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Immigration rally in NYC to mark 'World Refugee Day'Hundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious, and advocacy communities staged a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes representing 85,000 refugees not allowed into the U.S. in 2018; carried life-size orange rafts symbolizing refugee ocean crossings; and read the names of refugees who have died in transit.

Posted: June 21, 2018, 1:05 pm

BMW M4 GTS Spied Testing With Extreme Aero Kit [UPDATE]Because the GTS isn't already hardcore enough...

Posted: June 21, 2018, 11:51 am

South Korean farmer prosecuted for killing dogs for meat in 'landmark case'A South Korean court has ruled against the killing of dogs for meat, in what has been described by animal rights groups as a milestone towards a national ban on serving the animals for human consumption.  An estimated one million dogs are believed to be eaten annually in South Korea, where the practice historically has been fuelled by a belief that it aids virility.  Younger Koreans, however, are generally opposed to it, and pressure is building on the government to outlaw the raising of dogs to be killed for food.  A city court in Bucheon, a satellite city of the capital, Seoul, has now convicted the owner of a dog farm for killing animals without a proper reason and violating building and hygiene regulations.  The ruling, which imposed a 3 million won (£2,000) fine, was made in April but only made public this week.  Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy rescued a puppy from a dog farm in February  Credit: Ahn Young-joon/AP The complaint had been initially brought against the farmer by animal rights group, Care. The group’s lawyer told AFP that the verdict that killing dogs for their meat was illegal was “very significant.” The precedent “paved the way for outlawing dog meat consumption entirely,” she added, revealing that Care intends to file complaints against “many more” dog farmers. The convicted man has reportedly waived his right to appeal, but the association of dog farms branded the court’s decision “outrageous”. They have pledged to fight the campaign against them “to the end.” The dog meat industry is facing a battle on multiple fronts. Ahead of the Winter Olympics, the government launched a crackdown citing hygiene and animal protection laws, conscious that the serving of dog meat would likely shock foreign visitors.  Growing domestic opposition to the consumption of dogs led to the introduction in early May of a legislative bill that would remove the legal basis for factory-style mass breeding of canines.  The draft law, tabled in the National Assembly by a member of the centre right Bareunmirae party, aims to close down the dog meat industry. An activist rescues a dog at the Yulin dog meat festival in China Credit: AFP/AFP Although dog meat cannot be traded through major distribution channels like other livestock, it is still legal to breed dogs to sell their meat as long as the animals are not killed in open areas or in front of each other.  In nearby China, where the consumption of dog meat, although controversial, is also a legal common practice, residents of the southern city of Yulin defended the eating of dogs to celebrate the summer solstice on Thursday.  Yulin’s annual ten-day lychee and dog meat festival has become a flashpoint for activists who regularly try to pressure organisers to cancel the event, and who have raided slaughterhouses and intercepted truckloads of dogs.  Animal rights groups highlight videos of dogs caught with wire lassos and cruelly beaten to death with metal rods.  Their protests have been rejected by festival-goers.   "Yulin's so-called lychee and dog meat festival is just a popular custom of ours. Popular customs themselves cannot be right or wrong," Yulin resident Wang Yue told Reuters. "Those scenes of bloody dog slaughter that you see online, I want to say that the killing of any animal will be bloody. I hope people can look at this objectively." 

Posted: June 21, 2018, 10:40 am

Fashion designer Kate Spade to be buried in Kansas CityKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Fashion designer Kate Spade will be buried Thursday in Kansas City, where she was born.

Posted: June 21, 2018, 4:16 am

ABC News Apologizes After Huge Mistake On Chyron About Paul ManafortABC News apologized on Wednesday for briefly airing an erroneous graphic

Posted: June 21, 2018, 2:16 am

'Help My Sisters.' Chilling 911 Call From Teenage Girl Who Escaped the Turpin Family Details AbuseA teenager recounts years of abuse she and 12 siblings suffered in a squalid house

Posted: June 21, 2018, 2:02 am

Nevada sets 1st execution since 2006 after fight over drugsLAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 11:32 pm

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick punished over abuse findingNEW YORK (AP) — Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the retired Roman Catholic archbishop of Washington, D.C., has been removed from public ministry and faces further punishment over "credible" allegations that he sexually abused a teenager while a priest in New York more than 40 years ago, the church announced Wednesday.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 9:41 pm

