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Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag

An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in its place. The Friday night march outside an Immigrat...

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag

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Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
09:00 2019-07-13

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also raised. Around 2,000 protesters gathered at the Au...
10:26 2019-07-13

Flag Code outlines how to properly display American flag this July 4th Courtesy: Getty Images Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal. Nike had intended to release a pair of Air Max 1 Quick Strike sneak...
23:52 2019-07-03

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
07:13 2019-07-20

Rep. Chip Roy visits Colorado ICE facility where protesters replaced American flag with Mexico's A Texas congressman visited a Colorado Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where left-wing protesters raised a Mexican flag in place of the American flag. ...
23:00 2019-07-15

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees, and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happen....
21:13 2019-07-03

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban flag burning....
22:00 2019-06-15

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Supreme Court case that bears his name....
01:13 2019-06-15

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.        ...
16:52 2019-06-14

Baghdad protesters take down Bahrain flag over Trump peace conference More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain's Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom's flag on Thursday night to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace....
01:52 2019-06-28

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
03:00 2019-07-15

Flag-waving 63-year-old gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Alexandra Wong, 63, who has smaller Union Jack flags pinned to her clothes and bags, has been on the front lines of mass protests in the former British colony and sometimes in tense standoffs between police and student activists....
18:39 2019-07-03

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands out....
11:39 2019-07-03

Cleveland to pay $225G to American flag burner at 2016 GOP convention The city of Cleveland has agreed to pay $225,000 to a well-known flag-burning protester who was arrested after lighting a match to an American flag at the 2016 Republican National Convention....
20:13 2019-06-11

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our American Flag,” Trump tweeted. “A no brainer!” Daines...
23:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territory’s main legislative chamber....
07:13 2019-07-02

Teen mows American flag onto yard in honor of fallen Army pal A patriotic Texas teen honored his fallen soldier friend by mowing an image of the American flag into his front yard — just days before the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Cameron James, 17, told local NBC affiliate KXAS that one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army......
02:00 2019-07-04

Phoenix mural of American flag vandalized with anti-Trump message PHOENIX (12 News) – It’s a busy street with a blaring bulletin, bad words written across the American flag. A mural that’s been painted on a Valley fence for decades has been defaced. Someone turned a patriotic symbol into a political message, one that some neighbors living near 40th Str...
02:26 2019-06-28

In Cincinnati, National Flag Co. celebrates 150 years making American flags July Fourth marks the end of 'flag season' for the West End's National Flag Co., a local manufacturer that deals in American and other flags.       ...
00:26 2019-07-04

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
22:26 2019-07-05

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
05:00 2019-07-02

Jesse Watters: Flag protesters like 'bitter' Kaepernick want 'to divide the country and make everybody else feel miserable' Ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's reported objection to Nike's Betsy Ross-themed sneakers is the latest disturbing expression of anti-American sentiment, according to Jesse Watters....
03:39 2019-07-03

Texas teen mows American flag into yard in tribute to fallen soldier HASLET, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas teenager braved the brutal summer heat to honor a friend in a very patriotic way. Cameron James, 17, said one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army last week in Arizona. To pay tribute to him, James mowed an image of the American flag into hi...
01:00 2019-07-03

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American accomplishments over its history, including the moon l...
18:00 2019-07-05

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
20:39 2019-05-23

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day in Arizona,” he was planning on announcing a “maj...
15:13 2019-07-02

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
05:26 2019-07-02

Arizona Governor to yank Nike financial incentives after company pulls American flag sneakers The Republican governor said Nike's decision "is a shameful retreat for the company. American businesses should be proud of our country's history, not abandoning it."...
15:13 2019-07-02

A Texas teenager spent four hours mowing the American flag into his lawn to honor a fallen soldier 17-year-old Cameron James spent four hours mowing an American flag into his lawn to honor his friend, Army Pfc. Kevin Christian.        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Allie Long briefly drops American flag during World Cup celebration, Kelley O'Hara picks it up Just moments after the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to secure their second straight World Cup title, midfielder Allie Long came under fire for briefly dropping the American flag during her celebration with Golden Boot winner and outspoken Trump critic Megan Rapinoe....
21:52 2019-07-08

Fallen Heroes Memorial in Florida made of dog tags of fallen soldiers as American flag The Fallen Heroes Memorial is now stationed in Florida, honoring American veterans with a 28-foot-wide American flag made of the dog tags of fallen soldiers....
03:52 2019-06-28

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
20:00 2019-05-22

Later-in-life virgins – ‘At my age, it becomes a red flag’ In these open-minded times, one taboo has held steady: never having had sex at all. Four thirtysomething virgins explain how they deal with the stigmaRichard’s colleagues call him their work therapist. He’s empathetic and a good listener, he says – “so a lot of people tell me about their personal sh...
00:13 2019-06-19

‘The Profit’ says the big flag stays even if he goes to jail RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The man known as television’s “The Profit” says he’ll go to jail before he removes a huge American flag flying at a recreational vehicle store that his company owns and that’s the subject of a lawsuit because of its size. Businessman and reality tel...
21:13 2019-05-29

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar A hateful jerk set fire to a gay pride flag hanging outside a Harlem bar early Monday — a month after two of the rainbow-colored emblems were torched at the same nightspot, according to police. The flag went up in smoke at around 12:45 a.m. outside of Alibi Lounge on West 139th Street and Adam......
20:39 2019-07-08

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag after all. The city of Statesville, North Carolina, said in a news release Wednesday that its leaders ...
01:26 2019-05-30

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it with a Mexican flag. Friday night’s protest in Aurora...
06:39 2019-07-15

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes....
17:13 2019-07-22

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
12:52 2019-06-04

‘The Profit’ says limits on US flag size unconstitutional RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reality television star says in a court filing that it’s unconstitutional for a North Carolina city to ban a huge American flag flying at his recreational vehicle store because of its size. Attorneys for Marcus Lemonis say in a filing in Iredell County that the U.S. and ...
18:39 2019-06-06

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes after his objection to their sale was consistent with that move, writes columnist John D. Stoll....
16:26 2019-07-03

'Under one flag': two Belgiums seek one government after vote Belgium was stunned on Monday by a Flemish separatist surge in national elections that will make forming a new federal government a tortuous task as the country's French-speaking region moved further to the left....
16:13 2019-05-27

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
08:00 2019-06-21

PG&E proactively cuts power to 1,600 due to red flag weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
23:39 2019-06-08

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering the third turn, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have the track position, Bourdais put a bit of a squeez...
06:26 2019-05-27

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
04:52 2019-07-15

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
13:26 2019-06-16

FIA to discuss FE driver behaviour after Bern red flag incident The FIA will discuss the behaviour of several ABB FIA Formula E drivers during the red flag stoppage in Bern ahead of the season finale in New York, Autosport understands...
15:52 2019-07-01

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
13:26 2019-05-28

‘The Profit’ loses city vote against his huge US flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star’s huge Stars and Stripes. News outlets report the Statesville City Council voted down changes to the flag ordinance Monday night. That means flags in St...
16:39 2019-06-18

Moutet carries French flag with a little help from Rafa and Roger Corentin Moutet became the youngest French man since Gael Monfils in 2006 to reach the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday just as old stagers Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet exited the tournament....
18:52 2019-05-29

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted like a rainbow. The display, which coincides with ...
04:52 2019-06-16

Neuville: WRC needs permanent rally officiator after Chile red flag Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has called on the FIA to give the World Rally Championship a permanent rally officiator, along the lines of Formula 1's race director role...
14:13 2019-05-30

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
00:52 2019-07-19

Haley doubts he would have shock NASCAR Daytona win without red flag Spire Motorsports Chevrolet driver Justin Haley says his shock NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona would likely not have happened without the red flag that ultimately ended the race...
18:39 2019-07-09

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are widely co......
20:13 2019-07-16

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
00:26 2019-06-28

Nike should've done their research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
16:52 2019-07-03

Make an Easy Summer Dessert That Isn't a Flag Cake With so much focus on grilling, Independence Day desserts are often an afterthought, unless they take the form of the dreaded flag cake—the American flag bikini of the dessert world. But there are a lot of delicious, easy, non-flag-cake desserts you can make for today, or for the rest of the summer,...
19:26 2019-07-04

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
00:00 2019-06-08

Detroit IndyCar: Rossi leads practice, Pagenaud causes red flag Alexander Rossi topped Friday IndyCar practice in Detroit, but Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud halted the afternoon session by smacking a wall...
23:39 2019-05-31

