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Mattis tries to ease Japan's worries about North Korea talks

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Diplomats firmly in lead on Korean peninsula talks. In Seoul he told officials that Washington's commitment to South Korea "remains ironclad", and said that included "maintaining the current U.S. Trump's whole-of-government Indo-Pacific strategy, he noted, the US maintains an enduring commitment to a peaceful, secure, prosperous, free and open Indo-Pacific. Read More »

Across the country, protesters rally to keep immigrant families together

Although Trump signed an executive order June 20 ending the family separation, the rallies will continue today in protest of the administration's immigration policies . Over 600 marches are now taking place across the country, from major cities to small towns, where crowds have gathered to stand in opposition to ICE's inhumane policy of separating parents from children and then imprisoning children in detention centers. Read More »

AFP in Thailand to look for missing boys

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Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osatanakorn said the falling water level in the cave has helped the rescue effort considerably. Divers resumed searching on Saturday after being forced to temporarily stop operations due to a high level of flooding in the Tham Luang-Khun Nam Nang Non cave. Read More »

Families Belong Together march: Celebs, politicians, activists unite in LA

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As Americans debate the Trump administration's hardened immigration policies , one group of citizens has first-hand experience with the process: the more than 43 million Americans who lawfully immigrated to the country. San Jose: 11 a.m. rally at San Jose City Hall, 200 E. Santa Clara St. On a related note, the US Capitol Police arrested 575 people, including a congresswoman for "unlawfully protesting" against Trump's Zero Tolerance Policy, which treats illegal border crossings as ... Read More »

Killed After Bus Falls Into Gorge In Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal Read In

The injured was rushed to the hospital. "A probe will determine the reason of the accident", he said. The police and a team from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are engaged in rescue operations. In India, a person is killed in a road accident every four minutes, according to government data. Several people were injured in the accident and were provided medical treatment. Read More »

Susan Sarandon Arrested While Protesting Immigration Policies

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Women were chanting, "We care", in reference to the jacket Melania Trump wore on her trip to meet with migrant families which read "I really don't care, do u?" On Thursday, Sarandon was arrested at a protest organized by the Women's March and the Center for Popular Democracy. Read More »

Trump to raise election meddling with Putin in Helsinki meeting

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Bolton dismissed a question about whether Trump has been more willing to criticize USA allies than authoritarian leaders of rival nations, including Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One that he planned to discuss Ukraine, Syria and Crimea as well as election interference when he meets with the Russian president in Helsinki, Finland, next month in a summit he said could help defuse tensions between Moscow and Washington . Read More »

North Korea steps up production of fuel for nuclear weapons

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However, Bolton said the USA does not yet have a full accounting of North Korea's nuclear arsenal. On " Face the Nation " and " Fox News Sunday ", Bolton refused to talk about a Washington Post report that USA intelligence officials have concluded North Korea does not intend to fully surrender its nuclear stockpile and is preparing to deceive the USA about the number of nuclear warheads in its arsenal and the existence of undisclosed facilities used to make fissile material. Read More »

North Korea Ramping Up Nuclear Fuel Production at Secret Cites

United States Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) mocked President Donald Trump on social media Saturday morning, sarcastically saying that reports of North Korea continuing to expand its nuclear program just weeks after a summit between the two countries could not possibly be true. Read More »

3 babies among 100 dead off Libya as Europe hails new deal

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Another survivor, Bakari Badi, said early in the journey a man fell into the water and had to climb back onto the overcrowded craft. EU President Donald Tusk warned there was no guarantee it would work, while France and Austria ruled themselves out of hosting migrant centres. Read More »

French gangster flees prison after helicopter escape

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Sud-Francilien prison outside Paris when Redoine Faid had escaped in 2013. According to the MailOnline , it's the second time Faid has pulled off a spectacular jailbreak - in 2013 Faid used explosives to blast his way through five prison doors and escape from another prison, briefly taking four wardens hostage. Read More »

Comedian claims he successfully prank called Trump on his podcast

A source said someone in the White House Legislative Affairs Office reached out to Menendez's office Thursday morning about the phone call. Melendez uses the alias "Sean Moore" on the call - which should be an obvious red flag as Sen. " But they didn't ask me any of this ", Melendez told CNN . In a statement, Menendez said he would be glad to have an actual conversation with Trump on immigration. Read More »

How the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaign got its powerful design

