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US gives hope to previously denied asylum seekers in Mexican border camp

By MARÍA VERZA and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Associated Press MEXICO CITY — In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government may reopen their cases and they would eventually be able to enter the U.S. to wait out the asylum process. The new opening for people previously denied came as Mexican authorities worked to close the improvised camp along the banks of the Rio Grande, across the border from Brownsville, Texas, that has housed thousands of ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, Mexico, Immigration, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, Mexico City, San Diego, Honduras, Biden, Donald Trump


Coronavirus live news: Mexico reports 779 more deaths; US Senate passes $1.9trn relief plan

Contradictory death figures in Russia; WHO warns against relaxing guard due to vaccinesSchool Covid tests: pupils in England ‘very likely’ to get false positivesDalai Lama urges people to get Covid vaccine after having first doseFrom Pfizer to Moderna, the companies making billions from vaccinesEU indecision led Cyprus to allow in UK visitors, says ministerSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.14pm GMT There have been 779 further deaths from coronavirus and 6,561 new confirmed cases in Mexico, ...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Biology, Congress, Mexico, Senate, White House, Russia, UK News, World news, Cyprus, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, Infectious Diseases


U.S. Guns-to-Mexico Reports Suggests ‘Deja Vu All Over Again’

We are once more being set up with the exact same lies that led to Operation Fast and Furious, all with the intent of disarming you. Just like last time. U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Mexican cartels such as CJNG or Jalisco New Generation and Sinaloa cartels are arming themselves with military-grade weapons,” Fox News 29 San Antonio reports. “And the Mexican government is saying most of these destructive weapons, such as AK-47 and M-16 are coming from the United States. “At least 2.5 million ill...
Tags: Facebook, Texas, Guns, Obama, California, Mexico, White House, US, America, BBC News, Cnn, Fox, United States, House, Fox News, DEA


Activists want Democrats to use their majorities to give undocumented immigrants permanent relief from deportation

Demonstrators protest outside the US Citizenship and Immigration Service office in Miami, on February 20, 2021, demanding that the administration of US President Joe Biden cease deporting Haitian immigrants back to Haiti. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Activists want Democrats to use their majorities to provide permanent relief to undocumented immigrants. They expect two bills to be introduced to protect Dreamers, TPS recipients, and farm workers. Executive actions to protect immigran...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, California, Mexico, Senate, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, United States, House, Miami, Biden


With millions of vaccine doses, Russia is showing off a different kind of power in Latin America

Workers unload containers of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine at the International Airport of El Alto, Bolivia, January 28, 2021. Russia has pledged to distribute millions of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine to countries in Latin America. The deliveries are a demonstration of Moscow's "soft power," building influence and relationships through non-military and non-coercive means. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. For the Kremlin, the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is an opportuni...
Tags: Politics, Mexico, China, Germany, Russia, Trends, Colombia, Chile, Mexico City, Paraguay, Moscow, Kremlin, Latin America, Buenos Aires, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Reuters Mexico


10 hours in Cancún hurt Ted Cruz's job approval more than when he tried to flip the presidential election

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz's approval ratings dropped in recent weeks, a new poll from Morning Consult shows. Cruz traveled to Mexico during a recent winter storm that caused millions of Texans to lose power and water. His approval rating is lower now than when he objected to certifying the 2020 presidential election. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. GOP ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Pennsylvania, Gop, Ted Cruz, Arizona, Donald Trump, Winter Storm, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Capitol, CANCUN Mexico


White House says 'no' to sharing vaccines with Canada and Mexico

The White House is making it abundantly clear it has no plans to share America's COVID-19 vaccines with Canada or Mexico.
Tags: Mexico, White House, America, Canada, COVID


Children separated from their parents under Trump may be able to reunite inside the United States, Biden administration says