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council’s first openly gay member, says he’s ...
10:13 2019-06-21

Panama to withdraw flag from oil tanker towed to Iran after disappearance Panama began the flag withdrawal process on Friday after an investigation determined the tanker had "deliberately violated international regulations" by not reporting any unusual situation....
07:26 2019-07-21

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfortable viewing in Beijing: The British colonial flag draped aloft a podium in the assembly’s chamber...
05:26 2019-07-05

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Indigenous-themed emojis are coming to Android and iO...
18:52 2019-07-12

High school yearbooks recalled over Confederate flag photo THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has recalled a high school’s yearbook that had a cover featuring a picture of a Confederate flag. On its Facebook page, Thomasville City Schools said the Thomasville High School yearbook used several photos from yearbooks past, including ...
01:26 2019-05-30

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, many of whom formerly in bondage, who fought to en...
20:26 2019-06-17

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery, Nike-sponsored athlete Colin Kaepernick said....
05:52 2019-07-03

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
15:39 2019-06-30

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
18:52 2019-07-15

Stewards admit to Monaco F2 error with lapped cars under red flag Formula 2 race stewards have admitted to mistakenly placing more than half the Monaco feature race field one lap down, but say there was "no equitable method to resolve this"...
23:39 2019-05-24

Devin Hester's son looks like an elusive flag football player The former return man shared a video of his son, Dray, who hit flag football field at the Top 100 Central Florida camp. His son has some nice moves.       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
20:39 2019-07-18

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start of his Fourth of July “Salute to America.” Two people were arrested — one was charged with malicious burning and felony assault on a police ...
08:39 2019-07-05

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
02:00 2019-07-10

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less than two months the nightspot’s rainbow-colored emblems were set ablaze. The surveillance video shows the suspect sitting on a stoop at about 12:25 a.m. w...
09:39 2019-07-09

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
22:13 2019-06-14

Maker of top-rated NFL helmet unveils flag football version The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football....
17:26 2019-07-02

U.S. embassies denied permission to fly LGBTQ2 pride flag from flagpoles: Reports While embassies are required to obtain permission from the State Department when flying anything besides the American flag on their main flagpoles, the Obama administration had previously granted blanket permission to allow embassies to fly the flag during the month of June....
21:13 2019-06-08

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
20:00 2019-06-13

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the back of his truck. ...
13:00 2019-07-03

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
06:13 2019-05-24

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to remember Kevin Christian. According to “Military Times” the 21-year-old died Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound while patrolling th...
19:13 2019-07-03

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has never suspended Trump, though he often tweets insu...
20:52 2019-06-27

Soldier places flag in ‘jaw-dropping’ display amid torrential downpour Even Mother Nature at her wildest couldn’t stop this soldier from paying his respects to the fallen. Moving video and photos show a proud member of the 3rd US Infantry Regiment ignoring a raging storm to place a flag at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. As onlook...
18:00 2019-05-27

Retired Marine stands up to Nike with Betsy Ross flag tattoo Retired marine Johnny (Joey) Jones was so adamant in his support for the Betsy Ross flag, he decided to tattoo it on his arm as a rebuke to Nike's decision to pull a set of shoes bearing the iconic flag's design....
18:52 2019-07-06

Chris Pratt called a 'white supremacist' over Gadsden flag T-shirt Yahoo is facing heavy criticism for calling Chris Pratt a "white supremacist" for wearing a T-shirt with the Gadsden flag in an article published Tuesday....
17:00 2019-07-17

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
14:39 2019-05-21

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone saying: “all gays die.” The footage, posted online last week, shows someone lighting the rainbow flag on fire and laughing as another person ma...
06:52 2019-06-20

Rainbow flag set on fire for second time at New York's only black-owned gay bar For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag at the entrance to a New York City gay bar was set aflame.        ...
14:00 2019-07-08

Pence defends barring rainbow flag at US embassies during pride month Vice President Mike Pence said it was “the right decision” by the Trump administration to deny requests to fly rainbow flags during gay pride month, according to a new report. Pence confirmed a recent report by NBC News that found the US Department of State prohibited at least four US embassies R...
15:26 2019-06-11

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’s Great to be Straight” to fly a straight pride flag at City Hall, according to new reports. The city council in Airdrie, Alberta, received a letter f...
00:39 2019-07-04

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” which is also the date of the commander in......
23:26 2019-06-14

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
06:00 2019-07-02

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
05:52 2019-07-21

Battle flag carried by black Union troops sells for $200K DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A flag that was carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War and hand-painted by an acclaimed African American artist will join one of the country’s most comprehensive Civil War collections. The Atlanta History Center bought the flag at auction Thursday...
01:13 2019-06-15

Black couple turns away white repairman who had Confederate flag on truck A black couple in Georgia turned away a white repairman who showed up to their house while flying a large Confederate flag, leaving the couple in utter “disbelief” before saying he wasn’t welcome. The Saturday exchange between Zeke and Allison Brown and a contractor in his early 20s identified only ...
18:52 2019-07-05

Tesla Said to Ready Production Boost, Flag Return to Hiring Mode Tesla is poised to increase production at its California car plant and is back in hiring mode, according to an internal email sent days after the company wrapped up a record quarter of deliveries....
12:26 2019-07-11

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
04:39 2019-07-05

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
12:39 2019-06-02

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
04:39 2019-07-03

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an early version of the American flag in celebration of the July Fourth holiday and was scheduled to go on ...
03:39 2019-07-02

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America and its uniformed services? (If you go one day with...
15:39 2019-06-04

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s one of 11 such flags painted by African American ...
07:26 2019-06-10

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-NFL quarterback and Nike endorser Colin Kaepernick ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration camps.”...
15:13 2019-07-03

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewards. Leclerc was squeezed wide when the Red Bull d...
22:39 2019-06-30

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during the Obama administration....
21:39 2019-06-08

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the moon for other planets, other stars. The following ...
16:13 2019-07-20

Sweet note from LGBTQ teen thanks couple for displaying a pride flag in Texas The note said the Pride flag waving outside the couple’s home gave the teen courage to come out to their family.        ...
22:13 2019-06-21

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world. Earlier this year, its Alpha Star defeated two middle-tier pros at StarCraft II. Now it’s learning to wi...
03:39 2019-06-01

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early American flag that many attribute to Betsy Ross. In ...
20:00 2019-07-02

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract after flag-shoe flap, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike after it canceled an American-flag-themed sneaker, a small city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town....
04:00 2019-07-03

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
19:13 2019-07-10

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
06:52 2019-05-30

Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic -- with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas -- the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony in 2013....
20:13 2019-07-05

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick calling for rollback of Nike shoe release Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
18:26 2019-07-03

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, it's a political movement....
01:52 2019-07-18

Why Apollo’s Stars and Stripes US flag 'flaps' in notorious Moon landing conspiracy theory A NAGGING conspiracy theory surrounding the Moon landing and a fluttering American flag has been debunked – destroying claims the momentous mission was faked....
12:26 2019-07-19

An inclusive Pride flag is the first step in confronting racism in LGBT+ spaces | Sharan Dhaliwal Until people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds feel comfortable in LGBT+ communities, the new black and brown stripes are vitalThe first bricks at the Stonewall riots were thrown by Marsha P Johnson, a black trans sex worker, and Sylvia Ray Rivera, a Latina trans sex worker. Yet many seem u...
11:26 2019-06-21

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
04:39 2019-07-05

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
17:13 2019-07-03

Homeowners Hang Mannequin and Confederate Flag in Front Yard, Claim It's a Leftover Halloween Decoration An Arkansas woman showing obvious signs of being racist as fuck economic anxiety insisted that she decorated her front yard with a mannequin hanging from a tree next to a Confederate flag as a tribute to her favorite movie that she couldn’t quite remember, insisting that it had absolutely nothing to...
03:39 2019-05-31

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
22:26 2019-06-04

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
17:13 2019-07-03

Trolls and a flag leave sports marketing masters of universe in black hole | Marina Hyde Botched launches of Arsenal’s kit and Nike’s trainer exposes halfwitted naivety among wizards of merchandisingDoes any profession attract a higher percentage of sweet summer children than sportswear marketing? We are encouraged to think of this most modern discipline as a sophisticated, perhaps even...
16:39 2019-07-03

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick’s call to cancel Nike’s Betsy Ross shoe Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
09:26 2019-07-04

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
15:26 2019-06-11

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
07:52 2019-07-03

After Colin Kaepernick complaint, Nike reportedly pulls shoe with ‘Betsy Ross flag’ design The former NFL quarterback, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, objected to what he saw as the association the 13-star flag has with an era marked by slavery....
10:52 2019-07-02

Anti-Defamation League weighs in on Betsy Ross flag debate after Nike pulls shoe The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday weighed into the Betsy Ross flag debate after Colin Kaepernick reportedly raised concerns to Nike officials about putting the flag on a sneaker....
22:00 2019-07-04

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raymond Santana Supports Boycott of Central Park Five ...
18:52 2019-06-04

Cubs Class AA affiliate calls out Colin Kaepernick, draws Betsy Ross flag on infield dirt The Tennessee Smokies deleted and apologized for a tweet they posted mocking Kaepernick, who was reported to have encouraged Nike to pull shoes with a design on them of the flag....
09:26 2019-07-04

Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July Getty Images/Raymond Boyd Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others find the specific flag offensive, because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The company slat...
05:00 2019-07-03

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
10:00 2019-07-02

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to company officials....
02:13 2019-07-03

Arizona Gov. Ducey to pull Nike plant incentives over reported Colin Kaepernick, Betsy Ross flag flap Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday he was ordering the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw incentives for Nike building a manufacturing plant in the state....
15:52 2019-07-02

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
01:13 2019-06-13

Soldier seen placing flag at Tomb of Unknown Soldier during torrential rain An “Old Guard” soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe thunderstorm is drawing notice ahead of Memorial Day....
18:39 2019-05-25

Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong put a flag on the moon. Here's what you can and can't see in the iconic photo To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, USA TODAY spoke with NASA experts to explain the details in the famed flag photo on the moon.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

'Not all country boys are bigots': Photo of duct tape Pride flag on truck goes viral Cody Barlow missed Tulsa's Pride parade but he did not miss out on the chance to show his support as an LGBTQ ally. He decorated his truck for Pride.        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Nike's decision to cancel 'Betsy Ross flag' shoe prompts backlash from Arizona governor Arizona governor Doug Ducey ripped Nike for its decision to cancel the release of a shoe featuring an early design of the U.S. flag.       ...
16:26 2019-07-02

Mexican American sisters of ‘Vida’ back amid gentrification The Starz drama ‘Vida’ returns for its second season on Sunday with an even deeper exploration of an issue facing many U.S. Latino communities: gentrification...
17:26 2019-05-24

Mexican president says he wants to stay friends with Trump, American people Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that Mexico is a friend of the American people and that he wants to continue being friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
21:52 2019-06-02

King's College London probe after senior lecturer in mental health filmed 'poking Remain campaigner with Union Jack flag' King's College London has launched an investigation after a senior lecturer in mental health was filmed at a Brexit Party rally apparently hurling verbal abuse at a Remain campaigner and poking a Union Jack flagpole at his face....
12:39 2019-05-23

Mexican Airline Offers One-Dollar Flights To Central American Migrants A Mexican airline is offering one-dollar flights to undocumented migrants wishing to return to Costa Rica, El Salvador and Guatemala as the country struggles to curb arrivals from Central America....
11:52 2019-06-21

The Latest: Blues hoist Stanley Cup as St. Louis celebrates St. Louis Blues players have taken turns hoisting the Stanley Cup to the cheers of a massive crowd beneath the Gateway Arch       ...
23:13 2019-06-15

Family attorney: Mexican resort served ‘tainted’ alcohol to 20-year-old American tourist before she drowned The attorney for the family of 20-year-old tourist Abbey Conner, who drowned after drinking alcohol at a Mexican resort, said Thursday that the alcohol was “tainted” and her parents are now filing a new lawsuit against the resort....
21:26 2019-06-13

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
08:39 2019-07-16

The Tariff Man's Mexican mischief In an ironic turn of events, the day after President Trump shocked the world with his plan to impose border taxes on all imports from Mexico beginning June 10, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released its latest 50-state “leading indicators” map, which forecasts a data-driven look at state ...
21:00 2019-06-05

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
21:00 2019-07-05

A Chef Plunges Into Mexican Politics Gabriela Cámara, of Contramar and Cala, is on the brink of global culinary fame. But first she’ll return home to Mexico to advise the country’s president on food policy....
18:52 2019-06-04

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
16:39 2019-06-12

| SA dismiss Mexican hockey challenge South Africa and Mexico took on each other for the first time in a winner takes all group stage game at the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar in India....
22:00 2019-06-10

Mexican Peso Tumbles Against the Dollar Investors dumped the Mexican peso and piled into haven assets Friday, as President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico rattled global markets....
22:26 2019-05-31

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said at a press conference Thursday that it’s har...
23:13 2019-06-06

Mexican president says he would like to disband the nation's army Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he recognized the proposal was unlikely to happen....
17:52 2019-07-01

Mexican tariffs would be bad news for denim retailers Mexico is the biggest supplier of men's and boy's jeans to the U.S., representing about 35% of imports, according to the American Apparel & Footwear Association....
17:39 2019-05-31

Mulvaney says Trump is ‘deadly serious’ about Mexican tariffs WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said President Trump is “deadly serious” about imposing tariffs on Mexico to push the country to stop the flow of migrants crossing the US southern border. “He is absolutely, deadly serious,” Mulvaney said on “Fox News Sunday.&...
01:52 2019-06-03

Letter From Mexican President Goes Way Over Trump’s Head Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded to a threat by Donald Trump over new tariffs on Mexican goods with a letter focused on concepts Trump can’t possibly understand: dignity, fairness, compassion, and principles....
23:00 2019-06-01

Andy Ruiz Jr.: Everyone who thinks I'm not Mexican is wrong Andy Ruiz Jr. feels proud to be the first heavyweight world titleholder of Mexican descent and has a message for those who question his Mexican roots....
22:39 2019-06-06

Mexican officials nab over 200 migrants hidden in trucks Mexican authorities nabbed more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks in recent days — including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner hiding in secret compartments. The X-ray shows a ghost-like truck filled with the brightened silhouettes of the migrants, some sitting and others lying down along two...
20:39 2019-07-09

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
05:52 2019-06-01

Tariffs on Mexican Imports Could Squeeze U.S. Railroads Proposed U.S. tariffs on Mexican imports would impact billions of dollars of cargo moving across the border on railroads including Kansas City Southern and Union Pacific....
04:39 2019-06-01

Mexican president expects deal with U.S. over immigration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday said he expects to reach a deal with the United States over immigration before Washington carries out its threat to enact punitive tariffs....
15:52 2019-06-04

Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factionsUp to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups seek to take advantage of consumers’ seemingly insa...
20:39 2019-06-14

The Latest: Ambassador says ‘the limit is Mexican dignity’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on scheduled talks between the U.S. and Mexico (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Mexico has launched a counter-offensive against the threat of U.S. tariffs, saying the steps it has taken on immigration have kept hundreds of thousands of migrants from reaching the United State...
16:52 2019-06-03

US notes advance in Mexican migration enforcement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledges that Mexico has made progress on migration enforcement, while expressing hope that El Salvador can stem the tide of migrants north from the Central American country...
02:26 2019-07-22

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (June 18)        ...
17:39 2019-06-18

U.S.'s Pompeo holding one-on-one meeting with Mexican counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding a one-on-one meeting on Wednesday with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard following a larger meeting at the White House on trade and immigration, a State Department official said....
01:00 2019-06-06

Mexican Economy Contracts, Testing New Government The Mexican economy contracted in the first quarter from the end of last year, a challenge for the six-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who said he expects economic growth to average 4% during his six-year term....
18:52 2019-05-24

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday....
05:52 2019-05-26

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
08:52 2019-05-24

Avocados Will Get More Expensive if Trump Taxes Mexican Imports President Trump has announced a 5% tariff on Mexican imports starting June 10, with increases up to 25% as needed until “illegal migrants coming through Mexico” stop, he announced on Twitter....
01:39 2019-06-04

Mexican senator injured by bomb hidden in book A bomb disguised as a book exploded when a Mexican senator opened it Wednesday, causing minor injuries. Local media reported that Sen. Citlalli Hernandez, who represents Mexico City, received what appeared to be a gift at her office at the Senate headquarters The 29-year-old senator opened it around...
04:39 2019-06-01

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immigrants transiting the country on their way to the U...
23:00 2019-05-31

