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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 […]

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 […]

City of London Brexit hit worse than expected, says study

FILE PHOTO: The City of London financial district is seen with office skyscrapers commonly known as ‘Cheesegrater’, ‘Gherkin’ and ‘Walkie Talkie’ seen in London, Britain, January 25, 2018. Picture taken January 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo April 16, 2021 By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Over 400 financial firms in Britain have shifted activities, staff […]

Euro zone January industrial output far stronger than expected

FILE PHOTO: Staff wear protective masks at the Volkswagen assembly line in Wolfsburg, Germany, April 27, 2020. Swen Pfoertner/Pool via REUTERS March 12, 2021 BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Euro zone industrial output was much stronger than expected in January and was revised sharply upwards in December too, the European Union’s statistics office said on Friday, pointing […]

At Least 100 More Expected to Be Charged in Capitol Breach Investigation: DOJ

The Department of Justice said in a court filing Friday that it expects to charge at least 100 more people in connection to the Capitol breach on Jan. 6. “The investigation and prosecution of the Capitol Attack will likely be one of the largest in American history, both in terms of the number of defendants […]