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Trump to Visit Arizona Town on US-Mexican Border.

President Donald Trump will visit a border protection facility in a town along the U.S.-Mexican border in Arizona on Tuesday as he seeks congressional funding for the wall he wants built, administration officials said on Monday. Trump, who has struggled to persuade the Republican-led Congress to approve funding for a ...

- Voice of America - US

Trump to visit Arizona town on U.S.-Mexican border.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will visit a border protection facility in a town along the U.S.-Mexican border in Arizona on Tuesday as he seeks congressional funding for the wall he wants built, administration officials said on Monday.

- Reuters - US

Trump will visit a section of a US-Mexican border fence in Arizona on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will visit a section of a U.S.-Mexican border fence in Arizona on Tuesday as he seeks congressional funding for the wall he wants built, administration officials said on Monday. Trump, who has struggled to persuade the Republican-led Congress to approve funding for a project many see as ...

- Business Insider - US

KKK leader threatens to 'burn' Latina journalist, the first black person on his property.

​Christopher Barker, a leader of a US Ku Klux Klan chapter in North Carolina, agreed to an interview with Ilia Calderon, a Miami-based Colombian news anchor.  He was told the interview would be conducted in his home by a Hispanic "woman of colour."

- Stuff - NZ

Two more Mexican Air Force T-6C+ aircraft crash.

Two Mexican Air Force Beechcraft T-6C+ Texan II aircraft crashed on 16 August, the Secretariat of National Defence announced. According to SEDENA, the aircraft were on a training flight over the Santa Lucia Military Air Base N1 when the two aircraft brushed

- Jane’s - US

Damen begins building Mexican Navy's new patrol vessel.

Damen started building a long-range ocean patrol vessel for the Mexican Navy, according to a 17 August navy statement. The vessel is Damen Group's Sigma 10514 frigate. Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding, in the Netherlands, will construct two

- Jane’s - US

Wealthy Collectors Show Off Their Cars Along Pebble Beach Golf Course.

Some of the most expensive cars in the world are displayed and auctioned off at a week of car shows in Monterrey, California. It's a beauty contest for cars. We travel there to see what it's like.

- NPR - US

Mexican police rescue 115 migrants from truck.

Forty-one of the rescued migrants were minors

- Global News - CA

Veteran NAFTA negotiators likely to deflect political pressures.

By David Ljunggren WASHINGTON - The three trade officials leading the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are veterans in their field who will be able to resist political pressure for major rapid changes as the pace of talks intensifies, trade and legal experts say. U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators opened ...

- Sify - IN

GRAPHIC: Violence Spikes in Mexican Border State Capital as Cartel War Rages.

The capital of this border state saw a recent spike in cartel violence after hitmen attacked a local restaurant during business hours. The attack resulted in the murder of the owner and injury to two of his employees. Hours prior to the murder, this city had three other murders and other cartel attacks.

- Breitbart - US

Six Flags parks will wisely stop flying Confederate flags.

The six flags of Six Flags are looking a little different this weekend. Parks in Georgia and Texas have removed the Spanish, Mexican, French, Confederate, and Texas state flags that once flew over its grounds, choosing to only fly the American flag instead. The switch-up is intended to minimize feelings of division in the ...

- Mashable! - US

On Illinois farms, where labor is tight, foreign workers are welcomed

Wayne Sirles parks his dusty pickup amid rows of peach trees, where Mexican pickers pluck fruit that a few years ago dropped to the ground to rot for lack of hands to harvest it. Not this year. Sirles, whose great-great-grandfather founded Rendleman Orchards in the tiny town of Alto Pass in southern...

- Chicago Tribune - US

NAFTA negotiators hone in on origin rules, dispute settlement

By David Ljunggren and Anthony Esposito WASHINGTON - U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators on Friday began digging into some of the thorniest issues in modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement, including rules of origin for goods produced in the region, services trade and a controversial dispute settlement ...

- Sify - IN

NAFTA negotiators hone in on origin rules, dispute settlement

WASHINGTON - U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators on Friday began digging into some of the thorniest issues in modernizing the North American Free Trade Agreement, including rules of origin for goods produced in the region, services trade and a controversial dispute settlement system.

- Reuters - US

Damen lays keel for Mexican naval ship

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding has held a keel laying ceremony for new Sigma 10514 long range patrol vessel for the Mexican Navy.

