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Traffic jam at U.S.-Mexico border

International | Truckers work overtime to make deliveries in case the border closes
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/03/19, 02:59 pm

MEXICO: Republican leaders in Congress and leading trade groups are urging President Donald Trump not to close the U.S.-Mexico border, as he threatens to do, saying it would be economically devastating.

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Trump threatens to close border

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/29/19, 01:39 pm

President Donald Trump on Friday warned he might close the southern U.S. border and called on Congress to change immigration laws amid a recent flood of unauthorized migrants. “If Mexico doesn’t immediately stop ALL illegal immigration coming into the United States through our Southern Border, I will be CLOSING the Border, or large sections of the Border, next week,” the president said in a series of tweets.

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Meat and cod pie may suffer from a ‘hard Brexit’

International | British farmers could lose their valuable trade agreements with Europe
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/13/19, 03:55 pm

BRITAIN: Following Tuesday’s defeat in Parliament of Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to exit the European Union, on an unequivocal 391-242 vote, lawmakers voted Wednesday not to leave the EU without a formal agreement and will vote Thursday on whether to seek a delay, meaning a no-deal Brexit remains a distinct possibility.

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