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Sen. Dianne Feinstein on immigration fix: 'We have to just get to it'

As the Trump administration pressures Congress and Mexico to address the uptick in asylum-seeking families arriving at the border, the Senate Judiciary Committee affirmed a willingness to "look at many options."...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on immigration fix: 'We have to just get to it'

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Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the region to respond to the Islamic Republic’s threats against US forces in the Middle East. Feinstein, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committe...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Dianne Feinstein met with Iranian foreign minister as US-Iran feud escalated Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a top member of the minority party in the upper chamber, met recently with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a time of escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran....
02:51, 2019-05-28

Conservative group hits back after Feinstein accuses Republicans of packing courts by rushing confirmations Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Republicans on Thursday of trying to stack federal courts by pushing President Trump's nominees so quickly through the confirmation process....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Report: Trump to pick Immigration hardliner Kenneth Cuccinelli to lead Citizenship and Immigration Services President Trump is expected to nominate former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli to oversee the nation's immigration system as the next director of the  U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, according got media reports. ...
01:17, 2019-05-26

Julián Castro on Immigration Mr. Castro, a former housing secretary and San Antonio mayor, was the first Democratic candidate in the 2020 campaign to release an immigration plan....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Trump says will soon sit down with Democrats for immigration negotiations President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would sit down soon with his Democratic opponents in the U.S. Congress for negotiations over U.S. immigration policy....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Mum and me: a story of immigration and integration | Podcast Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty, the son of two Indian immigrants, explains why he felt so frustrated with a recent report from Tony Blair’s thinktank. And Katharine Murphy looks ahead to Australia’s imminent electionGuardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty recently read a report from Tony Blai...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Pence says encouraged that Mexico is willing to do more on immigration Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was encouraged that Mexican officials were willing to do more to curb migration flows to the United States but it was up to President Donald Trump to decide if they went far enough to avert threatened tariffs....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Immigration official looks to step up family deportations WASHINGTON (AP) — The new acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has signaled his agency is looking to step up deportations of families who are in the United States illegally. Mark Morgan spoke with reporters on Tuesday in his first public comments since taking over the role las...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Immigration raids to take place across US starting Sunday Raids are likely to occur in 10 major cities and would target at least 2,000 immigrants who have been ordered deportedUS immigration officials have said immigration raids targeting thousands of families will take place in major cities across the United States starting on Sunday – less than a month a...
22:00, 2019-07-11

U.S. welcomes Mexico immigration offers, but 'long way to go' Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, said the Trump administration would file a formal "notice" on Friday to clear the way for tariffs to kick in on Monday, but added the president could "turn that off" over the weekend if negotiations continue to go well. ...
17:34, 2019-06-07

Trump Confirms Immigration Raids Set For The Weekend US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this weekend to round up thousands of undocumented......
00:17, 2019-07-13

Trump says immigration raids coming 'fairly soon' President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as U.S. migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come....
04:51, 2019-07-06

Trump could threaten Mexico with tariffs over immigration President Trump is reportedly planning to threaten Mexico with new sanctions in order to encourage the country to crack down on illegal border crossings of migrants coming from Central America....
01:34, 2019-05-31

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
04:00, 2019-06-22

Top immigration official: Border crossings dropping YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — The acting secretary of Homeland Security said he expected 25% fewer migrants to cross the border this month, as officials in Yuma unveiled their latest outdoor facility meant to detain children and families. Kevin McAleenan said at a brief news conference in Washington that the n...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Former England boxer released from immigration centre Effectively stateless Kelvin Bilal Fawaz says detention has been ‘excruciating’The former England boxer Kelvin Bilal Fawaz, who was arrested and sent to an immigration removal centre last month, has been released after his lawyers threatened to launch legal action over his unlawful detention.The 31-...
15:51, 2019-05-31

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to be an American — ...
13:00, 2019-06-29

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration activists Company to provide credits to not-for-profit RaicesRiders can contribute additional funds through appThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride credits to a not-for-profit organization providing legal services to immigrants and will allow riders to contribute to the organization...
00:00, 2019-07-02

Trump urges Mexico to 'finally do what must be done' on immigration President Donald Trump on Friday pressured Mexico to stop people from crossing into the United States, one day after threatening to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports in a bid to get the country to crack down on illegal immigration....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Trump talks tariffs & immigration, goes to France President Donald Trump spoke in Shannon, Ireland, before leaving for D-Day events in France. Trump said trade talks with Mexico are ongoing but Mexico has been told "the tariffs go on." He also said Mexico and China both want to make trade deals. (June 6)        ...
14:51, 2019-06-06

Immigration arrests across the U.S. to begin Sunday: Trump The head of ICE said efforts to deport families with orders to leave the country will continue after an upcoming national sweep that U.S President Donald Trump said would start Sunday....
09:34, 2019-07-14

5 things to know about how Canada handles immigration detainees The treatment of migrants has recently been thrust into the spotlight as accounts emerge of overcrowding and unsanitary conditions in American border detention facilities. Here's a look at how Canada deals with immigration detainees....
03:00, 2019-07-08

U.S.'s Ross says he told counterpart Mexico must do more in immigration U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he told Mexican Economy Secretary Graciela Marquez in a meeting on Monday that Mexico must do more to help the United States address illegal immigration....
03:34, 2019-06-04

Mass immigration raids set to begin this Sunday By Julia Ainsley WASHINGTON — Nationwide immigration raids that were postponed three weeks ago are now scheduled to begin on Sunday, two senior Department of Homeland Security officials told NBC News. The mass raids, to be conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, are set to target roughly 2...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, producing clashes along ideological lines....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Trump says immigration roundup will start next week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday an immigration roundup will start next week, but did not give details about the planned action, which House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi denounced as a "mass deportation dragnet."...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Trump renews criticism of Mexico over immigration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Mexico was "doing virtually nothing to stop illegal immigrants from coming to our southern border" and that he would soon give a response....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Increased immigration may be a boon for social security Before you think I’m against immigration, let me state once again my feelings on the issue. I am very much pro-immigration. The US should allow lots of new people into this country in hopes that they become good, tax-paying citizens. Why? Because it’s the right thing to do. But if you would rather h...
04:17, 2019-07-16

Jail: Torsteinson Picked Up By Immigration Officials ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Three Forks Jail has confirmed with LEX 18 that a man accused of sending inappropriate messages to minors in Estill County was picked up by immigration officials. Torstein Torsteinson, 35, was picked up by immigration officials around 9 a.m. Monday. Police say Tors...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in Guatemala....
10:51, 2019-07-16

Mexico studies building new immigration facilities Mexico is studying a change in the way it handles the migrants who have been overwhelming its facilities near the border with Guatemala, and may try to keep more of them in newly constructed voluntary shelters rather than in detention facilities....
23:17, 2019-05-21

Trump to delay ICE's 10-city immigration raid President Donald Trump on Saturday said he will delay for two weeks raids of illegal immigrants scheduled to start in 10 cities in an effort to work out a solution in Congress....
00:34, 2019-06-23

U.S. cuts $185M in aid to Central America over immigration While Mexico avoided President Donald Trump's call for tariffs, other Central American countries will have their foreign aid cut because they haven't done enough to stop the flow of migrants into the United States....
15:51, 2019-06-18

Trump’s Immigration Approach Isn’t New: Europe and Australia Went First Policies as hard-nosed as Mr. Trump’s have curbed migrant arrivals in Europe and Australia, but research suggests they won’t be effective in the long run....
13:51, 2019-07-19

Mexican president expects immigration tariff deal with US soon Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday he believes a deal is close that would end the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to illegal immigration....
01:34, 2019-06-05

How Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Could Backfire and Increase Immigration President Donald Trump wants to slap tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t slow migration to the United States, but experts on trade and Latin America warn that the measures could end up driving even more people to head north. Frustrated by continued arrival of migrants fleeing poverty and violence ...
09:51, 2019-06-05

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers....
17:17, 2019-06-17

Booker Proposes Drastic Changes to Immigration Detention System Senator Cory Booker’s plan would create new standards for civil detentions and phase out contracts with private prisons through a sweeping executive order....
14:34, 2019-07-02

Salvini has been 'following' Trump's immigration policies, but he will not separate children Italy's Matteo Salvini tells Christiane Amanpour that he has been "following closely" the US "approach against illegal migration" but added that separating children from their parents is where he would draw the line....
20:51, 2019-06-14

Donald Trump: Immigration raids could start July 4 President Donald Trump said his postponed immigration raids in 10 major cities could start on Independence Day unless "something pretty miraculous" happens in Congress on immigration reform....
04:34, 2019-06-30

Trump praises Mexico for ‘huge deal’ on immigration President Trump spiked the football on his immigration agreement with Mexico and taunted his media critics with a tweetstorm that called the accord “a huge deal.” “MEXICO HAS AGREED TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN BUYING LARGE QUANTITIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT FROM OUR GREAT PATRIOT FARMERS!” he blared in an ...
16:17, 2019-06-08

Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States....
19:34, 2019-06-08

Most Dems vow to decriminalize illegal immigration during Night 2 debate The 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls were asked about their views on decriminalizing illegal border crossings during the party's Thursday debate, and all but two candidates raised their hands....
08:00, 2019-06-28

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States....
23:51, 2019-06-08

Whoopi Goldberg tries to link D-Day with immigration, says it's what soldiers 'fought for' "View" host Whoopi Goldberg on Thursday tried tying aid for illegal immigrants to the legacy left by soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy during World War II....
19:17, 2019-06-07

Trump says U.S. will release more details on Mexico immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday his administration will release additional details of its agreement with Mexico as he denied a news report that there were no new major commitments made by Mexico to stem a flow of Central American migrants at the U.S. southern border....
16:00, 2019-06-09

Trump Says Planned Immigration Sweep Delayed For Two Weeks President Donald Trump said Saturday he was delaying a planned immigration sweep for two weeks to allow time for his Republican Party and opposition Democrats to find a political solution to the......
00:34, 2019-06-23

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of its kind barring courthouse arrests....
00:51, 2019-06-21

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigration...
22:34, 2019-06-20

Trump insists he cut secret immigration deal with Mexico President Trump on Tuesday doubled down on his claim that he had cut a secret deal with Mexico to stem illegal immigration — even waving a piece of paper he said it was written on — but wouldn‘t reveal any details. “That’s the agreement that everybody says I don’t have,” Trump told reporters outside...
23:00, 2019-06-11

'There aren't many fairytale endings': behind the bleak immigration exhibition The work of 75 artists from over 15 countries is being shown at a tough, timely exhibition looking at displacement and migration on a global scaleLast Wednesday, a photo was released of a Salvadoran man and his young daughter face down in the Rio Grande, who drowned while attempting to migrate from ...
18:17, 2019-07-01

Trump's Immigration Crackdown Is Curiously Sparing the Bosses Let’s say you’re a piece of shit who wants to reduce the number of undocumented immigrants in this country, for whatever dumbass reason—just pure racism, or because they’re takin’ our jobs, or because MAYBE ISIS???? Surely, with your totally consistent ideology, you would want to not only persecute ...
18:17, 2019-05-31

