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Trump says he has alerted military to 'national emergency' of migrant caravan

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Donald Trump has said that he has alerted the military and federal border authorities that a US-bound migrant caravan from Central America was a “national emergency”, and warned that the United States would begin curtailing aid to the region. A Pentagon spokesman, however, said the Pentagon had received no new orders to provide troops for border security.


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-says-alerted-military-apos-150415228.html

How Saudi-Friendly Middle East Dictators Are Handling The Jamal Khashoggi Scandal

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WASHINGTON ― Some of the most prominent U.S. foreign policy figures urging a


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/saudi-friendly-middle-east-dictators-004913919.html

World’s Longest Sea Bridge Brings China Closer to Hong Kong

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The $15 billion, 55-kilometer (34-mile) bridge, which Xinhua says is the world’s longest sea link, will open for traffic at 9 a.m. Wednesday and is tipped to carry some 29,000 cars and trucks daily between Zhuhai on the mainland and Hong Kong, a former British colony. It also envisions a better marriage between China’s industrial might and its one-party state and the liberal, capitalist bastions of Hong Kong and Macau, which have their own passports, currencies, trade policies, courts and civil rights. The Greater Bay Area could serve as a new growth engine for the capital markets of Hong Kong, the casinos of Macau, formerly a Portuguese colony, and nearby Shenzhen, the economic powerhouse one of Xi’s predecessors, Deng Xiaoping, built on their doorstep almost four decades ago.


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/world-apos-longest-sea-bridge-210000789.html

Migrant caravan reforms in Mexico after thousands make desperate journey from Guatemala across river

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A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the US border in southern Mexico on Sunday, overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border. Their numbers swelled to about 5,000 overnight and at first light they started walking toward the Mexican town of Tapachula, 10 abreast in a line stretching approximately a mile (1.5 kilometres). Several hundred more already had applied for refugee status in Mexico and an estimated 1,500 were still on the Guatemalan side of the Suchiate River, hoping to enter legally. The decision to re-form the migrant caravan capped a day in which Mexican authorities again refused mass entry to migrants on the bridge, instead accepting small groups for asylum processing and giving out 45-day visitor permits to some.  Authorities handed out numbers for people to be processed in a strategy seen before at US border posts when dealing with large numbers of migrants. But many became impatient and circumventing the borde…

Authorities hunt for 2nd suspect in Georgia police shooting

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SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, are facing charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a school, authorities said Sunday.


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/2-men-charged-georgia-officers-shooting-death-050944297.html

Donald Trump On Ted Cruz: 'He’s Not Lyin’ Ted Anymore. He’s Beautiful Ted'

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Before heading to Houston, Texas, on Monday for a rally in support of Sen. Ted


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/donald-trump-ted-cruz-apos-191044343.html

The U.S. Needs Saudi Arabia, and Vice Versa

First, trade between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia is currently about $24 billion per year. You might think that the U.S. is now energy-independent, but many U.S. allies, most notably Japan, rely on oil imports. Part of the larger U.S. foreign policy stance is promising those allies freedom from major supply disruptions.


from https://www.yahoo.com/news/u-needs-saudi-arabia-vice-093017669.html