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Global Media Sessions: No More Asylum for Victims of Gangs and Domestic Violence
Author: 0 Sessions: No More Asylum for Victims of Gangs and Domestic Violence

Advocates were quick to denounce Sessions' ruling. They fear the lives of thousands of legitimate asylum-seekers will be in danger when they are returned to their countries of origin. The Trump administration has accused migrants of exploiting the asylum system to gain entry to the United States, aware that the immigration courts are so backlogged that their cases could take years to complete.

Global Media 1 killed, 2 injured in stabbing incident on Japan's Shinkansen bullet train
Author: 0 1 killed, 2 injured in stabbing incident on Japan's Shinkansen bullet train

The apparently random attack took place at around 9:50 p.m.in the 12th auto of the Nozomi No. 265 bound for Shin-Osaka Station from Tokyo, which had just departed with 880 passengers aboard. "I have always been anxious about him", the woman said in a telephone interview with Kyodo News early Sunday. There were around 880 passengers aboard the Nozomi 265, the day's last train bound for Shin-Osaka, according to Central Japan Railway Co., also known as JR Central.

Global Media Trump tweets that his top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffered heart attack
Author: 0 Trump tweets that his top economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffered heart attack

U.S. President Donald Trump says Kudlow suffered a heart attack on June 11. He recently returned from the G-7 summit in Canada, where Trump found himself at odds with US allies over his decision to impose steel and aluminum tariffs. A 70-year-old former financier, Mr. Kudlow left Wall Street in 2001 to work for the conservative magazine National Review and later appeared in a string of political and economic current affairs shows on the MSNBC news channel.

Global Media Former PM Mulroney predicts Trump rage at Justin Trudeau a passing storm
Author: 0 Former PM Mulroney predicts Trump rage at Justin Trudeau a passing storm

On Twitter , Trump complained that Trudeau had criticized USA trade policy - specifically US tariffs on Canadian metals - after the Canadian premier had "acted so meek and mild" in their one-on-one meeting. Trump's own Office of the Trade Representative negates his bald-faced lie. "At this moment in our history with our USA neighbours, Canadians need to know that all sides of this House stand united as one", Ramsey said before introducing her motion.

Global Media 'Setback for Voting Rights': Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Voter-Purge Process
Author: 0 'Setback for Voting Rights': Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Voter-Purge Process

Under Ohio law, people who skip voting in two consecutive elections and then ignore various mailings from the state are removed from registration rolls, reports the Columbus Dispatch . The state argued that the policy was needed to keep voting rolls current, clearing out people who have moved away or died. The challengers said there are six states that remove voters from their registration lists for failure to vote, but that OH is the most aggressive.

Global Media North Korea summit: How Trump will communicate, negotiate with Kim Jong Un
Author: 0 North Korea summit: How Trump will communicate, negotiate with Kim Jong Un

It was a far cry from past year when Trump threatened North Korea with " fire and fury " and mocked Kim as "little rocket man", and Kim denounced the USA president as the "mentally deranged United States dotard ". In its illustrative preview of what the two leaders aim to achieve at the summit, the BCC said what most have been thinking - "Frankly, it's not yet clear".

Global Media U.S. says North Korea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early
Author: 0 U.S. says North Korea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early

By prominently showing the Air China jet that flew Kim to Singapore , the reports also made no secret of China's important role behind the scenes. Among the three dozen or so North Koreans seen at breakfast on Monday were some of the regime's most powerful men, usually only spotted by North Korea watchers in photographs published in state media as they line up at official events.

Global Media 41 killed in Afghan violence
Author: 0 41 killed in Afghan violence

On Saturday, the Taliban outfit announced a three-day ceasefire with the Afghan government during Eid al-Fitr religious festival holidays. In a WhatsApp message, the Taliban put the death toll at 18 Afghan soldiers. Mohammad Jawad Rahimi, a California-based Afghan analyst, is giving the credit of the cease-fire to what he calls "a systemic change and a very strategic action by the Afghan leaders".

Global Media 'Fair trade now fool trade', Trump vents anger on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, Trudeau
Author: 0 'Fair trade now fool trade', Trump vents anger on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, Trudeau

Canada argues that it still allows a higher ratio of sold milk to be imported from overseas than the United States does and that there is not necessarily a causal relationship between the crisis of the US industry and Canadian tariffs. Merkel's comments came amid the escalating fallout from a contentious meeting between Trump and other world leaders at the recently concluded Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Canada.

Author: 0 Missing Air Force Officer Found 35 Years Later In California

A man who deserted from the US Air Force in July 1983 has been apprehended in California , the US military says. Hughes had been claiming to be an individual named Barry O'Beirne but admitted that he was actually named William Howard Hughes , Jr.