Thousands of people march in support of families separated at the US-Mexico border on June 30, 2018 in New York, New York. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Parents separated from their children by the last administration may opt to be reunited within the US. "We hope to be in a position to give them the election," Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said. The parents of more than 500 children have still not be located. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Families t...
Tags: Politics, Law, Mexico, White House, Asylum, Immigration, Nbc News, US, Trends, Family Separation, United States, Aclu, Homeland Security, Biden, Charles Davis, Central America


White House: Biden not considering sharing Covid vaccine with Mexico

“The president has made clear that he is focused on ensuring that vaccines are accessible to every American,” said White House press...
Tags: Mexico, White House, Biden


From a golden statue to Trump hinting at a third presidential run, here are some striking moments from CPAC

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images GOP lawmakers and supporters flocked to the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend. CPAC this year was marked by an allegiance to Trump and an expectation that he will remain influential. Here are the most striking — and the weirdest — moments of the four-day event. Visit the Business section of Insid...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, White House, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Gop, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota


From a golden statue to Trump hinting at a second and third presidential run, here are some striking moments from CPAC

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images GOP lawmakers and supporters flocked to the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend. CPAC this year was marked by an allegiance to Trump and an expectation that he will remain influential. Here are the most striking — and the weirdest — moments of the four-day event. Visit the Business section...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, White House, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Gop, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota


Mexico is expected to ask Biden to share US COVID-19 vaccines, sources say

Then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico City on March 5, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo/File Photo López Obrador is expected to ask Biden to consider sharing COVID-19 vaccines with Mexico. Biden is open to discussing the matter, but has said that he is prioritizing Americans. A Mexican official said López Obrador would ask for a loan of the US vaccine supplies. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Mexican President Andrés M...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Mexico, White House, China, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Canada, United States, Mexico City, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Central America


Congressman Matt Gaetz doubles down on his defense of Ted Cruz's Cancún vacation

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference being held in the Hyatt Regency on February 26, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz has accused the media of being "biased" in their reporting of Ted Cruz's Cancún trip. Gaetz said the news media were more concerned about the trip than "caravans going through Mexico." The congressman previously said that Cruz shouldn't have apologized for his vacation. Visit the Business section of I...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Mexico, White House, Trends, Ted Cruz, News UK, Yougov, Donald Trump, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Orlando Florida, CANCUN Mexico, Hyatt Regency


Coronavirus live news: UK budget will set out plan to address economic damage; Mexico expected to ask US to share vaccine supply

Rishi Sunak to set out plans to tackle economic impact of Covid; Mexico expected to ask Joe Biden to consider sharing vaccine; Auckland seven-day lockdown beginsNearly 20m receive first dose of Covid vaccine in the UKFDA approves Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose coronavirus vaccineConcerns grow as UK Covid testing labs scaled back before even openingHouse approves $1.9tn Covid aid bill despite minimum wage setbackSee all our coronavirus coverage 10.25am GMT In Germany, several states called o...
Tags: UK, Mexico, White House, Germany, US, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, Astrazeneca, Biden, Auckland, Reuters, Johnson Johnson, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus


Ted Cruz said the Republican Party is 'not just the party of country clubs' but CPAC is fixated on Donald Trump - a man who literally lives at one

People take a picture with former President Donald Trump's statue on display at the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 27, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said the GOP is for the working class and "not just the party of country clubs." But CPAC, where Cruz was speaking, seemed to be all about Donald Trump, who lives at a club he also owns. Cruz himself was criticized last week for leaving frigid Texas to visit ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cruz, Orlando, Trump


From dreams of the presidency to 'Flyin' Ted': How Ted Cruz became the most ridiculed senator in US politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks out of a meeting room for the lawyers of former President Donald Trump and back to the Senate floor in Washington, DC, on February 12, 2021. Jabin Botsford - Pool/Getty Images Once touted as the next president, Ted Cruz is now one of the most controversial people in Congress. The senator is back in the spotlight after taking a trip to Mexico during a deadly winter storm. Scroll down to read more about the life and career of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Visit the Business...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Israel, Disney, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan


