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Worldwide Difficult Merkel allies mull next move in German migrant row
Author: 0 Difficult Merkel allies mull next move in German migrant row

Merkel is in the middle of a serious domestic row after defending her government's immigration policy. CSU leader Horst Seehofer , who is also interior minister, has drawn up a plan under which Germany would turn away migrants who have already registered in other European Union states.

Worldwide Israel Launches More Air Strikes Against Incendiary-Balloon Launchers in Gaza
Author: 0 Israel Launches More Air Strikes Against Incendiary-Balloon Launchers in Gaza

Since 2007, the Gaza Strip has groaned under a crippling Israeli/Egyptian blockade that has largely destroyed the enclave's economy and deprived its roughly two million inhabitants of basic commodities. The Israel Air Force targeted three cells launching incendiary balloons across the Gaza Strip on Sunday, just hours after it struck the vehicle of one of the leaders responsible for sending incendiary kites and balloons from the northern Gaza Strip, the IDF said later in the day.

Worldwide Trump says Canadians smuggling United States goods, assails tariffs
Author: 0 Trump says Canadians smuggling United States goods, assails tariffs

President Donald Trump told Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook that the U.S. government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a source familiar with the negotiations. In a recent column, Reuters analyst Clyde Russell noted that USA oil imports into China account for a relatively tiny portion of the total, at 3.5 percent.

Worldwide Canada Has Just Passed a Landmark Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
Author: 0 Canada Has Just Passed a Landmark Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The federal government is giving provinces and territories a two to three month transition period to prepare, meaning official legalization should take effect in mid-September. Sen. Peter Harder, Government Representative in the Senate, leaves the Senate Chamber after the vote on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act in the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

Worldwide Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents
Author: 0 Trump justifies separation of children from migrant parents

He has cast blame for the family separations on Democrats , although his fellow Republicans control both chambers in Congress and his own administration implemented the current policy of strict adherence to immigration laws. Instead, the children could be detained for extended periods - alongside their parents. The measures would also create a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million young immigrants already in the USA who were brought illegally by their parents.

Worldwide At least 5 dead in TX after Border Patrol auto chase
Author: 0 At least 5 dead in TX after Border Patrol auto chase

In a statement , Customs and Border Patrol said the agent saw what appeared to be three vehicles involved a smuggling operation on a rural highway at 11 a.m. Harbury provided it to ProPublica . There were 14 people in the Suburban, including the driver, according to the department. It turned out that the girl was actually 4 years old.

Worldwide United Kingdom changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil
Author: 0 United Kingdom changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil

Billy's most recent supply - which Ms Caldwell had tried to bring into the United Kingdom from Canada - was confiscated at Heathrow Airport on Monday and he was admitted to hospital before Mr Javid said it would be returned. MP Crispin Blunt, co-chair of the all-parliamentary group on drug policy reform told the Guardian : "Billy Caldwell is one child out of many hundreds, as well as many thousands of adults, who would benefit from cannabis derived medicines in the UK".

Author: 0 Politicians visit border amid outrage on family separation

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker cited the administration's "cruel and inhuman" policy separating children from their parents in reversing a decision to send a National Guard helicopter from his state to the Mexican border. In the face of criticism, which on Sunday included protests at immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas and a sharply worded message from former first lady Laura Bush, Trump responded with a series of Twittter messages on Monday.

Worldwide Haley, Pompeo to UN Human Rights Council: We’re outta here
Author: 0 Haley, Pompeo to UN Human Rights Council: We’re outta here

She says it's clear those calls for change were not heeded. Israel's ambassador in Geneva, Aviva Raz Shechter, castigated the council for "spreading lies against Israel". will be removing itself from key issues that could affect allied governments. It is the global organization's primary body dedicated to protecting human rights.

Worldwide Greek PM survives no-confidence vote in parliament
Author: 0 Greek PM survives no-confidence vote in parliament

The foreign ministers of the two nations signed an accord on Sunday amid angry protests on both sides of the border. Following the ratification of the deal in the Macedonian parliament, Greece should send a letter to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to give the green light for its northern neighbour to be invited to become the 30th Alliance member, as well as to the European Council on the launch of EU accession talks.

Worldwide Trump Targets $200 Billion In Chinese Imports As Spat Grows
Author: 0 Trump Targets $200 Billion In Chinese Imports As Spat Grows

A paper published by Canadian think tank the CD Howe Institute suggests that Mr Trump's threats are having an effect on United States manufacturing by using "uncertainty as a new weapon in trade protection". Some believe Trump is bluffing, contrary to Navarro's comments. In a call with reporters reported by Bloomberg on Monday , Navarro said he had no information about the deal, signaling that Trump could have made the agreement with Apple without consulting his top trade advisers.

Worldwide Sessions: Build a Wall to End 'Terrible Choice' of Separating Families
Author: 0 Sessions: Build a Wall to End 'Terrible Choice' of Separating Families

Almost 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Sessions announced the new "zero-tolerance" policy that refers all cases of illegal entry for criminal prosecution. The head of the United Nation's human rights organization is comparing Trump's family separation policy to child abuse . which it clearly, clearly is.

Worldwide Using Trump's term, Pentagon suspends plans for 'wargame' with South Korea
Author: 0 Using Trump's term, Pentagon suspends plans for 'wargame' with South Korea

As for subsequent military drills, the spokesperson said , "We are still coordinating additional actions". Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera stressed the need for the two countries to continue their other joint drills. His statement appeared to catch both South Korea and the Pentagon by surprise. "As long as North Korea continues to act in good faith , then we expect those things to be on pause", White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters.

Author: 0 US expected to disengage from UN’s Human Rights Council

The move extends a broader Trump administration pattern of stepping back from worldwide agreements and forums under the president's "America First" policy . The US only joined in 2009 under President Barack Obama. During the first six years the United States was a member, resolutions critical of Israel dropped to one-fifth.

Worldwide U.S. senators ready to battle Trump in vote on ZTE measure
Author: 0 U.S. senators ready to battle Trump in vote on ZTE measure

In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index fell over 800 points, or 2.8 per cent, and the Shanghai Composite Index closed 3.8 per cent lower. It's the latest twist in ZTE's roller coaster ride since it was first barred in April from buying parts and software from American suppliers by the US Commerce Department.

Worldwide Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government
Author: 0 Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government

Officials last week confiscated cannabis-oil from the mother of Billy Caldwell, who was attempting to bring the medicine to the United Kingdom from Canada to treat her son. But his article marks a significant change in his thinking, indicating the tide is turning against cannabis prohibition among the ranks of senior Tory politicians.

Author: 0 United Kingdom vows to vote against Palestine at UN Human Rights Council

He called the policy of separating children from parents crossing the southern border illegally "unconscionable". A full pullout by the US would leave the council without one of its traditional defenders of human rights. Addressing Monday's opening of the 38th council session, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson criticised the council's Agenda Item 7, a permanent fixture on the schedule exclusively devoted to discussing rights abuses in the occupied Palestinian territory.

Worldwide Meghan and Harry attend Royal Ascot with the Queen
Author: 0 Meghan and Harry attend Royal Ascot with the Queen

Thomas revealed that Meghan told him that she was dating the prince over a series of phone calls. It was announced that Thomas would walk his daughter down the aisle when she married Prince Harry on May 19. "She's wanted children for a long time, yes", he said of the Duchess. He said: "I realised it was a serious mistake. My daughter was a princess since the day she was born".

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