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U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

The United States has doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back each day to Mexico from El Paso, Texas, a Mexican immigration official said on Friday, in the first sign of action fo...

U.S. ramps up Mexico asylum returns, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

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U.S. ramps up returns of asylum seekers to Mexico, adding Cubans The United States is more than doubling the number of asylum seekers it returns to Mexico in one city and adding groups like Cubans as it rapidly expands a policy to make migrants wait out claims south of the border, Mexican and U.S. officials said....
2019-06-21 22:45

Mexico says no to safe third-country asylum discussion with U.S. Mexico will not agree to further discussion of safe third country status for asylum seekers, the foreign minister said, adding it was not clear what the Trump administration's stance was on the issue despite a deadline reached on Monday....
2019-07-22 19:00

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would have to approve any such classification first....
2019-07-15 21:15

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migration and trade, on the eve of a deadline set in a migration deal that removed threatened tariffs....
2019-07-16 21:30

Mexico foreign minister says Pompeo did not discuss 'safe third country' plan Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the previous day an earlier demand that Mexico become a ...
2019-07-23 00:30

Trump threatens Guatemala after it backs away from ‘safe third country’ asylum deal The dispute pits the United States against an impoverished country the president aims to enlist in his effort to cut migration to the southwest border....
2019-07-24 13:15

Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for asylum seekers Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country for asylum-seekers, amid growing pushback to U.S. pressure that it absorb large numbers of migrants....
2019-07-15 21:15

Mexico may consider U.S. 'safe third country' demand after 45 days Mexico's government will consider legislation to accommodate U.S. demands to make Mexico a so-called safe third country for asylum seekers if it cannot stem migration flows in 45 days, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 06:45

Honduras to analyze any U.S. safe third country migration plan Honduras will analyze any U.S. plan to have the Central American country act as a so-called safe third country to help contain migration north, but it has yet to receive any official proposal, the Honduran foreign minister said on Saturday....
2019-08-11 08:30

Mexico tells U.S. it's not ready for 'safe third country' deal: ambassador Mexico has told the United States time and again it is not ready to ink a deal forcing asylum seekers heading to the U.S. to first pursue safe haven in a Mexico, the Mexican ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, ahead of a Monday deadline....
2019-07-18 18:45

Mexico says dodges bullet on 'safe third country' talks with U.S. after stemming migrant flows Mexico said on Sunday it averted the so-called "safe third country" negotiations with the United States it desperately wanted to avoid after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Mexican efforts in reducing U.S.-bound migrant flows....
2019-07-22 07:30

U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan: document The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico's commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by President Donald Trump on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:30

Trump says he's considering options after Guatemala halts 'safe third country' designation U.S. President Donald Trump said he is now considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided to not move forward with a safe third country agreement that would have required the Central American country to take in more asylum s...
2019-07-23 19:30

Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign 'safe third country' deal Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala's potential designation as a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers, stressing it had no plans to sign such an agreement....
2019-07-15 03:45

Trump’s Deadline for an Asylum Deal With Mexico Is Monday. Here’s What We Know Donald Trump stood on the South Lawn of the White House on June 11, waving a folded piece of paper in front of the cameras that he said was an agreement with Mexico to address the migrant crisis at the border. “That’s the agreement that e...
2019-07-20 22:30

No expansion yet of U.S.-Mexico asylum program after Trump deal U.S.-bound asylum seekers are not yet being sent back to additional Mexican border towns to await processing after a deal on Friday called for the program to be immediately extended to the whole border, three Mexican officials said....
2019-06-10 06:15

President Trump Wants Asylum Seekers to Stay in Mexico. Here’s How That Would Work Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States could soon spend months or even years in Mexico waiting for their cases to be heard, but they will not yet be required to seek asylum there first. President Donald Trump has pushed for a so-called...
2019-06-11 00:15

How Trump’s Proposed Mexico Tariffs Could Devastate Trump Country As the 2020 election approaches, more than a few Republican senators are voicing their opposition to opening a new front in the president's trade wars....
2019-06-06 23:00

Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises Mexico said on Monday it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with the Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigra...
2019-06-04 04:30

Mexico draws asylum red line ahead of talks about Trump's tariffs Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-03 21:30

Mexico draws red line on asylum in talks to stop Trump tariffs Mexico on Monday made clear it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immig...
2019-06-03 20:30

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexi...
2019-05-31 18:15

Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-04 00:00

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on their way to the United States’ southwest border....
2019-07-15 23:15

WRAPUP 3-Mexico draws red line on asylum before talks on Trump's tariff threat Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-03 23:45

In Mexico, Trump's latest asylum policy stirs anger, fear and confusion Tens of thousands of migrants who have been waiting for months in Mexican border cities are struggling to understand what the U.S. new asylum policy means for them even though they've followed the rules....
2019-07-19 00:00

Mexico eyes Brazil for U.S. asylum deal as Trump revives tariff threat Mexico and the United States may explore additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, with the threat of tariffs hanging over Mexico if it does not do enough to satisfy U.S. demands, officials said on Monday....
2019-06-11 06:45

WRAPUP 2-Mexico draws asylum red line ahead of talks about Trump's tariffs Mexico on Monday said it would reject a U.S. idea to take in all Central American asylum seekers if it is raised at talks this week with Trump administration, which has threatened to impose tariffs if Mexico does not crack down on illegal immigration...
2019-06-03 22:00

Google ramps up efforts to make the Play Store a safe and positive place for kids and families While Google is constantly exploring new ways to keep its Play Store safe for every type of Android user against threats ranging from ad fraud to misleading app ratings, shopping addiction, and different forms of malware, the search giant is also foc...
2019-05-30 13:30

White House rips judge for blocking Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers The White House fired another broadside at the federal judiciary on Wednesday — targeting a judge in Seattle for supposedly being “at war with the rule of law” after she blocked President Trump’s plan to detain asylum seekers indefinitely while they ...
2019-07-03 20:15

Countdown to Trump's Mexico tariff deadline: Talks focus on asylum for migrants The Trump administration wants Mexico to agree to take almost every asylum seeker that crosses into Mexico. So far, Mexican negotiators have said no.        ...
2019-06-07 14:15

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum ...
2019-07-12 06:30

U.S.-Mexico migration talks continue as Trump returns to Washington U.S.-Mexico migration talks were set to resume on Friday as Mexican officials continue their push to reach an agreement that would avert U.S. tariffs set to take effect next week....
2019-06-07 15:30

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner returns to Mideast with peace plan First son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is back in the Middle East trying to win support for his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — which has yet to be unveiled to the public. A White House official said Tuesday that Kushner, along with Presi...
2019-05-29 06:45

Guatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure President Trump’s effort to reduce illegal immigration is showing results far south of the border, with Mexico and Guatemala stepping up efforts to deter and detain the surge of migrants from Central America....
2019-06-17 23:45

Trump says no deal yet with Mexico to halt 5% tariff plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials are claiming progress in White House talks. But President Donald Trump declared it was “not nearly enough” to halt the import taxes he is hol...
2019-06-06 07:30

GOP Senators Line Up Against Trump’s Mexico Tariff Plan WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators are declaring deep opposition to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump sai...
2019-06-05 14:00

Japan finmin: No comment on Trump's new tariff plan on Mexico Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday declined to comment on U.S. President Donald Trump's remark that the United States would impose new tariffs on all imports from Mexico unless illegal immigration from the country was stopped....
2019-05-31 05:15

In Court Without a Lawyer: The Consequences of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Plan A new Trump administration immigration initiative is forcing many asylum seekers stuck in Mexico to navigate the court system without representation....
2019-08-03 12:30

Poll: Most Americans desire more asylum judges, safe conditions at southern border A majority of Americans believe its important to increase the number of judges handling asylum cases at the border and provide safe and sanitary conditions for asylum seekers, according to a Pew Research study released M...
2019-08-13 04:45

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President’s agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Con...
2019-06-12 14:45

US returns first asylum seekers to violent Nuevo Laredo A U.S. policy to make asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through clogged U.S. immigration courts has expanded to the violent city of Nuevo Laredo...
2019-07-10 04:45

US returns first group of asylum seekers to Nuevo Laredo The so-called Remain in Mexico program for U.S. asylum seekers has expanded to another Mexican border city with the arrival of a first group of migrants to Nuevo Laredo...
2019-07-09 22:45

Guatemala says it has not pledged to be safe third country for migrants Guatemala has not committed to becoming a "safe third country," or a buffer zone for asylum seekers, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain migrant flows from Central America, interior minister Enrique Degenhart said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 23:15

Donald Trump's plan to tax Mexico shakes up Wall Street, world markets The surprise announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump to impose new tariffs on Mexico in an effort to stem illegal migration impacted Wall Street and other world financial markets on Friday....
2019-05-31 18:15

Major U.S. markets fall amid concern for Donald Trump's plan to tax Mexico The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump for new tariffs on Mexico -- an effort to stem illegal migration -- shook world financial markets Friday, as all three major Wall Street indexes posted heavy losses....
2019-06-01 04:30

Official: Guatemala hasn’t agreed to be safe third country GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called “safe third country” for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling....
2019-06-18 23:45

