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U.S. to ramp up rapid deportations with sweeping new rule

(Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Monday it will expand and speed up deportations of migrants who enter the United States illegally by stripping away court oversight, enabling officials to remove people in days rather than months or years. Read More

 

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Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders said on Monday they reached a deal on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps through Sept. 30, 2021. More »

 

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran's 'piracy'

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of "state piracy" in the strategic waterway. More »

 

Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by what opposition politicians suspected were gang members at a train station over the weekend. More »

 

Facebook, Amazon and Alphabet take center stage on Wall Street

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The so-called FANG stocks take center stage on Wall Street this week, with Amazon , Alphabet and Facebook set to report as the S&P 500 approaches a record high. More »

 

Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump

(Reuters) - A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed. More »

 

'I've got other numbers!' Debate rages over recession in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's economy, the 2nd largest in Latin America, has hit a rough patch, weighed down by dwindling business confidence and an industrial slump. More »

 

Hundreds of thousands in San Juan demand Puerto Rico's governor resign

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people filled San Juan streets on Monday to demand Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossell√≥ resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes. More »

 

Equifax's $700 million data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law during a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that was nonetheless criticized by consumer advocates and some lawmakers who called for stricter regulation. More »

 

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges in Las Vegas

(Reuters) - Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday. More »

 

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