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Protesters taunt US homeland security secretary as she eats Mexican meal
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Kirstjen Nielsen was confronted over family separations while out to diner at a Mexican restaurant: ‘If kids don’t eat in peace, you don’t eat in peace’Kirstjen Nielsen, Trump’s homeland security secretary, faced protesters while dining at a Mexican restaurant amid growing backlash surrounding the US policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border.Video posted by the Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America showed protesters shouting at the embattled Trump official as she tried to ignore the chants. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Nikki Haley: US will lead on human rights outside 'misnamed' UN council – video
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US ambassador Nikki Haley says America is withdrawing from the UN human rights council, saying abusers continue to serve on, and be elected to, the council. Haley claims the council continues to politicise and scapegoat countries with 'positive human rights records'. She called it a 'cesspool of political bias' that targets Israel in particular. 'We will continue to lead on human rights outside the misnamed human rights council,' she says. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Coalition's tax plan on a knife edge – politics live
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The government and Labor have spent the night negotiating with the crossbench. All the day’s events, live 1.41am BST As Katharine Murphy reported, the government is funding a study into workplace harassment – because once you report something to HR, then what?Kelly O’Dwyer announced the study with the Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins this morning. Here is the statement her office sent out: 1.29am BST Scott Morrison has spoken on the news Telstra is to slash 30% of its workforce – 8,000 people:Like all Australians, I am very disappointed to learn that news, but there is only one thing that I can say in response – that the government has been working hard to ensure that the economy that they will go back into now, to find another job, there are more jobs in that economy today than there was before. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Canada legalises cannabis use after successful Senate vote
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Cannabis Act passes, with the legislation expected to take effect in a few monthsRecreational cannabis use in Canada is to become legal after the Senate approved the legislation. Related: 'I deliver to your house': pot dealers on why legalization won't kill the black market Continue reading... (The Guardian)
US forces preparing for North Korea to hand over war dead
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US military in South Korea expect to receive remains of unknown number of missing US or allied service members US forces in South Korea are preparing for the North Koreans to turn over the remains of an unknown number of US or allied service members who have been missing since the Korean war, US officials have said. Related: Pentagon cancels Freedom Guardian military drill with South Korea Continue reading... (The Guardian)
New British army chief urges shift towards tech-driven warfare
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Gen Mark Carleton-Smith will say in first speech that army must ‘place big bets’ on techBritish forces must shift their focus to include confronting adversaries in the virtual world as well as on the battlefield, according to the army’s new chief of the general staff, Gen Mark Carleton-Smith.Carleton-Smith will make the call during his first speech in the role, at the closing of a two-day conference on land warfare. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
US quits UN human rights council – 'a cesspool of political bias'
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Nikki Haley says council is ‘protector of human rights abusers’ that targets Israel in particular and ignores atrocities elsewhereThe US is withdrawing from the United Nations human rights council, the Trump administration announced on Tuesday, calling it a “cesspool of political bias” that targets Israel in particular while ignoring atrocities in other countries. Related: Trump campaign manager calls on president to fire Jeff Sessions Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Trump campaign manager calls on president to fire Jeff Sessions
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Brad Parscale made the statement on Twitter while criticizing Robert Mueller’s investigationDonald Trump’s campaign manager has called on the president to fire his attorney general, Jeff Sessions.Brad Parscale, the manager for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign, made the statement on Twitter while criticizing the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Morning mail: Australia forgoing billions in corporate tax revenue
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Wednesday: Multinationals are shifting billions to offshore tax havens each year, a report has found. Plus: the refugees who’ve died in offshore detentionGood morning, this is Richard Parkin bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 20 June. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Labour to propose Bank of England remit to boost productivity
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John McDonnell will call for major changes to UK’s financial system based on broad reviewThe Bank of England could be given a mandate to boost productivity growth under a Labour government as part of opposition plans to overhaul the country’s “economic architecture”.Revealing the findings from a review of the UK financial system, the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, will on Wednesday make the case for a fundamental transformation that could include a revamp of the Bank’s remit in order to help drive economic growth. Continue reading... (The Guardian)