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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 […]

United Airlines loss bigger than feared on higher fuel costs, capacity slide

FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines passenger jet takes off with New York City as a backdrop, at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, U.S. December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren April 19, 2021 (Reuters) -United Airlines on Monday reported a bigger-than-expected $2.4 billion adjusted net loss for the first quarter, as fuel costs rose and the […]

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 […]

Czechs say Russian retaliation stronger than expected, seeks EU solidarity

Czech diplomats expelled from Russia arrive at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague, Czech Republic April 19, 2021. REUTERS/David W Cerny April 19, 2021 By Robert Muller and Jan Lopatka PRAGUE (Reuters) -The Czech Republic said on Monday Russia’s eviction of 20 Czech embassy employees in response to Prague’s expulsion of 18 Russian staff was a […]

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 […]

Wall Street slips off record highs, Tesla drops after fatal crash

FILE PHOTO: A Wall St. street sign is seen near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid April 19, 2021 By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks closed lower on Monday, slipping from last week’s record levels, as investors awaited guidance from first-quarter earnings […]