• USA tells Syria rebels not to expect help against army assault
USA tells Syria rebels not to expect help against army assault

Russia, which along with Iran backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the seven-year civil war, has in other areas played a key role in the success of government forces' campaigns by providing key air cover. "We are on the ground and steadfast", said Abu Ayham, a field commander with Ahrar al Ashaer rebel group. Russian warplanes that were crit...

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  • Social media light up after restaurant dissed Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Social media light up after restaurant dissed Sarah Huckabee Sanders

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders's affirmation of being booted from a Virginia restaurant may be an ethics violation because it was confirmed from an official government Twitter account. This feels like the moment in our democracy when people have to make uncomfortable actions and decisions to uphold their morals". "This ap...

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  • Trump Administration Says It's Reuniting Immigrant Families
Trump Administration Says It's Reuniting Immigrant Families

She had changed into white sneakers by the time she and the president landed. Trump tweeted Thursday evening about Melania's outfit. She had it on again when she left the aircraft upon returning to Washington D.C. Several of the parents carried large photographs of their deceased sons and daughters, many of which appeared to have been autograph...

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  • Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager
Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager

Guzman-Feliz - a member of the NYPD's Explorers youth program who dreamed of becoming a cop - was dragged from a Bronx bodega Wednesday night and mercilessly hacked to death with machetes by a half-dozen thugs. The boy's family members told Daily News he was not a gang member, but he may have been friends with someone who was, and they do not bel...

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  • Teen Dies In NYC After Being Stabbed While Cops Watched
Teen Dies In NYC After Being Stabbed While Cops Watched

Now he wants to explain why he did not intervene in the attack when the men dragged the teen out of the store. Police pulled the video surveillance footage from inside the bodega which shows the suspects. Guzman-Feliz, affectionately known as Junior, was described as a "good kid" by family and community members. I know it doesn't mean a lot. ...

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  • Police officer fired after pulling over, detaining daughter and boyfriend
Police officer fired after pulling over, detaining daughter and boyfriend

On April 16, Lorain patrolman John Kovach initiated a traffic stop that investigators concluded was purely personal. According to the police report Kovach said he didn't trust Coleman to be with his daughter because he has a criminal record.

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  • Erdoğan declares victory in Turkish presidential vote
Erdoğan declares victory in Turkish presidential vote

The 64-year-old also declared victory for the People's Alliance , a bloc between his ruling Justice and Development Party ( AK Party ) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), saying they had won a parliamentary majority in the legislative elections, also held on Sunday.

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  • President Trump Demands No 'Judges or Court' for Illegal Border Crossers
President Trump Demands No 'Judges or Court' for Illegal Border Crossers

Trump said once "somebody comes in" the country, they should be removed with "no Judges or Court Cases" - a move that would violate the long-established legal precedent for immigrants' rights to due process. Republican Senator Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, told CNN, "This is a mess that goes back decades". "We...

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  • Republican leaders in the House postpone vote on compromise immigration bill
Republican leaders in the House postpone vote on compromise immigration bill

Representative Carlos Curbelo, one of the lawmakers negotiating a Republican compromise immigration bill in the House, said the effort was continuing. -Mexico border illegally. When pressed on when exactly a vote on the compromise bill would take place, Jordan said Sunday that "the reason it hasn't happened is because it would have got a lot ...

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  • Trump meets with families whose loved ones were killed by undocumented immigrants
Trump meets with families whose loved ones were killed by undocumented immigrants

Trump, faced with a public outcry over his policy that separated children from their migrant parents at the USA border with Mexico, had urged Congress to take up immigration legislation to permanently prevent family separations. Media captionThe sound of migrant children separated from parents What is Trump's strategy? He said VOICE, launched pr...

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  • The art of Melania's green jacket — Virginia Postrel
The art of Melania's green jacket — Virginia Postrel

Melany Trump is a former model is intentional about her wardrobe choices and is careful to choose outfits for global visits. First lady Melania Trump greets police officers before boarding a plane at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas .

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  • English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins World's Ugliest Dog title
English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins World's Ugliest Dog title

Most of the World's Ugliest Dog contestants are up for adoption and the event helps raise awareness of pet rescue and adoption. Zsa Zsa , an English bulldog, was named the victor of the World's Ugliest Dog contest in Petaluma , California, on Saturday, June 23.

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  • GOP Rallies Support for Compromise Bill in Effort to Overhaul Immigration
GOP Rallies Support for Compromise Bill in Effort to Overhaul Immigration

Those defections - almost 1 in 5 GOP lawmakers - underscored the party's chasm over immigration and the election-year pressures Republicans face to stay true to districts that range from staunchly conservative to pro-immigrant. "It may be a compromise with the devil, but it is not a compromise with the Democrats". Rep. Andy Harris, Maryland Repub...

