Bannon Breaks with Trump on DACA
2017-09-07 16:43:24 UTC
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said he doesn't agree with President Donald Trump's decision to end the DACA program and blasted the Catholic Church's support for undocumented immigrants because “they need illegal aliens to fill t...
Lyft to Offer Self-Driving Cars in San Francisco Area
2017-09-07 16:37:26 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A self-driving car will soon be one ride option available from Lyft in the San Francisco Bay Area, as the ride-services company ramps up its efforts to become a serious player in autonomous vehicle t...
Trump Strikes Deal With Democrats: Debt Limit, Harvey Funds
2017-09-07 16:28:01 UTC
By RACHAEL BADE, BURGESS EVERETT and JOSH DAWSEY
Donald Trump, who casts himself as a master negotiator, took the first offer Democrats put on the table.
Republicans left the Oval Office Wednesday stunned. Trump had quickly sided with Democ...
States Challenge Trump Decision on Dreamers
2017-09-07 16:21:30 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fifteen states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end protections and benefits for young people who were brought into the United States il...
North Korea: US will receive more ‘gift packages’
2017-09-06 01:24:06 UTC
GENEVA/SEOUL (Reuters) - A top North Korean diplomat on Tuesday warned that his country is ready to send “more gift packages” to the United States as world powers struggled for a response to Pyongyang’s latest nuclear weapons test.
Han Tae Song...
New York Threatens to Sue Trump Over DACA
2017-09-05 17:12:24 UTC
(Reuters) - New York and Washington state on Monday vowed to sue President Donald Trump if he scraps a program shielding from deportation immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children.
The Trump administra...
Trump to Congress: Do Your Job on DACA
2017-09-05 17:04:57 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump had a message for lawmakers returning to Washington after the August recess on Tuesday, when he was expected to rescind an immigration program that shielded from deportation some immigrants who ca...
Sessions Announces DACA is Rescinded: Window for Congress to Act
2017-09-05 15:57:15 UTC
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration is rescinding an Obama-era policy that provided work permits to undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children, with a wind-down p...
Trump Goes After Immigrant Children
2017-09-05 15:56:15 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday scrapped a program that protects from deportation almost 800,000 young men and women who were brought into the United States illegally as children, giving a gridlocked Congress six months to...
Hurricane Irma Update: Caribbean and Florida Facing Powerful Category 4 Storm
2017-09-04 23:32:49 UTC
(Reuters) - Hurricane Irma, barreling toward the Caribbean and the southern United States, was upgraded to a powerful Category 4 storm on Monday as islands in its path braced themselves.
Hurricane advisories were issued for territories that dot...
Trump Criticizes South Korea 'appeasement' after North Korea Bomb Test
2017-09-03 15:50:32 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump admonished South Korea, a key ally, for what he termed a policy of “appeasement” after North Korea claimed to have tested an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile on ...
Is Mueller's Russia Investigation Closing In?
2017-09-02 18:30:26 UTC
Three recently reported events each point to a tightening of the investigative net around Trump campaign's possible involvement with Russia and further financial ties to oligarch money.
The first event is the investigation's cooperat...
Trump's Attacks on Press Part of Global Trend, Says UN Human Rights Expert
2017-09-01 19:55:34 UTC
GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media are part of a global trend of hostility to freedom of speech and damage the U.S. public interest, a U.N. human rights expert said on Friday.
David Kaye, the U.N. special rapp...
Federal Watchdog Reviewing Mnuchin's Solar Eclipse Trip
2017-09-01 16:46:13 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal watchdog said on Friday it was reviewing the circumstances surrounding U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s controversial flight last month to Kentucky, where he spoke to business leaders and viewed the solar e...
Russia Probe: Mueller Goes After Trump's Tax Returns
2017-09-01 03:17:07 UTC
BREAKING NEWS — Special counsel Robert Mueller has enlisted the help of the IRS criminal investigations unit for the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation.
The agents, whom the Daily Beast reports Mueller has great respect for, exclusively focus on ...
Montana Rejects Trump Re-Militarization of Police
2017-08-31 17:28:33 UTC
To hear civil libertarians tell it, Montana’s recent push to de-militarize the police has its roots in the Bozeman BearCat incident of 2014. The city’s police department bought a 17,000-pound armored vehicle—a Ballistic Engineered Armored Response...
Majority of Americans say Trump 'tearing the country apart'
2017-08-31 20:03:50 UTC
Fifty-six percent of voters say they believe President Donald Trump is “tearing the country apart” instead of drawing people together, according to a new Fox News poll released Wednesday.
While the findings are sharply divided along partisan li...
Mueller Probe of Manafort Intensifies: Cooperation With New York Attorney General
2017-08-31 17:01:50 UTC
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is working with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on its investigation into Paul Manafort and his financial transactions, according to several people familiar with the matter.
The cooperation is t...
NAFTA Nations Plan For Progress Despite Trump
2017-08-31 16:51:33 UTC
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Trade negotiators plan to take small steps forward in a second round of talks to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) this weekend, trying to ignore daily threats from U.S. President Donald Trump to tear i...
Trump's Political Threat Against Senator Claire McCaskill Legally Problemmatic
2017-08-31 15:37:14 UTC
President Donald Trump’s public electoral threat Wednesday against Sen. Claire McCaskill during a speech in Missouri on tax reform triggered another round of questions about the administration’s blurring the line between partisan politics and offi...
IAEA Rejects Trump Demands To Check Iran Military Sites
2017-08-31 19:32:28 UTC
VIENNA (Reuters) - The United States is pushing U.N. nuclear inspectors to check military sites in Iran to verify it is not breaching its nuclear deal with world powers. But for this to happen, inspectors must believe such checks are necessary and...
U.S. Bombers Drill Over Korean Penisula
2017-08-31 15:18:53 UTC
SEOUL/TOKYO (Reuters) - South Korean and Japanese jets joined exercises with two supersonic U.S. B-1B bombers above and near the Korean peninsula on Thursday, two days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan, sharply raising tension.
Means and Ends of Antifa, White Supremacists, and Black Lives Matter
2017-08-31 15:03:29 UTC
As protesters clash in occasionally violent street confrontations that spread via online video, provoking emotional conversations that could touch almost anyone on Facebook or Twitter, millions of Americans feel pressure to pick a side, to support...
Trump Says U.S. Has Been Paying North Korea Extortion: Talk Not The Answer
2017-08-30 14:40:31 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed any diplomatic negotiations with North Korea, saying “talking is not the answer,” one day after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan and drew international condemn...
United Nations: Trump Attacking Freedom of the Press
2017-08-30 16:39:05 UTC
GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s criticism of journalists amounts to an attack on the freedom of the press and could provoke violence against reporters, the United Nations’ human rights chief said on Wednesday.
Zeid Ra’ad al-Hus...