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Speaker of the House, Rep. Paul Ryan, Republican of Wisconsin, speaks during a ceremony on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 in Washington. From the left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer, Democrat for New York, the representative of House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat and Ryan. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

After a small coalition of moderate Republicans in the House of Representatives didn’t get enough votes to decide on a bipartisan proposal that could save DACA, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan promised to evaluate the solutions next week.

Los Republicanos vuelven a obstruir una solución bipartidista para DACA

 06/13/2018 - 15:50
El presidente de la Cámara, el Representante Paul Ryan, republicano de Wisconsin, habla durante una ceremonia el miércoles 17 de enero de 2018 en Washington. Desde la izquierda, el líder de la mayoría en el Senado, Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., El líder de la minoría del Senado Chuck Schumer, demócrata por Nueva York, la representante de la líder de la minoría de la Cámara Nancy Pelosi, demócrata de California y Ryan. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

Después de que una pequeña coalición de republicanos moderados en la cámara no lograra los votos suficientes para decidir sobre una propuesta bipartidista que pudiera salvar DACA, el presidente de la cámara, Paul D. Ryan prometió evaluar las soluciones la semana que viene.

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Mexicans Protest Against NAFTA talks, as Their Government Fights to Save It

 08/17/2017 - 06:11
Civil organizations demonstrate to protest the start of NAFTA renegotiations, in the streets of Mexico City, Mexico, 16 August 2017. EPA/Jose Mendez

While Mexican government negotiators fight to save the North American Free Trade Agreement during talks in Washington, thousands of members of social and trade unions on Wednesday protested in Mexico City against the deal, claiming it marginalizes local farmers and hurts the country.

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The Fallout: Trump faces growing backlash over comments about Charlottesville

 08/17/2017 - 04:36
 The president of the United States, Donald Trump, chairing a meeting of a business advisory council. Trump dissolved two of these councils on Aug. 16, 2017, after several chief executive officers quit over his remarks about last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. EFE

The President dissolved two business adversary councils on Wednesday after several chief executive officers quit over his remarks about last weekend"s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump's remarks als sparked condemnation from his fellow Republicans, including two Bush presidents, who issued an statement condemning 'racial bigotry'. 

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US approves Russia sanctions, Moscow says they are a blow to normalizing ties

 07/26/2017 - 06:13
Sergei Ryabkov at a press conference in Damascus, Syria on June 28, 2014. EPA/YOUSSEF BADAWI

Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov has responded to news that a package of further punitive measures for Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US elections and its 2014 annexation of the Crimea was voted through the House of Representatives.

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Trump meets with victims of crimes by undocumented immigrants

 06/29/2017 - 03:38
US President Donald J. Trump (C) listens as he meets with immigration crime victims to urge passage of House legislation to save American lives, in the Cabinet Room at the White House, Washington, DC, USA, 28 June 2017. EPA/Molly Riley / POOL

On Thursday the House of Representatives is scheduled to hold two "crucial votes" on immigration and national security bills, both sponsored by Republican Congressmen Bob Goodlatte of Virginia. One of the bills, dubbed Kate's Law, is designed to increase the penalties for immigrants convicted of certain crimes who, after being deported, have returned to the US illegally.

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Demonstrators gather at Texas Capitol to protest law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state.

 05/30/2017 - 02:56
Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

About 1,000 demonstrators arrived from Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia and protested with other Texas organizations to express their disagreement with SB4, which allows local authorities to question the immigration status of people who, for example, are detained or arrested for a traffic violation.

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