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World Federal Judge Orders Trump Administration to Reinstate DACA Program
Author: 0 Federal Judge Orders Trump Administration to Reinstate DACA Program

Bates ruled in late April that the administration must restore the DACA program and accept new applications. One of the reasons given by the Trump administration for ending the program is that DACA was created by executive order during the Obama years and can be ended in similar fashion.

World One of California's 17 major fires exploded over the weekend
Author: 0 One of California's 17 major fires exploded over the weekend

Elsewhere in California the two-week-old Carr Fire on Saturday claimed the life of 21-year-old apprentice lineman Jay Ayeta, who died when his vehicle crashed as he worked with crews in unsafe terrain in Shasta County, according to PG&E corporation.

World Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016
Author: 0 Trump says his son sought information on Clinton from Russians in 2016

Trump's eldest son confirmed the meeting in June 2016, but claimed the lawyer provided no useful information and eventually turned the subject toward policies on Russian adoption that had been curtailed in response to USA sanctions. When news of the meeting first surfaced a year ago, Trump Jr said in a statement that he and Veselnitskaya had mostly discussed a suspended programme for Americans to adopt Russian children., although he has since admitted that he knew he would be offered "dirt" ...

World Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 11 dead, 70 wounded
Author: 0 Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 11 dead, 70 wounded

Of those 63, three of the people that were shot steps from my church on the west side, one shot in the head and two others were critically wounded. "The police department isn't here to raise children, we're not". "Is it good when you have someone, a loved one who is shot? No". A 32-year-old man was shot twice in the arm and a 33-year-old man was shot in the hip.

World Australia announces extra $192m aid package for drought-hit farmers
Author: 0 Australia announces extra $192m aid package for drought-hit farmers

THE Federal Government's emergency drought support package announced earlier today has been enthusiastically welcomed by producer bodies at state and federal level. According to Brian Egan of Aussie Helpers, a charity for farmers, the sheer amount of paperwork to access the Farm Household Allowance means farmers have to spend about $2000 on an accountant to verify their figures every month.

Author: 0 President urged to stop tweeting on Trump Tower meeting

Recent news about the focuses of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation, however, has added another layer Trump would be wise to consider . But there are potential criminal concerns as well. However, legal experts say that Mr Trump Jr could fall foul of campaign finance laws, which prohibit accepting anything of value from a foreign government or foreign national.

World 9-year-old robbed at lemonade stand in Monroe
Author: 0 9-year-old robbed at lemonade stand in Monroe

It's reported he got away with the child's earnings of $17. The boy had less than $20 in cash on him, police spokesman Tony Underwood told ABC News affiliate WSOC . "In today's world, people are very bold", he said. "That one takes it to a new level". Smith said his son was back out selling lemonade on Sunday and will continue to sell, but they will be taking more safety precautions from now on.

World Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort
Author: 0 Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort

Rick Gates , a former campaign official for U.S. President Donald Trump , departs U.S. District Court after he and Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort attended a hearing in the first charges stemming from a special counsel investigation of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election in Washington, U.S., October 30, 2017.

World Italy Explosion: Truck Crash Sparks Huge Fireball On Motorway Near Bologna
Author: 0 Italy Explosion: Truck Crash Sparks Huge Fireball On Motorway Near Bologna

More than a dozen people were seriously injured, local media said. The police blockaded the motorway in Bologna's Borgo Panigale area - where the blast occurred. Google Maps/HuffPost UK The explosion took place in the northern Italian city of Bologna on Monday. Italian firefighters tweeted that they had sent multiple rescue and emergency squads, including one from their urban search and rescue team.

World Michelle’s charming message to Barack Obama as he turns 57
Author: 0 Michelle’s charming message to Barack Obama as he turns 57

Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed the bill into law on August 6, 2017, making this year the first that the holiday is celebrated. IL government offices remained open Saturday as the home state of former President Barack Obama commemorated his birthday under a new state law.

World Hawaii braces for Category 3 hurricane
Author: 0 Hawaii braces for Category 3 hurricane

Hurricane Hector maintained strength as a powerful Category 3 storm in the Eastern Pacific overnight as it continued moving closer to the Central Pacific. At this far distance, it can still change directions and avoid the Big Island of Hawaii altogether, but the high speeds of a hurricane combined with the erupting Kilauea volcano is a concern.

World Iran refuses talks with United States under coercion
Author: 0 Iran refuses talks with United States under coercion

Iranian authorities have barely mentioned days of protests in the major cities of Isfahan, Shiraz, Mashhad and Tehran , driven by concerns over water, the economy and wider anger at the political system. Following Trump's decision to quit the historic Iran nuclear pact on May 8, the United States vowed to reimpose sanctions lifted under the accord against Iran and inflict punishments like secondary sanctions on nations that have business links with Iran.

World Real estate takes center stage in Manafort trial
Author: 0 Real estate takes center stage in Manafort trial

Showing Manafort paid with offshore bank accounts is part of the prosecution's attempt to show the jury that Manafort hid money overseas on which he failed to pay taxes. The proceedings ended before Manafort attorney Kevin Downing could cross-examine her. Paul Manafort , President Trump's onetime campaign chairman, is on trial in federal court in Alexandria on bank and tax fraud charges.