Did You Know Lady Liberty Was a Monument to Slavery Abolishment, Not Immigration? The new Statue of Liberty Museum, which opened Thursday in New York Harbor, brings to light a little-spoken-of aspect of the statue’s history: Lady Liberty was originally intended celebrate the end of slavery, not the arrival of immigrants....
22:00, 2019-05-27

Warren's new U.S. immigration policy would end border crossing as a crime Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday announced a broad immigration policy that would decriminalize undocumented border crossing and end the use of privately run detention centers if she is elected president....
18:34, 2019-07-11

Raids Expected To Begin in U.S. Immigration Enforcement Operation (WASHINGTON) — A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump, according to two administration officials and immigrant activists. The operation,...
20:34, 2019-07-11

Sylvester Stallone: next Rocky film should focus on immigration Actor outlines premise that ‘could work’ for franchise but says his all-American heroes were never intended as political symbolsSylvester Stallone has said he wants to make a new Rocky film in which the boxer encounters an immigrant living illegally in the US.Speaking during a Q&A at the Cannes film...
05:34, 2019-05-25

Police kill man allegedly attacking immigration prison TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state. The Tacoma Police Department in a news release says officers responded at about 4 a.m. Saturday to the privately run Tacoma North...
03:51, 2019-07-14

Top sheriff warns: Trump’s ‘done’ if illegal immigration isn’t slashed One of America’s top sheriffs and supporter of President Trump is warning that if the administration doesn’t curb the explosion of illegal immigration across the southern border, the president will lose reelection in 2020....
22:51, 2019-05-30

Man tries to set immigration jail on fire, dies after shootout with police TACOMA, Wash. — A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Police Department said the officers responded about 4 ...
07:17, 2019-07-14

Impending immigration raids across US spark anxiety and protests Raids expected to target 2,000 migrants in nearly a dozen citiesVigils held from Los Angeles to BerlinImmigration raids conducted by the Trump administration are expected in major US cities on Sunday, a prospect that has sparked vigils, protests, condemnation and fear. Related: 'This is tough stuff'...
11:34, 2019-07-14

UK immigration falls to five-year low as influx of EU workers slows Long-term immigration to Britain dropped to a five-year low last year as the net inflow of European Union migrants fell to its lowest in almost a decade, extending a decline seen since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016....
20:17, 2019-05-24

The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
17:34, 2019-05-22

Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps CHICAGO — As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by the operation. A Chicago priest talked during his homily about the compassi...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Trump says tariffs on Mexico will stem illegal immigration WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump tweeted Sunday: “America has had enough.” The president ...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Starting "Fairly Soon", Says Donald Trump On Immigration Raids US President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as US migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come....
07:17, 2019-07-06

Donald Trump Says Immigration Raids Coming "Fairly Soon" President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as US migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come....
02:34, 2019-07-07

Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
19:17, 2019-05-22

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
14:00, 2019-06-01

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
09:34, 2019-06-01

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statistics....
21:17, 2019-07-15

Guatemalan Court Blocks Signing of Immigration Agreement With U.S. Guatemala’s constitutional court granted an injunction stopping President Jimmy Morales from signing a controversial immigration proposal that would require migrants from El Salvador and Honduras to seek asylum there rather than the U.S....
07:17, 2019-07-15

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democrats. The extremist Left among House Democrats aban...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigrat...
23:51, 2019-06-20

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections for almost all migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border, in violation of both US and internation...
01:34, 2019-07-16

‘Squad’ rips Trump over ‘go back’ tweets, immigration and racism The four freshman congresswomen targeted by President Trump in a series of tweets and comments saying they should leave the country if they don’t like it retaliated Monday by decrying the commander-in-chief’s hardline border policies and history of racial controversies. Democratic Reps. Alexan...
01:51, 2019-07-16

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Trump ‘determined’ to add citizenship question to the census, immigration official says _____ A top U.S. immigration official said Sunday he’s confident that the Trump administration will add the citizenship question to the 2020 census after their effort to do so was shot down by the Supreme Court. “I do think so,” Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of the Citizenship an...
19:17, 2019-07-07

Trump Administration Plans To Increase Merit-Based Immigration To 57% The Donald Trump administration in the US is proposing a nearly five-fold increase in merit-based legal immigration and half those based on family and humanitarian system, in an effort to overhaul the......
11:17, 2019-07-17

Teens stand in cage outside U.N. building to protest U.S. immigration policy Teenagers stood inside a metal cage outside U.N. headquarters in Geneva on Monday to punctuate a protest by American and Mexican activists demanding that migrant children in U.S. custody be reunited with parents seeking asylum....
21:17, 2019-06-17

Mexico's AMLO faces first major crisis after US immigration deal Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's presidency has hit a wall. An immigration agreement he struck with the United States is under fire from his own party, and has damaged his popularity in Mexico....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Trump’s Racist Tweets Came After He Faced Setbacks on Immigration Policy President Donald Trump has faced several setbacks on his immigration agenda in recent weeks. The Supreme Court blocked an effort to ask respondents if they are U.S. citizens in the 2020 Census. Massive immigration raids he promised over the weekend failed to materialize in a significant way. And he ...
23:17, 2019-07-15

Mexico immigration chief vows to cut number of people migrating by 60% Newly appointed chief, Francisco Garduño, said he hoped to prevent hundreds of thousands of migrants entering the country each yearMexico’s immigration chief has vowed to slash the number of migrants entering his country by 60% and prevent Mexico from being used as “a trampoline” to the United State...
23:51, 2019-06-21

Denmark Faces an Election Fueled by Anger on Climate and Immigration The campaign has underlined the divide between those who fear environmental change will destroy the planet and those who fear immigration will destroy the country....
17:17, 2019-06-04

Donald Trump: Immigration raids could start Fourth of July President Donald Trump said his postponed immigration raids in 10 major cities could start on Independence Day unless "something pretty miraculous" happens in Congress on immigration reform....
05:34, 2019-06-30

Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s photos without their knowledge, privacy researchers...
00:34, 2019-07-09

Fox & Friends Idiot: Being in Immigration Jail Is Basically Like Being at a Big House Party The situation at the border is dire and getting worse. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, along with other members of Congress, visited overcrowded border patrol facilities yesterday, where they witnessed women separated from their children and said the people detained were being told to drink from the ...
00:17, 2019-07-03

Trump report card: Highs for the economy, lows for immigration This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump more confident of his reelection plans due to the squabbling among Democrats shown in two nights of debates and a strong economy....
20:17, 2019-06-29

Mass immigration roundups in U.S. to start Sunday: New York Times Roundups of undocumented immigrant families will start Sunday in 10 U.S. cities, fulfilling a hardline immigration stance from U.S. President Donald Trump which will be a key issue in his 2020 re-election bid, the New York Times reported....
10:51, 2019-07-11

At Latino Forum, Democratic Candidates Channel Anxiety Over Immigration The event, hosted by Lulac, played out amid fights over adding a citizenship question to the census, the crisis at the border and planned raids on immigrant families....
07:51, 2019-07-12

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a key part of his hardline immigration policies....
16:51, 2019-06-28

Man dies as police shootout follows firebomb attack on immigration centre Authorities say man threw incendiary devices and tried to ignite propane tank at Tacoma Northwest Detention Centre in Washington stateA 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early on Saturday morning, then was found dead after four pol...
11:34, 2019-07-14

Trump admin’s immigration raids expected to begin across the country The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted Saturday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency had already taken action in New York....
19:17, 2019-07-14

Section 1325 of U.S. Immigration Law Was a Hot Topic in Wednesday’s Debate. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal One of the most heated exchanges from the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night was over a 90-year-old provision in U.S. immigration law that candidates repeatedly cited by its number: section 1325. Two Texans vying for the White House, Beto O’Rourke and Julián Castr...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Man who attacked Tacoma immigration center was repeat assailant: authorities Authorities in Tacoma, Washington, have named a man who was killed after attacking an immigration detention facility, and court records showed he had been previously arrested for assaulting a police officer at a protest outside the same facility....
01:17, 2019-07-15

Families hide as U.S. launches small scale immigration raids Immigrants and their advocates were on standby for mass arrests, but by early evening there were reports of only a few low-profile operations in cities including New York, Denver and Miami....
07:00, 2019-07-15

The Latest: Pelosi asked Trump to delay immigration sweep WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 3:50 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump and asked him to call off planned raids to deport immigrants here illegally. The California Democrat called Trump on Friday night, according to...
23:34, 2019-06-22

| With immigration challenge, Castro brothers shake up Democratic battle Twin brothers Joaquin and Julian Castro are shaking up US presidential politics by forcing attention on the desperate situation of migrants, one as a congressman and the other the sole Latino seeking the Democratic White House nomination....
09:00, 2019-07-04

No Secret Immigration Deal Exists With U.S., Mexico’s Foreign Minister Says The United States and Mexico will review immigration figures in 45 and 90 days, but Marcelo Ebrard directly contradicted the president’s claim of a signed deal....
19:51, 2019-06-10

Italy's anti-immigration Lega party on course for victory in EU election Political analysts have described the European election as a test of Italy's anti-establishment government that has been in power for about a year....
10:17, 2019-05-27

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli will oversee U.S. ...
21:01, 2019-06-10

Democrat O'Rourke unveils "community-based" immigration plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke proposed a new immigration plan on Wednesday that will allow churches and local communities to sponsor immigrants to the United States in becoming American citizens....
14:51, 2019-05-29

Trump calls off tariffs as US and Mexico reach deal on immigration Mexico agrees to host more migrants seeking asylum in US and increase enforcement on southern borderThe US and Mexico have reached an agreement to stave off import tariffs on Mexican goods, officials confirmed on Friday evening.Trump had threatened to impose 5% import tariffs on all Mexican goods if...
05:51, 2019-06-08

Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over part of immigration deal President Donald Trump on Monday hinted more details were to come about a migration pact the United States signed with Mexico last week, saying another portion of the deal with Mexico would need to be ratified by Mexican lawmakers....
15:00, 2019-06-10

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but Trump will retain the authority to impose tariffs if Mexico fails to live up to it....
13:00, 2019-06-08

Trump suspends tariffs on Mexico after deal on immigration reached U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he has indefinitely suspended the threat of tariffs against Mexico after reaching "a signed agreement" on immigration....
02:51, 2019-06-08

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexican imports over illegal immigration President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico starting on June 10 until illegal immigration across the southern border is stopped....
02:17, 2019-05-31

US, Mexico sign agreement to slow immigration, avoid tariffs President Donald Trump had threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports unless Mexico acted to slow illegal migration into the US. A new deal means they have avoided the threat, he announced....
04:34, 2019-06-08

Trump threatens tariffs on Mexican imports over illegal immigration Donald Trump has said he will place a tariff on all imported goods from Mexico until the neighbouring nation to the US does more to combat illegal immigration....
10:34, 2019-05-31

