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There have also been suggestions that drilling could be another way to get to the boys, and to help them out. Rescuers had been hopeful of getting through a cave and to a larger, deeper chamber, informally named Pattaya Beach, where the group, members of the Wild Boar soccer team, is believed to have been trapped by the rising water.
  • Susan Sarandon arrested at anti-Trump immigration rally

    Susan Sarandon arrested at anti-Trump immigration rally

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    The policy led to the separation of over 2,000 children from their migrant parents since the administration introduced the new stance in early May. Stay strong". Numerous women were wearing silver blankets resembling those provided to children in detention centers. Following worldwide outcry, Trump recently backed off from separating migrant children from their parents, though the White House continues to insist that the "zero-tolerance" policy remains in place.
  • United Nations migration agency rejects Trump nominee accused of anti-Muslim bigotry

    United Nations migration agency rejects Trump nominee accused of anti-Muslim bigotry

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    During his presidential campaign, Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States". An American has held the post on all but one occasion since 1951, but comments by Isaacs and Trump as well as administration policies surrounding immigration and refugees that have included a travel ban from several countries and the separation of children from parents requesting asylum may have hampered his chances.
  • Won't put timeline on N. Korea denuclearisation: Pompeo

    Won't put timeline on N. Korea denuclearisation: Pompeo

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    At the hearing, Pompeo fielded dozens of questions about U.S. diplomatic efforts to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula, which culminated in a leaders' summit earlier this month between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. "The summit pledge is important, but it was not a written agreement that laid out what the North Koreans have to do - that doesn't exist right now, so I'm not surprised they are continuing to operate their facilities", said Joel Wit, a Senior Fellow at the Stimson ...
  • Italy blocks joint text on trade, defense at European Union summit

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    Tsipras said any agreement with Germany would not have significant knock-on effects on Greece as only between 50 to 100 asylum seekers a month are crossing the country's northern border, according to the report. "Europe has many challenges but migration could end up determining Europe's destiny", she told German lawmakers. "Either we manage it, so others in Africa believe that we are guided by values and believe in multilateralism, not unilateralism, or nobody will believe any longer in the ...
  • United Kingdom officials tolerated 'inexcusable' abuse of USA detainees, report finds

    United Kingdom officials tolerated 'inexcusable' abuse of USA detainees, report finds

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    It revealed that the domestic security agency MI5 and the overseas agency MI6 were far more involved in the torture and rendition of suspects than previously believed. The committee also found 28 cases where intelligence agencies suggested, planned or agreed to rendition operations and three cases where they offered to make a financial contribution to conduct a rendition operation.
  • Chicago Pride Parade on North Side celebrates equality

    Chicago Pride Parade on North Side celebrates equality

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    Victoria Justice made a colorful statement as she sat on amfAR and Amazon's float at the NYC Pride parade today. Olivia Nadler, a CT resident attending her third parade, said "people that are oppressed are not going to go away, they're not going to be quiet, they're not going to be ignored".
  • Supreme Court ruling upholds Trump's travel ban

    Supreme Court ruling upholds Trump's travel ban

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    Mr. Trump first revised his policy in March 2017, cutting Iraq out of the original list of banned countries and issuing more narrow restrictions, as well as laying out a more thorough justification for why the policy was necessary. "We express no view on the soundness of the policy", Justice Roberts added. Women in no-abortion states who still wanted to terminate their pregnancies would be forced to choose between travelling to liberal states , getting an illegal abortion, or ...
  • Israeli missiles land in Damascus

    Israeli missiles land in Damascus

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    Other pro-government media said the army intends to bring the entire province under its control and is likely to move on to western Daraa, where it conducted a series of airstrikes Monday. The United States and Russia, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's most powerful ally, past year agreed a "de-escalation" zone in the area that has helped to contain the violence there.
  • En Jordanie, William sur les traces de la famille Middleton

    En Jordanie, William sur les traces de la famille Middleton

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    Non loin de là, dans l'historique Jaffa, il a marqué des penalties à un gardien de 13 ans participant à un programme du Centre Peres pour la paix en faveur de l'entente entre juifs et Arabes . Au lendemain de cette visite dans la ville blanche, le Duc de Cambridge se rendra à Ramallah en Cisjordanie, où il doit rencontrer Mahmoud Abbas. Il vise à aller au-devant des populations, de leur jeunesse, de leur culture et de leurs forces d'innovation, disent-ils.
  • Turquie : Erdogan revendique la victoire à l'issue d'élections disputées

    Turquie : Erdogan revendique la victoire à l'issue d'élections disputées

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    Erdogan vainqueur du volet présidentiel du scrutin dès le premier tour, face notamment au candidat social-démocrate Muharrem Ince . Quelque 59 millions d'électeurs étaient appelés à voter pour ce double scrutin présidentiel et législatif qui marquera le passage du système parlementaire en vigueur à un régime hyper-présidentiel voulu par Recep Tayyip Erdogan , mais décrié par ses opposants.
  • Les premiers résultats en Turquie placent Erdogan largement devant

    Les premiers résultats en Turquie placent Erdogan largement devant

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    Muharrem Ince , chef de file du CHP , n'a fait aucun commentaire concernant les résultats et a convoqué une conférence de presse pour la mi-journée à Ankara. Erdogan, qui règne sur la Turquie depuis 15 ans et a été réélu pour un nouveau mandat de cinq ans, a noué une relation étroite avec Vladimir Poutine ces dernières années, malgré une année de crise après la destruction en 2015 d'un bombardier russe par l'armée turque à la frontière syrienne.
  • Erdogan largement en tête — Présidentielle en Turquie

    Erdogan largement en tête — Présidentielle en Turquie

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    Erdogan a défendu cette transformation qu'il a qualifiée de "révolution démocratique", pendant que des partisans scandaient son nom devant le bureau de vote. Erdogan était attendu plus tard dans la soirée. "Nous sommes derrière lui en tant que nation". Le comptage des voix pour le volet législatif du double scrutin est plus lent.
  • English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins Ugliest Dog contest

    English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins Ugliest Dog contest

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    Brainard drove 30 hours with her family from Anoka, Minnesota, to enter her dog in the competition. Dogs in the competition flaunt their imperfections as they walk down a red carpet with their owners. A panel of judges evaluates the ugliness of a dog and decides the victor. " Zsa Zsa was then purchased by Underdog Rescue". This year's contestants included a blackhead-covered Chinese Crested-Dachshund mutt, a mixed-breed bulldog with excessive wrinkly skin, and a Pekingese named Wild Thang.