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First veto: Trump overrides Congress on border emergency declaration

First veto: Trump overrides Congress on border emergency declaration

The bill had attracted significant Republican support in Congress, a rare and notable departure from partisan solidarity.

  • by Michael Tackett

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US government kept tabs on journalists, 'instigators' during migrant caravan: report
Immigration

US government kept tabs on journalists, 'instigators' during migrant caravan: report

Dossiers that included photos from their passports or social media accounts, date of birth and other details were kept in a database. Some freelance journalists had alerts placed on their passports.

Mexican experts find 200 treasures in cave at Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza
Mexico

Mexican experts find 200 treasures in cave at Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza

155 ceramic braziers and incense burners found by the experts bear the likeness of Tlaloc, the rain god of central Mexico.

States sue Trump over national emergency declaration
USA

States sue Trump over national emergency declaration

A coalition of 16 American states argues the US President's decision to build a wall through an emergency declaration is unconstitutional.

  • by Amy Goldstein
Trump may veto disapproval of emergency, says White House
USA

Trump may veto disapproval of emergency, says White House

US President is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his emergency plans for the wall.

El Chapo conviction leaves Sinaloans shrugging their shoulders
Mexico

El Chapo conviction leaves Sinaloans shrugging their shoulders

US officials are hailing El Chapo's conviction as a big win against drug traffickers, but residents in his home state of Sinaloa are far from convinced.

  • by Andres Villarreal
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Ted Cruz's solution to border wall impasse: Make El Chapo pay for it
Drugs

Ted Cruz's solution to border wall impasse: Make El Chapo pay for it

It comes as White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders suggested the border wall was necessary to stop El Chapo's 'reign of terror'.

  • by Deanna Paul
'A lot of people here hate him': Deep in enemy territory, Trump sells his wall
Donald Trump

'A lot of people here hate him': Deep in enemy territory, Trump sells his wall

Trump almost always holds rallies in the white, working class areas he won big in 2016. But on Tuesday he visited in El Paso, where most voters oppose him.

  • by Matthew Knott
Another US government shutdown deadline looms
World politics

Another US government shutdown deadline looms

The White House has not ruled out another federal government shutdown even if it finds money for Trump's border wall elsewhere.

  • by Jonathan Lemire and Alan Fram
'I love this job': In interview Trump dismisses critics, vows to go it alone
Donald Trump

'I love this job': In interview Trump dismisses critics, vows to go it alone

A defiant US President has declared that he has all but given up on negotiations with Congress over his border wall and will proceed without lawmakers.

  • by Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman
'El Chapo' decided 'who lives and who dies' as drug boss, US jury told
Mexico

'El Chapo' decided 'who lives and who dies' as drug boss, US jury told

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was someone who decided "who lives and who dies," a prosecutor said in closing arguments of the drug kingpin's trial.

  • by Brendan Pierson