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Mitch McConnell: 'The president deserves applause' on agreement with Mexico

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President Trump after Trump’s gambit to force Mexico to adopt stiffer immigration policies paid off....

Mitch McConnell: 'The president deserves applause' on agreement with Mexico

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Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tra...
2019-06-20 03:48

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswo...
2019-07-16 21:32

US and Mexico reach agreement to avoid tariffs, says US President Donald Trump President Donald Trump has said he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States....
2019-06-08 10:00

Mitch McConnell Is a Bad Husband The endless game of chasing down Republicans to ask them to condemn the racist president’s latest racist comments continues, with mixed results. (It doesn’t matter a lot what they say, but what they do, of course, and what they do is always support a...
2019-07-16 21:48

The Shifting Standards of Mitch McConnell Despite his blockade of an Obama Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, the Senate majority leader is now definitive that he would push a Trump nominee in 2020....
2019-05-29 22:48

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responders. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, isn’t buying Stewart’s tearful testimony before ...
2019-06-17 21:16

Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill to create a commission to study reparations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked his opinion on reparations today, and it should surprise no one that he doesn’t take t...
2019-06-19 00:16

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks...
2019-06-18 20:00

Mitch McConnell Has Always Been Unusually Open About His Playbook Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has always been straightforward about his playbook, and his admission earlier this week that he would fill a Supreme Court vacancy with a Trump nominee if it became open before the election is just the latest di...
2019-05-31 08:48

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $...
2019-05-22 17:16

Jon Stewart rips into Mitch McConnell over a bill to help 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart blasted Mitch McConnell during a special appearance on The Late Show about his lack of action for getting 9/11 first responders help.        ...
2019-06-18 18:32

Mitch McConnell Says He and Obama Are Both the ‘Descendants of Slave Owners’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to reparations. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday that he and former President Barack Obama have opp...
2019-07-10 05:48

Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a ‘Good Idea’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to reporters on the eve of a rare House hearing on what compen...
2019-06-19 06:48

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
2019-05-29 17:48

Mitch McConnell’s ancestors owned slaves: report Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who recently voiced opposition to reparations for the descendants of slaves, has slave owners in his Alabama family line — with two ancestors owning at least 14, according to a report. Two of his great-great-gr...
2019-07-09 21:32

Amy McGrath Announces Her Run for Mitch McConnell’s Senate Seat: ‘Somebody Needs to Stand Up to Him’ (WASHINGTON) — Amy McGrath, a Marine combat aviator who narrowly lost a House race to an incumbent Republican in Kentucky, has set her sights on an even more formidable target: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. McGrath, whose campaign ann...
2019-07-09 19:16

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
2019-06-14 05:48

House Passes Election Security Package, With an Eye on Mitch McConnell House Democrats are trying to push Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, to allow the consideration of election security bills in his own chamber....
2019-06-27 23:16

Pro net neutrality advocates take on US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Most Americans -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- want the return of net neutrality, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won't give the Save the Internet Act its day in the US Senate....
2019-06-11 22:16

New Election Security Bills Face a One-Man Roadblock: Mitch McConnell A raft of election-security legislation faces opposition from the Senate majority leader, but House Democrats are readying hearings and votes to raise the pressure....
2019-06-08 01:16

At Raucous Reparations Hearing, Ta-Nehisi Coates Takes Aim at Mitch McConnell Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that happened 150 years ago.”...
2019-06-19 19:48

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, t...
2019-06-12 00:48

Jon Stewart emerges on The Late Show to rip Mitch McConnell on behalf of 9/11 first responders Since his retirement from the late-night wars, you never know where Jon Stewart is going to pop up. Cow on the loose in Queens? Stewart to the rescue. Congress is dragging its feet on reauthorizing funding for ill 9/11 first responders? Hi Congress, ...
2019-06-18 17:00

Mitch McConnell promises to force Democrats on border vote next week Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he'll force Democrats to vote on President Donald Trump's $4.5 million request for emergency funding at the border to show where lawmakers stand on the issue....
2019-06-17 19:16

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longes...
2019-06-18 19:00

Mitch McConnell takes victory lap over judiciary wins at anti-abortion gala Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted at a prominent anti-abortion gala that he had helped confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh despite Democratic and outside opposition, a move he viewed as one of many victories he secured for advo...
2019-06-04 06:16

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
2019-07-09 22:16

Mitch McConnell says he would fill Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 after he refused to do it in 2016 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would seek to confirm a Supreme Court justice if a vacancy opened next year despite vowing during President Barack Obama's presidency to block any election year appointments....
2019-05-29 18:00

Mitch McConnell tells audience he would fill Supreme Court seat in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he’d work to fill a Supreme Court seat if one came up during the 2020 presidential election — even after not filling a seat during the Obama administration in 2016. McConnell made the statement...
2019-05-29 08:32

Behar fires crude insult at Mitch McConnell after he expressed opposition to Trump tariffs Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., was finally standing up to the president because tariffs would affect his own pocketbook, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 21:32

Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing about H.R. 40, a proposal from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) that would authorize a national apology and study reparat...
2019-06-20 14:16

'Designated Survivor' showrunner calls Mitch McConnell 'as bad as ISIS,' slams Stephen Miller “Designated Survivor” showrunner Neal Baer shared his thoughts on the political spectrum following of the show’s return by bashing both Stephen Miller and Mitch McConnell....
2019-06-11 21:16

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to ...
2019-06-19 07:32

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."        ...
2019-06-18 16:32

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "make the first order" if they were on sale again. ...
2019-07-03 05:00

Deadspin A Scout’s Honor | The Slot Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks an Deadspin A Scout’s Honor | The Slot Adam Scott and Mitch McConnell Are in a Fight Involving Parks and Recreation GIFs and the Confederate Flag | Splinter Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump’s Tweets | The Grapevine If ...
2019-06-28 11:16

‘I’ll make the first order’: Mitch McConnell urges Nike to reverse cancellation of Betsy Ross shoes The Senate majority leader said the decision by the company was problematic because it reflects “a political environment where the American flag has become controversial.”...
2019-07-03 14:16

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
2019-07-17 01:16

‘Oh, We’d Fill It.’ Mitch McConnell Says He’d Fill a Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he would work with President Donald Trump to fill a Supreme Court vacancy should one arise during next year’s presidential election, CNN reports. The comments marked a reversal from his p...
2019-05-29 10:16

'Big Little Lies' star Adam Scott slams Mitch McConnell for using his image, sparking feud Adam Scott took to Twitter Wednesday after discovering that Mitch McConnell's official account tweeted his image.        ...
2019-06-27 19:00

No agreement reached to stave off Mexico tariffs After two days of talks between U.S. officials and Mexico, there is no agreement between the two sides to stave off 5 percent tariffs that are expected to begin Monday. (June 6)        ...
2019-06-07 07:00

Trump's 'secret' agreement with Mexico revealed President Trump teased the media this week when he dangled a one-page document he said contained a "secret" deal with Mexico in front of journalists. Now that document has been released in full....
2019-06-15 03:00

Agreement reached to hold off Mexico tariffs President Trump tweeted Friday he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. The Mexican Ambassador to the US said on Friday that the two countries will work together. (June 7)        ...
2019-06-10 18:32

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language and urging everyone to cool down and observe a “bet...
2019-07-17 00:48

Mexico first to ratify new North American trade agreement Mexico has become the first country to ratify the new trilateral trade deal pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement....
2019-06-20 22:48

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But the...
2019-06-08 08:16

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-04 23:01

US, Mexico sign agreement to slow immigration, avoid tariffs President Donald Trump had threatened tariffs on all Mexican imports unless Mexico acted to slow illegal migration into the US. A new deal means they have avoided the threat, he announced....
2019-06-08 07:16

Trump Suspends New Tariffs After US, Mexico Reach Agreement On Migration The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement on migration, President Donald Trump announced late Friday, with the punishing tariffs he had been threatening "indefinitely suspended."...
2019-06-08 06:16

The Latest: McConnell hopes tariffs on Mexico don’t kick in WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 3 p.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he hopes President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico are avoided, saying Republicans ar...
2019-06-04 21:32

| Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement on migration and tariffs 'indefinitely suspended' US President Donald Trump has said that Washington had reached an agreement with Mexico on migration, and that the punishing tariffs he had been threatening were "indefinitely suspended"....
2019-06-08 13:16

U.S. reaches agreement with Mexico, urges China to resume trade talks The Trump administration began slapping tariffs on imports of Chinese goods nearly a year ago, accusing Beijing of using predatory means to lend Chinese companies an edge in advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and electric...
2019-06-08 14:16

McConnell willing to vote on new Dem president’s Supreme Court nominee Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is willing to consider a Democratic president’s Supreme Court nominee in 2021 if President Donald Trump loses reelection, calling it “politically unsustainable” to extend his blockade into the opening days of a ...
2019-06-28 02:00

Trump Waves Around Piece of Paper as Proof of Super-Secret Agreement With Mexico President Donald Trump continued to insist on Tuesday that his administration had signed a super-secret agreement with Mexico, going so far as to wave around a folded up piece of paper as proof that the deal definitely exists....
2019-06-11 23:48