Sen. Josh Hawley: US must hold Mexico's 'feet to the fire' on immigration Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said the way to stop the crisis at the southern border with Mexico is by expanding the Remain in Mexico Program and holding Mexico’s “feet to the fire.”...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Trump’s Demand for an End to Illegal Immigration Hangs Over Mexico Talks Diplomats on both sides of the border and immigration experts say Mexico could step up enforcement but cannot completely stop all immigration into the United States....
22:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
21:51, 2019-05-25

Fox News Poll: Tariffs hurt economy, Trump has gone too far on immigration Fifty-seven percent of voters feel optimistic about the economy. That’s down from 66 percent who felt that way when President Trump was inaugurated in early 2017, and from 63 percent who were optimistic in February. ...
21:34, 2019-06-16

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homeland Security....
19:00, 2019-05-21

Trump asks Citizenship and Immigration Services head to quit WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has asked the head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to resign, leaving yet another vacancy within the Department of Homeland Security. Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day would be June 1, according to a copy of the email obta...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Battleground voters ‘overwhelmingly support’ Trump immigration plan Voters in several battleground states key to winning the 2020 election widely support President Trump’s newly unveiled immigration proposal spearheaded by chief adviser Jared Kushner....
21:17, 2019-06-13

Traffickers reap up to $2.3B in illegal immigration, offer 'all-inclusive' packages Central American crime lords, gangs, and small time operators profit up to $2.3 billion moving Illegal immigrants into the United States, and collect even more from road “taxes” used by smugglers, according to a new study of the business President Trump is seeking to shut down....
01:17, 2019-06-11

DealBook Briefing: Trump Makes a Huge Economic Gamble on Immigration New tariffs on all imported goods from Mexico are a dare to stop the flow of undocumented immigrants — and a tax rise that could start at over $17 billion a year....
17:51, 2019-05-31

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
19:51, 2019-07-11

Mette Frederiksen: the anti-immigration left leader set to win power in Denmark Social Democrats are election frontrunners but critics say their leader has dragged the party sharply to the rightShe marked her return on Facebook, with a video straight out of a Quentin Tarantino film, buttoning her jacket, arranging her hair and slipping on stiletto heels to heavy metal music. “I...
15:51, 2019-06-04

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Immigration Plan That Would Decriminalize Border Crossings Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new immigration plan would decriminalize migration, making it a civil rather than criminal violation, following the lead of a plan by former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. Unveiled in a Medium post Thursday, the 2020 Democrat...
20:34, 2019-07-11

Sen. Elizabeth Warren pledges to decriminalize immigration violations, expand immigrant cap Sen. Elizabeth Warren outlined plans to decriminalize immigration violations and reform the process of detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants if elected president in 2020....
23:51, 2019-07-11

Trump Ties Mexico Tariff Threats to Hefty Immigration Demands To eliminate the U.S. threat of tariffs of up to 25% on all Mexican imports, the two countries must resolve a highly contentious U.S. demand: that Mexico take all asylum seekers fleeing poverty and violence in Central America or block them from entering Mexico at all....
04:17, 2019-06-01

Conservative immigration analysts: Trump tariffs could worsen border crisis Conservative immigration experts warned Friday that President Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican imports would have "devastating" consequences if Mexico retaliates by shutting down its immigration and drug enforcement operations, worsening the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:51, 2019-06-01

Trump immigration proposal may mean sick kids lose health benefits A Trump administration proposal to increase the odds that immigrants will be deemed "public charges" ineligible for government health benefits may result in millions of kids becoming uninsured, a study suggests....
17:00, 2019-07-02

Mexico could tighten immigration controls to defuse Trump tariffs threat Andrés Manuel López Obrador hints at concession to USTalks over US president threat in Washington next week Mexico’s president hinted on Saturday that his country could tighten migration controls in order to defuse Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods. Andrés Manuel López Obrador...
23:34, 2019-06-01

Cory Booker's immigration plan would 'eliminate' detentions, for-profit prisons Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker on Tuesday unveiled part of his vision for immigration, saying he would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected next year....
21:34, 2019-07-02

Mexican president expecting ‘good results’ on immigration from US-Mexico talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday that he expects “good results” from upcoming talks in Washington and suggested he is open to reinforcing efforts to stem illegal immigration, according to reports....
08:17, 2019-06-02

Reeling from tariff threat, Mexico begins immigration talks in Washington Fighting to stave off punitive tariffs announced by U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior Mexican delegation was set to begin high level talks on Monday in Washington, where it will be pushed to do more to hold back Central American migrants....
10:17, 2019-06-03

Kellyanne Conway Accuses AOC of Lying About Abhorrent Conditions in Immigration Jails After visiting an immigrant detention center in Texas yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that immigrants jailed there had been told to drink water from toilets. Naturally, the White House latched onto the claim, deploying Kellyanne Conway to assure the country that nothing of th...
00:17, 2019-07-03

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
12:51, 2019-06-03

Justice Department Replaces Interpreters With Videos, Making Immigration Even More Dystopian The Trump administration announced today that they will end the practice of allowing in-person interpreters at initial court hearings for migrants and asylum seekers and instead will use recorded videos to inform immigrants of their rights, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
03:00, 2019-07-04

Armed Man Attacks Immigration Detention Centre In US, Cops Shoot Him Dead A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after......
15:51, 2019-07-14

Acting immigration chief remains quiet about whether or not ICE raids will separate families Acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli kept quiet Sunday on details of the nationwide immigration raids that began Saturday night, including whether or not families would be separated by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents....
17:51, 2019-07-14

Immigration chief blames Congress for horrific migrant shelter conditions WASHINGTON – Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, placed the blame squarely on Congress for the deplorable conditions described at a border station by reporters traveling Friday with Vice President Mike Pence. “First of all it’s shameful for Congres...
00:51, 2019-07-15

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
21:17, 2019-05-29

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submission to Simon & Schuster of a new book titled, Border Wars: Inside Trump's Assault on Immigration Hardcover....
03:17, 2019-07-16

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services....
05:51, 2019-05-25

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
05:17, 2019-05-25

Trump expected to tap ex-Virginia attorney general for immigration post: official U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Tuesday....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Trump unveils immigration and border security bill in Cabinet meeting U.S. President Donald Trump presented a bill to his Cabinet on Tuesday aimed at boosting border security and overhauling the current immigration system to make it more merit-based, a senior administration official said....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Democrats need to read fine print of Trump's immigration plan, experts say The president's proposal for a more "merit-based" immigration system has some liberal critics crying "racism," but experts say Democrats who dig deeper may discover they are fans of the latest White House plan. ...
19:51, 2019-05-30

Armed man fatally shot after attacking U.S. immigration detention centre: police An employee at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma reported one vehicle on fire and said the suspect was also attempting to ignite a large propane tank outside the facility, the Tacoma Police Department said in a statement....
09:34, 2019-07-14

Warren proposes reshaping immigration agencies, decriminalizing border crossings Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new plan puts her on the liberal side of the immigration debate, setting up a potential political and social clash with Trump....
05:51, 2019-07-12

Trump to discuss immigration with Guatemalan president at White House on Monday U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales at the White House on Monday for talks on immigration and security, the White House said on Friday....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Warren warns immigration authorities: As president, I'll hold you accountable for misconduct Immigration enforcement under President Trump's administration could face legal action if Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., takes the presidency in 2020 as she would set up a task force dedicated to investigating complaints against authorities....
20:17, 2019-07-12

‘No Tech for ICE’: Protesters demand Amazon cut ties with federal immigration enforcement The demonstration joins growing criticism of corporations contracting federal agencies that enforce the White House's “zero-tolerance” immigration policy....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Police kill man who allegedly attempted to attack immigration prison with fire Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state.        ...
21:34, 2019-07-13

Man dead after attacking immigration detention facility in Washington state: police A man armed with a rifle attacked an immigration detention facility in Washington state early on Saturday, throwing incendiary devices at the building and cars in the parking lot before dying after police opened fire, authorities said....
01:34, 2019-07-14

Trump ready to threaten Mexico with tariffs over immigration: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to threaten Mexico with tariffs in an effort to get the country to crack down on migrants seeking asylum in the United States, the Washington Post reported on Thursday....
01:17, 2019-05-31

AOC: Trump can't conceive of an immigration system without torture, hurting 'innocent people' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has taken another shot at President Trump amid their ongoing feud, saying he cannot conceive of an immigration system that didn't involve torture or hurting innocent people....
23:17, 2019-07-19

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Slams Trump’s Immigration Proposal “Donald Trump doesn’t want to allow foreigners in based on family ties, even though foreigners literally make his family ties,” Kimmel said. “They are all made in China.”...
17:34, 2019-05-21

‘It goes to the root of the problem’: Mexico calls for regional development to address immigration A U.N. commission on Monday presented a roadmap to boost economic development in three Central American nations whose poverty and violence now pushes desperate migrants to travel across Mexico to the United States....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Visa Delays at Backlogged Immigration Service Strand International Students The Citizenship and Immigration Services agency has increased processing times for applications from international students seeking summer jobs, leaving hundreds stranded....
22:34, 2019-06-16

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, a key element of his hardline immigration policie...
19:00, 2019-06-28

Racist Immigration Chief Blames Drowned Father For His Child's Death The Trump administration has always eagerly blamed the deaths of immigrants desperate to the flee conditions of their home countries on themselves, and Ken Cuccinelli has fallen right in line....
17:51, 2019-06-28

Immigration raids slated to begin in major US cities as early as Sunday Raids ordered by Trump will reportedly target more than 2,000 migrants who received letters ordering them to appear in courtRaids on migrants in cities including New York, Chicago and Miami could begin as early as Sunday, according to multiple reports. Related: Trump orders Ice to target migrant fam...
05:17, 2019-06-22

Donald Trump Orders Immigration Sweep Targeting 2,000 Families: Report US President Donald Trump has ordered border agents to begin a mass roundup as early as Sunday of some 2,000 migrant families that have received deportation orders, US media reported Friday....
11:51, 2019-06-22

| Gay pride | Immigration suffering: WATCH the top world news videos for today Canada's largest Pride parade takes over downtown Toronto | Migrants describe squalid Mexican detention centres; here are the top world new videos for today. WATCH....
08:51, 2019-06-24

Democratic 2020 candidates clash on healthcare, immigration and economy in first debate Ten candidates took the stage for the first of back-to-back debates, and cast themselves in sharp contrast with TrumpTen Democratic presidential candidates cast themselves in sharp contrast to Donald Trump in the first primary debate of the 2020 election on Wednesday night, even as they disagreed on...
18:51, 2019-06-27

White House Report Card: Statesman in Normandy, winning on immigration This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump scoring a last-minute deal with Mexico to fight immigration under the threat of new tariffs. It was also a good week for the president overseas where he addressed the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion in a speech that Reagan biographer C...
18:34, 2019-06-08