Ted Cruz's colleagues mocked him by putting memes of his Cancun trip in the Senate gym locker room: 'Bienvenido de Nuevo, Ted!'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex. Andrew Harnik/AFP via Getty Images Ted Cruz's Senate colleagues had some fun at his expense on Wednesday, according to NBC News. Photos of Cruz from his infamous Cancun trip were plastered around the Senate gym's locker room. "Bienvenido de Nuevo, Ted!" the color printouts for the prank read, or "welcome back." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. With so many former class presidents crammed into one place, Capitol Hill proved vulnerable to high sch...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Nbc, Congress, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, Houston, Vermont, Cruz, Bernie Sanders, Cancun


House OKs land/rivers bill preserving 1 million acres – much of it in LA County

A bill protecting more than 1 million acres of public lands and 500 miles of rivers in the state — including more than 400,000 acres in three counties in Southern California — was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Friday in a bipartisan vote. Protecting America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act, or HR 803 was adopted by a vote of 227-200, with eight Republicans voting “yes” along with 219 Democrats. Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, was the lone Republican in the state to vote in favo...
Tags: News, Colorado, California, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Environment, America, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, Glendale, House, House Of Representatives


Biden to talk migration with Mexico's López Obrador, who spent weeks refusing to recognize the president's 2020 victory

The US and Mexican flags are carried side by side during a march for peace near the US/Mexico border on March 11, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. Mario Tama/Getty Images President Biden will join a "virtual event" with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador. The two will discuss migration, COVID-19, and economic cooperation, the White House said. López Obrador didn't recognize Biden's 2020 victory until mid-December. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. US President Joe ...
Tags: News, Mexico, White House, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Migration, Honduras, Biden, Guatemala, Charles Davis, Trump, Manuel, Electoral College, Tijuana Mexico


Massive conservation bill would preserve Rim of the Valley, extend San Gabriel Mountains monument

A giant California conservation bill that would preserve 1 million acres of land from the banks of the Los Angeles River to the forests near the Oregon border will go before Congress for a historic vote on Friday, Feb. 26. Four representatives, each adding a piece of the preservation pie, said in a virtual press conference Thursday that their long-suffering efforts have been re-born by a Democratic majority in the House and what could be a dramatic tie-breaking vote in the U.S. Senate by Vice Pr...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Mexico, Oregon, Government, Senate, Environment, America, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, LA River, Soccer, House, Community


Ted Cruz was filmed using his phone while a former police chief testified about violence at the Capitol

Ted Cruz Getty Sen. Ted Cruz was pictured using his phone during Tuesday's hearing on the Capitol riots. The former chief of Capitol police was giving an account of the violent scenes in the January 6 riot. Cruz was criticized last week for flying to Mexico during deadly storms in Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz was filmed using his phone during Senate testimony from the former Capitol police chief who said that the riot "constituted the worst a...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Trends, Ted Cruz, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Sen Cruz, Sheldon Whitehouse, Capitol, Sen Ted Cruz, Heidi


After social-media sites booted Trump, Mexican leaders want to put 'clear limits' on what those companies can do

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump no longer has a social-media platform after several sites banned him in the wake of the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill. Those bans are cause for dismay in Mexico, where the president and other leaders want to exert more control over social-media sites' ability to restrict users. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. MEXICO - The removal of President Donald Trump's accounts by top social-media sites has sparked fear am...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Mexico, Senate, Trends, Social Media, Snapchat, Mexico City, Party, Donald Trump, Latin America, Trump, Facebook Instagram, Monreal, Russia China


Ted Cruz says his wife is 'pissed' over leaked Cancún texts, suggests people 'just don't be a--holes'

Sen. Ted Cruz checking in at Cancun International Airport on Thursday. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz said his wife was "pissed" over leaked group texts about their trip to Cancún, Mexico. "Here's a suggestion: Just don't be a--holes," Cruz said during a podcast interview. Cruz has faced a wave of backlash for traveling to Cancún amid a deadly winter storm in Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas on Tuesday said his wife, Heidi...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Getty Images, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Fox News, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Sean Hannity, Sen Ted Cruz, Heidi, CANCUN Mexico


