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Last week, the attorney general invoked Bible verse as he defended his increasingly contentious policy. Journalists have been placed in the unusual position of covering the Trump administration as a propaganda outlet rather than reliable source, fact-checking and swatting away the administration's lies about the family separation policy in real time.
  • Trump campaign manager calls on president to fire Jeff Sessions

    Trump campaign manager calls on president to fire Jeff Sessions

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    A Chicago protest against child separation policy. The 75 former US attorneys condemned the zero tolerance policy , announced by Sessions in May , under which children are put into shelters while parents facing prosecution for illegally crossing the border into the United States are jailed.
  • U.S. to Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council Today

    U.S. to Withdraw from UN Human Rights Council Today

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    Human Rights Council. The UK has joined the USA in condemning an alleged anti-Israel bias at the United Nations , pledging to vote against issues on Palestine brought by the Human Rights Council. Anne Bayefsky is director of the Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust. The United States has long criticized the Human Rights Council for its standing agenda item 7 on rights violations by all parties in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
  • Border lake backdrops sealing of Greece, Macedonia name deal

    Border lake backdrops sealing of Greece, Macedonia name deal

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    While the European Union and the United Nations welcomed the agreement, thousands of Greek protesters rallied outside Greece's Parliament building, accusing the prime minister of being a "traitor", according to Reuters . "Recalling his first meeting with Zaev earlier this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Tsipras told Zaev that "'very few believed we would succeed" in ending what he called "26 years of sterile dispute between our countries".
  • Reports of minor explosion at London Tube station

    Reports of minor explosion at London Tube station

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    Darren Yarlett, 36, was driving home in Southgate but police had cordoned off roads near the station. Southgate Tube Station in North London has been evacuated by police following a "minor explosion", with a "suspicious package" also being reported.
  • US expected to disengage from UN’s Human Rights Council

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    The UK has joined the USA in condemning an alleged anti-Israel bias at the United Nations, pledging to vote against issues on Palestine brought by the Human Rights Council. "I call on the United States to immediately end the practice of forcible separation of these children". The US only joined in 2009 under President Barack Obama.
  • Senate Votes to Reimpose ZTE Ban Despite President Trump's Efforts

    Senate Votes to Reimpose ZTE Ban Despite President Trump's Efforts

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    Unfortunately for the company, the ban now has a real chance of being reinstated. "If the President won't act on warnings from his own top intelligence officials about the dangers posed by ZTE, we will", Warner said. Noting that the ZTE measure was backed by some of the chamber's most conservative Republicans , including some who are very close to the White House, as well as its most liberal Democrats , Schumer said he was "heartened" by support for the amendment.
  • U.S. expected to withdraw from United Nations human rights council

    U.S. expected to withdraw from United Nations human rights council

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley are scheduled to talk about the Human Rights Council later Tuesday in remarks at the State Department. "The Trump administration's withdrawal is a sad reflection of its one-dimensional human rights policy: Defending Israeli abuses from criticism takes precedence above all else", said Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch.
  • U.S. Expected to Withdraw From UN’s Human Rights Council

    U.S. Expected to Withdraw From UN’s Human Rights Council

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    Israel is the only country with a dedicated council item. A State Department spokeswoman didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, while the United Nations said it hadn't received a notification that the u.s. US membership also led to a sharp decrease in the number of special sessions that focused exclusively on Israel's treatment of the Palestinians. "For our part, the United States will not sit quietly while this body, supposedly dedicated to human rights, continues to ...
  • Jeff Sessions Says Immigration Laws & Border Wall Will End Family Separation

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    Former first lady Laura Bush wrote in a guest column in The Washington Post Sunday that the policy of separating immigrant parents and children along the nation's southern border is "cruel", "immoral" and "it breaks my heart". When an adult crossing the border with a child is detained for criminal prosecution, the child is then considered an "unaccompanied minor". "But at the end of the day we're a country of laws", Marshall said.
  • Father's Day: Spoil your special dad today

    Father's Day: Spoil your special dad today

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    What's the best advice dad ever gave you? He said he founded the day because he felt that fathers were just as important as mothers, who already had their own day. Children are more likely to have higher IQ scores than their peers at the age of three. A good father knows how to wait, and he knows how to forgive from the depths of his heart.
  • Jeff Sessions says no one wants to split families

    Jeff Sessions says no one wants to split families

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    Sessions in April announced a zero-tolerance policy where anyone coming across the border will be prosecuted. "That is an enormous cost that we bear because we sent a message to those crossing illegally to bring children and avoid prosecution and deportation".
  • Woman detained after hurting 2 with box cutter in France

    Woman detained after hurting 2 with box cutter in France

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    The woman hit the visitor of shop Leclerc chest with a knife, then attacked the cashier, who was slightly injured. The attacker has now been detained, and while Toulon prosecutor Bernard Marchal has not revealed the full details of the incident it appears to bear some hallwarks of a radical Islamic terror attack.
  • UN envoy in Yemen for emergency talks on Hodeida

    UN envoy in Yemen for emergency talks on Hodeida

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    A source with the coalition-backed Yemeni military said troops had surrounded the main airport building. Forces from an alliance of Arab states seized two entrances to the airport in Yemen's main port city on Friday, in an offensive against the Iran-aligned Houthi movement that the United Nations fears could trigger a starvation imperilling millions of lives.