by | June 20, 2018 | 22:00

This measure was one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's campaign promises, and "was seen as one of the reasons for the Liberal's strong showing among youth voters in the 2015 election". Speaking on Parliament Hill, federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould also says the government is still working on companion legislation dealing with impaired driving, but driving under the influence of drugs has always been and will remain illegal.

by | June 20, 2018 | 21:45

This means parents are sent for federal court proceedings and separated from their children, who can not be jailed under USA law. On Tuesday, the attorneys general of 21 states called on Sessions in a letter to stop endangering children by separating them from their families.

by | June 20, 2018 | 20:45

Lewandowski talked over Petkanas' response, saying, "What I said is you can pick anything you want, the bottom line is clear". Lewandowski, a Lowell native, appeared with former senior Democratic National Committee adviser Zac Petkanas .

by | June 20, 2018 | 20:18

On the tough United Nations sanctions against North Korea , Kang echoed Washington's position that they remain in place until there is "concrete action on complete denuclearization ", but she said other undefined measures could be offered in response to Pyongyang's continued progress.

by | June 20, 2018 | 20:08

The withdrawal of support by the BJP led to the resignation by chief minister Mehbooba Mufti . The Hindu nationalist BJP had formed an alliance with regional Peoples' Democratic Party ( PDP ) in 2014. "A democratically elected government is much better any day than the Governor's rule which essentially means New Delhi's direct rule in the state where now they will have absolute control over the administration and the security apparatus".

by | June 20, 2018 | 20:00

German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted French President Emmanuel Macron on June 19, 2018 to hammer out reforms that can stop the "disintegration" of the European Union , torn by populist forces and deep discord over immigration . Amid accusations that minors were being held in cages, Senator Chris Van Hollen was among those Sunday who toured a Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, nicknamed "the dog kennel".

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:51

The third vehicle kept going when agents encountered it, and a sheriff's deputy took over the chase prior to the fatal crash, the border patrol said. Four people were pronounced dead at the scene, while a fifth later died after being airlifted to a hospital in San Antonio .

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:49

MSF, who along with French charity SOS Mediterranee were treating the migrants on board the ship, said two passengers drowned last weekend when the ship first encountered difficulties off Libya. The Dattilo , an Italian vessel, arrived at Valencia before 7 a.m. and passengers began disembarking, according to images shown by Spanish state broadcaster TVE.

by | June 20, 2018 | 19:28

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said , "We will not apologize for the job we do or for the job law enforcement does, for doing the job that the American people expect us to do". Pat Roberts of Kansas. "Papa! Papa!" one child is heard weeping in an audio file that was first reported by the non-profit ProPublica and later provided to The Associated Press.

by | June 19, 2018 | 08:46

On Sunday night, former first lady Laura Bush published a rare op-ed in the Washington Post . House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called the separation of children from parents "barbaric" and said Nielsen should resign. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican, reversed a decision to send a National Guard helicopter from his state to the Mexican border to assist in a deployment, citing the administration's "cruel and inhumane" policy.

by | June 19, 2018 | 08:26

The tear gas was set off during a fight that occurred Saturday, leading to a stampede of more than 500 people rushing for exits, according to Interior and Justice Minister Nestor Reverol. Reverol said the owner had permitted weapons into the club that threatened the "integrity" of the establishment. He only knew his 19-year-old son Luis had died because he had seen him in the morgue.

by | June 19, 2018 | 08:15

Amid fears the summit would weaken the worldwide coalition against the North's nuclear programme, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed after the meeting that sanctions would remain in place until North Korea's complete denuclearisation.

by | June 19, 2018 | 07:43

He was arrested on Wednesday night after handing himself into authorities after police released images of a man they wanted to speak to about Dixon's death. During her walk, Dixon sent a text message to a friend stating she was "almost home safe, [how about you]", The Age newspaper reported. The scene follows the victim, the murderer and the Grim Reaper, played by Dixon, the woman and another man known as Death.

by | June 19, 2018 | 06:13

Trump had pledging to re-impose tough sanctions on Iran within 180 days of pulling out of the deal, which was signed during Barack Obama's rule. India's refiners now use SBI and Germany-based Europaeisch-Iranische Handelsbank AG (EIH) to buy Iranian oil in euros, according to International Olympic Committee and other companies.

by | June 19, 2018 | 05:43

Nielsen's unexpected appearance at the daily briefing capped days of harrowing coverage of the plight of at least 2,000 children who have been separated from their parents at the USA border. When asked whether the Trump administration had taken a more hardline stance on immigration in order to send a message - as Attorney General Jeff Sessions has previously said - Nielsen responded that she "find [s] that offensive".

by | June 19, 2018 | 04:16

She asked the CSU to give her two weeks to come up with deals similar to one agreed between Turkey and the European Union in 2016, which means migrants arriving in Greece are sent back to Turkey if they do not apply for asylum. The AfD's anti-migrant policy is becoming increasingly popular in Germany as several high-profile murders by new arrivals have alarmed voters. For the the Bavarian party, however, "the real dilemma they face is between accepting the bilateral deals Merkel brokers, ...

by | June 19, 2018 | 04:02

The Chinese government said the tariffs were damaging relations and China's offer to buy up to $70 billion of additional American products was invalid. China will respond quickly to protect itself if the U.S. hurts its interests with fresh trade tariffs , a foreign ministry spokesman has said. "If there's a ban or tariff , the US can just sell to someone else", Youngberg said by telephone.

by | June 19, 2018 | 03:36

Dozens of cops were later seen outside the Walmart store. "We are shocked that this happened on our property, and our thoughts and prayers are with those injured and affected". Then she heard a popping sound from the other side of the store and someone yelling "run, run". Wohl said Day approached a family and attempted to take their vehicle but was not successful.

by | June 19, 2018 | 03:13

Occupants at Casa Padre, an immigrant shelter for unaccompanied minors, in Brownsville, Texas , U.S., are seen in this photo provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, June 14, 2018. Oliver noted that quoting the Bible to justify a hateful policy is just as arbitrary as basing policy off of Green Eggs and Ham , claiming, "We must keep children in a box".

by | June 19, 2018 | 03:04

Bills that would have made similar cuts in legal immigration failed earlier this year in the Senate, suggesting that even if the proposed package gets through the House, it would have a hard path toward ultimate passage. They say they will reject funding for a border wall that they call effectively useless and symbolically counterproductive and criticize Mr. Trump's policies as increasingly cruel.