- UPI - US

Wisconsin senator wants feds to probe Mexican resort alcohol

MILWAUKEE " A U.S. senator from Wisconsin is urging the State Department to investigate reports of tainted or substandard alcohol at Mexican resorts.The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently reported about travelers becoming...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Take a look at Pixar's beautiful new movie 'Coco,' which explores the afterlife

DisneyPixar's newest film, "Coco," follows the journey of aspiring 12-year-old musician Miguel, as he makes his way through the Land of the Dead. Miguel, along with his canine sidekick Dante, end up being transported to the Land of the Dead on Dia de los Muertos — also known as the Day of the Dead — a Mexican ...

- Business Insider - US

Senator wants feds to probe Mexican resort alcohol after 20-year-old died

A 20-year-old woman died in January after being pulled from a resort pool.

- ABC News - US

Wal-Mart says it gained market share in Canada in second quarter

Walmart Canada's comparable-store sales rose 2.5 per cent, trailing only the Mexican arm's 7.2 per cent growth

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Wisconsin senator wants feds to probe Mexican resort alcohol

MILWAUKEE — A U.S. senator from Wisconsin is urging the State Department to investigate reports of tainted or substandard alcohol at Mexican resorts.

- Billings Gazette - US

A Mexican Oil Renaissance Could Thaw US Relations

Build offshore oil rigs, not walls. The post A Mexican Oil Renaissance Could Thaw US Relations appeared first on The American Interest.

- The American Interest - US

La Liga: Atletico Madrid aim to pip title favourites Real Madrid, Barcelona after shifting base from Vicente Calderon

For an off-season that began by losing an appeal against a one-year transfer ban, Atletico Madrid have emerged impressively unscathed as they welcome in a new era by moving to the newly built Wanda Metropolitano. The post La Liga: Atletico Madrid aim to pip title favourites Real Madrid, Barcelona after shifting base from ...

- Firstpost - IN

Movie News: Channing Tatum to Star in FBI Drama 'Bloodlines'; Jeremy Renner's New 'Avengers' Haircut May Be Significant

Bloodlines: Channing Tatum will star in a big-screen adaptation of Bloodlines: The True Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI, and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty. Melissa Del Bosque's book, which will be published on September 12, tells the true story of a rookie FBI agent in Laredo, Texas who becomes involved in the ...

- Movies.com - US

Tijuana's big growth industry? Barbershops, with 100 opening in three years

Hidden a few blocks away from Tijuana's main thoroughfare, an old warehouse has become a cultural landmark for the city's fashion-conscious men. Wings painted outside the building are the only indication something is different about the space, most recently used as a gym. Inside, a Drake song blasts...

- Los Angeles Times - US

AP Top Stories August 17 A

Here's the latest for Thursday, August, 17th: Hundreds gather for Charlottesville vigil; Trump disbands two White House business councils; South Korean President says he may send envoy to North Korea; US, Canadian, Mexican negotiators reworking NAFTA.         

- USA TODAY - US

'Gravity' Helmer Alfonso Cuaron Exits WME; Anonymous Content Will Be Primary Rep

EXCLUSIVE: Alfonso Cuaron, the Mexican-born helmer who won the Best Director Oscar for Gravity, today left WME. It looks like he won't rebound with another agency. He recently signed with Anonymous Content for management, where he has a long relationship with principal and producer Steve Golin, which grew out of Fallen ...

- Deadline.com - US

NAFTA talks must include discussion on fintech: Mexican negotiator

WASHINGTON - Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement must include a discussion of new financial services, a Mexican negotiator said on Wednesday, singling out so-called fintech companies rapidly gaining ground in the region.

- Reuters - US

Mexicans march to scrap NAFTA, as government fights to save it

While Mexican government negotiators fought tooth and nail to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, thousands of Mexican farmers and workers took to the streets on Wednesday demanding the deal be scrapped. Carrying banners that read “No to the FTA,” and decorated with images of ...

- Ya Libnan - US

There is no such thing as a 'fine person' who goes along with racism and hate

The only surprising thing about Donald Trump's furious defense of Nazis is how unsurprising it is. After all, this is the guy who didn't want blacks touching his money because they're inherently lazy … and because that's what Jews are for.  The only kind of people I want counting my money are short guys that wear ...

