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Kushner meets with Egypt, Qatar leaders about Mideast plan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House adviser Jared Kushner met separately on Thursday with the leaders of Egypt and Qatar, two in a series of meetings Kushner has held in the Middle East over a much-anticipated U.S. plan for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
UPDATE 2-Trump seeks to ease limits on child immigrant detentions
WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - The Trump administration asked a federal court on Thursday to ease curbs on the detention of immigrant children who enter the country illegally with their parents, a key part of President Donald Trump's executive order aimed at ending the separation of immigrant families.
Hodeidah offensive prompts France to downgrade Yemen conference
PARIS, June 21 (Reuters) - France is downgrading an international humanitarian conference on Yemen after Saudi-led coalition forces stormed the main port Hodeidah, diplomatic and aid sources said on Thursday.
Pompeo plans N.Korea meeting at 'earliest possible date' -U.S. spokeswoman
WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet with North Korean officials "at the earliest possible date" to implement the outcome of the recent leaders' summit, a State Department spokeswoman said on Thursday.
UPDATE 2-Judge denies request by ex-Trump campaign aide to suppress evidence
WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday declined a request by President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort to suppress evidence seized from a storage unit by investigators for Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Advertisers Start to Return to Samantha Bee's 'Full Frontal'
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Madison Avenue is in the early stages of making a U-turn for Samantha Bee's "Full Frontal."
Assad presses assault in southwest Syria, civilians flee
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest with artillery on Thursday, in a steady escalation by President Bashar al-Assad who has vowed to win back the area bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Immigration detainees influx squeezes healthcare at California prison -workers
WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - An influx of hundreds of immigration detainees at a U.S. prison in California is straining its medical staff and raising concerns about the adequacy of healthcare for detainees and inmates, several employees at the prison have told Reuters.
UPDATE 4-Assad presses assault in southwest Syria, civilians flee
BEIRUT, June 21 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest with artillery on Thursday, in a steady escalation by President Bashar al-Assad who has vowed to win back the area bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
Slovak police charge ex-minister over claims against CME TV station
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Slovak police have charged two people with forgery offences against a television station owned by Central European Media Enterprises, police said on Thursday.
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