Official: Guatemala hasn't agreed to be safe third country A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling....
2019-06-18 23:45

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan; Trump vows migration deal details Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:30

Pelosi defends laws allowing migrants to seek asylum from home country Calling America “part of a global society,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended laws that allow illegal immigrants to seek asylum in the US — but added that she could back a change in policy that would have more migrants make the request from their o...
2019-07-11 21:45

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
2019-05-31 23:15

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
2019-06-14 00:15

Yooka-Laylee Returns With A Donkey Kong Country Style Sequel Playtonic’s spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie returns with a fresh perspective later this year in Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. This time around the third person adventure of the original is replaced with a combination of overhead 3D plat...
2019-06-07 18:45

Cuban Migrants Are Thwarted in Mexico by New Asylum Rules A surge of Cuban asylum seekers, long accustomed to preferential treatment under U.S. migration policies, are being stopped by U.S. government efforts to contain a tide of Central Americans migrating north....
2019-08-02 16:45

U.S. says to expand program sending asylum seekers to Mexico Mexico has agreed to take more migrants seeking asylum in the United States while they await adjudication of their cases, according to details of an agreement reached late on Friday that led President Donald Trump to call off threatened tariffs....
2019-06-08 04:30

US court blocks asylum curbs at Mexico border A judge has blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a law to bar the vast majority of asylum applications at the US-Mexican border. It's the latest legal defeat for a White House seeking to stem migration....
2019-07-25 04:30

Mexico begins busing home migrants seeking asylum in U.S. The Mexican government on Tuesday began busing dozens of Central American migrants to their native countries, after they'd been forced to wait in Mexico while their U.S. asylum claims are being processed....
2019-07-03 16:30

U.S. doubled number of asylum seekers sent to Mexico daily: official Luis Carlos Cano, a spokesman for Mexico's national immigration agency in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, said starting Thursday some 200 asylum seekers per day were being sent back, up from 100 previously....
2019-06-15 08:00

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U.S. border....
2019-06-10 20:45

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 22:15

Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico. About 30,000 migrants have been sent back to northern Mexican border cities to await U.S. asylum hearings under ...
2019-08-17 12:45

U.S., Mexico set talks amid tension over new curbs on asylum-seekers The chief diplomats of Mexico and the United States plan to meet on Sunday for talks about a new U.S. rule restricting asylum applications from Central American migrants that would burden Mexico's already-overwhelmed refugee agency....
2019-07-16 21:15

Mexico sends 70 migrants seeking asylum in US back home A Mexican official said Tuesday about 70 Central American migrants who’d been returned to Ciudad Juarez from the US to await the outcome of their asylum claims were being bused back to their home countries. The official with the Foreign Relations Dep...
2019-07-02 21:15

O’Rourke to visit Mexico, meet turned away US asylum-seekers WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is heading to Mexico to meet with immigrants seeking U.S. asylum but “turned away.” In his first international trip as a White House hopeful, the former congressman w...
2019-06-30 10:30

The U.S. begins returning asylum seekers to one of Mexico’s most dangerous states On Tuesday morning, the United States sent the first 12 migrants back to Tamaulipas under a program known as the Migration Protection Protocols. Mexican authorities dismissed them from the city’s immigration office without any transportation or assis...
2019-07-10 20:30

Mexico buses home migrants who gave up on U.S. asylum claims Dozens of Central American migrants who were forced to wait in Mexico for their asylum claims to be processed in the United Stated opted on Tuesday to return to their home countries with the Mexican government's help, the foreign ministry said....
2019-07-03 01:01

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the U.S., but were turned away at the border. In his ...
2019-07-01 00:30

Mexico rejects idea to keep Central American asylum seekers Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said Monday that his country would reject a proposed solution to the immigration and tariff stand-off with the U.S. that would involve it keeping Central American asylum seekers....
2019-06-04 03:30

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
2019-07-15 23:30

Senate confirms Landau as ambassador to Mexico The U.S. Senate confirmed attorney Christopher Landau as ambassador to Mexico on Thursday, filling a position important to negotiations on trade and immigration but which has been vacant for more than a year....
2019-08-01 21:45

New border plan: Migrants get 15 days to prove asylum claim — or leave Frustrated with the nonstop surge of illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, a new and bipartisan solution has emerged to give migrant families 15 days to prove they deserve asylum or be sent home....
2019-07-18 17:30

Trump ramps up diatribe against four Democratic congresswomen Trump is setting the tone for the 2020 election by painting four leftist congresswomen as the face of the Democrats. It comes after the House called his comments against the four minority women racist....
2019-07-18 07:45

Few migrants seeking U.S. asylum successfully claim fear of waiting in Mexico About 1% of the migrants sent to wait in Mexico pending the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims have successfully claimed that they would face danger if they had to stay in Mexico, a top U.S. immigration official said on Friday....
2019-06-29 09:45

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
2019-06-05 05:15

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico....
2019-07-01 02:15

U.S. churches, some immigration officers denounce sending asylum seekers to Mexico U.S. faith leaders on Thursday expressed outrage over a Trump administration policy that sends asylum seekers to some of Mexico's most violent cities, echoing U.S. asylum officers who said the program was contrary to America's "moral fabric."...
2019-06-27 20:45

LGBT asylum-seekers exempt from 'Remain in Mexico' policy and can stay in US Asylum-seekers who arrive at the southern border and claim to be LGBT are exempt from the U.S.-Mexico “Remain in Mexico” policy and will not be returned to Mexico to await decisions by U.S. immigration judges, several U.S. border officials told the W...
2019-07-16 06:45

Mexico is not a safe option for investors fleeing Argentina Country risk analysts are less than enthused by the weak economy and slow pace of reforms, as government policy provides more questions than answers....
2019-08-16 20:45

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as U.S. negotiators met Guatemalan officials....
2019-06-15 00:30

Mexico begins busing migrants to southern border as they await asylum trials Mexico is sending some of the 30,000 Central American migrants vying for asylum in the United States on 750-mile bus rides — all the way back to southern Mexico, officials said. The “Remain in Mexico” program pushed by the Trump administration has fo...
2019-08-17 19:45

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, port of entry, according to a Mexican official....
2019-06-15 00:30

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-23 01:00

Judge Blocks William Barr's Inhumane Plan to Deny Asylum Seekers Bail A federal judge has blocked a plan by the Trump administration that would have denied bail to asylum seekers who crossed into the U.S. illegally, according to Bloomberg. The ruling was made in response to a class-action lawsuit brought by asylum seek...
2019-07-03 08:45

Trump eyes Biden as he ramps up reelection bid with Pennsylvania rally President Donald Trump is set to rally his supporters Monday in central Pennsylvania, a key battleground state that has been flashing warning signs for Trump's reelection campaign....
2019-05-21 14:38

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 05:30

Shell confirms two killed after accident at Auger platform in Gulf of Mexico Royal Dutch Shell confirmed two fatalities as a result of an incident at its Auger Tension Leg Platform in the deep-water U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Sunday morning....
2019-07-01 15:45

‘It’s Not Safe Here.’ Migrants Detail Violence They Face as U.S. Makes Them Wait in Mexico (CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico) — Roberto Escalona Moreno says he witnessed a double murder on the street last week near the hostel where he is staying. The Cuban immigrant has been assaulted, and his friends have been shaken down by police, he says. M...
2019-06-28 03:00

Narco safe houses, ranches and luxury apartments auctioned in Mexico Houses with swimming pools and escape tunnels, a ranch surrounded by hectares of land and a luxury apartment with a grisly history were among the 27 properties Mexico had seized from drug traffickers and others were auctioned on Sunday....
2019-06-23 23:30

Missing medical school graduate from Arkansas found safe in Mexico _____ A recent medical school graduate and Arkansas native who went missing in Mexico has been found safe, Mexican officials said late on Friday. Jesse Pacheco, 29, who graduated from Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara’s medical school last weekend ...
2019-06-23 00:00

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "safe third country," two Mexican sources said....
2019-06-07 23:30

Trump Ramps Up Dangerous Rhetoric About Mental Illness After Mass Shootings Donald Trump is not equipped to solve the epidemic of massive gun violence in our society. This is evidenced by how Trump’s responded to most acts of violence in this country, but also in what he’s suggesting as the country continues to reel from the...
2019-08-16 16:45

Mexico: Country has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged from high-stakes talks over U.S. tariffs “with its dignity intact.”...
2019-06-09 09:00

Mexico becomes first country to ratify USMCA trade deal Mexico has been a strong proponent of the pact, which builds on NAFTA, the free-trade accord that has transformed this nation’s economy over the past 25 years....
2019-06-20 05:15

Trump, blocked by court on executive orders, ramps up agency moves against unions It’s been almost 26 months since a federal court judge stymied President Trump’s effort to undermine the power of federal unions through three executive orders. But that hasn’t stopped relentless attempts to reach the same goal through a different ro...
2019-07-09 15:45

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
2019-07-03 18:15

Mexico minister says country has fulfilled pledge to U.S. to reduce migration Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to reduce migration from Central America, as agreed to in a deal with the United States....
2019-07-19 23:00