DHS acting chief predicts up to 25 percent drop in border crossings after new Mexico agreement The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security on Friday told reporters he expects the number of migrants apprehended at the border will be lower by approximately 25 percent in June than in previous months after Mexico has increased its enfor...
2019-06-29 02:32

Mexico releases full text of migration agreement that Trump inadvertently flashed to cameras Mexico on Friday released a copy of a supplementary agreement to stop migrant flows into the U.S. -- days after Trump inadvertently flashed parts of the deal to cameras....
2019-06-16 03:00

McConnell softens his tariff criticisms: 'You have to give the president credit — it worked' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell eased up on his criticism of President Donald Trump's threat to impose steep tariffs on imported goods from Mexico, saying Tuesday the president deserved applause for the way his brinkmanship worked out.McConnel...
2019-06-11 18:32

Hold the Applause for a Rate Cut When the Federal Reserve cuts rates, it is usually because something bad is happening. Investors, in their joy over the prospect of Fed easing, may have lost sight of that....
2019-06-09 18:16

The US World Cup team is loudly, proudly claiming the applause women deserve | Arwa Mahdawi Celebrating yourself in a world which tells you you’re worth less than men is an act of resistance – and it’s angering insecure menSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-07-13 14:48

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don’t appear to be a priority for his administration...
2019-06-03 23:16

Mexico president: won't react desperately to Trump threat Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico won't respond to U.S. President Donald Trump's threat of coercive tariffs with desperation, but instead will push for dialogue....
2019-05-31 17:00

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his administration....
2019-06-04 01:32

Mexico could beat U.S. in trade war, but would be a 'pyrrhic' victory: president Mexico could win a trade war with the United States but it is a war Mexico doesn't want because it would take too heavy a toll, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday....
2019-06-18 03:48

Mexico's Leftist President Emerges as Unlikely Friend to Big Banks Andrés Manuel López Obrador believes a greater reliance on banks will lead to a reduction in Mexicans’ dependence on untraceable cash transactions, while expanded access to the financial system could give poorer Mexicans a boost by bringing more work...
2019-05-21 14:32

Mexico president: won’t react desperately to Trump threat FILE- In this April 9, 2019, file photo, trucks wait to cross the border with the U.S. in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. In a surprise announcement that could compromise a major trade deal, President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is slapping a 5% t...
2019-05-31 17:16

President Trump Says Tariffs on Mexico Suspended Indefinitely WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the...
2019-06-08 19:16

UPDATE 2-Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
2019-06-27 18:48

Mexico president mixes left, conservative policy in 1st year Andrés Manuel López Obrador is marking the anniversary of winning Mexico’s presidency, amid an administration that mixes left, conservative policy in 1st year...
2019-07-02 02:48

UPDATE 3-Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
2019-06-28 02:16

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally disciplined....
2019-07-10 02:16

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico but acknowledged there are no concrete benchmarks being set to assess whether the U.S...
2019-06-02 22:48

President Trump Still Floats Tariff Threat Over Mexico Despite Deal (STERLING, Va.) — 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 th...
2019-06-10 21:48

President Trump Says Mexico Must Make a ‘Lot of Progress’ to Stop 5% Tariff (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a “lot of progress” must be made to halt the import t...
2019-06-06 17:00

President Trump Wants Asylum Seekers to Stay in Mexico. Here’s How That Would Work Central Americans seeking asylum in the United States could soon spend months or even years in Mexico waiting for their cases to be heard, but they will not yet be required to seek asylum there first. President Donald Trump has pushed for a so-called...
2019-06-11 02:00

Mexico's president says big bank loan shows confidence in Pemex An $8 billion syndicated loan to Mexico's national oil company Pemex is a sign of confidence by more than 20 banks involved in the operation, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday, after a recent credit downgrade for the firm....
2019-06-29 09:48

Mexico minister who resigned had differences with chief of staff -president Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that former Finance Minister Carlos Urzua, who resigned on Tuesday, had differences with the president's chief of staff and businessman Alfonso Romo, among other issues....
2019-07-10 17:32

'America First is a fallacy,' Mexico's president responds to Trump tariff "America First is a fallacy," Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told U.S. President Donald Trump in a letter on Thursday, responding to a White House announcement it was imposing a blanket 5% tariff on all goods from Mexico from June 10....
2019-05-31 07:32

UPDATE 2-Mexico's president says big bank loan shows confidence in Pemex An $8 billion syndicated loan to Mexico's national oil company Pemex is a sign of confidence by more than 20 banks involved in the operation, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday, after a recent credit downgrade for the firm....
2019-06-29 07:00

Mexico plans cutbacks to president's flagship 'Mayan Train' project Mexico will shorten the 1,525-km (948-mile) route for a proposed "Mayan Train" designed to link tourist hot spots and spur development on the Yucatan Peninsula, an official said on Tuesday, in a move aimed at saving about $287 million in costs....
2019-06-18 23:32

Crowds Turn Out to Cheer Mexico's President---And the Deal He Struck With Trump Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador made a passionate plea for unity and vowed to comply with the terms of the agreement assumed by his government to contain a surge of Central American migrants seeking to enter the U.S....
2019-06-09 17:48

UPDATE 1-Mexico president's Pemex sting threatens to engulf former government The impact of a first major anti-corruption drive by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spread deep into the political class on Wednesday as the probe threatened to involve top officials in the last government, including the president....
2019-05-29 19:16

Mexican president expecting ‘good results’ on immigration from US-Mexico talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday that he expects “good results” from upcoming talks in Washington and suggested he is open to reinforcing efforts to stem illegal immigration, according to reports....
2019-06-02 17:00

Mexico Finance Minister Resigns After Clashes With President; Peso Falls The departure deepens doubts among investors over economic policy under leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and whether he will maintain the country’s hard-fought fiscal stability....
2019-07-10 01:16

Thom Tillis: President Trump’s Mexico tariff threat is the right decision President Trump has to use every device at his disposal -- including tariffs -- when it comes to the immigration crisis on the southern border, Senate Judiciary Committee member Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said Tuesday....
2019-06-04 23:16

BJP Lawmaker Hans Raj Hans' Poetic Performance Wins Opposition Applause Helping one side score a few points over another, poetry and couplets have long been a tradition in parliamentary discussions. On Wednesday, a recitation by a lawmaker from the ruling party, however,......
2019-07-03 14:16

Mexico's President seeks truce in legal process in dispute with pipeline firms Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he was asking for a "truce" in the legal proceedings with natural gas pipeline companies to seek an agreement to an ongoing dispute....
2019-07-03 15:32

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop hi...
2019-06-05 10:32

UPDATE 1-Mexico's president bashes ratings agencies downgrade of Pemex debt to 'junk' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday lashed out against credit rating agency Fitch's downgrade of Mexican oil firm Pemex's bonds to "junk" status, as investors fret over the possibility that Moody's will soon follow suit....
2019-06-07 19:32

Mexico elections: Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is new president after landslide victory Lefttist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has stormed to victory in Mexico's presidential election in what has been dubbed a "historic day" for the country....
2019-07-01 23:32

President Trump: 'Progress' but no breakthrough with Mexico as tariff deadline looms The Trump administration will hold a second round of negotiations with Mexico on Thursday over President Trump's threatened tariffs.        ...
2019-06-06 07:16

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
2019-06-06 00:32

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old...
2019-06-29 18:00

What Other Classic Car Deserves a Full Reproduction? Earlier today, we told y’all about how two British companies are teaming up to reproduce a Mk II Ford Escort the way it should be—rally-ready and relatively affordable. And it got us thinking here at Jalopnik: which cars do you think most deserve a r...
2019-06-13 03:48

Djokovic deserves more respect, says Becker "Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has sa...
2019-07-15 17:48

This Is Why Mitsubishi Deserves a Better Off-Road Reputation The Mitsubishi Montero suffers from also-ran syndrome in the United States; it doesn’t enjoy the level of nostalgic love people have for the Ford Bronco or Toyota Land Cruiser. But Mitsubishi’s SUV basically dominated the Dakar Rally, arguably the to...
2019-06-06 19:00

Duncan Hunter Gets the Warm Welcome He Deserves California Congressman Duncan Hunter—he of alleged wife-cheating, fund-misusing, and war crimes-apologizing infamy—had his day in court today, which featured a perp walk for the ages....
2019-07-09 00:48

Hey, haters — Ed Sheeran deserves your respect For all of his success — including three multiplatinum albums, seven Top 10 singles and four Grammys since his 2011 debut — Ed Sheeran has shaped up to be the Rodney Dangerfield of today’s pop. Dude can’t get any respect. As much as you may secretly ...
2019-07-12 04:00

Why Froome will never earn the respect he deserves "Chris Froome looks set to be upgraded in the 2011 Vuelta, taking him to seven Grand Tour titles. So where is the acclaim for one of Britain’s greatest ever sportsmen, asks Ben Snowball."...
2019-06-15 12:32

