Friday , 22 June 2018

Politics

Hundreds of separated migrant families reunited

By LL Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Hundreds of families that were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border after crossing illegally have been reunited, a source has told ABC News. And in the wake of Donald Trump’s signing of an executive order to halt families being torn apart, the Department of Homeland Security has ceased referring members of families to the Department …

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US mayors rally at border town against Trump's family separation policy

By SL iStock/Thinkstock(TORNILLO, Texas) — Mayors from around the nation and across the political aisle will converge on a border town Thursday morning to protest President Donald Trump’s family separation policy. Trump, appearing to cave to the global outrage and immense political pressure, signed an executive order on Wednesday ending his administration’s controversial policy of forcibly separating immigrant families at …

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Supreme Court opens up possibility for online sales tax

By SL iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In a case that could likely mean consumers paying more nationwide, the Supreme Court on Thursday opened the door for states to collect sales taxes on purchases from online retailers even if that company doesn’t have a physical presence in that state. The court overturned a longstanding rule that states can collect sales taxes only on …

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