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David Blake
June 10, 2019 - 3:44 pm
President Donald Trump may have backed out of his plan to punish Mexico with a tariff hike, but the stock market has had some big swings recently, making investors nervous. Overall, investors have done quite well in the stock market, despite some dramatic ups and downs in recent months. For some...
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June 09, 2019 - 2:17 pm
STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday dangled the prospect of renewing his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn't cooperate on border issues, while some of his Democratic challengers for the White House said the last-minute deal to avert trade penalties was overblown...
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June 08, 2019 - 10:16 am
FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. Trump called off plans to impose a 5% tax on Mexican exports, and Treasury Secretary...
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Getty- Tarabird
May 31, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Jim Chesko reporting... Stocks finished broadly and sharply lower today in reaction to a threat from President Trump to impose escalating tariffs on imports from Mexico. The Dow Jones Industrials skidded 354 points, the Nasdaq Composite tumbled 114, and the S&P 500 lost 36. The Dow declined...
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Newell Normand
May 08, 2019 - 6:01 am
There’s another caravan gathering in southern Mexico, planning to head to the U.S. border. And there’s no crisis? Newell spoke with Dave Ray, the Communications Director for the Federation for American Immigration Reform, who was at the border, to get a sense of what’s going on. Here are some of...
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March 30, 2019 - 11:15 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Threatening drastic action against Mexico, President Donald Trump declared he is likely to shut down America's southern border next week unless Mexican authorities immediately halt all illegal immigration. The president, who also cut U.S. aid to three Central American...
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January 08, 2019 - 9:34 am
President Trump has continued to strike fear in Americans by insisting that terrorists are pouring across our southern border with Mexico. The belief that terrorists are crossing our border with Mexico continues to be believed and spread as factual by Trump loyalists through social media. The...
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January 03, 2019 - 9:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — On their first day in the majority, House Democrats on Thursday night passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall. The largely party-line votes came after Trump made a surprise appearance at the White House briefing room...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
November 27, 2018 - 12:06 pm
It seems like only yesterday when I heard Jim Acosta say the “Honduran caravan was hundreds and hundreds of miles away.” It WASN’T yesterday, but he was wrong nonetheless. As we should all know by now they’re here. An incident unfolded over the weekend that led to tear gas being lobbed into a group...
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November 04, 2018 - 8:55 am
ISLA, Mexico (AP) — A 4,000-strong caravan of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico split up into several groups with one spending the night in a town in the coastal state of Veracruz and other migrants continuing toward the country's capital. The divisions came during a tense day in...
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