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U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill

26 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion funding package to ease a migrant surge that has subjected children detained at U.S-Mexico border to overcrowded conditions. | Video

U.S. border agency acting head leaving amid child detentions outcry

25 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON The acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, John Sanders, is resigning and will leave his post on July 5, the agency said on Tuesday, a move that coincides with an outcry over the treatment of detained migrant children.

Trump's big show on July 4: patriotic speech or campaign rally?

19 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to transform a traditionally nonpartisan, national event into a political rally.

U.S. House Democrats to get more Mueller evidence, Trump calls witness 'sleazebag'

11 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wide-ranging probes of President Donald Trump, with the U.S. Justice Department agreeing to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia inquiry. | Video

Exclusive: Promising thousands of U.S. jobs, Foxconn offshored 155 to Mexico

05 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Foxconn has offshored more than 150 U.S. jobs to Mexico, according to the Labor Department, even as it struggles to meet job-creation targets promised as part of a massive new factory championed by President Donald Trump.

Exploding danger - U.S. marijuana oil labs pose deadly, destructive hazard

04 Jun 2019

SAN DIEGOOn the afternoon of May 5, college student John Nothdurft was watching TV at his suburban San Diego home when a series of explosions shook the house. Around the corner, on Sunny Meadow Street, flames billowed from a neighbour's garage. | Video

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment

30 May 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached. | Video

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official

17 May 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump.

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein says farewell; Senate set to confirm his replacement

09 May 2019

WASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, wrapped up his high-profile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department as his likely replacement moved closer to confirmation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday.

Mueller report justifies obstruction charges vs Trump - ex-U.S. Justice Department officials

07 May 2019

WASHINGTON Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller report's findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House.

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