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Vigil To Be Held For Murdered Comedian Eurydice Dixon

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A man, 19, has been charged by police. Up-and-coming Australian comic, Eurydice Dixon performed her last set at the Highlander Tuesday evening. We know how to be vigilant - we've spent our entire lives being vigilant. Vigils were held in her honor for many months following her death. At a press conference on Thursday, Superintendent David Clayton urged women to "be aware of their own personal security". Read More »

Distraught child migrants heard in audio published by ProPublica

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The White House has said it would reject a narrow fix to address children separated from their parents at the U.S. -Mexico border, saying it wants Congress to "fix the whole thing". "We operate according to some of the highest standards in the country". "Parents who entered illegally are by definition criminals ... by entering our country illegally often in risky circumstances, illegal immigrants have put their children at risk", she stoutly insisted. Read More »

Trump wrongly blames migrants for German crime 'rise'

In an extraordinary move, the CSU - facing a tough regional election in October - has threatened to defy her and on Monday go ahead with plans for Germany to send back migrants already registered in other European Union states. "No one in the CSU is interested in bringing the chancellor down, or dissolving the CDU/CSU parliamentary partnership or destroying the coalition", Seehofer told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper, adding that he did not want the asylum row to endanger the coalition ... Read More »

Sarah Sanders pushes back on reports of her departure

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She told reporters at a contentious White House briefing Thursday that Democrats "have refused to come to the table and be part of a solution". The network said Mr Shah also is considering an exit, but details of when he may leave are not confirmed. Read More »

Texas Sheriff Deputy Arrested Over Child Sexual Assault Allegations

Salazar described the case involving one of the department's own deputies as "heartbreaking, disturbing, disgusting, and infuriating all at the same time". The arrest of the undocumented has come under scrutiny after a growing number of parents and their children are being separated at the border as part of the Trump administration's illegal immigration enforcement strategy. Read More »

Donald Trump's family separations bedevil GOP as public outrage grows

While DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen continued to falsely insist the new policy was not new policy on Monday afternoon, Republicans increasingly sounded increasingly skeptical of her misleading claims. "We don't want what is happening with immigration in Europe to happen with us!" Immigration advocates and Democrats say the administration has made it exceedingly hard to claim asylum at official ports of entry. Read More »

‘Confused’ Trump can’t decide whether he hates immigration bill

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Diaz-Balart, one of the Republicans negotiating a compromise bill, said lawmakers like him will have a "major problem" if Trump doesn't back the immigration bill . "Everything we've heard has been very negative, I don't even know if they have the votes to pass the bill on their side", Pelosi said. The tumult erupted as Republican leaders put finishing touches on two bills concerning immigration into the U.S.: a hard-right proposal and a middle-ground plan negotiated by the party's ... Read More »

Canada, US, Mexico agree to continue NAFTA talks

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Trump slammed Trudeau as "dishonest" and "weak" after the Group of Seven summit last week, incensed by a news conference at which the Canadian premier termed the United States president's decision to use national security to justify steel and aluminum tariffs as "insulting". Read More »

US Border Control vehicle hits Native American man, drives off

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Border Patrol agents and local law enforcement found 62 undocumented immigrants in a "stash house" in Laredo, Texas on Tuesday. "They ran me over, bro", Remes can be heard saying. "All I can say is that this incident is under investigation", Daniels said . During the interview with the subject, police also discovered an open container, according to U.S. Read More »

Stampede at nightclub in Venezuela kills 17

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Outside the club, several mismatched shoes, including a sandal with a puckered red lip decoration, lay on the sidewalk. Reverol said that Venezuela's government "deplores this unfortunate event" and offered "words of condolences to the families of the victims". Read More »

The US Insists It Didn’t Bomb Syrian And Iranian-Backed Forces

US forces are also based in Tanf, southwest of Albu Kamal in the Syrian desert near the borders of Iraq and Jordan. It said the raid took place "700 meters (700 yards) inside Syria". The Syrian state TV report said the airstrike occurred around midnight in the village of al-Hari, to the southeast of the border town of Boukamal, and was carried out by the US-led coalition battling the Islamic State group. Read More »

Trump orders Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’ to get ahead of China

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U.S. President Donald Trump has instructed the Pentagon to establish a "space force" as the sixth branch of the American military. It's not clear whether or when the Space Force will be created. The council's executive secretary, Scott Pace, told reporters before the meeting that space is becoming increasingly congested and current guidelines are inadequate to address the challenge. Read More »

Germany to refuse migrants from July if no European deal found

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The regulations have already admitted more than one million migrants into Germany , who are then allowed to travel to other European Union member states without restriction. US President Donald Trump has launched another attack on one of America's allies, this time, Germany is his target as he tweeted "the people of Germany are turning against their leadership as migration is rocking the already tenuous Berlin coalition". Read More »

