President Donald Trump’s vow to crack down on “bad dudes”
24 February 2017 | 5:21 am
US officials promise Mexico no "mass deportations" or use of military force to expel immigrants, moving to calm tensions over President Donald Trump's vow to crack down on "bad dudes" illegally residing in his country.
In an interview with FRANCE 24 in New York, former US counterterrorism czar Richard Alan Clarke described the main threats facing the United States in cyberspace and warned that Russia's cyber weapons could potentially "do a lot of damage" in the US.
Republicans in control of the Tennessee House of Representatives have expelled two Democratic representatives over a gun control demonstration.
US and Asian allies urge support for North Korea worker ban
A Texas court has suspended approval of the abortion pill mifepristone, while a Washington judge ruled in a separate case that access to the drug must be preserved.
US officials are reviewing how a recent leak of highly classified documents could affect national security.
The French president called for the EU to implement its stated policy of "strategic autonomy" and argued the bloc could become a "third pole" alongside China and the US.
Earlier this year in Mexico, 29-year-old Magnolia Camacho lost her life after undergoing more than 30 surgeries in six months, following the placement of a gastric band. In 2021, a 26-year-old woman died after a cosmetic surgery operation.
The joint military drills are part of the US effort to strengthen its alliances in the Indo-Pacific to counter China's aggressive actions in the region.
This year's joint "Balikatan" military exercises are the largest to date. They come as Manila seeks a stronger response to China's increased military activity and deeper strategic cooperation with the US.
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Top US diplomat Antony Blinken reiterated Washington's support to his Ukrainian counterpart. The US will "turn over every rock" to find the source of the recent leak, Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin said.
Joe Biden’s trip to Belfast was to commemorate the Good Friday Agreement anniversary. But some locals hoped he might also help end Northern Ireland's political deadlock. They were to be disappointed.
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