DHS, DoJ Slam Judge's Order to Let Illegal Migrants Apply for Asylum

Lee Gelernt, a lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union, said: "We don't condone people entering between ports of entry, but congress has made the decision that if they do, they still need to be allowed to apply for asylum". The law states that ... More..

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Elevator in former Hancock building fell 84 floors before rescue
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Elevator in former Hancock building fell 84 floors before rescue

A passenger elevator in the building formerly known as the John Hancock Center, Chicago's fourth tallest structure, malfunctioned on Friday and sent six people speeding downward. It took firefighters two hours ...More..

Second child found dead in Queensland after baby found dead on beach
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Second child found dead in Queensland after baby found dead on beach

He will be charged on his return to NSW. The person who found the child was not believed to have been a school leaver and no link between the child's death and schoolies celebrations had been found, police sa...More..

Year-old strangled baby brother to death as dad shopped
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Year-old strangled baby brother to death as dad shopped

He initially told investigators he was only in the store for 30 to 45 minutes but surveillance footage showed he was gone for an hour and 40 minutes. She told investigators she was playing with her brother but ...More..

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Dead whale had 115 plastic cups, 2 flip-flops in its stomach

A dead sperm whale that washed ashore in eastern Indonesia had almost 6 kilograms (about 13 pounds) of plastic waste in its stomach, park officials say. According to the journal Science, Indonesia is the worl...More..

Troops Rushed To Border To Guard Against Caravan Leaving Before Migrants Arrive
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Troops Rushed To Border To Guard Against Caravan Leaving Before Migrants Arrive

Asylum, will be detained or turned away". "[We] have temporarily suspended vehicle processing for northbound travelers at the San Ysidro port of entry Monday morning to position additional port hardening mate...More..

Make America rake again: Finland makes fun of Trump's fire prevention strategy
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Make America rake again: Finland makes fun of Trump's fire prevention strategy

How to make California's vast drought-stricken forests "safe" after the Camp Fire grew to the size of Chicago this month, killing dozens if not hundreds of people and burning an entire town to the ground? F...More..

by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Killed, 80 Wounded in Kabul Wedding Hall Explosion

It is not the first time that religious scholars have been targeted by militants in the deeply religious country. The death toll was expected to rise. The aid organisation Emergency said on Twitter 33 wounded...More..

Xi Jinping visits Philippines as China, US wrangle for supremacy
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Xi Jinping visits Philippines as China, US wrangle for supremacy

More than 300 protesters with placards that read " Philippines not for sale" and "Hands off our land and seas" rallied in front of the Chinese Consulate in Manila. Beijing's relations with Manila stagnated ove...More..

Cindy Hyde-Smith Accepted Campaign Donation from Noted White Supremacist
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Cindy Hyde-Smith Accepted Campaign Donation from Noted White Supremacist

President Donald Trump will make an eleventh-hour attempt to keep a Mississippi Senate seat in Republican hands later this month when he headlines two rallies there the day before a runoff election. This anno...More..

Swimmer dies after attack by stingray
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Swimmer dies after attack by stingray

Attempts by paramedics to resuscitate him were unsuccessful, and he died soon after. The 42-year-old man, who has not been named, is thought to be the first person to die in this way since the television pres...More..

Russia Targets Kremlin Critic Browder With 'Kafkaesque' Poison Probe
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Russia Targets Kremlin Critic Browder With 'Kafkaesque' Poison Probe

He died a year later in a Moscow prison, after he was reportedly assaulted and denied proper medical treatment. Browder, the British head of investment fund Hermitage Capital Management, has led a campaig...More..

Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

The US embassy in Kabul sent a recording of Khalilzad´s remarks to foreign journalists based in Kabul, who had not been invited to attend the briefing. we do believe that the Taliban know that at some point the...More..

Donald Trump: Yes, We Should Have Captured Osama Bin Laden Earlier
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Donald Trump: Yes, We Should Have Captured Osama Bin Laden Earlier

The president added: "Wouldn't it have been nice if we got Osama bin Laden a lot sooner than that, ..." Asked whether military leaders were not owed credit for having killed the al-Qaida leader, Trump said ,...More..

Spain won't back Brexit deal without clarity on Gibraltar, says Spanish minister
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Spain won't back Brexit deal without clarity on Gibraltar, says Spanish minister

Foreign minister Josep Borrell insisted that talks about the territory were "separate negotiations". "We want the interpretation of that clause to be clarified", he said. "The PM has been clear that we will n...More..

