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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution. The Republican president’s move, circumventing Congress, seeks to make good on a 2016 presidential campaign
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians. The company said on Thursday it did not see consistently “positive, collaborative” relationships
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(Reuters) – Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the Mexican found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of running a criminal enterprise that smuggled drugs into the United States, is likely headed to a “supermax” prison where repeating his past escapes would be nearly impossible. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Correctional Complex, including the Administrative Maximum Penitentiary
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump expressed displeasure on Tuesday with a deal by congressional negotiators on border security spending that offered no funds for his promised U.S.-Mexican border wall, but did not reject it outright and indicated he did not expect another government shutdown. Trump, who triggered a 35-day closure of about a quarter
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