U.S. churches, some immigration officers denounce sending asylum seekers to Mexico U.S. faith leaders on Thursday expressed outrage over a Trump administration policy that sends asylum seekers to some of Mexico's most violent cities, echoing U.S. asylum officers who said the program was contrary to America's "moral fabric."...
21:51, 2019-06-27

Pompeo says tariff threat remains if Mexico fails on immigration commitments U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States could still slap tariffs on Mexico if not enough progress was made on its commitment to stem illegal immigration....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Children are dying in border holding facilities. A top immigration official is pleading for help There's a crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders said Congress must pass emergency funding.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-20

New leaders installed at top immigration agencies amid questions over DHS secretary’s future The Trump administration named new leaders Thursday to top immigration agencies amid a deepening crisis at the border -- and swirling speculation over the future of the Homeland Security secretary who oversees it all after he was accused of leaking a highly sensitive operation. ...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States, without giving more details....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Denmark's center-left set for election victory after tacking hard to the right on immigration The leader of Denmark's center-left Social Democratic party, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, is on course to become the Nordic country's youngest Prime Minister after adopting a hardline stance on immigration during the election campaign....
02:51, 2019-06-06

ICE immigration raids to hit 10 cities Sunday, NYT reports, after Trump promised deportations Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin a roundup this weekend, the The New York Times reported. ICE neither confirmed nor denied to USA TODAY.        ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

Kamala Harris' immigration plan aims to protect migrants, DACA Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has unveiled her plan for immigration, which would use executive authority to guard 6 million undocumented migrants from deportation and offer Dreamers a path to citizens....
21:51, 2019-06-13

Ilhan Omar criticizes Trump for using legal term on immigration: 'No one is an 'alien'' President Trump was incorrect to call illegal immigrants "aliens," Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said on Tuesday as she called the administration out for dehumanizing immigrants....
02:00, 2019-06-19

Mexico will reinforce its southern border to stem illegal immigration: minister Mexico will reinforce its southern border after an "incursion" of hundreds of Central American migrants into Mexican territory on Wednesday, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Battle erupts over NYT report calling Mexico immigration pact a mirage A weekend news report claiming the U.S. immigration pact with Mexico was a hodge-podge of recycled ideas that America's southern neighbor had already agreed to is coming under fresh criticism, as the Trump administration denies it and a separate report challenges the claims. ...
18:17, 2019-06-11

Trump vows rapid, high tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an innovative study on European public opinon co-authored by an MIT political scientist. The study aggregates public opinion polls from 27 countries ov...
19:00, 2019-05-21

Graphic photo of drowned father and daughter stirs volatile immigration debate A harrowing photo of a drowned migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter has renewed outrage over the immigration debate.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Lights for Liberty immigration protests over border camps planned at 700 cities July 12 “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps" events are planned for 700 cities around the world starting at 7 p.m. local time.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
08:34, 2019-07-17

A young family left El Salvador for a better life. Their tragedy encapsulates the immigration crisis A mother mourns her son and granddaughter, who drowned crossing the Rio Grande: ‘I feel a huge emptiness’ Warning: graphic imageWhen Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez told his mother that he was planning to take his wife and young daughter from their home on the outskirts of the San Salvador and head n...
18:51, 2019-06-27

President Trump announces delay of mass immigration raids that were to begin Sunday _____ President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he would delay the White House’s plans to begin mass raids that were to begin Sunday against undocumented families. Sharing the news on Twitter, the president said that “at the request of Democrats” the Immigration and Customs En...
00:34, 2019-06-23

President Trump Says He’ll Pause Deportation Raids for Two Weeks, Awaiting Immigration ‘Solution’ President Donald Trump said Saturday that he will stop deportation raids for two weeks to see if legislators can “work out a solution” for immigration at the country’s southern border. Trump announced his decision in a Saturday afternoon tweet, writing that he had made the order &#...
00:17, 2019-06-23

Pelosi urges religious leaders to oppose Trump's expected immigration raids U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged religious leaders on Saturday to pressure President Donald Trump to stop immigration raids by his administration expected to target families in up to 10 U.S. cities on Sunday....
20:17, 2019-06-22

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer distances himself from anti-immigration populists Germany's interior minister has said in an interview that he can't "trust" populists like Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini. He also said that he would retire from politics at the next election, like Chancellor Merkel....
17:17, 2019-05-30

White House Report Card: A- for a good week on Iran, China, immigration This week’s White House Report Card has our grader Jed Babbin giving President Trump an A- for his actions on international policy. And the conservative analyst noted that the two dozen Democratic 2020 primary candidates haven’t landed a blow on the president yet....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Obama-era DHS secretary hits 2020 Dem candidates for 'extreme' and 'unworkable' immigration ideas Jeh Johnson, who served as former President Obama's Homeland Security secretary, called out Democratic presidential candidates for embracing "extreme" policies on immigration, like rejecting the deportation of those here illegally and decriminalizing illegal border crossings. ...
16:17, 2019-07-08

'Pathetic': Immigration czar rips Schumer over call to fire border chief President Trump’s top immigration official brushed aside Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s call to fire a top border official, calling it a “pathetic attempt” to shift blame for the situation to the administration....
18:17, 2019-07-04

John Kelly ‘cashing in’ on Trump immigration policies, far-left Dems allege Two far-left Democrats have accused former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly of “cashing in” on the Trump administration’s immigration policies since leaving that position, according to a report....
17:17, 2019-06-07

Shutdowns, emergencies and tariffs: Trump’s frenetic immigration approach has become central to his 2020 bid The rush of border policies flowing from the White House offers a clear sign that Trump’s reelection campaign will focus on immigration more than any other topic....
13:34, 2019-06-02

Immigration official: ICE prepared to deport 1 million immigrants with pending removal orders The head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said immigration authorities are prepared to carry out deportations of about 1 million people....
00:17, 2019-07-08

Farm states slammed by double whammy of US-China trade war and immigration woes Farm states are suffering from a host of challenges, including trade concerns, climate change, depressed commodity prices and a lack of immigrant labor. Bankruptcies are on the rise, threatening the family farm....
17:00, 2019-07-10

Dems spar over heath care, immigration on fiery second night of presidential debates MIAMI — The entire field of Democrats in Thursday’s presidential primary debate embraced taxpayer-funded health care for all illegal aliens — in a raucous two-hour affair that saw California Sen. Kamala Harris dominate while former vice president Joe Biden seemed to be lost in the crowd. All 10 on t...
06:34, 2019-06-28

Second judge denies DOJ request to swap lawyers in census immigration question case A second judge denied a Trump administration request to swap out the legal team for a case related to whether a question about citizenship will be included on the 2020 census....
13:51, 2019-07-11

Rep. Crenshaw: AOC 'getting bolder with her lies' about border crisis, refuses to offer illegal immigration fix Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., hasn't told the truth about her visit to a border detention facility and refuses help alleviate the crisis, according to Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas....
04:34, 2019-07-03

Presidential hopeful Booker vows to end 'moral vandalism' of Trump immigration policy Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and minimizing the time unaccompanied children spend in custody....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Haitians and Africans Are Increasingly Among Those Stranded Along US-Mexico Border by Trump Immigration Policies A school vice principal from Cameroon fleeing ethnic violence; a mother and child from Haiti searching for a better life; a construction worker from Angola fleeing religious persecution....
10:51, 2019-07-09

Top USCIS official suggests census citizenship question could help with ‘burden’ of illegal immigration Ken Cuccinelli, President Trump’s acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services director, in an interview seemed to add more confusion to the White House’s position....
00:51, 2019-07-06

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
21:51, 2019-06-23

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
15:17, 2019-06-28

CBSA’s immigration detention guards shouldn’t wear batons, pepper spray: advocates A group of doctors, lawyers, legal scholars and human-rights organizations says a policy requiring Canada Border Services Agency staff to wear defensive gear while working with detained migrants goes against international standards....
22:51, 2019-07-19

'Happy hunting!' Immigration agents swapped cheery messages about raids, records reveal In 2017, agents made plans to apprehend more than 8,000 people and described the work as ‘fun’US immigration officials planning countrywide raids targeting thousands of undocumented immigrants wrote cheerful messages about the potential arrests, wishing one another “Happy hunting!”, jokingly calling...
04:34, 2019-07-04

Former acting ICE boss: Judge's ruling on Trump detention policy will worsen immigration crisis The federal judge who brought a temporary halt to a Trump administration policy that held asylum-seekers in detention while their cases are pending will make the immigration crisis worse, according to Tom Homan....
09:17, 2019-07-03

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform in what organizers say will be a public rebuttal to the president’s policies. Orga...
21:34, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Presidential hopeful Booker vows to end 'moral vandalism' of Trump immigration policy Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities and minimizing the time unaccompanied children spend in custody....
22:51, 2019-07-02

State Department cuts new funds to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, pending immigration fixes The State Department announced Monday it will cut new foreign aid to the "Northern Triangle" countries -- Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador -- unless their governments take "concrete action" to stem the flow of migrants towards the United States....
02:34, 2019-06-18

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18:17, 2019-05-31

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with immigrant communities about their rights. The raids by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement scheduled to begin Sunday are set to target about 2,00...
04:17, 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sanders also said there are more pressing issues at han...
03:51, 2019-06-10

UPDATE 6-Trump vows rapid increase in tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends President Donald Trump, incensed by a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting higher until the flow of people ceases. Trump's move dramatically ramped up his battle to control a tide o...
06:01, 2019-05-31

Trump Threatens Mexico Tariffs Until 'Illegal Immigration' Stops and It's Already Spooking The Auto Industry Trump is threatening more tariffs, FCA-Renault makes more big promises they might not be able to keep, and Brexit continues to be astoundingly bad for the entire world. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, May 31, 2019....
16:17, 2019-05-31

WRAPUP 1-Trump vows rapid, high tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases....
07:51, 2019-05-31

Trump campaign looks to gain support with Latino voters despite president’s harsh approach to immigration Aides and advisers said the effort to court Latino voters reflects the need to expand the president’s base of support beyond his most fervent backers....
03:00, 2019-06-30

Whoopi Goldberg praises George Bush on immigration efforts after 'View' co-hosts bash Trump Co-hosts on "The View" were irate on Thursday as they reacted to news that the Trump administration had decided to cut English classes and other services for migrant children in U.S. custody....
21:51, 2019-06-06

Mexico dispatches team to DC negotiate tariff solution, as Trump demands illegal immigration remedy Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador dispatched his foreign relations secretary to Washington on Friday, as the country scrambles to negotiate a solution with the United States following President Trump’s surprise move this week to slap tariffs on Mexico in the hopes it would remedy the ill...
17:17, 2019-05-31

Tariffs as a weapon? Immigration deal with Mexico may embolden Donald Trump in trade talks with China White House says threat of tariffs helped the U.S. reach an immigration deal with Mexico. Could it have the same result in trade talks with China?       ...
02:17, 2019-06-12

