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  • A look at Obama's final budget proposal Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 11:03 AM ET

    —Obama's budget for the Agriculture Department includes a proposed $12 billion over 10 years to help feed schoolchildren from low-income families during the summer. Spending that needs Congress' annual approval: $24.2 billion. Spending that needs Congress' approval: $9.7 billion.

  • What does Mexico think of Donald Trump? Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 2:14 AM ET
    What does Mexico think of Donald Trump?

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble speaks to Mexico's former president Felipe Calderón about Donald Trump's plan to build a wall across the Mexican border.

  • In a contentious debate three days ahead of Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump also battled with rival Jeb Bush over the use of eminent domain to seize private property and called for a compassionate approach to those who might lose their health insurance if Republicans repealed Obamacare. Polls show Trump leading...

  • Record number cut ties to US last year: Report Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 4:38 PM ET
    A record number of people renounced official ties to the U.S. last year.

    The number of people cutting official ties with the U.S. hit a new record last year amid tougher tax rules, Dow Jones reported.

  • BERLIN/ HAMBURG, Feb 3- Popular support for German Chancellor Angela Merkel has tumbled to its lowest level for 4 1/ 2 years, a poll showed on Wednesday, with a large majority of voters sceptical that her government has the refugee crisis under control. The survey for public broadcaster ARD also showed a drop in support for Merkel's conservatives, while backing for...

  • BERLIN— Germany is mulling taking away benefits from asylum-seekers if they refuse to try to learn the language and integrate; Denmark has just approved a measure to let police seize valuables from migrants to help cover their housing and food costs; and an Austrian province this week is expected to more than halve payments to many refugees.

  • British Prime Minister David Cameron, who hopes to secure an agreement that will convince a skeptical public to remain part of the EU, said the new plans show "real progress" in his bid to give Britain more control over its affairs. "I think we will be able to show— if we can secure what's in this document, finish off the details and improve it still further— that on balance...

  • What Iowa doesn't tell us about immigration Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 3:37 PM ET
    A U.S. Border Patrol officer body searches an undocumented immigrant after he illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border and was caught on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas.

    Iowa's electorate may be the first litmus test of American voters — but is it far from representative when it comes to immigration issues?

  • What matters to core Iowa voters Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 11:57 AM ET
    What matters to core Iowa voters

    Discussing how predictable the outcome of the Iowa caucus is, and how voters view immigration issues, with Todd Schulte, FWD.US President.

  • The risk of Europe's migrant crisis Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 1:08 AM ET
    The risk of Europe's migrant crisis

    Daniel Morris, senior investment strategist at BNP Paribas, discusses the economic risks created by the migrant and refugee crisis in Europe

  • 'No deal' in UK PM's talks with EU chief Tusk Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 6:36 PM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    Britain and the European Union reached agreement in only one of the four areas where Prime Minister David Cameron wants to see reform.

  • Merkel: Migrants will go home when conflicts end Sunday, 31 Jan 2016 | 3:03 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to the media during a visit to Berlin by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Jan. 29.

    Migrants will return to Syria and Iraq when conflicts there ended and Islamic State was defeated, the German Chancellor said.

  • Nearly 40 die as migrant boat sinks near Turkey Saturday, 30 Jan 2016 | 1:46 PM ET

    Almost 40 people drowned and 75 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey's western coast, officials said.

  • Forty percent of Germans say Merkel should resign Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 4:42 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Forty percent of Germans want Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign over her refugee policy, a poll showed on Friday.

  • Denmark passes tough, controversial migrant law Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 12:18 PM ET
    New Harbour is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen

    Denmark's parliament passed its "jewelry bill" on Tuesday, which allows for the confiscation of refugees' valuables to pay for their stay.

  • New Banksy protests treatment of migrants Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 7:46 AM ET
    A Banksy artwork opposite the French embassy in London, criticising the use of teargas in the 'Jungle' migrant camp in Calais.

    U.K. graffiti artist Banksy has created a new work in London to protest the alleged use of teargas on migrant camps in Calais.

  • Refugee crisis is challenge for all of Europe: Macron

    France’s economy minister, Emmanuel Macron discusses the job market in parts of Europe in relation to the refugee crisis.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 21- "Keep it simple, visual and factual"- that is the advice of the most powerful man in advertising to Britain's campaign to stay in the European Union, saying it must focus on the benefits to trade, investment and jobs to win the debate. But if Britain were to vote to leave the 28- nation bloc in a referendum Prime Minister David Cameron hopes to...

  • How welcoming is Europe to migrants? Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 1:30 AM ET
    How welcoming is Europe to migrants?

    Jyrki Katainen, VP for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness for the European Commission, says Europe needs to ensure migration is sustainable.

  • French problem is structural, not cyclical: VP Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 1:30 AM ET
    French problem is structural, not cyclical: VP

    Jyrki Katainen, VP for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness for the European Commission, says the jobs program announced by France's president has good elements.