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Donald Trump Threatens to Close US Border With Mexico "Permanently"

Donald Trump Threatens to Close US Border With Mexico U.S. Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at migrants seeking entry at the southwest border, claiming the migrants were throwing rocks and bottles. Carla L. Trump previously indicated that the "whole" of the U.S. southern border may close, should the Mexican government not be able to get control of the migrant caravan situation. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to permanently close Mexico border after clashes

Trump threatens to permanently close Mexico border after clashes A group of Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, climb a metal barrier. Authorities on the US side used tear gas to disperse the would-be crossers, the journalists told CNN . "As I have continually stated, DHS will not tolerate this type of lawlessness and will not hesitate to shut down ports of entry for security and public safety reasons", Nielsen said. [Full Article...]

Uganda party boat capsizes on Lake Victoria, killing 29

Uganda party boat capsizes on Lake Victoria, killing 29 Uganda police have said the accident was caused by overloading and that the boat was also poorly maintained. Ugandan media named a number of well-known people said to be on the boat, adding that the prince of a traditional kingdom had survived. [Full Article...]

Separatists attack Chinese consulate in Pakistan

Separatists attack Chinese consulate in Pakistan The first terror attack was a suicide bombers attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi . Let there be no doubt in anyone's mind that we will crush the terrorists, whatever it takes. Pakistan is one of China's largest allies in its Belt and Road Initiative, which aims to link 70 countries through trade . "We have been seeing the Chinese as an oppressor, along with Pakistani forces", Baloch... [Full Article...]

China's Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with US ally

China's Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with US ally One was approval for a Chinese loan for building a $232.5 million dam, another a hiring of a consultancy for a rail plan. As far as China is concerned, setting aside the territorial dispute with the Philippines for now and embarking on joint oil and natural gas development can even kill three birds with one stone: first, turning Manila from foe into friend; second, alleviating its own energy... [Full Article...]

Cabinet clears corridor for Kartarpur up to Pakistan border

Cabinet clears corridor for Kartarpur up to Pakistan border Thousands of Sikhs already visit the shrine in Pakistan every year. After India and Pakistan said they'll develop a corridor to help Sikhs travel to the final resting place of Guru Nanak, their faith's founder - a gurdwara in Kartarpur , Pakistan, Sidhu said that this happy development is the "result" of a hug. [Full Article...]

USA judge: 'President may not rewrite immigration laws'

USA judge: 'President may not rewrite immigration laws' The judge sees the ban as a violation of the clause in federal immigration law that allows someone to seek asylum "whether or not" they arrive at an official port of entry. Trump sent more than 5,000 soldiers to the 2,000-mile (3,100 kilometers) frontier with Mexico to harden the border, although critics dismissed the move as a political stunt ahead of Congressional elections on November 6. [Full Article...]

Trump thanks himself on Thanksgiving

Trump thanks himself on Thanksgiving Trump also praised Saudi Arabia, calling them a "longtime strategic partner", and said they are investing billions of dollars in the US. And I'll tell you what, it's not going to happen like this anymore. Asked who should be accountable for the murder, Trump offered this: "Maybe the world should be held accountable because the world is a vicious place". [Full Article...]

Democrats to probe Ivanka's use of private mail

Democrats to probe Ivanka's use of private mail Emails regarding official White House business are required to be preserved under the presidential records act. "They're all in presidential records, there was no hiding". The development came as House Democrats said earlier Tuesday that they plan to probe Ivanka's email issue in an attempt to determine whether she violated federal records laws. [Full Article...]

Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey

Trump wanted to order Justice Dept to prosecute Clinton, Comey President Trump attempted to have two of his largest rivals prosecuted by the Justice Department but was discouraged by White House counsel, according to a report published on Tuesday. Trump has continued to speak about those potential prosecutions and pondered appointing a special counsel to investigate Clinton and Comey. "It's not news that Trump wants DOJ to investigate or prosecute Clinton... [Full Article...]

Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who filed the lawsuit , are being represented by the groups Protect Democracy and the Constitutional Accountability Center. Trump's appointment is in violation of the Constitution's Appointments Clause, the Senators allege. It appears Mueller is filing this in an attempt to head off any attem... [Full Article...]

Trump Takes Jabs At 9th Circuit Court, House Dems During Turkey Pardon

Trump Takes Jabs At 9th Circuit Court, House Dems During Turkey Pardon After the ceremony, the turkeys will go to their new home, Virginia Tech's "Gobblers Rest" exhibit in Blacksburg, Virginia. Two turkeys were up for pardoning, Peas and Carrots, and a poll was released on social media where the public could decide which turkey would be granted freedom. [Full Article...]

Missionary slaughtered by protected tribe after trespassing on their island to preach

Missionary slaughtered by protected tribe after trespassing on their island to preach An America man's trip to India's North Sentinel Island, home to an indigenous tribe protected from outside contact by law, resulted in his death at the hands of tribesmen, authorities said Wednesday. His body was recovered the following day by the fishermen on their return. According to reprots, the island has been inhabited by the indigenous Sentinelese for over 55,000 years. [Full Article...]

Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong Yang as new president

Interpol elects South Korean Kim Jong Yang as new president In this January 23, 2018, photo, Kim Jong Yang, the senior vice president of Interpol executive committee, speaks during a press conference in Changwon, South Korea . Human rights groups raised the alarm two years ago when Interpol's general assembly approved Meng Hongwei, a longtime senior Chinese security official, as president. [Full Article...]

Ocasio-Cortez Currently Backs Pelosi, 'Most Progressive Candidate,' For Speaker

Ocasio-Cortez Currently Backs Pelosi, 'Most Progressive Candidate,' For Speaker And she is "trying to be a voice for reasonable people who know from decades of activism and basic understanding of government that it's INSANE to campaign against your party saying they care too much about the takeover of America by Putin". [Full Article...]

Airbnb to remove West Bank settlement rental listings

Airbnb to remove West Bank settlement rental listings The short-term home rental company said in a press release that it had previously allowed the listings - around 200 - as USA law permitted Airbnb to operate in the disputed territory, but that it had "wrestled with this issue and we have struggled to come up with the right approach". [Full Article...]

Democrats sign letter opposing Nancy Pelosi as House speaker

Democrats sign letter opposing Nancy Pelosi as House speaker At 153 words, it doesn't say much other than that these members are committed to voting for "new leadership in both our Caucus meeting and on the House Floor". Among the others, three have been declared winners by the Associated Press, and two candidates' election outcomes haven't been called by AP. "Ninety-four percent of the caucus didn't sign this letter". [Full Article...]

Protectionism 'doomed to failure': Xi says in swipe at US

Protectionism 'doomed to failure': Xi says in swipe at US Spicer added that he believes Trump values the counsel of Pence and called him a "tremendous partner". The US has complained about China being classified as a developing country and argues it gives an unfair advantage. He also warned that the USA could double the tariffs already imposed on Chinese goods. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison used his speech at APEC to strongly criticize the US-... [Full Article...]

Trump rips Theresa May in phone call, echoes Macron, Trudeau attack

Trump rips Theresa May in phone call, echoes Macron, Trudeau attack While the French president insisted the reference to the US was only to imply that Europe needed to rely less on the US, Trump launched into a days-long tirade against Macron and France. Mr Trump was heavily criticised for cancelling a visit to a USA war cemetery in France on Saturday due to "bad weather". "Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump says he has completed written answers for Russian Federation investigation

Trump says he has completed written answers for Russian Federation investigation Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump said he wrote the answers to the questions himself. But it's, as far as I'm concerned, I like to take everything personally because you do better that way. Mr Trump's team of lawyers agreed to have the president submit written answers to questions relating to Russia's role in the election. And earlier this week, Mueller's office asked a federal... [Full Article...]


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