• 18 - Rob's Monday (Tropical Moisture flow) Morning Forecast
18 - Rob's Monday (Tropical Moisture flow) Morning Forecast

It will be moving into the Coastal Bend over the next day or so, and it looks like it will be sticking around through Thursday. The rain will become more widespread throughout the morning and early afternoon. The surge of moisture will continue to spark numerous rounds of heavy, tropical rain across the region on Tuesday . That said, heavy rainf...

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  • Donald Trump urges Republicans to 'fix' family separation crisis
Donald Trump urges Republicans to 'fix' family separation crisis

Walsh laid into President Trump yesterday, saying he was "an embarrassment as a father". Trump counselled that America must always arrest people coming into the country illegally; noting that, "Of the 12,000 children, 10,000 are being sent by their parents on a very risky trip, and only 2,000 are with their parents, many of whom have tried to e...

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  • Backlash against border policy grows, but furor could help Trump in midterms
Backlash against border policy grows, but furor could help Trump in midterms

Mr Trump told House Republicans he was "1,000 per cent" behind their rival immigration bills , providing no clear path as party leaders searched for a way defuse the escalating controversy. "They're fake", he said. "And we're gonna try and see if we can fix it". The president won't help them . Members of Congress have learned that Trump si...

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  • Peter Strzok, FBI official removed from Mueller probe, escorted from building
Peter Strzok, FBI official removed from Mueller probe, escorted from building

No he won't. We'll stop it. "The IG Report is a total disaster for Comey, his minions and sadly, the FBI", Trump tweeted following the report. "We found that this relationship was relevant to the frequency and candid nature of the text messages and their use of FBI-issued phones to communicate".

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  • Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast - Israeli…
Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast - Israeli…

Protesters have hurled grenades, improvised explosives and rocks at soldiers, burned tires and flown hundreds of incendiary kites and balloons into Israeli territory, sparking dozens of fires daily that have destroyed thousands of acres of fields and nature preserves.

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  • Illinois Republicans in Congress break from Trump over border children
Illinois Republicans in Congress break from Trump over border children

The other is a compromise bill that would end family separations, protect so-called Dreamer immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, pay for boosted border security, and curtail legal immigration . The sooner we can reverse these policies, which victimize already vulnerable people, the better. "Well, no, of course you wouldn't"...

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  • Roger Stone Admits Meeting With Russian Who Promised Damaging Clinton Info
Roger Stone Admits Meeting With Russian Who Promised Damaging Clinton Info

Stone and Caputo said in separate interviews that they did not disclose the Greenberg meeting during testimony before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence because they had forgotten about an incident that Stone calls unimportant "due diligence" that would have been "political malpractice" not to explore.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association fan carves miniature World Cup trophy on chalk
Federation Internationale de Football Association fan carves miniature World Cup trophy on chalk

However, Blatter pointed out that the new "one person one vote" ballot system that resulted in the U.S., Canada and Mexico being chosen as joint hosts for the 2026 World Cup on the eve of this year's finals was one of his legacies. Federation Internationale de Football Association said on its official Twitter account. Blatter was replaced at ...

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  • Migrants Keep Crossing Southern U.S. Border, Undeterred by Risks
Migrants Keep Crossing Southern U.S. Border, Undeterred by Risks

They argue they don't like the policy, but that their hands are tied - and instead are pointing fingers at Congress to "fix" it. At the same time, Trump has not backed down from the hardline impulses that drove his Administration to develop the policy in the first place.

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  • Rachel Maddow of MSNBC cries over 'tender age' shelters report
Rachel Maddow of MSNBC cries over 'tender age' shelters report

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow choked up and abruptly ended her broadcast on live television Tuesday night while speaking on a news report about babies and young children being separated from their parents and sent to "tender-age shelters" in south Texas.

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  • Afghan Taliban angry at fighters' Eid ceasefire selfies
Afghan Taliban angry at fighters' Eid ceasefire selfies

Laskargah, where the Taliban have delivered a series of blows to government forces this year. Islamic State claimed responsibility. Another participant, Iqbal Khayber, told the Reuters news agency that they met "people in areas controlled by the Taliban and in areas under government control" and that "everyone is really exhausted of war".

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  • The Trump Administration Is Separating 65 Children a Day From Their Parents
The Trump Administration Is Separating 65 Children a Day From Their Parents

Schlapp said during the interview that family separation could be avoided by doing one thing. Congressional Republicans have been scrambling to craft legislation as videos of youngsters in cages and an audiotape of wailing children have sparked anger at home from groups ranging from clergy to influential business leaders, as well as condemnat...