Putin says liberalism has 'outlived its purpose' and praised Trump's tough immigration policies ahead of the G20 summit Reuters Russian president Vladimir Putin said liberalism has "outlived its purpose" and praised the rise of right-wing populism in Europe in an interview with the Financial Times. Putin told the Times that liberal leaders "cannot simply dictate anything to anyone just like they have been attemptin...
03:51, 2019-06-28

Green card scam thwarted by ‘best sex ever’ text that arrived as immigration agent was reviewing phone, prosecutors say A Liberian soccer player’s attempt to trick U.S. immigration authorities into giving him a green card backfired after an agent viewing the phone of the woman he claimed to be his wife saw an incoming message from another person thanking her for the “best sex ever,” prosecutors say....
21:17, 2019-07-19

Department of Justice is reportedly planning to replace in-person interpreters with informative videos at immigration hearings Associated Press/Eric Risberg The Department of Justice is planning to replace human interpreters at immigration court hearings with informative videos briefing migrants facing deportation on their rights, The San Francisco Chronicle reported. The "cost-saving" measure was introduced nationally by ...
09:51, 2019-07-10

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for failing to protect towns like his from illegal immigration....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ shared border, while downplaying the criticism of President Trump for threatening to impose tariffs on...
23:17, 2019-06-09

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a political tool....
16:34, 2019-06-28

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the situation at the border "much, much worse."...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Chants of 'classrooms, not cages' as hundreds gather for immigration vigil in DC Hundreds of people gathered Friday night for Washington’s “Lights for Liberty” event and vigil, one of more than 700 that were planned worldwide.        ...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Top Immigration Official Claims He Didn't See Trump's Racist Tweets But Also Says They Weren't Racist The president can’t stop himself from lobbing racist attacks on House Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley. But for Trump’s top immigration official, telling female congresswoman of color to “go back...from [where] they came” is no big deal....
17:34, 2019-07-15

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-01

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
09:51, 2019-06-05

Palermo Dispatch: The Complications of Italian Immigration Play Out in the Palermo Market Italy’s fear of migrants is complicated in Palermo, which Bangladeshis and other foreigners call home. Some Italians thank them for confronting the Mafia...
12:34, 2019-05-22

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
22:51, 2019-07-14

Tory leadership latest: Boris Johnson pledges 'Australia-style immigration system' if he becomes prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system if he becomes prime minister as he moved to seize the initiative in the Tory leadership race....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Donald Trump says 'much can be learned' from Australia's controversial illegal immigration policies Donald Trump has said "much can be learned" from Australia's controversial policies on illegal immigration following the the deaths of a migrant father and his toddler daughter who drowned while trying to reach US soil....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Windrush scandal: Home Office branded 'reckless' in leaked draft of review into 'hostile' immigration policy The Home Office has been accused of being "reckless" for failing to monitor the impact of its so-called hostile environment immigration policy, according to a leaked draft review into the Windrush scandal....
03:17, 2019-06-28

Marine Corps to Duncan Hunter: Can You Like, Not Tag Me in That The U.S. Marine Corps has asked Republican California Rep. Duncan Hunter to stop using the official Corps emblem and phrase on his campaign materials in a cease-and-desist letter, NBC News reported today....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Congress Is One Step Closer to Sticking It to Robocallers A comprehensive robocall-fighting piece of legislation—that would help stop the robocall scourge and prevent American consumers from paying for blocking tools—is finally slated for a U.S. House of Representatives voteRead more......
01:17, 2019-07-18

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties....
01:17, 2019-07-18

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent....
01:17, 2019-07-18

50 years after Apollo 11: What really rocketed us to the moon While many of the proud Americans who were involved in the Apollo project are no longer with us 50 years later, the technologies they built live on, will be further refined, and will return us to that lonely world and beyond....
01:17, 2019-07-18

OneWeb’s low-Earth satellites hit 400Mbps and 32ms latency in new test Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. (credit: OneWeb) OneWeb says a test of its low-Earth orbit satellites has delivered broadband speeds of more than 400Mbps with average latency of 32ms. "The tests, which took place in Seoul, South Korea, represent the most significant demonstration of ...
01:34, 2019-07-18

Essex, Conn.: A Small Town Where History Lives On Almost any holiday is an excuse for a parade in this Colonial-era river town — even Burning of the Ships Day, commemorating a British attack in 1814....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Hundreds protest in New York after police officer avoids charges in chokehold case Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice not to bring federal charges against a policeman accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Elon Musk wants to hook the human brain up to a computer by late 2020 In addition to electric cars, road trips to Mars, and strange Twitter behavior, Elon Musk is also known for a new biotech company called Neuralink, which aims to connect human brains to computers. The company just held a presentation where several execs, including Musk, explained the progress made w...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Despite massive earnings, Netflix is struggling to attract new subscribers Netflix released its earnings report for the June quarter and posted EPS of $0.60, a solid beat over initial estimates of $0.56. Revenue came in exactly where analysts expected, with the streaming giant generating $4.92 billion in revenue for the quarter gone by. That notwithstanding, the chief metr...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Apple may bring an exciting new feature to the 2020 iPhone’s rear camera If the myriad rumors and reports are to be believed, the next major iPhone evolution won’t take place until 2020. This year’s iPhone will certainly be a step up, but far more dramatic changes are coming next year. One of those changes will apparently be a time-of-flight 3D rear camera, a...
02:17, 2019-07-18

The all-screen smartphone design of our dreams is coming next year – but not to the Galaxy S11 The Galaxy S8 may have launched several months before the iPhone X hit stores back in 2017, but it’s Apple’s phone that every company copied in the year that followed. Samsung was slow to improve the Galaxy S series’ all-screen design. The Galaxy S9 didn’t get a notch of its ...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Gwendoline Christie Submitted Herself for an Emmy and Game of Thrones Fans Are Bowing Down Game of Thrones broke the record for most Emmy nominations for any show in a single year on Tuesday by picking up 32 nods for its eighth and final season. But without the help of Gwendoline Christie, who submitted herself for consideration in the Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category, Throne...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Bank Repossesses 50 Alfa Romeos From Struggling Dealership Man, the pile of troubles a struggling Alfa Romeo dealership in Dallas has found itself under seems endless. Customer complaints, unpaid rent and now, 50 repossessed vehicles, are reportedly just the tip of the iceberg of problems facing Kamkad Automotive....
02:17, 2019-07-18

DJI's new gimbal is almost half the weight of the Ronin-S DJI's new Ronin gimbal for mirrorless cameras was designed to be a compact version of the Ronin-S, making it much easier to carry for your photo or YouTube shoots. The single-handed 3-axis model, called Ronin-S Compact (or Ronin-SC), weighs only 2.4......
02:34, 2019-07-18

What to know about inflammatory rheumatism Conditions that involve inflammation in the joints are known as inflammatory rheumatism. This article looks at the types, symptoms, and treatments of inflammatory rheumatic diseases....
02:34, 2019-07-18

Silicon Valley has found its presidential candidate in Andrew Yang Silicon Valley workers say they gravitate toward Yang, who is running for president as a Democrat, because of his approach to research and understanding of tech's moral dilemmas....
02:51, 2019-07-18

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia: cops West Virginia police say some folks have been using anti-wasp spray — to get a methamphetamine-like high. At least three people overdosed last week because they used the insect repellent to make synthetic meth, state police said Monday. “From what we’re being told, if you use it, y...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Reputed Italian mobster wanted to give reporter ‘two hits with a mallet’ A reputed Italian mobster was caught on a police wiretap ranting about how he wanted to bash a reporter for confronting one of his cronies, according to a report Wednesday. “I would have given him two hits with a mallet … what a blast,” Benedetto Gabriele Militello allegedly fumed....
03:17, 2019-07-18

My time tracking Apollo 11 from a tiny island in the middle of the sea As Apollo 11 sped to the moon, the Earth turned behind it, and Mission Control in Houston would lose the ability to communicate directly with the spacecraft. NASA needed tracking stations — 14 in total, dotted around the planet — to keep in contact. As the signal to the United States was lost, it wa...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scattered by a parasitic fungus in the Cordyceps genus. ...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal against critics opposed to wiping out private health insurance, while announcing plans to lead a caravan to Canada to buy cheaper medicine than available in...
03:51, 2019-07-18

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-07-18

|Gordhan:PublicEnterprisesmaysoonhavemorepoweroverSOEs Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has said a green paper for a bill which would give his department stronger oversight over SOEs will be ready within the 2019/20 financial year....
04:17, 2019-07-18

Donald Trump’s ‘divisive comments’ have no place in society, Andrew Scheer says Scheer said he believes people should be free to criticize their governments without having their backgrounds questioned or being told to leave the country....
04:51, 2019-07-18

US cuts Turkey from F-35 program after Russian missile deal Last week, Turkey accepted delivery of the Russian-made S-400, a mobile surface-to-air missile system, that is said to pose a risk to the NATO alliance as well as Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jet....
04:51, 2019-07-18

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentary—Jon Stewart has been extremely careful about the ways he’s spent his cultural cachet. (Okay, mostly.) Even when popping up to joke around with his ol...
04:51, 2019-07-18

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Chinese start-up Seres searching for UK battery partner SF5 is an all-electric Jaguar I-Pace rival Company wants to sell its platform wholesale to a UK OEM to speed up production process Chinese electric-car start-up Seres is looking for a UK partner for its battery electric powertrain which currently underpins the SF5 SUV, a rival for the Jaguar I-Pa...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Racing Lines: Tom Kristensen on Bentley's historic Le Mans comeback Guy Smith takes the flag for Bentley's sixth Le Mans win In 2003, the car maker won at La Sarthe for the first time in 73 years. We chat to a nine-time race winner about what the victory meant “We talk about iconic Le Mans cars from the 1960s and ’70s, but the Bentley is the most elegant,” states...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
06:17, 2019-07-18

"Overwhelming Evil" Erased El Chapo's Qualities If Any, Says US Judge Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday......
06:17, 2019-07-18

First Murder Conviction Overturned Using DNA, Family Tree Evidence In US An American man was exonerated Wednesday for a decades-old murder he did not commit, using evidence based on DNA and a genetic family tree, the first such result using a revolutionary investigative......
06:17, 2019-07-18

Mother, 3 young children found fatally stabbed inside Georgia apartment, police say A 29-year-old mother and three young children were found fatally stabbed Wednesday night inside an apartment in Columbus, Ga., according to a report....
06:17, 2019-07-18

‘Cambodia Is Not a Dustbin.’ More Plastic Waste to Be Sent Back to the U.S. and Canada Cambodia announced that it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste back to the U.S. and Canada, becoming the latest Southeast Asian country join the backlash against taking in the developed world’s trash. The country’s environment minister said 83 shipping containers of garbage were foun...
06:17, 2019-07-18

The U.S. ‘Shot Itself in the Foot’ by Pulling Out of the Nuclear Deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Says The U.S. “shot itself in the foot” by pulling out of the nuclear accord with Iran, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said, offering a grim outlook for the chance of opening talks with President Donald Trump. Zarif, in an interview Wednesday with Bloomberg Television, also accused European cou...
06:17, 2019-07-18

