Laura Jones

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Trump treks to the United Nations to meet world leaders anxious about what he'll say

WASHINGTON — President Trump heads to the United Nations this week to meet with world leaders, and many of them are anxious — not just about global national security challenges, but about Trump himself.<p>While the still-new president hopes to use his first appearance before the U.N. General Assembly …

Another Obama, Clinton donor joins Mueller's legal team investigating Trump campaign

The newest lawyer to join Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible Trump campaign team collusion with Russia gained notoriety for her conduct in defending former President Obama's immigration orders, Politico reported Saturday.<p>Besides her work for Obama, Kyle Freeny, now the …

You probably shouldn't hug your dog, and 3 other common things we get wrong about dogs

I have some bad news: Your dog doesn't like being hugged, even though you love to hug them.<p>That isn't definitive, nor is it every single dog (#NotEveryDog) — Louboutina, for instance, is seemingly all about hugs.<p>But chances are, your dog isn't. And that's just scratching the surface of the many …

Pets

May Day rallies across U.S. target Trump immigration policy

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Labor unions and civil rights groups staged May Day rallies in several U.S. cities on Monday to denounce President Donald Trump’s get-tough policy on immigration, a crackdown they said preys on vulnerable workers in some of America’s lowest-paying jobs.<p>Protesters …

Los Angeles

Protests Over Trump’s Immigration Order: Pictures

Africa

The Worst Art Thefts of the Past Century

Dozens of people were arrested across Europe as part of an art and antiquities trafficking sting, but there are still some headline-grabbing pieces …

Dogs don’t like reggae – they love it: 10 top tracks to play for your best friend | Rhik Samadder

The pets reportedly have their own distinctive tastes, but prefer reggae and soft rock to classical: so here’s a top 10 of dog-friendly tunes<p>A study by the University of Glasgow has discovered that dogs “prefer soft rock and reggae” over other genres of music, conclusively proving man’s best friend …

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos promises to fight Trump's immigration ban

Jeff Bezos, Amazon's CEO and founder, said his company is going into action to counter President Trump's controversial immigration order, which temporarily blocked refugees and citizens of seven countries from entering the US.<p>In an email to employees Monday, Bezos said Amazon is working on a number …

Trump concerns sink dollar to 2017 lows, weigh stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar tumbled on Tuesday, headed for its worst start to a year in three decades, while stocks dipped as U.S. President Donald Trump added uncertainty to the market following stringent curbs on travel to the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries.<p>Comments from …

U.S. does $220 billion in trade with Muslim countries

President Trump's travel ban on the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries has created confusion and concern across the Middle East and parts of Asia.<p>The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, which represents dozens of Muslim countries, expressed "grave concern," warning that it would "embolden …

Donald Trump attacks Republicans John McCain, Lindsey Graham on Twitter

A day after Donald Trump’s immigration ban caused confusion and consternation across the country, Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain …

Thousands protest against Trump travel ban in cities and airports nationwide

Lauren Gambino and Sabrina Siddiqui in Washington, Paul Owen in New York and Edward Helmore at JFK international airport