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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association convention in New Orleans, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
United Methodist Church chides Sessions over border policyMore than 600 members of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' church are denouncing him over the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
A round-the-clock vigil is underway ICE headquarters in Portland, Ore.  About two dozen protesters gathered Tuesday, June 17, 2018, for a round-the-clock vigil and vowed not to leave until the policy was changed. (Beth Nakamura /The Oregonian via AP)
The Latest: Pope criticizes separating families at borderPope Francis is criticizing the Trump administration's immigration policies, saying he agrees with U.S. Catholic bishops that separating children from their parents at a border is "immoral."
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Maddow Apologizes for Losing It Over Migrant Kids"Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border to at least three 'tender age' shelters in South Texas," reads the first line of an AP story that proved too much for Rachel Maddow on Tuesday. "I apologize for...
Newser47 minutes ago
FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honeyThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is backing off its plan to label pure natural products like maple syrup and honey as containing added sugars
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Homeland Security Chief Heckled in Mexican RestaurantHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, one of the main defenders of the administration's harsh border policies , decided to dine at a Mexican restaurant Tuesday night. It did not go well. Protesters entered the MXDC restaurant in Washington and confronted Nielsen and her dinner companion about the family separation policy, the...
Newser1 hour ago
Despite the odds, Turkey's opposition mounts tough challengeTurkey's airwaves and billboards are dominated by speeches and campaign ads for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of Sunday's presidential and parliamentary elections
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Bolton: NK has 'dramatic choice,' talks will move quicklyPresident Trump's national Security adviser says North Korea is facing a "decisive and dramatic choice" on whether to give up its nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Report: Trump Meeting With House GOP 'Didn't Move Needle'President Trump met with House Republicans Tuesday amid mounting public outrage over the separation of children from their families at the border—but insiders say that while the closed-door address was vintage Trump, he didn't leave lawmakers with a clear path to a deal on immigration. Lawmakers say Trump told...
Newser2 hours ago
A round-the-clock vigil is underway ICE headquarters in Portland, Ore.  About two dozen protesters gathered Tuesday, June 17, 2018, for a round-the-clock vigil and vowed not to leave until the policy was changed. (Beth Nakamura /The Oregonian via AP)
House GOP gets little direction from Trump on immigrationHouse Republican leaders searching for a way to tamp down the controversy over family separations at the border get little clear direction from Trump
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This undated photo provided by HHS’ Administration for Children and Families shows the shelter used to house unaccompanied foreign children in Tornillo, Texas. (HHS’ Administration for Children and Families via AP)
No clear plan yet on how to reunite parents with childrenTrump administration officials have no clear plan on how to reunite some of the 2,300 minors separated from their families at the border as a result of a zero-tolerance policy of criminally prosecuting anyone caught entering the U.S. illegally
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United States is about to quit the United Nation’s main human rights body, primarily over Washington’s claim that the Human Rights Council is biased against Israel. The move would be the Trump administration’s latest snub of the international community. The U.S. State Department said Friday, June 15, 2018 no decision has been made to leave. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File)
US leaving UN's Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel biasU.S. leaving the U.N. Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley calls an organization "not worthy of its name"
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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