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With pump prices above three-year highs, OPEC and Russia look to boost oil production

The Washington Post2018-06-19 17:56:00

With pump prices above three-year highs, OPEC and Russia look to boost oil production Author: Steven Mufson
Trump has tweeted that OPEC should produce more oil. This week the cartel is debating how much. ...Read full article

Why do so many families risk crossing the border illegally?

MSNBC2018-06-19 17:38:25.5842512

Why do so many families risk crossing the border illegally? Author: MSNBC
NBC's Mariana Atencio asks migrant mothers why they are illegally crossing the border, knowing that they could be prosecuted and separated from their children. One mother answers: "I'm freeing violence from Honduras -- our lives are threatened. We cannot be i… ...Read full article

Firefighters suspended after porn videos surface on internet

Fox News2018-06-19 17:37:44.6880369

Firefighters suspended after porn videos surface on internet Author: Fox News
Akron Fire Department investigating when and where incidents took place. ...Read full article

CVS launches prescription delivery nationwide

USA Today2018-06-19 17:33:52+00:00

CVS launches prescription delivery nationwide Author:
CVS also is starting same-day delivery in Boston, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Until now, it was just in New York. ...Read full article

Far-right Italian minister vows 'action' to expel thousands of Roma

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 17:31:59

Far-right Italian minister vows 'action' to expel thousands of Roma Author: Stephanie Kirchgaessner
Matteo Salvini’s approval ratings rise despite critics calling his policies reminiscent of Italy’s fascist past ...Read full article

Marc Short says migrant separation is meant to 'enforce the law'

MSNBC2018-06-19 17:30:19.1149172

Marc Short says migrant separation is meant to 'enforce the law' Author: MSNBC
Marc Short, White House Director of Legislative Affairs, defends the administration's 'zero tolerance' policy for illegal border crossings, which has left hundreds of children separated from their parents: "I don’t think it’s so much meant to be a deterrent a… ...Read full article

Trump says Democrats want illegal immigrants to 'infest' US: What we know now

USA Today2018-06-19 17:28:53+00:00

Trump says Democrats want illegal immigrants to 'infest' US: What we know now Author:
President Donald Trump was scheduled to meet with congressional Republicans on Tuesday as the controversy over the administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy continued to heat up. Trump and his supporters blame Democrats for not cutting an immigrati… ...Read full article

Duchess Meghan makes Royal Ascot debut in white dress from go-to label Givenchy

USA Today2018-06-19 17:23:38+00:00

Duchess Meghan makes Royal Ascot debut in white dress from go-to label Givenchy Author:
For her first visit to the annual horse-racing event, the newest royal wore another white dress from her wedding-dress designer, French fashion house Givenchy. ...Read full article

Wall Street lower, Dow gives up 2018 gains as trade war fears heighten

Reuters2018-06-19 17:22:29

Wall Street lower, Dow gives up 2018 gains as trade war fears heighten Author: Medha Singh
U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average turned negative for the year as a sharp escalation in U.S.-China trade dispute rattled the markets. ...Read full article

Asos pledge to ban mohair, cashmere and silk from 2019

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 17:21:48

Asos pledge to ban mohair, cashmere and silk from 2019 Author: Lauren Cochrane
The global online retail platform aims to be free from certain animal-derived products as of next year – in line with changing consumer attitudes towards animal welfare ...Read full article

Northern rail disruption to last until November

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 17:21:47

Northern rail disruption to last until November Author: Nazia Parveen
Franchise chief blames lack of ‘stable network’ for prolonged chaos since timetable change ...Read full article

World Cup 2018: Russia v Egypt – live!

