The European Union is set to slap tariffs on $3.4 billion in U.S. products, with India and Turkey taking action, too. But the biggest showdown is with this nation.'Destroying markets — both foreign and domestic' »
The demonstration took place just days after she fled a Mexican restaurant in Washington while being heckled by protesters. The protest, organized by the progressive group CREDO Action, took place at 7:30 a.m. In the pouring rain, protesters shouted several chants over megaphones, held posters that read “Child Snatcher” and played the audio clip released by ProPublica over a speaker system. Protestors are outside of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s Alexandria townhouse, playing audio of the detained children.
Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was on Thursdayofficially indicted on charges of aggravated fraud and breach of trust, according to the Justice Ministry. The indictment charged that Sara Netanyahu and a government employee misused state money by obtaining $100,000 for catered meals while falsely claiming the prime minister’s residence did not employ a cook. The indictment is a major escalation in a lengthy series of criminal investigations involving the Netanyahu family, which have focused on allegations of bribery, graft and fraud.
Rachel Maddow shares reporting from the Washington Post that the National Enquirer sent stories about Donald Trump to Michael Cohen for approval before publishing and took suggestions for stories about Hillary Clinton from Trump.
The country announced an end to the ban on women drivers last fall, opening women-only driving schools. As of this weekend, women there will be able to drive on real roads.
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Charles Krauthammer has died, The Washington Post confirmed Thursday. The announcement came nearly two weeks after the columnist and Fox News personality revealed in a Washington Post column that he only had weeks left to live.
North and South Korea agreed Friday to resume reunions for families separated by the Korean War in August -- the first such meetings since 2015 and the latest step in a remarkable diplomatic thaw on the peninsula. Millions of people were separated during the 1950-53 conflict that sealed the division of the two Koreas. The resumption of the reunions was among the agreements reached between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in at their landmark summit in April.
Children held at facilities such as the Shiloh Treatment Center in Texas are almost certain to be administered the drugs, irrespective of their condition, and without their parents' consent, according to the lawsuit filed by the Los Angeles-based Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law. The Shiloh center, which specializes in services for children and youths with behavioral and emotional problems, did not respond immediately to a request for comment. The lawsuit was filed on April 16, days after the introduction of the Trump Administration's "zero tolerance" policy to separate children from parents who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.
The complaint had been initially brought against the farmer by animal rights group, Care. The precedent “paved the way for outlawing dog meat consumption entirely,” she added, revealing that Care intends to file complaints against “many more” dog farmers.
Five women were kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint while doing charity work in a remote part of India.
Hundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious and advocacy communities held a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes to represent 85,000 refugees who were not allowed into the U.S. in 2018, carried orange
Migrant children as young as 11 years old have reported suffering physical and verbal abuse from staff in at least three separate child detention centers after being apprehended at the border, according to multiple lawsuits. The allegations are in court filings that predate the Trump administration’s zero tolerance policy on border crossings, which has separated more than 2,000 children from their parents. In affidavits submitted to the court in two federal lawsuits in 2017 and 2018, children in Office of Refugee Resettlement-contracted facilities described being sent to solitary confinement, cursed at by staff and strapped to chairs with bags over their heads after acting out.
WASHINGTON ― Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and other Republican leaders thought President Donald Trump could be the magic bullet for accomplishing the elusive GOP goal of passing an immigration bill. After telling House Republicans Tuesday night that he backed both of their immigration proposals “1,000 percent,” Trump has gone soft.
Thousands of bourbon barrels were piled in a massive heap Friday after a large section of a whiskey storage warehouse collapsed at a distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country. About 9,000 barrels filled with aging bourbon were affected by the warehouse collapse at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, said Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding.
First, his administration is ending forced family separation by massively expanding the government’s capability to detain children with their parents. “Conditions in U.S. detention facilities, which include forcing children to sleep on cement floors, open toilets, constant light exposure, insufficient food and water, no bathing facilities, and extremely cold temperatures, are traumatizing for children,” wrote Colleen Kraft, the AAP’s president. Second, there are no plans to reunite the approximately 2,300 previously separated children with their parents.
If Johnny Depp was ever concerned his new Rolling Stone profile might make him seem like a normal down-to-earth guy, he doesn’t have to worry. Last summer, Depp’s longtime business manager filed a legal complaint against the actor alleging negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. Joel Mandel from The Management Group described him as a spendthrift whose extravagance has left him nearly broke.
By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan offered to allow a rebel representative to join its government on Friday, but ruled out Riek Machar, saying they had "had enough" of the rebel leader after five years of civil war. "Machar cannot be part of government. Despite that dismissal, Lueth said South Sudan's President Salva Kiir would meet his arch-rival and former vice president Machar for face-to-face talks again next week.
Humboldt State University is investigating the now-viral video of a woman’s violent arrest by campus police after it was posted to Facebook Sunday. Samantha Luna, 20, and her friends were pulled over by officers near the Northern California
The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general is auditing the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Southwest Airlines Co after a midair incident in which an engine exploded and one person was killed. The inspector general said "our objective is to assess FAA’s oversight of Southwest Airlines’ systems for managing risk." The office will write a report after it completes the review and may make recommendations. A Southwest Boeing 737 engine failed in midair on April 17 after it lost a fan blade, killing one passenger.
The Virginia-class is orders of magnitude quieter and offers far better sensors and carries more weapons. The newer vessels are far more effective against threats like the Kilo than their Los Angeles-class predecessors. Buying as many Virginias as possible becomes especially important as more and more potential adversaries procure advanced diesel-electric boats like the Kilo or the even more capable Russian-built Amur.
A 17-year-old girl, one of the 13 children held captive and tortured by her parents in California, told a 911 operator about the horrors she experienced. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.
First lady Melania Trump arrived in McAllen, Texas, on Thursday to visit a detention center for undocumented immigrant children. She initiated the visit on Tuesday — one day before President Donald Trump signed an executive order to stop separating undocumented
US Border Patrol set up a temporary inland checkpoint on a Maine interstate, a move civil rights advocates say raises concerning questions about constitutional protections under the Trump administration. The inland checkpoint was first reported by the Bangor Daily News, which sent reporters to drive through the Interstate 95 stop and ask a few questions of the Border Patrol officers there. Drivers arriving at the checkpoint, which was there for 11 hours, were being asked citizenship questions before the agents were allowing them to proceed.
Anthony Bourdain had no narcotics in his system when he killed himself this month, according to a French judicial official. The celebrity chef and CNN host died June 8 at the age of 61 in a hotel room in Kaysersberg, France. The death was ruled suicide by hanging, and a toxicology report was ordered. Christian de Rocquigny, the local prosecutor in charge of the investigation, told The New York Times no narcotics were found in Bourdain’s body, just a trace of a nonnarcotic medicine in line with a therapeutic dose.
Hundreds of protesters enraged over an East Pittsburgh police officer’s fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen poured into the streets for the second straight night, demanding justice for 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. A large crowd blocked Interstate Highway 376 in the city, shutting down portions for more than five hours into early Friday. Chanting, “No justice, no peace,” and “Say his name, Antwon Rose Jr.,” protesters blocked the highway in both directions, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported. Pittsburgh’s WTAE-TV reported one person was arrested before the highway was reopened to traffic around 2:30 a.m.
Italy's populist, anti-migrant interior minister said Friday that Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued from rubber dinghies off the Libyan coast to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters. "We ask humanly and politically that Malta finally opens one of its ports and lets these desperate people disembark," and then seize the ship, Matteo Salvini said. Malta responded that it would "act according to the laws and applicable conventions," without further explanation.