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Migrants Detained After Crossing Into Arizona Under U.S.-Mexico Border Fence

Some 400 miles east in Lordsburg, New Mexico, for example, two-dozen large groups - consisting of at least 100 people - have crossed the border since October 1, according to CBP. "As I mentioned, 87 percent of the apprehensions here are family unit...

United States and North Korea to Hold Talks on 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean official Kim Yong Chol were expected to meet in the US capital on Friday to discuss a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Under tension-easing agreemen...

Trump vows U.S. missile defence in space, as Chinese hypersonic tech advances

The Trump administration is seeking to expand the scope and sophistication of American missile defenses on a scale not seen since President Ronald Reagan's "Star Wars" initiative in a new strategy that President Donald Trump rolled out personally o...

Maine River's Massive Disk of Spinning Ice a Sight to Behold

No exact measurement of the Westbrook Ice Disc has been taken, but in video shot from a drone and shared by the city, it appears larger than two nearby downtown buildings. The disk spans about 300 feet across and has been spinning in the same spot of...

William Barr, Trump's Pick For DOJ, Ran 'HIV Camps' At Guantanamo

With the party's 53 seats in the Senate, four Republicans would have to join all Democrats to block him. "The memo did not address - or in any way question - the special counsel's core investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 electio...

Investigators piece together what happened in 3 months of Jayme Closs' captivity

But the sheriff has also said there's no evidence that Patterson knew the Closses or had previous contact with them. Fitzgerald has called Jayme a hero. Nutter told reporters she knew the young girl needed help and took her inside. "So, the good ne...

British PM May cautions of 'catastrophe' if Brexit plan rejected

United Kingdom data disappointed, indicating shrinking business activity amid Brexit uncertainty. Mr Blackford said a so-called People's Vote on the terms of Brexit, with an option to stay in the European Union, was another "sensible" option to ...

Government shutdown enters 4th week

Trump is growing more frustrated as the shutdown drags on and is complaining that his aides are not offering him an exit strategy. One major airport , Miami International, will close an entire terminal this weekend because so many security staf...

Bernie Sanders Apologizes to Women Who Were Harassed on His 2016 Campaign

The Vermont independent said on Capitol Hill that the alleged misconduct by male aides "was absolutely unacceptable and certainly not what a progressive campaign or any campaign should be about". The woman did not formally report the incident at the ...

Ukrainian tycoon denies requesting or receiving 2016 polling data from Manafort

He said that agreement would be a "conspiracy", whether or not the Trump campaign actually got anything of value from the Russians. Still, the developments of Manafort's court filing Tuesday and the assertions Wednesday about the oligarchs confir...

Joe Lieberman, 76, Says AOC, 29, Isn't The Future

In June, she beat Crowley and last November she was elected to Congress. Ocasio-Cortez is now part of the 116th class of Congress, which also happens to be the most diverse, with a record number of women winning seats in the House of Representatives....

Polish Police Arrest Huawei Executive, Accused Of Spying For China

Sanctions. The two men - one a Chinese citizen who was a former envoy in Poland before moving over to a senior position at Huawei and the other a Pole who held several top government cybersecurity positions - were arrested Tuesday, according to...

Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs' Bravery Credited for Cracking Missing Person's Case: Sheriff

The woman, who asked the newspaper not to use her name, said she was almost certain it was Jayme, having seen her photo on the news and posters around Wisconsin . She was found Thursday in the Wisconsin town of Gordon - about 70 miles north of whe...

Trump holds immigration roundtable at border patrol station

Mr. Trump wants $5.7 billion to build the wall, which during the 2016 campaign he repeatedly promised to build once in office. "If this doesn't work out, probably I will do it", Trump said Thursday morning, according to The Hill . Rep. Mark Mead...

Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings

Barr is visiting senators on Capitol Hill ahead of his confirmation hearings next week. Rosenstein took charge of overseeing Mueller's Russian Federation probe after former Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the investigation .