Global Media Trump advisers slam Trudeau's 'betrayal' days before Kim summit
Author: 0 Trump advisers slam Trudeau's 'betrayal' days before Kim summit

In a post-meeting press conference Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who chaired the summit, expressed his disappointment over Washington's recent decision to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum. Earlier that day, Trump also tweeted: "Please tell Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron that they are charging the US massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers".

Global Media US F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes, Pilot In Serious Condition
Author: 0 US F-15 Fighter Jet Crashes, Pilot In Serious Condition

The base tweeted: "Around 6.36am this morning, a Kadena F-15C Eagle crashed in the water south of Okinawa". "Our hearts and prayers go to the pilot and his family as they go through this hard time", a post said. A series of accidents involving US military aircraft have stoked tensions and in January US Defence Secretary James Mattis apologised to his Japanese counterpart over the incidents.

Author: 0 Grandmother caught transporting children in dog kennels

Neighbors said Cheeks just bought two German Shepherd puppies that she would put in the kennels in the back of her truck. A police report said that the children said they were told to get into the kennels because there wasn't enough room for them to sit in the main part of the vehicle.

Global Media Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore
Author: 0 Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

Tweeted Trump in a series of tweets starting last night: "Please tell Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron that they are charging the US massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers". He further threatened to stop doing trade with countries "who are being unfair " to the US. In response to Trump's tweets , the PMO released a statement shortly after that simply read, "The Prime Minister said nothing he hasn't before - both in public, and in private conversations with the ...

Global Media Migrants remain at sea as Italy-Malta standoff intensifies
Author: 0 Migrants remain at sea as Italy-Malta standoff intensifies

The agency's special envoy for migrants in the Mediterranean, Vincent Cochetel, underscored that "people are in distress, are running out of provisions and need help quickly". "We are talking about people". Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat on Sunday evening told his Italian counterpart, Giuseppe Conte , Malta will not allow the ship to disembark.

Global Media Russian President Vladimir Putin rejects G7 criticism, stresses cooperation
Author: 0 Russian President Vladimir Putin rejects G7 criticism, stresses cooperation

The Skripals were in critical condition for weeks before recovering. President Trump said back in march, a summit with Putin is a possibility but Russian-American ties have soured since then. Washington's relations with Moscow have been particularly strained in the wake of the 2016 USA presidential election, which US intelligence agencies said was targeted by Russian Federation.

Global Media US Representatives Told by Trump to Not Endorse G7 'False Statements' Communique
Author: 0 US Representatives Told by Trump to Not Endorse G7 'False Statements' Communique

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte agrees with US President Donald Trump's idea to bring Russian Federation back to the Group of Eight (G8), as he himself wrote on Twitter on Friday, TASS reports . Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door", said Navarro. "If they retaliate, they're making a mistake", Trump told reporters in a short but stern remark.

Global Media State Dept: US Diplomats in Cuba Getting Medical Exams Following Sonic Attack
Author: 0 State Dept: US Diplomats in Cuba Getting Medical Exams Following Sonic Attack

The U.S.is working alongside China to uncover the source of the "abnormal sounds". For its part, China says it has no information concerning the illnesses. has not blamed the country's government for the suspected attacks. The Penn team said the patients from Cuba experienced persistent disability though rehabilitation therapy customized for them seemed to help.

Global Media Trump withdrew from G7 statement to show toughness: Kudlow
Author: 0 Trump withdrew from G7 statement to show toughness: Kudlow

In his interview Sunday, Kudlow accused Trudeau of making his comments for "domestic political consumption" and doing "a great disservice to the whole G7". In one message, Trump threatened Canada's auto industry, a mainstay of the Ontario economy. "This year's G7 meeting is already going down as the G6 + 1, with six members on one side and President Trump on the other", Al Jazeera's John Hendren, reporting from Quebec, said.

Global Media Hurricane Aletta weakening rapidly, now a Category 2 storm
Author: 0 Hurricane Aletta weakening rapidly, now a Category 2 storm

The Hurricane Center said the storm could generate swells that cause life-threatening surf and rip currents over the coming days. Hurricane Aletta has strengthened to a powerful Category 4 storm in the open Pacific but remains far from the Mexican coast and does not pose any threat to land.

Global Media UK's Queen underwent eye surgery for cataract in May
Author: 0 UK's Queen underwent eye surgery for cataract in May

The Queen was out today at Westminster Abbey with her son Prince Charles to open the The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries - a collection from the Abbey which dates from the 10th century. When cataracts develop, they can cause vision to become blurry or hazy. The last time Queen Elizabeth was in hospital was in 2013 at age 86 after she suffered a bout of gastroenteritis.

