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Trump’s new Mexico tariffs threaten to derail a major trade agreement that took more than a year of bitter negotiation, and they’re even drawing the ire of a Republican ally

US President Donald Trump’s threat of 5% tariffs on goods from Mexico over illegal immigration could upend a major trade deal that took over a year of bitter negotiations to reach. The US, Canada, and Mexico agreed to the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement last year, but Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa warned […]
Trump’s new Mexico tariffs threaten to derail a major trade agreement that took more than a year of bitter negotiation, and they’re even drawing the ire of a Republican ally
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Separating kids from parents at the border mirrors a ‘textbook strategy’ of domestic abuse, experts say — and causes irreversible, lifelong damage

Under Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, everyone who attempts to cross the border is being prosecuted. Because of the way that policy is enforced, 2,000 children were separated from their parents in six weeks. Experts, mental health groups, and human rights organisations say this could cause serious, […]
Separating kids from parents at the border mirrors a ‘textbook strategy’ of domestic abuse, experts say  —  and causes irreversible, lifelong damage