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Lessons From The Border’s Volatile History.

Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print When President Trump announced Friday that the United States and Mexico reached a deal to avert tariffs and that Mexico would step up efforts to reduce illegal immigration from Central [...]

Lots of surprises but no clear message from Virginia primary

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia’s off-year elections later this year – when 140 legislative seats and partisan control of the Legislature is up for grabs – may signal what the rest of the country’s mood will be in 2020. [...]

Hong Kong Protests: Demonstrators Block Council from Debating Extradition Bill

Protesters block lawmakers from resuming debate on extradition bill. The head of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council delayed debate on a bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China after tens of thousands of residents surrounded [...]

William Barr forms task force to keep guns from domestic abusers

Attorney General William P. Barr has formed a task force aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of domestic abuses, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday. The working group is comprised of nine U.S. attorneys who will look at loopholes [...]

Justin Amash resigns from House Freedom Caucus after Trump impeachment call

Rep. Justin Amash has stepped down from the House Freedom Caucus, telling CNN on Monday night that he had just told his colleagues. The Michigan Republican, who last month became the first Republican to call for President Trump’s impeachment, [...]

Elvis Costello takes apparent swipe at Donald Trump while accepting honor from Queen Elizabeth

Elvis Costello seemed to take a subtle jab at President Trump on Friday in response to receiving a royal honor from Queen Elizabeth II. The British musician born Declan MacManus appeared to allude to Mr. Trump in a statement issued after being [...]

It’s not just Biden: Multiple Democrats lift material from other sites

Plagiarism is an especially sensitive subject for Joe Biden, since it served as a reminder of a scandal that derailed his 1988 presidential campaign. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images 2020 elections The 2020 campaigns are well-practiced in [...]

USOC seeks to keep pregnant athletes from losing insurance

DENVER (AP) – The U.S. Olympic Committee says it is working on reforms to prevent athletes from losing health insurance coverage when they become pregnant. Three senators wrote to USOC CEO Sarah Hirshland on Wednesday, asking her to provide [...]

Watch this animal-rights protester snatch a microphone from Kamala Harris

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US now seeking social media details from all visa applicants

WASHINGTON (AP) – The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It’s a vast expansion of the Trump administration’s enhanced [...]