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A U.S. Border Patrol agent listens from the front row as President Donald Trump declares a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border during remarks about border security in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Trump says he’ll declare emergency on U.S.-Mexico border

By Roberta Rampton and Richard Cowan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday announced he would declare a national (More...)

U.S. Senator Rubio warns Venezuela’s Maduro not to act against opposition

By Steven Grattan

CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, visiting the Colombia-Venezuela border on Sunday, warned Venezuelan President (More…)

No need for Shinzo Abe: Trump already nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

By Gwladys Fouche

OSLO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is not saying whether or not he nominated Donald (More…)

U.S. cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad: U.S. commander

By Phil Stewart

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian (More…)

California tells Trump that lawsuit over border wall is ‘imminent’

By David Morgan and David Lawder

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – California will “imminently” challenge President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national (More…)

U.S.-backed Syria force seeks help with Islamic State prisoner ‘time bomb’

By Ellen Francis and Philip Blenkinsop

BEIRUT/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Hundreds of foreign jihadist fighters held in Syria represent a “time (More…)

U.S.-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay

By Phil Stewart

AIRBASE IN NORTHEAST SYRIA (Reuters) – The commander of U.S.-backed forces in Syria called on Monday for (More…)

Spanish warship ordered ships to leave British waters near Gibraltar

LONDON (Reuters) – A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar but (More…)

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as (More…)

U.S. top court to decide legality of census citizenship question

By Andrew Chung

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of a fiercely contested plan by (More…)

Explainer: Low vaccination rates, global outbreaks fuel U.S. measles spread

By Steve Gorman

(Reuters) – A measles outbreak that has stricken at least 225 people in New York state since (More…)