AOC Gives 2020 Troll the Contemptuous Response He Deserves Former Maryland congressman John Delaney, a man so obscure I couldn’t use his name in the headline, is running for president on a bold platform of “nothing good is possible.” For some reason, he hasn’t gained much traction, so he’s turned to trolling...
2019-06-04 20:16

Kyle Lowry Deserves No Slander This Time Just to get this out of the way: Draymond Green got his fingers on the ball. The one body who guards two bodies like perhaps no other player in NBA history did it all over again. Green denied Marc Gasol the ball by fronting, then scooted out to poke ...
2019-06-11 23:01

Opinion: New Porsche 718 GT4 receives the engine it deserves Naturally aspirated, 911-derived flat-six is good news for eco-warriors and thrill-seekers alike Much of the new Cayman GT4’s mechanical make-up seems familiar. The last-generation version had a Porsche GT department suspension overhaul and an aero ...
2019-06-18 13:00

Yankees’ Manny Machado pass deserves only cheers His mood brightened the most, late Monday afternoon, when Manny Machado received a question about Yankee Stadium’s legendarily generous right-field porch. “I think everyone knows Yankee Stadium, how short right field is,” the Padres’ $300 million man...
2019-05-28 03:16

Lewis Paulin deserves another shot at Ryan Walsh Split vote saves Ryan Walsh’s title. Simon Euan Smith reports from ringside The post Lewis Paulin deserves another shot at Ryan Walsh appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-02 13:48

20 MMA thoughts, including why Jones-Santos deserves more praise Thiago Santos gave Jon Jones a much tougher test than most people had expected on Saturday. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the UFC 239 main event and more, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
2019-07-08 17:32

UK's May hasn't got credit she deserves on Brexit deal: Trump British Prime Minister Theresa May probably has not got the credit she deserved for negotiating a Brexit deal with the European Union, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, after May joked about Trump's advice on the topic....
2019-06-04 19:48

Gloria glory: No city deserves a Stanley Cup more than St. Louis SportsPulse: The St. Louis Blues have made history in winning their first ever Stanley Cup. As Kevin Allen puts it, no city in America deserves it more.       ...
2019-06-13 05:16

Ground Zero responder: Luis Alvarez deserves a key to the city A Ground Zero worker on Monday called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to honor the late Luis Alvarez with a key to the city for his emotional plea on Capitol Hill to replenish the fund for 9/11 victims. “In 2015, when we got (the September 11th Victim ...
2019-07-01 22:48

Quacks of Quedlinburg deserves its “Board Game of the Year” win Enlarge / Let's brew some potions! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Who knew that being a snake-oil salesman was so much fun? Last summer...
2019-05-21 16:32

Lee Bowyer deserves more credit than most for Charlton Athletic's turnaround On the subject of returning to a former club as manager, who could have predicted Lee Bowyer would do quite so well at Charlton Athletic? As a player, he always had a reputation as a bit of a rebel, something of a tearaway....
2019-05-26 14:16

16-bit recreation of the final battle in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ deserves to be watched For those of you keen on checking out the re-release of Avengers: Endgame when it hits theaters in just a few days — when it will bring several minutes of surprises tacked on to the end of the movie, in a bid to potentially break Avatar’s...
2019-06-21 12:48

Stupid, absurd, joyous: Detroiters deserves to be your new sitcom obsession Anyone besotted with Netflix’s I Think You Should Leave should check out its star’s previous series: a gloriously dumb comedy featuring skeleton gags and a defecating carI Think You Should Leave With Tim Robinson is one of the greatest television pro...
2019-06-28 03:48

Opinion: Nothing against Sweden, but World Cup final deserves a fresher matchup Sweden and the Netherlands play Wednesday to determine the USWNT's opponent in Sunday’s World Cup final. Who to root for should be obvious.       ...
2019-07-03 10:16

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Rand Paul: Ilhan Omar deserves 'rebuke over trying to say we have a rotten country’ Sen. Rand Paul has joined in the criticism of Somalia-born House Rep. Ilhan Omar, and said that she deserves to be rebuked for criticizing the United States, which took her in as a refugee in 1992....
2019-07-16 18:32

Teen accused of rape deserves leniency because of his 'good family', judge says Boy, 16, allegedly raped girl while recording incident on phoneNew Jersey judge praised suspect’s ‘very high’ academic scoresA judge suggested that a teenage boy accused of raping a drunk girl at a party should be treated leniently because he came fr...
2019-07-03 21:16

Cadidate event proved Safari deserves 2020 return, says WRC Promoter WRC Promoter managing director Oliver Ciesla says the Kenyan Motor Sports Federation's 2019 Safari Rally was worthy of the event's return to the World Rally Championship for '20...
2019-07-10 09:32

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
2019-07-09 19:32

Seattle places OF Mitch Haniger on 10-day injured list ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have placed outfielder Mitch Haniger on the 10-day injured list and selected right-handed pitcher Tayler Scott from Triple-A Tacoma. Seattle announced the roster moves before opening a road trip against the...
2019-06-07 23:16

Mariners’ Mitch Haniger sidelined by testicular contusion Fans often envy the life of Major Leaguers, wishing they could enjoy all the things that being a professional baseball player has to offer. However, few will want to swap places with Mariners’ Mitch Haniger. The 28-year-old center-fielder was placed ...
2019-06-08 14:32

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, acc...
2019-07-09 14:16

Andy Murray deserves chance to retire from tennis on a high, says Kyle Edmund Kyle Edmund has said he is delighted Andy Murray is returning to competitive tennis on Thursday at Queen's, saying the former world number one "deserves to go out playing."...
2019-06-20 01:01

Transparent's musical series finale gives Judith Light the showcase she deserves in first teaser Maura Pfefferman is dead. Long live Judith Light! That’s definitely the vibe in the first teaser trailer for Transparent’s musical series finale—an odd choice, to be sure, but not all that surprising given the trajectory of Light’s Shelly Pfefferman,...
2019-06-06 00:16

Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger suffers ruptured testicle Seattle's Haniger foul-tipped a pitch from Justin Verlander and the ball deflected straight into his groin.       ...
2019-06-08 14:32

Arie and Lauren Luyendyk's Baby Girl Deserves a Rose After Making Adorable First Impression Welcome to the joys of fatherhood, Arie Luyendyk Jr. Earlier this week, The Bachelor star and his wife Lauren Luyendyk welcomed their baby girl into the world. Soon after, the couple......
2019-06-01 14:00

Pence slams CNN for 'dishonest' coverage of detention center visit; says America 'deserves the full story' Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network's "dishonest" coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center in Texas....
2019-07-13 13:48

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 202...
2019-06-20 06:48

Splinter This Can’t Possibly Still Be Happening | The Root Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch Mc Splinter This Can’t Possibly Still Be Happening | The Root Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List | Deadspin The NHL Awards Were Worth It Just For One Burn On Th...
2019-06-20 21:16

Family of murdered Marine says Green Beret who killed suspected Taliban bomb-maker deserves Trump pardon The family of a Marine killed by a bomb in Afghanistan believes the former Green Beret facing trial for killing the suspected bomb-maker is a "hero" who deserves a pardon from President Trump....
2019-05-24 07:48

U.S.-Mexico migration deal boosts USMCA approval drive-Mexico official The deal over migration struck on Friday between Mexico and the United States has given a boost to the process of ratifying a new North American trade deal known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), a senior Mexican official said....
2019-06-08 07:48

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. stock futures, Mexico peso gain on U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. stock futures jumped on Monday after a migration deal between the United States and Mexico late last week to avert a tariff war added to a weak U.S. job data which cemented expectations of Federal Reserve rate cuts....
2019-06-10 07:00

Trump says U.S. and UK will reach agreement on Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States and Britain could work out any differences over China's Huawei, dismissing any suggestion that disagreement could threaten intelligence-sharing between the two close allies....
2019-06-04 19:48

The Latest: Trump says US, UK will have Huawei ‘agreement’ President Donald Trump says he sees “no limitations” on the future sharing of intelligence with the U.K. as the U.S. continues to press its longtime ally to ban Chinese company Huawei amid espionage and trade concerns...
2019-06-04 16:16

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants. The post Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measur...
2019-06-08 03:32

World Cup Soccer Player’s Enthusiastic Reunion with Her Son Deserves the Golden Ball for Reunion Videos If you’re the type of person who weeps over videos of soldiers surprising their kids or their parents, cries every time a baby sees a fan or their mom’s face for the first time, and wells up at all those heart-warming videos that go viral...
2019-06-28 04:16

MLB notebook: Keuchel, Yanks reportedly near agreement Free agent left-hander Dallas Keuchel is closing in on an agreement with the New York Yankees, MLB Network indicated Tuesday, with the St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros thought to be left in the wake of the American League East ...
2019-06-05 04:32

EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. With concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record, the agreement needs approval from the European Parliament....
2019-07-01 00:00

Report: Little chance of Clowney-Texans agreement While the deadline for franchise-tagged players to come to terms with NFL teams is still several days away, the chances of Jadeveon Clowney reaching an agreement with the Houston Texas are all but gone, according to the Houston Chronicle....
2019-07-10 12:16

