About 30.000 people returned to Mexico to await asylum hearings under the government's migrant protection protocol program. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images

Court order takes effect on parts of border allowing US asylum rejection

The federal appeals court ruling on Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum in some

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US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has been barred from entering Israel because of her support for a pro-Palestinian boycott movement. Photo: Rebecca Cook / Reuters

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israeli bid for “humanitarian” visit to West Bank

US Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib rejected an offer by Israel to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on condition

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A painting, flags and flowers of the Virgin Mary adorn an impromptu memorial for the victims of Saturday's mass attack in a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, 4 August 2019. (Photo: AP Photo / Andres Leighton)

Trump condemns fanaticism in response to mass shootings

US President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter internet monitoring, mental health reform and

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Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the center poses with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on the right and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin for photos before holding talks at the Xijiao Conference Center in Shanghai on Wednesday. Friday, July 31 of 2019. (AP Photo / Ng Han Guan, Pool). Photo: AP

Trump will charge 10% tariffs on remaining imports from China

US President Donald Trump has intensified pressure on China to reach a trade deal, saying

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