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Source: CBS News

At rally in Minnesota, Trump says border will stay "tough"

Friday 00:39 GMT

Mr. Trump said the U.S. will still be "tough" at the border, despite that policy change by executive order, a policy change Mr. Trump had said only days ago couldn't be done by executive order.

President Trump was in his element Wednesday night at a rally in Duluth, Minn., where supporters cheered him on as he blasted illegal immigration, praised his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, promoted his new "Space Force" and mocked protesters.

Source: ABC News

Heartbreaking stories of children impacted by border crisis

Thursday 22:51 GMT

The stories of the children caught in the crosshairs of the "zero tolerance" policy at the border are resonating with people across the country.

The recording first reported and released by ProPublica of crying children in one of the shelters included the voices of a number of distraught children, and one of them has since been identified. Over the past eight months, the boy, now 10, opened up - telling caseworkers the story of his and his father's treacherous journey to what they thought would be the land of promise.

Source: BBC

Why a Fox walkout over migrants unlikely

Thursday 22:51 GMT

"The fact that Fox News stands up for him night after night after night and we're in the crucible of this very tense and emotional - and I'll just say painful - application of this policy of separating immigrant families is I think it's just come bursting up like a volcano waiting to explode."

With Disney and Comcast both bidding for Fox's entertainment empire, Hollywood's Fox employees won't be connected with Fox News for long.

Source: New York Times

Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy

Thursday 22:51 GMT

“We have a very strong economy, and if the trade negotiations are successful, it’ll be even stronger,” said Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. He added that the president was “impatient to fix broken policies,” with trade at the top of the list after last year’s tax overhaul and deregulation effort.

The American economy has picked up speed and is now on course to expand this year at the fastest rate in more than a decade.

Source: DW

German police set up fake traffic accident to test how many will stop

Thursday 22:51 GMT

German police set up a fake road accident to test the response of passers-by on national road safety day, they said on Wednesday.

Besides, with an expansive train and public transportation system in the country, you might not even want to hop into your car, but board a train and put up your feet!.

Source: The Guradian

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern goes into hospital to give birth

Thursday 22:51 GMT

Since then she and Gayford had posted a photo to social media of Ardern working at her Auckland electorate office. Many will be watching Peters closely, while is acting prime minister - he has already backed away from a hallmark crime and justice policy and revealed he is suing heads of departments of his own government.

A statement from the prime minister’s office said Ardern and her partner, Clarke Gayford, arrived at Auckland hospital at 5.50am on Thursday.

Source: Common Domain

Gawande to Head Health Venture of Berkshire, Amazon, JPMorgan

Thursday 22:51 GMT

& Co. named prominent surgeon and researcher Atul Gawande as chief executive of their new venture that aims to overhaul workers’ health care.

Together, Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan have more than one million employees, though not all of them in the U.S.. The three partners in the joint venture had an in-depth process to select the new CEO. Todd Combs, an investment officer at Berkshire and a JPMorgan board member, did initial interviews with CEO candidates by phone in February, according to people familiar with the discussions.

Source: Washington Post

Mexico’s next president could be a leftist demagogue or a practical reformer. He’s the same man.

Thursday 22:51 GMT

Weeks before Mexico’s presidential elections, some of the country’s biggest companies issued dire written warnings to their employees, cautioning them not to be misled by dangerous populists.

Members of Mexico’s powerful private sector have suggested that López Obrador’s most dramatic policies could have devastating effects on the economy. Analysts and intellectuals charge that his lack of respect for Mexican government institutions could usher in a period of quasi-autocracy.

Source: New York Times

Why Have There Been No Great Black Art Dealers?

Thursday 22:51 GMT

Similarly, the art world had reinforced its own assumption that no one would buy black art by not selling it, only now reckoning with it as a commercial force: In the last 10 years, according to a 2016 Artnet analysis, Glenn Ligon, Mark Bradford and Julie Mehretu — three acclaimed black artists — all joined the ranks of top 10 most valuable American artists born after 1955.

Only one full year had passed since the Watts riots had led to violent clashes between black residents and the L.A.P.D., and the city was still four years away from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art electing its first black board member.

Source: Common Domain

AMC Theaters Launch Subscription Service to Compete With MoviePass

Thursday 22:51 GMT

After previously saying subscription service MoviePass didn’t pose a significant threat, the largest cinema chain in the U.S. is taking it on directly.

