Trump plans to raise asylum bar and speed deportations
2017-02-19 13:42:51 UTC
By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON
The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims earlier in the process.
The new guidelines, contained in a dr...
Human rights and the dignity of all students upheld in California schools
2017-02-18 20:14:53 UTC
Human rights and the dignity of all students upheld in California schools.
California - On the same day that the Department of Homeland Security leaked a draft of a <a
Germany And Canada Strongest Defender Of Unalienable Rights
2017-02-18 09:02:11 UTC
Among 'last defenders' of liberal world order, Merkel does the heavy lifting
It seems an ice age since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Germany's Angela Merkel were anointed the last defenders of the liberal international order.
But it was ...
Contradictions of US Policy on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
2017-02-17 03:08:23 UTC
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, a Republican who previously served as South Carolina governor, criticized the United Nations and the Security Council on for what she called a bias against Israel.
She described the day's sch...
White House Dilemma:: Puzder out as Trump's Labor nominee
2017-02-15 23:06:13 UTC
Andrew Puzder said he was withdrawing his nomination after labor complaints by workers at his food business, a revelation that he had employed an undocumented immigrant and the resurfacing of a decades-old Oprah Winfrey tape.
By Sarah N. Lync...
Did Putin guide Trump's presidential campaign?
2017-02-16 01:28:30 UTC
Key Senate committee chairman wants briefing on Flynn.
Latest: The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday to send the committee doc...
Trump knew that Flynn was misleading over Russia
2017-02-14 22:19:45 UTC
By Steve Holland and Richard Cowan |
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump knew for weeks that national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled the White House about his contacts with Russia but did not immediately force him out, an admin...
Trump's New Ban Is Coming After He Lost The Old One In Court 3-0
2017-02-11 10:38:25 UTC
Trump's New Ban Is Coming After He Lost The Old One In Court 3-0.
By Ayesha Rascoe and Steve Holland |
PALM BEACH, FLA./WASHINGTON - Trump said that he is considering issuing a new travel ban, while White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus...
The Anti-Democratic Worldview of Steve Bannon
2017-02-03 08:53:04 UTC
Donald Trump’s chief strategist, senior counselor and the permanent member of National Security Council, Steve Bannon, laid out his global nationalist vision in unusually in-depth remarks delivered by Skype to a conference held inside the Vatican ...
Trudeau says Canada will take refugees banned by U.S.
2017-01-29 19:36:34 UTC
TORONTO (AP) –Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for refugees rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump: Canada will take you.
He also intends to talk to Trump about the success of Canada’s refugee policy.
Trudeau reacted to ...
German engineers don't care about Trump and Brexit
2017-01-29 19:07:46 UTC
German engineers: 'Hardly any US or UK competitors exist for German products'
German engineers are confident about German products and expect no hit to business from the presidency of Donald Trump or Britain's decision to leave the European Uni...
Nobel laureate Malala condemns Trump’s anti-refugee policy
2017-01-29 19:07:58 UTC
In a powerful statement, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai condemns Trump’s anti-refugee policy.
Donald Trump’s executive order which reportedly bans people from several majority-Muslim countries—along with his explicit promise to prioritize Ch...
Mexico's President Cancels His Visit to the White House
2017-01-26 17:17:47 UTC
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Thursday he had scrapped plans to meet Donald Trump next week after the U.S. president tweeted Mexico should cancel the meeting if it was not prepared to pay for his proposed border wall.
A growing number of Californians Want to withdrawal from United States
2017-01-25 03:29:49 UTC
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (Reuters) - The election of Republican businessman Donald Trump as president of the United States has some Californians dreaming - of their own country.
One in every three California residents supports the most populous U.S. ...
Canada's PM Justin Trudeau speaks with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto ahead of Trump talks
2017-01-23 04:40:18 UTC
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto agreed in a phone call with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday to join forces to encourage economic integration in North America, according to a statement from Peña Nieto's office.
The call cam...
Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe's capitals
2017-01-22 07:34:18 UTC
By Stephen Addison and Shadia Nasralla | LONDON/VIENNA (Reuters) - Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expec...
Thousands will be in D.C. to stand with women
2017-01-22 07:35:03 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP/WATE) — A day after the inauguration, more than 200 men and women from the Knoxville-area are in Washington D.c. for the women’s march on Washington.
Organizers of Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington expect more than 200,000 p...
U.S housing starts surge in December; jobless claims near 43-year low
2017-01-19 17:21:57 UTC
Washington (Reuters) - U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in December as a strengthening economy boosts demand for rental housing.
Other data on Thursday showed the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly f...
Planned Parenthood asked federal judge to block Medicaid cuts in Texas
2017-01-18 07:35:20 UTC
By Jon Herskovitz | AUSTIN, TEXAS
The leaders of Texas Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge on Tuesday to block the state's bid to halt Medicaid funding for the healthcare group, which has long been targeted by Republicans for providing abort...
Germany is willing to cooperate with China to combat populist trends
2017-01-16 08:19:53 UTC
Germany's embassy in Beijing on Monday urged China to take action to open its markets to foreign companies to counter rising global protectionism, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Xi is expect...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warns Trump about dangers of protectionism
2017-01-16 12:45:12 UTC
Industries across the euro zone cranked up output in 2016 and Germany ended the year with its strongest growth in five years.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the United States to stick to multilateral cooperation, and warned that US Presi...
Rep. John Lewis says Trump is not a 'legitimate' president
2017-01-18 04:06:11 UTC
Rep. John Lewis says Trump is not a 'legitimate' president.
Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a longtime civil rights figure, says he doesn’t consider Donald Trump a “legitimate” president because he believes Russia helped him to win the e...
"ISIS's days in Mosul are quickly coming to an end": Iraqi forces/ U.S. Air Force
2017-01-13 21:57:56 UTC
By Isabel Coles and John Davison | MOSUL, IRAQ/BAGHDAD
Iraqi special forces stormed a sprawling university complex in northeast Mosul on Friday and pushed Islamic State back in nearby areas to reach two more bridges across the Tigris River, the m...
Pena Nieto: Mexico will not pay for the wall Trump plans to build
2017-01-18 04:05:07 UTC
Pena Nieto said his government would seek to diversify business ties with Asia and Latin American countries where it had room for improvement and And we will not pay for the wall Trump plans to build.
By Dave Graham | MEXICO CITY
Mexico said o...
UK has no chance for full access to the EU after Brexit
2017-01-12 00:52:19 UTC
By Andrew MacAskill and Huw Jones | LONDON (Reuters)
Britain's finance industry has given up on efforts to keep full access to the European Union after Brexit and is pushing instead for a more limited trade deal that would potentially exclude som...