116th Congress takes office as the most diverse in USA history

As night fell, the House quickly got to work on the partial government shutdown , which was winding up Day 13 with Trump demanding billions in Mexican border wall funding to bring it to an end. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi administers the oath to me...

US State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging 'Increased Caution'

Reports say the travel guidance issued by the USA comes after the detentions of two Canadians in China last month and came amid heightened diplomatic tensions in the wake of the arrest in Canada of a top executive in Chinese telecoms giant Huawei ....

Trump boasts he ‘essentially’ fired Mattis

Trump says the USA should let the Taliban and Islamic State militants fight each other there. "ISIS is being dealt one brutal defeat after another", he said at a rally in Florida. Trump tweeted days later that Mattis would depart the administration...

House Democrats vote to reopen government, reject Trump’s demand for wall funding

Nancy Pelosi , the presumed new House speaker, referring to a bipartisan, Senate-passed funding measure, albeit one Trump has never publicly endorsed. Collins, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee, also indicated support for an element o...

US Border Patrol Unleashes Tear Gas Against Children in Mexico

In its statement following the incident, CBP said that the volleys were not aimed at migrants attempting the crossing, but at rock-throwers who prevented the agents from helping the children being dropped over the border fence. An AP journalist also ...

Trump Prepares For A New Fight Over Border Wall Funding

It was a huge decision to make ... and frankly there was no system at all for a lot of reasons - palace intrigue and the rest of it - when I got there". The retired Marine general said Trump often pressed him on his legal authority to do certain acti...

Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Mr. Alamgir, however, asked his party candidates to stay in the race until the voting ended while NUF convenor Hossain urged voters to "restore democracy" and exercise their franchise. This election, some 104 million people are eligible to vote , in...

Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump has declined to comment on whether he might accept less than $5 billion for wall funding. President Donald Trump on Saturday said the deaths of migrant children at the border are "strictly the fault of the Democrats " after two children ...

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

Trump has signaled he welcomes the fight as he heads toward his own bid for re-election in 2020. The president, who had already scrapped a Christmas visit to his Florida golf resort has also "cancelled his plans for New Year's", his incoming chie...

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey wants to fill the power vacuum that will be left in Syria by the withdrawal of American troops, and is coordinating its army's plans with the USA and Russian Federation. The Kurdish-led SDF is the ground force that has swept through ISIS t...

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Mr. Trump has relented on his previous insistence that he wanted to build a "wall" on the southwest border, saying he now envisions the type of steel-slatted fence that was also built during the Obama and Bush administrations - and which many Democ...

Donald Trump Demands Wall for Christmas During Shutdown

Sadly, we do not know how the 7-year-old, named Coleman, responded to the president of the United States' suggestion that his parents had been lying to him all his life and that he would probably get wise to it soon. Through a series of tweets and ...

Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles

The Lebanese National News Agency said Israeli warplanes flew over Lebanon to carry out the raids outside Damascus. The official SANA news agency said "a number of enemy targets were downed" by the air defences. The reported attack near Dam...

Second Guatemalan child dies in United States immigration custody on Christmas Day

The Guatemalan government has been notified of the death, "and is now engaging the father and any family members in Guatemala", wrote the CBP. The father and son were not identified, and the agency said it will release more details "as available an...

Trump warns government shutdown could be lengthy

That meeting ended after 30 minutes with no resolution. What is certain, though, is the government will remain closed at least through Thursday and, according to acting Chief of Staff Nick Mulvaney, into 2019. More than 400,000 federal employees ar...

Turkey-backed Syrian fighters prepare to replace withdrawing USA forces

President Donald Trump . In an abrupt policy shift, Trump announced on Wednesday that Washington would withdraw the roughly 2,000 USA troops in Syria, upending a pillar of American policy in the Middle East and alarming United States allies.