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment....
2019-06-19 15:16

MIT and U.S. Air Force sign agreement to launch AI Accelerator MIT and the U.S. Air Force have signed an agreement to launch a new program designed to make fundamental advances in artificial intelligence that could improve Air Force operations while also addressing broader societal needs. The effort, known as...
2019-05-21 14:38

Zion sues to end agreement with marketing firm Zion Williamson is suing to enforce termination of an agreement he signed with Gina Ford and Prime Sports, maintaining the marketing company's deal was unlawful under North Carolina law....
2019-06-14 03:32

Schiff says Bill Barr no longer deserves 'attorney general' title: More of a 'personal attorney' for POTUS Attorney General William Barr has not left his post in the Trump administration but House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, says he should no longer carry that title....
2019-05-23 00:48

Teen accused of raping girl 'deserves leniency because he was from a good family', judge said A teen accused of raping a drunk girl and sharing a video of the assault with friends should be treated leniently because he comes from a "good family" and attended "an excellent school", a judge said....
2019-07-03 23:48

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa on Wednesday joined an international effort to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to democracy two months after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-13 01:16

CBOE and C2 in Discussions on Regulatory Services Agreement With FINRA CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) are in discussions with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on a potent...
2019-05-21 18:48

Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing? The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of ever coming true by others....
2019-07-09 13:01

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to the Middle Eastern nation....
2019-05-30 20:16

Spanish PM say EU divisions make agreement on top jobs hard Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Monday that divisions among the European Union's 28 national leaders made reaching agreement on who should next hold the bloc's top jobs difficult....
2019-07-01 15:48

Sudan protesters cancels marches in wake of agreement Sudan’s pro-democracy movement revised its protest schedule for the next week, after it reached a power-sharing deal with the ruling military council...
2019-07-06 18:48

Ericsson signs license agreement with Intellectual Ventures Ericsson expects a negative impact on operating income in segment Networks in the current quarter after it reached an agreement to end all patent infringement lawsuits with Intellectual Ventures, the Swedish company said on Monday....
2019-06-10 10:48

AP source: Mavs reach agreement with 7-3 center Marjanovic A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Mavericks and Boban Marjanovic have agreed on a contract that will likely make him their backup center       ...
2019-07-03 20:48

More fires, protests erupt after new Israel-Hamas agreement Israeli firefighters fought several new fires Friday, sparked by what the government believes are Hamas balloons carrying disguised explosive devices over the border....
2019-06-29 01:32

EU, South American Countries Reach Agreement on Trade The European Union and South America’s Mercosur customs union clinched a deal that forges a trade bloc of 780 million people after 20 years of contentious negotiations....
2019-06-29 02:32

Huawei inks agreement to establish Russian 5G network Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has signed a deal with Russian Internet and mobile provider MTS to develop 5G networks in Russia, the companies announced Thursday....
2019-06-06 21:00

EU works to save unraveling nuclear agreement with Iran European Union nations were throwing their diplomatic weight behind the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and tried to rescue the pact from collapsing under U.S. pressure...
2019-07-16 02:00

Renault and Nissan reach agreement on boardroom seats Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard and CEO Thierry Bollore will be given seats on key Nissan oversight committees, signaling an end to a dispute that has poisoned relations between the two automakers. Senard will also become Nissan's vice chairma...
2019-06-21 14:32

U.S., Australia reach C-17A plane cross-servicing agreement A cross-servicing agreement for C-17A Globemaster transport planes was announced on Friday between the U.S. Air Force and the Royal Australian Air Force....
2019-06-22 04:00

CFL, players ratify 3-year collective bargaining agreement TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Football League and its players have ratified a three-year collective bargaining agreement. The league and the CFL Players’ Association confirmed the deal in a joint press release Wednesday. The sides came to terms o...
2019-05-23 03:16

McConnell: I’m with Obama on reparations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday invoked an unlikely ally while defending his opposition to reparations for slavery: former President Barack Obama.When asked whether his views on reparations had changed in light of an NBC report that...
2019-07-10 00:16

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
2019-05-23 10:16

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
2019-06-13 01:32

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
2019-06-11 03:16

Missouri woman to spend life in prison after plea agreement A Missouri woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting that prosecutors had evidence to convict her of killing a mentally disabled man in what authorities believe was part of a complicated plot to divert attention from another hom...
2019-06-20 03:48

Coventry City announce groundshare agreement is in place for next season • Club says agreement is backup plan if Ricoh Arena deal fails• Birmingham’s St Andrew’s ground is one reported possibilityCoventry City have announced that they have reached a groundshare agreement for next season, in case they fail to agree a deal ...
2019-05-26 16:48

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people ...
2019-07-04 12:32

Pakistan Signs $918 Million Loan Agreement With World Bank Pakistan on Tuesday signed three loan agreements worth a total of USD 918 million with the World Bank, Prime Minister Imran Khan's adviser on finance has said as the cash-strapped country tries to......
2019-06-18 14:16

WRAPUP 1-U.S.-China trade agreement takes little pressure off Fed to cut rates An agreement by the United States and China to return to the negotiating table on trade is doing little to relieve pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates....
2019-07-01 15:48

Atletico reaches agreement with Real Madrid to sign Llorente MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid has reached an agreement with city rival Real Madrid to sign midfielder Marcos Llorente on a five-year deal. Atletico made the announcement on Thursday, saying the 24-year-old Llorente will undergo a medical examination....
2019-06-20 14:48

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world’s largest trading market of 1.2 billion people. The agreement that entered into force on Thursd...
2019-05-30 13:00

FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger -sources Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 23:32

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 million a plane, the lowest price tag in the long history of the most expensive weapons program ever....
2019-06-10 22:16

German government official: We're striving for agreement on EU top jobs by July 2 Berlin is striving for an agreement on who will take the European Union's top jobs by July 2 - when the new European Parliament convenes - in the hope of avoiding an institutional crisis, a German government official said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 17:16

CBOE Enters into Agreement with MSCI Inc. to List Index Options CHICAGO, IL, December 10, 2014 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with MSCI Inc., a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, to offer options trading on several ...
2019-05-21 18:48

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
2019-07-16 04:32

Lee Bowyer set to leave Charlton after failing to reach contract agreement • Roland Duchâtelet claims offer is more than current deal• Bowyer led Addicks to Championship in first seasonLee Bowyer is set to leave Charlton at the expiry of his contract this month, having failed to agree terms on an extension at the Valley jus...
2019-06-17 21:32

Renault confident to reach an agreement with Nissan on board committees The chairman of French car maker Renault said he was confident of reaching an agreement with partner Nissan on the composition of the Japanese company's main board committees....
2019-06-12 19:16

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business practices, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-02 06:32

DOJ and T-Mobile reportedly reach "rough agreement" on merger with Sprint Approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) is one of three remaining roadblocks preventing T-Mobile and Sprint from closing on their $26.5 billion merger that was first announced on April 29th, 2018. According to a report from CNBC, the DOJ has r...
2019-07-02 22:48

McConnell: Allegations against Epstein horrendous Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the sex trafficking accusations against billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein "horrendous," but said he is deferring to President Trump regarding Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's handling of the case. (...
2019-07-09 23:16

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
2019-07-17 17:32

McConnell to allow vote on Iran war authorization Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will allow a vote that could block use of military force against Iran without congressional approval....
2019-06-27 20:32

Michael Bennet after shooting: McConnell must act Following a deadly shooting in Virginia Beach, Sen. Michael Bennet renewed calls for national background checks — but expressed doubt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would allow such legislation to go anywhere in the Senate."We should pass th...
2019-06-02 19:32

McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on four congresswomen Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Donald Trump is "on to something" with his inflammatory attacks against four congresswomen, attempting to frame the president's racist rhetoric as rooted in ideological differences between the...
2019-07-18 21:48

Pascua Yaqui Tribe and City of Tucson discuss Intergovernmental Agreement TUCSON – Eight years ago, a movie theater once stood near Interstate-10 and Grant. Now, it is an abandoned building which belongs to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. They bought the land when the theater closed down in 2011, and now the tribe wants to p...
2019-07-09 06:00

Sudan's military scraps agreement with the opposition, calls for elections within nine months Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) will cancel all previous agreements with the main opposition coalition, the council head said in a televised statement, following deadly violence in the capital Khartoum after security forces moved to dispe...
2019-06-04 03:16

Sudan military council, opposition reach power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and a coalition of opposition and protest groups reached an agreement to share power during a transition period leading to elections, setting off street celebrations by thousands of people....
2019-07-05 05:48

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 13:16

CBOE Holdings And S&P Dow Jones Indices Extend Licensing Agreement Through 2033 CHICAGO, NEW YORK and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) and S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that they have finalized an amendment to their license agreement that extends Chicago Board Options Ex...
2019-05-22 03:01

Sudan's ruling military, opposition sign power-sharing agreement Sudan's ruling military council and pro-democracy opposition have signed a power-sharing agreement after months of debate over the formation of a transitional government and violent protests....
2019-07-17 17:48

Sudan's main opposition coalition says agreed to mediator draft agreement Sudan's main opposition coalition said on Saturday it had received a draft agreement from the Ethiopian mediator and had agreed to all of its points defining the country's governmental structure for the transitional period....
2019-06-23 03:16