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Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) in a stunning victory on Tuesday in the New York Democratic primary race. She now lives there, too. Following the debate, Ocasio-Cortez beat 10-term incumbent Rep. Trump. Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA). Ocasio-Cortez is known for being one of the most left-leaning candidates in the 2018 midterm elections. Although she gained much praise, Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to dissuade claims that she had only "won for 'demographic reasons.'" The Democratic socialist is competing in ... Read More »

Judge orders release of detained Brazilian boy

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On Tuesday, the officials with the Department of Health and Human Services, HHS, stressed that the agency is working to unify children with either a parent or a sponsor but so far no timeline has been provided. Tuesday. "HHS does know exactly where every one of those children are". States are now seeking a court order to reunite families and end the separation practice by declaring it "contrary to the Constitution", the BBC said. Read More »

Vigil held in Annapolis for the victims of the Capital Gazette shooting

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Prosecutors say Jarrod W. Ramos opened fire Thursday in the Capital Gazette newsroom . "Every day, we talk to people who don't want to make charges", Altomare said . A judge threw out Ramos' suit and an appeals court upheld that decision in 2015, saying he didn't "come close to alleging a case of defamation". Amid an increasingly hostile environment for journalists in the U.S., focus fell on remarks made by Judge Maureen Lamasney when she dismissed Ramos's defamation lawsuit against the ... Read More »

Trump denies pulling out of World Trade Organisation

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Asked about reports that he is considering withdrawing from the WTO , Mr Trump said, he is not talking about pulling out. "I don't know why we're in it". "He thinks there's aspects of it that aren't fair". He imposed tariffs on imports of aluminum and steel earlier this year that has triggered new trade suits that will be considered by WTO panels. Read More »

Huge protests staged across America over immigration policy

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Health and Human Services Department, where they are supervised by other family members, provided with shelters, or sent to foster homes. In the state of New Jersey, several hundred people gathered along a road a few miles away Trump's National Gold Course, where the president and his family are spending the weekend. Read More »

About 1,000 turn out for immigration protest in St. Louis

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More than 600 marches could draw hundreds of thousands of people nationwide, from immigrant-friendly cities like Los Angeles and New York City to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming. He urged ICE agents to "not worry or lose your spirit". "I believe. I believe that we will win", as they made their way from the Sunken Gardens to the Governor's Residence and back to where they started. Read More »

European Union leaders seal hard-fought deal to stem refugee influx

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The centrepiece of the deal is an unspecified promise for more European Union countries to open "control centres" on a voluntary basis to process asylum claims. Following intense diplomacy amongst a number of member states, where each of those involved agreed to receive some of the migrants on board, Lifeline was allowed to dock in Malta. Read More »

Crowds, including those in east Idaho, protest Trump's immigration policies

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More than 600 marches were planned for Saturday, from immigrant-friendly cities like Los Angeles and New York City to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming under the banner Families Belong Together . While protestors are demanding the government reunite the thousands of children and parents, they say it has imprisoned, they don't want the fight to end after the rally. Read More »

Kirsten Gillibrand Becomes FIRST SENATOR to Call for Abolishment of ICE

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And Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose shocking primary victory against incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley heralded a new progressive push in the Democratic party, has been a vocal advocate of abolishing the agency. As a result, children were separated from their families and held first in "processing centers", then in shelters. "I was proud to join @ QueensBarrios today for our #KeepFamilesTogether march in Jackson Heights and Corona, some of the most diverse neighborhoods in the USA (and the ... Read More »

BAE Systems awarded Australian warship contract

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will announce Friday that a variation of the British arms maker's Type 26 frigate has been chosen over competitors from Italy's Fincantieri and Spain's Navantia SA. It is part of a £112bn spending programme by the government in Canberra . Australia's eight Anzac-class ships are expected to remain in service through the late 2020s or early 2032 and have undergone considerable upgrades since being commissioned in 1996. Read More »

Bodies found blindfolded and hanging from home in India

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The bodies were blind-folded and gagged, and were found hanging from the ceiling of the house opposite Guru Govind Singh Hospital. According to Rajesh khurana, Joint CP Central Range, Delhi Police, "Bodies of seven women and four men, including three teenagers have been found". Read More »

What you need to know before Saturday's immigration protests

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A few thousand demonstrators marched against President Donald Trump's immigration policies in downtown San Diego Saturday for the second week in a row. Capitol Police on charges of "crowdinig, obstructing, or incommoding". "I could easily have been one of the DACA kids", says Potter, who suggests the roots of our current immigration woes can be found in USA interventions that have destabilized her home country. Read More »