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Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions
Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions
  • World
  • 2018-06-23 17:51:23Z

BRUSSELS (AP) - With another migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean and both Italy and Malta again refusing to let it dock, European Union leaders will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis that is threatening to undermine the entire EU.

Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant
Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

WASHINGTON (AP) - White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday in a tweet that she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump.

White House press secretary says asked to leave restaurant for working for Trump
White House press secretary says asked to leave restaurant for working for Trump
  • US
  • 2018-06-23 16:34:28Z

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Saturday that she had been asked to leave a Virginia restaurant the night before because she worked for President Donald Trump. "Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left," Sanders said on the official Press Secretary Twitter account. The Red Hen could not immediately be reached and their website did not appear to be working.

Ovince Saint Preux Banks Bonus for Submission Win: UFC Singapore Bonuses
Ovince Saint Preux Banks Bonus for Submission Win: UFC Singapore Bonuses

Ultimate Fighting Championship announced the recipients of the bonuses stemming from UFC Fight Night 132 following Saturday's event in Singapore. Ovince Saint Preux, Song Yadong, Shane Young, and Rolando Dy earned the $50,000 performance incentives. Fight of the Night honors went to featherweights

South Carolina congressional candidate seriously injured in fatal car crash
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  • 2018-06-23 15:53:06Z

Arrington, 47, was the passenger in a car driven by a friend on Friday night when a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction struck them on Highway 17 in Charleston County as they were going to Hilton Head where Arrington was to receive an award from a state medical organization, the campaign said on Twitter. "Katie sustained a fracture in her back and several broken ribs, as well as injuries that required Katie to undergo major surgery including the removal of a portion of her small intestine and a portion of her colon," the statement said. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter that two people were seriously injured and one person was killed in the crash.

Home Depot
Home Depot's $1.2 Billion Investment to Amazon-Proof Its Business

The home improvement retailer has thrived in recent years. But, far from resting, it has doubled down on building out its already impressive logistics infrastructure.

Kit Harington Arrives at His Wedding Looking FIONE
Kit Harington Arrives at His Wedding Looking FIONE

Daaaaaaamn.

Blast as Zimbabwe president campaigns; Mnangagwa not hurt
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  • 2018-06-23 15:00:11Z

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe's president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people were injured, including a vice

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's has advice for Facebook and Google: Don't make the mistake we did (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT)

The backlash against Silicon Valley is growing. Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has some advice for the likes of Facebook and Google: Accept you've screwed up, and work with regulators to fix it. As Silicon Valley battles scandals and increasing regulatory scrutiny, Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has warned Facebook and Google not to make the same mistake Microsoft did.

Pro-EU protesters march in London, demand new vote on Brexit
Pro-EU protesters march in London, demand new vote on Brexit
  • World
  • 2018-06-23 14:46:58Z

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters marched Saturday in London to demand a new referendum on leaving the European Union, as a divided Britain marked the second anniversary of its vote to quit the bloc. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Prime Minister Theresa May must deliver the "full

Seth Rogen refused Paul Ryan
Seth Rogen refused Paul Ryan's selfie request in front of the congressman's kids

Seth Rogen stopped by The Late Show on Friday to chat about work, Canada's marijuana legalization, and the time he shut down Paul Ryan's selfie request in front of his own kids. The actor told Stephen Colbert that earlier this month he shared an incredibly awkward moment with the Speaker of the House at Mitt Romney's annual political summit in Park City, Utah.  Ryan and his sons, all fans of Rogen, approached him at the event to ask for a selfie but Rogen wasn't having it. "My whole body puckered, as it were. I tensed up. And I didn't know what to do!" Rogen explained. After Ryan shook the actor's hand and requested a picture, Rogen said, "No way, man!" before proceeding absolutely drag...

Does the NFL have a referee problem?
Does the NFL have a referee problem?

Of the 17 referees on the NFL's payroll during the 2017 season, four of them have now left. Does that leave the NFL with a referee problem? It's a fair question to ask as the 2018 season approaches. While the departures of Ed Hochuli and Jeff Triplette had been known for months, the bang-bang retirements

Akoy Agau returning to Louisville as graduate transfer
Akoy Agau returning to Louisville as graduate transfer

Akoy Agau is returning to Louisville as a graduate transfer after starting his career with the Cardinals.