Johnson warned Comey on Trump volatility before dossier briefingJeh Johnson, former Secretary of Homeland Security, tells Rachel Maddow about concerns he raised with James Comey about how Donald Trump would react to news of the Christopher Steele dossier.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 9:10 pm

Trump's Plan To Stop Family Separations Is To Detain Families TogetherPresident Donald Trump's plan to stop his administration's policy of

Posted: June 20, 2018, 7:02 pm

Obama Breaks Silence On Immigrant Family SeparationsFormer President Barack Obama joined the national conversation about the Trump

Posted: June 20, 2018, 6:19 pm

Lewandowski won't apologize for 'womp womp' reaction to story of girl separated from motherPresident Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is refusing to apologize for his reaction to the story of a 10-year-old girl with Down syndrome who was reportedly separated from her mother after crossing the border illegally.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 3:46 pm

Detaining children in tent cities costs more than double than keeping them with their families, reveals reportIt costs more than double the amount to detain children separated from their families at the US-Mexico border in tent cities than keeping the whole family together, a new report has revealed. It costs $775 (£586) per night, per child, to be detained in the new tent cities facilities, NBC News reported, citing Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials. The higher costs for the newly-separated children are due to new construction of these tent cities, air conditioning for the facilities, certified medical workers, labour for the facilities, food, water, and other supplies which had to be procured quickly.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 3:44 pm

Militants' rockets, Israeli air strikes heat up Gaza borderBy Nidal al-Mughrabi and Ori Lewis GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Several dozen rockets and mortar bombs launched at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza, and Israeli air strikes on the enclave's dominant Hamas militant group, raised the heat along the border on Wednesday. "I don't intend to detail the actions we plan on Gaza," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a speech to graduating military officers that was aired on national radio.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 3:34 pm

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Posted: June 20, 2018, 3:00 pm

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Posted: June 20, 2018, 2:45 pm

GOP Strategist Quits 'Corrupt' Party Of 'Feckless Cowards,' Will Vote For DemocratsVeteran GOP strategist Steve Schmidt renounced his Republican Party membership

Posted: June 20, 2018, 1:55 pm

Parkland Survivors Urge Americans To Vote For 'Morally Just Leaders'Lauren and David Hogg, who were among those who survived the February mass

Posted: June 20, 2018, 11:42 am

Woman fights off attempted abductionA Massachusetts woman recounts the terrifying moments when an alleged abductor attacked her while she was jogging. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 10:20 am

Foster mother describes trauma of migrant children separated from their parentsChristine, a foster mother in Michigan who has been taking in unaccompanied migrant children since 2016, shares her experiences taking care of children who are being separated from their parents at the border.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 10:10 am

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Posted: June 20, 2018, 9:57 am

An Italian Official Is Calling for a Census of the Roma Minority. Critics Warn It Reeks of FascismItaly’s new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has pledged to conduct a census of the nomadic Roma people and drive out those lacking valid residence permits, escalating the anti-immigrant attitude he rode to power.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 3:36 am

Rachel Maddow Struggles To Read Report Of Babies Sent To 'Tender Age' SheltersMSNBC host Rachel Maddow tried to share a breaking story from The Associated

Posted: June 20, 2018, 2:58 am

Businesses have made millions off Trump's child separation policyPresident Trump’s controversial child separation policy is being carried out with the help of private businesses who have received millions of dollars in government contracts to help run the shelters where young migrants are being held away from their parents.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 2:31 am

'She Has at Last Found Peace.' Dutch Queen Maxima Opens Up About Sister's SuicideHer sister Zorreguieta was found dead in her apartment in Buenos Aires on June 6

Posted: June 20, 2018, 2:18 am

Ford bets its future on new Detroit hubBill Ford Jr., the great-grandson of the American carmaker's founder, stood in front of thousands Tuesday in Detroit, with an abandoned train station in the background, and entwined the company's future with that of the dilapidated building behind him. "This station is a symbol," Ford declared. The once proud building has faded, but is poised for much the same renewal that Detroit residents and businesses hope will mark the Motor City's post-recession, post-bankruptcy renaissance.