- Daily Kos - US

U.S. to seek tough NAFTA rules of origin in auto sector: trade czar

Lighthizer's opening speech served notice that the U.S. will not accept the Canadian and Mexican aim of simply expanding the deal to cover more areas of trade and social policy

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Here's how digital tools are reshaping higher education

This post is sponsored by Dell Technologies and Intel® – partners in hardware-enabled security solutions. Intel Inside®. Powerful Productivity Outside. Learn more at delltechnologies.com. Vimeo Embed:http://www.vimeo.com/video/229592258Width: 640pxHeight: 360px The immensely competitive higher education sector ...

- Business Insider - US

'Freedom to the girls': Mick Jagger's daughter goes topless and poses with Suki Waterhouse

Georgia May Jagger and fellow model Alewya Demmisse were seen soaking up the sun on a Mexican beach.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Tech Companies Ramp Up NAFTA Lobbying on Eve of Trade Talks

Technology companies, such as Microsoft and Cisco Systems, have ramped up lobbying ahead of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, looking to avoid any future restrictions on cloud storage and to promote an international pact to eliminate technology goods tariffs. U.S., Mexican and Canadian ...

- Voice of America - US

Tech companies ramp up NAFTA lobbying on eve of trade talks

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON - Technology companies, such as Microsoft and Cisco Systems have ramped up lobbying ahead of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, looking to avoid any future restrictions on cloud storage and to promote an international pact to eliminate technology goods tariffs. U.S., ...

- Sify - IN

Here's what you need to know as NAFTA negotiations begin

Imelda Medina/Reuters The first round of NAFTA renegotiations begins on Wednesday. The US Trade Represenative previously said NAFTA needs to be modernized for the digital economy. Trump made trade a major theme of his political campaign in 2016. The first round of the North American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations ...

- Business Insider - US

'El Chapo' wants private attorney over public defender

Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán has asked a New York federal court to allow him to fire his public defender and hire a private attorney.

- UPI - US

10,000 Gallons of Tainted Alcohol Were Seized From Mexican Resorts

Mexican authorities this week seized 10,000 gallons of illegal alcohol

- TIME Magazine - US

Cops: Man Hit Brother With Bat Over Tacos

Taco Bell takeout was focus of bloody beef Tyler Tarrell Dukes, 19, is jailed on a felony assault charge carrying a maximum 10-year prison term. All over some Mexican grub. Sibling Taco Assault

- The Smoking Gun - US

Questions about lawyers' fees put El Chapo defense in limbo

Private lawyers seeking to represent Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his U.S. drug-trafficking case failed to get assurances Monday that they'll get paid, leaving the Mexican drug lord's defense in … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

How Will Mexican Drug Kingpin El Chapo Pay His Lawyer?

The reputed Mexican drug kingpin may be worth as much as $14 billion, but the issue of payment could be crucial to his case and any asset forfeitures.

- Yahoo! News - US

Questions about lawyers' fees put El Chapo defense in limbo

NEW YORK — Private lawyers seeking to represent Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his U.S. drug-trafficking case failed to get assurances Monday that they'll get paid, leaving the Mexican drug lord's defense in limbo.

- Billings Gazette - US

Drug Lord 'El Chapo''s Pursuit of Private Defense Team Hits Snag

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord awaiting trial, wants to hire private attorneys, but they may have to join the case without any assurance of getting paid.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Questions about lawyers' fees put El Chapo defense in limbo

Private lawyers seeking to represent Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his U.S. drug-trafficking case failed to get assurances Monday that they'll get paid, leaving the Mexican drug lord's defense in limbo. During a hearing in federal court in Brooklyn, U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan told the lawyers...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

The Latest: Judge won't guarantee pay for 'El Chapo' lawyers

NEW YORK " The latest on a New York court appearance for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman :11 a.m.A judge in New York has refused to guarantee that private lawyers seeking to represent Mexican...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'El Chapo' seeking new lawyers in US drug trafficking case

Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman wants to hire new lawyers in his U.S. drug trafficking case, but there's questions about how they'll get paid

- The Daily Star - LB

What Donald Trump Doesn't Get About Diplomacy

The leaked transcripts of U.S. President Donald Trump's two conversations with Mexican and Australian leaders reveals a man so focused on his own needs and requirements that he can't seem to make much room for those of anyone else.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

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