Is family separation child abuse? DHS responds

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told reporters family separation is not a policy of the current administration and responded to claims that separation is a form of child abuse.

     

 

 

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Amazon investors join ACLU urging halt to facial recognition tool used by police

The American Civil Liberties Union is leading the effort against Amazon’s Rekognition product, delivering a petition with 152,000 signatures to the company’s Seattle headquarters Monday. A group of 19 investment managing companies also expressed concerns about the tool.

     

 

 

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Senators call family separation inhumane

Lawmakers from both parties are calling family separations at the U.S.-Mexico border inhumane, though they are also accusing each other of politicizing the issue. (June 18)

     

 

 

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Microsoft, under fire for ICE deal, says it’s ‘dismayed’ by family separations at border

Microsoft came under fire on social media for post saying it was “proud” of work by ICE, in conjunction with deal to use its software

     

 

 

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Michigan governor declares ‘state of disaster’ for two counties after flash floods

The state of disaster allows the governor to deploy the National Guard to assist with rescue efforts and road repairs in affected counties.

     

 

 

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Rapper Xxxtentacion shot and killed in South Florida

The Florida rapper, 20, was gunned down in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Police confirmed Xxxtentacion was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital.

     

 

 

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