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Author: 0 Flea Collaborator Koko the Gorilla Dead at 46

In 2004, she met Betty White, who was on the board of directors of the Gorilla Foundation . The abilities of the gorilla, who also apparently understood some spoken English, were documented by animal psychologist Francine Paterson.

Worldwide Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, has died
Author: 0 Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, has died

Francine "Penny" Patterson , who was working on a language project. The Gorilla Foundation said it would honor Koko's legacy and advance its mission with conservation efforts in Africa, an ape sanctuary on Maui, and a sign language application featuring Koko that's meant to benefit gorillas and children.

Author: 0 Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy

But, she said, "we are waiting our turn, and hoping". Immigrant children are shown outside a former Job Corps site that now houses them, in Homestead, Florida, June 18, 2018. Trump's executive order directs the attorney general to promptly file a request with U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee in the Central District of California to modify the Flores Settlement and allow detained migrant families to be held together "throughout the pendency of criminal proceedings.

Worldwide The new cover of TIME forces Donald Trump to face immigrant children
Author: 0 The new cover of TIME forces Donald Trump to face immigrant children

But while he claims no more children will be ripped from their parents at the USA border moving forward, there will be no recourse for the thousands of families already torn apart. And the separation from their parents is traumatic enough to be likened to torture . "This one was tough for me". "I didn't like the sight or the feeling of families being separated".

Worldwide Most Americans Approve of How Trump Is Handling North Korea Following Summit
Author: 0 Most Americans Approve of How Trump Is Handling North Korea Following Summit

Following the historic summit between Donald Kim and Kim Jong-Un, the government of North Korea is expected to facilitate the return of the remains of approximately 200 US soldiers who died during the Korean War. Officials say the timing of a ceremony is uncertain, but could be soon. "No matter the changes in the worldwide and regional situation, China's party and government's resolute position on being dedicated to consolidating and developing Sino-North Korea relations will not change", ...

Worldwide Israeli aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza Strip
Author: 0 Israeli aircraft strike Hamas targets in Gaza Strip

The result is believed to be this week's trip to the Middle East by First-Son-in-Law Jared Kushner, who is also the titular head of the president's Israel-Palestinian peacemaking force, and chief foreign negotiator Jason Greenblatt, which is said to be primarily focused on getting the global community to ante-up a billion-dollar effort to fund projects to improve the lot of residents of the Gaza Strip.

Worldwide Homeland Security prepares order to end family separations at border
Author: 0 Homeland Security prepares order to end family separations at border

Immigrant children now housed in a tent encampment under the new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration are shown walking in single file at the facility near the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas, June 19, 2018. On Monday evening, she faced protesters at her home. Alumni of her Berkeley, California, high school circulated an open letter of condemnation. Pope Francis said he supported US Catholic bishops who described it as "immoral".

Worldwide Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust
Author: 0 Israeli PM's wife charged with fraud, breach of trust

According to the indictment, Sara Netanyahu spent tens of thousands of dollars on meals from expensive restaurants between 2010 and 2013 in alleged violation of rules barring the residence from ordering in meals during periods when there was a cook on its staff.

Worldwide Trump to sign decree to end migrant family separations
Author: 0 Trump to sign decree to end migrant family separations

United States President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to end the process of separating children from families that have crossed into the country illegally. Then they'll go home and tell their constituents the immigration system is a mess and we absolutely have to do something about it. "An eleventh-hour executive order doesn't fix the harm done to thousands of children and their parents", said a statement from the American Civil Liberties Union.

Worldwide Turkey begins mly patrols around Syrias Manbij
Author: 0 Turkey begins mly patrols around Syrias Manbij

Syria's foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned Turkish military patrols around the northern city of Manbij, launched the previous day under a deal with the United States. Earlier on Monday, local sources speaking anonymously said armored vehicles of Turkish army were stationed around Sajur stream which divides Jarablus town, in the Operation Euphrates Shield area, and Manbij.

Worldwide Former MK and Minister Arrested for Spying for Iran
Author: 0 Former MK and Minister Arrested for Spying for Iran

According to the statement, Segev tried to fool Israelis with connections to fields of interest to the Iranians into meeting with intelligence agents whom he presented as businessmen. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently accused Iran of seeking to build an atomic bomb despite a six-power accord quit by US President Donald Trump.

Worldwide Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes heat up at Gaza border
Author: 0 Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes heat up at Gaza border

In a harshly-worded message to the Gaza-based Islamic militant group, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said "I have only three words to say to Hamas: It was a mistake". In recent weeks, Palestinians have sent the kites across the Gaza border to set fire to arid farmland and forests, others have carried small explosive devices, in a new tactic that has caused extensive damage.

Worldwide Obama Takes Apparent Swipe at Trump’s Immigration Policy
Author: 0 Obama Takes Apparent Swipe at Trump’s Immigration Policy

While the order would keep families together, it is unclear how officials will be able to navigate the legal constraints on the appropriate treatment of children under government custody , according to the report . "I don't even know how it plays in the midterms, I just know that it's something that as a dad my heart goes out to these families", Stivers said. Although Trump's crackdown is aimed at deterring irregular migration to the United States, the North American country has ...

Author: 0 Trump reverses family separation policy after backlash

However, the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy of prosecuting all illegal border crossings has caused an increased number of these separations. Trump speaks at the White House. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting the executive action that would direct the Department of Homeland Security to detain families together after crossing the border without authorization, the Associated Press reports .

Worldwide (Updated) NZ Prime Minister enters hospital for birth of first child
Author: 0 (Updated) NZ Prime Minister enters hospital for birth of first child

Ardern, 37, took office as New Zealand's third female prime minister past year and announced in January that she was expecting a baby with her partner, television fishing show presenter Clarke Gayford. The pregnancy news late past year came as a surprise to Ms Ardern, who then had to simultaneously deal with both intense negotiations to form a government and morning sickness.

Worldwide Along With Lava, Hawaii Volcano Spews Gems
Author: 0 Along With Lava, Hawaii Volcano Spews Gems

Lava has covered nine square miles since eruptions started in May, Hawaii News Now reported . A 5.3-magnitude natural disaster, centered in the summit region of the volcano , hit the island on Friday. Fissures 16 and 18 are oozing lava, while fissure 6 appeared as an orange glow with mild spattering during Monday morning's overflight, scientists said.

Worldwide Dozens missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia's Lake Toba
Author: 0 Dozens missing after ferry sinks in Indonesia's Lake Toba

Relatives cry while waiting for news on missing family members who were on a ferry that sank yesterday in Lake Toba, at Tigaras Port, Simalungun, North Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency had said there were unconfirmed reports of up to 130 people on board the ferry, which was hit by high waves and strong winds.

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