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Int'l Herald TribuneJun 21, 2018
Trump and Cruz: Friends? Enemies? Frenemies?
Legislation by Senator Ted Cruz countering the Trump administration's policy on families at the border was the latest twist in a hot-and-cold relationship.

Best of Late Night: Kimmel Says Trump Shouldn't Get Credit for Putting Out His Own Fires (Int'l Herald Tribune)

Washington Post World NewsJun 21, 2018
St. Petersburg's white nights light up fans' World Cup
It was nearly midnight in St. Petersburg as fans headed back into the city from Russia's 3-1 win over Egypt, but the sky was still bright.

Iranian women at World Cup stadium to watch men's football (BBC News Front Page | World)

Reuters World NewsJun 21, 2018
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives birth to first child
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday, Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.

New Zealand's Prime Minister Gives Birth (NPR Headline News)

BBC Front PageJun 21, 2018
South Africa v England: Danny Cipriani makes first start for England since 2008
Danny Cipriani will make his first start for England since 2008 in the third Test against South Africa, replacing George Ford at fly-half.

World Cup 2018: Dele Alli misses England training with thigh injury (BBC Front Page)

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 21, 2018
New Zealand's Leader, Jacinda Ardern, Delivers a Baby Girl
The prime minister is the first world leader to give birth in office since Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan had a child in 1990.

NewsweekJun 21, 2018
Donald Trump's Executive Order Creates 'mommy and Me Jails,' Says Samantha Bee
"No more baby interment camps, just regular internment camps. That's what we call a win in 2018."

NPR Headline NewsJun 21, 2018
Got Lobster? Trump's Steel Tariffs Threaten Trap Industry
The factory that makes wire mesh used in the majority of North American lobster traps says steel tariffs will spike the cost of their product, and lobstermen will bear the brunt of the higher prices.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 21, 2018
Europe Edition: Family Separations, Britain, Hungary: Your Thursday Briefing
Here's what you need to know to start your day.

Washington Post World NewsJun 21, 2018
As U.S. employers plead for workers and border crossings surge, a Mexican couple tests Trump's policies
They were among 50,924 migrants arrested by the Border Patrol in April. Then they tried again. As the administration makes it harder to cross, smugglers are charging more but offering three chances at a better life in the United States.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 21, 2018
In pictures: Summer and winter solstice celebrations
From a summer sunrise at Stonehenge to an icy swim in Antarctica.

NPR Headline NewsJun 21, 2018
Koko The Gorilla Dies; Redrew The Lines Of Animal-Human Communication
Koko fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language and ability to interact with humans. She also gave people a glimpse of her emotions.

The U.S. Should Have Left The U.N. Human Rights Council Years Ago | Opinion (Newsweek)

NewsweekJun 21, 2018
Summer Solstice 2018: Thousands Welcome Longest Day at Stonehenge and Avebury
From hula-hoopers to young lovers, these are the best photos from the U.K's solstice celebrations.

CNBC World NewsJun 21, 2018
Swiss National Bank's Jordan: We stand ready to intervene in currency markets
The Swiss franc has strengthened sharply against the euro in recent weeks.

Reuters World NewsJun 21, 2018
Thousands gather at Britain's ancient Stonehenge site for summer solstice
STONEHENGE, England (Reuters) - Wrapped in jackets and blankets, thousands of people gathered at Britain's Stonehenge for summer solstice, watching the sun rise over the Neolithic monument and welcoming the longest day of the year.

CNBC World NewsJun 21, 2018
Bank of England stands pat on rates, but its chief economist wants a hike
The central bank's Monetary Policy Committee held rates at their current 0.5 percent level, amid falling inflation and lackluster growth data.

CNBC World NewsJun 21, 2018
Here's what OPEC ministers are saying at the oil cartel's landmark meeting
Oil-producing nations appeared to be on the brink of securing a landmark output agreement in Vienna on Thursday.

Washington Post World NewsJun 21, 2018
South Sudan's warring leaders meet for first time in two years in ‘Hail Mary' for peace
Salva Kiir and Riek Machar meet after years of antagonism, but misery rages on in the country.

