WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers took a tough stance on Saturday after the US Congress failed to fund federal agencies, saying they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats help end the government shutdown.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on Saturday issued a new video ad calling Democrats “complicit” in murders committed by illegal immigrants, during a government shutdown partly triggered by an impasse over immigration.
TRUJILLO, Peru (Reuters) – A key US cardinal distanced himself on Saturday from comments by Pope Francis on sexual abuse, saying they had caused “great pain,” a remarkable move pointing to divisions in the Roman Catholic Church over how to treat accusers.
KABUL (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked Kabul’s Intercon-tinental Hotel on Saturday, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in the Afghan capital caught fire and residents and staff fled.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Many thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against US President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office.
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – Honduran soldiers and police clashed with protesters blocking roads across the Central American country on Saturday, as discontent continues to fester nearly two months after a disputed presidential election.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The world’s most powerful government shut down today after President Donald Trump and the U.S.
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru, (Reuters) – Pope Francis issued a ringing defense of the people and the environment of the Amazon yesteday, saying big business and “consumerist greed” could not be allowed to destroy a natural habitat vital for the entire planet.
BOGOTA, (Reuters) – The number of Venezuelans living in Colombia jumped 62 percent in the last half of 2017 to more than 550,000, its migration authority said yesterday, as Venezuela’s economic devastation hastens migration to the neighbouring country.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A former member of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez’s cabinet was sentenced by a New York federal judge to nearly 2-1/2 years in prison yesterday, after pleading guilty to attempting to launder drug money from the Central American country.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A woman yesterday publicly accused Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas of sexual misconduct, saying he had repeatedly harassed her verbally and fondled himself in front of her when she worked for him in the 1980s.
DAR ES SALAAM, (Reuters) – Tanzanian President John Magufuli yesterday put a temporary ban on the registration of foreign ships in the country and ordered over 400 vessels to be investigated for allegations of involvement in criminal activity.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s effort to put coal miners back to work stumbled in most coal producing states last year, even as overall employment in the downtrodden sector grew modestly, according to preliminary government data obtained by Reuters.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Legislation to avoid a U.S. government shutdown at midnight today advanced in Congress as the House of Representatives last night approved an extension of federal funds through Feb.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department asked the Supreme Court yesterday to quickly overturn a lower court ruling that blocked President Donald Trump’s move to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Testimony to the U.S. Congress by the head of a research firm indicates that the Trump Organization’s sales of properties to Russian nationals may have involved money-laundering, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said yesterday.
(Reuters) – The U.S. securities regulator on Thursday raised alarm about the safety of bitcoin-themed investments, telling the fund industry they want answers to their concerns before endorsing more than a dozen proposed products based on cryptocurrencies.
RIVERSIDE, Calif., (Reuters) – The California parents accused of imprisoning their 13 children in the family’s squalid home had beaten, starved and chained the victims to their beds for years, taunting them with apple pie, according to a prosecutor on Thursday who called it a case of “human depravity.” The father, David Turpin, 57, is also accused of sexually abusing one of his young daughters, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin told reporters in announcing the charges before the couple’s first court appearance later on Thursday.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Police in Brazil have seized 444 containers in an investigation into illegal logging in the country’s vast Amazon, federal authorities said on Thursday, as the nation seeks to cut down on the widespread practice.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump yesterday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration, criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal as “horrible” on U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said yesterday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ Haitians in the United States after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake castigated President Donald Trump yesterday for his attacks on the media, saying Trump had embraced the despotic language of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and inspired modern-day authoritarians.
(Reuters) – Apple Inc will open a new campus as part of a five-year, $30 billion U.S.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has reached agreement with U.S.
(Reuters) – Canada said yesterday it is creating an independent watchdog to monitor and investigate claims of human rights abuses by its companies operating abroad, describing it as the first initiative of its kind in the world.