• Saudi Aramco says its facilities are safe and operating normally
Saudi Aramco says its facilities are safe and operating normally

Mohamed Sharaf, 44, a civil servant, said he had sent his entire family to Sanaa, the Houthi-held inland capital, several days ago and he was getting ready to leave himself. On Tuesday, the UN's World Food Programme hurriedly unloaded three ships full of food aid - enough, it said, to feed six million people for one month.

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  • Priest slaps crying baby at christening - leaving parents stunned
Priest slaps crying baby at christening - leaving parents stunned

Twitter users have been taking to the social media platform in droves to weigh in on the horrifying moment, with many tweeting that they would have knocked the priest out. But the child continues to cry and the man raises his voice to say: "I will scream louder than you". The family's shock becomes evident when the priest slaps the baby acro...

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  • Family Separations At The Border Alarm Child-Welfare Experts
Family Separations At The Border Alarm Child-Welfare Experts

And California Sen. Kamala Harris called on Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign Monday. More than 50 people pushed strollers through the streets of Newark and gathered in front of the federal building where more than a dozen mothers breastfeed their babies Friday in a "Nurse-in" to protest the Trump administration's treatmen...

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  • Trump Reverses Migrant Separation Policy
Trump Reverses Migrant Separation Policy

The action came after a firestorm of protest from administration opponents and allies, reacting to pictures and sounds of young children traumatized by their separation from their parents at the hands of US authorities. However, a former ICE director has said some family separations are "permanent". "The compromise bill is not ready for pri...

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  • New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl
New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl

New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern , gave birth to a daughter on Thursday. 'I do not want to create a false impression that all women should be super-human or super-women, ' she said . The 37-year-old will take six weeks of maternity leave , and has now passed on her duties to Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters. In contrast, B...

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  • Donald Trump And Immigrant Girl Meet Face To Face On Time Cover
Donald Trump And Immigrant Girl Meet Face To Face On Time Cover

Likewise, the cover story , "A Reckoning After Trump's Border Separation Policy: What Kind of Country Are We? " by Karl Vick, doesn't mince words about what it sees as the eroding of our traditional norms and values by the current president.

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  • President approves Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir with immediate effect
President approves Governor’s rule in Jammu and Kashmir with immediate effect

According to Hindustan Times , a union minister said the government will adopt a more aggressive approach not only inside occupied Kashmir but also along the Line of Control and the International Border as well. The contents of the Governor's report were immediately sent to Suriname where the president was scheduled to land at 6.30 pm (3 am IST). ...

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  • Israeli PM Netanyahu's Wife Reportedly Charged With Fraud For Gourmet Dining
Israeli PM Netanyahu's Wife Reportedly Charged With Fraud For Gourmet Dining

The exorbitant spending on lavish meals took place despite the fact that the Netanyahus had a full-time chef at their disposal. The indictment follows unsuccessful attempts to settle the matter outside court, with Sara Netanyahu refusing to pay back the amount she used for the meals and admit the allegations against her.

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  • North Korea returns remains of 200 US troops
North Korea returns remains of 200 US troops

Chinese press coverage of Kim's third visit said lots about denuclearization, but also sought to shift the narrative, to make this a story about an isolated and economically backward nation blossoming in the light of socialism with Chinese characteristics.

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  • London police say no serious injuries in minor subway blast
London police say no serious injuries in minor subway blast

Pictures on social media showed police sniffer dogs outside the station. People are being asked to avoid the area. Met officers are dealing with a suspicious package at #Southgate tube station. The station has now been closed as police, ambulance and fire services remain at the scene and parts of the Piccadilly line are now closed. Police a...

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  • Woman shouting 'Allahu akbar' injures two with blade in France
Woman shouting 'Allahu akbar' injures two with blade in France

The woman was holding a sharp object, reportedly a box cutter. Hospitalization was required only for the visitor of the store, but his life is not in danger. The police say that it is too early to say whether this incident be considered a terrorist act. Witnesses said she shouted " Allahu Akbar " as she launched her attack, which they say appeare...

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  • 'We will not apologize': Trump DHS chief defends immigration policy
'We will not apologize': Trump DHS chief defends immigration policy

Cruz said his bill would build temporary shelters where immigrant families could stay together in cases where there was no threat to the children's safety, double the number of federal immigration judges and speed handling of asylum applications.

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  • Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furor over family separation policy
Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furor over family separation policy

Even Trump's own wife Melania , who herself is an immigrant , seemed to suggest that she was in opposition to her husband's policy on immigrants families. "We've got to stop separation of the families, but politically correct or not, we have a country that needs security, that needs safety, that has to be protected".

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  • About 2k minors separated from families
About 2k minors separated from families

Oliver also noted that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should not have used the Bible to defend the policy. From April 19 to May 31, the Department of Homeland Security numbers show 1,995 minors were separated from their parents or legal guardians.

