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Trump signs executive order to reverse his immigration policy

In a rare public reversal, President Trump says the U.S. will allow undocumented families to stay together, even with his "zero tolerance" border policy in place. The president signed an executive order, temporarily ending the separation of children from their parents who cross the border illegally. The ...

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National Public Radio
'We Want No Part Of It': Airlines Say Flights Are Not For Separating Families

American Airlines, United and Frontier issued statements Wednesday asking that authorities refrain from using their flights for a controversial immigration policy that the president later walked back.

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The Guardian
National Enquirer publisher subpoenaed in Michael Cohen ...

Federal prosecutors are investigating Cohen’s links to $150,000 paid to playboy model alleging Trump affairFederal prosecutors issued a subpoena to the National Enquirer’s publisher for records pertaining to a $150,000 payment the magazine made before the 2016 presidential election to Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model who has said she had an affair with Donald Trump.The subpoena, ...

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Zero Hedge
Michael Bloomberg Spending $80 Million To Flip House To Democrats

With the Democratic Party in shambles and the DNC somehow always broke and demanding refunds from Hillary Clinton, Michael Bloomberg plans to peel off $80 million of his estimated $52 billion fortune to help Democrats retake the House of Representatives in the upcoming midterm elections, reports the New York Times, citing ...

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CBS News
Storms in Texas flood communities hit by Hurricane Harvey

People in western Pennsylvania are waking up to extensive flooding after a night of heavy rain. Texas is having its own run of storms and flooding mostly along the Gulf Coast. Courtney Zubowski reports from Weslaco, Texas.

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Reuters
Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan name Atul Gawande CEO of healthcare venture

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Well-regarded surgeon and author Atul Gawande, a critic of his industry's medical practices, will lead the new company being formed by Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co that aims to cut U.S. employee healthcare costs, the companies said on Wednesday.

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The Week US
House to vote on closely-watched immigration bills

The House is voting Thursday on a pair of immigration bills, neither of which is assured to garner enough support to pass. The bill with the best shot, known as the compromise bill, will need the support of House Freedom Caucus chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), although he told reporters after a visible disagreement with House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday that ...

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Reuters
Thousands gather at Britain's ancient Stonehenge site for summer solstice

STONEHENGE, England (Reuters) - Wrapped in jackets and blankets, thousands of people gathered at Britain's Stonehenge for summer solstice, watching the sun rise over the Neolithic monument and welcoming the longest day of the year.

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Business Insider
A tech consortium that includes Apple wants to turn your smartphone into your car keys

The Car Connectivity Consortium, which includes Apple and Samsung, wants to turn your smartphone into a car key. The tech will allow people to unlock and lock car doors, as well as start their engine and share access to their car with other smart devices.

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Al Jazeera
Uniting western Sydney's diverse communities through football

An innovative programme called 'Football United' aims to help newly-arrived refugee and migrant children integrate into their local multicultural community.

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New York Times
Warring Leaders of South Sudan Meet for Peace Talks

President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, right, greeting the Ethiopian prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, before talks with South Sudan’s opposition leader.

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New York Times
Hungary Criminalizes Aiding Illegal Immigrants

Asylum seekers crossing the border between Hungary and Serbia in 2015. Few migrants have tried to enter Hungary in the years since, but Prime Minister Viktor Orban continues to present migration as a threat to the fabric of society.

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Reuters
Frustrated Ireland calls for Brexit talks to intensify

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Brexit talks must intensify over the summer, particularly on the issue of the Irish border, or Britain risks being unable to withdraw smoothly from the European Union, Ireland's foreign minister said on Thursday.

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United Press International
U.S.-North Korea relations go beyond warhead count

President Trump's assurances North Korea is no longer a nuclear threat, following his summit with Kim Jong Un, has been met with skepticism and even ridicule.

