Trump defends policies on border, North Korea in visit to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump defended his tough stance on immigrants crossing the U.S. border with Mexico on Saturday, praising his administration for a job well done and saying his approach will make the United States stronger. Trump also said his peace initiative with North Korea was already paying off despite criticism that…

Mexico presidency favourite taps business tycoon as chief of staff

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the favourite to win Mexico’s July 1 presidential election, has asked prominent businessman Alfonso Romo to be his chief of staff, the candidate’s campaign said late on Friday. Mexico’s presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) greets supporters in Oaxaca, Mexico…