Mexican president’s party unseats conservatives in 2 states MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s leftist Morena party has apparently unseated the conservative National Action Party in the governorship of the border state of Baja California. Baja California became the first state in Mexico where an opposition party won a governorsh...
16:52 2019-06-03

Chevron says new U.S. tariffs may impair development of Mexican market Oil giant Chevron Corp said on Friday the imposition of new tariffs may lead to retaliation by Mexico impairing the development of that nation's recently opened market for imports of U.S. gasoline and diesel....
05:13 2019-06-01

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy said on Saturday....
22:52 2019-05-25

Phoenix Zoo welcomes Mexican Gray Wolf pups New-born Mexican Gray Wolf pups playing. Courtesy: Phoenix Zoo Twitter PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation announced Monday, the birth of six healthy Mexican Gray Wolf Pups at the Phoenix Zoo. This litter marks the first successful birth at the Phoenix Zoo in 20 years. ...
06:00 2019-06-04

Mexican police protest absorption into new National Guard Under Mexico's new National Guard, federal police officers fear they will lose pay and seniority benefits. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador created the new agency to combat gang violence....
12:52 2019-07-04

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dropping plans to place tariffs on its goods....
22:52 2019-06-08

Mexican officials find 51 migrants in truck using giant X-ray Mexican officials using a large X-ray scanner at a checkpoint in the central state of Zacatecas found 51 Central American migrants in hidden compartments inside a truck....
21:52 2019-07-08

Mexican man charged in smuggling crash that left 6 dead CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A 23-year-old Mexican man has been arrested and charged with smuggling migrants in a run that ended death for six migrants. A statement Friday from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Corpus Christi says Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno of Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico was arre...
00:52 2019-06-08

The Latest: Mexican official says tariff talks will continue WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods coming from Mexico (all times local): 7 p.m. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard says no agreement was reached on tariffs during Wednesday’s White House meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Sec...
01:52 2019-06-06

Trump says US will impose 5% tariff on all Mexican imports from June 10 Duties of up to 25% will be added if Mexico does not substantially stop the "illegal inflow of aliens" entering the U.S., the White House said Thursday....
08:00 2019-05-31

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)        ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped journalist was rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home, Mexican officials and the journalist said Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-13

Mexican president hopes for deal with U.S. on migration on Thursday Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he hoped a deal could be struck with the United States on Thursday to resolve a migration dispute and avoid the Trump administration imposing trade tariffs on Mexico next week....
19:13 2019-06-06

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella outbreak....
03:26 2019-06-29

How tariffs on Mexican imports could affect what you pay for vegetables and cars Tariffs on Mexican imports would affect prices of vegetables, cars TVs. A 5% tariff could rise to 25% if Mexico doesn't halt illegal immigration.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

The Latest: Mexican church blasts charges against leader LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of La Luz del Mundo’s leader and self-proclaimed apostle (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A controversial Mexico-based church decried accusations of human trafficking and child rape against its leader Tuesday, calling them “false.” Charges fi...
06:26 2019-06-05

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
16:26 2019-07-17

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
18:39 2019-06-06

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
00:39 2019-06-06

Pence meets with Mexican delegation but tariffs seem inevitable now Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Mexican diplomats Wednesday to avert an economic crisis as President Donald Trump's threatens to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports....
22:13 2019-06-05

Trump promise of new Mexican tariffs brings protests WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal. President Donald Trump has announced that he is placing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to c...
08:52 2019-05-31

Mexican president says Canadian pipeline contracts were ‘abusive’ The Canadian ambassador to Mexico wrote on Twitter Wednesday that the Mexican government appears "not to wish to respect natural gas pipeline contracts."...
21:26 2019-06-27

Mexican president expects immigration tariff deal with US soon Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday he believes a deal is close that would end the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to illegal immigration....
18:39 2019-06-04

Mexican Shelters Strained by Migrants Struggle With U.S. Returnees Migrant shelters in Mexico are already overcrowded and resources are thin in border communities facing a rising number of asylum seekers sent back from the U.S. after a deal to avert President Trump’s tariffs....
16:00 2019-06-17

Mexican President Says He Wants To Disband Country's Army: Report Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he......
00:26 2019-07-02

IDW’s President Wants to Unearth Spider-Man’s Hidden Mexican History Even as moviegoers get reacquainted with Peter Parker Marvel Studios’ latest release, Spider-Man: Far From Home, a piece of the character’s comic book history was only uncovered earlier this year for American fans thanks to IDW Publishing President Chris Ryall.Read more......
09:52 2019-07-18

Decrepit Factory Becomes Symbol of Mexican Corruption Battle The purchase by Mexican state oil company Pemex of a fertilizer plant that still isn’t running, six years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, has emerged at an emblem of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s campaign against corruption....
18:52 2019-06-04

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs....
06:00 2019-06-03

Tariffs on Mexican Imports Would Hit More Than Avocados in Grocery Stores President Trump’s threat to slap escalating tariffs on Mexican imports could drive up the price of tomatoes, strawberries and many other foods in U.S. supermarkets and restaurants....
05:26 2019-06-02

Mexican authorities push out camping migrants in south TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities have cleared a park of camping Central American migrants and another makeshift encampment of Haitians and African migrants outside an immigration detention center near the Guatemala border. About 100 migrants were pushed out of the Tapachula p...
19:52 2019-05-29

What might we find in the Red Dead Redemption 2 online Mexican territory? Red Dead Redemption 2's single player mode is a great game. And to be fair to developer Rockstar Games, recent updates to Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode have made it much better (although sadly my 15th suggestion remains unfulfilled)....
18:39 2019-06-27

Trump's tariff on Mexican imports startles industry Deutsche Bank estimates that if the penalty rises to the full 25 percent, GM would take a $6.3 billion hit before interest and taxes; FCA's hit would be $4.8 billion; and Ford's would be $3.3 billion....
08:00 2019-06-03

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
06:26 2019-05-25

Freak hailstorm engulfs trucks in Mexican city Drifts of hail from a freak storm partially buried tractor-trailers and cars in the Mexican city of Guadalajara, bringing families out on to the streets to play in ice piled high despite the summer heat....
17:52 2019-07-01

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
01:13 2019-05-29

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
02:39 2019-06-04

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the economy and imperil a major pending US-Mexico-Canada trade deal....
00:26 2019-06-05

Mexican city of Guadalajara hit with freak hail storm The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit with a freak hail storm on Sunday. One of the country’s most populous cities was struck with a deluge of ice pellets that left homes battered and cars trapped in ice. “I’ve never seen such scenes in Guadalajara,” said the state governor...
06:39 2019-07-01

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
20:13 2019-06-04

Mexican police rescue 25 kidnapping victims in Cancun The police department of Quintana Roo in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula rescued 25 individuals who had been kidnapped from a Cancun call center, police chief Alberto Capella said Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-03

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States. Civil rights activist Luis Arbey Perez Cruz in the municipality o...
23:13 2019-06-23

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican imports starting early next month....
01:13 2019-06-01

Mexican avocado growers expect US consumers to bear tariffs URUAPAN, Mexico (AP) — The baby avocados in Enrique Bautista’s vast orchard in western Mexico will grow to maturity, eventually, and be shipped out of Mexico. What remains to be seen is how many of those green gems will reach consumers in the United States if President Donald Trump makes good ...
05:52 2019-06-02

Nikkei rises as Mexican tariff fears abate, exporters up Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday morning, tracking U.S. gains as news Washington is considering a delay in tariffs on Mexican imports eased wider concerns about global trade....
07:13 2019-06-07

Trump thanks Mexican leader on border, says migrant flow slower U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked the president of Mexico for the job he is doing at the southern U.S. border, saying the migrant flow into the United States has slowed....
19:00 2019-06-20

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak economy, rampant violence and troubled relations with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
10:13 2019-06-02

Mexican authorities find wreckage of plane carrying 13 people The wreckage of a missing private plane carrying 13 people has been found in a mountainous area in the northern state of Coahuila, the state's public security department said....
18:52 2019-05-21

Leader of Mexican Church La Luz Del Mundo Charged With Sex Crimes in Los Angeles A complaint filed by the California attorney general’s office accuses Naasón Joaquín García, 50, of raping a child, among more than a dozen other crimes....
13:00 2019-06-05

Trump plan for new Mexican tariffs brings business protests WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing past protests from U.S. businesses and Mexico to double down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America’s southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. U.S...
09:13 2019-06-01

