Miller faced pushback from reporters, including a heated back-and-forth with CNN’s Jim Acosta, who quoted the Statue of Liberty’s famous inscription (“give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses…”) and questioned whether the immigration policy changes were in line with those values.
“[Trump’s] rhetoric certainly leaves the road open for China. The question is: Is China ready to take it?,” said François Godement, director of the Asia and China program at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Some reports indicate that China could take a more prominent role, in partnership with Germany.
Debjani Roy is the deputy director of Hollaback, a nonprofit that offers bystander intervention training. She calls the men’s actions “heroic” — “these people had the absolute best intentions. They were considering someone else that they did not know, above themselves.”
Trump has been more willing to rattle sabers at North Korea than any recent US president, according to Susan Glasser, the chief international affairs columnist at Politico. Glasser says the tough talk has American adversaries and allies alike asking the same question about the new US leader: “Is he acting crazy like a fox, or just crazy? Are his lies on purpose and strategic, or are they just untruths?”
The French presidential election is on Sunday. If nobody wins a majority, forecasters predict that Le Pen, of the far-right National Front party, and centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron could face off in a second round the following week — though this race has been anything but predictable.
“We feel like it’s open season on law enforcement, there’s an assault on decency, and we’re here to stand with law enforcement, and in the event that we’re needed we’ll step up,” Cox said in a weekend interview.
According to the 2013 Global Study on Homicide report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, 60 percent of the murders in the US were committed with guns, compared to only 13 percent in Europe.
Previously, US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria that risked civilian deaths were permitted in limited cases.
A tie, which is now more possible, would let stand an appeals court ruling that blocks the expanded DACA and DAPA program from taking effect.
In particular, the 600,000 pages of documentation show Assad has command responsibility for the extra-judicial detention, torture and killing of thousands of his own citizens.
At least 43 people were killed and around 200 injured in a twin suicide bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State in Beirut’s southern suburbs on Thursday evening.