Sask., Whitecap Dakota First Nation sign environmental regulation agreement A historic environmental regulation agreement, the first of its kind in Canada, signed between the Saskatchewan government and Whitecap Dakota First Nation....
2019-05-29 05:48

Agreement which gave bonuses to workers impacted by Phoenix pay system expires The incentives included a payment of $4,000 to compensation advisers, the pay-centre employees tasked to stabilize Phoenix, as well as double-time compensation for overtime....
2019-07-04 13:32

Justice Dept. Tells Mueller Deputies Not to Testify, Scrambling an Agreement The department’s intervention raises the prospect that a deal lawmakers thought they had struck last month for testimony from Robert Mueller and two prosecutors could still unravel....
2019-07-10 07:00

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
2019-06-11 14:16

UPDATE 1-FCA, France reach tentative agreement on Renault merger -sources Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has reached a tentative agreement with France on the terms of its proposed merger with Renault, two sources told Reuters, as the French carmaker's board met to consider the bid late on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 23:32

UN chief warns of ‘grave climate emergency,’ says Paris Agreement goals not enough He lauded the Paris climate accord, but says even if its promises are fully met, the world still faces what he describes as a catastrophic three-degree temperature rise by the end of the century....
2019-07-01 03:32

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
2019-06-06 02:00

Former UA standout TJ McConnell signs with Indiana Pacers PHILADELPHIA – Former 76ers guard and a standout for the University of Arizona basketball team TJ McConnell has signed a two-year deal with the Indiana Pacers for $7 million. We’ll have more on New 4 Tucson at 6 and 10 p.m....
2019-07-04 07:48

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the Unit...
2019-06-06 00:48

McConnell On Reparations For Slavery: Not A ‘Good Idea’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is against reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican told reporters at his weekly news conference on Tuesday that “No, I don’...
2019-06-18 22:16

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a &#...
2019-05-30 10:48

McConnell Is Fine With Trump's Unhinged Racism Less that 24 hours after President Donald Trump smirked his way through his raucous crowd chanting “send her back” amid his ongoing racist attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared on Fox Business to insist that ever...
2019-07-18 18:16

Stewart dares McConnell to meet 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart fired back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Monday, explaining why he’s so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders — and challenging the Senate majority leader to meet with the ailing heroes on Tue...
2019-06-18 08:32

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respon...
2019-06-18 16:16

McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders after Jon Stewart’s rips Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to meet with 9/11 first responders this week about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, an advocate told The Post on Sunday. John Feal, a Ground Zero recovery worker and founder ...
2019-06-24 05:32

Jon Stewart rips McConnell over no compassion for 9/11 responders Jon Stewart ripped Mitch McConnell on Sunday, saying the Senate Majority Leader has never acted with compassion when it comes to securing health-care funding for 9/11 first-responders. Fresh off his blistering testimony in front of a House panel, the...
2019-06-17 01:48

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
2019-06-30 21:16

Laura Ingraham's Reaction to Guest's Mega-Racist Rant Is Cheerful Agreement Casual racism is a common feature of Laura Ingraham’s programming, but in a segment on her podcast released yesterday, she said she gets “enraged” after her guest notes that Mexican immigrants often live in the same communities, fly Mexican flags, a...
2019-05-22 20:32

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
2019-07-03 04:32

Puerto Rico oversight board enters agreement to address debt claims Puerto Rico’s federally created financial oversight board said on Sunday it has entered into an agreement with bondholders to provide "a framework for a plan of adjustment" to address $35 billion of claims against the bankrupt U.S. territory....
2019-06-17 20:48

White House won’t sign international agreement against online extremism over First Amendment concerns The White House announced Wednesday that free speech concerns would keep the administration from signing onto an international agreement to counteract online extremism....
2019-05-21 15:16

More abuse cases at Hacienda Healthcare uncovered amid Medicaid agreement termination PHOENIX (KPNX) – Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix posted its only perfect inspection back in April, one day before it was given a state license. A few months later, the facility where a woman with severe intellectual disabilities gave birth in De...
2019-06-21 08:16

Paper Round: Juventus reach agreement for Sarri, Emery gives Ozil hope "Juventus have reached an agreement with Chelsea for manager Maurizio Sarri whilst Unai Emery has given Mesut Ozil hope. It’s Friday’s Paper Round..."...
2019-06-14 12:16

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days many a small business may be thinking about hiring a social media influencer to help create buzz abou...
2019-05-21 16:00

VW, Ford Reach Outline Agreement To Share Electric, Autonomous Tech - Report Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commerical vehicles....
2019-07-08 17:00

Mexican foreign secretary denies Trump’s claim of secret concessions in agreement Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what’s in it....
2019-06-11 10:16

Opinion: List of issues for NFL's next collective bargaining agreement overshadowed by one thing There's two years left on the NFL's current collective bargaining agreement, but the next deal hinges on several issues. But money towers over it all.        ...
2019-05-26 03:16

McConnell says he was ‘thrilled’ to be frequently mentioned at Democratic debate The 2020 candidates struggled to answer the question of how they would deal with the top Republican if they were president and McConnell remained Senate majority leader....
2019-06-28 02:01

Senate leader McConnell says no chance of U.S. default on debt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined on Tuesday to predict when the U.S. Congress would act to approve a new U.S. debt ceiling, but said he saw no chance of default on debt payments....
2019-07-10 02:32

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
2019-06-17 18:16

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensat...
2019-06-17 19:00

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce opposition to confirming a justice in the last yea...
2019-05-29 07:48

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department because of his marriage to the agency's secretary, Elaine Chao. “I was complaining to her just last ...
2019-06-12 01:16

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
2019-06-18 04:16

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with 9/11 first responders to talk about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund...
2019-06-27 23:32

McConnell opposes efforts to revive pay raise for lawmakers WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won’t go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders to have lawmakers receive their first cost-of-living pay increase in a decade. McConnell said in a st...
2019-06-20 18:32

McConnell challenger says she would have confirmed Kavanaugh, quickly backtracks  A Democrat who is hoping to challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for his Kentucky seat said Wednesday that she would have likely voted to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh — but then later retracted the statement. Amy M...
2019-07-11 04:32

Tlaib to Pelosi: 'Focus' on McConnell instead of bashing progressives Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-MIch., had a message for Nancy Pelosi, after the House Speaker dismissed her and other progressives in a recent New York Times interview: go after Mitch McConnell instead....
2019-07-07 20:16

McConnell challenger raises record $2.5M in first 24 hours of campaign The Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for his coveted seat had an impressive few hours in the first day of her campaign. Amy McGrath’s campaign raised $2.5 million in the 24 hours following its launch, campaign...
2019-07-10 22:01

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
2019-07-16 22:32

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a Democratic president....
2019-05-29 10:32

McConnell: ‘We’d fill’ any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says that if a vacancy occurs on the Supreme Court during next year’s election cycle the chamber would likely confirm a GOP nominee selected by President Donald Trump. In an appearance in ...
2019-05-29 15:48

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate major...
2019-06-14 05:48

CBOE and Gemini Enter Into Exclusive Global License Agreement to Use Bitcoin Market Data CHICAGO - August 2, 2017 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) and Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini) today announced an agreement that provides Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE) and its affiliates with an exclusive glob...
2019-05-21 16:00

Volkswagen, Ford reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech: source Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commercial vehicles, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
2019-07-05 21:32

EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for a summit in Brussels....
2019-06-21 09:00

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday she would challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel...
2019-07-09 22:32

Jeffries calls McConnell 'shameless' for saying he'd confirm a justice in 2020 House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries ripped into Mitch McConnell after the Senate majority leader said he would fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court if a seat were to open up during next year’s presidential election.Democrats have expresse...
2019-05-29 18:16

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday....
2019-06-19 00:48

McConnell says he’d confirm Supreme Court justice in election year WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — If a Supreme Court vacancy emerges next year, Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Tuesday that he would fill it. The comment, however, diverges from his decision in 2016 to not consider President Barack Obama’s S...
2019-05-29 21:32

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the United States and Iran....
2019-06-18 23:48

McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking at a luncheon on Tuesday, made clear what would happen if a Supreme Court vacancy should materialize in the midst of the 2020 election season: "Oh, we'd fill it,"...
2019-05-29 04:00

Democrats slam McConnell for delay on domestic violence bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated Democrats are ramping up their rhetoric as they pressure the Senate’s Republican leader to allow a vote on a bill that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence. At a news conference on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Sp...
2019-05-23 03:16

Trudeau plans USMCA meetings with Pelosi, McConnell this week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with the top-ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate during a trip to Washington this week to get a read on prospects for bringing the new North American trade deal up for a vote in Congress.T...
2019-06-18 00:48

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to oust entrenched Republicans....
2019-07-10 08:16

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell sa...
2019-06-20 17:48

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million ...
2019-06-10 12:16

