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Mexico’s foreign secretary rejects Trump deportation policy

Mexico’s foreign secretary rejects Trump deportation policy

Image copyright AP Image caption Mexico will not hesitate to defend human rights, the foreign secretary said Mexico has condemned new guidelines issued by the United States on deporting undocumented immigrants. Under plans unveiled by the Trump administration on Tuesday, almost all people staying in the US illegally can be subject to deportation. Mexican Foreign […]

Trump rescinds transgender bathroom rules from Obama era

Trump rescinds transgender bathroom rules from Obama era

Image copyright AFP Image caption Some US schools have already introduced gender neutral bathrooms or allowed students to choose The Trump administration has rescinded guidance enacted by his predecessor in favour of transgender students, the White House has said. The Obama-era rule directed public schools to allow transgender pupils to use toilets of their gender […]

Melania Trump re-files Daily Mail lawsuit without controversial wording

Melania Trump re-files Daily Mail lawsuit without controversial wording

Image copyright AP Image caption Mrs Trump’s lawsuit initially said she lost a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to profit from her high profile Lawyers for US First Lady Melania Trump have re-filed a defamation case against UK newspaper Daily Mail. The new complaint drops wording that said Mrs Trump missed a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to profit from her […]

Donald Trump’s golf hobby under scrutiny with Clinton tweet

Donald Trump’s golf hobby under scrutiny with Clinton tweet

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump (pictured here with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the left) has made visits to his Florida golf courses a weekend habit during his first month in office A Hillary Clinton retweet has drawn attention to President Donald Trump’s golf outings, which critics are hoping to turn into […]

US Muslim community campaigns to repair Jewish cemetery

US Muslim community campaigns to repair Jewish cemetery

Image copyright AP Image caption The Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery in St Louis, Missouri, was vandalised on Monday A US Muslim-led fundraising project to help repair a Jewish cemetery that was vandalised has raised more than three times its $20,000 (£16,000) target. The crowdfunding campaign, which calls for “solidarity with the Jewish-American community”, aims to […]

Mexican man kills himself after being deported from US

Mexican man kills himself after being deported from US

Image copyright AFP Image caption Guadalupe Olivas Valencia jumped off a bridge near El Chaparral border post A Mexican man has apparently taken his own life just half an hour after being deported from the United States. Guadalupe Olivas Valencia, 45, jumped from a bridge at the border after he was deported for the third […]

‘Refugees Welcome’ banner hung on Statue of Liberty in New York

‘Refugees Welcome’ banner hung on Statue of Liberty in New York

Image copyright AP Image caption Attaching items to the Statue of Liberty is strictly prohibited National Park Service police are investigating after a giant “Refugees Welcome” banner was illegally attached to the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday. The 3ft by 20ft banner was placed across the observation deck on statue’s pedestal on Liberty Island, New […]

Candice Wiggins: I was bullied in WNBA for being straight

Candice Wiggins: I was bullied in WNBA for being straight

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wiggins said she was bullied from the time she was drafted by the Minnesota Lynx Former US basketball star Candice Wiggins says she was bullied during her career for being heterosexual. Wiggins, 30, told the San Diego Union-Tribune that the culture in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) was […]

Flynn contact with Russia: Republicans join calls for investigation

Media captionIs losing top job in 24 days a record? Leading members of the US Republican Party have joined calls for a wide investigation into the former national security adviser’s links with Russia. Michael Flynn quit on Monday over claims he discussed US sanctions with Russia before Donald Trump took office. On Tuesday, a White […]

Trump’s Defence Secretary Mattis meets Nato amid Russia concerns

Media captionWhere did Gen James Mattis get his nickname “Mad Dog”? Nato defence ministers are gathering in Brussels for their first meeting with the new US Defence Secretary James Mattis. Mr Mattis is expected to reaffirm US commitment to the defence alliance, after disparaging comments from President Donald Trump. But he is also expected to […]