• Relatives shocked as priest slaps baby in the face during baptism
Relatives shocked as priest slaps baby in the face during baptism

In the video, the priest can be seen making a shape of the cross over the baby's body before he begins to cry. The horrified parents are at first anxious when the priest holds the baby in a vice-like grip to stop him from wailing. I'll scream louder than you, OK? No further details have been revealed about the family or whether or not the paren...

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  • Rescuers Search For At Least 180 Missing After Ferry Sinks In Indonesia
Rescuers Search For At Least 180 Missing After Ferry Sinks In Indonesia

The wooden ferry did not have a manifest, so officials were relying on reports from families with missing relatives to calculate the number of people believed to be on board the boat, which was reportedly operating illegally. Spread over 1,145 sq km (450 sq miles), the tourist attraction of Lake Toba fills the caldera of a giant ancient volcano tha...

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  • UK's Boris Johnson defends United Nations human rights body
UK's Boris Johnson defends United Nations human rights body

The UN human rights chief on Monday urged Washington to stop separating migrant children from their parents at the United States border, describing the policy as "unconscionable". "In 50 years of the United Methodist Church, I am not aware of any complaint against a lay person moving beyond that stage", Lawrence said. "We're making this as a stat...

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  • Record 68 Million People Worldwide Displaced in 2017
Record 68 Million People Worldwide Displaced in 2017

The global displaced population is young - 53 per cent are children, including many who are unaccompanied or separated from their families. "We are at a watershed, where success in managing forced displacement globally requires a new and far more comprehensive approach so that countries and communities aren't left dealing with this alone", UN H...

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  • Melanias really dont care jacket stuns on visit to detained immigrant children
Melanias really dont care jacket stuns on visit to detained immigrant children

The words are spelled out in white, graffiti-style lettering across the back of the jacket , which retailed for $39 at Zara . This is now a very sensitive topic to many Americans and the fact that Melania wore this jacket to meet with those immigrant children who have been separated from their parents, due to Donald Trump's policies, ...

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  • Trump will reportedly support bill reversing child separation policy
Trump will reportedly support bill reversing child separation policy

But images of young children in tears, housed in metal cages, set off an global outcry. That's just what he did. Nielsen has become "the public face" of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" strategy that has separated more than 2,000 immigrant children from families over six weeks, even while erroneously insisting that it was not the res...

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  • Saudi-led coalition storms Hodeidah airport compound
Saudi-led coalition storms Hodeidah airport compound

Yemeni government forces taking position in the fight against Houthi rebels in Hodeida yesterday. They said the rebels have fortified the area in preparation for a likely coming battle against government forces. In its daily report, the United Nations agency said fighting has engulfed several districts outside of Hodeida, prompting relief agenc...

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  • Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's slaying
Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's slaying

Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion has been fatally shot in Florida . XXXTentacion's attorney, David Bogenschutz, said Tuesday that investigators told him the rapper had visited a bank shortly before the shooting and possibly withdrew cash to buy a motorcycle at Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach.

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  • Migrant children: Immigration bill teeters on the edge of collapse
Migrant children: Immigration bill teeters on the edge of collapse

A representative for the first daughter's brand says the store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue will add shoes and clothes in 2018. Bob Goodlatte and Michael McCaul by a vote of 193-231, with 41 GOP legislators voting against the measure. "As we started to look at that original bill, there's been a full-court press in the last 48 hours on the compromi...

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  • S. Korea calls for 'corresponding measures' from the North after drills suspended
S. Korea calls for 'corresponding measures' from the North after drills suspended

Experts say South Korea and the United States need to hold regular drills to prepare their commanders, who change periodically, to work together smoothly in crisis situations and respond to North Korea's evolving military threats and other factors such as changes in the deployment of USA strategic assets.

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  • Man arrested in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion
Man arrested in shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion

The 22-year-old from Pompano Beach has a previous record in Broward. A Florida man with a criminal history has been arrested over the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion , with more suspects being sought, authorities said Thursday.

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  • Most Americans approve of how Trump handled North Korea, new poll finds
Most Americans approve of how Trump handled North Korea, new poll finds

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 USA soldiers who died during the Korean War. Pompeo has said he expects to return to North Korea soon to settle on details of the USA deal with Pyongyang. "That's OK. That's O...

