President Trump and his political team plan to make his years-long quest for a border wall one of the primary thrusts of his reelection effort. Though he has yet to build an inch of the concrete or steel wall he promised, he and and his campaign have begun relying on a rhetorical sleight of hand: speaking the wall into existence.
Critics decry the National Guard deployment to the U.S.-Mexico border as political theater, but supporters say they are a “godsend” for overburdened Border Patrol agents.
The withdrawal is related to employment of a nanny who was in the country illegally, three people familiar with the matter said. The State Department spokeswoman and former Fox News reporter had been tapped to succeed Nikki Haley at the United Nations.
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A German research group said it has “credibly substantiated” 336 uses of chemicals such as nerve agents and chlorine since 2012.
Even if Democrats beat President Trump when he vies for reelection next year, U.S. allies worry that the damage already done to transatlantic relations is irreparable.
Theodore McCarrick is believed to be the first cardinal — a title he held until sexual abuse allegations surfaced — laicized for sexual misconduct. But experts predict that many Catholics won’t see defrocking as sufficient justice.
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Companies are using wearable devices such as Fitbits to help employees get fit and save on health care, all while getting access to troves of personal data. But once that health and fitness data leaves an employee’s wrist, it enters a digital realm that critics say is loosely regulated.
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The spoof mirrored elements of the president’s actual press conference in which he declared a national emergency on the southern border.
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