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Ethiopia and Eritrea say war over, U.N. hails 'wind of hope' in Africa

Ethiopia and Eritrea say war over, U.N. hails 'wind of hope' in Africa
  • Ethiopia and Eritrea say war over, U.N. hails 'wind of hope' in Africa FWC: Ethiopia and Eritrea say war over, U.N. hails ‘wind of hope’ in Africa

    By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia and Eritrea declared their “state of war” over on Monday and agreed to open embassies, develop ports and resume flights, concrete signs of a rapprochement that has swept away two decades of hostility in a matter of weeks. The announcement promised to…

  • Border Patrol Agents Rescue Mother, Child Abandoned by Human Smuggler FWC: Border Patrol Agents Rescue Mother, Child Abandoned by Human Smuggler

    Border Patrol agents in the Laredo Sector rescued a Honduran woman and her young son after human smugglers abandoned them in the South Texas heat with little food and water. The mother and her eight-year-old had been traveling for three days after being smuggled into the U.S.

  • Judge rejects blanket delay to reunite families FWC: Judge rejects blanket delay to reunite families

    A judge on Friday refused to grant the Trump administration a blanket extension of the deadline to reunite children separated from their parents at the border, instead acknowledging that more time may be justified only in specific cases. (July 6)         

  • Boris Johnson Resigns From U.K.'s Foreign Secretary Post Over May's Brexit Plan FWC: Boris Johnson Resigns From U.K.’s Foreign Secretary Post Over May’s Brexit Plan

    “I have sadly concluded that I must go,” Johnson wrote in his resignation letter to Prime Minister Theresa May. He quit hours after Brexit Secretary David Davis also resigned. (Image credit: Simon Dawson/Reuters)

  • For Trump, #MeToo is #SoWhat? Yet again, his attitude and hires show deep antipathy toward women FWC: For Trump, #MeToo is #SoWhat? Yet again, his attitude and hires show deep antipathy toward women

    President Trump wants a Supreme Court that will overturn Roe vs. Wade. He supported separating mothers from their small children at the border. And he has revived his nickname for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, turning “Pocahontas” into a slur that is both racist and sexist. Does it surprise anyone…

  • Judge rules that migrant kids can’t be held in long-term detention FWC: Judge rules that migrant kids can’t be held in long-term detention

    A federal judge dealt the Trump administration a blow on Monday, ruling that captured migrant kids can’t be held in long-term detention. US District Court Judge Dolly Gee, in Los Angeles, turned down the feds’ bid to nix the 20-day maximum stay in detention that’s been in place since 1997.…

  • Assault victim sentenced to jail for stabbing attacker FWC: Assault victim sentenced to jail for stabbing attacker

    STAMFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut man who was assaulted by three juveniles while at work has been sentenced to serve time in jail for stabbing an attacker. The Connecticut Post reports 21-year-old Jeffrey Sumpter of Bridgeport was sentenced at a Stamford courthouse on Monday to 18 months in jail. Sumpter…

  • Brett Kavanaugh: 'Semiautomatic Rifles Are Constitutionally Protected' FWC: Brett Kavanaugh: ‘Semiautomatic Rifles Are Constitutionally Protected’

    In 2011, D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh used a dissenting opinion to explain that semiautomatic handguns and rifles are “commonly-owned” and therefore constitutionally protected.