• 'Permit Patty' calls cops on girl selling water in San Francisco
'Permit Patty' calls cops on girl selling water in San Francisco

She added, "It was literally nonstop". A white woman on Saturday called the police on an 8-year-old Black girl for selling water "illegally" outside an apartment building. "On my property", Austin replies, to which Ettel says: "It's not your property!" But the young girl's cousin, Lee, told Teen Vogue that she doesn't believe it was a bluff...

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  • Russian Federation carries out first air strikes in south Syria ceasefire zone
Russian Federation carries out first air strikes in south Syria ceasefire zone

Daraa and the adjacent province of Quneitra are mostly still held by opposition forces, but army troops appear to be preparing a ground assault to retake them, AFP reported. The United Nations has warned that renewed hostilities could put 750,000 lives at risk. In an effort to avoid a deadly offensive, worldwide powers are holding talks aimed ...

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  • Melania Trump speaks at youth empowerment event
Melania Trump speaks at youth empowerment event

Later Thursday afternoon, Grisham tweeted: Today's visit w the children in Texas impacted [the first lady] greatly. Immigration is back in the news and you know what that means: yet another weird and exploitative White House event in which President Donald Trump trots out families of the victims of people murdered by illegal immigrants ...

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  • U.S. Extends Sanctions Against North Korea, Citing 'Extraordinary Threat'
U.S. Extends Sanctions Against North Korea, Citing 'Extraordinary Threat'

The two sides, however, still have to negotiate the terms under which the North would give up its missiles and win relief from sanctions - a goal that has eluded U.S. After his talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12, Trump had said that sanctions would not be lifted on Pyongyang until further progress was made on its den...

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  • After giving birth, New Zealand PM craves mac-n-cheese
After giving birth, New Zealand PM craves mac-n-cheese

In a statement, Ardern said , "I'm sure we're going through all of the emotions new parents go through, but at the same time feeling so grateful for all the kindness and best wishes from so many people". "From one working Kiwi mum thank you for showing me I don't have to be treated as less than anymore", one Twitter user said. The prime minister ...

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  • USA to stop prosecuting parents who cross border illegally with children
USA to stop prosecuting parents who cross border illegally with children

Michael Pfleger said. "It won't be easy". President Donald Trump's reversal of a policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked confusion over how the new guidelines will play out and deep concern that the changes don't go far enough, allowing children to still be held in detention even if they remain with their families.

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  • EU's Juncker says backing of Irish Brexit position will not change
EU's Juncker says backing of Irish Brexit position will not change

He said: "The clock is ticking on the Brexit process and it is imperative that an agreement is struck which will protect jobs, the economy and ensure there is no hard border in Northern Ireland". After his talks with the prime minister, allies of Mr Davis immediately claimed victory by insisting "much more detail" would be provided on the time-li...

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  • Trump Approves Suspension Order of Separating Families
Trump Approves Suspension Order of Separating Families

As a crisis of migrant children separated from their families provoked national outrage, President Donald Trump said he was powerless to act through an executive order. And daughter Ivanka Trump tweeted, "Thank you @POTUS for taking critical action ending family separation at our border". Trump earlier Wednesday said the then-looming action "ul...

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  • North Korea thanks China for support with Trump summit
North Korea thanks China for support with Trump summit

The president made the dramatic revelation during a briefing Thursday, hours after revealing that North Korea has already returned the remains of 200 USA troops missing from the Korean War. With North Korea's nuclear testing halted, for now, and August's war games off, China may be willing to cut North Korea some slack. But he said the vast majorit...

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  • Netanyahu's wife indicted on fraud charges
Netanyahu's wife indicted on fraud charges

The charges against Sara Netanyahu come after the prime minister has enjoyed several political successes in recent months, including the Trump administration's move of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

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  • Canada's Senate legalizes recreational marijuana
Canada's Senate legalizes recreational marijuana

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor tweeted she was thrilled that the senate approved the bill. Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who has acknowledged smoking a joint with friends "five or six times" including since being elected as an MP.

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  • Disney raises its bid to acquire Fox to more than $71 billion
Disney raises its bid to acquire Fox to more than $71 billion

Disney , meanwhile, could also benefit from Fox's wide range of television and film assets, which could feed into its streaming services, including a planned rival to Netflix sometimes referred to as Disneyflix. This makes life hard for Comcast , which is already borrowing extravagantly and would become one of the most indebted companies in t...

