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  • Fact-Checking 7 of Trump's Claims on Border Security

    President Donald Trump made his case for a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border in a speech to the country Tuesday night. But Trump and members of his administration have repeatedly made false statements about immigration, legal and illegal, to bolster a need for a wall — or at least steel slats — and baseless assertions that Mexico will pay for it, recently through the new trade deal. Here are some claims from Trump’s speech, which he delivered as the federal government remained partly closed over...
  • Fact Check: No, Southern Border Cannot be Secured Without a Wall

    During the Democrat response to President Trump’s Oval Office address, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) claimed the United States-Mexico border could be fully secured without a border wall.

  • German data breach prompts calls for improved online security

    German government officials called on Monday for a tightening of data security laws after a far-reaching breach exposed the documents of hundreds of politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel.

  • Trump’s Iraq visit prompts concern over operational security

    Some said the White House should have taken greater care to ensure that the visit remained under wraps.