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 17:19:38

World Cup 2018: Russia v Egypt – live! Author: Paul Doyle
Minute-by-minute report: The hosts are back in action after their flying start. Join Paul Doyle ...Read full article

Far right reorganising for Tommy Robinson protests, say activists

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 17:16:45

Far right reorganising for Tommy Robinson protests, say activists Author: Ian Cobain
Letter raises concern over violent rally in support of jailed former EDL leader ...Read full article

Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts

Reuters2018-06-19 17:15:35

Trump determined to hit China as tit-for-tat tariff war erupts Author: David Lawder
China has underestimated President Donald Trump's resolve to press ahead with tariffs unless Beijing changes its "predatory" trade practices, a top U.S. trade advisor said on Tuesday, in comments that undercut the chances of a negotiated settlement to a loomi… ...Read full article

Trump calls immigration crisis a 'monstrosity' - CNN Video

CNN2018-06-19 17:15:06.9557586

Trump calls immigration crisis a 'monstrosity' - CNN Video Author:
While speaking to the National Federation of Independent Businesses, President Trump said the current immigration crisis is a "monstrosity" and Mexico is doing nothing to help. ...Read full article

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Associated Press2018-06-19 17:08:49

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China Author: ZEKE MILLER and JEFF KAROUB
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a trade war. In response, China has threatened what it called "comprehensive measur… ...Read full article

Trump, Democrats in war of words over immigration policy

Fox News2018-06-19 17:07:52.3303035

Trump, Democrats in war of words over immigration policy Author: Fox News
Blame game over separation of families at the border; William La Jeunesse reports from San Diego. ...Read full article

U.S. to pull out of U.N. human rights body: source

Reuters2018-06-19 17:07:22

U.S. to pull out of U.N. human rights body: source Author: Lesley Wroughton
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will announce on Tuesday that the United Sates is pulling out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, a Trump administration source told Reuters. ...Read full article

Trump blames 'fake news' media for aiding smugglers, human traffickers

The Hill2018-06-19 17:03:46

Trump blames 'fake news' media for aiding smugglers, human traffickers Author: Jordan Fabian
President Trump on Tuesday blamed yet another entity for the growing immigration crisis on the U.S. ...Read full article

Exclusive: Sanctioned Libya coastguard commander says hits migrants to protect them

Reuters2018-06-19 17:03:16

Exclusive: Sanctioned Libya coastguard commander says hits migrants to protect them Author: Ayman al-Warfalli
A Libyan coastguard commander sanctioned by the United Nations for alleged human trafficking and migrant smuggling said he hits migrants but does so for their own safety to prevent them from capsizing. ...Read full article

Republican pressure intensifies to end family separations at border

Fox News2018-06-19 17:00:00+00:00

Republican pressure intensifies to end family separations at border Author: Fox News
The Trump administration is facing mounting pressure from fellow Republicans and other allies to end the practice of separating children from parents caught illegally crossing the border, as the enforcement policy quickly escalates into a political crisis. ...Read full article

Chick-fil-A worker chases down customer who forgot food

Fox News2018-06-19 16:53:34.1624371

Chick-fil-A worker chases down customer who forgot food Author: Fox News
Jared Wilson, an especially energetic Chick-fil-A worker in Virginia, has become an Internet sensation after he was filmed sprinting down the street toward a passenger who left the restaurant without her entire order. ...Read full article

In Trade War With China, White House Says Beijing Has More to Lose

The New York Times2018-06-19 16:52:37.115

In Trade War With China, White House Says Beijing Has More to Lose Author: https://www.nytimes.com/by/ana-swanson
The White House says China has more to lose in a trade war with the United States — but that’s little comfort to the companies and investors with billions of dollars on the line. ...Read full article

Merkel to Trump: Falling German crime stats 'speak for themselves'

Reuters2018-06-19 16:51:00

Merkel to Trump: Falling German crime stats 'speak for themselves' Author: Reuters Editorial
Chancellor Angela Merkel coolly rebuffed U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that migrants were behind a surge in crime in Germany, pointing to statistics that showed crime was in fact down. ...Read full article

Freedom Caucus chair unveils bill to end Trump family separation policy

The Hill2018-06-19 16:44:43

Freedom Caucus chair unveils bill to end Trump family separation policy Author: Melanie Zanona
Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) on Tuesday introduced legislation that would end the separation of immigrant families at the border as the White House scrambles to contain the fallout from the controversial policy. ...Read full article

Breaking down the best and worst NBA draft picks at every position 1 through 10

USA Today2018-06-19 16:44:18+00:00

Breaking down the best and worst NBA draft picks at every position 1 through 10 Author:
Who were the best and worst draft selections at every pick 1-10 throughout the last 40 years? ...Read full article

