Category Archives: US-World

US gov’t shutdown looms

WASHINGTON — A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000

Trump postpones weekend trip amid possible shutdown

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump had been scheduled to depart Washington, D.C., on Friday to visit his resort in Florida. But White House officials told reporters early in the day that Trump

China preps for N. Korea crisis

DANDONG, China – China has ramped up security along its border with North Korea, installing new surveillance cameras, deploying extra security forces and operating radiation detectors as it braces for a potential

Survey points to rising risk of war

BERLIN – The risk of political and economic confrontations between major powers, including outright military conflicts, has risen sharply, according to a survey released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) days before

Trump says ‘DACA is probably dead,’ blames Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Trump took another shot at Democrats on Sunday over the ongoing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)-related negotiations. “DACA is probably dead because the Democrats don’t really want it, they just want

Trump comments highlight racial impact of migration platform

DENVER — For years, a movement to limit the number of migrants into the US and end a system that favors family members of legal residents has had to fend off criticism