Kristen Stewart, Emma Stone and More Stars Who Rocked Comic-Con 10 Years Ago What a time to be alive! Twilight was in it's prime, Vampire Diaries had just premiered and Avatar was setting records in theaters. Pop culture was thriving. With social......
06:34, 2019-07-18

IDW’s President Wants to Unearth Spider-Man’s Hidden Mexican History Even as moviegoers get reacquainted with Peter Parker Marvel Studios’ latest release, Spider-Man: Far From Home, a piece of the character’s comic book history was only uncovered earlier this year for American fans thanks to IDW Publishing President Chris Ryall.Read more......
07:17, 2019-07-18

Sensex Falls Over 100 Points, Nifty Slips Below 11,650; Yes Bank Plunges Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a lower note, breaking a three-day winning run, tracking weakness in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex fell as much as 127.88 points to 39,087.76 in......
07:17, 2019-07-18

Let These Good Baseball Children Warm Your Rotten Heart Wednesday night’s Dodgers-Phillies game was interrupted by a lengthy rain delay. For one fan this meant an opportunity to treat the tarp covering the infield as a Slip ’n Slide; for others, it meant sleep. For many, it meant leaving the stadium and going home. Those who left missed the Dodgers carry...
08:34, 2019-07-18

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
08:51, 2019-07-18

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo went from being an......
08:51, 2019-07-18

'The Dish' still beaming signals from Australia 50 years after moon walk It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon 50 years ago....
08:51, 2019-07-18

What's the best mini-laptop for YouTube and writing reports? Peter wants a mini-laptop to go with his old BlackBerry phone. What are his options? I’m old-school now at 71, but I’m still designing and working as a consultant. I had nothing but BlackBerry smartphones for years. Then it all went wrong. My boring Samsung J-something does most things but I miss my...
09:51, 2019-07-18

Matthijs de Ligt joins Juventus from Ajax in €75m deal • Defender signs five-year contract as Juve beat PSG to signing• Teenager could earn €460,000 a week after add-onsJuventus have confirmed the signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax for a fee of €75m (£67.8m), with the 19-year-old defender agreeing a five-year contract worth a basic €16m (£14.5m) a se...
09:51, 2019-07-18

"Kulbhushan Jadhav's Family Has Shown Exemplary Courage": S Jaishankar Foreign Minister S Jaishankar today said the International Court of Justice verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case is "not only a vindication for India but all those who believe in the rule of law".......
09:51, 2019-07-18

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
10:00, 2019-07-18

PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - July 18 These are some of the main stories in Bulgarian newspapers on Thursday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
10:01, 2019-07-18

Musk Unveils Neuralink 'Threads' That Hook Brains Directly to Computers Elon Musk-led startup Neuralink has revealed tiny brain "threads" in a chip which is long lasting, usable at home and has the potential to replace cumbersome devices currently used as brain-machine......
10:17, 2019-07-18

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the promotion of independent media....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports from the Feldkirchen army base....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Big Penis supplement contains hidden ingredient, FDA warns The sexual enhancement product Big Penis should be avoided because of a hidden ingredient, the Food and Drug Administration warned Wednesday.        ...
10:51, 2019-07-18

Fuck it, we'd actually love to hear a Dolly Parton remix of "Old Town Road" Reality—a shaky old warhorse who’s taken some pretty rough knocks over the last few years—suffered another sharp, vicious jab to the solar plexus today, as Dolly Parton, one of the greatest country music artists of all time, began publicly communicating with musician Lil Nas X via pictures of horses...
10:51, 2019-07-18

Britain's easyJet reassures on outlook, hires Ryanair operations chief Britain's easyJet on Thursday reported third quarter trading in line with expectations, boosted by more customers taking optional extra services and enabling it to reiterate its full-year profit forecasts....
10:51, 2019-07-18

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, on track to hit 2019 targets Anglo American on Thursday posted a 2% rise in second quarter output and reaffirmed full-year production targets, boosted by a restart of operations at its Brazilian iron ore mine and higher volumes of coking coal....
10:51, 2019-07-18

Arsenal close in on William Saliba as Dani Ceballos joins Kieran Tierney as summer target Arsenal are close to completing a deal worth around £27million for William Saliba, with the defender due to be loaned back to Saint-Etienne for the upcoming season....
11:34, 2019-07-18

Justin Rose score today: Live updates from The Open – first round at Royal Portrush Justin Rose is synonymous with the The Open after bursting onto the golf scene in the 1998 Championship at Royal Birkdale with a fourth placed finish as an amateur....
11:34, 2019-07-18

Japan reportedly pushes 'international network for cryptocurrency payments' As governments around the world try to figure out how to deal with everything from Bitcoin to Facebook's Libra, Japan has usually been a step or two ahead in dealing with cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been a legal form of payment there since 2017 and i......
11:34, 2019-07-18

Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Douglas secretly selling NY estate Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are in talks to sell their Westchester estate to Aussie cardboard billionaire Anthony Pratt, of Pratt Industries. The power couple bought it for around $11.25 million in 2014 and are in contract to sell it for around $15 million in an off-market deal, Gimme S...
12:34, 2019-07-18

Conan at Comic-Con goes Into The Spider-Verse and hunts for the new Indy Proclaiming himself “like the cool high school student who graduates and then comes back to hang out the next year,” Conan O’Brien returned on Wednesday to San Diego Comic-Con for the fifth straight year. Or, rather, Conan’s alternate universe animated doppelganger made the trip in the cold open, sw...
12:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. Ejects Turkey From F-35 Fighter Program The Trump administration formally ejected Turkey from the American-led F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program over Ankara’s decision to purchase a Russian air-defense system, prompting a protest from Turkish officials....
12:51, 2019-07-18

The best horror movies of 2019 (so far), ranked It's already a busy year in horror films. These are the best scare fests so far, ranked – from Jordan Peele's "Us" to Stephen King's "Pet Sematary."        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

All the Disney live-action remakes (including 'The Lion King'), definitively ranked Disney has gone all in on remaking animated classics. In honor of the new 'The Lion King,' we're ranking every live-action revamp since the 1990s.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

Royalty meets royalty: Prince Harry, Duchess Meghan, Beyonce and Jay-Z meet at 'The Lion King' British and American royalty collided on "The Lion King" European premiere red carpet, where Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan met Beyoncé and Jay-Z.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

'Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw': Stars take their rivalry to the world premiere 'Fast & Furious' rivals Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Jason Statham were all smiles Saturday night at the world premiere of 'Hobbs & Shaw.'        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

Summer's best baddies: Our favorite new movie villains, ranked It's OK to jeer. We've already seen many magnificent malefactors, from formidable Thanos to creepy Annabelle. These are summer's best film villains.        ...
12:51, 2019-07-18

| Froome wins 2011 Vuelta - after 8-year wait! Chris Froome was upgraded from second place and officially declared winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana after champion Juan Jose Cobo's doping ban was confirmed....
13:00, 2019-07-18

| Japan look to give ailing Ikee a lift at world champs Japan's swimmers have promised to lift their game at the FINA World Championships to lift the spirits of ailing team-mate Rikako Ikee in her battle with leukaemia....
13:00, 2019-07-18

Blast off with these TV specials celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing To honor the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, here are some television specials and series to check out.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been kicked out of the fighter program....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Watch: Chris Paddack loses no-hitter in eighth, Padres beat Marlins San Diego Padres pitching coach Darren Balsley told manager Andy Green that starter Chris Paddack looked the "best he's ever seen" before a game against the Marlins in Miami Wednesday....
13:34, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-EU Commission fines Qualcomm for second time over market abuse Qualcomm, the world's no.1 chipmaker, was fined 242 million euros ($272 million) by the European Commission on Thursday for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second EU antitrust penalty....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will emerge stronger as a result, the head of Turkey's Defence Industry Directorate said on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-18

PRECIOUS-Gold eases from two-week high on profit-taking after Fed-driven rally Gold fell on Thursday as investors booked profits after the metal hit a two-week high earlier in the session on increased expectations of a dovish monetary policy stance from the U.S. Federal Reserve....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Review: Making a Spectacle of History (and Herself) Radu Jude’s “I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians” is a complicated meditation on the responsibilities — and limits — of art in the face of horror....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Froome confirmed 2011 Vuelta winner due to Cobo doping case Chris Froome is now the 2011 Spanish Vuelta winner because of Juan Jose Cobo's disqualification for blood doping       ...
14:00, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's largest mobile, broadband and TV provider....
14:00, 2019-07-18

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a technical glitch....
14:34, 2019-07-18

The teasing F1 2019 question with no 'easy answer' Honda believes there is no "easy answer" to whether it and Red Bull have closed in on Mercedes and Ferrari as much as the last two Formula 1 races suggest...
14:51, 2019-07-18

The Latest: McIlroy's opening shot breaks woman's cell phone The Latest from the British Open: Rory McIlroy's opening tee shot hit a woman out of bounds and broke a cell phone in her pocket       ...
14:51, 2019-07-18

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Berkshire Hathaway insurer settles NY probe for $3 million A troubled insurance company owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations by New York’s top financial regulator that it jacked up prices on unwitting customers, The Post has learned. Linda A. Lacewell, the superintendent of the New York Department o...
15:00, 2019-07-18

Former JPMorgan Banker Pleads Not Guilty in Bribery Case A former executive at JPMorgan pleaded not guilty to bribery charges in a Hong Kong court, after prosecutors alleged she persuaded her colleagues to hire the son of a potential client in 2009....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Ukraine leader calls on anti-graft bodies to probe subsidies to poultry producer Ukraine's President called on Thursday for anti-corruption bodies to investigate how the country's leading agriculture company MHP SE received substantial subsidies from the state budget....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Best Las Vegas restaurants: Where to go on and off the Strip Las Vegas is a city for gamblers, yes, and it's a city for revelers too, but it is also a city for people who like to eat and who like to eat well when they travel....
15:51, 2019-07-18

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Wants To Redesign The Denim Industry Ellen MacArthur has introduced a set of guidelines that will help denim companies reduce their waste, eliminate pollution, and eventually implement “circular” manufacturing practices...
16:17, 2019-07-18

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
16:34, 2019-07-18

The Daughterhood Circle: Where family caregivers come together to find community While new mothers are showered with love and often share a path well-lit by friends and neighbors, the road is often dark and hard to navigate when it comes time to mother their own mothers, or any relative, for that matter. But there is some help....
16:51, 2019-07-18

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watching his team play in the Africa Cup of Nations perfectly capture the unifying force of the world's most popular sport....
17:01, 2019-07-18

Behind the scenes at Matchroom Boxing Anthony Leaver tells Matt Christie how he became Matchroom Boxing’s Head of Media and outlines the highs and lows of working for one of the biggest promoters in the world The post Behind the scenes at Matchroom Boxing appeared first on Boxing News....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Southwest yanks Boeing 737 Max from schedules through early November with no return in sight Southwest joints United and American in taking the Boeing 737 Max out of its schedules through early November with no end in sight to the federally-mandated grounding of the planes after two fatal crashes....
17:17, 2019-07-18