Child separations: Trump faces extreme backlash from public and his own party

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 16:44:09

Child separations: Trump faces extreme backlash from public and his own party Author: David Smith, Tom Phillips
Public reaction to the border policy is disquieting many Republicans facing midterm elections ...Read full article

Md.’s Republican governor pulls Guard troops off border to protest separations

The Washington Post2018-06-19 16:43:00

Md.’s Republican governor pulls Guard troops off border to protest separations Author: Steve Thompson, Mark Berman
Decision by Gov. Larry Hogan comes amid rising national fury over the issue,and calls from Democrats to take action. ...Read full article

Trump Jr. pulls out of fundraiser for George P. Bush due to immigration criticism

CNN2018-06-19 16:39:35

Trump Jr. pulls out of fundraiser for George P. Bush due to immigration criticism Author: Kaitlan Collins, CNN
Donald Trump Jr. has withdrawn from a fundraiser for George P. Bush in New York because of criticism stemming from the Bush family -- notably Jeb Bush -- a source with knowledge of events confirms to CNN. ...Read full article

Looking for signs of global warming? They're all around you

Associated Press2018-06-19 16:35:45

Looking for signs of global warming? They're all around you Author: SETH BORENSTEIN
GOTHIC, Colo. (AP) — David Inouye is an accidental climate scientist. More than 40 years ago, the University of Maryland biologist started studying when wildflowers, birds, bees and butterflies first appeared each spring on this mountain. These days, plants a… ...Read full article

What next for refugees after the Aquarius fallout?

Al Jazeera English2018-06-19 16:35:00

What next for refugees after the Aquarius fallout? Author: Ruairi Casey
Refugees hosted by Spain after Italian rejection start asylum efforts as EU to weigh North Africa processing centres. ...Read full article

Trump is defiant as border crisis escalates, prepares to lobby House GOP on immigration bills

The Washington Post2018-06-19 16:35:00

Trump is defiant as border crisis escalates, prepares to lobby House GOP on immigration bills Author: Mike DeBonis, John Wagner
The House is set to take up two immigration bills later this week, but it is unclear whether either can pass — potentially leaving the family separations issue unresolved. ...Read full article

Verizon to stop sharing phone-location data to third parties

Reuters2018-06-19 16:30:12

Verizon to stop sharing phone-location data to third parties Author: Reuters Editorial
Verizon Communications Inc has decided to stop sharing phone-location data of its customers to third parties, the largest U.S. wireless company said on Tuesday. ...Read full article

House GOP Unveils Budget to Fast-Track Tax Cuts, End Obamacare

Bloomberg2018-06-19 16:30:00

House GOP Unveils Budget to Fast-Track Tax Cuts, End Obamacare Author: Erik Wasson
House Republicans unveiled a 2019 budget proposal Tuesday to send a message to their core supporters that repealing Obamacare, cutting taxes and partially privatizing Medicare remain high on their agenda. ...Read full article

Former U.S. Senate intelligence staffer asks court for Trump gag order

Reuters2018-06-19 16:28:59

Former U.S. Senate intelligence staffer asks court for Trump gag order Author: Reuters Editorial
A former Senate committee security official, charged with lying to the FBI about contacts with reporters, on Tuesday asked a court to issue a gag order prohibiting U.S. President Donald Trump and others from commenting on the case. ...Read full article

Man 'posed as US general to impress date'

BBC News2018-06-19 16:25:12

Man 'posed as US general to impress date' Author: BBC News
The man now faces jail time for posing as a US army officer to land a helicopter on private property. ...Read full article

Syrian rebel warns of 'volcanoes of fire' if Assad attacks south

Reuters2018-06-19 16:22:47

Syrian rebel warns of 'volcanoes of fire' if Assad attacks south Author: Tom Perry
Syrian government forces and their Iran-backed allies will face "volcanoes of fire" if they launch a threatened offensive in the opposition-held southwest, a rebel commander told Reuters on Tuesday. ...Read full article