Definitive Proof That Solange Is The Beauty Icon We Still Don
Definitive Proof That Solange Is The Beauty Icon We Still Don't Deserve

Solange is a lot of things: daughter, mother, wife, singer, artist, actress, director. More adventurous than most, it's not easy to nail down just one trend Solange prefers, so we rounded up a few - including her newly bleached-blonde hair and notable soft spot for graphic liner. Ahead, every beauty trend Solange has mastered.

US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remains
US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remains
  • Tech
  • 2018-06-23 13:38:00Z

The U.S. military said it moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border on Saturday 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 158 metal transfer cases

Clinical Federer beats Kudla to set up Coric final in Halle
Clinical Federer beats Kudla to set up Coric final in Halle

(Reuters) - Defending champion Roger Federer extended his unbeaten run on grass to 20 matches by defeating American qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6(1) 7-5 on Saturday, and set up a Halle Open final with young Croatian Borna Coric. The pair exchanged early breaks in overcast conditions before top-seeded Federer

Apple has strong words for anyone who wants to
Apple has strong words for anyone who wants to 'jailbreak' their iPhone to run unauthorized apps (AAPL)
  • Tech
  • 2018-06-23 13:30:00Z

Some iPhone enthusiasts like to hack their own devices to apply tweaks and other unauthorized features.Apple says you shouldn't do that. Not only can jailbreaking make your iPhone run worse, and leave it more vulnerable to hackers - it can make it ineligible for service at Apple stores

Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance
Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance
  • World
  • 2018-06-23 13:10:25Z

China must lead the way in reforming global governance, the foreign ministry on Saturday cited President Xi Jinping as saying, as Beijing looks to increase its world influence. China has sought a greater say in global organizations such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and United Nations

Raising the Payroll Tax by This Much Would Fix Social Security
Raising the Payroll Tax by This Much Would Fix Social Security

Could you handle a 23% increase to your payroll tax liability?

EU supporters march in London to call for Brexit deal referendum
EU supporters march in London to call for Brexit deal referendum
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  • 2018-06-23 12:06:18Z

Thousands of supporters of the European Union gathered in central London on Saturday to call on the British government to hold a final public vote on the terms of Brexit. Two years after the country voted 52 to 48 percent to leave the world's biggest trading bloc, polls show political divisions

Federer beats Kudla to book 12th Halle final appearance
Federer beats Kudla to book 12th Halle final appearance

Defending champion Roger Federer reached his 12th Gerry Weber Open final after beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (1), 7-5 on Saturday. Federer fired 12 aces and saved six of the seven break points he faced to end Kudla's 10-set winning streak in Halle. The American had three break points when he

Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies
Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies
  • World
  • 2018-06-23 08:55:39Z

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died. He was 92.

Split families in limbo amid Trump immigration chaos
Split families in limbo amid Trump immigration chaos
  • World
  • 2018-06-23 05:29:58Z

The fate of 2,300 children wrested from their parents at the US border with Mexico remained unclear Friday two days after Donald Trump ordered an end to migrant family separations, as the president accused Democrats of spinning "phony" tales of suffering for electoral gain. Government agencies

Hyperloop: Engineers develop new high-speed form of travel
Hyperloop: Engineers develop new high-speed form of travel

Hyperloop, or tube travel, will allow humans to travel faster than the fastest high-speed train; Douglas Kennedy shares the details.

Elon Musk talks about robots all the time, but nobody else in the auto industry does - here
Elon Musk talks about robots all the time, but nobody else in the auto industry does - here's why (TSLA)
  • Tech
  • 2018-06-23 05:07:00Z

CB Insights used a linguistic algorithm to analyze 28 quarters of earnings calls from four automakers. GM, Ford, Daimler, and Tesla were included in the study. Tesla spends way more time talking about robots than the other three.

Four arrested in Pittsburgh protest calling for justice after police shooting
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  • 2018-06-23 05:06:04Z

Police made four arrests during the hours-long demonstration that wound through the streets of the Steel City as hundreds of protesters blocked intersections and major thoroughfares, disrupting rush-hour and Friday-night traffic, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a CNN affiliate reported. Protesters have taken to the streets nightly this week since Antwon Rose, 17, was shot and killed by an East Pittsburgh police officer as he ran from a vehicle after it was stopped by police who were searching for a suspect in an earlier drive-by shooting. The death of Rose was the latest in a string of killings of black men by police that have triggered street protests and fueled a renewed national...