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kids in cages. Attempts to ban Muslims from entering ...
17:17, 2019-07-18

TSMC expects 5G to drive earnings, flags South Korea-Japan spat as risk Taiwan's TSMC forecast that robust demand for 5G chips will drive a stronger second-half even as it anticipates a dispute between Japan and South Korea involving chip-making materials to be a big source of uncertainty....
17:34, 2019-07-18

SAP says big margin gains to wait until 2020, shares down 10% SAP told investors not to expect a major improvement in margins before next year as the German business software group reported a 21% decline in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, sending its shares sharply lower....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Paul McCartney adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' in his first stage musical Paul McCartney is working on a stage adaptation of the 1946 film 'It's A Wonderful Life,' which will be the first musical of his long and storied career....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Are Cellphones A Flight Danger? They Are On These Boeing Jets U.S. government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Take it easy: central bank U-turns loosen financial conditions Rate cut bets and rallying equity and bond markets are feeding into a gradual loosening of financial market conditions that could potentially send world growth ticking higher by the end of the year,......
17:51, 2019-07-18

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Verizon resurrects media business as safe haven on the internet Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media's strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Xiaomi's Manu Jain Opens Up on Redmi K20 India Price After Fans Complain Redmi K20 price in India starts at Rs. 21,999, while the Realme X launched in the country earlier this week carrying a starting price tag of Rs. 16,999....
17:51, 2019-07-18

East: Could this be the year for Harbaugh and Michigan? Can the Wolverines get over the hump? How will Ohio State adjust to life after Urban Meyer? Is Penn State ready to be elite? We answer those questions and more about the Big Ten East....
17:51, 2019-07-18

West: Almost anything is possible this season Which Wisconsin will show up this season? What makes Minnesota the division wild card? How far can Scott Frost improve Nebraska? We examine those questions and more about the wide-open Big Ten West....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Blackstone's Profit Drops as Private-Equity Portfolio Lags Blackstone’s second-quarter earnings fell as the value of its private-equity portfolio appreciated less than the broader market, but the portion of profits it could return to shareholders ticked up....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Punjab Prison Cell Where Jawaharlal Nehru Was Lodged In 1923 Collapses A prison cell in Jaitu town of Punjab's Faridkot district where Jawaharlal Nehru and two other Congress leaders were lodged in 1923 has collapsed due to incessant rains, a senior police official said......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Expect Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav, Order Binding: Centre A day after the International Court of Justice ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, New Delhi on Thursday said the verdict is binding upon Islamabad and......
18:17, 2019-07-18

Amazon Offers Sellers a Leg Up, With a Catch Amazon is offering independent merchants on its platform marketing support, product reviews and prominent display. The catch? Amazon gains the right to purchase a merchant’s brand at any time for a fixed price, often $10,000....
18:17, 2019-07-18

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadership conveying their concerns to Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday.During a breakfast meeting with ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back” have personally endangered her and her family. Senior Democrats are now calling for authorities to evaluate security for Om...
18:51, 2019-07-18

He threatened to bomb, shoot Harvard's first black commencement. Now, he gets prison time Nicholas Zuckerman, 25, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for threatening to bomb Harvard University and shoot its first-ever black commencement.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar Is a Class Act in the Face of Trump's Racist Hatred As the braying masses chanting “send her back” in response to to Donald Trump’s criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar have willfully forgotten, there’s a real person on the receiving end of those attacks. And the Minnesota congresswoman is responding to this unprecedented new round of racism like a class act...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Kentucky man caught flesh-eating bacteria on camping trip A Kentucky man says he contracted flesh-eating bacteria during a camping trip — and is still recovering from the severe infection nearly two months later, according to a report. Jonathan Metcalf, of Lancaster, took a Memorial Day weekend trip with his family to the Green River, where he went swimmin...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Jeffrey Epstein’s private island always had topless girls: ex-IT guy A former IT guy who worked for Jeffrey Epstein said he quit over concerns about the hordes of topless underage women who frequented the wealthy sex offender’s private Caribbean island, according to a new report. Steve Scully got an inside look into Epstein’s disturbing lifestyle and biza...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Trevor Noah slams Scarlett Johansson for comments about playing transgender character: ‘Imagery is powerful’ Trevor Noah shared his thoughts on recent comments made by Scarlett Johansson where he criticized the actress for not understanding the “luxury” she has in Hollywood that minorities don’t....
19:34, 2019-07-18

New London adverts tell visitors to give money direct to charity instead of rough sleepers Westminster council today unveiled digital adverts at central London stations warning "well intentioned" visitors to give money to charities instead of rough sleepers....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Number of speed bumps in UK increases to 42,000 News 18 Jul, 2019 The UK now has 42,000 individual speed bumps on a total of 14,000 different roads, with London Boroughs having the most...
19:51, 2019-07-18

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Two coaches who grew up in same Parisian suburb in Africa Cup of Nations final "Two coaches of the same age who grew up in the same Parisian suburb will clash on the touchline when their sides meet in the Africa Cup of Nations final on Friday."...
20:00, 2019-07-18

Watch: Dhawan Picks Up Bat For The First Time After Thumb Injury Shikhar Dhawan returned to nets after former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh challenged him for the Bottle Cap Challenge which is doing rounds on social media these days....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
20:01, 2019-07-18

Trump directly involved in talks that led to Stormy Daniels payment, FBI says Court filing says Trump and Hope Hicks spoke to Michael Cohen often as Daniels in 2016 threatened to go public with story of affairDonald Trump and his press secretary were directly involved in discussions that led to an illegal hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels during the 2016 election campaign,...
20:34, 2019-07-18

£212m login system on government websites may need to be ditched The government's flagship digital ID programme, Verify, has been as mismanaged as Crossrail according to a review of major projects, raising questions about the Cabinet Office wasting £212m of taxpayers' money....
20:34, 2019-07-18

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
20:51, 2019-07-18

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20:51, 2019-07-18

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing......
20:51, 2019-07-18

Texas teen busted for spitting into Arizona Tea bottle, putting it back A Texas teen was busted for spitting into a bottle of Arizona Tea at a local grocery store — and then placing the tainted drink back on the shelf, according to a new report. Cops were dispatched Monday night to the Albertsons Market in Odessa, where they viewed security camera footage showing the bo...
21:00, 2019-07-18

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberals ​worked out a compromise to increase it to $15 f...
21:00, 2019-07-18

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens, and exotic shapes—including one now shaped like ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Trump administration, Congress agree on spending levels: Mnuchin U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday that the Trump administration and congressional leaders have agreed on broad spending levels for the next two fiscal years, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would not confirm there was a deal....
21:00, 2019-07-18

Sky Sports introduces 360-degree holograph tech for The Open golf Sky Sports claims that revolutionary new technology used during its coverage of The Open golf this week will reveal to viewers the secret to a perfect pro golf swing.During broadcasts from the 148th Open Championship in Royal Portrush, Sky's pundits will be making use of its new ‘Sky Sco...
21:00, 2019-07-18

33 dead after man sets fire at anime studio Kyoto Animation, Japan authorities say Japanese media reports said the suspect may have set the fire at the front door, forcing people to try to find other exits at Kyoto Animation.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Fire leave more than two dozen dead at Japanese animation building A fire at the Kyoto Animation building in Japan has left more than two dozen people dead, according to officials.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-18

German Women's World Cup referee Riem Hussein: Why shouldn't women referee a men's tournament? After making her first World Cup appearance in France earlier this summer, German referee Riem Hussein talks to DW about equality in sport, VAR and a personal record....
21:17, 2019-07-18

Quantum leap from Australian research promises super-fast computing power ‘Ruthlessly systematic’ research achieves qubit communication 200 times faster than ever beforeAn Australian research team led by the renowned quantum physicist Prof Michelle Simmons has announced a major breakthrough in quantum computing, which researchers hope could lead to much greater computing ...
21:17, 2019-07-18

Gossip Girl: The Next Generation? How TV Shows Rebooted With New Casts Spotted on HBO Max: A Gossip Girl reboot following a brand-new group of rich private school kids in New York City. This new generation falls under the watchful eye of a mysterious blogger (Who is......
21:17, 2019-07-18

|Netflixstockplungesasstreaminggiantfaces'difficultroadahead' Netflix has shocked investors by reporting a drop in US customers and much slower growth overseas, raising fears that the streaming giant is losing momentum just as competitors prepare to pounce....
21:34, 2019-07-18

Johnson's confirmation as PM 'likely to prompt resignations' Boris Johnson's expected confirmation as Britain's next prime minister would likely prompt resignations from ministers opposed to his "do or die" approach to Brexit, Sky News has been told....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Honeywell Posts Higher Profit Honeywell’s second-quarter profit jumped 22% on lower taxes, but the conglomerate remained cautious on the remainder of the year, citing uncertainty around the economy....
21:51, 2019-07-18

Netflix unveils trailer for Unbelievable, a limited series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting “If the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it.” Such is the takeaway from the first trailer for Netflix’s Unbelievable, a new limited series inspired by The Marshall Project and ProPublica’s Pulitzer Prize-winning article “An Unbelievable Story Of Rape.” Booksmart’s Kaitlyn Dever stars as a t...
22:00, 2019-07-18

Giants’ real camp QB battle is behind Eli Manning and Daniel Jones Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look at the roster. The Giants made good on their succession plan by taking Daniel Jones with the No. 6 pick in the NFL Draft. So now we know who gets the....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Pakistan lost $50 million from airspace restrictions: minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of commercial and cargo flights....
22:17, 2019-07-18

France Nudges Europe Into Space Race, Where It Lags Behind Fifty years after the Apollo 11 mission, a new French plan for a space command must overcome the reluctance of its European allies to weaponize space....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Festival-goers push over portable toilet with ‘queue jumper’ inside This is the stomach-churning moment UK festival pranksters pushed over a portable toilet with a “queue jumper” inside. The group of shirtless men at the TRNSMT festival in Glasgow, Scotland, knocked the toilet over to punish the reveler who didn’t want to wait in line. Taylor Lamon...
22:17, 2019-07-18

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns — but is actually Spider-Man’s hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open, painted Red & Black, and formed into Devil Horns,” the woman wrote in a letter to Lincoln Mayor Leirion Gaylor B...
23:17, 2019-07-18

Fear, mistrust drive vaccination hesitancy, researchers say Half of Americans reported a hesitation or outright refusal to take an anti-Ebola vaccine, which researchers say is based on the same reasoning fueling anti-vaccine fears around the world....
23:34, 2019-07-18

Florida police officer rescues 2 from submerged vehicle, says 'it didn't really matter what it took' A Florida police officer credited with rescuing two passengers trapped in a submerged vehicle batted away praise for his recent heroics, saying, “When you have the opportunity to do something or save a life, you have to go in and do it.”...
23:34, 2019-07-18

