News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 06, 2019, 08.52 AM(IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

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Read the top five stories of the morning here.

Starting 'fairly soon', says Trump on immigration raids

President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as US migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come.

US President Donald Trump seeks to override Supreme Court ruling on census

President Donald Trump said Friday he was weighing an executive order to overcome a Supreme Court ruling blocking his administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 US census, which opponents say is politically motivated.

Fuel prices go up in Delhi, petrol costlier by Rs 2.45 at Rs 72.96

Petrol price in Delhi went up on Saturday by Rs 2.45, it will now cost Rs 72.96 per litre in the capital city. Diesel price has gone up by Rs 2.36, now at 66.69 per litre in Delhi.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' divorce final with $38 billion settlement: Report

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalised by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported.

Alaska heat wave shatters city's record, disrupts jobs and lives

Fourth of July fireworks were cancelled due to risk of wildfires caused by 'extreme dry weather conditions,' as temperatures matching those in Miami highlighted rapid warming in a region considered particularly vulnerable to climate change.