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Saudi-Backed Forces Seize Yemen's Hodeidah Airport

Saudi-Backed Forces Seize Yemen's Hodeidah Airport

The weapons, shown to reporters during a government-sponsored tour in the United Arab Emirates' capital of Abu Dhabi and at an Emirati military base, included drones, a sniper rifle, roadside bombs di...

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Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud, Justice Ministry says

Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud, Justice Ministry says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, has been charged with fraud over alleged misuse of state funds, the Justice Ministry has said. Despite the corruption scandals, Netanyahu is ex...

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For House GOP, One Doomed Immigration Bill Down, One to Go

For House GOP, One Doomed Immigration Bill Down, One to Go

The measure was defeated 231-193. The compromise Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, crafted by the GOP leadership, and the more conservative Goodlatte bill , also know as the Securing ...

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New 'Time' cover puts Trump's immigration policy on blast

New 'Time' cover puts Trump's immigration policy on blast

The image shows a two-year-old Honduran girl crying while her mother is searched and detained, and has become a visual centerpiece in the heated debate over USA policy on immigration and family s...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un spends busy second day in Beijing

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un spends busy second day in Beijing

After departing that gathering in Quebec, Trump attacked Justin Trudeau as "dishonest" and "weak" after the Canadian prime minister told reporters his government would retaliate against new USA tari...

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New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern in hospital for birth

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern in hospital for birth

There won't be any more formal announcements from the Prime Minister's Office until Ms Ardern and Mr Gayford announce the birth - likely on social media. Ms Ardern is in an end room of the maternity...

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US Senate passes ZTE sanctions, bill now goes to committee

US Senate passes ZTE sanctions, bill now goes to committee

Republicans and Democrats have expressed national security concerns about ZTE after it broke an agreement to discipline executives who had conspired to evade USA sanctions on Iran and North Korea. ...

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5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash in Texas

5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash in Texas

Fourteen people were in the Chevrolet Suburban when a Border Patrol agent began pursuing it, he said. "Our deepest sympathies go out to the families of those who died in the crash", U.S. Officials...

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United States envoy Nikki Haley berates human rights groups

United States envoy Nikki Haley berates human rights groups

But for many others, the decision represents a further U.S. retreat from its position of leadership in the global system of multilateral organizations and agreements - and from its decades-long stan...

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AG Becerra: Forcibly Separating Children from Their Parents Is Inhumane and Unnecessary

AG Becerra: Forcibly Separating Children from Their Parents Is Inhumane and Unnecessary

There are a number of organizations that support migrant parents who have been separated from their children. The former USA attorneys join a growing number of lawmakers, child care experts and conc...

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South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

South Korea says US drills suspended to aid talks with North

White said US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton would meet later this week at the Pentagon to discuss the issue. "As we all witness...

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Tesla's Musk alleges 'extensive' employee sabotage

Tesla's Musk alleges 'extensive' employee sabotage

These include Wall Street short-sellers, who have already lost billions of dollars and stand to lose a lot more. "If they're willing to cheat so much about emissions, maybe they're willing to cheat in...

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Canada becomes second country to legalize recreational marijuana at federal level

Canada becomes second country to legalize recreational marijuana at federal level

Trudeau said the government delayed the timetable for lifting the nearly century-old prohibition on marijuana at the request of larger provinces, including Quebec, which asked for more time to mak...

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Dozens feared dead as overloaded Sumatra ferry sinks

Dozens feared dead as overloaded Sumatra ferry sinks

Maher Tamba, an official with the local disaster agency, said at least half a dozen vessels had searched for survivors since Monday night. "Many people have reported their relatives missing", Budiaw...

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Rachel Maddow Breaks Down in Tears Over 'Tender Age' Shelters

Rachel Maddow Breaks Down in Tears Over 'Tender Age' Shelters

Unable to complete her next sentence, she passed the news to the hour's next host, noting, "I think I'm going to have to hand this off". The MSNBC anchor began discussing how infants and toddlers ...

