Vile act of torture prohibited ‘under all circumstances’, UN chief affirms on International Day to s

While the prohibition of torture is “absolute, under all circumstances”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres bemoaned the fact that “this core principle is undermined every day” - in detention centres, prisons, police stations, psychiatric institutions and other places where captor can prey on captive.

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's southern border with Mexico.

Senate passes border security funding bill after rejecting House version

Senate lawmakers hope the House will adopt the Senate bill, since it passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, 84 to 8

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border with Mexico...

Senate rejects House border migrant aid bill

A bid to send humanitarian aid to America's southern border has failed in the Republican-led Senate.

Bank stocks will soon yield more than the debt of developing countries like Mexico and Brazil

Lenders including J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America are widely expected to increase dividends this week.

Peace in the Gulf ‘at a critical juncture’ says DiCarlo, urging continuation of Iran nuclear deal

The Iran nuclear deal must “continue to work for all”, despite moves by both the United States and Iran which have destabilized the “hard-won” 2015 agreement, the UN Political Affairs chief told Security Council members on Wednesday. 

JPMorgan Chase CEO says student debt crisis a "disgrace" that's "hurting America"

It's not the first time the head of nation's biggest bank has spoken out about what he calls "irresponsible" lending

Militants in Syria Tried to Attack Russia's Kmeymim Airbase with Drones - Military

Previously, the head of Russia's Reconciliation Centre in Syria said that militant groups acting in the Idlib de-escalation zone haven't ceased their attempts to attack Russia's Hmeymim base and Syrian government troops.

'Dog the Bounty Hunter' star Beth Chapman dead at age 51

Beth Chapman lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 26, at the age of 51, her husband, Dog the Bounty Hunter, confirmed.

Trump, without offering evidence, accuses Mueller of crimes

U.S. President Donald Trump, without offering evidence, directly accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller of committing a crime on Wednesday, saying Mueller had illegally "terminated" F...

No 'Clear, Scientific and Convincing' Proof About Who Was Behind Gulf Tanker Attacks – UAE

A pair of coordinated attacks against six tankers off the Emirati coast and the Gulf of Oman in mid-May and mid-June prompted the US and its allies to express "grave concerns" and to accuse Iran of being involved. Tehran has denied the charges, calling the attacks beyond suspicious and accusing Washington of escalating the crisis in the region.

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