Global Media Criminal Court Annuls Sanction against Former Congo's Vice-President
Author: 0 Criminal Court Annuls Sanction against Former Congo's Vice-President

He may not have murdered anyone with his own hands, but as the supreme commander of the Movement for the Liberation of Congo rebel forces, he is responsible for the crimes they committed. "The decision to acquit Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is an important reminder that global justice is only possible if all suspects receive stringently fair trials before an independent and impartial judiciary", the human rights agency said.

Global Media Fewer Irish women using United Kingdom abortion clinics
Author: 0 Fewer Irish women using United Kingdom abortion clinics

Judges ruled by a majority of four to three that the court had no jurisdiction to consider the legal challenge - brought by the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission - since there was no actual or potential victim of an unlawful act. We demand abortion rights.'. "But the analysis and comments from the court on the issue of incompatibility will be clearly heard by this House and politicians in Northern Ireland ".

Global Media DOJ: US citizen held in Iraq to be released
Author: 0 DOJ: US citizen held in Iraq to be released

Jonathan Hafetz , an American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorney who is representing the detainee, said in a statement: "What the government is offering our client is no release - it's a death warrant". Government lawyer James Burnham defended the plan, saying the SDF is "a trusted local partner" of the U.S. forces and the area is "much better, much safer" than where he was taken prisoner by the SDF last September.

Global Media Israeli forces kill 21-year-old Ezzaddin Tamimi in Nabi Saleh
Author: 0 Israeli forces kill 21-year-old Ezzaddin Tamimi in Nabi Saleh

Ahed Tamimi's case gained worldwide attention when footage emerged of her slapping and kicking two Israeli soldiers next to her house in the West Bank in December, with the soldiers not responding to the provocation. The incident occurred in the same village where jailed Palestinian protester Ahed Tamimi comes from. Nabi Saleh is also home to many members of the Tamimi clan, the most famous of which is Ahed Tamimi, 17, who was arrested a year ago after she slapped a soldier who stood ...

Global Media Trump disrupts gender equality meeting at G-7 summit by arriving late
Author: 0 Trump disrupts gender equality meeting at G-7 summit by arriving late

Mr Trump tweeted: "PM Justin Trudeau of Canada acted so meek and mild during our G7 meetings only to give a news conference after I left saying that, "US Tariffs were kind of insulting" and he 'will not be pushed around'". Trump tweeted his reversal after what he called "false statements" by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who he labeled "dishonest and weak".

Global Media Melania Doesn't Believe Trump Had Sex with Stormy Daniels, Rudy Giuliani Says
Author: 0 Melania Doesn't Believe Trump Had Sex with Stormy Daniels, Rudy Giuliani Says

Grisham's statement certainly contradicted what Giuliani, who is also a former mayor of NY, said in Israel. The 16-page lawsuit , obtained first by NBC News , lays out a lengthy conspiracy against Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, and includes text messages between her former attorney Keith Davidson and Michael Cohen , Trump's personal attorney.

Global Media Russian Federation supports Iran's membership in SCO: Putin
Author: 0 Russian Federation supports Iran's membership in SCO: Putin

The White House announced his travel plans after Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signalled they will use the event to take a stance against new United States tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. He referred to a meeting of President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore on Tuesday, saying "we positively view the intentions of Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington to reach a comprehensive settlement of the crisis through talks".

Global Media Florida Failed on Background Checks for an Entire Year
Author: 0 Florida Failed on Background Checks for an Entire Year

Florida got the NICS system back online in March of 2017 after a worker discovered that no one had bothered to log in, or complain about being unable to log in, for more than a year while numerous applications were approved without the legally-required background check.

Global Media Taliban announce cease-fire over Eid holiday for 1st time
Author: 0 Taliban announce cease-fire over Eid holiday for 1st time

That unexpected move came two days after the Afghan government's own surprise announcement of an apparently unilateral week-long halt to operations against the Taliban. A meeting of more than 2,000 religious scholars from around the country on Monday called on both the Taliban and the government to observe a cease-fire.

Global Media How the US-North Korea summit will move the markets
Author: 0 How the US-North Korea summit will move the markets

I don't think they will try and kick out the president . "It's about attitude, it's about willingness to get things done ". Kim Jong Un's motivation for a treaty may be, in part, linked to eventually getting US troops - 28,500 of them - out of the southern part of the peninsula; many believe that the North sees this as the first step in paving the way for a single Korea ruled by Pyongyang .

