U.S. states sue Trump administration in showdown over border wall funds

A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain... Read more »

Japan’s PM nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize on U.S. request

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize last autumn after receiving a request from the U.S. government to do so, the Asahi newspaper reported... Read more »
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) swears in members of the 116th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Talks collapse on border deal as U.S. government shutdown looms

Talks on border security funding collapsed after Democratic and Republican lawmakers clashed over immigrant detention policy as they worked to avert another U.S. government shutdown, a Republican senator said on Sunday. “The... Read more »
President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (Andrew Harnik)

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’

The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle... Read more »

Trump says to meet North Korea’s Kim in Vietnam in late February

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would hold his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Feb. 27-28, while giving himself credit for averting a... Read more »

Pompeo says Trump-Kim summit to be held somewhere in Asia

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he was dispatching a team to make preparations for the next summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un... Read more »

U.S. to start returning asylum seekers to Mexico on Friday

The U.S. government will return the first group of migrants seeking asylum in the United States to the Mexican border city of Tijuana on Friday, U.S. and Mexican officials said, marking the... Read more »

Trump proposes wall-for-DACA in bid to end shutdown

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for “Dreamers” and other immigrants, but Democrats... Read more »

Who is to blame for the U.S. Government shutdown?

As the partial US government shutdown over the funding for the US-Mexico border reaches its 24th day, and it’s no sign for reopening, uncertainty looms large. It is the longest US government... Read more »

Trump weighs declaring emergency

President Donald Trump, facing the prospect within days of the longest U.S. government shutdown in history, was considering declaring a national emergency that would likely escalate a policy dispute with Democrats over... Read more »