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  • The U.S.-Mexico rift grew wider as the White House proposed imposing a hefty 20 percent tax on Mexican imports to fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along America’s southern border.

    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto scrapped his scheduled visit to Washington.
    LAST UPDATE : Jan 27, 2017, 6:34 AM EST
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  • Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order to begin construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall drew a straight response from Mexican leader, who said his country won’t pay for the planned barrier. 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 26, 2017, 5:47 AM EST
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump

    U.S. President Donald Trump is set to sign a stack of executive orders to initiate the construction of a wall on the Mexican border and to temporarily restrict the immigration of refugees from the Middle East. 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 25, 2017, 6:25 AM EST
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  • China has been expanding its island-building campaign and naval patrols in disputed parts of the sea.

    Following America’s claims that it will protect its interests in disputed parts of South China Sea, Beijing cautioned the U.S. on Tuesday to respect the facts and act cautiously in order to maintain regional peace and stability.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 24, 2017, 6:30 AM EST
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  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump

    The president-elect is expected to sign executive orders, which can be implemented without an approval from Congress, beginning clampdown on immigration and repealing the policies of the outgoing administration.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 20, 2017, 5:33 AM EST
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  • More than 100,000 people signed a White House petition calling for Chelsea Manning's release.

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. army soldier, who was sentenced to 35 years in 2013 for leaking state secrets to the website WikiLeaks.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 18, 2017, 5:18 AM EST
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  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump

    The strained ties between President-elect Donald Trump and American intelligence agencies hit a new low, as the Republican accused the latter of leaking unverified documents aimed at tarnishing his presidency.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 12, 2017, 6:15 AM EST
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  • U.S. President Barack Obama

    In an emotional farewell speech in Chicago, outgoing President Barack Obama called on Americans to defend their democratic values and reject discrimination, as Washington gears up for a transfer of power.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 11, 2017, 5:54 AM EST
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