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Trump tries to defuse immigrant crisis, but policy hit by confusion

Trump tries to defuse immigrant crisis, but policy hit by confusion WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) – President Donald Trump ordered federal agencies on Thursday to begin reuniting immigrant families recently separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, but his efforts to roll back a policy that drew global condemnation were beset by confusion. Trump tries to defuse immigrant crisis, but policy... Read More

Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

Melania Trump’s jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) – Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families to be kept intact when entering the United States illegally from Mexico. ... Read More

Illinois, Iowa, Rhode Island urge rejection of Sinclair-Tribune tie-up

Illinois, Iowa, Rhode Island urge rejection of Sinclair-Tribune tie-up WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The attorneys general of Illinois, Iowa and Rhode Island urged the Federal Communications Commission to reject Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc’s proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co, citing “excessive consolidation” in the television market Illinois, Iowa, Rhode Island urge rejection of Sinclair-Tribune tie-up Read More

Minnesota firms sue over Trump administration mine leases near wilderness

Minnesota firms sue over Trump administration mine leases near wilderness (Reuters) – Minnesota outdoor recreation firms have sued the federal government over its decision to reinstate leases for a mine next to a state wilderness as part of the Trump administration’s drive to allow mining in some of the country’s wildest areas. Minnesota firms sue over Trump administration... Read More

Despite Trump order, border child separations could go on: legal experts

Despite Trump order, border child separations could go on: legal experts (Reuters) – The much-vilified U.S. policy of separating children from parents who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border could continue under certain circumstances because of ambiguous language in President Donald Trump’s order meant to end the practice, legal experts said. Despite Trump order, border child separations could go... Read More

Parents in California torture case ordered to stand trial: prosecutors

Parents in California torture case ordered to stand trial: prosecutors LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A judge on Thursday ordered a married couple to stand trial on charges of torture, false imprisonment and abuse for their treatment of 13 siblings who were found imprisoned and starving in their suburban California home, prosecutors said. Parents in California torture case ordered... Read More