Silent no more, Ivanka Trump thanks father for border action

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US presidential adviser Ivanka Trump has broken her silence about the forced separations of migrant families, thanking her father for taking action.

Trump signs executive order to end family separations at border

2018-06-20 21:27

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at putting an end to the controversial separation of migrant families at the border, reversing a harsh practice that had earned international scorn.

WATCH: Donald Trump hugs American flag after immigration speech

2018-06-20 10:46

Donald Trump hugged the American flag after an immigration speech in Washington DC. The US President had railed against illegal immigration before his stunt.

Trump's latest swipe at Canada? Smuggling US shoes

2018-06-20 08:04

After citing national security reasons for slapping tariffs on Canadian metals, Donald Trump escalated his attacks on America's northern neighbor Monday, claiming its citizens were smuggling shoes across the border.

To prosecute migrants, 'you have to take the children away' - Trump

2018-06-19 20:24

President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the "zero tolerance" policy leading to thousands of migrant families being split on the US border as the only effective way to fight illegal immigration.

WATCH: First ladies speak out on Trump's immigration policy

2018-06-19 11:35

Former first lady Laura Bush condemned Trump's zero-tolerance policy as 'immoral', while a spokeswoman for First Lady Melania Trump said she "hates to see children separated from their families".

Trumps orders Pentagon to create US 'Space Force'

2018-06-18 21:19

President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Pentagon to create a new US "Space Force," which would become the sixth branch of the American military but which requires Congressional approval to take effect.

Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border

2018-06-18 12:04

US first lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws.

Next move is Trump's after China hits back in trade-war opener

2018-06-16 19:09

China’s in-kind response to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of tariffs on $50bn of imports from the nation left the global economy on the verge of a trade war.

Trump says FBI 'plotting against my election'

2018-06-16 06:52

President Donald Trump is contradicting internal findings by the Justice Department that former FBI Director James Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe was not politically motivated.


North Korea's Kim thanks China for support with Trump summit

2018-06-20 21:56

North Korean state media say leader Kim Jong Un thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for his support in last week's groundbreaking summit with President Donald Trump.

Trump says he'll be 'signing something' on detained children

2018-06-20 18:23

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is drafting an executive action for President Donald Trump that would direct DHS to keep families apprehended at the border together during detention.

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts US agents taking her son

2018-06-20 08:11

A woman from El Salvador has described the separation from her 8-year-old son after crossing the US border, saying he started crying and saying: "Don't leave me, Mom".

US-China trade war batters emerging market stocks and currencies

2018-06-20 06:59

Emerging markets were left reeling as the world’s two biggest economies threatened punishing tariffs in the early shots of a trade war. Stocks slid to the lowest since October and currencies dropped a sixth day, Bloomberg reports.

Merkel hits back as Trump doubles down on German crime figures

2018-06-19 19:29

The German Chancellor responded to Trump’s repeat assertions that crime has risen in Germany as a result of her liberal stance on migration, citing 'encouraging' statistics that show the opposite to be true.

Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

2018-06-19 08:10

President Donald Trump is directing the US Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200bn in Chinese imports as the nations move closer to a potential trade war.

Trump vows: 'US will not be a migrant camp, not on my watch'

2018-06-18 19:25

President Donald Trump has vowed the United States would not become a "migrant camp" as he faced mounting pressure to stop families being separated as a deterrent to illegal immigration.

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

2018-06-17 20:20

A top White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border. But it's the administration that's put it in place and could end the policy.

Trump ignites trade war with China, triggering swift retaliation

2018-06-16 10:24

US President Donald Trump on Friday ignited his trade war with China, slapping tariffs on tens of billions in Chinese imports and sparking immediate retaliation from Beijing.

Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers

2018-06-15 19:30

Donald Trump's campaign is secretly working with former employees of disgraced political consultancy company Cambridge Analytica. The employees' new firm denies the link, but confirms work for the Republican National Committee.

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