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Donald Trump’s idea to dump migrants in sanctuaries raises legal questions

The border debate has once again been upended by President Trump’s exploration of a plan to take illegal immigrants nabbed at the U.S.-Mexico border and ship them to sanctuary cities for release. In the abstract, the idea could have relieved [...]

Career official raises concerns about WH security clearances

WASHINGTON (AP) – A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump’s administration were granted access to classified information despite “disqualifying issues” in their backgrounds [...]

Cholera Outbreak Raises New Danger in Flood-Ravaged Mozambique

BEIRA, Mozambique — The first cases of cholera have been confirmed in the cyclone-ravaged city of Beira, Mozambique, officials announced on Wednesday, raising the stakes in an already desperate fight to help hundreds of thousands [...]

Trump officials won’t receive raises during shutdown

President Donald Trump said in a news conference Friday that he “might consider” asking administration officials including Vice President Mike Pence to refuse the raise. | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on [...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants raises for Capitol Hill staffers

Incoming Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called on Congress Monday to raise salaries for staffers on Capitol Hill, saying that interns and aides are severely underpaid. The New York Democrat took to Twitter to describe eating at a “dive spot” [...]

Campaign Contribution Raises Concerns About China’s Meddling in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The two politicians started their conversation casually, but there was serious business at hand: a donation recently deposited into a party account from a wealthy businessman, which one of the lawmakers said [...]

O’Rourke raises record-smashing $38 million in third quarter

A Quinnipiac poll released Thursday showed Republican Sen. Ted Cruz leading Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke by 9 points, while a recent New York Times/Siena survey showed Cruz up 8 points. | Loren Elliott/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]

Melania Trump Raises Eyebrows in Africa With Another White Hat

She is contributing to the Trump administration’s mixed signaling, participating in a ceremonial donation of over one million textbooks in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, on Thursday, even as President Trump has suggested [...]

Tesla Debt Financing Challenge Raises Risk for Investors

Tesla debt financing poses a challenge early next year for the company’s investors. The recent actions of Chairman and CEO Elon Musk did not help matters any, as he appeared on a public podcast on Sept. 6 with comedian Joe Rogan while drinking [...]
Death of Japanese Climber on Everest Raises Toll This Month to 3
KATHMANDU, Nepal — An accomplished Japanese alpinist and motivational speaker, who lost nine fingers to frostbite on a previous attempt to reach the summit of Mount Everest, died on the world’s highest peak on Monday, after he slipped [...]