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US immigration to close holding area under El Paso bridge

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – U.S. immigration officials say they will close a holding area under a bridge connecting El Paso, Texas, with Juarez, Mexico, that is just a short distance from where a senior official declared an “operational crisis” [...]

Live Briefing: Brexit Live Updates: Britain’s Parliament Just Voted Against Holding a Second Referendum

• With just 15 days left until Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, Parliament was expected to vote Thursday to postpone the fast-approaching departure date. • By the narrowest of margins, Prime Minister Theresa May [...]

Trump holding off Pelosi counter-punch

So far, President Donald Trump has been uncharacteristically quiet in response to Nancy Pelosi’s letter. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump and his aides like to [...]

Donald Trump holding firm on $5 billion demand for border wall

President Trump is not backing off his demand for $ 5 billion for border security that includes a physical barrier as he negotiates with Senate Democrats to end the partial government shutdown, officials said Saturday. During the shutdown, [...]

‘We don’t want an Alabama’: Hyde-Smith has Republicans holding their breath

Democrats acknowledge GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith is likely to win, but argue her flubs have given Mike Espy a narrow opening if everything breaks his way. | Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo Elections Democrat Mike Espy claims momentum in the [...]

With Saudi Prince Holding On to Power, U.S. Is Seen Standing by Him

LONDON — A month after the killing of the Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, the Trump administration has decided to stand by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, having concluded that he is almost certain to retain his grip on power despite [...]

U.S. Isn’t Holding Up Its End of Nuclear Deal, North Korean Envoy Charges

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho warned that Pyongyang would not start denuclearizing unless Washington took reciprocal actions. Source: NYT > World
Markets Holding up under Tariff Tantrum Conditions
Last Friday’s negative trading session for stocks, which all but erased any gains for the week, left a burn mark on the ever-resilient bullish sentiment that has characterized the primary trend. Global trade matters greatly, and the prospect [...]
Pruitt holding on, so far
The White House is not washing its hands of Scott Pruitt, even as the slow drip of damaging headlines about the EPA chief continues. One senior administration official told POLITICO on Friday that the White House still stands behind the Environmental [...]
Sacramento Cops Shoot Unarmed Man Dead For Holding Cell Phone While Black
Stephon Clark Sacramento police shot and killed an unarmed black man Sunday night in his own backyard; they say they thought he was pointing a gun at them. He was holding a phone. Stephon Clark, 22, died after the cops fired 20 shots at him, [...]