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  • Iran lists demands for improving relations with US
Iran lists demands for improving relations with US

Last month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a list of 12 demands for Iran to follow for Washington to agree to a new nuclear deal with Tehran. Araghchi said that Friday's talks were meant to establish whether the remaining signatories "can provide us with a package which can give Iran the benefits of sanctions lifting".

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  • Woman Called The Police On 8-Year-Old Child Selling Water
Woman Called The Police On 8-Year-Old Child Selling Water

She also said her issue was not with the selling of the water, it was because the girl and her relatives were screaming loudly to advertise their product. "It was literally nonstop". When she was told about Ettel's regrets about the incident, Austin's response was simple: "She did it to herself". Not surprisingly, #PermitPatty went viral, wit...

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  • Alternative Melania Trump jacket sells out
Alternative Melania Trump jacket sells out

She did not wear the jacket to the event. "But the president contradicted her, tweeting: "'I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?' written on the back of Melania's jacket , refers to the fake news media. Melania Trump made a surprise visit to Texas on Thursday to meet detained immigrant children at the USA border. Mrs Trump met doctors, socia...

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  • First pictures of New Zealand's First Baby - Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford
First pictures of New Zealand's First Baby - Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford

Jacinda Ardern with Clarke Gayford with their new baby daughter, Neve. "We chose Neve because we just liked it, and when we met her she just looked like she suited the name", she said. Ms Ardern said "the moment happened so quickly". "It's just something really lovely in a world where so much is unfair that we're all very excited about it", ...

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  • Democratic lawmakers want plan to reunite immigrant families
Democratic lawmakers want plan to reunite immigrant families

Because the day's not over. At the time , many were being held until their immigration cases - not just the initial screenings - were resolved. Officials portray a president who increasingly relies on his own counsel, ignoring their advice. They added they hadn't seen a clear federal system for reuniting those who were split up, since everyo...

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  • Saudi Women Gear Up For New Freedom As Driving Ban Ends Tomorrow
Saudi Women Gear Up For New Freedom As Driving Ban Ends Tomorrow

Amnesty's Samah Hadid said: "The lifting of the ban is a long-overdue small step in the right direction, but must now be followed by reforms to end a whole range of discriminatory laws and practices". Saudi women can not still mix freely with members of the opposite sex apart from in places like hospitals, medical colleges and banks. The decisi...

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  • Danish Maersk Line ship rescues 113 migrants in southern Italy
Danish Maersk Line ship rescues 113 migrants in southern Italy

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis on Saturday said the timing of the mini-summit was "unfortunate" and that a real European solution should come through a full EU summit. The chancellor passed out jerseys from Germanys national soccer team, now competing for the World Cup, and tossed a ball with the students. There are over a million Syrian refug...

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  • Bavarians offer respite in migrant plan row with Merkel
Bavarians offer respite in migrant plan row with Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French leader Emmanuel macron have agreed to establish a Eurozone budget, this became known after the negotiations in the German castle of Meseberg. Spanish authorities said they had rescued almost 600 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing from Africa, while off the coast of Libya coastguards recove...

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  • Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget
Germany: Merkel's Bavarian allies critical on euro budget

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron met outside Berlin to discuss the proposal, which had been advocated by Macron. Merkel spokesman Steffen Seibert dismissed the suggestion that the chancellor was trying to buy deals on migrants with financial concessions. "We are opening a new chapter", she said.

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  • Melania Trump makes surprise visit to border facilities
Melania Trump makes surprise visit to border facilities

It seemed a contradictory message for Trump's mission to Texas, where she hoped to demonstrate how much she cares about the children separated from their parents and housed in shelters there. The first lady met with the facility's executive director, a case manager, a medical care coordinator and others as she began a tour of the facility.

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  • New Zealand PM gives birth to baby girl
New Zealand PM gives birth to baby girl

Jennifer Curtin, a professor of politics at the University of Auckland , said there was symbolic importance in Ardern giving birth, in that it showed political parties around the world that it was fine to have younger women as candidates. "In a way being a mum is as old as civilisation itself, but being a modern couple who are tackling parenthood ...

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  • Turkey's elections explained in 100 and 500 words
Turkey's elections explained in 100 and 500 words

The early parliamentary and presidential elections in Turkey are scheduled to be held on Sunday, June 24 , that is, nearly a year and a half earlier than planned. Some critics feel the new president will wield too much power, and that Turkey lacks the checks and balances of other executive presidencies such as France or the United States.

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