The White House press secretary says the owner of the Red Hen in Lexington, Va., told her she had to "leave because I work for @POTUS."Social media stir »
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.
Former FBI director James Comey said he was so “ashamed” by the Trump administration’s decision to separate thousands of children from their parents at the border that he and his wife discussed telling people they were Canadian when they arrived in Ireland this week. Comey made the comments in an interview Friday at the Irish Film Institute in Dublin during a European tour to promote his book “A Higher Loyalty,” The Irish Times reported. “I am ashamed of the way my country has acted with respect of those children.
It was little over a week ago that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders stood at the podium in the briefing room, refusing to answer pointed questions from Brian Karem, executive editor of Sentinel Newspapers and a CNN political analyst, about the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that resulted in thousands of children being separated from their parents after crossing the U.S. southern border. “They come to the border with nothing and you throw children in cages.
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.
In the past month, Customs and Border Protection agents have been stopping migrants at the beginning of the bridge in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, rather than at the alternate end in El Paso, Texas. This change has sparked a new debate.
Tripoli (AFP) - Five migrants died and nearly 200 were rescued off the coast of Libya while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe in two boats, the Libyan navy said Saturday.Three children and nine women were among 94 migrants rescued on Friday
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.
People working for Amazon have written to the company's CEO, Jeff Bezos, to protest the sale of facial recognition tools and other technology to police departments and government agencies. The workers cite the use of Amazon technology by the US Department of Homeland Security and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, which have been criticised for enforcing Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy, which has seen parents separated from their children at the US border. Holocaust experts claim IBM's German subsidiary directly supplied the Nazis with technology which assisted the operation of concentration camps at Auschwitz and Treblinka.
The president also met with families whose loved ones were killed by undocumented immigrants on Friday, calling what those families had gone through “permanent separation.”
A US $2.62 billion museum-retail concept set to transform Hong Kong's waterfront now has an official name and opening timeframe: The K11 Musea will open in the fall of 2019. Described as an "ultra high-end" destination, designed for the affluent millennial
“The Daily Show” posted a mashup on Twitter Thursday that compared the coverage of President Donald Trump on Fox News to the state-controlled television in North Korea’s rhetoric on leader Kim Jong Un.They are ... alarmingly similar.PROPAGAND-OFF! Fox
A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country. Witnesses said a man tried to throw the grenade at the stage as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waved to the cheering crowd of tens of thousands shortly after he made a strong appeal for unity following months of anti-government protests. Addressing the nation minutes after he was rushed to safety, Abiy called the blast a "well-orchestrated attack" but one that failed.
Two years later, he was shot and killed by a police officer as he ran from a car during a traffic stop in East Pittsburgh. Rose, 17, was unarmed and was shot in the back three times. The Woodlands Hills School District released the poem with his mother’s permission. “I understand people believe I’m just a statistic / I say to them I’m different / I dream of life getting easier,” Rose wrote.
Lawrence gets Tom Arnold to answer questions about Michael Cohen- and Tom Arnold says Michael Cohen will tell the truth about Donald Trump.
Delta Air Lines announced Wednesday that the airline will no longer allow passengers to fly with “pit bull-type dogs” as service or support animals. The airline said the new policy comes after several employees were bitten by a pit bull. “We have determined that untrained, pit bull-type dogs posing as both service and support animals are a potential safety risk,” Delta said in a statement.
Five women were kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint while doing charity work in a remote part of India.
The killers of rapper XXXTentacion tracked his movements before shooting him dead in a robbery, police have revealed. CCTV footage studied by detectives showed two men, one in orange sandals, following XXXTentacion into a motorbike dealership, where they bought a red mask, according to court documents. A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murdering the rapper, real name Jahseh Onfroy, after he was ambushed and fatally shot in his BMW electric car in Florida.
“The Republican-controlled Congress, which waited for Trump to undo by unilateral decree the border folly they could have prevented by actually legislating, is an advertisement for the unimportance of Republican control,” Will wrote. Will’s column follows a public outcry over President Donald Trump’s zero tolerance enforcement policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, which has led to the separation of undocumented migrant children from their parents.
Kim Pack, April Kauffman's daughter, wanted to prevent Jim Kauffman from claiming her mother's life insurance policy.
When the news broke last week that migrant children from Central America are being housed in an old Walmart in Brownsville, Texas, it was just the latest indication that the U.S. is fast turning into some kind of dystopian hellscape. Walmart has long been a symbol of some of the most dehumanizing and ruthless inclinations of American capitalism. Walmart’s recently made an effort to both improve conditions for employees and support manufacturing in the U.S. But over its history, the company has helped hollow out main streets across the country, driving domestic manufacturers out of business, outsourcing more work to overseas suppliers and fueling the kind of globalization that Trump supporters purport to detest.
The U.S. military says it has moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. U.S. Forces Korea spokesman Col. Chad Carroll also said Saturday that the military sent 158 metal transfer cases to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and will potentially use them to send the remains home. North Korea agreed to send home U.S. war remains during the June 12 summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump.
The backup driver in a fatal accident between a self-driving Uber and a pedestrian in Arizona last March may have been watching an episode of NBC’s “The Voice” on her phone at the time of the crash. Records provided to investigators by Hulu show Vasquez was streaming an episode of the reality TV show on her phone when the Volvo SUV fatally struck Elaine Herzberg as she walked her bike across a dark stretch of road. Had the backup driver reacted, she could have stopped the SUV 42.61 feet short of impact, one analysis found.
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