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  • Trump criticizes Obama in tweet after North Korea summit
Trump criticizes Obama in tweet after North Korea summit

The Chinese report gave no other details about Kim's visit. A motorcade including sedans, minibuses, motorcycles and a stretch limo with a golden emblem similar to one Kim used previously was seen leaving the airport. "This is the Chinese way", said Hwang Jae-ho, a China expert at Seoul's Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, who was also traveling...

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  • Asian, European stocks plunge as China-US trade war fears brew
Asian, European stocks plunge as China-US trade war fears brew

The United States has now imposed tariffs on up to $450bn in Chinese goods, out of a total of $500bn. U.S. Dollar banknotes are seen in this photo illustration taken February 12, 2018. "It's kind of a lose-lose for both the people in China and the US soybean industry, and the soybean farmer", said Bardole. Late Monday Trump threatened to hit ...

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  • Theresa May's Brexit plans set for defeat
Theresa May's Brexit plans set for defeat

A spokeswoman for the Department for Exiting the European Union said the government's new amendment respected the tests set out by Brexit Secretary David Davis later on Tuesday evening, which state any compromise amendment must not undermine negotiations with Brussels or hinder the government's ability to negotiate global treaties in future.

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  • Shallow natural disaster kills three in Japan, including nine-year-old girl
Shallow natural disaster kills three in Japan, including nine-year-old girl

The Japanese meteorological agency originally put the quake's magnitude at 5.9 but later raised it to 6.1. Huen said his agency had four to five tours heading to Osaka daily, and at the moment they would not be cancelled. "Almost all of the dishes fell and shattered on the floor", said Kaori Iwakiri, a 50-year-old nurse in Moriguchi, just north o...

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  • 3 confirmed dead in western Japan quake
3 confirmed dead in western Japan quake

It's reported, three lives were lost due to the quake. An quake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 hit western Japan on Monday but the top government spokesman said there were no immediate signs of major damage. "There are fears that the risk of house collapses and landslides has increased in the areas shaken strongly", said Toshiyuki Matsumor...

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  • Migrants Killed in Possible Human Smuggling Rollover Crash
Migrants Killed in Possible Human Smuggling Rollover Crash

The incident is under investigation by the US Border Patrol, Texas Department of Public Safety, Dimmit County Sheriff's Office, Homeland Security Investigations, and Customs and Border Protection's Office of Professional Responsibility, Border Patrol said in a statement .

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  • Former Trump campaign official Paul Manafort headed to jail
Former Trump campaign official Paul Manafort headed to jail

Manafort is facing charges in two jurisdictions . Manafort , 69, has pleaded not guilty to all charges in what prosecutors say was a broader conspiracy to launder more than $30 million over a decade of undisclosed lobbying for a pro-Russian former politician and party in Ukraine.

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  • Upskirting row: MP Sir Christopher Chope says he supports ban
Upskirting row: MP Sir Christopher Chope says he supports ban

This behaviour is a disgusting invasion of privacy which leaves victims feeling degraded. Upskirting - the act of taking a picture up a woman's skirt without her consent - has been the subject of a campaign by Gina Martin , a member of the public who was a victim of upskirting, who said she was "extremely upset and disappointed " by the objecti...

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  • China decides to impose additional tariffs on US$50b of United States imports
China decides to impose additional tariffs on US$50b of United States imports

The US president said the new tariffs were created to punish China for the theft of American intellectual property and technology. During an impromptu appearance on the White House North Law, the president hailed his "very big tariffs " on China.

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  • Gaza residents pray near Israel, as Muslims mark major feast
Gaza residents pray near Israel, as Muslims mark major feast

With a significant majority, 120 countries voted in favor of the resolution, 45 abstained, and 7 joined Israel in voting against it: the United States, Australia, Togo, the Marshall islands, Solomon Islands, Micronesia and Nauru. "For some, attacking Israel is their favorite political sport". Just before the vote, US Ambassador Nikki Haley propos...

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  • NWS: Tornado with 130 miles per hour winds hit W-B Twp. shopping area
NWS: Tornado with 130 miles per hour winds hit W-B Twp. shopping area

Vehicles damaged from a powerful storm are seen outside a U-Haul in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. "Two things we need to be thankful for, the first is so few people were hurt and the six people who were hurt, the injuries were minor".

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  • Ramaphosa wishes Muslims a spiritually fulfilling Eid al-Fitr
Ramaphosa wishes Muslims a spiritually fulfilling Eid al-Fitr

He added that historically, Muslims have contributed immensely to TT's development and urged this generation of Muslim leaders and professionals to emulate their forebearers' spirit of compassion and selflessness. on 29th of Ramzan , 1439 AH. After a month of fasting from sunrise to sunset, Muslims celebrate Eid with massive family feasts and pr...

