Migrants

ICE launches small-scale immigration raids in some US cities

No immediate sign of large deportation sweeps as immigrant families wait in uncertainty.

ICE launches small-scale immigration raids in some US cities

United States

UK envoy said Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama: Report

Leaked cables quote Britain's US envoy as saying that US president ditched agreement because it was Obama's deal.

UK envoy said Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama: Report

AJ Impact

Trump aides pick sanctions to punish Turkey for Russian missiles

US sanctions to punish Turkey over S-400 missile system are expected to be announced next week, sources tell Bloomberg.

Trump aides pick sanctions to punish Turkey for Russian missiles

Immigration

US: Undocumented immigrants, advocates prepare for mass ICE raids

Trump confirms mass raids on immigrant communities in 10 major cities are set to begin this weekend.

US: Undocumented immigrants, advocates prepare for mass ICE raids

United States

Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

US vice president deplores immigration crisis that is 'overwhelming our system' following visit to overcrowded camp.

Mike Pence tour of migrant centre shows men crowded in cages

AJ Impact

Ethereum cofounder: Facebook's Libra may undo blockchain gains

A cryptocurrency trailblazer is concerned about how the Libra will affect privacy and corporate control.

Ethereum cofounder: Facebook's Libra may undo blockchain gains

Mueller Probe

US House panels expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week

Delay expected, but not confirmed as politicians make conflicting statements on Mueller's scheduled hearing.

US House panels expected to delay Mueller testimony by a week

United States

US House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes

House passes defence bill with amendments addressing Iran, Saudi arms sales and Yemen. Trump has threatened a veto.

US House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes

AJ IMPACT

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scrutiny

Acosta faces criticism over his handling of a plea deal of Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing minors.

AJ Impact

Huawei calls on US to lift export restrictions

Huawei chairman says yet to see benefits from President Trump's promise to allow partial lifting of export curbs.

Huawei calls on US to lift export restrictions

AJ Impact

White House changes course on how to cut prescription costs

By ditching rebate plan drug companies favoured, Trump signals new willingness to take on manufacturers directly.

White House changes course on how to cut prescription costs

Donald Trump

Trump ends bid for citizenship question on US 2020 census

Trump abandons effort, but directs Commerce Department to explore other avenues for question.

Trump ends bid for citizenship question on US 2020 census

Immigration

US 'roundup' of undocumented migrants may begin on Sunday

Immigrants say their communities have been 'in constant fear' over expected sweep targeting families in major US cities.

US 'roundup' of undocumented migrants may begin on Sunday

The Far Right

Critics slam Trump 'social media summit' over far-right invitees

Several far-right figures including some who push conspiracy theories and spread false rumors reportedly among invitees.

Critics slam Trump 'social media summit' over far-right invitees

United States

Trump to announce action over census citizenship question: report

Trump's expected executive action in fight to add citizenship question to the census likely sets up another legal battle

Trump to announce action over census citizenship question: report