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US stocks rise as trade fears ebb and tech companies lead

Jun. 20, 2018 2:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Wednesday, led by technology and media companies, as global markets let go of some of their fears about the growing trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Still, investors are favoring the companies they think are less vulnerable to tariffs. Twenty-First Century...

The Latest: Gillibrand: It's 'immoral' to separate families

Jun. 20, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on immigration legislation (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for an end to the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families, calling the practice "immoral." In remarks on the Senate floor Wednesday, Gillibrand cited an Associated...

House struggles to unite behind bills to stem border crisis

Jun. 20, 2018 2:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan is pushing ahead with votes on rival House GOP immigration bills, but neither appears to have enough support for passage, forcing the Trump administration to consider executive action to stem the crisis of family separations at the border. President Donald Trump has said...

Guatemalan man recounts anguish of separation from toddler

Jun. 20, 2018 2:36 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Guatemalan man who fled his country to seek asylum after he was kidnapped and extorted says he lived through anguish when he was separated from his then-2-year-old daughter for seven days at the U.S.-Mexico border last fall. Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez's experience happened months before...

Over 100 arrested in another large-scale immigration raid

Jun. 20, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — More than 100 workers were arrested Tuesday at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investigation, the second large-scale raid within the state in the past two weeks. The investigation focused on whether the company knowingly hired people who are...

Trump meets with lawmakers about ZTE deal opposed in Senate

Jun. 20, 2018 2:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has met with lawmakers after the Senate moved to block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE Corp. to buy component parts from the U.S. ZTE is accused of violating trade laws by selling sensitive technologies to North Korea and Iran. The...

ACLU asks Vermont Gov. Scott to stop blocking online critics

Jun. 20, 2018 2:26 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The American Civil Liberty Union's Vermont chapter asked Republic Gov. Phil Scott Wednesday to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook. Scott's office said it is simply trying to maintain a civil dialogue on social media. In a letter addressed to Scott the...

As moral crisis mounts, Ivanka Trump out of sight

Jun. 20, 2018 2:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the firestorm over forced separations of migrant families consumes the White House, Ivanka Trump, the presidential adviser who has billed herself as a "force for good" in the administration, has remained out of sight. In a closed-door meeting with Republicans late Tuesday, President...

Trump says he'll sign order ending child-parent separation

Jun. 20, 2018 2:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would be signing an executive order later Wednesday that would end the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. "We want to keep families together. It's very important," Trump told reporters...

2 airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

Jun. 20, 2018 2:10 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to put migrant children who have been separated from their parents on their flights. The CEOs of both airlines said that the administration's recent immigration policy of separating migrant families...