According to Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.” But President Trump has frequently called those rights and those seeking them into question. The president also retweeted a post claiming that “illegals can get up to $3,874 a month under Federal Assistance program.” Immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally don’t qualify for most government benefit programs, including food stamps, Medicaid, cash assistance and public housing. While asylees are eligible for cash assistance, they must meet certain requirements to be considered.
The migrant caravan at the southwest border has sparked a heated debate in the U.S. about asylum. According to Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.” What does that mean for asylum-seekers? Yahoo News explains.
General Motors recently announced its plan to cut more than 14,000 jobs. Earlier this year, the car manufacturer warned the Trump administration about the cost of his tariff war. Trump lashed out at GM after its job reduction announcement and allegedly told its CEO that she “better” reopen plants in the U.S. soon.
The White House just released a harrowing report on the potentially deadly consequences of climate change. Why does President Trump contradict the report? In the past, Trump has frequently called climate change a hoax and in 2017, he pulled the U.S. out of an environmental action accord signed by 195 nations to help stop climate change.
The White House released a harrowing report on the potentially deadly consequences of climate change. The 1,656-page evaluation is required by Congress and is the most extensive scientific study to date. Why does President Trump contradict the report? Yahoo News explains.
The research, conducted as part of the University of Cambridge’s Conspiracy & Democracy project, found that nearly half of Leave voters think the government lied about immigration.
Nancy Pelosi is running a fierce campaign to be elected speaker of the House of Representatives. The current minority leader of the House — and only woman to be speaker — has been in the political sphere for more than four decades. Pelosi, who started as a member of the Democratic National Committee in 1976, slowly worked her way up to the House after a 1987 special election.
From Space Force to space flights, where will the next generation soar? In 2017, tech giant Elon Musk announced that his company SpaceX would send humans to Mars by 2024. According to the Mars One website, 100 candidates of the 202,000 people who applied remain in the application process. But in a recent interview, Musk said he wasn’t sure whether he’d be aboard or not.
CNN’s Jim Acosta is reporting at the White House again after a judge ruled that the Trump administration overstepped the law in revoking his access. But what protects the press, to begin with? Yahoo News explains.
North Korea is reportedly continuing to develop its ballistic missile program. Following a summit with the U.S., North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to dismantle his country’s main nuclear site. North Korea reportedly continues to make improvements to more than a dozen other sites that could launch conventional and nuclear missiles.
President Trump warned Democrats that it would be a “warlike posture” if they used their newfound House power to investigate him. But what can Democrats actually do?
President Trump warned Democrats that it would be a “warlike posture” if they used their newfound House power to investigate him. But what can Democrats actually do? Yahoo News explains.
Bookmakers think Donald Trump is still favourite to win the US presidential election in 2020 - despite losing his majority in the House of Representatives this week
While denying allegations that he has made racist remarks, President Trump disavowed having a relationship with rapper Lil Jon, who appeared in the fourth season of "Celebrity Apprentice" and was not eliminated until the second-to-last episode.
Following a question about his characterization of the migrant caravan, President Trump engaged in a heated exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta, saying, “CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them. You are a rude, terrible person.” The verbal sparring continued into the next question from NBC’s Peter Alexander.
Speaking to the press in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday, President Trump congratulated Republicans on a midterm victory despite losing control of the House. Trump cited campaign spending on the part of the Democrats as a major obstacle and his numerous campaign rallies as a deciding factor in many races.
In an impassioned speech to supporters at 1:30 a.m., Democrat Stacey Abrams refused to concede the Georgia gubernatorial race to GOP opponent Brian Kemp. Abrams suggested that the race might go to a runoff and that voters will get a “do-over."
President Trump just signed a major piece of legislation in the fight against the opioid crisis. The bill, which passed both houses of Congress virtually unopposed, brings together multiple smaller proposals to address prevention, treatment, and recovery.
President Trump has repeatedly condemned the thousands of Honduran migrants who are pushing toward the U.S. border, but how accurate are his claims?
Texas Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke met with constituents and supporters in Central Houston Monday morning, at the the first of eight scheduled “pop-up" rallies, ahead of President Trump's mega-MAGA rally for O'Rourke's opponent Sen. Ted Cruz.
US President Donald Trump said it "certainly looks" as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead.
Donald Trump threatens to close America's southern border with Mexico using the military unless Mexico stops the flow of people, in latest Twitter storm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a composite sketch the porn actress' lawyer released.
Conservative women in Minnesota say they don't believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. One "Make America Great Again" rally attendee says Ford has set all women back by bringing sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.