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. AMC 2.15% is launching a new offering that lets customers see up to three movies a week for $19.95 a month at any of its U.S. theaters. Called AMC Stubs A-List, the new service has several advantages over MoviePass, including the ability to book tickets days in advance, to do so in an app without a special debit card and to see films in premium formats such as 3-D or IMAX at no extra charge.

Source: New York Times

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Name C.E.O. for Health Initiative

Thursday 22:51 GMT

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, the powerful triumvirate that earlier announced its hope to overhaul the health care of its employees and set an example for the nation, said on Wednesday that it had picked one of the country’s most famous doctors to lead the new operation.

Dr. Gawande was chosen for the position after leaders at Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan interviewed many professionals, Mr. Buffett said.

Source: New York Times

New York City Sues Landlords Who Refuse Government Vouchers

Thursday 22:51 GMT

For the past four years, New York City has tried to persuade landlords and real estate brokers to rent apartments to low-income people and homeless people with bonuses and pledges that rent would be guaranteed with government vouchers.

Mr. Campbell said he acts on behalf of landlords who are wary of accepting vouchers because they have been burned in the past by tenants who do not pay their portion of the rent even when there is government assistance.

Source: Fox News

'Sickening Depravity of the Left': The Five Reacts to Peter Fonda's Obscene Remark about Barron Trump

Thursday 22:51 GMT

The panel on The Five reacted to emotionally charged anti-Trump rhetoric from people on the left, including actor Peter Fonda who suggested on Twitter that 12-year-old Barron Trump be caged with pedophiles and that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen be publicly pilloried.

Fonda, 78, tweeted, "We should rip Barron Trump from his mother's arms and put him in a cage with pedophiles" in order to pressure First Lady Melania Trump to stand up to the president, who he referred to as a "giant [expletive]." The younger brother of anti-war activist actress Jane Fonda also suggested on Twitter that Nielsen "should be pilloried" in a public square off Vermont Avenue in Washington, "naked and whipped" by passersby.

Source: Common Domain

Migrants Relieved Over U.S. Policy Shift After Long Journeys to Border

Thursday 22:51 GMT

They arrived at the Reynosa shelter with $15 in their pocket and hopes of starting a new life in the U.S.. Some 800 miles west of Reynosa, in the border town of Ciudad Juárez near El Paso, Mexican migrants were also trying to seek asylum in the U.S.. “I’m afraid of the U.S. government’s response,” said Angelica, a 42-year old woman from the violent state of Michoacán, as she held her three-year old granddaughter Ruth Sofia. “There’s no safety in this country.”

Source: New York Times

Instagram Allows Longer Videos in Challenge to YouTube

Thursday 22:51 GMT

Expanding further beyond its origins as an app for sharing pretty photos, Instagram said on Wednesday that it will now allow users to post videos up to an hour long, a feature that will thrust it into direct competition with YouTube and its own parent company, Facebook.

As Instagram adds longer videos to its platform, YouTube has been adding social-network-like features to allow creators to communicate more easily with fans.

Source: New York Times

Matt Murphy, Master of Blues Guitar, Is Dead at 88

Tuesday 22:48 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Mexico Criticizes U.S. Over Policy Removing Immigrant Children From Parents

Wednesday 18:15 GMT
Source: Reuters

In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

Thursday 05:16 GMT
Source: Fox News

4 common mistakes in retirement planning

Friday 06:09 GMT
Source: CBS News

China blocks talk of John Oliver for taunting leader Xi Jinping

Friday 11:51 GMT
Source: CBS News

Johnny Depp: "I was as low as I believe I could have gotten" after money and marital problems

Thursday 21:55 GMT
Source: CBS News

This "Hot Dog Water" sells for $37.99 a bottle

Thursday 21:55 GMT
Source: CBS News

Florida teen is first known human to contract virus usually found in animals

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: Reuters

Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance

Today 19:10 GMT
Source: Washington Post

British royal family will make history this summer with its first-ever same-sex wedding

Today 19:09 GMT
Source: Common Domain

What Happens When You Reach a Million Instagram Followers

Today 19:10 GMT
Source: New York Times

Coming Out to My Parents in China by Video

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: NBC News

Shop now, pay later! Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters now offer layaway

Today 09:59 GMT
Source: New York Times

Meet the 11-Year-Old Girls Whose Music Wowed the Philharmonic

Today 07:01 GMT

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