Vinnie Paul, Co-Founder of Metal Band Pantera, Dies at 54
Vinnie Paul, Co-Founder of Metal Band Pantera, Dies at 54

Vinnie Paul, the legendary drummer and co-founder of Texas metal band Pantera, has died at the age of 54. Billboard first reported the news, later confirmed on Pantera's official Facebook page. In 1981, Paul, along with his brother Dimebag Darrell, founded Pantera in Arlington, Texas, and the group became one of the most influential metal bands of their time.

Trade action slow on first night of NHL draft
Trade action slow on first night of NHL draft

Rasmus Dahlin went first overall to the Buffalo Sabres, Commissioner Gary Bettman was booed relentlessly by the crowd all night and trade chatter didn't amount to a whole lot of movement. With the exception of one trade by the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals, the first round of the NHL draft went off without many surprises. ''That was kind of a boring first day or first round,'' Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall said.

First lady
First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online

Perhaps one day first lady Melania Trump will use her own words to illuminate her fashion "don't care" message. Tony European labels have been more Mrs. Trump's de rigueur, until Thursday's trip to a Texas center housing some of the more than 2,300 migrant children sent there after

Fact-check: Was migrant girl on US border taken from mother? Unfounded
Fact-check: Was migrant girl on US border taken from mother? Unfounded
  • World
  • 2018-06-23 02:51:39Z

Numerous photos and videos have been circulating on social media since the United States began implementing President Donald Trump's zero-tolerance policy towards illegal immigrants, leading more than 2,300 children to be separated from their parents. Two photos that went viral on social media depict

Cohen
Cohen's photo with Tom Arnold fuels Trump tape speculation
  • Tech
  • 2018-06-23 02:24:48Z

President Donald Trump's former longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen retweeted a photo of himself with comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a TV show to hunt down recordings of the president, fueling speculation Friday that Cohen has secret tapes of Trump and is willing to share them. Last

Hundreds of women march in Rio to demand legal abortion
Hundreds of women march in Rio to demand legal abortion
  • World
  • 2018-06-23 02:17:44Z

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Hundreds of women marched in Rio de Janeiro on Friday to demand the legalization of abortion in Brazil.

Mexican airline Volaris offers free flights for separated children
  • US
  • 2018-06-23 02:02:30Z

Mexican airline Volaris said on Friday it was offering free flights to reunite families separated by the "zero tolerance" immigration policy of U.S. President Donald Trump. "It hurts us to see these children without their parents and it is our vocation to reunite them," Volaris said in a statement. The airline said it would work with authorities in the United States, Mexico and Central America to offer free flights on its pre-existing routes to reunite children with their parents.

U.S. Navy drafts plans to house 25,000 immigrants at cost of $233 million
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  • 2018-06-23 02:02:30Z

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is drafting plans to house up to 25,000 immigrants on its bases and other facilities, at an estimated cost of about $233 million over six months, as the Trump administration seeks to ease a mounting crisis on the Mexican border, a U.S. official said on Friday. The official, who asked not to be named, stressed that the draft memo, which looks at setting up housing on Navy airfields in Alabama, was for planning purposes only. President Donald Trump is facing a public outcry over his policy of separating children from their migrant parents, with lawmakers struggling to get immigration legislation passed.

Parted at U.S. border by Trump policy, migrants seek their children
Parted at U.S. border by Trump policy, migrants seek their children
  • US
  • 2018-06-23 02:02:30Z

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lilian Merida-Galicia and her 7-year-old daughter were apprehended after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and separated by U.S. officials in mid-May. Since then, the 23-year-old Guatemalan has been trying to learn her daughter's whereabouts, according to her attorney, Michael Avenatti. At one point she sent a note to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

White House accuses Democrats and media of exploiting toddler photo
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  • 2018-06-23 02:02:30Z

(Reuters) - After weeks of criticism over the separation of immigrant families, the White House seized on a photo of a Honduran toddler seen sobbing at the U.S.-Mexican border to accuse Democrats and the media on Friday of exploiting the picture to push their agenda on immigration. The photograph, taken by photographer John Moore at the scene of a border detention this month, became a powerful image in the media coverage of the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexican border. Dozens of newspapers and magazines including Time and the Washington Post published the image.

