Questions swirl after Trump admin says tax will pay for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising Mexico will pay for his massive border wall. On Thursday, his administration finally suggested how: a 20 percent tax on products imported from south of the border.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN and JOSH BOAK , Associated Press

Warnings of rising xenophobia on Holocaust remembrance day

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jewish and Christian leaders prayed over the ruins of gas chambers at Auschwitz-Birkenau as some leaders warned Friday on International Holocaust Remembrance Day of rising xenophobic hatred against Jews and others, including Muslims.

 

  • Written by VANESSA GERA , Associated Press

US economic growth slowed to 1.9 percent rate in Q4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy lost momentum in the final three months of 2016, closing out a year in which growth turned in the weakest performance in five years.

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer