The lawsuit, filed in a federal court in California, said the president’s order was contrary to the Presentment Clause that outlines legislative procedures and the Appropriations Clause, which defines Congress as the final arbiter of public funds. read more
When U.S. President Donald Trump sits down to talk peace with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un later this month, one of America’s closest allies -- Japan -- will be looking on with apprehension. read more
Carolina (C), daughter of Orfa, a migrant from Honduras, sits with friend Jefferson and younger sister Rachel on Christmas Eve inside her family’s trailer in Texico, New Mexico, U.S. Amid gang violence in Honduras, Orfa migrated to the US with her children Carolina, Bayron and Rachel in early 2018. As the fear of uncertainty remains, the family is acclimatising itself to their new lifestyle in the country.
The US president on Friday invoked a “national emergency” to justify tapping military and other funds for barrier construction, after Congress approved less than a fourth the $5.7 billion he had sought for border security. read more
President Donald Trump has threatened to releases hundreds of Islamic State fighters captured by the United States in Syria if Britain, Germany and other European countries did not take back their nationals among them, and put them on trial. read more
President Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to the UN, Heather Nauert, has withdrawn herself from consideration, weeks after she was named to succeed Nikki Haley, the first Indian-American to hold that cabinet-rank position. read more
One suit sought for the emergency order to be declared “to be in excess of presidential authority under Article II of the Constitution, an infringement on legislative authority, and invalid”. read more
A nonprofit sued to block President Donald Trump from diverting funds from the federal budget to spend about $8 billion on his promised border wall, hours after he declared a national emergency. read more