NewsweekJun 21, 2018
Migrant Children Separated From Parents at Border Were Forcibly Drugged: Lawsuit
"Two staff grabbed me, and the doctor gave me the injection despite my objection and left me there on the bed," a child who was held at the facility said.

Trump Tells Rally He's Richer Than 'Elites' and Has a Better Apartment, Hours After Signing Border Policy Order (Newsweek)

Washington Post World NewsJun 21, 2018
New Zealand leader welcomes newborn girl ‘to our village'
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a daughter Thursday and posted a photo welcoming the healthy newborn "to our village."

CBC Top StoriesJun 21, 2018
Trump hears the backlash on separating families, but also applause as he stokes immigration fears
Underestimating the public's reaction to separating families was a colossal blunder for a president who believes he is immune to political consequences. But Trump shows no inclination to give up stoking fears about immigrant crime waves as a political strategy.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 21, 2018
Immigration Supporters Flock to New York Airport to Meet Children
People converged on La Guardia late Wednesday to meet flights they believed carried children separated from their families at the border.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 21, 2018
Firm Prepares To Mine Land Previously Protected As A National Monument
The land used to be within the boundary of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah. President Trump slashed the protected acreage by nearly half last year.

NewsweekJun 21, 2018
Donald Trump Delighted Kim Jong Un and China at Summit But Did Little to Remove Nuclear Weapons
The president broke diplomatic norms in hopes of de-nuking North Korea. But the dealmaker-in-chief got little to nothing in Singapore.

FT.com - EuropeJun 21, 2018
US business fears choppy waters due to trade tariffs
While the economy is robust, there are fears of an extended drag on corporate earnings

Washington Post World NewsJun 21, 2018
Yes, Kim Jong Un met President Trump. But China is still North Korea's most important ally.
North Korea needs China's help. And China needs a stable North Korea.

Washington Post World NewsJun 21, 2018
European human rights court rejects Breivik appeal
The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday rejected an appeal by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik. who claimed his incarceration in Norway violates his rights.

FT.com - EuropeJun 21, 2018
Daimler warning over tariffs hits European carmakers
BMW, Peugeot and VW fall as trade spat prompts Mercedes maker to lower profit target

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 21, 2018
Hungary Criminalizes Aiding Illegal Immigrants
Prime Minister Viktor Orban campaigned on a nationalist, anti-immigrant platform. Providing help to those who enter the country illegally will now be punishable by up to a year in jail.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 21, 2018
For VA Whistleblowers, A Culture Of Fear And Retaliation
VA employees in one Southeast district say a toxic culture of retaliation has undermined veterans' care and worker morale. There is growing skepticism among whistleblowers the VA can police itself.

NYTimes GlobalJun 21, 2018
How a Pastor and a Popcorn Shop Owner Helped Save Pride in Starkville
This is the story of Pride in a Mississippi city, but it's also the story of how queer love and life may differ from one mile to the next — or one hour to the next.

CNN WorldJun 21, 2018
Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand Prime Minister gives birth to a baby girl
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a baby girl Thursday, the first world leader in nearly 30 years to have a child while in office.

Washington Post World NewsJun 21, 2018
The takeaway from Kim's China visit: Trump wants North Korea nukes, Xi is focused on its economy
Long before North Korea gives up its nukes, China is looking to increase trade and prosperity.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 21, 2018
Italy warns EU partners on migrant deal ahead of summit
Curbing the boatloads of Mediterranean migrants is the priority, Italy tells EU partners.

What US Korean War veterans think of the Trump-Kim summit (CNBC World News)
North Korean summits bring sense of peace along DMZ border (Washington Post World News)

MSNBC Int'l NewsJun 20, 2018
Iranian women attend first World Cup screening in nearly 40 years
Iranian women flock to a Tehran sports stadium to watch a screening of a World Cup match between Iran and Spain. Iran lost, but that didn't seem to matter.

NPR Headline NewsJun 20, 2018
Trump Executive Order On Family Separation: What It Does And Doesn't Do
The president ends a policy that sent thousands of children to government-run facilities away from their parents; critics say he just created new problems, and kids already held may be there a while.

