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  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles. Trump Jr.' s tweet said, "This image says it all. Skittles parent company, Wrigley Americas, distanced itself from the tweet with a terse response opposing Trump Jr.' s premise.

  • College student Jajuan Kelley covers his mouth with a Skittles wrapper as he stands in a crowd of thousands rallying at the Georgia State Capitol in memory of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin on March 26, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Donald Trump Jr. set off a Twitter tempest with a tweet likening Syrian refugees to poisonous Skittles candy.

  • ZURICH, Sept 19- Switzerland and the European Commission said on Monday they had come closer to agreeing a deal on Swiss efforts to curb immigration while preserving its access to the EU single market, and scheduled further talks next month. Brussels insists on free movement of people as a condition for neutral Switzerland's joining the common market under...

  • ZURICH, Sept 19- The presidents of Switzerland and the European Commission failed to clinch a deal on Monday in talks on Swiss efforts to curb immigration from the EU, but said they would meet again next month to try to break the impasse. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told reporters after meeting Johann Schneider-Ammann that questions remained...

  • PARIS— The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is urging governments to improve reception conditions for migrants in order to address anti-immigration backlash. In a report on international migration released on Monday, the Paris- based international organization recommended countries address the local impact of the arrival of...

  • Czech Republic's Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the government headquarters in Prague, Czech Republic August 25, 2016.

    The result is set to raise pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel, with more sniping expected from her CSU allies in Bavaria.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is set for further losses in regional elections in the capital of Berlin on Sunday.

  • But the next president could have his or her hands full, dealing with Iran in general and the agreement in particular. For Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, it's basically a question of continuity versus change. She supports it, while taking a generally tougher tone on Iran than President Barack Obama.

  • Pulse of the economy

    San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer (R) and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (D) weigh in on the state of the U.S. economy as well the immigration debate.

  • Syrian refugee women carry their babies as they walk through Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria March 8, 2016.

    John Kerry briefs lawmakers on the new goal, a 57 percent increase since 2015, The Washington Post reports.

  • Software engineer millennial

    Solomon Trujillo, Trujillo Group Investments, doesn't think there is enough talk of growth on the campaign trail, and shares his thoughts on the changing demographics in the U.S.

  • Donald Trump during the Republican National Convention.

    A win for U.S. presidential candidate Trump could have grave implications for the world’s largest economy, according to Oxford Economics.

  • A worker in a textile factory in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China.

    Beijing faces serious economic and social challenges in creating jobs for its 270 million migrant workers, the SCMP reports.

  • Neel Kashkari

    The best route to faster U.S. economic growth is through non-monetary policy approaches such as immigration and tax reform, a top Fed official argued.

  • Sept 12- With the Federal Reserve powerless to do much more than it already is, the best route to faster U.S. economic growth is through non-monetary policy approaches such as immigration and tax reform, a top Fed official argued on Monday. In a 5,100- word essay released just after midnight, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari noted that the...

  • LONDON, Sept 11- Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday she was looking at a work permits system to control migration from the European Union, responding to Brexit voters' demand for tighter border controls. Although formal negotiations on leaving the EU have yet to begin, Britain is searching for a way to satisfy voters who backed leaving the EU...

  • LONDON, Sept 11- Britain's interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday she was looking at a work permits system to control migration from the European Union, responding to Brexit voters' demand for tighter border controls. Although formal negotiations on leaving the EU have yet to begin, Britain is searching for a way to satisfy voters who backed leaving the EU...

  • 3 secret retirement spots

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson shares her top three spots to retire abroad that might not be on your radar. Hidden gems that are great options for Americans looking to retire overseas.

  • Standing up to far-right politics in Europe

    More inclusion, cooperation and compromise is needed to solve the problems Europe faces, says former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin.

  • Kurd and Afghan asylum seekers watch ferries cross the English Channel from Sangatte Red Cross center, Calais, France.

    The U.K. is about to build a huge concrete wall in Calais, France, to stop refugees and migrants getting into the country through the Channel Tunnel.