The Late Shah's Son Wants a Democratic Revolution in Iran

Bloomberg2018-06-19 16:08:55

The Late Shah's Son Wants a Democratic Revolution in Iran Author: Eli Lake
From exile, Reza Pahlavi supports a movement to retake his homeland. But he says he doesn’t want a throne. ...Read full article

No more 'internment camps': Democrats disrupt congressional hearing

Reuters2018-06-19 16:06:49

No more 'internment camps': Democrats disrupt congressional hearing Author: Sarah N. Lynch
Decrying "internment camps," Democrats and their supporters disrupted a high-profile U.S. congressional hearing on Tuesday with a dramatic protest against the Trump administration's policy of detaining immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.… ...Read full article

Trump administration puts skimpy health insurance plans in place

Reuters2018-06-19 16:01:36

Trump administration puts skimpy health insurance plans in place Author: Yasmeen Abutaleb
The Trump administration on Tuesday issued a finalized rule that will enable millions of Americans to buy skimpy health insurance plans that do not comply with key Obamacare coverage requirements, marking its latest effort to chip away at the healthcare law. ...Read full article

Trump: Dems want illegal immigrants to 'infest our country'

The Hill2018-06-19 16:01:27

Trump: Dems want illegal immigrants to 'infest our country' Author: Brooke Seipel
President Trump on Tuesday restated his support for his administration's policy of separating migrant families at the U.S. border, calling Democrats "the problem." ...Read full article

U.S. Plans to Withdraw From UN Human Rights Council Today

Bloomberg2018-06-19 16:00:22

U.S. Plans to Withdraw From UN Human Rights Council Today Author: Nick Wadhams
The Trump administration plans to announce its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, making good on a pledge to leave a body it has long accused of hypocrisy and criticized as biased against Israel, according to two people famili… ...Read full article

IG confirms he is reviewing whether Strzok's anti-Trump bias impacted launch of Russia probe

Fox News2018-06-19 15:55:00+00:00

IG confirms he is reviewing whether Strzok's anti-Trump bias impacted launch of Russia probe Author: Fox News
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz confirmed Tuesday that he is investigating whether FBI official Peter Strzok’s anti-Trump bias factored into the launch of the bureau’s Russia probe. ...Read full article

What is Juneteenth? We explain the holiday that commemorates the end of slavery

USA Today2018-06-19 15:46:40+00:00

What is Juneteenth? We explain the holiday that commemorates the end of slavery Author:
On June 19, 1865, Major Gen. Gordon Granger came to Galveston, Texas, to inform the community that President Abraham Lincoln two years earlier had freed slaves. Today, Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19 that commemorates the end of slavery in the U… ...Read full article

Rapper Jimmy Wopo shot and killed in Pittsburgh at age 21

USA Today2018-06-19 15:41:35+00:00

Rapper Jimmy Wopo shot and killed in Pittsburgh at age 21 Author:
Police say Wopo was killed and another man injured when someone opened fire on their car in the city’s Hill District Monday afternoon. Just moments earlier, he'd been on the phone with his lawyer to discuss his first major recording contract. ...Read full article

Despite opposition, over half of GOP voters back separations: poll

MSNBC2018-06-19 15:38:43.7246825

Despite opposition, over half of GOP voters back separations: poll Author: MSNBC
Republican voters support the policy of family separation at the border while a majority of the public opposes the policy, according to new Quinnipiac polling. ...Read full article

Brexit row: GCHQ chief stresses UK's role in foiling European terror plots

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 15:32:57

Brexit row: GCHQ chief stresses UK's role in foiling European terror plots Author: Ewen MacAskill, Daniel Boffey
Jeremy Fleming’s comments can be seen as riposte to EU threats to end UK access to security databases ...Read full article

Mysterious Mars rock formation explained

Fox News2018-06-19 15:30:06.589497

Mysterious Mars rock formation explained Author: Fox News
Researchers claim a mysterious Mars rock formation NASA scientists could not explain in the 1960s was likely caused by volcanic activity on the planet billions of years ago. ...Read full article

