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Trump seeks $8.6 billion for border wall

The cost of Trump's border wall is more than six times what Congress designated in each of the previous two fiscal years, and 6 percent more than Trump has corralled by invoking emergency powers...
Bernie Sanders Student Loan Debt

Sanders proposes $1.6 trillion student loan forgiveness plan

Vermont Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has revealed a new plan to eliminate student loan debt for over 45 million Americans. Sanders is proposing that the federal government pay to wipe clean the...
Mexico Trade

Mexico sits down with U.S. to discuss trade

The U.S. and Mexico are moving forward to discuss trade and immigration issues that have negatively impacted the relations between the neighboring countries in recent years. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador met with U.S....
Ocasio-Cortez Congress

Ocasio-Cortez suggests Congress should be paid more

As the United States' first 'millennial' member of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become a divisive political figure. And now, her constituents are up in arms about a new plan to bump her and her...
UK EU Brexit

₤600 million lost weekly as UK fails on Brexit plan

The UK Parliament has when again failed to come to an arrangement in the ongoing Brexit saga, and the cost to the country is starting to add up. The second series of votes on Brexit...
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Markets brace for prolonged trade war

The trade war is officially back on, with the United States and China both refusing to give even an inch, causing investors worldwide to lose big as markets face their worst May in nearly...
TikTok Ban

President Trump’s TikTok Ban Will Never Pass

A federal judge postponed a Trump administration order yesterday that would have banned one of the country's most popular social media and entertainment apps, just hours before the TikTok ban was set to take...
Trudeau Scandal

Justin Trudeau scandal worsens as cabinet exodus continues

Two high-profile women ministers in the cabinet of Trudeau, including Canada's first indigenous justice minister, and his lead aide and close friend resigned in demonstration. The former justice minister and attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould, says...
Trade Deal

Trump lights a fire under China as trade deal fails to materialize

U.S. President Donald Trump has increased the pressure on Beijing to bring an end to the ongoing trade war, threatening to ramp up tariffs if a trade deal is not made by the end...
Financial Services Committee

Financial Services Committee grills Big Bank CEOs

The chief executives of some of the largest banks in the U.S. are appearing before the Financial Services Committee on Wednesday for the very first time since the 2008 financial crisis, as they deal...