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World Thieves emptied the bank account of America's oldest living veteran
Author: 0 Thieves emptied the bank account of America's oldest living veteran

While the family doesn't know who may have stolen Overton's money, his cousin said "it'd be bad to know somebody who's been that close to him has used him like that". The 112-year-old's cousin, Volma Overton Jr., told KVUE that he noticed on June 27 that there were four debits from Overton's bank account. Since it was first created in December 2016, more than $320,000 has been raised for the WWII veteran.

World Melania Trump on way to Arizona to visit migrant shelter
Author: 0 Melania Trump on way to Arizona to visit migrant shelter

Grisham said the trip to Tucson was planned last week , after the first lady's trip to Texas was cut short due to flooding. New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd suggested that Melania Trump showed her true colors by "bizarrely" wearing the jacket - for whatever reason she had in mind.

Author: 0 Protesters march against Trump's immigration policy

Protesters carried dog crates filled with baby dolls through the streets of Atlanta on Saturday, as activists gathered to protest the Trump administration policy that led to thousands of migrant children being separated from their parents.

World Immigration bill fails as lawmakers search for a solution
Author: 0 Immigration bill fails as lawmakers search for a solution

The legislation, which Republicans dubbed the "compromise" bill, failed by a significantly bigger margin that the more conservative option. "It is harmful to kids and absolutely should NOT be the default United States policy". The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act , also known as the Goodlatte Bill because of it being introduced by Republican Congressman Bob Goodlatte from Virginia, was defeated by 121 to 300 votes in the Republican-majority House of Representatives.

World Lagos tanker accident: Boy, driver declared missing
Author: 0 Lagos tanker accident: Boy, driver declared missing

The tanker which was loaded with PMS, reportedly had a break failure. Buhari added that the priority now is to save those people who could still be in danger. Our thoughts and prayers are with them in this time of pain and grief. "As a government, we would not relent in putting measures in place to ensure safety of lives and property of all residents".

World More than a dozen Ice agents call for agency to be abolished
Author: 0 More than a dozen Ice agents call for agency to be abolished

Williams, U.S. Attorney for the District of OR said . Federal agents moved to clear protesters from the front of the Immigration and Custom Enforcement building in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday, June 28. -Mexico border, the government has not yet been able to provide clarity on the status of the more than 2,000 children who were originally separated from their parents under the "zero tolerance" policy .

World Heitkamp visits White House after Trump campaigns against her in Fargo
Author: 0 Heitkamp visits White House after Trump campaigns against her in Fargo

President Donald Trump is returning to the campaign trail Wednesday in North Dakota, the site of one of this cycle's most pivotal and competitive U.S. "Instead she went to Washington and immediately joined Chuck - you know who Chuck is - and Nancy", he told a crowd of almost 6,000 at a Fargo hockey arena.

World North Korea upgrades nuclear facility despite Trump-Kim summit, satellite images show
Author: 0 North Korea upgrades nuclear facility despite Trump-Kim summit, satellite images show

Close to 7,700 USA troops remain unaccounted for from the Korean War, and about 5,300 of those were lost in North Korea. However, the decision was criticized by many for compromising the future of the military alliance and preparedness of the combined forces as well as the future of United States troops in South Korea without the North Korean regime having demonstrated any concrete commitment towards denuclearization.

World United States says Russia's return to fold 'inevitable' as summit looms
Author: 0 United States says Russia's return to fold 'inevitable' as summit looms

After those talks, Trump said he believed Putin's denials that Russian Federation had meddled in the 2016 USA presidential election - remarks Trump later backed away from. Before a G7 meeting earlier this month, Trump suggested that Russian Federation should be invited to rejoin the group. Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 began the tide of sanctions against Russian Federation under President Barack Obama, but the Kremlin's support for the regime in Syria, alleged ...

