U.S. judge orders migrant children to be released from hotel detention

President Donald Trump’s administration must stop detaining migrant children in hotels, a federal judge ruled Friday. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security must cease placing children in hotels by Sept. 15, Judge Dolly Gee of the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles decided. She also ordered the department to “transfer all minors — both accompanied…

Trump Executive Orders Were to ‘Bolster Stock Market’ Not Help Hungry Children

Monday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said President Donald Trump’s executive orders addressing the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic were an “illusion” meant to bolster the stock market and cut benefits to children who are “food insecure in our country.” Pelosi said, “What we’re seeing is illusion. It’s important…

Criticism and constitutional issues greet Trump’s executive orders

Trump on Saturday laid out actions he said would cut taxes for workers through the end of the year, extend unemployment benefits at a reduced rate, renew a moratorium on evictions during the pandemic, and defer student loan payments and interest until the end of the year. But top Democrats on Sunday slammed those actions,…

Premier Doug Ford extends all COVID-19 emergency orders to June 30

Premier Doug Ford is extending Ontario’s emergency orders until the end of the month even though the province’s economy is gradually opening up as new COVID-19 cases start to dwindle. Ford on Wednesday announced that all emergency orders in force under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act will remain in effect until June 30….

Three Southern California churches sue Gov. Newsom over coronavirus orders

Three Southern California churches that want to keep their doors open during the coronavirus outbreak sued Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials Monday, arguing that social distancing orders violate the 1st Amendment right to freedom of religion and assembly. The suit, filed in the federal court for the Central District of California, also names state…

Deliveroo offer last minute Easter eggs orders for the weekend

Easter will feel like a strange one for most – but that doesn’t mean you can’t surround yourself with Easter Eggs to have some normality. Deliveroo are delivering those all important chocolate treats straight to your door ahead of the bank holiday weekend. If you can’t make it out to the shops and an online…

Top UN Court Orders Myanmar to Protect Rohingya from Genocide — Global Issues

Judges at the International Court of Justice in The Hague consider the case against Myanmar. Credit: ICJ-CIJ/Wendy van Breeunited nations Thursday, January 23, 2020 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23 (IPS) – Myanmar must take steps to protect its minority Rohingya population, the top UN court unanimously ruled on Thursday. The International  Court of Justice  (ICJ) also ordered authorities to prevent the destruction of evidence related to…