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  • The new budget breaks Trump's promises

    The White House unveiled its 2018 budget on Tuesday and it showed deep cuts to the American safety net.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump's budget chief delivered a spirited defense of the plan's deep spending cuts, but his agriculture secretary offered only a half-hearted endorsement of proposed reductions to farm subsidies and food stamps. A day after the budget's release, a handful of senior administration officials fanned out on Capitol Hill on...

  • Voters increasingly making connection between immigration and terrorism: EIU

    Cailin Birch, analyst at the Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses the impact of a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena.

  • Politicians using globalisation as narrative to explain economic issues

    Stephen King, author of 'Grave New World', explains western politicians' proposed "return to the sanctity ... of the nation state."

  • DEAD SEA, Jordan— The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan:. The EU foreign policy chief says Europe does "not see eye to eye" with the Trump administration on major issues such as trade, climate change and funding of U.N. agencies, but can "easily" work with the U.S. on Syria and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Trump visits Europe next week, after...

  • BERLIN— The Latest on Europe's response to the large number of refugees and migrants trying to reach the continent:. Organizations from Qatar and the Netherlands are joining forces to get 6,000 Syrian refugees into higher education courses, a move aimed at helping them integrate in the countries where they live now and rebuild their own nation if they are able...

  • LONDON— Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, almost seven years after it began and five years after the WikiLeaks founder sought refuge inside Ecuador's London embassy. Sweden asked Britain to extradite Assange for questioning, and in June 2012 he sought refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to...

  • Gasoline demand in the first two months of 2017 was down 2.1 percent from a year ago, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Analysts and refiners blamed the drop in gasoline demand to unusually bad weather in California and Texas, states with the highest U.S. driving volumes. California's rainfall in January and February was more than double...

  • DOTCOM Temp

    The Business Roundtable's Josh Bolten tell's CNBC's John Harwood that contrary to Trump administration warnings, the H1-B program is part of the solution and not a problem for the American economy.

  • Woman receiving speeding ticket from police officer

    Texas should learn from Arizona and the backlash that state received after implementing a "show me your papers"-type immigration law, says Julissa Arce.

  • NEW YORK, May 17- U.S. arrests of suspected illegal immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be targeted for immigration violations, according to government data released on Wednesday. The acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

  • BERLIN— A future cap on immigration by European Union citizens to Britain would come at a price for the U.K.' s relations with the EU, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday. Britain and the EU are preparing for negotiations on Britain's departure, which Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered in late March but will start in earnest after a British...

  • AMMAN, Jordan— Syrian refugees in Jordan's remote desert were connected to solar power on Wednesday, making their community the world's first refugee camp to be powered by renewable energy. The $4.5 million plant was funded by a foundation established by Ikea, the global home furnishings retailer. Jordan hosts some 660,000 Syrian refugees, more than 80 percent...

  • U.S. appeals court judges grilled the lawyer who defended the White House's temporary travel ban on Monday

    The judges asked the lawyer defending President Trump's travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.

  • President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington.

    U.S. appeals court judges questioned the lawyer defending President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.

  • From the United States and Canada to small islands in Europe and the Caribbean, Chinese are spending billions on new passports and visas to move their families away from their homeland. China's middle and upper classes are demanding better schools, cleaner air and a more secure life for their children. To study China's impact, the Associated Press collected...

  • BEIJING— At least two dozen countries offer a new home to people willing to invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in a business, real estate or government bonds. And there's no bigger market for many of them than China. By The Associated Press' count, more than 100,000 Chinese have spent at least $24 billion in the last decade to buy residency through investment...

  • Protesters gather at the International Terminal Arrival Hall of San Francisco International Airport on January 29, 2017 to demonstrate against President Donald Trump's Muslim ban.

    Dozens of advocates for refugees and immigrants rallied outside the federal courthouse in Seattle, some carrying "No Ban, No Wall" signs.

  • President Donald speaks as Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue looks on during a roundtable with farmers in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on April 25, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump said at a roundtable that he did not want to create labor problems for farmers.

  • WASHINGTON/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 15- President Donald Trump said he would seek to keep his tough immigration enforcement policies from harming the U.S. farm industry and its largely immigrant workforce, according to farmers and officials who met with him. At a roundtable on farm labor at the White House last month, Trump said he did not want to create labor problems...