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Migrant caravan arrives at U.S. border

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/27/18, 12:52 pm

A caravan of about 170 Central American asylum seekers arrived in Tijuana, Mexico, Thursday evening. They plan to join about 200 other migrants there and attempt to enter the United States through San Diego’s San Ysidro border crossing, with the help of advocacy groups, beginning Sunday. Similar caravans are fairly common at the crossing, but this one has drawn unusual attention because of criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump.

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U.S. condemns Syria, Iran, and Russia in Ghouta attacks

International | The Assad regime continues to attack a Damascus suburb, sometimes with chemical weapons
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/28/18, 05:33 pm

SYRIA: The State Department hosted an unusual panel this week featuring White Helmets and producers of the film Last Men in Aleppo . That, plus U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s speech to the UN Security Council on Tuesday, could suggest the Trump administration may take a stronger stance against Russia and Iran’s alliance with the Assad regime in Syria.

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Trump ties tariffs to NAFTA changes

by Evan Wilt
Posted 3/05/18, 11:38 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Monday he would cancel his forthcoming tariffs on steel and aluminum imports if Canada and Mexico agree to sign a new NAFTA agreement. “We have large trade deficits with Mexico and Canada,” he tweeted. “NAFTA, which is under renegotiation right now, has been a bad deal for U.S.A. Massive relocation of companies & jobs.

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