Associated Press/Photo by Evan Vucci

White House renews, tweaks travel ban

by Evan Wilt
Posted 9/25/17, 11:50 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump issued new travel restrictions Sunday hours before his existing immigration executive order expired. The new proclamation retains travel restrictions to five countries from the first order: Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia. Trump added Chad, North Korea, and Venezuela and removed Sudan. The new limits are set to take effect Oct. 18.

Read more

Associated Press/Photo by Lee Jin-man

Soldiering on with uncertainty over North Korea

International | The rogue nation could launch another ICBM on Saturday
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/08/17, 02:24 pm

NORTH KOREA may launch another intercontinental ballistic missile test on Saturday, the anniversary of its founding. A U.S. response is “certainly an option,” said President Donald Trump yesterday, but not “inevitable.”

Read more

Associated Press/Photo by Jose Luis Magana (file)

U.S. levels sanctions against Venezuela

by Evan Wilt
Posted 8/25/17, 01:29 pm

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump implemented economic sanctions against Venezuela on Friday. The sanctions go after the country’s financial sector, attempting to weaken Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro’s power in the country. The Trump administration placed a ban on trades of Venezuela debt, preventing Maduro’s state-run oil company from selling new bonds to U.S. financial institutions.

Read more