World USA top court backs Trump Muslim travel ban
Author: 0 USA top court backs Trump Muslim travel ban

Since Trump took office, reports of crimes against Muslims in the country saw a greater spike than that following the September 11, 2001 attacks, said Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman of Council on American-Islamic Relations. Hundreds of people gathered in New York City's Foley Square on Tuesday evening to decry the Supreme Court decision. "The [order] is expressly premised on legitimate purposes: preventing entry of nationals who can not be adequately vetted and inducing other nations to improve ...

World Trump to announce Supreme Court pick July 9
Author: 0 Trump to announce Supreme Court pick July 9

Wade , because Roe v. Wade and its cases that have followed have made clear that before the time of fetal viability it's for the woman and her doctor to make the decision", Northup said. "He said he'd like the job, usually they don't say that", Trump. The first was Gorsuch, whom Trump nominated in 2017. The president's nominee must win confirmation by the Senate.

World ‘Abolish ICE!’ 575 arrested after protesters occupy US Senate building (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
Author: 0 ‘Abolish ICE!’ 575 arrested after protesters occupy US Senate building (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The women chanted slogans such as " we care " and " where are the children " in a largely peaceful standoff with police, who ordered them to leave. The Congresswoman said that she was arrested with more than 500 other women. The Women's March demonstration is part of a wave of actions against Trump, whose administration began seeking in May to prosecute all adults who cross the border without authorization.

World Crowley upset in NY democratic primary by young activist
Author: 0 Crowley upset in NY democratic primary by young activist

They've got money", Ocasio-Cortez said throughout her campaign . Ocasio-Cortez will face Republican candidate Anthony Pappas, who is running unopposed. "I can't name a single issue with roots in race that doesn't have economic implications, and I cannot think of a single economic issue that doesn't have racial implications", explained Ocasio-Cortez in an interview with The Nation last week.

World Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement
Author: 0 Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Announces Retirement

It is an urgent necessity that officials adhere to these constitutional guarantees and mandates in all their actions, even in the sphere of foreign affairs. "Justice Kennedy has been a tireless voice for individual rights and the Founders' enduring vision of limited government". Trump will likely choose a nominee who could be sympathetic to overturning the Roe v Wade decision, which legalized abortion.

World Malaysian police to quiz Najib and wife soon over haul of riches
Author: 0 Malaysian police to quiz Najib and wife soon over haul of riches

It also took eight days to count and then value the 100 different brands of watches. Amar Singh, head of the Malaysian Police commercial crime division, told a news conference that the retail cost of all the items seized from six homes linked to Mr Najib totalled between 900 million ringgit and 1.1 billion ringgit (between $303.5 million and $369.9 million).

World Pride Parade coming to Bridgetown in July
Author: 0 Pride Parade coming to Bridgetown in July

Watch highlights of the Pride Parade from 11:30 a.m. Sunday to 12:30 a.m. Monday on ABC7 . "I view Pride as a much bigger healing process", Toronto Mayor John Tory said, noting that he recently initiated an independent review of the police's handling of missing persons cases.

World Trump calls Supreme Court travel ban ruling 'a moment of profound vindication'
Author: 0 Trump calls Supreme Court travel ban ruling 'a moment of profound vindication'

President Trump already has a list of 25 candidates - 24 judges and Utah Sen. Whoever replaces him will have a massive sway in the direction of the nation's highest court, possibly for decades to come. The ban prohibits most people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States . The current policy is the third iteration of the travel ban.

World 45,000 have fled fighting in southern Syria, says UN
Author: 0 45,000 have fled fighting in southern Syria, says UN

In a report in the early hours of Tuesday, Syria's state news agency said "two Israeli missiles came down near Damascus worldwide airport". SANA said the strike happened shortly after midnight. The U.N. estimated Tuesday some 50,000 people fled their homes in the southern Deraa province over the past week, as forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad move deeper into the area.