Nights will provide little relief during brutal heat wave While high temperatures get most of the attention during a heat wave, it's the nighttime lows that can be a hidden danger.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses and corruption....
23:34, 2019-07-18

JB Holmes hits the front at the Open amid agony for home hero Rory McIlroy • Holmes leads from Lowry with a string of big names well placed• Rory McIlroy reeling from nightmare round of 79“I don’t feel like I’m the centre of attention,” insisted Rory McIlroy before a ball was struck in this, the 148th Open Championship. Well, he is now – for reasons far removed from the fa...
23:51, 2019-07-18

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in the upcoming World T20 qualifiers is in doubt after the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended their membership.At an ICC board meeting in Londo...
23:51, 2019-07-18

Tiger Woods struggles with old enemies of weather and bad back | Sean Ingle Winner at Augusta in April admitted his body is struggling with the legacy of all his back surgery as he signed for a seven-over 78 on the first day of the Open“It’s just the way it is,” said Tiger Woods softly. “And it’s just the way it is going to be.”The world’s greatest golfer had just trudged o...
23:51, 2019-07-18

Barack Obama Gives Urban Alliance Interns the Surprise of Their Lives In his efforts to further cement his status as the coolest former president of all-time, Barack Obama treated students at his Obama Foundation to a special surprise....
23:51, 2019-07-18

As Part of a $3 Million Investment, Serena Williams Adds Her Power to the Fight Against Maternal Mortality What does it mean when the most recognizable female athlete in the world can’t get the attention she needs when suffering complications after giving birth? For Serena Williams, it meant becoming intimately familiar with the crisis currently facing so many black expectant mothers—the threat of a life...
23:51, 2019-07-18

House Speaker Pelosi to meet with Representative Ocasio-Cortez next week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will meet on July 25 with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman lawmaker who has clashed with Republican President Donald Trump and her own Democratic leadership, a Pelosi aide said on Thursday....
00:01, 2019-07-19

Watch Taylor Swift and More Stars Embrace Their Inner Feline in First Cats Trailer Listen, if you're unfamiliar with the Cats musical, brace yourself...this may be a little weird... The trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation of the hit Broadway show was released......
00:34, 2019-07-19

Oklahoma City Thunder officials receive threatening voicemail after Paul George trade, police say Oklahoma City Thunder officials received death threats from a man who appeared to be upset after the team traded MVP candidate Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers, police said....
00:34, 2019-07-19

Boeing takes $4.9 billion charge for prolonged grounding of 737 MAX planes Boeing Co said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter on estimated disruptions from the prolonged grounding of its lucrative 737 MAX passenger planes after two deadly crashes....
00:34, 2019-07-19

ISIS supporters who beheaded Scandinavian hikers in Morocco sentenced to death Three men who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group after brutally killed two Scandinavian women hiking in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco have been sentenced to death....
00:51, 2019-07-19

US sailor on USS Abraham Lincoln goes overboard in Arabian Sea, search operation underway A U.S. sailor went overboard Wednesday from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, prompting a search operation in the Arabian Seam according to the Fifth Fleet....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
00:51, 2019-07-19

People come together to save pod of stranded whales A group of beachgoers and several lifeguards came together to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after they came too close to shore in the US state of Georgia....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to migrate and when it’s time to breed. Animals can te...
01:34, 2019-07-19

'Get (expletive) better': Yankees manager Aaron Boone goes on NSFW rant, gets tossed New York Yankees manager laid into rookie home plate umpire Brennan Miller over the strike zone and was ejected, saying "Get (expletive) better."       ...
01:51, 2019-07-19

Rockets star James Harden buys minority stake in MLS' Houston Dynamo, NWSL's Houston Dash Houston Rockets guard James Harden purchased a minority stake in the ownership group that controls the Houston Dynamo and the Houston Dash.       ...
01:51, 2019-07-19

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail” would be “hard” and not worth living,...
02:00, 2019-07-19

Microsoft closes fiscal 2019 with revenue spikes driven by cloud services Enlarge / Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at the Microsoft Annual Shareholders Meeting in Bellevue, Washington, on November 30, 2016. (credit: Jason Redmond / Getty Images) Microsoft has reported its financial results for the final quarter of the 2019 fiscal year. The tech giant saw notab...
02:00, 2019-07-19

Rep. Omar denounces Trump’s ‘fascist rhetoric’ after ‘Send her back!’ rally chant The Minnesota Democrat argued that the president’s call for her to “go back” to her country is aimed not just at her but at all those who come from a similar background....
02:00, 2019-07-19

Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company as well as their latest strategic moves....
02:00, 2019-07-19

No love lost between security specialists and developers GitLab finds 68% of security professionals feel that less than half of developers can spot security vulnerabilities, but most people feel it's a programmer's job to write secure code....
02:00, 2019-07-19

Retiring this year? How much you'll need for health-care costs A 65-year-old couple in good health could shell out close to $390,000 in medical expenses, according to HealthView Services. Here's why the bill is so high....
02:34, 2019-07-19

Comic-Con: Will any of these shows be the next 'Game of Thrones'? With "Game of Thrones" abdicating its TV throne after eight seasons, potential fantasy successors to its TV throne are on display at Comic-Con.        ...
02:34, 2019-07-19

How to Sell Your Used Jewelry for Cash Jewelry is a pretty common gift, but like with other types of presents, it’s not necessarily something you want to hang onto forever. You also might need a little extra cash, and digging through your jewelry box is a good place to start. But should you go to a gold buyer or hit up a pawn shop? How d...
02:51, 2019-07-19

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
02:51, 2019-07-19

Adorable baby zoo animals to visit around the US Need a smile? See baby animals born throughout the U.S. this summer. Scaly, furry, feathery, tiny or big: Which is your favorite?       ...
02:51, 2019-07-19

Summer's 6 Most Refreshing Beers Shandies and other Euro-style fruit-flavored brews have washed up stateside, and summer will never be the same. Here, our top picks to see you through the season....
02:51, 2019-07-19

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
02:51, 2019-07-19

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the Bloc at 22 per cent in Quebec, up from 20 per cent in April....
02:51, 2019-07-19

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he was “getting tremendous complaints about.”...
03:17, 2019-07-19

Saudi Arabia defends letter backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia on Thursday defended signing a letter along with 36 other countries in support of China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, where the United Nations says at least 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims have been detained....
04:17, 2019-07-19

The Greatest Leap, part 3: The triumph and near-tragedy of the first Moon landing Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. A vast, gray expanse loomed just a few hundred meters below as Neil Armstrong peered out his tiny window. From inside the spidery lunar lander, a fragile cocoon with walls only about as th...
04:51, 2019-07-19

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Edman's grand slam lifts Cardinals over Reds 7-4 Tommy Edman snapped a sixth-inning tie with his first career grand slam and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 for their fifth win in six games       ...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Pokemon Masters: iOS, Android game gets first gameplay trailer, release date update The newest Pokemon game is almost here - and today we got a closer look at how it's going to play and what you'll be able to do on the mobile game. Here's what you need to know....
05:17, 2019-07-19

Xbox One free games bonus: Gamers can download a new free Xbox One game NOW The latest Free Play Days game is now live - and you can play it for free on your Xbox One right now. Here's what you need to know about this week's offering....
05:17, 2019-07-19

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by his supporters against a Democratic Congresswoman....
05:51, 2019-07-19

Microsoft reports $33.7 billion in Q4 2019 revenue: Azure up 64%, Surface up 14%, and LinkedIn up 25% Microsoft today reported fiscal Q4 2019 earnings, including revenue of $33.7 billion, net income of $13.2 billion, and earnings per share of $1.71.Read More...
05:51, 2019-07-19

Stop thinking you can hire enough people to fix your cybersecurity problems Compute and algorithms processing mountains of data is more efficacious than trying to hire cybersecurity professionals when there aren’t enough of them.Read More...
05:51, 2019-07-19

Strait of Hormuz latest: US 'destroys' Iranian drone after it comes within 'threatening distance' of warship A US warship has destroyed an Iranian drone that came with "threatening distance" in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries....
05:51, 2019-07-19

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly Halloween costumes Kids with disabilities can now get special Halloween costumes at this retail giant. Target’s Hyde and Eek! Boutique on Thursday unveiled two costumes that children who use wheelchairs can easily wear to take part in the holiday fun, CNN reported. With the tap of a wand, one of the costumes tra...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Mexico arrests former Pemex security head with allegations of fuel theft The Mexican attorney general's office said on Thursday it had arrested a retired general who was responsible for security at the state oil company Pemex during the previous administration for allegations of fuel theft....
06:00, 2019-07-19

The Best And Worst Of This Year's Dolores Park Hill Bomb For the third year running, hundreds of skateboarders descended on San Francisco’s Dolores Park last Thursday and gleefully threw themselves down one of the most famous hills in the city at reckless speeds. Some take the crowded Mission District hill on BMX bikes, some rip with no hands, and many tu...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Here's A Risky But Perfect Tweener Wimbledon is over, but grass court tennis isn’t, even if the experience is not so finely curated. World No. 83 Alexander Bublik is playing at Newport this week. Earlier this year he earned the honor (or curse) of becoming one of Nick Kyrgios’s favorite players on tour after the two goofed through an...
06:00, 2019-07-19

The Forgotten All-Star Game That Helped Integrate Baseball When Cleveland celebrated its sixth time hosting MLB’s All-Star Game last week, it might have seemed an odd event to commemorate baseball’s integration. But when Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field in a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform in April of 1947, becoming the first African-American to play in whit...
06:00, 2019-07-19

Asia stocks trade higher as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific advanced in Friday afternoon trade, as comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
06:51, 2019-07-19

Democrats split on how to counter racism in 2020 election as Trump exploits it The party’s left wing wants an all-in battle against racism, while others question whether race should be the centerpiece of the campaign to replace Trump....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants“The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar … I’m stunned and disappointed by the nonchalance ...
07:17, 2019-07-19

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal - podcast The financier Jeffrey Epstein is back in court on charges of the sex trafficking of minors. Vicky Ward and Ed Pilkington discuss his case. Plus: Aditya Chakrabortty wonders why the French super-rich who promised to donate to Notre Dame haven’t paid up yetJeffrey Epstein is a wealthy financier and on...
07:17, 2019-07-19

Watch: Kennedy Center honorees include Linda Ronstadt; Earth, Wind & Fire The 2019 Kennedy Center Honorees were announced Thursday as Earth, Wind & Fire; Sally Field; Linda Ronstadt; "Sesame Street;" and Michael Tilson Thomas....
07:51, 2019-07-19

What’s a Jellicle, Anyway? Everything You Need to Know About Cats Before the Movie Adaptation The Cats are coming. The film adaptation of the beloved 1981 musical is underway with a star-studded cast — Idris Elba! Taylor Swift! Jennifer Hudson! Judi Dench! (Did we mention Taylor Swift?) — and an expected Dec. 20, 2019 release date. We’re already getting a taste of what̵...
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