WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Monday defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border as criticism mounted over detained immigrant parents being separated from their children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages. While Democrats blasted such treatment as “barbaric” and some Republicans also voiced concerns, Department of Homeland Security Secretary
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VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) – England captain Harry Kane declared his arrival on football’s biggest stage when he scored twice, including a stoppage-time winner, in a dramatic 2-1 victory over Tunisia as his team launched their World Cup campaign on Monday. Soccer Football – World Cup – Group G – Tunisia vs England – Volgograd Arena,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would not allow the United States to become a “migrant camp” as his administration faced a barrage of criticism for separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. Democrats and some in Trump’s own Republican Party have admonished the administration for dividing
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – The British government is fuelling support for Scottish independence by overriding the devolved Edinburgh assembly’s wishes over Brexit, the leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) in Britain’s parliament warned on Monday. FILE PHOTO – Ian Blackford MP addresses the Scottish National Party (SNP) conference in Aberdeen, Scotland, Britain, June 8, 2018.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the establishment of a sixth branch of the military to clear the way for American dominance of space. “It is not enough to merely have an American presence in space. We must have American dominance in space,” Trump said before a meeting
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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian President-elect Ivan Duque has promised to unite a divided country behind his plans to toughen a peace accord with Marxist rebels and rekindle economic growth, but he will face major challenges when he takes office in August. Presidential candidate Ivan Duque and his candidate for Vice President Marta Lucia Ramirez celebrate
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LONDON (Reuters) – A 20-metre (22-yard) high sculpture of an ancient Egyptian tomb, made from 7,506 red, white and mauve barrels, has taken temporary residence amid the aquatic wildlife on a lake in London’s Hyde Park. The floating installation – featuring two vertical sides, two slanted sides and a flat top – was unveiled on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to election reformers by declining to use high-profile cases from Wisconsin and Maryland to curb the ability of state lawmakers to draw electoral districts purely for partisan advantage. The U.S. Supreme Court is seen after the court revived Ohio’s contentious policy of purging
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