Month: June 2018

This “zero-tolerance policy” applies to all adults, regardless of whether they cross alone or with their children.The Justice Department can’t prosecute children along with their parents, so the natural result of the zero-tolerance policy has been a sharp rise in family separations. Nearly 2,000 immigrant children were separated from parents during six weeks in April […]

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  Mr Trump reversed his own policy amid international fury over the separation of undocumented parents and children. He said he had been swayed by images of children who have been taken from parents while they are jailed and prosecuted for illegal border-crossing. Source: Trump backs down on migrant family separations policy – BBC News

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MOSCOW, January 15./TASS/. US plans to deploy weapons in space will affect global security, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told his annual news conference on Monday, noting that Washington hampers the passing of major documents. Source: TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – US space militarization plans affect global security, says top Russian diplomat

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The US is a member of the 1967 Outer Space Treaty, which bars the stationing of weapons of mass destruction in space and only allows for the use of the Moon and other celestial bodies for peaceful purposes. Source: Donald Trump orders Pentagon to create ‘space force’ as sixth branch of military | The Independent

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(Bloomberg Opinion) — As OPEC oil ministers prepared to meet in Vienna later this week, President Trump fired another twitter-shot across their bows. But it is his decision to slap sanctions back on Iran that is the real driving force behind the rising price of oil. Source: It’s Trump Sanctions, Not OPEC, That’s Boosting Oil – […]

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