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Dec 14, 2018
Donald Trump cancels Christmas holiday party after skipping correspondents' dinner; US president continues 'war on tradition'Since taking office in January 2016, US president Donald has not only continued — and in some ways expanded — the wars of his predecessors, but even opened up a new front: A war on tradition
Nov 06, 2018
Caravan migrants arrive in Mexico City on way to US border as Donald Trump makes their journey central campaign issueThousands of Central American migrants traveling in a caravan arrived in the Mexican capital Monday and began to fill up a sports stadium, still hundreds of miles from their goal of reaching the US a day before midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has made their journey a central campaign issue.
Nov 04, 2018
As migrant caravan endures 'route of death' en route US, trekkers condemn organisers for broken promises of bus transportThe caravan's 'strength in numbers' strategy has enabled them to mobilise support as they move through Mexico to the US and has inspired subsequent migrants to try their luck via caravan. Mexico now faces the unprecedented situation of having three caravans stretched over 500 kilometres of highway in the states of Chiapas, Oaxaca and Veracruz, with a total of more than 6,000 migrants.
Nov 02, 2018
Donald Trump says US military could fire at migrant caravan on Mexico border if people begin pelting stonesCurrently, an estimated 5,000-7,000 people from three Latin American countries — El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala — are marching towards the US through Mexico. Trump has deployed more than 5,000 military personnel on the southwestern border to stop them from entering.
Nov 01, 2018
US midterm elections: Donald Trump hardens stance against migrant caravan, says 15,000 troops will be sent to Mexico borderThe numbers cited by Trump are significantly higher than defence officials have disclosed. The Pentagon said on Monday it was deploying more than 5,200 troops to the border but that the number would rise. On Wednesday, it said more than 7,000 troops would support the Department of Homeland Security along the border.
Oct 30, 2018
US midterm elections: Donald Trump escalates threats against migrant caravan; tweets 'this is an invasion of our country' as 5,200 US troops head to borderEager to focus voters on immigration in the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Donald Trump on Monday escalated his threats against a migrant caravan trudging slowly toward the U.S. border as the Pentagon prepared to deploy thousands of U.S. troops to support the border patrol.
Sep 17, 2018
As US midterm elections near, Donald Trump plays high risk political gamble with hardline trade policy; insists he can save US jobs and factoriesTrump's apparent belief is that he and congressional Republicans can rely on the unswerving support of core GOP voters — even in rural areas that have been economically hurt by his trade disputes — and maybe succeed in delivering better trade deals before Election Day. Still, as an insurance policy against failure, the administration is providing $12 billion in farm aid to soothe trade-war wounds in rural America.
Sep 12, 2018
Donald Trump okays sanctions against foreigners who meddle in US elections; aides keen to underline that 'it's something he cares deeply about'US president Donald Trump is signing an executive order authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections. Trump has drawn widespread criticism for not taking threats to the U.S. electoral system seriously enough, particularly Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race.
Sep 06, 2018
Tell-all book 'Fear' sets up Donald Trump-Bob Woodward clash of titans as White House heavyweights scurry for coverIt's not clear whether US President Donald Trump has much to fear from "Fear" itself. But the book of that name has set off a yes-no war between author Bob Woodward and the president, using all the assets they can muster.
Sep 05, 2018
Facebook and Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion in US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing; Jack Dorsey says he's scrubbing '200% more accounts'Facebook and Twitter executives pledged on Wednesday to better protect their social media platforms in the 2018 elections and beyond, and told Congress of aggressive efforts to root out foreign intrusions aimed at sowing divisions in American democracy.