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CBP: 376 Central American migrants cross U.S.-Mexico border near Yuma

The southwest border is comprised of nine sectors, including the RGV sector, Big Bend, Del Rio, El Centro, El Paso, Laredo, San Diego, Tucson and Yuma. illegally. More than 30 were unaccompanied minors, or children under 18 traveling on their own. The father said he left a wife and two younger daughters back in Guatemala.

US to hold talks with N.Korea this week

Pompeo had planned to meet his North Korean counterpart to discuss the second summit of November 2018, however, the meeting was postponed. Trump and Kim Jong Un are to meet near the end of February at a place to be announced at a later day, said White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Trump will visit Pentagon to talk missile defense

For years, USA missile defenses have focused exclusively on combating threats from rogue nations such as North Korea and Iran . Trump joined a number of his top generals Thursday at the Pentagon to deliver an address in support of his initiative, which sought to install detection systems in outer space as a means to counter new weapons being developed by top military rivals Russian Federation and China , as well as burgeoning missile powers Iran and North Korea.

Alien-looking, enormous rotating ice disk forms in ME river

Drone footage taken by Tina Radel, the marketing and communications manager for the city, shows an nearly 100-metre circle spinning in a counter-clockwise direction. Officials said the disk was spinning slowly counter-clockwise, and had served as a big raft for ducks and other birds. The ice circle, also known as an ice disc, first was spotted Monday and it kept growing.

Trump’s AG Nominee: ‘Vitally Important’ To Let Mueller Finish Russia Probe

He sought to reassure senators that he could be trusted to oversee special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Mueller headed the department's criminal division while Barr served as attorney general from 1991 to 1993. Barr said that Rosenstein had no visible reaction to his criticism, describing Rosenstein as "sphinx-like". He repeatedly said special counsel Robert Mueller must be allowed to complete his inquiry into whether the Trump campaign colluded with an alleged Russian plot ...

Wisconsin home where Jayme Closs was allegedly held captive for months revealed

Jake Thomas Patterson was charged Monday with kidnapping and with killing Jayme's parents. "We believe Jayme was the target, and he was getting rid of possible barriers to taking her", Fitzgerald said. There still appeared to be no clear connection between the suspect and the Closs family, according to Fitzgerald, and no tips had come in about the suspect, who had no prior criminal record.

Republican ally Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government temporarily

He and his proxies had several sit-downs with Democratic congressional leaders, but "not much headway" has been made, as Trump tweeted after Vice President Mike Pence met with Schumer and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on January 5. Trump has kept Washington on edge over whether he would resort to such a declaration, citing what he says is a "crisis" of drug smuggling and the trafficking of women and children at the border.

May warns MPs against 'catastrophic' failure to deliver Brexit

Speaking on the BBC's "Andrew Marr Show" on Sunday, Corbyn said a confidence vote would be brought "at a time of our choosing, but it is going to be soon, don't worry about that". 'Some of you put your trust in the political process for the first time in decades. London mayor Sadiq Khan suggested May should step down and call a general election if she loses next week's vote.

Mueller Met With Trump's Campaign Pollster, a Former Manafort Associate

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ordered Mueller to respond by January 14 with "factual and evidentiary basis" for why it is accusing Manafort of lying during his cooperation. According to CNN , Manafort told his accountant in a November 2016 email to expect a $2.4 million payment for consulting work he performed in Ukraine.

Democrats Reportedly Trying to "Rein In" Ocasio-Cortez

And she is expected to loudly advocate for Democratic primary campaigns against some of the middle-of-the-road members of her own party in Congress. After her defeat of Crowley and heading into the summer, Lieberman told the New York Post that she was someone who could "hurt Congress, America and the Democratic Party" rather than help it.

Police update after Jayme Closs found alive in Wisconsin

The Barron County Sheriff's Department was notified by the Douglas County Sheriff's Department that they had located Jayme Closs alive, according to Fitzgerald . Sue Allard, Jayme's aunt, overwhelmed and crying, could barely express her joy after learning the news. 'Praise the Lord. It's the news we've been waiting on for three months.

Trump Says He Won't Declare a National Emergency...For Now

In the meantime, hundreds of thousands of federal workers are set to miss paychecks Friday. According to the Houston Chronicle , the report of Trump's plans left city and county officials "scrambling to figure out how local flood control plans would be affected" by the White House proposal, a year and a half after Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Houston.

Trump promises citizenship path for skilled workers

President Donald Trump said Friday he would make it easier for top-skilled workers to stay in the United States and become citizens, offering uncharacteristic praise for immigrants´ contributions. Competition is tough for the temporary visas. "This isn't it", Numbers USA, a civil immigration forum, said in response to Trump's tweet . In 2018, the United States hit the limit on the number of H-1Bs it could issue, 65,000, by the first week of April, according to the Department of Homeland ...

Suspicious packages sent to foreign missions in Australia

The AFP added suspicious packages were also sent to embassies and consulates in the Australian capital Canberra . Two firetrucks, a hazardous materials vehicle and police cars were seen at India's consulate in Melbourne , where staff members had been evacuated, some wearing protective masks.

Norwegian Billionaire's Wife Kidnapped, Ransom Demanded

Investigators refused to confirm that amount but said they advised the family not to pay the purported kidnappers. Her husband Tom Hagen - a real estate investor and owner of power facilities - is number 172 on a list of the country's 400 most wealthy people published by Norway's financial magazine Kapital .

House Dems approve plan to re-open government

White House director of strategic communications Mercedes Schlapp told reporters on Thursday. The six-bill package passed the House 241-190 Thursday night, and the short-term Homeland Security spending bill passed 239-192. House Democrats are "diligent and persistent in trying to open up government,"Â Pelosi told reporters earlier Thursday". This was the opening move, however.

Canada says 13 citizens detained in China since Huawei CFO arrest

The warning comes after China last month detained two Canadians on charges of activities that endanger China's security. December 9: China summons the American ambassador to China to lodge similar complaints about Meng's case and demand the USA rescind the order for her arrest.

Trump considering former Democratic Senator Webb for defence secretary

Mattis stepped down as defense secretary last month over differences with Trump on a host of national security issues, particularly Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria. Mattis said he would stay until the end of February, but on December 23 Trump announced that Shanahan would take over January 1, speeding up Mattis' departure.

Pelosi invites Trump to deliver State of the Union on January 29

It's the first new Congress to convene amid a partial government shutdown, now in its 13th day over Trump's demands for money for a wall along the U.S-Mexico border. They also said years of Republican advertising painting Pelosi as an out-of-touch radical had hurt Democrats' chances to win in moderate districts. "Every day, Donald Trump shows that leaving the White House would be good for our country".

U.S. fired tear gas into Mexico early on New Year's Day

US Customs and Border Protection ( CBP) said in a statement on Tuesday that tear gas was used to target rock throwers apart from the migrants who were attempting to cross the border south of San Diego, California. As night fell and people on both sides of the frontier prepared to celebrate New Year´s Eve, the migrants tried to cross over but at least two smoke bombs were fired and they were ultimately held back.