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Aguirre claims inmates offered P100M to recant testimony vs. De Lima

MANILA, Philippines - Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Thursday claimed that eight inmates who testified against Sen. Leila De Lima were twice...

President Trump sends two Cabinet members south of the border

WASHINGTON -- President Trump sent two members of his Cabinet south of the border on Wednesday, to explain his new crackdown on illegal...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Pushes Hard for Stronger Dollar

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the strong U.S. dollar is a reflection of confidence in the U.S. economy and its performance compared to...

White House says U.S.-Mexico relationship ‘is phenomenal’

WASHINGTON - Top Trump administration officials are on their way to Mexico to talk through their controversial new deportation guidelines, as the White House...

Tillerson looking for ways to raise his public profile

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has asked his aides to find ways to improve his media profile, a request that comes as U.S. diplomats...

Palace OKs P1,000 SSS pension hike

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang has approved the P1,000 pension hike for around two million retirees of the Social Security System (SSS).Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is headed to Mexico to visit...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson headed to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto - a trip that, for past...

Trump’s understaffed Cabinet is being micromanaged by the White House, leading...

The White House's micromanaging may be rubbing many of its cabinet officials the wrong wayPresident Donald Trump's White House has a strange relationship with...

Mexico says will ‘not accept’ unilateral U.S. immigration policies

World News | Wed Feb 22, 2017 | 12:20pm EST MEXICO CITY Mexico will not accept new "unilateral" U.S. immigration proposals, and will...

General McMaster’s Appointment Might Mean ‘More US Forces in Iraq and...

"US Army Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster is a highly accomplished officer, who has served twice in Iraq and in Afghanistan. He is a...

Rex Tillerson Is Already Underwater

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is winging his way to Mexico today carrying a load of troubles in his bag: His boss is in...

The GOP’s lack of policy specifics is making its town hall...

You take the boisterous town hall grillings that Republican lawmakers are receiving, add it to a lack of detail on the GOP's biggest...

Mexico Claims It Refuses To Accept New U.S. Immigration Policies

Mexico said it will not accept the new immigration restrictions put forward by the United Staes in two Department of Homeland memos published...

Crowd At GOPer’s Town Hall: Investigate Trump Like You Investigated Benghazi

"You guys just want to investigate everybody. Well, some-" Womack began, as the crowd erupted in jeers."What about Benghazi?" one audience member shouted."You guys...

Trump Administration Officials Head to Mexico for Talks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly were set to arrive in Mexico on Wednesday for talks, as President Donald...

DHS Sec To Oversee Deportation During Guatemala Trip

Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly will travel to Guatemala Wednesday and oversee the arrival of a DHS flight carrying illegal immigrants.The DHS...

Order NBI to probe every drug-related killing

Newly-confirmed Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II must immediately enable the National Bureau of Investigation to start an independent, impartial and effective investigation into drug-related...

Trump Leaves Europe with Three Bad Options

tBy Kori SchakeKori Schake is a fellow at the Hoover Institution. t President Donald Trump disdains the EU, celebrates those who would wreck...

Dammit, We Hoped Rex Tillerson Was One Of The Grown-Ups

GODDAMMIT. We were all excited because it appears Donald Trump has nominated an actual grown adult to be his national security adviser, and we've...

In Policy Dissent, Jim Mattis Wields Influence

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis appears to be at odds with President Donald Trump on Russia and other key issues, setting up potential discord but...