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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 […]

Buttigieg Admits to Overstating Infrastructure Plan Job Creation Number by 16 Million: ‘I Should Have Been More Precise’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg acknowledged he had misrepresented the number of new jobs President Joe Biden’s proposed $2 trillion-plus infrastructure plan would create, essentially admitting he had overstated the figure by around 16 million. Buttigieg appeared on Fox News on Sunday, with anchor Chris Wallace asking whether he agrees that he and other Biden administration officials […]

Report: CBP data shows number of migrant detentions hits 15-year high

Young minors spoke to an agent outside at a pod in the Donna Department of Homeland Security holding facility, the main detention center for unaccompanied children in the Rio Grande Valley run by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in Donna, Texas, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills, Pool) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 7:10 AM […]

Boohoo cuts number of UK suppliers

FILE PHOTO: A woman poses with a smartphone showing the Boohoo app in front of the Boohoo logo on display in this illustration taken September 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo March 26, 2021 LONDON (Reuters) – British online fashion retailer Boohoo on Thursday revealed a major consolidation in its supplier base as it published a […]

Growing Number of Democrats Decry Party’s Effort to Overturn US House Election in Iowa

A growing number of Democrat members of Congress are criticizing their party’s efforts to overturn a U.S. House of Representatives election that was already certified by the state of Iowa. Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa) was declared the winner of the 2020 election by six votes and was sworn in on Jan. 3. But Rita Hart, […]

Biden admin. to increase number of felons voting in U.S. elections

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and the Democratic Caucus gather to address reporters on H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2021, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 3, 2021. House Democrats are expected to pass a sweeping elections and ethics bill, offering it up as a powerful counterweight to voting […]

Number of COVID-19 patients in ICUs in France at two-month high

A man suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for COVID-19 patients at La Timone hospital in Marseille, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in France, February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard February 8, 2021 PARIS (Reuters) – The number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care […]

Pope appeals for Rome homeless as number of dead from cold rises

January 25, 2021 By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Sunday urged Romans to help the homeless in the Italian capital, after a spike in the number dying from the cold. Speaking at his noon blessing, Francis told the story of Edwin, a 46-year-old Nigerian who died of exposure near St. Peter’s […]

Britain reports record daily number of new coronavirus cases, topping 40,000

Vehicles drive past a roadside public health information sign, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, near Oxford, Britain, December 28, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville December 29, 2020 LONDON (Reuters) – Britain reported 41,385 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, a daily record, as a rapidly spreading variant of the coronavirus increases infection rates and […]

Number of Spanish hotels for sale swells amid COVID, property portal says

FILE PHOTO: A woman rides a scooter past a closed hotel at Barrio Gotico (Gothic Quarter), after Catalonia’s government imposed new restrictions in an effort to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Barcelona, Spain October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce/File Photo November 27, 2020 MADRID (Reuters) – The number of hotels for sale […]