Emerging online threats changing Homeland Security's role

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday that her department may have been founded to combat terrorism, but its mission is shifting to also confront emerging online t...

Germany: Syrian man goes on trial over Chemnitz stabbing

BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian asylum-seeker has gone on trial in Germany over the fatal stabbing in August of a German that touched off far-right protests in the eastern city of Chemnitz. N...

Trump issues first veto, overrules Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday in a demonstration that he is not through fighting for his signature...

APNewsBreak: Migrant families must wait outside bus stations

PHOENIX (AP) — Greyhound Lines Inc. is no longer allowing U.S. authorities to drop off immigrant families inside bus stations, forcing those who have been released from custody to wait outside until t...

Policy shift means uneasy wait in Mexico for asylum seekers

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Juan Carlos Perla says he spent his first night in the U.S. in a cold immigration cell with 21 others at the nation's busiest border crossing. Fluorescent lights were always on ...

Fate of Chinese student in Taiwan who criticized Xi online uncertain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese student, who denounced China's President Xi Jinping during a live stream earlier this week, faces an uncertain fate after his Taiwan student visa expires in July....

Judge who blocked deportation mid-flight set to review case

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland resident whose deportation was blocked by a federal judge while he was on a flight to his native China is now asking the same judge to allow him to stay in the coun...

Rights group: EU complicit in violence against migrants

BIHAC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A leading rights group has accused European Union states of complacency in the "systematic, unlawful and frequently violent pushbacks" by Croatian border guards of tho...

US expands program making asylum seekers wait in Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government program requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico has expanded to a second port of entry. Homeland Security officials say the program is now at t...

Top Chechen official claims blood feud against blogger

MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of Chechnya's parliament says he has a blood feud against a popular Chechen blogger who has fled Russia. Magomedov Daudov, a close ally of Chechen leader Ra...

Iraqi on trial in Germany over murder, rape of 14-year-old

BERLIN (AP) — A rejected Iraqi asylum-seeker accused of murdering and raping a 14-year-old local girl has gone on trial in Germany, in a case that fueled tensions over migration. The...

Mexican president touts good ties with US in first 100 days

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is celebrating what he called his administration's "cordial" relations with the United State as he marks his first 100 days in office. ...

Hollywood actresses seek truth at Tijuana migrant shelters

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Actress America Ferrera led a small group of artists on a migrant shelter tour in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego, over the weekend. They dressed in casual...

Mexico's leftist president creates new style of government

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's first 100 days in office have combined a compulsive shedding of presidential trappings with a dizzying array of policy initiatives, a...

Police protection for German mayor threatened after killing

BERLIN (AP) — A mayor in Germany has been put under police protection after receiving threats following the killing of a young woman earlier this week. Michael Kissel, mayor of the w...