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  • Today in Trump's Prison Camps for Children - Blogtown
Today in Trump's Prison Camps for Children - Blogtown

Justice Department is ignoring its legal and moral obligation for the sake of a political agenda at the expense of children and the efforts of state law enforcement officials combating crimes like human trafficking, drug trafficking and gang violence which operate across global borders", Balderas said in a statement.

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  • Ivanka tells Trump the coverage of family separation immigration 'looks bad'
Ivanka tells Trump the coverage of family separation immigration 'looks bad'

Secret audio recorded at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection detention facility revealed harrowing cries from children separated from their families. She told the Guardian the practice was "as evil and criminal as what happened to me and my siblings as children in Nazi Europe". Governors from at least eight US states - including two Republic...

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  • Heavy Lords defeat for government sets up Brexit showdown
Heavy Lords defeat for government sets up Brexit showdown

It was tabled by Viscount Hailsham and referred to as "Grieve 2". Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Royal Free Hospital, London Thomson Reuters LONDON (Reuters) - A leading pro-European Union lawmaker in Britain's ruling Conservative Party said he did not want the government to collapse in the row over parliament's role in th...

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  • Lewandowski mocks migrant girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'
Lewandowski mocks migrant girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

Before Petkanas finished his sentence, Lewandowski cut in, saying "womp, womp", at which point Petkanas stopped his story and asked Lewandowski, "Did you just say "womp, womp" to a 10-year-old with Down syndrome being taken from her mother?" A child from Honduras about to be separated from her mother at the Mexica border recently.

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  • BJP Pull Out of the Government in J&K
BJP Pull Out of the Government in J&K

In any case after the killing of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari , there was no question of extension of ceasefire. "He never discriminated with any of the areas of Jammu and Kashmir and provided equitable opportunities to valley, Jammu and Laddakh region".

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  • USA imposes 25% tariff on Chinese imports; Beijing hits back
USA imposes 25% tariff on Chinese imports; Beijing hits back

The announcement caps months of sometimes fraught shuttle diplomacy in which Chinese offers to purchase more American goods failed to assuage Trump's grievances over the soaring trade imbalance and Beijing's aggressive industrial development policies.

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  • Israel strikes launchers of burning kites from Gaza Strip
Israel strikes launchers of burning kites from Gaza Strip

The balloons and kites were created to set forests and fields on fire. The Israel Democracy Institute, a liberal think-tank, said the bill s ambiguous wording could prevent anyone besides the army from documenting soldiers, and expose Israeli soldiers to legal proceedings in worldwide forums.

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  • Chinese paper says Trump administration has 'blood lust' over trade
Chinese paper says Trump administration has 'blood lust' over trade

Dr Oliver said the first round of tariffs hit just 2 per cent of U.S. imports. The top White House trade adviser, Peter Navarro, says Beijing "may have underestimated the resolve of President Donald J. "Our preparations in support of the auto sector are equally detailed and our support will be equally firm and clear and that's a commitment". ...

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  • Canada Has Just Passed a Landmark Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
Canada Has Just Passed a Landmark Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

The bill is likely to receive Royal Assent this week, and the government will then choose an official date when the law will come into force. Canada has legalised the recreational use of marijuana, with the Cannabis Act passing its final hurdle on Tuesday.

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  • Texas officer ‘sexually abused girl, 4, then threatened to deport her mum’
Texas officer ‘sexually abused girl, 4, then threatened to deport her mum’

According to officials, Jose Nunez, 10-year veteran detention officer for the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, was arrested Sunday. The girl had been sexually abused several times going back months, or even years, the sheriff said , adding that there may be more victims.

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  • Redistricting ruling has both sides looking at next steps
Redistricting ruling has both sides looking at next steps

The plaintiffs who brought the case argued for a district court to provide a preliminary injunction that would prevent the state from holding elections under its current map, which was last redrawn in 2011. In a third opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas , who was joined by Justice Neil Gorsuch , said: "When a plaintiff lacks standing , our ordina...

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  • Whistleblower Releases Audio of Crying Kids at Border Facility: The Rundown
Whistleblower Releases Audio of Crying Kids at Border Facility: The Rundown

His Republican colleagues tried to shout over him: "Out of order!" "We had a great meeting", he called out as he left, but he gave no other information on possible progress. But Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY signaled that no such support would be coming, saying it's already in Trump's power to keep the families together.

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  • 4 dead in Texas crash
4 dead in Texas crash

The driver of a Chevy Suburban with 14 people inside fled from authorities at speeds up to 100 miles per hour before he lost control of the SUV and it rolled several times. Twelve undocumented immigrants were ejected on impact, Boyd said. But along with that, there needs to be cameras. The month-old " zero tolerance " approach was put into plac...

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