Mexico

The National Archives unseals thousands more JFK files

(Worthy News) – The National Archives has unsealed thousands-more pages from the Kennedy files. And while assassinations buffs weren’t likely to find any major revelations – no proof of a second gunman, a Cuban plot, or evidence the killer could have been stopped – they’ll have plenty to chew on. The Dallas Morning News reports…

Read More

Mexico volcano erupts shooting ash and smoke into the air

(Worthy News) – A volcano in Mexico has erupted, spewing smoke and ash more than two miles into the air. Mexico’s Popocateptl volcano, also known as Popo, had three explosive eruptions, sending fragments into the sky. The first explosion occurred on Friday, with two more overnight, covering nearby villages in ash and smoke. [ Source:…

Read More

Iran promises to send warships to Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean

(Worthy News) – Iran’s new naval commander has vowed to send warships to America’s backyard. Rear Adm. Hossein Khanzadi said plans were being drawn up for vessels to be deployed to the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean “in the near future.” They would also visit South American countries, he added. Tehran has long complained…

Read More

GOP includes money for Trump’s border wall in Senate spending bill

(Worthy News) – Senate Republicans included $1.6 billion for the first installment of President Trump’s border wall in the new homeland security spending bill they released Tuesday, keeping the president’s marquee immigration promise on track. While avoiding the term “wall,” the Senate bill calls for $1.6 billion in funding for “physical barriers” and border roads…

Read More

U.S. Seeks Restrictions on Mexican Trucking Under Nafta

(Worthy News) – The U.S. has proposed another difficult change to the North American Free Trade Agreement that could eventually restrict long-haul Mexican truckers from operating in the country, according to people familiar with the discussions. American negotiators asked to remove Mexico’s long-haul industry from a Nafta chapter on cross-border services, according to an industry…

Read More

Trump wants $4 billion more for missile defense, citing North Korea

(Worthy News) – U.S. President Donald Trump asked Congress on Monday for $4 billion to support missile defense to counter the threat from North Korea, just ahead of his first visit to South Korea since taking office in January. “This request supports additional efforts to detect, defeat, and defend against any North Korean use of…

Read More

Trump’s Border Wall Prototypes Unveiled

(Worthy News) – Nearly a year after President Donald Trump’s surprise electoral victory, the first step to fulfill the central pillar of his campaign—a promise to build a wall along the country’s southern border—has taken shape along the perimeter between San Diego and Mexico. The construction of eight prototypes is complete, and they will now…

Read More

18 states, DC file lawsuit against Trump over Obamacare insurer subsidies

(Worthy News) – Attorneys general from eighteen states and the District of Columbia have teamed up for a lawsuit against President Trump’s decision to discontinue payments to Obamacare insurers. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Friday that New York, California, and Massachusetts would be spearheading an effort to pursue an injunction against the decision.…

Read More

Trump says open to bilateral Canada, Mexico pacts if NAFTA talks fail

(Worthy News) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was open to bilateral trade pacts with either Canada or Mexico if a three-way deal cannot be reached to substantially revise the North American Free Trade Agreement. Asked by a reporter if he could envision maintaining free trade with Canada if NAFTA talks sour…

Read More