Japanese automakers tout US-based jobs at all-time high as Trump ramps up trade war Japanese automakers say they generated more than 1.6 million jobs in the U.S. at manufacturing plants, dealerships and suppliers. Of those jobs, more than 94,000 people are directly employed by the companies....
2019-05-21 17:45

Tour Mexico's wine country: See photos of Valle de Guadalupe Where do you go after touring Napa Valley? Try Mexico's wine country, Valle de Guadalupe, located 75 miles south of Tijuana.        ...
2019-06-06 13:45

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
2019-07-03 18:30

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers The accord is not final, and President Trump might not accept it, but the deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican national guard troops to the border with Guatemala....
2019-06-07 08:30

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul country's 'dysfunctional criminal justice system' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled Sunday a criminal justice overhaul to "reform every aspect of America's dysfunctional criminal justice system" by ending "for-profit greed" in the system, expanding inmates' rights and ch...
2019-08-18 21:30

Already been to Napa Valley? Next, head south to Mexico's wine country, Valle de Guadalupe Head 75 miles south of Tijuana and discover Mexico's answer to Napa Valley, Valle de Guadalupe, one of the country's most sophisticated destinations.        ...
2019-06-06 17:01

‘Mosques should be safe havens, not sites of terror’, says Guterres announcing UN plan to help safeguard religious sites In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his intention to launch a UN action plan for the safeguarding of religious sites, declaring that “mosques and all places of prayer...
2019-05-21 18:45

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
2019-06-27 18:45

UPDATE 3-Mexico teases Pemex plan, banks say unimpressed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled part of its keenly-awaited business plan, meant as a road map to bring the world's most indebted oil company back to financial health, but failed to impress banks who warned it did little to reduce a ratings downgrade risk....
2019-07-16 22:15

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory-Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
2019-05-25 15:15

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligatory in 2020, Spanish company Cabify said on Friday....
2019-05-25 06:30

Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age returns with chaos-proof plan! Some kids still won't get a toy The maker of "furry friends" toys has a plan to avoid long lines and closed stores of last summer. But not every child who wants a toy will get one.        ...
2019-06-11 14:30

UPDATE 5-Mexico unveils Pemex business plan, but banks underwhelmed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled parts of a keenly awaited business plan meant to bring the world's most indebted oil company back from the abyss, but its vow of $7.2 billion in government support failed to dispel worries of a ratings downgrade....
2019-07-17 03:45

US and Mexico working on plan to stop migrants at Guatemala border: report US and Mexican officials are floating a plan to deploy thousands of Mexican troops on the Guatemalan border to choke off the flow of illegal immigrants — and persuade President Trump to back off imposing tariffs on Mexican imports. Mexico would send ...
2019-06-07 09:15

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute The announcement came after President Trump threatened a series of escalating tariffs unless Mexico stopped the growing flow of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. border....
2019-06-01 01:15

Mexican foreign minister says Mexico will meet with 19 countries over migration plan Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico would meet with 19 countries in the coming weeks in an attempt to boost support for a plan to stem illegal migration toward the United States....
2019-06-21 16:45

UPDATE 4-Mexico unveils Pemex business plan, but banks underwhelmed Mexico on Tuesday unveiled parts of a keenly awaited business plan meant to bring the world's most indebted oil company back from the abyss, but its vow of $7.2 billion in government support failed to dispel worries of a ratings downgrade....
2019-07-17 03:15

Trump, RNC file legal challenges to Calif. law seeking release of Trump’s tax returns The measure, signed late last month by Gov. Gavin Newsom, requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to disclose tax returns to qualify for the primary ballot....
2019-08-06 21:00

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans asylum U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking into the possibility of granting asylum or temporary protected status to Venezuelans fleeing political turmoil in their country....
2019-06-12 01:45

Mexico finance minister says Pemex plan first step in dialogue with ratings agencies Mexico's newly appointed finance minister, Arturo Herrera, said on Tuesday that a business plan presented by state oil firm Pemex earlier in the day was the first step in a permanent dialogue with ratings agencies....
2019-07-17 03:45

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
2019-07-17 05:15

Trump Moves to Destroy Asylum System as We Know It The Trump administration moved today to drastically change the country’s asylum rules, effectively ending the possibility for many Central American migrants or refugees to apply for asylum and fundamentally breaking the system as we know it....
2019-07-16 05:45

Federal judge blocks Trump's asylum ban A federal judge in California blocked the Trump administration's new rule that prohibits the vast majority of Central American migrants from asylum in the United States....
2019-07-25 08:45

Judge blocks new Trump asylum rule A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Wednesday stopped the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that would bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-07-25 02:15

Trump administration announces new asylum rules The Trump administration said Monday it will change asylum rules, essentially making Central American migrants traveling through Mexico ineligible to seek protection in the United States....
2019-07-15 17:15

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming to the United States. Under the new rule, migrant...
2019-07-16 03:45

Trump administration announces asylum restrictions TUCSON –The Trump administration announced a new rule that would make it a lot more difficult for migrants to seek asylum in the United States. The rule would end protection for those who came to the US through Mexico but did not first apply fo...
2019-07-16 05:45

Mexico's TV Azteca, Allied Esports plan digital channel to show video games Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca said on Thursday it had agreed to form a "strategic alliance" with Allied Esports and Black Ridge Acquisition Corp to create a digital channel broadcasting electronic sports....
2019-06-20 22:30

| Judge blocks Trump asylum restriction: reports A judge has blocked a move by US President Donald Trump's administration to stop migrants from claiming asylum unless they had entered the country at an official border crossing, news outlets have reported....
2019-08-03 17:30

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration ...
2019-07-15 21:15

Trump administration scores win over challenge to asylum restriction A federal judge ruled on Wednesday to leave in place a Trump administration rule that would place restrictions on individuals seeking asylum in the United States if they passed through a third country on their way to the border between the U.S. and M...
2019-07-24 20:00

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says Trump was right about asylum system, ‘pains me to say’ Fareed Zakaria, the CNN anchor, on Sunday said it “pains” him to admit it, but President Trump was correct that the U.S. finds itself in a crisis with asylum system and the number of new arrivals....
2019-07-03 10:15

More asylum seekers sue Trump administration over prolonged U.S. detention A group of detained asylum seekers sued the U.S. government on Thursday claiming immigration officials in five southern states are systematically denying them parole....
2019-05-31 05:15

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Rando...
2019-08-03 09:01

Trump confirms he is considering attempt to buy Greenland President says bid would be ‘essentially a real estate deal'Danish semi-autonomous territory has said it is not for saleDonald Trump has confirmed he is considering an attempt to buy Greenland for strategic reasons, though he said the idea is “not No...
2019-08-19 00:00

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
2019-07-18 00:45

President Trump Wants to Dramatically Limit People Seeking Asylum in the U.S. When Gabriela left her home in El Salvador in 2011, she did not know anything about U.S. immigration law. She just knew that she needed to escape from domestic violence and find a new life elsewhere. After spending weeks crossing Guatemala and Mexico...
2019-06-13 00:15

Judge blocks Trump's latest sweeping asylum rule A federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a new rule that aimed to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border....
2019-07-25 06:15

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United...
2019-07-16 03:30

After Tariff Threat, Trump Says Guatemala Has Agreed to New Asylum Rules The administration has signed an agreement with Guatemala to require migrants who travel through that country to seek asylum there instead of in the United States....
2019-07-31 23:01

Trump rule restricting asylum seekers struck down by court A U.S. federal judge on Friday struck down one of President Donald Trump's initiatives to curtail asylum claims, ruling that the government could not reject migrants who had crossed the border illegally....
2019-08-03 06:45

Trump threatens tariffs on Guatemala for not accepting asylum agreement President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Guatemala as punishment for the country not signing a Safe Third Agreement, which would require Guatemala to process asylum claims....
2019-07-23 20:15

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections for almost all migrants who arrive at the US-Mexi...
2019-07-16 06:45

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue their claims in a third country they traveled through before seeking safe haven in the Uni...
2019-07-15 21:15

ACLU sues to block Trump's new sweeping asylum restrictions Four civil rights organizations sued the Trump administration Tuesday to block a new rule that would make most asylum seekers inadmissible from entering the United States through its southern border....
2019-07-17 15:00

Trump Confirms Immigration Raids Set For The Weekend US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this weekend to round up thousands of undocumented......
2019-07-12 19:00

Hungary backs Trump on asylum crackdown as it touts its own border success Hungary is backing President Trump in his crackdown on migrants claiming asylum at the southern borders -- as the government touts its own success in drastically reducing the influx of migrants into the country....
2019-07-20 21:45

Trump's new asylum border rule clears initial legal hurdle The Trump administration on Wednesday turned back an initial legal challenge to a new rule that bars almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexican border when a federal judge in Washington rejected a request to block it....
2019-07-24 18:45

Photo of drowned migrants triggers fight over Trump asylum clampdown A harrowing photo of a Salvadoran migrant and his young daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border became the focus on Wednesday of a U.S. political debate over President Donald Trump's asylum policies....
2019-06-27 19:45

| Mueller vs Trump | US asylum: WATCH the top world news videos for today EXPLAINER: Report does not exonerate Trump, says Mueller | Federal judge considers US asylum restrictions; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-25 10:30