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexican imports over illegal immigration President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico starting on June 10 until illegal immigration across the southern border is stopped....
03:26 2019-05-31

Mexican peso rebounds on report that the US may delay Mexico tariffs The Mexican peso fell nearly 1% against the dollar after two ratings agencies lowered their credit outlook on the country amid the heightened trade tensions....
23:13 2019-06-06

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail” would be “hard” and not worth living,...
02:39 2019-07-19

Mexican church leader charged in horrific child sex ring The leader of a Mexican fundamentalist Christian church that boasts more than one million worldwide followers was busted in Los Angeles on charges of human trafficking, child rape, child pornography and other crimes, officials said. Naasón Joaquín García, the head of La Luz Del Mundo, was charged Tu...
17:26 2019-06-05

Stocks dive after Trump imposes tariffs on Mexican imports President Trump’s expanded trade war is giving Wall Street — and avocado lovers — the shakes. Traders rushed to sell stocks Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to levy escalating tariffs on Mexican imports by June 10, a trade tax that could increase costs for everything from cars, to avoc...
08:52 2019-06-01

Mexican officials hope to avert U.S. tariffs in last-ditch talks Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
14:39 2019-06-05

Mexican capital deploys National Guard to stem violence MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mayor of Mexico’s capital says the National Guard will be deployed throughout the city as the metropolis struggles to contain rising violent crime. Claudia Sheinbaum said Saturday that 2,700 national guardsmen will soon begin working “special operatives in the enti...
01:00 2019-06-30

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
04:00 2019-07-03

Mexican finance minister quits with scathing resignation letter Mexico's finance minister, Carlos Urzúa, quit abruptly on Tuesday, with a letter of resignation that appeared highly critical of the current administration, and raised questions about the president's much-vaunted promise to reduce corruption....
00:13 2019-07-10

New hope for Mexican Grand Prix to keep its Formula 1 calendar spot Sergio Perez remains pessimistic about the future of his home Formula 1 race, but there are indications that the Mexican Grand Prix will be reprieved...
12:26 2019-05-26

U.S. mulls delaying threatened tariffs on Mexican products: Bloomberg The United States is considering delaying the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products that President Donald Trump has threatened to put in place on Monday to allow for more time for talks between the two nations, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing unidentified people familiar with the mat...
05:01 2019-06-07

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn -sources Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products, excluding corn, that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if duties threatened by the Trump administration take effect, officials said Wednesday....
23:01 2019-06-05

UPDATE 4-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
04:13 2019-06-01

Mexican president responds to Trump’s threat to impose tariffs Mexico’s president suggested he was open to tightening immigration controls following a threat from President Trump to impose tariffs if the US’s southern neighbor doesn’t put an end to illegal immigration to the States. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also said Saturday that a delega...
00:00 2019-06-02

Wall Street rises with hopes of Mexican tariffs delay Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
05:01 2019-06-07

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of the first major resignations in the administration of leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador....
22:52 2019-05-21

Hail storm buries parts of Mexican city of Guadalajara in ice A freak hail storm has struck parts of Mexico's Guadalajara, leaving up to 2 meters (2 yards) of ice on the streets. The summer temperatures had hit 30 degrees Centigrade in the days leading up to the storm....
15:00 2019-07-01

Mexican drug cartel operative pleads guilty in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A high-ranking figure in Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel who answered to now-imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has entered a guilty plea at a Chicago federal court. Guadalupe Fernandez Valencia pleaded guilty during a Wednesday hearing to narcotics traffick...
19:52 2019-06-27

Rotting seaweed sours beaches at Mexican tourist hotspots Visitors to some of the most luxurious beaches in Mexico have been faced with stinking mounds of rotting seaweed and muddy-brown waters thanks to an enormous build-up of algae on the shoreline....
10:52 2019-06-28

Automakers wait and worry as opposition to Mexican, other tariffs mounts Even if the Mexican tariffs are scrubbed, automakers are struggling to figure out how to operate under a president who has described himself as the "tariff man."...
14:00 2019-06-06

Mexican charges against ex-Pemex chief are for money laundering -paper The charges against former Pemex Chief Executive Emilio Lozoya, who is wanted in a major Mexican anti-corruption investigation, are for money laundering, Mexican newspaper Reforma reported on Thursday....
23:01 2019-05-30

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
00:00 2019-06-19

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn: sources Mexico has prepared a list of U.S. products that could be hit in retaliation for possible Trump administration tariffs, with a focus on Republican-leaning agricultural states but excluding corn, one of Mexico's biggest imports, officials said on Wednesday....
02:26 2019-06-06

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year....
06:00 2019-06-17

Mexican president says he offered friendly relations with Trump in call Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump, offering him friendly ties and a commitment to dialogue, a day after a deal was reached that avoided tariffs on Mexican goods threatened by the U.S. leader....
07:26 2019-06-09

Mexican president leads 'celebration' rally after US tariffs dropped Andrés Manuel López Obrador tells crowd in Tijuana he is raising an ‘open hand’, not a closed fist, to Donald TrumpThe Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, travelled to the border city of Tijuana to rally the country in “defence of national dignity”, but to also reaffirm friendship with t...
10:26 2019-06-09

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force took over the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero last month by driving out a rival band, blowing up a car with gas cy...
06:26 2019-06-21

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American courts....
18:13 2019-05-28

Mexican megachurch leader returns to court in sex abuse case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo returns to court in a child rape and human trafficking case. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-defendants are scheduled to appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday for an arraignment and bail review hearing. They were arrested...
06:26 2019-06-21

Mexican Church Leader Held On $50 Million Bail In US For Sex Crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human......
11:26 2019-06-06

Mexican president set to extend power in state votes, despite wobbles Mexico's leftist president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is poised to hammer a fractured opposition this weekend in the first electoral test of his strength since taking office, despite presiding over an economy in reverse and rising violence....
18:13 2019-05-28

Trump dismisses possible Republican backlash over Mexican tariff threat U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight, saying lawmakers would be "foolish" to cross him....
18:13 2019-06-04

El Chapo: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison US district judge imposed life sentence plus 30 years on Joaquín Guzmán at hearing in federal Brooklyn courtJoaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States over three decades, was sentenced by...
20:00 2019-07-17

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
03:26 2019-06-14

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says accounts 'improperly' frozen by government Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, said on Monday that the Finance Ministry's Financial Intelligence Unit had "improperly" frozen its bank accounts....
01:39 2019-05-28

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, calling Mexico's treatment unfair....
18:26 2019-05-31

Mexican foreign minister cites advances in U.S. immigration talks Mexican officials have made some advances in their talks with U.S. officials to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday after meetings at the U.S. State Department....
19:13 2019-06-06

2 Mexican nationals sentenced in Kansas City heroin ring KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Mexican nationals have been sentenced for their roles in a conspiracy that distributed more than 14 kilograms (30.86 pounds) of heroin in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Federal prosecutors say 46-year-old Julian Felix-Aguirre was sentenced Wednesday to 24 years and se...
19:13 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
19:52 2019-05-31

Mexican police revolt against plans to join National Guard Hundreds of Mexico’s federal police officers blocked highways in and around the capital in a revolt against the government’s plans to absorb them into the newly formed National Guard...
06:26 2019-07-04

Trump threatens tariffs on Mexican imports over illegal immigration Donald Trump has said he will place a tariff on all imported goods from Mexico until the neighbouring nation to the US does more to combat illegal immigration....
10:26 2019-05-31

Mexican Senate should ratify USMCA trade deal 'soon': president Mexico's government will send a new North American trade deal on Thursday to the Senate, which should ratify the accord "soon," President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said at a news briefing....
17:26 2019-05-30

U.S. Auto Makers Sweat Under Threat of Tariffs on Mexican Imports President Trump’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports foists fresh bad news on the U.S. auto industry, which had pinned hopes on a tentative deal reached last year to preserve free trade between the countries....
19:13 2019-05-31

Trump Announces Tariffs on All Mexican Imports to Crack Down on Migrants WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 10. The president says the percentage will gradual...
03:00 2019-05-31

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump amid the threat of a trade war over migration....
03:00 2019-06-08

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her president’s populist promises to rule for the people.Josef...
00:13 2019-05-28

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador quickly named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
03:39 2019-07-10

Trump ‘deadly serious’ about imposing tariffs on Mexican imports: White House Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports next week in a dispute over illegal immigration....
20:01 2019-06-02