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Corey Lewandowski mocks child with Down syndrome taken from mom at border

Corey Lewandowski mocks child with Down syndrome taken from mom at border

But before he could finish, Lewandowski merely replied, sarcastically: "Womp, womp". Petkanas asked Lewandowski. "How dare you!" As Petkanas spoke, Lewandowski said, "Womp womp". "You are now lying ...

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Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast: Israeli army

Palestinian killed in Gaza border fence blast: Israeli army

Meanwhile, a Palestinian man died in unclear circumstances near the Israel-Gaza border on Monday. So far, no Israelis have been hurt by the fires, but they have caused $2.5m in damage to farmland,...

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

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

Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly past year, Trump said that it is embarrassing that some of the world's biggest human rights abusers sit on the Human Rights Council. Mr Trump ...

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Life inside USA border protection processing facilities

Life inside USA border protection processing facilities

The draft bill was seen just days ago as unlikely to pass, but has gained support in the House . "I am behind you so much". "The only reason we're here is because there's a family we can help, ...

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Melania Trump indirectly criticizes USA government's zero tolerance policy

Melania Trump indirectly criticizes USA government's zero tolerance policy

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions also said that domestic and gang violence in immigrants' country of origin would no longer qualify them for political asylum status. "It's zero tolerance . I...

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Mehbooba Mufti Resigns As CM; BJP Demands Governor Rule In Jammu & Kashmir

Mehbooba Mufti Resigns As CM; BJP Demands Governor Rule In Jammu & Kashmir

Terrorism, violence and radicalism have risen and the fundamental rights of citizens, including right to life and free speech, are in danger, the BJP leader said . "No mercy for terrorists, dealing w...

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Two killed & 4 injured in mass shooting in Malmo, Sweden

Two killed & 4 injured in mass shooting in Malmo, Sweden

Witnesses told the Aftonbladet newspaper that they heard what sounded like up to 20 gunshots at around 6pm in the center of the city. We do not want to see that. There were no indications the inci...

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China state media condemn US tariffs, leave room for negotiation

China state media condemn US tariffs, leave room for negotiation

Beijing's tariffs on USA goods will start on July 6 - the same day as Trump's announced restrictions - and will apply to agricultural products as well as cars. "We urge President Trump to reassess...

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Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker at Walmart

Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker at Walmart

An armed civilian shot dead a gunman who wounded two people and opened fire inside a Walmart store in the northwestern United States on Sunday, police said. His father stomped on the gas pedal, caus...

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John Oliver: Separation Of Children From Parents At Border 'Objectively Awful'

John Oliver: Separation Of Children From Parents At Border 'Objectively Awful'

Sessions told law enforcement officials on Thursday: " Persons who violate the law of our nation are subject to prosecution". I ask that you take immediate action to end the practice of separating ch...

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Pres. Trump says he won't sign 'moderate' GOP immigration bill

Pres. Trump says he won't sign 'moderate' GOP immigration bill

A summary of the GOP bill released to reporters claims it addresses family separation, which some reporters repeated credulously. It would do this by allowing children to stay with parents in the sa...

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Paul Ryan not comfortable with separating parents, kids at border

Paul Ryan not comfortable with separating parents, kids at border

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fielded questions on the president's reaction to the DOJ Inspector General's report on the handling of the Clinton email investigation. SANDERS: I...

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Melania tells Donald: govern with your heart

Melania tells Donald: govern with your heart

But she said the images of children getting taken from their parents broke her heart. Trump has steadfastly tried to deflect blame for the separation of children from their parents, consistent...

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DHS Secretary Nielsen denies separation amounts to 'child abuse'

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen took the press's pointed questions, and she did not hide her emotions when answering them. In a speech at the meeting of National Sheriffs' Association in New Orlean...

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Watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey's Clinton probe

Watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey's Clinton probe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is pledging to "confront any problems" and "deal with them" in a "proper, fair and appropriate way" in the wake of an inspector general report that criticizes the FBI...

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