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Northern California wildfires prompt evacuations, burn homes


Farther north, a fire spanning about three-quarters of a mile in Tehama County destroyed "multiple residential and commercial buildings", Cal Fire said. The community of Spring Valley was evacuated Saturday, and the order was extended to all roads accessed by Old Long Valley Road and New Long Valley Road, north of Highway 20. Read More »

Search for boys missing in flooded cave in Thailand continues


Arparkorn Yookongkaew told Reuters . Twelve boys and their soccer coach are believed to have entered the cave late Saturday afternoon. "But they have to be found first", he said. "We're confident that the kids should still be in good condition", he said, noting that rescuers had seen nothing inside the cave to indicate otherwise. Read More »

Pompeo: No timeline for North Korean denuclearization


Singapore , an affluent financial hub, was seen as a good choice for the summit due to its warm ties with both the USA and North Korea , and reputation for strict order. This comes after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would travel back to the Korean peninsula to discuss further details of the joint accord. "Any statements by DoD personnel regarding the DPRK are exclusively in reference to the military aspects of the negotiations", White added, mentioning the "indefinite suspension ... Read More »

US Will Not Intervene in South Syria to Back Anti-Gov't Forces


Mr Al Assad yesterday told Russian TV that the army would also wrest control of the country's north by force if the rebels and Kurdish forces there refuse to surrender. On Sunday, the Israeli air force fired a Patriot missile at a drone approaching its northern border from Syria, forcing it to turn back. In an interview with a Russian TV channel, Assad said fighting with US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces is not the best option for Damascus. Read More »

Donald Trump: Border wall is 'the only real answer' to illegal immigration


HHS previously said that 2,053 minors who were separated at the border were being cared for in its facilities as of last Wednesday, when President Trump signed an executive order aimed at stopping the separations. The tweets cap off a tumultuous week that revolved around the administration's zero tolerance immigration policy that resulted in thousands of children being removed from their parents at the border. Read More »

Michael Avenatti: Stormy Daniels' meeting canceled by prosecutors


A source familiar with the matter told CNN earlier Sunday the interview with prosecutors from the Southern District of NY scheduled for Monday afternoon was in advance of Daniels' grand jury testimony. Cohen, who has not been charged with any crime, is being investigated for potential campaign finance law violations for making the payment, as well as bank and wire fraud. Read More »

United States says still working to reunite 2,053 children with families


Children locked in cages while their parents are taken away in the United States. "That is very problematic because we have people who have attempted to call that number and it has been very hard", said Garcia, "When these parents arrive here, and we call that number, they will not be able to talk to their children or get any information on how to recuperate their children". Read More »

European Union leaders hold 'frank and open' talks at emergency migration summit


Under the EU's so-called Dublin rules, asylum-seekers must be processed in the country where they first arrive, often Mediterranean countries such as Italy, Greece and Spain. But another rescue ship, the Lifeline of the German NGO Mission Lifeline , was stranded in the Mediterranean off Malta after both Italy and Malta refused to let it dock with its 234 migrants. Read More »

Millions turn out to celebrate annual NYC Pride Parade


Zylsky. As many as 300,000 people crowded into downtown Seattle for the annual Pride Parade on Sunday. The theme of this year's parade was "Defiantly Different", a message inspired in reaction to President Donald Trump's treatment of the LGBTQ community , organizers said. Read More »

Justices won't hear case of Christian florist


As the fastest-growing state, Texas received four new congressional districts. The justices dismissed separate lawsuits from Democratic Wisconsin voters and Republican Maryland voters, who challenged the congressional maps drawn by their legislatures; Doug McKelway reports from Washington . Read More »

People angry over Sarah Sanders incident slam the wrong Red Hen


Sanders later confirmed the incident using her official press secretary Twitter account, which could be an ethics violation according to one expert. "But this tone is disgusting", Mr. Cummings said. We saw this same controversy arise when White House counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway was accused of breaking this rule after she invited Americans to purchase Ivanka Trump-branded products on a 2017 episode of Fox & Friends. Read More »

5 suspects in custody in connection to teen's slaying at bodega


In the clip, Guzman-Feliz is pulled out of a Bronx bodega by the hood of his jacket by a group of men who punch and stab him a number of times before fleeing the scene. Cardi B , who is from the Bronx, posted about the brutal slaying with the hashtag #justiceforjunior . Initial arrests have been made, and more are anticipated. Read More »

#JusticeForJunior: A Group of Men Fatally Stabbed Bronx Teen With Machete


Authorities said the teenager, a pupil at the Dr Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School, was stabbed multiple times and was left with a huge gash in his neck. Video of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz being murdered can be found in the story here, but be warned that the video is graphic and could be disturbing to more sensitive viewers. Read More »