U.S. Chamber of Commerce slams Mexican utility's pipeline arbitration move The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday criticized the Mexican state-owned power utility CFE's filing with an international court to begin arbitration with several infrastructure companies over pipeline contracts, saying the move could undermine investor confidence....
01:26 2019-07-02

At least 60 percent of Mexican police officers cannot pass tests for new force, president says President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that only about 60 percent of Mexico's federal police are passing physical and background exams to join the new National Guard, despite the fact they're considered the elite of law enforcement personnel....
18:26 2019-07-09

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," has been transferred to a "Supermax" prison in Colorado where no one has ever escaped, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said in a statement on Friday....
23:26 2019-07-19

Mexican church leader held on $50 million bail in Los Angeles for sex crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
07:52 2019-06-06

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States....
00:26 2019-06-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso bounces up on hopes of deal on U.S. migration Mexico's peso bounced up after a big two-day slide, as Mexico reported progress on talks with Washington to avoid tariffs, while other regional currencies firmed after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell made some investors believe a rate cut could be on the way. Mexico's peso reboun...
16:39 2019-06-04

Trump tariffs on Mexican goods could cost US more than 400,000 jobs: Economic study Trump's plan to impose a 5% tariff on Mexican goods could cost the U.S. more than 400,000 jobs and hit Texas especially hard, a new analysis says....
04:52 2019-06-04

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
12:52 2019-06-03

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed Environmental campaigners against electric plant and pipeline say Samir Flores Soberanes’s murder is a ‘political crime’A Mexican environmental activist has been murdered before a referendum on a controversial thermal-electric plant and pipeline that he opposed.Samir Flores Soberanes, an indigenous ...
05:39 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of October auctions to pick joint-venture partners in seven onshore areas for state oil company Pemex, which is struggling to reverse more than a decade of falling crude output....
08:52 2019-06-14

Mexican officials to meet Pence in last-ditch talks to avert tariffs Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
07:00 2019-06-05

Hope grows for deal to ward off Trump's tariffs on Mexican imports Hope grew on Wednesday for a deal to avoid the United States imposing tariffs on Mexican goods in return for Mexico doing more to halt illegal immigration but President Donald Trump said he was willing to go ahead with the import duties if he is not satisfied....
22:13 2019-06-05

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-09

Mexican foreign minister warns U.S. of dire economic consequences of tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, who spoke at a news conference in Washington, said the threat by President Trump would have no impact on Mexico’s immigration policy....
05:52 2019-06-04

Mexican church leader held on $50M bail in Los Angeles for alleged sex crimes The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church said Wednesday that its leader and "apostle" Naason Joaquin Garcia, who was arrested in California on charges of human trafficking and child rape, remains the spiritual leader of the group, which claims 5 million followers in 58 countries...
11:26 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
23:39 2019-06-02

Mexican foreign secretary says country still has ‘dignity intact’ after tariff deal Marcelo Ebrard, who helped negotiate the deal in Washington D.C., said when he arrived back home and gave the president his report, he told Lopez Obrador: "There are no tariffs, Mr. President, we emerged with our dignity intact."...
07:13 2019-06-09

Shares surge in Mexican billionaire Slim's phone company after Q2 earnings Shares in Mexican telecommunications company America Movil were up 3% on Wednesday as traders responded positively to second quarter earnings that showed a jump in net profit on favorable currency conditions and subscription growth....
16:52 2019-07-17

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
00:39 2019-06-07

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
00:00 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-Mexican official says government has one year to save Pemex rating The Mexican government has one year to restore the investment grade credit rating of national oil company Pemex, presidential chief of staff Alfonso Romo said on Tuesday, after Fitch downgraded the company last week....
17:39 2019-06-11

Mexican Drug Lord "El Chapo" Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years In Prison Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday......
10:13 2019-07-18

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human life...
15:00 2019-05-21

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model established decades ago....
19:13 2019-05-31

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
20:52 2019-05-26

Mexican steel exec jailed in Spain, faces extradition ruling A Spanish judge has sent the head of Mexico’s biggest steelmaker to jail while authorities decide on his extradition to Mexico, where he’s wanted for corruption-related preliminary charges...
15:52 2019-05-29

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso firms on deal to avoid U.S. tariffs The Mexican peso was on track on Monday to post its biggest one-day percentage gain of 2019 after the country struck a migration deal with the United States to avoid higher tariffs on its exports, although a firm dollar kept other Latin American currencies under pressure. The peso, which has she...
22:52 2019-06-10

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge President Trump on Thursday said the U.S. would impose a 5% tariff on Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to halt the continued flow of asylum-seeking Central American families to the southern border....
04:13 2019-05-31

U.S. judge expected to put Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' behind bars for life Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, is scheduled to be sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday in what is likely one of the last chapters in a decades-long career....
13:39 2019-07-17

Mexican Business Leaders Express Relief at Deal to Avoid Tariffs Mexico’s business leaders breathed a sigh of relief after the Trump administration dropped its threat to impose tariffs, avoiding further risk to an economy that was already showing signs of fragility....
06:13 2019-06-09

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo Robles bridge connecting Guatemala to Mexico — in this frontier outpost named for a Mayan warrior. Martinez, a Honduran migrant, was determined to cross...
01:39 2019-06-09

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
05:13 2019-07-18

Now El Chapo’s back in jail, hunt is on for the Mexican drug baron’s money $12,666,181,704 … that’s the Sinaloa cartel boss’s sales in the US. Now he’s in jail, prosecutors want to seize his vast richesIt’s a favourite current joke in Mexico: “No más túneles!” – no more tunnels. There’s little chance of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera repeating his famous escapes...
13:52 2019-07-21

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
10:13 2019-06-19

Ex-Pemex CEO focused on graft, Mexican anti-money laundering czar says The former chief executive of Mexican national oil company Pemex focused on enriching himself though acts of corruption which led to massive losses for the firm, the head the finance ministry's financial intelligence unit said on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-05-28

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firm, Mexican assets hit by poor GDP data Most Latin American currencies climbed on Friday as the dollar weakened, but Mexico's peso and stocks underperformed after data showed that its economy shrank in the first quarter. Regional currencies, except for Mexico's, rose between 0.2% and 0.6% as the greenback slipped after orders for U.S....
23:39 2019-05-24

Mexican police revolt against plans to absorb officers into new National Guard Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard....
05:13 2019-07-04

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
06:39 2019-06-08

How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began noticing ill-fitting spare tires packed with drugs inside the trunks of vehicles shipped from Mexico....
23:26 2019-06-17

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooting of Salvadoran migrants by police last week....
01:13 2019-06-20

Stephen Colbert on Trump’s cancelled Mexican tariffs: ‘The Lyin’ King’ Late-night hosts focused on the reports of the true origins behind the new Mexican border security agreementLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s cancelled plan to impose tariffs with Mexico and the reports that contradicted the president’s version of events. Continue reading......
19:00 2019-06-11

World stocks, oil jump amid optimism over Mexican tariffs delay Major world stock indexes and oil prices jumped on Thursday as investor optimism grew following a report that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
05:01 2019-06-07

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence in US jail ‘inhumane’ Andrés Manuel López Obrador also vowed to bring down violence stemming from drug violencePresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico has called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by creating a socie...
00:13 2019-07-19

Mexican president expecting ‘good results’ on immigration from US-Mexico talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday that he expects “good results” from upcoming talks in Washington and suggested he is open to reinforcing efforts to stem illegal immigration, according to reports....
08:26 2019-06-02

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. trade spat Mexico's president on Saturday hinted his country could tighten migration controls to defuse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, and said he expected "good results" from talks planned in Washington next week....
19:26 2019-06-01

Trump rips ‘creep’ Chuck Schumer over tweet about Mexican tariffs President Trump blasted Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer as a “creep” in an early morning tweet after Schumer said Tuesday that he believed the president was bluffing about proposed immigration-related tariffs on Mexican imports. Trump sent the tweet on Wednesday morning from London at about 1:0...
06:39 2019-06-05

Violent Mexican Border City Opens Its Doors To US Asylum Seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, US and Mexican......
16:26 2019-07-10

Justices to Hear Case of U.S. Agent’s Shooting of Teenager Across the Mexican Border The Supreme Court also issued a decision limiting suits against the police by people claiming retaliatory arrests for exercising their First Amendment rights....
21:26 2019-05-28

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican officials said....
08:52 2019-07-10

