Pressure mounts on Trump to deliver for Iowa ahead of elections

Warren Bachman, a 72-year-old Iowa soybean farmer, is one of many who turned Clarke County into Donald Trump country, as the Republican president took 61 percent of the votes in 2016 in a county that went for Democrat Barack Obama four years earlier. Source: Reuters-Politics | Pressure mounts on Trump to deliver for Iowa ahead […]

U.S. attorney general issues order to speed up immigrant deportations

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday sought to speed up the deportation of illegal immigrants, telling immigration judges they should only postpone cases in removal proceedings “for good cause shown.” Source: Reuters-Politics | U.S. attorney general issues order to speed up immigrant deportations

Trump's military parade planned for November postponed: Pentagon

A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump that had been planned for November in Washington has been postponed until at least next year, the Defense Department said on Thursday. Source: Reuters-Politics | Trump's military parade planned for November postponed: Pentagon

U.S. attorney general issues order to speed immigration cases

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an order on Thursday seeking to speed up the handling of deportation cases, telling immigration judges they should only issue continuances in immigrant removal proceedings for “good cause.” Source: Reuters-Politics | U.S. attorney general issues order to speed immigration cases

Pentagon postpones military parade in Washington until next year

A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump that had been planned for November in Washington has been postponed until next year, the Defense Department said. Source: Reuters-Politics | Pentagon postpones military parade in Washington until next year

Jury in Manafort trial asks U.S. judge about 'reasonable doubt'

The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict but with several questions, including how to define “reasonable doubt.” Source: Reuters-Politics | Jury in Manafort trial asks U.S. judge about 'reasonable doubt'

Bolton to discuss arms control, Iran, Syria in talks with Russian counterpart

U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton will discuss arms control treaties and Iran’s role in Syria in talks with Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Geneva next week, an administration official said on Thursday. Source: Reuters-Politics | Bolton to discuss arms control, Iran, Syria in talks with Russian counterpart

Trump administration proposes production quota cuts for six opioids

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed that U.S. drugmakers cut production quotas of the six most abused opioids by 10 percent next year to fight a nationwide addiction crisis. Source: Reuters-Politics | Trump administration proposes production quota cuts for six opioids