Ted Cruz says his wife is 'pissed' over leaked Cancun texts, suggests people 'just don't be ---holes'

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., checking into Cancun International Airport on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. MEGA/GC Images via Getty Images Ted Cruz said his wife was "pissed" over leaked group texts about their Cancun trip.  "Here's a suggestion: just don't be ---holes," Cruz said during a podcast interview.  Cruz has faced a wave of backlash for traveling to Cancun amid a deadly winter storm in Texas. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. GOP Sen. Ted Cruz on Tuesday said his wife, H...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, New York Times, Fox News, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Sean Hannity, Sen Ted Cruz, Heidi, CANCUN Mexico


Ted Cruz says the media is 'obsessed' with his Mexico trip because it's 'suffering from Trump withdrawal'

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas appearing on Fox News' "Hannity." Fox News Texas Sen. Ted Cruz addressed his Mexican vacation scandal on Fox's "Hannity" show on Monday. Cruz flew to Cancún as a winter storm crippled his state, leaving millions without power. He said the media "obsessed" over the vacation because it's "suffering from Trump withdrawal." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said he thinks the media is "obsessed" with his Mexican vacation s...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, Mexico, Trends, Ted Cruz, News UK, Fox News, Andrew Cuomo, Abc News, Cruz, Trump, Cancun, Sen Cruz, Sean Hannity, Sen Ted Cruz


Political considerations drive too many presidential policy shifts

Every new president of a different party than his predecessor changes policies upon entering office. This is particularly the case in foreign policy, where the president is able to move quickly and, often, without the need for congressional action. A re-evaluation of policy should be welcome when a new administration starts. A change driven by the desire to diverge from the previous administration, for that reason alone, however, might not be so wise. When President Donald Trump took over from P...
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A GOP congressman from Texas slams Ted Cruz as it emerges he took his college roommate on Cancun trip

Ranking Member Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) questions witnesses during a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing looking into the firing of State Department Inspector General Steven Linick, on Capitol Hill, in Washington D.C., U.S., September 16, 2020. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS A Texas GOP congressman slammed Sen. Ted Cruz for his Cancun trip during winter storms that crippled the state. Rep. Michael McCaul said: 'When a crisis hits my state ... I'm not g...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Ted Cruz, House Of Representatives, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, State Department, Republican


GOP congressman from Texas slams Ted Cruz as it emerges he took his college roommate on Cancun trip

Republican Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS Rep. Michael McCaul slammed Sen. Ted Cruz for going to Cancun, Mexico, during winter storms in Texas. "When a crisis hits my state, I'm there. I'm not going to go on some vacation," McCaul told CNN. Axios reported on Sunday that Cruz had invited his college roommate on the trip. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas criticized Sen. Ted Cruz for flying to Cancun,...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Nbc, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Ted Cruz, Associated Press, Houston, Princeton, Gates, Cruz


What happened last week? The House held its GameStop hearing, Texans lost power, NASA's Mars Rover landed, and Ted Cruz went to Cancun.

NASA's Perseverance rover. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Handout via Reuters What happened last week? Robinhood's CEO testified in a House committee. A winter storm cut off power to millions in Texas.  Senator Ted Cruz faced criticism for the timing of his family trip to Mexico.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. What happened last week?NASA's Perseverance rover landed safely on Mars last week. Mission control hosted a live broadcast during the landing. The rover started beam...
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The Latest: Texas reports 227 more confirmed COVID-19 deaths

By The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas — The number of deaths in Texas due to the illness caused by the coronavirus increased by more than 200 on Saturday while the number of people hospitalized with the virus declined, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. There were an additional 227 COVID-19 deaths, more than 4,900 new cases and 7,535 hospitalizations, a decline of 222 people hospitalized, the department reported. Texas has had more than 2.5 million coronavirus cases sinc...
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