Global Media 6 children burned in Guatemalan volcano eruption arrive in Galveston
Author: 0 6 children burned in Guatemalan volcano eruption arrive in Galveston

Six children who have been burned by the volcanic eruption in Guatemala on Thursday arrived in Houston in the US state of Texas for medical treatment. On June 3, the Fuego volcano affected, mainly, the departments of Escuintla, Chimaltenango and Suchitepequez, declared for 30 days in a state of public calamity that same day.

Global Media Trump to skip G7 climate sessions following spat with Macron, Trudeau
Author: 0 Trump to skip G7 climate sessions following spat with Macron, Trudeau

The comments followed a string of tweets from the president railing against Canada , France and other European allies for what the president has described as an imbalanced trade relationship. The comments come one day after Trump called Trudeau "indignant" on Twitter Thursday night, and referenced a tariff of up to "300% on dairy" saying he was hurting US farmers.

Global Media Merkel doesn't see readmission of Russia to G-7
Author: 0 Merkel doesn't see readmission of Russia to G-7

Asked if she thought the G-7 should invite Russian Federation - which was thrown out of the grouping after it annexed Crimea in 2014 - back in, she said actions in Crimea were a "flagrant breach" and that Russia's removal was "unavoidable".

Global Media Secret permit let Iran convert funds to dollars
Author: 0 Secret permit let Iran convert funds to dollars

It reveals that the Treasury Department issued a license in February 2016 that would have allowed Iran to convert $5.7 billion it held at a bank in Oman from Omani rials into euros by exchanging them first into US dollars. "This specific license was in fulfillment of JCPOA commitments to give Iran access to pools of its money held overseas". Even after the license was granted, Obama administration officers continued to say in Congressional testimony that Iran wouldn't be granted this type of ...

Global Media Hawaii volcano: Kilauea crater rocked by 5.5 magnitude quake
Author: 0 Hawaii volcano: Kilauea crater rocked by 5.5 magnitude quake

That help came Thursday after Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed a memorandum of understanding that freed up $ 12 million in immediate disaster relief to the island. The crater floor of Pu'u O'o collapsed and the crater now has a funnel shape geometry with a deep cylindrical shaft, filled with rubble, that is about 350 meters (1150 feet) deep.

Global Media On 'Jerusalem Day,' Gaza anti-blockade protest near Israel
Author: 0 On 'Jerusalem Day,' Gaza anti-blockade protest near Israel

Pro-Palestinian Israeli activist Jonathan Pollak, who works with the Free the Tamimis campaign, told MEE that Tamimi was shot with live fire at least twice when he was 45 meters away from the soldiers. The Palestinians say most of the dead and the thousands who have been wounded were unarmed civilians. Since March 30, thousands of Palestinians have taken part in rallies held near the Gaza-Israel security fence to demand the "right of return" to their homes in historical Palestine from which ...

Global Media Ghani leaves for SCO Summit in China
Author: 0 Ghani leaves for SCO Summit in China

While addressing the media on the meeting between the leaders of the two Asian giants, Gokhale said India has agreed to open Bank of China's first branch in Mumbai. China's Belt and Road Initiative was also strongly opposed by India as part of it goes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Both India and Pakistan were admitted to the grouping at its summit in Astana, Kazakhstan, last June.

Author: 0 Taliban agrees to ceasefire with Afghan forces for Eid

Ghani also thanked the United States after Gen. John Nicholson, commander of USA and global forces in Afghanistan, said they would respect the Afghan's government cease-fire, not including U.S. Afghan political analyst Haroon Mir said it was "too early to be very optimistic". Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced an unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban on Thursday, until June 20, but excluding other militant groups, such as Islamic State.

Global Media 'It's best for Spain' - Rajoy steps down as party leader
Author: 0 'It's best for Spain' - Rajoy steps down as party leader

Prime Minister Sanchez replaced Mr Rajoy last week when he was propelled into office on Friday after an unlikely alliance of anti-austerity and nationalist parties backed his bid to take the conservative's seat over the corruption scandal. "There was a before and an after in our country with the feminist mobilizations and the new government is a faithful reflection of that movement", Sanchez said Wednesday.

Global Media Woman gored by bison in Yellowstone after crowd gets too close
Author: 0 Woman gored by bison in Yellowstone after crowd gets too close

Kim Hancock was rushed to a hospital in Big Sky, Montana, with a hip injury, according to the Casper Star-Tribune . She is in good condition. A bison has gored a woman , the third animal attack in Yellowstone National Park this week. The safe distance is considered to be at least 75ft. "Animals in Yellowstone are wild and unpredictable, no matter how calm they appear to be", the park service said in the statement .

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