Court order allows Trump asylum rules to take effect at parts of border Ruling limits ability to reject asylum for migrants who pass through a third country to California and ArizonaA federal appeals court’s ruling Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the US-Mexico border ...
2019-08-17 00:45

Trump moves to limit eligibility for Central American asylum-seekers ​WASHINGTON — The Trump ​a​dministration unveiled new asylum rules Monday that would drastically limit the eligibility of Central American migrants to seek relief at the US-Mexico border. In a major migrant crackdown, asylum seekers making the danger...
2019-07-15 19:30

Trump threatens retribution after Guatemalan court blocks asylum deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country's high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States....
2019-07-24 11:15

Trump scores mild victory in mission to toughen asylum laws A federal appeals court Friday blocked Team Trump from enacting tough asylum restrictions on Central Americans who show up at the border in California and Arizona — but gave the White House the OK to impose them in Texas and New Mexico. The ruling fr...
2019-08-17 01:45

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Accordin...
2019-07-15 17:15

Senate confirms Esper as Trump's next secretary of defense The Senate confirmed Secretary of the Army Mark Esper in a bipartisan vote Tuesday, officially making him President Trump's second secretary of defense....
2019-07-24 01:15

Trump confirms Kim meeting at Korean Demilitarized Zone North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to meet US President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone that divides South and North Korea. It is the third time Kim and Trump will meet in just over a year....
2019-06-30 07:30

White House confirms Trump sent letter to Kim Jong Un On Sunday, Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency reported Trump had sent Kim an “excellent” letter and said Kim would “seriously contemplate” the content....
2019-06-24 08:15

Trump Confirms Missile Exploded During Testing in Russia President Trump on Monday appeared to confirm reports that an advanced nuclear cruise missile had exploded during testing in Russia, saying on Monday night that the U.S. was “learning much” from the incident....
2019-08-13 10:00

Senate confirms Trump's pick for defense secretary The Senate Tuesday voted overwhelmingly 90 to 8 to confirm President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, giving the Pentagon its first permanent chief since James Mattis stepped down in January....
2019-07-25 00:00

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States....
2019-07-17 02:45

Asylum officers union: Trump migration policy goes against nation's 'moral fabric' A union representing U.S. asylum officers has asked a federal court to end the Trump administration's policy of forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while the United States decides their asylum cases....
2019-06-27 22:45

U.S. appeals court deals partial setback to Trump rule to curtail asylum A U.S. appeals court on Friday dealt a setback to the Trump administration attempt to bar almost all asylum applications at the U.S.-Mexico border, but stopped short of applying its decision nationwide....
2019-08-17 00:15

Federal judge strikes down Trump asylum ban on migrants who illegally cross border President Trump’s push to limit the number of asylum seekers flooding across the border suffered another defeat in the courts on Friday, when a federal judge ruled that the government cannot stop migrants from claiming asylum in the U.S., even if the...
2019-08-03 23:00

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The American Civil Liberties Union and others filed...
2019-07-17 17:45

ACLU files suit to block Trump rule to stop asylum-seekers The American Civil Liberties Union sued U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, challenging a sweeping new rule that would bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum at the southern border of the United States....
2019-07-17 07:15

Trump Officials Argued Over Asylum Deal With Guatemala. Now Both Countries Must Make It Work. State Department officials are irritated that the Department of Homeland Security is meddling in diplomacy and they question whether Guatemala is capable of accepting thousands of asylum seekers....
2019-08-03 01:15

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses countries there to stop U.S.-bound asylum seekers before they reach the U.S. border....
2019-08-09 00:00

Appeals court sides with Trump administration on asylum rule, limits injunction A federal appeals court sided with the Trump administration on Friday in the legal battle over its efforts to limit asylum claims from Central America – blocking, for now, a nationwide injunction that blocked the implementation of the rule....
2019-08-17 05:45

Senate Confirms Trump’s Pick For New United Nations Ambassador WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of interest. Craft, a longtime GOP activist from Kentucky, is ...
2019-08-01 17:15

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
2019-06-03 20:30

Mueller confirms he did not exonerate Trump despite president's claims – live The former special counsel rebuts Trump’s claim that he was cleared of obstruction of justice before the House judiciary committeeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.14pm BST John Ratcliffe, a Republican on the House judiciary com...
2019-07-24 15:30

Trump considering buying Greenland, White House adviser confirms Larry Kudlow says, ‘It’s developing. We’re looking at it,’ about purchasing semi-autonomous territory from DenmarkWhite House economic adviser Larry Kudlow has confirmed Donald Trump is considering an attempt to buy Greenland. Related: 'Friends, you'...
2019-08-18 23:00

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
2019-05-22 11:45

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
2019-07-03 05:30

"You Can't Talk That Way About Our Country": Trump To Congresswomen President Donald Trump broadly declared Friday that no one should criticize the United States while he is president, part of a renewed attack on four minority congresswomen whom he has targeted as......
2019-07-20 06:15

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”...
2019-05-29 06:15

Trump Throws Huawei a Lifeline, but It Hasn't Reached Safe Harbor Yet President Trump’s decision to allow U.S. products to be sold to Huawei eases the administration’s toughest measure against the hobbled Chinese tech company, though it isn’t clear how far the reprieve will go....
2019-06-30 16:45

New Study Evaluates BXM and Other Indexes: Returns, Standard Deviations and Risk-Adjusted Returns Since Mid-1986 CHICAGO, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, "The CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM) — A Review of Performance," was released last week by investment-advisory firm Hewitt EnnisKnupp. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100707/CBO...
2019-05-23 20:15

House Democrats sue for Trump's tax returns House Democrats on Tuesday sued for President Trump’s tax returns, marking the beginning of a high-stakes legal fight over his efforts to keep his taxes secret.Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) filed suit in federal court to enforce a s...
2019-07-03 06:45

Donald Trump Confirms China Moving Troops To Hong Kong Border US intelligence has confirmed that China is moving troops to the border with Hong Kong, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday, appealing for calm amid intensifying pro-democracy protests in the......
2019-08-14 16:15

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
2019-06-11 15:15

Navy confirms request to ‘minimize’ USS John McCain during Trump visit to Japan The Navy on Saturday confirmed that a request was made to “minimize the visibility” of the U.S.S. John McCain during President Trump’s recent visit to Japan -- but that it remained in a “normal configuration” during the visit....
2019-06-01 19:45

Navy confirms request to hide USS John McCain during Trump’s Japan trip The Navy confirmed what President Trump all but admitted Thursday — that an unnamed White House staffer asked for the USS John McCain to be hidden from Trump’s sight during his state visit to Japan. The ship was named for the father and grandfather o...
2019-06-02 01:30

An Orwellian Tale? Trump Denies, Then Confirms, ‘Nasty’ Comments About Meghan Markle The president’s comments about the Duchess of Sussex continued an Orwellian saga that he single-handedly created, forcefully denied and then revived....
2019-06-06 05:30

China confirms it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to Trump's new tariffs A spokesperson for the Chinese Ministry of Commerce says Chinese companies have stopped purchasing U.S. agricultural products in response to President Trump's new 10% tariffs....
2019-08-06 04:30

Trump needs an ‘intervention’ for good of the country, Pelosi says A day after Donald Trump stormed out of a meeting with top Democrats, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wished his family or staff would conduct 'an intervention' with the president....
2019-05-23 18:45

Trump's tariffs jolt global stocks, lift safe-haven assets Global stocks took another beating on Friday while investors piled on to safe-haven assets after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would slap a 10% tariff on the remaining $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month....
2019-08-02 03:45

RNC, Trump sue over Calif. law requiring tax returns to appear on ballot President Trump, his campaign and the RNC filed a lawsuit Tuesday arguing that a California law requiring him and any other presidential candidates to release their tax returns is blatantly illegal....
2019-08-07 03:00

Man pleads guilty to trying to access Trump's tax returns A Minnesota man on Tuesday pleaded guilty in federal court to trying to access President Trump's tax returns through a federal financial aid application used by millions of college students. ...
2019-08-07 23:15

House Democrats sue Treasury for Trump’s tax returns WASHINGTON — House Democrats have upped the ante in their quest to see President Trump’s tax returns. On Tuesday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sued the Treasury Department in order to force the Internal Revenue Servi...
2019-07-02 21:15

Trump returns to world number one with Perry win "Judd Trump beats Joe Perry 6-2 in the last-16 of the International Championship in Daqing, China, meaning he regains his place as world number one."...
2019-08-07 22:45

White House Economic Adviser Confirms President Trump’s Interest in Buying Greenland (WASHINGTON) — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow is confirming that President Donald Trump “wants to take a look at” buying Greenland, although the semi-autonomous territory of Denmark has said it’s not for sale. Kudlo...
2019-08-18 21:00

White House confirms Trump letter to North Korea's Kim ahead of Asia trip The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president leaves for a trip to Japan and South Korea....
2019-06-23 18:15

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'If their country is crime-infested then that's on you' Comics discussed the Republican party’s failure to call out Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic congresswomen of colourLate-night hosts continued their discussion of Donald Trump’s latest racist tweets, focusing on his party’s inability to deal with...
2019-07-18 17:30