Author: 0 3 dead in Orange County plane crash

The plane was headed to John Wayne Airport, according to the Los Angeles Times , which also reported the plane hit a vehicle but did not injure anyone on the ground. No one on the ground was injured, but an unoccupied auto in the parking lot was extensively damaged. "It was so heartbreaking just seeing the plane crumbled into pieces", one witness told The Los Angeles Times .

World Britain's Labour leader sees 'real problem' of anti-Semitism in party
Author: 0 Britain's Labour leader sees 'real problem' of anti-Semitism in party

However, he categorically refuted accusations that if the party was to be elected to government, that it posed an "existential threat" to Jewish life in Britain. A spokesman said: "There is no trust left". A subsequent internal Labour report on the matter - released by The Jewish Chronicle after being suppressed by Labour's National Executive Committee - found that "there have been some incidents of anti-Semitic behaviour", and recommended "disciplinary procedures".

World France to ban smartphones in schools
Author: 0 France to ban smartphones in schools

Le Monde-the French newspaper reported that the devices would only be permitted to students who have got some disability or would be allowed for educational reasons only. However, some politicians were less welcoming of the new law, with some abstaining from the vote altogether. However, the law lets the students use the mobile phones between the classes, but not during the class.

World 'Starving' children are found on U.S. compound
Author: 0 'Starving' children are found on U.S. compound

A child-welfare agency took custody of the children, who ranged in age from 1 to 15. Hogrefe described the compound as "the saddest living conditions and poverty" he has seen in 30 years on the job. Photos released by the sheriff's office show a ramshackle bunker with no apparent electricity or plumbing. While a warrant was issued, criminal charges were not filed against his dad, Siraj Wahhaj, as authorities say there was no custody issue and they simply wanted to know where the child was.

World Dean wins Tennessee Dem primary for governor
Author: 0 Dean wins Tennessee Dem primary for governor

Senate are former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen , Gary Davis and John Wolfe. If elected, he will become the first Democrat to win a Senate campaign in the Volunteer State since Al Gore in 1990. CLARKSVILLENOW - President Donald Trump endorsed Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee on Twitter Friday. She and former Gov. Phil Bredesen, who won the state's Democratic primary on Thursday, have long looked past the primaries to their upcoming general election matchup.

World Progressive Conservatives Announce Cancellation of Basic Income Program
Author: 0 Progressive Conservatives Announce Cancellation of Basic Income Program

We're a little more than a year in now and the Doug Ford Progressive Conservative government has made a decision to scrap the whole thing. On the question of how the government determined that a pilot project is ineffective, even to the end, MacLeod was just told that this program "does what was created, and quite expensive".

World Iran: China
Author: 0 Iran: China "pivotal" to salvaging its nuclear deal

Experts see a number of possible outcomes for the current USA policy toward Iran. Trump's supposed reversal in tone was, however, not entirely unanticipated. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said in a press conference that the United States has to have respect for Iran and global law in order for dialogue to occur, according to IRNA news agency.

World Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy, freezes new trade deals
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia expels Canadian envoy, freezes new trade deals

In a statement, the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs accused Canada of making "false" statements and interfering with Saudi internal affairs, and said ambassador Dennis Horak was no longer welcome in the country. In its statement on Sunday, the Saudi foreign ministry suggested that the Canadian foreign ministry's demand was tantamount to interference in Riyadh's affairs and warned that any further action would be seen as a license to meddle in Canadian affairs.

World Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill
Author: 0 Assassination by drone? Venezuela's President avoids plot to kill

In a series of posts on social media, the group said that it had planned to fly two drones but that military snipers shot them down. "This was an attempt to kill me", he said later in an impassioned retelling of the event. This can only benefit "the enemies of the people and of the government of that country." said foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi. Firefighters at the scene in Caracas on Saturday have disputed the official version.

World State media says China's response to latest U.S. tariffs restrained, rational
Author: 0 State media says China's response to latest U.S. tariffs restrained, rational

European soybean imports from the USA were likely to increase naturally. The move was in reaction to a threat from Washington earlier this week to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent from 10 percent. Trump portrays the tariffs as a tax on foreigners, but the reality is that tariffs are taxes on USA companies and consumers. Washington also wants China to stop subsidizing Chinese companies with cheap loans, claiming that this allows them to compete ...

World USGS: Magnitude-6.4 quake strikes Indonesia's Lombok island
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A 6.4-magnitude quake struck Indonesia's Lombok and Sumbawa islands on Sunday, killing at least 14. Picture taken July 29, 2018. Dramatic footage filmed by guides on the mountain at the time of the quake showed huge landslides near the crater lake.

World Bishop Daniel Thomas Releases Statement on Death Penalty
Author: 0 Bishop Daniel Thomas Releases Statement on Death Penalty

For his part , Pope Francis has called capital punishment "unacceptable", insisting that whatever its form, it entails "cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment". "One of the rationales for the death penalty in Catholic teaching historically was to protect society", Burke said. That lead to a dispute between the governor and attorney general, when Landry announced his office would no longer defend challenges to the state's execution protocol.

World Suspected Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow
Author: 0 Suspected Russian spy worked in US embassy in Moscow

Secret Service before the state department's regional security office grew suspicious of her in 2016. A senior administration official told CNN: "We figure that all of them are talking to the FSB, but she was giving them way more information than she should have".