Girl reports abusive parents, says sisters are 'chained up'

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A 17-year-old girl says on a 911 call played in court that her two little sisters are chained up at their Southern California home.

Trump signs executive order to end family separations at border

2018-06-20 21:27

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at putting an end to the controversial separation of migrant families at the border, reversing a harsh practice that had earned international scorn.

Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children

2018-06-20 18:23

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention.

IRR warns the US about the implications of expropriation without compensation in SA

2018-06-20 16:59

The Institute of Race Relations has delivered a report in United States, in which it says "the undermining of property rights in South Africa has serious implications both for American investors in South Africa and for the strategic interests of the United States".

Scientist launches hunt for Loch Ness 'monster DNA'

2018-06-20 09:25

Tales of a giant creature lurking beneath the murky waves of Loch Ness have been around for more than 1 500 years, and one academic hopes the marvels of modern science can finally unravel the mystery.

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts US agents taking her son

2018-06-20 08:11

A woman from El Salvador has described the separation from her 8-year-old son after crossing the US border, saying he started crying and saying: "Don't leave me, Mom".

US-China trade war batters emerging market stocks and currencies

2018-06-20 06:59

Emerging markets were left reeling as the world’s two biggest economies threatened punishing tariffs in the early shots of a trade war. Stocks slid to the lowest since October and currencies dropped a sixth day, Bloomberg reports.

IBM pits computer against human debaters

2018-06-20 05:23

IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.

To prosecute migrants, 'you have to take the children away' - Trump

2018-06-19 20:24

President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the "zero tolerance" policy leading to thousands of migrant families being split on the US border as the only effective way to fight illegal immigration.

WATCH: First ladies speak out on Trump's immigration policy

2018-06-19 11:35

Former first lady Laura Bush condemned Trump's zero-tolerance policy as 'immoral', while a spokeswoman for First Lady Melania Trump said she "hates to see children separated from their families".


Crying children fill 'tender age' shelters

2018-06-20 21:56

US President Donald Trump's immigration policies have come under intense scrutiny because of the forced separation of more than 2 300 migrant children from their parents.

Homeland Security drafts plan to end family separation

2018-06-20 20:19

It's unclear whether Us President Donald Trump is supportive of the measure.

Ivanka urged Trump to address family separation - reports

2018-06-20 17:59

US President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump urged her father to end family separations on the US-Mexico border, US media reports.

WATCH: Donald Trump hugs American flag after immigration speech

2018-06-20 10:46

Donald Trump hugged the American flag after an immigration speech in Washington DC. The US President had railed against illegal immigration before his stunt.

OPINION: Trade war's coming for your hip pocket, America

2018-06-20 08:51

Washington is ignoring a 2 500-year-old lesson: Pay attention to the economics of conflict.

Trump's latest swipe at Canada? Smuggling US shoes

2018-06-20 08:04

After citing national security reasons for slapping tariffs on Canadian metals, Donald Trump escalated his attacks on America's northern neighbor Monday, claiming its citizens were smuggling shoes across the border.

Woodchucks to blame for missing veterans' flags

2018-06-20 06:41

Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, are likely to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

2018-06-19 23:35

The United States has announced its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Firefighters suspended for making porn at firehouse

2018-06-19 12:43

Too hot to handle: Ohio officials have placed two firefighters on leave for allegedly making pornographic videos at a firehouse.

'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children at US immigration facility stokes rage over separation

2018-06-19 09:15

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by US officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

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