What Greenlanders say about Trump's interest in their country – video report Donald Trump confirmed on Sunday that he was considering an attempt to buy Greenland. His interest in the largely autonomous Danish territory was met with indignation in both Greenland and Denmark, with the Danish prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, e...
2019-08-20 06:00

Schiff says Trump ‘disloyal’ to country during Mueller hearing Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said former special counsel Robert Mueller may not have found President Trump committed a crime during the 2016 election, but Trump’s actions were “disloyal” to the cou...
2019-07-25 03:30

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”...
2019-07-23 15:45

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
2019-07-14 21:30

Trump tells Israelis to ‘get their act together,’ as country gears up for second election President Trump has done little to hide the fact that he prefers Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister for a total of more than 13 years, to continue to lead the country....
2019-06-03 18:30

European election results - country by country Below is a snapshot of the key results in the European Parliament elections in each European country, in alphabetical order. Click on the flags to find out what happened......
2019-05-27 18:01

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The Democrat-led panel had subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS chief Charles Rettig in May to hand over six years of Trump's personal and business returns. The officials defied those subpoenas, arguing in legal documents that th...
2019-07-02 18:30

House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns A House of Representatives panel filed suit on Tuesday against the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as it wrangled to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-07-02 18:45

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
2019-07-03 01:45

House lawmakers sue Trump administration for president's tax returns Ways and means committee’s lawsuit is latest salvo in clash between Democrats and presidentA House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records...
2019-07-03 03:15

House Panel Sues U.S. Treasury for Trump Tax Returns The House’s tax-writing committee sued the Treasury Department and the IRS for access to President Trump’s tax returns, hoping federal judges will pry loose records that the administration has refused to hand over....
2019-07-02 19:15

House Democrats Are Finally Suing for Trump's Tax Returns It only took House Democrats six months to make good on one of their campaign promises, but after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin made it clear he wouldn’t comply with requests for President Donald Trump’s tax returns, the Democrats are reportedly ...
2019-07-03 03:15

Trump, GOP sue California over law requiring presidential candidates’ tax returns California’s law is “a naked political attack against the sitting President of the United States,” the state and national Republican parties argued in one of two lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court in Sacramento....
2019-08-07 03:00

Trump sues California over law forcing release of tax returns President Trump sued California Tuesday over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their income tax returns to run in the state’s primary elections — the latest legal challenge to the law. The lawsuit, filed by Trump’s personal lawye...
2019-08-07 00:00

New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns New York state on Monday cleared the way for U.S. congressional Democrats investigating President Donald Trump's finances to obtain his state tax returns, opening a new fight in Trump's squabbles with Democrats....
2019-07-08 19:45

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
2019-05-22 21:45

Hearing date set in fight over Trump's New York tax returns A U.S. judge will hear arguments on Aug. 29 in a lawsuit that President Donald Trump filed to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, according to a court filing....
2019-08-02 08:30

Trump confirms plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions – live Trump administration notifies Congress of proposalACLU and Planned Parenthood file lawsuit in AlabamaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.11pm BST The US currently has troops stationed in Syria, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, the United Arab...
2019-05-24 21:30

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t want to go that route'. The president made the claim sitting alongside the Pakistani prime minister, Im...
2019-07-23 07:15

President Trump Praises U.K.’s Theresa May and Says Brexit ‘Would Be Good for the Country’ President Donald Trump has praised Theresa May, the outgoing British Prime Minister, and called the Queen a “fantastic person” in a joint press conference in London after a key meeting between the two leaders mid-way through Trump’s...
2019-06-04 22:30

Pakistan's prime minister visits Trump, but that's not likely to help his country's economy Michael Kugelman from the U.S.-based Wilson Center says other issues take precedence in the bilateral dialogue between the United States and Pakistan — namely, Afghanistan and counter-terrorism....
2019-07-23 13:15

Trump addresses mass shootings: ‘Hate has no place in our country’ President Trump said on Sunday that “hate has no place in our country” following two mass shootings in less than 24 hours that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more. He said he had spoken to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Direct...
2019-08-05 00:00

Trump Finds Another Sinister Way to Capture the Country's Citizenship Data A visibly annoyed President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he would not pursue adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census and had instead issued an executive order to obtain an accurate count of who is and isn’t an American citizen by...
2019-07-12 00:45

Diabetic Man Dies After Trump Administration Deported Him to a Country He Had Never Visited Jimmy Aldaoud, a man the Trump administration deported to Baghdad, Iraq in June, died Tuesday, Politico reported Wednesday. The 41-year-old had been likely unable to access insulin to treat his diabetes in Iraq, according to people who knew him....
2019-08-08 05:00

Trump calls Iran a ‘very mixed-up’ country as tensions grow Calling Iran a “very mixed-up country,” President Trump said Monday he isn’t sure where the US stands with the Islamic Republic — closer to nuclear negotiations or war. ​“I think Iran doesn’t know where they are. I’ve been watching ...
2019-07-22 22:30

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “I’d say I’m ashamed of you,” ch...
2019-07-16 03:15

Woman stabs herself because she’s sick of living in ‘Trump’s country’: cops A Florida woman took Trump Derangement Syndrome to an extreme level — stabbing herself repeatedly in the abdomen and telling cops, “I’m tired of living in Trump’s country.” Police found the unidentified 46-year-old woman outside her home in Palmetto ...
2019-06-06 21:15

Trump admin’s immigration raids expected to begin across the country The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted Saturday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency had already taken action in New York....
2019-07-14 22:45

House Files Lawsuit Seeking Disclosure of Trump Tax Returns Lawmakers are escalating a fight by moving the dispute into the federal courts, which will probably determine whether the president’s tax returns will be seen by Congress and the public....
2019-07-02 20:45

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state from releasing the president’s tax returns whil...
2019-08-02 07:15

Trump Sues New York and Congress to Shield His State Tax Returns President Trump’s personal lawyers sued to block the House Ways and Means Committee chairman from obtaining his state tax returns under a recent New York State law....
2019-07-24 01:15

Cuomo Signs a Bill to Allow Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns State tax officials will be required to release the returns for any ‘specified and legitimate legislative purpose’ to three congressional committees....
2019-07-08 17:15

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
2019-05-24 03:45

Trump sues House panel to block it from getting his state tax returns U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block the U.S. House of Representatives' Ways and Means Committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns....
2019-07-23 22:30

Justice Department stands by Mnuchin withholding Trump’s tax returns The department argues there was a plan to make the president’s tax returns public, which means the request was not to carry out a legitimate legislative function....
2019-06-15 06:15

Trump Campaign Sues Over California’s Requirement to Release Tax Returns Lawsuits by the Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee challenge a law with a new requirement for candidates to appear on primary ballots....
2019-08-07 02:30

New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
2019-05-22 22:30

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's ...
2019-07-10 16:15

Trump sues to block House panel from getting his state tax returns President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, with his lawyer accusing the Democratic-controlled panel of "presidential harassment."...
2019-07-24 18:45

California sued over law blocking Trump from ballot unless he releases tax returns Four voters in California, along with the conservative transparency group Judicial Watch, announced Monday they have filed a federal lawsuit against the left-wing state, alleging its new law aimed at strong-arming President Trump into releasing his i...
2019-08-06 05:15

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Financial Services Committee....
2019-05-22 16:45

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation support in both chambers of the legislature....
2019-05-22 22:15

California governor signs law to force Trump into releasing tax returns California's Democratic governor signed a law on Tuesday requiring U.S. presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns before they can appear on the state's ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-07-31 20:15

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has been described as a "workaround" after failed efforts by House Democrats to get the president's fede...
2019-07-08 19:30

Trump’s attack hits nerve for Americans also told to ‘go back to your country’ Memories of moments on streets, in bus stops or in parking lots, came flooding back for those who have heard the same phraseWhen Trump tweeted on Sunday that four congresswoman of color – all US citizens, three of whom were born in America – should “...
2019-07-17 17:45

Rush Limbaugh on the attempt to destroy Trump: The stakes for this country have never been higher The stakes are higher than they've ever been in America, possibly since the Civil War, that's what conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Thursday on his radio show, talking about the Russia investigation and its origins....
2019-05-31 05:45

Trump visits Ohio city after mass shooting that shocked country U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday visited the Ohio city that suffered one of last weekend's two deadly mass shootings that shocked the country, even as critics and protesters accused him of inflaming tensions with anti-immigrant and racially c...
2019-08-07 18:30

Afghanistan asks for clarification after Trump says he could wipe country off face of Earth Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday called for President Donald Trump to clarify comments he made earlier this week saying Afghanistan would be "wiped off the face of the Earth" if he wanted to end the war....
2019-07-24 05:30

Trump visits Dayton, Ohio after mass shooting that shocked country U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday visited the Ohio city that suffered one of last weekend's two deadly mass shootings that shocked the country....
2019-08-07 19:00

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation an...
2019-05-23 03:45

California to require Donald Trump's tax returns for 2020 ballot spot California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday signed a bill requiring President Donald Trump to release his tax returns before the state will put his name on the 2020 presidential ballot....
2019-07-31 18:15

