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Mexican president issues tax cuts for areas along US border

Mexican president issues tax cuts for areas along US border

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador issued an executive order on Monday lowering taxes in municipalities along the U.S.-Mexico border, Reuters reported. López Obrador argued that the move would spur ...

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Conservative leader says Dem plan to end shutdown a ‘non-starter’

Conservative leader says Dem plan to end shutdown a 'non-starter'

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, is calling the Democratic plan to end a partial government shutdown a “non-starter.” “Nancy Pelosi’s newest funding proposal ...

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Jimmy Carter urges cooperation between US and China

Jimmy Carter: I’m eager to partner with Trump

Former President Carter on Monday urged the U.S. and Chinese governments to find areas of common concern and improve relations heading into the new year. Carter, who signed accords in ...

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Trump claims he has not ‘abandoned’ a concrete border wall

Trump accuses judges of undermining US security

President Donald Trump on Monday pushed back against claims that his administration has abandoned a concrete wall on the border, despite his own outgoing chief of staff’s statements that the ...

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Paul Manafort pressured by Russians to pay back debt while Trump’s campaign chair

Paul Manafort pressured by Russians to pay back debt while Trump’s campaign chair

Paul Manafort was pressured by a former Russian associate to pay back millions he owed during the time he was running Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, according to a new ...

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Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

Russia detains US citizen on suspicion of spying

Russia has detained a US citizen on the suspicion of spying, according to the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). American Paul Whelan was arrested on December 28 in Moscow “while ...

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In holiday message, Putin says Russia open to dialogue with US

In holiday message, Putin says Russia ‘open to dialogue’ with US

(CNN)Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia was “open to dialogue” with the US in a holiday message to President Donald Trump. The message was included in a list of holiday ...

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Ocasio-Cortez accuses white house of ‘starving out’ Puerto Rico

Ocasio-Cortez accuses white house of ‘starving out’ Puerto Rico

Democratic New York Rep-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez amplified her criticism of President Trump’s handling of Puerto Rico’s recovery in a late-night tweet on Friday. “The White House is starving out the ...

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A migrant children being slapped, dragged at since-shuttered Arizona shelter

A migrant children being slapped, dragged at since-shuttered Arizona shelter

Surveillance videos obtained by the Arizona Republic show migrant children being slapped, pushed and dragged by employees at a since-shuttered shelter run by embattled shelter provider Southwest Key Programs. In ...

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Immigrants not authorized to work by supervisors at President Donald Trump’s golf club

Immigrants not authorized to work by supervisors at President Donald Trump’s golf club

The FBI and New Jersey investigators have collected employment documents and information allegedly provided to immigrants not authorized to work by supervisors at President Donald Trump’s golf club in Bedminster, ...

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