California voters to weigh splitting into three states
BBC News, 13 June at 18:22
A billionaire venture capitalist's bid to split California into three separate states has earned a spot on the ballot in November's mid-term elections. If Tim Draper's Cal-3 initiative gets a majority vote, it would trigger a long process to split
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Draper plan that would carve up California into three states qualifies for November ballot
Radical plan to split California into three states earns spot on November ballot
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Trump orders creation of a standalone Space Force
Politico, 18 June at 20:51
President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Pentagon to establish a standalone Space Force as a new branch of the armed forces. "We are going to have the Air Force, and we are going to have the Space Force, separate but equal," Trump said at a ...
White House insists Democrats to blame for family separations, even as some in GOP urge Trump to reverse course
Washington Post, 18 June at 20:24
President Trump doubled down Monday on his insistence that Democrats are to blame for the administration's forced separation of migrant children from their families at the border, even as a growing number of Republicans urged him to reverse course.
Trump announces 'Space Force' plan as he signs space policy directive
Los Angeles Times, 18 June at 20:09
President Trump signed a space policy directive Monday aimed at coordinating federal and industry efforts to manage space traffic and debris ahead of the expected launch of hundreds or even thousands of small satellites. Trump also said he would direct
The Latest: Trump signing directive to clean up space junk
Washington Post, 18 June at 19:59
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Latest on President Donald Trump announcing new “Space Force,” other space initiatives. (all times local):. 12:50 p.m.: President Donald Trump is signing a new space policy directive at the White House that aims to reduce ...
Defiant Trump refuses to back off migrant family separations
Politico, 18 June at 19:47
President Donald Trump and his Cabinet are refusing to publicly back down from their intensely controversial practice of separating migrant families at the border, despite pressure from fellow Republicans to ease up on what critics are calling a
Muslim professor made students remove shoes, praise Allah before entering office
Washington Times, 18 June at 19:24
A newly retired Muslim professor at the University of Connecticut was caught on camera last year ordering students to remove their shoes and praise Allah before entering his office. (YouTube/@JihadWatchVideo) more >. Print. By Jessica Chasmar - The ...
Millions of US homes at risk of chronic flooding this century, new study says
CNN, 18 June at 19:03
(CNN) As many as 311,000 homes in US coastal areas could be underwater within the next 30 years, according to a recent report by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Those startling numbers echo a 2017 report from the same group that said between 165 ...
The Latest: Trump slams media coverage of North Korea summit
Washington Post, 18 June at 18:56
SEOUL, South Korea — The Latest on developments in inter-Korean relations after last week's landmark summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local):. 11:55 p.m.. U.S. President Donald Trump is ...
Ann Coulter calls immigrant children 'child actors'
The Hill, 18 June at 18:49
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter described children crying at the border after being separated from parents as “child actors” during an appearance Sunday on Fox News. Coulter also said President Trump · Donald John TrumpEx-ethics chief calls on ...
Trump admin releases video of detention center in Texas
The Hill, 18 June at 18:34
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Monday released footage of an immigration detention center in McAllen, Texas, where children have been separated from their parents as part of the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy at the border.
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