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
2019-05-23 02:15

‘Welcome home!’ Ilhan Omar returns to Minnesota amid Trump smears Congresswoman greeted by chanting supporters at airport as president defended rallygoers, saying they are ‘incredible patriots’Follow the latest in US politics – liveRepresentative Ilhan Omar was greeted by a throng of supporters as she arrived home ...
2019-07-20 10:30

US House Panel Sues US Treasury, Revenue Service Over Trump's Tax Returns A House of Representatives panel filed suit on Tuesday against the US Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as it wrangled to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns....
2019-07-02 20:30

'Trump Baby' blimp takes flight as president returns to Ireland Protesters in Dublin on Thursday hoisted the "Trump Baby" inflatable blimp that has become a staple of rallies against the U.S. president, who was spending his second night in a row at a golf hotel he owns in Ireland....
2019-06-07 00:45

Mnuchin on solid ground in withholding Trump tax returns: Justice Department U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion r...
2019-06-15 03:30

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislation green lights the state Department of Taxation and Finance to release Trump’s tax returns foll...
2019-07-09 03:00

Donald Trump sues California over law requiring candidates to release tax returns President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued the state of California over its new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to be eligible to appear on the 2020 primary ballot....
2019-08-07 01:30

Eric Trump supports father's message to AOC's 'squad': 'If you don't love our country, leave' Eric Trump said Tuesday on Fox & Friends that Democrats have "no message" to bring to the American people, so they're resorting to "name-calling" and accusations of racism. ...
2019-07-17 15:45

Mexican president says country will 'overcome' Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said on Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to impose tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, and called on Mexicans to unite to face the challenge....
2019-05-31 17:45

Trump suggests Jussie Smollett owes an apology to 'millions' in 'MAGA COUNTRY' President Trump indicated on Saturday that controversial actor Jussie Smollett owed his supporter an apology after allegedly lying about apparent Trump supporters beating him up in a hate crime....
2019-05-26 03:45

Trump slams Hollywood amid ‘The Hunt’ backlash: ‘Tremendous disservice to our country’ President Trump said Hollywood is doing a “tremendous disservice” to America as NBC’s Universal Pictures is set to release “The Hunt,” a film about privileged vacationers hunting “deplorables” for sport....
2019-08-09 19:30

Trump revives the idea of a ‘white man’s country’, America’s original sin | Nell Painter It can’t be left to black Americans alone to resist the president’s racism. Citizens of all colours need to resist, and embrace activismThe idea that some US inhabitants deserve the land, deserve to stay and to occupy it, and that others must go – to...
2019-07-21 07:00

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part of a campaign tour highlighting what she called President Donald Trump's "broken promises" to the r...
2019-07-14 12:45

Michelle Obama after Trump's racist tweets: 'What truly makes our country great is diversity' Former first lady Michelle Obama in a tweet Friday made an oblique reference to President Donald Trump's racist jabs against a foursome of first-term congresswomen of color, saying that "what truly makes our country great is its diversity."...
2019-07-21 03:15

Florida women stabs self, tells police she was ‘tired of living in Trump’s country’ A Florida woman reportedly stabbed herself three times in the stomach with a kitchen knife told responding officers it was all because of President Donald Trump....
2019-06-06 16:45

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebrations in Washington....
2019-07-05 00:30

Pelosi urges Trump aides, family to stage an ‘intervention’ for the 'good of the country' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday urged members of the Trump family, White House staff, and administration officials to stage an “intervention” for President Trump, after claiming again that he had a “temper tantrum" a day earlier. ...
2019-05-23 19:45

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their country." ...
2019-06-13 17:30

NYT: US ramps up cyber attacks on Russia The US is escalating cyber attacks on Russia's electric power grid and has placed potentially crippling malware inside the Russian system, The New York Times reported Saturday....
2019-06-16 21:00

Court limits order that had stopped Trump asylum limits HOUSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the U.S.-Mexico border for migrants who arrived after transiting through a third country. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appea...
2019-08-17 00:45

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty A recent graduate of Pennsylvania's Haverford College who tried to obtain Donald Trump's tax returns through a computer lab there has agreed to plead guilty to cybersecurity violations, federal prosecutors said on Monday....
2019-08-06 05:15

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to President Donald Trump’s New York state tax returns. The bill, which Cuomo had been expected to OK, req...
2019-07-08 18:45

Judge temporarily blocks New York from giving Trump's state tax returns to Congress The president's lawyers had asked Judge Carl Nichols to stop Neal from "requesting or receiving" Trump's New York state tax returns under that state law, known as the TRUST Act....
2019-08-01 23:15

Group sues to block California law aimed at forcing Trump to release tax returns A conservative legal group has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a new California law aimed at forcing Republican U.S. President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, the latest volley over Democrats' efforts to see the former businessman's financi...
2019-08-06 09:45

After Trump returns from Japan, Biden campaign says his attacks are ‘beneath the dignity of the office’ The president, attributing the North Korean state media’s assessment to its leader, Kim Jong Un, had said he agreed that Biden was a “low IQ individual.”...
2019-05-29 01:15

Trump sues House Ways and Means panel to block disclosure of his tax returns President Trump filed a lawsuit against the House Ways and Means Committee, the New York state's attorney general and tax chief to block the disclosure of years of his tax returns....
2019-07-23 20:45

House Committee Files Federal Lawsuit Seeking President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. The House Ways and Means Committee said it needs the...
2019-07-03 07:15

President Trump Seeks to Deny Access to His Tax Returns in New Lawsuit Against House Panel (NEW YORK) — Opening up another legal front against the Democrats investigating him, President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials to prevent his state tax returns from being turned over ...
2019-07-24 00:45

Trump sues New York state, House panel to stop release of tax returns President Trump on Tuesday sued the New York state attorney general, the state tax commissioner and a Democrat-led House committee to block them from releasing his state tax returns. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill, dubbed the TRUST Act, earlier th...
2019-07-24 00:45

Israel decides to let Rep. Rashida Tlaib enter the country on humanitarian grounds, despite pressure from Trump to bar her Israel said it will let Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib into the country enter the country to visit her elderly grandmother, despite US President encouraging the country to ban her. Israel said it would not let Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar, who have both ...
2019-08-16 16:15

UPDATE 2-Mexican president says country will 'overcome' Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said on Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to impose tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, and called on Mexicans to unite to face the challenge....
2019-05-31 17:45

Trump Says North Korean Dictator Sent Him an Apology Note for Country's Recent Missile Tests Hours after North Korea purportedly launched its fifth round of short-range missile testing in the last few weeks, President Donald Trump let the world know in a series of Saturday morning tweets that at least the country’s dictator Kim Jong Un wrote...
2019-08-11 02:00

Ja Morant needs surgery as NBA draft buzz ramps up This may give the Memphis Grizzlies some pause. Ja Morant will undergo a minor arthroscopic procedure on his right knee to remove loose fragments of bone or cartilage, ESPN reported Saturday, and is expected to be fully recovered in three to four wee...
2019-06-01 20:45

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns....
2019-05-23 00:45

Mnuchin: Draft IRS memo doesn’t undermine rationale to block release of Trump’s tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that a confidential IRS memo does not undermine the agency’s justification for denying lawmakers’ request for President Trump’s tax returns. Appearing......
2019-05-22 18:00

Trump sues House panel and state officials to block release of tax returns – live President is suing ways and means committee, as well as New York officials, to block the disclosure of his state tax returnsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.47pm BST Trump is suing the House ways and means committee, as well as...
2019-07-23 21:15

Mnuchin expected to ignore subpoena deadline for Trump's tax returns, setting up court fight House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., made a formal request for six years of Trump's personal and business tax returns last month. But Mnuchin has refused to release the president's returns to Congress....
2019-05-21 21:00

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed....
2019-07-19 06:15

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. The amendment to a tax law would require the commissioner of the...
2019-07-10 11:45

AOC fact-checked Trump's tweet seemingly telling her to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' country: I 'come from' the US Patrick Semansky, File via AP, Evan Vucci/AP Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at President Donald Trump, saying the "corrupt" and "broken and crime infested" country he seemed to tell her to "go back" to early Sunday was the Unite...
2019-07-15 10:45

Mexican president lashes out at Trump in angry letter, says he turned U.S. into anti-immigrant country 'overnight' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed back at President Donald Trump's move to impose a blanket 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in a letter on Thursday that was alternately angry and philosophical....
2019-06-01 08:15

President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump said Thursday night that the United States would impose a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods starting next month until “such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP.&...
2019-05-31 06:45

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare glimpse into the internal dealings of the country's most traveled official....
2019-06-29 11:30

Trump says US won't sell F-35 jets to Turkey, blames Obama for country's Russian missile system purchase President Trump has announced that the U.S. is going to halt sales of its F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey because the country received a new missile defense system from Russia – an exchange he claims was spurred by actions from the Obama administr...
2019-07-17 18:30

Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and public opinion....
2019-05-29 09:15

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting on a river bank, and offered to teach the America...
2019-05-23 18:45

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants....
2019-06-12 08:15

De Blasio ramps up ‘propaganda’ against specialized ‘admit’ exams Ramping up its public-relations blitz against the specialized-high-school admissions test, City Hall enlisted current and former city students to blast the polarizing exam in a 22-minute YouTube video posted Friday to the official NYC Mayor’s Office ...
2019-06-01 07:00