Trump slams Pakistan, planning to visit Afghanistan
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Trump slams Pakistan, planning to visit Afghanistan

The statement comes a day after Trump lambasted the former special operations commander in an interview with Fox News , asking why the United States forces didn't get Osama bin Laden " a lot sooner than t...More..

Airbnb to remove West Bank listings
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Airbnb to remove West Bank listings

Its settlements there are considered illegal by most world powers. After consulting experts, Airbnb said, it came up with a framework for its policy in disputed regions, which it said it would consider on a c...More..

US closes busiest Mexico border crossing for several hours
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

US closes busiest Mexico border crossing for several hours

The US temporarily closed its busiest border crossing with Mexico to boost security after a migrant caravan arrived in northern Mexico. Northbound traffic and half the pedestrian crossings at the San Ysidro...More..

Nancy Pelosi Confident She Has Votes For Speaker As Opponents Go Public
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nancy Pelosi Confident She Has Votes For Speaker As Opponents Go Public

It would be led by human resource professionals and "diversity" experts, and work with outside groups to recruit, retain, and train for advancement minority staffers. "We also recognize that in this recent elec...More..

Khashoggi killing: 18 Saudi suspects banned from 26 Schengen nations
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Khashoggi killing: 18 Saudi suspects banned from 26 Schengen nations

Soon after the Houthis seized large swathes of territory in and around the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, a US -backed Saudi Arabia-led Sunni coalition in March 2015 launched an ongoing offensive against the Iran-all...More..

Shooting reported at Chicago hospital
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Shooting reported at Chicago hospital

Multiple victims were reported, but it was not immediately clear how many people had been shot. The Chicago Police Department responded to reports of shots being fired on Monday afternoon, prompting officer...More..

California schools close as smoke from Camp Fire fills the skies
by | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

California schools close as smoke from Camp Fire fills the skies

Our hearts go out to the victims and families of the Camp Fire in Butte County, which continues to burn, and the impacts are being felt across the region as air quality has worsened, fluctuating between "un...More..

Senate Democrats file lawsuit against Matthew Whitaker's appointment
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Senate Democrats file lawsuit against Matthew Whitaker's appointment

The suit argues that Whitaker's appointment, which came after Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions following a tumultuous relationship with the president, is unconstitutional since the Senate did not vo...More..

Sentencing set for man after guilty plea in family killings
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Sentencing set for man after guilty plea in family killings

Afterwards, Watts appeared on TV pleading for information about his family's whereabouts, until Shannan was found in a shallow grave, and the children in crude oil tanks at a refinery where Watts worked. Watts ...More..

NJ couple on way to their wedding killed in horrific Pennsylvania crash
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

NJ couple on way to their wedding killed in horrific Pennsylvania crash

In her obituary, Schurtz is remembered for her "voracious appetite for reading, love of cooking, and trailblazing new adventures with Joseph". They were set to be married later that same day in Pittsburgh. A tr...More..

Fight over Jim Acosta's White House press pass seems far from over
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Fight over Jim Acosta's White House press pass seems far from over

The network slammed the plan in a statement. Stelter reported that CNN said in a statement that the White House's pledged action would threaten "all journalists and news organizations". Trump's ire was st...More..

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm - The Sunday Edition
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm - The Sunday Edition

As Trump said that he couldn't speak for other countries, Wallace interrupted him, suggesting that he was viewed as a "beacon for repression around the world" while citing his crusade against the fake news me...More..

by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Trump Blames Wildfires On Lack Of Raking

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday visited the town of Paradise in northern California , . which was destroyed in the deadliest wildfire in the state's history. "I was watching the firemen the other d...More..

'Critical' week ahead for successful Brexit talks, Theresa May says
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

'Critical' week ahead for successful Brexit talks, Theresa May says

Britain's former Brexit secretary has slammed Prime Minister Theresa May for lacking political will and resolve when dealing with the European Union over Brexit negotiations. She said the left-wing Labour m...More..

Israel's Netanyahu says early election must be avoided
by | Monday, November 19, 2018

Israel's Netanyahu says early election must be avoided

A week ago, Israel and Hamas were on the brink of a large-scale conflict after Hamas fired more than 400 rockets and mortars at Israel, while the IDF retaliated by sending its warplanes to bomb around a hundr...More..