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Donald Trump threatens US government shutdown could last ?months or even years?, as talks with Democrats fail again

Donald Trump threatens US government shutdown could last ?months or even years?, as talks with Democrats fail again

US President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders failed to strike a deal in sometimes combative talks on Friday to end a partial shutdown of the US government. After fighting to no avail over his request for US$5 billion to fund his signature wall on the Mexican border, Trump said he […]

New US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib wants to ?impeach the mother******?, but Donald Trump says that?s because Democrats can?t beat him in 2020

New US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib wants to ?impeach the mother******?, but Donald Trump says that?s because Democrats can?t beat him in 2020

One day into their new House majority, several US Democrats are trying to jump-start the impeachment action that many in the party have been talking about for two years. President Donald Trump pushed back on Friday, saying they?re only acting because they know they can?t win the White House in […]

Rampant migrant illnesses force US Border Patrol to seek help, change procedures

Rampant migrant illnesses force US Border Patrol to seek help, change procedures

Hundreds of migrants and their children seeking to enter the US from Mexico are arriving with illnesses, forcing US Customs and Border Protection to seek additional medical assistance and boost medical screenings, the agency disclosed Monday. Between December 22 and Sunday, the agency reported 451 cases referred to doctors or […]

No deal: Donald Trump and congress leaders meet to discuss US shutdown and border wall ? but fail to find common ground

No deal: Donald Trump and congress leaders meet to discuss US shutdown and border wall ? but fail to find common ground

No one budged at US President Donald Trump?s White House meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, so the partial US government shutdown persisted through a 12th day over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the US border with Mexico. They?ll try again Friday. In one big […]

Migrant mayhem: as 2019 arrives, US fires tear gas across Mexico border to stop ?violent mob? trying to breach fence

Migrant mayhem: as 2019 arrives, US fires tear gas across Mexico border to stop ?violent mob? trying to breach fence

US authorities fired tear gas into Mexico during the first hours of the new year to repel about 150 migrants who were trying to breach the border fence in Tijuana. At least three volleys of gas were launched onto the Mexican side of the border near Tijuana?s beach early Tuesday. […]

?Let?s make a deal?: Donald Trump invites congress leaders to bipartisan border briefing as shutdown drags on

?Let?s make a deal?: Donald Trump invites congress leaders to bipartisan border briefing as shutdown drags on

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday invited congressional leaders to a bipartisan briefing on border security at the White House as a partial US government shutdown over Trump?s US$5 billion demand for a wall along the border with Mexico is in its second week. He also hinted in a tweet […]

Despite Donald Trump?s tough immigration talk, Latino support for the Republican Party remains steady

Despite Donald Trump?s tough immigration talk, Latino support for the Republican Party remains steady

Pedro Gonzalez has faith in Donald Trump and his party. The 55-year-old Colombian immigrant is a pastor at an evangelical church in suburban Denver. Initially repelled by Trump in 2016, he has been heartened by the president?s steps to protect religious groups and appoint judges who oppose abortion rights. More […]

Donald Trump threatens to close Mexico border ?entirely? if he doesn?t get funding for his wall

Donald Trump threatens to close Mexico border ?entirely? if he doesn?t get funding for his wall

US President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to ?entirely? close the US southern border if Congress does not agree to provide US$5 billion in taxpayer funds for his promised wall along the border with Mexico. With large parts of the federal government shut down for lack of funding in a […]

California sanctuary law under fire after policeman Ronil Singh?s suspected killer, an illegal immigrant, is captured

California sanctuary law under fire after policeman Ronil Singh?s suspected killer, an illegal immigrant, is captured

A suspected drunk driver accused of fatally shooting the California police officer who pulled him over was captured on Friday as he tried to flee back to Mexico, where he lived before illegally crossing into the US, authorities said. The sheriff whose agency was leading the investigation blamed California?s sanctuary […]

Donald Trump blames Democrats for migrant children deaths, amid government budget impasse

Donald Trump blames Democrats for migrant children deaths, amid government budget impasse

US President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed opposition Democrats for the death of two immigrant children in US custody, comments set to heighten tensions as the second week of a government shutdown began over his demands for a border wall. ?Any deaths of children or others at the Border are […]