World Macron wants anti-migrant EU states sanctioned
Author: 0 Macron wants anti-migrant EU states sanctioned

Mrs Merkel, who is fighting a domestic political crisis with her coalition partners over migration , said she was seeking "bilateral and trilateral" deals to cope with short-term migration pressures. A Danish cargo ship carrying more than 100 rescued migrants and not covered by Italy's ban on charity ships was permitted to dock on Tuesday in Pozzallo on the Italian island of Sicily.

World Cardi B donates USD8k to murdered teen's family
Author: 0 Cardi B donates USD8k to murdered teen's family

There is also outrage at workers in the bodega , because surveillance video of the attack shows that they did nothing to help him. National Basketball Association star Carmelo Anthony and his wife, actress Lala Anthony , visited Guzman-Feliz's mother, Leandra Feliz , in her Bronx apartment and stopped by the teen's vigil set up outside the bodega where he was killed.

World UK ministers tell companies to stop Brexit warnings
Author: 0 UK ministers tell companies to stop Brexit warnings

This is the prime minister's position, too. "Accordingly, we believe now is the time to issue instructions to United Kingdom authorities to accelerate their preparations for "no deal" and a move to a World Trade Deal under WTO rules that, after all, govern the vast majority of global trading arrangements today ".

World Texas Attorney Working to Reunite Families at the Border
Author: 0 Texas Attorney Working to Reunite Families at the Border

He says if the House doesn't act, the nation will see "this human tragedy" continue to happen along the border. An ICE officer replied in a note in English: "I do not have this information". But, in a series of Twitter posts early on Friday, he said House Republicans should drop efforts to pass comprehensive immigration legislation until after the November elections.

Author: 0 Trump calls for deporting illegal immigrants with 'no judges or court cases'

Trump raised the stakes, implying that he would like to further curb the legal rights of illegal immigrants, writing: "We can not allow all of these people to invade our Country". "By the way we want people to come into the county, but on merit". The Trump administration called last year for the expansion of the expedited removals program to immigrants who have been in the country illegally for up to two years.

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Author: 0 Kushner: "I’m Not sure that Abbas is able to make peace"

Al-Quds dedicated its main front page story to efforts by the United States to impose its so-called "deal of the century" on the region and the trip two USA officials, Jarod Kushner and Jason Greenblatt, are now making to the region to sell their plan, which is rejected in total by the Palestinians and who are boycotting the U.S.

World Lake County Residents Evacuated as Winds Fuel Fast-Moving Fire
Author: 0 Lake County Residents Evacuated as Winds Fuel Fast-Moving Fire

The fire, which broke out about 5:20 p.m. Saturday, has already destroyed 12 structures and threatens another 600. It resulted in a mandatory evacuation for Spring Valley, which sits east of Clear Lake off Highway 20, as well as the areas of Quail Creek and Wolf Creek, said Will Powers, Cal Fire spokesman.

World Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager
Author: 0 Police make arrests in killing of Bronx teenager

Onlookers stood by as the suspects attacked and fled the scene. Since his passing, memorials have taken form. The hashtag #JusticeForJunior has gone viral, and a GoFundMe page set up to financially support his family has far surpassed its $15,000 goal.

World Teen Soccer Team Trapped in Cave Remain Missing
Author: 0 Teen Soccer Team Trapped in Cave Remain Missing

One of their mothers raised the alarm when her son did not return from football training that evening. It said the mother last spoke to her son when he told her in the afternoon he was with the group visiting a cave inside the Tham Luang-Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in Chiang Rai's Mae Sai district.

World US not putting timeline on N Korea denuclearisation
Author: 0 US not putting timeline on N Korea denuclearisation

The United States, in the meantime, is preparing " specific asks " in a timeline that will be presented to North Korean officials as a result of the recent historic summit, Reuters reported. Pompeo said a week ago he would likely travel back to North Korea "before too terribly long" to try to flesh out commitments made at the summit. Mattis, at the start of a week-long trip that includes stops in China, South Korea and Japan, said Trump's guidance on suspending military drills applied not ...

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