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Trump issues Thanksgiving threat to close the US border with Mexico

PALM BEACH, Fla, Nov 22, (Agencies): President Donald Trump is threatening to close the US border with Mexico for an undisclosed period of time if his administration determines that its southern ally has lost “control” on its side. Trump is citing the situation involving migrants camped in Tijuana, Mexico, after …

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Dems own House, Senate for Trump

HOUSE TURN COULD ECHO IN MOSCOW, BEIJING, RIYADH WASHINGTON, Nov 7, (AP): Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, …

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‘End birthright citizenship’ – US sending 5,200 troops to border

WASHINGTON, Oct 30, (Agencies): President Donald Trump said he will seek to limit the right of citizenship for certain children born in the United States in a new bid to dramatically reshape immigration policies that was likely to spark a congressional battle. Seeking to shore up support for Republicans ahead …

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‘American credibility has been diminished’

Trump rips diplomatic swathe across Europe HELSINKI, July 17, (AFP): Donald Trump was fired up. When the US president set off for Europe one week ago he was bent on knocking heads with Washington’s allies and finding friendship with Russia. As he fl ew homewards after Monday’s summit with President …

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Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

Ex-NATO chief Solana denied US entry WASHINGTON, June 26, (Agencies): The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. The 5-4 decision Tuesday is the court’s first substantive ruling on …

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Stormy Daniels taunts fake Trump on comedy show SNL

Washington, May 6, 2018 (AFP) -Stormy Daniels, the real one, took on Donald Trump, depicted by Alec Baldwin, on comedy show Saturday Night Live and taunted him saying the only way to end the furor over their alleged tryst was for him to resign. Daniels drew screams and applause when …

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Trump proposes $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has instructed the U.S. trade representative to consider slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods in a dramatic escalation of the trade dispute between the two countries. Trump’s surprise move Thursday came a day after Beijing announced plans to tax $50 …

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Trump says top diplomat Tillerson out, names Pompeo successor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of state. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that he’s naming CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson. Pompeo is to be replaced at CIA by Gina Haspel, Pompeo’s deputy at CIA. She would be the first woman in that role. …

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Love thy neighbor: US sanctuary churches protect migrants under Trump

Greensboro, United States, March 10, 2018 (AFP) -Business owner Oscar Canales has spent the past three months confined to a church basement in the US city of Greensboro, knowing he could face deportation to El Salvador the moment he steps outside. Expulsion would mean tearing him apart from his wife …

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US Supreme Court rejects Trump over ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON, Feb 26, (Agencies): The US Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to President Donald Trump, requiring his administration to maintain protections he has sought to end for hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally into the United States as children. The justices refused to hear the administration’s appeal …

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