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
2019-06-07 18:45

Trump sues House Ways and Means Committee, New York state officials to protect his tax returns President Trump on Tuesday sued the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials for employing an "unconstitutional" law to obtain his state tax returns, after the Treasury Department's move to block his federal records from release. ...
2019-07-24 01:15

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, Minas Rio ramps up Anglo American on Thursday said the ramp-up of iron ore at Minas Rio in Brazil and higher volumes of coking coal had offset reduced diamond production, raising second-quarter output by 2% and keeping the company on track to meet its 2019 targets....
2019-07-18 09:45

Tesla just lost a top manufacturing executive as company ramps production Tesla's Vice President of Production, Peter Hochholdinger, who oversees all of the manufacturing at the company's Fremont, Cal. factory, is out, according to a report by industry publication Electrek....
2019-06-27 18:45

Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
2019-08-20 09:30

Jeremy Corbyn ramps up plans to expel antisemites from party Labour leader puts forward new proposals at an emergency shadow cabinet meetingJeremy Corbyn has set out new plans to ramp up the expulsion of antisemites from the Labour party to an emergency shadow cabinet meeting, though the proposal does not incl...
2019-07-22 22:01

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanctions.Read More...
2019-05-29 14:45

UPDATE 2-Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
2019-08-20 02:00

Commercialisation opportunity for Data61's Data Airlock system as interest ramps up The system developed for the Australian Federal Police has garnered the interest of other government entities, including the Department of Home Affairs and NSW Police....
2019-08-01 03:00

Yankees watching Dallas Keuchel closely as league interest ramps up KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees hope to get some additions to their banged-up rotation soon and still have their eyes on free agent Dallas Keuchel. They were on hand when he threw a simulated game in front of scouts from a handful of teams in Newport ...
2019-05-27 04:30

NYPD ramps up patrols at Staten Island Mall in wake of attacks Police have ramped up patrols at the Staten Island Mall as they investigate five attacks by groups of young girls on other girls in the past 10 days, according to reports. Four of the attacks took place on June 21 and were committed by a group of bla...
2019-07-02 14:00

Authorities Begin Arrests in Hong Kong as Beijing Ramps Up the Rhetoric Hong Kong police have arrested a suspect in relation to the July 1 ransacking of the legislature, while Beijing intensified its condemnation of the protests and of political leaders in Britain, who have voiced support for them. Local government-run r...
2019-07-04 13:00

FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men's World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year....
2019-06-21 13:15

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
2019-05-29 09:00

UPDATE 1-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
2019-05-29 09:15

Amazon reportedly ramps development on Alexa-powered home robot on wheels Bloomberg reported last April that Amazon was working on a home robot codenamed ‘Vesta’ (after the Roman goddess of the hearth and home) last year, and now the publication says that development on the project continues. Plus, the report i...
2019-07-12 18:45

Trump Says Tariffs on Mexico Are Likely President Trump expects U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods to go into effect next week, despite talks to resolve a dispute over Central American migration....
2019-06-04 21:30

Trump's ethanol plan goes into effect The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday officially opened up year-round sales of higher ethanol fuel blends, called E15, fulfilling a promise President Trump made to Iowa corn farmers....
2019-05-31 18:30

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-05-31 16:45

How Mexico Is Trying to Placate Trump on Migration U.S. President Donald Trump used to promise that Mexico would pay for a new wall on the border of the two countries. That hasn’t happened. Now Trump wants Mexico at least to act like a wall, by doing more to keep Central American migrants away from t...
2019-07-23 07:30

Trump: More to Mexico deal than meets the eye Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing border efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there's more to it than meets the eye. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11 02:30

On Politics: Trump to Hit Mexico With Tariffs The president plans to impose a 5 percent tariff on all imported goods from Mexico, a tax that would “gradually increase” until the flow of immigrants across the border stopped....
2019-05-31 10:15

Trump says Mexico may put more troops at the border with U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who is trying to stem the flow of mostly Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States from Mexico, said on Wednesday that Mexico may put more troops at the two countries' border....
2019-07-25 01:45

Trump says US has signed another deal with Mexico President Trump declared on Twitter that the US has inked a yet unannounced agreement with Mexico on immigration that will be presented in the “not too distant future.”​ ​”​We have fully signed and documented another very important ...
2019-06-10 16:30

#TheSquad Claps Back at Trump’s ‘Go Back’ to Your Own Country Comments, Saying They Won’t Take the Bait Congress’ Fab Freshmen squaded up against Donald Trump Monday, calling his attacks on them racist click bait that wasn’t going to deter them from working on the issues the people sent them to the House to solve — including impeaching him if necessary...
2019-07-16 10:15

Conan O'Brien to visit Greenland after Trump's comments about wanting to buy the country Conan O'Brien's latest "Conan Without Borders" will take him to Greenland, where he wants to help President Trump negotiate a major purchase.        ...
2019-08-20 18:30

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2019-06-27 22:30

Trump Claimed He’d Show His Taxes. Now He’s Suing California Over New Law That Would Force Him to Show His Returns President Donald Trump once claimed that if he wasn’t being audited he’d have no problem showing his tax returns. While tax-return flashing isn’t a requirement to be president, it’s been the unspoken norm that all presidents since Richard Nixon have ...
2019-08-08 02:00

Which States Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s Tariffs on Mexico Tariffs on Mexican imports will ripple across the United States and could cause significant pain for consumers and businesses, even those far from the southwestern border....
2019-06-06 02:15

Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says "millions" of migrants entering the U.S. through Mexico is "unacceptable" and that Mexico must stop it. (June 4) ...
2019-06-04 20:45

What Confrontation? Mexico Seeks a Compromise With Trump President López Obrador said he wanted to avoid a fight with President Trump over his threats to impose tariffs unless Mexico cracked down on migrants....
2019-05-31 19:45

Trump stands by pledge that more to come in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made public, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement....
2019-06-11 17:30

Trump says he will ‘likely’ follow through on Mexico tariff threats President Trump said Tuesday it’s “more likely” that he will carry through on his threat to impose harsh new tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico curbs immigrants illegally crossing the southern border. “We are going to see if w...
2019-06-04 20:30

Trump says progress made in talks with Mexico but 'not nearly enough' President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that progress was being made in talks with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants to the United States and would continue on Thursday, but unless an agreement can be reached a 5% tariff on Mexican goods would beg...
2019-06-06 04:01

Trump says 'good chance' of deal with Mexico President Trump kept hopes alive Friday that U.S. would reach a deal with Mexico to end his threat to levy new tariffs on all of its goods starting Monday. The president made the announcement as negotiators from both sides entered their third day of ...
2019-06-08 00:45

Klobuchar 'skeptical' about Trump deal with Mexico Taking aim at President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar argued on Monday that the nation’s farmers and workers shouldn’t be used as “poker chips” in what she claimed the president was using “in some kind of game fro...
2019-06-11 04:45

Trump could threaten Mexico with tariffs over immigration President Trump is reportedly planning to threaten Mexico with new sanctions in order to encourage the country to crack down on illegal border crossings of migrants coming from Central America....
2019-05-31 06:30

Trump says U.S. likely to go ahead with tariffs on Mexico over immigration President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would probably order new tariffs on all Mexican goods imported to the United States next week despite a diplomatic push to avoid the levies, citing high flows of migrants entering the United States from Mexic...
2019-06-04 20:15

Trump's 'secret' agreement with Mexico revealed President Trump teased the media this week when he dangled a one-page document he said contained a "secret" deal with Mexico in front of journalists. Now that document has been released in full....
2019-06-15 05:30

Mexico says would be disastrous if Trump imposes new tariffs Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Thursday that it would be disastrous if U.S. President Donald Trump goes through with his threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico....
2019-05-31 05:30

Pressured by Trump, Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deportations, following pressure from President Trump....
2019-06-04 00:15

Why Trump’s Threatened Mexico Tariffs Are Really Bad News for BMW BMW executives opened the automaker’s first Mexican assembly plant extolling its value for the coming years, just a week after President Donald Trump threatened a fresh tariff threat on Mexican goods. BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant, se...
2019-06-06 22:15

Mexico-Linked Stocks Hit by Trump Tariffs Investors punished shares of companies with exposure to Mexico after President Trump said the U.S. would impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports....
2019-06-01 09:45

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up...
2019-06-10 08:30

Here are the states where Trump’s Mexico tariffs would hit hardest A handful of U.S. states — including some that will play big roles in the 2020 election — will feel the brunt of the pain from President Donald Trump‘s new tariffs on imports from Mexico. On Thursday night, the president said the U.S. would put...
2019-05-31 22:45

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American consumers just as the summer driving season begins....
2019-06-01 00:01

Mexico becomes Trump's wall in bid to avoid US tariffs Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has increased security on the Guatemala border – and large numbers of migrants have been heldAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous b...
2019-06-07 01:30

Trump could face new GOP rebuke on Mexico tariffs President Donald Trump could face yet another disapproval vote in Congress if he moves forward with new tariffs on Mexico, potentially setting up a major clash with Senate Republicans. Trump has threatened to impose broad, increasing tariffs startin...
2019-06-04 12:15