BBC News Front Page | WorldJun 20, 2018
Daimler expects lower 2018 earnings due to new tariffs
The carmaker said new Chinese tariffs on US vehicle imports would have a direct impact on its sales.

Reuters World NewsJun 20, 2018
Canada sets October start for legal recreational marijuana sales
TORONTO (Reuters) - Marijuana sales will become legal in Canada beginning October 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday, making it the first major economy to legalize its recreational use.

Canada's Senate votes to legalize cannabis, fulfilling a major campaign vow by Trudeau (Washington Post World News)
Trudeau: Canada to legalize marijuana on Oct. 17 (Washington Post World News)

ABC NewsJun 20, 2018
GOP aims at stopping family separation with immigration votes Thursday
Speaker Ryan is "hopeful" bills will pass, but the GOP currently lacks votes.

Trump's ‘Zero-Tolerance' Immigration Policy, Tax Cuts Are Destroying the U.S. Economy (Newsweek)
Speaker Ryan Plans Immigration Votes Amid Doubts That Bills Can Pass (NPR Headline News)

FT.com - EuropeJun 20, 2018
Oil trader warns Opec not to raise output too fast
Pierre Andurand points to low spare capacity to deal with unexpected supply outages

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 20, 2018
On Washington: G.O.P. Lawmakers Hope Trump's Border Action Heads Off Political Threat
The executive order relieved pressure on lawmakers under fierce fire for the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 20, 2018
Trump Retreats on Separating Families, but Thousands May Remain Apart
"It is still very early, and we are awaiting further guidance on the matter," Brian Marriott, the senior director of communications for the Administration for Children and Families.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 20, 2018
Horrific Details on Syria Chemical Attacks Left Out, for Now, From U.N. Report
An early draft of a report on the recapture of rebel-held Damascus suburbs contained information about chemical attacks omitted from the final version.

BBC Front PageJun 20, 2018
World Cup 2018: Iran 0-1 Spain - the throw-in everyone is talking about
Iran defender Milad Mohammadi's failed throw-in against Spain has commentators and social media in hysterics.

Int'l Herald TribuneJun 20, 2018
Children Taken at the Border Arrive in New York Shelters
Mayor Bill de Blasio said that 350 children separated from their parents had come through a shelter in East Harlem, and that the youngest of them was just 9 months old.

CNBC World NewsJun 20, 2018
OPEC inches closer to reaching an oil output deal at its most contentious gathering in years
Analysts are growing more optimistic that OPEC will reach a deal to increase oil production when they meet on Friday.

NPR Headline NewsJun 20, 2018
Atul Gawande Named CEO Of Health Venture By Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway And JPMorgan
A surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Gawande is probably best known for his work writing about how to improve quality and lower costs in health care.

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Name C.E.O. for Health Initiative (Int'l Herald Tribune)

NPR Topics: NewsJun 20, 2018
Charleston, Key Port For Slaves In America, Apologizes And Meditates On Racism Today
The plight of migrant families at the U.S. southern border was also mentioned, amid discussions of exploiting laborers and treating people of a different race as chattel in the slave era.

CNBC World NewsJun 20, 2018
Burger King apologizes for offer to women who get pregnant by World Cup players
It promised a reward of free burgers to women who get pregnant by World Cup players.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 20, 2018
MIT Clears Junot Diaz Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations
After a monthlong investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz has been cleared by MIT to continue teaching there next year.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 20, 2018
The Original DREAMer Recalls 'All Pervasive' Fear As An Undocumented Child
The DREAM Act all started with Tereza Lee. As Congress prepares to vote on immigration this week, she discusses her journey as an undocumented child and her views on the current moment.

NPR Topics: NewsJun 20, 2018
Hungary Passes 'Stop Soros' Laws, Bans Aid To Undocumented Immigrants
The right-wing parliament made it illegal for organizations and individuals to help asylum-seekers. A separate constitutional amendment declared an "alien population" can't be settled in the country.
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