GOP senators drafting legislation to keep immigrant families together

The Hill2018-06-19 15:28:57

GOP senators drafting legislation to keep immigrant families together Author: Jordain Carney
GOP Sen. John Cornyn (Texas) said on Tuesday that a group of GOP senators is drafting legislation aimed to preventing the separation of immigrant families along the party. ...Read full article

The United States' World Cup failure is looking worse every day

USA Today2018-06-19 15:24:03+00:00

The United States' World Cup failure is looking worse every day Author:
We're now used to the fact that the U.S. didn't qualify for the tournament, but that pill gets tougher to swallow with every game in Russia. ...Read full article

World Cup: No Russian? No Problem. There's an app for that

Associated Press2018-06-19 15:22:01

World Cup: No Russian? No Problem. There's an app for that Author: LUIS ANDRES HENAO
SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Randall Garcia and his wife were on a bus in the Russian city of Samara when a local resident stared at the couple and pointed his phone at them. The screen read: "Good luck Costa Rica!" Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, or Neymar may be … ...Read full article

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

Associated Press2018-06-19 15:21:33

Author: DUSTIN WEAVER and ALAN FRAM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss broader immigration legisl… ...Read full article

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

Associated Press2018-06-19 15:21:33

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy Author: DUSTIN WEAVER and ALAN FRAM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss broader immigration legisl… ...Read full article

Trading Ahead of the News

Bloomberg2018-06-19 15:19:11

Trading Ahead of the News Author: Matt Levine
Also Tesla, robots and fraudulent emails. ...Read full article

Bizarre deep sea creature washes up on Texas beach, puzzles park rangers

Fox News2018-06-19 15:19:00+00:00

Bizarre deep sea creature washes up on Texas beach, puzzles park rangers Author: Fox News
An odd-looking fish that lives on the ocean floor shocked Texas beachgoers and wildlife experts when it washed up on Padre Island National Seashore in Corpus Christi, Texas, last week. ...Read full article

A Troubling Prognosis for Migrant Children in Detention: ‘The Earlier They’re Out, the Better’

The New York Times2018-06-19 15:14:52.163

A Troubling Prognosis for Migrant Children in Detention: ‘The Earlier They’re Out, the Better’ Author: http://www.nytimes.com/by/benedict-carey
The longer children remain in institutional settings, the greater their risk of depression, post-traumatic stress and other mental health problems. ...Read full article

All 4 Living Former First Ladies Condemn Trump Border Policy That Separates Families

The New York Times2018-06-19 15:14:51.264

All 4 Living Former First Ladies Condemn Trump Border Policy That Separates Families Author: https://www.nytimes.com/by/matt-stevens
Rosalynn Carter, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush and Michelle Obama have joined a chorus of criticism aimed at the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy. ...Read full article

Doors for Refugees Close as Displaced Population Soars, U.N. Says

The New York Times2018-06-19 15:14:42.514

Doors for Refugees Close as Displaced Population Soars, U.N. Says Author:
A refugee agency’s annual report shows no letup in the number of people who fled their homes in 2017. ...Read full article

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

Associated Press2018-06-19 15:12:24

Author: NOMAAN MERCHANT and ANITA SNOW
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage in the growing uproar over the Trump administration'… ...Read full article

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

Associated Press2018-06-19 15:12:24

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation Author: NOMAAN MERCHANT and ANITA SNOW
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage in the growing uproar over the Trump administration'… ...Read full article

Mixed messages on US migrant policy

BBC News2018-06-19 15:09:43

Mixed messages on US migrant policy Author: BBC News
The White House has struggled to get its message clear on its controversial policy. ...Read full article

Trump ramps up rhetoric: Dems want 'illegal immigrants' to 'infest our country'

CNN2018-06-19 15:06:05

Trump ramps up rhetoric: Dems want 'illegal immigrants' to 'infest our country' Author: Betsy Klein, CNN
President Donald Trump amplified his heated immigration rhetoric on Tuesday, accusing Democrats of wanting "illegal immigrants ... to pour into and infest our country," language evoking images of pests, not human beings. ...Read full article

Sessions denies migrant centres Nazi-like

BBC News2018-06-19 15:01:25

Sessions denies migrant centres Nazi-like Author: BBC News
America's top law official says the Nazis were different as "they were keeping Jews from leaving". ...Read full article

Markets fall as trade war fears mount

BBC News2018-06-19 14:54:09

Markets fall as trade war fears mount Author: BBC News
Stocks continue to slide as investors are rattled by the escalation of the US-China trade dispute. ...Read full article

Perspective | A reporter at the White House decided to play the audio of children sobbing. Somebody had to.

