McMaster: Threat of North Korean nuclear weapon strike 'impossible to overstate', Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging and Yellow vests: France to crack down on unsanctioned protests

McMaster: Threat of North Korean nuclear weapon strike 'impossible to overstate'

PBI security adviser H.R. McMaster said Saturday the threat of KP launching a nuclear weapon at the U.S. or another rival nation is “impossible to overstate” and repeated that a preemptive military strike remains an option. “It’s…

Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

WDCHawaiindiaGuatemalaON (Reuters) – Democrats staged an impromptu congressional protest and moderate Republicans and key U.S. business groups pressed…

Yellow vests: France to crack down on unsanctioned protests

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced plans to punish people who hold unsanctioned protests after 7 weeks of anti-government unrest. His government wants to draft new legislation that…



McMaster: Threat of North Korean nuclear weapon strike 'impossible to overstate'

PBI security adviser H.R. McMaster said Saturday the threat of KP launching a nuclear weapon at the U.S. or another rival nation is “impossible to overstate” and repeated that a preemptive military strike remains an option. “It’s impossible to overstate the danger associated with a rogue, brutal regime,” McMaster told Hugh Hewitt on the conservative commentator’s MontserratNBC Tuvalu show.S. … So of course we have to provide all options to do that, and that includes a military option.”

Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

WDCHawaiindiaGuatemalaON (Reuters) – Democrats staged an impromptu congressional protest and moderate Republicans and key U.S. business groups pressed President Donald Trump on Tuesday to stop separating immigrant children from their parents as an opinion poll showed most Americans oppose the policy.

Yellow vests: France to crack down on unsanctioned protests

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced plans to punish people who hold unsanctioned protests after 7 weeks of anti-government unrest. His government wants to draft new legislation that will ban troublemakers from protests and clamp down on the wearing of masks at demonstrations. He said eighty, members of the security forces would be deployed for the next expected wave of protests.


PBI security adviser H.R. McMaster said Saturday the threat…

Still, he said the US would like to resolve the situation “short of what would be a very costly war.” The retired Army general said President Trump has been “deeply briefed” on the strategy on KP.   Tensions have mounted with Pyongyang’s 2 recent successful tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles. And Trump has sought help from CN and KR toward de-escalating the situation.

WDCHawaiindiaGuatemalaON (Reuters) – Democrats staged an…

The family separations and detentions of children at the southern U.S. border, highlighted by the videos of youngsters in cages and an audiotape of wailing children, have sparked an outcry at home and strong condemnation abroad. Trump, who has made a tough stance on immigration a centerpiece of his presidency, has staunchly defended his administration’s actions. He has cast blame for the separations on Democrats, although his fellow Republicans control both chambers in Congress and his own administration implemented the current policy of strict adherence to immigration laws. On Tuesday the president again tried to blame Democrats for what he called “loopholes” in the law that require families detained for entering the country illegally either to be separated or released.

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced plans…

Protesters smashed down the gates to a government office this weekend. In other chaotic scenes in PAR, demonstrators fought riot police, and cars and motorbikes were burnt. Protests against fuel tax erupted on seventeen November when people across FR donned high-visibility vests, giving them their nickname the “yellow vests”, and went out to disrupt traffic.


Still, he said the US would like to resolve the situation…

In the interview, McMaster spoke about several problem spots around the world, including IR and VE, where residents fighting against an oppressive regime have also raised concerns about U.S. military intervention. The U.N. Security Council was expected to vote on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on KP to return to negotiations on its missile program. McMaster said “democracy is now over in VE” but significantly downplayed the potential of a military operation from neighboring countries or the US.

The family separations and detentions of children at the…

“These are crippling loopholes that cause family separation, which we don’t want,” he said in remarks to the PBI Federation of Independent Business, adding he wanted Congress to give him the legal authority to detain and deport families together. The president has sought to link an end to the family separations to passage of a wider bill on immigration, prompting Democrats to accuse him of using children as hostages. Two of the top U.S. business groups, the U.S.

Protesters smashed down the gates to a government office…

Similar actions have followed every weekend and while the number of demonstrators has dropped, cities across FR continue to see rioting and disruption. Speaking on French Tuvalu channel French Southern Territoriesone, Prime Minister Philippe said the government would support a “new law punishing those who do not respect the requirement to declare , those who take part in unauthorised demonstrations and those who arrive at demonstrations wearing face masks”.