Prison shares rise as U.S. eyes more migrant family detention space
  • US
  • 2018-06-23 02:02:30Z

By Sinéad Carew and April Joyner (Reuters) - Shares in private prison operators CoreCivic Inc and Geo Group rose on Friday as investors bet on increasing demand for their services after U.S. authorities asked about available capacity for the detention of immigrant families. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a request for information on Friday afternoon about potential facilities from different providers to accommodate up to 15,000 beds, ideally in several locations. The move came after U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Wednesday aimed at ending his controversial policy of separating immigrant...

Conservative Columnist George Will: Vote Against GOP In Midterms
Conservative Columnist George Will: Vote Against GOP In Midterms

Longtime conservative columnist George Will is making a case against voting

Kurt Busch fastest in final Cup practice at Sonoma
Kurt Busch fastest in final Cup practice at Sonoma

William Byron broke an axle seal and Martin Truex Jr. bruised the nose of his car in Sonoma's final practice.

Assad defies United States, presses assault in southwest Syria
Assad defies United States, presses assault in southwest Syria
  • World
  • 2018-06-22 23:53:20Z

By Angus McDowall and Tom Perry BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the country's southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and rebel officials said, in defiance of U.S. demands that President Bashar al-Assad halt the

Trump declares NKorea still poses "extraordinary threat"
  • World
  • 2018-06-22 23:46:50Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump declared Friday that North Korea still poses an "extraordinary threat" to the United States.

Roberto Osuna suspended 75 games for violating domestic violence policy
Roberto Osuna suspended 75 games for violating domestic violence policy

Osuna's suspension is retroactive to May 8 and is scheduled to be lifted on August 4.

Josh McCown, Teddy Bridgewater or Sam Darnold: Which quarterback will end the season with more snaps?
Josh McCown, Teddy Bridgewater or Sam Darnold: Which quarterback will end the season with more snaps?

The "NFL Total Access" crew debate how they think the New York Jets should plan to work with their three quarterbacks in 2018.

The Dystopian Horror Of Housing Children In An Old Walmart
The Dystopian Horror Of Housing Children In An Old Walmart

When the news broke last week that migrant children from Central America are

U.S. judge says may rule next week on reuniting migrant children
  • US
  • 2018-06-22 23:14:32Z

A federal judge said on Friday he could rule as soon as the middle of next week on a request to order the U.S. government to reunite thousands of immigrant children who were separated from their parents after illegally crossing the Mexico-U.S. border. While U.S. President Donald Trump bowed to political pressure on Wednesday and issued an executive order ending the separations, the administration has been silent on plans to reunite parents split from their children. More than 2,300 migrant children have been separated since the Trump administration began a "zero tolerance" policy toward illegal border crossings in early May. At a court hearing on Friday, a lawyer for the American Civil...

Prison shares rise as U.S. eyes more migrant family detention space
  • US
  • 2018-06-22 23:14:11Z

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a request for information on Friday afternoon about potential facilities from different providers to accommodate up to 15,000 beds, ideally in several locations. The move came after U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Wednesday aimed at ending his controversial policy of separating immigrant children from their parents caught entering the country illegally.

Separating Breastfeeding Babies From Moms Could Affect
Separating Breastfeeding Babies From Moms Could Affect 'Health For A Lifetime': Doctors

An international group of physicians condemned the Trump administration on

Mexican airline Volaris offers free flights for separated children
  • US
  • 2018-06-22 22:44:08Z

Mexican airline Volaris said on Friday it was offering free flights to reunite families separated by the "zero tolerance" immigration policy of U.S. President Donald Trump. "It hurts us to see these children without their parents and it is our vocation to reunite them," Volaris said in a statement. The airline said it would work with authorities in the United States, Mexico and Central America to offer free flights on its pre-existing routes to reunite children with their parents.

Tristan Thompson Shares First Photos of 18-Month-Old Son Prince with 2-Month-Old Daughter True
Tristan Thompson Shares First Photos of 18-Month-Old Son Prince with 2-Month-Old Daughter True

Khloé Kardashian's love has shared the first photo of him and his son Prince with newborn baby True.

Italy doubles down on anti-migrant stance ahead of EU summit
Italy doubles down on anti-migrant stance ahead of EU summit

Italy doubled down Friday on its new tough stance against migrants, insisting it could not take "one more" refugee and warned the migration crisis could put the bloc's survival at stake. Just two days before a mini summit on the issue in Brussels, Italy's three-week-old populist government dug its heels in on campaign promises to stop the influx of migrants, threatening to seize rescue ships or barring them from its ports. "We cannot take in one more person," hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told the German weekly Der Spiegel.

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