Mexican president optimistic for deal with White House to avoid tariffs Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday he remained optimistic that a deal with the Trump administration could be reached to avoid new tariffs on Mexican goods, which are set to go into effect Monday. U.S. and Mexican officials are meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C., for their ...
03:39 2019-06-07

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home - lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Tom Hogue)...
07:26 2019-05-29

Tariff talks 'have begun,' top officials meet Wednesday: Mexican minister Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said he started negotiating with officials in Washington on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on imports of Mexican products but face-to-face talks will not happen until next week....
05:13 2019-06-01

Mexican president says Pemex secures $8 billion multi-bank loan Mexican state oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] signed an $8 billion syndicated loan with more than 20 banks to renew credit lines and refinance liabilities, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
00:26 2019-06-28

Dow, stocks end lower on threat of tariffs on Mexican imports and recession fears The Dow closed lower Friday as stock investors were spooked by Trump's tariff hikes on Mexican goods and renewed recession fears.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
01:13 2019-06-01

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman faces life sentence See ya, Shorty! Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will appear in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday, where a judge is expected to sentence him to life behind bars. Guzman, 62, whose nickname translates to “shorty,” faces a mandatory minimum sentence of life i...
00:52 2019-07-17

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home: lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television....
12:00 2019-05-29

Corona brewer CEO says 'We'd always be ready' if Trump levies tariffs on Mexican beer Constellation Brands CEO Bill Newlands said Friday that the brewer of Corona and Modelo would be ready if President Donald Trump put tariffs on Mexican beer....
23:52 2019-06-28

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
03:00 2019-06-01

Mexican foreign secretary denies Trump’s claim of secret concessions in agreement Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what’s in it....
08:13 2019-06-11

Meet the real-life action hero taking on a Mexican drug cartel Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb removes his AR-15 from the safety guard in his white Silverado pick-up and heads into the brush off a lonely stretch of freeway in search of bad guys — human traffickers and drug smugglers who have made the area around this small desert city a dangerous criminal hub. L...
03:52 2019-06-30

Exclusive: Pemex study details 'severe' air quality impact from Mexican refinery A flagship refinery planned by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would have a "severe" impact on air quality and emissions could spread to nearby towns, according to an environmental study produced by state oil company Pemex and reviewed by Reuters....
20:26 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
05:52 2019-06-19

As U.S. tariff deadline on Mexican goods looms, Pence to host talks on Wednesday U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will host Mexican leaders at the White House on Wednesday for talks aimed at pressuring authorities to clamp down on migrants heading for the southern U.S. border, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-06-04

CORRECTED-Walmex says Mexican competition authority opposes Walmart's Cornershop purchase Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, said on Tuesday that the nation's Federal Competition Commission opposes its parent company Walmart's acquisition of grocery delivery platform Cornershop....
03:00 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Walmex says Mexican competition authority opposes Walmart's Cornershop purchase Mexico's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart de Mexico, said on Tuesday that the nation's Federal Competition Commission opposes its parent company Walmart Inc's acquisition of grocery delivery platform Cornershop....
03:00 2019-06-05

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
08:13 2019-05-29

Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown 'Being a little chubby kid, underestimated and told I’m not going to be nothing, to do something is going to be good.' Andy Ruiz receives encouragement from Canelo and Chavez The post Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown appeared first on Boxing News....
21:52 2019-05-29

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
05:26 2019-05-22

Trump tariffs could sink Mexican peso to lowest point this year: analysts The Mexican peso could sink next week to its lowest point of the year if U.S. President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to slap Mexican imports with tariffs, according to a Reuters poll of analysts and traders....
05:01 2019-06-07

Stocks drop as trade dims earnings outlook; Mexican peso tumbles A gauge of stock markets around the world fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings, while Mexico's peso tumbled after the country's finance minister resigned....
03:26 2019-07-10

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump’s planned action....
15:39 2019-06-01

Trump's Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal experts U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers....
04:39 2019-06-01

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opened in the global trade war....
23:00 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-U.S. Chamber of Commerce mulls challenge of Trump tariffs on Mexican goods The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is looking at ways to challenge U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods, including legal options, an official with the influential business lobbying group said on Friday as a broad swath of industries reeled in response to a plan announced by U.S President Donald Trump on Thursday...
19:52 2019-05-31

Mexican president says work on new airport north of Mexico City to begin this month Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that work to expand an airport at the Santa Lucia military base, meant to serve the capital, would begin this month following a series of delays....
04:13 2019-07-02

UPDATE 2-Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
22:26 2019-06-07

Mexican president says country will 'overcome' Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said on Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, and called on Mexicans to unite to deal with the challenge....
15:52 2019-05-31

SoftBank exec sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
04:52 2019-05-22

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
06:26 2019-06-08

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
05:13 2019-06-01

Mexican Police Revolt Against Plans to Join Newly-Formed National Guard (MEXICO CITY) — Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard, a move that the police fear could upend their jobs. The protests came as the government officially b...
08:39 2019-07-04

Migrants describe overcrowded Mexican detention centers as Trump ratchets up pressure Mexico's immigration centers are becoming increasingly squalid and overcrowded as authorities step up the detention of migrants headed for the United States, with inmates languishing for weeks amid medical neglect, according to detainees, lawyers and rights groups....
15:13 2019-06-23

Mexican minister to meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary to discuss Trump’s tariff threat President Donald Trump has threatened to impose punitive tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, that would gradually increase to 25%, if Mexico did not stem migration north....
17:52 2019-06-02

Immigration officials see drastic rise in number of Africans illegally crossing US-Mexican border Many of the migrants came from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, and Cameroon to escape violence and dictatorial leadership. The majority have since left San Antonio for other cities throughout the country....
01:52 2019-06-13

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies rise, Mexican peso up before top level U.S.-Mexico meeting Mexico's peso rose on Wednesday ahead of a meeting of top officials from Mexico and the United States to discuss migration issues, while most other Latin American currencies also firmed as rising expectations of a rate cut by the U.S. central bank dented the dollar. After declining early in the...
17:39 2019-06-05

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teenager killed by border patrol agent The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
23:00 2019-05-28

U.S. Government’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy is Expanding, Stranding More People in a Dangerous Mexican City (HOUSTON) — The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico’s most dangerous cities, where thousands of people are already camped, some for several months. The Department of Homeland Security said Friday that it woul...
05:00 2019-07-20

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values....
22:52 2019-06-04

Speaker Pelosi Slams President Trump for Mexican Foreign Policy ‘Temper Tantrum’ President Donald Trump’s deal with Mexico to get help on the border in exchange for withdrawing the threat of U.S. import tariffs got a quick thumbs-down from Nancy Pelosi. The House Speaker released a statement early Saturday saying Trump had “undermined America’s preeminent leade...
21:26 2019-06-08

UPDATE 2-Mexican president says country will 'overcome' Trump threats, urges national unity Mexico's president said on Friday he would respond with "great prudence" to threats by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to impose tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, and called on Mexicans to unite to face the challenge....
16:52 2019-05-31

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Spanish police say they arrested a Mexican national, but not Pemex former chief Lozoya Spanish police on Wednesday said they arrested a Mexican national the day before, but that it was not the former chief of Mexico's state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, as they had said previously....
12:00 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
01:13 2019-06-01

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins life term in Colorado 'Supermax' prison Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," entered a Colorado prison known as "the Alcatraz of the Rockies" on Friday to begin a life sentence after being found guilty of a raft of crimes including conspiracy to commit murder....
01:00 2019-07-20

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
04:13 2019-06-01

Trump Says Mexico ‘Wants to Make a Deal’ as Mexican Officials Head to White House to Avoid Tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, the Mexican foreign minister, has been meeting with Washington officials all week as Mexico tries to head off President Trump’s threatened tariffs....
19:52 2019-06-05

President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants. The post President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:00 2019-05-31

Mexican auto parts maker Nemak to shut Canadian plant after loss of Chinese client Mexican auto parts maker Nemak said on Wednesday it will close a manufacturing plant in Windsor, Canada, by mid-2020 after the loss of a Chinese client....
23:39 2019-07-16

Mexican president lashes out at Trump in angry letter, says he turned U.S. into anti-immigrant country 'overnight' Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed back at President Donald Trump's move to impose a blanket 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods in a letter on Thursday that was alternately angry and philosophical....
19:52 2019-05-31

Mike Pence to deliver Trump's demands to Mexican officials as tariff deadline looms High-stakes negotiations could determine whether Trump goes through with threat of 5% tariffs on Mexico, which he has blamed for the migrant crisis.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Supreme Court to decide if families of Mexican teens killed by U.S. officials in cross-border shootings can sue The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier, but are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions regarding cases from Arizona and Texas....
20:39 2019-05-28

