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The public widely rejected Trump's family separation policy, polls found

According to a White House official, US first lady Melania Trump "has been making her opinion known" to her husband that he needs to do whatever he can to ke...


White House: North Korea still a threat to US

The two leaders agreed to hold family reunions on August 15, which is marked as National Liberation Day in both countries. Trump also said the remains of US...


Trump supporters steadfast despite the immigration uproar

Heart-rending images and sounds of wailing children separated from their guardians have led to a firestorm of opposition to the Trump administration's crackdown...


Justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts

In Benisek , the court ruled that a preliminary injunction against the new Maryland redistricting rules would have violated the public interest, and so i...


Russian Foreign Ministry comments on US exit from US Human Rights Council

She lambasted the council for "its chronic bias against Israel" and lamented the fact that its membership includes accused human rights abusers such as China, C...


Homeland Security chief denies policy separates families at border

We give them medical care", Nielsen said . That echoed a statement from California Sen. "The government should be in the business of keeping families t...


DOJ Inspector General: Comey Mishandled Clinton Email Probe

Inspector General Michael Horowitz concluded in a long-awaited, 500-page report that Comey made a "serious error of judgement" in announcing he was reopeni...


Second Kansas Police Officer Dies After Inmate Shooting - Timothy Meads

Deputy Patrick Rohrer , 35, a seven-year veteran of the agency, died from his injuries. The suspect also was shot and was operated on at the hospital. Zeigler...


Macron 'never meant to offend' Italy with migrant comments

Macron on Tuesday blasted what he called Italy's cynicism and irresponsibility in turning away the Aquarius , with his office saying that France doesn't want...


Trump says North Korea poses no nuclear threat, despite weapons

The Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations both did so. Their seemingly friendly meeting was in sharp contrast to their tit-for-tat insults and bellico...


Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

But following his talks with Kim Jong-un in Singapore , Mr Trump described the drills as "very provocative" - contradicting previous USA administrations' insis...


Italy shuts ports to migrant boat, asks Malta to open its doors

Problems for the vessel began when Italy's Matteo Salvini , recently appointed as interior minister as part of a new right-wing government, closed the countr...


Explosion at Hawaii volcano spews ash as lava flows into sea

As it falls into the ocean, the molten rock's extreme temperature is causing the water to explode when it's rapidly converted into steam. USGS scientists have...


Measure to split California into 3 states qualifies for November ballot

California as we know it could end soon, if voters approve a ballot measure in November. " Southern California " would include farm communities such as Fresno ...


North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of Trump summit

However, he played down the possibility of a quick breakthrough and said the summit, which gets underway on Tuesday at 9am (11am AEST) should set the framewor...


Primary voters pick nominees in local, federal races

Numerous states also are pivotal in determining the outcome of presidential elections. Polling places will be open in Virginia on Tuesday from 6:00 a.m.to 7:0...


Trump withdraws endorsement of G7 joint statement, slams 'weak' Trudeau

Media captionDairy wars: Why is Trump threatening Canada over milk? Larry Kudlow , Trump's chief economic adviser, told CNN that Trudeau's press conference...


Alice Marie Johnson Granted Clemency By Trump

On Thursday morning, she saw her first sunrise in years at home in Memphis, Tennessee. "This moment right now is happening because President Trump had mercy o...


Zionist Troops Kill Palestinian Youth in West Bank Village Raid

Ezzaddin Abd El Hafeezh Tamimi was severely wounded when soldiers shot him during a raid in the village, which is the home of the Tamimi family and is well know...


Britain's top court says can not rule on Northern Ireland abortion law

The legislation subjects women to "inhuman and degrading" treatment and is in breach of the European Convention on Human Rights, the NIHRC argued. As a result...


Crocodile kills vicar during mass baptism in Ethiopia

Ethiopian news outlet Borkena .com said members of the church were left devastated by the gruesome attack and reported it widely on social media. "All of a sud...


Democrats pin high hopes on key U.S. primary elections

Although a Democrat , Mr. Newman represents a traditionally conservative area and his sin, in the view of many of his constituents, was unforgivable: a vote ...


India's GDP growth to improve further: Ficci

With a year to go for the general elections, a pick-up in growth could not have been better timed, from the Centre's point of view. "We hope that the government...


Italy heads for populist government after months of stalemate

The anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the anti-euro League, who got the most votes in the inconclusive March election , have promised a no-confiden...


China warns U.S. trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

But state news agency Xinhua carried a statement which warned against a trade war and said the two sides should meet each other half way. Commerce Secre...


Trump confirms June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore

As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks in a NY apartment with the North Korean leader's right-hand man, Kim Yong Chol , back in Washington Trump expr...


Karthik Nemmani correctly spells 'koinonia' to win Scripps Spelling Bee

Third place contestant, Abhijay Kodali, is also from Texas. He said there were eight or nine words during the prime-time finals he didn't know - a rare admiss...


Putin critic Bill Browder released after arrest in Madrid

Two hours later, Browder tweeted a photo of himself outside a police station with a message saying: "Good news". The Spanish police service said:... In Ma...


Flash flooding in historic Maryland town leaves one person missing

Mr. Hermond had been helping other people in the restaurant hold the front door closed against a torrent generated by a sudden, massive downpour Sunday afternoo...


Teacher who stopped shooting: ‘I had to save students’

One student fractured an ankle during Friday's active shooter situation, while Seaman-and 13-year-old student, Ella Whistler-were shot. "I can't say enough ho...


Beach weather looks less than ideal for Memorial Day weekend

National Hurricane Center ( NHC ). "Locally heavy rainfall is forecast across western Cuba and over much of Florida and the northern Gulf Coast into early ne...


CENSUS: McKinney ranks as 9th fastest-growing US city

The Census Bureau, in a news release, said that "eight of the 15 cities or towns with the largest population gains were located in the South in 2017, with three...


Cohen Downplays Ties To Close Friend Now Cooperating With Govt

Evgeny A. Freidman, a key business associate of Michael Cohen , pleaded guilty to a minor tax evasion charge, and agreed to cooperate fully with the govern...


Kelly Sued for Sexual Assault, Gave Woman Herpes, Allegedly

The woman, Faith Rogers, said that she had been abused by the singer since she was a teenager, and she filed a lawsuit in Texas on Monday seeking unspecified da...


American Idol trip victor

The evening got even more cozy when the two performed Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's version of "Over the Rainbow" and "What A Wonderful World" together, and received ...