GM would be hit hardest if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico General Motors stands to lose the more than Ford Motor Co. or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if President Trump's tweets on tariffs and trade take form.        ...
2019-05-31 21:30

Mulvaney: Trump 'deadly serious' about new tariffs against Mexico White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "absolutely deadly serious" about imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-03 00:30

Democrats take aim as Trump abandons drug pricing plan Democrats see U.S. President Donald Trump becoming increasingly vulnerable to criticism about healthcare costs after the administration's decision to scrap a proposal to lower drug prices, and 2020 White House candidates are rushing to seize the spot...
2019-07-13 13:45

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump was to meet top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official s...
2019-08-16 19:15

| US World Cup winners plan to snub Trump invite Megan Rapinoe says she does not think the United States' Women's World Cup-winning team would accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the White House....
2019-07-10 07:45

U.S. lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze mpg rules The congressional hearing comes as the administration prepares to finalize a dramatic rewrite of fuel efficiency standards through 2026 and strip California of the right to set its own vehicle emissions rules....
2019-06-21 00:30

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 million people” and the country “would be wiped off the face of the Earth.” But the president, speaki...
2019-07-22 22:30

Trump delays illegal immigrant deportation plan President Trump on Saturday announced he is delaying his plan to deport illegal immigrants by two weeks. “At the request of Democrats, I have delayed the Illegal Immigration Removal Process (Deportation) for two weeks to see if the Democrats an...
2019-06-22 22:30

What a wedding massacre says about Trump's plan to leave Afghanistan The marriage contract had just been signed, and the festivities were in full swing. But just as close relatives of the newlyweds were emerging from an upstairs room to join hundreds of friends and family members at a Kabul wedding hall, an uninvited ...
2019-08-20 23:30

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides, a senior administration official said...
2019-08-17 00:15

Trump’s plan to repaint Air Force One has some Democrats fuming President Trump’s plan to give Air Force One a bolder, more updated, “more American” look has some Democrats angrier than a traveler who just missed a flight....
2019-06-15 06:30

The Latest: China mum on plan for Japan meeting with Trump SHANGHAI (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the U.S. and China and their wider impact, especially on technology giant Huawei (all times local): 5:55 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has refrained from saying if President Xi Jinping ...
2019-06-11 14:30

Trump signs off on plan to launch nuclear spacecraft WASHINGTON – President Trump Tuesday signed a presidential memorandum outlining new procedures to launch nuclear power systems into outer space. Trump directed the Department of Transportation to issue public guidelines within a year for commercial c...
2019-08-21 02:30

Trump’s July 4 plan has Washington scrambling to catch up WASHINGTON (AP) — Independence Day is just over three weeks away, and nobody in Washington seems to know exactly what the July 4 celebrations in the nation’s capital will look like. President Donald Trump has stated he wants to reshape the annu...
2019-06-12 07:15

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
2019-06-06 22:45

Pelosi skeptical about Trump migration plan for El Salvador U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised concern about El Salvador's ability to cope with a tough migration deal being pursued by the Trump Administration as she led a U.S. congressional mission to the Central American country on Fri...
2019-08-10 06:00

How Trump’s Plan To Import Canadian Drugs Would Work Americans spend an average of about $1,200 per person, per year on prescription drugs, more than anywhere else in the world. Lowering those costs is one of the few topics uniting U.S. leaders from both the Democratic and Republican parties. The Trump...
2019-08-06 18:45

AOC hits back after Trump tweets ‘go back’ to your country Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ​slapped back Sunday at President Trump for suggesting that she and three other freshman Democrats “go back” to the countries they’re from, saying he’s irked at them because they push back at his ...
2019-07-15 03:30

Trump’s Threatened Tariffs On Hold After Deal With Mexico WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has put on hold his plan to begin imposing tariffs on Mexico on Monday, saying the U.S. ally will take “strong measures” to reduce the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But ...
2019-06-08 18:15

How Trump’s Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump’s...
2019-06-01 09:30

Wall Street slumps over Trump's Mexico tariffs Stocks on Wall Street tumbled after the announcement of fresh US tariffs on Mexico. The news also caused the Mexican peso to plunge in the foreign exchange market....
2019-06-01 10:15

Trump Says U.S. Has Reached Deal With Mexico and Calls Off Tariffs President Trump said Friday evening on Twitter that the “Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended.”...
2019-06-08 03:30

Trump praises Mexico for ‘huge deal’ on immigration President Trump spiked the football on his immigration agreement with Mexico and taunted his media critics with a tweetstorm that called the accord “a huge deal.” “MEXICO HAS AGREED TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN BUYING LARGE QUANTITIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT...
2019-06-08 16:15

Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
2019-06-01 01:45

President Trump Says Tariffs on Mexico Suspended Indefinitely WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the...
2019-06-08 22:30

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the ...
2019-06-08 23:45

Trump says tariffs on Mexico will stem illegal immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump tweeted Sunday: &#...
2019-06-02 19:15

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday....
2019-06-08 23:45

Not enough progress made during U.S., Mexico tariff talks: Trump Frustrated by the lack of progress on a signature issue from his 2016 election campaign, Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on illegal immigration or face 5 per cent tariffs on all its exports to the United States starting...
2019-06-06 07:00

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said Mexico must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
2019-06-06 18:15

American Automakers Could Be a Casualty in Trump’s Trade War With Mexico President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on imports from Mexico could take a toll on American automakers if and when they go into effect, economists and industry experts say, causing collateral economic damage as Trump seeks to pressure Mexi...
2019-06-01 02:15

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactm...
2019-06-06 04:01

Trump Tariffs on Mexico Could Slow Trade to a Crawl President Trump’s plan to impose new tariffs on goods imported from Mexico starting Monday could dramatically slow trade along the U.S. southern border at a moment when the strategic commercial corridor is getting busier....
2019-06-07 22:15

US-Mexico Talks Continue, Trump Says More Progress Needed WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress as they labored for a second day to avert import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still threatening to impose them as he tries to pressure Mexico into stemming the flow of...
2019-06-07 12:30

Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico after deal on migration The United States and Mexico reached a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico pledging to take "strong measures" to contain the migration of mostly Central Americans crossing the southern U.S. border, a surge in recent months that has over...
2019-06-08 04:30

U.S., Mexico set to resume talks as Trump seeks more progress Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks in Washington on Thursday aimed at heading off punitive tariffs on Mexican goods after President Donald Trump said more needed to be done to curb migration at the southern U.S. border....
2019-06-06 15:30

BMW opens Mexico plant despite Trump tariff threats The huge new factory is the automaker's first in Mexico. And despite US President Donald Trump's threat of imposing new tariffs on imports from the country, the German firm pledged it was "here to stay."...
2019-06-07 06:30

Trump announces tariff-avoiding deal with Mexico The border-security standoff between Mexico and the United States ended Friday, with an agreement that averts tariffs on vegetables, car parts, refrigerators, tequila and other imports that would have walloped both countries beginning Monday. “I am p...
2019-06-08 06:30

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland...
2019-06-06 02:00

Donald Trump: Not enough progress yet in U.S.-Mexico tariff talks Mexico will probably be hit with new U.S. tariffs on exported products because not enough progress has been made in negotiations, President Donald Trump and administration officials say....
2019-06-06 15:45

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But the...
2019-06-08 07:30

Former Commerce secretary: Trump's 5% tariffs on Mexico will go into place but not any further Former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez says he doesn't see how a comprehensive agreement between Mexico and the U.S. can be made over the weekend....
2019-06-06 17:01

Trump calls off Mexico tariffs with deal on migrants The deal preempts the president's planned 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports to the U.S. -- including autos and auto parts -- that was to have started Monday and could have risen to 25 percent later this year....
2019-06-08 08:30

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
2019-06-07 02:30

Trump to slap tariffs on Mexico over migrant flows The 5 percent duty would take effect on June 10 “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our country, STOP,” Trump said in a Twitter post late Thursday....
2019-05-31 04:45

Trump Says He is Confident Mexico Will Enforce New Immigration Deal US President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to......
2019-06-09 06:45

Mexico holds off Trump's fire, but seen vulnerable to new pressure Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of potential new pressure from Trump as he formally ki...
2019-06-09 09:00

Trump insists he cut secret immigration deal with Mexico President Trump on Tuesday doubled down on his claim that he had cut a secret deal with Mexico to stem illegal immigration — even waving a piece of paper he said it was written on — but wouldn‘t reveal any details. “That’s the agreement that everybod...
2019-06-11 21:45

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
2019-06-05 02:30

How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Backfire and Increase Immigration President Donald Trump wants to slap tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t slow migration to the United States, but experts on trade and Latin America warn that the measures could end up driving even more people to head north. Frustrated by continued...
2019-06-05 02:30

Trump Is "Deadly Serious" On Imposing Tariffs On Mexico, Says Top Aide Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Mexico over immigration on Sunday as a top aide warned that the US president is "deadly serious" about imposing tariffs on imports from the southern neighbor....
2019-06-03 03:45

Markets Rattled by Trump's Mexico Tariff Threat Stocks and bond yields around the world fell after President Trump threatened to impose escalating tariffs on Mexico, exacerbating concerns about global growth in an already edgy market....
2019-05-31 11:15