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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order addressing the separation of migrant families at the US border – an issue that sparked outcry after his administration revealed it had separated nearly 2,000 children from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" immigration policy in recent
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has blocked a White House plan to cut almost $15 billion in unused government money slated for children's health insurance and other programs.
As the firestorm over forced separations of migrant families consumes the White House, Ivanka Trump, the presidential adviser who has billed herself as a "force for good" in the administration, has remained out of sight. In a closed-door meeting with Republicans late Tuesday, President Donald
American Airlines has asked the federal government not to use its planes to transport migrant children who have been separated from their families, widening a backlash to a new Trump administration policy. Under the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy towards illegal border crossings, adults are
Barack Obama has issued a plea for compassion towards refugees as thousands of migrant children have been separated from their parents at America’s southern border. “To watch those families broken apart in real time puts to us a very simple question: are we a nation that accepts the cruelty of ripping
A video showing Donald Trump hugging an American flag has gone viral. The amorous display took place after Mr Trump made a speech in which he lambasted illegal immigration. The Us president said America had ‘no border security’ and accused Mexico of failing to stop migrants from reaching the border
The evolving trade tensions of the world are essentially between its two largest economies, the United States and China. Individual industries are hit but pain can be spread. There may also be offsets, industries that actually do better as result of trade restrictions.
Donald Trump has signed an executive order ending the controversial policy of family separation at the US-Mexico border after days of public outrage and bipartisan criticism. In an apparent snub to Congressional Democrats, whom Mr Trump repeatedly, falsely blamed for the continuation of the policy,
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth during a visit to Britain next month, the U.S. ambassador in London told Sky News on Wednesday. Trump is due in Britain in mid-July, after months of speculation over when he would visit what traditionally has been the United States' closest ally
Donald Trump will meet the Queen when he visits Britain next month, the US ambassador to the UK has said. The president’s itinerary has not yet been finalised but will include a meeting with the monarch, Robert Wood Johnson told Sky News. Mr Trump’s working trip to Britain on 13 July will be his first
The European Union will hit back at Donald Trump by imposing 25 per cent import tariffs on a range of American products starting on Friday, Brussels has confirmed. The EU says the initial €2.8 billion (£2.5bn) in charges are a response to the US decision to impose tariffs on European steel and aluminium
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's postponing this week's picnic for members of Congress, saying the timing "doesn't feel right."
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would sign something "pre-emptive" on immigration soon, saying he wanted to solve the problem of immigrant families being separated at the U.S. border with Mexico. An earlier report from Fox News Channel said the Trump administration was considering
A veteran Republican strategist who advised John McCain during his 2008 presidential run, has announced he is quitting the GOP, claiming it has become fully the party of Donald Trump - “corrupt, indecent, and immoral”. In a series of tweets blasting the party, the president and in which he declared
Morena Vasquez didn’t want to drive that February night last year, but a co-worker at her job cleaning offices near Atlanta needed some keys dropped off. “I knew it was my responsibility,” Vasquez said. An El Salvador native, she had crossed illegally into the United States as a teenager, and though
Michael Cohen is very unhappy. So unhappy, he’s “willing to give” information about his former boss, president Donald Trump, to federal investigators, his friends are telling CNN. Cohen has plenty to be upset about. He’s under a high-profile investigation by the FBI, huge suspicious payments have been
Melania Trump’s former immigration lawyer decried the separation of immigrant families arriving at the border in an interview with her husband’s favourite network, Fox News. Michael Wildes, a New York attorney who represented the first lady and her family throughout immigration proceedings to become
In an order dated Tuesday, U.S. District Judge James Otero said the amount of media attention in the case was not a sufficient reason to reconsider the 90-day stay he had imposed in April. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is suing to void a non-disclosure agreement under which Cohen paid
Theresa May has condemned Donald Trump’s policy of keeping migrant children in cages at the US border and vowed to challenge him when they meet next month. The prime minister bowed to growing pressure to speak out, condemning the practice as “wrong” – and putting it on the agenda for the US president
Pope Francis has called Donald Trump‘s “zero tolerance” policy that leads to the separation of migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border “immoral”. Francis made the comments in an interview with Reuters. It comes as Republicans in Congress scramble to include a solution to the separations
Donald Trump has told Republicans trying to pass immigration legislation he is behind them “1,000 per cent” and that he would sign either of two bills they are working on, amid bipartisan and international outrage over the policy causing children to be separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border