Mexican president denounces drug kingpin 'El Chapo' life sentence and 'inhumane' jail conditions Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador denounced the life sentence a U.S. judge handed down to drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, who was extradited last year....
23:00 2019-07-19

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 1-Spanish police arrest Mexican national after Mexico anti-graft push Spanish police on Wednesday said they arrested a Mexican national the day before, but that it was not the former chief of Mexico's state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, as they had said previously....
12:26 2019-05-29

Late-night comedians mock Beto O’Rourke for Spanish debate answer: Like ‘embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant’ Late-night hosts poked fun at 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke for his use of Spanish during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, even comparing him to an "embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant."...
22:00 2019-06-27

March of the under 10s – generation growing up as protesters Research says those born since 2010 are expert at spotting fake news and handling technology Political protest, spotting fake news and taking control of new technology comes naturally to the UK’s under 10s, the so-called Alpha generation and the first cohort born into the fully-fledged social media ...
07:26 2019-06-19

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liberties....
16:26 2019-07-10

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative president Jair Bolsonaro’s cuts to education, including moves to dramatically reduce funding for federal universitiesStudents protest across Brazil over ...
07:26 2019-05-31

On the Streets With Hong Kong’s Protesters We saw scenes of violence, as well as hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators. There is still some unity in the face of mainland China’s encroaching influence, but it is less clear how this leaderless protest movement will advance....
15:39 2019-07-02

Georgian protesters try to break into parliament TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Thousands of protesters have tried to storm the parliament building in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and are calling for the government’s resignation. The unrest was sparked by the appearance Thursday of Russian legislator Sergei Gavrilov in the building as part of an...
22:13 2019-06-20

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass demonstrations....
16:39 2019-06-21

| Algerian protesters rally despite arrests Hundreds of Algerian protesters gathered in the capital despite a spate of arrests ahead of the latest weekly rally since the April 2 resignation of longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, AFP correspondents said....
00:39 2019-06-23

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy. (May 30)        ...
05:13 2019-05-31

Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters Hong Kong police used tear gas against protesters who oppose a contentious extradition bill. Wednesday's protests delayed a debate over the legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Why Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Turning to G-20 Leaders for Help Beijing has said that its leaders will not discuss Hong Kong at the Group of 20 summit meeting. But Hong Kong protesters still hope for global backing....
20:26 2019-06-27

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military’s ouster KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice. The pledge comes after new clashes brought the death toll in three days of the military...
10:52 2019-06-06

Sudan protesters to keep up campaign until military's ouster Sudan's pro-democracy leaders are vowing to press their campaign of civil disobedience until the ruling military council is ousted and killers of protesters are brought to justice....
12:13 2019-06-06

China's forgotten protesters: the other Tiananmens | podcast Hundreds of Chinese cities were involved in the student-led demos in 1989. The Guardian’s Lily Kuo discusses the uprisings outside of Beijing. Plus: Patrick Wintour on Saudi Arabia’s hand in Sudan’s military crackdownZhou Guocong who lived on the outskirts of Chengdu, China left home on 6 June 1989 ...
09:13 2019-06-06

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on country's rulers Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite, keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
20:26 2019-07-05

Trump protesters, supporters mark July 4 in DC Trump supporters and protesters took to the National Mall Thursday, where they had plenty to say about the president's plans to command the stage at the Lincoln Memorial against the backdrop of a show of military muscle. (July 4)        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Algerian protesters push for reforms, man tries to burn himself A man sought unsuccessfully to set himself on fire on Friday as tens of thousands of Algerians rallied to push for reforms and the departure of the ruling elite....
21:52 2019-07-12

Sudan protesters announce new protests in mid-July Sudan's main opposition coalition on Monday announced plans to step up protests this month to pressure the military council to hand over power to civilians, and blamed the council for the death of nine people during Sunday's demonstrations....
22:52 2019-07-01

Protesters take over Hong Kong's legislature A large group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory's emblem. (July 1)        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Former protesters recount 1989's crackdown Thirty years ago, Dong Shengkun was a 28-year-old worker at a printing factory who listened to students' speeches at the Tiananmen Square and joined the protests out of a desire for change. (May 31)        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Hong Kong protesters: 'We will stand together and never give up' Millions of Hong Kongers took to the streets in recent days protesting a contentious extradition bill. The leaderless movement has revived civil society, while resisting intervention from Beijing. William Yang reports....
14:26 2019-07-02

Anti-Trump protesters to be kept away from Downing Street Met police insist on closing off section of Whitehall while US president meets Theresa MayAnti-Donald Trump protesters will be prevented from marching in front of Downing Street after police said the southern part of Whitehall should be completely closed off while the US president is meeting Theresa...
18:52 2019-05-31

Protesters Disrupt Amazon Event Over Its Ties With ICE Demonstrators disrupted an Amazon event in New York, voicing opposition to the company’s ties to entities that enforce the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration....
04:52 2019-07-12

Cyberattack hits app used by Hong Kong protesters A secure messaging app used by protesters to organize in Hong Kong was hit with a massive cyberattack, identifiable from offending IP addresses as coming from mainland China....
16:13 2019-06-21

Hong Kong’s Approach to Protesters: No More Concessions Carrie Lam’s administration is confident that it can weather further demonstrations, despite recent violent clashes and signs that the economy could suffer....
16:26 2019-07-19

French Protesters Hang Up Their Yellow Vests Seven months after waves of demonstrations first washed over France—bringing the government to its knees—the yellow-vest movement has run out of steam....
18:26 2019-06-16

Hong Kong's Next-Gen Protesters: 'We Can't Stay Out of the Way Anymore' The demonstrators who have jammed Hong Kong’s streets over the past week or more have been overwhelmingly young and impatient about shaping the future of the city they love....
19:13 2019-06-17

Extinction Rebellion protesters arrested in London Hundreds of demonstrators set up camp across the UK, disrupting traffic and concrete production. The second day of a week long nationwide protest demands more action on climate change from the British government....
19:52 2019-07-17

Extinction Rebellion protesters appear in court in London More than 30 activists have been charged with a range of public order offences More than 30 Extinction Rebellion protesters have appeared in court in London charged with a range of public order offences.The charges relate to demonstrations led by the movement in April – when thousands of people bloc...
19:26 2019-07-12

Protesters set fire to U.S. Embassy in Honduras in second day of demonstrations Protesters torched the access gate to the U.S. Embassy in the Honduran capital on Friday during a second day of major protests against President Juan Orlando Hernandez....
03:00 2019-06-01

The Latest: Protesters take over Hong Kong’s legislature HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislative chamber, spray painting slogans on the wall and over the territory’s emblem. Some stood on the desks of...
16:52 2019-07-01

Seven killed as protesters return to streets of Sudan Seven people have been killed and more than 180 wounded across Sudan as protesters returned to the streets to call for the ruling military council to hand power to the people....
07:13 2019-07-01

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ceremonies. The protesters gathered near the prime m...
13:26 2019-06-19

Protesters tear down Zhukov bust in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Protesters have torn down a towering bust of Soviet military hero Marshal Georgy Zhukov in Ukraine’s second-largest city. Destruction of the monument in Kharkiv on Sunday came amid protests by an array of far-right and nationalist groups against an organizing session for a new po...
18:39 2019-06-02

Laura Ingraham blasts UK 'communist' protesters On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Fox News' Laura Ingraham criticized the contingent of communists who showed up in London to protest President Trump in the UK calling them "clueless."...
09:13 2019-06-05

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopian region Protesters in the Ethiopian city of Hawassa blocked roads and burned tires on Thursday after security forces thwarted a meeting of activists to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group, witnesses said....
13:01 2019-07-18

Thirty years after Tiananmen, protesters' goals further away than ever Three decades after China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, increased government suppression of rights activism has pushed the demonstrators' original goals further away than ever....
02:39 2019-06-02

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum's sit-in A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military's headquarters in the capital, Khartoum....
17:26 2019-06-02

Sudanese protesters: Forces kill 1 outside Khartoum’s sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese medical union says at least one person has been shot dead by security forces near a sit-in outside the military’s headquarters in the capital, Khartoum. The Sudan Doctors Committee says the shooting took place late Saturday on Nile Street and that at least 11 ...
18:39 2019-06-02