WATCH: Dem Lawmaker Says Illegal Immigrants Are Needed To Mow ‘Our Beautiful Lawns’ - Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) explained to his constituents that illegal immigrants are necessary members of New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District because they are willing to take on the jobs that the community’s teenagers will no longer do.
Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care - Immigrants held in U.S. detention facilities filed a lawsuit decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities.
Trump accuses New York Times of leading 'Racism Witch Hunt' after newsroom leak - President Trump accused the “Failing New York Times” of launching a “Racism Witch Hunt” after a leaked recording allegedly showed the newspaper discussing a pivot from focusing on the Russia collusion investigation to racism and Mr. Trump.
Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63 - The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul’s strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing dozens — and Afghanistan grieved again. The local Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack in the capital this year, with 63 killed and 182 wounded.
Court: US Can Reject Asylum on Parts of Border - The ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allows President Donald Trump to enforce the policy in New Mexico and Texas, rejecting asylum seekers who cross from Mexico into either state. Under the ruling, U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar's July 24 order stopping the policy would apply only in California and Arizona, which are covered by the 9th Circuit.
Several injured as officers pepper-spray protesters outside ICE facility in Rhode Island - Chaos broke out at the protest of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Rhode Island when a truck tried to drive through protesters and corrections officers ended up pepper-spraying the crowd.
Trump's Message to G7 Leaders: Be More Like US - President Donald Trump will highlight US economic policies under his stewardship at meetings with other G7 leaders in France and encourage allies to follow the American model to stave off problems with the global economy, officials said.
Elizabeth Warren Kicks Off Policy Speech To Native Americans With An Apology: ‘I Am Sorry’ - Elizabeth Warren apologized for her claim of Native American ancestry during an appearance at a candidate forum. Warren clarified that she is “not a person of color” and does not believe she is a citizen of a tribe, despite listing herself as a minority in the Association of American Law Schools directory from 1986-1994 and identifying herself as Native American to the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard for federal reporting purposes. The senator also identified herself as “American Indian” on a registration form for the State Bar of Texas in the 1980s.
Commentary: Omar and Tlaib rightly blocked from visiting ‘non-existent’ country Palestine - "...They rejected invitations to travel with other congressional members. Trips were organized to give new members briefings on security issues and included political perspectives from the government as well as critics. They also refused any government briefings and their itinerary mentioned only “Palestine,” a country that doesn’t exist and a word used to deny Israel’s right to exist. The group that planned Omar and Tlaib’s trip, MIFTAH, runs a Web site that publishes anti-Semitic articles and celebrates Palestinian terrorists. The link guarantees that the trip would have been a nonstop assault on Israel."
House Democrats weigh action against U.S. and Israel ambassadors over banned visit - Senior Democratic members of Congress are considering action against top emissaries of the Israeli government and the Trump administration for their roles in Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota from entering the country.
North Korea’s Missile Tests Fail to Provoke Response From Washington - Pyongyang sees diminished returns with its short-range launches
ISIS is building a new caliphate from inside a Syrian refugee camp, and the West has no plan to combat it - Claim: "ISIS women run a morality police inside the camp, enforcing sharia law and even conducting brutal executions."
North Korea spits out insults, launches missiles and rejects talks with South - North Korea spat out insults at South Korean President Moon Jae-in, rejected the idea of dialogue with Seoul and launched two more missiles into the sea, in the latest display of rage at joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises.
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