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  • Donald Trump 'optimistic' ahead of one-on-one talks with Kim Jong
Donald Trump 'optimistic' ahead of one-on-one talks with Kim Jong

The key will be whether the two leaders can narrow their differences over the definition of denuclearization. Despite the summit now being back on, that deal and others by countries that have been part of worldwide nuclear deals - such as Ukraine after the fall of the Soviet Union, and Iran in 2015 - will also loom large over the discussions.

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  • Merits of splitting California into 3 debated
Merits of splitting California into 3 debated

According to California's Secretary of State office , the initiative is one of four that are eligible for placement on the November ballot. A California split is a long shot, to say the least. Three smaller states would change that equation, which worries some Democrats. "Three states will get us better infrastructure, better education and lo...

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  • Inspector general's report proves no political bias — Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Inspector general's report proves no political bias — Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Horowitz offered a series of recommendations to ensure DOJ and FBI officials follow established procedures and policies "even in its highest-profile and most challenging investigations". Comey told the IG that fear of leaks didn't drive his decision, but the report says several top Federal Bureau of Investigation officials recalled that concern...

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  • Trump’s 5 Weirdest Remarks About His Summit With North Korea
Trump’s 5 Weirdest Remarks About His Summit With North Korea

Details were not shared about how the discussions have progressed so far and Trump and Kim have yet to meet face-to-face. According to Trump, it's a "very important" and "pretty comprehensive" document. "I really believe otherwise I wouldn't be doing this", Trump said of the summit. Mr Trump said he urged Mr Kim and other North Korean officia...

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  • Unpaid advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made $US81 million previous year
Unpaid advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made $US81 million previous year

The president's son-in-law and daughter together reported personal assets of between $240 million and $780 million by the end of 2017. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump listen as U.S. He also earned at least $5 million in passive income from holdings in real estate developments, and reported more than $5 million in capital gains in 2017 just f...

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  • Military says it's received no guidance about canceling Korean war games
Military says it's received no guidance about canceling Korean war games

The annual drills, separate from regular training programs, have long angered North Korea's leadership, which views them as a rehearsal for an invasion. "Until such time as North Korea takes concrete steps to denuclearize, our policy should be to continue the maximum pressure campaign", he said. Moon also said that the region can not "depend ...

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  • Trudeau acts hurt when called out
Trudeau acts hurt when called out

Trump, in a Twitter tirade on Thursday, pointed fingers at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French president Emmanuel Macron , stating that "they are charging the USA massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers". "I think it would be an asset to have Russian Federation back in", Trump told reporters shortly before flying out of t...

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  • Angela Merkel on Trump’s G7 show: It’s ‘depressing’
Angela Merkel on Trump’s G7 show: It’s ‘depressing’

She said the European Union would "act" against the USA trade measures, which European leaders regard as going against the rules of the World Trade Organization. Merkel suggested the tensions with Washington would continue to fuel a reappraisal of Europe's security needs. She said that the European countries will not be "taken advantage of" in ...

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  • New indictment filed against Paul Manafort
New indictment filed against Paul Manafort

They said nothing governing the terms of their client's pretrial release prevents him from having contact with anyone, that the encrypted-messaging apps Manafort used are commonplace and that he didn't ask anyone to produce a false affidavit or false testimony at trial.

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  • 'Changed era' as Trump, North Korea's Kim gather for Singapore summit
'Changed era' as Trump, North Korea's Kim gather for Singapore summit

Later, Kim met with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Lee's office in the sprawling palace known as the Istana. While en route to Singapore later Saturday, Trump said he looked forward to meeting Kim on what he anticipated would be an exciting day.

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  • Vienna being considered as venue for possible Putin-Trump summit
Vienna being considered as venue for possible Putin-Trump summit

That comment has Trump squarely offside with this fellow G7 leaders, including Canada , who view Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and its meddling in western elections as a major worldwide security concern. "Nothing he has done since then has changed that most obvious fact", McCain said. "I think Putin's probably going, 'Ma...

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  • One US Soldier Killed, Four Injured in Attack in Somalia
One US Soldier Killed, Four Injured in Attack in Somalia

Four American service members who were wounded in an extremist attack in Somalia that killed one special operations soldier have been treated and discharged, the USA military said Saturday. Since being pushed out of Mogadishu in 2011, the group has lost control of most of Somalia's cities and towns, but it retains a strong presence in regions...

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  • Trump says no new NAFTA deal without five-year sunset clause
Trump says no new NAFTA deal without five-year sunset clause

He followed up by tweeting: "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". The president has been at odds with key allies over the new tariffs, which dominated his talks with the leaders o...

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  • US singled out by G7 allies over tariffs ahead of summit
US singled out by G7 allies over tariffs ahead of summit

One Canadian insider said traditionally, Canada was too small for retaliatory trade action against the U.S.to have an impact, but Trump has gone after so many countries at once that the pushback globally is big enough to have an impact on the American economy.

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