NBC putting 'both thumbs on the scale' for McConnell's 2020 challenger, critic says NBC is facing fierce criticism over a newly-released report on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and its coverage of his 2020 Democratic opponent Amy McGrath, who officially launched her Senate candidacy Tuesday morning, saying that the l...
2019-07-11 04:32

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
2019-06-18 09:16

CBOE SEALS EXCLUSIVE AGREEMENT WITH 3D MARKETS FOR BENCHMARK-PRICED TRADES WITH "GWAP" OPTIONS PRICING CHICAGO, May 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, today announced it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with 3D Markets Inc., a block options crossing n...
2019-05-23 02:16

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
2019-05-30 02:32

Mine ban agreement ‘has saved countless lives’, but ‘accelerated efforts’ needed to end scourge for good: Guterres Although a landmark convention banning Anti-Personnel Mines has saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are needed to ensure that they are removed from the face of the earth forever, the UN chief said on Thursd...
2019-05-21 15:00

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a re...
2019-07-11 07:48

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
2019-07-05 02:32

DOT's Chao on her 'American Dream,' McConnell's 'graveyard,' new Fallen Journalists Memorial Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao opened up about her Chinese parents and early life as an immigrant child in the United States in speaking to the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference and strategy briefing....
2019-07-09 03:32

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — now that the House of Representatives has approved the measure. “We ha...
2019-07-15 20:00

McConnell confirms he would help Trump fill another Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Mitch McConnell held up Garland’s nomination in 2016, saying then that “the American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice.”...
2019-05-29 11:16

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclear activities and address its ballistic missile program....
2019-07-16 21:32

Democrats slam McConnell's stance on election-year Supreme Court opening Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for promising to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one occurs during the 2020 presidential election year, after he refused to do so in 2016 because of that year'...
2019-05-30 00:16

Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance, despite refusing to do so when Barack Obama was president during the last presiden...
2019-05-29 19:16

Facing ‘Grim Reaper’ McConnell, Democrats experience a role reversal from eight years ago House Democrats press legislation doomed to fail in the ‘virtual graveyard’ of the Senate, much like Republicans did during divided government in 2011....
2019-06-01 18:32

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing the border crisis. ...
2019-06-17 18:48

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the debt ceiling....
2019-05-22 01:16

CNN's Chris Cuomo blasts McConnell over Supreme Court comment, tries to encourage viewers to vote him out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo closed his show on Tuesday night slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his SCOTUS remarks, comparing him to a "fever rash" and suggested to his viewers he should be voted out of office. ...
2019-05-30 02:48

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as shining President Trump's shoes. ...
2019-05-24 04:32

McConnell dismisses report that his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, steered funds to Kentucky “You know, I was complaining to her just last night: 169 projects, and Kentucky got only five. I hope we’ll do a lot better next year,” McConnell told reporters Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:48

Ex-Clinton press secretary calls McConnell 'amoral' for saying he would fill vacant Supreme Court seat Former Bill Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “amoral” for stating that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance....
2019-05-29 19:16

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
2019-07-03 05:00

CBOE Futures Exchange And DRW Trading Group Complete Agreement To Create Stock Index Variance Futures CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) and DRW Trading Group have completed an agreement that will allow CFE to use DRW's patent-pending methodology to create variance futures that, for the first time, match the ...
2019-05-22 03:01

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
2019-06-18 00:16

McConnell says Trump 'is not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is "not a racist" after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens. (July ...
2019-07-17 01:16

At Least 21 Die as Bus and Truck Collide in Mexico A tour bus and a semi-trailer collided on a mountain road in the Mexican state of Veracruz, and the bus rolled over and caught fire, killing at least 21 people and injuring 30, officials said....
2019-05-30 10:16

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, they strain as they push wooden rafts lashed to huge inner tubes from one bank to the other, illegally...
2019-06-22 01:32

What is Mexico doing — and not doing — to keep migrants from crossing into U.S.? Tens of thousands of Central Americans, mostly from Guatemala and Honduras and mostly traveling with smugglers, still journey through Mexico each month....
2019-06-01 05:32

Trump Says Tariffs on Mexico Are Likely President Trump expects U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods to go into effect next week, despite talks to resolve a dispute over Central American migration....
2019-06-04 19:32

NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A broad area of low pressure over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has a 20% chance of developing into a cyclone, down from 40% earlier, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 23:32

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants President Donald Trump says he's imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States....
2019-06-01 05:48

Pence says encouraged that Mexico is willing to do more on immigration Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was encouraged that Mexican officials were willing to do more to curb migration flows to the United States but it was up to President Donald Trump to decide if they went far enough to avert threatened tar...
2019-06-07 00:32

Here's what the US wants from its border and tariff negotiations with Mexico Meetings between U.S. and Mexican officials were expected to continue at the White House at 2 p.m., an administration official told CNBC Thursday morning....
2019-06-06 19:16

3 myths about Mexico and migration, debunked US President Donald Trump says Mexico isn't doing enough to stop immigration. Mexico says it's been working to respond to a regional crisis. Here's a look at what's actually happening south of the US-Mexico border....
2019-06-05 15:48

Mexico beats US to lift 8th Gold Cup Mexico have won their record eighth Gold Cup by defeating the United States in the final. The loss for the US men came hours after the women's team lifted its second consecutive World Cup title....
2019-07-08 09:48

Mexico struggles to contain police uprising Angry about a proposed merger with the new National Guard that would cut their pay and benefits, federal police officers have threatened a nationwide strike....
2019-07-05 03:32

Oil down as US Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through over the weekend, while Chinese economic data dimmed the outlook for crude demand....
2019-07-16 06:00

Mexico and U.S. try new trade fix to win over Democrats: official Mexico is working closely with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to close a loophole in the new North American trade deal, aimed at satisfying demands of U.S. Democratic lawmakers for tougher labor and environmental provisions, a senior Mex...
2019-07-05 21:32

Mexico Warns of Retaliation for U.S. Tariffs Mexico is weighing its options to respond to the threat of U.S. tariffs on all of its exports, including possible retaliation, but would rather convince the Trump administration that a negotiated solution is in the best interest of both countries, se...
2019-06-03 22:48

| Mexico deports 33% more migrants after deal with US Mexico deported 33% more foreigners month-on-month in June, officials have said, after the country agreed to take "unprecedented" steps to reduce migration in order to avoid US President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs....
2019-07-03 16:48

Pence says Mexico tariffs still set for Monday Vice President Mike Pence says they are "encouraged" by Mexico's latest proposals to head off tariffs by stepping up efforts to halt illegal immigration at the southern border. But at this point, tariffs still are set to take effect Monday. (Jun...
2019-06-07 01:32

On Politics: Trump to Hit Mexico With Tariffs The president plans to impose a 5 percent tariff on all imported goods from Mexico, a tax that would “gradually increase” until the flow of immigrants across the border stopped....
2019-05-31 07:00

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade...
2019-05-21 17:48

Trump: More to Mexico deal than meets the eye Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing border efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there's more to it than meets the eye. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11 02:16

Vigilante attacks on the rise in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission says vigilante attacks in which mobs injure or kill people suspected of wrongdoing are increasing. The commission says there have been 241 such attacks since the start of last year, c...
2019-05-22 22:00

Oil down for a second day as U.S. Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through over the weekend, while Chinese economic data dimmed the outlook for crude demand....
2019-07-16 03:48

Mexico's Economy Falters as U.S. Chugs Along Mexico is slipping toward a recession even as the U.S. economy continues to grow, the first time in 25 years that the neighbors’ economic cycles have fallen sharply out of sync....
2019-07-14 23:48

The 'Great Man' President Is a Lie It is about two hours into my afternoon with David Oks and Henry Williams, the teenagers who persuaded former Senator Mike Gravel to run for president at the age of 88, when Oks, who is 18, mentions that he has a personal assistant who is helping him...
2019-06-07 19:16

This Is What Our President Likes to Do After a day of praising dictators and calling potential opponents “low IQ”, our large adult president concluded his evening by getting into a sumo wrestling ring and awarding an imposing man wearing very little clothing an extremely large trophy. Tru...
2019-05-27 01:32

Trump’s secret deal with Mexico news to them President Trump announced Monday that his administration has inked a secret agreement with Mexico on immigration enforcement that will be unveiled in the “not too distant future.” But the revelation stumped Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, w...
2019-06-11 06:32

Asylum seekers say U.S. officials returned them to Mexico but kept their IDs Virginia, an 18-year-old from Guatemala who is seeking asylum in the United States, had just one form of identification on her long journey north: her birth certificate....
2019-05-31 23:00

Trump says he will ‘likely’ follow through on Mexico tariff threats President Trump on Tuesday said it’s “more likely” that he will carry through on his threat to impose new harsh tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico curbs illegal immigrants crossing the southern border. “We are going to see if ...
2019-06-04 16:48

Mexico, China tariffs driving markets down Stocks tumbled on Wall Street Friday after the U.S. announced plans to expand its trade war to Mexico. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31 22:16

Why Trump’s Threatened Mexico Tariffs Are Really Bad News for BMW BMW executives opened the automaker’s first Mexican assembly plant extolling its value for the coming years, just a week after President Donald Trump threatened a fresh tariff threat on Mexican goods. BMW spent about $1 billion on the plant, se...
2019-06-06 20:48