The Washington Post2018-06-19 14:46:00

Perspective | A reporter at the White House decided to play the audio of children sobbing. Somebody had to. Author: Margaret Sullivan
The briefing room Monday became a theater for tragedy — but not for compassion. ...Read full article

U.S. stocks slump in global rout after Trump threatens more tariffs on China

The Washington Post2018-06-19 14:31:00

U.S. stocks slump in global rout after Trump threatens more tariffs on China Author: Thomas Heath
Trump’s move would put nearly all of the $505 billion in products that the United States imports from China under tariffs. ...Read full article

US Army boots West Point officer who touted communist revolution during graduation ceremony

USA Today2018-06-19 14:29:21+00:00

US Army boots West Point officer who touted communist revolution during graduation ceremony Author:
Second lieutenant who became known as the “commie cadet” is officially out of the U.S. Army with an other-than-honorable discharge. ...Read full article

Immigration in the US: What's happening at the border - CNNPolitics

CNN2018-06-19 14:28:51

Immigration in the US: What's happening at the border - CNNPolitics Author:
President Trump said he will soon seek authorization a measure that would cut foreign aid to countries sending waves of migrants to the US. ...Read full article

Trump falsely claims Germany has migrant-driven crime wave

The Hill2018-06-19 14:22:39

Trump falsely claims Germany has migrant-driven crime wave Author: Jordan Fabian
President Trump on Tuesday insisted that Germany’s crime rate has spiked due to its open-door policy toward migrants, a false claim he has used to bolster his “zero-tolerance” stance on illegal immigration. ...Read full article

Why is this photo such a talking point?

BBC News2018-06-19 14:21:51

Why is this photo such a talking point? Author: BBC News
A family portrait celebrating mixed heritage has been widely shared online and has prompted others to tell their similar stories. ...Read full article

Experts shoot holes in CNN's report on school gun violence

Fox News2018-06-19 14:21:00+00:00

Experts shoot holes in CNN's report on school gun violence Author: Fox News
The shooting massacre in February at a Florida high school has unleashed a plethora of what experts say are questionable statistics that stoke confusion regarding gun violence in America. ...Read full article

US felon caught with more than 500 guns

BBC News2018-06-19 14:19:38

US felon caught with more than 500 guns Author: BBC News
Sheriff's deputies seize rifles, shotguns and pistols during a two-day search of the suspect's home. ...Read full article

Why subpoena Strzok if he is volunteering his testimony?

Fox News2018-06-19 14:15:07.2075328

Why subpoena Strzok if he is volunteering his testimony? Author: Fox News
Republicans want FBI agent to publicly testify under oath on his removal from the Russia probe after anti-Trump text messages; Rep. Andy Biggs weighs in. ...Read full article

Hamas' 'terror kites' and 'arson balloons' latest destructive weapons in war against Israel

Fox News2018-06-19 14:15:00+00:00

Hamas' 'terror kites' and 'arson balloons'  latest destructive weapons in war against Israel Author: Fox News
A children’s plaything found in the aisles of toy stores around the world is emerging as the Palestinians' latest weapon of “terror” in their bitter and bloody standoff with Israel. ...Read full article

Live coverage: Justice IG testifies before House on report criticizing FBI

The Hill2018-06-19 14:06:24

Live coverage: Justice IG testifies before House on report criticizing FBI Author: The Hill Staff
The Hill will be providing live coverage of a second day of testimony Tuesday by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz. ...Read full article

Not everyone is in awe of Spain's new progressive government

Al Jazeera English2018-06-19 14:03:00

Not everyone is in awe of Spain's new progressive government Author: Raphael Tsavkko Garcia
PM Pedro Sanchez has already disappointed Basque and Catalan nationalists who propped up his minority government. ...Read full article

