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The Biden administration is considering executive action to deter illegal migration at the southern border

The Biden administration is considering taking executive action to deter illegal migration across the southern border, according to two U.S. officials. As passing legislation on border security in Congress appears unlikely, the plans under consideration signal that the White House…

House Republicans fail to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

WASHINGTON — A monthslong GOP campaign to oust Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas collapsed in the House on Tuesday after Democrats and a trio of skeptical Republicans voted to reject a resolution to impeach him over his handling of the…

Lawyers and ethics experts defend Fani Willis as Trump seeks her removal in Georgia case

ATLANTA — A group of attorneys and ethics experts has filed a motion defending Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis as former President Donald Trump urge the court to remove her from his Georgia election interference case. In the court…

King diagnosed with cancer, Buckingham Palace says

King Charles has been diagnosed with a form of cancer, says Buckingham Palace. The type of cancer has not been revealed – it is not prostate cancer, but was discovered during his recent treatment for an enlarged prostate. The King…

A jobs crisis in India is driving workers to Israel

On a frigid morning last week, hundreds of men, wrapped up in woollens and blankets, queued up inside a sprawling university campus in India’s northern state of Haryana. The men, carrying backpacks and lunch bags, were queueing up for practical…

Ukraine and Russia complete first prisoner swap since plane crash

Russia and Ukraine say they have exchanged captured soldiers – the first swap since the crash of a Russian plane that Moscow claimed had 65 Ukrainian prisoners of war (PoWs) on board. Russia’s military says each side got 195 soldiers…

US elections: Biden set to win South Carolina Democratic primary.

In what appeared to be a victory statement, Mr Biden pledged to make Republican Donald Trump a “loser”. The vote marked the first official Democratic party primary ahead of this year’s presidential election. President Biden faces little competition for his…

Hage Geingob: Namibia’s president dies aged 82.

Namibia’s President Hage Geingob has died while receiving medical treatment at a hospital in the capital, Windhoek. Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba announced that Mr Geingob had died in the early hours of Sunday morning. “At his side was his dear wife…

Supreme Court may look to the Civil War to resolve whether Trump can be on the ballot.

WASHINGTON — It was in a packed courtroom in Richmond, Virginia — the former capital of the Confederacy — in December 1868 where Chief Justice Salmon Chase concluded that Jefferson Davis, the defeated rebel president, should not face prosecution for…

Ex-Trump administration official shot in Washington, D.C., carjacking spree dies.

Mike Gill, the former Trump administration official who was shot during a Washington D.C.,carjacking spree on Monday, died Saturday, his wife said in a statement. Gill, who previously worked at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission under former President Donald…