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In issuing an executive order suspending the family separation policy, Donald Trump tried to cauterize a self-inflicted political wound. Win McNamee : Getty Images

Donald Trump signs executive order to keep children, parents together at border

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order ending his policy of taking migrant children away from their parents at the border.

Donald Trump says he will sign executive order to avoid family separations

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would sign an executive order to keep migrant families together at the border with Mexico, amid an escalating uproar over the separation of children from their parents.

Donald Trump’s deputy chief of staff becomes latest to leave White House

The White House on Tuesday announced the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s administration: deputy chief of staff Joe Hagin, who played a key role in organizing the historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice.

Melania Trump calls for end to immigrants’ family separation

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump has called on both Democrats and Republicans to join forces to stop federal authorities from separating children from their parents when apprehended at the border.

Donald Trump hosts Japan’s Shinzo Abe, five days before summit with Kim Jong-un

With less than a week to go before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US President Donald Trump plays host Thursday to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who wants his voice heard ahead of the unprecedented talks.

Ex-President George H.W. Bush hospitalized again

A little more than three weeks after he was released from hospital, former US president George H. W. Bush was re-admitted on Sunday with low blood pressure and fatigue, his spokesman said.

Foreign media head to North Korea for nuclear site destruction

Foreign journalists headed to North Korea on Tuesday to watch the promised destruction of its nuclear test site, a move seen as a goodwill gesture before a planned summit with the United States.

Donald Trump’s nominee vows CIA will not engage in torture

US President Donald Trump's nominee to head the CIA has vowed the spy agency will "never, ever" resume a programme of harsh interrogations, often denounced as torture, under her watch.

Iraq journalist who threw shoes at ex-US President Bush stands for parliament

The Iraqi journalist who grabbed headlines around the world by hurling his shoes at then US president George W. Bush is pitching for a seat in parliament at upcoming elections.

Kanye West provokes fresh backlash calling slavery choice

Rapper Kanye West, on the receiving end of criticism in the music world after backing President Donald Trump, sparked fresh outrage Tuesday when he called slavery “a choice.”

Angela Merkel heads for tough Donald Trump talks on trade, Iran nuclear deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits US President Donald Trump on Friday for a last-ditch European effort to prevent a transatlantic trade war and save the Iran nuclear deal.

George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital

Former US President George H.W. Bush, admitted to the hospital shortly after the funeral of his beloved wife, has been moved out of intensive care, his office said on Wednesday.

Jim Mattis disputes report he wanted US Congress to approve Syria strike

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday pushed back against a report saying he had unsuccessfully urged President Donald Trump to seek congressional approval ahead of last week's air strikes in Syria.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, others mourn Barbara Bush, wife, mother of US President

U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania, former Presidents and first ladies Barack Obama and Michelle, and Bill Clinton and Hillary were among dignitaries that have mourned former First Lady Barbara Bush.

North Korea’s muted response on Syria strikes speaks volumes

A day after US, French and British missiles slammed into suspected chemical weapons sites in SAyria, authorities in North Korea — its longstanding friend — held dances in the street to celebrate founder Kim Il Sung’s birthday.

America’s ex-first lady rejects further medical help as her health fails

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who has been battling congestive heart failure, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and go home from a hospital to be “surrounded by a family she adores,” according to a statement released Sunday by the office of former President George H.W. Bush.

Donald Trump orders National Guard to Mexican border

President Donald Trump has ordered National Guard personnel to the southern US border, his administration said Wednesday, in a bid to clamp down on illegal immigration from Mexico.

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