Zach Gibson/Getty Images Supreme Court upholds block on Trump's asylum ban

Trump had criticized Tigar after his initial decision, calling him an "Obama judge". Nielsen made the announcement at a House Judiciary Committee hearing, telling the committee that the goal is to crack down on migrants falsely claiming asylum, onl...

United States charges 'China government hackers'

The pair worked for Huaying Haitai Science and Technology Development Company in Tianjin and "acted in association with the Chinese Ministry of State Security's Tianjin State Security Bureau". "We want China to cease illegal cyber activities and hono...

American troops to be pulled from Afghanistan - 12/21/2018 5:39:26 AM

Observers in Islamabad and Kabul believe the reduction in troops followed the direct talks between the United States and Taliban, as recommended by Pakistan has elevated its standing in the region. Observers, however, have warned that the U.S. with...

Kelsey Berreth Case: Fiance Patrick Frazee Charged With Missing Colorado Mom's Murder

Frazee was the only person arrested in the case as of Friday morning, De Young said, and officials wouldn't provide any more detail about how they came to the solicitation charge. The reward for information leading to finding Berreth is $25,000, Wo...

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Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs' Bravery Credited for Cracking Missing Person's Case: Sheriff

The woman, who asked the newspaper not to use her name, said she was almost certain it was Jayme, having seen her photo on the news and posters around Wisconsin . She was found...

Trump holds immigration roundtable at border patrol station

Mr. Trump wants $5.7 billion to build the wall, which during the 2016 campaign he repeatedly promised to build once in office. "If this doesn't work out, probably I will do it", ...

Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings

Barr is visiting senators on Capitol Hill ahead of his confirmation hearings next week. Rosenstein took charge of overseeing Mueller's Russian Federation probe after former Att...

116th Congress takes office as the most diverse in USA history

As night fell, the House quickly got to work on the partial government shutdown , which was winding up Day 13 with Trump demanding billions in Mexican border wall funding to bring...

US State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging 'Increased Caution'

Reports say the travel guidance issued by the USA comes after the detentions of two Canadians in China last month and came amid heightened diplomatic tensions in the wake of the ...

Trump boasts he ‘essentially’ fired Mattis

Trump says the USA should let the Taliban and Islamic State militants fight each other there. "ISIS is being dealt one brutal defeat after another", he said at a rally in Florida....

House Democrats vote to reopen government, reject Trump’s demand for wall funding

Nancy Pelosi , the presumed new House speaker, referring to a bipartisan, Senate-passed funding measure, albeit one Trump has never publicly endorsed. Collins, a senior member of...

US Border Patrol Unleashes Tear Gas Against Children in Mexico

In its statement following the incident, CBP said that the volleys were not aimed at migrants attempting the crossing, but at rock-throwers who prevented the agents from helping th...

Trump Prepares For A New Fight Over Border Wall Funding

It was a huge decision to make ... and frankly there was no system at all for a lot of reasons - palace intrigue and the rest of it - when I got there". The retired Marine general ...

Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Mr. Alamgir, however, asked his party candidates to stay in the race until the voting ended while NUF convenor Hossain urged voters to "restore democracy" and exercise their franch...

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Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump has declined to comment on whether he might accept less than $5 billion for wall funding. President Donald Trump on Saturday said the deaths of migrant children at the ...

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

Trump has signaled he welcomes the fight as he heads toward his own bid for re-election in 2020. The president, who had already scrapped a Christmas visit to his Florida golf r...

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey wants to fill the power vacuum that will be left in Syria by the withdrawal of American troops, and is coordinating its army's plans with the USA and Russian Federation...

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Mr. Trump has relented on his previous insistence that he wanted to build a "wall" on the southwest border, saying he now envisions the type of steel-slatted fence that was also bu...

Donald Trump Demands Wall for Christmas During Shutdown

Donald Trump Demands Wall for Christmas During Shutdown

Sadly, we do not know how the 7-year-old, named Coleman, responded to the president of the United States' suggestion that his parents had been lying to him all his life and that ...