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U.S. President Donald Trump will ask Congress to boost Pentagon spending in the next fiscal year by $54 billion in his first budget proposal and slash the same amount from non-defense spending, including a large reduction in foreign aid.
SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year using a spaceship under development for NASA astronauts and a heavy-lift rocket yet to be flown, the launch company announced on Feb. 27
WASHINGTON - Reuters
The White House excluded several major U.S. news organizations, including some it has openly criticized, from an off-camera briefing held by the White House press secretary on Feb. 24, representatives of the organizations said
RIO DE JANEIRO – Agence France-Presse
Nine people were injured in Brazil on Feb. 28 during the fourth round of samba parades when the platform of a float collapsed under the weight of dancers
MEXICO CITY - Agence France-Presse
Mexico’s foreign minister has warned the United States that his country will impose tariffs on U.S. products if President Donald Trump taxes Mexican imports to finance a border wall.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of the Navy withdrew from consideration on Feb. 26, the second time a Trump nominee to lead one of the armed services bowed out because of government conflict-of-interest rules
The Pentagon’s top officer has said he is readying a “full range of options” for President Donald Trump on the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria, adding that he would underline the importance of Turkey.
NEW ORLEANS - Reuters
A pickup truck driven by a man who appeared to be “highly intoxicated” plowed into a crowd of spectators watching the main Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans on Feb. 25, sending more than 20 people to the hospital, police said
U.S. officials promised Mexico no “mass deportations” or use of military force to expel immigrants, moving to calm tensions over President Donald Trump’s vow to crack down on “bad dudes” illegally residing in his country.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
President Donald Trump has ratcheted up his feud with the U.S. media, announcing he will skip the annual correspondents’ dinner one day after a row erupted over White House press access
CALIFORNIA – The Associated Press
In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from school and access their bank accounts to pay their bills in the event they are arrested by immigration agents