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First lady Melania Trump issued a subtle rebuke to her husband’s administration on Sunday, saying she “hates” seeing children separated from their families by immigration authorities. In a statement to CNN’s Kate Bennett, Trump made her first public comments about the Justice Department’s new “zero tolerance” policy towards illegal border-crossing, which has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their parents and placed in juvenile detention centers. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform,” the statement, issued through the first lady’s spokeswoman, said.
Spain welcomes the 630 refugees rescued by the Aquarius after their arrival at the Port of Valencia. VALENCIA, SPAIN — The first rays of dawn were just breaking through when the small speck was spotted in the Mediterranean’s turquoise waters off eastern Spain. It was the first of a three-vessel flotilla that for the past week has captured the world’s attention, triggering harsh words from European leaders, threatening to fracture alliances, provoking upheaval and illustrating how immigration, a polarizing topic in the U.S., is becoming the most fiery issue in Europe.
The gunfire rang out in Trenton, New Jersey, during an “Art All Night” festival meant to bring the community together. Police say one suspect is dead and another is in custody.
At least five people were killed and several others injured when an SUV believed to be carrying undocumented immigrants crashed in southern Texas after being chased by Border Patrol agents. The driver was not seriously injured and taken into Homeland Security custody, Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd told reporters.
A Texas sheriff’s deputy has been accused of sexually assaulting an undocumented immigrant’s child, and blackmailing the mother with potential deportation to keep her quiet about the attacks. Jose Nunez, 47, is being held on charges of “super aggravated sexual assault” after the mother sought help at a fire department for her 4-year-old child, who had reportedly been crying out in pain. “The details of the case are quite frankly heartbreaking, disturbing, disgusting and infuriating all at the same time,” Javier Salazar, the Bexar County Sheriff, said during a press conference announcing the charges and circumstances.
Americans make up 4 percent of the world's population but owned about 46 percent of the estimated 857 million weapons in civilian hands at the end of 2017, a survey showed on Monday. The Small Arms Survey, an independent global research project based in Geneva, Switzerland, found that there were more than 1 billion firearms in the world, of which civilians owned 85 percent, while the rest were held by militaries or law enforcement agencies. The number of guns owned by civilians globally rose to 857 million in 2017 from 650 million in 2006, the survey said.
The U.S. Supreme Court took a pass on setting limits on extreme partisan gerrymandering on Monday, saying the plaintiffs in the case didn’t have standing to challenge Wisconsin’s statewide assembly map. The decision came in a case called Gill v. Whitford, which advocates had hoped would allow the court to clarify if partisan gerrymandering could be so egregious that it violated the U.S. Constitution. The court has never said partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, leaving lawmakers from both political parties free to draw lines to their advantage.
Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February, a divisive idea has gained momentum as a way to stem school shootings: arm teachers. At some schools in Ohio, armed teachers have been in classrooms for as many as five years.
While her 5-year-old granddaughter slept inside, Dede Phillips told Inside Edition affiliate WGCL that the animal attacked her with barely any warning. The bobcat managed to badly bruise her body, inflict some seriously deep wounds and even break fingers on both her hands but when she got her hands around the animal's neck, Phillips didn't let go. While Phillips could breathe easy with the animal lifeless and her granddaughter safe, she wasn't out of the woods yet.
President Trump gives a thumbs-up. As other politicians prepared for Sunday morning talk shows, President Trump circumvented the traditional press circuit once again by tweeting a blue streak on the North Korea summit and, from his perspective, the media’s failure to properly acknowledge his successes. Trump said Kim agreed to stop testing nuclear weapons and rockets and to return hostages.
A Dunkin Donuts in Baltimore is under fire for posting a sign offering customers coupons for reporting employees shouting in foreign languages. General manager posted a sign asking customers to report employees not speaking English.
MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian interviews Pastor Carl Lentz, lead pastor of Hillsong NYC Church. Pastor Lentz called Sessions use of Romans 13 a “misapplication of scripture”.
House oversight committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) threatened on Sunday to hold top FBI and Justice Department officials in contempt of Congress if they fail to comply with lawmakers’ subpoenas for sensitive documents. Earlier this year, lawmakers
A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. The incident at the Walmart in Tumwater happened about 5 p.m. A witness told KOMO-TV that people were in line when they heard gunfire in the store.
A prominent doctor has spoken out against the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the US border. Dr Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a shelter for children under the age of 12 that runs along the Texas border with Mexico. The shelter in question held 60 beds and had a little playground for children.
ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl goes one-on-one with Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist and CEO of the Trump campaign, on "This Week."
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Guatemala on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), but disaster officials said it did not cause any damage, including at the Fuego volcano where recent eruptions have killed 110 people. Strong shaking was felt but "all is calm," Guatemala's disaster agency said in a statement. A Reuters witness said tremors were not felt in the capital Guatemala City.
President Trump on Monday again tried to shift blame for his administration’s controversial policy of separating immigrant families at the border to Democrats, while others in his administration threw up a variety of confusing, misleading and sometimes contradictory explanations and defenses. “Why don’t the Democrats give us the votes to fix the world’s worst immigration laws?” the president tweeted. “Children are being used by some of the worst criminals on earth as a means to enter our country,” he continued.
Thomas Markle, the father of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made a rare television appearance in which he talked at length about missing his daughter’s wedding to Prince Harry last month. Markle, 73, told ITV’s “Good Morning Britain” on Monday how his daughter reacted when he let her know days before her Windsor Castle ceremony that he wouldn’t be walking her down the aisle because of health issues. Meghan cried, I’m sure, she did cry, and they both said, ‘Take care of yourself, we are really worried about you,’” he said.
Now that North Korea has agreed at the Singapore summit to work towards denuclearization certain elements will need to be in any nuclear deal for the agreement to be effective. Despite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s more recent suggestions that he is open to denuclearizing if the United States were to provide security guarantees for the regime, North Korea has a significantly longer history of arguing that it would never do so.
Conservative Ivan Duque won Colombia's presidential election Sunday after a campaign that turned into a referendum on a landmark 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels that he pledged to overhaul. Duque, 41, polled 54 percent to his leftist rival Gustavo Petro's 42 percent with almost all the votes counted, electoral authority figures showed. Tensions over the deal became apparent in the immediate aftermath of Duque's victory, after the president-elect lost no time in pledging "corrections" to the peace deal.
The incident at the Walmart in Tumwater happened about 5 p.m. A witness told KOMO-TV that people were in line when they heard gunfire in the store. Tumwater Police Department spokeswoman Laura Wohl said it is unclear whether the gunman was ever inside the store or if shots were fired inside, The Olympian reported .
“It’s a Wonderful Life” is one of the most beloved Christmas films of all time, Wolf points out, and it’s about a guy who contemplates ending his life. “You know what really puts me in the holiday spirit?” Wolf asked.
“She was definitely exhausted, hot, really sweaty and it took a while to drink anything,” Timber Merritt, Remy’s mother, told KFVS. Law enforcement, 1st Responders and community volunteers coming together to find a missing child.