US sets up task force to reunite migrant families


The Department of Homeland Security released the fact sheet - "zero-tolerance prosecution and family reunification" - late Saturday and said it is working to reunite the children with their parents, the Associated Press reported. "That is what they're claiming", Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said on CNN's "State of the Union". This is at least the third time a Republican official has been confronted at a public place in recent days over the president's immigration policy that separated ... Read More »

Deport illegal immigrants with 'no judges or court cases'

Our system is a mockery to good immigration policy and Law and Order", Trump tweeted . Most children come without parents. Trump wrote that the USA immigration system is "laughed at all over the world", and is "very unfair" to those who use legal avenues to gain entry. Read More »

Conservative Immigration Bill Fails in House, Vote Postponed on Moderate Bill


Despite his concession on Wednesday, Trump suggested on Friday that some of the wrenching tales that have emerged from the border were fabricated by Democrats, tweeting , "We can not allow our Country to be overrun by illegal immigrants as the Democrats tell their phony stories of sadness and grief, hoping it will help them in the elections". Read More »

Read FP’s Coverage of Sunday’s Elections in Turkey


Erdogan counters that view, saying "Turkey is staging a democratic revolution". The statement also said Aliyev invited Erdogan to an official visit to Azerbaijan, and Erdogan accepted. Hussain expressed hope that Turkey would continue on its path of progress and prosperity under Erdogan's leadership and that historic and unparalleled bilateral relations between Pakistan and Turkey would continue to grow. Read More »

#PermitPatty: Woman allegedly calls police on girl selling water in San Francisco


In it the mum is following a woman called Alison Ettel , who can be seen chatting on her phone "to police", after she spotted the little girl flogging the water outside San Francisco's AT&T Park. The girl's mother captured the incident on Instagram. She also added the incident left her feeling awful and heart-wrenched because the girl's mother started yelling at her. Read More »

USA reunites 552 migrant children in wake of ‘zero tolerance’ rule reversal

This is required by law once the child is in HHS custody, and the sponsorship application process can take weeks, though it's unclear whether the parent can start that process before they are released from detention. He has continued to call for immigrations reforms. That is admittedly only one snapshot of the unsettled situation along the nation's southern border, where President Donald Trump's reversal on separating families has sown chaos and uncertainty and there has been little ... Read More »

Trump administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention


The uncertainty at the border resulted after Trump abruptly reversed policy in the face of an worldwide outcry over the separation of families. Government lawyers will "prosecute adults who cross our border illegally instead of claiming asylum at any port of entry", Sarah Isgur Flores, a Justice Department spokeswoman, said Thursday in a statement. Read More »

The 'World's Ugliest Dog' Has Been Crowned


The dogs and their handlers walked down a red carpet, as a panel of judges evaluated them. The 9-year-old beat out 13 other dogs to win the "honor" at the Sonoma-Marin Fair , snagging a $1,500 prize and a massive trophy - and "delivering a shower of slobber as she claimed this year's title", according to a press release announcing her win. Read More »

Melania Trump's controversial jacket inspires 'I care' fashion


Melania Trump's jacket heard around the world. Melania Trump was on her way to visit the detained children and families at the U.S. -Mexico border. Every piece of clothing has statement and objective. She was told the children there, most of whom are between the ages of 12 and 17, are usually "distraught" when they first enter. Read More »

Trump tweet may doom House Republicans' effort on immigration


The House is expected to vote on the more moderate bill Friday, according to multiple media reports. Rejection of both would represent an embarrassment for President Donald Trump , who has supported them. The House's top Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, assailed the bill as "a compromise with the devil" and not with Democrats. "It may be a compromise with the devil, but it is not a compromise with the Democrats". Read More »

Iran lists demands for improving relations with US


Apart from that, the sides discussed a number of other "matters of mutual interest", it added. "Time is of the essence and time is running out", he said. Trump pledged to re-impose all anti-Iran sanctions lifted as part of the deal and institute "the highest level of economic" bans against the Islamic Republic. Read More »

Trump wants 'these people' who 'invade our Country' sent right back

Since buckling on the issue on Wednesday, Trump has redoubled his criticism of US immigration laws on Twitter and in speeches where he likened illegal immigrants to invaders trying to "break into" the country. The George W. Bush administration first enacted an expedited removal policy in 2004, which allows for undocumented immigrants to be deported without a trial if they've been in the country illegally for under two weeks and were apprehended within 100 miles of the border. Read More »

Obama didn't separate 90,000 migrant families


The incident occurred amid an uproar over the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families caught on the southwest border. It was only his latest attack on Democrats over what critics call a humanitarian crisis caused by his decision to separate more than 2,300 migrant children from their parents. Read More »