AP FACT CHECK: Trump misses mark on state of Mexico border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In vowing Tuesday to use the military on the U.S.-Mexico border until his coveted wall is built, President Donald Trump heaped blame on his predecessor, congressional Democrats and Mexico for creating a dangerous and dysfunctional border.


  • Written by By ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Caravan migrants confused by President Trump's angry tweets


MATIAS ROMERO, Mexico (AP) — President Donald Trump's angry comments about a caravan of migrants ricochet around like a soccer ball in the dusty athletic complex in southern Mexico where the 1,000 or so Central Americans have camped since the weekend.

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  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press

Trump says 'strong action' coming on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pledged "strong action today" on immigration, a day after he said he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his "big, beautiful wall" is erected.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

Escalating US-China trade dispute heightens global concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — An escalating trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies heightened fears Wednesday of a global trade war, sent global stock markets tumbling but also left the door open to a negotiated settlement that might prevent any serious damage before it begins.

  • Written by By JOE McDONALD and PAUL WISEMAN , AP Business Writers