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Trump Ordered Troops to the Border, But They're Doing Busywork

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DOUGLAS, Arizona - In April, President Donald Trump announced he was ordering National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico. “We're going to do some things militarily,” Trump said. “Until we can have a wall and proper security, we're going to be guarding our border with the military.” Here, in this dilapidated former mining town on the Mexican border, that vague directive has been translated - at least officially - to orders to help quell the smuggling operations operating out of Aqua Pietro across the fortified fence and in what is still regarded as one of America's most corrupt...
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US gets Russia's World Cup vote as logic trumps politics

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MOSCOW - The United States was able to celebrate a World Cup victory in Russia after all. Thanks to assistance from the host nation at a FIFA Congress addressed by President Vladimir Putin. For all the geopolitical tensions between the superpowers, Russia had no qualms about pressing the electronic keypads to select the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico over Morocco in the 2026 World Cup hosting vote in Moscow on Wednesday.
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World Cup Gives Nafta Nations a Rare Win-Win-Win in Age of Trump

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After more than a year of cancelled visits, Twitter battles and threats to tear up two decades of increasing economic integration, U.S. President Donald Trump and his counterparts in Canada and Mexico finally have something they can agree on - 2026 will make the World Cup great again.
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Pentagon To House 20,000 Migrant Children On Military Bases

Pentagon To House 20,000 Migrant Children On Military Bases

Thousands of children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks as part of the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy. Read more ...

Stephen Colbert mocks Melania Trump's decision to wear the 'I don't really...

Stephen Colbert mocks Melania Trump's decision to wear the 'I don't really care, do u?' jacket

Stephen Colbert joked on Thursday about First Lady Melania Trump's wearing of a jacket that read, "I don't really care, do u?," to visit immigrant children in Texas whom the... Read more ...

Split Migrant Families Face 'Total Labyrinth'

Split Migrant Families Face 'Total Labyrinth'

Amid widespread confusion over President Trump's executive order on border separations, a senior administration official says many of the children taken from their families... Read more ...

'This is who we are': The US has a history of putting families in cages, and...

'This is who we are': The US has a history of putting families in cages, and it didn't start with Trump

President Donald Trump's practice of separating families that illegally cross the border has spawned widespread outrage and condemnation. But the US wasn't much better about it... Read more ...

Mueller's office attacked The New York Times and Washington Post for...

Mueller's office attacked The New York Times and Washington Post for 'inaccurately' reporting on his investigation

Robert Mueller's office has called out allegedly inaccurate reporting on the Russia investigation in a new court filing. A footnote in a new court filing said stories published... Read more ...

Process To Reunite Detained Children With Immigrant Families Is 'Total Chaos'

Process To Reunite Detained Children With Immigrant Families Is 'Total Chaos'

Immigration experts say there is no system in place to bring separated families back together. Read more ...

While Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy sparks controversy in the...

While Trump's 'zero-tolerance' immigration policy sparks controversy in the US, China is detaining hundreds of thousands of legal citizens for doing nothing wrong

The Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy, which detains parents and led to the separation of 2,000 children, has been controversial and lead to some... Read more ...

Jeff Sessions Says He Never 'Intended' To Separate Immigrant Families...

Jeff Sessions Says He Never 'Intended' To Separate Immigrant Families. That's A Lie

The attorney general said previously he hoped the policy would serve as a deterrent to other immigrants. Read more ...

Migrant Children Report Physical, Verbal Abuse In At Least 3 Federal...

Migrant Children Report Physical, Verbal Abuse In At Least 3 Federal Detention Centers

“Once you're strapped down, they have total control over you,” a Honduran child said about being restrained in a chair for hours at a Virginia facility. Read more ...

Reality Winner, Accused National Security Agency Leaker, To Change Her Not...

Reality Winner, Accused National Security Agency Leaker, To Change Her Not Guilty Plea

She's expected to accept a plea deal over disclosure of a memo that gave proof of Russia's 2016 meddling in the presidential election. Read more ...