Market Correlations Like 2016 Suggest Dominoes Are Lining Up to Fall

Bloomberg2018-06-19 13:51:34

Market Correlations Like 2016 Suggest Dominoes Are Lining Up to Fall Author: Yakob Peterseil, Dani Burger
While on-again, off-again risk aversion is the mantra for global markets in this age of trade spats, here’s a sign that the latest flight to safety may endure beyond Donald Trump’s next tweet. ...Read full article

IBM's Debating AI Is Here to Convince You That You're Wrong

Bloomberg2018-06-19 13:38:06

IBM's Debating AI Is Here to Convince You That You're Wrong Author: Gerrit De Vynck, Sarah McBride, Jeremy Kahn
Artificial intelligence has proven itself adept at some of humanity’s favorite games, from chess to the much more complex board game Go. Now, a machine developed by IBM is challenging humans to debates about the future of medicine and the value of physical ed… ...Read full article

Clinton Emails: What the IG Report Refuses to Admit

National Review2018-06-19 13:29:20

Clinton Emails: What the IG Report Refuses to Admit Author: Andrew C. McCarthy
The fix was in. ...Read full article

Tributes paid to three graffiti artists killed by train in south London

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 13:24:20

Tributes paid to three graffiti artists killed by train in south London Author: Matthew Weaver
Street art world remembers men found at Loughborough Junction as local Tory leader condemned over ‘scum’ tweet ...Read full article

Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

Associated Press2018-06-19 13:23:01

Author: SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of Democratic attorneys general demanded Tuesday that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Led by New Mexico Att… ...Read full article

Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations

Associated Press2018-06-19 13:23:01

Democratic attorneys general urge end to border separations Author: SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of Democratic attorneys general demanded Tuesday that the Trump administration end a "zero tolerance" policy that has resulted in children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Led by New Mexico Att… ...Read full article

Home secretary announces review into medicinal cannabis use

The Guardian (UK)2018-06-19 13:12:38

Home secretary announces review into medicinal cannabis use Author: Jamie Grierson, Mattha Busby
Sajid Javid makes clear this is not first step towards legalisation for recreational use ...Read full article

Former top federal prosecutors call on Sessions to end 'zero tolerance' at border

CNN2018-06-19 13:08:58

Former top federal prosecutors call on Sessions to end 'zero tolerance' at border Author: Laura Jarrett, CNN
A bipartisan group of more than 70 former US attorneys are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse the Trump administration's policy of prosecuting all people who cross the border illegally, saying it is "dangerous, expensive, and inconsistent" w… ...Read full article

Trump: 'You have to take the children away'

The Washington Times2018-06-19 13:06:00

Trump: 'You have to take the children away' Author: Stephen Dinan
President Trump said Tuesday that he's compelled to 'take the children away' from parents at the border in order to follow through on prosecuting illegal border jumpers, and blamed reporters for being complicit with human smugglers carrying the children to th… ...Read full article

The 24 dishes that took D.C. from culinary backwater to food destination

The Washington Post2018-06-19 13:00:00

The 24 dishes that took D.C. from culinary backwater to food destination Author:
These meals, suggested by historians, food writers and chefs, chart more than 100 years of dining in the city. ...Read full article

What's happening at the US border: The latest - CNNPolitics

CNN2018-06-19 12:53:41

What's happening at the US border: The latest - CNNPolitics Author:
The White House's "zero tolerance" immigration policy has resulted in separations of undocumented parents and kids, and the outrage is growing. Follow here for the latest. ...Read full article

Calls and texts to national suicide hotlines spiked in June

The Washington Times2018-06-19 12:46:16

Calls and texts to national suicide hotlines spiked in June Author: Gabriella Muñoz
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and the Crisis Text Line have both seen an increase in communication after social media was flooded with messages for suicide awareness the week designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain died. ...Read full article