New Mexico state senator arrested on suspicion of DWI SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police say New Mexico state Sen. Richard Martinez has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and is facing charges following a car crash. Espanola police say the 66-year-old was arrested Friday night after a collision at ...
2019-06-30 21:32

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 01:32

Researchers confirm 1,600 secret graves in Mexico Researchers in Mexico say they’ve confirmed the existence of 1,606 secret graves that contained 2,489 bodies throughout the country from 2006 to 2017...
2019-06-21 00:48

Will the U.S.-Mexico migration deal work? Here are the 6 things you need to know. Although the presidents of the U.S. and Mexico recently shook hands on an agreement to curb migration and avoid tariffs, the likelihood of success is uncertain....
2019-06-27 19:16

NHC says 40% chance of cyclone over southwestern Gulf of Mexico Shower and thunderstorm activity associated with a broad area of low pressure located over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has 40% chance of developing into a cyclone, down from 60% earlier, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 14:48

New storm off southern Mexico likely to grow into hurricane A newly formed tropical storm off Mexico’s southern coast is gaining strength, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it likely will reach hurricane strength by Monday evening, though without threatening land...
2019-07-01 06:32

Here are the states where Trump’s Mexico tariffs would hit hardest A handful of U.S. states — including some that will play big roles in the 2020 election — will feel the brunt of the pain from President Donald Trump‘s new tariffs on imports from Mexico. On Thursday night, the president said the U.S. would put...
2019-06-01 04:48

GM would be hit hardest if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico General Motors stands to lose the more than Ford Motor Co. or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if President Trump's tweets on tariffs and trade take form.        ...
2019-05-31 22:16

Guardado scores 2 as Mexico beats Canada 3-1 DENVER (AP) — Andres Guardado had two goals in the second half, Roberto Alvarado also scored and Mexico beat Canada 3-1 in the group stage of the Gold Cup on Wednesday night. Mexico has won its first two matches by a combined score of 10-1 and took c...
2019-06-20 10:32

Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says "millions" of migrants entering the U.S. through Mexico is "unacceptable" and that Mexico must stop it. (June 4) ...
2019-06-04 18:48

Mexico Ratifies Trade Deal With the U.S. and Canada The United States initiated the revision of the North American trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, but Mexico is now the first to ratify the deal....
2019-06-20 01:48

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — About 400 Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico with the aim of reaching the U.S. border to request asylum. Mexican police looked on as about half the migrants crossed the Suchiate River on inner-tube rafts ...
2019-06-04 21:32

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
2019-06-20 02:16

Klobuchar 'skeptical' about Trump deal with Mexico Taking aim at President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar argued on Monday that the nation’s farmers and workers shouldn’t be used as “poker chips” in what she claimed the president was using “in some kind of game fro...
2019-06-11 02:16

Young attackers are key for U.S. in Mexico Gold Cup showdown One of international soccer’s newest but fiercest rivalries will resume on Sunday when the United States take on Mexico in the Gold Cup final and the U.S. coach is betting on a growing young strike partnership to bring him his first title....
2019-07-06 00:16

US-Mexico border apprehensions soared to over 144K in May Apprehensions at the US border with Mexico soared to more than 144,000 in May — a 32 percent increase over the number of apprehensions in April as well as a huge increase over the 51,000 nabbed in May 2018. Customs and Border Protection statistics sh...
2019-06-05 22:32

Mexico Avoids Tariffs for Now, but the Threat Lingers The deal the U.S. and Mexico struck to prevent the U.S. from imposing tariffs largely reaffirms the countries’ commitments to existing measures on immigration but will allow Washington to keep up pressure on Mexico....
2019-06-09 13:32

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the ...
2019-06-09 13:00

Mexico-Linked Stocks Hit by Trump Tariffs Investors punished shares of companies with exposure to Mexico after President Trump said the U.S. would impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports....
2019-05-31 17:48

Upsurge of Asylum Requests Tests Mexico As Mexico pledges to step up its efforts to stop migrants from crossing into the U.S., it faces an upsurge in asylum requests at its own southern border....
2019-06-13 15:16

Mexico approves trade deal with the US and Canada Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador described the ratification as "very good news." US President Donald Trump wants Congress to follow suit....
2019-06-20 04:48

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of ga...
2019-07-05 10:16

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American consumers just as the summer driving season begins....
2019-05-31 20:32

What Confrontation? Mexico Seeks a Compromise With Trump President López Obrador said he wanted to avoid a fight with President Trump over his threats to impose tariffs unless Mexico cracked down on migrants....
2019-05-31 21:32

Trump says U.S. likely to go ahead with tariffs on Mexico over immigration President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would probably order new tariffs on all Mexican goods imported to the United States next week despite a diplomatic push to avoid the levies, citing high flows of migrants entering the United States from Mexic...
2019-06-04 19:48

Mexico detains nearly 800 undocumented migrants in four trucks Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants in eastern Mexico in four trucks on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months....
2019-06-16 18:16

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June...
2019-06-04 11:32

Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants, After Pressure From Trump to Act Although President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico had opened his arms to migrants, his officials have recently ramped up detentions and deportations, following pressure from President Trump....
2019-06-04 01:00

Mexico, US businesses weigh threatened tariffs President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, starting in June, has drawn the ire of both Mexico and the US business community who fear a negative impact on the economies of both countries. (June 3)     ...
2019-06-03 23:48

Oil and gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico restart after Barry US oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the US offshore drilling regulator said....
2019-07-16 01:32

Trump prepares to slap tariffs on Mexico US and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks Friday as Team Trump ramped up the pressure by preparing to submit a legal notification saying that it planned to slap tariffs on the country’s imports on Monday. Marc Short, Vice President Pen...
2019-06-07 20:48

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
2019-06-08 11:32

After US-Mexico trade spat, USMCA in now focus Whipsawing US trade tactics under President Donald Trump are running the risk of upending ratification of the new North American trade agreement. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 22:48

Hurricane Barbara forms well off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara formed Monday in the Pacific Ocean and meteorologists expect it to strengthen into a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
2019-07-02 05:00

Guadalajara, Mexico gets buried in more than three feet of hail GUADALAJARA, Mex. (NBC NEWS) – A freak summer hail storm in Guadalajara, Mexico, submerged cars and damaged hundreds of houses Sunday morning, officials said. Jalisco state’s civil defense agency began working at dawn to clear ice from th...
2019-07-02 06:32

Mexico outlasts Haiti 1-0 in Gold Cup semifinals Raul Jimenez scored on a penalty kick in the 93rd minute and Mexico ended Haiti's impressive Gold Cup run in the semifinals with a 1-0 victory       ...
2019-07-03 10:16

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "safe third country," two Mexican sources said....
2019-06-08 02:32

Mulvaney: Trump 'deadly serious' about new tariffs against Mexico White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "absolutely deadly serious" about imposing new tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-02 22:48

Mexico says migrant apprehensions at U.S. border down 30% in June from May Mexico's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that migrant apprehensions at the U.S. southern border were down 30% in June from May, citing data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
2019-07-03 07:16

Mexico Detains Nearly 800 Migrants, Including 368 Children Under Eight A total of 791 Central American migrants, including 368 children under the age of eight, have been detained in the Mexican state of Veracruz, officials said Sunday....
2019-06-17 13:32

Mexico: Banks free Pemex from bondage HSBC, JPMorgan and Mizuho lend Mexico’s oil company $8 billion after investors show no interest in non-deal roadshow – and that’s the least of the firm’s problems....
2019-05-23 21:32

Mexico questions Louis Vuitton over possible appropriation NEW YORK (AP) — The French fashion house Louis Vuitton says it is in contact with Mexican artisans after the Mexican government questioned part of a new chair line over possible cultural appropriation. Louis Vuitton said Wednesday in a brief statemen...
2019-07-11 11:00

U.S.'s Ross says he told counterpart Mexico must do more in immigration U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he told Mexican Economy Secretary Graciela Marquez in a meeting on Monday that Mexico must do more to help the United States address illegal immigration....
2019-06-04 01:16

Pregnant woman won't be deported immediately to Mexico U.S. immigration officials have told a pregnant Mexican woman who had taken sanctuary inside a Chicago church that she can stay in the United States until after the baby is born....
2019-05-24 14:16

Mexico edge Martinique to top Gold Cup group Seven-times Gold Cup champions Mexico avoided a scare to secure top spot in Group A with a 3-2 win over Martinique in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday....
2019-06-24 10:16

The Latest: Pence says Mexico tariffs still set for Monday WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Mexican-U.S. talks on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is “encouraged” by Mexico’s latest proposals to head off U.S. tariffs by stepping u...
2019-06-07 00:32

Mexico, El Salvador presidents to meet on immigration TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The presidents of Mexico and El Salvador are set to meet in Mexico to discuss a development plan that aims to slow a surge of mostly Central American migrants toward the U.S. border. The meeting Thursday comes amid tough U.S....
2019-06-20 18:32