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New York Times
What’s Behind the ‘Tender Age’ Shelters Opening for Young Migrants

Elsy Hernandez, right, a Honduran migrant, with her children Genesis, 5, center, and David, 9, on the Mexican side of a bridge to Brownsville, Tex., on Wednesday. The family has been waiting since Sunday to be allowed into the United States to ask for asylum.

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Zero Hedge
Texas Billboard: "Liberals, Please Continue Until You Have Left The ...

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, A billboard spotted in Texas is likely to send people running to safe spaces and cry rooms. The billboard tells liberals to continue driving on I-40 until they have left the “great state of Texas.” “Liberals,” the billboard reads. “Please continue on I-40 until you have left our GREAT STATE OF TEXAS.” A photo of the ...

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Fox News
ICE raids Ohio meatpacking plant, 146 arrested

Federal agents arrested more than 100 workers at an Ohio meatpacking factory on Tuesday as a part of yearlong investigation into whether the company knowingly hired undocumented immigrants.

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National Public Radio
Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication

Koko fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language and ability to interact with humans. She also gave people a glimpse of her emotions.

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CNBC
OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia just 'threw down the gauntlet' in its push to ramp up production

De-facto OPEC leader Saudi Arabia is pushing for the 14-member oil cartel to increase crude production by 1 million barrels per day (bpd) this week.

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Quartz
The real reason Apple and Google want you to use your phone less

This month Apple followed Google by announcing features to help people cut back on their tech use. Why would the companies that make your phone…

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CNBC
China warns Trump's 'capricious' trade actions will hurt US workers

China's commerce ministry warned that the interests of U.S. workers and farmers ultimately will be hurt by Washington's penchant for brandishing "big sticks."

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The Week US
Stephen Colbert digs for Stephen Miller's next 'draconian' immigration policy. Trevor Noah unloads.

"Everyone has been blaming President Trump for this week's border crisis, but it wasn't his idea alone," Trevor Noah said on Wednesday's Daily Show. "We can also thank Trump's senior policy adviser Stephen Miller." He brought out Michael Kosta and asked him how Miller, the architect of Trump's harshest immigration policies, could "support causing so much pain?" Kosta mocked him: "Calm down, snowflakes, okay? What you've got to understand is, riling up liberals is ...

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Voice of America
Japan Cancels Missile Evacuation Drills

Japan has decided to cancel evacuation drills staged to prepare the country for ballistic missile attacks from North Korea, citing the recent diplomatic thaw following last week’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump. Officials in Tochigi prefecture say an evacuation drill scheduled for next week was canceled at the government’s request. ...

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Reuters
U.S. centers force migrant children to take drugs: lawsuit

(Reuters) - Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit.

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CNN
City apologizes for role in slave trade

Inside a city hall built by forced labor, council members apologized for Charleston, South Carolina's role in the slave trade.

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The Week US
Fox News wants you to know it was the only network broadcasting Trump's campaign rally

President Trump held yet another campaign rally Wednesday night, this time in Duluth, Minnesota, and most cable news executives apparently found it not newsworthy enough to broadcast live more than two years before Trump can seek re-election. Fox News broadcast the rally, however, and don't you forget it. This chyron is amazing. pic.twitter.com/UEHZ4Nt5us — Karen Tumulty (@ktumulty) June 21, 2018 In his ...

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ABC News
West Virginia Supreme Court justice indicted

West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry has been indicted on 22 federal counts

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USA Today
ABC News falsely reports Manafort pleaded guilty to manslaughter; Trump ...

President Donald Trump blasted ABC News Wednesday evening as "fake" after the Network falsely reported on a graphic about his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort.         

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The Week US
Republican lawmaker shuts down Trump's claim that his jokes about a departing colleague were well-received: 'People were ...

President Trump patted himself on the back for trash-talking Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) in front of House Republicans, but not everyone enjoyed the show. Trump claimed that GOP leaders loved it when he joked about Sanford's recent election loss. "I want to congratulate Mark on a great race," Trump reportedly said in the meeting, calling Sanford a "nasty guy." Most accounts say that ...

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