200b in tariffs
Author: 0 China vows retaliation as Trump targets US$200b in tariffs

The Dow Jones industrial averaged dropped 400 points, or 1.6 per cent in morning trading on worries that the tit-for-tat tariff threats between the United States and China may turn into an all-out economic brawl. "China doesn't want a trade war", China's foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Friday in a statement . The first round is to take effect on July 6.

Global Media Canada legalises recreational marijuana
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Trudeau's government is expected to decide a date that would legalize it in early or mid-September. Cannabis has been legal in a number of areas in Canada already, mostly for medicinal purposes, but this will grant full permission for the recreational use of the drug throughout the country.

Global Media To help migrant children, Republicans and Democrats must join forces
Author: 0 To help migrant children, Republicans and Democrats must join forces

Last week, the US Justice Department admitted that it had separated about 2,000 children from their parents at the US-Mexico border as part of a new policy to deter illegal immigration. President Barack Obama, he said, did not enforce federal immigration law and gave thousands of unaccompanied minors entry into the United States. When you see innocent kids being put in tents sleeping on floor after getting ripped from their parents and your response is "Did they come here legally?", then we ...

Global Media DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Immigrant Children
Author: 0 DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Immigrant Children

Sessions acknowledged then that it would mean separating parents from children if they come into the US illegally. But he also repeated the falsehood that Democrats, now in the minority in Congress, are responsible for a law that mandates family separations.

Global Media Trump wrongly blames migrants for German crime 'rise'
Author: 0 Trump wrongly blames migrants for German crime 'rise'

German news agency dpa reports that Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has told his party he wants to proceed step-by-step in his plan to turn back some migrants at the country's borders - hinting at a compromise in a dispute with Chancellor Angela Merkel .

Global Media Wall Street sinks as China retaliates on tariffs
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However, Trump said in a statement that "additional tariffs " could be levied should China hit back with tit-for-tat duties on United States goods and services exports. "We will immediately introduce tariff measures of the same scale and strength". The list does not include goods such as mobile phones or TVs. The new tariffs apply to meat, seafood, dairy, grains, fruit and vegetables, tobacco and cigarettes, and a wide range of passenger cars and hybrids.

Global Media Bystander kills gunman who wounded 2 at Walmart store
Author: 0 Bystander kills gunman who wounded 2 at Walmart store

Police have identified a 44-year-old man from McCleary, Washington , as the suspect who was shot and killed after a string of carjackings and a shooting Sunday at a Walmart store in Tumwater. Susan Gregg, a spokeswoman at Harborview, said the man was in critical condition. The local fire department has called the shooting a "mass-casualty incident", according to local media.

Global Media Trump will meet with House GOP Tuesday to discuss immigration
Author: 0 Trump will meet with House GOP Tuesday to discuss immigration

On Wednesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans were working "hand-in-glove" with the White House on the proposal, and White House adviser Stephen Miller expressed support for the bill in a private meeting with Republicans. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to halt family separations. But numerous young immigrants, known as Dreamers, would face an uncertain road to permanent residency - a major sticking point for Democrats who want to guarantee them a path to becoming Americans.

Author: 0 Texas deputy sexually abused undocumented immigrant girl, 4, sheriff says

He added that Nunez has "familial ties" to the woman and her daughter, although their exact relationship is unclear. Police believe Nunez may have abused the girl over several months, possibly up to two years. Authorities are filling out paperwork to ensure the mother is given a protected status pending the outcome of the case, Salazar said . Given the nature of the crime, Sheriff Salazar urges undocumented immigrant victims to speak up regardless of their status.

Global Media Trump directs Pentagon to form a Space Force military branch
Author: 0 Trump directs Pentagon to form a Space Force military branch

Trump was joined by Vice President Pence, who heads the National Space Council , as well as NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin and other members of the council. We've seen repeatedly where the Air Force has reached into space program funds to put them against fighter jets, bombers, tankers. Mattis argued that the Pentagon's priority should be focusing on getting its own shop in order before it goes about creating whole new branches.

Global Media Homeland Security chief slams 'irresponsible' reports of separating migrant families
Author: 0 Homeland Security chief slams 'irresponsible' reports of separating migrant families

If Congress closes the loopholes that allows adult migrants to take advantage of the undocumented children's policy, then the families will be able to stay together throughout the proceedings, she agreed at the briefing. "If you smuggle aliens. we will prosecute you". Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS), the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on Homeland Security, sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling for him to end the controversial policy.