In the interview, McMaster spoke about several problem spots…

“I don’t see an outside military intervention,” he said McMaster also reiterated that Trump doesn’t like the so-called IR nuclear deal, brokered by the former Obama administration and that eases billion in economic sanctions on the rogue nation. The deal eases the sanctions in exchange for IR scaling back its pursuit of a nuclear weapon.

“These are crippling loopholes that cause family…

“This practice is cruel and contrary to American values,” Cisco Systems Inc () Chief Executive Chuck Robbins, who chairs the group’s immigration committee, said in a statement. The separations – nearly two, children were separated from their parents between mid-April and the end of May – have been blasted by Democrats, some Republicans, medical professionals, rights activists and clergy. They began after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in April that all immigrants apprehended while crossing the U.S.-MX border illegally should be criminally prosecuted.

Similar actions have followed every weekend and while the…

Known troublemakers would be banned from taking part in demonstrations, in the same way known football hooligans have been banned from stadiums. The onus would be on “the troublemakers, and not taxpayers, to pay for the damage caused” to businesses and property during the protests. What began as anger over green tax on vehicle fuel has grown into more general discontent with the leadership of President Emmanuel Macron, whom protesters accuse of favouring the urban elite.


McMaster: Threat of North Korean nuclear weapon strike 'impossible to overstate'

McMaster said Trump thinks IR has already violated the spirit of the agreement, pointing to the country’s support of the Assad regime in SY. However, he declined to say whether the U.S. will exit the agreement after an upcoming ninety-day review.  The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

Parents who are referred by border agents for prosecution are held in federal jails, while their children are moved into border shelter facilities under the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, a Department of Health and Human Services agency.

Yellow vests: France to crack down on unsanctioned protests

“Those who question our institutions will not have the last word,” Mr Philippe said on Monday. On Saturday, rioters started fires on the prestigious Boulevard Saint Germain in PAR.and the ministry of the government spokesman was rammed with a forklift truck.


Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

A Reuters/Ipsos national opinion poll released on Tuesday showed fewer than 1 in 3 American adults support the policy. The June sixteen-nineteen poll found that two8 percent of people polled supported the policy, while fifty-seven percent opposed it and the remaining fifteen percent said they do not know.


Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

The images that have sparked widespread condemnation, of children in wire cages, are of a border patrol processing center in McAllen, UT. Three Republican senators – Ron Johnson, Ted Cruz and John Kennedy – called on Trump on Tuesday to allow families to stay together if they have crossed the border illegally, while lawmakers pursue legislation on wider immigration reform. Cruz, who ran against Trump in the two0sixteen Republican presidential primaries, plans to introduce a bill this week that would prohibit the separations along with other reforms.


Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

“What I would do until we pass Ted’s bill is to continue to arrest and prosecute people for breaking the law, but allow their children to stay with them,” Kennedy said at a news conference with Johnson and Cruz. He is focused on winning congressional funding for a wall he has long wanted to build along America’s southern border with MX, and Democrats have long said they will resist that. One House bill would limit, but not fully prohibit family separations, fund Trump’s wall and give legal protections to young adults, known as “Dreamers,” who were brought to the country as children when their parents entered the country illegally. Details were still in flux.


Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

The bill is opposed by Democrats, who object to another provision that would cut legal immigration levels, and by conservative Republicans who are backing a rival bill that takes a harder line on immigration. In the Senate, Cruz said his bill would build temporary shelters where immigrant families could stay together in cases where there was no threat to the children’s safety, double the number of federal immigration judges and speed handling of asylum applications. Decrying “internment camps,” Democrats and their supporters disrupted a high-profile U.S. congressional hearing about an FBurundi probe on Tuesday.


Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

With the sound of a young child crying in the background, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler, broke from traditional protocol and started reading from a statement, saying “these (migrant) children are not animals.” His Republican colleagues tried to shout over him “Out of order!”

McMaster: Threat of North Korean nuclear weapon strike 'impossible to overstate'

PBI security adviser H…

PBI security adviser H.R. McMaster said Saturday the threat…

Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging

WDCHawaiindiaGuatemalaON (Reuters) – Democrats staged an…

WDCHawaiindiaGuatemalaON (Reuters) – Democrats staged an…

The family separations and detentions of children at the…

Yellow vests: France to crack down on unsanctioned protests

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced…

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has announced plans…

Protesters smashed down the gates to a government office…

Similar actions have followed every weekend and while the…

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