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Number of Children Arriving at Border Higher Than Expected: White House

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the number of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border was higher than the Biden administration had anticipated. Psaki made the remarks at a briefing at which she was asked to clarify the administration’s position on maintaining a Trump-era refugee cap of 15,000 admissions until May […]

Trump ‘Very Seriously’ Considering 2024 Run, Plans to Help GOP in 2022

Former President Donald Trump is focused on helping Republicans flip the House of Representatives in 2022 but is also mulling another presidential run two years later, he said in an interview broadcast late Monday. “We are going to help with the House. I think we have a really good chance. I’m working with everybody, including […]

Senators Unveil Bipartisan Bill to Protect American Workers From China’s ‘Unfair Trade Practices’

A pair of U.S. senators on April 16 unveiled a bipartisan bill aimed at strengthening domestic trade remedy laws and protecting American workers from what they called China’s “unfair trade practices.” Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced the Eliminating Global Market Distortions to Protect American Jobs Act, saying in a press release […]

Chad’s Deby wins sixth term as army fends off rebel advance

People drive past a Chad army tank near presidential palace, as fighters from the rebel Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT) appeared to be moving toward the capital according to the United States, in N’djamena, Chad April 19, 2021. REUTERS/ Stringer April 19, 2021 By Mahamat Ramadane N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Chad’s veteran leader […]

Psaki Declines to Comment on Maxine Waters ‘Confrontational’ Remarks Ahead of George Floyd Verdict

When asked if President Joe Biden agrees with the recent controversial remarks of Rep. Maxie Waters (D-Calif.) about the George Floyd case, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki dodged commenting on Waters while saying it is “the most American thing” to protest against injustice in a press conference on Monday. “[President Biden] has been very […]

Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

FILE PHOTO: Silhouette of a mobile user seen next to a screen projection of the Apple logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 19, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford and Chavi Mehta (Reuters) -Apple Inc will bring social media app Parler, favored by U.S conservatives, back to its App Store […]

Canada to put up C$30 billion for long-awaited national childcare program

FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland speaks to news media before unveiling her first fiscal update, the Fall Economic Statement 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada November 30, 2020. REUTERS/Blair Gable/File Photo April 19, 2021 By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will invest up to C$30 billion ($23.9 billion) […]

Canada budget rolls out post-pandemic spending plan ahead of likely election

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland pose for a picture holding the budget on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle April 19, 2021 By Julie Gordon OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government on Monday lined up billions in new spending to provide emergency […]

Israel’s Netanyahu loses vote on key parliamentary committee

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a ceremony for fallen soldiers of Israel’s wars at the Yad Lebanim House on the eve of Memorial Day, in Jerusalem, April 13, 2021. Debbie Hill/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo April 19, 2021 JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lost an important vote on Monday […]