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  • First ladies past and present voice concerns over separation policy
First ladies past and present voice concerns over separation policy

US Democrat lawmakers have expanded their campaign highlighting President Donald Trump's administrations forced separation of migrant children from their families at the Mexico border, a media report said . In response to her impassioned plea, Michelle Obama retweeted her article along with the caption, "Sometimes truth transcends party". ...

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  • China decides to impose additional tariffs on US$50B of United States imports
China decides to impose additional tariffs on US$50B of United States imports

Speaking alongside U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Beijing, Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi said there were two choices when it came to trade. Trade between our nations, however, has been very unfair, for a very long time. The White House announced the tariffs one day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Chinese President Xi Jinpi...

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  • Taliban to resume fighting as it ends first ceasefire in 17 years
Taliban to resume fighting as it ends first ceasefire in 17 years

Ghani's extension of the government'seight-day ceasefire , which had been due to expire Tuesday night, drew immediate global support and calls for the Taliban to follow suit. Mr. Mulk made the comment in a telephone conversation on Friday night with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and thanked him for sharing information about Fazlullah's killing...

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  • Sessions: Comparing Family Separations To Nazi Germany Is 'Real Exaggeration'
Sessions: Comparing Family Separations To Nazi Germany Is 'Real Exaggeration'

Almost 2,000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May. Gov. Mark Dayton and Attorney General Lori Swanson on Tuesday called on President Donald Trump and other federal officials to stop separating children from their parents at the U.S.

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  • Trump to talk immigration with House Republicans on Tuesday
Trump to talk immigration with House Republicans on Tuesday

Trump further complicated the already chaotic atmosphere around immigration Tuesday afternoon when he seemed to dismiss some nascent proposals to change the policy and vowed to change House GOP legislation. "Securing America's Future Act" - Rep. John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican leader, said Senate Republicans are working on language...

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  • Homeland Security chief says no apology for separating families
Homeland Security chief says no apology for separating families

Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), or those out of office, like former First Lady Laura Bush . But he also repeated the falsehood that Democrats , now in the minority in Congress , are responsible for a law that mandates family separations.

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  • Feds to build tent city to house migrant kids in Tornillo, Texas
Feds to build tent city to house migrant kids in Tornillo, Texas

Border Patrol, and almost 300 of those had been held for more than 72 hours , the limit for holding an immigrant of any age at a border station. It's in Brownsville, Texas , in what was once a Walmart . The former superstore stretches across 250,000 square feet, but the bedrooms for the children housed there are tightly packed. Asked if chil...

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  • 1,995 minors separated from adults during six-week period, DHS says
1,995 minors separated from adults during six-week period, DHS says

Brane says that may also discourage children from giving all the information that they are aware of to the social workers and the employees who are trying to reunify them. The process can take several weeks. "Everything the "open borders lobby" is doing is encouraging that and endangering these children". According to Bannon, "with the exposure...

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  • Harvard rated Asian-American applicants as less kind, likable, lawsuit states
Harvard rated Asian-American applicants as less kind, likable, lawsuit states

On Friday, the two sides put out a flurry of motions, memoranda and declarations, seeking summary judgments and showing how they intend to argue the case - which goes to trial in mid-October. The inquiry, uncovered by Blum's group, was conducted amid earlier allegations of discrimination against Harvard. University officials have painted the law...

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  • 5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas
5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

Border Patrol agents began chasing the vehicle around noon before a Dimmit County sheriff's deputy took over the chase, west of Big Wells, Boyd said. The driver, believed to be a United States citizen, was rushed to a hospital; the passenger, also believed to be a USA citizen, now is in custody.

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  • The DOJ inspector general's report: Hillary Clinton has good reason to complain
The DOJ inspector general's report: Hillary Clinton has good reason to complain

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page instructed her colleagues to go easy on Hillary Clinton during the FBI's email investigation, because "she might be our next president", according to a Justice Department inspector general report released Thursday .

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  • At least 26 killed in Taliban, Afghan security cease-fire gathering
At least 26 killed in Taliban, Afghan security cease-fire gathering

Ghani asked the Taliban to reciprocate by extending its truce. Since then, heavy clashes have repeatedly broken out across the conflict-ridden country, with dozens of deaths of Afghan soldiers and police officers. The Taliban did not immediate reply to his appeal. People say they are exhausted of war. The Taliban now control more Afghan distric...