The US-China trade fight is about to get really messy

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Just days after the Republican firebrand announced trade restrictions on some of the US's closest allies, including European Union states and Canada, it was confirmed America would impose tariffs of 25 percent on $50billion worth of Chinese goods. Read More »

Civilian shoots, kills gunman at Tumwater Walmart; 2 others hurt

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Chaos ensued as people ran from the store, and the gunman followed , with more shots fired outside. Wohl described a chaotic spree which began with the suspect believed to be driving intoxicated the wrong way down a major road and ended with a bystander shooting and killing him in a Walmart parking lot. Read More »

About 2k minors separated from families

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Between April 19 and May 31 of this year, the 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults who were being held by USA border patrol in preparation for prosecution for crossing the border illegally, a Department of Homeland Security spokesman said on a call with reporters. Read More »

Japan rocked by magnitude 5.9 quake; 3 dead

The large quake, with a magnitude of 6.1, struck north of Osaka city just before 8am local time on Monday (11pm GMT Sunday). A lower 6 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 was registered in Kita Ward, Osaka as well as Takatsuki, Hirakata, Ibaraki and Minoo in the prefecture. Read More »

Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

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More than 2,000 children have been removed from their parents over the last six weeks since Jeff Sessions , the U.S. attorney general, introduced the new approach. "The administration shows no sign of backing down from its policy of separating children from their parents despite powerful new condemnation from faith leaders", Tom Jawetz, vice president for immigration policy at progressive group Center for American Progress, told Agence France-Presse (AFP). Read More »

White House divided: Melania breaks ranks with Trump on immigration

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A former first lady, Laura Bush, joined the debate, calling the separation policy "cruel" and "immoral" and said "it breaks my heart". Conway said that an unnamed aide who had said as much to the Washington Post was sorely mistaken. "That's traumatising to the children who are innocent victims, and it is contrary to our values in this country". She said "the USA government "should not be in the business of warehousing children in converted box stores or making plans to place them in tent ... Read More »

3 dead, dozens injured as strong quake hits Japan

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Damage inside a home in Osaka, Japan, after the natural disaster struck. Shinji Toda, seismology professor at Tohoku University, said the Uemachi fault in Osaka Prefecture could be related to the latest quake. The Nuclear Regulation Authority said it had detected no problems at its local atomic power plants, but some companies, including Honda , said they had suspended operations at local plants. Read More »

Three dead after strong 6.1 quake rattles Japan

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A 9-year-old girl in Takatsuki died after a wall several dozens of meters long around a swimming pool collapsed, while a man in his 80s in Osaka's Higashiyodogawa ward was killed after a wall collapsed over him. More than 170,000 homes are without power, but no abnormalities have been reported at the region's nuclear power plants and no tsunami warning has been issued. Read More »

Five immigrants die in crash fleeing United States border patrol

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The auto was carrying undocumented immigrants, though how exactly many is unclear. Another passenger, also reported to be a USA citizen, is under arrest in connection with the possible case of human smuggling. Four people were pronounced dead at the scene near Highway 85 about 100 miles southwest of San Antonio , ABC News reports . He added: "This is a ideal example of why our borders need to be secure". Read More »

Rudy Giuliani Demands Mueller Probe Be Suspended ‘Tomorrow’

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Rudy Giuliani on Thursday demanded that special counsel Robert Mueller end his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, saying a recent Justice Department report showed a clear bias. Giuliani, an outspoken attorney for the President, repeatedly suggested the probe had questionable origins and echoed some of the President's rhetoric about the investigation being unfair. Read More »

Trump says possible he will meet Putin this summer

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This will be the third time that both the leaders would meet face-to-face. Trump made the remark to reporters in the driveway of the White House during an unexpected conversation with the press for almost 20 minutes. The President of the U.S. said in an interview with Fox News channel. The defense secretary sounded a more optimistic note on North Korea, saying the recent summit between the U.S. Read More »

Several dead in auto crash near Texas border

Five immigrants are dead and several others are injured after a chase ended with a crash in Big Wells southwest of San Antonio. "From what we can tell the vehicle ran off the road and caught gravel and then tried to recorrect", Boyd said, adding that "caused the vehicle to turn over several times". Read More »

Put your country ahead of the party, Tory rebels urged

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However, the vote would be on "a motion in neutral terms", merely stating the House has considered the statement. "It does feel, I have to say, to be blunt about it, it seems a bit like a slap in the face", he said. Pro-EU Tories were quick to voice their anger. Dominic Grieve , the former attorney general who is leading the group of Remain-supporting Tory MPs, said today they were not trying to stop Brexit from happening - but added they could topple the Government by voting against the ... Read More »

Trump misrepresents North Korea's actions

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Even so, U.S. -North Korea talks may face an uphill struggle over how much authority would be given to inspectors responsible for verifying Pyongyang's declaration, and under what conditions they can work. "It can become whatever they want but there won't be nuclear weapons, and they won't be aimed at you and your family". Trump also said he would like Americans to "sit up at attention" when he speaks like North Koreans do for Kim. Read More »