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Trump’s Effort to End ‘Catch and Release’ Was Stymied From the Start

Trump’s Effort to End ‘Catch and Release’ Was Stymied From the Start

President Donald Trump’s short-lived effort to end the practice his administration derides as “catch and release” of undocumented immigrants never was fully implemented.
Trump's Space Force Will Guard U.S. From Above, NASA Chief Says

Trump's Space Force Will Guard U.S. From Above, NASA Chief Says

NASA’s administrator is a strong defender of President Donald Trump’s proposals for space -- including an armed force and a permanent presence on the moon -- and says he wants Americans to realize how
A Kavanaugh Supreme Court May Expand Gun Rights, Senators Say

A Kavanaugh Supreme Court May Expand Gun Rights, Senators Say

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s views on gun rights may push the court to expand Second Amendment protections, say senators and activists on both sides of the debate.
Treasury Struggles to Keep Staff in Unit at Heart of Trade War

Treasury Struggles to Keep Staff in Unit at Heart of Trade War

About 20 career staff have quit the U.S. Treasury Department’s international affairs unit in less than a year, draining resources from a key office in the Trump administration’s escalating trade
China Studies Paying for Kids to Boost Population, Report Says

China Studies Paying for Kids to Boost Population, Report Says

Chinese health authorities are studying the possibility of financial incentives to encourage child birth, local media reported, after decades of population controls left the country with a shrinking
Brexit Bulletin: White Paper Day

Brexit Bulletin: White Paper Day

Today in Brexit: The U.K. is set to finally publish detailed proposals for its future trading relationship with the EU.​​​​​​
Trade War Rhetoric Not Going Away Anytime Soon, Says Citigroup's Chua

Trade War Rhetoric Not Going Away Anytime Soon, Says Citigroup's Chua

Johanna Chua, chief Asia-Pacific economist at Citigroup Global Markets, discusses the rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China and where she sees the trade war heading. She speaks on
Russia Probe Democrats in House Hit Some Snags by Going Solo

Russia Probe Democrats in House Hit Some Snags by Going Solo

House Intelligence Committee Democrats hit a snag in trying to keep the panel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election going, given that the Republican majority already closed
U.S.-China Trade Talks Said to Stall as Tariff Dispute Escalates

U.S.-China Trade Talks Said to Stall as Tariff Dispute Escalates

High-level talks between the U.S. and China are grinding to a halt as the Trump administration threatens to escalate a trade war. Bloomberg's Joe Sobczyk reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
House Panels Give Ex-FBI Lawyer Two Last Chances to Testify

House Panels Give Ex-FBI Lawyer Two Last Chances to Testify

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page is being given two final options to appear by the end of the week before two House committees investigating her anti-Trump text exchanges with a bureau agent in 2016 -- or
U.K. Seeks to Strike Trade Deals for Services in Brexit Plan

U.K. Seeks to Strike Trade Deals for Services in Brexit Plan

The U.K. seeks to strike new trade deals for services around the world as part of a Brexit plan that will tie its goods to European Union rules in a bid to preserve open customs borders with the bloc.
U.K. Seeks to Strike Trade Deals for Services in New Brexit Plan

U.K. Seeks to Strike Trade Deals for Services in New Brexit Plan

The United Kingdom is seeking to strike new trade deals for services around the world as part of the Brexit plan. The vision for future U.K.-EU economic ties will be detailed in a so-called "white
Avenatti Takes to Twitter to Get Meeting With Separated Children

Avenatti Takes to Twitter to Get Meeting With Separated Children

It took a tweet, but it got California lawyer Michael Avenatti into a New York foster-care facility to see two children who were forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S. border.
Trump Says High Court Logic Backs Military Transgender Ban

Trump Says High Court Logic Backs Military Transgender Ban

The Trump administration is now claiming the upper hand in legal challenges to its prohibition on transgender Americans in the military thanks to the the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision upholding
U.K. Plans Show of Special Forces, Black-Tie Dinner for Trump

U.K. Plans Show of Special Forces, Black-Tie Dinner for Trump

President Donald Trump will watch a demonstration of how British and U.S. special forces would jointly tackle a terrorist attack during his visit to the U.K., as Prime Minister Theresa May seeks to
Mueller Wants Manafort Jury to Hear of Lobbying Decades Ago

Mueller Wants Manafort Jury to Hear of Lobbying Decades Ago

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller argued that jurors who will weigh whether Paul Manafort illegally lobbied for Ukraine should also hear about his work three decades ago for Saudi Arabia and other
Russia Hasn't Begun Vigorous 2018 Election Hacking, U.S. Says

Russia Hasn't Begun Vigorous 2018 Election Hacking, U.S. Says

The U.S. hasn’t seen any indication that Russians have renewed their vigorous efforts to tamper with election systems this year, a Trump administration official said Wednesday.
Sen. Moran Says Russia's Behavior Has to Change

Sen. Moran Says Russia's Behavior Has to Change

Sen. Jerry Moran, a Kansas Republican, discusses President Donald Trump facing off with U.S. allies at the NATO summit, the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and
Trump Sowing Divisions at NATO Seen as Helping Only Russia

Trump Sowing Divisions at NATO Seen as Helping Only Russia

NATO summits are designed to be dull demonstrations of unity and purpose. Mainly thanks to U.S. President Donald Trump, not this time.
Lula May Appoint His Replacement in Brazil’s Presidential Race, Lawmaker Says

Lula May Appoint His Replacement in Brazil’s Presidential Race, Lawmaker Says

Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is likely to appoint another candidate for the October presidential election should he be barred from running, a lawmaker from his Workers’ Party