Posted: June 20, 2018, 2:14 am

Mexican Official Says Girl With Down Syndrome Among DetaineesMexico's Foreign Affairs Secretary Luis Videgaray said at a press conference

Posted: June 20, 2018, 12:09 am

The Singapore Summit SurpriseLawrence J. Korb, Matthew Feng

Posted: June 19, 2018, 11:46 pm

Man Accused Of Making $1.3 Million In Fraudulent Walmart ReturnsArizona police have arrested a man for allegedly swindling more than 1,000

Posted: June 19, 2018, 10:42 pm

25 Old-School Photos Of Disney Parks, Just BecauseAs the Disney parks gear up for an inevitably busy summer, we wanted to take a

Posted: June 19, 2018, 10:17 pm

Authorities: 3 dead in shooting outside a Walmart in AlabamaTALLASSEE, Ala. (AP) — A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 9:49 pm

Hundreds of Methodists Seek to Discipline Jeff Sessions Over Family SeparationsThey are calling on Sessions' church leaders to help him "step back from his harmful actions"

Posted: June 19, 2018, 9:09 pm

North Korea expected to begin transferring remains of U.S. troops soon: officialsBy Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea could start the process of handing over the remains of troops, including Americans, missing from the Korean War within the next few days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said North Korea would hand over the remains to United Nations Command in South Korea, and they would then be transferred to Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii. One official said "a sizable number" of remains were expected to be handed over, but declined to give a specific number given the unpredictability of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 8:57 pm

Indiana State Trooper Becomes Internet Star After Posting 'Slowpoke' Law PhotoThe Indiana state trooper said he took the opportunity to "educate" the slow driver.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 8:24 pm

All GOP senators want to halt separation of families at border, McConnell says"The president says we need to act, the Democrats say we need to act, we say we need to act," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 7:23 pm

Best Bites: Tacos 4 WaysWelcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your

Posted: June 19, 2018, 7:14 pm

Camilo Pardo's One-of-One Ford GT Is for SaleHere's another chance to own one of the coolest last-gen GTs on the planet.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 7:00 pm

Rudy Giuliani Says FBI Questioned Him On Leaks That Hurt Clinton CampaignWASHINGTON ― Rudy Giuliani says FBI agents interviewed him in his room at the

Posted: June 19, 2018, 6:47 pm

Monday Muscle: 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500After a rare Mustang with bravado and scary amounts of power? Here’s why the Shelby Mustang GT500 is the beast for you – and why it’s so rare...

Posted: June 19, 2018, 5:43 pm

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt: Here Are the OptionsThe choices are limited, which is perfect.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 5:36 pm

Victim of Florida Roller Coaster Derailment Reveals Her Pain: 'I Really Thought I Was Going to Die'Melissa Collins says she was on the last day of a vacation in Daytona Beach when she got on the Sand Blaster roller coaster with a friend.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 5:16 pm

2-Year-Old Gets Through Pool Safety Gate With Ease to Highlight Importance of Child SupervisionThe Wyman family posted the video to Facebook to show the importance of keeping a close eye on your children around the pool.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 4:54 pm

Methodists Bring Church Charges Against Jeff Sessions For Border PolicyMore than 600 clergy and lay members of the United Methodist Church have

Posted: June 19, 2018, 4:51 pm

In Turkish election, democracy itself is at stakeIt’s a week before an election, and the firebrand candidate takes the podium to speak to a small, private crowd of loyal supporters. Turkey is holding snap elections on June 24, and in the run-up, Erdoğan’s stump speeches have grown more and more Trumpian. Like the American president, Erdoğan fashions himself as populist representative of the common man facing down an array of corrupt elites.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 4:11 pm

Trump escalates trade war with China following first round of tariffsThe Trump administration now says it’s ready to impose tariffs on up to $450 billion dollars worth of goods from China —which could increase the price you pay on everything from electronics to clothing.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 3:56 pm

He was once a leading Trump supporter. Now this Mexican-American lawyer denounces his policy on migrant childrenJake Monty, a former member of Donald Trump's National Hispanic Advisory Council, said it’s troubling to see the Trump administration let the fate of undocumented immigrants be determined by a political agenda.

Posted: June 19, 2018, 3:52 pm

'Wolf-Like' Animal That Baffled Officials Turns Out To Be A Regular WolfThe mystery of a seemingly bizarre "wolf-like" creature that was shot and

Posted: June 19, 2018, 3:45 pm

What Your Web Browser's Incognito Mode Really DoesYou don’t have to be a computer whiz to grasp the value of private web browsing. At a time when consumers are worried about the data Facebook and others have assembled on their digital lives, it’...

Posted: June 19, 2018, 3:15 pm