Trump defends policies on border, North Korea in visit to Las Vegas

Trump defends policies on border, North Korea in visit to Las VegasBy Steve Holland LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Donald Trump defended his tough stance on immigrants crossing the U.S. border with Mexico on Saturday, praising his administration for a job well done and saying his approach will make the United States stronger. Trump also said his peace initiative with North Korea was already paying off despite criticism that his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this month was long on positive imagery but short on specific accomplishments. Trump, who was in Las Vegas to lend support to U.S. Senator Dean Heller of Nevada, a Republican who is facing a stiff challenge to re-election, has been under fire for a policy that separates children from their parents when they illegally cross the U.S. border with Mexico.



White House press secretary says asked to leave restaurant for working for Trump

White House press secretary says asked to leave restaurant for working for TrumpWhite House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Saturday that she had been asked to leave a Virginia restaurant the night before because she worked for President Donald Trump. "Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left," Sanders said on the official Press Secretary Twitter account. The Red Hen could not immediately be reached and their website did not appear to be working.



South Carolina congressional candidate seriously injured in fatal car crash

South Carolina congressional candidate seriously injured in fatal car crashArrington, 47, was the passenger in a car driven by a friend on Friday night when a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction struck them on Highway 17 in Charleston County as they were going to Hilton Head where Arrington was to receive an award from a state medical organization, the campaign said on Twitter. "Katie sustained a fracture in her back and several broken ribs, as well as injuries that required Katie to undergo major surgery including the removal of a portion of her small intestine and a portion of her colon," the statement said. The Charleston County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter that two people were seriously injured and one person was killed in the crash.



No drugs in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

No drugs in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor(This version of the June 22 story was corrected to show traces of alcohol, medicines were found) PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday. Bourdain, host of CNN's food-and-travel-focused "Parts Unknown" television series, was 61. Trace of alcohol," he said, listing the findings of the investigation.



Four arrested in Pittsburgh as protest calls for justice after police shooting

Four arrested in Pittsburgh as protest calls for justice after police shootingPolice made four arrests during the hours-long demonstration that wound through the streets of the Steel City as hundreds of protesters blocked intersections and major thoroughfares, disrupting rush-hour and Friday-night traffic, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and a CNN affiliate reported. Protesters have taken to the streets nightly this week since Antwon Rose, 17, was shot and killed by an East Pittsburgh police officer as he ran from a vehicle after it was stopped by police who were searching for a suspect in an earlier drive-by shooting. Friday's protest stopped at one point in front of PNC Park where Major League Baseball's Pittsburgh Pirates played the Arizona Diamondbacks.





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