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

Associated Press2018-06-19 12:36:51

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence Author: HYUNG-JIN KIM and KIM TONG-HYUNG
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. and South Korean defense officials formally suspended a major joint military exercise in hopes of advancing nuclear negotiations with North Korea. It's a bold gamble that could trigger a serious security crisis if the talks falt… ...Read full article

Sessions: Migrant children facilities not like Nazi Germany because 'they were keeping the Jews from leaving'

CNN2018-06-19 12:36:04

Sessions: Migrant children facilities not like Nazi Germany because 'they were keeping the Jews from leaving' Author: Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN
Attorney General Jeff Sessions dismissed comparisons of the detention facilities for migrant children to Nazi concentration camps by arguing that Nazis "were keeping the Jews from leaving the country." ...Read full article

Chris Pratt shares the Gospel at the MTV Awards

The Washington Times2018-06-19 12:16:24

Chris Pratt shares the Gospel at the MTV Awards Author: Bradford Richardson
Chris Pratt shared the Bible's message of hope and redemption Monday night at the MTV Awards. ...Read full article

Tracing the origins of the Puerto Rico disaster with Naomi Klein: podcast & transcript

MSNBC2018-06-19 12:15:13.3090112

Tracing the origins of the Puerto Rico disaster with Naomi Klein: podcast & transcript Author: MSNBC
While Hurricane Maria left a devastating mark on Puerto Rico, there were already destructive forces in play long before the storm made landfall. Naomi Klein tells Chris Hayes that to understand what happened you need to go way back before the storm. ...Read full article

The Politicization of Everything

National Review2018-06-19 12:12:33

The Politicization of Everything Author: Karl J. Salzmann
A corrosive trend marches on. ...Read full article

Meghan McCain slams Ivanka Trump silence on child separation

The Washington Times2018-06-19 12:02:28

Meghan McCain slams Ivanka Trump silence on child separation Author: Jessica Chasmar
"The View" co-host Meghan McCain on Tuesday criticized first daughter Ivanka Trump for staying quiet on the separation of families at the U.S. border. ...Read full article

House lawmakers to press Justice Dept. inspector general on Clinton probe report

The Washington Post2018-06-19 12:00:00

House lawmakers to press Justice Dept. inspector general on Clinton probe report Author: Karoun Demirjian, Matt Zapotosky, Devlin Barrett
Michael Horowitz speaks to Congress in a second hearing about politicization at the FBI. ...Read full article

John Kasich: Trump's family separation policy is 'insane'

MSNBC2018-06-19 11:53:17.7131352

John Kasich: Trump's family separation policy is 'insane' Author: MSNBC
Ohio's Republican governor and fmr. 2016 competitor to Donald Trump joins to discuss the president's migrant family separation policy and politics in the age of Trump. ...Read full article

Mika: Secy. Nielsen's remarks like twisted truth and lies

MSNBC2018-06-19 11:53:14.6082973

Mika: Secy. Nielsen's remarks like twisted truth and lies Author: MSNBC
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen addressed questions about the policy of separating migrant children at the border during the White House press briefing on Monday. Morning Joe fact-checks Secy. Nielsen's claims. ...Read full article

World Cup 2018: 'Mo Salah is fit', Egypt coach warns Russia

Al Jazeera English2018-06-19 11:48:00

World Cup 2018: 'Mo Salah is fit', Egypt coach warns Russia Author: Al Jazeera
Egypt need at least a draw against hosts Russia to stay in hunt for a place in the knockout round. ...Read full article

Carter Page subjected to FBI's 'reign of terror' offers to lead agents' anti-bias training

The Washington Times2018-06-19 11:42:47

Carter Page subjected to FBI's 'reign of terror' offers to lead agents' anti-bias training Author: Rowan Scarborough
Much-investigated Carter Page is volunteering to help the FBI conduct its planned nation-wide anti-political bias training, saying he is an expert on the bureau's "reign of terror" against him. ...Read full article

U.S. Surpasses Germany as World Leader in Asylum Requests

National Review2018-06-19 11:29:18

U.S. Surpasses Germany as World Leader in Asylum Requests Author: Jack Crowe
The U.S. led the world in asylum requests received last year for the first time since 2012, according to a U.N. report released Tuesday. ...Read full article

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