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|Trump Ordering His Cabinet To Search For Spare Change To Fund His Wall
WASHINGTON -- Frustrated that neither Mexico nor Congress will pay for his
POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018 5:10 PM
|Fleeing home alone: the migrant children blocked at Mexican border
Guatemalan children caught in Mexico while trying to migrate into the US, queue before climbing into a minibus at Aurora international airport in Guatemala City. For years, Dora waited impatiently to turn 15, the age her mother had agreed she would be old enough to leave their home in El Salvador – where she suffered physical and sexual abuse at the hands of her grandfather – and head to the US, in search of a new life. “Seeing them leave together … that gave me hope and gave me the courage to finally leave,” said Dora, who is now living at a children’s shelter in Tijuana, on the border with California.
POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018 2:30 AM
|Arizona Republican McSally will fill McCain's Senate seat
McSally will replace the retiring John Kyl, whom Governor Doug Ducey appointed after McCain died in August following a battle with brain cancer. Kyl, a former senator, committed to serving only through the end of 2018 when he was appointed. McSally, the first female combat pilot in the U.S. Air Force and a two-term congresswoman, will serve until 2020, when a special election will be held to fill the remaining two years of McCain's six-year term.
POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018 1:40 PM
|Cher ditches Facebook, Google for 'conspiring with Russia to destroy our democracy'
Cher, 72, vowed to boycott the two tech giants Tuesday because she says Facebook and Google's alleged love of money trumps their "(love) of country."
POSTED DECEMBER 18, 2018 7:35 PM
|1000mph Bloodhound SSC record car saved
British entrepreneur Ian Warhurst has saved the Bloodhound SSC land speed record project after no other investors came forward
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 9:47 AM
|Britain, Switzerland reach post-Brexit aviation deal
Switzerland and Britain signed an agreement Monday guaranteeing that flights between the two countries can continue uninterrupted even if London opts to leave the European Union without a deal with Brussels. "We have managed to ensure a flawless transition, which is in the interest of both of our countries," Swiss Transportation Minister Doris Leuthard said in a statement after signing the deal in Zurich with her British counterpart Chris Grayling. Switzerland is not a member of the EU, but its relations with Britain are based on a long line of bilateral agreements between Bern and the bloc.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 8:21 AM
|Chili's Weighs In On North Carolina Election Fraud And Immediately Regrets Decision
Chili's social media department is getting ribbed after it weighed in on North
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 8:11 PM
|General Dynamics Warns Trudeau Over Exit Penalties in Saudi Deal
In a television interview Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the government was looking for a way to halt the sale of armored vehicles manufactured by a unit of U.S.-based General Dynamics Corp. “We are engaged with the export permits to try and see if there is a way of no longer exporting these vehicles to Saudi Arabia,” Trudeau told CTV, without elaborating. The company’s Canadian unit, in a written statement Monday, warned that doing so could leave the government on the hook for penalties.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 3:18 PM
|Correction: Vatican-Bulgaria-Macedonia story
VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a story Dec. 13 about the pope's May travel schedule, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Bulgaria is a former Soviet republic. During the Cold War, Bulgaria was one of the Soviet allies that formed the Warsaw Pact.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 6:22 PM
|U.S. Intelligence officials frustrated by White House response to Khashoggi killing
And it’s not just the White House that may make it tough to act on the intelligence community’s findings — the longstanding ties between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia complicate efforts to hold the kingdom accountable.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2018 5:00 AM