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  • Melania Trump's 'I Really Don't Care' Jacket Did Not Go Over Well
Melania Trump's 'I Really Don't Care' Jacket Did Not Go Over Well

As the first lady boarded her plane from Andrews Air Force Base, she wore an olive green jacket . People shared on Twitter how shocked they were at the jacket's message and said they wondered why Melania wore the jacket at all, given the temperature and humidity in both D.C.

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  • Trump changes course, stops family separation at the border
Trump changes course, stops family separation at the border

In a rare public reversal, President Trump said the USA will allow undocumented families to stay together, even with his "zero tolerance" border policy still in place. But Karnes - the largest of the facilities - now holds 2,000 detainees, according to figures provided by ICE. "This will solve that problem". "What is the objective of the House ...

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  • House GOP Immigration Compromise Teeters Ahead of Votes
House GOP Immigration Compromise Teeters Ahead of Votes

At the same time, we are keeping a very powerful border and it continues to be a zero tolerance. At the same time, we don't want people coming into our country illegally'. Fact" statement provided by Homeland Security. Trump said the zero-tolerance policy remains in effect. At a White House cabinet meeting, he pledged to sign an immigration r...

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  • Trump mocks protester at rally: 'Was that a man or a woman?'
Trump mocks protester at rally: 'Was that a man or a woman?'

Trump has been interrupted several times by protesters who have been led out without incident. Trump offered no apologies for cruelly separating thousands of immigrant children from their families. He narrowly lost Minnesota in 2016. The rally took place in Duluth, Minn., where he rallied support for Peter Stauber, a county commissioner and a r...

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  • Koko The Sign Language Gorilla Dead At 46
Koko The Sign Language Gorilla Dead At 46

Koko was born on July 4, 1971 at the San Francisco Zoo and was named Hanabi-ko (Japanese for "Fireworks Child"). Patterson began working with Koko at a young age to teach her sign language. Her love of animals spawned the children's book " Koko's Kitten " and her own branded line of toys . A touching clip showing Robin Williams and ...

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  • Koko, The World's Most Famous Signing Gorilla, Dies At 46
Koko, The World's Most Famous Signing Gorilla, Dies At 46

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.

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  • In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation at United States borders
In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation at United States borders

Depending on the availability of space, his order does not indicate whether children will continue to remain separated from their parents while additional facilities are being built. Top CBP officials did not know what the executive order would ask them to do until its release Wednesday, the official said. "So we're going to have strong - very st...

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  • New TIME cover shows President Trump staring down at crying toddler
New TIME cover shows President Trump staring down at crying toddler

When the mother set her daughter down so that she could be searched and the young girl began to cry, Moore said he "was nearly overcome with emotion myself". "I had to stop and take deep breaths", he continued. "All I wanted to do was pick her up". The debate over the Trump administration's immigration policy is still simmering, and the blowback ...

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  • North Korea to Hold First ‘Mass Games’ Event in Five Years
North Korea to Hold First ‘Mass Games’ Event in Five Years

Western tour operators said North Korea has scrapped anti-American souvenirs once sold on the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone following Kim Jong Un's summit with U.S. He told the North Korean leader that he hopes Pyongyang and Washington "will implement well the outcomes achieved at the summit". North Korea could start the process...

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  • Israeli forces detain 13 Palestinians in overnight West Bank raids
Israeli forces detain 13 Palestinians in overnight West Bank raids

On Monday morning in Ashqelon, south of Tel Aviv, sirens went off after three rockets were launched from Gaza . Energy is reportedly the first order of business, although the administration is trying to keep the specifics beneath the radar.

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  • Ordeal is over as migrant convoy docks at Valencia
Ordeal is over as migrant convoy docks at Valencia

High waves and winds had forced the convoy to take a detour on its 1,500-kilometre (930-mile) voyage to Spain. "I have mixed feelings", Noguera told The Associated Press as the first boat arrived. The Trenton originally asked a private aid group to take on its unexpected passengers. But as NPR previously reported , the aid workers on the Aquar...

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  • Trump reverses on family separations
Trump reverses on family separations

That came in the form of the executive order , which Justice Department lawyers had drafted in the days earlier in case the president should want that option. The settlement was later modified to say that children should not be held longer than 20 days . Even first lady Melania Trump and the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump, were critical of ...

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  • Sara Netanyahu charged with misuse of public funds
Sara Netanyahu charged with misuse of public funds

Although the prime minister is not implicated in this case, the charges against his wife could have far-reaching consequences for his political standing and appear likely to damage his public image. Police have been investigating both of the Netanyahus over suspected corruption or fraud , with allegations that the prime minister traded favors for ...

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