AZ Chamber: Tariffs on Mexico will hurt US economy As President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico, the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry says consumers will pay the price when purchasing everything from avocados to autos. (May 31)       ...
2019-06-01 07:32

Mexico matches Team USA in win column at Gold Cup CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Uriel Antuna, Raul Jimenez and Fernando Navarro scored and Mexico advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals with a 3-2 victory over Martinique on Sunday in front of 59,283 fans at Bank of America Stadium. Mexico wen...
2019-06-24 08:16

Trump could face new GOP rebuke on Mexico tariffs President Donald Trump could face yet another disapproval vote in Congress if he moves forward with new tariffs on Mexico, potentially setting up a major clash with Senate Republicans. Trump has threatened to impose broad, increasing tariffs startin...
2019-06-04 09:32

Trump stands by pledge that more to come in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made public, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement....
2019-06-11 18:32

New Mexico counties revolt against migrant releases Two more New Mexico counties have declared their opposition to taking in migrants in a growing revolt against federal authorities dropping off a surge in Central American families in the state's rural, southern communities....
2019-05-23 02:01

VP Mike Pence says Mexico tariffs still set for Monday Vice President Mike Pence says they are "encouraged" by Mexico's latest proposals to head off tariffs by stepping up efforts to halt illegal immigration at the southern border. But at this point, tariffs still are set to take effect Monday. (Jun...
2019-06-07 07:00

New tropical storm forms off southern Mexico A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without threatening land...
2019-06-30 19:01

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the north-central gulf coast over the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
2019-07-11 09:16

Mexico: Freakish hailstorm hits Guadalajara (CNN) – Guadalajara had been enjoying a sweaty summer for the past few weeks until the weekend brought a shocking surprise. The Mexican city woke up Sunday morning to more than 3 feet of ice after a heavy hailstorm swept through the region. As ...
2019-07-01 19:00

Trump promises more 'to be revealed' in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made public, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement....
2019-06-11 17:16

Ikea says it will open first Mexico store in 2020 IKEA, the world's largest furniture retailer, will open its first store in Mexico in the fall of 2020, the company said on Wednesday, as the furniture retailer expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U.S. and European mark...
2019-05-23 02:32

U.S., Mexico Reach Deal to Avoid Tariffs The U.S. has reached a deal to avoid tariffs on Mexican imports, President Trump tweeted Friday, saying Mexico had agreed to take “strong measures” to slow migration over the southern U.S. border....
2019-06-08 06:00

12 firefighters injured in fireworks explosion in New Mexico ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A dozen firefighters were injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage area in eastern New Mexico. State police and officials with the city of Roswell say the blast happened around noon Wednesday at the Roswell International Ai...
2019-06-06 01:16

NHC says 70% chance of cyclone over northeastern Gulf of Mexico A broad low pressure area that has emerged over Apalachee Bay in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico has a 70% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 20:16

Mexico freezes ex-oil official’s bank accounts MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have frozen the bank accounts of Emilio Lozoya, the former head of Mexico’s state-owned oil company. The Financial Intelligence Unit said Monday that “there were various transactions with funds that ...
2019-05-28 16:16

About 1,000 migrants cross into Mexico, start walking to US CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north. State and local police accompanied the migrants Wednesday as they walk...
2019-06-05 17:00

Mexico says would be disastrous if Trump imposes new tariffs Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Thursday that it would be disastrous if U.S. President Donald Trump goes through with his threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico....
2019-05-31 03:48

The Latest: Pelosi says tariffs would hurt US and Mexico WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods coming from Mexico (all times local): 12:35 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning that President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs on Mexican imports wou...
2019-06-05 19:48

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregn...
2019-06-17 10:48

More than 20 dead, 30 injured after tour bus crash in Mexico XALAPA, Mexico — A tour bus and a semi-trailer collided Wednesday on a mountain road in the Mexican state of Veracruz, and the bus rolled over and caught fire, killing at least 21 people and injuring 30, officials said. Roberto Hernández, the civil d...
2019-05-30 13:01

Trump says progress made in talks with Mexico but 'not nearly enough' President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that progress was being made in talks with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants to the United States and would continue on Thursday, but unless an agreement can be reached a 5% tariff on Mexican goods would beg...
2019-06-06 06:48

Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico’s ramped-up effort to curb the flow of Central American migrants to the United States so far hasn’t eased the burden on dozens of independent humanitarian shelters that are scattered along migration routes ...
2019-06-19 21:48

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticized him for overselling a deal that mostly ramps up...
2019-06-10 08:00

Chablé Maroma, Mexico - hotel review Mixing culture and cuisine, sunshine and Tequila, Mexico makes a hard-to-beat destination, especially here on the Mayan Riveira, a short hop from Cancun, but a world away from its crowds...
2019-06-05 14:16

Lawyer to be Mexico's first body builder at Pan Am Games The sun hasn't even risen and the clang of metal is reverberating through a gym near Mexico City. On a frantic mission to sculpt his body, Carlos Suárez powers through another day of his heavy weight routine....
2019-07-18 13:32

Companies sprint to ship goods from Mexico Companies have been rushing to ship as many goods as possible out of Mexico to get ahead of possible tariffs threatened by President Trump, hurriedly sending cars, appliances and construction materials across the border to beat Monday’s deadlin...
2019-06-10 19:32

Trump says 'good chance' of deal with Mexico President Trump kept hopes alive Friday that U.S. would reach a deal with Mexico to end his threat to levy new tariffs on all of its goods starting Monday. The president made the announcement as negotiators from both sides entered their third day of ...
2019-06-07 21:32

I Finally Got to See Volkswagen of Mexico's Secret Car Collection I was in Puebla, Mexico recently to help Volkswagen out building the last of the Beetles (more on that soon), and while I was there I finally found something I’d long suspected existed, but have never seen: Volkswagen of Mexico’s heritage collection....
2019-07-09 03:16

Which States Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s Tariffs on Mexico Tariffs on Mexican imports will ripple across the United States and could cause significant pain for consumers and businesses, even those far from the southwestern border....
2019-06-06 01:01

Mexico Spurns Private Oil-Drilling Partners Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador effectively rolled back key parts of a 2014 constitutional overhaul that ended a state oil-industry monopoly and let private firms find and pump oil for the first time in seven decades....
2019-07-18 03:48

Lawyer to be Mexico’s first body builder at Pan Am Games Carlos Suárez will be the first Mexican to participate in the body-building competition at the Pan American Games and he spends six hours each day getting his body in peak shape, on top of his responsibilities as a workers’ rights lawyer and law prof...
2019-07-18 02:32

Mexico detaining migrants on the way to the United States VERACRUZ, MEXICO – Mexican authorities detained more than 450 migrants Thursday in a series of raids to accommodate new U-S demands. Police raided hotels, motels and bus stations and picked up mostly Honduran and Guatemalans. One immigration of...
2019-06-29 01:48

Global Stocks Gain on U.S.-Mexico Deal Global equity markets ticked up on Monday as investors cheered an immigration deal between the U.S. and Mexico, struck late Friday, which lifted the threat of new tariffs....
2019-06-10 10:16

Mexico’s El Chapo sentenced to life in prison NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal jud...
2019-07-17 20:48

MLS and Mexico's Liga MX launch competition Major League Soccer and Mexico's Liga MX are launching an annual competition called the Leagues Cup but are not including MLS champion Atlanta United        ...
2019-05-29 20:16

Oil gains on API stockdraw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose around 2% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm....
2019-07-10 12:32

Mexico studies building new immigration facilities Mexico is studying a change in the way it handles the migrants who have been overwhelming its facilities near the border with Guatemala, and may try to keep more of them in newly constructed voluntary shelters rather than in detention facilities....
2019-05-21 22:48

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise on US deal with Mexico NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising Monday as investors welcome a deal between the U.S. and Mexico that avoids the imposition of tariffs. General Motors gained 2.3% and Ford r...
2019-06-10 16:32

Trump could threaten Mexico with tariffs over immigration President Trump is reportedly planning to threaten Mexico with new sanctions in order to encourage the country to crack down on illegal border crossings of migrants coming from Central America....
2019-05-31 10:00

Mexico Detains More Migrants Amid U.S. Dispute Mexico has stepped up apprehensions of Central American migrants seeking to get to the U.S. to help contain the migrant surge that has angered the Trump administration....
2019-06-05 00:32

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism has claimed another victim with the murder of a crime reporter from the home state of President Andrés ...
2019-06-14 00:48

Senate GOP considers next moves on Mexico tariffs As President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration, Senate Republicans are debating whether they should try to block him. (June 4)        ...
2019-06-05 03:00

Tariff Dispute Complicates U.S. Ties With Mexico President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was averted by an immigration deal late Friday, but scrambles anew the already-delicate relationship between two neighbors struggling to resolve the trade and border issues that are top priorities ...
2019-06-10 04:16

U.S.-Mexico talks on Wednesday to be held around 3 or 4 p.m: official Talks at the White House on Wednesday with Mexican leaders will be held around 3 or 4 p.m., a U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity....
2019-06-05 02:32