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  • Second Sheriff’s Deputy Dies Following Shooting In Kansas
Second Sheriff’s Deputy Dies Following Shooting In Kansas

He also remains a suspect in Kelsey Ewonus' 2015 murder. Fox News reports that a second Kansas City, KS police office has died after being shot Friday by a prisoner during inmate transportation. Kelli Bailiff said. King, 44, died early on Saturday at a hospital. Bailiff said the investigation is now being handled by the police department in K...

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  • Yemen war: United Nations calls for vital port of Hudaydah to stay open
Yemen war: United Nations calls for vital port of Hudaydah to stay open

Apache attack helicopters hovered over Manzar, firing at Houthi snipers and fighters in schools and other buildings, said another Hodeidah resident, who asked not to be identified. Around two-thirds of Yemen's population of 27 million relies on aid and 8.4 million are already at risk of starving. Western countries have long given the Arab sta...

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  • President Trump Injects Fresh Chaos Into Immigration Debate
President Trump Injects Fresh Chaos Into Immigration Debate

But, he said , "I certainly wouldn't sign the more moderate one". The compromise bill is the product of weeks of negotiations among lawmakers as House Republican leaders moved to defuse a rebellion from moderates seeking action to protect young immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children.

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  • Macron speaks with Italian PM to defuse migrant boat row: Elysee
Macron speaks with Italian PM to defuse migrant boat row: Elysee

United Nations refugee chief Filippo Grandi urged the European Union on Wednesday to sort out its "shameful" refugee policy after both Italy and Malta turned away a ship carrying hundreds of migrants. Italy for years has complained that it has been left largely alone to manage Europe's migrant crisis, but the new government says its tactics have ...

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  • Trump declares North Korea ‘no longer a nuclear threat’
Trump declares North Korea ‘no longer a nuclear threat’

Trump has sought to portray his unprecedented meeting with Kim as a significant accomplishment that has made the world less vulnerable to the North's nuclear arsenal. Some say Trump's nixing the Iran deal proves to North Korea that an American agreement is not to be trusted. Moon will be chairing a national security meeting on Thursday to discu...

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  • Trump says his agreement with North Korea will be good for China
Trump says his agreement with North Korea will be good for China

President Trump walks to an interview on the North Lawn of the White House on Friday. "He's the head of a country, and I mean he's the strong head-don't let anyone think anything different", Trump said while floating the possibility that Kim could be invited to the White House soon.

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  • Aussies backed successful joint USA-Canada-Mexico 2026 bid
Aussies backed successful joint USA-Canada-Mexico 2026 bid

The money lavished on the tournament will boost Putin's already sky-high prestige at home by giving numerous 11 host cities their first facelifts in generations. The United States and European governments have urged Russian Federation to investigate an alleged campaign of abuses - including torture and murder - against gay men in Chechnya that wa...

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  • Migrants on stranded vessel to be taken to Spain
Migrants on stranded vessel to be taken to Spain

Everyone is exhausted, and the daily fight for a sleeping spot on deck is creating friction among this large group of people stuck together in a reduced space: the Aquarius is 77 meters long and made for holding no more than 550 migrants for two to three days.

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  • Officials warn of falling ash after explosion at Kilauea summit
Officials warn of falling ash after explosion at Kilauea summit

The USGS said fountaining from fissure 8 reached as high as about 200 feet Saturday, and there was some minor lava activity from fissures 16 and 18. He told reporters on Monday that temblors are almost continuous at the summit and that gas emissions remain "very high". The lava's entry into the ocean was also producing laze - a hazardous mix of...

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  • Trump downplays abuses by Kim Jong Un's regime
Trump downplays abuses by Kim Jong Un's regime

USA officials said it was unclear what types of training involving US and South Korean troops might cross into Trump's now forbidden zone of "war games". 'I would love to get the military out as soon as we can because it costs a lot of money and a lot of money for us, ' he said. They walked outside together after the lunch, stopping briefly to look...

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  • United States says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early
United States says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early

Some of the crowds of tourists and locals taking photographs of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as he visit the Marina Bay Sands during a city tour. As it happens, the North Korean and the American share a tendency to act unpredictably on the world stage.

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